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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 7/20/2010
 
   
Item: NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ALL MATTERS LISTED UNDER THE CONSENT AGENDA, INCLUDING THOSE ON THE ADDITION TO THE AGENDA, WILL BE CONSIDERED BY CITY COUNCIL TO BE ROUTINE AND WILL BE ENACTED BY ONE MOTION UNLESS SEPARATE DISCUSSION IS REQUESTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS. PRIOR TO THE VOTE, MEMBERS OF THE AUDIENCE MAY ASK QUESTIONS REGARDING ITEMS ON THE CONSENT AGENDA. WHEN THE VOTE HAS BEEN TAKEN, IF AN ITEM HAS NOT BEEN CALLED OUT FOR SEPARATE DISCUSSION, THE ITEM HAS BEEN APPROVED. COUNCIL MAY, HOWEVER, RECONSIDER ANY ITEM AT ANY TIME DURING THE MEETING. THE WORDING OF ALL AGENDA ITEMS SHALL APPEAR IN THE MINUTES OF THIS MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL AS POSTED, UNLESS OTHERWISE REVISED BY THIS OR OTHER MOTION OF COUNCIL, WITHOUT THE NECESSITY OF THE CITY CLERK READING THE WORDING OF EACH ITEM INTO THE RECORD.

"1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 13, 2010 AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 15, 2010 (BUDGET HEARINGS FOR AIRPORT, INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES, ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, AND PUBLIC TRANSIT - SUN METRO).

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 13, 2010 AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 15, 2010 (BUDGET HEARINGS FOR AIRPORT, INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES, ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, AND PUBLIC TRANSIT - SUN METRO).

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

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN ELECTRICAL TRANSFORMER EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL SERVICE FOR A PROPOSED CITY PARK AT 3186 BLUE DIRT, EL PASO, TEXAS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN ELECTRICAL TRANSFORMER EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL SERVICE FOR A PROPOSED CITY PARK AT 3186 BLUE DIRT, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 6) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL SERVICE FOR THE VENTANAS COVE PARK AT 3186 BLUE DIRT CIRCLE, EL PASO, TEXAS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL SERVICE FOR THE VENTANAS COVE PARK AT 3186 BLUE DIRT CIRCLE, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 6) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT ALL PRIVATE REQUESTS FOR STREET LIGHT INSTALLATION SHALL BE MADE PURSUANT TO THE PROCEDURES ESTABLISHED IN THIS RESOLUTION

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (1) ONE WEEK.

THAT ALL PRIVATE REQUESTS FOR STREET LIGHT INSTALLATION SHALL BE MADE PURSUANT TO THE PROCEDURES ESTABLISHED IN THIS RESOLUTION, AND ALL ACCOMPANYING EXHIBITS. THAT THE COST OF ANY STREET LIGHT AND ITS INSTALLATION AS APPROVED UNDER THIS RESOLUTION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO PAYMENT BY THE APPLICANT(S) OF THE REQUEST. SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY, DISCRETIONARY FUNDS BY THE CITY REPRESENTATIVE IN WHOSE DISTRICT THE STREET LIGHT IS REQUESTED MAY BE USED OR SUCH OTHER APPROPRIATE FUNDING TO FUND ALL OR A PORTION OF THE COST OF THE STREET LIGHT AND ITS INSTALLATION. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"3D. 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, 4, 7 & 8)

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

ATTACHMENT A

SOLID WASTE LIENS

JULY 20, 2010

1081 DONA BEATRIZ CIRCLE $372.83 BIC HOMES LLC

(DISTRICT 1)

667 JEANNY MARIE COURT $218.04 MODESTO BELTRAN

(DISTRICT 1)

741 KAPRIZ AVENUE $186.19 LADISLADA GUERRA

(DISTRICT 1)

4021 JOHNSON AVENUE $158.10 MANUEL ENRIQUEZ

(DISTRICT 2)

3508 PERA AVENUE $164.18 JESUS JR & 2 ELIZONDO

(DISTRICT 3)

10325 BON AIRE DRIVE $206.13 JOE F. PAIGE C/O MICHAEL D. PAIGE

(DISTRICT 4)

LOT(S) 20 COS (4974.00 SQ FT), BLOCK 1, SUN VALLEY RANCH REPLAT A SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 4) $109.28 RESORTVIEW HOMES I LTD

10281 DYER STREET $159.70 ALMANI LLC

(DISTRICT 4)

4713 G T POWERS DRIVE $120.34 LLOYD E. & JONI WRIGHT

(DISTRICT 4)

4048 HACIENDA ROJA DRIVE $192.87 SP CONSTRUCTION

(DISTRICT 4)



8464 ROSEWAY DRIVE $425.07 JOHN A. III & SUDIE A. & THOMAS K. JENKS

(DISTRICT 7)

527 W FRANKLIN AVENUE $171.76 JOSPEH P. JR. & DORA L. AUBIN

(DISTRICT 8)

2331 MYRTLE AVENUE $194.03 BELL THUNDERBIRD OIL CO. INC

(DISTRICT 8)

606 VAL VERDE STREET $184.60 GENOVEVA M. MONTOYA

(DISTRICT 8)

212 VAUDEVILLE DRIVE $160.81 MARIA LOYA

(DISTRICT 8)

"4A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: BELINDA MENDEZ-ACOSTA TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

BELINDA MENDEZ-ACOSTA TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, DISTRICT 3. [REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, (915) 541-4572]

POSTPONED FROM 07-13-

"4B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JANE THOMAS TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, AS A REGULAR MEMBER.

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

JANE THOMAS TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, AS A REGULAR MEMBER, BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1.

[REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4886]

"5. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: THAT THE CITY COUNCIL DECLARES THAT THE EXPENDITURE OF DISTRICT 4 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,000 TO BE USED TO OFFSET CITY FEES CHARGED TO CHILDREN AND OTHER PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES AND CLOSELY RELATED DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND THOSE WHO ACTIVELY ASSIST THEM FOR PARTICIPATION IN ORGANIZED AQUATICS-RELATED EVENTS AND EVENT PREPARATION SERVES THE IMPORTANT MUNICIPAL PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ASSISTANCE TO INTELLECTUALLY DISABLED PERSONS WHO PARTICIPATE IN AND BENEFIT FROM SUCH ORGANIZED ACTIVITIES, AND IS AUTHORIZED, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER ESTABLISH AN APPROPRIATE PROCESS TO ENSURE THAT THE MUNICIPAL PURPOSE IS CARRIED OUT BY THE EXPENDITURES.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL DECLARES THAT THE EXPENDITURE OF DISTRICT 4 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,000 TO BE USED TO OFFSET CITY FEES CHARGED TO CHILDREN AND OTHER PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES AND CLOSELY RELATED DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND THOSE WHO ACTIVELY ASSIST THEM FOR PARTICIPATION IN ORGANIZED AQUATICS-RELATED EVENTS AND EVENT PREPARATION SERVES THE IMPORTANT MUNICIPAL PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ASSISTANCE TO INTELLECTUALLY DISABLED PERSONS WHO PARTICIPATE IN AND BENEFIT FROM SUCH ORGANIZED ACTIVITIES, AND IS AUTHORIZED, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER ESTABLISH AN APPROPRIATE PROCESS TO ENSURE THAT THE MUNICIPAL PURPOSE IS CARRIED OUT BY THE EXPENDITURES. [REPRESENTATIVE CARL ROBINSON, (915) 541-4400]

   
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: 6A.  - 6F. 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.

6A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 15 (PUBLIC SERVICES) CHAPTER 15.08 (STREET RENTALS) SECTION 15.08.120 (SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSES), SUBSECTION G, (EXCEPTIONS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD AN EXCEPTION FOR CERTAIN SIGNS ON THE CITY'S PARKWAY. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 1.08, GENERAL PENALTY, OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, LINDA CASTLE, (915)541-4029]

6B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.041 (SCHEDULE IVA - PARKING PROHIBITED DURING CERTAIN HOURS- SCHOOL DAYS ONLY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING THE AREA OF NO PARKING ON MISSY YVETTE DRIVE TO INCLUDE BOTH SIDES FROM PELLICANO DRIVE TO BEN PROCTOR DRIVE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 6)

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

6C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.40 (SIZE, WEIGHT AND CLASS RESTRICTIONS), SECTION 12.40.020 (TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE - ESTABLISHED AUTHORITY TO REVISE AND ESTABLISH TRUCK ROUTES) BY ELIMINATING THE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE AND REQUIRING THE TRAFFIC ENGINEER TO ESTABLISH AND REVISE TRUCK ROUTES SUBJECT TO APPROVAL BY CITY COUNCIL. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 12.84 (VIOLATIONS - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

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

6D. 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 22, SAN ANTONIO AVENUE FROM EL PASO STREET TO FLORENCE STREET; DELETING NUMBER 75, MERCHANT AVENUE BETWEEN HAWKINS BOULEVARD AND TONY LAMA STREET; ADDING SHELDON COURT BETWEEN OREGON STREET AND EL PASO STREET, WESTBOUND; AND AMENDING NUMBER 24, THE ALLEY BETWEEN OREGON STREET AND EL PASO STREET FROM SAN ANTONIO AVENUE TO SHELDON COURT FROM NORTHBOUND TO SOUTHBOUND. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICTS 3 & 8)

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

6E. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING LEE BOULEVARD TO SUBSECTION F, THIRTY FIVE MILES PER HOUR. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 5) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

6F. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.44 (STOPPING, STANDING AND PARKING GENERALLY), SECTION 12.44.020 (WHERE NO SIGNS REQUIRED) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING ''DESIGNATED BIKE LANES, UNLESS OFFICIAL SIGNS ALLOW SUCH PARKING DURING SPECIFIC TIMES''. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JULY 27, 2010, FOR ITEMS 6A - 6F

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 THURSDAY, 7:00 A.M. TO 6:00 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: 7.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2010-150 (Janitorial Service - Police Department Facilities) to The Eagle Janitorial Services"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-150 (JANITORIAL SERVICE - POLICE DEPARTMENT FACILITIES) TO THE EAGLE JANITORIAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $869,609.16.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES - BUILDING MAINTENANCE

AWARD TO: THE EAGLE JANITORIAL SERVICES

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: 2 YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $289,869.72

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL FUNDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $869,609.16 (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 TO THE EAGLE JANITORIAL SERVICES, THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4293]

[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 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 Section 30, Block 80, Township 1, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from R-F (Ranch and Farm) to C-3 (Commercial) and imposing conditions. southeast corner of US Highway 54 and McCombs Street. ZON09-00028 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF SECTION 30, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: SOUTHEAST CORNER OF US HIGHWAY 54 AND MCCOMBS STREET. PROPERTY OWNER: E P PLAZA PARTNERS, L.P. ZON09-00028 (DISTRICT 4)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4322]

POSTPONED FROM 01-05-10 AND 01-19-10

   
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 changing the zoning of a Tracts 11B1, 11B3B, and 11B5, Block 5, Ysleta Grant, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-F (Ranch & Farm) to R-2 (Residential), 847 Le Barron Road. ZON10-00018 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A TRACTS 11B1, 11B3B, AND 11B5, BLOCK 5, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-F (RANCH & FARM) TO R-2 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 847 LE BARRON ROAD. PROPERTY OWNER: CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF EL PASO. ZON10-00018 (DISTRICT 6)

[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: 8C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON10-00033, to allow for infill development and a 100% parking reduction on the property described as Lots 7 and 8, Block 32, Franklin Heights, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, 1314 Myrtle Avenue"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON10-00033, TO ALLOW FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT AND A 100% PARKING REDUCTION ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 7 AND 8, BLOCK 32, FRANKLIN HEIGHTS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.14.070 PARKING REDUCTION AND 20.10.280 INFILL DEVELOPMENT OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1314 MYRTLE AVENUE. PROPERTY OWNERS: MYRTLE AVENUE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION. ZON10-00033 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4027]

   
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: 8D.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance releasing a condition placed on property by Ordinance No. 011107 which changed the zoning of Tract 14G, Block 51, Ysleta Grant, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas and which imposed a condition. 9739 Socorro Road. ZON10-00025 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE RELEASING A CONDITION PLACED ON PROPERTY BY ORDINANCE NO. 011107 WHICH CHANGED THE ZONING OF TRACT 14G, BLOCK 51, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS AND WHICH IMPOSED A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 9739 SOCORRO ROAD. PROPERTY OWNER: TIMOTHY GRAY. ZON10-00025 (DISTRICT 6)

[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: 8E.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 20 (Zoning), Chapter 20.04 (Administrative Provisions), Section 20.04.060 (Planning Division, Development Services Department) of the El Paso City Code to add referrals to the Open Space Advisory Board. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.04 (ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS), SECTION 20.04.060 (PLANNING DIVISION, DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD REFERRALS TO THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE (ALL DISTRICTS) [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 YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9.  PARKS AND RECREATION: An Ordinance amending Title 13 (Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places), Chapter 13.24 (City Parks and Recreation Areas), Sections 13.24.010 B (Sales of Goods and Services) and 13.24.200 B 4 (Parks and Recreation Facility Use and Fee Authorization), of the El Paso City Code, to authorize the conduct of rummage sales at the senior centers"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 13 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND PUBLIC PLACES), CHAPTER 13.24 (CITY PARKS AND RECREATION AREAS), SECTIONS 13.24.010 B (SALES OF GOODS AND SERVICES) AND 13.24.200 B 4 (PARKS AND RECREATION FACILITY USE AND FEE AUTHORIZATION), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO AUTHORIZE THE CONDUCT OF RUMMAGE SALES AT THE SENIOR CENTERS; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 1.08.010 - 1.08.030 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [PARKS AND RECREATION, NANETTE SMEJKAL, (915) 541-4283]

   
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.  QUALITY OF LIFE SERVICES: An Ordinance to amend Title 20 (Zoning), Chapters 20.02 (General Provisions and Definitions) and 20.10 (Supplemental Use Regulations), Sections 20.02.414 and 20.10.750 regarding yard, garage or rummage sales to include outdoor sales conducted in City parks and at places of public assembly; to establish requirements for such sales; and to add Section 20.02.719 to define   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTERS 20.02 (GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS) AND 20.10 (SUPPLEMENTAL USE REGULATIONS), SECTIONS 20.02.414 AND 20.10.750 REGARDING YARD, GARAGE OR RUMMAGE SALES TO INCLUDE OUTDOOR SALES CONDUCTED IN CITY PARKS AND AT PLACES OF PUBLIC ASSEMBLY; TO ESTABLISH REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCH SALES; AND TO ADD SECTION 20.02.719 TO DEFINE PLACE OF PUBLIC ASSEMBLY; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 20.24.020 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [QUALITY OF LIFE SERVICES, DEBORAH HAMLYN, (915) 541-4686]

   
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: 10B.  QUALITY OF LIFE SERVICES: An Ordinance to amend Title 13 (Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places), to amend Section 13.20.040 C (Selling Merchandise Prohibited on and near the Public Right-of-Way) to delete an inapplicable provision regarding newspaper stands, and to clarify that the exemption for yard, garage and rummage sales applies to all such sales as permitted under the zoning code"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 13 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND PUBLIC PLACES), TO AMEND SECTION 13.20.040 C (SELLING MERCHANDISE PROHIBITED ON AND NEAR THE PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY) TO DELETE AN INAPPLICABLE PROVISION REGARDING NEWSPAPER STANDS, AND TO CLARIFY THAT THE EXEMPTION FOR YARD, GARAGE AND RUMMAGE SALES APPLIES TO ALL SUCH SALES AS PERMITTED UNDER THE ZONING CODE: THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 1.08.010 - 1.08.030 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [QUALITY OF LIFE SERVICES, DEBORAH HAMLYN, (915) 541-4686]

   
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: 11A.  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 JUNE 28, 2010, 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. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 9 (HEALTH & SAFETY), CHAPTER 9.52 (FIRE PREVENTION CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

B. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.08 (BUILDING CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

C. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.10 (RESIDENTIAL CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

D. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL PLUMBING CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.20 (PLUMBING CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

E. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.50 (PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

F. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.12 (MECHANICAL CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

G. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.24 (GAS CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

H. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL EXISTING BUILDING CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.28 (BUILDING CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

I. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), TO ADD CHAPTER 18.70 (ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE) TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE AND PROVIDING FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

J. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE ADOPTION THE 2008 EDITION OF THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.16 (ELECTRICAL CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

K. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.02 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATIVE CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, BY REPEALING CHAPTER 18.02 IN ITS ENTIRETY AND ADOPTING A NEW CHAPTER 18.02 IN ITS PLACE.

L. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), BY ADDING CHAPTER 18.40 (VACANT BUILDINGS) TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE, BY PROVIDING REQUIREMENTS, PROCEDURES AND FEES FOR THE REGISTRATION AND INSPECTION OF VACANT BUILDINGS IN THE CITY; TO DEFINE TERMS; TO PROVIDE DEFENSES, AN APPEAL PROCESS, AND INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE REVOCATION OF A CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY; TO REQUIREMENT EMERGENCY INFORMATION SIGNAGE ON VACANT BUILDINGS; TO PROVIDE FOR A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; AND TO CREATE A PENALTY.

M. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION & PERSONNEL), CHAPTER 2.38 (BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO REVISE THE POWERS OF THE COMMISSION TO HEAR APPEALS FILED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 18.40 RELATING TO VACANT BUILDING REGISTRATION AND REQUIREMENTS.

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

   
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Item: 11B.  DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE: Discussion and action to direct that the City Manager initiate the following code changes to Titles 2 (Administration & Personnel), 9 (Health & Safety), and 18 (Building & Construction) of the City Code"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 1ST MOTION - TO DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO INITIATE THE FOLLOWING CODE CHANGES TO TITLES 2 (ADMINISTRATION & PERSONNEL), 9 (HEALTH & SAFETY), AND 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION) OF THE CITY CODE, AS FOLLOWS: TO GO FORWARD WITH THE 2009 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE, TO DO MORE EXTENSIVE VETTING WITH THE INDUSTRY ON THE ISSUES RAISED TODAY, TO BRING IT BACK IN THREE MONTHS WITH THE OPTIONS, AND TO HAVE A THREE MONTH EFFECTIVE PERIOD FROM THE ADOPTION OF THE CODE TO ALLOW THE INDUSTRY TO CATCH UP.

1. DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THAT THE CITY MANAGER INITIATE THE FOLLOWING CODE CHANGES TO TITLES 2 (ADMINISTRATION & PERSONNEL), 9 (HEALTH & SAFETY), AND 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION) OF THE CITY CODE, AS FOLLOWS:

A. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 9 (HEALTH & SAFETY), CHAPTER 9.52 (FIRE PREVENTION CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

B. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.08 (BUILDING CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

C. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.10 (RESIDENTIAL CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

D. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL PLUMBING CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.20 (PLUMBING CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

E. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.50 (PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

F. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.12 (MECHANICAL CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

G. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.24 (GAS CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS

H. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL EXISTING BUILDING CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.28 (BUILDING CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

I. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), TO ADD CHAPTER 18.70 (ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE) TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE AND PROVIDING FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

J. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2008 EDITION OF THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.16 (ELECTRICAL CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

K. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.02 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATIVE CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, BY REPEALING CHAPTER 18.02 IN ITS ENTIRETY AND ADOPTING A NEW CHAPTER 18.02 IN ITS PLACE.

L. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), BY ADDING CHAPTER 18.40 (VACANT BUILDINGS) TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE, BY PROVIDING REQUIREMENTS, PROCEDURES AND FEES FOR THE REGISTRATION AND INSPECTION OF VACANT BUILDINGS IN THE CITY; TO DEFINE TERMS; TO PROVIDE DEFENSES, AN APPEAL PROCESS, AND INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE REVOCATION OF A CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY; TO REQUIRE EMERGENCY INFORMATION SIGNAGE ON VACANT BUILDINGS; TO PROVIDE FOR A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; AND TO CREATE A PENALTY.

M. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION & PERSONNEL), CHAPTER 2.38 (BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO REVISE THE POWERS OF THE COMMISSION TO HEAR APPEALS FILED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 18.40 RELATING TO VACANT BUILDING REGISTRATION AND REQUIREMENTS.

[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: 11B.  DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE: Discussion and action to direct that the City Manager initiate the following code changes to Titles 2 (Administration & Personnel), 9 (Health & Safety), and 18 (Building & Construction) of the City Code"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 2ND MOTION - TO MAKE A CHANGE TO CHAPTER 18, TO REQUIRE THAT BUILDING PERMITS NOT BE AUTHORIZED UNTIL THE SUBDIVISION IS BUILT, OR UNTIL THERE IS A BUILDER BOND OF 125 PERCENT, AND ADDITIONALLY TO DIRECT STAFF TO WITHHOLD CONDITIONAL BUILDING PERMITS UNDER THE DISCRETION ALLOWED THEM UNDER THE CURRENT CODE.

1. DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THAT THE CITY MANAGER INITIATE THE FOLLOWING CODE CHANGES TO TITLES 2 (ADMINISTRATION & PERSONNEL), 9 (HEALTH & SAFETY), AND 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION) OF THE CITY CODE, AS FOLLOWS:

A. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 9 (HEALTH & SAFETY), CHAPTER 9.52 (FIRE PREVENTION CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

B. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.08 (BUILDING CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

C. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.10 (RESIDENTIAL CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

D. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL PLUMBING CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.20 (PLUMBING CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

E. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.50 (PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

F. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.12 (MECHANICAL CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

G. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.24 (GAS CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS

H. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL EXISTING BUILDING CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.28 (BUILDING CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

I. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), TO ADD CHAPTER 18.70 (ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE) TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE AND PROVIDING FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

J. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2008 EDITION OF THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.16 (ELECTRICAL CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

K. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.02 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATIVE CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, BY REPEALING CHAPTER 18.02 IN ITS ENTIRETY AND ADOPTING A NEW CHAPTER 18.02 IN ITS PLACE.

L. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), BY ADDING CHAPTER 18.40 (VACANT BUILDINGS) TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE, BY PROVIDING REQUIREMENTS, PROCEDURES AND FEES FOR THE REGISTRATION AND INSPECTION OF VACANT BUILDINGS IN THE CITY; TO DEFINE TERMS; TO PROVIDE DEFENSES, AN APPEAL PROCESS, AND INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE REVOCATION OF A CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY; TO REQUIRE EMERGENCY INFORMATION SIGNAGE ON VACANT BUILDINGS; TO PROVIDE FOR A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; AND TO CREATE A PENALTY.

M. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION & PERSONNEL), CHAPTER 2.38 (BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO REVISE THE POWERS OF THE COMMISSION TO HEAR APPEALS FILED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 18.40 RELATING TO VACANT BUILDING REGISTRATION AND REQUIREMENTS.

[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: 11B.  DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE: Discussion and action to direct that the City Manager initiate the following code changes to Titles 2 (Administration & Personnel), 9 (Health & Safety), and 18 (Building & Construction) of the City Code"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 3RD AND FINAL MOTION - TO DIRECT STAFF TO BRING BACK TO COUNCIL WITHIN 60 DAYS AN ORDINANCE WITH RECOMMENDATIONS FOR REVISIONS TO THE VACANT BUILDING ORDINANCE, TO DEFINE GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS, AND SPECIFICALLY (1) DOWNTOWN (TO INCLUDE SECUNDO BARRIO), (2) CHAMIZAL, (3) LOWER DYER STREET, AND (4) THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE, AND ANY PROPERTIES THAT HAVE BEEN BOARDED AND SECURED FOR TWO OR MORE YEARS, PURSUANT TO A CITY ORDER, WHICH HAVE A PERCENT OF BEING UNOCCUPIED OF 60%, AND ANY PROPERTIES, CITY WIDE, THAT HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED AS BOARD AND SECURE.

1. DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THAT THE CITY MANAGER INITIATE THE FOLLOWING CODE CHANGES TO TITLES 2 (ADMINISTRATION & PERSONNEL), 9 (HEALTH & SAFETY), AND 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION) OF THE CITY CODE, AS FOLLOWS:

A. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 9 (HEALTH & SAFETY), CHAPTER 9.52 (FIRE PREVENTION CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

B. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.08 (BUILDING CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

C. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.10 (RESIDENTIAL CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

D. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL PLUMBING CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.20 (PLUMBING CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

E. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.50 (PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

F. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.12 (MECHANICAL CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

G. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.24 (GAS CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS

H. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL EXISTING BUILDING CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.28 (BUILDING CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

I. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), TO ADD CHAPTER 18.70 (ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE) TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE AND PROVIDING FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

J. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2008 EDITION OF THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.16 (ELECTRICAL CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS.

K. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.02 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATIVE CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, BY REPEALING CHAPTER 18.02 IN ITS ENTIRETY AND ADOPTING A NEW CHAPTER 18.02 IN ITS PLACE.

L. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION), BY ADDING CHAPTER 18.40 (VACANT BUILDINGS) TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE, BY PROVIDING REQUIREMENTS, PROCEDURES AND FEES FOR THE REGISTRATION AND INSPECTION OF VACANT BUILDINGS IN THE CITY; TO DEFINE TERMS; TO PROVIDE DEFENSES, AN APPEAL PROCESS, AND INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE REVOCATION OF A CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY; TO REQUIRE EMERGENCY INFORMATION SIGNAGE ON VACANT BUILDINGS; TO PROVIDE FOR A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; AND TO CREATE A PENALTY.

M. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION & PERSONNEL), CHAPTER 2.38 (BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO REVISE THE POWERS OF THE COMMISSION TO HEAR APPEALS FILED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 18.40 RELATING TO VACANT BUILDING REGISTRATION AND REQUIREMENTS.

[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: 12.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that City Council revise the sections of the Community Development Citizen Participation Plan that relate to the Consolidated Plan and Section 108 Guaranteed Loan Funds"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT CITY COUNCIL REVISE THE SECTIONS OF THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CITIZEN PARTICIPATION PLAN THAT RELATE TO THE CONSOLIDATED PLAN AND SECTION 108 GUARANTEED LOAN FUNDS; THE CITIZEN PARTICIPATION PROCESS; AND THE RESIDENTIAL ANTI-DISPLACEMENT AND RELOCATION ASSISTANCE PLAN, AS REFLECTED IN ATTACHMENTS A, C AND D RESPECTIVELY, TO (1) ALIGN THE DOCUMENTS WITH CURRENT FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS OVER THE CONTENT OF THE CONSOLIDATED PLAN; (2) REVISE AND DEFINE SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSOLIDATED PLAN AND ANNUAL ACTION PLAN; (3) FURTHER DEFINE THE CONFLICT OF INTEREST PROVISION AND REVISE THE TERM OF OFFICE PROVISION IN THE CITIZEN PARTICIPATION PROCESS; (4) REVISE AND COMBINE THE ANTI-DISPLACEMENT POLICY AND TENANT RELOCATION ASSISTANCE PLAN INTO ONE DOCUMENT; AND (5) PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVISIONS RECOMMENDED BY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STAFF THAT REFLECT UPDATED TERMINOLOGY AND CURRENT PRACTICES. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

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OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
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: 13.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on the creation of a TIRZ Policy to establish guidelines for the future creation of Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones within city limits."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE CREATION OF A TIRZ POLICY TO ESTABLISH GUIDELINES FOR THE FUTURE CREATION OF TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONES WITHIN CITY LIMITS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN DODSON (915)541-4670]

   
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: 14.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign a First Amendment to the Lease Agreement between the City of El Paso and Insights El Paso Science Museum, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND INSIGHTS EL PASO SCIENCE MUSEUM, INC. DATED JULY 20, 2007, TO EXTEND THE LEASE FOR AN ADDITIONAL THREE YEARS; TO PROVIDE THAT THE PARKING FACILITIES ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AFTER STANDARD HOURS OF MUSEUM OPERATION; TO PROVIDE FOR BUILDING OR PARKING LOT IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED DURING THIS EXTENSION; AND TO DELETE ANY AND ALL REFERENCES TO THE CHALLENGE GRANT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4293]

   
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: 15.   CITY MANAGER: Presentation on the City's Reverse Notification Project.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

PRESENTATION ON THE CITY'S REVERSE NOTIFICATION PROJECT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[FIRE DEPARTMENT, RALPH JOHNSON, (915) 838-3263]

   
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