A special meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 12, 2006 at the City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska.

            Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall, Henderson Post Office and Cornerstone Bank.

            Mayor Lucas Epp called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m. Roll call showed the following present: Mayor Lucas Epp. Council members: Deb Friesen, Jim Mestl, Matt Friesen and Scott Erb. Also present was the city clerk.

            Minutes from the August 8 and August 24th meetings were presented. Scott Erb made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

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

No building permits were submitted.

            After discussion, Deb Friesen made a motion to accept the change order from Diamond Engineering and to pay the progress payment after the seeding of the grass is complete. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

            Kevin Prior of Olsson and Associates to discuss progress of the new wells, the acceptance of the transfer permit from the Department of Natural Resources and to discuss buildings for the wellhouses.

            After discussion, Scott Erb made a motion to authorize the engineers to spec the wellhouses to be 2" x 6" stick building with standing seam steel roof. Deb Freisen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Motion carried. If possible, chain link fence around each wellhouse and look into using a cement board inside and cement siding for the outside.

            Matt Friesen made a motion to accept the agreement from Olsson and Associates to start on plans for the reconstruction of West Front Street. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

            Deb Friesen made a motion to adopt Resolution 2006-02, a resolution in conjunction with applying for a Nebraska Game and Parks Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant for the proposed baseball/softball fields. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

            Scott Erb made a motion to adopt Resolution 2006-03, a resolution to allow the Henderson Police Department to be a member of the Rural Apprehension Program with other departments. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

            Reports - none.

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


Connie Brown, City Clerk