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 14, 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 January 9, 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 and Scott Erb. Absent: Matt Friesen. Also present was the city clerk.


Minutes from the regular meeting on December 10 were presented. Mark Kroeker made a motion to approve the minutes. Al Cruickshank seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Al Cruickshank, Mark Kroeker and Scott Erb. Absent: Matt Friesen. Carried.


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


There were no new building permits.


LeRoy Gerrard and Scott Rathjen from Kirkham Michael presented the preliminary street plans for Birch and S. Main Streets. No formal action taken.


Scott Rathjen from Kirkham Michael went over the 1 & 6 year street plan with the council. Council to observe streets on the plan before next council meeting. Public hearing will be held at the next regular board meeting in February.


After discussion of the sewer line underneath Birch and South Main Streets, Al Cruickshank made a motion to have a professional company camera the sewer lines to observe the conditions of the lines. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Al Cruickshank, Mark Kroeker and Scott Erb. Absent: Matt Friesen. Carried.


Progress of swimming pool was discussed. No formal action taken.


At 9:30 p.m., Al Cruickshank made a motion to go into executive session to discuss land acquisition. Mark Kroeker seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Al Cruickshank, Mark Kroeker and Scott Erb. Absent: Matt Friesen. Carried.


At 9:45 p.m., Mark Kroeker made a motion to reconvene into regular session. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Al Cruickshank, Mark Kroeker and Scott Erb. Absent: Matt Friesen. Carried.


After discussion, Al Cruickshank made a motion to adopt Resolution 2003-01, a resolution to place stops signs at the intersections of Fairway Lane and S. Main Street, Northview Drive and Birch Street and a no parking sign by the hospital. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Al Cruickshank, Mark Kroeker and Scott Erb. Absent: Matt Friesen. Carried.


League Conference in Lincoln on February 24-25 was discussed.


Reports were given. Clerk to submit letter to engineers concerning safety issues at the swimming pool construction site. A retreat date will be set at next council meeting.


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


Connie Brown