In an effort to maintain the COVID-19 social-distancing requirements, all City public meetings will, for the foreseeable future, be conducted through a remote, online service.
This will begin with the Board of Aldermen meeting on Monday, April 6.
During each meeting, City elected officials and staff will meet during the regularly scheduled time, via video conference. Residents will be able to attend the meetings via phone, with a number and access code that will be provided on each meeting’s agenda.
The current rules for public participation and conduct will continue to be enforced at each meeting.
The meeting schedule will continue to be posted on the City’s website calendar, including any cancellations.
Anyone with questions about a City public meeting, is asked to call City Clerk Randall Jones (816) 380-8916.
The City is working across all departments and with the professionals at the Cass County Health Department to prevent potential spread and ensure proper measures and precautions are in place. As of April 8, there are four known case of COVID-19 in Harrisonville, and 27 cases have been reported in Cass County. Tragically, one person has died, as a result of COVID-19. Click here to view the Cass County Health Department’s community-case numbers.
The City of Harrisonville is taking steps to support the Cass County Health Department’s state of local disaster emergency declaration regarding COVID-19. The CCHD is the county’s public health expert and authority, and the City of Harrisonville will fully support their efforts to keep the community safe.
The Harrisonville Board of Aldermen consists of eight members, each person elected from one of four wards to serve a four-year term. The mayor is elected at large for a four-year term.
Harrisonville is divided into four wards. Each ward is represented by two aldermen, elected to staggered terms of four years each. The next aldermen election will be April 2020. The ward map is based upon the 2010 census. View the Ward Map.
If you are unable to determine what ward you reside in, please call the County Voter Registration Office at 816-380-8106, for assistance.
The Board of Aldermen is charged with a variety of legislative and policy-making duties such as:
Approving ordinances, resolutions, and contracts
Zoning and Land Use changes
Appoint the city administrator, city attorney, city clerk, and members of Harrisonville’s various boards and commissions
The current members of the Harrisonville Board of Aldermen are: