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Building a Stronger Community from within
 

Mayor

Letter from the Mayor

Mayor David Uran

David D.F. Uran (pronounced U-Ran) has been a resident of Crown Point for 29 years and has lived in Lake County, IN for 51 years. David is married to Katie (Senior Agent for AFLAC) for the past 26 years and they have four (4) children: Nicole (24) US Air Force, Julie (23) Tallahassee Community College, Hailey (20) Sophomore Indiana University, and Benjamin (18) Senior Crown Point H.S.

  • Current Role and Responsibilities:
    • Mayor of the City of Crown Point (3rd Term - Elected in November 2007, 2011, and 2015)
    • Chairman of the Board of Works and Public Safety
    • Member of the Indiana Integrated Public Safety Commission

The Mayor of Crown Point manages over 190 City Employees which is made up of Public Safety (Police/ Fire / EMA), Public Works & Streets, Engineering, Building & Planning, Parks, Special Events, Human Resource, Legal, and Media & IT Divisions. The City of Crown Point operates on a $30 million dollar annual budget and provides service to over 30,000 residents.

  • Education and Experience:
    • 24 Years of Service with the City of Crown Point (13 years Police Officer / 11 years Mayor)
    • 18 Years as an Indiana High School Basketball Official
    • 10 Years of Experience in Residential and Commercial Loans
    • 05 Years as a High School Varsity Boys Basketball
    • 04 Years with Board and Zoning Authority (B.Z.A.)
    • 02 Years Fraternal Order of Police President with Lodge #176
    • Indiana Licensed Life and Health Insurance Agent
    • College Degree’s in Sports Management and Science
    • Graduate of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy
    • Held numerous executive roles with the NIRPC including elected Chairman in 2013
    • NW Indiana Building Trades Elected Official of the Year 2008
    • South Shore CVA Elected Official of the Year in 2009 & 2013
    • State of Indiana Park & Recreation Association Elected Official of the Year 2015
    • Earned - IACT - Mayors Institute - City Leadership Executive Status 2016
    • Dean White Visionary Award Winner in 2019

Philosophy:

As the Mayor of Crown Point, David has always has the needs of the citizens and the future of the city as
his guiding principles. He believes government must be about working with others through leadership
and vision to accomplish goals. "Building a Stronger Community from Within" is the City's Mission
Statement to ensure we protect our heritage and provide the vision to move our community forward.

*Under Mayor Uran’s Leadership the City of Crown Point has been named The BEST PLACE TO
LIVE for the past 11 years and BEST DOWNTOWN for the past 12 years respectfully for the readership
of the TIMES newspaper.

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Mayor's Office
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101 N East St
Crown Point, IN 46307
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  • The Times Best of the Region 2009
  • The Times Best of the Region 2010
  • The Times Best of the Region 2011
  • The Times Best of the Region 2012
  • The Times Best of the Region 2013
  • The Times Best of the Region 2014
  • The Times Best of the Region 2015
  • The Times Best of the Region 2016
  • The Times Best of the Region 2017
  • The Times Best of the Region 2018