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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 8/4/2009
 
   
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 28, 2009, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS OF JULY 23, 2009 (BUDGET HEARINGS FOR CITY ATTORNEY, MAYOR & COUNCIL, CITY MANAGER, AND OTHER BUSINESS), JULY 23, 2009 (BUDGET HEARINGS FOR ZOO AND CONVENTION AND PERFORMING ARTS), WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2009 (BUDGET WRAP-UP).

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 28, 2009, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS OF JULY 23, 2009 (BUDGET HEARINGS FOR CITY ATTORNEY, MAYOR & COUNCIL, CITY MANAGER, AND OTHER BUSINESS), JULY 23, 2009 (BUDGET HEARINGS FOR ZOO AND CONVENTION AND PERFORMING ARTS), WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2009 (BUDGET WRAP-UP). [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

MAYOR PRO TEMPORE EMMA ACOSTA

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY COUNCIL AUTHORIZES THE REVISION OF THE CRITERIA AND RANKING SYSTEM FOR THE NEIGHBORHOOD IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (NIP) ROUND III

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL AUTHORIZES THE REVISION OF THE CRITERIA AND RANKING SYSTEM FOR THE NEIGHBORHOOD IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (NIP) ROUND III TO ALLOW THE AWARDING OF ADDITIONAL RATING POINT TO RECOGNIZED NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION APPLICATIONS NOT PREVIOUSLY AWARDED A PROJECT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4643]

"3B. 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, 3, 6, 7, AND 8)

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

ATTACHMENT A

SOLID WASTE LIENS

AUGUST 4, 2009

N ½ OF TRACT(S) 23 & 25 FT OF TRACT(S) 24 (15025 SQ FT), CROSS ROADS SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 1) $922.20 HARRY F. & JEANETTE ABRAHAM

3120 SAVANNAH $323.85 ANITA J. KRYSTOF

(DISTRICT 2)

5850 AUBURN $1,010.43 JEANETTE & JESSE ORNELAS, & VERONICA ORNELAS

(DISTRICT 3)

LOT(S) 96 (6000 SQ FT), BLOCK 3, ALEXANDER TO YSLETA SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 6) $198.91 LEONOR C. ARENAS

TRACT 28 (0.862 ACRE), O A DANIELSON SUR 310 ABST 10026 SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 6) $492.72 JUAN A. & 4 HINOJOSA

TRACT 5-C-1C (0.4817 AC), BLOCK 52, YSLETA SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 6) $135.23 GILBERT ARANDA

TRACT 2-P-2-B (0.095 ACRE), BLOCK 6, ASCARATE SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 7) IGNACIO & MARTHA DE LA CRUZ

8624 N LOOP $357.41 LOWER VALLEY DEVELOPMENT LLC

(DISTRICT 7)

TRACT 4 (2.184 ACRES) & TRACT 5 (2.2 ACRES), FRUITVALE SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 7) $1,105.42 E. A. CAPLES

1217 MAIN DRIVE $182.05 ARTHUR L. MASSE

(DISTRICT 8)

1605 PLAYA DEL SOL $235.09 ALFREDO DIAZ

(DISTRICT 8)

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PAUL G. GOSSELINK

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PAUL G. GOSSELINK, TO AMEND THE SCOPE OF SERVICES TO INCREASE THE COMPENSATION AMOUNT TO ASSIST IN RESEARCHING AND DEVELOPING A FLOW CONTROL ORDINANCE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"4. BOARD APPOINTMENT: RICHARD VORBA TO THE COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

RICHARD VORBA TO THE COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK.

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

"5. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUNDS:

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

AUGUST 4, 2009

A. TOYOTA MOTOR CREDIT CORPORATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,041.29 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #0807-000-1104-9659).



B. SELECT PORTFOLIO SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,446.02 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #C731-999-0010-4300).

C. PATRIOT USA SETTLEMENT SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,561.92 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #C834-999-0030-3100).

D. CASAS PRIVADAS IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,503.14 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #H087-999-0000-2600).



E. LONE STAR TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,543.24 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #L626-999-0090-0300).



F. ANN R. HALLMARK IN THE AMOUNT OF $13,470.49 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #M328-999-0010-1100).



G. LONE STAR TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,379.57 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #P133-999-0070-7000).



H. SAXON MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,563.40 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-1650-5500).



I. PAMELA POWELL IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,000.00 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #W564-999-0040-0700).

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NOT PRESENT
4 Rep. Robinson 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: 6A.  - 6J. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED AS REVISED

PUBLIC COMMENT TYPICALLY IS NOT TAKEN DURING THE INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES.

PUBLIC COMMENTS ARE INVITED AT THE DATE OF THE SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING.

6A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 5 (BUSINESS, TAXES, LICENSES, AND REGULATIONS), CHAPTER 5.96 (TATTOOING AND BODY PIERCING LICENSES), TO CORRECT TITLES AND REFERENCES; SECTION 5.96.050 (APPLICATION PROCESSING), TO CLARIFY THE APPLICATION PROCESS: AND SECTION 5.96.090 (FEES); THE PENALTY AS IS PROVIDED IN SECTION 5.96.110 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

6B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 5 (BUSINESS, TAXES, LICENSES, AND REGULATIONS), CHAPTER 5.48 (LAUNDRIES), TO CORRECT REFERENCES TO PUBLIC LAUNDRY; AMENDING SECTION 5.48.010 (PUBLIC LAUNDRY/DEFINED); ADDRESSING A RE-INSPECTION FEE IN SECTION 5.48.020 (LICENSE - REQUIRED - APPLICATION - INVESTIGATION - ISSUANCE) AND SECTION 5.48.030 (LICENSE - FEE - EXPIRATION): AND SECTION 5.48.050 (LICENSE - DENIAL - SUSPENSION - REVOCATION) BY SPECIFYING THE TIME FOR A FINAL RULING ON AN APPEAL; THE PENALTY AS IS PROVIDED IN SECTION 5.32.160 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

6C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 17 (HOUSING), CHAPTER 17.12 (TRAILER COURTS), SECTION 17.12.030 (LICENSE - PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING) BY CLARIFYING THE PROCESS; SECTION 17.12.040 (LICENSE - FEE) BY REMOVING THE FEE AMOUNTS AND THE SECTION 17.12.050 (LICENSE - RENEWAL) BY CLARIFYING THE AUTHORITY FOR SUCH FEE; AND CLARIFYING AUTHORITY AND TITLES IN SECTION 17.12 .110, 17.12.120, AND 17.12.130; THE PENALTY AS IS PROVIDED IN SECTION 17.12.150 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

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

6D. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 9 (HEALTH AND SAFETY), CHAPTER 9.52 (FIRE PREVENTION CODE), SECTION 9.52.160 (APPENDIX A, FEE SCHEDULE - AMENDED), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY AUTHORIZING AND AMENDING THE FEES FOR FIRE DEPARTMENT SERVICES. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FIRE DEPARTMENT, ORLANDO ARRIOLA, (915) 771-1092]

6E. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 7 (ANIMALS), CHAPTER 7.08 (ANIMALS GENERALLY), SECTION 7.08.080 (ANIMAL REGULATION AND DISEASE CONTROL DEPARTMENT SERVICES - FEES), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING SUBSECTION F AUTHORIZING A FEE FOR MICROCHIPPING. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[HEALTH DEPARTMENT, EDUARDO DE CASTRO, (915) 842-1010]

6F. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 9 (HEALTH AND SAFETY), CHAPTER 9.12 (FOOD AND FOOD HANDLING ESTABLISHMENTS), IN ITS ENTIRETY; THE PENALTY AS PROVIDED IN 9.12.890. (ALL DISTRICTS) [HEALTH DEPARTMENT, DAVID SUBLASKY, (915) 543-3645]

6G. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 9 (HEALTH AND SAFETY), CHAPTER 9.02 (DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING SECTION 9.02.040 (FEES - CLINICS AND LABORATORY) FOR CLINIC AND LABORATORY SERVICES; AND DELETING TITLE 9 (HEALTH AND SAFETY), CHAPTER 9.84 (MISCELLANEOUS HEALTH REGULATIONS), SECTION 9.84.050 (VENEREAL DISEASE CLINIC - FEES). (ALL DISTRICTS)

[HEALTH DEPARTMENT, CARLOS CAMPOS, (915) 771-5707]

6H. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL), CHAPTER 2.40 (DEPARTMENT OF MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS), OF THE CITY CODE, SECTION 2.40.010 (DEPARTMENT CREATED - FUNCTIONS), TO INCLUDE THE PRESENTATION OF MUSEUM AND CULTURAL EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES AS A DEPARTMENTAL GOAL; AND SECTION 2.40.020 (FEES), TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURES FOR SETTING THE FEES FOR MEMBERSHIP, EXHIBITIONS, FACILITY RENTAL, AND CLASSES. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, SEAN MCGLYNN, (915) 541-4896]

6I. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 16324 TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF MEMBERS ON THE PUBLIC ART COMMITTEE, TO AMEND PAYMENTS TO ARTISTS, AND TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF PAC DECISIONS THAT NEED TO BE REVIEWED BY THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, SEAN MCGLYNN, (915) 541-4896]

6J. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 13 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS, PUBLIC PLACES), CHAPTER 13.25 (EL PASO ZOO), SECTION 13.25.010 (EL PASO ZOO FEES); ESTABLISHING AUTHORITY FOR THE ZOO DIRECTOR TO DISCOUNT ADMISSION TO ZOO DESIGNATED PROMOTIONAL EVENTS AND PARTICIPATION IN ZOO EDUCATION PROGRAMS UP TO 50% AIMED AT INCREASING ATTENDANCE, HONORING GROUPS OF IMPORTANCE TO THE CITY, OR OTHERWISE CREATES GOOD WILL IN THE COMMUNITY AND FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR LEARNING IN FULFILLMENT OF THE MISSION OF THE ZOO. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ZOO, STEVE MARSHALL, (915) 521-1850]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 11, 2009, FOR ITEMS 6A - 6J

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 NOT PRESENT
4 Rep. Robinson 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: 7A.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules)"
   
 

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 DELETING THE PROHIBITION OF PARKING ON COLDWELL STREET FROM SAN FRANCISCO AVENUE TO PAISANO DRIVE ON EITHER SIDE; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NOT PRESENT
4 Rep. Robinson 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: 7B.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic) of the El Paso City Code by adding Chapter 12.42 (Restrictions for Trucks Upon a Portion of Interstate Highway 10)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED, WITH CITY STAFF TO REPORT BACK TO COUNCIL IN TWELVE MONTHS WITH THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE ORDINANCE.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING CHAPTER 12.42 (RESTRICTIONS FOR TRUCKS UPON A PORTION OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 10), RESTRICTING TRUCKS WITH THREE OR MORE AXELS TO THE LANES ON THE RIGHT OF THE LEFT MOST LANE ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 10 FROM 0.2 MILES EAST OF STATE HIGHWAY 20 (MESA STREET) TO 0.7 MILES WEST OF FARM-TO-MARKET HIGHWAY 659 (ZARAGOZA ROAD) FOR EASTBOUND VEHICLES AND 0.3 MILES WEST OF FARM-TO-MARKET HIGHWAY 659 (ZARAGOZA ROAD) TO 0.2 MILES EAST OF STATE HIGHWAY 20 (MESA) STREET FOR WESTBOUND VEHICLES, PROVIDED THE RESTRICTED VEHICLE MAY USE ANY LANE OF THE HIGHWAY TO PASS ANOTHER VEHICLE AND TO ENTER AND EXIT THE HIGHWAY; THE PENALTY AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 12.84 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NOT PRESENT
4 Rep. Robinson 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: 8.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action concerning formulation of a restroom policy for City of El Paso parks. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DIRECTED STAFF TO SUPPLY PORTA-POTTIS WITH HAND SANITIZERS YEAR-ROUND AT THE COMMUNITY’S LARGES PARKS (12 ACRES OR MORE), AS IDENTIFIED BY THE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT; ALLOW CITIZENS TO USE THE RESTROOMS AT THE RECREATION CENTERS AND SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS; TO INCLUDE FUTURE PARKS THAT MEET THE ACREAGE THRESHOLD; AND NOT HAVE PERMANENT FACILITIES IN THE NEXT BOND ELECTION.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION CONCERNING FORMULATION OF A RESTROOM POLICY FOR CITY OF EL PASO PARKS. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NOT PRESENT
4 Rep. Robinson 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: 9.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign an Amendment and Partial Release and Satisfaction of Restrictions, Conditions, and Reservation from Exceptions to Conveyance and Warranty removing certain restrictions from the Warranty Deed, dated January 25, 2006, which conveyed property to EPT Land Assets, LP "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT AND PARTIAL RELEASE AND SATISFACTION OF RESTRICTIONS, CONDITIONS, AND RESERVATION FROM EXCEPTIONS TO CONVEYANCE AND WARRANTY REMOVING CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS FROM THE WARRANTY DEED, DATED JANUARY 25, 2006, WHICH CONVEYED PROPERTY TO EPT LAND ASSETS, LP AND TO SIGN AND ACCEPT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY A WARRANTY DEED CONVEYING FEE SIMPLE FROM EPT LAND ASSETS, LP TO THE CITY CERTAIN PROPERTY WHICH WILL BE USED AS A PEDESTRIAN RIGHT OF WAY. THE SUBJECT PROPERTY IS LOCATED NORTH OF U.S. HIGHWAY 54 AND EAST OF SEAN HAGGERTY DRIVE. (DISTRICT 4)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4056] POSTPONED FROM 07-28-09

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NOT PRESENT
4 Rep. Robinson 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: 10.  EL PASO WATER UTILITIES: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the President/Chief Executive Officer of El Paso Water Utilities to submit to the Texas Water Development Board an application for financial assistance through the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF EL PASO WATER UTILITIES TO SUBMIT TO THE TEXAS WATER DEVELOPMENT BOARD AN APPLICATION FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE THROUGH THE DRINKING WATER STATE REVOLVING FUND UNDER THE AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT OF 2009 TO PROVIDE FOR THE PURCHASE OF $2,721,000 OF CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS MUNICIPAL DRAINAGE UTILITY SYSTEM REVENUE BONDS TO FUND A CERTAIN DRINKING WATER INFILTRATION POND PROJECT LISTED AS AN ELIGIBLE GREEN PROJECT IN THE DWSRF INTENDED USE PLAN; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (DISTRICT 2)

[EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD, ED ARCHULETA, (915) 594-5501]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX1.  William D. Abraham, as Trustee for the Franklin Group, L.P., vs. the City of El Paso, Texas et al.; Cause No. 2007-688. (551.071) "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

WILLIAM D. ABRAHAM, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE FRANKLIN GROUP, L.P., VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS ET AL.; CAUSE NO. 2007-688. (551.071)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX2.  Discussion and action on legal issues relating to contract between the City of El Paso and Waste Connections. (551.071) "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON LEGAL ISSUES RELATING TO CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND WASTE CONNECTIONS. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, CHARLIE MCNABB, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX3.  Discussion and action on legal options regarding current digital billboard issues. (551.071) "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON LEGAL OPTIONS REGARDING CURRENT DIGITAL BILLBOARD ISSUES. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, CHARLIE MCNABB, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX4.  Discussion and action on Lots 1 and 2, Block 54, Grandview Addition, an addition to the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. (Section 551.071 and 551.072) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE HOLGUIN, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE QUINTANA, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT CITY COUNCIL HEREBY AUTHORIZES THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A RELEASE OF LIEN WHEREBY THE CITY RELEASES ITS LIEN IN THE AMOUNT OF TWENTY-ONE THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS (LOAN - $13,500; SECURED GRANT - $7,500), AGAINST THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY:

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON LOTS 1 AND 2, BLOCK 54, GRANDVIEW ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (SECTION 551.071 AND 551.072) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, THERESA CULLEN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NOT PRESENT
4 Rep. Robinson 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: ADDN01.  INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED, DIRECTED STAFF TO BRING BACK AN ORDINANCE MAKING THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD (PSB) MEMBERS SUBJECT TO THE ETHICS ORDINANCE.

PUBLIC COMMENT TYPICALLY IS NOT TAKEN DURING THE INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES.

PUBLIC COMMENTS ARE INVITED AT THE DATE OF THE SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING.

AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD AND RESOLVING MATTERS INCIDENT AND RELATED THERETO. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD, ED ARCHULETA, (915) 594-5501]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 11, 2009, FOR THE ITEM

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 NOT PRESENT
4 Rep. Robinson 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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