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Agenda: City Council - Special Mass Transit Dept Board Mtgs for the web.vte
Date: 11/15/2005
 
   
Item: MTB 1.  RESOLUTION: Authorizing the Mass Transit Department to provide a free fare day for all customers of Sun Metro's LIFT and Fixed Routes for a ''Customer Appreciation Day'' on Thursday, November 24, 2005
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CHAIRMAN OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD HEREBY AUTHORIZES THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE A FREE FARE DAY ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2005 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 05-67)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES

   
Item: "NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED, AS REVISED

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.

1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN (915) 541-4127]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 8, 2005 AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 7, 2005

3B. RESOLUTION: LIEN SUBORDINATION TO ALLOW PROJECT VIDA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORP. TO OBTAIN A ONE TIME LOAN FROM AN OUTSIDE SOURCE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LIEN SUBORDINATION AGREEMENT SUBORDINATING THE CITY OF EL PASO'S LIEN POSITION IN TWO SEPARATE FORGIVABLE LOAN AGREEMENTS AND RELATED DOCUMENTS OF RECORD IN THE EL PASO COUNTY REAL PROPERTY RECORDS, SUCH SUBORDINATION TO ALLOW PROJECT VIDA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO OBTAIN A ONE TIME $740,000.00 LOAN FROM AN OUTSIDE SOURCE FOR AN ADDITIONAL PUBLIC PURPOSE PROJECT INTENDED TO TARGET AND ASSIST PERSONS OF LOW AND MODERATE INCOME. (DISTRICT 2)

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT BOB GOTT (915) 541-4248]

3C. RESOLUTION: VERDELAND DRIVE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT - REVISED OFFER OF JUST COMPENSATION FOR TWO PROPERTIES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT CITY COUNCIL APPROVE A REVISED OFFER OF JUST COMPENSATION FOR TWO PROPERTIES PROPOSED TO BE ACQUIRED FOR THE VERDELAND DRIVE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT, A 30TH YEAR (2004-2005) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECT; AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BY AUTHORIZED TO SIGN CONTRACTS OF SALE, RIGHT-OF-ENTRY AGREEMENTS, AND ANY AND ALL ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO COMPLETE THE ACQUISITION OF THE TWO PROPERTIES. (DISTRICT 7) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT BOB GOTT (915) 541-4248]

3D. RESOLUTION: URBAN FORESTRY PARTNERSHIP GRANT AGREEMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,000 FOR A ''TREE FOR ME'' PROGRAM

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN URBAN FORESTRY PARTNERSHIP GRANT AGREEMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,000, AS WELL AS ANY SUBSEQUENT AGREEMENTS NECESSITATED THEREBY, BETWEEN THE TEXAS FOREST SERVICE (TFS) AND THE CITY OF EL PASO TO DEVELOP A ''TREE FOR ME'' PROGRAM. GRANT FUNDS WILL BE USED TO PAY FOR TREES, BROCHURE DEVELOPMENT, AND OFFICE SUPPLIES. CITY MATCH OF IN KIND FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,000 WILL CONSIST OF MARKETING MATERIALS, VOLUNTEER AND STAFF TIME, AND EQUIPMENT TO DELIVER TREES. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT MARK ALVARADO (915) 541-4918]

3E. RESOLUTION: TO APPROVE AN INVESTOR-OWNED HOUSING REHABILITATION APPLICATION AND TO SIGN A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT INVESTOR OWNED FINANCIAL TERMS CONTRACT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT CITY COUNCIL APPROVE AN INVESTOR-OWNED HOUSING REHABILITATION APPLICATION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT REVOLVING LOAN FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $237,700 FOR THE REHABILITATION OF A QUADRUPLEX LOCATED AT 1305 MAGOFFIN, PURSUANT TO THE TERMS SET FORTH IN THE EL PASO HOUSING PROGRAMS HANDBOOK, CHAPTER FIVE (INVESTOR-OWNED PROPERTIES) AND AS RECOMMENDED BY THE DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT; AND THAT CITY COUNCIL AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT INVESTOR OWNED FINANCIAL TERMS CONTRACT (4 UNITS OR LESS, LOAN AND GRANT) BETWEEN PROPERTY OWNER ELIZABETH VALENZUELA AND THE CITY, AND A BUILDER'S AND MECHANIC'S LIEN CONTRACT (WITH POWER OF SALE) BETWEEN ELIZABETH VALENZUELA, ORDOŅEZ REMODELING, INC. AND THE CITY.

(DISTRICT 8)

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, BOB HICKS, (915) 541-4888]

3F. RESOLUTION: EXTENSION OF A TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION EASEMENT GRANTED BY RALANO FAMILY PARTNERS, LTD.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN EXTENSION OF A TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION EASEMENT GRANTED BY RALANO FAMILY PARTNERS, LTD. FOR A 0.0775 ACRE PARCEL OF LAND BEING A PORTION OF H.F. FISHER SURVEY 293, ABSTRACT 38, PORTION OF TRACT 34-A-5, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, WHICH EASEMENT IS NEEDED FOR THE ROCKY BLUFF DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT. (PARCEL NO. 2) (DISTRICT 1)

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, RICK CONNER, (915) 541-4200]

3H. RESOLUTION: INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND EL PASO COUNTY 911 DISTRICT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO COUNTY 911 DISTRICT TO PROVIDE FACILITY MAINTENANCE AND JANITORIAL SERVICES AT THE DISTRICT'S BUILDING LOCATED AT 200 N. KANSAS STREET, EL PASO, TEXAS.

[GENERAL SERVICES, JEFF BELLES (915) 621-6821

3J. RESOLUTION: RE-ALLOCATION OF $200,000 FROM THE PARK CONTINGENCY FUND FOR THE WESTSIDE COMMUNITY PARK AND RECREATION CENTER AND TO REALLOCATE $150,000 TO THE NE REGIONAL PARK AND RETURN $50,000 TO THE PARK CONTINGENCY FUND

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

COUNCIL TO AUTHORIZE THE RE-ALLOCATION OF $200,000 FROM THE PARK CONTINGENCY FUND APPROVED ON 9/14/04 IN THE PROGRAM OUTLOOK FOR THE WESTSIDE COMMUNITY PARK AND RECREATION CENTER PROJECT BASED ON FAVORABLE CONSTRUCTION BIDS RECEIVED ON 10/19/05. APPROVAL TO REALLOCATE $150,000 TO THE NE REGIONAL PARK TO FUND A THIRD SOCCER FIELD AND RETURN $50,000 TO THE PARK CONTINGENCY FUND FOR FUTURE PROJECTS. FUNDING SOURCE - 2000 QOL BOND PROGRAM. (DISTRICT 4)

[PERSPECTIVA + 3D/I (P+3), JUAN CONTRERAS, (915) 225-3449

3K. RESOLUTION: MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY, IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION AND YSLETA IND. SCHOOL DIST.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION (MPO), AND THE YSLETA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT (YISD), AND THE SCOPE OF THE AGREEMENT PROVIDES THAT THE YISD PROVIDE VIDEO TAPE SERVICES FOR THE TRANSPORTATION POLICY BOARD MEETINGS. THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT IS FOR ONE YEAR AND THE COST OF THE SERVICES IS ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,000.00) PER MEETING. (DISTRICT: N/A) [METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION, ROY GILYARD, (915) 591-9735]

7B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: HECTOR DE SANTIAGO, AIA TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

HECTOR DE SANTIAGO, AIA TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1.

[REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

8. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUND: [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE TAX REFUNDS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED.

ATTACHMENT ''B''

TAX REFUNDS

NOVEMBER 15, 2005

ITEM NO. ______________________



A. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,911.14 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-0030-0500).

B. CITIFINANCIAL IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,835.88 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #M320-999-0010-6100).

C. LAND AMERICA LAWYERS TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,603.62 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #M436-999-0060-3400).

D. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,185.51OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (V897-999-0470-0700).



9. REQUEST THAT THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT FOR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR, FROM

DECEMBER 7, 2007 TO DECEMBER 7, 2008 PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF CONTRACT 2005-

007 WITH KWAL PAINT, INC., DENVER, COLORADO FOR PAINT & PAINTING SUPPLIES.

OPTION NO.: ONE [OF ONE]

AMOUNT OF AWARD: $25,000.00(ONE YEAR EXTENSION ESTIMATED AMOUNT)

ACCOUNT NOS: 3101326-502226-01101

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES- BUILDING MAINTENANCE GENERAL OPERATING FUND

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES-BUILDING MAINTENANCE

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, JESUS M. JUAREZ, (915) 541-4317]



DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES-BUILDING MAINTENANCE

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, JESUS M. JUAREZ, (915) 541-4317]

10. CHANGE ORDER: SOUTHWEST GROWTH CORPORATION FOR CONTRACT NO. 2005-058

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE CHANGE ORDER NO. ONE (CONSTRUCTION CHANGE) TO SOUTHWEST GROWTH CORPORATION FOR CONTRACT NO. 2005-058, MAGOFFIN-SAN ANTONIO STREET IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT, LOCATED AT MAGOFFIN AVENUE & SAN ANTONIO AVENUE FROM CAMPBELL STREET TO VIRGINIA STREET, FOR AN INCREASED AMOUNT OF $19,503.00. CHANGE ORDER ADDS FIVE (5) DAYS TO THE CONTRACT TIME. THE PURPOSE OF THIS CHANGE ORDER IS TO MAKE CORRECTIONS DUE TO UNFORESEEN CONDITIONS ($15,903.00) AND TO REMOVE THREE (3) ABANDONED MANHOLES ON MAGOFFIN AVENUE, VALUE ENGINEERING ($3,600.00), PER ENGINEERING AND STREET DEPARTMENTS REQUEST.

THE REVISED SCHEDULED COMPLETION DATE IS JANUARY 2006.

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, BYRON E. JOHNSON, (915) 541-4308]

11. DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO INFOUSA

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO INFOUSA WHO IS THE SOLE PROVIDER OF INTERNET DELIVERY SERVICE, THAT PROVIDES ACCESS TO INFOUSA'S PROPRIETARY BUSINESS AND RESIDENTIAL DATABASES. TOTAL

AMOUNT $36,177.00. RENEW ANNUALLY AS LONG AS SERVICE IS REQUIRED.

AWARD AMOUNT IS $36,177.00

FUNDS AVAILABLE IN: 31130563-6005-508039 PROJECT PPW00056003YR2

FUNDING SOURCE: LIBRARY MATERIALS, 00 AUTH ISSUE CAPITAL PROJECT

DEPARTMENT: LIBRARY

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, RAY HEREDIA, (915) 541-4316

12. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO. 2006-007 BLUEPRINT DUPLICATION SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THIS CONTRACT SHALL BE AWARDED TO THE BIDDER WHO PROVIDES THE BEST VALUE TO THE CITY. THE CITY MAY CONSIDER PRICE AND OTHER RELEVANT CRITERIA LISTED IN THE REQUEST FOR BIDS.



SOLICITATION NO. 2006-007 BLUEPRINT DUPLICATION SERVICE

AWARD TO: EL PASO REPROGRAPHICS, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEM(S): ALL

AMOUNT: $90,000.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: CONSTRUCTION BIDDING SECTION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: VARIOUS

FUNDING SOURCE: VARIOUS

TOTAL AWARD: $180,000.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

CONSTRUCTION BIDDING OFFICE STAFF AND FINANCIAL SERVICES PURCHASING DIVISION RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED, EL PASO REPROGRAPHICS, INC. IS THE OVER ALL LOW BIDDER MEETING SPECIFICATIONS AND BEST VALUE CRITERIA.

THIS IS A TWENTY-FOUR (24) MONTH CONTRACT WITH THE OPTION TO EXTEND THIS CONTRACT TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS.

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, RAY HEREDIA, (915) 541-4316]

13A. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2006-021 SOFT DRINK VENINDG MACHINE SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

IF APPARENT LOW BIDDER IS DISQUALIFIED FOR ANY REASON, CITY COUNCIL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO EXERCISE ANY OPTION LEGALLY AVAILABLE UNDER THE LAW BY AWARDING BID TO NEXT LOWEST RESPONSIVE AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER EVEN THOUGH THE BIDDER IS NOT NAMED ON THIS AGENDA.



SOLICITATION NO. 2006-021 SOFT DRINK VENDING MACHINE SERVICES

AWARD TO: PEPSI BOTTLING GROUP

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): GROUP I, ITEMS #1, #2, & #3, GROUP II, ITEM #1, & GROUP III, ITEM #1

AMOUNT: $33,578.00. (ESTIMATE ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: PARKS & RECREATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: REVENUE GENERATING

FUNDING SOURCE: REVENUE GENERATING

TOTAL AWARD: $100,7

13B. SOLICITATION NO. 2006-022 ZOO ANIMAL FOOD-PRODUCE

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD TO: SPI DISTRIBUTOR

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): #1 THRU #41

AMOUNT: $53,020.35 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: ZOO

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 52152001-503110-15445

FUNDING SOURCE: ZOO OPERATIONS-ANIMAL FOOD & SUPPLIES

TOTAL AWARD: $159,061.05 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

ZOO AND FINANCIAL SERVICES-PURCHASING DIVISION RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE OFFER MEETING SPECIFICATIONS, FROM RESPONSIBLE PARTIES.

THE VENDOR OFFERS THE CITY A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT OF 2% 10 DAYS NET 30.

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTHS.

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, JESUS M. JUAREZ, (915) 541-4317]

14A. MONASTERY OF PERPETUAL ADORATION TO HOLD A CHRIST THE KING CELEBRATION PARADE ON NOVEMBER 20, 2005 FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 9:30 A.M. ROUTE: START AT THE CHURCH ON MAGOFFIN TO COTTON, TURN LEFT ON COTTON TO DOUBLE DOORS GATE, ENTER DOORS TO EXIT ON NEWMAN, TURN LEFT ON NEWMAN TO MAGOFFIN, TURN LEFT ON MAGOFFIN AND FINISH AT THE CHURCH. APPROXIMATELY 100 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART. PERMIT # 05-179

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

[TERESA ANDOW COSSIO] (DISTRICT 8)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTIONS WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL POLICE THE EVENT WITH 3 OFFICERS AND 3 VEHICLES. ESTIMATED COST TO CITY: $187.50 ESTIMATED COST TO APPLICANT: $37.50. THE OFFICE OF DEVELOPMENT SERVICES RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

14B. OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE CHURCH TO HOLD A PILGRIMAGE ON DECEMBER 10, 2005 FROM 4:30 A.M. TO 6:00 A.M. ROUTE: START AT 4621 HASTINGS TO MARR, TURN RIGHT ON MARR TO ALTURA, TURN LEFT ON ALTURA TO ALABAMA, TURN RIGHT ON ALABAMA TO NASHVILLE, TURN LEFT ON NASHVILLE AND FINISH AT THE CHURCH. APPROXIMATELY 250 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART. PERMIT # 05-180 [EVA AGUILAR] (DISTRICT 2)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTIONS WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL POLICE THE EVENT WITH 6 OFFICERS AND 6 VEHICLES. ESTIMATED COST TO CITY: $291.00 ESTIMATED COST TO APPLICANT: $159.00. THE OFFICE OF DEVELOPMENT SERVICES RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

16A. DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO HAVE ALL PROPOSED CITY DEBT SERVICE ISSUANCE ABOVE $10 MILLION PUBLICLY POSTED AND THOROUGHLY CANVASSED.

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

[REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

16B. DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO SET POLICY OF USING ONLY GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS EXCEPT IN CASE OF EXTREME EMERGENCY WHEN CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION ARE NECESSARY. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

16C. DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO IMPLEMENT A 6-MONTH PILOT PROGRAM TO IMPROVE SAFETY IN THE 3 BUSIEST INTERSECTIONS IN DISTRICT #3 THAT WILL INCREASE THE TIMING OF THE YELLOW LIGHT BY 2 SECONDS AND AN ALL-WAY RED DELAY OF 2 SECONDS.

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

[REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

16D. DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO CREATE A 4 MEMBER AD HOC COMMITTEE COMPRISED OF EL PASO CITY REPRESENTATIVES FOR BORDER RELATIONS WITH MEXICO.

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

[REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano NO
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 3A.  RESOLUTIONS: Option to renew the Professional Services Agreement by and between the City and Patricia A. Shipton
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO RENEW THE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PATRICIA A. SHIPTON FOR LEGISLATIVE AND LOBBYING SERVICES IN AUSTIN, TEXAS.

(ALL DISTRICTS) (FUNDING 03153020/15466/502215/03006)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 3G.  RESOLUTION: Placing a Lien on the following properties:
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PLACING A LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTIES (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNTS FOR WORK PERFORMED BY THE CITY PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 9.04.

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

ATTACHMENT ''A''

PLACING A LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTIES (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNTS FOR WORK PERFORMED BY THE CITY PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 9.04 (ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES/SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT) (ELLEN A. SMITH, P.E., 915-621-6719)

TRACT 3-F (4.5392 ACRES), BLOCK 6, UPPER VALLEY SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 2) $1,012.14 ANIS NASSAR

LOT 20, BLOCK 17, DEL NORTE SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 2) $167.79 CALABRESE ENTERPRISES, INC.

8833 KENNETH STREET $508.78 M.A. CALABRESE & 4

(DISTRICT 2)

1819 KENTUCKY $378.88 ALZAR, L.P.

(DISTRICT2)

600 PIEDRAS $ 116.37 GATEWAY MISSION TRAINING

(DISTRICT 2)

10180 DYER STREET $129.90 FRANK OWEN (TRUSTEE)

(DISTRICT 4)

11436 ARDELLE AVENUE $405.94 JULIETA L. & JAIME B. PALMA

(DISTRICT 5)

11412 ARDELLE AVENUE $259.80 RICARDO CORIA & MARIA S. LERMA

(DISTRICT 5)

11432 ARDELLE AVENUE $405.94 FELIPE D.J. AGUIRRE

(DISTRICT 5)

3008 TIERRA FRESNO $508.78 WILLIAM J. MOUNCE

(DISTRICT 5)

9744 LA MORENITA $102.84 GUADALUPE AVILA &

(DISTRICT 6) ERIKA HOLGUIN

9745 LA MORENITA $ 259.80 SERGIO J. MEDINA

(DISTRICT 6)

605 GREGGERSON $ 941.78 MANUEL & MARIA L. CONTRERAS

(DISTRICT 6) HUMBERTO A. & JUANA MUNOZ

LOT 1 (7640 SQ FT), BLOCK 5, WEST PENDALE INDUSTRIAL PARK SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 7) $124.49 WILLIAM J. KASTRIN

TRACT 2-B-3 (.0802 ACRE) & TRACT 4-D-2, BLOCK 38, YSLETA SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 7) $335.58 MARIA ELENA SOTO

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
3 Rep. Lozano NO
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 3I.  RESOLUTION: That $75,000 be transferred from the Eastside Regional Branch Library to the Main Library Expansion/Renovation project
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

COUNCIL TO AUTHORIZE THAT $75,000 BE TRANSFERRED FROM THE EASTSIDE REGIONAL BRANCH LIBRARY TO THE MAIN LIBRARY EXPANSION / RENOVATION PROJECT. THESE FUNDS ARE FROM THE PROJECT CONTINGENCY AND ARE SAVINGS TO THE EASTSIDE LIBRARY PROJECT. THE TRANSFER OF THE SAVINGS TO THE MAIN LIBRARY PROJECT WILL BE USED TO OFFSET CONSTRUCTION COST INCREASES ENCOUNTERED DUE TO UNFORESEEN CONDITIONS RELATED TO THE RENOVATION OF THE EXISTING MAIN LIBRARY. FUNDING SOURCE - 2000 QOL BOND PROGRAM. (DISTRICTS 5 & 6)

[PERSPECTIVA + 3D/I (P+3), JUAN CONTRERAS, (915) 225-3449]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 4.  APPOINTMENT: John L. Anderson as Asst. City Attorney
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

APPOINTMENT OF JOHN L. ANDERSON AS ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 15, 2005. [CITY ATTORNEY, CHARLIE MCNABB (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 5.  APPOINTMENT: Josette Flores as Asst. City Attorney
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

APPOINTMENT OF JOSETTE FLORES AS ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 16, 2005.

[CITY ATTORNEY, CHARLIE MCNABB (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 6.  APPOINTMENT: Roberta Buchman Cross as Asst. City Attorney
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

APPOINTMENT OF ROBERTA BUCHMAN CROSS AS ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 15, 2005.

[CITY ATTORNEY, CHARLIE MCNABB (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 7A.  BOARD APPOINTMENT: Michael Lee to the City Plan Commission
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

MICHAEL LEE TO THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION BY REP. MELINA CASTRO,

DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 15A-15E INTRODUCTION OF O.  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.

15A. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED CONVEYING TO EL PASO JAMAS, LTD., LAND TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 33.045 ACRES CONSISTING OF TRACT 9C, BLOCK 13, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, IN FAR WEST EL PASO LOCATED NORTH OF BORDERLAND ROAD BETWEEN WESTSIDE ROAD AND MORRELL ROAD JUST OUTSIDE THE CITY LIMITS OF EL PASO. (DISTRICT 1)

[EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, ROBERT D. ANDRON, (915) 594-5506]

15B. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED CONVEYING TO HBC LAND L.P., LAND TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 32.162 ACRES CONSISTING OF A PORTION OF SECTION 30, BLOCK 80, TSP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, IN NORTHEAST EL PASO LOCATED SOUTH OF PATRIOT FREEWAY (U.S. HWY. 54) ADJACENT TO MCCOMBS STREET IN THE EL PASO CITY LIMITS. (DISTRICT 4) [EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, ROBERT D. ANDRON, (915) 594-5506]

15C. AN ORDINANCE VACATING A PORTION OF FINDLEY STREET BETWEEN BLOCKS 21 AND 26, WOODLAWN ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. SV05004 (DISTRICT 3) [PLANNING, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4925]

15D. AN ORDINANCE VACATING A PORTION OF CYPRESS STREET BETWEEN BLOCKS 26 AND 29, WOODLAWN ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. SV05005 (DISTRICT 3) [PLANNING, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4925]

15E. AN ORDINANCE VACATING ALL OF THE 20-FOOT WIDE ALLEY WITHIN BLOCK 26, WOODLAWN ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. AV05001 (DISTRICT 3) [PLANNING, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4925]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 29, 2005 FOR ITEMS 15A - 15E.

PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD AS PART OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING WHICH BEGINS AT APPROXIMATELY 9AM. 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 FRIDAY, 8AM TO 5PM.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 17A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Best Value Procurements - Solicitation No. 2005-256 Westside Community Park & Recreation Center
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

SOLICITATION NO: 2005-256 WESTSIDE COMMUNITY PARK & RECREATION CENTER

LOCATION: 7400 HIGH RIDGE

CONTRACTOR: SAMCORP GENERAL CONTRACTORS

EL PASO, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: PARKS

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 14101001-PQLPA190-60183-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: 2000 QUALITY OF LIFE BOND

ITEMS:

BASE BID I $4,804,000.00

BASE BID IA $1,500.00 ALTERNATE#1 $385,000.00

ALTERNATE #5 $155,000.00

BASE BID II $140,000.00 ALTERNATE #2 $3,000.00 ALTERNATE #6 $7,000.00

BASE BID IIA $1,860.00 ALTERNATE #3 $7,000.00 ALTERNATE #7 $43,000.00

BASE BID III $104,864.00 ALTERNATE #4 $5,000.00

ADDITIONAL SHADE PAVILION $65,000.00

TOTAL AWARD: $5,722,224.00

ESTIMATED COMPLETION: DATE DECEMBER 2006

DISTRICT(S): 1

RECOMMENDATION:

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND PARKS RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO SAMCORP GENERAL CONTRACTORS, AS THIS OFFEROR HAS PROVIDED THE BEST VALUE PROPOSAL. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REFERENCED CONTRACT.

1. LUMP SUM COMPONENT

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, BUT WHICH DO NOT INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT AS AWARDED, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,000 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER, AND NOT TO EXCEED THE TOTAL OF 25% OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT PRICE AS AWARDED, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL.

2. UNIT PRICE COMPONENT

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

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, BYRON E. JOHNSON, (915) 541-4308]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 17B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Best Value Procurement - Solicitation No. 2005-262 City Vehicles FY2006
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

SOLICITATION NO. 2005-262 CITY VEHICLES FY2006

AWARD TO: CASA FORD INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): GROUP I - ALL ITEMS GROUP II - ALL ITEMS, EXCLUDING ITEM NO. 3 GROUP III - ALL ITEMS GROUP IV - ALL ITEMS, EXCLUDING ITEM NO. 3 GROUP V - ALL ITEMS, EXCLUDING ITEM NOS. 1 AND AMOUNT: $1,500,000.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 27507-407029-37150068-PFLESVCO1

FUNDING SOURCE: FLEET SERVICES EQUIPMENT REPLACEMENT FUND

TOTAL AWARD: $4,500,000.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

THE GENERAL SERVICES AND FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS

INDICATED TO THE BEST VALUE OFFER OR MEETING SPECIFICATIONS.

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT FOR THE PURCHASE OF VEHICLES. NO PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT WAS OFFERED BY THE VENDOR.

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, BARBARA CRUMLEY, (915) 541-4315].

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 18A.  BIDS: Solicitation No. 2005-281 - Clint Landfill Phase 1 Cells 3-6 & Scale House TCEQ MSW
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

SOLICITATION NO: 2005-281 CLINT LANDFILL PHASE 1 CELLS 3-6 & SCALE HOUSE TCEQ MSW PERMIT NO. 2284 REBID

LOCATION: 4200 DARRINGTON ROAD

CONTRACTOR (1] L. D. KEMP EXCAVATING, INC.

FORT WORTH, TX

ITEMS: BASE BID I $6,344,154.20 (ESTIMATE)

CONTRACTOR (2): SOUTHWEST GROWTH CORPORATION

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: BASE BID II $931,039.00 (ESTIMATE)

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES-SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 34340300-PSWM0012-40426-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT REVENUE BONDS

TOTAL AWARD: $7,275,193.20 (ESTIMATE)

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE: JUNE 2006

DISTRICTS: CITYWIDE

RECOMMENDATION:

IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT FOR BASE BID I BE TO CONTRACTOR (1) L. D. KEMP EXCAVATING, INC., AS THEY ARE THE LOWEST RESPONSIBLE, RESPONSIVE BIDDER. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REFERENCED CONTRACT.

IT IS FURTHER RECOMMENDED THAT THE AWARD OF BASE BID II BE TO CONTRACTOR (2) SOUTHWEST GROWTH CORPORATION, AS THEY ARE THE LOWEST RESPONSIBLE, RESPONSIVE BIDDER. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REFERENCED CONTRACT.

LOWER BIDS FOR BASE BID II FROM LONGHORN EXCAVATORS, INC. AND J. D. ABRAMS. LP COULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AS THEIR BIDS WERE ONLY FOR THE COMBINED BASE BID I AND BASE BID II AND COULD NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR A SEPARATED AWARD BASIS. THE BID ALLOWED FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO TO CONSIDER AWARD BY ITEM OR TOTAL WHICH EVER WAS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CITY. AWARDING SEPARATE BIDS IS A COST SAVING TO THE CITY.

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

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, BUT WHICH DO NOT INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT AS AWARDED, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,000 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER, AND NOT TO EXCEED THE TOTAL OF 25% OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT

PRICE AS AWARDED, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL.

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, BYRON E. JOHNSON, (915) 541-4308]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 18B.  BID: Solicitation No. 2005-013 McNeilus Proprietary & Aftermarket Parts & Service
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

SOLICITATION NO. 2005-013 MCNEILUS PROPRIETARY & AFTERMARKET PARTS & SERVICE

AWARD TO: G.O.T. SUPPLY, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): A & B

AMOUNT: $500,000.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES-FLEET

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 37370510-503125-45202

FUNDING SOURCE: FLEET SERVICE INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

TOTAL AWARD: $1,500,000.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

GENERAL SERVICES-FLEET AND FINANCIAL SERVICES- PURCHASING DIVISION RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE OFFER MEETING SPECIFICATIONS, FROM RESPONSIBLE PARTIES.

NO OPTIONS OFFERED.

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTHS.

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, JESUS M. JUAREZ, (915) 541-4317]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 19A.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING, TRAFFIC: Schedule I One-Way Streets: Main Drive, westbound from a point 100 feet West of Oregon Street to El Paso Street, as a One-Way Street
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.010 (SCHEDULE I - ONE-WAY STREETS) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE TO ADD A SUBSECTION IDENTIFYING MAIN DRIVE, WESTBOUND FROM A POINT 100 FEET WEST OF OREGON STREET TO EL PASO STREET, AS A ONE-WAY STREET. THE PENALTY IS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. [ENGINEERING - TRAFFIC, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 19B.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING, TRAFFIC: No Stopping or Standing - Tow-Away Zone for Main Drive to Oregon Street and North Side and Main Drive to El Paso Street
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.180 (NO STOPPING OR STANDING - TOW-AWAY ZONE), PARAGRAPH (A) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE, BY ADDING TWO NEW LOCATIONS ON MAIN DRIVE, FROM OREGON STREET TO A POINT 100 FEET WEST, NORTH SIDE AND MAIN DRIVE FROM A POINT 100 FEET WEST OF OREGON TO EL PASO STREET, BOTH SIDES. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.88.180 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE.

[ENGINEERING - TRAFFIC, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 19C.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING, TRAFFIC: Schedule VI - Parking Time limited on Certain Streets on Boston Avenue from Stanton Street limited to two hours
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES) SECTION 12.88.060 (SCHEDULE VI - PARKING TIME LIMITED ON CERTAIN STREETS), OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE TO AMEND PARAGRAPH ''A'' TO IDENTIFY THE PARKING TIME LIMITED TO TWO HOURS BETWEEN 8:00 A.M. AND 6:00 P.M., EXCEPT SUNDAYS AND LEGAL HOLIDAYS, ON BOSTON AVENUE FROM STANTON STREET TO A POINT 120 FEET WEST THEREOF. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. [ENGINEERING - TRAFFIC, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 19D.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING, TRAFFIC: Schedule XIV, Speed Limits - Speed Limit as Forty-Five miles per hour on Walter Jones Boulevard and George Perry Boulevard
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS), OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE TO ADD SUBSECTIONS IDENTIFYING THE SPEED LIMIT AS FORTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR ON WALTER JONES BOULEVARD AND GEORGE PERRY BOULEVARD. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE.

[ENGINEERING - TRAFFIC, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 19E.  PUBLIC HEARING J- ENGINEERING, TRAFFIC: Schedule XIV, Speed Limits - Speed Limit as Forty miles per hour on Founders Boulevard
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE TO ADD A SUBSECTION IDENTIFYING THE SPEED LIMIT AS FORTY MILES PER HOUR ON FOUNDERS BOULEVARD. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE.

[ENGINEERING - TRAFFIC, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 20.  PUBLIC HEARINGS - HUMAN RESOURCES: Amending Ordinance 8064 to revise Sections 2, 3, 5 and 6
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 8064 (THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN) TO REVISE SECTIONS 2 (CLASSIFICATION PLAN), 3 (COMPENSATION PLAN), 5 (CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT) AND 6 (ADJUSTMENT OF EMPLOYEE COMPLAINTS FOR CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PURPOSES); TO UPDATE PROVISIONS TO CONFORM WITH RECENTLY REVISED CIVIL SERVICE RULES NOS. 5 AND 29; TO STREAMLINE AND CLARIFY EXISTING PROVISIONS AND PROCEDURES COVERED BY THESE SECTIONS; AND TO CREATE A NEW PROCEDURE FOR RESOLVING EMPLOYEE COMPLAINTS PERTAINING TO THE APPLICATION OF THIS ORDINANCE.

[HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA BALL THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 21A.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING: Boutique Bottling Facility
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE, BY ADDING A DEFINED USE AT SECTION 20.02.142 (BOUTIQUE BOTTLING FACILITY) AND AMENDING SECTIONS 20.36.020, 20.38.020, 20.40.020, 20.42.020, 20.44.020 AND 20.52.040 (PERMITTED USES) TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH USE BE PERMITTED IN C-1, C-2, C-3, C-4 AND C-5 (COMMERCIAL) AND S-D (SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT) ZONING DISTRICT CLASSIFICATIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE CITY OF EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [PLANNING, KIMBERLY FORSYTH, (915) 541-4631]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 21B.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING: RVE Unit 18 Ltd. ZON05-00080
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PARCEL A: A PORTION OF TRACT 10A, 10E, 12 AND 13, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 239, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO R-3A (RESIDENTIAL); PARCEL B: A PORTION OF TRACTS 10A AND 10E, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 239, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO A-O (APARTMENT-OFFICE); AND PARCEL C: A PORTION OF TRACTS 10A AND 10E, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 239, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) AND PMD (PLANNED MOUNTAIN DEVELOPMENT) TO C-3/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITION). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 7800 BLOCK OF TRANSMOUNTAIN ROAD. APPLICANT: RVE UNIT 18 LTD. ZON05-00080 (DISTRICT 1)[PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 21C.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING: Special Permit No. ZON05-00088
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON05-00088, TO ALLOW FOR A PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT ON EMERALD VALLEY ESTATES, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.12.040 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 5500-5600 BLOCKS OF CORY DRIVE. APPLICANT: WINTON & ASSOCIATES, INC. ZON05-00088 (DISTRICT 1) [PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 21D.  PUBLIC HEARINGS - PLANNING: 1060 Carolina Drive - ZON05-00095
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A 2.98 ACRE PORTION OF BLOCK 33, SAGE ADDITION, SECOND REPLAT, SECTION TWO, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM C-2 (COMMERCIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1060 CAROLINA DRIVE. APPLICANT: HILLCREST FUNERAL HOME. ZON05-00095

(DISTRICT 7) [PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 21E.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING: Special Permit No. ZON05-00096
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON05-00096, TO ALLOW FOR A CREMATORY ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS A 2.98 ACRE PORTION OF BLOCK 33, SAGE ADDITION, SECOND REPLAT, SECTION TWO, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.40.040 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1060 CAROLINA DRIVE. APPLICANT: HILLCREST FUNERAL HOME. ZON05-00096 (DISTRICT 7)

[PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 21F.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING: 4944 Hercules ZON05-00033
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF 75 FEET BY 150 FEET OUT OF TRACT 52, SUNRISE ACRES NO. 2, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM C-1 (COMMERCIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 4944 HERCULES. APPLICANT: OSVALDO GUTIERREZ ROMO. ZON05-00033

(DISTRICT 2) [PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

POSTPONED FROM 11/08/05

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 22.  PUBLIC HEARING - TAX OFFICE: [Tax Office, Juan Sandoval, (915) 541-4369]
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A TAX RESALE QUITCLAIM DEED FOR TRACT 6-A, BEING A PORTION OF SECTION 6, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 3, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD SURVEYS, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 1338, PAGE 814, DEED RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 6)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 23A.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: El Paso Electric Company, Docket No. 473-05-013
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING SETTLEMENT OF PETITION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY TO RECONCILE FUEL COSTS; PUC DOCKET NO. 30143, SOAH DOCKET NO. 473-05-013, BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JORGE VILLEGAS, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Castro NO
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: ADDN 1.  APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARK/STREETS & SIDEWALKS - El Paso Central Labor Union
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

EL PASO CENTRAL LABOR UNION TO HOLD A PEACEFUL DEMONSTRATION AT EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY - 101 N STANTON BETWEEN MYRTLE AND TEXAS (SIDEWALK ONLY) ON NOVEMBER 16, 2005 FROM 4:30 P.M. TO 5:30 P.M. APPROXIMATELY 150 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 50 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (1 MEGAPHONE). PERMIT # 05-182 (DISTRICT 8) [DAVID ARANDA]

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTION WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL MONITOR THE EVENT AS NECESSARY WITH THE DISTRICT CAR. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO CITY OR APPLICANT. THE OFFICE OF DEVELOPMENT SERVICES RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE


 
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