October 12, 2011


The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, October 12, 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 September 9, 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; Wassenberg appeared at 7:55 pm. There were no visitors.

Chairman Crownover called the meeting to order at 7:25 p.m. He reminded everyone of the location of the Open Meetings Act Poster.

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

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


          The amount of the Keno check was $1396.20

          Water consumed: 627,000; water paid for: 678,000; balance for month:

 +51,000; YTD: +143,000.

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

          Schoolhouse items: Oelke made a motion to charge $10/hour for the gym/team fee and to keep the membership fees the same, Schomerus seconded, motion carried 5-0. The Board discussed the special occasion-receptions in the gym and proposed raising the rate to $125.00 and also $125.00 for deposit, plus a special liquor license.

          Dangerous Dog Ordinance has been tabled until further notice.


Sending Dwight Kastens and Sheena Kastens to water school has been tabled until further notice.

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The purchase of the total gym was discussed and the board stated that they’re not interested in spending that kind of money at this time.

The following claims were reviewed for September payment:

4744          Victors                           tractor                        23,000.00

4745           Barb Wilhelm                wages/68                        837.37

4746          Sheena Kastens           wages/89                        824.71

4747           Dwight Kastens            wages/142.5                 1516.16         

4748                    Dan Crownover            wages                               70.76

4749           Dale Stoner                  wages                               47.17

                   Arliss Wassenberg      wages                               00.00

4750           Janet Oelke                  wages                               47.17

4751           Lynn Schomerus           wages                               47.17

4752          Depository Trust          03 principal                         20,000.00

4753          Depository Trust          03 interest                   1,325.00

4754          CS Bank    09 principal & interest                 31,883.75

25,000.00 - 6,883.75

4755          D Crownover                street/sewer                    385.00

4756           Seneca Sanitation                                              2120.70

AWD          IRS                               941 tax                           631.91                                      IRS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    941 tax                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             686.23

4757           N.C. Utilities                                                        2442.29

4758           Windstream                  office phone                     60.76

AWD          OPPD                           water                                 15.14                        

4759           RWD#3                         water                             1598.05

AWD           NE Dept of Rev            sales tax                         266.30

AWD           NE Dept of Rev            SWH                                165.00

4760          Office Depot                 supplies                          241.92

4761           TR Mart                        water/park                        194.91

4762          Dan’s Tire                      street                                            9.50

4763          Gen Fire                        alarm & exting                 470.57

4764          NE PHE LAB                water                                 16.00              

4765          Matt Friend                    snow plow parts               65.00    

4766           JEO                                                                     2115.00

4767          Gatehouse Media                                                   65.94

4768           Stutheit                          air filter                            593.00

4769           Zito                                                                          79.65

4770          Gr Pl 1-Call                                                              9.09

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4771          Beatrice Concrete        street repair                     149.88

4772          CS Agency                             Insurance                         315.00

4773          Kastens Electric           library                               113.04

4774          Peggy Leefers             library lights                      119.98

4775          D Crownover                street                                         355.00

4776          M Hanke                        comp class                                  55.00

4777          NE Dept Rev                keno tax                           950.88

4778          DHHS Licensure unit   renew water license        115.00

TOTAL                                                                                  93,318.77

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

The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed. Shut-offs have been sent to: Matt Daharsh, Ashley Field, The Bar, Ron Isaacs, and David Lewis.        

In correspondence, The Board discussed that there be a charge of $50.00 for the inspections in addition to the $100.00 for the building permit and that money goes to whoever does the inspection.

Dwight Kastens mentioned that the hydraulic pump on the tractor was supposed to be fixed prior to purchase and that it seems to be leaking still; also the muffler exhaust is broke, Victors said to take it to Keims and they would fix it.

Changing the 35 mpg sign on west end of town to 25 mpg. (Already done)

The light post on Main Street needs caulked. (Already done)

The meeting adjourned at 9:25 p.m.


                                                                             Village Clerk-Treasurer





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