The City of Eudora has a Commission-Manager form of government. In this form of government, the City Commission is the governing body of the city, elected by the public, and the City Manager is hired by the City Commission to carry out the policies it establishes.
The responsibilities of the City Commission include:
providing legislative direction to the City Manager
approving the City's annual budget
determining the tax rate
adopting City ordinances
entering into major contracts for the City
making major land use decisions
setting ballot questions
Members and Election Cycles
The Eudora City Commission consists of five at-large members. Their terms are four years each, with elections on a cycle every two years. Two commissioners will be elected for a four-year term, with the three other commissioners’ four-year term starting two years later. Each January, the Commission appoints a mayor among itself.
Mayor Tim Reazin
Term Expires: January 2026
Mayor Reazin has a Bachelor’s Degree from Bethany College and has been a Eudora resident since 1997. He and his wife, Lynn, have four sons Caleb, Zeke, Nate, and Gabe. Mayor Reazin works for the City of Lawrence as a firefighter. Mayor Reazin has also volunteered at the City of Eudora Fire Department for eleven years.
In his free time, Mayor Reazin enjoys traveling with his family, coaching his boys' football teams, photography, and woodworking.