CITY OF LAREDO
SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
1110 HOUSTON STREET
LAREDO, TEXAS 78040
January 30, 2006
1. Consideration for approval of acceptance of the Three Police Substations Project constructed by St. Michaels Homes, Inc., Laredo, Texas. Final contract amount is $386,195.23 and the current retainage is $38,619.52. Since the project was completed 83 working days over the contract time, an amount of $33,200.00 for liquidated damages is recommended (83 days x $400 per day). Funding is available in the Police Trust Fund.
2. Award a construction contract to the lowest bidder Landmark Structures Inc., Fort Worth, Texas in the amount of $2,157,000.00 for the construction of the TAMIU Two Million Gallon Elevated Storage Tank to be located north east of Loop 20 and Del Mar Blvd. The Two Million Gallon Elevated Storage Tank will provide adequate pressure to the immediate area and will provide the adequate water storage capacity for the summer peak demands. The contract will be awarded with an accelerated schedule of 270 calendar days. Funding is available in the 2005 Water Bond Issuance.
3. Award a construction contract to the lowest responsible bidder to be announced at the City Council meeting for the construction of the SH 359 Tanquesitos I - Wastewater Collection and Water Distribution Improvements Project, subject to the approval of the TWDB. The Tanquesitos I-Wastewater Collection and Water Distribution Improvements consist of constructing 8” water distribution lines and 10”/ 8” sanitary sewer collection lines to Colonias Los Tanquesitos I within the SH 359 Planning Area. The contract will be awarded based on the Base Bid with Alternates #1 and 2. The construction time is 300 calendar days. Funding is available in the Webb County Colonias Project.
II. 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, January 27, 2006 at 5:30 p.m.
Gustavo Guevara, Jr.