AGENDA FOR REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

January 22, 2013

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL

8:30 a.m.

 

NOTICE:  At any time during the Council meeting, the City Council may meet in executive session pursuant to Section 3.5A of the El Paso City Charter and the Texas Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapter D, to discuss items as permitted by law.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  If items are scheduled for the Executive Session, the Council will move to Executive Session at 12:00 p.m. (noon) for the consideration of those items, or will hear the items at the end of the agenda or as determined by the Presiding Officer, whichever occurs first. 

 

ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION by Police, Fire and CIMA Chaplain Sam Faraone

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

Mayor’s PrOCLAMATIONS

 

1.    Catholic Schools Week

2.    Frederick Carter Day

 

 

CALL TO THE PUBLIC – PUBLIC COMMENT

 

This time is reserved for members of the public who would like to address the City Council on items that are not on the City Council Agenda.

 

A sign-up form is available on line at https://www.elpasotexas.gov/muni_clerk/contact_public.asp for those who wish to sign up in advance of the meeting date and a sign-up form is available outside the City Council Chambers at the City Clerk table for those who wish to sign up on the day of the meeting.

 

NOTICE

Requests to speak must be received by 8:30 a.m. on the date of the meeting.

30 Minutes total is allotted for speakers.

Three to five minutes may be allowed for each speaker.

 

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

 

All matters listed under the CONSENT AGENDA, including those on the Addition to the Agenda, will be considered by City Council to be routine and will be enacted by one motion unless separate discussion is requested by Council Members.  Prior to the vote, members of the audience may ask questions regarding items on the consent agenda.  When the vote has been taken, if an item has not been called out for separate discussion, the item has been approved.  Council may, however, reconsider any item at any time during the meeting.  The wording of all agenda items shall appear in the minutes of this meeting of the City Council as posted, unless otherwise revised by this or other motion of Council, without the necessity of the City Clerk reading the wording of each item into the record.

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA

1.            APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

Approval of Minutes for the Regular City Council Meeting of January 15, 2013, and the Special City Council Meeting of January 10, 2013.

[Municipal Clerk, Richarda Duffy Momsen, (915) 541-4127]

            [Attachment - Regular City Council Meeting Minutes for 01-15-13]

[Attachment - Special City Council Meeting Minutes for 01-10-13]

 

2.            REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

Mayor John F. Cook and Representative Steve Ortega

 

3.            RESOLUTIONS:

3A.         That the City Manager be authorized to sign an Air Cargo Building Lease Agreement between the City of El Paso (“Lessor”) and Servisair USA Inc. (“Lessee”) for office and warehouse space, loading dock and vehicle parking space, and the ground service equipment parking apron at the Air Cargo Center located at 6415 Convair Road, El Paso, Texas.  (All Districts)

[Airport, Monica Lombraña, (915) 780-4724]

[Attachment]

 

3B.         That the City Manager be authorized to sign a Fuel Site Lease by and between the City of El Paso (“Lessor”) and Cutter Aviation El Paso Limited Partnership (“Lessee”) for the following parcel of land: A portion of Tract 4-A-26, Ascarate Grant, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, consisting of approximately 13,655.44 square feet of land, and municipally known and numbered as 6825 Convair Road, El Paso, Texas.  (All Districts)  [Airport, Monica Lombraña, (915) 780-4724]

                [Attachment]

 

 

 

3C.         That the City Manager be authorized to sign a Lessor’s Approval of Assignment by and between the City of El Paso (“Lessor”) and Robert E. Rook, Jr. as Trustee of the Patsy Marie Taylor Revocable Trust and as Trustee of the Henry L. Taylor Marital Deduction Trust (“Assignee”) for the following described property:  Lots 16, 17 and 18, Block 4, El Paso International Airport Tracts, an addition to the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas,  municipally known and numbered as 7301 Boeing Dr., El Paso, Texas.  (All Districts)

[Airport, Monica Lombraña, (915) 780-4724]

[Attachment]

 

3D.         That the City Manager be authorized to sign a Lessor’s Approval of Assignment by and between the City of El Paso (“Lessor”) and Ace Body Shop, Inc. (“Assignee”) for the following described property:  All of Lot 12, Block 5, El Paso International Airport Tracts, Unit 3, an addition to the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, municipally known and numbered as 6617 Montana, El Paso, Texas. (All Districts)  [Airport, Monica Lombraña, (915) 780-4724]

[Attachment]

 

3E.         A Resolution nominating ADP, Inc. as an Enterprise Project to the Office of the Governor of Economic Development and Tourism through the Economic Development Bank as an Enterprise Zone Project.  (All Districts)

[City Development, Mathew McElroy, (915) 541-4193]

[Attachment]

 

3F.         That the sale and service of alcoholic beverages by VKDT, LLC on behalf of Hun Seo and Jose A. Fong at the outdoor patio cafe located within portions of the alley between Durango Street and Anthony Street behind the property located at 504 West San Antonio Avenue, Suite C, El Paso, Texas is a permissible activity. (NESV12-00038)  (District 8)  [City Development, Mirian Spencer, (915) 541-4482]

[Attachment]

 

3G.        That El Paso City Council hereby rename a portion of the street currently known as Brays Landing Drive, which is located south of Northern Pass Drive and north of Paseo Del Norte Boulevard and authorizes the City Manager to take the necessary steps to change the name from Brays Landing Drive to Cimarron Park Drive.  This is located within the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas.  (SUNC12-00003)  (District 1)

[City Development, Mirian Spencer, (915) 541-4482]

[Attachment]

 

3H.         That the City Manager be authorized to sign an Overhead Electrical Easement for the provision of electrical power to a new road condition message sign to be located at 4301 Woodrow Bean - Transmountain Road, said easement more particularly described as a portion of Section 31, Block 81, TSP 1, T & P Railroad Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas.  (District 4)

[Engineering and Construction Management, Irene D. Ramirez, (915) 541-4428]

[Attachment]

 

3I.           That the City Manager be authorized to sign an Underground Electrical and Transformer Pad Easement for the provision of electrical power to a new City emergency communications radio tower to be constructed at 11615-C Railroad Drive, said easement more particularly described as a portion of Tract 1, Section 28, Block 80, Township 1, Texas & Pacific Railway Company Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas.  (District 4)

[Engineering and Construction Management, Irene D. Ramirez, (915) 541-4428]

[Attachment]

 

3J.          That the Solid Waste liens on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved.  (See Attachment A) (Districts 2, 4, 5, 7, and 8)

[Environmental Services, Kurt Fenstermacher, (915) 621-6892]

[Attachment]

 

3K.         That in accordance with Section 3.5 of the City Charter, as revised, the Regular City Council meeting for February 12, 2013 is hereby rescheduled to Monday, February 11, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.  (All Districts)

[Municipal Clerk, Richarda Duffy Momsen, (915) 541-4127]

[Attachment]

 

3L.         The Mayor be authorized to enter into this Interlocal Agreement by and between the Collin County, Texas (“Collin County”), the City of Austin, Texas; the City of  Houston, Texas; and the City of San Antonio, Texas for the purposes of allowing the sharing of law enforcement information on via the COPLINK system.  (All Districts)

[Police, Marco Spalloni, (915) 564-7100]

[Attachment]

 

 

4.            BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT:

 

Geoffrey Wright to the City Plan Commission by Representative Michiel R. Noe, District 5.  [Representative Michiel R. Noe, (915) 541-4189]

[Attachment]


 

5.            BOARD APPOINTMENTS:

5A.         Georgina Panahi to the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number 6 by Representative Michiel R. Noe, District 5.

[Representative Michiel R. Noe, (915) 541-4189]

                [Attachment]

 

 

5B.         Lisa Turner to the Ad Hoc Charter Advisory Committee by Representative Eddie Holguin, Jr., District 6.  [Representative Eddie Holguin, Jr., (915) 541-4182]

                [Attachment]

 

 

5C.         Yolanda Giner to the El Paso Bond Overview Advisory Committee (BOAC) by Representative Emma Acosta, District 3.

[Representative Emma Acosta, (915) 541-4515]

                [Attachment]

 

 

6.            NOTICE OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS:

 

For notation pursuant to Section 2.92.110 of the City Code:  receipt of campaign contribution by Representative Carl L. Robinson on December 31, 2012, in the amount of $5,000 (loan from Carl L. Robinson).

[Representative Carl L. Robinson, (915) 541-4400]

 

7.            APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUNDS:

That the tax refunds listed on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved.

(See Attachment B)  (All Districts)  [Tax Office, David Childs, (915) 541-4598]

[Attachment]

 

 

8.            requests to issue purchase orders:

 

8A.         Request that the Purchasing Manager for Financial Services, Purchasing Division be authorized to issue a Purchase Order to Shi Government Solutions a contractor under the Department of Information Resources, (DIR) SDD-1364 (Hewlett-Packard Company) for (4) HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8 – Servers, and an extended service agreement for parts and labor, 3 years on site repair.  The City has made the determination that purchasing from this cooperative offers the most cost-effective pricing.

 

The participation by the City of El Paso in the Department of Information Resources (DIR) was approved by Mayor and City Council on February 27, 2007.

 

Department:                                        Police

Award to:                                             Shi Government Solutions

                                                            Austin Texas

 

Total Estimated Amount:                    $113,880 (4 servers)

                                                            $  17,524 (extended service agreement

                                                            3 years - $5,841.33 per year)

Total Estimated Award                       $131,404

Account No.:                                       322/22130/580100/2720/2010SST812 UASI

                                                            FY 2010

                                                            322/21270/580100/4342/ Confiscated

                                                            Funds P5002320 (Extended Service)

Funding Source:                                 Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI)

                                                            Confiscated Funds

Districts:                                            All

Reference No.:                                   2013-122

 

This is a Cooperative, (unit price) contract.

[Financial Services, Bruce D. Collins, (915) 541-4313]

[Police, Robert E. Fiedner, (915) 564-7309]

 

                [Attachment]

 

 

8B.         Request that the Purchasing Manager for Financial Services, Purchasing Division be authorized to issue a Purchase Order to Motorola Solutions, Inc a contractor under the Department of Information Resources, (DIR)-SDD-1304 for the purchase of 67 Motorola APX 6000 700/800 model 2.5 portable radios.  The City has made the determination that purchasing from this cooperative offers the most cost-effective pricing.

 

The participation by the City of El Paso in the Department of Information Resources (DIR) cooperative purchasing program was approved by Mayor and City Council on 02/27/2007.

 

Department:                                        Police

Award to:                                             Motorola Solutions, Inc.

                                                            El Paso, Texas 79930

Total Estimated Award:                      $257,280

Account No.:                                       321/21230/580100/2710-/G2108210-FY 2008

                                                            COPS Technology Grant Police

Districts:                                            All

Reference No.:                                   2013-120

 

This is a Cooperative, (unit price) contract.

[Financial Services, Bruce D. Collins, (915) 541-4313]

[Police, Robert E. Fiedner, (915) 564-7309]

                [Attachment]

 

 

9.            BIDS:

9A.         Request that the Purchasing Manager, Financial Services, Purchasing Division, be authorized to issue a change order to Total Cleaning Services Contract No. 2008-069 (Janitorial Services – El Paso Department of Public Health Facilities) for a total estimated amount of $92,122.69 for a total revised contract amount of $460,613.45.

 

Department:                                        Public Health

Award to:                                             Total Cleaning Services

                                                            El Paso, TX

Total Estimated Award:                      $92,122.69

Account No.:                                       341-41170-522060-1000

Funding Source:                                 General Fund-Maintenance Services

                                                            Contract Janitorial

Districts:                                            All

 

This is a Best Value, services contract.

[Financial Services, Bruce D. Collins, (915) 541-4313]

[Public Health, Bruce A. Parsons, (915) 771-5702]

 

                [Attachment]

 

 

9B.         Request that the Purchasing Manager, Financial Services, Purchasing Division, be authorized to issue a change order to The Eagle Janitorial Services Contract No. 2008-069 (Janitorial Services – El Paso Department of Public Health Facilities) for a total estimated amount of $89,501.38 for a the total revised contract amount of $447,506.90.

 

Department:                                        Public Health

Award to:                                             The Eagle Janitorial Services

                                                            El Paso, TX

Total Estimated Award:                      $89,501.38

Account No.:                                       341-41170-522060-1000

Funding Source:                                 General Fund-Maintenance Services

                                                            Contract Janitorial

Districts:                                            All

 

This is a Best Value, services contract.

[Financial Services, Bruce D. Collins, (915) 541-4313]

[Public Health, Bruce A. Parsons, (915) 771-5702]

 

                [Attachment]

 

REGULAR AGENDA - INTRODUCTIONS

 

10.          INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:

 

Public comment typically is not taken during the introduction of ordinances.

Public comments are invited at the date of the scheduled public hearing.

 

10A.      An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a Special Warranty Deed to convey 5.01 acres more or less, of city land under the jurisdiction of the El Paso Water Utilities Public Service Board, to the El Paso Electric Company, which land is described as a portion of the west half of Section 14, Block 81, Township 1, Texas & Pacific Railway Company Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas located near Loma Real Avenue and Martin Luther King Blvd. in northeast El Paso, El Paso County, Texas and authorizing the City Manager to execute a Contract of Sale, Special Warranty Deed, and any other documents necessary, to complete the conveyance, to the El Paso Electric Company.  The El Paso Water Utilities Public Service Board has declared the land inexpedient to the system.  (District 4)  [El Paso Water Utilities, Lupe Cuellar, (915) 594-5636]

                [Attachment]

 

 

10B.      An Ordinance granting a Special Privilege License to Chico's Tacos Inc. permitting the encroachment onto a portion of an alley adjacent to Block 2, Tobin's Washington Park Addition, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, more commonly known as 4230 Alameda Avenue, to allow parking, signage, landscaping, vehicular and pedestrian traffic.  (NESV13-00001)  (District 8)

[City Development, Mirian Spencer, (915) 541-4056]

                        [Attachment]

 

10C.      An Ordinance vacating a portion of 9.5’ alley adjacent to Lots 4 and 5, Block, 1, Map of Orchard Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas SURW12-00005  (District 8)  [City Development, Raul Garcia, (915) 541-4935]

                                [Attachment]

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JANUARY 29, 2013, FOR ITEMS 10A – 10C

 

Public Hearings will be held as part of the regular City Council meeting that begins at approximately 8:30 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, 2 Civic Center Plaza, Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA – OTHER BIDS, CONTRACTS, PROCUREMENTS

 

ITEMS 11A – 11B - RELATED TO CITY HALL RELOCATION

 

11.          ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT:

 

11A.      Discussion and action to award Solicitation No. 2013-104R for the renovation of the building located at 801 Texas Avenue to Arrow Building Corporation for an estimated total construction amount not to exceed $7,010,000.

Department:                                        Engineering and Construction Management

Award to:                                             Arrow Building Corporation

Preconstruction Phase Services:       $     10,000

(Lump Sum)

Contractor’s Fee for Construction

Phase Services:                                  $7,000,000

Total Estimated Construction

Budget:                                                $7,010,000

Construction Time for Completion:    7/01/2013 Substantial Completion (1st Floor)

                                                            10/01/2013 Substantial Completion

                                                            (Remainder of building)

                                                            10/31/2013 Final Completion

Accounts:                                            580270-190-4730-99998-PCP13CITYHALL2

Funding Source:                                 2013 City Hall Relocation Certificates of

                                                            Obligation

District:                                              8

 

And that the City Manager be authorized to execute the modified AIA A133-2009 Standard Form of Agreement between Owner and Construction Manager as Contractor and any related contract documents and agreements necessary to effectuate this award, including the Guaranteed Maximum Price Amendment.

 

And that as a part of this award, upon the review by the City Attorney, the City Engineer may without further authorization from City Council approve contract changes which are necessary for proper execution of the work and carrying out the intent of the project, which are in accordance with applicable law, do not make changes to the prices and are within the appropriate budget.

 

And that the City Manager be authorized to establish the funding sources and make any necessary budget transfers and execute any and all documents necessary for execution of this award.

 

This selection was done as a Construction Manager at Risk One-Step Process. The Engineering and Construction Management Department recommends award as indicated to Arrow Building Corporation, the highest ranked proposer based on the evaluation criteria established for this procurement.

[Engineering and Construction Management, Irene D. Ramirez, (915) 541-4428]

                                [Attachment]

 

 

11B.      Discussion and action to award Solicitation No. 2013-105R for the renovation of the building located at 218 North Campbell St. to CF Jordan Construction LLC for an estimated total construction amount not to exceed $11,512,000.

Department:                                        Engineering and Construction Management

Award to:                                             CF Jordan Construction LLC

Preconstruction Phase Services:       $       12,000

(Lump Sum)

Contractor’s Fee for Construction

Phase Services:                                  $11,500,000

Total Estimated Construction

Budget:                                                $11,512,000

Construction Time for Completion:    08/29/2013 Substantial Completion (Main Project)

                                                            10/14/2013 Substantial Completion (Freight Elevator)

                                                            11/14/2013 Final Completion

Accounts:                                            580270-190-4690-99998-PCP13LUTHER

Funding Source:                                 2013 City Hall Relocation Certificates of

                                                            Obligation

District:                                              8

 

And that the City Manager be authorized to execute the modified AIA A133-2009 Standard Form of Agreement between Owner and Construction Manager as Contractor and any related contract documents and agreements necessary to effectuate this award, including the Guaranteed Maximum Price Amendment.

And that as a part of this award, upon the review by the City Attorney, the City Engineer may without further authorization from City Council approve contract changes which are necessary for proper execution of the work and carrying out the intent of the project, which are in accordance with applicable law, do not make changes to the prices and are within the appropriate budget.

And that the City Manager is authorized to establish the funding sources and make any necessary budget transfers and execute any and all documents necessary for execution of this award.

This selection was done as a Construction Manager at Risk One-Step Process. The Engineering and Construction Management Department recommends award as indicated to CF Jordan Construction LLC, the highest ranked proposer based on the evaluation criteria established for this procurement.

[Engineering and Construction Management, Irene D. Ramirez, (915) 541-4428]

                                [Attachment]

 

 

11C.      Discussion and action that the City Council authorizes the City Manager to enter into a Job Order Contract for City Owned Facilities with Vistacon Ventures, LLC, a Texas Limited Liability Company, in the amount not to exceed $1,500,000 over a two year period.  This is a “job order contract” as allowed pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 2267.  Vistacon Ventures, LLC competitively bid for job order contracting services and was selected by the Education Service Center Region 19.  The Contractor is entitled to perform only the work issued by individual project work orders.  (All Districts)

[Engineering and Construction Management, Irene D. Ramirez, (915) 541-4428]

                                [Attachment]

 

 

11D.      Discussion and action that the City Council authorizes the City Manager to enter into a Job Order Contract for City Owned Facilities with Mirador Enterprises, Inc., a Texas Corporation, in the amount not to exceed $1,500,000 over a two year period.  This is a “job order contract” as allowed pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 2267.  Mirador Enterprises, Inc. competitively bid for job order contracting services and was selected by the Education Service Center Region 19.  The Contractor is entitled to perform only the work issued by individual project work orders.  (All Districts)

[Engineering and Construction Management, Irene D. Ramirez, (915) 541-4428]

                                [Attachment]

 

 

12.          FINANCIAL SERVICES:

Discussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign an agreement for baseline physical exams services for firefighters (Solicitation No. 2012-183R) between the City and El Paso Healthcare Systems, Ltd, dba Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare for a contract term of three years beginning on January 8, 2013 with an option to extend for one additional two-year period.

 

Districts:                                                        All

[Financial Services, Bruce D. Collins, (915) 541-4313]

[Fire, Carlos Carmona, (915) 485-5610]

POSTPONED FROM 01-08-13

                [Attachment]

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA – OTHER BUSINESS

 

13.          CITY DEVELOPMENT:

Discussion and action on a Resolution amending Schedule C for the City of El Paso FY 2013 Budget Resolution revising the established electrical permit fee for solar panels as authorized pursuant to Title 18, to provide for a maximum established fee.

(All Districts)  [City Development, Victor Morrison-Vega, (915) 541-4556]

                [Attachment]

 

 

14.          GENERAL SERVICES:

14A.      Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign Amendment #5 to the Professional Services Contract, dated May 17, 2010, between the City of El Paso and Johnson Controls, Inc., a Wisconsin Corporation, to perform additional facility improvement measures (the "FIMs") on 11 El Paso International Airport facilities/buildings; specifically, the FIMs are:  (1) lighting retrofits and controls at all 11 facilities; (2) window film on Customs, Main Terminal, Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Facility (ARFF) and the Butterfield Golf Course; (3) Central Plant and AHU Upgrades at the Terminal Building; and (4) a Facility Management System at the Terminal Building, to implement Phase V of the City-wide Energy Operational Savings, for an amount of $4,991,967 and for optional maintenance, measurement and verification services over a 10-year period in the estimated amount of $658,026, for a total award of $5,649,993, which will be funded with Airport Enterprise Funds; and that the City Manager be authorized to sign any contracts or other documents required to effectuate this transaction, subject to final approval by the City Attorney’s office of all necessary documents to effectuate the transaction.  (All Districts)

[General Services, Stuart Ed, (915) 621-6822]

                                [Attachment]

 

 

14B.      Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign Amendment #6 to the Professional Services Contract, dated May 17, 2010, between the City of El Paso and Johnson Controls, Inc., a Wisconsin Corporation, to perform annual expanded measurement and verification (M&V) services, for an amount of $247,300, over a three-year term, which will be funded with General Services Department Operating Funds; and that the City Manager be authorized to sign any contracts or other documents required to effectuate this transaction, subject to final approval by the City Attorney’s office of all necessary documents to effectuate the transaction.  (All Districts)

[General Services, Stuart Ed, (915) 621-6822]

                                [Attachment]

 

 

15.          PARKS AND RECREATION:

Discussion and action of the 2012-2022 Updated Parks and Recreation Master Plan as prepared by the City’s consultants, Halff Associates, Inc., for the City of El Paso.

(All Districts)  [Parks and Recreation, Nanette Smejkal, (915) 541-4283]

                [Attachment]

 

 

16.          MAYOR AND COUNCIL:

 

16A.      Discussion and action to direct the City Manager to City initiate a street vacation of a portion of Campbell Street between Arizona Avenue and Rio Grande Avenue, in accordance with a Resolution, adopted by City Council on February 21, 2012, allowing for an alternate method for determining the fair market value and for determining the compensation for the sale or conveyance of land dedicated to the City as a public street, alley, or easement to the abutting property owner owning the fee simple.

[Representative Cortney Niland, (915) 541-4268]

 

16B.      Presentation on the options for the entrance into the State Park off of Transmountain.  Discussion and action on submitting comments to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission for the January 24th meeting about the transfer of land from the State Park to TXDOT for the purpose of supporting the entrance. (All Districts)

[Representative Susie Byrd, (915) 541-4996]

[Representative Ann Morgan Lilly, (915) 541-4886]

 

16C.      Discussion and action to direct the City Manager to explore options to implement electronic plan review and other development application review based on best practices for current development systems; example being GEO, TMS, or Project Docs.  [Representative Cortney Niland, (915) 541-4268]

 

16D.      Discussion and action about the Police, Fire, and City Pension Funds, consideration to purchase real property for office space.

[Representative Cortney Niland, (915) 541-4268]

[Representative Michiel R. Noe, (915) 541-4189]

 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

The City Council of the City of El Paso may retire into EXECUTIVE SESSION pursuant to Section 3.5A of the El Paso City Charter and the Texas Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapter D, to discuss any of the following:  (The items listed below are matters of the sort routinely discussed in Executive Session, but the City Council of the City of El Paso may move to Executive Session any of the items on this agenda, consistent with the terms of the Open Meetings Act and the Rules of City Council.)  The City Council will return to open session to take any final action and may also, at any time during the meeting, bring forward any of the following items for public discussion, as appropriate.

 

Section 551.071              CONSULTATION WITH ATTORNEY

Section 551.072              DELIBERATION REGARDING REAL PROPERTY

Section 551.073              DELIBERATION REGARDING PROSPECTIVE GIFTS

Section 551.074              PERSONNEL MATTERS

Section 551.076              DELIBERATION REGARDING SECURITY DEVICES

Section 551.087              DELIBERATION REGARDING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEGOTIATIONS

 

Discussion and action on the following:

 

EX1.      Discussion and action regarding issues related to matters involving the demolition of City Hall, the construction of the new ballpark stadium, the initiative petitions and related litigation.  (551.071)  [City Attorney’s Office, Sylvia Borunda Firth, (915) 541-4550]

 

EX2.      Andres Cortez vs. Jorge Gonzalez et. al. Cause No. EP-12-CV-00050  (551.071)

[City Attorney’s Office, Kenneth Krohn, (915) 541-4550]

 

EX3.      Chapter 11 Bankruptcy of Maria Gabriela Stoiber, Case No. 12-31644.  (551.071)

[City Attorney’s Office, Kristen Hamilton, (915) 541-4550]

POSTPONED FROM 01-15-13

 

EX4.      City of Socorro, Texas proposed annexation.  (551.071)

[City Attorney’s Office, Theresa Cullen, (915) 541-4550]

 

EX5.      Carl Starr et al vs. The City of El Paso et al, Cause No. EP-12-CV-0404 and the Aggressive Solicitation Ordinance No. 017886.  (551.071)

[City Attorney’s Office, Laura P. Gordon, (915) 541-4550]

 

 

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