The regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, June 17, 2013 which was moved from June 11 due to lack of quorum, at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska. Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall, Post Office and published in the June 6, 2013 Henderson News.

             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, Jim Mestl and Lee Thiessen. Absent: Scott Erb.

             Minutes from the May 14 , 2013 meetings were reviewed. Mike Wall made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Jim Mestl and Lee Thiessen. Absent: Scott Erb. Motion carried.

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

             Mike Wall made a motion to approve the Fireworks Display Show to be held on July 12, 2013 for Community Days. Jim Mestl seconded. Ayes - Mike Wall, Jim Mestl and Lee Thiessen. Absent: Scott Erb. Motion carried.

             Jim Mestl made a motion to approve the Henderson emergency sirens to be on the York County alert system. Lee Thiessen seconded. The cost will be approximately $2,400 for equipment needed to be placed on the system. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Lee Thiessen and Mike Wall. Absent: Scott Erb. Motion carried.

             Jim Mestl made a motion to approve the purchase of a used Hustler mower in the amount of $6,000. Lee Thiessen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes Jim Mestl, Lee Thiessen and Mike Wall. Absent: Scott Erb. Motion carried. Clerk to check on warranty details.

             The removal of tipped street panels on 17th Street was discussed. Mike Wall was going to look into different options besides full removal of the panels. No formal action taken.

             Marv Buller was present to discuss the drainage at the end of 12th Street by his house. Mike Wall made a motion to cost share a concrete spillway at the end of 12th Street as long as it was on the City’s property. Lee Thiessen seconded. Ayes - Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen and Jim Mestl. Absent: Scott Erb. Motion carried. Approximate size of spillway is 6' x 25' for $1,580 total cost.

             Rob Mierau gave a presentation to the council on what services Ayers & Ayers would provide for the Providence Subdivision and for Downtown Main Street.

             Jim Mestl made a motion to hire Ayers & Ayers as Construction Manager for the Providence Subdivision. Lee Thiessen seconded. Ayes - Jim Mestl, Lee Thiessen and Mike Wall. Absent: Scott Erb. Motion Carried. This will provide utility layout needed for subdivision approval.

             Mike Wall made a motion to hire Ayers & Ayers as the Construction Manager for Downtown Main Street and to have them work with planning commission and business owners to come up with layout options. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Jim Mestl and Lee Thiessen. Absent: Scott Erb.

             Reports were given. No formal action taken.

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


             Connie Brown, City Clerk