December 8, 2010


            A regular monthly meeting and statutory reorganization of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, December 8, 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 December 2, 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: Wassenberg. Visitors: Kelly Ray/Around the Clock Security.

Chairman Crownover called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. He reminded everyone of the location of the Open Meetings Act Poster. The Clerk read the certified election results from the Otoe County Clerk, with Dan Crownover, Dale Stoner, and Janet Oelke being re-elected to four year terms. Oelke made a motion to nominate Dan Crownover as Chairman of the Board for a term of two years; Schomerus seconded, motion carried 3-0. Abstaining: Crownover; absent: Wassenberg. The newly reorganized Board then signed the meeting acknowledgement.

            The following committees were appointed:

                        Streets & Alleys-------------Lynn Schomerus

                        Sewer & Keno---------------Dan Crownover

                        Environment & Safety-----Arliss Wassenberg

                        Water & Lights--------------Janet Oelke

                        Park----------------------------Dale Stoner

Barbara Wilhelm was reappointed Clerk-Treasurer and Dwight Kastens was reappointed Utility-Maintenance Supervisor on a motion by Oelke, seconded by Schomerus, motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Wassenberg.

Schomerus made a motion to re-appoint Scott Hincker and Jay Jensen to the Planning Commission for a term of 3 years, ending 12-31-2013; Stoner seconded, and motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Wassenberg.

Stoner then made a motion to re-appoint Wilhelm, Kastens, and Wassenberg to the Safety Committee; re-appoint Wilhelm as Zoning Administrator and Crownover as Building Inspector; to re-appoint Wilhelm as Flood Plain Administrator and Cross-connection Control Officer; Oelke seconded, and motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Wassenberg.

Schomerus then made a motion to raise Wilhelm’s salary to $15.00/hour, Kastens to $11.50/hour, and to leave Kempkes at $10.60/hour, Sheena Kastens will begin training at $10.00/hour; Stoner seconded, and motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Wassenberg.

The following salaries will be used beginning 1-1-2011:





            Legal Counsel--------------------As billed

            CPA---------------------------------As billed

            Water/Wastewater--------------15.00/hour plus mileage

            Committee Supt.----------------15.00/hour

            Extra Labor-----------------------10.00/hour

            Snow removal (our truck)-----13.00/hour

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                        Snow removal (his tractor)------------35.00/hour


The Countryside Bank in Unadilla was designated as the official depository for village funds on a motion by Oelke, seconded by Schomerus, motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Wassenberg.

Stoner made a motion to approve the November 2010 minutes; Oelke seconded, motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Wassenberg.

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




            The amount of the Keno check was $1103.23

            Water consumed: 474,000; water paid for: 702,000; balance for month: +228,000; YTD:


            There were no public comments.

            The wiring/generator project has been tabled until further notice.

            Installation of speed bumps & signs was tabled until better weather.

            Clerk was instructed to obtain quotes from Stutheit and Keim for a new lawnmower, ZTR, with trade-in.

            In Schoolhouse items, Schomerus made a motion to purchase and have installed a security system plus one additional camera for $2500. Oelke seconded the motion; motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Wassenberg. Clerk was instructed to take the money out of Keno funds. 




            Schomerus made a motion to extend the garbage contract with Nemaha Valley Refuse through 5-31-2015, Oelke seconded, motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Wassenberg.

            Stoner made a motion to approve the Audit Waiver as presented, Schomerus seconded, motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Wassenberg.


 The following claims were reviewed for December payment:


4463   Nemaha Valley Refuse         trash pickup                           2126.80

4464   Barb Wilhelm                         wages /121                            1381.17

4465   Amber Kempkes                   wages /24                                 219.94

4466   Dwight Kastens                     wages /107                            1017.43

4467   Dan Crownover                     wages                                         69.26

4468   Dale Stoner                           wages                                         46.17

----       Arliss Wassenberg               wages                                         ----

4469   Janet Oelke                           wages                                         46.17

4470   Lynn Schomerus                   wages                                         46.17

AWD   IRS                                          941 tax                                   688.84

4471   N.C. Utilities                                                                           881.02

4472   Windstream                           office phone                              74.01

AWD   OPPD                                     water                                          15.14

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4473   RWD#3                                  water                                     1269.10

AWD   NE Dept of Rev                     sales tax                                 272.84

4474   Midtown Holiday Inn  water                                      219.90

4475   M Clarke                                audit waiver                           835.00

4476   Dan’s Tire                              street                                        22.00

4477   TR Unadilla Mart                                                                   155.15

4478   Pete’s Plumbing                    water leak                           1014.25

4479   NE PHE Lab                          water                                         16.00

4480   Syr Lumber                            park/park shelter                   881.39

4481   GR PL-1 call                                                                              2.85

4482   Stubb Impl                                                                                21.58

4483   NeRWA                                  dues                                        125.00

4484   Heartland Class                    adv                                            16.58

4485   R & R Service                        SH-lock & keys                      152.25

4486   Kastens Electric                    2-water leaks                         393.00

4487   Around the Clock Security  SH-install & camera            2500.00

4488   A DeGolyer                            candy                                      100.00

4489   TR Unadilla Mart                   gift cert                                   150.00                                   


TOTAL                                                                                          14,759.01


Stoner made a motion to pay claims, Schomerus seconded, and motion carried 4-0. Absent and not voting: Wassenberg.

            The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed. No shut-offs will be sent.

            In correspondence, Bailey’s fallen tree was discussed, as was the water leak on “I” Street. Clerk reported the Girl Scouts would like to rent a cupboard in Meeting Room #1 and would like to schedule meetings there. It was reported that Meyer’s Body Shop will paint the new “bridge” at the park for the price of the paint.



The meeting adjourned at 10:30 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.