VILLAGE OF UNADILLA, NEBRASKA
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
May 13, 2020
The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 7:30 p.m. at the Unadilla Community Center. 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, and Scott Hincker. Absent and not voting, Lynn Schomerus. Visitors: None
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 April 2020 minutes, Oelke seconded, and on a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay. Motion carried 4-0.
Stoner made a motion to approve the April 2020 treasurer’s report, bank statements, reconciliation, and receipts. Hincker seconded. On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay. Motion carried 4-0.
The following claims were reviewed:
Zahn $1,648.51, Wilhelm $201.42, Kastens $1,255.96, Ebert 877.24, Capitol City Electric 2,323.79, Ebert 26.09, B&B Pump 46.93, Municipal Supply 232.11, Akrs 64.64, RWD#3 2,092.50, Zito Media $93.14, Recycling Enterprises $200.00, Dan’s Tire $21.73, Schomerus 130.00, Papillion Sanitation $2,089.50, IRS 845.67, NE Dept. of Revenue $410.24, Windstream $71.28, OPPD $33.00, Rohlfs $602.19, NC Utilities $1,773.81, Quill $39.99, DHHS $30.00, JEO $700.00, Midwest Lab 362.00.
Oelke made a motion to approve the claims, seconded by Stoner. On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay. Motion carried 4-0.
The amount of the Keno check was $286.00
Water consumed: 737,000; water paid for: 530,000; balance for month:
-207,000; YTD: -809,000. Work has begun on the water tower. The estimated time for the tower to be shut down is 10 days. Once it is put back into service testing will be done. Water and sewer shut off’s and late fees will continue to be waived. A motion was made by Stoner to reimburse Bob Brandt with the $200.00 water and $200.00 sewer hookup fee that the Village charges for new
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customers. Hincker seconded the motion and on a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay. Motion carried 4-0. Kastens requested that the Village purchase a new water meter reader with an estimated cost of $880.00. Oelke made a motion to purchase one seconded by Stoner. On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay. Motion carried 4-0.
Schoolhouse items: Discussion was held on opening back up the gym and work out room for our members. It was decided to open it with social distancing with only 10 people at the most is the gym and 2 in the workout room. Members are to bring their own hand sanitizers and wipe down the equipment after each use. No team sports currently or family gatherings. At the June 10th meeting it will be evaluated again. The remaining lights were replaced in the gym. Funds will be used from Keno.
BBQ: Oelke made a motion to cancel the BBQ for 2020 along with the water slide, fun run, and other activities due to the COVID 19. Hincker seconded the motion and on a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay. Motion carried 4-0.
Quonset Property: Crownover reported that Brent Lundgren from OPPD is working on the property lines by the Quonset and property to the east.
Cardinal Heights: A building permit was issued for a house at 1250 C Street.
Public comments. No public comments
COVID 19 precautions are still in place. The Office will remain closed to the public until May 31st and will be evaluated again at that time. The gym and workout room will open with the above listed guidelines. The ballfield will remain closed to team practices. And social distancing will continue.
Dawn Prelle contacted the clerk on renting the kitchen and request an additional stove she would donate. After consideration the Board decided there would not be room for another stove. She was welcome to rent it for her business with an inspection from the Health Department.
Barrett Brandt approached Stoner and Crownover with an Eagle Scout Project to be done down at the park. He would plant some grasses along the gazebo, plant a pollinator garden and add some additional plantings. He will maintain these areas for two years. Stoner made a motion to allow Barrett to do his project seconded by Oelke. On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay. Motion carried 4-0.
The Lincoln Food Bank and National Guard was here May 3rd at the park to distribute food items to the public. Hincker made a motion to make a
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$300.00donation to the Food Bank seconded by Stoner. On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay. Motion carried 4-0. Funds will be taken out of Keno.
The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed. Hookup #, 063, 104, 137, 141, 150 & 176. Late fees and shutoffs will be evaluated at the next meeting.
Correspondence: The Lincoln Food Bank along with the National Guard distributed food May 6th and requested to return June 3rd.
The meeting adjourned at 9:08 p.m.
Next Meeting: 06-10-20 at the Village Community Center
A complete and current copy of these proceedings is available for
inspection at the Village Office during normal business hours.