Nebraska Revised Statute 14-214
The council shall possess and exercise, by itself or through such methods as it may provide, all executive, legislative or judicial powers of the city, except as otherwise expressly provided by general law or this act. It shall have the power to elect or appoint any officer and define his duties, or any employee it may deem necessary, and any such officer or employee elected or appointed by the council may be removed by it at any time, except as otherwise provided in this act.
Laws 1921, c. 116, art. II, § 13 1/2, p. 428;
C.S.1922, § 3539;
C.S.1929, § 14-214;
R.S.1943, § 14-214.
"This act", defined, see section 14-101.