CITY OF LAREDO

BRIDGE OF THE AMERICAS BUILDING E

 RETAIL LEASE AGREEMENT WORKSHOP

 A-2005-W-005

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1110 HOUSTON STREET

LAREDO, TEXAS 78040

October 10, 2005

5:30 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 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.                  ROLL CALL

 

III.                PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

IV.               Discussion with possible action regarding a multi year lease with the sole bidder El Portal Bridge Retail, L.P., a joint venture between El Portal Center, LLC owned by Horizon Group Properties, Inc., and Morgan Stern Realty Holdings and Laredo Duty Free Partners, LLC, an affiliate of Duty Free Americas that operates UETA Duty Free Stores. The leased property, Bridge of the Americas Project, Building E, consists of approximately 32,542 square feet of unfinished retail space located at the corner of Convent and Water Street.

 

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 Friday, October 7, 2005 at 5:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

                                                                         Gustavo Guevara, Jr.

                                City Secretary