After more than a year of work, the city has updated its Comprehensive Plan. It was adopted at the March 2, 2015, City Council meeting. The final 108-page report is available here.
City Attorney Roger Johnson administered the Oath of Office on Monday, December 1, to the newly-elected Mayor and City Council members - Mayor R. Paul Lambert and Council Members John Porter, Jeanie Brookhouser, Joe Dugan and Doug Derby.
The full Council is pictured. Seated (L to R): Steve Riese, 1st Ward; Doug Derby, 3rd Ward; Mayor Paul Lambert; Jeanie Brookhouser, 2nd Ward; John “Blackie” Porter, 4th Ward. Standing (L to R): Sandy Meyer, City Clerk; Joe Dugan, 1st Ward; Wanda Wiemer, 3rd Ward; Erv Portis, City Administrator; Roger Johnson, City Attorney; Terry D. Tilson, 2nd Ward; Terry Kerns, 4th Ward; Roger Davis, City Treasurer.
Founded in 1854, we are one of Nebraska’s oldest cities. Plattsmouth is rich in history and culture. Situated at the confluence of the Missouri and Platte rivers, Plattsmouth has a place in the discovery of the west. The Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery passed the mouth of the Platte River, just north of what is now Main Street Plattsmouth, on July 21, 1804. Our City seal reads “Honor the Past, Plan for the Future.”
Plattsmouth proudly offers a full range of excellent city services, including police; volunteer fire and rescue; public works which includes water, sewer, streets, parks, and grounds/facilities maintenance. So that we are prepared for the future, we recently expanded the fire and rescue department with a $1.7 million expansion that includes meeting rooms, a kitchen, and sleeper rooms. Our new $5.7 million Senior and Community Center serves more than 1,000 local area citizens who visit more than 12,000 times per week. Twin Rivers Water Park, Rhylander Park, Garfield Park, Memorial Park, and all other parks/recreation facilities and our excellent library add services and lifestyle qualities so that Plattsmouth’s citizens and our visitors have superior places to live, work, and play. In 2011, Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman presented the Showcase Community Award to Plattsmouth for outstanding efforts in the areas of economic development and community revitalization.
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City of Plattsmouth136 N. 5th St.Plattsmouth, NE 68048Phone: (402) 296-2522 ext 301Fax: (402) 296-3600
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The city of Plattsmouth does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission of its programs, services, or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals with disabilities, or in any aspect of their operations. The city of Plattsmouth also does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices.This notice is provided as required by Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information or accommodation regarding the ADA and Section 504 may be forwarded to the designated ADA and Section 504 compliance coordinator:Erv Portis, City Administrator(402) 296 2522 ext 302 or firstname.lastname@example.org North 5th Street, Plattsmouth, NE 68046Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through FridayPersons needing accommodation to participate in public meetings should contact the City Clerk by calling (402) 296 2522 or via email email@example.com