City of Lake Lotawana


The City of Lake Lotawana, Missouri is seeking an experienced administrative professional to perform customer service and Assistant City Clerk duties.

The Clerk will assist citizens and visitors both on the phone and in person on a variety of City matters such as sewer billing, bids, licenses, building permits, and various fee collection activities. The Clerk will also serve as backup and assistant to the City Clerk in matters such as organization of City Records and responding to requests for records. This position will also provide back up support and serve as record keeper for the Board of Alderman, the Planning and Zoning Commission and Board of Adjustment as needed.

This is a fast paced position that requires flexibility to tolerate frequent interruptions while still maintaining accuracy and attention to detail. Preferred candidates will have some experience in a municipal environment, exceptional administrative skills, a pleasant and patient phone demeanor and a willingness to tackle new projects within a wide variety of tasks. Good writing skills, a strong aptitude for math and the intuitive understanding of discretion and confidentiality are required. Occasional evening work is required to attend and take notes at meetings.

Interested individuals please send resume to Human Resources, EOE

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City of Lake Lotawana
100 Lake Lotawana Road
Lake Lotawana, Missouri     64086

816-578-4215 City Hall
816-578-4035 Fax

816-578-2298 Municipal Court

816-578-5714 Fax

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The Board of Aldermen will be having a special meeting on February 7th at 7:00 pm at the United Methodist Church at Colbern Rd and Gate #1 regarding the Police Services Contract with Blue Springs. Please join us. 


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City administrator job opening

The City of Lake Lotawana (approx. 2,000 population), a 4th class city in Missouri is seeking a qualified professional to serve as the City Administrator to lead a dedicated staff and provide strategy and leadership to a supportive Mayor and Board of Aldermen.  The city is looking for an energetic, dynamic, and creative problem solver with excellent communication skills.   Applicants should have at least 5 years of experience in a senior administrative position in local or state government.  The preferred candidate has an MPA.  Applicants must be able to demonstrate their experience in municipal finance, personnel management, and working with elected officials.

Lake Lotawana will provide a comprehensive benefit package with a salary ranging from $70,000-$80,000, depending on qualifications and experience.  

Candidates interested in applying should please submit resume, cover letter, salary history, and three professional references to:, Subject Line: City Administrator Search. The deadline for consideration is February 13, 2017.

The City of Lake Lotawana is an equal opportunity employer and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, religion, or sex.

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lake lotawana destiny

The City of Lake Lotawana is working to update the Comprehensive Plan.  Our community was selected to serve as the pilot community for a collaborative effort between the City, University of Kansas Department of Urban Planning, and the Mid America Regional Council (MARC).  This exciting effort is called “Lotawana Destiny”.  The Comprehensive Plan is a public policy document that serves as a practical and visionary road map expressing the community’s values and vision for the future. The Plan expresses basic policy choices and provides a flexible framework for adapting to real conditions over time related to land use over time.  We are fortunate to have a dedicated Steering Committee comprised of community volunteers. The Steering Committee includes co-chair Alderman David Tillema, co-chair Pattee Beets, Larry Antey, Doug Carlson, and Lisa Lala.