COUNCIL COMMUNICATION

DATE:

 

 5-19-03

SUBJECT:   FINAL READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2003-O-115

Amending the City of Laredo FY 2002-2003 Airport Budget to recognize additional revenues from a Grant Amendment received from the Federal Aviation Administration being Grant Offer No. 3-48-0136-33-02 increasing the amount from $41,626.00 to $63,543.00 an increase of $21,917.00 for the purpose reimbursing the City of Laredo for increased law enforcement services provided by the Laredo Police Department immediately following the tragic event of September 11, 2001.  The grant does not require a local match; providing for an effective date.

 

INITIATED BY:  Cynthia Collazo,

                               Assistant City Manager

STAFF SOURCE:  Jose L. Flores,

                                 Airport Director

 

PREVIOUS ACTION: On May 5, 2003, a Public Hearing was held and the Ordinance was introduced by City Council, and Staff was instructed to proceed.

 

BACKGROUND:  

 

The City of Laredo submitted an application to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requesting reimbursement of increased cost of airport security mandated by FAA as a result of the tragic event of September 11, 2001.

 

This grant is reimbursement for actual services rendered to the airport by the Laredo Police Department as a result of and immediately following the tragic event of  September 11, 2001.

 

The Airport has already been reimbursed for the increased security expenses that it incurred.  The amount of reimbursement totaled $ 41,626.00.

 

 

 

 

 

FINANCIAL:      

Airport Revenues and Expenditures will be amended as follows:

 

                                                  FY 2003                                        FY 2003

                                                  Budget        Amendment       Proposed Budget

242-0000-322-2020 (FAA)                               21,917                     21,917

242-3635-581-1120 (Overtime)       0               21,917                     21,917

 

Grant No. 3-48-0136-33-02 does not require a local match.

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION:

STAFF: Recommends that the City Manager be authorized to accept the amendment to Grant Offer No. 3-48-0136-33-02 from the Federal Aviation Administration.

 

 

 

 

 

ORDINANCE NO. 2003-O-115

 

AMENDING THE CITY OF LAREDO FY 2002-2003 AIRPORT BUDGET TO RECOGNIZE ADDITIONAL REVENUES FROM A GRANT AMENDMENT RECEIVED FROM THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION BEING GRANT OFFER NO. 3-48-0136-33-02 INCREASING THE AMOUNT FROM $41,626.00 TO $63,543.00 AN INCREASE OF $21,917.00 FOR THE PURPOSE OF REIMBURSING THE CITY OF LAREDO FOR INCREASED LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE LAREDO POLICE DEPARTMENT IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE TRAGIC EVENT OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2001.  THE GRANT DOES NOT REQUIRE A LOCAL MATCH; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

 

            WHEREAS, the Federal Aviation Administration has approved an amendment to Grant Offer No. 3-48-0136-33-02 increasing the amount from $41,626.00 to $63,543.00 an increase of $21,917.00 for the purpose of reimbursing the City of Laredo for increased law enforcement services provided to the Airport Department by the Laredo Police Department immediately following the tragic event of September 11, 2001.  The Grant Amendment does not require a local match, and

 

WHEREAS, the Airport Director recommends that the City Council approve the proposed budget amendment to the City of Laredo FY 2002-2003 Airport Budget to recognize the additional revenue and to appropriate like expenditures in furtherance of the development of the Laredo International Airport and as a support to the maintenance and operation of the Laredo International Airport, and

 

            WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Laredo is of the same opinion.

 

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAREDO THAT:

 

Section 1:         The City Manager be and is hereby authorized to amend the City of Laredo FY 2002-2003 Airport Budget to recognize the additional revenues from  an amendment to Grant Offer No. 3-48-0136-33-02 increasing the amount from $41,626.00 to $63,543.00 an increase of $21,917.00 for the purpose of reimbursing the City of Laredo for increased law enforcement services provided to the Airport Department by the Laredo Police Department immediately following the tragic event of September 11, 2001.  The Grant Amendment does not require a local match.

 

Section 2:         This Ordinance shall become effective upon passage hereof.

 

 

 

            PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AND APROVED BY THE MAYOR ON THIS THE ____ DAY OF ________________, 2003.

 

 

 

______________________

ELIZABETH G. FLORES

MAYOR

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

______________________

GUSTAVO GUEVARA, JR.

CITY SECRETARY

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM:

JAIME L. FLORES

CITY ATTORNEY

 

 

BY:_______________________

VALERIA M. ACEVEDO

ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY