VILLAGE OF UNADILLA, NEBRASKA
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
April 13, 2022
The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, 7:30 p.m. at the Unadilla Community Library. 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: 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.
Stubbendeck made a motion to approve the March 2022 minutes, Oelke seconded. On a roll call vote, Stoner, Hincker, Oelke, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay. Motion carried 5-0.
Hincker made a motion to approve the March 2022 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 $1,803.20
Barb Wilhelm wage 17.5 hrs 223.58
Arlin Rohlfs wage 20.5 hrs 312.38
Ed Meinke wage 153.25 hrs 2,041.91
NE Child Support Ctr child support 793.00
Countryside Bank Bond Interest Pmt. 5,996.25
Dan Crownover wage 1 meeting 138.52
Clark Stubbendeck wage 1 meeting 115.44
Dale Stoner wage 1 meeting 0.00
Janet Oelke wage 1 meeting 115.44
Scott Hincker wage 1 meeting 115.44
Post Office stamps 116.00
RWD# water purchase 1,847.50
Dish Network TV/Cable 84.69
Brandt, Horan, Hallstrom professional fee’s 739.50
Municipal Supply 6” Coupling water main 612.96
DHHS water test 49.00
Papillion Sanitation garbage service 0.00
IRS 941 1,226.91
NE Dept. of Rev sales tax 170.76
OPPD water pit electric 33.00
NC Utilities util park, water, street, sewer 2,086.02
One Call Concepts diggers hotline 17.90
Midwest Lab sewer samples 55.14
Windstream telephone 75.07
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Syr Lumber lumber/garbage fence 76.14
Syr Motor Supply salt spreader switch 15.48
JEO St. project professional fee’s 4,500.00
Kastens Electric water locating 95.00
Home Depot hrd roll towels 90.83
Municipal Supply hydrant oil 94.14
Municipal Supply 4” Bend bolts, for sewer 119.26
Grainger cold patch 352.50
Westover Rock rock for park 1,092.02
Quill ink, corr tape, office supp 167.22
NE Dept. of Rev lottery tax 273.00
NE Dept. of Rev lottery license 100.00 NE Dept. of Rev 941N 236.00
Lovell Excavating water main repair 7th St. 1,600.00
1. The amount of the Keno check was $1,090,57
2. Water consumed: (639,000) water paid for: (571,000 month) (-68,000 month)
3. Schoolhouse items –The gym floor has been sanded and recoated by Eagen Supply due to the peeling of the coating applied in June of 2021. They suggested next time we redo the floor to take it completely down by sanding it until the color appears white, the lines will need to also be repainted. They indicated there is getting to many coats on it. Discussion was held on purchasing a cleaning system for the floor. Stoner made a motion to purchase a mop, cleaning liquid and a dispenser for up to $300.00. Oelke seconded. Stoner, Oelke, Hincker and Crownover voted yea, Stubbendeck voted nay. Motion carried 4-1. Zahn indicated the hard roll towel holders were getting bad in the bathrooms and requested to purchase new automatic ones for $67.14 each. The board agreed to purchase those as well. Zahn reported that the glass in the north gym door was broke during a kid’s ball practice on April 7th. Clerk to get an estimate.
4. Clean up Day is scheduled for June 18th; Papillion Sanitation will be bringing a 40 yd dumpster. A suggestion was made to contact Lemka Recycling to see if they would want to take a cart down that day for metals and recycling items.
5. BBQ Preparations: Clerk is trying to find someone to do the BBQ food. The Ebert Family will do the fun run, and the Young Men’s Club will do the horseshoe contest and help set up the water slide Friday evening. Clerk will contact some coaches to see about ball games.
6. Quonset Property: Hincker made a motion to sign the OPPD lease agreement for the land east of the Quonset building that the Village will be using, seconded by Stubbendeck. On a roll call vote, Stoner, Hincker, Oelke, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea. None voted nay. Motion carried 5-0. Zahn emailed the lease to the board members prior to the meeting to review.
7. Public Comments: None.
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1. Papillion Sanitation sent a letter to the Village that was received on March 24th, stating the garbage rates would be increasing on April 1st. Chairman Crownover called Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, and Stubbendeck by phone that day to see if the clerk should send out letters to raise our rates in town before the first so the Village would not loose money. It was decided by phone to raise the rate for senior citizens to $14.00 per month and the residents that are not senior citizens to $19.90 per month. Stubbendeck made a motion to raise the rates, seconded by Hincker. On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea. None voted nay. Motion carried 5-0.
3. Stoner made a motion to sign the Notice of Award, Notice to Proceed and Agreements and to finalize the 2021 Street Project. Oelke seconded the motion. On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea. None voted nay. The next and last step will be to have the pre-construction meeting with JEO, Pavers, USDA and the Village. JEO will set up that meeting.
4. Hincker made a motion to approve the Nextlink Tower Site Lease Agreement that the clerk emailed to the members prior to the meeting to review. Stoner seconded. On a roll call vote, Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea. None voted nay. Motion carried 5-0. This lease is to let Nextlink keep their internet antennas on our tower. The Village will keep three free hookups per year.
The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed. Account #037, 067, 088, 098, 104, 113, 114, 115, 137 and 183.
In Correspondence: Dog License renewal letters were sent out to Village Residents. Free COVID tests were dropped off at the Village Office from the SE Area Health District to anyone wanting a test. The Library Board will host a Memorial Day Lunch in the gym this year.
The meeting adjourned at 9:05 p.m.
NEXT MEETING: 5-11-22 at Village Library
A complete and current copy of these proceedings is available for
inspection at the Village Office during normal business hours.