CITY OF LAREDO

SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING

A-2007-SC-10

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1110 HOUSTON STREET

LAREDO, TEXAS 78040

DECEMBER 10, 2007

12:15 p.m.

 

DISABILITY ACCESS STATEMENT

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need auxiliary aid or services are requested to contact Gustavo Guevara, City Secretary at (956) 791-7308 at least two working days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  The accessible entrance and accessible parking spaces are located at City Hall, 1100 Victoria Ave.

 

Out of consideration for all attendees of the City Council meetings, please turn off all cellular phones and pagers, or place on inaudible signal.  Thank you for your consideration.

 

 

I.                    CALL TO ORDER

 

II.                  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.                ROLL CALL

 

IV.               MINUTES

Approval of the minutes of November 19, 2007.

 

V.                 COMMUNICATIONS AND RECOGNITIONS

 

Recognitions

 

Communiqués

 

Citizen comments

Citizens are required to fill out a witness card and identify themselves at the microphone.  Comments should be relevant to City business and delivered in a professional manner.  No derogatory remarks will be permitted.  There is a time limit of three minutes per speaker.

 

VI.               APPOINTMENTS TO COMMISSIONS, BOARDS AND COMMITTEES


 

VII.             PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

1.          Public hearing and introduction of an ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of Laredo, annexing additional territory of 4.02 acres, more or less, located east of FM 1472 and south of State Highway 255, specifically the Ed-Sal Tract, providing for the effective date of the ordinance, authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract adopting a service plan for the annexed territory, and establishing the initial zoning of B-4 (Highway Commercial District).  Tract 1

 

2.          Public hearing and introduction of an ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of Laredo, annexing additional territory of 84.77 acres, more or less, located approximately 1.55 miles east of Bob Bullock Loop and Highway 359, on the north side of Highway 359, specifically the RRTAIT Tract, providing for the effective date of the ordinance, authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract adopting a service plan for the annexed territory, and establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential District).  Tract 2

 

3.          Public hearing and introduction of an ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of Laredo, annexing additional territory of 88.56 acres, more or less, located approximately east of Interstate Highway 35 and north of Bob Bullock Loop, specifically the Killam Charco Tract, providing for the effective date of the ordinance, authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract adopting a service plan for the annexed territory, and establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential District).     Tract 3   

 

4.          Public hearing and introduction of an ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of Laredo, annexing additional territory of 194.08 acres, more or less, located east of Bob Bullock Loop and north of Casa Verde Road (future extension of Del Mar Boulevard), specifically the Killam Quiote Tract, providing for the effective date of the ordinance, authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract adopting a service plan for the annexed territory, and establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential District).  Tract 4

 

5.          Public hearing and introduction of an ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of Laredo, annexing additional territory of 59.94 acres, more or less, located directly east of the City of Laredo landfill, specifically the H-5 Tract, providing for the effective date of the ordinance, authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract adopting a service plan for the annexed territory, and establishing the initial zoning of M-1 (Light Manufacturing District).  Tract 6

 

6.          Public hearing and introduction of an ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of Laredo, annexing additional territory of 10.85 acres, more or less, located east of Mines Road (FM 1472) and south of Las Tiendas Road (FM 3338), specifically the A.R. and Alicia Sanchez Tract, providing for the effective date of the ordinance, authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract adopting a service plan for the annexed territory, and establishing the initial zoning of M-1 (Light Manufacturing District).  Tract 7

 

7.          Public hearing and introduction of an ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of Laredo, annexing additional territory of 172.13 acres, more or less, located approximately north of Wormser Road and east of Avenida Mexico, specifically the 4V Holdings Tract, providing for the effective date of the ordinance, authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract adopting a service plan for the annexed territory, and establishing the initial zoning of R-1A (Single Family Reduced Area District).  Tract 8

 

8.          Public hearing and introduction of an ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of Laredo, annexing additional territory of 1330.83 acres, more or less, located approximately north of Mangana Hein Road and east of U.S. Highway 83, specifically the South Webb County Tract, providing for the effective date of the ordinance, authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract adopting a service plan for the annexed territory, and establishing the initial zoning of R-1A (Single Family Reduced Area District).  Tract 9

 

9.          Public hearing and introduction of an ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of Laredo, annexing additional territory of 21.60 acres, more or less, located directly east and adjacent to Los Altos Subdivision, between Highway 359 and Enlace Road, specifically the Tanquecitos South Acres Tract, providing for the effective date of the ordinance, authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract adopting a service plan for the annexed territory, and establishing the initial zoning of M-1 (Light Manufacturing District).  Tract 10

 

10.      Public hearing and introduction of an ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of the City of Laredo, annexing additional territory of 30.00 acres, more or less, located immediately east of Bob Bullock Loop and south of San Isidro Northeast, specifically the Daughters of Mary Help Tract, providing for the effective date of the ordinance, authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract adopting a service plan for the annexed territory, and establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential District).  Tract 11

 

(Recess)

(Press Availability)

 

VIII.           INTRODUCTORY ORDINANCE

 

11.      Approving  and  authorizing  the  City Manager to:

1.      Execute an easement to the Department of Homeland Security for a term of 25 years for construction of a  Riverbend Roadway  with option to extend the term;  and

2.      Execute a Temporary Construction Easement to the Department for a term of two (2) years; and providing for an effective date.

 

IX.               EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

The City Council hereby reserves the right to go into executive session at any time during this public meeting, if such is requested by the City Attorney or other legal counsel for the City, pursuant to his or her duty under Section 551.071(2) of the Government Code, to consult privately with his or her client on an item on the agenda, or on a matter arising out of such item.

           

X.                 ADJOURNMENT

 

This notice was posted at the Municipal Government Offices, 1110 Houston Street, Laredo, Texas, at a place convenient and readily accessible to the public at all times. Said notice was posted on Wednesday, December 5, 2007 at 6:00 p.m.

                                                                       

 

 

                                                                        Gustavo Guevara, Jr.

                                                                        City Secretary