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Harlan City Government

The City of Harlan government consists of a Mayor and City Council.  Positions are elected by the Citizens of Harlan every four years.  There is one representative from each of four wards the City is divided into, as well as two At Large council seats.   The City Council Meets twice a month on a regular basis, with special meetings scheduled as needed, in the Council Chambers at 711 Durant Street, Harlan IA  51537.


Mayor


City Council


Committees - 2017

 

C.G. THERKILDSEN ACTIVITY CENTER

Gene Gettys Jr, City Administrator
Kathleen Kohorst, Mayor
Tim Miller
Mary Armentrout
David H. Pedersen

PUBLIC HEALTH & SANITATION

Dave Miller, Chairperson
Greg Bladt
Jay Christensen

 

INSURANCE

Greg Bladt, Chairperson
Sharon Kroger
David H Pedersen

PUBLIC PROPERTY

Jay Christensen, Chairperson
Sharon Kroger
Mike Kolbe

 

ORDINANCE

Sharon Kroger Chairperson
Jay Christensen
David H Pedersen

PUBLIC SAFETY

David H Pedersen, Chairperson
Greg Bladt
Jay Christensen

 

PERSONNEL AND FINANCE

Dave Miller, Chairperson
Mike Kolbe
Sharon Kroger

STREETS, ALLEYS, SIDEWALKS

Mike Kolbe, Chairperson
Dave Miller
David H Pedersen

 

CABLE

Per 110.45 of City Code

 

 
 

Committee Liason Representatives - 2017

  • Mayor Pro Tem - Dave Miller

  • Airport Commission - Jay Christensen

  • Ambulance Commission - David H Pedersen

  • Harlan Historical Preservation Committee (formerly Downtown Upper Story/Facade Grant) - Jay Christensen

  • Fire Department - Sharon Kroger

  • Hotel/Motel Tax Committee - Dave Miller

  • HMU Board of Trustees - Mike Kolbe

  • Library Board - Greg Bladt

  • Parks and Recreation Board - Greg Bladt

  • Planning & Zoning Commission - Sharon Kroger

  • Senior Council/Therkildsen Center - David H Pedersen

  • Shelby County Chamber - Gene Gettys

  • Shelby County Emergency Management - Mayor Kate Kohorst and Chief Frank Clark

  • Shelby County E911 Board - Frank Clark, Gene Gettys alternate

  • Tree Advisory/Environmental Commission - Jay Christensen

  • Veteran's Memorial Auditorium - David H Pedersen

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