June 09, 2021


The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, June 09, 2021, 7:30 p.m. at the Unadilla Community Center. 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, Janet Oelke, Scott Hincker and Clark Stubbendeck. Visitors:  Fredrick Rumery.

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

Oelke made a motion to approve the May 2021 minutes, Stoner seconded. On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay.  Motion carried 5-0.

Hincker made a motion to approve the May 2021 treasurer’s report, bank statements, reconciliation, and receipts Stubbendeck seconded. On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay.   Motion carried 5-0.

The following claims were reviewed:

Corinne Zahn               Wage 89.5 hrs                       $1,486.73

Barb Wilhelm                Wage 20 hrs                                260.52

Arlin Rohlfs                   Wage 50 hrs                                600.27

Dwight Kastens            Wage 40.5 hrs                            567.13

Clayton Dowling           Wage 94.5 hrs                         1,323.99

Levi Carlock                  Refund water deposit                   64.38

Dan Crownover            Wage                                           138.52

Clark Stubbendeck      Wage                                           115.44

Dale Stoner                  Wage                                           115.44

Janet Oelke                  Wage                                           115.44

Scott Hincker                Wage                                           115.44

Post Office                    Stamps, postage                        110.20

RWD#3                         Water                                        2,302.50

Zito Media                     Television                                    123.29

Keim Farm Equip.        Repair tractor, steering cyc.      501.30

Municipal Supply          Pipe for watermain                  3,265.23 

DHHS                           Water test                                      15.00

Papillion Sanitation      Garbage                                   2,053.50


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          IRS                                941’s                             $1,061.69

          NE Dept. of Rev.          Sales tax                            425.61

          OPPD                           Water pit                              33.00

          JEO                               Engineering                    9,980.00  

          Nitty Gritty                     Fuel, battery                      454.65

          NC Utilities                    Utilities                            1,730.77

          Windstream                  Phone                                  78.07

          Quill                               Computer Ink                     108.99

          Burr Farms                   Weed & feed                       95.85

          B&B Pump                    Diesel fuel                              3.76

          Syr Do It Best               Links, paint                          42.90

          ABC Pest Control         Pest control                       120.00 

          Menards                       Water, hoses, tape              68.82 

          Dollar General              Bottled water                       93.38

          Walmart                        Office supplies                    46.89

          Dollar General              Bleach                                 23.96

          Walmart                        Bottled Water                       95.68

          Walmart                        Cable ties, bleach               72.43

          Sam’s Club                   Bleach                                 59.97

          Dollar General              Water, Bleach                     78.93                           

          Stoner made a motion to approve the claims, seconded by Oelke.  On a roll call vote Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay.  Motion carried 5-0.


          The amount of the Keno check was $866.11.

          Water consumed: 821,000; water paid for: 616,000; balance for month:

 -205,000; YTD: -699,000. The cross-connection surveys were sent out to the Village Residents.  They need to be done every 3 years and kept for 10 years.  There was a significant water main break on 7th Street.  Lovell Excavating was called to repair the break.  New water line will be replaced for about a block from I to H streets on 7th.  13 homes were affected by the break and bottled water was supplied to those residents to drink.  Temporary water lines were run to their homes so they could have water.

          Schoolhouse items:  Discussion was held on replacing some of the light fixtures that do not work on the stage and kitchen and to replace an breaker for the kitchen.  Kurt Kastens will give us an estimate on replacing those.  Hincker made a motion to replace those lights, seconded by Stoner.  On a roll call vote

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  Stoner Oelke, Hincker, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay.  Motion carried 5-0. Clerk is still researching the use of Clerk books for the computer in the office.  Bennet is having some training they invited us to attend.

          Street Project:  Crownover reported on the meeting with JEO on the mapping. A couple minor changes with the drainage on 2 places were changed.  Attorney Jerry Stilmock will send in his approval on the mapping and the paperwork should be completed.           

          Quonset Property:  We have not received the lease yet from OPPD.  Hincker made a motion to approve the 2nd Addition Replat of the N.W. ¼ of the N.W. ¼ of Section 11, T.8N, R10E, of the 6th P.M., Otoe County, Nebraska from Schmitz Surveying, seconded by Oelke.  On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay.  Motion carried 5-0. 

          Clean Up Day: Cleanup day is set for June 19th at the park.  Papillion Sanitation will be bringing a dumpster. There will also be city wide garage sales this day.

          Public Comments:  None     




          Stoner made a motion to assign 810 Groundhog Lane for the street address for Lot 5 & 6 of Groundhog Heights, seconded by Oelke.  Hincker made a motion to assign Lot 1 of Crownover Subdivision as 230 10th Street and Lot 2 as 250 10th Street, seconded by Stubbendeck.  On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay.  Motion carried 5-0.

          Discussion of ordering bulk asphalt for potholes around town.  It was decided to order 15 tons from Pavers. 

          Discussion was held on the library board purchasing a bench to go outside of the Community Center.  A red metal bench like what is at the park was decided for them to purchase.

          Stoner made a motion to approve a variance for Shon & Meg Ryan on the pole shed building.  It is approximately 18 inches taller than the setbacks on one end.  Oelke seconded the motion.  On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay.  Motion carried 5-0.        

The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed.  Hookup #074, 075, 088, 095, 098, 115, 137, and 141.

Correspondence: Janelle Werner and Candace Cordon donated funds to the park for using the park shelter.  The Unadilla Library donated funds to purchase 40 new folding chairs for the Community Center. Clerk checked for

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pricing and how sturdy some of the chairs are.  After looking at several vendors, they were ordered from Menards. Delivery will be in July.

The meeting adjourned at 9:05 p.m.


Next Meeting: 07-14-21 at the Village Community Center




                                                                             Village Clerk-Treasurer





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