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Agenda: City Council Meeting for the web.vte
Date: 12/28/2005
 
   
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 DECEMBER 20, 2005 AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF DECEMBER 19, 2005



2.REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

EXCUSE MAYOR JOHN F COOK FROM THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING OF DECEMBER 28, 2005

3B.RESOLUTION: MAYOR TO AUTHORIZED TO SIGN, ACTING AS MPO, A FIRST AMENDMENT AND EXTENSION TO THE LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN MPH AND ELP GATEWAY CENTER, LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SIGN, ACTING AS THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION, A FIRST AMENDMENT AND EXTENSION TO THE LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION AND ELP GATEWAY CENTER, LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, FOR THE LEASE OF GENERAL OFFICE SPACE FOR THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION AT 10767 GATEWAY WEST BLVD., SUITE 605, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO REQUIRE THE LANDLORD TO CONSTRUCT CERTAIN IMPROVEMENTS AND EXTEND THE TERM OF THE LEASE AN ADDITIONAL THREE YEARS FROM THE EXPIRATION DATE.

[METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION, ROY GILYARD, (915) 591-9735]

3C.RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT, AND ANY SUBSEQUENT AMENDMENTS, BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY , IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE DESIGNATED MPO FOR THE EL PASO URBAN TRANSPORTATION STUDY AREA

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT, AND ANY SUBSEQUENT AMENDMENTS, BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY''), IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE DESIGNATED METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION (''MPO'') FOR THE EL PASO URBAN TRANSPORTATION STUDY AREA, AND THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITIES RESEARCH CENTER, (''ICRC''), WHEREIN ICRC WILL COORDINATE WITH THE MPO TO RESEARCH AND EVALUATE THE TRANSBORDER TRAVEL DEMAND MODEL USING THE BORDER WIZARD SOFTWARE FOR THE EL PASO-JUAREZ BORDER REGION. THE CONTRACT PERIOD IS FROM JANUARY 1, 2006 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2006, AT A TOTAL CONTRACT COST NOT TO EXCEED $18,000.00 TO BE PAID OUT OF THE BORDER WIZARD GRANT AS AWARDED AND APPROVED BY THE FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION AND ADMINISTERED THROUGH THE LOCAL TRANSPORTATION PROJECT ADVANCE FUNDING AGREEMENT (CSJ:0024-06256).

[METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION, ROY GILYARD, (915) 591-9735]

4A.BOARD APPOINTMENT: PHYLLIS CARVES RAWLEY TO THE BROWNFIELDS REDEVELOPMENT BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

APPOINTMENT OF PHYLLIS CAVES RAWLEY TO THE BROWNFIELDS REDEVELOPMENT BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]



5A.APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDWALKS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

GARY SOUZA TO BLOCK OFF TIERRA TIGRE BETWEEN 12613 AND 12657 ON DECEMBER 31, 2005 FROM 5:00 P.M. TO 12:30 A.M. FOR A BLOCK PARTY. APPROXIMATELY 100 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART. BARRICADES MUST BE MANNED ACCORDING TO THE STATE'S ''MANUAL OF UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES''. PERMIT # 05-193 GARY SOUZA (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

7B.PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING: ZONE CHANGE ZON05 -00055

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF 24.566 ACRES OUT OF AND A PART OF TRACT 2A, BLOCK 1, YSLETA GRANT AND TRACT 3B, BLOCK 56, YSLETA GRANT, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-F (RANCH-FARM) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: LOOP 375 AND NORTH LOOP. APPLICANT: BEN L. IVEY LTD. ZON05-00055

(DISTRICT 6) [PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

   
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: 3A.  RESOLUTION: Contract between the City of El Paso and Stephen Wojciechowski
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND STEPHEN WOJCIECHOWSKI, TO EMPLOY STEPHEN WOJCIECHOWSKI AS A SENIOR NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR FOR THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT, AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $1,924.51, FOR 40 HOURS PER WEEK. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF DECEMBER 19, 2005 THROUGH DECEMBER 18, 2006. FUNDING SOURCE: 39010351-39000-01101-501011

[INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, TONY MONTOYA, (915) 541-4288]

   
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: 6A.  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 GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER EL PASO PERMITTING THE CONSTRUCTION, REGULATION, INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF FIBER OPTIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLE WITHIN FOUR (4) ONE AND ONE-QUARTER INCH (1.25'') SUBSURFACE CONDUITS ALONG PORTIONS OF PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY AT RAYNOLDS STREET, CONCEPCION STREET AND ALBERTA AVENUE. (ANNUAL FEE: $1,320.00, SP-05027, DISTRICT 3) [PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720)



PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JANUARY 10, 2006

   
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.  PUBLIC HEARINGS - PLANNING: Zone change - ZON05-00104
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 2, LOMALAND ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-F (RANCH-FARM) TO A-1/C (APARTMENT/CONDITION). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8303 NORTH LOOP. APPLICANT: GUADALUPE YTURALES. ZON05-00104 (DISTRICT 7)

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

   
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: 7C.  PUBLIC HEARINGS - PLANNING: Zone Change ZON05-00067
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF ALL OF LOT 6 & THE WEST 1/2 OF LOT 7, BLOCK 59, EAST EL PASO, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 3411 GATEWAY WEST. APPLICANT: ROMUALDO DELGADILLO. ZON05-00067 (DISTRICT 8) [PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

   
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: 7D.  PUBLIC HEARINGS - PLANNING - Zone Change ZON05-00119
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 3, S.A. & M.G. R.R. CO. SURVEY NO. 268, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO R-4 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 314 THORN AVENUE. APPLICANT: D.H. & MARY VILLARREAL. ZON05-00119 (DISTRICT 1) [PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

   
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: 7E.  PUBLIC HEARINGS - PLANNING: Zone Change - ZON05-00023
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACTS 2B2, 2B4 AND 2B4A, BLOCK 18, YSLETA GRANT, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO A-O (APARTMENT-OFFICE). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 7929 HEID AVE. APPLICANT: RAMON/ROSINA FRESCAS JR. ZON05-00023 (DISTRICT 7)

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

   
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: 8A.  EXECUTIVE SESSION - Economic development related negotiations with a business prospect through REDCO
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RELATED NEGOTIATIONS WITH A BUSINESS PROSPECT RECEIVED THROUGH REDCO AND THE POSSIBLE OFFER OF FINANCIAL OR OTHER INCENTIVES TO THE BUSINESS PROSPECT RECEIVED. (551.087) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, DAVID G. DOBSON, (915) 541-4674]

   
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