VILLAGE OF UNADILLA, NEBRASKA
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
November 11, 2020
The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, November 11, 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. Visitor; Clark Stubbendeck.
Chairman Crownover called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. He reminded everyone of the location of the Open Meetings Act Poster and that it was an updated poster.
Oelke made a motion to approve the October 2020 minutes; Stoner seconded. Roll call vote: Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Schomerus and Crownover voted yea. The following voted nay, none. Motion carried 5-0.
Hincker made a motion to approve the October 2020 treasurer’s report, bank statements, reconciliation, and receipts; Schomerus seconded. Roll call vote: Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Schomerus and Crownover voted yea. The following voted nay, none. Motion carried 5-0.
The following claims were reviewed:
Zahn $1,552.01, Wilhelm $260.52, Rohlfs $292.05, Kastens $838.07, Ebert $1,400.19, Cahoy Pump Service $8,136.00, Crownover $138.52, Schomerus $115.44, Stoner $115.44, Oelke $115.44, Christiansen Tree Service $1,995.00, Municipal Supply $659.24, RWD#3 $2,765.00, Zito Media $93.14, Gatehouse Media $85.92, Midwest Lab $156.00, Travelers Ins. $1,279.00, Papillion Sanation $2,089.50, IRS $839.78, NE Dept. of Revenue $454.67, Dan’s Tire $1,092.89, OPPD $33.00, NC Utilities $1,264.72, Zahn $85.45, Windstream $75.35, Quill $46.99, Burr & Assoc. $300.00, Munsterman $100.00 refund, Syracuse Park & Rec $50.00 refund, USPS $220.00.
Stoner made a motion to pay claims seconded by Hincker. Roll call vote: Stoner, Oelke, Hincker Schomerus and Crownover voted yea. The following voted nay: none. Motion carried 5-0.
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The Keno check was in the amount of $4,019.88
Water consumed: 1,006,000; water paid for: 746,000; balance for month:
-260,000; YTD: -2,627,000. Clerk reported the water sample came back good again this month. Schomerus suggested getting the Community Center tested again. Ebert sent in sewer samples and the report came back good.
Schoolhouse items: General Fire and Safety will be replacing the 2 outside bells.
Street Project: Documents are in the process to be signed and returned to the USDA. Crownover has not received any estimates on what the 2 blocks of water line would approximately cost.
Part Time Employee: Ad’s were run in the Syracuse Journal for 2 consecutive weeks on the part time position and posted around town, the Unadilla website and the Unadilla Bill Facebook page. Several applications were given out. Interviews will start Monday the 16th.
Public comments - none
Hincker made a motion to approve and pass Resolution R13-20 authorizing the chairman of the board to sign the Year-End Certification of Village Superintendent form 2020 seconded by Schomerus. Roll call vote: Stoner, Oelke, Hincker and Schomerus voted yea. The following voted nay, none. Chairman Crownover abstained. Motion carried 4-0. Chairman Crownover signed the Certification.
Schomerus made a motion to appoint Evan Wickersham as the Village Engineer for the year 2021 seconded by Hincker. Roll call vote: Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Schomerus and Crownover voted yea. The following voted nay, none. Motion carried 5-0.
Hincker made a motion to appoint Evan Wickersham as the Village Street Superintendent for 2021 seconded by Oelke. Roll call vote: Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Schomerus and Crownover voted yea. The following voted nay, none. Motion carried 5-0.
Item 5 & 6 on the agenda is tabled to next month so the Village Attorney can prepare the paperwork.
The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed. Some shut off notices were sent. Account #26, 037, 063, 074, 075, 088, 098, 107, 108, 137, 176, and 183.
Correspondence: Clerk reported that the All Fund Drive letters have been mailed out. Inspection of the burn pile from the DEQ was done on October 15th.
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One bag of towels was found, and we were instructed to remove it immediately which was done that same day. The burn pile permit will expire on December 31st of this year. The Village clerk will reapply for a new permit. The annual Keno report was completed on October 18th by the Clerk and Advanced Gaming.
The meeting adjourned at 9:20 p.m.
A complete and current copy of these proceedings is available for
inspection at the Village Office during normal business hours.