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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 6/6/2006
 
   
Item: "NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA"
   
 

ALL MATTERS LISTED UNDER THE CONSENT 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 30, 2006, AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES OF MAY 23, 2006.

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF SUBLEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), CUTTER AVIATION EL PASO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (''LESSEE''), AND BORDER AVIATION (''SUBLESSEE'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF SUBLEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), CUTTER AVIATION EL PASO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (''LESSEE''), AND BORDER AVIATION (''SUBLESSEE'') REGARDING A PORTION OF THE PREMISES LOCATED AT 1771 SHUTTLE COLUMBIA DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF SUBLEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), CUTTER AVIATION EL PASO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (''LESSEE''), AND MED FLIGHT AIR AMBULANCE, INC. (''SUBLESSEE'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF SUBLEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), CUTTER AVIATION EL PASO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (''LESSEE''), AND MED FLIGHT AIR AMBULANCE, INC. (''SUBLESSEE'') REGARDING A PORTION OF THE PREMISES LOCATED AT 1771 SHUTTLE COLUMBIA DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF SUBLEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), CUTTER AVIATION EL PASO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (''LESSEE''), AND VOLARE AIR CHARTER CO. (''SUBLESSEE'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

"4. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: ANNA DUENEZ TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ANNA DUENEZ TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

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

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO USE DISCRETIONARY FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED NINETY-EIGHT DOLLARS ($1,598.00) TO INSTALL A STREET LIGHT AT THE LOCATION BETWEEN 126 AND 130 GLENWOOD STREET AS AUTHORIZED BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF SUBLEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), CUTTER AVIATION EL PASO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (''LESSEE''), AND VOLARE AIR CHARTER CO. (''SUBLESSEE'') REGARDING A PORTION OF THE PREMISES LOCATED AT 1771 SHUTTLE COLUMBIA DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"6. FINANCIAL SERVICES: REQUEST APPROVAL FOR THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES TO REJECT THE BIDS SUBMITTED FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2006-087

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST APPROVAL FOR THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES TO REJECT THE BIDS SUBMITTED FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2006-087, CARD ACTIVATED SECURITY GATES AND CONTROL SYSTEM FOR MUNICIPAL SERVICE CENTER FOR THE GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT. FINANCIAL SERVICES AND THE GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND REJECTING ALL BIDS. THIS REQUIREMENT WILL BE REVIEWED AND EVALUATED TO DETERMINE IF A RE-BID WITH REVISED SPECIFICATIONS IS NECESSARY OR IF UPGRADING AND EXPANDING THE EXISTING SYSTEM UTILIZED BY THE POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL MEET THE REQUIREMENTS. (DISTRICT 7)

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

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

7. PURCHASE ORDER: THAT THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO MEDTRONIC EMERGENCY RESPONSE SYSTEMS, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED

REQUEST THAT THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO MEDTRONIC EMERGENCY RESPONSE SYSTEMS, INC. MEDTRONIC EMERGENCY RESPONSE SYSTEMS, INC. IS THE AUTHORIZED TECHNICAL SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE PROVIDING MANUFACTURER AUTHORIZED MAINTENANCE. MEDTRONIC EMERGENCY RESPONSE SYSTEMS, INC. IS THE SOLE PROVIDER FOR LIFEPAK DEFIBRILLATORS PRODUCTS, ITS PARTS, ACCESSORIES, REPAIRS, AND SERVICES. AWARD AMOUNT IS $89,977.84/YEAR.

ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT STAFF BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE, LEGAL TO REVIEW, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY AND ALL ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS AS NECESSARY. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, RAY HEREDIA, (915) 541-4316]

TOTAL AWARD AMOUNT: $359,911.36

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 22010319-01011-502229

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL FUNDS SCBA & LOGISTIC, OFFICE EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS

DEPARTMENT: FIRE

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 8A.  - 8L. 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.

8A. AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING ALL OF TRACTS 2B AND 2B2, SECTION 46, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS & PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS. [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, RUDY VALDEZ, (915) 541-4635]

8B. AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING ALL OF TRACT 1B, SECTION 26, TRACT 11C2, SECTION 34, TRACT 4, SECTION 35, AND A PORTION OF SECTION 27, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS & PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, AND A PORTION OF MONTANA AVENUE (HIGHWAY 62) RIGHT-OF-WAY, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS. [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, RUDY VALDEZ, (915) 541-4635]

8C. AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING A PORTION OF SECTION 16, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 3, TEXAS & PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS. [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, RUDY VALDEZ, (915) 541-4635]

8D. AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING A PORTION OF TRACT 2, SECTION 34, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS & PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS. [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, RUDY VALDEZ, (915) 541-4635]

8E. AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING A PORTION OF SECTIONS 35, 37, 38, 39, 46, AND 47, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS & PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, AND A PORTION OF ZARAGOZA ROAD (FM 659) RIGHT-OF-WAY EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS. [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, RUDY VALDEZ, (915) 541 4635]

8F. AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING A PORTION OF SECTION 45 AND 46, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS & PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS. [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, RUDY VALDEZ, (915) 541-4635]

8G. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.52 (S-D SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY AMENDING SUBSECTION 20.52.165 B. (YARD STANDARDS) TO ALLOW AN APPLICANT TO REDUCE THE MINIMUM YARD STANDARDS OF SUBSECTION 20.52.165 A. FOR ALL PERMITTED USES IN THE S-D (SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT) DISTRICT BY SUBMITTING A DETAILED SITE DEVELOPMENT PLAN IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 20.04.150 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 20, 2006, FOR ITEMS 8A - 8G

8H. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 5, SECTION 44, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM Q/SC (QUARRY/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO R-3A/SPECIAL CONTRACT (RESIDENTIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. APPLICANT: CAREFREE LAND COMPANY. ZON06-00021 (DISTRICT 5) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

8I. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON06-00015 TO ALLOW FOR A PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT ON A PORTION OF TRACT 5, SECTION 44, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD SURVEYS AND REPLAT OF LOTS 28-35, BLOCK 1, THE ESTATES AT LOS PASEOS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.12.040 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. APPLICANT: CAREFREE LAND COMPANY. ZON06-00015 (DISTRICT 5) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541 4930]

8J. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF TRACT 1B, SECTION 26, A PORTION OF TRACT 11C2, SECTION 34, A PORTION OF TRACT 4, SECTION 35, AND A PORTION OF SECTION 27, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL); PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF TRACT 1B, SECTION 26, A PORTION OF TRACT 11C2, SECTION 34, A PORTION OF TRACT 4, SECTION 35, AND A PORTION OF SECTION 27, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL); PARCEL 3: A PORTION OF TRACT 1B, SECTION 26, A PORTION OF TRACT 11C2, SECTION 34, A PORTION OF TRACT 4, SECTION 35, AND A PORTION OF SECTION 27, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS; EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL); PARCEL 4: A PORTION OF TRACT 1B, SECTION 26, A PORTION OF TRACT 11C2, SECTION 34, A PORTION OF TRACT 4, SECTION 35, AND A PORTION OF SECTION 27, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS; PARCEL 5: A PORTION OF TRACT 1B, SECTION 26, A PORTION OF TRACT 11C2, SECTION 34, A PORTION OF TRACT 4, SECTION 35, AND A PORTION OF SECTION 27, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO PR-1 (PLANNED RESIDENTIAL 1); PARCEL 6: A PORTION OF TRACT 1B, SECTION 26, A PORTION OF TRACT 11C2, SECTION 34, A PORTION OF TRACT 4, SECTION 35, AND A PORTION OF SECTION 27, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, 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. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF MONTANA AVENUE AND EAST OF LOOP 375. APPLICANT: EAST MONTANA JOINT VENTURE. ZON06-00049

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

8K. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF SECTION 16, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 3, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-3A (RESIDENTIAL); PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF SECTION 16, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 3, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO A-2 (APARTMENT); AND PARCEL 3: A PORTION OF SECTION 16, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 3, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-3 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF JOE BATTLE BLVD. AND SOUTH OF VISTA DEL SOL DRIVE. APPLICANT: CAREFREE LAND COMPANY. ZON06-00051 [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4925]

8L. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF SECTIONS 35, 26, 27, 38, 39, 46, AND 47, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL); PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF SECTIONS 35, 26, 27, 38, 39, 46, AND 47, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, 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 3: A PORTION OF SECTIONS 35, 26, 27, 38, 39, 46, AND 47, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS; PARCEL 4: A PORTION OF SECTIONS 35, 26, 27, 38, 39, 46, AND 47, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL); PARCEL 5: A PORTION OF SECTIONS 35, 26, 27, 38, 39, 46, AND 47, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS; PARCEL 6: A PORTION OF SECTIONS 35, 26, 27, 38, 39, 46, AND 47, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS; PARCEL 7: A PORTION OF SECTIONS 35, 26, 27, 38, 39, 46, AND 47, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO A-2 (APARTMENT); PARCEL 8: A PORTION OF SECTIONS 35, 26, 27, 38, 39, 46, AND 47, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL); PARCEL 9: A PORTION OF SECTIONS 35, 26, 27, 38, 39, 46, AND 47, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, 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 10: A PORTION OF SECTIONS 35, 26, 27, 38, 39, 46, AND 47, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, 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. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: ZARAGOZA ROAD AND PEBBLE HILLS BLVD. APPLICANT: RANCHOS REAL IV, LTD. ZON06-00052

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 27, 2006, FOR ITEMS 8H - 8L

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: 9C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute the Mayor's Certificate and the General Certificate of the City of El Paso in connection with the El Paso Housing Finance Corporation Multifamily Housing Revenue Bon  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE THE MAYOR'S CERTIFICATE AND THE GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF THE CITY OF EL PASO IN CONNECTION WITH THE EL PASO HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION MULTIFAMILY HOUSING REVENUE BONDS (AMBERWOOD PROJECT) SERIES 2006. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]IN CONNECTION WITH THE EL PASO HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION MULTIFAMILY HOUSING REVENUE BONDS (AMBERWOOD PROJECT) SERIES 2006. [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 ABSTAIN
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11B.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An ordinance granting a Special Privilege to Regent Communications"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

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

   
Item: 11C.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting a Lease and a Special Privilege to Ethicon Endo Surgery, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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] POSTPONED FROM 05 30 06

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

   
Item: EX1.  Ernesto Casas vs. The City of El Paso; Cause No. EP-06-CA-0101-PRM (551.071). "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE O’ROURKE, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT PLAINTIFF’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED ERNESTO CASAS V. THE CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. EP-06-CA-0101-PRM

ERNESTO CASAS VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. EP-06-CA-0101-PRM (551.071). [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JOHN L. ANDERSON (915) 541-4550]

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

   
Item: EX2.  The International Commercial Bank of China, Los Angeles Branch v. Mediacopy Texas, Inc., et. al.; Cause No. 2005-1987 (551.071)."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE O’ROURKE, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA, LOS ANGELES BRANCH V. MEDIACOPY TEXAS, INC., ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. 2005-1987.

THE INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA, LOS ANGELES BRANCH V. MEDIACOPY TEXAS, INC., ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. 2005-1987 (551.071). [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JOHN L. ANDERSON (915) 541 4550]

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

   
Item: EX3.  Continental AFA Dispensing Co., Our File No. 06-C-089. (551.071)."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE O’ROURKE, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO AUTHORIZES THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO A SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT WITH CONTINENTAL AFA DISPENSING COMPANY REGARDING CLAIM NO. 06-C-089; AND THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE IS AUTHORIZED TO TAKE ANY AND ALL ACTION NECESSARY TO PROTECT THE CITY’S INTERESTS, BOTH AFFIRMATIVE AND DEFENSIVE, INCLUDING THE PURSUIT OF ALL REMEDIES APPLICABLE TO SUCH CLAIM AND TO ENFORCE AND ADDRESS THE CITY’S POSITION REGARDING THIS OR RELATED MATTERS.

THIS MOTION IS INTENDED TO GRANT BROAD AUTHORITY TO THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE TO TAKE ANY ACTION NECESSARY TO ADDRESS THESE MATTERS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE INITIATION OF AND RESPONSE TO, LITIGATION, COMPLAINTS, AND ANY OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE OR JUDICIAL PROCEEDING OR PROCESS, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE CITY MANAGER.


CONTINENTAL AFA DISPENSING CO., OUR FILE NO. 06-C-089. (551.071). [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, LAURA P. GORDON, (915) 541-4550]

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


 
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