The regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska. Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall, Post Office and published in the August 8, 2013 Henderson News.

             Mayor Ken Bergen called the meeting to order at 7:00 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, Jim Mestl and Scott Erb.

             Minutes from the July 9, 2013 meeting were reviewed. Scott Erb made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Lee Thiessen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Lee Thiessen, Mike Wall and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

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

             Two building permits were issued.

             After discussing the 72" Hustler Lawnmower, Scott Erb made a motion to approve replacing the motor and clutch and wait on purchasing a new mower for awhile. Lee Thiessen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Lee Thiessen, Mike Wall and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             Gary Tucker and Rob Mierau of Ayars and Ayars, Inc. were present to review the construction manager proposal for the 18th Street Extension project. After discussion, it was decided to discuss further at the next council meeting. No formal action taken.

             The council considered approving the replat for Irregular Tract 30 and allowing the tract to be divided into Lot A and Lot B for Dr. Jim and Nora Ohrt in order to sell Lot B to Bernie Anderson and gift Lot A to the City for the extension of 18th Street. After discussion, Jim Mestl made a motion to approve the replat of Irregular Tract 30 allowing it to be divided into Lot A and Lot B. Mike Wall seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

             The council considered approving the replat of Irregular Tract 26 and allowing the tract to be divided into Lot A and Lot B in order for the City to sell Lot B to Bernie Anderson and keeping Lot A as part of the City. After discussion, Mike Wall made a motion to approve the replat of Irregular Tract 26 allowing it to be divided into Lot A and Lot B. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Jim Mestl, Scott Erb and Lee Thiessen. Motion carried.

             The council considered approving Eastland 4th Subdivision for Bernie Anderson which would combine Lot B of Irregular Tract 30, Lot B of Irregular Tract 26 and Lot 1 of Eastland 2nd Addition. Mike Wall made a motion to approve Eastland 4th Subdivision. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Scott Erb, Lee Thiessen and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             The proposal from Perennial Public Power District to move and reconnect the streetlight on 18th Street for $1,000 was reviewed. After discussion, Mike Wall made a motion to approve the proposal. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Jim Mestl, Lee Thiessen and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

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


             Connie Brown, City Clerk