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New to Ralston

On behalf of the City of Ralston, WELCOME to Ralston, Independence City!! The following is important information that can assist you as you settle into your new home!!
Mayor Donald A. Groesser

CITY SERVICES

City Hall

  • 5500 S. 77th St., Ralston, NE 68127
  • Call City Hall at 402-331-6677
  • Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Mayor, Donald A. Groesser City Clerk/Treasurer, Dolores Costanzo

Fire Department

  • 7629 Park Drive, Ralston, NE 68127
    Station #100
  • Fire Chief - Joe Eischeid, Chief
  • Assistant Fire Chief - Kevin Eischeid
  • Admin. Assistant - Christine Ienn
  • Non-Emergency 402-331-5369
  • Emergency (24 hours) - 911

Police Department

  • 7400 Main St., Ralston, NE 68127
  • Administrative Offices - 402-331-1786
  • Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • After Hours or to have an officer dispatched: 402-444-5802
  • Emergency (24 hours) - 911
  • Chief of Police, Ron Murtaugh

Public Works

  • 8220 Serum Ave., Ralston, NE 68127
  • 402-331-4118
  • Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Dan Freshman, Public Works Director/Building Inspector

LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS

  • Mayor – Donald A. Groesser
  • City Clerk/Treasurer – Dolores Costanzo
  • Economic Development/Marketing Consultantvacant
  • Chief of Police – Ron Murtaugh
  • Director of Public Works/Inspector – Dan Freshman
  • Library Director – Francine Canfield
  • Fire Chief – Joe Eischeid

CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS

  • Ward I - Maureen Konwinski
  • Ward II - Lee Fideline
  • Ward III - Craig Alberhasky
  • Ward IV - Jerry Krause
  • Ward V - Rich Onken
  • Ward VI - Ben Preis

The Ralston City Council convenes on the first and third Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. City Council Chamber is located at Ralston City Hall, 5500 S. 77th St.

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OTHER SERVICES

Chamber of Commerce

  • 5505 Miller Ave., Ralston, NE 68127
  • Phone - 402-339-7737
  • Hours - Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-Noon and
    1 p.m.-4 p.m.
  • Web site- ralstonareachamber.org

Douglas County Treasurer’s Office

  • 1819 Farnam St H-02, Omaha, NE 68183
  • Nearest Branch - Millard Center, 5730 S 144th St., Omaha, NE 68137
  • Phone - 402-444-7103
  • Hours - Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., except the last day of the month, when the hours are extended to 4:30 p.m.
  • Web site - www.dctreasurer.org

Nebraska Humane Society

  • 8929 Fort St., Omaha, NE 68134
  • Phone - 402-444-7800
  • Business Hours - Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-
    7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
  • Web site - www.nehumanesociety.org

Ralston Post Office

  • 7300 Main St., Ralston, NE 68127
  • Phone - 800-275-8777 or 402-331-5739
  • Hours - Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Web site - www.usps.com

Ralston Senior Center

  • 7301 Q St., Ralston, NE 68127
  • Phone - 402-339-4926

RALSTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS

  • Administrative Offices - 8545 Park Dr. - 402-331-4700
  • Ralston Senior High School - 8969 Park Dr. - 402-331-7373
  • Ralston Middle School - 8202 Lakeview - 402-331-4701
  • Blumfield Elementary School - 10310 Mockingbird Dr - 402-331-0891
  • Karen-Western Elementary School - 6224 H St. - 402-731-7477
  • Meadows Elementary School - 9225 Berry St. - 402-339-6655
  • Mockingbird Elementary School - 5100 S. 93rd St. - 402-331-6954
  • Seymour Elementary School - 4900 S. 79th St. - 402-331-0540
  • Wildewood Elementary School - 8071 Ralston Ave. - 402-331-6475
  • Web site - ralstonschools.org

Ralston Recorder

TRASH & RECYCLING

The City of Ralston’s sanitation provider is Papillion Sanitation. Phone number is 402-346-7800.

Please have items placed within five feet of the curb by 6:00 a.m.

Regular Garbage Pickup Schedule

  • North of Main St. – Monday
  • South of Main St. – Tuesday
  • 84th to 90th & Monroe to Harrison – Monday

Yard Waste Pickup Schedule

  • NOTE: Yard waste (grass and leaves only) will be picked up from April 1-November 30 as a separate pickup.
  • North of Main St. – Thursday
  • South of Main St. – Friday
  • 84th to 90th & Monroe to Harrison – Thursday

Recyclables Pickup Schedule

  • NOTE: Recyclables should be placed directly in your blue recycling bin, not placed in separate bags. If you need a blue recycling tub, please call Papillion Sanitation.
  • North of Main St. – Thursday
  • South of Main St. – Tuesday
  • 84th to 90th & Monroe to Harrison – Thursday
  • Containers shall not exceed 35 gallons nor weigh more than 60 lbs. All cans must have handles.
  • Bags should not exceed 35 gallons nor weigh more than 30 lbs.
  • Yard waste: Containers should be marked with “YW” in letters 4” or larger. Biodegradable paper bags may be used; no plastic bags. Branches, brush, etc. should not exceed 4’ in length, 2’ in diameter, nor weigh more than 60 lbs.

RECYCLABLES include:

  • Aluminum and tin (clean aluminum foil, tin cans, aluminum cans and formed aluminum containers such as pie plates)
  • Aerosol cans (such as hairspray cans) and paint cans (must be empty)
  • Paper (newspaper, magazines, brown grocery bags, phone books, catalogs, office paper, junk mail, envelopes, and chipboard such as cereal boxes)
  • Cardboard (break down clean corrugated cardboard boxes or shipping boxes so they are no longer than 2’ x 2’ and place under the bin)
  • Plastic (1 through 7 plastic containers)

Papillion Sanitation will NOT COLLECT glass, styrofoam, rubber bands, plastic bags, soiled paper, tissue paper, paper towels, wax-coated paper, paint or solvents, hazardous waste, tires, or batteries.

Papillion Sanitation will pick up BULKY ITEMS such as furniture and carpet for an extra fee. Please call their office for further information.

HOLIDAYS: Due to landfill closings, Papillion Sanitation will not pick up trash on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, or Christmas. Your service will be delayed one day following these holidays.

 

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