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Agenda: City Council Meeting for the web.vte
Date: 11/29/2005
 
   
Item: NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED, AS REVISED

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.

1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 22, 2005 AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 21, 2005.

3A. RESOLUTION: GROUND LESSOR ESTOPPEL CERTIFYING SIX (6) GROUND LEASES - SEALY SW PROPERTY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A GROUND LESSOR ESTOPPEL CERTIFYING THE STATUS OF THE SIX (6) GROUND LEASES DESCRIBED ON EXHIBIT ''A'' ATTACHED HERETO AND INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE TO SEALY SW PROPERTY, L.P. (''GROUND LESSEE'') AND GREENWICH CAPITAL FINANCIAL PRODUCTS, INC. (''LENDER''). (DISTRICT 2)

[AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

3B. RESOLUTION: LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY AND SEALY BUTTERFIELD, L.P. AND SEALY SW PROPERTY, L.P. FOR 21-23 LEIGH FISHER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), SEALY BUTTERFIELD, L.P. (''ASSIGNOR'') AND SEALY SW PROPERTY, L.P. (''ASSIGNEE'') FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: LOT 8 AND A PORTION OF LOT 9, BLOCK 7, BUTTERFIELD TRAIL INDUSTRIAL PARK UNIT TWO, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 21-23 LEIGH FISHER, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 2)

[AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

3C. RESOLUTION: LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY AND SEALY BUTTERFIELD, L.P. AND SEALY SW PROPERTY, L.P. FOR 19 BUTTERFIELD TRAIL

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), SEALY BUTTERFIELD, L.P. (''ASSIGNOR'') AND SEALY SW PROPERTY, L.P. (''ASSIGNEE'') FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: ALL OF LOT 7, BLOCK 7, BUTTERFIELD TRAIL INDUSTRIAL PARK UNIT TWO, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 19 BUTTERFIELD TRAIL, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 2) [AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

3D. RESOLUTION: LESSOR'S APPROVAL FOR ASSIGNMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY, SEALY BUTTERFIELD, L.P. AND SEALY SW PROPERTY L.P. FOR 27 LEIGH FISHER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), SEALY BUTTERFIELD, L.P. (''ASSIGNOR'') AND SEALY SW PROPERTY, L.P. (''ASSIGNEE'') FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: ALL OF LOT 10 AND A PORTION OF LOT 9, BLOCK 7, BUTTERFIELD TRAIL INDUSTRIAL PARK UNIT TWO, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 27 LEIGH FISHER, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 2)

[AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

3E. RESOLUTION: LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY, SEALY BUTTERFIELD, L.P. AND SEALY SW PROPERTY, L.P. FOR PROPERTY KNOWN AS 20 FOUNDERS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), SEALY BUTTERFIELD, L.P. (''ASSIGNOR'') AND SEALY SW PROPERTY, L.P. (''ASSIGNEE'') FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: ALL OF LOT 11, BLOCK 7, BUTTERFIELD TRAIL INDUSTRIAL PARK UNIT ONE, REPLAT ''A'', CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 20 FOUNDERS,

EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 2)

[AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724

3F. RESOLUTION: LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY, SEALY BUTTERFIELD, L.P. AND SEALY SW PROPERTY, L.P. FOR 40 WALTER JONES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), SEALY BUTTERFIELD, L.P. (''ASSIGNOR'') AND SEALY SW PROPERTY, L.P. (''ASSIGNEE'') FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: A PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 14, BUTTERFIELD TRAIL INDUSTRIAL PARK UNIT THREE, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 40 WALTER JONES,

EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 2)

[AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

3G. RESOLUTION: LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY, SEALY BUTTERFIELD, L.P. AND SEALY SW PROPERTY FOR 27 CONCORD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), SEALY BUTTERFIELD, L.P. (''ASSIGNOR'') AND SEALY SW PROPERTY, L.P. (''ASSIGNEE'') FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: PORTIONS OF LOTS 1 AND 2, BLOCK 6, BUTTERFIELD TRAIL INDUSTRIAL PARK UNIT ONE, REPLAT ''A'', CITY OF EL PASO,

EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 27 CONCORD, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 2)

[AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

3H. RESOLUTION: TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY AND RICHARD W. BLACK AS A NETWORK SYSTEMS MANAGER AT THE EL PASO INT'L AIRPORT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RICHARD W. BLACK, TO ASSIST THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AS A NETWORK SYSTEMS MANAGER, AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $2,934.31, FOR 40 HOURS PER WEEK.

FUND SOURCE: 62620002-62000-40101

[AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724

4A. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS - RAUL AND BETTY FIGUEROA FOR A RELIGIOUS CEREMONY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PERMISSION TO USE PUBLIC STREETS, SIDEWALKS OR PARKS FOR SPECIAL EVENTS DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ENDORSEMENT BY THE CITY OF EL PASO OF THE CONTENTS OF ANY EXPRESSION THAT TAKES PLACE DURING THESE EVENTS. [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4560]



RAUL & BETTY FIGUEROA TO BLOCK OFF TOM WEISKOPF BETWEEN 11057 AND 11065 ON DECEMBER 3, 2005 FROM 1:00 P.M. TO 6:00 P.M. FOR A RELIGIOUS CEREMONY. APPROXIMATELY 50 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 70 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. BARRICADES MUST BE MANNED ACCORDING TO THE STATE'S ''MANUAL OF UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES''. PERMIT # 05-183

[BETTY FIGUEROA] (DISTRICT 5)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTION WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL MONITOR THE EVENT AS NECESSARY WITH THE DISTRICT CAR. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO CITY OR APPLICANT. THE OFFICE OF DEVELOPMENT SERVICES RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

4B. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREET & SIDEWALKS - NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN ON DECEMBER 3, 2005

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PERMISSION TO USE PUBLIC STREETS, SIDEWALKS OR PARKS FOR SPECIAL EVENTS DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ENDORSEMENT BY THE CITY OF EL PASO OF THE CONTENTS OF ANY EXPRESSION THAT TAKES PLACE DURING THESE EVENTS. [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4560]

NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN TO HOLD A PARADE/DEMONSTRATION ON DECEMBER 3, 2005 FROM 12:00 P.M. TO 2:00 P.M. ROUTE: START AT ARMIJO PARK ON E. SIXTH TO S. FLORENCE, TURN LEFT ON S. FLORENCE TO W. FATHER RAHM, TURN LEFT ON W. FATHER RAHM TO S. EL PASO, TURN LEFT ON S. EL PASO TO THE PASO DEL NORTE BRIDGE, PROCEED UP THE BRIDGE HALF WAY, AND TURN AROUND TO S. EL PASO, PROCEED ON S. EL PASO TO E. SIXTH, TURN RIGHT ON E. SIXTH AND FINISH AT ARMIJO PARK. APPROXIMATELY 300 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART. THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (1-3 MICROPHONES AND 1-3 AMPLIFIERS JUST IN ARMIJO PARK).

PERMIT # 05-185 [AMBER CLARK] (DISTRICT 8)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO, PARKS AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTIONS WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL POLICE THE EVENT WITH 11 OFFICERS AND 11 VEHICLES. ESTIMATED COST TO CITY: $532.50 ESTIMATED COST TO APPLICANT: $842.50. APPLICANT WAS ADVISED THAT SHE NEEDS PERMISSION FROM FEDERAL AUTHORITIES TO GO ONTO THE PDN BRIDGE. APPLICANT ADVISES THAT SHE IS WORKING ON THIS PERMISSION. IF PERMISSION IS NOT OBTAINED, THE PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ESCORTED ONLY TO EL PASO AND SIXTH. THE APPLICANT HAS AGREED. THE OFFICE OF DEVELOPMENT SERVICES RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

4C. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREET & SIDEWALKS - ST. PIUS X CHURCH PROCESSION ON DECEMBER 2, 2005

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PERMISSION TO USE PUBLIC STREETS, SIDEWALKS OR PARKS FOR SPECIAL EVENTS DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ENDORSEMENT BY THE CITY OF EL PASO OF THE CONTENTS OF ANY EXPRESSION THAT TAKES PLACE DURING THESE EVENTS. [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4560]

ST PIUS X CHURCH TO HOLD A PROCESSION ON DECEMBER 2, 2005 FROM 6:01 P.M. TO 7:00 P.M. ROUTE: START AT THE CHURCH PARKING LOT ON CLARK TO GERONIMO, TURN RIGHT ON GERONIMO TO GILA, TURN RIGHT ON GILA TO CLARK, TURN RIGHT ON CLARK AND FINISH AT THE PARKING LOT. APPROXIMATELY 60 PERSONS, 3 VEHICLES WILL TAKE PART AND 60 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. PERMIT # 05-186 [NORMA A. LUJAN] (DISTRICT 3)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTIONS WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL POLICE THE EVENT WITH 3 OFFICERS AND 3 VEHICLES. ESTIMATED COST TO CITY: $125.00 ESTIMATED COST TO APPLICA

6. MAYOR AND COUNCIL:

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO CREATE A 4 MEMBER AD HOC COMMITTEE COMPRISED OF EL PASO CITY REPRESENTATIVES FOR BORDER RELATIONS WITH MEXICO.

[REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

POSTPONED FROM 11/15/05

9A. PUBLIC HEARING: PLANNING - DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON ZON05-00114 1800 BLOCK OF JOE BATTLE

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION APPROVING A DETAILED SITE DEVELOPMENT PLAN, FOR A PORTION OF TRACT 3, SECTION 4, BLOCK 79, TSP 3, T&P RAILWAY CO. SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO A CONDITION IMPOSED BY ORDINANCE NO. 011446. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1800 BLOCK OF JOE BATTLE BLVD. APPLICANT: RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD. ZON05-00114 (DISTRICT 6)

[PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

9D. PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING: ZONE CHANGING ZON05-00080

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PARCEL A: A PORTION OF TRACT 10A, 10E, 12 AND 13, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 239, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO R-3A (RESIDENTIAL); PARCEL B: A PORTION OF TRACTS 10A AND 10E, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 239, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO A-O (APARTMENT-OFFICE); AND PARCEL C: A PORTION OF TRACTS 10A AND 10E, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 239, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) AND PMD (PLANNED MOUNTAIN DEVELOPMENT) TO C-3/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITION). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 7800 BLOCK OF TRANSMOUNTAIN ROAD. APPLICANT: RVE UNIT 18 LTD. ZON05-00080 (DISTRICT 1)

[PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930] POSTPONED FROM 11/15/05

9E. PUBLIC HEARING: PLANNING - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING) - SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE, BY AMENDING SECTION 20.08.090.B (SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, RESTRICTIONS) IN ORDER TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES WITHIN THREE HUNDRED FEET OF A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SCHOOL, DAY-CARE CENTER OR CHILD-CARE FACILITY. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE CITY OF EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PLANNING, KIMBERLY FORSYTH, (915) 541-4631]

9F. PUBLIC HEARING: PLANNING - AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 011446 CHANGING ZONING ZON05-00113

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 011446 WHICH CHANGED THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 3, SECTION 4, BLOCK 79, TSP 3, T&P RAILWAY CO. SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND WHICH IMPOSED CERTAIN CONDITIONS, BY DELETING CONDITION NUMBER 2, APPLICABLE TO PARCELS 1&2, THEREOF. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1800 BLOCK OF JOE BATTLE BLVD. APPLICANT: RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD. ZON05-00113 (DISTRICT 6) [PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

ADDN NO. 1 - EXECUTIVE SESSION: DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING CLAIMS RELATED TO RITA RODRIGUEZ LITIGATION

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING CLAIMS RELATED TO RITA RODRIGUEZ LITIGATION (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, LAURA GORDON, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 3I.  RESOLUTION: to Sign a certain Contract for Collection of Delinquent Taxes
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO (THE ''CITY'') BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THAT CERTAIN CONTRACT FOR COLLECTION OF DELINQUENT TAXES ENTERED INTO BY THE CITY AND DELGADO, ACOSTA, SPENCER, LINEBARGER & PEREZ, LLP A TEXAS LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP OF ATTORNEYS, EFFECTIVE FOR ALL PURPOSES AS OF THE 1ST DAY OF JANUARY, 2006.

[TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd NO
3 Rep. Lozano NO
4 Rep. Castro NO
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: 3J.  RESOLUTION: That pursuant to Sections 33.07, 33.08 and 33.11 of the Texas Tax Code, the City imposes an additional penalty on delinquent taxes
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 33.07, 33.08 AND 33.11 OF THE TEXAS TAX CODE, THE CITY HEREBY AUTHORIZES AND IMPOSES AN ADDITIONAL PENALTY ON DELINQUENT TAXES TO DEFRAY ATTORNEYS FEES AND EXPENSES RELATED TO COLLECTION OF SAID TAXES FOR TAX YEARS 2005 AND SUBSEQUENT YEARS THEREAFTER, IN THE AMOUNT OF TWENTY PERCENT (20%) OF THE DELINQUENT TAX, PENALTY AND INTEREST.

[TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd NO
3 Rep. Lozano NO
4 Rep. Castro NO
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: 3K.  RESOLUTION: To sign that certain Computer System License and Maintenance Agreement - ACT's tax collection system
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO (THE ''CITY'') BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THAT CERTAIN COMPUTER SYSTEM LICENSE AND MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY AND APPRAISAL AND COLLECTION TECHNOLOGIES (''ACT'') FOR THE UPGRADE AND MAINTENANCE OF ACT'S TAX COLLECTION SYSTEM, EFFECTIVE FOR ALL PURPOSES AS OF THE 1ST DAY OF JANUARY, 2006.

[TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd NO
3 Rep. Lozano NO
4 Rep. Castro NO
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: 5.  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 AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE, BY AMENDING SECTION 20.02.408 (KENNEL) TO REVISE THE DEFINITION BY DELETING REFERENCE TO THE NUMBER OF ANIMALS ON THE PREMISES. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE CITY OF EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PLANNING, KIMBERLY FORSYTH, (915) 541-4631]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON DECEMBER 20, 2005.

PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD AS PART OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING WHICH BEGINS AT APPROXIMATELY 9AM. 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 FRIDAY, 8AM TO 5PM

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 7A.  DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES: Discussion and Action on recommendations of the Planning & Development Services Legislative Review Committee
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT SERVICES LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE REGARDING THE SELECTION PROCEDURES FOR ARCHITECTS, ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS AS FOLLOWS:

· ESTABLISHING AN ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESS UNDER THE OFFICE OF THE CITY MANAGER TO OVERSEE THE PROCESS OF SELECTION OF FIRMS, AND FORMALLY RESCINDING CHAPTER 2.88 (SELECTION PROCEDURES FOR ARCHITECTS, ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE.

· ADOPTING OFFICIAL PUBLIC POLICY STATEMENTS THAT WILL SERVE TO DEFINE AND GUIDE THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESS FOR SELECTION OF FIRMS.

· CREATING THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESS FOR SELECTION OF FIRMS UNDER A FORMAL ADMINISTRATIVE POLICIES & PROCEDURES DIRECTIVE OF THE CITY, TO TAKE EFFECT ON DECEMBER 13, 2005.

[PATRICIA

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro NO
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 7B.  INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

AN ORDINANCE DELETING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL), CHAPTER 2.88 (SELECTION PROCEDURES FOR ARCHITECTS, ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS), OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE IN ITS ENTIRETY. [PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, DEPUTY CITY MANAGER, DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, (915) 541-4853]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON DECEMBER 13, 2005

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro NO
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 7C.  DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES - Discussion and action on a resolution procedures for architects, engineers and land surveyors
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING OFFICIAL PUBLIC POLICY STATEMENTS THAT SERVE TO DEFINE AND GUIDE THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESS FOR SELECTION PROCEDURES FOR ARCHITECTS, ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS IN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS. [PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, DEPUTY CITY MANAGER, DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, (915) 541-4853]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro NO
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8A.  PUBLIC HEARING - EL PASO WATER UTILITIES
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED CONVEYING TO EL PASO JAMAS, LTD., LAND TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 33.045 ACRES CONSISTING OF TRACT 9C, BLOCK 13, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, IN FAR WEST EL PASO LOCATED NORTH OF BORDERLAND ROAD BETWEEN WESTSIDE ROAD AND MORRELL ROAD JUST OUTSIDE THE CITY LIMITS OF EL PASO. (DISTRICT 1)

[EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, ROBERT D. ANDRON, (915) 594-5506]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8B.  PUBLIC HEARING: El Paso Water Utilities - Special Warranty Deed conveying to HCB Land L.P.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED CONVEYING TO HBC LAND L.P., LAND TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 32.162 ACRES CONSISTING OF A PORTION OF SECTION 30, BLOCK 80, TSP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, IN NORTHEAST EL PASO LOCATED SOUTH OF PATRIOT FREEWAY (U.S. HWY. 54) ADJACENT TO MCCOMBS STREET IN THE EL PASO CITY LIMITS. (DISTRICT 4)

[EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, ROBERT D. ANDRON, (915) 594-5506]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9B.  PUBLIC HEARING: Planning - Discussion and action on a resolution on Viramontes Municipal Utility District
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO DOES NOT CONSENT TO CREATION OF THE VIRAMONTES MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT AS REQUESTED BY J. C. VIRAMONTES AND SUBSEQUENTLY EAST MONTANA JOINT VENTURE FOR CERTAIN LANDS LOCATED WITHIN THE EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS AND CONTAINING 577.70 ACRES.

[PLANNING, RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT, RUDY VALDEZ, 541-4635]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano NO
4 Rep. Castro NO
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9C.  PUBLIC HEARING: Planning - Discussion and action on a resolution on a dedication deed to the City from Ranchos Real Developers VI, Ltd.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND ACCEPT A DEDICATION DEED TO THE CITY OF EL PASO FROM RANCHOS REAL DEVELOPERS VI, LTD., FOR A 4.938 ACRE PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED AS LOT 1, BLOCK 103, TIERRA DEL ESTE UNIT 22, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FOR THE PURPOSE OF AN EMERGENCY SERVICE FACILITY, IN SATISFACTION OF RANCHOS REAL DEVELOPERS VI, LTD.'S OBLIGATION FOR DEDICATION PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH EIGHT OF THE ANNEXATION AGREEMENT DATED NOVEMBER 9, 1999. FURTHER THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN IRREVOCABLE APPROVAL BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND DOUGLAS SCHWARTZ, TIMOTHY FOSTER AND ROBERT FOSTER, WHICH MODIFIES AND RELEASES THE CITY FROM CERTAIN OBLIGATIONS UNDER THE PROTECTIVE COVENANTS ON THE PROPERTY. (DISTRICT 5)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT, RUDY VALDEZ, 541-4635]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9G.  PUBLIC HEARING - Planning: An Ordinance vacating a portion of Findley Street
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE VACATING A PORTION OF FINDLEY STREET BETWEEN BLOCKS 21 AND 26, WOODLAWN ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. SV05004 (DISTRICT 3)

[PLANNING, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4925]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9H.  PUBLIC HEARING: Planning - An Ordinance vacating a portion of Cypress Street
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE VACATING A PORTION OF CYPRESS STREET BETWEEN BLOCKS 26 AND 29, WOODLAWN ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. SV05005 (DISTRICT 3)

[PLANNING, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4925]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9I.  PUBLIC HEARING: Planning - An Ordinance vacating all of the 20-foot wide alley within Block 26, Woodlawn Addition
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE VACATING ALL OF THE 20-FOOT WIDE ALLEY WITHIN BLOCK 26, WOODLAWN ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. AV05001 (DISTRICT 3)

[PLANNING, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4925]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10A.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: Cause No. 2005-2463
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE LAWSUIT STYLED PATRICIA NEGRETE, ET AL VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2005-2463 IN THE 120TH DISTRICT COURT

PATRICIA NEGRETE, ET AL VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2005-2463 IN THE 120TH DISTRICT COURT (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10B.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: Discussion and Action on the claim of Willie Morales
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT CLAIMANT'S SETTLEMENT DEMAND, BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY AND TO SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS IN THE CLAIM ENTITLED WILLIE MORALES/IT/L0019

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE CLAIM OF WILLIE MORALES/IT/L0019 (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10C.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: Discussion and action oN the claim of Samuel A. Gurrola
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CLAIM DENIED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE CLAIM OF SAMUEL A. GURROLA/POLICE/L0142 (551.07)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10D.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: Discussion and Action on the claim of Salvador Rodriguez
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CLAIM DENIED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE CLAIM OF SALVADOR RODRIGUEZ/SWM/L0053 (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10E.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: Discussion and action on the claim of Sandra Fernandez
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT CLAIMANT'S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE CLAIM OF SANDRA FERNANDEZ, OUR FILE 03-C-261

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE CLAIM OF SANDRA FERNANDEZ, OUR FILE NO. 03-C-261 (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE


 
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