City of Laredo

                Special City Council Meeting


                   City Council Chambers

                       1110 Houston

                       June 22, 2000

                          5:30 p.m.


   I.  Call to Order.


       With a quorum present Mayor Elizabeth G.  Flores called the

       meeting to order.


  II.  Pledge of Allegiance


       Mayor Elizabeth G.  Flores led in the Pledge of Allegiance.


 III.  Roll Call


       In attendance:

       Elizabeth G.  Flores,                Mayor

       Alfredo Agredano,                    Councilmember, District I

       Louis H.  Bruni,                     Councilmember, District II

       Johnny Amaya,                        Councilmember, District IV

       Eliseo Valdez,                       Councilmember, District V

       Jose Alberto Valdez, Jr.,            Councilmember, District VII

       Consuelo "Chelo" Montalvo            Councilmember, District VIII

       Gustavo Guevara Jr.,                 City Secretary

       Larry Dovalina,                      Acting City Manager

       Cynthia Collazo,                     Acting City Manager

       Jaime Flores,                        City Attorney


       Motion to excuse Cm.  Galo and Mayor Pro Tempore Guerra.


       Moved :  Cm.  Bruni

       Second:  Cm.  Amaya

       For:  6       Against:  0 Abstain:  0


  IV.  Resolutions


       1.  2000-R-100  Canvassing the returns of the special runoff

           election held on June 3, 2000 for District VIII; and approving

           the results.


           Mayor Flores publicly read the election results.


           District VIII


           Canuta "Tita" Cantanilla     324    41.37%

           Juan Ramirez                 459    58.62%


           She announced the winner to be Juan Ramirez.


           Motion to approve.


           Moved :  Cm.  Bruni

           Second:  Cm.  Agredano

           For:  6       Against:  0 Abstain: 0


   V.  Adjournment


       Motion to adjourn.


       Moved :  Cm.  Agredano

       Second:  Cm.  E. Valdez

       For:  6  Against:  0 Abstain:  0


I hereby certify that the above minutes contained in pages one and two

are true, complete and correct proceedings of the City Council Special

Meeting held on the 22nd day of June, 2000.



Gustavo Guevara, Jr.

City Secretary