December 14, 2011


The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, November 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 Community Center Notice Board, and by publishing in the Syracuse Journal-Democrat November 28th, 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, Janet Oelke, Dale Stoner, and Lynn Schomerus. Absent and not voting: Wassenberg. Visitors: Dave Potter

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

Stoner made a motion to approve the November 2011 minutes; Schomerus seconded, and motion carried 4-0; absent and not voting: Wassenberg.

Oelke made a motion to approve the November 2011 treasurer’s report, Schomerus seconded, motion carried 4-0; absent and not voting: Wassenberg.


          The amount of the Keno check was $1659.26

          Water consumed: 523,000; water paid for: 575,000; balance for month:

 +318,000; YTD: +52,000.

          The wiring/generator project was discussed and we are in the process of getting three quotes.

          Stoner made a motion to take the Dangerous Dog Ordinance off the agenda and Schomerus seconded, motion carried 4-0; absent and not voting: Wassenberg.

          The board has received all bids for lawnmower purchase and will make a decision at the January meeting.

          Dave Potter, JEO, appeared, met the Board, and discussed the progress of the update to the Comprehensive Plan. There will be a joint meeting of the Planning Commission and the Village Board in January.


          Schomerus made a motion to approve the Keno Audit; Oelke seconded, and motion carried 4-0; absent and not voting: Wassenberg.

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Schomerus made a motion to purchase a new blade for the tractor from Keims, Stoner seconded, and motion carried 3-0; absent and not voting: Wassenberg. Abstained; Oelke.

          Stoner made a motion to give Dwight Kastens and Sheena Kastens a $.50 an hour raise Wilhelm opted from having a raise. Schomerus seconded, motion carried 4-0; absent and not voting: Wassenberg.

           Oelke made a motion to reappoint Chad Pester to the Planning Commission for another three years, Stoner seconded, and motion carried 4-0; absent and not voting: Wassenberg.     

The following claims were reviewed for December payment:

4807           NE Assigned Risk Pool                                                 108.00

4808          Craig Kreifels      gym rent refund                          75.00

4809          Barb Wilhelm                wages/68                       837.37

4810          Sheena Kastens           wages/89.5                              829.43

4811           Dwight Kastens            wages/130                              1380.53

4812                    Dan Crownover            wages                               70.76

4813           Dale Stoner                  wages                               47.17

                   Arliss Wassenberg      wages                              

4814           Janet Oelke                  wages                               47.17

4815           Lynn Schomerus          wages                               47.17

4816           Seneca Sanitation                                              2102.80

AWD          IRS                               941 tax                           613.46                                      IRS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    941 tax                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             686.23

4817           N.C. Utilities                                                        1767.29

4818           Windstream                  office phone                     57.56

AWD          OPPD                           water                                 15.14                        

4819           RWD#3                         water                             1374.45

AWD           NE Dept of Rev            sales tax                          253.38  

AWD           NE Dept of Rev            SWH                                ---------

4820          Kastens Electric           water leak                          36.00      

4821          TruGreen                      ice melt                           499.00

4822          TR Mart                         street/water                     102.60

4823          GR. Pl                           1- call                                 5.05

4824           NE PHE LAB                water                                 10.00

4825          Zito                                his/cable                           79.65

4826           All Roads Signs           signs                               301.01

4827           Unadilla Hardware        water                               142.84

4828          Gatehouse Media         print/pub                           18.42

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4829          NeRwa                          Annual Dues                125.00

4830          EAS                               sewer test                     62.00

4831          NE Mun clerks              Dues                              30.00

4832                    Tom Lewis                    SH refund                      25.00

4833          Jeff Vogt                       sewer                           279.00

4834          M Clarke                                                            850.00

4835          JEO                               1 & 6                            600.00

4836          JEO                               Zoning update             800.00        

TOTAL                                                                             13,592.25

Schomerus made a motion to pay claims, Oelke seconded, and motion carried 4-0; absent and not voting: Wassenberg.

The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed. Shut-offs have been sent to: Ron Isaacs, Dale Bailey, Kathryn Romine, Ken Johnson, Ashley Field, and Helen McKinney.

In correspondence, getting rid of the old blade was discussed (no decision),  dumping leaves west of town (decided against),  and repairing main water valves throughout town (further discussion needed).

The meeting adjourned at 10:05 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.