CITY OF LAREDO

SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING

AND CITY COUNCIL WORKSHOP

A-2007-WSC-01

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1110 HOUSTON STREET

LAREDO, TEXAS 78040

APRIL 23, 2007

11:30 a.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.        MOTIONS

 

1.      Consideration to authorize the City Manager to issue a permit to the Mary Help of Christians School for the installation of a banner to advertise their Spring Jamaica, located across 101 Del Mar Boulevard to be hung for a period not to exceed 10 days from issuance of permit; and to require that Mary Help of Christians School will sign a release of liability to the City of Laredo.

 

2.      Consideration to authorize the purchase of traffic signal poles and arms required for the Winfield – Alexander Parkway traffic signal project and modifications to the existing Alexander High School traffic signal pole due to the widening of the street, from Pelco Structural LLC, Claymore, OK, in the total amount of $38,237.00.  [This signal light will not be relocated]  These items are being purchased through the State of Texas cooperative purchasing program utilizing a TX DOT open market purchase contract.   Delivery is within 65 – 70 calendar days.  Funding is available from 2006 Contractual Obligation bond proceeds.

 

3.      Amending motion made on April 16, 2007 by endorsing House Bill 3594 regarding One Stop Border Inspection Facilities and supporting State Representative Richard Raymond’s efforts to pass such bill.

 

V.          WORKSHOP PRESENTATION

 

Presentation on a joint partnership with Webb County for the construction of a proposed Fifth International Bridge and a Railroad Bridge; with discussion and 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, April 20, 2007 at 11:30 a.m.  

 

 

                                                    

                                                                         Gustavo Guevara, Jr.

                                                                         City Secretary