CITY OF LAREDO

SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING

M2004-SC-09

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1110 HOUSTON STREET

LAREDO, TEXAS 78040

August 9, 2004

5:25 p.m.

 

I. CALL TO ORDER

 

With a quorum present, Mayor Elizabeth G. Flores called the meeting to order.

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

Mayor Elizabeth G. Flores led in the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

III. ROLL CALL

 

In attendance:

 

Elizabeth G. Flores, Mayor

Alfredo Agredano, Council Member, District I

Hector Garcia, Council Member, District II

John C. Galo, Council Member, District III

Johnny Amaya, Mayor Pro Tem, District IV

Johnny Rendon Council Member, District V

Gene Belmares, Council Member, District VI

Jose A. Valdez, Jr., Council Member, District VII

Juan Ramirez, Council Member, District VIII

Gustavo Guevara, Jr., City Secretary

Larry Dovalina, City Manager

Cynthia Collazo, Deputy City Manager

Jaime Flores, City Attorney

 

IV. MOTION

 

1. Authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract for the purchase of 500 acre-feet of Class B irrigation water rights from Sundown Enterprises, LTD., for the sum of $290,000.00. The water rights convert to 200 acre-feet of municipal water rights.

 

Motion to approve.

 

Moved: Cm. Galo

Second: Cm. Agredano

For: 8 Against: 0 Abstain: 0

 

 

 

V. EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

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.

 

VI. ADJOURNMENT

Motion to adjourn. 5:38 p.m.

 

Moved: Cm. Valdez

Second: Cm. Agredano

For: 8 Against: 0 Abstain: 0

I, Gustavo Guevara, Jr., City Secretary, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of the minutes contained in pages 01 and 02 are true, complete, and correct proceedings of the City Council meeting held on August 9, 2004.

 

 

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Gustavo Guevara, Jr.

City Secretary