CITY OF LAREDO

SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING

A-2005-SC-02

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1110 HOUSTON STREET

LAREDO, TEXAS 78040

April 22, 2005

12:05 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 Ave.

 

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.                ROLL CALL

 

IV.               MOTIONS

 

1.               Authorizing the City Manager to execute a settlement agreement between the City of Laredo and Trautmann Investment Properties, Ltd. (“Trautmann”) wherein the city will supply Trautmann with limestone for the construction of part of a street, in an amount not to exceed $25,000.00, and waive the one year warranty requirement placed on developers as to streets constructed in compliance with all applicable laws; in exchange, Trautmann Investment Properties, Ltd. will withdraw its protest and request for a contested case hearing from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the City’s pending application to amend the Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit for the North Wastewater Treatment Plant for the proposed expansion; further, Trautmann, its successors and assigns agree to release the city from all claims for groundwater and soil contamination as to the 6.19 acres identified in Exhibit A of the agreement.

 

2.               Authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement between the City of Laredo and Robert Marshall and Marshall Construction, Inc. wherein the City agrees to disconnect a certain 8 inch effluent line and construct an alternative 8 inch effluent line at its sole cost and expense; in exchange Marshall will withdraw his protest and request for a contested case hearing from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the City’s pending application to amend the Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit for the North Wastewater Treatment Plant for the proposed expansion.

 

V.                 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.

 

VI.               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 April 19, 2005 at 12:05 p.m.

                                                                       

 

 

 

 

                                                                        Gustavo Guevara, Jr.

                City Secretary