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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, February 13, 2006

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

NOTICE is hereby given of a regular meeting of the Nederland City Council to be held Monday, February 13, 2006, 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. ELECTION

    Consider action approving Resolution No. 2006-02, calling for an election to be held May 13, 2006 for the purpose of electing a Mayor and two (2) Councilmembers - one from Ward II and one from Ward IV, and appointing a Clerk for Early Voting and a Presiding Judge of the Central Counting Station.

  4. REPORT

    Receive a report from the Police Department as required by Senate Bill 1074.

  5. RESOLUTION

    Consider action approving Resolution No. 2006-03, authorizing participation with other Entergy service area cities in matters by Entergy at the Public Utility Commission of Texas in 2006.

  6. BIDS/PURCHASES

    Consider action approving the purchase of materials for the street program.

  7. LICENSE TO ENCROACH

    Consider action approving Resolution No. 2006-04, authorizing a License to Encroach at 2304 Oak Ridge Avenue and authorizing the City Manager to sign the document if a variance is granted by the City.

  8. APPOINTMENT

    Consider action appointing George Spalding to fill an unexpired term on the Firefighters' Civil Service Commission.

  9. PAYMENTS

    Consider action approving the payments for the month of January.

  10. OPEN MEETINGS TRAINING

    Conduct Open Meetings training.

  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, February 13, 2006


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