City Council

Oscar Leeser

Peter Svarzbein, District 1

Mayor

Larry Romero, District 2

 

Emma Acosta, District 3

 

Carl L. Robinson, District 4

Tommy Gonzalez

Michiel R. Noe, District 5

City Manager

Claudia Ordaz, District 6

 

Lily Limón, District 7

 

Cortney Carlisle Niland, District 8

 

 

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL PASO

CITY HALL,300 N. CAMPBELL

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

January 25, 2016

9:05 AM

 

Notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of the City Council of the City of El Paso will be conducted on January 25, 2016 at 9:05 AM in the Council Chambers, City Hall, 300 N. Campbell, El Paso, TX 79901.

 

 

AGENDA

 

 

1.

Discussion and action that the El Paso City Council approves the list of projects, referenced as the “City of El Paso Street Infrastructure Capital Plan” (“the Capital Plan”), as the established list of City of El Paso Street Infrastructure Capital Plan for FY 2016 and the use of the identified funding sources, and that the City Manager be authorized, subject to annual budget requirements, to establish the funding sources for the Capital Plan enumerated in the “Capital Program” for Fiscal Year 2016 and make all necessary budget transfers prior to the execution of the projects.  Funding source 2013-2019 Certificates of Obligation. 

[Capital Improvement, Monica Lombrana, (915) 212-0065]

 

 

2.

Discussion and action that the El Paso City Council approves the list of projects, referenced as the “City of El Paso Quality of Life Bond Issue FY2020 Plan” (“the FY2020 Plan”), as the 2012 Quality of Life five year implementation plan for FY 2015 – 2020, and that the City Manager be authorized, subject to annual budget requirements, to establish the funding sources for the FY2020 Plan enumerated in the “Capital Program” for Fiscal Years 2015-2020 and to make all necessary budget transfers prior to the execution of the projects.

[Capital Improvement, Monica Lombrana, (915) 212-0065]

 

 

3.

Presentation and discussion on debt modeling for capital projects.

[City Manager’s Office, Mark Sutter, (915) 212-1063]

 

 

4.

Discussion and action regarding a resolution authorizing the City Attorney to sign an amendment to the Engagement Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and Ross Fischer for the purpose of increasing the project budget and new law firm name.

[City Attorney’s Office, Sylvia Borunda Firth, (915) 212-0033]

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

The City Council of the City of El Paso may retire into EXECUTIVE SESSION pursuant to Section 3.5A of the El Paso City Charter and the Texas Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapter D, to discuss any of the following: (The items listed below are matters of the sort routinely discussed in Executive Session, but the City Council of the City of El Paso may move to Executive Session any of the items on this agenda, consistent with the terms of the Open Meetings Act and the Rules of City Council.) The City Council will return to open session to take any final action and may also, at any time during the meeting, bring forward any of the following items for public discussion, as appropriate.

 

Section 551.071            CONSULTATION WITH ATTORNEY

Section 551.072            DELIBERATION REGARDING REAL PROPERTY

Section 551.073            DELIBERATION REGARDING PROSPECTIVE GIFTS

Section 551.074            PERSONNEL MATTERS

Section 551.076            DELIBERATION REGARDING SECURITY DEVICES

Section 551.087            DELIBERATION REGARDING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEGOTIATIONS

 

 

EX1.

Personnel Matter/City Manager Tomas Gonzalez. (551.071 and 551.074)

City Attorney’s Office, Sylvia Borunda Firth, (915) 212-0033

 

 

 

 

EX2.

SOAH Docket 473-15-5257 PUC Docket No. 44941 – Application of El Paso Electric Company to Change Rates and SOAH DOCKET NO. 473-16-1685 PUC DOCKET NO. 45475, Review of Rate Case Expenses Incurred by El Paso Electric Company and Municipalities in Docket 44941 (551.071)

[City Attorney’s Office, Sylvia Borunda Firth, (915) 212-0033]

 

 

 

ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA

 

ADDITION TO THE AGENDA FOR

SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL

January 25, 2016

9:05 AM

 

 

MAYOR AND COUNCIL:

 

 

1.

Discussion and action regarding the possibility of refinancing the ballpark debt.

Mayor Oscar Leeser, (915) 212-0021

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

The City Council of the City of El Paso may retire into EXECUTIVE SESSION pursuant to Section 3.5A of the El Paso City Charter and the Texas Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapter D, to discuss any of the following: (The items listed below are matters of the sort routinely discussed in Executive Session, but the City Council of the City of El Paso may move to Executive Session any of the items on this agenda, consistent with the terms of the Open Meetings Act and the Rules of City Council.) The City Council will return to open session to take any final action and may also, at any time during the meeting, bring forward any of the following items for public discussion, as appropriate.

 

Section 551.071            CONSULTATION WITH ATTORNEY

Section 551.072            DELIBERATION REGARDING REAL PROPERTY

Section 551.073            DELIBERATION REGARDING PROSPECTIVE GIFTS

Section 551.074            PERSONNEL MATTERS

Section 551.076            DELIBERATION REGARDING SECURITY DEVICES

Section 551.087            DELIBERATION REGARDING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEGOTIATIONS

 

ADJOURN

 

 

 

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC:

Sign Language interpreters are provided for regular City Council meetings. Copies of this Agenda will be provided in Braille, large print, or audiotape upon requests made a minimum of 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Hearing Assistance Devices are available upon request.

 

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