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City of Ogallala closures due to COVID-19 pandemic. Click here for information.

The Spruce Street Railroad Crossing will be closed so Union Pacific can do repairs.  They will start the morning of Friday March 27 and be completed the afternoon of Sunday March 29.

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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

2019 Annual Police Report
2019 Annual Water Quality Report
2018 Planning & Zoning Annual Report

Public Notices

The City of Ogallala has several job openings. Click here for more information. 

The City of Ogallala would like to remind Ogallala residents that spring mowing and trimming at the Cemetery will begin around April 1st. All winter decorations and wreaths need to be removed prior to April 1st. Decorations that interfere with maintenance will be disposed of after April 1st. If there are any questions, please call the Cemetery Manager at 284-2734.

At Tuesday night’s City Council Meeting (February 25th), Bruce Smith, City Manager, announced that the City of Ogallala has received $7,949.00 from the Public Alliance for Community Energy (ACE). Check it out! ACE returns money to Nebraska Communities through its revenue return program. This is the second year the City of Ogallala has received this distribution, making the grand total $13,743. Ogallala, as a member of ACE receives this revenue as a direct result of citizens choosing ACE as their gas supplier thru the Choice Gas Selection Program. This additional revenue will be used for a community betterment project. If you have any ideas on a project for Ogallala thru the Ace rebate, please contact Bruce Smith at 284-6001.
The City of Ogallala Occupation Tax Report for Fiscal Year
ending September 30, 2019.  Click here.

Click the link to learn how you can help prevent entry contamination.

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 a $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 2/18/2020 4:00pm MT EOE.


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