The regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 8, 2008 at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska.

              Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall and Post Office and published in the July 3, 2008 Henderson News. 

              Mayor Lucas Epp called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. Mayor Epp 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 Epp also referred to the open meetings law poster at the back of the council chambers.

              Roll call showed the following present: Mayor Lucas Epp. Council members: Scott Erb, Matt Friesen and Jim Mestl. Absent: Deb Friesen Also present were the city clerk and city employees.

              Minutes from the June 10, 2008, meetings were presented. Scott Erb made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Matt Friesen and Jim Mestl. Absent: Deb Friesen Motion carried.

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

              Two building permits was submitted.

              Mike Kleffner of Olsson and Associates was present to discuss the change order for the door situation at the east well house. Scott Erb made a motion to accept the change order for a deduct of $1,000 from Sargent Drilling for the east well house door. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Jim Mestl and Matt Friesen. Absent: Deb Friesen. Motion carried.

              Matt Friesen made a motion to pay Sargent Drilling $30,684.15 including the $1,000 deduct for the change order. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Matt Friesen, Jim Mestl and Scott Erb. Absent: Deb Friesen. Motion carried.

              Scott Erb made a motion to accept Maguire Iron’s deduct of $1,022.60 and pay the final pay request of $12,157.40. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Jim Mestl and Matt Friesen. Absent: Deb Friesen. Motion carried.

              After discussion, Scott Erb made a motion to pay Olsson Associates $6,576.89 for engineering of the water project. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Scott Erb, Matt Friesen and Jim Mestl. Absent: Deb Friesen. Motion carried.

              Scott Erb made a motion to pay Kirkham Michael $3,185 for engineering for the 10th Street sewer project. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Scott Erb, Jim Mestl and Matt Friesen. Absent: Deb Friesen. Motion carried.

              Scott Erb made a motion to accept contract adjustment to Kirkham Michael’s agreement for the N Industrial Park sewer project in the amount of $1,450 for additional engineering. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Matt Friesen and Jim Mestl. Absent: Deb Friesen.

              Property on N. Main and drainage on 12th Street were discussed. No formal action taken.

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


Connie Brown, City Clerk