The Kalispell City Council consists of eight (8) City Councilors and the Mayor. The Council is responsible for City legislative activities including: enactment of ordinances, establishment of policy and levels of service, adoption of the budget, setting service fees and appropriating money to fund the city’s programs and services. The Mayor presides at all Council meetings and is a voting member of Council.
The Kalispell City Council meets on the first and third Monday of each month in regular session at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers of City Hall.
|Name||Office||Term Began||Term Ends|
|Mark Johnson||Mayor||Jan 2014||Dec 2017|
|Kari Gabriel||Council Member/Council President – Ward 1||Jan 2004||Dec 2019|
|Sandy Carlson||Council Member – Ward 1||Jan 2014||Dec 2017|
|Wayne Saverud||Council Member – Ward 2||Mar 2007||Dec 2019|
|Chad Graham||Council Member – Ward 2||Jan 2014||Dec 2017|
|Jim Atkinson||Council Member – Ward 3||Jan 1988||Dec 2017|
|Rod Kuntz||Council Member – Ward 3||2014||Dec 2019|
|Tim Kluesner||Council Member – Ward 4||Jul 2005||Dec 2017|
|Phil Guiffrida||Council Member – Ward 4||Jan 2012||Dec 2019|
Flathead County is served by three commissioners. The Commissioners responsibilities include: budget issues, board appointments, zoning, rural special improvement districts, awarding of bids, and other duties.
|Phillip Mitchell||Commissioner – District 1||Jan 2015|
|Pamela Holmquist||Commissioner – District 2, Chairman||Jan 2011|
|Gary Krueger||Commissioner – District 3||Jan 2013|
As established by the 1972 Montana Constitution, the Legislature consists of a Senate and a House of Representatives. Sessions take place every odd-numbered year and last for a maximum of 90 legislative days. Kalispell area legislators include: