City Hall

Tel (308) 995-8681
Fax (308) 995-5486
City of Holdrege Building
502 East Ave.
PO Box 436
Holdrege, NE  68949
Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday – Friday

Holidays on which the City Building is closed:

  • New Year’s Day, January 1st
  • Martin Luther King Day, Third Monday in January
  • Memorial Day, Last Monday in May
  • Independence Day, July 4th
  • Labor Day, First Monday in September
  • Veterans’ Day, November 11th
  • Thanksgiving Day, Fourth Thursday in November
  • Friday after Thanksgiving
  • Close at Noon on Christmas Eve, December 24th
  • Christmas Day, December 25th

City Administrator

Chris Rector
(308) 995-8681

Administrator Responsibilities

  • Manages the City’s business and carries out the City Council’s plans and directions by coordinating the work of all the City’s departments and employees
  • Expends funds as authorized by the Council’s budget
  • Advises  the Council on legislation, financial program, capitol improvements, policies, employment, and service
  • Hires city employees and may remove them
  • Investigates and acts on complaints
  • Negotiates and administers contracts and agreements
  • Keeps the Council informed of the City’s business and financial condition
  • Represents the City at conferences, meetings, and committees

City Attorney

Natalie Nelsen
701 4th Avenue Suite 12
(308) 995-2293

Attorney Responsibilities

  • Advises City Council, City Administrator, and Department Heads of legality of actions
  • Represents the City in all pertinent legal action
  • Negotiates for easements, right-of-way, privileges, considerations,services and union agreements
  • Approves final form of ordinances, resolutions, contracts, agreements, deeds, leases, bond indentures, legal actions, and miscellaneous documents

City Clerk

Dane Jensen
(308) 995-8681

Clerk Responsibilities

  • Serves as recording secretary for the City Council and attends all meetings
  • Keeps files of ordinances, resolutions, and other official documents
  • Receives communications for Council’s consideration and prepares final agenda with City Administrator
  • Prepares agendas for and attends other committee and board meetings and serves as their recording secretary
  • Attests to Mayor’s signature on official documents
  • Serves as an HR Resource for the City
  • Administers the City’s various insurance policies; receives and manages claims on behalf of the City

City Treasurer

Mary Magill
(308) 995-8681

Treasurer Responsibilities

  • Directs the City’s accounting program and maintains compliance with accounting standards as defined by the Government Accounting Standards Board
  • Implements and maintains the City’s cash management system and accounting software.
  • Assists the City Administrator with the preperation of the annual budget and supervises the annual audit
  • Prepares monthly financial statements and reports regarding the financial status of all funds and accounts of the City
  • Administers the City’s retirement funds, prepares tax returns, maintains special assessment information and supervises the City’s accounting Clerks