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

AWD          IRS                               941 tax                           775.06                                      IRS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 941 tax                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  686.23

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

AWD           NE Dept of Rev           SWH                               ---------

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

TOTAL                                                                                10,394.20

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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.


                                                                             Village Clerk-Treasurer


A complete and current copy of these proceedings is available for

inspection at the Village Office during normal business hours.