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Your City Commissioners
The Dodge City commission is made up of five elected Dodge City residents. The commissioners serve four or two-year terms, depending on the amount of votes they receive in the elections. The mayor and vice-mayor are selected annually by the current commissioners.


 Joyce Warshaw, Mayor
Joyce Warshaw was selected by the City Commission to fill the four-year term vacated by Michael Weece beginning Sept. 2012.   Joyce is the principal of Miller Elementary School and has worked for the school district 27 years.  Joyce and her husband, Bill, have four grown children: Brooke, Eric & Sunshine Vanderboom and Ted Warshaw.
She can be reached at: Ph: (720) 272-1148. 
Her email address is:  

Rick13.jpg Rick Sowers, Vice Mayor
Rick Sowers was reelected in April 2014 to a four-year term. Rick is employed at The Sound Shop, Inc. Rick and his wife, Angela, have a daughter Bri and a son Mitchell.
He can be reached at: Ph: (620) 225-0199
His email address is:
Brian13.jpg Brian Delzeit, Commissioner
Brian Delzeit was elected in April 2012 to a four-year term. Brian is employed at Coldwell Banker Hancocks. He and his wife, Margie have two adult children, Nikki and Kaelee.
He can be reached at: Ph.: (620) 225-7720
His email address is: 
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Jan Scoggins, Commissioner
Jan Scoggins was elected to the City Comnmission in April 2014 to a four-year term.  Jan is a third generation Dodge Citian and attended Central Elementary School, Junior High, and Senior High School in Dodge City.  Jan serves as the State of Kansas Region V (five) Long-term Care Ombudsman which encompasses all of Southwest Kansas.  Jan has two adult sons and two granddaughters.   
She can be reached at: Ph.: (620) 225-5444
Her email addresses are: ;

kent13.jpg E. Kent Smoll, Commissioner
E. Kent Smoll was reelected to the City Commission in April 2014 to a two-year term.   Kent is the managing partner of Smoll & Banning, CPA's, LLC.  He and his wife Dee have two grown daughters, Jennifer and Katie.
He can be reached at: Ph: (620) 227-7309
His email address is: 
News & Announcements - View All
Window Decorating Contest
Stroll through the downtown Dodge City to see all the beautiful and whimsically decorated windows. Pick up your ballot from a participating downtown merchant and cast your vote.
Small business Saturday November 28th
Come celebrate Small Business Saturday with the annual Downtown Holiday Open House Nov. 28th. Kick off your holiday shopping downtown with joyous gifts, refreshments, and holiday cheer!