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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 27, 2004

NEDERLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

NOTICE is hereby given of a regular meeting of the Nederland City Council to be held Monday, September 27, 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. PROCLAMATION

    Consider action proclaiming October 3-9, 2004 as "Fire Prevention Week" in Nederland, Texas.

  4. STREET CLOSURES
     
    1. Consider action authorizing the closure of 14th Street, from Boston Avenue to Chicago Avenue, on October 5, 2004, from 5:00-9:00 p.m., for Fire Prevention Week activities.
       
    2. Consider action authorizing the closure of 13th Street, from Atlanta Avenue to Nederland Avenue, on October 23, 2004, from 7:00 a.m-5:00 p.m., for First United Methodist Church Harvest Festival activities.
       
  5. DONATION

    Consider action accepting a 1996 Ford Aerotech from Gold Star EMS.

  6. RESOLUTIONS
     
    1. Consider action approving Resolution No. 2004-09, adopting the Southeast Texas Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan for Jefferson County as the official Plan of the City of Nederland.
       
    2. Consider action approving Resolution No. 2004-10, authorizing the submission of a Texas Community Development Program Application to the Office of Rural Community Affairs for the community development project fund.
       
  7. POLICIES/PROCEDURES

    Review Investment Policy.

  8. BUDGET
     
    1. Consider action approving amendments to the FY 2003-04 budget.
       
    2. Consider action approving Ordinance No. 2004-12, amending the FY 2003-04 budget.
       
    3. Consider action approving Ordinance No. 2004-13, declaring certain utility accounts as uncollectible.
       
  9. STREET LIGHT REQUEST

    Consider action authorizing the installation of a street light at 823 Boston Avenue.

  10. REQUEST

    Consider action regarding a request from the Nederland Little Dribblers to utilize the Nederland Recreation Center gym and to waive rental fees.

  11. PAYMENTS

    Consider action approving a payment to d.p. Consulting Engineers, Inc. in the amount of $1,035.00, upper Main C drainage improvements.

  12. 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
     
  13. RECONVENE

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

  14. NEDERLAND VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT, INC. BANK ACCOUNT

    Consider action regarding Nederland Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. "Command Van Account" #795-0165162.

  15. COMMUNICATION

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

  16. ADJOURN

END Agenda for Monday, September 27, 2004


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