Minutes of a Special Meeting of the City Council

 

A special meeting of the City Council was held on Friday, June 27, 2014 at 12:00 p.m at City Hall.  This meeting was posted at City Hall, Post Office and Mainstay Communications and published in the June 26, 2014 Henderson News.  The purpose of this meeting was to fill the mayor and president of council positions.

                Due to the resignation of the President of the Council, Scott Erb, at the June 10, 2014 meeting and the death of Mayor Ken Bergen, City Clerk Connie Brown called the meeting to order at 12:00 p.m.  Connie Brown 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.  Connie Brown also referred to the open meetings law poster at the back of the council chambers. 

                The roll vote showed the following present: Mike Wall, Jim Mestl and Lee Thiessen.  Also present were Connie Brown, Kelsey Bergen, Milan Mierau, Corbin Tessman and Jeb Mierau.

                Mike Wall made a motion to elect Jim Mestl to fulfill the vacancy of council president.  Lee Thiessen seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen and Jim Mestl.  Motion carried.

                Jim Mestl made a motion declaring the vacancy of the mayor position.  Mike Wall seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Mike Wall and Lee Thiessen.  Motion carried.

                With the declaration of the vacancy of the mayor position, the council president is designated as the mayor.  City Clerk, Connie Brown, administered the oath of office to Jim Mestl as the mayor.

                Lee Thiessen made a motion to elect Mike Wall to fulfill the vacancy of council president due to mayor designation of Jim Mestl.  Jim Mestl seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Lee Thiessen, Jim Mestl and Mike Wall.  Motion carried.

                The mayor will present two names to the council at the July 8 meeting to fulfill the two vacant council positions.

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

 

Connie Brown, City Clerk