Vision: Our vision is to be one of the elite Counties in the United States.
Mission: To respect and respond to Douglas County citizens and provide quality services in a cost-effective and efficient manner.
Douglas County, incorporated in 1854, forms part of one of the nation's major metropolitan areas along the Missouri River, with Omaha as its largest city. The county has a broad-based economy with strong trade, service, and manufacturing sectors, with many corporations headquartered in the county. This is the major insurance and telemarketing center of the United States. The employment base is diverse and employment remains stable. Douglas County's unemployment rate has consistently remained below the state and national averages.
The county operates under the board of commissioners-administrator form of government. Policy making is vested in the Board of Commissioners, which consists of seven members.
Got Drugs? Nebraska Regional Poison Center
Wednesday, 09 April 2014 11:20
Do you have expired or unused prescription medicines in your home? On Sat April 26 from 10am - 2pm the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe and convenient means to dispose of all your medications. View full story
Douglas County Government Tours
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 15:31The Douglas County Board of Commissioners invites you to take a look inside county government.
During April - National County Government Month - the public is invited to tour three of our operations that most residents rarely see from the inside.
On Thursdays: April 3, 10, 17 and 24, you are invited to tour the Douglas County Youth Center or the Douglas County Corrections Facility.
On Wednesdays: April 2, 9, 19, 23 and 30, you are invited to tour the Douglas County Health Center.
Group tours for all locations will be offered at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. those days.
There is a limit of 15 individuals per tour, and reservations are required. Those can be made by calling Kaieva Williams at (402) 444-7025.
Notice of Primary Election May 13, 2014
Tuesday, 25 March 2014 09:01
Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, the 13th day of May, 2014 at the usual polling places in the election precincts of Douglas County, Nebraska, a primary election will be held. The polls will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Said election will be for nominating or electing candidates for various offices. All races will not appear on every primary election ballot as the candidates are nominated or elected by specific subdivisions, districts, or wards. The following is a list of all offices, candidates, and issues that will appear on the primary ballots and a list of offices and candidates that will be automatically forwarded to the general ballot. View full Notice and List
Douglas County 2014-15 Visitor Improvement Fund Grant Announcement
Friday, 14 March 2014 00:00
The Douglas County 2014-15 Visitor Improvement Fund Grant application is available. Applications are due April 30, 2014 at 4:00PM. Click here for application.
Toy Drive for R.E.S.P.E.C.T
Friday, 21 February 2014 09:30
Douglas County is collecting quality stuffed animals in good shape for R.E.S.P. E.C.T March 1 - 21. Poster and more information.
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