Board of Commissioners

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The Commission comprises a Mayor/CEO, nominated at-large, and ten Commission members. Eight of the Commission members are nominated and elected from districts. The two at-large Commission members are nominated from districts and elected at-large. The Board of Commission has policy-making authority over the county of Wyandotte County and the City of Kansas City, KS.

  • Sets County policies.
  • Adopts ordinances.
  • Appropriates funds.
  • Approves land re-zonings and special exceptions to the zoning ordinance.
  • Carries out responsibilities set forth by the State Code.
  • Sets priorities for budget preparation.
  • Adopts the annual budget of the Unified Government.

Vision Statement

We are a vibrant, resilient community of compassionate and diverse neighbors, united for an equitable, healthy, prosperous future that is proudly Wyandotte.

Department Head

The governing body of the Unified Government is the Commission, consisting of eleven members who serve as its Board of Commissioners.