Government

The City of Laurel is a City of the Second-Class in southeast Cedar County, Nebraska. The City is governed by a Mayor and a four-member City Council, which are all elected positions. Laurel employs a City Administrator, who oversees the day-to-day operations of the City and reports to the Mayor/City Council. A Community Redevelopment Authority (CRA) was incorporated in 2007 under the Nebraska Community Redevelopment Law and is an entity of the City. The CRA is a five-member board, whose members are appointed by the Mayor with City Council approval. The CRA governs the Tax Incriment Financing (TIF) Program for the City and plays a major role in Economic Development.

Mark Patefield  

Mayor
Mark Patefield
(402) 256-3112
markpatefield@hotmail.com

Mark McCoy  

City Administrator
Mark McCoy
laurelca@abbnebraska.com

Keelen Holloway  

City Attorney
Keelan Holloway
keelan@monsonholloway.com

Vicki Carlson
City Clerk

Victoria Carlson
(402) 256-3112
laurelclerk@abbnebraska.com
Lori Hansen
Clerical Assistant

Lori Hansen
(402) 256-3112
laurelhansen@abbnebraska.com

 

City Council Members
Keith Knudsen, President
Logan Garber
Chad Johnson
Mark Koch
Community Redevelopment
Authority Members

Kevin Nordby, Chairman
Steve Hansen
Tyler Kvols
Dan Kuhlman
Tyler Specht