Three new Branson Aldermen were sworn into office at Branson City Hall on Tuesday, April 12, 2022.
During the first of two regular Board of Aldermen meetings, Mayor Larry Milton thanked and honored the outgoing members of the board for their time and service to the community. Bill Skains (Ward 1) served on the Board of Aldermen since 2018 and served on several boards and committees including the Finance Committee (formerly known as the Capital Improvement Committee), the Transportation Development District (TDD) Board and the M. Graham Clark Downtown Airport Board. Jeff Seay (Ward 2) served on the Board of Aldermen since 2020 and served on several boards and committees including the Human Resources Committee, the Advisory Park Board and the Planning Commission. Jamie Whiteis (Ward 3) served on the Board of Aldermen since 2020 and served on several boards and committees including the 76 Entertainment Community Improvement District (CID) Board, the TDD Board and the Chamber of Commerce Representative.
After the first regular Board of Aldermen meeting concluded, Marshall Howden (Ward 1), Charles (Chuck) Rodriguez (Ward 2) and Ralph LeBlanc (Ward 3) were sworn into office. They then took part in the second regular Board of Aldermen meeting.
You can read more about the new Aldermen as well as find contact information and their biographies on the home page of the City’s website, www.bransonmo.gov. Residents and community members are encouraged to reach out to the Aldermen who represent the Ward in which they live regarding any issues as they are elected to represent the people of their Ward.
Board of Aldermen meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers and are live streamed at www.bransonmo.gov/livestream. Branson is a fourth class Missouri City and operates under the Council/Administration form of government. The governing body consists of six Aldermen elected from three wards and a Mayor elected at-large. The Mayor and Board of Aldermen serve two-year terms and elections are held each April.