Rushville City Council Minutes July 25, 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 July 20, 2016 as required by law and delivered to the Council in person. Present: Snyder, Jansen, Lovell. Willnerd arrived at 6:49 p.m.

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 June meeting and the June Treasurers Report.

2. Approved Resolution #2016-02. A resolution to regulate traffic upon the streets, sidewalks, and public places within the incorporated limits of the City.

3. Approved car show in City Park for Fun Days.

4. Approved $1.00 per hour raise for City Clerk 

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

Employee Salaries 34,993.29; Great Plains Communications Inc 775.58; Norhwest Community Action 229.00; Frontier 155.49; Northwest Rural Public Power District 953.32; Hawkins 3,829.30; Nebraska Public Power District 13,709.05; Hinn’s Rushville Auto 145.65; Hills Material 21,215.10; Peg Sones 40.00; Nebraska Dept of Revenue 919.19; Rushville Service Center 188.30; Source Gas 308.68; Hinn Hardware 1,234.51; Police Sinking Fund 1,000.00; R&R Products 117.85; Arnold Pool 583.90; Ideal Market 647.82; Panhandle RC&D 150.00; PADD 689.83; Xerox 166.29; Time 30.24; Pepsi 380.64; Amazon. Comm 311.80; Westco 891.01; Sewer Loan DEQ 6,500.00; Sewer Maintenance DEQ 1,000.00; Mid America Research 1,022.92; Parkview Lodge 3,465.27; NE Public Health 434.00; Security First Insurance 2,864.00; Gordon True Value 15.99; Sheridan County 7,048.25; The Copy Shoppe 48.96; Carrot Top 401.35; HD Supply 557.36; MPC Heating 54.98; Cemetery Equipment Sinking Fund 200.00; Blue Cross/Blue Shield 1,595.86; Companion Life Insurance 147.27; Homestead Building 65.94; Midwest Farm Service 101.51; USDA Water Loan 4,400.00; Rowena Gibbons 20.00; Smith & King 256.25; Verizon 114.76; Susan Hill 250.00; Cappers Farms 32.00; Simon Contractors 3,483.90; Sandhills News 587.88; USA Blue Book 190.33; Dela Desersa 66.70; Card Member Service 1,415.89; USDA Water Loan Reserve 580.00; 21st Century 304.70; ADT Security 51.30; USDA Hosptial Loan 384.00; One Call Concepts 4.56; Mid Iowa Solid Waste 659.39; John Deere Financial 8.08; Cindesign 20.00; Action Communication 482.00; S&A Savings 1,000.00; Fire & Ice Mechanical 4,919.22; Productivity Plus 70.22; Nebraska Life 44.00.

No Comments on non-agenda items were made by community members attending the meeting.

Dela DeSersa was present to inform the Council of repairs needed for the Library building to stop moisture damage. Council requested Desersa get other estimates and report back to the Council. Mayor Heiser said the east basement wall was the number one priority. No action taken at this time.

Swimming Pool Committee was present to discuss moving forward with the swimming pool feasibility study. The study costs $1,900.00. The committee encouraged the Council to read the technical review as it indicates the projected cost to refurbish the current pool or build a new one. Heiser said he will contact Burback Aquatics about a break down of the feasibility study along with the technical review for the August meeting. No action was taken.

City Attorney requested the one-way signs in the alley of Security First Bank be posted as soon as possible. The City Clerk will remind Kirk Beguin to install the signs as soon as possible.

The City Boards will meet as follows:  Ambulance Board August 09, 2016; Park Board August 22, 2016; Cemetery Board August 23, 2016; Library Board August 23, 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: August 10, 2016