Nebraska Revised Statute 85-1512

Chapter 85


Boards; establish election districts; nomination and election of members; qualifications.

Each board shall divide the community college area into five election districts as nearly equal in population as may be practicable and shall transmit the appropriate information pertaining to such election districts to the Secretary of State and to the appropriate election officials within the area. Board members shall be nominated and elected as provided in section 32-514. To be eligible for membership on the board, a person shall be a registered voter and shall have been a resident of the area for six months and, for members representing a district, a resident of the district for six months. No person shall be eligible for membership on a community college board of governors who is an elected or appointed member of any other board relating to education. No member of a community college board of governors shall be employed by the community college area for which he or she serves as a board member. Each member elected to represent a district shall be a resident of the district.


  • Laws 1975, LB 344, § 11;
  • Laws 1981, LB 446, § 35;
  • R.S.1943, (1987), § 79-2646;
  • Laws 1993, LB 239, § 34;
  • Laws 1994, LB 76, § 612;
  • Laws 2013, LB135, § 1.


  • Chapter 79, article 26, the Technical Community College Area Act, is not in violation of Article VIII, section 1A, of the Constitution. State ex rel. Western Technical Com. Col. Area v. Tallon, 196 Neb. 603, 244 N.W.2d 183 (1976).