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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 7/29/2008
 
   
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 22, 2008, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES OF JULY 22, 2008, AND JULY 16, 2008, JULY 17, 2008, AND JULY 18, 2008. (BUDGET HEARINGS).

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 22, 2008, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES OF JULY 22, 2008, AND JULY 16, 2008, JULY 17, 2008, AND JULY 18, 2008. (BUDGET HEARINGS). [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE A STATE USE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TIBH, INC., AND BORDER TM INDUSTRIES, INC. FOR SPECIFIED GROUNDS MAINTENANCE SERVICES AT THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE A STATE USE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TIBH, INC., AND BORDER TM INDUSTRIES, INC. FOR SPECIFIED GROUNDS MAINTENANCE SERVICES AT THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT FOR A TERM OF THREE YEARS; AND THAT IT IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CITY FOR THIS GROUNDS MAINTENANCE SERVICE FUNCTION TO BE PERFORMED THROUGH CONTRACT.

(DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN ''OTHER TRANSACTION AGREEMENT'' BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY - TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION REGARDING THE PLACEMENT OF CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION CAMERAS AT THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN ''OTHER TRANSACTION AGREEMENT'' BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY - TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION REGARDING THE PLACEMENT OF CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION CAMERAS AT THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE ADMINISTRATIVE FEE TO BE PAID BY EVERY PUBLIC ACCESS PROGRAM PRODUCER FOR EACH ONE HOUR PUBLIC ACCESS PROGRAM AIRED ON CITY CABLE 15 BE ADOPTED.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

THAT THE ADMINISTRATIVE FEE TO BE PAID BY EVERY PUBLIC ACCESS PROGRAM PRODUCER FOR EACH ONE HOUR PUBLIC ACCESS PROGRAM AIRED ON CITY CABLE 15 BE ADOPTED. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY MANAGER'S, JULIET LOZANO (915) 541-4010]

"3D1. & 3D2. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LOCAL PROJECT ADVANCE FUNDING AGREEMENT (LPAFA) BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND THE STATE OF TEXAS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

1. THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LOCAL PROJECT ADVANCE FUNDING AGREEMENT (LPAFA) BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND THE STATE OF TEXAS, ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (''STATE''). THE SCOPE OF WORK FOR THIS AGREEMENT IS DESCRIBED AS AN UPGRADE TO CURRENT DESIGN STANDARDS OF TRAFFIC SIGNALS AT 15 LOCATIONS TO PROVIDE FOR TRAFFIC FLOW IMPROVEMENTS. TOTAL PROJECT COST $2,558,100 - FEDERALLY FUNDED.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

2. THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LOCAL PROJECT ADVANCE FUNDING AGREEMENT (LPAFA) BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND THE STATE OF TEXAS, ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (''STATE''). THE SCOPE OF WORK FOR THIS AGREEMENT IS DESCRIBED AS THE INSTALLATION OF VIDEO SURVEILLANCE AND COUNT STATIONS FOR ALTERNATE ROUTES CITYWIDE. TOTAL PROJECT COST $5,749,721 FEDERALLY-FUNDED. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO FILE A GRANT APPLICATION WITH THE RIO GRANDE COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS FOR A REGIONAL SOLID WASTE GRANTS PROGRAM GRANT FOR AN EDUCATIONAL COORDINATOR

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO FILE A GRANT APPLICATION WITH THE RIO GRANDE COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS FOR A REGIONAL SOLID WASTE GRANTS PROGRAM GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $42,200 FOR AN EDUCATIONAL COORDINATOR; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ACT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE APPLICATION; AND PLEDGING THAT IF A GRANT IS RECEIVED, THE CITY OF EL PASO WILL COMPLY WITH THE GRANT REQUIREMENTS OF THE RIO GRANDE COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS, THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND THE STATE OF TEXAS.

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

"3G. RESOLUTION: THAT CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO FILE A GRANT APPLICATION WITH THE RIO GRANDE COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS FOR A REGIONAL SOLID WASTE GRANTS PROGRAM GRANT I FOR A BILINGUAL EDUCATIONAL VIDEO

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO FILE A GRANT APPLICATION WITH THE RIO GRANDE COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS FOR A REGIONAL SOLID WASTE GRANTS PROGRAM GRANT I THE AMOUNT OF $38,000 FOR A BILINGUAL EDUCATIONAL VIDEO; AUTHORIZING THE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DIRECTOR TO ACT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE APPLICATION; AND PLEDGING THAT IF A GRANT IS RECEIVED, THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS WILL COMPLY WITH THE GRANT REQUIREMENTS OF THE RIO GRANDE COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS, THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND THE STATE OF TEXAS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"3H. RESOLUTION: THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY GREEN SCENE INC. THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2008-117

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY GREEN SCENE INC. THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2008-117 PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION C, CLAUSE 8B OF THE CONTRACT CLAUSES DUE TO DEFAULT AND THAT THE TERMINATION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AS OF JULY 29, 2008. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

"3I. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE COUNTY AND CITY OF EL PASO TO SUBMIT A JOINT APPLICATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE - 2008 EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (JAG)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE COUNTY AND CITY OF EL PASO TO SUBMIT A JOINT APPLICATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE - 2008 EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (JAG), IN THE AMOUNT OF $100,073. THE FUNDS RECEIVED UNDER THE JAG PROGRAM WILL BE ALLOCATED 50% TO THE COUNTY AND 50% TO THE CITY. THE CITY GRANT FUNDS WILL BE UTILIZED TO CONTINUE UPDATING ITS RADIO SYSTEM TO P25 COMPLIANCE AND IN THE PROCESS TRANSITION FROM AN ANALOG SYSTEM TO A DIGITAL ONE. P 25 ARE STANDARDS FOR DIGITAL RADIO COMMUNICATIONS FOR USE BY FEDERAL, STATE/PROVINCE AND LOCAL PUBLIC SAFETY AGENCIES THAT ENABLES THEM TO COMMUNICATE WITH OTHER AGENCIES AND MUTUAL AID RESPONSE TEAMS IN EMERGENCIES. THAT THE CITY MANAGER OR HER DESIGNEE BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY GRANT RELATED PAPERWORK, INCLUDING ALL UNDERSTANDINGS AND ASSURANCES CONTAINED THEREIN, AND ACCEPT, REJECT, ALTER, OR TERMINATE THE RESULTING GRANT, AUTHORIZE BUDGET TRANSFERS AND SUBMIT NECESSARY REVISIONS TO THE OPERATIONAL PLAN. NO CASH MATCH REQUIRED.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [POLICE DEPARTMENT, TOM WHITTEN, (915) 564-7304]

"4A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: MICHAEL WENDT TO THE EL PASO COUNTY 911 DISTRICT BOARD OF MANAGERS

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

MICHAEL WENDT TO THE EL PASO COUNTY 911 DISTRICT BOARD OF MANAGERS BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"4B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: PHILIPP G. DIETER TO THE CONSTRUCTION BOARD OF APPEALS

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

PHILIPP G. DIETER TO THE CONSTRUCTION BOARD OF APPEALS BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

"4C. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: SUSANNA VISCONTI TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

SUSANNA VISCONTI TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: RUBEN CHAVEZ TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

RUBEN CHAVEZ TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, DISTRICT 3. [REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, (915) 541-4572]

"5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: HECTOR F. ARELLANO TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

HECTOR F. ARELLANO TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

"6. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO TOTER, INC., UNDER THE TEXAS PROCUREMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES (TPASS) TERM CONTRACT 450-A2 FOR GARBAGE/REFUSE CARTS.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER, FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO TOTER, INC., UNDER THE TEXAS PROCUREMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES (TPASS) TERM CONTRACT 450-A2 FOR GARBAGE/REFUSE CARTS. TOTAL ESTIMATED EXPENDITURES ARE $109,908.96

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

ACCOUNT NO.: 34010289 - 508009 - 40403

FUNDING SOURCE: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $109,908.96

REFERENCE NO.: 2008-227

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"7. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-169 (JANITORIAL SERVICES-CHALIO ACOSTA-DELTA AND PAVO REAL RECREATION CENTERS) TO CAREFREE JANITORIAL SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-169 (JANITORIAL SERVICES-CHALIO ACOSTA-DELTA AND PAVO REAL RECREATION CENTERS) TO CAREFREE JANITORIAL SERVICES, FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $190,288.

DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION

AWARD TO: CAREFREE JANITORIAL SERVICES

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

CHALIO ACOSTA RECREATION CENTER

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: 1ST YEAR $33,280

2ND YEAR $36,072

3RD YEAR $36,072

OPTION: 2 YEARS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $105,424

PAVO REAL RECREATION CENTER

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: 1ST YEAR $26,784

2ND YEAR $29,040

3RD YEAR $29,040

OPTION: 2 YEARS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $84,864

ACCOUNT NO.: 51010256 - 502206 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: OPERATING FUNDS, JANITORIAL SERVICE

MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $190,288

DISTRICTS: 6 AND 8

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND PARKS AND RECREATION RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED, TO THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

"8. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-149 (UNIFORMS) TO BAZAAR UNIFORMS & MEN'S STORE, LLC; MISSION LINEN SUPPLY; ORIENT ARTS, INC. DBA THE UNISOURCE COMPANY; PROMOTIONAL DESIGNS, INC.; R4 INDUSTRIES, INC.; AND UNIFORMS OF TEXAS

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-149 (UNIFORMS) TO BAZAAR UNIFORMS & MEN'S STORE, LLC; MISSION LINEN SUPPLY; ORIENT ARTS, INC. DBA THE UNISOURCE COMPANY; PROMOTIONAL DESIGNS, INC.; R4 INDUSTRIES, INC.; AND UNIFORMS OF TEXAS FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $267,811.50.

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: BAZAAR UNIFORMS & MEN'S STORE, LLC

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 5, 6, 9, 10 AND 11

OPTION: 1 YEAR

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $41,794.70

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: MISSION LINEN SUPPLY

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 1, 12, 13, AND 14

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $22,801

AWARD TO: VENDOR 3: ORIENT ARTS, INC. DBA THE UNISOURCE

COMPANY

CARLSTADT, NJ

ITEMS: 2

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $1,080

AWARD TO: VENDOR 4: PROMOTIONAL DESIGNS, INC.

GREEN BAY, WI

ITEMS: 8

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $1,079.70

AWARD TO: VENDOR 5: R4 INDUSTRIES, INC.

ARLINGTON, TX

ITEMS: 3, 15, 17, AND 18

OPTION: 1 YEAR

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $16,006.60

AWARD TO: VENDOR 6: UNIFORMS OF TEXAS

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 4 AND 16

OPTION: 1 YEAR

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $6,508.50

ACCOUNT NOS.: 34010286 - 503120 - 503123 - 40403

34010289 - 503120 - 503123 - 40403

34010291 - 503120 - 503123 - 40403

34010292 - 503120 - 503123 - 40403

34010293 - 503120 - 503123 - 40403

34010294 - 503120 - 503123 - 40403

34010296 - 503120 - 503123 - 40403

FUNDING SOURCE: CODE ENFORCEMENT-ADMINISTRATIVE/SAFETY-

COLLECTIONS-FLEET-AIR QUALITY-SPECIAL

COLLECTIONS-LANDFILL

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $89,270.50

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $267,811.50

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTHS.

THE COST UNDER THIS REQUIREMENT CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED VALUE. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED VALUE AND WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM SO LONG AS INCREASED FUNDS ARE APPROPRIATED IN THE BUDGET.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDERS.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta 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: 3E.  RESOLUTION: That the City Engineer is hereby authorized and directed to designate five offset angle parking spaces on the north side of Gazelle Drive at the address of 1220 Golden Key Circle.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY ENGINEER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO DESIGNATE FIVE OFFSET ANGLE PARKING SPACES ON THE NORTH SIDE OF GAZELLE DRIVE AT THE ADDRESS OF 1220 GOLDEN KEY CIRCLE. SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY SHALL BE USED FOR PUBLIC PARKING AND CANNOT BE USED TO SATISFY THE OFF-STREET PARKING REQUIRED BY CITY ORDINANCE FOR THE ADJACENT PROPERTY. (DISTRICT 3) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta 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: 9A.  - 9C. 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.

9A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.44 (STOPPING, STANDING AND PARKING GENERALLY), SECTION 12.44.160 (PARKING IN ALLEYS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO ALLOW PARKING IN ALL ALLEYS. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.44.160(C) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS )

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

9B. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE YSLETA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, FOR THE LEASE OF A 7.8662 ACRE PORTION OF BLACKIE CHESHER PARK, FOR A TERM OF NINETY-NINE YEARS. (DISTRICT 6) [PARKS AND RECREATION, NANETTE SMEJKAL, (915) 541-4283]

9C. AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 12 (VEHICLES & TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.54 (TOWING REGULATIONS AND FEES) TO AMEND SECTION 12.54.010 (DEFINITIONS) TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR POLICE ORDERED TOW; SECTION 12.54.040 (PENALTY) TO CLARIFY THE APPLICATION OF THE PENALTY; AND TO ADD SECTION 12.54.060 (FEE FOR POLICE ORDERED TOWING SERVICES); THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 12.54.040 AND 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, TOM WHITTEN, (915) 564-7304]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 5, 2008, FOR ITEMS 9A - 9C

PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD AS PART OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING THAT 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. Acosta 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: 10A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning north of Interstate Highway 10 and south of Pete Payan Drive. ZON08 00017.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED FOUR (4) WEEKS.

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: PARCEL 1: ALL OF TRACT 4, J. BARKER SURVEY NO. 10, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM M-3 (UNRESTRICTED MANUFACTURING) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS; AND, PARCEL 2: ALL OF TRACTS 6 AND 7, I.F. HARRISON SURVEY NO. 54 AND TRACT 3, J. BARKER SURVEY NO. 10, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL), A-2 (APARTMENT) AND M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS; AND, PARCEL 3: A PORTION OF TRACTS 6 AND 7, I.F. HARRISON SURVEY NO. 54, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) AND A-2 (APARTMENT) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL); AND, PARCEL 4: ALL OF TRACT 7, I.F. HARRISON SURVEY NO. 54, TRACTS 3 AND 3A, J. BARKER SURVEY NO. 10, AND TRACT 4F2B, A.F. MILLER SURVEY NO. 215, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING), R-3 (RESIDENTIAL), AND A-2 (APARTMENT) TO R-3A (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 10 AND SOUTH OF PETE PAYAN DRIVE. APPLICANTS: EPT MONTECILLO DEVELOPMENT WEST, LP. ZON08 00017. (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633] POSTPONED FROM 07-01-08 AND 07-08-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta 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: 10B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending the El Paso City Code by adding Title 21, Smart Code, to establish the Smart Code regulations, to create Smart Code use districts in accordance with the Comprehensive Plan
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 1ST MOTION THAT 50% OF ALL APPLICATION OR FILING FEES SHOULD BE WAIVED FOR APPLICANTS UNDER THIS CODE. THE MOTION FAILED.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING TITLE 21, SMART CODE, TO ESTABLISH THE SMART CODE REGULATIONS, TO CREATE SMART CODE USE DISTRICTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, REGULATE WITHIN SUCH DISTRICTS THE HEIGHT, SCALE, LOCATION AND USE OF BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES, THE SIZE OF YARDS AND SETBACKS, CIVIC SPACES, USE OF LAND FOR COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRY, RESIDENCE AND OTHER PURPOSES; REGULATE THE DENSITY OF DWELLINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES AND THE PERCENTAGE OF LOT THAT MAY BE OCCUPIED BY STRUCTURES; DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS AS USED WITHIN THIS ORDINANCE; SPECIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR OFF-STREET PARKING OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND OFF-STREET LOADING AREAS; PROVIDE FOR DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS FOR ALL USES; PROVIDE FOR REGULATIONS REGARDING SIGNAGE; PROVIDE FOR PROCEDURES FOR SMART CODE ZONING AND DEVELOPMENT; PROVIDE FOR WARRANTS AND VARIANCES; PROVIDE FOR INCENTIVES; PROVIDE FOR ENFORCEMENT INCLUDING PENALTIES OF A FINE NOT TO EXCEED $2,000 OR CIVIL PENALTY NOT TO EXCEED $500 FOR EACH AND EVERY OFFENSE; PROVIDE FOR INJUNCTIVE RELIEF; AND PROVIDE FOR THE FOLLOWING: FINDINGS OF FACT; SEVERABILITY; EFFECTIVE DATE; AND PROPER NOTICE AND A HEARING. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, JOHN NEAL, (915) 541-4193]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NO
2 Rep. Byrd NO
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega NO
8 Rep. O'Rourke NO
- Mayor Cook NO (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: 10B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending the El Paso City Code by adding Title 21, Smart Code, to establish the Smart Code regulations, to create Smart Code use districts in accordance with the Comprehensive Plan
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: FINAL MOTION, ADOPTED AS REVISED.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING TITLE 21, SMART CODE, TO ESTABLISH THE SMART CODE REGULATIONS, TO CREATE SMART CODE USE DISTRICTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, REGULATE WITHIN SUCH DISTRICTS THE HEIGHT, SCALE, LOCATION AND USE OF BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES, THE SIZE OF YARDS AND SETBACKS, CIVIC SPACES, USE OF LAND FOR COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRY, RESIDENCE AND OTHER PURPOSES; REGULATE THE DENSITY OF DWELLINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES AND THE PERCENTAGE OF LOT THAT MAY BE OCCUPIED BY STRUCTURES; DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS AS USED WITHIN THIS ORDINANCE; SPECIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR OFF-STREET PARKING OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND OFF-STREET LOADING AREAS; PROVIDE FOR DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS FOR ALL USES; PROVIDE FOR REGULATIONS REGARDING SIGNAGE; PROVIDE FOR PROCEDURES FOR SMART CODE ZONING AND DEVELOPMENT; PROVIDE FOR WARRANTS AND VARIANCES; PROVIDE FOR INCENTIVES; PROVIDE FOR ENFORCEMENT INCLUDING PENALTIES OF A FINE NOT TO EXCEED $2,000 OR CIVIL PENALTY NOT TO EXCEED $500 FOR EACH AND EVERY OFFENSE; PROVIDE FOR INJUNCTIVE RELIEF; AND PROVIDE FOR THE FOLLOWING: FINDINGS OF FACT; SEVERABILITY; EFFECTIVE DATE; AND PROPER NOTICE AND A HEARING. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, JOHN NEAL, (915) 541-4193]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Lot 3, Block 1, Farah Subdivision, 8877 Gateway West Boulevard. ZON08 00035
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 3, BLOCK 1, FARAH SUBDIVISION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8877 GATEWAY WEST BOULEVARD. APPLICANT: HAWKINS MOTOR LODGE OF EL PASO; REPRESENTATIVE: REGENCY CENTERS. ZON08 00035 (DISTRICT 3)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta 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: 10D.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 4A-31A, Block 2, Ascarate Grant, 8929 Viscount Boulevard. ZON08-00029
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 4A-31A, BLOCK 2, ASCARATE GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-OP (COMMERCIAL OFFICE PARK) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8929 VISCOUNT BOULEVARD. APPLICANTS: HARMON FOUR STAR, LLC. ZON08-00029 (DISTRICT 3)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta 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: 10E.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 1A5, Section 45, Block 79, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railroad Company Surveys, north of Pebble Hills and west of Sunfire Boulevard. ZON08-00025
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 1A5, SECTION 45, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF PEBBLE HILLS AND WEST OF SUNFIRE BOULEVARD. APPLICANTS: JNC LAND INC. ZON08-00025 (DISTRICT 5) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd NO
3 Rep. Acosta 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: 10F.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of southeast of U.S. Highway 54 and northwest of Dyer Street. ZON08-00033
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF SECTION 16, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-3/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITION) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS; AND PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF SECTION 16, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED TO R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: SOUTHEAST OF U.S. HIGHWAY 54 AND NORTHWEST OF DYER STREET. APPLICANTS: NEWMAN RANCH PARTNERS, LP. ZON08-00033 (DISTRICT 4)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ISMAEL SEGOVIA, (915) 541-4027]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd NO
3 Rep. Acosta 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: 10G.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Parcel 1, Parcel 2, Parcel 3 and Parcel 4 of Laura E. Mundy Survey No. 238, and Laura E. Mundy Survey No. 237, ZON08-00016
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED, AS REVISED TO R-3 INSTEAD OF R-4 ZONING.

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF TRACTS 8, 9A, 9B1, AND 9C, LAURA E. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 238, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS; AND, PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF TRACTS 8, 9A, 9B1, AND 9C, LAURA E, MUNDY SURVEY NO. 238, AND A PORTION OF TRACTS 5A, 5B, AND 6, LAURA E. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 237 AND A PORTION OF NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 244, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) AND FROM R-3/SP (RESIDENTIAL/SPECIAL PERMIT) TO R-5/SP (RESIDENTIAL/SPECIAL PERMIT); AND, PARCEL 3: A PORTION OF TRACTS 9A, 9B1, AND 9B, LAURA E. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 238 AND A PORTION OF TRACTS 4B, 4B1, 5A, 5B, AND 6, LAURA E. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 237, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO R-MU (RESIDENTIAL-MIXED USE) AND APPROVING A MASTER ZONING PLAN; AND, PARCEL 4: A PORTION OF TRACTS 9B, LAURA E. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 238, AND A PORTION OF TRACTS 4A, 4B, 4B1, AND 6, LAURA E. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 237, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. APPLICANTS: EP TRANSMOUNTAIN RESIDENTIAL, LLC. ZON08-00016 (DISTRICT 1)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ISMAEL SEGOVIA, (915) 541-4027]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd NO
3 Rep. Acosta 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: 10H.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting a Special Privilege to River Elms, L.L.C. permitting the encroachment of six aerial pipelines over a portion of public right-of-way (alley) between Lots 1 - 8, Block 81, Bassett Addition, and Lots 25 - 32 and the east half of Lot 24, Block 81, Bassett Addition
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO RIVER ELMS, L.L.C. PERMITTING THE ENCROACHMENT OF SIX AERIAL PIPELINES OVER A PORTION OF PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY (ALLEY) BETWEEN LOTS 1 - 8, BLOCK 81, BASSETT ADDITION, AND LOTS 25 - 32 AND THE EAST HALF OF LOT 24, BLOCK 81, BASSETT ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta 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: 10I.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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.
   
 

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. APPLICANT: EL PASO WATER UTILITIES - PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD.

(DISTRICT 4) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHUCK KOOSHIAN, (915) 541-4632]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta 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: 11.  ENGINEERING: 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 prohibit parking on Pellicano Drive from Lomaland Drive to the east city limits and Peter Cooper Drive from Vista del Sol Drive to Dos Rios Drive.
   
 

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 PROHIBIT PARKING ON PELLICANO DRIVE FROM LOMALAND DRIVE TO THE EAST CITY LIMITS AND PETER COOPER DRIVE FROM VISTA DEL SOL DRIVE TO DOS RIOS DRIVE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.85 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. Acosta 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.  HUMAN RESOURCES: An Ordinance amending Ordinance 8065, Civil Service Rules and Regulations, Rule 1, Civil Service Commission, to add Section 13, Restriction on Representation of Employees by Former Commissioners.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 8065, CIVIL SERVICE RULES AND REGULATIONS, RULE 1, CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION, TO ADD SECTION 13, RESTRICTION ON REPRESENTATION OF EMPLOYEES BY FORMER COMMISSIONERS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA BALL THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13A.  TAX OFFICE: An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute a quitclaim (tax resale) deed conveying all right, title, and interest in real property described as the north portion of Lot 33 (25 feet on the north, 42.15 feet on the east, 25.32 feet on the south and 39.20 feet on the west), Block 12, Sunset Heights
   
 

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 DESCRIBED AS THE NORTH PORTION OF LOT 33 (25 FEET ON THE NORTH, 42.15 FEET ON THE EAST, 25.32 FEET ON THE SOUTH AND 39.20 FEET ON THE WEST), BLOCK 12, SUNSET HEIGHTS, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO JUAN ANTONIO FLORES, JR. (DISTRICT 8) [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4639] [DELGADO, ACOSTA, SPENCER, CARMEN PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta 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: 13B.  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 300 Arroyo Grande to F & F General Contractor.
   
 

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 300 ARROYO GRANDE TO F & F GENERAL CONTRACTOR. (DISTRICT 1)

[TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4639] [DELGADO, ACOSTA, SPENCER, CARMEN PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta 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: 14.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Presentation by the Community Scholars regarding bridge wait times.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PRESENTATION BY THE COMMUNITY SCHOLARS REGARDING BRIDGE WAIT TIMES.

[REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 15.  CITY MANAGER: Staff Update on the American with Disabilities Act Transition Plan.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

STAFF UPDATE ON THE AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT TRANSITION PLAN.

[GENERAL SERVICES, WILLIAM BENNETT, (915) 541-4243

   
Votes:

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OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX1.  City of San Antonio, Texas, et al (including City of El Paso, Texas) v. Hotels.Com, L.P.; et al; Cause No. SA06CA0381 OG (551.071)
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

CITY OF SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, ET AL (INCLUDING CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS) V. HOTELS.COM, L.P.; ET AL; CAUSE NO. SA06CA0381 OG (551.071)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX2.  Deborah N. Lopez v. City of El Paso, Cause No. 2007-699 (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ACOSTA, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT PLAINTIFF’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED DEBORAH N. LOPEZ V. CITY OF EL PASO.; CAUSE NO. 2007-699.

DEBORAH N. LOPEZ V. CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. 2007-699 (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KARLA NIEMAN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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