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Village of Mead


Volume 14, Issue 9





The regular meeting of the Village of Mead Board of Trustees was held August 10 at 6:00pm at the Community Building.  Answering roll call were Chairman Thorson; Trustees Felty, Lee and Wielage.  Absent was Trustee Simon.  Also attending were Clerk Moline and Utilities/Maintenance Superintendent Raver.  Guests were David Scribner, Greg Lavigne, Lisa Flesner, Ed Schroeder, Julie Ogden, David MacDonald, Andy Jackson and Heather Cooley.


BUDGET WORKSHOP:  A Budget Workshop was held from 6:10pm – 6:37pm.  Accountant Ed Schroeder presented the 10/1/21 through 9/30/22 proposed budget.


SCHEDULED GUEST:  Street Superintendent, Julie Ogden, reviewed the Draft Assessment Report and Bond pay-off options for Paving District 2018-1.  Resolution 21-11, Set date of 10/12/21 for Board of Equalization Meeting and Hearing was adopted.  Approval was granted for the Chairman to sign the Disclosure Letter for General Obligation Highway Allocation Bonds 2021 for a 15-year term and agreement reached that property owners will be assessed 50% of the project cost.


PUBLIC HEARING:  A Public Hearing was held from 7:00pm – 7:12 pm.  Action was tabled on the petition from David Scribner to rezone Lot 3 Girmus Subdivision from Light Industrial to Suburban Residential.  Mr. Scribner wishes to place a house, sunroom and garage at the site.  Greg Lavigne and David MacDonald spoke opposing the rezoning.


NEW BUSINESS:  Action was taken to approve first reading of Ordinance 776 Performance Bond; Resolution 21-08 Levy special tax and assessment upon Lots 6 & 8, Blk 26 Original Town Mead; Resolution 21-09 Rescind Resolution 06-21 Zoning change on Lot 6, CW Wilson’s Subdivision Mead; Resolution 21-10 Rescind Resolution 06-22 Zoning change on Lot 8, CW Wilson’s Subdivision Mead; Ordinance 775, Amend zoning of Lot 6 SW Wilson’s Subdivision & vacated N 14’ of First Street lying on south side of said Lot 6 to Mead from R-2 to B-1; Resolution 21-12 Release permanent easement to the underlying property owner, Mead Public Schools, due to abandonment of the well; and accept proposal from Roll Door to replace two doors on the shed at the water plant at a cost of $6,944.00.  Discussion was held on ARPA NEU dollars, property owner request to plant trees, check to Kurita America will continue to be held until services are satisfied, and AltEn’s challenge of land valuation.


REPORTSPolice – Updates were presented on properties issued nuisance abatements and procedure to remove a vacated trailer.  Utilities/Maintenance Superintendent – Raver reported water and sewer issues and installation of the fence at the water plant.  Planning Commission – The minutes of the July 26 Regular Meeting were accepted.  Demolition Permit 21-16, Village of Mead to demolish the well house was voided.  Library – The minutes of the August 3 Library Board Meeting, resignation of Layla Giorgakopouos from the board and application of Tiffany King as a board member were accepted.


The meeting adjourned at 7:48pm.

The Village Office will be closed Labor Day, Monday, September 6.




  1. JAMES CATHOLIC 213 E. Eighth St. / 402-624-3555

4:30 pm – Saturday Mass

9:00 am – Sunday Mass

Weekly Schedule

7:00 am – Daily Mass


ALMA LUTHERAN  219 W. Fifth St. / 402-624-3015

9:30 am – Sunday School for all ages, other than the last 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, SEPTEMBER 11th.


MEAD COVENANT  1540 Co Rd 10 / 402-624-6125


10:00 am – Sunday Encounter Service


7:00 pm – REVIVAL Prayer Meeting and Jr./Sr. High Youth Group

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm – Kids in Action (elementary age children)


ALMA LUTHERAN SUNDAY BASH! Alma Lutheran Church is celebrating with regular worship beginning at 10:30 am and celebrating our program year with a bash on SEPTEMBER 12th!  Join us for dinner, family fun events and ice-cream!  EVERYONE IS INVITED TO ATTEND ONE OR ALL OF THE EVENTS!  The more the merrier!



Phone: 402-624-6605               E-mail:


Our Back to School Hours:

Monday 130p-530p, Tuesday 9a-530p, Wednesday 330p-8p,

Thursday 330p-530p, Friday 330p-530p, Saturday 9a-1p


Coffee Hour:               Join us for coffee and conversation, every Tuesday at 10:00a

Craft Kits To-Go:       Available every Wed. after 3p while supplies last. One per person

                                    Kids: Please come inside to get your kit

Storytime:                   Join us every Monday at 4p for stories and crafts!


Events for September: 

*Join us on 9/11 for a Special Patriot Day Story Time & Craft Hour 10a-11a

*Thurs., 9/23 is National Checkers Day!  Stop by & play a game or two for prizes! An afterschool snack will be served; 330p-430p

*We will welcome Fall of 2021 on 9/29 with games, crafts and lots of prizes!  Be sure to attend this fun event. 5p-6p


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


A Special Thank You to all who helped make our Summer Reading Program a success this year especially:

Dairy Queen, Wahoo              Pizza Hut in Wahoo                Omaha Children’s Museum

Bank of Mead                          Wahoo Aquatic Park              Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha




  • Must live inside the corporate limits of the Village of Mead
  • Willing to learn zoning regulations
  • Concerned about the community

Term requires a three-year commitment


Contact the Village Office, Board of Trustees member, or a member of the Planning Commission if you are willing to serve.  We are in NEED of two members to fill the vacancies.




April 1 through October 31

Wednesday 5pm – 7pm and Saturday 8am -12pm

November 1 through March 31

First Saturday of the month ONLY 8am -12pm


Only items allowed:  Tree branches, weeds, leaves, unbagged grass clippings.  An iron/metal dumpster is located on-site.  Mead Residents ONLY!



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

Nick Raver, Utility/Mnt. Supt.402-443-9688

Jerry Carlson, Police Chief 402-443-6846

Laurie VanAckeren, Library Director 402-624-6605

Nick Raver, Fire Chief 402-443-9688



Village Board:  Tuesday, Sept. 14, 6:00 pm

Planning Commission:  Monday, Sept. 27, 6:30 pm

Library Board:  Tuesday, Sept. 7, 5:30 pm

Fire/Rescue:  Monday, Sept. 13, 6:30 pm


The Village Board & Planning Commission have been meeting at the Mead Community Building, Library Board at the Library and Fire/Rescue at the Fire Station.