The City of Bennington is seeking applicants for members of the Planning Commission.  The term of a member is three years.  The positions require that the applicants reside in the city limits.  Individuals interested in the position should submit a letter of interest to the City Office at PO Box 221 no later than Tuesday, February 16 at 4 p.m.


Bennington Mayor and City Council positions are required to file prior to the primary election and that deadline is Tuesday, March 1, 2016.  Filing documents must be submitted to the Douglas County Election Commission located at 225 North 115 St., Omaha, NE  68154.

Pet Owners in the City Limits

2015 tags have expired. 2016 tags are available at the City Office.  Ordinance #388 states that all dogs and cats must have a current tag.  Fees are as follows:

Neutered/Spayed:  Dogs/$21 – Cats/$13    Not Neutered/Not Spayed:  Dogs/$26 – Cats/$16

The owner of pet must present certification that the dog or cat has a current rabies shot.

Spring Garage Sales

It’s time to prepare for Bennington’s Spring Community Garage Sale!  The date is set for Saturday, April 30, 2016 beginning at 8am.  The Bennington Jaycees will advertise this event in local newspapers as well as hand out location flyers that day.  If you would like your location listed on the flyer or are interested in locating a sale in Centennial Park, email no later that Wednesday, April 27, 2016.


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