The regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 8, 2005 at the City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska.


            Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall and published in the November 3, 2005 Henderson News.


            Mayor Lucas Epp called the meeting to order at 7:35 p.m. Roll call showed the following present: Mayor: Lucas Epp. Council members: Deb Friesen, Jim Mestl and Scott Erb. Absent: Matt Friesen Also present was the city clerk and police chief.


            Minutes from the October 11 meeting were presented. Deb Friesen made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Deb Friesen, Scott Erb and Jim Mestl. Absent: Matt Friesen Motion carried.


            Claims were presented. Scott Erb made a motion to approve the claims as presented. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Deb Friesen, Scott Erb and Jim Mestl. Absent: Matt Friesen Motion carried.


            Two building permits were issued last month.


            Olsson and Associates was present to go through the contract for the new well project. No formal action was taken.


            Representatives from Nebraska Rural Water and Nebraska Health and Human Services were present to further discuss the new well progress. No formal action taken.


            After reviewing the state specifications on a new police vehicle, Deb Friesen made a motion to approve the purchase of a new police vehicle from the state bid. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Deb Friesen, Scott Erb and Jim Mestl. Absent: Matt Friesen Motion carried.


            After reviewing the resolution to enter the Henderson Police Department into the Rural Apprehension Program with other law enforcement agencies in several counties, Scott Erb made a motion to adopt Resolution #2006-06 and enter into the interlocal agreement for $493.00. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Deb Friesen, Scott Erb and Jim Mestl. Absent: Matt Friesen Motion carried.


            After reviewing the resolution to appoint NMPP members’ council representation, Jim Mestl made a motion to approve Resolution #2005-07 naming Matt Friesen as the main representative and Scott Erb as the alternate representative. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Deb Friesen, Scott Erb and Jim Mestl. Absent: Matt Friesen Motion carried.


            After reviewing the resolution for the amendments to the Agreement for the Formation of the League Association of Risk Management, Jim Mestl made a motion to adopt Resolution #2005-08. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Deb Friesen, Scott Erb and Jim Mestl. Absent: Matt Friesen Motion carried.


            After discussion on the dirt by the west ballfield, Scott Erb made a motion to authorize the clerk to negotiate with Orie Friesen to purchase temporary easement to haul dirt to the south across a cornfield. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Deb Friesen, Scott Erb and Jim Mestl. Absent: Matt Friesen Motion carried.



            Reports were given. No formal action taken.


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


Connie Brown, City Clerk