The regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 14, 2004 at the City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska.


Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall, U.S. Post Office and the Henderson State Bank and published in the September 9, 2004 Henderson News.


Mayor Curt Friesen called the meeting to order at 7:45 p.m. Roll call showed the following present: Mayor Curt Friesen and Council: Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Absent: Mark Kroeker. Also present was the city clerk.

 

Minutes from the meetings on August 10 and September 1, 2004 were presented. Matt Friesen made a motion to approve the minutes. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Absent: Mark Kroeker. Motion carried.


Claims were presented and studied. Deb Friesen made a motion to accept claims as presented. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Absent: Mark Kroeker. Motion carried.. Motion carried.


No building permits were issued.


Matt Friesen made a motion to accept the $200 damage claim from Diamond Engineering and to have the City pay $200 towards the sewer line damage at Hans Huebert’s property. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Absent: Mark Kroeker. Motion carried.


After reviewing the insurance premiums, Deb Friesen made a motion to adopt Resolution 2004-01, a resolution to enter into a three year commitment with LARM Insurance for a discount. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Absent: Mark Kroeker. Motion carried.


Dax Boyte from EDM Equipment was present to discuss street sweepers. After discussion, Scott Erb made a motion to table the issue until next month in order to review information on used sweepers. Deb Friesen. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Absent: Mark Kroeker. Motion carried.


The Mayor declared the budget hearing open at 8:25 p.m. The hearing was closed at 8:30 p.m. as no public was present to discuss the budget.


Matt Friesen made a motion to adopt the budget as presented. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Absent: Mark Kroeker. Motion carried.


The Mayor declared the hearing to set the final tax request at 8:30 p.m. The hearing was closed at 8:35 p.m. as no public was present.


Deb Friesen made a motion to set the final tax request as printed in the Henderson News. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Absent: Mark Kroeker. Motion carried.



Scott Erb made a motion to table the Wellhead Protection Plan Public Hearing until the October meeting. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Absent: Mark Kroeker. Motion carried.


Matt Friesen made a motion to set aside the levy of the special assessments for the sidewalks on Birch Street. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Absent: Mark Kroeker. Motion carried.


Scott Erb made a motion to set the public hearing for the Birch Street Sidewalk assessments for October 12, 2004 at 8:00 p.m. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Absent: Mark Kroeker. Motion carried.


Matt Friesen made a motion to approve the lake renovation pay application from Kohl Construction for $1,420.42. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Absent: Mark Kroeker. Motion carried.


Deb Friesen made a motion to accept JR Construction’s pay application for the renovation of City Hall. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Absent: Mark Kroeker. Motion carried.


Scott Erb made a motion to authorize the engineers to proceed with street plans at 14th Street and Elm Street by Henderson Coop. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Absent: Mark Kroeker. Motion carried.


Deb Friesen made a motion to authorize the purchase of 10 trees from Fallers to replace the trees in the park that were destroyed by the beaver. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Absent: Mark Kroeker. Motion carried. This is a cost share with the NRD.


Matt Friesen made a motion to adopt Resolution 2004-02, a resolution to continue an interlocal agreement between the Rural Apprehension Program (RAP) and the Henderson Police Department for $493.00. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Absent: Mark Kroeker. Motion carried.


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


Connie Brown, City Clerk