Rushville City Council Minutes, October 30, 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 October 25, 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: September Treasurer’s Report and September Council minutes.

2. City will continue to require that all vendors fill out a vendor permit.

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

Employee Salaries 23,230.26; ADT Security 53.96; Amazon. Com 616.15; Arapahoe Pump 1,148.00; Black Hills Energy 532.39; Blue Cross Blue Shield 2,098.33; Cardmember Service 190.59; Companion Life 147.60; Cooking Light 24.00; Data Technologies 1,415.00; Domain Listings 228.00; Fire & Ice 528.26; Frontier 304.94; GLR 2,670.69; Rowena Gibbons 20.00; Gordon Police 250.00; Gordon True Value 216.93; Great Plains 886.55; Health 19.97; Hinn Hardware 580.05; Hinn Auto 469.68; Hinn Gordon Auto 4.98; Ideal Market 304.31; Mid Iowa Solid Waste 39.40; NE Public Health 66.00; NPPD 11,141.14; NW Community Action 264.00; NW Rural 590.34; One Call Concepts 4.56; Panhandle Sales & Service 179.00; Parkview Lodge 3,860.55; Power Plan 300.10; Productivity Plus 166.18; RLW Solutions 60.00; Rushville Service 65.00; Sandhills News 220.35; Sargent Drilling 18,295.26; Security First Insurance 2,652.50; Sheridan County 7,045.25; Simons Contractors 3,466.10; Smith & King 297.00; Peg Sones 40.00; Team Lab 832.50; Time Subscriber Service 69.50; Verizon 114.95; Westco 2,390.84; Wex Bank 31.14; Xerox 164.60.

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

Motion carried.

No comments were made on non-agenda items.

Doug Dykstra from GenPro Energy Solutions was present to discuss solar energy. It would cost $89,131.93 if the City was was not able to get a REAP grant in the amount of $22,283.00 which then would cost $66,848.93. The City Clerk will check with USDA to see if the City can receive the REAP grant. No action taken at this time. 

Diana Robbins-Mansell was present to discuss re-zoning of her apartment building on Highway 20 to all residential. The City Attorney will do an Ordinance to address this situation. No other action was taken at this time.

Discussion was held on the sale of dirt from the Sandridge Addition. Buettner will move the dirt and figure a fair price for the dirt. No action was taken at this time.

Ambulance Board November 14, 2017; Library Board November 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: November 8, 2017