CITY OF LAREDO

SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING

M2006-SC-12

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1110 HOUSTON STREET

LAREDO, TEXAS

SEPTEMBER 28, 2006

12:15 P.M.

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

            With a quorum present, Mayor Raul G.  Salinas called the meeting to order.

 

II.        PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

            Mayor Raul G.  Salinas led in the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

III.       ROLL CALL

 

            In attendance:

 

            Raul G.  Salinas,                                                                       Mayor

            Hector Garcia,                                                                          Council Member, District II

            Michael Landeck,                                                                     Council Member, District III

            Johnny Amaya,                                                                         Council Member, District IV

            Gene Belmares,                                                                        Council Member, District VI

            Juan Chavez                                                                             Council Member, District VII

            Gustavo Guevara, Jr.,                                                               City Secretary

            Larry Dovalina,                                                                         City Manager

            Cynthia Collazo,                                                                       Deputy City Manager

            Horacio De Leon,                                                                     Assistant City Manager

            Rafael Garcia,                                                                           Assistant City Manager

            Valeria Acevedo,                                                                      City Attorney Interim

 

 

            Motion to excuse Cm.  Garza, Cm.  Rendon, and Mayor Pro Tempore Ramirez.

 

            Moved:  Cm.  Garcia

            Second:  Cm.  Amaya

            For:     5                                               Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

IV.       Motion to consider moving the regular City Council Meeting of October 2, 2006 to the             following day, October 3, 2006.

 

            Larry Dovalina, City Manager, advised that the only reason a City Council meeting may be             postponed is for personal reasons. 

 

            Motion to approve for personal reasons.

 

            Moved:  Cm.  Landeck

            Second:  Cm.  Chavez

            For:     3                                               Against:  2                                            Abstain:  0

            Cm.  Landeck                                      Cm.  Garcia

            Cm.  Chavez                                        Cm.  Belmares

            Cm.  Amaya

 

V.        EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

            The City Council hereby reserved 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.       ADOURNMENT

 

            Motion to Adjournment.                                                                       Time: 12:21 p.m.

 

            Moved:  Cm.  Belmares

            Second:  Cm.  Chavez

            For:     5                                               Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0