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Agenda: City Council Meeting
Date: 5/23/2006
 
   
Item: 8C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on requesting that the Board of Directors of the City/County Health Department perform an annual performance evaluation of the Director and forward their evaluation and recommendations to the City Council and the   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

NO ACTION TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON REQUESTING THAT THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CITY/COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT PERFORM AN ANNUAL PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF THE DIRECTOR AND FORWARD THEIR EVALUATION AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE CITY COUNCIL AND THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
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: 1.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE APRIL 18, 2006 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING. (ACTION 06-25)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
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 YES

   
Item: 2.  RESOLUTION: That the City Manager be authorized to sign a Contract between the Mass Transit Department and Linda DeBeer"
   
 

" ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT AND LINDA DEBEER, TO EMPLOY LINDA DEBEER AS A JOB EXPRESS GRANTS PLANNER. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF MAY 28, 2006 THROUGH MAY 27, 2007. THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF THE CONTRACT SHALL NOT EXCEED $39,139.36 PLUS BENEFITS. (ACTION 06-26)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
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 YES

   
Item: 3.  RESOLUTION: That the Mass Transit Department Board of the City of El Paso hereby proclaims free fares for Routes 4, 8, and 10 in downtown El Paso in conjunction with the public meetings scheduled to discuss the Downtown Redevelopment Plan"
   
 

" ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD OF THE CITY OF EL PASO HEREBY PROCLAIMS FREE FARES FOR ROUTES 4, 8, AND 10 IN DOWNTOWN EL PASO IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE PUBLIC MEETINGS SCHEDULED TO DISCUSS THE DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT PLAN ON THE FOLLOWING DATES AND TIMES: MAY 23, 2006 AFTER 5:00 P.M., MAY 24, 2006 ALL DAY, JUNE 7, 2006 ALL DAY, AND JUNE 8, 2006 ALL DAY. (ACTION 06-27)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
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: 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.

2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION TAKEN

3A. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE SECOND AMENDMENT TO AIRLINE OPERATING AGREEMENT AND TERMINAL BUILDING LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AIR WISCONSIN AIRLINES CORPORATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE SECOND AMENDMENT TO AIRLINE OPERATING AGREEMENT AND TERMINAL BUILDING LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AIR WISCONSIN AIRLINES CORPORATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF EXTENDING THE TERM TO AUGUST 31, 2007. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

3B. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL COOPERATION CONTRACT WITH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SERVICE (''TDPS'') PROVIDING FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF AN AUTOMATED SYSTEM (''FTA SYSTEM'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL COOPERATION CONTRACT WITH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SERVICE (''TDPS'') PROVIDING FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF AN AUTOMATED SYSTEM (''FTA SYSTEM'') WHEREBY INFORMATION REGARDING VIOLATORS, SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF TEXAS TRANSPORTATION CODE CHAPTER 706, MAY BE ACCURATELY STORED AND ACCESSED BY TDPS FOR POSSIBLE DENIAL OF RENEWAL OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE. IDENTIFIED VIOLATORS WILL BE ASSESSED AN ADMINISTRATIVE FEE OF $30.00 FOR EACH QUALIFYING CITATION. FEES TO TDPS AND THE VENDOR WILL BE PAID FROM COLLECTED ADMINISTRATIVE FEES. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

3C. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT WITH AMERINATIONAL COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC. (ACS)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT WITH AMERINATIONAL COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC. (ACS) THEREBY AUTHORIZING ACS TO ENTER INTO AND ADMINISTER LOAN RESTRUCTURING AGREEMENTS ON CERTAIN DELINQUENT REAL PROPERTY SECURED LOANS ORIGINALLY PROVIDED BY AND THROUGH THE COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT AND NOW SERVICED BY ACS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, PAT WHITE, (915) 541-4341]

3D. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''BUYER'') AND MERCEDES NAOMI AYALA (''SELLER'')

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 MERCEDES NAOMI AYALA (''SELLER'') AND ANY OTHER DOCUMENTATION NECESSARY TO CONSUMMATE THE ACQUISITION OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED LEGAL PROPERTY:

A PARCEL OF LAND CONTAINING 5,900 SQUARE FEET, MORE OR LESS, DESCRIBED AS LOTS 16 AND 17, BLOCK 1, HADLOCK GARDENS, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME 12, PAGE 20, REAL PROPERTY RECORDS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS

IN THE AMOUNT OF FORTY-TWO THOUSAND AND NO/100THS ($42,000.00) TO BE USED FOR THE CITY COUNTY HEALTH ADMINISTRATION BUILDING PHASE III PROJECT. PROJECT #: PHE0203; FUND: 60504; DEPARTMENT: 31250204; ACCOUNT: 508000. (DISTRICT 3) [DEPUTY CITY MANAGER, DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

4. BOARD APPOINTMENT: DAVID W. WYSONG TO THE AIRPORT BOARD EFFECTIVE JUNE 2, 2006

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

DAVID W. WYSONG TO THE AIRPORT BOARD EFFECTIVE JUNE 2, 2006, AS REQUESTED BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4268]

5. ENGINEERING: CHANGE ORDER NO. TWO (CONSTRUCTION CHANGE) TO JAN-CAR, INC., FOR CONTRACT NO. 2005-195, CITY COUNTY HEALTH ADMINISTRATIVE FACILITY PHASE II PROJECT, FOR AN INCREASED AMOUNT OF $195,571.30

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

6A. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2006-750 - AIRPORT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2006-750 AIRPORT

THE BUDGET TRANSFER IS NECESSARY TO COVER THE ADDITIONAL ENHANCEMENT/UPGRADES TO THE AIRFIELD GIS SYSTEM TO INCLUDE VEHICLE ''BRICKS'' WITH ASSOCIATED HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE TO PROVIDE CAPABILITY TO TRACK SPEEDS TO AVOID INCURSIONS AND A LIGHTING INSPECTION SYSTEM TO IDENTIFY THE LOCATION OF ASSETS NEEDING REPAIR. (DISTRICT 2)

INCREASE $150,000 TO FUND BALANCE TRANSFER - AIRPORT OPERATING ACCOUNT

INCREASE $150,000 TO DATA PROCESSING EQUIPMENT-AIRPORT CAPITAL OUTLAY

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

6B. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2006-766 - ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2006-766 ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

BUDGET TRANSFER WILL ESTABLISH BUDGET FOR THE PURCHASE OF FURNITURE FOR THE NEW OFFICES THAT WILL BE LOCATED AT EL PASO DRIVE FOR CODE ENFORCEMENT AND CENTRALIZED CALL CENTER. (DISTRICT 3)

DECREASE $ 13,916.29 FROM LAND IMPROVEMENTS

DECREASE $130,000.00 FROM MEDICAL/SCIENTIFIC EQUIPMENT

INCREASE $143,916.29 TO FURNITURE & FIXTURES

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
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: 3E.  RESOLUTION: City Manager be authorized to sign a First Amendment to the Professional Services Contract, passed and approved by the City Council on April 26, 2005, by and between the City of El Paso and Halff Associates, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APRROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT, PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON APRIL 26, 2005, BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND HALFF ASSOCIATES, INC., TO ALLOW FOR FURTHER DEVELOPMENT OF THE OPEN SPACE PORTION OF THE COMPREHENSIVE PARK AND RECREATION OPEN SPACE AND MASTER PLAN IN THE FORM OF A GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN AND TO REVISE THE TOTAL AMOUNT PAID NOT TO EXCEED THE AMOUNT OF $280,450.00. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4557]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Castro NO
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: 7A.  - 7B. 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.

7A. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO REGENT COMMUNICATIONS - EL PASO TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE A PORTION OF SANTA FE STREET BETWEEN FRANKLIN AVENUE AND SAN ANTONIO AVENUE; SAN FRANCISCO AVENUE (TROLLEY LANE) BETWEEN SANTA FE STREET AND EL PASO STREET; DURANGO STREET (ACCESS ROAD ABUTTING CONVENTION CENTER) BETWEEN SAN FRANCISCO AVENUE AND SAN ANTONIO AVENUE; AND MAIN DRIVE BETWEEN SANTA FE STREET AND EL PASO STREET FROM 6:00 A.M. ON FRIDAY, JUNE 30, 2006, THROUGH 6:00 A.M. ON MONDAY, JULY 3, 2006, FOR THE EL PASO DOWNTOWN STREET FESTIVAL. (FEE: $225.00, SP-06003) (DISTRICT 8)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 6, 2006, FOR ITEM 7A

7B. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 53, CINECUE PARK, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-3 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.6 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8214 TROY AVENUE. APPLICANT: CDE FRAMING AND REMODELING, LLC (REPRESENTATIVE: DAVID ESTRADA). ZON06-00036 (DISTRICT 7)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 13, 2006, FOR ITEM 7B

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

   
Item: 8A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action from the Manufacturing Cabinet of the El Paso Lyceum regarding recommendations to Council"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION FROM THE MANUFACTURING CABINET OF THE EL PASO LYCEUM REGARDING RECOMMENDATIONS TO COUNCIL ON THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:

* THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ORIGINAL VIDEO REGARDING MANUFACTURING

* ESTABLISHING A POSITION WITHIN THE CITY TO SUPPORT THE MAQUILADORA INDUSTRY

* A REGIONAL STRATEGY PLANNING PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: That the Mayor and City Council of the City of El Paso oppose President Bush's proposal and any other proposal that militarizes the border."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL PASO OPPOSE PRESIDENT BUSH'S PROPOSAL AND ANY OTHER PROPOSAL THAT MILITARIZES THE BORDER. FURTHER, BE IT RESOLVED THAT WE INSTEAD DEMAND COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
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: 9.  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: APPROVED

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 AND 05-16-06

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
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: 10.  ENGINEERING: Solicitation No: 2006-075 - EPIA Golf Course Roadway"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

SOLICITATION NO: 2006-075 EPIA GOLF COURSE ROADWAY

LOCATION: 1000 GEORGE PERRY DR.

CONTRACTOR: SOUTHWEST GROWTH, CORP.

EL PASO, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: AIRPORT

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 62620026-PAP0018-41053-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: AIRPORT REVENUE

ITEMS: BASE BID I $1,291,231.50

BASE BID II $ 219,488.75

BASE BID III $ 84,544.25

TOTAL AWARD: $1,595,264.50

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE: OCTOBER, 2006

DISTRICT(S): 2

RECOMMENDATION:

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND AIRPORT RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO SOUTHWEST GROWTH, CORP., THE 2ND LOWEST BIDDER. BASED ON THE INFORMATION RECEIVED BY THE CITY, VEMAC, L.P., THE LOWEST BIDDER, WAS FOUND NON-RESPONSIBLE DUE TO INSUFFICIENT EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISE. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REFERENCED CONTRACT AND ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS WHICH ARE NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT THE INTENT OF THIS AWARD.

WORK UNDER THE UNIT PRICE COMPONENT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED VALUE AND WILL BE ORDERED, PERFORMED, INVOICED, AND PAID BY MEASURED QUANTITY.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER MAY, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION FROM CITY COUNCIL, APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, AND DO NOT EFFECT THE UNIT PRICE 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 YES
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: 11.  FINANCIAL SERVICES BID: Solicitation No. 2006-115 - Vehicle Rental Concessionaire"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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. 2006-115 VEHICLE RENTAL CONCESSIONAIRE

RECOMMENDATION: VENDOR 1: THE HERTZ CORPORATION

PARK RIDGE, NJ

AMOUNT: $1,067,800.00 (MINIMUM ANNUAL GUARANTEE FOR THE FIRST YEAR OF THE CONTRACT)

RECOMMENDATION: VENDOR 2: AVIS RENT-A-CAR SYSTEM, LLC

PARSIPPANY, NJ

AMOUNT: $722,504.00 (MINIMUM ANNUAL GUARANTEE FOR THE FIRST YEAR OF THE CONTRACT)

RECOMMENDATION: VENDOR 3: DEVOS MOTOR CO., INC. (DBA DOLLAR RENT-A-CAR AND DBA THRIFTY CAR RENTAL

EL PASO, TX

AMOUNT: $472,086.10 (MINIMUM ANNUAL GUARANTEE OR THE FIRST YEAR OF THE CONTRACT)

RECOMMENDATION: VENDOR 4: ENTERPRISE LEASING COMPANY-WEST

ALBUQUERQUE, NM

AMOUNT: $456,980.00 (MINIMUM ANNUAL GUARANTEE FOR THE FIRST YEAR OF THE CONTRACT)

RECOMMENDATION: VENDOR 5: MIDWEST CAR CORPORATION; AN INDEPENDENT LICENSEE OF NATIONAL CAR RENTAL AND ALAMO RENT-A-CAR

KAUKAUNA, WI

AMOUNT: $403,000.00 (MINIMUM ANNUAL GUARANTEE FOR THE FIRST YEAR OF THE CONTRACT)

RECOMMENDATION: VENDOR 6: SOUTHWEST-TEX LEASING COMPANY, INC. DBA

ADVANTAGE RENT-A-CAR

SAN ANTONIO, TX

AMOUNT: $342,545.00 (MINIMUM ANNUAL GUARANTEE FOR THE FIRST YEAR OF THE CONTRACT)

RECOMMENDATION: VENDOR 7: BUDGET RENT-A-CAR OF EL PASO, INC.

EL PASO, TX

AMOUNT: $277,650.00 (MINIMUM ANNUAL GUARANTEE FOR THE FIRST YEAR OF THE CONTRACT)

DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: REVENUE CONTRACTS

FUNDING SOURCE: REVENUE CONTRACTS

1ST YEAR TOTAL $3,742,565.10 (TOTAL MINIMUM ANNUAL GUARANTEE FOR THE FIRST YEAR OF THE CONTRACT)

4 YEAR TOTAL $14,970,260.40 (MINIMUM WITH POSSIBLE INCREASES BASED ON EACH YEAR'S REVENUES)

DISTRICT (S): 3

THE DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION AND THE FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT, PURCHASING DIVISION, RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE RESPONSIVE OFFERS FROM RESPONSIBLE PARTIES. THESE ARE CONCESSION, REVENUE- GENERATING CONTRACTS.

THESE ARE CONTRACTS FOR THE OPERATION OF NONEXCLUSIVE VEHICLE RENTAL CONCESSIONS AT THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THESE CONTRACTS ARE FOR A FOUR (4) YEAR TIME PERIOD WITH THE CITY HAVING THE OPTION, EXERCISABLE IN ITS SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION, TO EXTEND THE TERM FOR AN ADDITIONAL ONE (1) YEAR PERIOD. CONTRACTS TO START JULY 1, 2006. IN THE SECOND, THIRD, AND FOURTH YEAR OF THE AGREEMENT (AND IF THE CITY IN ITS SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION EXERCISES ITS OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT FOR AN ADDITIONAL FIFTH YEAR), COMPENSATION TO THE CITY SHALL BE THE GREATER OF: 1.) TEN PERCENT (10%) OF THE TOTAL ANNUAL GROSS REVENUES; OR 2.) A MINIMUM ANNUAL GUARANTEE EQUAL TO THE GREATER OF EIGHTY-FIVE PERCENT (85%) OF THE GUARANTEED AMOUNT PAID FOR THE IMMEDIATE PRECEDING YEAR; OR 3.) ONE HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) OF THE MINIMUM ANNUAL GUARANTEE FOR THE FIRST YEAR OF THE AGREEMENT.

ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE REVIEW AND THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY RELATED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS NECESSARY DURING THE CONTRACT. [FINANCIAL SERVICES, ENRIQUE ACOSTA, JR., (915) 541-4316]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
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: 12A.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
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: 12B.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 6 (Vehicles for Hire), Chapter 6.16 (Taxicabs), of the El Paso City Code to amend the provisions relating to rate schedules"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 6 (VEHICLES FOR HIRE), CHAPTER 6.16 (TAXICABS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO RATE SCHEDULES. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4557]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
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: 12C.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting a Special Privilege to S & V Entertainment, LLC to temporarily close a portion of San Antonio Avenue between Stanton Street and Kansas Street for various street festivals"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO S & V ENTERTAINMENT, LLC TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE A PORTION OF SAN ANTONIO AVENUE BETWEEN STANTON STREET AND KANSAS STREET FOR VARIOUS STREET FESTIVALS ON THE FOLLOWING DATES: MAY 27, 2006; JUNE 3, 10, 17, AND 24, 2006; JULY 1, 8, 15, 22, AND 29, 2006; SEPTEMBER 16, 2006; OCTOBER 31, 2006; AND DECEMBER 31, 2006. (FEE: $650.00, SP-06005) (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
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: 12D.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 19 (Subdivisions), Chapter 19.04 (General Provisions), of the El Paso City Code"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS), CHAPTER 19.04 (GENERAL PROVISIONS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY AMENDING SUBSECTION 19.04.170.A (MODIFICATIONS OF CONDITIONS) IN ORDER TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY AND SCOPE OF THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION IN GRANTING MODIFICATIONS TO THE SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS OF TITLE 19; AND AMENDING SUBSECTION 19.04.170.C (MODIFICATIONS OF CONDITIONS) IN ORDER TO ALLOW A REQUEST FOR MODIFICATION TO BE SUBMITTED AT ANY TIME PRIOR TO THE RECORDING OF THE PLAT. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 19.04.190 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT AND 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 YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12E.  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: ADOPTED

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] POSTPONED FROM 05-16-06

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
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: 12F.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 19 (Subdivisions) of the El Paso City Code "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: NOT APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY AMENDING CHAPTER 19.12 (PARKLAND DEDICATION) BY ADDING SUBSECTION 19.12.030A.3 (PARKLAND CALCULATION) IN ORDER TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR THE DEDICATION OF PARKLAND REQUIRED TO BE DEEDED TO THE CITY FOR MULTI-FAMILY DEVELOPMENTS OF TEN OR LESS UNITS; AMENDING SECTION 19.12.090 (BONUS REDUCTIONS FOR RECREATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS) IN ORDER TO ALLOW FOR UP TO A ONE HUNDRED PERCENT BONUS REDUCTION FOR PRIVATE AMENITIES PROVIDED WITHIN MULTI-FAMILY DEVELOPMENT AND OPEN SPACE AMENITIES IN GENERAL; AMENDING SUBSECTION 19.12.090.B (BONUS REDUCTIONS FOR RECREATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS) TO REVISE THE CALCULATION FORMULA; AND AMENDING SUBSECTION 19.12.100.B.1 (FEE IN LIEU OF PARKLAND DEDICATION) IN ORDER TO REVISE THE TIME AT WHICH FEES IN LIEU OF PARKLAND DEDICATION ARE CALCULATED FOR CERTAIN APPLICATIONS AND DECREASE THE PARK FEE TO BE PAID TO THE CITY IN LIEU OF PARKLAND DEDICATION. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 19.04.190 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano NO
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: EX1.  Jesus Luna vs. Lt. Lisa Gailey, et. al.; Cause No. EP-06-CA-0067-FM (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE O’ROURKE, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT PLAINTIFF’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED JESUS LUNA V. LT. GAILEY, ET. AL., CAUSE NO. EP-06-CA-0067-FM.

JESUS LUNA VS. LT. LISA GAILEY, ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. EP-06-CA-0067-FM (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano NO
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.  Jacob Telles vs. The City of El Paso, et. al.; Cause No. EP-03-CA-0528KC (551.071)"
   
 

NO ACTION TAKEN

JACOB TELLES VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. EP-03-CA-0528KC (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro 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.  Discussion and action on lifting the Order of Eminent Domain from the AB Fall Mansion home, 1725 Arizona Avenue, for a period of ninety (90) days by Representative Jose Alexandro Lozano. (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND CARRIED TO DELETE DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON LIFTING THE ORDER OF EMINENT DOMAIN FROM THE AB FALL MANSION HOME, 1725 ARIZONA AVENUE, FOR A PERIOD OF NINETY (90) DAYS BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO. (551.071)

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON LIFTING THE ORDER OF EMINENT DOMAIN FROM THE AB FALL MANSION HOME, 1725 ARIZONA AVENUE, FOR A PERIOD OF NINETY (90) DAYS BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO. (551.071) [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
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: EX4.  Discussion and action on requesting the City Attorney to dismiss the lawsuit filed for Eminent Domain regarding the AB Fall Mansion home, 1725 Arizona Avenue, for a period of ninety (90) days by Representative Jose Alexandro Lozano. (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND CARRIED TO DELETE DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON REQUESTING THE CITY ATTORNEY TO DISMISS THE LAWSUIT FILED FOR EMINENT DOMAIN REGARDING THE AB FALL MANSION HOME, 1725 ARIZONA AVENUE, FOR A PERIOD OF NINETY (90) DAYS BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO. (551.071)

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON REQUESTING THE CITY ATTORNEY TO DISMISS THE LAWSUIT FILED FOR EMINENT DOMAIN REGARDING THE AB FALL MANSION HOME, 1725 ARIZONA AVENUE, FOR A PERIOD OF NINETY (90) DAYS BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO. (551.071) [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
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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