CITY OF LAREDO
                              CITY COUNCIL MEETING
                                    A98-R-51
                              CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
                               1110 HOUSTON STREET
                                NOVEMBER 23, 1998
                                    5:30 P.M.


    I. CALL TO ORDER
   II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  III. ROLL CALL
   IV. MINUTES
     1. City Council Meeting October 26, 1998
        Special City Council Meeting October 29, 1998

    V.  INTRODUCTORY ORDINANCE

         2. Authorizing the City Manager to execute a lease assignment between
            the City of Laredo and Tri-Group International, Inc., as Assignor,
            and Granitos Naturales of North America, Inc., as Assignee, for
            approximately 16,000 square feet constituting Building No. 60
            located at 4810 Maher Avenue at the Laredo International Airport.

         3. Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Lease Agreement between
            the City of Laredo, as LESSOR, and Smith Helicopters, Inc., as
            LESSEE, for a tract of land containing approximately 74,053 square
            feet located on Block No. 1, as recorded in Volume 5, Page 1, Plat
            Records of Webb County, Texas, said property is located at the
            Laredo International Airport and is further described by metes and
            bounds description.  Lease term is for twenty (20) years commencing
            on January 1, 1999 until December 31, 2 019 plus two consecutive ten
            (10) year renewal option periods until December 31, 2039.   The
            initial monthly rent is $1,172.50 and the rent shall be adjusted
            annually based on changes in the Consumer price index and at each
            ten-year anniversary based on fair market rent appraisal on the
            lease premises.

     4. Authorizing the City Manager to terminate a lease agreement dated
        January 19, 1987, approved by Ordinance No. 87-O-11 and authorizing the
        City Manager to execute a lease agreement with Dr. E.H. Borchers, Jr.,
        for approximately 4,272 square feet constituting Building No. 910
        located at 4403 North Daughtery Avenue at the Laredo International
        Airport. Lease term is for two years commencing on November 1, 1998 and
        ending on October 31, 2000 and may be extended for ten one-year options
        until October 31, 2010.  Monthly rental shall be $1,482.50 and will be
        adjusted annually during the primary and extension terms according to
        changes in the Consumer Price Index.

     5. To waive parking fees at the Laredo Transit Center for patrons at the
        garage between 6:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. on Friday, December 11, 1998,
        subject to a $100.00 contribution by the Centro Iturbide Street
        Association. The parking fees will be waived in order to support the
        association's "December Fest" Mall Opening Festival, a community event
        in Downtown Laredo.

VI. FINAL READING

    6. 98-0-302  Authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement
                 providing for possible reimbursement of part of the cost of
                 constructing a sanitary sewer line incurred by Gerardo G.
                 Salinas, part owner and developer of Hilltop Subdivision, Phase
                 II.  The total amount of reimbursement is $48,561.01 and will
                 be paid to Gerardo G. Salinas as adjacent property owners
                 connect to the system. (City Council)

     7. 98-0-303  Authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement
                 providing for possible reimbursement of part of the cost of
                 constructing a water line incurred by Gerardo G. Salinas, part
                 owner and developer of Hilltop Subdivision, Phase II.  The
                 total amount of reimbursement is $12,344.19 and will be paid to
                 Gerardo G. Salinas as adjacent property owners connect to the
                 system. (City Council)

     8. 98-O-304  Ordinance amending the contract with the Texas Department of
                  Health and budget in the amount of $2,000 in additional funds
                  for the Chronic Disease Prevention Program, Breast and
                  Cervical Cancer Control Project (BCCCP), of the City of Laredo
                  Health Department for the period beginning September 1, 1998,
                  through August 31, 1999. (City Council)

     9. 98-O-305  Ordinance authorizing the approval of the general provisions
                  contract with the Texas Department of Health and approval of a
                  budget in the amount of $183,186 for the Tuberculosis
                  Prevention/Control Project of the City of Laredo Health
                  Department for the period beginning January 1, 1999, through
                  December 31, 1999. (City Council)

    10. 98-O-306  Ordinance amending the contract with the Texas Department of
                  Health and budget in the amount of $149,000 for the HIV/AIDS
                  Prevention and Education Project of the City of Laredo Health
                  Department for the period beginning January 1, 1999, through
                  December 31, 1999. (City Council)

   VII. RESOLUTIONS

     11. 98-R-195 Authorizing the City Manager to accept a grant from the Texas
                  Department of Health in the amount of $142,492 for the Neural
                  Tube Defects Project of the City of Laredo Health Department
                  for the period beginning October 1, 1998, through September
                  30, 1999.

   VIII.  MOTIONS

12. Authorizing the City Manager to enter into an Interlocal Agreement between
    the City of Laredo and the County of Webb for the purpose of allowing the
    City of Laredo to place a modular building on land adjacent to the El Cenizo
    Community Center, at no rental cost, to house the WIC Program and to
    authorize the City of Laredo to extend the appropriate utility connections
    to the building.  The term of the agreement shall be for five years
    beginning October 1, 1998, through September 30, 1999.

     13. Approval of construction plans and authorization to advertise for bids
         for the construction of sidewalk improvements for the Trautmann, Alma
         Pierce and Amparo Gutierrez Elementary Schools and related improvements
         with tentative award on January 4, 1999.  Funding is available in the
         Alma Pierce, Trautmann, and Calle Del Norte Sidewalk.

     14. Authorize the rejection of the two bids received for the disposal of
         the used and scrap tires at the City of Laredo land fill and authorize
         the solicitation of new bids.  One bid was not signed and cannot be
         considered and the other bid far exceeded the budgeted allocation. With
         City Council approval, staff will revise the bid documents and will
         present a recommendation for an award of contract at the City Council
         meeting of December 7, 1998.

     15. Approval of professional services agreement with selected consultant,
         AU Courant Environmental Inc., Laredo, Texas for the hazardous material
         guidance manual and the educational component.  The hazardous material
         guidance manual translates the City of Laredo's Ordinance No. 97-O-332
         (Hazardous Materials Ordinance) into layman's terms for the benefit of
         the regulated community.  The educational component will consist of
         materials required to conduct educational sessions for the regulated
         community.

     16. Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a parking agreement with
         Avance-Laredo to park a passenger van at the Katherine Tarver
         Recreation Center overnight on a daily basis.

IX.  CITY MANAGER'S REPORT

     17. Requesting Council's opinion on the scheduling of update reports for
         the following water projects:
               1.  Closure of Aquifer Storage & Recovery Project
               2.  Update on USGS Well inventory
               3.  Strategy to develop a groundwater development plan
         The presentation will take approximately 5-10 minutes each with
         additional time needed for questions and answers.  The proposal is to
         do it at a regular council session, to schedule an evening workshop or
         a working luncheon.

     18. Presentation regarding the Zacate Creek Beautification Project.

     19. Approval of Hotel/Motel Fund Aid to Other Agencies contracts for the
         Fiscal Year October 1, 1998 through September 30, 1999, in the amount
         of $360,264.

     20. Approval of General Fund Aid to Other Agencies contracts for the Fiscal
         Year October 1, 1998 through September 30, 1999, in the amount of
         $516,893.

     21. Request for authorization to settle pending lawsuit styled Jaime Jalomo
         v. City of Laredo Cause No. 97CVQ00427D in the 111th District Court of
         Webb County, Texas, in the total amount of $65,000.

     22. Request for Executive Session pursuant to Texas Government Code Section
         551.072 in regards to deliberating the purchase, exchange, lease, or
         value of real property because deliberation in an open meeting would
         have a detrimental effect on the position of the governmental body in
         negotiations with a third person, and return to open session for
         possible action.

 X. COMMUNICATIONS

XI. CITY COUNCIL PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION

     23.  Requests by Mayor and City Council members for presentation and
          discussion.

          A. Request by Council member Louis H. Bruni

             1. Status report on the establishment at 2106 Ash with possible
                action.

                 2. Discussion with possible action with regards to the library
                    construction contractor, Ramex Construction, in reference to
                    claim of non payment of retainage by Fred's Plumbing a
                    subcontractor in the project.

                 3. Status report with possible action on the extension of
                    University Blvd.

                 4. Status report with possible action on the proposed fire
                    station.

          B. Request by Council member John C. Galo

                 1. Discussion with possible action on incorporating the two (2)
                    city blocks north of 7 Flags Park as multi-purpose fields.

                 2. Discussion with possible action to re-surface Corpus Christi
                    Street.

             3. Council action directing staff to conduct a traffic study at
                Springfield and Galveston St.

             4. City Council confirmation on the appointment of Danita Benavidez
                to the tree board.

          C. Request by Council member Joe A. Guerra
 
        1. Discussion and possible action to automate the permits for
           overweight/oversize cargo at the Traffic Department so that they can
           be solicited and issued electronically through a computer via
           internet or other type of computer submission.

        2. Discussion and possible action to amend section 19-458 of ordinance
           98-O-060 which reads "movement restricted" of an oversize vehicle
           escort which can not operate between the hours of 7:00 to 9:00 a.m.
           and 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.  Monday through Friday and possible mirror the
           State of Texas Escort Law to transport during daylight hours.
           Daylight hours being defined as 30 minutes before sun up and 30
           minutes after sun down.

          D. Request by Council member Mario G. Alvarado

            1. Discussion and possible action to ease traffic circulation and
               congestion along IH-35, Calton Road, Saunders Street, and other
               street paving project areas currently being worked on by the
               local Texas Department of Transportation Office.
               (Co-sponsored Council members John C. Galo and Eliseo Valdez Jr.)

                2. Recognition of Mauro Sandoval Jr. and Enrique Sandoval under
                   local, region, and national boxing achievements.

XII. PUBLIC HEARINGS

  24. Public hearing of an amendment to the contract with the Texas Department
      of Health and budget in the amount of $142,492 for the Neural Tube Defects
      Project of the City of Laredo Health Department for the period beginning
      October 1, 1998, through September 30, 1999.

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance approving an amendment to the contract with the Texas Department
      of Health and budget in the amount of $142,492 for the Neural Tube Defects
      Project of the City of Laredo Health Department for the period beginning
      October 1, 1998, through September 30, 1999.

  25. Public hearing amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo
      by rezoning Block 5, Del Mar Village, located at 6900 Springfield Rd.,
      from B-1 (Limited Business District) to R-O (Residential/Office District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by
      rezoning Block 5, Del Mar Village, located at 6900 Springfield Rd., from
      B-1 (Limited Business District) to R-O (Residential/Office District).
      The P & Z Commission recommends approval of this item.

  26. Public hearing amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo
      by rezoning Lots 5, 6, 7, and 8, Block 1877 and Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 , 7
      and 8, Block 1878, Eastern Division, located at 3000 Loop 20, from R-2
      (Multi-Family Residential District) to B-1 (Limited Business District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by
      rezoning Lots 5, 6, 7, and 8, Block 1877 and Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 , 7 and
      8, Block 1878, Eastern Division, located at 3000 Loop 20, from R-2 (Multi-
      Family Residential District) to B-1 (Limited Business District).
      The P & Z Commission recommends approval of this item.

  27. Public hearing amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo
      by rezoning Lots 6, 7 and 8, Block 2025, Eastern Division, located at 3201
      Loop 20, from R-2 (Multi-Family Residential District) to B-3 (Community
      Business District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by
      rezoning Lots 6, 7 and 8, Block 2025, Eastern Division, located at 3201
      Loop 20, from R-2 (Multi-Family Residential District) to B-3 (Community
      Business District).
      This is an appeal from an unfavorable recommendation by the P & Z
      Commission.

  28. Public hearing authorizing the issuance of a Special Use Permit for a 200
      ft.  communications tower on Lots 1 and 2, Border Subdivision, also known
      as the U.S.Border Patrol South Station, located at 3800 U.S. 83.

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance authorizing the issuance of a Special Use Permit for a 200 ft.
      communications tower on Lots 1 and 2, Border Subdivision, also known as
      the U.S. Border Patrol South Station, located at 3800 U.S. 83.
      The P & Z Commission recommends approval of this item.

  29. Public hearing amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo
      by rezoning the east 1/3 of Lot 3 and the west 1/3 of Lot 4, Block 1739,
      Eastern Division, located at 2817 Chacota St., from B-1 (Limit ed Business
      District) to R-3 (Mixed Residential District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by
      rezoning the east 1/3 of Lot 3 and the west 1/3 of Lot 4, Block 1739,
      Eastern Division, located at 2817 Chacota St., from B-1 (Limit ed Business
      District) to R-3 (Mixed Residential District).
      The P & Z Commission recommends approval of this item.

  30. Public hearing authorizing the issuance of a Special Use Permit for above
      ground storage of flammable liquids, on Block 1, Laredo Airport Plat,
      located on the east side of Daugherty Ave., north of Hillside Road.

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance authorizing the issuance of a Special Use Permit for above
      ground storage of flammable liquids, on Block 1, Laredo Airport Plat,
      located on the east side of Daugherty Ave., north of Hillside Road.
      The P & Z Commission recommends approval of this item.

  31. Public hearing amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo
      by rezoning Lots 1, 2 and 3, Block 1280, Eastern Division, located at 2201
      Chihuahua St., from R-O (Residential/Office District) to B-3 (Community
      Business District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by
      rezoning Lots 1, 2 and 3, Block 1280, Eastern Division, located at 2201
      Chihuahua St., from R-O (Residential/Office District) to B-3 (Community
      Business District).
      The P & Z Commission recommends approval of this item.

  32. Public hearing amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo
      by authorizing the issuance of a Conditional Use Permit for a Billiards
      Parlor on the south 2/3 of Lots 11 and 12, Block 204, Eastern Division,
      located at 1520 S.  Zapata Hwy.

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by
      authorizing the issuance of a Conditional Use Permit for a Billiards
      Parlor on the south 2/3 of Lots 11 and 12, Block 204, Eastern Division,
      located at 1520 S. Zapata Hwy.
      The P & Z Commission denied a proposed zone change of B-3 to B-4 and
      recommended approval of the Conditional Use Permit.

  33. Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 5.0574 acres, located in Porcion
      12, Abstract 278 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment
      "A", specifically the Unitec I Tract, providing for the effective date of
      the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of M-2 (Heavy Manufacturing District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 5.0574 acres, located in Porcion
      12, Abstract 278 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment
      "A", specifically the Unitec I Tract, providing for the effective date of
      the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of M-2 (Heavy Manufacturing District).

 34.  Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 6.1834 acres, located in
      Porciones 12 and 13 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment
      "A", specifically the Unitec II Tract, providing for the effective date of
      the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of M-2 (Heavy Manufacturing District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 6.1834 acres, located in
      Porciones 12 and 13 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment
      "A", specifically the Unitec II Tract, providing for the effective date of
      the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of M-2 (Heavy Manufacturing District).

 35.  Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 10.2681 acres, located in Porcion
      13, Abstract 51 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment
      "A", specifically the Unitec III Tract, providing for the effective date
      of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of M-2 (Heavy Manufacturing District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 10.2681 acres, located in Porcion
      13, Abstract 51 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment
      "A", specifically the Unitec III Tract, providing for the effective date
      of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of M-2 (Heavy Manufacturing District).

 36.  Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 1,126.20 acres, located in
      Porciones 12, 13, and 14 as further described by metes and bounds in
      Attachment "A", specifically the Hachar/I.H.  35 Tract, providing for the
      effective date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed
      territory, and establishing the initial zoning of M-1 (Light Manufacturing
      District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 1,126.20 acres, located in
      Porciones 12, 13, and 14 as further described by metes and bounds in
      Attachment "A", specifically the Hachar/I.H.  35 Tract, providing for the
      effective date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed
      territory, and establishing the initial zoning of M-1 (Light Manufacturing
      District).

 37.  Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 1,317.92 acres, located in
      Porciones 12, 13, and 14 as further described by metes and bounds in
      Attachment "A", specifically the Hachar/Mines Road Tract, providing for
      the effective date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the
      annexed territory, and establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single
      Family Residential District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 1,317.92 acres, located in
      Porciones 12, 13, and 14 as further described by metes and bounds in
      Attachment "A", specifically the Hachar/Mines Road Tract, providing for
      the effective date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the
      annexed territory, and establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single
      Family Residential District).

 38. Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 559.22 acres, located in
      Porciones 13 and 14 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment
      "A", specifically the Pico Ranch Tract, providing for the effective date
      of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of M-1 (Light Manufacturing District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 559.22 acres, located in
      Porciones 13 and 14 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment
      "A", specifically the Pico Ranch Tract, providing for the effective date
      of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of M-1 (Light Manufacturing District).

  39. Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 9.6342 acres, located in Porcion
      18 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment "A",
      specifically the Mines Road I Tract, providing for the effective date of
      the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential
      District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 9.6342 acres, located in Porcion
      18 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment "A",
      specifically the Mines Road I Tract, providing for the effective date of
      the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential
      District).

  40. Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 229.5287 acres, located in
      Porcion 18 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment "A",
      specifically the Killam Industrial Tract, providing for the effective date
      of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of M-1 (Light Manufacturing District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 229.5287 acres, located in
      Porcion 18 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment "A",
      specifically the Killam Industrial Tract, providing f or the effective
      date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory,
      and establishing the initial zoning of M-1 (Light Manufacturing District).

  41. Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 139.65 acres, located in Porcion
      19 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment "A",
      specifically the Mines Road II Tract, providing for the effective date of
      the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential
      District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 139.65 acres, located in Porcion
      19 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment "A",
      specifically the Mines Road II Tract, providing for the effective date of
      the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential
      District).

  42. Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 359.5338 acres, located in
      Porciones 20 and 21 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment
      "A", specifically the Mines Road III Tract, providing for the effective
      date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory,
      and establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential
      District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 359.5338 acres, located in
      Porciones 20 and 21 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment
      "A", specifically the Mines Road III Tract, providing for the effective
      date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory,
      and establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential
      District).
  43. Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 913.8778 acres, located in
      Porciones 20, 21 and 22 as further described by metes and bounds in
      Attachment "A", specifically the I.H.  35/Mines Road Tract, providing for
      the effective date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the
      annexed territory, and establishing the initial zoning of M-1 (Light
      Manufacturing District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 913.8778 acres, located in
      Porciones 20, 21 and 22 as further described by metes and bounds in
      Attachment "A", specifically the I.H.  35/Mines Road Tract, providing for
      the effective date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the
      annexed territory, and establishing the initial zoning of M-1 (Light
      Manufacturing District).

  44. Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 43.1753 acres, located in
      Porciones 20 and 21 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment
      "A", specifically the Bob Bullock Loop I Tract, providing for the
      effective date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed
      territory.

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 43.1753 acres, located in
      Porciones 20 and 21 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment
      "A", specifically the Bob Bullock Loop I Tract, providing for the
      effective date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed
      territory.

  45. Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 293.3257 acres, located in
      Porciones 20, 21 and 22 as further described by metes and bounds in
      Attachment "A", specifically the Bob Bullock Loop II Tract, providing for
      the effective date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the
      annexed territory, and establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single
      Family Residential District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 293.3257 acres, located in
      Porciones 20, 21 and 22 as further described by metes and bounds in
      Attachment "A", specifically the Bob Bullock Loop II Tract, providing for
      the effective date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the
      annexed territory, and establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single
      Family Residential District).

  46. Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 323.02 acres, located in
      Porciones 22 and 23 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment
      "A", specifically the North Laredo I Tract, providing for the effective
      date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory,
      and establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential
      District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 323.02 acres, located in
      Porciones 22 and 23 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment
      "A", specifically the North Laredo I Tract, providing for the effective
      date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory,
      and establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential
      District).

  47. Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 8.5465 acres, located in Porcion
      22 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment "A",
      specifically the North Laredo II Tract, providing for the effective date
      of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential
      District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 8.5465 acres, located in Porcion
      22 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment "A",
      specifically the North Laredo II Tract, providing for the effective date
      of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential
      District).

  48. Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 128.3253 acres, located in
      Porciones 22 and 23 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment
      "A", specifically the North Laredo III Tract, providing for the effective
      date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory,
      and establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential
      District).

      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 128.3253 acres, located in
      Porciones 22 and 23 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment
      "A", specifically the North Laredo III Tract, providing for the effective
      date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory,
      and establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential
      District).

  49. Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 22.9479 acres, located in Porcion
      25 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment "A",
      specifically the Alexander Tract, providing for the effective date of the
      ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of B-1 (Limited Business District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 22.9479 acres, located in Porcion
      25 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment "A",
      specifically the Alexander Tract, providing for the effective date of the
      ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of B-1 (Limited Business District).

  50. Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 197.2148 acres, located in
      Porciones 25 and 26 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment
      "A", specifically the Casa Verde Tract, providing for the effective date
      of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential
      District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 197.2148 acres, located in
      Porciones 25 and 26 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment
      "A", specifically the Casa Verde Tract, providing for the effective date
      of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential
      District).

  51. Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 263.9845 acres, located in
      Porcion 28 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment "A",
      specifically the Casa Blanca Tract, providing for the effective date of
      the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of B-3 (Community Business District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 263.9845 acres, located in
      Porcion 28 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment "A",
      specifically the Casa Blanca Tract, providing for the effective date of
      the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of B-3 (Community Business District).

  52. Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 806.24 acres, located in
      Porciones 28, 29, 30 and 31 as further described by metes and bounds in
      Attachment "A", specifically the East Laredo Tract, providing for the
      effective date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed
      territory, and establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family
      Residential District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 806.24 acres, located in
      Porciones 28, 29, 30 and 31 as further described by metes and bounds in
      Attachment "A", specifically the East Laredo Tract, providing for the
      effective date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed
      territory, and establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family
      Residential District).

  53. Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 178.6853 acres, located in
      Porcion 31 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment "A",
      specifically the Highway 359 Tract, providing for the effective date of
      the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential
      District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 178.6853 acres, located in
      Porcion 31 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment "A",
      specifically the Highway 359 Tract, providing for the effective date of
      the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential
      District).

  54. Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 107.0861 acres, located in
      Porciones 37 and 38 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment
      "A", specifically the South Laredo I Tract, providing for the effective
      date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory,
      and establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential
      District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 107.0861 acres, located in
      Porciones 37 and 38 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment
      "A", specifically the South Laredo I Tract, providing for the effective
      date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory,
      and establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential
      District).

  55. Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 3.0456 acres, located in Porcion
      38 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment "A",
      specifically the South Laredo II Tract, providing for the effective date
      of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of B-1 (Limited Business District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 3.0456 acres, located in Porcion
      38 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment "A",
      specifically the South Laredo II Tract, providing for the effective date
      of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of B-1 (Limited Business District).

  56. Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 4.3521 acres, located in
      Porciones 38 and 39 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment
      "A", specifically the South Laredo III Tract, providing for the effective
      date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory,
      and establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential
      District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 4.3521 acres, located in
      Porciones 38 and 39 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment
      "A", specifically the South Laredo III Tract, providing for the effective
      date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory,
      and establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential
      District).

  57. Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 584.524 acres, located in Porcion
      39 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment "A",
      specifically the Palacios/Link Tract, providing for the effective date of
      the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of R-1A (Reduced Area Single Family
      District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 584.524 acres, located in Porcion
      39 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment "A",
      specifically the Palacios/Link Tract, providing for the effective date of
      the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of R-1A (Reduced Area Single Family
      District).

  58. Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 2,447.7141 acres, located in
      Porciones 39 through 46 as further described by metes and bounds in
      Attachment "A", specifically the South Laredo IV Tract , providing for the
      effective date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed
      territory, and establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family
      Residential District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 2,447.7141 acres, located in
      Porciones 39 through 46 as further described by metes and bounds in
      Attachment "A", specifically the South Laredo IV Tract , providing for the
      effective date of the ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed
      territory, and establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family
      Residential District).

  59. Public hearing altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 42.8699 acres, located in Porcion
      19 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment "A",
      specifically the Hurd Tract, providing for the effective date of the
      ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of M-1 (Light Manufacturing District).

                          INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE
      Ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of
      Laredo, annexing additional territory of 42.8699 acres, located in Porcion
      19 as further described by metes and bounds in Attachment "A",
      specifically the Hurd Tract, providing for the effective date of the
      ordinance, adopting a Service Plan for the annexed territory, and
      establishing the initial zoning of M-1 (Light Manufacturing District).

      A-98-R-51(S)                                       NOVEMBER 23, 1998

                               SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA
VIII. MOTIONS

     Approval of General Fund Aid to Other Agency contracts for the Fiscal Year
     October 1, 1998 through September 30, 1999, in the amount of $636,893,
     correcting Item 20 which had omitted one of the Third Party agencies.

  IX. CITY MANAGER'S REPORT

     Presentation on the proposed visual presenter and fourth camera
     installation for City Council Chamber to enhance City Council presentations
     and camera coverage of council meetings.

 XI. CITY COUNCIL PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION

     Requests by Mayor and City Council members for presentation and discussion.

     Request by Mayor Elizabeth G. Flores

     1. City Council confirmation of the Mayor's appointments to the
        Transportation and Traffic Safety Committee:

        Pedro Alegria, Asociacion de Transportistas
                  Mexican Representative
                  Sergio Rivas, Alternate and
        Felix Canales, Mayor's appointment.

2. Discussion of duties and functions of the Transportation and Traffic Safety
   Committee, with possible action.

XIV. 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 Wednesday, November
        18, 1998, at 7:00 p.m.

                                          _________________________
                                            Gustavo Guevara, Jr.
                                            City Secretary