February 14, 2018


The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, February 14, 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: Dan Crownover, Janet Oelke, Lynn Schomerus, absent and not voting, Scott Hincker and Dale Stoner.  Visitors: none

Chairman Crownover called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. He also opened the public hearing for the one and six-year plan. Crownover reminded everyone of the location of the Open Meetings Act Poster.

Schomerus made a motion to approve the January 2018 minutes; Oelke seconded, and motion carried 3-0.

Oelke made a motion to approve the January 2018 treasurer’s report, Schomerus seconded, motion carried 3-0.


          The amount of the Keno check was $4,983.99.  Clerk emailed a letter of opposition of LB1102 to Senator Larson and members of the League of Municipalities.

          Water consumed: 693,000; water paid for: 712,000; balance for month:

 +19,000; YTD: -165,000. The pump house and well west of town was abandoned by Precision Well Service.  Clerk will submit the bill to the NRD for the cost sharing grant.  Schomerus reported everything was cleaned up and hauled away from the site. There was a water main break on 475 E Street.  Lovell Excavating was called to repair the break.  The Village metal detector was not able to locate the shut off’s in the street through the ice.  Schomerus made a motion to purchase a better-quality metal detector, seconded by Oelke. Schomerus will research what NC Utilities uses.  Syracuse Iron will also make the Village a new water key to use on the valves. 

         Schoolhouse items, Bohl Plumbing completed the work disconnecting the water lines to all the class rooms and installed a new hot water heater in the kitchen.  The old one in the men’s locker room was disconnected.  They also ran a hot water line from the kitchen to the bathrooms.  Ashley Oelke was called to fix the valve to the hot water heater in the boiler room that ran to the bathrooms.

                                                                                      February 14, 2018 page 2   A coil sprung a leak and was not repairable.  Two water samples were taken to the lab, both came back coliform 0, e.coli 0.  Periodic testing will be done.

          Coop Property:  Spaces are being rented to park campers, boats, etc. in the Quonset.  Tom Compton is managing the rentals.

          BBQ preparations:  Clerk reported preparations are underway for this year’s BBQ on June 23rd. Little Tuggers contract was returned and the clerk reminded the Board of the donation from the Library that was given to purchase picnic tables.  Schomerus will have Syracuse Iron build a couple bases for those tables.

          Public comments:  There were none.


          Crownover closed the public hearing for the one and six at 8:30.

          Oelke made a motion to approve Resolution R1-18 (One & Six Year Plan); Schomerus seconded, motion carried 3-0.

          Schomerus made a motion to approve the Surety Bond for the Clerk, Oelke seconded, motion carried 3-0.

          Schomerus made a motion to adopt Resolution R2-18 on taking bids for the sale of the Coop Office Building and Weigh Scale.  Lots 1, 2, 3, & 4 of Blk 43, Oelke seconded, all voting yea.  Minimum bid will be $20,000.00 with 10% down at the time the bid.  Sealed bids will be excepted until 4:00 p.m. on March 13, 2018 at the Village Office.  Bids will be opened at the March 14th regular meeting.  Clerk will post the Notice at the following places within the Village:  Countryside Bank, Post Office, Community Center Notice Board, Nitty Gritty and The Bar.  The Notice will also run for 3 consecutive weeks in the Syracuse Journal Democrat.                    

The following claims were reviewed for February payment:

7223          Dwight Kastens            wage/92 hrs                  1,089.43

7224          Arlin Rohlfs                   wage/30 hrs                     304.75

7225          Barb Wilhelm                wage/24.5 hrs                  315.70

7226          Corinne Zahn                wage/103.5 hrs mil       1,549.94

7227          N.C. UItilities                 util                                 2,765.23                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               IRS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    941 tax                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  686.23

7228          Zito Media                     isi                                       44.47

7229          OPPD                            water pit                             27.51

7230          DHHS                            water test                         100.00

7231          RWD#3                          water                             1,739.95

7232          Westover                       rock                                  599.46

7233          B&B Pump                     diesel                               107.20

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7234          Gatehouse Med             liq lic ad                                        36.98

7235          SE Area Clerks              dues                                             10.00     7236             Bohl Plumb                 plmb, water heat                                           2,928.23     

7237            JP Cooke                     dog tags                                       59.47

7238            Dan’s Tire                    anti gel, exhaust, bulb                114.10

7239            Supply Works              paper rolls                                    71.37

7240            Syr Lumber                 faucet                                            46.42

7241            Recyc Ent                             recycling                                     200.00

7242            Seneca Sanitat           garbage                                   2,162.40

7243            Windstream                 phone                                           68.57

7244             NC Util                        disconn well                                 67.25

7245             Lynn Schomerus         wage/water & well                     374.02

7246             Countryside Agen        light pole’s                                  22.00

7247             Lovell Excavating        water main break                   1,250.00

7248             Precision Well             well abond.                             1,545.00

AWD            IRS                              941                                            959.71

AWD            NE Dept Rev.              sales tax                                    322.67

7249            Bohl Plumb                  hot water line                            417.81

7250            Dale Stoner                 wage                                           69.26

7251            Janet Oelke                 wage                                           69.26

7252            Scott Hincker               wage                                           69.26

7253            Lynn Schomerus         wage                                           69.26

7254            Ashley Oelke               wage                                           25.00

7255            DHHS                          water test                                    66.00

7256            Dan Crownover           wage/water                               221.64

7257            Richard Lechner          tools                                         250.00

7259            NE Landscape             bags salt                                  104.51

                    TOTAL                                                                $       20,243.83                  

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

The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed. Accounts 022, 037, 063, 074, 075, 088, 092, 128, 140 and 176.

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In correspondence: Clerk is registered to attend clerk’s school in Kearney March 27-29th.  Shelves arrived for the park shelter kitchen that the All Fund Drive funds will be used for. The new gazebo for the park is under construction.  Clerk attended a meeting in Lincoln on the 2020 Census on 2-9-18.

The meeting adjourned at 8:50 p.m.


                                                                             Village Clerk



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