DATE:

 

  1/14/02

  SUBJECT:     PUBLIC HEARING AND INTRODUCTION OF AN   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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  INITIATED BY:

STAFF SOURCE:

 

Larry Dovalina, City Manager

Janice Weber, Library Director

 

 

 

  PREVIOUS COUNCIL ACTION: 

   City Council approved Ordinance 97-O-288 on 12/1/97 in the amount of $17,983 and approved Ordinance 98-O-298 on 11/16/98 in the amount of  $18,000.  Introduced ordinance  11-06-00 to amend the budget in the amount of $3,211 for continued funding.    Books, periodicals and CD-ROM based information sources will be purchased with these funds.  All materials will be located in the Library’s Reference Collection.  This is the fourth year funding has been received from this source.

 

 

 

 

  FINANCIAL:

Funds will be reimbursed through the Library’s General Fund – UTSA (AHEC) Grant line item # 101-3140-552-2304.

 

 

 

 

  RECOMMENDATION:

 

STAFF:

The Library Advisory Committee recommends acceptance of the grand and amending of the budget.

     Recommends acceptance of the grant   and introduction of the Ordinance.

 

 

 

 

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 LAREEDO FY 2001-2002 ANNUAL BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,000.

 

 

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

 

WHEREAS, these grant funds will be used to provide health related reference information and equipment to students, health professionals and citizens of Laredo, and;

 

         WHEREAS, the City Manager is authorized accept the grant and amend said budget for these funds;

 

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

 

1.      The City of Laredo FY 2001-2002 Annual budget be amended in the amount of $2,000 for a grant from the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio for the South Texas / Border Region Health Professional Education Initiative.

2.      These funds will be used to purchase library books, audiovisual materials and equipment related to health for professionals, students and general public.

3.      The City Manager is hereby directed to execute any and all documents as required for the transfer of these funds.

4.      This ordinance shall become effective upon passage hereof.

 

PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AND APPROVED BY THE MAYOR

ON  THIS ________ DAY OF JANUARY, 2002.

 

 

 

 

____________________________

ELIZABETH G. FLORES

MAYOR

 

 

ATTEST:

 

_________________________________

GUSTAVO GUEVARA, JR.

CITY SECRETARY

 

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM:

 

______________________________

JAIME FLORES

CITY ATTORNEY