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File #: 19-099    Name:
Type: Report Status: Individual Item Ready
File created: 1/22/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/28/2019 Final action:
Title: Discuss and consider direction for the City Manager to identify property, negotiate, and enter into a Letter of Intent for approximately five acres to be used for a future Southeast Library Branch.

Presenter/Contact

Presenter

Robert Camareno, City Manager

Contact Info

rcamareno@nbtexas.org

 

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SUBJECT:

Title

Discuss and consider direction for the City Manager to identify property, negotiate, and enter into a Letter of Intent for approximately five acres to be used for a future Southeast Library Branch.

 

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BACKGROUND / RATIONALE:

City Council adopted the Library Master Plan in 2013 which identified the need to locate a Library Branch in the southeast portion of the city of New Braunfels.  In 2018, a preliminary design was performed for the Proposed Southeast Library Branch which identified a need for five acres of land to be acquired.

 

Staff would like to begin the process of locating a proposed site and requests approval from City Council for the City Manager to enter into a Letter of Intent to purchase the property when funds become available. 

 

ADDRESSES A NEED/ISSUE IN A CITY PLAN OR COUNCIL PRIORITY:

N/A

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

There will be minimal fiscal impact related to entering into a Letter of Intent.

 

Recommendation

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION:

N/A

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION:

Staff recommends the City Council direct the City Manager to identify property, negotiate, and enter into a Letter of Intent for approximately five acres to be used for a future Southeast Library Branch.