CITY OF LAREDO
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
1110 HOUSTON STREET
LAREDO, TEXAS 78040
JANUARY 2, 2007
I. GENERAL COUNCIL DISCUSSIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
A. Request by Mayor Raul G. Salinas
1. Discussion with possible action on implementing new tourism promotional initiatives to continue to attract and retain businesses and visitors from Mexico and identifying additional funding.
B. Request by Council Member Hector Garcia
1. Discussion with possible action on the vacant homes and properties related to the noise abatement program in District II. (Co-sponsored by Council Member Juan Chavez)
2. Update on the Gale Street Bridge project. (Co-sponsored by Council Member Juan Chavez)
2. Awarding a construction contract to the low bidder, Jimmy Closner and Sons Construction Company, Inc., Mercedes, Texas, in the amount of $4,697,756.20 for the construction of the SH359 Work Order #3 Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Systems to the Colonias Old Milwaukee, Los Altos, D-5 Acres, San Carlos I, San Carlos II, Tanquecitos II, Ranchitos 359 East & Laredo Ranchettes subject to the approval of the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB). The construction time is 540 calendar days. Funding is available in the Colonias Project Fund.
III. 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, December 29, 2006 at 12:00 noon.
Gustavo Guevara, Jr.