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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/25/2021 9:00 AM Minutes status: *** DRAFT ***  
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21-560 11. MinutesApproval of Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of May 11, 2021, the Agenda Review Meeting of May 10, 2021, the Work Session of May 10, 2021, and the Work Session of November 09, 2020.   Not available Not available
21-572 13. ResolutionsThat the City Manager be authorized to sign a First Amendment to the Temporary Land Use Lease by and between the City of El Paso ("Lessor") and BT-OH, LLC d/b/a United Parcel Service Co. ("Lessee") regarding the following described property: A portion of Lot 9, Block 3, Butterfield Trail Industrial Park, Unit Three, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas (approximately 234,840.30 SQ FT), municipally known and numbered as 25 Founders Blvd., El Paso, Texas. With a term beginning on September 15, 2020 ("Effective Date"), and ending on April 30, 2022 for a monthly fee of $4,696.81.   Not available Not available
21-577 14. ResolutionsThis Resolution is to authorize the City Manager to sign a General Aviation Lease between the City of El Paso ("Lessor") and Far West Texas & Southern New Mexico Trauma Regional Advisory Council ("Lessee") for the use of a 9,500 square foot hanger located on a portion of Lot 2A, Block 4, El Paso International Tracts, Unit 10 City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas municipally known and numbered as 1820 American Drive, El Paso, Texas. The lease effective date is June 1, 2021. The term is three (3) months with three (3) additional terms of 3 (three) months. The site is 9,500 square feet at $3.1579 per square foot and the monthly rate is $2,500 per month. The lease agreement expires August 31, 2021 with option to extend.   Not available Not available
21-584 15. ResolutionsThat the City Manager be authorized to execute an Amendment to the Empowerment Zone Revolving Loan Fund Program Loan Agreement by and among the City of El Paso and Cesar Scott, LLC., to allow notice to be given to 3rd parties in support of a New Market Tax Credit transaction.   Not available Not available
21-580 16. ResolutionsThat the Mayor be authorized to sign an Interlocal Agreement by and between the City of El Paso (“City”) and our Communities of Excellence partner, 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 $100,000.00 annually for the City’s staffing services and a separate amount not to exceed $7,200.00 annually for the City’s routine ambulance vehicle maintenance services, for an initial term of two (2) years beginning on June 1, 2021, subject to three one (1) year renewals.   Not available Not available
21-561 17. ResolutionsThat the Solid Waste/Demolition liens on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved. (See Attachment A)   Not available Not available
21-575 18. ResolutionsThat the Board and Secure liens on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved. (See Attachment B)   Not available Not available
21-523 19. ResolutionsThat the Mayor is authorized to execute an Interlocal Agreement (“Interlocal”) between the City of El Paso (“City) and the University of Texas at El Paso (“University”) for the bailment of City equipment to the University. The University will use the equipment for its continued assessment of the health of the University and the El Paso community; for activities designed to detect and mitigate COVID-19; and for the development of related research. Pursuant to the Interlocal, the parties agree that the division of costs and obligations fairly compensates each party and that neither party shall be responsible for monetary payment to the other.   Not available Not available
21-594 110. Board Re-AppointmentsFabiola Campos-Lopez to the Community Development Steering Committee by Representative Henry Rivera, District 7.   Not available Not available
21-597 111. Board AppointmentsCecilia Ochoa Levine to the Committee on Border Relations by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Not available
21-604 112. Board AppointmentsIsela Castañon-Williams to the Committee on Border Relations by Representative Henry Rivera, District 7.   Not available Not available
21-554 113. Board AppointmentsAnibal Olague to the Building and Standards Commission by Representative Peter Svarzbein, District 1.   Not available Not available
21-600 114. Board AppointmentsCharles Mais to the Historic Landmark Commission by Representative Isabel Salcido, District 5.   Not available Not available
21-581 115. Board AppointmentsDarby S. Winters to the Museums and Cultural Affairs Advisory Board by Representative Claudia L. Rodriguez, District 6.   Not available Not available
21-598 116. Board AppointmentsBarbara Yancy-Tooks as a Regular Member to the Fair Housing Task Force by Representative Joe Molinar, District 4.   Not available Not available
21-599 117. Board AppointmentsRaul M. Arizpe as a Regular Member to the Fair Housing Task Force by Representative Isabel Salcido, District 5.   Not available Not available
21-567 118. Applications for Tax RefundsThat the tax refunds listed on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved. 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. (See Attachment C)   Not available Not available
21-602 119. Notice of Campaign ContributionsFor notation pursuant to Section 2.92.110 of the City Code: receipt of campaign contributions by Representative Peter Svarzbein in the amount of $1000.00 from Adam Frank; $2500.00 from Gerald Rubin; $2500.00 from Richard Aguilar; $500.00 from James Scherr.   Not available Not available
21-603 120. Notice of Campaign ContributionsFor notation pursuant to Section 2.92.110 of the City Code, receipt of campaign contributions of five hundred dollars or greater by Representative Cissy Lizarraga in the amounts of $515.24 from Suzanne Dipp; $2,500.00 from Woody L. Hunt and Gayle G. Hunt; and $1,000.00 from Adam Frank.   Not available Not available
21-583 121. Operational Focus UpdatesComprehensive update on the status of the Public Safety Bond Program.   Not available Video Video
21-564 122. Operational Focus UpdatesBudget Update.   Not available Video Video
21-585 123. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and discussion providing a report from the following Goal Team: 1. Vision Block: Exceptional Recreational, Cultural and Educational Opportunities a. Goal 4 (Quality of Life) Managing Director, Ben Fyffe, (915) 212-1766   Not available Video Video
21-568 124. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the conveyance of real property owned by the City of El Paso to the State of Texas, acting by and through the Texas Transportation Commission, for the purchase price of $2,680,182. Such real property legally described as a 6.6348 acres (289,013 SQ. FT.} parcel of land located in the T.&P.R.R. Co. Survey, Township No. 2, Block No. 80, Section No. 35, Abstract No. 2418, El Paso County, Texas, being a Portion of Lot 2, Block 2, Butterfield Trail Aviation Park, Unit Two, A Subdivision recorded in Volume 78, Page 87 and 87A, of the Plat Records of El Paso County, Texas (P.R.E.P.C.TX.), Described in a deed from the United States of America to the City of El Paso, recorded in Volume 407, Page 601, and in Volume 1348, Page 146, of the Deed Records of El Paso County, Texas (D.R.E.P.C.TX.).   Not available Video Video
21-570 125. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the conveyance of real property owned by the City of El Paso to the State of Texas, acting by and through the Texas Transportation Commission, for the purchase price of $3,893,309. Such real property legally described as parcel of land containing 10.452 acres situated in Section No. 34, Abstract No. 3746, (C.M. Newman Survey), Section No. 35, Abstract No. 2418, , Section No. 38, Abstract No. 5426, and Section No. 39, Abstract No. 2406 (C.M. Newman Survey), Block No. 80, Township No. 2, T. & P. R.R. Co. Surveys, El Paso County, Texas, same being out of and a part of Lot 2, Block 1, Butterfield Trail Aviation Park, Unit Two, an addition to the City of El Paso, according to the plat thereof recorded in Volume 78, Page 87, of the Plat Records Of El Paso County, Texas (P.R.E.P.C.Tx.), and being out of and a part of that certain tract described in deed from the United States Of America to the City Of El Paso, of record in Volume 407, Page 601, and in Volume 1348, Page 146, of the Deed Records Of El Paso County, Texas (D.R. E. P. C. TX).   Not available Not available
21-571 126. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending The El Paso City Code Title 2 (Administration And Personnel), Chapter 2.44 (City Of El Paso Courts) Section 2.44.010 (Created), Subsection (B); and Section 2.44.030 (Judges), Subsections (C) And (F), in order to allow for specified Sub-Courts under the purview of the Presiding Judge; and Title 2 (Administration and Personnel), Chapter 2.44 (City of El Paso Courts) Section 2.44.010 Created, Subsection (D); Section 2.44.030 (Judges), Subsection (E)(1); Section 2.44.040 (Practice And Procedure), Subsection (A); Section 2.44.060 (Summons And Citations-Fee Schedule-Payments); And Section 2.44.080 (Special Expense Fee) to provide updates, corrections and clarification of Municipal Court procedures.   Not available Not available
21-562 127. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting Special Permit No. PZST21-00001, to allow for a 100% reduction in parking on the property described as All of Lots 1-6 & 11-20, Block 266, Campbell Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, pursuant to Section 20.14.070.B 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 and detailed site development plan 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: 405 Montana Ave. Applicant: SLI Engineering, c/o Georges Halloul, PZST21-00001 [POSTPONED FROM 05-25-2021]   Not available Not available
21-563 128. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of all of Lots 1 through 20, Block 266, and a 20 foot alley out of Block 266, Campbell Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from C-1/c/sp (Commercial/conditions/special permit), A-2 (Apartments), and C-4/sp (Commercial/special permit) 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: 405 Montana Ave. Applicant: SLI Engineering c/o Georges Halloul, PZRZ21-00001 [POSTPONED FROM 05-25-2021]   Not available Not available
21-565 129. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.030 (Schedule III - Parking prohibited at all times on certain streets), of the City Code, to add portions of Cross Street; the penalty being provided in Section 12.84 of the El Paso City Code.   Not available Not available
21-566 130. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.150 (Schedule XIV - Speed limits), to amend Paragraph F (thirty-five miles per hour), by amending Subparagraph 32, to clarify the language in the City Municipal Code regarding the boundary limits of the existing 35 MPH speed limit on Montwood Dr.; the penalty being provided in Chapter 12.84 of the El Paso City Code.   Not available Not available
21-587 131. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsDiscussion and action that the Mayor be authorized to execute an inter-local agreement between the City of El Paso and El Paso County to provide $850,000 to support continued operation of the Inspira Hotel Temporary Emergency Shelter in order to address the needs of persons experiencing homelessness in El Paso during COVID-19.   Not available Video Video
21-513 132. OrdinancesAn Ordinance vacating City right-of-way over a 20 foot alley out of Block 266, Campbell Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. Subject Property: North of Montana Ave. and East of Campbell St. Applicant: Housing Authority of the City of El Paso SURW21-00002   Not available Video Video
21-574 133. Other BusinessDiscussion and action to adopt the changes to the Resolution establishing the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee.   Not available Not available
21-579 134. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution to approve an 11th amendment to the City’s 2019-2020 (45th Year) Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant-Coronavirus Phase 3 (CDBG-CVIII) to: a. Delete the COVID-19 Emergency Shelter Capacity Expansion Project for the Opportunity Center for the Homeless ($100,000 CDBG-CVIII); and b. Add $550,000 in CDBG-CVIII funds to supplement the Inspira Hotel Emergency Shelter Project, operated by Endeavors.   Not available Video Video