City Manager


The City of Paola operates under the Mayor / Council / Manager form of government. City Manager, Randi Shannon is responsible for managing the city’s affairs and day-to-day operations, as well as implementing policies as established by the Mayor and City Council.


Some include to enforce all City ordinances, resolutions and contracts, offer professional advice on all aspects of the City’s operations, prepare and submit the annual City Budget and Capital Improvement Program, responsible for the hiring and removal of all employees of the City and continuously monitor the City’s financial position and needs.

Documents of Interest

The five most recent City Budgets:

2023 Budget

2022 Budget

2021 Budget

2020 Budget

2019 Budget

The five most recent Independent Audit Reports:

2022 Independent Audit Report

2021 Independent Audit Report

2020 Independent Audit Report

2019 Independent Audit Report

2018 Independent Audit Report


City Organizational Chart