Rushville City Council Minutes April 27, 2015

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 April 22, 2015 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 March meeting and the March Treasurers Report.

2. Approved appointment of Al Trucano to Assisted Living Board.

3. Approved Interlocal Animal Impounding Agreement with Hay Springs with amendments.

4. Approved May Council Meeting date for May 18, 2015.

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

Employee Salaries 23,294.70; Great Plains Communications Inc 777.98; Dale Lee Walker Mowers 179.06; Northwest Community Action 229.00; Frontier 448.40; Northwest Rural Public Power District 1,098.26 ; Nebraska Public Power District 6,220.54; Masek Golf 32.31; Hinn Auto 109.39; Peg Sones 40.00; Nebraska Dept of Revenue 606.77; Rushville Service 423.24; Farmers Coop 284.15; Source Gas 802.66; Security First Bank 35.00; Police Sinking Fund 1,000.00; Pudelko 63.00; R&R Products 402.05; Keep American Beautiful 50.00; J&G Enterprise 2,000.00; Hinn Gordon Auto 46.99; Ideal Market 43.74; Van Diest 1,758.00; Xerox Corp 163.76; Pepsi 269.25; Amazon 463.53; Westco 2,172.94; Sewer Loan DEQ 6,500.00; Sewer Maintenance DEQ 1,000.00; Municipal Supply 32.40; NE Public Health Environmental 15.00; Sterling Distribution 1,506.63; Security First Insurance 5,900.00; Gordon True Value 59.96; Sheridan County 7,048.25; Bauerkempers inc 15.00; Fry Tek 7,057.65; Cash Wa 1,518.99; CNA Surety 137.00; Cemetery Equipment Sinking Fund 200.00; Blue Cross/Blue Shield 2,212.15; Companion Life Insurance 146.82; USDA Water Loan 4,400.00; Rowena Gibbons 20.00; Smith & King 290.00; Verizon 114.12; Beguin Enterprise 901.34; Bailey Nurseries 33.25; Municipal Chemical 500.00; USA Blue Book 141.46; Dela Desersa 109.25; Cardmember Service 3,173.54; USDA Water Loan 580.00; 21st Century 116.25; ADT Security 48.63; One Call Concepts 4.40; Essence 28.00; S&A Savings 1,000.00; Chuck Leypoldt 12.00; Faris Plumbing & Heating 857.04

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

Motion carried.

The Council discussed the applications for Pool Manager. Barb Stava has withdrawn her application for Manager. Kate Orr has applied for Manager. The Park Board will do the hiring of the Manager. The Council suggested the pool be open seven days a week and after school starts be open on week ends until after Labor Day. Councilman Steve Willnerd will attend the next Park Board meeting. No other action taken at this time. 

The Council toured the swimming pool area. The beams in the pool area are getting rusty and the insulation is getting bad, and the pipes that are under the pool are getting rusty. The Mayor will contact Burback Aquatics, who is working on the swimming pool in Chadron, and see if they would come and evaluate options for the pool. No other action taken at this time.

The City Boards will meet as follows: Park Board May 4, 2015; Ambulance Board May 12, 2015; Cemetery Board May 19, 2015; Library Board May 19, 2015.

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: May 6, 2015