WATER CONSERVATION – The City of Geneseo is requesting that residents conserve water until further notice. Thank you for your cooperation.

City Council Members

The City of Geneseo’s legislative body is comprised of a Mayor and eight individuals elected to the City Council from four wards within the municipality. City Council Officials are elected to two year staggered terms.

Mayor Sean Johnson



Contact me

sjohnson@cityofgeneseo.com 309-507-3530

First Ward:


Craig Arnold

Contact me

carnold@cityofgeneseo.com 309-714-9003



Paula Simosky

Contact me

psimosky@cityofgeneseo.com 309-945-1040


Second Ward:


Robert Wachtel

Contact me

rwachtel@cityofgeneseo.com 309-944-5175



Bob James

Contact me

bjames@cityofgeneseo.com 309-489-6535


Third Ward:


Keith Kennett

Contact me

kkennett@cityofgeneseo.com 309-944-8444


Martin Rothschild

Contact me

mrothschild@cityofgeneseo.com 309-314-2280


Fourth Ward:


Brett Barnhart

Contact me

bbarnhart@cityofgeneseo.com 309-232-8179


Douglas Crow

Contact me

dcrow@cityofgeneseo.com 309-267-4427



Regular City Council Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m.

Ward Map

City Charter

Schedule of  Meetings 

Past Aldermen