Village of Mead
Volume 14, Issue 9
MEAD BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING –
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.
REPORTS: Police – 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.
www.stjamesmead.com / 402-624-3555
4:30 pm – Saturday Mass
9:00 am – Sunday Mass
7:00 am – Daily Mass
ALMA LUTHERAN 219 W. Fifth St.
www.almalutheran.com / 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
www.covmead.org / 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!
MEAD PUBLIC LIBRARY NEWS – September 2021
Phone: 402-624-6605 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
WE NEED YOU!
PLANNING COMMISSION MEMBER NEEDED
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.
VILLAGE OF MEAD DUMP HOURS
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!
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 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.