CITY OF LAREDO

SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 A-2007-SC-01

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1110 HOUSTON STREET

LAREDO, TEXAS 78040

JANUARY 9, 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.                  ROLL CALL

 

III.                PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

IV.               Discussion with possible action regarding short term goals and objectives for the Acting City Manager.

 

V.                 Discussion with possible action regarding amending the federal and state legislative agendas to add, delete, and amend legislative issues; and setting legislative priorities.

 

VI.               PUBLIC HEARING

 

1.      Public hearing and introductory ordinance amending the City of Laredo Code of Ordinances, Chapter 28 (Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places), Article III-Civic Center, Division 2-Rental Rates for Facility, Personnel and Equipment Services, by providing for a one time waiver of approximately $5,790.00 in fees for the use of the Civic Center Facilities and Equipment during the 5th International Sister Cities Festival to take place from January 23-28, 2007. 


 

VII.             RESOLUTION

 

2.       2007-R-002        Ratifying the contract of October 24, 2005 with Killam Ranch Properties, Ltd., a copy of which is attached as exhibit 1; approving the first amendment to that contract, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 2; and (1) accepting the donation of the waterline easement, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit D of exhibit 2; and (2) accepting the donation of the waterline easement, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit E of Exhibit 2; and (3) authorizing the release of the easement [which is Exhibit C of Exhibit 1], a copy of which release is attached as Exhibit F, because of the grant of the easements referred to in (1) and (2).

 

VIII.           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.

 

IX.               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, January 5, 2007 at 6:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

                                                                        Gustavo Guevara, Jr.

                                                                        City Secretary