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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/17/2021 9:00 AM Minutes status: *** DRAFT ***  
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21-950 11. MinutesApproval of minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of August 3, 2021, the Agenda Review of August 2, 2021, the Work Session of August 2, 2021, the Special Meeting of July 27, 2021 and the Special Meeting of March 17, 2020.   Not available Not available
21-911 23. ResolutionsThe City Manager be authorized to sign a Lessor's Approval of Assignment of the Ground Lease, by the City of El Paso ("Lessor"), Croucher Family Limited Partnership, LLC. ("Assignor") and Lulu Lots LLC. ("Assignee") for property described as Lot 7, Block 7, El Paso International Airport Tracts, Unit 2, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, also known as 7505 Lockheed Dr., El Paso, Texas. The remaining lease term is 37 years and 9 months with one (1) ten-year option. The site is 30,825 SF at $0.52 per SF and the annual rent is $16,029.00. The lease agreement expires May 31, 2059, with option to extend to May 31, 2069.   Not available Video Video
21-912 34. ResolutionsThis Resolution is to authorize the City Manager to sign a Southern Industrial Site Lease between the City of El Paso ("Lessor") and NOFVBC, LLC ("Lessee") for Lot 1 and the Westerly 34 feet of Lot 2, Block 8, El Paso International Airport Tracts, Unit 2, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, municipally known and numbered as 7600 Boeing, El Paso, Texas. The lease term is one year with one (1) one-year option. The site is 38,548.20 square feet at $0.3758 per square feet and the annual rental rate is $14,486.41 or $1,207.20 monthly.   Not available Video Video
21-918 15. ResolutionsThis item is a Resolution to authorize the City Manager to sign Lease No. GS-07P-LTX00553 by and between the City of El Paso and the United States of America, by and through the designated representative of the General Services Administration, for office space and related areas, including parking, used by the Transportation Security Administration at the El Paso International Airport terminal building, located at 6701 Convair Rd., El Paso, Texas, to begin on September 1, 2021, for a ten year term with five of those years being firm; and that the City Manager or designee is authorized to sign lease amendments that do not affect the rent, term or leased premises area, so that, by way of example, City Manager or designee could sign a lease amendment to the exhibits. The firm term of this Lease is five (5) years with one five (5) year option. The initial term rental is $250,644.24 per year, which includes office/administrative space and utilities.   Not available Video Video
21-940 16. ResolutionsApprove a Resolution establishing the Streetcar Cross-Functional Team, to include Representatives from Districts 1, 3, and 8.   Not available Video Video
21-945 17. ResolutionsApprove a Resolution authorizing the City Manager or designee to make necessary budget transfers and to sign the Event Support Contract with Consortium Productions, Inc. for the City of El Paso to host the 2021 Sun City CRIT in conjunction with USA GRITS, September 10-12, 2021.   Not available Video Video
21-908 18. ResolutionsThat the City Manager or Designee be authorized to sign the Interlocal Agreement between the County of El Paso, Texas and the City of El Paso, Texas to submit a joint application to the Department of Justice under the 2021 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG), in the amount of $217,701.00. The funds received under the JAG program will be allocated 50% to the County of El Paso, Texas, $108,850.50 and 50% to the City of El Paso, Texas, $108,850.50. No cash match or in-kind is required.   Not available Video Video
21-878 19. ResolutionsThat the Solid Waste liens on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved. (See Attachment A)   Not available Video Video
21-915 110. ResolutionsApprove a Resolution to authorize the City Manager to sign a First Amendment Facility Use Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and the County of El Paso in connection with the El Paso City-County Nutrition Program to senior citizens who reside in El Paso County.   Not available Video Video
21-921 111. ResolutionsApprove a Resolution that the main lobby space at the El Paso Museum of History is hereby named “Nora and Ernesto Herrera Lobby” in honor of their $100,000 gift to the Museum of History Foundation’s endowment in accordance with the Museum's giving guidelines.   Not available Video Video
21-902 112. ResolutionsA Resolution to find that taxpayer, DAN & CAROLYN A. GONZALEZ, has met the requirements of Section 33.011 of the Tax Code for the request of waiver of penalties and interest and the City waives the penalty and interest amount on the 2020 delinquent taxes pursuant to Section 33.011(a)(1), of the Tax Code in the amount of $2,093.72   Not available Video Video
21-939 113. ResolutionsA Resolution to establish Council member attendance by videoconference.   Not available Video Video
21-917 114. ResolutionsThat the City Manager, or designee, be authorized to sign an Advance Funding Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and the State of Texas, acting by and through the Texas Department of Transportation, for the HSIP FY22 - Lee Trevino Drive Channelization project, which has an estimated total project cost of $297,003 of which the estimated local government participation amount is estimated at $31,717. Further, that the City Manager, or designee, is authorized to sign all documents, agreement amendments, and perform all actions required to carry out the obligations of the City under this agreement.   Not available Video Video
21-922 115. ResolutionsThat the City Manager, or designee, be authorized to sign an Easement Agreement granting an easement to Level 3 Communications, LLC to install communications facilities and equipment on the property legally described as a 10 Foot Wide Utility Easement being a 4,915.36 square foot strip of land over and across a portion of Lot 4, Block 1-C, El Paso International Airport Tracts, Replat Unit 6, [E.P.I.A.T.U.6] (Book 0028, Page 0049, El Paso County Records, (E.P.C.R.)) Over and Across the portion of Allegheny Drive, vacated by the November 11, 1997, City Ordinance # 013389, as each are shown on said Ordinance and Plat of E.P.I.A.T.U.6 and Over and Across a portion of Tract 4A26A, Ascarate Grant Block 2, same being those lands within the Memorandum of Lease by and between the City of El Paso and Spokane Equities of Record in Book 2854, Book 1619 and the Assignment of Leases in Document 20080026097 (E.P.C.R.) such property located near the intersection of De Havilland Drive and Allegheny Drive.   Not available Video Video
21-913 116. ResolutionsThat the Mayor of the City of El Paso, Texas be authorized to sign a Resolution of no objection for a 2021 4% Non-Competitive, Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) application submitted by EP Pooley, LP to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) for the rehabilitation of 123 affordable rental housing units at 201 Cortez Drive, El Paso, Texas 79905 (aka Cielo Tower).   Not available Video Video
21-919 117. ResolutionsThat the Mayor of the City of El Paso, Texas be authorized to sign a resolution acknowledging that the census tract within which the 2021 4% Non-Competitive, Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) application submitted by EP Pooley, LP to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) for the rehabilitation of 123 affordable rental housing units at 201 Cortez Drive, El Paso, Texas 79905 (aka Cielo Tower) contains more than 20% Housing Tax Credit units per total household; and further affirming that the proposed development is consistent with the City of El Paso’s obligation to affirmatively further fair housing.   Not available Video Video
21-904 118. Special AppointmentsA Resolution regarding the re-appointment of four on-call, part-time Associate Municipal Court Judges, pursuant to City Code 2.44: Victor Parra, Jorge Rivas, Cori Harbour-Valdez, and Marina Soto-Chavez.   Not available Video Video
21-894 119. Special AppointmentsRatify the re-appointment of Gary Borsch to the Fire and Police Pension Fund Board of Trustees by City Manager Tommy Gonzalez.   Not available Video Video
21-951 220. Board Re-AppointmentsGloria Viramontes to the Uptown Parking Benefit District Advisory Committee by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Video Video
21-954 221. Board Re-AppointmentsCynthia Piña to the Uptown Parking Benefit District Advisory Committee by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Video Video
21-952 222. Board Re-AppointmentsAlyssa Cervantes Benavides to the Open Space Advisory Board by Representative Cassandra Hernandez, District 3.   Not available Video Video
21-893 123. Board AppointmentsChristopher Villa to the Districting Commission by Representative Peter Svarzbein, District 1.   Not available Video Video
21-901 124. Board AppointmentsMartin W. Bartlett to the Districting Commission by Representative Alexsandra Annello, District 2.   Not available Video Video
21-949 225. Board AppointmentsBob Burns to the Districting Commission by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Video Video
21-953 226. Board AppointmentsIsabel Carrillo to the Districting Commission by Representative Cassandra Hernandez, District 3.   Not available Video Video
21-957 227. Board AppointmentsMichiel R. Noe to the Districting Commission by Representative Isabel Salcido, District 5.   Not available Video Video
21-959 128. Board AppointmentsJoshua Fematt to the Districting Commission by Representative Claudia L. Rodriguez, District 6.   Not available Video Video
21-955 229. Board AppointmentsMichael Devine to the Community Development Steering Committee by Representative Joe Molinar, District 4.   Not available Video Video
21-948 230. Notice for NotationFor Notation Purposes: Accept the donation of $2000.00 from Quintin Demps to cover costs related to the Paint to Heal event to be hosted by Rep. Isabel Salcido to promote community healing from the mass shooting on August 3, 2019 and from the loss of life during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Not available Video Video
21-956 131. Notice of Campaign ContributionsFor notation pursuant to Section 2.92.110 of the City Code, receipt of campaign contribution of five hundred dollars or greater by Representative Cissy Lizarraga in the amount of $1,000.00 from Steve Ortega.   Not available Video Video
21-958 132. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to direct the City Attorney to present and discuss the Firearm Carry Act of 2021 - House Bill No. 1927.   Not available Video Video
21-946 133. OrdinancesAn Ordinance Amending Title 10.12.020 - Firearms - Carrying Prohibited. Texas House Bill 1927 authorizes most Texans over the age of 21 to carry a firearm in a concealed manner or openly in a holster and also modifies the ability of municipalities to restrict firearms in certain areas. City Council wishes to modify Chapter 10.12 Offenses against Public Peace, Section 10.12.020 - Firearms-Carrying prohibited to align with Texas House Bill 1927.   Not available Video Video
21-889 134. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning for the property described as Tract 6A and Tract 6E, Block 16, Ysleta Grant, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-F (Ranch-Farm) to R-3 (Residential). 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 Yarbrough Dr. and East of Hampton Rd. Applicant: Daniel Barragan-Arzola and Ruby Barragan; PZRZ21-00012   Not available Video Video
21-900 135. OrdinancesAn Ordinance approving a Special Permit for a 29% parking reduction for the property described as Parcel 1: Lot 1, Block 1, J.C. Machuca Addition, Parcel 2: All of Tract 1, a portion of Tract 2, and a portion of an abandoned El Paso Natural Gas Co. Right-of-Way, Sunland Commercial District, an addition to the 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 special permit and detailed site 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: 1019 and 1039 JC Machuca Rd. Applicant: Housing Authority of the City of El Paso, PZST21-00009   Not available Video Video
21-907 136. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting Special Permit No. PZST21-00005 to allow for a professional office on the property described as Lot 7, Block 111C, Vista Del Sol Unit 20 Replat “B”, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, pursuant to Section 20.04.320 of the El Paso City Code. The penalty 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: 11061 Vista Del Sol Drive Applicant: Samuel Zermeno PZST21-00005   Not available Video Video
21-916 137. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of F. Neve Survey No. 8, 4625 Delta Drive, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from R-5/sp (Residential/special permit) to C-2/sp/c (Commercial/special permit/conditions) and imposing conditions. The Penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code. THIS IS A 211 CASE. 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: 4625 Delta Drive Applicants: The Upright Group LLC PZRZ20-00013 [POSTPONED FROM 09-14-21]   Not available Video Video
21-923 138. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting Special Permit No. PZST21-00011, to allow for a small contractor’s yard on the property described as a portion of F. Neve Survey No. 8, 4625 Delta Drive, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, pursuant to Section 20.04.320 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: 4625 Delta Drive Applicant: Erik Tijerina PZST21-00011 [POSTPONED FROM 09-14-21]   Not available Video Video
21-920 139. OrdinancesAn Ordinance Amending Title 13 (Streets, Sidewalks & Public Places), Chapter 13.24 (City Parks and Recreation Areas), 13.24.070 (Dangerous Amusements), to allow a person to carry a handgun who is not otherwise prohibited by law from carrying a handgun.   Not available Video Video
21-712 140. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of a Tract of land situated in the Ysleta Town Tract Survey, Abstract No. 214, City of El Paso, El Paso, County, Texas; said Tract being part of Lots 1 & 2, Block 2, A & M Addition, an addition to the City of El Paso according to the plat recorded in Volume 45, Page 10 of the Official Public Records of El Paso County, Texas; said Tract being part of that Tract of land described in Assumption Special Warranty Deed to Ben L. Ivey, LTD. recorded in Instrument No. 20020012761 of said Official Public Records; said Tract also being all of that Tract of land described in Assumption Special Warranty Deed to Ben L. Ivey, LTD. recorded in Instrument No. 20020012760 of said Official Public Records; said Tract also being part of Parcel 1 and all of Parcel 2 described in Deed of Trust recorded in Instrument No. 20190062708 of said Official Public Records, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from A-2/sc (Apartment/special contract) to C-4/sc (Commercial/special contract) and imposing conditions. The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City   Not available Video Video
21-724 141. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 19B, Block 2, Ysleta Grant El Paso, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas (Ysleta Grant Map, Block 2, December 1929) from R-F (Ranch-Farm) to C-4/c (Commercial/condition) 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: 551 Inglewood Drive Applicant: Inglewood Properties, LLC PZRZ21-00006 [POSTPONED FROM 08-03-2021]   Not available Video Video
21-731 142. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending the Future Land Use Map (FLUM) contained in “Plan El Paso” for a Tract of land situated in the Ysleta Town Tract Survey, Abstract No. 214, City of El Paso, El Paso, County, Texas; said Tract being part of Lots 1 & 2, Block 2, A & M Addition, an addition to the City of El Paso according to the plat recorded in Volume 45, Page 10 of the Official Public Records of El Paso County, Texas; said Tract being part of that Tract of land described in Assumption Special Warranty Deed to Ben L. Ivey, LTD. recorded in Instrument No. 20020012761 of said Official Public Records; said Tract also being all of that Tract of land described in Assumption Special Warranty Deed to Ben L. Ivey, LTD. recorded in Instrument No. 20020012760 of said Official Public Records; said Tract also being part of Parcel 1 and all of Parcel 2 described in Deed Of Trust recorded in Instrument No. 20190062708 of said Official Public Records, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from O-3, Agriculture to G-7, Industrial. Subject Property: 9641 North Loop Dr. and 215 Sofia Pl. Applicant: Kimley-Horn a   Not available Video Video
21-732 143. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending the Future Land Use Map (FLUM) contained in “Plan El Paso” for the properties legally described as all of Tract 19B, Block 2, Ysleta Grant, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from O-3, Agriculture to G-7, Industrial. Subject Property: 551 Inglewood Dr. Applicant: Inglewood Properties, LLC PLCP21-00002 [POSTPONED FROM 08-03-2021]   Not available Video Video
21-942 144. OrdinancesPublic Hearing on the Proposed Budget, as amended, for the City of El Paso, filed by the City Manager with the City Clerk on July 15, 2021, which begins on September 1, 2021 and ends on August 31, 2022.   Not available Video Video
21-890 145. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on the Resolution that the City reviewed and approves the issuance of the Unlimited Tax Bonds, Series 2021 by Paseo Del Este Municipal Utility District No. 6 with the acknowledgement that the issuance of such bonds does not constitute debt issuance by the City of El Paso.   Not available Video Video
21-930 146. Other BusinessDiscussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign a two year On-Call Agreement for Professional Services to perform mechanical & electrical services on a task order basis by and between the City of El Paso and each of the following three (3) consultants: 1. BATH Group, Inc. 2. EMA Engineering & Consulting 3. Parkhill, Inc. Each On-Call Agreement will be for an amount not to exceed Four Hundred Thousand and No/00 Dollars ($400,000.00), and each agreement will include authorization for the City Engineer to approve additional Basic Services and Reimbursables for an amount not to exceed Fifty Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($50,000.00) and authorization for the City Engineer to approve Additional Services for an amount not to exceed Fifty Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($50,000.00) if the identified services are necessary for proper execution of identified project and if the increased amounts are within the appropriate budget identified for a project. In addition, the City Manager, or designee, is authorized to establish the funding sources and make any necessary budget trans   Not available Video Video
21-926 147. Other BusinessDiscussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign an Agreement for Professional Services by and between the CITY OF EL PASO and MIJARES MORA ARCHITECTS INCORPORATED, a Texas corporation, for a project known as “EL PASO FIRE DEPARTMENT SPECIAL OPERATIONS DIVISION STATION” for an amount not to exceed ONE MILLION SEVENTEEN THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED EIGHTY-TWO AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($1,017,482.00); that the City Engineer is authorized to approve and sign contract amendments for additional Basic Services and Reimbursables for an amount not to exceed Fifty Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($50,000.00) and to approve and sign contract amendments for Additional Services for an amount not to exceed Fifty Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($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 ONE MILLION ONE HUNDRED SEVENTEEN THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED EIGHTY-TWO AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($1,117,482.00); and that the City Manager be authorized to establish the funding sources    Not available Video Video
21-928 248. Other BusinessDiscussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign a two year On-Call Agreement for Professional Services to perform construction management services on a task order basis by and between the City of El Paso and each of the following six (6) consultants: 1. Broaddus & Associates, Inc. 2. CONSOR Engineering, LLC. 3. ECM International, Inc. 4. ESSCO International, Inc. 5. Moreno Cardenas, Inc. 6. Parkhill, Inc. Each On-Call Agreement will be for an amount not to exceed Nine Hundred Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($900,000.00), and each agreement will include authorization for the City Engineer to approve additional Basic Services and Reimburseables for an amount not to exceed Fifty Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($50,000.00) and authorization for the City Engineer to approve Additional Services for an amount not to exceed Fifty Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($50,000.00) if the identified services are necessary for proper execution of identified project and if the increased amounts are within the appropriate budget identified for a project. In addition, the City M   Not available Video Video
21-712 140. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of a Tract of land situated in the Ysleta Town Tract Survey, Abstract No. 214, City of El Paso, El Paso, County, Texas; said Tract being part of Lots 1 & 2, Block 2, A & M Addition, an addition to the City of El Paso according to the plat recorded in Volume 45, Page 10 of the Official Public Records of El Paso County, Texas; said Tract being part of that Tract of land described in Assumption Special Warranty Deed to Ben L. Ivey, LTD. recorded in Instrument No. 20020012761 of said Official Public Records; said Tract also being all of that Tract of land described in Assumption Special Warranty Deed to Ben L. Ivey, LTD. recorded in Instrument No. 20020012760 of said Official Public Records; said Tract also being part of Parcel 1 and all of Parcel 2 described in Deed of Trust recorded in Instrument No. 20190062708 of said Official Public Records, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from A-2/sc (Apartment/special contract) to C-4/sc (Commercial/special contract) and imposing conditions. The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City   Not available Video Video