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.
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.
Notice of Offices to be filled in May 13 Primary Election
Monday, 03 February 2014 14:31
NOTICE OF OFFICES TO BE FILLED BY ELECTION AND FILING DEADLINES
STATEWIDE GUBERNATORIAL PRIMARY ELECTION
MAY 13, 2014
I, Dave Phipps, Douglas County Election Commissioner, hereby give notice of the offices to be filled by election that will appear on the 2014 Primary Election Ballot in Douglas County, Nebraska. Notice is also given that the filing deadlines for such offices are February 18, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. for incumbents and March 3, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. for non-incumbents. An incumbent is anyone serving in an elected office, even if he or she is filing for an office other than the one in which he or she is presently serving.
Dated this 31st day of January, 2014.
Douglas County Election Commissioner
Adopted 2013 / 2014 Budget
Thursday, 27 June 2013 13:27
The Adopted Douglas County 2013 / 2014 budget is now available. Click here to view.
9-1-1 Regionalization Feasibility Study
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 12:35
Feasibility study of 9-1-1 Regionalization. Click here for the report.