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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 6/7/2011
 
   
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 MAY 31, 2011.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MAY 31, 2011. [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 OF EL PASO'S DESIGN STANDARDS FOR CONSTRUCTION MANUAL, SECTION 5 (EARTH RETENTION AND EROSION CONTROL) BE AMENDED TO ADD PAGE 5-5 SLOPE DRAINAGE BENCH AND DOWN DRAINS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO'S DESIGN STANDARDS FOR CONSTRUCTION MANUAL, SECTION 5 (EARTH RETENTION AND EROSION CONTROL) BE AMENDED TO ADD PAGE 5-5 SLOPE DRAINAGE BENCH AND DOWN DRAINS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4428]

"3B. RESOLUTION: APPROVING A DETAILED SITE DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR ALL OF LOT 1, BLOCK 42, RIDGE VIEW ESTATES UNIT 16, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, 1451 REDD ROAD. PZDS11-00003

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION APPROVING A DETAILED SITE DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR ALL OF LOT 1, BLOCK 42, RIDGE VIEW ESTATES UNIT 16, 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: 1451 REDD ROAD. APPLICANT: EZAR PROPERTIES, L.P. PZDS11-00003 (DISTRICT 1)

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

"4. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUNDS: "

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE TAX REFUNDS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT A) (ALL DISTRICTS) [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

ATTACHMENT A

TAX REFUNDS

JUNE 7, 2011

A. EL PASO KIDNEY SPECIALISTS IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,943.99 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #0914-999-1093-7650).

B. LONE STAR TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,865.07 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #A763-999-0010-0100).

C. LSI TITLE AGENCY IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,614.74 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #C823-999-0550-1700).

D. REALTY SOUTHWEST LP IN THE AMOUNT OF $101,444.53 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #E131-999-0080-0700).

E. HSBC MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,419.42 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #E207-999-0330-2300).

F. VERICREST FINANCIAL, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,899.18 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #F609-999-0050-1900).

G. CORELOGIC IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,470.16 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #L130-999-0050-0600).

H. BCL - EL PASO LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $77,586.46 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES.

I. EVELYN P. SIERRA IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,460.93 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #T287-999-0940-0400).

J. FRANCISCO JAVIER BALDERRAMA, JR., IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,776.77 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #T287-999-1560-1700).

K. CORELOGIC IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,359.62 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-1720-0700).

L. GMAC IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,546.44 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES.

(PID #V893-999-1110-7100).

M. JORGE ORTEZ IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,143.80 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #V897-999-0020-3965).

N. ANGEL FLORES IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,065.66 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #V897-999-0110-3300).

O. CHASE HOME FINANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,643.68 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #V897-999-0380-0900).

"5. NOTICE OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS: RECEIPT OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR."

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

FOR NOTATION PURSUANT TO SECTION 2.92.110 OF THE CITY CODE: RECEIPT OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR. IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,000.00 FROM GERALD RUBIN; $500.00 FROM ROBERT BOWLING IV, $1,000.00 FROM TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS PAC, $500.00 FROM RICHARD SAAB, $500.00 FROM GC SERVICES L.P., $500.00 FROM ROBERT FOSTER, $500.00 FROM DOUGLAS A. SCHWARTZ AND $1,000.00 FROM EL PASO ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS PAC. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR. (915) 541-4383]

"7. REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-077R (NON-EMERGENCY AMBULANCE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES) TO ELITE MEDICAL TRANSPORT OF TEXAS, LLC."

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED AS REVISED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-077R (NON-EMERGENCY AMBULANCE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES) TO ELITE MEDICAL TRANSPORT OF TEXAS, LLC.

DEPARTMENT: FIRE

AWARD TO: ELITE MEDICAL TRANSPORT OF TEXAS, LLC

VENDOR LOCATION: EL PASO, TX

ITEM(S): ALL

INITIAL TERM: 3 YEARS

OPTION: 2 YEARS

FUNDING SOURCE: REVENUE GENERATING CONTRACT

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS PROVIDES THE CITY WITH REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE CITY'S AMBULANCE RESPONSE FEE.

THERE IS NO COST TO THIS CONTRACT. THE CITY WILL BE REIMBURSED FOR SERVICES PERFORMED BASED ON BILLING FEES AND PENALTIES.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES - PURCHASING DIVISION AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS RECOMMENDS AWARD AS INDICATED TO ELITE MEDICAL TRANSPORT OF TEXAS, LLC, THE HIGHEST RANKED OFFEROR BASED ON EVALUATION FACTORS ESTABLISHED FOR THIS PROCUREMENT. ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE REVIEW AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY CONTRACT DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

[FIRE, OTTO DROZD, (915) 771-1016]

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, BRUCE D. COLLINS, (915) 541-4313]

   
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: 3C1.  - 3C5. RESOLUTIONS"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RESOLUTIONS AUTHORIZING

1. THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN AN ANNEXATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD., FOR 7.161 ACRES OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED EAST OF ZARAGOZA ROAD AND SOUTH OF GAMBUSINO AVENUE, WHICH WILL SPECIFY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN WHICH THE PROPERTY WILL BE ANNEXED SHOULD THE CITY ANNEX THE PROPERTY. THAT THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PLANNING PREPARE AN ANNEXATION SERVICE PLAN IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 43.056 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE. AN08002 (EAST ETJ) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ERNESTO ARRIOLA, (915) 541-4723]

2. THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN AN ANNEXATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD., FOR 7.887 ACRES OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED EAST OF JOE BATTLE BOULEVARD AND SOUTH OF WINDERMERE AVENUE, WHICH WILL SPECIFY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN WHICH THE PROPERTY WILL BE ANNEXED SHOULD THE CITY ANNEX THE PROPERTY. THAT THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PLANNING PREPARE AN ANNEXATION SERVICE PLAN IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 43.056 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE. AN08004 (EAST ETJ)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ERNESTO ARRIOLA, (915) 541-4723]

3. THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN AN ANNEXATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD., FOR 8.070 ACRES OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED NORTH OF ZARAGOZA ROAD AND SOUTH OF MONTANA AVENUE, WHICH WILL SPECIFY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN WHICH THE PROPERTY WILL BE ANNEXED SHOULD THE CITY ANNEX THE PROPERTY. THAT THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PLANNING PREPARE AN ANNEXATION SERVICE PLAN IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 43.056 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE. AN08005 (EAST ETJ) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ERNESTO ARRIOLA, (915) 541-4723]

4. THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN AN ANNEXATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD., FOR 42.225 ACRES OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED NORTH OF ZARAGOZA ROAD AND SOUTH OF MONTANA AVENUE, WHICH WILL SPECIFY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN WHICH THE PROPERTY WILL BE ANNEXED SHOULD THE CITY ANNEX THE PROPERTY. THAT THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PLANNING PREPARE AN ANNEXATION SERVICE PLAN IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 43.056 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE. AN08006 (EAST ETJ) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ERNESTO ARRIOLA, (915) 541-4723]

5. THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN AN ANNEXATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD., FOR 2.054 ACRES OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED NORTHWEST OF ZARAGOZA ROAD AND SOUTH OF EDGEMERE BOULEVARD, WHICH WILL SPECIFY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN WHICH THE PROPERTY WILL BE ANNEXED SHOULD THE CITY ANNEX THE PROPERTY. THAT THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PLANNING PREPARE AN ANNEXATION SERVICE PLAN IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 43.056 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE. AN08008 (EAST ETJ)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ERNESTO ARRIOLA, (915) 541-4723]

POSTPONED FROM 5-31-2011

   
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: 6.  DISCRETIONARY FUND: To pay for the permit fee for an open burn in order to comply with the City Code requirements and with federal law for the retirement of the flag of the United States of America"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVE A RESOLUTION TO DECLARE THAT THE EXPENDITURE OF DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO PAY FOR THE PERMIT FEE FOR AN OPEN BURN IN ORDER TO COMPLY WITH THE CITY CODE REQUIREMENTS AND WITH FEDERAL LAW FOR THE RETIREMENT OF THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA BENEFITS THE COMMUNITY IN THAT IT PROMOTES PATRIOTISM AND RESPECT FOR GOVERNMENT REGULATION, SERVES A MUNICIPAL PURPOSE, AND IS AUTHORIZED. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[REPRESENTATIVE CARL L. 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: 8A.  - 8E. & 8G - 8I. 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.

8A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL), CHAPTER 2.92 (ETHICS); TO SECTION 2.92.120 (ETHICS TRAINING) TO ADD REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIVING TRAINING ON THE ETHICS AND LOBBYING ORDINANCES; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 2.92.150 A OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA (915) 541-4572]

8B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 15 (PUBLIC SERVICES), CHAPTER 15.08 (STREET RENTALS) SECTION 15.08.120 (SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSES AND PERMITS) TO CREATE AN EXCEPTION FROM THE PERMITTING REQUIREMENT FOR EVENTS PRODUCED BY THE MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

8C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 13 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS, AND PUBLIC PLACES), CHAPTER 13.20 (MISCELLANEOUS STREET AND SIDEWALK USE REGULATIONS) SECTION 13.20.040 (SELLING OF MERCHANDISE PROHIBITED ON AND NEAR PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY) TO ALLOW FOR THE SALE OF ITEMS AUTHORIZED BY ORDINANCE OR PERMIT (ALL DISTRICTS).

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

8D. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.30 (TEMPORARY TRAFFIC CONTROL) SECTION 12.30.030 (PERMIT REQUIRED) TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE PERMITTING REQUIREMENT FOR EVENTS PRODUCED BY THE MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TERESA QUEZADA, (915) 621-6750]

8E. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL), CHAPTER 2.40 (DEPARTMENT OF MUSEUM AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS) ADDING SECTION 2.40.100 (ARTIST MARKET) TO CREATE AN ARTIST MARKET PERMITTING VENDORS FROM THE REGION TO DISPLAY AND SELL HAND MADE OR HAND ASSEMBLED ITEMS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE CITIZENS AND VISITORS TO EL PASO; THE PENALTY PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 1.08.010 THROUGH 1.08.030 OF THE CITY CODE.. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, SEAN MCGLYNN, (915) 541-4481]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 14, 2011, FOR ITEMS 8A - 8E

8G. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 4 AND 5, BLOCK 1, EL PASO WEST UNIT TWO, REPLAT A, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; AND A PORTION OF LOT 3, BLOCK 1, EL PASO WEST UNIT TWO, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM M-1 (MANUFACTURING) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1345 NEW HARVEST PLACE. PROPERTY OWNER: HELEN OF TROY, LP. PZRZ11-00004 THIS IS AN APPEAL CASE (DISTRICT 1)

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

8H. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY KNOWN AS: PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF LOT 3, ALL OF LOTS 4 THRU 32, BLOCK 1, ALL OF BLOCK 2, ALL OF BILLY JOE CIRCLE AND PORTIONS OF LISA ANNE WAY RIGHT-OF-WAY AND ROBERT TODD WAY RIGHT-OF-WAY, DESERTAIRE ESTATES, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL) PARCEL 2: LOTS 1 THRU 8, BLOCK 3, AND A PORTION OF LISA ANNE WAY RIGHT-OF-WAY AND ROBERT TODD WAY RIGHT-OF-WAY, DESERTAIRE ESTATES, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: DYER STREET, NORTH OF MOHAIR DRIVE. PROPERTY OWNER: HACIENDA DEVELOPMENT. ZON11-00019 (DISTRICT 4)

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

8I. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON11-00021, TO ALLOW FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT AND A PARKING REDUCTION ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 15 AND 16, BLOCK 17, FRANKLIN HEIGHTS ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.04.320 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE AND REPEALING SPECIAL PERMIT ZON09-00074. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1230 MYRTLE AVENUE. APPLICANT: TVP NON-PROFIT CORPORATION. ZON11-00021 (DISTRICT 8)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 28, 2011, FOR ITEMS 8G-8I

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: 8F.  INTRODUCTION: An Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 017456, to provide that City health benefits shall be available to City employees and their legal spouse and dependent children and all other persons who are within an eligible class or in a class that actually received benefits under a City health benefits plan prior to November 10, 2010. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 017456, TO PROVIDE THAT CITY HEALTH BENEFITS SHALL BE AVAILABLE TO CITY EMPLOYEES AND THEIR LEGAL SPOUSE AND DEPENDENT CHILDREN AND ALL OTHER PERSONS WHO ARE WITHIN AN ELIGIBLE CLASS OR IN A CLASS THAT ACTUALLY RECEIVED BENEFITS UNDER A CITY HEALTH BENEFITS PLAN PRIOR TO NOVEMBER 10, 2010. (ALL DISTRICTS) [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NO
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: 9A.  CITY MANAGER: Presentation of the Final San Jacinto Plaza Park Concept plan to City Council by SWA Landscape Architects. "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PRESENTATION OF THE FINAL SAN JACINTO PLAZA PARK CONCEPT PLAN TO CITY COUNCIL BY SWA LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS. (DISTRICT 8) [CITY MANAGER, DEBORAH HAMLYN, (915) 541-4686]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 9B.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Council approves the concept design for the redesign of San Jacinto Plaza, as proposed by SWA Group, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVES THE CONCEPT DESIGN FOR THE REDESIGN OF SAN JACINTO PLAZA, AS PROPOSED BY SWA GROUP, INC., AND AUTHORIZES THE CITY MANAGER OR HER DESIGNEE TO TAKE ANY AND ALL APPROPRIATE ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIONS NECESSARY TO COMPLY WITH TITLE 20 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8)

[CITY MANAGER, 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 DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute a Quitclaim (Tax Resale) Deed conveying all right, title and interest in real properties described as Lots 1 thru 40, Block 70; Lots 13 thru 18, Block 71; and Lots 28 thru 32, Block 71, Wilco Subdivision Unit No. 2, El Paso County, Texas, to H. Daniel Pettit and Kimberly Keeton-Pettit."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A QUITCLAIM (TAX RESALE) DEED CONVEYING ALL RIGHT, TITLE AND INTEREST IN REAL PROPERTIES DESCRIBED AS LOTS 1 THRU 40, BLOCK 70; LOTS 13 THRU 18, BLOCK 71; AND LOTS 28 THRU 32, BLOCK 71, WILCO SUBDIVISION UNIT NO. 2, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO H. DANIEL PETTIT AND KIMBERLY KEETON-PETTIT. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SECTION 34.05 (H) OF THE TAX CODE. (EL PASO COUNTY)

[DELGADO, ACOSTA, SPENCER, LINEBARGER, & PEREZ, LLP., CARMEN PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

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

   
Item: 11A.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Lot 1, Block 4, Hueco Mountain Village, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from C-3/SP (Commercial/Special Permit) to C-4 (Commercial). 11890 Montana Avenue. ZON11-00007 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (1) ONE WEEK.

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 1, BLOCK 4, HUECO MOUNTAIN VILLAGE, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM C-3/SP (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL PERMIT) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 11890 MONTANA AVENUE. APPLICANT: SGARS, L.P. ZON11-00007 THIS IS AN APPEAL CASE (DISTRICT 5)

[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: An Ordinance amending Title 18 (Building and Construction), Chapter 18.46 (Landscape) of the El Paso City Code to modify and add additional definitions"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 1ST MOTION - TO ADOPT THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD (OSAB) AND PARKS BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.46 (LANDSCAPE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO MODIFY AND ADD ADDITIONAL DEFINITIONS, TO MODIFY THE LANDSCAPABLE AREA, TO REQUIRE PARKWAY AND FRONTAGE AREA LANDSCAPING AND A LANDSCAPE BUFFER BETWEEN COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT, TO MODIFY THE REQUIRED PLANT UNITS AND PARKING LOT TREES, AND TO ADD PROVISIONS FOR STREET TREES. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.46.180 (VIOLATIONS - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4193]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11B.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 18 (Building and Construction), Chapter 18.46 (Landscape) of the El Paso City Code to modify and add additional definitions"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 2ND AND FINAL MOTION - TO ADOPT THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD (OSAB) AND PARKS BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS, WITH THE REVISIONS READ INTO THE RECORD.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.46 (LANDSCAPE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO MODIFY AND ADD ADDITIONAL DEFINITIONS, TO MODIFY THE LANDSCAPABLE AREA, TO REQUIRE PARKWAY AND FRONTAGE AREA LANDSCAPING AND A LANDSCAPE BUFFER BETWEEN COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT, TO MODIFY THE REQUIRED PLANT UNITS AND PARKING LOT TREES, AND TO ADD PROVISIONS FOR STREET TREES. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.46.180 (VIOLATIONS - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4193]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11C.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 20 (Zoning), Chapter 20.02 (General Provisions and Definitions), and Chapter 20.18 (Sign Regulations), Sections 20.18.050 (Definitions), Section 20.18.400 (General) and Section 20.18.450 (C-2, C-3, C-4, Q, M-1, M-2 and M-3 Districts) of the El Paso City Code to modify definitions related to signs, to modify monument and pole sign reg  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (1) ONE WEEK.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.02 (GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS), AND CHAPTER 20.18 (SIGN REGULATIONS), SECTIONS 20.18.050 (DEFINITIONS), SECTION 20.18.400 (GENERAL) AND SECTION 20.18.450 (C-2, C-3, C-4, Q, M-1, M-2 AND M-3 DISTRICTS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO MODIFY DEFINITIONS RELATED TO SIGNS, TO MODIFY MONUMENT AND POLE SIGN REGULATIONS AND TO MODIFY WALL SIGN REGULATIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4193] POSTPONED FROM 5-31-2011

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11D.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 19 (Subdivisions), Chapter 19.20 (Parks and Open Space), Section 19.20.060 (Exclusions from dedication requirement) and Chapter 19.26 (Alternative Subdivision/Smart Code Designs), Section 19.26.020 (Infill Development) of the El Paso City Code "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS), CHAPTER 19.20 (PARKS AND OPEN SPACE), SECTION 19.20.060 (EXCLUSIONS FROM DEDICATION REQUIREMENT) AND CHAPTER 19.26 (ALTERNATIVE SUBDIVISION/SMART CODE DESIGNS), SECTION 19.26.020 (INFILL DEVELOPMENT) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ALLOW FOR CERTAIN EXCLUSIONS FROM THE PARKLAND DEDICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN REPLATS MEETING SPECIFIC CRITERIA AND TO ALLOW FOR THE REDUCTION OF PARK FEES ON CERTAIN INFILL DEVELOPMENTS AND ADDING AN APPENDIX TO DESIGNATE THE REDUCTION OF SUCH FEES. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN SECTION 19.42 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
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: 12A.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT/PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 20 (Zoning), Chapter 20.02 (General Provisions and Definitions), Chapter 20.10 (Supplemental Use Regulations), Appendix A (Table of Permissible Uses) and Table C (Minimum Parking) of the El Paso City Code"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.02 (GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS), CHAPTER 20.10 (SUPPLEMENTAL USE REGULATIONS), APPENDIX A (TABLE OF PERMISSIBLE USES) AND TABLE C (MINIMUM PARKING) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR BOARDING HOME FACILITIES AND ADD STANDARDS FOR BOARDING HOME FACILITIES AND AMEND DEFINITIONS FOR CERTAIN PERSONAL CARE FACILITIES AND CLARIFY STANDARDS FOR PERSONAL CARE FACILITIES. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KIMBERLY FORSYTH, (915) 541-4668] POSTPONED FROM 5-31-2011

   
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: 12B.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT/PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 5 (Business Taxes, Licenses and Regulations) of the El Paso City Code by adding Chapter 5.47 (Boarding Home Facilities) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 5 (BUSINESS TAXES, LICENSES AND REGULATIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING CHAPTER 5.47 (BOARDING HOME FACILITIES) IN ORDER TO SET FORTH THE REQUIREMENTS AND STANDARDS FOR PERMITS, FEES, INSPECTIONS AND REVOCATION OF SUCH PERMITS OF BOARDING HOME FACILITIES AND PROVIDING FOR A CRIMINAL PENALTY. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, VICTOR MORRISON-VEGA, (915) 541-4557]

   
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.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution to approve an Empowerment Zone Revolving Loan Fund Small Business Loan application and loan funding to Pinnacle Social Services LLC"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AN EMPOWERMENT ZONE REVOLVING LOAN FUND SMALL BUSINESS LOAN APPLICATION AND LOAN FUNDING TO PINNACLE SOCIAL SERVICES LLC, IN THE AMOUNT OF $64,000, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT; AND, THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY AND ALL LOAN RELATED DOCUMENTS BY AND AMONG THE CITY OF EL PASO, PINNACLE SOCIAL SERVICES LLC, AND LOAN GUARANTOR(S), REQUIRED TO MEET LOAN PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS, LOAN DISBURSEMENT, AND LOAN SECURITIZATION UPON APPROVAL BY THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE. (DISTRICT 8) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-464

   
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: EX1.  William Austin Means v. City of El Paso, et al; Cause No. EP10CV0207-DB (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT PLAINTIFF’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED WILLIAM MEANS V. CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. EP-10-CV-0207-DB.

WILLIAM AUSTIN MEANS V. CITY OF EL PASO, ET AL; CAUSE NO. EP10CV0207-DB (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KARLA M. NIEMAN (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

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

   
Item: EX2.  Legal matters relating to the franchise agreement with ONEOK WesTex Transmission, LLC. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE, SECONDED, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO DELETE THE ITEM REGARDING THE LEGAL MATTERS RELATING TO THE FRANCHISE AGREEMENT WITH ONEOK WESTEX TRANSMISSION, LLC.

LEGAL MATTERS RELATING TO THE FRANCHISE AGREEMENT WITH ONEOK WESTEX TRANSMISSION, LLC. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, BERTHA ONTIVEROS, (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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