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The Ogallala City Council, Keith County Commissioners and Community Leaders of Ogallala are interested in your questions and comments regarding the presentation tonight concerning the Canterbury Park Economic Development Project.  The joint public meeting was held at the Ogallala High School Performing Arts Center, and a recording of the meeting can be found on the City of Ogallala Facebook page.  Please submit your questions or comments via email to:  Canterbury@ogallala-ne.gov  

Watch the meeting recording here! FAQ's
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Beautiful Lake McConaughy
Historic Front Street
Mansion on the Hill Museum
Boot Hill
Spruce St. Station
Ogallala's famed Alien Water Tower

Welcome to Ogallala, Nebraska

Welcome to Ogallala, a wonderful place to live, work, and play!  People of all ages and backgrounds are drawn to the Ogallala area because of the excellent quality of life found here.  Ogallala has many things to offer; superior health care, a forward-thinking school system, low crime rate, endless recreational opportunities, a quiet and friendly environment, an inviting business atmosphere, a vast agricultural community, and a rich old-west history.  As you view this glimpse of our community, perhaps you'll decide that Ogallala is the perfect place for you...

The City of Ogallala's web site has been designed to provide you, the public, a convenient method to participate in our City government.  We hope to make it easier for you to find answers to your questions about our City government and services.  A listing of City Personnel and their email addresses are provided so you can go directly to the most appropriate source for your question. 

Please contact us if you have any questions or comments.

Thanks for viewing our site and we hope your visit was informative.

Recent News

2020 Annual Police Report
2020 Annual Water Quality Report
2020 Library Annual Report

Public Notices

The Goodwill Donation trailer is coming to town! Click here for details.

Water Cross Connection & Backflow Prevention Information

The City of Ogallala has openings on the following boards: Board of Health, RSVP Advisory Committee and Zoning Board of Adjustments. Anyone wishing to serve on these boards may submit their name for consideration to Jane Skinner, City Clerk, in person or writing at 411 East 2nd Street, Ogallala, Nebraska.


City Manager.
Ogallala, NE (4,737). Salary: $95.5K - $143.2K DOQ. 5-member council. Performs high-level administrative, technical & professional work in directing and supervising the administration of city government & works under the broad policy guidance of the City Council. Complete job description may be viewed here. Resume with cover letter may be submitted to: Jane Skinner, City Clerk, at 411 East 2nd Street, Ogallala, NE, 69153; or electronically at citymanagerapplications@ogallala-ne.gov The position will remain open until filled.

Water Operator III or IV. The City of Ogallala is accepting applications until the position is filled for a Full-time Water Operator III or IV for the Water Department. Salary based on qualifications/certification. Will train if necessary. Detailed job description and application may be picked up at the City Administration Building, 411 East 2nd Street or by emailing coletta.clouse@ogallala-ne.gov. A valid driver’s license is required. EOE. Fair Housing City.

Police Officer. The Ogallala Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, possess a valid driver’s license and have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions. Benefit package included. Nebraska Law Enforcement certification is preferred, but not mandatory. Certified officers are eligible for $3000 bonus. Applications may be requested from Shannon Josjor, Civil Service Secretary, 410 East 2nd, Ogallala, NE 69153, by calling 308-284-2024, or emailing shannon.josjor@ogallala-ne.gov. Applications will be accepted until 02/18/2022 4:00pm MT. EOE.

Part-time Lifeguard.  The City of Ogallala is now accepting applications until the positions are filled for part-time lifeguards for the ODP and GRC.  Lifeguards must be at least 15 years of age and able to pass a swim test.  Applications may be picked up at the City Administration Building at 411 E. 2nd or by emailing coletta.clouse@ogallala-ne.gov.  EOE. Fair Housing City.

Applications may be picked up at the City Administration Building, 411 E. 2nd St., Ogallala, NE or by emailing coletta.clouse@ogallala-ne.gov.

The City of Ogallala Occupation Tax Report for Fiscal Year
ending September 30, 2020.  Click here.

  City to Enforce Nuisance Ordinance  



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