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Agenda: City Council Meeting for the web
Date: 3/7/2006
 
   
Item: NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED, AS REVISED

ALL MATTERS LISTED UNDER THE CONSENT AGENDA, WILL BE CONSIDERED BY CITY COUNCIL TO BE ROUTINE AND WILL BE ENACTED BY ONE MOTION UNLESS SEPARATE DISCUSSION IS REQUESTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS. PRIOR TO THE VOTE, MEMBERS OF THE AUDIENCE MAY ASK QUESTIONS REGARDING ITEMS ON THE CONSENT AGENDA. WHEN THE VOTE HAS BEEN TAKEN, IF AN ITEM HAS NOT BEEN CALLED OUT FOR SEPARATE DISCUSSION, THE ITEM HAS BEEN APPROVED. COUNCIL MAY, HOWEVER, RECONSIDER ANY ITEM AT ANY TIME DURING THE MEETING. THE WORDING OF ALL AGENDA ITEMS SHALL APPEAR IN THE MINUTES OF THIS MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL AS POSTED, UNLESS OTHERWISE REVISED BY THIS OR OTHER MOTION OF COUNCIL, WITHOUT THE NECESSITY OF THE CITY CLERK READING THE WORDING OF EACH ITEM INTO THE RECORD.

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

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF FEBRUARY 28, 2006 AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF FEBRUARY 27, 2006.

2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBER MELINA CASTRO

3A. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY AND ROZANNA M. MENDOZA, TO EMPLOY HER AS AN EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE CITY MANAGER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ROZANNA M. MENDOZA, TO EMPLOY ROZANNA M. MENDOZA AS AN EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE CITY MANAGER, AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $2,585.61, FOR 40 HOURS PER WEEK. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF MARCH 7, 2006, THROUGH MARCH 6, 2007. FUND SOURCE: 15010704-01101-15000

[CITY MANAGER, JOYCE A. WILSON, (915) 541-4844]

3B. RESOLUTION: CITY COUNCIL (1) APPROVE AN INVESTOR-OWNED HOUSING REHABILITATION APPLICATION AND HOME GRANT FUNDING AND (2) AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN ALL APPROPRIATE CLOSING DOCUMENTS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL (1) APPROVE AN INVESTOR-OWNED HOUSING REHABILITATION APPLICATION AND HOME GRANT FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $275,000.00 FOR THE REHABILITATION OF A FOUR-UNIT BUILDING AT 3911 TAYLOR, PURSUANT TO THE TERMS SET FORTH IN THE CITY OF 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 NECESSARY TO SECURE THE CITY'S LOANS. (DISTRICT 2)

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

3C. RESOLUTION: MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND YSLETA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT IN EL PASO, FOR THE RELOCATION AND CONSTRUCTION OF A PONDING AREA AT MARION MANOR ELEM. SCHOOL AT 8300 FORREST HAVEN COURT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND YSLETA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT IN EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, FOR THE RELOCATION AND CONSTRUCTION OF A PONDING AREA AT MARION MANOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, AT 8300 FORREST HAVEN COURT. PROJECT # PBE04ST112, INDIAN PLACE STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT. (DISTRICT 7)

[DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO,

(915) 541-4853]

3D. RESOLUTION: EL PASO CITY COUNCIL APPROVES THE FOLLOWING PRIORITY AND LOCATION UNDER THE GENERAL STREET IMPROVEMENTS (DISTRICT 6) PROJECT AS REQUIRED BY PROPOSITION NO. 3 OF THE FEB. 7, 2004, GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND ELECTION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL APPROVES THE FOLLOWING PRIORITY AND LOCATION UNDER THE GENERAL STREET IMPROVEMENTS (DISTRICT 6) PROJECT AS REQUIRED BY PROPOSITION NO. 3 OF THE FEBRUARY 7, 2004, GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND ELECTION - MEDIAN LANDSCAPING ON MONTWOOD DRIVE FROM 12400 AND 12500 BLOCKS OF MONTWOOD DRIVE. PROJECT #PBE04ST109A, FUND: 29124, DEPARTMENT: 14200403, ACCOUNT: 508027. (DISTRICT 6)

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

3E. RESOLUTION: EL PASO CITY IN RESPONSE TO A STATEWIDE CALL FOR PROJECTS 2005-2006 HEREBY APPROVES THE SUBMISSION AND NOMINATION OF FOUR (4) PROJECTS TO THE TEXAS DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE EL PASO CITY IN RESPONSE TO A STATEWIDE CALL FOR PROJECTS 2005-2006 HEREBY APPROVES THE SUBMISSION AND NOMINATION OF FOUR (4) PROJECTS TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR SAFETEA-LU REIMBURSEMENT AND CONSIDERATION UNDER THE STATEWIDE TRANSPORTATION ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM, AGREES TO BE FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE NON-FEDERAL PORTION AND THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ANY SELECTED PROJECT, AND FURTHER SUPPORTS THE PRIORITY RANKING OF THE NOMINATED PROJECTS AS FOLLOWS:

PRIORITY ONE: UNION DEPOT REHABILITATION

PRIORITY TWO: DON HASKINS BIKE PATH

PRIORITY THREE: COUNTRY CLUB PARK & RIDE AND BIKE TRAIL HEAD

PRIORITY FOUR: UTEP CAMPUS CLOSURE PROJECT

(ALL DISTRICTS)

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

3F. RESOLUTION: CITY ENGINEER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO DESIGNATE ANGLE PARKING

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY ENGINEER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO DESIGNATE ANGLE PARKING ALONG THE SOUTH SIDE OF FRANKLIN STARTING 100 FEET FROM WEST OF DURANGO AND EXTENDING TO A POINT 875 FEET WEST OF DURANGO.

(DISTRICT 8)

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, 541-4035]

3G. RESOLUTION: EL PASO CITY COUNCIL APPROVE SUBMISSION OF THE VICTIM SERVICES RESPONSE TEAM GRANT APPLICATION TO THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN GRANT RELATED DOCUMENTS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL APPROVE SUBMISSION OF THE VICTIM SERVICES RESPONSE TEAM GRANT APPLICATION TO THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN GRANT RELATED DOCUMENTS INCLUDING ALL UNDERSTANDINGS AND ASSURANCES CONTAINED THEREIN, AND APPLY FOR, ACCEPT, REJECT, ALTER, OR TERMINATE THE GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $96,864.00.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [POLICE DEPARTMENT, ASSISTANT CHIEF PAUL CROSS,

(915) 564-7310]

4. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: IRMA MONTOYA TO WORKFORCE RETRAINING ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

IRMA MONTOYA TO WORKFORCE RETRAINING ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA.

[REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: HERSCHEL STRINGFIELD TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

HERSCHEL STRINGFIELD TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION BY

MAYOR JOHN COOK.

[MAYOR JOHN COOK, (915) 541-4145]

5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ESTRELLA ESCOBAR TO THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD (CAAB)

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ESTRELLA ESCOBAR TO THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD (CAAB) BY

MAYOR JOHN COOK.

[MAYOR JOHN COOK, (915) 541-4591]

5C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: SUSAN DAVIDOFF TO THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD (CAAB)

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

SUSAN DAVIDOFF TO THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD (CAAB) BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN LILLY.

[REPRESENTATIVE ANN LILLY, (915) 541-4141]

5D. BOARD APPOINTMENT: FRANCISCO DELGADO TO THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD (CAAB)

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

FRANCISCO DELGADO TO THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD (CAAB) BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD.

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

5E. BOARD APPOINTMENT: EDWARD MORENO TO THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD (CAAB)

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

EDWARD MORENO TO THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD (CAAB) BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO.

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

5F. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MIKE S. LONGORIA TO THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD (CAAB)

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

MIKE S. LONGORIA TO THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD (CAAB) BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR.

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

5G. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ELAINE JOHNSON TO THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD (CAAB)

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ELAINE JOHNSON TO THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD (CAAB) BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA.

[REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

5H. BOARD APPOINTMENT: AMY ESTELLE PARKER TO THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD (CAAB)

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

AMY ESTELLE PARKER TO THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD (CAAB) BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE.

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

5I. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JOHN S. CULLERS TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JOHN S. CULLERS TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN JR., DISTRICT 6.

[REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

POSTPONED FROM 02-28-06

5J. BOARD APPOINTMENT: PATRICIA ANN SAVINO TO THE WORKFORCE RETRAINING ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

PATRICIA ANN SAVINO TO THE WORKFORCE RETRAINING ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD.

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4996]

5K. BOARD APPOINTMENT: SEAM CHOW TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

SEAM CHOW TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS BY REPRESENTATIVE

SUSIE BYRD.

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4996]

5L. BOARD APPOINTMENT: RUSSELL SACKETT TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

RUSSELL SACKETT TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4.

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

6. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUND: [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369] THAT THE TAX REFUNDS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ATTACHMENT ''A''

TAX REFUNDS

MARCH 7, 2006

ITEM NO. ______________________



A. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,659.26 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-0230-1900).

B. MARIO H. & MARIA L. ESCOBAR IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,212.38 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #C340-999-0960-2700).

C. AMC MORTGAGE DR. IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,000.64 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #C340-999-1100-0900).

D. HOMECOMING FINANCIAL IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,159.69 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES.

(PID #C340-999-1520-2800).

E. COOPERSTOWN, LTD IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,538.43 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #C762-999-0220-0110).

F. SOUTH COOPERSTOWN, LTD. IN THE AMOUNT OF $12,239.84 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #C762-999-0250-0825).

G. CHASE HOME FINANCIAL IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,355.98 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #C801-999-0060-5200)

H. SIERRA TITLE CO. IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,850.75 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #E073-999-000G-5100).

I. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,173.30 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #F609-999-0050-2600).

J. HECTOR E. ZARAGOZA IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,662.64 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID G569-999-0920-0100).

K. LAND AMERICA LAWYERS TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,944.79 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #L626-999-0020-4000).

L. STATE NATIONAL BANK IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,110.52 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #M576-999-0210-1700).

M. WORLD SAVINGS IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,497.96 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #P327-999-0040-1000).

N. PATRICK & NORMA CARR IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,513.97 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #P585-000-0020-2000).

O. MARITTA RAMIREZ IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,205.4 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #P863-999-0260-1800)

P. PUEBLO MONTANA APARTMENTS, LTD IN THE AMOUNT OF $20,746.87 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #P915-999-0010-9400).

Q. STEWART TITLE CO. IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,450.63 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #R457-999-0030-0700).

R. COUNTRYWIDE TAX SERVICES CORPORATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,122.04 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #R577-999-0080-3700).

S. JUAN E. HARO IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,177.79 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #S533-000-0100-1830).

T. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,530.91 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #S812-999-0340-1400).

U. SUNSET PALMS, LTD IN THE AMOUNT OF $20,061.63 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #S814-999-0020-1000).

V. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,593.16 OVERPAYMENT OF

2005 TAXES. (PID #S912-999-001E-0400).

W. MIMBELA FUEL & OIL COMPANY, LP IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,474.07 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES

(PID #S917-999-002J-8500).

X. GREGORY WALKER & MELISSA G. WALKER IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,961.08 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #V893-999-5680-6300)

Y. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICES, LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,177.98 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #V893-999-5710-2100).

Z. KATHLEEN E. HELGESEN IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,370.51 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #V897-999-0910-9700)

AA. ASA C. HARTVIGSEN IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,861.89 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #V897-999-1040-0700).

BB. RANCHOS REAL IV, LTD. IN THE AMOUNT OF $130,307.99 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #X579-999-2330-0000).

CC. CITIMORTGAGE, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,354.33 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES.

(PID #K216-999-0290-3400)

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RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN

CITY CLERK

________________________________

JUAN F. SANDOVAL, M.P.A., C.T.A., R.T.A.

TAX ASSESSOR COLLECTOR

7. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: REQUEST FUNDS BE ALLOCATED FROM DISTRICT 4 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $500.00 TO THE EL PASO LIBRARY-DIA DE LOS NINOS/DIA DE LOS LIBROS EVENT ON 04/29/06

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST FUNDS BE ALLOCATED FROM DISTRICT 4 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS {DEPT. ID #01010004; FUND #01101; ACCT. #504420; CLASS #01001} IN THE AMOUNT OF $500.00 TO THE EL PASO LIBRARY-DIA DE LOS NIÑOS/DIA DE LOS LIBROS EVENT ON APRIL 29, 2006.

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

8. FINANCIAL SERVICES: TO EXTEND CONTRACT NO. 2004-079C BETWEEN THE CITY AND UNICEN INDUSTRIES, BELLEVUE, WA FOR ''RUNAWAY RUBBER REMOVAL & FRICTION MEASUREMENT SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST APPROVAL FOR THE DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CONTRACT NO. 2004-079C BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND UNICEN INDUSTRIES, BELLEVUE, WA, FOR ''RUNWAY RUBBER REMOVAL & FRICTION MEASUREMENT SERVICES'' FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION (FOR TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS) STARTING APRIL 12, 2006, AND ENDING

APRIL 11, 2008.

DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 62620009-502215-40101

FUNDING SOURCE: AIRPORT OPERATING FUND

TOTAL AMOUNT: $130,000.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT(S): 3

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, ENRIQUE ACOSTA, 541-4267]

9. FINANCIAL SERVICES: CONTRACT NO. 2004-154 WITH TEXAS SOIL CONTROL - CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT FOR TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT FOR TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS, FROM MAY 13, 2007, TO MAY 13, 2009, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF CONTRACT 2004-154 WITH TEXAS SOIL CONTROL, EL PASO, TEXAS, FOR MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE DUST CONTROL.

OPTION NO: ONE [OF ONE]

AMOUNT OF AWARD: $84,360.00 (TWO-YEAR EXTENSION ESTIMATED AMOUNT)

ACCOUNT NO: 32010200-503203-01101

FUNDING SOURCE: PUBLIC ACCESSES MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR

DEPARTMENT: STREET

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

10A. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2006-046 TRACTOR, TRACK-TYPE WITH WASTE DISPOSAL CONFIGURATION

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

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. 2006-046 TRACTOR, TRACK-TYPE WITH WASTE DISPOSAL CONFIGURATION

AWARD TO: WAGNER EQUIPMENT COMPANY

EL PASO, TX

ITEM(S): ALTERNATE BID ITEM 1B

AMOUNT: ITEM 1B-1, TRACTOR $461,000.00

ITEM 1B-2, 5 YR/10,000 HRS

REPAIR EXPENSES +221,400.00 (NOT TO EXCEED)

__________ $682,400.00

ITEM 1B-3, GUARANTEED

REPURCHASE PRICE - 148,000.00

__________ $534,400.00

TRADE-IN ITEM T-1 -27,000.00 LESS TRADE-IN ALLOWANCE TRADE-IN ITEM T-2 -18,000.00 LESS TRADE-IN ALLOWANCE

$489,400.00

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 508006-34340200-40415

FUNDING SOURCE: SOLID WASTE REVENUE FUND

TOTAL AWARD: $489,400.00

DISTRICT (S): ALL

THE GENERAL SERVICES, ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, AND FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST TOTAL LIFE CYCLE COST OFFER MEETING SPECIFICATIONS FROM RESPONSIBLE PARTIES. THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE, TO PURCHASE A TRACK-TYPE TRACTOR WITH WASTE DISPOSAL CONFIGURATION. THERE IS AN OPTION TO PURCHASE UP TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT QUANTITIES, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY (180) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT. NO PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT IS OFFERED.

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

10B. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2006-068 NATIONS TOBIN PARK RESURFACING

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

SOLICITATION NO: 2006-068 NATIONS TOBIN PARK RESURFACING

LOCATION: 8831 RAILROAD DR.

CONTRACTOR: KARLSRUHER, INC., DBA CSA ENGINEERS & CONSTRUCTORS

EL PASO, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: PARKS

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 71150069-G7131CD0023-07845-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

HUD GRANT B-06-MC-48-0015-0023

ITEMS: BASE BID I $166,150.00

TOTAL AWARD: $166,150.00

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE: JULY 2006

DISTRICT(S): 4

RECOMMENDATION:

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND PARKS RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO KARLSRUHER, INC., DBA CSA ENGINEERS & CONSTRUCTORS, THE LOW RESPONSIBLE, RESPONSIVE BIDDER. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REFERENCED CONTRACT.

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 CONTRA

[CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, C. F. O., DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AT 541-4293]

11A. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: MARCH OF DIMES AT ALABAMA ON MAY 6, 2006

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]

MARCH OF DIMES TO BLOCK OFF MCKELLIGON CANYON AT ALABAMA ON MAY 6, 2006 FROM 6:00 A.M. TO 2:00 P.M. FOR A FOOT WALK. APPROXIMATELY 1,000 PERSONS, 500 VEHICLES WILL TAKE PART AND 20 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. BARRICADES MUST BE MANNED ACCORDING TO THE STATE'S ''MANUAL OF UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES''. THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (2 SPEAKERS AND 1 MICROPHONE). (DISTRICTS 2 & 4) [SANDRA GONZALEZ]

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 2 OFFICERS AND 2 VEHICLES. ESTIMATED COST TO CITY: $300.00; ESTIMATED COST TO APPLICANT: $200.00. THE OFFICE OF DEVELOPMENT SERVICES RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

11B. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: HUMANE SOCIETY OF EL PASO TO HOLD A RUN, WALK & BIKE EVENT ON APRIL 29, 2006

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]

HUMANE SOCIETY OF EL PASO TO HOLD A RUN, WALK & BIKE EVENT ON APRIL 29, 2006, FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 11:00 A.M. ROUTE: START AT PARKING LOT OF MCKELLIGON CANYON AMPHITHEATER, PROCEED EAST 1.2 MILES, TURN AROUND AND TRAVEL WEST GOING AROUND UPPER LOOP, AND FINISH AT AMPHITHEATER PARKING LOT. APPROXIMATELY 200 PERSONS AND 100 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED.

PERMIT # 06-009 [MIKE COULTER] (DISTRICTS 2 & 4)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO, PARKS AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTIONS WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL POLICE THE EVENT WITH 1 OFFICER AND 1 VEHICLE. ESTIMATED COST TO CITY: $150.00; ESTIMATED COST TO APPLICANT: $50.00. THE OFFICE OF DEVELOPMENT SERVICES RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

11C. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: EL PASO MUSEUMS & CULTURAL AFFAIRS FOR ALFRESCO FRIDAY CONCERTS

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]

CITY OF EL PASO-MUSEUMS & CULTURAL AFFAIRS TO USE AMPLIFICATION (MICROPHONES, MONITORS AND SPEAKERS TO ACCOMMODATE 4-12 BAND MEMBERS) AT 1 ARTS FESTIVAL PLAZA (THE ARTS PLAZA OUTDOOR CORRIDOR BETWEEN THE MUSEUM OF ART AND THE PLAZA THEATER) ON JUNE 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2006, JULY 7, 14, 21, 28, 2006, AND AUGUST 4, 11, 18, 25, 2006, FOR ALFRESCO FRIDAY CONCERTS. APPROXIMATELY 4 TO 12 BAND MEMBERS WILL TAKE PART AND 500 TO 2,500 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED.

PERMIT # 06-011 [LILIA FIERRO] (DISTRICT 8)

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

11D. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: ST. JUDE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL TO HOLD A MIRACLE WAY WALKATHON ON MARCH 11, 2006

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]

ST. JUDE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL TO HOLD A MIRACLE MILE WALKATHON ON MARCH 11, 2006, FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M. ROUTE: EASTWOOD PARK PERIMETER (SIDEWALK ONLY) BEGINNING AT THE CORNER OF PARKWOOD AND ALBUM, CONTINUE ON ALBUM TO WEDGEWOOD, TURN RIGHT ON WEDGEWOOD TO ORKNEY, TURN RIGHT ON ORKNEY TO BAYO, TURN RIGHT ON BAYO TO CORNWALL, TURN RIGHT ON CORNWALL TO PARKWOOD, TURN RIGHT ON PARKWOOD, AND FINISH AT ALBUM. APPROXIMATELY 40 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 40 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (2 SPEAKERS). PERMIT # 06-012 [ERICA RODRIGUEZ] (DISTRICT 5)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND PARKS. ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT/ TRAFFIC DIVISION HAS NO OBJECTION TO THE PROPOSED ROUTE. SIDEWALK IS AVAILABLE ALONG THE ROUTE. 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 NOT PRESENT
5 Rep. Ortega YES
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 to direct staff to submit to council an ordinance within one week to allow for 3rd party plan checking
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: PRESENTATION APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT STAFF TO SUBMIT TO COUNCIL AN ORDINANCE WITHIN ONE WEEK TO ALLOW FOR 3RD PARTY PLAN CHECKING AND 3RD PARTY INSPECTIONS FOR PARKS TO BE CONSTRUCTED BY DEVELOPERS. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515

12B. MAYOR AND COUNCIL: DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT STAFF TO SUBMIT TO COUNCIL AN ORDINANCE WITHIN ONE WEEK TO ALLOW FOR AMENDMENTS TO TITLE 19

ACTION TAKEN: PRESENTATION APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT STAFF TO SUBMIT TO COUNCIL AN ORDINANCE WITHIN ONE WEEK TO ALLOW FOR AMENDMENTS TO TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE), SECTION 3, “STREETS” THAT WILL ELIMINATE 4-FOOT PARKWAYS IN ALL RESIDENTIAL STREET CROSS-SECTIONS. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515

12C. MAYOR AND COUNCIL: DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT STAFF TO SUBMIT TO COUNCIL AN ORDINANCE WITHIN ONE WEEK TO ADOPT THE BZAC RECOMMENDATIONS

ACTION TAKEN: PRESENTATION APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT STAFF TO SUBMIT TO COUNCIL AN ORDINANCE WITHIN ONE WEEK TO ADOPT THE BZAC RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING FRONT AND REAR YARD SET-BACKS AND REDUCE SIZE OF 2ND FRONTAGE (PARKWAY) OR ALTERNATIVELY REQUIRE THE CITY AND UTILITY COMPANIES TO MAINTAIN THEM. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515

12D. MAYOR AND COUNCIL: DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT STAFF TO SUBMIT TO COUNCIL AN ORDINANCE WITHIN ONE WEEK TO MODIFY THE PONDING REQUIREMENTS FOUND IN TITLE 19

ACTION TAKEN: PRESENTATION APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT STAFF TO SUBMIT TO COUNCIL AN ORDINANCE WITHIN ONE WEEK TO MODIFY THE PONDING REQUIREMENTS FOUND IN TITLE 19 TO REQUIRE DEVELOPERS TO BUILD PONDS TO THE 100-YEAR FLOOD STANDARD. IN ADDITION, TO REQUIRE THAT PONDING AREAS BE DEVELOPED AS OPEN SPACE THAT CAN BE USED AS PARK SPACE. THIS ORDINANCE WOULD ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT FOR DEVELOPERS TO DESIGN PONDS TO THE 100-YEAR STANDARD PLUS 25% AND 1 FOOT OF “FREEBOARD” AS REQUIRED BY THE CURRENT ORDINANCE. [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 NOT PRESENT
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.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on a resolution to establish 9:00 a.m. as the starting time of the regular City Council meeting on each Tuesday; and to approve an amendment to Section 13 of the City Council Rules of Order"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION FAILED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH 9:00 A.M. AS THE STARTING TIME OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING ON EACH TUESDAY; AND TO APPROVE AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 13 OF THE CITY COUNCIL RULES OF ORDER, TO REVISE THE ORDER OF AGENDA ITEMS AND TO CLARIFY PROCEDURES FOR ANNOUNCING AGENDA ITEMS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[CITY MANAGER, JOYCE WILSON (915) 541-4844]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Special Olympics Texas Area-19 to hold an 8K Run/2 Mile Fun Walk on March 12, 2006, from 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

SPECIAL OLYMPICS TEXAS AREA-19 TO HOLD AN 8K RUN/2 MILE FUN WALK ON MARCH 12, 2006, FROM 6:00 A.M. TO 1:00 P.M. 8K RUN ROUTE: START AT CORNER OF STANTON AND CINCINNATI, PROCEED ON CINCINNATI TO KANSAS, TURN RIGHT ON KANSAS TO RIM, TURN LEFT ON RIM TO SCENIC, TURN RIGHT ON SCENIC TO TOP, TURN AROUND BACK ON SCENIC, PROCEED ON SCENIC TO ROBINSON, TURN LEFT ON ROBINSON TO MADELINE, TURN LEFT ON MADELINE TO CINCINNATI, TURN LEFT ON CINCINNATI AND FINISH AT FINISH LINE. 2 MILE WALK ROUTE: START AT CORNER OF STANTON AND CINCINNATI, PROCEED ON CINCINNATI TO KANSAS, TURN RIGHT ON KANSAS TO KERBEY, TURN LEFT ON KERBEY TO RIM, TURN LEFT ON RIM TO SCENIC, TURN LEFT ON SCENIC TO ROBINSON, TURN LEFT ON ROBINSON TO COFFIN, TURN RIGHT ON COFFIN TO CINCINNATI, TURN LEFT ON CINCINNATI AND FINISH AT FINISH LINE. APPROXIMATELY 300 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 100 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (1 P.A. SYSTEM). PERMIT # 06-008 [RALPH RODRIGUEZ] (DISTRICT 1)

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 17 OFFICERS AND 17 VEHICLES. ESTIMATED COST TO CITY: $426.00; ESTIMATED COST TO APPLICANT: $1274.00. THE OFFICE OF DEVELOPMENT SERVICES RECOMMENDS APPROVAL

POSTPONED FROM 02-21-06 AND 02-28-06

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Discussion and action on a resolution that the City Manager be authorized to execute an agreement between the City of El Paso and Special Olympics Texas - Greater El Paso Area 19 for a march to be held on March 12, 2006
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND SPECIAL OLYMPICS TEXAS - GREATER EL PASO AREA 19 FOR A MARCH TO BE HELD ON MARCH 12, 2006, WHICH CONSTITUTES AN IMPORTANT PUBLIC PURPOSE OF BENEFIT TO THE CITY AND CITIZENS OF EL PASO. THE AGREEMENT PROVIDES THAT THE CITY WILL MAKE AVAILABLE THE NECESSARY FUNDS TO COVER THE COSTS OF THE ON-DUTY POLICE TRAFFIC CONTROL ASSISTANCE, NOT TO EXCEED $674.00, FOR THE EVENT. (DISTRICT 1)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4557]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 15.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on a resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign a fourth amendment to the Agreement for Financial Advisory Services
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FOURTH AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT FOR FINANCIAL ADVISORY SERVICES (''AGREEMENT'') BETWEEN THE CITY AND FIRST SOUTHWEST COMPANY, EXTENDING THE AGREEMENT THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2006. [DEPUTY CITY MANAGER, ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT, WILLIAM STUDER, (915) 541-4011]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 16A.  PUBLIC HEARING - MAYOR AND COUNCIL: An Ordinance amending Title 2 (Administration and Personnel) of the El Paso City Code, to create Chapter 2.94 (Regulation of Lobbying Activities)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS AMENDED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO CREATE CHAPTER 2.94 (REGULATION OF LOBBYING ACTIVITIES) AND SECTIONS THEREUNDER; TO CREATE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE REGISTRATION AND REPORTING OF LOBBYISTS; TO RESTRICT CERTAIN ACTIVITIES; AND TO CREATE A PENALTY; THE PENALTY BEING AS IN SECTIONS 1.08.010-1.08-030 AND 2.94.130 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 16B.  PUBLIC HEARING - MAYOR AND COUNCIL: An Ordinance amending Title 2 (Administration and Personnel) Chapter 2.92 (Ethics), of the El Paso City Code
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS AMENDED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL) CHAPTER 2.92 (ETHICS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO AMEND SECTION 2.92.030 (DEFINITIONS); TO ADD SECTIONS 2.92.100 (CAMPAIGN FINANCES) AND 2.92.110 (DISCLOSURE OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS); TO CREATE REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO THE MAKING, RECEIVING AND DISCLOSING OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS; AND TO CHANGE THE SECTION NUMBER FOR THE PENALTY SECTION TO 2.92.150; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 1.08.010-1.08-030 AND 2.92.150 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 17A.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING: An Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 009543 which changed the zoning of all of Lots 2 and 3 and a Portion of Lot 4, Block 2, Americas Industrial Park
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 009543 WHICH CHANGED THE ZONING OF ALL OF LOTS 2 AND 3 AND A PORTION OF LOT 4, BLOCK 2, AMERICAS INDUSTRIAL PARK, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND WHICH IMPOSED CERTAIN CONDITIONS, BY PARTIALLY RELEASING THE CONDITION THEREOF. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 9560 JOE RODRIGUEZ DR. APPLICANT VERDE 9600-9660 JOE RODRIGUEZ DR LP. ZON05-00144. (DISTRICT 6)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 4723]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 17B.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Lot 3, Block 10, I-10 Industrial Park, Replat A
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 3, BLOCK 10, I-10 INDUSTRIAL PARK, REPLAT A, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM M-1/SC (LIGHT MANUFACTURING/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO C-4/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY 1140 BURGUNDY DR. APPLICANT: I-10 JOINT VENTURE. ZON05-00154 (DISTRICT 6)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, MIRIAM SPENCER, (915) 541-4723

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 17C.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON05-00149, to allow for a Planned Residential Development on a portion of Tracts 1D, 2D, 3D, and 4D First Supplemental Map of Parkland Addition, and a portion of L  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON05-00149, TO ALLOW FOR A PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT ON A PORTION OF TRACTS 1D, 2D, 3D, AND 4D FIRST SUPPLEMENTAL MAP OF PARKLAND ADDITION, AND A PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 1, GOLDBERG AND LEHMAN SUBDIVISION, 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 CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: RAILROAD AND TRANSMOUNTAIN. APPLICANTS: BLACK SEA ACQUISITION, LP. ZON05-00149. (DISTRICT 4)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/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 NOT PRESENT
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 17D.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING: Discussion and action on a resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign an Amendment and Release to Contract by and between the City of El Paso and Tropicana Homes Inc.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT AND RELEASE TO CONTRACT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND TROPICANA HOMES INC., SUCCESSOR IN TITLE AND INTEREST, AMENDING THE CONTRACT DATED APRIL 1, 1986, TO DELETE A CONDITION AND IMPOSE ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS FOR THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF TRACTS 1B AND 59A1A, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 241, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF ARTCRAFT RD. AND WEST OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 10. APPLICANT: TROPICANA HOMES INC. REPRESENTATIVE: CEA ENGINEERING GROUP ZON05-00143 (DISTRICT 1)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, MIRIAM SPENCER, (915) 541-4723]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro NOT PRESENT
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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