CITY OF LAREDO
                          SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING

                              CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
                               1110 HOUSTON STREET
                                  LAREDO, TEXAS
                                    5:30 P.M.

                                     AGENDA

       A97-S-40                                   NOVEMBER 18, 1997

   I.  CALL TO ORDER
  II.  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 III.  ROLL CALL
  IV.  FINAL READINGS

       2. 97-O-276  Amending Ordinance No. 96-O-163, to authorize the City to
                    accept water rights in lieu of payment of water availability
                    fees, at a negotiated equivalency when the City intends to
                    acquire real estate for a valid public purpose.

   V.  MOTIONS

       3. Approval of Change Order no. 3, an increase of $24,835.00, to the
          construction contract with Lambda Construction Company, New Braunfels,
          Texas, for additional work on the clarifiers at the Jefferson Street
          Water Treatment Plant Solids Handling Improvements Project. Funding is
          available in the 1994 Bond for Waterworks - Sludge Disposal Jefferson.
          Original contrcat amount was for $2,451,300.00. This change order will
          bring the total to $2,627,000.00.

  VI.  CITY MANAGER'S REPORT

       4. Presentation regarding the list of 1998 Capital Improvement Projects
          with a discussion on the use of certificates of obligation for their
          funding, with possible action.

       5. Presentation regarding the City's Three Year Street Recycling Program,
          with possible action.


 VII.  COMMUNICATIONS

VIII.  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, NOVEMBER 14, 1997 AT 5:30 P.M.


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                                   GUSTAVO GUEVARA, JR.
                                   CITY SECRETARY