The Public Dance Has Started: Hispanic Cultural Center Subcommittee (HCCS) Update

March-26-2015Photograph by Miguel Juárez

The El Paso Hispanic Cultural Center Subcommittee (HCCS) met today.  All HCCS meetings are open to the public. You do not have to be a member of the HCCS to attend and offer comments.  The HCCS meeting is subject to the Open Meetings Act and will be streamed live.  Public comments are allowed at the beginning of the meetings. You must sign up to address the committee before the meeting.

The Hispanic Cultural Center Subcommittee will ultimately consist of nineteen members. It will also include one member of the Bond Oversight Advisory Committee (BOAC), selected by the BOAC. The other eighteen members of the subcommittee will be composed of two members nominated by each district representative and the mayor.

PATH to view recorded meetings: Go to the following website:   (Click on Government / Meeting Videos, that takes you to a menu with a list titles Archives Events (list), then scroll down and click on Hispanic Cultural Center Subcommittee.  Then click on date of meeting and the video of the entire proceeding will play).

Scheduled Meetings:

Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 1 p.m.
Location: City Hall in the 2nd Floor Main Conference Room.

Next Meeting:
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 1 p.m.
Location: City Hall in the 2nd Floor Main Conference Room.

Members of the Committee include:

Appointed by Mayor Oscar Leeser:
Rosa Guerrero, Hector Gutierrez

Appointed by District 1, City Representative Ann Morgan Lilly:
Rafael “Ralph” Adame, Dr. Theresa Ware-Asbury

Appointed by District 2, City Representative Larry E. Romero:
Barbara Perez, Belen Robles

Appointed by District 3, City Representative Emma Acosta:
Nestor A. Valencia, Fermin Dorado

Appointed by District 4, City Representative Carl L. Robinson:
Appointments made but not yet publicly announced.

Appointed by District 5, City Representative Dr. Michiel Noe:
Silvestre Reyes, Ruben Chavez

Appointed by District 6, City Representative Claudia Ordaz:
Carlos Hisa, Maya Sanchez

Appointed by District 7, City Representative Lily Limón:
Enrique Moreno, Jaime Esparza

Appointed by District 8, City Representative Courtney Niland:
Rafael Adame, Jesus “Cimi” Alvarado

BOAC Representative: Gustavo Reveles

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