Laura Wassmer appointed as Mayor
On February 2, 2015, the Prairie Village City Council voted unanimously to appoint Council Member Laura Wassmer to the position of Mayor for the duration of former Mayor Ron Shaffer’s term, ending in April 2015. Wassmer served as a Council Member representing Ward IV since her election in 1998, has chaired and co-chaired the Parks and Recreation Committee, and has served on a wide variety of other city committees.
A general election to determine the next Prairie Village Mayor will be held on April 7, 2015. Mayor Wassmer is the only candidate who filed for the position.