The Wakefield Community Redevelopment Authority is now accepting proposals for the residential lot located at 618 Winter Street.  For the complete “Request for Proposal” document click here.

The Wakefield Community Redevelopment Authority is conducting a housing survey to assist in the completion of the 2021 City of Wakefield Housing Study. If you live or work in the community, you are encouraged to complete the survey. The information gathered will be valuable in the future development of our community. Surveys are available online or can be picked up at the City office.

Citizen Housing Survey


In 2007, the residents of Wakefield approved a 1% local sales tax by a 2 to 1 margin. This meant that eligible sales would be taxed at 6.5% vs. Nebraska’s state sales tax rate of 5.5%. The tax was implemented Oct. 1, 2007 and expires Oct. 1, 2022. The primary purpose of the tax was for economic development activities including funding for a new swimming pool.  Read more here!


You can now pay your City of Wakefield utility bills online using a checking/savings account, MasterCard, Discover or VISA!  You must have your customer number (located in the top right hand corner of your bill) in order to make an online payment.  Click here to make a payment.


Wakefield Alerts

Wakefield Utility Customers, sign up now for Wakefield City Alerts.  To change language, click on the drop box under name and email address.  Please let your friends, family and neighbors know.

Miembros de Wakefield Community, REGISTRATE AHORA para alertas de Wakefield.  Puede inscribirse en la Oficina de la Ciudad o hacer clic en el siguiente enlace: https://ne-wakefield.regroup.com/signup.  Para cambiar el idioma, haga clic el cuadro desplegable bajo nombre y direccion de correo electronico.  Deje que sus amigos, familiars y vecinos se inscriban ahora.


The City of Wakefield’s Annual Occupation Tax Report for Fiscal Year ending 9/30/20 is now available for review. Occupation Tax Report