April 14, 2021


The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 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 Clark Stubbendeck.  Visitors:  Dave Hall and Fredrick Rumery.

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 March 2021 minutes, Stubbendeck seconded. On a roll call vote, Stoner, Hincker, Oelke, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay.  Motion carried 5-0.

Oelke made a motion to approve the March 2021 treasurer’s report, reconciliation of bank statements and receipts.  Stoner seconded. On a roll call vote, Stoner, Hincker, Oelke, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay.  Motion carried 5-0.

            The following claims were reviewed for April payment:


            Corinne Zahn                       wage 105.75 hrs                              $1,635.52

            Barb Wilhelm                        wage 20 hrs                                           260.52

            Arlin Rohlfs                           wage 24.5 hrs                                        294.13

            Dwight Kastens                    wage 22.5 hrs                                        337.85

            Clayton Dowling                  wage 101.5 hrs                                  1,412.23

            Countryside Bank                Bond Interest Pmt.                            6,752.50

            Dan Crownover                    wage 1 meeting                                     138.52

            Clark Stubbendeck              wage 1 meeting                                     115.44

            Dale Stoner                           wage 1 meeting                                     115.44

            Janet Oelke                           wage 1 meeting                                     115.44

            Scott Hincker                        wage 1 meeting                                     115.44

            Gen. Fire & Safety               fire alarm inspection                             130.00

            RWD#                                    water purchase                                  2,175.00

            Zito Media                             TV/Cable                                               123.29

            Keim Farm Equip.                Lawn Mower trade in                        1,343.00

            Municipal Supply                 6” Coupling water main                        612.96

            DHHS                                    water test                                                  15.00

            Papillion Sanitation             garbage service                                 2,053.50

            IRS                                         941                                                       1,199.39

            NE Dept. of Rev                   sales tax                                                 524.36

            OPPD                                     water pit electric                                      33.00

            NC Utilities                            util park, water, street, sewer           2,231.01

            One Call Concepts              diggers hotline                                        30.01

            Alarm Link (SEI)                   door secur. Sys repair                            29.10

            Windstream                           telephone                                                 76.39                 

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                        Quill                                        ink, envelopes, bath tissue                  203.97

                        Syr Do It Best                       light bulbs, flags                                      18.98

                        Kurt Kastens Elec                wiring of furnace                                 $142.90

                        B&B Pump                            diesel                                                        54.62

                        S.E. Area Clerks                  2020/21 dues                                          20.00

                        Midwest Labs                        sewer samples                                      262.90

                        Syr Iron Works                      weld snowplow                                      157.92

                        Grainger                                cold patch                                               352.50

                        Westover Rock                     rock for park                                        1,092.02

                        Post Office                            2 rls stamps                                            110.00

                        NE Dept. of Rev                   lottery tax                                                900.00

                        Westover Rock                     crusher rock                                           415.04

                        Added Touch                        plant                                                          53.00

                        Lovell Excavating                 water main repair 7th St.                    1,600.00

                        ABC Termite                          pest control                                            120.00

                        NE Dept. of Rev                   state withholding                                   356.11

                                                                        TOTAL                                             $27,729.00


            1. The amount of the Keno check was $863.70

            2. Water consumed: (770,000) water paid for: (624,000 month) (-146,000 month)

            (-394,000 YTD).

            3. Schoolhouse items –The office computer ram went out and had to be repaired by Qtec. The swings at the park need replacing.  Clerk to order new ones and take out of Keno Funds. The new lawn mower from Keim’s was delivered and fund will be taken out of Keno for the trade in, previously voted on.

4. Clean up Day is scheduled for June 19th; Papillion Sanitation will be bringing a 40 yd dumpster.

5. Quonset Property:  No word yet from OPPD as to their meeting to discuss the property.

7. Public Comments:  Dave Hall discussed with the Board how it has been 2 years sense he purchased the Quonset property.  He understands that the Board is waiting for OPPD to decide on the property we sold Hall that was surveyed incorrectly, and that the Village will have to wait on the decision of OPPD, however he asked the Board to in turn do some drainage work on the North side of the building and to the east where the water sits.  The Village had Randy Crownover do some grading where it does drain better now.  The Village will continue to keep on top of this with OPPD and let Dave know of any decisions.


            1. Crownover Signed the Letter of Intent to the Meet Conditions for the USDA Loan for the FY21 Street Project in the amount of $650,000.00 consisting of the following streets:

                        a.  F Street from Seventh Street to Ninth Street

                        b.  Ninth Street from Approximately 50-feet West of E Street to I Street

                        c.  Sixth Street from G Street to F Street (possible new water line)

                        d.  Sixth Street from I Street to H Street (possible new water line)

                        e.  H Street from Main Street to Sixth Street

                        f.  G Street from 130-feet North of Main Street to Fourth Street

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            2.  Oelke mad a motion to approve R200-21 Loan Resolution Security Agreement for the FY21 Street Project, seconded by Stoner.  On a roll call vote Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay.  Motion carried 5-0.

            3.  Hincker made a motion to approve the Draft of Engineering Agreement with JEO on Contingency of any changes on the USDA Street Project FY21, seconded by Oelke.  On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay.  Motion carried 5-0.

            4.  Stoner made a motion to approve the Legal Services Agreement for the FY21 Street Project with Gerald Stilmock, Atty., seconded by Hincker.  On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay.  Motion carried 5-0. 

The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed. Account #037, 088, 114, 115, and 137.

In Correspondence:   Dog License renewal letters were sent out to Village Residents.  The All-Fund Drive totals for 2020 was $11,895.00 (Endowment $3,490.00, Fire Dept. $1,965.00, Park $760.00, Library $610.00, Rescue $2,230.00 and Unadilla Area Fund $2,840.00).

The meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m.

NEXT MEETING: 5-12-21 at Village Library                                                         



                                                                                                Village Clerk-Treasurer


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