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City Council MembersCouncil Members
Eight councilmembers represent four city wards and are elected by their ward on a staggered basis for four-year terms.

Meetings
  • 7:00 pm
  • First and third Monday of each month
  • City Council Chambers
    1369 25th Ave.
    Columbus, Nebraska 68601
    (West side of Police Department building)

City Council meetings may be viewed live on Channel 5 and 97.1. Reruns are played during the week of the meeting at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings. Regular meetings may be rescheduled by motion of the council. Special meetings of the council may be called by the mayor or at least four members of the council.

Go to the Media Center to view the latest City Council meetings.

Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings.

For Council Meetings starting February 2, 2015:
Council Meeting Packets

For agendas prior to February 2, 2015:
Agendas 

For minutes prior to February 2, 2015: 
Minutes 

Run for a Council Seat
Anyone wishing to run for a council seat during an election year may do so if they are a registered voter. They must pay a filing fee in the City Clerk's office and submit the receipt to the Election Commissioner at the Platte County Courthouse by the deadline established by the Election Commissioner.

Members & Contact Information
City Council members do not have set office hours at City Hall. Please feel free to call any of them at the numbers listed below. If they are unavailable, leave a message on their answering machine or email them and they will contact you at their earliest convenience.

Wards
1st Ward (Map) 2nd Ward (Map) 3rd Ward (Map) 4th Ward (Map)
Beth Augustine-Schulte Dennis Kresha Richard E. "Rich" Jablonski John F. Lohr
Charlie Bahr James "Jim" Bulkley Ron Schilling J. Prent Roth