PROCEEDINGS – VILLAGE OF MEAD BOARD OF TRUSTEES
April 11, 2023
A Regular Meeting of the Chairman and Board of Trustees of the Village of Mead, NE was held April 11, 2023 at the Village Office. Chairman William Thorson called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. Notice of the meeting was provided in advance thereof by posting notice at the Bank of Mead, U.S. Post Office, and the Village Office as shown by the certificate of posting notice attached to these minutes. Advance notice was also provided to all members of the Board of Trustees. All proceedings were held while the convened meeting was open to the public. Answering roll call were Chairman William Thorson; Board of Trustees Jason Lee, Daniel Simon, and Richard Wielage. Absent was Trustee Jason Felty. Also present was Clerk June Moline. Guest was Andy Jackson.
The posting of the Open Meetings Law was noted as posted at the entrance.
Motion by Wielage, second by Lee, to adopt the agenda. Vote: Felty-absent, Lee-yes, Simon-yes, Thorson-yes, Wielage-yes; motion carried 4-0.
The minutes of the March 14 Regular Meeting were accepted.
Trustee Felty entered the meeting at 6:02 p.m.
Motion by Wielage, second by Simon, to approve the Treasurer’s Report showing $1,219,591.22 total checking/savings balance ending March 31, 2023. Vote: Lee-yes, Simon-yes, Thorson-yes, Wielage-yes, Felty-yes; motion carried 5-0.
Motion by Simon, second by Thorson, to approve the claims of $126,794.78 for payment. Vote: Simon-yes, Thorson-yes, Wielage-yes, Felty-yes, Lee-yes; motion carried 5-0. Claims being:
|5069||Wahoo Utilities||Contracted Services Feb 2023||$874.06|
|711||Kathleen Frahm||Refund Utilities Deposit||$150.00|
|5070||NE Public Health Environmental Lab||Water Tests||$15.00|
|4256||Shannon Luetkenhaus||Cell Phone Mar 2023||$70.00|
|5071||Mellen & Associates Inc||Actuator WTP||$2,832.03|
|5072||Bomgaars||Supplies, Hose, Hammer||$207.88|
|112||Village of Mead Water Fund||USDA – Reimburse Invoice – Water Project||$2,832.03|
|31623||USDA||Loan Water Project 2017||$84,827.00|
|133518||Eakes Office Solutions||Office, Custodial Supplies||$564.57|
|5073||Eakes Office Solutions||Office, Custodial Supplies||$186.35|
|4258||Eakes Office Solutions||Office, Custodial Supplies||$186.35|
|32323||Matrix Trust Company||414(h) Plan||$465.10|
|32423||Internal Revenue Service||SS/Med/FIT Mar 2023||$2,228.34|
|32523||Nebraska Department of Revenue||SIT Qtr 1 2023||$965.24|
|5074||Hawkins Inc||Water Products||$432.55|
|133527||Marvin Planning Consulting LLC||Consulting Comprehensive Plan||$1,100.00|
|133528||Mead Signs||Off-road Decals 2023 (35)||$175.00|
|133529||Menards – Elkhorn||Supplies, Playground Equipment||$614.83|
|5075||Menards – Elkhorn||Supplies||$171.62|
|4261||Menards – Elkhorn||Supplies||$16.24|
|5076||USA Blue Book||Hydrant Diffuser||$88.09|
|133532||Chase Ink||Intuit Subscription, Library Supplies/Materials||$950.81|
|5078||Chase Ink||Intuit Subscription||$124.80|
|4263||Chase Ink||Intuit Subscription||$124.80|
|133533||Black Hills Energy||Natural Gas||$120.95|
|5079||Black Hills Energy||Natural Gas||$17.54|
|4264||Black Hills Energy||Natural Gas||$17.54|
|5080||Core and Main||Charger Command Link||$68.43|
|4265||Core and Main||Charger Command Link||$68.42|
|5081||One Call Concepts||Locate Fees||$1.60|
|133531||Raider-Nation Autoplex||Oil Change Pick-up||$16.67|
|5077||Raider-Nation Autoplex||Oil Change Pick-up||$16.66|
|4262||Raider-Nation Autoplex||Oil Change Pick-up||$16.66|
|133535||Post Office||Stamps (2)||$126.00|
|5082||Post Office||Stamps (2)||$126.00|
|4266||Post Office||Stamps (2)||$126.00|
|133536||Petty Cash – Library||Postage, Supplies||$73.74|
|40523||NE Dept of Revenue||Sales Tax Mar 2023||$725.42|
|133537||Konecky Oil Co||Fuel||$175.23|
|5083||Konecky Oil Co||Fuel||$77.94|
|4267||Konecky Oil Co||Fuel||$77.94|
|133538||Mead Lawn and Farm LLC||Zoning Admin (3), Building Inspections (6)||$180.00|
|40623||Matrix Trust Company||414(h) Plan||$464.80|
|133544||JEO Consulting Group Inc||Engineering First/Pine St Project through 3/31/23||$11,580.00|
|133545||Omaha Public Power District||Electricity||$991.00|
|5084||Omaha Public Power District||Electricity||$1,351.17|
|4270||Omaha Public Power District||Electricity||$248.11|
|133539||Post Office||Postage – Clark Variance, Occ Tax||$58.41|
UTILITIES/MAINTENANCE SUPERINTENDENT: Shannon Luetkenhaus
A written report was presented showing monthly tasks completed: flushing hydrants, replacing playground equipment, locating curb stops, and daily tasks at the Water Treatment Plant. Future tasks include: completing work at the park, painting parking lines, and locating curb stops on the south side of the railroad tracks. Reported needed maintenance of hydrants within the village and running of a water line at the shed located at the WTP.
BUILDING AND ZONING ADMINISTRATOR: Terry Miller
Building Permit 23-05 issued to Rodney and Peggy Wimer, 28 N. Oak Street, to install a roof over the patio was accepted.
The minutes of the April 4 Library Board Meeting were accepted.
CLERK REPORT: June Moline
Moline reported on Dog and Cat Vaccination / License Day held on March 25, Marilyn Jensen has agreed to care for the median this year, and contact has been made with the City of Wahoo for mosquito control in 2023. The board was reminded of the April 12 joint meeting with the Planning Commission to discuss zoning and subdivision regulations as part of the Comprehensive Plan update.
Motion by Wielage, second Simon, to approve Master Agreement Work Order for SCADA On-Call Services with Olsson for 2023. Vote: Thorson-yes Wielage-yes, Felty-yes, Lee-yes, Simon-yes; motion carried 5-0.
Lee introduced and motioned to waive three readings of Ordinance No. 810, Rescind Ordinance No. 542, Municipal Dump Rates. Simon seconded the motion. Vote: Wielage-yes, Felty-yes, Lee-yes, Simon-yes, Thorson-yes; motion carried 5-0.
Motion by Lee, second by Felty, to adopt Ordinance No. 810. Vote: Felty-yes, Lee-yes, Simon-yes, Thorson-yes, Wielage-yes; motion carried 5-0.
ORDINANCE NO. 810
AN ORDINANCE OF THE VILLAGE OF MEAD, SAUNDERS COUNTY, NEBRASKA, TO REPEAL CHAPTER 3 Departments; Article 5 municipal dump; Section 502 Municipal Dump Rates; TO REPEAL ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH.
Felty introduced and motioned to waive three readings of Ordinance No. 811, Rescind Ordinance No. 564 Equipment Rental Fees. The motion was seconded by Wielage. Vote: Lee-yes, Simon-yes, Thorson-yes, Wielage-yes, Felty-yes; motion carried 5-0.
Motion by Thorson, second by Simon, to adopt Ordinance No. 811. Vote: Simon-yes, Thorson-yes, Wielage-yes, Felty-yes, Lee-yes; motion carried 5-0.
ORDINANCE NO. 811
AN ORDINANCE OF THE VILLAGE OF MEAD, SAUNDERS COUNTY, NEBRASKA, TO REPEAL CHAPTER 10 Business Regulations; Article 5 Occupation Taxes; Section 505 Equipment Rental Fees; Amounts; TO REPEAL ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH.
Motion by Thorson, second by Wielage, to waive the fee for a Golf Car Permit to Ed Ruhe in-lieu of services. Vote: Thorson-yes, Wielage-yes, Felty-yes, Lee-yes, Simon-yes; motion carried 5-0.
Two applications were received for the part-time summer maintenance position. Upon discussion, motion by Thorson, second by Wielage, for Maintenance Superintendent to review the candidate’s applications and offer the position. Vote: Wielage-yes, Felty-yes, Lee-yes, Simon-yes, Thorson-yes; motion carried 5-0.
Motion by Wielage, second by Lee, summer maintenance shall receive $15.00 per hour, based on a minimum of twenty hours per week. Vote: Felty-yes, Lee-yes, Simon-yes, Thorson-yes, Wielage-yes; motion carried 5-0.
Motion by Thorson, second by Felty, local approval for a Special Designated Liquor License to Mead Days Association for Car Show Shine and Glow on June 18, 2023 at 302 S. Vine St. Vote: Lee-yes, Simon-yes, Thorson-yes, Wielage-yes, Felty-yes; motion carried 5-0.
Discussion was held on addition of a shelter on the west side of the concession stand at the park, power being supplied to the batting cage, and replacement of boards at the serving table at the park pavilion. A future building project may be brought to the village by Frontier Co-operative and the board wishes to address the buffers at the storage shed owned by Frontier. Thorson will address a need for a fence with a property owner in town.
Motion by Simon, second by Lee, to adjourn at 7:00 p.m. Vote: Thorson-yes, Wielage-yes, Felty-yes, Lee-yes, Simon-yes; motion carried 4-0.
William Thorson, Chairman June Moline, Clerk