CITY OF LAREDO

SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING

M2006-SC-08

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1110 HOUSTON STREET

LAREDO, TEXAS 78040

June 20, 2006

12:15 p.m.

 

 I.         CALL TO ORDER

 

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

 

 

II.        PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

            Mayor Flores led in the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

III.       ROLL CALL

 

            In attendance:

 

            Elizabeth G.  Flores,                                                                 Mayor

            Alfredo Agredano,                                                                    Council Member, District I

            Hector Garcia,                                                                          Council Member, District II

            John C.  Galo,                                                                          Council Member, District III

            Johnny Amaya,                                                             Council Member, District IV

            Johnny Rendon                                                             Council Member, District V

            Gene Belmares,                                                                        Council Member, District VI

            Juan Chavez,                                                                            Mayor Pro Tem, District VIII

            Juan Ramirez,                                                                           Council Member, District VIII

            Gustavo Guevara, Jr.,                                                               City Secretary

            Larry Dovalina,                                                                         City Manager

            Cynthia Collazo,                                                                       Deputy City Manager

            Jaime Flores,                                                                            City Attorney

 

 

            Motion to excuse Cm.  Galo, and Cm.  Belmares.

 

            Moved:  Cm.  Agredano

            Second:  Cm.  Amaya

            For:     6                                               Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

IV.       RESOLUTION         

 

            1.  2006-R-069  Canvassing the returns of the Special Runoff Election held on June

                                       17, 2006 for Mayor, City Council Member District I, City Council                                            Member District III, and approving the results.

 

                                       Motion to approve Resolution # 2006-R-069.

 

                                       Mayor Flores publicly read the following election results:

 

Mayor                           Early Votes                Election Day                 Total                Percentage

John Galo                       6,213                         2,444                           8,657               47.25

Raul Salinas                    6,145                         3,520                           9,665               52,75

 

Council Member

 

District I                    

Mike Garza                  1,127                           325                              1,452               65.96

Jesus Justo Guerra           548                           212                                 760               34.36

 

District III

Ricardo Gonzalez         703                              321                              1,024               45.96

Michael Landeck          844                              360                              1,204               54.04

           

                                       Moved:  Cm.  Agredano

                                       Second:  Cm.  Amaya

                                       For:    6                                 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.

 

            Moved:  Cm.  Ramirez

            Second:  Cm.  Amaya

            For:     6                                               Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0