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 13, 2007 at the City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska.

              Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall and Henderson Post Office and published in the November 8, 2007 Henderson News.

              Mayor Lucas Epp called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. Mayor Epp 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 Epp also referred to the open meetings law poster located at the back of the conference chambers.

              Roll call showed the following present: Mayor Lucas Epp. Council members: Matt Friesen, Jim Mestl, Scott Erb and Deb Friesen Also present were the city clerk and city employees.

              Minutes from the October 9, 2007 meeting were presented. Jim Mestl made a motion to approve all minutes as presented. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - all. Motion carried.

              Claims were presented. Matt Friesen made a motion to approve the claims as presented including the claim of Virg’s Plumbing from the September meeting. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Jim Mestl. Abstain: Scott Erb. Motion carried.

              Two building permits were issued.

              Mike Kleffner from Olsson and Associates to discuss the well project. No formal action taken.

              Pay requests were reviewed. Scott Erb made a motion to approve the pay request from Van Kirk Construction for $55,556.36. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - all. Motion carried.

Matt Friesen made a motion to approve the pay request from Sargent Drilling for $54,000.00. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - all. Motion carried.

              The heating unit at the shop on Main Street was discussed. Scott Erb made a motion to accept the bid for a new 30' radiant tube heater for $2,232. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - all. Motion carried.

              A new streetlight by the MB Church parking lot on 11 Street was discussed. Deb Friesen made a motion to approve the new streetlight for $672.36. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - all. Motion carried.

              Reports were given.. No formal action taken.

              Matt Friesen made a motion to adjourn. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - all. Motion carried.


Connie Brown, City Clerk