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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 12, 2007

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

NOTICE is hereby given of a regular meeting of the Nederland City Council to be held Monday, February 12, 2007, 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. REQUEST

    Consider action approving a request from Marty Byrd, Little League Red Sox, to utilize the softball field at Doornbos Park.

  4. REPORT

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

  5. DEMOLITION

    Consider action rescinding demolition order for 2223 Nederland Avenue.

  6. ORDINANCES

    Consider action approving Ordinance No. 2007-01, establishing prohibitions against dogs at large, establishing restrictions on dangerous dogs, and prohibiting public nuisances involving animals.

  7. HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE
     
    1. Consider action approving a contract with City-County Benefits Services to assist with the preparation and evaluation of bids for employee health and dental insurance.
       
    2. Consider action appointing Terry Hale of City-County Benefits Services as the agent of record for the purpose of managing the competitive bid process for employee group benefits.
       
    3. Consider action authorizing the advertisement of bids for employee health and dental insurance.
       
  8. RESOLUTIONS
     
    1. Consider action approving Resolution No. 2007-03, requesting the grant period for Social Services Block Grant funding be extended.
       
    2. Consider action approving Resolution No. 2007-04, authorizing participation in a joint coalition of cities to address common concerns regarding natural gas service issues.
       
    3. Consider action approving Resolution No. 2007-05, establishing a neighborhood empowerment zone under Chapter 378 of the local government code and approving an agreement with Warren Holdings, Inc.
       
  9. ELECTION

    Consider action approving Resolution No. 2007-06, appointing a Presiding Judge and an Alternate Presiding Judge for the May 12, 2007 election.

  10. BIDS/PURCHASES
     
    1. Consider action authorizing the advertisement of bids for pipe bursting associated with the replacement of sanitary sewer lines.
       
    2. Consider action approving the purchase of a pool filter for the swimming pool.
       
    3. Consider action approving the construction of a fence at Ritter Park.
       
  11. CONTRACTS/AGREEMENTS
     
    1. Consider action approving a Memorandum of Understanding with the Federal Bureau of Investigations regarding participation in the Safe Streets Task Force.
       
    2. Consider action approving an agreement with Warren Holdings, Inc concerning projects within the neighborhood empowerment zone.
       
    3. Consider action approving an agreement with Texas Aquatic Supply for installation of a pool filter for the swimming pool.
       
  12. PAYMENTS
     
    1. Consider action approving a payment to Neches Engineers in the amount of $7,076.78, windstorm certifications.
       
    2. Consider action approving a payment to The LaBiche Architectural Group, Inc. in the amount of $1,183.73, Hurricane Rita restoration to City buildings.
       
    3. Consider action approving a payment to d.p. Consulting Engineers, Inc. in the amount of $2,500, FY 2006 Water/Sewer Improvements Project.
       
    4. Consider action approving payment of the bills for the month of January.
       
  13. 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
     
  14. RECONVENE

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

  15. COMMUNICATION

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

  16. ADJOURN

END Agenda for Monday, February 12, 2007


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