WEB EXCLUSIVE: PI approves resolution opposing strip annexations

PRESS Staff Report

City of Port IsabelThe Port Isabel City Commission held a regular city meeting Tuesday, where, among the order of business, the commission approved Resolution 02-26-2013-01 to endorse the creation of the New Institution to serve the lower Rio Grande Valley by consolidating UTPA, UTB and Transformed Regional Academic Health Center.

Resolution 02-26-2013-02 expressing concern and objection to the City of Brownsville’s strip annexations was approved by the commission.

Two bank accounts were approved by the commission. Resolution 02-26-2013-03 and 02-26-2013-04 created bank the accounts for the IRP USDA Revolving Loan Program to drawdown and another for payment.

The commission approved the purchase of a vehicle for use by the city. The vehicle seats six people and will be used for official business. The cost of the vehicle is $22,388.

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