VILLAGE OF UNION
APRIL 8, 2020
Chairman Seyler called the monthly meeting for March to order at 7:00pm at the Union Fire Hall. The Open Meeting Laws were displayed for public reference. Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, minimum attendance was requested and meeting was live on Facebook. On roll call: Seyler – Aye, Vidlak – Aye, Eaton – Absent for social distancing, Ruby – Absent for social distancing and Crook- Aye.
Minutes of the March Regular Board Meeting were reviewed. Vidlak motioned to approve March11th Meeting Minutes. 2nd by Crook. By Roll, Trustee votes are as follows: Seyler – Aye, Vidlak – Aye, Eaton – Absent, Ruby – Absent and Crook- Aye. Motion approved.
Claims and Accounts were presented. Vidlak motioned to approve April Claims and Accounts. 2nd by Crook. By Roll, Trustee votes are as follows: Seyler – Aye, Vidlak – Aye, Eaton – Absent, Ruby – Absent and Crook- Aye. Motion approved.
CLAIMS AND ACCOUNTS
WATER PUMP $ 464.57 (EFT) WATER FUND
FIREBARN (TOWN BLDG) $ 67.22 (EFT) FIRE FUND
TOWER (WATER) $ 115.77 (EFT) WATER FUND
AREA LIGHT RENTAL $ 13.04 (EFT) GENERAL FUND
STREETLIGHTS $ 550.06 (EFT) STREET FUND
LIFT STATION $ 111.36 (EFT) SEWER FUND
BALLFIELD $ 85.26 (EFT) PARK FUND
MAINTENANCE SHOP $ 34.21 (EFT) GENERAL FUND
CABOOSE $ 34.21 (EFT) GENERAL FUND
WINDSTREAM OFFICE $ 75.90 (EFT) GENERAL FUND
JOHNSONS $ 308.11 GAS STEVE TRUCK/MOWER (CHECK- C) GENERAL FUND
NE DEPT OF REVENUE $ 275.37 SALES TAXES (EFT) GENERAL FUND
USPS $ 55.00 FOREVER STAMPS (C) GENERAL FUNDS
GRAINGER $ 147.34 SPRAYER AND MONTANA PARTS (D) GENERAL FUND
ONE CALL CONCEPTS $ 4.38 DIGGERS HOTLINE (D) GENERAL FUND
OLSSON $ 108.10 WATER ISSUE CONSULT (C) WATER FUND
US TREASURY $ 2307.50 WITHHOLDING TAXES Q1 2020 (C) GENERAL FUND
NE DEPT OF REVENUE $ 449.45 WITHHOLDING TAXES Q1 2020 (EFT) GENERAL FUND
INTUIT $ 749.95 QUICKBOOKS AND PAYROLL SUBSCRIPTION (EFT) GENERAL FUND
B&S TRUCKING $ 375.00 EXCAVATION WATER LINE (C) GENERAL FUND
UTILITY SVC CO $ 2585.71 QUARTERLY WATER TOWER MAINT CONTRACT (C) WATER FUND
AMAZON $ 20.02 SERIAL CABLE FOR HANDHELD (D) WATER/SEWER FUND
NPHEL $ 30.75 COLIFORM TESTS (D) WATER FUND
FRONTIER $ 64.30 3/18 PROPANE FILL MINUS PREPAID BALANCE (EFT) GENERAL FUND
MELISSA HANSEN $ 1437.33 MAR PAY(C) WATER, SEWER, GENERAL FUNDS
STEVE HEYEN $ 1725.64 MAR PAY(C) WATER,SEWER, GENERAL FUNDS
SORENSEN’S TREE & $ 151.00 TREE FERTILIZATION PARK FUND
LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR $ 40.14 MINUTES PUBLISHING GENERAL FUND
INTUIT $ 5.78 MONTHLY PAYROLL FEE (EFT) GENERAL FUND
$ 13,392.47 APRIL CLAIMS AND ACCOUNTS
$ 147,795.74 FUND BALANCES AS OF APRIL 8, 2020
$ 900.87 PENDING DEPOSITS
$ 32,195.80 SEWER RESERVE ACCOUNT
$ 167,499.94 TOTAL IN VILLAGE ACCOUNTS AFTER CLAIMS & ACCOUNTS PAID
CORRESPONDENCE- Nothing to Report
CLERK REPORT – The clerk briefed the Board that the meter reading equipment has failed and utility bills have not been sent out yet. She received a quote of $5,000 to upgrade meter reading system, installation and training.
Village Maintenance Report: Steve Heyen emailed his report. The well pumps ran for 555 hours, pumping 1,739,000 gallons of water. Lift station ran for approximately 213 hours, pumping 2,556,000 gallons of wastewater. Heyen needs weed chemicals for the ballpark and parks and a battery for the Montana. Mower is up and running and sprayer is ready for chemical application.
Fire Report- Nothing to Report.
Union United Inc. Report: Spring Clean Up is cancelled and due to be rescheduled in the Fall.
NEW BUSINESS: No New Business
Vidlak motioned to adjourn at 7:12 pm. 2nd by Crook. By Roll, Trustee votes are as follows: Seyler – Aye, Vidlak – Aye, Eaton – Absent, Ruby – Absent and Crook- Aye. Motioned approved.
The next regular meeting is scheduled for May 13, 2020 at 7 pm at the Union Fire Hall. The Meeting Notice and Agenda will be posted for the public at the Village Office, the Union Junktion, and the Union Post Office.
Charles J. Seyler II
These minutes have been prepared by the village clerk and are certified to be true and accurate