But the council will pause and take up its emergency meeting sometime during the day. EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — El Paso city leaders provide an update on the efforts to combat COVID-19. The press conference will take place at 1 p.m. and will be held at El Paso City Hall. I lost my son to COVID-19. Create event. Restrictions on travel have led to severe cuts in sales tax revenue the city previously brought in from shoppers from Mexico. This channel is used to broadcast and archive the public meetings held by the El Paso County Commissioners Court in El Paso, Texas. He also mentioned ways to provide some form of paid leave would soon be reviewed by Gonzalez for full-time and part-time employees. ‘They’re playing with our lives’: COVID-19 fears persist as El Paso educators prepare to go back into the classroom, I’m a high school student. FILE – El Paso Mayor Oscar Leeser speaks during a city meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, in El Paso, Texas. Rodriguez scolded some city representatives during the Aug. 4 meeting who had supported releasing more COVID-19 information despite recommendations from the City Attorney’s Office. “We don’t have the information that we need as council members so that we can disseminate to our district and to our constituents.”. The El Paso city attorney says East-Central city Rep. Cassandra Hernandez is allowed to run in a special election for her City Council seat. Street, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, and Parcel 2: Lot 16 and Lot 17,' Block 47, Campbell Addition, an Addition to the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, according to the plat thereof on file in Volume 2, Page 68, Real Property Records, El Paso County, Texas, commonly known as 1010 and 1012 S. Mesa Street, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. Follow CDC’s recommendations for using a face mask. The El Paso City Council will discuss extending the coronavirus emergency ordinance and making changes to the city charter as their meetings go completely digital Monday and Tuesday. He mentioned schools were closed for 14 days because of the assumed period that it may take for the virus to show symptoms and because children tend to be "vectors" for illnesses. Also mentioned during the conference, the three state testing […] Meetings are held each Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 a.m., during the months September through June. Residents elect the Mayor and four Councilmembers. In July and August, the meetings are Tuesdays at 9:00 a.m. The El Paso City Council will address coronavirus precautions in an emergency meeting that will coincide with its regular Tuesday agenda. EL PASO ZOO. WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of El Paso further finds,. El Paso County, CO – El Paso County Public Health provided a COVID-19 update today to the Colorado Springs City Council. Beginning January 12, 2016 El Paso City Council meetings will be held every two weeks at 8 a.m. on Tuesdays. The El Paso City Council will address coronavirus precautions in an emergency meeting that will coincide with its regular Tuesday agenda. In the three-way race for El Paso’s District 2 seat on City Council, a longtime administrative assistant to past city representatives, Judy Gutierrez, is challenging the incumbent she used to “What happened at the last council meeting was completely irresponsible,” Rodriguez said. Please ensure that you attribute the author, provide a link back to the original article and mention that the article was originally published on El Paso Matters. Those in favor of having the information released argue that El Pasoans will be better able to make decisions about their health, while the opposing side has expressed concerns about liability to the city and worries that businesses will be harmed. He said that investigations of the two individuals who tested positive for the virus were conducted over the weekend. There needs to be respect regardless of which council member or the mayor that it’s coming from.”. Watch Video: Is it allergies or the coronavirus? El Paso city leaders will revisit the topic of a potential pay bump for city employees at Tuesday’s city council meeting. The city has been facing a budget shortfall due to the pandemic. During the conference, Mayor Dee Margo announced the city is reopening playground equipment for public use, and Dr. Ocaranza reminds the community of the importance of wearing facemasks. MCAD. A data source compiled by Johns Hopkins University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering shows that as of Monday afternoon, there are 179,073 cases of the virus worldwide. 6:30 p.m. 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month ()Council Chambers 1000 Spring Street Paso Robles, CA 93446; Agendas & Minutes. “That is part of the policy making process,” he said. in accordance with Sections 12.44.040 and 12.44.050 of the El Paso City Code, that said right-of-way is not upon a Federal-aid or State Highway; that passing traffic will not be required to drive upon the left side of the street or upon any In 1952, City ordinance gave complete oversight of El Paso’s water and wastewater systems to the Public Service Board (PSB). Margo, Morgan, Salcido, Lizarraga and Rodriguez did not respond to El Paso Matters requests for comment about city COVID-19 data and the deepening divisions on City Council. Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe. Robert Resendes, director of El Paso's Department of Public Health, said 27 people in the city have "self-quarantined" themselves and will for 14 days while being monitored for the coronavirus. C City of El Paso. En esta edición de # FactFriday , Nicholas Ybarra, Gerente de la División de Ingeniería del Departamento de Servicios Ambientales, se une a nosotros para hablar con nosotros sobre el programa de recolección de basura durante los dias festivos. The City Council, in accordance with Chapter 9.04 of the El Paso City REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING-JULY 8, 2014 4 . The meeting came one day after city and county officials held a … City Manager Tommy Gonzalez, who reports to the mayor and City Council, has clashed with some members at times. Ended Jun 9th at 05:00 PM . previous day next day today. City Council Meeting. The sales tax relief program still needs approval from the City and County. Select date. The City of El Paso de Robles was incorporated on March 11, 1889. It is a general law (vs. charter) City with a "Council-Manager" form of government. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.. This article first appeared on El Paso Matters and is republished here under a Creative Commons license. City Council meets regularly on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 10:00 am. I resent that fact that their irresponsible, senseless behavior made myself and our other colleagues who voted against that item, in essence respecting the law, it made us targets for members of the media but more importantly the members of our community…”. “There’s no push to give alternate recommendations on how we could get the same results within our legal boundaries — it’s just a yes or no. Copies of the Council agendas, staff reports, and supporting material for agenda items are available on the Friday before each Tuesday council meeting. At issue is whether the city should release the names of businesses and facilities where there has been a cluster, without identifying individuals in the process. Mon-Fri | 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The whole council was in attendance for Monday's meeting but Gonzalez and District 1 city Rep. Peter Svarzbein were present by the Microsoft video conference application Teams. In the November 3, 2015 Charter Election, voters approved a modification to the City’s Municipal Charter to have City Council meetings every two weeks instead of the usual weekly meeting. Attempts to have the information released have been stalled by city attorneys, overturned by a tie-breaking vote by the mayor, resulted in contentious discussions during public meetings and  led the mayor to publicly criticize some of his colleagues. The channel is dedicated to keeping residents and visitors connected with city government information and events that impact our community. EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The City of El Paso will hold a press conference on Thursday to address the rising number of COVID-19 infections in El Paso County. Meetings are held each Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 a.m., during the months September through June. City TV El Paso. The council meeting will not be closed to the public. If you experience difficulty accessing the information contained within this webpage please contact the Office of Accessibility at 719-385-5169. The request does not ask for the names of individuals. Again, in a number of City Council meetings with different mayors, there is a certain tone that needs to be expressed and that tone goes both ways. This account doesn't have any events yet No events found. The city reps were divided on whether the city is doing enough to protect the community from COVID-19. Annello said she thinks the confusion and disagreements from council are stemming from the information they are receiving from staff and what other cities and the state is releasing as far as cluster information is concerned. Watch Video: Ysleta ISD suspends classes indefinitely, will evaluate week-to-week. The public can dial 211 for questions or concerns about the virus. “The mayor needs to do a better job at uniting this council so that we can have a united front, but also there are members of council that are not getting the information they need or they are not getting the analysis of laws or operational information,” Hernandez said. El Paso City Council is discussing the coronavirus in a virtual meeting Monday morning. City of El Paso City Council Meeting Posts. I am determined to improve the Quality of Life (QOL) needs of Northeast El Paso, District 4. By using our site, you agree to our use of cookies. The move came after the Texas Attorney General’s Office determined the agency could not withhold the information. Ended Dec 8th at 04:00 PM . ... has been changed to La Raza Park after it passed a final hearing at a Denver City Council meeting ... A Class Action Lawsuit Against The El Paso County Sheriff. A live stream of the El Paso County Board of County Commissioners meetings provides an opportunity to experience the discussions and actions of the Board, County officials and the public. Meeting Details Agenda Minutes Video; No records were found. Council meetings will continue to be held at […] The letter was in response to a May 25 open records request from El Paso Matters seeking more information on COVID-19 clusters in El Paso. OPERATIONAL HOURS by Elida S. Perez, El Paso Matters August 12, 2020. 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