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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, July 25, 2005

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

NOTICE is hereby given of a regular meeting of the Nederland City Council to be held Monday, July 25, 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. PRESENTATION

    Recognition of retiree: Sonya Willis.  

  4. COMMENTS

    Receive comments from Carolyn Guidry, Jefferson County Clerk, regarding the proposed election system.

  5. STOP SIGNS

    Discussion regarding the placement of stop signs on S. 29th Street.

  6. LICENSES TO ENCROACH

    1. Consider action approving Resolution No. 2005-11, authorizing a License to Encroach at 1524 Hamilton Court and authorizing the City Manager to sign the document if a variance is granted by the City.
       
    2. Consider action approving Resolution No. 2005-12, authorizing a License to Encroach at 1204 North 23rd Street and authorizing the City Manager to sign the document if a variance is granted by the City.
       
  7. INVESTMENT REPORT

    Receive the Quarterly Investment Report from the Finance Director.

  8. RESOLUTION

    Consider action approving Resolution No. 2005-13, suspending the proposed rate schedule change by CenterPoint Energy.

  9. GRANT

    Consider action authorizing the submission of a grant to the Hebert Foundation for the Marion & Ed Hughes Public Library.

  10. PAYMENTS

    Consider action approving a payment to Schaumburg & Polk, Inc. in the amount of $5,512.54, Beauxart Garden Road improvements.

  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.

    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, July 25, 2005


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