The regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska. Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall, Post Office and published in the September 3, 2015 Henderson News. 

                Mayor Jim Mestl called the meeting to order at 7:00 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.  Also present were city employees.

                Minutes from the August 11, 19, 27 and 28 meetings were reviewed. Jeb Mierau made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Corbin Tessman seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Jeb Mierau, Corbin Tessman, Mike Wall and Lee Thiessen. Motion carried.

                Claims were reviewed. Mike Wall made a motion to approve the claims as presented.  Lee Thiessen seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Lee Thiessen, Jeb Mierau and Corbin Tessman.  Motion carried.

                Four building permits were submitted.

                Jeb Mierau declared his position as an employee of Ayars & Ayars.  The concrete replacement by Tri-County was discussed and the council suggested getting two bids for removal and replacement of this area.  No formal action taken. 

                The Main Street project progression was discussed.  No formal action taken. 

                At 7:59 p.m., Jeb Mierau declared himself a council member since the discussion of Main Street was complete.

                Mike Wall made a motion to approve M.E. Collins’ pay request in the amount of $125,391.60 for street work.  Corbin Tessman seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Corbin Tessmn and Lee Thiessen. Abstain - Jeb Mierau. Motion carried.

                Corbin Tessman made a motion to approve M.E. Collins’ pay request in the amount of $50,773.00 for utility work.  Lee Thiessen seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Corbin Tessman, Lee Thiessen and Mike Wall.  Abstain - Jeb Mierau.  Motion carried.

                Mike Wall made a motion to approve Gana Trucking’s pay request in the amount of $48,325.38.  Corbin Tessman seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Mike Wall, Corbin Tessman and Lee Thiessen.  Abstain - Jeb Mierau.  Motion carried.

                Corbin Tessman made a motion to approve $5,000 of Empire Electric’s pay request of $10,000 and to hold $5,000 for retainage.  Lee Thiessen seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Corbin Tessman, Lee Thiessen and Mike Wall.  Abstain - Jeb Mierau.  Motion carried.

                Mike Wall made a motion to approve Ayars and Ayars’ pay request in the amount of $56,242.16.  Corbin Tessman seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Mike all, Corbin Tessman and Lee Thiessen.  Abstain - Jeb Mierau.  Motion carried.

                Corbin Tessman made a motion to approve Resolution #2015-06, a resolution to place stop signs at the intersection of 18th Street and Front Street.  Jeb Mierau seconded.  Roll vote: Ayes - Corbin Tessman, Jeb Mierau, Mike Wall and Lee Thiessen.  Motion carried.

Reports were given.  No formal action taken.

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

 

Connie Brown, City Clerk