Wichita City Council in Wichita Kansas

Address and phone number for Wichita City Council, a City Council, at North Main Street, Wichita KS.


Name
Wichita City Council
Address
455 North Main Street, Wichita, Kansas, 67202
Phone
316-268-4331
Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Wichita City Council

The Wichita City Council, located in Wichita, KS, is the legislative body for the city government in Wichita. The City Council sets policy for the city government, adopts capital budgets, and sets Wichita tax rates. It also authorizes borrowing, adopts ordinances and resolutions, and approves contracts. In Wichita, the City Council has substantial authority over regulating land use, public health and safety, and business activity. The City Council also oversees city government staff and operations.

You may contact the City Council for questions about:
  • Wichita City Council meetings and minutes
  • Representatives and elected officials
  • Wichita City Council calendar and agenda
  • City Council membership and districts in Wichita
  • Council committees and legislative bodies
City Council Responsibilities

An elected body, the Wichita City Council represents Wichita residents by acting as the legislative branch of the Wichita government and making policy for Wichita. The City Council follows the Wichita city charter, which designates responsibilities such as overseeing the city budget and adopting policies for the city. Contact the City Council for information about the responsibilities of the City Council.

City Council Elections

The Wichita City Council is an elected body, and council members serve set terms with regular elections. In Kansas state, City Council elections occur on a regular schedule with other local, state, and federal elections. Contact the City Council for more information about elections.

Wichita City Council Meetings

The Wichita City Council holds regular meetings to discuss City Council business. City Council meetings are open to the public on a regular schedule. Under Kansas statutes, the City Council publicizes its meeting schedule and the agenda for its meetings. Following a City Council meeting, the meeting minutes will be published and made available to the public. Contact the Wichita City Council for information about upcoming City Council meetings or meeting minutes from prior meetings.

Addressing the Wichita City Council

The general public can address the City Council during a City Council meeting. Regular City Council meetings provide opportunities for public comment. Similarly, when considering certain actions, Kansas statutes require public comment during a public hearing. In addition to full City Council meetings, committee meetings also conduct preliminary reviews and consider City Council business. These committee meetings may be open to the public.

Contact the Wichita City Council

You may contact the Wichita City Council by calling 316-268-4331, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Wichita City Council, 455 North Main Street, Wichita, Kansas, 67202.