CITY OF LAREDO
1110 HOUSTON STREET
LAREDO, TEXAS 78040
MAY 12, 2008
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.
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attendees of the City Council meetings, please turn off all cellular phones
and pagers, or place on inaudible signal.
Thank you for your consideration.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Public hearing and introductory ordinance authorizing the issuance of City
of Laredo, Texas, Combination Tax and Revenue Certificates of Obligation,
Series 2008A, in the estimated amount of $32,000,000.00 for paying all or a
portion of the City’s contractual obligations for the purpose of:
Constructing, improving and repairing City streets and sidewalks,
together with drainage, traffic and street signalization and lighting
acquisition of municipal equipment and municipal vehicles for various
City Departments including Health Department, Parks and Leisure Department,
Police Department, Fire Department and Engineering Department;
acquiring, constructing, improving and equipping the City’s Parks and
Recreation buildings and facilities, design and construction of hike and bike
trails and recreations centers, Health Department buildings and Libraries,
including land acquisition and right-of-way, construction and design, and
major renovations to Municipal buildings,
for payment of legal, fiscal, and engineering fees in connection with
such projects; approving an official statement, authorizing the execution of
a purchase contract, making provisions for the security thereof;
and authorizing amendment to City’s budget to appropriate
such proceeds for purposes authorized herein; and ordaining other matters
relating to the subject.
Public hearing and introductory ordinance authorizing the issuance of City of Laredo, Texas Combination Tax and Waterworks
and Sewer System Revenue Certificates of Obligation, Series 2008B in the
estimated amount of $48,500,000.00, for the purpose of:
Constructing, Improving and Extending the Waterworks System and Sewer
System including the payment of legal, fiscal and engineering fees in connection
with the projects;
approving an official statement, authorizing the execution of a purchase
contract, making provisions for the security thereof
authorizing amendment to the City’s budget
to appropriate such proceeds for the purpose authorized herein;
matters relating to the subject.
Public hearing and introductory ordinance authorizing
the issuance of City of Laredo, Texas
International Toll Bridge System Revenue Bonds, Series 2008 for the purpose
construction expansion of inspection station (Lanes) for Bridge No. IV;
an official statement, authorizing the execution of a purchase contract, and
the execution of an escrow agreement and ;
amendment to the City’s budget to appropriate such proceeds for purposes
authorized herein, and authorizing and ordaining other matters related to the
RECESS AND RECONVENE AT 5:30 P.M.
Presentation of Parks
Open Space Master Plan by Miguel Pescador, Parks and Leisure Services Director,
with discussion and possible action.
Status report regarding setting a priority for
major capital improvements to include the water park, convention center and a
baseball stadium, with possible action.
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.
for Executive Session pursuant to the Texas Government Code, Section 551.074
to deliberate the appointment, employment and duties of the Chief of Police;
and return to open session for possible action thereon.
This notice was posted at the Municipal Government
Houston Street, Laredo, Texas, at a place convenient and readily accessible to
the public at all times. Said notice was
posted on Wednesday, May 7, 2008 at 6:00 p.m.