May 9, 2012


The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, 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 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 and not voting:  Arliss Wassenberg. Visitors:  Evan Wickersham, JEO, and Dan Masters, Orchard Hill Catering.

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

Schomerus made a motion to approve the April 2012 minutes, Oelke seconded, and motion carried 4-0.

Stoner made a motion to approve the April 2012 treasurer’s report, Schomerus seconded, motion carried 4-0.


          The amount of the Keno check was $1081.50.

          Water consumed: 647,000; water paid for: 670,000; balance for month:

 +23,000; YTD: +231,000.

          The wiring/generator project was tabled.

          There were no public comments on regular agenda items.

         In regards to Schoolhouse items: Clerk reported there had been a request to add mirrors to one wall in Room #1 so that dance classes could be offered. Wilhelm will check prices.


          Evan Wickersham, JEO, appeared to discuss costs of the upcoming paving project, which was approximately $545,000. It was decided to remove 9th Street, “D” Street to “G” Street from the project and add around the elevator office, if feasible. Wickersham will measure, refigure, and appear at the June meeting.

          Dan Masters appeared to discuss the upcoming BBQ. It was decided to go will the same amount of meat. Wilhelm will order coleslaw, potato salad, chips, and buns through The Bar. There will be Lil’ Tugger’s Tractor Pull, SE

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Community Band, a sand volleyball tournament, possibly a horseshoe tournament, and a water slide for the children after the tractor pulling is over.

The following claims were reviewed for May payment:

4930           Barb Wilhelm                wages/80                       1007.20

4931           Dwight Kastens            wages/147                     1634.33

4932                    Dan Crownover            wages                               70.76

4933           Dale Stoner                  wages                               47.17

                   Arliss Wassenberg      wages                              

4934           Janet Oelke                  wages                               47.17

4935           Lynn Schomerus          wages                               47.17

4936          Dan Crownover            street repairs                  235.00

4937           Seneca Sanitation                                              2120.70

AWD          IRS                               941 tax                           544.14                                      IRS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    941 tax                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             686.23

4938           N.C. Utilities                                                        1268.27

4939           Windstream                  office phone                     73.62

AWD          OPPD                           water                                 15.67                        

4940           RWD#3                         water                             1641.05

AWD           NE Dept of Rev            sales tax                          259.22

AWD           NE Dept of Rev            SWH                               

4941          Zito                                hsi                                      84.26

4942          Municipal Supply          meters & readouts        993.73

4943          JEO                               zoning update                800.00

4944          TR Unadilla Mart           water/park                       216.36

4945          Beatrice Concrete        street repair                    129.90

4946          NE PHE Lab                 water test                          10.00

4947          Farmers Coop              sewer test                         18.70

4948          EAS                               sewer test                         62.00

4949          Added Touch               Ziemann funeral               52.50

4950          D Crownover                park                                   83.18

TOTAL                                                                                11,462.10

Oelke made a motion to pay claims, Stoner seconded, and motion carried 4-0.

The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed. Shut-offs have been sent to: Matt Daharsh, David Lewis, Helen McKinney, and Aaron Paul.

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In correspondence, Schomerus reported he will take out part of the rock wall newly installed east of the shelter, and redo it. He ordered the blocks from Syracuse Lumber. Clerk will check with Syracuse to see who they use for crack sealing in cement. It will cost about $4000. to remove the trees on Linda Kastens’ property, Linda said she would pay $1000. Clerk reported that Jay Jensen would need to be replaced on the Planning Commission. It was noted that LB 1155  passed and authorizes cities and villages to adopt an ordinance to allow golf carts on streets adjacent and contiguous to a golf course. Clerk also shared a response from Nebraska City Clerk in regards to whether churches, etc, are exempt from paving assessments.

The meeting adjourned at 9:20 p.m.


                                                                             Village Clerk-Treasurer





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