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Building a Stronger Community from within

Meet the Mayor

David D.F. Uran (pronounced U-Ran) has been a resident of Crown Point for 30 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) Junior Tallahassee Community College, -FL, Hailey (20) Sophomore IU, and Benjamin (18) Senior Crown Point High School.
Current Role and Responsibilities: 
  • Mayor of the City of Crown Point(4th Term - Elected in November 2007, 2011, 2015 and 2019)
  • 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 32,000+ residents. 
Education and Experience: 
  • 25 Years of Service with the City of Crown Point (13 years Police Officer/12 years Mayor)
  • 19 Years as a 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 
As the Mayor of Crown Point, David has always had 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.

Contact Us

Mayor's Office
(more about this location/facility)
101 N East St
Crown Point, IN 46307
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Topics of Interest

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