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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, August 8, 2005

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

NOTICE is hereby given of a regular meeting of the Nederland City Council to be held Monday, August 8, 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. PROCLAMATION

    Consider action proclaiming August 6-14, 2005 as "Knights of Columbus Family Week" in Nederland, Texas.  

  4. LIBRARY

    Consider action approving the Plan of Service for the Marion & Ed Hughes Public Library.

  5. CONTRACTS/AGREEMENTS

    Consider action approving an Advance Funding Agreement, Amendment #1, with the Texas Department of Transportation for the Boston Avenue pavement restoration project.

  6. CITY SERVICES

    Consider action authorizing the Nederland Police Department to escort Nederland High School buses to out of town football games.

  7. PAYMENTS

    1. Consider action approving a payment to Brystar Contracting, Inc. in the amount of $49,864.00, emergency sewer line repair, Verna Drive.
       
    2. Consider action approving payment of the bills for the month of July.
       
  8. PUBLIC HEARING

    Conduct a Public Hearing for the purpose of receiving comments regarding the proposed City of Nederland Fiscal Year 2005-06 Annual Budget.

  9. CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

    Discussion regarding the Five Year Capital Improvement Program.

  10. 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
     
  11. RECONVENE

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

  12. COMMUNICATION

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

  13. RECESS
     
  14. WORK SESSION - 6:00 P.M.

    Conduct a Work Session at the Nederland Economic Development Corporation offices, 1902 Atlanta Avenue, Nederland, Texas for the purpose of discussing Nederland Economic Development Corporation operations, policies, procedures, and economic development issues.

  15. RECONVENE
     
  16. ADJOURN

END Agenda for Monday, August 8, 2005


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