November 14, 2012


The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, November 14, 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, Arliss Wassenberg, Janet Oelke, and Lynn Schomerus. Visitors:  Evan Wickersham.

 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 Public Hearing to hear any protests to the proposed street project also convened at 7:30 p.m.

Stoner made a motion to approve the October 2012 minutes; Wassenberg seconded, and motion carried 5-0.

Schomerus made a motion to approve the October 2012 treasurer’s report; Oelke seconded, motion carried 5-0.


          The Keno check was in the amount of $1412.70.

          Water consumed: 846,000; water paid for: 774,000; balance for month:

 -72,000; YTD: -221,000.

          There were no public comments.

          There were no schoolhouse items to discuss.

          Evan Wickersham, JEO, appeared to discuss the street project. The Public Hearing was closed on a motion by Wassenberg, seconded by Schomerus, all Trustees voting: yea. No one appeared to protest or comment on the street project. Wickersham stated next month he will have final plans and then we will be ready to let the bid out. The road running by the park will be enlarged to 22 feet wide (minimum width for asphalt) with the asphalt being 6 inches deep.

          In other street related business, Crownover reported that the cement by Jack Stilwell’s driveway has sunk and he can barely back his vehicle out. Clerk will contact Kreifels Concrete. Schomerus made a motion to preapprove spending a maximum of $3000, Wassenberg seconded, and motion carried 5-0.

          Crownover also stated that if the Village would ever purchase a dump truck, whoever drove it would have to have a CDL license.


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TR Unadilla Mart requested a change in date of their December wine tasting from 12-1 to 12-8. Oelke made a motion to approve such change, Stoner seconded. The motion carried with all trustees voting yea; Wassenberg abstaining.

          Wassenberg made a motion to pay the initial payment to Hein Construction for crack sealing in the amount of $10,000. All trustees voted yea, motion carried.   

The following claims were reviewed for November payment:

5088          Office Depot                 supplies                         140.72

5089           Barb Wilhelm                wages/80                       1007.20

5090          Linda Effle                    wages/41.5                              361.55

5091           Dwight Kastens            wages/135                     1498.47

5092           Dan Crownover            wages                               70.76

5093           Dale Stoner                  wages                               47.17                           

5094           Janet Oelke                  wages                               47.17

5095           Lynn Schomerus          wages                               47.17

5096           Seneca Sanitation                                              2060.90

AWD          IRS                               941 tax                           600.18                                      IRS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    941 tax                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             686.23

5097           N.C. Utilities                                                        1372.72

5098           Windstream                  office phone                     67.49

AWD          OPPD                           water                                 15.67                        

5099           RWD#3                         water                             2068.90

AWD           NE Dept of Rev            sales tax                          315.37

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

5100           Zito                                hsi                                      84.26

5101          NE Municipal Clerks Assn   dues                          15.00

5102          Una Hard                       water & street                 108.50

5103          R Crownover – Voided                                                ----------

5104          JEO                               street                                      7900.00

5105          M Hanke                        SH/comp repair              100.00

5106           TR Unadilla Mart           water                                 83.00

5107          R Crownover   clear trees by park                     2675.00

5108          Gatehouse Media         adv                                 176.40

5109          Hein Construction         crack sealing             10,000.00

5110          Cap City Electric          repair hwy pole             1543.50

5111          NDR                              hwy pole                          225.00

5112          NE PHE Lab                 water test                          14.00    

TOTAL                                                                                32,646.10

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Stoner 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: Dale Bailey, The Bar, Steve Billington, Ashley Field, Ron Isaacs, Helen McKinney, Aaron Paul, Chad Pester, Loren Stubbendick, Brenda Walker.

 In other business, the Board decided there was no need to have Dan Watermeier come to a meeting. Clerk asked those present to read page 2 of the SENDD newsletter in reference to how much money the county had received. Clerk stated she would be at water school all day December 5. Crownover said he checked Wellsandt’s building and it is bigger than 100 sq. feet. Clerk reported that Kastens had requested a load of gravel instead of salted sand; Clerk was instructed to order a load of salted sand anyway. Both computers were updated with Excel and Publisher and old files were deleted. Clerk said she would like to upgrade the main computer to Windows 2007. Clerk reported that she had searched the ordinances and had come up with a list of closed streets and alleys (a copy is attached to these minutes).

The meeting adjourned at 8:37 p.m.

                                                                     _____Barbara J. Wilhelm______________________

                                                                             Village Clerk-Treasurer


A complete and current copy of these proceedings is available for

inspection at the Village Office during normal business hours.