infrastructure Omaha's Benson community to get $2 million facelift By Associated Press • Jul 14, 2015 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Benson community in Omaha has broken ground on a nearly $2 million project that will widen the business district's sidewalks and provide more parking. Bridge, pavement work top list of Nebraska fuel-tax projects By Associated Press • May 18, 2015 LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials say the state's upcoming fuel tax increase will help replace old bridges, repave county roads and allow work on construction projects to start earlier. Late August deadline for OPS vote on facilities bond issue By Katie Knapp Schubert • Aug 5, 2014 The Omaha Public Schools board has until August 29th to vote on a facilities bond issue for it to go before voters in November. OPS looks to possible $682 million bond issue for facilities By Katie Knapp Schubert • Jul 18, 2014 OPS is looking at a $682 million bond issue for critical infrastructure work, upgrades, and new schools. City Council to vote Tuesday on sewer use fees increase By Katie Knapp Schubert • Jul 14, 2014 Omahans could pay much more in sewer use fees if a proposal before the City Council is approved Tuesday. Omaha Mayor proposes 45 percent increase in sewer use fees By Katie Knapp Schubert • Jun 20, 2014 Omahans could see a substantial increase in their sewer bills. Omaha voters approve bond issues By Katie Knapp Schubert • May 14, 2014 Omaha will move forward with infrastructure and public safety projects. Another bond issue to be decided by Springfield-Platteview voters By Katie Knapp Schubert • Mar 3, 2014 Voters in the Springfield-Platteview School District will once again be asked to approve a bond for infrastructure upgrades. Changes proposed to sewer use fees for some Omaha businesses By Katie Knapp Schubert • Oct 23, 2012 The Omaha City Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday on possible changes to the sewer use fees paid by businesses. Omaha's bond rating downgraded By Katie Knapp Schubert • Sep 24, 2012 It’ll cost the city of Omaha more in interest to borrow money for infrastructure projects.