Do you want to be Lebanon’s next mayor?

Lebanon, Mo.

With the post vacant for more than two weeks, the Lebanon City Council is now taking applications from candidates interested in becoming the next mayor of Lebanon.

The city announced Wednesday that all qualified and interested residents are invited to apply for appointment to the position. Lebanon has been without a mayor since the resignation of Josh Ray earlier this month.

Candidates should complete and submit a packet, including an application, resume and letter of interest. The application is available here. Printed applications are available for pickup at Lebanon City Hall during regular business hours. Applications must be received no later than 8 a.m. July 10.

The applications will be reviewed by the city council with a tentative appointment date of July 24. Anyone who applies is expected to be available for a public interview and reception tentatively scheduled for July 13.

To apply, you must be a citizen of the United States, a registered voter, a resident of the city for two years immediately before appointment, 30 years of age, have not been found guilty or pled guilty to a felony or misdemeanor under the federal laws of the United States or to a felony under the laws of Missouri or an offense committed in another state that would be considered a felony in this state. You must not be delinquent in the payment of any state income taxes, municipal taxes, real property taxes on place of residence and not an officer of a fee office that owes any taxes to the state. After being received by the city clerk’s office, all application packets become public.

Completed application packets may be submitted in person at City Hall, mailed to City Clerk, PO Box 111, Lebanon, MO 65536 or emailed to

For more information, call the city clerk’s office at (417) 991-2360 during regular business hours.


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100 E. Commercial St.
Lebanon, MO 65536
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