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    Vote on Tax Rate

    The City Council of the City of El Paso is scheduled to vote on the tax rate at the Regular City Council Meeting to be held on August 23, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. at the City Council Chambers, City 1, 300 N. Campbell Street, El Paso, Texas 79901.


    A tax rate of $0.768310 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of CITY OF EL PASO. This rate exceeds the lower of the effective or rollback tax rate... Read More


    The City of El Paso (“the City”) is currently planning to access the capital markets in May and June... Read More

    Strategic Plan 2015

    The Strategic Plan provides clear direction to staff on what activities, initiatives and results need to be accomplished to deliver the necessary services to the community... Read More


    The City of El Paso Development Assistance Center (DAC) is a unique concept in public service with efficiency as our goal... Read More

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Press Releases

    Second travel-related case of Zika serves as a reminder for those visiting affected areas

    Public Health
    EL PASO, Texas - The City of El Paso Department of Public Health (DPH) announced today the confirmation of the second travel-related case of Zika virus in the area. A non-pregnant woman tested positive for the virus following travel to Puerto Rico. The island has been identified as a Zika affected area where active mosquito transmission of Zika is currently taking place. “This individual spent a week in this affected area and started showing symptoms shortly after returning to El Paso on August 17th,” said Robert Resendes, Public Health Director. “This person has since self-isolated, but this latest case is another reminder to the community to protect themselves, especially when traveling to highly affected areas.”

    ComSAR - Ron Coleman Trail

    Fire Department
    El Paso, Texas – At approximately 8:31 p.m. on Monday Aug. 22, the El Paso Fire Department was dispatched to the Ron Coleman Trail inside the Franklin Mountain State Park when a hiker at the top of the trail called 9-1-1. The first unit arrived on the scene at 8:41 p.m. and could not see the light the hiker was flashing. The Combined Search and Rescue team was immediately dispatched to reach the hiker.

    West Nile Cases Total 3 So Far this Season

    Public Health
    EL PASO, Texas – While the City of El Paso Department of Public Health continues to remind residents that preventing mosquito bites can help prevent the Zika virus, officials announced another case of West Nile virus in the area. The patient is a man in his early 40’s who lives in San Elizario. He is currently recovering from the neuro-invasive form of the disease. “We know that less than one percent of those infected will develop this more serious form of the disease,” said Fernando Gonzalez, Lead Epidemiologist. “But we need to remember that there is the possibility of developing a serious neurologic illness such as encephalitis or meningitis” (inflammation of the brain or surrounding tissues).

    Registered Sex Offender Arrested After Exposing Himself to a Child

    Police Department
    Detectives with the Crimes Against Children unit arrested a registered sex offender after he exposed himself to a child inside a Family Dollar store...

    Update Registered Sex Offender Arrested After Exposing Himself to a Child

    Police Department
    52-year old Paul Patrick Siqueiros was charged with indecency with a child by exposure, a felony offense not indecent exposure, a misdemeanor offense as initially reported...

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