CITY OF LAREDO
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
1110 HOUSTON STREET
LAREDO, TEXAS 78040
FEBRUARY 20, 2007
I. PUBLIC HEARINGS
1. Public hearing and introductory ordinance authorizing the City Manager to accept the FY 2007 Federal Planning Funds (PL112) in the amount of $480,039.00 and amending the City of Laredo’s 2006-2007 General Fund budget to match PL112’s budget by increasing revenues by $168,544.00 and expenditures by $168,244.00. The PL112 Funds come from the 2006-2007 approved Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP).
II. INTRODUCTORY ORDINANCE
2. Approving the public sale of a tract of land containing 88.6913-acres, more or less, legally described as Lot Numbers One (1), Two (2), and Three (3), in Block Number Two (2), Laredo International Airport Passenger Terminal Subdivision, as per Plat recorded in Volume 16, pages 45-47, Webb County Plat Records and authorizing the City Manager to execute all conveyance documents to sole bidder Laredo Town Center, L.P. in the amount of $15,865,000.00; the Laredo Town Center bid offer is subject to the closing being held sixty (60) days after City Council award of the sale instead of the thirty (30) days specified in the bid specifications, and further contingent upon Laredo Town Center receiving clear title to the subject property, and providing for an effective date.
III. GENERAL COUNCIL DISCUSSIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
A. Request by Council Member Dr. Michael Landeck
Discussion with possible action regarding any issues related to the Secondary Water Source. (Co-sponsored by Council Member Juan Chavez)
B. Request by Council Member Gene Belmares
A presentation by the Citizens’ Environmental Advisory Committee (CEAC) on alternatives to the Border security wall, with possible action. (Co-sponsored by Council Member Hector “Tito” Garcia)
C. Request by Council Member Juan Chavez
Discussion with possible action on a plan to inform the public of all emergencies and public safety issues through the use of the local media. (Co-sponsored by the Mayor)
IV. 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, February 16, 2007 at 5:00 p.m.
Gustavo Guevara, Jr.