A special meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9, 2005 at the City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska.


            Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall, Cornerstone Bank and U.S. Post Office and published in the March 3, 2005 Henderson News.


            Mayor Lucas Epp called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Present were: Mayor Lucas Epp. Council members: Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen, Jim Mestl and Scott Erb. Also present was the city clerk.


            Matt Friesen made a motion to approve the request of the Henderson Housing Authority board to appoint Harland Epp as the Chairperson of the Henderson Housing Authority. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Deb Friesen, Jim Mestl and Matt Friesen. Motion carried.


            Lonnie Dickson from Hannah Keelan was present to discuss the blight and substandard study done for the N Industrial Park. In order to adopt we will need to advertise for adopting such study two different times for ten day periods each time. Will notify Kevin Siebert to arrange such a notice.


            Lonnie Dickson also discussed the Tax Increment Finance area already in place and different options that the monies can be used for and also he is going to send resolutions passed by other cities on some options on how to distribute funds created by TIF area.


            A meeting with Kevin Siebert and Lloyd Castner will be set up for further discussion on TIF projects.


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


Connie Brown, City Clerk