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 decide 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/clerks/mcdocs

 

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.   

 

 

Jonathan Rothschild – Mayor                                Regina Romero – 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: www.tucsonaz.gov/clerks/mcdocs, 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 sesión.

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  Internet de la Ciudad: www.tucsonaz.gov/clerks/mcdocs

 

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.

 

PARTICIPACIÓN DEL PÚBLICO

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 de Internet de la Ciudad, www.tucsonaz.gov.   

 

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 las autoridades. Por favor desconecte o use vibración en todos los pagers y teléfonos celulares.

 

 

Jonathan Rothschild – Alcalde                  Regina Romero – 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 791-4213 (TDD: 791-2639, FAX: 791-4017) INTERNET: www.tucsonaz.gov/clerks/mcdocs, 9 piso, Ayuntamiento, 255 W. Alameda para información actualizada, de lunes a viernes, 8:00 a.m. a 5:00 p.m. [exceptuando días festivos].  Cobertura en vivo de la sesión es transmitida por cable en Tucson 12.  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, March 21, 2017 – 5:30 PM

 

 

 

MAYOR AND COUNCIL CHAMBERS

 

 

 

CITY HALL, 255 W. ALAMEDA, TUCSON, AZ

 

 


 

1.

ROLL CALL

 

2.

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

INVOCATION - Rabbi Yehuda Ceitlin, Chabad of Tucson

 

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Mayor, Council and public in attendance

 

 

PRESENTATIONS - Students from JTED Project Search will give a presentation of    the Gettysburg Address

 

3.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORT: SUMMARY OF CURRENT EVENTS

 

 

a.

Report from City Manager MAR21-17-75 CITY WIDE

 

4.

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT: SUMMARY OF CURRENT EVENTS

 

 

a.

Report from City Manager MAR21-17-76 CITY WIDE

 

5.

LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATIONS

 

 

a.

Report from City Manager MAR21-17-85 CITY WIDE

 

 

b.

Liquor License Application(s)

 

 

New License(s)

 

 

1.

Black Bear Diner, Ward 2

6095 E. Broadway Blvd.

Applicant: Andrea Dahlman Lewkowitz

Series 12, City 9-17

Action must be taken by: March 26, 2017

 

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. Section4-201)

 

 

Location Transfer(s)

 

 

2.

The Blind Tiger Restaurant & Bar, Ward 6

628 N. 4th Ave.

Applicant: Michael Conrad Kramkowski

Series 6, City 7-17

Action must be taken by: March 17, 2017

 

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

 

Public Opinion: Written Arguments Opposed Filed

 

 

 

NOTE:  State law provides that for a location transfer Mayor and Council may consider whether the public convenience requires and that the best interest of the community will be substantially served by the issuance of a license at that location. (A.R.S. Section 4-203; Rule R19-1-102)

 

 

c.

Special Event(s)

 

 

1.

Tucson Celtic Festival Association, Ward 3

3054 N. 1st Ave.

Applicant: Erin Renee Haugen

City T20-17

Date of Event: April 8, 2017

(Tartan Day Scottish Festival)

 

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

 

 

2.

St. Joseph Parish, Ward 6

215 S. Craycroft Rd.

Applicant: Mathias Peter Wirtz

City T22-17

Date of Event: May 5, 2017 - May 6, 2017

(Social Event)

 

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

 

 

3.

Tucson Botanical Gardens, Ward 6

2150 N. Alvernon Way

Applicant: Mary Ann Confrey

City T26-17

Date of Event: April 28, 2017

(Frida Friday Fundraiser)

 

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

 

 

4.

Tucson Botanical Gardens, Ward 6

2150 N. Alvernon Way

Applicant: Mary Ann Confrey

City T27-17

Date of Event: May 26, 2017

(Frida Friday Fundraiser)

 

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

 

 

5.

El Grupo Youth Cycling, Ward 1

610 N. 9th Ave.

Applicant: Daniela Natale Diamente

City T28-17

Date of Event: April 15, 2017

(Fundraiser)

 

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

 

 

6.

Living Streets Alliance, Ward 6

311 E. 7th St.

Applicant: Kylie Walzak

City T29-17

Date of Event: April 9, 2017

(Fundraiser)

 

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

 

 

7.

Clean Energy Corporation, Ward 6

146 E. Broadway Blvd.

Applicant: Valerie A. Rauluk

City T30-17

Date of Event: April 6, 2017

(CEAC Dinner)

 

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

 

 

8.

St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church, Ward 6

3809 E. 3rd St.

Applicant: Alicia Diane Durbin

City T32-17

Date of Event: April 7, 2017

(Fundraiser)

 

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

 

 

9.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Ward 6

134 S. 5th Ave.

Applicant: MeMe Aguila

City T33-17

Date of Event: April 4, 2017

(Fundraiser)

 

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

 

 

d.

Agent Change/Acquisition of Control

 

 

1.

Lucky J Market, Ward 3

1285 E. Prince Rd.

Applicant: Jitendra Jayantibhai Patel

Series 9, City AC1-17

Action must be taken by: March 27, 2017

 

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

 

 

2.

Louis Market, Ward 5

4009 S. 12th Ave.

Applicant: Gang Sheng Li

Series 9, City AC2-17

Action must be taken by: March 31, 2017

 

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

 

 

 

NOTE:  The local governing body of the city town or county may protest the acquisition of control within sixty days based on the capability reliability and qualification of the person acquiring control.  (A.R.S. Section 4-203.F)

 

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 within the jurisdiction of the Mayor and Council, 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.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

 

1.

Report from City Manager MAR21-17-77 CITY WIDE

 

 

2.

Mayor and Council Regular Meeting Minutes of October 5, 2016

 

 

3.

Mayor and Council Study Session Legal Action Report and Minutes of October 5, 2016

 

 

b.

Elections: Calling the 2017 Primary and General Elections as Vote By Mail Elections

 

 

1.

Report from City Manager MAR21-17-78 CITY WIDE

 

 

2.

Ordinance No. 11433 relating to Elections; pursuant to the provisions of Tucson Charter Chapter IV, Section 1(20) and Chapter XVI, Section 6; Tucson Code Section 12-38; and Arizona Revised Statutes Section 16-409, calling the August 29, 2017 City primary election and the November 7, 2017 City general election, and giving notice that these elections, and any special elections occurring on either of those dates, will be conducted as mail ballot elections supplemented by on-site voting locations in each Ward; and declaring an emergency.

 

 

c.

tucson code: Amending (Chapter 16) the "Neighborhood Preservation Ordinance," Relating to Unruly Gatherings

 

 

1.

Report from City Manager MAR21-17-83 CITY WIDE

The material on this item will be distributed as soon as it becomes available.

 

 

d.

Tucson Code: Amending (Chapter 20) Prohibiting the Use of Handheld Mobile Telephones or Portable Electronic Devices While Driving

 

 

1.

Report from City Manager MAR21-17-79 CITY WIDE

 

 

2.

Ordinance No. 11442 relating to Distracted Driving; prohibiting the use of handheld mobile telephones or portable electronic devices by repealing and replacing Chapter 20, motor vehicles and traffic, Article V, Section 20-160 relating to the use of handheld wireless communication devices while driving; classifying violation as a secondary offense; and setting an effective date.

 

 

e.

Tucson Code: Amending (Chapter 11) Prohibition of Hate Crimes and Institutional Vandalism

 

 

1.

Report from City Manager MAR21-17-80 CITY WIDE

 

 

2.

Ordinance No. 11443 relating to Hate Crimes; amending the Tucson Code, Section 11-30 relating to the prohibition of hate crimes and institutional vandalism; and declaring an emergency.

 

 

f.

Intergovernmental Agreement: with Pima County One Stop for the Workforce Innovations Opportunities Act Program

 

 

1.

Report from City Manager MAR21-17-84 CITY WIDE

 

 

2.

Resolution No. 22717 relating to Intergovernmental Agreements (IGA) and Housing and Community Development; approving, and authorizing execution of an IGA between Pima County One Stop and the City of Tucson (City) for operation of the Workforce Innovations Opportunities Act (WIOA) Program; and declaring an emergency.

 

 

g.

Industrial Development Authority: Approval of Issuance of Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds for Catalina Village Assisted Living Apartments

 

 

1.

Report from City Manager MAR21-17-81 WARD 6

The material on this item will be distributed as soon as it becomes available.

 

 

h.

Intergovernmental Agreement Amendment: with Pima County for Furnishing of Tall Pots

 

 

1.

Report from City Manager MAR21-17-86 CITY WIDE

 

 

2.

Resolution No. 22720 relating to Intergovernmental Agreements (IGA) and Transportation; approving amendment No. 3 to the IGA between Pima County and the City of Tucson (City) for furnishing of tall pots; and declaring an emergency.

 

 

i.

Transportation: Approving the Title VI Fare Equity Analysis for Promotional Fares

 

 

1.

Report from City Manager MAR21-17-87 CITY WIDE AND OUTSIDE CITY

 

 

2.

Resolution No. 22718 relating to Transportation and Public Transit: approving the Title VI Service Equity Analysis for promotional fares; and declaring an emergency.

 

 

j.

Transportation: Authority to Acquire Right of Way for the El Paso and Southwestern Greenway Project

 

 

1.

Report from City Manager MAR21-17-88 WARD 1

 

 

2.

Resolution No. 22719 relating to Transportation; authorizing the City Manager to acquire by negotiation, and the City Attorney to condemn if necessary, certain real property needed as rights of way for construction of the El Paso and Southwestern Greenway Project - St. Mary's Road to Congress Street; and declaring an emergency.

 

 

k.

Intergovernmental Agreement: with the Town of Oro Valley relating to Delivery of Central Arizona Project Water

 

 

1.

Report from City Manager MAR21-17-89 OUTSIDE CITY

 

 

2.

Resolution No. 22721 relating to Intergovernmental Agreements; approving and authorizing execution of an Intergovernmental Agreement between the Town of Oro Valley and the City of Tucson relating to the delivery of Central Arizona Project Water and the cancellation of any remaining terms of the 2004 Water Service Intergovernmental Agreement; and declaring an emergency.

 

 

l.

Executive Deferred Compensation Plan and Trust: Amending Employment Agreements of the City's Executive Officials (Continued from the meeting of March 7, 2017)

 

 

1.

Report from City Manager MAR21-17-90 CITY WIDE

The material on this item will be distributed as soon as it becomes available.

 

 

m.

Parks and Recreation: Authorizing and Approving a Facility Development and Use Agreement with Rincon Little League for the Design and Construction of a two-cell batting cage at Purple Heart Park

 

 

1.

Report from City Manager MAR21-17-93 WARD 4

The material on this item will be distributed as soon as it becomes available.

 

 

n.

Mayor and Council: Amending the 2017 Mayor and Council Meeting Schedule

 

 

1.

Report from City Manager MAR21-17-94 CITY WIDE

The material on this item will be distributed as soon as it becomes available.

 

 

o.

Parks and Recreation: Amended and Restated Lease Agreement between the City of Tucson and the Arizona Board of Regents for Use of Hi Corbett Field for University of Arizona Baseball

 

 

1.

Report from City Manager MAR21-17-95 WARD 6 AND CITY WIDE

The material for this item will be distributed as soon as it become available.

 

8.

PUBLIC HEARING: AMENDING AND RESTATING THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH PIMA COUNTY FOR FUNDING OF ROADWAY IMPROVEMENTS; REQUESTING PIMA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AMEND ITS BOND ORDINANCE TO ADJUST THE IMPLEMENTATION AND SCOPE FOR FUNDING OF ROADWAY IMPROVEMENTS – BROADWAY BOULEVARD: EUCLID AVENUE TO COUNTRY CLUB ROAD

 

 

a.

Report from City Manager MAR21-17-91 WARDS 5 AND 6

 

 

b.

Hearing

 

 

c.

Resolution No. 22723 relating to Transportation and Intergovernmental Agreements: request to Pima County Board of Supervisors for Amendment to Pima County Bond Ordinance No. 1997-80; approval of the Amended and Restated Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between Pima County (County) and the City of Tucson (City) for Funding of Roadway Improvements - Broadway Boulevard: Euclid Avenue to Country Club Road; petitioning the County Board of Supervisors to Establish Expanded Project Area as County Highway; and declaring an emergency.

 

9.

ZONING: (C9-16-08) VCA VALLEY ANIMAL HOSPITAL, R-2 TO P, CITY MANAGER'S REPORT

 

 

a.

Report from City Manager MAR21-17-82 WARD 4

 

 

b.

Report from Zoning Examiner dated January 19, 2017

 

 

c.

This is a request by The Planning Center, on behalf of the property owner, Dr. Totten Warfield, to rezone approximately 0.2 acres from R-2 to P zoning. The rezoning site is located at 4984 East 22nd Street. The preliminary development plan proposes employee and customer parking for a proposed expansion to the Valley Animal Hospital.

Land use policy direction for this area is provided by Plan Tucson. The rezoning site is located within a mixed-use corridor as identified on the Future Growth Scenario Map of Plan Tucson.

The Zoning Examiner recommends approval of P zoning.

One written approval and zero written protests were received prior to the Zoning Examiner’s public hearing on January 5, 2017, at that time requiring a simple majority vote of Mayor and Council to adopt a rezoning ordinance. Subsequent to the Zoning Examiner’s public hearing, zero additional written approvals and zero additional written protests have been received.

 

10.

APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS, COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS

 

 

a.

Report from City Manager MAR21-17-92 CITY WIDE

 

11.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

a.

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Mayor and Council will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. in the Mayor and Council Chambers, City Hall, 255 West Alameda, Tucson, Arizona.