City Council

Dee Margo

Peter Svarzbein, District 1

Mayor

Alexsandra Annello, District 2

 

Cassandra Hernandez, District 3

 

Sam Morgan, District 4

Tommy Gonzalez

Michiel R. Noe, District 5

City Manager

Claudia Ordaz Perez, District 6

 

Henry Rivera, District 7

 

Cissy  Lizarraga, District 8

 

AGENDA FOR REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

August 14, 2018

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL

9:00 AM

 

AND

 

LEGISLATIVE REVIEW MEETING OF THE WHOLE

300 N. CAMPBELL

MAIN CONFERENCE ROOM, 2ND FLOOR

August 13, 2018

9:00 AM

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

 

 

 

 

INVOCATION

 

 

 

 

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

 

 

CALL TO THE PUBLIC – PUBLIC COMMENT

 

 

 

 

 

Call to the Public will begin at 12:00 p.m.  Requests to speak must be received by 9:00 a.m. on the date of the meeting.  Sixty minutes in total will be devoted for Call to the Public. This time is reserved for members of the public who would like to address the City Council on items that are not on the City Council Agenda.

A sign-up form is available on line at http://legacy.elpasotexas.gov/muni_clerk/signup_form.asp for those who wish to sign up in advance of the meeting date and a sign-up form is available outside the City Council Chambers at the City Clerk table for those who wish to sign up on the day of the meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA - PUBLIC HEARINGS AND OTHER BUSINESS

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Goal 6: Set the Standard for Sound Governance and Fiscal Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.1.

Discussion and action to approve the El Paso County 911 District FY 2018 - 2019 Budget to be presented by Mary Kozak, Director.

 

 

 

All Districts

 

 

 

Office of Management and Budget, K. Nicole Cote, (915) 212-1092

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.2.

Public Hearing on the Proposed Budget, as amended, for the City of El Paso, filed by the City Manager with the City Clerk on July 20, 2018, which begins on September 1, 2018 and ends on August 31, 2019.

 

 

 

All Districts

 

 

 

Office of Management and Budget, K. Nicole Cote, (915) 212-1092

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.3.

2nd Public Hearing on the Proposed FY 2018-2019 Property Tax Rate of $0.847470.

 

 

 

All Districts

 

 

 

Office of Management and Budget, K. Nicole Cote, (915) 212-1092

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.4.

An Ordinance amending Title 3 (Revenue and Finance) Chapter 3.08 (Sales Tax), Section 3.08.010 (Exemptions–Gas and Electricity) of the City of El Paso Code to repeal the Sales Tax Exemption to the use of residential gas and electricity and to reimpose the Local Sales Tax on the residential use of gas and electricity (Residential Use of Gas and Electricity Tax).

 

 

 

All Districts

 

 

 

City Manager's Office, Robert Cortinas, (915) 212-1067

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.5.

An Ordinance amending Title 9 (Health And Safety), Chapter 9.04 (Solid Waste Management), Section 9.04.530 (Fees General), by amending Subsection 9.04.530E, to allow for a Franchise Fee for wear and tear on the City’s rights-of-way due to use of the City’s sanitation vehicles collecting, transporting and disposing municipal solid waste from residential property; the penalty being as provided in Section 9.04.630 of the El Paso City Code

 

 

 

All Districts

 

 

 

Office of Management and Budget, K. Nicole Cote, (915) 212-1092

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Goal 6: Set the Standard for Sound Governance and Fiscal Management

Discussion and action on the following:

 

 

 

 

 

 

EX1.

Personnel Matter:  City Manager Tomas Gonzalez (551.071 and 551.074)

 

 

 

City Attorney's Office, Karla Mariana 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.

 

 

ALL REGULAR CITY COUNCIL AGENDAS ARE PLACED ON THE INTERNET ON THURSDAY PRIOR TO THE MEETING AT THE ADDRESS BELOW:

 

http://www.elpasotexas.gov/