EO:21-02 - Public Meetings Requirement Limited Waiver (Rev. 1/11/2021)
All COVID-19 Updates - updated 9-3-2020
2021 Institute of Excellence Registration is now open
New Online Learning Opportunity in 2021
In partnership with the University of Nebraska, county officials may register for a three-week educational series to learn from university professors as well as county and state officials. This online course provides an opportunity for participants to network with other county officials on an online discussion forum and a weekly live webinar. Registration opens for all three series on January 4th, 2021 and each series has a registration fee of $100.00.
Applications are being accepted for twelve $1,000 scholarships that will be awarded to seniors graduating from Nebraska high schools. Children, stepchildren, and children under the legal guardianship of Nebraska county officials and employees are eligible. Recipients must further their education within the state of Nebraska. A special award, the Ronda Dix Memorial Scholarship, may be presented to an applicant planning a career in nursing. Additional information and the application form can be found here. The scholarship application deadline is March 1, 2021.
Virtual County Board Member Orientation
Registration is now open for the Virtual County Board Member Orientation.
Newly elected and appointed county board members have two available dates to choose from.
Saturday January 9th, 2021 and Saturday January 16th, 2021
A county board handbook will be mailed to all attendees prior to the orientation.
Register Here: https://nacone.org/registration/
2020 NACO Business Meeting
The NACO Business Meeting took place on December 10th, 2020. During the virtual meeting the 2021 NACO Officers were elected.
Sioux County Commissioner, Josh Skavdahl – President
Cuming County Supervisor, Judy Mutzenberger – Vice-President
Frontier County Commissioner, JR Houser – 2nd Vice-President
Saline County Commissioner, Marvin Kohout – Secretary/Treasurer
A big thank you to our 2020 NACO President and Phelps County Commissioner Theresa Puls for her leadership during this challenging year.
2020 NACO Award Winners
Next Gen Award – Richardson County Treasurer, Amanda Bartek-Young
Next Gen Award – Nance County Assessor, Megan Zoucha
Lifetime Achievement Award- Stanton County Treasurer, Sandy Zoubek
County Official of the Year – Webster County Commissioner, Keith Buschow
TestIT: How Fast is Your Broadband – Download and use this app to gather data on your current internet speed. The National Association of County Officials is using the data to help identify gaps in the nation’s rural broadband coverage.
Go to https://www.naco.org/testit for more information. Available for IOS and Android.
NACO Board Officers
Officers pictured from left to right are Josh Skavdahl, Sioux County Commissioner; Deb Schorr, Lancaster County Commissioner; Theresa Puls, Phelps County Commissioner; Kim Elder, Keith County Commissioner; Judy Mutzenberger, Cuming County Supervisor
Handbook and Directory Order Form
Please print the form for the publication and return it to the NACO office or email it to Peggy Brass
- Budget Workshop Handbooks
- County Board of Equalization Handbooks
- County Directory
- County Board Handbook
County Purchasing Act
2020 Government Committee Recommendations
Election results for counties with a MIPS website can be
MIPS Election Site