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 Artie Stuteville

Council Member Ward 1 – Dave Smail
Council Member Ward 2 – Trent Upshaw
Council Member Ward 3 – Leigh House
Council Member Ward 4 - Leanne Shields