August 08, 2018


The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, was held on Wednesday, August 08, 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, Dale Stoner, Janet Oelke, Scott Hincker and Lynn Schomerus.  Visitors:  Gregg Goebel and Steve Cody, Otoe County Emergency Management.

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

Hincker made a motion to approve the July 2018 minutes, Schomerus seconded motion carried 4-0.

Schomerus made a motion to approve the July 2018 treasurer’s report, Oelke seconded, motion carried 4-0.


          The amount of the Keno check was $2,037.88

          Water consumed: 806,000; water paid for: 675,000; balance for month:

 -131,000; YTD: -1,664,000.          There was a water main break at 7th & I Street.  Lovell Excavating repaired the break.  Lead and Copper testing were taken 7-24 along with the regular coliform test.  Results came back good on all of them.  Zahn registered for a water operator’s class on Sept. 27th for credit hours needed for her operator’s license. Kastens requested having on hand some water main clamps.  The clerk will order a 4”, 6” and 2 2” clamps to have on hand.    

          Schoolhouse items: The Library Board donated $500.00 to use as needed.  The Village bought 2 36” fans. 

          Quonset Property – Preparations are being made to close on the property.

          Public Comments:  None


          Gregg Goebel and Steve Cody from the Otoe County Emergency Management discussed with the Board the Unadilla Operations Plan, Debris Management Program and went over questions the Board had along with discussion of additional training and needed badges.                                                

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          Stoner introduced and moved for adoption of Resolution R5-18 Otoe County Local Emergency Operations plan, second by Oelke, motion carried 4-0.

          Hincker introduced and moved for adoption of Resolution R6-18 FEMA Degris Management Plan, seconded by Schomerus, motion carried 4-0.

          Stoner made a motion to approve and pay Syracuse Iron Works for the gazebo at the park, seconded by Schomerus, motion carried 4-0.

          Schomerus introduced and moved for adoption of Resolution R7-18 to designate the address of 467 Main Street for the real estate with the Quonset building on Main Street, seconded by Hincker, motion carried 4-0.                         

The Board discussed if there are any new projects for the year for our budget workshop.  It was decided to keep the budget the same as last year adding $10,000.00 for tractor repairs.                                                                   

In accordance with state law, salaries for Village employees are as follows: Chairman of the Board $100/meeting; Trustee $75/meeting; Clerk/Treasurer $17.50/hour; Deputy Clerk $15.50/hour; Maintenance $15.00/hour, General Hire $11/hour, Sewer maintenance $17.50/hour with mileage of .54.5/mile. General Office Hire $11.50/hr.

Oelke made a motion to approve and pay the Insurance Premium Notice to Travelers Insurance Company for the fire and rescue workers comp, seconded by Stoner, motion carried 4-0.

The automatic signal devise for the Village siren does not work.  Purchasing a new unit was discussed.  Schomerus and Crownover will attend the Fire & Rescue meeting on the 10th to find out more about the automatic unit.

Making a semi-truck parking area was discussed and tabled for now.

The following claims were reviewed for August payment:

7431 & 32  Tractor Supply             fans                                    429.98 

7433           Dwight Kastens           wages/95.5 hrs              1,162.91   

7434           Barb Wilhelm                wages/40.75                       548.31

7435          Corinne Zahn               wage/79.5 hrs                 1,184.82

7436           NC Utilities                    util                                     1,502.25

7437          Gatehouse Media        2 ads                                              56.50

7438          Zito Media                    isi                                          81.24           

7439          Syr Do It Best               chain, locks, misc               92.00

7440          RWD#3                         water                                         1,982.90                       

7441           B&B Pump                             diesel                                    51.43

7442          Westover                      rip/rap                              1,275.18              

7443          DHHS                           water samples                     49.00

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7444           Recycling Ent.              Recyc,.                              200.00

AWD          IRS                               941 tax                               927.13                                  IRS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 941 tax                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  686.23

7445           Quill                               paper, ink, envel, gar bg    180.18                          

7446          Lovell Excav                 water          main break                      1,500.00    

7447          Schmitz Land Sur        survey Quonset prop        385.50                   

7448           League of Munci                   membership                       503.00

AWD           NE Dept of Rev           Sales tax                           330.01

7449           OPPD                            water pit                              28.00                     

7450          League of Munci                   water training                       45.00

7451           Seneca Sanitat            garbage                          2,186.40

7452          Arlin Rohlfs                            wage/41 hrs                        416.50

7453           P.O.                               stamps                                  50.00

7454          Gatehouse Media        ad                                           41.13

7455           Dan Crownover           2 meetings                         184.70

7456           Dale Stoner                  1 meeting                             69.26

7457           Janet Oelke                  1 meeting                            69.26           

7458          Scott Hincker                2 meetings                                  138.52

7459           Lynn Schomerus                   2 meetings                                  138.52    

7460          SENDD                         dues                                   368.00

7461          Syr Iron Works             gazebo                          14,935.63

7462          Travelers Ins.               Fire/resc work comp       1,806.00

7463          Nitty Gritty                     fuel, misc                           260.99

7464          Gatehouse Media        ads, notices                         71.32

7465          Dataprobe                    IbootG2                              337.90

7466          Windstream                  phone                                  69.38

7467          Blue Rivers                            donation                            155.00

7468          Added Touch               plant                                     58.00

                                                          TOTAL                       $33,871.85                          

Stoner made a motion to approve the claims, Hincker seconded, and motion carried 4-0.

The list of delinquent water and sewer patrons was reviewed: Account # 022, 037, 074, 075, 88, 092, 108, 128 and 176. 

In correspondence, The Village received a donation from Dale Bailey, and Rhinehart Kruse Family for the use of the park shelter.  The family of Ken Nolting donated 2 fans for the Village use.  The tractor was taken to Keim Implement to repair the clutch that went out. 

The meeting adjourned at 9:30 p.m.


                                                                             Village Clerk-Treasurer


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