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Agenda: City Council Meeting
Date: 5/29/2007
 
   
Item: EX3.  Discussion and action regarding matters related to 916 Madtone, Estate of Benigna Contreras. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO AUTHORIZES THE CITY ATTORNEY TO TAKE ANY AND ALL ACTION NECESSARY, BOTH AFFIRMATIVE AND DEFENSIVE, AS NECESSARY, REGARDING MATTERS RELATED TO PRESERVING THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT LOAN CLAIM ON 916 MADTONE DRIVE EL PASO, TEXAS, IN THE ESTATE OF BENIGNA CONTRERAS, PENDING IN THE EL PASO COUNTY PROBATE COURT. THIS MOTION IS INTENDED TO GRANT BROAD AUTHORITY TO THE CITY ATTORNEY TO TAKE ANY ACTION NECESSARY TO ADDRESS THESE MATTERS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE INITIATION OF AND RESPONSE TO, LITIGATION, COMPLAINTS AND ANY OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE OR JUDICIAL PROCEEDING OR PROCESS INCLUDING FILING NOTICE AND PRESENTMENT OF THE SECURED CLAIM AND A SUIT UPON REJECTED CLAIM, IF THE CLAIM IS REJECTED. THIS AUTHORIZATION ALSO AUTHORIZES THE CITY ATTORNEY TO RETAIN OUTSIDE COUNSEL IN CONNECTION WITH THIS MATTER.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING MATTERS RELATED TO 916 MADTONE, ESTATE OF BENIGNA CONTRERAS. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, LAURA P. GORDON, (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 ABSTAIN
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
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 MAY 22, 2007, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MAY 18, 2007 (CANVASSING OF 2007 ELECTION RESULTS) AND THE SPECIAL JOINT CITY COUNCIL/COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING OF MAY 23, 2007

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MAY 22, 2007, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MAY 18, 2007 (CANVASSING OF 2007 ELECTION RESULTS) AND THE SPECIAL JOINT CITY COUNCIL/COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING OF MAY 23, 2007.

[MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE

3A. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THAT CERTAIN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES (STANTON TOLL FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS) WHICH WAS ENTERED INTO BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ASCG INCORPORATED OF NEW MEXICO ON FEBRUARY 7, 2006, TO INCREASE THE SERVICES AND COMPENSATION BY AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $122,935

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THAT CERTAIN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES (STANTON TOLL FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS) WHICH WAS ENTERED INTO BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ASCG INCORPORATED OF NEW MEXICO ON FEBRUARY 7, 2006, TO INCREASE THE SERVICES AND COMPENSATION BY AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $122,935. (DISTRICT 8)

[ENGINEERING, JAVIER REYES, (915) 541-4630]

"3B. RESOLUTION: CITY EXPEND ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $203,891 TO F.T. JAMES CONSTRUCTION INC. TO FUND ADDITIONAL LABOR AND MATERIALS FOR CONTRACT NUMBER 2006-190, PAVO REAL SWIMMING POOL PROJECT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY EXPEND ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $203,891 TO F.T. JAMES CONSTRUCTION INC. TO FUND ADDITIONAL LABOR AND MATERIALS FOR CONTRACT NUMBER 2006-190, PAVO REAL SWIMMING POOL PROJECT. (DISTRICT 6)

[ENGINEERING, RICK TALAMO, (915) 541-4884]

"3C. RESOLUTION: MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, AND THE CITY OF SOCORRO, TEXAS, WHEREBY THE CITY OF SOCORRO MAY PURCHASE AUTOMOTIVE FUEL UNDER CONTRACT NO. 2003-205 PREVIOUSLY AWARDED BY THE CITY OF EL PASO TO TRANSMOUNTAIN OIL COMPANY, L.C.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, AND THE CITY OF SOCORRO, TEXAS, WHEREBY THE CITY OF SOCORRO MAY PURCHASE AUTOMOTIVE FUEL UNDER CONTRACT NO. 2003-205 PREVIOUSLY AWARDED BY THE CITY OF EL PASO TO TRANSMOUNTAIN OIL COMPANY, L.C. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"3D. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE LOCAL 51 INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIRE FIGHTERS TO AMEND THE ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE ASSOCIATION TO CHANGE THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE TYPES OF UNIFORMS THAT CAN BE PROVIDED BY THE CITY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE LOCAL 51 INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIRE FIGHTERS TO AMEND THE ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE ASSOCIATION TO CHANGE THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE TYPES OF UNIFORMS THAT CAN BE PROVIDED BY THE CITY. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FIRE DEPARTMENT, ROBERTO RIVERA, (915) 771-1001]

"3E. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND NORA RAYAS TO EMPLOY NORA RAYAS AS A LIBRARY TECHNOLOGY MANAGER FOR THE EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $2,038.68. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF JUNE 5, 2007, THROUGH JUNE 4, 2008

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND NORA RAYAS TO EMPLOY NORA RAYAS AS A LIBRARY TECHNOLOGY MANAGER FOR THE EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $2,038.68. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF JUNE 5, 2007, THROUGH JUNE 4, 2008. FUNDING SOURCE: 53010201-501011-01101-53000.

[PUBLIC LIBRARY, CAROL BREY-CASIANO, (915) 534-5413]

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO SUPPORTS THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY'S PARTICIPATION IN FUNDING THE WINDOWS OF THE WILD RENEWABLE ENERGY DEMONSTRATION PROJECT AT THE EL PASO ZOO WITH RENEWABLE ENERGY PROGRAM FUNDS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO SUPPORTS THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY'S PARTICIPATION IN FUNDING THE WINDOWS OF THE WILD RENEWABLE ENERGY DEMONSTRATION PROJECT AT THE EL PASO ZOO WITH RENEWABLE ENERGY PROGRAM FUNDS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[ZOO, STEVE MARSHALL, (915) 521-1855]

"4. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ALISA JORGENSEN AS ALTERNATE TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ALISA JORGENSEN AS ALTERNATE TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8.

[REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4268]

"6A. BID: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-116 (PEST CONTROL SERVICES) TO LONE STAR PEST CONTROL FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $61,740

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-116 (PEST CONTROL SERVICES) TO LONE STAR PEST CONTROL FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $61,740.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES, BUILDING MAINTENANCE

AWARD TO: LONE STAR PEST CONTROL

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: ALL

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $20,580

ACCOUNT NO.: 31010326 - 01101 - 502220

FUNDING SOURCE: OPERATING ACCOUNT, CITYWIDE BUILDING

MAINTENANCE NOC, PEST CONTROL CONTRACTS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $61,740

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A THREE YEAR SERVICE CONTRACT.

"6B. BID: THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND GENERAL SERVICES, BUILDING MAINTENANCE DIVISION RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST, RESPONSIBLE AND RESPONSIVE BIDDER. [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-135 (RENTAL OF PORTABLE RESTROOMS) TO FRONTERA SANITATION FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $240,000.

DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION

AWARD TO: FRONTERA SANITATION

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: VENDOR OFFERS THE CITY THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM

OF THE CONTRACT AT THE SAME UNIT PRICES FOR TWO

ADDITIONAL YEARS IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN TWO

YEARS FROM THE DATE OF THE AWARD.

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $80,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 51010216 - 502411 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: LEASES NOC-GENERAL OPERATING FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $240,000

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF THIRTY-SIX MONTHS.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND PARKS & RECREATION RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

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

"6C. BID: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-143 (MAINTENANCE SERVICE {OIL & LUBE} LIGHT DUTY VEHICLES - REBID) TO PRONTOLUBE, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $60,000

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-143 (MAINTENANCE SERVICE {OIL & LUBE} LIGHT DUTY VEHICLES - REBID) TO PRONTOLUBE, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $60,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES-FLEET DIVISION

AWARD TO: PRONTOLUBE, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: VENDOR OFFERS THE CITY THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT AT THE SAME UNIT PRICES FOR ONE OR TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN ONE OR TWO YEARS FROM THE DATE OF THE AWARD.

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $30,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 503125 - 45202

FUNDING SOURCE: FLEET SERVICES DIVISION INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $60,000

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF TWENTY-FOUR MONTHS.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND GENERAL SERVICES-FLEET DIVISION RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

[FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, 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 YES
6 Rep. Holguin ABSTAIN
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 5.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: City Manager be authorized to sign an amendment to contract 2005-094R (Sexual Assault Services for the El Paso Police Department) by and between the City of El Paso and Tenet Hospitals Limited d/b/a Sierra Medical Center entered into   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO CONTRACT 2005-094R (SEXUAL ASSAULT SERVICES FOR THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT) BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND TENET HOSPITALS LIMITED D/B/A SIERRA MEDICAL CENTER ENTERED INTO ON MAY 29, 2007, WHEREBY BOTH PARTIES AGREE TO COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF THE FEDERAL ANTI-KICKBACK STATUE AND STARK LAW. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, 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 YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 7A.  - 7L. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER: "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

7A. AN ORDINANCE VACATING A PORTION OF A 20-FOOT ALLEY ABUTTING LOTS 1,2, 3, 4, AND LOTS 24, 25, 26, OUT OF BLOCK 89-A, LOGAN HEIGHTS ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF ALABAMA STREET AND NORTH OF FRED WILSON AVENUE. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. (DISTRICT 2)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA STOKES, (915) 541-4627]

7C. AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE NUMBER 013472 WHICH AUTHORIZED THE TWELVE TRAVELERS REVIEW COMMITTEE AND PROVIDED FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF AND DEFINED THE DUTIES OF MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN DODSON, (915) 541-4670]

7D. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EL PASO TO QUITCLAIM A 1.6529 ACRE PARCEL, MORE OR LESS, BEING A PORTION OF THE O.A. DANIELSON SURVEY NO. 315, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO CRINCO LANDS, LTD.

(DISTRICT 6)

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, GONZALO CEDILLOS, (915) 541-4074]

7E. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EL PASO TO SELL A 0.596 ACRE PARCEL, MORE OR LESS, BEING ALL OF LOT 1 AND PORTIONS OF LOTS 2, 3, 4, 5, 24, 25, 26 AND A PORTION OF TRACT 1 AND A PORTION A 20-FOOT ALLEY (VACATED), BLOCK 89-A, LOGAN HEIGHTS ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO RICK MARQUEZ. (DISTRICT 2)

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, GONZALO CEDILLOS, (915) 541-4074]

7F. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY AMENDING CHAPTER 19.12 (PARKLAND DEDICATION), SECTION 19.12.090 (BONUS REDUCTIONS FOR RECREATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS) AMENDING SUBSECTION 19.12.090A. (BONUS REDUCTION APPLICABILITY) TO PROVIDE REGULATIONS FOR BONUS REDUCTION, IF ANY, FOR PRIVATE PARK AMENITIES PROVIDED WITHIN SINGLE-FAMILY, TWO-FAMILY, AND MULTI-FAMILY DEVELOPMENT AND SPECIFYING THE CRITERIA, AND AMENDING SUBSECTION 19.12.120 (APPLICABILITY) TO ADDRESS THE APPLICABILITY OF THE AMENDMENT, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 19.04.190 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PARKS AND RECREATION, NORMAN C. MERRIFIELD, (915) 541-4910]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 5, 2007, FOR ITEMS 7A - 7F

7G. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACTS 13 AND 14, HUGHES SUBDIVISION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF ROSEWAY DRIVE AND WEST OF NEW HAVEN DRIVE. APPLICANT: MJ REAL PROPERTIES, INC. ZON07-00028 (DISTRICT 7)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, NATALIE NEVAREZ-STRAIGHT, (915) 541-4904]

7H. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF LOT 3, BLOCK 9, CANUTILLO INDUSTRIAL PARK, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C 3 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION; PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF LOTS 4 AND 5, BLOCK 9, CANUTILLO INDUSTRIAL PARK, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) 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: NORTH OF LOS MOCHIS AVENUE AND WEST OF INTERSTATE 10. APPLICANTS: CHANATE PARTNERS, LTD. ZON07 00022 (DISTRICT 1)

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

7I. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 11, SECTION 16, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING), AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF DYER STREET AND WEST OF O'DONNELL STREET. APPLICANTS: JOBE MATERIALS, LP. ZON07-00024 (DISTRICT 4)

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

7J. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON07-00034 TO ALLOW FOR A CONVALESCENT HOME ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 4, BLOCK 3, CIELO VISTA PARK EAST UNIT TWO, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.22.040B OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1440 MIRACLE WAY. APPLICANT: READYONE INDUSTRIES, INC. ZON07-00034 (DISTRICT 7)

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

7K. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 2, BLOCK 46, SUN RIDGE UNIT 12, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-O/SC (APARTMENT/ OFFICE/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO C-3/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT), AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: ZARAGOZA ROAD, WEST OF SUN COUNTRY DRIVE. APPLICANT: MICHAEL AND ELIZABETH NOE. ZON07-00018 (DISTRICT 6)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

7L. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 7, BLOCK 6, NORTHGATE REPLAT C, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-1 (COMMERCIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 9400 DYER STREET. APPLICANT: NORTHGATE PLAZA, LLC. ZON07 00019 (DISTRICT 4)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 19, 2007, FOR ITEMS 7G - 7L

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 YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 7B.  Ordinance amending Title 9 (Health and Safety), Chapter 9.52 (Fire Prevention Code), Section 3301.1.3.1 (Prohibition)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 9 (HEALTH AND SAFETY), CHAPTER 9.52 (FIRE PREVENTION CODE), SECTION 3301.1.3.1 (PROHIBITION) PROVIDING FOR TEMPORARY POSSESSION AND SALE OF FIREWORKS WITHIN 5000 FEET OF THE EL PASO CITY LIMITS OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, ERNESTO RODRIGUEZ, (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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8A.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 2A, Block 1, Morehead Block, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from R-4 (Residential) to C-3 (Commercial) and imposing conditions"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DENIED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 2A, BLOCK 1, MOREHEAD BLOCK, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: WEST OF CASA DRIVE AND NORTH OF MONTANA AVENUE. APPLICANT: CASA FORD LINCOLN MERCURY. ZON07-00006 (DISTRICT 2)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720] POSTPONED FROM 05-15-07

   
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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8B.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of the following real property described as: Parcel 1: Tract 3F, Section 21, Block 80, Township 1, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, fr  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: PARCEL 1: TRACT 3F, SECTION 21, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL); PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF TRACT 3A, SECTION 21, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL); PARCEL 3: A PORTION OF TRACTS 1A, 2, AND 3A, SECTION 21, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: WEST OF DYER STREET AND NORTH OF ASHLEY ROAD. APPLICANT: MIMA PROPERTIES, LLC AND NEWMAN RANCH PARTNERS, LP. ZON07-00016 (DISTRICT 4) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

POSTPONED FROM 05-08-07 AND 05-15-07

   
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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8C.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance granting a Special Privilege to Government Employees Credit Union (GECU) permitting the encroachment of two subsurface storm drain pipelines beneath a portion of public right-of-way on Robert E. Lee Road.   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES CREDIT UNION (GECU) PERMITTING THE ENCROACHMENT OF TWO SUBSURFACE STORM DRAIN PIPELINES BENEATH A PORTION OF PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY ON ROBERT E. LEE ROAD. FEE: $1,760.00. SP-06007 (DISTRICT 3)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8D.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance granting a Special Privilege authorizing the temporary closure of Franklin Avenue between Santa Fe Street and Oregon Street for City-sponsored ''Grand Opening Celebration'' and ''Teen Fest'' events on June  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE AUTHORIZING THE TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF FRANKLIN AVENUE BETWEEN SANTA FE STREET AND OREGON STREET FOR CITY-SPONSORED ''GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION'' AND ''TEEN FEST'' EVENTS ON JUNE 16, 2007. SPL07 00006. (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8E.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance granting a Special Privilege to Regent Communications - El Paso to temporarily close a portion of Santa Fe Street between Franklin Avenue and San Antonio Avenue; San Francisco Avenue (Trolley Lane) between  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO REGENT COMMUNICATIONS - EL PASO TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE A PORTION OF SANTA FE STREET BETWEEN FRANKLIN AVENUE AND SAN ANTONIO AVENUE; SAN FRANCISCO AVENUE (TROLLEY LANE) BETWEEN SANTA FE STREET AND EL PASO STREET; DURANGO STREET (ACCESS ROAD ABUTTING CONVENTION CENTER) BETWEEN SAN FRANCISCO AVENUE AND SAN ANTONIO AVENUE; AND MAIN DRIVE BETWEEN SANTA FE STREET AND EL PASO STREET ON FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2007, THROUGH MONDAY, JULY 2, 2007, FOR THE EL PASO DOWNTOWN STREET FESTIVAL. FEE: $225.00. SPL07-00004. (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8F.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance amending the 2025 Proposed Thoroughfare System as detailed in the Map Atlas of the Plan for El Paso and its related documents as originally approved by the El Paso City Council in 1999, and as subsequently  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2025 PROPOSED THOROUGHFARE SYSTEM AS DETAILED IN THE MAP ATLAS OF THE PLAN FOR EL PASO AND ITS RELATED DOCUMENTS AS ORIGINALLY APPROVED BY THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL IN 1999, AND AS SUBSEQUENTLY AMENDED, TO REMOVE CLARK DRIVE AND DALE ROAD. (DISTRICT 3)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, CHUCK KOOSHIAN, (915) 541-4632]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8G.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance amending the 2025 Proposed Thoroughfare System as detailed in the Map Atlas of the Plan for El Paso and its related documents as originally approved by the El Paso City Council in 1999, and as subsequently  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2025 PROPOSED THOROUGHFARE SYSTEM AS DETAILED IN THE MAP ATLAS OF THE PLAN FOR EL PASO AND ITS RELATED DOCUMENTS AS ORIGINALLY APPROVED BY THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL IN 1999, AND AS SUBSEQUENTLY AMENDED, TO REMOVE THE PROPOSED MINOR ARTERIAL BETWEEN THE PROPOSED EXTENSIONS OF PEBBLE HILLS AND RICH BEEM. (DISTRICT 5)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, CHUCK KOOSHIAN, (915) 541-4632]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8H.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Discussion and action on an appeal to a decision rendered by the Historic Landmark Commission on April 2, 2007, for 1800 Elm"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DENIED THE APPEAL

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN APPEAL TO A DECISION RENDERED BY THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION ON APRIL 2, 2007, FOR 1800 ELM. HPO7002 (DISTRICT 2)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/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 DID NOT VOTE
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9A.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.200 (Schedule XVII - Restrictions on Parking in Residential Districts) and Section 12.88.180 (No Stopping or Standing - Tow-Away Zo  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.200 (SCHEDULE XVII - RESTRICTIONS ON PARKING IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS) AND SECTION 12.88.180 (NO STOPPING OR STANDING - TOW-AWAY ZONE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD AN AREA ON CAMPESTRE LANE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.88.180F (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 7)

[ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 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 YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9B.  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 delete certain sections of Edge  (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 DELETE CERTAIN SECTIONS OF EDGEMERE DRIVE AND TO ADD OTHER SECTIONS OF EDGEMERE BOULEVARD. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 3)

[ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 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 YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9C.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: Ordinance amending Title12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.040, Schedule IV (Parking Prohibited during Certain Hours on Certain Streets), Paragraph J (No Parking 7:00 am to 4:00 pm) of the El  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.040, SCHEDULE IV (PARKING PROHIBITED DURING CERTAIN HOURS ON CERTAIN STREETS), PARAGRAPH J (NO PARKING 7:00 AM TO 4:00 PM) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO MODIFY PORTIONS OF LINUM DRIVE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.85.110 (VIOLATION--PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 7) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 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 YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9D.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.150 (Schedule XIV, Speed Limits), Subsection ''F'' (Thirty-Five Miles per Hour) of the El Paso City Code to add New World Drive"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS), SUBSECTION ''F'' (THIRTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD NEW WORLD DRIVE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 6) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 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 YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. O'Rourke NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9E.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.150 (Schedule XIV, Speed Limits), Subsection ''G'' (Forty Miles per Hour) of the El Paso City Code to add Helen of Troy Drive from   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS), SUBSECTION ''G'' (FORTY MILES PER HOUR) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD HELEN OF TROY DRIVE FROM REDD ROAD TO DESERT NORTH BOULEVARD. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 1)

[ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 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 YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10.  PUBLIC HEARING - FIRE DEPARTMENT"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A FRANCHISE FOR DOMINION AMBULANCE, LLC, TO OPERATE A NON-EMERGENCY AMBULANCE TRANSFER SERVICE.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [FIRE DEPARTMENT, JANET WALKER, (915) 771-1000]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11.  PUBLIC HEARING - TAX OFFICE: An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute a quitclaim (tax resale) deed conveying all right, title, and interest in real property located at 4708 Atlas Avenue, as more particularly described in the Ordinance, to Jo  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A QUITCLAIM (TAX RESALE) DEED CONVEYING ALL RIGHT, TITLE, AND INTEREST IN REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 4708 ATLAS AVENUE, AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN THE ORDINANCE, TO JOSE M. URESTI IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 34.05. (DISTRICT 2) [TAX OFFICE, CARMEN I. PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to direct that the City Manager evaluate and submit staff recommendations to the City Council for the purpose of issuing a variance to Alamo Fireworks, Inc. located at 13690 Montana Avenue"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DENIED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THAT THE CITY MANAGER EVALUATE AND SUBMIT STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE CITY COUNCIL FOR THE PURPOSE OF ISSUING A VARIANCE TO ALAMO FIREWORKS, INC. LOCATED AT 13690 MONTANA AVENUE.

[REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4701]

POSTPONED FROM 05-15-07

   
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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding the placement of No Parking Signs and/or creating a No Parking Zone on Cielo Vista Drive across from Crawford Auto Plaza by the Montana Avenue intersection"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE PLACEMENT OF NO PARKING SIGNS AND/OR CREATING A NO PARKING ZONE ON CIELO VISTA DRIVE ACROSS FROM CRAWFORD AUTO PLAZA BY THE MONTANA AVENUE INTERSECTION.

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

   
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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding turning responsibility of Singh Street back to the City of El Paso."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING TURNING RESPONSIBILITY OF SINGH STREET BACK TO THE CITY OF EL PASO.

[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 YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12D.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to request the repositioning of the lights at Pebble Hills Park, located at 3200 Fierro Dr (at the request of George Atkins)"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO REQUEST THE REPOSITIONING OF THE LIGHTS AT PEBBLE HILLS PARK, LOCATED AT 3200 FIERRO DR (AT THE REQUEST OF GEORGE ATKINS).

[REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR.]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 12E.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on forming an Ethics Ordinance Review Ad Hoc Committee to be composed of the Rules Legislative Review Committee and four members of the Ethics Commission to include Andre Ewing, Jesus Padilla, Richard Pineda, and   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON FORMING AN ETHICS ORDINANCE REVIEW AD HOC COMMITTEE TO BE COMPOSED OF THE RULES LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE AND FOUR MEMBERS OF THE ETHICS COMMISSION TO INCLUDE ANDRE EWING, JESUS PADILLA, RICHARD PINEDA, AND GERALD MANGRUM.

[REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4268]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12F.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to file a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission against T-Mobile for their failure to comply with the Nationwide Programmatic Agreement for Review of Effects on Historic Properties in the installati  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO FILE A COMPLAINT WITH THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION AGAINST T-MOBILE FOR THEIR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE NATIONWIDE PROGRAMMATIC AGREEMENT FOR REVIEW OF EFFECTS ON HISTORIC PROPERTIES IN THE INSTALLATION OF A CELL TOWER LOCATED AT 2219 PIEDRAS STREET.

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4996]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution which authorizes the City Manager to execute a novation agreement whereby the City of El Paso agrees to recognize John D. Williams Company d/b/a JDW Insurance as the successor in interest in that   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION WHICH AUTHORIZES THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A NOVATION AGREEMENT WHEREBY THE CITY OF EL PASO AGREES TO RECOGNIZE JOHN D. WILLIAMS COMPANY D/B/A JDW INSURANCE AS THE SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST IN THAT CERTAIN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND CREST BENEFITS CONSULTING, INC. DATED MARCH 2, 2004. (ALL DISTRICTS) [OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4011]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 14A.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on issues related to Storm 2006"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

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

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

   
Item: EX1.  Workers' Compensation subrogation interest regarding Rosemary Smith. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO DELETE WORKERS' COMPENSATION SUBROGATION INTEREST REGARDING ROSEMARY SMITH. (551.071)

WORKERS' COMPENSATION SUBROGATION INTEREST REGARDING ROSEMARY SMITH. (551.071)

   
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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX2.  Workers' Compensation subrogation interest regarding Raul Vargas. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY SETTLE ITS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SUBROGATION INTEREST IN THE CLAIM OF RAUL VARGAS, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER AND/OR THE CITY ATTORNEY, OR HIS DESIGNEE, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO EFFECTUATE THAT AUTHORITY.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION SUBROGATION INTEREST REGARDING RAUL VARGAS. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIA GUADALUPE MARTINEZ, (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 ABSTAIN
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE


 
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