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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, March 14, 2005

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

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

    Conduct a Public Hearing for the purpose of receiving comments regarding rehabilitation or condemnation and demolition of abandoned and dilapidated structures at the following addresses:

    3415 Nashville Avenue
    304 Nederland Avenue
    819 Chicago Avenue

  4. ABANDONED AND DILAPIDATED STRUCTURES
     
    1. Consider action regarding the rehabilitation or condemnation and demolition of an abandoned and dilapidated structure at 3415 Nashville Avenue.
       
    2. Consider action regarding the rehabilitation or condemnation and demolition of an abandoned and dilapidated structure at 304 Nederland Avenue.
       
    3. Consider action regarding the rehabilitation or condemnation and demolition of an abandoned and dilapidated structure at 819 Chicago Avenue.
       
  5. CONTRACTS/AGREEMENTS
     
    1. Consider action appointing an auditing firm to perform the City's audit for FY 2004-05.
       
    2. Consider action approving an agreement with Tower Medical Center of Nederland.
       
    3. Consider action approving a contract with Soutex Surveyors, Inc. for surveying services.
       
  6. BIDS/PROPOSALS
     
    1. Consider action awarding a proposal for janitorial services.
       
    2. Consider action authorizing the advertisement of bids for employee health insurance, dental insurance, and long term disability insurance.
       
  7. PAYMENTS
     
    1. Consider action approving a payment to Brystar Contracting, Inc. in the amount of $125,802.42, wastewater collection system rehabilitation FY 2005.
       
    2. Consider action approving a payment to d.p. Consulting Engineers, Inc. in the amount of $1,225.00, upper Main C drainage improvements.
       
    3. Consider action approving payment of the bills for the month of February.
       
  8. 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. 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
     
  9. RECONVENE

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

  10. COMMUNICATION

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

  11. ADJOURN

END Agenda for Monday, March 14, 2005


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