March 11, 2015


The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 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, Scott Hincker and Sharon Baker.  Visitors: none

Chairman Crownover called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. He reminded everyone of the location of the Open Meetings Act Poster. They drove to the sewer lagoon where they met Dwight Kastens who showed them how to read the daily pump readings and water pressure readings. The board members returned to the library where the meeting resumed at 7:30.

Oelke made a motion to approve the February 2015 minutes; Hincker seconded, and motion carried 4-0.

Stoner made a motion to approve the February 2015 treasurer’s report, Baker seconded, motion carried 4-0.


          The amount of the Keno check was $2,619.96

          Water consumed: 685000; water paid for: 622,000; balance for month:

 -63,000; YTD: -361,000.

          Schoolhouse items:  Clerk reported a new box of security key cards were ordered.  It was decided to charge members a $5.00 deposit per card and $5.00 replacement charge if they are lost.  Clerk indicated that nobody returns their cards when they decide not to renew their membership. The deposit will be refunded when the card is returned.

          The light by firehouse:  Discussion was held again to see if we could get additional lighting.  Crownover met with Nebraska City Utilities and they are going to angle the existing light on the west side to give additional light to the building.  

          Bike/Walk path plans:  Crownover gave a brief discussion on the beginning plans. The Unadilla Foundation applied for a grant for this project and will be working with the village.  Bob Brandt, Dan Crownover and Sharon Baker will be doing further discussions and planning.

There were no public comments. 

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                    A possible sand volleyball league will be using the court at the park this year.  Discussion was held on putting in a light at the court, incorporating it with lighting the east end of 5th Street and the future bike/walk path.

          Unadilla Day activities were discussed.  We will again this year have a Lil’ Tuggers tractor pull the water slide, horse shoe tournament, sand volleyball tournament, 5K fun run, softball game, and Southeast Nebraska Community Band during the BBQ which Orchard Hill will again do the meat and beans.                

          Unadilla Clean Up Day will be held on June 20st this year.

          Discussion on the property east of the elevator was held.                           \                   Baker made a motion to approve the April bond interest payment of $9,982.50 interest, Hincker seconded, motion carried 4-0.

          It was decided not to renew Barb Wilhelm’s notary stamp due to the bank employee’s being notary’s.

The following claims were reviewed for March payment:

5823          Dwight Kastens           wage/140.5 hrs                     $1,751.65

5824          Arlin Rohlfs                            wage/55 hrs                                507.92 

5826          Corinne Zahn               wage/82.25 hrs                          989.37

5825          Barb Wilhelm                wage/18 hrs                                214.34

5830          NC City Util                   util                                             3,605.50 

5833          B&B Pump                             gas 04 chev                                159.97

5828          Zito Media                    isi                                                 117.01

5829          Syr Iron                         spreader                                      276.51

5831          Westover                      salt/sand                                  1,042.95

5827          RWD#3                         water                                                  1,722.75

5834          WriteTime Comm         water bks                                     656.25

5832          Do It Best                      Stain                                                8.98

5837          Pete’s Plmb                  sewer rep                                    305.95

5835           DHHS                           water test                                      15.00

5836          Glass Dr.                      window rep                                           264.79

5838          Syr Lumber                  plywood                                         31.96

5839          One Call Con               diggers hotline                                1.50

5842          Hyperion                       security cards                             344.82

5841          Pete’s Plmb                  wat main break                       1,140.00

5840          Seneca Sanitation       garbage                                    2,055.20

5843          Windstream                  phone                                            68.25

5844          Dan Crownover           wage                                                       92.35

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5845          Dale Stoner                  wage                                                 69.26

5846          Janet Oelke                  wage                                                 69.26

5847          Sharon Baker               wage                                                69.26

AWD          OPPD                           wat                                          17.03

AWD          Ne Dept of Rev            sales tax                                277.46

AWD          IRS                                941                                         790.62

TOTAL                                                                                  16,665.91


Hincker made a motion to pay the claims, Stoner seconded, and motioned carried 4-0.                                                                  

The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed. Helen McKenny, Erin Moody, Dana Boyce, Jesus Guterrez, Amanda Herold, Kimbell Constr., Brenda Walker, Marc McGowan and Jamie Peterson.

In correspondence: Corinne to attend Clerks school in Kearney March 23-27th. Dwight reported the sewer plugged at 558 F st. which was on the town’s main line and Pete’s Plumbing was called to fix.  Barb to work the week of the 23rd at the Village Office.

The meeting adjourned at 9:35 p.m.

Next meeting: 4-08-15


                                                                             Village Clerk-Treasurer



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