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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/5/2023 9:00 AM Minutes status: *** DRAFT ***  
Meeting location: COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, 300 N. CAMPBELL AND VIRTUALLY
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Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: 12-05-2023 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes 12-05-2023 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes Meeting Extra1: Not available  
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23-1575 11. MinutesApproval of the minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of November 21, 2023, the Agenda Review Meeting of November 20, 2023, and the Work Session of November 20, 2023.   Not available Video Video
23-136 12. Request to ExcuseREQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS   Not available Video Video
23-1559 13. ResolutionsA Resolution that the City Manager, or designee, be authorized to sign a Lessor’s Approval of Assignment by and between the City of El Paso (“Lessor”), Halloran Family Joint Venture, LLC (“Assignor”), and Hospice of El Paso, Inc. (“Assignee”) for the following described property: A 70,939.069 square foot parcel of land, more or less, being the south half of the easterly 54.00 feet of Lot 4 and also the south half of Lots 5 and 6, Block 10, El Paso International Airport Tracts, Unit 7, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, and municipally known and numbered as 8515 Lockheed Drive, El Paso, Texas.   Not available Video Video
23-1558 14. ResolutionsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 2.3 - Increase public safety operational efficiency. Request that the Managing Director of Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing is authorized to notify EMJ Construction, LLC, that the City is terminating Contract No. 2023-0403 Fire Station 38 pursuant to Section 14, Subsection 7. Liquidated Damages for Failure to Enter into Contract of the Solicitation Documents, that the termination shall be effective as of December 5, 2023, and that the City may take all necessary steps to seek forfeiture of Vendor’s bid bond as liquidated damages.   Not available Video Video
23-1554 15. ResolutionsThat the Solid Waste liens on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved (See Attachment A).   Not available Video Video
23-1564 16. ResolutionsThat the City Manager be authorized to sign the Second Amendment to an Agreement for Professional Services between the City of El Paso and AECOM Technical Services, Inc. for a project known as “Architect and Engineering Services for Traffic Management Center Upgrades” and to amend the Agreement to provide additional protection over confidential technological information.   Not available Video Video
23-1533 17. ResolutionsA Resolution that the Mayor be authorized to sign the Interlocal Agreement between the City of El Paso, Texas and the Village of Vinton, Texas for a period of September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2023, for the provision of public health and environmental services by the City of El Paso. The Village of Vinton shall pay the City of El Paso an annual amount not to exceed Eighteen Thousand Seven Hundred Sixty-Five Dollars and 00/100 ($18,765.00).   Not available Video Video
23-1541 18. ResolutionsA Resolution that the Mayor be authorized to sign the Interlocal Agreement between the City of El Paso, Texas and the City of San Elizario, Texas for a period of September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2023, for the provision of public health and environmental services by the City of El Paso. The City of San Elizario shall pay the City of El Paso an annual amount not to exceed Ninety-Two Thousand Seventy-Four Dollars and 00/100 ($92,074.00).   Not available Video Video
23-1555 19. ResolutionsA Resolution that the Mayor be authorized to sign the Interlocal Agreement between the City of El Paso, Texas and the Town of Horizon City, Texas for a period of September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2023, for the provision of public health and environmental services by the City of El Paso. The Town of Horizon City shall pay the City of El Paso an annual amount not to exceed One Hundred Seventy-Four Thousand Four Hundred Sixty-Seven Dollars and 00/100 ($174,467.00).   Not available Video Video
23-1567 110. ResolutionsA Resolution that the Mayor be authorized to sign an Interlocal Agreement between the City of El Paso, Texas and the Town of Clint, Texas for a period of September 1, 2021 through August 31, 2022 for the provision of public health and environmental services by the City of El Paso, for which the Town of Clint shall pay the City of El Paso an annual amount of Nine Thousand Eight Hundred Twenty-Five Dollars and 00/100 ($9,825.00).   Not available Video Video
23-1570 111. ResolutionsA Resolution that the Mayor be authorized to sign an Interlocal Agreement between the City of El Paso, Texas and the Town of Clint, Texas for a period of September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2023, for the provision of public health and environmental services by the City of El Paso. The Town of Clint shall pay the City of El Paso an annual amount not to exceed Nine Thousand Eight Hundred Seventy-Seven Dollars and 00/100 ($9,877.00).   Not available Video Video
23-1610 112. Board Re-AppointmentsJohn J. Bryan II to the Building and Standards Commission by Representative Cassandra Hernandez, District 3.   Not available Video Video
23-1593 113. Board Re-AppointmentsRicardo Bustamante to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board by Representative Chris Canales, District 8.   Not available Not available
23-1595 114. Board Re-AppointmentsBrian Kanof to the Veteran's Affairs Advisory Committee by Representative Brian Kennedy, District 1.   Not available Video Video
23-1609 115. Board AppointmentsIsaac Rodriguez to the Capital Improvements Advisory Committee by Representative Cassandra Hernandez, District 3.   Not available Video Video
23-1594 116. Board AppointmentsIleene Mendoza to the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee by Representative Brian Kennedy, District 1.   Not available Video Video
23-1542 117. Members of the City CouncilPresentation and discussion by the El Paso Police Department on a strategic public safety plan to address incidents in and around the entertainment venues and house parties. [POSTPONED FROM 11-21-2023]   Not available Video Video
23-1608 118. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action that the City Council declares that the expenditure of District 2 discretionary funds, in an amount not to exceed $2,700.00, for holiday meals and celebrations at Memorial Senior Center, Wellington Chew Senior Center, Grandview Senior Center, Hilos de Plata Senior Center, and San Juan Senior Center serves the municipal purpose of enhancing the quality of life of the citizens of El Paso through entertainment to citizens in El Paso, and by fostering community pride and encouraging civic engagement.   Not available Video Video
23-1568 119. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and discussion on the Buy El Paso Rewards Program, providing an overview and update on the program, including the program’s purpose, highlighting its benefits, and guiding the community on how to actively participate in the program to support our vibrant local small business community.   Not available Video Video
23-1597 120. Other BusinessPresentation and discussion on the sale process for 19 City-owned properties located in the Union Plaza area of Downtown El Paso, bounded by W. Overland Ave. to the north, S. Santa Fe St. to the east, E. Paisano Dr. to the south, and Alley B to the west.   Not available Video Video
23-1565 321. OrdinancesAn Ordinance vacating a portion of City right-of-way located on the property described as Portion of Tract 18-A, Block 4, Upper Valley. City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. Subject Property: 5000 Country Club Place. Applicant: El Paso Country Club, SURW23-00002   Not available Video Video
23-1606 222. OrdinancesAn Ordinance vacating a 0.948 acre portion of Randolph Street and Blacker Avenue Right-Of-Way, located within Alexander Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas Subject Property: Randolph Street and Blacker Avenue Applicants: University of Texas at El Paso SURW23-00013   Not available Video Video
23-1571 323. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 2 (Administration and Personnel), Chapter 2.92 (Ethics), to amend the following: Section 2.92.020 (Definitions) Subsection (10) to update the definition of “Contribution”; Section 2.92.080 (Disclosure of Campaign Contributions) to require additional disclosures regarding contributions or donations from individuals or business entities receiving a benefit from a vote of City Council; Sections 2.92.120 (Jurisdiction), Subsection 2.92.130(A)(5) (Duties) and Subsection 2.92.160(B) (Filing a Complaint) to include Commission jurisdiction over and process for complaints regarding candidates, political committees and individuals or business entities obligated under Section 2.92.080; Section 2.92.160(C) (Filing a Complaint), to clarify process for complaints regarding the Chief Internal Auditor; Section 2.92.170(A) (Complaint Review) to amend the time period for response to an Ethics Complaint; and Section 2.92.200 (Disposition) to include a fine of up to $500 as a possible sanction for violation of the Ethics Code.   Not available Video Video
23-1563 124. OrdinancesDiscussion and action on an Emergency Ordinance extending Emergency Ordinance No. 019333 authorizing the City Manager to assign personnel and resources to assist in addressing the humanitarian and public safety crisis resulting from a mass migration through El Paso.   Not available Video Video
23-1561 425. OrdinancesDiscussion and action on an Emergency Ordinance extending Emergency Ordinance No. 019485 due to a humanitarian, security, and economic crisis resulting from a mass migration through El Paso.   Not available Video Video
23-1457 126. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning for the property described as Tract 3, Section 3, and Tract 1, Section 4, Block 80, Township 1, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from M-2/C (Heavy Manufacturing/Conditions) 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: 7000 Stan Roberts Applicant: City of El Paso, PZRZ23-00038   Not available Video Video
23-1458 127. OrdinancesAn Ordinance releasing all conditions placed on property by Ordinance No. 19274 which changed the zoning of Tract 3, Section 3 and Tract 1, Section 4, Block 80, Township 1, Texas & Pacific Railway Company Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code. The proposed condition release 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: 7000 Stan Roberts Applicant: City of El Paso, PZCR23-00005   Not available Video Video
23-1498 128. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.041 (Schedule IV A-Parking Prohibited during certain hours- school days only, subsection B: No Parking, 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday, School Days Only), to add Items 4. 2600 Tierra Cadiz Ct. from John Hayes St. to Tierra Murcia St.   Not available Video Video
23-1516 129. OrdinancesAn Ordinance to amend Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.200 (Schedule XVII - restrictions on Parking in Residential Districts) of the City Code, TO ADD under Subsection N (No Parking, 7:00am to 5:00pm, school days only) TO ADD ITEM 17. Tierra Murcia Street between Tierra Bilbao Drive and Charles Foster Avenue, both sides; to ADD ITEM 18. Petralia Avenue between Tierra Murcia Street and Wilhoit Place, both sides; TO ADD ITEM 19. Tierra Oviedo Avenue between Tierra Murcia Street and Wilhoit Place, both sides; TO ADD ITEM 20. Wilhoit Place between Ciambriello Avenue and Petralia Avenue, west side only; TO ADD ITEM 21. Tierra Gijon Place between Tierra Bilbao Drive and Ciambriello Avenue, west side only; TO ADD ITEM 22. Tierra Malaga Place between Tierra Bilbao Drive and Ciambriello Avenue, both sides; TO ADD ITEM 23. Tierra Bilbao Drive between Tierra Murcia Street and Tierra Gijon Place, both sides; TO ADD ITEM 24. Ciambriello Avenue between Tierra Murcia Street and Tierra Gijon Place, both sides; TO ADD ITEM 25. Ciambriello Avenue between Wilhoi   Not available Video Video
23-1611 130. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a contract of sale with Wurldwide LLC, a Delaware limited liability company for the sale of approximately 1,039 acres of property situated in Section 3, Block 80, Township 1, Texas and Pacific Railroad Survey, Abstract No. 2381 and Section 4, Block 80, Township 1, Texas and Pacific Railroad Survey, Abstract No. 9862, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas further being portions of tracts of land described in deeds to City of El Paso recorded in Volume 1176, Page 504, and Volume 1186, Page 178, Deed Records, El Paso County, Texas; Known As Tax Parcels 78427 And 13470.   Not available Video Video
23-1566 131. Other BusinessDiscussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Tax Abatement Agreement (“Agreement”) by and between the City of El Paso, Texas (“City”) and Wurldwide, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Company”) in support of the construction, in one or more phases which may extend over a period of years, one or more data center(s) and certain accessory uses on approximately 1,039 acres of land on the northside of Stan Roberts Sr. Avenue, west of U.S. Highway 54 within the City of El Paso, Texas (the “Project”). Subject to the terms and conditions of the Agreement and provided that Company expends or causes to expend a minimum of $800,000,000.00 in construction and personal equipment costs for the Project (“Initial Investment”), City agrees to provide Company with annual property tax abatements in an amount equal to 80 percent of the aggregate property tax revenue attributable to the Initial Investment over a 10-year period beginning the calendar year following the year in which the Company provides documentation to the City that it has met its Initial Investment requir   Not available Video Video
23-1569 132. Other BusinessDiscussion and action that the City Council approves the allocation of funds from the Texas Economic Development Incentive Program to fund the intersection improvements at Stan Roberts and US-54 to support and facilitate development of the approximate 1,039 acres of land on the north side of Stan Roberts Sr. Avenue, west of U.S. Highway 54 within the City of El Paso, Texas in connection with the development contemplated in the Chapter 380 Economic Development Program Agreement entered into between the City of El Paso and Wurldwide LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, in the estimated amount of $5,000,000.00; and that the City Manager, or designee, be authorized to effectuate any budget transfers and associated agreements in order to effectuate the intent of this Resolution.   Not available Video Video
23-1524 233. Other BusinessDiscussion and action that the City Manager, or designee, be authorized to effectuate the listed budget transfers, attached to the Resolution as Exhibit A, for the El Paso International Airport as necessary to execute the approved Capital Improvement Plan in FY 2024. [POSTPONED FROM 11-21-2023]   Not available Video Video