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Sarpy County Nebraska

County Board


Picture Sarpy County Board Don Kelly Jim Thompson Tom Richards Brenda Carlisle Jim Warren

District 1
District 2
District 3
District 4
District 5


Don Kelly

Vice Chairman

Tom Richards


Jim Warren


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.


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
National Association of Counties
Annual Dues Budgeted
Fred Uhe, Registered Lobbyist Annual Lobbying Salary Budgeted 
Husch Blackwell, Registered Lobbyist Annual Retainer



In addition to the general information here, on our website you can view Board meeting agendas and minutes, learn more about the roles and responsibilities of the Commissioners and send email to your Commissioner. See links listed above.