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Cushing City Council — October 6, 2020

Cushing City Council Minutes
October 6, 2020
Cushing City Hall – 200 Main St.

The regular meeting of the Cushing City Council was called to order at 6:31 p.m. by Mayor Don Joy Jr.

Council members present:  Alex Rabbass, Jerry Wittrock, Shawn Joy, and Mary Tyler

Also present:  Dave Carstens, Sgt. Chris Jansen, Deputy Erin Warrior

Motion by Joy seconded by Rabbass to approve consent agenda which includes:
1) Meeting agenda
2) September 1, 2020 Minutes
3) Financial Statement & Budget Report
4) Claims as Presented
5) Building Permits
Motion passed 4/0.

Acco  Liquid Chlorine    181.90
AT&T  Firemen Cell    62.84
Boerner & Goldsmith  Lawyer Fees    316.67
Bomgaars  Water Meter Supplies    54.60
ClerkBooks  Remote Support Pkg.    400.00
EMC Ambulance Supplies    369.14
Nicole Huisinga  Bathroom supplies/Batteries    17.13
Iowa DNR  Annual Water Use Fee    95.00
ISG    Operator Services    450.00
Imminent Threat Water Distribution    664.88
New Lift Station    1389.65
Jacob’s Electric  Fire Dept Pop Machine Repair    61.14
MCI  Telephone    28.71
Gary Merkel  Mileage to Landfill Meeting    30.24
Mid-American  Electricity    939.13
Municipal Supply  Sensus Handheld    14.70
New Cooperative  Fire Dept. Fuel    245.91
NW REC  Standpipe Light    129.60
One Source  Office Supplies    198.46
PCC  Ambulance Billing    137.04
Petersen Oil Co. City Fuel    198.90
The Record  Publishing Fees    162.39
Rehab Systems  Manhole Repair    3702.50
Robert Kannegieter  City Parts    23.81
Sanitary Services  Qtrly Fees    4061.25
SCE  Repairs    3580.00
Schaller Telephone  Phone Service    56.75
Stevenson Hardware  City Parts    75.16
Terry Clarkson  Burial    600.00
Woodbury Co. Landfill  Landfill Fees    677.00

Revenues by Fund:
General    6622.81
Library    1375.63
Road Use    2201.02
Water Fund    5464.03
Sewer Fund    2142.00
Solid Waste Fund    1974.00
Fire Fund    48.87
Total Revenue:    19,828.36

Sheriff’s Report.  Sgt Jansen reported that Deputies responded to 5 calls in Cushing last month.  Deputy Warrior introduced herself as a new deputy in our county.

Library Report. Report given.

Clerk Report.  Report given.

City Maintenance.  Motion made by Wittrock to go ahead and have Carstens start removing fence and trees at the cemetery.  Seconded by Rabbass.  Motion passed 4/0.

E911/Landfill Board.  No report given.

Old 20 CDC.  No report given.

Motion made by Rabbass to approve Reports as given.  Seconded by Wittrock.  Motion carried 4/0.

Old Business

General Business
• Approve Final Pay Request #6.  Motion made by Joy to approve the pay application #6 for SCE for $20359.37.  Seconded by Alex.  Motion passed 4/0.

• Branch pickup.  Council and Carstens discussed how the city would like to handle picking up branches for residents.  The council instructed the clerk to look at ordinances and send out a notice in water bills.

• Trick or Treating has been set for October 31st 4-6p.m.



Next regular meeting has been set for Tuesday, November 3, at 6:30 p.m.

With no further business, motion by Wittrock, seconded by Tyler to adjourn at 7:53 p.m.

Mayor Don Joy, Jr.

Attested by:
City Clerk Nicole Huisinga

Published in The Record
Thursday, October 15, 2020

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