The Village of Allen has a mayor-council form of government.



Jay Jones

Council Members

Dean Chase
Brett Koeppe
Judy Nice
Derick Nice

City Clerk/Treasurer

Jean Rahn

100 E 2nd Street

Allen, NE

Phone: (402) 635-2444

Utilities Superintendent

Gunner Tracy



Fire Protection

Fire protection is provided to the Allen-Waterbury community by a 27-member volunteer fire department. The department also provides protection to areas outside the community and responds to mutual aid calls with area communities.


There are 9 certified EMT’s and 4 EMS/First Responders.


Law Enforcement

The Village of Allen is policed by the Dixon County Sheriff’s department which utilizes standard equipment for patrol, basic investigation, enforcing traffic law, and report writing.



Dixon County Government



City Utilities, Permits and Ordinances

Contact the City Clerk for help with the following services:


Water The municipal water system in Allen is supplied by two wells.  The quality of water in Allen does not necessitate a water treatment plant.
Sewerage & Solid Waste Disposal The Village of Allen has a municipal lagoon sewerage system.  Allen’s solid waste disposal service is provided by the city. Waste is taken to the disposal site in Jackson, Nebraska, 18 miles east, which has an estimated life of more than 100 years.
Pet License Due July 1st – must provide proof of vaccination
Sewer Rates

Residential & Domestic – $40.00

Commercial – $41.00

Water Rates

Residential and Commercial

Customer Charge $19.00

Gallon charge per 1000 gals. $1.50

Garbage & Sanitation Rates

Residential Flat Rate

Base Charge $20.40

Commercial – price varies according to size of containers

Tree & Grass Dump Site West edge of town
Recycling Across the street from the firehall


Other Utilities

Electricity The Village of Allen receives power from NNPPD.
Phone The Village of Allen receives local phone service from Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company.