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Regular Meeting & Statutory Reorganization Meeting Minutes 12-14-2016 PDF  | Print |  E-mail



REGULAR BOARD MEETING & Statutory Reorganization

December 14, 2016


The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 7:30 p.m. at the Unadilla Community Library. Notice of said meeting and proposed agenda of then known subjects was given by posting in the three following places within the Village: Countryside Bank, Post Office, and Community Center Notice Board; and by serving a copy of said notice to each member of the Board of Trustees more than 5 days prior to said meeting. Trustees present: Dan Crownover, Dale Stoner, Scott Hincker, Janet Oelke, and Lynn Schomerus. Visitors:  Vicki Damme

Chairman Crownover called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. He reminded everyone of the location of the Open Meetings Act Poster. 

Hincker made a motion to approve the November 2016 minutes; Schomerus seconded, and motion carried 4-0.

Stoner made a motion to approve the November 2016 treasurer’s report; Hincker seconded, motion carried 4-0.


          The Keno check was in the amount of $2,475.25

          Water consumed: (746,000); water paid for: (592,000); balance for month:

(-154,000); YTD: (-1,581,000). There was a water main break 7th & F St., which was fixed. The Board will leave it up to the Clerk as when and where to attend water school.  Discussion was held on if we want to have the water tower on a 3 year inspection plan.  It will be tabled until next month for the clerk to research on the last repairs.

          Schoolhouse items: Clerk reported that a gym light was going out and that a kitchen facet was leaking along with an electrical outlet that was not working in the kitchen. Kevin Randall will be contacted to replace a couple of the gym lights and the outlet in the kitchen.  Unadilla Hardware will be contacted on the sink. 

          Pavers completed the street repairs and submitted their bill for payment.  The bill was reviewed and it was noted that it was higher than the estimate due to the intersection at 6th & I St. They had to use cement instead of asphalt.                   Property by the elevator:  No discussion at this time

          Public Comments:  None



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         Vicki Damme approached the Board on starting a Preschool here at the community center         .  The Board stated it would be a great asset to the community

to have and that the building was intended for kids and kids use.  A fee will be charged for using suite 2 and reevaluated in six months.  Damme will provide the liability insurance.

          Hincker made a motion to go ahead with the audit waiver for this year, Schomerus seconded, motion carried 4-0.

          Oelke made a motion to appoint Evan Wickersham with JEO as our Street Superintendent for 2017, Stoner seconded, motion carried 4-0.       

          Hincker made a motion to appoint Evan Wickersham with JEO as our Village Engineer for 2017, Schomerus seconded, motion carried 4-0.

          The One and Six Year Plan was discussed.  Items to put on the plan is water tower renovations and the remaining 20 blocks of streets to be asphalted.

          Salaries were discussed for 2017.  Oelke made a motion to raise Zahn to $16.50 per hour and office help to $11.50 per hour.  Everyone else will stay the same.  Per Kastens request, a raise was not given this year. Stoner seconded, motion carried 4-0.

          The following salaries will be used beginning 1-01-2017:


                   Deputy Clerk……………………….$15.50/hr




                   Legal Counsel………………………as billed

                   CPA………………………………… billed

                   Water/Wastewater………………….$16.00/hr plus mileage

                   Extra Labor…………………………..$10.50/hr

                   Office help……………………………$11.50/hr        

The following claims were reviewed for December payment:

6450           Barb Wilhelm                wages/17 hrs                   208.34

6451          Corinne Zahn               wages/71.5 hrs              923.47

6447           Dwight Kastens           wages/91 hrs                1,076.54

6448          Arlin Rohlfs                            wage/33 hrs                    320.00

6467          Dan Crownover           wage                                            92.35             

6469           Janet Oelke                  wage                                           69.26

6468          Dale Stoner                  wage                                            69.26

6470           Scott Hincker                wage                                            69.26

6471          Lynn Schomerus                   wage                                            69.26

6449          Rita Compton               wage/22.5 hrs                207.79

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6465           Seneca Sanitation       garbage                        2,108.70

AWD          IRS                               941 tax                            723.44                                     IRS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 941 tax                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  686.23

6459           N.C. Utilities                  util                                 1,314.23

6466           Windstream                  office phone                     68.33

6461           RWD#3                         water                                      1,853.90

AWD           NE Dept of Rev           sales tax                          281.59

6452           Zito                                hsi                                    124.91

6454          NE PHE Lab                 water test                           15.00

6456          Kastens Ele                  water leak 10th St.           210.00

6464          Syr Motor Sup              belt                                       9.99

6458          Syr Do It Best               batteries, clock, flags      177.61

6460          NE Rural Water            Membership                    125.00

6453          Recyc Enterprises       recycling                         200.00

6455          JEO                               remapping                         50.00

6457          Nitty Gritty                     fuel                                   219.90

6463          S.E. Area Clerks           dues                                   10.00

6462          AlarmLink                      alarm sys prop               125.00

6472          Pete’s Plmb                  sewer, water leak         1,878.28

6473          Paver’s                         street repair                13,810.74

6474          Dean Steinkuhler                  park seeding                3,300.00

TOTAL                                                                               $29,712.15


          Schomerus made a motion to approve the claims, Stoner seconded, motion carried 4-0.

The list of delinquent water & sewer patrons was reviewed:  Dana Boyce, Nikki Ebeler, Cay Rowley and Marc McGowan.                                                                                     

In Correspondence:  The Emergency Plan of Operations on the water and sewer was updated and completed, the DHHS reviewed and approved the plan. The next plan is due December of 2019.  Clerks school is March 20-24th this year in Kearney. 

The meeting adjourned at 9:20 p.m.

NEXT MEETING:  1-11-17 at the Village Library


                                                                             Village Clerk-Treasurer


A complete and current copy of these proceedings is available for

inspection at the Village Office during normal business hours.