City Council - Ward I
Dan Papik was appointed to fill a council vacancy and sworn in on June 1, 2021. He then won election in November 2022. His current council term ends in 2026.
He is a graduate of Exeter High School and attended Doane University. He owns and operates Crete Ace Hardware store with his wife Valerie. Their family includes children and spouses: Jessica and Randy, Derek and Marie, and Logan and Stephanie. They have four grandchildren, Hazel, Nora, Connor, and Jordyn. Papik serves on the Crete Area Health Care Foundation Board, volunteers annually with Crete's Great Pumpkin Festival and other community events, as well as mentoring the Doane Tiger football FCA.
Committee Assignments: Public Safety, (chairperson), Parks and Recreation, Public Works
Anthony Fitzgerald was appointed to fill a council vacancy and sworn in on April 18, 2023. His council term ends in 2024.
Committee Assignments: Legislative/Community Development (chairperson), Public Works, Public Safety
Ward I election voting location: Crete Public Schools - Cardinal Welcome Center, 930 Main Ave (new in Spring 2022)
Contact City Council members:
Crete City Hall
241 East 13th Street
P.O. Box 86
Crete, NE 68333