A special meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 1, 2004 at the City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska.

              

Roll call showed the following present: Mayor Curt Friesen, Councilmen: Scott Erb, Deb Friesen, Matt Friesen and Mark Kroeker. Also present was the city clerk.


Mayor Friesen called the meeting to order and explained this meeting was to study the budget being proposed for 2004-2005.


After reviewing and making some changes to the budget, Mark Kroeker made a motion to set the budget levy amount at .98/$100 valuation. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Deb Friesen, Matt Friesen and Mark Kroeker. Motion carried.


Scott Erb made a motion to authorize the clerk to advertise for a public hearing to exceed the 0% lid by 1%. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - all. Motion carried. Budget hearing was set for Tuesday, September 14, 2004 at 8:00 p.m. at the regular council meeting.


At 10:15 p.m., Scott Erb made a motion to go into executive session to discuss salaries. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Deb Friesen, Matt Friesen and Mark Kroeker. Motion carried.


At 10:55 p.m., Matt Friesen made a motion to reconvene into regular session. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Deb Friesen, Matt Friesen and Mark Kroeker. Motion carried.

 

Mayor Curt Friesen recommended a 3.5% salary package increase for staff and clerk to distribute at her discretion, 2% salary package increase for clerk/treasurer and 3.5% salary package increase for police department. Matt Friesen made a motion to accept the mayor’s recommendation. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Deb Friesen, Matt Friesen and Mark Kroeker. Motion carried.


Matt Friesen made a motion to adjourn. Mark Kroeker seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Deb Friesen, Matt Friesen and Mark Kroeker.


Connie Brown, Clerk