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BRENT TESKE, Mayor:  Brent was elected to City Council in 2013. Brent is self-employed. Brent is a US Navy Veteran and a former City of Libby Police Officer. He is a past Board member of the Igniters Car Club. Lincoln County Veterans Memorial Committee Board member, David Thompson Search & Rescue Board member, Roughnecks Motorcycle Club Board member and a member of The Heritage Museum Rail Road Committee.

PEGGY WILLIAMS, Councilperson: Peggy Williams is the senior Council member being elected to City Council in 2007.  She was re-elected in 2015 on a third term.  She has served as treasurer for Kootenai Heritage Council, as long time STOKR volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, and as an active participant in Nordicfest. Peggy is Chief Financial Officer of Lincoln County Broadcasters, Inc., parent of KLCB and KTNY, Libby.

ALLEN OLSEN, Councilperson:  Allen was elected in 2011 and re-elected in 2015. Allen is the owner of Antler Tree Nursery, Gifts & irrigation. He has volunteered on the board of the Libby Chamber of Commerce. He has also started a Open House event with 20 Plus other Merchants and does a free Christmas Carnival for kids. He has also started a campaign to protect our children call   “HANDS OFF OUR KIDS” .

BRIAN ZIMMERMAN, Councilperson:  Brian was elected to the council in 2016.  He is a resident of Libby for the past 23 years and has raised a family here.  Brian is employed by Timberline Auto but has also worked with Noble Excavating, the City of Libby, Stimson Lumber, Big Sky Power and the LP Mill to list a few.  Brian was also a Volunteer Member of the Libby Fire Department from 1999 to 2014.

GARY BEACH, Councilperson: Gary was appointed in September 2016 to fill a vacant seat on the Council. He has been in Libby since 1989 and graduated from Libby High School in 1995. Throughout his professional career, Gary has had a varied history of experiences which include 12 years of managerial, personnel management, project managing, emergency management as well as dealing with large budgets of construction budgets. Currently employed at Timberline Auto as a service manager, other local employers have included, Noble Excavating, Stimson Lumber Co, as well as various others.

KRISTIN SMITH, Councilperson: Kristin moved to Libby to further her career in community planning and redevelopment in 2009.  After the birth of her first child that coincided with reduced workload, she jumped into local entrepreneurship as the co-founder of the Cabinet Mountain Brewing Company. “I knew a move to Libby would inspire life-altering decisions and being surrounded by people with similarly adventurous spirits has been a terrific opportunity in the human experience. On the map of Montana, this small town in the northwest corner of the state is surrounded by the green of public forests that I cherish for all they symbolize, and the opportunity to grow roots here is quite appealing.” Kristin was appointed to the Council in 2016 to fill a vacant seat.

JANNELLE CAMPBELL, Councilperson: Jannelle has traveled around the world assisting various industries in implementing software programs for the last 20 years.  A few years prior to moving to Libby, she decided she wanted to change the way she was living life.  When she purchased the Country Inn, she found a little town full of beautiful landscaping 360 degrees around her everyday living along with finding a treasured possibility for a different lifestyle that matched her future goals.  Jannelle has now lived in Libby for the last 2 years and excited by the possibilities and growth this town continues to offer.  She was appointed to the Council in 2016 to fill a vacant seat and indicated that she was honored to serve on the City Council of Libby as this is another possibility for improvement and assistance to others.  It offers her the ability to give back to a town that has given so much.

Contact City Council

Brent Teske
Phone: 406-291-9311
libbylocal@yahoo.com

Peggy Williams
Phone: 406-293-6234
406-293-1704
flourgardener@yahoo.com

Allen Olsen
Phone: 406-293-3524
406-291-4894
antlertree@hotmail.com

Brian Zimmerman
Phone: 406-283-1177
zimmyz@live.com

Gary Beach
Phone: 406-334-0233
gbeach76@gmail.com

Kristin Smith
Phone: 406-240-1494
kristin.smith@cityoflibby.com

Jannelle Campbell
Phone: 406-293-2092
jannelle.campbell@cityoflibby.com

COMMITTEES

CEMETARY/PARKS

Chair: Peggy Williams
Allen Olson
Jannelle Campbell

BUILDING

Chair: Gary Beach
Allen Olsen
Brian Zimmerman

RESOLUTION/ORDINANCE

Chair: Kristin Smith
Peggy Williams
Brian Zimmerman

WATER/SEWER

Chair: Brian Zimmerman
Gary Beach
Jannelle Campbell

LIGHTS./STREETS/SIDEWALKS

Chair: Gary Beach
Brian Zimmerman
Kristin Smith

BUDGET/FINANCE

Chair: Peggy Williams
Allen Olsen
Kristin Smith

FIRE

Chair: Brian Zimmerman
Allen Olsen
Jannelle Campbell

JUDICIAL
**Appointed as needed to fill City Judge Position

PERSONNEL
**Only as it deals with union contracts
Chair: Allen Olsen
Brian Zimmerman
Jannelle Campbell

CAG REPRESENTATIVE

Allen Olsen

KRDC REPRESENTATIVE

Brian Zimmerman

CITY/COUNTY HEALTH BOARD REPRESENTATIVE

TBD