The Village of Brownville Board


The Village Office is located in the Town Hall (the Opera House).  The office is open from 1pm to 3pm Monday through Friday.  

Chairman: Martin F. Hayes

Vice Chairman: Josh Russell

Board Member:  Terry Vice

Board Member:  Andrea Rinkleff

Board Member:  Bailey Bindle

Board Member: Josh Russell

Park Commissioner: Terry Vice

Purchasing Agent: Andrea Rinkleff

Water/Sewer Commissioner: Josh Russell

Street Commissioners: all board members

Fire Department:
Fire Chief: J.D Gentert
(no president at this time)
(no EMT service at this time)

The Village of Brownville operates in accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law. (Our Full Statement

Village Information

Merchants of Brownville

The Merchants of Brownville (MOB) is a civic-minded membership organization which unites businesses, individuals, and organizations in the marketing and promotion of tourism and enhancement of the economic and business environment of Historic Brownville.  The MOB maintains this website listing ALL the entities in Brownville with links to their own websites or Facebook pages, publishes the Calendar of Annual Events brochure and maintains a Community Calendar with a complete listing of ALL events in Brownville which goes out in a monthly newsletter e-mail.

President: Tom Vacek (402)418-2454

Vice President:  Ron Heskett, Whiskey Run Creek Winery, 402-825-4601(W)

Secretary: John Lauber, Brownville Market & Tours,

Mary Lauber, Mary’s Emporium,

2018 Members

​A special thanks to our 2018 Members for their support in marketing and promoting Brownville!


Carie Allen
Brownville Market
Brownville Tours
Brownville Village Theater
The Cottage
DD Art Store
Loren Entz Fine Arts
Peggy Groff
Ron Heskett
John Lokke Art
Mary's Emporium
New Earth Clay Pottery
River View Glass
Whiskey Run Creek Winery
Steve Woerth
Wright Books
​Sweetwater Brooms & Engraving
​Lone Tree Saloon Gift Shop
​The Hill House 


Brownville Celebration & Freedom Run - Deborah Solie

Brownville Fine Arts Association - Caroline Allen

Brownville Concert Series - Jan Chism Wright

Brownville Historical Society - Bob Chitwood

Brownville Village Theatre - Mitchell Bean

Village of Brownville

Brownville Community Foundation
The Captain Meriwether Lewis Dredge Museum