November 08, 2017


The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, November 08, 2017, 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, Janet Oelke, Dale Stoner, and Lynn Schomerus.  Absent:  Scott Hincker

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

Stoner made a motion to approve the October 2017 minutes; Schomerus seconded, and motion carried 3-0.

Oelke made a motion to approve the October 2017 treasurer’s report; Stoner seconded, motion carried 3-0.


          The Keno check was in the amount of $4,670.32

          Water consumed: 673,000; water paid for: 604,000; balance for month:

-69,000; YTD: -1,698,000. Chlorination was started on the water system 10-23 for 7 days.  Samples are being taken daily around town to check the levels along with flushing the hydrants and dead-end lines.  Rural Water is assisting in this process.  Samples will be taken to the state lab when the chlorination in completed.

          Schoolhouse items: Small heaters have been purchased for several of the rooms that are not being used very often instead of turning on the big boiler at this time.  Clerk will monitor the rooms and if they work good, additional heaters will be purchased. 

          Coop Property: Attorney Jerry Stilmock is working on the paperwork and Ordinance and will notify the Village when that is complete.

          Public comments - none



          Projects for the One and Six Year Plan were discussed for the upcoming year. The Board decided to do maintenance again the for year and not do any projects.

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          Schomerus made a motion to go ahead with the audit waiver again this year, Stoner seconded, motion carried 3-0. 

          Discussion was held on installing 1 or 2 lights at the community center on the parking area in front added safety.  Clerk will research different lights and costs.

          Water, sewer and garbage rates were discussed for the upcoming year and it was decided to leave the rates the same.

Claims were reviewed for November payment:

7130          OPPD                           transformer                            2,897.00

7131          Menards                       heaters                            197.98

7133          Dwight Kastens           wage/122 hrs               1,417.33

7133          Arlin Rohlfs                            wage/30 hrs                    290.90

7134          Rita Compton               wage/13.5 hs                  143.37

7135          Barb Wilhelm                wage/20 hrs                    251.28

7136          Corinne Zahn               wage/102.5 hrs mile    1,490.37

7137          NC Utilities                    utilities                           1,442.93

7138          DHHS                           water samples                168.00

7139          RWD#3                         water                                       1,696.95

7140          Zito Media                    isi                                      131.06

7141          Recyc Enterprises       recycling                          200.00

7142          Syr. Do It Best              keys, paper pro, cord       89.47

7143          Stutheit Impl.                Switch harness                 24.67

7144          B&B Pump                             diesel                                 24.67

7145          Kastens Elec                air comp, water               152.00

7146          Municipal Supply                   water meters                   736.98

7147          Gen Fire & Safety        fire alarm inspec             130.00

7148          Galen Gartner Ele       electric work/air units   1,627.73

7149          Dan Crownover           wage                                            92.35

7150          Dale Stoner                  wage                                            69.26

7151          Janet Oelke                  wage                                            69.26

7152          Scott Hincker                wage                                            69.26

7153          Lynn Schomerus                   wage                                            69.26

7154          Seneca Sanitation       garbage                        2,180.30

7155          Dan Crownover           dig line at pit                    166.23

7156          Midwest Lab                 sewer samples               179.50

7157          Dan’s Tire                     pickup, generator, spr    329.09

7158          Doug Ebert                            wage/18 hrs, mileage     534.04

7159          Burr & Assoc.               prepare audit waiver      430.00

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AWD          Ne Dept Revenue       sales tax                          327.39

AWD          IRS                                941                                1,005.02

7160          Windstream                  phone                                68.04

                                                          TOTAL                     $18,701.69


Oelke made a motion to pay claims, Schomerus seconded, and motion carried 3-0.

The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed. Shut-offs have been sent to: Account #017, 022, 032, 037, 074, 075, 088, 140, 176, and 183.                             

Correspondence:  Unadilla Area Foundation will host a welcome reception at the Duncan Building on 12-5-17 at 5:30. Clerk reported that the All Fund Drive letters have been mailed out.  Clerk to start on 2020 Census.

The meeting adjourned at 9:30 p.m.


                                                                             Village Clerk-Treasurer


A complete and current copy of these proceedings is available for

inspection at the Village Office during normal business hours.