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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, October 8, 2007

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

NOTICE is hereby given of a regular meeting of the Nederland City Council to be held Monday, October 8, 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

    Recognition of retiree James Alexis.

  4. PROCLAMATION 

    Consider action proclaiming October 2007 as "Domestic Violence Awareness Month" in Nederland, Texas.
     

  5. STREET CLOSURE

    Consider action authorizing the closure of the 1100 and 1200 blocks of Boston Avenue on October 31, 2007, from 5:00-8:00p.m., for Boston Avenue Merchants Association Halloween activities.

  6. REQUESTS

    1. Consider action regarding a request to rescind the previous decision of the City Council to order demolition of the structure at 311 S. 3rd Street.

    2. Consider action regarding a request from Nehemiah's Vision to waive permit fees, Hurricane Rita home repairs.

  7. ELECTION

    Consider action approving Resolution 2007-18, appointing a Presiding Judge and an Alternate Presiding Judge for the November 6, 2007 election.

  8. RESOLUTION

    Consider action approving Resolution No. 2007-19, ratifying the action of the Nederland Economic Development Corporation related to the incentive offered to The Candle Cottage.

  9. BIDS/PROPOSALS

    Consider action authorizing the receipt of bids for site preparation and installation of a generator, Hurricane Rita Disaster Recovery.

  10. CONTRACTS/AGREEMENTS

    Consider action approving a contract with Compliance EnviroSystems, LLC, sewer system smoke testing.

  11. NEDERLAND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

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

  12. PAYMENTS

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

  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, October 8, 2007


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