Board of Commissioners

  1. Regular Meetings
  2. Board of Equalization
  3. Staff Meetings
  4. Legislative Priorities

Board of Commissioners Regular Meetings

  • 9 a.m.
  • Tuesdays
  • City-County Building
    555 S 10th Street
    Room 112
    Lincoln, NE 68508

Please review the Guidelines for Public Participation at Meetings (PDF).

How to Participate in Public Testimony for Virtual Meetings.

Public testimony will be allowed in person in Room 112 of the County-City Building, 555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln or by videoconference.  Those wishing to testify by video must register with the County Clerk’s Office by calling 402-441-7484 or emailing coclerk@lancaster.ne.gov by 3:00 p.m. on the day before the meeting.  You will be required to provide your name, phone number, email and the agenda item(s) you wish to address and your position (proponent, opponent, neutral) on the item(s).  

Prior to the meeting, you will receive a link via email which will allow you to join the meeting.  


Additional information: 

  • Each speaker is limited to five (5) minutes. Time limits may be extended or reasonably decreased at the discretion of the County Board Chair.
  • All documents distributed or displayed during your testimony are a public record and at least one (1) copy must be provided to the County Clerk's Office prior to the conclusion of the meeting.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Agendas for regular meetings are typically posted on Friday afternoons; agendas for staff meetings are typically posted on Wednesdays. Minutes are available following approval.

Access Agendas and Minutes for County Board Meetings

Members

Sean Flowerday, District 1 

Commissioner Sean FlowerdaySean Flowerday Contact & Biography 

 

Christa Yoakum, District 2

Lancaster County Commissioner Christa YoakumChrista Yoakum Contact & Biography


Deb Schorr, District 3 - Board Vice Chair

Lancaster County Commissioner Deb SchorrDeb Schorr Contact & Biography


Roma Amundson, District 4

Lancaster County Commissioner Roma AmundsonRoma Amundson Contact & Biography


Rick Vest,  District 5 - Board Chair 

Lancaster County Commissioner Rick Vest

Rick Vest Contact & Biography

Board Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of the County Board of Commissioners are:

  • Administration of several programs established by State law
  • Adoption of the County budget
  • Care for County property
  • Management of County funds
  • Setting of tax levies and salaries of elected and appointed County officials

Lancaster County Commissioners helping with Christmas toy distribution at the Salvation Army.

County Commissioners at the Salvation Army2