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 12, 2007 at the City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska.

            Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall and the Henderson Post Office and published in the August 23, August 30 and September 6, 2007 issues of the Henderson News.

            Mayor Lucas Epp called the meeting to order at 7:30 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.

            Mayor Lucas Epp opened the public hearing at 7:31 p.m for the creation of the street for Front Street.

            At 8:00 p.m., Lucas Epp closed the public hearing. The clerk reported there were no written objections to the street district creation and there were no citizens present at the public hearing.

            Deb Friesen made a motion to adopt Resolution 2007-04, a resolution to create the street district for Front Street. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Deb Friesen, Jim Mestl, Matt Friesen and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

            Jim Mestl made a motion to table accepting the street bid until Tuesday, September 18 to verify if the low bid could possibly start earlier than stated on contract. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Deb Friesen, Jim Mestl, Matt Friesen and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

            The budget review continued from the September 11, 2007 meeting.

            Matt Friesen made a motion to go into executive session at 8:19 p.m. to discuss employee wages. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Deb Friesen, Jim Mestl, Matt Friesen and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

            At 8:37 p.m., Deb Friesen made a motion to reconvene into regular session. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Deb Friesen, Jim Mestl, Matt Friesen and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

            No formal action was taken.

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


Connie Brown, City Clerk