Rushville City Council Minutes June 30, 2014

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 June 25, 2014 as required by law and delivered to the Council in person. Present: Snyder, Lovell, Jansen Absent: 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 May meeting and the May Treasurers Report.

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

Employee Salaries $34,710.62; Kone 113.82; Great Plains Communications Inc 837.68; Northwest Community Action 229.00; Frontier 107.38; Colonial Life & Accident Insurance 37.00; Northwest Rural Public Power District 81.41; Hawkins 1,113.34; NPPD 7,555.91; Hinn Auto 96.67; Sides & Milburn 567.44; Peg Sones 40.00; Nebraska Dept Revenue 868.69; Rushville Service Center 462.30; Source Gas 330.62; Sheridan County Journal 40.00; Hinn Hardware 588.53; Pudelko 45.00; Police Sinking Fund 1,000.00; Michael Todd 234.24; R&R Products 200.76; Roberts Electric 77.00; Colwell Electric 379.76; NE Library Commission 40.00; Kirk Beguin 60.00; Arnold Pool 442.80; Hinn Gordon Auto 7.44; Ideal Market 415.54; Xerox 163.76; Demco 165.39; Pepsi-Cola Bottling of Alliance 514.05; Amazon. Com 393.84; Westco 2,458.97; Sewer Loan DEQ 6,500.00; Sewer Maintenance DEQ 1,000.00; Araphoe Pump 634.46; R&L Irrigation 432.19; Jean Parker 150.00; NE Public Health Environmental 449.00; Security First Insurance 2,941.00; Gordon True Value 4.50; Sheridan County 7,048.25; Mansfield 1,040.46; Nebr Golf Association 1,098.00; Copy Shoppe 98.31; CAN Surety 577.50; Arrowhead Foods 165.13; T&k Distributing 91.40; Cemetery Equipment Sinking Fund 200.00; Blue Cross/Blue Shield 3,142.42; Companion Life Insurance 180.80; Homestead Building Supply 58.75; USDA Water Loan 4,400.00; Rowena Gibbons 20.00; Smith & King 250.00; Verizon Wireless 115.40; USGA 110.00; Sandhills News 493.96; USDA Water Loan Reserve 580.00; Hanson Walker Mowers 190.24; 21st Century 114.83; ADT Security 46.18; One Call Concepts 10.30; John Deere Financial 119.98; Carol’s custom Creation 25.00; Tritle Plumbing 1,100.00; Shae Tausen 50.11.

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

Motion carried.

The Miller property was discussed. The City Attorney informed the Council that he has been in contact with Brian Miller about this property. Mr. Miller asked if Swann burned down buildings. The City will contact the Board of Health to inspect this property to condemn it before it can be destroyed. The City will give Mr. Miller until the first week of August to have something done with this property. No other action was taken at this time. 

The RV Sewer Dump was discussed. There is a sewer dump on the Property owned by Jerry Faulk. He has informed the City that he would be willing to make some kind of a deal for the City to use the dump station. Kirk Beguin will check the sewer dump to see if this would be possible for the City to use. No other action was taken at this time. 

Nicole Sherburne was not present at the City Council meeting, but wanted the Council to know that she is looking into grants for repairs for the swimming pool.

The City Boards will meet as follows: Golf Board June 03, 2014; Ambulance Board June 09, 2014; Park Board June 23, 2014; Cemetery Board June 24, 2014.

Chris Heiser


Connie Roffers

City Clerk

A complete copy of the minutes is available at the City Office, 208 Conrad, PO Box 99, Rushville, NE 69360 during regular business hours.

Published: July 16, 2014