VILLAGE OF UNADILLA, NEBRASKA
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
July 08, 2020
The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, July 08, 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, Scott Hincker and Lynn Schomerus. Absent: 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.
Stoner made a motion to approve the June 2020 minutes, Oelke seconded. On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Schomerus and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay. Motion carried 5-0.
Hincker made a motion to approve the June 2020 treasurer’s report, bank statements, reconciliation, and receipts. Schomerus seconded. On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Schomerus and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay. Motion carried 5-0.
The following claims were reviewed:
Zahn $1,622.19, Wilhelm $260.52, Rohlfs $467.29, Kastens $932.30, Schomerus $115.44, Stoner $115.44, Oelke $115.44, Hincker $115.44, Crownover $138.52, Papillion Sanitation $211.05 & $2089.50, RWD#3 $2,195.00, Zito Media $93.14, Recycling Enterprises $200.00, SENDD $275.00 & 93.00, IRS $1,017.83, Ne Dept. of Rev $383.90, Windstream $73.95, OPPD $33.00, NC Utilities $1,259.19, Terminix $377.71, DHHS $49.00, JEO $215.00, B&B Pump $102.69, Nitty Gritty $283.47, Brandt Family $800.00, NE Dept. of Rev $499.00, and PO $55.70.
Oelke made a motion to pay the claims, seconded by Hincker. On a roll call vote Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Schomerus and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay. Motion carried 5-0.
The amount of the Keno check was $1,966.14
Water consumed: 778,000; water paid for: 552,000; balance for month:
-226,000; YTD: -1,682,000,000.
Schoolhouse items: Repairs have begun on the gym roof from the hail damage discovered in May. The insurance company has been notified and a
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check has been received for damages. Eco Green will refoam the roof, B5 Construction will do the steel siding. Eco Green will see if they can get someone to do the stucco. The Village email was hacked July 1st. Qtec was called and checked the computer system out and worked with the clerk on the email passwords. Emails from July 1st to July 6th were not able to be retrieved.
The Zito Media contract will be up in August. A survey was sent out to the Village residents to see if they would like to have this service kept. The majority already used a different carrier. A few still wanted it along with a couple businesses. Per Jalyn Tezik from Zito, this is not an exclusive contract so we could enter into another agreement with another provider if we wanted. They also indicated they would send information to their escalation coordinator if we have service issues. Stoner made a motion to sign the 15-year agreement, seconded by Hincker. On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Schomerus and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay. Motion carried 5-0.
Quonset property: No updates from OPPD
Public Comments: None
The following are current Fire & Rescue personnel:
Tom Block Gerry Davis Brittany McCoy
Gordon Hopp Aiden Vodicka Alexandria Seelhoff
Linda Liesemeyer Ed Reed Brandon Isaacs
Kyle Johnson Joseph Peterson Tyler Crownover
Betty Vodicka Chuck Porter Larissa Diekmann
Kandi Reed Irene Rodaway Steve Vodicka
Amy Vodicka Ron Vodicka Jon Vodicka
Schomerus made a motion to certify Fire & Rescue personnel for insurance purposes. Oelke seconded. On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Schomerus and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay. Motion carried 5-0.
Hincker made a motion to approve the Annual Catering License for The Bar, seconded by Schomerus. On a roll call vote Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Schomerus and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay. Motion carried 5-0.
Discussion was held on the condition of the streets here in town. Crownover reported Evan Wickersham from JEO would do a preliminary report of costs on the streets to have done that are the worst and spoke with the USDA on interest rates on a loan. It was discussed to try and do
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10 to 12 blocks if we could afford the loan. Crownover and Hincker will look and measure the worst blocks. The clerk will get those measurements to JEO.
Stoner made a motion to donate $300.00 to the Lincoln Food Bank for their continued efforts during the Pandemic distributing food in our area, seconded by Oelke. On a roll call vote Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Schomerus and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay. Motion carried 5-0. Funds will be taken out of the Keno account for this donation.
The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed. Account #063, 074, 104, 108, 137, 141, & 145. After numerus attempts to collect on a hookup, it was decided to shut off the water for nonpayment and no contact with the clerks office.
Correspondence: A donation was received from Dale Bailey for the use of the park shelter. The July Planning Commission meeting is cancelled for the month of July due to the COVID 19. The Lincoln Food Bank was at the park July 1st for a food distribution.
The meeting adjourned at 10:30 p.m.
A complete and current copy of these proceedings is available for
inspection at the Village Office during normal business hours.