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Welcome to the home page of the Crawfordsville City Council. The Council is the legislative branch of local City government and is responsible for adopting budgets, levying taxes, and authorizing financial appropriations to fund City operations, as well as enacting, repealing, or amending local laws. The Council also appoints members to certain boards and commissions that serve the community in various areas. The Council meets twice a month, the first and second Monday of each month (subject to change, please view the council calendar for updates). The first Monday is Pre-Council and Committee night, the second Monday is the regular Council Meeting. To see the actual dates please visit the Public Meetings Calendar and search for City Council.
 

Council Members:

Andy Biddle Andrew P. Biddle (at Large)

Andy was elected  in November of 2011 and then re-elected in 2015 and 2019. He is a graduate of Waynetown High School, attended Vincennes University and National Barber School. Biddle has been a local businessman since 1971.  Andy is President of the Council, chairman of the Fiscal Affairs Committee, serves on the Traffic Parking & Safety Committee, liaison to the Planning Department, a member of the Montgomery County Central Communications Board, serves on Economic Development Authority Board and Plan Commission. Biddle is married to Karen (Galloway) Biddle and they have three children and nine grandchildren.

He can be contacted at abiddle@crawfordsville-in.gov or 765-366-5542.


Mike Reidy
 (at Large)

Reidy was chosen in January of 2013 by Democratic precinct committeemen to replace Ray Kirtley. He was then elected in November of 2015. Reidy earned his Bachelor's of Science at the University of Dayton, an M.S. at IU, and a M.A. at Purdue. Reidy retired after 32 years of work on the Admissions staff for Wabash College. Reidy has lived in Crawfordsville for over 40 years and has served on the AWL Board of Directors, the Montgomery County Public Defenders Committee, and as a member of the League of Women Voters. On the City Council, Reidy serves on the Fiscal Affairs, Ordinances & Petitions and committees. He is the liaison for the Police Department. Reidy is married to his wife Meegan and has two adult children along with  two grandchildren.

He can be contacted at reidy@wabash.edu.

Jeff Lucas

Jeff Lucas (Ward 1) 

Jeffrey has been serving on the City Council since November 2017.  Educated at Purdue and I.U.P.U.I., Lucas has made a career in manufacturing management, and is currently Director of Quality at a Tier 1 Automotive supplier.  He is a native of  Crawfordsville and a life long resident.  Lucas serves on the Ordinance & Petitions and Annexation committees; and as liaison to CEL&P.  He is married to Sue Lucas, has four adult children and one grandchild.  Jeffrey has served for many years on the Crawfordsville Main Street and Crawfordsville Community Garden volunteer teams.

 

He can be contacted at jlucas@crawfordsville-in.gov

Ethan Hollander

Ethan Hollander (Ward 2)

Ethan Hollander was elected to the City Council in November 2019. He serves on the Ordinances & Petitions; Traffic, Parking & Safety; and Annexation Committees; and as liaison to the Streets & Sanitation Department. Before his election to the City Council, Hollander served as chair of the Human Rights Commission and on the Plan Commission. Hollander teaches political science at Wabash College. He is a native of Miami Beach, and loves everything that small town living in Crawfordsville has to offer, especially running on the Sugar Creek Trail. He is married to fellow Wabash professor Christie Byun.  

He can be contacted at ehollander@crawfordsville-in.gov

 Kent Priebe

Kent Priebe (Ward 3)

Kent Priebe was appointed in 2020 to replace Pete Utterback. He was the owner of Powers-Priebe Funeral Home for 33 years, retiring in 2018. He was a Precinct Committeeman for many years. He grew up in New Market and has resided in Crawfordsville and Montgomery County most of his life. Graduated from Speedway High School; attended Wabash College; and a graduate of the Indiana College of Mortuary Science. He was also the Crawfordsville Girls Soccer coach for 10 years. He is the liaison to the Crawfordsville Fire Department.  

He may be reached at: kpriebe@crawfordsville-in.gov or at 765-366-0685.

 Jennifer Lowe


Jennifer L. Lowe
 (Ward 4)

Elected in November of 2011 and re-elected in 2015, Lowe moved to the area with her family after Hurricane Camille hit the Gulf Coast in 1970. Lowe is the chairwoman of the Traffic, Parking & Safety Committee, and serves on the Fiscal Affairs and Traffic Committee. She is the liaison to Park & Rec Department and the Fire Department. Lowe is married to her high school sweetheart, Scott, and has three children. Lowe spends many evenings at the Parks and Recreation Center, but loves to spend her time outdoors, especially at Milligan Park.

She can be contacted at jlowe@crawfordsville-in.gov or 765-366-9729.

Stan Hamilton (Ward 5)

Appointed in late 2017 to fill a vacancy. Hamilton serves on the Ordinance & Petitions and the Traffic, Parking and Safety committees and is the liaison to to Waste Waste.

He can be contacted at shamilton@crawfordsville-in.gov or at 765-361-0093.

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