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Meeting Name: City Council Work Session Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/8/2021 9:05 AM Minutes status: *** DRAFT ***  
Meeting location: COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, 300 N. CAMPBELL AND VIRTUALLY
THE LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITY STRONGLY RECOMMENDS THE USE OF MASKS IN ALL CITY FACILITIES AND INDOOR SPACES
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21-1293 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. City Attorney (Karla Nieman) a) State Disaster Declarations b) Emergency Ordinances c) Greg Abbott, in his official capacity as Governor of Texas, v. City of El Paso & Statewide Mask Mandate Litigation d) Additional Updates 3. Team Lead Report: a) Health Focus (Hector Ocaranza, M.D.) 4. City Manager Wrap-up (Tommy Gonzalez)   Not available Not available
21-1287 22. 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 Not available
21-1290 33. Operational Focus UpdatesDiscussion and action on an Emergency Ordinance re-enacting Emergency Ordinance No. 019036, instituting emergency measures, as re-enacted, restated and amended by Emergency Ordinance No. 019151; and further re-enacted and amended by Emergency Ordinance Nos. 019156, 019169, 019191 penalty as provided in Section 8.   Not available Not available
21-1278 14. Operational Focus UpdatesDiscussion and action on an Emergency Ordinance re-enacting Emergency Ordinance No. 019241 Penalty as provided in Section 6.   Not available Not available
21-1277 15. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and update from the El Paso Electric Company on its application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to revise its Open Access Transmission Tariff.   Not available Not available
21-1295 16. Operational Focus UpdatesDiscussion and action to authorize District 2 City Representative Alexsandra Annello to attend Council meetings by video conference more than one regular meeting week in a row, on November 9, 2021 and the meeting week of November 22, 2021.   Not available Not available
21-1303 17. Operational Focus UpdatesFor Notation Only: Formal Report of the Financial Oversight and Audit Committee meeting held on October 21, 2021. 1. Discussion and Action on FY 2020-2021 Audit Plan 4th Quarter Updates · Motion made by Representative Hernandez, seconded by Representative Salcido and approved by Representative Rivera, Representative Hernandez, Representative Lizarraga and Representative Salcido to accept the 4th Quarter Update. 2. Discussion and Action on the FY 2021-2022 Annual Internal Audit Plan. · Motion made by Representative Hernandez, seconded by Representative Lizarraga and approved by Representative Rivera, Representative Hernandez, Representative Lizarraga and Representative Salcido to add the Street Resurfacing Audit to the FY 2021-2022 Annual Internal Audit Plan. · Motion made by Representative Hernandez, seconded by Representative Salcido and approved by Representative Rivera, Representative Hernandez, Representative Lizarraga and Representative Salcido bring to approve the FY 2021-2022 Annual Internal Audit Plan. 3. Discussion on Client Surveys.   Not available Not available
21-1301 18. Operational Focus UpdatesDiscussion and action on the development of cost estimates for the Multi-Purpose Performing Arts and Entertainment Center (MPC) to be located in Downtown, and to direct the City Manager or designee to hire a consultant and execute all contracts and amendments to develop the following information: Project concept; partnership opportunity guidelines including public-private partnership specifications; and financial model to include estimate of capital costs and operating costs which is in compliance with all court rulings and legal decisions.   Not available Not available
21-1301 18. Operational Focus UpdatesDiscussion and action on the development of cost estimates for the Multi-Purpose Performing Arts and Entertainment Center (MPC) to be located in Downtown, and to direct the City Manager or designee to hire a consultant and execute all contracts and amendments to develop the following information: Project concept; partnership opportunity guidelines including public-private partnership specifications; and financial model to include estimate of capital costs and operating costs which is in compliance with all court rulings and legal decisions.   Not available Not available
21-1283 1EX1. Executive SessionMax Grossman v. City of El Paso; 8th Court of Appeals, Case #08-19-00272-CV; Matter No. 17-1001-171.001.001 (551.071)   Not available Not available
21-1283 1EX1. Executive SessionMax Grossman v. City of El Paso; 8th Court of Appeals, Case #08-19-00272-CV; Matter No. 17-1001-171.001.001 (551.071)   Not available Not available
21-1281 1EX2. Executive SessionMorales, Fernando, et al. vs. City of El Paso, et al. Matter No. 19-1026-10584.001 (551.071)   Not available Not available
21-1288 1EX3. Executive SessionApplication of El Paso Electric Company for approval to revise its Energy Efficiency Cost Recovery Factor (EECRF) and to request to establish cost caps, Public Utility Commission of Texas Docket No. 52081. Matter No. 21-1008-172 (551.071)   Not available Not available
21-1305 1EX4. Executive SessionApplication of El Paso Electric Company to Change rate to Open Access Transmission Tariff, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Docket No. ER22-282-000 Matter No. 21-1008-183 (551.071)   Not available Not available
21-1289 1EX5. Executive SessionRequest by Texas Gas Service Company, a division of ONE Gas, Inc., for Recovery of Extraordinary Costs Incurred during the 2021 Winter Storm Uri and Mitigate Future Costs, Texas Railroad Commission Docket No. 00007069, Matter No. 20-1008-147 (551.071)   Not available Not available
21-1291 1EX6. Executive SessionEconomic Incentives for a Nonprofit Business Incubator to be located in the City of El Paso. Matter No. 19-1007-2514 (551.071) (551.087)   Not available Not available
21-1292 1EX7. Executive SessionEconomic Incentives for an Infill Development located in the City of El Paso. Matter No. 21-1007-2802 (551.087)   Not available Not available
21-1301 18. Operational Focus UpdatesDiscussion and action on the development of cost estimates for the Multi-Purpose Performing Arts and Entertainment Center (MPC) to be located in Downtown, and to direct the City Manager or designee to hire a consultant and execute all contracts and amendments to develop the following information: Project concept; partnership opportunity guidelines including public-private partnership specifications; and financial model to include estimate of capital costs and operating costs which is in compliance with all court rulings and legal decisions.   Not available Not available
21-1301 18. Operational Focus UpdatesDiscussion and action on the development of cost estimates for the Multi-Purpose Performing Arts and Entertainment Center (MPC) to be located in Downtown, and to direct the City Manager or designee to hire a consultant and execute all contracts and amendments to develop the following information: Project concept; partnership opportunity guidelines including public-private partnership specifications; and financial model to include estimate of capital costs and operating costs which is in compliance with all court rulings and legal decisions.   Not available Not available