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Buffalo County
  • Part-Time Cook Opening
    Consolidated Management Company is accepting applications for part-time cook in the jail.Newspaper ad

    Job information and how to apply
  • Certified Deputy Sheriff Opening
    The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for a Certified Deputy Sheriff.

    Information and how to apply
  • Corrections Officer position
    The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for a full-time Corrections Officer.  Job description and how to apply.
  • BUFFALO COUNTY FACILITIES OMP

    Buffalo County, Nebraska is accepting applications for a Seasonal Part-Time Park Maintenance Worker.

    Seasonal Position details and how to apply.

  • BUFFALO COUNTY ZONING & FLOODPLAIN
    Effective 4/22/2020, Zoning & Floodplain will have new phone numbers:

    Zoning:           (308) 236-1998
    Floodplain:     (308) 236-1999
    Fax:                (308) 236-1870
  • Bridge Replacement Project on Poole Road
    Buffalo County is currently soliciting public input on the proposed federal-aid transportation and bridge replacement project in rural Buffalo County.

    Comment form, Mailer form, and Legal Notice
  • Zoning Commission Opening

    Buffalo County is currently is seeking one (1) candidate, who is appointed by the Board of Commissioners, to serve on the Buffalo County Planning and Zoning Commission for a three (3) year term.
  • NOTICE TO BIDDERS - Radio Communications Tower

    SEPARATE, SEALED BIDS will be received at the regular meeting of the Buffalo County Board of Commissioners for the purchase and construction of two radio towers.

    More information and how to submit a bid

     

  • NOTICE TO BIDDERS - Cab & Chassis

    SEPARATE, SEALED BIDS will be received at the regular meeting of the Buffalo County Board of Commissioners for a new Cab & Chassis Lowboy Tractor and a new Cab & Chassis with Dump Body to be used by the Buffalo County Highway Dept.

    More information and how to submit a bid

  • *** COUNTY OFFICES CLOSED ***
    The Buffalo County Offices will be closed Monday January 25 due to the winter storm.
    
Assessor
About this Office


The County Assessor is an elected office with a 4-year term. To occupy the office one must pass a test and hold a valid Nebraska Assessor Certificate from the Property Tax Administrator. The assessor must meet all standards set forth by statute and regulations to maintain the certificate to include 16 hours of continuing education each year.

The Assessor is responsible for the valuation of approximately 25,000 parcels of real estate and 3,250 parcels of personal property. Approximately 1,200 homestead exemption applications and 250 permissive exemption applications are collected and processed. A response is made for many requests from the public or other offices for information, research or copies of public records each year.

Services of this Office

The Assessor's duties are prescribed by Nebraska Statutes, (Chapter 77), and Rules and Regulations promulgated by the Nebraska Property Tax Administrator which have the effect of law.
   
  • Establish and maintain fair and equitable value on all real and personal property within the county. 
  • Attend all meetings of the County Board of Equalization. 
  • Review all applications for religious, charitable and educational tax exemptions.
  • Accept and process homestead exemption applications. 
  • Accept and process personal property schedules.        
  • Verify and maintain a sales file for all property sales within the county.        
  • Respond to requests for information from the public.

Additional services include online property searches and in-office sales file searches.  There may be a fee on copies that are for other than personal use.  Please contact our office for further information.

Assessor Mission Statement

The Buffalo County Assessor’s Office is dedicated to establishing fair and equitable assessments for the citizens of Buffalo County in accordance with state statutes approved by the legislature and regulations set forth by the Nebraska Department of Revenue Property Tax Administrator.

Real Property Change of Address

The Assessor’s office cannot change an address on real property without the permission and authority from the owner of the record. If you desire to have your address changed, please fill out the Change of Address Form and send it to:

Buffalo County Assessor
PO Box 1270
Kearney, NE 68848-1270