City Clerk/Court Clerk
Jim Smith, Animal Control/Planning and Zoning/Volunteer Fire Chief
Ashley Rice, Pool
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.
For the safety of our citizens and staff, City Hall is closed to the public until further notice. City services will continue to operate as usual. Payments may be put in the drop box or you may call city hall to pay by credit/debit card. We would prefer that you do not pay in cash. City staff will be available regular hours by phone or email for any questions you may have. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. Please be safe and careful.
Mark Jack, Utilities/Fire Dept.
Mayor, Mark Goodenow
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, Summer Dierks; Municipal Court Judge, Erich Campbell 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:
2021 Minutes- Minutes will be available for viewing after approval at the following month's council meeting. Prior year's minutes beginning with 2016 may be found under the "Archived Minutes" button above.
City Council Agendas
Water, Sewer and Trash Services
$100 non-refundable hookup fee, $20 base charge, $7.65 for each 1,000 gallons (or fraction thereof) of usage.
No deposit, $27 per month
Residential Trash & Recycling as of January 1, 2019:
$13.25 for single occupancy; $15.25 for 2 or more individuals. Recycling option (voluntarily): $22.75 for single occupancy; $24.75 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:
$10.00 for each dog. A late fee per dog registered AFTER April 1st of each year $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, ducks, 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.
Ashley Rice, Pool
Jeff Rosell, Streets
Ashley Rice, Pool
Ashley Rice, Pool
The Annual Consumer confidence report covering the calendar year 2016 regarding the quality of the water provided to the city from Rural Water District #4 may be viewed by clicking the tab below.
Waide Purvis,Cemetery, Parks