The regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska. Notice of this meeting was published in the June 5, 2014 Henderson News and posted at the City Hall and Post Office.

††††††††††††††† Mayor Ken Bergen called the meeting to order at 7:00 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, Scott Erb and Jim Mestl. Others present: city employees, Rob Mierau and Jeb Mierau.

††††††††††††††† Minutes from the May 13, 2014 meeting were reviewed. Lee Thiessen made a motion to approve the minutes as presented.Jim Mestl seconded.Roll vote: Ayes - Lee Thiessen, Jim Mestl, Scott Erb and Mike Wall. Motion carried.

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

††††††††††††††† Two building permits and one demolition permit were issued.

††††††††††††††† The contract with Ayars & Ayars for the Main Street Renovation Project was reviewed.After consideration and discussion, Jim Mestl made a motion to accept the contract with Ayars and Ayars.Mike Wall seconded.Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Mike Wall, Scott Erb and Lee Thiessen.Motion carried.A informational meeting will be set for June 30 at 5:30 at City Hall for business owners.

††††††††††††††† Scott Erb made a motion to approve the payment application from VanKirk Brothers for the Providence Subdivision in the amount of $33,699.60.Mike Wall seconded.Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen and Jim Mestl.Motion carried.

††††††††††††††† Lee Thiessen made a motion to approve the payment application from Ayars & Ayars for the Providence Subdivision in the amount of $48,066.60.Jim Mestl seconded.Roll vote: Lee Thiessen, Jim Mestl, Mike Wall and Scott Erb.Motion carried.

††††††††††††††† Budget items were reviewed.

††††††††††††††† Scott Erb made a motion to approve $5,000 for fireworks for Community Days.Jim Mestl seconded.Roll vote:Scott Erb, Jim Mestl, Lee Thiessen and Mike Wall.Motion carried.

††††††††††††††† Jim Mestl made a motion to approve the allocation of $11,000 to the Chamber of Commerce.Lee Thiessen seconded.Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Lee Thiessen, Scott Erb and Mike Wall.Motion carried.

††††††††††††††† Mike Wall made a motion to approve the allocation of $10,000 to Galaway Creek Golf Course.Scott Erb seconded.Ayes - Mike Wall, Scott Erb, Jim Mestl and Lee Thiessen.Motion carried.

††††††††††††††† Scott Erb made a motion to approve the proposal from HR Engineering to purchase and install a generator in the amount of $14, 924 for the east lift sewer station. Mike Wall seconded.Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen and Jim Mestl.Motion carried.

††††††††††††††† Lee Thiessen made a motion to allocate $500 to the York County Crimestoppers.Jim Mestl seconded.Roll vote: Ayes - Lee Thiessen, Jim Mestl, Scott Erb and Mike Wall.Motion carried.

††††††††††††††† Afer reviewing bids from Hiebner Body Shop and Myronís Repair for a lawnmower to replace the damaged mower, Scott Erb made a motion to purchase the 930 Grasshopper mower from Myronís Repair.Mike Wall seconded.Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen and Jim Mestl.Motion carried.

††††††††††††††† After reviewing the underground vs. overhead bids from Perennial Public Power for installing electricity in Providence Subdivision, Jim Mestl made a motion to install the electricity underground without the loop in the amount of $20,013.89 and to maintain the 10' easement. Scott Erb seconded.Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Scott Erb, Mike Wall and Lee Thiessen.Motion carried.

††††††††††††††† Scott Erb handed in his resignation as council member effective immediately due to moving.Mike Wall made a motion to accept Scott Erbís resignation.Jim Mestl seconded.Roll vote: Mike Wall, Jim Mestl and Lee Thiessen.Motion carried.

††††††††††††††† Reports were given.No formal action taken.

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

Connie Brown, City Clerk