CITY OF LAREDO

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

M2007-R-06

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1110 HOUSTON STREET

LAREDO, TEXAS 78040

MARCH 26, 2007

5:30 P.M.

 

 

These are preliminary minutes from the City Council Meeting of March 26, 2007.  These minutes will be approved at a later date.

  

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

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

 

II.        PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

            Mayor Raul Salinas led in the Pledge of Allegiance

 

III.       ROLL CALL

 

            In attendance:

 

            Raul G.  Salinas,                                                                       Mayor

            Mike Garza,                                                                             Council Member, District I

            Hector Garcia,                                                                          Council Member, District II

            Michael Landeck,                                                                     Council Member, District III

            Johnny 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

            Gustavo Guevara, Jr.,                                                               City Secretary

            Cynthia Collazo,                                                                       Acting City Manager

            Horacio De Leon,                                                                     Assistant City Manager

            Valeria Acevedo,                                                                      Acting City Attorney

 

IV.       MINUTES

 

            Approval of the minutes of November 6, 2006, November 9, 2006, and November 13, 2006.

 

            Motion to approve.

 

            Moved:  Cm. Garza

            Second:  Cm. Amaya

            For:     7                                               Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

V.        COMMUNICATIONS AND RECOGNITIONS

 

            Recognitions

 

            a.  Recognition of the Lyndon B. Johnson High School Cheerleaders for their participation

                 in the NCA Senior & Junior National Championship in Dallas, Texas and winning the                             2006-2007 NCA National Champions in the Varsity-Non-Tumbling Division and Most             Innovative Choreography.  The event will be featured on Fox Channel 55 in April 2007.

 

            b. Recognition of the Nixon Basketball girl’s basketball team varsity team for winning the     

                District Championship and for participating in the Regional Semi-Finals Tournament in             

                San Antonio.

 

            c. Recognition of Chelsea Morgensen (12) and Alex Barron (11) for being the first                        participants from Laredo to be nominated to the Jr. NBA/ Jr. WNBA National Team.   

 

            d. Recognition of Joe R. Moreno, of the Library Department, on his selection as March                              2007 employee of the month.

 

            e. Recognition of the 2007 Mayor’s Cup City Employees Softball Tournament winners.

 

            Communiqués

 

            a. Update via telephone conference by the City’s legislative consultants regarding federal

                and state legislative sessions.

 

            Citizen comments

 

            Citizens are required to fill out a witness card and identify themselves at the microphone. 

            Comments should be relevant to City business and delivered in a professional manner.  No

            derogatory remarks will be permitted.  There is a time limit of three minutes per speaker.

 

VI.       APPOINTMENTS TO COMMISSIONS, BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

 

            a.  Appointment by Council Member Hector Garcia of Eddie Alvarez to the Transportation

                 and Traffic Safety Committee.

 

            Motion to approve.

 

            Moved:  Cm. Chavez

            Second:  Cm. Amaya

            For:     8                                               Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

VII.     GENERAL COUNCIL DISCUSSIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

 

            A.  Request by Council Member Mike Garza

 

            1.  Discussion regarding possible immediate action to a better implementation of a water                               conservation plan with possible measurable time related water reduction goals, with

                 possible action.  (Co-sponsored by Council Member Dr. Michael Landeck)

 

           B.  Request by Council Member Hector J. Garcia

 

            1.  Discussion with possible action on reducing the number of Council Member discussion

                 items allowed per City Council meeting.

            C.  Request by Council Member Dr. Michael Landeck 

 

            1.  Discussion with possible action on water issues. (Co-sponsored by Council Member

                 Mike Garza)

 

                        A.  Strategic plan on a possible water infrastructure upgrade (major items, timetable

                              and estimated cost).

 

                        B.  Possible replacement of all mechanical water meters to electronic based meters

                             (including possible timetable, cost of meters and reduction in manual water meter

                             reading cost.)

 

                        C.  Addition of $5 Million to current budget for immediate active search and

                             acquisition of Water rights.

 

                        D.  Estimate of incremental cost with timetable for the possible expansion of the

                              Jefferson plant to accommodate additional 10 million gallons per day of water

                             purification.

 

VIII.    PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

            2.  Public hearing and introductory ordinance amending the City of Laredo Fiscal Year

                 2006-2007 Bridge System Fund by appropriating revenues and expenditures in the

                 amount of $910,000.00.  The funds will be transferred from General Fund for the Bridge

                 I Canopy Project.

 

                Motion to open the public hearing.

 

                Moved:  Cm. Garza

                Second:  Cm. Amaya

                For:     8                                           Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

                 There was no public input.

 

                 Motion to close public hearing and introduce.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Amaya

                 Second:  Mayor Pro Tempore Ramirez

                 For:   8                                            Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

                 Ordinance Introduction:  City Council

 

            3.  Public hearing and introductory ordinance amending the City of Laredo Fiscal Year

                 2006-2007 Special Fire Grant Budget to appropriate grant revenues and expenses from

                 the 2006 State Homeland Security Grant Sub-Recipient agreement between the City of

                 Laredo and the Texas Division of Emergency Management in the amount of

                 $107,314.43. In addition, the acceptance and appropriation of the State Homeland

                 Security grant through the State Law Enforcement Terrorism Prevention Program in the

                 amount of $204,077.17. The total amount appropriated from the State Homeland

                 Security program will be $311,391.60. Equipment received through the grant agreement

                 will be used for the City’s Fire and Police Departments. The appropriation of the said

                 grant revenue and expenditures will account for grant proceeds and equipment purchased

                 through the grant and authorizing the City Manager to implement said budget

                 amendment. The above said grant requires no in kind matching funds.

 

                 Motion to open the public hearing.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Belmares

                 Second:  Cm. Garza

                 For:      8                                         Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

                 There was no public input.

 

                 Motion to close public hearing and introduce.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Garza

                 Second:  Cm. Amaya

                 For:      8                                         Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

                 Ordinance Introduction:  City Council

 

            4.  Public hearing and introductory ordinance amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the

                 City of Laredo by rezoning 2.02 acres, as further described by metes and bounds in

                 attached Exhibit “A”, located at the East end of Basswood Drive, from R-1 (Single

                 Family Residential District) to R-2 (Multi-Family Residential District).  The Planning

                 and Zoning Commission recommended denial of the zone change.  District VI

 

                 Motion to open the public hearing.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Garcia

                 Second:  Cm. Amaya

                 For:      8                                         Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

                 There was no public input.

 

                 Motion to close public hearing and override, and; introduce approving the zone change.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Belmares

                 Second:  Cm. Amaya

                 For:      8                                         Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

                 Ordinance Introduction:  Cm. Belmares

 

IX.       FINAL READING OF ORDINANCES 

 

            Motion to waive the final reading of Ordinances

 

            Moved:  Cm. Garza

            Second:  Mayor Pro Tempore Ramirez

            For:     8                                               Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

       5.  2007-O-045 Approving the public sale of a tract of land containing 88.6913-acres, more

                                 or less, legally described as Lot Numbers One (1), Two (2), and Three (3),

                                 in Block Number Two (2), Laredo International Airport Passenger

                                 Terminal Subdivision, as per Plat recorded in Volume 16, pages 45-47, Webb

                                 County Plat Records and authorizing the City Manager to execute all

                                 conveyance documents to sole bidder Laredo Town Center, L.P. in the amount

                                 of $15,865,000.00; the Laredo Town Center bid offer is subject to the closing

                                 being held sixty (60) days after City Council award of the sale instead of the

                                 thirty (30) days specified in the bid specifications, and further contingent upon

                                 Laredo Town Center receiving clear title to the subject property, and providing

                                 for an effective date. 

 

                                 Motion to table until the first meeting in April.

 

                                 Moved:  Cm. Rendon

                                 Second:  Cm. Belmares

                                 For:     8                          Against:  0                                Abstain:  0

 

           2007-O-046  Amending the City of Laredo Fiscal Year 2006-2007 Veterans Field Fund by

                                 drawing down $55,000.00 from the Veterans Field Fund balance and

                                 appropriating said funds for the purchase of heavy equipment for the

                                 maintenance of Veterans Field.

 

                                 Motion to adopt Ordinance # 2007-O-046.

 

                                 Moved:  Cm. Garza

                                 Second:  Mayor Pro Tempore Ramirez

                                 For:     8                          Against:  0                                Abstain:  0

 

           2007-O-047  Authorizing the City Manager to accept grant funds from the South Texas

                                 Development Council (STDC) in the amount of $37,737.00 with no matching f

                                 funds and to amend the Solid Waste Fund to appropriate said grant award. 

                                 Funds will be used to buy an industrial grade paper shredder at a cost

                                 $27,737.00 in order that the Materials Recovery Center can recycle paper that

                                 has sensitive information, and $10,000.00 that will be used to promote and

                                 educate the public about recycling.

 

                                 Motion to adopt Ordinance # 2007-O-047.

 

                                 Moved:  Cm. Garza

                                 Second:  Mayor Pro Tempore Ramirez

                                 For:     8                          Against:  0                                Abstain:  0

 

            2007-O-048  Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning

                                 Lots 1 and 3, Block 273, Western Division, located at 1504 Santa Maria

                                 Avenue, from R-3 (Mixed Residential District) to B-1 (Limited Commercial

                                 District), providing for severability and for an effective date and publication.

 

                                 Motion to adopt Ordinance # 2007-O-048.

 

                                 Moved:  Cm. Garza

                                 Second:  Mayor Pro Tempore Ramirez

                                 For:     8                          Against:  0                                Abstain:  0

 

           2007-O-049  Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning Lot                           1, Block 1, Morales Plat, located at 9219 F.M. 1472, from R-2 (Multi-family

                                 Residential District) and M-1 (Light Manufacturing District) to B-4 (Highway

                                 Commercial District), providing for severability and for an effective date and

                                 publication.

 

                                 Motion to adopt Ordinance # 2007-O-049.

 

                                 Moved:  Cm. Garza

                                 Second:  Mayor Pro Tempore Ramirez

                                 For:     8                          Against:  0                                Abstain:  0

 

           2007-O-050  Amending Ordinance No. 2006-O-311 authorizing a Special Use Permit for

                                 mini storage/warehousing, on Lots 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 and 8, Block 1068, Eastern

                                 Division, located at 1320 South Meadow Avenue, by revising the site plan,

                                 providing for severability and for an effective date and publication.

 

                                 Motion to adopt Ordinance # 2007-O-050.

 

                                 Moved:  Cm. Garza

                                 Second:  Mayor Pro Tempore Ramirez

                                 For:     8                          Against:  0                                Abstain:  0

 

           2007-O-051  Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning Lots

                                 7 and 8, Block 24, Eastern Division, located at 602 Market Street, from B-3

                                 (Community Business District) to B-4 (Highway Commercial District),

                                 providing for severability and for an effective date and publication.

 

                                 Motion to adopt Ordinance # 2007-O-051.

 

                                 Moved:  Cm. Garza

                                 Second:  Mayor Pro Tempore Ramirez

                                 For:     8                          Against:  0                                Abstain:  0

 

          2007-O-052  Amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning 9.11

                                 acres, as further described by metes and bounds in attached Exhibit “A”,

                                 located on the North side of A.F. Muller Sr. Memorial Boulevard east of

                                 Hummingbird Boulevard, from M-1 (Light Manufacturing District) to R-1   

                                 (Single-Family Residential District) (Planned Unit Development District),

                                 providing for severability and for an effective date and publication.

 

                                 Motion to adopt Ordinance # 2007-O-052.

 

                                 Moved:  Cm. Garza

                                 Second:  Mayor Pro Tempore Ramirez

                                 For:     8                          Against:  0                                Abstain:  0

 

            2007-O-053 Authorizing the City Manager to execute a lease with UETA of Texas, Inc. for

                                 the lease of the tract of approximately 73,698.73 square feet tract of land

                                 located premises located south of Ventura Street and east of Santa Cleotilde

                                 Avenue, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 1.  Lease shall commence on

                                 August 7, 2007 and be for a term of twenty (20) years, with an option to renew

                                 for an additional ten (10) years.  The annual rent shall be $52,000.00 payable

                                 in monthly installments of $4,333.33.  (As amended)

 

                                 City Secretary’s Office must listen to the video for this motion.  Please call                                             791-7308 is you need immediate result of Ordinance motion.

                       

 

            2007-O-054 Authorizing the City Manager to execute all necessary documents to         

                                 effectively convey fee simple title to the “Surface Only” at its adjusted market  

                                 value of $11,533.00 for certain property described as a 7,717 square feet

                                 (0.1772 of an acre) tract of land, more or less, out of that former south one-half

                                  section of Canada between O’kane and Clark Streets to Adolfo Tellez;

                                 provided that the City of Laredo retains the entire tract as a utility easement,             

                                 said tract being situated in the Eastern Division, City of Laredo, Webb County,

                                 Texas, being generally described on attached Exhibit “A”; and providing for                

                                  an effective date.

 

                                 Motion to adopt Ordinance # 2007-O-054.

 

                                 Moved:  Cm. Garza

                                 Second:  Mayor Pro Tempore Ramirez

                                 For:     8                          Against:  0                                Abstain:  0

 

            2007-O-055 Authorizing the City Manager to execute all necessary documents to                  

                                 effectively convey two (2) City owned lots, namely, Lot 6, Block 643, Eastern

                                 Division and Lot 7, Block 700, Western Division, in the City of Laredo, Webb

                                 County, Texas, to Habitat for Humanity, Inc., in support of the construction of

                                 two (2) homes, and providing for an effective date.

 

                                 Motion to adopt Ordinance # 2007-O-055.

 

                                 Moved:  Cm. Garza

                                 Second:  Mayor Pro Tempore Ramirez

                                 For:     8                          Against:  0                                Abstain:  0

 

 

             2007-O-056 Authorizing the City Manager  to convey fee simple title to the “surface only”,

                                  at its adjusted market value of $4,750.00, the 2,725.4 sq. ft. tract of land, more         

                                  or less, out of that former triangular section of Blaine Street between Smith

                                  and Ejido Avenues, as shown by metes and bounds description in Exhibit “A”

                                  attached hereto, to purchasers, Humberto H. Ramirez and wife, Guadalupe L.

                                  Ramirez; provided however, that the City of Laredo retains and reserves the

                                  entire tract as a utility easement, and approving the plan as described in

                                  Exhibit “B”, under which purchasers will use the said property; and

                                  providing for  effective date.

 

                                   Motion to adopt Ordinance # 2007-O-056.

 

                                   Moved:  Cm. Garza

                                   Second:  Mayor Pro Tempore Ramirez

                                   For:     8                                    Against:  0                                Abstain:  0

 

              2007-O-057 Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Foreign Trade Zone Operations

                                   Agreement with Luka International Trading, Inc., as zone site operator within

                                   site III, located at 14610 Archer Drive, Killam Industrial Park, effective

                                   February 1, 2007, and ending on January 31, 2008, and may be extended for

                                   three (3) one (1) year terms ending on January 31, 2009; January 31, 2010;

                                   and January 31, 2011 and providing activation, administration and transaction

                                   fees be paid to the City; providing for an effective date.

 

                                   Motion to adopt Ordinance # 2007-O-057.

 

                                 Moved:  Cm. Garza

                                 Second:  Mayor Pro Tempore Ramirez

                                 For:     8                          Against:  0                                Abstain:  0

 

X.        RESOLUTIONS

 

           6. 2007-R-022  Authorizing the City Manager to submit an application to the United States

                                    Foreign-Trade Zones Board for manufacturing authority on behalf of IUSA,

                                    S.A. de C.V. for an approximate 75-acre tract located within the Unitec

                                    Industrial Park Foreign-Trade Zone Site No. 6 for the purpose of

                                    constructing and operating a copper tubing manufacturing complex.    

 

                                     Motion to approve Resolution # 2007-R-022.

 

                                     Moved:  Cm. Garza 

                                     Second:  Cm. Amaya

                                     For:     8                                  Against:  0                                Abstain:  0

 

 

           7. 2007-R-023  Rescinding Resolution 2001-R-033 approved on March 19, 2001 declaring

                                     the City of Laredo’s opposition to the proposed regional landfill on

                                     Highway 359. 

 

                                     Motion to approve Resolution # 2007-R-023.

 

                                     Moved:  Cm. Garza 

                                     Second:  Cm. Amaya

                                     For:     8                                  Against:  0                                Abstain:  0

 

 

 

XI.       STAFF REPORTS

 

           8.  A.  Status report by Elizabeth Alonzo, Laredo Municipal Housing Corporation Executive

      Director, regarding the Noise Compatibility Rental Program.

 

 

A.     Staff report by Miguel A. Pescador, Parks and Recreation Department Director,   

      regarding Slaughter Park, with possible action.

 

B.     Update on the proposed split payment program for payment of property taxes by

      Elizabeth Martinez, Tax Department Director, with possible action.

 

XII.     MOTIONS

 

9.      Authorizing the City Manager to amend the existing retainer agreement with Law

      Offices of Baker Botts, LLP, by allotting an additional amount of $140,000.00 to pay for

      legal services related to the Open Meetings Act case, styled Martha Escamilla, Maria

      Gloria Gonzalez and Webb County, Texas vs. the City of Laredo, et. al., Cause No.

      2004-CVQ-000450-D2, in the 111th District Court, Webb County, Texas.

 

                 Motion to approve as amended not to exceed $40,000.00.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Garza

                 Second:  Cm. Landeck

                 For:      6                                         Against:  0                                            Abstain:  2

                                                                                                                                    Cm. Garcia

                                                                                                                                    Cm. Amaya

 

10.  Authorizing the City Manager to amend an existing contract with Attorney Bruce  

      Wasinger, from the Law Firm of Bickerstaff, Health, Pollan & Caroom, L.L.P. for

       professional legal services related to the development of the City of Laredo’s Secondary

      Water Source Project by an additional amount of $10,327.50 not to exceed $60,326.50. 

       Funding is available in the Legal Fees Water Availability Account.

 

                 Motion to approve.

 

                Moved:  Cm. Landeck

                Second:  Cm. Chavez

                For:     8                                           Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

11.  Authorizing the City Manager to execute an Interlocal Agreement by and between the

      City of Laredo and Webb County to establish procedures for serving as a back-up public

      safety answering point for the Laredo Police Department and Webb County Sheriff’s

      Office.

 

                 Motion to approve.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Garza

                 Second:  Cm. Amaya

                 For:      8                                         Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

12.  Consideration for approval of amendment no. 1 an increase of $54,430.00 to the

      professional services contract with Drash Consulting Engineers, Laredo, Texas, for the

      Laredo International Airport Construction of Northeast Cargo Apron (Phase II), General

      Aviation Apron (Phase  II) and Southwest Cargo Apron Concrete Pads Projects to

      provide laboratory, sampling, and testing services of materials quality assurance. 

      Funding is available in the Airport Fund.

 

                 Motion to approve.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Garza

                 Second:  Cm. Amaya

                 For:      8                                         Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

13.  Consideration to exercise the renewal option for one additional year for contract number

      FY06-045 awarded to MO-VAC Environmental, McAllen, Texas, in the estimated    

      annual amount of $30,000.00 for the transportation and disposal of leachate and

      contaminated water generated at the City of Laredo Landfill.  Funding is available in the

      Solid Waste Department’s budget.

 

                 Motion to approve.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Garza

                 Second:  Cm. Amaya

                 For:      8                                         Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

14.  Consideration to authorize the purchase of one hundred and twenty three (123)  

      Microsoft Office 2007 software licenses from SHI-Governmental Services, in the total         

      amount of $37,117.00, through the State of Texas,  Department of Information  

      Resources (DIR), cooperative contract pricing.  Funding is available in the Police Trust

      Fund budget.  

 

                 Motion to approve.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Garza

                 Second:  Cm. Amaya

                 For:      8                                         Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

15.  Consideration to award contract number FY07-053, to the low bidders, Royal Laser                 

      Wash and Royal Treat Car Wash, for furnishing car wash services for the City's        

       automotive fleet.  Bids were requested for car wash services with and without inside  

       vacuum and for locations throughout the Laredo city limits.  All services are secured on         

       an as needed basis.  Funding is available in the Fleet Fund.

 

                  Motion to approve.

 

                  Moved:  Cm. Garcia

                  Second:  Cm. Landeck

                  For:     8                                         Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

16.  Consideration to authorize the purchase fifty four (54), new mobile radios for the Police               

      Department, through the Houston Galveston Area Council of Governments (HGAC)        

      cooperative contract pricing from Motorola Inc., in the total amount of $171,165.96.    

      Funding is available from Police Trust Fund and 2006 Public Property Finance  

      Contractual Obligation bond proceeds.  

 

                Motion to approve.

 

                Moved:  Cm. Garza

                Second:  Cm. Amaya

                For:     8                                           Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

17.  Consideration to award contract number FY07-070, to the low bidder meeting  

       specifications, E Poly Star, San Leandro CA, in the amount of $99,600.00, for the

       purchase of 1.5 million plastic bags for use in the City's Recycling Program.  Funding is

       available in the Solid Waste Services budget.  

                 

                  Motion to approve.

 

                  Moved:  Cm. Garza

                  Second:  Cm. Amaya

                  For:     8                                         Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

18.  Consideration to authorize the installation of speed humps along Avenida Mexico  

       between Avenida Los Presidentes and Monclova Drive in accordance with the speed  

       hump installation policy under the special provision for installation; project costs are

       estimated at $3,600.00.  Funding will be made available from Capital Improvement

       Projects - City Council District 1.

 

                  Motion to approve.

 

                  Moved:  Cm. Garza

                  Second:  Cm. Amaya

                  For:     8                                         Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

XIII.    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.

 

17.   Request for Executive Session pursuant to Section 551.071 (1) (A) of the Texas             

       Government Code to consult with the City’s Attorney in the pending case of Martin   

       Villarreal, et. al., v. City of Laredo, the Laredo Affordable Housing Corporation, MG        

       Builders, WSC, Inc. and Trinity Testing Laboratories, Inc., Cause No. L-03-11, in the

       U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, Laredo Division [Case pertaining to Los

        Obispos Affordable Housing Project]; and return to open session for possible action.

 

                 Motion to go into Executive Session pursuant to Section 551.071 (1) (A) of the Texas

                 Government Code to consult with the City’s Attorney in the pending case of Martin  

                 Villarreal, et. al., v. City of Laredo, the Laredo Affordable Housing Corporation, MG  

                 Builders, WSC, Inc. and Trinity Testing Laboratories, Inc., Cause No. L-03-11, in the

                 U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, Laredo Division [Case pertaining to Los

                 Obispos Affordable Housing Project]; and return to open session for possible action.

 

                 Moved:  Cm. Garza

                 Second:  Cm. Amaya

                 For:      8                                         Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0

 

                 After Executive Session Mayor Raul Salinas announced that no formal action was taken.

 

XIV.    ADJOURNMENT

               

 

             Motion to adjourn.

 

             Moved:  Cm. Garza

             Second:  Cm.  Amaya

             For:     8                                              Against:  0                                            Abstain:  0