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Agenda: City Council Meeting and Mass Transit Dept Meeting for the web.vte
Date: 1/10/2006
 
   
Item: MTB 1.  Discussion and action on the approval of the minutes for the November 8, Special Meeting of November 15, and November 22, 2005 MTB
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE NOVEMBER 8, SPECIAL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 15, AND NOVEMBER 22, 2005 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETINGS. (ACTION 06-01)

   
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: MTB 2.  Discussion and action to award the following:
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

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

SOLICITATION NO. 2006-028 BUS AXLE END COMPONENTS

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: CARQUEST OF N. MESA

EL PASO, TX

ITEM(S): GROUP II: 21

AMOUNT: $1,000.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2:MUNCIE RECLAMATION AND SUPPLY

DBA MUNCIE TRANSIT SUPPLY

MUNCIE, IN

ITEM(S): GROUP II: 17, 19, AND 20

AMOUNT: $2,000.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

AWARD TO: VENDOR 3:NEOPART

HONEY BROOK, PA

ITEM(S): GROUP I: 4

GROUP II: 1, 2, 5-7, 22 AND 23

GROUP III: 1, 7 AND 8

AMOUNT: $20,000.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

AWARD TO: VENDOR 4:TRUCK TRAILER TRANSIT

DETROIT, MI

ITEM(S): GROUP III: 2 AND 3-6

AMOUNT: $5,000.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

AWARD TO: VENDOR 5:VEHICLE MAINTENANCE PROGRAM,INC.

BOCA RATON, FL

ITEM(S): GROUP I: 7

AMOUNT: $2,000.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

AWARD TO: VENDOR 6:WOFFORD TRUCK PARTS INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): GROUP I: 1-3, 5, 6 AND 8

GROUP II: 3, 4, 8-16 AND 18

AMOUNT: $30,000.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 60600015-503118

FUNDING SOURCE: MASS TRANSIT GENERAL REVENUE FUND

TOTAL AWARD: $180,000.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

ACTION: 06-02

FINANCIAL SERVICES AND THE MASS TRANSIT [SUN METRO] DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARDS AS INDICATED, TO ''CARQUEST OF N. MESA, MUNCIE RECLAMATION AND SUPPLY DBA MUNCIE TRANSIT SUPPLY, NEOPART, TRUCK TRAILER TRANSIT, VEHICLE MAINTENANCE PROGRAM, INC. AND WOFFORD TRUCK PARTS INC.'' THESE COMPANIES ARE THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE [BY DEFINITION, MEETING SPECIFICATIONS] OFFER, FROM RESPONSIBLE OFFERORS.

THESE ARE THREE [3] YEAR REQUIREMENTS CONTRACTS

   
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: MTB 3.  Discussion and action on a resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Contract between the Mass Transit Dept and Benny Ramirez
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT AND BENNY RAMIREZ, TO EMPLOY BENNY RAMIREZ AS A INTERIM TRANSIT MAINTENANCE MANAGER. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 11, 2006 THROUGH JANUARY 10, 2007 (ACTION 06-03)

   
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: MTB 4.  Discussion on observations and recommendations concerning the proposal to eliminate transfers and initiate day passes
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION ON OBSERVATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNING THE PROPOSAL TO ELIMINATE TRANSFERS AND INITIATE DAY PASSES. (MATHEW CARROLL)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
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 JANUARY 3, 2006.



3A.RESOLUTION: SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY AND PARKHILL, SMITH & COOPER, INC. FOR A PROJECT KNOW AS ''CLINT LANDFILL PHASE I - CELLS 3,4,5 & 6

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PARKHILL, SMITH & COOPER, INC., FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''CLINT LANDFILL PHASE I - CELLS 3, 4, 5 & 6'', WHICH WILL INCREASE THE SCOPE OF SERVICES REQUIRED OF THE ENGINEER DURING THE CONSTRUCTION PHASE OF THE PROJECT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED THIRTY EIGHT THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-SEVEN AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($38,357.00). (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

3B. RESOLUTION: INTERLOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE CITY OF DALLAS - CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN GRANT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE CITY OF DALLAS, TO PARTICIPATE IN FULFILLING THE PURPOSE OF THE DALLAS POLICE DEPARTMENT INTERNET CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN GRANT. THIS AGREEMENT WILL ALLOW FOR BOTH ENTITIES TO TARGET AND INVESTIGATE CHILD SOLICITATION AND CHILD PORNOGRAPHY OVER THE INTERNET IN THE STATE OF TEXAS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, ASSISTANT CHIEF PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7310]

4.BOARD APPOINTMENT: REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE TO THE ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE TO THE ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

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

5.RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT(S): APPROVE INSTALLATION, POWER, AND MAINTENANCE OF RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT(S) AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS(S):

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT(S): APPROVE INSTALLATION, POWER, AND MAINTENANCE OF RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT(S) AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATION(S):



1.BETWEEN 7117 & 7121 CERRO NEGRO DRIVE $1,200.00

2.ON NORTHEAST AND SOUTHWEST CORNERS OF RESLER DRIVE AT RAMADA, $2,099.00

TWO STREET LIGHTS - 250 WATTS HPS

3.IN ALLEY ON EXISTING POLE BEHIND 1310 W. MISSOURI AVE. $ 464.00

4.NORTHWEST CORNER OF LA ADELITA AND SIETE LEGUAS $1,989.00

ESTIMATED COST IS $5,752.00. FUNDING SOURCE TO BE PROVIDED FROM DISTRICT 8 DISCRETIONARY ACCOUNT COUNCIL SPECIAL PROJECT (DEPARTMENT ID #01010008, ACCT. #504420, FUND #01101, CLASS #01001) DISTRICT 8.

[REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4268]

6.REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO TRANSFER: DISTRICT 7 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS (COUNCIL SPECIAL PROJECTS)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO TRANSFER DISTRICT 7 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS (COUNCIL SPECIAL PROJECTS), DEPARTMENT ID NO. 01153010, ACCOUNT NO. 504420, FUND NO. 16507, IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,750, TO THE LIBRARY DEPARTMENT, DEPARTMENT ID NO. 53010211; ACCOUNT NO. 502000; FUND NO. 01101, TO BE USED FOR A MURAL FOR THE LOWER VALLEY BRANCH LIBRARY. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

7.REQUEST THAT THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES-PURCHASING DIVISION: BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO COMPUDYNE - PUBLIC SAFETY & JUSTICE, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES-PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO COMPUDYNE - PUBLIC SAFETY & JUSTICE, INC. TIBURON WHO WAS THE SOLE SOURCE SOFTWARE SUPPORTER AND MAINTENANCE SERVICE COMPANY FOR EMERGENCY

DISPATCH AND RECORDS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM UTILIZED BY THE EL PASO POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENT HAS CHANGED THEIR CORPORATION TO COMPUDYNE - PUBLIC SAFETY & JUSTICE, INC. ALSO, THAT THE DEPARTMENT BE AUTHORIZED TO MAKE NECESSARY CHANGES (UP OR DOWN) AS NECESSARY TO MAINTAIN THE RECORDING SYSTEM UNDER MAINTENANCE. TOTAL AMOUNT $40,000.00

ESTIMATED.

ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE REVIEW, AND THE CITY MANAGER BE

AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY RELATED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS NECESSARY DURING

THE CONTRACT.

AWARD AMOUNT IS $40,000.00 ESTIMATED

FUNDS AVAILABLE IN: 39010351-01101-502202

FUNDING SOURCE: OPERATING ACCOUNT, MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS

DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES

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

8.BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2006-049 AUXILIARY GENERATOR MAINTENANCE

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. 2006-049 AUXILIARY GENERATOR MAINTENANCE

AWARD TO: CUMMINS ROCKY MOUNTAIN

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): GROUP I #1 THRU #15, GROUP II-ALL, AND GROUP III-ALL

AMOUNT: $50,000.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES-BUILDING MAINTENANCE

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 31010326-502226

FUNDING SOURCE: BUILDING/FACILITIES MAINTENANCE

TOTAL AWARD: $150,000.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

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

VENDOR OFFERS THE CITY THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT AT THE SAME UNIT PRICES FOR TWO (2) ADDITIONAL YEARS IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN TWO (2) YEARS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT.

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

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

9.BUDGET TRANSERS: [OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE (915) 541-4011]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2006-284 PARKS

THIS BUDGET TRANSFER REQUESTS A NEW APPROPRIATION TO FUND THE AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS AT 16 LOCATIONS. THESE PROGRAMS WILL OPERATE FOR ABOUT 10 WEEKS DURING THE REMAINDER OF THIS FISCAL YEAR, AND WILL BE FUNDED FROM A COMBINATION OF REVENUES RECEIVED (PEPSI VENDING CONCESSIONS), DONATIONS, AND FUND BALANCE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

INCREASE $26,760 TO 51511089/P50022916329/405069 VEND/CONCES

INCREASE $ 6,000 TO 51511089/P50022916329/407002 ESTREVENUE

INCREASE $15,000 TO 51511089/P50022916329/405060 DONATIONS

INCREASE $41,960 TO 51511089/P50022916329/502215 CONTRACTSNOC

INCREASE $ 5,800 TO 51511089/P50022916329/503116 RECSUPPLIES

10A. APPLICATIONS FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: JACKSON HEWITT TAX SERVICES FOOT RACE/WALK ON JAN. 15, 2006 AT 1475 GEORGE DIETER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

JACKSON HEWITT TAX SERVICES TO HOLD A FOOT RACE/WALK ON JANUARY 15, 2006 FROM 10:00 A.M. TO 3:00 P.M. ROUTE: START AT 1841 N. ZARAGOZA TO ROJAS, TURN RIGHT ON ROJAS TO GEORGE DIETER, TURN RIGHT ON GEORGE DIETER AND FINISH AT 1475 GEORGE DIETER. APPROXIMATELY 20 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART. PERMIT # 05-194 [SHANNA MONTELONGO] (DISTRICTS 6 & 7)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. BASED ON INFORMATION. PROVIDED, RACE/WALK WILL BE ON SIDEWALK. THEREFORE, NO APPROVAL/DENIAL IS REQUIRED BY/FROM TXDOT. 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.

10B. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: JACKSON HEWITT TAX SERVICES FOOT RACE/WALK ON JAN. 15, 2006 ON 5255 WOODROW BEAN/TRANSMOUNTAIN

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

JACKSON HEWITT TAX SERVICES TO HOLD A FOOT RACE/WALK ON JANUARY 15, 2006 FROM 10:00 A.M. TO 3:00 P.M. ROUTE: START AT 5255 WOODROW BEAN/TRANSMOUNTAIN TO RUSHING, TURN LEFT ON RUSHING TO DYER, TURN RIGHT ON DYER AND FINISH AT 9477 DYER. APPROXIMATELY 15 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART.

PERMIT # 05-195 [SHANNA MONTELONGO] (DISTRICT 4)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. BASED ON INFORMATION. PROVIDED, RACE/WALK WILL BE ON SIDEWALK. THEREFORE, NO APPROVAL OR DENIAL IS REQUIRED BY/FROM TXDOT. 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.

18A. PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING: DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SING AN AMENDMENT TO CONTRACTS BETWEEN THE CITY AND MONTERREY PROPERTIES, LTD ZON05-00112

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO CONTRACTS BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MONTERREY PROPERTIES, LTD. AMENDING THE CONTRACTS DATED MAY 15, 1963 AND MARCH 14, 1973, TO DELETE CONDITIONS FOR THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS TRACT 17-E-3, SECTION 38, BLOCK 81, TSP1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RR SURVEYS, IN THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 4600 BLOCK OF MCCOMBS BLVD. APPLICANT: MONTERREY PROPERTIES, LTD. ZON05-00112

(DISTRICT 4) [PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930] POSTPONED FROM 12/06/05

18L. PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING: AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PERMIT TO TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER EL PASO

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER EL PASO PERMITTING THE CONSTRUCTION, REGULATION, INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF FIBER OPTIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLE WITHIN FOUR (4) ONE AND ONE-QUARTER INCH (1.25'') SUBSURFACE CONDUITS ALONG PORTIONS OF PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY AT RAYNOLDS STREET, CONCEPCION STREET AND ALBERTA AVENUE. (ANNUAL FEE: $1,320.00, SP-05027

(DISTRICT 3) [PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720)

18N. PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING: ZONE CHANGE ZON05-00098 AT 358 PENDALE ROAD

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PARCEL 1: TRACT 2D4A AND A PORTION OF TRACT 2D4, BLOCK 9, YSLETA GRANT, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-F (RANCH-FARM) TO R-4 (RESIDENTIAL); PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF TRACT 2D4, BLOCK 9, YSLETA GRANT, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-F (RANCH-FARM) TO R-4 (RESIDENTIAL); AND PARCEL 3: A PORTION OF TRACT 2D AND TRACT 2D3, BLOCK 9, YSLETA GRANT, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-F (RANCH-FARM) TO R-1 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 358 PENDALE ROAD. APPLICANT: JOSE M. CHAVEZ, JORGE CHAVEZ, LEILONLI CHAVEZ & RICHARD AGUILAR. ZON05-00098 (DISTRICT 7) [PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930] POSTPONED FROM 1/3/06

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11A - 11D INTRODUCTIO OF.  9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

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

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

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

11A. AN ORDINANCE VACATING A PORTION OF A TEN-FOOT UTILITY AND DRAINAGE EASEMENT LOCATED WITHIN A PORTION OF LOTS 5 AND 6, BLOCK 17, PALM GROVE UNIT THREE, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. APPLICANT: KATHRYN ANN HOFFMAN BEASLEY, TRUSTEE OF THE HOFFMAN MARITAL TRUST. EV05004 (DISTRICT 4)

11B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 5 (BUSINESS TAXES, LICENCES, AND REGULATIONS), CHAPTER 5.12 (AMUSEMENT DEVICES) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE TO AMEND 5.12.010 (DEFINITIONS) TO ADD DEFINITIONS OF AMUSEMENT GAME MACHINES AND AMUSEMENT REDEMPTION MACHINES. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JANUARY 24, 2006 FOR ITEMS 11A -11B

11C. AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE NUMBER 16156, WHICH CHANGED THE ZONING OF TRACT 2A, BLOCK 1, YSLETA GRANT AND TRACT 3B, BLOCK 56, YSLETA GRANT, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-F (RANCH - FARM) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL) DUE TO AN INCORRECT LEGAL DESCRIPTION. (DISTRICT 6) [PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

11D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF 24.566 ACRES OUT OF AND A PART OF TRACT 2A, BLOCK 1, YSLETA GRANT AND TRACT 3B, BLOCK 56, YSLETA GRANT, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-F (RANCH - FARM) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CERTAIN CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: LOOP 375 AND NORTH LOOP DRIVE. APPLICANT: BEN L. IVEY LTD. ZON05-00055 (DISTRICT 6) [PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JANUARY 31, 2006 FOR ITEMS 11C -11D

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 DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on development in Castner Range
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CREATE AN AD HOC COMMITTEE COMPRISED OF REPRESENTATIVES CASTRO, BYRD, O'ROURKE AND STEVE ORTEGA AND TASK THAT AD HOC COMMITTEE WITH DRAFTING A LETTER TO GO TO THE GARRISON COMMANDER OF FT. BLISS WITH CONSERVATION ALTERNATIVES FOR CASTNER RANGE AND BRING RECOMMENDATIONS BACK TO COUNCIL WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON DEVELOPMENT

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12B.  MAYOR AND COUCIL: Discussion and action on a resolution concerning the property within the limits of the City and Castner Ranger
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: SEE ITEM 12A

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE PROPERTY WITHIN THE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF EL PASO COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS CASTNER RANGE, WHEREIN, THE CITY OF EL PASO IS SUPPORTIVE OF A BENEFICIAL USE OF SUCH PROPERTY, HOWEVER, IN DETERMINING THE MOST PRACTICABLE BENEFICIAL UTILIZATION THERE WILL BE A FULL AND OPEN EVALUATION OF ALL POSSIBLE ALTERNATIVES AND THE PROCESS FOR ARRIVING AT A FINAL DECISION WILL BE CONSISTENT WITH A PROPER APPLICATION OF ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL AND STATE REQUIREMENTS. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a resolution that the City Council (1) approve an Investor-Owned Housing Rehabilitation application and Community Development Revolving Loan funding
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL (1) APPROVE AN INVESTOR-OWNED HOUSING REHABILITATION APPLICATION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT REVOLVING LOAN FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $672,000 FOR THE REHABILITATION OF A NINE UNIT BUILDING AT 917 OCHOA, 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 (2) AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN ALL APPROPRIATE CLOSING DOCUMENTS, TO INCLUDE A CDBG INVESTOR OWNED FINANCIAL TERMS CONTRACT (5 UNITS OR MORE, LOAN AND GRANT) BETWEEN THE PROPERTY OWNER, ROBBIE D. WOLFF AND THE CITY, AND A BUILDER'S AND MECHANIC'S LIEN CONTRACT (WITH POWER OF SALE) BETWEEN THE CITY, ROBBIE D. WOLFF, AND THE SELECTED CONTRACTOR, MEDSONS CONSTRUCTION LTD., CO. (DISTRICT 8)

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, JAIME HERRERA, (915) 541-4340]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14A.  DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES: Discussion and action on recommendations of the Military Cabinet and El Paso Lyceum
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO ACCEPT THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE MILITARY CABINET AND EL PASO LYCEUM REGARDING PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE, MILITARY COORDINATION, AND GROWTH/HOUSING EXPANSION TO SUPPORT THE MILITARY TROOP INFLUX AT FORT BLISS

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE MILITARY CABINET AND EL PASO LYCEUM REGARDING PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE, MILITARY COORDINATION, AND GROWTH/HOUSING EXPANSION TO SUPPORT THE MILITARY TROOP INFLUX AT FORT BLISS (PRESENTED BY GUS RODRIGUEZ, MILITARY CABINET CHAIR).

   
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: 14B.  DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICE: Discussion and action on the City's Capital Improvement Program:
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO ACCEPT STAFF'S RECOMMENDATION OF ALTERNATIVE OPTION #1A WITHOUT THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE ARMIJO RECREATION CENTER AND THE LEE TREVINO RIGHT OF WAY AND TRANSFERRING 2.916 MILLION DOLLARS TO THE CARNEGIE PROJECT

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE CITY'S CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM:

·STAFF PRESENTATION ON THE STREET PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM USED FOR DETERMINING STREET & DRAINAGE PRIORITIES IN THE CITY'S CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM.

·RECOMMENDED CAPITAL BUDGET PER APPROVED DEBT MANAGEMENT POLICY OF NOVEMBER 28, 2005.

·DEBT SERVICE REQUIREMENTS FOR FINANCING RECOMMENDED CAPITAL BUDGET.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 15.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on request for Hotel, Real and Personal Property, Sales and Beverage Tax relief from Hotel Don Quixote, L.P.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON REQUEST FOR HOTEL, REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY, SALES AND BEVERAGE TAX RELIEF FROM HOTEL DON QUIXOTE, L.P. TO ASSIST IN THE REVITALIZATION OF THE FORMER INTERNATIONAL HOTEL. (DISTRICT 8) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, DAVID G. DOBSON, (915) 541-4674]

POSTPONED FROM 12/20/05

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 16.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Solicitation No. 2006-064 Lease of Unmarked Police Vehicles
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

SOLICITATION NO. 2006-064 LEASE OF UNMARKED POLICE VEHICLES

AWARD TO: CAPPS RENT A CAR, INC.

DALLAS, TEXAS

ITEM(S): GROUP I (ALL), GROUP II (ALL), GROUP III (ALL), OPTIONAL

EQUIPMENT #1 THRU #4, AND MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS #1 THRU #3

AMOUNT: $276,217.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 21150040-502408-05378-G210525 21150040-502408-05379-G210526

21150040-502408-05380-G210527

21150040-502408-05381-G210528

21150040-502408-05382-G210529 21150040-502408-05383-G210530

21150002-502408-05908-G210602

FUNDING SOURCE: VEHICLE LEASES-HIDTA GRANTS-ATAP GRANT

TOTAL AWARD: $828,651.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

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

VENDOR OFFERS THE CITY THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT AT THE SAME UNIT PRICES FOR TWO (2) ADDITIONAL YEARS IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN TWO (2) YEARS FROM THE DATE OF THE AWARD.

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 DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 17.  PLANNING: [Planning, George Sarmiento, (915) 541-4193]
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A MOTION TO EXPAND THE OPEN MEETING AND NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION AS FOLLOWS:

REGARDLESS OF ANY WORDING TO THE CONTRARY ABOVE, THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION SHALL BE REQUIRED TO HOLD AN OPEN MEETING/HEARING ON ANY NEW ACTION PROPOSED FOR A PARCEL/TRACT THAT WAS PREVIOUSLY SUBJECT TO A CONTESTED HEARING. THE PETITIONER SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR NOTIFYING ALL PREVIOUS PARTICIPANTS OF RECORD (OF THE CONTESTED ACTION(S)) REGARDING THE SUBJECT, DATE AND TIME OF THE NEW HEARING.

POSTPONED FROM 10/18/05, 07/26/05, 06/28/05 AND 05/31/05, PUBLIC ITEM PLACED BY RICHARD SCHECTER

   
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: 18B.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING: An ordinance changing the zoning of E.R. Talley Survey No. 7 ZON05-00120 at 4100 Paisano
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF E.R. TALLEY SURVEY NO. 7, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) AND M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 4100 PAISANO. APPLICANT: THE COUNTY OF EL PASO. ZON05-00120

(DISTRICT 8)

[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 DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 18C.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING: Special Permit No. ZON05-00121 for 4100 Paisano
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON05-00121, TO ALLOW FOR A GOVERNMENTAL BUILDING AND USE ON A PORTION OF E.R. TALLEY SURVEY NO. 7, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.40.040 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 4100 PAISANO. APPLICANT: THE COUNTY OF EL PASO. ZON05-00121 (DISTRICT 8) [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 DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 18D.  PUBLIC HEARING: PLANNING - An Ordinance changing zoning Case ZON05-00123 at 3517 - 3519 Gateway West
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 9, 10 & 11, BLOCK 58, EAST EL PASO ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) TO A-O (APARTMENT-OFFICE). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 3517 - 3519 GATEWAY WEST. APPLICANT: THOMAS R. TELLES. ZON05-00123 (DISTRICT 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 18E.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING: Zone Change ZON05-00131 at 9100 Viscount Boulevard
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOTS 6A AND 7, BLOCK 1, FARAH SUBDIVISION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM C-1/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITION) AND C-1/C/SP (COMMERCIAL/CONDITION/ SPECIAL PERMIT) TO C-2/C (COMMERCIAL/ CONDITION) AND C-2/C/SP (COMMERCIAL/CONDITION/SPECIAL PERMIT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 9100 VISCOUNT BLVD. APPLICANT: MARK A. & JULIE TOMLIN. ZON05-00131 (DISTRICT 3) [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 DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 18F.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING: Zone Change on ZON05-00130 AT 8565 Alameda Avenue
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOTS 4 AND 5, BLOCK 20, WEST YSLETA, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM A-M (APARTMENT AND MOBILE HOME PARK) TO S-D (SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8565 ALAMEDA AVENUE. APPLICANT: PETER A. STOLTZ. ZON05-00130 (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 DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 18G.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING: Zone Chane on ZON05-00126 at 5800 Block of Sun Valley Drive
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 7A AND A PORTION OF TRACT 8A, FIRST SUPPLEMENTAL MAP OF PARKLAND ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM C-4 (COMMERCIAL) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 5800 BLOCK OF SUN VALLEY DRIVE. APPLICANT: FAUST WARDY SR. AND FAUST WARDY JR. ZON05-00126 (DISTRICT 4)

[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 DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega NO
8 Rep. O'Rourke NO
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 18H.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING: Special Permit No. ZON05-00128 for 5800 Block of Sun Valley Drive
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DENIED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON05-00128, TO ALLOW FOR A PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT ON TRACT 7A AND A PORTION OF TRACT 8A, FIRST SUPPLEMENTAL MAP OF PARKLAND ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.14.040 (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: 5800 BLOCK OF SUN VALLEY DRIVE. APPLICANT: FAUST WARDY SR. AND FAUST WARDY JR. ZON05-00128

(DISTRICT 4) [PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

NOTE: THIS AN APPEAL CASE

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 18I.  PUBLIC HEARING: PLANNING - Zone Change ZON05-00125 at 1600 Kansas Street
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DENIED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE SOUTH 10 FEET OF LOT 17, AND ALL OF LOTS 18, 19, AND 20, BLOCK 59, ALEXANDER ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM A-2 (APARTMENT) TO A-O (APARTMENT-OFFICE). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1600 KANSAS STREET. APPLICANT: RICHARD MARRO. ZON05-00125 (DISTRICT 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 18J.  PUBLIC HEARING: PLANNING - Zone Change ZON05-00124 on North of Artcraft and West of I-10
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACTS 1B AND 59A1A, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 241, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM M-1/SC (LIGHT-MANUFACTURING/SPECIAL CONTRACT) AND C-4/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO R-3A/SC (RESIDENTIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF ARTCRAFT AND WEST OF I-10. APPLICANT: TROPICANA HOMES, INC. ZON05-00124 (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 DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 18K.  PUBLIC HEARING: PLANNING - An Ordinance Amending Title 20 (Zoning) deleting the regulation of content on signage of Adult Businesses
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE, BY AMENDING SECTION 20.08.080G (ADULT BUSINESSES) BY DELETING THE REGULATION OF CONTENT ON SIGNAGE OF ADULT BUSINESSES. 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 DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 18M.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING: An Ordinance amending Title 20 (Zoning) by amending Section 20.08.09 (Sale of Alcoholic Beverages, Restrictions)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE, BY AMENDING SECTION 20.08.090.B (SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, RESTRICTIONS) IN ORDER TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES WITHIN THREE HUNDRED FEET OF A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SCHOOL, DAY-CARE CENTER OR CHILD-CARE FACILITY. 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]

POSTPONED FROM 11/29/05, 12/13/05 AND 1/3/06

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 19A.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: Authorization for the City Attorney to enter into contracts to obtain professional services with litigation matters
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTS TO EFFECTUATE THAT AUTHORITY

AUTHORIZATION FOR THE CITY ATTORNEY TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTS TO OBTAIN PROFESSIONAL SERVICES IN CONNECTION WITH LITIGATION MATTERS INVOLVING THE CITY AND FOR THE CITY ATTORNEY TO FILE LAWSUITS AND CLAIMS AND TO TERMINATE RECOVERY EFFORTS IN WORKERS' COMPENSATION MATTERS AND LITIGATION.

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, CHARLIE MCNABB, (915) 541-4550

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 19B.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: Workers' Compensation Interest regarding Julius Gutierrez
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

WORKERS' COMPENSATION INTEREST REGARDING JULIUS GUTIERREZ (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIA GUADALUPE MARTINEZ, (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 DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 19C.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: Liliana Ponce vs City of El Paso, et. al, Cause No. 2004-4597
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THAT THE CITY WAIVE ANY CONFLICT OF INTEREST ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO IN RELATION TO THE MATTER OF LILIANA PONCE VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL, CAUSE NO. 2004-4597, AND OTHER LAWSUITS WHERE THE CITY IS A DEFENDANT AND THE LAW FIRM OF KEMP SMITH L.L.P. IS REPRESENTING A CO-DEFENDANT

LILIANA PONCE VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL, CAUSE NO. 2004-4597 (551.071)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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