Public Notices


Certification of Values 2023

2023-2024 Budget Notice and Summary



Notice is hereby given that meetings of the Merrick County Board of Equalization and Merrick County Board of Supervisors will be held on Tuesday, September 26, 2023 in the County Board Meeting Room, Merrick County Courthouse, Central City, Nebraska. The County Board of Equalization meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. The Board of Supervisors meeting will begin at 9:05 a.m. Both meetings are open to the public. Agendas for such meetings are kept continuously current and are available for public inspection at the office of the County Clerk in the Merrick County Courthouse during normal business hours.

/s/Trisha Fate-Strobel
Merrick County Clerk



Notice is hereby given that Merrick County’s annual audit, including financial statements and supplemental data for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2022 has been completed by the State Auditor’s Office. The report is now on file and available for inspection by the public at the Merrick County Clerk’s Office and the Nebraska Auditor of Public Accounts Office.


Employment Opportunities

Application for Employment

Full time position for a Truck Driver. Must have or be able to obtain CDL Driver’s License. Apply at the Merrick County Highway Department, 1st Floor of the Merrick County Courthouse, Central City, Nebraska. An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Brent Kunze
Merrick County Highway Superintendent


Merrick County Clerk’s office is taking applications for a full-time office position.  Hours would be from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F. Benefits package includes retirement, health insurance plus paid holidays. Serious candidates must have the ability to multi task with excellent communication skills when working with the public and coworkers; demonstrate proficient computer, typing and organizational skills. Property legal description and accounts payable experience preferred but not required.  Employment applications may be found on the Merrick County website or may be picked up at the Merrick County Clerks Office, 1510 18th Street, Central City, NE between 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. M-F.  Resumes and/or applications with references must be returned to the Merrick County Clerk, P.O. Box 27, Central City, NE  68826. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Merrick County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and subject to Veteran's Preference. 


The Merrick County Board is currently accepting applications for the position of County Surveyor.  This position involves fulfilling all the statutory responsibilities described and defined in Nebraska statutes for the office of the County Surveyor and may be either a part-time or full-time basis as determined by the County Supervisors.  This position shall remain in effect until the next duly elected County Surveyor takes office. Requirements: Any person who is a competent registered land surveyor who is registered pursuant to the Land Surveyors Regulation Act, whether or not a resident of the county.  Salary negotiable but shall not be subject to Neb. Rev. Stat. Section 33-116. Benefits package includes retirement and health insurance. Dental insurance and vision insurance available at employee’s expense. Applications for this position will be accepted until filled.

To apply submit cover letter, resume, and County application to: Trish Fate-Strobel, Merrick County Clerk, 1510 18th Street, P.O. Box 27, Central City, NE 68826.  Merrick County is an equal opportunity employer.

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