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Agenda: City Council and Special Mass Transit Meeting
Date: 7/31/2007
 
   
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 JULY 24, 2007, AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES OF JULY 19, 2007 (BUDGET HEARINGS), JULY 20, 2007 (BUDGET HEARINGS), JULY 23, 2007 (AGENDA REVIEW), JULY 25, 2007 (BUDGET HEARINGS) AND JULY 26, 2007 (BUDGET HEARINGS).

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 24, 2007, AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES OF JULY 19, 2007 (BUDGET HEARINGS), JULY 20, 2007 (BUDGET HEARINGS), JULY 23, 2007 (AGENDA REVIEW), JULY 25, 2007 (BUDGET HEARINGS) AND JULY 26, 2007 (BUDGET HEARINGS). [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND ACCEPT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY A DRAINAGE RIGHT-OF-WAY DEDICATION DEED FROM E.P. NORTHEAST HILLS I, LTD.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND ACCEPT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY A DRAINAGE RIGHT-OF-WAY DEDICATION DEED FROM E.P. NORTHEAST HILLS I, LTD, DEDICATING TO THE CITY AN 80 FOOT WIDE DRAINAGE RIGHT-OF-WAY. THE AREA IS APPROXIMATELY 1.31 ACRES IN SIZE WHICH WILL BE USED TO CORRECT THE ENCROACHMENT OF AN EXISTING DRAINAGE CHANNEL LOCATED WITHIN A PORTION OF LOT 2, BLOCK 3, WEST TEN DEVELOPMENT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND BEING MORE FULLY DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS IN EXHIBIT ''A'' OF THE DEDICATION DEED. (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT ERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA STOKES, (915) 541-4627]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY REAFFIRMS ITS COMMITMENTS SET FORTH IN THE INTERLOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE COUNTY DATED DECEMBER 11, 2001.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY REAFFIRMS ITS COMMITMENTS SET FORTH IN THE INTERLOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE COUNTY DATED DECEMBER 11, 2001, AND EXPRESSES ITS SUPPORT FOR THOSE ACTIVITIES OF ORGANIZATIONS THAT FURTHER THE CITY'S COMMITMENTS UNDER THE REFERENCED INTERLOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT AND REPEALS ITS ACTION ON ITEM 14D FROM ITS JULY 10, 2007, CITY COUNCIL AGENDA THROUGH WHICH IT APPROVED THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE FRIENDS OF THE RIVER PARK TRAIL. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PARKS AND RECREATION, BARRY RUSSELL, (915) 541-4292]

"3D. RESOLUTION: SUSIE BYRD TO THE TRANSPORTATION POLICY BOARD FOR THE EL PASO METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

SUSIE BYRD TO THE TRANSPORTATION POLICY BOARD FOR THE EL PASO METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, THE EL PASO ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, THE EL PASO ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY, INC., AND THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE COMPLETION OF THE WINDOWS TO THE WILD OUTPOST PROJECT AT THE EL PASO ZOO. (DISTRICT 3) [ZOO, STEVE MARSHALL, (915) 521-1850]

"4. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: ROBERT TOLLEN TO THE POLICE AND FIRE PENSION BOARD OF TRUSTEES.

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

ROBERT TOLLEN TO THE POLICE AND FIRE PENSION BOARD OF TRUSTEES.

[MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: SUSAN RYDE CORREA TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

SUSAN RYDE CORREA TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"5C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ANN LILLY TO THE CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ANN LILLY TO THE CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"6. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO CUTTER AVIATION EL PASO, LP, CONTRACT 2005-221

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CONTRACT 2005-221 (AVIATION FUEL) WHICH WAS AWARDED ON AUGUST 9, 2005, TO CUTTER AVIATION EL PASO, LP, FOR TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS FROM SEPTEMBER 18, 2007, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 17, 2009.

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

AWARD TO: CUTTER AVIATION EL PASO, LP

EL PASO, TX

OPTION: ONE [OF ONE]

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $86,830

ACCOUNT NO.: 21150060 - 16411 - 503009

FUNDING SOURCE: POLICE, STATES RESTRICTED CONFISCATED FUNDS, AVIATION FUELS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $173,660

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 3B.  RESOLUTION: That the City Manager is authorized to sign a Lease Agreement between the City of El Paso and the El Paso Center for Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services El Paso, Texas."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND MENTAL RETARDATION SERVICES EL PASO, TEXAS, FOR A PARCEL OF CITY LAND WHICH INCLUDES LOTS 23-32, BLOCK 135, EAST EL PASO ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND COMMONLY KNOWN AS 3410 MORENCI ST., EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 8) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, GONZALO CEDILLOS, (915) 541-4074]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 5B.  BOARD APPOINTMENT: Ann Lilly and Presi Ortega Jr. to the City Employees Pension Fund Board of Trustees"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ANN LILLY AND PRESI ORTEGA JR. TO THE CITY EMPLOYEES PENSION FUND BOARD OF TRUSTEES BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 5D.  BOARD APPOINTMENT: Carmen Arrieta-Candelaria and Presi Ortega, Jr. to the Police and Fire Pension Board of Trustees
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA AND PRESI ORTEGA, JR. TO THE POLICE AND FIRE PENSION BOARD OF TRUSTEES BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7A.  OTHER BIDS, CONTRACTS, PROCUREMENTS - ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: That the City Manager be authorized to sign a First Amendment to the Retail Market Analysis and Best Retail Matches Services Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and The Buxton Company   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE RETAIL MARKET ANALYSIS AND BEST RETAIL MATCHES SERVICES AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE BUXTON COMPANY DATED JULY 5, 2007, TO INCLUDE AN ADDITIONAL STUDY SITE AT THE INTERSECTION OF DYER STREET AND DIANA DRIVE AND INCREASING THE AMOUNT OF CONSIDERATION PAID BY $17,500. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4760]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7B.  OTHER BIDS, CONTRACTS, PROCUREMENTS - ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: That the Mayor be authorized to sign an Interlocal Agreement with the University of Texas at El Paso (''UTEP'') under which the Institute for Policy and Economic Development (''IPED'') of UTEP.  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (''UTEP'') UNDER WHICH THE INSTITUTE FOR POLICY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (''IPED'') OF UTEP SHALL PROVIDE ECONOMIC-IMPACT ASSESSMENTS, BRIEFING AND TRAINING TO CITY STAFF, AND OTHER TECHNOLOGY-BASED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSESSMENTS SERVICES, ALL AS REQUESTED BY THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY; AND THAT THIS AGREEMENT SHALL REPLACE THE PREVIOUS AGREEMENT SIGNED BY THE CITY MANAGER, COVERING THE SAME SCOPE OF SERVICES. THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE FOR A TERM OF ONE YEAR, SUBJECT TO RENEWAL ON MUTUAL AGREEMENT, WITH A MAXIMUM COST TO THE CITY OF $30,000. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4760]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd NOT PRESENT
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- 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 ORDINANCE 8065, CIVIL SERVICE RULES AND REGULATIONS, RULE 1, CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION; TO ADD RULE 2, DEFINITIONS AND RULES OF CONSTRUCTION; RULE 3, DEPARTMENT HEADS; RULE 4, CLASSIFICATION; RULE 5, COMPENSATION; RULE 15, SUSPENSION, REDUCTIONS, DISCHARGE; RULE 17, EMPLOYEES SEEKING PUBLIC OFFICE; RULE 18, UNCLASSIFIED SERVICE; RULE 19, DEPARTMENTAL RULES; RULE 20, LAY-OFFS, JOB RIGHTS, REINSTATEMENT; RULE 23, RESIDENCY; RULE 24, GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE; RULE 25, DRIVERS SAFETY STANDARDS; RULE 27, NON-DISCRIMINATION; RULE 28, SAFETY; RULE 29, OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT; AND RULE 30, WORKING OUT OF CLASS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA B. THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 7, 2007, FOR ITEM 8A

8B. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: A PORTION OF TRACT 1, BLOCK C, CHRISTY TRACT, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-4 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 481 YARBROUGH DRIVE. APPLICANT: CARLOS CARRILLO. ZON07-00057 (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARLAN GREER, (915) 541-4723]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 21, 2007, FOR ITEM 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 NOT PRESENT
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9.  PUBLIC HEARING - FINANCIAL SERVICES: Ordinance authorizing the issuance of ''City of El Paso, Texas, Taxable General Obligation Pension Bonds, Series 2007A;''"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF ''CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, TAXABLE GENERAL OBLIGATION PENSION BONDS, SERIES 2007A;'' AND RESOLVE MATTERS WHICH ARE NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE SAID ISSUANCE. [BOND COUNSEL, PAUL A. BRADEN, (915) 544-9997].

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10.  PUBLIC HEARING - CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE: Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 016624 (an Ordinance relating to licensing requirements and regulations for sexually oriented businesses within El Paso) to amend Section 5.54.230, Effective Date."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 016624 (AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO LICENSING REQUIREMENTS AND REGULATIONS FOR SEXUALLY ORIENTED BUSINESSES WITHIN EL PASO) TO AMEND SECTION 5.54.230, EFFECTIVE DATE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11A.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of Lot 3, and the west 11 ½ feet of Lot 2, and the east 2 feet of Lot 4, Block 89, Bassett Addition, ZON07-00041 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 3, AND THE WEST 11 ½ FEET OF LOT 2, AND THE EAST 2 FEET OF LOT 4, BLOCK 89, BASSETT ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-2 (APARTMENT) TO A-O (APARTMENT/OFFICE). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 2426 MONTANA AVENUE. APPLICANTS: MIGUEL TORRES AND YSELA DUARTE-TORRES. ZON07-00041 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11B.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 6, Bootheville Subdivision ZON07-00013 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 6, BOOTHEVILLE SUBDIVISION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM), C-1 (COMMERCIAL), AND C-1/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITION) TO C-2/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITION). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8610 NORTH LOOP DRIVE. APPLICANTS: JUAN R. AND ROSA I. GARIBAY. ZON07-00013 (DISTRICT 7)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11C.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Lot 9, Block 4, Hueco View Acres, ZON07-00039"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 9, BLOCK 4, HUECO VIEW ACRES, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-1/SC (COMMERCIAL/ SPECIAL CONTRACT) DISTRICT TO C-3/SC/C (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT/CONDITIONS) DISTRICT AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF GEORGE DIETER DRIVE AND SOUTH OF TURNER ROAD. APPLICANTS: JOHN TRIEN. ZON07-00039 (DISTRICT 5) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11D.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of Tracts 1L1 & 1L2, Block 10, Upper Valley Surveys, ZON07-00037"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACTS 1L1 & 1L2, BLOCK 10, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH-FARM) DISTRICT TO R-2 (RESIDENTIAL/CONDITION) DISTRICT AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF WESTSIDE DRIVE AND SOUTH OF TYLER SETH DRIVE. APPLICANTS: C & R PROPERTIES INC./RIO AGUA DULCE LP. ZON07-00037 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, FRANK DELGADO, (915) 541-4238]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11E.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 10C, Block 6, Ysleta Grant ZON07-00043
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 10C, BLOCK 6, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH-FARM) DISTRICT TO R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) DISTRICT. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH LOOP ROAD. APPLICANT: GEORGE GOMEZ. ZON07-00043 (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, FRANK DELGADO, (915) 541-4238]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11F.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of portions of Tracts 51 & 52, Cineque Park Subdivision, ZON07-00047"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PORTIONS OF TRACTS 51 & 52, CINEQUE PARK SUBDIVISION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH-FARM) DISTRICT TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) DISTRICT. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8181 STARR AVENUE. APPLICANT: ALMA R. AVALOS ZON07-00047 (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, FRANK DELGADO, (915) 541-4238]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11G.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 1H and 1H1, Block 10, Upper Valley Surveys, ZON07-00033 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 1H AND 1H1, BLOCK 10, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) DISTRICT TO P-R I/C (PLANNED RESIDENTIAL/CONDITION) DISTRICT, AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: SOUTH OF ARTCRAFT ROAD AND EAST OF WESTSIDE DRIVE. APPLICANTS: GE DEVELOPMENT. ZON07-00033 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11H.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Section 16, Block 80, Township 1, Texas and Pacific Railroad Company Surveys, ZON07-00049 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF 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) DISTRICT TO Q/C (QUARRY/CONDITION) DISTRICT AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF PATRIOT FREEWAY, WEST OF DYER STREET. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO/EL PASO WATER UTILITIES. ZON07-00049 (DISTRICT 4) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11I.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 6A, 6A1, 6B, and 6B2, Section 33, Tracts 2 and 3, and a portion of Tract 1, Section 28, and Tract 11-C, and a portion of Tract 11-C-1, Section 34, Block 79, Towns  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 6A, 6A1, 6B, AND 6B2, SECTION 33, TRACTS 2 AND 3, AND A PORTION OF TRACT 1, SECTION 28, AND TRACT 11-C, AND A PORTION OF TRACT 11-C-1, SECTION 34, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) DISTRICT TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL) DISTRICT. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF MONTANA AVENUE AND EAST OF PURPLE HEART BOULEVARD. APPLICANT: CESAR VIRAMONTES. ZON07-00060 (DISTRICT 5) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12.  PUBLIC HEARING - TAX OFFICE: Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute a quitclaim (tax resale) deed conveying all right, title, and interest in real property located at the Northeast Portion of Shady Lane Road."
   
 

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 THE NORTHEAST PORTION OF SHADY LANE ROAD, AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN THE ORDINANCE TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 34.05 (H) OF THE TAX CODE. (DISTRICT 8) [TAX OFFICE, CARMEN I. PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Approval of El Paso County 911 District FY 2007-2008 budget to be presented by Joseph Lorkowski, Director of El Paso County 911 District. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF EL PASO COUNTY 911 DISTRICT FY 2007-2008 BUDGET TO BE PRESENTED BY JOSEPH LORKOWSKI, DIRECTOR OF EL PASO COUNTY 911 DISTRICT.

[MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on changing 8th Street name to 8th Street/O.V. Aoy."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON CHANGING 8TH STREET NAME TO 8TH STREET/O.V. AOY. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

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

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON ISSUES RELATED TO STORM 2006.

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

   
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Item: 14B.  CITY MANAGER: Review and discussion of Economic Development Department's presentation on Economic Development's Business Retention & Expansion Business First Program, including year-to-date data."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

REVIEW AND DISCUSSION OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT'S PRESENTATION ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT'S BUSINESS RETENTION & EXPANSION BUSINESS FIRST PROGRAM, INCLUDING YEAR-TO-DATE DATA. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4760]

   
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Item: EX1.  Discussion and action on Lots 10 and 11, Block E, Santa Fe Addition. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO ACQUIRE THE FOLLOWING TWO PROPERTIES WHICH HAD BEEN STRUCK OFF TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, AS TRUSTEE, FOR DELINQUENT TAXES IN FULL SATISFACTION OF AMOUNTS DUE THE APPROPRIATE TAXING ENTITIES:

(1) LOT 10, BLOCK E, SANTA FE ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS

APRIL 7, 1949

PID S 148-999-00E-3400

(2) LOT 11, BLOCK E, SANTA FE ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS

FEB. 16, 1990

PID S 148-999-000E-4500


DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON LOTS 10 AND 11, BLOCK E, SANTA FE ADDITION.

(551.071 AND 551.072) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, THERESA CULLEN-GARNEY, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX2.  Jesus Hernandez, et al. vs. C. F. Jordan, et al., Cause No. 2005-8685. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA AND CARRIED THAT OUTSIDE COUNSEL BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE LAWSUIT STYLED JESUS HERNANDEZ & MARTIN LANDEROS V. C.F. JORDAN, L.P.; CAUSE NO. 2005-8565.

JESUS HERNANDEZ, ET AL. VS. C. F. JORDAN, ET AL., CAUSE NO. 2005-8685. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: ADDEX1.  Frank Butler vs. The City of El Paso, et. al.; Cause No. EP-06-CA-0360-KC. (551.071)."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE LAWSUIT STYLED FRANK BUTLER V. THE CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. EP-06-CA-0360-KC.

FRANK BUTLER VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. EP-06-CA-0360-KC. (551.071). [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEETING
   
 

"MTB1. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD OF THE CITY OF EL PASO AUTHORIZE THE EXPENDITURE OF $500,000, PLUS CLOSING COSTS, AS JUST COMPENSATION FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE FOLLOWING PARCELS. "

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD OF THE CITY OF EL PASO AUTHORIZE THE EXPENDITURE OF $500,000, PLUS CLOSING COSTS, AS JUST COMPENSATION FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE FOLLOWING PARCELS AND RELOCATION EXPENSES AND A RE-ESTABLISHMENT ALLOWANCE TO CONSUELO ORTEGA AND PEDRO A. ORTEGA, AS SOLE SURVIVING SHAREHOLDERS AND DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS OF DELGADO GREEN CROSS HOSPITAL, INC. AND YSLETA GENERAL HOSPITAL, INC., TO PURCHASE PROPERTY FOR THE MISSION VALLEY TRANSIT TERMINAL, WHICH PROPERTY IS DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:

PARCEL 1A: LOTS 10, 11 & 12, BLOCK 2, HARRIS TRACT, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF ON FILE IN VOLUME 4, PAGE 33, REAL PROPERTY RECORDS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; AND

PARCEL 1B: LOTS 13, 14 AND 15, BLOCK 2, HARRIS TRACT, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF ON FILE IN VOLUME 4, PAGE 33, REAL PROPERTY RECORDS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, SAVE AND EXCEPT A PORTION OF LOT 15 CONVEYED TO THE CITY OF EL PASO; AND

PARCEL 1C: A PORTION OF LOTS 16, 17, AND 18, BLOCK 2, HARRIS TRACT, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF ON FILE IN VOLUME 4, PAGE 33, REAL PROPERTY RECORDS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PLUS PORTION OF DEPOT STREET WHICH WAS VACATED, CLOSED AND ABANDONED BY ORDINANCE NO. 5692, ON 2/12/76, AND AMENDED BY ORDINANCE NO. 6059, ON 9/8/77; AND

PARCEL 1D: TRACT 20D, BLOCK 45, YSLETA GRANT, IN THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE RESURVEY OF SAID YSLETA GRANT MADE BY EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FOR TAX PURPOSES.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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