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City of Crete Nebraska


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Crete City Council

Crete Mayor Dave Bauer and City Council members.

City Hall
241 East 13th Street
Second Floor Council Chambers
(Handicap Accessible)


City Council Wards:

Crete is a First-Class city (population of 5,000-100,000) with a mayor-council form of government. The City of Crete is divided into three wards for City Council representation. Each ward is represented by two members of the City Council, who are elected to four-year terms. One council seat in each ward is up for election every two years. The wards are determined by population and approved by the City Council after each official census. View Crete City Code, Article 2, Elected Officials

Crete City Council members:

  • Ward IDan Papik, Anthony Fitzgerald
  • Ward IIDale Strehle (Council President), Tom Crisman
  • Ward IIIKyle Frans, Ashley Newmyer

Regular meeting days and times:

  • Meetings of the council, committees, and boards are on the city's online calendar available on this site
  • Regular City Council Meetings are held the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers on the second floor of City Hall, unless otherwise stated.
  • Standing Committees often meet prior to regular council meetings, or are scheduled as needed
    • Finance, Parks & Recreation, Personnel, Public Safety, Public Works, Legislative Community Development

Meeting minutes and agendas:

Records Requests:

  • Please see information and the Records Request form the City Clerk's Office

Election Polling Locations (new as of Spring 2022):

  • Ward I - Crete Public Schools - Cardinal Welcome Center, 930 Main Ave
  • Ward II & Ward III - Crete Public Library - Community Room, 1515 Forest Ave
  • View a Crete Ward map (pdf) or go to the online map and select 'Voting Wards' under the Layers tab
  • New ward boundaries were approved by the City Council in December 2021 using 2020 census data; view the council meeting summary from Dec. 21
  • Nebraska Voter Information Lookup - Find your polling place