The regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska. Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall, Post Office and published in the May 5, 2016 Henderson News.

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

Roll call showed the following present: Mayor Jim Mestl. Council members: Mike Wall, Jeb Mierau, Corbin Tessman and Lee Thiessen.

Minutes from the April 12, 2016 meetings were reviewed. Corbin Tessman made a motion to approve the minutes with corrections. Jeb Mierau seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Corbin Tessman , Jeb Mierau, Lee Thiessen and Mike Wall. Motion carried.

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

Two building permits were submitted.

Jeb Mierau declared himself as an Ayars and Ayars employee at 7:10 p.m.

The list of completion items for ME Collins was reviewed and discussed. No formal action taken.

Jeb Mierau rejoined as a council member at 7:24 p.m.

The Providence Subdivision covenants were reviewed. Mike Wall made a motion to amend the sidewalk section of the covenants to read as follows: Sidewalks shall be 4' wide with 4" thickness constructed behind curb and shall maintain a minimum clearance of 36". Corbin Tessman seconded the motion. Roll vote: Ayes Mike Wall, Corbin Tessman, Jeb Mierau and Lee Thiessen. Motion carried.

Mike Wall made a motion to have sidewalk placed on the north edge of property line connecting 17th and 18th Streets on Lots 4 and 5 of Providence Subdivision. Lee Thiessen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen, Jeb Mierau and Corbin Tessman. Motion carried.

The Miller and Associates contract for the south sewer lift station modifications was reviewed. The clerk is to ask the engineers to modify plan to include upgrade of the rail system only. No formal action taken.

At 8:00 p.m., the city council convened as the Community Development Agency (CDA).

Jeb Mierau made a motion to approve Resolution #2016-02. The resolution allows an amendment to the Redevelopment Plan of the City of Henderson; the implementation of a specific phase of a redevelopment project in the redevelopment area; the authorization of the use of tax increment financing; the adoption of the cost benefit analysis for said phase; the authorization and approval of a redevelopment agreement for the phase of the redevelopment project; and to take other actions required or permitted under the Community Development Law for Providence Subdivision for Lot 5. Mike Wall seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jeb Mierau, Mike Wall, Corbin Tessman and Lee Thiessen. Motion carried.

Corbin Tessman made a motion to approve the Amended and Restated Cost Benefit Analysis for Lot 5 of the Providence Subdivision Redevelopment. Jeb Mierau seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Corbin Tessman, Jeb Mierau, Lee Thiessen and Mike Wall. Motion carried.

Jeb Mierau made a motion to approve the Amended and Restated Plan Amendment to the Redevelopment Plan for Lot 5 in the Providence Subdivision. Corbin Tessman seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jeb Mierau, Corbin Tessman, Mike Wall and Lee Thiessen. Motion carried.

Jeb Mierau made a motion to approve the Redevelopment Agreement for Lot 5 in the Providence Subdivision with Kevin and Stephanie Friesen. Mike Wall seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jeb Mierau, Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen and Corbin Tessman. Motion carried.

Lee Thiessen made a motion to approve the Purchase Agreement for Lot 5 in the Providence Subdivision with Kevin and Stephanie Friesen. Mike Wall seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Lee Thiessen, Mike Wall, Jeb Mierau and Corbin Tessman. Motion carried.

At 8:03 p.m., the CDA reconvened as the City Council.

Jeb Mierau made a motion to purchase two windows for the ballfield concessions building upstairs openings to prevent water from coming into the building. Mike Wall seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jeb Mierau, Mike Wall, Corbin Tessman and Lee Thiessen. Motion carried.

Reports were given.

Corbin Tessman made a motion to adjourn. Lee Thiessen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Corbin Tessman, Lee Thiessen, Jeb Mierau and Mike Wall. Motion carried.

 

Connie Brown, City Clerk