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Agenda: City Council Meeting for the web.vte
Date: 1/31/2006
 
   
Item: "NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED, AS REVISED

LL 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 24, 2006, CORRECTED MINUTES OF DECEMBER 13, 2005 AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES OF JULY 27, 2005, JANUARY 9, 2006, JANUARY 13, 2006 AND JANUARY 19, 2006.

3A. RESOLUTION: AN OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO PROVIDE OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DELTA CITIZEN DROP OFF SITE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL EASEMENT WHICH WOULD ALLOW THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY TO PROVIDE OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DELTA CITIZEN DROP OFF SITE, LOCATED WITHIN E. R. TALLY SURVEY #7, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 3)

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

4A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: RUSSELL C. SMITH, P.G. CET, CHMM TO THE BROWNSFIELD REDEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

RUSSELL C. SMITH, P.G. CET, CHMM TO THE BROWNFIELDS REDEVELOPMENT BOARD BY MAYOR JOHN COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

4B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JAMES (JIM) WELSHIMER TO THE COMMUNITY DEV. STEERING COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JAMES (JIM) WELSHIMER TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE BY MAYOR JOHN COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

4C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: DANIEL L. BARNES TO THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

DANIEL L. BARNES TO THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4.

[REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

4D. BOARD APPOINTMENT: KEITH H. PANNELL TO THE BROWNFIELDS REDEVELOPMENT BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

KEITH H. PANNELL TO THE BROWNFIELDS REDEVELOPMENT BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR. DISTRICT 5.

[REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4189]

4E. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JANE RATCLIFF TO THE GREATER EL PASO CIVIC, CONVENTION & TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JANE RATCLIFF TO THE GREATER EL PASO CIVIC, CONVENTION & TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4.

[REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

5. FINANCIAL SERVICES-PURCHASING DIVISION: WORKERS COMPENSATION 3RD PARTY ADMINISTRATOR WITH WARD NORTH AMERICA, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES-PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT FOR THE FIRST YEAR OF A TWO YEAR OPTION FROM FEBRUARY 12, 2006 THROUGH FEBRUARY 11, 2007, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF CONTRACT 2003-049, WORKERS COMPENSATION 3RD PARTY ADMINISTRATOR

WITH WARD NORTH AMERICA, INC.

OPTION NO: ONE [OF TWO]

ACCOUNT NO: 99100255-45122-502200

FUNDING SOURCE: WORKERS COMPENSATION-BENEFITS ADMINISTRATOR

AMOUNT: $967,985.00 ESTIMATED ANNUALLY

DEPARTMENT: OMB/INSURANCE & BENEFITS

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

6. CHANGE ORDER: CONTRACT NO. 2005-062, CITYWIDE PARKS BID PACKAGE #3 PROJECT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE CHANGE ORDER NO. TWO (2) (SCOPE CHANGE), TO BLAIR-HALL CO., INC., FOR CONTRACT NO. 2005-062, CITYWIDE PARKS BID PACKAGE #3 PROJECT, FOR AN INCREASED AMOUNT OF $73,963.40. CHANGE ORDER ALSO ADDS ONE HUNDRED THIRTEEN (113) DAYS TO THE CONTRACT TIME. THE PURPOSE OF THIS CHANGE ORDER IS TO RESURFACE THE TWO REMAINING TENNIS COURTS

AND BASKETBALL COURTS AT CIELO VISTA PARK, PER PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT REQUEST. THE REVISED SCHEDULED COMPLETION DATE IS FEBRUARY 15, 2006.

CURRENT CONTINGENCY: $ 84,226.00

PRIOR CHANGE ORDERS $ <1,037.21>

PROPOSED CHANGE ORDER: $ 73,963.40

REMAINING CONTINGENCY: $ 10,262.60

LOCATION: 9300 COSMOS AVENUE

DISTRICT: 3

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, BYRON JOHNSON, (915) 541-4313]

7A. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2006-070 CAL HYPO CHLORINE 3'' TABLETS

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

SOLICITATION NO. 2006-070 CAL HYPO CHLORINE 3'' TABLETS

AWARD TO: D. GILMORE DISTRIBUTING COMPANY, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): #1

AMOUNT: $35,612.50 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION AQUATICS

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 51010256-503126-01101

FUNDING SOURCE: PARKS AND RECREATION GENERAL MAINTENANCE FUND

TOTAL AWARD: $106,837.50 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

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

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

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

7B. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2006-071 ELEVATOR AND ESCALATOR MAINTENANCE (AIRPORT)

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

SOLICITATION NO. 2006-071 ELEVATOR AND ESCALATOR MAINTENANCE (AIRPORT)

AWARD TO: THYSSENKRUPP ELEVATOR

EL PASO, TX

ITEM(S): ALL

AMOUNT: $161,739.00 (ESTIMATED)

DEPARTMENT: AVIATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 62620003-503121-40101

FUNDING SOURCE: AIRPORT OPERATING FUNDS

TOTAL AWARD: $161,739.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): 3

THE DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION AND THE FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT-PURCHASING DIVISION RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED. THEY ARE THE LOW, RESPONSIVE, AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER MEETING SPECIFICATIONS.

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTH REQUIREMENTS-TYPE CONTRACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION.

VENDOR OFFERS THE CITY THE OPTION OF EXTENDING THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT FOR TWENTY-FOUR (24) ADDITIONAL MONTHS AT THE SAME UNIT PRICES, IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN TWO (2) OR THREE (3) YEARS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT. VENDOR DOES NOT OFFER A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT.

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, ENRIQUE ACOSTA, (915) 541-4267].

8. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: JENNIFER GOMES TO BLOCK OFF THUNDER RIDGE ON FEB. 5, 2006 FOR A SUPER BOWL BLOCK PARTY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PERMISSION TO USE PUBLIC STREETS, SIDEWALKS OR PARKS FOR SPECIAL EVENTS DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ENDORSEMENT BY THE CITY OF EL PASO OF THE CONTENTS OF ANY EXPRESSION THAT TAKES PLACE DURING THESE EVENTS. [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4560]



JENNIFER GOMEZ TO BLOCK OFF THUNDER RIDGE BETWEEN 2000 AND 2072 ON FEBRUARY 5, 2006 FROM 10:00 A.M. TO 10:00 P.M. FOR A SUPER BOWL BLOCK PARTY. APPROXIMATELY 150 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART. BARRICADES MUST BE MANNED ACCORDING TO THE STATE'S ''MANUAL OF UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES''. THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (2 SPEAKERS). PERMIT # 06-003 [JENNIFER GOMEZ] (DISTRICT 6)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE AND SUN METRO. ENGINEERING DEPT/TRAFFIC DIVISION HAS NO OBJECTION TO THE PROPOSED STREET CLOSURE FOR BLOCK PARTY. BARRICADES MUST BE MANNED IN ACCORDANCE WITH TEXAS MANUAL ON UNIFORMED TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES AND HAVE BEACONS (FLASHERS) FOR NIGHT-TIME OPERATION. 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.

14A. PUBLIC HEARING AND BID - FINANCIAL SERVICES: DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DECLARE SPARTAN CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, INC. IN DEFAULT OF BID 2005-254 TEAKWOOD ROAD & SEQUOIA COURT STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DECLARE SPARTAN CONSTRUCTION SERVICES INC., IN DEFAULT ON BID 2005-254, TEAKWOOD ROAD & SEQUOIA COURT STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS, FOR FAILURE TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER THE PERFORMANCE AND PAYMENT BONDS. CONSEQUENTLY THE CONTRACT IS HEREBY TERMINATED. THE SECURITY DEPOSIT ON FILE WITH THE CITY SHALL BE RETAINED AS LIQUIDATED DAMAGES PURSUANT TO SECTION 9 OF THE INFORMATION FOR BIDDERS SECTION OF THE BID DOCUMENT.

SOLICITATION NO 2005-254, TEAKWOOD ROAD & SEQUOIA COURT, STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS WAS AWARDED TO SPARTAN CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, INC., ON OCTOBER 25, 2005, IN THE AMOUNT OF $535,664.00.

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

14B. PUBLIC HEARING AND BID - FINANCIAL SERVICES: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-254 TEAKWOOD ROAD AND SEQUOIA COURT, STREET AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

SOLICITATION NO: 2005-254 TEAKWOOD ROAD AND SEQUOIA COURT, STREET AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS

CONTRACTOR: DANNY SANDER CONSTRUCTION, INC. EL PASO, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: STREETS

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 71150069-G7130CD0021-07803-508027

71150069-G7130CD0022-07838-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GRANTS G7130CD0021 &

G7130CD0022

ITEMS: BASE BID 1 $493,175.50

BASE BID 2 $ 38,682.00

BASE BID $ 41,345.00

TOTAL AWARD: $573,202.50

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE: JUNE 2006

DISTRICT(S): 3

RECOMMENDATION:

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO AWARD BID FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE TEAKWOOD ROAD & SEQUOIA COURT, STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS, CONTRACT NO. 2005-254 TO DANNY SANDER CONSTRUCTION, INC. THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND STREETS RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO DANNY SANDER CONSTRUCTION, INC. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO

SIGN THE REFERENCED CONTRACT IN A FORM APPROVED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE.

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

   
Item: 3B.  RESOLUTION: City Manager to sign any and all change orders, contracts and amendments - Plaza Theatre Performing Arts Center, the Annex, and Arts Festival Plaza projects
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN ANY AND ALL CHANGE ORDERS, CONTRACTS, AND AMENDMENTS TO CONTRACTS NECESSARY AND PROPER FOR THE PROMPT COMPLETION OF THE PLAZA THEATRE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, THE ANNEX, AND ARTS FESTIVAL PLAZA PROJECTS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED THE AMOUNTS BUDGETED BY CITY COUNCIL AND CONTRIBUTED BY THE EL PASO COMMUNITY FOUNDATION. (DISTRICT 8)

[DEPUTY CITY MANAGER, INFRASTRUCTURE AND DEVELOPMENT, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

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

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

9A. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EL PASO TO SELL A 0.1825 ACRE, MORE OR LESS, PARCEL OF LAND, BEING A PORTION OF LOTS 17, 18, 19, 20 AND 21, BLOCK 65, FRANKLIN HEIGHTS ADDITION (1001-1005 EAST YANDELL), EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS TO JOSE GARDEA. (DISTRICT 8) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, GONZALO CEDILLOS, P.E. (915)541-4074]

9B. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO KERN PLACE MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE A PORTION OF CINCINNATI AVENUE BETWEEN MESA STREET AND STANTON STREET FOR A ''MARDI GRAS STREET FESTIVAL'' ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2006 AND WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2006. (FEE: $137.50, SP-05028, (DISTRICT 1)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON FEBRUARY 14, 2006 FOR ITEM 9A -9B

9C. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 10-A, BLOCK 9, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-2 (RESIDENTIAL), AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: BORDERLAND ROAD AND WESTSIDE DRIVE. APPLICANTS: E.P.V.W. LLC - JAMES VOLK, WELZIE W. WEBB AND JUANITA G. WEBB REVOCABLE TRUST; PHILIPPOS PHILIPPOU, EDWARD ECUDERO; F. JAMES VOLK. ZON05-00141 (DISTRICT 1) [PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

9D. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON05-00142, TO ALLOW FOR A PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT ON TRACT 10-A, BLOCK 9, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.12.040 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: BORDERLAND ROAD AND WESTSIDE DRIVE. APPLICANTS: E.P.V.W. LLC - JAMES VOLK, WELZIE W. WEBB AND JUANITA G. WEBB REVOCABLE TRUST; PHILIPPOS PHILIPPOU, EDWARD ECUDERO; F.

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON FEBRUARY 21, 2006 FOR ITEM 9C -9D

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: 10A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to eliminate pre-Council meetings.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO RETAIN THE WEEKLY AGENDA REVIEW MEETINGS BUT TO CHANGE THE POSTING AS NO ACTION, NO DELIBERATION

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO ELIMINATE PRE-COUNCIL MEETINGS.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to cancel standing special meetings for executive session on Mondays
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO MOVE EXECUTIVE ITEMS TO TUESDAYS AT 8:00 AM AND MOVE START TIME OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO CANCEL STANDING SPECIAL MEETINGS FOR EXECUTIVE SESSION ON MONDAYS.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11A.  DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES: Discussion and action on establishing the policy direction regarding parkland dedication
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO DIRECT THE CHAIR OF PARKS LRC AND CHAIR OF DEVELOPMENT SERVICES LRC TO HOLD A JOINT LRC MEETING TO CONSIDER THE POLICY REGARDING PARKLAND DEDICATION AND TO APPROVE THE DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH REVISIONS

DISCUSSION & ACTION ON ESTABLISHING THE POLICY DIRECTION REGARDING PARKLAND DEDICATION, AND DIRECTING THE CITY MANAGER TO PREPARE AN IMMEDIATE CODE AMENDMENT TO TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS) TO REFLECT THIS NEW POLICY DIRECTION AS REQUESTED BY THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT SERVICES LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE:

·INCREASE TO THE PARKLAND DEDICATION REQUIREMENT (CALCULATION) FOR SINGLE-FAMILY, TWO-FAMILY, AND MULTI-FAMILY DEVELOPMENTS;

·INCREASE TO THE FEES PAID IN LIEU OF PARKLAND DEDICATION REQUIREMENT FOR SINGLE-FAMILY, TWO-FAMILY, AND MULTI-FAMILY DEVELOPMENTS; AND

·INCREASE OR DECREASE TO THE PARK SIZE MINIMUM ALLOWED TO BE DEDICATED AS PART OF RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEPUTY CITY MANAGER, INFRASTRUCTURE AND DEVELOPMENT, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

   
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: 11B.  DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES: Development Agreement and subsequent amendments or extensions, by and between the City, El Paso Water Utilities-Public Service Board, Ranchos Real IV, LTD. and River Oaks Properties, LTD.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ITEMS 11A AND 11B TAKEN TOGETHER

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT, AND SUBSEQUENT AMENDMENTS OR EXTENSIONS, BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, THE EL PASO WATER UTILITIES-PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD, RANCHOS REAL IV, LTD., AND RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD., TO SET FORTH THE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES BETWEEN THE PARTIES TO ALLOW FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE PROPERTY LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY'S EAST EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION AND CONTAINING 2,287.593 ACRES; IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUBCHAPTER G, CHAPTER 212 OF THE TEXAS LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE, AND SUBJECT TO THE AFFIRMATIVE APPROVAL AND EXECUTION OF SAME AGREEMENT BY THE EL PASO WATER UTILITIES-PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD.

(EAST EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION - ADJACENT TO DISTRICT #5)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES-PLANNING, RUDY VALDEZ, 541-4635]

   
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: 12.  FINANCIAL SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT: El Paso Electric Company's Petition for Authority to Increase Fuel Factor and for Fuel Surcharge, Public Utility Docket No. 32240, Soah Docket No. 473-06-1028
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL AUTHORIZES THE ATTORNEYS REPRESENTING THE CITY TO FILE A MOTION IN INTERVENTION ON BEHALF OF THE CITY AND A REQUEST FOR HEARING IN THE MATTER OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY'S PETITION FOR AUTHORITY TO INCREASE FUEL FACTOR AND FOR FUEL SURCHARGE, PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION DOCKET NO. 32240, SOAH DOCKET NO. 473-06-1028.

[DEPUTY CITY MANAGER, FINANCIAL SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT, WILLIAM STUDER, (915) 541-4011]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano ABSTAIN
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: 13.  PUBLIC HEARING - MAYOR AND COUNCIL: An Ordinance amending Title 5 to add definitions of Amusement Game Machines and Amusement Redemption Machines
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

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] POSTPONED FROM 1/24/06

   
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.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING: An Ordinance repealing Ordinanc No. 16156, Zone Change due to incorrect legal description
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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]

   
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: 15B.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING: Zone Change ZON05-00055, Property located at Loop 375 and North Loop Drive
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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]

   
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: 15C.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING: An Ordinance terminating Special Privilege granted to Chevron U.S.A. Products Co.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE TERMINATING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE GRANTED TO CHEVRON U.S.A. PRODUCTS COMPANY BY ORDINANCE NUMBERS 011466 AND 011699; TO CHEVRON PRODUCTS COMPANY BY ORDINANCE NUMBER 015502; AND TO EL PASO REFINING, INC. BY ORDINANCE NUMBERS 010242, 010166 AND 010167 TO ENCROACH ONTO PORTIONS OF PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY WITHIN TROWBRIDGE DRIVE, TEXACO STREET AND NORTH LOOP DRIVE; AND AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO WESTERN REFINING COMPANY, L.P. TO PERMIT THE CONSTRUCTION, INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION OF VARIOUS MULTI-PRODUCT PIPELINES AND UTILITY LINES ALONG PORTIONS OF PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY AT TROWBRIDGE DRIVE AND TEXACO ROAD, AND TO ALLOW THE CONSTRUCTION AND ENCROACHMENT OF AN OVERHEAD BRIDGE ACROSS A PORTION OF PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY ALONG TROWBRIDGE DRIVE.

(ANNUAL FEE: $9,790.00.00, SP-05026)

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

   
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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