CITY OF LAREDO

SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING

A-2007-SC-06

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1110 HOUSTON STREET

LAREDO, TEXAS 78040

AUGUST 15, 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.               MOTION

 

1.      Authorizing the City Manager to execute an amendment to the contract with Denton, Navarro, Rocha & Bernal, a professional corporation for additional legal services to assist the Acting City Attorney with such assistance to include legal advice, counsel evaluation, ordinance and document preparation and litigation services for the City of Laredo.  The additional services will be needed until additional staff is hired in the Legal department.   This additional contract amount is estimated not to exceed $25,000.00 including other reimbursable expenses such as hotel and travel expenses.  The new contract amount is $100,000.00.  Funding is available in the Legal Department Budget.

 

V.                 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.


 

2.      Request for Executive Session pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071 (1) (A) to consult with attorney on the pending case of Laredo Town Center, L.P. v. City of Laredo, Cause No. 2007CVQ000972D1 in the 49th District Court, Webb County, Texas; and return to open session for possible action. 

 

 

VI.               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, August 10, 2007 at 5:00 p.m.                                                                     

 

 

                                                                        Gustavo Guevara, Jr.

                                                                        City Secretary