Bucher Files for City Council, Place 5

Bucher Files for City Council, Place 5
February 16, 2022
Incumbent Daniel Bucher has filed for Place 5 on the 2022 Belton City Council ballot, which he currently holds. Three councilmember terms expire in May:

  • Daniel Bucher (Place 5)
  • Wayne Carpenter (Place 6)
  • Guy O'Banion (Place 7).
Earlier this month, Mayor Wayne Carpenter filed for Place 6, which he currently occupies. Stephanie O'Banion, who serves on the Belton Planning and Zoning Commission and is the spouse of current Councilmember Guy O'Banion, has filed for Place 7.

Guy O'Banion does not plan to run for re-election.

The filing period is open until 5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 18. Potential candidates must file during the filing period to be eligible for office.

A candidate packet, which includes filing information, is available online for residents interested in serving on the Belton City Council. The 2022 General Election is scheduled for Saturday, May 7, with Places 5, 6, and 7 up for election.


Councilmembers are elected to serve three-year terms. Each May, councilmembers appoint from among their body a mayor and mayor pro tem to serve for one year.

The Council meets twice a month in regularly scheduled evening meetings. Each councilmember receives $1 annually for his or her service.

Visit our Elections Page for more information, including the 2022 Election Calendar.