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Omaha was founded in 1854 and is the largest city in the state of Nebraska.  Omaha is the nation’s 42nd largest city with a population of 427,872. The City of Omaha operates under a Mayor-Council form of government.  The mayor and the seven City Council members are elected to four-year terms.  

Omaha has a strong and vibrant business community and the city is home to five Fortune 500 companies.  In 2008, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine named Omaha the nation’s third-best city to live, work and play.

2013 City Charter Review Convention Final Report 

City of Omaha Annual Budget

Omaha Lead Database

Online Payment Processing for Restaurant Owners

Restaurant and Drinking Establishment Occupation Tax Default List 9-6-2019

Employment Verification for Current and Retired City Employees


Upcoming Public Works Projects
   
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City Hall is located at:
Omaha-Douglas Civic Center
1819 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE 68183 

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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 ...