City Council History

On January 13, 1944, the Articles of Incorporation for the town of Plain City were filed in the Weber County Clerk’s office in Ogden, Utah.
Adoption of a resolution designating Plain City as an incorporated town was made and action was taken by Weber County Commissioners.
In November, 1945, the first municipal election was held in Plain City.
On June 3, 1967, Plain City received a proclamation signed by Governor Rampton:
“wherein Governor Rampton did declare Plain City a City of the Third Class.”
The former title of “President of the Town Board” will now be changed to “Mayor”. Keith Blanch was the first to be officially called ‘Mayor of Plain City.”
The title of “Trustees” will be changed to “Councilmen”. There will now be five councilmen instead of four.

Chad Allen, Jon Beesley, Don Weston


City Council meetings are held the first and third Thursday of every month; 7:00 p.m. at City Hall. The meeting is open to the public and all are welcome.

Mayor Jon Beesley

Mayor Jon Beesley conducts City Services Administration, Judicial Functions, Sheriff Tasks, Bona Vista Water District Coordination, Risk Management, and Weber County Mosquito Abatement. He can be reached by phone: 801-388-0383 and by email:


Born and raised in Plain City, Chad Allen champions controlled growth.  He is experienced in city government, law enforcement, and public safety management. He can be reached by phone: 801-726-8708 and by email:

Councilmember Don Weston

Don Weston is a life-long resident of Plain City.  He offers important awareness of city infrastructure operations with many years of service in governmental, public safety, and city staff capacities.  He advocates conservative use of resources and proactive planning.  He  can be reached by phone: 385-238-7782 or email:

Buddy Sadler

Councilmember Melvin ‘Buddy’ Sadler, an 18-year resident of Plain City and a lifetime resident of Weber County, has a strong standing on preserving our heritage. Mr. Sadler is focused on public health and safety. He can be reached by phone: 801-731-2777 and by email:

Todd Davis

Councilmember Todd Davis can be reached by phone: 801-782-9642 and by email:

Brad Searle

Councilmember Brad Searle

Brad Searle works as an account manager, with more than 15 years of leadership experience and a background in business-to-business sales. He is dedicated to maintaining the rural, hometown feel Plain City is known and loved for, while providing adequate municipal services required by a growing population.  Brad is the Councilmember over Recreation (parks, trails, open spaces). He  He can be reached by phone: 435-740-1403 and by email: