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 14, 2012 at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska. Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall, Post Office and published in the February 9, 2012 Henderson News.

              Mayor Ken Bergen called the meeting to order at 7:30 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 , Scott Erb and Jim Mestl. Also present were the chamber director, city employees and chief of police.

              Minutes from the January 10, 2012 meeting were reviewed. Mike Wall made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Lee Thiessen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen, Jim Mestl and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

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

              No building permits were issued.

              Scott Erb made a motion to make final payment to Van Kirk Brothers Contracting for the N Industrial Park Sewer Project in the amount of $117,570.82. Mike Wall seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

              After discussion with the project engineer, Jim Mestl made a motion to approve TCW Construction’s Change Order #1 in the amount of $7,764.36 for the 11th Street and 14th Street project. Mike Wall seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

              After discussion with the project engineer, Scott Erb made a motion to table the final payment to TCW Construction to review a 5% withholding of whole project until drainage at the intersection at Cedar Street and 14th Street is remedied. Lee Thiessen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Lee Thiessen, Mike Wall and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

              At 8:00 p.m. the Mayor declared the public hearing for the 1 & 6 Year Street Program to be open.

              Brendan Lilley from Kirkham Michael was present to discuss the 1 & 6 Year Street Program.

              At 8:32, the Mayor declared the meeting to be closed as no public was present.

              Mike Wall made a motion to adopt Resolution 2012-01, a resolution describing the 1 & 6 Year Street Program. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Jim Mestl, Scott Erb and Lee Thiessen. Motion carried.

              A fireworks display was discussed for the 125th Celebration. Mike Wall made a motion to hire Justin Unrau and Midwest Fireworks to do the fireworks display on July 13, 2012 to celebrate the Q125. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Scott Erb, Lee Thiessen and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

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

 

Connie Brown, City Clerk