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Weslaco City Commission Special Meeting

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Standardized Agenda Request Form

Agenda Item No. (to be assigned by CSO): Date of Meeting: January 7, 2013 I From (name, title, department and who submitting on behalf of, if any): Elizabeth Walker, City Secretary Subject: Call to Order, includes the following: A. Certification of Public Notice. B. Pledge of Allegiance. C. Roll Call. Discussion: A. Mayor will Call to Order and certify Public Notice. B. Pastor/Reverend C. Mayor will lead Pledge of Allegiance; Mayor Pro-Tem may lead Texas Flag. D. City Secretary will call roll. Additional Action Prompted: [ ] Mayor’s Signature [ X] Public Hearing [ ] Budget Amendment [X ] Resolution [ ] Ordinance – First Reading [ ] Ordinance – Final Reading If item previously considered, provide date and action by Commission: If item requires Publication Notice, provide date and periodical of publication; indicate if comments received from letters mailed to property owners: Advisory Review, if any (name of board/committee, date of action, recommendation): Recommendation for Commission Action: Four or more Commissioners present constitutes a Quorum; otherwise, no action may be taken. Attachments, if any (list and provide in Word or PDF, formatted as 8 ½ X 11”): One-page with pledges and mission statement. Responsibilities upon Approval: Conduct meeting per Ordinance 2011-05, according to Roberts Rule of Order and commencing at 5:30 p.m.


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RESOLUTION 2013-02 STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF HIDALGO CITY OF WESLACO

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A RESOULTION DESIGNATING AN AREA IN THE CITY OF WESLACO FOR REVITALIZATION

Whereas, the City Commission of the City of Weslaco, Texas, desires to adopt the “Weslaco 200 A Continuing Revitalization Plan” (the “Plan”) that is intended to complement and expand the existing Weslaco 100 Plan and to formalize the City’s prior and ongoing efforts to revitalize a critical area of the City of Weslaco; and Whereas, it necessary and in the best interest of the City of Weslaco to designate such area for community revitalization. NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDERED BY THE CITY OF WESLACO, TEXAS: Section 1.

That the City hereby approves the Plan that designates an area within the City for revitalization that includes Knapp Medical Center, Weslaco East High School, and the new growth area along S. Pleasantview Drive that fronts Weslaco East High School and is anticipated to serve as the Eastern gateway to the City and its expanding medical center and the CBD subarea. The area includes and expands the boundaries of the CBD sub-area along U.S. Business 83 east of S. Bridge Avenue and south along S. Airport Drive to 11th Street. It includes U.S. Business 83 to the north, S. International Blvd. to the east, E. 18th Street to the south and S. Bridge Avenue to the west.

Section 2.

That the City Commission’s goals in adopting the Plan are to strengthen and expand its medical facilities, commercial and retail development, housing, and area schools in the Revitalization Area, as defined in the Plan, by improving infrastructure, removing blight, and enhancing parks and other public facilities, while encouraging and planning for new development that will support and provide job opportunities to the current and future residents of the Revitalization Area.

Section 3.

That the Plan recognizes existing and ongoing revitalization and improvement efforts that include the development of affordable rental housing within the Revitalization Area, which activity is hereby approved and supported by City Commission.

Section 4:

That the Plan was duly adopted with the required public comment processes followed, the funding and activities under the Plan have already commenced and the City of Weslaco has no reason to believe that the overall funding for the full and timely implementation of the Plan will be unavailable.


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PASSED AND APPROVED on this _____ day of January, 2013.

CITY OF WESLACO ________________________________ Miguel D. Wise, MAYOR ATTEST: ________________________________ Elizabeth M. Walker, CITY SECRETARY APPROVED AS TO FORM: _________________________________ Ramon Vela, CITY ATTORNEY


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