Nebraska Weed Control Association Conference
Southeast District Meeting
March 14, 2019
Southeast Community College, Career Academy, Lincoln
Northeast District Meeting
March 15, 2019
Lifelong Learning Center, Norfolk
Central District Meeting
March 21, 2019
Leadership Center, Aurora
Agendas coming soon
Panhandle District Meeting
March 27, 2019
Prairie Winds Event Center, Bridgeport
Agendas coming soon
West Central District Meeting
March 28, 2019
Ogallala Convention Center, Quality Inn & Suites, Ogallala
Agendas coming soon
Nebraska’s Stepping Up Initiative
2019 NACO Institute of Excellence
Second Thursday of March, May, July, September and
First Thursday of March, May, July 3 (Wednesday), September and November: North Platte
Graduation Ceremony; Wednesday, December 11: Younes Conference Center, Kearney
Additional upcoming events can be found under the calendar tab.
County Purchasing Act
2020 Government Committee Recommendations
OpenSky Policy Institute
Election results for counties with a MIPS website can be
MIPS Election Site
NACO’s 2019-2020 Directory of County Officials is now available for purchase. This resource provides names, addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers and email addresses of every county official within the state, as well as a listing of county board meeting days, NACO districts, county seats, NACO officers and directors, affiliate officers and NACO Staff. The NACO Directory is also available online in a searchable, electronic format which is accessed through our website at: http://www.nacone.org then by selecting the “County Officials Directory” icon from this page. The electronic version is updated on a continuous basis to reflect any changes that occur between publications. If you desire a printed version please print the order form and return it to the NACO office for processing, or email it to email@example.com.
Open Meetings Act
NACO’s newly revised and updated 2018 County Board Handbook is now available. The current price remains the same as last year -- $80.00 plus $18.00 for shipping and handling. Since the handbook is newly revised, there are no updates to last year’s book.
An additional feature this year is the availability of the 2018 County Board Handbook online. If you would like to obtain an online version of the 2018 County Board Handbook or if you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office.
Deb Schorr Elected President of NACO at Annual Conference
NACO Executive Board Members pause for a photo at annual conference. Left to right are Judy Mutzenberger, M. Timothy Nolting, Deb Schorr, Theresa Puls and Earl McNutt.
Kearney – Deb Schorr, Lancaster County Commissioner was elected President of NACO during the 124th annual conference in Kearney. Schorr has been a Lancaster County Commissioner since 2003. County Officials also elected Theresa Puls, Phelps County Commissioner as 1st Vice-President, M. Timothy Nolting, Kimball County Commissioner as 2nd Vice-President and Judy Mutzenberger, Cuming County Supervisor as Secretary-Treasurer. Schorr will assume the duties of President from Earl McNutt, Red Willow County Commissioner who will serve on the NACO Executive Board as Past President.
County Official of the Year Award
Jean Sidwell, Buffalo County Treasurer was honored by the Nebraska Association of County Officials as the County Official of the Year during the 124th Annual Conference Awards Ceremony this week in Kearney. Sidwell has served as the Buffalo County Treasurer in her elected capacity since 1983. She is pictured receiving her award from 2018 NACO President, Earl McNutt.
Life Time Achievement Award
Three long time NACO participants were selected to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for their service to their communities and in their involvement with NACO for 25 years or more.
Receiving their awards from 2018 NACO President, Earl McNutt are Judy Dailey, McPherson County Assessor since 1983 and Patricia Holtzman, Nemaha County Treasurer since 1981. John Brehm, Scottsbluff County Veteran Service Officer for Scottsbluff County since 1974 will receive his award, but was not available for a photo.
Next Generation Award
Two county officials received the NACO Next Generation Award for showing a promising future by being actively involved in their affiliate groups and by showing a strong interest in the development of NACO through leadership and education.
Presenting each of the awards to Sarah Freidel, Burt County Clerk, Register of Deeds and Election Commissioner since 2015 and Royce Gonzales, Clerk of the District Court in Nuckolls County since 2011 is Earl McNutt, 2018 NACO President.