REGULAR BOARD MEETING & Statutory Reorganization

January 10, 2018


The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 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: Dale Stoner, Scott Hincker, Lynn Schomerus and Janet Oelke. Absent and not voting, Dan Crownover.

Acting Chairman Stoner called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. He reminded everyone of the location of the Open Meetings Act Poster.  Schomerus made a motion to nominate Crownover as Chairman of the Board for 2018; Oelke seconded, motion carried 3-0.

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

Hincker made a motion to approve the December 2017 treasurer’s report; Schomerus seconded, motion carried 3-0.

Hincker made a motion to appoint the following committees for 2018:

          Streets & Alleys………….Scott Hincker

          Sewer & Keno……………Dan Crownover

          Environment & Safety…..Lynn Schomerus

          Water & Lights…………..Janet Oelke

          Park………………………Dale Stoner

Schomerus seconded, motion carried 3-0.  Corinne Zahn was reappointed Clerk-Treasurer, and Dwight Kastens was reappointed Utility & Maintenance Supervisor and Barb Wilhelm as Deputy Clerk, on a motion by Oelke, seconded by Hincker, motion carried 3-0.

Schomerus made a motion to appoint Zahn, Kastens, and Schomerus to the Safety Committee; appoint Zahn as Zoning Administrator and Crownover as Building Inspector; appoint Zahn as Flood Plain Administrator and Cross Connection Control Officer, Oelke seconded, motion carried 3-0.

Countryside Bank in Unadilla was designated as the official depository for village funds on a motion by Hincker, seconded by Schomerus, motion carried 3-0.

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          Oelke made a motion to retain Ebert as wastewater operator, Hincker seconded, motion carried 3-0.                                                               


          The Keno check was in the amount of $3,611.14

          Water consumed: 858,000; water paid for: 504,000; balance for month:

 -354,000; YTD: -354,000.  Continued water testing at the Community Center will be done.  Bohl Plumbing was contacted to recheck the back-flow device, which was found to be in proper working order.  Bohl Plumbing will work with the Village on disconnecting some of the water lines to the classrooms and locker room.  Testing at 824 I Street came back good again and will be listed as a sample site for our plan to the state.  An application for cost sharing was submitted to the Nemaha NRD to abandon and take out the well and well house west of town that has not been used for quite some time.  An estimate was received from Precision Well.  Schomerus will work with them on this project. 

          Schoolhouse items: Continued posting of the water will be done at the schoolhouse until we receive good samples.  The printer quite working in the office, clerk will spend around $200.00 for a new one.

          Property by the elevator:  Attorney Stilmock is working on the paperwork and Ordinance for the sell of the Coop Office Building and will notify us when it is completed to post.

          One & Six Year Plan – The meeting will be held February 14th.        

          Public Comments:  None


          Hincker made a motion to renew The Bar and Nitty Gritty Gas & Thrift liquor License, Oelke seconded, motion carried 3-0.

          An accident occurring on 12-31-17 which took out the Village light pole and light on Hwy. 2 and E was discussed.  Estimates were received from the Dept. of Roads for the galvanized pole and from Capital City Electric for the light and installing the light.  Clerk will get a copy of the accident report from the sheriff’s office and contact the insurance company of the individual who hit the pole.  Schomerus made a motion to add the two light poles and lights that are on the highway, that are owned by the Village, to the Village’s insurance policy, seconded by Hincker, motion carried 3-0.

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The following claims were reviewed for January payment:

7196           Dwight Kastens           wages/91.5                             1,023.01

7197          Arlin Rohlfs                            wage/37                          358.78

7198          Barb Wilhelm                wage/16 hrs                    194.02

7199          Rita Compton               wage/12 hrs                    127.44

7200          Corinne Zahn               wage/115.5hrs/565 mi          1,912.24

7201           RWD#3                         water                                      2,094.70

AWD           NE Dept of Rev           sales tax                          278.96

7202           Zito                                hsi                                    138.24

7203          Nationwide Ins             clerks bond                               100.00

7204          OPPD                           water pit                             23.00

7205          DHHS                           water samples                157.00

7206          JEO                               Road Program                600.00

7207          Bohl Plumbing             backflow test                   134.51

7208          Syr Do It Best               paint/rollers                        92.83

7209          NC Util                          utilities                           1,920.87

7210          One Call                       diggers hotline                  11.70

7211          Randy Crownover       dirt work waterline           297.00

7212          Dan’s Tire                     oil/antifreeze                      29.60

7213          Windstream                  phone                                68.29

7214          Seneca Sanitation       garbage                        2,144.50

7215          Recycling Ent               recyc                                          400.00

7216          Dan Crownover           wage                                            92.35

7217          Dale Stoner                  wage                                            69.26

7218          Janet Oelke                  wage                                            69.26

7219          Scott Hincker                wage                                            69.26

7220          Lynn Schomerus                   wage                                            69.26

AWD          IRS                                941                                   922.28

7221          Office Depot                 printer, paper, ink            359.13

7222          NE Dept of Rev           keno tax                        2,271.18

TOTAL                                                                           $16,028.67     


          Oelke made a motion to approve the claims, Hincker seconded, motion carried 3-0.

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The list of delinquent water & sewer patrons was reviewed:  Account #022, 037, 063, 088, 128, 167, and 140

In Correspondence:  Mileage rate for 2018 is 54.5 cents/mile.  Clerk school is in Grand Island this year March 27-29th.  Groundhogs day is February 3rd.  Tobacco licenses were issued to The Bar and Nitty Gritty for 2018. 

The meeting adjourned at 8:37 p.m.

NEXT MEETING:  2-14-18 at the Village Library


                                                                             Village Clerk-Treasurer


A complete and current copy of these proceedings is available for

inspection at the Village Office during normal business hours.