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 19, 2011 at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska. Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall, Post Office and published in the July 7, 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 and Scott Erb. Absent: Jim Mestl. Also present were the city employees, chamber director and police chief.

             Minutes from the June 14 and June 28, 2011 meeting were reviewed. Lee Thiessen made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Lee Thiessen, Scott Erb and Mike Wall. Absent: Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

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

             One building permit was submitted.

             Brian Hiebner was present to discuss golf course. No formal action taken.

             Scott Erb made a motion to reimburse Metz Mortuary for the grant and loan for their TIF project. Mike Wall seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Mike Wall and Lee Thiessen. Absent: Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             Lee Thiessen made a motion to approve Ordinance #392, an ordinance to allow utility vehicles to be allowed within city limits by utility companies, and to waive three readings on three different days. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Lee Thiessen, Scott Erb and Mike Wall. Absent: Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             Scott Erb made a motion to pay Kirkham Michael from their invoice minus the amount for the invoice from HTM for rewiring the sewer pump. Mike Wall seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Mike Wall and Lee Thiessen. Absent: Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             Reports were given. No formal action taken.

             Mike Wall made a motion to adjourn. Lee Thiessen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen and Scott Erb. Absent: Jim Mestl. Motion carried.


Connie Brown, City Clerk