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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 28, 2005

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

NOTICE is hereby given of a regular meeting of the Nederland City Council to be held Monday, March 28, 2005, 6:00 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. RECOGNITION

    Recognition of Cub Scout Pack 232.

  4. VARIANCE

    Consider action approving a variance to the Subdivision Ordinance, Section 94.29(g)(2), as recommended by the Planning and Zoning Commission.

  5. SUBDIVISIONS

    Consider action accepting improvements in Sanders Business Park.

  6. PARKING

    Discussion of areas currently designated "no-parking" and proposed revisions to these areas.

  7. ORDINANCE

    Consider action approving Ordinance No. 2005-08, authorizing the issuance of City of Nederland, Texas Tax Anticipation Notes, Series 2005, specifying the terms and features of said Notes; levying a continuing direct annual ad valorem tax for the payment of the principal of and interest on said Notes; and resolving other matters in connection therewith.

  8. BIDS/PURCHASES

    Consider action authorizing repair work on the S. 5th Street water storage tank.

  9. CONTRACTS/AGREEMENTS

    Consider action authorizing Brystar Contracting, Inc. to replace approximately 1,000 feet of sewer line near Verna Drive, and declaring an emergency.

  10. PAYMENTS
     
    1. Consider action approving a payment to Don S. Reichle & Associates, Inc. in the amount of $1,750.00, S. 5th Street water tower.
       
    2. Consider action approving a payment to Schaumburg & Polk, Inc. in the amount of $1,080.00, 2005 collection system rehabilitation.
       
    3. Consider action approving a payment to Schaumburg & Polk, Inc. in the amount of $16,266.48, Beauxart Garden Road improvements.
       
    4. Consider action approving a payment to Excavators & Constructors, Inc. in the amount of $38,218.77, drainage improvements, Area 3, Option II.
       
  11. 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 - 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
     
  12. RECONVENE

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

  13. COMMUNICATION

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

  14. ADJOURN

END Agenda for Monday, March 28, 2005


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