Small Town Living
Village Of Mead Office
(402) 624-2495
Non-Emergency Fire & Rescue
(402) 624-3610

Village of Mead
Volume 18
Issue 2


A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees was held Tuesday, January 10 at 6:00 p.m. at the Mead Community Building. Present were Chairman Thorson; Trustees Felty, Lee, and Wielage. Absent was Trustee Simon. Also present were Clerk Moline, Utilities/Maintenance Superintendent Luetkenhaus, and Police Chief Sackett. Guests were Julie Ogden and Andy Jackson.

Felty took the oath of office.

SCHEDULED GUEST: Street Superintendent Ogden reviewed the Preliminary Plans for the First and Pine Street paving project.

NEW BUSINESS: Results of the Geotech explorations, 2022 Building/Demolition Report, request to rent softball field, SDLL to Mead Fire Department on February 18 for a Wild Game Feed and SDLL to Mead Days Association for Mead Days Celebration on June 16 and 17 were accepted. Street Closing Permits for activities during Mead Days were approved. A Master Agreement with Olsson for engineering services for 2023 was approved.

REPORTS: Police – Sackett reported tasks completed. Utilities/Maintenance Superintendent: Luetkenhaus reported maintenance at the WTP and duties scheduled in the future. Clerk – Moline reported plans to hold the February 14 meeting at the Village Office.

The board entered Executive Session at 6:41 p.m. to prevent needless injury to the reputation of the Clerk/Treasurer for annual evaluation and if such person has not requested a public hearing.

The board returned to Regular Session at 6:50 p.m.

Ordinance No. 806, Amend wage of the Clerk/Treasurer was adopted.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:00 p.m.

Upcoming Events
PET LICENSE AND VACCINATION DAY – April 1, 1:30 pm– 3:00 pm
MEAD GARAGE SALE DAY – May 6, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
MEAD CLEAN-UP DAY – June 10, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MEAD DAYS – June 16, 17 & 18


Phone: 402-624-6605 E-mail:

Winter Hours
Monday 3:30p – 5:30p Tuesday 9a – 5:30p
Wednesday 3:30p – 5:30p Thursday 3:30p – 8p
Friday 9a-1p Saturday 9a-1p

Coffee Hour: Join us for coffee and conversation, every Tuesday at 10a.

Events for February:

*New Program – Join us the every Thursday for an Adult Do-It-Yourself Craft Night! Bring any craft you are working on for a fun evening. Stop in anytime between 6p & 8p. We’ll have the coffee on!

*We will be making wooden heart tealight holders on February 14 at 11a (right after Coffee Time). No charge for this class. Please RSVP so we have enough supplies by February 1. (Best for: adults).

* Wednesday, February 22 – Kids! Stop by after school to make a cute Polar Bear Craft! (Best for: preschool & up. If younger than 6, an adult will need to attend).

The Library will be closed February 27.

Stay tuned for more program and event information by following us on our new Facebook page:

Or, search Mead NE Public Library on Facebook!

The Mead Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting a wild game feed on Saturday, February 18 at the Mead Fire Station, 220 E. Fourth St., Mead.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Freewill donations will be collected at the door.

Raffle tickets will be available for $5.00. Prizes include a rifle, a shotgun, and a 65” TV.

Food donations are encouraged. Contact a MVFD member to donate wild game ahead of time or bring a cooked dish to share.

Alcohol will be sold; no outside drinks are allowed.


402-624-6125, also on Facebook
9:15 am – 9:45 am Coffee Hour
10:00 am – Sunday Service
Every third Sunday evening 6:30 pm Sunday Night Service
6:30 pm – Kids in Action Grades 1st-6th
7:00 pm – Encounter Life Youth 7th – 12th
7:00 pm – Worship and Prayer with the Word
Every last Wednesday of the month is a FREE Community Meal 6:00 pm-6:45 pm

ST. JAMES CATHOLIC 213 E. Eighth St. / 402-624-3555 & on Facebook
4:30 pm – Saturday Mass
9:00 am – Sunday Mass
Weekly Schedule
7:00 am – Tues-Wed-Thu-Fri Daily Mass

ALMA LUTHERAN 219 W. Fifth St.
402-624-3015, also on Facebook
9:30 am – Sunday School for all ages through 8th grade. No Sunday School the first Sunday of the month.
10:30 am – Sunday Worship

PANERA BREAD FREE TO THE PUBLIC Saturday following the second Friday every month, 10 am – 11 am. FREE TO ALL! This month the church will be open on SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11th.

Village Board: Tuesday, February 14, 6:00pm
Library Board: Tuesday, February 7, 6:00pm
Fire/Rescue: Monday, February 13, 6:30pm

The Village Board meets at the Village Office, Library Board at the Library, and Fire/Rescue at the Fire Station.

312 S. Vine St., P.O. Box 46
Mead, NE 68041
Phone: 402-624-2495
Fax: 402-624-2024

William Thorson, Chairman
Jason Felty, Trustee
Jason Lee, Trustee
Daniel Simon, Trustee
Richard Wielage, Trustee

June Moline, Clerk/Treasurer 402-624-2495
Shannon Luetkenhaus, Utility/Maintenance Superintendent 402-616-9204
Thomas Sackett, Police Chief 402-443-6846
Laurie VanAckeren, Library Director 402-624-6605
Nick Raver, Fire Chief 402-443-9688

If you are residing within the corporate limits of Mead and own a dog(s) or cat(s), you are required to license your pet(s) by May 1 annually. Licenses may be obtained at the Village Office during regular business hours or by mailing your pets current information, rabies shot record and payment to Box 46, Mead. You may also deliver to the drop box located by the Village front door and your record will be returned along with the receipt and tag via mail or door delivery. Cost to license your pet is $4.00 altered / $6.00 intact.

All-terrain Vehicles, Utility-type Vehicles, and Golf Cars driven within village corporate limits are required to be licensed annually by APRIL 1. Applications and guidelines are available at the Village Office, Police Chief, or online at Insurance coverage, vehicle inspection, and orange flag are among the requirements. Cost is $50.00 for the permit.

Spaghetti Dinner Theatre

Sunday, February 19th, 5:30PM

1540 County Road 10

Come and join us for the Annual Spaghetti Dinner at Encounter Life Church!
Get ready for an evening filled with delicious food, good friends, and lots of laughs!
Sign up for your FREE reserved tickets at

There will be a freewill offering taken during the evening with all proceeds
going toward sending the youth to retreats and camp.

If you have any questions call 402-624-6125