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City of Nederland R. A. "Dick" Nugent, Mayor
Don Albanese, Mayor Pro Tem
Talmadge Austin, Councilmember
Billy Neal, Councilmember
Craig J. Belaire, Councilmember
Christopher Duque, City Manager

P.O. Box 967 * Nederland, Texas 77627 * 409.723.1503 * Fax 409.723.1550
 

Meeting Minutes from Monday, December 6, 2004

REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE

CITY OF NEDERLAND

3:00 p.m. December 6, 2004
  1. MEETING

    The meeting was called to order at 3:00 p.m. by Mayor R. A. Nugent at the Nederland City Office Building, 1400 Boston Avenue, Nederland, Texas. See attached for quorum.

  2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

    A motion was made by Councilmember Radcliff and seconded by Councilmember Neal to approve the minutes of the November 22, 2004 as written. MOTION CARRIED.
    Ayes: Mayor Nugent, Councilmembers Sawyer, Neal, Radcliff, and Rogers.
    Noes: None.

  3. BIDS/PROPOSALS

    A motion was made by Mayor Pro Tem Sawyer and seconded by Councilmember Rogers to award bids received for water and sewer inventory items to Golden Triangle Pipe, Beaumont, TX, in the amount of $87,746.55. MOTION CARRIED.
    Ayes: Mayor Nugent, Councilmembers Sawyer, Neal, Radcliff, and Rogers.
    Noes: None.

  4. CONTRACTS/AGREEMENTS

    A motion was made by Councilmember Rogers and seconded by Mayor Nugent to approve an Agreed Order with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality concerning water quality standards and previously implemented water treatment process modifications. MOTION CARRIED.
    Ayes: Mayor Nugent, Councilmembers Sawyer, Neal, Radcliff, and Rogers.
    Noes: None.

  5. WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT

    A motion was made by Councilmember Neal and seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Sawyer to approve the purchase of a bar screen waterproof enclosure for the Wastewater Treatment Plant from Infilco Degremont, Richmond, VA, in the amount of $26,501.67. MOTION CARRIED.
    Ayes: Mayor Nugent, Councilmembers Sawyer, Neal, Radcliff, and Rogers.
    Noes: None.

  6. PAYMENTS

    A motion was made by Councilmember Radcliff and seconded by Councilmember Neal to approve a payment to d.p. Consulting Engineers, Inc. in the amount of $1,276.00, upper Main "C" drainage improvements. MOTION CARRIED.
    Ayes: Mayor Nugent, Councilmembers Sawyer, Neal, Radcliff, and Rogers.
    Noes: None.

    A motion was made by Mayor Pro Tem Sawyer and seconded by Councilmember Rogers to approve a payment to ALLCO, Inc. in the amount of $10,754.57, west annexation water and sewer improvements, Phase II. MOTION CARRIED.
    Ayes: Mayor Nugent, Councilmembers Sawyer, Neal, Radcliff, and Rogers.
    Noes: None.

    A motion was made by Councilmember Neal and seconded by Mayor Nugent to approve payment of the bills for the month of November. MOTION CARRIED.
    Ayes: Mayor Nugent, Councilmembers Sawyer, Neal, Radcliff, and Rogers.
    Noes: None.

  7. EXECUTIVE SESSION

    A motion was made by Mayor Nugent and seconded by Councilmember Radcliff to postpone the Executive Session. MOTION CARRIED.
    Ayes: Mayor Nugent, Councilmembers Sawyer, Neal, Radcliff, and Rogers.
    Noes: None.

  8. OFFICIALS' COMMENTS

    Andre Wimer, City Manager, reported that the cost estimate for the engineering and design phase of the potential intersection projects discussed at the last meeting is $96,000. He is recommending that the City continue to discuss with TxDOT the matter of 100% funding for the intersection projects. He added that staff is recommending that the project not be done at this time.

    Mr. Wimer also reported that the lighting on Boston Avenue should be working sometime tomorrow.

    Lastly, he reported that the inventory of water meters should be complete soon which will assist in a more accurate cost estimate for the meter replacement program. Further information should be available in January.

  9. ADJOURN

    There being no further business a motion was made by Mayor Nugent and seconded by Councilmember Rogers to adjourn the meeting at 3:27 p.m. MOTION CARRIED.
    Ayes: Mayor Nugent, Councilmembers Sawyer, Neal, Radcliff, and Rogers.
    Noes: None.

END Meeting Minutes from Monday, December 6, 2004


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