Mayor Bill Garnos
Bill Garnos has served on City Council since 2011. He currently serves as Council Liaison to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, the Liquor Control Board, and the Board of Zoning Adjustment. Bill served as Mayor of Gladstone in 2015 – 2016, and as Mayor Pro Tem in 2014 – 2015 and 2017 - 2018. Bill previously served on the Gladstone Planning Commission from 2007 to 2011, as Chairman (2011) and as Vice-Chairman (2009, 2010). Bill is also a graduate of the Gladstone Leadership Academy.
Bill was actively engaged in Gladstone’s public safety sales tax initiative and the water/sewer and road improvement bond issues in 2010. He has also served on the North Oak Corridor Stakeholders’ Advisory Committee (2012 – 2013), the Gladstone Village Center Master Plan Oversight Committee (2010), the Gladstone Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee (2008 – 2009), and the Gladstone Parkway Alignment Study Steering Committee (2007 – 2008).
Bill moved to Gladstone in 1989, following seven years in state government in South Dakota. He has a degree in Criminal Justice, and is a nationally recognized jail and prison consultant.