October 8, 2008

A regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, October 8, 2008, 7:30 p.m. at the Village Office. Notice of said meeting and proposed agenda of then known subjects was given by posting in the three following places within the Village: The Bar, Post Office, and Village Office window, and by publishing in the Syracuse Journal-Democrat on October 2, 2008; 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: Russell Ziemann, Dan Crownover, Arliss Wassenberg, and Janet Oelke. Absent: Dale Stoner. Visitors: none.

Chairman Ziemann called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. He reminded everyone of the location of the Open Meetings Act poster; and that the meeting was being recorded. The meeting acknowledgement was signed.

Trustee Oelke made a motion to approve minutes of the September 2008 meeting. Trustee Wassenberg seconded, and motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Stoner. Trustee Wassenberg made a motion to accept the September 2008 treasurer’s report. Trustee Crownover seconded, and motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Stoner.


Crownover made a motion to approve change order #5: saw and remove curb line; construct 8” P.C. concrete curb line with drop curb; one additional handicap paint symbol; additional hatching stripes; two truncated domes for handicap ramp; and additional labor on ramps. This increased the amount by $1363.70 for a total contract price of $432,259.85. Wassenberg seconded and motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Stoner. Crownover then made a motion to pay warrant #4 in the amount of $178,682.65, Oelke seconded, and motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Stoner.

The amount of the keno check was $987.52.

The amount of water consumed was 818,000 gallons as opposed to 910,000 gallons paid for. (-624,000 YTD).

Clerk reported the outdoor toilets done, and the portables picked up. Glenn Lewis will clean the outdoor toilets once a week.

Clerk is still looking for a vendor to replace woodchips.

There were no public comments.

Speed bumps, item in memory of Ardie Hopp, and purchasing a water detector remain tabled until a later date.


Wassenberg made a motion to update the Otoe County LEOP Resolution as reviewed by Fire Chief, Steve Vodicka. Crownover seconded and motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Stoner.

Clerk reported that with this month’s claims for the outdoor toilets, the total spent would be $20,981.33. She was instructed to transfer this amount from Keno Community Betterment to the General Fund.

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The following claims for October were reviewed for payment:

Check # Payee Description Amount

3779 Depository Trust principal 20,000.00

3780 Depository Trust interest 2325.00

3781 Nemaha Valley Refuse trash 2264.10

3782 Barb Wilhelm wages/117 hours 1232.88

3783 Keith Block wages/86 hours 642.66

3784 Russ Ziemann wages 110.82

3785 Dale Stoner wages 27.70

3786 Dan Crownover wages 83.11

3787 Arliss Wassenberg wages 83.11

3788 Janet Oelke wages 83.11

AWD IRS 941 tax 712.11

3789 NC Utilities village accounts 883.10

3790 Windstream office phone 53.92

AWD OPPD water 14.58

3791 RWD#3 water purchased 2008.70

AWD NE Dept of Rev sales tax 395.60

AWD NE Dept of Rev SWH 300.00

3792 Dan’s Tire park 27.00

3793 Gr Pl 1-call hot line 2.02

3794 Payless Office Supplies paper 41.72

3795 NE PHE Lab water 80.00

3796 Heartland Class adv 64.94

3797 Eagle Services park 169.00

3798 Gilmore & Assoc str project 2641.90

3799 Westover Rock & Sand rock alley 340.56

3800 Kastens Electric sewer/water 575.74

3801 SE Clerks Assn dues 10.00

3802 D Crownover park toilets 385.00

3803 Nelson Construction dirt/str 765.00

3804 Nelson Construction hydrant/str 2549.95

3805 Nelson Construction paving-Dan’s Tire 21,892.47

3806 K Liesemeyer pers serv/str 85.00

3807 J Vogt sewer 249.54

3808 NE Dept of Revenue keno tax 590.60

Total 61,690.94

Oelke made a motion to pay October claims, Wassenberg seconded, motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Stoner.

Delinquent water & sewer patrons were reviewed. Shut-offs will be sent to: David Lewis, Christina Long, Bryan McCoy, and Kathryn Romine.

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Correspondence included a request to house a fire truck in the new shop. Board decided against this action. A request from the Co-op for speed bumps was declared unfeasible. The Board agreed rock needed to be put on the west side of the grain bins, but decided to wait until the matter of another street light was decided. The painting diagram was reviewed as was the letter from the NE Dept of Roads outlining procedures if the Village was using federal funds to pay for a street project. Clerk reported that Dale Stoner was absent due to his father passing away. Clerk was instructed to get a quote for a new lawnmower, snow blower attachment, chains, and wheel weights.

The meeting adjourned at 8:45 p.m.


Village Clerk-Treasurer

A complete and current copy of these proceedings is available for inspection at the Village Office during normal business hours.