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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 9/20/2011
 
   
Item: NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ALL MATTERS LISTED UNDER THE CONSENT AGENDA, INCLUDING THOSE ON THE ADDITION TO THE AGENDA, WILL BE CONSIDERED BY CITY COUNCIL TO BE ROUTINE AND WILL BE ENACTED BY ONE MOTION UNLESS SEPARATE DISCUSSION IS REQUESTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS. PRIOR TO THE VOTE, MEMBERS OF THE AUDIENCE MAY ASK QUESTIONS REGARDING ITEMS ON THE CONSENT AGENDA. WHEN THE VOTE HAS BEEN TAKEN, IF AN ITEM HAS NOT BEEN CALLED OUT FOR SEPARATE DISCUSSION, THE ITEM HAS BEEN APPROVED. COUNCIL MAY, HOWEVER, RECONSIDER ANY ITEM AT ANY TIME DURING THE MEETING. THE WORDING OF ALL AGENDA ITEMS SHALL APPEAR IN THE MINUTES OF THIS MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL AS POSTED, UNLESS OTHERWISE REVISED BY THIS OR OTHER MOTION OF COUNCIL, WITHOUT THE NECESSITY OF THE CITY CLERK READING THE WORDING OF EACH ITEM INTO THE RECORD.

"1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 13, 2011.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 13, 2011. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ROBERT CONCHA, JR., TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, AS A REGULAR MEMBER

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ROBERT CONCHA, JR., TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, AS A REGULAR MEMBER, BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4996]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 4A.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON11-00003, to allow for Infill Development with Reduced Setbacks and a Parking Reduction on the property described as a portion of Lots 3 and 4, Block 6, Del Norte Acres, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, 8620 Gateway North Boulevard"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (2) TWO WEEKS. "

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON11-00003, TO ALLOW FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT WITH REDUCED SETBACKS AND A PARKING REDUCTION ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF LOTS 3 AND 4, BLOCK 6, DEL NORTE ACRES, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.04.320 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8620 GATEWAY NORTH BOULEVARD. PROPERTY OWNER: DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS NORTHEAST CHAPTER #187. ZON11-00003 (DISTRICT 2)

[PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 4B.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 7E3, Block 34, Ysleta Grant, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-F (Ranch & Farm) to C-1 (Commercial). 8400 Block of Alameda, North of Prado Road. PZRZ11-00020 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 7E3, BLOCK 34, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-F (RANCH & FARM) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8400 BLOCK OF ALAMEDA, NORTH OF PRADO ROAD. PROPERTY OWNER: JORGE M. SANCHEZ. PZRZ11-00020 (DISTRICT 7) [PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 4C.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 4B, Section 38, Block 79, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from A-2 (Apartment) to C-1 (Commercial), and imposing a condition. 14200 Block of Edgemere Boulevard at Tim Foster Street. PZRZ11-00027 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 4B, SECTION 38, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM A-2 (APARTMENT) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL), AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 14200 BLOCK OF EDGEMERE BOULEVARD AT TIM FOSTER STREET. PROPERTY OWNER: CAMINO REAL PROPERTIES I, LTD. PZRZ11-00027 (DISTRICT 5) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 4D.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Lot 2, Block 2, Keystone Business Park Replat A, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from P-I/sc (Planned Industrial/special contract) to C-4/sc (Commercial/special contract). 4501 Osborne Drive. PZRZ11-00026 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (2) TWO WEEKS.

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 2, BLOCK 2, KEYSTONE BUSINESS PARK REPLAT A, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM P-I/SC (PLANNED INDUSTRIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO C-4/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 4501 OSBORNE DRIVE. PROPERTY OWNER: EP DIRTMEN, LLC & CIC LIMITED, INC. PZRZ11-00026 (DISTRICT 8)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 4E.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a 1.174 acre (51,124 square feet) tract of land being all of Lots 1 thru 9, all of Lots 48 thru 52, all of Lot 14, a portion of Lots 10, 11, 12, 13 and 47, and a portion of a vacated alley all within Block I, Alamo Heights Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-4 (Residential) to R-4/H (Residential/Historic O  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A 1.174 ACRE (51,124 SQUARE FEET) TRACT OF LAND BEING ALL OF LOTS 1 THRU 9, ALL OF LOTS 48 THRU 52, ALL OF LOT 14, A PORTION OF LOTS 10, 11, 12, 13 AND 47, AND A PORTION OF A VACATED ALLEY ALL WITHIN BLOCK I, ALAMO HEIGHTS ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO R-4/H (RESIDENTIAL/HISTORIC OVERLAY). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. PZRZ11000028 (DISTRICT 2) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, PROVIDENCIA VELAZQUEZ, (915) 541-4027]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson DID NOT VOTE
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 4F.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 3, Kilpatrick Subdivision, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-F (Ranch-Farm) to C-1 (Commercial). 8648 North Loop Drive, PZRZ11-00025 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 3, KILPATRICK SUBDIVISION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-F (RANCH-FARM) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8648 NORTH LOOP DRIVE, APPLICANT: MARGARITA MODABBER, PZRZ11-00025 (DISTRICT 7)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, JUSTIN BASS, (915) 541-4930]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson DID NOT VOTE
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 4G.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance changing the zoning of all of Lot 19, Block 2, Franklin Village Amending Plat, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-3A (Residential) to R-MU (Residential-Mixed Use). 6262 Transmountain Drive, PZRZ11-00032 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF ALL OF LOT 19, BLOCK 2, FRANKLIN VILLAGE AMENDING PLAT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-3A (RESIDENTIAL) TO R-MU (RESIDENTIAL-MIXED USE). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 6262 TRANSMOUNTAIN DRIVE, PROPERTY OWNER: HILDA GASTELUM, PZRZ11-00032 (DISTRICT 4) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 4H.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 2C1, Block 35, Ysleta Grant, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from C-3 (Commercial) and A-M (Apartment/Mobile Home Park) to C-4 (Commercial). 8482 Alameda Avenue. ZON10-00093 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (2) TWO WEEKS.

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 2C1, BLOCK 35, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM C-3 (COMMERCIAL) AND A-M (APARTMENT/MOBILE HOME PARK) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8482 ALAMEDA AVENUE. APPLICANT: NCJ DEVELOPMENT, INC. AND CASH INVESTMENTS, INC. ZON10-00093 THIS IS AN APPEAL CASE (DISTRICT 7) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4633]

POSTPONED FROM 6-14-2011, 8-9-2011, AND 8-30-2011

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 4I.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: An Ordinance granting a Special Privilege License to Sprint Communications Company L.P., SPL10-00034"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSE TO SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR OF 1,428 LINEAR FEET OF SUBSURFACE FIBER OPTIC CONDUIT AND CABLES FOR LONG-DISTANCE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS WITHIN PORTIONS OF CITY RIGHT-OF-WAY ALONG MESA HILLS DRIVE BETWEEN MESA STREET AND DONIPHAN PARK DRIVE FOR A TERM OF FIVE YEARS WITH TWO RENEWABLE FIVE YEAR TERMS. SPL10-00034 (DISTRICTS 1 AND 8)

[DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4482]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 4J.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance to preserve in its natural state and in perpetuity acreage legally described as Parcel 1, Nellie D. Mundy Survey 246, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas; Parcel 2, A portion of S.J. Larkin Survey, Abstract 10070, Tract 1, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas and Parcel 3, A portion of S.J. Larkin Survey, Abstract 10070, Tract 1-A, City of El   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (13) THIRTEEN WEEKS.

AN ORDINANCE TO PRESERVE IN ITS NATURAL STATE AND IN PERPETUITY ACREAGE LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS PARCEL 1, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY 246, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; PARCEL 2, A PORTION OF S.J. LARKIN SURVEY, ABSTRACT 10070, TRACT 1, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS AND PARCEL 3, A PORTION OF S.J. LARKIN SURVEY, ABSTRACT 10070, TRACT 1-A, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 5.  CITY ATTORNEY: An Ordinance to preserve in its natural state and in perpetuity acreage legally described as Parcel 1, Nellie D. Mundy Survey 246, City of El Paso, El Paso County Texas; Parcel 2, a portion of S. J. Larkin Survey, Abstract 10070, Tract 1, City of El Paso, El Paso County Texas and Parcel 3, a portion of S. J. Larkin Survey, Abstract 10070, Tract 1-A, City of El Paso, El Paso County  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (13) THIRTEEN WEEKS. ""

AN ORDINANCE TO PRESERVE IN ITS NATURAL STATE AND IN PERPETUITY ACREAGE LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS PARCEL 1, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY 246, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY TEXAS; PARCEL 2, A PORTION OF S. J. LARKIN SURVEY, ABSTRACT 10070, TRACT 1, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY TEXAS AND PARCEL 3, A PORTION OF S. J. LARKIN SURVEY, ABSTRACT 10070, TRACT 1-A, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY TEXAS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, CHARLIE MCNABB, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 6.  PARKS AND RECREATION: Discussion and action on a Resolution that City Council approves the use of 0.141 acres of parkland to develop an extension of Cimarron Park Drive from Paso del Norte Boulevard through Cimarron Park to Brays Landing Street. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED "

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT CITY COUNCIL APPROVES THE USE OF 0.141 ACRES OF PARKLAND TO DEVELOP AN EXTENSION OF CIMARRON PARK DRIVE FROM PASO DEL NORTE BOULEVARD THROUGH CIMARRON PARK TO BRAYS LANDING STREET. (DISTRICT 1) [PARKS AND RECREATION, NANETTE SMEJKAL, (915) 541-4331]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 7.  PUBLIC HEALTH: An Ordinance amending Title 9 (Health and Safety), Chapter 9.12 (Food and Food Handling Establishments)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 9 (HEALTH AND SAFETY), CHAPTER 9.12 (FOOD AND FOOD HANDLING ESTABLISHMENTS), TO ALLOW FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A FOOD HANDLER CERTIFICATE RATHER THAN A FOOD HANDLER CARD AND A FOOD PROTECTION MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE RATHER THAN A FOOD PROTECTION MANAGEMENT CARD IN ALL APPLICABLE SECTIONS; THE PENALTY AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 9.12.890. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PUBLIC HEALTH, MICHAEL HILL, (915) 771-5702]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on all sports scheduling and the maintenance of all the parks and recreations fields. "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON ALL SPORTS SCHEDULING AND THE MAINTENANCE OF ALL THE PARKS AND RECREATIONS FIELDS. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR. (915) 541-4178]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 9.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that City Council approve the HOME Program funding commitment of $282,757 for the development of four three-bedroom affordable rental housing units by PV Community Development Corporation, located at 6715 Sambrano"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT CITY COUNCIL APPROVE THE HOME PROGRAM FUNDING COMMITMENT OF $282,757 FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF FOUR THREE-BEDROOM AFFORDABLE RENTAL HOUSING UNITS BY PV COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, LOCATED AT 6715 SAMBRANO, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE INVESTOR HOME PROGRAM WRITTEN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND PV COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, AS WELL AS ANY RELATED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE THE AWARD AND TO SECURE THE CITY'S LIEN INTEREST. (DISTRICT 3)

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4643]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: Discussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign the Third Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Services by and between the City of El Paso and Image Network, Inc., d/b/a Dover, Kohl & Partners"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE THIRD AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND IMAGE NETWORK, INC., D/B/A DOVER, KOHL & PARTNERS, A FLORIDA CORPORATION, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''A NEW PLAN FOR EL PASO - A REWRITE OF THE CITY'S COMPREHENSIVE PLAN'' TO ADD ADDITIONAL SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $681,000 THEREBY EXTENDING THE CONTRACT AMOUNT FROM $1,993,120 TO $2,614,120. THE CONSULTANT WAS ORIGINALLY SELECTED TO PERFORM THREE TASKS IN THE PROCESS OF UPDATING THE CITY'S COMPREHENSIVE PLAN. THIS AMENDMENT ADDS TASK ORDER NUMBER THREE. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE COMMUNITY PLANNING ASSISTANCE FUNDS [OFFICE OF ECONOMIC ADJUSTMENT GRANT] (ALL DISTRICTS)

[ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX1.  Cause No. 2009TX944: Hotel Don Quixote, a Texas Limited Partnership, vs. El Paso Central Appraisal District and El Paso Appraisal Review Board. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LILLY, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO INTERVENE IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED HOTEL DON QUIXOTE, A TEXAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP VS. EL PASO CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT AND EL PASO APPRAISAL REVIEW BOARD; CAUSE NO. 2009TX944.

CAUSE NO. 2009TX944: HOTEL DON QUIXOTE, A TEXAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, VS. EL PASO CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT AND EL PASO APPRAISAL REVIEW BOARD. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin ABSTAIN
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX2.  701 Pendale, El Paso, Texas (551.072)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LILLY, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY MANAGER, OR HER DESIGNEE, BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 701 PENDALE, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RECOMMENDATIONS BY STAFF; AND THAT UPON THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF NEGOTIATIONS, A CONTRACT FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE PROPERTIES BE PRESENTED TO CITY COUNCIL FOR CONSIDERATION.

701 PENDALE, EL PASO, TEXAS (551.072)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, BERTHA ONTIVEROS, (915) 541-4550

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin ABSTAIN
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX3.  Student Memorial Park, 9425 Vicksburg Dr., El Paso, Texas (551.072)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LILLY, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBINSON, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY MANAGER, OR HER DESIGNEE, BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 9425 VICKSBURG, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RECOMMENDATIONS BY STAFF; AND THAT UPON THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF NEGOTIATIONS, A CONTRACT FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE PROPERTIES BE PRESENTED TO CITY COUNCIL FOR CONSIDERATION.

STUDENT MEMORIAL PARK, 9425 VICKSBURG DR., EL PASO, TEXAS (551.072)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, BERTHA ONTIVEROS, (915) 541-4550

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX4.  Lucia Guerrero, et. al. vs. City of El Paso, et. al.; Cause No. EP-09-CV-0236-DB (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LILLY, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT PLAINTIFF’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED LUCIA GUERRERO, ET. AL. VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. EP-11-CV-00101-KC.

LUCIA GUERRERO, ET. AL. VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. EP-09-CV-0236-DB (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KARLA M. NIEMAN (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta ABSTAIN
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: ADD1.  INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED "

PUBLIC COMMENT TYPICALLY IS NOT TAKEN DURING THE INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES.

PUBLIC COMMENTS ARE INVITED AT THE DATE OF THE SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING.

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF ORDINANCE NO. 017575 WHICH REVISED TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.46 (LANDSCAPE), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, FROM OCTOBER 3, 2011 TO NOVEMBER 7, 2011. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN SECTION 18.46.180 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4193]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2011, FOR THE ITEM

PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD AS PART OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING THAT BEGINS AT APPROXIMATELY 9:00 A.M. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS PRESENT SHALL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD AT THAT TIME. AFTER THE PUBLIC HEARINGS, COUNCIL MAY ALSO DELAY TAKING ACTION ON ORDINANCES; NO REQUIREMENT IS MADE BY SECTION 3.9B OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER TO PUBLISH ANY FURTHER NOTICE. COPIES OF ALL ORDINANCES ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW IN THE CITY CLERK'S OFFICE, 2 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY, 7:00 A.M. TO 6:00 P.M.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland NO
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: ADDEX1.  Texas Gas Service Company, a Division of ONEOK, Inc. v. Railroad Commission of Texas, Cause No. D-1-GN-11-000889, 201 Judicial Division; and Petition for Review of Ratesetting Action of the City of El Paso before the Railroad Commission of Texas regarding Rate Case Expenses, Gas Utility Docket No. 10016 and Pipeline Expense Rider, Gas Utility Docket No. 10049, both severed from Gas Utility Docket   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ACOSTA, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE TO REJECT THE SETTLEMENT OFFER REGARDING TEXAS GAS SERVICE COMPANY, A DIVISION OF ONEOK, INC. V. RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS, CAUSE NO. D-1-GN-11-000889, 201 JUDICIAL DIVISION; AND PETITION FOR FOR REVIEW OF RATESETTING ACTION OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BEFORE THE RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS REGARDING RATE CASE EXPENSES, GAS UTILITY DOCKET NO. 10016 AND PIPELINE EXPENSE RIDER, GAS UTILITY DOCKET NO. 10049, BOTH SEVERED FROM GAS UTILITY DOCKET NO. 9988.

TEXAS GAS SERVICE COMPANY, A DIVISION OF ONEOK, INC. V. RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS, CAUSE NO. D-1-GN-11-000889, 201 JUDICIAL DIVISION; AND PETITION FOR REVIEW OF RATESETTING ACTION OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BEFORE THE RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS REGARDING RATE CASE EXPENSES, GAS UTILITY DOCKET NO. 10016 AND PIPELINE EXPENSE RIDER, GAS UTILITY DOCKET NO. 10049, BOTH SEVERED FROM GAS UTILITY DOCKET NO. 9988 (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, BERTHA ONTIVEROS, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE


 
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