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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/14/2021 9:00 AM Minutes status: *** DRAFT ***  
Meeting location: COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, 300 N. CAMPBELL AND VIRTUALLY
PER LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITY ORDER MASKS ARE REQUIRED IN CITY HALL Teleconference phone number: 1-915-213-4096 Toll free number: 1-833-664-9267 Conference ID: 574-718-948#
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21-1091 11. MinutesApproval of minutes of the Regular Meeting of August 24, 2021 and the Agenda Review Meeting of August 30, 2021.   Not available Video Video
21-1043 13. ResolutionsThat the City Manager be authorized to sign certain Waste Exchange Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and El Paso Disposal, LP and Camino Real Environmental Center, Inc. joined for approval purposes by its parent company Waste Connections, Inc., to allow, on a quarterly basis and at no tipping fee except in certain circumstances, for the City to deposit up to 25,000 tons of acceptable waste in the Camino Real Landfill and to allow for El Paso Disposal, LP to deposit up to 25,000 tons of acceptable waste in the Greater El Paso Landfill.   Not available Not available
21-1037 14. ResolutionsThat the City Manager is authorized to sign the “Release of All Property Damage Claims” that stipulates that GarCom, Inc., will be paid the sum of Eighty-Three Thousand Three Hundred Eighty-Four and 98/100 dollars ($83,384.98) for performing the emergency fiber-repair work.   Not available Not available
21-1057 25. ResolutionsThat the Mayor be authorized to sign a contract by and between the City of El Paso (City) and the City of El Paso Municipal Management District #1 to join various other entities for whom the City acts as property tax assessor/collector.   Not available Not available
21-1038 16. ResolutionsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 7.2 - Improve competitiveness through infrastructure improvements impacting the quality of life. That the Purchasing Director is authorized to notify MIRADOR ENTERPRISES, INC of El Paso, Texas, that the City is terminating Solicitation 2021-0509 Airport RTS pursuant to the provisions of Section 6.9. of the General Conditions, due to the parties not being able to agree on contract provisions in order to finalize the Contract for this Solicitation, and that the termination shall be effective as of September 14, 2021.   Not available Video Video
21-1049 17. ResolutionsThat the City Council approves a change order in the amount of One Hundred Forty-Six Thousand and Eight Hundred Fourteen and 02/100 Dollars ($146,814.02) to Allied Paving Company of El Paso, Inc. for the additional installation of median improvements on Airway Blvd under Contract No. 2018-656 Street Median and Parkway Landscape Improvements. This notice provides for the additional scope of work, which allows for additional capacity to the awarded contract. Forty (40) working days will be allowed for the completion of the work. The new contract sum, including this change order notice is Six Million Forty- Four Thousand, Nine Hundred Ninety-Eight and 00/100 Dollars ($6,044,998.00)   Not available Not available
21-1051 18. ResolutionsThat the City Manager, or designee, be authorized to sign an Underground Electrical Easement, granting an easement to the El Paso Electric Company on the property located near the intersection of Alameda Avenue and Presa Place legally described as a portion of Tract 4-A, Block 47, Ysleta Grant, an addition to the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas.   Not available Not available
21-1036 19. ResolutionsA Resolution that the City Council authorizes the Mayor to sign an Interlocal Agreement between the City of El Paso, Texas and the Town of Horizon City, 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 to the Town of Horizon City, Texas, for which the Town of Horizon City shall pay to the City of El Paso an annual amount of One Hundred Seventy-Four Thousand Five Hundred Forty-Two Dollars and No/100 ($174,542.00).   Not available Not available
21-1042 110. ResolutionsThat the Mayor be authorized to sign an Interlocal Agreement between the City of El Paso (“City”) and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso (“TTUHSC”), for the period of September 15, 2021 through September 14, 2023, under which TTUHSC will do the following for the City’s Department of Public Health’s clinical laboratories; (1) provide a qualified faculty member to serve as the medical director; (2) review and approve quality control procedures; (3) make final determinations concerning abnormalities in clinical laboratory procedures; and (4) make recommendations on clinical procedure manuals for which the City will pay TTUHSC $1,791.00 per month, for a maximum compensation not to exceed $42,984.00 over the two-year term.   Not available Not available
21-1047 111. ResolutionsA Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign all contracts, contract amendments and related documents between the City of El Paso and the State of Texas to receive $51,804 in 2021-2022 Ending Homelessness Fund (EHF) from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA); and authorizing the Director of the Department of Community and Human Development (DCHD) to sign all contracts, amendments and related documents between the City of El Paso and agencies receiving sub-awards of 2021-2022 EHF funds from the City, as well as all certifications, performance reports, and other related documents.   Not available Not available
21-1029 112. ResolutionsThat the City Council approve the recommendation of the Board of Directors of the El Paso Downtown Management District that the following persons be named directors of the District for the terms indicated: Nominee Term# Expiration Date Nadia Baem 1 August 2024 Edgar Lopez 1 August 2024 Edgar Orozco 1 August 2024 Mark Osborn 1 August 2024 Steve Ortega 2 August 2024 Bill Burton 4 August 2024 Eric Pearson 4 August 2024   Not available Video Video
21-1084 113. Board Re-AppointmentsMarc A. Salazar to the City Accessibility Advisory Committee by Representative Peter Svarzbein, District 1.   Not available Not available
21-1074 114. Board AppointmentsSebastian Alcazar to the Capital Improvements Advisory Committee by Representative Isabel Salcido, District 5.   Not available Not available
21-1083 215. Board AppointmentsKathleen Staudt to the City Plan Commission by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Not available
21-1090 116. Board AppointmentsMayra Gabriela Rodarte to the City Accessibility Advisory Committee by Representative Alexsandra Annello, District 2.   Not available Not available
21-1082 117. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action that the City Council declares that the expenditure of District 7 discretionary funds in an amount not to exceed $1000 donated to Books are Gems to pay towards the purchase of books and serves a municipal purpose of providing educational and cultural activities to the residents of the City of El Paso, which benefits the community and instills community pride and that the City Manager be authorized to effectuate any budget transfer necessary to ensure that the funds are properly expended for such purpose and to execute the agreement and any amendments to such agreement that do not affect the City’s approved budget.   Not available Video Video
21-1088 118. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on the Renewable Generation Study completed by the El Paso Electric Company as required by Ordinance No. 019022, and a review of its mandated deliverables, including but not limited to: 1) the possible costs related to the integration of utility-scale renewable generation in the utility company’s Texas service territory; 2) the legislative or regulatory changes that may be necessary to increase utility-scale renewable generation integration in the company’s Texas service territory and the necessary legislative strategy to implement such changes; 3) the identification of grant opportunities for the company, the City, or both to increase the integration of renewable generation into the company’s Texas generation portfolio; and 4) the identification of potential renewable generation programs to support low-income customers, such as incentives for distributed generation. [POSTPONED FROM 09-14-21]   Not available Video Video
21-1089 119. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to approve a Resolution recognizing the contributions and legacy of former Texas Governor Ann Richards and to approve informational banners to be placed in Downtown El Paso.   Not available Video Video
21-1068 120. Operational Focus UpdatesPolice Department Update - Ordinances.   Not available Video Video
21-1034 121. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of Lot 21, Block 2, 5984 Sixta Drive, Harvest Moons Farms, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from RMH (Residential Mobile Home) 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: 5984 Sixta Drive Applicant: Vista del Sol Architectural Design, PZRZ21-00010   Not available Video Video
21-1045 122. OrdinancesAn Ordinance annexing the following real property described as a Portion of Section 17, Block 79, Township 3, Texas And Pacific Railway Company Survey, El Paso County, Texas. Subject Property: East of Joe Battle Blvd. and South of Bob Hope Dr. Applicant: Socorro Independent School District SUAX20-00001   Not available Not available
21-1048 123. OrdinancesAn Ordinance renewing and extending the Special Privilege License granted to the United States of America, acting by and through the Department of the Navy, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast, as owner of the Naval Operations Support Center (NOSC) El Paso, to permit the continued use, maintenance and repair of a surface encroachment of curbing, guttering and security fence over a portion of city right-of-way along Truman Avenue and adjacent to the NOSC El Paso located at 4810 Pollard Street, El Paso, Texas; setting the license term for a term of one (1) year with seven (7) additional one (1) year renewal options. Subject Property: 4810 Pollard Applicant: United States of America, Department of the Navy, NESV2021-00004   Not available Not available
21-1054 124. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of the following real property known as: Parcel 1: A 770. 7639 acre parcel known as, All of S. J. Larkin Survey No. 267, a portion of Nellie D. Mundy Survey No. 246, a portion of Tract 1, S. J. Larkin Survey No. 268 and a portion of Tract 1A, S. J. Larkin Survey No. 269 located within the corporate limits of the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from SCZ (Smart Code) to NOS (Natural Open Space); and, Parcel 2: A 230.9228 acre parcel known as, A portion of Tract 1, Nellie D. Mundy Survey No. 246, a portion of Section 9, Block 82, Township 1, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys and a portion of Tract 1, S. J. Larkin Survey No. 269, located within the corporate limits of the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from SCZ (Smart Code) to NOS (Natural Open Space). 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: Northwest El Pas   Not available Not available
21-1017 125. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a Purchase and Sale Agreement, Special Warranty Deed and any other documents necessary to convey to VJ Capital Properties, Ltd., approximately 3.15 acres of land being described as a portion of Tracts 23-G-1 and 23-G-2, Block 54, Ysleta Grant, El Paso County, Texas. [POSTPONED FROM 08-14-21]   Not available Video Video
21-889 126. 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 Not available
21-900 127. 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
21-907 128. 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
21-916 129. 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 Not available
21-923 130. 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 Not available
21-983 131. OrdinancesAn Ordinance annexing the following real property described as a Portion of Berryville Street and Triumph Street, Horizon City Estates Unit 54, El Paso County, Texas. Subject Property: Berryville Street South of Montwood Dr. Applicant: El Paso County SUAX20-00002   Not available Video Video
21-1001 132. OrdinancesAn Ordinance vacating the 20-foot alley within Block 144, Campbell Addition, an addition to the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. Subject Property: West of St. Vrain St. and North of Paisano Dr. Applicant: Sisu Environ Development, LLC (SURW20-00005)   Not available Video Video
21-973 133. 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 South El Paso Street; the penalty being provided in Chapter 12.84 of the El Paso City Code. [POSTPONED FROM 09-14-21]   Not available Video Video
21-1052 134. 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 BRW ARCHITECTS, INC., a Texas corporation, for a project known as “FIRE STATION 38” for an amount not to exceed $553,787.00; 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 $653,787.00; 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
21-1039 135. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City reviewed and approves the issuance of the Unlimited Tax Bonds, Series 2021 by Paseo Del Este Municipal Utility District No. 7 with the acknowledgement that the issuance of such bonds does not constitute debt issuance by the City of El Paso.   Not available Video Video
21-1038 16. ResolutionsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 7.2 - Improve competitiveness through infrastructure improvements impacting the quality of life. That the Purchasing Director is authorized to notify MIRADOR ENTERPRISES, INC of El Paso, Texas, that the City is terminating Solicitation 2021-0509 Airport RTS pursuant to the provisions of Section 6.9. of the General Conditions, due to the parties not being able to agree on contract provisions in order to finalize the Contract for this Solicitation, and that the termination shall be effective as of September 14, 2021.   Not available Video Video