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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, September 10, 2007

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

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

    Presentation by Entergy representatives regarding Team City-Nederland redesignation.

  4. TAX RATE

    1. Consider action setting the maintenance and operation portion of the property tax rate at $0.374462 for FY 07-08.

    2. Consider action setting the interest and sinking fund portion of the property tax rate at $0.220368 for FY 07-08.

    3. Consider action approving Ordinance No. 2007-07, adopting the tax rate for fiscal year beginning October 1, 2007 and ending September 30, 2008.

    4. Consider action ratifying the property tax revenue increase reflected in the budget adopted for FY 07-08.


  5. CONTRACTS/AGREEMENTS

    1. Consider action approving an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Port Neches, regarding the Port Security Grant providing for radio and communication system improvements.

    2. Consider action awarding a bid for engineering services associated with the installation of a generator, Hurricane Rita Disaster Recovery.


  6. RESOLUTION 

    Consider action approving Resolution No. 2007-14, ratifying the action of the Nederland Economic Development Corporation related to the incentive offered to Texas Desserts and Coffee Cafe, d/b/a Raos Bakery Coffee Cafe.

  7. NEDERLAND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

    Consider action appointing two (2) persons to the Nederland Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors.

  8. PAYMENTS 

    Consider action approving the payment of the bills for the month of August.

  9. 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
     

  10. RECONVENE

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

  11. COMMUNICATION

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

  12. ADJOURN

END Agenda for Monday, September 10, 2007


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