March 25, 2017
Photo by Greg Munoz.
From left, front, Councilmember Jill Weiszmann, Mayor Tom Trulove, Councilmember Teresa Overhauser; from left, back, Councilmember Doug Nixon, Councilmember Chris Grover, Councilmember Ryan Gaard, Councilmember John Taves, Councilmember Dan Hilton

Cheney Government

Introduction & Quick Facts

The City of Cheney has a strong Mayor form of local government.

  • The Mayor is the Chief Executive Officer elected by the community at large every four years.

  • The City Council is the legislative body and consists of seven (7) City Council members who are elected to serve in four-year terms.

  • The Municipal Court is the judicial branch. The judge is appointed by the Mayor to a four-year term.

City Council Meetings

These meetings are scheduled for every second and fourth Tuesday of the month.

  • City Council meetings begin promptly at 6:00 p.m. and are conducted in the City Council Chambers located at City Hall, 609 Second Street, Cheney, Washington.

  • An agenda of the upcoming City Council meeting is posted in City Hall on the Friday before the regularly scheduled City Council Meeting.

  • The City Council Agenda is posted to this web site when it becomes available. The public is invited and urged to attend City Council meetings.

Other Government Functions and Boards

The City of Cheney government structure also includes:

All of the information concerning these boards and commissions can be obtained by clicking onto their respective links.


Nondiscrimination Policy

In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”), the City of Cheney will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.

The following person has been designated to coordinate and monitor the City of Cheney’s compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements of Title II of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA):

Mark Schuller
HR Manager/ADA Coordinator
609 2nd Street
Cheney, WA 99004
Phone (509) 498-9255

Cheney Government
609 2nd Street
Cheney, WA  99004

Monday-Friday, 8-5

Mayor's Office:  
(509) 498-9200

(509) 498-9206

Tom Trulove

City Council

Ryan Gaard

Chris Grover

Dan Hilton

Doug Nixon

Teresa Overhauser

John Taves

Jill Weiszmann

Staff Contact:

LaRayne Conley
Executive Assistant