Rushville City Council Minutes March 27, 2017

The meeting was called to order by Mayor Chris Heiser at 6:00 p.m. as per the Municipal Code of the City of Rushville, Sheridan County, NE. Notice of the meeting was given by publication in the Sheridan County Journal Star on February 21, 2017 as required by law and delivered to the Council in person. Present: Lovell, Jansen, Snyder. Willnerd.

The following motions were duly made, seconded and passed.

1. To approve, accept and ratify the following items listed under the consent agenda: Council minutes of the February meeting and the February Treasurer’s Report.

2. Approved swimming pool feasibility study for a maximum of $1,900.00.

3. Approved Liquor License for Carmen Ruiz DBA The 20 Bar C-121558

4. Approved all of the following bills for the City of Rushville and that warrants be drawn for same: 

Kone 121.56; Employee Salaries 19,874.34; Great Plains Communication Inc 584.74; Frontier 2.30; Northwest Community Action 273.50; Northwest Rural Public Power District 76.70; Nebraska Public Power District 5,810.80; Hinn’s Rushville Auto 159.65; Peg Sones 40.00; Nebraska Department of Revenue 576.61; Rushville Service Center 554.10; Black Hills Energy 1,303.57; Security First Bank 35.00; Hinn Haradware 220.14; Data Technologies 4,244.67; Xerox Corp 163.76; Amazon. Com 416.23; Westco 622.98; Parkview Lodge Assisted Living 3,383.32; City of Alliance 450.00; MC 2 278.00; Sheridan County 7,048.25; Midco Diving 2,575.00; Cash Wa 86.05; Blue Cross/Blue Shield 2,098.33; Companion Life 147.60; Colonial Research 204.90; Homestead Building 146.89; Rowena Gibbons 20.00; Smith & King 520.00; Verizon 114.77; Beguin Enterprise 551.96; Cardmember Service 7,343.86; Sandhills News 61.48; ADT Security 51.30; One Call Concepts 1.14; S&A Savings 1,000.00; Personnel Concepts 37.90.

Ayes: Snyder, Willnerd, Lovell, Jansen. Nays: None.

Motion carried.

Under Public Comments Kris House asked about purchasing new trash receptacles for Main Street. Kris House also asked about playground equipment at the softball fields. She was informed that new bleachers for the softball and football fields have been purchased and the City can’t afford the playground equipment at this time. 

Bill and Diana Mansell were present to inquire about purchasing the lot at 124 Main Street. The City Attorney will draft a resolution regarding of the terms of the sale. This matter was tabled until the April council meeting.

The Council discussed the water and sewer loan they have with USDA. Andy Forney with D.A. Davidson will be at the next City Council meeting to discuss options about rewriting the loans and reduce the interest rate. Action was tabled until the April council meeting. 

Published: April 19, 2017