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Councilmember Kevin Papineau


(209) 366-7113


Kevin Papineau is a familiar face to many Galt residents, as he has lived in the town for decades while also serving in the community. He is a business owner and maintains a strong faith in God and family values that he brings into his work on the City Council. Papineau is an alumni of Capital Christian High School in Sacramento, and holds a degree in business from Union Institute and University. He has been married to his wife, Laura, for 27 years and has worked as a deputy sheriff, police officer, and detective for the Elk Grove Police Department and the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department. 

First elected: 2020

Education: Union Institute and University (bachelor’s degree, business) 

Day job: Business owner 

Council assignments: City and Schools Together, Sacramento Area Council of Governments (alternate), Sacramento Metro Air Quality Management District

Notable quote: “I believe that my professional, elected and appointed experience have developed and demonstrated my ability to question issues from all perspectives, ensure complete information is used to inform decisions, as well as the ability to find consensus among differing viewpoints. I commit to seek and consider the input of all of Galt’s citizens in making decisions.” (Source: Galt Herald)

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