City Hall

The City of Calvert City is a Mayor-Council form of government, which means there is a distinct separation of powers between the Executive Branch (Mayor) and the Legislative Branch (Council).  The Council approves the City's budget and establishes all the laws (ordinances) of the City.  The Mayor runs the City within the constraints established by the Council. 

Lynn Jones is the Mayor of Calvert City and has held the office for 17 years.  Calvert City’s Councilmen are Gene Colburn, Neeta Hale, Tanara Babcock, Jeremy Rowe, Lisa Sills and Kevin Stokes.

Calvert City – City Hall is open to the public Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  We are here to assist the citizen’s.  City Hall contains the offices’ of the Mayor, City Administrator, Clerk/Finance Officer and Utility Manager.  


City Administrator    

The Office of City Administrator functions to coordinate the efforts of the various City Departments for the most cohesive operations.  The City Administrator functions as the City's Zoning Administrator, FloodplainAdministrator, Alcohol Beverage Control Officer and Human Resource Officer.  The City Administrator is Secretary to the Board of AdjustmentsCemetery BoardPark Board and Planning Commission.  Calvert City’s City Administrator is John Ward


City Clerk/Finance Officer                                          

The office of City Clerk/Finance Officer is exactly as it states a dual role.  The City Clerk is the Official keeper of the City’s Seal and all records of the City.  The City Clerk is the official recorder for the Meetings of the City Council and Utility Board.  The Finance Officer is the financedirector of the City.  Calvert City’s – City Clerk/ Finance Officer is Glenda Adair.


Utility Manager

The Utility Manager is the head of the Water and Sewer Department for Calvert City.  The Utility Department maintains 100 miles water lines within and outside of the City limits.  It also maintains 25 miles sewer lines and Golden Acres Sewer Plant.  Calvert City’s Utility Manager is Roger Colburn.



  • Crystal Douglas, Utility Clerk
  • Anna Hodge, Utility Clerk


Zoning Administration

This Office oversees compliance with the Calvert City Zoning Ordinance and the City’s Subdivision Regulations.  If you plan on building or adding to existing buildings or wish to change the use of a building or property, you may be required to submit an  application for a Zoning Compliance permit and a Conditional Use permit or Variance.  Check with the Zoning Administrator to see if and or which may be required.  Applications may be obtained at Calvert City – City Hall.  Zoning Administration, Flood Plain Management and Alcohol Beverage Control are units under the City Administrator’s direction.  The City Administrator’s office is open Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The Zoning Office works under the direction of the Planning Commission and the Board of Adjustments. (forms)