Membership Benefits

All Nebraska municipalities are eligible to become members. Contact the League office for information about joining!

  1. Representation before the Nebraska Legislature - The League sponsors and encourages beneficial legislation on behalf of cities and villages and opposes legislation that would be detrimental to the interests of municipalities. Working with the Governor's office, State Senators and other lobbying organizations keep the League busy fighting for members interests all year.
  2. Technical assistance to member municipalities - The League's attorneys offer invaluable technical assistance.
  3. Reduced registration fees to informative League conferences - Through the League's informative conferences, seminars, and training programs, you can gain the latest important information affecting you and your municipality. The League's conferences also offer you a chance to network with your colleagues. Check out our Calendar of Events for upcoming conferences!
  4. Link between city attorneys and the League's Legal Counsel on key legal opinions.
  5. Coordination of Utilities Section activities with the League.
  6. Coordination of Municipal Clerks and Finance Officers activities.
  7. Link with the National League of Cities.
  8. Access to surveys and research studies.
  9. Nebraska Municipal Review - This is the League's monthly magazine. Free classified advertising is offered in the Review to member municipalities.
  10. Nebraska Directory of Municipal Officials - League's annual publication listing information about each municipality and municipal officials.
  11. Codification Service - In partnership with American Legal Publishing, the League offers a codification service for a separate cost.
  12. Municipal Insurance Pool - A municipal insurance pool is available through the League Association of Risk Management (LARM) to stabilize rates, offer risk management services, and provide quality insurance coverage for those member cities and villages desiring to contract for this additional service.

Legislative News

Items of Interest to Municipalities

League of Nebraska Municipalities announces Executive Board membership
Alan Michl, Exeter Village Board Chairperson, to serve as president

Alan Michl, Exeter Village Board Chairperson, will serve as president of the 2015-16 Executive Board of the League of Nebraska Municipalities. The election was held at the League’s annual business meeting in Lincoln in conjunction with the League’s 2015 Annual Conference.

York Mayor Chuck Harris will serve as president-elect of the organization’s board; Sidney Vice Mayor Wendall Gaston, will serve as Vice President, and West Point Mayor Marlene Johnson will remain a member of the board as past president.

Directors elected to the board are the following: Jean Stothert, Mayor of Omaha; Rita Sanders, Mayor of Bellevue; Fred Feldges, Council Member of Alliance; Sue Fuchtman, Mayor of Norfolk; Deb VanMatre, Mayor of Gibbon; Chris Beutler, Mayor of Lincoln; Dwight Livingston, Mayor of North Platte; and, Gerald Solko, Council President of St. Paul.
Representatives on the board are the following: Rod Storm, City Administrator of Blair; Susan Kloepping, Clerk/Treasurer of Cozad; and, Randy Woldt, Utilities Superintendent of Wisner.

The 15-member Executive Board is the governing body of the League of Nebraska Municipalities. The group formulates the League’s policy and philosophy. Each year, the board approves a budget, which determines how much revenue is necessary and available and where it will be allocated. Board members also set policy concerning League programs and legislation.

The League of Nebraska Municipalities is a nonprofit organization of cities and villages that was established in the late 1800s to represent municipalities in the Legislature. The League’s functions include sponsoring educational seminars, publishing a magazine and newsletters, representing its member cities and villages on state advisory boards and answering technical questions. The top priority is representing its members in the legislative process.