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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, September 26, 2005

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

NOTICE is hereby given of a regular meeting of the Nederland City Council to be held Monday, September 26, 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. PROCLAMATION

    Consider action proclaiming October 8, 2005 as "Texas Artists Museum Day" in Nederland, Texas.

  4. ORDINANCE

    Consider action approving Ordinance No. 2005-16, adopting a tax rate for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2005 and ending September 30, 2006.

  5. 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.
       
  6. BIDS/PROPOSALS

    Consider action authorizing the award of bid for effluent troughs for the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

  7. 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.
  8. BUDGET

    1. Consider action approving amendments to the FY 2004-05 budget.
       
    2. Consider action approving Ordinance No. 2005-17, amending the FY 2004-05 budget.
       
    3. Consider action approving Ordinance No. 2005-18, declaring certain utility accounts as uncollectible.
       
  9. PAYMENTS

    1. Consider action approving a payment to Schaumburg & Polk, Inc. in the amount of $560.40, west annexation water and sewer improvements.
       
    2. Consider action approving a payment to Schaumburg & Polk, Inc. in the amount of $1,800.00, FY 2005 wastewater system rehabilitation.
       
    3. Consider action approving a payment to Brystar Contracting, Inc. in the amount of $55,117.20, FY 2005 wastewater system rehabilitation.
       
    4. Consider action approving a payment to Soutex Surveyors, Inc. in the amount of $5,500.00, 2005-II sewer line rehabilitation.
       
  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. ADJOURN

END Agenda for Monday, September 26, 2005


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