Municipal Government - Albion is governed by a mayor-city council with Mayor James Jarecki as its current head. The City Hall, 420 West Market Street, has regular office hours of 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information please contact City Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer Andrew Devine at 402-395-2428 or email email@example.com.
The Albion Water Department is also located at City Hall. The city's Utility Billing Clerk handles the water, sewer and garbage billing. She can be contacted at 402-395-2803, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m.-4:00p.m, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
City Council Meeting Information
The Albion City Council meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at Albion City Hall. For more information about the city council, please contact Council President James Riedmiller at 402-395-2619.
The mayor and council members are elected for four-year terms.
Building Permit and Zoning Information
The City of Albion Clerk's office currently handles all Zoning Regulations and Building Permits
Building Permits may be printed online and submitted to City Hall during regular business hours.
Incomplete Applications will not be accepted. Feel free to call 402-395-2428 will any questions about the form.
Applications for Building Permits are generally reviewed and approved or denied within 7-10 business days.
|Inside city limits:||$21.28 plus $7.68 per 1000 cubic feet used for every two (2) months of each year with a minimum bill of $21.28 bi-monthly|
|Outside city limits:||$42.56 plus $15.36 per 1000 cubic feet for every two (2) months of each year with a minimum bill of $42.56 bi-monthly|
|Inside city limits||$44.75 plus $12.15 per 1000 cubic feet bi-monthly based on the amount
of water billed in the
winter months of December and January, with a minimum bill of $44.75 bi-monthly.
|Outside city limits:||$89.50 plus $24.30 per 1,000 cubic feet bi-monthly based on the amount
of water billed in the
winter months of December and January, with a minimum bill of $89.50 bi-monthly.
|Electricity:||Provided by Loup Public Power|
|Gas:||Provided by SourceGas|
|Senior Citizen Rate:||$11/month|
|Commercial:||$15-$510/month depending on size of container and number of weekly pickups|
All real property is required to be appraised at its actual value. Agricultural land is valued at 80 percent of its actual value. Personal property that is used in a trade or business and is depreciable is subject to tax at its “net book value.” All other personal property is exempt from taxation. The 2006 tax rate at the industrial zoned land outside the city limits is $1.62 per $100 of actual value in District 1.
Albion has a 1.5 percent city sales tax which became effective July 1998, with 25 percent of the funding going toward economic development. In 2006, the Albion Fire Department was successful in adding a 0.5% city sales tax to build a fire station, help with maintenance expenses of that building and large equipment purchases for 10 years.
Sales Tax Revenue Report updated as of May 20, 2013