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Notice of Introduction

Pursuant to Section 3.9A of the El Paso City Charter, the following Ordinances were properly introduced at a Regular Council Meeting on August 19, 2014:

  1. An Ordinance granting a non-exclusive franchise to “Loretto Investment Corporation” to operate and maintain a solid waste collection and hauler service within the City of El Paso subject to the terms and conditions described in the ordinance.
 
  1. An Ordinance granting a non-exclusive franchise to “Bin There Dump That” to operate and maintain a solid waste collection and hauler service within the City of El Paso subject to the terms and conditions described in the ordinance.
 
PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 26, 2014, FOR ITEMS 1 – 2
 
  1. An Ordinance amending Title 20 (Zoning), Chapter 20.18 (Sign Regulations), Article III (Billboard Regulations), Section 20.18.270 (Relocation of certain billboards for a City Public Works Project or City or State Roadway Improvement Project) to amend the existing provisions in their entirety to allow for the relocation of existing nonconforming billboards. The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code.
 
PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 2, 2014, FOR ITEM 3
 
  1. An Ordinance amending Title 20 (Zoning), Chapter 20.02 (General Provisions and Definitions), to delete boarding house, group home, rooming house and transitional housing and add definitions for disabled group dwelling, group residential facility, homeless shelter, lodging house and emergency shelter; Chapter 20.08 (Appendix A), Table of Permissible Uses, Sections 3 and 13 – to delete transitional housing, boardinghouse, and rooming house, to allow homeless shelter by special permit in certain commercial and manufacturing districts, to allow emergency shelter by right in all apartment and commercial districts; to allow disabled group dwelling, assisted living facility, convalescent homes, intermediate care facility, nursing home, rest home and boarding home by right in residential, apartment, commercial, and certain special purpose districts, by detailed site plan in certain other special purpose districts and by master zoning plan in the residential mixed used district; and group residential facility, assisted living facility, convalescent home, intermediate care facility, nursing home, rest home, and boarding home by special permit in residential, by right in apartment, commercial, and certain special purpose districts, by detailed site plan in certain other special purpose districts and by master zoning plan in the residential mixed use district; to delete boarding home facility 4 residents or less and 5 residents or more, to allow a lodging house by right in apartment and commercial districts; Chapter 20.10 (Supplemental Use Regulations) to delete congregate home, amend the standards for boarding home facilities, add standards and regulations for disabled group dwelling; group residential facility, and homeless shelter; and (Appendix C) Table of Parking Requirements and Standards to delete transitional housing, boarding house, and rooming house, and to add standards for homeless shelter, emergency shelter, disabled group dwelling, and group residential facility, of the El Paso City Code. The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code.
 
PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2014, FOR ITEM 4
 
Public Hearings will be held as part of the regular City Council meeting which begins at approximately 8:00 a.m.  All interested persons present shall have an opportunity to be heard at that time.  After the public hearings, Council may also delay taking action on Ordinances; no requirement is made by Section 3.9B of the El Paso City Charter to publish any further notice.  Copies of all Ordinances are available for review in the City Clerk’s office, 300 N. Campbell Street, Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  
 
Richarda Duffy Momsen, City Clerk

Notice of Adoption

Notice is hereby given that, during a regular meeting of the City Council held on August 19, 2014, the Mayor has approved and the City Council has passed the following Ordinances:

ORDINANCE 018223 An Ordinance amending Ordinance number 018064 which amended and updated the Foreign Trade Zone No. 68 Ordinance in its entirety; to set the FTZ Operations Training Seminar fee as listed in the tariff schedule; to set the annual fee for subzones as listed in the tariff schedule; to add language regarding the annual report requirement; to rename and modify the term “Small Manufacturing Business Accelerator” to “Manufacturing Business Incentive” and to clarify that incentive; and to revise Appendices D and E to the tariff schedule.
 
ORDINANCE 018224 An Ordinance amending Title 18 (Building and Construction), Chapter 18.02 (Building and Construction Administrative Code), Section 18.02.105 (Permits), Subsection 18.02.105.7 (Drawings and Specifications), of the El Paso City Code, to establish a fee for the conversion of paper plans to electronic format, the penalty being as provided by Section 18.02.111 (Violations and Penalties) of the El Paso City Code.
 
ORDINANCE 018225 An Ordinance amending Title 18 (Building and Construction), Chapter 18.02 (Building and Construction Administrative Code), Section 18.02.106 (Permit Fees), Subsection 18.02.106.11 (Submission and Plan Review Fees), of the El Paso City Code, to establish a fee for additional review of plans which have been revised or amended after issuance of permit, the penalty being as provided by Section 18.02.111 (Violations and Penalties) of the El Paso City Code.
 
ORDINANCE 018226 An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.44 (Stopping, Standing and Parking Generally), Section 12.44.180 (Regulations Pertaining to Certain Special Situations), Paragraph 12.44.180 (B)(10) (News Media Zone), to allow the fee for news media plates to be set during the annual budget process, the penalty being as provided in Section 12.84.010 and Chapter 12.85 of the El Paso City Code.
 
ORDINANCE 018227 An Ordinance amending Title 9 (Health and Safety), Chapter 9.04 (Solid Waste Management), Section 9.04.880 (City Abatement), Subsection 9.04.880E, to add reasonable expenses to include a fee for preparation of and release of liens; the penalty being as provided in Section 9.04.630 of the El Paso City Code.
 
ORDINANCE 018228 An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.56 (Parking Meters), Section 12.56.020F (Installation) of the El Paso City Code to authorize the International Bridges Director to recommend parking meter day and time exception to City Council; to amend 12.56.020F.2 to extend the free Saturday downtown parking exception; and to amend Section 12.56.090A to be set during the annual budget; the penalty as provided for in Section 12.80.240 of the El Paso City Code.
 
ORDINANCE 018229 An Ordinance levying FY 2015 taxes.
 
ORDINANCE 018230 An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 1A-54, Block 1, Ascarate Grant, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from A-O (Apartment-Office) to C-1 (Commercial). The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code. Subject Property: East of Lee Trevino and North of Vista del Sol. Property Owner: Marcos & Esther Calderon. PZRZ13-00032
 
ORDINANCE 018231 An Ordinance granting a Special Privilege License to Hotel Don Quixote LTD for the use, maintenance, and repair of portions of City right-of-way along Missouri Avenue adjacent to the property located at 600 North El Paso Street, El Paso Texas.
 
ORDINANCE 018232 An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.010 (Schedule 1 - One-Way Streets), to add a new location for the alley north of Yandell Avenue, the penalty being as provided in Section 12.84.010 and Chapter 12.85 of the El Paso City Code.  
 

Richarda Duffy Momsen, City Clerk

 
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