††††††††††† A special meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska. Notice of this meeting was posted at the Post Office, Mainstay Communications and City Hall.

††††††††††††††† Mayor Jim Mestl called the meeting to order at 6:00 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. Others present: Chad Casper, Mike SaBell and Milan Mierau.

††††††††††††††† Brendan Lilley from Kirkham Michael was present to discuss the manhole in the N Industrial Park and the easement.Brendan is gathering information to see if there was any easement present to allow the manhole to be constructed north of city limits.No formal action taken.

††††††††††††††† Jeb Mierau declared his potential conflict of interest for the N Main Street reconstruction project.

††††††††††††††† Corbin Tessman made a motion to approve the Planning Commissionís recommendation to approve the N. Main Street Reconstruction plans as presented and to allow the engineers to advertise for bids.Mike Wall seconded.Roll vote: Ayes - Corbin Tessman, Mike Wall and Lee Thiessen.Abstain - Jeb Mierau.Motion carried.

††††††††††††††† The city employees presented to the council information they had gathered on different utility tractors.Lee Thiessen made a motion to approve the purchase of the Massey Ferguson 1736 for $23,000.Mike Wall seconded.After further discussion, it was decided to look into smaller utility tractors and attachments and to present at the December meeting.Roll vote: Ayes - none.Nays - Lee Thiessen, Mike Wall, Corbin Tessman and Jeb Mierau.Motion failed.

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


Connie Brown, City Clerk