Mayor's Office

"I consider it an honor and certainly a privilege to serve the citizens of Madison as mayor. I have no agenda but to do my best to make informed decisions that will have an overall positive impact on this great city." - Damon Welch, Mayor

Mayor Damon Welch

Mayor Welch is a native of Madison and a 1971 Graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. He obtained his BBA in 1975 from the University of Kentucky. Mayor Welch served in the United States Air Force and attained the rank of Captain.

He owned and operated Damon's Restaurant for nine years and worked in the hearing health industry for 20 years. Before being elected as mayor in November 2011, Welch was a city councilman and a member of the Plan Commission. He is an elder and worship leader at North Madison Christian Church. Damon has been married to Ginny (Kelly) Welch for 38 years and has three wonderful children: Gaeli, Kirsty, and Collin, along with three grandchildren.

Mayor's Minute Video Messages

Hear directly from Mayor Welch in his "Mayor's Minute" videos hosted by WKM News. Find older videos on the City's YouTube page.

Mayor's Proclamations

Proclamations will be available after the meeting.
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Previous Mayors
To find out who the previous mayors of Madison were, please visit the List of Mayor's page.