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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 10/4/2011
 
   
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 27, 2011.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 27, 2011. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS: MAYOR JOHN F. COOK

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

MAYOR JOHN F. COOK

"3. MUNICIPAL CLERK: THE SUBMISSION OF CERTIFIED RECALL PETITIONS FOR MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, CITY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2, AND CITY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7, IN ACCORDANCE WITH CITY ORDINANCE # 008066.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE SUBMISSION OF CERTIFIED RECALL PETITIONS FOR MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, CITY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2, AND CITY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7, IN ACCORDANCE WITH CITY ORDINANCE # 008066. (ALL DISTRICTS) [MUNICIPAL CLERK RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, 541-4127]

"4A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: SAMUEL J. BARELA TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

SAMUEL J. BARELA TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, AS AN ALTERNATE MEMBER, BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4996]

"4B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ARMANDO ARMENDARIZ II TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ARMANDO ARMENDARIZ II TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4996]

"4C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: SCOTT WALKER TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

SCOTT WALKER TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, AS A REGULAR MEMBER, BY REPRESENTATIVE CORTNEY CARLISLE NILAND, DISTRICT 8.

[REPRESENTATIVE CORTNEY CARLISLE NILAND, (915) 541-4268]

"4D. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MICHELE ABOUD TO THE RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM (RSVP) ADVISORY COUNCIL

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED AS REVISED

MICHELE ABOUD TO THE RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM (RSVP) ADVISORY COUNCIL BY REPRESENTATIVE CORTNEY CARLISLE NILAND, DISTRICT 8.

[REPRESENTATIVE CORTNEY CARLISLE NILAND, (915) 541-4268]

"4E. BOARD APPOINTMENT: HECTOR HOMERO GALICIA TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

HECTOR HOMERO GALICIA TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1.

[REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4886]

"4F. BOARD APPOINTMENT: A RESOLUTION THAT JOHN BRETTING BE APPOINTED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION THAT JOHN BRETTING BE APPOINTED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, INCORPORATED, ON BEHALF OF REPRESENTATIVE CORTNEY CARLISLE NILAND, DISTRICT 8.

[REPRESENTATIVE CORTNEY CARLISLE NILAND, (915) 541-4268]

"5. APPOINTMENT: OF CITY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA TO SERVE AS THE CITY OF EL PASO REPRESENTATIVE ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF BORDER TRADE ALLIANCE AS RECOMMENDED BY THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

APPOINTMENT OF CITY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA TO SERVE AS THE CITY OF EL PASO REPRESENTATIVE ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF BORDER TRADE ALLIANCE AS RECOMMENDED BY THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

   
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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 6A.  - 6F. 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.

6A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.10 (RESIDENTIAL CODE), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, BY ADDING SECTION 18.10.265 (PROTECTION OF WATER SERVICE ENTRANCE) AND SECTION 18.10.266 (PLUMBING WITHIN EXTERIOR WALLS) TO HELP PREVENT PIPES FROM FREEZING DURING SEVERE WEATHER, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 (VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

6B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.20 (PLUMBING CODE), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, BY ADDING SECTION 18.20.240 (PROTECTION OF WATER SERVICE ENTRANCE) AND SECTION 18.20.250 (PLUMBING WITHIN EXTERIOR WALLS) TO HELP PREVENT PIPES FROM FREEZING DURING SEVERE WEATHER, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 (VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

6C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.28 (EXISTING BUILDING CODE), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, BY ADDING SECTION 18.28.060 (PLUMBING REPAIRS) TO HELP PREVENT PIPES FROM FREEZING DURING SEVERE WEATHER, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 (VIOLATION AND PENALTIES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

6D. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.02 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATIVE CODE) SECTION 18.02.108.5.1 (BOND REQUIRED), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, DECREASING THE REQUIRED BOND AMOUNT FOR CONTRACTORS FROM $50,000 TO $25,000 AND ALLOWING FOR ADDITIONAL EXCEPTIONS TO THE $25,000 BOND REQUIREMENT, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 (VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

6E. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE TO CEMEX CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS SOUTH, LLC, TO OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A SOLID WASTE COLLECTION AND HAULER SERVICE WITHIN THE CITY OF EL PASO SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS DESCRIBED HEREIN; THE PENALTY AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 9.04.630 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

6F. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.46 (LANDSCAPE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF LANDSCAPABLE AREA, REDUCE THE REQUIRED NUMBER OF ONE GALLON PLANT MATERIALS, REDUCE THE HEIGHT OF ONE INCH CALIPER PROJECT TREE SUBSTITUTIONS, ALLOW PROJECT TREE SUBSTITUTIONS FOR FIVE GALLON PLANT MATERIALS, REDUCE THE FRONTAGE LANDSCAPE BUFFER FOR CERTAIN SHOPPING CENTERS, ADOPT A DESIGNATED LANDSCAPE INFILL DEVELOPMENT AREA, REDUCE THE LANDSCAPE REQUIREMENTS FOR PROPERTIES WITHIN THE AREA, AND ADD A PLANT COVERAGE OPTION. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.46.180 (VIOLATIONS - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON OCTOBER 18, 2011, FOR ITEMS 6A - 6F

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 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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 7A.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Lot 1, Block 1, Paisano Green Community, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from A-3 (Apartment) to G-MU (General Mixed Use). 4000 Paisano Drive. PZRZ11-00030"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 1, BLOCK 1, PAISANO GREEN COMMUNITY, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM A-3 (APARTMENT) TO G-MU (GENERAL MIXED USE). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 4000 PAISANO DRIVE. PROPERTY OWNER: HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF EL PASO. PZRZ11-00030 (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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 7B.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. PZST11-00008, to allow for a ground-mounted 75 foot Personal Wireless Service Facility on the property described as Tract 1M, Section 28, Block 81, Township 1, Texas and Pacific Railway Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, 5301 Wadsworth Avenue."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (2) TWO WEEKS.

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. PZST11-00008, TO ALLOW FOR A GROUND-MOUNTED 75 FOOT PERSONAL WIRELESS SERVICE FACILITY ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS TRACT 1M, SECTION 28, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.10.455 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 5301 WADSWORTH AVENUE. APPLICANT: VERIZON WIRELESS. PZST11-00008 (DISTRICT 4) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ANDREW SALLOUM, (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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 7C.  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]

POSTPONED FROM 9-20-2011

   
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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 7D.  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: ADOPTED AS REVISED

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]

POSTPONED FROM 9-20-2011

   
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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 7E.  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: ADOPTED AS REVISED

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, 8-30-2011, AND 9-20-2011

   
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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: "8A.  CITY ATTORNEY: Discussion and action on Order to El Paso Electric to Show Cause why its base rates for electric service in the City of El Paso should not be lowered, and file a rate-filing package with the City of El Paso no later than February 1, 2012"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON ORDER TO EL PASO ELECTRIC TO SHOW CAUSE WHY ITS BASE RATES FOR ELECTRIC SERVICE IN THE CITY OF EL PASO SHOULD NOT BE LOWERED, AND FILE A RATE-FILING PACKAGE WITH THE CITY OF EL PASO NO LATER THAN FEBRUARY 1, 2012; DIRECTING THE CITY MANAGER TO NOTIFY EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY OF THE COUNCIL'S ORDER; AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY ATTORNEY TO ENGAGE OUTSIDE COUNSEL AND CONSULTANTS TO REPRESENT THE CITY ON THIS MATTER AND EVALUATE THE FILING.

(ALL DISTRICTS)

[CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE, WILLIAM F. STUDER JR., (915) 541-4215]

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, BERTHA A. 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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 8B.  CITY ATTORNEY: Discussion and action to schedule a hearing concerning establishing Interim Temporary Rates at the Regular City Council meeting of October 25, 2011 and directing the City Manager to notify El Paso Electric Company of the Council's order."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO SCHEDULE A HEARING CONCERNING ESTABLISHING INTERIM TEMPORARY RATES AT THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF OCTOBER 25, 2011 AND DIRECTING THE CITY MANAGER TO NOTIFY EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY OF THE COUNCIL'S ORDER. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE, WILLIAM F. STUDER JR., (915) 541-4215]

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, BERTHA A. 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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 9.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on directing the City Manager to look at the possibility of the city leasing to a third party city owned property located at the intersection of I-10 and Zaragoza for use as a soccer field."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO DEDICATE CITY OWNED SPACES AS PARK SPACE AND TO LOOK AT THE POSSIBILITY OF THE CITY LEASING TO A THIRD PARTY CITY OWNED PROPERTY LOCATED AT THE INTERSECTION OF I-10 AND ZARAGOZA FOR USE AS A SOCCER FIELD.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON DIRECTING THE CITY MANAGER TO LOOK AT THE POSSIBILITY OF THE CITY LEASING TO A THIRD PARTY CITY OWNED PROPERTY LOCATED AT THE INTERSECTION OF I-10 AND ZARAGOZA FOR USE AS A SOCCER FIELD.

[REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., (915) 541-4178]

   
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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 10A.  CITY MANAGER: Presentation and acceptance of Preliminary Design Plans for Renovation of San Jacinto Plaza. "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

PRESENTATION AND ACCEPTANCE OF PRELIMINARY DESIGN PLANS FOR RENOVATION OF SAN JACINTO PLAZA. [DEPUTY CITY MANAGER, COMMUNITY SERVICES, DEBORAH HAMLYN, (915) 541-4686]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 10B.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and council direction on process to formulate next Quality of Life Bond Election, including but not limited to date for election, possible signature projects if any, and bond capacity limitations. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO BEGIN THE PROCESS TO FORMULATE THE NEXT QUALITY OF LIFE BOND ELECTION IN NOVEMBER 2012.

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

DISCUSSION AND COUNCIL DIRECTION ON PROCESS TO FORMULATE NEXT QUALITY OF LIFE BOND ELECTION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DATE FOR ELECTION, POSSIBLE SIGNATURE PROJECTS IF ANY, AND BOND CAPACITY LIMITATIONS.

[DEPUTY CITY MANAGER, COMMUNITY SERVICES, DEBORAH HAMLYN, (915) 541-4686]

   
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 NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 10C.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on staff recommendation to demolish former Lincoln Center which has been closed since 2006 or to terminate lease with TxDOT and return site to State for disposition."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DIRECT THAT PRIOR TO ANY DEMOLITION OF THE BUILDING THAT THE CITY MANAGER GO BACK OUT AND VET THE ISSUE WITH THE COMMUNITY SHOWING THE COMMUNITY WHAT THE CITY IS PROPOSING, AND LISTENING TO WHAT THE COMMUNITY WANTS IN THE AREA, THEN COME BACK TO COUNCIL WITH A FINAL RECOMMENDATION, TO INCLUDE NEGOTIATION WITH THE STATE AND TO INCLUDE THE LINCOLN PARK CONSERVATION COMMITTEE AND TO SEND A LETTER TO STATE SENATOR JOSE RODRIGUEZ TO ASK HIM TO HELP THE CITY IDENTIFY FUNDING.

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON STAFF RECOMMENDATION TO DEMOLISH FORMER LINCOLN CENTER WHICH HAS BEEN CLOSED SINCE 2006 OR TO TERMINATE LEASE WITH TXDOT AND RETURN SITE TO STATE FOR DISPOSITION.

[DEPUTY CITY MANAGER, COMMUNITY SERVICES, DEBORAH HAMLYN (915) 541-4686]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NO
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 NOT PRESENT


 
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