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 11, 2003 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 6, 2003 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, Matt Friesen and Scott Erb. Also present were the city clerk.


Minutes from the regular meeting on January 14 were presented. Scott Erb made a motion to approve the minutes. Mark Kroeker seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Al Cruickshank, Mark Kroeker, Matt Friesen and Scott Erb. Carried.


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


There were no new building permits.


Public forum - the odor of cattle was discussed. Council to address at a later date.


The Henderson Auto Club was present to request a curb cut into the park to allow cars to enter into the park for the Car Show. Al Cruickshank made a motion to allow the curb cut at the City’s disgretion in conjunction with the lake renovation project at the cost of the Auto Club up to $150 and the City will pay for the remainder. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Al Cruickshank, Mark Kroeker, Matt Friesen and Scott Erb. Carried.


Scott Rathjen from Kirkham Michael was present to discuss the 1 & 6 Year Street Plan. At 8:00 p.m. the Mayor opened the public hearing. One resident was present to discuss 10th Street between Birch and Front Street. At 9:10 the Mayor closed the hearing. Al Cruickshank made a motion to adopt Resolution 2003-02, a resolution to accept the 1 & 6 Year Street Plan. Mark Kroeker seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Al Cruickshank, Mark Kroeker, Matt Friesen and Scott Erb. Carried.

 

Kevin Siebert was present to discuss tax increment financing ideas and guidelines for downtown. No formal action taken.


Tory Kort from Olsson & Associates presented the two bids he received from well drillers for the test well. Matt Friesen made a motion to accept the bid from Sargent Drilling for $5,800. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Al Cruickshank, Mark Kroeker, Matt Friesen and Scott Erb. Carried.


Swimming pool progress was discussed. Scott Erb made a motion to approve the progress payment for $45,900. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Al Cruickshank, Mark Kroeker, Matt Friesen and Scott Erb. Carried.

 

The 2002 audit prepared by Mierau & Co. was reviewed. After discussion, Mark Kroeker made a motion to accept the audit as presented. Al Cruickshank seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Al Cruickshank, Mark Kroeker, Matt Friesen and Scott Erb. Carried.

 

Reports were given. No formal action taken.


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


Connie Brown, City Clerk