CITY OF LAREDO

                                          SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING

                                                              M2002-SC-011

                                                 CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

                                                     1110 HOUSTON STREET

                                                       LAREDO, TEXAS 78040

                                                             AUGUST 12, 2002

                                                                    5:30 P.M.

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

            With a quorum present, Mayor Elizabeth G.  Flores called the meeting to order.

II.        ROLL CALL

 

            In attendance:

 

            Elizabeth G.  Flores,                                                                 Mayor

            Alfredo Agredano,                                                                    Mayor Pro Tempore, District I

            Hector Garcia,                                                                          Council Member, District II

            John C.  Galo,                                                                          Council Member, District III

            Johnny Amaya,                                                                         Council Member, District IV

            Eliseo Valdez, Jr.,                                                                     Council Member, District V

            Gene Belmares,                                                                        Council Member, District VI

            Jose Valdez, Jr.                                                                        Council Member, District VII

            Juan Ramirez,                                                                           Council Member, District VIII

            Gustavo Guevara, Jr.,                                                               City Secretary

            Larry Dovalina,                                                                         City Manager

            Cynthia Collazo,                                                                       Assistant City Manager

            Jaime Flores,                                                                            City Attorney

 

III.       INTRODUCTORY ORDINANCES

 

1.  Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Scheduled Airline Operating Agreement and

Terminal Building Lease with Transportes Aeromar, S.A. de C.V., as Lessee, for exclusive and non-exclusive joint use space located at the Laredo International Airport passenger terminal for the purpose of conducting commercial air transportation services.  Transportes Aeromar proposes to initially offer three (3) weekly round trip flights to Mexico City utilizing the 48 passenger ATR-42 aircraft; providing for an effective date.

 

Ordinance Introduction:  City Council

 

III.       FINAL READINGS

 

Motion to waive the final readings of Ordinance # 2002-O-161, # 2002-O-206 and # 2002-O-207.

 

Moved:  Cm.  Galo

Second:  Cm.  Amaya

For:     8                                               Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

2.  2002-O-161  Authorizing the City Manager to execute a lease renewal with United

Exports Trading Association (U.E.T.A.) of Texas, Inc. for approximately 2,526 square feet out of Lot 10, Block 22, in the Western Division, City of Laredo, Webb County, Texas, lying northeast of the concrete pavement connecting Salinas Street with Water Street:

1.  Lease term is for one (1) year commencing on August 13, 2002

     and ending on August 12, 2003.

2.  Monthly rent will be $1,000.00.

3.  City of Laredo may terminate this lease within ninety (90) days

     written notice.

 

Motion to adopt Ordinance # 2002-O-161.

 

Moved:  Cm.  Galo

Second:  Cm.  Agredano

For:     8                       Against:  0                                Abstain:  0

2002-O-206   Designating as a one-way Eastbound that one block section of

Denmark Lane and as a one-way Westbound that one block section of Yukon Lane, between Backwoods Drive on the East and Greenland Drive on the West, and as one-way Southbound that one block section of Backwoods Drive, between Denmark Lane on the North and Yukon Lane on the South, providing for the installation of appropriate signs to indicate one-way traffic and providing for publication and effective date.

 

Motion to adopt Ordinance # 2002-O-206.

 

Moved:  Cm.  Galo

Second:  Cm.  Agredano

For:     8                       Against:  0                                Abstain:  0

2002-O-207  Designating as a one-way Southbound the 2100 and 2200 blocks of

Texas Avenue, between Clark Blvd.  On the North and Musser Street on the South, one way Westbound the 2400 and 2500 block of Musser Street, between Martin Avenue on the West and Texas Avenue on the East, and one-way northbound the 2100 and 2200 block of Martin Avenue, between Clark Blvd. on the North and Musser Street on the South, to be effective the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday during school days providing for the installation of appropriate signs to indicate one-way traffic during the specified hours and providing for publication and effective date.

 

Motion to adopt Ordinance # 2002-O-207.

 

Moved:  Cm.  Galo

Second:  Cm.  Agredano

For:     8                       Against:  0                                Abstain:  0

V.        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.

 

VI.       ADJOURNMENT

 

      Motion to adjourn.                                                                                            Time:  6:00 p.m.

 

            Moved:  Cm.  Galo

            Second:  Cm.  Amaya

            For:     8                                               Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

I, Gustavo Guevara, Jr., City Secretary, do hereby certify that the above minutes contained in pages 01 to 03 are true, complete and correct proceedings of the City Council meeting held on August 12, 2002. 

 

 

 

                                                                                    _______________________

                                                                                    Gustavo Guevara, Jr.

                                                                                    City Secretary