October 10, 2018


The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 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 Lynn Schomerus. Visitors:  John Windhusen, Steve Vodicka and Linda Liesemeyer.

 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 September 2018 minutes; Schomerus seconded, and motion carried 4-0. Stoner made a motion to approve the September 2018 treasurer’s report; Hincker seconded, motion carried 4-0.


          The amount of the Keno Check was $1,694.62

          Water consumed: 852,000; water paid for: 667,000; balance for month:

 -185,000; YTD: -1,602,000.          The water sample for September came back with a hit of coliform.  The repeat samples did as well.  We are in a level II assessment from DHHS sense we have had a level II within the past 12 months.  Dwight is disinfecting the water for 30 days taking residuals each day.  The water hydrants have been flushed and the water tower overflowed.  A sample from the Community Center also came back with a hit of coliform.  Bohl Plumbing has disinfected the lines for 48 hours on 10-8. Continued testing will be done.

          Schoolhouse items: Membership fee’s along with gym rental fees were discussed for 2019 and was decided to keep the fee’s the same.

          Quonset Property – The sale to Jake Unruh will not go through as planned. 

          Public Comments:  John Windhusen discussed with the Board plans on building east of town within the mile jurisdiction. Crownover discussed having the sewer 100 ft from the adjacent property owner’s sewer and to have it least 50 ft from the property line. The sewer also needs to be 100 ft away from the water line.

          Golf Carts:  A golf cart Ordinance was discussed.  After reviewing several other towns ordinances, it was decided to have Attorney Jerry Stilmock draw up

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an Ordinance for the operation of a golf cart, atv, utv.  A $15.00 license fee with proof of insurance shall be required along with a valid operator’s license.

          Steve Vodicka and Linda Liesemeyer requested from the town funds to go towards the self-lifting gurney for the rescue squad.  They indicated being $6,000 to $7,000 away from getting it paid for.  Oelke made a motion to give them $5,000.00 out of the Keno Fund to use for the gurney, Schomerus seconded, motion carried 4-0.


          A Procurement Policy and a sample of one was reviewed.  Clerk will have Attorney Jerry Stilmock look at the sample one we have from another village and see if it will work for Unadilla.

          Water and sewer rates for 2019 were discussed and they will stay the same. A utility deposit of $50.00 for renters will increase to $100.00.  The property owner and landlord will still be responsible for any unpaid balances.

          Wage increases for the Board Members for 2019 was discussed.  The Chairman will receive $150.00 per meeting and the Trustee’s will receive $125.00 per meeting with a motion from Schomerus, seconded by Stoner, motion carried 4-0. 


          The following claims were reviewed:                                                                                 

7499          Dwight Kastens           wage/92 hrs                 1,114.43

7500          Arlin Rohlfs                            wage/28 hrs                    284.43

7501          Barb Wilhelm                wage/24.5 hrs                 315.70

7502          Corinne Zahn               wage/90 hrs/mil55.5     1,334.76

7503          NC Utilities                    utilities                           1,448.81

7504          RWD#3                         water                                      2,081.00

7505          Zito Media                    isi                                        81.24

7506          OPPD                            water pit                             28.00

7507          B&B Pump                             diesel                                 50.91

7508          DHHS                           water test                           15.00

7509          Recycling Ent               recycling                         200.00

7510          Quill                               chair mat, folders                       72.48

7511          Kim Neiman                 mil/pilger                          154.78

7512          League of NE Mun      membership                    382.00

7513          Countryside Bank        Int 8570/Prin 350        43,570.00

7514          Westover                      rock/gravel                       951.65

7515          One Call Con               dig hotline                            6.45

7516          Seneca Sanit                garbage                        2,168.50

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7517          Lovell Excav                park water leak                600.00

7518          Windstream                  phone                                70.05                       

7519          Dan Crownover           wage                                           92.35

7520          Dale Stoner                  wage                                           69.26

7521          Janet Oelke                  wage                                           69.26

7522          Lynn Schomerus                   wage                                           69.26

AWD          NE Dept of Rev           sales tax                        316.12

AWD          IRS                                941                                  862.06

7523          Bohl Plumbing             disinfect lines                 349.47

7524          Dept of Revenue                   keno tax                      1,531.00

AWD          NE Dept of Rev           with hold                         270.00

7525          Fire & Rescue              donation                       5,000.00                                                   

TOTAL                                                                                 $63,558.97                           

Schomerus made a motion to pay claims, Stoner seconded, and motion carried 4-0.                                                                                  

The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed:  Account #017, 037, 048, 063, 075, 088, 128, 137, 150, 183 and 189.

In correspondence: The Unadilla Area Fund will be sending out the All Fund Drive letters the end of October.  The Fire & Rescue will be having their garage sale at the Community Center on 10-13 to help fund the self-lifting gurney.  Jim Fields requested a building permit for a fence.  The Library purchased a roaster, drink cooler and crock pot for the Community Center’s kitchen.

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.