Duties of the Mayor
The Mayor presides at the City Council meetings and recommends measures deemed advisable, votes in case of a tie, and has the power to veto any ordinance passed by the Council.
The Mayor also appoints members to city boards with the consent of the Council.
The City of Bel Aire does not engage in any direct lobbying. The City does not employ any staff members whose job duties include lobbying. The City of Bel Aire is a member of the League of Kansas Municipalities (LKM). LKM does engage in lobbying activities as part of their mission to unify, strengthen, and advocate for the interests of Kansas municipalities. The City paid $4,305.09 in membership dues to LKM for 2022. To learn more about LKM, visit the League website