Eight counties | 36 cities | one region

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


Sept. 6, 1853

County located in

Crawford County


1,562 (2022 ACS)

Top Employers

Paramount Apparel Intl., Inc., Crawford Electric Cooperative, Schools

Form of Government

Mayor & 4 Alderpersons

Class of city



Crawford County R-I

Industrial Parks available in cities

New Industrial Park

Colleges/Universities/Vo-Tech Schools

Metro Business College Annex Lab


Public Tennis Courts & Park, 5 miles to lake or river access

Transportation Access

I-44; Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad

City Hall

423 N. Old Hwy. 66, P.O. Box 164, Bourbon, MO 65441


Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Council meets 3rd Tues., 7 p.m.

Contact Information

Phone: 573-732-5550

Fax: 573-732-5808


Dave Lafferty


Cathy Bremer – c.bremer@cityofbourbon.com


John Nelson, Margie Brine, Sonya Sewald, Mary Heywood


Robert L. Davis

City Engineer

Richard Ramstein, 573-732-5808

Police Chief

J. Scott Zwetow

Deputy Fire Chief

Tim Ware

Water, Street & Parks Manager

Mark McEuen

Emergency Management Director

Daniel L. Simmery

Economic Developer for Bourbon

Joe Cartwright – Crawford Electric Cooperative P.O. Box 10 Bourbon, MO 65441 Phone: (573) 732-4415 Fax: (573) 732-5409
Chuck Ray – Bourbon Economic Development Group, Inc. P.O. Box 637 Bourbon, MO 65441 Phone: (573) 732-5900 bourbonecondev@gmail.com