The City of Lone Jack is a Missouri statutory city of the Fourth Class (RSMo. 79). The governing body consists of the Mayor and a four-member Board of Aldermen, elected by ward boundaries within the City to staggered two-year terms.
The Mayor presides over public meetings, represents the Board of Aldermen at various business and ceremonial events, and votes in order to break a tie. In addition, the Mayor appoints, with consent of the Board of Aldermen, the Municipal Judge, City Prosecutor, Chief Police and various boards.
As a legislative body, the Board of Aldermen is responsible for the enactment of local laws, the adoption of the annual City Budget and Capital Improvement Program, and the review and adoption of proposed policies, agreements, contracts and other City business items.
Individuals whom wish to address the Board of Aldermen are encouraged to contact the City Clerk or Mayor in advance of the meeting at which they wish to be heard. No action will be taking on any items not on the agenda.
City Council Meetings
Meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm at City Hall.
The people of our community are the only reason we are here.
Therefore, we are committed to working with the community to provide ethical and responsible local government so that everyone can enjoy the benefits of living and working in Lone Jack.
We will achieve this through:
Integrity and Pride of Services in everything we say and do with dedication to quality.
Cooperation and Communication with one another and with citizens to ensure open government and open management with no surprises.
Continuous improvement of services through cost effective utilization of people, materials, equipment and technology.
Leadership and knowledge through staff training and development. Innovation in how we meet present and future needs of our city.