A special meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, November 21, 2008 at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska.

             Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall, Post Office and the Cornerstone Bank.             Acting Mayor Matt Friesen called the meeting to order at 12:00 p.m. Acting Mayor Friesen 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. Acting Mayor Friesen also referred to the open meetings law poster at the back of the council chambers.

             Roll call showed the following present: Acting Mayor Matt Friesen. Council members: Jim Mestl and Deb Friesen. Absent: Scott Erb and Lucas Epp. Also present were the city clerk, city employees and Mike Kleffner from Olsson and Associates.

             Purpose of the meeting was to have an update on the Front Street renovation project, discuss pay request for M.E. Collins and review bid for roof replacement for the downtown shop.

             Mike Kleffner gave an update on the street project. The north half of Front Street had been poured with the exception of 10th Street intersection only being half poured due to allowing access to residents.

             After discussion, Jim Mestl made a motion to pay M.E. Collins $158,425.56 per pay request. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes: Jim Mestl, Deb Friesen and Matt Friesen. Absent: Scott Erb. Motion carried.

             The bid from Connor Roofing to replace the rubber membrane roof for $6,800 was reviewed. Deb Friesen made a motion to accept the bid. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Deb Friesen, Jim Mestl and Matt Friesen. Absent - Scott Erb. Motion carried.

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


Connie Brown, City Clerk