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Buffalo County
    
Offices for Treasurer
County Organizational Chart



State of Nebraska offices: County Court, Extension, Probation, Reporting Center

*The Emergency Manager is hired by the Board of Supervisors and managed by the Sheriff

Elected officials are chosen by Buffalo County citizens through elections. Appointed officials are selected by the Buffalo County Board of Supervisors.

The following Nebraska statutes list qualifications, when required, general duties, and other information for some County elected officials:
The following Nebraska statutes list qualifications, when required, general duties, and other information for some County appointed officials:
  • Coroner - 23-1210
  • County Comptroller - 23-1401 (counties with cities of the metropolitan class) - County Clerk is ex officio county comptroller
  • County School Administrator - 23-330223-3312 (Clerk maintains records)
  • Election Commissioner - 32-211
  • Highway Superintendent - 39-2502
  • Jailer - 23-1703 (Sheriff unless county board of corrections)
  • Weed Control Superintendents - 2-954
  • Zoning Administrator - 23-114.04

Tax Information

The information presented on this tax roll does not give specific information on Tax Credit (LB 367), Homestead values, Greenbelt values, or TIF. It states only gross value and the tax amount billed. Do not pay this amount if paying late. More details are available at the County Treasurer's office.


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Services

 Assessor
 Valuation protest information
 Homestead exemptions
 Mobile home ownership transfer
 Charitable, religious, and educational tax exemptions
 
 Attorney
 Prosecute cases
 Collect bad checks
 Child Support
 Inheritance tax review
 
 Board of Supervisors
 Board of Supervisors minutes
 Board of Supervisors agendas
 Board of Supervisors notices
 Property tax protests
 
 Clerk
 Marriage license information
 Military discharge information
 Proof of publications
 Corporations
 Partnerships
 County budget
 County vendor claims
 County payroll information
 School census records
 Minutes of the Board of Supervisors meetings
 Waste hauler permits
 Tobacco licenses outside city limits
 
 District Court
 Issue writs and orders
 Collect and dispense fees for Child Support
 Keep records, books and papers pertaining to court
 Record proceedings of court
 Issue passports
 
 Election
 Voter information
 Voter registration
 Absentee voting
 Absentee ballot
 Polling places
 Election calendar
 Election results
 Poll worker information
 
 Floodplain
 Issue floodplain permits for residences or structures 
 
 Highway
 County road information
 County bridge information
 
 Public Defender
 Court appoints to defend someone who can not hire their own attorney
 
 Register of Deeds
 Mortgages
 Deeds of trust
 Plats
 Old land records

 Sheriff
 Enforce laws
 Preserve the peace
 Provide a safe environment
 Answer 911 calls and dispatch appropriate authority
 
 Surveyor
 Establish boundaries
 Locate lots, plots, parcels, tracts, or division of land
 Division may include distance, direction, elevation and acreage
 Furnish legal descriptions to be used in the platting or subdividing of land
 Determine the amount of acreage in land surveyed
 Establish and reestablish corners
 Topographical plat
 
 Treasurer
 Tax payment information
 Drivers license
 CDL's
 Learner's permits
 ID cards
 Motor vehicle licenses and registrations
 Boat registrations
 Specialty license plate applications
 
 Veteran Services
 Veteran's benefits
 Military discharge records
 
 Weed Control
 Plant identification
 Weed control issues
 Enforcement of state weed laws
 
 Zoning
 Approve and issue zoning permits
 Receive applications for zoning variance permits
 Receive applications for change of zoning permits
 Receive applications for special use permits
 Conduct inspections of setbacks and uses of land

Mutual Aid Officers

   
 Todd "Walt" Walton 
 Email: twalton@kearneygov.org 
 President

 Kearney Volunteer Fire Department 
 Marty Neilan 
 Email: marty.neilan@nebraska.gov 
 Vice President

 Gibbon Volunteer Fire Department 
 Adam Pickel 
 Email: apickel4627@gmail.com 
 Secretary/Treasurer

 Elm Creek Emergency Manager 


Treasurer Forms/Documents

CDL manual View Online
Driver license manual
Motorcycle operator manual
Boating Guides
Speciality license plate applications
Handicap parking permit applications View Online | Acrobat PDF
Motor vehicle registration system View Online

Political Party Information


Currently the political parties recognized under Nebraska law are as follows:
  • Democratic
  • Libertarian
  • Republican
  • Non-Partisan (not politically affiliated)
The elected offices nominated on a partisan basis are:

President, Vice President, U. S. Senators, Member of the U. S. House of Representatives, Governor, Lt. Governor, Secretary of State, State Auditor, State Treasurer, State Attorney General, County Supervisors, County Clerk, County Attorney, Register of Deeds, County Assessor, Clerk of the District Court, County Sheriff, County Treasurer and County Surveyor.

Effective: December 2, 2013

Treasurer

Treasurer: Jean A Sidwell (elected 4 yr. Term)
Deputy Treasurer: Brenda Rohrich

Duties:

  • To collect all revenues for the County
  • To bill and collect all real estate and personal taxes in the County
  • To issue motor vehicle titles
  • To register all motor vehicles with tax situs in the County
  • To issue driver licenses, CDL’s, learner permits, ID cards, school permits, etc
  • To disburse collections to the proper political subdivisions
  • To register motor boats
  • To register snowmobiles

General Information:

  • Information on titling NEW motor vehicles and watercraft
  • Information on titling previously owned motor vehicles and watercraft
  • Information on titles coming from out of state
  • Information on replacing a lost title
  • Information on your first registration for cars, trucks, trailers, motorcycles and boats whether new or used
  • Information on renewing registrations
  • Information on registering snowmobiles
  • Information on refunds
  • Tax Sales and Tax Sale Certificates

 Telephone Numbers:

Real Estate and Personal Property Taxes: (308) 236-1250
Motor Vehicle: (308) 236-1259
Tax Sales: (308) 236-1250

The Courthouse is located one block east of 2nd Avenue on 16th street.

Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday - Friday