IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM WORKSHOP

M2005-W-02

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1110 HOUSTON STREET

LAREDO, TEXAS 78040

JUNE 13, 2005

5:35 p.m.

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

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

           

II.                ROLL CALL

 

In attendance:

 

            Elizabeth G.  Flores,                                                                 Mayor

            Alfredo Agredano,                                                                    Council Member, District I

            Hector Garcia,                                                                          Council Member, District II

            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

            Gustavo Guevara, Jr.,                                                               City Secretary

            Cynthia Collazo,                                                                       Deputy City Manager

            Jaime Flores,                                                                            City Attorney

 

Motion to excuse Cm. Galo and Cm. Ramirez.

 

Moved:  Cm. Agredano

            Second:  Cm. Belmares

            For:    6                                                Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

           

III.             SUBMITTAL, PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION WITH POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING THE PROPOSED FY 2006 – 2010 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (CIP) FOR THE CITY OF LAREDO.

 

Jessica Hein, Administrative Assistant to the City Manager, made the presentation.

 

Outline of Presentation

 

·        CIP Summaries

·        Projects Completed in FY05

·        Projects in Progress in FY 05

·        Projects in FY 05 Bond Sale

·        Projects Proposed for FY 06

·        Summary of Proposed for FY 07 – 10

·        Summary

 

 

2006 – 2010 Capital Improvement Projects

 

Solid Waste                              4%

Traffic                          2%

Wastewater                              10%

Water                                       14%

Airport                                     18%

Bridge                                      12%

Streets                                      11%

Parks                                       14%

Police                                       1%

Parking                         2%

Library                                     1 %

Housing                                    0%

Health                                      2%

Fire                                          3%

Drainage                                   4%

Cemetery                                 0%

General Government                 2%

 

2006-2010 Capital Improvement Project Revenue by Fund

 

Federal/State Grants                 $131,765                     25%

Other Funds                             $  95,503                     18%

General Long Term Debt          $253,578                     49%

System Revenues                      $  37,072                       7%

General Revenue                      $       899                       0%

CIF Fund                                 $    6,100                       1%

 

Projects Completed in FY-05

 

Fuel Farm Road                                               $256,631

Projects Completed in FY04-05                       $461,714

 

Parks & Recreation

 

Zacate Creek Irrigation                                                 $  62,800

Father McNaboe Park Irrigation                                   $  97,535

Seven Flags Park                                                          $456,092

Farias Street/Lafayette St.  Spray Parks                        $399,300

Health Department WIC Learning Center                      $136,984

Plaza Theater Roof Replacement                                   $193,839

Sidewalks # 25, 26, 27, 28.

Fueling Station Facility at the City Landfill                      $142,586

Chacon Creek Tributary Drainage Improvements          $770,000

 

 

 

 

Projects in Progress in FY05-05

 

Airport Reconstruction of Taxiways A & B                   $2,119,064                  90%  complete

East Fuel Farm Paving and Fencing                               $   126,687                    5%  complete

Airport Security Related Improvements             $   299,396                     5% complete

Fire Station #14 – Cielito Lindo                                    $1,415,969                  45%  complete

Police Workstation @ 5210 Hwy 359              $  135,309                   75%  complete

Police Workstation @ 9402 Bob Bullock Loop            $  129,025                   90%  complete

Police Workstation @ 13301 Mines Rd                        $  121,861                   90%  complete

 

Streets and Sidewalks

 

Transit Sales Sidewalks Under design               $   144,000

Arkansas/Clark Reconstruction                         $   265,000

Bartlett Ave. Extension to Del Mar                                $   500,000

Bartlett Ave. Reconstruction & Widening                      $   266,000

Buena Vista/Gustavus Intersection                                 $   218,000

Calton Rd.  Reconstruciton                                           $   900,000

Concord Hills Subd.  Entrance @ Hwy 359                  $     75,000

Del Mar Widening (McPherson – Broadcrest)  $   124,000

Ejido Ave.  Sidewalks (Loop 20 to Pine)                      $   160,000

Zacatecas St.  Extension                                               $   100,000

Ejido Ave.  Extension                                                   $1,194,000

Hillside & McPherson Intersection                                $   465,000

Market & Bartlett Intersection                          $     90,000

Bartlett Ave.  Reconstruction & Widening                     $   266,000

McPherson Rd.  Widening                                            $1,000,000

Railroad Noise Study                                                    $   100,000

River Road Construction                                               $     60,000

San Eduardo/Sanchez Intersection                                $   150,000

Santa Maria Ave.  Reconstruction                                 $   442,000

Santa Ursula Down Ramp to River Rd.             $5,000,000

Springfield Intersection Upgrades                                  $1,355,000

Springfield North Extension                                           $   800,000

Stewart & Malinche Reconstruction                              $     80,000

 

Bridge

 

Bridge of Las Americas (El Portal)

 

$19,144,697                            35% Complete

 

Parks and Recreation

 

Zacate Creek Linear Park 3,4,5                        $721,362                     80% complete

Santa Rita Park Phase 1                                   $1,000,000                  25% complete

Santa Fe Parks Improvements                          $300,000                     35% complete

Eastwood Park Phase II                                   $200,000                     60% complete

Taylor Park Improvements                                $125,000                     50% complete

Farias Community Center                                 $364,855                     70% complete

 

Land Acquisition at the Laredo Entertainment Center

 

Laredo Entertainment Center Parking Lot

 

$5,000,000                  Sport Fund CO                        Acquisition Ongoing

 

Drainage

 

McPherson Drainage Improvements                              $400,000

Gale Street Drainage Improvements                              $380,000

 

City Landfill

 

City Landfill Parking Lot                                               $768,227

 

El Metro

 

Bus Bays City Wide                                                     $97,944

 

Projects in FY05 Bond Sale

 

Tax Supported C. O.

 

Immunization Clinic Reconfiguration                  $     85,000

East Side Sports Complex Phase I                                $   300,000

Elevator Upgrade and New Elevator Addition   $   255,000

North Central Park Phase I                                           $1,100,000

Father McNaboe Park Improvements Phase II $1,000,000

NW Recreation Center/Pool Acquisition                       $3,445,000

 

Water/Wastewater C. O.

 

Filter to Waste Modifications                            $   400,000

Old Raw Water Intake                                     $   250,000

Rehab Lower Filters, Media, Valve                               $   250,000

TAMIU 2.0 MG EST                                                   $3,394,225

South Laredo Wastewater Treatment Plant                   $   450,000

Unitec Wastewater Treatment Plant                              $1,500,000

 

Bridge System C.O.

 

Santa Ursula Down Ramp to River Road                      $5,000,000

Equipment – El Portal                                                   $1,500,000

Bridge II Overlay – Sentri Lane                                    $1,200,000

Bridge I – El Portal – Building E                                    $   250,000

Bridge III – Erosion Control                                         $3,000,000

 

NPDES – C.O.

 

Manadas Creek – Land & Design of 107 Acres in NL  $2,000,000

Zacate Creek Upper Reaches – 32.5 Acres                              $3,680,000

Chacon Creek Acquisition                                                        $1,000,000

Maryland/Taylor Drainage Improvements                                  $   565,000

Flecha Lane Drainage improvements                                         $   515,000

Riverfront Vega Phase I – Design Master Plan              $6,020,000

 

Projects Proposed for FY06

 

*800 MHz Radio communication system – Total Project:  $7,800,000

$3,000,000  2005 CO

$1,000,000  System Revenues

$3,800,000  Homeland Security Grant

 

2006 Proposed Projects

 

COPS Substation Cielito Lindo/Fire Station # 14 $200,000

 

Fire Department Headquarters Building - $4,981,000

$1,890,000  2006  CO

$1,590,000  2007  CO

$1,501,000  Unfunded

 

Fire and Law Enforcement Training Center Industrial Alley $1,000,.000

 

Phase I:  Water system and storage tank $200,000 – 2006 CO; $300,000 unfunded

Phase II:  Construction of industrial alley $500,000 – TEEXS private contribution

 

Health Complex Addition                              $1,618,000                  2006 CO

 

Laredo Street Drainage Improvements

 

Phase I –          Loring to Tapeyste, $444,000, 2003 CO design complete

Phase II –         storm drainage along Seymour and Meadow from Laredo to Corpus Christi

and along Freemont and Galveston from Seymour to Meadow, $612,000, 2006 CO

Laurel/Dellwood Drainage improvements $240,000 2006 CO

Paul Young Area Drainage improvements $200,000

·        100,000, NPDES System Revenues

·        100,000 private Contribution

Acquisition – Monterey $500,000

2005 - $300,000, CDBG

2006 - $200,000, CDBG

 

 

 

 

Eastwoods Park

 

Phase I & II:  $425,000 complete

Phase III:  Skate ramp and lighting $120,00 2006 CO

 

Eleden Recreation Center

 

Phase I:  Design $200,000, CDBG

Phase II:  Construction $1,675,000 2006 CO

Phase II:  Construction, $825,000 2007 CO

 

East Side Recreation Center

 

Phase I:  acquisition and design $500,000

($300,000, 2005 CO; $200,000 CDBG)

 

Phase II:  partial construction, $1,180,000

($880,000 2006 CO, $300,000 CDBG)

 

Phase III: complete construction, $1,000,000, unfunded

 

Santo Nino Library Branch

Expansion $825,000, 2006 CO

 

Slaughter Park Construction $6,400,000

·        $2,500,000, 02 CO, acquisition

·        $200,000, CDBG design

·        $2,000,000, 06 CO

·        $1,700,000 unfunded

 

Baseball/Softball Complex @ TAMIU, $1,025,000 2006 CO

Seven Flags Park Lighting $100,000, 2006 CO

Cigarroa Recreation Boxing Gym, $525,000, CDBG $225,000, 2005; $300,000, 2006

Canizales Park Additions

·        Phase I:  play module and shade structure, $70,000, CDBG

·        Phase II: pavilion and restrooms $200,000, unfunded

 

Lafayette Linear Park, $468,000

·        2005, $368,000, CDBG

·        2006, $100,000 CDBG

 

Lyon Street Spray Park, $250,000, 2006 CDBG

 

River Road - $3,551,000

·        Phase I:  Jefferson to LCC, $1,225,000, 2006 CO

·        Phase II:  LCC to Santa Isabel, $1,225,000, 2007 CO

·        Phase II:  Santa Ursula to Zacate Creek $1,410,000, 2007 CO

 

Del Mar Widening McPherson to Loop, $1,757,000, 2006 CO

 

Springfield North Extension

 

·        Phase I:  Hill Top to Dominion Del Mar $1,800,000

·        $800,000 acquisition and design, complete

·        $1,000,000 construction, 2006 CO

·        Phase II:  International to Shiloh $2,000,000, 2009 CO

 

Shiloh Drive Extension, Stone Creek Subdivision to Loop, $1,680,000

·        Developer Contribution - $1,080,000

·        Utilities Fund - $600,000

Downtown ADA improvements, $100,000, 2006 CDBG

Piedra China/Texas Improvements $500,000, 2006 CDBG

Santa Maria/Zaragoza Parking Lot

·        2005 – Phase I:  $680,000 – acquisition, design, and construction complete

·        2006 – Phase II:  $310,000 acquisition, design, and construction

Sidewalks (District V)

$200,000, 2006 CDBG

Sidewalks (District VII)

$80,000, 2006 CDBG

Traffic Signal @ Loop 20 and Airport

$150,000, Airport System Revenues

Traffic Signal @ US 83 and Pita Mangana,

$220,000 Private Contribution

Traffic Signal Controller Upgrades

$100,000, 2006 CO

Traffic Signal Spanwire Upgrades

$150,000, 2006 CO

Transit Center Upgrade

$160,000, 80% FTA/20% Transit Sales Tax Fund

Transit Operations Facilities $3,199,000

2005, $2,137,000 design

2006 $1,062,000 construction

 

2006 Solid Waste System Revenues

 

Composting Facility      $1,310,000

North, East, and West Perimeter Channels, $420,000

Landfill – Cell 17, $1,000,000

Landfill Type IV Cells 2 & 3, $300,000

Landfill Material Recovery Center $450,000

Methane Gas Mitigation, $150,000

Scale Replacement $100,000

Sewer Line Construction, $175,000

Fleet Service Bay, $500,000

 

 

 

Airport 2005 – 2010 $89 M

System Revenues/FAA Grants

 

Runway 35L Safety improvements, $4,000,000, 2005

Rehabilitation of Taxiways $4,280,000, 2005 – 2006

Federal inspection Station $1,450,000, 2005-2006

NE Cargo Apron $11,200,000, 2005-2007

Reconstruction of Apron $8,440,000, 2005-2007

Noise Compatibility Program $31,600,000, 2005 – 2010

Extension of Runway 17L/35R $6,500,000, 2006

Land Acquisition (166 acres) $14,400,000, 2006-2009

Industrial Park Improvements $800,000, 2007

Airport Maintenance Building $180,000, 2007

Reconstruction of Runway 14/32 $4,500,000

Taxiway G Extension $1,500,000

 

FY 07-10 Summary of CIP Revenues and Expenditures

 

Zacate Creek Upper Reaches Pilot Channel Phase II $2,000,000

Fire Department Headquarters Bldg. Construction $1,590,000

Indian Sunset Muller park $500,000

Century City/Independence Regional Park Phase I $2,325,000

Market Street Courts $300,000

Eleden Recreation Center – Construction Phase II $825,000

Northwest Recreation Center/Pool $1,000,000

Police Fitness Center $1,000,000

Thomas Avenue Reconstruction $989,000

Industrial Parks Streets $1,000,000

Del Mar Widening Fenwick to Broadcrest $400,000

River Road Construction LCC to Santa Isabel $1,225,000

Truck Route intersection Anna/Jefferson $350,000

Fleet Management Facility $1,600,000

Upgrade Traffic Signal Controller $100,000

Upgrade Traffic Signal Spanwire $150,000

Big Bend @ FM 1472 Traffic Signal $110,000

Fire Station @ 15 Unitech $1,440,000

Addition to health Complex Phase II $1,600,000

Las Minas Branch $1,750,000

Acquisition & Improvements for Soccer Fields, $1,000,000

Northwest Recreation Center $300,000

River Vega Acquisition $1,470,000

Downtown Plaza Improvements $123,000

Del Mar Pool $200,000

Narcotics Building $1,800,000

Springfield South Extension to Tilden $250,000

San Bernardo Reconstruction $960,000

Industrial parks Streets $2,000,000

Bartlett Avenue Extension Gale to Jacaman $804,000

River Road Construction Santa Ursula to Zacate Creek $1,041,000

 

2009 Proposed Projects

 

Fire Station # 5 Bartlett                                     $2,000,000

Fence for Health Complex                                            $   180,000

Water Park                                                                  $5,000,000

Municipal Golf Course                                      $5,100,000

Century City/Independence Park Phase II                     $   825,000

Industrial Parks Streets                                     $3,000,000

Springfield North Extension International to Shiloh         $2,000,000

Upgrade – Traffic Signal Controller                               $   100,000

Upgrade – Traffic Signal Spanwire                                $   150,000

 

IV.              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.

           

V.                 ADJOURNMENT

 

Motion to adjourn.                                                                    Time:  7:03 p.m.

 

            Moved:  Cm. Agredano

            Second:  Cm. Valdez

            For:    6                                                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 to 09 and they are true, complete, and correct proceedings of the City Council meeting held on June 13, 2005

 

 

 

                                                                        ___________________________________

                                                                        Gustavo Guevara, Jr.

                               City Secretary