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  1. Discussion and possible action regarding the parking lot improvements for the Department of Transportation Agenda Item # 18

  2. Division of Operations City of Laredo Recreational Center Department of Transportation K. Tarver Elementary School

  3. Transportation Department Existing Facilities Training Room - Offices Storage Division of Operations Support Facilities Bus Parking Mechanic Service Stalls

  4. Jefferson Street Vidaurri Ave. Sta. Isabel Ave. Gonzalez Street Proposed Site Park Street Sanchez Street

  5. Pros The subgrade at the existing site has an adequate layer of compacted caliche base which is suitable for concrete or asphalt paving. Site is situated along major arterial streets & avenues Relative flat site with adequate drainage Land has been acquired by LISD and is available for development Zoning is appropriate for warehouse or transportation facility. Cons Possible delays or reroutes due to Union Pacific Railroad trains blocking certain intersections Potential environmental and safety concerns due to proximity to commercial cargo loaded on railcars (chemicals spills or derailments) Proposed Transportation Department SiteSta. Isabel Ave. & Park Street

  6. Department of Transportation • Jose R. Perez – Director of Transportation • Facilities: • Main Headquarters: 3006 Hendricks • Temporary Bus Parking at Farias Elem. • Laredo ISD Fleet: • School Buses = 74 • Bus Barn at 3006 Hendricks = 59 • Farias Campus = 15 • Other Vehicles: 17 • Vans = 6 • Suburbans =2 • Cars = 2 • Pick-ups = 3 • Trucks = 2 • Out of commission buses/storage = 2 • Administrative / Support Staff: 131 • Employees (Bus drivers, mechanics, bus aides, custodial): +/- 131 • 3006 Hendricks = 100 • Farias Parking Lot = 31

  7. Facility Construction DepartmentRecommendation • Project: Transportation Department Complex • Architect: Franks Architects, Inc. • Budget: $ 608,850. • Design Fees: • Architectural Portion: $ 250,000 @ 7% (+/- $ 17,500.) • Civil Engineering Portion: $ 300,000 @ 10% (+/- $ 30,000.) • Soft Cost: $ 61,850 (+/- 10%) • Site: Recently acquired two city blocks at Sta. Isabel Ave & Park Street • Timeline: Completion by December 2003

  8. Question and Answer Session