REGULAR BOARD MEETING
October 12, 2016
The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, October 12, 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, and Lynn Schomerus. Absent and not voting, Dale Stoner and Scott Hincker. Visitors: Peggy Leefers, Sharon Damaree and Corey Schulze.
Chairman Crownover called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. He reminded everyone of the location of the Open Meetings Act Poster.
Schomerus made a motion to approve the September 2016 minutes; Oelke seconded, and motion carried 3-0. Oelke made a motion to approve the September 2016 treasurer’s report; Schomerus seconded, motion carried 3-0.
The amount of the Keno Check was $3,575.66
Water consumed: 744,000; water paid for: 640,000; balance for month:
-104,000; YTD: -1,263,000. Paperwork has been signed and submitted for the remapping the water and sewer lines with JEO. The grant will be used for this project.
Schoolhouse items: Quick Connect was hired to fix the internet and email problems at the Community Center Library and Office.
Property by the Elevator: Discussion was held on Midwest Coop excepting our bid on the property. John Horan, Village Attorney, will be working on the purchase agreement and will notify the board when he has it ready for review.
Public Comments: None
Peggy Leefers and Sharon Damaree representing the Library, gave a brief discussion on barn quilts to the board. They requested to put some at the downtown street scape, park, welcome sign, and at the community center. They showed the board pictures of what they look like from the towns they have visited around Nebraska and the discussed possible business they might bring to our community.
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Corey Schulze requested a building permit for a fence for his back yard. A plan of the backyard was presented to the board. The board approved his plan as presented.
Discussion was held on the repair of some of the holes in the streets. Pavers will give us an estimate on those repairs. The clerk received the estimate the 13th, and the Village will proceed with the repairs.
A motion by Schomerus to adopt and pass Ordinance #258-16 water and sewer rates to become in effect January 1st, 2017, seconded by Oelke, motion carried 3-0.
A resignation letter was accepted by Jeff Vogt as our wastewater operator effective December 31, 2016. The board held discussion on getting someone to training to become certified or to hire someone already certified. The clerk will do some checking with other villages and the DEQ for someone qualified.
The following claims were reviewed:
6023 CS Bank 09 &13 bond 44,602.50
6389 Barb Wilhelm wages/20.75 hrs 262.03
6390 Corinne Zahn wages/84 hrs 1,102.40
6387 Dwight Kastens wages/92.5 hrs 1,095.93
6388 Arlin Rohlfs wage 54.5/mil $145.80 674.27
6410 Dan Crownover wages 92.35
6411 Dale Stoner wages 69.26
6412 Janet Oelke wages 69.26
6414 Lynn Schomerus wages 69.26
6413 Scott Hincker wages 69.26
6408 Seneca Sanitation 2,102.80
6403 N.C. Utilities 2,613.35
6409 Windstream office phone 68.48
6392 RWD#3 water 1,849.60
AWD NE Dept of Rev sales tax 303.20
AWD NE Dept of Rev SWH 300.00
6393 Zito hsi 124.91
6395 DHHS water test 15.00
6402 SENDD dues 368.00
6399 Gen Fire SH/testing 120.00
6397 Syr Do it Best filters, grease, paint 143.94
6400 Gatehouse Media adv 42.75
6401 Keim Imp oil, filter 105.58
6404 One Call dig hotline 14.01
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6398 B&B Pump fuel 66.93
6394 Reycl Ent. recycling 200.00
6415 NE Dept. of Rev Lottery tax 1,957.00
6406 NE Munci Clerks dues 15.00
6407 IRS 941 11.49
6391 Quick Connect internet/email 189.00
6396 Beatrice Concrete concrete 216.35
6416 Sam’s Club envel all fund dr. 44.52
6417 Office Depot printing, envelopes 97.97
Schomerus made a motion to pay claims, Oelke seconded, and motion carried 3-0.
The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed:
Brenda Walker, Cay Rowley, and Chad Pester.
In correspondence: Dwight reported all fire hydrants have been flushed and oiled. The fire alarm system and fire extinguishers have been inspected by General Fire and Safety. A donation from the Otoe County Genealogical Society was received. A building permit was received from Ashley Oelke for a garage.
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.