Budget Hearing Meeting
Saturday, October 13th, 10:00 AM Village Hall
Water and Sewer Billing
Water and sewer service from January 1, 2018 through July 31st, 2018 will be billed at the minimum rate. Starting from August 1st, normal water rates will apply. If you have been paying monthly, please bring copies of receipts, bank statements or cancelled checks to the Village Office starting August 17th.
Christina Vidlak is our interim clerk and will be at the office from 8:30 to 12:30 on Saturdays.
NOTICE OF MEETING
VILLAGE OF ALVO
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a meeting of the Chairperson and Village Board of the Village of Alvo, Nebraska will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6th, at 135 Main Street, Alvo, NE which meeting is open to the public. An agenda for said meeting, kept continuously current, is available for public inspection at the office of the Village Clerk at City Hall. Except for items of an emergency nature, the agenda shall not be enlarged later than twenty-four hours prior to the scheduled commencement of the meeting.
Village contact information:
Village of Alvo
135 Main Street
Phone: 402-781-9201 - Leave a message
Click on MAP for the NDOT detour map.
N-63 Alvo North Project is Progressing
The construction starts at the north edge of Alvo and continues north to Bluff Road, then from Bluff north to Church Road. The proposed work schedule is 10 hour days, 6 days a week. Access to the Alvo Cemetery will be provided as needed for maintenance and funerals. Copies of the construction schedule are available at the Village Office along with business cards for Casey Wisness, project manager. His phone number is 712-898-1787.
Nebraska Department of Transportation Detour Map
According to the map, the intersection of 63 and Church Road will be closed - but actually, Church and NE 63 intersection is open.
The second phase began Monday, March 19th, 2018. During this phase, N-63 will be closed to traffic from Reference Post 4+20 to Reference Post 9+68. A detour will be marked for through traffic for this phase. During the construction, a temporary access road will be provided for the Alvo Cemetery.
Knife River Construction is the primary contractor and Casey Wisness is the project manager. His phone number is 712-898-1787.
The project is anticipated to be completed by November 2018.
The Department’s project manager for this project is Jesse De Los Santos of Lincoln. Motorists are reminded to drive cautiously through construction work zones.
This notice is directed toward those who flushed their shop towels, baby wipes and other non-degradable items down their toilets - the Village replaced two pumps at the sewage lagoon to the tune of $10,000 for the pumps and $6,000 for installation.
Nebraska's moisture situation
Back to 100% normal moisture level for our state.
Nationally, 13 states - Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Nebraska, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin have normal moisture levels. Alaska, Puerto Rico, and Hawaii are still dry, with some moderate drought in Hawaii on the Big Island.
Click on the map for the Drought Monitor web site
Click on last week's map to submit a drought impact report
First quarter Tuesday, October 16th at 1:02 PM CDT
Click on this animated moon for what it looks like now.
Moon data from the US Naval Observatory.
Oct 10th, 1845 - To improve the then-unsatisfactory methods of instructing midshipmen, George Bancroft - historian, educator, and secretary of the navy - founded the US Naval Academey in Annapolis, Maryland.
Click on the photo for the About page of the USNA web site
"Without a decisive naval force we can do nothing definitive." - George Washington
Oct 11th, 2002 - Congress passed a bill, by a wide margin, granting President George W. Bush broad authority to use force against Iraq.
Click on the photo for full details from Congress.gov
Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/malala_yousafzai_662437?src=t_taliban
“One of the hardest parts of my job is to connect Iraq to the war on terror. ” - George W. Bush
Oct 12th, 2000 - While preparing to refuel in the Yemeni port of Aden, the USS Cole, a U.S. naval destroyer, was attacked by suicide bombers associated with al-Qaeda; 17 sailors were killed and 39 wounded.
Click on this picture for a US Navy Times story
"I know what it's like to duct-tape an American flag to a body bag." - Master Chief Greg Carlson
Oct 13th, 2000 - A U.S. federal court of appeals overturns a district court ruling that U.S. citizens residing in Puerto Rico have the right to vote in the U.S. presidential election; the appeals court rules that an amendment to the Constitution would be required for Puerto Ricans to gain that right.
Click on the photo for the PRI article
“In Puerto Rico, we continue to see the perpetuation of second-class citizenship in the United States.” - Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Oct 14th, 1947 - American test pilot Chuck Yeager became the first person to break the sound barrier.
Click on the image for the CNN retrospective
"You do what you can for as long as you can, and when you finally can't, you do the next best thing. You back up but you don't give up." - Chuck Yeager
Oct 15th, 1959 - On this day in 1959 a final conference on the Antarctic Treaty convened in Washington, D.C., and, after six weeks of negotiations, the treaty was signed by 12 countries, preserving the continent for free scientific study.
Click on the picture for the British Antarctic Survey explanation
Oct 16th, 1793 - After the French Revolution began, Marie-Antoinette, queen consort of Louis XVI, was targeted by agitators who, enraged by her extravagance and attempts to save the monarchy, ultimately guillotined her on this day.
Click on her picture for the HistoryExtra article
"Courage! I have shown it for years; think you I shall lose it at the moment when my sufferings are to end?" - Marie Antoinette
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