November 11, 2009


            A regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, November 11, 2009, 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 November 5, 2009; 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, Arliss Wassenberg, Janet Oelke, and Lynn Schomerus. Visitors: Tyler Crownover.  

Chairman Crownover 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.

Oelke made a motion to accept the October minutes, Schomerus seconded, and motion carried 4-0.

Stoner made a motion to accept the October 2009 treasurer’s report; Stoner seconded, motion carried 4-0.

Wassenberg entered the meeting at 7:44 p.m.




            The amount of the Keno check was $1436.79.  

            Water consumed for October was 623,000; water paid for 689,000; +66,000 for month;

 -337,000 YTD.

            Tyler Crownover appeared as a representative of the School District #27 Board. The future use of the Unadilla building was discussed, as were the options, and the estimated cost breakdowns for the current school year. Crownover will keep the Board informed during the process and will have Brad Buller contact the Clerk.

            An oral agreement between Ron Zieger and the Village was reached on 10-15-2009. The agreement allows the Village to use the rock pits by the old Gartner Construction sheds if we keep the surrounding area free of weeds, etc. Dan Crownover and Lynn Schomerus were present and agreed to this arrangement on behalf of the Village.




            Schomerus made a motion to approve the passage of Ordinance #250-09, An Ordinance to Amend the Comprehensive Plan Created by Ordinance #215-01 for the Village of Unadilla, specifically changing the front and side yards of Accessory Buildings in the Medium Density Residential District (an original copy of this ordinance is attached to these minutes.) Wassenberg seconded the motion, motion carried 5-0.

            Stoner made a motion to approve the Audit Waiver Request prepared by Melinda Clarke, CPA, and to pay her $835.00. Oelke seconded and the motion carried 5-0.


 Claims for November 2009 were reviewed:


4127   Nemaha Valley Refuse         trash                            2168.50

4128   Barb Wilhelm                         108.5 hours                1207.71

4129   Amber Kempkes                   per ser 28 hrs              280.00

4130   Dwight Kastens                     92.5 hours                    824.24

4131   Dan Crownover                     wages                           138.52

4132   Dale Stoner                           wages                             46.17

4133   Arliss Wassenberg               wages                             92.35 

4134   Janet Oelke                           wages                             92.35

4135   Lynn Schomerus                   wages                             92.35

AWD   IRS                                          941 tax                         562.96

4136   NC Utilities                             village accounts          873.09

4137   Windstream                           office phone                   55.48

AWD   OPPD                                     water                              14.58

4138   RWD#3                                  water                           1589.45

AWD   NE Dept of Revenue sales tax                                   377.57

AWD   NE Dept of Revenue SWH                                         150.00

4139   Dan’s Tire                              town truck                      179.39

4140   Farmer’s Coop                      sewer                              24.30

4141   Gr Pl 1-Call                            hotline                                1.01

4142   TR Unadilla Mart                   water                               69.00

4143   Added Touch                         V Wilhelm                       40.00

4144   Stubbendick Imp                   street                          2190.41

4145   NE Municipal Clerks dues                                            15.00

4146   NE PHE Lab                          water                               16.00

4147   Heartland Classified             adv                                  15.35

4148   Steve Kroese                        street                             225.00

4149   M Clarke                                audit waiver                  835.00

4150   NE Dept of Revenue addl Keno tax                            92.19

4151   EAS                                        sewer                              61.24


TOTAL CLAIMS FOR OCTOBER                                   12,329.21                 


Wassenberg made a motion to pay claims, Schomerus seconded, all Trustees voted aye, absent or not voting: none.

            Delinquent water & sewer patrons were reviewed. Shut-offs will be sent to: David Lewis, Robert Schutz, and Ken Sack.

            Correspondence included a discussion about the street sign between Gerry Davis and Vince Hinrichsen; a Wine Tasting at the Craft Fair on 11-21; Semi’s between Davis’ and Oelkes’; Certification of the Street Superintendent. Schomerus also gave a report on updated plans for the Park Shelter, which will now cost approximately $40,000. which includes going 10’ further north and enclosing/weatherproofing that addition. Wassenberg made a motion to proceed with construction on the shelter, Stoner seconded, motion carried.


            The meeting adjourned at 9:04 p.m.

Barbara J. Wilhelm

Village Clerk-Treasurer                                                                                      


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