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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, February 27, 2006

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

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

    Consider action proclaiming February 28, 2006, as "Read Across America Day" in Nederland, Texas.

  4. PUBLIC HEARING

    Conduct a Public Hearing to discuss and take possible action on Application and/or Resolution in regards to the Office of Rural Community Affairs Hurricane Disaster Relief Fund.

  5. DISCUSSION

    Discussion regarding proposed registered sex offender ordinance.

  6. STREET PROGRAM

    Consider approval of the 2006 Street Program.

  7. WATER AND SEWER
     
    1. Consider action accepting two (2) easements from the Nederland Economic Development Corporation.
       
    2. Consider action accepting a sewer line; a water line and fire hydrant, and a water line from the Nederland Economic Development Corporation.
       
  8. BIDS/PURCHASES

    Consider action awarding a bid for repairs to the Fire Station.

  9. CONTRACTS/AGREEMENTS
     
    1. Consider action approving an agreement with DSR & Associates for inspection of the Hardy Avenue water tower.
       
    2. Consider action approving an agreement with DSR & Associates for hurricane-related repairs to the S. 5th Street and Canal Avenue water towers.
       
    3. Consider action approving a contract with the Houston Area Library Automated Network (HALAN) for an integrated library operating system.
       
    4. Consider action approving a contract with d.p. Consulting Engineers, Inc. for engineering services associated with the City's FY 2006 Texas Community Development Program Grant.
       
  10. TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

    Consider action approving Resolution No. 2006-05 designating signatories for the City's FY 2006 Texas Community Development Program Grant project.

  11. PAYMENTS
     
    1. Consider action approving a payment to Neches Engineers in the amount of $1,104.14, Hurricane Rita roof repairs to City buildings.
       
    2. Consider action approving a payment to The LaBiche Architectural Group, Inc. in the amount of $6,252.50, Hurricane Rita restoration of City buildings.
       
    3. Consider action approving a payment to Galveston Wireless L.L.C. in the amount of $28,578.50, communications tower.
       
  12. 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
     
  13. RECONVENE

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

  14. COMMUNICATION

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

  15. ADJOURN

END Agenda for Monday, February 27, 2006


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