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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
 

Meeting Minutes from Monday, April 18, 2005

SPECIAL MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE

CITY OF NEDERLAND

1:00 p.m. April 18, 2005
  1. MEETING

    The special meeting was called to order at 1:00 p.m. by Mayor R. A. Nugent at the Nederland City Office Building, 1400 Boston Avenue, Nederland, Texas. See attached for quorum.

  2. EXECUTIVE SESSION

    The special meeting was recessed at 1:01 p.m. by Mayor Nugent for the purpose of conducting an Executive Session as authorized by Texas Government Code, Chapter 551.074, evaluation of employment and performance: Fire Chief Mike Lovelady.

  3. RECONVENE

    The special meeting was reconvened at 4:10 p.m. by Mayor Nugent.

    A motion was made by Mayor Pro Tem Sawyer and seconded by Councilmember Rogers to place Fire Chief Mike Lovelady on administrative leave with pay indefinitely, effective immediately, for reasons of lack of leadership capabilities, lack of confidence by the City Council, lack of confidence of the Fire Department, and other reasons; and that he be relieved of his duties as Fire Chief/Fire Marshal and Emergency Management Coordinator while on administrative leave. MOTION CARRIED.
    Ayes: Mayor Nugent, Councilmembers Sawyer, Neal, Radcliff, and Rogers. Noes: None.

  4. ADJOURN

    There being no further business a motion was made by Mayor Nugent and seconded by Councilmember Radcliff to adjourn the meeting at 4:15 p.m. MOTION CARRIED.
    Ayes: Mayor Nugent, Councilmembers Sawyer, Neal, Radcliff, and Rogers. Noes: None.

END Meeting Minutes from Monday, April 18, 2005


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