The City of Osceola operates the WATER, SEWER AND TRASH
COMPACTOR facilities. Currently, we bill monthly. The requirement is
that these services are paid in advance. Monthly costs are: A base fee for
Water $15.00, and $1.25 per 1,000 gallons, Sewer $23.00 and Compactor $8.33.
A $150.00 deposit is required on all properties. A permit is
required to use the compactor which is provided at the City Clerk’s office.
This is simply to verify to the compactor operator that you have contacted
the City Clerk and that those who are not on our billing list are not
allowed to use the compactor without paying for the service.
Payment options include:
2. hand delivery
4. credit card (via online only)
5. drop box
All dogs and cats are required to be licensed with the City even if they
are house pets. The fee is $ 5.00. The licenses are for one year and
expire on April 30th. Proof of current rabies vaccinations
is required when purchasing licenses.
Hours Open: Monday & Wednesday, noon –
6:00p.m. Saturday 9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.
Your $8.33 per monthly fee is for everyday household garbage. An extra
fee is charged for items such as appliances, carpeting, or anything that
is not everyday garbage.
Used oil is accepted at the compactor, which must be placed in the
special container. The compactor operator can show you where to dump
Polk County Rural Public Power District in Stromsburg 764-4381.
Cable Nebraska 1-877-234-0102.
Black Hills Energy
WIRELESS HIGH SPEED INTERNET:
STE Wireless 402-534-2502.
Or Windstream 402-362-5551
The City has a ballpark located south of town. Contact Bob Zelasney at
747-8981 if you have a child interested in participating on one of the
teams. The annual fee is
$ 25.00 with a $ 75.00 family maximum.
The City Council meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 P.M.
at the City office. The Mayor is Wendell Lindsley and the
Councilmen are: Charles Hayes, Kraig Kuhnel, Don Sterup and Jason Klein
The recycling trailer is located at the compactor for your
convenience. There is no extra charge for use of the recycling
trailer. Please keep items in either a paper or plastic bag so
unloading is easier. You may place the following items in the trailer:
Please break down boxes to utilize the space most effectively.
Number 2 colored and number one clear
Office paper, junk mail, envelopes, etc. It does not need to be
Please rinse out and smash.
Please rinse out, remove the labels and smash when possible.
Clear and Brown. Please rinse out and remove the labels. You do not
need to separate the different kinds of glass because they all go into
the same container.
The library is located at 131 N. Main just north of the auditorium or 1
˝ blocks south of the post office. It is open Monday and Fridays from
12:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M., Wednesday from 12:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. and
Saturday 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. A computer lab is available for your
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
St. Vincent Catholic Church
United Methodist Church
The elementary and middle/high schools are located in the southeast part
of town on Kimmel Street. The Polk County Christian School is located
just south of John Deere off Highway 81.
ANNIE JEFFREY HOSPITAL
is located on the south edge of town on Beebe Street.
The POLK COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT dispatches all ambulance,
fire and police calls for the County. Dial 911 for emergencies or
747-2231 for non-emergencies.
The FIRE DEPARTMENT is all volunteers. Al Willits is the fire
is provided by the City and staffed by volunteers.
The POLK COUNTY CLINIC is located on the west side of the town
square on State Street.
Brian Beckner Attorney and Tri-County Title
Dr. Brian Dickey, DDS
Good Samaritan Nursing Home
Jon Tonniges Accounting
Mills & Reiter Attorney
Osceola Veterinary Clinic
Pat Tindall C.P.A.
Ron Colling Attorney, Abstract and Title Company
Annie Jeffrey Wellness Center
Augie’s Auto Body
Blue Valley Community Action
Custom Quality Builders
Darin Sterup Insurance
Don’s Welding and Repair
Eikenhorst Agri Sales
Farm Bureau Insurance
Charles Hays Construction
Hays Land Surveying, LLC
Jerry’s Barber Shop
Jerry Miller Construction
Roberts-Dubas Funeral Home
Kent Johansen Repair
Klein Agri Sales
Kutting Image Hair Salon
Masonry Restoration Co. of NE
Osceola Dry Cleaners
The Pinnacle Agency
Polk & Butler Co. Insurance
Polk County News
Solid Verse Stone Company
Terry’s Drive In
White Eagle Restaurant and Tavern
American Legion Club
Ryan Hill Country Club
Polk County Fair in July
Heritage Days in Shelby in August
Swedish Festival in Stromsburg in June
Annie Jeffrey Volunteers Thrift Shop
The Flower Cottage
Gary’s Plumbing and Heating
The Gift Basket & Bakery
Osceola Food Mart
Plains Power and Equipment
The pool opens on approximately June 1st each year and closes
in early to mid August depending upon high school and college
schedules. The pool is located along Highway 81/92 in the City Park.
Season passes may be purchased or if you prefer, you may pay a daily
admission. Red Cross swimming lessons are provided each year for
a nominal fee or you may make arrangements with a lifeguard to have
private lessons. Children taking swimming lessons will need to pay the
daily admission or have purchased a season pass (family or child).
Water aerobics are offered during the summer. The fee is the daily
admission or a season pass.