City of Festus
The City of Festus elects a Mayor to serve a four-year term, eight City Council members who serve two-year terms, and a city treasurer to a 2-year term. The Mayor and City Council appoint the City Administrator, who implements City Council's policies and goals, coordinates departmental development, and promotes communication among elected officials, citizens, and staff. As the chief elected official, the Mayor oversees the police and fire departments and is apprised of the day to day operations of the city. The City Council meets every 2nd and 4th Monday in regular session and periodically on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month (see calendar should work sessions be scheduled).
The City of Festus does not directly employ lobbying services at this time and only do so collectively through the Missouri Municipal League.
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Agendas & Minutes
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Boards & Commissions
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The City Administrator is appointed by the Mayor and City Council, and provides leadership to the organization in the implementation of Council policies and goals, as well as quality services to the Community.
The governing body for the City of Festus, Missouri is a Mayor and an eight-member City Council. Council Members serve a two-year term and are elected by citizens in each of four wards.
Laws / Codes / Maps
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The City of Festus Municipal Court is a division of the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, 23rd Judicial Circuit. Cases in Municipal Court involve alleged violations of municipal ordinances of the City of Festus.
Utilize this letter from the Prosecuting Attorney, Lawrence Wadsack for any requests for recommendations and discovery.
The Festus Tourism Commission is made up of 5 volunteer members of the Festus City Limit Community to disperse revenue generated by the 5% Tourism Tax approved by Festus voters in 2012.