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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, December 12, 2005

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

NOTICE is hereby given of a regular meeting of the Nederland City Council to be held Monday, December 12, 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. REQUESTS

    Consider action regarding a request from Summer Ozio, 406 - 10th Street, for an exception to the City of Nederland water billing policy due to circumstances associated with Hurricane Rita.

  4. HURRICANE RITA

    Presentation by the Corps of Engineers regarding the status of debris removal.

  5. DISCUSSION

    Update regarding potential registered sex offender ordinance

  6. BIDS/PURCHASES

    Consider action authorizing the award of bid for water and sewer inventory items.

  7. CONTRACTS/AGREEMENTS

    Consider action renewing a lease agreement with the Mid-County Radio Control Club

  8. ORDINANCES

    1. Consider action approving Ordinance No. 2005-20, suspending the proposed rate increase request submitted by Texas Gas Service and authorizing a review of the filing.
       
    2. Consider action approving Ordinance No. 2005-21, requiring CenterPoint Energy Entex to cease and desist from charging illegal and unlawful rates and requiring refunds.
       
  9. PAYMENTS

    Consider action approving payment of the bills for the month of November.

  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
    3. Appeal of CenterPoint Energy Entex from ratesetting actions of the City of Nederland
       
    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, December 12, 2005


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