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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, April 12, 2004

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

NOTICE is hereby given of a regular meeting of the Nederland City Council to be held Monday, April 12, 2004, 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 April 2004 as "Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month" in Nederland, Texas.

  4. INVESTMENT REPORT

    Receive Quarterly Investment Report from the Finance Department.

  5. BIDS/PURCHASES
     
    1. Consider action approving the purchase of rescue air lifting bags for the Fire Department, Department of Homeland Security Grant, 2003.
       
    2. Consider action approving the purchase of Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus cylinders for the Fire Department, FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant, 2003.
       
    3. Consider action authorizing the advertisement of bids for Allan Meadows drainage improvements.
       
  6. STREET LIGHT REQUEST

    Consider action authorizing the installation of a street light near 2115 Avenue D.

  7. STREET PROGRAM

    Consider action approving the 2004 street program.

  8. ZONING ORDINANCE

    Discussion regarding potential amendments to Zoning Ordinance No. 2001-17, Section 18, requirements governing lot size.

  9. PAYMENTS
     
    1. Consider approval of a payment to Neches Engineers in the amount of $2,522.55, Fire Station structural investigation.
       
    2. Consider approval of a payment to d.p. Consulting Engineers, Inc. in the amount of $1,281.00, Boston Avenue rehabilitation project.
       
    3. Consider approval of a payment to d.p. Consulting Engineers, Inc. in the amount of $1,930.80, Allan Meadows drainage study.
       
    4. Consider approval of a payment to d.p. Consulting Engineers, Inc. in the amount of $1,428.00, upper Main C drainage improvements.
       
    5. Consider approval of a payment to Schaumburg & Polk, Inc. in the amount of $4,971.96, 2002-2003 wastewater collection system improvements (Year 5).
       
    6. Consider approval of a payment to Schaumburg & Polk, Inc. in the amount of $846.80, S. 5th Street sewer rehabilitation.
       
    7. Consider approval of a payment to Schaumburg & Polk, Inc. in the amount of $11,265.00, smoke testing.
       
    8. Consider approval of a payment to Brystar Contracting, Inc. in the amount of $108,651.14, S. 5th Street sewer rehabilitation.
       
    9. Consider approval of the bills for the month of March.
       
  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. Litigation against KSA Engineers, Inc. and ALLCO, Inc. regarding water treatment plant
    3. 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, April 12, 2004


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