Local Government

Form of Government

Lebo has a Six member Council comprised of five, at large council members and a Mayor. In addition to the “at large” responsibilities, each council position is assigned a specific area for study, and advice. The council position takes an active role in short and long term issues and partners with the city employees, when needed to solve problems. The table below shows the current make up of the Lebo City Council.

Position # Next Election Current Office Holder Responsibility
2  11/2023 Troy Friend Utilities and Infrastructure
3  11/2023 Jim Jones Parks, Recreation & Culture
1  11/2021 Will Baker Finance/Administration
4  11/2023 Jerry Headley Public Safety
5  11/2021 Jamie Jasnoski Economic Development
Mayor  11/2021 Eric Ferguson Overall

The City Council meets on the first Monday of each month at 7:00 P.M. at the Lebo Community Building, located at 320 N. Ogden. If the first Monday of the month falls on a holiday, the meeting is held the Monday following the holiday.

Local Boards and Advisory Committees

 

Lebo Planning Commission- The Planning Commission is responsible for governing and regulating all the adopted Zoning and Subdivision Regulations. The overall mission of the Planning Commission is to allow for harmonious and logical land use in the city and areas around the city. The Planning Commission meets each quarter at 7:00 P.M. at the Lebo Community Building, located at 320 N. Ogden.

Lebo Parks and Recreation Board- The “Park Board” is an appointed board impaneled to discuss and approve such things as improvements to the city parks, to see to it that such things as the summer youth baseball program is effectively carried out and other items relating to parks, recreation and culture. The board has the authority to expend funds from the “Special Parks and Recreation” line item of the City of Lebo budget. Capitol improvements in excess of $2500.00 must have the City Council approval. The Park Board meets the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 P.M. at the Lebo Community Building, located at 320 N. Ogden. Visit our Parks & Recreation Page for more information.

Taxes

The 2021 Tax Rates for 2022 are shown below. The totals will give you a good idea of what your total, local Ad valorum tax bill will be if you buy property in Lebo.

Taxing Unit

Mil

Lebo City 33.102
U.S.D. 243 Lebo/Waverly School District 46.112
Coffey County Volunteer Fire District 1.720
Lincoln Township 0.464
Coffey County 52.761
State of Kansas 1.500
Total mills levied in City 135.66