††††††††††††††† A special meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska. Notice of this meeting was posted at the Post Office, Cornerstone Bank and City Hall.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mayor Jim Mestl called the meeting to order at 3:00 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 (left at 4:40) and Lee Thiessen. Others present: members of Henderson State Bank, Larry Cox and Rob Mierau.

††††††††††††††† Mayor Mestl stated the reason for the special meeting was to consider the Providence Subdivision Covenants, consider a USDA Loan request by a business and to discuss N. Main Street design.

††††††††††††††† After reviewing the Planning Commissionís recommendations of a couple changes to the covenants, Mike Wall made a motion to accept the covenants for Providence Subdivision.Jeb Mierau seconded.Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Jeb Mierau, Lee Thiessen and Corbin Tessman.Motion carried.

††††††††††††††† After reviewing the USDA loan application from Nunnenkamp Electric, Lee Thiessen made a motion to approve the loan request in the amount of $5,000.Mike Wall seconded.Roll vote: Ayes - Lee Thiessen, Mike Wall, Jeb Mierau and Corbin Tessman.Motion carried.

††††††††††††††† N. Main Street improvements were discussed in detail.Business members on Main Street voiced concern on the placement of green spaces, handicap parking stalls, replacing some existing sidewalks and snow removal. The council and architects will consider these concerns.The architects will also provide a breakdown of costs of the project with and without the green spaces and bricks.No formal action taken.

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


Connie Brown, City Clerk