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Village Office Closed


The Village of Platte Center Office is closed February 22nd-February 27th, 2024. The office will open on February 28th, 2024. 

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Preschool Registration


Lakeview Community Schools Preschool is now accepting applications for borth the Shell Creek and the Platte Center Preschool locations beginning on February 1st, 2024. 

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Apply for Emergency Rent & Utility Help


Rental Assitance

If you are a renter who was financially impacted during the pandemic and are now behind on rent or utility payments, you may quilify for help with:

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Frozen Pipes Notice


The frigid cold is quickly approaching. Major tips to avoid frozen pipes!

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Christmas Lights Contest is Back!!!!!


Christmas Lights Contest is Back!!!!!

Attached is the link for voting.  VOTE HERE!

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Santa is Coming to Platte Center!


Santa is Coming to Platte Center!

Santa will arrive on a Fire Truck around 6pm at the Auditorium. 

Bring the kids to enjoy the Magic of Santa! Write a letter to the North Pole, and other activities

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Open Village Board Position


The Village of Platte Center is looking to fill a vacant Board of Trustees Position at the November 14th, 2023 meeting. The vacant position has 3 years left of the term. If you are interested in filling the position please write a letter of interest to the Village of Platte Center prior to November 14th, 2023. Letters will be accepted through email at or through the Drop Box at the front of the Auditorium. Letters of interest must be submitted in order to be eligable for nomination. Please submit 24 hours prior to the meeting.  The meeting is November 14th, 2023 at 7pm. 

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Garbage Utility Rates


The Village of Platte Center in affiliation with Bud's Sanitary Service regret to inform of Garbage utility rate changes. Due to rising costs of insurance, fuel, salaries, retainment of emplolyees, maintenance and other factors, the Village of Platte Center has raised to the cost of service to $20.25 per month for one tote. Each additional tote will cost $5 extra. This breaks down to $5.06 per week. 

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Interested in a Neighborhood Watch?


Are you interested in a neighborhood watch program for the Village of Platte Center? The Village of Platte Center, along side Lori Woosley-Uden is exploring the options for a neighborhood watch program in town. Please reach out to Lori via Facebook if interested. 

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Hiring: Auditorium Custodian


The Village of Platte Center is looking to hire an Auditorium Custodian. Pay is $27 per hour. About 5 hours per month. If you are in interested please call Nicolette at 402-246-2135. 

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Error in Water Bills


There has been an error in Water Bills. Most bills are showing 0 consumption for water. The meter did not read correctly. Please be aware of this as next month's water bill will be higher than this months. The current bills are only base rates. Please budget accordingly. We appreciate your patience in this matter. If you have any questions, please feel free to call. 402-246-2135.

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Village Board Meeting Date Change


The Village Board of Trustees meeting date has changed from July 11th, 2023, to July 18th, 2023. 7PM, Village Office. 

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5 Days of 4th of July Fun!


Gear up for the most exciting celebration each year in Platte Center over the 4th of July Holiday!

We have 5 days jam-packed with fun for the whole family in store for you for the 51st Anniversary of the 4th of July Parade!

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Email Change


Email Address Change

The Village of Platte Center has changed the email address from the former "" to 

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Garage Sales April 29th


Village Wide Garage Sales

Below are the Garage Sale Listings for this Saturday, April 29th


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