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The governing and legislative body of the city is the City Commission, comprised of five commissioners who are elected at-large on a non-partisan basis. The commission determines all matters of policy and approves all city ordinances and resolutions as well as adopts the annual city budget.
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Every April, the commission elects one of its members to serve as mayor. The mayor presides over commission meetings, has full voting rights, as do other commissioners, but has no veto power.
Elections are held every other year in odd-numbered years. Three City Commission positions are chosen at each election. The two highest vote recipients receive four-year terms while the third highest vote recipient receives a two year term.
For more information about the City Commission and city elections, contact the city clerk's office at 785-587-2404 or e-mail
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Commissioner Rich Jankovich Receives the Distinguished Trooper Award
Commissioner Rich Jankovich received the Distinguished Trooper Award during the Victory Dinner on Wednesday, June 12, 2013. The Fort Riley Distinguished Trooper Award is the most prestigious award that can be bestowed on a private citizen by Fort Riley. This award was established in 2001 and consists of a medallion that is engraved with the recipient’s name and a Distinguished Trooper Certificate that is signed by the Commanding General. The Distinguished Trooper Award was created to recognize sustained, superior public service and contributions to the Fort Riley Military Community by private citizens.
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