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Mayor Jean Stothert

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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Pet Licensing

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

  • Yard Waste Collection Limits Begin April 6

    2020-04-01 17:34:59

    (April 1, 2020) Planning for potential impact of COVID-19, the City of Omaha and Waste Management have agreed to limit yard waste collection to four cans or sacks per household. This limit in yard waste collection will ...

  • Douglas County Health Center Confirms Positive COVID-19 ...

    2020-03-29 23:00:30

    (March 29, 2020) - ​On March 28, 2020, Douglas County officials received confirmation that two long-term care residents of the Douglas County Health Center tested positive for COVID-19.   The residents who t ...

  • Governor Orders Temporary Halt to Some Evictions

    2020-03-26 15:34:03

    (March 25, 2020) -  Governor Pete Rickets issued an Executive Order Wednesday to suspend eviction hearings until May 31st for tenants are unable to pay rent due to financial hardship caused by Covid-19.  The Go ...

  • Community Spread Prompts Closing Orders

    2020-03-19 03:44:10

    (March 18, 2020)  The City of Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department took additional, more restrictive measures Wednesday to limit the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19. Mayor Jean Stothert signed a procl ...

  • City Libraries and Community Centers to Close

    2020-03-16 00:59:41

    (March 15, 2020) Omaha public libraries and community centers will close Monday March 16 until further notice. Mayor Jean Stothert made the decision following the first confirmed “community spread” case of COVID-19 ...

  • Douglas County Reports First Community Spread COVID-19 ...

    2020-03-15 02:19:48

    (March 14, 2020) The Douglas County Health Department reports the first local COVID-19 case caused by community spread. This individual is a woman in her 60s who was reported on Friday, March 13, as a travel-related c ...

  • Douglas County Reports Two Additional COVID-19 Cases

    2020-03-09 01:12:37

      (March 8, 2020) The Douglas County Health Department (DCHD) has received presumptive confirmation of two more COVID-19 cases related to the first case. These presumptive positive cases are family members of Nebr ...

  • City Prepared for COVID-19

    2020-03-07 22:25:46

    (March 7, 2020) Mayor Jean Stothert has directed City departments to update emergency preparedness plans to ensure that city services will continue in the event of a COVID-19 pandemic. Mayor Stothert signed an Executiv ...

  • Street Bond Questions to be Answered at Town Hall Meeti ...

    2020-03-03 23:11:42

    (March 3, 2020) Mayor Jean Stothert will continue Town Hall meetings in March and April to present “A Roadmap to Better Streets”. Mayor Stothert recommended and the Omaha City Council unanimously approved placing a ...

  • Grant Applications Now Available

    2020-01-27 20:51:38

    (January 27, 2020) Omaha, NE- For the seventh year, Mayor Jean Stothert will award grants to neighborhood associations. A total of $75,000 is available for proposals that support and strengthen the quality of life, imp ...