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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 9/9/2008
 
   
Item: 1.  MUNICIPAL CLERK: Discussion and action on the appointment of one of the following applicants to the position of Judge, Municipal Court 4, to fill an expired term.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED RICK OLIVO TO THE POSITION OF JUDGE, MUNICIPAL COURT 4, TO FILL AN UNEXPIRED TERM.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPOINTMENT OF ONE OF THE FOLLOWING APPLICANTS TO THE POSITION OF JUDGE, MUNICIPAL COURT 4, TO FILL AN EXPIRED TERM. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

1. RICK OLIVO

2. MARLENE GONZALEZ

3. CHERYL LAY

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NO
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: 2.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to execute a Chapter 380 Economic Development Program Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and Hawkins Regency L.L.C.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE A CHAPTER 380 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND HAWKINS REGENCY L.L.C., A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (''APPLICANT''), TO PROVIDE FOR A GRANT FROM THE CITY TO THE APPLICANT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $8,000,000 NET PRESENT VALUE IN CONNECTION WITH THE APPLICANT'S REMOVAL OF THE BLIGHTED CONDITIONS AND REDEVELOPMENT OF THE APPROXIMATELY 55-ACRE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 8889 GATEWAY WEST BOULEVARD IN EL PASO, TEXAS, SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS PROVIDED IN THE AGREEMENT. [GENERAL FUND] (DISTRICT 3)

[ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4760]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta 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: 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.

"3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 2, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 2, 2008. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"4. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"5A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND GATEWAY MISSION TRAINING AND CONFERENCE CENTER FOR THE PURCHASE OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 600 SOUTH PIEDRAS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND GATEWAY MISSION TRAINING AND CONFERENCE CENTER FOR $180,000 FOR THE PURCHASE OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 600 SOUTH PIEDRAS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FOR THE CHAMIZAL NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION STRATEGY AREA PROJECT. (DISTRICT 8) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4643]

"5B. RESOLUTION: A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO AGREES TO CREATE A JOINT ''COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE'' IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE COUNTY OF EL PASO TO ENCOURAGE PARTICIPATION IN THE U.S. CENSUS THROUGH OUTREACH PROGRAMS AND EVENTS THAT BRING POSITIVE AWARENESS OF THE 2010 CENSUS TO ALL THE PEOPLE OF EL PASO.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO AGREES TO CREATE A JOINT ''COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE'' IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE COUNTY OF EL PASO TO ENCOURAGE PARTICIPATION IN THE U.S. CENSUS THROUGH OUTREACH PROGRAMS AND EVENTS THAT BRING POSITIVE AWARENESS OF THE 2010 CENSUS TO ALL THE PEOPLE OF EL PASO. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHUCK KOOSHIAN, (915) 541-4632]

"5C. RESOLUTION: SOLID WASTE LIENS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE SOLID WASTE LIENS ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT A) (DISTRICTS 1, 2, 4, & 7)

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

ATTACHMENT A

SOLID WASTE LIENS

SEPTEMBER 9, 2008

748 DORSEY DRIVE $154.60 ALFREDO DIAZ-MATA

(DISTRICT 1)

8605 GATEWAY BLVD S $591.23 JAMAR CONSTRUCTION

(DISTRICT 2)

3827 TYLER $99.56 JOHN H. TRIEN

(DISTRICT 2)

9949 AGENA $131.71 JEFFREY H. MUMFORD

(DISTRICT 4)

5712 EDINBURG DRIVE $152.82 HUGO J. TREVIZO

(DISTRICT 4)

LOT(S) 31 & 32, BLOCK 73-C, LOGAN HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 4) $374.19 HOWARD M. & LELA M. SIMS

ELY 181.97 FT OF LOT 1 (21780.0 SQ FT), BLOCK 5, CONTINENTAL INDUSTRIAL PARK SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 7) $579.32 ARTHUR VELIZ

WLY 78.11 FT OF LOT 1 (15137.45 SQ FT), BLOCK 2, ROUGH RIDERS SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 7) $414.35 BELK BROTHERS LTD

"5D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF COMMUNITY HEALTH PREPAREDNESS COORDINATOR

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF COMMUNITY HEALTH PREPAREDNESS COORDINATOR IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 22255. THE GRADE IS PM 132. SALARY RANGE: $54,542.78 - $83,450.45. FUND SOURCE: 41150023 - 06335 - 41000G2008. (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA BALL THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

"6A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: MACEO CRENSHAW DAILEY, JR. TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

MACEO CRENSHAW DAILEY, JR. TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"6B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: TERI M. SPICER TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

TERI M. SPICER TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK.

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

"7A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MARY CASTILLO TO THE CITY ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

MARY CASTILLO TO THE CITY ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO FILL AN UNEXPIRED TERM BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8.

[REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

"7B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: BERNARD J. SARGENT TO THE GREATER EL PASO CIVIC, CONVENTION, AND TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

BERNARD J. SARGENT TO THE GREATER EL PASO CIVIC, CONVENTION, AND TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8.

[REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

"7C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: KEN WALTERS TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

KEN WALTERS TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, DISTRICT 3. [REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, (915) 541-4572]

"8. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO LANDSCAPE STRUCTURE INC., A CONTRACTOR UNDER U.S. COMMUNITIES COOPERATIVE PURCHASING ALLIANCE, CONTRACT NO. 040377, FOR PROCUREMENT OF PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT FOR SALVADOR RIVAS PARK.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO LANDSCAPE STRUCTURE INC., A CONTRACTOR UNDER U.S. COMMUNITIES COOPERATIVE PURCHASING ALLIANCE, CONTRACT NO. 040377, FOR PROCUREMENT OF PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT FOR SALVADOR RIVAS PARK. PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE U.S. COMMUNITIES PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND COUNCIL ON JULY 5, 2006.

DEPARTMENT: PARKS & RECREATION

ACCOUNT NO.: 99331117 - 508009 - 27263 - PCP08PA01

FUNDING SOURCE: PARKS PROPORTIONALITY FURNITURE & FIXTURES, FY2006 CO'S

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $55,901.75

REFERENCE NO.: 2009-025

DISTRICT: 5

[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: 9A.  - 9B. 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 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.030 (SCHEDULE III - PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON CERTAIN STREETS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD HELEN OF TROY DRIVE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 16, 2008, FOR ITEM 9A

9B. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON08-00050 TO SATISFY PARKING REQUIREMENTS BY ALLOWING OFF-SITE, OFF-STREET PARKING ON PARCEL 2 DESCRIBED AS LOTS 24, 25, AND 26, BLOCK 3, WOMBLE ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, MORE COMMONLY KNOWN AS 5911, 5913, AND 5915 CLEVELAND AVENUE TO SERVE PARCEL 1, DESCRIBED AS LOTS 4, 5, 6, AND 7, BLOCK 3, WOMBLE ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, MORE COMMONLY KNOWN AS 5928 TROWBRIDGE DRIVE, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.10.410 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTIES: (PARCEL 1) 5928 TROWBRIDGE DRIVE; (PARCEL 2) 5911, 5913, AND 5915 CLEVELAND AVENUE. APPLICANT: HOLY LIGHT CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST, INC. ZON08-00050 (DISTRICT 3) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2008, FOR ITEM 9B

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. 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 granting Special Permit No. ZON08-00038 to allow for retail uses within the SRR (Special Residential Revitalization) Zoning District on the property described as Lot 11, Block 87, Campbell Addition, commonly known as 700 South Oregon Street
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON08-00038 TO ALLOW FOR RETAIL USES WITHIN THE SRR (SPECIAL RESIDENTIAL REVITALIZATION) ZONING DISTRICT ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 11, BLOCK 87, CAMPBELL ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, MORE COMMONLY KNOWN AS 700 SOUTH OREGON STREET, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.04.270 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. APPLICANT: A&R URBINA. ZON08 00038 (DISTRICT 8)

[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: 10B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 23-A-3, A.F. Miller Survey No. 214, De Leon Drive north of Fiesta Drive and south of Mesa Street. ZON08-00014
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 23-A-3, A.F. MILLER SURVEY NO. 214, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-3 (COMMERCIAL) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: DE LEON DRIVE NORTH OF FIESTA DRIVE AND SOUTH OF MESA STREET. APPLICANT: ALBERT GOMEZ BUILDERS, INC. ZON08-00014 (DISTRICT 8) [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: 10C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON08-00048 to allow for a planned residential development with reduced setbacks, and reduced lot depth on Tract 23-A-3, A.F. Miller Survey No. 214, De Leon Drive north of Fiesta Drive and south of Mesa Street.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON08-00048 TO ALLOW FOR A PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT WITH REDUCED SETBACKS, AND REDUCED LOT DEPTH ON TRACT 23-A-3, A.F. MILLER SURVEY NO. 214, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.04.270 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: DE LEON DRIVE NORTH OF FIESTA DRIVE AND SOUTH OF MESA STREET. APPLICANT: ALBERT GOMEZ BUILDERS, INC. ZON08-00048 (DISTRICT 8) [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 Section 39, Block 79, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railroad Company Surveys, North Zaragoza Road at Rich Beem Drive. ZON08-00015
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF SECTION 39, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH ZARAGOZA ROAD AT RICH BEEM DRIVE. APPLICANT: RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD. ZON08-00015 (DISTRICT 5)

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

   
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: 10E.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance releasing a condition placed on property by Ordinance No. 8527 which changed the zoning of a portion of Lots 20 and 23, Block B, Pioneer Subdivision, 6540 Mohair. ZON07 00154
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AN ORDINANCE RELEASING A CONDITION PLACED ON PROPERTY BY ORDINANCE NO. 8527 WHICH CHANGED THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOTS 20 AND 23, BLOCK B, PIONEER SUBDIVISION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND WHICH IMPOSED CERTAIN CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 6540 MOHAIR. APPLICANT: EDUARDO GUZMAN. ZON07 00154 (DISTRICT 4) THIS IS AN APPEAL CASE.

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ISMAEL SEGOVIA, (915) 541-4027] POSTPONED FROM 09-02-08

   
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: 10F.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Lots 20 and 23, Block B, Pioneer Subdivision, 6540 Mohair. ZON07-00125
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOTS 20 AND 23, BLOCK B, PIONEER SUBDIVISION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-4/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO M-2 (MANUFACTURING). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 6540 MOHAIR. APPLICANT: EDUARDO GUZMAN. ZON07-00125 (DISTRICT 4)

THIS IS AN APPEAL CASE.

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ISMAEL SEGOVIA, (915) 541-4027] POSTPONED FROM 09-02-08

   
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: 10G.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance extending the term of Ordinance 16013 which granted a Special Privilege to Mario Hernandez, Hector Cobos, Jr., Eber Martinez, Maria Cobos, Margarita Cobos, Juan Torres, Pedro Orona, Hector Cobos, Maria Prieto, Maria Grado, Jack Kellog, Jesus Hernandez, Eusebio Coronel, Victor Ochoa, Carmen Cox, Maria Chavez, Eunise Morales, Maria Barraza, Santiago Aguilar, and   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE EXTENDING THE TERM OF ORDINANCE 16013 WHICH GRANTED A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO MARIO HERNANDEZ, HECTOR COBOS, JR., EBER MARTINEZ, MARIA COBOS, MARGARITA COBOS, JUAN TORRES, PEDRO ORONA, HECTOR COBOS, MARIA PRIETO, MARIA GRADO, JACK KELLOG, JESUS HERNANDEZ, EUSEBIO CORONEL, VICTOR OCHOA, CARMEN COX, MARIA CHAVEZ, EUNISE MORALES, MARIA BARRAZA, SANTIAGO AGUILAR, AND BRANDON PALMA TO ENCROACH ONTO A PORTION OF VARIOUS PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY WITH A FOOD-VENDING CONCESSION IN THE DOWNTOWN AREA. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

POSTPONED FROM 09-02-08

   
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: 11.  CITY MANAGER: An Ordinance amending Title 2 (Administration and Personnel), Chapter 2.92 (Ethics); to amend Section 2.92.070, Subsection A, to eliminate the requirement that financial disclosure forms be filed annually by City Board and Commission members.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL), CHAPTER 2.92 (ETHICS); TO AMEND SECTION 2.92.070, SUBSECTION A, TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT THAT FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE FORMS BE FILED ANNUALLY BY CITY BOARD AND COMMISSION MEMBERS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE, JOYCE A. WILSON, (915) 541-4071] POSTPONED FROM 06-17-08

   
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 YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on directing the City Manager to establish the appropriate course of action in addressing the concerns relating to the Love Road neighborhood.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON DIRECTING THE CITY MANAGER TO ESTABLISH THE APPROPRIATE COURSE OF ACTION IN ADDRESSING THE CONCERNS RELATING TO THE LOVE ROAD NEIGHBORHOOD. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123] POSTPONED FROM 08-19-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 13.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Discussion and action on Conditional B permit for Tierra Del Este Unit 50 Subdivision.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON CONDITIONAL B PERMIT FOR TIERRA DEL ESTE UNIT 50 SUBDIVISION. (DISTRICT 5) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, LARRY F. NICHOLS, (915) 541-4557]

   
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.  ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the R. W. Beck presentation on Revenue Enhancements Options and Flow Control.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CARRIED TO ACCEPT THE STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS AND TO AUTHORIZE STAFF TO INVESTIGATE FLOW CONTROL AS ONE OF THE OPTIONS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE R. W. BECK PRESENTATION ON REVENUE ENHANCEMENTS OPTIONS AND FLOW CONTROL. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
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: EX1.  Claim of the estate of Gregory Smith; our file No. 08-C-167. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT CLAIMANTS’ SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE CLAIM OF ESTATE OF GREGORY SMITH AND HEIRS, OUR FILE NO. 08-C-167.

CLAIM OF THE ESTATE OF GREGORY SMITH; OUR FILE NO. 08-C-167. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN, (915) 541-4550] POSTPONED FROM 09-02-08

   
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: EX2.  Rafael Gardon vs. City of El Paso; Cause No. 2003-493. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND CARRIED THAT THE OUTSIDE COUNSEL FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT PLAINTIFF’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED RAFAEL GARDON VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2003-493.

RAFAEL GARDON VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2003-493. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN, (915) 541-4550] POSTPONED FROM 08-26-08 AND 09-02-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX3.  City of El Paso vs. Public Utility Commission of Texas, Cause No. D-1-Gv-04-002035, 201st Judicial District Court, Travis County, Texas. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO APPEAL THE JUDGMENT OF THE 201ST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, TRAVIS, COUNTY, TEXAS REGARDING THE LAWSUIT ENTITLED CITY OF EL PASO V. PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF TEXAS, CAUSE NO. D-1-GV-04-002035 TO THE TEXAS THIRD COURT OF APPEALS (AUSTIN).

CITY OF EL PASO VS. PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS, CAUSE NO. D-1-GV-04-002035, 201ST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, TRAVIS COUNTY, TEXAS. (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. 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: EX4.  Juana Patricia Acosta et al. vs. City of El Paso, et al.; Cause No. 2006-1380. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE QUINTANA, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO GRANT SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY TO OUTSIDE COUNSEL TO RESOLVE THE LAWSUIT STYLED JUANA PATRICIA ACOSTA ET AL. V. CITY OF EL PASO, ET AL.; CAUSE NO. 2006 1380, AS RECOMMENDED BY OUTSIDE COUNSEL, AND THAT OUTSIDE COUNSEL BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTS TO EFFECTUATE THAT AUTHORITY.

JUANA PATRICIA ACOSTA ET AL. VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET AL.; CAUSE NO. 2006-1380. (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. Acosta 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: ADDN01.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on directing the City Manager to create a vehicle-for-hire Ordinance that would allow for pedicab type services in the City.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO DIRECT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE TO BRING BACK TO COUNCIL AN AMENDMENT TO THE CURRENT VEHICLE-FOR-HIRE ORDINANCE TO ALLOW FOR PEDICAB TYPE SERVICES AS ONE FIXED UNIT.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON DIRECTING THE CITY MANAGER TO CREATE A VEHICLE-FOR-HIRE ORDINANCE THAT WOULD ALLOW FOR PEDICAB TYPE SERVICES IN THE CITY.

[REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

   
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


 
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