City Council 2nd Ward

Council Member Butch Eley

Butch Eley

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December 2020 through December 2024

Butch has lived in Hastings since 1979.  He grew up in the Gettysburg, Pennsylvania area and after enlisting in the US Air Force in 1972, he was stationed in Watertown, New York.  Butch was transferred to Hastings, Nebraska in 1979 and has lived here ever since.  After retiring from the Air Force in 1992, Butch became a Hastings Police Officer, retiring as a Patrol Sergeant in 2008.  He then trained as a Paramedic  and worked for Rural Metro Ambulance, Midwest Medical Transport, and was a Critical Care Paramedic for Life Team Critical Care Transport.  Butch finally retired after working as a Paramedic at Mary Landing Emergency Department.  He is in his second term on the Hasting City Council.

Butch’s wife Kathy retired from the Hastings Police Department after 40 years as a Police Officer, Detective, and 911 Supervisor.  Butch and Kathy have five grown children, and 13 grandchildren.

Butch has spent his entire life in service to his country and community.  He wants to continue to help Hastings grow by continuing to make Hastings a progressive community and making Hastings a place where our children want to live, work, and raise a family.

Council Member Brad Consbruck

Brad Consbruck

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December 2022 through December 2026

Brad is a lifelong resident of Hastings.  Attended Hastings Catholic Schools.  Attended Kearney State College. Served as a Law Enforcement Officer, for both the City of Hastings, and the Adams County Sheriff's Dept., for 27 years. Currently the Maintenance Director at College View.  My wife Annie, and I have five children, Vicky, Luke, Maria, Manny, and Lilly.  I look forward to working with the citizens of Hastings.