CITY COUNCIL MEETING
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
LAREDO, TEXAS 78040
July 30, 2008
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.
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.
CALL TO ORDER
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
COMMUNICATIONS AND RECOGNITIONS
Citizens are required to
fill out a witness card and identify themselves at the microphone. Comments should be relevant to City
business and delivered in a professional manner. No derogatory remarks will be
permitted. There is a time limit of
three minutes per speaker.
2008-R-093 Approving the temporary License
Agreement for a period of eight months with the United States of America, by
and through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, over 25.53 acres of City
property along the Rio Grande River Bend for
the purpose of carrying out the Carrizo Cane Eradication Project of
the Laredo Sector of U.S. Border Patrol; and Authorizing the City Manager to
execute the temporary License Agreement in the form attached as exhibit 1, of
which exhibits A & B of the agreement set forth the description of the
To add to the Council’s schedule in August and September 2008 the
August 7th, 11th and 13th
@ 5:30 p.m. for budget workshops; and September 12, 2008 @ 12:15 p.m. for a Special
City Council Meeting (for introduction of ordinance adopting the tax rate)
**Due to the Labor Day Holiday the regularly
scheduled meeting of Monday, September 1, 2008 will be rescheduled for
Tuesday, September 2, 2008.
Submission of the proposed Fiscal Year 2009 Annual Budget as per
Article VI, Section 6.02, Submission of Budget which states that “At least
sixty (60) days before the end of the fiscal year, the City Manager shall
present to the Council a budget for the ensuing fiscal year with an
accompanying budget message.”
Submission of the proposed 2009 – 2013 Capital Improvement Program
(CIP) as per Article VI, Section 6.05, which states that “The City Manager shall prepare and submit a
five (5) year capital program at least sixty (60) days before the end of the
fiscal year. “
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, July
25, 2008 at 6:00 p.m.
Gustavo Guevara, Jr.