The regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska. Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall, Post Office and published in the October 4, 2012 Henderson News.

             Mayor Ken Bergen called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. Mayor Bergen 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 Bergen also referred to the open meetings law poster at the back of the council chambers.

             Roll call showed the following present: Mayor Ken Bergen. Council members: Mike Wall, Scott Erb, Lee Thiessen and Jim Mestl. Also present was the chief of police.

             Minutes from the September 11, 2012 meetings were reviewed. Mike Wall made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Lee Thiessen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen, Scott Erb and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             Claims were reviewed. Scott Erb made a motion to approve the claims as presented. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Jim Mestl and Mike Wall. Motion carried.

             Members of the Community Center Committee were present to give the council a report on the status of the Community Center planning. After discussion, Scott Erb and Mike Wall reported they would like to be on the committee and Ken Bergen would be the alternate member. No formal action taken.

             After review of Resolution 2012-08, a resolution for a right-of way for fiber optic cables for the high school for United Private Networks. LLC, Scott Erb made a motion to approve Resolution 2012-08. Mike Wall seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             After discussing SENDD (Southeast Nebraska Development District), Jim Mestl made a motion to approve the dues of $1,575 to join SENDD. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Scott Erb, Mike Wall and Lee Thiessen. Motion carried.

             After discussion on the insurance renewal policy, Jim Mestl made a motion to approve Resolution 2012-09, a resolution for the League of Nebraska Municipalities insurance policy for a 2 year, 4% discount commitment. Lee Thiessen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Lee Thiessen, Mike Wall and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

             After discussing Rural Apprehension Program (RAP), Jim Mestl made a motion to approve Resolution 2012-10 and continue to have Chief of Police Milan Mierau to be part of the program. Lee Thiessen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Lee Thiessen, Scott Erb and Mike Wall. Motion carried.

             Reports were given. No formal action taken.

             Mike Wall made a motion to adjourn. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Mike Wall, Scott Erb, Lee Thiessen and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

             Connie Brown, City Clerk