Welcome to the Dakota County Clerk's Website

At the Dakota County Clerk's office we strive to provide the public with quick and efficient service. We hope this website will help you find the resources or information you need to complete your desired task. This website is provided as a convenience to the public, however it's upkeep and maintenance is not a statutory requirement of the County Clerk. The County Clerk's Office is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. except Holidays. Please note that the website DAKOTACOUNTYNE.ORG is a separate website managed by Dakota County and should not be mistaken with this website.

Joan Spencer, County Clerk

Joan Spencer, County Clerk

                 Dakota County Clerk           
                 1601 Broadway Street                 
                 P.O. Box 39                              
                 Dakota City, NE 68731-0039        
                 Phone: (402) 987-2125              


      TTY (text telephone) machine (for the deaf) General election
      inquiries,  comments and concerns:  402-471-7229

COUNTY CLERK DUTIES: The County Clerk's duties include recording all proceedings of the County Board and attending all its meetings. They must also attend all meetings of the County Board of Equalization as provided in section 77-1501. The Clerk must countersign all warrants issued by the Board which have been signed by the chairman. Special duties, as required by law may also be necessary. The Clerk must keep a record of all official bonds. The Clerk must also report to the Secretary of State the names of all county officials, their signatures and their seals of office before February 1 every year. The County Clerk may also appoint a deputy for whose acts the clerk will be responsible. The county treasurer, sheriff, register of deeds, or surveyor may not be appointed as deputies.


Unclaimed Property - Patrons may access the state website at www.treasurer.org and complete a request electronically. Or they may contact the office at 402 471 8497 or 877 572 9688. Patrons will most likely need to provide identifying data to determine if they have unclaimed property to claim.

Notices and Upcoming Events

Board Meetings are held at the Dakota County Courthouse Board Room unless noted otherwise.

08/29/2016 Board Meeting at 3:00 p.m.

09/05/2016 Closed - Labor Day

09/12/2016 Board Meeting at 3:00 p.m.

09/26/2016 Board Meeting at 3:00 p.m.

10/10/2016 Board Meeting at 3:00 p.m.

10/24/2016 Board Meeting at 3:00 p.m.

11/07/2016 Board Meeting at 3:00 p.m.

11/11/2016 Closed - Veterans Day

11/21/2016 Board Meeting at 3:00 p.m.

11/24 & 25/2016 Closed - Thanksgiving

12/05/2016 Board Meeting at 3:00 p.m.

12/19/2016 Board Meeting at 3:00 p.m.

12/26/2016 Closed - Christmas