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Mission Statement

The mission of the League of Nebraska Municipalities is to represent the interests of member cities and villages to preserve local control and empower municipal officials to shape the destiny of their municipality and improve the quality of life of their citizens.

Mission...

  1. Represent the interests of member municipalities and preserve local control by working with State Senators, the Governor, and others to promote passage of beneficial legislation and proposed constitutional amendments as well as oppose passage of bills and proposed constitutional amendments detrimental to municipalities
  2. Conduct conferences, seminars, and training programs to inform municipal officials about changes in state and federal laws, rules, and regulations, as well as provide opportunities for officials to learn about innovative strategies other municipalities have developed for addressing common concerns and challenges.
  3. Provide as much technical assistance to municipal officials as logistically and financially possible within the League's budget, including but not limited to, responding to questions from member municipalities, conducting surveys and research on issues of statewide importance, and serving as a clearinghouse for municipal issues.
  4. Coordinate activities and efforts to represent the interests of member municipalities with various state agencies, commissions, and advisory groups.
  5. Coordinate activities and work with the National League of Cities to represent the interests of Nebraska's municipalities on federal laws, regulations, and related issues.
  6. Coordinate activities and work with sections and committees of the League, including but not limited to, Utilities Section, Nebraska Municipal Clerks Association, Nebraska City/County Management Association, and the Municipal Accounting and Finance Officers.
  7. Work with municipal attorneys to address legal issues and cases of statewide concern affecting member cities and villages
  8. Communicate timely information to members through various publications, including but not limited to, weekly legislative bulletins (while in session), the Nebraska Municipal Review, Clerk's Newsletter, Utilities Section Newsletter, and other mailings and communication as needed.
  9. Publish and distribute the annual Nebraska Directory of Municipal Officials
  10. Provide a municipal insurance pool 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

105th Legislature adjourns sine die May 23, 2017

Lawmakers adjourned sine die May 23 on the 86th day of the 90-day session. A list of interim study resolutions appears on the Legislature's website. The League of Nebraska Municipalities will be following a number of interim studies this year. Hearings on these studies will likely begin later this summer and fall. 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

Tue Jul 11 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Safety Training Workshop - Franklin
Thu Jul 13 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Water Operator Workshop - Ogallala
Tue Aug 15 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Water Operator Workshop - McCook
Wed Aug 16 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Water Operator Workshop - Alma
Thu Aug 17 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Water Operator Workshop - Fairbury
Wed Aug 23 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Backflow Workshop - Beatrice
Thu Aug 24 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Backflow Workshop - Wayne
Wed Sep 06 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Backflow Workshop - Ogallala
Thu Sep 07 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Backflow Workshop - Grand Island
Tue Sep 12 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Electric Rubber Gloving Workshop - Sidney
Wed Sep 20 @12:00AM
Annual Conference - Lincoln
Thu Sep 21 @12:00AM
Annual Conference - Lincoln
Fri Sep 22 @12:00AM
Annual Conference - Lincoln
Tue Sep 26 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Water Operator Workshop - Valentine
Wed Sep 27 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Water Operator Workshop - Stuart