Incidentally, the below-listed agenda item indicates that staff does Not support the application.
From the City of Laredo city council agenda for Monday, December 19th
Public hearing and introductory ordinance
Staff does not support the application and the Planning and Zoning Commission recommends approval of the Conditional Use Permit. District I amending the Zoning Ordinance (Map) of the City of Laredo by rezoning the south 1/3 of Lot 8 and the south 1/3 of the west 1/3 of Lot 7, Block 1606, Eastern Division, located at 2919 South Louisiana Avenue, from R-2 (Multi-Family Residential District) to B-1 (Limited Commercial District); providing for publication and effective date.