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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, January 23, 2006

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

NOTICE is hereby given of a regular meeting of the Nederland City Council to be held Monday, January 23, 2006, 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. HURRICANE RITA

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

  4. STREET CLOSURE

    Consider action authorizing the closure of various City streets for Heritage Festival activities.

  5. WAIVER

    Consider action authorizing the Jefferson County Mosquito Control District to fly at low altitudes as required for the application of pesticides for the control of mosquitoes within the City limits of Nederland.

  6. HAZARD MITIGATION PROJECTS

    Consider action approving the submission of potential projects to the Division of Emergency Management Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.

  7. INVESTMENT REPORT

    Receive Quarterly Investment Report from the Finance Department.

  8. RESOLUTION

    Consider action approving Resolution No. 2006-01, adopting the Regional Hazard Mitigation Action Plan and the Jefferson County Hazard Mitigation Action Plan.

  9. DISCUSSION

    Update regarding potential registered sex offender ordinance.

  10. PAYMENTS

    1. Consider action approving a payment to The LaBiche Architectural Group in the amount of $15,342.01, Hurricane Rita restoration of City buildings.
       
    2. Consider action approving a payment to Neches Engineers in the amount of $9,431.79, Hurricane Rita roof repairs to City buildings.
       
  11. 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
     
    Economic Development Negotiations - Texas Government Code, Chapter 551.087
     
  12. RECONVENE

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

  13. COMMUNICATION

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

  14. ADJOURN

END Agenda for Monday, January 23, 2006


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