The City Council has 13 councilmembers, including the Mayor. All are elected at the same time to four-year terms and may serve two consecutive terms.
The City is divided into six council districts. The mayor and six councilmembers are elected at large, with one at-large councilmember representing each district. Six councilmembers are elected only by voters in their districts.
City Council Strategic Priorities
On Jan. 10, 2013, the City Council passed Resolution No. [R-2013-00010]
, adopting the City’s strategic plan of Council priorities and performance indicators.
The six main strategic priorities are listed below:
- Neighborhood Livability
- Healthy Communities
- Public Infrastructure
- Economic Development
- Public Safety
The mayor, council and staff, together with community partners, strive to achieve a common vision to make Kansas City best.
We employ innovative strategies to:
- effectively and efficiently provide customer-focused services;
- improve public safety;
- and develop sustainable, healthy communities where all prosper.
We lead by inspiring, collaborating, measuring progress and celebrating success.