Appointed Officials

Do you have a question that needs to be answered but you are not sure who to ask? Try contacting one of the individuals  on the list below. Each Department Head specializes in the area in which they have been hired. In the event that they cannot answer your questions, they will point you in the right direction. You can contact employees at City Hall Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. After hours, contact the Laurel Police Department at 406-628-8737. A message will be forwarded to the appropriate Department Head for further action.

The City of Laurel is broken down into seven individual departments along with the City Attorney and Chief Administrative Officer. You will find a listing for the CAO, City Attorney, Chief of Police, City Clerk/Treasurer, Fire Chief, Ambulance Director, Public Works Director, City Planner, and the Library Director. Phone numbers, addresses and emails are listed for all Department Heads.

Vacant, Chief Administrative Officer
PO Box 10

Sam S. Painter, City Attorney
PO Box 598
Billings, MT  59101

Rick Musson, Chief of Police
PO Box 10

Bethany Keeler, City Clerk/Treasurer
PO Box 10
406-628-7431, ext. 2

Brent Peters, Fire Chief
PO Box 10

Kara Hergenrider, Interim Ambulance Director
PO Box 10

Kurt Markegard, Public Works Director 
PO Box 10

Noel Eaton, City Planner
PO Box 10

Nancy Schmidt, Library Director
720 W. 3rd St.


**Other than the City Attorney, the addresses above are Laurel addresses; Laurel, MT 59044