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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 9/1/2009
 
   
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 AUGUST 25, 2009, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS OF AUGUST 24, 2009 (ANNEXATION), AND AUGUST 25, 2009 (EPPD AMENDMENT TO THE ARTICLES).

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF AUGUST 25, 2009, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS OF AUGUST 24, 2009 (ANNEXATION), AND AUGUST 25, 2009 (EPPD AMENDMENT TO THE ARTICLES). [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY 208 WARD AVENUE

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 (UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND CONDITIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE:

208 WARD AVENUE $5,417.64 MARCELINA MARTINEZ

(DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, VICTOR Q. TORRES, (915) 541-4557]

"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, 5, 6, 7 AND 8)

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

ATTACHMENT A

SOLID WASTE LIENS

SEPTEMBER 1, 2009

LOT(S) 14 (2015.17 SQ FT), BLOCK 12, MESA DEL CASTILLO #4 SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 1) $214.68 WDE INC.

2816 ALTURA AVENUE $277.28 MARIO & ALICIA ESTRADA

(DISTRICT 2)

2831 FRANKFORT AVENUE $312.49 ENRIQUE & FERMINA MARTINEZ

(DISTRICT 2)

3726 KELTNER AVENUE $506.80 JAIME R. GALLEGOS & RAFAEL & 1 (DISTRICT 2) FLORES



3418 LOUISVILLE AVENUE $262.78 FRANK W. & BERNICE H. WOOD

(DISTRICT 2)

4705 MOONLIGHT AVENUE $293.36 GOLDEN ESCOBAR ENTERPRISES (DISTRICT 2) LLC.

LOT(S) 6, BLOCK 15, SAMBRANO SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 3) $239.69 JOSE & JOSEFINA MILAN

LOT(S) 9 (EXC W 30 FT) (4.5295 AC), BLOCK 4, HUECO VIEW ACRES SUBDIVISION $334.68 JOHN TRIEN

(DISTRICT 5)

11684 KRISTY WEAVER DRIVE $211.58 FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE (DISTRICT 5) ASSOC.

11843 QUAIL BUSH $162.73 SSRC INC.

(DISTRICT 5)

249 APODACA STREET $617.21 JOSEFA DURAN C/O ELODIA (DISTRICT 6) DELGADO

160 CERES PLACE $376.90 LUZ D. TORRES

(DISTRICT 6)

9817 LA MORENITA CIRCLE $252.95 ARMANDO & IRMA GOMEZ

(DISTRICT 6)

9277 LEONARDO AVENUE $335.76 MANUEL O. GALLEGOS

(DISTRICT 6)

324 SINGH STREET $177.99 JOE GUTIERREZ

(DISTRICT 6)

TRACT 11-B (0.188 ACRE), BLOCK 47, YSLETA SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 6) $210.73 JESUS M. & MARTHA H. KOMIYAMA

9305 SOCORRO ROAD $439.14 ANGELINA T. WATSON (LT LE)

(DISTRICT 6)

TRACT 12-D (0.5724 AC), BLOCK 49, YSLETA SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 6) $327.37 THE ALDERETE FAMILY 1990 TRUST

TRACT 7-L-1 (0.833 ACRE) & TRACT 7-K-1 (0.325 ACRE) & TRACT 7-L-1-B (0.009 ACRE), BLOCK 35, YSLETA SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 6) $376.08 HUMBERTO DIAZ

432 CINECUE WAY $265.40 DAVID C. ESTRADA

(DISTRICT 7)

551 CORA PLACE $216.06 ELVIRA C. CHABARRIA

(DISTRICT 7)

8911 GATEWAY $178.80 CROSSROADS VALLEY APARTMENTS (DISTRICT 7) LLC

1251 LEE TREVINO DRIVE $305.45 MARCELO GOMEZ & JUAN G. (DISTRICT 7) REYES

223 N LUNA STREET $248.16 HARANN INVESTMENTS INC.

(DISTRICT 8)

18 SAN MARCOS DRIVE $137.39 ELVIA G. HERNANDEZ

(DISTRICT 8)

19 SAN MARCOS DRIVE $179.45 JUAN J. & JULIETA URIBE

(DISTRICT 8)

133 ATLANTIC ROAD $313.03 THOMAS CARREON

(DISTRICT 8)

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LICENSE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LICENSE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE USE OF CITY PROPERTY LOCATED AT 400 WEST SAN ANTONIO STREET, EL PASO, TEXAS 79901 (THE UNION PLAZA TRANSIT TERMINAL), 601 SANTA FE STREET, EL PASO, TEXAS 79901 (THE BERT WILLIAMS DOWNTOWN SANTA FE TRANSFER CENTER) AND 7535 REMCON CIRCLE, EL PASO, TEXAS 79912 (THE WESTSIDE TRANSFER CENTER), AS BUS STOPS FOR THE NEW MEXICO PARK AND RIDE BUS SERVICE CONNECTING EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND DOŅA ANA COUNTY, NEW MEXICO. THE INITIAL TERM OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENT IS TWO YEARS WITH AN OPTION TO RENEW ON A YEAR-BY-YEAR BASIS BY MUTUAL WRITTEN CONSENT OF BOTH PARTIES. (ALL DISTRICTS)

THIS IS A COMPANION ITEM TO THE ACTION APPROVED AT THE AUGUST 25, 2009, MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEETING.

[SUN METRO, JAY BANASIAK, (915) 533-5810]

"4. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: JOHN R. SCHATZMAN, JR. TO THE CONSTRUCTION BOARD OF APPEALS (HOME BUILDER CATEGORY)

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

JOHN R. SCHATZMAN, JR. TO THE CONSTRUCTION BOARD OF APPEALS (HOME BUILDER CATEGORY) BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8.

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

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: CHARLES S. WAKEEM TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD SELECTION COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

CHARLES S. WAKEEM TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD SELECTION COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8.

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

"5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: TED HOUGHTON TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD SELECTION COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

TED HOUGHTON TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD SELECTION COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

"5C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: SHAUN LEWIS TO THE COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

SHAUN LEWIS TO THE COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE CARL ROBINSON, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE CARL ROBINSON, (915) 541-4400]

"5D. BOARD APPOINTMENT: GERALD MILLER TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD SELECTION COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

GERALD MILLER TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD SELECTION COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"6. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ALLOCATE THE USE OF DISTRICT 7 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,500 TO PROVIDE THE ADDITIONAL FUNDING AS PROVIDED IN THE CONTRACT AUTHORIZED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON JUNE 9, 2009, TO SUPPORT THE GLOBAL PUBLIC POLICY FORUM: THE U.S. WAR ON DRUGS 1969 - 2009, TO BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 20 - 22, 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ALLOCATE THE USE OF DISTRICT 7 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,500 TO PROVIDE THE ADDITIONAL FUNDING AS PROVIDED IN THE CONTRACT AUTHORIZED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON JUNE 9, 2009, TO SUPPORT THE GLOBAL PUBLIC POLICY FORUM: THE U.S. WAR ON DRUGS 1969 - 2009, TO BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 20 - 22, 2009.

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

"7. 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

SEPTEMBER 1, 2009

A. SELECT PORTFOLIO SERVICING INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,015.56 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #C834-999-0030-3100).



B. THOMAS L. DUNIGAN IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,252.82 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #E014-999-0810-0600).



C. GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,595.87 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #I256-999-0110-1700).



D. CMS C/O LPS TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,523.94 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #M090-999-0050-0200).



E. JOSE M. & SYLVIA A. ANAYA IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,452.97 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #P654-999-0630-1900).



F. CMS C/O LPS TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,820.67 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #U819-000-017E-001A).



"8. PURCHASING REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: REQUEST REJECTION OF SOLE BID FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2009-218 (BUILDING SPACE RENTAL - SOCORRO WIC HEALTH CLINIC)

ACTION TAKEN: REJECTED

REQUEST REJECTION OF SOLE BID FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2009-218 (BUILDING SPACE RENTAL - SOCORRO WIC HEALTH CLINIC) TO CHANGE THE BUILDING AND IT SPECIFICATIONS AS RECOMMENDED BY FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

"9. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-229 (GMC/CHEVROLET PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICE) TO RUDOLPH CHEVROLET, LLC

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-229 (GMC/CHEVROLET PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICE) TO RUDOLPH CHEVROLET, LLC FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $222,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: RUDOLPH CHEVROLET, LLC

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL ITEMS: A AND B

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $ 74,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 503121 - 45202

62620003 - 503121 - 40101

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES DEPT, INTERNAL SERVICE FUND AIRPORT COST CENTERS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $222,000 (3 YEARS)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT.

THE COST UNDER THIS REQUIREMENTS CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM 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 GENERAL SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

[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. 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: 10A.  INTRODUCTION: An Ordinance amending Title 18 (Building and Construction), Chapter 18.08 (Building Code), Section 18.08.170 (Accessibility for People with Physical Disabilities)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.08 (BUILDING CODE), SECTION 18.08.170 (ACCESSIBILITY FOR PEOPLE WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY DELETING THE PRIOR ADOPTION OF SECTIONS 5 THROUGH 13 OF THE TEXAS ACCESSIBILITY STANDARDS; DELETING THE CITY OF EL PASO AMENDMENTS TO THE TEXAS ACCESSIBILITY STANDARDS, SECTIONS 4.1.3 (5) THROUGH 13.4.1; ADOPTING AND AMENDING THE 2003 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE, CHAPTER 11, SECTION 1101; DELETING THE CITY OF EL PASO AMENDMENTS TO THE INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE, CHAPTER 11, SECTIONS 1102 THROUGH 1114; REDUCING THE AMOUNT OF REQUIRED TYPE A UNITS FROM FIVE PERCENT TO TWO PERCENT; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 (VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, VICTOR Q. TORRES, (915) 541-4557]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 8, 2009, FOR ITEM 10A

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

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10B.  - 10F. 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.

10B. AN ORDINANCE MAKING CHAPTER 2.92 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE APPLICABLE TO THE MEMBERS OF THE EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD AND RESOLVING MATTERS INCIDENT AND RELATED THERETO; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 2.92.150 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, ELAINE HENGEN, (915) 541-4550]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 8, 2009, FOR ITEM 10B

10C. AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING TRACT 71, SECTION 3, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 3, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF SHREYA STREET AND NORTHEAST OF WINDERMERE AVENUE. APPLICANTS: WALNUT CREEK, LLC. AN08001 (EAST ETJ, ADJACENT TO DISTRICT 6)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA AINSWORTH, (915) 541-4930]

10D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 71, SECTION 3, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 3, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAYS COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM 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: EAST OF SHREYA STREET AND NORTHEAST OF WINDERMERE AVENUE. PROPERTY OWNERS: WALNUT CREEK, LLC. ZON08-00036 (DISTRICT 6)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, LINDA CASTLE, (915) 541-4029]

10E. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON08-00060 TO ALLOW FOR A PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT WITH REDUCED SETBACKS AND REDUCED LOT WIDTH ON TRACT 71, SECTION 3, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 3, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAYS COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, 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. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF SHREYA STREET AND NORTHEAST OF WINDERMERE AVENUE. PROPERTY OWNERS: WALNUT CREEK, LLC. ZON08-00060 (DISTRICT 6) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, LINDA CASTLE, (915) 541-4029]

10F. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON09-00044 TO ALLOW FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT ON ALL OF LOT 1, BLOCK 1, FALVEY ESTATES, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 20.04.260 AND 20.10.280 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8615 SAN JUAN LANE. PROPERTY OWNER: JUANITA S. FALVEY. ZON09-00044 (DISTRICT 6) DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4322]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 22, 2009, FOR ITEMS 10C - 10F

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. 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: 11.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Ordinance 16013 to extend the term of Ordinance 16013 which granted a Special Privilege "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 16013 TO EXTEND 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. (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. 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: 12.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: An Ordinance amending Title 20 (Zoning), Chapter 20.18 (Sign Regulations)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.18 (SIGN REGULATIONS), SECTION 20.18.020 (APPLICABILITY); SECTION 20.18.030 (PURPOSE); SECTION 20.18.100 (PERMIT REQUIRED); SECTION 20.18.130 (REMOVAL OF SIGNS); SECTION 20.18.140 (PROHIBITED SIGNS); SECTION 20.18.400 (GENERAL); SECTION 20.18.410 (A) (HOME OCCUPATION SIGNS); SECTION 20.18.480 (HISTORIC OVERLAY ZONES, HISTORIC DISTRICTS AND DESIGNATED SIGNIFICANT LANDMARKS); SECTION 20.18.490 (ADDITIONAL ON-PREMISE SIGNS); SECTION 20.18.510 (NON-COMMERCIAL SIGNS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO EXTEND THE SIGN REGULATION TO THE CITY'S EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION; TO AMEND PERMITTING REQUIREMENTS; TO ADD DEFINITIONS; AND TO ADDRESS NON-COMMERCIAL SIGNS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [MAYOR'S OFFICE, DIANA NUNEZ, (915) 541-4145]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
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: 13A.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.010 Schedule I (One Way Streets)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.010 SCHEDULE I (ONE WAY STREETS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY DELETING NUMBER 8, ANTHONY STREET BETWEEN SAN ANTONIO AVENUE AND PAISANO DRIVE; 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 YES
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: 13B.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.010 Schedule I (One-Way Streets)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.010 SCHEDULE I (ONE-WAY STREETS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY CHANGING NUMBER 35, FRANKLIN AVENUE EASTBOUND FROM DURANGO STREET TO CAMPBELL STREET TO FRANKLIN AVENUE EASTBOUND FROM OREGON STREET TO CAMPBELL STREET; 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 YES
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: 14A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Formal report of the Planning and Development Legislative Review Committee meeting held on August 20, 2009"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ACCEPTED, FOR NOTATION, THE FORMAL REPORT OF THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON AUGUST 20, 2009, AS SUBMITTED BY CITY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY AS CHAIR FOR NOTATION.

FORMAL REPORT OF THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON AUGUST 20, 2009, AS SUBMITTED BY CITY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY AS CHAIR. [DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
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: 14B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to direct city staff on how to proceed with a Special Privilege Use of Right-a-way request by the Vista Hills Rotary Club"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DIRECTED CITY STAFF TO BRING FORTH AN ORDINANCE THAT WILL ALLOW AMERICAN FLAGS TO BE PLACED ON CITY RIGHT-OF-WAYS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT CITY STAFF ON HOW TO PROCEED WITH A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE USE OF RIGHT-A-WAY REQUEST BY THE VISTA HILLS ROTARY CLUB FOR THE PURPOSE OF PLACING AN AMERICAN FLAG AT SUBSCRIBER'S RESIDENCES ON THE FOLLOWING 5 HOLIDAYS: MEMORIAL DAY, FLAG DAY, INDEPENDENCE DAY, LABOR DAY, AND VETERANS' DAY. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
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: 15A.  DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE: Discussion and action to direct that the City Manager reprogram prior year Certificates of Obligation to Street, Information Technology, and City Facility critical priorities as shown below."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DIRECTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER REPROGRAM PRIOR YEAR CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION TO STREET, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, AND CITY FACILITY CRITICAL PRIORITIES AS SHOWN BELOW, INCLUDING ROUND 3 RANKINGS AND TO APPROVE REORDERING OF DISTRICT 5 PROJECTS AS REQUESTED BY REPRESENTATIVE QUINTANA.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THAT THE CITY MANAGER REPROGRAM PRIOR YEAR CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION TO STREET, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, AND CITY FACILITY CRITICAL PRIORITIES AS SHOWN BELOW. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

FROM:

SOURCE PROJECT REPROGRAMMING TOTAL

2006 CO'S OVERWIDTH PAVING $ 248,684

2008 REPROGRAMMING BRIDGES & OVERPASSES MASTER $ 1,472,816

2009 CO'S GLORY ROAD TRANSFER CENTER $ 7,000,000

2009 CO'S WESTSIDE TRANSFER CENTER $ 750,000

2009 CO'S TXDOT MATCH (HAWKINS) $ 1,028,500

TOTAL $10,500,000



TO:

2009 REPROGRAMMING TRAFFIC SIGNALS & SCHOOL/PEDESTRIAN FLASHERS $ 2,500,000

2009 REPROGRAMMING NEIGHBORHOOD TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PROGRAM $ 1,000,000

2009 REPROGRAMMING FIBER INTERCONNECT $ 4,000,000

2009 REPROGRAMMING IT TELEPHONE UPGRADE $ 1,500,000

2009 REPROGRAMMING FACILITY REHABILITATION $ 1,150,000

2009 REPROGRAMMING CIELO VISTA LIBRARY $ 350,000

TOTAL $10,500,000

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 15B.  DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Council approves the expenditure of additional available funding in the amount of $234,537 to Byers Construction Inc. for additional construction costs of the Cielo Vista Branch Library, Contract Number 2009-100. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVES THE EXPENDITURE OF ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $234,537 TO BYERS CONSTRUCTION INC. FOR ADDITIONAL CONSTRUCTION COSTS OF THE CIELO VISTA BRANCH LIBRARY, CONTRACT NUMBER 2009-100. THIS IS THE FIRST CHANGE ORDER. THIS CHANGE ORDER INCREASES FLOOR SPACE BY AN ADDITIONAL 1,334 SQUARE FEET TO INCORPORATE A MULTI-PURPOSE ROOM AND STORAGE ROOM, A COFFEE SHOP, AND ADDITIONAL PARKING LOT AREA. THE NEW CONTRACT SUM IS $2,274,537. FUNDING: REPROGRAMMED PRIOR YEAR CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION. (DISTRICT 3) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
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: 16.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on issues related to Title 20 (Zoning), Chapter 20.14 (Off-Street Parking); Article 1 (Vehicular Parking), of the El Paso City Code to specify minimum requirements for off-street parking of motor vehicles. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DIRECTED THE ISSUE RELATING TO TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.14 (OFF-STREET PARKING); ARTICLE 1 (VEHICULAR PARKING), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO SPECIFY MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR OFF-STREET PARKING OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE.

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON ISSUES RELATED TO TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.14 (OFF-STREET PARKING); ARTICLE 1 (VEHICULAR PARKING), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO SPECIFY MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR OFF-STREET PARKING OF MOTOR VEHICLES. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, VICTOR Q. TORRES, (915) 541-4557]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
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: EX1.  Guadalupe Ramirez, et al. vs. the City of El Paso; Cause No. 2007-2568. (551.071) "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

GUADALUPE RAMIREZ, ET AL. VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2007-2568. (551.071)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: ADDN01.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding a Joint Resolution of the El Paso Water Utilities Public Service Board (PSB) and the El Paso City Council authorizing the transfer of approximately 1,042.14 acres of land in Northeast El Paso, Texas, from the control and jurisdiction of the PSB to the City of El Paso for economic development opportunities."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD (PSB) AND THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF APPROXIMATELY 1,042.14 ACRES OF LAND IN NORTHEAST EL PASO, TEXAS, FROM THE CONTROL AND JURISDICTION OF THE PSB TO THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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