Jerad Shepard Chief of Police
Chief of Police
Mayor and City Council are proud to announce, that we hired Jared Shepard for our Chief of Police. He started with Minatare January 3, 2022.

Jared began his career in law enforcement with the Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s Office in December of 20211 and graduated from the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center Basic Academy in April of 2012. He remained employed by the Sheriff’s Office to mid-2016 when he and hiss family moved to Washington State. Jared worked as an officer for the city of Wenatchee for just over 5 years before he and his family relocated back to the Scottsbluff area.

Throughout his career Jared has served in the capacity of a Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, School Resource Officer and SWAT Team Operator, and now the New Chief of Police for Minatare NE. Jared and his wife have two daughters, Ruth and Bette. Jared and his family are happy to be back in Western Nebraska with family and friends.

Jared has appointed Matt Rockwell as his fulltime Officer, Matt has 23 years in law Enforcement and is respected by all of his peers. They make a GREAT Team.


City Council Agenda
City Council Agenda
CITY OF MINATARE/ COUNCIL MEETING JUNE 21,2022 The Minatare City Council will meet in regular session on Tuesday, June 21,2022 in open and public session at 6:00 pm in the Council Room Library. AGENDA Pledge of Allegiance Open Meeting Law Poster Accept consent Agenda: (Agenda, Minutes, Claims) OLD BUSINESS Schwartz Subdivision City Sales Tax NEW BUISNESS: Kevin Stall Cats Raymond Schwendt: Water Complaint Security Camera Estimate STREET DEPARTMENT: Christmas light wiring POLICE DEPT: Carolyn Direction for nuisance ordinance ADJOURN NEXT MEETING JULY 19, 2022 City of Minatare reserves the right to adjourn into executive session per Nebraska Revised Statutes, Section 84-1410 (Reissue 2008")