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Agenda: City Council Meeting
Date: 6/13/2006
 
   
Item:   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

"11B. MAYOR AND COUNCIL: DISCUSSION AND ACTION PURSUANT TO CITY CHARTER SECTION 4.3, MAYOR PRO TEMPORE."

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION PURSUANT TO CITY CHARTER SECTION 4.3, MAYOR PRO TEMPORE. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4268]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: **NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGEND  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

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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 JUNE 6, 2006, AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 5, 2006.

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO AND WEST MUTUALLY AGREE TO THE TERMINATION OF THE ORDER FORM AND RELATED DOCUMENTS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO AND WEST MUTUALLY AGREE TO THE TERMINATION OF THE ORDER FORM AND RELATED DOCUMENTS ORIGINALLY EXECUTED PURSUANT TO THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION DATED OCTOBER 11, 2005; AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A NEW ORDER FORM AND ANY RELATED MATERIALS BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND WEST FOR THE PROVISION OF LEGAL RESEARCH PRODUCTS, INCLUDING BOTH INTERNET AND PRINT RESOURCES; THE ORDER FORM SHALL BE FOR A PERIOD OF THREE (3) YEARS AND SHALL INCLUDE UPDATES AND CONTINUING SERVICES FOR ALL INTERNET AND PRINT MATERIALS. THE COST FOR THESE SERVICES WILL AMOUNT TO APPROXIMATELY $3,200.00 PER MONTH. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, RAYMOND TELLES, (915) 541 4986]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL APPROVES THE FOLLOWING PRIORITIES AND LOCATIONS UNDER THE ''OPEN SPACE ENHANCEMENTS''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL APPROVES THE FOLLOWING PRIORITIES AND LOCATIONS UNDER THE ''OPEN SPACE ENHANCEMENTS'' (DISTRICT 2) PROJECT AS REQUIRED BY PROPOSITION NO. 3 OF THE FEBRUARY 7, 2004, GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND ELECTION:

1. VAN BUREN DAM, SOUTHEAST INTERSECTION OF ALABAMA STREET AND HARRISON STREET - $450,000.

2. DRAINAGE AREAS AT LOUISIANA STREET BETWEEN SACRAMENTO STREET AND MOBILE STREET; BETWEEN MOBILE STREET AND NASHVILLE STREET; AND SOUTHEAST INTERSECTION OF LOUISIANA AND NASHVILLE - $296,000.

PROJECT: PBE04ST124; FUND: 29139; DEPARTMENT: 14200403; ACCOUNT: 508027. (DISTRICT 2) [DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR A PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 12, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS, UNIT 8 REPLAT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR A PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 12, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS, UNIT 8 REPLAT, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO PROVIDE ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO 8730 BOEING DRIVE (EL PASO SUN PARK LTD.) FOR AND IN CONSIDERATION THE CITY WILL RECEIVE THE SUM OF ONE DOLLAR. (DISTRICT 2) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, RICK CONNER, (915) 541-4423]

"3D. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR A PORTION OF LOT 10, BLOCK 1, FARAH SUBDIVISION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO PROVIDE ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO FACILITIES LOCATED AT 9300 VISCOUNT WITHIN THE SAN MATEO APARTMENTS FOR AND IN CONSIDERATION THE CITY WILL RECEIVE THE SUM OF ONE DOLLAR. (DISTRICT 3)

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

"3E. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RICHARD G. CAMPOS, JR."

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RICHARD G. CAMPOS, JR., TO EMPLOY RICHARD G. CAMPOS, JR., AS A SENIOR PROGRAMMER ANALYST FOR THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $2,307.69. THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF THE CONTRACT SHALL NOT EXCEED $60,000.00 PLUS BENEFITS. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF JUNE 23, 2006, THROUGH JUNE 22, 2007. FUND SOURCE: 39010351-501000-01101. [FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, WILLIAM STUDER, (915) 541-4011]

3F. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO (THE ''CITY'') BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THAT CERTAIN ATM LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR EL PASO EMPLOYEES FEDERAL CREDIT UNION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO (THE ''CITY'') BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THAT CERTAIN ATM LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR EL PASO EMPLOYEES FEDERAL CREDIT UNION ENTERED INTO BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE EL PASO EMPLOYEES FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, ADOPTED ON OCTOBER 11, 2005, TO CHANGE THE INSTALLATION OF TWO AUTOMATIC TELLER MACHINES FROM AN OUTDOOR LOCATION TO AN INDOOR LOCATION AND DECREASE THEIR RESPECTIVE ANNUAL LICENSE FEES FROM ONE THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED DOLLARS ($1,400.00) TO THREE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($300.00). (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4315]

"4A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: JAMES (JIM) WELSHIMER TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

JAMES (JIM) WELSHIMER TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE BY MAYOR JOHN COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"4B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: ROGER K. CURIE TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

ROGER K. CURIE TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., DISTRICT 5.

[REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541 4189]

"4C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: BARBARA R. ESPARZA TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

BARBARA R. ESPARZA TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

"5. BOARD APPOINTMENT: FELIPE J. LUNA TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

FELIPE J. LUNA TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4268]

6. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUNDS:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

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

(SEE ATTACHMENT A)

TAX REFUNDS

JUNE 13, 2006

A. ELIAS & MA. HEBERTH SALINAS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,711.07 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #C167-999-0040-0100).

B. CHASE HOME FINANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,726.51 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #C398-999-0010-1000).

C. CHASE HOME FINANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,887.85 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES.

(PID #H788-002-0150-0070).

D. COUNTRYWIDE TAX SERVICES CORP. IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,584.44 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #H801-999-0070-0900).

E. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,179.98 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #P133-999-0040-8200).

F. IRWIN MORTGAGE CORP. IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,721.78 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES.

(PID #P863-999-0290-0200).

G. EL PASO BS COMPANY, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,737.76 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #T188-999-0010-8900).

H. EL PASO BS COMPANY, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,707.04 OVERPAYMENT OF 2003 TAXES.

(PID #T188-999-0010-8900).

I. EL PASO BS COMPANY, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,812.04 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES.

(PID #T188-999-0010-8900).

J. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,504.96 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #T287-999-0160-2200).

K. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICES, L.L.C. IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,247.96 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #U823-999-0040-1400).

L. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICES, L.L.C. IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,245.43 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #U823-999-0040-1400).

M. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,890.68 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #V655-999-0200-0100).

N. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,342.97 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #T211-999-0000-1000).

O. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,088.00 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #H801-999-0070-1000)

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

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

POSTPONED FROM 06-06-06

"7B. PURCHASE ORDER: DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER(S) TO THE REVENUE MARKETS, INC. (TRMI)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER(S) TO THE REVENUE MARKETS, INC. (TRMI) IN THE AMOUNT OF $226,655.44 FOR UPGRADING AND ENHANCING THE TOLL COLLECTION SYSTEM TO INCLUDE SYSTEM MODIFICATIONS TO ACCOMMODATE THE FOUR LANE INCREASED LANE COUNT, VEHICLE AND PEDESTRIAN LANE EQUIPMENT, AND A WEB-BASED PLAZA ADMINISTRATOR/REPORTS APPLICATION. TRMI IS THE SOLE PROVIDER FOR APPLICATION SOFTWARE AND CUSTOMIZED RELATED EQUIPMENT FOR THE CURRENT TOLL COLLECTION SYSTEM FOR THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES.

ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT STAFF BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE, LEGAL TO REVIEW, AND THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY AND ALL ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS AND/OR AGREEMENTS AS NECESSARY. [FINANCIAL SERVICES, BARBARA CRUMLEY, (915) 541-4315]

DEPARTMENT: STREET

FUNDING SOURCES: 508004-43001-32000082-PPWBR03006,

SIB LOAN/CAPITAL PROJECTS, AUTO TOLL COLLECTION SYSTEM $57,750.00

508010-43005-32000080-PBR0001, 1989 REVENUE BOND

PROJECTS, ZARAGOSA POE WEIGHT AND MOTION SCALES $168,905.44

AMOUNT OF AWARD: $226,655.44

DISTRICT(S): 6 AND 8

SOLE SOURCE CONTRACT NO: 2006-144

"8A. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-225 TRAFFIC PAINT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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. 2005-225 TRAFFIC PAINT

AWARD TO: PERVO PAINT COMPANY

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

ITEM(S): GROUP I - ALL ITEMS AND GROUP II - ALL ITEMS

AMOUNT: $113,790.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: STREET

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 01101-32000-32010287-503122

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL FUND-MAINTENANCE SUPPLIES/PARTS

TOTAL AWARD: $341,370.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

THE STREET DEPARTMENT AND FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDS AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE BEST-VALUE OFFEROR MEETING SPECIFICATIONS.

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT FOR THE PURCHASE OF TRAFFIC PAINT. THE VENDOR DOES NOT OFFER A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT. [FINANCIAL SERVICES, PAUL M. CARSON, (915) 541-4234]

"8B. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO. 2006-096 JANITORIAL SERVICES - MUNICIPAL SERVICE CENTER/CORRALS TOTAL CLEANING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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 UNDER ITS BEST-VALUE CRITERION TO THE ABOVE-LISTED RESPONSIVE VENDOR.

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]

"9A. BID: SOLICITATION NO.2006-099 - RESLER CANYON EROSION CONTROL IMPROVEMENTS

ACTION TAKEN: TO REJECT ALL BIDS

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. 2006-099 - RESLER CANYON EROSION CONTROL IMPROVEMENTS

LOCATION: ALTO MESA DR., PIZZARO DR., AND MARCENA ST.

CONTRACTOR: CK CONSTRUCTION INC. IN JOINT VENTURE WITH SPARTAN CONST.

EL PASO, TX

DEPARTMENT: N/A

FUNDS AVAILABLE: PFC06001/60600/31260001

FUNDING SOURCE: FY 2003 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

ITEMS: LOCATION 1: ALTO MESA DR. & MESA ST. $197,650.00

LOCATION 2: PARKING AREA AT 200 ALTO MESA DR. $ 56,200.00

LOCATION 3: 300 ALTO MESA DR. $ 16,200.00

LOCATION 5: PIZARRO DR. $ 51,891.00

LOCATION 6: MARCENA ST. $ 25,850.00

MAXIMUM TOTAL AWARD: $347,791.00

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE: JULY 2006

DISTRICT(S): 8

THE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, IN CONSULTATION WITH FRONTERA LAND ALLIANCE, RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF CONTRACT NO. 2006-099, RESLER CANYON EROSION CONTROL IMPROVEMENTS, TO CK CONSTRUCTION, INC. IN JOINT VENTURE WITH SPARTAN CONSTRUCTION, THE LOW, RESPONSIBLE, RESPONSIVE BIDDER. THIS UNIT-PRICED CONTRACT IS FOR THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $347,791.00. THE RESLER CANYON EROSION CONTROL IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT WAS CREATED AND FUNDED AS A RESULT OF A LEGAL AGREEMENT AS DOCUMENTED BY A LETTER OF UNDERSTANDING, DATED DECEMBER 20, 2005, WHEREIN THE CITY AGREED TO PAY $347,750.00 FOR REPAIR MAINTENANCE AND/OR STABILIZATION PROJECTS LOCATED IN OR APPURTENANT TO RESLER CANYON. COUNCIL APPROVES AN ADDITIONAL FUNDING OF $291.00.

WORK UNDER THE UNIT PRICE COMPONENT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED VALUE AND WILL BE ORDERED, PERFORMED, INVOICED, AND PAID BY MEASURED QUANTITY. THE ACTUAL COST OF THE UNIT PRICE COMPONENT WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL OF UNIT PRICES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT PAID UNDER THIS CONTRACT EXCEED $347,791.00 WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION OF CITY COUNCIL.

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

"9B. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2006-069 LIBRARY SHELVING AND FURNITURE FOR EASTSIDE

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. 2006-069 LIBRARY SHELVING AND FURNITURE FOR EASTSIDE

REGIONAL LIBRARY

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: LIBRA-TECH CORPORATION

ARGYLE, TEXAS

ITEMS: GROUP II, #2: QTY 1 @ $1,279.50/EACH

GROUP II, #3: QTY 1 @ $841.22/EACH

GROUP II, #4A: QTY 3 @ $835.51/EACH

GROUP II, #4B: QTY 2 @ $966.31/EACH

GROUP II, #5: QTY 6 @ $245.71/EACH

GROUP II, #6 QTY 13 @ $302.38/EACH

GROUP II, #7A: QTY 12 @ $252.50/EACH

GROUP II, #7B: QTY 8 @ $228.72/EACH

GROUP II, #14: QTY 2 @ $2,714.74/EACH

AMOUNT: $22,254.31

VENDOR 2: EL PASO AUTOMATED OFFICE & INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: GROUP II, #8A: QTY 5 @ $879.00/EACH

GROUP II, #8B: QTY 1 @ $899.00/EACH

GROUP II, #9A: QTY 4 @ $879.00/EACH

GROUP II, #9B: QTY 2 @ $899.00/EACH

GROUP II, #23: QTY 1 @ $2,980.00/EACH

AMOUNT: $13,588.00

VENDOR 3: RIO GRANDE BPSI

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: GROUP II, #28: QTY 55 @ $337.64/EACH

GROUP II, #29: QTY 11 @ $406.64/EACH

GROUP II, #30: QTY 8 @ $406.64/EACH

GROUP II, #31: QTY 2 @ $569.94/EACH

GROUP II, #32: QTY 6 @ $618.54/EACH

GROUP II, #33: QTY 6 @ $345.92/EACH

GROUP II, #34: QTY 12 @ $113.28/EACH

GROUP II, #35A: QTY 100 @ 113.28/EACH

GROUP II, #35B: QTY 6 @ $189.12/EACH

AMOUNT: $47,045.08

THE LIBRARY AND FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE OFFERORS MEETING SPECIFICATIONS FROM RESPONSIBLE PARTIES.

AWARD FOR GROUP I, LIBRARY SHELVING, WAS APPROVED BY COUNCIL ON MAY 2, 2006. OFFERS FOR GROUP II, FURNITURE, WERE STILL UNDER REVIEW AT THAT TIME. THIS AWARD IS FOR GROUP II, FURNITURE.

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE TO PURCHASE LIBRARY FURNITURE. VENDOR NO. 1 OFFERS OPTIONS TO PURCHASE UP TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT QUANTITIES AT THE SAME UNIT PRICES 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. VENDOR NO. 2 OFFERS NO OPTION TO PURCHASE ADDITIONAL QUANTITIES; AND VENDOR NO. 3 OFFERS AN OPTION TO PURCHASE UP TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT QUANTITIES AT THE SAME UNIT PRICES IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY (180) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT. NO PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNTS ARE OFFERED.

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

DEPARTMENT: LIBRARY

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 31130562-508009-60003-PPW0056005YR2

FUNDING SOURCE: FURNITURE AND FIXTURES, LIBRARY FACILITY 01 ISSUE CP,

EASTSIDE REGIONAL LIBRARY

TOTAL AWARD: $82,887.39

DISTRICT (S): 5

   
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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10A.  INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: NOT APPROVED

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 AMENDING SECTION 3 OF ORDINANCE NO. 16086, THE ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING DEADLINES AND PROCEDURES FOR PLACING MATTERS ON THE AGENDA FOR CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS, TO ALLOW CITIZENS TO DIRECTLY PLACE ITEMS ON THE CITY COUNCIL AGENDA. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 27, 2006 FOR ITEM 10A

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

   
Item: 10B.  INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE 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.

10B. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 6H, BLOCK 9, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-2 (RESIDENTIAL), AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: ADA LANE AND VALLEY ROAD. APPLICANT: ENRIQUE ESCOBAR. ZON06-00038 (DISTRICT 1)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JULY 5, 2006 FOR ITEM 10B

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 NO
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item:   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

"11A. MAYOR AND COUNCIL: DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO, IN LIGHT OF INCREASED VALUATIONS FOR NEXT, INCREASE THE TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE ELDERLY AND DISABLED AN ADDITIONAL $20,000 BY YEAR 2007"

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO, IN LIGHT OF INCREASED VALUATIONS FOR NEXT, INCREASE THE TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE ELDERLY AND DISABLED AN ADDITIONAL $20,000 BY YEAR 2007. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

POSTPONED FROM 02-21-06

   
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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11D.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to rule out eminent domain for private development from the downtown plan."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: NOT APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO RULE OUT EMINENT DOMAIN FOR PRIVATE DEVELOPMENT FROM THE DOWNTOWN PLAN. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11F.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to amend the rules of order and allow placement of agenda items by citizens.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: NOT APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO AMEND THE RULES OF ORDER AND ALLOW PLACEMENT OF AGENDA ITEMS BY CITIZENS. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12.  BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2006-841 GENERAL SERVICES"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2006-841 GENERAL SERVICES

APPROPRIATION INCREASE REQUESTED TO COVER FUEL EXPENDITURES FOR FY2006 DUE TO HIGH FUEL PRICES. (ALL DISTRICTS)

INCREASE $2,000,000 TO FUEL INVENTORY PURCHASE

INCREASE $2,000,000 TO FUEL/LUBRICANT CHARGE

   
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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 13.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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). ZON06-00036 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED

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]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 14.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.44 (Stopping, Standing, and Parking Generally)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.44 (STOPPING, STANDING, AND PARKING GENERALLY), SECTION 12.44.170 (PARKING ON CITY-OWNED PROPERTY), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE REVISING THE REFERENCE TO APPLICABLE STATE STATUES FOR PARKING FEE EXEMPTIONS FOR VETERANS WITH CERTAIN REGISTERED LICENSE PLATES. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 12.84 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 15.  PUBLIC HEARING - PARKS AND RECREATION: An Ordinance authorizing the conveyance of lot 19, block 30, Tierra Del Este unit four, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF LOT 19, BLOCK 30, TIERRA DEL ESTE UNIT FOUR, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 5)

[PARKS AND RECREATION, NORMAN C. MERRIFIELD, (915) 564-7310]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX1.  Mark James Bittakis vs. City of El Paso, et. al.; Cause No. EP-05-CV-402-FM. (551.071). "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE O’ROURKE, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT PLAINTIFF’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE LAWSUIT ENTITLED MARK JAMES BITTAKIS V. CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL, CAUSE NO. EP-05-CV-402, FILED IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS.

MARK JAMES BITTAKIS VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. EP-05-CV-402-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 YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX2.  Hector Montes vs. City of El Paso, et. al.; Cause No. 2004-3729. (551.071)."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE O’ROURKE, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO POSTPONE ONE (1) WEEK HECTOR MONTES VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. 2004-3729. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN, (915) 541-4550]

HECTOR MONTES VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. 2004-3729. (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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11E.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to make operational wheelchair lifts and safe wheelchair transportation a higher priority at Sun Metro."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO MAKE OPERATIONAL WHEELCHAIR LIFTS AND SAFE WHEELCHAIR TRANSPORTATION A HIGHER PRIORITY AT SUN METRO.

[REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE


 
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