Every week, The Reader picks out noteworthy agenda items from the Douglas County Board of Commissioners and the Omaha City Council. Visit the county and city’s websites to view the full agendas.

  • Rezoning: The Omaha City Council will vote on several ordinances to rezone residential property, many of which will have opposition from neighbors.
  • Nebraska Humane Society (NHS): The City Council will vote on an agreement with the Nebraska Humane Society for animal control services through 2023. NHS requested an 18.05% increase in fees compared with 2020 to pay for increased wages and safety requirements.
  • Human Resources Committee: After Tuesday morning’s Douglas County Board of Commissioners meeting, the Board will gather for a Human Resources Committee meeting. The committee will discuss issues such as an increased minimum wage for federal contractors and how COVID-19 has impacted employees.

See the full Omaha City Council and Board of County Commissioners agendas for Tuesday, Aug. 10, and tune in here to the Douglas County Board at 9 a.m. and the Omaha City Council at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

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