Ward I Council vacancy advertised
Interested candidates can submit a letter by May 10
Mayor Dave Bauer and Crete City Council members took action at their regular meeting Tuesday (April 20) to fill a vacant city council seat after Ward I City Council member Brian Carnes passed away unexpectedly on April 14.
Carnes was elected in November 2018 and his council term ends in 2022.
City officials are responding in an appropriate manner through a process of succession and mid-term vacancies, as provided for by state statute and city ordinance, (Chapter 1, Article 2).
The Mayor and Council have advertised through public notice for interested, registered voters in Ward I (view pdf map) to fill the vacancy. Candidates should address a letter to the mayor stating their interest and deliver it to the City Clerk’s office at City Hall by May 10, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.
The Mayor may nominate an eligible candidate to serve the remainder of the council term, subject to final approval by the city council.
Letters can be hand-delivered to City Hall, 243 East 13th Street or mail to the City Clerk, City of Crete, P.O. Box 86, Crete, NE, 68333.