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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 22, 2007

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

NOTICE is hereby given of a regular meeting of the Nederland City Council to be held Monday, January 22, 2007, 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. JOINT PUBLIC HEARING
     
    1. Conduct a Joint Public Hearing for the purpose of receiving comments regarding the rezoning of the property described as Lots 1-10, Block 2, of the J.D. Ford Addition, from Light Industrial Zoning to Single-Family Residential Zoning.
       
    2. Conduct a Joint Public Hearing for the purpose of receiving comments regarding the rezoning of the property described as Lot 11, Lot 12; Tracts 1-4; Lot 13 Tracts 2-9, Pleasant Home Addition and Lot 40, Lots 41-43 Tract 2; Lots 44-45 Tracts 1-3; Lots 46-48; Lots 52-55; Lot 56 Tracts 1&2; and Lots 57-67, Pleasant Home Replat Addition from Single-Family Residential Zoning to Multi-Family Residential Zoning.
       
    3. Conduct a Joint Public Hearing for the purpose of receiving comments regarding the establishment of Single-Family Residential Zoning for the area annexed by the City of Nederland on October 9, 2006.
       
  4. ZONING/REZONING
     
    1. Consider action regarding a request to rezone the property described as Lots 1-10, Block 2, of the J.D. Ford Addition, from Light Industrial Zoning to Single-Family Residential Zoning
       
    2. Consider action regarding a request to rezone the property described as Lot 11, Lot 12; Tracts 1-4; Lot 13 Tracts 2-9, Pleasant Home Addition and Lot 40, Lots 41-43 Tract 2; Lots 44-45 Tracts 1-3; Lots 46-48; Lots 52-55; Lot 56 Tracts 1&2; and Lots 57-67, Pleasant Home Replat Addition from Single-Family Residential Zoning to Multi-Family Residential Zoning.
       
    3. Consider action regarding a request to establish Single-Family Residential Zoning for the area annexed by the City of Nederland on October 9, 2006.
       
  5. SUBDIVISION

    Consider action approving the preliminary plat of the Lakes of Nederland subdivision as recommended by the Planning and Zoning Commission.

  6. INVESTMENT REPORT

    Receive Quarterly Investment Report from the Finance Department.

  7. CONTRACTS/AGREEMENTS

    Consider action approving a contract with Severn Trent Environmental Services, Inc. for operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant.

  8. PERMITS

    Consider action approving an EMS Provider permit for Acadian Ambulance.

  9. BIDS/PROPOSALS
     
    1. Consider action awarding a proposal for demolition of structures previously approved for removal by the City Council.
       
    2. Consider action awarding a bid for the water and sewer line replacement CDBG project.
       
  10. ELECTION

    Consider action approving Resolution No. 2007-01, calling for an election to be held May 12, 2007 for the purpose of electing two (2) Councilmembers - one from Ward I and one from Ward III, and appointing a Clerk for Early Voting and a Presiding Judge of the Central Counting Station.

  11. 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.

  12. RESOLUTION

    Consider action approving Resolution No. 2007-02, authorizing participation with other Entergy service area cities in matters by Entergy at the Public Utility Commission of Texas in 2007.

  13. STREET PROGRAM

    Consider action approving the 2007 Street Program.

  14. PAYMENTS
     
    1. Consider action approving a payment to Soutex Surveyors, Inc. in the amount of $3,034, Progress Payment No. 1 for 17th Street to 22nd Street sewer line investigation.
       
    2. Consider action approving a payment to Soutex Surveyors, Inc. in the amount of $2,750, Progress Payment No. 2 for 17th Street to 22nd Street sewer line investigation.
       
    3. Consider action approving a payment to N&T Construction Co., Inc. in the amount of $9,622.30, renovations to the Fire Station.
       
    4. Consider action approving a payment to Schaumburg & Polk, Inc. in the amount of $5,580.00, wastewater discharge permit.
       
    5. Consider action approving a payment to Schaumburg & Polk, Inc. in the amount of $10,527.50, Beauxart Garden Road improvements.
       
  15. 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. Consider potential litigation against Galveston Wireless, L.L.C.
       
    Consultation with City Attorney - Texas Government Code, Chapter 551.071
     
  16. RECONVENE

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

  17. COMMUNICATION

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

  18. ADJOURN

END Agenda for Monday, January 22, 2007


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