January 13, 2010


            A regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, January 13, 2010, 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 January 4, 2010; 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:  Dale Stoner, Janet Oelke, and Lynn Schomerus. Absent: Dan Crownover and Arliss Wassenberg. Visitors: none.  

Acting Chairman Stoner 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 accept the December 2009 minutes, Schomerus seconded, and motion carried 3-0. Absent and not voting: Crownover and Wassenberg.

Schomerus made a motion to accept the December 2009 treasurer’s report; Oelke seconded, motion carried 3-0. Absent and not voting: Crownover and Wassenberg.




            The amount of the Keno check was $1329.43.  

            Water consumed for December was 576,000; water paid for 596,000; +20,000 for month;

 -152,000 YTD.

            There were no public comments.

            Clerk reported she had been notified by the State that City Aid was reduced by 2.5% in last year’s Special Session. We will now receive 7 payments in 2010 for $415.39.

            Clerk reported she had not received a quote or additional information on the purchase/grant of recycled tire mulch.

            A bonus for Kastens was tabled until a later date.




            The annual Clean-up Day will be June 5th this year. Schomerus volunteered to be present for this event. He also stated that car batteries should be included on the list of items accepted.  Hours will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the park.

            The Unadilla Community Foundation requested permission to block off Main Street on February 6, and permission was granted.


 Claims for January 2010 were reviewed:


4177   Nemaha Valley Refuse         trash                            2132.70

4178   Barb Wilhelm                         92 hours                     1052.21

4179   Amber Kempkes                   24 hours                       219.94

4180   Dwight Kastens                     161 hours                     824.24

4181   Dan Crownover                     wages                           69.26

4182   Dale Stoner                           wages                             46.17

----       Arliss Wassenberg               wages                             -------

4184   Janet Oelke                           wages                             46.17

4185   Lynn Schomerus                   wages                             46.17

AWD   IRS                                          941 tax                        712.64

4186   NC Utilities                             village accounts         973.18

4187   Windstream                           office phone                   51.41


AWD   OPPD                                     water                               14.58

4188   RWD#3                                  water                            1488.40

AWD   NE Dept of Revenue sales tax                                   344.98

AWD   NE Dept of Revenue SWH                                           80.00

4189   Westover                                salted sand                1540.77

4190   Heartland Classified             adv                                 17.07

4191   JP Cooke                               dog tags                         50.10

4192   Dan’s Tire                              wiper blades                  20.00

4193   TR Unadilla Mart                   street                            434.21

4194   NE PHE Lab                          water test                      16.00

4195   Kastens Electric                    park                                36.00

4196   NE Dept of Revenue keno tax                                 1091.58


TOTAL CLAIMS FOR JANUARY                                    12,050.58                  


Schomerus made a motion to pay claims, Oelke seconded, all Trustees voted aye, absent or not voting: Crownover and Wassenberg.

            Delinquent water & sewer patrons were reviewed. Shut-offs will be sent to: Dale Bailey, Ashley Field, Ron Isaacs, Ken Johnson, Aaron Paul, and Ken Sack.

            Correspondence included a discussion on the NIMS #200 training. A call was placed to Steve Vodicka and he replied he would try to help us out. The Board members asked for a better explanation of Municipal Equalization funds.


            The meeting adjourned at 8:25 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.