CITY OF LAREDO

SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING

A-2005-SC-05

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1110 HOUSTON STREET

LAREDO, TEXAS 78040

August 29, 2005

12:00 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.               PUBLIC HEARING

 

1.      Public hearing for the adoption of a tax rate of $0.637000 per $100.00 value. The tax rate will provide revenue for general fund and debt service. The rate includes $0.512019 per $100.00 value for Maintenance and Operation and $0.124981 per $100.00 value for the Interest and Sinking Fund of the Debt Service and will produce a tax levy of $47,466,861.00.

 

V.                 FINAL READING OF ORDINANCE

 

2.       

2005-O-173                  Authorizing the issuance of the City of Laredo, Texas International Toll Bridge System Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2005B in the principal amount of $24,565,000.00 for the purpose of refunding International Toll Bridge System Revenue Bonds, approving an official statement, authorizing the execution of a purchase contract and the execution of an Escrow Agreement, and making provisions for the security thereof, and authorizing amendment to the City’s budget to appropriate such proceeds for purposes authorized herein; and ordaining other matters related to the subject. 

 

VI.               RESOLUTION

 

3.      2005-R-089         Accepting the conveyance of a ten-foot-wide Utility Easement  from Elisa B. Segueda and ratifying previous  payment of the consideration of  $3,000.00  due to an emergency to acquire the same for immediate  provision of a water line to United Independent School District; the easement is out of Lot 10, Block No. 1, in the North Heights  Subdivision II, as recorded in Volume 14, Page 34, of the Plat Records of  Webb County, Texas; and is further described in Exhibit A attached hereto.  

 

VII.             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.

 

VIII.           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, August 26, 2005, at 12:00 p.m.

                                                                       

 

 

 

                                                                        Gustavo Guevara, Jr.

               City Secretary