Contact Mayor and Council

Whitefish's form of government consists of one Mayor, six Councilors and a City Manager.  The Mayor and Council are elected officials and appoint the City Manager.  Councilors serve four years with three Councilors elected every two years and the Mayor serves four year terms.    

Mayor John Muhlfeld - Term ends 2019mayormuhlfeld

Email: jmuhlfeld@cityofwhitefish.org

Telephone:   (406)249-2779

Responsibilities: Real Estate Advisor to City Manager, Future City Hall Steering Ad Hoc Committee, Whitefish Lake Institute Board, Whitefish Legacy Partner, Affordable Housing Task Force

 

 Melissa Hartman

City Council Member - Term ends 2021

Email: mhartman@cityofwhitefish.org

Responsibilities: Legacy Lands Advisory Committee, Tree Advisory Committee

Telephone:  (406) 260-6706

 

Andy Feury

City Council Member - Term ends 2021

Telephone: (406) 250-4179

Email: afeury@cityofwhitefish.org

Responsibilities:  Real Estate Advisor to City Manager, Insurance Committee; Resort Tax Monitoring Committee. Montana West Economic Development Board, Wisconsin Avenue Corridor Plan Steering Committee, Alternate on Legacy Lands Advisory Committee, Insurance Committee

 

Ryan Hennen

City Council Member - Term ends 2021

Email: rhennen@cityofwhitefish.org

Telephone: (406) 270-6397

Responsibilities: Alternate on Park Board, Impact Fee Advisory Committee, 

 

Richard Hildner

City Council Member - Term ends 2019

Email: rhildner@cityofwhitefish.org

Telephone: (406) 260-7725

Responsibilities: Pedestrian and Bicycle Path Advisory Committee, Future City Hall Steering Committee, Whitefish Planning Board, Whitefish Climate Action Plan Committee

 

Frank Sweeney

City Council Member - Term ends 2019

Email: fsweeney@cityofwhitefish.org

Telephone: (406) 863-4848

Responsibilities:  Park Board, Insurance Committee,Whitefish Planning Board alternate, PUD Re-Write Steering Committee

 

Katie Williamskatiewilliams

City Council Member - Term ends 2019

Email: kwilliams@cityofwhitefish.org

Telephone: (406)210-2181

Responsibilities:   9-1-1 Adminstration Board Alternate,  Whitefish Legacy Lands Committee (LLAC & WFTOC), Alternate to Montana West Economic Development Board of Directors

 

Letters to the Council 

Letters for council review need to be submitted to the City Clerk's Office no later than 4:00pm the Tuesday before the council meeting.  Council meetings are the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month, unless it is a holiday, the meeting will then be on Tuesday.  Please submitt your letter by email to Michelle Howke, mail or deliver the letter to the City Clerk's Office.  Letters that are recieved after the Council packet is produced will be copied and given to the Council the night of the meeting.