A special meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska. Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall and Post Office and published in the August 16th and 23rd Henderson News.

             Mayor Ken Bergen called the meeting to order at 8:00 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. Planning consultant Keith Marvin and TIF Attorney Andrew Willis were also present.

             At 8:02 p.m. Mayor Ken Bergen opened the public hearing for changing the land use and zoning for Providence Addition from transitional agriculture to Medium Density Residential. Since no public was present, Mayor Bergen closed the public hearing at 8:05 p.m.

             Scott Erb made a motion to adopt Ordinance #398, an ordinance changing the land use for Providence Addition from transitional agriculture to Medium Density Residential and to suspend the three readings on three different days. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Jim Mestl, Mike Wall and Lee Thiessen .

             Mike Wall made a motion to adopt Ordinance #399, an ordinance changing the zoning for Providence Addition from Transitional Agriculture to Medium Density Residential and to suspend the three readings on three different days. Lee Thiessen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen, Scott Erb and Jim Mestl.

             At 8:08 p.m. Mayor Ken Bergen opened the public hearing for the Blight and Substandard study. Since no public was present, Mayor Bergen closed the public hearing at 8:15 p.m.

             Jim Mestl made a motion to adopt Resolution 2012-04, a resolution adopting the Blight and Substandard Study. Mike Wall seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

             At 8:16 p.m. Mayor Ken Bergen opened the public hearing for the adoption of the Redevelopment Plan and an amendment to the Redevelopment Plan to create a project specific redevelopment plan. Since no public was present, Mayor Bergen closed the public hearing at 8:23 p.m.

             Mike Wall made a motion to adopt Resolution 2012-05, a resolution adopting the Redevelopment Plan. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Scott Erb, Lee Thiessen and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             Mike Wall made a motion to approve Resolution 2012-06, a resolution amending the Redevelopment Plan to create a Project Specific Redevelopment Plan. Jim Mest seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Jim Mestl, Lee Thiessen and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

             At 8:25 p.m. a public hearing was open to adopt the redevelopment plan agreement. Since no public was present, Mayor Bergen closed the public hearing at 8:35 p.m.

             Lee Thiessen made a motion to adopt the Redevelopment Plan Contract with Prairie Home Builders. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Lee Thiessen, Scott Erb, Mike Wall and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

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

             Adjourned.


             Connie Brown, City Clerk