City Government

Mayor & Council

The City of Sedgwick is a 3rd Class City (cities with less than 5,000 in population). The city uses the Mayor/Council form of Government. The Mayor and Council serve 4 year terms.

City Council meets on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month, unless they fall on a Holiday. Date of rescheduled meeting is determined by council in a motion.

Meet your Mayor and Council

Mayor: Rodney Eggleston - elected April, 2013, will serve until April 2017
Address: 321 N. Jefferson, Sedgwick, KS 67135
Cell Phone: (316)772-5416
Email: mayor@cityofsedgwick.org

A little history about our Mayor
Mayor Eggleston was born in Eldora, IA, January 12, 1956. His family moved to Sedgwick in May, 1997. They have 3 grown children and 2 grandchildren. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, camping, riding his motorcycle and an occasional round of golf.

What is your vision for the City of Sedgwick?
Expand on the growth already in progress in order to offer more local amenities and services while maintaining the "Small Town Feel" we all enjoy today.

Council Member: Larry Emmel - first elected to serve 04/2007, currently serving until 04/2015.
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Council Member: Rick Jacob - serving 04/2011-04-2015.
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Council Member: Jon Jenson - first elected to serve 04/1991, currently serving until 04/2015.
Address:PO Box 165, Sedgwick, KS 67135
Email: jrjenson@cox.net

A little history about Jon Jenson
He moved to Sedgwick in 1973. Interests: gardening-ecology-travel-recycling "growing" of our area. "I believe you need to leave things better than you find them."

What is your vision for the City of Sedgwick?
To remain a rural style community with modern conveniences.

Council Member: Thom Noone - first elected to serve 04/2009-04/2013, re-elected to serve until 04/2017.
Address:
Home Phone Number: (316)772-5154
Work Phone Number: (316)772-0077

A little history about Thom Noone
Lived in Sedgwick for 14 years, Married, owns business in downtown.

Council Member: Lynne Vigil - appointed to fill vacancy 01/2011, elected to serve until 04/2017.
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Youth Council

The following students are serving on the Youth Council 2012-2013

Serving with the City Council ~ Katy Aycock, Allison Thomas
Serving with Planning & Zoning ~ McKinley Garrett
Serving with Recreation Commission ~ Annabel Little
Serving with Senior Center ~ Claudia Giffin

Pictures for 2012-2012

Youth Council WWTP

 

A WORD ABOUT DONALD "KEITH" DEHAVEN

The City of Sedgwick has had the privelege of being led by Donald "Keith" DeHaven since he served on City Council in 1961 and then elected for his first term as Mayor in April, 1967. He served as Mayor for 4 consecutive terms then sat out one term. He regained his seat as Mayor in 1985. After one term on and one term off, he returned as Mayor for one last run from 1993-2013.

Mayor DeHaven was dedicated to his job as Mayor, representing the City of Sedgwick in many avenues throughout Kansas:
*Charter member Sedgwick Lion's Club 1957-2003 serving as Secretary, President, Zone Chairman & Deputy District Governor
*Meals on Wheels volunteer for Sedgwick 1990-2011