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Agenda: City Council Mee
Date: 5/16/2006
 
   
Item: NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

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 MAY 9, 2006, AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS OF MAY 8, 2006.

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY

"3A. RESOLUTION: CITY COUNCIL HEREBY ESTABLISHES JUST COMPENSATION OF $45,000 FOR PARCEL 1 AND $35,000 FOR PARCEL 2 AND APPROVES AN OFFER OF JUST COMPENSATION FOR THESE TWO PARCELS THAT ARE PROPOSED TO BE ACQUIRED FOR THE MESA DRAIN SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL HEREBY ESTABLISHES JUST COMPENSATION OF $45,000 FOR PARCEL 1 AND $35,000 FOR PARCEL 2 AND APPROVES AN OFFER OF JUST COMPENSATION FOR THESE TWO PARCELS THAT ARE PROPOSED TO BE ACQUIRED FOR THE MESA DRAIN SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT UNDER THE 28TH YEAR (2002 - 2003) AND 29TH YEAR (2003 - 2004) COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM; AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN CONTRACTS OF SALE, RIGHT-OF-ENTRY AGREEMENTS WITH THE RESPECTIVE OWNERS, AND ANY OTHER RELATED DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE THE ACQUISITION OF THESE TWO PROPERTIES. (DISTRICT 7) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, ROBERT GOTT, (915) 541-4248]

"3B. RESOLUTION: CONDEMNATION LIEN ON 228 TERRITORY

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:

228 TERRITORY $6,735.72 DISTRICT 1

GUY W. AND E. LUCILLE DOVENBARGER

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

"3C. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LOCAL PROJECT ADVANCE FUNDING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE STATE OF TEXAS, ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LOCAL PROJECT ADVANCE FUNDING AGREEMENT (LPAFA) BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND THE STATE OF TEXAS, ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (''STATE''). THE SCOPE OF WORK FOR THIS AGREEMENT IS DESCRIBED AS MEDIAN IMPROVEMENTS ON HAWKINS BOULEVARD FROM IH-10 TO BOEING. CONTRACT AMOUNT IS $63,960.97, FUNDED THROUGH FY03 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION. {PROJECT # PST06003; FUND 60663; ACCOUNT 508027}. (DISTRICT 3) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TERESA QUEZADA, (915) 541-4771]

"3D. RESOLUTION: SOLID WASTE LIENS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE SOLID WASTE LIENS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

ATTACHMENT A

6450 LA POSTA $335.58 MICHAEL EGAN

(DISTRICT 1)

6560 LARAMIE RIDGE $243.56 WINTON & ASSOCIATES, (DISTRICT 1) INC.



7320 LUZ DE LUMBRE $108.25 VICTORIANA H. GAMA

(DISTRICT 1)



TRACT 3-F (4.5392 ACRES), BLOCK 6, UPPER VALLEY SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 1) $1,266.53 ANIS NASSAR

521 VIA DE LOS ARBOLES $573.73 SUNNY VIEW, L.L.C.

(DISTRICT 1)

8840 NORTON $135.31 DANIEL R. HAGGERTY

(DISTRICT 2)



333 KITT ROAD $411.35 ARMANDO G. GUTIERREZ

(DISTRICT 2)

3322 NATIONS AVENUE $297.69 JUAN AND LUZ L. (DISTRICT 2) MELENDEZ-NEVAREZ

8816 POLARIS $248.98 NERA TAPIA

(DISTRICT 2)

6750-6752 EL PASO DRIVE $346.40 EPIFANIA A. CORTEZ

(DISTRICT 3)



LOT 8 (44202.57 SQ FT), BLOCK B, PIONEER SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 4) $633.26 CAMWIND FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

C/O BRUCE BIXLER & CO.

5353 COLIN POWELL $167.79 APRIL L. & PHILLIP L. (DISTRICT 4) ROBERTS

6041 DEER $129.90 DOYAL S. HENDERSON

(DISTRICT 4)

LOTS 3 & 4 (6000 SQ FT), BLOCK 87-D, LOGAN HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 4) $454.65 FRED & NATHAN GOLDMAN

5120 JERRY DRIVE $265.21 MAGDALENA C. LOPEZ

(DISTRICT 4)



10200 RUSHING DRIVE $736.10 DORA ANCHONDO

(DISTRICT 4)

10272 SHENANDOAH STREET $292.28 JOHN L. MCKELLIPS

(DISTRICT #4)

10305 SHOSHONE STREET $178.61 LUIS G. RAMIREZ

(DISTRICT 4)

LOT 9 (8735.00 SQ FT), BLOCK 1, SUN VALLEY RANCH SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 4) $270.63 GEO-BEAZER, L.P.

4513 RHEA $238.15 GEORGE J. HERNANDEZ

(DISTRICT 4)

ELY 300.00 FT OF LOT 1 (74599.26 SQ FT), BLOCK 59, TIERRA DEL ESTE #10 SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 5) $1,604.81 WALGREEN CO.

3629 ALLINE $386.99 U.P. PLUMBING

(DISTRICT 5)



11359 LAKE ONTARIO DRIVE $387.54 LARRY E. BARRAGAN

(DISTRICT 5)

9125 CANA $189.44 MARIA G. PAIZ

(DISTRICT 6)

9349 CARNES $492.54 CARLA MORALES

(DISTRICT 6)

9600 GAZA $330.16 BRUNO VASQUEZ

(DISTRICT 6)

9749 GAZA DRIVE $276.04 ERNESTO & ROSALINDA (DISTRICT 6) OLIVAS

9723-9727 SOCORRO ROAD $1,493.85 ANGELICA MIRAMONTES

(DISTRICT 6)

9701 EL TEPEYAC $173.20 JOSE A. VALADEZ AND (DISTRICT 6) SUSANA HERNANDEZ

9713 EL TEPEYAC $155.88 MANUEL CHEVALIER

(DISTRICT 6)

9750 GALILEE DRIVE $211.09 JUAN A. AND ROSA M. (DISTRICT 6) JURADO

LOT 1 (EXC NLY PT) (63061.49 SQ FT), BLOCK 6, QUAIL RUN SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 6) $606.20 LOUIS D. AND RAMONA H. STAHL

9161 SOCORRO ROAD $59.54 SENOR NACHO, INC.

(DISTRICT 6)

9643 VALLARTA DRIVE $140.73 EDWARD QUESADA

(DISTRICT 6)

129 BORUNDA LANE $346.40 PETRA C. CASTANEDA

(DISTRICT 7)

10464 BRIAN MOONEY STREET $319.34 SUSAN G. MOLINA

(DISTRICT 7)

1904 MOSSWOOD $167.79 PEDRO C. CORONA

(DISTRICT 7)

420 DE SOTO AVENUE $108.25 MICHAEL J. RAMIREZ (DISTRICT 8)

2125 CENTRAL AVENUE $456.82 SOLEDAD (DISTRICT 8) GARCIA C/O GABRIEL NAVEJAS

2216 GRANT AVENUE $200.26 CELIA O. GARCIA

(DISTRICT 8)

LOTS 42 AND 43, BLOCK 67, FRANKLIN HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 8) $232.74 E.A. CAPLES

4425 THRUSH WAY $208.38 JAMES R. & MARYE C. (DISTRICT 8) BOOTH

SLY 130 FT OF LOT 20 (3973.83 SQ FT), BLOCK 2, OLD FARM REPLAT A SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 8) $205.68 WESTGATE CENTER JOINT VENTURE -

WILLIS CONSTRUCTION

"3E. RESOLUTION: DATE OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING IS CHANGED FROM TUESDAY, JULY 4, 2006, TO WEDNESDAY, JULY 5, 2006.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE DATE OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING IS CHANGED AS INDICATED BELOW:

TUESDAY, JULY 4, 2006, IS CHANGED TO WEDNESDAY, JULY 5, 2006.

THE TIME AND LOCATION OF THE MEETING REMAIN THE SAME.

[MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"3F. RESOLUTION: CITY, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE VARIOUS TAXING ENTITIES, IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO ACCEPT THE OPPORTUNITY CENTER FOR THE HOMELESS' OFFER CITY, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE VARIOUS TAXING ENTITIES, IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO ACCEPT THE OPPORTUNITY CENTER FOR THE HOMELESS' OFFER FOR THE PURCHASE OF REAL PROPERTY

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

THAT THE CITY, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE VARIOUS TAXING ENTITIES, IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO ACCEPT THE OPPORTUNITY CENTER FOR THE HOMELESS' OFFER OF $28,646.00 FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY LOCATED IN EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS:

TRACT 1: LOTS 7 AND 8, 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. (PID #F607-999-0320-2500)

TRACT 2: IMPROVEMENTS ONLY ON LOTS 7 AND 8, BLOCK 32, FRANKLIN HEIGHTS, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (PID #F607-999-0320-2501)

(DISTRICT 8) [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

"4. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: ELIAS TORREZ TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

ELIAS TORREZ TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE UPON EXPIRATION OF THE CURRENT TERM BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN JR., DISTRICT 6. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: HECTOR MUŅOZ TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

HECTOR MUŅOZ TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN JR., DISTRICT 6. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., (915) 541-4178]

"5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: WILLIAM J. MORGAN TO THE CITY-COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

WILLIAM J. MORGAN TO THE CITY-COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

"5C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JOEL F. BARRIOS TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JOEL F. BARRIOS TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, DISTRICT 3. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

"5D. BOARD APPOINTMENT: GILBERTO HENAO PABON TO THE ART MUSEUM BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

GILBERTO HENAO PABON TO THE ART MUSEUM BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, DISTRICT 3. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

"5E. BOARD APPOINTMENT: HECTOR HOMERO GALICIA TO THE CABLE COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

HECTOR HOMERO GALICIA TO THE CABLE COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4268]

"5F. BOARD APPOINTMENT: YUSUF ELIAS FERRAN TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

YUSUF ELIAS FERRAN TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, DISTRICT 3. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

"6. 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.

ATTACHMENT B

A. PREWASH & PRESSING SERVICE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,531.24 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #0820-999-1396-0034).

B. MICHAEL STOUT/W FRETS R6 IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,022.86 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-0990-3700).

C. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,068.26 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #C518-999-0900-1600).

D. RYAN AUSTIN IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,527.41 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #C742-999-0020-0700).

E. MAGNA LEATHER IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,489.08 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #E131-999-0020-9300).

F. ASLM LIMITED IN THE AMOUNT OF $13,423.59 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #E131-999-0080-0150).

G. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,772.64 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #E746-000-0010-1100).

H. BANCO POPULAR IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,446.10 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #F169-999-0040-0210).

I. AURORA LOAN SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,278.45 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #F515-999-0010-2900).

J. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,158.01 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #F609-999-0110-1300).

K. PATRICK BRAMBLETT IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,500.00 OVERPAYMENT OF 2002 TAXES. (PID #G569-999-1000-0600).

L. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,813.75 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #P863-999-0230-0900).

M. JOHN BUTTNER IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,067.04 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #S275-999-0050-1900).

N. LONI PARENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,912.88 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #T281-999-0020-2900).

O. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,234.45 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #A160-000-0020-0300)

P. LAURA KARAM IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,403.53 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #E073-999-000A-2900).

"7. ENGINEERING: APPROVE CHANGE ORDER NO. FOUR (CONSTRUCTION CHANGE) TO J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC., FOR CONTRACT NO. 2005-053, NORTH PARK DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE CHANGE ORDER NO. FOUR (CONSTRUCTION CHANGE) TO J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC., FOR CONTRACT NO. 2005-053, NORTH PARK DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT, FOR AN INCREASED AMOUNT OF $36,627.50. CHANGE ORDER ALSO ADDS NINETY (90) DAYS TO THE CONTRACT TIME. THE PURPOSE OF THIS CHANGE ORDER IS TO REMOVE 75 LF OF 8'' SANITARY SERVICE LINE AND REPLACE WITH 6'' AND 8'' SANITARY SERVICE LINES AND TWO 48'' PRECAST MANHOLES. (DISTRICT 4) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, RICK CONNER, (915) 541-4423]

"8. FINANCIAL SERVICES: DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE OPTION ''D'' TO PURCHASE ADDITIONAL QUANTITIES PURSUANT TO THE TERMS OF CONTRACT NO. 2006-105, CLINT LANDFILL NETTING FOR LITTER CONTROL

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE OPTION ''D'' TO PURCHASE ADDITIONAL QUANTITIES PURSUANT TO THE TERMS OF CONTRACT NO. 2006-105, CLINT LANDFILL NETTING FOR LITTER CONTROL, WITH ACE GOLF NETTING LP. [FINANCIAL SERVICES, BARBARA CRUMLEY, (915) 541-4315]

DEPARTMENT(S): ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 40403-34010289-508009

FUNDING SOURCE: SWM LANDFILL FIXTURES

ITEM(S): ITEM NO. 1

2,000 LF. @ $29.75/LF

AWARD AMOUNT: $59,500.00

DISTRICT(S): ALL

"9. REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: SOLICITATION NO. 2006-101R, STRESS MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THIS COMPETITIVE SEALED BID PROPOSAL IS BEING AWARDED TO THE RESPONSIBLE OFFEROR WHOSE PROPOSAL IS DETERMINED TO BE THE MOST ADVANTAGEOUS TO THE CITY, CONSIDERING THE RELATIVE IMPORTANCE OF PRICE AND THE OTHER EVALUATION FACTORS INCLUDED IN THE REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL.

SOLICITATION NO. 2006-101R STRESS MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT

AWARD TO: INTEGRITY EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE D.B.A. WELL CONNECT EAP

EL PASO, TX

ITEM(S): ALL

AMOUNT: $121,500.00 (ESTIMATED PER YEAR)

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 21010050-01101-502215

FUNDING SOURCE: OPERATING ACCOUNT POLICE OUTSIDE CONTRACTS

TOTAL AWARD: $364,500.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

THE REVIEW COMMITTEE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, RECOMMEND AWARD UNDER ITS REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL CRITERION TO THE ABOVE-LISTED VENDOR.

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH CONTRACT WITH NO OPTION TO RENEW. NO PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT WAS OFFERED. [FINANCIAL SERVICES, RAY HEREDIA, (915) 541-4316]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 10A.  - 10D. 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 GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO THE EL PASO FESTIVAL ASSOCIATION TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE PORTIONS OF TEXAS AVENUE, FLORENCE STREET, OCHOA STREET, VIRGINIA STREET, ST. VRAIN STREET, ANGE STREET, AND OCTAVIA STREET FROM JUNE 2, 2006, THROUGH JUNE 5, 2006, FOR A ''CUSTOM CAR AND CHOPPER STREET FESTIVAL''. (FEE: $225.00, SP-06006) (DISTRICT 8)

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

10B. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A LEASE AND A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, INC. TO PERMIT AND REGULATE THE CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, AND USE OF A FIBER OPTIC CABLE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM ON THE ZARAGOZA BRIDGE AND ACROSS, OVER, AND UNDER PORTIONS OF CITY-OWNED PROPERTY AND PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY ALONG ZARAGOZA DRIVE WITHIN THE CITY OF EL PASO. THE FOLLOWING CONSIDERATION IS TO BE PAID TO THE CITY: $1,320.00 (SPECIAL PRIVILEGE ANNUAL FEE), ANNUAL LEASE FEE ($730.00), AND MONTHLY BRIDGE FEE ($1,000.00). THE BRIDGE FEE WILL BE ABATED FOR SEVENTY-FIVE (75) MONTHS IN EXCHANGE FOR THE GRANTEE'S INSTALLATION OF OVERSIZED INFRASTRUCTURE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE CITY AS SET FORTH IN THE AGREEMENT. (DISTRICT 6) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, ESTHER GUERRERO, PLANNER, (915) 541-4720]

10C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING CHAPTER 2.24 (HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION) IN ORDER TO CREATE AND SET FORTH THE FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES OF SAME AND TO CREATE AND DESIGNATE FUNCTIONS OF THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICER. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, KIMBERLY FORSYTH, (915) 541-4631]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MAY 30, 2006, FOR ITEMS 10A - 10C

10D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE LOTS 11-15, BLOCK 57, ALEXANDER ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM S-D/SC (SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO A-O/SC (APARTMENT/OFFICE/SPECIAL CONTRACT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 200 E. SCHUSTER AVENUE. APPLICANT: DR. ORESTES MOLDES. ZON06-00032. (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT, ESTHER GUERRERO, PLANNER, (915) 541-4720]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 6, 2006, FOR ITEM 10D

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 NOT PRESENT
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: 11A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding traffic management on George Dieter"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT ON GEORGE DIETER. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124] POSTPONED FROM 05-09-06

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 11B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to reduce the current tax rate in an amount proportional to the new increased valuations for homeowners"
   
 

NO ACTION TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO REDUCE THE CURRENT TAX RATE IN AN AMOUNT PROPORTIONAL TO THE NEW INCREASED VALUATIONS FOR HOMEOWNERS.

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

"11C. MAYOR AND COUNCIL: DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO IMPLEMENT A PERMANENT TAX FREEZE FOR THE ELDERLY AND DISABLED"

NO ACTION TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO IMPLEMENT A PERMANENT TAX FREEZE FOR THE ELDERLY AND DISABLED. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., (915) 541-4178]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 12.  CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE: Discussion and action on the City of El Paso's approval of a sublease by The El Paso Science Museum--Insights to the Burnham Wood Charter School"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE CITY OF EL PASO'S APPROVAL OF A SUBLEASE BY THE EL PASO SCIENCE MUSEUM--INSIGHTS TO THE BURNHAM WOOD CHARTER SCHOOL, SUBJECT TO THE BURNHAM WOOD CHARTER SCHOOL RECEIVING A GRANT FROM THE COMMUNITIES FOUNDATION OF TEXAS OR THE TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY, AND THE SUBLEASE INCLUDING THE CITY'S CONDITIONS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, OFF-SITE PARKING IN ACCORDANCE WITH CITY CODE REQUIREMENTS, THE CITY'S APPROVAL OF A TRAFFIC PLAN TO ACCOMMODATE PICK UP/DROP OFF OF STUDENTS, THE LESSEE AND SUB-LESSEE APPROVING THE CITY'S RIGHT OF FIRST REFUSAL TO PURCHASE ANY IMPROVEMENTS OR STRUCTURES CONSTRUCTED ON THE LEASED PREMISES, AND THE CITY RECEIVING FAIR MARKET RENTAL FOR THE LEASED AREA; AND AN APPROPRIATE AMENDMENT OF THE FEBRUARY 27, 1992, LEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO SCIENCE MUSEUM--INSIGHTS. (DISTRICT 8) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, CHARLIE MCNABB, (915) 541-4550] POSTPONED FROM 05-09-06

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 13.  DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES: Discussion and action on proposed text revisions to Title 20 (Zoning) as recommended by the Building & Zoning Advisory Committee"
   
 

NO ACTION TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON PROPOSED TEXT REVISIONS TO TITLE 20 (ZONING) AS RECOMMENDED BY THE BUILDING & ZONING ADVISORY COMMITTEE: CHAPTER 20.14 (OFF-STREET PARKING AND LOADING REGULATIONS). (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 14A.  ENGINEERING: Solicitation No: 2006-116, Ysleta Skate Park & Estrella Rivera Park  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

SOLICITATION NO: 2006-116 YSLETA SKATE PARK & ESTRELLA RIVERA PARK IMPROVEMENTS

LOCATION: YSLETA PARK - 9068 SOCORRO ROAD

ESTRELLA RIVERA PARK - 3200 RIVERA STREET

CONTRACTOR: BLAIR-HALL CO. INC.

EL PASO, TX

DEPARTMENT: PARKS & RECREATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: YSLETA PARK: 71150069 G7131CD0014-07829-508027 14101001 PQLPA174-60174-508027

ESTRELLA RIVERA PARK:

71150069-G7131CD0018-07833-508027

14101001-PQLPA115-60115-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GRANT B-05-MC-0015 & 2000

QUALITY OF LIFE BOND

ITEMS: BASE BID I $ 366,000.00

BASE BID II $178,000.00

ALTERNATE #1.1 $ 40,000.00

ALTERNATE #1.2 $ 10,000.00

ALTERNATE #1.3 $ 13,000.00

ALTERNATE #1.4 $ 14,000.00

ALTERNATE #1.5 $ 4,000.00

ALTERNATE #1.6 $ 8,000.00

ALTERNATE #2.1 $ 43,000.00

ALTERNATE #2.2 $ 19,000.00

ALTERNATE #2.3 $ 4,000.00

TOTAL AWARD: $ 699,000.00

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE: DECEMBER 2006

DISTRICT(S): 6 & 8

RECOMMENDATION:

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND PARKS & RECREATION RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO BLAIR-HALL CO., INC., THE LOW RESPONSIBLE, RESPONSIVE BIDDER. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE APPLICABLE CONTRACT.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,000 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER, AND NOT TO EXCEED THE TOTAL OF 25% OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT PRICE AS AWARDED, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 14B.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on a City-sponsored funding submission for the Clean Border Trade System Demonstration Project"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A CITY-SPONSORED FUNDING SUBMISSION FOR THE CLEAN BORDER TRADE SYSTEM DEMONSTRATION PROJECT UTILIZING THE SAFETEA-LU FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF APPROXIMATELY $4.5 MILLION. (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TERESA QUEZADA, (915) 541-4771]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 14C.  ENGINEERING: Approve Change Order No. Two (Construction Change) to C. F. Jordan L.P. for Contract No. 2006-016, Verdeland Street & Drainage Improvements project"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE CHANGE ORDER NO. TWO (CONSTRUCTION CHANGE) TO C. F. JORDAN L.P. FOR CONTRACT NO. 2006-016, VERDELAND STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT, FOR AN INCREASED AMOUNT OF $153,290.00. CHANGE ORDER ALSO ADDS TWENTY (20) DAYS TO THE CONTRACT TIME. THE PURPOSE OF THIS CHANGE ORDER IS TO BACKFILL EXISTING SLOPE AND CONSTRUCT A RETAINING WALL AT THE BOTTOM IN ORDER TO ACCOMMODATE WIDTH NEEDED FOR STREET. (DISTRICT 7) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, RICK CONNER, (915) 541-4423

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 15.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Director of Financial Services Department is hereby authorized to notify Globe Electric Co., Inc. that the City is terminating its Contract with the Company relating to Bid Solicitation No. 2006-088 (IMSA Signal Cable)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APRROVED

THAT THE DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY GLOBE ELECTRIC CO., INC. THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING ITS CONTRACT WITH THE COMPANY RELATING TO BID SOLICITATION NO. 2006-088 (IMSA SIGNAL CABLE), PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION C, PARAGRAPH 18B OF SAID CONTRACT FOR DEFAULT AND THAT THIS TERMINATION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AS OF THE DATE CITY COUNCIL APPROVES THIS RESOLUTION. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, BARBARA CRUMLEY, (915) 541-4315]

DEPARTMENT: STREET

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 16.  PUBLIC HEARING - COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: 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 Pa  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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 ABSTAIN
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 17A.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Tracts 3B and 3D, S.J. Larkin Survey No. 264, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from R-3 (Residential) to A-O (Apartment/Office), and imposing a condition"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACTS 3B AND 3D, S.J. LARKIN SURVEY NO. 264, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO A-O (APARTMENT/OFFICE), AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: REDD ROAD NEAR CHIRICAUHUA DRIVE. APPLICANT: MA HOMES, LLC. ZON06-00030 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano ABSTAIN
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: 17B.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Parcel 1: A portion of Tract 3A, Section 21, Block 80, Township 1, Texas and Pacific Railroad Company Surveys, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from R-F (Ranch and Farm) to C-4 (C  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF TRACT 3A, SECTION 21, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL), AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS; PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF TRACT 3A, SECTION 21, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL), AND IMPOSING A CONDITION; AND PARCEL 3: A PORTION OF TRACT 3A-1, SECTION 21, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL), AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 11900 BLOCK OF DYER ST. APPLICANT: RANCHOS REAL IV, LTD. ZON05-00157 (DISTRICT 4) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 18.  PUBLIC HEARING - TAX OFFICE: 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 particu  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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
- DID NOT VOTE


 
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