The regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska.

             Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall and published in the January 6, 2011 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 city employees, chamber director and police chief.

             Minutes from the December 14 meeting were reviewed. Jim Mestl made a motion to approve all the minutes as presented. Lee Thiessen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Lee Thiessen, Mike Wall and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

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

             No building permits were submitted.

             Change Order #1 from VanKirks Contracting for the N. Industrial Sewer Lift Station was reviewed. After discussion, Mike Wall made a motion to approve the change order in the amount of $7,000. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Scott Erb, Lee Thiessen and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             Pay request #2 from VanKirks Contracting for $114,235.44 was reviewed. After discussion, Scott Erb made a motion to approve the pay request. Mike Wall seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Mike Wall, Jim Mestl and Lee Thiessen. Motion carried.

             Lee Thiessen made a motion to accept Resolution 2011-01 for Scott Erb to be the representative of the City of Henderson to the members’ council for Nebraska Municipal Power Pool and Jim Mestl to be the alternative representative. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Lee Thiessen, Jim Mestl, Mike Wall and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

             Mike Wall made a motion to adjourn at 9:20 p.m. Lee Thiessen seconded. Roll vote: Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen, Scott Erb and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             Connie Brown, City Clerk