What's Happening

Beginning October 14, 2021 at approximately 8:00 A.M., weather permitting, the City of Ogallala will be doing maintenance in the 600 Block of E 10th St. (E E St. to Central Dr.). The City of Ogallala asks that all vehicles, boats, campers, trailers etc. be removed from the public right-of-way for the duration of the day. The right-of-way includes the gravel street and the area south between the gravel street and the fence line. The maintenance is expected to be completed in one day. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Street Superintendent Matt Smith at 289-2984. Thank you for your cooperation!

The City of Ogallala is chlorinating the City water supply system as part of a routine maintenance measure starting Monday, October 18, 2021 and continuing through Friday, October 22, 2021. There may be a slight taste or odor. If you have any questions, please feel free to call John Sauer at 284-3925.


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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.

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Recent News

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

Public Notices

The City of Ogallala would like to remind residents that per Ogallala City Ordinance 41-308:

It shall be unlawful for any person to park or leave standing in on the streets or alleys of the City any mobile home, travel trailer, boat, boat trailer, pontoon, pontoon trailer, utility trailer, pickup camper, horse trailer, or any farm or construction machinery of any kind upon the public streets or alleys of the City, except for the purposes of loading and unloading and then only for the length of time necessary to load or unload the vehicle, trailer, or machinery; provided, however, the enforcement of this section shall be suspended during the period from April 1 to October 1 of each year if the vehicle, trailer, or machinery is parked so as to not violate any other provision of this chapter and does not create a traffic hazard due to its size or obstruction of the view of motorists or pedestrians.

It shall further be unlawful for any person to reside in any mobile home, travel trailer, or in any other motorized vehicle, of any kind, parked or left standing upon the public streets or alleys of the City.


City Manager.
Ogallala, NE (4,737). Salary: $86.5K - $129.8K 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.

Part-Time Assistant Pool Manager for the ODP and GRC. Pool experience is preferred. Approximately twenty-five hours a week. Must be able to work evenings/weekends. 

Part-Time Assistant Pool & Recreation Manager for the ODP and GRC. Pool experience is preferred. Approximately twenty-five to 30 hours a week. Must be able to work evenings/weekends. 

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.

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