August 12, 2015


The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, August 12, 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, Sharon Baker, and Scott Hincker. Visitors:  Barry 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.

Hincker made a motion to approve the July 2015 minutes, Baker seconded motion carried 4-0.

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


          The amount of the Keno check was $7,120.81

          Water consumed: 720,000; water paid for: 603,000; balance for month:

 -117,000; YTD: -1,140,000.         

          Schoolhouse items: Doug Damme reported he is waiting on the weather to start on the gym roof.  A bid from Terminix was approved by a telephone vote to the board members by chairman Crownover, and funds are to be used from the Keno account.  Spraying will begin on the Community Center on the 12th.  Barb Wilhelm inquired about covering the white boards at the Community Center with bulletin board material.  There is a possible donation to do two rooms, and the board decided to wait to see what the cost would be for the third.  Barb is to get an estimate.

The property by the elevator - no discussion at this time

Bike/Walk Path:  It was decided to shorten the path’s distance at this time due to the cost.  Final preparations are being put in place.

          Public Comments:  There were no public comments.


Oelke made a motion to adopt and pass Resolution R3-2015 Federal Disaster Mitigation Plan, Baker seconded, and motion carried 4-0.

Clerk reminded the board to be thinking of projects or major purchases needed to be done in the upcoming year for our budget workshop.

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In accordance with state law, salaries for Village employees are as follows: Chairman of the Board $100/meeting; Trustee $75/meeting; Clerk/Treasurer $15.00/hour; Deputy Clerk $15/hour; Maintenance $13.50/hour, Sewer maintenance $15/hour with mileage of .575/mile.

Hincker made a motion to adopt and pass Ordinance 260-15 Prohibiting Engine Braking in the Village City Limits, Baker seconded, and motion carried 4-0.

Discussion was held on the drainage ditch between 9th and 10th street that runs along I street.  Clerk is getting estimates on clearing the rock and sediment out of the tube that runs under the10th street tube.  Recommendations our city engineer gave us from JEO were reviewed for that area.

Barry Brandt from Countryside Agency went over the Village’s Insurance coverage with the Board.  The Board also review figures given from LARM Insurance.  Stoner made a motion to continue our policy with Countryside Agency, Oelke seconded, and motion carried 4-0.       

The following claims were reviewed for August payment:

5965           Barb Wilhelm                wages/20                        227.05

5966           Corinne Zahn               wages/93.5                            1,145.20

5963           Dwight Kastens           wages/104                              1,196.59

5964          Arlin Rohlfs                            wages/32                        295.52

5983          Dan Crownover           wages                                92.35

5984          Dale Stoner                  wages                               69.26                          

5985           Janet Oelke                  wages                               69.26

5986          Sharon Baker               wages                                69.26                 

5598          Scott Hincker                wages                                69.26

5598           Seneca Sanitation                                             2,055.00

AWD          IRS                               941 tax                            780.46                                     IRS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 941 tax                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  686.23

5967           N.C. Utilities                                                       1,474.14

5923           Windstream                  office phone                     67.30

AWD          OPPD                           water                                           17.03                        

5970           RWD#3                         water                                      1,798.00

AWD           NE Dept of Rev           Sales tax                        289.31

AWD           NE Dept of Rev           SWH                               000.00 

5971          Zito                                hsi                                   117.10                       

5974          DHHS                           wat test                            205.00

5599           Kastens Electric           kit/park bat                      248.76

5968           Jeff Vogt                       wage/sew/mil                 506.10

5976          Do It Best                      bug spray                          55.55

5989          Westover                      rock/recyc                        347.94

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5978          Westover                      rock                                         565.65

5972           B&B Pump                            fuel                                           175.85

5969           Midwest Lab                 sew samp                                  1.56

5979           One Call Concepts      dig hotline                                  3.30                

5980          Keim Farm Equp                   tractor repair                        1,133.87

5977          Envir South Anal                   sewer samp                           140.00

5973          Stutheit Impl                 oil filter, grease,                       51.08

5975          Dan’s Tire                     tire repair                                  20.00

5982          Farmers Coop              ups sew samp                         37.40


TOTAL                                                                                        13,324.15

Baker made a motion to approve the claims, Stoner seconded, and motion carried 4-0.

The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed: Ron Isaacs, Andrew Kimbell, Ken Johnson, Dana Boyce, and Jim Fields.

In correspondence, The Continental Insurance Invoice will be due the first of Sept. and also the Workers Comp. Insurance. Clerk reported the recycling containers were in place and signs were put up in town and on the web site.  Dwight reported the fire hydrants were flushed and oiled in July.

The meeting adjourned at 9:45 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.