VILLAGE OF UNADILLA, NEBRASKA
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
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
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.
A complete and current copy of these proceedings is available for
inspection at the Village Office during normal business hours.