Rushville City Council Minutes, February 25, 2019

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 20, 2019 as required by law and delivered to the Council in person. Present: Snyder, Lovell, Jansen. 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: January minutes & Treasurer’s Report.

2. Approved the City Attorney to work with the underwriter of the Pool Project to arrange a special election.

3.. Approved bid from Fry-Tek for $398,912.00 for new pumper truck.

4. Approved appointment of Jean Anderson to the Golf Board.

5. Approved the one and six year street plan.

6. Approved March as Problem Gambling Awareness Month. 

7. Approved Sherdian County Public Transportation Agreement.

8. Approved all of the bills against the City of Rushville and that warrants be drawn for same.

Employee Salaries $21,006.53; ADT Security 56.95; Amazon 340.46; Bauerkempers, Inc. 18.74; Black Hills Energy 1,843.98; Blue Cross/Blue Shield 5,113.39; Business Connection 35.00; Cardmember Service 950.72; Companion Life 249.52; DHHS 40.00; Frontier 217.50; GLR 6,716.27; Great Plains 654.97; Hawkins 470.27; Hinn Auto 93.72; Diana Hutchinson 2,000.00; National Geographic 45.00; NPPD 7,063.02; Nebraska Liquor Commission 45.00; NE Panhandle Golf 100.00; NW Community Action 242.31; NW Rural 87.56; One Call 2.80; Parkview Lodge 4,257.93; R&R Products 619.85; Rushville Service Center 54.60; Sandhills News 281.80; Sheridan County Treasurer 1,120.87; Sheridan County 7,048.25; Smith, King, Simmons & Conn 620.00; Peg Sones 40.00; Stinson Lawn 50.00; 21st Century 56.48; Viaero 161.62; Westco 1,958.99; Xerox 234.91.

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

Motion carried.

There were no public comments under public comments on non-agenda items.

Becky Haller was present representing the Rushville Chamber of Commerce. She informed the Council of the upcoming projects the Chamber is planning. The Chamber is working on banners to be hung on street pole lights in place of some of the candy cane Christmas lights and may put banners on every other pole. They are planning to focus on town beautification and the adopt a highway program. The Chamber is also working to upgrade options for electrical power in the park.

The Personnel Manual was discussed. Further action was tabled until next month.

The PRO Agreement with NPPD was discussed. The City Attorney will go over this and inform the Council next month of any changes. Further action was tabled until next month. 

The City Boards will meet as follows: Ambulance Board February 12, 2019.

Published: March 13, 2019