Village of Mead
Volume 12, Issue 8
VILLAGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEET JULY 11
A regular meeting of the Village of Mead Board of Trustees was held July 11 at 6:00 p.m. at the Village Office. Present were Chairman Havelka and Trustees Felty, Wielage and Wimer. Absent was Trustee Guyle. Also present were Clerk Moline, Utility/Maintenance Supt. Raver and Police Chief Carlson. Guests were Patty Knott, Andrea Pummel, Timothy Price and Tracy Sterba.
A Public Hearing was called at 6:12 p.m. to address a request from the Planning Commission to amend Chapter 11, Zoning Regulations. Ordinance No. 698 to amend Chapter 11, Zoning Regulations was approved. The board returned to regular session at 6:17 p.m.
UNSCHEDULED GUESTS: Patty Knott and Timothy Price sought a SDLL to serve alcohol for a welding reception at the Mead Fire Hall on September 16. Tracy Sterba requested additional time on Nuisance Abatement Resolution 17-06 to clean her property.
REPORTS: POLICE – The Monthly Police Report was presented. Action was taken to approve an extension until August 7 of Resolution 17-06 to Dan and Tracy Sterba to clean their property. UTILITY/MAINTENANCE SUPERINTENDENT – Raver reported pumps are on backorder for repairs at N. Third Circle, discussed future purchase of a skidloader, lagoon concerns, future street maintenance, and planned vacation. PLANNING COMMISSION – The minutes of the June 26 Regular Meeting and Public Hearing and permits issued were accepted. Permits being: 17-13 Michael Stoltenberg – demolish garage; 17-14 Michael Stoltenberg – construct garage; and 17-15 Steve and Mary Mayfield – replace chain-link fence. LIBRARY– The minutes of the June 21 Library Board Meeting were accepted. The Library Board submitted proposed wage increases for the library staff. CLERK– Moline reported issuance of 74 pet licenses and 1 off-road permit, receipt of $100 grant from Saunders Co Visitors Promotion and Improvement Committee in support of the 2017 Easter Egg Hunt, reported Mead Days Committee plan to purchase 3 trees for the park, and meter maintenance requirements. She reported work completed on the budget yesterday by our accountant, Ed Schroeder.
NEW BUSINESS: Action was taken to approve a permit to Colby Properties to cut the concrete at 120 N. Second St. for a driveway; approved first reading of Ordinance No. 699, Water Rates; and approved a SDLL to Spirits by Beckman to serve alcohol at a wedding reception at the Mead Fire Hall on September 16.
EXECUTIVE SESSION was entered at 6:58 p.m. to prevent needless injury to a person’s reputation for annual personnel evaluations. The board reconvened to regular session at 7:11 p.m.
Ordinance No. 697, Set wages for the Utility/Maintenance Superintendent, Police Chief/ Zoning Administrator and Nuisance Enforcement Officer, Library Director, Assistant Library Director and Library Aide was approved.
The meeting adjourned at 7:12 p.m.
THE VILLAGE OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 FOR LABOR DAY!
Mead Public School begins Wednesday, August 16. Please be aware of students riding their bicycles or walking to and from school. STOP AT ALL STOP SIGNS POSTED IN MEAD AND SLOW DOWN AT ALL INTERSECTIONS. DO NOT EXCEED THE SPEED LIMIT OF 25 mph
Thank you, Marilyn Jensen, for maintaining the median at the north entrance into Mead. You time spent on this project is greatly appreciated.
MEAD PUBLIC LIBRARY NEWS
Tuesday 10am-1pm and 4pm-7pm Friday 9am-1pm
Wednesday 4pm-7pm Saturday 9am-12noon
Thursday 9am-6pm Closed: Sunday and Monday
Coffee Houris scheduled every Tuesday at 10am.
Story Time for young children is offered every Tuesday at 4pm.
The Mead Public Library Board of Trustees will meet Wednesday, August 16, at 530pmin the library.
Saturday, August 5 – Enjoy a Saturday Morning Movie (Rated PG). Showtime is 10am.
Friday, August 11 – Come to the End of Summer Reading Program Party. Join us anytime between11am and 1pm to celebrate summer reading accomplishments and participate in drawings for prizes. Root beer floats will be served and Parrot Rescue will be here from 12noon to 1pm, so come party with the parrots.
Friday, August 18– The Library Lunch Bunch Book Club is scheduled from 1130am to1230pm.
Saturday, August 19 – Join us from 10am to 11am for a Back to School Scavenger Hunt. All ages are welcome to participate.
Wednesday, August 30 – Participate in our LEGO My Library Event from 430pm to 630pm. Children and adults of all ages are encouraged to come and play.
Homebound Library Delivery Service
If you know a community member who is temporarily or permanently housebound, Mead Public Library can assist by delivering books. There is no charge for this service. To make arrangements for homebound delivery, call Mead Public Library at 402.624.6605 or email meadLibrary@outlook.com.
Thanks to all who supported the library’s Summer Reading Program this year. Help from volunteers Rita, Shyla, and Adrianne was appreciated as were prize and material donations from the following sponsors: Omaha Storm Chasers, Lincoln Salt Dogs, Lost in Fun, City of Wahoo Parks and Recreation Department, Pizza Hut, Pizza Machine, Lincoln Zoo, and Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo.
NEW SERVICES AVAILABLE ~
The Village Office now has the capability of emailing your water / sewer statements to you. If you are interested in having them emailed rather than sent through the postal service come into the office and sign up!
Also new is your ability to make payments at the Village Office with your debit/credit cards. Be aware there will be a small charge on your end for this service.
MEAD COVENANT 1540 Co Rd 10
www.covmead.org / 402-624-6125
10:00a.m. – Sunday Encounter Service
6:00p.m. – We’d like to treat you to a FREE meal!
7:00p.m. – Adult Groups, Jr & Sr High Youth Group
7:15p.m. – Kids in Action (elementary age children)
JAMES CATHOLIC 213 E. Eighth St.
www.sjamescatholicchurch.com / 402-624-3555
5:30p.m. – Saturday Vigil
9:00a.m. – Sunday Mass
7:00a.m. – Daily Mass – Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
8:00a.m. – Daily Mass – Saturday, when scheduled
ALMA LUTHERAN 219 W. Fifth St.
www.almalutheran.com / 402-624-3015
8:30a.m. – Sunday Worship – First Sunday of the month
10:30a.m. – Sunday Worship – All other Sundays
PANERA BREAD IS FREE TO THE PUBLIC ON THE SATURDAY FOLLOWING THE SECOND FRIDAY OF EACH MONTH AT THE ALMA LUTHERAN CHURCH BASEMENT FROM 10 AM UNTIL 11 AM. THE NEXT DATE IS AUGUST 12.
VILLAGE OF MEAD
312 S. Vine St., P.O. Box 46
Mead, NE 68041
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Shawn Havelka, Chairman
Gary Guyle, Trustee
Jason Felty, Trustee
Richard Wielage, Trustee
Rod Wimer, Trustee
June Moline, Clerk/Treasurer 402-624-2495
Nick Raver, Utility/Maint. Supt.402-443-9688
Jerry Carlson, Police Chief 402-443-6846
Laurie VanAckeren, Library Director 402-624-6605
Lori Moseman, Ass’t Library Director
Nick Raver, Fire Chief 402-443-9688
VILLAGE OF MEAD UPCOMING MEETINGS
Village Board: Tuesday, August 8, 6:00 pm
Planning Comm.: Monday, August 28, 7:30 pm
Library Board: Wednesday, August 16, 5:30 pm
Fire & Rescue: Monday, August 14, 7:30 pm
The Village Board & Planning Commission meet at the Village Office, Library Board at the Library and Fire/Rescue at the Fire Station.