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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, September 24, 2007

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

NOTICE is hereby given of a regular meeting of the Nederland City Council to be held Monday, September 24, 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. PROCLAMATION

    Consider action proclaiming September 28, 2007 as "1957 Nederland Bulldogs Class AAA State Football Champions Day" in Nederland, Texas.

  4. REQUESTS

    Consider action regarding a request from Ridgewood Christian School to utilize Doornbos Park for a Bike-a-Thon, waiving the prohibition against bicycles on park sidewalks, and waiving the prohibition against sales in the park.

  5. ABANDONED AND DILAPIDATED STRUCTURES

    Consider action regarding a request to rescind the previous decision of the City Council to order demolition of the structure at 804 S. Twin City Highway.

  6. BIDS/PROPOSALS

    Consider action authorizing the receipt of bids for demolition of structures previously approved for removal by the City Council.

  7. BUDGET

    1. Consider action approving Ordinance No. 2007-11, amending the FY 06-07 budget.

    2. Consider action approving Ordinance No. 2007-12, declaring certain utility accounts as uncollectible.


  8. RESOLUTIONS

    1. 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 Rao's Bakery Coffee Cafe.

    2. Consider action approving Resolution No. 2007-15, nominating Charles Lankford as a candidate for the Board of Directors of the Jefferson County Appraisal District.

    3. Consider action approving Resolution No. 2007-16, approving a Cooperative Purchasing Program Agreement between the City of Dallas and the City of Nederland.

    4. Consider action approving Resolution 2007-17, authorizing participation in matters concerning Entergy Gulf States, Inc. at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

  9. CONTRACTS/AGREEMENTS

    Consider action approving a contract with Local Government Services, LLC to conduct an audit of the Time Warner Cable franchise agreement.

  10. POLICIES/PROCEDURES

    Consider action adopting Purchasing Policies and Procedures.

  11. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

    Consider action appointing one (1) person to the Nederland Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors.

  12. PAYMENTS

    1. Consider action approving a payment to Allco, Ltd. in the amount of $20,732.44, 2007 Emergency Sewer Rehabilitation Payment Request No. 2.

    2. Consider action approving a payment to Allco, Ltd. in the amount of $46,542.03, 2007 Sewer Rehabilitation Project Payment Request No. 4.

  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:

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

    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, September 24, 2007


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