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Agenda: City Council Meeting for web.vte
Date: 6/7/2005
 
   
Item: 7.  INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER: Clarifying Elective Employee Buy Back Provisions, Deleting Obsolete Provisions and Renumbering Sections"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2.64 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE (CITY EMPLOYEES' PENSION FUND) TO DELETE REFERENCES REGARDING IRS SECTION 415, CLARIFY ELECTIVE EMPLOYEE BUY BACK PROVISIONS BY DELETING PROVISIONS WHICH ARE OBSOLETE AND RENUMBERING SECTIONS IDENTIFIED AS PORTIONS OF SECTIONS 2.64.120, 2.64.140, 2.64.160, 2.64.190, 2.64.200, 2.64.260 AND 2.64.400.

[PENSION ADMINISTRATION, ROBERT ASH, (915) 541-4765]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 21, 2005 FOR ITEM 7

PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD AS PART OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING WHICH BEGINS AT APPROXIMATELY 9AM. 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, 8AM TO 5PM.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 13A.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Special Permit No. ZON05-00018"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON05-00018, TO ALLOW FOR A PARKING REDUCTION ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS THE SOUTH 25 FEET OF LOT 1, BLOCK 118, CAMPBELL ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.64.175 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: LUIS HERNANDEZ.

(DISTRICT 8) [PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4925]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 13B.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: ZON04-00151"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS AMENDED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT A, BLOCK 129, EASTWOOD HEIGHTS UNIT K, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM A-O (APARTMENT/OFFICE) TO A-3 (APARTMENT) AND IMPOSING CERTAIN CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: NONIE R. WILLISCH.

ZON04-00151 (DISTRICT 5)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4925]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 1A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Vendor Invoices"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: PAY THE INVOICE FOR THE HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE TO THE VENDOR

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE ON THE PART OF THE CITY MANAGER WITH COUNCIL DIRECTIVES IN THE AREA/S OF VENDOR PAYMENTS AS SET FORTH AT THE 24 MAY 2005 CITY COUNCIL MEETING, FOUND AT AGENDA ITEM 14A, TO WIT, ''DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO INSTRUCT THE CITY MANAGER TO EITHER: 1) MAKE FULL AND COMPLETE PAYMENT OF OUTSTANDING INVOICES FOR SERVICES PERFORMED FOR THE CITY F EL PASO BY A LEGITIMATE VENDOR, OR, IN THE ALTERNATIVE, 2) PROVIDE COMPLETE AND UNAMBIGUOUS WRITTEN RESPONSE TO THE VENDOR SETTING OUT THE ALLEGED REASON/S FOR THE NON-PAYMENT OF THE INVOICES. ABSENT IMMEDIATE AND PROPER REMEDIAL ACTION/S IN THIS AREA ON THE PART OF THE CITY MANAGER, THE CITY COULD BE SUBJECTED TO UNDUE AND UNNECESSARY PUBLIC CRITICISM.''

[REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4996]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin NO
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook NO
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar NO
7 Rep. Rojas NO
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: 8A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: HACEP and ''Palo Verde Rewards''"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THE PROPER DISTRIBUTION OF MONIES COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS ''PALO VERDE REWARDS'', IN AN AMOUNT OF $5.8 MILLION DOLLARS, AND TO EVALUATE THE UTILIZATION OF THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF EL PASO (HACEP) AS A SOURCE FOR DISTRIBUTION OF A PART OF SAID FUNDS, NOT TO EXCEED 50%, SINCE THE HACEP SERVES AS THE MOST PROMINENT AND DISTINCT INSTITUTION, WITH THE NECESSARY EXISTING RESOURCES AND INFRASTRUCTURE, TO EXECUTE PART OF THESE FUNDS, NOT TO EXCEED 50% TO THE INTENDED BENEFIT OF ''. . . LOW INCOME CUSTOMERS OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY . . .'', ABSENT THE CURRENT EXISTENCE OF THE INTENDED RECIPIENT FOR SUCH FUNDS OR ANY EXISTING SUCCESSOR ENTITY.

TO ADDITIONALLY DIRECT THE PROPER DISTRIBUTION ANY REMAINING MONIES, TO ASSIST SMALL BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL CUSTOMERS FOR DEMAND SIDE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS, CONSISTENT WITH THE INTENT OF THE AGREEMENT FOR SAID MONETARY DISTRIBUTION, AND TO PROHIBIT THE UTILIZATION OF ANY SUCH REMAINING MONIES FOR ANY PUBLIC OR QUASI-PUBLIC PROJECTS.

ANY DISTRIBUTIONS AS SET FORTH WOULD BE SUBJECT TO THE DIRECTION AND APPROVAL OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL. [REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4996]

POSTPONED FROM 05/24/05

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

- Ortega YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Rojas YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Austin NO (TIE BREAKER)
- Cushing YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Lozano YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Cook YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Escobar YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Cobos YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: 8B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Relocation of Zoo Elephants - Juno and Savannah"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONE FOUR (4) WEEKS

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THE EL PASO ZOO TO RELOCATE ELEPHANTS JUNO AND SAVANNAH TO THE ELEPHANT SANCTUARY IN TENNESSEE OR SIMILAR QUALITY ELEPHANT SANCTUARY FACILITY AS SOON AS FEASIBLE, WITH ARRANGEMENTS TO BE MADE BY SEPTEMBER 1, 2005.

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSAN AUSTIN, (915) 541-4886 AND MAYOR PRO-TEM ANTHONY W. COBOS, (915) 541-4123]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

- Cook YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Ortega YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Austin NO (TIE BREAKER)
- Cushing ABSTAIN (TIE BREAKER)
- Lozano YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Wardy DID NOT VOTE
- Escobar YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Rojas NO (TIE BREAKER)
- Cobos NO (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: 9.  COMPTROLLER: $5.8 million, Palo Verde Rewards"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO ACCEPT APPROXIMATELY $5.8 MILLION IN PALO VERDE REWARDS FROM THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY, DETERMINE HOW THE PALO VERDE REWARDS WILL BE USED, AND ESTABLISH ANY REQUISITE CRITERIA FOR DIRECTING THE USE AND ACCOUNTING OF THE PALO VERDE REWARDS.

POSTPONED FROM 05/24/05, 05/17/05 AND 05/10/05

[COMPTROLLER, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4435]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

- Cushing YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Cook YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Austin NO (TIE BREAKER)
- Lozano YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Wardy DID NOT VOTE
- Ortega YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Escobar YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Rojas YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Cobos YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: 10.  PUBLIC HEARING - EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD: Special Warranty Deed, Conveying 35 Acres to SFPP, L.P."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONE TWO (2) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED CONVEYING TO SFPP, L.P., A SUBSIDIARY OF KINDER MORGAN, G.P., INC., LAND TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 35 ACRES OUT OF A PORTION OF TRACT 5D, SECTION 21, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, AND A PORTION OF TRACT 1, SECTION 28, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, LOCATED IN NORTHEAST EL PASO NEAR ASHLEY ROAD AND DYER STREET. (DISTRICT 4)

[EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD, ROBERT ANDRON, (915) 594-5506]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

- Cushing YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Rojas YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Austin YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Lozano DID NOT VOTE
- Cook YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Wardy DID NOT VOTE
- Ortega YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Escobar YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Cobos YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: 12.  PUBLIC HEARING - PENSION ADMINISTRATION: Amending Chapter 2.64, Definition of Final Pay in the Pension Calculation"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONE TWO (2) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2.64 (CITY EMPLOYEES' PENSION FUND) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING THE DEFINITION OF FINAL PAY IN THE PENSION CALCULATION.

[PENSION ADMINISTRATION, ROBERT ASH, (915) 541-4765]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

- Ortega YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Rojas YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Austin YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Cushing YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Lozano DID NOT VOTE
- Cook YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Wardy DID NOT VOTE
- Escobar YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Cobos YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: 1B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Distribution of Palo Verde Rewards"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THE OFFICE OF THE CITY ATTORNEY TO ENTER INTO DISCUSSIONS AND OR NEGOTIATIONS WITH PROPER PARTIES TO INVESTIGATE THE LEGAL RAMIFICATIONS OF ALLOWING FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF PART, IF NOT ALL OF THE MONIES RELATED TO THE PALO VERDE REWARDS, I.E. 5.8 MILLION DOLLARS, TO BE STRICTLY DEDICATED TO EITHER DIRECT PAYMENT/S TO THE RATEPAYERS IN THE FORM OF A BILL REDUCTION, OR FOR THE UTILIZATION FOR THE PAYMENT OF EXISTING BOND DEBT OF THE CITY OF EL PASO.

[REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4996]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

- Ortega YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Rojas YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Austin NO (TIE BREAKER)
- Cushing YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Lozano YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Cook YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Wardy DID NOT VOTE
- Escobar YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Cobos YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

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 OR PERSONS IN THE AUDIENCE. 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.

1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MAY 31, 2005.



3A. RESOLUTION: CREATING THE CLASS OF MUNICIPAL COURT SENTENCING COORDINATOR

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF MUNICIPAL COURT SENTENCING COORDINATOR IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 5326. THE GRADE IS PM 75.

SALARY RANGE: $34,751.35 - $50,722.63 (PM 75)

FUND SOURCE: 11010011-01101-11000

[HUMAN RESOURCES, TERRY A. BOND, (915) 541-4509]

3B. RESOLUTION: $48,473.00, COPS GRANT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A COPS GRANT, INCLUDING ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS, LETTERS, UNDERSTANDINGS AND ASSURANCES CONTAINED THEREIN, AND ACCEPT A GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $48,473.00 FROM THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, FOR A COPS 2005 SECURE OUR SCHOOLS GRANT TO CONTINUE THE CODE BLUE PROGRAM IN SCHOOLS IN THE EL PASO AREA. FUNDING REQUESTED UNDER THIS GRANT WILL BE UTILIZED TO PROVIDE TRAINING, TRAINING MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT TO ASSIST PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS TO DEVELOP SCHOOL-SPECIFIC EXERCISE PLANS WITH FIRST RESPONDER AGENCIES. EDUCATIONAL AND LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL WILL CONTINUE TO BE EDUCATED IN CRITICAL INCIDENT MANAGEMENT; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER OR HER DESIGNEE TO SIGN ANY RELATED PAPERWORK, INCLUDING ALL UNDERSTANDINGS AND ASSURANCES CONTAINED THEREIN, AND APPLY FOR, ACCEPT, REJECT, ALTER, OR TERMINATE THE GRANT AND AUTHORIZE BUDGET TRANSFERS; SUBMIT ANY NECESSARY REVISIONS TO THE OPERATIONAL PLAN; THAT THE GRANT OFFICIALS BE AS DESIGNATED IN THE AGREEMENT; AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, ANY GRANT AMENDMENTS OR CORRECTIONS TO THE INITIAL GRANT AGREEMENT WHICH INCREASE, DECREASE OR DEOBLIGATE PROGRAM FUNDS PROVIDED THAT NO ADDITIONAL CITY FUNDS ARE REQUIRED, OR WHICH DECREASE THE AMOUNT OF MATCHING FUNDS, AND ANY DOCUMENTS TO REQUEST AND ACCEPT AN EXTENSION OF THE AWARD ENDING DATE FOR THE GRANT. THE GRANT REQUIRES A CASH MATCH OF 50% IN THE AMOUNT OF $48,473.00, WHICH WILL COME FROM CONFISCATED FUNDS, ACCOUNT # 21150060-500231-16371, FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $96,946.00 OF WHICH ONLY $1,400.00 IS OBLIGATED FOR MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES WITHIN THE AMOUNT ALLOWED BY LAME DUCK PROVISIONS.

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, ASSISTANT CHIEF PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7310]

4. REINSTATEMENT(S): POLICE DEPARTMENT

******REQUEST FOR NAME(S) TO BE PLACED ON REINSTATEMENT LIST IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE VI, SECTION 6.10.10, OF THE CIVIL SERVICE CHARTER PROVISIONS:

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, ASSISTANT CHIEF PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7310]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

POLICE DEPARTMENT



BOLIVAR, OSCAR - POLICE OFFICER

HOWELL, LORENE - SECRETARY I

PAYAN, JESUS - POLICE OFFICER

5. STAFFING TABLE CHANGE: MUNICIPAL COURT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

MUNICIPAL COURT

ADD 1.00 MUNICIPAL COURT SENTENCING COORDINATOR PM 75

FUND SOURCE: 11010011-01101-11000

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

6A. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: AMPLIFICATION PERMIT - EL PASO EMPOWERMENT ZONE, JUNE 18 AND 19, STREET FESTIVAL

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PERMISSION TO USE PUBLIC STREETS, SIDEWALKS OR PARKS FOR SPECIAL EVENTS DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ENDORSEMENT BY THE CITY OF EL PASO OF THE CONTENTS OF ANY EXPRESSION THAT TAKES PLACE DURING THESE EVENTS.



EL PASO EMPOWERMENT ZONE TO USE AMPLIFICATION (STAGE 1: 1 MICROPHONE, 3 AMPLIFIERS, 2 SPEAKERS AND STAGE 2: 1 MICROPHONE, 1 AMPLIFIER, 2 SPEAKERS) AT TEXAS AVE BETWEEN CAMPBELL AND NOBLE ON JUNE 18, 2005 AND JUNE 19, 2005 FROM 11:00 A.M. TO 9:00 P.M. FOR A STREET FESTIVAL. APPROXIMATELY 100 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 10,000 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED.

PERMIT # 05-061 [LIZELY MADRIGAL] (DISTRICT 8)

THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTION WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL MONITOR THE EVENT AS NECESSARY WITH THE DISTRICT CAR. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO CITY OR APPLICANT. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

6B. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: AMPLIFICATION PERMIT - EL PASO EMPOWERMENT ZONE, SEPTEMBER 4, STREET FESTIVAL

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

EL PASO EMPOWERMENT ZONE TO USE AMPLIFICATION (STAGE 1: 1 MICROPHONE, 3 AMPLIFIERS, 2 SPEAKERS AND STAGE 2: 1 MICROPHONE, 1 AMPLIFIER, 2 SPEAKERS) AT TEXAS AVE BETWEEN CAMPBELL AND NOBLE ON SEPTEMBER 4, 2005 FROM 11:00 A.M. TO 11:00 P.M. FOR A STREET FESTIVAL. APPROXIMATELY 100 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 10,000 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. PERMIT # 05-062 [LIZELY MADRIGAL] (DISTRICT 8)

THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTIONS WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL MONITOR THE EVENT AS NECESSARY WITH THE DISTRICT CAR. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO CITY OR APPLICANT. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

6C. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: AMPLIFICATION PERMIT - EL PASO EMPOWERMENT ZONE, OCTOBER 29, STREET FESTIVAL

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

EL PASO EMPOWERMENT ZONE TO USE AMPLIFICATION (STAGE 1: 1 MICROPHONE, 3 AMPLIFIERS, 2 SPEAKERS AND STAGE 2: 1 MICROPHONE, 1 AMPLIFIER, 2 SPEAKERS) AT TEXAS AVE BETWEEN CAMPBELL AND NOBLE ON OCTOBER 29, 2005 FROM 11:00 A.M. TO 9:00 P.M. FOR A STREET FESTIVAL. APPROXIMATELY 100 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 10,000 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. PERMIT # 05-063 [LIZELY MADRIGAL] (DISTRICT 8)

THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTION WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL MONITOR THE EVENT AS NECESSARY WITH THE DISTRICT CAR. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO CITY OR APPLICANT. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

6D. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: PHYLLIS DAVIS, BLOCK PARTY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PHYLLIS DAVIS TO BLOCK OFF BUCKLEY BETWEEN 5632 AND 5653 ON JUNE 12, 2005 FROM 4:00 P.M. TO 9:00 P.M. FOR A BLOCK PARTY. APPROXIMATELY 70 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART. BARRICADES MUST BE MANNED ACCORDING TO THE STATE'S ''MANUAL OF UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES''. PERMIT # 05-064 [PHYLLIS DAVIS] (DISTRICT 1)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTION WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL MONITOR THE EVENT AS NECESSARY WITH THE DISTRICT CAR. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO CITY OR APPLICANT. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

11A. PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION: AMENDING TITLE 12

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.180 (NO STOPPING OR STANDING - TOW AWAY ZONE), OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE, TO DELETE THE SUBSECTION IDENTIFYING THE NO STOPPING OR STANDING TOW-AWAY ZONE ON OVERLAND AVENUE, SOUTH SIDE ONLY, BETWEEN OCHOA STREET AND VIRGINIA STREET. THE PENALTY AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. (DISTRICT 8)

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

11B. PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION: AMENDING TITLE 12

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

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 MUNICIPAL CODE, TO ADD A NEW SUBSECTION PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON THE EAST SIDE OF SOUTH VIRGINIA STREET FROM OVERLAND AVENUE SOUTH TO THE RAILROAD TRACKS. THE PENALTY AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. (DISTRICT 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

- Austin YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Cushing YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Lozano YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Cobos YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Cook YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Wardy DID NOT VOTE
- Ortega YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Escobar YES (TIE BREAKER)
- Rojas YES (TIE BREAKER)


 
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