CITY OF LAREDO

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

A-2004-SC-03

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1110 HOUSTON STREET

LAREDO, TEXAS 78040

JUNE 11, 2004

12:30 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 Street.

 

Out of consideration for all attendees of the City Council meetings, please turn off all cellular phones and pagers, or place on inaudible signal. Thank you for your consideration.

 

I. CALL TO ORDER

 

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III. MOTION

 

1.      Consideration to approve the selection of a general contractor who has provided the best value proposal for the City of Laredo Bridge of the Americas Modification Project (El Portal); authorize the City Manager and staff to enter into contract negotiations with a general contractor and return to City Council at later date for an award of contract; and authorize the City Manager and staff to negotiate with the second best value contractor, should negotiations with the best value contractor fail.

 

Competitive sealed proposals were received on May 25, 2004. Proposals were received from:

         Leyendecker Construction (Laredo, Texas)

         Marshall Company, Ltd. (Corpus Christi, Texas)

         Satterfield & Pontikes (Houston, Texas)

 

The proposed Bridge of the Americas Modification Project is located in downtown Laredo along Water Street between Convent and Santa Maria Streets with parking lot improvements south of Water Street. The project also includes, but is not limited to, site and building demolition, new bridge administration building, pedestrian bridge crossing, Water Street park pavilion building, outbound inspection station, and market center building. Site improvements include, but are not limited to, a new off-site sanitary sewer line, on-site outdoor lighting, utility improvements, sidewalk, ramp, plaza paving, road improvements, landscape/irrigation improvements, and retaining wall modifications. Also included in the project is the procurement and installation of special traffic control equipment.


 

IV. 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.

V. 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 Monday, June 7, 2004, at 12:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Gustavo Guevara, Jr.

City Secretary