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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/21/2024 9:00 AM Minutes status: *** DRAFT ***  
Meeting location: COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, 300 N. CAMPBELL AND VIRTUALLY
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: 05-21-2024 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes 05-21-2024 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes Meeting Extra1: Not available  
Agenda packet: Agenda Packet Agenda Packet
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24-699 11. MinutesApproval of the Minutes of the Agenda Review Meeting and the Work Session of May 6, 2024.   Not available Video Video
24-56 12. Request to ExcuseREQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS   Not available Video Video
24-675 23. ResolutionsThat the Mayor be authorized to exercise the option to renew the term of the Interlocal Agreement between the City of El Paso (“City”) and the El Paso County Hospital District d/b/a University Medical Center (“UMC”) for the City to provide certain personnel and routine ambulance vehicle maintenance services for UMC’s Mobile Stroke Unit in exchange for UMC paying the City an amount not to exceed $130,000.00 annually for the City’s staffing services and separate amount not to exceed $7,200.00 annually for the City’s routine ambulance vehicle maintenance services, for the second one (1) year term of the three one (1) year renewal options.   Not available Video Video
24-662 14. ResolutionsThat the Solid Waste liens on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved (See Attachment A).   Not available Video Video
24-661 15. ResolutionsThat the closure of rights-of-way within the City of El Paso for the Sal y Limon 2024 from 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2024, to 6:00 a.m. on Sunday June 2, 2024, serves a public purpose of providing cultural and recreational activities for the residents and visitors of the City of El Paso, in accordance with 43 TAC, Section 22.12, the City Manager be authorized to sign an Agreement for the Temporary Closure of State Right of Way (Form TEA 30A) by and between the City of El Paso and the State of Texas, acting by and through the Texas Department of Transportation, for the temporary closure and use of State owned and operated street(s) in excess of four hours for portions of Mesa Street between Texas Ave. and Franklin Ave. upon the issuance of required permits from the City of El Paso and substantial conformity to the finalized TEA 30 agreement between the City of El Paso and State of Texas Department of Transportation. (CSEV24-00021)   Not available Video Video
24-690 16. ResolutionsA Resolution to authorize the City Manager to sign an Advance Funding Agreement Amendment #3 by and between the Texas Department of Transportation, for the Sean Haggerty Drive Extension project, for the design of a four-lane bridge with pedestrian facilities from Nathan Bay Drive to Dyer Street, in order to amend the budget by updating the type of Federal and State funds that are being expended. This Amendment #3 does not change the total estimated cost of the Project and does not change the estimated local government participation amount of $1,832,997.00 plus any cost overruns.   Not available Video Video
24-660 17. ResolutionsA Resolution that the Mayor be authorized to sign an Intergovernmental Support Agreement (“IGSA”) between the City of El Paso and the United States to provide animal control services by and through its Department of Animal Services to Fort Bliss in the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas.   Not available Video Video
24-704 18. ResolutionsThat the City Manager, or designee, be authorized to sign the second amendment to the Consulting Services Agreement between the City of El Paso and AECOM Technical Services Inc. for the provision of consulting services for the development of the Climate Action Plan (CAP) for an amount of $137,024 to cover activities related to the Climate Fellowship program and outreach.   Not available Video Video
24-713 19. Board AppointmentsTod Grice to the Open Space Advisory Board by Representative Isabel Salcido, District 5.   Not available Video Video
24-714 110. Board AppointmentsAndrea Uribe to the Building and Standards Commission by Representative Isabel Salcido, District 5.   Not available Video Video
24-721 111. Board AppointmentsVanessa Tena to the Museums and Cultural Affairs Advisory Board by Representative Isabel Salcido, District 5.   Not available Video Video
24-718 112. Board AppointmentsAppointment of Miguel (Mike) Rosales to the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee by Representative Henry Rivera, District 7.   Not available Video Video
24-723 113. Board AppointmentsTerry M. Breaux to the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee by Representative Joe Molinar, District 4.   Not available Video Video
24-677 114. Applications for Tax RefundsA refund to Melissa Epperson, in the amount of $3,100.36 for an overpayment made on January 20, 2024 of 2023 taxes, Geo. # N425-999-0180-1700. 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
24-691 115. Notice for NotationFor notation only, the P-Card Transactions for the period of March 21, 2024 - April 20, 2024 for Mayor, City Council Representatives, City Attorney’s Office, City Manager’s Office and staff.   Not available Video Video
24-705 116. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to approve a Resolution recognizing the Riverside High School Boys Soccer Team for reaching the regional final, known as the Elite Eight.   Not available Video Video
24-728 117. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to approve a Resolution recognizing The El Paso Football Officials Camp.   Not available Video Video
24-719 118. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to approve a Resolution that City Council accepts the recommendation from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and hereby approves the naming of the Multipurpose Recreation Center, located at 9031 Viscount Blvd, within the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, as “ Michelle T. Adjemian Recreation Center”.   Not available Video Video
24-692 119. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation of the Sociable City Assessment Action Plan by the Responsible Hospitality Institute (RHI) with the Code Enforcement Bureau, and the El Paso Police Department. The Sociable City Assessment Action Plan is a summary that includes a review of the current noise ordinance, public and venue safety, social venues, mobility, and quality of life. RHI will present the summary action plan and provide City Council with recommendations.   Not available Video Video
24-606 120. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and discussion on El Paso Animal Services Medical Operations. [POSTPONED FROM 05-07-2024]   Not available Video Video
24-693 121. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a contract of sale with Notes Live Inc, a Colorado corporation, for the sale of approximately 17 acres of property located at the Northeast corner of Cohen Avenue and Gateway Boulevard North, El Paso, TX 79924, legally described as a portion of Block 7, Castner Range Subdivision No. 1, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. [POSTPONED FROM 06-04-2024]   Not available Video Video
24-693 121. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a contract of sale with Notes Live Inc, a Colorado corporation, for the sale of approximately 17 acres of property located at the Northeast corner of Cohen Avenue and Gateway Boulevard North, El Paso, TX 79924, legally described as a portion of Block 7, Castner Range Subdivision No. 1, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. [POSTPONED FROM 06-04-2024]   Not available Video Video
24-694 122. OrdinancesAn Ordinance approving amendment number three to the Final Project and Financing Plan for Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Eleven, City of El Paso, Texas; making various findings related to such Plan; providing for severability; and providing an effective date. [POSTPONED FROM 06-04-2024]   Not available Video Video
24-685 123. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of a 17.444 acre Tract of land situated in the O.A. Danielson Survey, Number 316, being a portion of that certain 32.412-acre Tract, and 4.806 acre Tract of land situated in Ysleta Grant Block 56, being a portion of Tract 8 and 9, of said Block 56, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-F (Ranch and Farm) and R-3 (Residential) to C-4 (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: Gateway East and Southeast of Americas Applicant: David Ballard, PZRZ23-00041   Not available Video Video
24-686 124. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of all of Tracts 90-A, 92, and 93, S.A. & M.G. Railroad Survey #267, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-4 (Residential) to C-3 (Commercial), and imposing conditions. 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: North of Thorn and West of Doniphan Applicant: Martha M. Santana, PZRZ24-00003 [POSTPONED FROM 06-11/2024]   Not available Video Video
24-669 125. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsDiscussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign an Agreement for Professional Services by and between the City of El Paso and Consor Engineers, LLC, a Florida, USA, Foreign Limited Liability Company authorized to transact business in Texas, for a project known as “ENGINEERING AND DESIGN SERVICES FOR THE RESLER BOULEVARD EXTENSION PROJECT” for an amount not to exceed $1,008,393.48; and that the City Engineer is authorized to approve additional Basic Services and Reimbursables for an amount not to exceed $50,000.00 and to approve Additional Services for an amount not to exceed $50,000.00 if such services are necessary for the proper execution of the project and that the increased amounts are within the appropriate budgets of the project for a total amount of $1,108,393.48; and that the City Manager be authorized to establish the funding sources and make any necessary budget transfers and execute any and all documents necessary for the execution of the Agreement.   Not available Video Video
24-674 126. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsDiscussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign an Agreement for professional services by and between the City of El Paso and Consor Engineers, LLC., a Florida, USA, Foreign Limited Liability Company authorized to transact business in Texas, for a project known as “Northeast Advanced Manufacturing Development Phase 1 Design-Build Owner's Representative Bridging Documents” for an amount not to exceed $1,023,724.11; and that the City Engineer is authorized to approve additional Basic Services and Reimbursables for an amount not to exceed $50,000.00 and to approve Additional Services for an amount not to exceed $50,000.00 if such services are necessary for the proper execution of the project and that the increased amounts are within the appropriate budgets of the project for a total amount of $1,123,724.11; and that the City Manager be authorized to establish the funding sources and make any necessary budget transfers and execute any and all documents necessary for the execution of the Agreement.   Not available Video Video
24-542 127. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting Special Permit No. PZST23-00012, to allow for infill development with reductions to minimum lot area and minimum average lot width on the property described as Lot 42, Block 20, Sun Valley Addition Section Three, 5204 Sun Valley Drive, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, pursuant to section 20.10.280 Infill Development of the El Paso City Code. The penalty being as provided for 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: 5204 Sun Valley Dr. Applicant: Goal Development Group, PZST23-00012   Not available Video Video
24-657 128. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 5 (Business License and Permit Regulations), Chapter 5.03 (Amplified Sound Permit), Section 5.03.010 (Compliance Required) to remove the Downtown Management District exemption and Section 5.03.020 (Definitions) to amend the definition of residential property of the El Paso City Code; the penalty as provided in 5.03.130 of the El Paso City Code.   Not available Video Video
24-616 129. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute a quitclaim (tax resale) deed conveying all right, title and interest in real property described as The North 140 ft. of Lot 7, Block 4, Buena Vista Addition, El Paso County, Texas, to the City of El Paso (“City”), in accordance with Section 34.05(h) of the Tax Code. Offer originated from The El Paso Municipal Drainage Utility, by and through El Paso Water Utilities Public Service Board, a component unit of the City of El Paso, a Texas municipal corporation (“EPWater”). [POSTPONED FROM 05-21-2024 AND 06-04-2024]   Not available Video Video
24-617 130. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute a quitclaim (tax resale) deed conveying all right, title and interest in real property described as Tract 2-P-2-B, Block 6, Ascarate Grant, El Paso County, Texas, as described in Volume 2948, Page 1719, Official Records of El Paso County, Texas, to the City of El Paso (“City”), in accordance with Section 34.05(h) of the Tax Code. Offer originated from The El Paso Municipal Drainage Utility, by and through El Paso Water Utilities Public Service Board, a component unit of the City of El Paso, a Texas municipal corporation (“EPWater”). [POSTPONED FROM 05-21-2024 AND 06-04-2024]   Not available Video Video
24-676 231. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the submission of an application to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Local Government Energy Program: Communities Sparking Investment in Transformative Energy (C-SITE) requesting funds in the amount of $3,000,000.00, with a 5% match of $160,000.00 from the City, for the Paso del Norte Port of Entry Microgrid Project; and authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to make any budget transfer necessary in regards to the City’s matching project funds in the amount of $160,000.00 from the International Bridges Department P3 Fund in order to effectuate the Paso del Norte Port of Entry Microgrid Project; authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to sign any documents necessary for the proper submission of said application; authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to sign any documents necessary to accept a grant resulting from said application, after consultation with the City Attorney’s Office; and authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to sign any documents related to a grant resulting from the application, including, but not li   Not available Video Video
24-679 232. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the submission of an application to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Ports Program: Climate and Air Quality Planning Competition requesting funds in the amount of $3,000,000.00, with no match required from the City, for the Ysleta International Port of Entry and Santa Fe Railyard Project Development Study; and authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to sign any documents necessary for the proper submission of said application; authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to sign any documents necessary to accept a grant resulting from said application, after consultation with the City Attorney’s Office; and authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to sign any documents related to a grant resulting from the application, including, but not limited to, revisions to the project scope, revisions that increase, decrease or de-obligate program funds, revisions to the operation plan, and documents to reject, amend, correct, and/or terminate the grant; and to explore funding sources and partnerships that leverage the str   Not available Video Video
24-689 133. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the Mayor to sign an Interlocal Agreement between the City of El Paso (“City”) and the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (“TxDMV”) described as the Scofflaw Services Contract to allow the Municipal Court to transmit vehicle information regarding outstanding arrest warrants to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles for statewide flagging and holds.   Not available Video Video
24-668 234. Other BusinessPresentation, discussion and action on the City of El Paso's legislative agenda for the 89th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video
24-706 235. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the submission of an application to the U.S. Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Competition requesting funds in the amount of $22,809,600.00, with a $2,138,400.00 (7.5%) match required from the City, for the Zaragoza Rail Grade Separation Project; and authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to sign any documents necessary for the proper submission of said application; authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to sign any documents necessary to accept a grant resulting from said application, after consultation with the City Attorney’s Office; and authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to sign any documents related to a grant resulting from the application, including, but not limited to, revisions to the project scope, revisions that increase, decrease or de-obligate program funds, revisions to the operation plan, and documents to reject, amend, correct, and/or terminate the grant; and to explore funding sources and partnerships that leverage the strength of sa   Not available Video Video
24-542 127. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting Special Permit No. PZST23-00012, to allow for infill development with reductions to minimum lot area and minimum average lot width on the property described as Lot 42, Block 20, Sun Valley Addition Section Three, 5204 Sun Valley Drive, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, pursuant to section 20.10.280 Infill Development of the El Paso City Code. The penalty being as provided for 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: 5204 Sun Valley Dr. Applicant: Goal Development Group, PZST23-00012   Not available Video Video