CITY OF LAREDO
                     CITY COUNCIL MEETING

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

                            AGENDA


A-98-R-13                                  MARCH 2, 1998


   I.  CALL TO ORDER

  II.  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 III.  ROLL CALL

  IV.  INTRODUCTORY ORDINANCES

       2. Establishing a 15% penalty on delinquent tax accounts as of July 1,
          1998, to defray cost of collection pursuant to Section 33.07(a) of the
          Property Tax Code.

   V.  FINAL READINGS


       3. 98-O-045  Amending Chapter 21 Offense and Miscellaneous provisions,
                    Article V.  Alarm Systems of the Code of Ordinances to the
                    City of Laredo. (City Council)

       4. 98-O-059  Amend the City of Laredo's 1997-1998 Annual Budget in the
                    amount of $31,845.00, for direct operating expenses for a
                    Multi-Agency Financial Disruption Task Force for the period
                    of July 1, 1997 and ending June 30, 1998. (City Council)

       5. 98-O-066  Authorizing the City Manager to execute all necessary
                    documents to effectively convey fee simple title to Export
                    Storage Co., Incorporated, for the sale of the "Surface
                    Only" at it's fair market value, of certain City properties
                    described as Parcel "A" consisting of 13,890 square feet
                    (55.55' x 250') out of that former section of the 1900 block
                    of Garden Street between the west right-of-way line of Santa
                    Rita Avenue and the east right-of-way line of Vidaurri
                    Avenue and being bounded on the north by Block 557, W.D.
                    and on the south by Block 550, W.D. and Parcel "B"
                    consisting of 13,890 square feet (55.56' x 250') out of the
                    former section of the 1900 block of Constantinople Street
                    between the west right-of-way line of Santa Rita Avenue and
                    the east right-of-way line of Vidaurri Avenue, being bounded
                    on the north by Block 562, W.D. on the south by Block 557,
                    W.D.  situated in the Western Division, City of Laredo, Webb
                    County, Texas, and hereby approving the submitted
                    Improvement Plan and which is in compliance with Section 10
                    of the Street Closing/Sales Policy Handbook as approved per
                    Resolution No. 97-R-140; and providing for an effective
                    date.  (City Council)

       6. 98-O-067  Authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement between
                    the City of Laredo Utilities Department, as Seller and the
                    City of Laredo General Fund, as Buyer, to purchase the
                    leasehold interest from the Utilities Department consisting
                    of an office building and improvements located at 4002
                    Bartlett at the Laredo International Airport.  The purchase
                    price is $400,000.00, being the appraised fair market value
                    of the building and improvements.  (City Council)

       7. 98-O-068  Authorizing the City Manager to execute a lease between the
                    City of Laredo Airport Fund, as Lessor and the City of
                    Laredo General Fund, as Lessee, for two tracts of land
                    containing approximately 8.973 acres, consisting of 6.597
                    acres out of Block No.  30 and 2.376 acres out of Block No.
                    22, recorded in Volume 5, Page 1, Plat Records of Webb
                    County, said property is located at the Laredo International
                    Airport.
                    1. Lease term is for twenty five (25) years plus one 15 year
                       renewal option.
                    2. The initial monthly rent shall be $3,908.67 plus annual
                       CPI rent adjustments and to include rent adjustments
                       based on fair market appraisal at each 10 year
                       anniversary period. (City Council) (As Amended)

       8. 98-O-069  Authorizing the City Manager to execute a lease between the
                    City of Laredo General Fund, as Lessor and the University of
                    Texas Board of Texas Board of Regents for use and benefit of
                    the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
                    as Lessee, for two tracts of land containing approximately
                    8.973 acres, consisting of 6.597 acres out of Block No.  30
                    and 2.376 acres out of Block No.  22, recorded in Volume 5,
                    Page 1, Plat Records of Webb County, said property is
                    located at the Laredo International Airport.
                    1.  Lease term is for twenty five (25) years plus one 15
                        year renewal option.
                    2.  The monthly rent during the term of the lease agreement
                        and during any option to renew shall be $10.00 per year.
                     The City hereby declares the establishment and construction
                     of a localized medical education and research campus is
                     sufficient consideration for this lease. (City Council) (As
                     Amended)

       9. 98-O-070   Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo
                     by rezoning 7.72 acres, as further described by metes and
                     bounds, located on State Highway 359, also known as
                     TransTexas Gas Corporation, from R-1 (Single Family
                     Residential District) to M-1 (Light Manufacturing
                     District).
                     (Jose R.  Perez)
      10. 98-O-071   Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo
                     by rezoning 5.122 acres, as further described by metes and
                     bounds, located at the 6300 Block of US 59, from AG
                     (Agricultural District) and R-1A (Single Family Reduced
                     Area District) to R-1-MH (Single Family Manufactured
                     Housing District).  (Louis H. Bruni)

      11. 98-O-072   Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo
                     by rezoning 0.997 acres, located at the 6400 Block of U.S.
                     Highway 59, from AG (Agricultural District) to B-3
                     (Community Business District), and authorizing the issuance
                     of a Conditional Use Permit for manufactured housing sales
                     on said site; providing for publication and effective date.
                     (Louis H. Bruni)

      12. 98-O-073   Amending City of Laredo Ordinance No.  96-O-097 which
                     authorized the issuance of a Special Use Permit for a
                     Mobile Home Park on 24.5 acres, as further described by
                     metes and bounds located on Hwy 59, also known as Casa Del
                     Sol Mobile Home Park, by revising the site plan.  (Louis H.
                     Bruni)

      13. 98-O-074   Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo
                     by rezoning Lots 1 and 2, Block 470, Eastern Division,
                     located at 4217 Marcella Avenue, from R-3 (Mixed
                     Residential District) to B-1 (Limited Business District).
                     (Eliseo Valdez Jr.)

      14. 98-O-075   Amending the City of Laredo's FY 1997-98 General Fund by
                     appropriating $400,000.00, from fund balance to be
                     transferred to the Water Fund and appropriating said
                     balance in the Water Fund revenues and expenses.
                     (City Council)

  VI.  RESOLUTIONS

      15. 98-R-039  Authorizing the City Manager to accept a grant from the
                    Office of National Drug Control Policy in the amount of
                    $356,086.00, for funding personnel and supplies for the
                    Multi-Agency Financial Disruption Task Force for the period
                    beginning January 1, 1998 through December 31, 1998.

      16. 98-R-041  Rescinding Resolution No. 97-R-117 by which the City of
                    Laredo accepted the donation of a two-acre tract of land
                    from Mr. Blackstone Dilworth, Jr., Mr. J.B.  "Scott"
                    Dilworth III, and Ms. Diane Dilworth Gates, for the
                    construction of a fire station on North McPherson Road at
                    its intersection with Grand Central Boulevard, and accepting
                    the donation of an alternative two-acre tract from the
                    above-mentioned members of the Dilworth family for same fire
                    station construction. Said alternative tract being 2.000
                    acres of land situated in Porcion 20 and the northeast part
                    of Survey Number 2415, School File 14283, Webb County,
                    Texas; being more particularly described by metes and bounds
                    as follows:
                    Being 2.000 acres of land situated in porcion 20 and the
                    northeast part of survey number 2415, School File 14283,
                    Webb County, Texas, being a portion of that certain larger
                    tract containing 2,307.1165 acres (called 2,389.5) and known
                    as "San Isidro Ranch" conveyed to Blackstone Dilworth, Jr.,
                    J.B. "Scott" Dilworth III, and Diane Dilworth Gates, by deed
                    recorded in Volume 1395, page 085, of the Deed Records of
                    said County.

 VII. MOTIONS

      17. Approval of bid specifications and authorization to advertise for bids
          for the following:
          a) Vehicle Lease - Police Department
          b) Vibratory Trench Compactors - Utilities Department
          c) Dedicated Groundwater Monitoring and Pumping System for the City
             Landfill
          d) Request for Proposal - Automated Telephone Customer Information
             System - Utility Billing Division
          e) Cargo Van - Traffic Safety Department f) Equipment rental - 2-
          scrapers, 1-water wagon, 1-sheepfoot compactor-Public Works
          Department, Father McNaboe Park construction project.
          A tentative award date is scheduled for April 6, 1998.

      18. Approval of the construction plans and authorization to advertise for
          bids for Cells 9 and 10 at the City of Laredo Landfill to include
          construction of an approximately seven (7) acre composite landfill
          liner for Type I Cells 9 and 10 with tentative award on April 6, 1998.
          Funding is available in the Landfill Advertising.

      19. Authorization to advertise for Request for Proposals (RFPs) for
          consulting engineering services for an automated leachate collection
          system at the City of Laredo Type I Landfill located on Highway 359
          which is to include surveying, engineering design, specifications for
          pumps, sensors, control panels, other system components and storage
          facility, preparation of specifications construction plans, cost
          estimates, and construction management as required for compliance with
          the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission's Subtitle D
          Requirements of 30 TAC 330 Municipal Solid Waste Regulations.  Funding
          is available in the Landfill Fund Advertising.

      20. Authorizing the City Manager to solicit proposals from qualified
          environmental consultants to develop a "Guidance Manual" to compliment
          the existing HazMat ordinance, as required by the HazMat Education and
          Enforcement Grant on a fast track basis.

      21. Authorizing the City Manager to solicit proposals from qualified
          environmental consultants to develop a NPDES (National Pollutant
          Discharge Elimination System) Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan
          for the City of Laredo Type I Landfill located on Highway 359 with the
          option to investigate the requirements of similar services for all
          other closed landfills.  The scope of work shall include developing a
          drainage master plan, implementing best management practices,
          monitoring and sampling plan as required for compliance with the 40
          CFR 122.26.

      22. Award of contract to the SOLE BIDDER, Royal Treat Carwash, Laredo,
          Texas, in the estimated amount of $26,000.00, for furnishing car wash
          services for the City's automotive fleet. Bids were requested on car
          wash service with and without inside vacuum.  The total bid pricing is
          approximately the same as the previous contract period. All services
          are secured on an as need basis.

      23. Award of contract to the LOW BIDDER, UEC Equipment Co., Oklahoma City,
          Oklahoma, in the amount of $97,504.00, for the purchase of two 1/2 ton
          trucks with an aerial device. One will be assigned to the Traffic
          Safety Department and the other to the Parks and Recreation
          Department. This equipment will be delivered within one hundred and
          twenty days. A total of five bids were received for this purchase.
          Funding is available from certificate of obligation proceeds.

      24. Award of contract to the LOW BIDDER MEETING SPECIFICATIONS, Accu-Rite
          Roofing, San Antonio, Texas, in the amount of $15,995.00, for roof
          repairs needed at the Jefferson Street Water Treatment plant. The City
          received three bids for this contract. The repairs will be completed
          with two weeks after award of contract. Funding is available in the
          department's operation budget.

          The City did receive a lower bid from Flores Roofing, Laredo, Texas,
          however this vendor is in arrears in City taxes and cannot be
          considered for this contract work.

      25. Award of contract to the LOWEST BIDDER, Laidlaw Environmental
          Services, San Antonio, Texas in the amount of $50,625.80, for
          coordinating two events in the year 1998 for the collection,
          processing, packing, transporting and proper disposal of household
          hazardous waste as part of the city's Household Hazardous Waste
          Collection and Proper Disposal Program. The cost of disposal is the
          same as that of the previous years.

      26. Award of contracts to the LOW BIDDERS, Laredo Diesel, Laredo, Texas,
          in the amount of $59,613.00, for the purchase of one 12 cubic yard
          dump truck for the Public Works Department and Power Equipment
          International, Inc., Corpus Christi, Texas, in the amount of
          $42,024.00, for the purchase of one 6 cubic yard dump truck for the
          Parks and Recreation Department. These trucks will be delivered within
          one hundred and twenty days.

      27. Award of contracts to the LOW BIDDERS, U.S. Filter Distribution Group,
          Laredo, Texas, in the estimated amount of $212,267.00, for the
          purchase of PVC pipe, and Municipal Pipe and Fabricating Company,
          Mission, Texas, in the estimated amount of $124,423.00, for the
          purchase of PVC and ductile iron pipe. These materials are purchased
          on an as needed basis by the Utilities Department - Water Operations
          for construction and repair projects.  The bid pricing is
          approximately 34% higher than the previous contract.  28. Award of
          three (3) engineering contracts, for surveying, design and preparation of
          plans and specifications for the FY 97-98 as follows:
		  
          1. Tinaja/Chacon Pilot Channel Improvements Phase I to Porras
             Engineering for an amount not to exceed $26,000.00.
          2. Construction of Sidewalks and Handicap Ramps on School approaches
             and other streets located within the Community Development target
             areas to WSBC Civil Engineers for an amount not to exceed
             $69,466.65.
          3. El Portal Riverfront Feasibility Study to Frank Architects/Sherfey
             Engineering Company for an amount not to exceed $23,000.00.
             Funding is available in: 1) Community Development CDBG Tinaja/Chacon
             Pilot Channel; 2) Community Development CDBG Sidewalk and 3) Community
             Development CDBG El Portal Riverfront Study.

      29. Approval of amendment no. 1 an increase of $3,818.34, to the original
          contract of $15,320.04, to Jones Environmental Drilling, Inc., Corpus
          Christi, Texas, for Installation/Construction of an additional
          Groundwater Monitoring Well at the City's Municipal Landfill in
          compliance with Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TNRCC)
          Chapter 330 Subchapter I (Groundwater Sampling and Monitoring) and
          Subchapter J (Closure). The original amount of wells was 4 and with
          this amendment the total amount of wells will be 5.
          This amendment brings the total to $19,138.38.

      30. Approval to reject the two bids received for the Laredo Independent
          School District (LISD) Ochoa-Sanchez Park located at Locust Street and
          Monterrey Avenue, and re-bid the project. This a City of Laredo/LISD
          Project with funding available from Community Development CDBG Ochoa-
          Elementary Park.

      31. Authorizing the City Manager to execute a cooperative agreement with
          the County of Webb, Head Start Program, on behalf of the City of
          Laredo Health Department for health services and disease prevention
          activities to be provided through the WIC Program and the Health
          Protective Services Division for the period beginning September 1,
          1997, through August 31, 1998.

      32. Authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with the Texas
          Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, for the purpose of
          providing on-line computer services through the City of Laredo Health
          Department's Vital Statistics Division.

      33. Authorizing the City Manager to amend Section 2.7 of the Catholic
          Social Services' of Laredo, Inc.  (CSSL) contract for funding to
          administer the City's Fiscal Year 1997-1998 General Fund Welfare
          Assistance Program retroactively to October 1, 1997.

      34. Approval of the revised plan for the construction of the Father
          Charles McNaboe Recreational Complex and authorization for staff to
          proceed with project construction. Funding is available in the Capital
          Improvement Fund.

      35. Informing Council of the results of the bids for the relocation of
          utilities on Hwy. 59; awarding the contract to the sole responsible
          bidder, Price Construction, in the amount of $610,827.00.


VIII.  CITY MANAGER'S REPORT

      36. Presentation and possible action on a motion by the Telecommunications
          Commission recommending to City Council that the City petition the
          Attorney General to file a class action lawsuit against payless
          communications.

      37. Update on the status of the Colonias Facility Plan and financial
          application.

      38. Status reports regarding the implementation of the City of Laredo FAR
          PART 150 Airport Noise Compatibility Program and installation of the
          Terminal Automated Radar Display Information System (TARDIS).

      39. Request for Executive Session as authorized by Texas Government Code,
          Section 551.071(1)(B), to discuss settlement offer of pending
          litigation in the case of City of Laredo vs. Maghna Corporation dba
          Executive House Hotel, Cause No. 97CVQ00172-D1, 49th District Court,
          Webb County and return to open session for possible action.


  7:00 RECESS


  IX.  COMMUNICATIONS

   X.  CITY COUNCIL DISCUSSION AND PRESENTATION

      40. Requests by Mayor and City Councilmembers for discussion and
          presentation.


    A.  Requests by Councilmember Louis H. Bruni

       1. Discussion and possible action regarding the placement of a traffic
          signal at the intersection of Milmo and Saunders Streets.

       2. Status report regarding the widening and storm drainage improvements
          to Cherry Hill Drive between Calton Road and Bustamante Street.

       3. Status report regarding the paving of the 3300 Block of Lane, and the
          resurfacing the 1600, 1700, and 1800 Blocks of Milmo with possible
          action.

       4. Discussion and possible action on the sidewalk improvements to the
          Montgomery India Project with funding available from cost saving from
          said project.


    B.  Requests by Councilmember Alfonso I. Casso

       1. Discussion and possible action regarding Tree City USA and the tree
          maintenance program.

       2. Discussion and possible action regarding the recent personnel re-
          assignments.

       3. Discussion and possible action regarding a land use agreement with
          Webb County for the donation of County owned land by the old detention
          center for the construction of the City of Laredo Fire Training
          Facility.

    C.  Requests by Councilmember Eliseo Valdez Jr.

       1. Discussion and possible action regarding the inclusion of West Olive
          Street to Cutler Repaving Contract.

       2. Status report regarding the 5% pay increase for city employees, with
          possible action.

       3. Status report regarding the Speed Hump Pilot Program being development
          by staff with possible action.

    D.  Requests by Councilmember Mario G. Alvarado

       1. Presentation by the South Texas International Summit Committee
          recognizing the support and efforts of City Staff during the 1st
          Annual South Texas International Youth Summit.


  XI.  PUBLIC HEARINGS

      41. Public hearing approving the amendment to the contract with the Texas
          Department of Health and budget in the amount of $235,954.00, in
          additional funds for the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) of the City
          of Laredo Health Department for the period September 1, 1997, through
          August 31, 1998.

                 INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
          Approving the amendment to the contract with the Texas Department of
          Health and budget in the amount of $235,954.00, in additional funds
          for the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) of the City of Laredo Health
          Department for the period September 1, 1997, through August 31, 1998.

      42. Public hearing amending the City of Laredo Code of Ordinances by
          creating Article IX of Chapter 21, titled "Noise Nuisances," thereby
          establishing an article regulating excessive noise, declaring noise
          nuisances and providing for a penalty thereof; deleting subsection 21-
          17(5) concerning general nuisances which having been incorporated into
          Article IX.; deleting Chapter 28, Article IV.  titled Sound
          Amplification Devices, which having been incorporated into Article IX.

                 INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
          Amending the City of Laredo Code of Ordinances by creating Article IX
          of Chapter 21, titled "Noise Nuisances," thereby establishing an
          article regulating excessive noise, declaring noise nuisances and
          providing for a penalty thereof; deleting subsection 21-17(5)
          concerning general nuisances which having been incorporated into
          Article IX.; deleting Chapter 28, Article IV.  titled Sound
          Amplification Devices, which having been incorporated into Article IX;
          providing for an effective date and publication.

      43. Public hearing amending Section 24.82 of the Laredo Land Development
          Code by allowing for the use of temporary signage along US and State
          Highways during times of reconstruction on those highways.  The
          Planning and Zoning Commission recommends approval of the amendment.

                 INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
          Amending Section 24.82 of the Laredo Land Development Code by allowing
          for the use of temporary signage along US and State Highways during
          times of reconstruction on those highways; providing for publication
          and effective date.

      44. Public hearing amending ordinance 96-O-198 of the code of ordinances
          of the City of Laredo to permit two-way traffic northbound and
          southbound on the 100 to 300 blocks of San Pablo Avenue on a three (3)
          block segment between Iturbide and Water Streets; and authorizing the
          City Manager to take the necessary steps to enforce this ordinance and
          for providing publication and effective date.

                 INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
          Amending ordinance 96-O-198 of the code of ordinances of the City of
          Laredo to permit two-way traffic northbound and southbound on the 100
          to 300 blocks of San Pablo Avenue on a three (3) block segment between
          Iturbide and Water Streets and authorizing the City Manager to take
          the necessary steps to enforce this ordinance and for providing
          publication and effective date.

      45. Public hearing amending the City of Laredo's FY 1997-98 Annual Budget
          by authorizing the City Manager to execute an amendment (increase) to
          the Laredo Municipal Transit Systems FY 1997-98 operating budget
          (revenue and expenditures; Fund 558) in the amount of $5,998.00, from
          $7,031,497.00 to $7,037,495.00; by transferring funds from the transit
          sales tax proceeds budget reserve account (Fund 518) to facilitate 1
          hour extended bus service on Monday through Thursday to Route 16 -
          TAMIU.

                 INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
          Amending the City of Laredo's FY 1997-98 Annual Budget by authorizing
          the City Manager to execute an amendment (increase) to the Laredo
          Municipal Transit Systems FY 1997-98 operating budget (revenue and
          expenditures; Fund 558) in the amount of $5,998.00, from $7,031,497.00
          to $7,037,495.00; by transferring funds from the transit sales tax
          proceeds budget reserve account (Fund 518) to facilitate 1 hour
          extended bus service on Monday through Thursday to Route 16 -TAMIU.
      46. Public hearing amending the City of Laredo's FY 1997-98 Hotel-Motel
          budget in the amount of $36,454.00, to be used for direct advertising
          and other related expenditures. These monies result from excess FY
          1996-1997 balances in the Hotel-Motel fund from prior year collected
          taxes; and authorizing the City Manager to implement said budget.

                 INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
          Amending the City of Laredo's FY 1997-98 Hotel-Motel budget in the
          amount of $36,454.00, to be used for direct advertising and other
          related expenditures. These monies result from excess FY 1996-1997
          balances in the Hotel-Motel fund from prior year collected taxes; and
          authorizing the City Manager to implement said budget.

 XII.  MOTION TO RECESS AND CONVENE AS THE LAREDO MUNICIPAL HOUSING

      47. Authorizing the Laredo Municipal Corporation (LMHC) Director to submit
          an application to the Webb County Appraisal District for recognition
          of property tax exemption during 1998 for the fifty (50) lots and
          improvements at the Riverhills Subdivision, Unit I under the LMHC
          Lease/Purchase Program. The property tax exemption will enable LMHC to
          save the necessary funds that will be applied to the downpayment and
          closing costs for the Lease/Purchase Program. The Webb County
          Appraisal District has already approved the property tax exemption for
          1997. LMHC has been advised that it will be necessary to apply for
          this exemption on a yearly basis since the tax exemption is not
          renewed automatically.


XIII.  MOTION TO RECESS AND CONVENE AS THE LAREDO MASS TRANSIT BOARD

      48. Authorization to solicit bids for the purchase of operator uniforms. A
          total of 600 shirts and 300 trousers will be purchased for all El
          Metro Bus Drives. A tentative bid award date is scheduled for April 6,
          1998. Funding is available in Transit System, Vehicle Operations,
          Uniforms.

      49. Award of a two year contract to the LOW BIDDER, Unifirst, Laredo,
          Texas, in the estimated amount of $34,720.40, for providing uniforms,
          entrance mats, shop aprons, dispenser towels, and laundry service for
          the Transit Systems Maintenance Department and Transit Center
          personnel. The contract will include weekly laundry service for thirty
          six maintenance employees and eight Transit Center employees. This
          service is provided in accordance to the terms of the collective
          bargaining agreement. A total of two bids were received for this
          contract. Funding is available in Transit System-Vehicle Maintenance-
          Contractual Services, Uniforms, Non Vehicle Maintenance-Contractual
          Services, Uniforms, Transit System-Transit Center Uniform Rental.

      50. Motion to amend the contract with Nova Bus, Inc., Roswell, New Mexico,
          for the Purchase of eight 35-foot CNG transit buses, by adding a spare
          bus power plant (engine, transmission and related accessories). The
          amendment would increase the amount of the contract by $71,486.05, to
          $2,570,614.05.


 XIV.  MOTION TO RECESS AND CONVENE AS THE LAREDO CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU

      51. Approval of contract with the Laredo Chamber of Commerce to provide
          promotion and tourist information in Mexico and agreeing to reimburse
          50% of the Chamber of Commerce's operations cost of the Infocenter
          which is $21,500.00.


  XV.  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, FEBRUARY 27, 1998 AT 5:30 P.M.


                                  ________________________
                                   GUSTAVO GUEVARA, JR.
                                   CITY SECRETARY