CITY OF LAREDO
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
1110 HOUSTON STREET
LAREDO, TEXAS 78040
October 17, 2005
1. 2005-R-116 Declaring the public necessity to acquire the “Surface Only” of one (1) parcel of land for construction of the Central Laredo Senior Citizen Center. Said parcel being Lot 8, Block 320, Eastern Division, City of Laredo, Webb County, Texas; as delineated on attached copy of City Plat; and authorizing staff to negotiate with the owner for the acquisition of said parcel by purchase at a market value to be established by a State Certified Real Estate Appraiser, and further authorizing the City Attorney to initiate condemnation proceedings to acquire said parcel if staff is unable to acquire due to inability to agree to a purchase price, conflict of ownership, owner refusal to sell, and/or inability to locate the listed owner(s).
2. Consideration to award a contract to Motorola, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $6,956,068.00 for the procurement and implementation of a new 800 MHz Trunked Radio Communication System. Funding is available in the Communication System Fund.
III. GENERAL COUNCIL DISCUSSIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
A. Request by Council Member Johnny Rendon
1. Status report on traffic congestion at the intersection of Calton Road and Yeary, with possible action. (Co-sponsored by Cm Hector Garcia.)
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.
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 14, 2005 at 5:00 p.m.
Gustavo Guevara, Jr.