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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, August 27, 2007

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

NOTICE is hereby given of a regular meeting of the Nederland City Council to be held Monday, August 27, 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. PUBLIC HEARINGS
     
    1. Conduct a Public Hearing for the purpose of discussing and receiving comments regarding the proposed tax rate of $0.594830/$100 assessed valuation for FY 07-08.
       
    2. Conduct a Joint Public Hearing with the Planning and Zoning Commission to consider the rezoning of property located at 2704 Avenue H described as Lot 2, Block 2, Hillcrest 2nd Addition, from Multi Family Zoning to Neighborhood Retail Zoning.
       
  4. ZONING

    Consider action authorizing the zoning of property, described as Lot 2, Block 2, Hillcrest 2nd Addition, from Multi Family Zoning to Neighborhood Retail Zoning.

  5. COMMENTS

    Receive comments from Arkeen Enterprises regarding the properties located at 804 South Twin City Highway and 1208 South Twin City Highway.

  6. STREET MAINTENANCE SALES TAX
     
    1. Receive comments from Tracie Killian, Executive Director of the Nederland Economic Development Corporation, requesting that the City Council cancel the street maintenance sales tax election scheduled for November 6, 2007.
       
    2. Consider action approving Ordinance No. 2007-10, canceling the street maintenance sales tax election scheduled for November 6, 2007.
       
    3. Consider action terminating a contract with Diebold Election Systems, Inc. for election related services associated with the street maintenance sales tax election.
       
  7. BUDGET

    Consider action approving Ordinance No. 2007-06, an appropriation ordinance adopting a budget in accordance with Article VII in the Charter of the City of Nederland.

  8. ORDINANCES
     
    1. Consider action approving an amendment to Ordinance No. 107, establishing a no parking area on Memphis Avenue.
       
    2. Consider action approving Ordinance No. 2007-09, utility rates and regulations.
       
  9. REQUEST

    Consider action approving a request from Marty Byrd, Nederland South Little League, for utility reimbursement.

  10. CITY OF NEDERLAND EMPLOYEE BENEFITS TRUST
     
    1. Recess Regular Meeting of the City of Nederland City Council to convene a meeting of the City of Nederland Employee Benefits Trust to award bids for Life/AD&D insurance.
       
    2. Reconvene the Regular Meeting of the City of Nederland City Council.
       
  11. RESOLUTION

    Consider action approving Resolution No. 2007-13, ratifying the action of the Nederland Economic Development Corporation related to the incentive offered to All Pro Audio, Inc.

  12. LIBRARY

    Consider action authorizing the submission of a grant to the Hebert Foundation for the Marion & Ed Hughes Public Library.

  13. CONTRACTS/AGREEMENTS

    Consider action approving a contract with American Traffic Solutions, Inc. for red light traffic enforcement cameras.

  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:

    City of Nederland v. Entergy Gulf States, Entergy, Inc. and Entergy Services, Inc.
     
    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, August 27, 2007


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