Nebraska Revised Statute 81-829.51

Chapter 81 Section 829.51

81-829.51.

Local government; school district; educational service unit; emergency expenditures; vote of governing body; when.

(1)(a) In the event of a disaster, emergency, or civil defense emergency, each local government may make emergency expenditures, enter into contracts, and incur obligations for emergency management purposes regardless of existing statutory limitations and requirements pertaining to appropriation, budgeting, levies, or the manner of entering into contracts.

(b) In the event of a disaster, emergency, or civil defense emergency, each school district or educational service unit may make emergency expenditures, enter into contracts, and incur obligations for emergency management purposes and to minimize the disruption to education services regardless of existing statutory limitations and requirements pertaining to appropriation, budgeting, or the manner of entering into contracts.

(2) If any such expenditure, contract, or obligation will be in excess of or in violation of existing statutory limitations or requirements, then before any such expenditure, contract, or obligation is undertaken it shall be approved by a vote of the governing body of such local government, school district, or educational service unit. The governing body may not vote its approval unless it has secured a copy of the proclamation as provided in section 81-829.50 from the city, village, county, or interjurisdictional emergency management director serving such local government, school district, or educational service unit. For school districts and educational service units, the proclamation shall be secured from the county in which the school district or principal office of the educational service unit is located.

Source

  • Laws 1951, c. 315, § 10(2), p. 1081;
  • R.R.S.1943, § 81-829.23;
  • Laws 1973, LB 494, § 16;
  • Laws 1996, LB 43, § 31;
  • Laws 2015, LB283, § 5.