VILLAGE OF UNADILLA, NEBRASKA
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
May 12, 2022
The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at 7:30 p.m. at the Unadilla Library. The May 11th meeting was postponed to the 12th. 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 April 2022 minutes, Hincker seconded, and 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 April 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 92.75 hrs, mil 40 miles $1,576.78
Barb Wilhelm Wage 20.5 hrs 267.90
Arlin Rohlfs Wage 41 hrs 624.75
Ed Meinke Wage 154.75 hrs 2,000.16
NE Child Support Wage 793.00
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
Doug Ebert Wage, 728 miles 943.04
RWD#3 Water 2,942.25
DHHS Water Testing 15.00
Papillion Sanitation Garbage 2,186.19
IRS 941 1,370.85
NE Dept. of Rev Sales Tax 178.35
OPPD Elect at water pit 33.00
NC Utilities Utilities 2,226.14
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Windstream Telephone 77.23
Dish Network TV Comm Ctr 84.69
Syr Do It Best paint, caulk, tools 153.43
Nationwide Ins. Employee theft policy 221.00
Egan Supply Cleaning products 176.44
Westover Rock rock 452.80
Midwest Lab sewer samples 377.00
Nationwide Ins. Empl theft policy 221.00
Lovell Excavating lagoon manhole 400.00
JEO professional fee’s st project 4,500.00
Hemje Plmb const standpipe repair 104.00
Home Depot auto towel dispencer 144.23
NC Utilities rebulb ball field 157.04
Menards dump cart, toilet paper 138.85
White Electric light pole repairs 2,655.70
Post Office stamps (3rls) 174.00
Stoner made a motion to approve the claims, seconded by Oelke. 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 $1,079.91.
Water consumed: 979,000; water paid for: 608,000; balance for month:
-371,000; YTD: -1,045,000. With the amount of water consumed during April; Rural Water was called to do a leak detection. Several fire hydrants they listened to were leaking. The Hydrants were tightened. There was also a leak at the Old Village Office that Lovell Excavating was called to repair. Bob Brandt will be responsible for the repairs at that location. The Dept. of Environment and Energy did our routine sanitary survey on May 9th. They found the screen on the water tower overflow needed to be replaced. Meinke replaced the screen the 11th. A copy of the survey was emailed to the board members prior to the meeting for their review.
Schoolhouse items: We are still waiting for an estimate on the broken glass in the gym door and new light fixtures.
BBQ: Hincker made a motion to not have the BBQ this year due to the high cost of meat and difficulty finding someone to prepare the meat. Stubbendeck seconded. On a role call vote Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay. Motion carried 5-0.
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Street Project: On May 11th a pre-construction meeting was held in the Village Library. Present were Pavers, JEO, USDA and Crownover. Pavers thought they could possibly start the end of July.
Public Comments: none
Discussion was held on repositioning the ball field lights due to the high winds that occurred in December and April. Crownover contacted Barry Brandt of Countryside Agency to find out we had a $2,500.00 deductible for wind and hail. Musco Lighting gave us an estimate of $3,000.00 for their time and equipment. Hincker made a motion to proceed with the project seconded by Stubbendeck. On a role call vote Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay. Motion carried 5-0. Clerk to use Keno funds to pay for what the insurance company does not.
Hincker made a motion to approve the water rate increase of .35 per 1000 gallons of water used seconded by Stubbendeck. On a role call vote Stoner, Oelke, Hincker, Stubbendeck and Crownover voted yea, none voted nay. Motion carried 5-0. Rural Water raised the Village rates per 1000 gallons of use. A phone call from Crownover to the Trustee’s to approve the increase was done to allow the clerk to get letters out to customers in the May bills. The rate will be in effect for the June bills going out.
Hincker made a motion to approve an SDL to The Stein of Syracuse for a benefit being held at the Community Center on May 21st, seconded by Stubbendeck. On a role 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. Hookup #, 048, 088, 104, 113, 115, 183, 189, & 192.
Correspondence: The Library will host a Memorial Day luncheon on Monday the 30th of May at the Community Center.
The meeting adjourned at 9:00 p.m.
Next Meeting: 06-08-22 at the Village Library
A complete and current copy of these proceedings is available for
inspection at the Village Office during normal business hours.