City of St. Joseph

 
The City of St. Joseph is dedicated to providing efficient, quality services by working in partnership with individuals, neighborhoods and businesses to enhance the quality of life, and to create a healthy, vibrant community in which to live, work and visit.

The partnership between the government, the business community and private citizens was recognized by the National Civic League when it designated St. Joseph a 1997 All-America City.

The City of St. Joseph has a council-manager form of government. The City Manager runs the day-to-day operations of the city and oversees all city departments. The Mayor and eight other members of the City Council make ordinances and vote on policy and budget matters.

Members of the Council are elected for four-year terms and serve on a part-time basis. The City is dedicated to providing quality services by working to enhance the quality of life and to create a healthy, progressive community.

The three-member Buchanan County Commission is the administrative arm of county government. Commissioners meet daily to approve spending orders for the county government. They are responsible for the budget and the maintenance and upkeep of county properties and facilities. Buchanan County originated on December 31,1838, and was named for Pennsylvania Senator and U.S. President James Buchanan. The population is approximately 89,856, occupying 409 square miles of land.

The state Legislature is in session from January through May in Jefferson City.

City of St. Joseph Officials

 
Mayor
William Falkner……………………………….(816) 271-4640
1100 Frederick Ave., No. 309, St. Joseph 64501

Deputy Mayor
Byron Myers, Sr……………………………….(816) 273-3108

District I
Pat Jones………………………………………….(816) 244-6229

District 2
Joyce Starr………………………………………..(816) 244-3906

District 3
RJ.Kovac…………………………………………..(816) 261-2934

District 4
Gary Roach……………………………………….(816) 341-4506

District 5
Barbara LaBass………………………………….(816) 752-8363

At-Large
Donna Jean Boyer……………………………..(816) 244-3913

At-Large
Jeff Penland……………………………………….(816) 341-4502

Buchanan County Officials

 
Buchanan County Courthouse
411 Jules, St. Joseph 64501

Presiding Commissioner
R.T.Turner…………………………………………(816) 271-1503

Eastern District Commissioner
Dan Hausman……………………………………(816) 271-1503

Western District Commissioner
Ron Hook………………………………………….(816) 271-1503

County Clerk
Mary Baack-Garvey…………………………..(816) 271-1412

Prosecuting Attorney
Dwight Scroggins………………………………(816) 271-1480

Assessor
Scot Van Meter…………………………………..(816) 271-1469

Auditor
Nancy Nash……………………………………….(816) 271-1408

Sheriff
Mike Strong……………………………………….(816) 271-5555
501 Faraon, St. Joseph 64501

Collector
Peggy Campbell…………………………………(816) 271-1401

Public Administrator
Bill McMurray……………………………………(816) 271-1442

Recorder of Deeds
Ed Wildberger……………………………………(816) 271-1437

Treasurer
John Nash………………………………………….(816) 271-1432

Circuit Clerk
Mary (Salanky) Beattie………………………(816) 271-1462

Division I Circuit Judge
Randall Jackson…………………………………(816) 271-1447

Division 2 Circuit Judge
Weldon Judah……………………………………(816) 271-1441

Division 3 Circuit Judge
Patrick Robb……………………………………..(816) 271-1511

Division 4 Circuit Judge
Dan Kellogg………………………………………(816) 271-1477

Division 5 Circuit Judge
Keith Marquart………………………………….(816) 271-1454

Division 6 Circuit Judge
Ronald Taylor……………………………………(816) 271-1448

Government Websites
 
Missouri Government………………………..www.state.mo.us

Missouri Senate …………………………….www.senate.mo.gov

Missouri House of Representatives………………………………www.house.mo.gov

Buchanan County…………………..www.co.buchanan.mo.us

City of St. Joseph …………………………….www.stjoemo.info