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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 7/11/2006
 
   
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 JULY 5, 2006, AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS OF JUNE 30, 2006, AND JULY 5, 2006.

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

"3A. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE CONCESSION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND 24-HOUR FLOWER, INC. (''CONCESSIONAIRE'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE CONCESSION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND 24-HOUR FLOWER, INC. (''CONCESSIONAIRE'') TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT. CONCESSIONAIRE WILL PROVIDE THE CONTINUED OPERATION OF A SELF-DISPENSING, REFRIGERATED KIOSK TO SELL FLOWERS ON THE GROUND FLOOR OF THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2011. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

3B. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE LA PLACITA LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND PASEO DEL SOL DBA GALERIA DEL SOL (''LESSEE'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE LA PLACITA LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND PASEO DEL SOL DBA GALERIA DEL SOL (''LESSEE'') TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE LEASE AGREEMENT AN ADDITIONAL FIVE (5) YEARS AND ONE (1) MONTH, TO EXPIRE ON DECEMBER 31, 2011. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3C. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE LA PLACITA LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND PASEO DEL SOL DBA LA ZIA (''LESSEE'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE LA PLACITA LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND PASEO DEL SOL DBA LA ZIA (''LESSEE'') TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE LEASE AGREEMENT AN ADDITIONAL FIVE (5) YEARS, TO EXPIRE ON DECEMBER 31, 2011. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

3D. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE DIRECTED TO PROCESS AN AMENDMENT TO THE 2006-2007 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN, CONSISTENT WITH EL PASO CITIZEN PARTICIPATION PLAN REQUIREMENTS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE DIRECTED TO PROCESS AN AMENDMENT TO THE 2006-2007 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN, CONSISTENT WITH EL PASO CITIZEN PARTICIPATION PLAN REQUIREMENTS, TO PROVIDE CDBG MATCH FUNDING FOR AN INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNTS PROGRAM BY AND THROUGH EL PASO AFFORDABLE HOUSING, A TEXAS NON-PROFIT CORPORATION, AND TO RETURN TO COUNCIL WITH AN APPROPRIATE RECOMMENDATION REGARDING FEASIBILITY, PROPERLY COMMENTED ON BY THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, NATHALIE PRISE, (915) 541-4643]

3E. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND BISSELL ENTERPRISES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND BISSELL ENTERPRISES, A TEXAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, GRANTING PERMISSION TO BISSELL ENTERPRISES TO ENTER ONTO A PORTION OF LOT 5, BLOCK 3, HUECO VIEW ACRES, TO DEMOLISH AN IDENTIFIED PORTION OF AN EXISTING BUILDING LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY'S RIGHT-OF-WAY TO BE USED FOR THE LEE BOULEVARD PHASE II PROJECT #: PBE04ST115; FUND: 29130; DEPARTMENT: 14200403; ACCOUNT: 508000. (DISTRICT 5) [DEPUTY CITY MANAGER, DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

"4. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: ROSA E. DE LEON TO THE RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM (RSVP)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ROSA E. DE LEON TO THE RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM (RSVP) ADVISORY COUNCIL BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8.

[REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4268

5. ENGINEERING: APPROVE CONSTRUCTION CHANGE ORDER NO. 2 TO ACCENT LANDSCAPING & SPRINKLERS, INC. FOR THE MEDIAN LANDSCAPING

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE CONSTRUCTION CHANGE ORDER NO. 2 TO ACCENT LANDSCAPING & SPRINKLERS, INC. FOR THE MEDIAN LANDSCAPING, GEORGE DIETER DR., MONTWOOD DR., AND PEBBLE HILLS BLVD. PROJECT. THE MAXIMUM DOLLAR AMOUNT REQUESTED IS $42,886.95. THIS IS A UNIT-PRICED CONTRACT CURRENTLY ESTIMATED AT $3,511,125.83. WORK UNDER THIS UNIT-PRICED CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED QUANTITY AND WILL BE ORDERED, PERFORMED, INVOICED, AND PAID BY MEASURED QUANTITY AT BID UNIT PRICES. [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, RICK CONNER, (915) 541-4423]

FUNDS AVAILABLE: PBE04ST121-14200403-29136-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: 2004 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS

REMAINING CONTINGENCY: $279,600.89

LOCATION(S): MONTWOOD DRIVE FROM MCRAE TO LOOP 375

DISTRICT(S): 5

6. FINANCIAL SERVICES: PURCHASING MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER(S) TO NORITSU AMERICA CORPORATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $45,373.00 FOR THE PURCHASE OF A DRY DIGITAL PRINTER AND FILM SCANNER SYSTEM.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER(S) TO NORITSU AMERICA CORPORATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $45,373.00 FOR THE PURCHASE OF A DRY DIGITAL PRINTER AND FILM SCANNER SYSTEM. THIS PURCHASE WILL BE MADE THROUGH THE 1122 COUNTERDRUG PROGRAM AND IS SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL BY THE STATE POINT OF CONTACT FOR THE PROGRAM.

SECTION 1122 OF THE FISCAL YEAR 1994 NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT ESTABLISHED THE AUTHORITY FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO PURCHASE LAW ENFORCEMENT EQUIPMENT THROUGH FEDERAL PROCUREMENT CHANNELS, PROVIDED THE EQUIPMENT IS USED IN THE PERFORMANCE OF COUNTERDRUG ACTIVITIES. THE AUTHORITY FOR THE 1122 PROGRAM RESIDES WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AND THE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (GSA) IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A CATALOG AND DELINEATES THOSE PRODUCTS, WHICH MAY BE PROCURED UNDER THE PROGRAM. THE DRY DIGITAL PRINTER AND FILM SCANNER SYSTEM FALLS UNDER PHOTOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT, SUPPLIES AND VIDEO SERVICES, WHICH ARE AUTHORIZED UNDER THE 1122 PROGRAM. VENDORS PARTICIPATING IN THE PROGRAM MUST HAVE A GSA CONTRACT. NORITSU AMERICA CORPORATION'S GSA CONTRACT NO. IS GS-25F-0118M.

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 AND/OR AGREEMENTS AS NECESSARY.

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

FUNDS AVAILABLE IN: 50810-16411-21150060-P500232

FUNDING SOURCE: STATE CONFISCATED FUNDS

AMOUNT: $45,373.00

DISTRICT(S): ALL

TRACKING NO: 2006-178

   
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: 3F.  RESOLUTION: City of El Paso supports the transfer of jurisdiction of the State's portion of the Sean Haggerty Bridge and approaches to the bridge from the State to the City of El Paso."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO SUPPORTS THE TRANSFER OF JURISDICTION OF THE STATE'S PORTION OF THE SEAN HAGGERTY BRIDGE AND APPROACHES TO THE BRIDGE FROM THE STATE TO THE CITY OF EL PASO. THE PORTION THAT WILL BE TRANSFERRED IS ON US 54 FROM 200 FEET NORTH OF THE US 54 CENTERLINE AND NORTH TO THE EXISTING STATE RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE, APPROXIMATELY LESS THAN 0.1 MILES. IF TRANSFERRED TO THE CITY, THE JURISDICTION AND MAINTENANCE WILL BECOME THE CITY'S RESPONSIBILITY. (DISTRICT 4) [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 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: 7A.  - 7J. 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 AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, FOR THE LEASE OF THE FRIENDLY SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER, LOCATED AT 2215 MURCHISON STREET, EL PASO, TEXAS FOR A TERM OF ONE (1) YEAR, WITH AUTOMATIC RENEWAL NOT TO EXTEND BEYOND THIRTY YEARS. (DISTRICT 2) [PARKS AND RECREATION, NORMAN C. MERRIFIELD, (915) 541-4910]

7B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO TAXICAB LOADING AND UNLOADING ZONES; AUTHORIZE TRAFFIC ENGINEER TO ESTABLISH CITY TAXICAB ZONES; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 1.08.010 TO 1.08.030 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE AND REPEAL OF ORDINANCE NUMBERS 009701, 009702, 009782, 009783, 009974, 015179, AND 015747. (DISTRICTS 3 AND 8) [POLICE DEPARTMENT, PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7310]

7C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 6 (VEHICLES FOR HIRE), CHAPTER 6.16 (TAXICABS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO PERMIT FEES; TAXICAB STANDS, AND CITY TAXICAB ZONES; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 1.08.010 TO 1.08.030 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICTS 3 AND 8) [POLICE DEPARTMENT, PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7310]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JULY 25, 2006, FOR ITEMS 7A - 7C

7D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 1D, BLOCK 79, SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 3, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-3/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO R-5/SC (RESIDENTIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: JOE BATTLE BOULEVARD AT ZARAGOZA ROAD. APPLICANT: HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF EL PASO. ZON06-00035 (DISTRICT 5) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

7E. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 5, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY TEXAS, FROM C-4 (COMMERCIAL) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: DYER STREET NEAR MOHAIR. APPLICANT: BORSBERRY FAMILY LTD PARTNERSHIP. ZON06-00041 (DISTRICT 4) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

7F. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON06-00060 TO ALLOW FOR A PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT WITH PRIVATE STREETS ON TRACTS 12B, 12C, AND 12D, BLOCK 9, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, 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. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF ADA LANE, WEST OF VALLEY ROAD. APPLICANT: ENRIQUE ESCOBAR AND SAL MASOUD. ZON06-00060 (DISTRICT 1)

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

7G. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF TRACT 2, SECTION 34, 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); AND PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF TRACT 2, SECTION 34, 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: RICH BEEM BOULEVARD, SOUTH OF TIERRA RANCHO. APPLICANT: RANCHOS REAL IV, LTD. ZON06-000057 (EAST ETJ) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

7H. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON06-00050, TO ALLOW FOR A PARKING REDUCTION ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 3 AND THE NORTH 15 FEET OF LOT 2, BLOCK 35, MAGOFFIN ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.64.175 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. APPLICANT: ESTEBAN AYALA. ZON06-00050 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

7I. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF SECTION 21, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-1/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITIONS) TO A-2 (APARTMENT), AND RELEASING ALL CONDITIONS STATED IN ORDINANCE NUMBER 16088; AND PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF SECTION 21, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-2 (APARTMENT) TO C-1/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITIONS), AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: SEAN HAGGERTY AND PATRIOT FREEWAY. APPLICANT: EPT LAND ASSETS, L.P. ZON06-00048 (DISTRICT 4) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

7J. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF BLOCK 14, HIGHLAND PARK ADDITION (THIRD AMENDED MAP), EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) TO A-O (APARTMENT/OFFICE). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1810 MURCHISON DRIVE. APPLICANT: NATIONAL CENTER FOR EMPLOYMENT OF THE DISABLED. ZON06-00056 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 1, 2006, FOR ITEMS 7D - 7J

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: 8.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Homestead Exemption for Residential Taxpayers "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO PROVIDE FOR A HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FOR RESIDENTIAL TAXPAYERS AS REQUESTED BY REPRESENTATIVES BETO O'ROURKE AND ANN M. LILLY, DISTRICT 8 & 1. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4268] [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

   
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.  BUDGET TRANFER: BT2006-991 Airport "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2006-991 AIRPORT

TO TRANSFER FUNDING FOR THE GOLF COURSE CLUBHOUSE FROM INDUSTRIAL PARK DEVELOPMENT TO THE BUTTERFIELD TRAIL GOLF COURSE PROJECT. (DISTRICT 3)

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

INCREASE $1,500,000 RESORT PROJECT - CONSTRUCTION

DECREASE $1,500,000 INDUSTRIAL PARK DEVELOPMENT - CONSTRUCTION

   
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.  BIDS: Solicitation No.: 2006-118 Uniforms-Police-Rebid"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

SOLICITATION NO.: 2006-118 UNIFORMS-POLICE-REBID

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: UNIFORMS OF TEXAS

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): GROUP I: REGULAR DUTY UNIFORMS, GROUP II: UNIFORM ACCESSORIES, GROUP V: BICYCLE UNIT UNIFORMS, GROUP VI: ACADEMY AND RECRUITS UNIFORMS, GROUP VII: POLICE AVIATION AND GROUP VIII: MOTORS UNIFORMS.

AMOUNT: $ 401,969.99 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

VENDOR 2: DEPOT USA, INC

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): GROUP III: SWAT, CANINE AND CRIME SCENE UNIFORMS

AMOUNT: $14,999.04 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

VENDOR 3: BAZAAR UNIFORMS & MEN'S STORE

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): GROUP IV: CIVILIAN UNIFORMS

AMOUNT: $5,598.04 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUAL AMOUNT: $422,567.07

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 21010061-503120-01101

FUNDING SOURCE: POLICE GENERAL FUND-UNIFORM AND APPAREL SUPPLIES

TOTAL AWARD: $1,267,701.21 (ESTIMATED THREE YEAR TOTAL)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

POLICE DEPARTMENT AND FINANCIAL SERVICES-PURCHASING DIVISION RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDERS.

THE AWARDS WERE GIVEN TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE BIDDERS BY GROUP TOTALS.

VENDOR 1 OFFERS THE CITY THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT AT THE SAME UNIT PRICES FOR ONE (1) ADDITIONAL YEAR(S) IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN THIRTY-SIX MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE AWARD OF THE CONTRACT.

VENDOR 3 OFFERS THE CITY THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT AT THE SAME UNIT PRICES FOR ONE (1) OR TWO (2) ADDITIONAL YEAR(S) IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN THIRTY-SIX MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE AWARD OF THE CONTRACT.

VENDORS DID NOT OFFER A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT.

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTHS. [FINANCIAL SERVICES, JESUS M. JUAREZ, (915) 541-4317]

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Discussion and action on accepting the findings justifying the imposition of a moratorium in accordance with state law, for a period of ninety days, "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON ACCEPTING THE FINDINGS JUSTIFYING THE IMPOSITION OF A MORATORIUM IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATE LAW, FOR A PERIOD OF NINETY DAYS, UNLESS OTHERWISE EXTENDED, ON THE ACCEPTANCE OF ALL APPLICATIONS TO PERMIT THE USE AND ISSUANCE OF BUILDING PERMITS AND SPECIAL PERMITS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF GROUND, ROOF, AND FACILITY MOUNTED CELLULAR TELECOMMUNICATIONS SUPPORT STRUCTURES WITH APPURTENANT ANTENNAS AND EQUIPMENT STORAGE FACILITIES WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF EL PASO. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEPUTY CITY MANAGER, 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 NO
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.  ENGINEERING: City Manager be authorized to sign an Agreement for traffic engineering consulting services between the City of El Paso and Martinez Engineering Group, Inc. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR TRAFFIC ENGINEERING CONSULTING SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MARTINEZ ENGINEERING GROUP, INC. THE TOTAL VALUE FOR THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT SHALL NOT EXCEED SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($750,000) FOR A ONE (1) YEAR PERIOD. THE CITY HAS THE OPTION TO EXTEND THIS CONTRACT FOR A ONE (1) YEAR PERIOD. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[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: 12B.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on the award of Billy the Kid Street & Drainage Phase II (Solicitation No. 2006-128) on Billy the Kid Street to J.A.R. Concrete, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF BILLY THE KID STREET & DRAINAGE PHASE II (SOLICITATION NO. 2006-128) ON BILLY THE KID STREET TO J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC. FOR AN ESTIMATED TOTAL AMOUNT OF $513,940.00. THE STREET DEPARTMENT HAS REQUESTED THIS PROJECT'S APPROVAL. THE FUNDING SOURCE WILL BE 2004 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS.

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.

IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT AND ANY OTHER NECESSARY DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THIS SOLICITATION, 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. THE ACTUAL COST OF THE UNIT PRICE COMPONENT WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL OF UNIT PRICES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM.

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, WHICH ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW AND WHICH DO NOT MAKE CHANGES TO THE UNIT PRICE AND WHICH ARE WITHIN THE APPROPRIATE BUDGET.

THIS IS A LOW-BID PROJECT, NOT A BEST-VALUE CONTRACT.

DISTRICT(S): 6 [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 DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega ABSTAIN
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 13A.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Changing the Zoning of Lot 9, Block 3, Womble Addition,"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 9, BLOCK 3, WOMBLE ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) TO A-O (APARTMENT/OFFICE). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 3900 BLOCK OF TROWBRIDGE STREET. APPLICANT: JORGE VALENZUELA. ZON06-00047 (DISTRICT 3) NOTE: THIS AN APPEAL CASE [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, LINDA CASTLE, (915) 541-4029]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd NO
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: 13B.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Granting Special Permit No. ZON06-00014"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON06-00014 TO ALLOW FOR A GOVERNMENTAL BUILDING AND USE, AND INFILL DEVELOPMENT ON PARCEL 1, DESCRIBED AS ALL OF LOTS 14-19 AND A PORTION OF LOT 20, BLOCK 8, HUGHES SUBDIVISION-ALAMEDA ACRES, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT AND TO ALLOW OFF-SITE PARKING ON PARCEL 2, DESCRIBED AS LOTS 29 AND 30, BLOCK 6, HUGHES SUBDIVISION-ALAMEDA ACRES, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.14.040 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: PARCEL 1 - 700 GLENWOOD STREET; PARCEL 2 - 5641 ROSA AVENUE. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. ZON06-00014 (DISTRICT 3) [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: 13C.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Changing the Zoning of a portion of Tract 13A, S.A. and M.G. Survey No. 266"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 13A, S.A. AND M.G. SURVEY NO. 266, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-3/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITIONS) TO R-5/C (RESIDENTIAL/CONDITIONS). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. APPLICANT: HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF EL PASO. ZON06-00034. (DISTRICT 1)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

   
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: 13D.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Amending Ordinance 14596, which changed the Zoning of Tract 13A, S. A. & M. G. Survey No. 266"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 14596, WHICH CHANGED THE ZONING OF TRACT 13A, S. A. & M. G. SURVEY NO. 266, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, (5900 BLOCK OF NORTH DESERT BOULEVARD) FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-3/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITIONS) AND IMPOSING CERTAIN CONDITIONS IN ORDER TO PARTIALLY RELEASE SUCH CONDITIONS AND IMPOSE AN ADDITIONAL CONDITION. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 20.68.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: MEDANO DRIVE AND INTERSTATE 10. APPLICANT: THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF EL PASO. ZON06-00033 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

   
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: 13E.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Granting Special Permit No. ZON06-00025 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON06-00025 TO ALLOW FOR A GROUND-MOUNTED CELLULAR TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITY ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF TRACT 1, BLOCK 2, SIERRA DEL SOL ADDITION, AND A PORTION OF A.F. MILLER SURVEY 212, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.12.040 AND 20.22.040 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 6280 LOS ROBLES AVE. APPLICANT: CRICKET COMMUNICATIONS. ZON06-00025 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

   
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: 13F.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Changing the Zoning of Tract 50, Nellie D. Mundy Survey No. 241"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 50, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 241, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF ARTCRAFT ROAD, WEST OF SANTIAGO STREET. APPLICANT: ENRIQUE ESCOBAR. ZON06-00039 (DISTRICT 1)

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

   
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: 13G.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES: Ordinance imposing a moratorium for a period of ninety days, unless otherwise extended, on the acceptance of all applications to permit"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE IMPOSING A MORATORIUM FOR A PERIOD OF NINETY DAYS, UNLESS OTHERWISE EXTENDED, ON THE ACCEPTANCE OF ALL APPLICATIONS TO PERMIT THE USE AND ISSUANCE OF BUILDING PERMITS AND SPECIAL PERMITS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF GROUND, ROOF, AND FACILITY MOUNTED CELLULAR TELECOMMUNICATIONS SUPPORT STRUCTURES WITH APPURTENANT ANTENNAS AND EQUIPMENT STORAGE FACILITIES WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF EL PASO. (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 NO
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE


 
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