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City Council Work Session

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  1. Agenda Ready
    Operational Focus Updates

    Discussion and action on an Emergency Ordinance extending Emergency Ordinance No. 019333 authorizing the City Manager to assign personnel and resources to assist in addressing the humanitarian and public safety crisis resulting from a mass migration through El Paso.

    A motion was made by Representative Rivera, seconded by Representative Molinar, to Approve the item. The motion carried by the following vote:

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  2. Agenda Ready
    Operational Focus Updates

    Discussion and action on an Emergency Ordinance extending Ordinance No. 019604 due to a humanitarian, security, and economic crisis resulting from mass migration waves through El Paso.

    A motion was made by Representative Molinar, seconded by Representative Rivera, to Approve the item. The motion carried by the following vote:

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  3. Agenda Ready
    Operational Focus Updates

    Presentation and discussion providing a report from the following Goal Teams: 1. Vision Block: Vibrant and Regional Economy Goal 1 (Economic Development) and Goal 3 (Visual Image) International Bridges Director, Roberto Tinajero
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  4. Agenda Ready
    Operational Focus Updates

    Presentation and discussion providing a report from the following Goal Team: 1. Vision Block: Exceptional Recreational, Cultural and Educational Opportunities Goal 4 (Quality of Life) Parks and Recreation Director, Pablo Caballero
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  5. Agenda Ready
    Executive Session

    Close out of contract with El Paso Zoological Society, HQ#2062 (551.071)

    A motion was made by Representative Kennedy, seconded by Representative Rivera, to Approve the item. The motion carried by the following vote:

  6. Agenda Ready
    Executive Session

    Application of El Paso Electric Company to Amend its Energy Efficiency Cost Recovery Factor; HQ#UTILITY-39 (551.071)

    A motion was made by Representative Kennedy, seconded by Representative Molinar, to Approve the item. The motion carried by the following vote:

  7. Agenda Ready
    Executive Session

    Purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property located in Downtown El Paso. (HQ#24-2784) (551.072)
  8. Agenda Ready
    Executive Session

    Discussion on economic development opportunities in Northeast El Paso, Texas. HQ#24-2438 (551.072) (551.087)
  9. Agenda Ready
    Executive Session

    United States of America v. City of El Paso; United Road Towing, Inc. d/b/a UR Vehicle Management Solutions; and Rod Robertson Enterprises, Inc.; Cause No.3:23-cv-00044; Matter 20-10260-10714 (551.071)

    A motion was made by Representative Kennedy, seconded by Representative Fierro, to Approve the item. The motion carried by the following vote:

  10. Agenda Ready
    Executive Session

    Interpretation of Texas Elections Code and Texas Constitution (551.071)

    A motion was made by Representative Canales, seconded by Representative Fierro, to Approve the item. The motion carried by the following vote:

City Council

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  1. Agenda Ready
    Request to Excuse

    REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS
  2. Agenda Ready
    Resolutions

    That the Mayor be authorized to exercise the option to renew the term of the Interlocal Agreement between the City of El Paso (“City”) and the El Paso County Hospital District d/b/a University Medical Center (“UMC”) for the City to provide certain personnel and routine ambulance vehicle maintenance services for UMC’s Mobile Stroke Unit in exchange for UMC paying the City an amount not to exceed $130,000.00 annually for the City’s staffing services and separate amount not to exceed $7,200.00 annually for the City’s routine ambulance vehicle maintenance services, for the second one (1) year term of the three one (1) year renewal options.
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  3. Agenda Ready
    Resolutions

    That the Solid Waste liens on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved (See Attachment A).
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  4. Agenda Ready
    Resolutions

    That the closure of rights-of-way within the City of El Paso for the Sal y Limon 2024 from 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2024, to 6:00 a.m. on Sunday June 2, 2024, serves a public purpose of providing cultural and recreational activities for the residents and visitors of the City of El Paso, in accordance with 43 TAC, Section 22.12, the City Manager be authorized to sign an Agreement for the Temporary Closure of State Right of Way (Form TEA 30A) by and between the City of El Paso and the State of Texas, acting by and through the Texas Department of Transportation, for the temporary closure and use of State owned and operated street(s) in excess of four hours for portions of Mesa Street between Texas Ave. and Franklin Ave. upon the issuance of required permits from the City of El Paso and substantial conformity to the finalized TEA 30 agreement between the City of El Paso and State of Texas Department of Transportation. (CSEV24-00021)
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  5. Agenda Ready
    Resolutions

    A Resolution to authorize the City Manager to sign an Advance Funding Agreement Amendment #3 by and between the Texas Department of Transportation, for the Sean Haggerty Drive Extension project, for the design of a four-lane bridge with pedestrian facilities from Nathan Bay Drive to Dyer Street, in order to amend the budget by updating the type of Federal and State funds that are being expended. This Amendment #3 does not change the total estimated cost of the Project and does not change the estimated local government participation amount of $1,832,997.00 plus any cost overruns.
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  6. Agenda Ready
    Resolutions

    A Resolution that the Mayor be authorized to sign an Intergovernmental Support Agreement (“IGSA”) between the City of El Paso and the United States to provide animal control services by and through its Department of Animal Services to Fort Bliss in the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas.
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  7. Agenda Ready
    Applications for Tax Refunds

    A refund to Melissa Epperson, in the amount of $3,100.36 for an overpayment made on January 20, 2024 of 2023 taxes, Geo. # N425-999-0180-1700. 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.
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  8. Agenda Ready
    Notice for Notation

    For notation only, the P-Card Transactions for the period of March 21, 2024 - April 20, 2024 for Mayor, City Council Representatives, City Attorney’s Office, City Manager’s Office and staff.
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  9. Agenda Ready
    Operational Focus Updates

    Presentation of the Sociable City Assessment Action Plan by the Responsible Hospitality Institute (RHI) with the Code Enforcement Bureau, and the El Paso Police Department. The Sociable City Assessment Action Plan is a summary that includes a review of the current noise ordinance, public and venue safety, social venues, mobility, and quality of life. RHI will present the summary action plan and provide City Council with recommendations.
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  10. Second Reading
    Ordinances

    An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a contract of sale with Notes Live Inc, a Colorado corporation, for the sale of approximately 17 acres of property located at the Northeast corner of Cohen Avenue and Gateway Boulevard North, El Paso, TX 79924, legally described as a portion of Block 7, Castner Range Subdivision No. 1, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas.
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  11. Second Reading
    Ordinances

    An Ordinance approving amendment number three to the Final Project and Financing Plan for Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Eleven, City of El Paso, Texas; making various findings related to such Plan; providing for severability; and providing an effective date.
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  12. Second Reading
    Ordinances

    An Ordinance changing the zoning of a 17.444 acre Tract of land situated in the O.A. Danielson Survey, Number 316, being a portion of that certain 32.412-acre Tract, and 4.806 acre Tract of land situated in Ysleta Grant Block 56, being a portion of Tract 8 and 9, of said Block 56, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-F (Ranch and Farm) and R-3 (Residential) to C-4 (Commercial), and imposing a condition. 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: Gateway East and Southeast of Americas Applicant: David Ballard, PZRZ23-00041
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  13. Second Reading
    Ordinances

    An Ordinance changing the zoning of all of Tracts 90-A, 92, and 93, S.A. & M.G. Railroad Survey #267, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-4 (Residential) to C-3 (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: North of Thorn and West of Doniphan Applicant: David Ballard, PZRZ24-00003
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  14. Agenda Ready
    Other Bids, Contracts, Procurements

    Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign an Agreement for Professional Services by and between the City of El Paso and Consor Engineers, LLC, a Florida, USA, Foreign Limited Liability Company authorized to transact business in Texas, for a project known as “ENGINEERING AND DESIGN SERVICES FOR THE RESLER BOULEVARD EXTENSION PROJECT” for an amount not to exceed $1,008,393.48; and that the City Engineer is authorized to approve additional Basic Services and Reimbursables for an amount not to exceed $50,000.00 and to approve Additional Services for an amount not to exceed $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 $1,108,393.48; 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.
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  15. Agenda Ready
    Other Bids, Contracts, Procurements

    Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign an Agreement for professional services by and between the City of El Paso and Consor Engineers, LLC., a Florida, USA, Foreign Limited Liability Company authorized to transact business in Texas, for a project known as “Northeast Advanced Manufacturing Development Phase 1 Design-Build Owner's Representative Bridging Documents” for an amount not to exceed $1,023,724.11; and that the City Engineer is authorized to approve additional Basic Services and Reimbursables for an amount not to exceed $50,000.00 and to approve Additional Services for an amount not to exceed $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 $1,123,724.11; 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.
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  16. Second Reading
    Ordinances

    An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. PZST23-00012, to allow for infill development with reductions to minimum lot area and minimum average lot width on the property described as Lot 42, Block 20, Sun Valley Addition Section Three, 5204 Sun Valley Drive, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, pursuant to section 20.10.280 Infill Development of the El Paso City Code. The penalty being as provided for 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: 5204 Sun Valley Dr. Applicant: Goal Development Group, PZST23-00012
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  17. Second Reading
    Ordinances

    An Ordinance amending Title 5 (Business License and Permit Regulations), Chapter 5.03 (Amplified Sound Permit), Section 5.03.010 (Compliance Required) to remove the Downtown Management District exemption and Section 5.03.020 (Definitions) to amend the definition of residential property of the El Paso City Code; the penalty as provided in 5.03.130 of the El Paso City Code.
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  18. Second Reading
    Ordinances

    An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute a quitclaim (tax resale) deed conveying all right, title and interest in real property described as The North 140 ft. of Lot 7, Block 4, Buena Vista Addition, El Paso County, Texas, to the City of El Paso (“City”), in accordance with Section 34.05(h) of the Tax Code. Offer originated from The El Paso Municipal Drainage Utility, by and through El Paso Water Utilities Public Service Board, a component unit of the City of El Paso, a Texas municipal corporation (“EPWater”). [POSTPONED FROM 05-21-2024]
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  19. Second Reading
    Ordinances

    An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute a quitclaim (tax resale) deed conveying all right, title and interest in real property described as Tract 2-P-2-B, Block 6, Ascarate Grant, El Paso County, Texas, as described in Volume 2948, Page 1719, Official Records of El Paso County, Texas, to the City of El Paso (“City”), in accordance with Section 34.05(h) of the Tax Code. Offer originated from The El Paso Municipal Drainage Utility, by and through El Paso Water Utilities Public Service Board, a component unit of the City of El Paso, a Texas municipal corporation (“EPWater”). [POSTPONED FROM 05-21-2024]
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  20. Agenda Ready
    Other Business

    Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the submission of an application to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Local Government Energy Program: Communities Sparking Investment in Transformative Energy (C-SITE) requesting funds in the amount of $3,000,000.00, with a 5% match of $160,000.00 from the City, for the Paso del Norte Port of Entry Microgrid Project; and authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to make any budget transfer necessary in regards to the City’s matching project funds in the amount of $160,000.00 from the International Bridges Department P3 Fund in order to effectuate the Paso del Norte Port of Entry Microgrid Project; authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to sign any documents necessary for the proper submission of said application; authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to sign any documents necessary to accept a grant resulting from said application, after consultation with the City Attorney’s Office; and authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to sign any documents related to a grant resulting from the application, including, but not limited to, revisions to the project scope, revisions that increase, decrease or de-obligate program funds, revisions to the operation plan, and documents to reject, amend, correct, and/or terminate the grant; and to explore funding sources and partnerships that leverage the strength of said application and any grant resulting from said application.
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  21. Agenda Ready
    Other Business

    Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the submission of an application to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Ports Program: Climate and Air Quality Planning Competition requesting funds in the amount of $3,000,000.00, with no match required from the City, for the Ysleta International Port of Entry and Santa Fe Railyard Project Development Study; and authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to sign any documents necessary for the proper submission of said application; authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to sign any documents necessary to accept a grant resulting from said application, after consultation with the City Attorney’s Office; and authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to sign any documents related to a grant resulting from the application, including, but not limited to, revisions to the project scope, revisions that increase, decrease or de-obligate program funds, revisions to the operation plan, and documents to reject, amend, correct, and/or terminate the grant; and to explore funding sources and partnerships that leverage the strength of said application and any grant resulting from said application.
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  22. Agenda Ready
    Other Business

    Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the Mayor to sign an Interlocal Agreement between the City of El Paso (“City”) and the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (“TxDMV”) described as the Scofflaw Services Contract to allow the Municipal Court to transmit vehicle information regarding outstanding arrest warrants to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles for statewide flagging and holds.
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  23. Agenda Ready
    Resolutions

    That the City Manager, or designee, be authorized to sign the second amendment to the Consulting Services Agreement between the City of El Paso and AECOM Technical Services Inc. for the provision of consulting services for the development of the Climate Action Plan (CAP) for an amount of $137,024 to cover activities related to the Climate Fellowship program and outreach.
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  24. Agenda Ready
    Members of the City Council

    Discussion and action to approve a Resolution recognizing the Riverside High School Boys Soccer Team for reaching the regional final, known as the Elite Eight.
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  25. Agenda Ready
    Other Business

    Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the submission of an application to the U.S. Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Competition requesting funds in the amount of $22,809,600.00, with a $2,138,400.00 (7.5%) match required from the City, for the Zaragoza Rail Grade Separation Project; and authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to sign any documents necessary for the proper submission of said application; authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to sign any documents necessary to accept a grant resulting from said application, after consultation with the City Attorney’s Office; and authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to sign any documents related to a grant resulting from the application, including, but not limited to, revisions to the project scope, revisions that increase, decrease or de-obligate program funds, revisions to the operation plan, and documents to reject, amend, correct, and/or terminate the grant; and to explore funding sources and partnerships that leverage the strength of said application and any grant resulting from said application.
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  26. Agenda Ready
    Board Appointments

    Tod Grice to the Open Space Advisory Board by Representative Isabel Salcido, District 5.
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  27. Agenda Ready
    Board Appointments

    Andrea Uribe to the Building and Standards Commission by Representative Isabel Salcido, District 5.
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  28. Agenda Ready
    Board Appointments

    Appointment of Miguel (Mike) Rosales to the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee by Representative Henry Rivera, District 7.
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  29. Agenda Ready
    Members of the City Council

    Discussion and action to approve a Resolution that City Council accepts the recommendation from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and hereby approves the naming of the Multipurpose Recreation Center, located at 9031 Viscount Blvd, within the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, as “ Michelle T. Adjemian Recreation Center”.
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  30. Agenda Ready
    Board Appointments

    Vanessa Tena to the Museums and Cultural Affairs Advisory Board by Representative Isabel Salcido, District 5.
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  31. Agenda Ready
    Board Appointments

    Terry M. Breaux to the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee by Representative Joe Molinar, District 4.
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  32. Agenda Ready
    Members of the City Council

    Discussion and action to approve a Resolution recognizing The El Paso Football Officials Camp.
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