REGULAR BOARD MEETING
A regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, December 15, 2009, (postponed from December 9, 2009 due to a snow storm), 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 30, 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, Janet Oelke, and Lynn Schomerus. Absent: Arliss Wassenberg. Visitors: none.
Chairman Crownover called the meeting to order at He reminded everyone of the location of the Open Meetings Act poster.
Schomerus made a motion to accept the November 2009 minutes, Stoner seconded, and motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Wassenberg.
Stoner made a motion to accept the November 2009 treasurer’s report; Oelke seconded, motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Wassenberg.
The amount of the Keno check was $1739.99.
Water consumed for November was 506,000; water paid for 671,000; +165,000 for month;
Clerk advised the Board that the Public Forum in regards to future use of the Unadilla School was cancelled until 1-4-10 @Syracuse Elementary auditorium 6:00 p.m.
Since Santa won’t be coming to the School, the Board authorized $100 for Bob Brandt to use for candy for the appearance of Santa at the Countryside Bank Holiday Open House. (Brandt declined.)
Salary increases were discussed. Stoner made a motion to raise Kastens, Wilhelm, and Kempkes’ salaries 60 cents across the board. Schomerus seconded and motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Wassenberg.
The Keno Audit and the NBCS report were reviewed and signed. Clerk will mail them both to the appropriate State of
Clerk presented information on recycled tire mulch to be used on the playground. She indicated it was possible the Village would qualify for an environmental grant. Clerk was given permission to pursue this project.
Schomerus made a motion to transfer $4500. from the Bond account to the General Account and to use these funds to pay the Ameritas bill for the bonds. Oelke seconded, and the motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Wassenberg.
Claims for December 2009 were reviewed:
4153 Nemaha Valley Refuse trash 2168.50
4154 Barb Wilhelm 98.5 hours 1082.58
4155 Amber Kempkes per ser 24.5 hrs 245.00
4156 Dwight Kastens 95 hours 752.32
4157 Dan Crownover wages 69.26
4158 Dale Stoner wages 46.17
4159 Arliss Wassenberg wages 46.17
4160 Janet Oelke wages 46.17
4161 Lynn Schomerus wages 46.17
AWD IRS 941 tax 511.63
4162 NC Utilities village accounts 874.82
4163 Windstream office phone 50.38
AWD OPPD water 14.58
4164 RWD#3 water 1337.90
4165 J Vogt sewer 411.96
4166 D Crownover lights/street 87.00
4167 NeRWA dues 125.00
4168 NE PHE Lab water test 16.00
4170 Heartland Classified adv 15.35
4171 Syr Lumber park 88.92
4172 Farmer’s Coop sewer test 20.50
4173 EAS sewer test 38.56
4174 Ameritas bonding fee 4500.00
4175 Darrell Hillman seeding/park 1230.00
4176 Gilmore & Assoc NBCS report 292.00
TOTAL CLAIMS FOR DECEMBER 14,517.48
Stoner made a motion to pay claims, Schomerus seconded, and motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Wassenberg.
Delinquent water & sewer patrons were reviewed. Shut-offs will be sent to: Dale Bailey, Ron Isaacs, and Kathryn Romine.
Correspondence included a variance request from Norman Duncan to waive the 6” overhang on detached garages. After discussion by the Board, this request was denied. A letter of recommendation for NC Utilities to be included in their grant proposal was approved and signed. Clerk reported that mileage reimbursement will decrease to .50/per mile on
The meeting adjourned at
A complete and current copy of these proceedings is available for inspection at the Village Office during normal business hours.