Board of Adjustment
This board receives and acts on applications for variances. Meetings are held the first and third Tuesday upon demand at 5:00 PM in the City Council Chambers. 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. The Board of Adjustment is governed by open meeting laws.
- Dale Herrington, Chair, 2019*
- Bill Perry, 2019*
- Jeff Huston, 2017*
- Kendall Nelson, 2018*
- Mike Humston, 2018*
- Dick Jurgens (Alternate), 2019*
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, 2018*
- Trent Fuecker, 2017*
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.
- Donald Pribyl, 2017*
- Matt Weides, 2018*
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.
- Mayor Doug Young, (ex-officio)
- Larry Gibbons, (ex-officio Council President)
- Dennis DaMoude, (ex-officio Police Chief)
- Dorothy Anderson, 2017*
- Dr. Scott Ehresman, 2017*
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, 2018*
- Bryan Dick, 2018*
- Jeff Werner, 2019*
- Mary Magill, 2019*
- Mitch Jones, 2019*
- Troy Urbom, 2017*
The Tree Board is responsible for planning the growth and development of City parks and sets regulations regarding the planting of trees and tree types. Also plans Arbor Day activities as part of the process to meet regulations for Holdrege being a Tree City USA. Meetings are held as needed. Members are appointed to three-year terms by the Mayor with Council approval.
- Deb Aldrich, Secretary, 2019*
- Karen Stute, 2017*
- Brad McInturf, 2018*
- Paula Titus, 2017*
- John Thorburn, 2018*
- Donita Felty, 2018*
Transacts the business of the Library and has the authority to appoint the library director.
Meetings: once a month to transact business of the library. Five members represent the City and an equal number represent Phelps County.
City Representatives are appointed by the Mayor with Council approval.
- Allison Peyton – Director – (Hired By Board)
- Ginger Cowne, 2019*
- Don Bakke, 2017*
- Dave Black, 2020*
- Kent Person,2018*
- Bev Rehm, 2019*
County Representatives are appointed by the County Commissioners.
- Mary Paulsen, 2019*
- Lynn McPheron, 2021*
- Craig Mickey, 2018*
- Nancy Morse, 2017*
- Linda Schwarz, 2020*
Senior Citizen Board
One Council Member represents the City at the monthly board meetings.
Member is appointed to a one-year term by the Mayor with City Council approval.
- Richard Miska, 2017*
* Term Ending