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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/24/2022 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
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22-644 11. MinutesApproval of Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of May 10, 2022, the Agenda Review Meeting of May 9, 2022, the Work Session of May 9, 2022, and the Special Meeting of May 16, 2022.   Not available Video Video
22-643 12. Request to ExcuseREQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS   Not available Video Video
22-574 13. ResolutionsThat the City Manager, or designee, be authorized to sign an Underground Electrical and Transformer Pad Easement, granting an easement to the El Paso Electric Company to provide electrical power to property located between the intersections of Global Reach Drive and George Perry Boulevard, legally described as a 0.4427 acre portion of Lot 1, Block 2, Butterfield Trail Aviation Park Unit Three Replat A, situate within the corporate limits of the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, recorded in File No. 20210042139, El Paso County Plat Records.   Not available Video Video
22-597 14. ResolutionsA Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign the 1st Amendment to the Chapter 380 Economic Development Program Agreement (“Agreement”) between the CITY OF EL PASO and FLYZONE, LLC, to decrease the maximum, aggregated Grant payments due to the Applicant over the Term of the Agreement by 5 percent (from $162,863 to $154,720) as consideration for an approximate 5 percent reduction in the Minimum Investment required to be incurred by the Applicant (from $12,414,000 to $11,763,573). [POSTPONED FROM 05-24-2022]   Not available Video Video
22-600 15. ResolutionsA Resolution for the El Paso City Council to adopt the City of El Paso Department of Aviation, Air Service Development Incentive Program.   Not available Not available
22-568 16. ResolutionsA Resolution approving the demolition lien on 3100 Zion Ln. for work completed August 3, 2021 in the amount of $14,539.88.   Not available Video Video
22-580 17. ResolutionsThat the Solid Waste liens on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved. (See Attachment A)   Not available Video Video
22-611 18. ResolutionsThat the City Manager be authorized to sign a Third Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Services by and between the CITY OF EL PASO and CONSOR ENGINEERS, LLC, a Texas Corporation, for a project known as “ALABAMA, DAVIS, DELTA, AND YARBROUGH BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION”, to provide additional services for an increased cost not to exceed Thirteen Thousand Nineteen and 94/100 Dollars ($13,019.94), for a total contract amount of Seven Hundred Sixty Five Thousand Five Hundred Sixty One and 94/100 Dollars ($765,561.94); 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 and this Third Amendment.   Not available Video Video
22-642 19. Board AppointmentsJustin Bass to the Zoning Board of Adjustment, as a Regular Member, by Representative Svarzbein, District 1.   Not available Video Video
22-583 110. 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 exceeding the three (3) year limit. (See Attachment B)   Not available Video Video
22-629 111. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a Resolution commending the members of the El Paso Democratic Party and City of El Paso's Destination El Paso team for successfully securing that El Paso host the 2024 Texas Democratic Convention in the summer of 2024.   Not available Video Video
22-560 112. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to authorize District 1 City Representative Peter Svarzbein to attend City Council meetings by video conference more than one regular meeting week in a row June 21 and 22, 2022 and July 5 and 6, 2022.   Not available Video Video
22-636 113. Operational Focus UpdatesThe Department of Aviation will provide a management update regarding the ELP 5MW (Megawatts) Solar Farm Project.   Not available Video Video
22-582 114. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and discussion of the financial impacts of COVID-19 on the Public Safety Bond Program.   Not available Video Video
22-601 115. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and discussion providing a wrap-up of the 2022 Goal Team Reporting Series and Budget Update.   Not available Video Video
22-576 116. Operational Focus UpdatesManagement update on modifications and improvements to the City’s response to illegal dumping.   Not available Video Video
22-521 117. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending the Future Land Use Map (FLUM) contained in “Plan El Paso” for the properties legally described as Tract 1C, Block 1 and Tract 1A, Block 2, Ysleta Grant, 9879 North Loop Drive, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from O-3, Agriculture to G-7, Industrial and/or Railyards. Subject Property: 9879 North Loop Drive Applicant: Hunt Eastlake Industrial, LLC. PLCP21-00004 [POSTPONED FROM 05-10-2022]   Not available Video Video
22-522 118. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 1C, Block 1 and Tract 1A, Block 2, Ysleta Grant, 9879 North Loop Drive, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-F (Ranch and 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: 9879 North Loop Drive Applicant: Hunt Eastlake Industrial, LLC, PZRZ21-00017 [POSTPONED FROM 05-10-2022]   Not available Video Video
22-523 119. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending the Future Land Use Map (FLUM) contained in “Plan El Paso” for the properties legally described as Tract 2, 2B, and 3D, Block 2, Ysleta Grant, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from O-3, Agriculture to G-4, Suburban (Walkable). Subject Property: North of Inglewood Drive and West of North Loop Drive Applicant: BRE Development, LLC. PLCP21-00005 [POSTPONED FROM 05-10-2022]   Not available Video Video
22-524 120. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of Tracts 2, 2B, and 3D, Block 2, Ysleta Grant, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-F (Ranch and Farm) to A-O/c (Apartment/Office/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: North of Inglewood Drive and West of North Loop Drive Applicant: BRE Development, LLC. PZRZ21-00035 [POSTPONED FROM 05-10-2022]   Not available Not available
22-585 121. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Lot 1, Block 4, Riverside International Industrial Center, 9751 Pan American Drive, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-F (Ranch and Farm) to M-1 (Light Manufacturing). 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: 9751 Pan American Drive Applicant: El Paso Water, PZRZ22-00004 [POSTPONED FROM 05-24-2022]   Not available Video Video
22-599 122. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 2.3 - Increase public safety operational efficiency. Award Summary: Discussion and action of the award of Solicitation No. 2022-0238 Security Guard Services to Night Eyes Protective Services, Inc., for an initial term of three (3) years for an estimated amount of $349,500.00. The award also includes a two (2) year option for an estimated amount of $233,000.00. The total value of the contract is, including the initial term plus the option for a total five (5) years, for an estimated amount of $582,500.00. This contract will provide security guard services for the El Paso Fire Department facilities. Contract Variance: The difference in price, based on comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $53,820.00 for the initial term, which represents a 18.20% increase due to increase in hourly rates. Department: Fire Award to: Night Eyes Protective Services, Inc. El Paso, TX Item(s): All Initial Term: 3 Years Option to Extend: 2 Years Annual Estimated Award: $116,500.00   Not available Video Video
22-594 123. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 7.2 - Improve competitiveness through infrastructure improvements impacting the quality of life. Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation 2022-0401 South Central Streets Phase V to Jordan Foster Construction, LLC for an estimated total amount of $4,787,802.35. This contract will allow for the reconstruction of Edna Street from Alicia to Huerta and Cortez from Delta to Flower. Department: Capital Improvement Award to: Jordan Foster Construction, LLC El Paso, TX Item(s): Base Bid I, Base Bid II, Base Bid III, Base Bid IV, Base Bid V and Base Bid VI Initial Term: 450 Consecutive Calendar Days Base Bid I: $1,694,951.00 Base Bid II: $194,473.00 Base Bid III: $56,444.00 Base Bid IV: $1,841,876.35 Base Bid V: $362,495.00 Base Bid VI: $637,563.00 Total Estimated Award: $4,   Not available Video Video
22-504 124. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting a Franchise for Elite Medical Air Transport, LLC d/b/a Emergent Air, to operate a non-emergency ambulance transfer service. [POSTPONED FROM 05-24-2022]   Not available Video Video
22-447 125. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of being all of Tract 1D, U.S. Government Parcel #6, and a portion of Tract 14-A, and Tract 15-B, Block 27, Ysleta Grant, 175 Midway Drive, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-F (Ranch and Farm) and C-4 (Commercial) to C-1 (Commercial), 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: 175 Midway Drive Applicant: Ysleta Independent School District, PZRZ21-00027   Not available Video Video
22-506 126. OrdinancesAn Ordinance to amend Title 5 (Business License and Permit Regulations) Chapter 5.02 (Alcoholic Beverages), Section 5.02.090 (City Protest of Permit/License), Section 5.02.100 (City Liquor License/Permit - Fee) and Section 5.02.140 (Liquor License/Permit - Term); The penalty as provided in 5.02.170 (Violations and Penalties) of the El Paso City Code.   Not available Video Video
22-584 127. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution amending Schedule C for the City of El Paso FY2022 Budget Resolution to update the local fees local governments can charge for alcohol licenses.   Not available Video Video
22-598 128. Other BusinessPresentation and discussion by Project Arriba on their combined mid-year and annual report on the status of activities during the fiscal year, use of grant funds and progress in the performance measures required under the Chapter 380 Economic Development Program Agreement executed on October 2, 2018 between the City of El Paso and Project Arriba.   Not available Video Video
22-602 129. ResolutionsDiscussion and action on a Resolution of the City Council of El Paso nominating El Paso Healthcare System, LTD as a Texas State Enterprise Zone Project.   Not available Video Video
22-593 130. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Collaboration Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and LiftFund, together with the “Anchor Organizations,” and the Aspen Institute Latinos and Society (“AILAS”) to empower Latino communities and promote long-term economic growth and resiliency.   Not available Video Video
22-603 131. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Chapter 380 Economic Development Program Agreement (“Agreement”) by and between the CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS and 1 TEXAS TOWER, LLC and HOTEL DULCINEA, LLC to support and facilitate the development of a hotel, which includes the redevelopment, rehabilitation and improvement of the downtown building commonly known as the Texas Tower, located at 109 North Oregon Street, El Paso, Texas 79901. The Agreement requires the Applicant to make a minimum investment of $18 million. Over the term of the Agreement, the City will provide local performance-based economic incentives not to exceed $2,186,000; additionally, the City will apply to participate in the State Convention Center Hotel Program established by Chapter 351 of the Texas Tax Code.   Not available Video Video
22-606 132. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign a long-term lease by and between the CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS (“Lessor”) and 1 TEXAS TOWER, LLC (“Lessee”) to support and facilitate the development of a hotel, which includes the redevelopment, rehabilitation and improvement of the downtown building commonly known as the Texas Tower, located at 109 North Oregon Street, El Paso, Texas 79901.   Not available Video Video
22-605 133. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Chapter 380 Economic Development Program Agreement (“Agreement”) by and between City Of El Paso (“City”) and Parradame Family Partnership LP (“Applicant”) in support of the rehabilitation of a 100-year-old mixed-use building located in Downtown El Paso. The Agreement requires the Applicant to make a minimum investment of $481,000. Over the term of the Agreement the City will provide performance-based incentives in an aggregate amount not to exceed $47,665.   Not available Video Video
22-572 134. Other BusinessDiscussion and action that the City Council approves a change order in the amount of $168,964.54 to Lesna Construction Inc. for the installation of 178 concrete collars at connecting points to manholes and inlets to the project under Contract No. 2021-0026 Central Business District Phase IV project. This notice provides for the additional scope of work, which allows for additional capacity to the awarded contract. An additional forty-five (45) working days will be allowed for the completion of the work. The new contract sum, including this change order notice and previous change order notices, is $12,934,067.07. The City Manager, or designee, is authorized to execute any documents and contract amendments needed to carry out the intent of this Resolution.   Not available Video Video
22-610 135. Other BusinessPresentation and introduction to the 48th Year (2022-2023) Annual Action Plan for the following Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Entitlement Grants: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME), Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids (HOPWA), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) programs. Following this introduction, a 30-day public comment period will commence, after which the Final Annual Action Plan will be presented to Council for approval.   Not available Video Video
22-618 3EX1. Executive SessionConnie Patterson-Jimenez v. City of El Paso Matter No. 21-1039-1930 (551.071)   Not available Video Video
22-623 2EX2. Executive SessionTexas Gas Service - Request to Approve Continued Use of Financial Instruments for Hedging Gas Costs for the 2022-2023 Heating Season. Matter No. 22-1008-192 (551.071)   Not available Video Video
22-622 2EX3. Executive SessionApplication of El Paso Electric Company to Revise Its Energy Efficiency Cost Recovery Factor (EECRF) and Establish Revised Cost Caps, Public Utility Commission of Texas Docket No. 53551. Matter No. 22-1008-193 (551.071)   Not available Video Video
22-621 2EX4. Executive SessionApplication of El Paso Electric Company to Change Rates to Open Access Transmission Tariff, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC); Docket No. ER22-282-000. Matter No. 21-1008-183 (551.071)   Not available Video Video
22-620 2EX5. Executive SessionApplication of El Paso Electric Company to Change Rates, Public Utility Commission of Texas Docket No. 52195. Matter No. 21-1008-174 (551.071)   Not available Video Video
22-624 2EX6. Executive SessionPurchase, lease, exchange of real property located near East El Paso, Texas. Matter No. 22-1004-1384 (551.072)   Not available Video Video
22-626 2EX7. Executive SessionPurchase, lease, exchange of real property held by El Paso Water Utilities-PSB. Matter No. 22-1009-1145 (551.072)   Not available Video Video
22-627 2EX8. Executive SessionQuarterly Litigation Report. Matter No. 19-1021-1210 (551.071)   Not available Video Video