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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.

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Omaha-Douglas Civic Center
1819 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE 68183 

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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 ...