Rushville City Council Minutes, March 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 March 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: February minutes & Treasurer’s Report.

2. Approved Resolution #19-02 Designating April 2019 as Fair Housing Month

3. Approved PRO Agreement with NPPD.

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

Employee Salaries $33,042.24; ADT Security 56.95; Amazon 534.57; Barco 989.21; Black Hills Energy 1,881.55; Blue Cross/Blue Shield 5,113.39; Brennan Electric 230.00; City of Alliance 800.00; Colonial Research 443.20; Companion Life 249.42; Copy Shoppe 556.67; Davis Construction 1,126.19; Fire & Ice 308.29; Frontier 25.90; Fyr-Tek 3,994.00; Great Plains 654.52; Hinn Auto 133.37; Hinn Hardware 274.03; Kone 130.02; NPPD 6,469.20; NE Public Health 66.00; NW Community Action 242.31; Northwest Pipe 300.23; NW Rural 87.23; One Call 1.40; Parkview Lodge 3,388.25; Power Plan 283.32; R&R Products 113.13; Rushville Service Center 2.45; Sandhills News 91.30; Security First 35.00; Sheridan County 7,048.25; Smith, King, Simmons & Conn 200.00; Peg Sones 40.00; Taste of Home 24.98; Viaero 161.62; Westco 1,933.23; Xerox 235.62.

Ayes: Willnerd, Snyder, Lovell, Jansen.

Nays: None.

Motion carried.

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

Cam Jones was no present to speak about snow removal.

Discussion regarding the Personnel Manual was tabled until next month.

The City Boards will meet as follows:

Ambulance Board: April 09, 2019

Cemetery Board: April 22, 2019

Park Board: April 22, 2019

Fair Housing Month

WHEREAS, April marks the anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act of 1968, which sought to eliminate discrimination in housing opportunities and to affirmatively further housing choices for all Americans; and 

WHEREAS, the ongoing struggle for dignity and housing opportunity for all is not the exclusive province of the Federal government; and 

WHEREAS, vigorous local efforts to combat discrimination can be as effective, if not more so, than Federal efforts; and

WHEREAS, illegal barriers to equal opportunity in housing, no matter how subtle, diminish the rights of all;


that in the pursuit of the shared goal and responsibility of providing equal housing opportunities for all men and women, the City Council of Rushville, Nebraska, does hereby join in the national celebration by proclaiming

APRIL 2019 as


and encourages all agencies, institutions, and individuals, public and private, in the City of Rushville, Nebraska to abide by the letter and the spirit of the Fair Housing law.

Signed and sealed this 1st day of April, 2019.

Signed: /s/ Chris Heiser



BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of Rushville, Nebraska, that there is hereby adopted for the City Council of Rushville, Nebraska, a CDBG Grant Requirement Fair Housing Month.

PASSED AND APPROVED this 25th day of March 2019.

/s/ Chris Heiser





Comes now Connie Roffers, a duly appointed Clerk of Rushville, Nebraska, and does hereby ce1tify that the foregoing is a true, correct and complete copy of the original Resolution passed and approved on the 25th day of March 2019, by the City Council of Rushville, Nebraska, and the whole of such Resolution, and that the same has not been repealed or amended as of the date of this Certificate and now remains in full force and effect.

DATED this 25th day of March 2019.

/s/ Connie Roffers

City Clerk

Published: April 3, 2019