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County Board

Sarpy County

Meetings

The County Board meets every Tuesday in the County Board Room (Administration Building) located at 1210 Golden Gate Drive in Papillion.

County Board meetings are typically held on Tuesday at 3:00 P.M.

Vision Statement

Our purpose is to improve the quality of life here in Sarpy County by providing responsive, efficient and high quality public services that promote the self-sufficiency, well-being and prosperity of individuals, families, businesses and communities.

Our philosophy of teamwork and collaboration is anchored in our shared values:

  • Accountability
  • Responsiveness
  • Integrity
  • Commitment
  • Professionalism
  • Family values
  • Compassion
  • Respect for diversity

The powers of the County as a political body are carried out by the County Board as follows

  • Oversees all County funds and County business.
  • Manages all County roads and right-of-ways and maintains a comprehensive One and Six Year Road Program.
  • Examines all accounts, receipts and expenditures.
  • Created our Planning Commission to make, adopt, amend, extend and implement our Comprehensive Development Plan and adopted our zoning rules and regulations.
  • Annually levies and collects taxes.
  • Provides suitable courthouse, jail and other necessary County buildings.
  • Has the power to sell, convey, exchange or lease any real or personal estate owned by the County and is involved in all County real estate transactions.

Lobbying Information

Sarpy County employs a part-time lobbyist who focuses on state government issues on behalf of the County Board and County Elected Officials. Sarpy County is also a member of the Nebraska Association of County Officials.

Nebraska Association of County Officials Annual Dues Budgeted $8,242
National Association of Counties Annual Dues Budgeted $2,385
Fred Uhe, Registered Lobbyist Annual Lobbying Salary Budgeted  $18,000
Husch Blackwell, Registered Lobbyist Annual Retainer $36,000