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
- CALL THE MEETING TO ORDER
- APPROVE THE MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING
Consider a request from Sunoco Partners Marketing & Terminals L.P. for an ad valorem tax
Consider acceptance of the FY 2003-04 audit as prepared by Edgar, Kiker & Cross, PC.
Receive Quarterly Investment Report from the Finance Department.
Consider action authorizing the closure of various City streets for Heritage Festival
Consider action amending the Lease Agreement for use of a City building located at 908 Boston
Consider action authorizing the hiring of a consultant to evaluate the Marion & Ed Hughes Public
Consider action accepting a 2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty rescue truck from the Nederland Volunteer
Fire Department, Inc.
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.
Consider action approving Change Order No. 1 with Brystar Contracting, Inc., sewer line
STREET LIGHT REQUEST
Consider action authorizing the installation of a street light at S. 15th Street between Avenue K
and Avenue M.
POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Discussion regarding potential policies regarding special events, street closures, and requests
for city services and equipment.
Consider action approving payment of the bills for the month of January.
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:
- City of Nederland v. Entergy Gulf States, Entergy, Inc. and Entergy Services, Inc.
- 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
Reconvene into regular session and discuss and take action, if any, on items discussed in
Receive comments from Mayor, City Council, and City Manager.
END Agenda for Monday, February 14, 2005