What's Happening

The City of Ogallala has an opening on the following Boards: Community Redevelopment Authority and Library Board. Anyone wishing to serve on these boards may submit their name for consideration to Jane Skinner, City Clerk, in person or writing. 

Fundraising for the New Library and Learning Center is underway!

Learn more here!

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Beautiful Lake McConaughy
Historic Front Street
Mansion on the Hill Museum
Boot Hill
Spruce St. Station
Ogallala's famed Alien Water Tower

Welcome to Ogallala, Nebraska

Welcome to Ogallala, a wonderful place to live, work, and play!  People of all ages and backgrounds are drawn to the Ogallala area because of the excellent quality of life found here.  Ogallala has many things to offer; superior health care, a forward-thinking school system, low crime rate, endless recreational opportunities, a quiet and friendly environment, an inviting business atmosphere, a vast agricultural community, and a rich old-west history.  As you view this glimpse of our community, perhaps you'll decide that Ogallala is the perfect place for you...

The City of Ogallala's web site has been designed to provide you, the public, a convenient method to participate in our City government.  We hope to make it easier for you to find answers to your questions about our City government and services.  A listing of City Personnel and their email addresses are provided so you can go directly to the most appropriate source for your question. 

Please contact us if you have any questions or comments.

Thanks for viewing our site and we hope your visit was informative.

Recent News

Groundbreaking for New Holiday Inn Express Hotel in Ogallala
2015 Annual Water Quality Report
2015 Annual Police Report

Public Notices

The City of Ogallala has the following job openings:

  • City Manager
  • Part-time Assistant Pool and Rec Manager
  • Part-time Pool Lifeguard

City to Enforce Nuisance Ordinance


Construction along West 5th Street is progressing! Below is an update on planned construction activities during the next few weeks: 

Phase 1A - West O to West H Street– Work on the sidewalks, driveways and intersections is planned to be complete and this section of road open no later than July 25, 2016 in order to be open for the Keith County Fair 

Phase 1B - EPA removal of contaminated soil from West A to Spruce – The contaminated soil has been removed and half of the street has been completed.  Construction on the remaining portion of this phase will begin on July 25, 2016.  

Phase 2 – Intersection of West H Street - The Contractor plans to skip the intersection of West H at this time and move on to Phase 3.  The Contractor will complete this phase at a later date. 

Phase 3 - West H Street to West A Street – Work will begin on this phase on August 1, 2016.  The detour route for this phase will be West H, US 30, and North Spruce/East A.  West B and West H Street will remain open until further notice. 

Phase 4 – Spruce to East ‘A’ Street – Work on this phase will begin on July 25, 2016.  Spruce and East A will remain open throughout the duration of the project. 

Maps showing the Phases and Detour Routes are available to be viewed here.  Thank you for your patience during this time.





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