City Council


The Paola City Council consists of four members who are elected from each of the four City Wards and serve two year terms. Odd numbered Wards elect their Council Members in odd numbered years and even numbered wards elect their Council Members in even numbered years. The Mayor is elected from the city at large and likewise serves for a two year term. The Mayor is elected in odd numbered years.

Mayor Leigh House

Council Member Ward 1 – JR McMahon

Council Member Ward 2 – Deborah Hayes

Council Member Ward 3 – Kathy Peckman

Council Member Ward 4 - Leanne Shields