April 14, 2010


            A regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, April 14, 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: Countryside Bank, Post Office, and Village Office window, and by publishing in the Syracuse Journal-Democrat on April 8, 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, Lynn Schomerus, and Arliss Wassenberg. Absent:  None. Visitors: Steve Vodicka and Doni Stoner.

 Chairman Crownover called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

Stoner made a motion to accept the March 2010 minutes, Oelke seconded, and motion carried 5-0.

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




            The amount of the Keno check was $1,077.00

            Water consumed for February was 567,000; water paid for 575,000; +8,000 for month;

 +117,000 YTD.

            In public comments, Steve Vodicka appeared to set up a date and time for NIMS training for the Village Board and Clerk. It was approved for May 19th, 7:30 p.m., at the Village Office.

            Doni Stoner gave an update on the activities for June 19. The 43rd Army Band will be here; food/meal is still undecided. Clerk will contact the County Sheriff/ Steve Lade to see about blocking off the old highway for a 5K run. Clerk will also compile a map for garage sales.

            A bonus for Dwight Kastens was discussed. Stoner made a motion to approve $200 for a bonus, Schomerus seconded, motion carried 4-1. Voting was as follows: Crownover, yea; Stoner, yea; Schomerus, yea; Oelke, yea; Wassenberg, nay.           

            Principal Buller informed Crownover and Schomerus that they would be getting an appraisal on the Unadilla School Building. There was no other contact concerning this situation.




            The Windstream request to bury cable was tabled until more information is forthcoming.

            Speed bumps on Main Street were discussed. The matter was tabled until May, giving the Clerk time to check on portable speed bumps.

            Wassenberg made a motion to adopt Resolution #R1-2010, Nemaha Natural Resources District Hazard Mitigation Plan, Oelke seconded, motion carried 5-0. An original copy of this resolution is attached to these minutes.


 Claims for April 2010 were reviewed:


4234   Depository Trust                  int 03 bonds            1690.00

4235   Countryside Bank                int 09 bonds            5215.63

4236   Nemaha Valley Refuse         trash                            2132.70

4237   Barb Wilhelm                         107.5 hours                1254.76

4238   Amber Kempkes                   52 hours                       494.04

4239   Dwight Kastens                   102.0 hours                    968.49

4240   Sheena Kastens                   9.5 hours                        95.00

4241   Dan Crownover                   wages                          69.26

4242   Dale Stoner                           wages                             46.17

4243   Arliss Wassenberg             wages                          46.17

4244   Janet Oelke                           wages                             46.17

4245   Lynn Schomerus                   wages                             46.17

AWD   IRS                                          941 tax                        654.57

4246   NC Utilities                             village accounts         963.62

4247   Windstream                           office phone                  61.09

AWD   OPPD                                     water                               15.14

4248   RWD#3                                  water                          1469.05

AWD   NE Dept of Revenue sales tax                      359.39

AWD   NE Dept of Revenue SWH                            205.00

4249   Ashland Tree Service                                          1350.00

4250   NE Dept of Revenue          SWH                           158.53

4251   Randy Crownover              snow removal             630.00

4252   TR Mart                              water                            73.40

4253   NE PHE Lab                       water test                     16.00

4254   GR PI I-Call                        hotline                            5.05

4255   Dan’s Tire                           street                            20.00

4256   Dan Crownover                  street repair                  71.00

4257   Dobson Bros.                     cold patch                 1561.00

4258   Farmer’s Coop                   sewer test                     20.50

4259   Kasten’s Electric                lights@park/water       273.88

4260   Westover                           rock                           2330.48

4261   Heartland Classified          advertising                     18.42

4262   NE Dept of Revenue         keno tax                     1027.44

4263   Office Depot                          supplies                          170.06

4264   Beatrice Concrete                repair street                   140.50

4265   EAS                                        sewer test                        39.46


TOTAL CLAIMS FOR APRIL                                            23,738.14


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 David Lewis, Meg Ryan, Ken Sack, Loren Stubbendick, and Erin Velazco.

            Correspondence included FEMA contact, no dumping sign by concrete pile, letter from Gilmore & Associates on proposed projects, polling station at Syracuse, County Clerk stated county does not have control over propane tanks, Kriefels estimate (approved), tree estimates (approved), and bond payment schedule for Trustee’s information. Crownover reported Kroese was going to be working at M.K. Meats and would like to finish refacing the sidewalk there and Board approved.


            The meeting adjourned at 9:40 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.