S.U.R.E. (Spruce Up Ralston's Environment) Clean-Up Day
Saturday, April 26

Saturday, April 26, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. residents and business of Ralston can dispose of their trash and lawn waste dumpsters located at the Public Works Building, 8220 Serum Avenue.

No fee to use the service for Ralston residents who present a Driver's License and Ralston businesses who provide proof of their Ralston business. Donations will be accepted for downtown Ralston beautification.

  • Please separate garbage and lawn waste.
  • There is a $2.00 charge for each passenger or light truck tire. Medium truck and tractor tires need to be de-rimed and cut-up, and priced on site.
  • No motor oil - check with your local gas station.
  • No paint, lacquer or stains, auto paint, or inks - check with www.underthesink.org.
  • No flammables.
  • No leaking cans or cans without labels.
  • No appliances with Freon (you must bring a receipt fi you have had it professionally drained).
  • No more than one computer system per load allowed.
  • More details...

One week prior to S.U.R.E. Clean-Up day, tree branches up to 6 inches in diameter can be taken to the Public Works yard anytime between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please leave branches long enough for chipping.

Ralston senior citizens and businesses needing help removing debris can contact Mark Krzemien at Don & Ron's CARSTAR Collision Center at 402-331-0520

Ralston's 16th Annual S.U.R.E. (Spruce Up Ralston's Environment) Clean-Up Day is sponsored by the Ralston Jaycees, Ralston Area Chamber of Commerce, City of Ralston and Papillion Sanitation.

For more information call the Ralston Chamber of Commerce at 402-339-7737 or the City of Ralston at 402-331-6677.


March & April 2014

The Omaha Lancers and UNO's Men's Basketball are not the only reasons to come to the Ralston Arena this Winter. Public Ice skating continues through the month of March. Click here for a partial list of upcoming events for March and April, or go to RalstonArena.com to view all scheduled events.



The City is accepting online payment for many services. Recently added is the ability to use your favorite credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express) to pay for building and plumbing permits as well as licenses.

This service is in addition to the payments that are accepted online by the Ralston Police Department. You can request and pay for a police report online or pay a parking ticket online.

All waiverable traffic citations may also be paid online through the State of Nebraska Web site. If your traffic citation indicates at the bottom that it is "waiverable" and it has dollar amounts filled in, then the citation is eligible to be paid online.

To access the online reports and payment options for the Ralston Police Department, hover over the Police Department link on the left side of any City Web page and choose the link you want.



The City of Ralston has a new program to offer savings on prescription drugs to residents who are without health insurance, a traditional benefits plan, or have prescriptions that are not covered by insurance.

The Prescription Discount Card is made available to residents by the City of Ralston in collaboration with the National League of Cities (NLC) and is made possible through Ralston's membership in NLC.

The card is FREE to all Ralston residents, regardless of age, income, or existing health insurance. By using this card you may save an average of 23% off the regular retail price of prescription drugs at participating pharmacies

Residents may pick up a City of Ralston discount card at the following locations:

  • Ralston City Hall
  • Ralston Police Dept.
  • Baright Library
  • Ralston Senior Center
  • Ralston Arena

Or CLICK HERE to print a City of Ralston card.

For questions about the card or to see a list of participating pharmacies CLICK HERE or call toll free at 1-888-620-1749.

This is not insurance. Discounts are only available at participating pharmacies. By using this card, participants agree to pay the entire prescription cost less any applicable discount. Savings may vary by drug and pharmacy.

Our Mission - Who We Are Today

The City of Ralston is a dedicated and caring team of volunteers, staff, and officials who provide high-quality, equitably priced services to sustain a safe and progressive community that supports family values.

Vision - Our Preferred Future

The City of Ralston will deliver economic, creative, cultural, and community development strategies to generate a quality of life that is a beacon of dynamic and independent small town culture within the metro area.

Read the City of Ralston's Strategic Plan

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