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altMayor Jean Stothert is dedicated to making Omaha city government more efficient and customer service oriented.

Her priorities include improving public safety and reducing crime, enacting policies that help attract new businesses and create jobs in Omaha, and restoring the public’s confidence in city government.

Mayor Stothert is also committed to smarter budgeting by eliminating waste and finding efficiencies, as well as keeping taxes low for Omaha families and businesses.

Demonstrating her commitment to fiscal discipline and leading by example, Mayor Stothert has cut the mayor’s personnel budget and her own salary by 10 percent.

A graduate of Seattle Pacific University, Stothert began her career in nursing. Her 12 years of experience as a critical care nurse and nursing manager included serving as head nurse and department head of Cardiovascular Surgery at St. Louis University.

Stothert was appointed to the Millard School Board in 1997, elected and re-elected for three terms, including three years as president of the board. In 2009, Stothert was elected to the Omaha City Council.

On May 14, 2013, Stothert was elected the 51st Mayor of Omaha, and the first woman to serve as the city’s chief executive.

Mayor Stothert lives in Omaha with Joe, her husband of 33 years. They have two grown children, Elizabeth and Andrew.

Mayor’s Office Address

City of Omaha
Office of the Mayor
1819 Farnam Street, Suite 300
Omaha, NE 68183

Mayor’s Office Phone Number

(402) 444-5000

Mayor's Hotline

(402) 444-5555

The Mayor’s Hotline receives suggestions, comments, complaints and requests for city services from Omaha residents. The Hotline is staffed Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm and accommodates English and Spanish speakers.

  • Telephone: (402) 444-5555 (Voice)
    (402) 996-8490 (TTY /TDD)
  • Fax: (402) 444-6059
  • Mail: The Mayor’s Hotline
    Civic Center - Suite 304
    1819 Farnam St.
    Omaha, NE 68183-0304

 

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The Nebraska Humane Society is contracted to do the pet licensing for residents of Douglas County Nebraska.

For more information please visit http://www.nehumanesociety.org/community-services/licensing/

To renew your pet license online please visit https://licensepet.com/wl3/reg/nehs.

If you have questions regarding the online application please contact the NE Humane Society at 402-444-6716 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

News and Information

  • Pothole Complaints Declining

    2019-04-12 19:06:15

    (April 12, 2019) Over the past seven days (April 4-11), the number of pothole repairs far exceeded  the number of new pothole reports. New reports are consistently declining. While main, high-traffic streets and i ...

  • OPL Updates Tech for Customers

    2019-04-11 22:25:53

    (April 11, 2019) By Laura Marlane, Executive Director, Omaha Public Library Technology is not new to public libraries. My very first job out of high school involved entering books into a computer system that connected ...

  • Cleanup Underway at Flooded Wastewater Plant

    2019-04-11 19:47:17

    The City Of Omaha Public Works Department is working to restore treatment of sewage at its Papillion Creek Water Resource Recovery Facility (Papio WRRF).  The City has established a target date of restoring Primary ...

  • ORBT Provides Opportunity for New Development

    2019-04-11 17:06:35

    (April 11, 2019) A series of meetings on the City of Omaha's Transit Oriented Development Initiative begins next week The purpose of the Transit Oriented Development initiative is to review and develop new land use pol ...

  • Mayor Recommends New Solid Waste Provider and Service

    2019-04-09 19:55:09

    (April 9, 2019) Mayor Jean Stothert has asked the Omaha City Council to approve a contract that will change and modernize Omaha’s solid waste collection system and will not require a tax increase to pay for the higher ...

  • Pothole Repairs Exceed Complaints

    2019-04-05 22:57:27

    (April 5, 2019) Since our first pothole repair report on March 29, we continue to make significant progress on repairs.  Over the past seven days (March 29-April 4), the number of pothole reports declined, and the ...

  • Spring Yard Waste Collection Begins

    2019-04-02 17:46:26

    (April 2, 2019) Waste Management will begin limited separate yard waste collection this week. All yard waste will be temporarily delivered to the Douglas County Landfill until access to the Oma-Gro compost facility at ...

  • Weekly Report Updates Pothole Repairs

    2019-03-29 16:23:08

    (March 29, 2019) Every week, we will provide a report on pothole repairs, so you know exactly what we are doing.  In the last 10 days (March 18-27), we received 7,407 pothole reports.  This includes every rep ...

  • Mayor Authorizes Payment of Pothole Claims

    2019-03-18 21:46:14

    (March 18, 2019) Due to extreme winter weather, Mayor Jean Stothert has authorized payment of pothole claims for vehicle damage made against the City, from January 1, 2019 through March 18, 2019.  Previously denie ...

  • Flood Shuts Down Wastewater Treatment Plant

    2019-03-16 01:20:04

    (March 15, 2019) The City of Omaha Papillion Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant has been shut down due to flooding on the Papillion Creek and Missouri River flooding. At 8:18 a.m. Friday, the Papio NRD notified the City t ...