City Officials

Elected Officials

Mayor (2-Year Terms):

Cecil Kuhlers
1204 Broad St, Plymouth, IA 50464
Current Term Expires: December 31, 2023

City Council Members (4-Year Terms Unless Filling a Vacancy):

Amy Berding
610 Carter St, P.O. Box 81
Plymouth, IA 50464
Phone: (641) 590-5222
Current Term Expires:
December 31, 2023

Lissa Merfeld
710 South St
Plymouth, IA 50464
Phone: (641) 425-9724
Current Term Expires:
December 31, 2023

Allan Rye - Mayor Pro Tem
1305 Broad St
Plymouth, IA 50464
Current Term Expires:
December 31, 2025

Eric Abundis
901 rock St
Plymouth, IA 50464
Current Term Expires:  December 31, 2023

Wade Eastman
608 Pine St
Plymouth, IA 50464
Current Term Expires: December 31, 2025

Contact an Elected Official

To contact an elected official identified above, you may:

  • Send correspondence to the address listed above.
  • Send an email addressed to (be sure to indicate the appropriate official within the body of your email).
  • Write a letter to the appropriate official to the following address:
    • Name of Official
      City of Plymouth
      P.O. Box 278, Plymouth, IA 50464

Other City Officials:

Mayor Pro Tem Allan Rye
City Clerk/Treasurer Brenda Dunbar
City Maintenance Wade Eastman
City Attorney Matthew Brick, P.C.
City Bank Farmers State Bank
City Newspaper Globe Gazette
City Engineer WHKS & Co
Fire Chief Scott Ryg
Assistant Fire Chief
Fire Captain Jason Schmitt
1st Responder Director Jeff Eastman
Fire Captain (Training Officer)
Fire Secretary/Treasury
Landfill Representative Jeff Robak
Landfill Alternate Cecil Kuhlers
Cerro Gordo County E911 Representative Cecil Kuhlers
C.G. Co E911 Alternate Cecil Kuhlers
Cerro Gordo County Emergency Management
Worth County E911 Representative
Wo. Co. E911 Alternative Cecil Kuhlers

Mayor Kulhers' Committees

Mayor Kuhlers has appointed City Council Members to the following Committees:

Mayor Pro Tem Rye
Water and Sewer Committee Merfeld & Abundis
Streets/Alleys/Sidewalks Committee Berding and Rye
Animal Control Committee Eastman and Merfeld
Junk Cars and Nuisance Committee All Council Members
Garbage and Recycling Committee Merfeld and Abundis
Safety-Fire-Health Committee Berding and Eastman
Park Activities Eastman and Berding
Personnel Rye and Abundis
Finance Merfeld and Abundis
E911 Fire Chief/Kuhlers

Boards and Commissions

View information on the Planning and Zoning Commission, the Board of Adjustments, and the Housing Authority Commissioner.

Planning and Zoning Commission (7 Members):

  • Administrator: Wade Eastman (1/1/2018 to Present)
  • Chairman: John Moore (6/5/1980 to Present) (Chairman Since 11/17/2003)
  • Secretary: Vacant
  • Commission Members: Tom Costello (1/7/1982 to Present), Scott Ryg (5/1/2019 to Present), Richard Peshak (6/3/2004 to Present), and Doug Peshak (2/7/2008 to Present)

Board of Adjustments (7 Members):

  • Chairman: Chad Berding (05/01/2019 to Present)
  • Secretary: Terry Roney (06/07/2007 to Present)
  • Board Members: Darris Larson (12/1984 to Present), Deb Peshak (01/2011 to Present), Shila Trunkhill (5/1/2019 to Present), William Franklin (5/1/2019 to Present), and Dan Barnes (09/2009 to Present)

Housing Authority Commissioner:

  • Commissioner: Jerry Hodson (1/2/1986 to Present)

Contact Us

(641) 696-3363

(641) 696-3419

City Hall Office Hours
Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

616 Broad St, P.O. Box 278
Plymouth, IA 50464

Service Area
Plymouth, Iowa

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