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MAYOR AND COUNCIL STUDY SESSION AGENDA

Mayor and Council
Study Session Agenda


MAYOR AND COUNCIL CHAMBERS - CITY HALL, 255 W. ALAMEDA
April 15, 2002
***1:30 p.m.***

NOTE: Study Session Item Nos. 1 and 4 have been amended and renumbered and Item No. 9 has been added.

ESTIMATED DURATION

TOPICS

COMMENTS

20 min.30 min. 1. Intergovernmental Relations: Discussion of 2002 State and Federal Legislation Affecting the City (City-Wide) SS/APRIL15-02-115
1. Recommended Biennial Budget, Fiscal Years 2003 and 2004 (City-Wide) (Continued from the meeting of 4/8/02) SS/APRIL15-02-112
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION
7 min. 2. Boards, Commissions and Committees (City-Wide) SS/APRIL15-02-111

 
7 min. 3. Mayor and Council Discussion of Regular Agenda (City-Wide) SS/APRIL15-02-113

 
10 min.20 min. 4. Recommended Biennial Budget, Fiscal Years 2003 and 2004 (City-Wide) (Continued from the meeting of 4/8/02) SS/APRIL15-02-112
4. Intergovernmental Relations: Discussion of 2002 State and Federal Legislation Affecting the City (City-Wide) SS/APRIL15-02-115
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION
7 min. 5. Review of the Tucson Procurement Code in Contracting for Multi-Purpose Facilities District (Rio Nuevo) Projects (City-Wide) SS/APRIL15-02-109 REPORT/RECOMMENDATION
7 min. 6. Mayor and Council Discussion of Future Agendas (City-Wide) SS/APRIL15-02-114  
1 hr. 7. City Strategic Plan (City-Wide) SS/APRIL15-02-110  
FOR INFORMATION ONLY

  8. Administrative Action Report and Summary SS/ APRIL15-02-116  

ESTIMATED DURATION

TOPICS

COMMENTS

30 min. 9. Update and Discussion of Rio Nuevo Convento Site/Project (Ward 1) SS/APRIL15-02-117 REPORT/DISCUSSION

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REGULAR AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, April 15, 2002 - 2:00 P.M.
MAYOR AND COUNCIL CHAMBERS
(CITY HALL, 255 WEST ALAMEDA, TUCSON, ARIZONA)

ADDENDUM 1
Item #10 has been added

ADDENDUM 2
Item #6 (b)4. has been added

1. ROLL CALL

2. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

INVOCATION - Reverend Raven Gaston, Catalina United Methodist Church

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Mayor and Council, Staff and Public in Attendance

PRESENTATIONS

    (a) Proclamation - Proclaiming April 14-20, 2002, to be "National Library Week"

    (b) Proclamation - Proclaiming April 15-19, 2002, to be "Affordable Housing Week"

    (c) Presentation of Certificates of Recognition to the Sun Tran "Distinguished Employee Team of 2001"

3. CITY MANAGER'S REPORT: SUMMARY OF CURRENT EVENTS

    (a) Report from City Manager APRIL15-02-210 CITY-WIDE

4. CALL TO THE AUDIENCE:

At this time, any member of the public is allowed to address the Mayor and City Council on any issue not listed on today's agenda. Pursuant to the Arizona Open Meeting Law, individual Council Members may ask the City Manager to review the matter, ask that the matter be placed on a future agenda, or respond to criticism made by speakers. However, the Mayor and Council may not discuss or take legal action on matters raised during "call to the audience."

5. CONSENT AGENDA - ITEMS A THROUGH J

FOR COMPLETE DESCRIPTION OF ITEMS SEE THE CONSENT AGENDA

Matters listed under the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion and one vote. There will be no separate discussion of these items. If discussion is desired by members of the governing body, that item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and will be considered separately.

6. LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATIONS

    (a) Report from City Manager APRIL15-02-220

    (b) LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATION(S)

    New License(s)

      (1) DIAMOND R FOOD MART Staff Recommendation
      402 E. Prince Road
      Applicant: Fouad A. Bitar Police: In Compliance
      City #022-02, located in Ward 3 Planning: In Compliance
      Series #10 Business License: In Compliance
      Action must be taken by May 5, 2002
      NOTE: State law provides that a new license, "In all proceedings before the governing body of a city…the applicant bears the burden of showing that the public convenience requires and that the best interest of community will be substantially served by the issuance of a license". (A.R.S. Section 4-201)

    Person Transfer(s)

      (2) SMUGGLER'S INN/GLORIA'S Staff Recommendation
      6330 E. Speedway Blvd.
      Applicant: Alberto Parra Police: In Compliance
      City #021-02, located in Ward 2 Planning: In Compliance
      Series #6 Business License: In Compliance
      Action must be taken by May 1, 2002
      NOTE: For a person to person transfer, the State Liquor Board will not hold a hearing to consider a protest of location or permit testimony against the location at a hearing scheduled to evaluate the personal qualification of the applicant.

    Person/Location Transfer(s)

      (3) ASYLUM Staff Recommendation
      121 E. Congress Street
      Applicant: Stephen B. Holder Police: In Compliance
      City #019-02, located in Ward 6 Planning: In Compliance
      Series #6 Business License: In Compliance
      Action must be taken by: April 26, 2002
      NOTE: For a person and location transfer, the State Liquor Board will not hold a hearing to consider a protest of location or permit testimony against the location at a hearing scheduled to evaluate the personal qualifications of the applicant.

    Location Transfer(s)

      (4) OSCO DRUG STORE #9274 Staff Recommendation
      615 N. Alvernon Way
      Applicant: Thomas F. Dieterle Police: In Compliance
      City #020-02, located in Ward 6 Planning: In Compliance
      Series #9 Business License: In Compliance
      Action must be taken by: April 28, 2002
      AMENDED Public Opinion: PROTEST LETTER RECEIVED
      NOTE: State law provides that, "In all proceedings before the governing body of city. . . the applicant bears the burden of showing that the public convenience requires and that the best interest of the community will be substantially served by the issuance of a license". (A.R.S. Section 4-201)

    (c) Special Event(s)

      (1) FOX TUCSON THEATRE FOUNDATION Staff Recommendation
      110 S. Church Avenue
      Applicant: Herb R. Stratford Police: In Compliance
      City #T019-02, located in Ward 6 Planning: In Compliance
      Date of Event: April 27, 2002

      (2) ST. JOSEPH PARISH FIESTA Staff Recommendation
      215 S. Craycroft Road
      Applicant: Mathias P. Wirtz Police: In Compliance
      City #T034-02, located in Ward 4 Planning: In Compliance
      Date of Event: April 26, 2002
      April 27, 2002

      (3) BANK ONE TUCSON INTERNATIONAL MARIACHI CONFERENCE Staff Recommendation
      221 S. 6th Avenue
      Applicant: Alfonso Dancil Police: In Compliance
      City #T036-02, located in Ward 6 Planning: In Compliance
      Date of Event: April 27, 2002 Parks and Recreation: In Compliance

      (4) TUCSON AUDUBON SOCIETY Staff Recommendation
      2150 N. Alvernon Way
      Applicant: Kevin C. Gaither-Banchoff Police: In Compliance
      City #T037-02, located in Ward 6 Planning: In Compliance
      Date of Event: April 24, 2002

7. TUCSON CODE: AMENDING (CHAPTER 22) RELATING TO EMPLOYEE PENSIONS, RETIREMENT AND GROUP INSURANCE - PROVIDING AN EARLY RETIREMENT OPTION FOR TUCSON SUPPLEMENTAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM MEMBERS

    (a) Report from City Manager APRIL15-02-208 CITY-WIDE

    (b) Ordinance No. 9701 relating to pensions, retirement and group insurance; providing a 2002 early retirement option by amending the Tucson Code, Chapter 22, Pensions Retirement and Group Insurance, Article III, Tucson Supplemental Retirement System by adding a new Section 22-50 Early Retirement Option and declaring an emergency.

8. ZONING: (C9-95-12) SHETTLESWORTH - CAMPBELL AVENUE, R-1 TO C-1, ORDINANCE ADOPTION

    (a) Report from City Manager APRIL15-02-221 WV

    (b) Request to rezone property on the west side of Campbell Avenue approximately 700 feet south of Irvington Road from R-1 to C-1. Applicant: Greg Zimmerman. The approved development plan is for a charter school with 300 students on 3.3 acres. The City Manager recommends approval of the ordinance.

    (c) Ordinance No. 9700 relating to zoning: amending zoning district boundaries in the area located on the west side of Campbell Avenue approximately 700 feet south of Irvington Road in Case C9-95-12, Shettlesworth - Campbell Avenue, R-1 to C-1; and setting an effective date. (Ward 5)

    Five written approvals and four written protests have been received for this case. One of the protests lies within the 150 foot protest area resulting in a protest by area of eight percent (8%) to the east.

    A simple majority vote will be necessary to adopt the attached ordinance.

9. APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES

    (a) Report from City Manager APRIL15-02-219 CITY-WIDE

10. RECONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTIONS 19171, 19172, AND 19173

    (a) Report from City Manager APRIL15-02-223 CITY-WIDE

    (b) Resolution No. 19171 relating to dog racing; approving the Ramada Inn (now known as Vagabond Suites), 1601 N. Oracle Road, Tucson, Arizona, as an off-track betting site for the Tucson Greyhound Racetrack; and declaring an emergency. (Ward 6)

    (c) Resolution No. 19172 relating to dog racing; approving the Airport Inn, 2302 East Valencia Road, Tucson, Arizona, as an off-track betting site for the Tucson Greyhound Racetrack; and declaring an emergency. (Ward 5)

    (d) Resolution No. 19173 relating to dog racing; approving the relocation of the existing facility located at the Sports Page Lounge, 915 W. Prince Road, to the Golden Pin Lanes, 1010 West Miracle Mile Road, Tucson, Arizona, as an off-track betting site for the Tucson Greyhound Racetrack; and declaring an emergency. (Ward 3)

11. CALL TO THE AUDIENCE

At this time, any member of the public is allowed to address the Mayor and City Council on any issue. Pursuant to the Arizona Open Meeting Law, individual Council Members may ask the City Manager to review the matter, ask that the matter be placed on a future agenda, or respond to criticism made by speakers. However, the Mayor and Council may not discuss or take legal action on matters raised during "call to the audience."

11. ADJOURNMENT

The next scheduled meeting of the Mayor and Council will be held on Monday, April 22, 2002, at 7:30 p.m. in the Mayor and Council Chambers, 255 W. Alameda, Tucson, Arizona.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL CONSENT AGENDA

Mayor and Council
Consent Agenda

MONDAY, April 15, 2002 - 2:00 P.M.
MAYOR AND COUNCIL CHAMBERS
(CITY HALL, 255 WEST ALAMEDA, TUCSON, ARIZONA)

ADDENDUM 1
ITEM K HAS BEEN ADDED

A. TUCSON CODE: AMENDING (CHAPTERS 7 AND 19) UPDATING PROVISIONS REGARDING REGULATION AND TAXATION OF STREET FAIR AND COMMUNITY SPECIAL EVENT VENDOR LICENSES

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL15-02-211 CITY-WIDE

    (2) Ordinance No. 9693 relating to business regulation; requiring a community special event vendor license for vendors without a business license; providing an exemption for street fair and community special event vendor licenses; making a technical correction; amending Section 7-300, 7-401, and 19-41 of the Tucson Code; and declaring an emergency.

B. INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT: WITH PIMA COUNTY AND MEMBER AGENCIES FOR THE HIGH INTENSITY DRUG TRAFFICKING AREA PROGRAM DRUG GRANT

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL15-02-222 CITY-WIDE

    (2) Resolution No. 19182 relating to intergovernmental agreement; approving and authorizing execution of an intergovernmental agreement with Pima County and member agencies of the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Program Drug Grant Agreement (HIDTA XII); and declaring an emergency.

C. REAL PROPERTY: REALIGNMENT OF PORTIONS OF MOUNTAIN AVENUE FROM SILVERLAKE TO 36TH ST.

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL15-02-212 WV

    (2) Ordinance No. 9694 relating to real property; dedicating certain City-owned property at the western portion of the Quincie Douglas Neighborhood Center as right-of-way; vacating certain City-owned right-of-way in the vicinity of the Quincie Douglas Detention Basin/Park; vacating and declaring certain other rights-of-way in the vicinity of the Quincie Douglas Neighborhood Center between 33rd Street and 34th Street to be surplus, and authorizing the exchange thereof to the Tucson Unified School District in exchange for other right-of-way to be dedicated by the Tucson Unified School District, and declaring an emergency.

D. REAL PROPERTY: VACATION AND SALE OF ALLEY RIGHTS-OF-WAY LOCATED IN LOMA LINDA ESTATES TO VARIOUS ADJACENT PROPERTY OWNERS

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL15-02-213 WVI

    (2) Ordinance No. 9695 relating to real property; vacating and declaring certain alley rights-of-way in Loma Linda Estates to be surplus property and authorizing the sale thereof to various adjacent property owners; and declaring an emergency.

E. REAL PROPERTY: DEDICATION OF CITY LAND TO PIMA COUNTY FOR THE SANTA CRUZ RIVER, GRANT TO FT. LOWELL BANK STABILIZATION PROJECT AND THE ANZA TRAIL/ANZA PARK PROJECT

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL15-02-214 WI

    (2) Ordinance No. 9696 relating to real property; authorizing the dedication and conveyance of certain real property in the vicinity of the Silvercroft Wash and the Santa Cruz River at no cost to Pima County, Arizona; and declaring an emergency.

F. TUCSON CODE: AMENDING (CHAPTER 20) UPDATING CITY TRAFFIC ORDINANCES

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL15-02-215 WV

    (2) Ordinance No. 9698 relating to motor vehicles and traffic; repealing Ordinance No. 9617 of October 8, 2001; designating current streets or parts of streets where forty-five miles per hour speed limit is imposed, pursuant to Section 20-143 of the Tucson Code; and declaring an emergency.

    (3) Ordinance No. 9699 relating to motor vehicles and traffic; repealing Ordinance No. 9011 of February 2, 1998, and designating current streets or parts of streets where fifty miles per hour speed limit is imposed, pursuant to Section 20-144 of the Tucson Code; and declaring an emergency.

G. TUCSON CODE: AMENDING (CHAPTER 20) RELATING TO PARKING ENFORCEMENT

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL15-02-216 CITY-WIDE

    (2) Ordinance No. 9697 relating to motor vehicles and traffic; amending Tucson Code, Chapter 20, Article 1, Subsection 20-12(d)(10) and Section 20-14, relating to parking enforcement; and declaring an emergency.

H. PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT: SILVERLAKE ROAD, MISSION ROAD TO INTERSTATE 10 DISTRICT PAVING IMPROVEMENT

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL15-02-217 WI

    (2) Resolution No. 19145. Resolution fixing the time when the Mayor and Council of the City of Tucson will hear and pass upon the assessments and proceedings theretofore had and taken for the improvement known as the "Silverlake Road, Mission Road to Interstate 10 District Paving Improvement," in the City of Tucson, Arizona.

I. PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT: ST. MARY'S ROAD, SILVERBELL ROAD TO CAMINO SANTIAGO DISTRICT LIGHTING IMPROVEMENT

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL15-02-218 WI

    (2) Resolution No. 19144. Resolution fixing the time when the Mayor and Council of the City of Tucson will hear and pass upon the assessments and proceedings theretofore had and taken for the improvement known as the "St. Mary's Road, Silverbell Road to Camino Santiago District Lighting Improvement," in the City of Tucson, Arizona.

J. INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT: WITH PIMA COUNTY FOR YOUTH JOB TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL15-02-209 CITY-WIDE

    (2) Resolution No. 19183 relating to intergovernmental agreements; approving and authorizing execution of an intergovernmental agreement with Pima County for youth job training; and declaring an emergency.

ADDED K. FINANCE: CONTINGENCY FUND TRANSFER FOR CHRISTMAS IN APRIL

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL15-02-224 WI

    (2) Resolution No. 19188 relating to finance; approving and authorizing the transfer of Three Thousand Dollars ($3,000) from the contingency fund to organization 001-183-1838-268, for Christmas in April; and declaring an emergency.

    This is a request by Council Member Ibarra. Allocation of funds is as follows: Council Member Ibarra - $3,000.

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