CITY OF LAREDO

SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING

M2006-SC-18

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1110 HOUSTON STREET

LAREDO, TEXAS 78040

DECEMBER 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

            John Amaya,                                                                            Council Member, District IV

            Johnny Rendon,                                                                        Council Member, District V

            Gene Belmares,                                                                        Council Member, District VI

            Juan Chavez,                                                                            Council Member, District VII

            Juan Ramirez,                                                                           Mayor Pro Tem, District VIII

 

            Motion to approve Cm. Garza and Cm. Landeck.

 

            Moved:  Cm. Amaya

            Second:  Cm. Garcia

            For:     6                                               Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

           

IV.       PUBLIC HEARING

 

            1.  Public hearing and introductory ordinance amending the City of Laredo’s Land

                 Development Code Book, Chapter 24: Article V, Section 24.80 Model Subdivision

                 Rules; and amending Appendix A: of the Laredo Land Development Code; and

                 providing for publication and effective date.

 

                 Motion to open the public hearing.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Belmares

                 Second:  Cm. Amaya

                 For:     6                                          Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

                 There was no public input.

 

                 Motion to close the public hearing and introduce.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Belmares

                 Second:  Mayor Pro Tempore Ramirez

                 For:     6                                          Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

                 Ordinance Introduction:  City Council              

 

2.  Public hearing and introductory ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of   

                 the City of Laredo, annexing additional territory of 33.19 acres, more or less, located

     approximately north of Bob Bullock Loop and east of East Point Drive, specifically the

     U.I.S.D. Tract, providing for the effective date of the ordinance, authorizing the City

     Manager to execute a contract adopting a service plan for the annexed territory, and

     establishing the initial zoning of R-1 (Single Family Residential District).  (District VI)

 

     Motion to open the public hearing.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Belmares

                 Second:  Cm. Amaya

                 For:     6                                          Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

                 There was no public input.

 

                 Motion to close the public hearing and introduce.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Belmares

                 Second:  Mayor Pro Tempore Ramirez

                 For:     6                                          Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

                 Ordinance Introduction:  Cm. Belmares

 

3.  Public hearing and introductory ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of

     the City of Laredo, annexing additional territory of 52.94 acres, more or less, located

     approximately north of SH 359 and west of Los Altos Subdivision and north of

     Tanquecitos Phase 2, specifically the Tanquecitos Tract, providing for the effective date

     of the ordinance, authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract adopting a service

     plan for the annexed territory, and establishing the initial zoning of R-1-MH (Single

     Family Manufactured Housing District).  (District II)

 

     Motion to open the public hearing.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Belmares

                 Second:  Cm. Amaya

                 For:     6                                          Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

                 There was no public input.

 

                 Motion to close the public hearing and introduce.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Garcia

                 Second:  Cm. Amaya

                 For:     6                                          Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

                 Ordinance Introduction:  Cm. Garcia

 

4.  Public hearing and introductory ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of

     the City of Laredo, annexing additional territory of 1.85 acres, more or less, located

     approximately 4.3 miles east of Loop 20 and south of SH 359, specifically the Alarcon   

     Tract, providing for the effective date of the ordinance, authorizing the City Manager to

     execute a contract adopting a service plan for the annexed territory, and establishing the

     initial zoning of M-1 (Light Manufacturing District).  (District III)

 

     Motion to open the public hearing.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Belmares

                 Second:  Cm. Garcia

                 For:     6                                          Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

                 There was no public input.

 

                 Motion to close the public hearing and introduce.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Garcia

                 Second:  Cm. Amaya

                 For:     6                                          Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

     Ordinance Introduction:  Cm. Garcia

 

5.  Public hearing and introductory ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of

     the City of Laredo, annexing additional territory of 21.09 acres, more or less, located

     approximately south of Highway 59, and east of Loop 20, specifically the Hurd Tract,

     providing for the effective date of the ordinance, authorizing the City Manager to

     execute a contract adopting a service plan for the annexed territory, and establishing the

     initial zoning of R-1A (Single Family Reduced Area District).  (District II)

 

     Motion to open the public hearing.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Belmares

                 Second:  Cm. Amaya

                 For:     6                                          Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

                 There was no public input.

 

                 Motion to close the public hearing and introduce.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Garcia

                 Second:  Cm. Amaya

                 For:     6                                          Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

     Ordinance Introduction:  City Council

 

6.  Public hearing and introductory ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of

the City of Laredo, annexing additional territory of 44.53 acres, more or less, located approximately north of Pita Mangana and east of Highway 83, specifically the 4 V Holding Tract, providing for the effective date of the ordinance, authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract adopting a service plan for the annexed territory, and establishing the initial zoning of R-1A (Single Family Reduced Area District).  (District I)

 

     Motion to open the public hearing.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Belmares

                 Second:  Cm. Amaya

                 For:     6                                          Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

                 There was no public input.

 

                 Motion to close the public hearing and introduce.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Belmares

                 Second:  Mayor Pro Tempore Ramirez

                 For:     6                                          Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

Ordinance Introduction:  Cm. Garcia

 

7.  Public hearing and introductory ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of

the City of Laredo, annexing additional territory of 2.45 acres, more or less, located    

approximately south of SH 359 and north of the E.G. Ranch Tract 1, specifically the Key

Energy Annexation Tract, providing for the effective date of the ordinance, authorizing

the City Manager to execute a contract adopting a service plan for the annexed territory,

and establishing the initial zoning of M-1 (Light Manufacturing District).  (District II)

 

     Motion to open the public hearing.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Garcia

                 Second:  Cm. Amaya

                 For:     6                                          Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

                 There was no public input.

 

                 Motion to close the public hearing and introduce.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Garcia

                 Second:  Mayor Pro Tempore Ramirez

                 For:     6                                          Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

Ordinance Introduction:  Cm. Garcia

 

 

 

 

 

8.      Public hearing and introductory ordinance altering and extending the boundary limits of

the City of Laredo, annexing additional territory of  7.71 acres, more or less, located approximately north of SH 359 and west of the U.I.S.D. Student Activity Complex Educational Center, specifically the Gutierrez/Izaguirre Tract, providing for the effective date of the ordinance, authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract adopting a service plan for the annexed territory, and establishing the initial zoning of B-3 (Community Business District).  (District II)

 

      Motion to open the public hearing.

 

                  Moved:  Cm. Garcia

                  Second:  Cm. Amaya

                  For:     6                                         Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

                  There was no public input.

 

                  Motion to close the public hearing and introduce.

 

                  Moved:  Cm. Garcia

                  Second:  Mayor Pro Tempore Ramirez

                  For:     6                                         Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

Ordinance Introduction:  Cm. Garcia

 

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. Garcia

            Second:  Cm. Amaya

            For:     6                                               Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0