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.
Nov 8 $45M Public Safety Bond Issue on Ballot
Wednesday, 28 September 2016 13:56
$45M Bond Issue for Public Safety improvements for 911 Emergency Communications, Douglas County Corrections Center, and Consolidation & Savings. Click here for detailed brochure.
Notice of Election - Candidates and Issues for the 2016 General Election
Monday, 19 September 2016 14:50
Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, the 8th of November, 2016 at the usual polling places in the election precincts of Douglas County, Nebraska, a general election will be held. The polls will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Said election will be for electing candidates for various offices. All races will not appear on every general election ballot as the candidates are elected by specific subdivisions, districts, or wards. At the same time, a referendum will be voted upon by the voters of the State of Nebraska. The Secretary of State will publish a true copy of the title and text of the referendum once each week for three consecutive weeks preceding the election. The following is a list of all offices, candidates, and issues that will appear on the general ballots.
South Omaha 2016-2017 Historical Grant Announcement
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 00:00
The 2016-2017 South Omaha Historical Grant application is available. Applications are due. Click here for application and follow submission instructions found on the application.
North Omaha 2016-2017 Historical Grant Announcement
Monday, 12 September 2016 00:00
The 2016-2017 North Omaha Historical Grant application is available. Applications are due Click here for application and follow submission instructions found on the application.
Security Screening in the Omaha Douglas Civic Center
Thursday, 04 September 2014 09:48