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.
May 10, 2016 Primary Election
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 09:25
Notice of Primary Election Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, the 10th of May, 2016 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. Click here for complete list
Aon Hewitt to conduct a Dependent Eligibility Audit
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 09:03Douglas County has contracted with Aon Hewitt to conduct a Dependent Eligibility Audit of the County-sponsored medical plans United Health Care and Delta Dental. Click here for an informational letter.
Security Screening in the Omaha Douglas Civic Center
Thursday, 04 September 2014 09:48
9-1-1 Regionalization Feasibility Study
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 12:35
Feasibility study of 9-1-1 Regionalization. Click here for the report.