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Agenda: City Council Meeting
Date 1/4/2005
   
Item: NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

ALL MATTERS LISTED UNDER THE CONSENT AGENDA, INCLUDING THOSE ON THE ADDITION TO THE AGENDA, WILL BE CONSIDERED BY CITY COUNCIL TO BE ROUTINE AND WILL BE ENACTED BY ONE MOTION UNLESS SEPARATE DISCUSSION IS REQUESTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS OR PERSONS IN THE AUDIENCE. WHEN THE VOTE HAS BEEN TAKEN, IF AN ITEM HAS NOT BEEN CALLED OUT FOR SEPARATE DISCUSSION, THE ITEM HAS BEEN APPROVED. COUNCIL MAY, HOWEVER, RECONSIDER ANY ITEM AT ANY TIME DURING THE MEETING.

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

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF DECEMBER 28, 2004.

3. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBER: MAYOR JOE WARDY

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

4A. RESOLUTION: AGREEMENT - TRANSMOUNTAIN OIL COMPANY, L.C.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND TRANSMOUNTAIN OIL COMPANY, L.C. TO ALLOW FOR THE TRANSFER AND RECEIPT OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE REFUND OF FEDERAL EXCISE TAXES PAID DURING THE 2000 AND 2001 TAX YEARS CLAIM IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $25,443.00. (DISTRICT 3)

[AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

4B. RESOLUTION: CONTRACT OF SALE - CAMWIND FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY, A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE CAMWIND FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP FOR THE PURCHASE OF B PIONEER, LOTS 26 & 27 (1.99 ACRES), ALSO KNOWN AS 6550 MOHAIR DRIVE, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO BE USED FOR CONSTRUCTION OF NEW FIRE STATION NO. 34. (DISTRICT 4)

[BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

4C. RESOLUTION: RELEASE OF LIEN - 8949 MT. RUSHMORE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY AND THE CITY CLERK, BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RELEASE OF LIEN WHEREBY THE CITY RELEASES ITS LIEN IN THE AMOUNT OF THIRTEEN THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($13,900.00, GRANT NOTE - $1,230.00, LOAN NOTE - $12,670.00), AGAINST THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY:

LOT 1826, BLOCK 74, MOUNTAIN VIEW ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF ON FILE IN VOLUME 1, PAGE 24, PLAT RECORDS IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 8949 MT. RUSHMORE

FOR CONSIDERATION PAID TO THE CITY IN FULL SATISFACTION OF THAT CERTAIN PROMISSORY NOTE EXECUTED BY THE OWNER OF THE ABOVE-DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY AND PAYABLE TO THE ORDER OF THE CITY; AND THAT THE CITY COMPTROLLER ISSUE A REFUND CHECK RESULTING FROM AN OVERPAYMENT ON THE LOAN FOR THE AMOUNT OF FORTY TWO AND 71/100 DOLLARS ($42.71).

(DISTRICT 2)

FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE CD HOUSING REHAB DEPT ID: 71150039, GRANT: 710RLFCDAH, FUND: 09903, FINANCIAL LOCATION: 71000, ACCOUNT: 505065

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, CHARLES RUIZ, (915) 541-4221]

4D. RESOLUTION: GRANT APPLICATION, ARREST POLICIES AND ENFORCEMENT OF PROTECTION ORDERS AND MOU, CENTER AGAINST FAMILY VIOLENCE AND DISTRICT ATTORNEY

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

THAT THE MAYOR, THROUGH THE CHIEF OF POLICE BE AUTHORIZED TO SUBMIT AN ON-LINE GRANT APPLICATION COMPLETED BY THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN ANY RELATED PAPERWORK, INCLUDING ALL UNDERSTANDINGS AND ASSURANCES CONTAINED THEREIN, AND APPLY FOR, ACCEPT, REJECT, ALTER OR TERMINATE THE GRANT AND AUTHORIZE BUDGET TRANSFERS, FROM THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, OFFICE ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, FOR A GRANT UNDER THE ARREST POLICIES AND ENFORCEMENT OF PROTECTION ORDERS GRANT PROGRAM IN THE AMOUNT OF $750,000 OVER TWO YEARS TO PAY FOR PERSONNEL AND RELATED COSTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF CREATING A CENTRALIZED DOMESTIC VIOLENCE UNIT; AND THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, THE CENTER AGAINST FAMILY VIOLENCE, THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE PURPOSE OF IMPLEMENTING THE GRANT PROGRAM. MATCHING FUNDS ARE NOT REQUIRED.

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

5A. STAFFING TABLE CHANGES: AIRPORT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DELETE 1.00 INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICIAN GS 22

ADD 1.00 ELECTRICIAN GS 19

FUND SOURCE: 62620006-40101-62000

[AIRPORT, PAT ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

5B. STAFFING TABLE CHANGES: HEALTH

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ADD 1.00 CONTRACT PROFESSIONAL C

FUND SOURCE: 41010140-01101-41000

ADD 1.00 PUBLIC HEALTH SPECIALIST PM 72

DELETE 2.00 CLERK II GS 09

FUND SOURCE: 41150020-06094-41000-G410506

[EL PASO CITY-COUNTY HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRICT, DR. JORGE C. MAGAŅA, (915) 771-5702]

5C. STAFFING TABLE CHANGES: PARKS & RECREATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ADD 1.88 RECREATION LEADER III R4

ADD 1.50 RECREATION LEADER II R3

FUND SOURCE: 51150025-07322-51000-G510501

[PARKS & RECREATION, NORMAN MERRIFIELD, (915) 541-4331]

5D. STAFFING TABLE CHANGES: PARKS & RECREATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DELETE 1.00 SECRETARY III GS 19

ADD 1.00 ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT GS 23

FUND SOURCE: 51010214-01101-51000

[PARKS & RECREATION, NORMAN MERRIFIELD, (915) 541-4331]

6. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: LEOPOLDO GEMOETS TO THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

LEOPOLDO GEMOETS TO THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE JOHN F. COOK.

[REPRESENTATIVE JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4400]

7. BOARD APPOINTMENT: DAPHNE LOVE HAMILTON TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DAPHNE LOVE HAMILTON TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE VIVIAN ROJAS, DISTRICT 7.

[REPRESENTATIVE VIVIAN ROJAS, (915) 541-4108]

8. RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT: 8691 INDEPENDENCE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE INSTALLATION, POWER, AND MAINTENANCE OF RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATION:

ACROSS FROM 8691 INDEPENDENCE DR., BY THE CACTUS GARDEN. COST: $949

ACCOUNT NO. 504420, DEPT ID NO. 01153008, FUND NO. 16506

(DISTRICT 6) [REPRESENTATIVE PAUL J. ESCOBAR, (915) 541-4182]

9A. AD VALOREM TAXES: 510 RANDOLPH

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE FOLLOWING INSTALLMENT AGREEMENTS FOR AD VALOREM TAXES BE APPROVED IN THE AMOUNT SHOWN AND THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE PAYMENT AGREEMENTS ON BEHALF OF THE CITY:

[TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

PID #S979-999-0230-8200, $768.97 PER MONTH INSTALLMENTS ON A BALANCE OF $4,613.82 FOR 2003 TAXES; RAFAEL & MARCELA VEGA - 510 RANDOLPH DR. (DISTRICT 8)

9B. AD VALOREM TAXES: 9201 DYER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE FOLLOWING INSTALLMENT AGREEMENTS FOR AD VALOREM TAXES BE APPROVED IN THE AMOUNT SHOWN AND THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE PAYMENT AGREEMENTS ON BEHALF OF THE CITY:

[TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

PID #1998-999-0002-0034, $343.22 PER MONTH INSTALLMENTS ON A BALANCE OF $2,059.32 FOR 2002 & 2003 TAXES; DALE W. EASTMAN, D.D.S. % DALE W. EASTMAN - 9201 DYER. (DISTRICT 4)

9C. AD VALOREM TAXES: 6161 DONIPHAN #182

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE FOLLOWING INSTALLMENT AGREEMENTS FOR AD VALOREM TAXES BE APPROVED IN THE AMOUNT SHOWN AND THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE PAYMENT AGREEMENTS ON BEHALF OF THE CITY:

[TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

PID #98MH-999-0000-0274, $163.92 PER MONTH INSTALLMENTS ON A BALANCE OF $2,950.56 FOR 2000, 2001 & 2002 TAXES; DON J. BEAN - 6161 DONIPHAN #182. (DISTRICT 1)

10A. APPLICATION FOR TAX REFUND: LONE STAR TITLE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

LONE STAR TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $12,272.88 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES.

(PID #0652-999-0010-0000)

10B. APPLICATION FOR TAX REFUND: WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,886.51 OVERPAYMENT OF 2003 TAXES. (PID #E054-999-0060-5300)

10C. APPLICATION FOR TAX REFUND: CITY OF EL PASO COMPTROLLERS DEPARTMENT

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

CITY OF EL PASO COMPTROLLERS DEPARTMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,636.28 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #P654-999-0760-7100)

10D. APPLICATION FOR TAX REFUND: LONE STAR TITLE COMPANY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

LONE STAR TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $32,363.75 OVERPAYMENT OF 2003 TAXES. (PID #S990-999-0010-0200)

10E. APPLICATION FOR TAX REFUND: WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,083.78 OVERPAYMENT OF 2003 TAXES. (PID #W145-999-0580-4700)

10F. APPLICATION FOR TAX REFUND: WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,575.26 OVERPAYMENT OF 2003 TAXES. (PID #W145-999-0810-1300)

10G. APPLICATION FOR TAX REFUND: WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,013.01 OVERPAYMENT OF 2003 TAXES. (PID #W418-999-0050-2850)

11. BUDGET TRANSFERS FOR MUSEUM OF ART: [OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4011]

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

BT2005-312 MUSEUM OF ART

TO RE-ALIGN BUDGET OF SCHOOL COORDINATOR BASED ON GRANT AWARD OF LESS THAN BUDGETED AMOUNT.

INCREASE $33,290 TO 54500028/50110/507000 INTRFD TRF

INCREASE $33,290 TO 54150078/G54010907234/407000 INTRFD TRF

DECREASE $22,650 FROM 54150078/G54010907234/405060 DONATIONS

INCREASE $33,290 TO 54500028/50110/407002 EST REV

11. BUDGET TRANSFERS FOR MUSEUM OF ART: [OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4011]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

BT2005-332 MUSEUM OF ART

TO TRANSFER FUNDS FOR THE PURCHASE OF A WORK OF ART - ''MEMBERS CHOICE'' MARY MCCLEARY'S JERUSALEM, ATHENS, ALEXANDRAI, VIENNA, LONDON 2003 MIXED MEDIA COLLAGE.

INCREASE $4,000 TO 54500025/50105/407002 EST REV

INCREASE $4,000 TO 54500025/50105/508011 CULTURALWKS

BT2005-341 MUSEUM OF ART

TO TRANSFER FUNDS DONATED TO COVER SHIPPING OF GIFT OF ARTWORK BY JAMES DRAKE FROM FRANCE.

INCREASE $22,000 TO 54154001/G54000607401/405060 DONATIONS

INCREASE $22,000 TO 54154001/G54000607401/504004 SHIPPING

BT2005-343 MUSEUM OF ART

TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS FOR THE PURCHASE OF KITCHEN SINKS, WORK TABLE, AND REFRIGERATOR (FOR CATERING KITCHEN).

INCREASE $1,500 TO 54500025/50105/407002 EST REVENUE

INCREASE $1,500 TO 54500025/50105/508009 FURN & FIXT



12. BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS - REFUND TO DENNY'S (JAIL ASHRAFZADEN)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING PERMIT REFUND TO DENNY'S (JALIL ASHRAFZADEN) IN THE AMOUNT OF $300.00. FUNDING SOURCE: ACCOUNT 41010127-404138.

[BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4557]

13B. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE: ZONING CHANGE REQUEST - ZON04-00142

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 1 AND 24, ALTA MIRA ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-O/SC (APARTMENT/OFFICE/SPECIAL CONTRACT) AND R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-1/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT) AND IMPOSING CERTAIN CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: WILLIS E & ARLETTE MAXELL. ZON04-00142.

(DISTRICT 2) [PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, JORGE ROUSSELIN, (915) 541-4723]

14. MAYOR AND COUNCIL: MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING RE: CUMBRE DEVELOPMENT CORP

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON APPROVAL OF A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT IN THE CHAPTER 7 CASE OF CUMBRE DEVELOPMENT CORP., CASE NO. 02-32345, IN SUPPORT OF TRUSTEE'S MOTION TO SELL PROPERTY FREE AND CLEAR OF LIENS PURSUANT TO 11 U.S.C. SEC. 363 TO FIRST NATIONAL BANK. (DISTRICT 1)

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSAN AUSTIN, (915) 541-4886]

15A. BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS: SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES APPEAL - STEAKPEDOS AND SPIRITS, 910 E. REDD, SUITE A

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED THREE (3) WEEKS

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE APPEAL BY MICHAEL HYNEMAN OF ''STEAKPEDOS AND SPIRITS'' AT 910 E. REDD ROAD, SUITE ''A'' FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES DUE TO THE BUSINESS'S PROXIMITY TO A SCHOOL IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 20.08.090(B).4 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. (DISTRICT 1)

[BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4557]

15B. BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS: SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES APPEAL - STEAKPEDOS AND SPIRITS, 1815 TRAWOOD, SUITE A

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED THREE (3) WEEKS

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE APPEAL BY MICHAEL HYNEMAN OF ''STEAKPEDOS AND SPIRITS'' AT 1815 TRAWOOD, SUITE ''A'' FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES DUE TO THE BUSINESS'S PROXIMITY TO A DAY CARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 20.08.090(B).4 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. (DISTRICT 7)

[BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4557]

19A. PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT - ZON04-00120 (9647 SOCORRO ROAD)

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO A ZONING CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ANTONIO DIAZ AMENDING THE ZONING CONTRACT DATED APRIL 14, 1987 AND AS IMPOSED BY ORDINANCE NO. 8993 TO DELETE A CONDITION AND IMPOSE NEW CONDITIONS FOR THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF TRACT 12A AND ALL OF TRACT 12B, BLOCK 51, YSLETA GRANT, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS (9647 SOCORRO RD). THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: ANTONIO DIAZ. ZON04-00120. (DISTRICT 6)

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

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

 
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