Westmoreland is the county seat for Pottawatomie County, Kansas. City Hall is located at 202 Main Street in downtown Westmoreland. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 12 Noon and 1 - 5 p.m.
The City of Westmoreland's form of government is a Mayor and five (5) councilmembers. All council positions are elected and at large, there is no partisan or divisions. Beginning in 2019 all positions of the council will be held for four (4) years on a staggered basis.
City staff consists of all non-elected personnel: City Clerk, Vicki Zentner; City Treasurer, Teresa Varriale; Maintenance Supervisor, Robert Krohn and general maintenance personnel, Aaron Keller; City Attorney, John Watt; Municipal Court Judge, Blaine Carter and Municipal Court Clerk, Vicki Zentner.
The Westmoreland City Council meets regularly on the second Thursday of each month. Meetings are held at the Community Center, 201 Main Street, and are open to the public unless otherwise posted.
Officers and Departments:
2017 Minutes- Minutes will be available for viewing after approval at the following month's council meeting:
City Council Agendas
Water, Sewer and Trash Services
$100 non-refundable hookup fee, $20 base charge, $6.25 for each 1,000 gallons (or fraction thereof) of usage.
No deposit, $27 per month
$11.25 for single occupancy; $13.25 for 2 or more individuals. Recycling option (voluntarily): $15.25 for single occupancy; $17.25 for 2 or more individuals.
Residents are required to provide their own lidded trash receptacle. If you wish to participate in the recycling option, a recycling toter will be provided free of charge. Trash is picked up every Wednesday (unless it falls on a holiday) and recycling is picked up every other Wednesday (unless it falls on a holiday). Please have your trash/recycling street-side before 7:00 o'clock AM of pick up day.
Please direct any questions to City Hall during regular business hours.
Commercial Trash Service:
Trash service for commercial accounts is not provided by the City. Please contact your own provider. Contact City Hall for a list of these providers.
Credit Card Payments , Direct Debit and Email billing Available:
The City of Westmoreland accepts credit card payments for utility bills. Please be aware that there is an additional $3.95 added to each transaction for using this convenience.
Direct debit of your checking or savings account is also an option. These debits will be processed on the 10th of each month.
The city also offers the convenience of emailing utility bills to residents.
For more information and forms for either of these services, please contact City Hall.
Per Ordinance, the city limits the number of dogs at one residence to three (3) and the following breeds are not allowed within the city limits unless they have been registered with the city prior to January 1, 2016:
American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Bull Terrier, American Bully, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Rottweiler, Doberman Pinscher, Chow, Aregentine Dogo, Cane Corso, Dogue de Bordeaux, Dogo Cubano, Dogo Sardesco, Fila Brasileiro, Perro de Presa Canario, or Wolf hybrids. Please see more information by click the button above for the complete ordinance.
All dogs are to be registered with the city annually. Cost for tags are as follows:
Spayed/neutered $5.00 Non spayed/neutered $15.00. A copy of current rabies vaccination is required. Registration is due by April 1st each year.
The City of Westmoreland does not allow any un-domesticated animals within the city limits, this includes roosters, horses, mules, donkeys, etc.
Industrial Park and Economic Development
The City of Westmoreland encourages business development in and around Westmoreland. The city's Industrial Park is located south of downtown. Please contact city Hall for more information about business development in the industrial park area.
Click on the tab below to see which items can be recycling and which ones are not allowed in participating in the city's optional recycling program.
Jeff Rosell, President of the Council/Utilities- Water & Sewer
Mayor, Mark Goodenow
City Clerk/Court Clerk
Jim Smith, Animal Control/Planning and Zoning/Volunteer Fire Chief
Mark Jack, Pool/Fire Dept.
Jim Moore, Streets
The Annual Consumer confidence report covering the calendar year 2015 regarding the quality of the water provided to the city from Rural Water District #4 may be viewed by clicking the tab below.