MAYOR AND COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING NOTICE & AGENDA

 

The City of Tucson has a council-manager form of government.  Policies are set by the Mayor and Council, who are elected by the people.  Policies are carried out by the City Manager, who is appointed by the Mayor and Council.  The Mayor and Council decides what is to be done; the City Manager, operating through the entire City staff, does it.

 

 

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETINGS

The Mayor and Council usually meet the first four Tuesdays of each month in the Mayor and Council Chambers, City Hall, 255 W. Alameda.  A member of the Mayor and Council may be present and participate in a meeting of the governing body by electronic attendance, subject to the conditions included in the Mayor and Council Rules and Regulations.

5:30 p.m. session [Order of business]             

·         Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

·         Presentations

·         Summary of Current Events

·         Liquor License Applications

·         Call to the Audience.  Individuals may speak up to three minutes.  Call to the Audience will be limited to thirty minutes.  Speakers may address any matter except items noticed as a Public Hearing.

 

·         Consent Agenda

·         Public Hearings.  Individuals may speak up to five minutes.  Each public hearing is limited to one hour.

·         Other Mayor and Council business as listed on the agenda for the meeting.

 

Copies of the agenda are available during the meeting.  Additionally, the agenda, as well as reference documents, are available in the City Clerk's office prior to each meeting and on the City’s web site.  www.tucsonaz.gov/agdocs

 

NOTICE TO PARENTS

 

Meetings of the Mayor and Council are audio and video recorded.  If you permit your child to participate in the Council Meeting, a recording will be made.  You may exercise your right not to consent by not permitting your child to participate.  You and your child may also leave the Council Meeting at any time.

 

Persons who require an accommodation or materials in accessible format or require a foreign language interpreter or materials in a language other than English for this event, call 791-4213 or 791-2639 (TDD) at least five business days in advance.

PARTICIPATION BY THE PUBLIC

To address the Mayor and Council:

·         Complete a speaker’s card and deposit it in the tray on the podium.  Upon being recognized, state your name, whether you reside in the City of Tucson and whom you represent, before proceeding.  Any person who is representing people other than themselves and is receiving compensation to influence an action by the Mayor & Council, shall, before speaking, identify themselves as a “retained speaker”.

·         Submit written comments to the Mayor and Council (via the City Clerk) prior to and during the meeting.

·          Call the Mayor and Council Citizen Comment Line at 791-4700 or write the City’s Web Site, www.tucsonaz.gov

 

Persons attending the meeting shall observe rules of propriety, decorum, and good conduct, and refrain from impertinent or slanderous remarks. Violation of this rule shall result in such persons being barred from further audience before the governing body. Please turn off or put in vibrate mode all pagers and cell phones.   

 

 

 

 

 

Robert E. Walkup – Mayor                                Karin Uhlich – Vice Mayor

 

Council Members

 

Regina Romero      Ward 1

Karin Uhlich          Ward 3

Richard G. Fimbres    Ward 5

 

Paul Cunningham  Ward 2

Shirley C. Scott      Ward 4

Steve Kozachik            Ward 6

 

 

 

Revisions to the agenda can occur up to 24 hours prior to the meeting.  Contact the City Clerk at 791-4213 (TDD:  791-2639), FAX: 791-4017 or WEB SITE: wwwtucsonaz.gov/agdocs, 9th floor, City Hall, 255 W. Alameda for up-to date information.  Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00p.m. (Holidays excepted).  Live coverage of the meeting is cablecast on Tucson 12.  In addition, replays of the meetings are cablecast on Tucson 12 as follows:

Wednesday – 9:00 p.m.                                   Thursday – 9:00 a.m.                                        Sundays – 9:00 a.m.

 

 



 

AVISO & AGENDA DE SESION REGULAR DEL ALCALDE Y CONCEJO

La Ciudad de Tucson tiene una forma de gobierno de gerente-concejo. Las políticas son fijadas por el Alcalde y Concejo, quienes son electos por el pueblo. Las políticas son puestas en práctica por el Gerente de la Ciudad, quien es nombrado por el Alcalde y Concejo. El Alcalde y Concejo deciden lo que se debe hacer; el Gerente de la Ciudad, operando por medio de todo el personal de la Ciudad, lo lleva a cabo.

 

SESIONES REGULARES DEL CONCEJO

El Alcalde y Concejo se reúnen usualmente los primeros cuatro días martes de cada mes, en el Salón del Alcalde y Concejo, Ayuntamiento, 255 W. Alameda, Tucson, Arizona. Un miembro del Alcalde y el Concilio puede ser presente y tomar parte en una reunión del consejo de administración por asistencia electrónica, sujeto a las condiciones incluidas en las Reglas de Alcalde y Concilio y Regulaciones.

 

Sesión de las 5:30 p.m. [Agenda]

·         Invocación y Juramento a la Bandera

·         Presentaciones

·         Resumen de Temas de Actualidad

·         Solicitudes de licencias de licor

·         Convocación al Público. Los individuos pueden hablar hasta por tres minutos. La Convocación al Público se limitará a treinta minutos. Los ponentes pueden hablar de cualquier tema excepto los temas anunciados como Audiencia Pública.

 

·         Aprobación de la Agenda

·         Audiencias Públicas. Los individuos pueden hablar hasta por cinco minutos. Cada audiencia pública está limitada a una hora.

·         Otros asuntos del Alcalde y Concejo listados en la agenda para la reunión.

Habrá copias de la agenda disponibles durante la reunión. Además, la agenda, así como los documentos de referencia, están disponibles en la oficina del Secretario del Ayuntamiento antes de cada sesión y en el sitio del Internet de la Ciudad: www.tucsonaz.gov/agdocs

 

AVISO A LOS PADRES

 

Las reuniones del Alcalde y Concejo son grabadas en video y en audio.  Si usted permite que su hijo(a) participe en la Reunión del Concejo, se hará una grabación. Puede usted ejercer su derecho a no consentir a ello no permitiendo participar a su hijo(a).  Usted y su hijo(a) pueden irse de la Reunión del Concejo en cualquier momento.

Las personas que requieran acomodaciones o materiales en un formato accesible o que requieran un interprete de un idioma extranjero o materiales en un lenguaje que no sea inglés para este evento, hablen al 791-4213 o al 791-2639 (TDD) al menos cinco días laborables por adelantado.

 

PARTICIPACION DEL PUBLICO

Para dirigirse al Alcalde y Concejo:

·         Llene una tarjeta de ponente y deposítela en la bandeja en el podio. Cuando sea reconocido, diga su nombre,  si reside en la Ciudad de Tucson y a quién representa, antes de proceder.  Cualquier persona que esté representando a personas aparte de sí mismo y esté recibiendo una compensación para influenciar una acción del Alcalde y Concejo, tiene que identificarse como “ponente contratado” antes de hablar.

·         Presente sus comentarios por escrito al Alcalde y Concejo (a través del Secretario del Ayuntamiento) antes de y durante la reunión.

·         Llame a la Línea del Alcalde y Concejo para Comentarios de Ciudadanos al 791-4700 o escriba al Sitio del Internet de la Ciudad, www.tucsonaz.gov/agdocs

 

Las personas que asisten a la reunión deben observar las reglas de urbanidad, decoro y buena conducta, y abstenerse de comentarios impertinentes o difamatorios.  La violación de esta regla resultará en que dichas personas sean excluidas de audiencias subsiguientes ante el las autoridades. Por favor desconecte o use vibración en todos los pagers y teléfonos celulares.

 

 

 

 

Robert E. Walkup – Alcalde                  Karin Uhlich  – Vicealcalde

Miembros del Concejo

Regina Romero        Distrito 1

Karin Uhlich        Distrito 3

Richard G. Fimbres Distrito 5

Paul Cunningham  Distrito 2

Shirley C. Scott   Distrito 4

Steve Kozachik    Distrito 6

Pueden ocurrir modificaciones a la agenda hasta 24 horas antes de la sesión.  Contacte al Secretario del Ayuntamiento al -4213       (TDD: 791-2639, FAX: 791-4017) o INTERNET: www.tucsonaz.gov/agdocs, 90 piso, Ayuntamiento, 255 W. Alameda para información actualizada, de lumes a vienes, 8:00 a.m. a 5:00 p.m. [excep tuando días festivos].  Cobertura en vivo de la sesión es transmitida por cable en Tucson 12 y en el Canal Comcast 59 (lunes únic amente).  Además, repeticiones de las reuniones se transmiten por cable en Tucson 12 como sigue:           Miércoles – 9:00 p.m.                                         Jueves – 9:00 a.m.                                     Domingos–9:00a.m.


 

MAYOR & COUNCIL MEETING NOTICE & AGENDA

 

 

 

 

 

Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the members of the Mayor and Council and to the general public that the Mayor and Council will hold the following meeting, which will be open to the public:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 – 5:30 PM

 

 

 

MAYOR AND COUNCIL CHAMBERS

 

 

 

CITY HALL, 255 W. ALAMEDA, TUCSON, AZ

 

 


 

1.

ROLL CALL

 

2.

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

INVOCATION - Father Charlie Knapp, Catholic Diocese of Tucson

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Mayor, Council and public in attendance

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

a.

Presentation of a Certificate to Santos Alvarez for his Extraordinary Volunteer Work on Graffiti Abatement

 

b.

Proclaiming October as "Housing America Month"

 

c.

Presentation of Two Awards Recognizing the Work on the Depot Plaza/Martin Luther King HOPE VI Revitalization Project

 

3.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORT: SUMMARY OF CURRENT EVENTS

 

a.

Report from City Manager OCT25-11-409 CITY WIDE

 

4.

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT: SUMMARY OF CURRENT EVENTS

 

a.

Report from City Manager OCT25-11-410 CITY WIDE

 

5.

LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATIONS

 

a.

Report from City Manager OCT25-11-411 CITY WIDE

 

b.

Liquor License Application(s)

 

New License(s)

 

1.

Sir Veza’s Taco Garage, Ward 3

220 W. Wetmore Rd.

Applicant: Raymon Carlo Flores

Series 12, City 75-11

Action must be taken by: November 11, 2011

 

Staff has indicated the applicant is in compliance with city requirements.

 

 

NOTE:  State law provides that for a new license application, "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 the community will be substantially served by the issuance of a license". (A.R.S. Section 4-201)

 

Person/Location Transfer(s)

 

2.

Fox Theater, Ward 1

17 W. Congress St.

Applicant: Fletcher Jay McCusker

Series 6, City 76-11

Action must be taken by: November 13, 2011

 

Staff has indicated the applicant is in compliance with city requirements.

 

 

NOTE:  State law provides that for a person and location transfer, Mayor and Council may consider both the applicant's capability, qualifications, reliability and location issues. (A.R.S. Section 4-203; R19-1-102)

 

c.

Special Event(s)

 

1.

Child & Family Resources, Inc., Ward 2

2970 N. Swan Rd.

Applicant: Colleen Bagnall

City T105-11

Date of Event: November 12, 2011

(Fundraiser)

 

Staff has indicated the applicant is in compliance with city requirements.

 

d.

Agent Change/Acquisition of Control

 

 

NOTE: There are no application(s) for agent changes scheduled for this meeting.

 

6.

CALL TO THE AUDIENCE

 

At this time, any member of the public is allowed to address the Mayor and City Council on any issue except for items scheduled for a public hearing at the meeting.  Speakers are limited to three minute presentations.  Speakers must state their name, whether they reside in the City of Tucson, whom they represent, and the subject matter.  Any person who is representing a person other than themselves and is receiving compensation to influence an action by the Mayor and Council, shall, before speaking, identify themselves as a “retained speaker."  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.”

 

7.

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.

 

a.

Intergovernmental Agreement: with Pima County for the Sullivan Jackson Employment Center Supportive Housing Program

 

1.

Report from City Manager OCT25-11-414 CITY WIDE

 

2.

Resolution No. 21810 relating to Intergovernmental Agreement; authorizing and approving the execution of an Intergovernmental Agreement between the City of Tucson and Pima County for the Sullivan Jackson Employment Center Supportive Housing Program/Bridges for homeless men and women; and declaring an emergency.

 

b.

Intergovernmental Agreement Amendment: with Pima County for Joint Administration of Construction Projects and Personnel Balancing

 

1.

Report from City Manager OCT25-11-415 CITY WIDE

 

2.

Resolution No. 21811 relating to Intergovernmental Agreements; approving and authorizing the execution of Amendment No. 1 to the 1995 Intergovernmental Agreement between the City of Tucson and Pima County for the Joint Administration of Public Works Capital Improvement Construction Projects and Personnel Balancing; and declaring an emergency.

 

c.

Intergovernmental Agreement Amendment: with the Regional Transportation Authority for the design and construction of Bus Pullouts

 

1.

Report from City Manager OCT25-11-416 CITY WIDE

 

2.

Resolution No. 21812 relating to Intergovernmental Agreements; authorizing and approving the execution of Amendment No. 1 to the Intergovernmental Agreement for transportation funding between the City  of Tucson and the Regional Transportation Authority of Pima County (RTA) to provide additional funding for the completion of the bus pullout located at Fifth Street and Alvernon Way; and declaring an emergency.

 

d.

Mayor and Council: Amending the 2011 Mayor and Council Meeting Schedule

 

1.

Report from City Manager OCT25-11-420 CITY WIDE

 

2.

Ordinance No. 10939 relating to Administration; amending Section 1 of Ordinance 10842, which approved a schedule of Mayor and Council regular meeting dates for 2011, to reschedule the regular meeting date of November 8, 2011 to November 9, 2011; and declaring an emergency.

 

e.

Grants: Grant in Aid Agreement with the Tohono O’odham Nation for Distribution of Funding to Various Entities

 

1.

Report from City Manager OCT25-11-418 CITY WIDE

 

2.

Resolution No. 21813 relating to Finance; approving Grant in Aid Funding from the Tohono O'odham Nation for 2011 for certain entities; authorizing the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into Fiscal Agent Agreements among the City of Tucson, the Tohono O'odham Nation and such entities; and declaring an emergency.  

 

f.

Tucson Code: Amending (Chapter 20) Relating to One-Way Streets and Alleys, Updating the City Traffic Ordinance

 

1.

Report from City Manager OCT25-11-419 CITY WIDE

 

2.

Ordinance No. 10940 relating to Motor Vehicles and Traffic; designate current streets and alleys or parts of streets and alleys as one-way; amending Article VI, Section 20-179 of the City Code; and declaring an emergency.

 

g.

Water: Fiscal Year 2012 Water Conservation Program Funding Recommendations

 

1.

Report from City Manager OCT25-11-421 CITY WIDE AND OUTSIDE CITY

 

2.

Resolution No. 21814 relating to Water; approving and authorizing the Citizens' Water Advisory Committee (CWAC) FY 2012 Water Conservation Program Funding Recommendations; and declaring an emergency.

 

h.

Boards, Committees, and Commissions: Requesting Permission for the Human Relations Commission to Discuss Applying For Non-Profit Status

 

1.

Report from City Manager OCT25-11-423 CITY WIDE

Material for this item will be available on the City's website and in the City Clerk's Office as soon as it becomes available.

 

i.

Intergovernmental Agreement: with the Tohono O'odham Nation for Payment and Distribution of State of Arizona Gaming Compact Distribution

 

1.

Report from City Manager OCT25-11-422 CITY WIDE

 

2.

Resolution No. 21815 relating to Intergovernmental Agreements; authorizing and approving Intergovernmental Agreements between the Tohono O'odham Nation and the City of Tucson for payment and distribution of a portion of the Tohono O'odham Nation's annual gaming compact contribution pursuant to A.R.S. § 5-601-02 H; and declaring an emergency.

 

8.

ZONING: (C9-10-06) EVERGREEN DEVCO - SILVERBELL ROAD, R-2 TO C-1, ORDINANCE ADOPTION

 

a.

Report from City Manager OCT25-11-417 WARD 1

 

b.

Ordinance No. 10938 relating to Zoning: amending zoning district boundaries in the area on the east side of Silverbell Road north of Saint Mary's Road, in case C9-10-06 Evergreen Devco - Silverbell Road, R-2 to C-1; and setting an effective date.

A three-fourths majority vote will be necessary to adopt the ordinance

 

9.

HOUSING: SUBSTANTIAL PLAN AMENDMENT TO THE 2012 ANNUAL PLAN

 

a.

Report from City Manager OCT25-11-413 CITY WIDE

 

b.

Resolution No. 21809 relating to Housing and Community Development; approving a Substantial Plan Amendment to its 2012 Annual Action Plan to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to include the Section 108 Loan Program; and declaring an emergency.

 

10.

APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS, COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS

 

a.

Report from City Manager OCT25-11-412 CITY WIDE

 

There are no appointments in the report at this time

 

11.

ADJOURNMENT

 

a.

The next regularly scheduled meeting will be on Wednesday, November 9, 2011, at 5:30 p.m. in the Mayor and Council Chambers, City Hall, 255 West Alameda, Tucson, Arizona.