Actions by the City Council for July 7, 2009


Public Hearings/Ordinances/Variance


City Approved:


Ordinance providing for Comprehensive Plan Amendment from suburban use to auto-urban


use and rezoning request by Jose and Maria Cantu. Property was Lot 25B in the 281


Estates Subdivision located at 903 Orange Avenue.


Ordinance for special use permit for consumption of alcohol requested by Reymundo


Trevi'96o. Permit is for a night club at Trevi'96os Restaurant located at 1500 N.


Closner Blvd.


Variance to Unified Development Code for Alegria Subdivision, Santa Cruz Gardens


Subdivision located at south side of Benito Ramirez Road. Requested by NAIN


Engineering.


Ordinance for the Final Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan in


connection with Reinvestment Zone No. 3.


Bids:


Awarded bid for purchase and installation of handheld mobile citation issuing system


for the Edinburg Municipal Court. Authorized City Manager to negotiate a contract


with as yet unnamed firm.


Authorized the purchase of Opticom GPS Intersection System from Consolidated Traffic


Controls, Inc. for the amount of $38,725.


Authorized City Manager to advertise for request of qualifications for a future


downtown revitalization plan.


Consent Agenda


Approved change order No. 5 for Bid No. 2008-36, Paving and Drainage Improvements


for Canton Rd. Amount increased by $92,674.36.


Approved a resolution for an interlocal agreement with Hidalgo County in connection


with Reinvestment Zone No. 3


Approved a resolution and agreement between the City of Edinburg, EEDC, and Edinburg


Texas Local Government Corporation in connection with Reinvestment Zone No. 3.


Authorized the City Manager to enter into a Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between


the City and Hidalgo County for the installation of bus shelters.


Authorized a Change Order No.1 for Bid No. 2009-26, Cell Construction at the


Edinburg Regional Sanitary Landfill by $61,134


Authorized City Manager to enter into an Engineering Agreement between the City and


Golder Associates Inc., to provide second phase semi-annual sampling, analysis and


monitoring to the Edinburg Regional Sanitary Landfill.


Authorized City Manager to execute MOE between the Texas Forest Service and Regional


Incident Management team member and City to delineate responsibilities under the


Texas Emergency Management Plan.


Approved Change Order No. 1 for Bid No. 2009-46 for Sugar Road Paving and Drainage


improvement increasing amount by $30,550


Approved Transfer of Funds in FY 2008-2009 budget:


Human Services: FROM Communications/Telephone; Office


Equipment/Furniture;Professional Services;Food; Wearing Apparel; and Dues and


Subscriptions TO Part-time salaries in the amount of $4,485


Los Lagos: From Motor Vehicle Fuel account TO Water and Sanitary Sewer Account in


the amount of $21,000