REGULAR BOARD MEETING & Statutory Reorganization
December 10, 2014
The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, December 10, 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, Scott Hincker, Sharon Baker and Janet Oelke.
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 Clerk reported that Dan Crownover, Dale Stoner and Janet Oelke had been re-elected. Crownover received 82 votes, Stoner 69 and Oelke 72 votes. Stoner made a motion to nominate Crownover as Chairman of the Board for a term of two years; Baker seconded, motion carried 4-0.
Stoner made a motion to approve the November 2014 minutes; Oelke seconded, and motion carried 4-0.
Hincker made a motion to approve the November 2014 treasurer’s report; Baker seconded, motion carried 4-0.
Baker made a motion to appoint the following committees:
Streets & Alleys………….Scott Hincker
Sewer & Keno……………Dan Crownover
Environment & Safety…..Sharon Baker
Water & Lights…………..Janet Oelke
Oelke seconded, motion carried 4-0. Corinne Zahn was reappointed Clerk-Treasurer, and Dwight Kastens was reappointed Utility & Maintenance Supervisor on a motion by Hincker, seconded by Stoner, motion carried 4-0.
Hincker made a motion to appoint Barb Wilhelm as Deputy Clerk, seconded by Baker, motion carried 4-0.
Baker made a motion to appoint Zahn, Kastens, and Baker to the Safety Committee; appoint Zahn as Zoning Administrator and Crownover as Building Inspector; appoint Zahn as Flood Plain Administrator and Cross Connection Control Officer, Hincker seconded, motion carried 4-0.
Countryside Bank in Unadilla was designated as the official depository for village funds on a motion by Oelke, seconded by Stoner, motion carried 4-0.
Salaries were discussed. Stoner made a motion to raise Zahn to $15.00 per hour; Hincker seconded, motion carried 4-0. Hincker made a motion to raise Kastens to $13.50 per hour, Stoner seconded, motion carried 4-0. Stoner made a
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motion to retain Vogt as wastewater operator, Hincker seconded, motion carried 4-0.
The following salaries will be used beginning 1-01-2015:
Legal Counsel……………….as billed
Water/Wastewater…………..15.00/hour plus mileage
The Keno check was in the amount of $2,139.58
Water consumed: 661,000; water paid for: 600,000; balance for month:
-61,000; YTD: -1,930,000.
Schoolhouse items: Stoner made a motion to use Keno funds to pay for the two new smoke detectors for the Community Center, Baker seconded, motion carried 4-0. Clerk reported all the paper work for the grant on the gym roof has been submitted.
Public Comments: None
Baker made a motion to go ahead with the audit waiver for this year, Hincker seconded, motion carried 4-0.
Oelke made a motion to appoint Evan Wickersham with JEO as our Street Superintendent for 2015, Hincker seconded, motion carried 4-0.
Hincker made a motion to appoint Evan Wickersham with JEO as our Village Engineer for 2015, Baker seconded, motion carried 4-0.
The One and Six Year Plan was discussed on any upcoming streets that need to be done. Board members are to be noting any streets in need of repair or replacement.
New carpet was discussed for the kids playroom off the gym, Oelke made a motion to purchase new carpet from Staack Furniture and take the funds out of Keno, Stoner seconded, motion carried 4-0.
The following claims were reviewed for December payment:
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5739 Barb Wilhelm wages/17 185.49
5740 Corinne Zahn wages/80.75 869.45
5737 Dwight Kastens wages/126.5 1473.69
5738 Arlin Rohlfs wage/8.5 hrs 78.50
5753 Dan Crownover wage 138.52
5754 Dale Stoner wages 46.17
5755 Janet Oelke wages 92.35
5756 Sharon Baker wage 92.35
5757 Scott Hincker wages 92.35
5736 Sam Club TV 362.58
5762 Seneca Sanitation 2037.30
5751 N.C. Utilities 1345.39
5760 Windstream office phone 70.53
AWD OPPD water 16.53
5421 RWD#3 water 1671.15
AWD NE Dept of Rev sales tax 284.16
5748 Zito hsi 107.75
5750 NE PHE Lab water test 15.00
5745 Gen Fire & Safety inspection 93.00
5742 Westover Sand salted sand 2191.73
5758 One Call diggers hot 2.20
5763 TR Mart chev/mow 153.82
5741 Kastens Ele water tank 36.00
5747 NE Dept Roads cold patch 504.00
5744 Quill envelopes 47.98
5752 League of Munci water school 35.00
5761 Evang Special banners 571.44
5743 Gatehouse Med adv 19.46
Baker made a motion to approve the claims, Hincker seconded, motion carried 4-0.
The list of delinquent water & sewer patrons were reviewed: Dana Boyce, Ashley Field, Amanda Herold, Chad Pester, Jesus Gutierrez, Ken Johnson, Cay Rowley, Andrew Kimbell and David Lewis.
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In Correspondence: Barb attended water school and was recertified for another year. An account has been opened with B&B in Syracuse to purchase gas. Nebraska Rural Water membership renewal is due. Red Cross Shelter Facility renewal is due in January.
The Village Board went into executive session at 8:30.
The Village Board came out of executive session at 9:10
The meeting adjourned at
NEXT MEETING: 1-14-15 at the Village Library
A complete and current copy of these proceedings is available for
inspection at the Village Office during normal business hours.