Rushville City Council Minutes, August 28, 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 August 23, 2017 as required by law and delivered to the Council in person. Present: Jansen,Willnerd, Snyder. 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: July Treasurer’s Report.

2. Approved Liquor License for Twisted Turtle Pub for October 13 and 14, 2017

3. Approved Ordinance #17-786.

4. Approved Resolution #2017-04. 

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

Employee Salaries $40,555.97; Action Communication 3,814.38 ;ADT Security 53.96; Amazon. Com 180.55; Arnold Pool 158.88; Black Hills Energy 339.80; Blue Cross Blue Shield 2,098.33; Cash Wa 141.50; Companion Life 147.60; Copy Shoppe 5.98; Country 18.00; Flagship Publishing 800.00 ; Frontier 2,030.37; Rowena Gibbons 20.00; Gordon Police Dept 250.00; Gordon True Value 143.18; Great Plains 888.13; Hawkins Water 490.80; Hills Material 12,913.99; Hinn Auto 26.31; Hinn Hardware 1,039.10; Homestead Building 84.72; Ideal Market 233.79; L.A. Signs 350.00; League of Ne Municipalities 1,365.00; Midwest Farm 2,229.01; Midwest Turf 58.77; Ne Department Agriculture 175.00; Ne Library Commission 500.00; Northwest Community Action 264.00; NPPD 11,568.67; NE Public Health 157.00; NW Rural 1,566.37; Northwest Pipe 180.40; One Call 7.20; Parkview Lodge 4,130.90;Pepsi Cola Bottling Co of Alliance 357.59; Productivity Plus 201.12; RLW Solutions 60.00; Rushville Service 626.00; Sandhills News 66.15; Sheridan County 7,048.25; Smith & King 340.00; Peg Sones 40.00; T&K Dist 64.00; 21st Century 180.82; Van Diest 1,134.00; Verizon 115.94; Westco 1,411.93; Wex Bank 45.88; Xerox 164.65.

In non-agenda items, Mayor Heiser introduced Andrew Black Elk to the Council. He will be the student liaison for the 2017-18 school year.

Representatives from the Gordon Police Department were present with the police dog and demonstrated situations showing the dog at work.

Doug Dykstra from Gen Pro Energy was not present. Further discussion regarding Solar Energy was tabled until the September meeting.

Bill Arthur from Assisted Living was unable to attend the meeting. Councilman Steve Willnerd will visit with Bill Arthur about the HVAC System at the hospital building and report next month.

The City Boards will meet as follows:

Ambulance Board September 12, 2017; Park Board September 18, 2017; Cemetery Board September 18, 2017; Library Board September 18, 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: September 6, 2017