Meet the City Manager

Craig (1)Craig Crossette

Craig is a Fort Hays State University Political Science 2016 graduate who has diligently served in the State of Kansas through positions with the Public Policy and Management Center (PPMC) at Wichita State University and as Assistant City Administrator for the City of Goddard, Kansas.  His highest priorities have always been to serve his neighbors, Governing Body, and co-workers/teammates.  He participates in many different local government professional organizations and is a past President for the Kansas Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration (KS-ASPA).  He received his masters degree in public administration (MPA) in 2018 with concentrations in city/county management and non-profit management.  Craig’s hobbies include exercising, hunting, and spending time with family at the lake.

Craig is a first time City Manager and hopes to follow in the foot steps of the many successful leaders who have served in Sterling. He is aggressively seeking grants to leverage capital projects for roadway reconstruction. As of 2021 he has secured over $1 million in grant funding to leverage with taxpayer dollars. Thus far in his tenure the City team has completed the Water Isolation Valve capital project, Sterling Lake Bathhouse Remodel, and Electric Circuit Feeder Reroute and Electric Substation Capital projects.   



  1. City Manager

    Physical Address
    114 N. Broadway
    Sterling, KS 67579

    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 287
    Sterling, KS 67579

    Phone: (620) 278-3423
    Fax: (620) 278-2866

    Hours
    Monday - Friday
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm