105 West 3rd Street Beardstown, IL 62618

217-323-3110

City of Beardstown is an equal opportunity provider and employer city government

City Council

Mayor Leslie Harris

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Phone Number:  (217) 248-0208

Address: 211 West 7th Street

Email:  mayorleslie1@casscomm.com

City Clerk Brian "Petie" Ruch

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Phone Number:  (217) 323-3110

Fax:  (217) 323-4029

Address: 105 West 3rd Street

Email:  beardstown@casscomm.com

City Treasurer Karen Whitlow

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Phone Number:  (217) 883-0345

Address:  5 Woody Avenue

Email:  karenwhitlow54@yahoo.com

Mary Ann Davis-First Ward

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Term Expires:  May 2021

Phone Number:  (217) 473-8713

Address:  510 East 4th Street

Email:  msdavis_4@yahoo.com

Sally Lael-First Ward

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Term Expires:  May 2023

Phone Number:  (217) 323-4102 (Home)

(217) 491-5102 (Cell)

Address: 915 East 4th Street

Email:  sally_lael@yahoo.com

Tim Harris-Second Ward

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Term Expires: May 2023

Phone:  (217) 323-3973 (Home)

(217) 370-7026 (Cell)

Address:  1215 Monroe Street

Email: 

Bob Burget -Second Ward

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Term Expires:  May 2021

Phone Number: (217) 323-3421 (Home)

(217-781-2034 (Cell)

Address:  1417 Monroe Street

Email:  pilot39@sbcglobal.net

Ron Culves -Third Ward

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Term Expires:  May 2021

Phone Number: (217) 323-5077 (Home)

Adddress:  

Email:  rculves@aol.com

Gabe Seward-Third Ward

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Term Expires:  May 2023

Phone Number:  (217) 371-4209 (Cell)

Address:  1217 Lafayette Street

Email:  gsward@casscomm.com

Tom Penwarden-Fourth Ward

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Term Expires:  May 2021

Phone Number:  (217) 370-1359 (Cell)

Address:  901 Beard Street

Email: 

Missy Meyer-Fourth Ward

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Term Expires:  May 2023

Phone Number:

Address:  515 West 8th Street

Email:  Mailmom26@icloud.com

Meetings city government

Meeting Information

 

  • 7:00 pm
  • 1st Tuesday after the first Monday of the month. The next meeting is two weeks later. 
  • City Hall
    105 West 3rd St.
    Beardstown, IL 62618

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Agendas and Minutes

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
Most Recent Agenda 

Minutes are also available following approval.
Most Recent Minutes 

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Members of the City council

Description and Members

 

The City of Beardstown is governed by a Mayor and City Council who are elected by the citizens of Beardstown, IL. The Mayor and City Council acting together are the Governing Body. All Governing Body members serve four year terms. The Governing Body, being the elected representative of the people, adopts all ordinances and resolutions and determines the general goals and policies.

Members

Name                                                                 Ward                                                     Term

Davis, Mary Ann                       Alderperson for First Ward           Term Expires: May 2021


Lael, Sally                                   Alderperson for First Ward           Term Expires: May 2023


Harris, Tim                                 Alderperson for Second Ward     Term Expires: May 2023


Burget, Bob                              Alderperson for Second Ward      Term Expires: May 2021


Culves, Ron                              Alderperson for Third Ward           Term Expires: May 2021


Seward, Gabe                         Alderperson for Third Ward           Term Expires: May 2023


Penwarden, Tom                  Alderperson for Fourth Ward         Term Expires: May 2021


Meyer, Missy                          Alderperson for Fourth Ward           Term Expires: May 2023

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