City Boards

    Airport Zoning Board

    This joint city-county airport zoning board acts to protect and enforce regulations established by the Nebraska Department of Transportation, Aeronautics Division, within the airport’s ten-mile jurisdiction. The board consists of two members appointed by each political subdivision participating in its creation as members thereof and also a chairperson selected by a majority of the members appointed. Meetings are held in the Council Chambers of City Hall by agenda demand and are governed by the Open Meetings Act.

    • Doug Young, Chair, 2021*
    • Phil Cook, 2021*
    • Dorothy Anderson, 2021*
    • Tye Marquardt, 2021*
    • Don Streeter, 2021*

    Board of Adjustment

    This board receives and acts on applications for variances. Meetings are held at 5:00 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays in the Council Chambers of City Hall by agenda demand. Members are appointed to three-year terms by the Mayor with City Council approval. Four members are a quorum. One member of the Board of Adjustment must also be a member of the Planning Commission. Meetings are held in the Council Chambers of City Hall by agenda demand and are governed by the Open Meetings Act.

    • Corey Sander, Chair, 2022*
    • Roger Liljehorn, 2022*
    • Sam Brown, 2023*
    • Jason Nitchie, 2021*
    • Corey Young, (Planning Commission Liaison) 2022*
    • Terry Shield (Alternate), 2022*

    Electrical Board

    This two-member board reviews applications from individuals wanting to become licensed electricians in Holdrege. There is no set meeting time. Board members must be licensed electricians. Members are appointed to two-year terms by the Mayor with City Council approval.

    • Brad Ludeke, 2022*
    • Trent Fuecker, 2021*

    Plumbing Board

    This two-member board reviews applications from individuals wanting to become licensed plumbers in Holdrege. There is no set meeting time. Board members must be licensed plumbers. Members are appointed to two-year terms by the Mayor with City Council approval.

    • Brad Groothuis, 2021*
    • Matt Weides, 2022*

    Health Board

    The Board inspects premises and businesses as the Governing Body may direct. Meetings are held as necessary to review complaints to safeguard the health of residents of the community. The Mayor, Council President, and Police Chief represent the City, with two members from the community appointed to a one-year term by the Mayor with City Council approval. Meetings are held in the Council Chambers of City Hall by agenda demand and are governed by the Open Meetings Act.

    • Mayor Doug Young, (ex-officio, mayor)
    • Ben Johnson, (ex-officio, Council President)
    • Dennis DaMoude, (ex-officio, Police Chief)
    • Dorothy Anderson, RN, 2021*
    • Dr. Scott Ehresman, MD, 2021*

    Police Retirement Board

    This board meets once a year to review the retirement of the police officers. Members include two elected by police officers, the City Administrator, a Council Member, and two members from the community appointed by the Mayor with Council approval. Terms are for four years.

    • Tim Moomey, 2022*
    • Lane Schulz, 2022*
    • Jeff Werner, 2023*
    • Mary Magill, 2023*
    • Mitch Jones, 2023*
    • Mike Sisson, 2021*

    Tree Board

    The Tree Board is responsible for planning the growth and development of City parks and establishes regulations regarding the planting of trees and tree types. Board members implement the Memorial Tree Program and plan Arbor Day activities as part of the process for Holdrege to receive the “Tree City USA” designation each year. Meetings are held monthly as advertised. Members are appointed to three-year terms by the Mayor with Council approval. Meetings are held in the Ancillary Meeting Room of City Hall and are governed by the Open Meetings Act.

    • Deb Aldrich, Secretary, 2022*
    • Karen Stute, 2023*
    • Brad McInturf, 2021*
    • Ted Titus, 2023*
    • John Thorburn, Chair, 2021*
    • Donita Felty, 2021*
    • Library Board

      Transacts the business of the Library and has the authority to appoint the library director. Five members represent the City and an equal number represent Phelps County. Meetings are held in the library’s meeting room and are governed by the Open Meetings Act.

      City Representatives are appointed by the Mayor with Council approval.

      • Michael Burris – Director – (Hired By Board)
      • Shirley Butz, 2021*
      • John Sauder, 2024*
      • Sue Christensen, 2023*
      • Annette Sindt, 2022*
      • Bev Rehm, 2023*

      County Representatives are appointed by the County Commissioners.

      • Jenifer Sand, 2025*
      • Lynn McPheron, 2021*
      • Keith Fagot, 2023*
      • Nancy Morse, 2022*
      • Sandi Ericson, 2024*

       

      Senior Citizen Board

      The mayor appoints a representative of the City to the board for a one-year term with City Council approval.

      • Richard Miska, 2021*

      * Term Ending