City Council

Boyce Baumgardner (Mayor)

(620) 273-7077

Term Expires 2017

Born and raised in Chase County, Mayor Baumgardner graduated from Elmdale Rural High School in 1960.  He then graduated from Kansas State Teacher College (Emporia State University) in 1964 with a BS in Business Administration/Economics.

Baumgardner is married to Connie J. Baumgardner and together have three grown children, Wendy Lea Moore, Brett Dawson Baumgardner and Wendy Marie Carter.  They are blessed with eight grandsons.

Before becoming Mayor of Cottonwood Falls, Baumgardner was employed at Emporia State University for eighteen years.  He served the University as Associate Vice President and The Emporia State University Foundation Inc. as CEO/CFO.  Baumgardner retired to Cottonwood Falls in 2007.


Buddy Sisson (President)

Term Expires 2017


Bob Sturms
(620) 273-6607

Term Expires 2019


Mike Hastings

Term Expires 2019


Pat Larkin

Term Expires 2019



Cottonwood Falls Council Meetings are held the 1st & 3rd Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Council Room located at 220 1/2 Broadway.




City of Cottonwood Falls  •  220 Broadway  •  Cottonwood Falls, Kansas 66845  •  620-273-6666