City Council

Dee Margo

Peter Svarzbein, District 1

Mayor

Alexsandra Annello, District 2

 

Cassandra Hernandez, District 3

 

Sam Morgan, District 4

Tommy Gonzalez

Isabel Salcido, District 5

City Manager

Claudia Ordaz Perez, District 6

 

Henry Rivera, District 7

 

Cissy  Lizarraga, District 8

 

 

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL PASO

CITY HALL, 300 N. CAMPBELL

MAIN CONFERENCE ROOM, 2ND FLOOR

March 18, 2019

9:05 AM

 

 

Notice is hereby given that a Work Session of the City Council of the City of El Paso will be conducted on March 18, 2019 at  9:05 AM in the Main Conference Room, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 300 N. Campbell, El Paso, TX 79901.

 

 

 

 

AGENDA

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

For Notation Only: Formal Report of the Financial Oversight and Audit Committee meeting held on February 12, 2019.

 

a.         Discussion and Action on the City’s 2019 Investment Policy

 

            •  Motion made by Representative Rivera, seconded by Representative Ordaz             Perez and approved by Representative Morgan, Representative Lizarraga,             Representative Ordaz Perez and Representative Rivera to accept the City’s             2019 Investment Policy.

 

b.        Discussion on Audit Plan Updates.

 

c.         Discussion on Client Surveys.

All Districts

Representative Sam Morgan, (915) 212-0004

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

Presentation and discussion on the Strategic Plan Goal Team Reports for the following:

 

Goal 1 (Economic Development)

Goal 3 (Visual Image of the City)

All Districts

Aviation and International Bridges, Monica Lombraña, (915) 212-7301

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.

Update on Destination El Paso’s operations, including conventions, site activity and destination marketing.

All Districts

Destination El Paso, Bryan Crowe, (915) 534-0667

Museums and Cultural Affairs, Tracey Jerome,  (915) 212-1783

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

Corridor Planning Initiative.

All Districts

Capital Improvement, Sam Rodriguez, (915) 212-0065

 

 

 

 

 

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

Section 551.089            DELIBERATION REGARDING SECURITY DEVICES OR SECURITY AUDITS;                                     CLOSED MEETING

 

Discussion and action on the following:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EX1.

Economic Incentives for a Customer Service Company located in the City of El Paso (19-1007-2373) (551.087) (551.071)

 

 

 

Economic and International Development, Jessica Herrera, (915) 212-0094

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EX2.

Zaragoza POE, Pan American Drive & Winn Road Improvements Matter no. 19-1004-937 (551.071 and 551.072)

 

 

 

City Attorney’s Office, Karla M. Nieman (915) 212-0033

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EX3.

In Re: Max Grossman, Relator; Third Court of Appeals; Case #03-19-00001-CV; Matter No. 19-1001-233 (551.071)

 

 

 

City Attorney’s Office, Karla M. Nieman (915) 212-0033

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EX4.

Max Grossman v. Mark Wolfe, Executive Director, Texas Historical Commission; Third Court of Appeals; Case #03-19-00002-CV; Matter No. 19-1001-237 (551.071)

 

 

 

City Attorney’s Office, Karla M. Nieman, (915) 212-0033                          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EX5.

Max Grossman v. City Clerk Laura D. Prine and Mayor Dee Margo, City Representative Peter Svarzbein, City Representative Michiel R. Noe, City Representative Sam Morgan, City Representative Cassandra Hernandez-Brown, City Representative Henry Rivera, City Representative Claudia Ordaz Perez, and City Representative Cissy Lizarraga; 171st District Court No. 2018DCV2172; Matter No. 18-1019-204 (551.071)

 

 

 

City Attorney’s Office, Karla M. Nieman, (915) 212-0033                          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EX6.

Ex Parte: City of El Paso; Third Court of Appeals; Travis County, TX #03-17-00566-CV; Matter No. 17-1001-171.002 (551.071)

 

 

 

City Attorney's Office, Karla M. Nieman, (915) 212-0033

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EX7.

Max Grossman v. City of El Paso; 384th District Court; #2017DCV2528; Matter No. 17-1001-171.001 (551.071)

 

 

 

City Attorney's Office, Karla M. Nieman, (915) 212-0033

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EX8.

Litigation Update to Council – 2nd Quarter, Matter No.  19-1021-1191; (551.071)

 

 

 

City Attorney’s Office, Karla M. Nieman, (915) 212-0033

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

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