AMENDED AGENDA

 

CITY OF LAREDO

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

A-2002-R-01

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1110 HOUSTON STREET

LAREDO, TEXAS 78040

JANUARY 14, 2002

5:30 P.M.

 

DISABILITY ACCESS STATEMENT

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need auxiliary aid or services are requested to contact Gustavo Guevara, City Secretary at (956) 791-7308 at least two working days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  The accessible entrance and accessible parking spaces are located at City Hall, 1100 Victoria Ave.

 

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I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.         PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.        ROLL CALL

 

IV.       MINUTES

 

Approval of the minutes of November 19, 2001 and November 26, 2001.

 

V.        COMMUNICATIONS AND RECOGNITIONS

 

Announcements

 

Invitations

 

Recognitions

a.      Recognizing Laredo Police Chief Agustin Dovalina, III for being named Administrator of the Year by CLEAT (Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas) at the recent CLEAT Convention in Corpus Christi, Texas.

 

b.      Recognition of Irene Garcia, Oscar “O.J.”  Chavez, and Armando Gonzalez for representing  Laredo at the National Black Belt World Games in Los Angeles, California on December 26, 2001 thru January 1, 2002.

 

Communiqués

 

VI.       APPOINTMENTS TO COMMISSIONS, BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

 

a.      Appointment by Council Member John C. Galo of Francisco Canseco to the City Charter Revision Commission.

b.      Appointment by Council Member Johnny Amaya of Javier Martinez to the City Charter Revision Commission.

c.      Appointment by Mayor Pro-Tempore Eliseo Valdez of Susan Foster to the City Charter Revision Commission.

d.      Appointment by Council Member Jose A. Valdez of Maria de la Luz Flores to the City Charter Revision Commission.

           

VII.      PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

1.         Public hearing and introductory ordinance accepting a grant awarded by the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for the South Texas/Border Region Health Professional Education Initiative for Public Library health related materials and amending the City of Laredo FY 2001-2002 Annual Budget in the amount of $2,000.00.

 

2.         Public hearing and introductory ordinance amending the City of Laredo FY 2001-2002 Annual Budget to appropriate $80,000.00 in the Friends of the Library Fund.

 

3.         Public hearing and introductory ordinance accepting a direct aid grant from the Texas State Library--Lone Star Libraries Program and amending the City of Laredo FY 2001-2002 Annual Budget in the amount of $22,131.00.

 

4.         Public hearing and introductory ordinance amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning Lots 9 and 11, Block 654, Eastern Division, located at 1119 Travis St., from R-3 (Mixed Residential District) to B-1 (Limited Commercial District); providing for publication and effective date.  The Planning and Zoning Commission has recommended approval of the proposed zone change. 

           

5.         Public hearing and introductory ordinance amending the City of Laredo 2001-2002 annual budget by appropriating $612,860.00 from the Bridge System Construction fund balance into the Toll Plaza Improvement Account.  Funding will be used for Bridge I rehabilitation of the bridge deck and removal of submerged concrete components in the river near Bridge I.

 


6.         Public hearing and introductory ordinance establishing a payment plan for cemetery burial plots and services.  Payment plan sets penalty and finance charges assessed on Cemetery Accounts Receivables of 2% for those accounts not liquidated after 90 days and a finance interest rate of 8% per year; providing for effective date and publication.

 

7.         Public hearing and introductory ordinance amending the City of Laredo’s FY 2001-2002 annual budget for the Hazmat Fund to appropriate $150,000.00 from the fund balance to pay a portion of the remodeling cost for the new Environmental Services Department office at 619 Reynolds Street.

 

8.         Public hearing and introductory ordinance authorizing the City Manager to amend and appropriate the FY 2001-2002 annual budget in the amount of $30,000.00 from the Texas Department of Health Local Projects Grant.  The grant award of $30,000.00 will be assigned toward the purchase of an ambulance for the Laredo Fire Department.

 

VIII.     GENERAL COUNCIL DISCUSSIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

 

            9.  A.  Request by Mayor Elizabeth G. Flores

1.      Inform members of the City Council and community about information presented in letter from Mayor Ross C. Anderson of Salt Lake City, Utah.

2.      Discussion with possible action regarding letter to Texas Department of Transportation from the City of Laredo concerning proposed Minute Order 108544 Limiting Frontage Roads.

    

     B.  Request by Council Member Alfredo Agredano

1.      Discussion with possible action on creation of Fourth Fire District.  (co-sponsored by Council Member Louis H. Bruni)

2.      Status report on Century City median.

    

     C.  Request by Council Member Louis H. Bruni

1.      Status report on the lack of water and wastewater infrastructure at Casa Verde Acres.

2.  Status report on empty lot in Los Ebanos Subdivision.

    

     D.  Request by Council Member John C. Galo

1.      Discussion with possible action regarding pigeon problem at the 1400 

     Block of Guadalupe.

2.      Requesting a traffic study on the signalization at the intersections of Market and Seymour and Market and Stone.

3.      Status report on Chacon Creek Project Clean-Up and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Jogging and Bike Trail.


     E.  Request by Council Member Johnny Amaya

1.      Discussion with possible action regarding sidewalk construction projects for District IV.

 

     F.  Request by Council Member Jose A. Valdez, Jr.

1.      Discussion with possible action on the status of CPL Road.

2.      Discussion with possible action on the widening and reconstruction of Markley Street.

3.      Discussion with possible action to provide speed humps on Center Road.

4.      Discussion with possible action on installing flashing beacons on Lafayette Overpass and Rancho Viejo Drive.

 

      G.  Request by Council Member Juan Ramirez

1.      Discussion with possible action regarding burned-out street lights in downtown area.

2.      Discussion with possible action regarding residential parking permits.

              

(Recess)

(Press Availability)

 

IX.       INTRODUCTORY ORDINANCES

 

10.       Authorizing the City Manager to execute a lease with the Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association, Inc., for approximately fifteen (15) acres of concrete ramp located on the southwest cargo ramp of the Air Operations Area of the Laredo International Airport.  Lease term is for one (1) day on February 24, 2002.  City Council finds and declares that a valid public purpose would be served in setting the rental fee at $1.00 plus reimbursement for actual expenses that may be incurred by the Airport Fund for security and clean-up operations during the air show event; providing for an effective date.

 

11.       Authorizing the City Manager to execute a lease with San Antonio MTA, L.P., d/b/a Verizon Wireless for ground space at the McPherson Water Tower located at 8711 McPherson, Laredo, Webb County, Texas and being more fully described in Exhibit “A” of lease agreement to construct on such premises a 120 ft. monopole and related equipment building for use with its communications business.  Term of the lease is for five (5) years commencing January 28, 2002 and ending January 27, 2007 with four (4) successive renewal terms of five (5) years.  Annual base rent shall be $8,400.00 each year during the term of the lease and will be increased by four percent (4%) on each anniversary of the commencement date; providing for effective date.

 

12.       Authorizing the City Manager to execute all necessary documents to effectively convey fee simple title to the “Surface Only”, at its adjusted market value of $4,005.00 for certain property described as a 18,520 sq. ft. more or less, tract of land out of the former section of the 600 Block of Jarvis Avenue between Cleveland Street and the south property line of Block 1292-A, Eastern Division to Jesse J. Martinez, Hector F. Martinez and Jorge R. Martinez provided that the City of Laredo retains a 15-foot wide utility easement; said tract being situated in the Eastern Division, City of Laredo, Webb County, Texas, being described in Exhibit “A” and providing for effective date.

 

13.       Authorizing the City Manager to execute a lease with Jam for George, a non-profit organization, for the El Metro Park & Ride located at 4600 Daugherty for the purpose of holding a concert.  The lease term is for one day beginning Friday, February 15, 2002 at 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 midnight.  Rental fee shall be $1.00.

 

 X.       FINAL READINGS OF ORDINANCES 

 

14.    2002-O-001     Amending the City of Laredo’s FY 2001-2002 Annual Budget  

in the Capital Improvements Fund by appropriating revenues and expenditures in the amount of $80,000.00, which are being donated by Wal-Mart Real Estate Business Trust and Killam Oil Co., Ltd. in order to fund the installation and activation of a traffic signal on Loop 20 at the northern access for the proposed Wal-Mart Super Center to be located at the intersection of Loop 20 and Spur 400, and authorizing the City Manager to implement said budget.  (As Amended)  

 

2002-O-002   Authorizing the City Manager to accept a grant and amend the City of Laredo FY 2001-2002 annual budget in the amount of $111,336.00 from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission for the Children’s Health Insurance Outreach Project (CHIP) of the City of Laredo Health Department for the period beginning February 1, 2002 through August 31, 2003.

 

2002-O-003   Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by authorizing a Conditional Use Permit for a small engine repair business on Lot 7, Block 1800, Eastern Division, located at 2920 Musser St.; providing for publication and effective date.  (As amended)

 

2002-O-004   Amending Ordinance No. 2000-O-306 authorizing the issuance of a Special Use Permit for mini-storage warehouses on Lots 7, 8, 9, and 10 Block 431, Eastern Division, located at 202 W. Saunders St. such that the permit includes a revised site plan; providing for publication and effective date. 

 

2002-O-005   Authorizing the issuance of a Special Use Permit and Drilling Permit to Ocean Energy, Inc. for well re-entry and repairs which do not involve deepening or conversion on Lots 119 through 127, Block 4, Colonia Los Angeles Subdivision, Unit III, located at the 4500 Block of La Joya Lane, known as L.A. Wright-Moon “A” #4 Well; providing for publication and effective date.  (As amended)

 

2002-0-006    Authorizing the issuance of a Special Use Permit to Libcon, Inc. for an above ground fuel storage tank on Lot 5, Block 10, Interamerica Distribution Park, Phase 5, located at 8016 Killam Industrial Blvd.; providing for publication and effective date. 

 

2002-O-007   Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo authorizing the issuance of a Conditional Use Permit for a used car lot on Lot 5, Block 296, Eastern Division, located at 2219 McDonnell Ave; providing for publication and effective date.  (As amended)

 

2002-O-008   Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by authorizing the issuance of a Conditional Use Permit for a meat market on Lot 2 and the South 1/3 or 23.14 feet of Lot 4, Block 1056, Western Division, located at 4201 Flores Ave.; providing for publication and effective date.  (As amended)  

 

2002-O-009   Authorizing the City Manager to execute all necessary documents to effectively convey title to the State of Texas, for the “Surface Only” of two parcels of land acquired in fee simple title, as right-of-way for the Milo Interchange Project, as per Texas Transportation Commission Minute Order No. 107439 and Resolution No. 2001-R-077, as approved by the Laredo City Council; said land parcels being delineated on attached Exhibits “A” & “B”, and providing for an effective date.

 

2002-O-010   Authorizing the City Manager to execute a lease with San Antonio MTA, L.P., d/b/a Verizon Wireless for space at the Airport Water Tower located at 4903 Maher, Laredo, Webb County, Texas and being more fully described in Exhibit “A” of lease agreement for the installation and operation of certain antennae facilities for use with its communications business and a parcel of land within the owned premises for the location of an equipment building and related facilities associated with the antennae facilities.  Term of the lease is ten (10) years commencing January 7, 2002 and ending January 6, 2012 with three (3) successive renewal terms of five (5) years.  Annual base rent shall be $8,400.00 each year during the term of the lease and will be increased by four percent (4%) on each anniversary of the commencement date; providing for effective date.

 

2002-O-011   Authorizing the City Manager to execute a lease with San Antonio MTA, L.P. d/b/a Verizon Wireless for ground space at the Milmo Booster Station located at the corner of San Luis and Milmo, Laredo, Webb County, Texas and being more fully described in Exhibit “A” of lease agreement to construct on such premises a 150 ft. high self-supporting tower and related equipment building for use with its communications business.  Term of the lease is five (5) years commencing January 7, 2002 and ending January 6, 2007 with four (4) successive renewal terms of five (5) years.  Annual base rent shall be $8,400.00 each year during the term of the lease and will be increased by four percent (4%) on each anniversary of the commencement date; providing for effective date.

 

2002-O-012   Amending Chapter 12 of the Code of Ordinances, City of Laredo, Texas to include Article IV to establish fees for fire inspection services and life safety inspections, within the corporate limits of the City of Laredo, Texas.

 

XI.       RESOLUTIONS

 

15.  2002-R-001        Declaring the public necessity to acquire the “Surface Only” of two parcels of land for the San Francisco Javier River Road Extension Project.  Said two parcels being Lot 10, Block 610 and all of Block 680, save and except the mid-fifty feet on Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5, Western Division, City of Laredo, Webb County, Texas; being delineated on attached copy of City Plat; and authorizing staff to negotiate with the owners for the acquisition of said parcels by purchase at a market value to be established by a State Certified Real Estate Appraiser; and further authorizing the City Attorney to initiate condemnation proceedings to acquire said parcels if staff is unable to acquire through negotiations due to inability to agree to a purchase price, conflict of ownership, owner refusal to sell, and/or inability to locate a listed owner.

 

16.  2002-R-002        Declaring the public necessity to acquire the “Surface Only” of nineteen parcels of land for the Tinaja/Chacon Creek Pilot Channel Improvements Project, Phase II.  Said parcels being: Parcel 1- Parts of Lots 1, 2, 3, and all of Lots 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, & 12, Block 1004, Parcel 2- Lots 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, & 12, Block 1072, Parcel 3- Parts of Lots 5 & 6, Block 1071, Parcel 4- Parts of Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, & 12, Block 1165, Parcel 5- Part of Lot 4, Block 1166, Parcel 6- Part of Lot 5, Block 1166, Parcel 7- Parts of Lots 6 & 7, Block 1166, Parcel 8- Lots 1, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, & 12, Block 1197, Parcel 9- The S. ½ of Lot 2, Block 1197, Parcel 10, Part of Lot 3, Block 1197, Parcel 11- Lot 11, Block 1297, Parcel 12 - Lot 12, Block 1297, Parcel 13- Parts of Lots 1, 2, 5, 7, 8, & 11, and all of Lots 3, 4, 9, & 10, Block 1298, Parcel 14 - Lot 6, Block 1299, Parcel 15 – Part of Lot 12, Block 1326, Parcel 16 - Lot 1, Block 1325, Parcel 17 - Lot 2 & the West 23’ of the South 98.8’ of Lot 3, Block 1325, Parcel 18 – Part of Lot 10, Block 1325, and Parcel 19 – Part of Lot 11, Block 1325, all blocks being situated in the Eastern Division, City of Laredo, Webb County, Texas; being delineated on attached copies of Engineer’s Surveys; and authorizing staff to negotiate with the owners for the acquisition of said parcels by purchase at a market value to be established by a State Certified Real Estate Appraiser; and further authorizing the City Attorney to initiate condemnation proceedings to acquire those parcels that staff is unable to acquire through negotiations due to inability to agree to a purchase price, conflict of ownership, owner refusal to sell, and/or inability to locate a listed owner. 

 

17.  2002-R-003        Authorizing the City Manager to accept and execute all documentation from the Texas Department of Health Local Projects Grant.  The grant award of $30,000.00 will be assigned toward the purchase of ambulances for the Laredo Fire Department.  

 

18.  2002-R-004        Authorizing the City Manager to accept a Domestic Preparedness Equipment Grant in the amount of $156,000.00 from the Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) for the purpose of buying equipment for the Laredo Fire Department. 

 

19.  2002-R-005        Authorizing the City Manager to submit a grant application with the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division for $1,396,919.00 to fund the Laredo Narcotics Task Force.  Criminal Justice Division will grant $1,047,690.00 and the City of Laredo and participating agencies will match at total of  $349,229.00 for a grant in the amount of $1,396,919.00.  This funding will be used to pay salaries, direct operating expenses, and the purchase of equipment from June 1, 2002 through May 31, 2003.

 

20.  2002-R-006        Authorizing the City Manager to submit a grant application to the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division in the amount of $80,000.00 with the City designating approximately $53,149.00 in matching funds for a total of $133,149.00 for funding a Domestic Violence Program under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) for the period of June 1, 2002 through May 31, 2003.

           

XII.      MOTIONS

 

21.       Consideration to award an annual maintenance contract to Epixtech Co. for library automation, network services, software, Vmark licenses and equipment for the Library’s Dynix™ network in the amount of $65,813.20.  Funding is available in the Library Department Budget.

 

22.       Consideration to award contract number FY 02-050 to the Low Bidder Municipal Pipe and Fabricating of Mission, Texas in the estimated amount of $340,599.00 for the purchase of PVC pipe for the Utilities Department.  These materials are purchased on an as needed basis for construction and repair projects.  Funding is available in the Utilities Department-Water Distribution Division budget.

 

23.       Consideration to award a contract to the Sole Bidder, Metro-Quip, Inc. from Austin, Texas in the amount of $59,389.00 for the purchase of an auger grinder system for the Zacate Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.  A JWC Auger, framework and controls will be installed on an existing channel grinder.  Funding is available in the Utilities-Sewer Fund.

 

24.       Consideration to authorize the purchase of thirty-two (32) mobile radios for the Police Department from Motorola Communications and Electronics, Inc. of San Antonio, Texas through the State of Texas-Qualified Information Systems Vendor (QISV) Program.  The amount of purchase is $96,944.00.  Delivery of these radios is expected within forty-five (45) days.  These radios will be installed in the new sedans recently ordered for the Police Department.  Funding is available in the Police Department’s Capital Outlay budget.

 

25.       Consideration to award contract number FY 02-041 to the Sole Bidder, C.W. Tenorio Security of Laredo, Texas in the annual amount of  $212,355.00 for providing security guard services.  The contract will be for a period of two years.  Security guard service is requested for the Bridge System, Civic Center, City Hall, Health Department, Veteran’s Field, and the Solid Waste Facility.  Funding is available in the respective departmental budgets.

 

26.       Refund of property tax to the following taxpayers and companies:

a.         Refund in the amount of $595.45 payable to Albert Pena.  The Webb County Appraisal District changed the value, certified by the Appraisal Review Board.  This mobile home did not exist on the first of the year.  Account #812-03000-522, Supplement #5, Cause #2001-1322, 1321, 1320.

b.         Refund in the amount of $909.39 payable to AFJ Forwarding, Inc.  There was a double-payment made on this account for the 1999 taxes.  The taxpayer is requesting refund on the overpayment.  Taxpayer is providing copy of checks as proof of payment.

c.         Refund in the amount of $661.77 payable to Mortgage Service Center.  The Mortgage Service Center paid on the wrong account and is requesting a refund on the erroneous payment.  MSC was responsible for payment on account #985-60006-500, which has since been paid.  Proof of payment is provided.

d.         Refund in the amount of $66,684.39 payable to Krups North America, Inc.  Part of the inventory qualifies for Federal Exemption as per the Webb County Appraisal Review Board.

e.         Refund in the amount of $943.45 payable to NBC Bank of Laredo due to a change of value certified by the Webb County Appraisal Review Board.  Supplement 4 Cause #1630.

 

27.       Consideration to authorize Change Order No. 2 in the amount of $44,618.47 to Lambda Construction Company for the South Laredo Belt Filter Press Construction Project to pay for electrical improvements to include the reversing of the screw conveyor and providing for the new motor control center to accommodate a 15 horse power pump.  Funding is available in the Utilities-Sewer Fund.

 

28.       Consideration to award a construction contract to the Lowest Bidder MTZ Construction, Inc., Laredo, Texas, for the widening of Del Mar Blvd. from Fenwick Drive to McPherson Road in the bid amount of $950,549.39.  Funding is available in the 1998 CO Issue Del Mar Widening-Fenwick-McPherson.

 

29.       Authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with URS Greiner Woodward Clyde for professional services to prepare an Airport Master Plan and FAR Part 150 Airport Noise Compatibility Study Update for the Laredo International Airport in the amount not to exceed $500,000.00.  The Federal Aviation Administration Airport Improvement Grant No. 3-48-0136-29 will fund ninety (90) percent of the cost.  The ten (10) percent local match is available in the Airport Land Acquisition Reimbursement Account.   The grant provides $300,000.00 for the Airport Master Plan and $200,000.00 for the FAR Part 150 Noise Study Update.

 

30.       Consideration to award annual service contract number FY 02-053 to the Low Bidder, Star Operations, Inc., Corpus Christi, Texas, in an amount not to exceed $400,000.00 for the furnishing of materials, machinery, equipment, labor and all other services necessary for the maintenance of street lights (not maintained by AEP-CPL) and traffic light signal lights throughout the city.  The contract includes electrical services for traffic signals sand street lights and for installation, construction, and underground work, for new and/or upgraded traffic signals.  This contract also contains provisions for City departmental electrical service projects and repairs. 

 

31.       Consideration to award contract number FY01-048, to the Low Bidder, Surrey Fire Safety House, Napoleon, Ohio, in the amount of $26,583.00 for the purchase of a trailer mounted fire safety house for the Fire Prevention Program.  Funding is available in the Fire Department budget. 

 

32.       Consideration to award contract number FY02-0441-064, to the Low Bidder, D’RYB International, Inc., Laredo, Texas, in the amount of $47,247.86, for the purchase of promotional materials for the Police Department, Environmental Services Department, and Employee Wellness Division.  Funding is available in the respective departmental budgets. 

           

33.       Consideration to authorize Amendment No. 2 to increase the professional services fee in the amount of $295,962.00 to Carter & Burgess, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, to provide channel design in the Villa Del Sol area and Section 404 permitting services for Chacon Creek.  The total contract for the project is $452,070.00 and with Amendment No. 2, the project cost will be $748,032.00.  The proposed channel design and construction plan will assist the City to apply for grant/loan monies from Federal of State Agencies.  Funding for the project is available in the NPDES Fund.

 

XIII.     STAFF REPORT

           

34.       A request by Police Investigator Sonia Medina to consider extending her injury leave with pay, with possible action.

 

35.       A request by Police Officer Leonardo Gutierrez to consider extending his injury leave with pay, with possible action.

            36.       Staff report regarding code violations at 619 Guadalupe.

 

37.       Presentation by Mr. Keith Selman, Planning Director, regarding One Stop Shop.

 

XIV.     EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

The City Council hereby reserves the right to go into executive session at any time during this public meeting, when it deems it necessary to consult privately with its attorney about any item upon this agenda, pursuant to the provisions of Section 551.071(2) of the Texas Government Code.

 

38.       Request for Executive Session pursuant to Texas Government Code 551.071 (1) (A) & (B) to consult with the City Attorney regarding pending litigation and possible settlement offer, Jesus G. Molina v. City of Laredo, Texas, Cause No. 96CVT01556-D2, in the District Court of Webb County, Texas, 111th Judicial District, and return to open session for possible action.

           

XV.           RECESS AND CONVENE AS THE LAREDO MUNICIPAL HOUSING

CORPORATION

           

39.       Consideration to award contract number FY02-041 to the Sole Bidder CW Tenorio Security of Laredo, Texas in the annual amount of $13,560.00 to provide security guard services at the Tomas Flores Apartment Complex.  One security guard is assigned to patrol the complex from Monday through Sunday.  The contract will be for a period of two years.  Funding is available in the Housing Corporation budget.

 

XVI.     RECESS AND CONVENE AS THE LAREDO MASS TRANSIT BOARD

 

40.       Motion recommending approval of contract between Laredo Metro, Inc. and W.B.C.A. to charter buses for 2002 W.B.C.A. annual events at the charter rate of $55.14 per hour.

 

41.       Motion recommending approval of contract between Laredo Metro, Inc. and Jalapeno, Inc. to charter buses for the Jalapeno Festival, February 22-24, 2002 at the charter rate of $55.14 per hour.

 

42.       Consideration to award contract number FY 02-045 to the Low Bidder, Arguindegui Oil, Co., Laredo, Texas in the amount not to exceed $375,000.00 for diesel fuel and $90,000.00 for unleaded fuel.  Funding is available in the Transit System Budget.

                       


43.       Consideration to award contract number FY 02-049 to the Low Bidder Arguindegui Oil, Co., Laredo, Texas, in the amount of $47,626.00 for engine oil, CNG engine oil, oil analysis, gear lube, and multi-purpose grease.  Funding is available in the Transit System Budget.

 

44.       Consideration to award a contract to Neoplan USA, Corporation for the purchase of ten (10) 40-foot low-floor natural gas powered transit type coaches for an amount not exceed $3,250,000.00.

 

XVII.   ADJOURNMENT

 

This notice was posted at the Municipal Government Offices, 1110 Houston Street, Laredo, Texas, at a place convenient and readily accessible to the public at all times. Said notice was posted on Thursday, January 10, 2002 at 6:00 p.m.  

 

 

                                                           

 

                                                                        Gustavo Guevara, Jr.

                                                                        City Secretary