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Agenda: City Council Meeting for web.vte
Date: 5/2/2006
 
   
Item: EX1.  Workers' Compensation Subrogation Interest Regarding Ruben Gonzales (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE O’ROURKE, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY SETTLE ITS SUBROGATION INTEREST IN THE CLAIM OF RUBEN GONZALES, 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 RUBEN GONZALES (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 YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook NOT PRESENT

   
Item: EX1.  Discussion and action regarding options related to the Insights Science Museum property and lease. (551.071 and 551.072)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO INSTRUCT THE CITY MANAGER TO CONTINUE WITH NEGOTIATIONS ON THIS LEASE.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING OPTIONS RELATED TO THE INSIGHTS SCIENCE MUSEUM PROPERTY AND LEASE. (551.071 AND 551.072)

[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 YES
5 Rep. Ortega NOT PRESENT
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook NOT PRESENT

   
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 25, 2006, AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES OF APRIL 24, 2006.

2A. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

MAYOR JOHN F. COOK

2B. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBER
ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR.

3B. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''BUYER'') AND MANUEL ACOSTA AND MARTHA ACOSTA (''SELLERS'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''BUYER'') AND MANUEL ACOSTA AND MARTHA ACOSTA (''SELLERS'') AND ANY OTHER DOCUMENTATION NECESSARY TO CONSUMMATE THE ACQUISITION OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED LEGAL PROPERTY: A PARCEL OF LAND CONTAINING 7,095 SQUARE FEET, MORE OR LESS, DESCRIBED AS THE NORTH ONE-HALF OF TRACT 107, NORTH VALUMBROSA, UNIT TWO, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, IN THE AMOUNT OF TWENTY-ONE THOUSAND AND NO/100THS ($21,000.00) TO BE USED FOR THE ROSEWAY STREET AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT. (DISTRICT 6). PROJECT #: PBE04ST127; FUND: 29142; DEPARTMENT: 14200403; ACCOUNT: 508000.

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

3C. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''BUYER'') AND ANTONIO RAMIREZ AND MARGARITA P. RAMIREZ (''SELLERS'')CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''BUYER'') AND ANTONIO RAMIREZ AND MARGARITA P. RAMIREZ (''SELLERS'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''BUYER'') AND ANTONIO RAMIREZ AND MARGARITA P. RAMIREZ (''SELLERS'') AND ANY OTHER DOCUMENTATION NECESSARY TO CONSUMMATE THE ACQUISITION OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED LEGAL PROPERTY: A PARCEL OF LAND CONTAINING 7,095 SQUARE FEET, MORE OR LESS, DESCRIBED AS THE SOUTH ONE-HALF (1/2) OF TRACT 107, NORTH VALUMBROSA, UNIT TWO, A SUBDIVISION IN THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME 14, PAGE 39 OF THE REAL PROPERTY RECORDS OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, IN THE AMOUNT OF TWENTY-THREE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED EIGHTY-EIGHT AND NO/100THS ($23,988.00) TO BE USED FOR THE ROSEWAY STREET AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT. (DISTRICT 6). PROJECT #: PBE04ST127; FUND: 29142; DEPARTMENT: 14200403; ACCOUNT: 508000. [DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

3D. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SECOND AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ECM INTERNATIONAL, INC., FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''GOLF COURSE AT EPIA''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SECOND AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ECM INTERNATIONAL, INC., FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''GOLF COURSE AT EPIA'' IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY-THREE AND 47/100 DOLLARS ($100,173.47). (DISTRICT 2)

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

3F. RESOLUTION: CITY COUNCIL AUTHORIZES THE CITY MANAGER TO COMPLETE A GRANT APPLICATION FOR FUNDING OF THE CAMINO REAL HERITAGE TOURISM PLAN

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT, PURSUANT TO PRESERVE AMERICA GRANT APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS, THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL AUTHORIZES THE CITY MANAGER TO COMPLETE A GRANT APPLICATION FOR FUNDING OF THE CAMINO REAL HERITAGE TOURISM PLAN FOR EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT OF $50,350, AND FURTHER EXPRESSES ITS WILLINGNESS TO ACCEPT SUCH PRESERVE AMERICA FUNDING, IF PROVIDED, AS WELL AS ITS COMMITTMENT TO THE PROJECT. (ALL DISTRICTS) [MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT, YOLANDA R. ALAMEDA, (915) 541-4896]

3G. RESOLUTION: TO SIGN THE FIRST AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND LUCERO MELENDEZ ARCHITECTS FOR ADDITIONAL SERVICES RELATED TO A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''CHELSEA AND HAWKINS POOL IMPROVEMENTS''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

TO SIGN THE FIRST AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND LUCERO MELENDEZ ARCHITECTS FOR ADDITIONAL SERVICES RELATED TO A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''CHELSEA AND HAWKINS POOL IMPROVEMENTS'', TO INCLUDE POOL DECK DRAINAGE SYSTEM AND ELECTRICAL SURVEY FOR THE BONDING OF ALL METAL EQUIPMENT FOR CHELSEA POOL. FUNDING SOURCE - 2000 QOL BOND PROGRAM. (DISTRICT 2) [PERSPECTIVA + 3D/I (P+3), VERONICA HARRIS, (915) 225-3451]

3H. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING AND FACILITIES USE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION (THE ''HFC'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO (THE ''CITY'') IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING AND FACILITIES USE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION (THE ''HFC'') WHEREBY THE CITY AGREES TO PROVIDE THE USE OF CERTAIN CITY FACILITIES AND SERVICES TO THE HFC, INCLUDING THE EMPLOYMENT OF AN INDIVIDUAL TO PERFORM SAID SERVICES. (ALL DISTRICTS) [QUALITY OF LIFE, JORGE VILLEGAS, (915) 541-4550]

3I. RESOLUTION: CITY COUNCIL APPROVE A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

REQUEST TO PROVIDE FOR CITY REIMBURSEMENT OF FINANCIAL CONSIDERATION PROVIDED BY THE ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY FOR AN INDIVIDUAL HIRED BY THE SOCIETY FOR CERTAIN MARKETING-TYPE FUNCTIONS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

4A BOARD APPOINTMENT: ANDRE EWING TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ANDRE EWING TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

4B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: PHILIPP G. DIETER, III, TO BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS, GENERAL COMMERCIAL CONTRACTOR CATEGORY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PHILIPP G. DIETER, III, TO BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS, GENERAL COMMERCIAL CONTRACTOR CATEGORY, BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

4C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: SELENA N. SOLIS TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

SELENA N. SOLIS TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

4D. BOARD APPOINTMENT: FEDERICO (FRED) PEREZ TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

FEDERICO (FRED) PEREZ TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

4E. BOARD APPOINTMENT: RODNEY JACKSON TO THE HISTORY MUSEUM BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RODNEY JACKSON TO THE HISTORY MUSEUM BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

4F. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JOE E. TARIN TO THE AIRPORT BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

JOE E. TARIN TO THE AIRPORT BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4189]

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

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE TAX REFUNDS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED.

(SEE ATTACHMENT A)

ATTACHMENT A

A. TOM GROWNEY EQUIPMENT, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,863.15 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #1999-999-1142-0042).

B. TOM GROWNEY EQUIPMENT, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,486.44 OVERPAYMENT OF 2003 TAXES. (PID #1999-999-1142-0042).

C. APPLIED INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGIES IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,396.43 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #2001-999-0915-0042).

D. WACHOVIA BANK IN THE AMOUNT OF $103,041.78 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #C115-999-0000-0010).

E. LSI TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,766.17 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-0530-2300).

F. WASHINGTON MUTUAL IN THE AMOUNT OF $12,305.07 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (F609-999-0160-0600).

G. CHASE HOME FINANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,165.54 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #H801-999-0090-0900).

H. LAND AMERICA IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,809.55 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #H453-999-0090-1302).

I. PRUDENTIAL ASSET RESOURCES IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,722.48 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #M347-999-0020-0100).

J. IRWIN MORTGAGE CORP. IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,240.32 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #P654-999-1110-0300).

K. JOHASCA, LTD. IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,806.04 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #R273-999-0010-1300).

L. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES CREDIT UNION OF EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,535.99 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #S033-999-0110-0900).

M. SELECT PORTFOLIOSERVICING, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $49,434.75 OVERPAYMENT OF 2002,2003 &2004 TAXES. (PID #S171-999-0080-2900)

N. LAND AMERICA LAWYERS TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,719.63 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #S052-999-0010-8600).

O. MARY MORALES LOWDER IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,682.31 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #S979-999-0270-8500).

P. CHASE HOME FINANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,116.44 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-1050-0900).

Q. TRANS CONTINENTAL TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,603.98 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-2100-3500)

R. JAMES P. KOEHLER IN THE AMOUNT OF $23,984.12 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-2960-0100).

S. CTI GROUP IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,542.57 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #V893-999-3570-1400).

T. CUMMING PROPERTY TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,932.52 OVERPAYMENT OF 2003 TAXES. (PID #X579-999-2450-0100).

6A. FINANCIAL SERVICES: DIRECTOR FINANCIAL SERVICES BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER(S) TO CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR AS A SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER FOR BILLBOARD ADVERTISING FOR THE HUMAN TRAFFICKING PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

REQUEST THAT THE DIRECTOR FINANCIAL SERVICES BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER(S) TO CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR AS A SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER IN THE AMOUNT OF $93,480.00 FOR BILLBOARD ADVERTISING FOR THE HUMAN TRAFFICKING PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN. CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR IS THE SOLE PROVIDER OF BILLBOARDS IN THE SIZE AND LOCATIONS REQUIRED TO TARGET THE APPROPRIATE AUDIENCE AND DEMOGRAPHIC INTENDED BY THIS CAMPAIGN. SERVICES PROVIDED BY CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR ALSO INCLUDE DESIGN AND PRODUCTION. THIS PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN IS FUNDED BY FEDERAL GRANT NO. 2005-VT-BX-0014, ENTITLED EL PASO HUMAN TRAFFICKING TASKFORCE GRANT. ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY AND ALL ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS AND/OR AGREEMENTS AS NECESSARY. [FINANCIAL SERVICES, BARBARA CRUMLEY, (915) 541-4315]

FUNDS FOR THIS EXPENDITURE SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWING ACCOUNT:

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

FUNDS AVAILABLE IN: 21150010-502116-05376-G210515

FUNDING SOURCE: FEDERAL POLICING GRANT/HUMAN TRAFFICKING GRANT

AMOUNT: $93,480.00

DISTRICT(S): ALL

SOLE SOURCE NO: 2006-136

6B. FINANCIAL SERVICES: CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT FOR ONE (1) ADDITIONAL YEAR WITH SAFETY-KLEEN SYSTEMS INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT FOR ONE (1) ADDITIONAL YEAR, FROM JUNE 2, 2006, THROUGH JUNE 1, 2007, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF CONTRACT 2004-146 WASTE REMOVAL AND DISPOSAL SERVICES, WITH SAFETY-KLEEN SYSTEMS INC., EL PASO, TEXAS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, RAY HEREDIA, (915) 541-4316]

OPTION NO.: ONE [OF ONE]

AMOUNT OF AWARD: $28,668.84 EST/YR

ACCOUNT NO: VARIOUS

FUNDING SOURCE: VARIOUS

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

7. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO. 2006-096, JANITORIAL SERVICES - MUNICIPAL SERVICE CENTER/CORRALS

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

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. 2006-096 JANITORIAL SERVICES - MUNICIPAL SERVICE CENTER/CORRALS

AWARD TO: TOTAL CLEANING SERVICES

EL PASO, TX

ITEM(S): ALL

AMOUNT: $49,855.44 (ESTIMATED PER YEAR)

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES, MAINTENANCE DIVISION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 31010326-01101-502206

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES, MAINTENANCE DIVISION OPERATING ACCOUNT, MAINTENANCE SERVICE CONTRACTS

TOTAL AWARD: $149,566.32 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): 3, 4, AND 7

GENERAL SERVICES, MAINTENANCE DIVISION AND FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED, TOTAL CLEANING SERVICES OFFERED THE BEST VALUE FOR THIS SERVICE.

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH CONTRACT WITH THE OPTION TO RENEW FOR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR. TOTAL CLEANING SERVICES OFFERS 3%-10 DAYS, PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT. [FINANCIAL SERVICES, RAY HEREDIA, (915) 541-4316]

8. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2006-069, LIBRARY SHELVING AND FURNITURE FOR EASTSIDE REGIONAL LIBRARY

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. 2006-069 LIBRARY SHELVING AND FURNITURE FOR EASTSIDE

REGIONAL LIBRARY

AWARD TO: LIBRA-TECH CORPORATION

ARGYLE, TX

ITEM(S): GROUP I, SHELVING - ITEMS 1 THROUGH 46

AMOUNT: $144,906.50

DEPARTMENT: LIBRARY

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 130562-508009-60003-PPW0056005YR2

FUNDING SOURCE: 2000 QUALITY OF LIFE BONDS

TOTAL AWARD: $144,906.50

DISTRICT (S): 5

THE EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY AND FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE OFFER MEETING SPECIFICATIONS FROM RESPONSIBLE PARTIES.

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE, TO PURCHASE LIBRARY SHELVING. THIS AWARD IS FOR GROUP I, LIBRARY SHELVING, ONLY. OFFERS FOR GROUP II, LIBRARY FURNITURE, ARE UNDER REVIEW AND AN AWARD FOR THAT PORTION OF THIS BID WILL BE MADE AT A LATER DATE.

LIBRA-TECH CORPORATION OFFERS OPTIONS TO PURCHASE UP TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT QUANTITIES, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF THE OPTIONS ARE EXERCISED WITHIN SIXTY (60), NINETY (90), AND/OR ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY (180) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT. NO PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT WAS OFFERED. [FINANCIAL SERVICES, BARBARA CRUMLEY, (915) 541-4315]

9A. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2006-679, LIBRARY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2006-679 LIBRARY

THIS BUDGET TRANSFER IS NEEDED TO ASSIST THE LIBRARY IN PURCHASING COMPUTER EQUIPMENT FOR THE MAIN LIBRARY.

INCREASE $50,000 ESTIMATED REVENUE

INCREASE $50,000 DATA PROCESSING EQUIPMENT

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

9B. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2006-686, AIRPORT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2006-686 AIRPORT

TRANSFER OF FUNDS TO COVER THE COST OF ELECTRICITY FOR AIRPORT COST CENTERS BASED ON YEAR TO DATE USE AND CURRENT COSTS.

INCREASE $211,500 ESTIMATED REVENUE

INCREASE $211,500 VARIOUS COST CENTERS

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

11. MAYOR AND COUNCIL: DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE EMINENT DOMAIN PROCESS, COST OF ACQUISITION, REMODELING COST AND FUTURE PLANS FOR THE FALL MANSION, ''WHAT ARE WE, (THE CITY) GOING TO DO WITH THIS PROPERTY?''

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE EMINENT DOMAIN PROCESS, COST OF ACQUISITION, REMODELING COST AND FUTURE PLANS FOR THE FALL MANSION, ''WHAT ARE WE, (THE CITY) GOING TO DO WITH THIS PROPERTY?'' [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

13A. FINANCIAL SERVICES: DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY GLOBE ELECTRIC CO., INC. THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2006-088-C2 FOR IMSA SIGNAL CABLE

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

THAT THE DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY GLOBE ELECTRIC CO., INC. THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2006-088-C2 FOR IMSA SIGNAL CABLE PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION C, PARAGRAPH 18A (TERMINATION FOR CONVENIENCE), OF THE CONTRACT CLAUSES. GLOBE ELECTRIC CO., INC. HAS NOTIFIED THE CITY THAT THEY ARE UNABLE TO SUPPLY THE CABLE DUE TO THE MANUFACTURER'S REFUSAL TO HONOR THE PRICES ORIGINALLY QUOTED BECAUSE OF THE INCREASE IN THE COST OF COPPER. THE TERMINATION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AS OF MAY 2, 2006. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, BARBARA CRUMLEY, (915) 541-4315]

   
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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 3A.  RESOLUTION: City Council (1) approve an Investor-Owned Housing Rehabilitation application and HOME Grant funding and (2) authorize the City Manager to sign all appropriate closing documents necessary to secure the City's loans"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL (1) APPROVE AN INVESTOR-OWNED HOUSING REHABILITATION APPLICATION AND HOME GRANT FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $900,000.00 FOR THE REHABILITATION OF A TWENTY-FOUR UNIT BUILDING AT 6968 ALAMEDA, PURSUANT TO THE TERMS SET FORTH IN THE CITY OF EL PASO HOUSING PROGRAMS HANDBOOK, CHAPTER FIVE (INVESTOR-OWNED PROPERTIES) AND AS RECOMMENDED BY THE DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT; AND THAT CITY COUNCIL . (DISTRICT 3) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, BOB HICKS, (915) 541-4888]

   
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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 3E.  RESOLUTION: Mayor be authorized to sign a First Amendment to the Interlocal Agreement by and between the City of El Paso, Texas (''City''), acting in its capacity as the fiscal agent to the Metropolitan Planning Organization for the El Paso Urban Transpo  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS (''CITY''), ACTING IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE FISCAL AGENT TO THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION FOR THE EL PASO URBAN TRANSPORTATION STUDY AREA (''MPO''), AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (''UTEP''), EXECUTED ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2005, TO REVISE THE SCOPE OF WORK AND TO INCREASE THE TOTAL COMPENSATION FOR COMPLETION OF THE PROJECT. (ALL DISTRICTS) [METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION, ROY GILYARD, (915) 591-9735, EXT. 13]

   
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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item:   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

10A - 10C. 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.

10A. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED AND ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO PROPERLY CONVEY TRACT 9F3, BLOCK 2, ASCARATE GRANT, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, INCLUDING THE IMPROVEMENTS THEREON, TO CENTRO DE SALUD FAMILIAR LA FE, INC., A TEXAS NON-PROFIT CORPORATION. (DISTRICT 3)

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, NATHALIE PRISE, (915) 541-4341]

10B. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE BY THE CITY OF EL PASO TO THE OPPORTUNITY CENTER FOR THE HOMELESS OF LOTS 7 AND 8, (AND IMPROVEMENTS), BLOCK 32, FRANKLIN HEIGHTS, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 1877, PAGE 266, DEED RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A QUITCLAIM (TAX RESALE) DEED TO EFFECTUATE SAID CONVEYANCE. (DISTRICT 8) [TAX OFFICE, JUAN F. SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4598]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MAY 16, 2006, FOR ITEMS 10A - 10B

10C. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 5, BLOCK 1A, RANGER REST SUBDIVISION UNIT FOUR, 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: 1110 RANGER STREET. APPLICANT: ELVA S. TORRES. ZON06-00037 (DISTRICT 7)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA, GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MAY 23, 2006, FOR ITEMS 10C

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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 12B.  DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES: iscussion and action regarding an appeal of the City Plan Commission decision on March 16, 2006, denying the street vacation application for Boston Avenue"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DENIAL OF APPEAL

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING AN APPEAL OF THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION DECISION ON MARCH 16, 2006, DENYING THE STREET VACATION APPLICATION FOR BOSTON AVENUE BETWEEN BLOCKS 191 AND 209, ALEXANDER ADDITION. (SV06001) (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, RUDY VALDEZ, (915) 541-4635

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12A.  DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES: Discussion and action on proposed text revisions to Title 20 (Zoning) of the El Paso Municipal Code as recommended by the Building & Zoning Advisory Committee"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON PROPOSED TEXT REVISIONS TO TITLE 20 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE AS RECOMMENDED BY THE BUILDING & ZONING ADVISORY COMMITTEE: CHAPTER 20.02 (GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS). (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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