The regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 7:00 p.m. on May 9, 2017 at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska. Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall, Post Office and published in the May 4, 2017 Henderson News.

             Mayor Mike Yoder called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Mayor Yoder 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 Yoder also referred to the open meetings law poster at the back of the council chambers.

             Roll call showed the following present: Mayor Mike Yoder. Council members: Jeb Mierau, Corbin Tessman and Mike Wall. Absent: Lee Thiessen. Also present was Police Chief Milan Mierau was also present.

             Minutes from the April 11, 2017 meeting were reviewed. Jeb Mierau made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Mike Wall seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jeb Mierau, Mike Wall and Corbin Tessman. Absent: Lee Thiessen Motion carried.

             Claims were reviewed. Corbin Tessman made a motion to approve the claims as presented. Mike Wall seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Corbin Tessman, Mike Wall and Jeb Mierau. Absent: Lee Thiessen. Motion carried.

             Three building permits were submitted last month. Mike Friesen for a house addition, Joe Park for a deck and Tom Johnson for a mailbox.

             Don Regier was present to give his opinion of the sidewalk placement against the curb on the east side of 12th Street.

             Craig Eberly and Tom Bliss from SENDD were present to discuss the nuisance program offered through SENDD. The council will have this on the June agenda to discuss further. No formal action taken.

             Mike Wall made a motion to hire Miller and Associates to be the city’s flood plain administrator based on an hourly rate. Corbin Tessman seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Corbin Tessman and Jeb Mierau. Motion carried.

             The park plan prepared by Miller and Associates was reviewed with Brenda Jensen. No formal action taken.

             Jeb Mierau made a motion to pay the budgeted Henderson Chamber allocation in the amount of $11,000. Mike Wall seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jeb Mierau, Mike Wall and Corbin Tessman. Absent: Lee Thiessen. Motion carried.

             Corbin Tessman made a motion to adjourn at 9:10 p.m. Mike Wall seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Corbin Tessman, Mike Wall and Jeb Mierau. Motion carried.


Connie Brown, City Clerk

Mike Yoder, Mayor