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City of Nederland Don Albanese, Mayor
Billy Neal, Mayor Pro Tem
Talmadge Austin, Councilmember
Emmett Hollier, Councilmember
Sylvia Root, Councilmember
Christopher Duque, City Manager

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

Agenda for Monday, February 14, 2005

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

NOTICE is hereby given of a regular meeting of the Nederland City Council to be held Monday, February 14, 2005, 3:00 p.m., at the Nederland City Office Building, 1400 Boston Avenue, Nederland, Texas, for the purpose of considering the following agenda items. The City Council reserves the right to retire into Executive Session concerning any of the agenda items whenever it is considered necessary and legally justified pursuant to Texas Government Code, Chapter 551.

  1. CALL THE MEETING TO ORDER
     
  2. APPROVE THE MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING
     
  3. REQUEST

    Consider a request from Sunoco Partners Marketing & Terminals L.P. for an ad valorem tax abatement.

  4. AUDIT

    Consider acceptance of the FY 2003-04 audit as prepared by Edgar, Kiker & Cross, PC.

  5. INVESTMENT REPORT

    Receive Quarterly Investment Report from the Finance Department.

  6. STREET CLOSURE

    Consider action authorizing the closure of various City streets for Heritage Festival activities.

  7. CONTRACTS/AGREEMENTS

    Consider action amending the Lease Agreement for use of a City building located at 908 Boston Avenue.

  8. LIBRARY

    Consider action authorizing the hiring of a consultant to evaluate the Marion & Ed Hughes Public Library.

  9. DONATION

    Consider action accepting a 2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty rescue truck from the Nederland Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.

  10. GRANT

    Consider action authorizing the submission of an application to the Federal Emergency Management Administration/Department of Homeland Security for the 2005 Assistance to Fire Fighters Grant.

  11. CHANGE ORDER

    Consider action approving Change Order No. 1 with Brystar Contracting, Inc., sewer line replacement.

  12. STREET LIGHT REQUEST

    Consider action authorizing the installation of a street light at S. 15th Street between Avenue K and Avenue M.

  13. POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

    Discussion regarding potential policies regarding special events, street closures, and requests for city services and equipment.

  14. PAYMENTS

    Consider action approving payment of the bills for the month of January.

  15. EXECUTIVE SESSION (No Public Discussion on These Items)

    The City Council will announce that it will go into Executive Session, pursuant to Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code, to discuss matters as specifically listed on the agenda, or as authorized by law.

    Personnel - Texas Government Code, Chapter 551.074

    Discuss personnel - James Harvey
    Discuss personnel - Mike Lovelady
     
    Real Property - Texas Government Code, Chapter 551.072

    Discuss acquisition, exchange, sale, and/or release of property.
     
    Litigation - Texas Government Code, Chapter 551.071

    Discuss pending and threatened litigation:
    1. City of Nederland v. Entergy Gulf States, Entergy, Inc. and Entergy Services, Inc.
    2. Appeal of Texas Gas Service Company from the ratesetting actions of the Cities of Nederland, Port Neches, and Groves
       
    Consultation with City Attorney - Texas Government Code, Chapter 551.071
     
  16. RECONVENE

    Reconvene into regular session and discuss and take action, if any, on items discussed in Executive Session.

  17. COMMUNICATION

    Receive comments from Mayor, City Council, and City Manager.

  18. ADJOURN

END Agenda for Monday, February 14, 2005


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