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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/25/2022 9:00 AM Minutes status: *** DRAFT ***  
Meeting location: COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, 300 N. CAMPBELL AND VIRTUALLY
THE LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITY STRONGLY RECOMMENDS THE USE OF MASKS IN ALL CITY FACILITIES AND INDOOR SPACES
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22-1395 11. MinutesApproval of the Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of October 11, 2022, the Agenda Review Meeting of October 10, 2022, and the Work Session of October 10, 2022.   Not available Video Video
22-1348 12. Request to ExcuseREQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS   Not available Video Video
22-1419 13. ResolutionsA Resolution to authorize the City Manager to sign an agreement between the City of El Paso and the Sun Bowl Association relating to services provided by the City of El Paso and the Sun Bowl Association in conjunction with the Sun Bowl Association events.   Not available Video Video
22-1358 14. ResolutionsA Resolution approving the Lien on 7515 Taxco owned by HUDSON J C E & DOROTHY J for $425.50.   Not available Video Video
22-1352 15. ResolutionsA Resolution to grant the City Manager or designee the authority to sign and cause to be recorded the Release of Lien attached to the Resolution as Attachment A and effectuate any accounting adjustments associated with the removal of the specific sales tax amounts previously invoiced to the properties identified in Exhibit A of Attachment A.   Not available Video Video
22-1371 16. ResolutionsA Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a Lease Agreement with the Government of the Country of El Salvador regarding the following described property: A portion of Block 46, Mills Addition, El Paso County, Texas, City of El Paso, municipally known and numbered as 400 W. San Antonio, Suite B, El Paso, Texas 79902. The term of this lease is an initial term of five (5) years and two (2) five-year options to extend the term of the lease. The annual rental fee for the property will be $38,959.92 with a 2% annual increase through the duration of the agreement and option periods.   Not available Video Video
22-1394 17. ResolutionsApprove a Resolution that in conformity with Section 3.5A of the City Charter, the regular City Council meeting scheduled for December 20, 2022 is hereby rescheduled for Tuesday, December 13, 2022; and that the regular meetings of the City Council for the 2023 calendar year will resume on January 3, 2023.   Not available Video Video
22-1372 28. ResolutionsThat the City Manager, or designee, be authorized to sign an Agreement to Contribute Right of Way Funds by and between the City of El Paso and the State of Texas, acting through the Texas Department of Transportation, for the SS 320 from BU 54 Dyer St. to Railroad Dr. highway improvements project, which has an estimated total project cost of $2,887,416.00 of which the estimated local government participation amount is estimated at $115,496.64. Further, that the City Manager, or designee, is authorized to sign all documents and perform all actions required to carry out the obligations of the City under this agreement.   Not available Video Video
22-1384 29. ResolutionsThat the City Council approves a change order in the amount of $305,143.22 to Lesna Construction Inc. for costs associated with project overhead and equipment standby for the Central Business District Phase IV Project, Contract No. 2021-0026. An additional sixty-six (66) working days are allowed for the completion of the work. The new contract sum, including this change order notice and previous change order notices, is $13,217,428.02. The City Manager, or designee, is authorized to execute any documents and contract amendments needed to carry out the intent of this Resolution.   Not available Video Video
22-1378 210. Special AppointmentsThat Joaquin Rodriguez, Transportation Planning Administrator, is appointed as the City’s representative to the Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Transportation Project Advisory Committee; that Yvette Hernandez will remain one of the City’s representative on the Transportation Policy Board; and the Mayor shall sign a letter informing the Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Transportation Project Advisory Committee of the change in City representation.   Not available Video Video
22-1349 211. Board Re-AppointmentsRodolfo A. Barba to the Building and Standards Commission by Representative Cissy Lizarraga, District 8.   Not available Video Video
22-1356 212. Board Re-AppointmentsDanny Padilla to the Greater El Paso Civic, Convention and Tourism Advisory Board by Representative Henry Rivera, District 7.   Not available Video Video
22-1353 213. Board AppointmentsNathan Coleman to the City Accessibility Advisory Committee by Representative Joe Molinar, District 4.   Not available Video Video
22-1355 214. Board AppointmentsJames Pleasant II to the Regional Renewable Energy Advisory Council (RREAC), as a non-voting member, by Nicole Ferrini, Chief Resilience Officer.   Not available Video Video
22-1403 215. Board AppointmentsIsabel Chacon to the Women’s Rights Commission by Representative Isabel Salcido, District 5.   Not available Video Video
22-1365 116. Applications for Tax RefundsTax Refund to WestStar Title, in the amount of $4,065.03 for an overpayment made on July 27, 2022 of 2021 taxes. (Geo. # A462-999-0360-7600). This action would allow us to comply with state law which requires approval by the legislative body of refunds of tax overpayments greater than $2,500.00.   Not available Video Video
22-1407 117. Notice for NotationAccept the donation of $1,000 from Marathon Petroleum for the District 2 Fall Festival hosted in District 2.   Not available Video Video
22-1362 118. Notice for NotationThat the City Council accept the donation of $4000 from ZTEX Construction toward the 3rd annual Halloween Costume Giveaway event that was held on October 13, 2022 at Marty Robbins Community Center in District 6.   Not available Video Video
22-1347 119. Notice of Campaign ContributionsFor notation pursuant to Section 2.92.080 of the City Code, receipt of the following campaign contributions by City Representative Claudia L. Rodriguez, District 6: $2500.00 from Ted Houghton; $2500.00 from Rick Francis; $1000.00 from Josh Hunt, $2500.00 from Raymond Palacios; $915.00 from Revive Medical PLLC; and $100.00 from Phillip T. Laign.   Not available Video Video
22-1406 120. Notice of Campaign ContributionsFor notation pursuant to Section 2.92.080 of the City Code, receipt of campaign contributions of five hundred dollars or greater by Representative Isabel Salcido in the amounts of $1,038.73 by Yajaira Lopez, $519.52 by Juan Uribe, $2,500 by Jose Bernardo Soto, and $2,500 by Gerald and Stanlee Rubin.   Not available Video Video
22-1398 121. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City of El Paso proudly honors and recognizes the Detroit Iron, Street Memories, and Borderland Muscle Car Clubs for their positive contributions and volunteer work in the community of El Paso.   Not available Video Video
22-1409 122. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to recognize Judy Ackerman as she has been a benefit to both El Pasoans and visitors to our city, and recognition by the City is more than merited through her professional and personal contributions.   Not available Video Video
22-1415 123. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the city council recognizes the month of October as Breast Cancer Awareness month.   Not available Video Video
22-1402 124. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to direct the City Manager and City Attorney to impose a moratorium on Article XVII of the City's Municipal Code for residential property owners who have filed an over 65 or persons with disabilities homestead exemption with the El Paso Central Appraisal District; this moratorium will protect a person over 65 years or disabled person from receiving a citation from the City for overgrown weeds at their homestead property; to go into effect immediately and expire on December 31, 2022.   Not available Video Video
22-1404 125. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to direct the City Manager and City Attorney to create an amnesty period for residential property owners who have filed an over 65 or persons with disabilities exemption with the El Paso Central Appraisal District that have received a citation for overgrown weeds in the last 60 days.   Not available Video Video
22-1405 126. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to direct the City Manager and City Attorney to create a permanent moratorium on Article XVII of the City's Municipal Code for residential property owners who have filed an over 65 or persons with disabilities exemption with the El Paso Central Appraisal District from July 15 to September 30 of every year. Calling it the “65 for 65+ Moratorium.” The moratorium will protect a person over 65 years or disabled person from receiving a citation from the City for overgrown weeds at their homestead property during El Paso’s monsoon season.   Not available Video Video
22-1414 127. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to direct the City Manager to outsource companies to help with the weed cleanup efforts across the city.   Not available Video Video
22-1408 128. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a Resolution that declares the expenditure of District 2 discretionary funds in an amount not to exceed $1,600.00 to be used towards a District 2 Fall Festival.   Not available Video Video
22-1410 129. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City Council declares that the expenditure of District 1 discretionary funds in an amount not to exceed $25,000 to improve the Westside Community Dog Park and Lower Tom Lea Dog Park to serve a municipal purpose of enhancing the quality of life through recreational, cultural and educational environments for El Paso residents; and that the City Manager be authorized to effectuate any budget transfer necessary to ensure that the funds are properly expended for such purpose and to execute any related agreements and amendments to such agreements.   Not available Video Video
22-1411 130. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action formalizing the name of the City of El Paso open space preserve to read “Lost Dog Nature Preserve.”   Not available Video Video
22-1413 131. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City Council declares that the expenditure of District 1 discretionary funds in an amount not to exceed $2,500 for sponsorship of the Vanguard conference hosted in our community, to promote visual image of the City of El Paso; and that the City Manager be authorized to effectuate any budget transfer necessary to ensure that the funds are properly expended for such purpose and to execute any related agreements and amendments to such agreements.   Not available Video Video
22-1412 132. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to approve a Resolution that the City Council declares that the expenditure of District 8 discretionary funds, in an amount not to exceed $5,000.00, for the painting of a mural on the basketball court surface at Tula Irrobali Park in collaboration with local muralist Jesus “Cimi” Alvarado, serves the municipal purpose of enhancing the quality of life of the citizens of El Paso through the development of fine arts and cultural properties and by encouraging the integration of art in the architecture of municipal structures; and That the City Attorney be authorized to negotiate and the City Manager be authorized to sign an appropriate contract and contract amendment to ensure that the funds are properly expended for the municipal purpose.   Not available Video Video
22-1363 133. Members of the City CouncilPresentation by Christina I. Paz, Chief Executive Officer of Centro San Vicente, on the services offered to the El Paso community by the Centro San Vicente Clinic.   Not available Video Video
22-1377 134. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and Update on Accomplishments and Capital Project Impacts.   Not available Video Video
22-1364 135. Operational Focus UpdatesStreets and Maintenance Department Facilities Management Update.   Not available Video Video
22-1420 136. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and discussion on Pavement Condition Index (PCI) results. [POSTPONED FROM 10-25-2022]   Not available Video Video
22-1366 137. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and discussion on El Paso Animal Services Medical Operations. [POSTPONED FROM 10-25-2022]   Not available Video Video
22-1359 238. OrdinancesAn Ordinance vacating a 3.81 acre portion of Threadgill Avenue, Ranchito Avenue, Roanoke Avenue, Rutledge Place, and Albany Drive, located within Los Ranchitos Subdivision, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. Applicant: El Paso Water Utilities - Public Service Board, SURW22-00007   Not available Video Video
22-1373 139. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of Lots 1 through 16, Block 36, East El Paso, 3200 and 3230 Durazno Avenue, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from M-1 (Light Manufacturing) to G-MU (General Mixed Use) and approving a master zoning plan. The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code. The proposed rezoning meets the intent of the Future Land Use designation for the property and is in accordance with Plan El Paso, the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Subject Property: 3200 and 3230 Durazno Ave. Applicant: Spaghetti Bowl Properties, LLC, PZRZ22-00025   Not available Video Video
22-995 140. OrdinancesAn 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 se   Not available Video Video
22-1370 141. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsDiscussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Use, Construction, and Donation Agreement with Western Refining Company, LLC for use, construction and donation of improvements at Marina Rios Park. [POSTPONED FROM 10-25-2022]   Not available Video Video
22-1216 142. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of Lots 17 to 20, Block 52, Bassett, 2101 Texas Avenue, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from A-3/SP (Apartment/Special Permit) to C-4 (Commercial). The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code. The proposed rezoning meets the intent of the Future Land Use designation for the property and is in accordance with Plan El Paso, the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Subject Property: 2101 Texas Avenue Applicant: D & H Enrique Properties, LLC., PZRZ22-00020   Not available Video Video
22-1217 143. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting Special Permit No. PZST22-00011, to allow for Infill Development with a reduction in rear yard setback and side street yard setback and 100% parking reduction on the property described as Lots 17 to 20, Block 52, Bassett, 2101 Texas Avenue, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, pursuant to Section 20.10.280 Infill Development and 20.14.070 Parking Reduction of the El Paso City Code. The penalty being as provided in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code. The proposed special permit meets the intent of the Future Land Use designation for the property and is in accordance with Plan El Paso, the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Subject Property: 2101 Texas Avenue Applicant: D & H Enrique Properties, LLC., PZST22-00011   Not available Video Video
22-1225 144. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 4, Kilpatrick Subdivision, 8636 North Loop Drive, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from A-2 (Apartment) to C-3 (Commercial) and imposing a condition. The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code. The proposed rezoning meets the intent of the Future Land Use designation for the property and is in accordance with Plan El Paso, the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Subject Property: 8636 North Loop Drive Applicant: Rojas Pullman Trust, PZRZ22-00018   Not available Video Video
22-1418 145. Other BusinessPresentation, discussion and action by the City Manager’s Office and Office of Emergency Management providing information on key activities, efforts, and processes related to the migrant crisis: 1. That the City Council ratify the increase of contract 2022-0971 Charter Bus Transportation Services for an additional $2,000,000 for a total amount not to exceed $8,000,000.   Not available Video Video
22-1375 146. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution adopting the “El Paso Complete Streets Policy - Mobility Advisory Committee Enabling Policy”.   Not available Video Video
22-1374 147. Other BusinessPresentation, discussion and action on the FY 2021-2022 4th Quarter Financial Report and to authorize the City Manager or his designee to allocate year-end surplus to the Operating and Debt Stabilization Fund.   Not available Video Video
22-1354 148. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on the City of El Paso’s Legislative Agenda for the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video
22-1360 149. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on the Resolution that the City reviewed and approves the issuance of the Unlimited Tax Bonds, Series 2022 by Paseo Del Este Municipal Utility District No. 7 with the acknowledgement that the issuance of such bonds does not constitute debt issuance by the City of El Paso.   Not available Video Video
22-1361 150. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on the Resolution that the City reviewed and approves the issuance of the Unlimited Tax Bonds, Series 2022 by Paseo Del Este Municipal Utility District No. 5 with the acknowledgement that the issuance of such bonds does not constitute debt issuance by the City of El Paso.   Not available Video Video
22-1398 121. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City of El Paso proudly honors and recognizes the Detroit Iron, Street Memories, and Borderland Muscle Car Clubs for their positive contributions and volunteer work in the community of El Paso.   Not available Video Video
22-1354 148. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on the City of El Paso’s Legislative Agenda for the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video
22-1354 148. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on the City of El Paso’s Legislative Agenda for the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video
22-1354 148. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on the City of El Paso’s Legislative Agenda for the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video
22-1354 148. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on the City of El Paso’s Legislative Agenda for the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video
22-1354 148. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on the City of El Paso’s Legislative Agenda for the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video