The regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska. Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall, Post Office and published in the June 9, 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, Scott Erb, and Jim Mestl. Also present were the city employees, chamber director and police chief.

             Minutes from the May 10, 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, Jim Mestl and Mike Wall. Motion carried.

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

             Four building permits were submitted.

             July 4th Ordinance was discussed. To be put on special meeting agenda.

             Utility vehicle ordinance discussed. To be put on future meeting agenda.

             11th Street sidewalks discussed. A concern is keeping mailboxes on the property owner’s side of the street.

             Willow Lane sidewalks were discussed. To be on a future agenda.

             N. Industrial Park was discussed. Van Kirks has some areas to be reworked for drainage purposes.

             Some driveway approaches were discussed. To be on a future meeting agenda.

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

             Next meeting will be Tuesday, July 19, 2011.


Connie Brown