The regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 10, 2004 at the City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska.


Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall, U.S. Post Office and the Henderson State Bank and published in the February 5, 2004 Henderson News.


Mayor Curt Friesen called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. Roll call showed the following present: Mayor Curt Friesen and Councilmen: Al Cruickshank, Mark Kroeker and Scott Erb. Absent: Matt Friesen. Also present was the city clerk.


Minutes from the regular meeting of January 13, 2004 were presented. Scott Erb made a motion to approve the minutes. Al Cruickshank seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Mark Kroeker and Al Cruickshank. Absent: Matt Friesen. Motion carried.


Claims were presented and studied. Mark Kroeker made a motion to accept all claims as presented. Al Cruickshank seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Mark Kroeker and Al Cruickshank. Absent: Matt Friesen. Motion carried.


Al Cruickshank made a motion to pay the Kinder Morgan claim of $43,299 which was held in December. Mark Kroeker seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Mark Kroeker and Al Cruickshank. Absent: Matt Friesen. Motion carried.


No building permits were issued.

No one was present for public forum.


A special meeting was set for February 26, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. for the public hearing of the 1 & 6 Year Street Plan.


Scott Erb made a motion to pay the progress payment to Kohl Construction for $6,299.85. Mark Kroeker seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Mark Kroeker and Al Cruickshank. Absent: Matt Friesen. Motion carried.


Al Cruickshank made a motion to pay the progress payment to Diamond Engineering for $12,160.67. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Mark Kroeker and Al Cruickshank. Absent: Matt Friesen. Motion carried.


After discussion of the fringe area franchise fee charge for agricultural electricity users, Mark Kroeker made a motion not to charge the agricultural customers a franchise fee charge within the fringe area of the city. Al Cruickshank seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Mark Kroeker and Al Cruickshank. Nays - Scott Erb. Absent: Matt Friesen. Motion carried.


Scott Erb made a motion to have Kirkham Michael proceed with the final engineering on the alleys between Cedar Street and Elm Streets and Front Street and Cedar Street. Al Cruickshank seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Mark Kroeker and Al Cruickshank. Absent: Matt Friesen. Motion carried.


Mark Kroeker made a motion to adjourn. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Mark Kroeker and Al Cruickshank. Absent: Matt Friesen. Motion carried.


Connie Brown, City Clerk