Livingston Road Construction

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Construction on Livingston Road requires a detour that went into effect October 6. The city understands that it will be inconvenient for motorists, but traffic control is necessary for the safety of the construction workers. A diagram of the detour can be found here. Your patience is appreciated.

City's Comprehensive Plan

Comprehensive Plan Updated

After more than a year of work, the city has updated its Comprehensive Plan. It was adopted at the March 2, 2015, City Council meeting. The final 108-page report is available here.

New City Council

New City Council


City Attorney Roger Johnson administered the Oath of Office on Monday, December 1, to the newly-elected Mayor and City Council members - Mayor R. Paul Lambert and Council Members John Porter, Jeanie Brookhouser, Joe Dugan and Doug Derby.

The full Council is pictured. Seated (L to R): Steve Riese, 1st Ward; Doug Derby, 3rd Ward; Mayor Paul Lambert; Jeanie Brookhouser, 2nd Ward; John “Blackie” Porter, 4th Ward. Standing (L to R): Sandy Meyer, City Clerk; Joe Dugan, 1st Ward; Wanda Wiemer, 3rd Ward; Erv Portis, City Administrator; Roger Johnson, City Attorney; Terry D. Tilson, 2nd Ward; Terry Kerns, 4th Ward; Roger Davis, City Treasurer.

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.”

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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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