Casey Andersen was born in Burley in 1955 and lived in Declo until the tender age of 3. His family moved to Murtaugh where he attended all 12 years of school. Upon graduation, Casey entered the Auto Mechanic Program at the at the College of Southern Idaho (CSI). After graduating, Casey went to work for Fronk Motor Company in 1974. Casey married his wife Pam, in 1975. They purchased a house on Burton Avenue in 1976, where they still reside. Casey and Pam started their own auto repair/restoration business in 1979, which continues to operate after 42 years. Their 2 children grew up in Burley, attended and graduated from Cassia County schools. They continued their education and are successful in their endeavors. Casey & Pam enjoy their 4 grandchildren.
Casey attended city council meetings for 10 years before running for council. He served as a member of the Gem Team, which was instrumental in getting the city certified as an Idaho Gem Community. He also served as chairman of the Burley area Action Team and helped with the construction of Centennial Park. Casey served on Burley Planning and Zoning for a couple of years before successfully running for a seat on the Burley City Council. He as served as Council President, and is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Association of Idaho Cities. Casey was awarded the Max Dalton Open Government Award for his work supporting open meeting laws. For the past 11 years Casey has served as liaison to the Burley Public Library.