June 08, 2016


The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, June 08, 2016, 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, Janet Oelke, Sharon Baker, Scott Hincker, and Dale Stoner. Visitors: Ed and Lori Goff, Erin Ball from Ball Insurance and Bright Norris from Home and Farm Insurance, and Lynn Schomerus.

 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 May 2016 minutes, Bake seconded, and motion carried 4-0.

Stoner made a motion to approve the May 2016 treasurer’s report, Baker seconded, motion carried 4-0.


          The amount of the Keno check was $2,201.14

          Water consumed: 603,000; water paid for: 574,000; balance for month:

 -29,000; YTD: -649,000. Western Engineering will be purchasing water from us while working on the highway.  Chairman Crownover told the Board that one of the sewer pumps was not working properly and that the clerk ordered a new pump. Kastens Electric will install the new pump. 

                   In regards to Schoolhouse items: Clerk reported the water cooler was damaged.  Also discussed were the air conditioner and dehumidifiers.  Clerk is to purchase dehumidifiers for the rooms.

          Final BBQ preparations were discussed as well as Clean Up Day. Dwight has volunteered his time to sit down at the park for clean up day.

                   There were no public comments on regular agenda items. Erin Ball gave the Board information on insurance coverage, workers comp., and what is going to happen to our insurance with Continental Western through them.  The board asked questions and found the information she gave as very helpful.  Bright Norris introduced himself as an agent for Erin Ball.  The Board will contact them if they have any further questions.


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Ed and Lori Goff presented to the Board their plans for the properties at 358 6th St. and 635 G St. The Board is going to have the Planning Commission review the plans on a Special Meeting on Tuesday June 14th at 7:30 in the Library.  Stoner made a motion to approve their plans contingent on the Planning Commission approval; Oelke seconded, motion approved 4-0.

        Chairman Crownover gave a report of the hail damage to the Village properties and insurance coverage.  Stoner made a motion to go forward with the repairs to the gym with Eco Green, the Community Center with the estimate from Goes Construction and shop with Kastens Electric, Baker seconded, motion approved 4-0.

           Sharon Baker read her letter of resignation as Trustee to the Board. She stated that is was a privilege and pleasure to serve on the Unadilla Board.  Oelke made a motion to accept her resignation, Hincker seconded, motion approved 4-0.

           Stoner made a motion to appoint Lynn Schomerus as Trustee to the Village Board, Oelke seconded, motion approved 4-0.  Schomeruse read the oath of office to the Board.                                                                 

The following claims were reviewed for June payment:

6257           Barb Wilhelm                wages/21                          250.60

6258          Corinne Zahn               wages/113.5                 1,079.41

6255           Dwight Kastens           wages/106                              1,501.67

6256          Rita Compton               wages/32.25                    297.82

6259           Arlin Rohlfs                            wages/37.5                                363.63

6278          Dan Crownover           wages                                 92.35

6279           Dale Stoner                  wages                                 69.26

6280          Janet Oelke                  wages                                69.26

6281           Sharon Baker               wages                                69.26

6282          Scott Hincker                wages                                 69.26                            

6254           Seneca Sanitation                                             2,114.80

AWD          IRS                               941 tax                             911.81                                    IRS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 941 tax                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  686.23

6267           N.C. Utilities                                                        2,240.19

6275           Windstream                  office phone                      68.51

6274          Goes Const.                 roof conces. Stnd        1,500.00                     

6265           RWD#3                         water                                       1,546.45

AWD           NE Dept of Rev           sales tax                          279.98

AWD           NE Dept of Rev           SWH                               

6263           Zito                                hsi                                     124.91

5925          Sam’s Club                            BBQ supp                          90.17

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6262           B&B Pump                                       fuel                                          163.87

6266          DHHS                                      water                                         15.00      

6271          IIMC                                         dues                                         180.00

6271          Recycling Ent                         recyc                                                  200.00       

6273           Hilton Hotel                             Confer                                      770.89

6276           Gatehouse Media                  Ad                                              42.60

6270          Do It Best                               Paint & Supp                           105.37

6277          Syracuse Lumber                 Rod                                              7.51      

6260          Cornhusker State Ind            Street signs                               19.20    

6264          Envir Anal South                             Sew Samp Test                      154.00

6268          Midwest Coop                       Spray                                         50.11

6261          Gatehouse Media                 ad                                               18.67

6269          Munci Serv & Supp               sewer pump parts                     82.78

TOTAL                                                                                               $ 14,549.34

Hincker made a motion to pay claims, Oelke seconded, and motion carried 4-0.

The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed. Shut-offs have been sent to: Dana Boyce, Nora Snyder, Cay Rowley, Cody Boone, Marc McGowan, Derik Isaacs, and Helen McKinney.

Correspondence:  Don and Linda Esch made a donation to the Village.  Building permits issued to Robert Lock, Trevor Snyder, Chad Pester, and Phil Wilnerd.

The meeting adjourned at 10:00 p.m.

Next meeting:  7-13-16 at the Village Library                                                    


                                                                             Village Clerk-Treasurer




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