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City of Nederland Don Albanese, Mayor
Billy Neal, Mayor Pro Tem
Talmadge Austin, Councilmember
Emmett Hollier, Councilmember
Sylvia Root, Councilmember
Christopher Duque, City Manager

P.O. Box 967 * Nederland, Texas 77627 * 409.723.1503 * Fax 409.723.1550
 

Agenda for Monday, August 23, 2004

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

NOTICE is hereby given of a regular meeting of the Nederland City Council to be held Monday, August 23, 2004, 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. REQUESTS
    1. Consider action regarding a request from Ricky Mitchell concerning his mobile home at 2803 Avenue H, #5.
       
    2. Consider action regarding a request from Basil Hortman to waive penalties and interest on a grass lien.
       
  4. PUBLIC HEARING

    Conduct a Public Hearing for the purpose of receiving comments regarding the submission of an application to the Office of Rural Community Affairs for a Texas Community Development Program (TCDP) grant.

  5. WATER TREATMENT

    Presentation by Robert Sangster, Water Treatment Plant Supervisor, concerning water treatment standards and requirements.

  6. RESOLUTION

    Consider action approving Resolution No. 2004-07, implementing the National Incident Management System (NIMS) in the City of Nederland as initiated by the Department of Homeland Security.

  7. POLICIES/PROCEDURES

    Consider action approving a Fraud Prevention Policy as recommended by Edgar, Kiker & Cross, PC.

  8. BIDS/PROPOSALS

    Consider action authorizing the advertisement of bids for City property on S. 16th Street.

  9. ORDINANCE

    Consider action approving Ordinance No. 2004-07, utility regulations and rates.

  10. BUDGET

    Consider action approving Ordinance No. 2004-08, an appropriation ordinance adopting a budget in accordance with Article VII in the Charter of the City of Nederland.

  11. TAX RATE

    1. Consider action regarding adoption of the proposed tax rate and establishing a date and time for approval.
       
    2. Consider action regarding the proposed tax rate and establishing a date and time for a Public Hearing.
       
    3. Consider action approving Ordinance No. 2004-09, adopting a tax rate of $.658903 per $100 valuation for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2004 and ending September 30, 2005.
       
  12. CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

    Consider approval of the Five Year Capital Improvement Program.

  13. PAYMENTS
     
    1. Consider action approving a payment to Schaumburg & Polk, Inc. in the amount of $18,280.00, 2005 collection system rehabilitation.
       
    2. Consider action approving a payment to Schaumburg & Polk, Inc. in the amount of $841.62, 2002-03 collection system rehabilitation.
       
  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. Appeal of Texas Gas Service Company from the ratesetting actions of the Cities of Nederland, Port Neches, and Groves
    3. IRS issues presented by the Nederland Volunteer Fire Department, 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 23, 2004


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