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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 12/22/2009
 
   
Item: 1.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Presentation by Bill Blaziek, El Paso Convention & Visitors Bureau, on two 30-second commercial spots which will be shown to the nation during the CBS telecast of the Brut Sun Bowl. "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PRESENTATION BY BILL BLAZIEK, EL PASO CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU, ON TWO 30-SECOND COMMERCIAL SPOTS WHICH WILL BE SHOWN TO THE NATION DURING THE CBS TELECAST OF THE BRUT SUN BOWL. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

   
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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.

"2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF DECEMBER 15, 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF DECEMBER 15, 2009. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"3. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"4A. RESOLUTION: TO REAPPOINT VIRGINIA ALONSO AND SANDRA LLOYD TO FULL TERMS EXPIRING DECEMBER 31, 2011 TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE EL PASO MENTAL HEALTH AND MENTAL RETARDATION CENTER.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

TO REAPPOINT VIRGINIA ALONSO AND SANDRA LLOYD TO FULL TERMS EXPIRING DECEMBER 31, 2011 TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE EL PASO MENTAL HEALTH AND MENTAL RETARDATION CENTER. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"4C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY DOCUMENTS PROVIDING FOR THE PURCHASE OF 195 SQUARE FEET OF REAL PROPERTY AT TRACT 10L, BLOCK 46, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, FOR THE ROSEWAY STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY DOCUMENTS PROVIDING FOR THE PURCHASE OF 195 SQUARE FEET OF REAL PROPERTY AT TRACT 10L, BLOCK 46, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, FOR THE ROSEWAY STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT BEFORE THE 2009 TAXES ON THE PROPERTY ARE PAID AND ACCEPT A TITLE POLICY WHICH IS SUBJECT TO THE 2009 TAXES. THERE ARE NO COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS ACTION. PROJECT: ROSEWAY STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT. (DISTRICT 6)

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

"4D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY COUNCIL HEREBY AUTHORIZES THE APPLICATION MADE BY THE CITY TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE 2009 PROGRAM CALL FOR THE PROPOSED PROJECTS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE FUNDING UNDER THE SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROGRAM.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL HEREBY AUTHORIZES THE APPLICATION MADE BY THE CITY TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE 2009 PROGRAM CALL FOR THE PROPOSED PROJECTS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE FUNDING UNDER THE SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROGRAM. ADDITIONALLY, THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY RELATED DOCUMENTS OR AGREEMENTS NECESSARY TO UNDERTAKE PROJECT DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION ACTIVITIES TO ACCOMPLISH FUNDING REQUIREMENTS UNDER THIS PROGRAM CONTINGENT UPON SELECTION BY THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO RECEIVE SAID FUNDS.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, RUDY PINO, (915) 541-4793]

"4E. 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, 6, 7, & 8)

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

ATTACHMENT A

SOLID WASTE LIENS

DECEMBER 22, 2009

TRACT 1-B-5-A (0.5880 AC), MANUEL GONZALEZ SUR 186 ABS 2793 SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 1) $367.65 HUMBERTO ZERMENO PADILLA

6323 SAINT LO DRIVE $221.45 VICENTE DIAZ

(DISTRICT 2)

S 78 FT OF N 156 FT OF E 160 FT OF LOT 4, BLOCK 5, DEL NORTE ACRES SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 2) $718.97 ASSIST 2 INVEST LLC

SWLY PT OF LOT 9 (274.45 FT ON NWLY - 240.28 FT ON NELY - 274.22 FT ON SELY - 239.52

FT ON SWLY) (65812.89 SQ FT), BLOCK 50, MILAGRO HILLS #6 SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 4) $1,162.2 JOHN H. TRIEN

PT OF LOT 9 BEG 604.32' SWLY OF NELY COR (270.88' ON ST - IRREG ON SWLY & NWLY -

731.84' ON NELY), BLOCK 50, MILAGRO HILLS #6 SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 4) $3,657.1 JOHN H. TRIEN

LOT(S) 1 (7693.79 SQ FT), BLOCK 13, SAHARA SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 4) $1,005.83 JAMES R. & 2 MCMINN

5608 SALUKI DRIVE $360.66 EMMA S. CHAPARRO

(DISTRICT 4)

609 SAN SIMON LANE $255.44 GRACIELA MARTINEZ

(DISTRICT 6)

408 GRACE PLACE $550.38 SALVADOR LEOS

(DISTRICT 7)

4836 EMORY ROAD $453.48 MICHAEL R. BELCHER

(DISTRICT 8)

"4F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RELEASE OF LIEN FOR 9217 LEONARDO AVENUE.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RELEASE OF LIEN FOR 9217 LEONARDO AVENUE. (DISTRICT 6) [ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

"4G. RESOLUTION: ESTABLISHING A PUBLIC UTILITY REGULATION BOARD TO ADVISE THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL ON THE MATTERS OF THE APPLICATION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY TO CHANGE RATES FILED WITH THE CITY OF EL PASO ON DECEMBER 9, 2009 AND THE TEXAS GAS SERVICE STATEMENT OF INTENT TO INCREASE RATES WITHIN THE EL PASO SERVICE AREA, FILED ON DECEMBER 3, 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ESTABLISHING A PUBLIC UTILITY REGULATION BOARD TO ADVISE THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL ON THE MATTERS OF THE APPLICATION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY TO CHANGE RATES FILED WITH THE CITY OF EL PASO ON DECEMBER 9, 2009 AND THE TEXAS GAS SERVICE STATEMENT OF INTENT TO INCREASE RATES WITHIN THE EL PASO SERVICE AREA, FILED ON DECEMBER 3, 2009. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"4H. RESOLUTION: THAT THE RATE ADJUSTMENT IDENTIFIED IN THE STATEMENT OF INTENT TO INCREASE RATES FILED BY TEXAS GAS SERVICE COMPANY, A DIVISION OF ONEOK, INC., ON DECEMBER 3, 2009, BE AND IS HEREBY SUSPENDED FOR 90 DAYS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE SPECIFIED IN THE FILING, ORDERING THE COMPANY TO PROVIDE WORKING PAPERS AND DIRECTING THE CITY MANAGER TO NOTIFY COMPANY OF SUSPENSION.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE RATE ADJUSTMENT IDENTIFIED IN THE STATEMENT OF INTENT TO INCREASE RATES FILED BY TEXAS GAS SERVICE COMPANY, A DIVISION OF ONEOK, INC., ON DECEMBER 3, 2009, BE AND IS HEREBY SUSPENDED FOR 90 DAYS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE SPECIFIED IN THE FILING, ORDERING THE COMPANY TO PROVIDE WORKING PAPERS AND DIRECTING THE CITY MANAGER TO NOTIFY COMPANY OF SUSPENSION. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, LIZA RAMIREZ-TOBIAS, (915) 541-4074]

"4I. RESOLUTION: THAT THE RATE INCREASE IDENTIFIED IN THE APPLICATION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY TO CHANGE RATES, TO RECONCILE FUEL COSTS, TO ESTABLISH FORMULA-BASED FUEL FACTORS AND TO ESTABLISH AN ENERGY EFFICIENCY COST RECOVERY FACTOR BEFORE THE CITY AND THE PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS, DOCKET NO. 37690 BE AND IS HEREBY SUSPENDED FOR 90 DAYS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE FOR THE RATE INCREASE SUBJECT TO THE CITY'S JURISDICTION AS SPECIFIED IN THE FILING.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE RATE INCREASE IDENTIFIED IN THE APPLICATION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY TO CHANGE RATES, TO RECONCILE FUEL COSTS, TO ESTABLISH FORMULA-BASED FUEL FACTORS AND TO ESTABLISH AN ENERGY EFFICIENCY COST RECOVERY FACTOR BEFORE THE CITY AND THE PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS, DOCKET NO. 37690 BE AND IS HEREBY SUSPENDED FOR 90 DAYS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE FOR THE RATE INCREASE SUBJECT TO THE CITY'S JURISDICTION AS SPECIFIED IN THE FILING. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"4J. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED, AS SET FORTH ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. FUNDING SOURCE: BUDGETED FOR FY2010/2011

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED, AS SET FORTH ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. FUNDING SOURCE: BUDGETED FOR FY2010/2011 (SEE ATTACHMENT B) (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA BALL THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

ATTACHMENT B

CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLANS

DECEMBER 22, 2009

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS FOOD SAFETY ASSOCIATE INSPECTOR IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 22480. THE GRADE IS GS 45. THIS POSITION WILL BE IN THE PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND FUNDING WAS BUDGETED, APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AND IS AVAILABLE. SALARY RANGE: $22,775.81 - $33,792.35

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS FOOD SAFETY INSPECTOR IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 22470. THE GRADE IS GS 50 THIS POSITION WILL BE IN THE PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND FUNDING WAS BUDGETED, APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AND IS AVAILABLE. SALARY RANGE: $28,449.87 - $43,834.42

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS FOOD SAFETY INSPECTOR SUPERVISOR IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 22460. THE GRADE IS GS 54. THIS POSITION WILL BE IN THE PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND FUNDING WAS BUDGETED, APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AND IS AVAILABLE. SALARY RANGE: $33,860.56 - $54,103.25

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS FOOD SAFETY PROGRAM MANAGER IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 22450. THE GRADE IS PM 129. THIS POSITION WILL BE IN THE PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND FUNDING WAS BUDGETED, APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AND IS AVAILABLE. SALARY RANGE: $47,116.10 - $72,087.63

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS INFORMATION AND REFERRAL 211 SPECIALIST IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 11400. THE GRADE IS GS 46. THIS POSITION WILL BE IN THE PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND FUNDING WAS BUDGETED, APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AND IS AVAILABLE. SALARY RANGE: $23,914.60 - $35,481.96

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS LEAD EPIDEMIOLOGIST IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 22205. THE GRADE IS PM 133. THIS POSITION WILL BE IN THE PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND FUNDING WAS BUDGETED, APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AND IS AVAILABLE. SALARY RANGE: $57,338.10 - $87,727.29

"4K. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SECOND AMENDMENT TO INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS (''CITY''), ACTING IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE FISCAL AGENT TO THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION FOR THE EL PASO URBAN TRANSPORTATION STUDY AREA (''MPO''), AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (''UTEP''), WHEREBY UTEP AGREES TO PROVIDE TECHNICAL SUPPORT TO THE MPO IN CERTAIN TRANSPORTATION AREAS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SECOND AMENDMENT TO INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS (''CITY''), ACTING IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE FISCAL AGENT TO THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION FOR THE EL PASO URBAN TRANSPORTATION STUDY AREA (''MPO''), AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (''UTEP''), WHEREBY UTEP AGREES TO PROVIDE TECHNICAL SUPPORT TO THE MPO IN CERTAIN TRANSPORTATION AREAS. TOTAL AGREEMENT AMOUNT IS FOR $146,340. (ALL DISTRICTS) [METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION, ROY GILYARD, (915) 591-9735, EXT. 13]

"4L. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THE JANUARY 12, 2009 INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT ENTITLED TEMPORARY ADVERTISING SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, (''COUNTY'') AMENDING THE SCOPE OF SERVICE. THIS AMENDMENT DOES NOT AFFECT THE BUDGET OF THE CITY OF EL PASO.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THE JANUARY 12, 2009 INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT ENTITLED TEMPORARY ADVERTISING SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, (''COUNTY'') AMENDING THE SCOPE OF SERVICE. THIS AMENDMENT DOES NOT AFFECT THE BUDGET OF THE CITY OF EL PASO. FUNDING SOURCE: 54150061/07349/G540904/ 54000 (ALL DISTRICTS) [MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, SEAN MCGLYNN, (915) 541-4896]

"4M. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE FIRST AMENDMENT TO SUBAGREEMENT NO. 26-1408-72-64 BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (THE ''CITY'') AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO FOR THE CITY TO ACT AS A COMMUNITY PARTNER CONTRACTOR IN THE HEART PHASE 2, ''MI CORAZON, MI COMUNIDAD'' PROJECT FOR RECREATIONAL AND HEALTH BENEFITS FOR THE COMMUNITY, AMENDING THE SCOPE PERFORMANCE PERIOD, TIME FRAME, AND AUTHORITY FOR FUTURE AMENDMENTS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE FIRST AMENDMENT TO SUBAGREEMENT NO. 26-1408-72-64 BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (THE ''CITY'') AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO FOR THE CITY TO ACT AS A COMMUNITY PARTNER CONTRACTOR IN THE HEART PHASE 2, ''MI CORAZON, MI COMUNIDAD'' PROJECT FOR RECREATIONAL AND HEALTH BENEFITS FOR THE COMMUNITY, AMENDING THE SCOPE PERFORMANCE PERIOD, TIME FRAME, AND AUTHORITY FOR FUTURE AMENDMENTS.

(DISTRICTS 3 AND 6) [PARKS AND RECREATION, JUDY WEISS, (915) 541-4259]

"4N. RESOLUTION: THAT SCHEDULE C, ATTACHED TO THE FY2010 BUDGET RESOLUTION AND EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2009, SHALL BE AMENDED TO REVISE THE FEE LISTED THEREIN FOR THE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM JANUARY 1, 2010, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2009 (SIC), TO $0.00 AND CORRECTING AUGUST 31, 2009, TO READ AUGUST 31, 2010.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT SCHEDULE C, ATTACHED TO THE FY2010 BUDGET RESOLUTION AND EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2009, SHALL BE AMENDED TO REVISE THE FEE LISTED THEREIN FOR THE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM JANUARY 1, 2010, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2009 (SIC), TO $0.00 AND CORRECTING AUGUST 31, 2009, TO READ AUGUST 31, 2010. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PARKS AND RECREATION, JUDY WEISS, (915) 541-4259]

"4O. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT FOR EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE AFFILIATION (THE ''AGREEMENT'') BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (THE ''CITY'') AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (''UTEP'') FOR UTEP'S PLACEMENT OF ITS STUDENTS AT THE CITY'S DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH (THE ''DEPARTMENT'') AT NO COST TO THE CITY AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN PROGRAM AGREEMENTS SPECIFIC TO EACH TYPE OF PLACEMENT OF UTEP STUDENTS AT THE DEPARTMENT.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT FOR EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE AFFILIATION (THE ''AGREEMENT'') BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (THE ''CITY'') AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (''UTEP'') FOR UTEP'S PLACEMENT OF ITS STUDENTS AT THE CITY'S DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH (THE ''DEPARTMENT'') AT NO COST TO THE CITY AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN PROGRAM AGREEMENTS SPECIFIC TO EACH TYPE OF PLACEMENT OF UTEP STUDENTS AT THE DEPARTMENT.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [PUBLIC HEALTH, ANGELA MORA, (915) 771-5706]

"4P. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVE THE MODIFIED PAYMENT SCHEDULE ADOPTED BY THE COUNTY OF EL PASO ON NOVEMBER 9, 2009, IN SECTION 8.1 OF THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THOSE TWO PARTIES, FOR THE PROVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES BY THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, AND RELATED MATTERS, TO ACCOUNT FOR THE NEW DATES AND SCHEDULED PAYMENT AMOUNTS WHILE NOT CHANGING THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT PAYABLE BY THE COUNTY OF EL PASO TO THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AUTHORIZES THE MAYOR TO SIGN APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTS REFLECTING THIS MODIFIED PAYMENT SCHEDULE.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVE THE MODIFIED PAYMENT SCHEDULE ADOPTED BY THE COUNTY OF EL PASO ON NOVEMBER 9, 2009, IN SECTION 8.1 OF THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THOSE TWO PARTIES, FOR THE PROVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES BY THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, AND RELATED MATTERS, TO ACCOUNT FOR THE NEW DATES AND SCHEDULED PAYMENT AMOUNTS WHILE NOT CHANGING THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT PAYABLE BY THE COUNTY OF EL PASO TO THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AUTHORIZES THE MAYOR TO SIGN APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTS REFLECTING THIS MODIFIED PAYMENT SCHEDULE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PUBLIC HEALTH, MICHAEL HILL, (915) 771-5702]

"4Q. 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 ANIMAL SERVICES BY THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR THE COUNTY OF EL PASO FOR THOSE ANIMALS DELIVERED BY THE COUNTY OF EL PASO TO THE CITY'S ANIMAL SHELTER LOCATED AT 5001 FRED WILSON ROAD 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 ANIMAL SERVICES BY THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR THE COUNTY OF EL PASO FOR THOSE ANIMALS DELIVERED BY THE COUNTY OF EL PASO TO THE CITY'S ANIMAL SHELTER LOCATED AT 5001 FRED WILSON ROAD FOR THE PERIOD OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2009, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2010. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PUBLIC HEALTH/ANIMAL SERVICES, ED DE CASTRO, (915) 842-1010]

"4R. RESOLUTION: THAT CITY COUNCIL APPROVE THE APPOINTMENT OF HECTOR I. OCARANZA, M.D. AS THE LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITY FOR A TWO-YEAR TERM AND SET THE TOTAL COMPENSATION OF THE HEALTH AUTHORITY AT $36,000 FOR SERVICES RENDERED FOR THAT TWO-YEAR TERM, PURSUANT TO SECTION 121.033 OF THE TEXAS HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT CITY COUNCIL APPROVE THE APPOINTMENT OF HECTOR I. OCARANZA, M.D. AS THE LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITY FOR A TWO-YEAR TERM AND SET THE TOTAL COMPENSATION OF THE HEALTH AUTHORITY AT $36,000 FOR SERVICES RENDERED FOR THAT TWO-YEAR TERM, PURSUANT TO SECTION 121.033 OF THE TEXAS HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"4S. RESOLUTION: THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY FORREST TIRE COMPANY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2009-224 FOR DEFAULT PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 8B OF THE CONTRACT CLAUSES DUE TO CONTRACTOR'S FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES AT THE BID PRICE OFFERED AND THAT THE TERMINATION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AS OF DECEMBER 22, 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY FORREST TIRE COMPANY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2009-224 FOR DEFAULT PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 8B OF THE CONTRACT CLAUSES DUE TO CONTRACTOR'S FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES AT THE BID PRICE OFFERED AND THAT THE TERMINATION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AS OF DECEMBER 22, 2009. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

[GENERAL SERVICES, STUART ED, (915) 621-6822]

"4T. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY EXPEND ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $85,800 TO KENDRICK ELECTRIC CORPORATION TO FUND THE INSTALLATION OF TWELVE ADDITIONAL LIGHT POLES, FIXTURES, AND PANELS FOR THE NORTHEAST REGIONAL PARK SOCCER FIELDS AND INCREASE THE CONTRACT TIME NINETY DAYS [CHANGE ORDER 2] FOR CONTRACT NUMBER 2009-153, 2000 QUALITY OF LIFE BONDS: NORTHEAST REGIONAL PARK FIELD LIGHTING.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY EXPEND ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $85,800 TO KENDRICK ELECTRIC CORPORATION TO FUND THE INSTALLATION OF TWELVE ADDITIONAL LIGHT POLES, FIXTURES, AND PANELS FOR THE NORTHEAST REGIONAL PARK SOCCER FIELDS AND INCREASE THE CONTRACT TIME NINETY DAYS [CHANGE ORDER 2] FOR CONTRACT NUMBER 2009-153, 2000 QUALITY OF LIFE BONDS: NORTHEAST REGIONAL PARK FIELD LIGHTING. THE NEW CONTRACT SUM INCLUDING CHANGE ORDER 2 IS $681,848). (DISTRICT 4) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"5. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO MUSCO SPORTS LIGHTING, LLC, UNDER TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL BOARDS, INC. (TASB) COOPERATIVE PURCHASING BUYBOARD CONTRACT #269-07, FOR ''LIGHT STRUCTURE GREEN SYSTEM'' SPORTS FIELD LIGHTING FOR NE REGIONAL PARK SOCCER FIELDS 1 -

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO MUSCO SPORTS LIGHTING, LLC, UNDER TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL BOARDS, INC. (TASB) COOPERATIVE PURCHASING BUYBOARD CONTRACT #269-07, FOR ''LIGHT STRUCTURE GREEN SYSTEM'' SPORTS FIELD LIGHTING FOR NE REGIONAL PARK SOCCER FIELDS 1 - 3. TOTAL ESTIMATED EXPENDITURES ARE $234,000. THE PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE TASB COOPERATIVE PURCHASING BUYBOARD WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON SEPTEMBER 19, 2006.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

ACCOUNT NO.: 31130550 - 508027 - 60016 - PPW0046004B

14101001 - 508027 - 60137 - PPW0046004B

FUNDING SOURCE: 2000 QUALITY OF LIFE BONDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $234,000.00

REFERENCE NO.: 2010-114

DISTRICT: 4

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

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

"6. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: SEAN BRUNA TO THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

SEAN BRUNA TO THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [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 C) (ALL DISTRICTS) [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

ATTACHMENT C

TAX REFUNDS

DECEMBER 22, 2009

A. LPS PROPERTY TAX SOLUTIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,870.76 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #H791-009-0010-0010).

B. BAC TAX SERVICES CORPORATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,799.35 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #S619-999-0030-1700).

"8. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-048 (TWO-INCH [2''] GALVANIZED SIGNPOSTS) TO ALLIED TUBE & CONDUIT CORPORATION AND CENTERLINE SUPPLY

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-048 (TWO-INCH [2''] GALVANIZED SIGNPOSTS) TO ALLIED TUBE & CONDUIT CORPORATION AND CENTERLINE SUPPLY FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $187,285.50.

DEPARTMENT: STREET

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: ALLIED TUBE & CONDUIT CORPORATION

HARVEY, IL

ITEMS: 1 - 5

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $ 38,430.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: CENTERLINE SUPPLY

GRAND PRAIRIE, TX

ITEMS: 6 - 16

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $ 23,998.50

ACCOUNT NO.: 32010287-503203-01101

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL FUNDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $187,285.50 (3-YEAR TOTAL)

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 STREET RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED, TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDERS.

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

[STREET DEPARTMENT, DARYL COLE, (915) 621-6750]

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 4B.  RESOLUTION: That the City of El Paso's Design Standards for Construction Manual, Section 3 (Streets), be amended to include a cross-section for a 30-foot local residential street."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO'S DESIGN STANDARDS FOR CONSTRUCTION MANUAL, SECTION 3 (STREETS), BE AMENDED TO INCLUDE A CROSS-SECTION FOR A 30-FOOT LOCAL RESIDENTIAL STREET. (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 NO
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. S. Ortega ABSTAIN
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9.  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.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 9 (HEALTH AND SAFETY), CHAPTER 9.36 (AIR POLLUTION), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY DELETING SECTION 9.36.050 AND BY ADDING SECTION 9.36.100 (DISPOSAL FIRE EXCEPTION). THE PENALTY AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 9.52.030.105.1.1 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 6) [ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JANUARY 5, 2010, 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 YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. S. Ortega DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the request that the Purchasing Manager be authorized to exercise the City of El Paso's option to extend the Contract for the Collection of Delinquent Taxes with Delgado, Acosta, Spencer, Linebarger & Perez, LLP for one additional five year period. There is no cost to the City. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY OF EL PASO'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE CONTRACT FOR THE COLLECTION OF DELINQUENT TAXES WITH DELGADO, ACOSTA, SPENCER, LINEBARGER & PEREZ, LLP FOR ONE ADDITIONAL FIVE YEAR PERIOD. THERE IS NO COST TO THE CITY. THE FIRM IS PAID THROUGH THE ASSESSMENT OF A 15 - 20% COLLECTION FEE THAT IS ADDED TO DELINQUENT ACCOUNTS. EXTENDED CONTRACT PERIOD IS THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2015.

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

[TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

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

   
Item: 10B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the request that the Purchasing Manager be authorized to exercise the City's option to extend the Computer System License and Maintenance Agreement with Appraisal and Collection Technologies for one additional five year period"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE COMPUTER SYSTEM LICENSE AND MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT WITH APPRAISAL AND COLLECTION TECHNOLOGIES FOR ONE ADDITIONAL FIVE YEAR PERIOD FOR TECHNICAL SUPPORT SERVICES AND WEBSITE MAINTENANCE FOR BILLING, COLLECTIONS, RECORDS MAINTENANCE, AD-HOC REPORTING, TAX BILL PRODUCTIONS, ETC. EXTENDED CONTRACT PERIOD IS THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2015.

DEPARTMENT: TAX

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $120,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 06010022 - 502202 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: TAX/DATA PROCESSING SERVICES/GENERAL FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $600,000

REFERENCE NO.: 2010-105

DISTRICTS: ALL AND COUNTY

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

[TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

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

   
Item: 10C.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2010-074 (Vehicle Body Repair, Painting and Detailing) to Advanced Auto Collision Repair Center, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-074 (VEHICLE BODY REPAIR, PAINTING AND DETAILING) TO ADVANCED AUTO COLLISION REPAIR CENTER, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $1,200,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES - FLEET DIVISION

AWARD TO: ADVANCED AUTO COLLISION REPAIR CENTER, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEM(S): ALL

OPTION: 2 YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $400,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 503125 - 45202

FUNDING SOURCE: EQUIPMENT - OUTSIDE REPAIRS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $1,200,000

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, FLEET DIVISION, RECOMMEND AWARD TO ADVANCED AUTO COLLISION REPAIR CENTER, INC., THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

[GENERAL SERVICES, STUART ED, (915) 621-6822]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11A.  INTRODUCTION AND PUBLIC HEARING - EL PASO WATER UTILITIES/PSB: An Ordinance authorizing the issuance of ''City of El Paso, Texas, Water And Sewer Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2010;'' and resolve matters which are necessary to effectuate said issuance, including a delegation of authority. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF ''CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, WATER AND SEWER REVENUE REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2010;'' AND RESOLVE MATTERS WHICH ARE NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE SAID ISSUANCE, INCLUDING A DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [BOND COUNSEL, PAUL A. BRADEN, (915) 351-6053]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11B.  INTRODUCTION AND PUBLIC HEARING - EL PASO WATER UTILITIES/PSB: An Ordinance authorizing the issuance of ''City of El Paso, Texas, Municipal Drainage Utility System Revenue Bonds, Series 2010;'' and resolve matters which are necessary to effectuate said issuance. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF ''CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, MUNICIPAL DRAINAGE UTILITY SYSTEM REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2010;'' AND RESOLVE MATTERS WHICH ARE NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE SAID ISSUANCE. (DISTRICT 2) [BOND COUNSEL, PAUL A. BRADEN, (915) 351-6053]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance releasing conditions placed on Tract 2D and Tract 2E-1, E.L. De Shazo Survey No. 218, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, 4645 N. Mesa Street. ZON09-00068 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE RELEASING CONDITIONS PLACED ON TRACT 2D AND TRACT 2E-1, E.L. DE SHAZO SURVEY NO. 218, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BY CONTRACT DATED MARCH 7, 1957, WHICH CHANGED THE ZONING ON THE PROPERTY. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 4645 N. MESA STREET. PROPERTY OWNER: ACVC CORPORATION. ZON09-00068 (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 DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. S. Ortega DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 6B, Block 5, Upper Valley Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from R-3/SC (Residential/Special Contract) to A-2/SC (Apartment/Special Contract), and imposing a condition. 5257 Charl Ann Street. ZON09 00062 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED FIVE (5) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 6B, BLOCK 5, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3/SC (RESIDENTIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO A-2/SC (APARTMENT/SPECIAL CONTRACT), AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 5257 CHARL ANN STREET. APPLICANT: ENRIQUE ESCOBAR. ZON09 00062 (DISTRICT 1)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4027]

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON09-00057 to allow for a 100% parking reduction of the off-street parking requirement on the property 2823 Mobile Avenue. ZON09-00057 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON09-00057 TO ALLOW FOR A 100% PARKING REDUCTION OF THE OFF-STREET PARKING REQUIREMENT ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS THE SOUTH 55 FEET OF LOT 4, BLOCK 134, THIRD AMENDED MAP OF HIGHLAND PARK ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.14.070 AND 20.04.320 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 2823 MOBILE AVENUE. PROPERTY OWNERS: FRANCISCO E. HERRERA. ZON09-00057 (DISTRICT 2)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4027]

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12D.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON09-00053 to permit an assisted living facility and a convalescent home, on the property described as being a portion of Blocks 1 and 30 and portions of ROW out of Silver Cholla Drive and Moon Ranch Court and all of Cow Ranch Court, all within Sandstone Ranch Unit 7, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON09-00053 TO PERMIT AN ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY AND A CONVALESCENT HOME, ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS BEING A PORTION OF BLOCKS 1 AND 30 AND PORTIONS OF ROW OUT OF SILVER CHOLLA DRIVE AND MOON RANCH COURT AND ALL OF COW RANCH COURT, ALL WITHIN SANDSTONE RANCH UNIT 7, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.04.320 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: WEST OF SEAN HAGGERTY DRIVE AND SOUTH OF MARCUS URIBE DRIVE. PROPERTY OWNERS: TROPICANA DEVELOPMENT INC.

ZON09-00053 (DISTRICT 4)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4027]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12E.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance vacating a portion of Poplar Street right-of-way, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE VACATING A PORTION OF POPLAR STREET RIGHT-OF-WAY, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12F.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 19 (Subdivisions), Chapter 19.15 (Roadways), Section 19.15.060 (Street Standards), Section 19.15.090 (Cul-de-sac Streets), and Section 19.15.110 (Street Width and Design), of the El Paso City Code to allow for alternative road design. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS), CHAPTER 19.15 (ROADWAYS), SECTION 19.15.060 (STREET STANDARDS), SECTION 19.15.090 (CUL-DE-SAC STREETS), AND SECTION 19.15.110 (STREET WIDTH AND DESIGN), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ALLOW FOR ALTERNATIVE ROAD DESIGN. THE PENALTY AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 19.42 OF THE CITY OF 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 NO
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 13A.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance amending the Final Project Plan and Final Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan for Tax increment Reinvestment Zone Number Five, City of El Paso; adopting said amendments as required by Section 311.011(E), Texas Tax Code; also providing a severability clause. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE FINAL PROJECT PLAN AND FINAL REINVESTMENT ZONE FINANCING PLAN FOR TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER FIVE, CITY OF EL PASO; ADOPTING SAID AMENDMENTS AS REQUIRED BY SECTION 311.011(E), TEXAS TAX CODE; ALSO PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE. (DISTRICT 8)

[ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4872]

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

   
Item: 13B.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that subject to passage of the Ordinance amending the Final Project Plan and Final Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan related hereto, the Program Guidelines for the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 5 (Downtown) Commercial Façade Improvement Grant Program are revised to enhance project aesthetics, as recommended by the Economic Developm  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT SUBJECT TO PASSAGE OF THE ORDINANCE AMENDING THE FINAL PROJECT PLAN AND FINAL REINVESTMENT ZONE FINANCING PLAN RELATED HERETO, THE PROGRAM GUIDELINES FOR THE TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONE NO. 5 (DOWNTOWN) COMMERCIAL FAÇADE IMPROVEMENT GRANT PROGRAM ARE REVISED TO ENHANCE PROJECT AESTHETICS, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT. (DISTRICT 8) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4872]

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

   
Item: 14.  ENGINEERING: 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)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

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 BY AMENDING NUMBER 34, ''SCHUSTER AVENUE BETWEEN OREGON STREET AND CAMPBELL STREET, BOTH SIDES'', TO ''SCHUSTER AVENUE BETWEEN OREGON STREET TO ITS TERMINUS AT THE WEST END, BOTH SIDES'' AND TO DELETE NUMBER 88, ''SCHUSTER AVENUE FROM SUN BOWL ROAD TO HAWTHORNE STREET, BOTH SIDES''; 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 DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 15A.  FIRE DEPARTMENT: An Ordinance granting a franchise to Life Ambulance Service, Inc. to operate a non-emergency ambulance transfer service. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A FRANCHISE TO LIFE AMBULANCE SERVICE, INC. TO OPERATE A NON-EMERGENCY AMBULANCE TRANSFER SERVICE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[FIRE DEPARTMENT, MICHAEL CALDERAZZO, (915) 771-1000]

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

   
Item: 15B.  FIRE DEPARTMENT: An Ordinance granting a franchise to Elite Medical Transport to operate a non-emergency ambulance transfer service. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A FRANCHISE TO ELITE MEDICAL TRANSPORT TO OPERATE A NON-EMERGENCY AMBULANCE TRANSFER SERVICE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[FIRE DEPARTMENT, MICHAEL CALDERAZZO, (915) 771-1000]

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

   
Item: 16A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to direct the City Manager to research and provide recommendations to amend Section 20.10.455 (Personal wireless service facilities) and Section 20.22.100 (Nonconforming PWSF) of the El Paso City Code "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DIRECTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO RESEARCH AND PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS TO AMEND SECTION 20.10.455 (PERSONAL WIRELESS SERVICE FACILITIES) AND SECTION 20.22.100 (NONCONFORMING PWSF) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO LIMIT THE NUMBER OF COLLOCATIONS PERMITTED ON EACH PERSONAL WIRELESS SERVICE FACILITY, TO REQUIRE THAT ALL NONCONFORMING GROUND-MOUNTED PERSONAL WIRELESS SERVICE FACILITIES BE CAMOUFLAGED WHEN MODIFIED OR REBUILT, TO REQUIRE THAT A CERTAIN NUMBER OF EXISTING GROUND-MOUNTED PERSONAL WIRELESS FACILITIES BE CAMOUFLAGED FOR EVERY NEW PERSONAL WIRELESS SERVICE FACILITY PERMITTED, AND TO RESEARCH OTHER CITIES REGARDING NEW REGULATIONS AND TRENDS FOR PERSONAL WIRELESS SERVICE FACILITIES. [REPRESENTATIVE 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 YES
6 Rep. Holguin DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 16B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Legislative Review Committee Report:"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE REPORT:

1. FOR NOTATION: FORMAL REPORT OF THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON DECEMBER 2, 2009, AS SUBMITTED BY ANN MORGAN LILLY, CHAIR; AND,

2. DISCUSSION PERTAINING SPECIFICALLY TO ANY OF THE AGENDA ITEMS, AS POSTED ON THE AGENDA OF SAID LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING, AS FOLLOWS:

A) ALLOWING FOR DEVELOPMENT OF AN AMENDMENT TO VARIOUS PORTIONS OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE PERTAINING TO THE REGULATION OF BOARDING HOME FACILITIES PURSUANT TO CHANGES IN THE STATE REQUIREMENTS, AND REQUESTING THAT STAFF DEVELOP THE PROPOSED CODE AMENDMENTS WORKING WITH VARIOUS COMMUNITY ADVOCATES AND AGENCIES.

B) ALLOWING FOR DEVELOPMENT OF AN AMENDMENT TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE (ZONING) PERTAINING TO THE REGULATION OF PERSONAL CARE FACILITIES AND ASSISTED CARE FACILITIES WITHIN SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL ZONES, AND SPECIFYING THE SUPPLEMENTAL REQUIREMENTS FOR EACH TYPE OF FACILITY.

C) SOLICITING PUBLIC INPUT REGARDING AN AMENDMENT TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE (ZONING) TO ESTABLISH OFF-STREET PARKING MAXIMUMS FOR CERTAIN USES ON PROPERTIES OUTSIDE OF THE DOWNTOWN AREA, AND REPORTING BACK TO THE LRC ON THE INPUT RECEIVED TO ALLOW FURTHER DIRECTION ON SUCH A PROPOSED AMENDMENT.

D) ALLOWING FOR DEVELOPMENT OF AN AMENDMENT TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE (ZONING) THAT PERMITS ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF PARKING REDUCTION APPLICATIONS THAT DO NOT EXCEED A 10% REDUCTION.

E) ALLOWING FOR DEVELOPMENT OF AN AMENDMENT TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE (ZONING) THAT EXPANDS THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF EL PASO IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 3 TO MATCH THE BOUNDARIES OF THE DOWNTOWN 2015 PLAN, SO AS TO EXPAND THE AREA FOR WHICH 100% OF THE OFF-STREET PARKING REQUIREMENTS ARE WAIVED UNDER THE CODE, AND FOR WHICH REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT INCENTIVES MAY BE AVAILABLE. [DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

   
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Item: 16C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Development and Infrastructure:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED ALL FIVE ITEMS, ASKING THE CITY MANAGER TO MOVE FORWARD WITH THEM AND TO CONSIDER ON ITEM NUMBER 4, THE APPEAL GOING TO CITY COUNCIL.

DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE:

1. DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THAT THE CITY MANAGER PREPARE AN AMENDMENT TO VARIOUS PORTIONS OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE PERTAINING TO THE REGULATION OF BOARDING HOME FACILITIES PURSUANT TO CHANGES IN THE STATE REQUIREMENTS, AND REQUESTING THAT STAFF DEVELOP THE PROPOSED CODE AMENDMENTS WORKING WITH VARIOUS COMMUNITY ADVOCATES AND AGENCIES; AS REQUESTED BY THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

2. DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THAT THE CITY MANAGER PREPARE AN AMENDMENT TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE (ZONING) PERTAINING TO THE REGULATION OF PERSONAL CARE FACILITIES AND ASSISTED CARE FACILITIES WITHIN SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL ZONES, AND SPECIFYING THE SUPPLEMENTAL REQUIREMENTS FOR EACH TYPE OF FACILITY; AS REQUESTED BY THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

3. DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THAT THE CITY MANAGER SOLICIT PUBLIC INPUT REGARDING AN AMENDMENT TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE (ZONING) TO ESTABLISH OFF-STREET PARKING MAXIMUMS FOR CERTAIN USES ON PROPERTIES OUTSIDE OF THE DOWNTOWN AREA, AND REPORTING BACK ON THE INPUT RECEIVED TO ALLOW FURTHER DIRECTION ON SUCH A PROPOSED AMENDMENT; AS REQUESTED BY THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

4. DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THAT THE CITY MANAGER PREPARE AN AMENDMENT TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE (ZONING) THAT PERMITS ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF PARKING REDUCTION APPLICATIONS THAT DO NOT EXCEED A 10% REDUCTION; AS REQUESTED BY THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

5. DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THAT THE CITY MANAGER PREPARE AN AMENDMENT TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE (ZONING) THAT EXPANDS THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF EL PASO IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 3 TO MATCH THE BOUNDARIES OF THE DOWNTOWN 2015 PLAN, SO AS TO EXPAND THE AREA FOR WHICH 100% OF THE OFF-STREET PARKING REQUIREMENTS ARE WAIVED UNDER THE CODE, AND FOR WHICH REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT INCENTIVES MAY BE AVAILABLE; AS REQUESTED BY THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

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

   
Item: 17A.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution approving amendments to the Empowerment Zone Program Revolving Loan Fund Lending Guidelines as recommended by the Director of the Community and Human Development Department and the Empowerment Zone Advisory Board"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION APPROVING AMENDMENTS TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE PROGRAM REVOLVING LOAN FUND LENDING GUIDELINES AS RECOMMENDED BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT AND THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD; AND, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE STANDARD LOAN AGREEMENTS AND ANY RELATED LOAN DOCUMENTS FOR EMPOWERMENT ZONE LOANS UNDER OR AT $50,000, WHEN ISSUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CITY'S EMPOWERMENT ZONE PROGRAM REVOLVING LOAN FUND LENDING GUIDELINES AND UPON THE REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE. FUNDING SOURCE: SUBSEQUENT LOANS TO BE FUNDED BY 71150075-11002-71000-G71EZECEPEZ WITH THE EZ REVOLVING LOAN FUND REVENUE DEPOSITED IN ACCOUNT NUMBER 71150075-11002-71000-G71EZ BOF.

(DISTRICTS 1, 3, 6, 7, AND 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 17B.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution approving Empowerment Zone funding awards with respect to the remaining unencumbered funds "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION APPROVING EMPOWERMENT ZONE FUNDING AWARDS WITH RESPECT TO THE REMAINING UNENCUMBERED FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $400,679, AND BUDGET REALLOCATIONS, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT AND THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD. 71150075-11002-71000-G71EZECEPEZ WITH THE EZ REVOLVING LOAN FUND REVENUE DEPOSITED IN ACCOUNT NUMBER 71150075-11002-71000-G71EZ BOF. (DISTRICTS 1, 3, 6, 7, AND 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 18A.  ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES: Discussion and action for Council to provide policy direction to Environmental Services Department on vacant residential homes. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: KEEP THE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT POLICY AS IT IS FOR VACANT RESIDENTIAL HOMES. "

DISCUSSION AND ACTION FOR COUNCIL TO PROVIDE POLICY DIRECTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT ON VACANT RESIDENTIAL HOMES. (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. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 18B.  ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES: Discussion and action for Council to provide policy direction to Environmental Services Department including privatization, franchising, flow control, and management practices. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: REAFFIRMED THAT CITY COUNCIL DIRECTS THE CITY MANAGER TO INSTRUCT THE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT TO 1) PURSUE FLOW CONTROL; 2) PURSUE FRANCHISE AGREEMENTS; 3) REFRAIN FROM CHARGING FRANCHISE FEES UNTIL FEES CAN BE EQUITABLY APPLIED TO ALL COMMERCIAL HAULERS; AND 4) REFRAIN FROM PRIVATIZATION.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION FOR COUNCIL TO PROVIDE POLICY DIRECTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT INCLUDING PRIVATIZATION, FRANCHISING, FLOW CONTROL, AND MANAGEMENT PRACTICES. (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. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 19.  INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the Mayor to sign an Interlocal Agreement between the City of El Paso and the County of El Paso regarding the provision of management services by the County for the City's IT Department and that the City Manager be authorized to effectuate all documentation related to the inter-local agreement including reorganizing functi  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED WITH A BRIEFING OF THE PERFORMANCE TO COUNCIL EVERY SIX MONTHS, A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE COUNTY OF EL PASO REGARDING THE PROVISION OF MANAGEMENT SERVICES BY THE COUNTY FOR THE CITY’S IT DEPARTMENT AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EFFECTUATE ALL DOCUMENTATION RELATED TO THE INTER-LOCAL AGREEMENT INCLUDING REORGANIZING FUNCTIONS TO OTHER DEPARTMENTS, INCLUDING ANY RELATED BUDGET TRANSFERS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE COUNTY OF EL PASO REGARDING THE PROVISION OF MANAGEMENT SERVICES BY THE COUNTY FOR THE CITY'S IT DEPARTMENT AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EFFECTUATE ALL DOCUMENTATION RELATED TO THE INTER-LOCAL AGREEMENT INCLUDING REORGANIZING FUNCTIONS TO OTHER DEPARTMENTS, INCLUDING ANY RELATED BUDGET TRANSFERS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, JOHN NEAL, (915) 541-4285]

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 20.  MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the 2010 Public Art Plan be adopted. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE 2010 PUBLIC ART PLAN BE ADOPTED. FUNDING SOURCE: PUBLIC ART FUND, ACCOUNT 502102 2003, 2006 AND 2009 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION. (ALL DISTRICTS) [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 DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 21A.  PARKS AND RECREATION: Discussion and action on a Resolution that all forms of mining and drilling for oil and gas, and the reopening of any previously drilled mine and oil or gas well are prohibited in the Sandstone Ranch Park, Marcus Uribe Drive, El Paso, Texas 79934."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT ALL FORMS OF MINING AND DRILLING FOR OIL AND GAS, AND THE REOPENING OF ANY PREVIOUSLY DRILLED MINE AND OIL OR GAS WELL ARE PROHIBITED IN THE SANDSTONE RANCH PARK, MARCUS URIBE DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS 79934. (DISTRICT 4) [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 DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 21B.  PARKS AND RECREATION: Discussion and action on a Resolution that all forms of mining and drilling for oil and gas, and the reopening of any previously drilled mine and oil or gas well are prohibited in the Dog Park at Westside Community Park, 7400 High Ridge, El Paso, Texas 79912. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT ALL FORMS OF MINING AND DRILLING FOR OIL AND GAS, AND THE REOPENING OF ANY PREVIOUSLY DRILLED MINE AND OIL OR GAS WELL ARE PROHIBITED IN THE DOG PARK AT WESTSIDE COMMUNITY PARK, 7400 HIGH RIDGE, EL PASO, TEXAS 79912. (DISTRICT 1)

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


 
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