Eight counties | 36 cities | one region

a voluntary council of local governments
serving the missouri meramec area.

Founded

1877

County located in

Gasconade County

Population

505 (2012-16 American Community Survey)

Top Employers

Hermann Area District Hospital

Form of Government

Mayor & 4 Alderpersons

Class of city

4th

Schools

Bland Middle School (Maries R-II District), Bland Head Start

Attractions

Public Park, Canaan State Forest

Transportation Access

Hwy. 28

City Hall

P.O. Box 40, 209 W. Kansas City St., Bland, MO 65014

Office Hours: Mon. through Thurs. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Fri. 8 a.m. to noon

Council meets 2nd Mon., 6 p.m.

Contacts

Phone: 573-646-3252

Fax: 573-646-5210

blandmo@centurylink.net

Mayor

Ron Shafferkoetter

City/Court Clerk

Rachel Anderson

Treasurer

Lyndsay Gray

Aldermen

Tommy Thompson, Josh Jarvis, Gary Lee, Jim Carpenter

City Marshall

Tom Dodson

Fire Chief

Mark Davis

Municipal Judge

Kenneth M. Brison

Attorney

Keith Chung and Stephanie Carr

Prosecutor

Brett Hellmann

Public Works Director

Rodney Turner

City Engineer

Terris Cates

Parks & Rec

Mark Farran

Economic Developer

Jerry Lairmore, President or Bonnie Prigge, Administrator, Gasconade Valley Enterprise Zone, 573-265-2993

Industrial Development Authority

Gasconade County IDA, John Kamler, 573-437-2812