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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, May 16, 2005

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

NOTICE is hereby given of a regular meeting of the Nederland City Council to be held Monday, May 16, 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. ELECTION

    1. Canvass election returns of the May 7, 2005 election; swearing in of Councilmembers for Wards I and III.
       
    2. Consider action authorizing the payment of election officials in accordance with the Texas Election Code.
       
    3. Elect Mayor pro tempore in accordance with Section 3.06 of the City Charter.
       
  4. PROCLAMATION

    Consider action proclaiming May 2005 as "Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month".

  5. STREET LIGHTS

    1. Consider action authorizing the installation of a street light at 7635 Holmes/Smith Road.
       
    2. Consider action authorizing the installation of a street light in the 700 block of S. 12th Street.
       
  6. BIDS/PURCHASES
     
    1. Consider action authorizing the purchase of a gas boiler for City Hall.
       
    2. Consider action authorizing the advertisement of bids to relocate a sewer force main.
       
  7. PAYMENTS
     
    1. Consider action approving a payment to d.p. Consulting Engineers, Inc. in the amount of $935.00, upper Main "C" drainage improvements.
       
    2. Consider action approving a payment to Soutex Surveyors, Inc. in the amount of $2,500.00, 2005 sewer line rehabilitation.
       
    3. Consider action approving a payment to Schaumburg & Polk, Inc. in the amount of $3,420.00, FY 2005 wastewater rehabilitation.
       
    4. Consider action approving payment of the bills for the month of April.
       
  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, May 16, 2005


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