City Commission

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. There are three seats available each election for the city commission, and elections are held in November of odd numbered years. The mayor and vice-mayor are selected annually by the current commissioners at the first meeting in January. 

E. Kent Smoll, Mayor

E. Kent Smoll was reelected to the City Commission in November 2019 to a four-year term. His new term will expire January 2024. To contact him, his email address is: ksmoll70@hotmail.com, and phone: 620.338.0052

Michael Burns, Vice-Mayor

Michael Burns was elected to the City Commission in November 2021 to a four-year term. He was sworn in on January 4, 2022 and his term will expire in 2026.  To contact him, his email address is: michael.o.burns@gmail.com, and phone: 620.255.2092

Rick Sowers, Commissioners

Rick Sowers was reelected to the City Commission in November 2019 to a four-year term. His new term will expire January 2024.  To contact him, his email address is: rsowers@ssedc.net, and phone: 620.338.6707

Chuck Taylor, Commissioner

Chuck Taylor was elected to the City Commission in November 2021 to a four-year term. He was sworn in on January 4, 2022 and his term will expire in 2026.  To contact him, his email address is: chuckt@dodgecity.org, and phone: 620.255.6133

Joe Nuci, Commissioner

 
Joseph Nuci was reelected in November of 2021 to serve a two-year term as Commissioner.  His new term will expire in January 2024.  To contact him, his email address is: joenuci1@gmail.com, and phone: 620.338.3681

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    The City of Dodge City Water Watch that was issued on June 17, 2022, is lifted effective Friday, July 1. Following the Water Conservation Plan and Ordinance No. 3583, a water watch is terminated when the triggering events have ceased to exist. Read on...
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