The regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska. Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall, Post Office and published in the March 8, 2012 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 chamber director, city employees and chief of police.
Minutes from the February 14, 2012 meeting were reviewed. Mike Wall made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Lee Thiessen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen, Jim Mestl and Scott Erb. Motion carried.
Claims were reviewed. Scott Erbl made a motion to approve the claims as presented including Ken Bergen reimbursement check. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Jim Mestl, Mike Wall and Lee Thiessen. Motion carried.
No building permits were issued.
Paul Haith from EMS Billing Services presented to the council the benefits of billing for ambulance calls. The billing would primarily be targeted towards insurance companies and not toward the patient. This will be presented to the Ambulance Board at the next meeting.
Jim made a motion to start the annexation process on the land gifted to the City from Dr. Jim and Nora Ohrt. Lee Thiessen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Lee Thiessen, Mike Wall and Scott Erb. Motion carried.
Budget items were discussed. Patchmaster will be contacted to come look at streets. Golf Course and Chamber contributions will be looked at in April. No formal action taken.
Jim Mestl made a motion to adopt Ordinance #395, a purchase agreement for Lot 11 in Kroeker Subdivision with Gary Steingard in the amount of $4,500 and to waive the three readings on three different days. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Scott Erb, Lee Thiessen and Mike Wall. Motion carried.
Mike Wall made a motion to adjourn. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Jim Mestl, Scott Erb and Lee Thiessen. Motion carried.
Connie Brown, City Clerk