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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

During the interim, or the months between regular legislative sessions, lawmakers will, among many things, consider interim study resolutions or proposals for the study of issues after the Legislature adjourns its regular session. These proposals are sent to the Legislature’s Executive Board, which refers them to the appropriate committees for consideration before next session. Committees then prioritize the resolutions referred to them. Limited time and staff usually preclude work on every resolution. Hearings on interim study resolutions typically are held in late summer or early fall and a weekly notice of those hearings is posted on the Legislature’s website at http://nebraskalegislature.gov/. A list of Interim study resolutions is available on the Legislature’s website at http://nebraskalegislature.gov/session/interim.php.
The 2015 Legislature, which will be the 104th Legislature, is scheduled to convene Jan. 7. It will be a long, or 90-day, session.

 

 

 

 

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