A special meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska. Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall, Post Office and Mainstay Communications..

             Mayor Ken Bergen called the meeting to order at 12:00 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. Also present were the city clerk and chamber director.

             Bids were reviewed for the 11th Street and 14th Street Reconstruction Project. Three bids were submitted. TCW Construction from Lincoln, 363,296.55; Werner Construction from Hastings, $466,335.95; and M.E. Collins Contracting from Wahoo, $496,238.70. After engineer recommendation, Mike Wall made a motion to accept TCW Construction’s bid to do the street project with reasonable adjustment for integrated curb and gutters. Lee Thiessen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen, Jim Mestl and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

             Scott Erb made a motion to adopt Ordinance #391, an ordinance to allow fireworks to be ignited and exploded on Sundays with time limits of start time of 12:00 and ending time of 10:00 p.m. unless July 3rd or July 4th lands on a Sunday, then the time is from 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Lee Thiessen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Lee Thiessen, Mike Wall and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             At 12:35 p.m. Jim Mestl made a motion to go into executive session to discuss 2012 pool manager position. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Scott Erb, Mike Wall and Lee Thiessen. Motion carried.

              At 12:47, Jim Mestl made a motion to reconvene into regular session. Mike Wall seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl,

 Mike Wall, Scott Erb and Lee Thiessen. Motion carried.

             Jim made a motion to hire Angie Bergen as the pool manager for the 2012 season and hire Nora Ohrt and Anne Regier as assistant managers at the recommended wages. Mike Wall seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Lee Thiessen and Scott Erb. Motion carried.


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


Connie Brown

City Clerk