March 9, 2011


The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, March 9, 2011, 7:30 p.m. at the Unadilla Community Library. 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, and by publishing in the Syracuse Journal-Democrat on March 3, 2011; 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. Visitors: none.

Chairman Crownover called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. He reminded everyone of the location of the Open Meetings Act Poster. Arliss Wassenberg entered the meeting at 7:40 p.m.

Schomerus made a motion to approve the February 2011 minutes; Oelke seconded, motion carried 5-0.

Stoner made a motion to approve the February 2011 treasurer’s report, Wassenberg seconded, motion carried 5-0.




            The amount of the Keno check was $485.18.

            Water consumed: 514,000; water paid for: 547,000; balance for month: +33,000; 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.

            Schoolhouse items: It was decided that the rental amount of all of suites would be standard; $250 per month plus $250 deposit, no exception.




            Schomerus made a motion to approve bond interest payments of $1325.00 and $6883.75 on April 1; Wassenberg seconded, motion carried 5-0.

            Unadilla Day activities were discussed. Schomerus will check into a caterer. Wilhelm stated she had been contacted by the SE Nebraska Community Band who would play for one hour for $200. Also, Charlotte Endorf, who portrays “The Life and Legacy of Annie Oakley”, who charges $75.00. Wilhelm will also locate and contact the gentleman who does the “Little Tuggers” pedal tractor pulls.

            Wilhelm did not send a letter to Ron Stocking, but she will have one ready to send at the April meeting.


 The following claims were reviewed for March payment:


4545   Nemaha Valley Refuse         trash pickup                           2144.70

4546   Barb Wilhelm                         wages /106                            1275.16

4547   Amber Kempkes                   wages /36                                 345.04

4548   Sheena Kastens                   pers serv/12.5                          125.00

4549   Dwight Kastens                     wages/124.5                        1320.86

4550   Dan Crownover                     wages                                        70.76

4551   Dale Stoner                           wages                                        47.17

4552   Arliss Wassenberg               wages                                       47.17

4553   Janet Oelke                           wages                                        47.17

4554   Lynn Schomerus                   wages                                        47.17

4555   Timmerman Signs                sign/park shelter                    200.00

AWD   IRS                                          941 tax                                   694.22

4556   N.C. Utilities                                                                         4067.66

4557   Windstream                           office phone                              57.67

AWD   OPPD                                     water                                          15.14

4558   RWD#3                                  water                                     1355.10

AWD   NE Dept of Rev                     sales tax                                 247.53

AWD   NE Dept of Rev                     SWH                                            0.00

4559   Zito Media                              cable/his                                    79.65

4560   Gatehouse Media                 publish                                       29.85

4561   Al’s                                          computers                              463.90

4562   Kastens Electric                    SH                                           962.80

4563   Westover                                salted sand                          1643.20

4564   NE PHE Lab                          water test                                  16.00

4565   TR Mart                                  water/snow rem                     717.75

4566   M Hanke                                 teach comp classes              170.00

4567   NE Humanities Council        speaker                                     75.00          


TOTAL                                                                                          16,265.67


Stoner made a motion to pay claims, Oelke seconded, and motion carried 5-0.



            The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed. Shut-offs will be sent to Dale Bailey, Ashley Field, Ron Isaacs, and Aaron Paul.

            In correspondence, Board approved purchasing the “Deep Freeze” program for the computers in the library; approved the SE Nebraska Community Band to play at Unadilla Day; approved Charlotte Endorf to speak at Unadilla Day; reviewed and approved the tree removal quote from Christiansen Tree Service; and discussed the Legislative Update concerning appointment of city officials.



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.