The regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska. Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall, Post Office and published in the April 7, 2011 Henderson News.

             Mayor Ken Bergen called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. Mayor Bergen declared the meeting to be legal and properly advertised with all members having been informed of the nature of the meeting and having received related information. Mayor Bergen also referred to the open meetings law poster at the back of the council chambers.

             Roll call showed the following present: Mayor Ken Bergen. Council members: Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen, Scott Erb, and Jim Mestl. Also present were the city employees, chamber director and police chief.

             Minutes from the March 8 and 24, 2011 meetings were reviewed. Scott Erb made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Jim Mestl, Mike Wall and Lee Thiessen. Motion carried.

             Claims were reviewed. Jim Mestl made a motion to approve the claims as presented on report and to include Janzen Enterprises claim. Lee Thiessen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Lee Thiessen and, Mike Wall. Abstain: Scott Erb. Motion carried.

             No building permits were submitted.

             Mike Wall made a motion to accept Van Kirk Brother’s revised change order #2 in the amount of $14,340 for the North Industrial Park project. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Scott Erb, Lee Thiessen and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             Mike Wall made a motion to pay Kirkham Michael’s pay request for $1,200 for the design phase of 11th Street and 14th Street. Lee Thiessen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen, Scott Erb and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             Scott Erb made a motion to accept Kirkham Michael’s Amendment #1 in the amount of $2,400 to include 14th Street engineering services. Mike Wall seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Mike Wall, Jim Mestl and Lee Thiessen. Motion carried.

             Scott Erb made a motion to have Power Service in York build a power washer in the amount of $3,295.95. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Jim Mestl, Lee Thiessen and Mike Wall. Motion carried.

             Mike Wall made a motion to adjourn. Lee Thiessen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen, Jim Mestl and Scott Erb. Motion carried.


             Connie Brown, City Clerk