The regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska.

             Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall and Post Office and published in the July 8, 2010 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: Deb Friesen, Matt Friesen and Scott Erb. Absent: Jim Mestl. Also present were the city employees, chamber director and police chief.

             Minutes from the June 8, 2010 meeting were reviewed. Matt Friesen made a motion to approve the minutes as amended. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Absent: Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

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

             Three building permits were submitted and one demolition permit.

             Hans and Mitchell Huebert were present to discuss a garage to be constructed. This issue will be presented to the Board of Adjustments.

             Scott Erb made a motion to approve a street light to be added at the north end of 18th Street and not to exceed $500. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Deb Friesen and Matt Friesen. Absent: Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             Matt Friesen made a motion to adopt Ordinance #383, an ordinance to implement the International Property Maintenance Code in the Henderson Municipal Code and to suspend the three readings on three different days. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Scott Erb and Deb Friesen. Absent: Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             Deb Friesen made a motion to pay the pay request to Marvin Planning Consultants for $700. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Deb Friesen, Matt Friesen and Scott Erb. Absent: Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             Scott Erb made a motion to pay Nissen Electric up to 10% of the total contract until final change order is in place. The amount to be paid is $14,065. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Matt Friesen and Deb Friesen. Absent: Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             Scott Erb made a motion to accept Kirkham Michael’s Amendment #3 to the design phase portion of contract in the amount of $8,500 for a total of $22,750. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Matt Friesen and Deb Friesen. Absent: Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             Matt Friesen made a motion to accept Kirkham Michael’s Construction Phase Contract in the amount of $17,400. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Absent: Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             Scott Erb made a motion to pay $960 to Kirkham Michael for services provided for design phase. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Deb Friesen and Matt Friesen. Absent: Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             Chamber directors were present to discuss increasing the City’s contribution to the Chamber by $1,000. This will be reviewed at budget time.

             Deb Friesen made a motion to paint crosswalks on Parkview Drive at the new sports complex. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Deb Friesen, Scott Erb and Matt Friesen. Absent: Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             Clerk to have attorney create ordinance to amend the building permit fees to be $20 for first $2,000 and then a $1 for each additional $1,000 for a project. To be presented at the next board meeting.

             Matt Friesen made a motion to accept extension of the Galaxy Cable amendments to the right-of-way for another 10 years. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Absent: Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             Reports were given. No formal action taken.

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

 

Connie Brown, City Clerk