Special Meeting Wednesday, April 26, 2023 05:30 PM City Hall - Council Chamber, 425 10th Street, Douglas, AZ 85607

Pursuant to A.R.S. Sec. §38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the members of the City Council and to the general public that the Mayor and Council will hold a SPECIAL MEETING at 5:30 p.m., on WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 2023, meeting is open to the public, at City Hall - Council Chamber, 425 Tenth Street, Douglas, AZ 85607.

If you would like to address the City Council regarding any item on the agenda, please contact the City Clerk at (520) 417-7301 or via email at alma.andrade@douglasaz.gov to complete your request to speak form.

Members of the City of Douglas Council will attend either in person or by telephone.
If authorized by a majority vote of the Council of the City of Douglas, the Council may adjourn the meeting at any time and move into Executive Session for legal advice on any agenda item, pursuant to A R.S. § 38-431.03. The Executive Session will be held immediately after the vote to go into Executive Session and will not be open to the public.

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to A.R.S. §1-602. A.9, subject to certain specified statutory exceptions, parents have a right to consent before the State or any of its political subdivisions make a video or audio recording of a minor child. Meetings of the City Council are audio and/or video recorded, and, as a result, proceedings in which children are present may be subject to such recording. Parents in order to exercise their rights may either file written consent with the City Clerk to such recording, or take personal action to ensure that their child or children are not present when a recording may be made. If a child is present at the time a recording is made, the City will assume that the rights afforded parents pursuant to A.R.S. §1-602. A.9 have been waived."

AGENDA - A copy of the agenda will be available at the office of the City Clerk at 425 Tenth Street, Douglas, Arizona at least twenty-four hours in advance of the meeting.

CONSENT AGENDA - ORDER, DEFERRAL AND ACCELERATION OF AGENDA ITEMS, MAY OCCUR, ALONG WITH VOTE WITHOUT DISCUSSION: Information concerning the consent items has been forwarded to each Council Member prior to this meeting for study and is on file at the City Clerk's Office in City Hall. Unless some other member of the audience or Council Member has a question concerning an item and asks that it be withdrawn from the consent list, the items OCCUR, ALONG WITH VOTE WITHOUT DISCUSSION: are approved at one time by the City Council. The action taken by the Council in approving consent items is set forth in the explanation of the individual items.

MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC can submit their questions for the Call to the Public section by email to alma.andrade@douglasaz.gov by Tuesday, APRIL 25, 2023, by 5:00 p.m. in order to be read during meeting. If a Call to the Public has been sent to the City Clerk, please call (346) 248-7799 at 6:00 p.m. and enter Meeting ID: 794-497-8929, Passcode: 9371 when prompted, and wait to be called upon to participate. Action taken as a result of public comment will be limited to directing staff to study the matter or rescheduling the matter for further consideration and decision at a later date.

PUBLIC NOTICE - Live Stream and Audio/Video recording may be in progress during all public portions of Council meetings held in these Chambers. If you are in Council Chambers during the Council meeting you are consenting to be recorded and live-streamed.

Dated this 21st day of April 2023.

AGENDA

SPECIAL MEETING - APRIL 26, 2023

1.CALL TO ORDER.

2.ROLL CALL.

3.PERSONS WISHING TO ADDRESS THE COUNCIL IN WRITING OR VERBALLY ON ANY ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA.

4.READING OF PROCLAMATION.

A. Professional Municipal Clerks Week

5.DISCUSSION/DECISION on APPROVALS.

  1. A.SECOND READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 23-1162, an Ordinance of the Mayor and Council of the City of Douglas, Cochise County, Arizona, REZONING FOUR PARCELS of land within the overlock addition, block 16, lots 6 through 9, from MOBILE HOME RESIDENCE (MHR) TO SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL 6000 (SFR6); and AMENDING the OFFICIAL ZONING DISTRICT MAP; establishing severability of components of Ordinance; and establishing an effective date thereof.

  2. B.PURCHASE AGREEMENT APPROVAL between the City of Douglas and Southeastern Arizona Governments Organization (SEAGO) FTA Access & Mobility Grant for the COCHISE CONNECTION.

  3. C.PURCHASE AGREEMENT APPROVAL between the City of Douglas and Southeastern Arizona Governments Organization (SEAGO) FTA Access & Mobility Grant for the DOUGLAS RIDES TRANSIT PROGRAM

  4. D.INFORMATION/DISCUSSION regarding the ADOPTION of the “2023 AMENDMENTS to the DOUGLAS ZONING CODE and chapter 2.32” to amend certain provisions to the update of rules and regulations to zoning within the City of Douglas and amending certain provisions of Articles 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14 of Title 17, of the Douglas Zoning Code, and amending chapter 2.32 of the Douglas Municipal Code relating to the Planning and Zoning Commission.

  5. E.INFORMATION/DISCUSSION regarding the ADOPTION of the “2023 AMENDMENTS to Title 15” to amend certain provisions of Chapter 15.08 of the Douglas Municipal Code relating to building permits and inspection.

6.DISCUSSION/DECISION to call for and conduct an EXECUTIVE SESSION under the authority of ARS 38-431 (A3), (4), and (7) to consider its position, instruct its representatives and obtain legal advice regarding the following:

A. Property sale or lease of a city owned parcel section located on the northeast corner of 14th Street and Pan American Avenue.

B. Consideration of a property exchange with the Douglas Unified School District consisting of city owned property located on parcel number 410-14-001K2.

C. Consideration of a property acquisition or lease within the City of Douglas limits.

7.UPDATE regarding the following items:

A. Property sale or lease located on the northeast corner of 14th Street and Pan American Avenue.

B. Consideration of a property exchange of city owned property located on parcel number 410-14-001K2.

C. Consideration of property acquisition or lease within the City of Douglas limits.

8.ADJOURNMENT.

Posted at City Hall on Friday, April 21, 2023, @ 5:00 p.m. by: