City Commission

City of Perkins City Commission

Description

The City of Perkins is governed by a Mayor and four Commissioners, each elected by the people of the City. The Mayor is elected from the City at large, and the Commissioners shall be elected at large from their respective Wards. Each position serves a three-year term and is eligible to serve two terms. The City Commission adopts all ordinances and resolutions and determines the general goals and policies for the city.

Meetings

Meetings are open to the general public; citizens and interested parties are encouraged to attend.

  • 6:00pm
  • Second Tuesday of each month
  • Meeting Location: City Hall Annex
    Located in Perkins Library
    101 E Thomas Street
  • Meetings are set by Resolution and can be viewed on the City's Calendar

Agendas & Minutes

The City Commission follows an agenda which is finalized the Monday prior to the Tuesday meeting. If you would like to be notified when the agenda is posted, please register on the City's Notify Me page. 

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. View Agendas and Minutes

Recordings

Meetings are recorded and available online.

Members

Position Ward Member Term Expires
MayorN/AJason ShillingApril 2022
CommissionerWard 1Gary VarnellApril 2021
CommissionerWard 2Amber JohnstonApril 2020
CommissionerWard 3David LaraApril 2021
Vice MayorWard 4Shannon TerryApril 2020

Legal Counsel

Matt Devlin, City Attorney

Rules of Decorum

The City Commission and Perkins Public Works Authority board have adopted Rules of Decorum for their meetings. The rules may be downloaded or the City Clerk can provide you with a copy (mail, email, or fax). Please contact City Hall at 405-547-2445. 

Rules of Decorum for City Commission, Adopted January 8, 2019
Rules of Decorum for Perkins Public Works Authority, Adopted January 8, 2019
Rules of Decorum for Perkins Industrial Development Authority, Adopted March 12, 2019