City Council

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Andrew Watkins

Council Member - Ward 1

- Appointed March 2017
- Currently serving 1st term 2017-2018
- Lieutenant at Holden Fire and Rescue Department

Angie Thomas

Council Member - Ward 1

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Karen Christiansen

Council Member - Ward 2

- Appointed 2016
- Elected April 2017 to Ward 11
- Served as co-chair for Sequential committee in 2008
- Served as a volunteer court advocate for Hope House for several years in the Grandview & Raytown municipal courts
- Resident of Holden for almost 20 years

Jim Nipko

Council Member - Ward 2

- Appointed to Council by Mayor Todd
- City Council liaison to BPW
- Currently mayor pro-temp
- Resident of Holden since January of 1994
- Graduated from CMSU with a BSBA in May of 1992
- Member of Cert and Warrensburg EMA
- Retired military with lifetime membership in VFW and American Legion
- President of Methodist men's group
- Volunteers at the Warrensburg Veterans Home

James McDaniel

Council Member - Ward 3

Sam Raber

Council Member - Ward 3

- Former member of Holden BPW
- Former member of School Board
- Former member of Holden Park Board
- Veteran of the US Army
- Graduate of CMSU
- Lifetime member of the Holden community

Larry Clarkin

Council Member - Ward 4

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Mike Zumwalt

Council Member - Ward 4

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Citizen's Boards
Council Committees
Department Council Chair Council Rep
Fire Clarkin Thomas
Street Zumwalt McDaniel
Police Watkins Christianson
Water Nipko
Building & Grounds McDaniel Raber
Ways & Means Raber McDaniel
Zoning Christianson Zumwalt
Utilities Thomas Raber
Parks Christianson Watkins and Thomas
Economical Dev. Nipko Raber
Merit Board Watkins Christianson
Storm Water Zumwalt McDaniel and Nipko
Citizen Randy Butt