March 10, 2010


            A regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, March 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 March 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, and Arliss Wassenberg. Absent:  None. Visitors: John Berry.

 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 February 2010 minutes, Oelke seconded, and motion carried 5-0.

Stoner made a motion to accept the February 2010 treasurer’s report; Wassenberg seconded, motion carried 5-0.




            The amount of the Keno check was $1750.89  

            Water consumed for February was 561,000; water paid for 663,000; +102,000 for month;

 +109,000 YTD.

            In public comments, John Berry spoke about street projects. Methodist Church hill will cost an estimated $57,000; the half Old Shop Street will cost an estimated $83,000.

            A bonus for Kastens was tabled until April.




            Schomerus made a motion to approve the application for the Keno License, Stoner seconded, and motion carried 5-0.

            Clean-up Day has been scheduled for June 5th, 2010.

            Oelke made a motion to transfer funds in the amount of $1,690.00 for bond payments. Schomerus seconded, and motion carried 5-0.

            Crownover and Schomerus met with Syracuse School building committee. Several scenarios of returning the school building to the Village were discussed. There will be another meeting in the near future.


 Claims for March 2010 were reviewed:


4217   Nemaha Valley Refuse         trash                            2132.70

4218   Barb Wilhelm                         105.5 hours                1228.62

4219   Amber Kempkes                   35 hours                       327.62

4220   Dwight Kastens                     80.5 hours                    758.03

4221   Sheena Kastens                   6.5 hours                        60.50

4222  Dan Crownover                   wages                          69.26

4223   Dale Stoner                           wages                            --------

4224   Janet Oelke                           wages                             46.17

4225   Lynn Schomerus                   wages                             46.17

AWD   IRS                                          941 tax                        580.14

4226   NC Utilities                             village accounts       1008.52

4227   Windstream                           office phone                   52.13

AWD   OPPD                                     water                               15.14

4228   RWD#3                                  water                          1456.15

AWD   NE Dept of Revenue sales tax                      374.89

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

4229   Dan’s Tire                           battery/wipers            128.85

4230   Matt Friend                         snow plow parts         168.00

4231   TR Mart                              snow removal             197.05

4232   NE Dept of Revenue Keno license                 100.00

4233   Heartland Class                    adv                                   16.21                           


TOTAL CLAIMS FOR MARCH                                           8812.32


Stoner made a motion to pay claims, Schomerus seconded, all Trustees voted aye.

            Delinquent water & sewer patrons were reviewed. Shut-offs will be sent to Helen Baker, Ron Isaacs, Chad Pester, Erin Velazco, and Aaron Paul.

            Correspondence included sanitary survey results, ad in paper for more office space, review street projects estimate, and dates for a disaster declaration meeting. Clerk reported she sent in a Request for Public Assistance for partial reimbursement for snow removal; several complaints about blood running down the alley from the locker plant; and who’s responsible for the annual BBQ.


            The meeting adjourned at 9:55 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.