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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 3/29/2011
 
   
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 MARCH 22, 2011.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MARCH 22, 2011. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: SOLID WASTE LIENS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE SOLID WASTE LIENS ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT A) (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

ATTACHMENT A

SOLID WASTE LIENS

MARCH 29, 2011

LOT(S) 14 (2015.17 SQ FT), BLOCK 12, MESA DEL CASTILLO #4 SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 1) $145.85 WDE INC.

LOT(S) 14, BLOCK 48, KERN PLACE SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 1) $239.01 SANTIAGO E. AVILA

208 PLACIDA ROAD $232.11 RAMONA M. CHAVEZ

(DISTRICT 1)

623 TEPIC DRIVE $170.95 CHERIE L. HICKMAN

(DISTRICT 1)

5548 JOYCE CIRCLE $144.24 CARLOS RIVERA JR.

(DISTRICT 2)

3341 MONROE AVENUE $163.38 DOLORES M. & YSIDRA ARMENDARIZ

(DISTRICT 2)

4810 PERSHING DRIVE $206.13 SEGURA-MCDONALD VFW

(DISTRICT 2)

3016 RICHMOND AVENUE $210.14 SANDRA LICON

(DISTRICT 2)

LOT(S) 313 (22450 SQ FT), BLOCK 15, MOUNTAIN VIEW REPLAT SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 2) $316.00 T-SUNRISE

5909 DELTA DRIVE $180.02 PRIMITIVO N. & MARIA V. PENA

(DISTRICT 3)

200 SEVILLE $121.70 JYA GROUP LLC

(DISTRICT 3)

5364 ISAIAS AVALOS LANE $142.80 SOCORRO SOLL

(DISTRICT 4)

5368 ISAIAS AVALOS LANE $142.80 SOCORRO SOLL

(DISTRICT 4)

5372 ISAIAS AVALOS LANE $142.80 SOCORRO SOLL

(DISTRICT 4)

LOT(S) 10 (31367.00 SQ FT), BLOCK 1, SUN VALLEY RANCH SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 4) $419.92 GEO-BEAZER LP

LOT(S) 4 (87134.22 SQ FT), BLOCK 1, MONTANA & LEE COMMERCIAL DIST SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 5) $817.47 MAHMOUD TAVAKOLINEJAO

3136 TIERRA RIO ROAD $151.46 ARTURO RAMIREZ

(DISTRICT 5)

12102 DESERT QUAIL AVENUE $93.01 RAUL CASTILLO

(DISTRICT 6)

PT OF LOT(S) 1 BEG 467.04' N OF SW COR (383.71' ON E - 381.87' ON N - 385.06 FT ON W - 397.09' ON S), BLOCK 12, NEWPORT ESTATES #2 SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 6) $651.85 PAJ LAND HOLDINGS LLC

141 KEENEY COURT $127.38 FRANCISCO PLAZA

(DISTRICT 7)

8107 NORTH LOOP DRIVE $1,947.56 JUANA O. ANCHONDO

(DISTRICT 7)

ELY PT OF LOT(S) 3 (0.700 ACRE) LOT 1 OF UNRECORDED MAP, BLOCK 6, CHRISTY SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 7) $357.90 JOSE M. URESTI

1031 E. CALIFORNIA AVENUE $216.57 JOSE F. A. LOPEZ

(DISTRICT 8)

637 HACIENDA REY DRIVE $438.59 LAND AMERICA CONTRACTORS INC.

(DISTRICT 8)

4700 SAGRADO LANE $164.68 LOS EXES DE LA BOWIE & (DISTRICT 8) FRIENDS

4704 SAGRADO LANE $201.31 LOS EXES DE LA BOWIE & (DISTRICT 8) FRIENDS

4724 SAGRADO LANE $159.42 LOS EXES DE LA BOWIE & (DISTRICT 8) FRIENDS

4728 SAGRADO LANE $164.68 LOS EXES DE LA BOWIE & (DISTRICT 8) FRIENDS

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND STAFF CARE, INC. FOR TEMPORARY DENTAL STAFFING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND STAFF CARE, INC. FOR TEMPORARY DENTAL STAFFING SERVICES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,690.02. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THE RESOLUTION APPOINTING THE ELECTION OFFICIALS FOR THE 2011 GENERAL ELECTION TO REVISE THE LIST OF PRESIDING JUDGES AND ALTERNATE PRESIDING JUDGES, RESPECTIVELY, FOR EACH OF THE REGULAR ELECTION PRECINCTS OF THE CITY.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THE RESOLUTION APPOINTING THE ELECTION OFFICIALS FOR THE 2011 GENERAL ELECTION TO REVISE THE LIST OF PRESIDING JUDGES AND ALTERNATE PRESIDING JUDGES, RESPECTIVELY, FOR EACH OF THE REGULAR ELECTION PRECINCTS OF THE CITY. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[MUNICIPAL COURT, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4128]

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT CITY COUNCIL AUTHORIZE TO ACCEPT THE DONATION OF $250,000 FROM THE EL PASO ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING AND SUPPORTING THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN INTERACTIVE WATER PLAY FEATURE KNOW AS A SPLASH PAD.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION THAT CITY COUNCIL AUTHORIZE TO ACCEPT THE DONATION OF $250,000 FROM THE EL PASO ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING AND SUPPORTING THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN INTERACTIVE WATER PLAY FEATURE KNOW AS A SPLASH PAD. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[ZOO, STEVE MARSHALL, (915) 521-1855]

"4A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: MICHAEL PLETERS TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

MICHAEL PLETERS TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

"4B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: ALMA MILLER TO THE FAIR HOUSING TASK FORCE

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

ALMA MILLER TO THE FAIR HOUSING TASK FORCE BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE. STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

   
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: 3C.  RESOLUTION: City Council amending the Park Facilities Standards in order to be consistent with revisions to the park provisions of Title 19. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (2) TWO WEEKS.

A RESOLUTION OF CITY COUNCIL AMENDING THE PARK FACILITIES STANDARDS IN ORDER TO BE CONSISTENT WITH REVISIONS TO THE PARK PROVISIONS OF TITLE 19. (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: 5A.  - 5H. 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.

5A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 017109 WHICH VACATED A PORTION OF BOSTON AVENUE TO ALLOW A ONE YEAR EXTENSION TO COMPLETE IMPROVEMENTS ON THE PEDESTRIAN WALKWAY AND TO REVISE THE QUITCLAIM DEED TO REFLECT THE EXTENDED TIME FOR COMPLETION. (DISTRICT 1)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, RAUL GARCIA, (915) 541-4935]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON APRIL 5, 2011, FOR ITEM 5A

5B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.02 (GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS), CHAPTER 20.10 (SUPPLEMENTAL USE REGULATIONS) AND APPENDIX A (TABLE OF PERMISSIBLE USES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD A DEFINITION OF ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS AND TO ADD STANDARDS FOR ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4193]

5C. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 6, BLOCK 5, STILES GARDENS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM A-2 (APARTMENT) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 7122 NORTH LOOP DRIVE. APPLICANT: FIDEL AND ISABEL GUERRERO. ZON10-00114 (DISTRICT 3) THIS IS AN APPEAL CASE.

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4633]

5D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 4, BLOCK C, COLLINGSWORTH SUBDIVISION SUPPLEMENTAL MAP, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM A-2 (APARTMENT) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 6111 ALAMEDA AVENUE. APPLICANT: MARIA L. MUNOZ. ZON10-00115 (DISTRICT 3)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4633]

5E. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 1-13, BLOCK 1, SAN ANGELINO ESTATES; FORMERLY LOTS 1-11, BLOCK 1, AMADO URBINA; FORMERLY LOTS 5 & 6 AND A PORTION OF LOT 7, BLOCK 8, ALAMEDA ACRES, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-3A (RESIDENTIAL) TO R-4 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: GLENWOOD STREET AT FLOWER DRIVE. PROPERTY OWNER: THE HOUSE DEVELOPER GROUP, LLC. ZON10-00108 (DISTRICT 3) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

5F. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF YUCCA VILLAGE REPLAT A, AND A PORTION OF TRACT 10A PARKLAND ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM A-M/SC (APARTMENT/MOBILE HOME PARK/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO A-O/SC (APARTMENT/OFFICE/SPECIAL CONTRACT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 10333 GROUSE ROAD. PROPERTY OWNER: BLUE FLAMINGO IV, LP. ZON10-00094 (DISTRICT 4)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

5G. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON10-00095, TO PERMIT AN ADULT DAY CARE ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS BEING A PORTION OF YUCCA VILLAGE REPLAT A, AND A PORTION OF TRACT 10A PARKLAND ADDITION, 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: 10333 GROUSE ROAD. PROPERTY OWNER: BLUE FLAMINGO IV, LP. ZON10-00095

(DISTRICT 4) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

5H. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF ORDINANCE NO. 017504, WHICH WILL CHANGE THE ZONING OF LOT 2, BLOCK 6, CASTNER RANGE UNIT ONE, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO A-O (APARTMENT-OFFICE) FROM APRIL 26, 2011 TO MAY 25, 2011. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: STAHALA DRIVE, EAST OF KENWORTHY STREET. (DISTRICT 4) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON APRIL 19, 2011, FOR ITEMS 5B - 5H

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: 6A.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: An Ordinance creating uniform grading requirements by amending Title 18 (Building and Construction), Chapter 18.44 (Grading) in its entirety to provide for grading permits, fees, insurance, bonds, indemnification and enforcement requirements; and Title 9 (Health and Safety), Chapter 9.04 (Solid Waste Management), Section 9.04.860, by prohibiting erosion a  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE CREATING UNIFORM GRADING REQUIREMENTS BY AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.44 (GRADING) IN ITS ENTIRETY TO PROVIDE FOR GRADING PERMITS, FEES, INSURANCE, BONDS, INDEMNIFICATION AND ENFORCEMENT REQUIREMENTS; AND TITLE 9 (HEALTH AND SAFETY), CHAPTER 9.04 (SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT), SECTION 9.04.860, BY PROHIBITING EROSION AND SECTION 9.04.870, EXEMPTING LAND THAT HAS NEVER BEEN GRADED; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 9.04.630, 18.02.107 AND 18.44.210 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: 6B.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 19 (Subdivisions), Chapter 19.08 (Subdivision Improvement Plans), Section 19.08.020D (Grading Permits) and Chapter 19.50 (Definitions), Section 19.50.030 (Definitions) of the El Paso City Code to amend the provisions for grading permits and borrow or waste permits and to change the definition of grading. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS), CHAPTER 19.08 (SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT PLANS), SECTION 19.08.020D (GRADING PERMITS) AND CHAPTER 19.50 (DEFINITIONS), SECTION 19.50.030 (DEFINITIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS FOR GRADING PERMITS AND BORROW OR WASTE PERMITS AND TO CHANGE THE DEFINITION OF GRADING. THE PENALTY AS PROVIDE FOR IN CHAPTER 19.42 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4056]

   
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: 6C.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 20 (Zoning), Chapter 20.16 (Screening and Fencing) and Section 20.16.020 (Mandatory Walls), of the El Paso City Code to amend the certain mandatory wall requirements along drainage structures and canals. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.16 (SCREENING AND FENCING) AND SECTION 20.16.020 (MANDATORY WALLS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND THE CERTAIN MANDATORY WALL REQUIREMENTS ALONG DRAINAGE STRUCTURES AND CANALS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4056]

   
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.  ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 017471, Title 9 (Health and Safety), Chapter 9.04 (Solid Waste Management) to amend the effective date of the Franchise Agreement requirements"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED "

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 017471, TITLE 9 (HEALTH AND SAFETY), CHAPTER 9.04 (SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT) TO AMEND THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE FRANCHISE AGREEMENT REQUIREMENTS; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 9.04.630 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 8A.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON10-00101, to allow for infill development and a 35% parking reduction on the property described as Lots 52, 53, 54, 55, and 56, Block B, Bassett Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, 2101 Central Avenue."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (1) ONE WEEK.

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON10-00101, TO ALLOW FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT AND A 35% PARKING REDUCTION ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 52, 53, 54, 55, AND 56, BLOCK B, BASSETT ADDITION, 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: 2101 CENTRAL AVENUE. APPLICANT: PEDRO DE JESUS LICON GONZALEZ. ZON10-00101 (DISTRICT 8)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ANDREW SALLOUM, (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: 8B.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance vacating a portion of Frankfort Street Right-Of-Way, within Blocks 91 & 92, Grandview Addition, an addition to the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE VACATING A PORTION OF FRANKFORT STREET RIGHT-OF-WAY, WITHIN BLOCKS 91 & 92, GRANDVIEW ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 2) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, RAUL GARCIA, (915) 541-4935]

   
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.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 19 (Subdivisions), Chapter 19.20 (Parks and Open Space), Section 19.20.030 (Parkland Calculation) and Section 19.20.050 (Standards for Deeded Parkland), Chapter 19.23 (Lots-Determination and Regulation of Size) and Chapter 19.50 (Definitions) of the El Paso City Code"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (2) TWO WEEKS.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS), CHAPTER 19.20 (PARKS AND OPEN SPACE), SECTION 19.20.030 (PARKLAND CALCULATION) AND SECTION 19.20.050 (STANDARDS FOR DEEDED PARKLAND), CHAPTER 19.23 (LOTS-DETERMINATION AND REGULATION OF SIZE) AND CHAPTER 19.50 (DEFINITIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND THE PARK SIZE REQUIREMENTS FOR RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT AND PARKLAND CHARACTERISTICS AND IMPROVEMENTS, TO REQUIRE FRONT BUILD-TO LINES ON PLATS AND TO ADD DEFINITIONS FOR BUILD-TO LINE, GREEN, PLAZA, POCKET PARK, AND SQUARE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 19.42 OF THE CITY OF EL PASO CITY CODE.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN 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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9A.  TAX OFFICE: An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a Contract of Sale and any other necessary documents between the City of El Paso and the El Paso Collaborative for Community and Economic Development known and numbered as 5629 Hemmingway Drive, El Paso, Texas. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE AND ANY OTHER NECESSARY DOCUMENTS BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO COLLABORATIVE FOR COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WHICH WILL ALLOW THE CITY TO CONVEY:

LOT 5, BLOCK 98, SUN VALLEY ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 1178, PAGE 362, DEED RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; ALSO KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 5629 HEMMINGWAY DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 4)

[TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4476]

   
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: 9B.  TAX OFFICE: An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a Contract of Sale and any other necessary documents between the City of El Paso and the El Paso Collaborative for Community and Economic Development known and numbered as 4903 Wichita Circle, El Paso, Texas "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE AND ANY OTHER NECESSARY DOCUMENTS BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO COLLABORATIVE FOR COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WHICH WILL ALLOW THE CITY TO CONVEY:

LOT 2071, BLOCK 85, MOUNTAIN VIEW ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 2, PAGE 23, PLAT RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; ALSO KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 4903 WICHITA CIRCLE, EL PASO, TEXAS TO THE EL PASO COLLABORATIVE FOR COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. (DISTRICT 2) [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4476]

   
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.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding amendment to City of El Paso State Legislative Agenda and staff report regarding status of work on priority initiatives. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 1ST MOTION - THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO STATE LEGISLATIVE AGENDA BE AMENDED TO ADD SUPPORT FOR THE FOLLOWING BILLS:

1. H.B. 1866 GONZALEZ - DESIGNATION OF THE HIGHWAY 20 (ALAMEDA) AS A STATE HISTORIC HIGHWAY.

2. H.B. 2566 GONZALEZ - PENALTIES FOR DISPLAYING VEHICLES FOR SALE ON PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY

3. H.B. 2567 GONZALEZ - PUBLIC NOTICE PROCEDURES FOR SUBMITTING COMPLAINTS ABOUT MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS.

4. H.B. 616 QUINTANILLA – AMENDMENT OF THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CODE TO PERMIT THE COMMISSIONERS COURT OF A COUNTY OR THE GOVERNING BOARD OF AN INCORPORATED CITY OR TOWN TO ENACT REGULATIONS PROHIBITING THE POSSESSION OR CONSUMPTION OF AN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE AT A PREVIOUSLY LICENSED OR PERMITTED ESTABLISHMENT FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION FOR NOT MORE THAN THREE YEARS FROM THE DATE OF THE CANCELED OR EXPIRED PERMIT OR LICENSE.

5. H.B 1287 VILLARREAL - INTEREST RATE ON REFUNDS WOULD BE BASED UPON THE T-BILL RATE AT THE TIME OF THE REFUND WITH AN 8% CAP.

6. H.B. 2903 ZERWAS – CARE FOR ELDERLY PACE.


DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING AMENDMENT TO CITY OF EL PASO STATE LEGISLATIVE AGENDA AND STAFF REPORT REGARDING STATUS OF WORK ON PRIORITY INITIATIVES. (ALL DISTRICTS) [MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH (915) 541-4656]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding amendment to City of El Paso State Legislative Agenda and staff report regarding status of work on priority initiatives. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 2ND MOTION - THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO STATE LEGISLATIVE AGENDA BE AMENDED TO ADD SUPPORT FOR THE FOLLOWING BILLS:

1. H.B. 407 QUINTANILLA - AMENDMENT OF THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CODE TO REFER CERTAIN HEARINGS TO THE STATE OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS FOLLOWING THE RECEIPT OF EITHER A PETITION SIGNED BY SURROUNDING PROPERTY OWNERS.

2. H.B. 1112 NICHOLS - GREATER FLEXIBILITY FOR RMA’S TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENTS WITH OTHER ENTITIES, INCLUDING TXDOT, TO FINANCE PROJECTS.


DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING AMENDMENT TO CITY OF EL PASO STATE LEGISLATIVE AGENDA AND STAFF REPORT REGARDING STATUS OF WORK ON PRIORITY INITIATIVES. (ALL DISTRICTS) [MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH (915) 541-4656]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding amendment to City of El Paso State Legislative Agenda and staff report regarding status of work on priority initiatives. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 3RD MOTION - THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO STATE LEGISLATIVE AGENDA BE AMENDED TO OPPOSE THE FOLLOWING BILLS:

1. S.B. 435 NELSON AND H.B. 1015 HARPER-BROWN - CONSOLIDATION THE CURRENT SIX REGIONAL POISON CONTROL CENTERS INTO THE TEXAS POISON CONTROL CENTER.

2. S.B. 971 HINOJOSA & H.B. 1765 MILLER: ESTABLISHMENT OF AN EMERGENCY INFORMATION NETWORK OF DIGITAL DISPLAY.

3. H.B. 1903 KEFFER & S.B. 1122 ESTES: ALLOWS TAXING ENTITIES TO SELL THE RIGHT TO RECEIVE DELINQUENT RECEIVABLES AT A REDUCED RATE THROUGH A COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCESS OR A NEGOTIATED SALE.

4. H.B. 2435 DESHOTEL: LEGALIZES COST OF SERVICE ADJUSTMENT CLAUSES THE CITY REJECTED IN THE LAST TEXAS GAS RATE CASE.


DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING AMENDMENT TO CITY OF EL PASO STATE LEGISLATIVE AGENDA AND STAFF REPORT REGARDING STATUS OF WORK ON PRIORITY INITIATIVES. (ALL DISTRICTS) [MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH (915) 541-4656]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding amendment to City of El Paso State Legislative Agenda and staff report regarding status of work on priority initiatives. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 4TH MOTION - THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO STATE LEGISLATIVE AGENDA BE AMENDED TO ADOPT THE TEXAS MUNICIPAL LEAGUE POLICY POSITION ON CABLE FRANCHISE REFORM AND VIDEO ASSESSMENT PROPOSALS TO: SUPPORT LEGISLATION THAT WOULD ALLOW CABLE AND VIDEO PROVIDERS TO OPT OUT OF ALL “GRANDFATHERED” LOCAL CABLE OR VIDEO FRANCHISE AGREEMENTS UNDER CHAPTER 66 OF THE TEXAS UTILITIES CODE (S.B. 5, 2005 SECOND SPECIAL SESSION) ONLY IF SUCH LEGISLATION:

(A) PROVIDES FOR STANDARD AND CONSISTENT TERMINATION OF ALL GRANDFATHERED AGREEMENTS AND REQUIRES THAT A CABLE OR VIDEO SERVICE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY SEEK A STATE-ISSUED CERTIFICATE OF FRANCHISE AUTHORITY;

(B) ALLOWS FOR EXPANSION OF THE PERMISSIBLE USES OF THE ONE-PERCENT FEE PAID BY CABLE AND VIDEO PROVIDERS TO SUPPORT MUNICIPAL PUBLIC, EDUCATIONAL, AND GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAMMING (PEG);

(C) ALLOWS ALL CITIES TO OBTAIN TWO OR THREE PEG CHANNELS BASED ON POPULATION;

(D) EXPRESSLY REAFFIRMS CITIES RIGHTS TO COLLECT RENTAL FEES FOR USE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF WAYS; AND

(E) IS MADE CONTINGENT UPON THE PASSAGE OF ADDITIONAL LEGISLATION IMPOSING ON EACH VIDEO PROVIDER (E.G., CABLE TELEVISION AND SIMILAR SERVICES, AS WELL AS SATELLITE SERVICE) A STATE “ASSESSMENT” OF 6-1/4 PERCENT OF GROSS REVENUES DERIVED FROM THE PROVISION OF SUBSCRIPTION VIDEO SERVICES IN THIS STATE, WITH CITIES BEING ENTITLED TO ONE-QUARTER OF THE REVENUE GENERATED BY THE ASSESSMENT.

SUPPORT LEGISLATION THAT WOULD IMPOSE ON EACH VIDEO PROVIDER (E.G., CABLE TELEVISION AND SIMILAR SERVICES, AS WELL AS SATELLITE SERVICE) A STATE “ASSESSMENT” OF 6-1/4 PERCENT OF GROSS REVENUES DERIVED FROM THE PROVISION OF SUBSCRIPTION VIDEO SERVICES IN THIS STATE ONLY IF SUCH LEGISLATION:

(A) ENTITLES CITIES TO ONE-QUARTER OF THE REVENUE GENERATED BY THE ASSESSMENT;

(B) EXPRESSLY REAFFIRMS CITIES RIGHTS TO COLLECT RENTAL FEES FOR USE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY; AND

(C) DOES NOT INTERFERE WITH THE COLLECTION OR PAYMENT OF RENTAL FEES PAID TO CITIES FOR USE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY.


DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING AMENDMENT TO CITY OF EL PASO STATE LEGISLATIVE AGENDA AND STAFF REPORT REGARDING STATUS OF WORK ON PRIORITY INITIATIVES. (ALL DISTRICTS) [MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH (915) 541-4656]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding amendment to City of El Paso State Legislative Agenda and staff report regarding status of work on priority initiatives. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 5TH AND FINAL MOTION - THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO STATE LEGISLATIVE AGENDA BE AMENDED TO ADD A PROVISION DIRECTING STAFF TO WORK WITH EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY TO DRAFT AND SEEK PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION TO ALLOW NET METERING IN THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY SERVICE AREA WITHIN THE STATE OF TEXAS AND TO IMPLEMENT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TO CREATE A COMMUNITY PROGRAM FOR FINANCIALLY VIABLE INSTALLATION OF RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING AMENDMENT TO CITY OF EL PASO STATE LEGISLATIVE AGENDA AND STAFF REPORT REGARDING STATUS OF WORK ON PRIORITY INITIATIVES. (ALL DISTRICTS) [MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH (915) 541-4656]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11A.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution approving a detailed site development plan for Lots 52, 53, 54, 55, and 56, Block B, Basset Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, 2101 Central Avenue. ZON10-00102 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (1) ONE WEEK.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION APPROVING A DETAILED SITE DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR LOTS 52, 53, 54, 55, AND 56, BLOCK B, BASSET ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.04.150. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 2101 CENTRAL AVENUE. APPLICANT: PEDRO DE JESUS LICON GONZALEZ. ZON10-00102 (DISTRICT 8)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ANDREW SALLOUM, (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: 11B.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution adopting ''Designing Walkable Urban Thoroughfares: A Context Sensitive Approach'' as a recommended design guideline for the use in the design and construction of new thoroughfares and redesign and reconstruction of existing thoroughfares on all city projects within the City of El Paso. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (2) TWO WEEKS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION ADOPTING ''DESIGNING WALKABLE URBAN THOROUGHFARES: A CONTEXT SENSITIVE APPROACH'' AS A RECOMMENDED DESIGN GUIDELINE FOR THE USE IN THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF NEW THOROUGHFARES AND REDESIGN AND RECONSTRUCTION OF EXISTING THOROUGHFARES ON ALL CITY PROJECTS WITHIN THE CITY OF EL PASO. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, 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 YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: Discussion and action on directing the City Manager to have city staff revise the City Code and the City of El Paso's Design Standards for Construction Manual to adopt the ''Designing Walkable Urban Thoroughfares: A Context Sensitive Approach'' as a standard for constructing thoroughfare projects. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (2) TWO WEEKS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON DIRECTING THE CITY MANAGER TO HAVE CITY STAFF REVISE THE CITY CODE AND THE CITY OF EL PASO'S DESIGN STANDARDS FOR CONSTRUCTION MANUAL TO ADOPT THE ''DESIGNING WALKABLE URBAN THOROUGHFARES: A CONTEXT SENSITIVE APPROACH'' AS A STANDARD FOR CONSTRUCTING THOROUGHFARE PROJECTS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, 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 YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 13.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 19 (Subdivisions), Appendix 111 (Mountain Area Defined), of the El Paso City Code to add land to the area identified as the Mountain Development Area (MDA)."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS), APPENDIX 111 (MOUNTAIN AREA DEFINED), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD LAND TO THE AREA IDENTIFIED AS THE MOUNTAIN DEVELOPMENT AREA (MDA). THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 19.42 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, JUSTIN BASS, (915) 541-4930]

   
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: 14A.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager of the City of El Paso to sign a special warranty deed and any other documents required, such as, but not limited to, a disclaimer of interest in property or donation agreement, to convey to the State of Texas, approximately 12.080 acres of land known as Parts 1 and 2 of Parcel 14 along and adjacent to the existing Loop 375  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO TO SIGN A SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED AND ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS REQUIRED, SUCH AS, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, A DISCLAIMER OF INTEREST IN PROPERTY OR DONATION AGREEMENT, TO CONVEY TO THE STATE OF TEXAS, APPROXIMATELY 12.080 ACRES OF LAND KNOWN AS PARTS 1 AND 2 OF PARCEL 14 ALONG AND ADJACENT TO THE EXISTING LOOP 375 BEING PORTIONS OF NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY 246, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FOR THE STATE OF TEXAS LOOP 375 HIGHWAY PROJECT. (DISTRICT 1)

[DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TERESA QUEZADA, (915) 621-6750]

POSTPONED FROM 3-1-11 AND 3-22-11

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
2 Rep. Byrd NO
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: 14B.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: A Resolution that the Mayor be authorized to sign an Agreement to Contribute Funds with the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) for the acquisition of right-of-way and adjustment of utilities for a highway project on Highway No. Loop 375 from 0.038 miles west of Interstate Highway 10 to 0.479 miles east of the Franklin Mountains State Park. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT TO CONTRIBUTE FUNDS WITH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (TXDOT) FOR THE ACQUISITION OF RIGHT-OF-WAY AND ADJUSTMENT OF UTILITIES FOR A HIGHWAY PROJECT ON HIGHWAY NO. LOOP 375 FROM 0.038 MILES WEST OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 10 TO 0.479 MILES EAST OF THE FRANKLIN MOUNTAINS STATE PARK. THE CITY'S CONTRIBUTION IS ESTIMATED TO BE $91,200, WHICH IS 4.8 PERCENT OF THE ESTIMATED TOTAL OF THE COST OF THE RIGHT-OF-WAY. THE CITY'S CONTRIBUTION MAY BE SATISFIED BY THE DONATION OF 12.080 ACRES OF LAND TO TXDOT. TXDOT HAS APPRAISED THE 12.080 ACRES AT A VALUE OF $184,177. (DISTRICT 1)

[DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DARYL W. COLE, (915) 621-6750]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
2 Rep. Byrd NO
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: 15.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on the proposed West Transmountain Loop 375 Project by the Texas Department of Transportation:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AND TO DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO ADD PLEXXAR TO THE MAJOR THOROUGHFARE PLAN AND ADOPT TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (TXDOT) PLAN FOR THE WEST TRANSMOUNTAIN LOOP 375 PROJECT.

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE PROPOSED WEST TRANSMOUNTAIN LOOP 375 PROJECT BY THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION:

1) PRESENTATION BY TXDOT STAFF OF ANY CHANGES TO THE FORECASTED TRAFFIC VOLUMES ON TRANSMOUNTAIN UTILIZING THE MISSION MTP MODEL.

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

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MATTHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4193]

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

2) FORMULATION OF FORMAL CITY OF EL PASO POSITION REGARDING THE PROPOSED WEST TRANSMOUNTAIN LOOP 375 DESIGN RECOMMENDATIONS AS ANALYZED AND PRESENTED IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AS PREPARED BY TXDOT.

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

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MATTHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4193]

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

3) DIRECTING THE CITY MANAGER TO ADD PLEXXAR TO THE MAJOR THOROUGHFARE PLAN.

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

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MATTHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4193]

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

4) DIRECTING THE CITY MANAGER TO AMEND THE MAJOR THOROUGHFARE PLAN TO REMOVE THE PASEO DEL NORTE ARTERIAL AT TRANSMOUNTAIN.

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

5) DIRECTING THE CITY MANAGER TO WORK WITH TXDOT TO REMOVE THE PASEO DEL NORTE OVERPASS FROM THE TRANSMOUNTAIN FREEWAY DESIGN.

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX1.  City lease of a 24,660 square foot portion of Lot 15, Block 8, El Paso International Airport Tracts, Unit 1, El Paso County, Texas, sometimes municipally referred to as 7619 Lockheed, El Paso County, Texas. (551.071 and 551.072) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO TAKE ANY AND ALL ACTION NECESSARY TO GAIN POSSESSION FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO AND TO ESTABLISH CLEAR TITLE IN THE NAME OF THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE REAL PROPERTY AND ALL IMPROVEMENTS LOCATED AT AND WITHIN A PORTION OF LOT 15, BLOCK 8, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS, UNIT 1, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, SOMETIMES MUNICIPALLY REFERRED TO AS 7619 LOCKHEED, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS.

CITY LEASE OF A 24,660 SQUARE FOOT PORTION OF LOT 15, BLOCK 8, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS, UNIT 1, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, SOMETIMES MUNICIPALLY REFERRED TO AS 7619 LOCKHEED, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (551.071 AND 551.072) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, THERESA CULLEN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX2.  Michael Graniczny, et al v. City of El Paso, et al; Cause No. EP-10-CV-0156-PM (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT OUTSIDE COUNSEL FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO ACCEPT PLAINTIFFS’ SETTLEMENT OFFER IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED MICHAEL GRANICZNY, ET. AL. VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. 09-CV-0156-PM.

MICHAEL GRANICZNY, ET AL V. CITY OF EL PASO, ET AL; CAUSE NO. EP-10-CV-0156-PM (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KARLA M. NIEMAN (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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