CITY OF LAREDO
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
LAREDO, TEXAS 78040
SEPTEMBER 26, 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.
I. CALL TO ORDER
2008-R-115 Supporting and authorizing the
City of Laredo’s participation in the South Texas Development Council, and
authorizing payment of the City of Laredo’s assessed membership dues in the
amount of $45,106.80 for the period October 1, 2008 to September 30, 2009.
the property tax revenue increase reflected in the Fiscal Year 2009 budget as
required by the Texas Local Government Code, Section 102.007 said increase
being $5,444,937.00 or 9.39%. This
additional amount is due entirely to increases in property tax valuations and
new property added to the tax roll and NOT to any increase of the current tax
rate of $.637000.
3. Authorizing the approval of the
design of the Buenos Aires Community Center, a joint development project
between the City of Laredo and Webb County, (Commissioner Jerry Garza). The existing Interlocal
Agreement allows for the review and approval of the design plans prior to
initiation of construction. Design of
the facility is being produced by FQR Architects.
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.
Request for Request for Executive Session
pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071(1)(A)
to consult with City Attorney regarding pending litigation in the case styled
Shustring Productions, Inc.dba LareDos
Publishing v. Raul Salinas and City of Laredo, Case No. 5:08-cv-00120, in the
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Laredo
Division; and return to open session for possible action.
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 Monday, September
22, 2008, at 12:00 noon.