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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 12/8/2009
 
   
Item: NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENGA  (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 DECEMBER 1, 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF DECEMBER 1, 2009. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO CONSTRUCTION EASEMENTS AND RIGHT OF ENTRY AGREEMENTS FOR CITY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS PROVIDED THAT THE CONSIDERATION FOR SUCH AGREEMENTS IS PAID FROM THE CONSTRUCTION PROJECT FUNDING.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO CONSTRUCTION EASEMENTS AND RIGHT OF ENTRY AGREEMENTS FOR CITY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS PROVIDED THAT THE CONSIDERATION FOR SUCH AGREEMENTS IS PAID FROM THE CONSTRUCTION PROJECT FUNDING. (CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS WILL FUND THE COST) (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND EACH OF THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC ENTITIES FOR THE PROVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES AND RELATED MATTERS BY THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR THE PERIOD OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2009, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2010: CITY OF SOCORRO, TEXAS; TOWN OF HORIZON CITY, TEXAS; TOWN OF ANTHONY, TEXAS; AND TOWN OF CLINT, TEXAS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND EACH OF THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC ENTITIES FOR THE PROVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES AND RELATED MATTERS BY THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR THE PERIOD OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2009, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2010: CITY OF SOCORRO, TEXAS; TOWN OF HORIZON CITY, TEXAS; TOWN OF ANTHONY, TEXAS; AND TOWN OF CLINT, TEXAS.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [PUBLIC HEALTH, MICHAEL HILL, (915) 771-5702]

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE COUNTY OF EL PASO FOR THE PROVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES BY THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, AND RELATED MATTERS, FOR THE PERIOD OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2009, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2010.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE COUNTY OF EL PASO FOR THE PROVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES BY THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, AND RELATED MATTERS, FOR THE PERIOD OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2009, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2010. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PUBLIC HEALTH, MICHAEL HILL, (915) 771-5702]

"4A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ROBERT ARDOVINO TO THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ROBERT ARDOVINO TO THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1. [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

"4B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: LAMAR SKARDA TO THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

LAMAR SKARDA TO THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1.

[REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

"5. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: REQUEST REJECTION OF THE SOLE RESPONSE SUBMITTED FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2009-211R (MUSEUM OF ART RESTAURANT/CAFE). FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MUSEUM OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT REQUEST THAT THE RESPONSE BE REJECTED BECAUSE IT DID NOT MEET THE VISION STATEMENT IN THE RFQ AND THE VENDOR REQUESTED WITHDRAWAL OF THEIR RESPONSE.

ACTION TAKEN: REJECTED

REQUEST REJECTION OF THE SOLE RESPONSE SUBMITTED FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2009-211R (MUSEUM OF ART RESTAURANT/CAFE). FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MUSEUM OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT REQUEST THAT THE RESPONSE BE REJECTED BECAUSE IT DID NOT MEET THE VISION STATEMENT IN THE RFQ AND THE VENDOR REQUESTED WITHDRAWAL OF THEIR RESPONSE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

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

   
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: 3A.  RESOLUTION: That the City Manager be authorized to sign the First Amendment to Lease and Concession Agreement for the Development and Operation of Food & Beverage Concessions at El Paso International Airport by and between the City of El Paso (''Lessor'') and Host International, Inc. (''Concessionaire'') "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE FIRST AMENDMENT TO LEASE AND CONCESSION AGREEMENT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND OPERATION OF FOOD & BEVERAGE CONCESSIONS AT EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND HOST INTERNATIONAL, INC. (''CONCESSIONAIRE'') TO AMEND THE DESCRIPTION OF THE LEASED PREMISES AND TO ALLOW FOR RE-CONCEPTING OF CONCESSIONS AND REALLOCATION OF SQUARE FOOTAGE BASED UPON THE NEW USES. (ALL DISTRICTS) [AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, (915) 780-4724]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 3B.  RESOLUTION: That the City Manager be authorized to sign a Lessor's Approval of Sublease between the City of El Paso, Host International, Inc., and Fresquez Concession Inc., d/b/a Quiznos Sub"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF SUBLEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, HOST INTERNATIONAL, INC., AND FRESQUEZ CONCESSION INC., D/B/A QUIZNOS SUB, FOR APPROXIMATELY 1,000 SQUARE FEET IN THE POST-SECURITY FOOD COURT ON CONCOURSE B IN THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. (ALL DISTRICTS) [AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, (915) 780-4724]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 3C.  RESOLUTION: That the El Paso City Council authorizes the Mayor to execute the Mayor's Certificate indicating public approval required by Section 147(f) of the Internal Revenue Code and the General Certificate of the City as to the status of the El Paso Housing Finance Corporation in connection with the issuance by El Paso Housing Finance Corporation of its Single Family Mortgage Revenue Bonds, S  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL AUTHORIZES THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE THE MAYOR'S CERTIFICATE INDICATING PUBLIC APPROVAL REQUIRED BY SECTION 147(F) OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE AND THE GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF THE CITY AS TO THE STATUS OF THE EL PASO HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION IN CONNECTION WITH THE ISSUANCE BY EL PASO HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION OF ITS SINGLE FAMILY MORTGAGE REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2009. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[EL PASO HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION, SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 6.  INTRODUCTION: An Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 017216 which authorized the City Manager to execute a lease agreement between the City of El Paso and River Oaks Properties, Ltd."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 017216 WHICH AUTHORIZED THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD., AND OTHER RELATED DOCUMENTS, TO ALLOW THE SURFACE USE OF A PORTION OF TRACT 1P1, H. G. FOSTER SURVEY NO. 256, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CORRECTING A CLERICAL ERROR IN THE LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PREMISES. (DISTRICT 1)

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, LIZA RAMIREZ-TOBIAS, (915) 541-4074}

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
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: 7A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action of the award of Solicitation No. 2010-009 (Rental of Portable Restrooms) to Hot Properties, Inc. d/b/a Sarabia's Portable Jons & Blue Sanitation"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION OF THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-009 (RENTAL OF PORTABLE RESTROOMS) TO HOT PROPERTIES, INC. D/B/A SARABIA'S PORTABLE JONS & BLUE SANITATION FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $577,935.

DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION

AWARD TO: HOT PROPERTIES, INC. D/B/A SARABIA'S PORTABLE JONS & BLUE SANITATION

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 1 - 12, 14 - 25

OPTION: ONE YEAR

ANNUAL EST. AMOUNT: $165,645 (PARKS & RECREATION)

$ 27,000 (OTHER DEPARTMENTS)

ACCOUNT NO.: 51010366 - 502411 - 01101

51010370 - 502411 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: FY 2010 PARKS GENERAL FUND AND VARIOUS FUNDING SOURCES FROM OTHER CITY DEPARTMENTS

TOTAL EST. AWARD: $577,935 (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 PARKS AND RECREATION RECOMMEND AWARD TO HOT PROPERTIES, INC. D/B/A SARABIA'S PORTABLE JONS & BLUE SANITATION, THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

[PARKS AND RECREATION, JOEL W. MCKNIGHT, (915) 541-4354]

   
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 ABSTAIN
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 7B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action of the award of Solicitation No. 2009-259 (Security Guard Services - El Paso Landfills) to Ruiz Protective Services "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION OF THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-259 (SECURITY GUARD SERVICES - EL PASO LANDFILLS) TO RUIZ PROTECTIVE SERVICES FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $513,135.

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: RUIZ PROTECTIVE SERVICES

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $171,045

ACCOUNT NO.: 34010296 - 502212 - 40403

FUNDING SOURCE: SECURITY CONTRACTS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $513,135 (3 YEARS)

DISTRICT: ALL

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2010.

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 ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD TO RUIZ PROTECTIVE SERVICES, THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

[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. 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: 8A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Lot 27, Block 123, Chaparral Park Unit 33, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, 820 Redd Road. ZON09-00056 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 27, BLOCK 123, CHAPARRAL PARK UNIT 33, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-O/C (APARTMENT-OFFICE/CONDITIONS) TO C-1/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITIONS). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 820 REDD ROAD. PROPERTY OWNER: GARY PORRAS. ZON09-00056 (DISTRICT 1) THIS IS AN APPEAL CASE. [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ALFREDO LOPEZ, (915) 541-4322]

   
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: 8B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON09-00051 to allow for a ground-mounted personal wireless service facility (PWSF) in a residential zoning district and less than ½ mile from another ground-mounted PWSF, for property described as Lot 19, Block 138, Chaparral Park Unit 30, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, 6520 Loma De Cristo Drive. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DENIED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON09-00051 TO ALLOW FOR A GROUND-MOUNTED PERSONAL WIRELESS SERVICE FACILITY (PWSF) IN A RESIDENTIAL ZONING DISTRICT AND LESS THAN ½ MILE FROM ANOTHER GROUND-MOUNTED PWSF, FOR PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 19, BLOCK 138, CHAPARRAL PARK UNIT 30, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.10.455 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 6520 LOMA DE CRISTO DRIVE. PROPERTY OWNER: ASCENSION CHURCH. ZON09-00051 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ALFREDO LOPEZ, (915) 541-4322]

   
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: 8C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON09-00052 to allow for a ground-mounted 60' personal wireless service facility on the property described as Lot 4, Block 6, Coronado Country Club Estates, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, 1044 Broadmoor Drive. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON09-00052 TO ALLOW FOR A GROUND-MOUNTED 60' PERSONAL WIRELESS SERVICE FACILITY ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 4, BLOCK 6, CORONADO COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.10.455 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1044 BROADMOOR DRIVE. PROPERTY OWNER: CORONADO COUNTRY CLUB. ZON09 00052 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ALFREDO LOPEZ, (915) 541-4322]

   
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: 8D.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Lot 18, Block 258, Vista Del Sol Unit 45, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, 1910 Amy Sue Drive. ZON09-00050
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED, AS AMENDED TO REDUCE TO FIVE FEET.

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 18, BLOCK 258, VISTA DEL SOL UNIT 45, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-2 (APARTMENT) TO A-O (APARTMENT/OFFICE), AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1910 AMY SUE DRIVE. APPLICANT: VAA DEVELOPING & CONSTRUCTION LP. ZON09-00050 (DISTRICT 5) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4027] POSTPONED FROM 12-01-09

   
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: 8E.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 19 (Subdivisions)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS), CHAPTER 19.01 (PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL PLATTING PROCEDURES); CHAPTER 19.02 (LAND STUDIES), CHAPTER 19.03 (PRELIMINARY PLATS), CHAPTER 19.04 (FINAL PLATS), CHAPTER 19.06 (MINOR PLATS), CHAPTER 19.07 (REVISIONS TO RECORDED PLATS); CHAPTER 19.11 (EXTRA TERRITORIAL JURISDICTION (ETJ) STANDARDS), CHAPTER 19.15 (ROADWAYS); CHAPTER 19.18 (TRAFFIC IMPACT ANALYSIS), CHAPTER 19.20 (PARKS AND OPEN SPACE); CHAPTER 19.23 (EASEMENTS, BLOCK AND LOT DESIGN IMPROVEMENT STANDARDS), CHAPTER 19.50 (DEFINITIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD EXCEPTIONS TO PLATTING AND ALLOW FOR ADMINISTRATIVE APPROVALS OF MINOR REVISIONS TO LAND STUDIES; TO AMEND PROVISIONS FOR PRELIMINARY PLATS, MINOR PLATS AND RECORDATION; TO AMEND THE EFFECT OF FINAL PLAT APPROVAL; TO AMEND STREET IMPROVEMENT DESIGN AND ROADWAY PROVISIONS; TO REVISE PROVISIONS FOR AMENDING PLATS; TO AMEND DEDICATIONS TO THE CITY AND VACATION PROCEDURES; TO AMEND REQUIREMENTS IN THE EXTENDED TERRITORIAL JURISDICTION (ETJ); AND TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR PUBLIC FACILITY. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN SECTION 19.42 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, EDDIE GARCIA, (915) 541-4638]

   
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: 9.  INTRODUCTION: The City of El Paso endorses traditional family values by making health benefits available only to city employees and their legal spouse and dependent children. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

THE CITY OF EL PASO ENDORSES TRADITIONAL FAMILY VALUES BY MAKING HEALTH BENEFITS AVAILABLE ONLY TO CITY EMPLOYEES AND THEIR LEGAL SPOUSE AND DEPENDENT CHILDREN.

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

   
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.  Claim of Ricardo and Diana Chavarin; Our File No. 09-C-123. (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO DENY CLAIMANT’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE CLAIM OF RICARDO AND DIANA CHAVARIN, OUR FILE NO. 09-C-123/POLICE.

CLAIM OF RICARDO AND DIANA CHAVARIN; OUR FILE NO. 09-C-123. (551.071)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta ABSTAIN
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: EX2.  Guadalupe Ramirez, et. al. vs. The City of El Paso; Cause No. 2007-2568. (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED CONFIRMING THE RETAINING OF EXPERT WITNESSES BY THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED GUADALUPE RAMIREZ, ET AL. VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2007-2568.

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

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: ADD01.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding a Resolution that City of El Paso's Federal Legislative Agenda be amended to include a project to provide assistance to the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso in qualifying for the Move to Work Demonstration Program with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A RESOLUTION THAT CITY OF EL PASO'S FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE AGENDA BE AMENDED TO INCLUDE A PROJECT TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF EL PASO IN QUALIFYING FOR THE MOVE TO WORK DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM WITH THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (915) 541-4656]

   
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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