NPPD Economic Development Services for 2019

Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has finalized economic development activities for 2019. The goal is to assist communities with their economic development goals and strategies and reach as many business prospects, corporate real estate professionals, and site selection consultants while providing a strong message about the business climate and opportunities in Nebraska.

In 2019, NPPD will be exhibiting or attending events targeting:

  • biologic,
  • food processing,
  • dairy,
  • ethanol
  • data center sectors.

NPPD-served communities are eligible to participate in these activities accompanied by our Economic Development Team. Local participants are responsible for their own travel, lodging, food, and miscellaneous expenses. The NPPD team will coordinate:

  • booth logistics
  • set up appointments
  • arrange hotel accommodations.

If you are interested in attending one or more of these events, please complete the registration form (link provided below).

Please take a few moments and review the activities described below. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Mary Plettner, NPPD Economic Development Manager, at 402-563-5534.

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RESCHEDULED: 2019 Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund Qualified Allocation Plan Public Hearing

December 3, 2018 (LINCOLN, NEB.) – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts, in accordance with an executive order from President Donald J. Trump, announced that all State buildings will be closed on Wednesday, December 5, in memorial of President George H.W. Bush, who passed away this past Friday. Subsequently, the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has rescheduled its public hearing for the Proposed 2019 Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund (NAHTF) Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP), originally scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2018. The public hearing is rescheduled for Wednesday, December 19, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. (CST) at DED, located at the State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska (Fourth Floor).


The public comment period for the 2019 NAHTF QAP is open until January 2, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. (CST). The QAP can be accessed on the Department’s website at Copies of the QAP can also be obtained by contacting Pamela Otto at 800-426-6505, 402-471-4388 or


All mailed and emailed written comments must be received by close of business on January 2, 2019, addressed to: Pamela Otto, Housing Coordinator, Nebraska Department of Economic Development, P.O. Box 94666, Lincoln, NE 68509-4666. Comments can be emailed to:


Individuals requiring sensory accommodations, including interpreter services, Braille, large print or recorded materials should contact Pamela Otto at 402-471-4388.


Los individuos no hablan Inglés y los individuos con discapacidad podrán solicitar las ayudas y servicios auxiliares necesarios para la participación de contacto con el Departamento de Desarrollo Económico PO Box 94666, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-4666, o

Reprinted from a News Release from the Department of Economic Development