VILLAGE OF UNADILLA, NEBRASKA
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
August 14, 2013
The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 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, , Janet Oelke, Sharon Baker and Scott Hincker. Absent and not voting: Dale Stoner. Visitors: Gary Pavel
Chairman Crownover called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. He reminded everyone of the location of the Open Meetings Act Poster.
Baker made a motion to approve the July 2013 minutes, Hincker seconded motion carried 3-0.
Oelke made a motion to approve the July 2013 treasurer’s report, Baker seconded, motion carried 3-0.
The amount of the Keno check was $2,095.23
Water consumed: 1,012,000; water paid for: 630,000; balance for month:
-382,000; YTD: -1,674,000. Clerk noted that RWD#3 was contacted about the water use, they did check our meter and it was decided to wait and check next months usage sense we repaired the water leak.
There were no public comments
Schoolhouse items: The upgrade to the security system and additional camera were tabled. Hincker made a motion to go ahead with a smaller air conditioner unit for the village office from Unadilla Hardware, Baker seconded, motion carried 3-0
No action was taken on the paving project. Crownover will ask Munford to come to the next meeting, and Clerk will ask Wickersham to attend also.
Gary Pavel, CPA, discussed the upcoming budget and expenses for the following year. He will prepare the documents and have them ready by the September budget meeting.
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In accordance with state law, salaries for Village employees are as follows: Chairman of the Board $75/meeting; Trustee $50/meeting; Clerk/Treasurer $12.50/hour; Deputy Clerk $15/hour; Maintenance $12.50/hour, Sewer maintenance $15/hr with mileage of .55 1/2/mile.
Clerk asked that raising the water and sewer rates be discussed. She stated that the rates had not been raised since January 1, 2008, and the inspection of the water tower is due next year. The new rates would go into effect January 1, 2014, Hincker made a motion to raise the base from $15 to $17.50 and the sewer raise from $7.50 to $8 per month, Baker seconded, motion carried 3-0.
The property at 263 6th Street was discussed. The current renter is delinquent on his water bill. The towns maintenance man went to turn the water off. Once at the property fleas were noticed covering his shoes and legs. The Chairman of the Board was notified. The village fire chief along with the maintenance man went back to the property to see about turning the water off and the fire chief deemed the property no longer livable, ref. letter dated 8-05-13. It was decided that a Board Trustee talk to the property owner. Dwight to be reimbursed for flea spray for his house and dogs. Letters to 4 nuisance property owners would follow.
The following claims were reviewed for August payment:
5314 Barb Wilhelm wages/40 454.10
5313 Corinne Zahn wages/91 900.48
5312 Dwight Kastens wages/149 1690.01
5315 Dan Crownover wages 69.26
5316 Dale Stoner wages 46.17
5317 Janet Oelke wages 46.17
5318 Sharon Baker wages 46.17
5319 Scott Hincker wages 46.17
5320 Seneca Sanitation 2102.60
AWD IRS 941 tax 787.88 IRS 941 tax 686.23
5322 N.C. Utilities 2197.85
5335 Windstream office phone 59.89
AWD OPPD water 16.53
5321 RWD#3 water 2425.80
AWD NE Dept of Rev Sales tax 275.15
AWD NE Dept of Rev SWH 000.00
5323 Zito hsi 88.07
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5324 Egan Supply gym floor 1000.00
5325 DHHS wat test 14.00
5333 Pete’s Plmb st/water 948.35
5327 One Call 1.10
5328 Stutheit Imp mover 68.00
5329 Kastens Electric sch/wat 505.35
5330 Dan’s Tire 04 Chev 69.50
5331 Midwest Coop park 52.63
5332 Glass Dr. school 596.08
5330 JEO St. Proj . 1900.00
5336 TR Mart wat/prk gas 217.55
5337 Una Found. BBQ 120.00
Baker made a motion to pay claims, Oelke seconded, and motion carried 3-0.
The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed. Shut-offs have been sent to: Erin Moody, Chad Pester, Amanda Herold, and Helen McKinney, and Erin Paul.
In correspondence, property evaluations for insurance purposes were decided to leave the same. Baker made a motion to pay the dues for the League of Nebraska Municipalities and Hincker seconded, motion carried 3-0.
The meeting adjourned at 10:10 p.m.
A complete and current copy of these proceedings is available for
inspection at the Village Office during normal business hours.