The regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska. Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall, Post Office and published in the November 3, 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: Corbin Tessman, Jeb Mierau, Lee Thiessen and Mike Wall (7:45).

                Minutes from the October 11, 2016 meeting were reviewed. Corbin Tessman made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Jeb Mierau seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Corbin Tessman, Jeb Mierau and Lee Thiessen. Absent: Mike Wall.  Motion carried.

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

                Four building permits were submitted.

                Brandy Johnson and Doug Douglas from Black Hills Gas Company were present to update the council on the merger of Source Gas and Black Hills Gas Company.  No formal action taken.

                Jeb Mierau made a motion to increase the YCDC dues to the platinum level of $1,500.  Corbin Tessman seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Corbin Tessman, Jeb Mierau and Lee Thiessen.  Absent: Mike Wall.  Motion carried.

                Corbin Tessman made a motion to convene as the Community Development Agency (CDA).  Jeb Mierau seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Corbin Tessman, Jeb Mierau and Lee Thiessen.  Absent: Mike Wall.

                Jeb Mierau made a motion to approve Resolution #2016-04   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 7.  Mike Wall seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Jeb Mierau, Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen and Corbin Tessman. Motion carried.

                Jeb Mierau made a motion to approve the Amended and Restated Cost Benefit Analysis for Lot 7 of the Providence Subdivision Redevelopment.  Mike Wall seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Jeb Mierau, Mike Wall, Corbin Tessman and Lee Thiessen.  Motion carried. 

                Jeb Mierau made a motion to approve the Amended and Restated Plan Amendment to the Redevelopment Plan for Lot 7 in the Providence Subdivision.  Mike Wall seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Jeb Mierau, Mike Wall, Corbin Tessman and Lee Thiessen.  Motion carried.

                Jeb Mierau made a motion to approve the Redevelopment Agreement for Lot 7 in the Providence Subdivision with Ardell Buller, Paul Buller and RaNee Buller. Mike Wall seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Jeb Mierau, Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen and Corbin Tessman.  Motion carried.

                Jeb Mierau made a motion to approve the Purchase Agreement for Lot 7 in the Providence Subdivision with Ardell Buller, Paul Buller and RaNee Buller.  Mike Wall seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Jeb Mierau, Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen and Corbin Tessman.  Motion carried.

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

                Jeb Mierau made a motion to approve the purchase up to $8,000 for seven Ipads and accessories for the mayor, city council, clerk and utility department.  Mike Wall seconded.   Roll vote: Ayes - Jeb Mierau, Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen and Corbin Tessman.  Motion carried.

                Corbin Tessman made a motion to purchase up to $18,000 for playground equipment after insurance money and grant money have been applied, including the rubber mulch, curbing and installation.  Mike Wall seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Corbin Tessman, Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen and Jeb Mierau.  Motion carried.

                Panels and 17th Street were discussed.  Contact the street contractors for next year’s street project to look at.  Clerk is getting another bid for the tuckpointing of downtown shop.

                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