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The League of Nebraska Municipalities is a nonprofit service association formed in 1909 to serve as a voice for Nebraska Municipalities at the Nebraska Legislature

Governed by a 15 member Executive Board comprised of municipal officials, the League now has more than 385 member cities and villages. It represents cities whose population totals 98% of Nebraskans who live in municipalities.

Mission Statement

Membership Benefits

Legislative Activities

The primary role of the League since its inception in the early 1900's has been representing the interests of city and village governments in the Legislature. 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 for their citizens. As part of that mission, every year the League Executive Board establishes a legislative package after reviewing the recommendations of the Smaller and Larger Cities Legislative Committees.

The League of Nebraska Municipalities also provides a number of other membership services and performs a variety of important functions.

Elected and appointed officials from all first class cities serve on the Larger Cities Legislative Committee, while representatives from second class cities serve on the Smaller Cities Legislative Committee. Both Committees play a vital role in the formation, review, and analysis of the League's legislative program.

Members of both Committees attend three meetings as well as numerous subcommittee meetings during the late summer and fall to consider requests for legislative action proposed by municipal officials from across the State.

Passage of bills introduced by Senators on behalf of the League requires the continued hard work of informed municipal officials from across the State. The weekly League Legislative Bulletin contains information about the League bills as well as other bills affecting municipalities.

Although a great deal of time is spent advocating passage of league bills, most of our legislative efforts target those measures that limit local control and are detrimental to the interests of cities and villages

The League's success is directly related to the dedication of State Senators and their staffs, as well as our high level membership involvement.

For more information about the Nebraska Legislature or to look up information on specific bills, visit their website.

Legislative News

Items of Interest to Municipalities

105th Legislature convenes Jan. 4, 2017

Congratulations to the newly elected and reelected state Senators who were sworn into office this week as the 105th Legislature convened. Lawmakers elected Norfolk Sen. Jim Scheer as Speaker of the Legislature. They also elected committee chairpersons. The League will monitor several hundred bills this year and keep you apprised of legislative action as the session progresses.



 

 

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 May 02 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Electric Rubber Gloving Workshop - Norfolk
Wed May 03 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Electric Rubber Gloving Workshop - Norfolk
Thu May 04 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Electric Rubber Gloving Workshop - Norfolk
Sun May 21 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
IIMC Annual Conference - Montreal
Mon May 22 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
IIMC Annual Conference - Montreal
Tue May 23 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
IIMC Annual Conference - Montreal
Wed May 24 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
IIMC Annual Conference - Montreal
Wed Jun 14 @12:00PM - 01:00PM
Municipal Accounting & Finance Conference - Kearney
Thu Jun 15 @12:00PM - 01:00PM
Municipal Accounting & Finance Conference - Kearney
Fri Jun 16 @12:00PM - 01:00PM
Municipal Accounting & Finance Conference - Kearney
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