CITY OF LAREDO

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

A-2003-S-14

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1110 HOUSTON STREET

LAREDO, TEXAS 78040

NOVEMBER 3, 2003

5:30 P.M.

 

SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA

 

I.          GENERAL COUNCIL DISCUSSIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

           

1.       

A.        Request by Council Member Eliseo Valdez, Jr.

1.      Discussion with possible action regarding the drainage issue at Mission Viejo Condominiums located at 5500 McPherson Avenue. (Co-sponsored by Council Member Gene Belmares)

 

B.        Request by Council Member Juan Ramirez

1.      Discussion with possible action regarding mosquito problem along Zacate Creek and the railroad tracks in District VIII.  (Co-sponsored by Council Member Jose A. Valdez, Jr.)

 

2.      Discussion with possible action regarding the installation of a guard rail on the northwest side of the Sanchez Bridge. (Co-sponsored by Council Member Jose A. Valdez, Jr.)

 

3.      Discussion with possible action on naming an official mascot for the City of Laredo. (Co-sponsored by Council Member Jose A. Valdez, Jr.)

 

4.      Discussion with possible action on the removal of the Zacate Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. (Co-sponsored by Council Member Jose A. Valdez, Jr.)

        

II.         MOTIONS

 

2.               Consideration to authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with the Laredo Chamber of Commerce to share in the cost of operation of the Laredo Trade and Travel Center, located in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, with an October 1, 2003 effective date.  The total cost to the City of Laredo is $50,000.00.


 

3.               Consideration to authorize the City Manager to amend the contract with Interlex Advertising, L.L.C., for marketing and promotional efforts, including the development of a media plan to promote the City of Laredo in the major market areas of the United States and Mexico, and to increase the $159,000.00 original contract to $800,000.00.  Amendment includes all expenditures incurred as of July 7, 2003, through the present.

 

III.        EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

The City Council hereby reserves the right to go into executive session at any time during this public meeting, if such is requested by the City Attorney or other legal counsel for the City, pursuant to his or her duty under Section 551.071(2) of the Government Code, to consult privately with his or her client on an item on the agenda, or on a matter arising out of such item.

 

IV.       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 Friday, October 31, 2003 at 5:30 p.m.       

 

 

 

                                               

                                                                        Gustavo Guevara, Jr.

                            City Secretary