February 10, 2010


            A regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, February 10, 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 February 1, 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: Dan Crownover, Dale Stoner, Janet Oelke, and Lynn Schomerus. Absent:  Arliss Wassenberg. Visitors: John Berry, Chuck Porter, and Sharon Baker.

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

Schomerus made a motion to accept the January 2010 minutes, Oelke seconded, and motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting:  Wassenberg.

Stoner made a motion to accept the January 2010 treasurer’s report; Schomerus seconded, motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting:  Wassenberg.




            The amount of the Keno check was $1455.67  

            Water consumed for January was 647,000; water paid for 640,000; +7,000 for month;

 +7000 YTD.

            In public comments, John Berry spoke about streets, engineering, and upcoming projects. Chuck Porter and Sharon Baker appeared to speak about what will happen to the Unadilla School Building after this year, when students will no longer be using it. Board members discussed attending the next School Board meeting.

            Clerk reported she had still not received a quote or additional information on recycled tire mulch, and the deadline to apply for the grant was past.

            A bonus for Kastens was tabled until April.




            Stoner made a motion to approve the following dates for wine/beer tasting at TR Unadilla Mart: March 6, April 3, May 1, June 5, July 3, August 7, September 4, October 2, November 6, and December 4; hours will be from 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Oelke seconded the motion, motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Wassenberg.

            Oelke made a motion to pass Resolution R1-10, One and Six Year Plan, an original copy of which is attached to these minutes; Schomerus seconded, motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Wassenberg.

            Operation of the concession stand was discussed. Oelke indicated her group would probably be interested again, if there are any games.  


 Claims for February 2010 were reviewed:


4197   Nemaha Valley Refuse         trash                            2132.70

4198   Barb Wilhelm                         98.5 hours                  1137.16

4199   Amber Kempkes                   23 hours                       210.14

4200   Dwight Kastens                     101 hours                     943.18

4201   Sheena Kastens                   1 hours                           10.00

4202   Dale Stoner                           wages                             46.17

4203   Janet Oelke                           wages                             46.17

4204   Lynn Schomerus                   wages                             46.17

AWD   IRS                                          941 tax                        567.30

4205   NC Utilities                             village accounts       1054.50

4206   Windstream                           office phone                   56.52

AWD   OPPD                                     water                               14.97

4207   RWD#3                                  water                          1626.00

AWD   NE Dept of Revenue sales tax                                  370.81

AWD   NE Dept of Revenue SWH                              -------

4208   Gilmore & Assoc                   1 & 6                             248.65

4209   Heartland Classified adv                                              57.12

4210   NE PHE Lab                          water                              32.00

4211   Gr Plains 1-call                      hotline                               1.84

4212   Westover                                salted sand                1004.91

4213   Matt Friend                            snow blow                      25.90

4214   Kastens Electric                    water/sewer                 513.00

4215   TR Mart                                  snow removal                84.57

4216   Pete’s Plumbing                    water/sewer               2070.00


TOTAL CLAIMS FOR FEBRUARY                                12,299.78                  


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

            Delinquent water & sewer patrons were reviewed. Shut-offs will be sent to: Kyle Gress, Ron Isaacs, David Lewis, Kathryn Romine, and Meg Ryan.

            Correspondence included a call from Steve Vodicka stating he would teach a class so that everyone can be up to date on their NIMS training. After speaking to Lemoyne Schulze, NE DOR, the clerk learned the “incentive payment” comes close to covering the cost of the of the 1 & 6 Plan and its preparation, but was not originally created to do so.


            The meeting adjourned at 9:15 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.