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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING
Date: 11/8/2011
 
   
Item: NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

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.

"1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 1, 2011.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 1, 2011. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT OF THE INDUSTRIAL SITE LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), OPPORTUNITY CENTER FOR THE HOMELESS (''ASSIGNOR'') AND WEST TEXAS NON-PROFIT DEVELOPMENTS (''ASSIGNEE'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT OF THE INDUSTRIAL SITE LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), OPPORTUNITY CENTER FOR THE HOMELESS (''ASSIGNOR'') AND WEST TEXAS NON-PROFIT DEVELOPMENTS (''ASSIGNEE'') FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: PORTION OF LOT 3, BLOCK 2-A, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS, UNIT 4, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 6461 HILLER STREET, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, (915) 780-4724]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO INDUSTRIAL SITE LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND J. A. CARDWELL, SR. (''LESSEE'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO INDUSTRIAL SITE LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND J. A. CARDWELL, SR. (''LESSEE'') FOR THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF SECTION 40, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 2, T&PRR SURVEYS AND A PORTION OF MOREHOUSE SURVEY NO. 12, CONTAINING 2.07 ACRES OF LAND, MORE OR LESS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 8836 MONTANA, ALLOWING FOR AN EARLY TERMINATION OF THE LEASE. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, (915) 780-4724]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT LAVA ENTERTAINMENT GROUP LLC BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVICE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE NIGHT BEFORE THANKSGIVING PARTY FROM 7:00 P.M. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2011, TO 2:00 A.M. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2011. NESV11-00041

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT LAVA ENTERTAINMENT GROUP LLC BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVICE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE NIGHT BEFORE THANKSGIVING PARTY IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF W. SAN ANTONIO AVENUE BETWEEN DURANGO STREET AND ANTHONY STREET FROM 7:00 P.M. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2011, TO 2:00 A.M. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2011. NESV11-00041 (DISTRICT 8) [DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4482]

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND INTERNATIONAL AIDS EMPOWERMENT, EL PASO HOLOCAUST MUSEUM, AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, CHILD CRISIS CENTER, EL PASO MOTORCYCLE COALITION, UNITED AMERICAN VETERANS ORGANIZATION OF EL PASO, SUN BOWL ASSOCIATION, YMCA OF EL PASO, EL PASO MARATHON FOUNDATION, INTER CLUB COUNCIL OF EL PASO, LYDIA PATTERSON INSTITUTE, SIN FRONTERAS ORGANIZING PROJECT, TRANSMOUNTAIN OPTIMIST FOUNDATION, EL PASO SUN CITY PRIDE, ROTARY CLUB OF WEST EL PASO, AND DEL NORTE LIONS CLUB

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND INTERNATIONAL AIDS EMPOWERMENT, EL PASO HOLOCAUST MUSEUM, AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, CHILD CRISIS CENTER, EL PASO MOTORCYCLE COALITION, UNITED AMERICAN VETERANS ORGANIZATION OF EL PASO, SUN BOWL ASSOCIATION, YMCA OF EL PASO, EL PASO MARATHON FOUNDATION, INTER CLUB COUNCIL OF EL PASO, LYDIA PATTERSON INSTITUTE, SIN FRONTERAS ORGANIZING PROJECT, TRANSMOUNTAIN OPTIMIST FOUNDATION, EL PASO SUN CITY PRIDE, ROTARY CLUB OF WEST EL PASO, AND DEL NORTE LIONS CLUB FOR THE PARTICIPATION IN EACH EVENT SPONSOR'S RESPECTIVE EVENT BY THE CITY, EACH OF WHICH CONSTITUTES AN IMPORTANT PUBLIC PURPOSE OF BENEFIT TO THE CITY AND ITS CITIZENS AS DESCRIBED WITHIN EACH APPLICATION; AND UNDER THE TERMS OF EACH AGREEMENT THE CITY WILL PROVIDE THE NECESSARY FUNDS TO THE APPROPRIATE CITY DEPARTMENTS TO COVER THE COSTS OF THE ON-DUTY POLICE TRAFFIC-CONTROL ASSISTANCE AND OTHER NECESSARY PUBLIC SAFETY SERVICES FOR THE EVENTS. THE AMOUNT OF FUNDING PROVIDED BY THE CITY TOWARDS THESE EVENTS, IN THE AGGREGATE WILL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT OF FUNDING ALLOCATED IN THE CITY'S BUDGET FOR THESE EVENTS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4482]

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LEASE BETWEEN THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, TEXAS AND THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR OFFICE AND LABORATORY USE BY CITY'S DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AT 4505 ALBERTA, EL PASO, TEXAS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LEASE BETWEEN THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, TEXAS AND THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR OFFICE AND LABORATORY USE BY CITY'S DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AT 4505 ALBERTA, EL PASO, TEXAS, FOR AN INITIAL TERM FROM OCTOBER 1, 2011 TO SEPTEMBER 30, 2012, WITH THE CITY'S OPTION OF A ONE YEAR EXTENSION, FOR A MONTHLY RENT OF $9,000. (DISTRICT 3) [ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3G. RESOLUTION: SOLID WASTE LIENS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE SOLID WASTE LIENS ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT A) (DISTRICTS 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, AND 8)

[ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

ATTACHMENT A

SOLID WASTE LIENS

NOVEMBER 8, 2011

3608 COMSTOCK COURT - PROPERTY WAS CLEANED ON $141.86 PARKLAND CAPITAL FUND LP

(DISTRICT 2)

8320 DIANA DRIVE- PROPERTY WAS CLEANED ON

(DISTRICT 2) $170.02 VICTOR H. ORTIZ

3322 IDALIA AVENUE- PROPERTY WAS CLEANED ON

(DISTRICT 2) $143.66 HUMBERTO J. CARBAJAL

108 N CAROLINA DRIVE- PROPERTY WAS CLEANED ON

(DISTRICT 3) $179.43 ALBERTO H CIGARROA

4304 TULAROSA AVENUE- PROPERTY WAS CLEANED ON

(DISTRICT 3) $168.08 JUAN G ANAYA

3800 EDGAR PARK AVENUE- PROPERTY WAS CLEANED ON

(DISTRICT 3) $270.00 JAMES A. RUTH G. VANDINE

4713 G T POWERS DRIVE- PROPERTY WAS CLEANED ON

(DISTRICT 3) $143.49 LLOYD E. & JONI WRIGHT

9944 DYER STREET- PROPERTY WAS CLEANED ON

(DISTRICT 4) $164.80 ANTONIO & LAURA E MENDOZA

5319 HARLAN DRIVE- PROPERTY WAS CLEANED ON

(DISTRICT 4) $166.89 GLENN T & DORIS P RICE

5324 MARCILLUS AVENUE- PROPERTY WAS CLEANED ON

(DISTRICT 4) $126.44 ALVARO M & ELSA D QUEZADA

LOT(S) 21 & 22 (12000.00 SQ FT), BLOCK 2, SAHARA SUBDIVISION- PROPERTY WAS CLEANED ON

(DISTRICT 4) $180.77 ANTONIO & LAURA E. MENDOZA

TRACT 15-A (4.7268 AC), BLOCK 81, TSP 1 SEC 38 T & P SURV SUBDIVISION- PROPERTY WAS CLEANED ON

(DISTRICT 5) $735.20 EDDIE URQUIDI

11400 TURNER ROAD- PROPERTY WAS CLEANED ON

(DISTRICT 5) $272.43 DOMINGUEZ PROPERTIES LTD

11589 KRISTY WEAVER DRIVE- PROPERTY WAS CLEANED ON

(DISTRICT 5) $120.47 SERGIO & MARIA L LUNA

134 PALLA PLACE $105.34 ENRIQUE P & MARTHA LOPEZ

(DISTRICT 6)

8104 BURNHAM ROAD $142.79 REBECCA L FRANCO

(DISTRICT 7)

3011 CYPRESS AVENUE $117.64 ROBERTO E. & SEREFINA VILLA

(DISTRICT 8)

408 FRANCIS STREET $181.20 ISMAEL & BERTHA CANO

(DISTRICT 8)

1007 S FLORENCE STREET $158.30 MERARDO & VERONICA MENA

(DISTRICT 8)

3308 FRUTAS AVENUE $67.30 MARIO A. & MIRIAM R. VIZCARRA

(DISTRICT 8)

3830 HUECO AVENUE $369.48 HERLINDA B. DIAZ

(DISTRICT 8)

4028 HACIENDA ROJA DRIVE $291.09 ACQ CONSTRUCTION

(DISTRICT 8)

223 N LUNA STREET $198.03 HARANN INVESTMENTS INC

(DISTRICT 8)

421 KYLE STREET $158.27 LEOPOLDO & MARIA MARQUEZ

(DISTRICT 8)

708 S ST VRAIN STREET $145.24 LUIS A. & RAFAELA GRIJALVA

(DISTRICT 8)

"3H1. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO CONTINUE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COOPERATIVE PURCHASING NETWORK, THE HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL (H-GAC) COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM, THE TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL BOARDS, INC. (TASB, INC.) COOPERATIVE PURCHASING BUYBOARD, THE ESC-REGION 19 COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM, THE HARRIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM, AND THE TARRANT COUNTY COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PER RECOMMENDATION OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE:

1. THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO CONTINUE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COOPERATIVE PURCHASING NETWORK, THE HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL (H-GAC) COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM, THE TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL BOARDS, INC. (TASB, INC.) COOPERATIVE PURCHASING BUYBOARD, THE ESC-REGION 19 COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM, THE HARRIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM, AND THE TARRANT COUNTY COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER OR HER DESIGNEE ACT AS THE AGENT OF RECORD AND BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY AND ALL DOCUMENTS FOR THE CITY'S PARTICIPATION IN THESE PROGRAMS AND PAY ANY REQUIRED PARTICIPATION FEES; AND

DEPARTMENT: FINANCIAL SERVICES

DISTRICTS: ALL

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, BRUCE D. COLLINS, (915) 541-4313]

"3H2. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY FURTHER EXPEDITES THE PROCUREMENT PROCESS BY AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER OR DESIGNEE TO ISSUE, WITHOUT FURTHER CITY COUNCIL ACTION, PURCHASE ORDERS AGAINST ANY CONTRACT OFFERED THROUGH THE COOPERATIVE PURCHASING NETWORK, THE HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL (H-GAC) COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM, THE TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL BOARDS, INC. (TASB, INC.) COOPERATIVE PURCHASING BUYBOARD, THE ESC-REGION 19 COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM, THE HARRIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM, AND THE TARRANT COUNTY COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PER RECOMMENDATION OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE:

2. THAT THE CITY FURTHER EXPEDITES THE PROCUREMENT PROCESS BY AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER OR DESIGNEE TO ISSUE, WITHOUT FURTHER CITY COUNCIL ACTION, PURCHASE ORDERS AGAINST ANY CONTRACT OFFERED THROUGH THE COOPERATIVE PURCHASING NETWORK, THE HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL (H-GAC) COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM, THE TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL BOARDS, INC. (TASB, INC.) COOPERATIVE PURCHASING BUYBOARD, THE ESC-REGION 19 COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM, THE HARRIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM, AND THE TARRANT COUNTY COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $100,000 IN THE AGGREGATE PER COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM.

DEPARTMENT: FINANCIAL SERVICES

DISTRICTS: ALL

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, BRUCE D. COLLINS, (915) 541-4313]

"3I. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN EXHIBITION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE SPEED ART MUSEUM FOR THE LOAN OF ART TO THE CITY FOR EXHIBIT AT THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF ART FROM SEPTEMBER 16, 2012 THROUGH JANUARY 6, 2013

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN EXHIBITION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE SPEED ART MUSEUM FOR THE LOAN OF ART TO THE CITY FOR EXHIBIT AT THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF ART FROM SEPTEMBER 16, 2012 THROUGH JANUARY 6, 2013, ENTITLED REMBRANDT, RUBENS, GAINSBOROUGH AND THE GOLDEN AGE OF PAINTING IN EUROPE FROM THE SPEED ART MUSEUM, LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, FOR THE AMOUNT OF $150,000. (ALL DISTRICTS) [MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, SEAN MCGLYNN, 915-541-4898]

"3J. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER, DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL MEDICINE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER, DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, FOR THE PROVISION OF HEALTH SERVICES FOR THE CITY'S DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH TUBERCULOSIS CONTROL CLINIC AND THE CITY'S DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE CLINIC BY PHYSICIANS FROM THE TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, FOR THE PERIOD FROM OCTOBER 1, 2011 THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2012. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PUBLIC HEALTH, MICHAEL HILL, (915) 771-5702]

"3K. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC ENTITY, TOWN OF HORIZON CITY, TEXAS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC ENTITY, FOR THE PROVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES AND RELATED MATTERS, BY THE CITY OF EL PASO, FOR THE PERIOD OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2011 THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2012:

TOWN OF HORIZON CITY, TEXAS

(ALL DISTRICTS) [PUBLIC HEALTH, MICHAEL HILL, (915) 771-5702]

"4. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JENNIFER BARR ARDOVINO TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JENNIFER BARR ARDOVINO TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"5. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUNDS:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE TAX REFUNDS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT B) (ALL DISTRICTS) [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

ATTACHMENT B

TAX REFUNDS

NOVEMBER 8, 2011

A. COMMERCIAL METAL CO., IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,862.96 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #003P-000-0000-0060).

B. BBVA COMPASS IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,548.52 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #E014-999-1240-0700).

C. SPRINGLEAF FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,725.65 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #P863-999-0220-3300).

D. GMAC MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,841.87 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #R460-999-0080-1200).

E. BRUCE G. VANDERVORT IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,018.53 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #S137-999-0050-0400).

F. SPRINGLEAF FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,850.41 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #V887-999-0020-1300).

G. MFC EQUITY II IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,521.59 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #V897-999-0640-1700).

"7A. REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO OVERDRIVE, INC., THE SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER OF DIGITAL BOOK TECHNOLOGY AND SERVICES ENABLING THE LIBRARY TO LEND DOWNLOADABLE POPULAR AUDIOBOOKS, EBOOKS, MUSIC, VIDEO, AND OTHER DIGITAL MATERIAL VIA THE LIBRARY'S WEBSITE

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO OVERDRIVE, INC., THE SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER OF DIGITAL BOOK TECHNOLOGY AND SERVICES ENABLING THE LIBRARY TO LEND DOWNLOADABLE POPULAR AUDIOBOOKS, EBOOKS, MUSIC, VIDEO, AND OTHER DIGITAL MATERIAL VIA THE LIBRARY'S WEBSITE WITH THE STIPULATION THAT THE VENDOR PROVIDES AN UPDATED SOLE SOURCE LETTER AND AFFIDAVIT EACH YEAR. THIS APPROVAL COUPLED WITH THE PREVIOUS EXPENDITURE OF $90,000 (3 YEARS) THROUGH THIS CONTRACT WILL INCREASE THE TOTAL PURCHASES FROM THIS VENDOR TO $210,000 (3 YEARS). THIS SOLE SOURCE AND RELATED EXPENSES WAS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED ON APRIL 26, 2011.

DEPARTMENT: LIBRARIES

AWARD TO: OVERDRIVE, INC.

CLEVELAND, OH

INITIAL TERM: 3 YEARS

OPTION: TWO 2 YEAR TERMS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $ 70,000

INITIAL TERM ESTIMATED AWARD: $210,000 (3 YEARS)

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $490,000 (7 YEARS)

ACCOUNT NO.: 53010202 - 503103 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: PUBLICATIONS AND SUBSCRIPTIONS (SUPPLIES) -

GENERAL FUND

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2012-021

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A SOLE SOURCE, SERVICES CONTRACT.

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, BRUCE D. COLLINS, (915) 541-4313]

[LIBRARIES, DIONNE MACK-HARVIN, (915) 543-5413]

"7B. REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO PRECISION DELTA CORP., A CONTRACTOR UNDER TEXAS PROCUREMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES (TPASS) CONTRACT NO. 680-A1 (STATE OF TEXAS CPA TERM CONTRACT), FOR AMMUNITION TO BE USED BY THE POLICE DEPARTMENT.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO PRECISION DELTA CORP., A CONTRACTOR UNDER TEXAS PROCUREMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES (TPASS) CONTRACT NO. 680-A1 (STATE OF TEXAS CPA TERM CONTRACT), FOR AMMUNITION TO BE USED BY THE POLICE DEPARTMENT. 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 TEXAS PROCUREMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES (TPASS), STATE CONTRACTS PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 27, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

VENDOR: PRECISION DELTA CORP.

RULEVILLE, MS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $241,050

ACCOUNT NO.: 21010052 - 503109 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: FY12 GENERAL FUND - AMMUNITION SUPPLIES

REFERENCE NO.: 2012-067

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A COOPERATIVE, UNIT PRICE CONTRACT.

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, BRUCE D. COLLINS, (915) 541-4313]

[POLICE, ERIC SHELTON, (915) 564-7310]

"7C. REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO W. W. GRAINGER, INCORPORATED, A CONTRACTOR UNDER THE TEXAS MULTIPLE AWARD SCHEDULE (TXMAS) CONTRACT # TXMAS 2-539030-19, FOR INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIES.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO W. W. GRAINGER, INCORPORATED, A CONTRACTOR UNDER THE TEXAS MULTIPLE AWARD SCHEDULE (TXMAS) CONTRACT # TXMAS 2-539030-19, FOR INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIES. 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 TEXAS PROCUREMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES (TPASS), STATE CONTRACTS PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 27, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: FIRE

AWARD TO: W.W. GRAINGER INCORPORATED

LAKE FOREST, IL

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $200,000

ACCOUNT NOS.: 22010320 - 503111 - 01101

22010320 - 503117 - 01101

22010320 - 503118 - 01101

22010320 - 503208 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: VARIOUS - GENERAL FUND

REFERENCE NO.: 2012-069

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A COOPERATIVE, UNIT PRICE CONTRACT.

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, BRUCE D. COLLINS, (915) 541-4313]

[FIRE, WADE WARLING, (915) 771-1071]

"8. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2012-026 FOR THE EL PASO ZOO ELEPHANT EXHIBIT - DEMO YARD NEW HYDRAULIC GATE TO PRIDE GENERAL CONTRACTORS, LLC

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2012-026 FOR THE EL PASO ZOO ELEPHANT EXHIBIT - DEMO YARD NEW HYDRAULIC GATE TO PRIDE GENERAL CONTRACTORS, LLC FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $71,266.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND EL PASO ZOO

AWARD TO: PRIDE GENERAL CONTRACTORS, LLC

BASE BID: $71,266

TOTAL ESTIMATED COMPLETION: $71,266

FUNDING SOURCE: ZOO OPERATIONS

DISTRICT: 3

IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY CONTRACTS OR OTHER DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

AS A PART OF THIS AWARD, UPON THE REVIEW OF 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.

THIS IS A LOW BID, LUMP-SUM CONTRACT. THE ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND THE EL PASO ZOO DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

[ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423] [EL PASO ZOO, STEVE MARSHALL, (915) 521-1850]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 3E.  RESOLUTION: That the City Manager be authorized to sign a Contract of Sale between the City of El Paso and The Broker Company for the purchase of Lots 17-20, Block 200, Campbell's Addition, an addition to the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE BROKER COMPANY FOR THE PURCHASE OF LOTS 17-20, BLOCK 200, CAMPBELL'S 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, COMMONLY KNOWN AS 216 FLORENCE, EL PASO, TEXAS AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER, OR HER DESIGNEE, BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO ACCOMPLISH THE INTENT OF THIS RESOLUTION. (DISTRICT 8)

[ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 6.  DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: City Council declares that the expenditure of District 8 discretionary funds in the amount of $100 for refreshments to support Friends And Neighbors United Committee (FANUC) First Anniversary at the Pat O'Rourke Center on November 12, 2011 to show the community this great place as a resource to promote health and improve lifestyle through the participation in sports and othe  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

CITY COUNCIL DECLARES THAT THE EXPENDITURE OF DISTRICT 8 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $100 FOR REFRESHMENTS TO SUPPORT FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS UNITED COMMITTEE (FANUC) FIRST ANNIVERSARY AT THE PAT O'ROURKE CENTER ON NOVEMBER 12, 2011 TO SHOW THE COMMUNITY THIS GREAT PLACE AS A RESOURCE TO PROMOTE HEALTH AND IMPROVE LIFESTYLE THROUGH THE PARTICIPATION IN SPORTS AND OTHER ALTERNATIVE ACTIVITIES. THIS SERVES A MUNICIPAL PURPOSE. [REPRESENTATIVE CORTNEY CARLISLE NILAND, (915) 541-4268]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9A.  - 9B. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

PUBLIC COMMENT TYPICALLY IS NOT TAKEN DURING THE INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES.

PUBLIC COMMENTS ARE INVITED AT THE DATE OF THE SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING.

9A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 9 (HEALTH AND SAFETY), CHAPTER 9.52 (FIRE PREVENTION CODE), SECTION 9.52.130 (CHAPTER 33, EXPLOSIVES AND FIREWORKS, AMENDED) TO CHANGE THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE DISCONTINUANCE AND ABATEMENT OF ANY PRIOR VARIANCE OR EXCEPTION TO THE FIREWORKS BAN; THE PENALTY AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 9.52.030 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FIRE, OTTO DROZD, (915) 771-1016]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 15, 2011, FOR ITEM 9A

9B. AN ORDINANCE TO CORRECT A CLERICAL ERROR IN ORDINANCE NO. 017018 APPROVED ON NOVEMBER 4, 2008, WHICH GRANTED A SPECIAL PERMIT TO ALLOW FOR A PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT ON A PORTION OF TRACT 10A, 11A, 12A, AND 13A, BLOCK 54, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 7)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 29, 2011, FOR ITEM 9B

PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD AS PART OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING THAT BEGINS AT APPROXIMATELY 9:00 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, 2 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY, 7:00 A.M. TO 6:00 P.M.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT / DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2012-005 for the Paving of Unpaved Rights-of-Way 2012-13 to Asphalt Pavers, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2012-005 FOR THE PAVING OF UNPAVED RIGHTS-OF-WAY 2012-13 TO ASPHALT PAVERS, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $658,450.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

AWARD TO: ASPHALT PAVERS, INC.

BASE BID: $658,450

TOTAL ESTIMATED COMPLETION: $658,450

FUNDING SOURCE: 2012-13 CERTIFICATE OF OBLIGATION

DISTRICTS: ALL

IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY CONTRACTS OR OTHER DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

WORK UNDER THIS UNIT PRICE CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED VALUE AND WILL BE ORDERED, PERFORMED, INVOICED, AND PAID BY MEASURED QUANTITY. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED VALUE AND WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL OF UNIT PRICES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM.

AS A PART OF THIS AWARD, UPON THE REVIEW OF THE CITY ATTORNEY, THE CITY ENGINEER OR DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DIRECTOR 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.

THIS IS A LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT. THE ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT AND THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

[ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423] [DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DARYL COLE, (915) 621-6750]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2011-316R (Copier Reproduction Services) to Apodaca Group dba Alphagraphics "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-316R (COPIER REPRODUCTION SERVICES) TO APODACA GROUP DBA ALPHAGRAPHICS FOR AN INITIAL TERM ESTIMATED AWARD OF $1,400,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: APODACA GROUP DBA ALPHAGRAPHICS

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: TWO YEARS

INITIAL TERM AMOUNT: $1,400,000 (5 YEARS)

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $1,960,000 (7 YEARS)

ACCOUNT: VARIOUS

FUNDING SOURCE: VARIOUS

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL, SERVICES CONTRACT.

ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE REVIEW AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY RELATED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

THE FINANCIAL SERVICES - PURCHASING DIVISION AND GENERAL SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO APODACA GROUP DBA ALPHAGRAPHICS, THE HIGHEST RANKED PROPOSER, BASED ON EVALUATION FACTORS ESTABLISHED FOR THIS PROCUREMENT.

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, BRUCE D. COLLINS, (915) 541-4313]

[GENERAL SERVICES, STUART ED (915) 621-6822]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance amending the Final Project Plan and Final Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan for Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Five, City of El Paso, Texas"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED "

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE FINAL PROJECT PLAN AND FINAL REINVESTMENT ZONE FINANCING PLAN FOR TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER FIVE, CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS; ADOPTING SAID AMENDMENTS AS REQUIRED BY SECTION 311.011(E) TEXAS TAX CODE; ALSO PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE. (DISTRICT 8) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4193]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 13.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Legislative Review Committee Report:"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE REPORT:

1. FOR NOTATION: FORMAL REPORT OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON OCTOBER 20, 2011, AS SUBMITTED BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD; AND,

2. DISCUSSION PERTAINING SPECIFICALLY TO ANY OF THE AGENDA ITEMS, AS POSTED ON THE AGENDA OF SAID LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING, AS FOLLOWS:

A) DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A PROPOSAL FOR AN INCENTIVE BASED RECYCLING PROGRAM - RECYCLEBANK.

[ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A SMYTH, (915) 621-6700]

B) DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE PRIVATIZATION OF THE CITY'S LANDFILL.

[REPRESENTATIVE CORTNEY CARLISLE NILAND, (915) 541-4268]

C) DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON RENAMING THE CLINT LANDFILL.

[ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A SMYTH, (915) 621-6700]

D) DISCUSSION AND UPDATE ON THE CITY'S RECYCLING DVD AND OUTREACH CAMPAIGN.

[ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A SMYTH AND KATHERINE PALAFOX, (915) 621-6700]

E) DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON COLLABORATING WITH THE CITY'S HOUSING AUTHORITY ON ENERGY SAVINGS AND OTHER SUSTAINABLE PROJECTS.

[ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A SMYTH, (915) 621-6700]

[ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, MARTY HOWELL (915) 621-6700]

F) DISCUSSION AND ACTION OF A PROPOSAL FOR EL PASO WASTE TO ENERGY PLANT.

[ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, MARTY HOWELL (915) 621-6700]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 14A.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that subject to passage of the Ordinance amending the Final Project Plan and Final Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan related hereto, the City Manager be authorized to execute a Development Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and Donald C. Luciano (''Developer'')"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT SUBJECT TO PASSAGE OF THE ORDINANCE AMENDING THE FINAL PROJECT PLAN AND FINAL REINVESTMENT ZONE FINANCING PLAN RELATED HERETO, THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND DONALD C. LUCIANO (''DEVELOPER''), TO PROVIDE AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $17,780, AS REIMBURSEMENT FOR ELIGIBLE PROJECT COSTS INCURRED IN DEVELOPER'S CONSTRUCTION OF PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS RELATED TO DEVELOPER'S MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT AT 910 TEXAS AVENUE, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 8) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4193]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 14B.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that TJ Karam be approved as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Five (TIRZ No.5) for a one-year term commencing January 1, 2012,"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT TJ KARAM BE APPROVED AS THE CHAIR OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR THE TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER FIVE (TIRZ NO.5) FOR A ONE-YEAR TERM COMMENCING JANUARY 1, 2012, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE TIRZ NO. 5 BOARD OF DIRECTORS, AND RATIFIED AS CHAIR OF THE TIRZ NO. 5 BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR THE PREVIOUS TERM PERIOD ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2011.

(DISTRICT 8) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4193]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 14C.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on an appeal by applicant regarding a decision rendered by the Historic Landmark Commission (HLC) in HLC case PHAP11-00030 at 1033 Upson, El Paso, Texas, on September 26, 2011 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DENIED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN APPEAL BY APPLICANT REGARDING A DECISION RENDERED BY THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION (HLC) IN HLC CASE PHAP11-00030 AT 1033 UPSON, EL PASO, TEXAS, ON SEPTEMBER 26, 2011 TO DENY A CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS APPLICATION FOR THE REFERENCED PROPERTY. (DISTRICT 8) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, PROVIDENCIA VELAZQUEZ, (915) 541-4027]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson ABSTAIN
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 14D.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the Mayor be authorized to sign the Interlocal Agreement between the City of El Paso and the El Paso Downtown Management District (''DMD'') concerning the administration and funding of a joint Downtown Commercial Façade Improvement Grant Program"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO DOWNTOWN MANAGEMENT DISTRICT (''DMD'') CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION AND FUNDING OF A JOINT DOWNTOWN COMMERCIAL FAÇADE IMPROVEMENT GRANT PROGRAM, UNDER THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH IN THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT. (DISTRICT 8)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4193]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 14E.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the Program Guidelines for the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 5 (Downtown) Commercial Façade Improvement Grant Program be amended to expand the existing Program "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE PROGRAM GUIDELINES FOR THE TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONE NO. 5 (DOWNTOWN) COMMERCIAL FAÇADE IMPROVEMENT GRANT PROGRAM BE AMENDED TO EXPAND THE EXISTING PROGRAM BY ENLARGING THE GEOGRAPHIC AREA ELIGIBLE FOR PARTICIPATION TO INCLUDE THE TIRZ, DMD, AND DOWNTOWN 2015 PLAN AREA BOUNDARIES, AND BY COLLABORATING WITH THE DMD IN EFFICIENT ADMINISTRATION OF THE PROGRAM, AS A JOINTLY FUNDED DOWNTOWN COMMERCIAL FAÇADE IMPROVEMENT GRANT PROGRAM. (DISTRICT 8) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4193]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 14F.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Grant Agreement between the City of El Paso and Project ARRIBA Advanced Retraining and Redevelopment Initiative in Border Areas, Inc. (''Grantee'')"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO APPROVE THE RESOLUTION AS AMENDED, TO ELIMINATE THE MATCHING FUNDS REQUIREMENT ENTIRELY AND TO INCREASE THE INITIAL FUNDING BY $125,000.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A GRANT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PROJECT ARRIBA ADVANCED RETRAINING AND REDEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE IN BORDER AREAS, INC. (''GRANTEE''), A 501(C)3 TAX EXEMPT, NON-PROFIT TEXAS CORPORATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF CREATING A PERMANENT AND SUSTAINABLE SOURCE OF LOCAL HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS, TEACHERS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGISTS TO ADDRESS SEVERE SHORTAGES IN THE CITY OF EL PASO. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, LEILA MELENDEZ, (915) 541-4859]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NO
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega NO
8 Rep. Niland NO
- Mayor Cook YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: 15A.  CITY MANAGER: Presentation by City staff of the Fiscal Year 2011 Spend Analysis Report."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

PRESENTATION BY CITY STAFF OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2011 SPEND ANALYSIS REPORT.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, BRUCE D. COLLINS, (915) 541-4313]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 15B.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the document entitled ''Hire El Paso First - Local Business Purchasing Preference Policy'' be adopted as guidelines for implementing local business purchasing preference when awarding certain contracts "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE DOCUMENT ENTITLED ''HIRE EL PASO FIRST - LOCAL BUSINESS PURCHASING PREFERENCE POLICY'' BE ADOPTED AS GUIDELINES FOR IMPLEMENTING LOCAL BUSINESS PURCHASING PREFERENCE WHEN AWARDING CERTAIN CONTRACTS, IN ACCORDANCE WITH TEXAS LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE SECTIONS 271.905 AND 271.9151, AND EFFECTIVE AS TO SOLICITATIONS FOR PROCUREMENTS PUBLISHED BY THE CITY ON OR AFTER NOVEMBER 8, 2011. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, BRUCE D. COLLINS, (915) 541-4313]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX1.  Claim of Sylvia Magallanes, Our File No. 11-1005-094 (551.071)"
   
 

"MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LILLY, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT CLAIMANT’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE CLAIM OF SYLVIA MAGALLANES, OUR FILE NO. 11-1005-094.

CLAIM OF SYLVIA MAGALLANES, OUR FILE NO. 11-1005-094 (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KENNETH A. KROHN (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX2.  Petition of El Paso Electric Company for approval to revise Military Base Discount Recovery Factor Tariff before the Public Utility Commission of Texas, Docket No. 39590. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LILLY, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBINSON, AND CARRIED THAT TO GRANT SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY TO THE CITY ATTORNEY TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS ON BEHALF OF THE CITY TO RESOLVE THE PETITION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC FOR APPROVAL TO REVISE MILITARY BASE DISCOUNT RECOVERY FACTOR TARIFF BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS, PUC DOCKET NO. 39590.

PETITION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR APPROVAL TO REVISE MILITARY BASE DISCOUNT RECOVERY FACTOR TARIFF BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS, DOCKET NO. 39590. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, BERTHA ONTIVEROS, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland NO
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX3.  Petition of El Paso Electric Company for review of City of El Paso's Rate Resolutions and request for Expedited Relief before the Public Utility Commission of Texas, Docket No. 39868. (551.071) "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PETITION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR REVIEW OF CITY OF EL PASO'S RATE RESOLUTIONS AND REQUEST FOR EXPEDITED RELIEF BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS, DOCKET NO. 39868. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, BERTHA ONTIVEROS, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX4.  Texas Gas Service Company, a Division of ONEOK, Inc. vs. Railroad Commission of Texas, Cause No. D-1-GN-11-000889, 201 Judicial Division; and Petition for Review of Ratesetting Action of the City of El Paso before the Railroad Commission of Texas regarding Rate Case Expenses, Gas Utility Docket No. 10016 and Pipeline Expense Rider, Gas Utility Docket No. 10049, both severed from Gas Utility Docket  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

"MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LILLY, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBINSON, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE MATTERS REGARDING TEXAS GAS SERVICE COMPANY, A DIVISION OF ONEOK, INC. V. RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS, CAUSE NO. D-1-GN-11-000889, 201 JUDICIAL DIVISION; AND PETITION FOR FOR REVIEW OF RATESETTING ACTION OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BEFORE THE RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS REGARDING RATE CASE EXPENSES, GAS UTILITY DOCKET NO. 10016 AND PIPELINE EXPENSE RIDER, GAS UTILITY DOCKET NO. 10049, BOTH SEVERED FROM GAS UTILITY DOCKET NO. 9988.

TEXAS GAS SERVICE COMPANY, A DIVISION OF ONEOK, INC. VS. RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS, CAUSE NO. D-1-GN-11-000889, 201 JUDICIAL DIVISION; AND PETITION FOR REVIEW OF RATESETTING ACTION OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BEFORE THE RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS REGARDING RATE CASE EXPENSES, GAS UTILITY DOCKET NO. 10016 AND PIPELINE EXPENSE RIDER, GAS UTILITY DOCKET NO. 10049, BOTH SEVERED FROM GAS UTILITY DOCKET NO. 9988 (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, BERTHA ONTIVEROS, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEETING  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING

ALL MATTERS LISTED UNDER THE CONSENT AGENDA, INCLUDING THOSE ON THE ADDITION TO THE AGENDA, WILL BE CONSIDERED BY MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD TO BE ROUTINE AND WILL BE ENACTED BY ONE MOTION UNLESS SEPARATE DISCUSSION IS REQUESTED BY BOARD 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. THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD 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 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD AS POSTED, UNLESS OTHERWISE REVISED BY THIS OR OTHER MOTION OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD, WITHOUT THE NECESSITY OF THE CITY CLERK READING THE WORDING OF EACH ITEM INTO THE RECORD.

"MTB1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING OF OCTOBER 11, 2011 AND WORKING SESSION OF OCTOBER 18, 2011.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING OF OCTOBER 11, 2011 AND WORKING SESSION OF OCTOBER 18, 2011.

(ACTION #11-88)

"MTB2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"MTB3. BOARD APPOINTMENT: DANIEL R. CRUMBY TO THE CITIZEN'S ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

APPOINTMENT OF DANIEL R. CRUMBY TO THE CITIZEN'S ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BY REP. CARL ROBINSON, DISTRICT #4, 541-4400. (ACTION #11-90)

"MTB4. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD HEREBY AUTHORIZES THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT (SUN METRO) TO PROVIDE A FREE FARE DAY ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2011 FOR ALL CUSTOMERS OF SUN METRO'S LIFT AND FIXED ROUTES FOR A ''CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD HEREBY AUTHORIZES THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT (SUN METRO) TO PROVIDE A FREE FARE DAY ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2011 FOR ALL CUSTOMERS OF SUN METRO'S LIFT AND FIXED ROUTES FOR A ''CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY'' IN CONJUNCTION WITH BOTH THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY AND THE CITY OF EL PASO'S THANKSGIVING DAY CELEBRATION AT THE EL PASO CIVIC CENTER. (ACTION #11-91)

[JAY BANASIAK, SUN METRO DIRECTOR 534-5810]

   
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1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: MTB5.  OTHER BUSINESS: Presentation and Discussion on the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Achievement Award, which was presented to Sun Metro for the best transit system in the nation in it's size category for 2011."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION ON THE AMERICAN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION (APTA) ACHIEVEMENT AWARD, WHICH WAS PRESENTED TO SUN METRO FOR THE BEST TRANSIT SYSTEM IN THE NATION IN IT'S SIZE CATEGORY FOR 2011.

THE OUTSTANDING PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN THE MEDIUM-SIZE CATEGORY OF TRANSIT SYSTEMS REPRESENTS SUCCESSFUL ATTAINMENT IN PROVIDING MORE THAN 4 MILLION AND FEWER THAN 20 MILLION RIDES ANNUALLY, ALONG WITH BEST DEMONSTRATED EFFICIENCIES AND EFFECTIVENESS OVER THE PREVIOUS 3-YEAR PERIOD.

PRESENT RIDERSHIP FOR FY2011 TOTALS MORE THAN 15 MILLION PASSENGERS, UTILIZING FIXED ROUTE, PARATRANSIT, AND JOB EXPRESS SERVICES.

[JAY BANASIAK, SUN METRO DIRECTOR 534-5810]

   
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Item: MTB6A.  DIRECTOR'S REPORT: Performance Indicators for FY11 Ridership, Fixed Route, and Paratransit for period ending August 31, 2011 "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION ON THE FOLLOWING:

PERFORMANCE INDICATORS FOR FY11 RIDERSHIP, FIXED ROUTE, AND PARATRANSIT FOR PERIOD ENDING AUGUST 31, 2011

[JAY BANASIAK, SUN METRO DIRECTOR 534-5810]

   
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Item: MTB6B.  DIRECTOR'S REPORT: Report on status of new grant submittals for Sun Metro"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

REPORT ON STATUS OF NEW GRANT SUBMITTALS FOR SUN METRO

[JAY BANASIAK, SUN METRO DIRECTOR 534-5810]

   
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Item: MTB6C.  DIRECTOR'S REPORT: Update on Rapid Transit System Alameda and Mesa corridors"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

UPDATE ON RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEM ALAMEDA AND MESA CORRIDORS

[JAY BANASIAK, SUN METRO DIRECTOR 534-5810]

   
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