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Mayor Dave Bauer

Mayor Dave BauerWelcome to Crete, Nebraska

Dave Bauer assumed the duties of Mayor of Crete in July 2019 after serving as Ward I Council Representative and Council President. He then campaigned for Mayor and was elected to a full term in November 2022; his current term ends in 2026. 

Bauer's first term on the council started in 1988; he had retained the Ward I seat since 1998. Bauer is a graduate of Crete High School and owns and operates Bauer Insurance Agency, LLC. He and his wife Patty, who is employed at City Bank in Crete, have three sons. Bauer is very active in the community and involved in many organizations.

He can be reached at City Hall by appointment. You can also email him at dave.bauer@crete.ne.gov

View Crete City Code, Article 2, Elected Officials



Crete City Hall
241 East 13th Street
P.O. Box 86
Crete, NE  68333
402.826.4314 Office
402.826.4334 Fax



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