The regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska. Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall, Post Office and published in the July 9, 2015 Henderson News. 

            Mayor Jim Mestl called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.   Mayor Mestl 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 Mestl also referred to the open meetings law poster at the back of the council chambers. 

            Roll call showed the following present: Mayor Jim Mestl.  Council members: Mike Wall, Jeb Mierau, Corbin Tessman and Lee Thiessen.  Also present were city employees.

            Minutes from the June 4, 2015 meeting were reviewed. Jeb Mierau made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Mike Wall seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Jeb Mierau, Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen and Corbin Tessman. Motion carried.

            Claims were reviewed.  Mike Wall made a motion to approve the claims as presented. Corbin Tessman seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Corbin Tessman, Jeb Mierau and Lee Thiessen. Motion carried.

            Seven building permits were submitted.

            Mike Wall made a motion to approve the Ayars & Ayars’ pay request in the amount of $34,298.98.  Corbin Tessman seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Corbin Tessman and Lee Thiessen.  Abstain - Jeb Mierau.  Motion carried.

            Mike Wall made a motion to approve M.E. Collins’ pay request in the amount of $104,103.00.  Corbin Tessman seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Corbin Tessman and Lee Thiessen.  Abstain - Jeb Mierau.  Motion carried.

            Corbin Tessman made a motion to approve Gana Trucking’s pay request in the amount of $10,503.94.  Lee Thiessen seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Corbin Tessman, Lee Thiessen and Mike Wall.  Abstain - Jeb Mierau.  Motion carried.

            Mike Wall made a motion to approve Empire Electric’s pay request in the amount of $96,158.53.  Corbin Tessman seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Corbin Tessman and Lee Thiessen.  Abstain - Jeb Mierau.  Motion carried.

            Mike Wall made a motion to approve Hiebner Welding’s pay request in the amount of $7,285.00.  Jeb Mierau seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Jeb Mierau, Lee Thiessen and Corbin Tessman.  Motion carried.

            Mike Wall made a motion to proceed with the Ayars & Ayars proposals to secure the foundations on Dart Building and Foodmart Building according to the plan provided.  Corbin Tessman seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Corbin Tessman and Lee Thiessen.  Abstain - Jeb Mierau.  Motion carried.

            A new schedule was presented to the council for the street project due to the rain delays.

            Henderson State Bank heated sidewalk was discussed.

            Corbin Tessman made a motion to adjourn.  Lee Thiessen seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Corbin Tessman, Lee Thiessen, Mike Wall and Jeb Mierau. Motion carried.

 

Connie Brown, City Clerk