The special meeting of the Mayor and City council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 6:00 p.m. on August 9, 2005 to take a tour of facilities. Present were Mayor Lucas Epp, Councilmembers: Deb Friesen, Jim Mestl and Matt Friesen. Absent: Scott Erb. Streets, city shop, city wells, park, swimming pool, tennis courts and potential new well sites were all viewed and discussed. No formal action taken.


            The regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 9, 2005 at the City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska.


            Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall and U.S. Post Office and published in the August 4, 2005 Henderson News.


            Mayor Lucas Epp called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. Roll call showed the following present: Mayor: Lucas Epp. Council members: Deb Friesen, Matt Friesen, Jim Mestl Absent: Scott Erb. Also present was the city clerk.


            Minutes from the meeting on July 12th was presented. Matt Friesen made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Jim Mestl. Absent: Scott Erb. Motion carried.


            Claims were presented. Deb Friesen made a motion to approve the claims as presented. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Jim Mestl. Absent: Scott Erb. Motion carried.


            Two building permits were issued.


            Norene Fitzgerald from York County Development Corporation(YCDC) was present to discuss what YCDC has been doing and what they are doing in the future.


            Kevin Prior discussed DNR application for water supply transfer permit. Jim Mestl made a motion to accept the letter of agreement for consulting services for $15,000 for applying for the groundwater transfer permit application and not to include any groundwater modeling. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Jim Mestl. Absent: Scott Erb. Motion carried.


            Budget items from 2004-2005 were reviewed. Jim Mestl made a motion to approve garage doors for downtown shop, manhole ventilator and the transfer of tax monies to the ambulance fund. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Jim Mestl. Absent: Scott Erb. Motion carried.


            Budget items were discussed for the 2005-2006 budget year. No formal action taken.


            Deb Friesen made a motion to adjourn. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Jim Mestl. Absent: Scott Erb. Motion carried.


Connie Brown, City Clerk