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Upcoming Events

2016 Water Operator's Training Workshop - Hastings Dec. 13; York Dec. 14; South Sioux City Jan. 18; Norfolk Jan. 19

2017 Solid Waste Workshop - Hastings Jan. 31; West Point Feb. 2; Gering Mar. 9

 

Utilities Section

2016 Snowball Conference Credit Hours

2016 Utilities Annual Conference Water & Wastewater Operator Credit Hours

2015 Snowball Conference Credit Hours

2015 Utilities Annual Conference Water & Wastewater Operator Credit Hours

2014 Snowball Conference Credit Hours

2014 Utilities Annual Conference Water & Wastewater Operator Credit Hours

2013 Utilities Annual Conference Water & Wastewater Operator Credit Hours

2013 Snowball Conference Credit Hours

 

The Utilities Section of the League of Nebraska Municipalities is a section of the League which provides assistance to members and input to the League on issues related to municipal utilities and public works operations.

Input is provided on a variety of areas, including:

  • Electricity
  • Drinking Water
  • Solid Waste
  • Roads
  • Stormwater Discharge
  • Cable Television
  • Public Works Management
  • Airports
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Rate Setting

The Utilities Sections represents the interests of municipal utility operations on proposed regulations and other matters before various State Agencies. Technical assistance and training to municipal officials and employees is also provided. An annual conference is held every January along with numerous meetings and training sessions throughout the year.

A newsletter is published monthly informing members of what is going on within the Utilities Section. Informative articles and training ideas are also included, giving members a wealth of information in a single source.

The Utilities Section is governed by an Executive Board of utilities and public works officials from Nebraska municipalities. All members of the League of Nebraska Municipalities are eligible to become Utilities Section Members. Contact Lash at the League Office for more information about joining.

Be sure to check out our Calendar of Events page for information on upcoming conferences and training workshops.

Legislative News

Items of Interest to Municipalities

Gov. Ricketts announces road projects at League Annual Conference

Gov. Pete Ricketts and his distinguished guests came to the League's Annual Conference in Kearney as part of a statewide tour to unveil the Nebraska Department of Roads' new infrastructure priorities. Former Gov. Kay Orr, U.S. Sen. Deb Fisher and state Department of Roads Director Kyle Schneweis joined the Governor at the conference. All four spoke to League delegates in attendance.

Preconference Seminar: Labor Relations Update at League Annual Conference

Attorney's Jerry L. Pigsley and Kelly M. Ekeler with the law firm Woods & Aitken LLP, presented the latest updates on labor relations affecting municipalities to League delegates in attendance at the 2016 League Annual Conference on Wednesday September 21 in Kearney. Topics included New Overtime Rule, Fair Labor Standards Act, Family Medical Leave Act, Americans With Disabilities, and Equal Employment Opportunities.

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 Dec 13 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Water Operator Workshop - Hastings
Wed Dec 14 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Water Operator Workshop - York
Wed Jan 11 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Utilities/Public Works Annual Conference
Thu Jan 12 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Utilities/Public Works Annual Conference
Fri Jan 13 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Utilities/Public Works Annual Conference
Wed Jan 18 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Water Operator Workshop - South Sioux City
Thu Jan 19 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Water Operator Workshop - Norfolk
Tue Jan 24 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Water Operator Workshop - Kearney
Wed Jan 25 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Snowball Conference
Thu Jan 26 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Snowball Conference
Tue Jan 31 @ 8:30AM - 04:00PM
Solid Waste Workshop - Hastings
Thu Feb 02 @ 8:30AM - 04:00PM
Solid Waste Workshop - West Point
Mon Feb 27 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Midwinter Conference - Lincoln
Tue Feb 28 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Midwinter Conference - Lincoln
Thu Mar 09 @ 8:30AM - 04:00PM
Solid Waste Workshop - Gering