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 8, 2010 at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska.

             Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall and Post Office and published in the June 3, 2010 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: Jim Mestl, Deb Friesen, Matt Friesen, and Scott Erb. Also present were the city employees and police chief.

             Minutes from the May 11, 2010 meeting were reviewed. Matt Friesen made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen, Scott Erb and Jim Mestl. Motion carried. 

Claims were reviewed. Scott Erb made a motion to approve the claims as presented on report. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             Deb Friesen made a motion to approve Ayars and Ayars invoice for $54,063 for pool deck repairs. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Deb Friesen, Jim Mestl, Matt Friesen and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

             One building permit was submitted.

             After discussion, Scott Erb made a motion to continue lease with Mainstay Communications for space on the water tower for an antenna. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Jim Mestl and Deb Friesen. Abstain: Matt Friesen. Motion carried.

             Deb Friesen made a motion to approve the $1,000 pay request from Marvin Planning Consultants for updating the comprehensive plan. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Deb Friesen, Scott Erb, Matt Friesen and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             Scott Erb made a motion to table the final pay request from Nissen Electric until the request had been looked over and certain expenses accounted for. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Matt Friesen, Jim Mestl and Deb Friesen. Motion carried.

             After further discussion, Matt Friesen made a motion to accept Friesen Construction’s bid to repair the concrete section of 76' x 23' x 6" on the south portion of 10th Street by Birch Street. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Scott Erb and Jim Mestl. Nays - Deb Friesen. Motion carried.

             Scott Erb made a motion to approve Kevin Rowe’s tax increment financing $5,000 reimbursement for improvements to Dart’s facade. This will be $5,000 at 4.5% over 10 year period. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Deb Friesen, Jim Mestl and Matt Friesen. Motion carried.

             Jim Mestl made a motion to adjourn. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Scott Erb, Deb Friesen and Matt Friesen. Motion carried.


Connie Brown, City Clerk