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Agenda: City Council Meeting for the web
Date: 4/4/2006
 
   
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 28, 2006, AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES FOR MARCH 27, 2006, MARCH 28, 2006, AND MARCH 29, 2006.

3A. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE A STATE USE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS INDUSTRIES FOR THE BLIND AND HANDICAPPED (TIBH), AND BORDER TM INDUSTRIES, INC. TO PROVIDE SPECIFIED GROUNDS MAINTENANCE SERVICES FOR THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE A STATE USE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS INDUSTRIES FOR THE BLIND AND HANDICAPPED (TIBH), AND BORDER TM INDUSTRIES, INC. TO PROVIDE SPECIFIED GROUNDS MAINTENANCE SERVICES FOR THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN THE AMOUNT OF SIX THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED NINETY-ONE AND 68/100 DOLLARS ($6,891.68) MONTHLY FOR THE PERIOD FROM APRIL 1, 2006 THROUGH MARCH 31, 2007 AND THAT IT IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CITY FOR THIS GROUNDS MAINTENANCE SERVICE FUNCTION TO BE PERFORMED THROUGH CONTRACT. (DISTRICTS 2 & 3)

[AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

3B. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND JOSE B. AGUIRRE, TO EMPLOY JOSE B. AGUIRRE AS AN INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGER FOR THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND JOSE B. AGUIRRE, TO EMPLOY JOSE B. AGUIRRE AS AN INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGER FOR THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT, AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $2,846.15, FOR 40 HOURS PER WEEK. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF APRIL 10, 2006, THROUGH APRIL 9, 2007. FUND SOURCE: 39010351-01101-39000-501011 [INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, TONY MONTOYA (915) 541-4288]

3C. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SUBMIT A GRANT APPLICATION FROM THE CITY OF EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, BULLETPROOF VEST PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM, AND ACCEPT A GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $23,940.00 FOR THE ACQUISITION OF 120 BULLETPROOF VESTS FOR THE POLICE DEPARTMENT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SUBMIT A GRANT APPLICATION FROM THE CITY OF EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, BULLETPROOF VEST PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM, AND ACCEPT A GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $23,940.00 FOR THE ACQUISITION OF 120 BULLETPROOF VESTS FOR THE POLICE DEPARTMENT; AND THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY RELATED PAPERWORK, INCLUDING ALL UNDERSTANDINGS AND ASSURANCES CONTAINED THEREIN, AND APPLY FOR, ACCEPT, REJECT, ALTER, OR TERMINATE THE GRANT AND AUTHORIZE BUDGET TRANSFERS. A CASH MATCH IS REQUIRED IN THE AMOUNT OF $23,940.00, WHICH WILL BE PAID FROM GENERAL FUNDS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [POLICE DEPARTMENT, PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7310]

4. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: BERNIE OLIVAS TO THE GREATER EL PASO CIVIC CONVENTION AND TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

BERNIE OLIVAS TO THE GREATER EL PASO CIVIC CONVENTION AND TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., DISTRICT 6. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., (915) 541-4178]

5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: RUTH REYES TO CITY-COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

RUTH REYES TO CITY-COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: EDITH BRANNON TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

EDITH BRANNON TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1, EFFECTIVE APRIL 22, 2006.

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

5C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ELIAS TORREZ TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ELIAS TORREZ TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., DISTRICT 6.

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

5D. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JESUS PADILLA TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JESUS PADILLA TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN JR., DISTRICT 6. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

5E. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MIGUEL TERAN, JR. TO THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

MIGUEL TERAN, JR. TO THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, DISTRICT 3. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

6. RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT: BETWEEN 101 & 105 FOUNTAIN

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

FUNDING: DISTRICT DISCRETIONARY FUNDS, DEPT 01010001 FUND 01101 SPECIAL PROJECTS ACCOUNT 504420. (DISTRICT 1) [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

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

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ATTACHMENT A

TAX REFUNDS

APRIL 4, 2006

A. FOOTSTAR, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,141.39 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #0222-999-7001-0000).

B. FOOTSTAR, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,003.86 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #0350-999-3002-0000).

C. LEAR CORPORATIONIN THE AMOUNT OF $33,792.93 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #1998-999-2034-0050).

D. AURORA LOAN SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,979.25 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-0600-1900).

E. GMAC MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,216.33 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #C518-999-0580-3300).

F. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,560.04 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #F169-999-0040-0210).

G. ROBERT MARTINEZ, JR., AND LORENA MARTINEZ IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,976.08 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #H156-999-0010-4100)

H. PARKER & SONS PLUMBING, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,079.59 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #H184-999-0020-0500).

I. USSA FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,035.91 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #H454-999-0060-1000).

J. WASHINGTON MUTUAL HOME LOANS, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,029.54 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #I256-999-0290-0100).

K. AURORA LOAN SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,143.06 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #K216-999-0550-4900).

L. CONNIE R. BARKER IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,561.21 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #L071-999-0010-2100).

M. BROOKWOOD OAKS LTD IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,945.57 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #M296-999-0020-1600).

N. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,634.69 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #M344-999-0160-6400).

O. GFP PARTNERS II LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,236.11 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #M473-999-0310-6100).

P. WASHINGTON MUTUAL IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,838.62 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #P481-999-0230-1500).

Q. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,826.91 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #P586-999-0100-3000).

R. ODESSA ENTERPRISES, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,075.02 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #R375-999-0020-5100).

S. TANIA M. HERMOSILLO IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,494.80 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #S814-999-0010-1200).

T. MONICA CSUJA IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,616.69 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #S816-999-1310-4900).

U. TEXAS NATIONS TITLE AGENCY IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,874.71 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #T287-999-0700-2550).

V. COUNTRYWIDE TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,104.50 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES (PID #U819-000-0160-09F0).

W. CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,829.50 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-3570-0200).

X. AURORA LOAN SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,370.70 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #V895-999-5560-0200).

Y. NORMA & HECTOR MEDRANO IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,946.51 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-572A-2200).

Z. AURORA LOAN SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,889.07 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #V897-999-1090-4400).

AA. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,797.39 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #V897-999-1160-6300).

BB. ROCHELLE SHAMALEY IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,708.69 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #W145-999-0060-3200).

CC. SIERRA TITLE CO. IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,585.61 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #W148-999-0580-0500).

DD. JULIO NAVARRO, JR., AND SHANNON R. NAVARRO IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,062.18 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #W145-999-0610-3200).

EE. ALBERTSONS, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,413.41 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #X581-999-2090-2610).

9. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2006-581 MPO

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2006-581 MPO

TO ADJUST PLANNING FUNDS (NEW MEXICO) TO REFLECT INCREASE IN FUNDING RECEIVED WITH PASSING OF SAFE, ACCOUNTABLE, FLEXIBLE, EFFICIENT TRANSPORTATION EQUITY ACT.

INCREASE $26,691.00 TO STATE GRANT PROCEEDS

INCREASE $26,691.00 TO OUTSIDE CONTRACTS

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

10. FINANCIAL SERVICES: CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER OF THE FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT FOR ONE (1) ADDITIONAL YEAR WITH VULCAN ALUMINUM, FOLEY, ALABAMA, FOR ALUMINUM SIGN BLANKS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER OF THE FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT FOR ONE (1) ADDITIONAL YEAR, FROM MAY 3, 2007 TO MAY 3, 2008, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF CONTRACT # 2005-161 WITH VULCAN ALUMINUM, FOLEY, ALABAMA, FOR ALUMINUM SIGN BLANKS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, JESUS M. JUAREZ, (915) 541-4317]

OPTION NO.: ONE [OF ONE]

AMOUNT OF AWARD: $28,000.00 (TOTAL ONE YEAR EXTENSION, ESTIMATED)

ACCOUNT NO'S: 32010200-503203-01101

FUNDING SOURCE: PUBLIC ACCESSES MAINTENANCE & REPAIRS, GENERAL FUNDS

DEPARTMENT: STREET DEPARTMENT

11. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO. 2006-072 - REPLACEMENT OF SIX AIR CONDITIONING UNITS AT THREE TRANSMITTER SITES

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

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

SOLICITATION NO. 2006-072 REPLACEMENT OF SIX AIR CONDITIONING UNITS AT THREE TRANSMITTER SITES

AWARD TO: YORK INTERNATIONAL CORP.

EL PASO, TX

ITEM(S): ALL

AMOUNT: $29,856.42

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 508027-27123-31135001-P501545

FUNDING SOURCE: MSC IMPROVEMENTS, CONSTRUCTION,

FY98 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

TOTAL AWARD: $29,856.42

DISTRICTS: ALL

THE GENERAL SERVICES AND FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO BIDDER OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF SIX AIR CONDITIONING UNITS AT THREE TRANSMITTER SITES. 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 NINETY (90) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT. NO PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT WAS OFFERED.

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

12. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2006-081 AUTOMOTIVE PARTS PRICE LIST - ALTERNATORS & STARTERS - HEAVY DUTY APPLICATIONS

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. 2006-081 AUTOMOTIVE PARTS PRICE LIST-ALTERNATORS &

STARTERS-HEAVY DUTY APPLICATIONS

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: SOUTHWEST STERLING INC.

DBA MHC KENWORTH/STERLING/FORD

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): PART A

AMOUNT: $20,000.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: BXW ELECTRICAL REBUILDERS, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): PART B

AMOUNT: $15,000.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES-FLEET DIVISION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 37370510-403121-45202

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES FLEET INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

TOTAL AWARD: $105,000.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

VENDOR 1 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.

VENDOR 2 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. VENDOR ALSO OFFERS THE CITY A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT OF 2% 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]

13A. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: PARKS & RECREATION TO HOLD A DIA DE LOS NINOS, DIA DE LOS LIBROS PARADE, WALK & FESTIVAL 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]

PARKS & RECREATION TO HOLD A DIA DE LOS NINOS, DIA DE LOS LIBROS PARADE, WALK & FESTIVAL ON APRIL 29, 2006, FROM 9:30 A.M. TO 11:00 A.M. FOR PARADE AND 11:00 A.M. TO 6:00 P.M. FOR FESTIVAL. PARADE ROUTE: START AT FOX PLAZA PARKING LOT ON PAISANO, PROCEED ON PAISANO TO WASHINGTON ST., TURN RIGHT ON WASHINGTON ST., AND FINISH AT WASHINGTON PARK (200 WASHINGTON ST.). FESTIVAL: WASHINGTON PARK (200 WASHINGTON ST.). APPROXIMATELY 200 PERSONS, 4 VEHICLES, AND BIKES WILL TAKE PART AND 250 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (8 LARGE SPEAKERS, 1 P.A. SYSTEM AND 12 MICROPHONES). PERMIT # 06-026 [JOE RODRIGUEZ] (DISTRICT 3)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO, PARKS AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. TXDOT FORM LETTER. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTIONS WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL POLICE THE EVENT WITH 29 OFFICERS AND 29 VEHICLES. ESTIMATED COST TO CITY: $319.50; ESTIMATED COST TO APPLICANT: $1855.50. THE OFFICE OF DEVELOPMENT SERVICES RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

13B. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: PARKS & RECREATION TO HOLD AN EASTER EGG HUNT/FESTIVAL ON APRIL 8, 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]

PARKS & RECREATION TO HOLD AN EASTER EGG HUNT/FESTIVAL ON APRIL 8, 2006, FROM 11:00 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M. AT THORN PARK, 5260 MACE ST. APPROXIMATELY 600 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 600 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (2 MICROPHONES AND 4 SPEAKERS).

PERMIT # 06-027 [JOE RODRIGUEZ] (DISTRICT 1)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO, AND 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

13C. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: ST. PATRICK CATHEDRAL PARISH TO HOLD A GOOD FRIDAY PROCESSION ON APRIL 14, 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. PATRICK CATHEDRAL PARISH TO HOLD A GOOD FRIDAY PROCESSION ON APRIL 14, 2006, FROM 9:00 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M. ROUTE: START AT THE INTERSECTION OF ARIZONA AND

N. STANTON, PROCEED ON N. STANTON TO E. CALIFORNIA, TURN RIGHT ON E. CALIFORNIA TO N. CAMPBELL, TURN LEFT ON N. CAMPBELL TO E. CROSBY, TURN RIGHT ON E. CROSBY TO

N. VIRGINIA, TURN RIGHT ON N. VIRGINIA TO ARIZONA, TURN RIGHT ON ARIZONA TO N. OCHOA, TURN LEFT ON N. OCHOA TO WYOMING, TURN LEFT ON WYOMING TO ANGE, TURN LEFT ON ANGE TO E. RIO GRANDE, TURN LEFT ON E. RIO GRANDE TO N. CAMPBELL, TURN RIGHT ON N. CAMPBELL TO ARIZONA, TURN LEFT ON ARIZONA, AND FINISH AT N. STANTON. APPROXIMATELY 250 PERSONS AND 2 VEHICLES WILL TAKE PART. THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (1 BULLHORN AND 1 SPEAKER). PERMIT # 06-025 [MILLIE ARROYO] (DISTRICT 8)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO, AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTIONS WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL POLICE THE EVENT WITH 15 OFFICERS AND 15 VEHICLES. ESTIMATED COST TO CITY; $639.00. ESTIMATED COST TO APPLICANT: $1986.00. THE OFFICE OF DEVELOPMENT SERVICES RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

13D. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: THE AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS TO HOLD A 5K WALKATHON 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]

THE AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS TO HOLD A 5K WALKATHON ON

MAY 6, 2006, FROM 6:30 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M. ROUTE: JOGGING PATH AROUND EASTWOOD PARK, 3001 PARKWOOD. APPROXIMATELY 300 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 500 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (1 MICROPHONE, 2 SPEAKERS AND 2 AMPLIFIERS). PERMIT # 06-028 [ELIZABETH TERRAZAS] (DISTRICT 5)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
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: 3D.  RESOLUTION: City Manager is hereby authorized to sign, on behalf of the City of El Paso, a new lease to EL PASO TRANS PECOS AUDUBON SOCIETY, INC., for a primary term of five (5) years
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SIGN, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, A NEW LEASE TO EL PASO TRANS PECOS AUDUBON SOCIETY, INC., FOR A PRIMARY TERM OF FIVE (5) YEARS, FOR THE AREA TO BE LEASED LOCATED AT ALL OF TRACTS 7B, 7C, 6B, 5C, 5B, AND A PORTION OF TRACTS 8A, 9C, AND 8C, BLOCK 3, YSLETA GRANT SURVEY, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 6)

[STREET, DARYL W. COLE, (915) 621-6750]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
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: 7.  DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: Request to allocate $6,380.00 from District 1 discretionary funds
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

REQUEST TO ALLOCATE $6,380.00 FROM DISTRICT 1 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS {DEPT. ID #01153001; FUND #16501; ACCT. #504420; CLASS #01001; PD10422} TO PAY THE COST OF THE PHASE I ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT ($3,930.00) AND AN APPRAISAL ($2,450.00) ASSOCIATED WITH THE ACQUISITION OF A PARCEL OF LAND CONTAINING APPROXIMATELY 22.11 ACRES BEING A PORTION OF TRACT 1-E, H.G. FOSTER SURVEY NO. 259, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS AND COMMONLY KNOWN AS THUNDER CANYON. [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
2 Rep. Byrd YES
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: 14A-14B INTRODUCTION OF .  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.

14A. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE SOUTH 78 FEET OF TRACT 10, CORONADO PLACE, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO A-2 (APARTMENT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 180 CORONADO ROAD. APPLICANT: ANTONIO AND LAURA MENDOZA. ZON06-00020 (DISTRICT 3)

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

14B. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO ZON06-00023, TO ALLOW REDUCED SETBACKS ON A PORTION OF LOT 31 AND 32, BLOCK 7, EAST EL PASO ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 200 SOUTH GRAMA STREET. APPLICANT: BINGHAM INVESTMENTS. ZON06-00023 (DISTRICT 8)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON APRIL 25, 2006, FOR ITEMS 14A - 14B

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 DID NOT VOTE
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.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion on the need for rendering/grease plant for El Paso
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION ON THE NEED FOR RENDERING/GREASE PLANT FOR EL PASO.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
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.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on a Resolution of support for Miner Convenience, a student led initiative to curb drunk driving in El Paso
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT FOR MINER CONVENIENCE, A STUDENT LED INITIATIVE TO CURB DRUNK DRIVING IN EL PASO. (ALL DISTRICTS) [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
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: 15D.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding a Resolution concerning border security and immigration reform legislation
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A RESOLUTION CONCERNING BORDER SECURITY AND IMMIGRATION REFORM LEGISLATION.

[MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145 & REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
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: 17.  BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: Solicitation No. 2006-061- Police Vehicles
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

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

SOLICITATION NO. 2006-061 POLICE VEHICLES

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: CASA FORD INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): 1, 3, 4, 5, 5A AND OPTIONS O-2 AND O-3

AMOUNT: $1,400,000.00 ESTIMATED ANNUAL EXPENDITURE

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: RUDOLPH CHEVROLET LP

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): 2 AND OPTIONS O-2 AND O-3

AMOUNT: $300,000.00 ESTIMATED ANNUAL EXPENDITURE

AWARD TO: VENDOR 3: DICK POE FAMILY OF DEALERSHIPS

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): 7 AND OPTIONS O-2 AND O-3

AMOUNT: $300,000.00 ESTIMATED ANNUAL EXPENDITURE

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 27507-407029-37150068-PFLESVC01

FUNDING SOURCE: FLEET REPLACEMENT FUND

TOTAL AWARD: $4,800,000.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THE FLEET SERVICES, POLICE, AND FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE BEST VALUE OFFERORS.

THESE ARE REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACTS. THE TERM OF THESE AGREEMENTS SHALL BE THROUGH THE MANUFACTURER'S BUILD-OUT DATE FOR MODEL YEAR 2006 VEHICLES. CASA FORD INC. HAS OFFERED THE CITY THE OPTION OF EXTENDING THE TERM OF THEIR CONTRACT THROUGH THE MANUFACTURER'S BUILD-OUT DATE FOR MODEL YEAR 2007 AND 2008 VEHICLES AT THE SAME UNIT PRICES. RUDOLPH CHEVROLET AND DICK POE FAMILY OF DEALERSHIPS OFFER NO OPTIONS TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THEIR CONTRACTS. STAFF IS RECOMMENDING THAT THE AWARD BE FOR THE REQUIREMENTS CONTRACTS, AS INDICATED ABOVE, AND FOR THE TWO (2) OPTIONS TO EXTEND FOR CASA FORD INC. NONE OF THE VENDORS OFFER A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 18A.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 13 (Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places) to rename and amend Chapter 13.32 (Temporary Events), of the El Paso City Code
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS AMENDED (ITEMS 18A-18E WERE TAKEN TOGETHER)

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 13 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND PUBLIC PLACES), TO RENAME AND AMEND CHAPTER 13.32 (TEMPORARY EVENTS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO CREATE SEPARATE PROVISIONS FOR THE ISSUANCE OF PERMITS FOR TEMPORARY EVENTS UTILIZING CERTAIN TYPES OF STREETS AND ALLEYS; TO ESTABLISH CRITERIA FOR THE ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUANCE OF THE PERMITS; AND TO CREATE DUTIES FOR PERMITTEES AND PARTICIPANTS; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 1.08.010-1.08.030 (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

18B. PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 13 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND PUBLIC PLACES), CHAPTER 13.34 (PICKETING), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 13 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND PUBLIC PLACES), CHAPTER 13.34 (PICKETING), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO CREATE THE CHAPTER AND A PROCESS AND PROCEDURES FOR PICKETING ON THE CITY'S RIGHTS-OF-WAY; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 1.08.010-1.08.030 OF THE CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEPUTY CITY MANAGER, INFRASTRUCTURE AND DEVELOPMENT, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

18C. PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 13 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND PUBLIC PLACES), TO CREATE CHAPTER 13.36 (PARADES AND PUBLIC ASSEMBLIES), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 13 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND PUBLIC PLACES), TO CREATE CHAPTER 13.36 (PARADES AND PUBLIC ASSEMBLIES), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO ESTABLISH NEW PROCEDURES FOR THE APPLICATION AND PERMITTING OF PARADES AND PUBLIC ASSEMBLIES HELD ON THE CITY STREETS AND RIGHTS-OF-WAY AND IN CITY PARKS; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 1.08.010-1.08.030 OF THE CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

18D. PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 13 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND PUBLIC PLACES), CHAPTER 13.28 (SOUND AMPLIFYING DEVICES), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE

, TO AMEND ALL SECTIONS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUANCE OF PERMITS; TO RESTRICT SOME USES OF AMPLIFICATION IN THE DOWNTOWN AREAS; AND TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURES FOR THE WAIVER OF FEES FOR INDIGENTS; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 1.08.010-1.08.030. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

18E. PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 15 (PUBLIC SERVICES), TO AMEND CHAPTER 15.08 (STREET RENTALS), SECTION 15.08.120 (SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSES) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 15 (PUBLIC SERVICES), TO AMEND CHAPTER 15.08 (STREET RENTALS), SECTION 15.08.120 (SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSES) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE, TO REVISE SUBSECTION 15.08.120 C 3 TO ADD ADDITIONAL EXCEPTIONS RELATING TO NEW CODE PROVISIONS ALLOWING FOR USES OF CITY STREETS; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 13.30.120 OF THE CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
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: 18F.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Lot 7, except the South eighty feet, Block 1, Stiles Gardens, from A-2 (Apartment) to C-3 (Commercial)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 7, EXCEPT THE SOUTH EIGHTY FEET, BLOCK 1, STILES GARDENS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM A-2 (APARTMENT) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 7111 NORTH LOOP. APPLICANT: MR. FEDERICO THOME. ZON06-00010 (DISTRICT 3)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
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: 18G.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of all of Lots 1-11, Block 1, Amado Urbina Subdivision, from R-4 (Residential) to R-3A (Residential)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF ALL OF LOTS 1-11, BLOCK 1, AMADO URBINA SUBDIVISION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO R-3A (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: GLENWOOD DRIVE AND CESAR CHAVEZ MEMORIAL HIGHWAY. APPLICANT: MR. AMADO URBINA. ZON06-00012 (DISTRICT 3)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
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: 18H.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance vacating the utility easement located within a vacated portion of El Paso Street between Blocks 161 and 162, Alexander Addition
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED (ITEMS 18H AND 18I TAKEN TOGETHER)

AN ORDINANCE VACATING THE UTILITY EASEMENT LOCATED WITHIN A VACATED PORTION OF EL PASO STREET BETWEEN BLOCKS 161 AND 162, ALEXANDER ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. APPLICANT: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO. EV05008 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, FRED LOPEZ (915) 541-4925]

18I. PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: AN ORDINANCE VACATING THE UTILITY EASEMENT LOCATED WITHIN A PORTION OF THE VACATED ALLEY IN BLOCK 162, ALEXANDER ADDITION

AN ORDINANCE VACATING THE UTILITY EASEMENT LOCATED WITHIN A PORTION OF THE VACATED ALLEY IN BLOCK 162, ALEXANDER ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. APPLICANT: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO. EV05009 (DISTRICT 1)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, FRED LOPEZ (915) 541-4925]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
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: 19.  PUBLIC HEARING - MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS: An Ordinance providing for art in municipal places, establishing the El Paso Public Arts Committee and describing its powers and duties, and establishing a means of funding acquisition or commissioning of ar  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS AMENDED

AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR ART IN MUNICIPAL PLACES, ESTABLISHING THE EL PASO PUBLIC ARTS COMMITTEE AND DESCRIBING ITS POWERS AND DUTIES, AND ESTABLISHING A MEANS OF FUNDING ACQUISITION OR COMMISSIONING OF ART FOR MUNICIPAL PLACES AND REPEALING ORDINANCES 15245 AND 15073. (ALL DISTRICTS) [MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, YOLANDA R. ALAMEDA (915) 541-4896]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
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: EX1.  Guadalupe Torres and Mayra Cardona, Our File No. 06-C-018/Police (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE CLAIM OF GUADALUPE TORRES AND MAYRA CARDONA, OUR FILE NO. 06-C-018/POLICE (551.071). [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX2.  Javier Gonzalez/Parks/L0023 (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT CLAIMANT'S SETTLEMENT DEMAND OF JAVIER GONZALEZ/PARKS/L0023

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE CLAIM OF JAVIER GONZALEZ/PARKS/L0023 (551.071).

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
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: EX3.  Robert A. Crank/Street/L0019 (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT CLAIMANT'S SETTLEMENT DEMAND AND BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE CLAIM OF ROBERT A. CRANK/STREET/L0019

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE CLAIM OF .

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JOHN L. ANDERSON, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
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: EX4.  General matters related to ASARCO
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THAT THE CITY WAIVE ANY CONFLICT OF INTEREST ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO IN RELATION TO THE REPRESENTATION OF THE CITY WITH REGARD TO MATTERS RELATED TO THE ASARCO PERMIT APPLICATION INVOLVING ERICH BIRCH OF THE LAW FIRM OF BIRCH & BECKER AND HIS REPRESENTATION OF OTHER INDUSTRIAL CLIENTS WITHIN THE GEOGRAPHICAL REGION OF EL PASO

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 DID NOT VOTE
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: ADDN EX1.  Possible actions to be taken by the City concerning AB Fall Home, 1725 Arizona. (551.071, 551.072)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO AUTHORIZES THE CITY ATTORNEY TO TAKE ANY AND ALL ACTION NECESSARY, BOTH AFFIRMATIVE AND DEFENSIVE, AS NECESSARY REGARDING THE PROPERTY COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE AB FALL MANSION

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING POSSIBLE ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY THE CITY CONCERNING AB FALL HOME, 1725 ARIZONA. (551.071, 551.072)

[LAURA GORDON, DEPUTY CITY ATTORNEY (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
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


 
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