CITY OF LAREDO

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

A-2007-R-04

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1110 HOUSTON STREET

LAREDO, TEXAS 78040

FEBRUARY 20, 2007

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.                  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.                ROLL CALL

 

IV.               MINUTES

 

Approval of the minutes of September 5, 2006, September 18, 2006, and October 6, 2006.

 

V.                 COMMUNICATIONS AND RECOGNITIONS

 

Recognitions

a.      Recognition of Wayo and Jesus Ruiz, from Ruiz Homes Inc., for their continued support of education and their promotion of goodwill for the community.

 

b.      Recognition of the City Departments that have recycled the most materials in October, November, and December 2006.

 

c.      Recognition of Adelfa Flores, of the Bridge Department, on her selection as February 2007 employee of the month.

 

Communiqués

a.      Update via telephone conference by the City’s legislative consultants regarding federal and state legislative sessions.

 

Citizen comments

Citizens are required to fill out a witness card and identify themselves at the microphone.  Comments should be relevant to City business and delivered in a professional manner.  No derogatory remarks will be permitted.  There is a time limit of three minutes per speaker.

 

VI.               APPOINTMENTS TO COMMISSIONS, BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

a.      Abolishing the Metro Government Committee and creating and naming the appointees of Council Member Hector Garcia, Council Member Mike Garza, Council Member Johnny Rendon, Acting City Manager Cynthia Collazo, Finance Director Rosario Cabello, and Acting City Attorney Valeria Acevedo to the City-County Government Issues Committee.

 

b.      Creating and naming the members to an Ad Hoc Civil Service Committee that will address the creation of a Civil Service Commission.  This ad hoc committee will consist of the following members:  Council Member Juan Chavez, Council Member Dr. Michael Landeck, and Council Member Hector Garcia; members representing the community Israel Reyna and Rene de la Viña; staff members will consist of the City Manager or designee and the Human Resources Director.

 

c.      Appointment by Mayor Raul G. Salinas of Mike Treviño and Eladio Montalvo to the Blue Ribbon Health Issues Committee.

 

VII.             GENERAL COUNCIL DISCUSSIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

 

1.           

a.       

A.                 Request by Mayor Raul G. Salinas

1.           Presentation by Rio Grande International Study Group regarding secondary water source.

 

B.                 Request by Council Member Hector J. Garcia

1.           Discussion with possible action on changing the Easter holiday from Friday to Monday.

 

C.                Request by Council Member Dr. Michael Landeck

1.           Discussion with possible action on policies regarding over/under money collections by City employees especially in the Bridge Department including a policy comparative analysis across departments.

 

D.                Request by Council Member Gene Belmares

1.           Discussion with possible action on re-designating streets to be recycled in District VI.

 

2.           Discussion with possible action on implementing a water distribution action plan for summer 2007.

 

E.                 Request by Council Member Juan Chavez

1.           Update on the San Gabriel Bridge, with possible action.

 

2.            Discussion with possible action on setting new paving standards and provide funding for streets that run through warehouses and high truck traffic areas with possible action.

 

VIII.           PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

2.          Public hearing and introductory ordinance authorizing the City Manager to accept the Universal Service Program grant from the Schools & Libraries Division/Universal Services Administrative Company/FCC in the amount of $117,532.00, which includes $11,647.00 in matching funds from General Fund, for multi-year E-Rate discounts and communication and technology infrastructure enhancements and to amend FY 06-07 Friends of the Library Fund Budget by appropriating said funds, and extending the contracts previously awarded to AT&T and  CALENCE to July 7, 2008.

 

3.          Public hearing and introductory ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute a lease renewal with Securitas Security Services, USA, Inc., for approximately 120 square feet of office and an exclusive office entry lane of approximately 540 square feet at Bridge II.

A.                 Lease term for one (1) year commencing April 1, 2007 and ending on March 31, 2008.

B.                 Monthly rent shall be $2,500.00 for approximately 120 square feet of office space and an exclusive office entry lane of approximately 540 square feet at Bridge II.

C.                The lease may be terminated by either party with a thirty (30) day written notice.

 

4.          Public hearing and introductory ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2006-2007 budgets for Risk Management fund by $325,182.00 and 2005 Certificate of Obligation (C.O.) fund by $352,874.00 by appropriating revenues and expenditures in both funds.  Funds are provided by the Texas Municipal League (TML) for the replacement of the fire pumper truck involved in an accident and damaged beyond repair.  Funds will be used to reimburse the 2005 C.O. for the purchase of a replacement fire pumper truck.

 

5.          Public hearing and introductory ordinance authorizing the City Manager to enter into agreement with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the amount of $15,573.00 and amend the Fiscal Year 2006-2007 City of Laredo Budget by $15,573.00.  The agreement’s purpose is to reimburse the cost of overtime incurred by the Laredo Police Department in providing resources of OCDEFT (Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces).  The term of this agreement is from October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007.

 

6.          Public hearing and introductory ordinance amending Ordinance 2006-O-175 to accept a supplemental grant in the amount of $67,000.00 from the Texas Automobile Theft Prevention Authority and to amend the City of Laredo’s Fiscal Year 2006-2007 annual budget in the amount of $67,000.00.  This supplemental grant of $67,000.00 is 100% funded and at no cost to the City.  The 2006-2007 Texas Automobile Theft Prevention Authority grant for the Laredo Autotheft Task Force will now total $413,000.00.  The funding period for this grant is from September 1, 2006 through August 31, 2007.

 

7.          Public hearing and introductory ordinance authorizing the City Manager to amend the City of Laredo FY 2006-2007 annual budget by increasing revenues and expenditures of $18,579.00 in additional funds from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP); extending the grant period ending November 30, 2006 to March 31, 2007 and authorizing the City Manager to execute said contract. 

 

8.          Public hearing and introductory ordinance finding after reasonable notice and hearing, that AEP Texas Central Company’s existing rates are unreasonable; finding that AEP Texas Central Company’s requested  revenue resulting from electric transmission and distribution rates and charges within the City should be reduced; determining just and reasonable rates; adopting recommendations of consultants; providing for recovery of rate case expenses; preserving regularity rights of the City; and ordaining other provisions related to the subject matter hereof.

 

9.          Public hearing and introductory ordinance amending the City of Laredo Fiscal Year 2006-2007 General Fund Budget by appropriating $2,500,000.00 from the opening balance for various one time expenditures and or capital improvements.  

 

10.      Public hearing and introductory ordinance amending section 12-81 [Purpose and Schedule] of Article IV [Fire Prevention Fees] of Chapter 12 [Fire Prevention & Protection] of the Code of Ordinances to revise and amend the fees for inspection services, and adding the new sprinkler installation, sprinkler system modification/remodel, new fire alarm system installation, fire alarm modification/remodel, fire alarm connected to sprinkler system, fire alarm panel replacement; and providing for effective date. 

 

11.      Public hearing and introductory ordinance amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning Lot 8, Block 809, Eastern Division, located at 1502 Wooster Street, from B-1 (Limited Commercial District) to R-3 (Mixed Residential District).  The Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of the zone change.  District III  

 

12.      Public hearing and introductory ordinance amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning Lot 3, Block 1343, Eastern Division, located at 2315 Market Street, from R-3 (Mixed Residential District) to B-3 (Community Business District).  The Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of the zone change.  District III

 

13.      Public hearing and introductory ordinance amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning Lots 8 through 18, Block 8, Del Mar Village Subdivision, located at 313 West Village Boulevard, from B-3 (Community Business District) to B-4 (Highway Commercial District).  The Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of this zone change.   District V

 

14.      Public hearing and introductory ordinance amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning Lot 6, Block 199, Eastern Division, located at 3419 Springfield Avenue, from B-1 (Limited Commercial District) to B-3 (Community Business District).  The Planning and Zoning Commission recommended denial of the zone change.   District IV

 

15.      Public hearing and introductory ordinance amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning Lot 12, Block 2, Tesoro Plaza Subdivision, located at 5217 Tesoro Plaza Drive, from B-3 (Community Business District) to B-4 (Highway Commercial District).  The Planning and Zoning Commission recommended denial of the zone change.  District VII

 

(Recess)

(Press Availability)

 

IX.               INTRODUCTORY ORDINANCES

 

16.      Authorizing the City Manager to execute a telephone equipment easement with Southwestern Bell Telephone, L.P. d/b/a AT&T Texas consisting of a tract of land containing 0.9851 acres being part or portion out of Lot 1, Block 2, at Laredo International Airport Passenger Terminal Subdivision recorded in Volume 16, Pages 45-47, to provide service to the Laredo Town Center project at the Laredo International Airport; providing for an effective date.

 

17.      Authorizing the City Manager to execute a cattle grazing lease agreement with A/C Cattle Company, Laredo, Texas for approximately 1,484 acres of undeveloped land located in north Laredo.  The grazing lease revenues will be $15,685.88 per year with all revenues generated being realized in the Solid Waste Fund.  The proposed lease term is for three (3) years with an option to extend for two (2) one year terms, commencing April 1, 2007 and providing for an effective date.

 

18.      Amending the City of Laredo Code of Ordinances by amending Chapter 18, Section18-2.2 by providing that the Building Department is responsible for issuance of amusement redemption machine permits; providing for publication and an effective date.

 

19.      Amending Chapter 2, Article II, Division 3, Section 2-58 (a), entitled holidays of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Laredo, subparagraph (4) by modifying the Friday before Easter Sunday Holiday to Monday after Easter Sunday, for all City employees, except as otherwise stated in any collective bargaining agreement.  (subject upon approval of item #1-B)

 

20.      Closing as public easements the following three street sections in the Eastern Division, City of Laredo, Webb County, Texas:

A.       Frees Street between the west right-of-way line of U. S. Highway 83 and the west right-of-way line of Meadow Ave. including its intersections with Meadow and Mendiola Avenues;

B.       Meadow Avenue between Frees Street and the original South City limits; and

C.       Mendiola Avenue between Frees Street and the original South City limits;

While retaining all utility easements thereon; and providing for an effective date.

 

X.                 FINAL READING OF ORDINANCES 

 

21.       

 

2007-O-018      Authorizing the City Manager to accept a $ 5,000.00 grant from the Laredo Day Break Rotary Club and amend the City of Laredo Fiscal Year 2006-2007 General Fund Annual Budget by appropriating revenues and expenditures in the amount of $5,000.00 in the form of a donation to purchase trees for the purpose of enhancing two areas adjacent to the Zacate Creek located along Clark and O’kane Streets and in the intersection of Monterrey and Guadalupe Streets respectively.

 

2007-O-019      Authorizing the City Manager to execute a lease agreement with Laredo Equities, LLC for the use of Veteran’s Field.  The lease term is for one season beginning on May 1, 2007 and ending on October 1, 2007 a rental rate of $50,000.00 per season or $1.00 per ticket sold per year if the total amount of ticket sales is greater than $50,000.00.  Laredo Equities will also be responsible for all maintenance, utilities and repairs to Veterans Field during the term of the lease as outlined in the lease agreement terms.  (As amended)

 

2007-O-020      Amending the City of Laredo Bridge System 2006-2007 Bridge annual budget by appropriating $326,561.00 from the Bridge System Construction fund balance to the Improvements Other than Buildings Account.  Funding will be used for expenses related to the Bridge of the Americas Modification Project “El Portal” and other Bridge related projects.

 

2007-O-021      Amending Chapter 32, “Vehicles for Hire”, Article II, Taxicabs, of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Laredo:  specifically Section 32-22 initial application for annual permit, 32-35 application, and Section 32-37 Term and Renewal, providing for severability and for an effective date and publication.

 

2007-O-022      Amending the City of Laredo FY 2006-2007 annual budget by increasing revenues and expenditures in the Special Police fund in the amount of $14,877.00. The increase is to reimburse costs for overtime incurred by the Laredo Police Department officers in providing resources for the Weed and Seed Community Building Program.

 

2007-O-023      Amending the City of Laredo Fiscal Year 2006-2007 annual budget by increasing the grant award amount by $22,344.00 for a total amount of $110,144.00; and authorizing the City Manager to execute the amendment (Exhibit 1) the HOPWA Program Contract #019-3-06 (07) with the South Texas Development Council increasing the HIV/AIDS Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Project (HOPWA) grant award amount by $22,344.00 for a total amount of $110,144.00 and extending the term by two (2) additional months from January 31, 2007 to March 31, 2007.

 

2007-O-024      Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning Lots 5 and 6, Block 274, Eastern Division, located at 2019 Marcella Avenue, from R-3 (Mixed Residential District) to R-O (Residential/Office District); providing for publication and an effective date.   District III                                

 

2007-O-025      Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning 20.82 acres, as further described by metes and bounds in attached Exhibit "A", located on the west side of Highway 83 south of Mangana-Hein Road, from B-3 (Community Business District) to M-1 (Light Manufacturing District); providing for publication and an effective date.  District III                                        

 

2007-O-026      Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning 1.28 acres, as further described by metes and bounds in attached Exhibit “A”, located on the northeast corner of Concord Hills Boulevard and Gage Loop, from R-1A (Single Family Reduced Area District) to B-1 (Limited Commercial District); providing for publication and an effective date.  District II     

 

 

 

XI.               RESOLUTIONS

 

22.      2007-R-010     A resolution of the City of Laredo City Council authorizing the City Manager to execute an Interlocal Agreement with Webb County for the purpose of accepting a contribution in the amount of $175,000.00 from Webb County for the construction of the El Eden Recreational Facility.

 

23.      2007-R-011     Requesting financial assistance of $325,000.00 from the Texas Water Development Board (Sewer Improvement Assistance); authorizing the filing of an application for assistance; and making certain findings in connection therewith.

 

24.      2007-R-012     Resolution requesting financial assistance of $628,000.00 from the Texas Water Development Board (Water Improvement Assistance); authorizing the filing of an application for assistance; and making certain findings in connection therewith.

 

25.      2007-R-013     Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a memorandum of understanding  between the City of Laredo and CLEAResult, Inc., for the 2007 “Texas CitySmart Program”.  AEP has contracted with CLEAResult, Inc., in order to assist cities in reducing energy costs, reduce operating expenses and provide improved working environments.

 

XII.             MOTIONS

 

26.      Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Mega Services, LLC, El Paso, Texas, to provide and implement a security system to secure the water supply at the Jefferson Water Treatment Plant.  The total contract amount is $285,500.00.  Funding for this “Critical Design Review Water Quality Monitoring and Security System Project” will be available upon receipt of federal and/or state funds. 

 

27.      Authorizing the City Manager to provide final payment and release retain age along with final Change Order No. 3 in the amount of $2,774.68 to LEM Construction Company, Inc., for the Zacate Creek Odor Control and Rehabilitation Improvement Project.  The revised contract amount is $3,752,217.57.  Funding is available in the 2004 Revenue Bond.

 

28.      Authorizing the City Manager to amend a contract with NRS Engineering for an amount not to exceed $29,000.00 for completion of the negotiations of the Secondary Water Project development agreement.  The total amended contract will be $49,900.00.  Funding is available in the Groundwater Development line item of the Water Availability Fund.

 

29.      Consideration to renew the billing service contract with National Reimbursement Services, Inc. (NRS), Houston, Texas for providing billing services for the Fire Department’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) operation on a month-to-month basis as mutually agreed by the City and NRS. This shall remain in effect until the City makes a determination in response to RFP FY 07-059 under the terms and conditions of the existing contract.   

 

30.      Consideration to authorize a contract with Med-Eng Systems, Inc., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, for the purchase of Explosive Ordinance Disposal Unit (EDO)/Improvised Explosive Detonation Device (IEDD) protective equipment for the Police Department’s bomb squad.  The purchase includes EOD bomb suits, helmets and breathing apparatus visors in the total amount of $27,585.00.  Med-Eng Systems, Inc. is the sole source manufacturer of the EOD/IEDD Protective Equipment.  Funding is available in the Police Department Homeland Security Grant funds.

 

31.      Consideration for approval to award an engineering contract to Carter & Burgess, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, for an amount of $197,771.00 for the design and preparation of plans and specifications for the Laredo International Airport Runway 14/32 Keel Section Rehabilitation.  Funding is available in the Airport Construction Fund-FAA Proposed Rehabilitation Grant.

 

32.      Authorizing the award of a contract in the amount of $249,894.10 to Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., for the development of the Downtown Signalization Study.  Funding for this project is available through the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) account using federal planning grant (PL 112) funds.

 

33.      Authorizing the award of a contract in the amount of $65,028.00 to Alliance Transportation Group, Inc., for the development of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible and Efficient Transportation Equity Act:  A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) Compliance Project.  Funding is available through the Metropolitan Organization (MPO) account using federal planning grant (PL 112) funds.

 

34.      Consideration to authorize the purchase of two (2) service trucks and one (1) utility truck for the Utilities Department in the total amount of $84,628.00 from Philpot Motors, through the BuyBoard Cooperative Purchasing Program’s contract pricing.  Funding is available in the Utilities Department fund.

 

35.      Authorizing the City Manager to transfer Unit 6119 (1999 Vac-con Combo Unit V309S) Truck from the Environmental Services Department to the Utilities Department, and compensate the respective department in the amount of $40,000.00 from the Waste Water Fund.

 

36.      Consideration to award a supply contract number FY 07-049 to the low bidder, HD Supply Waterworks, San Antonio, Texas, in the base amount of $109,158.09 for the purchase of rubber couplings and fittings used for wastewater applications for the Utilities Department.  This will be a year supply contract with an option to extend for an additional year.  These materials are purchased on an as needed basis by the Utilities Department-Wastewater Operations for construction and repair projects.  Funding is available in the Utilities Department.

 

37.      Consideration to award a supply contract number FY07-050 to the low bidder, Ferguson Waterworks, McAllen, Texas in the estimated amount of $575,942.00 for the purchase of PVC pipe used by the Utilities Department. This will be a sixty (60) day supply contract.  At the end of the sixty days, staff will review the market price for this commodity and will recommend extending this contract for an additional sixty day period or to solicit new bids.  These materials are purchased on an as needed basis by the Utilities Department Operations for construction and repair projects.  Funding is available in the Utilities Department Fund.  

 

38.      Consideration to award contract FY07-052 for tire repair services to the low bidders, Tire Centers, Laredo, Texas and Beltran’s Road Service, Laredo, Texas. This contract is based on the lowest cost format utilizing service call rate, after hour rate, holiday rates, and tire repair rate.  City departments will be able to contact the vendors for passenger vehicle, heavy truck, and construction equipment tire repairs. The term of this contract will be for a one year period with an option to extend this contract for one additional one year term.  Funding is available in the Fleet budget. 

 

39.      Consideration to award a supply contract number FY07-043 to the following low bidders:  Leyendecker Materials, Laredo, Texas in the estimated amount of  $1,543,750.00, for the purchase of asphalt (F.O.B plant), black base (F.O.B plant), flexible base (F.O.B plant), sand (F.O.B plant and site delivered), and gravel (F.O.B plant and site delivered) ; Brothers Materials, Laredo, Texas in the estimated amount of $96,450.00 for the purchase of asphalt (site delivered), flexible base (site delivered) and black base (site delivered);  City Ready Mix, Laredo, Texas in the estimated amount of $229,500.00, for the purchase of ready mix cement Site Delivered);  Ergon Asphalt, Austin, Texas, in the estimated amount $18,446.00, for the purchase of asphalt oils and emulsions (F.O.B plant and site delivered).  These will be the primary vendors for the purchase of materials required for all city paving and construction projects.  The term of this contract is for a one year period and is subject to the availability of funds.  All materials are purchased on an as needed basis utilizing the Public Works Department, Utilities Department, and construction projects budgets. 

 

40.      Consideration to award an annual contract number FY07-045 to the low bidders, Al & Rob Sales, Laredo, Texas, in the estimated annual amount of $88,865.10, for the purchase of uniform trousers; and V F Imagewear, Inc.,  Nashville, Tn. in the estimated amount of $79,367.60, for the purchase of uniform shirts for the Police Department.  All items will be purchased on an as-needed basis. Funding is available in the Police Department budget.

 

41.      Consideration to award a contract to Sungard H.T.E. Inc., Lake Mary, FL., for the purchase of Click2Gov an online e-commerce system in the total amount of $86,409.00.  This system will allow for payment of water utilities, property taxes, and parking tickets with a major credit card or recurring bank draft via the internet.  Funding is available in the 2006 Public Property Finance Contractual Obligation bond proceeds.   

 

42.      Consideration to authorize the purchase of one (1) cab and chassis in the total amount of $93,653.00 from Chastang’s Bayou City Ford; and one, 23 cubic yard, front loader refuse packer in the total amount of $76,878.00 from Heil of Texas, through the Houston Galveston Area Council of Governments (HGAC) cooperative purchasing program’s contract pricing.  Funding is available in the Solid Waste budget.

 

43.      Authorizing the issuance of a request for proposals (RFP) for the Bruni Plaza Preservation and Restoration Project, located at 1120 San Bernardo Avenue, as further described as all of Block 194, Eastern Division.  Funding is available in Planning and Zoning Department budget.

 

44.      Refund of property tax in the amount of $624.07 payable to the Laredo National Bank due to an erroneous payment.  Account number 938-50001-020.

 

45.      Approving monthly adjustments to the tax roll.  The amounts to be adjusted for the month of January 2007, represents an increase of $184,338.32.  These adjustments are determined by Webb County Appraisal District and by court orders.

 

46.      Consideration to approve a contract with Selectron Technologies, Inc., Portland, Oregon, in the amount of $72,290.00 for providing a software and hardware Automated Interactive Voice Response (IVR) Customer Service System for the Utility Billing operation.  Funding is available in the Utility Billing Division budget.

 

XIII.           STAFF REPORTS

 

47.       

 

A.       Presentation by Keith Selman, Planning Department Director, regarding the Laredo Railroad Quiet Zone Study, conducted by the Metropolitan Planning Organization, with possible action.

 

B.       Update on secondary water negotiations and setting up a workshop date, with possible action.

 

C.       Update on the proposed split payment program for payment of property taxes, with possible action.

 

D.       Presentation by the Parkland Dedication Ordinance Ad Hoc Committee regarding the revised draft of the proposed Parkland Dedication Ordinance, with possible action.

 

XIV.         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.

 

48.      Request for Executive Session pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071 (1) (B) to consult with Tax Attorney representing the City of Laredo and consider a settlement offer regarding pending litigation:  Cause No. 2005-CVQ00883-D1 Ramona Uvalle Ibarra vs. City of Laredo, et al, in the 49th District Court of Webb County, Texas, and return to open session for possible action.

 

49.      Request by City Council for executive session pursuant to the Texas Government Code, Section 551.071(1) (B) to consult with its attorney to obtain legal advice regarding a proposed settlement offer to Montemayor Construction regarding a contractual dispute for asphalt repairs and landscaping services; and return to open session for possible action on same.

 

XV.           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 Wednesday, February 14, 2007 at 7:30 p.m.

                                                                       

 

 

                                                                        Gustavo Guevara, Jr.

                                                                        City Secretary