City Council


Council Meetings Contact Information
The City Council meetings are on the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 pm.

Correspondence addressed to the Marceline City Council, either individually, or as a whole, must be viewed by the entire Council in accordance with the law.  Correspondence may be sent to or to the postal address listed below:


Marceline City Council

116 N. Main Street USA

Marceline, MO  64658

Mayor Jeri Holt

Mayor Jeri Holt was a Warehouse Supervisor at Walsworth Publishing Company for 30 years until his retirement in January of 2019.  He is a lifelong resident of Marceline, graduating from Marceline R-V, and is the Fire Chief of the Marceline Volunteer Fire Department. He has served on the City Council for 14 years and was mayor 1988-1989, 2016-2018. He worked for the Marceline Housing Cedar Brook Square, Sunset Hills and Allison Apartments for 14 years. He is very active in the community where he is a member of the Marceline Eagles, Marceline Rotary and Marceline Golf Club. He retired in 2013 from refereeing middle school and high school basketball after 29 years. He is married to Dana Holt and has one daughter, Jennifer Holt from Moberly, Missouri. While serving on the Marceline City Council, Jeri became a Certified Municipal Official effective December 2015.

Councilwoman Sallie Buck (Mayor Pro Tem)

Councilwoman Sallie Buck was raised on a farm south of Rothvillle, MO.  She graduated Northwestern High School and from Northeast Missouri State University (now Truman State) with a degree in Business Administration.  Since 1983, Sallie has been a resident of Marceline, and has been employed with Walsworth Publishing Company for 44 years and active in several civic organizations.  Most of her family lives in nearby Linn and Chariton Counties. 

Councilwoman Lacey Meissen

Councilwoman Lacey (Brammer) Meissen was born and raised in Marceline. Her immediate family are lifelong residents. She graduated from Marceline R-V with the class of 1994, furthering her education at Chillicothe Vocational School with an emphasis on Business Management, later receiving her certification in Social Services. Lacey married Vance Meissen, whom also was born and raised in Marceline. Together, Lacey and Vance have two children. She was employed with Gatehouse Media (Sho-Me Shopper/Linn County Leader) for 16 years as a Multi-Media Sales Executive and is currently employed with Pioneer Skilled Nursing by Americare as their Business Office Manager. Lacey and her family are members of St. Bonaventure Catholic Church with their children attending Father McCartan Memorial School. Lacey is also a member of the Marceline Eagles Auxiliary for 23 years, a business member of the Marceline Chamber, and served on the Planning and Zoning Board. 

Councilman Gary Carlson

Councilman Gary Carlson is a 1969 graduate of Marceline High School. He holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a Masters Degree in Administrative Science from the University of Alabama-Huntsville.  Gary worked for Owens-Corning Fiberglas for 25 years at locations in Alabama, Texas, New York, South Carolina, and Georgia holding various engineering & management positions. In 2001, Gary returned home to Marceline accepting the job of Production Director at Moore Fans from which he retired in 2020.  He has been active in the community serving on boards for the North Central Regional Airport, Family Health Center, Community Chest and Marceline Planning & Zoning.  He is a member and a past president of the Rotary Club.  He is a member of the United Methodist Church & is married to Margaret Epperson, retired Licensed Social Worker.

Councilman Tracy Carlson


Councilman Tracy Carlson is a 1993 graduate of Marceline High School.  Tracy earned a degree in Political Science from Missouri Western State University and earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2000.  Tracy returned to Marceline in 2001 to establish a law practice.  Tracy served Linn County as Prosecuting Attorney from 2003-2018 and he currently continues to engage in private law practice in Marceline.  Tracy recently served on the Marceline Planning & Zoning Board as well as the Marceline Historic Preservation Board.  Tracy also serves as Treasurer of the 9th Judicial Circuit Bar Association and is a member of the Local Government Law Committee to the Missouri Bar.  Tracy is a member of the Park Baptist Church and is married to Cathy (Enyeart) Carlson, who is employed as a High School Guidance Counselor.  Tracy is grateful for the opportunity to serve the Marceline community and strives to pursue the best interest of Marceline.