January 8, 2014


The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, 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 posting on; 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, Sharon Baker and Scott Hincker.

 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 December 2013 minutes; Oelke seconded, and motion carried 4-0.

Hincker made a motion to approve the December 2013 treasurer’s report; Baker seconded, motion carried 4-0.



Clerk reported the amount of the Keno check as $1,474.45.

          The water used was 653,000 gallons and the water paid for was 496,000 gallons; resulting in a loss of 157,000 both for the month and the year-to-date.  Clerk to find out how many properties we have that do not have outside readouts.

          Schoolhouse items:  It was decided to donate a family membership for the Community Center at the Groundhog silent auction and purchase new balls for the community center with the Kimbell donation.

          Salary Increases:  Discussion was held on salaries what other towns of our size are getting.  Stoner made a motion to give the clerk and the maintenance person .50 cents per hour raise, Baker seconded, and motion was carried 4-0.  The clerk will research what other village employees receive for the next year.

          Review of the One and Six Year Plan was discussed.  The clerk will report on what we had left in September on our street budget at our February meeting.

          There were no public comments.

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          The Board reviewed the Audit Waiver prepared by Gary Pavel, CPA. Then Hincker made a motion to approve the report, Oelke seconded, and motion

carried 4-0.

          Oelke made a motion to renew TR Unadilla Mart LLC and The Bar’s Liquor License for the upcoming year, Baker seconded, and motion was carried 4-0.

          Clerk reported that TR Unadilla Mart LLC would like to have a wine tasting on Saturday, February 1. Oelke made a motion to approve the action, Baker seconded, and motion carried 4-0. Clerk will forward results to the NE Liquor Commission.

The following claims were reviewed for January payment:

5444           Barb Wilhelm                wages/37                         462.54

5441           Dwight Kastens           wages/137.5                 1557.27

5443          Corinne Zahn               wages/86                        877.76

5442           Arlin Rohlfs                            wages/11.5                               106.20                           

5445           Dale Stoner                  wages                                69.26                          

5446           Janet Oelke                  wages                               46.17

5447           Sharon Baker               wages                                46.17

5448          Scott Hincker                wages                                46.17

5461           Seneca Sanitation                                             2060.90

AWD          IRS                               941 tax                            680.56                                     IRS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 941 tax                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  686.23

5458           N.C. Utilities                                                        3167.24

5463           Windstream                  office phone                     56.43

AWD          OPPD                           water                                            19.84                       

5454           RWD#3                         water                                       1653.95

AWD           NE Dept of Rev           sales tax                         248.18               

AWD           NE Dept of Rev           SWH                               

5449           Zito                                hsi                                     106.75

5450          NE Dpt Roads              str/patch                         1008.00  

5451          JP Cooke Co                dog lic                                  65.38

5452           Petes Plmb                            sewer                                  95.00

5453          DHHS                           wa/test                                15.00

5455          JEO                               Prof/Serv                          600.00

5456           One Call                       dig/hot                                   1.85

5457          Allied Ins                       clerk/bond                         100.00  

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5459          Corinne Zahn               school/supp                     410.96

5462          Kastens Ele                  school                               196.17

5460          G Pavel, CPA               audit waiver prep                       850.00

5464          TR Mart                         fuel                                    265.35                     

5465          Countryside Ag            Ins                                     766.00

5466          NE Dept Revenue       keno tax                          1226.00

5467          Corinne Zahn               remb/balls                        183.21

5468          Pete’s Plb                     wat/rep                              632.35

TOTAL                                                                                 17,620.66

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

The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed: Deb McGowan.  Clerk reported the water bills were not done for the month yet.

 In other business, Clerk reported the mileage rate went up to .56 cents/mile on 1-1-2014; wage adjustments will be made on February paychecks;

The meeting adjourned at 9:00 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.