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Agenda: City Council and Mass Transit Meeting for the web.vte
Date: 3/28/2006
 
   
Item: MTB 1.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE FEBRUARY 28, 2006, MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING. (ACTION 06-12)

   
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 YES

   
Item: MTB 2.  APPOINTMENT: Alfredo Diaz to the Citizens Advisory Committee for the Mass Transit Department
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPOINTMENT OF ALFREDO DIAZ TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BY MAYOR JOHN COOK. (ACTION 06-13)

   
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 YES

   
Item: MTB 3.  APPOINTMENT: Soledad Galvan to the Citizens Advisory Committee for the Mass Transit Department
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPOINTMENT OF SOLEDAD GALVAN TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT #8. (ACTION 06-14)

   
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 YES

   
Item: MTB 4.  RESOLUTION: Grant Application for Union Depot Rehabilitation Project for Statewide Transportation Enhancement Program
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD OF THE CITY OF EL PASO HEREBY: (I) AUTHORIZES THE SUBMISSION OF THE UNION DEPOT REHABILITATION PROJECT FOR STATEWIDE TRANSPORTATION ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM GRANT FUNDING, (II) AUTHORIZES THE COMMITMENT TO ALL FINANCIAL REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO SUCH A SUBMISSION, AND (III) AUTHORIZES THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE THE GRANT APPLICATION AND RELATED MATERIALS. (ACTION 06-15)

   
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 YES

   
Item: MTB 5.  RESOLUTION: Agreement with Texas Industries for the Blind and Handicapped and Goodwill Industries of El Paso
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CHAIRMAN BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT WITH TEXAS INDUSTRIES FOR THE BLIND AND HANDICAPPED AND GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF EL PASO, FOR BUS CLEANING SERVICES AT THE MASS TRANSIT FACILITY (ACTION 06-16)

   
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 YES

   
Item: MTB 6.  BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: Solicitation No. 2006-102 Union Plaza Transit Terminal Shell Space A, B & C Improvement
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO AWARD THE FOLLOWING:

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.

BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT

SOLICITATION NO. 2006-102 UNION PLAZA TRANSIT TERMINAL SHELL SPACE A, B & C IMPROVEMENT

LOCATION: 420 E. SANTA FE STREET

CONTRACTOR: ARROW BUILDING CORPORATION EL PASO, TX

DEPARTMENT: SUN METRO

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 60600006-40345-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: SUN METRO

ITEMS: BASE BID I OPTION 1 SIXTY (60) DAYS 318,000.00

TOTAL AWARD: $318,000.00

ESTIMATED COMPLETION: DATE JUNE 2006

DISTRICT(S): 8

ACTION: 06-17

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND SUN METRO RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO ARROW BUILDING CORPORATION, AS THIS OFFEROR HAS PROVIDED THE BEST VALUE PROPOSAL. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REFERENCED CONTRACT.

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.

   
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 YES

   
Item: NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED, AS REVISED

ALL MATTERS LISTED UNDER THE CONSENT AGENDA, INCLUDING THOSE ON THE ADDITION TO THE AGENDA, WILL BE CONSIDERED BY CITY COUNCIL TO BE ROUTINE AND WILL BE ENACTED BY ONE MOTION UNLESS SEPARATE DISCUSSION IS REQUESTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS. PRIOR TO THE VOTE, MEMBERS OF THE AUDIENCE MAY ASK QUESTIONS REGARDING ITEMS ON THE CONSENT AGENDA. WHEN THE VOTE HAS BEEN TAKEN, IF AN ITEM HAS NOT BEEN CALLED OUT FOR SEPARATE DISCUSSION, THE ITEM HAS BEEN APPROVED. COUNCIL MAY, HOWEVER, RECONSIDER ANY ITEM AT ANY TIME DURING THE MEETING. 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 MARCH 21, 2006 AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES FOR JANUARY 30, 2006 (MPO) AND MARCH 20, 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 FIRST AMENDMENT TO FUEL SITE LEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND CUTTER AVIATION EL PASO, INC. TO ALLOW FOR SUBLEASES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO FUEL SITE LEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND CUTTER AVIATION EL PASO, INC. (''LESSEE'') TO ALLOW FOR SUBLEASES WITH THE PRIOR WRITTEN APPROVAL OF THE LESSOR. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

3B. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF SUBLEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, CUTTER AVIATION EL PASO, INC., AND CERTIFIED AVIATION SERVICES, LLC REGARDING A PORTION OF THE PREMISES LOCATED AT 253 GEORGE PERRY BLVD.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF SUBLEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), CUTTER AVIATION EL PASO, INC. (''LESSEE''), AND CERTIFIED AVIATION SERVICES, LLC (''SUBLESSEE'') REGARDING A PORTION OF THE PREMISES LOCATED AT 253 GEORGE PERRY BLVD., EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

3C. RESOLUTION: CONDEMNATION LIEN ON 737 OSCAR PEREZ AVENUE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

737 OSCAR PEREZ AVENUE $11,276.84 DISTRICT 1

SUNNYVIEW, L.L.C.

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, WILLIAM V. STERN, (915) 541-4800]

3D. RESOLUTION: APPROVAL OF THE SUBMISSION OF THE DOMESTIC ABUSE RESPONSE TEAM GRANT APPLICATION TO THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL APPROVES THE RESOLUTION AND THE SUBMISSION OF THE DOMESTIC ABUSE 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 $88,604, IN-KIND MATCH REQUIRED IN THE AMOUNT OF $43,190. (ALL DISTRICTS) [POLICE DEPARTMENT, PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7310]

4. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: GERALD G. MANGRUM TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

GERALD G. MANGRUM TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION BY MAYOR JOHN COOK.

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

5. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2006-515 - STREET

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2006-515 STREET

PURCHASE OF THREE NEW TOLL BOOTHS FOR THE ZARAGOZA BRIDGE.

INCREASE $60,000 TO 32000082/PPWBR0300643001/407002 ESTREVENUE

INCREASE $60,000 TO 32000082/PPWBR0300643001/508004 PUBLICUSEEQ

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

7. FINANCIAL SERVICES: CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT FOR TWO (2) ADDITIONAL YEARS, FROM MARCH 31, 2006, THROUGH MARCH 31, 2008, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF CONTRACT 2003-009R, DEFERRED COMPENSATION ADMINISTRATOR, WITH ING

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, FINANCIAL SERVICES, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT FOR TWO (2) ADDITIONAL YEARS, FROM MARCH 31, 2006, THROUGH MARCH 31, 2008, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF CONTRACT 2003-009R, DEFERRED COMPENSATION ADMINISTRATOR, WITH ING, FAIRFAX, VA.

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

OPTION NO.: ONE [OF ONE]

ACCOUNT NO: N/A

FUNDING SOURCE: N/A

AMOUNT: N/A

DEPARTMENT: OMB/INSURANCE & BENEFITS

8A. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: NORTHEASTER PARADE ON APRIL 15, 2006, FROM 7:30 A.M. TO 12:30 P.M.

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]

NORTHEAST CIVIC LEADER'S COUNCIL TO HOLD THE NORTHEASTER PARADE ON

APRIL 15, 2006, FROM 7:30 A.M. TO 12:30 P.M. ROUTE: START AT THE INTERSECTION OF RAILROAD AND DIANA, PROCEED ON DIANA TO NORTH PARK CENTER, TURN RIGHT AT NORTH PARK CENTER AND FINISH AT NORTH PARK CENTER PARKING LOT. APPROXIMATELY 1,000 PERSONS, 300 VEHICLES, 50 ANIMALS WILL TAKE PART AND 10,000 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. PERMIT # 06-021 [JACK STURGIS] (DISTRICT 4)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE AND SUN METRO. ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, HAS NO OBJECTION TO THE CLOSURE OF DIANA FOR THE PARADE. POLICE DEPT. WILL PROVIDE TRAFFIC CONTROL FOR THE EVENT. SIDE STREETS WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE EVENT AND WILL REOPEN AS THE PARADE PASSES BY. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTIONS WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL POLICE THE EVENT WITH 32 OFFICERS AND 32 VEHICLES. ESTIMATED COST TO CITY: $639.00; ESTIMATED COST TO APPLICANT: $7361.00. THE OFFICE OF DEVELOPMENT SERVICES RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

8B. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: CESAR CHAVEZ FARM WORKER MARCH ON MARCH 31, 2006, FROM 11:00 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M.

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]

CENTRO DE LOS TRABAJADORES AGRICOLAS FRONTERIZOS TO HOLD A CESAR CHAVEZ FARM WORKER MARCH ON MARCH 31, 2006, FROM 11:00 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M. ROUTE: START AT SAN JACINTO PLAZA (111 MILLS) TO OREGON, PROCEED ON OREGON, AND FINISH AT THE FARM WORKERS CENTER (201 E. NINTH AVE). APPROXIMATELY 100 PERSONS, 100 VEHICLES WILL TAKE PART AND 50 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (1 BULLHORN). PERMIT # 06-022 [IGNACIO IBARRA] (DISTRICT 8)

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 10 OFFICERS AND 10 VEHICLES. ESTIMATED COST TO CITY: $266.25; ESTIMATED COST TO APPLICANT: $358.75. THE OFFICE OF DEVELOPMENT SERVICES RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

8C. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: E.P.P.D./WESTSIDE CITIZENS ADVISORY BOARD TO USE AMPLIFICATION (2 MICROPHONES, 2 SPEAKERS, AND 1 BULLHORN) AT WHITE SPUR PARK ON OCTOBER 28, 2006, FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 2:00 P.M.

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]

E.P.P.D./WESTSIDE CITIZENS ADVISORY BOARD TO USE AMPLIFICATION (2 MICROPHONES, 2 SPEAKERS, AND 1 BULLHORN) AT WHITE SPUR PARK, 4800 LOVE RD, ON OCTOBER 28, 2006, FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 2:00 P.M. FOR AN ANIMAL SAFETY FAIR. APPROXIMATELY 40 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 300 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. PERMIT # 06-023 [MARY ALICE SHASHY] (DISTRICT 8)

NO OBJECTION FROM PARKS. 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.

8D. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: EL PASO POWERHOUSE CHURCH TO USE AMPLIFICATION (2 SPEAKERS AND 5 MICROPHONES) AT TULA IRROBALI PARK ON APRIL 1, 2006, AND AT WELLINGTON CHEW PARK ON APRIL 8, 2006, FROM 6:00 P.M. TO 10:00 P.M.

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]

EL PASO POWERHOUSE CHURCH TO USE AMPLIFICATION (2 SPEAKERS AND 5 MICROPHONES) AT TULA IRROBALI PARK, 601 S. PARK, ON APRIL 1, 2006, AND AT WELLINGTON CHEW PARK, 4430 MAXWELL, ON APRIL 8, 2006, FROM 6:00 P.M. TO 10:00 P.M. FOR A RILEY BLAST. APPROXIMATELY 18 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 35 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. PERMIT # 06-024 [JAMES WILLIAMS] (DISTRICTS 2 & 8)

NO OBJECTION FROM PARKS. 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 ABSTAIN
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 6.  CHANGE ORDER: Change Order No. One (1) (Construction Change) to Blair-Hall Co., Inc. for Contract No. 2005-241, Fire Station No. 35, located at 12230 Pine Springs Drive, for an increased amount of $126,835.65.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE CHANGE ORDER NO. ONE (1) (CONSTRUCTION CHANGE) TO BLAIR-HALL CO., INC. FOR CONTRACT NO. 2005-241, FIRE STATION NO. 35, LOCATED AT 12230 PINE SPRINGS DRIVE, FOR AN INCREASED AMOUNT OF $126,835.65. THE PURPOSE OF THIS CHANGE ORDER IS TO CHANGE THE PAVING MATERIAL AT THE FIRE TRUCK ENTRANCEWAY FROM HMAC TO CONCRETE FOR DURABILITY. IN ADDITION, THIS CHANGE ORDER WILL ADD A ROCK WALL AND WROUGHT IRON FENCE AT THE WEST PROPERTY LINE AND THE EMPLOYEE PARKING AREA. THIS CHANGE ORDER WILL INCREASE THE CONSTRUCTION PERIOD FOR THIS PROJECT BY 74 DAYS.

THE REVISED SCHEDULED COMPLETION DATE THROUGH THIS CHANGE ORDER IS AUGUST 11, 2006.

CURRENT CONTINGENCY: $156,498.66

PRIOR CHANGE ORDERS: 0

PROPOSED CHANGE ORDER: $126,835.65

REMAINING CONTINGENCY: $ 29,663.01

DISTRICT: 6

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (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: 9A-9F INTRODUCTION OF ORD.  9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

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

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

9A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.50 (PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, AND LOCAL AMENDMENTS, TO CORRECT TYPOGRAPHICAL AND RELATED ERRORS AND DELETING SECTION 18.50.115.4 (DEFENSE). THE PENALTY BEING PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE OF NO MORE THAN TWO THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($2,000.00) PER DAY PER VIOLATION. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, TOM MAGUIRE, (915) 541-4588]

9B. AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE NUMBERS 014102 AND 014116, WHICH ESTABLISHED THE BUILDING AND ZONING ADVISORY COMMITTEE (''BZAC''), FOR THE PURPOSE OF ABOLISHING THE BUILDING AND ZONING ADVISORY COMMITTEE (''BZAC'') (ALL DISTRICTS). [DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON APRIL 11, 2006, FOR ITEMS 9A -9B

9C. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 3C, SECTION 21, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM C-4 (COMMERCIAL) TO M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 12001 DYER STREET. APPLICANT: JOBE MATERIALS, L.P. ZON06-00003 (DISTRICT 4) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4723]

9D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 1A, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 241, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM M-1/SC (LIGHT MANUFACTURING/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO R-3A/SC (RESIDENTIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF ARTCRAFT ROAD, WEST OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 10. APPLICANT: TROPICANA DEVELOPMENT, INC. REPRESENTATIVE: CEA ENGINEERING GROUP ZON06-00017 (DISTRICT 1)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4723

9E. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 47, SINGH ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 335 SINGH DRIVE. APPLICANT: ELDER RAMIREZ. ZON06-00018 (DISTRICT 6)

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

9F. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NUMBER 15845, IN ORDER TO AMEND THE CONDITIONS CITED IN SAME ORDINANCE WHICH CHANGED THE ZONING OF PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF TRACT 44C, O.A. DANIELSON SURVEY NO. 310, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, NOW KNOWN AS LOT 1, BLOCK 1, PLACITAS DE ZARAGOZA, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND IMPOSED CERTAIN CONDITIONS. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1510 ZARAGOZA ROAD. APPLICANTS: WILLIAM VAN HASELEN, TOM LEWIS, NEAL CURRENT ZON06-00019 (DISTRICT 6)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4723]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON APRIL 18, 2006, FOR ITEMS 9C -9F

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 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: 12.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on a resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Professional Services Contract between the City of El Paso and Wilbur Smith Associates for a project known as City of El Paso Annexation Assessment and Strat  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND WILBUR SMITH ASSOCIATES FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS CITY OF EL PASO ANNEXATION ASSESSMENT AND STRATEGY IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $812,000.00. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
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.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Solicitation No. 2006-005, Medical Supplies
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

SOLICITATION NO. 2006-005 MEDICAL SUPPLIES

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: HEART SAFE AMERICA, INC.

DALLAS, TX

ITEM(S): #1

AMOUNT: $3,186.50 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: MOORE MEDICAL, LLC

NEW BRITAIN, CT

ITEM(S): #15, #24, #26, #33, #38, #43, #46, & #47

AMOUNT: $13,090.50 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

AWARD TO: VENDOR 3: EMERGENCY MEDICAL SUPPLY

SHEPPERDSVILLE, KY

ITEM(S): #3, #12, #16, #20, #35, #36, #37, & #40

AMOUNT: $90,948.88 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

AWARD TO: VENDOR 4: TRI-ANIM HEALTH SERVICES, INC.

SYLMAR, CA

ITEM(S): #4, #6, #10, #11, #14, #27, #41, & #45

AMOUNT: $31,044.90 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

AWARD TO: VENDOR 5: GULF SOUTH MEDICAL SUPPLY, INC.

JACKSONVILLE, FL

ITEM(S): #5, #23, #28, #30, #31, #32, & #42

AMOUNT: $15,427.10 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

AWARD TO: VENDOR 6: KENTRON HEALTH CARE, INC.

SPRINGFIELD, TN

ITEM(S): #7, #8, #9, & #13

AMOUNT: $6,133.96 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

AWARD TO: VENDOR 7: EVER READY FIRST AID

BROOKLYN, NY

ITEM(S): #2, #18, & #29

AMOUNT: $3,229.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

AWARD TO: VENDOR 8: OWENS & MINOR, INC.

PHOENIX, AZ

ITEM(S): #17, #19, #21, & #34

AMOUNT: $8,287.40 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

AWARD TO: VENDOR 9: ALLIANCE MEDICAL

RUSSELLVILLE, MO

ITEM(S): #22 ,#25, & #44

AMOUNT: $10,141.90 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: FIRE

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 22010319-503112

FUNDING SOURCE: CLINICAL/MEDICAL SUPPLIES

TOTAL AWARD: $544,470.42 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

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

IN ADDITION TO THE ATTACHED LIST, ITEMS #4, #5, #29, #46 & #47 IN THE AWARD LIST HAVE NO ESTIMATED ANNUAL EXPENDITURE BECAUSE THE MEDICAL DIRECTOR'S OFFICE AND TEXAS TECH HAVE ENCOURAGED THE FIRE DEPARTMENT TO PHASE THEM OUT IN FAVOR OF SAFER SUBSTITUTES.

ITEM #39 WILL NOT BE AWARDED AS IT IS A DUPLICATE OF ITEM #17

VENDOR 1 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.

VENDOR 5 OFFERS THE CITY THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT AT THE SAME UNIT PRICES FOR ONE (1) OR TWO (2) ADDITIONAL YEARS IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN TWO (2) YEARS FROM THE DATE OF THE AWARD.

VENDOR 6 OFFERS THE CITY THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT AT THE SAME UNIT PRICES FOR ONE (1) ADDITIONAL YEAR IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN TWO (2) YEARS FROM THE DATE OF THE AWARD.

VENDORS 4 AND 6 OFFER THE CITY A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT OF 1% 10 DAYS.

VENDOR 8 OFFERS THE CITY A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT OF .5% 10 DAYS.

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 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: 14.  PUBLIC HEARING - QUALITY OF LIFE: An Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 15627, amending Title 2 (Administration and Personnel) of the City Code of El Paso, Chapter 2.77 (El Paso Tree Board), Section 2.77.010 (Committee Established - membership)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 15627, AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL) OF THE CITY CODE OF EL PASO, CHAPTER 2.77 (EL PASO TREE BOARD), SECTION 2.77.010 (COMMITTEE ESTABLISHED - MEMBERSHIP) TO REMOVE THE BOARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENT THAT ONE MEMBER SHALL BE A REPRESENTATIVE FROM TEXAS FOREST SERVICE, CREATING EX-OFFICIO POSITIONS FOR THE REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE TEXAS FOREST SERVICE MEMBER AND THE CITY ARBORIST; TO INCREASE THE AT-LARGE BOARD POSITIONS FROM THREE TO FOUR; TO REMOVE CITY STREETS DEPARTMENT FROM THE ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OF THE BOARD; AND SECTION 2.77.020 (TERMS AND ELECTION OF CHAIR AND VICE CHAIR) TO INCREASE THE TERM OF OFFICE FROM TWO YEARS TO FOUR; AND SECTION 2.77.040(A) TO EXEMPT THE CITY ARBORIST AND THE TEXAS FOREST SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE PROHIBITION AGAINST BOARD MEMBERS HOLDING PUBLIC OFFICE OF HONOR, TRUST, OR PROFIT IN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE CITY, COUNTY OR STATE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PARKS AND RECREATION, NORMAN C. MERRIFIELD, (915) 541-4910]

   
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: 15.  CITY MANAGER: Zoo Society Presentation[City Manager, Joyce A. Wilson, (915) 541-4844]
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

ZOO SOCIETY PRESENTATION OF FIVE-YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN.

[QUALITY OF LIFE, DEBORAH HAMLYN, (915) 541-4242]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX1.  City's subrogation interest under the El Paso Employee Health Benefit Program regarding Mario Esparza (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE CITY'S SUBROGATION INTEREST UNDER THE EL PASO EMPLOYEE HEALTH BENEFIT PROGRAM REGARDING MARIO ESPARZA

CITY'S SUBROGATION INTEREST UNDER THE EL PASO EMPLOYEE HEALTH BENEFIT PROGRAM REGARDING MARIO ESPARZA (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN (915) 541-4550]

   
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: EX2.  Jimmy Gonzalez vs. The City of El Paso, et. al; Cause No. EP-06-CA-047-FM (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT PLAINTIFF'S SETTLEMENT DEMAND AND BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE LAWSUIT STYLED JIMMY GONZALEZ VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. EP-06-CA-0047-FM

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE CLAIM OF JIMMY GONZALEZ VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL; CAUSE NO. EP-06-CA-047-FM (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN, (915) 541-4550]

   
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: EX3.  Tomas Garcia vs. The City of El Paso; Cause No. 2004-2341 (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT PLAINTIFF'S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED TOMAS GARCIA V. CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. 2004-2341

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE CLAIM OF TOMAS GARCIA VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2004-2341 (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JOHN L. ANDERSON, (915) 541-4550]

   
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: EX4.  General matters related to ASARCO
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THAT THE CITY NOT AUTHORIZE OUTSIDE COUNSEL TO FILE A MOTION FOR REHEARING IN CONNECTION WITH THE ASARCO AIR PERMIT APPLICATION

GENERAL MATTERS RELATED TO ASARCO, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE BANKRUPTCY CASE, THE ASARCO PERMIT APPLICATION PROCESS, AND THE REPRESENTATION OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BY ERICH BIRCH OF BIRCH & BECKER (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, LAURA PRENDERGAST GORDON, (915) 541-4550]

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


 
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