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Posted on: February 13, 2024

Bellevue Man Sentenced to 25-40 Years in Prison for Crimes Against Minors

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February 13, 2024? 

Bellevue Man Sentenced to 25-40 Years in Prison for Crimes Against Minors ?

Ross A. Knoles, of Bellevue, was sentenced Monday, February 12, in Sarpy County District Court to 20-30 yea...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 14, 2024

Sarpy County Offices Closed Feb. 19

Sarpy County Offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 19, to recognize Presidents Day. Public safety and emergency services will continue to operate.

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 9, 2024 | Last Modified on: June 2, 2021

Sarpy Facebook Pages Restored

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 9, 2024 

Sarpy Facebook Pages Restored 

Meta has completed its review of Sarpy County’s report, and county Facebook pages have been restored. 

Sarpy County systems and data are secur...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2024 | Last Modified on: June 2, 2021

Sarpy County Thanks Union Omaha for Werner Park Partnership

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For immediate release: January 25, 2024 

Sarpy County Congratulates Union Omaha on Next Stage of Success

Sarpy County is proud to have been a leader in establishing professional soccer in our community and is excited to see Union Omaha’s...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2024

2024 Severe Weather Awareness Poster Contest Accepting Entries

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Calling all third-grade artists! Sarpy County third graders are invited to submit severe weather awareness posters to compete in the Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Poster Contest.Entries are due to the Sarpy County Emergency Management Agency on or bef...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2024

Burmeister, Klug Named 2024 Sarpy County Board Leaders

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The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners has selected Angi Burmeister to lead the county as Board Chair for the second year in a row. Commissioner David Klug will serve as Vice Chair. 

The Board voted Tuesday, Jan. 9, in support of the 2024 leaders...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2024

Bonnie Moore to Lead Sarpy as County Administrator

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Bonnie Moore will lead the fastest-growing county in the state as the Sarpy County Administrator.
The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday, Jan. 9, to confirm Moore to the position, effective immediately. The Sarpy County Administrator leads a...
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Press Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2024

Sarpy County Offices Closed Remainder of the Day

Updated at 3 p.m. on Jan. 12, 2024County Offices will be closed for the remainder of the day, Jan. 12. 

Public safety and emergency services will continue to operate.

Anyone who has business with the courts, which are part of the State of Nebraska&...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2024

Sarpy County Offices Closed Jan. 15 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Sarpy County Offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 15, to recognize Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Public safety and emergency services will continue to operate.

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2024

County Offices Open; Waste Connections Officials Closing Transfer Station Jan. 9

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Waste Connections officials who operate the Transfer Station located at the Sarpy County Landfill have notified the county that the station will be closed, today, Tuesday, Jan. 9.County offices are open.

 

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2024

Sarpy County Offices Open Monday, Jan. 8

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Sarpy County offices will be open Monday, Jan. 8. Please drive safely if you plan to visit the campus for county services. 

Please refer back to this page for potential updates.

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 19, 2023

Major Investment in West Sarpy Roads Open and Under Budget

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The largest package of road projects in Sarpy County's history is complete and under budget.The CONNECTSarpy – West Sarpy project covers approximately 9 square miles between Harrison Street and Highway 370 from 168th to 204th Streets. Today, the new infra...
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Press Releases
Posted on: December 27, 2023

Sarpy County Working with Meta to Resolve Unauthorized Facebook Activity

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Sarpy County has identified unauthorized access or activity on Facebook pages associated with the county. The county has reported the issue to Meta and is working to address the issue.

Sarpy County systems and data are secure and unaffected. The unauthoriz...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2024

Planned Phone Update at 1102 Building

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Phones at the 1102 Building will undergo an update on Wednesday, Jan. 3, between 3 p.m. and the end of the business day. 

Phone lines will be temporarily, intermittently out of service. Service will be restored on a rolling basis...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2023

What Sarpy County Residents Should Know About Discharging Fireworks, Noise Complaints and More

As we head into the New Year's holiday weekend, please remember when to call 911 and when to use the non-emergency number: 402-593-4111.

Fireworks injury or other emergency: 911

Noise complaint: 402-593-4111

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 20, 2023

How Sarpy County Served Our Community in 2023

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A MESSAGE FROM THE SARPY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS:

Sarpy’s growth story continued to stretch into 2023. The seeds of the board’s vision have not just sprouted – our community is now benefiting from several years-long projects that are now fully realiz...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2023

Sarpy County Offices Closed Jan. 1

Sarpy County offices will be closed on Monday, January 1, to recognize the New Year's Day holiday. Public safety and emergency services will continue to operate. 



Press Releases
Posted on: December 12, 2023

Sarpy Board to Vote on Bonnie Moore as Next County Administrator

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The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners will consider Bonnie Moore as the next County Administrator at the Jan. 9 board meeting. 

Moore, who has been with the county since 2013, is currently Sarpy’s Chief Deputy County Attorney. ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 18, 2023

County Offices Closed Dec. 25

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Sarpy County offices will be closed on Monday, December 25, to recognize the Christmas holiday. Public safety and emergency services will continue to operate.

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2023

Hoins to Assume Full-Time Position with Wastewater Agency

Dan Hoins

Dan Hoins has accepted a full-time position as the Sarpy County and Cities Wastewater Agency administrator.  

Dan has a long history of public service. He joined Sarpy County in July 2017 after spending more than 20 years with the City of Papillio...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 28, 2023

192nd and Giles is Open to Traffic

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 192nd Street and the roundabout located at the intersection of 192nd Street and Giles Road is open to traffic. With the completion of these segments, all roads located in the west Sarpy roadway program are now open to traffic. 

Minor wor...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2023

Inmate Death Reported

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 25, 2023

Media ContactKaty Gloverkglover@sarpy.gov402-593-4132  

Inmate Death ReportedA Sarpy County Corrections Officer found an inmate unresponsive inside his cell on Saturday morning, November 25. Corrections office...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Sarpy Offices will be closed November 23 and 24

Sarpy offices will be closed November 23 and 24

Sarpy County offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24, to recognize the Thanksgiving holiday. Public safety and emergency services will continue to operate.

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2023

Failure-to-Appear Phone Scam Reported in Sarpy County

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If you receive a phone call demanding money because you failed to appear to a jury trial, be advised this is a scam and hang up. The Sarpy County District Court Clerk/Jury Commissioner will not call and demand money.If you receive a call such as this, cal...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2023

Pavement work on 180th Street starts Friday, November 10

TRAFFIC NOTICE

Weather permitting, pavement replacements on the northbound lanes of 180th Street, near Jennifer Road, will occur starting Friday, November 10, at 9 a.m. Traffic will be maintained along 180th Street but will require lane closures.  

Starting Satu...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2023

Sarpy Offices will be closed Friday, November 10

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Sarpy County Offices will be closed Friday, November 10, to recognize Veterans Day. Public safety and emergency services will continue to operate.

Press Releases
Posted on: November 7, 2023

Sarpy County Shines Light on Veterans, Honors Local Heroes

Sarpy County Commissioner David Klug speaks during a veterans recognition ceremony.

Sarpy County on Tuesday honored veterans across the county during a proclamation ceremony that also highlighted the service of five local heroes. 

“Our veterans represent the best of us and they more than deserve our gratitude and admira...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2023

OPPD project prompts 180th Street lane restrictions

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OPPD is relocating transmission poles along 180th Street, starting at Aurora Street and progressing south to Schram Road. Their work began Monday, November 6, and is expected to last four months. During this time, segments of 180th Street traffic lanes wi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 27, 2023

180th Street to close south of Highway 370

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180th Street south of Highway 370 will close for construction on Wednesday, Nov. 1. This ½-mile project will expand 180th Street to three lanes, replace a culvert and make other improvements.The closure will begin after Vala’s Pumpkin...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 16, 2023

168th and Giles Intersection to Close for One Day

Road Work Notice

The 168th Street and Giles Road intersection will close for repairs on Saturday, Oct. 21. The closure is expected to last one day.Please detour the area via 180th Street, Harrison Street, Highway 50 or Highway 370. Drivers can also use 156th Street.

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 3, 2023

Sarpy County District Court, Clerk's Office/ROD Closed October 9

District Court, Clerk's Office/ROD Closed October 9

Sarpy County District Court and the County Clerk's Office/Register of Deeds will be closed October 9, 2023, in observance of Indigenous Peoples Day and Columbus Day.

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2023

Man Sentenced for First-Degree Sexual Assault of a Child

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Ademir Estrada-Pena of Bellevue was sentenced Monday, October 2, in Sarpy County District Court to prison for first-degree sexual assault of a child, first-degree sexual assault and two other related felony charges.

The sentences for each charge range from...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2023

Ralston Man Sentenced to a Minimum of 160 Years in Prison for First-Degree Sexual Assault of a Child

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Jose M. Cabrera-Lomeli of Ralston was sentenced Monday, October 2, in Sarpy County District Court to a minimum of 160 years in prison for four counts of first-degree sexual a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2023

Road Work to Resume on 156th Street

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Work will resume next week on Monday, October 2, on 156th Street between Chandler Road and Timberlane Drive. Crews will finalize the railroad road crossing improvement, storm sewer improvement, sidewalk installation and driveway relocation. 

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Did You Receive a Special Postcard About Your Property Taxes? Here’s Why

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If you live in Sarpy County, you may have received a special postcard. The postcard is not a tax bill.  

The postcard shows the estimated change in your property taxes on the right side of the card, as well as the political subdivisions levying th...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 19, 2023

New Sarpy Correctional Center Open

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The new, state-of-the-art Sarpy County Correctional Center is now operational; inmates and staff have moved into the new facility on the northeast corner of 84th Street and Highway 370.  

Information for Visitors 

Beginning Septem...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Traffic Update on S 192nd Street and Giles Road

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The intersection of S 192nd Street and Giles Road will be closed for work on the roundabout at the intersection, starting on Monday, September 18, at 9 a.m. S 192nd Street remains closed to the South Papillion Creek Bridge. Work on the roundabout at 192nd...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Sarpy County Board Appoints Jeff Mikesell as Treasurer

Sarpy County Treasurer Jeff Mikesell

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 13, 2023

Sarpy County Board Appoints Jeff Mikesell as Treasurer

Jeff Mikesell is Sarpy County’s new Treasurer.

The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, September 12, voted 4-0 to appoint Mikesell to the po...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2023

Sarpy County Board to Vote on Treasurer Appointment Sept. 12

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Sarpy County Board to Vote on Treasurer Appointment Sept. 12

The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners will consider Jeff Mikesell as the next Sarpy County Treasurer during the board meeting on Tuesday, September 12, at ...
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Press Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2023

One-lane traffic on 84th starting Sept. 11

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Starting Monday, Sept. 11, 84th Street between Capehart Road and Platteview Road will be down to one lane due to an overlay project. The project is expected to last three weeks. Please be aware of flaggers and use caution in the area.

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 6, 2023

Annual Salute to Public Safety Event Set for Sept. 10

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Sarpy County residents are invited to honor first responders for their extraordinary service to our community during the annual Salute to Public Safety event. 

 

The event will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 10, at the Shadow Lake Hy-...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2023

Sarpy County Board Will Interview 4 Applicants to Fill Treasurer Position

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 1, 2023  

Sarpy County Board Will Interview 4 Applicants to Fill Treasurer Position

The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners will interview four applicants for the Sarpy County Treasurer position during a pub...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2023

Sarpy County Approves Budget that Keeps Levy Flat, Invests in Key Projects to Support Growth

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Sarpy County’s budget for Fiscal Year 2024 keeps the levy flat and lowers spending while investing in key projects that support the county’s rapid growth.  

Projects funded in the $272.8 million dollar budget include: 

  • New road constructio...
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Press Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2023

911 Back in Service in Sarpy County

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 1, 2023 

911 service is operational in Sarpy County; callers in Sarpy County can resume dialing 911 to report emergencies.

Sarpy County’s 911 network provider experienced what they described as a n...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 29, 2023

Dana Morris Joins Sarpy County as Veterans Service Office Director

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The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday appointed Dana Morris to serve as director of the county’s Veterans Service Office.  

The office helps veterans and their families access their VA benefits through what can be a lengthy ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2023

Sarpy County offices will be closed September 4 to recognize Labor Day

Sarpy County will be closed on Labor Day

Sarpy County offices will be closed Monday,  September 4, to recognize Labor Day. Public safety and emergency services will continue to operate.

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 28, 2023

Dr. Kimberly Clawson to Lead Innovative Psychiatry Fellowship at Sarpy County Correctional Center

UNMC's Dr. Howard Liu and Dr. Kimberly Clawson pose outside the county board room.

Dr. Kimberly Clawson has been selected to lead Nebraska's first forensic psychiatry fellowship program at the Sarpy County Correctional Center. Sarpy County and the University of Nebraska Medical Center partnered to create this one-of-a-kind ment...
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Press Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2023

Sarpy County and U.S. Army Partner on Recruiting Effort to Hire America’s Soldiers

The U.S. Army and Sarpy County celebrate their new recruiting agreement through the PaYS program

The U.S. Army and Sarpy County celebrated their new recruiting agreement through the Partnership for Your Success (PaYS) program during a signing ceremony Tuesday at the Sarpy County Courthouse.

The PaYS Program is a strategic partnership between the Army ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2023

3 Inmates Charged in Connection with Inmate’s Death

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 11, 2023 

Media Contact Katy Glover kglover@sarpy.gov 402-593-4132 

3 Inmates Charged in Connection with Inmate’s Death 

Three inmates on Friday were charged in connection with an inm...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2023

Sarpy County Sheriff's Office responds to rescue call at correctional center

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On August 10, 2023, Sarpy County Sheriff Deputies and Papillion Fire Department personnel responded to the Sarpy County Jail for a rescue call. At 2148hrs, Sarpy County Corrections Officers found an inmate unresponsive in a cell and started CPR. Papillion...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2023

Sarpy County Seeks Applicants to Fill Treasurer Vacancy

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Sarpy County is seeking applicants to fill the Sarpy County Treasurer position. Nebraska law provides that a vacancy in the Treasurer’s Office is filled by appointment by the County Board to serve the remainder of the official's 4-year ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2023

Sarpy Sheriff's Office Earns CALEA Accreditation

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Public trust in law enforcement eroded after the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and several other nationwide cases. To help regain public trust, Sarpy County Sheriff Jeff Davis opted to have outside experts review the operations of the Sherif...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2023

2 Road Segments Reopen in West Sarpy

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Updated August 10, 2023The first day of school is fast approaching and there are important traffic updates for the West Sarpy project area, which is part of the CONNECTSarpy program. Major construction on the West Sarpy project is anticipated to be comple...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 31, 2023

Work starting on improvements on 156th Street between Chandler Road and Timberlane Drive

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Update: Rain delayed the project a few days. The road is expected to open Thursday, August 10, for the start of the school year. Please use caution in the area, as there still will be construction going on on the sides/shoulders of the road. Our ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2023

Portion of Platteview Road to close July 24

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Starting Monday, July 24, Platteview Road from Highway 31 to 210th Street will close for construction. This project will expand this portion of Platteview to three lanes.

Both lanes of Platteview will be closed for roughly six months. Highway 31 will remai...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 11, 2023

Capehart Road at 90th Street to close for one day

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Capehart Road at 90th Street will be closed on Thursday, July 13 to replace a cross culvert. The closure is expected to last one day.

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 10, 2023

Portion of 234th Street west of Gretna to close for culvert replacement

Road Work Notice

Starting Monday, July 10, a portion of 234th Street north of Schram Road just west of Gretna will close for construction. This project involves replacing a culvert along a 500-foot area of 234th Street. The closure is expected to last until December.

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2023

Jury Summons Questionnaire Moving Online

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Starting in July, Sarpy County residents who receive a jury duty summons will be asked to complete an online questionnaire, rather than receive a paper copy that must be filled out by hand and returned to the Sarpy County Jury Commission.  The on...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2023

Sarpy County Offices Closed July 4

Sarpy County Offices are closed July 4, 2023, in observance of Independence Day

Sarpy County Offices, which include the courthouse, annex, 1102 Building and administration, will be closed Tuesday, July 4, to recognize Independence Day. Public safety and emergency services will continue to operate.

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2023

Investigation into Election Complaints in Sarpy County Finds No Widespread Fraud

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2023

Media ContactKaty Gloverkglover@sarpy.gov402-593-4132

Investigation into 2020 and 2022 Election Complaints in Sarpy County Finds No Widespread Fraud, Criminal Wrongdoing

 A six-month investigation that ev...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2023

First phase of Schram Road project to close

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7/7/23 UPDATE: Phase one of the Schram Road project will close on Monday, July 17 for construction.

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7/6/23 UPDATE: The project start date has been delayed due to adverse weather. We will share the new schedule as soon as it's available.&nbs...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2023

Traffic Signal Update at 156th and Giles

TRAFFIC NOTICE

Work will begin Monday, June 26, to update traffic signals on Giles Road at 156th Street. The work includes adding turn arrows and updating light timing and vehicle detection.

Expect temporary lane restrictions. Access to adjacent properties will be mainta...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 20, 2023

Sarpy County volunteers recognized for outstanding community service, awarded $500 scholarships

Leonard Matthias, who coordinates the Sarpy County Teen Court program, announces scholarship winners

Two teen volunteers within the Sarpy County Attorney’s office were praised for their work ethic and service during the Sarpy County Board Meeting on Tuesday, June 20, when each received a $500 scholarship. 

Lauren Dolson of Omaha and Cassie Albino...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2023

Segment of Giles Road in western Sarpy to reopen as construction shifts west

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Giles Road from 180th Street to 188th Street will reopen to traffic on Wednesday, June 21.   

 

The same day, Giles Road will close from 188th Street to 192nd Street for paving. The closure is expected to last until mid-August.&am...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2023

Lane closures to impact 132nd Street between Highway 370 and Capehart

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Starting Monday, June 19, road improvements will begin on 132nd Street, between Highway 370 and Capehart Road. The work will require lane closures. Crews will control vehicle traffic along 132nd Street to permit two-way travel. Expect delays or use an alt...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 9, 2023

Panel Repair on 72nd Street Slated for June

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Starting Tuesday, June 13, Public Works will begin work improving a 150-foot section of 72nd Street between Cornhusker Road and Highway 370. The panel repair work will briefly reduce the two-lane southbound road to one lane near the bridge over Papio Cree...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 9, 2023

Additional portion of Capehart Road closes near Gretna

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A section of Capehart Road near Gretna has closed for construction. The closure along Capehart east of 204th Street is expected to last two months. Drivers are encouraged to use 192nd Street as a detour.

This roadwork is related to the Gretna Crossing Park...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 5, 2023

Governor Honors Nebraska Fathers, Highlights Fatherhood Initiative

A group poses after the Fatherhood Initiative press conference at the Capitol.

June 5, 2023 (Lincoln) -- Today, Governor Jim Pillen signed a proclamation declaring June "Fatherhood Awareness Month" in the state of Nebraska. During the ceremony, the Governor highlighted the success of The Fatherhood Initiative, a statewide ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2023

Sarpy County property valuation protest forms due June 30

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If you are not satisfied with your property's assessed valuation and choose to file a protest, you must complete Protest Form 422 and file it with the Sarpy County Clerk’s Office. The forms are due by 4:45 p.m. on June 30.

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Sarpy County Offices Closed on Memorial Day

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 Sarpy County offices are closed Monday, May 29, to recognize Memorial Day. Public safety and emergency services will continue to operate.

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2023

Sarpy County Marks Public Service Recognition Week

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This week Sarpy County celebrated public servants. 

The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday recognized May 7-13, 2023 as Public Service Recognition Week in the county. As the proclamation the board approved Tuesday rea...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 9, 2023

Sarpy County Correctional Officers and Employees Recognized for Professionalism, Dedication

National Correctional Officers and Employees Appreciation Week

The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday recognized May 7-13, 2023 as National Correctional Officers and Employees Appreciation Week to express the county’s gratitude for these county employees’ professionalism, courage and d...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 4, 2023

Panel repair to start on Platteview between 27th and 36th Streets

TRAFFIC NOTICE

Panel repair on Platteview Road will begin next week, expected Monday, between 27th and 36th Streets. Expect lane restrictions in the area.

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2023

Traffic Signal Work Will Impact Highway 370 Wednesday Night

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Highway 370 between 180th and 192nd Streets will close Wednesday night, May 3, to raise a traffic signal at 186th Street. 

The work will begin around 9:15 p.m. and is expected to last less than an hour. Expect delays if traveling in the area.

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 25, 2023

Sarpy Sheriff unveils Eberle-Walden Crime Victims Memorial

The Eberle-Walden crime victims memorial

Sarpy County on Tuesday unveiled the Eberle-Walden Crime Victims Memorial in honor of Danny Joe Eberle and Christopher Walden, two young boys who were murdered in Sarpy County 40 years ago.

The memorial, which also honors all crime victims, is located at t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 19, 2023

Sarpy County Mails Ballots for 2023 Papillion La Vista Community Schools Special Election

PLCS DISTRICT SCHOOL BOND ELECTION:  HOW TO VOTE

The Papillion La Vista Community School District will hold a school bond election on Tuesday, May 9, 2023.  The election will be conducted by mail; therefore, no polling places will be open for voting. 

Approximately 41,500 ballots have b...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 19, 2023

Sarpy County Crime Stoppers honors local law enforcement

Crime Stoppers Award

Sarpy County Crime Stoppers on Tuesday honored five law enforcement personnel with awards for their leadership and devotion to their communities.  

The Crime Stoppers program facilitates anonymous tips to proper authorities to help law enforcement...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 11, 2023

County recognizes 911 dispatchers during National Telecommunicators Week

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The Sarpy  County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday recognized April 9-15, 2023, as National Telecommunicators Week in Sarpy County. 

Public Safety Telecommunicators on the Sarpy County emergency communications team receive, on average, o...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 10, 2023

Panel repair to start on 84th Street between Capehart and Platteview

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84th Street between Capehart and Platteview will be reduced to one lane starting Monday, April 10. 

The lane restrictions are due to panel repair along 84th Street, which includes the curved portion of the street that turns west. The roadwork is e...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 29, 2023

Portion of Giles Road east of 192nd Street to close for roadwork

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Giles Road from 192nd Street to 185th Street will close for pavement installation on Thursday, April 6. The closure is expected to start at noon and last one day.

This project is part of the CONNECTSarpy – West Sarpy roadway program, which is imp...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Sarpy County Board Approves Settlement with Local School Districts

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The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a settlement agreement regarding a lawsuit involving the County’s distribution of Omaha Public Power District payment in-lieu of taxes (PILOT) funds to local school districts. In the se...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Recognizing Sarpy County land surveyors

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In honor of National Surveyors Week, March 19-25, 2023, we are recognizing the hardworking land survey professionals in the Sarpy County Public Works Department.They are instrumental in community-changing projects in Sarpy County, the fastest-growing coun...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 7, 2023

Schram Road near 107th Street to close for one week starting March 13

Schram 107th Closure Map

A segment of Schram Road near 107th Street will be closed for one week starting Monday, March 13.

The construction area is just south of Papillion La Vista South High School. However, the closure will take place during spring break for the Papillion La Vis...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 22, 2023

Monthly Tests of Outdoor Warning Siren System in Sarpy County Moving to Wednesdays

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Beginning in March, regularly scheduled tests of the outdoor warning siren system in Sarpy County will be conducted on the first Wednesday of every month at 11 a.m. The first test of 2023 is scheduled for Wednesday, March 1, at 11 a.m. 

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Posted on: February 20, 2023

Portion of 204th Street near Gretna closes for construction

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Updated April 21, 2023:On Monday, Feb. 20, 204th Street between Capehart Road and Westridge Road near Gretna will close for construction.

The road work is expected to last through August. This is part of the Gretna Crossing Park project.

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 16, 2023

Sarpy County Treasurer’s Office Opening at Noon on February 16 Due to Weather Conditions

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Due to inclement weather, the Sarpy County Treasurer’s Office will open at noon on Thursday, February 16.

The transfer station in Springfield is closed. All other Sarpy County offices are open for regular business hours with essential personnel r...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 13, 2023

Segment of 10th Street south of Bellevue to close for construction

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Starting Monday, Feb. 13, 10th Street will be closed at Hidden Valley Drive to just south of the Pinecrest Road near the Highways 34 and 75 intersection for approximately four weeks.

The closure is related to work on a sanitary sewer project.

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2023

2023 Nebraska Homestead Form now available

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Sarpy County Assessor Dan Pittman is reminding property owners that the 2023 Nebraska Homestead Exemption Application is now available.

The form must be filed with the Sarpy County Assessor's Office between Feb. 2, 2023 and June 30, 2023. Find Form 458 her...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2023

Burmeister, Warren chosen as 2023 County Board Leaders

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The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday selected Angi Burmeister of Bellevue as its 2023 board chair. The Board chose Jim Warren of Gretna as vice chair. 

Burmeister has represented District 3 on the Board since 2019. She was the Board&...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2023

Sarpy third graders invited to participate in the Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Poster Contest

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Sarpy County third graders are invited to submit severe weather awareness posters to compete in the Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Poster Contest.

Entries are due to the Sarpy County Emergency Management Agency on or before Friday, Feb. 10. The top thre...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2023

How to claim your 2022 Nebraska Property Tax Credit

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Nebraska provides refundable income tax credits for a portion of school district and community college property taxes paid.

Apply for the refundable credits using the 2022 Nebraska Property Tax Credit Form.

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2022

2022 Annual Report: Pupdates from Sarpy County

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At Sarpy County, we celebrate new hires and retirements for our human employees and our fury friends. A few 2022 pupdates from around the county:

K9 Staak retired after a seven-year career with the Sheriff’s Office. Named after Investigator Rick ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2022

2022 Annual Report: Sarpy employees helping save lives

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On top of the daily average 313 non-emergency calls handled by the 911 communications team, dispatchers also see about 170 emergency calls a day. It’s not unusual for 911 dispatchers to administer life-saving advice to the callers on the other e...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2022

2022 Annual Report: Board dedicates Cpl. Daegan Page Street

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Sarpy County unveiled a street named in honor of fallen U.S. Marine Cpl. Daegan Page.

A portion of Gertrude Street from 157th and Emiline Streets to South 162nd Avenue and Harrison Streets now carries a “Cpl. Daegan Page Street” honorar...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2022

2022 Annual Report: Helping Those In Need

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Sarpy County was tasked with distributing $36 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to provide relief in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This effort began in 2021 with the creation of a Sarpy County Task Force that established prior...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2022

2022 Annual Report: Paving the way for new and improved roads

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Sarpy County’s investment in roads extends beyond northwestern Sarpy County.

“Building and maintaining roads is one of our most important functions as a county government,” County Commissioner Gary Mixan said. 

The county devoted time and resources...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2022

2022 Annual Report: Connecting Sarpy County

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The CONNECTSarpy – West Sarpy Road Program is paving, widening and improving a 9-square-mile area between Harrison Street and Highway 370 from 168th to 204th Streets.

Without making these improvements, new developments and neighborhoods would stall.

“This r...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2022

2022 Annual Report: Breaking Ground in Southern Sarpy

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A project estimated to help drive billions of dollars in new spending, generate billions of dollars in tax revenue and create thousands of jobs in Sarpy County is underway.

The Sarpy County and Cities Wastewater Agency in April held a groundbreaking ceremo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2022

2022 Annual Report: Lowering the Tax Rate

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The Sarpy County Board’s conscientious and conservative approach to finance slashed the county property tax levy by 4% for fiscal year 2023, making it the county’s lowest levy since at least 1985.

The new low rate is part of the budget ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 27, 2022

2022 Annual Report: A message from the Sarpy County Board

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Dear Sarpy County residents,

The last year in Sarpy County has been historic. In 2022, the Board of Commissioners approved Sarpy County’s lowest tax rate since at least 1985 while also funding mission-critical services and once-in-a-generation pr...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2022

Dec. 22 Notice: Most Sarpy County Offices Open; Waste Connections Transfer Station Closed

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Most Sarpy County offices will remain open to the public on Thursday, December 22, with essential personnel reporting. The Waste Connections Transfer Station located at the Sarpy County Landfill will be closed, due to inclement weather.

Many county service...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 20, 2022

Sarpy County Offices Open Dec. 21; Essential Personnel Reporting

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Sarpy County offices will remain open on Wednesday, December 21, with essential personnel reporting to serve the public. 

If you choose to access county services in person, please travel carefully. Many county services are also available online at...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 20, 2022

Sarpy County Offices Closed Dec. 26 and Jan. 2

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The Sarpy County Courthouse, 1102 Building and all county offices will be closed on Dec. 26, 2022, and Jan. 2, 2023, in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays.

All public safety and emergency services will operate as usual throug...

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Posted on: December 20, 2022

Form Affecting Property Tax Liability Due Dec. 31

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If you own two or more vacant lots within the same subdivision (held for sale or resale), you may want to file a Vacant or Unimproved Lot Application (Form 191) with the Sarpy County Assessor's Office by the end of the year. Failing to file an ap...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Polikov Honored as Elected Official of the Year

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Sarpy County Attorney Lee Polikov is the 2022 Elected Official of the Year, a public recognition for his work making a meaningful difference in the community. 

The Sarpy County Chamber of Commerce honored Polikov, a respected and longtime public s...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Segment of 180th to reopen, 192nd to close for construction

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Several changes are coming to the CONNECTSarpy – West Sarpy roadway program. They are: 

    Wednesday, Nov. 16 – The 180th Street corridor from Highway 370 to Giles Road and the western inte...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2022

Sarpy County honors 5 local veterans and lights county facilities green

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To commemorate Veterans Day, the Sarpy County Board of Commissioners during a proclamation ceremony on Tuesday honored veterans across Sarpy County for their service. 

“As the home of more than 20,000 veterans, Sarpy County is proud to t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2022

Sarpy County Community Service Office seeks nonprofit partners

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The Sarpy County Community Service Office is looking for additional nonprofit partners to offer community service opportunities that are in need of volunteers. 

Community Service participants are both adults and juveniles who need to complete Cour...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 3, 2022

Sarpy County begins mailing early voting ballots on Oct. 3

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The Sarpy County Election Commission will begin mailing early voting ballots today.

Roughly 3,053 voters have requested to vote early. Ballots will be mailed daily as additional requests are received and verified. The deadline to request an early voting ba...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2022

180th Street and Camelback Avenue to close for construction

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Starting Monday, Oct. 3, the intersection of 180th Street and Camelback Avenue will be closed for the construction of a roundabout.

Access to properties will be maintained at all times. School traffic should use Cornhusker Road to 186th Street to access As...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Three Sarpy offices moving to new location effective Sept. 12

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Three Sarpy County Offices – Community Corrections, Human Resources and Human Services – are set to open in a new location on Monday, Sept. 12.

The three offices will move into the Sarpy County Courthouse at 1210 Golden Gate Drive in Pa...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2022

Sarpy County approves budget with 4% property tax levy reduction

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Sarpy County on Tuesday approved a Fiscal Year 2023 budget that reduces the county property tax levy by 4% while prioritizing several key initiatives. Under this budget, the county levy is 28.496 cents per $100 valuation, making it Sarpy County’...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2022

Jones appointed Sarpy County Treasurer

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The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners today permanently appointed Trace Jones to the office of County Treasurer. The board unanimously passed a resolution appointing Jones for remainder of the current term of office, which ends in December 2022.

Jones ha...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2022

Sarpy County Update: Correctional Center Construction Update

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Learn more about the construction process in this month's What's Happening In Sarpy County video. Roughly six months remain in the build process.

 

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Free scrap tire collection event coming up on September 9

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A free scrap tire collection will take place in Sarpy County thanks to a partnership between the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District, Sarpy County, and the Sarpy County Fair Board.

The tire collection will be held at the Sarpy County Fairground...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Sarpy County Update: Community Corrections improves public safety

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Those who participate in Community Corrections programming often have substance abuse issues.

These programs are important because they help people get back on track and working, rather than serving time in jail. So far this year, Community Corrections has...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2022

Judge finds removal of Sarpy County Treasurer was proper

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District Court Judge Geoffrey C. Hall yesterday dismissed Brian Zuger’s request to overturn his removal from the office of Sarpy County Treasurer. 

 

The judge dismissed Zuger’s petition with prejudice and found that th...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2022

Sarpy County unveils Cpl. Daegan Page Street

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Sarpy County on Thursday unveiled a street named in honor of fallen U.S. Marine Cpl. Daegan Page.

A portion of Gertrude Street from 157th and Emiline Streets to South 162nd Avenue and Harrison Streets now carries a “Cpl. Daegan Page Street” honorary design...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Trio brings sense of calm to Sarpy County

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Trio, a 2-year-old male lab, is the Sarpy County Attorney's new trained facility dog. His work includes creating a sense of calm at the courthouse while also providing emotional support to crime victims and witnesses, especially children.

Trio is often see...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Sarpy County approves new contract with Corrections employees

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The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners today approved a three-year labor contract with the union that represents Sarpy County Department of Corrections employees. 

 “Maintaining a highly-trained, well-staffed department of corr...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2022

Sarpy County property valuation protests due by June 30

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If you are not satisfied with your property's assessed valuation and choose to file a protest, you must complete Protest Form 422 and file it with the Sarpy County Clerk’s Office. The forms are due by 4:45 p.m. on June 30.

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 31, 2022

New facility dog joins Sarpy County Attorney’s Office

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Trio, a trained facility dog, joined the Sarpy County Attorney’s Office earlier this month. The 2-year-old male lab’s work will include creating a sense of calm at the courthouse while also providing emotional support to crime victims ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2022

Sarpy County Update: Public Works serves Sarpy County

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Whether repairing a damaged road, responding to an emergency or plowing through a snowstorm, the men and women of the Sarpy County Public Works Department are always ready to help.

Find out more in our newest Sarpy County Update Video:

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Simon to lead Sarpy County Planning & Building Department

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Sarpy County recently hired Don Simon to serve as the Director of the county’s Planning & Building Department, a role key to growth and development in the fastest growing county in the state.

“Don brings a wealth of knowledge and ex...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Sarpy County proclaims May 1-7 as Correctional Officers and Employees Week

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The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday issued a proclamation to recognize May 1-7 as National Correctional Officers and Employees Week. The proclamation honors Sarpy County Department of Corrections, Community Corrections and Juvenile Justice ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 24, 2022

Sarpy County law enforcement, rescue agencies conduct active shooter response training at Cobalt

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Sarpy County law enforcement and rescue agencies today conducted a full-scale, multi-jurisdictional active shooter response training at Cobalt Credit Union’s headquarters in Papillion. 

The exercise, called Operation Cobalt Safety, inclu...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2022

Sarpy County maintains highest bond rating

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Moody’s Investors Service has assigned a Triple A (Aaa) rating to Sarpy County’s planned $60 million Limited Tax Highway Allocation Fund Pledge Bonds, Series 2022.

This upcoming bond issue was approved by the Sarpy County Board of Commi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 11, 2022

Nebraska Personal Property Returns and Schedules due May 2

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Nebraska Personal Property Returns and Schedules must be filed on or before May 2, 2022. The Nebraska Personal Property Return and Schedule are available here.

A Nebraska Personal Property Return and Schedule must be filed for all depreciable tangible pers...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2022

Wastewater Agency breaks ground on new sewer system

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The Sarpy County and Cities Wastewater Agency today held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the Unified Southern Sarpy Wastewater System.

The Wastewater Agency, formed in 2017, is a multi-jurisdictional government body tasked with solving a regional issue: th...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2022

Sarpy law enforcement to partner with Cobalt Credit Union for active shooter response training

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Sarpy County law enforcement and rescue agencies will conduct a full-scale, multi-jurisdictional active shooter response training at Cobalt Credit Union’s headquarters in Papillion on April 24. The event is being called Operation Cobalt Safety. ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2022

K9 Staack officially retires from the Sarpy County Sheriff's Office

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The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners today officially released Sarpy County Sheriff's Office K9 Staack from duty. Staack is already enjoying retirement and will continue to live with his handler, Dep. Jason Jones. 

Sarpy County Sheriff...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 25, 2022

Sarpy County Register of Deeds office moving to 1102 Building

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The Sarpy County Register of Deeds division of the Clerk’s Office is moving to a new location. Starting March 7, the office will be in the Sarpy County 1102 Building at 1102 E. 1st Street in Papillion. 

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2022

Sarpy County Update: Tour the new Sarpy County Correctional Center

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Take a virtual tour of the new Sarpy County Correctional Center and learn more about the construction process in this month's What's Happening In Sarpy County video.

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Sarpy County to dedicate street in honor of Corporal Daegan Page

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The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners today unanimously voted to dedicate a street in honor of fallen Marine Corporal Daegan Page.

“We owe our deepest respects to those who serve our country, and Cpl. Page paid the ultimate price,” said County Board Chai...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 4, 2022

Sarpy County Update: New board vice chair and thank you to Public Works

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Get to know Commissioner Angi Burmeister, the board's new vice chair, and learn about her priorities for the coming year. Also, ride along with the Sarpy County Public Works crews to see what it's like clearing the roads during and after a snow event.

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2022

2022 Homestead Exemption forms due June 30

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Sarpy County Assessor Dan Pittman is reminding property owners that the Nebraska Homestead Exemption Application, Form 458, must be filed with the Sarpy County Assessor's Office between February 2 and June 30, 2022.

The homestead exemption provide...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2022

Wastewater Agency receives State Revolving Fund Loan to fund construction of sewer system

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The Sarpy County and Cities Wastewater Agency crossed a major hurdle this week in its efforts to build a sanitary sewer system in southern Sarpy County. The Agency will use a zero-interest loan from the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy to pay...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2022

Sarpy approves guaranteed maximum price for final portion of CONNECTSarpy – West Sarpy road program

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The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners this week approved a guaranteed maximum price for the final portion of a major road construction project in western Sarpy County.

Under the agreement approved at Tuesday’s board meeting, Sarpy County will p...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2022

Eret to lead Sarpy County Emergency Management

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The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners today approved the selection of Jesse Eret as the new director of the Sarpy County Emergency Management Agency. Eret has been with the agency since 2016.

“Jesse has proven to be a dynamic leader during his tenure wit...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 18, 2022

An Update on 2022 Preliminary Property Valuations

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Watch the video below and contact Sarpy County Assessor Dan Pittman with questions about your preliminary property valuations.

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Kelly, Burmeister to lead Sarpy County Board in 2022

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Sarpy County Commissioners today selected Don Kelly to serve a seventh-consecutive term as Chairman of the Sarpy County Board. 

Kelly represents District 1 and was first elected to the board in 2012.

“Sarpy County continues to be the fastest growin...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2022

2021 Annual Report: Sarpy, UNMC partner on forensic psychiatry fellowship

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With construction of the new Sarpy County Correctional Center underway, so are plans for programming inside the new facility. 

Sarpy County has partnered with the University of Nebraska Medical Center to create the state’s first forensic...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2021

2021 Annual Report: Sarpy issues bonds, receives Aaa rating

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Years of fiscally conservative budgeting has allowed the county to issue a record $90 million in bonds for roads and the Sarpy County Correctional Center. 

About $50 million is going toward the CONNECTSarpy – West Sarpy road program, which is impr...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2021

2021 Annual Report: Wastewater Agency awards contract to build new sewer system

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Sewer service – and economic development – are on the way to southern Sarpy County. 

The Sarpy County and Cities Wastewater Agency in 2021 selected a contractor to build the first phase of the new sanitary sewer system. The app...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 20, 2021

2021 Annual Report: Sarpy's economic growth continues

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It’s no secret that Sarpy County is a state leader in economic growth. 

The county attracts thousands of new residents annually and county leaders continue to welcome new businesses. And, in 2021, two of the world’s most well-k...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 19, 2021

2021 Annual Report: Five 911 dispatchers receive Life Saving Awards

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Sarpy County is safer because of the incredible work by our 911 dispatchers. Dispatchers truly are the first first responders, and their quick and calm actions kick-start the chain of survival. 

This year, five dispatchers received CPR Li...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 17, 2021

2021 Annual Report: Sarpy launches state’s first mental health court

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Sarpy County has taken the lead on delivering treatment and change for people who are dealing with mental illness and involved in the criminal justice system. 

Sarpy County Wellness Court is Nebraska’s first mental health court. The program’s goal...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Kelly, Klug to lead Sarpy County Board in 2021

Sarpy County Commissioners on Tuesday selected Don Kelly to serve a sixth-consecutive term as Chairman of the Sarpy County Board. He first held the position in 2016.

Kelly represents District 1 and was elected to the board in 2012.

“2021 is going ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 17, 2021

2021 Annual Report: Work continues on the largest road program in Sarpy County history

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Drive across northwestern Sarpy County and the transformation is evident. Roads that were once narrow and gravel are now paved, and an efficient, modern road network is taking shape. 

“The CONNECTSarpy – West Sarpy road program is the largest pack...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2021

Sarpy County Update: Honoring our veterans and learn about CASA

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This month, the Sarpy County Board of Commissioners honored military veterans. Also, learn more about the Sarpy County CASA Program from Director Paula Creps.

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 5, 2021

Portion of 114th Street to close south of Schram

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Starting Nov. 8, a stretch of 114th Street between Schram and Capehart Roads will close for construction for several months.

The project involves grading and paving about a mile of 114th Street.

Access to nearby neighborhoods and Meadows Church will be main...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Sarpy County Board approves new district boundaries

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The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved new County Commissioner districts. The redistricting was required by Nebraska State Statute following population changes recorded in the 2020 Census. 

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2021

Commissioner Kelly named Sarpy Chamber’s Elected Official of the Year

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Sarpy County Commissioner Don Kelly is the Sarpy County Chamber of Commerce’s Elected Official of the Year. Kelly received the award at the Chamber’s annual awards celebration Nov. 3.

“Under Commissioner Kelly’s leadership, Sarpy County has set the new sta...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2021

Sarpy County Update: Budget season and a Tourism record

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It was a record month for tourism in Sarpy County. See what's driving the numbers and learn more about the recently passed county budget in the latest edition of "What's Happening in Sarpy County."

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2021

MacDonald appointed as Sarpy County Veterans Service Officer

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The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners today confirmed the appointment of Matthew MacDonald as Sarpy County Veterans Service Officer.  

In this role, MacDonald will lead the county’s Veterans Service Office, which provides assistance to Veterans ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2021

Sarpy County Update: Highlights from the 2021 Sarpy County Fair

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Check out some of the exciting 4-H exhibits and animals that were part of the 2021 fair. Special thanks to Nebraska Extension and the 4-H youth Ambassadors who led our tour. Thank you to all the community events that help make Sarpy County a special place...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 26, 2021

Sarpy County Update: Learn about the Wastewater Agency and meet Ryan Mahr

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This month, we detail the Sarpy County and Sarpy Cities Wastewater Agency and the Agency's goal to build sanitary sewer in southern Sarpy County. We also introduce you to Ryan Mahr, the county's new Corrections Department Director. 

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Sarpy County to issue $41.5 million in bonds

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The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday voted to issue $41.5 million in bonds to help pay for the new Sarpy County Correctional Center and other county building projects.

“Thanks to years of fiscally conservative budgeting, we’re well positioned...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 7, 2021

Boy Scout builds American flag drop box for Sarpy County 1102 Building

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Sarpy County has a new place to dispose of old American flags thanks to a local Boy Scout.

Fifteen-year-old Ben Huebert of Troop 359 built the receptacle for his Eagle Scout service project and worked with the Sarpy County Veterans Service Office to comple...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Serving Sarpy: Public Works is paving the way to Sarpy’s future

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It’s hard to remember now, but just five months ago, Sarpy County was under a foot of snow.

Getting through that snow event – and countless others each winter – wouldn’t be possible without the Sarpy County Public Wo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Sarpy Sheriff’s Office, NRD unveil new airboat

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On June 10, the Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office and Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District unveiled a new airboat the agencies jointly purchased to better assist with searches, rescues and other operations on Sarpy County waterways.

 “Havin...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Mahr to lead Sarpy County Corrections Department

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The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners today appointed Ryan Mahr to lead the Sarpy County Corrections Department.

“We are thrilled Ryan is bringing his talent and passion to Sarpy County,” Sarpy County Board Chairman Don Kelly said. &a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Jones to continue to serve as Interim Sarpy County Treasurer

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The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners today tabled a resolution to appoint Trace Jones to the office of Sarpy County Treasurer.

The Board tabled the resolution after District Court Judge Geoffrey C. Hall issued a preliminary injunction requested by forme...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 27, 2021

Serving Sarpy: Dispatcher and National Guard Medic responds to pandemic

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Jake Harrer never expected that his first large-scale activation as a member of Nebraska Army National Guard would involve administering COVID-19 vaccinations.

But when he got the call in January, Harrer graciously accepted. That meant he’d tempo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2020

Sarpy County takes innovative approach to road programs

The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved hiring Hawkins Construction Company to serve as the Construction Manager/General Contractor for the CONNECTSarpy – West Sarpy road program, which encompasses approximately 9 miles of ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2021

Sarpy Board approves guaranteed maximum price for construction of new correctional center

Rendering of the public entry of the new Sarpy County Correctional Center

The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners today unanimously approved a resolution to lock in the construction costs for the county’s new correctional center at $69.4 million. JE Dunn, the construction manager for the project, has committed to building the f...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Sarpy County Election, Jury commissions moving to new location

Exterior of the Sarpy County 1102 Building

The Sarpy County Election Commission and Jury Commission are moving to a new location. Starting Feb. 9, the offices will be in Sarpy County’s new 1102 Building at 1102 E. 1st Street in Papillion.

“We’re excited about this mov...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 9, 2021

Sarpy County Board to start legal action against County Treasurer

Sarpy County

The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to begin legal action against Sarpy County Treasurer Brian Zuger. 

 The move follows the Nebraska Auditor of Public Accounts’ attestation of the Treasurer’s Office, which fou...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Sarpy, UNMC to partner on psychiatry fellowship

Sarpy County

Sarpy County and the University of Nebraska Medical Center will partner to create Nebraska’s first forensic psychiatry fellowship to assess and treat inmates experiencing mental illness. The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday voted 5-0 on a mu...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Sarpy Board removes Treasurer from office

Sarpy County

The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners today voted 5-0 to remove Treasurer Brian Zuger from office. The board’s vote came at the close of an administrative hearing the Board initiated after a Nebraska Auditor of Public Accounts attestation cite...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2021

County Board will hold hearing to consider removing Treasurer

Sarpy County

An administrative hearing to decide whether to remove Sarpy County Treasurer Brian Zuger from office has been scheduled for 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 13. The hearing will take place before the Sarpy County Board of Commissioners in the Sarpy County Boardro...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 26, 2021

Sarpy County Board receives draft of State Auditor’s attestation of Treasurer’s Office

Sarpy County

The Board has until March 8 to file a response with the Auditor’s Office. The response will be included in the Auditor’s report, which will be released publicly on March 9. 

In November, the Auditor’s Office released ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Independent audit reports Sarpy County remains on strong financial ground

The audit, conducted by Hayes & Associates, concluded the financial statements fairly represent the county’s governmental and business activities, cash flow and each major fund as of June 30, 2020.

“Sarpy County’s fiscal p...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2021

Sarpy County to launch state’s first mental health court

Sarpy County

Sarpy County has established Nebraska’s first mental health court, an innovative problem-solving court designed to focus on people with mental illnesses who are facing felony charges. The goal of the new Sarpy County Wellness Court is to stabilize and tre...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Serving Sarpy: Keeping our facilities safe, efficient

Plexiglass installed at the customer counter at the Assessor's Office.

The importance of their role was never more apparent than during the last year when COVID-19 forced immediate physical changes to county buildings and grounds, increased sanitation and other logistical challenges.

“In the beginning, it was an evo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Major road projects connecting northwestern Sarpy County

180th Street and Giles Road paving and future bridge over BNSF railroad tracks.

CONNECTSarpy projects includes paving and expanding 180th Street and Giles Road, as well as a new bridge on 180th Street over the BNSF Railway railroad tracks. (Olsson)

Drive across northwestern Sarpy County, the transformation is evident. Roads that were ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2020

Sarpy County taking innovative approach with new road program

CONNECTSarpy logo

Sarpy County is using an innovative approach to complete the largest road project in the county’s history.  

The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved hiring Hawkins Construction Company to serve as the Cons...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Sarpy Sheriff unveils plan for crime victims’ memorial

Sarpy County is planning to pay tribute to two young boys who were brutally murdered in 1983.

The Crime Victims’ Memorial for Danny Joe Eberle and Christopher Walden will serve as a permanent reminder of their lives and represent Sarpy County&...

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