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Meeting Name: City Council Work Session Agenda status: *** REVISED ***
Meeting date/time: 3/29/2021 3:35 PM Minutes status: *** DRAFT ***  
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Teleconference phone number 1-915-213-4096 Toll free number: 1-833-664-9267 Conference ID: 397-970-091#
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21-369 11. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and discussion by the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Cross-Functional Team providing information on key activities, efforts, and processes. 1. Overview (Tommy Gonzalez) 2. CFT Operations (Chief Mario D’Agostino) a) Quality of Life (QoL) Reopenings Update (Tracey Jerome) 3. City Attorney Overview (Karla Nieman) a) State Disaster Declarations b) Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-34 c) City Attorney's Office COVID-19 Support d) Legal Monitoring e) Courts Update f) City Attorney’s Office Significant Legal Support During COVID-19 4. Team Lead Reports: 1. Health Focus (Hector Ocaranza, M.D.) 2. Vaccination Update (Angela Mora) 3. Community Vulnerabilities and Human Services (Nicole Ferrini) a) Rental Assistance: Tracy Yellen, Paso Del Norte Community Foundation b) Utility Assistance: Andrea Ramirez, Amistad c) Community Resilience Center: Deborah Zuloaga, United Way of El Paso 5. City Manager Wrap Up (Tommy Gonzalez)   Not available Not available
21-370 12. Operational Focus UpdatesDiscussion and action on an Emergency Ordinance re-enacting Emergency Ordinance No. 019035 extending a Disaster Declaration due to a Public Health Emergency.   Not available Video Video
21-371 13. Operational Focus UpdatesDiscussion and action on an Emergency Ordinance re-enacting and amending Emergency Ordinance No. 019036, as re-enacted, restated and amended by Emergency Ordinance No. 019151; penalty as provided in Section 8.   Not available Video Video
21-372 14. Operational Focus UpdatesDiscussion and action on an Emergency Ordinance re-enacting Emergency Ordinance No. 019091, as amended by Emergency Ordinance No. 019119; Penalty as provided in Section 6.   Not available Video Video
21-344 15. Operational Focus UpdatesFor Notation Only: Formal Report of the Financial Oversight and Audit Committee meeting held on March 9, 2021. 1. Selection of the FOAC Chairperson. Representative Henry Rivera was elected unanimously by the Committee. 2. Discussion and action on 2020 External Financial and Grants Audits. · Motion made by Representative Hernandez, seconded by Representative Lizarraga and approved by Representative Rivera, Representative Hernandez, Representative Lizarraga and Representative Salcido to approve the audit results for presentation to full City Council. 3. Discussion and action on Audit Plan Updates. · Motion made by Representative Hernandez, seconded by Representative Lizarraga and approved by Representative Rivera, Representative Hernandez and Representative Lizarraga to accept the 1st Quarter Update. 4. Discussion on Client Surveys.   Not available Video Video
21-355 16. Operational Focus UpdatesDiscussion, action and update regarding the City of El Paso’s State Legislative Agenda for the 87th Texas Legislative Session and other State legislative matters.   Not available Video Video
21-343 17. Operational Focus UpdatesDiscussion and action regarding the 87th Legislature Regular Session - Texas HB2592: Allows a municipality in El Paso County to contract with the County for law enforcement services and abolish its police department.   Not available Video Video
21-343 17. Operational Focus UpdatesDiscussion and action regarding the 87th Legislature Regular Session - Texas HB2592: Allows a municipality in El Paso County to contract with the County for law enforcement services and abolish its police department.   Not available Video Video
21-364 18. Operational Focus UpdatesDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager is directed to identify eligible federal appropriations and surface transportation project and programmatic/policy requests that fall within one of the eleven identified priority areas, further the City’s mission and vision, align with the City’s strategic goals, and where possible, advance the City’s 25 by 2025 visionary initiatives, as further outlined in Exhibit “A” (“Federal Funding and Programmatic/Policy Priorities”) attached to the Resolution; that the City Manager is directed to communicate and authorized to submit the projects and programmatic/policy requests and the impact of those projects and programmatic/policy requests on El Paso residents to the City’s federal delegation for consideration through the federal appropriations and surface transportation advancement legislation processes; and that this Resolution shall take effect immediately from and after its passage, and it is accordingly so resolved.   Not available Video Video
21-364 18. Operational Focus UpdatesDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager is directed to identify eligible federal appropriations and surface transportation project and programmatic/policy requests that fall within one of the eleven identified priority areas, further the City’s mission and vision, align with the City’s strategic goals, and where possible, advance the City’s 25 by 2025 visionary initiatives, as further outlined in Exhibit “A” (“Federal Funding and Programmatic/Policy Priorities”) attached to the Resolution; that the City Manager is directed to communicate and authorized to submit the projects and programmatic/policy requests and the impact of those projects and programmatic/policy requests on El Paso residents to the City’s federal delegation for consideration through the federal appropriations and surface transportation advancement legislation processes; and that this Resolution shall take effect immediately from and after its passage, and it is accordingly so resolved.   Not available Video Video
21-366 19. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and update on the City of El Paso’s efforts related to power generation resources and the promotion of increased energy efficiency and renewable energy generation and industry development within the region.   Not available Video Video
21-366 19. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and update on the City of El Paso’s efforts related to power generation resources and the promotion of increased energy efficiency and renewable energy generation and industry development within the region.   Not available Video Video
21-366 19. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and update on the City of El Paso’s efforts related to power generation resources and the promotion of increased energy efficiency and renewable energy generation and industry development within the region.   Not available Video Video
21-366 19. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and update on the City of El Paso’s efforts related to power generation resources and the promotion of increased energy efficiency and renewable energy generation and industry development within the region.   Not available Video Video
21-366 19. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and update on the City of El Paso’s efforts related to power generation resources and the promotion of increased energy efficiency and renewable energy generation and industry development within the region.   Not available Video Video
21-373 110. Operational Focus UpdatesSafe and Secure Cities Cross Functional Team: 128th Academy Pre-Service Training Update.   Not available Video Video
21-378 111. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and discussion by Emergence Health Network on their annual report on status of activities, response to the COVID-19 pandemic, collaboration and expansion of partnerships with local entities.   Not available Video Video
21-374 1EX1. Executive SessionFuture regulatory options for Newman 6 (551.071)   Not available Video Video
21-376 1EX6. Executive SessionStatus of facilities use agreement with the County of El Paso. (551.071, 551.072)   Not available Video Video
21-355 16. Operational Focus UpdatesDiscussion, action and update regarding the City of El Paso’s State Legislative Agenda for the 87th Texas Legislative Session and other State legislative matters.   Not available Video Video
21-355 16. Operational Focus UpdatesDiscussion, action and update regarding the City of El Paso’s State Legislative Agenda for the 87th Texas Legislative Session and other State legislative matters.   Not available Video Video
21-355 16. Operational Focus UpdatesDiscussion, action and update regarding the City of El Paso’s State Legislative Agenda for the 87th Texas Legislative Session and other State legislative matters.   Not available Video Video