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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, May 10, 2004

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

NOTICE is hereby given of a regular meeting of the Nederland City Council to be held Monday, May 10, 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. PRESENTATION

    Presentation by Entergy representatives regarding Team City-Nederland redesignation and introduction of Teen Team City.

  4. PROCLAMATION

    Consider action proclaiming May 10-15, 2004 as "National Tourism Week" in Nederland, Texas.

  5. RESOLUTION

    Consider action approving a Resolution No. 2004-04, endorsing the 10-year initiative to end chronic homelessness.

  6. GROUP HEALTH BENEFITS

    Discussion regarding bids received for employee group health benefits.

  7. ORDINANCE

    Consider action approving Ordinance No. 2004-02, animal control ordinance.

  8. BIDS/PROPOSALS
     
    1. Consider action awarding bid for Allan Meadows drainage improvements.
       
    2. Consider action authorizing the purchase of a cargo trailer for the Fire Department, Department of Homeland Security Grant.
       
  9. GRANTS

    Consider action authorizing the submission of a Tobacco Compliance Grant.

  10. CONTRACTS/AGREEMENTS
     
    1. Consider action approving an amendment to the Jefferson County Rural Fire Prevention District #1 Agreement.
       
    2. Consider action approving an assignment of right-of-way for Conoco Phillips Company.
       
  11. EASEMENT

    Consider action approving an Easement Agreement with the Bell Family Limited Partnership.

  12. STREET LIGHT REQUEST

    Consider action authorizing the installation of a street light at 215 S. 1 1/2 Street.

  13. PAYMENTS
     
    1. Consider approval of a payment to d.p. Consulting Engineers, Inc. in the amount of $1,045.00, upper Main C drainage improvements.
       
    2. Consider approval of a payment to d.p. Consulting Engineers, Inc. in the amount of $1,140.00, Boston Avenue rehabilitation project.
       
    3. Consider approval of a payment to ALLCO, Inc. in the amount of $45,606.24, wastewater plant improvements.
       
    4. Consider approval of a payment to Neches Engineers in the amount of $1,320.00, Fire Station structural investigation.
       
    5. Consider approval of a payment to Neches Engineers in the amount of $697.32, Water Treatment Plant roof design.
       
    6. Consider approval of the bills for the month of April.
       
  14. 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
     
  15. RECONVENE

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

  16. COMMUNICATION

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

  17. ADJOURN

END Agenda for Monday, May 10, 2004


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