June 9, 2010


            A regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, June 9, 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 June 3, 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, Arliss Wassenberg, Janet Oelke, and Lynn Schomerus. Absent:  None. Visitors: Troy Johnston and Craig Wacker, both of JEO.

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

Stoner made a motion to accept the May 2010 minutes, Wassenberg seconded, and motion carried 5-0. Absent and not voting: none.

Stoner made a motion to accept the May 2010 treasurer’s report, Oelke seconded, and motion carried 5-0. Absent and not voting: none.




            The amount of the Keno check was $676.91.

            Water consumed for April was 553,000; water paid for 625,000; +72,000 for month;

 +131,000 YTD.

            There were no public comments.

            An update on the BBQ was given by the Clerk and Stoner. Clerk reported the 3 large catalpa trees had been cut down and removed. She will pay the bill and send the paperwork to NEMA. Stoner reported they had put up posters around the area and that the band would play at the gym if the weather was bad. Crownover reminded everyone that the “Unadilla Day” would be the 4th Saturday in June in 2011.

            The park shelter might have tin over the rafters by the BBQ, but will not be finished.  





            Troy Johnston and Craig Wacker from JEO appeared before the Board to discuss an update of the Comprehensive Plan and upcoming street projects and gave the Board estimates on both projects.

            All Board members and the Clerk completed the NIMS testing and the certificates are on file at the Village Office.

            Dale Stoner left the meeting at 8:30 pm.

            The Board examined a quote from Capital City Electric for rewiring the shop to support a large generator to be used in case of a disaster. Wassenberg made a motion to go ahead with the project, Schomerus seconded, and the motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Stoner. Crownover stated we would not install the propane hookup until we get a propane tank.



 Claims for June 2010 were reviewed:


4295   Nemaha Valley Refuse         trash                            2138.80

4296   Barb Wilhelm                         115 hours                   1302.76

4297   Amber Kempkes                   24 hours                       219.94

4298   Dwight Kastens                   113.5 hours                  1081.07

4299   Sheena Kastens                   5 hours                           50.00

4300   Dan Crownover                   wages                       138.52

4301   Dale Stoner                           wages                             92.35

4302   Arliss Wassenberg             wages                          46.17

4303   Janet Oelke                           wages                             92.35

4304   Lynn Schomerus                   wages                             92.35

AWD   IRS                                          941 tax                        728.47

4305   NC Utilities                             village accounts         872.58

4306   Windstream                           office phone                   50.27

AWD   OPPD                                     water                               15.14

4307   RWD#3                                  water                          1438.95

AWD   NE Dept of Revenue sales tax                      347.38

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

4308   Dan’s Tire                              sewer/street                 364.81

4309   Erin Velazco                          water refund                   29.00

4310   Unadilla Fun Run                   donation                       100.00

4311   Unadilla Hardware                park                                25.00

4312   NE PHE Lab                          water tests                     32.00

4313   TR Mart                                  park/street                    195.90

4314   Allied Ins                                 treas bond                    100.00

4315   EAS                                        sewer test                      62.14

4316   Heartland Class                    adv                                  17.32

4317   Gr Pl 1-Call                            hotline                               5.05

4318   Midwest Farmers Coop       park/spray                      64.48

4319   Syr Lumber                            street/park shelter       275.58

4320   Ashland Tree Service           park/big catulpa        2480.00

4321   Ashland Tree Service           park/small catulpas 1200.00


TOTAL CLAIMS FOR MAY                                  13,658.38


Schomerus made a motion to pay claims, Oelke seconded, all Trustees voted aye. Absent and not voting: Stoner.

            Delinquent water & sewer patrons were reviewed. Shut-offs will be sent to: Helen Baker, Matt Daharsh, Ashley Field, Hoffker & Crosby, Christina Long, and Aaron Paul.

            Correspondence included giving each Trustee a copy of the Emergency Operations Plan, informing the Board that so far in June we are averaging 602 visits per day on the website, Windstream will do an assessment on the shop as to the feasibility of a emergency phone bank, and that Syracuse School is getting the Unadilla School building appraised.




            The meeting adjourned at 9:05 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.