City Council & Mayor

The City Council consists of the mayor, city clerk, and five council members. The mayor and two of the council members are voted into office from everyone in the community. Three of the council members are voted into office by wards. The Mayor is a two year term. The Council is a four year term.

City Council meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month at 5:30 pm in the Council Chambers at Cresco City Hall, 130 North Park Place, Cresco Iowa. However, the January, July and September 2022 meetings will be held the 1st Wednesday and 3rd Monday of those months only.


Council Chambers
130 N. Park Place, Cresco IA

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1st and 3rd Mondays of each month at 5:30 pm


Mayor Dave Brenno

Dave Brenno


Term Expires: 12/31/23
  • 563-265-1910
  • 820 9th St E

Dave Brenno is the current mayor of Cresco. He assumed his position in 2022 and is in his 1st year of serving as mayor. He has been a resident of the city of Cresco for over 9 years. Dave is the General Manager for Thompson Truck and Trailer in Decorah.

One of the main goals for the City of Cresco includes establishing a new 5 and 10 year plan to guide the community into the future. This will be done with the participation of the community and its organizations. This will help the City in budgeting and planning for future needs. Cresco must continue to maintain its responsible fiscal management while still planning for future needs. Communication with its citizens is vitally important. Dave can be reached at 563-265-1910.

City Council Members

Alex Fortune

City Council (Ward 1)

Term Expires: 12/31/23
  • 515-669-8504
  • 402 3rd St SE

Amy Bouska

City Council (Ward 2) - Mayor Pro-Tem

Term Expires: 12/31/25
  • 563-547-3484
  • PO Box 515

Jan Carman

City Council (Ward 3)

Term Expires: 12/31/23
  • 563-547-5491
  • 824 3rd St W

Gary Kriener *

City Council (At Large)

Term Expires: 12/31/23
  • 563-380-3284
  • 755 6th St E

*Appointed to fulfill Dave Brenno’s term.

Rich McConnell

City Council (At Large)

Term Expires: 12/31/25
  • 563-380-1305
  • 124 4th Ave SW