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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/15/2022 9:00 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
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: 03-15-2022 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes Meeting Extra1: Not available  
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22-269 11. MinutesApproval of the Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of March 1, 2022 and the Agenda Review Minutes of February 28, 2022.   Not available Video Video
22-304 12. ResolutionsExcuse Representative Cassandra Hernandez from the March 15, 2022 Regular City Council Meeting.   Not available Video Video
22-271 13. ResolutionsRequest City Council to approve budget transfer to increase FY2022 Confiscated Funds and appropriations as follows: State Confiscated Funds Budget by $400,000; Federal Confiscated Funds Budget by $150,000; Treasury Confiscated Funds Budget by $200,000.   Not available Video Video
22-282 14. ResolutionsA Resolution approving the Solid Waste Lien at 1107 Myrtle owned by LMO Properties, LLC in the amount of $409.50.   Not available Video Video
22-268 15. ResolutionsA Resolution authorizing the Mayor to sign, on behalf of the City of El Paso, a First Amendment to the Interlocal Agreement between the City of El Paso (“City”) and The University of Texas at El Paso (“UTEP”), regarding UTEP’s assistance with the City’s Intersection Safety Improvement Program, to extend the Term of the Agreement and update the project timelines accordingly, without any amendment to the compensation provisions of the Agreement.   Not available Video Video
22-301 16. Board Re-AppointmentsBeatriz Castorena-Mata to the City Accessibility Advisory Committee by Representative Isabel Salcido, District 5.   Not available Video Video
22-272 17. Board AppointmentsJohn J. Bryan II to the Building and Standards Commission by City Representative Cassandra Hernandez, District 3.   Not available Video Video
22-274 18. Board AppointmentsVictor M. Casas to the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee by Representative Peter Svarzbein, District 1.   Not available Video Video
22-302 19. Board AppointmentsEdmundo Rodriguez Jr. to the City Accessibility Advisory Committee by Representative Cissy Lizarraga, District 8.   Not available Video Video
22-280 110. 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 A)   Not available Video Video
22-266 111. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to direct the City Manager to apply for all available funding opportunities including ARPA funds in order to fund the Phase 2 of the Body Worn Camera program for the El Paso Police Department.   Not available Video Video
22-303 112. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a Resolution formally requesting Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) consider an alternative design for Segment 2 (Downtown) of the Reimagine I-10 Project which considers the urban context of the location where the improvements are proposed and supports the City’s successful Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant application.   Not available Video Video
22-281 113. Operational Focus UpdatesBudget Update.   Not available Video Video
22-285 114. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and discussion providing a preview of the 2022 Strategic Plan Goal Team report series.   Not available Video Video
22-267 115. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of the Southwest ¼ of the Northwest ¼ of Section 16, Block 79, Township 3, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys, 1500 Joe Battle Boulevard, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-3 (Residential) to C-3 (Commercial). 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: 1500 Joe Battle Boulevard Applicant: City of El Paso, PZRZ21-00009   Not available Video Video
22-276 116. OrdinancesAn Ordinance releasing all conditions placed on property by Ordinance No. 8786 which changed the zoning of a portion of Lots 2 and 3 and all of Lots 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8, and the east 10’ of Lot 9, Block 7, Golden Hill Addition, 1519 and 1525 Golden Hill Terrace Street, 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 condition release 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: 1519 and 1525 Golden Hill Terrace Street Applicant: ML Real Property LLC, PZCR21-00001   Not available Video Video
22-236 117. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.041 (Schedule IVA - Parking prohibited during certain hours - school days only) of the City Code to amend paragraph A to delete certain streets and to add paragraph B to prohibit parking between the hours of 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. school days only on certain streets; amending section 12.88.030 (Schedules III - Parking prohibited at all times on certain streets), paragraph 355, to amend the prohibited parking area; amending section 12.88.200 (Schedules XVII - Restrictions on parking in residential districts) to amend Zone K to delete certain streets; amending 12.88.200 (Schedules XVII - Restrictions on parking in residential districts) to amend Zone N to amend prohibited parking times and add certain streets; the penalty being provided in Chapter 12.84 of the El Paso City Code.   Not available Video Video
22-251 118. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending the 2025 Proposed Thoroughfare System, as Incorporated into Plan El Paso, to delete the future extension of Bill Burnett Drive from Mercantile Avenue to Paseo del Este Boulevard.   Not available Video Video
22-279 119. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager or his designee to establish appropriations in the amount of $6,600,000, the City of El Paso is the recipient of the American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) grant funds in the amount of $154,365,135, the City Council approves the appropriation of the grant funds from the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery funds to cover expenses incurred for the purchase of Digital Video Recording System funds in accordance and compliance with the requirements stipulated by the American Rescue Plan Act and federal guidelines in the Final Rule.   Not available Video Video
22-277 120. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign a two year On-Call Agreement for Professional Services for Geotechnical and Materials Testing Services in support of the Streets and Maintenance Department on a task by task basis by and between the City of El Paso and the following consultant: 1. LOI Engineers The On Call Agreement will be for an amount not to exceed Five Hundred Thousand and No/00 Dollars ($500,000.00). In addition, the City Manager is authorized to establish the funding sources and make any necessary budget transfers and execute any and all documents necessary for execution of the On-Call Agreement.   Not available Video Video
22-283 121. Other BusinessDiscussion and action that the City consents to the assignment of the rights, duties and obligations under the contract 2006-015 to Assignee, who agrees to perform all duties under the contract as the Friedman contract is transferred to Waste Connections of El Paso, LB d/b/a BARCO. The termination clause will be amended such that the contractor shall have the option to require the City to reimburse it for any fees due and its unrecoverable investments in plant and facilities including its investment in real estate in the amount of $160,000 (Termination/Transfer fee) 1) if the City exercises its right to terminate for convenience 2) if the Contractor suffers a material financial hardship from the contract as a result of significant changes in the scope or nature of the project or 3) if the Contractor terminates the Contract because of default by the City. [POSTPONED FROM 03-15-2022]   Not available Video Video
22-279 119. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager or his designee to establish appropriations in the amount of $6,600,000, the City of El Paso is the recipient of the American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) grant funds in the amount of $154,365,135, the City Council approves the appropriation of the grant funds from the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery funds to cover expenses incurred for the purchase of Digital Video Recording System funds in accordance and compliance with the requirements stipulated by the American Rescue Plan Act and federal guidelines in the Final Rule.   Not available Video Video
22-279 119. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager or his designee to establish appropriations in the amount of $6,600,000, the City of El Paso is the recipient of the American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) grant funds in the amount of $154,365,135, the City Council approves the appropriation of the grant funds from the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery funds to cover expenses incurred for the purchase of Digital Video Recording System funds in accordance and compliance with the requirements stipulated by the American Rescue Plan Act and federal guidelines in the Final Rule.   Not available Video Video
22-279 119. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager or his designee to establish appropriations in the amount of $6,600,000, the City of El Paso is the recipient of the American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) grant funds in the amount of $154,365,135, the City Council approves the appropriation of the grant funds from the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery funds to cover expenses incurred for the purchase of Digital Video Recording System funds in accordance and compliance with the requirements stipulated by the American Rescue Plan Act and federal guidelines in the Final Rule.   Not available Video Video
22-279 119. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager or his designee to establish appropriations in the amount of $6,600,000, the City of El Paso is the recipient of the American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) grant funds in the amount of $154,365,135, the City Council approves the appropriation of the grant funds from the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery funds to cover expenses incurred for the purchase of Digital Video Recording System funds in accordance and compliance with the requirements stipulated by the American Rescue Plan Act and federal guidelines in the Final Rule.   Not available Video Video
22-279 119. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager or his designee to establish appropriations in the amount of $6,600,000, the City of El Paso is the recipient of the American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) grant funds in the amount of $154,365,135, the City Council approves the appropriation of the grant funds from the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery funds to cover expenses incurred for the purchase of Digital Video Recording System funds in accordance and compliance with the requirements stipulated by the American Rescue Plan Act and federal guidelines in the Final Rule.   Not available Video Video
22-279 119. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager or his designee to establish appropriations in the amount of $6,600,000, the City of El Paso is the recipient of the American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) grant funds in the amount of $154,365,135, the City Council approves the appropriation of the grant funds from the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery funds to cover expenses incurred for the purchase of Digital Video Recording System funds in accordance and compliance with the requirements stipulated by the American Rescue Plan Act and federal guidelines in the Final Rule.   Not available Video Video
22-279 119. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager or his designee to establish appropriations in the amount of $6,600,000, the City of El Paso is the recipient of the American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) grant funds in the amount of $154,365,135, the City Council approves the appropriation of the grant funds from the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery funds to cover expenses incurred for the purchase of Digital Video Recording System funds in accordance and compliance with the requirements stipulated by the American Rescue Plan Act and federal guidelines in the Final Rule.   Not available Video Video
22-283 121. Other BusinessDiscussion and action that the City consents to the assignment of the rights, duties and obligations under the contract 2006-015 to Assignee, who agrees to perform all duties under the contract as the Friedman contract is transferred to Waste Connections of El Paso, LB d/b/a BARCO. The termination clause will be amended such that the contractor shall have the option to require the City to reimburse it for any fees due and its unrecoverable investments in plant and facilities including its investment in real estate in the amount of $160,000 (Termination/Transfer fee) 1) if the City exercises its right to terminate for convenience 2) if the Contractor suffers a material financial hardship from the contract as a result of significant changes in the scope or nature of the project or 3) if the Contractor terminates the Contract because of default by the City. [POSTPONED FROM 03-15-2022]   Not available Video Video