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Lancaster County
Date: June 19, 2017

For more information contact
Ann Ames
(402) 441-7496

Lancaster County Commissioners Seeking Rural Applicants for Planning Commission

Lincoln, NE - June 20, 2017 - The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications for an opening on the Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning Commission. Current commission member Ken Weber has resigned and a candidate is needed to fill the remainder of his term. Applicants must live in the county but outside the city limits of Lincoln.

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning Commission is a body of nine citizens appointed for staggered six-year terms by the Mayor with concurrence of the City Council and County Board. The Planning Commission is charged by state and local law with advising the City Council and County Board on a variety of planning and development matters. The chosen applicant will finish the remaining two years of Weber's term and then will be eligible to be re-appointed for a full six-year term. Interested applicants may apply online here: Applicants are welcome to also submit a resume, but it is not required. The resume may be sent by email:, or by mail to: Lancaster County Board of Commissioners, 555 S. 10 Street, Lincoln, NE 68508. Applications are due by June 30, 2017.

Established in 1859, Lancaster County is Nebraska's second most populated county. Home to the University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lancaster County is a growing and dynamic community. In collaboration with the City of Lincoln, Lancaster County provides a variety of services for residents and has been nationally recognized for its cooperation and progressive attitude in service to residents.

For more information about Lancaster County please visit the website at or call 402-441-7447.

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