Village Government

Village Board Meetings

  • 7 p.m.
  • 1st Tuesday of every month
  • Village Hall
    302 Locust Street
    Panama, NE 68419

Meetings are open to the public.


    • Jennifer Auman
      Phone: 402-788-2704
    • Charlotte Brotherson
      Phone: 402-788-2527
    • Travis Filing
      Phone: 402-788-2896
    • Tim Watters
      Phone: 402-788-2856

Maintenance Shop

Main Supervisor - David Dorn
Phone: 402-560-1769 or 402-788-2252 

Panama Post Office

Postmaster - Dorothy Egan
Phone: 402-788-2252


Type of HoursMonday through FridaySaturday
Lobby Hours8 a.m to 6 p.m.8 a.m to 6 p.m.
Window Hours8 a.m. to Noon and 1:15 to 4 p.m8 to 9 a.m.

You will need to visit the Post Office during open window hours to obtain a Postal Box for receiving mail


Utility Deposits

Utility deposits of $150 are required for sewer, trash, and water services

Utility Billing

Monthly bills include a $15 trash fee and a $7 sewer charge. Bills sent prior to the 5th of each month and are due on the 15th of each month.


Electrical service is provided by Norris Public Power. Natural Gas service is Black Hills Energy.


Water meters are read and usage is billed quarterly with your regular utility billing during the months of March, June, September and December.


Utility payments are due by the 15th of the month. Utility payments can be deposited in the drop slot located in the door of the Village Office.

Late Payments

Payments received after the 15th of the month are considered late. Late charge of 10% will be added to any bill not paid by the 15th.


Utilities will be disconnected if payment is not received by the last day of the month. The reconnect fee is $50 during work hours and $80 for after hours.

Bank Withdrawal

Utility payments may be deducted from your checking account. This applies only to accounts at the Farmers and Merchants Bank in Panama

Budget Billing

Budget Billing is available to all residents. With budget billing you know exactly what your monthly bill is. Your account will be re-evaluated each year in August.  If an adjustment is needed, your new budget amount will be shown on your next statement. 

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