HERMITAGE, Mo. -- Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday appointed Clint Baker, the assessor-elect of Hickory County, to serve the remainder of the term of Assessor Kay Chilton, who resigned from the position.
Baker is a Republican who lives in Weaubleau. He has been with the assessor’s office since 1994. He was elected as assessor in November, a position in Missouri where the terms of office begin the following September. Because of the vacancy, the governor appointed Baker to serve until his full term begins.