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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

  • Dr. King Awards Recognize Service to Community

    2020-01-16 18:19:12

    (January 15, 2020) – The City of Omaha and Douglas County will recognize employees with the annual Martin Luther King award at a ceremony Friday.  A selection committee reviewed nominations made by the recipients ...

  • Tip Line Offers Anonymous Way to Report School Threats

    2020-01-10 16:35:42

    (January 10, 2020) No community is immune from the threat of school violence.  In 2011, a Millard South student shot and killed a school administrator and himself and injured the school principal. “We live in a ...

  • Library Users Top Picks in 2019

    2020-01-08 21:57:56

    (January 7, 2020) Omaha Public Library has prepared a list of top circulating titles from 2019. Additionally, OPL staff have selected over 100 favorite titles from last year, the 2019 Top Shelf, and shared brief reviews ...

  • Omaha Christmas Tree Recycling Sites Now Open

    2020-01-02 21:45:32

    (January 2, 2020)   More than a dozen locations are now open for Christmas tree recycling.   Locations operated by the City of Omaha will close January 8, 2020.  The sites are open daily during dayligh ...

  • OPD Arrests Drunk Drivers in Safety Enforcement Campaig ...

    2020-01-02 21:34:25

    (January 2, 2020) The Omaha Police Department has concluded the nationwide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign which took place from December 14, 2019 through January 1, 2020.  The annual campaign resulte ...

  • Omaha Libraries Offer Winter Break Programs

    2019-12-17 21:38:23

    (December 17, 2019) Winter break from school is often highly anticipated by kids and teens throughout the community and Omaha Public Library is the perfect place to spend the downtime! Keep young minds active and engage ...

  • New Shelter Focuses on Services to End Homelessness

    2019-12-11 22:49:02

    (December 11, 2019) Hundreds of men and women will spend the night in Omaha’s new Siena Francis House shelter on Thursday. “Only in Omaha does this happen,” said Heritage Services President Susan Morris. Heritag ...

  • Taxpayers Save Money on Health Care

    2019-12-06 18:15:27

    (December 6, 2019) After eight years of negotiations with the city employee unions, Mayor Jean Stothert has now achieved the long-term goal of administering a single health insurance plan for all covered city employees. ...

  • Riverfront Construction Moves to Next Phase

    2019-11-25 22:51:45

    (November 25, 2019) Heartland of America Park will close after Thanksgiving weekend to prepare for the next phase of riverfront construction. The closure, originally scheduled for the beginning of 2020, will instead&nb ...

  • Recycling Contract To Be Rebid; City Remains Committed

    2019-11-19 18:04:15

    (November 19, 2019) Firstar Fiber’s bid to process recyclable products for the City of Omaha will be rejected and the City will rebid the contract with different terms. The City notified Firstar today of its intent t ...