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 13, 2010 at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska.

             Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall and Post Office and published in the April 1, 2010 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: Jim Mestl, Deb Friesen, Scott Erb and Matt Friesen. Also present were the city employees and police chief.

             Minutes from the March 9 and 16, 2010 meetings were reviewed. Scott Erb made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Jim Mestl, Deb Friesen and Matt Friesen. Motion carried.           Claims were reviewed. Matt Friesen made a motion to approve the claims as presented. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Jim Mestl. Abstain: Scott Erb. Motion carried.

             One building permit was submitted.

             Darl Naumann from Ayers & Ayers did a presentation on the design/build concept legislation has passed for construction projects in the future. No formal action was taken.

             Pat Brendenkamp from the York County Aging Service gave a brief presentation to the council on what the agency has to offer for Henderson. No formal action taken.

             The pool deck repair options were reviewed. After discussion and explanation, Deb Friesen made a motion to accept Option 2 to repair the deck to the first seam around the pool and replace concrete in the amount of $54,063 and to wait on the painting for one year. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote : Ayes - Deb Friesen, Jim Mestl, Scott Erb and Matt Friesen. Motion carried.

             Matt Friesen made a motion to accept Resolution #2010-03 for the intention to enter into the NCIP program. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Scott Erb, Deb Friesen and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             Scott Erb made a motion to approve pay request from Marvin Planning Consultants in the amount of $2,240. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Deb Friesen, Jim Mestl and Matt Friesen. Motion carried.

             Scott Erb made a motion to purchase a 4 x 4 utility vehicle with mirrors from the state bid in the amount of $7,694.21. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Deb Friesen, Jim Mestl and Matt Friesen. Motion carried.

             Matt Friesen made a motion to purchase $750 of engineered mulch for handicap accessibility for the pool playground. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Jim Mestl, Scott Erb and Deb Friesen. Motion carried.

             Jim Mestl made a motion to accept Resolution #2010-04, a resolution entering the City into a 1 year, 2% discount for the insurance with LARM. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

             Reports were given. No formal action taken.

             Matt Friesen made a motion to adjourn at 9:50 p.m. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Scott Erb, Jim Mestl and Deb Friesen. Motion carried.


Connie Brown, City Clerk