1.Authorizing the City Manager to negotiate and execute an agreement
with a qualified firm to initiate a financial feasibility and affordability
analysis of entering into a take-or-pay agreement for a secondary source of
water.The study is to be limited to a
scope that will provide project feasibility independent of any source water
locations and not to exceed an amount of $50,000.00.Funding is available in the Water
Availability Fund, Construction Project Titled Ground Water Development.
2.Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Letter of Intent agreement
with Grass Valley Water, L.P. (“Grass Valley Water”) that will authorize the
City Manager to enter into non-exclusive, formal discussions and negotiations
of terms related to Grass Valley Water’s proposal to sell source water
located in KinneyCounty to the City of Laredo.
3.Consideration to approve the selection of a
general contractor who has provided the best value proposal for the Los
Obispos Phase I, to authorize the City Manager to enter into contract
negotiations with a general contractor, and return to City Council at a later
date for an award of contract.
II.GENERAL COUNCIL DISCUSSIONS AND
A.Request by Council Member Juan Ramirez
1.Presentation regarding the Downtown Renaissance
Redevelopment Project, with possible action. (Co-sponsored by Cm. John Galo)
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, May 13, 2005, at