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City Council

Mayor Mike Topliff  was first elected to the City Council in 2013. He was re-elected to council in 2017 and again in 2021. He was appointed Mayor in April 2021 upon the retirement of his predecessor. Mayor Topliff can be reached by e-mail at mayor@westplains.gov.

Mayor Pro-Tem Josh Cotter was elected to council in 2015 and again in 2019 to a four-year term. Cotter was appointed to Mayor Pro-Tem in April of 2021. His term will expire in April 2023. Josh can be reached by email at josh.cotter@westplains.gov.

Councilwoman Jessica Nease was appointed to the City Council in 2018 and elected to a three-year term in 2019. Her term will expire in April 2022. Jessica can be reached by e-mail at jessica.nease@westplains.gov.

Councilman Johnny Murrell was elected in 2020. His term will expire in April 2024. Johnny can be reached by e-mail at johnny.murrell@westplains.gov.

Councilman John Niesen was appointed to the City Council in 2021. His term will expire in April 2022. John can be reached by e-mail at john.niesen@westplains.gov.

City Council Agenda and Meetings

Charter and Code of Ordinances

Our City Charter and Code of Ordinances can be found here.

Citizen Boards

Another important part of the city’s government process is the involvement of citizen boards. City Council appoints citizens to these boards as yet another attempt to involve the community in the decision making process. These board members make important recommendations to the City Council after studying the facts. Please contact us at City Hall at 417-256-7176 about any issue relating to these boards, which are listed below:

  • Board of Adjustments
  • Board of City Pride
  • Civic Center Board
  • Community Improvement Districts
  • Electrical Board
  • Galloway Creek Advisory Board
  • Housing Authority
  • Improvement Authority Board
  • Industrial Development
  • Land Clearance for Redevelopment
  • LEBG Advisory Board
  • Park Board
  • Planning Commission
  • TIF Commission
  • Tourist Development Council