At the October 4, 2021 City Council meeting, the Council elected Bob Bailey to serve the remainder of Jamie Crum's unexpired term, which will expire at the first meeting in January 2022. Bailey is currently the only candidate filed to run for Crum's Ward 2 Council seat. He has also been on the City Council previously, serving the remainder of former Councilmember Paul Belt's unexpired term from March 2019 to January 2020.
Bob Bailey is a retired Augusta resident who has previously worked in aerospace and other types of manufacturing and attended Butler County Community College and Wichita State University. He has been involved in Augusta little league football and basketball, the Augusta Historical Society, and Community Caring Center. Bailey also currently serves on the Augusta Park Advisory Board.
Bob Bailey will be officially sworn into office at the October 18, 2021 City Council Meeting. Please join us in thanking Jamie Crum for her service and welcoming Bob Bailey back to the City Council!