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Budget Hearing – September 12, 2023


A Budget Hearing of the Chairman and Board of Trustees of the Village of Mead, NE was held September 12, 2023 at the Village Office.  Chairman Thorson called the hearing to order at 6:10 p.m.  Notice of the hearing was provided in advance thereof by posting notice at the Bank of Mead, US Post Office and the Village Office as shown by the certificate of posting notice attached to these minutes.  Advance notice was also provided in the Wahoo Newspaper, the Chairman and all members of the Board of Trustees.  All proceedings were held while the convened hearing was open to the public.  Present were Chairman William Thorson; Trustees Jason Lee, Jason Felty, Daniel Simon, and Richard Wielage.  Also present was Clerk/Treasurer June Moline.  Guests were Laurie VanAckeren, Cara Simon, Jennifer Lee, Kylee Hickman, and Sara Else.


The hearing was called to order with roll call.


Posting of the Open Meetings Law was noted as hanging on the wall at the front entrance.


Motion by Lee, second by Simon, to adopt the agenda.  Vote: Lee-yes, Simon-yes, Thorson-yes, Wielage-yes, Felty-yes; motion carried 5-0.


Thorson stated the purpose of the hearing was to hear testimony of support, opposition, criticism, suggestions, or observations for the proposed October 1, 2023 through September 30, 2024 fiscal year budget.


Thorson called for public input. Cara Simon questioned the final budget for the Library.


Motion by Wielage, second Thorson, to adjourn at 6:13 p.m.  Vote: Simon-yes, Thorson-yes, Wielage-yes, Felty-yes, Lee-yes; motion carried 5-0.


William Thorson, Chairman                                                                  June Moline, Clerk