REGULAR BOARD MEETING & PUBLIC HEARING
November 12, 2014
The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, November 12, 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. Visitor Bob Brandt.
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 October 2014 minutes; Baker seconded, and motion carried 4-0.
Baker made a motion to approve the October 2014 treasurer’s report; Hincker seconded, motion carried 4-0.
The Keno check was in the amount of $2,533.75
Water consumed: 624,000; water paid for: 565,000; balance for month:
-59,000; YTD: -2,448,000.
Schoolhouse items: Clerk reported the fire alarm inspection did not pass due to two smoke detectors not working. Baker made a motion to approve replacing them, Hincker seconded, motion carried 4-0. The clerk will contact General Fire & Safety to replace them for quoted amount of $680.00. Replacing the lights in the gym as they burn out with a new fixture that use a more economical bulb was discussed. Hincker made a motion to approve a quote from Capitol City Electric for around $250.00 each, Oelke seconded, and motion carried 4-0. The gym roof project is still being discussed and a grant from the USDA is in the process.
New bin location for salted sand is being tabled until next spring.
There were no public comments.
Bob Brandt discussed the bike/walk path at the park. Unadilla has been accepted as an affiliate site for a landscape steward and will be the “Unadilla Area Arboretum”, a bike/walk path through and around the park will be a great
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Asset for the community. Sharon Baker will act as the contact person for this project.
The Unadilla Area Fund Drive letters were sent out the beginning of the week. The bike/walk path at the park was added to those letters.
Resolution R1-14 for a grant for $10,500.00 from the USDA was introduced. Hincker made a motion to adopt and pass the resolution, Baker seconded, motion carried 4-0.
Christmas decoration were discussed. The Village will purchase 4 banners for the street scape with funds from Jerry Leefers Memorial.
Claims were reviewed for November payment:
5715 Barb Wilhelm wages/21.5 247.82
5716 Corinne Zahn wages/101.5 1068.56
5717 Dwight Kastens wages/136 1587.74
5718 Arlin Rohlfs wages/33.5 309.37
5730 Dan Crownover wage 69.26
5731 Dale Stoner wages 46.17
5732 Janet Oelke wages 46.17
5733 Sharon Baker wages 46.17
5734 Scott Hincker wages 46.17
5729 Seneca Sanitation 2055.20
5719 N.C. Utilities 1170.82
5734 Windstream office phone 67.37
AWD OPPD water 16.53
5720 RWD#3 water 1591.60
AWD NE Dept of Rev sales tax 271.19
5721 Zito hsi 107.75
5726 NE PHE Lab water test 15.00
5722 QuickTec comp/secur 126.26
5723 Christiansen Tree tree remov 150.00
5724 TR Mart gas 116.05
5725 One Call Conc dig hotline 3.30
5727 Countryside Agency work comp ins 333.00
5728 Quill off supplies 127.64
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Baker made a motion to pay claims, Hincker seconded, and motion carried 4-0.
The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed. Shut-offs have been sent to: Ron Isaacs, Brenda Walker, Dana Boyce, Erin Moody, Helen McKenney, and David Lewis.
Correspondence: Clerk to report the play equipment is in the kid’s playroom in the gym. Jerry Leefers memorial money was used to purchase the equipment. Clerk school will be March 23-27 this year in Kearney. Clerk will plan to attend. The Mid-Winter Conference will be February 23 & 24 at the Cornhusker in Lincoln again. A couple of Board members will attend again this year. The Nebraska DEQ will submit a public notice to the paper for the waste water treatment plant permit soon.
The meeting adjourned at 9:00 p.m.
A complete and current copy of these proceedings is available for
inspection at the Village Office during normal business hours.