City Staff

Mayor & Council

Council meetings are every 3rd Monday of the month and start at 6pm at Elkhart Community Center
  • Colten Fors
    Phone: (515) 367-4735
    2 Year Term-2022-2024
  • Brian Shipley
    Council Member
    4 Year Term-2022-2026
  • Brad Fordyce
    Council Member
    4 Year Term-2020-2024
  • Nathan Gillmore
    Council Member
    4 Year Term-2020-2024
  • Steve Allen
    Council Member
    4 Year Term-2020-2024
  • Angie Schaffer
    Council Member
    4 Year Term-2023-2026

Fire Department

  • Scott Drey
    Fire Chief
    Phone: (515) 367-3105
    E 911 Representative
    Polk County Emergency Management Commission Representative


  • MPO Representatives
    Primary-Chad Sands
    Alternate-Nathan Gillmore
  • Metro Waste Authority Board Members
    Primary-Steve Allen
    Alternate-Brenda Hysell
  • Polk County Emergency Management Commission Members
    Colten Fors, Nathan Gillmore and Scott Drey
  • Elected Officials Liaison to Departments
    Angie Schaffer-City Hall/Cemetery/Technology
    Brian Shipley-Parks
    Nathan Gillmore-Streets
    Brad Fordyce-Water and Sewer/Planning and Zoning
    Steve Allen-Elkhart Fire Department
  • Park Board Members
    Jill Edler-Chair
    Molly Fordyce
    Mary Luna Duffy
    DeAnne Fouraker
    Staci Wenthold
  • Planning and Zoning Commission Members
    Mike Kappos-Chair
    Angie Schaffer
    John Johnson
    Mary Luna-Duffy
    Jill Edler
  • Zoning Board of Adjustment Members
    Tim Butler-Chair
    Travis Warnke
    Ben Nerem