The Platte County Clerk
Diane C. Pinger
2610 14th Street
Columbus, NE 68601
Hours from: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday -
The County Clerk is located on the first floor, east side of the Platte
County Courthouse building on 26th Avenue, 14th Street in Columbus NE.
COUNTY CLERK DUTIES: The
County Clerk's duties include recording all proceedings of the County Board
and attending all Board meetings, including meetings of the County Board of
Supervisors. The County 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 is responsible for all the official
bonds, county insurance, and the safety committee. Another duty includes
keeping records pertaining to the layout, changes and improvements to roads.
Each year before February 1st, the clerk reports to the Secretary of State
the names of all county officials, their signatures, and their seals of
office. The County Clerk may appoint a deputy for whose acts the clerk will
be responsible. In Platte County, the County Clerk is responsible for the
budget, and the accounting of the Vendor Claims and Payroll Claims for all
County Offices and Departments.
SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
Superintendent of School records were transferred to the
County Clerk’s office on July 1, 2000. The school census records date from
1902 until 1999.