CITY OF LAREDO

SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING

M2008-SC-03

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1110 HOUSTON STREET

LAREDO, TEXAS 78040

MARCH 25, 2008

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

            Michael Landeck                                                                    Council Member District III       

            Johnny Rendon,                                                                      Council Member, District V

            Gene Belmares,                                                                      Mayor Pro Tem, District VI

            Juan Chavez,                                                                          Council Member, District VII

            Juan Ramirez,                                                                         Council Member, District VIII

            Gustavo Guevara, Jr.,                                                             City Secretary

            Carlos Villarreal,                                                                     City Attorney

            Cynthia Collazo,                                                                     Deputy City Manager

            Horacio De Leon,                                                                   Assistant City Manager

            Jesus Olivares,                                                                        Assistant City Manager

            Raul Casso,                                                                           City Attorney

 

            Motion to excuse Cm. Garza, Cm. Garcia, Cm. Amaya.

 

            Moved:  Mayor Pro Tempore Belmares

            Second:  Cm. Ramirez

            For:  4                                                  Abstain:  0                                            Against:  0

           

IV.              FINAL READING

 

            Motion to waive the final reading of Ordinance 2008-O-056.

 

            Moved:  Cm. Mayor Pro Tempore Belmares

            Second:  Cm. Ramirez

            For:  4                                                  Abstain:  0                                            Against:   0

 

1.       2008-O-056          Repealing all sections of section 24-69, Floodplain Management Standards, of the Laredo Land Development Code; and amending the title of chapter 24-69 to “Flood Damage Prevention”; and adopting sections 24.69.1 Statement of Purpose, 24.69.2 Methods of Reducing Flood Losses, 24.69.3 General Provisions, section 24.69.4 Administration, 24.69.5 Provisions for Flood Hazard Reduction, in conformance with NFIP (national flood insurance program) floodplain management standards submitted to the city of Laredo by FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) for adoption; and amending appendix A, definitions; and providing for publication and effective date.

 

                  Motion to adopt Ordinance 2008-O-056.

 

                  Moved:  Mayor Pro Tempore Belmares

                  Second:  Cm. Ramirez

                  For:  4                                            Abstain:  0                                            Against:  0

           

V.                 EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

            None.

 

VI.              ADJOURNMENT

 

            Motion to adjourn.                                                                                            Time:  12:25

                       

            Moved:  Mayor Pro Tempore Belmares                                                                                                Second:  Cm. Ramirez

            For:  4                                                  Abstain:  0                                            Against:  0