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Agenda: City Council Mtg for web
Date 2/15/2005
   
Item: 5V.  RESOLUTION: 2005 City of El Paso Legislative Priorities, Downtown El Paso  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS AMENDED

THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO REQUESTS THE STATE OF TEXAS TO ADOPT LEGISLATION SPECIFIC TO DOWNTOWN EL PASO WITH RESPECT TO HOTEL OCCUPANCY TAX, SALES TAX, LIQUOR TAX, PROPERTY TAX AND OTHER TAXES, TO BE USED FOR PRIVATE AND PUBLIC HOTEL DEVELOPMENT IN SUBSTANTIAL CONFORMITY WITH THE PROPOSED LAW CHANGE IN EXHIBIT ''A'' ATTACHED HERETO AND MADE A PART HEREOF FOR ALL PURPOSES; AND

THAT THE LEGISLATIVE AGENDA APPROVED, AS PART OF THE 2005 CITY OF EL PASO LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES, BY MOTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL AT ITS MEETING DATED NOVEMBER 30, 2004, BE AMENDED TO INCLUDE THE LEGISLATION DESCRIBED HEREIN; AND

THAT THE EL PASO STATE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION AND CITY OF EL PASO REPRESENTATIVES INVOLVED IN DRAFTING STATE LEGISLATION ARE EXPRESSLY REQUESTED TO DO ALL THINGS NECESSARY, REASONABLE AND APPROPRIATE TO PASS THIS LEGISLATION AND HAVE IT ADOPTED, ON AN EXPEDITED BASIS; AND

THAT THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF TEXAS IS REQUESTED TO APPROVE PASSAGE OF THIS LEGISLATION, ON AN EXPEDITED BASIS.

[MAYOR PRO-TEM ANTHONY W. COBOS, (915) 541-4123]

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

 
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