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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 - 2021

 

C.G. THERKILDSEN ACTIVITY CENTER

Gene Gettys Jr, City Administrator
Mike Kolbe, Mayor
Tim Miller
Mary Armentrout
Jeanna Rudolph

PUBLIC HEALTH & SANITATION

Greg Bladt, Chairperson
Sharon Kroger
Richard Petersen

 

INSURANCE

Jeanna Rudolph, Chairperson
Troy Schaben
Sharon Kroger

PUBLIC PROPERTY

Richard Petersen, Chairperson
Sharon Kroger
Troy Schaben

 

ORDINANCE

Jay Christensen, Chairperson
Richard Petersen
Troy Schaben

PUBLIC SAFETY

Troy Schaben, Chairperson
Greg Bladt
Jeanna Rudolph

 

PERSONNEL AND FINANCE

Jay Christensen, Chairperson
Sharon Kroger
Richard Petersen

STREETS, ALLEYS, SIDEWALKS

Sharon Kroger, Chairperson
Richard Petersen
Jeanna Rudolph

 

CABLE

Standing Committee Per 110.45 of City Code

 

 
 

Committee Liason Representatives - 2021

  • Mayor Pro Tem - Jay Christensen

  • Airport Commission - Sharon Kroger

  • Ambulance Commission - Mike Kolbe

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

  • Fire Department - Jay Christensen

  • Hotel/Motel Tax Committee - Greg Bladt

  • HMU Board of Trustees - Troy Schaben

  • Library Board - Richard Petersen

  • Parks and Recreation Board - Greg Bladt

  • Planning & Zoning Commission - Jay Christensen

  • Shelby County Chamber - City Administrator

  • Shelby County Emergency Management - Mayor Mike Kolbe and Chief Frank Clark

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

  • Tree Advisory/Environmental Commission - Jeanna Rudolph

  • Veteran's Memorial Auditorium - Jeanna Rudolph

Map of Voting Wards

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