Village of Mead
NOVEMBER 2020 Volume 16, Issue 11
BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING — OCTOBER 13, 2020
A regular meeting of the Village of Mead Board of Trustees was held October 13 at the Mead Community Building. Answering roll call were Chairman Bill Thorson; Trustees Jason Felty and Richard Wielage. Absent were Trustees Guyle and Wimer. Also present were Clerk Moline and Utilities/Maintenance Superintendent Raver. Guests were Jason Lee, Dan Simon, P.J. Quinn, Nolan Jakub, and Mike Wiekhorst.
Action was taken to approve Change Order #2 with Neuvirth Construction for $13,153.97 for revised piping and installation of the backwash transfer pump; Certificate of Payment #3 to Neuvirth Construction for $168,031.25; and Certificate of Payment #3 to Tonka in the amount of $139,698.50.
A PUBLIC HEARING was called at 6:06 p.m. to address the One-and-Six Year Street Plan. The hearing adjourned at 6:08 p.m.
SCHEDULED GUESTS: Mead Public Schools Superintendent P.J. Quinn reviewed the school’s building request regarding the Building Code. Nolan Jakub reported on possible construction of a locker plant south of Mead.
NEW BUSINESS: The following action was approved: Resolution 20-07, One-and Six-Year Street Plan; Resolution 20-08 Annual Certification of Program Compliance; first reading of Ordinance 756 amend Chapter 9, Article 6, Section 9-601 Building Code; Change Order #1 to Collins Construction for start and completion dates for the N. Oak Street paving project; Resolution 20-12 Federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000; and first reading of Ordinance 757 amend Chapter 3, Article 1, Section 3-105 Municipal Water Department; Water Contract. Forms approved were “Owner’s Consent and Guaranty of Payment for Unpaid Utility Charges for Rental Property” and “Third Party Agreement”. A Master Agreement Work Order was approved for Olsson to update the Village of Mead Official Zoning Map for $3,000.00. A fiber optics cable installation to Windstream and a $50,000.00 10-year life insurance policy with Cincinnati Life for the Utilities/Maintenance Superintendent were approved.
REPORTS: Police – The monthly police report was reviewed. Utilities/Maintenance Superintendent – Raver reported installation of water hydrants by Vrba Construction; needed update to the Water Map; lagoon level; issue locating a shut-off valve at a business; and progress of the N. Oak Street project. Planning Commission – The minutes of the August 24 and September 8 meetings were accepted. Mike Wiekhorst presented an updated Building Permit Application to erect a fence at 1054 Sunburst Lane. Action was taken to approve Building Permits to Yong An to erect a screened fence at 1054 Sunburst Lane and Wayne and Kim Thorson to erect a Morton building at 920 Co Rd M. Library – The minutes of the September 21 Library Board meeting were accepted. Clerk – Moline reported completion of the 10/1/19-9/30/20 audit, queried holding an Appreciation Dinner due to Covid-19, and reported Mead Clean-up Day will be held June 12, 2021 with Roadrunner Transportation.
The meeting adjourned at 7:12 p.m.
Sewers are designed to take our wastewater and carry it safely to a treatment plant. But other items often get flushed and can create problems. We all need to keep things flowing through the sewer. Sewer blockages can cause all of these:
The Village Office will be closed November 26 and 27
VILLAGE OF MEAD
312 S. Vine St., P.O. Box 46
Mead, NE 68041
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
William Thorson, Chairman
Jason Felty, Trustee
Gary Guyle, Trustee
Richard Wielage, Trustee
Rodney Wimer, Trustee
June Moline, Clerk/Treasurer 402-624-2495
Nick Raver, Utility/Mnt. Supt.402-443-9688
Jerry Carlson, Police Chief 402-443-6846
Kylie Dorner, Library Director 402-624-6605
Nick Raver, Fire Chief 402-443-9688
SNOW REMO VAL GUIDELINES ~
5-311 Upon a snowfall of two (2”) inches or more it shall be unlawful to park or stand any vehicle on any street within the Village of Mead until the street has been cleared of snow.
8-201 It shall be unlawful for the occupant of any lot or lots or the owner of any vacant lot or lots within the corporate limits to allow snow, sleet, mud, ice, or other substance to accumulate on the sidewalks or to permit any snow, sleet, ice, mud, or other substance to remain upon said sidewalk. All sidewalks within the Municipality shall be cleaned within twenty-four (24) hours after the cessation of the storm.
WELCOME TO CHURCH
MEAD COVENANT 1540 Co Rd 10
www.covmead.org / 402-624-6125
10:00a.m. – Sunday Encounter Service
Tuesday and Thursday
6:00p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Bread of Life Pantry OPEN to all!
7:00p.m. – REVIVAL Prayer Meeting and Jr./Sr. High Youth Group
6:30p.m. – 8:30p.m. – Kids in Action (elementary age children)
www.stjamesmead.com/#1 / 402-624-3555
5:30p.m. – Saturday Mass
9:00a.m. – Sunday Mass
7:00a.m. – Daily Mass
ALMA LUTHERAN 219 W. Fifth St.
www.almalutheran.com / 402-624-3015
9:15a.m. – Sunday School for all ages
10:30a.m. – Sunday Worship
PANERA BREAD FREE TO THE PUBLIC Saturday following the second Friday every month, 10AM—11AM. FREE to all! This month the church will be open on SATURDAY, November 14
Village Board: Tuesday, November 10, 6:00 pm
Planning Commission: Monday, November 23, 7:30 pm
Library Board: Monday, November 16, 5:30 pm
Fire/Rescue: Monday, November 9, 7:30 pm
The Village Board & Planning Commission meets at the Village Office, Library Board at the Library and Fire/Rescue at the fire station.
DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, MEETINGS MAY BE HELD AT THE MEAD COMMUNITY BUILDING IN ORDER TO MEET GUIDELINES. PLEASE CHECK POSTINGS AT THE BANK OF MEAD, POST OFFICE OR VILLAGE OFFICE FOR THE LOCATION.
ARE YOU CONSIDERING A BUILDING PROJECT? If you are planning a building project or removal of a structure you must have a permit issued by the Village of Mead. You will be penalized if you begin a project prior to approval. Contact the Village Office at 402-624-2495 or firstname.lastname@example.org to be placed on the agenda. The agenda can be altered 24 hours prior to the meeting and not thereafter. Applications are available at the Village Office or at meadnebraska.net. The items on the form must be completed in full! Meetings are scheduled the fourth Monday on the month at 7:30 p.m. The May meeting may be scheduled the third Monday as to not conflict with Memorial Day. The Planning Commission does not meet in December.
Time to roll back your clocks! November 1st
Your vote counts! Vote November 3!
MEAD PUBLIC LIBRARY NEWS – November 2020
Come visit! Our shelves are open for browsing. Please bring your mask.
Facebook LIVE Storytime: Tuesdays at 4:30
Craft Kits To-Go: Pick up your pre-packaged kits on Wednesdays beginning at 9am
Thankfulness Thursdays: Kids! Join us on Thursdays this month after school (stop by anytime from 3:15-4:30pm) while we spend time reflecting on what we’re thankful for. We will have art supplies available for a “maker station” so kids can write a letter to someone they are thankful for. The first week, on November 5th, we will focus on our Veteran loved ones. When the letter/project is complete, Librarians will provide an envelope and stamp so items can be mailed in time to be received on Veterans Day. Grab-and-go snacks will also be provided. Please wear a mask inside to attend.
OverDrive: Did you know we provide access to 47,716 digital ebooks and audiobooks that you can read or listen to from any computer or smart device? Browse by genre or popularity. Search for “Mead Public Library” and login using your library card number. Give us a call if you need help! https://nebraska.overdrive.com/
Tuesday 10a – 1p & 3p – 6p
Wednesday 9a – 12p & 4p – 7p
Thursday 12p – 5p
Friday 9a – 1p
Saturday 9a – 1p