CITY OF LAREDO

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM WORKSHOP

M2006-W-03

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1110 HOUSTON STREET

LAREDO, TEXAS 78040

JULY 10, 2006

5:30 p.m.

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

            With a quorum present, Mayor Raul G.  Salinas called the meeting to order.

II.        ROLL CALL

 

In attendance:

 

            Raul G.  Salinas,                                                                       Mayor

            Hector Garcia,                                                                          Council Member, District II

            Michael Landeck,                                                                     Council Member, District III

            Johnny Amaya,                                                                         Council Member, District IV

            Johnny Rendon,                                                                        Council Member, District V

            Gene Belmares,                                                                        Council Member, District VI

            Juan Chavez,                                                                            Council Member, District VII

            Juan Ramirez,                                                                           Mayor Pro Tem, District VIII

            Gustavo Guevara, Jr.,                                                               City Secretary

            Larry Dovalina,                                                                         City Manager

            Cynthia Collazo,                                                                       Deputy City Manager

            Horacio De Leon,                                                                     Assistant City Manager

            Rafael Garcia,                                                                           Assistant City Manager

            Anthony McGettrick,                                                                Assistant City Attorney

 

            Motion to excuse Cm.  Mike Garza.

 

            Moved:  Cm.  Garcia

            Second:  Cm.  Amaya

            For:     7                                               Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

III.       PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION WITH POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING

THE PROPOSED FY 2007 – 2011 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (CIP) FOR THE CITY OF LAREDO.

 

Jessica Hein, Assistant City Manager, gave the following presentation:

 

Presentation Outline

 

CIP Summaries

Projects Completed in FY 2006

Projects Under Construction FY 2006

Projects in Progress in 2006

Projects in FY 2006 Sale of Bonds

Projects Proposed FY 2007

CIP Summaries

 

CIP Summaries

 

Revenues and Expenditures by Category

 

2007-2011 CIP Appropriations by Department

 

Wastewater                  9%                                           Housing                        0%

Water                           12%                                         Library                         0%

Airport                         15%                                         Parking             2%

Bridge                          11%                                         Parks                           15%

Cemetery                     0%                                          Police                           1%

Drainage                       4%                                           Solid Waste                  5%

Fire                              4%                                           Streets                          8%

Gen. Gov’t                   5%                                           Traffic                          3%

Health                          2%                                           Transit                          3%

 

2007-2011 CIP Revenue by Funding Category

 

Fed/State Grants                      22%

System Revenues                        5%

General Revenues                       0%

CIF Funding                               1%

General Long Term                   46%

Other                                       25%

 

Projects Completed FY 2006

 

Cielito Lindo Fire Station # 14                          $1,387,553

COPS Substation – Bob Bullock Loop             $   129,025

COPS Substation – Hwy 359                                       $   135,309

COPS Substation – Mines Road                                   $   121,861

900 MHz Trunked Radio Communication                     $8,000,000

Eastwoods Parks Phase I & II                                      $425,000

Eastwoods Park Phase III                                            $150,000

Central Laredo Senior Community Center                     $538,000

Taylor Park Lighting Improvements                               $125,000

Canizalez Park Phase I                                     $70,000

Cigarroa Boxing Gym                                                   $525,000

Trautman Park Improvements                                       $150,000

Santa Rita Park

Lafayette Linear Park                                                   $468,000

Market/Arkansas Intersection                           $10,444

Springfield/Gustavus Intersection Recon.                       $45,000

McPherson Road Widening                                          $1,225,000

Santa Maria Reconstruciton:  Industrial              $454,213

Ranch Viejo Sidewalks                                     $31,000

Ejido Sidewalks                                                            $160,000

Market/Bartlett Intersection Reconstruction                   $37,429

San Eduardo Intersection Reconstructions                     $134,297

 

Street and Sidewalk Projects Completed

 

Buena Vista/Gustavus Reconstruction                $218,000

Hwy 359/Concord Hills Reconstruction                        $75,000

Stewart/Malinche Reconstruction                                  $80,000

Sidewalks Project # 29                                     $173,611

Sidewalks Project # 30                                     $146,703

Sidewalk Project # 31                                                  $35,000

Downtown Sidewalk and ADA Improvements  $69,898

 

Solid Waste Parking Lot                                               $752,248

Landfill Scale Replacement                                           $200,000

Transit Sidewalks and Bus Bays                                    $110,000 and $103,053

Zacate Creek Waste Water Treatment              $2,900,000

 

Water and Sewer Line Projects                                   

Calle Del Norte 12” Sewer Line                                   $366,161

Santa Clara 24”                                                            $324,780

Casa Verde Water                                                       $530,000

Casa Verde Sewer Lines                                              $530,000

 

Traffic Signal Projects Completed

 

Pita Mangana and Hwy 83 -                                         $220,000

Fasken Boulevard and FM 1472                                  $140,000
Bridge II Overlay                                                          $1,200,000

Airport Projects Completed                                         

Reconstruction of Runway 17R-35L Phase I                 $6,357,611

Construction of Engieered Material Arresting     $1,186,196

 

Projects Under Construction 2006

 

El Portal Bridge of Americas                             $20,458,748                65% Complete

Bridge II Widening                                           $756,000                     20% Complete

Bridge III Erosion Control                                $154,588                     70% Complete

Health Department Immunization Clinic $298,000                     15% Complete

Laredo Street Drainage Improvements

            Phase I: Loring to Tapeyste                   $444,000        

            Phase II:  Storm Drainage                     $612,000

Plaza Theater Rehabilitation                              $283,826                     3%

Police Department Parking Lot             $370,000                     5%

 

Street & Sidewalk Projects Under Construction

 

Ejido Avenue Extension                                    $1,294,298                  40%

Ejido and Smith Avenues                                  $70,000                       90%

Hillside/Springfield Intersection              $77,000                       50%

Sidewalk Project # 32                                      $120,000                     3%

Sidewalk Project #33                                       $120,000                     3%

 

Projects in Progress  2006

 

Santa Ursula Avenue Down Ramp to River Road

 

$5,000,000 – Bridge Revenue Bond

 

Design complete; pending right-of-way easements

Downtown ADA Improvements                        $90,000                       CDBG

Bartlett Avenue Extension to Del Mar  

Phase I:  Hillside to Gale                                                                       Complete

Phase II:  Sandman to Hillside               $500,000

Phase III:  Gale to Jacaman                               $804,000

Phase IV:  Jacaman to Del Mar             $2,500,000

 

Street Projects in Progress

 

Hillside/McPherson Intersection Widening         $465,000                     Transit Sales Tax

Calton Road Reconstruction     Phase I:

San Bernardo to San Francisco             $900,000 -                   Transit Sales Tax

Santa Ursula to 800 feet West of San    Bernardo                                  Complete

 

Park Projects in Progress

 

Larga Vista Park:                                              $140,000                     CIF/WEBB County

Water Park:                                                      $50,000                       CIF Study Complete

Santa Fe Park Phase KK                                 $200,000                     CDBG Improvements

Lyon Street Splash/Skate Park             $250,000                     CDBG Design contract

 

North Central Park                                           $1,825,000                  2005 Co, NPDES

                                                                                                            System Revenues and

                                                                                                            Webb County

 

Piedra China/Texas Improvements       

 

Phase I:  Water and Sewer Improvements         $500,000 – 2006 CDBG Design 80% complete

Phase II: paving and drainage improvements $712,000 – 2008 CDBG proposal

 

Drainage Projects in Progress

 

Flecha Lane Drainage Improvements $625,000 – 2005 NPDES Revenue bond

Design underway, awaiting acquisition

 

Maryland/Taylor Drainage Improvements

$565,000 – 2005 NPDES Revenue Bond

Design 90% complete

 

Drainage Projects in Progress

 

Monterrey Street Acquisition

 

$500,000         CDBG

$425,000         2008 CDBG

 

Chacon Creek Acquisition

 

$1,000,000 – 2005 NPDES Revenue Bond

 

River Vega Acquisition

 

$520,000 – 2005 NPDES Revenue Bond

$1,470,000 – 2008 CO

 

2006 Tax Supported CO Projects                                $17,016,000

 

COPS Substation at Cielito Lindo Fire Station              $   200,000

Health Department                                                        $1,618,000

Slaughter Park                                                              $2,000,000

Acquisition                                                                   $2,500,000 – 2003 CO

Design                                                                          $200,000 – CDBG

Construction Phase I                                                     $2,000,000 – 2006 CO

 

Other 2006 Bond Sale Projects

 

Dire Department Headquarters Bldg.                            $1,890,000

Del Mar Widening (McPherson – BB Loop)                 $1,697,000

River Road Construction                                               $   600,000

Springfield North Extension                                           $1,000,000

Laredo St.  Drainage Improvements                              $   612,000

Bedford/Candlewood Drainage Improvements  $   240,000

Santo Nino Branch Expansion                           $   825,000

Baseball/Softball Sports Complex @ TAMIU   $1,025,000

East Side Recreation Center                                         $   850,000

Eastwoods Park                                                           $   150,000

Eleden Recreational Park                                              $1,675,000

San Isidro/McPherson Traffic Light                               $     60,000

Traffic Signal Controller Upgrades                                $   100,000

Traffic Signal Spanwire Upgrades                                 $   150,000

 

2006 Utilities Revenue Bond Projects               $12,592,086

 

2006 Water Fund bond Projects

 

Killam Industrial Booster Station                                   $  200,000

Hendricks Booster Station                                            $  500,000

Mary Help of Christians Booster Station                       $  400,000

Water Line Replacement Program                                 $   570,000

Sierra Vista Elevated Tank                                            $1,300,000

US 59 and Loop 20 Utility Relocation               $   550,000

Emergency Electrical Back Up                          $   500,000

Clarifier Repair Unit 2                                       $   510,000

Modify Clarifiers                                                           $   200,000

Modify Flocculation Basins                                           $   200,000

Rehab Lower Filter, Media, Value                                $   250,000

Upgrade Colombia Raw Water Pumps             $   500,000

5 MG Clearwell Installation                                           $2,500,000

Variable Frequency Drives                                            $   140,000

McPherson Lift Station                                     $   800,000

TXDOT US 59/Loop 20/US 359                                 $   400,000

Manhole Rehab & Replace                                           $   725,000

Utility Modification                                                       $  650,000

Lift Station Rehab                                                         $  975,000

Treatment Plant Improvements                          $  675,000

 

Projects Proposed FY 2007

 

2007 Tax Supported CO Projects                                $17,614,000

 

Industrial Alley for Fire Training Center

 

Total Project Cost        $950,000

$200,000 – 2006 CO

$250,000 – 2007 CO

$500,000 – TEEXS Grant

 

Fire Department Headquarters Building

 

Total Project Cost $9,989,000

$1,890,000 – 2006 CO

$1,590,000 – 2007 CO

$6,509,000 – unfunded

 

Eleden Recreation Center

 

Total Projects Cost:  $2,990,000

 

$1,675,000 – 2006 CO

$200,000 – CDBG

$90,000 Developer Contribution

$825,000 – 2007 CO

$200,000

 

McPherson Acres Drainage Improvements                    $1,180,000

 

Phase I:  drainage ditch from Hidden Meadow North of Hillside Subdivision to Gale Street - $730,000

Phase II:  Gale Street to 300 feet North of Calle Del Norte - $400,000

 

Phase III:  Calle del Norte to the Southern Boundary of Fenwick $780,000 – 2007 CO

 

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:  7:10 p.m.

 

            Moved:  Cm.  Belmares

            Second:  Cm.  Amaya

            For:     7                                               Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0