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Agenda: City Council Meeting
Date: 1/16/2007
 
   
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 9, 2007, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 8, 2007 (AGENDA REVIEW)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 9, 2007, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 8, 2007 (AGENDA REVIEW). [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS: MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR.

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR.

"3A. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RENEWAL OF THE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND LUCILLE A. PONTICELLI

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RENEWAL OF THE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND LUCILLE A. PONTICELLI TO EMPLOY LUCILLE A. PONTICELLI AS AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MANAGER FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $3,226.65, FOR 40 HOURS PER WEEK. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF FEBRUARY 1, 2007, THROUGH JANUARY 31, 2008. FUND SOURCE: 72010268-01101-72000-501011. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHY DODSON, (915) 541-4672]

"3B. RESOLUTION: CITY ENGINEER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO DESIGNATE EIGHTEEN OFFSET ANGLE PARKING SPACES ON PALM STREET BETWEEN EAST YANDELL DRIVE AND THE ALLEY SOUTH THEREOF

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY ENGINEER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO DESIGNATE EIGHTEEN OFFSET ANGLE PARKING SPACES ON PALM STREET BETWEEN EAST YANDELL DRIVE AND THE ALLEY SOUTH THEREOF. SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY SHALL BE USED FOR PUBLIC PARKING AND CANNOT BE USED TO SATISFY THE OFF-STREET PARKING REQUIRED BY CITY ORDINANCE FOR THE ADJACENT PROPERTY. (DISTRICT 8)

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

"3C. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RENEWAL OF THE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND KEVIN COVINGTON

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RENEWAL OF THE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND KEVIN COVINGTON TO EMPLOY KEVIN COVINGTON AS A PC LAN SPECIALIST III FOR THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $1,980.77. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 22, 2007, THROUGH JANUARY 21, 2008. FUNDING SOURCE: 3901351-501011-01101. (ALL DISTRICTS) [INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, GERALD GORDIER, (915) 541-4288]

"3D. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RENEWAL OF THE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RON GRAHAM

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RENEWAL OF THE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RON GRAHAM TO EMPLOY RON GRAHAM AS A NETWORK SYSTEMS MANAGER FOR THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $2,687.30. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 18, 2007, THROUGH JANUARY 17, 2008. FUNDING SOURCE: 3901351-501011-01101. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, GERALD GORDIER, (915) 541-4288]

"4A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: GEOFFREY WRIGHT TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

GEOFFREY WRIGHT TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4268]

"4B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: RITA E. BACA BENTON TO THE EL PASO MOUNTAIN COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

RITA E. BACA BENTON TO THE EL PASO MOUNTAIN COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4189]

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: RUBEN ESPARZA TO THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

RUBEN ESPARZA TO THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

"5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JOHN P. LANE TO THE CONSTRUCTION BOARD OF APPEALS

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JOHN P. LANE TO THE CONSTRUCTION BOARD OF APPEALS BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

"6. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUND: TAX REFUNDS LISTED BE APPROVED

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE TAX REFUNDS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED.

(SEE ATTACHMENT A) (ALL DISTRICTS) [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

ATTACHMENT A

TAX REFUNDS

A. STEWART TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,721.60 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006

TAXES. (PID #E742-000-0010-0800).

B. RENE AND MONICA OROZCO IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,678.79

OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #P915-999-0010-1200).

C. CHASE HOME FINANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $12,674.78

OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #S332-999-0040-1000).

D. LONE STAR TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,228.94

OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #S812-999-0370-1500).

E. FIRST AMERICAN TITLE INS. CO. IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,354.19

OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #S912-999-001Q-3100).

F. JOSEPH K. AUGUSTIN IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,911.50 OVERPAYMENT

OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #P605-999-0070-1200)

G. GRACIELA PORTUGAL IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,653.29 OVERPAYMENT OF

2006 TAXES. (PID #H788-006-0350-0420)

H. GUS SR. & FLORA SAMBRANO IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,740.98

OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #M056-999-0330-4000)

I. EFREN & CHRISTY FERNANDEZ IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,953.72

OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #E114-999-0010-2200)

"7. FINANCIAL SERVICES: PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT FOR A TWO-YEAR PERIOD FROM MARCH 1, 2007, TO APRIL 30, 2009, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE CONTRACTS RELATING TO SOLICITATION NO. 2005-055-C1 WITH BAZAAR UNIFORMS & MEN'S STORE, EL PASO, TEXAS, AND 2005-055-C2 WITH WORK WEAR SAFETY SHOES, EL PASO, TEXAS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT FOR A TWO-YEAR PERIOD FROM MARCH 1, 2007, TO APRIL 30, 2009, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE CONTRACTS RELATING TO SOLICITATION NO. 2005-055-C1 WITH BAZAAR UNIFORMS & MEN'S STORE, EL PASO, TEXAS, AND 2005-055-C2 WITH WORK WEAR SAFETY SHOES, EL PASO, TEXAS, FOR UNIFORMS FOR THE STREET DEPARTMENT.

BAZAAR UNIFORMS & MEN'S STORE - $91,090.00

WORK WEAR SAFETY SHOES - $8,485.00

DEPARTMENT: STREET DEPARTMENT

OPTION NO.: ONE OF ONE

TOTAL AWARD: $99,575.00 (TOTAL FOR TWO-YEAR EXTENSION)

ACCOUNT NO: 32010159-503123-503120-01101

FUNDING SOURCE: STREET GENERAL OPERATING FUNDS

DISTRICT (S): ALL

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 8A.  - 8B. 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.

8A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.200 (SCHEDULE XVII - RESTRICTIONS ON PARKING IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND ZONE G (NO PARKING ANYTIME ON SIXTH AVENUE BETWEEN OREGON STREET AND MESA STREET, SOUTH SIDE ONLY, AND ON MESA STREET BETWEEN SIXTH AVENUE TO A POINT 150 FEET SOUTH, WEST SIDE ONLY). THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8)

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

8B. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE CHIHUAHUITA NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION FOR MAINTENANCE AND OTHER SERVICES TO SUPPORT THE CHIHUAHUITA SERENITY GARDEN. (DISTRICT 8)

[STREETS, DARYL W. COLE, (915) 621-6750)

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JANUARY 30, 2007, FOR ITEMS 8A - 8B

PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD AS PART OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING WHICH 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 FRIDAY, 8:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 8C.  INTRODUCTION: Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON06-00141 to allow for a parking reduction on the property described as Lots 14 - 20, Block 82, Campbell Addition,"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

8C. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON06-00141 TO ALLOW FOR A PARKING REDUCTION ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 14 - 20, BLOCK 82, CAMPBELL ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.64.175 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 706 SOUTH FLORENCE STREET. APPLICANT: CENTRO DE SALUD FAMILIAR LA FE. ZON06-00141 (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9A.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Lot 1, Block 2, Vista Ridge Unit 1" z
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 2, VISTA RIDGE UNIT 1, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-2 (COMMERCIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 11930 PICASSO. APPLICANT: MIGUEL ZAVALA. ZON06-00131 (DISTRICT 6)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, STEPHEN SCHLETT, (915) 541-4935]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9B.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of Lot 2, Block 9, Lafayette Place"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 2, BLOCK 9, LAFAYETTE PLACE, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-1 (COMMERCIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8021 NORTH LOOP. APPLICANT: JORGE RIVERA & BLANCA SERRANO. ZON06-00130 (DISTRICT 5)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, STEPHEN SCHLETT, (915) 541-4935]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9C.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Lot 1, Block 294, Vista Del Sol Unit Sixty"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 294, VISTA DEL SOL UNIT SIXTY, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-4 (COMMERCIAL) TO A-O (APARTMENT/OFFICE). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 11500 CHITO SAMANIEGO. APPLICANT: WILLIAM H. VAN HASELEN III. ZON06-00136 (DISTRICT 7)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9D.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of Tracts 16A, 16B1, 16C, 17A, 22 and suspended area, Block 52, Ysleta Grant"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACTS 16A, 16B1, 16C, 17A, 22 AND SUSPENDED AREA, BLOCK 52, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: JOE RODRIGUEZ DRIVE AND VENTURE DRIVE. APPLICANT: JOHN DILLAN. ZON06-00135 (DISTRICT 6)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, STEPHEN SCHLETT, (915) 541-4935]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9E.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of Lots 2-5, Block 2, Fuller Addition and a portion of Tracts 4 and 5, Block 1, Christy Tract"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 2-5, BLOCK 2, FULLER ADDITION AND A PORTION OF TRACTS 4 AND 5, BLOCK 1, CHRISTY TRACT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3/SC (RESIDENTIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO R-5/SC (RESIDENTIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: WEST OF SAENZ STREET AND SOUTH OF MANSFIELD. APPLICANT: JOSE & MARIA L. SAENZ. ZON06-00149 (DISTRICT 5)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, STEPHEN SCHLETT, (915) 541-4935]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9F.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of lot 13, Bonnie Anne Place"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 13, BONNIE ANNE PLACE, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. PROPERTY IS LOCATED SOUTH OF NORTH LOOP AND EAST OF CRAIG WAY. APPLICANT: RUBEN G. CANDELARIA. ZON06-00129 (DISTRICT 7)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARLAN GREER, (915) 541-4723]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10A.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.060 (Schedule VI - Parking Time Limited on Certain Streets), of the El Paso City Code to add Subparagraph G to identify the parking  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.060 (SCHEDULE VI - PARKING TIME LIMITED ON CERTAIN STREETS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD SUBPARAGRAPH G TO IDENTIFY THE PARKING TIME LIMITED TO THIRTY MINUTES BETWEEN 8:00 A.M. AND 5:00 P.M. EXCEPT SUNDAYS AND LEGAL HOLIDAYS ON MAPLE STREET FROM MONTANA AVENUE TO A POINT 60 FEET SOUTH THEREOF, EAST SIDE ONLY. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8)

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, 541-4035]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10B.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.030 (Schedule III - Parking Prohibited at All Times on Certain Streets), of the El Paso City Code to add a new location and amend a  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.030 (SCHEDULE III - PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON CERTAIN STREETS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD A NEW LOCATION AND AMEND AN EXISTING LOCATION. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8)

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, 541-4035]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10C.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.150 (Schedule XIV - Speed Limits), Subsections G (Forty Miles per Hour), H (Forty-Five Miles per Hour), I (Fifty Miles per Hour), J  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV - SPEED LIMITS), SUBSECTIONS G (FORTY MILES PER HOUR), H (FORTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR), I (FIFTY MILES PER HOUR), J (FIFTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR), AND SUBSECTION L (SIXTY MILES PER HOUR) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND AND DESIGNATE CERTAIN SPEED LIMITS ON LOOP 375 AND WOODROW BEAN/TRANS MOUNTAIN DRIVE, THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, 541-4035]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10D.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: Public Hearing on the creation of the El Paso Public Improvement District No. 1 (Thunder Canyon)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE CREATION OF THE EL PASO PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1 (THUNDER CANYON). (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, RICK CONNER, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Adopt the Resolution halting the sale of land designated as open space in the Northeast and Northwest Master Plan"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO ADOPT THE RESOLUTION HALTING THE SALE OF LAND DESIGNATED AS OPEN SPACE IN THE NORTHEAST AND NORTHWEST MASTER PLAN.

[REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12.  DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES: Council Ratification of contracts for the acquisition of properties affected by Storm 2006 and for bridge assistance on purchase of replacement properties in the area referred to as the Mowad Subdivision"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

COUNCIL RATIFICATION OF CONTRACTS FOR THE ACQUISITION OF PROPERTIES AFFECTED BY STORM 2006 AND FOR BRIDGE ASSISTANCE ON PURCHASE OF REPLACEMENT PROPERTIES IN THE AREA REFERRED TO AS THE MOWAD SUBDIVISION. SUCH CONTRACTS WERE ENTERED INTO BY THE CITY MANAGER UNDER THE AUTHORITY GRANTED BY COUNCIL IN THE SEPTEMBER 19, 2006, RESOLUTION. (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

1. 165 B MOWAD ST., HECTOR AND SOFIA JUAREZ, $89,000.00

PROPERTY ACQUISITION

2. 162 MOWAD ST., ALFONSO RUBIO, $100,032.43 PROPERTY

ACQUISITION, $35,300.00 BRIDGE/REPLACEMENT PROPERTY

3. 169 B MOWAD ST., RAMON AND MARGARITA SALAS, $39,570.00

BRIDGE/REPLACEMENT PROPERTY

4. 167 MOWAD ST., ABAGAIL HERNADEZ, $29,270.00

BRIDGE/REPLACEMENT PROPERTY

5. 199 B MOWAD ST., ERNESTO ARREDONDO, $39,770.00

BRIDGE/REPLACEMENT PROPERTY

6. 183 MOWAD ST., MARIA T. BARRAZA, $35,770.00

BRIDGE/REPLACEMENT PROPERTY

7. 170 MOWAD ST., EDDIE AND AURORA GONZALEZ, $35,770.00

BRIDGE/REPLACEMENT PROPERTY

8. 158 B MOWAD ST., JESUS JUAREZ FUENTES, $1,270.00

BRIDGE/REPLACEMENT PROPERTY

9. 175 MOWAD ST., ISIDRO CERVANTES, $13,570.00

BRIDGE/REPLACEMENT PROPERTY

10. 165 A MOWAD ST., MARCOS HERNANDEZ, $45,770.00

BRIDGE/REPLACEMENT PROPERTY

11. 171 MOWAD ST., MARIA MATURINO, $32,670.00

BRIDGE/REPLACEMENT PROPERTY

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13.  ENGINEERING: Resolution authorizing and creating El Paso Public Improvement District No. 1 (Thunder Canyon)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AND CREATING EL PASO PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1 (THUNDER CANYON) IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 372 OF THE TEXAS LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE; MAKING FINDINGS AS TO THE ADVISABILITY, NATURE, ESTIMATED COSTS, AND METHOD OF ASSESSMENT WITHIN SAID DISTRICT; ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE DATE, AND PROVIDING FOR RELATED MATTERS. (DISTRICT 1)

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, RICK CONNER, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Resolution that the City continue to participate in the U. S. Communities Purchasing Alliance Program"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY CONTINUE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE U. S. COMMUNITIES PURCHASING ALLIANCE PROGRAM AND THAT THE CITY'S PURCHASING MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS TO PURCHASE AGAINST THE PROGRAM'S CONTRACTS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

POSTPONED FROM 01-09-07

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX1.  Claim of Martines Butler, Our File No. 06-C-164/Street"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT CLAIMANT’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE CLAIM OF MARTINIS BUTLER, OUR FILE NO. 06-C-164/STREET.

CLAIM OF MARTINES BUTLER, OUR FILE NO. 06-C-164/STREET. (551.071).

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JOHN L. ANDERSON, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX2.  Subrogation claim of Emilio Martinez"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE SUBROGATION CLAIM OF EMILIO MARTINEZ.

SUBROGATION CLAIM OF EMILIO MARTINEZ. (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 ABSTAIN
5 Rep. Ortega NOT PRESENT
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX3.  City of El Paso vs. Roque Rodriguez, Cause No. 96-4823"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO TAKE ANY AND ALL NECESSARY ACTION TO COLLECT THE JUDGMENT PREVIOUSLY AWARDED TO THE CITY IN A LAWSUIT STYLED CITY OF EL PASO VS. ROQUE RODRIGUEZ, CAUSE NO. 96-4823

CITY OF EL PASO VS. ROQUE RODRIGUEZ, CAUSE NO. 96-4823. (551.071).

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JOHN L. ANDERSON, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX4.  Jose F. Ramirez, et. al. vs. City of El Paso, Texas; Cause No. 2006-5702"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

JOSE F. RAMIREZ, ET. AL. VS. CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS; CAUSE NO. 2006-5702. (551.071). [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, LAURA P. GORDON, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX5.  Mark James Bittakis vs. City of El Paso, et al; Cause No. EP-05-CV-402-FM"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: FIRST MOTION - MOTION MADE BY ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE LAWSUIT ENTITLED IN THE CASE ENTITLED MARK JAMES BITTAKIS VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. EP-05-CV-402-FM.

SECOND MOTION - MOTION MADE BY ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO PROCEED WITH AN APPEAL, IF IN THE OPINION OF THE CITY ATTORNEY, AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE CITY MANAGER, AN APPEAL WOULD BE IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, IN THE CASE ENTITLED MARK JAMES BITTAKIS VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. EP-05-CV-402-FM.


MARK JAMES BITTAKIS VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET AL; CAUSE NO. EP-05- CV-402-FM. (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 DID NOT VOTE
5 Rep. Ortega NOT PRESENT
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 15.  CITY MANAGER: City Manager's report of current events and issues: Discussion and action on issues related to Storm 2006" M
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON ISSUES RELATED TO STORM 2006.

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4557]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: ADD1.  INTRODUCTION: Ordinance amending Title 2 (Administration & Personnel) to create Chapter 2.42 (Library Advisory Board) of the El Paso City Code and establish a Library Advisory Board"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION & PERSONNEL) TO CREATE CHAPTER 2.42 (LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARD) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE AND ESTABLISH A LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARD.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: ADD2.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Terminate the Agreement with the El Paso Public Library Association dated August 3, 1999"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO TERMINATE THE AGREEMENT WITH THE EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY ASSOCIATION DATED AUGUST 3, 1999. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., (915) 541-4178]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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