Please restrict your water use until the tower repair is complete.
Alvo is under water restriction until further notice. Work starts November 2nd which means the tower will be empty. That means no watering lawns, washing vehicles, etc. Anyone caught doing so will have their water shut off until the tower work is complete.
Ben Glantz, Water Commissioner
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 Monday, November 5th, 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
100% normal moisture level for our state for the second week.
Nationally, 15 states - Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin have normal moisture levels. Alaska and Puerto Rico are still dry.
Click on the map for the Drought Monitor web site
Click on last week's map to submit a drought impact report
Full moon Wednesday, October 24th at 11:45 AM CDT
Click on this animated moon for what it looks like now.
Moon data from the US Naval Observatory.
Oct 31st, Every Year - Although Halloween, celebrated this day, is now observed largely as a secular holiday, it is, as the eve of All Saints Day, also a religious holiday among some Christians.
Click on the photo for Boston University's history
"Villainy wears many masks, none so dangerous as the mask of virtue." - Ichabod Crane
Nov 1st, 1952 - The U.S. military, under President Ronald Reagan, invaded the tiny island country of Grenada.
Click on the photo for the Atomic History account
Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/malala_yousafzai_662437?src=t_taliban
“Had we not pursued the hydrogen bomb, there is a very real threat that we would now all be speaking Russian. I have no regrets." - Edward Teller
Nov 2nd, 2000 - The first resident crew—including one American and two Russians—arrived at the International Space Station.
Click on this picture for the Space article
“The Earth is a beautiful planet. The space station is a great vantage point to observe it and share our planet in pictures. It makes you more of an environmentalist.” - Scott Kelly
Nov 3rd, 2014 - One World Trade Center opened in New York City on the site of the former World Trade Center complex, which had been largely destroyed in the 9/11 attack.
Click on the photo for the web site
"As they dug into the ground, the crew often came across reminders of why they were there. 'Literally the first thing and I don't exaggerate by saying the first thing we were digging and we found human remains that were missed,' recalls Steve Plate, the Port Authority's director of construction for the site ... Over the years, some workers found shoes. Others unearthed wallets ... In the early days of excavation, such grim discoveries happened almost daily."
Nov 4th, 2008 - Barack Obama became the first African to be elected president of the US.
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“We should do everything we can to make sure this country lives up to our children’s expectations.” – Barack Obama
Nov 5th, 1998 - The journal Nature published a report that DNA testing had confirmed (still disputed by some) that a member of Thomas Jefferson's family had fathered a child with the slave Sally Hemings, the testing, however, was unable to definitively prove that Jefferson was the father.
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“It is well known that the man, whom it delighteth the people to honor, keeps, and for many years past has kept, as his concubine, one of his own slaves.” – James Callender, The Richmond Reporter, September 1, 1802
Click on the picture for his web site
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln
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