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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

  • Tax Incentives Impact 2019 City Budget

    2019-08-14 17:52:32

    (August 14, 2019) A significant and unexpected increase in sales tax refunds accounts for a loss of projected revenue in the 2019 2nd Quarter Financial Report. Payment of sales tax refunds to qualifying businesses is r ...

  • “This Blessed Earth” Selected for 2019 Omaha Reads

    2019-08-12 14:06:50

    (August 11, 2019) Each year, Omaha Public Library encourages the community to vote for and read one book as a way to promote literacy and inspire discussion among Omaha and Douglas County residents. The selection is cel ...

  • Two Companies Bid for Yard Waste Contract

    2019-07-31 21:26:54

    (July 31, 2019) Two companies submitted bids Wednesday for seasonal yard waste collection with costs ranging from $1 million to $12 million annually. FCC Environmental and West Central Sanitation responded to the Reque ...

  • Construction to Begin on ORBT Stations

    2019-07-30 14:14:35

    (July 30, 2019)  Omaha's first bus rapid transit line is coming soon. Construction will begin mid-August on Metro Transit’s ORBT stations. Metro’s construction team, led by The Weitz Company, will lay the foun ...

  • MECA Announces Downtown Traffic Change

    2019-07-24 16:43:19

    (July 24, 2019) As work on the Riverfront Revitalization Project progresses eastward, access to South 8th Street will be limited in the coming days followed by a semi-permanent closure throughout the remainder of constr ...

  • 2020 City Budget Maintains Lower Tax Levy

    2019-07-23 19:59:08

    (July 23, 2019) Mayor Jean Stothert presented a General Fund budget to the Omaha City Council Tuesday that maintains a low property tax rate and prioritizes public safety and street repair. City department spending will ...

  • Town Hall: "A Road Map to Better Streets"

    2019-07-10 01:32:40

    (July 9, 2019) Mayor Jean Stothert will hold a series of Town Hall meetings this month to gather input to develop the city’s first long-term road maintenance and rehabilitation plan. ”These public meetings will giv ...

  • Pedestrian Bridge Lights Up Omaha Skyline

    2019-07-02 11:08:47

    (July 2, 2019) New lights on the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge will be red, white and blue for the Fourth of July weekend. The City of Omaha Parks Department has completed installation of more than 100 LED lights, repla ...

  • Celebrate America Concert Raises Money for Flood Aid

    2019-07-01 21:22:52

    (July 1, 2019) The City of Omaha Celebrates America concert and fireworks spectacular drew more than 60,000 to Memorial Park on Friday evening, June 28. The popular summer event, produced by the City of Omaha and sponso ...

  • OPD to Enforce Fireworks Regulations

    2019-06-27 17:23:02

    (June 27, 2019) With the Independence Day holiday approaching, the Omaha Police Department reminds citizens of changes in the fireworks ordinance (City Ordinance 20-320) passed by the Omaha City Council in 2018. Firewor ...