98th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight, Vice-Chairman
Select Committee on State and Local Governments, Vice-Chairman
Energy and the Environment
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
State Representative Glen Kolkmeyer, a Republican, represents Lafayette County and parts of Jackson and Johnson counties (District 53) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was re-elected to his third two-year term in November 2016. Representative Kolkmeyer currently serves as the Majority Caucus Chair in the Missouri House of Representatives.
In addition to his legislative duties, Representative Kolkmeyer is owner and CEO of Energy Transport Solutions, Inc. Bates City MO. The family owned and operated company hauls gasoline, diesel, propane and anhydrous ammonia. Glen’s parents, Omer and Dorothy started in the propane business in 1955. Glen’s Wife, Lisa, serves as the Office Manager, and the third generation: their son, Eric is the General Manager, and their daughter Emily is the billing clerk.
July 15, 2015 the company celebrated 60 years in business. Representative Kolkmeyer also served 20 years as Fire Chief of the Wellington-Napoleon Fire Protection District and served 39 years on the Fire Service.
Representative Kolkmeyer was a former president of Missouri Propane Gas (safety) Commission, Missouri Propane Gas Association and Lafayette County Firefighters Association. He is also the current President of the Lafayette County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund, a member of National Rifle Association, a past board member of the Wellington-Napoleon Protection District and the Lafayette County 9-1-1 Board. Representative Kolkmeyer attends Calvary Baptist Church in Odessa.
Representative Kolkmeyer currently resides in rural Odessa with his Wife, Lisa. They have two children, Eric and Emily, and five grandchildren, Aleah, Ean, Lucas, Zoe, and Mia.
Repeals a provision prohibiting certain trucks from being driven in the far left-hand lane of certain highways
Modifies the crime of burglary
Urges Congress to grant states the ability to increase the amount of weight trucks are permitted to carry on a state's interstate highways and bridges