Mayor / City Council

Re-elected November, 2018

Gabe was born in 1980 at Ft. Campbell Army hospital and moved to Walton where his mother grew up when he was 2. His family has lived in or around Walton since the 1700s and helped to found the city of Dry Ridge. Gabe grew up on N. Main St. and now resides on Central Avenue. He graduated from Walton-Verona High School in 1999. He attended The University of Louisville, where he studied marketing and communications and served in the U.S. Army. Gabe has served as a council member for 5 years before being appointed to serve as Mayor by his fellow council members. He is a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, has a background in management and property services and currently is employed by Amazon working in Kindle diagnostics.

In his leisure time, Gabe enjoys hunting, fishing, boating, and exploring the great outdoors. He has been to 43 states, and 3 different countries. His favorite sports teams are the Bengals, the Reds, the Louisville Cardinals, and the Michigan Wolverines.

Please feel free to contact Gabe at 859-322-7894


Rose Beach Re-elected November 2018

Bobby McDonald Re-elected November, 2018


Matt Brown Re-elected November 2018


Councilman Matt Brown was elected to the Walton City Council in November 2012 and re-elected in 2016. His parents Rick and Candy wanted to raise Matt and his brother in Walton so they could enjoy the school district and the great people. Matt believes in the people of this town and know that they can count on each other. He is excited and honored to serve the citizens of Walton. He has a passion for improving the city from parks and recreation to maintaining the infrastructure. He has always considered the impact of all citizens when making decisions and believes that the city is in the middle of a very important time of growth and the decisions that are made today will impact all residents in the future. Matt currently resides in Walton with his wife Brittany and their beautiful baby girl that they plan on raising in Walton.

Barb Farrow Elected November, 2018

John Wainwright Re-elected November 2018

Councilman John F. Wainwright IV was elected to the Walton City Council on November 8, 2016. He and his family are relatively new to the City and have lived in Walton for the last 3.5 years in the Aosta Valley Subdivision. He is married to his wife Tina and has 2 daughters Emilee and Charlee. He currently works as a Restaurant District Manager for Cracker Barrel Old Country Store in the greater Lexington area for the last 7 years. He has also been a United States Marine in Operation Iraqi Freedom and a former small business owner. Councilmen Wainwright currently serves as the Chair of the Economic Development committee and is also on the Parks Committee. He is very passionate about creating a great place to live for all the citizens of Walton.

Stephanie Williams Re-elected November 2018

Committee Chairs

Park & Veterans: Bobby McDonald – Chairman
                                 Matt Brown 
                                 John Wainwright

Street, Sidewalks & Garbage: Matt Brown – Chairman
                                                        Stephanie Williams 
                                                        Bobby McDonald

Economic Development: John Wainwright – Chairman 
                                               Rose Beach – Treasurer 
                                               Mike Wood – Vice Chairman 
                                               Sharon Stevenson – Secretary

Water / Sewer: Stephanie Williams – Chairman 
                             Barb Farrow 
Rose Beach