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Cushing City Council Minutes/Claims — September 4, 2018

Cushing City Council
September 4, 2018
Cushing City Hall – 200 Main St.

The regular meeting of the Cushing City Council was called to order at 6:30 p.m. by Mayor Don Joy Jr.

Council members present:  Jim Porter, Dustin Schlenger, Shawn Joy, Ben Rabbass.  Absent:  Ray Endrulat

Also present:  Lt. Charles Hertz, and City Clerk Nicole Huisinga

Motion by Joy, seconded by Rabbass to approve consent agenda which includes:
1) Meeting agenda
2) August 7, 2018 Minutes
3) Financial Statement & Budget Report
4) Claims as Presented
5) Building Permits – none

AT&T  Firemen Cell    46.03
Boerner & Goldsmith  Land Purchase Paperwork    330.00
CBC  Shelf Supplies    173.10
Corner Hardware  Keys Made/Battery    26.52
Elaine Droegmiller  Library books    49.91
EMP  ambulance supplies    461.36
Mike Frahm  Mowing Payment    735.00
Nicole Huisinga  Pencils    4.27
ISG  Eng./Operator Services    503.10
Jacob’s Electric  Sewer Pump Repair    316.04
MCI  Telephone    28.37
Gary Merkel  Mileage to landfill meeting    29.96
Mid American  Electricity    851.59
Remer Appraisals  Standpipe/Well Site Appraisals    10,200.00
Schaller Telephone  Phone Service    53.68
Shever Repair  Repair City Truck    300.00
SIMPCO  18-19 Dues    514.00
Staples  Library – Ethernet cord / city – paper shelf    78.09
Stevenson Hardware  Marking Spray    14.57
USPS  Stamps/Library Books Postage    153.95

Revenues by Fund:
General    4013.76
Library    1000.00
Road Use    2343.38
Water Fund    3334.94
Sewer Fund    1725.00
Solid Waste Fund    1942.00
Fire Fund    1705.00
Total Revenue:    16,064.08

Mayor Joy opened the Public Hearing on the proposal to enter into a Water Revenue Loan and Disbursement Agreement.  No verbal or written comments were received.  Mayor closed the Public Hearing. City will move forward with the water improvement project.

Sheriff’s Report.  Lt. Hertz reported deputies conducted 20 hours of Directed Patrols and responded to 13 calls.

City Maintenance.  Council discussed the resignation of Jerry Wittrock effective November 1.  Councilmen Joy and Schlenger are to get bids for new tires for the skid loader for next meeting.

Motion made by Porter to approve Reports as given.  Seconded by Schlenger.  Motion carried 4/0.

General Business
• ISG.  Clerk read the email with the updates for the Water Improvement Project.  Construction is set to begin October 1, tentatively.
• Fire Department.  Motion made by Schlenger to approve the 2018-19 Rosters.  Seconded by Porter.  Motion carried 4/0.

• Resolution 2018:18:  
Motion made by Rabbass to authorize and approve a water revenue loan and disbursement agreement, providing for the issuance and securing the payment of a Water Revenue Bond, Series 2018.  Seconded by Joy.  Motion passed 4/0

• Resolution 2018:19:  
Motion made by Schlenger to approve and adopt the annual City Street Financial Report from July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018.  Seconded by Porter.  Motion passed 4/0

Next regular meeting has been set for Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

With no further business, motion by Porter, seconded by Schlenger to adjourn at 7:15p.m.

Mayor Don Joy, Jr.

Attested by:
City Clerk Nicole Huisinga

Published in The Record
Thursday, September 20, 2018

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