The Unified Government’s Board of Commission is comprised of an eleven member governing body referred to as the “Commission.”
The Commission is composed of a Mayor/CEO, which is nominated at-large, and (10) Commission members. (8) of the Commission members are nominated and elected from districts. The (2) 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 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
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