The meeting was called to order by Steve Willnerd Council President 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 March 21, 2018 as required by law and delivered to the Council in person. Present: Jansen, Willnerd, Snyder Lovell. Absent: Mayor Heiser.
The following motions were duly made, seconded and passed.
1. To approve, accept and ratify the following items listed under the consent agenda: February minutes & Treasurer’s Report.
2. Approved Audit report
3. Approved all of the following bills for the City of Rushville and that warrants be drawn for same: Ayes: Snyder, Willnerd, Jansen, Lovell. Nays: None.
Employee Salaries $19.995.02; ADT Security 53.96; Black Hills Energy 1,479.90; Blue Cross/ Blue Shield 2,956.87; Cardmember Service 600.00; Companion Life 131.64; Cooking Light 24.00; Copy Shoppe 95.75; Frontier 283.77; Rowena Gibbons 20.00; Gordon Police Dept 250.00; Gordon Rushville School 3,160.00; Great Plains 653.12; Hinn Auto 219.82; Hinn Hardware 120.60; Homestead Building 275.55; Kone 125.88; NW Community Action 264.00; NW Rural 76.45; NPPD 6,666.11; NE Public Health 33.00; One Call 2.28; Parkview Lodge 3,643.76; RLW Solutions 60.00; Rushville Service 159.90; Sandhills News 80.11; Security First Bank 35.00 ; Security First Ins. 4,693.00; Sheridan County 7,048.25; Sides & Milburn 618.35;Smith, King, Simmons 635.00;Peg Sones 40.00;USA Blue Book 403.48;Verizon 132.11;Westco 2,583.87.
Under public comments Diana Robins-Mansel presented a book called 13 Ways To Kill Your Community. She has read the book and said it is very interesting. She left the book for members of the Council to read.
Jim Gardner from Gardner, Loutzenhiser, and Ryan was present to give the audit report. He informed the Council there are about $3,000.00 in uncollectible water bills and that the utility deposits need to be posted. The Golf Course and Sewer are both at a deficit. Wages for Golf Course employees were up. He also noted that the City cash reserve can be no greater than 50% of the expenses. Councilman Snyder moved to approve audit report. Seconded by Councilwoman Lovell.
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: April 11, 2018