The Columbus Economic Development Fund is revenue collected through the LB 840 authorized sales tax. The city’s Economic Development Plan (PDF) was prepared to meet the requirements of the LB 840 ballot measure which was approved by voters on May 9, 2006. The plan aims to describe the goals and eligibility of potential projects that can help economic development here in Columbus.
Creating an Application
To create an application under the LB 840 Plan, please download and fill out the application (PDF). Completed applications can be emailed to the following individuals:
Email David Bell Loup Power District Development and Marketing Director Office Phone: (402) 564-3171 Ex 257 Cell Phone: (402) 910-8903
Email Tara Vasicek City of Columbus City Administrator Office Phone: (402) 562-4233 Cell Phone: (402) 363-1610