Simply...Garnett, Kansas

Commissioner - Jody M. Cole

Appointed February, 2016

Current term expires: 01/01/2022

Email: Commissioner Cole

Mayor - Brigitte Brecheisen-Huss  -  Elected November 2017 

Current term expires: 01/01/2021

Email: Commissioner Brecheisen-Huss

Meet Your Commission

Gettler, Grimes File for City Commission

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, 2020.  Due to Covid-19, the courthouse is temporarily closed and departments are open by appointment. Please call 785.448.6841 for assistance.
  • Pay a filing fee of $20.

‚ÄčINTERESTED 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.

NEXT ELECTION:  Elections will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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


Watch recorded Facebook Live Meetings HERE.

City residents will have two candidates running for Garnett City Commissioner during the November 3, 2020 election. Cody Gettler and Eugene Grimes. The City Commission seat up for election is currently held by Mayor Brigitte Brecheisen-Huss.  

For a list of all city and county offices that will be voted on in November, pleaseCLICK HERE. Please note, this is not a certified complete list at this time.

Commissioner - Greg A. Gwin

Elected April, 2007 

Current term expires: 01/01/2023

Email: Commissioner Gwin

Nathan Gwin

Student Body Representative

to the Commission


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.  Current City Commission consists of Mayor Brigitte Brecheisen-Huss, Commissioner Jody M. Cole, and Commissioner Greg A. Gwin. Current ACHS Youth in Government Representative is Zachary Barnes. City staff include City Manager Christopher Weiner, City Clerk, Travis Wilson, and Terry J. Solander, City Attorney.

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.

Commission meeting agendas, minutes, supporting documents and audio.