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Cushing City Council Minutes — April 2, 2019

Cushing City Council Minutes
April 2, 2019
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:  Alex Rabbass, Shawn Joy, Dustin Schlenger, Jim Porter.

Also present:  Lt. Charles Hertz and Brooke Sievers

Motion by Joy, seconded by Rabbass to approve consent agenda which includes:
1) Meeting agenda
2) March 5, 2019 Minutes
3) Financial Statement & Budget Report
4) Claims as Presented
5) Building Permits – none

ACCO  Chlorine    220.60
AT&T  Firemen Cell    46.21
Barnes & Noble  Library Books    136.74
Nicole Huisinga  Mileage/Bathroom Supplies    58.50
ISG  Eng./Operator Services    1,811.59
Gary Merkel  Mileage    29.96
MCI  Telephone    29.74
Mid-American  Electricity    903.98
New Coop  Library/City/Fire    801.46
NW REC  Standpipe Light    24.67
PCC  Ambulance Billing    263.94
Quality Pump & Control  Lift Station Repair    1,044.50
The Record  Publishing    226.86
SCE  Water Project    42,147.94
Schaller Telephone  Phone Service    53.99
Schmitt Construction  Water Project    9,395.38
USPS  stamps    55.00
WITCC  Fireman Training    95.00

Revenues by Fund:
General    4,110.85
Library    1,022.00
Road Use    1,364.91
Water Fund    2,712.80
Sewer Fund    1,725.00
Solid Waste Fund    1,945.50
Fire Fund    0.00
Total Revenue:    12,881.06

Sheriff’s Report.  Lt. Hertz reported deputies conducted 30 hours of Directed Patrols and responded to 4 calls.

Council discussed the various residents that the clerk is instructed to send letters about their nuisance properties.

City Maintenance.  Street repairs and sewer cleaning & televising were discussed.

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

Old Business
• Library Roof Repair.  Mayor Joy has been talking with a guy that does tuck pointing.  We are waiting on some estimates from him.
General Business

• ISG.  Project on target for April 2019 completion.  Council discussed starting the process for sewer update.  Brooke Sievers will check dates, and did advise city to look into raising sewer rates.
* Section 1:  Pay Request #6
Motion made by Schlenger to approve the payment.  Seconded by Joy.  Motion passed 4/0
* Section 2:  Pay Request #5
Motion made by Porter to approve the payment.  Seconded by Rabbass.  Motion passed 4/0

• Rehab Systems.  Clerk instructed to call and make an appointment.

• Lagoons.  Curt Wiese asked permission to graze sheep, and council were all in agreement to allow it.  Clerk will send a letter.

• Old 20 Bar and Grill.  Motion made by Schlenger to approve liquor license for Old 20 Bar and Grill, seconded by Rabbass.  Motion passed 4/0

Next regular meeting has been set for Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.

With no further business, motion by Joy, seconded by Porter to adjourn at 8:05 p.m.

Mayor Don Joy, Jr.

Attested by:
City Clerk Nicole Huisinga

Published in The Record
Thursday, April 25, 2019

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