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

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

Meeting Minutes from Monday, December 13, 2004

REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE

CITY OF NEDERLAND

6:00 p.m. December 13, 2004
  1. MEETING

    The meeting was called to order at 6:00 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 Mayor Nugent to approve the minutes of the December 6, 2004 meeting as written. MOTION CARRIED.
    Ayes: Mayor Nugent, Councilmembers Sawyer, Neal, Radcliff, and Rogers.
    Noes: None.

  3. DEVELOPMENTS

    A motion was made by Councilmember Rogers and seconded by Mayor Nugent to approve a preliminary and final plat of the Stewart Estates Subdivision, as recommended by the Planning and Zoning Commission, located on the corner of Bigelow Street and Holmes Road, described as Tracts 7-A thru 7-H, replat of part of Lots 7 & 8, Block 5, of the Smith-Hodgson Bigelow Truck Farm Subdivision; and, stipulate that individual lot owners will be required to pay for the water and sewer taps. MOTION CARRIED.
    Ayes: Mayor Nugent, Councilmembers Sawyer, Neal, Radcliff, and Rogers.
    Noes: None.

  4. B. A. RITTER SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER

    A motion was made by Councilmember Rogers and seconded by Mayor Nugent to approve the request from the Senior Citizens Center to replace flooring in the ladies' restroom as follows: Assured Environmental Quality, Inc., $1,200.00 for removal of asbestos flooring and disposal; All Seasons Environmental, Inc., $650,00, asbestos abatement consulting and project management; $50.00, Texas Department of Health, mandatory notification fee; and, $314.50, Sherwin Williams, installation of new vinyl flooring; total cost $2,214.50. MOTION CARRIED.
    Ayes: Mayor Nugent, Councilmembers Sawyer, Neal, Radcliff, and Rogers.
    Noes: None.

  5. PAYMENTS

    A motion was made by Councilmember Radcliff and seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Sawyer to approve payments to Excavators & Constructors, Inc. as follows: $110,735.82, drainage improvements, Area 3, Option II; and, $32,865.83, drainage improvements, Area 3. 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 payments to Schaumburg & Polk, Inc. as follows: $365.24, west annexation area water and sewer improvements; and, $720.00, 2005 collection system rehabilitation. MOTION CARRIED.
    Ayes: Mayor Nugent, Councilmembers Sawyer, Neal, Radcliff, and Rogers.
    Noes: None.

  6. 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.

  7. OFFICIALS' COMMENTS

    Andre Wimer, City Manager, reported that he received notification from the City's rate consultants that the PUC has denied the most recent rate increase request from Entergy, Inc., therefore, they have withdrawn their request.

  8. ADJOURN

    There being no further business a motion was made by Mayor Nugent and seconded by Councilmember Radcliff to adjourn the meeting at 6:18 p.m. MOTION CARRIED.
    Ayes: Mayor Nugent, Councilmembers Sawyer, Neal, Radcliff, and Rogers.
    Noes: None.

END Meeting Minutes from Monday, December 13, 2004


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