The City of Washington Council acts as the legislative branch of our government, as well as its policy-making body. The Council looks to the city's goals, major projects and infrastructure improvements ranging from community growth to land use to finances and strategic planning. The Council's goal is to do the very best to represent their constituents after they've seen to the needs of the city as a whole.

Meetings are held the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 301 C Street.  If the first Monday of the month falls on a holiday, the meeting will be held on the first Tuesday of the month.

  Name Term Expires Phone
Council Member Theresa Herrs January 2024 (785) 325-2620
Council Member Roxanne Schottel January 2024 (785) 541-0418
Council Member Don Imhoff January 2022 (785) 325-2519
Council Member Kevin Elder January 2022 (785) 325-3168
Council Member Carolyn Pinnick January 2022 (785) 541-0149 (leave message or text)


Council Member Positions Up For Election, Filing Deadline June 1

City of Washington has three council member positions up for election in 2021 during the November election.  

Filing deadline for these positions is June 1, 2021.  

If interested, you can file with the County election office.  The filing fee is $20.00.