CITY OF LAREDO

SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING

A-2008-SC-04

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1110 HOUSTON STREET

LAREDO, TEXAS 78040

April 11, 2008

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.               MOTIONS

 

1.      Consideration for approval of amendment no. 1 an increase of $95,000.00 to the professional services contract with Porras Engineering Company, Laredo, Texas, for the Laredo International Airport Street Improvements for additional engineering and survey services. Funding is available in the 2007 CO Airport Truck Route.

 

2.       Consideration for approval to award a construction contract to the sole bidder Rhino Builders, Ltd., Laredo, Texas, in the amount of $898,760.50 for the Walkway Canopy (USA) of International Bridge I. Contract time is one hundred (100) working days.

 

 

V.                 FINAL READING OF ORDINANCES

 

3.            

 

2008-O-069          Amending the City of Laredo Health Department Fiscal Year 2007-2008 budget by appropriating revenues and expenditures in the amount of $1,300,000.00 from the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) through the University of Texas Health Science Center Dental School for dental and primary care clinic remodeling and construction. These funds will support the CIP 2007 in the amount of $600,000.00 for construction and remodeling for a total of $1,900,000.00. The construction will enhance coordination, personnel and operations for the clinical care in dental, maternity, primary care and Tuberculosis services.

 

2008-O-070          Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning 5.29 acres, as further described by metes and bounds in attached Exhibit A, located on the east side of U.S. Highway 83 south of Cielito Lindo Boulevard, from B-1 (Limited Commercial District) to B-3 (Community Business District); providing for publication and effective date.  

  

2008-O-071          Amending the Code of Ordinance of the City of Laredo, Chapter 2, Article V. Boards, Commissions, Councils, etc., Division 4. Convention & Visitors Bureau Advisory Board,

        Section 2-223- Membership criteria; term of office; method of appointment; ex-officio members; by amending Section (a); deleting the requirement that representation be from hotels, restaurant, retail, community/civic or business organizations, sports community, and the Chamber of Commerce; and by deleting section (d) and (e) Ex-officio members of the board; and amending the title of the section to Membership criteria, term of office and method of appointment;

        Section 2-225- General Authority, by deleting sections (a), (b) and (d);

        Section 2-226- Administrative Duties, by deleting sections (c), (d), (e), (f), (g), and (h);

        Section 2-227- Meetings, by amending (c) that a quorum consists of 5 voting board members.

 

2008-O-072           Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by authorizing a Conditional Use Permit for a nationalization of vehicles enterprise on Lots 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12, Block 899, Western Division, located at 3501 San Bernardo Avenue and 3502 Santa Ursula Avenue; providing for publication and effective date. (As amended)  

 

2008-O-073           Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning Lots 1 and 2, Block 127, Eastern Division, located at 219 W. Travis Street, from R-3 (Mixed Residential District) to R-1A (Single Family Reduced Area District); providing for publication and effective date.  

 

2008-O-074           Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning 5.26 acres, as further described by metes and bounds in attached Exhibit A, located at the southwest corner of International Boulevard and Veracruz Drive, from R-1 (Single-family Residential District) to B-1 (Limited Commercial District); providing for publication and effective date.     

 

2008-O-075           Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning 2.23 acres, as further described by metes and bounds in attached Exhibit A, located at the southwest corner of International Boulevard and Simon Bolivar, from R-1 (Single-family Residential District) to B-3 (Community Business District); providing for publication and effective date.

 

2008-O-076           Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning 3.68 acres, as further described by metes and bounds in attached Exhibit A, located at the northwest corner of International Boulevard and Veracruz Drive, from R-1 (Single-family Residential District) to B-1 (Limited Commercial District); providing for publication and effective date .  

 

2008-O-077           Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning 6.13 acres, as further described by metes and bounds in attached Exhibit A, located at the northwest corner of International Boulevard and Juan Escutia Boulevard, from R-1 (Single-family Residential District) to B-3 (Community Business District); providing for publication and effective date.  

 

2008-O-078           Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning 1.14 acres, as further described by metes and bounds in attached Exhibit A, located at the southwest corner of International Boulevard and Juan Escutia Boulevard, from R-1 (Single-family Residential District) to B-3 (Community Business District); providing for publication and effective date.  

 

2008-O-079           Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning 25.11 acres, as further described by metes and bounds in attached Exhibit A, located at the southeast corner of Bartlett Avenue and Jacaman Road, from R-1 (Single-family Residential District) to B-4 (Highway Commercial District); providing for publication and effective date.  

 

2008-O-080           Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by authorizing a Conditional Use Permit for the sale of metal products on .99 acres, as further described by metes and bounds in attached Exhibit A, located at 10116 F.M. 1472; providing for publication and effective date.  

 

2008-O-081           Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning Lot 5, Block 1A, Dellwood Commercial Subdivision, located at 8910 F.M. 1472, from B-1 (Limited Commercial District) to B-3 (Community Business District); providing for publication and effective date.  

 

2008-O-082           Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning 3.61 acres, as further described by metes and bounds in attached Exhibit A, located south of Soria Drive and east of U.S. Highway 83, from R-1MH (Single Family Manufactured Housing District) to R-1A (Single Family Reduced Area District); providing for publication and effective date.                                      

 

2008-O-083           Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by authorizing a Special Use Permit for mini-storage/warehousing on Lot 21, Block 12, Lomas Del Sur Subdivision Unit XIII, located at 3013 Lomas Del Sur Boulevard; providing for publication and effective date.

 

VI.               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.

 

VII.             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 April 8, 2008, at 12:15 p.m.

 

 

 

Gustavo Guevara, Jr.

City Secretary