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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Where is the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners Office located?
    • The Lancaster County Commissioners Office is located in the County-City Building, 555 South 10th Street, Room 110, Lincoln, NE, 68508.
    • You can also contact the County Board by phone at (402) 441-7447; by fax at (402) 441-6301; or by email at commish@lancaster.ne.gov.
  2. How many Commissioners are on the Lancaster County Board?
    • Lancaster County has five Commissioners with each one representing a different district in the County.
  3. How long does each Lancaster County Commissioner serve?
    • County Commissioners serve four-year terms.
  4. Are Lancaster County Commissioners elected or appointed?
    • County Commissioners are elected. When a Commissioner is unable to complete his or her term, a committee made up of the County Attorney, County Clerk and County Treasurer appoint a successor.
  5. How often do the County Commissioners meet?
    • The Lancaster County Commissioners meet at the County-City Building in the Commissioners Hearing Room (#112) each Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. They also conduct weekly staff meetings on Thursday mornings beginning at 8:30 a.m. The staff meeting is held in Conference Room 113 of the County-City Building.
  6. Are the County Board meetings televised on the local access channel?
    • Yes, meetings are broadcast live on Government Access Cable Channel 5 with replays at 6:30 p.m.
  7. Can the public attend County Board meetings?
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