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Archives for September 16, 2010

Cuellar helps pass Rural Energy Savings Program Bill

Courtesy Lesley Lopez, More Clean Energy Jobs, Lower Energy Bills, Stronger Manufacturing   Washington, D.C.- Congressman Henry Cuellar, TX-28, today helped  pass H.R. 4785, the 2010 Rural Energy Savings Program Bill, which provides loans to the 1.6 million American families and farmers in rural communities to renovate their homes or farms to become more energy-efficient,

Webb County Sheriff’s Office Deploys High Definition Surveillance System

Courtesy Maru De La Paz,  Laredo, Texas (Webb County) – Webb County Sheriff Martin Cuellar recently installed and activated a high-definition network of audio and video monitoring at the Webb County Jail.  This much needed system, will lead to more efficient response times, assist in investigation, improve inmate accountability, help detect narcotics and better protect

Road Closure Continues for Downtown Water, Sanitary, Sewer and Storm Drainage Improvement Project

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,   The downtown intersection of Flores Avenue and Hidalgo Street will be re-opened this Friday, September 17, 2010, at 7:00 a.m., in order to restore westbound traffic. The block immediately south of the intersection, Flores Avenue between Hidalgo Street and Lincoln Street, will remain closed until late September as the contractor, MDA Inc,

City of Laredo Officials Continue to Advocate for Federal Resources

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, Mayor, council members, city administrators in Washington, D.C.  (Laredo, TX – Sept 15, 2010)  City of Laredo officials are in Washington, D.C. today, continuing to advocate for federal funding necessary to augment local resources on a variety of fronts. A focus point for the Laredo delegation will be regarding the U.S. Justice

Community Development Sweeps Through Neighborhood

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, “Operation Clean-Up” hits District I Laredo, TX—Inspectors from various City departments will team up on FRIDAY, Sept 17, 2010 to make a sweep of an area in City Council District I educating about and enforcing City of Laredo codes. The campaign will encompass the following southeastern neighborhood:  South Milmo Avenue to South

CDBG Housing Rehab Helps Reconstruct Another Laredo Home

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, The Ubaldo family home was reconstructed through the CDBG Housing Rehabilitation program and other CDBG funds previously earmarked for other projects. The previous structure was damaged beyond repair due to a fire. After the damaged structure was demolished, a new home was constructed on the owner’s lot. This new house is 1,164