Rushville City Council Minutes February 27, 2017

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 February 22, 2017 as required by law and delivered to the Council in person. Present: Lovell, Jansen, Snyder. Absent: Willnerd.

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 January meeting and the January Treasurer’s Report.

2. Approved March Gambling Awareness Month.

3. Approved Sheridan County Public Transportation of $264.00 beginning July 2017 for one year.

4. Approved Liquor License for Carmen Ruiz DBA The 20 Bar

5. Approved RLW Solution computer technical support contract of $60.00 per month for one year.

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

Employee Salaries 20,144.40; Great Plains Communication Inc 585.88; Northwest Community Action 273.50; Frontier 223.30; Northwest Rural Public Power Dist 78.43 ; Nebraska Public Power District 6,905.87; Hinn’s Rushville Auto 312.86 ; Peg Sones 40.00; Nebraska Dept Revenue 637.99; Rushville Service Center 680.60; NE Rural Water 75.00; Source Gas 1,265.09; Hinn Hardware 470.15; Police Sinking Fund 1,000.00; R&R Products 762.08; NE Liquor Commission 45.00; NE Panhandle Golf 100.00; NE Library Commission 500.00; Ideal Market 12.44; Xerox Corp 163.76; Audio Editions 242.22; Sheridan County Treasurer 1,530.00; Amazon. Com 97.45; Westco 1,284.60; Sewer Loan DEQ 6,500.00; Sewer Maintenance DEQ 1,000.00; Parkview Lodge Assisted Living 3,908.80; NE Public Health Environmental 66.00; Seridan County 7,048.25; DHHS 40.00; The Copy Shoppe 164.99; Power Plan 106.66; Cemetery Equipment Sinking Fund 200.00; Blue Cross/Blue Shield 2,098.33; Companion Life Insurance 147.60; Colonial Research 754.74; Dakota Pump 342.95; USDA Water Loan 4,400.00; Rowena Gibbons 20.00; Michael Frederick 12.00; Smith & King 237.50 ; Verizon 115.03 ; Ne State Historical Society 19.90; Sandhills News 57.76; USDA Water Loan Reserve 580.00; ADT Security 51.30; Companion Corporation 899.00; Action Communications 161.50; Ogden Publications 32.00; Gardner, Loutzenhiser, & Ryan P.C. 7,072.16.

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

Motion carried.

Under public comments Doug Johnson from NPPD clarified that as street lights go out around town they will will be replaced with LED lights. Diana Robbins asked if Gordon City Manager Jacob Sheridan contacted Rushville about the County-wide housing study with PADD. Mayor Heiser advised he has been communicating with the Gordon City Manager about this and noted more information would be presented to the Council at a later date.

The feasibility study from Burbach Aquatics for the swimming pool was tabled at this time.

The City Boards will meet as follows: Ambulance Board March 14, 2017, Golf Board March 10, 2017, Park Board March 20, 2017, Cemetery Board March 20, 2017.

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: March 22, 2017