Simply...Garnett, Kansas

Meet Your Commission

Mayor, Jody Cole
Do you have the desire to lead your community?


If you are interested in running for Garnett City Commissioner, please note the following requirements:

  • Must be a resident of Garnett, Kansas.
  • Must be a registered voter.
  • File with the office of the County Clerk at Anderson County Courthouse, 100 E. Fourth Avenue by noon on June 1, 2021.  Please call 785.448.6841 for questions.
  • Pay a filing fee of $20.


INTERESTED IN SERVING?  The City of Garnett Commission meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 6:00 p.m. Additionally, special meetings, as well as joint city/county meetings, are held throughout the year at times and dates to be determined. City commissioners are required to attend all meetings as necessary to carry out the business of the city.  The current salary for serving as a Garnett City Commissioner is $450 per month.  The mayor receives $500 per month.


​The position up for election in 2021 is currently held by Jody M. Cole, Mayor.

NEXT ELECTION:  Elections will be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.


For more information please contact Garnett City Hall, 785-448-5496.

Mayor Pro Tempore - Greg A. Gwin

Elected April, 2007 

Current term expires: 01/01/2023

Email: Commissioner Gwin

Nathan Gwin

Student Body Representative

2020-2021

Email: Representative Gwin

Upcoming Meetings

Garnett has a City Commission / City Manager form of government.  While the commission governs the city, the city manager oversees the daily operations of all departments.  The commission consists of three members, a mayor and two commissioners.  

JOIN US: City Commission Meetings are held at 6:00 pm on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at Garnett City Hall, 131 West 5th Avenue, Garnett, Kansas, unless otherwise stated. 

Mayor - Jody M. Cole

Appointed February, 2016

Current term expires: 01/01/2022

Email: Commissioner Cole

Commissioner - Cody Gettler 

 Elected November, 2020 

Current term expires: 01/01/2024

Email: Commissioner Gettler


Special ​Garnett City Commission Meeting - Tuesday, April 21st, 2021 5:30 pm- Garnett City Commission Chambers
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Garnett City Commission Meeting - Tuesday, April 27th, 2021 6:00 pm- Garnett City Commission Chambers
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Garnett City Commission Meeting - Tuesday, May 11th, 2021 6:00 pm- Garnett City Commission Chambers
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Garnett City Commission Meeting - Tuesday, May 25th, 2021 6:00 pm- Garnett City Commission Chambers
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Garnett City Commission Meeting - Tuesday, June 8th, 2021 6:00 pm- Garnett City Commission Chambers
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Garnett City Commission Meeting - Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021 6:00 pm- Garnett City Commission Chambers
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​​Garnett City Commission Meeting - Tuesday, July 13th, 2021 6:00 pm- Garnett City Commission Chambers
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​​​Special Garnett City Commission Meeting - Tuesday, July 27th, 2021 6:00 pm- Garnett City Commission Chambers
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