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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 10-8-2019

Employment Verification for Current and Retired City Employees


Upcoming Public Works Projects
   
Bid Invitation     Arch/Eng Selection Process

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

Read the City of Omaha Anti-Graffiti Blueprint draft Report.

News and Information

  • Sander Named to Lead Human Resources Department

    2019-10-07 19:48:42

    (October 7, 2019) Mayor Jean Stothert has named Deborah Sander as Director of Human Resources. Sander worked in the City of Omaha Finance and Human Resources Departments for 28 years until she retired in December 2018. ...

  • Waive Your Library Fines with Food Donations

    2019-09-23 23:16:59

    (September 23, 2019) Omaha Public Library will accept food donations during the week of October 6-13 to benefit the nutritious choice food pantry and community nutrition programs of Together with collaborative part ...

  • South Omaha 2019-2020 Historical Grant Application

    2019-09-17 23:59:41

    The South Omaha Historical Grant Application is now available. The applications are due Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. in the Omaha City Council Office, 1819 Farnam Street, Suite LC 1. Click here to access th ...

  • North Omaha 2019-2020 Historical Grant Application

    2019-09-17 23:59:41

    The North Omaha Historical Grant Application is now available. The applications are due October 28, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. in the Douglas County Commissioners Office, 1819 Farnam Street, Suite LC 2, Omaha NE 68183.  Cl ...

  • Vision Zero Task Force Recommends Safety Changes

    2019-09-16 23:22:43

    (September 16, 2019) A Vision Zero coordinator will be hired in 2020 to implement recommendations made by the Vision Zero Task Force. Mayor Jean Stothert created the task force to study Vision Zero strategies to reduce ...

  • New Fire Station Planned at 34th & Q

    2019-09-16 23:09:47

    (September 16, 2019) The City of Omaha plans to purchase land in South Omaha to build a new fire station to replace Station 31. The move will improve emergency response coverage in the south Omaha area.  The City e ...

  • Mayor Announces 2019 Town Hall Schedule

    2019-09-16 23:07:20

    (September 16, 2019) – Mayor Jean Stothert will hold her annual series of Town Hall meetings this fall beginning September 24th.  In the last six years, Mayor Stothert has hosted 46 Town Hall meetings.   ...

  • 10 Tastiest Days of the Year

    2019-09-12 20:16:33

    (September 12, 2019) For the next ten days, leave the kitchen cold and dine out for a good cause. Omaha Restaurant Week begins this Friday, September 13th and runs through the 22nd. Every time you have dinner at a part ...

  • Additional Scooter Safety to be Required

    2019-09-12 03:15:23

    (September 11, 2019) Following a crash that seriously injured a 9-year old riding a scooter, scooter companies Lime and Spin will be required to take additional safety precautions and improve public education. "The inj ...

  • OMAR Moves in Under "Bob the Bridge"

    2019-09-04 21:25:13

    (September 4, 2019) He’s new, he’s blue and he’s ready to meet you. Visit Omaha unveils a new attraction at the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge. You can now visit OMAR the Troll under the bridge, read about OMAR’s ...