Rushville City Council Minutes November 30, 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 November 25, 2015 as required by law and delivered to the Council in person. Present: Snyder, Willnerd, Jansen, Lovell. Absent: None.

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 October meeting and the October Treasurers Report.

2. Approved Ordinance #15-774, an Ordinance approving the subdivision of Lots Twelve (12) and Fifteen (15) of Block Fourteen (14), Nelson’s Addition, Rushville, Sheridan County, Nebraska.

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

Employee Wages $23,215.76; Great Plains Communication 750.78; Northwest Community Action 229.00; Frontier 178.50; Northwest Rural Public Power 258.76; Nebraska Public Power 5,986.81; Hinns Rushville Auto 154.64; Hills Material 1,167.90; Sides & Milburn 1,220.65; Sones, Peg 40.00; Team Lab 855.00; Source Gas 1,125.05; Ne Dept Enviromental Quality 36,758.71; Hinns Hardware 330.38; Police Sinking Fund 1,000.00; Pudelko’s 366.00; NE Municipal Power Pool 1,930.00; US Postal Service 915.75; Hinn Gordon Auto 307.46; Ideal Market 13.88; Van Diest 676.80; Xerox 163.76; Amazon. Com 3,140.54; Westco 1,719.83; Sewer Loan DEQ 6,500.00; Sewer Maintenance DEQ 1,000.00; Petersen Seed 6.78; Parkview Lodge 3,875.33; Sheridan County 7,048.25; The Copy Shoppe 324.94; Hay Springs Lumber 36.03; Cemetery Sinking Fund 200.00; Blue Cross Blue Shield 2,420.09; Companion Life 146.82; Colonial Research 413.01; Midwest Farm 199.10; USDA Water Loan 4,400.00; Rowena Gibbons 20.00; Smith & King P.C. 280.00; Verizon Wireless 115.14; Beguin Propane 359.32; Sandhills News 49.08; Card Member Service 48.31; USDA Water Loan Reserve 580.00; ADT Security 48.63; One Call Concepts 5.20; Personnel Concepts 19.00; Action Communication 450.00; Productivity Plus 25.08; Stotz Equipment 94.73.

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

Motion carried.

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

In Public comments, Diana Robbins informed the Council that in the October published minutes it was not mentioned that the Council went into executive session. The City Clerk stated she did not think it needed to be in the published minutes, since what took place in executive session is not recorded, but can mention that they went into executive session and that will be noted in the future. No other comments were made.

City Attorney Aaron Conn informed the Council that the letters concerning the Miller property have been sent. There will be a Board of Health meeting in December to follow up on this issue.

Diana Robbins was present to inform the Council that she would like to have an Open House at the Corder Building and the Modisett Club. The buildings were built 75 years ago. The Open House will be held on December 16, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. She also requested that the City go through the phases with PADD for grant money. Mayor Heiser informed her that he is turning this over to the City Clerk and Kirk Beguin. The City Clerk will contact PADD regarding this matter. No other action was taken.

The Board of Health letters were discussed and the City Attorney advised that he has mailed out the letter to the property owner. There will be a follow up in December. No other action was taken at this time.

The City Boards will meet as follows: Ambulance Board December 08, 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: December 9, 2015