Community Boards

City Boards

The City of Syracuse City Council meets on the 2nd Monday of the month at the City Hall at 5:00 pm. Council members are elected to 4-year terms.

Board Members
Blake Upson, Mayor – 2019
Steve Schell, President – 2017
Dustin Doze – 2019
Vance Keller – 2017
Michele Boy – 2019
Matt Gould – 2017

Minutes
January 13, 2014
February 10, 2014
March 10, 2014
April 14, 2014
May 12, 2014
June 10, 2014
July 14, 2014
August 11, 2014
September 8, 2014
October 13, 2014
November 11, 2014
December 8, 2014
January 12, 2015
February 9, 2015
March 9, 2015
April 13, 2015
May 11, 2015
June 8, 2015
July 13, 2015
August 10, 2015
September 14, 2015
October 12, 2015
November 9, 2015
December 14, 2015
January 11, 2016
February 8, 2016
March 14, 2016
April 11, 2016
May 9, 2016

The Solid Waste Planning Committee meets on an as needed basis at the City Hall.

Board Members
Larry Ochs
Tim Kohart
Glenn Hess
John Armstrong
Craig Norton

Minutes

The Sand Dunes Park Committee meets as needed at the City Hall.

Board Members
Blake Upson
Steve Schell
Garland Smith
Brian Grilliot
Brian Bloyd
Charles Stimatze
David Stimatze

Minutes
April 2014
May 2014
October 2014
January 2015
February 2016

County Boards

The Hamilton County Commissioners meet on the 1st three Tuesdays of the month, 1st four if there are 5 weeks in the month, in the Commissioners’ Room in the Court House at 8:30 am. Members are elected to 4-year terms.

Board Members
Mike Lewis – District 1 – Jan/2019
Keith Puckett – District 2 – Jan/2021
John Simon – District 3 – Jan/2021
Nikki Schwerdfeger – District 4 – Jan/2019
Randy Braddock – District 5 – Jan/2019

District Maps – CityCounty

Minutes
View minutes here.

The Syracuse/Hamilton County Airport Board is charged with the administration of the municipal airport and ensuring compliance with FAA regulations.  The airport board generally meets on the 2nd Wedesday of the month in the terminal building. Board members are appointed for 4-year terms.

Board Members
Randy Braddock – Jan/2018
George Phillppy – Jan/2019
Dusty Dowd – Jan/2019
Mike Brown – Jan/2020
Joe Englert- Jan/2020

The Hamilton County Fair Board is charged with overseeing the operation and maintenance of the fairgrounds and organizing the county fair. The fair board generally meets on the 2nd Monday of the month at the Court House.  Board members are appointed for 4-year terms. Information regarding the Hamilton County Fairgrounds is available here.

Board Members
Heath Boy, Chair – Dec/2018
Caitlyn Horton – Dec/2017
Rusty Wharton – Dec/2017
Juliana Houtsma – Dec/2018
Justin Salm – Dec/2020
Griselda Sigala – Dec/2020
Juana Bustillos – Dec/2017

The Hamilton County Swimming Pool Board is charged with overseeing the operation and management of the Hamilton County swimming pool and tennis courts. The pool board generally meets in the Court House on an as needed basis. Board members are appointed for a 4-year term.

Board Members
Theresa Darbyshire, Chair – Dec/2017
Carol Limon – Dec/2019
Open – Dec/2017
Open – Dec/2020
Juana Bustillos – Dec/2017

The Tamarisk Golf Course Board generally meets on the 2nd Sunday of the month in the club house. Board members are appointed for 4-year terms.

Board Members
Tim Kohart – Jan/2021
Mike Howland – Jan/2021
Denise Keller, Chair – Jan/2021
Thad Rash – Jan/2018
Don Miller – Jan/2018
Matthew Lampe – Jan/2018
Rick Mathias – Jan/2020

The Hamilton County Library Board generally meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month at the Library.  Board members are appointed for 4-year terms.

Board Members
Steph Einspahr – April/2020
Rae Lynn Phillips – April/2021
Daliz Oquendo – April/2021
Tina Schwieterman – April/2019
Bob Salter – April/2019

The Solid Waste Planning Committee assist in preparing the solid waste management plan, identifies local policies and priorities as related to solid waste management and insures coordination of collaborating agencies.  The committee meets on an as needed basis at the Court House.  Board members are appointed for 3-year terms.

Board Members
Mike Lewis – May/2018
Keith Puckett – May/2017
Randy Smith – May/2018
Kerstin Mitchell – May/2017
Brian Bloyd – May/2017

The Hamilton County Hospital Board meets every 3rd Thursday of the month at Sunflower Square. Board members are elected to 4-year terms.

Board Members
Carol Roberts – May/2017
Ron Munyan – May/2017
Rick Dikeman- May/2019
Verna Rundell – May/2018
Open – May/2019

Minutes

The Hamilton County VIP’s Elderly Services Board meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at Sunflower Square.

Board Members
Tova Barnes, Director
JoDean Hawkins
Janet Weis, Secretary
Pat Keller
Susan Westeman, Chair
Nancy Huser, Treasurer
Mary Burnett
Sherry Holsenbeck, Vice Chair

The Hamilton County Extension Council Executive Board meets every 1st Monday of the month at the Extension Office.

Board Members
Ryan Schwieterman, President
Marisa Englert, Vice President
Deb Lampe, Secretary
Jessica Blake, Treasurer
Amy Dikeman
Kevin Fox
Carolyn Westeman
Steph Einspahr
Mark Davis

The Hamilton County Community Development Board includes representation from the Syracuse City Council, Hamilton County Commission and Chamber of Commerce. The board oversees the local community economic development efforts to encourage new business development, the expansion of existing businesses and to protect and enhance the quality of life for all residents. The board generally meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room.

Board Members
Steve Phillips – Chamber of Commerce Executive Board
Steve Schell – Syracuse City Council
Sarah Schwieterman – Business Community
Mike Lewis – Hamilton County Commission
Michele Boy – Syracuse City Council

Minutes
July 2014
August 2014
October 13, 2014
October 30, 2014
December 2014
February 2015
April 2015
May 2015
June 23, 2015
June 25, 2015
July 2015
August 2015
September 2015

The Hamilton County Historical Society Board oversees the operation and management of the Hamilton County Museum for the purpose of collecting and preserving artifacts, objects, publications, photographs and other documentary materials related to local and family history of Hamilton County, Kansas. The board generally meets the 2nd Thursday of the month at the museum.

Board Members
Dallie Vernon – 2020
Jason Ochs – 2018
Marcia Ashmore, Secretary – 2017
JoDean Hawkins, Treasurer – 2017
Jenifer Sexson, Vice President – 2020
Rusty Wharton, President – 2017
Marcus Ashlock – 2018

City/County Boards

The Planning Commission meets on an as needed basis at the Court House. Board members are appointed for 3-year terms.

Board Members
Ron Munyan – County – May/2017
Brian Grilliot – County – May/2018
Rebekah Platt – City – May/2018
Parke Hawkins – City – May/2017
Jess Schwieterman – County – May/2017

The Zoning Board of Appeals functions as a safety valve protecting landowners from unfair application of local zoning regulations.  They also hear appeals from the decisions of the planning commission when interpretations of the zoning law are involved.  The board meets on an as needed basis at the Court House. Board members are appointed for 3-year terms.

Board Members
John Ashmore – County – May/2018
Don K Lee – City – May/2018
Jason Ochs – County – May/2017

Syracuse Youth Activities Association Board is responsible for organizing and promoting the recreation program.  Offerings include youth football, volleyball, basketball, t-ball, farm team, Cal Ripken and adult co-ed softball (organized by Nancy Simon).  The committee meets on the 2nd Wednesday at the City Hall. Board members are appointed for 4-year terms.

Board Members
Thad DeWeese, Chair – Dec/2017
Brian Bloyd – Dec/2019
Blake Upson – Dec/2017
Chuck Bezona – Dec/2018
Vance Keller – Dec/2019
Mindy Cruz – Dec/2019
Sarah Ochs – Dec/2018

Schools

The USD 494 School Board meets every 2nd Monday at 7:00 pm in the lecture hall. Board members are elected to 4-year terms.

Board Members
Randy Levens, President – District 1 – July/2019
Thad Deweese – District 2 – July/2019
Dan Kullot – District 3 – July/2019
Open – District 4 – July/2017
Matthew Lampe – District 5 – July/2017
Aaron Plunkett – District 6 – July/2017
Sarah Schwerdfeger – At Large – July/2019

District map – City Districts 2&5 / 3&6 – County Districts 1 South – County District 4 North

Minutes

Cemetery

The Syracuse Cemetery Board meets on an as needed basis at the City Hall.

Board Members
Blake Upson, Mayor
Keith Gould
David Grilliot
Randy Braddock
Ron Finlay

Minutes

City of Coolidge

The Coolidge City Council meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month at the City Hall. Election is held every two years. Current term ends January/2016.

Board Members
Lori Lennen, Mayor
LeeAnna Moore
Loren Tremain
Brian Barrett
Bruce Hines
Corinna Hines

Minutes

Township Boards

Bear Creek Township (4 year terms)

Board Members
Jane Moser, Trustee – Jan/2021
Michelle Westeman, Clerk – Jan/2019
Stephanie Westeman, Treasurer – Jan/2021

Coolidge Township (4 year terms)

Board Members
Vicky Eads, Trustee – Jan/2021
Dorothy Libertus, Clerk – Jan/2019
Rita Seay, Treasurer – Jan/2021

Kendall Township (4 year terms)

Board Members
Bryan Graber, Trustee – Jan/2021
Ron Brown, Clerk – Jan/2019
Caitlyn Horton, Treasurer – Jan/2021

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