Village of Mead
Volume 15, Issue 11
The Village Office will be closed November 24 & 25 to observe Thanksgiving. Happy Thanksgiving!
VILLAGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING HELD OCTOBER 11th
The Village of Mead Board of Trustees met October 11 at 6:00 p.m. at the Mead Community Building. Answering roll call were Chairman Thorson; Trustees Felty, Lee, Simon, and Wielage. Also present were Clerk Moline and Utilities/Maintenance Superintendent Luetkenhaus. Also present were Julie Ogden, Jay Spearman, and Connie Schliffke.
SCHEDULED GUEST: Street Superintendent Julie Ogden reported that since no written or verbal comments had been received from property owners, the Pine Street project will be pursued.
A Budget Hearing was called at 6:09 p.m. The purpose of the hearing was to hear input regarding the paving of Pine Street. There being none, the hearing was adjourning at 6:10 p.m.
NEW BUSINESS: The following action was taken: Adopted Resolution 22-14 Intent to incur indebtedness for street improvements; Resolution 22-16 Notice provided on Creation of Street Improvement District No. 2022-1, Resolution 22-15 Amend Employee Handbook, and approved installation of a water line and hydrant at the WTP using USDA grant dollars. Annual review of the Conditional Use Permits and possible workmen’s comp case were discussed.
REPORTS: Utilities/Maintenance Superintendent – Luetkenhaus reported repairs to 8th Street by Big Red Home Improvement, tarring of streets south of the railroad tracks by Bader’s Highway and Street, repair of the polmer system by Velodyne, and lagoon management. ZONING ADMINSTRATOR – Building Permit 22-13 to Scott Morin to construct a wood deck was reported. LIBRARY – The minutes of the September 6 meeting were accepted. CLERK – Moline reported upcoming audit, comments from St. James for Pancake Feed drive-up route, and Appreciation Dinner.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:41 p.m.
We’ve been busy ~ the Village of Mead has completed several infrastructure projects the last few years and are continuing to do so. The wastewater lagoon system was completed in 2014. We are just completing the water project that included a new 150,000 gallon water tower, wells and water treatment plant. N. Oak Street was paved last year and we are in the process of beginning a new paving project along First Street and Pine Street. We are working on updating our Comprehensive Plan, have approved a water/sewer system GIS mapping project to locate water/sewer lines, taps, manholes, etc., and will have new light fixtures installed at the ballfield at the park in the near future. The streets south of the railroad tracks have recently had crack-filling completed.
MEAD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Phone: 402-624-6605 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday 3:30p – 5:30p Tuesday 9:00a – 5:30p
Wednesday 3:30p – 5:30p Thursday 3:30p – 8:00p
Friday 9:00a- 1:00p Saturday 9:00a – 1:00p
Coffee Hour: Join us for coffee and conversation, every Tuesday at 10a.
Story Time: every Tuesday at 3:30p. (Best for ages 4-8).
Events for November:
*Galaxy Bottle, Saturday, November 5 at 10a. Come and make a fun space age bottle. RSVP by November 2 (best for ages 5 & up)
*Bow Making Class, Tuesday, November 8 at 11a. RSVP by November 2 (best for Adults)
*Ornament Class, Wedneday, November 9 at 4p. Join Jenna from the 4-H Extension Office & make an ornament. (Best for Kdg & up)
*Diamond Painting, Thursday, November 17 at 6p. It’s all the rage. If you haven’t tried it, now is your chance. $3 deposit to hold your place, will be refunded the night of class. Seats are limited. (Best for ages 12 & up) RSVP by November 14.
The library will be closed November 11, 21, 23, and 25.
Stay tuned for more program and event information by following us on Facebook:
Thank you to the members of the Mead Fire and Rescue Department for sponsoring the Annual Halloween Party. Thank you to all who provided treats at Trunk and Treat.
Daylight Savings Time ends. Set your clocks back one hour on November 6.
Village Board: Tuesday, November 8, 6:00pm
Library Board: Tuesday, November 1, 5:30pm
Fire/Rescue: Monday, November 14, 6:30pm
The Village Board has been meeting at the Mead Community Building, Library Board at the Library, and Fire/Rescue at the Fire Station.
VILLAGE OF MEAD
312 S. Vine St., P.O. Box 46
Mead, NE 68041
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
William Thorson, Chairman
Jason Felty, Trustee
Jason Lee, Trustee
Daniel Simon, Trustee
Richard Wielage, Trustee
June Moline, Clerk/Treasurer
Shannon Luetkenhaus, Utilities/Maintenance Supertintendent
Thomas Sackett, Police Chief 402-443-6846
Laurie VanAckeren, Library Director
Nick Raver, Fire Chief
ENCOUNTER LIFE MINISTRIES 1540 Co Rd 10
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
www.stjamesmead.com / 402-624-3555 & on Facebook
4:30 pm – Saturday Mass
9:00 am – Sunday Mass
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, NOVEMBER 12.
KIDS IN ACTION Grades 1-6, Wed. 6:30-8:15
ENCOUNTER LIFE CHURCH
Nov. 2 – Pack a Shoebox!, Nov. 9 Unwrap It!,
Nov. 16 Let’s Be Thankful!, Nov. 23 NO CLUB,
Nov. 30 Parachute Fun
The Village Dump Hours will change effective November 1 through March 31. They will be the FIRST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH ONLY 8am – 12pm.
Current dump hours run April 1 through October 31. Hours being Wednesday 5pm – 7pm and Saturday 8am – 12pm.
The only items allowed are tree branches, weeds, leaves, and unbagged grass clippings. An iron/metal dumpster is also located on-site. The dump is to be used by Mead residents only!
SNOW GUIDELINES –
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. Any vehicle parked on any street or alley obstructing the removal of snow may be ticketed or immediately removed upon order of the Police Department. 5-311, 5-311.1
Occupants of any lot or lots or the owner of any vacant lot or lots within the corporate limits shall not 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. 8-201