Rushville City Council Minutes May 23, 2016

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 May 18, 2016 as required by law and delivered to the Council in person. Present: Snyder, Jansen, Lovell, Willnerd. Absent None.

The following motions were duly made, seconded and passed.

1. To approve, accept and ratify with correction the following items listed under the consent agenda: Council minutes of the April meeting and the April Treasurers Report.

2. Approved wages for the Swimming Pool Manager $10.50 per hour; Assistant Manager $10.00 per hour and life guards $9.00 per hour.

3. Approved all of the following bills for the City of Rushville Plus Parkview Lodge Assisted Living share of City Sales Tax and that warrants be drawn for same: 

Employee Salaries $24,580.00 ; Great Plains Communications Inc 794.63; Northwest Community Action 229.00; Frontier 1,556.88; Northwest Rural Public Power District 74.95; Nebraska Public Power District 6,349.65; Hinns Rushville Auto 87.19; Barco 295.22; Peg Sones 40.00; Rushville Service 150.50; Farmers Coop 1,809.15; Sheridan County Star 40.00; Nebraska Department Environmental 36,615.65; Source Gas 593.67; Hinn Hardware 577.83; Police Sinking 1,000.00; R&R Products 265.61; Service Really Matters 239.60; J&G Enterprises 2,025.00; Postmaster 215.00; Ideal Market 376.54; Xerox 163.76; Demco 158.42; Pepsi 367.70; Amazon. Com 433.04; Westco 1,510.89; Sewer Loan DEQ 6,500.00; Sewer Maintenance DEQ 1,000.00; Peterson Seeds 160.00; Country 19.98; Sterling Dist. 1,812.00; Sheridan County 7,048.25; White Clay Grocery 85.00; Copy Shoppe 187.62; Cash-Wa 612.77; Rapid City Journal 301.90; T&K Dist 157.00; Cemetery Equipment Sinking Fund 200.00; Blue Cross/Blue Shield 2,917.18; Companion Life 147.27; Colonial research 840.13; USDA Water Loan 4,400.00; Rowena Gibbons 20.00; Smith & King 468.75; Republic National 964.00; Bailey Nursery 708.45; Sandhills News 169.44; Verizon 114.70; C&M Cooled Engine 43.48; Simmon Contractors 4,174.30; Cardmember Service 314.69; USDA Water Loan Reserve 580.00; NE Dept Labor 280.00; 21st Century 86.43; ADT Security 51.30; One Call Concepts 5.31; Action Communications 98.10; S&A Savings 1,000.00 ; Fire & Ice Mechanical 1,740.00; Productivity Plus 44.88.

Under Public Comments Cheryl Hemingway asked the Council if there was anything that could be done about some of the houses in Rushville that need painted. She was informed that this could be more of a health issue. She was asked to report this to the Sheridan County Sheriff as they are to enforce all ordinances. The City Attorney stated there is a penalty clause for all ordinances.

Don Maberry was present to ask if there was a penalty for not shoveling sidewalks. The City Attorney advised him that there was a penalty and he was referred to Ordinance #8-501.

The City Boards will meet as follows:

Ambulance Board June 14, 2016; Park Board June 20, 2016; Library Board June 21, 2016; Cemetery Board June 21, 2016.

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: June 15, 2016