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Agenda: SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 1/21/2009
 
   
Item: 1.  Staff presentation by the City's Development Services Department and Halff & Associates Inc. on a ''Report of Annexation Policy and a 10-Year Annexation Plan'' conducted at the request of the City of El Paso and the report findings and recommendations. "
   
 

STAFF PRESENTATION BY THE CITY'S DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT AND HALFF & ASSOCIATES INC. ON A ''REPORT OF ANNEXATION POLICY AND A 10-YEAR ANNEXATION PLAN'' CONDUCTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE REPORT FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS.

[CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE, JOHN NEAL, (915) 541-4285]

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4056]

"2. COMMENTS FROM THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE (LRC) AS MADE AT THEIR DECEMBER 4, 2008, MEETING AND PRESENTED BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY AS CHAIR OF THE LRC."

COMMENTS FROM THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE (LRC) AS MADE AT THEIR DECEMBER 4, 2008, MEETING AND PRESENTED BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY AS CHAIR OF THE LRC.

"3. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE ''REPORT OF ANNEXATION POLICY AND A 10-YEAR ANNEXATION PLAN'' INCLUDING POLICY DIRECTION ON THE REPORT FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS, TIMELINES, AND NEXT STEPS TO BE INITIATED."

ACTION TAKEN: 1ST MOTION - DIRECT STAFF TO COME BACK WITHIN 60 TO 90 DAYS AN POLICY FOR PROCESSING ANNEXATION APPLICATIONS THAT INCORPORATES THE DEVELOPMENT ACTIONS TO THE FULL COSTS, THE LAND USE AND DESIGN COMPONENTS, THE INCORPORATION OF THE MAP OF THE AREAS THE CITY WOULD LIKE TO SEE ANNEXED THAT MIRRORS WHAT THE CONSULTANT HAS DONE, AND VARIOUS OTHER ISSUES RELATIVE TO THE PARAMETERS OF THE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE MASTER PLAN.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE ''REPORT OF ANNEXATION POLICY AND A 10-YEAR ANNEXATION PLAN'' INCLUDING POLICY DIRECTION ON THE REPORT FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS, TIMELINES, AND NEXT STEPS TO BE INITIATED.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta 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: 3.  Discussion and action on the ''Report of Annexation Policy and a 10-Year Annexation Plan'' including policy direction on the report findings and recommendations, timelines, and next steps to be initiated."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 2ND MOTION - ACCEPT 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D, 4E, A PORTION OF 6, 8, 8B, 12, AND 12B INTO THE CITY'S ANNEXATION POLICY.

STAFF PRESENTATION BY THE CITY'S DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT AND HALFF & ASSOCIATES INC. ON A ''REPORT OF ANNEXATION POLICY AND A 10-YEAR ANNEXATION PLAN'' CONDUCTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE REPORT FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS.

[CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE, JOHN NEAL, (915) 541-4285]

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4056]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta 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: 3.  Discussion and action on the ''Report of Annexation Policy and a 10-Year Annexation Plan'' including policy direction on the report findings and recommendations, timelines, and next steps to be initiated."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 3RD MOTION - INCLUDE 6A IN TIER 1.

STAFF PRESENTATION BY THE CITY'S DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT AND HALFF & ASSOCIATES INC. ON A ''REPORT OF ANNEXATION POLICY AND A 10-YEAR ANNEXATION PLAN'' CONDUCTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE REPORT FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS.

[CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE, JOHN NEAL, (915) 541-4285]

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4056]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta 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: 3.  Discussion and action on the ''Report of Annexation Policy and a 10-Year Annexation Plan'' including policy direction on the report findings and recommendations, timelines, and next steps to be initiated."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 4TH MOTION - INCLUDE THE GREEN AREA OF THE WESTSIDE IN TIER 1.

STAFF PRESENTATION BY THE CITY'S DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT AND HALFF & ASSOCIATES INC. ON A ''REPORT OF ANNEXATION POLICY AND A 10-YEAR ANNEXATION PLAN'' CONDUCTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE REPORT FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS.

[CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE, JOHN NEAL, (915) 541-4285]

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4056]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta 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: 3.  Discussion and action on the ''Report of Annexation Policy and a 10-Year Annexation Plan'' including policy direction on the report findings and recommendations, timelines, and next steps to be initiated."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 5TH MOTION - INCLUDE THE BLUE AREAS (A PORTION OF 6, 7, 7B, 8, 10, AND A PORTION OF 10B) ON THE EASTSIDE IN TIER 2, NOT INCLUDING THE SPARKS SUBDIVISION (7B).

STAFF PRESENTATION BY THE CITY'S DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT AND HALFF & ASSOCIATES INC. ON A ''REPORT OF ANNEXATION POLICY AND A 10-YEAR ANNEXATION PLAN'' CONDUCTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE REPORT FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS.

[CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE, JOHN NEAL, (915) 541-4285]

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4056]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta 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: 3.  Discussion and action on the ''Report of Annexation Policy and a 10-Year Annexation Plan'' including policy direction on the report findings and recommendations, timelines, and next steps to be initiated."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 6TH AND FINAL MOTION - ADOPTED A POLICY FOR ONLY VOLUNTARY ANNEXATION.

STAFF PRESENTATION BY THE CITY'S DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT AND HALFF & ASSOCIATES INC. ON A ''REPORT OF ANNEXATION POLICY AND A 10-YEAR ANNEXATION PLAN'' CONDUCTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE REPORT FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS.

[CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE, JOHN NEAL, (915) 541-4285]

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4056]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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