CITY OF LAREDO

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

A-2004-S-11

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1110 HOUSTON STREET

LAREDO, TEXAS 78040

October 25, 2004

5:30 P.M.

 

SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA

 

 

I.             COMMUNICATIONS AND RECOGNITIONS

 

Recognitions

a.      Recognizing Eduardo Anibal Discoli, a goodwill ambassador from Argentina, as he embarks upon another phase of his journey on horseback across the United States, Canada and Africa.

 

II.           PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

                                          1.            Public hearing and introductory ordinance amending the City of Laredo’s FY 2004-2005 Annual Budget by appropriating expenditures in the amount of $338,280.00 from opening balance in the Police Department Trust Fund and appropriating $443,069.00 from the Capital Proceeds line item. Funding will be used for various items including a lease purchase of Mobile Data Terminals (MDT’s), the purchase  of the maintenance contract and licensing fees for these MDT’s, the purchase and upgrade of computers, the purchase of rape kits and the purchase of traffic gear and tools. Funding is available in the Police Trust Fund Budget.

 

                                          2.            Public hearing and introductory ordinance authorizing the City Manager to accept a grant in the amount of $15,000.00 from the Texas Department of Transportation for an Occupant Protection and Traffic Enforcement by which the City will pay for the fringe benefits in the amount of $4,200.00 and authorizing the City Manager to amend the City of Laredo’s FY 2004-2005 Annual Budget in the amount of $15,000.00.  This grant is for overtime and is funded by the Texas Department of Transportation. The City of Laredo will pay for the 10% match requirement plus $2,700.00 for fringe benefits. Funding is available through a transfer from General Fund.

 

III.         GENERAL COUNCIL DISCUSSIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

 

A.              Request by Mayor Pro-Tempore Johnny Amaya

1.           Status report on Bartlett Street Recycling Project between Saunders and Locust. (Co-sponsored by Cm Hector J. Garcia)

 

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

1.           Consideration to increase funding for the Border Area Nutrition Council (BANC) by $5,000.00. (Co-sponsored by Cm Juan Ramirez)

 

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 22, 2004 at 5:00 p.m.        

 

 

 

                                               

                                                                        Gustavo Guevara, Jr.

       City Secretary