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File #: 22-995    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinances Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/26/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/25/2022 Final action:
Title: An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of El Paso, Texas, ordering a Special Election for the submission of Charter Amendments to Section 2.2C to allow persons to serve two full terms as Mayor or District Representative if such person carried out an unexpired term; Section 3.18 to allow City Council to authorize leases for 40 years or less by Resolution or Ordinance; Section 3.5A to allow Council to reschedule meetings for holidays and allow the Mayor to cancel a Council meeting if required due to Declared Emergency; Section 3.9B, 3.10B, and 6.1-12 to align to State law and update obsolete references; Section 3.11 to remove the requirement for a second petition in initiatives, and provide a procedure for citizens to initiate City Ordinances; Section 1.2, 3.5E, 3.6, 4.1B, 4.3 and 7.3 to authorize the Mayor to vote on all Council items, removing the tie-breaking and veto capacity; Section 6.1-4 to authorize the City to create a policy regarding membership on the Civil Service Commi...
Attachments: 1. INTRO Ordinance calling Special Election
CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS
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An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of El Paso, Texas, ordering a Special Election for the submission of Charter Amendments to Section 2.2C to allow persons to serve two full terms as Mayor or District Representative if such person carried out an unexpired term; Section 3.18 to allow City Council to authorize leases for 40 years or less by Resolution or Ordinance; Section 3.5A to allow Council to reschedule meetings for holidays and allow the Mayor to cancel a Council meeting if required due to Declared Emergency; Section 3.9B, 3.10B, and 6.1-12 to align to State law and update obsolete references; Section 3.11 to remove the requirement for a second petition in initiatives, and provide a procedure for citizens to initiate City Ordinances; Section 1.2, 3.5E, 3.6, 4.1B, 4.3 and 7.3 to authorize the Mayor to vote on all Council items, removing the tie-breaking and veto capacity; Section 6.1-4 to authorize the City to create a policy regarding membership on the Civil Service Commission to reflect the community and City Workforce; Sections 6.2-2 and 6.2-3 to align the employee serving as Civil Service Commission Recorder with other employees carrying out similar duties; Section 6.7-1 and 6.8-1 to allow the City to establish more flexible policies in hiring employees; Section 6.13-11D to establish the City contribution to the Police and Fire Pension Fund of no less than 18% of the wages of the participants, and remove the limit on the City's contribution; such Election to be held within the City, on November 8, 2...

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