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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 11/29/2011
 
   
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 15, 2011.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 15, 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 MODIFICATION NO. 33 TO CONTRACT NO. NAS9-01177 BY AND BETWEEN THE NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (''NASA'') AND THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CONTRACTOR'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN MODIFICATION NO. 33 TO CONTRACT NO. NAS9-01177 BY AND BETWEEN THE NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (''NASA'') AND THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CONTRACTOR'') WHICH WILL EXTEND THE CONTRACT PERFORMANCE FOR THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 1, 2012 THROUGH MARCH 31, 2012. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, (915) 780-4724]

**3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE CONCESSION AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND 24-HOUR FLOWER, INC. (''CONCESSIONAIRE'') TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2016

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE CONCESSION AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND 24-HOUR FLOWER, INC. (''CONCESSIONAIRE'') TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2016 FOR THE CONTINUED OPERATION OF A SELF-DISPENSING, REFRIGERATED KIOSK TO SELL FLOWERS ON THE GROUND FLOOR OF THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. (ALL DISTRICTS) [AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, (915) 780-4724]

"3C. RESOLUTION: AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN AND SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS (TDHCA) FOR A ONE-YEAR, HOMELESS HOUSING AND SERVICE PROGRAM (HHSP)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN AND SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS (TDHCA) FOR A ONE-YEAR, HOMELESS HOUSING AND SERVICE PROGRAM (HHSP) GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $70,078.48 TO FUND, UNTIL AUGUST 31, 2012, ELIGIBLE OPERATION AND DIRECT SERVICE COSTS OF NON-PROFIT, HOMELESS SERVICE PROVIDERS IN THE EL PASO COMMUNITY; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN ALL CONTRACTS AND DOCUMENTS WITH THE AGENCIES APPROVED FOR HHSP FUNDING, AS WELL AS AMENDMENTS TO SUCH CONTRACTS WHICH ADD OR REDUCE FUNDING WHEN SUCH AMENDMENTS ARE CONSENSUAL, INCLUDING THE DE-OBLIGATION OF FUNDS BY MUTUAL TERMINATION; AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO TAKE ANY ACTIONS NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THE INTENT OF THIS RESOLUTION AND TO SIGN ALL CERTIFICATIONS, PERFORMANCE REPORTS, AND ANY AGREEMENTS OR RELATED DOCUMENTS FOR TDHCA OR AGENCY HHSP ACTIVITIES UPON APPROVAL BY THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE AND DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT. (ALL DISTRICTS) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4643]

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A GRANT CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND EL PASO AFFORDABLE HOUSING CREDIT UNION SERVICE ORGANIZATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A GRANT CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND EL PASO AFFORDABLE HOUSING CREDIT UNION SERVICE ORGANIZATION (''GRANTEE'') TO FUND GRANTEE'S OPERATION OF A VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE (VITA) PROGRAM SITE IN THE LOWER DYER NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION STRATEGY AREA (''LOWER DYER NRSA'') FOR THE BENEFIT OF LOW TO MODERATE-INCOME LOWER DYER NRSA RESIDENTS, IN FURTHERANCE OF THE STRATEGY'S GOAL OF PROMOTING LONG-TERM PHYSICAL, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL REVITALIZATION OF THE LOWER DYER NEIGHBORHOOD; THE FUNDING SOURCE BEING A $20,000 RESTRICTED FUND DONATION PROVIDED BY STATE FARM BANK TO THE CITY FOR THIS DESIGNATED PURPOSE. (DISTRICT 2)

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY (915) 541-4241]

"3G. RESOLUTION: PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTIES 1. 403 DOLAN STREET 2. 3429 RIVERA AVENUE

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTIES (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNT FOR WORK PERFORMED BY THE CITY PURSUANT TO SECTION 18.50 (UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND CONDITIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE:

1. 403 DOLAN STREET $8,231.10 FERNANDO NIETO AND JOSEFINA NIETO

(DISTRICT 8)

2. 3429 RIVERA AVENUE $9,030.07 CARRIE AGENT BROWN AND LEATRICE AGENT SAUNDERS (DISTRICT 8)

[ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, WILLIAM V. STERN, (915) 599-3742]

"3H. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A STAR LIGHTING AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE AUTISM COMMUNITY NETWORK OF EL PASO FOR THE LIGHTING OF THE STAR ON THE MOUNTAIN DURING THE MONTH OF APRIL, 2012

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A STAR LIGHTING AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE AUTISM COMMUNITY NETWORK OF EL PASO FOR THE LIGHTING OF THE STAR ON THE MOUNTAIN DURING THE MONTH OF APRIL, 2012 FOR WHICH THE AUTISM COMMUNITY NETWORK OF EL PASO WILL PAY AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $12,100. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4293]

"3I. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, FOR THE PROVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES BY THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, AND RELATED MATTERS, FOR THE PERIOD OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2011 THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2012.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, FOR THE PROVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES BY THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, AND RELATED MATTERS, FOR THE PERIOD OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2011 THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2012. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PUBLIC HEALTH, MICHAEL HILL, (915) 771-5702]

"3J. RESOLUTION: DEDICATING AS PARKLAND APPROXIMATELY 0.086 ACRES OF CITY PROPERTY LOCATED AT 410 CHARLES ROAD AND DESCRIBED AS LOTS 10 AND 11, BLOCK E, SANTA FE ADDITION.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION DEDICATING AS PARKLAND APPROXIMATELY 0.086 ACRES OF CITY PROPERTY LOCATED AT 410 CHARLES ROAD AND DESCRIBED AS LOTS 10 AND 11, BLOCK E, SANTA FE ADDITION. (DISTRICT 8) [PARKS AND RECREATION, NANETTE SMEJKAL, (915) 541-4283]

"3K. RESOLUTION: APPROVING A TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1532 UPSON DRIVE, LOCATED IN THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO, TEXAS,

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION APPROVING A TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1532 UPSON DRIVE, LOCATED IN THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.04.035 AND TITLE 20.20 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, PROVIDENCIA VELAZQUEZ, (915) 541-4027]

"3L. RESOLUTION: NOMINATING PHELPS DODGE REFINING CORPORATION TO THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM THROUGH THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK AS AN ENTERPRISE ZONE PROJECT.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION NOMINATING PHELPS DODGE REFINING CORPORATION TO THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM THROUGH THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK AS AN ENTERPRISE ZONE PROJECT. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4193]

"3Q. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN GRANT DOCUMENTATION TO THE AUTO BURGLARY AND THEFT PREVENTION AUTHORITY (ABTPA), INCLUDING ALL UNDERSTANDINGS AND ASSURANCES CONTAINED THEREIN, AS WELL AS ALTER OR TERMINATE THE GRANT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN GRANT DOCUMENTATION TO THE AUTO BURGLARY AND THEFT PREVENTION AUTHORITY (ABTPA), INCLUDING ALL UNDERSTANDINGS AND ASSURANCES CONTAINED THEREIN, AS WELL AS ALTER OR TERMINATE THE GRANT, IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,199,613 WITH A CASH MATCH OF A TOTAL OF $411,836 AND IN-KIND MATCH IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $1,529,960. TOTAL PROJECT COST IS $3,141,409. (ALL DISTRICTS) [POLICE, ZINA SILVA, (915) 564-7141] [POLICE, LAURA GARCIA (915) 564-7381]

"3S. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY COUNCIL AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO ACCEPT A DONATION OF $150,000 FROM THE EL PASO ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING AND SUPPORTING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A GIRAFFE VIEWING HUT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO ACCEPT A DONATION OF $150,000 FROM THE EL PASO ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING AND SUPPORTING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A GIRAFFE VIEWING HUT IN THE AMOUNT OF $120,000 AND $30,000 TO PURCHASE TREES FOR LANDSCAPING. CITY COUNCIL ALSO AUTHORIZES THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN ANY NECESSARY DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED FOR THIS DONATION THAT DOES NOT AFFECT THE APPROVED BUDGET OF THE CITY OF EL PASO (ALL DISTRICTS) [ZOO, STEVE MARSHALL, (915) 521-1850]

"4A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: PATRICK TERRENCE ABELN TO THE BI-NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

PATRICK TERRENCE ABELN TO THE BI-NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"4B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: KATHERINE PALAFOX TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD SELECTION COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

KATHERINE PALAFOX TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD SELECTION COMMITTEE AS REQUESTED BY CITY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY,

[REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4268].

"5. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: FOR THE 10TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY POSADA/STREET FEST EVENT TO BE HELD ON DECEMBER 16, 2011.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ALLOCATE THE USE OF THE FOLLOWING DISTRICTS DISCRETIONARY FUNDS IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNTS LISTED BELOW FOR THE 10TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY POSADA/STREET FEST EVENT TO BE HELD ON DECEMBER 16, 2011. (DISTRICTS 1, 2, 3, 4 AND 7)

DISTRICT 1: $200

DISTRICT 2: $100

DISTRICT 3: $100

DISTRICT 4: $200

DISTRICT 7: $200

TOTAL: $800

[REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4886]

"6A. REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO SIGMA SOLUTIONS, INC. A CONTRACTOR UNDER DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES (DIR) CONTRACT NO. DIR-SDD-1385 (NETWORKING EQUIPMENT), FOR WI-FI COMPONENTS, WIRELESS ACCESS POINTS, SWITCHES, ALONG WITH SMARTNET.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO SIGMA SOLUTIONS, INC. A CONTRACTOR UNDER DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES (DIR) CONTRACT NO. DIR-SDD-1385 (NETWORKING EQUIPMENT), FOR WI-FI COMPONENTS, WIRELESS ACCESS POINTS, SWITCHES, ALONG WITH SMARTNET. 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.

DEPARTMENTS: AVIATION AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

AWARD TO: SIGMA SOLUTIONS, INC.

SAN ANTONIO, TX

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $29,765.80

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $29,765.80

ACCOUNT NO.: 62620028 - 508027 - 41077 - PAP0037

FUNDING SOURCE: PASSENGER TERMINAL M - CONSTRUCTION (CWIP)

REFERENCE NO.: 2012-089

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A COOPERATIVE, UNIT PRICE CONTRACT.

[AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRAÑA, (915) 780-4724]

[INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, MIGUEL GAMINO, (915) 541-4746]

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

"6B. REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS AND THE CLINT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, WHEREBY BOTH ENTITIES AGREE TO COMBINE THEIR EFFORTS, FROM TIME TO TIME, FOR THE PURCHASE OF GOODS AND SERVICES.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS AND THE CLINT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, WHEREBY BOTH ENTITIES AGREE TO COMBINE THEIR EFFORTS, FROM TIME TO TIME, FOR THE PURCHASE OF GOODS AND SERVICES. (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: 3E.  RESOLUTION: That the City Manager be authorized to sign a Memorandum of Agreement (''MOA'') between the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (''TCEQ'') and the City of El Paso (''City'')"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT (''MOA'') BETWEEN THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (''TCEQ'') AND THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY''), CONCERNING THE PARTIES RESPECTIVE RESPONSIBILITIES UNDER THE STATE IMPLEMENTATION PLAN OF TEXAS (SIP) AS IT PERTAINS TO THE CITY. TO MEMORIALIZE THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE PARTIES AND TO PROVIDE THE CITY WITH ALTERNATIVE METHODS OF PARTICULATE MATTER (PM) CONTROL CONSISTENT WITH ATTAINMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF THE NATIONAL AMBIENT AIR QUALITY STANDARDS (NAAQS).

(ALL DISTRICTS) [DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, HAROLD KUTZ, (915) 621-6845]

   
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: 3F.  RESOLUTION: That the City Manager be authorized to sign a Consulting Agreement by and between the City of El Paso, Texas (''City''), acting in its capacity as the fiscal agent to the Metropolitan Planning Organization for the El Paso Urban Transportation Study Area (''MPO''), and the Texas Transportation Institute (''TTI'') "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONSULTING AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS (''CITY''), ACTING IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE FISCAL AGENT TO THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION FOR THE EL PASO URBAN TRANSPORTATION STUDY AREA (''MPO''), AND THE TEXAS TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE (''TTI'') WHEREBY THE TTI AGREES TO ASSIST THE MPO IN REFINING THE MPO'S CONGESTION MANAGEMENT PROCESS TO ADDRESS FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION/FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDATIONS IN ORDER TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[EL PASO MPO, MICHAEL MEDINA, (915) 591-9735]

   
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: 3M.  RESOLUTION: Nominating Tenet Hospitals Limited to the Office of the Governor Economic Development and Tourism through the Economic Development Bank as an Enterprise Zone Project, to be known as the Providence Memorial Hospital Project"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION NOMINATING TENET HOSPITALS LIMITED TO THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM THROUGH THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK AS AN ENTERPRISE ZONE PROJECT, TO BE KNOWN AS THE PROVIDENCE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL PROJECT; BEING A REVISED RESOLUTION OF THE PRIOR NOMINATION RESOLUTION APPROVED AUGUST 16, 2011. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 3N.  RESOLUTION: Nominating Tenet Hospitals Limited to the Office of the Governor Economic Development and Tourism through the Economic Development Bank as an Enterprise Zone Project, to be known as the Sierra Medical Center Project"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION NOMINATING TENET HOSPITALS LIMITED TO THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM THROUGH THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK AS AN ENTERPRISE ZONE PROJECT, TO BE KNOWN AS THE SIERRA MEDICAL CENTER PROJECT; BEING A REVISED RESOLUTION OF THE PRIOR NOMINATION RESOLUTION APPROVED AUGUST 16, 2011. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 3O.  RESOLUTION: Nominating Tenet Hospitals Limited to the Office of the Governor Economic Development and Tourism through the Economic Development Bank as an Enterprise Zone Project, to be known as the Sierra Providence East Medical Center Project"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION NOMINATING TENET HOSPITALS LIMITED TO THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM THROUGH THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK AS AN ENTERPRISE ZONE PROJECT, TO BE KNOWN AS THE SIERRA PROVIDENCE EAST MEDICAL CENTER PROJECT; BEING A REVISED RESOLUTION OF THE PRIOR NOMINATION RESOLUTION APPROVED AUGUST 16, 2011. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4193]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 3P.  RESOLUTION: That City Council approve modifications to Exhibit B-1 (the detailed site development plan) in the Chapter 380 Economic Development Program Agreement (''Agreement'') by and between the City of El Paso and The Fountains at Farah, LP (f/k/a Hawkins Center, LP), successor-in interest to Hawkins Regency L.L.C. (''Applicant'') "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION THAT CITY COUNCIL APPROVE MODIFICATIONS TO EXHIBIT B-1 (THE DETAILED SITE DEVELOPMENT PLAN) IN THE CHAPTER 380 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AGREEMENT (''AGREEMENT'') BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE FOUNTAINS AT FARAH, LP (F/K/A HAWKINS CENTER, LP), SUCCESSOR-IN INTEREST TO HAWKINS REGENCY L.L.C. (''APPLICANT'') PURSUANT TO THE APPROVAL PROCEDURE CONTAINED IN SECTION 3(A) OF THE AGREEMENT, THE APPROVED REVISED EXHIBIT B-1 BEING ATTACHED TO THE RESOLUTION. (DISTRICT 3) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KIMBERLY FORSYTH, (915) 541-4668]

   
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 NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 3R.  RESOLUTION: That the City Manager be authorized to sign a lease agreement with Madison River Investments, LLC in order to move the operations of the City of El Paso Consolidated Tax Office to the Wells Fargo Bank building. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH MADISON RIVER INVESTMENTS, LLC IN ORDER TO MOVE THE OPERATIONS OF THE CITY OF EL PASO CONSOLIDATED TAX OFFICE TO THE WELLS FARGO BANK BUILDING. (ALL DISTRICTS) [TAX DEPARTMENT, JUAN F. SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4598]

   
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: 7.  BID: Award of Solicitation No. 2012-012 for the Parks Upgrade 2011 Playground Equipment and Swings, City wide, to Kaizen Construction Services, LLC "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2012-012 FOR THE PARKS UPGRADE 2011 PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT AND SWINGS, CITY WIDE, TO KAIZEN CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, LLC FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $57,068.25.

DEPARTMENTS: ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND PARKS AND RECREATION

AWARD TO: KAIZEN CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, LLC

BASE BID I: $17,580.50

BASE BID II: $12,252.50

BASE BID III: $13,989.

BASE BID IV: $13,246.25

TOTAL ESTIMATED COMPLETION: $57,068.25

FUNDING SOURCE: 2006 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

DISTRICTS: 5 AND 6

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 PARKS AND RECREATION 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 AND PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

[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: 8A.  - 8E. 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.

8A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 14 (AIRCRAFT AND AIRPORTS), CHAPTERS 14.04 (GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS) AND 14.20 (AIRPORT VEHICULAR TRAFFIC REGULATIONS), TO AMEND SECTIONS THEREUNDER TO CLARIFY THE PENALTIES UNDER THE TITLE AND PROVIDE THAT PARKING VIOLATIONS ARE CIVIL VIOLATIONS; AND TO DELETE SECTION 14.20.250 (METERS); THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 14.04.040, SECTIONS 1.08.010 - 1.08.030, AND CHAPTER 12.85 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, 915-780-4724]

8B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC) TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS THEREUNDER: TO REVISE THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO GRANTING PARKING ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY UNDER THE TITLE; TO PROPERLY REFERENCE STATE STATUTORY AND CITY CODE PROVISIONS AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF FEES; TO UPDATE THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO PARKING IN SPECIAL SITUATIONS; TO LIMIT THE FEE EXEMPTION FOR DISABLED PARKING WHEN THE TIME LIMIT FOR PARKING IS EXCEEDED; TO CLARIFY THE PENALTIES FOR PARKING, STANDING AND STOPPING VIOLATIONS IN THE CITY CODE AND CLARIFY WHICH PROVISIONS WITHIN TITLE 12 ARE PENAL VIOLATIONS; AND TO CLARIFY THE DATES AND TIMES AT WHICH A PARKING TICKET HEARING CAN BE REQUESTED; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 AND CHAPTER 12.85 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DARYL W. COLE, (915) 621-6750]

8C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 5 (BUSINESS TAXES, LICENSES AND REGULATIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, BY REPEALING TITLE 5 IN ITS ENTIRETY AND ADOPTING A NEW TITLE 5 IN ITS PLACE, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 1.08 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON DECEMBER 6, 2011, FOR ITEMS 8A -8C

8D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 6, SECTION 29, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 11145 DYER STREET. PROPERTY OWNER: BEVERLY M. STIPE. PZRZ11-00051 (DISTRICT 4)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

8E. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PORTIONS OF TRACT 1A1 AND 3B5, SECTION 41, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM M-1 (MANUFACTURING) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL), AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: RAILROAD DRIVE AT TRANS MOUNTAIN ROAD. PROPERTY OWNER: TRANSMT-RAIL, LLC. PZRZ11-00035 (DISTRICT 4)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON DECEMBER 20, 2011, FOR ITEMS 8D - 8E

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: 9A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on a resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a tax-exempt lease-purchase agreement with Compass Mortgage Corporation (''Compass'')"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A TAX-EXEMPT LEASE-PURCHASE AGREEMENT WITH COMPASS MORTGAGE CORPORATION (''COMPASS'') IN A PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $5,025,000 TO PURCHASE, FINANCE AND LEASE CERTAIN EQUIPMENT FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF EL PASO. IT IS ALSO REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY AND ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS, INCLUDING BUDGET TRANSFERS, RELATING TO THIS LEASE-PURCHASE AGREEMENT, WHICH ARE NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT THE INTENT OF THIS AGREEMENT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4293]

[FIRE, OTTO DROZD, (915) 771-1000]

   
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: 9B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the request that the Purchasing Manager for Financial Services, Purchasing Division be authorized to issue a Purchase Order to Hall-Mark Fire Apparatus LLC, Daco Fire Equipment, Inc., and Siddons-Martin Emergency Group LLC, contractors under Houston-Galveston Area Council Cooperative (HGAC) Contract No. FS12-09, for emergency vehicles/apparatus. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN AUTHORIZED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO HALL-MARK FIRE APPARATUS LLC, DACO FIRE EQUIPMENT, INC., AND SIDDONS-MARTIN EMERGENCY GROUP LLC, CONTRACTORS UNDER HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL COOPERATIVE (HGAC) CONTRACT NO. FS12-09, FOR EMERGENCY VEHICLES/APPARATUS. 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 HOUSTON GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL COOPERATIVE (HGAC) WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON MAY 8, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: FIRE DEPARTMENT

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: HALL-MARK FIRE APPARATUS LLC

VAN ALSTYNE, TX

ESTIMATED AWARD: $1,287,260.16 (3 UNITS)

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: DACO FIRE EQUIPMENT, INC.

LUBBOCK, TX

ESTIMATED AWARD: $638,548 (1 UNIT)

AWARD TO: VENDOR 3: SIDDONS-MARTIN EMERGENCY GROUP LLC

HOUSTON, TX

ESTIMATED AWARD: $1,879,310 (3 UNITS)



TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $3,805,118.16 (7 UNITS)

ACCOUNT NO.: GENERAL FUND

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL FUND

REFERENCE NO.: 2012-075

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A COOPERATIVE, UNIT PRICE CONTRACT.

THE COST IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE. THE ACTUAL COST MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE, SO LONG AS INCREASED FUNDS ARE APPROPRIATED IN THE BUDGET.

[FIRE, TERRY KEBSCHULL, (915) 771-1076]

[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: 9C.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2011-309 (Towing of Motor Vehicles) to Sun City Towing & Recovery"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-309 (TOWING OF MOTOR VEHICLES) TO SUN CITY TOWING & RECOVERY FOR AN INITIAL TERM ESTIMATED AWARD OF $2,250,000.

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

AWARD TO: SUN CITY TOWING & RECOVERY

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

INITIAL TERM: 3 YEARS

OPTION: 2 YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $ 750,000

INITIAL TERM ESTIMATED AWARD: $2,250,000 (3 YEARS)

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $3,750,000 (5 YEARS)

ACCOUNT NO.: 21150064 - 504406 - 16413 - P500235

FUNDING SOURCE: ABANDONED AUTO - RESTRICTED FUND

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A LOW BID, SERVICE CONTRACT.

THE COST UNDER THIS REQUIREMENTS CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM, SO LONG AS INCREASED FUNDS ARE APPROPRIATED IN THE BUDGET.

THE FINANCIAL SERVICES - PURCHASING DIVISION AND POLICE DEPARTMENT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO SUN CITY TOWING & RECOVERY, THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

[POLICE, ZINA SILVA, (915) 564-7301]

[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: 9D.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2011-310R (Operation and Maintenance of City of El Paso Police Department Municipal Vehicle Storage Facility) to Rod Robertson Enterprise, Inc to operate and manage the vehicle storage facility."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-310R (OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF CITY OF EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT MUNICIPAL VEHICLE STORAGE FACILITY) TO ROD ROBERTSON ENTERPRISE, INC TO OPERATE AND MANAGE THE VEHICLE STORAGE FACILITY. THIS IS A REVENUE GENERATING CONTRACT.

DEPARTMENTS: FINANCIAL SERVICES AND POLICE DEPARTMENT

AWARD TO: ROD ROBERTSON ENTERPRISES, INC.

SAN ANTONIO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

INITIAL TERM: 3 YEARS

OPTIONS: OPTION 1: 2 YEARS

OPTION 2: 2 YEARS

ANNUAL PROJECTED GROSS REVENUES: $1,810,262

TOTAL PROJECTED GROSS REVENUES: $5,430,785 (3 YEARS)

ACCOUNT NO.: STORAGE AND AUCTION REVENUES

FUNDING SOURCE: STORAGE AND AUCTION REVENUES

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A REVENUE GENERATING 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 POLICE DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO ROD ROBERTSON ENTERPRISES, INC., THE HIGHEST RANKED PROPOSER BASED ON EVALUATION FACTORS ESTABLISHED FOR THIS PROCUREMENT.

[POLICE, GREGORY ALLEN, (915) 564-7302]

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4011]

[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: 9E.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2011-308R (Performance Management and Performance Based Budgeting Consultant) to Weidner, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-308R (PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT AND PERFORMANCE BASED BUDGETING CONSULTANT) TO WEIDNER, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $626,990.

DEPARTMENT: OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET

AWARD TO: WEIDNER, INC.

AUSTIN, TX

ITEMS: ALL

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNTS: $256,990 (1ST YEAR)

$100,000 (2ND YEAR)

$100,000 (3RD YEAR)

OPTION YEAR 1 $ 70,000

OPTION YEAR 2 $ 40,000

OPTION YEAR 3 $ 30,000

OPTION YEAR 4 $ 30,000

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $626,990 (7 YEARS)

ACCOUNT NO.: 99010273 - 502215 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL FUND -OUTSIDE CONTRACTS

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL, SERVICE 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 OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO WEIDNER, INC., THE HIGHEST RANKED PROPOSER BASED ON EVALUATION FACTORS ESTABLISHED FOR THIS PROCUREMENT.

[OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, LYNLY LEEPER, (915) 541-4777]

[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: 10.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance to correct a clerical error in Ordinance No. 017018 approved on November 4, 2008"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED "

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]

   
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.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: An Ordinance granting a Special Privilege License to J.D. Abrams, LP. NESV11-00042 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSE TO J.D. ABRAMS, LP. FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF A 380 LINEAR FOOT SUBSURFACE HMAC TY C TEMPORARY WATER LINE WITHIN PORTIONS OF CITY RIGHT-OF-WAY BENEATH FLOWER DRIVE BETWEEN FRANCIS STREET AND MODESTO GOMEZ PARK AND A PORTION OF MODESTO GOMEZ PARK BETWEEN FLOWER DRIVE AND HIGHWAY LOOP 375 (CESAR CHAVEZ HIGHWAY) FOR A TERM OF FIVE YEARS WITH ONE RENEWABLE FIVE YEAR TERM. NESV11-00042 (DISTRICT 3) [DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4482

   
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.  EL PASO WATER UTILITIES: An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a Contract of Sale, Special Warranty Deed and any other necessary documents between the City of El Paso and Jobe Materials, L.P."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED "

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE, SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED AND ANY OTHER NECESSARY DOCUMENTS BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND JOBE MATERIALS, L.P., THE SOLE BIDDER, WHICH WILL ALLOW THE CITY TO CONVEY TO JOBE MATERIALS, L.P. LAND HELD IN TRUST BY THE EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD OF TRUSTEES TOTALING 10.14 ACRES OF LAND BEING A PORTION OF SECTION 17, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 2, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, LOCATED IN NORTHEAST EL PASO AT FRED WILSON AND MARSHALL ROADS. (DISTRICT 4)

[EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD, ROBERT ANDRON, (915) 694-5607]

   
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.  FIRE: An Ordinance amending Title 9 (Health And Safety), Chapter 9.52 (Fire Prevention Code), Section 9.52.130 (Chapter 33, Explosives and Fireworks, amended)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

POSTPONED FROM 11-15-2011

   
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: 14A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on Economic Development policy and protocols for business retention.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT POLICY AND PROTOCOLS FOR BUSINESS RETENTION. (DISTRICT 5) [REPRESENTATIVE MICHIEL NOE, (915) 541-4701]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 14B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action that Mayor and Council approve a resolution on Wage Theft. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVE AS REVISED, THE RESOLUTION TO SEND ISSUE TO GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS LRC AND ASK LEGAL TO RESEARCH THE ISSUE.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT MAYOR AND COUNCIL APPROVE A RESOLUTION ON WAGE THEFT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4996 AND REPRESENTATIVE MICHIEL NOE, (915) 541-4189]

   
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.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to name parcel located on 520B South Side Rd. Spc. Adrian Garcia Park.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO NAME PARCEL LOCATED ON 520B SOUTH SIDE RD. SPC. ADRIAN GARCIA PARK. (DISTRICT 6) [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

   
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: 15A.  PARKS AND RECREATION: Discussion and action on a resolution to name the new park located at 520 B Southside Road, El Paso, Texas as SPC Adrian Garcia Park. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO NAME THE NEW PARK LOCATED AT 520 B SOUTHSIDE ROAD, EL PASO, TEXAS AS SPC ADRIAN GARCIA PARK. (DISTRICT 6) [PARKS AND RECREATION, NANETTE SMEJKAL, (915) 541-4283]

   
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: 15B.  PARKS AND RECREATION: Discussion and action on a resolution to rename the Loretto-Lincoln Park located at 4500 E. Yandell Drive, El Paso, Texas as Liz Morayma Gonzalez Park."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO RENAME THE LORETTO-LINCOLN PARK LOCATED AT 4500 E. YANDELL DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS AS LIZ MORAYMA GONZALEZ PARK. (DISTRICT 2) [PARKS AND RECREATION, NANETTE SMEJKAL, (915) 541-4283]

   
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.  John F. Cook v. Tom Brown Ministries, et al.; Cause No. 2011-DCV-02792 (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LILLY, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ACOSTA AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT CITY COUNCIL WAIVE ANY EXISTING OR POTENTIAL CONFLICT OF INTEREST THAT MAY APPLY TO THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE IN THE CASE ENTITLED JOHN F. COOK V. TOM BROWN MINISTRIES, ET. AL., CAUSE NO. 2011-DCV-02792 IN THE COUNTY COURT AT LAW NUMBER 3 AND TO AUTHORIZE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE TO REPRESENT THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THIS CASE.

JOHN F. COOK V. TOM BROWN MINISTRIES, ET AL.; CAUSE NO. 2011-DCV-02792 (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, LAURA P. GORDON (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 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: EX3.  Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc. vs. The City of El Paso; Cause No. 2009-3939 (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LILLY, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBINSON, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE, BE AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO SETTLEMENT NEGOTIATIONS IN THE MATTER OF CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR, INC. VS. CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. 2009-3939.

CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR, INC. VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2009-3939 (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: ADD01.   BOARD APPOINTMENT: Melissa Ann Luna to the Park and Recreation Advisory Board
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

MELISSA ANN LUNA TO THE PARK AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4182]

   
Votes:

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