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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 10/2/2007
 
   
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 SEPTEMBER 25, 2007.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 25, 2007. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA

"3A. RESOLUTION: PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON 2851 PERSHING DRIVE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNT FOR WORK PERFORMED BY THE CITY PURSUANT TO SECTION 18.50.106 (UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND CONDITIONS) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE:

2851 PERSHING DRIVE $4,239.94 DULCE ALEXANDRA CHAVEZ AND NEWEL A. BROOKER

(DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, LARRY NICHOLS, (915) 541-4557]

"3B. RESOLUTION: APPROVING THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE DOWNTOWN MANAGEMENT DISTRICT AS REQUIRED BY SECTION 375.064 OF THE TEXAS LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RESOLUTION APPROVING THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE DOWNTOWN MANAGEMENT DISTRICT AS REQUIRED BY SECTION 375.064 OF THE TEXAS LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4760]

"3D. RESOLUTION: SOLID WASTE LIENS ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE SOLID WASTE LIENS ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (DISTRICTS 2, 4, & 8) (SEE ATTACHMENT A)

[ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

ATTACHMENT A

2606 JEFFERSON $506.80 JOSE M. SERRANO

(DISTRICT 2)

5012 MEADE COURT $274.06 MARGARET S. GILCREASE

(DISTRICT 2)

LOTS 9 & 10 (6000 SQ FT), BLOCK 35, HIGHLAND PARK SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 2) $485.15 JENARO MESTA



SWLY PT OF LOT 9 (274.45 FT ON NWLY-240.28 FT ON NELY-274.22 FT ON SELY -

239.52 FT ON SWLY) (65812.89 SQ FT), BLOCK 50, MILAGRO HILLS #6 SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 4 ) $398.55 JOHN H. TRIEN

5712 EDINBURG DRIVE $444.55 HUGO J. TREVIZO

(DISTRICT 4)

5113 JERRY DRIVE $241.58 EDWARD W. OCKIMEY

(DISTRICT 4)

2420 E. YANDELL $376.20 HAROLD W. CRUMLEY

(DISTRICT 8)

LOTS 31 & 32, BLOCK 44, EAST EL PASO SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 8) $441.85 OMEGA INVESTMENTS, INC.

"4A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: MATTHEW CARROLL TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

MATTHEW CARROLL TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

"4B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: JOEL F. BARRIOS TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

JOEL F. BARRIOS TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, DISTRICT 3.

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

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MARIA TERESA OROZCO TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

MARIA TERESA OROZCO TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, DISTRICT 3.

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

5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: EDITH ZUVANICH TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

EDITH ZUVANICH TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

5C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: CORA VIESCAS TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

CORA VIESCAS TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK.

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

"5D. BOARD APPOINTMENT: REMOVAL OF ALAN JONES FROM THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION AND APPOINTMENT OF RODNEY HALDON HANSEN TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: REMOVED ALAN JONES AND APPOINTED RODNEY HALDON HANSEN

REMOVAL OF ALAN JONES FROM THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION AND APPOINTMENT OF RODNEY HALDON HANSEN TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701

5E. BOARD APPOINTMENT: KWADWO ACHAMPONG TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN; APPOINTED

KWADWO ACHAMPONG TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

"6. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUND: THAT THE TAX REFUNDS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE TAX REFUNDS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT B) (ALL DISTRICTS) [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

ATTACHMENT B

TAX REFUNDS

OCTOBER 2, 2007

A. WILLIAM IVEY LAND SALES, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,298.77 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #2005-000-4119-0056).

B. CAROLYN C. MARTIN IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,810.86 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #C849-999-0120-0200).

C. LOCKHART ENTERPRISES CORP. IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,294.90 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #C961-999-0010-3100).

D. CAROLYN C. MARTIN IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,299.36 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #C849-999-0120-0100).

"7. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-245 (RIGHT-OF-WAY/PROPERTY ACQUISITION CONSULTANT) TO JEFFREY S. WARD & ASSOCIATES

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $100,000.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: JEFFREY S. WARD & ASSOCIATES, INC.

PURCELLVILLE, VA

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: ONE YEAR

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $100,000

ACCOUNT NO.: VARIOUS

FUNDING SOURCE: VARIOUS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $100,000

DISTRICTS: ALL

OVERLAND, PACIFIC & CUTTER, INC. WERE CONSIDERED NON-RESPONSIVE; REVISIONS REGARDING THE INDEMNITY CLAUSES ARE UNACCEPTABLE TO THE CITY.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND ENGINEERING RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED. [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 3C.  RESOLUTION: Adopting City of El Paso Incentives Policy - Guidelines & Criteria. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RESOLUTION ADOPTING CITY OF EL PASO INCENTIVES POLICY - GUIDELINES & CRITERIA. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4760]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 8A.  - 8D. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:

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 VACATING A FIVE-FOOT PUBLIC UTILITY EASEMENT LOCATED WITHIN A PORTION OF LOTS 8, 9, AND 11, BLOCK 1, EL PASO WEST UNIT TWO, REPLAT A, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. SUBJECT PROPERTY LOCATION: SOUTH OF ARTCRAFT ROAD AND EAST OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 10. (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA STOKES, (915) 541-4627]

8B. AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE NUMBERS 8611, 9969, 10991, 11655, 12159, 12958, AND 13647 WHICH ESTABLISHED PROCEDURES FOR TRAVELING FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4293]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON OCTOBER 9 2007, FOR ITEMS 8A - 8B

8C. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON07-00068 TO ALLOW GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS AND USES ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 1 AND A PORTION OF LOT 2, BLOCK 1, MUNICIPAL CENTER, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.12.040 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 7969 SAN PAULO DRIVE. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO-MUNICIPAL SERVICES CENTER, ZON07-00068. (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

8D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 13, COLONIA DEL CARMEN UNIT 4, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-OP/SC (COMMERCIAL OFFICE PARK/SPECIAL CONTRACT) DISTRICT TO C-1/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT) DISTRICT. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: LEE TREVINO DRIVE AND ASSYRIA DRIVE. APPLICANT: WOODCHASE SENIOR COMMUNITY, LTD. ZON07-00108. (DISTRICT 7)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON OCTOBER 23, 2007, FOR ITEMS 8C - 8D

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

   
Item: 9.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the request that the Purchasing Manager, Financial Services be authorized to issue a purchase order to Motorola. Inc., the H-GAC contractor, under contract number RA01-06 (Radio Communication, Command & Contr  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER, FINANCIAL SERVICES BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO MOTOROLA. INC., THE H-GAC CONTRACTOR, UNDER CONTRACT NUMBER RA01-06 (RADIO COMMUNICATION, COMMAND & CONTROL AND INTEROPERABILITY EQUIPMENT) FOR RADIO EQUIPMENT TO COMPLETE PHASE II OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT COMMUNICATION PROJECT FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $821,103.21.

THE PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL (H-GAC) COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON MAY 8, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: FIRE

ACCOUNT NO.: FEMA GRANT EMW2005-FG-08972

FUNDING SOURCE: FIRE GRANT ACCOUNT. #058035 COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT G220607 FUND 07175 OPS & SAFETY PROGRAM

REFERENCE NO.: 2008-027

DISTRICTS: ALL

[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. Quintana 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 - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning south of Waterhouse Drive and west of Bartlett Drive. ZON07-00074 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 6B AND ALL OF TRACT 10C2, S.A. & M.G. RAILWAYS COMPANY SURVEY NO. 268, AND A PORTION OF TRACT 3B, JOHN WITTAKER SURVEY NO. 134, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) AND R-3A (RESIDENTIAL) TO P-R 1 (PLANNED RESIDENTIAL 1). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: SOUTH OF WATERHOUSE DRIVE AND WEST OF BARTLETT DRIVE. APPLICANT: CIRCLE H HOMES, LP. ZON07-00074 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730] POSTPONED FROM 09-25-07

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Quintana 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 - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tracts 59B6 and 59B2C, W.H. Glenn Survey No. 241 (Nellie D. Mundy Survey No. 241), ZON07-00069 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACTS 59B6 AND 59B2C, W.H. GLENN SURVEY NO. 241 (NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 241), CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. APPLICANT: LEVI LP. ZON07-00069 (DISTRICT 1)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, FRANK DELGADO, (915) 541-4238] POSTPONED FROM 09-25-07

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on directing the City Manager to evaluate the options for extending Redd Road and expanding Country Club Road and reporting staff recommendations to the City Council. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO EVALUATE THE OPTIONS FOR EXTENDING REDD ROAD AND EXPANDING COUNTY CLUB ROAD AND REPORTING STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE CITY COUNCIL.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON DIRECTING THE CITY MANAGER TO EVALUATE THE OPTIONS FOR EXTENDING REDD ROAD AND EXPANDING COUNTRY CLUB ROAD AND REPORTING STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE CITY COUNCIL. [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. Quintana NOT PRESENT
6 Rep. Holguin ABSTAIN
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a Grant Agreement between the City of El Paso and Project ARRIBA Advanced Retraining and Redevelopment Initiative in Border Areas, Inc. (''Grantee''), a 501  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A GRANT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PROJECT ARRIBA ADVANCED RETRAINING AND REDEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE IN BORDER AREAS, INC. (''GRANTEE''), A 501(C)3 TAX EXEMPT, NON-PROFIT TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CREATING A PERMANENT AND SUSTAINABLE SOURCE OF LOCAL NURSES, TEACHERS, AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGISTS TO ADDRESS SEVERE SHORTAGES IN THE CITY OF EL PASO. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4760]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13.  CITY MANAGER: Progress report on the activities of the Subdivision Code rewrite, including review by the City Plan Commission Ad Hoc Committee. "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

PROGRESS REPORT ON THE ACTIVITIES OF THE SUBDIVISION CODE REWRITE, INCLUDING REVIEW BY THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION AD HOC COMMITTEE.

[DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX1.  Discussion and action regarding legal matters related to Time Warner Franchise Agreement. (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE PAYMENT DISPUTE REGARDING TIME WARNER CABLE’S FRANCHISE AGREEMENT FOR THE YEARS 2001, 2002 AND 2003.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING LEGAL MATTERS RELATED TO TIME WARNER FRANCHISE AGREEMENT. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, BERTHA A. ONTIVEROS, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX2.  Tomas Garcia vs. the City of El Paso, Cause No. 2004-2341. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE AND CARRIED THAT OUTSIDE COUNSEL FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT PLAINTIFF’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND AND BE AUTHORIZED WITH SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE IN THE LAWSUIT ENTITLED TOMAS GARCIA V. THE CITY OF EL PASO, 2004-2341.

TOMAS GARCIA VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. 2004-2341. (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 ABSTAIN
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Quintana NOT PRESENT
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX3.  Discussion and action on a 11,047 square foot parcel of land out of the northeast corner of Block No. 17, according to Anson Mills' Map of the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. (551.071 and 551.072) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO SOLICIT BIDS FOR THE SALE OF A 11,047 SQUARE FOOT PARCEL OF LAND OUT OF THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF BLOCK NO. 17, ACCORDING TO ANSON MILLS' MAP OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A 11,047 SQUARE FOOT PARCEL OF LAND OUT OF THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF BLOCK NO. 17, ACCORDING TO ANSON MILLS' MAP OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (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 YES
3 Rep. Lozano ABSTAIN
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Quintana NOT PRESENT
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX4.  Claim of F. T. James; Our File No. 07-C-158/ENG. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO AUTHORIZES THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY IN THE CLAIM OF F. T. JAMES (OUR FILE NO. 07-C-158/ENG) AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY AND ALSO AUTHORIZES THE CITY ATTORNEY TO SIGN ALL SETTLEMENT DOCUMENTS.

CLAIM OF F. T. JAMES; OUR FILE NO. 07-C-158/ENG. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MICHELE C. DALY, (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. Quintana NOT PRESENT
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX5.  Discussion and action on the following properties:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO POSTPONE FOR TWO WEEKS THE EXECUTIVE SESSION ITEM ON DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTIES:

A. LOT 25, BLOCK 1, SEVILLE ESTATES, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS

B. TRACT 9-D, BLOCK 52, YSLETA GRANT, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS

C. PORTION OF LOT 14, BLOCK 209, VISTA DEL SOL UNIT 37, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS

D. LOT 1, BLOCK 2, YSLETA INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT #2, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS

E. TR 5-A, OUT OF TR 5, J.E. JOHANNSEN SURVEY #185, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS

F. TR 8-A, OUT OF TR 8, J.E. JOHANNSEN SURVEY #185, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS

G. NLY PT OF LOT 4, BLOCK 2, THE VILLAGE AT EASTPOINTE, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS

H. SLY PT OF LOT 5, BLOCK 2, THE VILLAGE AT EASTPOINTE, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS

(551.071 AND 551.072)


DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTIES:

A. LOT 25, BLOCK 1, SEVILLE ESTATES, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS

B. TRACT 9-D, BLOCK 52, YSLETA GRANT, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS

C. PORTION OF LOT 14, BLOCK 209, VISTA DEL SOL UNIT 37, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS

D. LOT 1, BLOCK 2, YSLETA INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT #2, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS

E. TR 5-A, OUT OF TR 5, J.E. JOHANNSEN SURVEY #185, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS

F. TR 8-A, OUT OF TR 8, J.E. JOHANNSEN SURVEY #185, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS

G. NLY PT OF LOT 4, BLOCK 2, THE VILLAGE AT EASTPOINTE, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS

H. SLY PT OF LOT 5, BLOCK 2, THE VILLAGE AT EASTPOINTE, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS

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

   
Item: EX6.  Claim of Chrystian Gonzalez, Our File No. 07-C-145/Street. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT CLAIMANT’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE CLAIM OF CHRYSTIAN GONZALEZ, OUR FILE NO. 07-C-145/STREET.

CLAIM OF CHRYSTIAN GONZALEZ, OUR FILE NO. 07-C-145/STREET. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KARLA M. NIEMAN, (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. Quintana NOT PRESENT
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX7.  Discussion and action on claim of Yucca Council No. 573 Boy Scouts of America, Our File No. 07-C-216. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE, 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 CLAIM OF YUCCA COUNCIL NO. 573 BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, OUR FILE NO. 07-C-216.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON CLAIM OF YUCCA COUNCIL NO. 573 BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, OUR FILE NO. 07-C-216. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, ERNIE 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. Quintana NOT PRESENT
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX8.  Discussion and action regarding Empowerment Zone Loan EZRLF-70 to Chama Lounge and Gallery, Inc. d/b/a Chama Lounge. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO AUTHORIZES THE CITY ATTORNEY TO TAKE ANY AND ALL ACTION TO PROTECT THE CITY’S INTEREST AND POSITION BOTH AFFIRMATIVE AND DEFENSIVE, AS NECESSARY, RELATED TO COLLECTION EFFORTS AND DEBT RECOVERY OF EMPOWERMENT ZONE LOAN EZRLF-70 AGAINST CHAMA LOUNGE & GALLERY, INC. D/B/A CHAMA LOUNGE AND ITS LOAN GUARANTORS, LUIS O. SANCHEZ II AND KEVIN DEVONISH. 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, PROOF OF CLAIMS, COMPLAINTS AND ANY OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE OR JUDICIAL PROCEEDING OR PROCESS, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE CITY MANAGER. THIS AUTHORIZATION ALSO AUTHORIZES THE CITY ATTORNEY TO RETAIN OUTSIDE COUNSEL IN CONNECTION WITH THIS MATTER.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING EMPOWERMENT ZONE LOAN EZRLF-70 TO CHAMA LOUNGE AND GALLERY, INC. D/B/A CHAMA LOUNGE. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIE TAYLOR, (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. Quintana 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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