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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, August 22, 2005

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

NOTICE is hereby given of a regular meeting of the Nederland City Council to be held Monday, August 22, 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. BIDS/PROPOSALS

    Consider action authorizing the advertisement of bids for effluent troughs at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

  4. BUDGET

    Consider action approving Ordinance No. 2005-10, an appropriation ordinance adopting a budget in accordance with Article VII in the Charter of the City of Nederland.

  5. TAX RATE

    1. Consider action establishing the proposed tax rate for FY 05-06.
       
    2. Consider action regarding adoption of the proposed FY 05-06 tax rate and establishing a date and time for approval.
       
    3. Consider action regarding discussion on the proposed tax rate and establishing dates and times for Public Hearings.
       
  6. ORDINANCES

    1. Consider action approving Ordinance No. 2005-11, utility regulations and rates.
       
    2. Consider action approving Ordinance No. 2005-12, requiring actions by CenterPoint Energy Entex regarding its proposed change in rates.
       
  7. CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

    Consider approval of the Five Year Capital Improvement Program.

  8. PAYMENTS

    Consider action approving a payment to Schaumburg & Polk, Inc. in the amount of $829.00, Beauxart Garden Road improvements.

  9. 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
     
  10. RECONVENE

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

  11. COMMUNICATION

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

  12. ADJOURN

END Agenda for Monday, August 22, 2005


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