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Agenda: City Council Meeting
Date: 7/18/2006
 
   
Item: NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC  (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 MEETING (CELL TOWER MORATORIUM) OF JULY 5, 2006. POSTPONED FROM 07-11-06

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 11, 2006, SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING (FILE NO. 06-C-107) OF JULY 5, 2006, SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING (BUDGET OVERVIEW) OF JULY 6, 2006, AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING (AGENDA REVIEW) OF JULY 10, 2006.

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

3A. RESOLUTION: PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON 5629 HEMMINGWAY DRIVE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNT FOR WORK PERFORMED BY THE CITY PURSUANT TO SECTION 18.50 (UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND CONDITIONS) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE:

5629 HEMMINGWAY DRIVE $3,174.53 DISTRICT 4

RICO ALVAREZ

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

"3B. RESOLUTION: PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON 8937 PENCE WAY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNT FOR WORK PERFORMED BY THE CITY PURSUANT TO SECTION 18.50 (UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND CONDITIONS) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE:

8937 PENCE WAY $13,832.00 DISTRICT 7

MARTHA C. AND THEODORO L. HOLGUIN

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

"3C. RESOLUTION: SOLID WASTE LIENS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

ATTACHMENT A

2421 PITTSBURG AVENUE $256.74 WILL DYLAN INVESTMENTS, INC.

(DISTRICT 2)

500 RAYNOLDS $308.51 ALFREDO MORENO

(DISTRICT 2)

9736 GALILEE DRIVE $262.51 CESAR M. CASTRO

(DISTRICT 6)

9731 GALILLEE DRIVE $208.38 CESAR M. CASTRO

(DISTRICT 6)



9137 MORALES $313.93 SUSANA FALCON

(DISTRICT 6)

9416 PAVO LANE $613.96 SERGIO HURTADO.

(DISTRICT 6)

10128 MONTWOOD $181.32 DAVID P. KRAHL

(DISTRICT 7)

8531 VAN HASELEN $400.53 DORA CORONEL

(DISTRICT 7)

7301 ARMISTAD $297.69 BALTAZAR AND CONSOLACIO NANEZ

(DISTRICT 8



3106 RIVERA $1,515.50 JOSE MADRILES

(DISTRICT 8)

3D. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE THE CITY'S LIMITED PARTICIPATION IN ILLEGAL DUMPING CLEAN-UP PROJECTS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE THE CITY'S LIMITED PARTICIPATION IN ILLEGAL DUMPING CLEAN-UP PROJECTS WHICH SHALL CONSIST SOLELY OF ACCEPTING AT THE CLINT LANDFILL, WITHOUT CHARGING THE STANDARD LANDFILL FEE, THE WASTE AND DEBRIS CLEANED-UP FROM THE SITES, WHICH WASTE AND DEBRIS SHALL BE COLLECTED BY PROBATIONERS FROM THE WEST TEXAS COMMUNITY SUPERVISION AND CORRECTIONS DEPARTMENT OF THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND SHALL BE TRANSPORTED BY THE UNION PACIFIC RAILWAY AND OTHER CLEAN-UP PROJECT PARTNERS TO THE CLINT LANDFILL. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

"3E. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND DAVID P. WOLKING

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND DAVID P. WOLKING, TO EMPLOY DAVID P. WOLKING AS AN APPLICATIONS SUPPORT ADMINISTRATOR, AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $2,349.44 FOR 40 HOURS PER WEEK. THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF THE CONTRACT SHALL NOT EXCEED $61,085.44 PLUS BENEFITS. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF JULY 20, 2006, THROUGH JULY 19, 2007. [EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, FRED LOWEREE, (915) 594-5501]

"3F. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND EDGARDO CHACON

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND EDGARDO CHACON, TO EMPLOY EDGARDO CHACON AS A NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR, AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $2,546.00 FOR 40 HOURS PER WEEK. THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF THE CONTRACT SHALL NOT EXCEED $66,196.00 PLUS BENEFITS. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF JULY 20, 2006, THROUGH JULY 19, 2007. [EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, FRED LOWEREE, (915) 594-5501]

"3G. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND JOSE GRANILLO

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND JOSE GRANILLO, TO EMPLOY JOSE GRANILLO AS A GIS MANAGER, AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $2,884.62 FOR 40 HOURS PER WEEK. THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF THE CONTRACT SHALL NOT EXCEED $75,000.00 PLUS BENEFITS. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF JULY 20, 2006, THROUGH JULY 19, 2007. [EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, FRED LOWEREE, (915) 594-5501]

"3H. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ALFREDO L. SOLANO

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ALFREDO L. SOLANO, TO EMPLOY ALFREDO L. SOLANO AS A DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR, AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $2,406.64 FOR 40 HOURS PER WEEK. THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF THE CONTRACT SHALL NOT EXCEED $62,572.64 PLUS BENEFITS. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF JULY 20, 2006, THROUGH JULY 19, 2007. [EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, FRED LOWEREE, (915) 594-5501]

"3I. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND YASMIN M. LOPEZ

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND YASMIN M. LOPEZ, TO EMPLOY YASMIN M. LOPEZ AS A PROGRAMMER ANALYST, AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $1,980.48 FOR 40 HOURS PER WEEK. THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF THE CONTRACT SHALL NOT EXCEED $51,492.48 PLUS BENEFITS. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF JULY 20, 2006, THROUGH JULY 19, 2007. FUND SOURCE: 702-730. [EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, FRED LOWEREE, (915) 594-5501]

"3J. RESOLUTION: CITY DESIRES TO CLARIFY AND RATIFY THE ACTION TAKEN ON JULY 5, 2006, FOR THE AWARD OF GROUP III, LANDSCAPE ROCK IN SOLICITATION NO. 2006-126

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

THE CITY DESIRES TO CLARIFY AND RATIFY THE ACTION TAKEN ON JULY 5, 2006, FOR THE AWARD OF GROUP III, LANDSCAPE ROCK IN SOLICITATION NO. 2006-126, STREET CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, JESUS M. JUAREZ, (915) 541-4317]

"4. REINSTATEMENT: FIERRO, AARON - POLICE OFFICER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST FOR NAME(S) TO BE PLACED ON REINSTATEMENT LIST IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE VI, SECTION 6.10.10, OF THE CIVIL SERVICE CHARTER PROVISIONS:

FIERRO, AARON - POLICE OFFICER

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7310]

"5. BOARD APPOINTMENT: IRMA CHAVEZ-RODRIGUEZ TO THE RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

IRMA CHAVEZ-RODRIGUEZ TO THE RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL BY MAYOR JOHN COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"6. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUND:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ATTACHMENT B

TAX REFUNDS

JULY 18, 2006

A. SELECT PORTFOLIO MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,773.02 OVERPAYMENT OF 2003 TAXES. (PID #G686-999-0010-3300).

B. SIERRA TITLE CO., IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,463.59 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #L714-999-0080-0750).

C. COUNTRYWIDE TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,071.63 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #P654-999-1280-1900).

D. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,263.85 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #P863-999-0280-3700).

E. STEWART TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,986.55 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #S162-999-0030-5900).

F. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,212.29 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #V897-999-0480-3100).

G. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE, LLC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,690.50 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #P654-999-0390-0100).

H. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE, LLC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,355.69 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #R246-999-0040-0500).

I. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE, LLC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,986.81 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #R460-999-0270-2900).

"7. ENGINEERING: APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGE ORDER NO. 2 TO CF JORDAN, LP FOR THE SIXTH AVENUE STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT (CONTRACT NUMBER 2005-274)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGE ORDER NO. 2 TO CF JORDAN, LP FOR THE SIXTH AVENUE STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT (CONTRACT NUMBER 2005-274). THIS CHANGE ORDER, IF APPROVED, WILL ADJUST PREVIOUSLY ESTIMATED QUANTITIES, AT THE CONTRACT UNIT PRICES, TO MATCH THOSE ACTUALLY INSTALLED TO COMPLETE THE PROJECT. THE DOLLAR AMOUNT OF THIS CHANGE ORDER IS $30,049.00. THE NEW TOTAL CONTRACT VALUE WILL BE $802,743.00.

FUNDS AVAILABLE: G7130CD0026-07842-71150069-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

LOCATION(S): SIXTH AVENUE FROM VIRGINIA TO TAYS

DISTRICT(S): 8

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

"8. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2006-943 OMB-UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2006-943 OMB-UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

TO INCREASE THE APPROPRIATION FOR ACCOUNT 502126 - UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BASED ON PROJECTED CLAIMS EXPENDITURES.

INCREASE $109,901 TO FUND BALANCE TRANSFER

INCREASE $109,901 TO UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS PAID

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9A.  INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:"
   
 

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.

9A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 14 (AIRCRAFT AND AIRPORTS), CHAPTER 14.16 (AIRPORT USE REGULATIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND THE INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS OF TAXI CABS OPERATING AT THE AIRPORT. (DISTRICT 3)

[AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 1, 2006, FOR ITEMS 9A.

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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9B.  INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:"
   
 

INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

9B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 14 (AIRCRAFT AND AIRPORTS), CHAPTER 14.16 (AIRPORT USE REGULATIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND THE REQUIRED PERMIT FEES FOR TAXI CABS OPERATING AT THE AIRPORT. (DISTRICT 3)

[AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 1, 2006, FOR ITEMS 9A - 9B

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 DID NOT VOTE
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 YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Resolution in support of continued funding for the Region 19 McKinney-Vento Project for homeless children"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF CONTINUED FUNDING FOR THE REGION 19 MCKINNEY-VENTO PROJECT FOR HOMELESS CHILDREN.

[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 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: 10B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: To direct the City Manager to report responsively to a proper request for financial disclosure of accounting matters related to the citizens and affairs of District 4 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO REPORT RESPONSIVELY TO A PROPER REQUEST FOR FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE OF ACCOUNTING MATTERS RELATED TO THE CITIZENS AND AFFAIRS OF DISTRICT 4 OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, CONSISTENT WITH DUTIES SET FORTH FOR THE CITY MANAGER IN SECTION 5.2 OF THE CHARTER AS APPROVED BY THE VOTERS. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11.  ENGINEERING: That the City Manager be authorized to sign an Agreement for architectural consulting services between the City of El Paso and Alvidrez Architecture, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL CONSULTING SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ALVIDREZ ARCHITECTURE, INC. THE TOTAL VALUE FOR THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT SHALL NOT EXCEED SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($750,000.00) FOR A ONE (1) YEAR PERIOD. THE CITY HAS THE OPTION TO EXTEND THIS CONTRACT FOR AN ADDITIONAL 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: 12.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Purchasing Manager of Financial Services is hereby authorized to notify First In, Inc. that the City is terminating Contract No. 2005-128"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DETLETED

THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER OF FINANCIAL SERVICES IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY FIRST IN, INC. THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2005-128, AIR PURIFICATION RESPIRATORY PARTS, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION C, PARAGRAPH NO. 18B OF THE CONTRACT, DUE TO DEFAULT BY THE COMPANY WHICH SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AS OF THE DATE CITY COUNCIL APPROVES THIS RESOLUTION.

THE USER DEPARTMENT WAS NOTIFIED AND A NEW SOLICITATION WILL BE ISSUED.

DEPARTMENT: FIRE DEPARTMENT

(ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, JESUS M. JUAREZ, (915) 541-4317]

   
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: 13.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of all of Lot 4 and a portion of Lot 5, Block 2, Hueco Mountain Village ZON06-00045 (District 5) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF ALL OF LOT 4 AND A PORTION OF LOT 5, BLOCK 2, HUECO MOUNTAIN VILLAGE, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM RMH (RESIDENTIAL MOBILE HOME) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. APPLICANT: FRANK PRYOR AND MARGARITA PRYOR. ZON06-00045 (DISTRICT 5) [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: 14.  CITY MANAGER: Report of current events and issues: Quarterly Financial Report, 3rd Quarter. "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

QUARTERLY FINANCIAL REPORT, 3RD QUARTER.

[FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, WILLIAM STUDER, (915) 541-4011]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX1.  Lease by and between the City of El Paso and County of El Paso regarding the property municipally known and numbered as 6314 Delta"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY OR HIS AUTHORIZED DESIGNEE BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE A TERMINATION OF THE LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (“LESSEE”) AND THE COUNTY OF EL PASO (“LESSOR”) REGARDING THE PROPERTY MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 6314 DELTA, EL PASO, TEXAS; AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY AND ALL DOCUMENTATION NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE THE TERMINATION.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION: LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSEE'') AND COUNTY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') REGARDING THE PROPERTY MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 6314 DELTA, EL PASO, TEXAS. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, SYLVIA FIRTH, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro ABSTAIN
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.  Melina Castro v. Charlie McNabb, Cause No. 2005-8459 (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN:

MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY COUNCIL REJECTS THE OFFER OF SETTLEMENT IN THE CASE TITLED MELINA CASTRO V. CHARLIE MCNABB, CAUSE NO. 2005-8459, AND THAT THE CITY COUNCIL FURTHER AUTHORIZES THE RELEASE OF THE STEVE BLANCO LETTER DATED JULY 13, 2006. THE CITY COUNCIL FURTHER AUTHORIZES ITS OUTSIDE COUNSEL TO CONTINUE NEGOTIATIONS ON THE ISSUE OF ATTORNEY’S FEES AND COSTS AND PURSUE A SETTLEMENT THAT INCLUDES AN APOLOGY THAT INCLUDES:

1. AN ACKNOWLEDGMENT BY MS. CASTRO THAT THE SETTLEMENT IN THE CASE TITLED RITA RODRIGUEZ V. THE CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NUMBER 2004-4957 IN 34TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT WAS FAIR, EQUITABLE AND BENEFICIAL TO THE CITY OF EL PASO;

2. THAT MS. CASTRO ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO WAS FULLY INFORMED OF THE RISKS AND LIABILITIES ASSOCIATED WITH THE CLAIM;

3. THAT CHARLES MCNABB MADE A FULL AND COMPLETE DISCLOSURE OF ANY POTENTIAL OR EXISTING CONFLICTS OF INTEREST THAT MAY HAVE EXISTED IN THIS CASE;

4. THAT MS. CASTRO ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE EVALUATION LETTER, WHICH WAS PREPARED BY OUTSIDE COUNSEL (STEVE BLANCO), IN THE RITA RODRIGUEZ MATTER, CONFIRMS THAT THE CLAIM MADE BY RODRIGUEZ WAS NOT FRIVOLOUS; AND

5. THAT THE SETTLEMENT WAS CONSISTENT WITH THE RECOMMENDATIONS MADE BY THE INSURANCE CARRIER FOR THE CITY, OUTSIDE COUNSEL (STEVE BLANCO), THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE AND THE MEDIATOR.


MELINA CASTRO V. CHARLIE MCNABB, CAUSE NO. 2005-8459 (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 NO
4 Rep. Castro ABSTAIN
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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