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April 12, 2023


A Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Mead, NE was held April 12, 2023 at the Mead Community Building.  Clerk Moline called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.  Notice of the meeting 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 to all members of the Board of Trustees.  All proceedings were held while the convened meeting was open to the public.  Roll call showed the following board members present: Trustees Jason Lee, Daniel Simon, Jr. and Richard Wielage.  Absent were Chairman William Thorson and Trustee Jason Felty.  Also present were Clerk June Moline and Planning Commission members Levi Durnal, Robert S. Morin, James Hannan, and Connie Schliffke. Guests were Mason Herrman and Andy Jackson.


Moline noted the posting of the Open Meetings Law placed on the table by the front door.


Moline called for nominations for Chairman Pro Tempore.


Lee nominated Simon.


Motion by Lee, second by Wielage, that nominations cease and a vote be cast. Vote: Felty-absent, Lee-yes, Simon-yes, Thorson-absent, Wielage-yes; motion carried 3-0.


Simon was elected Chairman Pro Tempore.


Motion by Lee, second by Wielage, to adopt the agenda. Vote: Lee-yes, Simon-yes, Thorson-absent, Wielage-yes, Felty-absent; motion carried 3-0.


Simon stated the purpose of the meeting was to meet with the Planning Commission to review zoning and subdivision regulations as part of the Comprehensive Plan update.


Mason Hermann of Marvin Planning Consulting, explained a clear and concise plan will eventually be finalized of the zoning and subdivision regulations for the Village of Mead. He called for concerns the members felt should be addressed. Concerns were size of acres considered to be Agricultural, shouses, storage containers, small lot sizes within village limits, rental sheds, and waste land application.


The consulting firm will provide regulations to review based on villages located near Mead and of similar populations at the next meeting of the two boards in May.


Motion by Lee, second by Wielage, to adjourn at 6:17 p.m. Vote: Simon-yes, Thorson-absent, Wielage-yes, Felty-absent, Lee-yes; motion carried 3-0.

Daniel Simon, Chairman Pro Tempore                                                  June Moline, Clerk