Neighborhood enforcing rules on owner’s Halloween attraction

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A Halloween exhibit in northwest Omaha has owners on both sides of the fence and may have gone too far this year. A family says they are just sharing their holiday spirit. “It was the most rewarding thing,” said Maleka Steinbach. “Absolutely,” said Mike Steinbach. “The kids’ smiles were worth it.” Video from the Omaha Coalition of Citizen Patrols shows cars lining the street and people walking the sidewalks to view Steinbach’s Nightmare on Redick Street Halloween exhibit on Monday night. The homeowners association fears this is a hazard, with too many people lingering in a residential area. This could be the last ride for the Steinbachs. Maleka and Mike packed up their three storage containers of Halloween action figures and decorations in their garage and living room after the HOA said they weren’t following the rules. “Said HOA President Nestor Feliciano. Fecliciano says concerns from other owners began in 2017 with small complaints, but have increased over the past five years. The HOA says the parameters set for Steinbachs last year include reducing their social media ownership structure, hiring security, and allowing HOA members to vote on whether to approve screens.”We sat down with them,” Feliciano said. “We said, ‘This is what we need to do to keep this exhibit safe and our community safe.'” “Why were we allowed to do this for two years?” Maleka Steinbach said. said. More than 3,000 supporters have signed a petition in support of the Steinbachs, but this Christmas could be their last show of spirit for the good of the neighborhood. “We wanted to end on a high note, we didn’t want anyone You say we can’t do this anymore,” said Maleka Steinbach.

A Halloween exhibit in northwest Omaha has owners on both sides of the fence and may have gone too far this year.

The Homeowners Association off 103rd and Military Road says parking and people issues for a vacation attraction have increased over the past five years. A family says they are just sharing their holiday spirit.

“It was the most rewarding thing,” said Maleka Steinbach.

“Absolutely,” said Mike Steinbach. “The kids’ smiles were worth it.”

Video from the Omaha Coalition of Citizen Patrols shows cars lining the street and people walking the sidewalks to view Steinbach’s Nightmare on Redick Street Halloween exhibit on Monday night.

The homeowners association fears this is a hazard, with too many people lingering in a residential area. This could be the last round for the Steinbachs.

Maleka and Mike packed up their three storage containers of Halloween action figures and decorations in their garage and living room after the HOA said they weren’t following the rules.

“We’re not against holiday displays,” HOA President Nestor Feliciano said.

Fecliciano says concerns from other owners started in 2017 with small complaints, but have increased over the past five years.

The HOA says metrics set for the Steinbachs last year include shrinking their ownership structure, stopping social media ads, hiring security and allowing HOA members to vote on posting approval.

“We sat down with them,” Feliciano said. “We said, ‘This is what we need to do to keep this posting safe and keep our community safe. “”

“Why were we allowed to do this for two years?” says Maleka Steinbach.

More than 3,000 supporters have signed a petition in support of the Steinbachs, but this Christmas could be their last show of spirit for the good of the neighborhood.

“We wanted to end on a high note, we didn’t want to be told we can’t do this anymore,” said Maleka Steinbach.

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