OverviewThe City of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, is a third class city under state law and operates under an optional council-manager form of government. The City Council consists of seven elected Council members, one from each of five wards and two at-large members, each serving staggered three-year terms. Each year, members of the Council elect a mayor and mayor pro tem.
Council meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month in the City Council Chambers at 301 S. 5th Street - Cedar street entrance.
Lisa Armes ParsonCouncilwoman Ward 1Phone: 573-718-3835
Lisa Armes Parson was elected as Councilwoman Ward 1 in April 2019. A lifelong resident of the City of Poplar Bluff, biggest part living in Ward 1. Graduate of Poplar Bluff High School & TRC. Lisa’s aspiration for serving on the council is to see that Poplar Bluff continues to grow; more importantly getting a permanent place for our police department & city hall along with an additional fire department. Lisa has two grown children that were raised in Poplar Bluff, Lance (wife Wendy), Brittney (husband Jeff) & four grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with her family & serving at her church, the First Church of God. Lisa enjoys serving her community & proud to be a citizen of Poplar Bluff. She is open to questions & opinions for positive solutions concerning what is best for the future of our fine city.