August 13, 2014


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, and Sharon Baker. Absent and not voting:  Dale Stoner and Scott Hincker. Visitors:  Jason Schomerus, Chad Pester of the Planning Commission, Joseph and Brizett Peterson.

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

Oelke made a motion to approve the July 2014 minutes, Baker seconded motion carried 3-0.

Baker made a motion to approve the July 2014 treasurer’s report, Oelke seconded, motion carried 3-0.


          The amount of the Keno check was $2,088.83

          Water consumed: 865,000; water paid for: 653,000; balance for month:

 -212,000; YTD: -2,363,000.         

          Schoolhouse items: Clerk gave prices of several treadmills for the work out room. Oelke made a motion to spend up to $3200.00 for one, Baker seconded, motion carried 3-0.  Funds from Jerry Leefers memorial will also be used to help with the purchase.  Discussion was made on the kids using it and keeping adult supervision with them while using the Community Center. The shingling of the Community Center roof was completed and approved.  The resurfacing of the gym roof will follow.

          Public Comments:  Jason Schomerus commented on the animals living under the trailer at the address of 528 E Street.  Clerk will contact owner.


The property at 575 E Street was discussed.  Joseph and Brizett Peterson brought a plan of the building they want to build.  Jason Schomerus and Chad Pester from the Planning Commission gave their approval as per the plan

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                                                                                                                    provided.  Baker made a motion to approve the building as per the plan provided, and Oelke seconded, motion carried 3-0.

          Major purchases were discussed for our budget workshop.  The purchase of a new lawn mower for next year with the trade in of the old one and a budget of $20,000.00 to resurface the gym roof were decided.                                                        In accordance with state law, salaries for Village employees are as follows: Chairman of the Board $75/meeting; Trustee $50/meeting; Clerk/Treasurer $13.00/hour; Deputy Clerk $15/hour; Maintenance $13.00/hour, Sewer maintenance $15/hr with mileage of .56/mile. Baker made a motion to raise the Chairman of the Boards salary to $100.00 per meeting and the Trustees to $75.00 per meeting, Oelke seconded, motion carried 3-0. Clerk to research what other towns rates are for their employee’s.

          Clerk asked if we needed to raise the water and sewer rates.  It was decided to leave them the same and the garbage rate would stay the same unless the sanitation service raised their rate.

          A Dangerous Dog Ordinance was discussed, and tabled.

The following claims were reviewed for August payment:

5640           Barb Wilhelm                wages/20.5                               233.97

5639          Corinne Zahn               wages/89.5 mil $50.40           999.89

5637           Dwight Kastens           wages/121                              1407.66

5638          Arlin Rohlfs                            wages/13                        120.05

5641          Dan Crownover           wages                               69.26                          

5642           Janet Oelke                  wages                              46.17                   

5643          Scott Hincker                wages                               46.17

5651           Seneca Sanitation                                             2309.00

AWD          IRS                               941 tax                           672.40                                      IRS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 941 tax                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  686.23

5648           N.C. Utilities                                                       1992.66

5652           Windstream                  office phone                    69.11

AWD          OPPD                           water                                           16.53                        

5644           RWD#3                         water                                      2109.75

AWD           NE Dept of Rev           Sales tax                        293.65

AWD           NE Dept of Rev           SWH                               000.00 

5645          Zito                                hsi                                   106.75                       

5646          DHHS                           wat test                             15.00

5655           Kastens Electric           fan/park                          237.73

5647           Jeff Vogt                       sewer main                              388.26

5649          Do It Best                      bug spray                         42.98

5650          Munic Supply               water meters                 1152.42

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5653          Quill                               off supp                                  56.37

5654           Neemann Roof            shingle roof                               28700.00

5656           Leag of Munc               dues                                     332.00

5638           Leag of Munc               dues                                     434.00


TOTAL                                                                                     41,851.78

Oelke made a motion to pay claims, Baker seconded, and motion carried 3-0.

The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed. Shut-offs have been sent to: Amanda Herold, and Shon Ryan

In correspondence, Continental Insurance Invoice was reviewed and Windstream request to replace cable was reviewed also.

A donation of a piano from Harvey and Maureen Vogt was accepted and discussed where to keep it.

Clerk is to also send the property owner a letter for progress on the demolition of the buildings on the property at 528 5th Street.

The meeting adjourned at 8:55 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.