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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
 

Agenda for Monday, February 9, 2004

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

NOTICE is hereby given of a regular meeting of the Nederland City Council to be held Monday, February 9, 2004, 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. PUBLIC HEARING

    Conduct a Public Hearing for the purpose of receiving comments regarding rehabilitation or condemnation and demolition of an abandoned structure at 711 14th Street.

  4. ABANDONED AND DILAPIDATED STRUCTURE

    Consider action regarding the rehabilitation or condemnation and demolition of an abandoned and dilapidated structure at 711 14th Street.

  5. REQUESTS

    1. Consider action authorizing the closure of various City streets for Heritage Festival activities.
       
    2. Consider action concerning a request from Jeff Darby to decrease the width of the easement along 27th Street in the Christina Court Subdivision.
       
  6. SMOKE TESTING

    Receive and review smoke testing report as prepared by Schaumburg & Polk, Inc.

  7. DRAINAGE

    Receive and review drainage study for Allan Meadows Subdivision as prepared by d.p. Consulting Engineers, Inc.

  8. AUDIT

    Consider acceptance of the FY 2002-2003 audit as prepared by Edgar, Kiker & Cross, PC.

  9. RESOLUTION

    Consider action approving Resolution No. 2004-02, calling for an election to be held May 15, 2004 for the purpose of electing a Mayor and two (2) Councilmembers - one from Ward II and one from Ward IV, and appointing a Presiding Judge, Alternate Presiding Judge, and Clerk for Early Voting and Presiding Judge of the Central Counting Station.

  10. BIDS/PROPOSALS

    Consider action awarding bid for a vehicle exhaust system for the Fire Department.

  11. CONTRACTS/AGREEMENTS

    Consider action approving an agreement with Tower Medical Center of Nederland.

  12. PAYMENTS

    1. Consider action authorizing payment to d.p. Consulting Engineers, Inc. in the amount of $1,414.00, upper Main C drainage improvements.
       
    2. Consider action authorizing payment to d.p. Consulting Engineers, Inc. in the amount of $1,375.00, Boston Avenue pavement rehabilitation project.
       
    3. Consider action authorizing payment to d.p. Consulting Engineers, Inc. in the amount of $4,550.00, Allan Meadows drainage study.
       
    4. Consider action authorizing payment to Excavators & Constructors, Inc. in the amount of $159,167.96, drainage improvements, Area 3.
       
    5. Consider action authorizing payment of the bills for the month of January.
       
  13. 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.

    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. Litigation against KSA Engineers, Inc. and ALLCO, Inc. regarding water treatment plant
    3. 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
     
  14. RECONVENE

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

  15. COMMUNICATION

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

  16. ADJOURN

END Agenda for Monday, February 9, 2004


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