Special Joint Meeting of HACEP, PHRC, and AHV Board of Commissioners/Directors
5 February 2021, 12:00pm – 1:00pm5300 East Paisano Drive
El Paso, TX 79905
Special Meeting of HACEP, PHRC, and AHV Board of Commissioners/Directors
February 5, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
5300 East Paisano Drive
El Paso, Texas 79905
Take note that a consolidated joint special meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso, Texas (“HACEP”) and the Board of Directors of Paisano Housing Redevelopment Corporation (“PHRC”) and Affordable Housing Ventures (“AHV”) will be conducted by videoconference and telephone participation Friday, February 5, 2021 commencing at 12:00 noon.
TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF OPEN MEETINGS LAWS DUE TO EMERGENCY
The Texas Governor temporarily suspended specified provisions of the Texas Open Meetings Act to allow telephonic or videoconference meetings and to avoid congregate settings in physical locations.
Notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso, Texas (HACEP) and its affiliated governmental entities listed above will be conducted on February 5, 2021 at 12:00 PM. Members of the public may view the meeting via the following:
To listen to the meeting on a telephone, call +1 (872) 240-3412. If you call the meeting you will need to use Access Code: 510-068-885 in order to speak during public comment.
To watch and hear the meeting on video, use the following link: https://www.gotomeet.me/HACEP_Boardroom.
The public is strongly encouraged to sign up to speak on items on this agenda before the start of this meeting by visiting https://www.hacep.org/citizens-br.
To possibly act on the following:
A. Preliminary Items
1. Call to order. (start of meeting for HACEP and all affiliates with a posted agenda)
2. Establishment of a quorum. (for HACEP and all affiliates with a posted agenda)
3. Invocation/moment of silence.
B. Consent Agenda
There are no consent agenda items scheduled for this meeting
C. Regular Agenda: General Action Items
4. Sun Pointe (Roosevelt Community, 4647 Maxwell, El Paso, Texas 79904)
A. HACEP/PHRC: Discussion and action regarding amended HACEP resolution # 2549 and PHRC resolution # 187 authorizing submission of housing tax credit and/or applications to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, the City of El Paso, and/or other appropriate agencies or entities for financing the development or re-development of affordable housing to include applications in support of the Sun Pointe Project.
B. HACEP/PHRC/AHV: Discussion and action to approve the formation and organization of EP Sun Pointe, LP as the limited partnership and Paisano Sun Pointe GP, LLC as the general partner of the limited partnership for the Sun Pointe Project.
5. HACEP: Discussion and action regarding Chief Executive Officer’s performance evaluation, employment agreement, and terms of employment.
D. Executive (Closed) Session
6. Executive Session.
The Board of Commissioners of HACEP or the Board of Directors of the other affiliates meeting today may go into executive session, or a closed private session, to take up any items on or related to this agenda that may be appropriately taken up in executive session pursuant to the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code 551.071 to .076, for such matters as consultation with an attorney on a matter covered by attorney-client privilege, to confer regarding threatened or pending litigation, or to confer regarding real estate, personnel, and/or security matters that may be discussed in a closed session. No action and no votes will be taken in any executive session.
Anticipated executive session item(s):
(a) Discussion and update by legal counsel on pending litigation matters. (Section 551.071)
(b) Discussion and update from legal counsel regarding purchase of real estate for future development of affordable housing in El Paso, Texas. (Section 551.071 and 551.072)
(c) Discussion of personnel and employment matters. (Section 551.074)
E. Conclusion of Meeting
This notice has been posted at the central offices of the HACEP, PHRC, EP RAD-3 PFC, and AHE, at 5300 East Paisano Drive, and notice has been provided to the El Paso County Clerk more than 72 hours in advance of the above meeting, as required by chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.
Upon request the governmental body holding the meeting will provide auxiliary aids and services such as interpreters for the hearing impaired, readers, and large print or braille documents. Those requesting auxiliary aids or services may notify Sergio Vasquez, Equal Opportunity Coordinator, at (915) 849-3820, or at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.
Simultaneous English/Spanish translation is provided at all regular meetings of the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority and the affiliated governmental entities.
Concealed and Open Carry Handgun/Weapons Notice
Pursuant to § 30.06, penal code, (trespass by holder license holder with a concealed handgun), a person licensed under subchapter h, chapter 411, government code (handgun licensing law), may not attend this meeting with a concealed handgun.
Pursuant to § 30.07, penal code, (trespass by holder license holder with an openly carried handgun), a person licensed under subchapter h, chapter 411, government code (handgun licensing law), may not attend this meeting with a handgun that is carried openly.