Volume 10, Issue 3
DOG AND CAT
VACCINATION CLINIC AND LICENSE DAY
Mead Community Building
1:30 – 3:00 PM
All dogs and cats within the village limits are required to be licensed by May 1. If you have any questions please contact the Village Office at 624-2495.
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME BEGINS MARCH 10
Pet License Due – May 1
Garage Sale Day – May 4
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
(contact the Village Office NO LATER THAN April 26 to be added to the Garage Sale Map)
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
¨ Board Meeting Minutes
¨ Church Services
¨ Library Hours
¨ Community Group News
¨ Easter Egg Hunt
Mead Dump begins new seasonal hours on April 1st
April 1 – October 31 Wednesday 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
November 1 – March 31 First Saturday of the Month Only
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
A Public Hearing was held at 6:05 p.m. to review the One Year and Six Year Street Improvement Plan. Following discussion and call for public input, Resolution 13-02, One and Six Year Street Improvement Plan was adopted. The hearing was adjourned at 6:12 p.m.
SCHEDULED GUESTS: Shawn Nelson addressed the board in regard to the vacant house and garage he owns. Conditions for improvements were presented.
Steve Kadavy, Frontier Co-op, reported planned extension of the railroad track east of Co Rd 10 to ease railcar loading. Plans call for removing the tree line and cleaning the ditch south of the tracks. Permission was granted to dispose of the trees at the dump site.
Ben Day, Olsson Assoc., presented an update on the proposed site for the retention lagoons.
Burneil and Mark Ecklund and their attorney, Bill Blake, presented reasons why the board should look at a different site for the lagoons or consider remodeling the current mechanical plant.
Eric Gottschalk, NRD, provided information regarding the irrigated acres the current owner would lose where the retention lagoons would be constructed.
POLICE REPORT: The monthly report was presented, with specific incidents noted.
UTILITY/MAINTENANCE REPORT: Raver reported on future lease or purchase of a skidloader, water tests required by HHS and was instructed to investigate the costs of a tar machine and tar to blow and seal the streets and permission granted to purchase a Water Level Indicator.
CLERK REPORT: Moline reported receipt of a scholarship toward Clerk Institute, NE Legislature consideration of wastewater grants and upcoming events. Discussion was held on outstanding bills.
LIBRARY REPORT: The minutes of the January 16 and February 6 Library Board meetings were reviewed. Misty Coyle was approved as a member of the Library Board. Kuhr’s resignation as Library Director was noted. Library Board member, Jeannette Johnson, expressed concerns: snow removal, replacement of library ceiling tiles and mulch. Raver is to contact a firm to inspect the former ceiling in the library.
PLANNING COMMISSION REPORT: The minutes of the January 28 Regular Meeting and Building Permits were approved: 13-01 Mead Public Schools-bus barn addition; 13-02 Freddie Mac-remove deck; 13-03 Freddie Mac-construct deck; 13-04 Steve Kadavy-basement addition. The board approved permit 13-01 Mead Public Schools for a bus barn addition.
The following action was taken: write off a delinquent water/sewer bill; approved the purchase of 46 acres at the proposed site for a retention lagoon; Resolution 13-04 Interlocal Cooperation Agreement for a Mutual Finance Organization; waive three readings and adopted Ord. No. 632, Utilities Generally; Discontinuance of Service; Notice Procedure; approved first reading of Ord. 633 and Ord. 634 Garbage Collection Franchises to Quality Disposal and Waste Connections.
The village will advertise for a custodian, concerns of vacated houses being used as storage facilities was discussed and Marilyn Jensen has volunteered to maintain the island at the north entrance into Mead this summer.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:55 p.m.
The Village of Mead is hiring a custodian. Duties include cleaning village offices, village library and park and ballfield restrooms during the summer. Application made available at the Village Office, Box 46, Mead, NE 68041 or 402-624-2495.
ST. JAMES CATHOLIC 213 E. Eighth St.
sjamescatholicchurch.com / 402-624-3555
5:30 pm Saturday Mass
9:00 am Sunday Mass
7:00 am Daily Mass – Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
5:30 pm Daily Mass – Tuesday
8:00 am Daily Mass – Saturday
ALMA LUTHERAN 219 W Fifth St.
Worship – 8:30 am – first Sunday of the month (spoken)
10:30 am – all other Sundays
9:15 am Sunday School for all ages
PANERA BREAD – MARCH 9, 10:00 – 11:00 am
at the church basement (FREE TO ALL)
9:00 am Coffee & visiting
10:00 am Worship service (grade school age children dismissed for Kids Alive @ 10:30,
nursery available during service)
6:00 pm Dinner 4 Change (free to everyone)
7:00 pm Life Group / Bible Study (an opportunity to hear answers to tough questions of the Bible)
VILLAGE OF MEAD
312 S. Vine St., P.O. Box 46
Mead, NE 68041-0046
Phone: (402) 624-2495
Fax: (402) 624-2024
Steve Mayfield, Chairman
Gary Guyle, Trustee
Adam Miller, Trustee
Richard Wielage, Trustee
Rod Wimer, Trustee
June Moline, Clerk/Treas. 624-2495
Nick Raver, Ut/Mnt. Supt. 443-9688
Jerry Carlson, Police Chief 624-2056
Vera Kuhr, Librarian 624-6605
Nick Raver, Fire Chief 443-9688
VILLAGE OF MEAD
Village Board: Tuesday, March 12, 6:00pm
Planning Comm: Monday, March 25, 7:30pm
Library Board: Wednesday, March 20, 7:00pm
Fire & Rescue: Monday, March 11, 7:30pm
TUESDAY, 9:00 am – 11:00 & 2:00 pm -7:00 pm
WEDNESDAY, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
THURSDAY, 9:00 am – 11:00 & 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
SATURDAY, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
E-reader service is available from the Mead Public Library. If you have questions, contact the library at 402-624-6605.
Thank you, Vera Kuhr, for serving as the Director of the Village of Mead Library for the past sixteen years!
Your March billing for water and sewer will reflect the usage rate you will be charged for sewer for the next year. To arrive at your sewer usage, the water you used in the months of December, January and February is averaged. The rate is computed at $1.00 per thousand gallons of water used. The flat fee of $20.00 is also charged to your account for sewer usage.
The Annual Mead Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for Saturday, March 23 at the Mead Park. Watch for posters detailing the time and age groups. For questions or to donate contact Denise Patocka at 402-443-6684.