Next Meeting: December 21st

City Council

Baldwin City Council is comprised of a mayor and five at-large city council members.  As the policy makers, the city council: 

  • Appoints citizens to advisory commissions and boards
  • Approves the budget
  • Passes resolutions and ordinances

If you are interested in becoming a city council member or elected official, please visit the Douglas County website for additional information.

Council livestream available here.

Term: 4 years

Meeting schedule: Meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month at the Baldwin City Library

Appointments made by: Public election

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Board Members
Term Expires
Casey Simoneau

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Council President
Susan Pitts

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Council Member
Brian Cramer
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Brian Cramer has spent eight years providing public service and volunteerism to the Baldwin City community.  Driven by the council vision of striving for a Baldwin City that is safe, affordable, vibrant, with opportunities for all, Brian works with the council to identify the greatest amount of citizen equity in decisions that meet these values. 
In addition to his role as member of the council, Brian has served the following organizations:
Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Organization - Leadership Team
Douglas County E-Community - Leadership Team
Douglas County E-Community - Financial Review Board 
Lumberyard Arts Center Board Member
Leadership Douglas County - Graduate 
League of Kansas Municipalities - Municipal Training Institute Level I - Graduate 
Kansas Municipal Electrical Association - past board member 
Baldwin City Economic Development - past volunteer
Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce - past volunteer
Baldwin City Senior Engagement Coordinating Council - past co-chair
In 2020, the Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce recognized Brian with the Community Service Award at their annual banquet. 
Council Member
Cory Venable

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Council Member
Julie Constantinescu

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Council Member
Scott Lauridsen

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