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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 12/6/2011
 
   
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 NOVEMBER 29, 2011.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 29, 2011. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR. IS RE-APPOINTED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE EL PASO CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT BOARD TO FILL THE TERM COMMENCING JANUARY 1, 2012 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2013.

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR. IS RE-APPOINTED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE EL PASO CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT BOARD TO FILL THE TERM COMMENCING JANUARY 1, 2012 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2013. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"3B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY IS RE-APPOINTED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE EL PASO CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT BOARD TO FILL THE TERM COMMENCING JANUARY 1, 2012 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2013.

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY IS RE-APPOINTED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE EL PASO CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT BOARD TO FILL THE TERM COMMENCING JANUARY 1, 2012 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2013.

[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 DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 4A.  - 4D. 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.

4A. AN ORDINANCE TO TAX TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY IN TRANSIT HELD TEMPORARILY AT A LOCATION IN EL PASO, TEXAS, WHICH WOULD OTHERWISE BE EXEMPT PURSUANT TO TEXAS TAX CODE SECTION 11.253 AND REPEAL ORDINANCE NO. 16798. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE, LYNLY LEEPER, (915) 541-4777]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON DECEMBER 13, 2011, FOR ITEM 4A

4B. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A LEASE TO TRANSTELCO, INC. OF A PORTION OF THE CITY'S EXISTING UNDERGROUND CONDUIT SYSTEM IN DOWNTOWN AND SOUTH EL PASO FOR A FIBER OPTIC CABLE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM. THE FOLLOWING CONSIDERATION IS TO BE PAID TO THE CITY: ANNUAL LEASE FEE $12,524.70. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, MIGUEL GAMINO, (915) 541-4746]

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

4C. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A LICENSE TO TRANSTELCO, INC. TO CONSTRUCT, MAINTAIN AND USE A SINGLE CONDUIT INNERDUCT ON THE STANTON STREET INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE PROPERTY FOR THE PURPOSE OF INSTALLING FIBER OPTIC CABLE FOR ITS TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK; THE FOLLOWING CONSIDERATION IS TO BE PAID TO THE CITY: ANNUAL LICENSE FEE $25,526, AND ANNUAL BRIDGE FEE $7,068. FEES SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A 5% ANNUAL ESCALATION. (ALL DISTRICTS) [INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, MIGUEL GAMINO, (915) 541-4746]

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON DECEMBER 20, 2011, FOR ITEMS 4B - 4C

4D. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 21 (SMARTCODE), CHAPTER 21.80 (TABLES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO MODIFY STANDARDS FOR THE T4O TRANSECT (GENERAL URBAN ZONE - OPEN) TO INCREASE THE HEIGHT AND NUMBER OF BUILDING STORIES ALLOWED IN T4O. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 21.60 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JANUARY 3, 2012, FOR ITEM 4D

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 DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 5A.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance annexing the following real property described as all of Tract 2F, being a portion of Section 46, Block 79, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys, El Paso County, Texas and a portion of the rights-of-way of Zaragosa Road, Gambusino Avenue and Azogue Avenue. AN08-002 (SUB08-00090)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS ALL OF TRACT 2F, BEING A PORTION OF SECTION 46, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS AND A PORTION OF THE RIGHTS-OF-WAY OF ZARAGOSA ROAD, GAMBUSINO AVENUE AND AZOGUE AVENUE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF ZARAGOZA ROAD AND SOUTH OF GAMBUSINO AVENUE, PROPERTY OWNER: RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD. AN08-002 (SUB08-00090) (EAST ETJ/ADJACENT TO DISTRICT 5) [PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, GEENA MASKEY, (915) 541-4192]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 5B.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance annexing the following real property described as all of Tract 7, Section 25, Block 79, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railroad Surveys, El Paso County, Texas and being a portion of the rights-of-way of Montana Avenue and Zaragosa Road. north of Zaragosa Road and south of Montana Avenue. AN08-005 (SUB08-00093)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS ALL OF TRACT 7, SECTION 25, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS AND BEING A PORTION OF THE RIGHTS-OF-WAY OF MONTANA AVENUE AND ZARAGOSA ROAD. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF ZARAGOSA ROAD AND SOUTH OF MONTANA AVENUE. PROPERTY OWNER: RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD. AN08-005 (SUB08-00093) (EAST ETJ/ADJACENT TO DISTRICT 5) [PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, GEENA MASKEY, (915) 541-4192]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 5C.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance changing the zoning of all of Tract 2F, being a portion of Section 46, Block 79, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys, El Paso County, Texas and a portion of the rights-of-way of Zaragoza Road, Gambusino Avenue and Azogue Avenue from R-F (Ranch and Farm) to C-4 (Commercial), and imposing conditions. east of Zaragoza Road and south   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF ALL OF TRACT 2F, BEING A PORTION OF SECTION 46, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS AND A PORTION OF THE RIGHTS-OF-WAY OF ZARAGOZA ROAD, GAMBUSINO AVENUE AND AZOGUE AVENUE FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL), AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF ZARAGOZA ROAD AND SOUTH OF GAMBUSINO AVENUE. APPLICANT: RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD. PZRZ11-00037 (ETJ/ADJACENT TO DISTRICT 5) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4633]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 5D.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance changing the zoning of all of Tract 7, Section 25, Block 79, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railroad Surveys, El Paso County, Texas and being a portion of the rights-of-way of Montana Avenue and Zaragoza from R-F (Ranch and Farm) to C-4 (Commercial), and imposing a condition. south of Montana Avenue and west of Zaragoza Road. PZRZ11-00038 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF ALL OF TRACT 7, SECTION 25, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS AND BEING A PORTION OF THE RIGHTS-OF-WAY OF MONTANA AVENUE AND ZARAGOZA FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL), AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: SOUTH OF MONTANA AVENUE AND WEST OF ZARAGOZA ROAD. APPLICANT: RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD. PZRZ11-00038 (ETJ/ADJACENT TO DISTRICT 5)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4633]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 5E.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Lots 12, 13, 14 save & except that portion of Lot 13 previously conveyed to the State of Texas in warranty deed recorded in Volume 211, Page 313, Real Property Record, Block 52, Map No 2. of Government Hill Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-4 (Residential) to A-O (Apartment/Office). 4131 Trowbridge Drive  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (2) TWO WEEKS.

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 12, 13, 14 SAVE & EXCEPT THAT PORTION OF LOT 13 PREVIOUSLY CONVEYED TO THE STATE OF TEXAS IN WARRANTY DEED RECORDED IN VOLUME 211, PAGE 313, REAL PROPERTY RECORD, BLOCK 52, MAP NO 2. OF GOVERNMENT HILL ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO A-O (APARTMENT/OFFICE). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 4131 TROWBRIDGE DRIVE. APPLICANT: GATEWAY MISSION TRAINING & CONFERENCE CENTER, INC. PZRZ11-00036 (DISTRICT 2) [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 DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 5F.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. PZST11-00009, to allow for transitional housing on the property described as Lots 14-18, Block 117, Campbell's Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, 510 S. Oregon Street. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. PZST11-00009, TO ALLOW FOR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 14-18, BLOCK 117, CAMPBELL'S ADDITION, 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: 510 S. OREGON STREET. APPLICANT: OPPORTUNITY CENTER FOR THE HOMELESS. PZST11-00009 (DISTRICT 8) [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 DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 5G.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 20 (Zoning), Chapter 20.02 (General Provisions and Definitions) and Chapter 20.18 (Sign Regulations) of the El Paso City Code "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.02 (GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS) AND CHAPTER 20.18 (SIGN REGULATIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD A DEFINITION AND ESTABLISH STANDARDS FOR TEMPORARY REAL ESTATE BANNERS, AND TO AMEND OTHER STANDARDS FOR BOTH ON PREMISE AND OFF PREMISE SIGNS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KIMBERLY FORSYTH, (915) 541-4668]

   
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: 5H.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 4B1 and 4B2, Block 2, Ascarate Grant, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from M-1 (Manufacturing) to C-4 (Commercial). 1000 Robert E. Lee Road. PZRZ11-00044 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 4B1 AND 4B2, BLOCK 2, ASCARATE GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM M-1 (MANUFACTURING) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1000 ROBERT E. LEE ROAD. PROPERTY OWNER: W. W. PADDY LITTLEFIELD. PZRZ11-00044 (DISTRICT 3) [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: 5I.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Block P-4, portion of 20' alley and portion of Block P-3, Garden Subdivision, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from A-3/sp (Apartment/special permit) to S-D (Special Development) and removing a Special Permit placed on the property. 2914 Paisano Drive. PZRZ11-00042"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF BLOCK P-4, PORTION OF 20' ALLEY AND PORTION OF BLOCK P-3, GARDEN SUBDIVISION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM A-3/SP (APARTMENT/SPECIAL PERMIT) TO S-D (SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT) AND REMOVING A SPECIAL PERMIT PLACED ON THE PROPERTY. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 2914 PAISANO DRIVE. PROPERTY OWNER: INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OF EL PASO, INC. PZRZ11-00042 (DISTRICT 8) [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: 6A.  AIRPORT: An Ordinance amending Title 14 (Aircraft and Airports), Chapters 14.04 (General Provisions and Definitions) and 14.20 (Airport Vehicular Traffic Regulations), to amend sections thereunder to clarify the penalties under the title and provide that parking violations are civil violations; and to delete Section 14.20.250 (Meters)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 1ST MOTION - TO REMOVE PROVISION FOR PARKING EXPIRATION FOR HANDICAPPED TAGS.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 14 (AIRCRAFT AND AIRPORTS), CHAPTERS 14.04 (GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS) AND 14.20 (AIRPORT VEHICULAR TRAFFIC REGULATIONS), TO AMEND SECTIONS THEREUNDER TO CLARIFY THE PENALTIES UNDER THE TITLE AND PROVIDE THAT PARKING VIOLATIONS ARE CIVIL VIOLATIONS; AND TO DELETE SECTION 14.20.250 (METERS); THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 14.04.040, SECTIONS 1.08.010 - 1.08.030, AND CHAPTER 12.85 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, 915-780-4724]

   
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 NO
8 Rep. Niland NO
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 6A.  AIRPORT: An Ordinance amending Title 14 (Aircraft and Airports), Chapters 14.04 (General Provisions and Definitions) and 14.20 (Airport Vehicular Traffic Regulations), to amend sections thereunder to clarify the penalties under the title and provide that parking violations are civil violations; and to delete Section 14.20.250 (Meters)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 2ND AND FINAL MOTION - ADOPTED AS AMENDED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 14 (AIRCRAFT AND AIRPORTS), CHAPTERS 14.04 (GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS) AND 14.20 (AIRPORT VEHICULAR TRAFFIC REGULATIONS), TO AMEND SECTIONS THEREUNDER TO CLARIFY THE PENALTIES UNDER THE TITLE AND PROVIDE THAT PARKING VIOLATIONS ARE CIVIL VIOLATIONS; AND TO DELETE SECTION 14.20.250 (METERS); THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 14.04.040, SECTIONS 1.08.010 - 1.08.030, AND CHAPTER 12.85 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, 915-780-4724]

   
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: 6B.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic) to amend various sections thereunder: to revise the provisions relating to granting parking enforcement authority under the Title"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 1ST MOTION - TO REMOVE PROVISION FOR PARKING EXPIRATION FOR HANDICAPPED TAGS.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC) TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS THEREUNDER: TO REVISE THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO GRANTING PARKING ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY UNDER THE TITLE; TO PROPERLY REFERENCE STATE STATUTORY AND CITY CODE PROVISIONS AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF FEES; TO UPDATE THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO PARKING IN SPECIAL SITUATIONS; TO LIMIT THE FEE EXEMPTION FOR DISABLED PARKING WHEN THE TIME LIMIT FOR PARKING IS EXCEEDED; TO CLARIFY THE PENALTIES FOR PARKING, STANDING AND STOPPING VIOLATIONS IN THE CITY CODE AND CLARIFY WHICH PROVISIONS WITHIN TITLE 12 ARE PENAL VIOLATIONS; AND TO CLARIFY THE DATES AND TIMES AT WHICH A PARKING TICKET HEARING CAN BE REQUESTED; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 AND CHAPTER 12.85 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DARYL W. COLE, (915) 621-6750]

   
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 NO
8 Rep. Niland NO
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 6B.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic) to amend various sections thereunder: to revise the provisions relating to granting parking enforcement authority under the Title"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ACTION TAKEN: 2ND AND FINAL MOTION - ADOPTED AS AMENDED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC) TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS THEREUNDER: TO REVISE THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO GRANTING PARKING ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY UNDER THE TITLE; TO PROPERLY REFERENCE STATE STATUTORY AND CITY CODE PROVISIONS AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF FEES; TO UPDATE THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO PARKING IN SPECIAL SITUATIONS; TO LIMIT THE FEE EXEMPTION FOR DISABLED PARKING WHEN THE TIME LIMIT FOR PARKING IS EXCEEDED; TO CLARIFY THE PENALTIES FOR PARKING, STANDING AND STOPPING VIOLATIONS IN THE CITY CODE AND CLARIFY WHICH PROVISIONS WITHIN TITLE 12 ARE PENAL VIOLATIONS; AND TO CLARIFY THE DATES AND TIMES AT WHICH A PARKING TICKET HEARING CAN BE REQUESTED; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 AND CHAPTER 12.85 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DARYL W. COLE, (915) 621-6750]

   
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: 6C.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 5 (Business taxes, Licenses and Regulations) of the El Paso City Code, by repealing Title 5 in its entirety and adopting a new Title 5 in its place"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 5 (BUSINESS TAXES, LICENSES AND REGULATIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, BY REPEALING TITLE 5 IN ITS ENTIRETY AND ADOPTING A NEW TITLE 5 IN ITS PLACE, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 1.08 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (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 NO
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 6D.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action to amend Schedule C attached to the FY 2012 Budget Resolution"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO AMEND SCHEDULE C ATTACHED TO THE FY 2012 BUDGET RESOLUTION, TO AMEND ALL OF THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO COURT FINES AND FEES FOR PARKING VIOLATIONS THAT RELATE TO AND ARE NECESSARY IN CONJUNCTION WITH AMENDMENTS TO THE PARKING PROVISIONS IN TITLES 12 AND 14 EFFECTIVE JANUARY 23, 2011; TO CORRECT THE DESCRIPTION OF THE DISPOSAL FEES FOR WASTE TIRES EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 12, 2011; AND TO ESTABLISH THE AMOUNTS OF THE FEES THAT RELATE TO AND ARE NECESSARY IN CONJUNCTION WITH AMENDMENTS TO PROVISIONS IN TITLE 5 (BUSINESS LICENSE AND PERMIT REGULATIONS) EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 29, 2012. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE, LYNLY LEEPER, (915) 541-4777]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: Discussion and action that City Council adopt the Final Report and Approve Pro Forma for ''Loading Zone, Parking & Special Issues''. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 1ST MOTION - TO ACCEPT REPORT WITHOUT CONSULATE PARKING AND ADD THAT OTHER PARKING METERS FOR THE HIGH DEMAND SPACES TO INTO PHASE II.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT CITY COUNCIL ADOPT THE FINAL REPORT AND APPROVE PRO FORMA FOR ''LOADING ZONE, PARKING & SPECIAL ISSUES''. THIS REPORT INCLUDES STAFF'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING PARKING AND LOADING ZONES FOR THE DOWNTOWN, OREGON STREET/HOSPITAL, AND UTEP/CINCINNATI AREAS. (DISTRICTS 1 AND 8) [DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DARYL W. COLE, (915) 621-6480]

   
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.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: Discussion and action that City Council adopt the Final Report and Approve Pro Forma for ''Loading Zone, Parking & Special Issues''. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 2ND AND FINAL MOTION - TO APPROVE PRO FORMA AS PRESENTED BY STAFF.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT CITY COUNCIL ADOPT THE FINAL REPORT AND APPROVE PRO FORMA FOR ''LOADING ZONE, PARKING & SPECIAL ISSUES''. THIS REPORT INCLUDES STAFF'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING PARKING AND LOADING ZONES FOR THE DOWNTOWN, OREGON STREET/HOSPITAL, AND UTEP/CINCINNATI AREAS. (DISTRICTS 1 AND 8) [DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DARYL W. COLE, (915) 621-6480]

   
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: 8.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a report on the progress of the Redevelopment of the Northgate Transit Oriented Development."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A REPORT ON THE PROGRESS OF THE REDEVELOPMENT OF THE NORTHGATE TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, SHAMORI WHITT (915) 541-4477]

   
Votes:

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OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX1.  Petition of El Paso Electric Company for Review of City of El Paso's Rate Resolutions and Request for Expedited Relief before the Public Utility Commission of Texas, Docket Nos. 39868 and 39924. (551.071)"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PETITION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR REVIEW OF CITY OF EL PASO'S RATE RESOLUTIONS AND REQUEST FOR EXPEDITED RELIEF BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS, DOCKET NOS. 39868 AND 39924. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, BERTHA ONTIVEROS, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

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VOTE


   
Item: EX2.  H. Warren Hoyt and Jesus Chapel vs. The City of El Paso, et. al.; Cause No. 3:11-CV-00485 KC (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LILLY, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA AND CARRIED, THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO HIRE OUTSIDE COUNSEL TO REPRESENT JOHN F. COOK IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED H. WARREN HOYT AND JESUS CHAPEL VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO, ET AL; CAUSE NO. 3:11-CV-00485 KC.

H. WARREN HOYT AND JESUS CHAPEL VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. 3:11-CV-00485 KC (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KENNETH A. KROHN (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: ADD01.  BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: Ray Adauto to the Capital Improvements Advisory Committee"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

RAY ADAUTO TO THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE, BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4182]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: ADD02A.  BOARD APPOINTMENT: Edward Hernandez to the Civil Service Commission"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

EDWARD HERNANDEZ TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION, BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4182]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: ADD02B.  BOARD APPOINTMENT: Rene Leon to the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

RENE LEON TO THE ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE, BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4182]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: ADD02C.  BOARD APPOINTMENT: Angie Garcia to RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) Advisory Council"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ANGIE GARCIA TO RSVP (RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM) ADVISORY COUNCIL, BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4182]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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