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 13, 2007 at the City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska.


             Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall and Henderson Post Office and published in the February 8, 2007 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 and Scott Erb. Also present was the city clerk and city employees.


             Minutes from the January 9 meeting were presented. Matt Friesen made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Deb Friesen, Matt Friesen, Jim Mestl and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

 

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


             No building permits were submitted.


             Joe Pankratz was present on behalf of the Volunteer Fire Department to ask for $2,000 to go towards a flagpole and brick marquee to be placed in front of the fire barn in celebration of the Fire Department’s 100 year celebration this year. Scott Erb made a motion to have $2,000 go towards the suggested project. Matt Friesen seocnded. Roll vote: Ayes: Deb Friesen, Matt Friesen, Scott Erb and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.


             Blaine Spady of Smith Hayes Financial Group was present to discuss the bonding of the water project. No formal action taken.


             Mayor Lucas Epp opened the public hearing at 8:05 p.m. for the 1&6 year street improvement plan. As no public was present for the hearing, Mayor Epp closed the hearing at 9:05 p.m.


             Matt Friesen made a motion to adopt Resolution 2007-01, a resolution to adopt the 1&6 year street improvement plan as presented. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Deb Friesen, Matt Friesen, Scott Erb and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.


             Discussion on the well project and water rates was had. Clerk to have an ordinance prepared for the March meeting with potential water rate increases and to bill monthly instead of bimonthly.


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


Connie Brown, City Clerk