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Agenda: City Council Meeting
Date: 4/11/2006
 
   
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 APRIL 4, 2006 AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES OF MARCH 20, 2006, MARCH 31, 2006 AND APRIL 3, 2006.

2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL PRESI ORTEGA, JR.

3A. RESOLUTION: CONDEMNATION LIEN ON 9222 ROSEWAY DRIVE

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:

9222 ROSEWAY DRIVE $4,165.40 DISTRICT 7

DANIEL NAVARETTE

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

3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SECOND AMENDMENT TO AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND FRANK X. SPENCER & ASSOCIATES, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SECOND AMENDMENT TO AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND FRANK X. SPENCER & ASSOCIATES, INC. FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS “VERDELAND STREET AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS” FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TEN THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED FIFTY-SIX AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($10,956.00). (DISTRICT 7)

[ENGINEERING, RICK CONNER, (915) 541-4423]

3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY ENGINEER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO DESIGNATE EIGHT (8) OFFSET ANGLE PARKING SPACES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY ENGINEER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO DESIGNATE EIGHT (8) OFFSET ANGLE PARKING SPACES ALONG EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINES OF STEVENS STREET, FROM CLIFTON AVENUE TO THE ALLEY NORTH THEREOF. SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY SHALL BE USED FOR PUBLIC PARKING AND CANNOT BE USED TO SATISFY THE OFF-STREET PARKING REQUIRED BY CITY ORDINANCE FOR THE ADJACENT PROPERTY. (DISTRICT 8)

[ENGINEERING, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

3E. RESOLUTION: TO CLARIFY AND RATIFY ACTION TAKEN BY COUNCIL ON APRIL 4, 2006

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

TO CLARIFY AND RATIFY ACTION TAKEN BY COUNCIL ON APRIL 4, 2006, FOR THE AWARD OF ITEM 6, IN SOLICITATION NO. 2006-061 POLICE VEHICLES, TO CASA FORD, INC.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4315]

3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MONICA I. CASTILLO

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MONICA I. CASTILLO, TO EMPLOY MONICA I. CASTILLO AS AN APPLICATIONS SUPPORT ADMINISTRATOR FOR THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT, AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $2,448.76, FOR 40 HOURS PER WEEK. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF APRIL 21, 2006, THROUGH APRIL 20, 2007. FUND SOURCE: 39010351-01101-39000-501011. [INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, TONY MONTOYA (915) 541-4288]

3G. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER, OR HER DESIGNEE, BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO ("BUYER") AND MARY G. HERNANDEZ ("SELLER")

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER, OR HER DESIGNEE, BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO ("BUYER") AND MARY G. HERNANDEZ ("SELLER") AND ANY OTHER DOCUMENTATION NECESSARY TO CONSUMMATE THE ACQUISITION OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED LEGAL PROPERTY: A PARCEL OF LAND CONTAINING 14,215 SQUARE FEET, MORE OR LESS, DESCRIBED AS TRACT 109, NORTH VALUMBROSA, UNIT TWO, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FOR THE PURCHASE PRICE OF TWENTY-EIGHT THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS AND NO/100THS ($28,500.00) TO BE USED FOR THE ROSEWAY STREET AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT. (DISTRICT 6). PROJECT #: PBE04ST127; FUND: 29142; DEPARTMENT: 14200403; ACCOUNT: 508000.

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

3H. RESOLUTION: THAT THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL APPROVES ATTACHMENT "A" AS THE PROJECT PRIORITIES UNDER THE UNPAVED RIGHTS-OF-WAY PROJECT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL APPROVES ATTACHMENT "A" AS THE PROJECT PRIORITIES UNDER THE UNPAVED RIGHTS-OF-WAY PROJECT AS REQUIRED BY PROPOSITION NO. 3 OF THE FEB. 7, 2004 GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND ELECTION. (DISTRICT 2)

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

4A. REINSTATEMENT(S): REQUEST FOR NAME(S) TO BE PLACED ON REINSTATEMENT LIST IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE VI, SECTION 6.10.10, OF THE CIVIL SERVICE CHARTER PROVISIONS:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

MCCORD, WESTY – POLICE OFFICER

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

4B. REINSTATEMENT(S): REQUEST FOR NAME(S) TO BE PLACED ON REINSTATEMENT LIST IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE VI, SECTION 6.10.10, OF THE CIVIL SERVICE CHARTER PROVISIONS:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RAMOS, ERIK B. – POLICE OFFICER

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

4C. REINSTATEMENT(S): REQUEST FOR NAME(S) TO BE PLACED ON REINSTATEMENT LIST IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE VI, SECTION 6.10.10, OF THE CIVIL SERVICE CHARTER PROVISIONS:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

SIZEMORE, DOYNE – POLICE OFFICER

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

5. BOARD APPOINTMENTS: CARLA CARDOZA TO ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

CARLA CARDOZA TO ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]



6A. RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT(S): APPROVE INSTALLATION, POWER, AND MAINTENANCE OF RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT(S) AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATION(S):

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BETWEEN 9625 & 9627 PENJAMO. ESTIMATED COST IS $1200.00. FUNDING: DISTRICT DISCRETIONARY FUNDS, DEPARTMENT ID 01010006 FUND 01101 SPECIAL PROJECTS ACCOUNT 504420. (DISTRICT 6) [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN JR., (915) 541-4182].

6B. RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT(S): APPROVE INSTALLATION, POWER, AND MAINTENANCE OF RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT(S) AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATION(S):

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BETWEEN 3348 AND 3362 BOSHAM. ESTIMATED COST IS $1,200.00. FUNDING FROM DISTRICT 3 - COUNCIL SPECIAL PROJECTS ACCOUNT 504420, DEPARTMENT ID 01153004, FUND 16503, PROJECT PD30424. (DISTRICT 3) [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

6C. RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT(S): APPROVE INSTALLATION, POWER, AND MAINTENANCE OF RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT(S) AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATION(S):

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

STREET LIGHT BETWEEN 10944 & 10946B PELHAM AT A COST OF $1,200.00 SPECIAL PROJECTS ACCOUNT 504420, DEPARTMENT ID 01010005, FUND 01101. (DISTRICT 5) [REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4189]

7A. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: REQUEST TO ALLOCATE $6,380.00 FROM DISTRICT 1 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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]

POSTPONED FROM 04-04-06

7B. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: AUTHORIZATION TO DISBURSE $1,000.00 FROM DISTRICT 5 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AUTHORIZATION TO DISBURSE $1,000.00 FROM DISTRICT 5 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO PLAYGROUND CONNECTION TOWARD COSTS OF A PROJECT FOR SPECIALLY DESIGNED BARRIER-FREE AND DEVELOPMENTALLY ADVANTAGEOUS PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT (SPECIAL PROJECTS ACCOUNT 504420, DEPARTMENT ID 0115300, FUND 16505, PROJECT PD50426). [REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4189]

8A. BIDS: SOLICITATION NO. 2006-089 AUTO PARTS-AIR CONDITIONING

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. 2006-089 AUTO PARTS-AIR CONDITIONING

AWARD TO: MAIN AUTO PARTS

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): GROUP1, #1

AMOUNT: $50,000.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES-FLEET DIVISION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 37370510-503121-45202

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES FLEET INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

TOTAL AWARD: $150,000.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): 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 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 THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE AWARD. VENDOR ALSO OFFERS THE CITY A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT OF 2% 20 DAYS.

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTHS. [FINANCIAL SERVICES, JESUS M. JUAREZ, (915) 541-4317]

8B. BIDS: SOLICITATION NO. 2006-097 BUILDING ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES AND RELATED PRODUCTS

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. 2006-097 BUILDING ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES AND RELATED PRODUCTS

AWARD TO: BORDER STATES ELECTRIC

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): GROUP I, GROUP II, GROUP III, AND GROUP IV

AMOUNT: $50,000.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES- BUILDING MAINTENANCE

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 31010326-502226-01101

FUNDING SOURCE: BUILDING MAINTENANCE GENERAL OPERATING FUNDS

TOTAL AWARD: $150,000.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

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

VENDOR OFFERS THE CITY THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT AT THE SAME UNIT PRICES FOR ONE (1) ADDITIONAL YEAR IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE AWARD.

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTHS. [FINANCIAL SERVICES, JESUS M. JUAREZ, (915) 541-4317]

9A. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2006-602 COPY CENTER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE TO USE FUND BALANCE TO REPLACE THE FOLLOWING VEHICLES WITH HIGH MILEAGE AND OPERATING COSTS: UNIT 31-0132, YEAR 1991, MILES 185,141; UNIT 31-0880, YEAR 1994, MILES 172,775; AND UNIT 31-7000, YEAR 1991, MILES 161,600.

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

INCREASE $39,651 TO FUND BALANCE TRANSFER

INCREASE $39,651 TO VEHICLES

9B. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2006-629 FINANCIAL SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE BUDGET TRANSFER IS TO MOVE FOUR POSITIONS FROM FINANCIAL SERVICES TO ENGINEERING TO FACILITATE THE CONSTRUCTION BIDDING PROCESS AND PROVIDE INCREASED ENGINEERING RESOURCES AND OVERSIGHT. BOTH DEPARTMENTS ARE IN CONCURRENCE WITH THE CHANGE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

INCREASE $71,460.87 TO ENGINEERING DEPT, SALARIES, BENEFITS, & OPERATING EXPENSES

DECREASE $71,460.87 FROM FIN. SVC. DEPT. SALARIES, BENEFITS, & OPERATING EXPENSES

10. APPLICATIONS FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: SAGELAND ELEMENTARY TO BLOCK OFF SANTA MONICA CT. BETWEEN LA PAZ DR. AND VENADO ST. ON APRIL 28, 2006

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]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

SAGELAND ELEMENTARY TO BLOCK OFF SANTA MONICA CT. BETWEEN LA PAZ DR. AND VENADO ST. ON APRIL 28, 2006, FROM 10:45 A.M. TO 12:30 P.M. FOR A BLOCK PARTY. APPROXIMATELY 560 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 560 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 (1 MICROPHONE AND 2 SPEAKERS).

PERMIT # 06-029 [SYLVIA BERRY] (DISTRICT 3)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO, 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.

13A. PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.200 (SCHEDULE XVII, RESTRICTION ON PARKING IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO REVISE SUBSECTION ZONE M (NO PARKING 7:00 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M., MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, SCHOOL DAYS ONLY)

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED FOUR (4) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.200 (SCHEDULE XVII, RESTRICTION ON PARKING IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO REVISE SUBSECTION ZONE M (NO PARKING 7:00 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M., MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, SCHOOL DAYS ONLY) TO INCLUDE THE NORTH SIDE OF COSMOS DRIVE BETWEEN MCRAE BLVD. AND CATNIP STREET. THE PENALTY AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 3) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, 541-4035] POSTPONED FROM 2-7-06, 2-21-06, AND 2-28-06

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 3C.  RESOLUTION: That the City Manager be authorized to sign a Professional Services Contract between the City of El Paso and Dunkin, Sefko & Associates, Inc., for a project known as the Subdivision Ordinance Update"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND DUNKIN, SEFKO & ASSOCIATES, INC., FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS THE SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE UPDATE IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $97,000.00. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING, RICK CONNER, (915) 541-4200]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX1.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: Workers' Compensation Subrogation Interest regarding Steve Jaso. (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THAT THE CITY SETTLE ITS SUBROGATION INTEREST IN THE CLAIM OF STEVE JASO, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER AND/OR THE CITY ATTORNEY, OR HIS DESIGNEE, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO EFFECTUATE THAT AUTHORITY.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION SUBROGATION INTEREST REGARDING STEVE JASO. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIA GUADALUPE MARTINEZ, (915) 541-4550

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11A.  - 11Q. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 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.

11A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 8064, (THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN) TO AMEND ALL POSITIONS WITHIN THE EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION AND THE PROFESSIONAL/MANAGERIAL COMPENSATION PLANS PURSUANT TO THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION STUDY COMPLETED BY THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT. (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA BALL THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

11B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.180 (NO STOPPING OR STANDING - TOW-AWAY ZONE), SUBSECTION (A), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, BY ADDING A NEW LOCATION ON FULLAN STREET FROM ALAMEDA AVENUE (SH 20) SOUTH TO ITS TERMINUS, BOTH SIDES. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.180 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 3) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

11C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.060 (SCHEDULE VI-PARKING TIME LIMITED ON CERTAIN STREETS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO ADD SUBPARAGRAPH ''F'' TO IDENTIFY THE PARKING TIME LIMIT TO THIRTY MINUTES BETWEEN 7:00 A.M. AND 4:00 P.M., SCHOOL DAYS ONLY, ON DUNOON DRIVE FROM MCRAE BOULEVARD TO A POINT 635 FEET WEST THEREOF, NORTH SIDE ONLY. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 3) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

11D. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES, SECTION 12.88.060 (SCHEDULE VI- PARKING TIME LIMITED ON CERTAIN STREETS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND PARAGRAPH ''A'' TO IDENTIFY THE PARKING TIME LIMIT TO TWO HOURS BETWEEN 8:00 A.M. AND 6:00 P.M., EXCEPT SUNDAYS AND LEGAL HOLIDAYS), ON LAFAYETTE AVENUE FROM ALAMEDA AVENUE TO A POINT 213 FEET NORTHEAST; ON THE WESTSIDE ONLY. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 7)

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

11E. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.200 (SCHEDULE XVII - RESTRICTION ON PARKING IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO DELETE ZONE L: NO PARKING ANY TIME ON IDENTIFIED PORTIONS OF PACIFIC DRIVE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.85.110 (VIOLATION- -PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8)

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

11F. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS), SUBSECTION ''K'' (SPEED LIMITS ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 10 THE FREEWAY AND FRONTAGE ROADS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO DELETE THE SECTION ON GATEWAY NORTH BOULEVARD FROM A POINT 0.728 MILES EAST ON MCCOMBS STREET TO THE CITY LIMITS AND THE SECTION ON GATEWAY SOUTH BOULEVARD FROM THE CITY LIMITS TO A POINT 0.728 EAST OF MCCOMBS STREET. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 4) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

11G. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS), SUBSECTION ''F'' (THIRTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO DELETE SUBSECTION IDENTIFYING THE SPEED LIMIT AS THIRTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR ON MISSOURI AVENUE FROM CAMPBELL STREET TO PIEDRAS STREET. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8)

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

11H. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS), SUBSECTION ''R'' (SPEED LIMITS ON THE NORTH-SOUTH FREEWAY, THE FREEWAY, COLLECTOR-DISTRIBUTOR ROADS AND FRONTAGE ROADS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO ADD SIXTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR ON GATEWAY NORTH BOULEVARD FROM A POINT 0.728 MILES EAST OF MCCOMBS STREET TO THE CITY LIMITS AND SIXTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR ON GATEWAY SOUTH BOULEVARD FROM THE CITY LIMITS TO A POINT 0.728 EAST OF MCCOMBS STREET. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 4)

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

11I. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.030 (SCHEDULE III - PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON CERTAIN STREETS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO DELETE THE WEST SIDE OF LAFAYETTE DRIVE BETWEEN THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC TRACKS AND ALAMEDA AVENUE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8)

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

11J. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS), SUBSECTION ''F'' (THIRTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO DELETE THE SPEED LIMIT AS THIRTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR ON LEE TREVINO FROM GATEWAY EAST BOULEVARD TO BURNHAM DRIVE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

(DISTRICT 7) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

11K. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.030 (SCHEDULE III - PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON CERTAIN STREETS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO DELETE FULLAN STREET FROM ALAMEDA AVENUE SOUTH ON THE EAST SIDE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 3)

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

11L. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS), SUBSECTION ''F'' (THIRTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO AMEND THE SPEED LIMIT AS THIRTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR ON LEE TREVINO FROM ROJAS DRIVE TO BURNHAM DRIVE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 7)

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

11M. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS), SUBSECTION ''P'' (SPEED LIMITS ON PARTS OF TEXAS AVENUE (SH 20) AND ALAMEDA AVENUE (SH 20) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND THE SPEED LIMIT ON ALAMEDA AND TEXAS AVENUES. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 3) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

11N. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV SPEED LIMITS), SUBSECTION ''G'' (FORTY MILES PER HOUR) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD ZARAGOZA ROAD, FROM SOCORRO ROAD TO AMERICAS AVENUE NORTH. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 6) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

11O. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIX, SPEED LIMITS), SUBSECTION ''G'', (FORTY MILES PER HOUR) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO AMEND SUBSECTION ''G'' TO IDENTIFY THE SPEED LIMIT ON YARBROUGH DRIVE, FROM BORDER HIGHWAY (LOOP 375) TO SAN PAULO AVENUE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 7) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

11P. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES) SECTION 12.88.200 (SCHEDULE XVII - RESTRICTIONS ON PARKING IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO AMEND ZONE N: TO INCLUDE NO PARKING ANYTIME ON LUNA STREET FROM FRUTAS AVENUE TO THE ALLEY NORTH THEREOF AND FROM FRUTAS AVENUE FROM THE PROPERTY LINE BETWEEN 3325 AND 3331 FRUTAS AVENUE TO THE PROPERTY LINE BETWEEN 3401 AND 3403 FRUTAS AVENUE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.85.110 (VIOLATION --PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8)

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

11Q. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING VARIOUS PRIOR ORDINANCES WHICH ESTABLISHED AND AMENDED THE ANDY AND SYD COHEN STADIUM LEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE CURRENT ASSIGNEE, EL PASO PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL, LP. THE ORDINANCE AUTHORIZES THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A LEASE AMENDMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND EL PASO PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL, LP, TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: ELIMINATING THE SECOND FIVE-YEAR OPTION PERIOD AND EXTENDING THE LEASE FOR A TEN-YEAR TERM; ACCEPTING A NEW SCOREBOARD AS PARTIAL CONSIDERATION AND SUBSTITUTING THE ANNUAL FLAT FEE RENTAL AMOUNT FOR THE TEN-YEAR TERM; DELETING THE AUTOMATIC RENTAL ADJUSTMENTS; ADDING REVENUE SHARING FOR REVENUES RECEIVED FROM ADVERTISING FROM THE SCOREBOARD IN EXCESS OF $150,000 PER ANNUM UP TO $30,000; ALLOWING FOR TRANSFER OF TITLE OF THE SCOREBOARD TO THE CITY; AND ADDING REPORTING REQUIREMENTS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4315]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON APRIL 25, 2006 FOR ITEMS 11A -11Q

PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD AS PART OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING WHICH BEGINS AT APPROXIMATELY 9AM. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS PRESENT SHALL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD AT THAT TIME. AFTER THE PUBLIC HEARINGS, COUNCIL MAY ALSO DELAY TAKING ACTION ON ORDINANCES, NO REQUIREMENT IS MADE BY SECTION 3.9B OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER TO PUBLISH ANY FURTHER NOTICE. COPIES OF ALL ORDINANCES ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW IN THE CITY CLERK'S OFFICE, 2 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 8AM TO 5PM.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12A.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 2, O.A. Danielson Survey No. 310"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 2, O.A. DANIELSON SURVEY NO. 310, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: GEORGE DIETER DRIVE AND HOLSTEIN DRIVE. APPLICANT: ALBERTO AGUIRRE, IGNACIO AND RAFAEL AGUIRRE C/O GRUBB AND ELLIS /BEST WHITE, LLC. ZON06-00009 (DISTRICT 6)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12B.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON06-00013, to allow for a planned residential development on Lot 46, Block 423, Vista Del Sol Unit 93"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON06-00013, TO ALLOW FOR A PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT ON LOT 46, BLOCK 423, VISTA DEL SOL UNIT 93, 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: 11780 PELLICANO DRIVE. APPLICANT: J&L UNIQUE HOMES, INC. ZON06-00013 (DISTRICT 6) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER (915) 541-4930]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12C.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12D.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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''  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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