September 17, 2014


The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, September 17, 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 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. Visitors:  Gary Pavel, Bob Brandt and Doug Damme.

 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 August 2014 minutes with the correction of the clerk sending a letter to the owner of the property at 572 H St. not 528 5th St. on the progress of demolition, Hincker seconded, motion carried 5-0. Hincker made a motion to approve the August 2014 treasurer’s report; Baker seconded, motion carried 5-0.


          The amount of the Keno check was $3,015.68

          Water consumed: 1,077,000; water paid for: 865,000; balance for month:

 -212,000; YTD: -2,574,000.         

          Schoolhouse items:  Clerk reported a treadmill was purchased and the workout room has been moved to the new location.  Doug Damme of Eco-Green gave a report of the extensive damage of the gym roof and estimate of what it will cost to fix it correctly.  Clerk to research funding from the Unadilla Area Foundation and also other organizations to help with the cost of the roof.

Public Comments:  Bob Brandt presented to the board Unadilla becoming a steward for the Nebraska State Arboretum.  The public areas of town would be in this plan.  Stoner made a motion to join, pay the annual fee of $130, and have Bob the curator; Hincker seconded, motion carried 5-0. 


          Proceedings from the Special Budget Hearing are attached to these minutes.

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Stoner made a motion to approve paying principle of $25,000 and interest of $10,312.50 on the ’09 & 13’ bonds for a total of $40,312.50; Baker seconded, motion carried 5-0.

A building permit for Sheena Kastens was discussed for a lean to on her property. It was decided not to involve the Planning Commission due to the size and that there were not going to be footings.  Stoner made a motion to approve the permit provided the two hoop sheds are not put back up; Baker seconded, motion carried 5-0.

                                                                                                                                       The following claims were reviewed for September payment:

5659           Barb Wilhelm                wages/39.5                                497.17                      

5660          Corinne Zahn               wages/70.5                               721.39

5661           Dwight Kastens           wages/135.5                 1,581.75

5663          Dan Crownover           wages                                69.26

5662          Arlin Rohlfs                             wages/18                         166.23   

5664           Janet Oelke                  wages                               46.17

5665           Sharon Baker               wages                                46.17

5681           Seneca Sanitation                                             2,079.00

AWD          IRS                               941 tax                            689.70                   IRS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  941 tax                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            686.23

5668           N.C. Utilities                                                       1,816.26

5678          N.C. Utilities                                                             73.79

5677           Windstream                  office phone                     69.83

AWD          OPPD                           water                                            16.53

5666           RWD#3                         water                                       2,565.55

AWD           NE Dept of Rev           sales tax                          323.74

AWD           NE Dept of Rev           SWH                                 000.00 

5669           Zito                                hsi                                     107.75

5670          Travelers Ins.                   2,414.00

5667          DHHS                           water                                            15.00

5671          Beatrice Con                wat/st                               137.90

5672          Matt Friend Tr              blades plow                      683.00 

5673          Munic Supply               meter prts                           97.86

5674          Matt Daharsh                treadmill                            400.00

5682          Gary Pavel          CPA          budget prep                  1,000.00

5679          NE Dept Rev                waste fee                            25.00

5675          Syr Lumber                  paint/sup                            69.98

5680          One Call                       dig hotline                            3.30

5676          Home Depot                 drill/batt                             169.00

5683          Countryside Agen       work comp ins              9,876.00

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TOTAL                                                                                  25,761.33

Hincker made a motion to pay claims, Stoner seconded, and motion carried 5-0.

The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed. Shut-offs have been sent to: Ron Isaacs, Brenda Walker, Dana Boyce, Shon Ryan, Jeff Moody, and Helen McKinney.

Correspondence:  Windstream is tentatively to start work replacing cable in the alley between 7th and 8th St. and I on 9-22-14.  Continental Insurance and Travelers Insurance premiums due.  Sendd membership dues are also to be paid. Clerk reported the Syracuse Snoflakers donated $50.00 for the use of the picnic tables during the fair.

The meeting adjourned at 9:40 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.