Government

This Government Guide includes information about the City of Creston, Union County Officials and the State of Iowa.

City Government Information

City of Creston: www.crestoniowa.gov

Mayor’s Office: 

Dr. Gabe Carroll, Mayor

641-782-2000 ext. 201

116 W. Adams St., Creston, IA 50801

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City Council:

1st Ward: Vacant

2nd Ward: Rich Madison

3rd Ward:  Vacant

4th Ward: Brendalee Lyell-Keate

5th Ward: Brian Davis

At Large: Ron Higgins

At Large:  Terry Freeman

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City Administrator: 

Mike Taylor

641-782-2000 ext. 202

116 W. Adams St., Creston, IA 50801

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City Clerk: 

Lisa Williamson

641-782-2000 ext. 203

116 W. Adams St., Creston, IA  50801

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Police Department: 

Paul Ver Meer, Police Chief

Phone: 911, Business: 641-782-8402

302 N. Pine St., Creston, IA 50801

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Fire Department: 

Todd Jackson, Fire Chief

Business: 641-782-5610, Fire: 911

500 N. Sumner Ave., Creston, IA 50801

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Graceland Cemetery

641-782-4841

1830 S. Cherry, Creston, IA 50801

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Parks and Recreation: 

Mark Huff, Director

641-782-2000 ext. 206

116 W. Adams St., Creston, IA 50801

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Public Works: 

Kevin Kruse, Director

641-782-2000 ext. 207

116 W. Adams St., Creston, IA 50801

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Public Library(Gibson Memorial): 

David Hargrove, Librarian

641-782-2277, Fax: 641-782-4604

200 West Howard Street, Creston, IA 50801

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Water Department:

Steve Guthrie, General Manager

641-782-5817

820 South Park,  Creston, IA 50801

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Street Department:  

TJ Parsons, Director

641-782-5719

116 W. Adams, Creston, IA 50801

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Municipal Airport: 

Larry West, Airport Manager

641-782-2383

1945 S. Cherry, Creston, IA 50801

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Animal Control: 

Doug Bierle, Officer

641-782-8402

302 North Pine St., (Police Department) Creston, IA 50801


Union County Government Information

Union County is operated under a three member Board of Supervisors elected at-large. The Board of Supervisors meets every Monday at 9:00 a.m. Also elected are the county attorney, auditor, recorder, sheriff and treasurer.The court house is located at 300 North Pine in Creston. Website

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Board of Supervisors:

Ron Riley,  Dennis Brown, Rick Friday –  641-782-1720

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County Attorney:

Tim Kenyon – 641-782-1730

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Clerk of Court:

Allison Danilovich –  641-782-7315

Court actions-judgements, small claims, mechanics liens, traffic charges.

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Assessor:

Mindy Schaefer – 641-782-1735

Assess and value real property. Tax abatements, family farm credit, homestead.

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Recorder:

Katie Carlton – 641-782-1725

Recording documents concerning land-ex. Mortgages, deeds, easements. Hunting & Fishing licenses and various applications needed to hunt. Boat, snowmobile and ATV registrations. Passports. Vital records-birth, death & marriage.

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Auditor:

Sandy Hysell – 641-782-1701

Indexing of land transfers by legal descriptions. Billing for county government. Secretary to Board of Supervisors. Elections. Dog tags and liquor licenses.

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Treasurer:

Kelly Busch – 641-782-1710

Property taxes. Vehicle transfers.

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Sheriff:

Rick Piel – 641-782-8402

302 North Pine Street, Creston, Iowa 50801

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Union County Emergency Management Director:  

JoAnne Duckworth –  641-782-1622

705 East Taylor Street/Hwy 34 East, Creston, Iowa 50801

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State of Iowa

Iowa Senate District 11
Senator Tom Shipley

515-281-3371

Iowa District 21 House Representative
Representative Tom Moore

515-281-3221