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City Council

The City Council is tasked with the approval or rejection of proposed City codes and ordinances, City budgets and other governmental functions. Public attendance and input is always welcomed and encouraged.

The City Council posts the upcoming meeting agenda on this website. If you are interested in meeting minutes, please contact the city clerk below. Please take a few moments to look at these links to learn more about the decisions that directly affect your Community.

The City Council also passes City Proclamations to celebrate or acknowledge special events or community activities.

If you are interested in assisting with the invocation or pledge of allegiance, contact the City Clerk’s Office. As always, we encourage you to participate in upcoming Council meetings held on the first and third Wednesday of each month.

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Dan Heiner

Dan Heiner

Council Member

I was born and raised in Burley, and have lived in south-east Idaho nearly all of my life. I married Laura Garrard over 41 years ago, and we have four wonderful children and eight amazing grand children.

I graduated from Idaho State University with a B.S. in Corporate Training and Graduated from the Pacific Coast Banking School- Graduate School of Banking.

I spent 42 years as a commercial banker in south-east Idaho, including 26 years in Pocatello and Chubbuck. I am responsible for direction and oversight of all commercial and consumer lending activities of the bank, including administration of credit policy, loan support functions, and maintaining asset quality. 

Throughout my career I have dedicated myself to community service. I have been a member of the Rotary Club for 38 years and am a past club president. I have served on the boards of Eastern Idaho Development Corp. and Bannock Development Corp. I am a past president of Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce. I served as board member for ten years and am past chair of the Idaho Community Bankers Association. In addition, I served on the board for 6 years and I am the past Chair of the Idaho Bankers Association. I have served on the Board of Commissioners of Chubbuck Development Authority for 8 years, 6 years as chairman.

I enjoy the outdoors and all of the recreational opportunities that living in Chubbuck and the Portneuf Valley of south-east Idaho provides.

Roger Hernandez

Roger Hernandez

Council Member

Roger was originally raised in San Diego, California. He is the oldest son of nine children. His family moved to Idaho in the early 70’s and made their home in Aberdeen, where Roger attended school. After high school, Roger attended both Idaho State University and Boise State University. He then enlisted in the Army National Guard where he served 10 years as a reservist and 20 more years as a full time soldier. He was a fire direction chief for the 116th Field Artillery Division. He assisted with the Hurricane Katrina disaster cleanup and served two tours in Iraq before retiring honorably in 2013. After retirement, Roger went back to school and finished his Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences through the American Military University. He is currently working on his state certification to teach history in the middle or high school levels. He is employed as a substitute teacher for School District #25 and is a strength and conditioning coach at B A Training in Chubbuck.

Community involvement is very important to Roger and he is an avid ISU supporter. He and his sweetheart Geri Have three daughters and one son along with two grandsons. His hobbies include traveling, small home improvements, reading complex math books and gardening. He is also fluent in Spanish. He has lived in the Chubbuck area for over 25 years and loves the hometown feel that Chubbuck provides.

“The people here are kind, respectful and hard-working and I feel it an honor to serve the citizens of Chubbuck. I look forward to meeting many more of you, as well as business leaders and owners in our community. I will strive to serve with the best of my ability and will work hard to preserve our great city and help it to further progress into the future.”

Melanie Evans

Melanie Evans

Council Member

Melanie Evans is an Idaho native who has served on the Chubbuck City Council since 2016. She attended public school in Burley, Idaho and then continued her education at Ricks College in Rexburg, Idaho.

She is married to Nate Evans, and is the mother of two wonderful children. She is active in many service capacities including her church, her children’s PTA, school fundraising, and other worthy causes.

Melanie has helped her husband start a successful multidisciplinary medical office, where she still has an active role as a medical insurance biller. She has also played an integral part of starting a successful property development and management business which provides quality and affordable housing in Chubbuck.

Having a passion for being involved in good things, Melanie wants to see Chubbuck be the best possible version of itself. She is committed to working hard to support quality growth and development, improved city amenities, city beautification, and community involvement.

Ryan Lewis

Ryan Lewis

Council President

Ryan Lewis was born and raised in Pocatello. He is married to Kimberly Lewis, and they have five children: Dallan, Kyle, Katelyn, Taysom, and Carson.

Ryan graduated from Idaho State University in 2000 with a B.A. in Finance, and then the University of Idaho College of Law in 2003. While at the University of Idaho College of Law Ryan competed in the McNichols Moot Court competition in which he received the Best Brief and Oralist awards. After lawschool he returned to area to practice law, and served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Peter D. McDermott. He has practiced law locally since 2004.

Ryan was elected to the Chubbuck City Council in 2014, and in connection with that he has served as a Board member on the Southeast Idaho Council of Governments from 2014-Present, and is on the Board of SICOG’s Revolving Loan Fund Committee and is presently the Vice-President of that Board. He was the City of Chubbuck Liason regarding the Portneuf Wellness Complex construction from 2014-2015.

He has served on the Eli M. Obler Law Library Committee, the Bannock County Sixth District Bench and Bar Committee (2013-2015), and is the past President of the Portneuf Inn of Court (2013-2015). Ryan received the Denise O’Donnell-Day Pro Bono Award in 2006. Ryan has been a presenter for Law Day in 2014, 2015 and 2017, and was a presenter for the Law Clerk and Staff Attorney Conference for the 5th, 6th, and 7th Districts of the State of Idaho in 2015.

Ryan enjoys spending any free time with his family.

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5160 Yellowstone Avenue
Chubbuck, ID 83202


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