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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 26, 2014:

  1. An Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 56, S.A. & M.G.R.R. Survey No. 267, 144 Thorn Avenue, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-4 (Residential) to A-O (Apartment/Office). The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code. Subject Property: 144 Thorn Avenue. Property Owner: Trans-American Communications, Inc. PZRZ14-00025.
 
  1. An ordinance amending Title 20 (Zoning), Chapter 20.02 (Definitions) to amend the definition of monument sign; Chapter 20.18 (Sign Regulations), Article II (Administration) Section 20.18.140 (Prohibited Signs) to remove the prohibition of roof signs and roof-mounted signs; Article IV (On-Premise Sign Regulations), Section 20.18.400 (General) to add administrative procedures for exceptions to sign standards; Section 20.18.440 (COP, C-1, P-C, P-I, R-MU, G-MU, and I-MU Districts) to amend the requirements for wall signs and to add perpendicular sign standards; Section 20.18.450 (C-2, C-3, C-4, Q, M-1, M-2 and M-3 Districts) to amend the definition of interstate or freeway frontage, to amend the requirements for wall signs, and to add roof and perpendicular sign standards; Section 20.18.455 (C-2, C-3, C-4, Q, M-1, M-2 and M-3 Districts) creating a new section to add requirements for shopping center sign plans; and 20.18.460 (C-5 District) to add roof sign standards. The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code.
 
PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 16, 2014, FOR ITEMS 1 – 2
 
  1. An ordinance amending Title 9 (Health and Safety), Chapter 9.04 (Solid Waste Management), Section 9.04.020 (Definition) to add a definition for approved containers, and to amend section 9.04.260 (Accumulation and Storage), subsection 9.04.260A (Construction or Demolition Material) to allow for the accumulation and storage of construction materials and debris through additional means, the penalty being as provided in section 9.04.630 of the El Paso City Code.
 
  1. An ordinance amending Title 20 (Zoning), Chapter 20.18 (Sign Regulations), Section 20.18.020 (Applicability) to exempt signs authorized through a franchise for waste containers located on sidewalks or other city property, the penalty being as provided in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code.
 
PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 2, 2014, FOR ITEMS 3 - 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 26, 2014, the Mayor has approved and the City Council has passed the following Ordinances:

ORDINANCE 018233 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.

ORDINANCE 018234 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.  
 

Richarda Duffy Momsen, City Clerk

 
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