DATE:

 

   06/02/2003

  SUBJECT:  FINAL READING: Ordinance no. 2003-O-130

 

Authorizing the City Manager to accept a grant from the Texas Book Festival in the amount of $2,500.00 and amending the City of Laredo FY 2002-2003 annual budget in the amount of $2,500.00.

 

 

 

 

 

  INITIATED BY:

STAFF SOURCE:

 

Larry Dovalina, City Manager

Janice Weber, Library Director

 

  PREVIOUS COUNCIL ACTION:

 

    Council accepted a grant in the amount of $2,500.00 from the Texas Book Festival on June 17, 2002. 

    These funds were used to purchase Reference books for the Santo Niño Branch Library.

 

 

  BACKGROUND: 

The Texas Book Festival is an annual gift event promoting the enhancement of valuable assets and services provided through Texas Public Libraries.  This year’s total awards exceeded $80,000 to 33 public libraries through out the State. The $2,500 awarded to the Laredo Public Library will be used to purchase Large Print Books for the Bruni Plaza Branch Library.

 

 

  FINANCIAL:

  Increase Bruni Plaza Branch Library Books line items # 101-0000-372-1000 & # 101-3520-552-2302.

 

  RECOMMENDATION:

 

STAFF:

The Library Advisory Committee recommended approval on April 30, 2003.

     Recommend the introduction of the ordinance.

 

ORDINANCE No. 2003-O-130

 

 

AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ACCEPT A   GRANT FROM THE TEXAS BOOK FESTIVAL IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,500.00 AND AMENDING THE CITY OF LAREDO FY 2002-2003 ANNUAL BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,500.00

 

WHEREAS, the City of Laredo seeks all opportunities to augment the information resources provided through the Laredo Public Library, and;

 

WHEREAS, these grant funds will be used to purchase Large Print books for the Bruni Plaza Branch Library, and;

 

 

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

 

1.      The City of Laredo accepts a grant from the Texas Book Festival in the amount of $2,500.00;

2.      The City of Laredo FY 2002-2003 Budget is amended in the amount of $2,500.00.

3.      These funds are to be used to purchase Large Print books for the Bruni Plaza Branch Library.

 

 

PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AND APPROVED BY THE MAYOR

ON  THIS 02  DAY OF JUNE, 2003.

 

 

 

 

 

______________________

ELIZABETH G. FLORES

MAYOR

 

 

ATTEST:

 

______________________

GUSTAVO GUEVARA, JR.

CITY SECRETARY

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM:

 

________________________

JAIME FLORES

CITY ATTORNEY