Easter Egg Hunt


Community Easter Egg Hunt on April 19

Join the fun on Saturday, April 19, at Rhylander Park as we celebrate Easter with an egg hunt! See the Easter Bunny himself at 9:30 am; the egg hunt begins at 10:00 am. Thanks to the Plattsmouth Police Lodge 34 and the Plattsmouth Volunteer Firefighter Association for sponsoring the event. Thanks to all the businesses for the prize donations.

Comprehensive Plan Update


Comprehensive Plan Update Workshops

The project team invites residents to work alongside planners and designers on Tuesday, April 22, 5:30-7:30 pm, in the Plattsmouth Public Library auditorium, 401 Avenue A, to help define projects for improving Plattsmouth. Improvement areas include commercial corridors, housing development, civic gateways, trail connections, and more. Drop by for 15 minutes or the entire session!

On Wednesday, April 23, 6:00-7:30 pm, a public presentation in the auditorium will provide an opportunity to visit with the project team as they share the development of the plan and new directions for Plattsmouth. This session will focus on a discussion of the ideas generated over the course of the design process and will enable interactive feedback on these design concepts.

For additional information, see the Comprehensive Plan Update page or contact Erv Portis at 402-296-2522 or by email, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Spring Clean-up

Spring Clean-up

Spring Clean-up has been scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, April 26 and 27, from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm, at the east end of Main Street past the railroad tracks. Plattsmouth residents may drop off items free of charge, but non-residents and trucks greater than one ton are required to pay a fee in cash. Senior and disabled citizens who are unable to transport their items can call 402-296-2522 to arrange for pickup on Friday morning. Full details regarding what items are accepted and fees for non-residents can be found on the clean-up flyer.

Heartland 2050

Help Shape Our Region's Future

Heartland 2050 is a long-term vision of the future for the greater Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area based on the core values of area residents throughout Cass, Douglas, Sarpy, Saunders, and Washington counties in Nebraska and Harrison, Mills, and Pottawattamie counties in Iowa. Heartland 2050 is seeking input from residents of these counties to provide a vision for improvements in the area, including the best use of the land for growth and development. Several maps are posted in the Plattsmouth City Hall, 136 N. 5th St., from April 7-21. You may provide feedback on surveys at City Hall, in the library, or online.

PFCC Names Wilson Citizen of the Year


Photo by Patti Jo Peterson
at The Journal

Fire Chief Mike Wilson is Citizen of the Year

The Plattsmouth Community Foundation named Fire Chief Mike Wilson as Citizen of the Year at the Foundation's annual dinner on March 27, 2014. Since kindergarten, he wanted to be a fireman. As soon as he was old enough, he joined the Plattsmouth Volunteer Fire Department where he worked his way through the ranks to become Fire Chief.

Chief Wilson was joined by his wife Dawn when he accepted the award from Jeanene Wehrbein on March 27.

Read the article from The Journal.

Welcome to Plattsmouth!

welcomeFounded in 1854, we are one of Nebraska’s oldest cities. Plattsmouth is rich in history and culture. Situated at the confluence of the Missouri and Platte rivers, Plattsmouth has a place in the discovery of the west. The Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery passed the mouth of the Platte River, just north of what is now Main Street Plattsmouth, on July 21, 1804. Our City seal reads “Honor the Past, Plan for the Future.”

Showcase Community Logo

Plattsmouth proudly offers a full range of excellent city services, including police; volunteer fire and rescue; public works which includes water, sewer, streets, parks, and grounds/facilities maintenance. So that we are prepared for the future, we recently expanded the fire and rescue department with a $1.7 million expansion that includes meeting rooms, a kitchen, and sleeper rooms. Our new $5.7 million Senior and Community Center serves more than 1,000 local area citizens who visit more than 12,000 times per week. Twin Rivers Water Park, Rhylander Park, Garfield Park, Memorial Park, and all other parks/recreation facilities and our excellent library add services and lifestyle qualities so that Plattsmouth’s citizens and our visitors have superior places to live, work, and play. In 2011, Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman presented the Showcase Community Award to Plattsmouth for outstanding efforts in the areas of economic development and community revitalization.

We encourage you to use this website to learn about Plattsmouth and to communicate with us.


City of Plattsmouth
136 N. 5th St.
Plattsmouth, NE 68048
Phone: (402) 296-2522 ext 301
Fax: (402) 296-3600

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