Rushville City Council Minutes August 25, 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 July 28, 2014 as required by law and delivered to the Council in person. Present: Snyder, Jansen, Willnerd. Absent: Lovell.

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 July meeting and the July Treasurers Report.

2. Councilman Snyder introduced Resolution #2014-02. The City currently imposes a city sales and use tax in the amount of one (1%) percent. The City is proposing to increase the existing City sales and use tax by an additional one-half percent, which requires the approval of the qualified electors of the City. A Resolution to impose an additional sales and use tax in the amount of one-half percent which purposes shall include but not limited to the continued maintenance and financial support for the operation of the Parkview Lodge Assisted Living Center, which one-half percent City Sales and Use Tax shall automatically terminate April 1, 2019, unless the tax is extended by a vote of the electorate prior to that date. Seconded by Councilman Jansen.

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

Employee Salaries $29,612.83

Great Plains Communications Inc 1,269.19; Northwest Community Action 229.00; Frontier 429.84; Northwest Rural Public Power Dist 836.49; Nebraska Public Power 11,856.48; Masek Golf 25.56; Hinns Rushville Auto 157.43; Peg Sones 40.00; Nebraska Department of Revenue 715.37; Rushville Service Center 106.40; Team Lab 372.00; Source Gas 272.00; Hinn Hardware 1,277.74; Police Sinking Fund 1,000.00; Colwell Electric 376.50; League of Ne Municipalities 680.00; NE Library Commission 500.00; Northwest Pipe 203.41; Ideal Market 311.63; Xerox 163.76; Pepsi Cola Bottling Co of Alliance 47.70; Amazon. Com 483.76; Westco 1,986.24; Panhandle Drilling 475.61; Sewer Loan DEQ 6,500.00; Sewer Maintenance DEQ 1,000.00; R&L Irrigation n 24.20; Jean Parker 150.00; NE Public Health Environmental 413.00; Sheridan County 7,048.25; League of Nebraska Municipalities 423.00; Bauerkempers 17.70; Stockmans Service 950.00; Nebraska Golf Assoc 162.00; Cash Wa Dist 83.09; Cemetery Equipment Sinking Fund 200.00; Blue Cross/Blue Shield 3,142.42; Companion Life 180.80; USDA Water Loan 4,400.00; Rowena Gibbons 20.00; Smith & King 480.00; Verizon 117.92; Sandhills News 12.80; Cardmember Service 606.35; USDA Water Loan Reserve 580.00; ADT Security 46.18 ; One Call Concepts 5.55; Personnell Concepts 183.51; CRA Payment Center 63.51

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

Motion carried. 

Councilman Willnerd moved to adjourn meeting 7:00 p.m. Seconded by Councilman Snyder.

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

Motion carried.

The City Boards will meet as follows: Ambulance Board September 09, 2014, Park Board September 22, 2014, Cemetery Board September 23, 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: September 3, 2014, 2014