For those who plan and those who make the plans happen. Bridge religious diversity with love and kindness. The hyperlinks are not necessarily still active today. I was a little disturbed because it only has 27,000 square feet of shopping center use listed and 64 dwelling units when it's obvious they intend to put in a convenience store and letters of intent. It would have been foolish to do that. And we're also on the -- the proposal side, we're visiting with some consultants to help us take a closer look at the -- specifically the setback issue and we just need more time with that.
Grant them and us the wisdom and courage to know and do what is right and good and true. While some religious politicians may see Scott's efforts as a challenge to their beliefs, he says he's only encouraging them to lead in a way that represents all of their constituents, not just those with whom they share a faith. This was a prayer in the name of Jesus. And I think it's possible that some of you might have reconsidered your position had you known that. In February, of opening weekly council meetings with prayer.
We pray that You would fill them with courage and give them Your peace. Regardless of the label they identify with, these are happy, compassionate, and productive members of our society, and I am proud to be representing them in this chamber tonight. You don't want to make that same mistake with our energy issues. They have no problem with what the developer is basically proposing with the 64 units and having ground level retail would be great for this area. That was still just an engineer's estimate. I don't understand what effect the information that you're going to gather in the next week is going to have on it.
Are there any other changes instituted between the time of the preliminary engineering estimate and now which were not instituted by pesky environmentalists and neighborhood people? I think some of the adaptation issues relate to things like disease vectors, so I would expect some of those things to be coming up in a plan like that. So we just recently have launched this program, it's still in development, it's called positive impact on climate and community. In addition to that, after some of the initial work was done, it was decided to bury the tunnel 50 feet deeper to make sure that there was no interference or interaction with the karst part of the geology in that particular area. I think that -- believe that staff felt that they had explained the characteristics of this project, particularly with respect to what we're talking about here, the construction manager at risk. I ask that you would hold them in your loving arms.
They haven't reached out to anybody yet and there's a valid petition signed by everybody including saffaty who live right across the street. And I would add other assumptions along with the way were more favorable. That now shifts to the contractor. Be true to your own faith in your prayer yet also be sensitive to others. And so it's really distressing to me now to hear this dialogue because it certainly, I don't believe, was clear to the public that guaranteed maximum price and construction manager at risk and terms like that weren't as definitive as they sounded, and as you heard today it's clear that some members of the council didn't understand those terms as less than the definitive terms they sound like. I think where we're likely to see what I would call additional cost savings would be in keeping our allowances and contingencies to the absolute minimum. So in this category of schools and youth and we also can think about it as learning, we have children in nature, which contains a lot of our initiatives, particularly in parks and watershed protection that deal with getting children and families outside.
City manager wants to say a word. We confess the ways we have become weary and worn by a political process more often marked by venom than by grace. Waivers of the training deadline established by section 21-23 b of the city code for a person appointed to a city board on or after august 2, 2012, and on or before december 6, 2012, if the person completes the training required by section 2-1-23 on or before march 29, 2013. Guide us to be the leaders your people need. He also has a street in downtown san marcos named for him, edward gary boulevard.
I believe sara crocker is here representing adjacent property owners and miss crocker is requesting postponement on behalf of adjacent property owners although I don't know a particular date. I'm sure y'all don't want to have that situation here in austin, texas either. The authors of the Bill of Rights wrote the Establishment Clause into the First Amendment that forbids any establishment of religion by the federal government. Open your arms to other Waterloo citizens living in the shadows of a certain minority group; together we truly will achieve more and the experience will be much more rewarding. Just to name a few we were working through complicated shaft citing issues at spicewood springs neighborhood and were able to bring the designer and constructor to the table at the same time to work that out.
All in favor say aye? We confess the ways we too grow resigned to the way things are and systems that refuse to change. Therefore, I pray for our mayor, for the various levels of city officials and, in particular, for this assembled council. With water treatment plant 4, we'll have 335 million gallons per day. I want to say just one more word talking about that honor and remember part and I want to mention an organization called honor flight austin. First of all, I want to elaborate just a little bit on my response to mr. What we would like to do is go ahead with first reading today and go for second and third readings next week.
We'll go to our first briefing for today from the office of sustainability. May not promote secularism above religion. Tonight, as our elected officials work to make the best decisions for the city of Waterloo and the residents that call it home, instead of closing our eyes and bowing our heads in prayer, let us instead keep focused on the serious issues that our city government faces. Good afternoon, mayor and council. But that's still more focused on internal operations.