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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 9/21/2010
 
   
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 SEPTEMBER 14, 2010

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 14, 2010 [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTIES 1. 3824 JACKSON AVENUE 2. 5833 MACIAS STREET

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTIES (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNT FOR WORK PERFORMED BY THE CITY PURSUANT TO SECTION 18.50 (UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND CONDITIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE:

1. 3824 JACKSON AVENUE $5,529.80 ELIZABETH NAVARRO AND JORGE MASQUEDA

DISTRICT 2

2. 5833 MACIAS STREET $4,154.93 MANUEL LOPEZ AND ESPERANZA REYES DISTRICT 3

[ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, WILLIAM V. STERN (915) 599-3742]

"3B. RESOLUTION: SOLID WASTE LIENS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE SOLID WASTE LIENS ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED (SEE ATTACHMENT A) (DISTRICTS 3, 6, 7 & 8)

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

ATTACHMENT A

SOLID WASTE LIENS

SEPTEMBER 21, 2010

186 N. AWBREY STREET $326.02 ELVA CAMPOS

(DISTRICT 3)

301 PECOS STREET $156.82 LAURA & 4 FERNANDEZ

(DISTRICT 3)

4524 ROSA AVENUE $161.19 MIGUEL R. PICHARDO

(DISTRICT 3)

8820 ALAMEDA AVENUE $259.99 2K LIMITED JANUARY

(DISTRICT 6)

12052 MIGUEL VARELA LANE $126.73 BETTY GONZALEZ

(DISTRICT 6)

PT OF TRACT 13 N OF HARDING (0.12 ACRE), SPOHR SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 7) $162.99 RAUL RASCON

8622 NORTH LOOP DRIVE $2,553.46 LOWER VALLEY DEVELOPMENT LLC

(DISTRICT 7)

2040 CYPRESS AVENUE $155.96 LINO CARRERA

(DISTRICT 8)

516 S. WALNUT STREET $170.22 PETRA V. & 5 SOTO

(DISTRICT 8)

   
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: 4.  INTRODUCTION AND PUBLIC HEARING - EL PASO WATER UTILITIES: An Ordinance authorizing the issuance of ''City of El Paso, Texas, Water And Sewer Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2010A;''"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF ''CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, WATER AND SEWER REVENUE REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2010A;'' AND RESOLVING MATTERS WHICH ARE NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE SAID ISSUANCE, INCLUDING THE DELEGATION OF MATTERS RELATING TO THE SALE AND ISSUANCE OF THE BONDS TO AN AUTHORIZED CITY OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE WITHIN CERTAIN SPECIFIED PARAMETERS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD, EDMUND G. ARCHULETA, (915) 594-5501]

   
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: 5A.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 8, Section 16, 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 M-1 (Light Manufacturing), and imposing conditions. west of Dyer Street and north of Mesquite Flor Drive. ZON10-00045 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 8, SECTION 16, 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 M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING), AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: WEST OF DYER STREET AND NORTH OF MESQUITE FLOR DRIVE. APPLICANT: JOBE MATERIALS, LP. ZON10-00045 (DISTRICT 4)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, 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 YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 5B.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance changing the zoning south of Northern Pass and north of Paseo Del Norte Drive. ZON10-00048."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PARCEL A - A 1.451 ACRE PORTION OF TRACT 1B4, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY 242, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS (ZONE C-1/C, PARCEL 5 IN ORDINANCE 15672); PARCEL B - 2.158 ACRE PORTION OF TRACT 1B4, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY 242, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS (ZONE C-3/C PARCEL 6 IN ORDINANCE 15672); PARCEL C - AN 11.283-ACRE PORTION OF TRACT 1B4, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY 242, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS (ZONE R-3A/C, PARCEL 7 IN ORDINANCE 15672) FROM C-1/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITIONS, C-3/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITIONS) AND R-3A/C (RESIDENTIAL/CONDITIONS) TO A-O/C (APARTMENT-OFFICE/CONDITIONS) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: SOUTH OF NORTHERN PASS AND NORTH OF PASEO DEL NORTE DRIVE. APPLICANT: CIMARRON HUNT COMMUNITIES, LLC. ZON10-00048. (DISTRICT 1)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, LINDA CASTLE, (915) 541-4029]

   
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: 5C.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 016528 to allow for three consecutive two-year terms of office for board members of the board of directors of the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Five, City of El Paso, Texas. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 016528 TO ALLOW FOR THREE CONSECUTIVE TWO-YEAR TERMS OF OFFICE FOR BOARD MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER FIVE, CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 8)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4670]

   
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 NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 6.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.150 (Schedule XIV, Speed Limits)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED "

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 ANGORA LOOP SOUTH FROM DYER STREET TO RAILROAD DRIVE TO SUBSECTION G, FORTY MILES PER HOUR; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION--PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 4) [DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 621-6814]

   
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: 7A.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 18 (Building and Construction)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.02 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATIVE CODE) SECTIONS 18.02.103.1.1.6 (PREREQUISITE TO ISSUANCE OF PERMITS) AND 18.02.103.9.1.2.1 (PREREQUISITE TO ISSUANCE OF CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR ISSUANCE OF CONDITIONAL BUILDING PERMITS AND CERTIFICATES OF OCCUPANCY FOR LOTS WITH CONDITIONAL BUILDING PERMITS, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 (VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7B.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 18 (Building and 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"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS AMENDED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND 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, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 (VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7C.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: An Ordinance adopting the 2009 edition of the International Building Code and amending Title 18 (Building and Construction), Chapter 18.08 (Building Code), of the El Paso City Code"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.08 (BUILDING CODE), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS TO THE 2009 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 (VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7D.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: An Ordinance adopting the 2009 edition of the International Residential Code and amending Title 18 (Building and Construction), Chapter 18.10 (Residential Code), of the El Paso City Code"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.10 (RESIDENTIAL CODE), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS TO THE 2009 INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 (VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7E.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGMENT: An Ordinance adopting the 2009 edition of the International Mechanical Code and amending Title 18 (Building and Construction), Chapter 18.12 (Mechanical Code)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.12 (MECHANICAL CODE), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS TO THE 2009 INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL CODE, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 (VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7F.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: An Ordinance adopting the 2008 edition of the National Electrical Code and amending Title 18 (Building and Construction), Chapter 18.16 (Electrical Code)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2008 EDITION OF THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.16 (ELECTRICAL CODE), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS TO THE 2008 NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 (VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7G.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGMENT: An Ordinance adopting the 2009 edition of the International Plumbing Code and amending Title 18 (Building and Construction), Chapter 18.20 (Plumbing Code)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL PLUMBING CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.20 (PLUMBING CODE), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS TO THE 2009 INTERNATIONAL PLUMBING CODE, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 (VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7H.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: An Ordinance adopting the 2009 edition of the International Fuel Gas Code and amending Title 18 (Building and Construction), Chapter 18.24 (Gas Code)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.24 (GAS CODE), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS TO THE 2009 INTERNATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 (VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7I.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: An Ordinance adopting the 2009 edition of the International Existing Building Code and amending Title 18 (Building and Construction), Chapter 18.28 (Existing Building Code), of the El Paso City Code"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL EXISTING BUILDING CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.28 (EXISTING BUILDING CODE), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS TO THE 2009 INTERNATIONAL EXISTING BUILDING CODE, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 (VIOLATIONS PENALTIES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7J.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 18 (Building and Construction), Chapter 18.46 (Landscape), of the El Paso City Code, to provide additional definitions, clarify the landscape requirements for parking lots, lower the percentage of plants required from the plant list, and add an exemption to the landscape requirements"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.46 (LANDSCAPE), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL DEFINITIONS, CLARIFY THE LANDSCAPE REQUIREMENTS FOR PARKING LOTS, LOWER THE PERCENTAGE OF PLANTS REQUIRED FROM THE PLANT LIST, AND ADD AN EXEMPTION TO THE LANDSCAPE REQUIREMENTS, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.46.180 (VIOLATIONS PENALTIES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7K.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: An Ordinance adopting the 2009 edition of the International Energy Conservation Code and amending Title 18 (Building and Construction), to add Chapter 18.70 (Energy Conservation Code)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), TO ADD CHAPTER 18.70 (ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE), TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 (VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7L.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: An Ordinance adopting the 2009 edition of the International Fire Code and amending Title 9 (Health and Safety), Chapter 9.52 (Fire Prevention Code)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE AND AMENDING TITLE 9 (HEALTH AND SAFETY), CHAPTER 9.52 (FIRE PREVENTION CODE), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AMENDMENTS TO THE 2009 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 9.52.030.19 (VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FIRE, OTTO DROZD, (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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8.  MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS: An Ordinance amending Title 2 (Administration and Personnel)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED "

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL), CHAPTER 2.40 (DEPARTMENT OF MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS), SECTION 2.40.030 (ADVISORY BOARD - CREATED - MEMBERS - APPOINTMENT), SECTION 2.40.040 (ADVISORY BOARD - MEMBERS - TERMS), 2.40.050 (ADVISORY BOARD - OFFICERS AND QUORUM), 2.40.060 (ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD - DUTIES), 2.40.070 (CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD - DUTIES), 2.40.080 (MUSEUM OF HISTORY ADVISORY BOARD), AND 2.40.090 (MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO SUNSET THE CURRENT BOARDS AND TO CREATE A CENTRAL BOARD FOR THE MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT TO BE CALLED THE MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD; TO CODIFY AND CLARIFY THE ORDINANCES CREATING THE PUBLIC ART PROGRAM AND THE PUBLIC ART COMMITTEE AND TO REPEAL ORDINANCES NOS. 16324 AND 17165. (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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that City Council approve the following affordable rental housing projects recommended by the Director of Community and Human Development"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT CITY COUNCIL APPROVE THE FOLLOWING AFFORDABLE RENTAL HOUSING PROJECTS RECOMMENDED BY THE DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, AS LISTED BELOW: (1) EL PASO COLLABORATIVE FOR COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (LAND ACQUISITION AND CONSTRUCTION OF 6 RENTAL UNITS) 8911 & 8915 HERBERT STREET ($521,492) (DIST. 2); (2) HOUSING AUTHORITY CITY OF EL PASO (HACEP) WITH AFFORDABLE HOUSING ACQUISITIONS, INC. (REHABILITATION OF 369 MULTI-FAMILY RENTAL UNITS) ($1,000,000) (DIST. 3); (3) CANUTILLO PALMS, LTD. (CONSTRUCTION OF 172 MULTI-FAMILY RENTAL UNITS) PARCEL SOUTH OF CANUTILLO HIGH SCHOOL AND 200 FT. WEST OF I/10 ($100,000) (DIST. 1); (4) TVP NON-PROFIT CORPORATION - COMMUNITY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION (CHDO) (LAND ACQUISITION AND CONSTRUCTION OF 10 RENTAL UNITS) 3824-3830 LINCOLN STREET (DIST. 2); (5) PV COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION - COMMUNITY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION (CHDO) (LAND ACQUISITION AND CONSTRUCTION OF 10 RENTAL UNITS) 3722 & 3730 PERA STREET (DIST. 3). FURTHER, THAT THE CITY MANAGER, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY, BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE APPLICABLE INVESTOR HOME WRITTEN AGREEMENT OR COMMUNITY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION (CHDO) HOME WRITTEN AGREEMENT, IN A FORM SUBSTANTIALLY SIMILAR TO THE FORM CONTRACT AS SPECIFIED BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY AND EACH RESPECTIVE PROJECT DEVELOPER, A DEED OF TRUST AND/OR BUILDER'S AND MECHANIC'S LIEN CONTRACT AND DEED OF TRUST BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY, THE RESPECTIVE CHDO, AND THE SELECTED CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS, AS WELL AS ANY RELATED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE THE AWARDS AND TO SECURE AND PROTECT THE CITY'S LIEN INTEREST. (DISTRICTS 1, 2 AND 3)

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

   
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: 10.  ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES: Formal report of the Environmental Services Legislative Review Committee meeting held on August 19, 2010"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

FOR NOTATION: FORMAL REPORT OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON AUGUST 19, 2010, AS SUBMITTED BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD; AND

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 TIRE PYROLYSIS PLANT FOR SCRAP TIRE DISPOSAL. [ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

B) DISCUSSION REGARDING A STAFF REPORT ON THE FRIEDMAN RECYCLING FACILITY EXPANSION. [ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, KURT FENSTERMACHER, (915) 621-6892]

C) DISCUSSION REGARDING A STAFF REPORT ON AIR QUALITY STANDARDS AND ATTAINMENT STATUS. [ENGINEERING, MIGUEL PARRA, (915) 599-6235]

D) DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON POTENTIAL REVISIONS TO CHAPTER 9.08, (JUNKED VEHICLES) OF THE CITY CODE AS RELATING TO JUNK VEHICLES. [ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

E) DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON POTENTIAL REVISIONS TO CITY CODE PROVISIONS RELATING TO FLEA MARKETS.

[ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, KURT FENSTERMACHER, (915) 621-6892]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX1.  Workers' Compensation Subrogation Interest Regarding Lucinda Chavez (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: "MOTION MADE, SECONDED, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO POSTPONE ONE WEEK THE ITEM ON WORKERS' COMPENSATION SUBROGATION INTEREST REGARDING LUCINDA CHAVEZ. (551.071)

WORKERS' COMPENSATION SUBROGATION INTEREST REGARDING LUCINDA CHAVEZ (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIA GUADALUPE MARTINEZ, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX2.  Javier Adame v. City of El Paso, Cause Number 2009-1736, Our File No. 09-S-16 (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBINSON, AND CARRIED THAT OUTSIDE COUNSEL FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY AND TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE LAWSUIT STYLED JAVIER ADAME VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2009-1736.

JAVIER ADAME V. CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NUMBER 2009-1736, OUR FILE NO. 09-S-16 (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, LAURA P. GORDON, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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