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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Tree Disposal Site Open Until Monday, June 26, 2017

The tree disposal site, which is the old city dump, is open until Monday, June 26, 2017.  Take advantage of the tree disposal site being open and dispose of all limbs and branches from your yard at no cost.  Please extend a neighborly ge...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Swimming Pool Considerations

Are you thinking of having a pool on your property this summer?  Whether you are installing an above or below ground pool or even just a kiddie pool, you’ll want to review these Swimming Pool Considerations to help keep everyon...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

2017 Motorboat Safety Course

The Fremont Parks and Recreation is hosting a Motorboat Safety Course on Saturday, July 8, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the City Auditorium.  The course will be given by a trained instructor from the Nebraska Game and Parks.  The ...

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Posted on: July 23, 2014

May 5, 2014 – U.S. Supreme Court rejects challenge to Fremont’s immigration law

In 2012, U.S. District Judge Laurie Smith Camp struck down the rental requirement as a violation of housing safeguards and the federal government’s authority to regulate immigration.

A year later, in a 2-1 decision, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of App...Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2014

April 10, 2014 – Housing portion of Fremont’s Ordinance No. 5165 begin today

Fremont voters approved the ordinance last June 2010. In an effort to preserve financial resources and follow the advice of legal counsel, the City Council had previously suspended enforcement of the law until the courts make a decision on the legal chall...Read on...

Posted on: November 5, 2010

November 5 - Nebraska Supreme Court Decides Against Review in Fremont Immigration Ordinance Lawsuit

The Nebraska Supreme Court will leave questions of whether the city of Fremont has the legal authority to enact a local immigration ordinance to the federal courts.

The Fremont ordinance is currently being challenged by the American Civil Liberties Un...Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2010

September 9 - Hazleton Immigration Ordinance struck down by 3rd Circuit Court

The 3rd Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals has struck down a Hazleton, PA immigration ordinance on the grounds that it interferes with the federal government’s authority to regulate immigration.

The Hazleton law had some similarities to the Fremont ...Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2010

September 8 - Federal District Court Judge submits question to the Nebraska Supreme Court

U.S. District Court Judge Laurie Smith Camp has submitted a formal question to the Nebraska Supreme Court related to Fremont’s local immigration ordinance. The question for the state’s high court concerns whether the City of Fremont has the legal authori...Read on...

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Posted on: August 17, 2010

August 17 - City Budgets for Immigration Ordinance Costs

(Fremont) -- In preparation for the 2011 budget for the fiscal year beginning
October 1, 2010, the City of Fremont has prepared a projection of potential costs related to the immigration ordinance now being defended in the courts.

Based on estimates...Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2010

August 17 - City Files Brief in Immigration Case

Kris Kobach, the attorney representing Fremont in defense of the immigration ordinance, filed his brief regarding the jurisdiction question in federal court yesterday. The brief argues that the federal courts do have jurisdiction in this matter.Read on...

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Posted on: July 27, 2010

July 27 - Immigration ordinance on City Council agenda tonight at 7 p.m.

Tonight at 7 p.m. the Fremont City Council takes up two issues related to the local immigration ordinance passed by the voters last month. The Council will consider a resolution to suspend implementation and enforcement in preparation for legal defense o...Read on...

Posted on: July 23, 2010

July 23 - City Council to consider suspending immigration ordinance

In anticipation of a temporary restraining order, the Fremont City Council will consider a resolution suspending implementation and enforcement of the local immigration ordinance passed in a special election June 21, 2010.

Until the Council mak...Read on...

Posted on: July 16, 2010

July 16 - City of Fremont Prepares to Implement Illegal Immigration Law

July 16 – The City of Fremont is preparing to implement the local illegal immigration ordinance passed last month. New forms to obtain a renter’s license and for employer business licensing will be available starting July 27, 2010 in the City Clerk’s Off...Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2010

July 13 - City of Fremont Planning for Implementation

July 13 -- Following the anticipated Fremont City Council vote certifying the County’s election results, the City is making plans to implement the immigration ordinance effective July 29th.

Forms and procedures related to rental housing will be manag...Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2010

July 13 - City of Fremont Responds to ACLU Nebraska

July 13 - The City of Fremont received an open records request for documents from ACLU Nebraska Thursday July 8, 2010. The request for materials concerns the recently passed local ordinance and related city business. The request is comprehensive and date...Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2010

June 22 - Fremont passes local immigration ordinance

June 22 -- The citizens of Fremont have passed a petition initiated ordinance relating to immigration. The unofficial vote tally was 3906 in favor and 2908 opposed.

On June 29th the County made the results official. The City Council will officially re...Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2010

June 24 - City of Fremont Accepts Contributions for Legal Costs

The City of Fremont has set up an avenue to contribute to the City’s legal and other costs associated with defending the ordinance passed at the June 21st election. These donations may be made to:

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