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/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.   

 

 

Jonathan Rothschild – 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: www.tucsonaz.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 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/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.

 

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

 

 

Jonathan Rothschild – 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 791-4213 (TDD: 791-2639, FAX: 791-4017) INTERNET: www.tucsonaz.gov/agdocs, 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, April 5, 2016 – 5:30 PM

 

 

 

MAYOR AND COUNCIL CHAMBERS

 

 

 

CITY HALL, 255 W. ALAMEDA, TUCSON, AZ

 

 


 

1.

ROLL CALL

 

2.

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

INVOCATION - Pastor Jim Cords, Desert Hope Lutheran Church

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Mayor, Council and public in attendance

 

PRESENTATION

 

a.

Proclaiming April 5th as "Youth Peace Day"

 

3.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORT: SUMMARY OF CURRENT EVENTS

 

a.

Report from City Manager APR05-16-99 CITY WIDE

 

4.

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT: SUMMARY OF CURRENT EVENTS

 

a.

Report from City Manager APR05-16-100 CITY WIDE

 

5.

LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATIONS

 

a.

Report from City Manager APR05-16-101 CITY WIDE

 

b.

Liquor License Application(s)

 

New License(s)

 

1.

Courtyard by Marriott, Ward 6

201 S. Williams Blvd.

Applicant: Andrea Dahlman Lewkowitz

Series 11, City 16-16

Action must be taken by: April 4, 2016

 

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

 

2.

Charro Steak, Ward 6

186-188 E. Broadway Blvd.

Applicant: Raymon Carlo Flores

Series 12, City 20-16

Action must be taken by: April 11, 2016

 

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

 

Public Opinion: Written Argument in Support Filed

 

 

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 Transfer(s)

 

3.

Residence Inn Williams Centre, Ward 6

5400 E. Williams Cir.

Applicant: Andrea Dahlman Lewkowitz

Series 7, City 17-16

Action must be taken by: April 4, 2016

 

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

 

4.

Albertson’s #3203, Ward 1

1350 N. Silverbell Rd.

Applicant: Nicholas Carl Guttilla

Series 9WS, City 18-16

Action must be taken by: April 8, 2016

 

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

 

5.

Safeway #3322, Ward 2

10380 E. Broadway Blvd.

Applicant: Nicholas Carl Guttilla

Series 9WS, City 19-16

Action must be taken by: April 8, 2016

 

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

 

 

NOTE:  State law provides that for a person to person transfer Mayor and Council may consider the applicant's capability qualifications and reliability. (A.R.S. Section 4-203)

 

Person/Location Transfer(s)

 

6.

Charro Steak, Ward 6

186-188 E. Broadway Blvd.

Applicant: Raymon Carlo Flores

Series 6, City 21-16

Action must be taken by: April 11, 2016

 

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.

Tucson Celtic Festival Association, Ward 6

2719 E. Broadway Blvd.

Applicant: Erin Renee Haugen

City T31-16

Date of Event: May 7, 2016

(Welsh Festival-Cultural Event)

 

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 T32-16

Date of Event: April 29, 2016 - April 30, 2016

(Social Event/Fundraiser)

 

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

 

3.

St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, Ward 3

1145 E. Fort Lowell Rd.

Applicant: Donna Mae Stevens

City T33-16

Date of Event: May 1, 2016

(Greek Easter (Pascha) Celebration)

 

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

 

4.

Fiesta Grande of Hollywood, Ward 1

Grande Ave. between Speedway Blvd & St Marys Rd.

Applicant: Margaret McKenna

City T34-16

Date of Event: April 9, 2016 - April 10, 2016

(Community Event)

 

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

 

5.

St. Cyril of Alexandria Church, Ward 6

4725 E. Pima St.

Applicant: Ann C. Zechas

City T35-16

Date of Event: April 16, 2016

(Fundraiser)

 

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

 

6.

Southern Arizona Roadrunners, Ward 6

220 S. 5th Ave.

Applicant: Randy A. Accetta

City T37-16

Date of Event: May 27, 2016 - May 28, 2016

(Meet Me Downtown Night Run)

 

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

 

7.

Our Lady of Lavang Parish, Ward 5

800 S. Tucson Blvd.

Applicant: Van Hieu Nguyen

City T38-16

Date of Event: April 22, 2016 - April 24, 2016

(Crawfish Festival)

 

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

 

8.

DM50, Ward 5

6000 E. Valencia Rd.

Applicant: Michael W. Franks

City T41-16

Date of Event: April 7, 2016

(DM50 Charitable Event)

 

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

 

d.

Agent Change/Acquisition of Control

 

1.

BrushFire BBQ Co., Ward 2

7080 E. 22nd St. #114

Applicant: Benjamin Wayne Rine

Series 12, City AC3-16

Action must be taken by: April 7, 2016

 

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

 

2.

BrushFire BBQ Co., Ward 3

2745 N. Campbell Ave.

Applicant: Benjamin Wayne Rine

Series 12, City AC4-16

Action must be taken by: April 7, 2016

 

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

 

3.

Hi Fi Kitchen & Cocktails, Ward 6

345 E. Congress St.

Applicant: Randy D. Nations

Series 6, City AC5-16

Action must be taken by: April 17, 2016

 

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 APR05-16-106 CITY WIDE

 

2.

Mayor and Council Regular Meeting Minutes of June 23, 2015

 

3.

Mayor and Council Study Session Legal Action Report and Summary Minutes of June 23, 2015

 

b.

Tucson Code: Amending (Chapter 22) Tucson Supplemental Retirement System Relating to Employee and Employer Contribution Rates

 

1.

Report from City Manager APR05-16-111 CITY WIDE

 

2.

Ordinance No. 11349 relating to Tucson Supplemental Retirement System (TSRS); Tucson Code Chapter 22, Pensions, Retirement, Group Insurance, Leave Benefits and other Insurance Benefits, Article III, TSRS, Division 1, Types of Retirement and Benefits; adopting Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 TSRS employee and employer contribution rates; setting an effective date; and declaring an emergency.

 

c.

Intergovernmental Agreement Amendment: with Pima County for maintaining a Sub-Recipient Agreement for Implementation of the Federally Funded HOME Program

 

1.

Report from City Manager APR05-16-103 CITY WIDE

 

2.

Resolution No. 22548 relating to Intergovernmental Agreements; authorizing and approving Amendment 1 to the Intergovernmental Agreement between Pima County and the City of Tucson maintaining a sub-recipient Agreement relating to the implementation of the HOME Program; and declaring an emergency.

 

d.

Housing and Community Development: Approving the Human Services Plan for Fiscal Year 2017 - Fiscal Year 2020

 

1.

Report from City Manager APR05-16-112 CITY WIDE

 

2.

Resolution No. 22550 relating to Housing and Community Development: approving the Human Services Plan for FY 2017-FY 2020; and declaring an emergency.

 

e.

Intergovernmental Agreement: with Pima County for the Sullivan Jackson Employement Center Continuum of Care Program/Bridges for Homeless Men and Women

 

1.

Report from City Manager APR05-16-104 CITY WIDE

 

2.

Resolution No. 22549 relating to Intergovernmental Agreements; authorizing and approving the execution of an Intergovernmental Agreement between the City of Tucson and Pima County for the Sullivan Jackson Employment Center Continuum of Care Program/Bridges for homeless men and women; and declaring an emergency.

 

f.

Concessions Agreement: with the Tucson Presidio Trust for Historic Preservation and the Rio Nuevo Multipurpose Facilities District for the Presidio San Agustin del Tucson (Continued from the meeting of March 8, 2016)

 

1.

Report from City Manager APR05-16-113 WARD 1

 

This item has been continued at the request of staff.

 

g.

WATER: NOTICE OF INTENTION TO INCREASE CERTAIN TUCSON WATER RATES AND FEES

 

1.

Report from City Manager APR05-16-114 CITY WIDE AND OUTSIDE CITY

 

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

 

8.

PUBLIC HEARING:  BROADWAY BOULEVARD:  EUCLID TO COUNTRY CLUB ROADWAY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT, PUBLIC COMMENT ON 30% DESIGN PLANS

 

a.

Report from City Manager APR05-16-110 WARDS 5 AND 6

 

b.

Hearing on the Broadway Boulevard: Euclid to Country Club Roadway Improvement Project 30% design plans.

 

On June 9, 2015, the Mayor and Council adopted a Baseline Alignment Concept for a 6-lane roadway consistent with RTA policy guidance and the recommendations of the Broadway Citizen Task Force. Mayor and Council directed staff to begin the design process based on a set of Technical Design Parameters utilizing the Baseline Alignment Concept map as a starting point. The Project Team has worked through March 14, 2016, on taking the Baseline Alignment Concept through to the 30% design plans guided by the Technical Design Parameters. The 30% design plans have been completed and presented to the public at an Open House on March 29, 2016.

 

This Public Hearing will allow public comment, as well as discussion by Mayor and Council; but no action will be taken by Mayor and Council at this time.

 

9.

REAL PROPERTY: APPROVING A GOVERNMENT PROPERTY LEASE EXCISE TAX LEASE AGREEMENT WITH GIBSON FAMILY, LLC, FOR PROPERTIES SOUTH OF CONGRESS STREET, BETWEEN SIXTH AVENUE AND ARIZONA AVENUE

 

a.

Report from City Manager APR05-16-116 WARD 6

 

b.

Resolution No. 22551 relating to Economic Development Incentives and Real Property; authorizing and approving the Government Property Lease Excise Tax (GPLET) Lease Agreement between the City of Tucson (City) and Gibson Family, L.L.C. for redevelopment of properties located south of Congress Street between south Sixth Avenue and Arizona Avenue (Project).

 

10.

REAL PROPERTY: APPROVING A GOVERNMENT PROPERTY LEASE EXCISE TAX LEASE AGREEMENT WITH WAA WILDCAT HOUSE, LLC, FOR 1801 NORTH STONE AVENUE

 

a.

Report from City Manager APR05-16-115 WARD 3

 

b.

Resolution No. 22552 relating to Economic Development Incentives and Real Property; authorizing and approving the Government Property Lease Excise Tax (GPLET) Lease Agreement between the City of Tucson (City) and WAA Wildcat House, LLC for redevelopment of property located at 1801 North Stone Avenue (Project).

 

11.

CITY MAGISTRATES: APPOINTMENT OF CITY MAGISTRATE AND FIXING COMPENSATION

 

a.

Report from City Manager APR05-16-105 CITY WIDE

 

b.

Ordinance No. 11350 relating to City Magistrates; appointing T. Jay Cranshaw as City Magistrate of the City of Tucson; fixing compensation; and declaring an emergency.

 

12.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL: SELECTION OF VICE MAYOR

 

a.

Report from City Manager APR05-16-102 CITY WIDE

 

b.

Resolution No. 22547 relating to the Vice Mayor of the Mayor and Council; selecting a Vice Mayor.

 

13.

APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS, COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS

 

a.

Report from City Manager APR05-16-109 CITY WIDE

 

14.

ADJOURNMENT

 

a.

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Mayor and Council will be held on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. in the Mayor and Council Chambers, City Hall, 255 West Alameda, Tucson, Arizona.