February 09, 2022


The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, February 09, 2022, 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, Janet Oelke, Scott Hincker, Dale Stoner and Clark Stubbendeck.  Visitors: Fredrick Rumery.

Chairman Crownover called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. Crownover reminded everyone of the location of the Open Meetings Act Poster.

Oelke made a motion to approve the January 2022 minutes with one correction; Stoner seconded. On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea.  None voted nay, motion carried 5-0.

Hincker made a motion to approve the January 2022 treasurer’s report, bank statements, reconciliation, and receipts, Stubbendeck seconded. On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea.  None voted nay, motion carried 5-0.

The following claims were reviewed:

Corinne Zahn                wage/93.25 hrs                      $1,522.33

Barb Wilhelm                wage/20 hrs                                260.52

Arlin Rohlfs                   wage/36.5 hrs                             556.18

Ed Meinke                    wage/152.75 hrs                     2,759.85

B&B Pump                    diesel                                             60.46

Dan Crownover            wage                                            138.52

Clark Stubbendeck      wage                                            115.44

Dale Stoner                  wage                                            115.44

Janet Oelke                  wage                                            115.44  

RWD#3                         water                                        1,880.00

Dish Network                tv                                                    84.69

Papillion Sanitat           garbage                                    2,024.25

IRS                                941                                           1,209.56

Dept. of Revenue         sales tax                                      180.18

OPPD                           water pit                                         33.00

Syr Iron Works             3 pt hitch                                        40.00

Bohl Plumbing              furnace gym                             5,116.00

NC Utilities                    utilities                                      2,445.35

Windstream                  phone                                            74.96

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TWH                                        storage                                   $     23.47

B5 Construction                     grading 7th Street                     1,750.00

Syracuse Lumber Co             supplies park benches                196.55

Syracuse Motor                      fuse kit, air flow sensor               110.28

Dan’s Tire                               anti-freeze                                     14.96

Scheels                                  weight bench                              140.81

Dick’s Sporting Goods          dumbbells                                   240.73

Vista Print                               parage signs                                 71.68

Keim Farm Equip.                  oil filter                                           13.80

Countryside Bank                  interest loan                                423.37

NE Dept of Revenue              941N                                            250.21

IRS                                          941 additional                                 3.01

Christiansen Tree Serv          tree removal                                825.00

Paypal – water slip tarp         water slide                                   185.39

Stoner made a motion to approve the claims, seconded by Hincker.  On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea.  None voted nay, motion carried 5-0.


          The amount of the Keno check was $0.00

          Water consumed: 652,000; water paid for: 483,000; balance for month:

-169,000; YTD: -396,000. The construction of the new water line was completed on 6th street and all water tests have passed.

         Schoolhouse items: The new furnace has been installed on the south end of the gym.  The bill was submitted to the Unadilla Area Fund to reimburse the Village.  The new air conditioner/furnace has been installed in the library.  The Library Board has purchased that unit.  The new dumbbells and weight bench has been purchased for the work out room.  Funds for these were taken out of Keno.  3 new basketballs and 2 new volleyballs were purchased for the gym.

          Street Project:  Bids were opened on February 8th with Evan Wickersham, Dan Crownover and Zahn at the opening.  Pavers had the low bid which will be submitted to the USDA for their approval.  JEO forwarded the bids to them and notified the Village that they approved Pavers for the street project.  At the March meeting the Board will vote on the award if the bid.

          Quonset Property:  Crownover will contact Brent Lundgren on the status of the lease agreement.

          BBQ – The Unadilla BBQ will be held on June 25th this year.  Preparations are underway.  Hincker made a motion to purchase a new water slide tarp to

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have on hand, seconded by Stubbendeck.  On a roll call vote, Stoner, Hincker, Oelke, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea.  None voted nay, motion carried 5-0.  The Young Men’s Club will oversee the horseshoe contest and help put up the water slide.  2 golf carts have been reserved for the day.  Clerk to contact the Ebert family to see if they would like to do the 5k run and Crownover will contact Mal’s Bar & Grill to see if they would like to do some of the food.  Stubbendeck made a motion to purchase 3 new smokers butlers, seconded by Stoner.  On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea.  None voted nay.  Motion carried 5-0.  Two will be put downtown and the other at the park shelter. Clerk to contact Matt and Melissa Daharsh to see if they would like to run the water slide.  Oelke made a motion to rent the Wilhelm bed and breakfast for them to stay while helping, seconded by Stoner.  On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Stubbendeck, and Crownover voted yea.  None voted nay.  Motion carried 5-0.

          Public comments:  none




February 8th at 10:00 a.m. the bids were opened by Evan Wickersham of JEO for the Street Project.  There were 3 bids submitted.  Pavers had the lowest bid for the project.  Crownover explained to the Board that the bids will be sent to the USDA for their approval. The USDA has contacted JEO and approved Pavers to do the project.  The Board will vote at the March meeting for the Village approval.

The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed. Accounts #037, 048, 075, 088, 104, 108, 113, 114, 115, 137, 170, & 171.

In correspondence: Groundhogs Day was a success with having the parade and limited activities this year due to COVID.  Clerk will need to get 8 hours of continuing education for the State Auditors Office for the year and 10 hours of training for the water operator’s license.  Ed Meinke will look for classes for wastewater training. 

The meeting adjourned at 8:20 p.m.

Next Meeting:  3-09-22 at 7:30 at the Village Library.                                                           


                                                                             Village Clerk


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