A special meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Henderson, Nebraska was held at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, September 20, 2010, at the City Hall in Henderson, Nebraska.

            Notice of this meeting was posted at the City Hall and Post Office and published in the September 16, 2010 issue of the Henderson News.

            Mayor Ken Bergen called the meeting to order at 12:00 p.m. and referred to the Open Meetings Law poster at the back of the chamber council. Roll call showed the following present: Mayor Ken Bergen. Council members: Jim Mestl, Scott Erb, Matt Friesen and Deb Friesen. Also present was the city clerk.

            Scott Erb made a motion to open the budget hearing at 12:03 p.m. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Jim Mestl, Matt Friesen and Deb Friesen. Motion carried.

            The budget changes from the budget study meeting were reviewed. As no public was present, Deb Friesen made a motion to close the public hearing at 12:12 p.m. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Deb Friesen, Matt Friesen, Scott Erb and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

            Jim Mestl made a motion to approve an additional 1% increase in the total funds subject to limitation. Scott Erb seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Scott Erb, Deb Friesen and Matt Friesen. Motion carried.

            Matt Friesen made a motion to adopt the 2010-2011 final budget. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen, Scott Erb and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

            Scott Erb made a motion to open the public hearing at 12:15 p.m. regarding setting the final tax request. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll call: Ayes - Scott Erb, Matt Friesen, Jim Mestl and Deb Friesen.

            As no public was present, Jim Mestl made a motion to close the public hearing at 12:22 p.m.

            Jim Mestl made a motion to set the final tax request at .009315. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Jim Mestl, Deb Friesen, Scott Erb, and Matt Friesen. Motion carried.

             Scott Erb made a motion to adopt Ordinance #386, an ordinance to amend Article 4, Section 4.25 of the Henderson City Zoning Code to increase permit fees to $20 for the first $2,000 of the valuation of building project, and an additional $1 for each additional $1,000 of valuation of building project; to repeal all ordinances in conflict herewith; and to provide for the effective date of this ordinance, and to waive the three readings on three different days. Matt Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Jim Mestl. Motion carried.

            Matt Friesen made a motion to adopt ordinance #387, an ordinance to enact a Section to Article 4, Section 4.25 of the Henderson City Zoning Code to provide for a $100 non-refundable fee to be paid for a variance request; to repeal all ordinances in conflict herewith; and to provide for the effective date of this ordinance and to waive the three readings on three different days. Deb Friesen seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Deb Friesen and Jim Mestl. Nays - Scott Erb. Motion carried.

            Scott Erb made a motion to adopt Resolution 2010-08, a resolution to authorize the City to contribute public funds to the Henderson Golf Association, Inc. For the maintenance and operating of the public golf course, and to authorize the Mayor to sign a Supplemental Agreement with the Association to provide for the contribution of public funds for the golf course maintenance and operation. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Scott Erb, Jim Mestl and Matt Friesen. Nays - Deb Friesen. Motion carried.

            Matt Friesen made a motion to adjourn at 12:29 p.m. Jim Mestl seconded. Roll vote: Ayes - Matt Friesen, Jim Mestl, Deb Friesen and Scott Erb. Motion carried.

 

Connie Brown, Clerk