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 8, 2011 at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska. Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall, Post Office and published in the March 3, 2011 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 city employees, chamber director and police chief.

             Minutes from the February 8, 2011 meeting were reviewed. Jim Mestl made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Scott Erb, Mike Wall and Lee Thiessen. Motion carried.

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

             One building permit was submitted.

             The North Industrial Park hook-ups were discussed. A letter to property owners will be sent out requesting number of hook-ups if any. After discussion, Jim Mestl made a motion to set fee at $2,000 for first hook-up and $1,000 for second hook-up for one property owner. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Jim Mestl, Scott Erb, Lee Thiessen and Mike Wall. Motion carried.

             After reviewing the Kirkham Michael invoice, Lee Thiessen made a motion to pay Kirkham Michael $4,800 for engineering fees for 11th Street Reconstruction Project. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Lee Thiessen, Jim Mestl, Mike Wall and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

             After reviewing the 11th Street Plans, Scott Erb made a motion to approve the 11th Street Reconstruction Project Plans. Mike Wall seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Mike Wall, Jim Mestl and Lee Thiessen. Motion carried.

             After reviewing two bids for removing and repainting of the pool, Jim Mestl made a motion to go with the low bid from Ayars & Ayars in the amount of $21,345. Mike Wall seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

             Jim Mestl made a motion to hire Associated Pool to remove and replace sand in the swimming pool sand-filter in the amount of $3,840. Lee Thiessen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Lee Thiessen, Scott Erb and Mike Wall. Motion carried.

             Scott Erb made a motion to have Deb Friesen be the alternate member for the Planning Commission. Mike Wall seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Mike Wall, Jim Mestl and Lee Thiessen. Motion carried.

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

 

Connie Brown, City Clerk