Meet Oak Creek’s Government Officials
Meet the Mayor
Say “Hello” to Nikki Knoebel, Mayor of Oak Creek, Colorado.
Ms. Knoebel took office in 2010, and since then has been managing both the affairs of the Town of Oak Creek and special events at the Catamount Ranch Club. She is working to make improvements in town infrastructure, community services, and small business support. She also acts as the ice rink manager for the Oak Creek Hockey Association. Nikki’s office hours vary, but she is available by phone and e-mail throughout the regular business day.
Town Board Members
Town Board Members
Town Administrator / Clerk
Meet Oak Creek’s Town Administrator/Clerk, David Torgler
David was hired by the Town Board of Trustees as the Interim Town Administrator/Clerk in September 2020 and became the permanent Town Administrator/Clerk in April 2021. The position is appointed by the Board of Trustees and serves at the pleasure of the Board.
The Town Administrator is the chief administrative officer of the Town of Oak Creek and is immediately responsible and accountable to the Board of Trustees. The Town Administrator directs the day-to-day operations of the town government. Areas of responsibility include: making recommendations to the Board for procedures regarding the efficient and effective administration of all municipal affairs, and carrying out policies and objectives established for the town by the board. The Town Administrator/Clerk is authorized to establish temporary positions for a specific purpose and for a limited time.
The Town Clerk performs and administers a variety of statutory duties for the town, including local elections, maintaining an accurate record of all official acts of the Board of Trustees, and maintaining town records.
The Planning Commission meets as needed, usually meeting in the spring, summer, and fall months, or as long as the building season is going on. Typically, any new building or site plans or changes of use are reviewed by the Planning Commission, which then provides a recommendation to the Town Board for their consideration and final decision.
Vacancies on the Planning Commission occur from time to time. If you are interested in being a member of our Town’s Planning Commission, please submit a letter of interest to the Town Administrator/Clerk at [email protected]; drop off your letter at Town Hall, 129 Nancy Crawford Blvd; or, by mail to the Town of Oak Creek; P.O. Box 128, Oak Creek, CO 80467. In your letter, indicate the reason for your interest and any kind of relevant background knowledge you have. Only residents of the Town of Oak Creek can be members of the Town’s Planning Commission.
Meetings start at 6:00 p.m. at Town Hall and are scheduled to be held on the third Wednesday of each month.
The Public Works Department oversees the town’s utility operations (including electric distribution, water treatment and distribution, and wastewater collection and treatment), street maintenance and snow removal, sidewalks, stormwater conveyance, and parks’ maintenance as well as the Town’s fleet maintenance.
Questions or concerns should be directed to:
After hours (utility emergencies only):
ATTENTION: if you are in immediate need of emergency services,
please call 911 from the nearest telephone.
Routt County Emergency Services Staff: