of the Laredo Select Hoopsters composed
of local middle school girls for their 3rd place win in the Junior
Varsity category of the basketball tournament held June 16, 2004, in Elgin, Texas.
and introductory ordinance amending the City of Laredo FY 2003-2004 Hotel Motel Fundbudget by appropriating a drawdown of
$250,000.00 from the opening balance by amending the transfer of funds to the
Convention and Visitors Fund, and amending the City of Laredo’s Convention
and Visitors Fund budget by appropriating revenues and expenses in the amount
of $250,000.00, which will be placed in a Miss Texas Pageant division, and
authorizing the City Manager to implement said budgets.
READING OF ORDINANCES
2.This item replaces Final Reading
# 2004-O-141 on regular City Council agenda.
the City Manager to execute all necessary documents to effectively convey fee
simple title to the “Surface Only,” at its market value of $7,583.18, for
certain property described as a 5,924.36sq. ft. (0.1360 of an acre) tract of land, more or less, out of that
former section of the 2200 block of Lincoln Street between Eagle Pass Avenue
and the Laredo Community College property line to Millco International, Inc.;
said tract being situated in the Western Division, City of Laredo, Webb
County, Texas, being generally described on attached Exhibit “A”; and
providing for an effective date.
to amend the existing contract with Crystal Group, Inc., a Texas Corporation
from $150,000.00 to $260,000.00 to include contractual obligations of the City
of Laredo related to lightning and staging of the “Miss
Texas USA Pageant.”Funding is
available in the Laredo Convention and Visitors Bureau budget.
the City Manager to enter into a contract with the LaredoEntertainmentCenter for the purposes of hosting the Miss Texas USA
Pageant, which includes expenses for the move-in move-out, Preliminary
Competition, Dress Rehearsal, Final Show and Live Telecast at a cost not to
5.This item replaces item #45 on the regular City
Authorizing the City Manager to amend a contract
with Montgomery Watson Harza in the amount of $137,618.00 under the Chlorine and
Ammonia Improvement Project for additional design services to install onsite
generation chemical fees systems at remote sites such as Mary Help of
Milmo Booster Stations.Incorporating
other beneficial changes to the operations of such equipment and amending the
final project professional services cost to $414,303.00.Funding is available in the 2000 CO Bond,
Compress Gas Containment.
COUNCIL DISCUSSIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
by Mayor Elizabeth G. Flores
by American Electric Power (AEP) representative regarding the power outage of
Friday, June 11, 2004.
B.Request by Council Member Johnny Rendon
1.Discussion with possible
action on activating Aerial Truck # 3 and Ambulance # 12 to be operating at
Fire Station # 12 as previously approved on September 17, 2001, in reference to Ordinance 2001-O-209 as
unanimously approved by the City Council.(Co-sponsored by Council Member Hector J. Garcia)
C.Request by Council Member Juan Ramirez
The following items replace
items 54. D. 1, 2, and 4 on the regular City Council agenda.
with possible action on establishing a procedure to inform the public of
with possible action on extending the bus route to the Rio Vista area.
with possible action on placing Council Member requests at the beginning of
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.
This notice was posted at the Municipal Government
Houston Street, Laredo, Texas, at a place convenient and readily accessible to
the public at all times. Said notice was posted on Friday, June 18, 2004 at