2023 Commissioner Meeting Dates: all meetings start at 9 a.m. An agenda will be uploaded under the Commissioner’s Tab and Agenda when one is available. All agenda’s close at noon on the Thursday prior to the meeting on Tuesday.

January 10     January 24     February 14     February 28     March 14     March 28     April 11     April 25

May 9     May 23      June 13     June 27(Year-End Mtg)     July 11 (1st Mtg of New Fiscal Year)     July 25     August 8

August 22     September 12     September 26     October 10     October 24     November 14     November 28

December 12      December 26



HOLIDAY:                                         DATE HOLIDAY OBSERVED BY DAWES COUNTY:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day                                                 01-16-2023

President’s Day                                                                   02-20-2023

Good Friday                                                                         04-07-2023  (close at noon)

Arbor Day                                                                             04-28-2023

Memorial Day                                                                       05-29-2023

Juneteenth (National Independence Day)                         06-19-2023

Independence Day                                                               07-04-2023

Labor Day                                                                             09-04-2023

Columbus Day                                                                      10-09-2023

Veteran’s Day                                                                       11-10-2023

Thanksgiving                                                                        11-23-2023

Day After Thanksgiving                                                       11-24-2023

Christmas Eve                                                                     12-24-2023 (Sunday, No extra day)

Christmas Day                                                                     12-25-2023

New Year’s Day 2023                                                           1-1-2024

***Per Nebraska State Statute 25-2221, if any holiday falls on Sunday, the following Monday shall be observed as the holiday.

If the holiday falls on Saturday, the preceding Friday shall be observed as the holiday.

All days declared by the President or proclamation of the Governor to be a holiday will also be honored by Dawes County.

*Seasonal, part-time, or temporary employees will not be eligible for holiday leave.

Farmer's Market

Open year-round on a weekly basis!
Friday's 11 AM - 4 PM
Saturday's 8 AM - 1PM


In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Dawes County will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs or activities. Dawes County does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices.

This notice is provided as required by Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information or accommodation regarding the ADA and Section 504 may be forwarded to the designated ADA/Section 504 Coordinator:

Dawes County Human Resources
250 Main Street, Suite 13
Chadron, NE 69337
(308) 432-8930