New Resident Resources

Welcome to Pawnee City, Nebraska! The following information is meant to help you make a smooth transition to our community. If you don't find what you need, please use our contact form or call us at 402-852-2781.

Electric Service

Electric Service within Pawnee City is provided by Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD). Click on the link above to visit their websit. 

Sanitation & Recycling

Sanitation Service is provided by Seneca Sanitation but billed through the City Office and will be included on your water bill. If you are a new resident and you would like sanitation service where there is none, please call us at 402-852-2781 to begin service. Seneca Sanitation provides one GREEN Trash Recepticle to each resident. If you do not have one please call our office and we will give you their contact information to make arrangements. 

Recycling is no longer available at this time. The City is looking into other options so we can start back up Recycling Services again! Stay posted for more updates. 

Chamber of Commerce

The Pawnee City Chamber of Commerce's mission is to promote civic service through the organized efforts of the men and women of the community; to improve the general welfare of the community and quality of life for its citizens through active, constructive projects; to promote civic consciousness in the men and women of the community to better their usefulness as citizens; and to promote and operate exclusively for the charitable, benevolent, educational, patriotic, cultural and civic purposes of the community and surrounding areas.

Water Utilities

Water Utilities are provided and billed by the City of Pawnee City. To start service you'll need to complete an application packet, and pay a $100.00 deposit and $20.00 hook-up fee. You are eligible for a deposit refund after 12-months of on-time payments.

Application packets can be downloaded below and returned via email to or picked up in person at the City Office, hook-up and deposit can be paid by mail, in person, or online. See the Payment Options page for more information. Payment must be received before service can be initiated.

Local Schools

Click the link above to visit the Pawnee City School's website or see our School Page for more information.

Internet Providers

Most residents use one of the two following internet providers. 



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To assist potential new residents in locating rental housing in Pawnee City, we have compiled a list of potential landlords to contact. This list may not be inclusive of all landlords in the area and we cannot guarantee that those listed have any available units.

Download the Landlord List

We have many inquiries at the City Office about properties for rent. If you are a landlord and would like your contact information added to the list, please contact us at 402-852-2781.

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