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City of Nederland R. A. "Dick" Nugent, Mayor
Don Albanese, Mayor Pro Tem
Talmadge Austin, Councilmember
Billy Neal, Councilmember
Craig J. Belaire, Councilmember
Christopher Duque, City Manager

P.O. Box 967 * Nederland, Texas 77627 * 409.723.1503 * Fax 409.723.1550
 

Agenda for Monday, October 10, 2005

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

NOTICE is hereby given of a regular meeting of the Nederland City Council to be held Monday, October 10, 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. STREET CLOSURES

    1. Consider action authorizing the closure of 1100 block of Boston Avenue on October 31, 2005, from 5:30-8:00 p.m., for Boston Avenue Merchants' Association Halloween activities.
       
    2. Consider action authorizing the closure of Franklin Avenue, between 12th and 13th Streets, on October 27, 2005 from 3:00-9:00 p.m. for Langham Elementary School's Annual Fall Carnival.
       
  4. COMMENTS

    Receive comments from Vera LeBlanc, 1517 Franklin Avenue, regarding Ordinance No. 134, animal control.

  5. STREET CLOSURES

    1. Consider action authorizing the closure of 14th Street, from Boston Avenue to Chicago Avenue, on October 11, 2005, from 5:00-9:00 p.m., for Fire Prevention Week activities.
       
    2. Consider action authorizing the closure of 13th Street, from Atlanta Avenue to Nederland Avenue, on October 1, 2005, from 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., for First United Methodist Church Harvest Festival activities.
       
  6. RESOLUTIONS

    1. Consider action approving Resolution No. 2005-15, ratifying the action of the Nederland Economic Development Corporation related to the incentive offered to Golden Triangle Specialty Medical Center dba Promise Specialty Hospital of Southeast Texas.
       
    2. Consider action approving Resolution No. 2005-16, ratifying the action of the Nederland Economic Development Corporation related to the incentive offered to A & J Ladies, L.L.C. dba Bath Junkie-Mid County.
       
  7. HURRICANE RITA

    1. Discuss and consider waiving permit fees as a result of the declared state of disaster for the City of Nederland resulting from Hurricane Rita.
       
    2. Discuss and consider waiving permits, permit fees, and inspections associated with repairs to residential electrical meter cans and risers as a result of the declared state of disaster for the City of Nederland resulting from Hurricane Rita.
       
    3. Discuss and consider adopting a one time variance to the Code of Ordinances, parking of travel trailers as a result of the declared state of disaster for the City of Nederland resulting from Hurricane Rita.
       
    4. Discuss and consider waiving penalties and cut-offs for late payment of water, sewer and sanitation bills, as a result of the declared state of disaster for the City of Nederland resulting from Hurricane Rita.
       
  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, October 10, 2005


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