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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 2/7/2012
 
   
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 JANUARY 31, 2012 AND THE MINUTES FOR THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF DECEMBER 19, 2011.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED THE MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 31, 2012 AND POSTPONED ONE WEEK THE APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF DECEMBER 19, 2011.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 31, 2012 AND THE MINUTES FOR THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF DECEMBER 19, 2011. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

MAYOR JOHN F. COOK

"3A. SPECIAL APPOINTMENT: DANIEL ORTIZ AS AN ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 13, 2012.

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED BY THE MAYOR WITH A MAJORITY VOTE OF THE ENTIRE COUNCIL AS AN ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 13, 2012 AT A SALARY OF $70,099.70 PER ANNUM, PLUS BENEFITS.

DANIEL ORTIZ AS AN ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 13, 2012. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (915) 541-4550]

"3B. SPECIAL APPOINTMENT: NATHAN L. BROWN AS AN ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 24, 2012.

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED BY THE MAYOR WITH A MAJORITY VOTE OF THE ENTIRE COUNCIL AS AN ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 24, 2012 AT A SALARY OF $75,000 PER ANNUM, PLUS BENEFITS.

NATHAN L. BROWN AS AN ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 24, 2012. (ALL DISTRICTS) [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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 4A.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on an Ordinance annexing the following real property described as a portion of Lot 1, Gateway Estates, El Paso County, Texas, as filed and recorded in Volume 41, page 13b, Plat records of El Paso County, Texas and a portion of the rights-of-way of Windermere Avenue, Brandywine Road and Joe Battle Boulevard. AN08-004 (SUB08-00092) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF LOT 1, GATEWAY ESTATES, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AS FILED AND RECORDED IN VOLUME 41, PAGE 13B, PLAT RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS AND A PORTION OF THE RIGHTS-OF-WAY OF WINDERMERE AVENUE, BRANDYWINE ROAD AND JOE BATTLE BOULEVARD. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF JOE BATTLE BOULEVARD AND SOUTH OF WINDERMERE AVENUE, PROPERTY OWNER: RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD. AN08-004 (SUB08-00092) (EAST ETJ) (ADJACENT TO DISTRICT 6)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, GEENA MASKEY, (915) 541-4192]

   
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: 4B.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on an Ordinance annexing the following real property described as a portion of Tract 1, Section 35, Block 79, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railroad Surveys, El Paso County, Texas, and a portion of the rights-of-way of Montana Avenue, (U.S. Hwy 62-180), and Zaragosa Road. AN08-006 (SUB08-00094) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF TRACT 1, SECTION 35, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND A PORTION OF THE RIGHTS-OF-WAY OF MONTANA AVENUE, (U.S. HWY 62-180), AND ZARAGOSA ROAD. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF ZARAGOZA ROAD AND SOUTH OF MONTANA AVENUE, PROPERTY OWNER: RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD. AN08-006 (SUB08-00094) (EAST ETJ) (ADJACENT TO DISTRICT 5)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, GEENA MASKEY, (915) 541-4192]

   
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: 4C.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on an Ordinance annexing the following real property described as all of Tract 1, Section 38, Block 79, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railroad Surveys, El Paso County, Texas, and a portion of the rights-of-way of Edgemere Boulevard and Zaragosa Road (F.M. 659). AN08-008 (SUB08-00096) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS ALL OF TRACT 1, SECTION 38, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND A PORTION OF THE RIGHTS-OF-WAY OF EDGEMERE BOULEVARD AND ZARAGOSA ROAD (F.M. 659). SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTHWEST OF ZARAGOZA ROAD AND SOUTH OF EDGEMERE BOULEVARD, PROPERTY OWNER: RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD. AN08-008 (SUB08-00096) (EAST ETJ) (ADJACENT TO DISTRICT 5)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, GEENA MASKEY, (915) 541-4192]

   
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: 4D.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on an Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Lot 1, Gateway Estates, El Paso County, Texas, as filed and recorded in Volume 41, page 13b, Plat records of El Paso County, Texas and a portion of the rights-of-way of Windermere Avenue, Brandywine Road, and Joe Battle Boulevard from R-F (Ranch and Farm) to C-3 (Commercial), and imposing  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 1, GATEWAY ESTATES, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AS FILED AND RECORDED IN VOLUME 41, PAGE 13B, PLAT RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS AND A PORTION OF THE RIGHTS-OF-WAY OF WINDERMERE AVENUE, BRANDYWINE ROAD, AND JOE BATTLE BOULEVARD FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL), AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF JOE BATTLE BOULEVARD AND SOUTH OF WINDERMERE AVENUE. APPLICANT: RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD. PZRZ11-00034 (ETJ) (ADJACENT TO DISTRICT 6)

[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: 4E.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on an Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 1, Section 35, Block 79, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railroad Surveys, El Paso County, Texas, and a portion of the rights-of-way of Montana Avenue and Zaragoza Road from R-F (Ranch and Farm) to C-4 (Commercial), and imposing conditions. PZRZ11-00045"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 1, SECTION 35, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND A PORTION OF THE RIGHTS-OF-WAY OF MONTANA AVENUE AND ZARAGOZA ROAD 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: NORTH OF ZARAGOZA ROAD AND SOUTH OF MONTANA AVENUE. APPLICANT: RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD. PZRZ11-00045 (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 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: 4F.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on an Ordinance changing the zoning of all of Tract 1, Section 38, Block 79, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railroad Surveys, El Paso County, Texas, and a portion of the right-of-way of Edgemere Boulevard and Zaragoza Road from R-F (Ranch and Farm) to C-3 (Commercial), and imposing a condition. PZRZ11-00041"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF ALL OF TRACT 1, SECTION 38, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND A PORTION OF THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF EDGEMERE BOULEVARD AND ZARAGOZA ROAD FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL), AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF ZARAGOZA ROAD AND SOUTH OF EDGEMERE BOULEVARD. APPLICANT: RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD. PZRZ11-00041 (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 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: 4G.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on an Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Nellie D. Mundy Survey 241, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-3 (Residential) to C-3 (Commercial). 6380 Berringer PZRZ11-00046 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY 241, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 6380 BERRINGER STREET. APPLICANT: TGK ARTCRAFT, LLC. PZRZ11-00046 (DISTRICT 1) [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: 4H.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on an Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 20-C, J.L. Johannsen Survey No. 185, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-3 (Residential) to C-4 (Commercial). 6010 Doniphan Drive PZRZ11-00054"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 20-C, J.L. JOHANNSEN SURVEY NO. 185, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 6010 DONIPHAN DRIVE. APPLICANT: WARREN M. AND THERESA F. PULNER. PZRZ11-00054 (DISTRICT 1) [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: 4I.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on an Ordinance granting Special Permit No. PZST11-00015, to allow for infill development with reduced cumulative setbacks on the property described as Lot 5, Block 3, Emerald Valley Estates Replat A, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, pursuant to Section 20.10.280 Infill Development of the El Paso City Code. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. PZST11-00015, TO ALLOW FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT WITH REDUCED CUMULATIVE SETBACKS ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 5, BLOCK 3, EMERALD VALLEY ESTATES REPLAT A, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.10.280 INFILL DEVELOPMENT OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 5520 MILRAY DRIVE. PROPERTY OWNER: LUIS VILLAREAL. PZST11-00015 (DISTRICT 1) [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: 4J.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on an Ordinance granting Special Permit No. PZST11-00010, to allow for Infill Development and a Parking Reduction on the property described as North 45 ft. of Lots 1 and 2, the North 45 ft. of the West 5 ft. of Lot 3, and the North 40 ft. of the East of Lot 3, Block 32, East El Paso Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, pursuan  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DENIED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. PZST11-00010, TO ALLOW FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT AND A PARKING REDUCTION ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS NORTH 45 FT. OF LOTS 1 AND 2, THE NORTH 45 FT. OF THE WEST 5 FT. OF LOT 3, AND THE NORTH 40 FT. OF THE EAST OF LOT 3, BLOCK 32, EAST EL PASO 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: 2900, 2902 ROSA AVENUE. PROPERTY OWNER: FAMILY CRISIS SHELTER OF EL PASO. PZST11-00010 (DISTRICT 8)

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

POSTPONED FROM 12-20-2011 AND 01-31-12

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd NO
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: 4K.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on an Ordinance amending Title 20 (Zoning), Chapter 20.18 (Sign Regulations) of the El Paso City Code to revise standards for manufacturer identification signs in C-3 and C-4 Zoning Districts. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.18 (SIGN REGULATIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO REVISE STANDARDS FOR MANUFACTURER IDENTIFICATION SIGNS IN C-3 AND C-4 ZONING DISTRICTS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KIMBERLY L. FORSYTH, (915) 541-4668]

POSTPONED FROM 01-31-12

   
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 NO
- Mayor Cook NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 4L.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on an Ordinance granting Special Permit No. PZST11-00012, to allow for infill development with reduced yard setbacks and reduced lot width on the property described as Lot 23 and the East 16.67 feet of Lot 24, Block 62, East El Paso Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, pursuant to Section 20.10.280 Infill Development of the El  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. PZST11-00012, TO ALLOW FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT WITH REDUCED YARD SETBACKS AND REDUCED LOT WIDTH ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 23 AND THE EAST 16.67 FEET OF LOT 24, BLOCK 62, EAST EL PASO ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.10.280 INFILL DEVELOPMENT OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 3118 MISSOURI AVENUE. PROPERTY OWNER: FRANK JR. AND MARIA G. DOMINGUEZ. PZST11-00012 (DISTRICT 8)

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

POSTPONED FROM 01-31-12

   
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: 4M.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on an Ordinance amending a condition placed on property by Ordinance No. 016588 which changed the zoning of a portion of H.G. Foster Survey 262, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, and which imposed a condition. The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code. East of the intersection of Franklin Dove Avenue an  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE AMENDING A CONDITION PLACED ON PROPERTY BY ORDINANCE NO. 016588 WHICH CHANGED THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF H.G. FOSTER SURVEY 262, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND WHICH IMPOSED A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF THE INTERSECTION OF FRANKLIN DOVE AVENUE AND FRANKLIN BLUFF DRIVE. PROPERTY OWNER: HUNT COMMUNITIES, GP, LLC. PZCR11-00004 (DISTRICT 1)

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

POSTPONED FROM 01-31-12

   
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: 4N.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on an Ordinance vacating the vehicular access to a portion of Upson Avenue and Missouri Street, all of Block Q out of Satterthwaite Addition an unrecorded plat, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. SURW11-00008 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE VACATING THE VEHICULAR ACCESS TO A PORTION OF UPSON AVENUE AND MISSOURI STREET, ALL OF BLOCK Q OUT OF SATTERTHWAITE ADDITION AN UNRECORDED PLAT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. SURW11-00008 (DISTRICT 8)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KEVIN SMITH (915) 541-4903]

   
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: 4O.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on an Ordinance providing for a one hundred per cent reduction of certain fees specified in Title 18, Title 19, and Title 20 of the El Paso City Code for a period of ten years for property development located in the Downtown 2015 Plan Area"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR A ONE HUNDRED PER CENT REDUCTION OF CERTAIN FEES SPECIFIED IN TITLE 18, TITLE 19, AND TITLE 20 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE FOR A PERIOD OF TEN YEARS FOR PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT LOCATED IN THE DOWNTOWN 2015 PLAN AREA (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
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: 5.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: Discussion and action on an Ordinance amending Title 18 (Building and Construction), Chapter 18.08 (Building Code), Section 18.08.070 (Fences), of the El Paso City Code, to amend the requirements and standards for electrified fences"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED, AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.08 (BUILDING CODE), SECTION 18.08.070 (FENCES), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS AND STANDARDS FOR ELECTRIFIED FENCES, 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, JULIE BALDWIN-MUNOZ, (915) 541-4987]

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

   
Item: 6.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: Discussion and action on an Ordinance granting a Special Privilege License to Joe Rosales permitting the encroachment of an 8 foot by 11 inch existing staircase within portions of City right-of-way on South Oregon Street adjacent to the property located at 510 South Oregon Street. NESV11-00051 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED "

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSE TO JOE ROSALES PERMITTING THE ENCROACHMENT OF AN 8 FOOT BY 11 INCH EXISTING STAIRCASE WITHIN PORTIONS OF CITY RIGHT-OF-WAY ON SOUTH OREGON STREET ADJACENT TO THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 510 SOUTH OREGON STREET. NESV11-00051 (DISTRICT 8)

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

POSTPONED FROM 1-31-12

   
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.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding the special election for the recall and related matters and services."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE SPECIAL ELECTION FOR THE RECALL AND RELATED MATTERS AND SERVICES. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

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Item: 7B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on legal matters related to U.S. Congressional redistricting plans for the State of Texas and redistricting litigation in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division. "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON LEGAL MATTERS RELATED TO U.S. CONGRESSIONAL REDISTRICTING PLANS FOR THE STATE OF TEXAS AND REDISTRICTING LITIGATION IN THE U.S. DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS, SAN ANTONIO DIVISION. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (915) 541-4550]

   
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Item: 7C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and report on the Economic Development Summit held in San Antonio, Texas "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND REPORT ON THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT HELD IN SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS (ALL DISTRICTS) [REPRESENTATIVE CORTNEY NILAND (915) 541-4123]

   
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Item: 7D.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on the adjustment of entrance price to local Parks and Recreation Aquatic Centers for disabled citizens, from the price of $2 to $1 to match that of the Senior Citizen entrance fee. "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE ADJUSTMENT OF ENTRANCE PRICE TO LOCAL PARKS AND RECREATION AQUATIC CENTERS FOR DISABLED CITIZENS, FROM THE PRICE OF $2 TO $1 TO MATCH THAT OF THE SENIOR CITIZEN ENTRANCE FEE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[REPRESENTATIVE CORTNEY NILAND (915) 541-4123]

   
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Item: 8A.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a resolution that the City Manager be authorized to execute a Chapter 380 Economic Development Program Agreement (Impact Fund) between the City of El Paso and the University of Texas at El Paso (the ''Applicant''), in relation to the Applicant's development of technology innovation center, to be called the Regional Cyber and Energy Secu  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED, AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE A CHAPTER 380 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AGREEMENT (IMPACT FUND) BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (THE ''APPLICANT''), IN RELATION TO THE APPLICANT'S DEVELOPMENT OF TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION CENTER, TO BE CALLED THE REGIONAL CYBER AND ENERGY SECURITY (RCES) CENTER, IN EL PASO, TEXAS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4193]

   
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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: 8B.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a resolution that the City Manager be authorized to execute a Chapter 380 Economic Development Program Grant Agreement (Impact Fund) between the City of El Paso and the Medical Center of the America Foundation (the ''Applicant''), in relation to the undertaking of an economic development project consisting of biomedical cluster specific  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED, AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE A CHAPTER 380 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM GRANT AGREEMENT (IMPACT FUND) BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE MEDICAL CENTER OF THE AMERICA FOUNDATION (THE ''APPLICANT''), IN RELATION TO THE UNDERTAKING OF AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECT CONSISTING OF BIOMEDICAL CLUSTER SPECIFIC PROGRAMS AND INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAMS; THAT IN APPROVING THE AGREEMENT, CITY COUNCIL IS WAIVING THE IMPACT FUND POLICY REQUIREMENT, WHICH RESTRICTS THE USE OF FUNDS FOR LAND ACQUISITION IN THE MCA AREA TO THE CITY ONLY, BECAUSE IT IS MORE COST-EFFECTIVE FOR APPLICANT TO ACQUIRE LAND ITSELF. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
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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: 9A.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: Discussion and action on the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) and funding Match Plan."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED THE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (TIP), 2040 METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION PLAN (MTP) , THE TRANSPORTATION PROJECT LIST, AND FUNDING MATCH PLAN.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (TIP), 2040 METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION PLAN (MTP) AND FUNDING MATCH PLAN.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DARYL W. COLE, (915) 621-6480]

   
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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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 9B.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: Discussion and action on an Update on the Sidewalk Gaps on RTS (Rapid Transit System) Corridors. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED THE SIDEWALK GAPS ON RTS (RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEM) CORRIDORS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN UPDATE ON THE SIDEWALK GAPS ON RTS (RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEM) CORRIDORS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DARYL W. COLE, (915) 621-6480]

   
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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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: EX1.  Application of El Paso Electric Company to Change Rates and Reconcile Fuel Costs, Public Utility Commission of Texas Docket 40094."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE HOLGUIN, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE NILAND, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY BE AUTHORIZED TO FILE A MOTION IN INTERVENTION IN THE APPLICATION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR AUTHORITY TO CHANGE RATES AND TO RECONCILE FUEL COSTS, PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS DOCKET NO. 40094.

APPLICATION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY TO CHANGE RATES AND RECONCILE FUEL COSTS, PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS DOCKET 40094. (551.071)

[SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, CITY ATTORNEY (915) 541-4550]

   
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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: EX2.  Claim of State Farm/Carlos Lozano; Our File No. 11-1036-091 (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE HOLGUIN, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO DENY CLAIMANT’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE CLAIM OF STATE FARM/CARLOS LOZANO; OUR FILE NO. 11-1036-091.

CLAIM OF STATE FARM/CARLOS LOZANO; OUR FILE NO. 11-1036-091 (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KARLA M. NIEMAN (915) 541-4550]

   
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1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta DID NOT VOTE
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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: EX3.  Lorenzo Juarez vs. City of El Paso; Cause No. 2008-3827 (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE HOLGUIN, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT OUTSIDE COUNSEL FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY TO DENY PLAINTIFF’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED LORENZO JUAREZ VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2008-3827.

LORENZO JUAREZ VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2008-3827 (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KARLA M. NIEMAN (915) 541-4550]

   
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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: EX4.  Claim of Andrea Mendoza Villa; Our File No. 12-1026-1063 (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE HOLGUIN, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LILLY, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO DENY CLAIMANT’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE CLAIM OF ANDREA MENDOZA VILLA; OUR FILE NO. 12-1026-1063.

CLAIM OF ANDREA MENDOZA VILLA; OUR FILE NO. 12-1026-1063 (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KARLA M. NIEMAN (915) 541-4550]

   
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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


 
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