O'Neill, Nebraska

Municipal Services

Type of Government..... Mayor/Council
Comprehensive City Plan..... Yes, 2003 (year)
City Manager..... No
City Engineer..... Yes
City Zoning Ordinance in Effect..... Yes
County Zoning Ordinance in Effect..... Yes
Garbage Service Provider..... City
Public Library in City..... Yes
Percent of Streets Paved..... 68 %
Number Full-Time Fire Department Personnel..... 0
Number Volunteer Fire Department Personnel..... 40
Number Full-Time Police Officers..... 7
  Inside City   Outside City
Fire Insurance Class..... 4   7
Zoning and subdivision codes are enforced within the city. They are as follows: General Agricultural District, Residential District, Residential Ranchette, Residential Office, Central Business, General Commercial, Light Industrial, and Industrial. The O'Neill Public Library contains 36,126 volumes and has an average annual circulation of 97,341. The library, with 2,493 patrons, is part of the Nebraska Interlibrary Book Loan Program. Story hour is held during the summer months and other special times during the year. Books and records for the blind are also provided. There are six computers with Internet access available, to library patrons. The O'Neill Volunteer Fire Department has 31 members of which 25 members are EMT certified. The department responds to mutual aid calls. There are 213 fire hydrants in O'Neill. The department has up-to-date equipment including 3 ambulances. O'Neill employs 7 full-time police officers and two support personnel. The police department has 4 fully equipped patrol units.