Village of Mead
Volume 13, Issue 2
DOG AND CAT VACCINATION CLINIC AND LICENSE DAY
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Mead Community Building
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Dr. Dobesh of Green Acre Animal Clinic, Wahoo, will be present to administer pet vaccinations and the Village Clerk will be available to issue dog and cat licenses with proof of current rabies vaccination. Cost to license your pet is $4.00 altered, $6.00 intact. All dogs and cats within the village limits are required to be licensed by MAY 1.
Vaccinations available are: DOGS – rabies, distemper, parvo and kennel cough. CATS – rabies and distemper. Blood tests for heartworm can also be completed on-site. Products available to purchase will be Heartgard and Frontline.
Questions can be directed to the Village Clerk at 402-624-2495 or email@example.com.
FOUNDin Mead. Ring, please contact the Village Office to identify and claim with the person who has found it.
MEAD VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT
WILD GAME FEED
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Mead Community Building
Begin serving at 6:00 P.M.
Good Food, Prizes and Music
FREE WILL DONATION – CASH BAR
All proceeds to Mead Volunteer Fire Department
Experience Pietra Fitness®…
A fitness class that stretches and tones the body while refreshing the soul with prayer. In only one hour you will feel calmer, stronger, refreshed and renewed! Gentle Class for Women is currently on Tuesday mornings 6-7 a.m. at the elementary school. Contact Mary Miller, Certified Pietra Fitnes Instructor at 402-432-4731.
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
9:15a.m. – Sunday School for all ages
10:30a.m. – Sunday Worship – All other Sundays
PANERA BREAD AVAILABLE FREE TO THE PUBLIC – FEBRUARY 10 (the Saturday following the second Friday of the month).
VILLAGE OF MEAD WATER/SEWER RATES ~
Water rates will increase March 29 following three readings of Ordinance No. 703 per requirements by the USDA. Rates will increase by $15.00 per month flat fee. The increase will show on your April 23 statement. Your annual sewer usage will also be adjusted on the April 23 statement based on average gallons of water used during the months of January, February and March.
Water rates will be amended to $50.00 per month for residents with 5/8” – 1” meters; $60.00 to non-residents with 5/8”-1” meters; $60.00 for 1” meter multiple family residents; $75.00 for 1” multiple family dwellings of non-residents; 1 1/2” or larger meters $80.00 resident; 1 1/2” or larger meter $105.00 non-residents; and $60.00 + $20.00 thousand gallons for bulk sales. All customers other than bulk sales are billed $1.75 per thousand gallons usage.
Sewer rates are 5/8” – 3/4” $40.00 resident; 5/8” – 3/4” $50.00 non-resident; 1” $50.00 resident; 1” $65.00 non-resident; 1 1/2” or larger $70.00 resident; and 1 1/2” or larger $95.00 non-resident. All customers are billed $1.10 per 1,000 gallons usage.
VILLAGE OF MEAD BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEET JANUARY 9
The Village of Mead Board of Trustees met January 9 at the Village Office at 6:00 p.m. Answering roll call were Chairman Havelka; Trustees Felty, Wielage and Wimer. Absent was Trustee Guyle. Also present were Clerk Moline and Utility/Maintenance Superintendent Raver. Guests were Ron and Angie Sladek.
REPORTS: Police Chief/Zoning Administrator/Nuisance Enforcement Officer – Carlson presented updates on nuisance abatements. The board closed abatements on properties located at 25 N. Oak St., 204 W. Eighth St., Lot 7, and 620 S. Elm St.
UNSCHEDULED GUESTS: Ron and Angie Sladek sought an extension on a nuisance abatement on property a 307 S. Cedar St. Havelka presented a verbal request from Jeff Barris seeking an extension on a nuisance abatement on 410 S Oak St. The board approved extensions on the properties until April 10, 2018.
REPORTS: Utility/Maintenance Superintendent – Raver reported a well concern and requested amendment to the water code. Delinquent water / sewer accounts were presented. The color coded map and projected water project timeline for the water project were reviewed. The board approved the color coded map showing rights-of-way on village property. Clerk – Moline reported process of the website design, recent release of lien on a property, and upcoming meetings.
NEW BUSINESS: No action was taken on a request to amend Code 6-202, Animals banned from the community. Review of the One and Six Year Street Plan for Improvement Project took place. Action was taken to approve first reading of Ordinance No. 703, amend water minimum rates and Ordinance No. 702, 2.9% wage increase to the Clerk/Treasurer.
The meeting adjourned at 7:10 p.m.
What can you do to prevent cross connections and keep your drinking water safe.
1. Check your faucets to be sure that all faucet endpoints are above the flood level of the sink, tub, basin or other apparatus they supply.
2. Protect faucet extensions by installing proper backflow prevention devices (i.e. hose bib vacuum breakers) on all faucets capable of having a hose or other extension attached.
3. Check drain lines (refrigerator drink dispensers, water softeners, heat exchangers, etc.) to be sure there is an adequate air gap between the drain line and the floor drain or sewer line into which they discharge.
4. Never use unprotected faucets to fill non-drinking water containers (i.e. water beds, wading pools, stock tanks, hot tubs, etc.)
Following these guidelines and using common sense will help to eliminate the possibility of you contaminating your drinking water, your neighbor’s drinkingwater and your community’s drinking water. This not only affects the residents of your community, but their visitors and those people who are passing through.
MEAD PUBLIC LIBRARY NEWS
Tuesday 10am-1pm and 4pm-7pm Friday 9am-1pm
Wednesday 5pm-8pm Saturday 9am-12noon
Thursday 9am-6pm Closed: Sunday and Monday
NOTICE: Beginning in January 2018, regular meetings of the Mead Public Library Board of Trustees will be the third Monday of each month at 5:30pm at the library.
Coffee Hour is scheduled every Tuesday at 10am.
Story Time for young children is offered every Tuesday at 4pm. We read a book or two, make a craft and receive a take home snack. Join us!
The Mead Public Library Board of Trustees will meet Monday, February 19, at 530pm in the Library. Please consider joining our Board. See Library staff or a current Board member for information.
The Lunch Bunch Book Club will meet Friday, February 16, 2018, from 1130am-1230pm.
Mardi Gras Party! Join us on Tuesday, February 13 from 4p-5p! We’ll make a fun craft and decorate your own King’s Cake to take home! All ages welcome! Starting at 4pm.
Thanks to everyone who attended the Annual Spaghetti Feed on January 20. Special Thank You to all the volunteers and Friends of the Mead Library for hosting this fundraiser.
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
Joel Konecky, Fire Chief 402-443-9659
Village Board: Tuesday, February 13, 6:00 pm
Planning Commission: Monday, February 26, 7:30 pm
Library Board: Monday, February 19, 5:30 pm
Fire & Rescue: Monday, February 12, 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.
SUNDAY NIGHT FEBRUARY 11TH, 6:00 PM
Sunday Night Variety Show
brought to you by Student Ministries’ Players
Our students will entertain you while you dine on fine Italian cuisine
(Spaghetti, Breadsticks, Salad and Desserts)
Talent is given by God, our Gift to Him is fulfilling it!
FreeWill Offering taken for Saunders County teens for retreats, conferences and mission trips.