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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 8/15/2006
 
   
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 AUGUST 8, 2006, AND FOR SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF AUGUST 7, 2006 (AGENDA REVIEW).

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO

"3A. RESOLUTION: THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THE CITY-COUNTY COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING THE EL PASO CITY-COUNTY HEALTH & ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRICT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THE CITY-COUNTY COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING THE EL PASO CITY-COUNTY HEALTH & ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRICT TO PROVIDE FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO TO APPLY FOR GRANT FUNDS WHEN EL PASO CITY-COUNTY HEALTH & ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRICT IS PRECLUDED, NOT QUALIFIED, OR NOT AUTHORIZED TO APPLY AND PROVIDE FOR THE OFFSET OF ANY MATCHING FUNDS TO THE EXTENT THE CITY IS OBLIGATED TO PAY TO THE HEALTH DISTRICT UNDER THIS AGREEMENT. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, ELAINE HENGEN, (915) 541-4550]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THE CITY COUNCIL ESTABLISHES A REVISED OFFER OF JUST COMPENSATION TOTALING $9,298.80 FOR THREE IDENTIFIED PARCELS OF LAND TO BE ACQUIRED FOR THE ZARAGOSA ACCESS ROAD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL ESTABLISHES A REVISED OFFER OF JUST COMPENSATION TOTALING $9,298.80 FOR THREE IDENTIFIED PARCELS OF LAND TO BE ACQUIRED FOR THE ZARAGOSA ACCESS ROAD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT (''PROJECT''), UNDER THE TWENTY-NINTH YEAR (2003-2004) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ARCHULETA ENTERPRISES, INC. AND ALL OTHER RELATED DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO COMPLETE THE PURCHASE OF THE PARCELS.. (DISTRICT 6) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, ROBERT GOTT, (915) 541-4248]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THE CITIZEN PARTICIPATION PLAN FOR THE CONSOLIDATED PLAN THAT RELATE TO MEMBERSHIP, RESPONSIBILITIES AND CONFLICTS OF INTEREST OF THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE BE REVISED.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE SECTIONS OF THE CITIZEN PARTICIPATION PLAN FOR THE CONSOLIDATED PLAN THAT RELATE TO MEMBERSHIP, RESPONSIBILITIES AND CONFLICTS OF INTEREST OF THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE BE REVISED, AS REFLECTED IN ATTACHMENT A, TO (1) REMOVE POTENTIAL CONFLICT OF INTEREST ISSUES, (2) REVISE THE MAKEUP OF THE APPEALS/GRIEVANCE SUBCOMMITTEE, AND (3) PROVIDE CERTAIN ADDITIONAL REVISIONS RECOMMENDED BY THE STAFF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT TO REFLECT CURRENT PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES AND TO REMOVE OBSOLETE LANGUAGE. (CITYWIDE) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, NATHALIE PRISE, (915) 541-4643]

"3D. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR A PORTION OF TRACT 3A, SECTION 40, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 2, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS

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 TRACT 3A, SECTION 40, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 2, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO PROVIDE ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO THE LONE STAR GOLF COURSE LOCATED AT 1510 HAWKINS. (DISTRICT 3) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, RICK CONNER, (915) 541-4423]

"3E. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MIJARES-MORA ARCHITECTS, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE , TO PERFORM PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''BREATH ALCOHOL TESTING PROGRAM FACILITY IMPROVEMENT'' IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FORTY-NINE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED SEVENTY-TWO AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($49,972.00). (DISTRICT 4) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, RICK CONNER, (915) 541-4423]

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

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND IDA RAMOS TO EMPLOY IDA RAMOS AS A GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS SPECIALIST AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $2,000.00, FOR 40 HOURS PER WEEK. THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF THE CONTRACT SHALL NOT EXCEED $52,000.00 PLUS BENEFITS. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF AUGUST 16, 2006, THROUGH AUGUST 15, 2007. FUND SOURCE: 68150009-501011-68000-G780603-05028. [METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION, RICARDO DOMINGUEZ, JR., (915) 591-9735]

"4. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MR. EDMUND P. MOHRMAN TO THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

MR. EDMUND P. MOHRMAN TO THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

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

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

[TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

THAT THE TAX REFUNDS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT A)

ATTACHMENT A

TAX REFUNDS

AUGUST 15, 2006

A. LSI TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,333.42 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #H540-999-0020-3100).

B. CHASE HOME FINANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,721.78 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #P86399902900200).

C. BERNARD L. MATTHEWS IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,028.40 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #S127-999-0150-4500).

D. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE SERVICE, LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,280.25 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #S812-999-0080-3900)

E. BANCO POPULAR N.A. IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,190.59 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #X579-999-2450-0100)

"6. ENGINEERING: DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION 2006-133 FOR THE PARKS PACKAGE NO. 4 TO BLAIR-HALL, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION 2006-133 FOR THE PARKS PACKAGE NO. 4 TO BLAIR-HALL, INC. FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $466,000.00. THIS PROJECT INCLUDES IMPROVEMENTS TO MONTALVO (ALSO CALLED SHEARMAN) PARK IN DISTRICT 4 AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW PARK (PECAN GROVE PARK 2) LOCATED IN DISTRICT 6.

DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT

AWARD TO: BLAIR HALL, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: BASE BID I (MONTALVO PARK) - $204,000.00

BASE BID II (SHEARMAN PARK) - $125,000.00

ALTERNATES 1 THROUGH 5 - $137,000.00

TOTAL AWARD: $466,000.00

ACCOUNT NO: 14101001-PQLPA184-60183-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: 2000 QUALITY OF LIFE BONDS

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE: SPRING 2007

DISTRICT(S): 4 AND 6

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.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT THE INTENT OF THIS AWARD AND WHICH DO NOT EXCEED $25,000.00 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER.

THIS IS A LOW BID, LUMP-SUM CONTRACT. P+3 AND THE DEPARTMENTS OF PARKS AND RECREATION AND ENGINEERING RECOMMEND APPROVAL AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, RICK CONNER, (915) 541-4423]

"7A. FINANCIAL SERVICES: PURCHASING MANAGER OF THE FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT FOR TWO (2) ADDITIONAL YEARS FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2004-237 WITH G.O.T. SUPPLY, INC

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER OF THE FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT FOR TWO (2) ADDITIONAL YEARS, FROM SEPTEMBER 14, 2007, TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2009, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF CONTRACT RELATING TO SOLICITATION NO. 2004-237 WITH G.O.T. SUPPLY, INC., EL PASO, TEXAS, FOR PERKINS PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICE.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES-FLEET DIVISION

OPTION NO. ONE OF ONE

AMOUNT: $80,000.00 (ESTIMATED TOTAL FOR TWO-YEAR EXTENSION)

ACCOUNT NO: 37370510-45202-503121

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES-FLEET DIVISION INTERNAL SERVICE FUNDS

(ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

"7B. FINANCIAL SERVICES: PURCHASING MANAGER OF THE FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT FOR A ONE YEAR FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2003-118, ADMINISTRATION OF HUD LOANS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER OF THE FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT FOR A ONE YEAR PERIOD, FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 2006, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2007, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE CONTRACT RELATING TO SOLICITATION NO. 2003-118, ADMINISTRATION OF HUD LOANS, WITH AMERINATIONAL COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC., DOWNEY, CA.

DEPARTMENT: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

OPTION NO.: ONE OF TWO

AMOUNT: $200,000.00 (ESTIMATED)

ACCOUNT NO: 71150036-09760-502201 G7107HM

71150039-09933-502201 G710RLFAD07

FUNDING SOURCE: HOME PROGRAM FY07-BILLING/COLLECTING AGENCY CONTRACTS AND

FY07 RFL ADMIN. FY07 - BILLING/COLLECTING AGENCY CONTRACTS

DISTRICT(S): ALL

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

"8. BID: DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2006-148 FOR SECURITY CAMERAS TO ANIXTER INC. AND SECURITY CONSULTING & CONTRACTING-TEXAS LLC

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2006-148 FOR SECURITY CAMERAS TO ANIXTER INC. AND SECURITY CONSULTING & CONTRACTING-TEXAS LLC FOR THE TOTAL AWARD OF $88,438.98.

DEPARTMENT: AVIATION

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: ANIXTER INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEM(S): 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, & 10

AMOUNT: $62,998.18

OPTION: PURCHASE UP TO 100% OF ORIGINAL CONTRACT QUANTITIES, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE CONTRACT.

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: SECURITY CONSULTING & CONTRACTING-TEXAS LLC

SANDY, UT

ITEM(S): 1 & 8

AMOUNT: $25,440.80

OPTION: PURCHASE UP TO 100% OF ORIGINAL CONTRACT QUANTITIES, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN TEN MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE CONTRACT.

TOTAL AWARD: $88,438.98

ACCOUNT NO: 62620031 - 508027 - 11509 - G620AIP0020

FUNDING SOURCE: SECURITY EQUIPMENT GRANT

DISTRICT(S): 3

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE. ADDITIONALLY, THE CITY IS EXERCISING ITS OPTION TO PURCHASE ADDED QUANTITIES OF ITEM NOS. 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, AND 8.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF AVIATION AND FINANCIAL SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDERS.

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

"9A. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2006-1183 AIRPORT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2006-1183 AIRPORT

TRANSFER OF FUNDS TO COVER THE COST OF THE AIRCRAFT RESCUE FIRE FIGHTER RENOVATIONS PROJECT.

INCREASE $288,700 FUND BALANCE TRANSFER

INCREASE $288,700 CONSTRUCTION COSTS

"9B. BUDGET TRANFER: BT2006-1184 AIRPORT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2006-1184 AIRPORT

TRANSFER OF FUNDS TO COVER THE COST OF THE FUEL FARM ROADWAY EXTENSION PROJECT.

INCREASE $286,700 FUND BALANCE TRANSFER

INCREASE $286,700 CONSTRUCTION COSTS

"9C. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2006-1185 AIRPORT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2006-1185 AIRPORT

TRANSFER OF FUNDS TO COVER THE COST OF REPLACING DIRECTIONAL SIGNS IN THE VICINITY OF THE AIRPORT.

INCREASE $132,800 FUND BALANCE TRANSFER

INCREASE $132,800 CONSTRUCTION COSTS

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro NOT PRESENT
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: 10A.  - 10K. 10. 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.

10A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO AMEND CHAPTER 2.94 (REGULATION OF LOBBYING ACTIVITIES) AND SECTIONS THEREUNDER; TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE REGISTRATION AND REPORTING OF LOBBYISTS; AND TO RESTRICT CERTAIN ACTIVITIES; THE PENALTY BEING AS IN SECTIONS 1.08.010-1.08.030 AND 2.94.130 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4268]

10B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NUMBERS 010873, 012221, 012476, 012636, 014826, 15415, AND 15961 WHICH ESTABLISHED FEES AND OPERATING PROCEDURES FOR THE FOREIGN-TRADE ZONE NO. 68, TO PERMIT THE DESIGNATION AND AUTHORIZATION OF MANUFACTURING OPERATORS AT THE FOREIGN-TRADE ZONE NO. 68. (ALL DISTRICTS) [AIRPORT, JOSE QUI?ONEZ, (915) 771-6016]

10C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS), CHAPTER 19.16 (IMPROVEMENT STANDARDS AND DESIGN PRINCIPLES), SECTION 19.16.050 (STORM WATER DESIGN), SUBSECTION 19.16.050.H, (PRESERVATION OF NATURAL ARROYOS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO DESIGNATE THE FLOODPLAIN ADMINISTRATOR AS THE INDIVIDUAL WHO WILL FORWARD A DETERMINATION TO THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION ON A REQUEST FOR MODIFICATION TO ALLOW IMPROVEMENTS, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 19.04.190. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4557]

10D. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EL PASO TO SELL TRACT 27, BLOCK 9, SOCORRO GRANT, CITY OF SOCORRO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO 266 HORIZON, LTD. (OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, GONZALO CEDILLOS, (915) 541-4074]

10E. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE LEASE OF MAC ARTHUR PARK LOCATED AT 738 GERALD, EL PASO, TEXAS, FOR A TERM OF THIRTY (30) YEARS. (DISTRICT 3) [PARKS AND RECREATION, NORMAN C. MERRIFIELD, (915) 541-4910]

10F. APPROVE AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A QUITCLAIM (TAX RESALE) DEED CONVEYING ALL RIGHT, TITLE, AND INTEREST IN LOTS 6, 7, AND 8, BLOCK 17, DEL NORTE ACRES ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 1637, PAGE 587, DEED RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO MICHAEL J. JOHNSON, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 34.05 (H) OF THE TAX CODE. (DISTRICT 2) [TAX OFFICE, CARMEN I. PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

10G. APPROVE AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A QUITCLAIM (TAX RESALE) DEED CONVEYING ALL RIGHT, TITLE, AND INTEREST IN LOT 13, BLOCK 1, SIERRA CREST SUBDIVISION, REPLAT ''D'', AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 1818, PAGE 1465, DEED RECORD, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO MICHAEL J. JOHNSON, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 34.05 (H) OF THE TAX CODE. (DISTRICT 1) [TAX OFFICE, CARMEN I. PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

10H. APPROVE AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A QUITCLAIM (TAX RESALE) DEED CONVEYING ALL RIGHT, TITLE, AND INTEREST IN LOTS 42 AND 43, BLOCK 1, LOS ALTOS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO MICHAEL J. JOHNSON, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 34.05 (H) OF THE TAX CODE. (CITY TAX OFFICE) [TAX OFFICE, CARMEN I. PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

10I. APPROVE AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A QUITCLAIM (TAX RESALE) DEED CONVEYING ALL RIGHT, TITLE, AND INTEREST IN TRACT 211, SUNRISE ACRES #2, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 699, PAGE 939, DEED RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO MICHAEL J. JOHNSON, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 34.05 (H) OF THE TAX CODE. (DISTRICT 2) [TAX OFFICE, CARMEN I. PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 29, 2006, FOR ITEMS 10A - 10J

10K. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF ALL OF C.R. MOREHEAD SURVEY NO. 16 AND A PORTION OF HILL TERRACE ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO A-3 (APARTMENT) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF RADFORD STREET AND NORTH OF NASHVILLE AVENUE. APPLICANT: VICTORIA & ROSALIE HAMRAH. ZON06-00063. (DISTRICT 2) THIS IS AN APPEAL CASE. [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 5, 2006, FOR ITEM 10K

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 NOT PRESENT
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: 10J.  Approve an Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute a quitclaim (tax resale) deed conveying all right, title, and interest in Lot 18, and the north 11 feet of Lot 19 (4,320 sq. ft.), Block 41, Magoffin"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

APPROVE AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A QUITCLAIM (TAX RESALE) DEED CONVEYING ALL RIGHT, TITLE, AND INTEREST IN LOT 18, AND THE NORTH 11 FEET OF LOT 19 (4,320 SQ. FT.), BLOCK 41, MAGOFFIN, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO THE CENTRO DE SALUD FAMILIAR LA FE, INC., IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 34.05 (H) OF THE TAX CODE. (DISTRICT 8) [TAX OFFICE, CARMEN I. PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Approval of El Paso County 911 District FY 2006-2007 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF EL PASO COUNTY 911 DISTRICT FY 2006-2007 BUDGET TO BE PRESENTED BY JOSEPH LORKOWSKI, DIRECTOR OF EL PASO COUNTY 911 DISTRICT.

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

   
Item: 11B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on an Ordinance amending Title 19 (Subdivisions) of the El Paso City Code by amending 19.12 (Parkland Dedication)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY AMENDING 19.12 (PARKLAND DEDICATION); BY AMENDING SECTION 19.12.090 (BONUS REDUCTIONS FOR RECREATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS) IN ORDER TO ALLOW FOR UP TO A ONE HUNDRED PERCENT BONUS REDUCTION FOR PRIVATE AMENITIES PROVIDED WITHIN MULTI-FAMILY DEVELOPMENT AND OPEN SPACE AMENITIES IN GENERAL. SECTION 2. THAT TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS), CHAPTER 19.12 (PARKLAND DEDICATION) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE SHALL BE AND HEREBY IS AMENDED BY ADDING SUBSECTIONS 19.12.090 A.4. AND 5. (BONUS REDUCTIONS FOR RECREATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS.) WITH THE FOLLOWING LANGUAGE:

4. UP TO A ONE-HUNDRED PERCENT REDUCTION FROM THE INITIAL PARKLAND DEDICATION REQUIREMENT FOR THE INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF PRIVATE AMENITIES SUCH AS LANDSCAPING, IRRIGATION, PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT OR OTHER RECREATIONAL FACILITIES, TO INCLUDE PICNIC AREAS, HIKE/BIKE TRAILS, PLAYFIELDS, SWIMMING POOLS AND RECREATION CENTER BUILDINGS FACILITIES BY THE PROPERTY OWNER WITHIN MULTI-FAMILY DEVELOPMENT, BASED ON THE FORMULA IN THIS SECTION.

5. UP TO A ONE-HUNDRED PERCENT REDUCTION FROM THE INITIAL PARKLAND DEDICATION REQUIREMENT FOR THE DEDICATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF ALTERNATE OPEN SPACE AMENITIES, TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO LANDSCAPING, IRRIGATION, PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT OR OTHER RECREATIONAL FACILITIES, PICNIC AREA, HIKE AND BIKE TRAILS, PLAYFIELDS, SWIMMING POOLS AND RECREATION CENTER BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES, LOCATED INSIDE OR OUTSIDE THE BOUNDARIES OF THE SUBDIVISION, AND LOCATED WITHIN THE SAME PARK ZONE AS THE SUBDIVISION. THE CALCULATION OF THE REDUCTION SHALL BE BASED ON THE FORMULA IN THIS SECTION.

[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 NOT PRESENT
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.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on granting a 100% bonus reduction under Section 19.12.090"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON GRANTING A 100% BONUS REDUCTION UNDER SECTION 19.12.090 FOR PRIVATE AMENITIES PROVIDED WITHIN THE PATRIOT PALMS MULTI-FAMILY DEVELOPMENT. [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 NOT PRESENT
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: 11D.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on issues regarding the appointment of members to the Commission on Border Relations"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON ISSUES REGARDING THE APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS TO THE COMMISSION ON BORDER RELATIONS. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro NOT PRESENT
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: 11E.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on generating a comprehensive investigative administrative report on recent flooding in the City of El Paso and its aftermath  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON GENERATING A COMPREHENSIVE INVESTIGATIVE ADMINISTRATIVE REPORT ON RECENT FLOODING IN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ITS AFTERMATH. [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 12A.  BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2006-1118 ENGINEERING"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2006-1118 ENGINEERING

ENGINEERING PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $1,168,480.61 FROM PREVIOUS CO ISSUANCES TO A PROJECT FOR CAPITAL ACQUISITIONS. FUNDING SOURCE IS 1993A COS, 2000 COS, 2001 COS, AND 2003 COS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

DECREASE $1,168,480.61 FROM OPERATING CONTINGENCY

INCREASE $1,168,480.61 TO DATA PROCESSING EQUIPMENT

POSTPONED FROM 08-08-06

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12B.  BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2006-1176 EP CONVENTION CENTER"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2006-1176 EP CONVENTION CENTER

INCREASE IN ESTIMATED FOOD & BEVERAGE CATERING REVENUE.

INCREASE $1,100,000 TO SALES TO THE PUBLIC

INCREASE $1,100,000 TO MANAGEMENT CONSULTING

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13A.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2006-152 for the Park Project No. 6A to Jan-Car, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2006-152 FOR THE PARK PROJECT NO. 6A TO JAN-CAR, INC., OF HORIZON CITY, TEXAS, FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $612,834.00. IMPROVEMENTS WILL BE CONSTRUCTED ON 11 DIFFERENT PARKS.

DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT

AWARD TO: JAN-CAR, INC.

HORIZON CITY, TEXAS

ITEMS: BASE BID - $493,600.00

ALTERNATES 1 THROUGH 11 - $119,234.00

TOTAL AWARD: $612,834.00

ACCOUNT NOS: 14101001-PQLPA186- 60183-508027 &

PROJECT NUMBERS: P518000808, P518000868,

P518000099, AND P518000106

FUNDING SOURCE: 2000 QUALITY OF LIFE BONDS & PARKLAND DEDICATION FUNDS

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE: SPRING 2007

DISTRICT(S): 1, 2, AND 8

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.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT THE INTENT OF THIS AWARD AND WHICH DO NOT EXCEED $25,000.00 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER.

THIS IS A LOW BID, LUMP-SUM CONTRACT. P+3 AND THE DEPARTMENTS OF PARKS AND RECREATION AND ENGINEERING RECOMMEND APPROVAL AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. [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 NOT PRESENT
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.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2006-161 for the Reconstruction of Taxiway ''H'' & ''G'' and FBO Apron Expansion to J.A.R. Concrete, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2006-161 FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF TAXIWAY ''H'' & ''G'' AND FBO APRON EXPANSION TO J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC., OF EL PASO, TEXAS, FOR AN ESTIMATED TOTAL AMOUNT OF $1,934,790.00.

DEPARTMENTS: ENGINEERING AND AVIATION

AWARD TO: J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: BASE BID I

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $1,934,790.00

ACCOUNT NO: 62620031--G620AIP0022-11511-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: FAA AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE: DECEMBER 2006

DISTRICT: 2

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 THIS UNIT PRICE CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED VALUE AND WILL BE ORDERED, PERFORMED, INVOICED, AND PAID BY MEASURED QUANTITY. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT 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, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT. THE DEPARTMENTS OF AVIATION AND FINANCIAL SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDERS. [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 NOT PRESENT
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.  FINANCIAL SERVICES - BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2006-111, MUSEUM EXHIBITS FOR EL PASO MUSEUM OF HISTORY (FABRICATION AND INSTALLATION), TO SPLIT ROCK STUDIOS FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $869,579.00.

DEPARTMENT: MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS

AWARD TO: SPLIT ROCK STUDIOS

ARDEN HILLS, MN

ITEM(S): A TO Z GALLERY GROUP: ITEMS AZ1.0, AZ2.0, AZ2.1. AZ3.1, AZ3.2,

AZ3.4, AZ3.5, AZ3.6, AZ4.0, AND AZ5.0 ($173,248.00)

CHANGING PASS A GROUP: ITEMS CPA1.0, CPA2.0, CPA3.0,

CPA4.0, CPA5.0, CPA5.1, CPA6.0, CPA6.1, CPA8.0, CPA9.0,

CPA10.0, CPA DEDUCT 1, AND CPA DEDUCT 3 ($170,742.00)

CHANGING PASS B GROUP: ITEMS CPB1.0, CPB2.0, CPB3.0,

CPB4.0, CPB5.0, CPB6.0, CPB7.0, CPB 8.0, CPB9.0, CPB10.0,

CPB11.0, CPB13.0, CPB14.0, AND CPB15.0 ($98,695.00)

CHANGING PASS C GROUP: ITEMS CPC1.0, CPC2.0, CPC5.0,

CPC6.0, CPC7.0, CPC8.0, CPC9.0, CPC10.0, AND CPC11.0

($169,475.00)

CHANGING PASS D GROUP: ITEMS CPD1.0, CPD2.0, CPD2.1,

CPD3.0, CPD4.0, AND CPD DEDUCT 1 ($63,034.00)

ADDITIONAL EXHIBITS GROUP: CPA DEDUCT 1, CPA DEDUCT 3, CPD DEDUCT 1, CPC3.0, CPC4.0, CPC12.0 ($124,385.00)

ESTIMATED ANCILLARY WORK BASED ON HOURLY RATES FOR TRADES (I.E. FABRICATORS, INSTALLERS, SHOP SUPERVISORS, CAD DETAILER, ETC.) ($70,000.00)

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $869,579.00

ACCOUNT NO.: PHI05001-26283-31130565-508016 $50,000.00

PHI05001-26283-31130565-508050 $55,000.00

PHI05001-60502-31250204-508016 $764,579.00

FUNDING SOURCE: 2000 QUALITY OF LIFE BONDS AND 2002 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION AND DONATIONS AND FUND RAISING

DISTRICT(S): 8

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 CONTINGENT UPON THE AVAILABILITY OF FUNDING. THE CITY MANAGER IS SPECIFICALLY AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE NOTICES TO PROCEED IN ONE OR MORE STAGES AND TO DECREASE THE AWARD AND DEDUCT THE ADDITIONAL EXHIBITS GROUP AND THE ESTIMATED ANCILLARY WORK IN THE EVENT THAT ANTICIPATED FUNDRAISING MONIES ARE NOT AVAILABLE.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE PURCHASING MANAGER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT THE INTENT OF THIS AWARD AND WHICH DO NOT EXCEED $25,000.00 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER.

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE FOR THE FABRICATION AND INSTALLATION OF MUSEUM EXHIBITS FOR THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF HISTORY.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF MUSEUM AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND FINANCIAL SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE BIDDER OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 15.  POLICE DEPARTMENT: Discussion and action on a resolution that the Mayor be authorized to sign an Interlocal Government Agreement between the City of El Paso and the County of El Paso/District Attorney, 34th Judicial District "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, FOR SERVICES TO THE CITY AND ITS POLICE DEPARTMENT RELATING TO ARRESTS AND PROSECUTION OF CASES IN CONNECTION WITH THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND PROGRAM FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 2006 THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2007, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $200,000.00. (ALL DISTRICTS) [POLICE DEPARTMENT, PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7310]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 16A.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance annexing all of Tracts 2B and 2B2, Section 46, Block 79, Township 2, Texas & Pacific Railroad Company Surveys"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED

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] POSTPONED FROM 06-20-06

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro NOT PRESENT
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: 16B.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 5, Block 80, Township 1, Texas and Pacific Railroad Company Surveys"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED

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] POSTPONED FROM 08-01-06 AND 08-08-06

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 16C.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 58, SA & MG Railroad Company Survey No. 267"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 58, SA & MG RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEY NO. 267, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-O (APARTMENT-OFFICE) TO S-D (SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 122 THORN AVENUE. APPLICANT: SEGGY CORPORATION. ZON06-00058 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, LINDA CASTLE, (915) 541-4029]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 16D.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON06-00026"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON06-00026 TO ALLOW FOR A GROUND-MOUNTED CELLULAR TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITY ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF LOT 16, BLOCK 140, EASTWOOD HEIGHTS UNIT F, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.12.040 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: 10104 ALBUM AVE. APPLICANT: CRICKET COMMUNICATIONS. ZON06-00026 (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 NOT PRESENT
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 16E.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting a Special Privilege authorizing the temporary closure of San Francisco Avenue (Trolley Lane) between El Paso Street and Santa Fe Street"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE AUTHORIZING THE TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SAN FRANCISCO AVENUE (TROLLEY LANE) BETWEEN EL PASO STREET AND SANTA FE STREET FOR A CITY-SPONSORED ROCKABILLY ROUNDUP AND CLASSIC CAR SHOW EVENT ON AUGUST 17, 2006. (SP-06008). (DISTRICT 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 17A.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.150 (Schedule XIV, Speed Limits), Subsection ''H''"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS), SUBSECTION ''H'' (FORTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND SPEED LIMIT ON REDD ROAD FROM DONIPHAN DRIVE TO RESLER DRIVE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 1) [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 NOT PRESENT
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 17B.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.150 (Schedule XIV, Speed Limits), Subsection ''C'' "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS), SUBSECTION ''C'' (TWENTY MILES PER HOUR), SUBPARAGRAPH 12 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND TO READ SUE HALL AVENUE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICTS 1 & 8)

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

   
Item: 17C.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: An Ordinance Amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.150 (Schedule XIV, Speed Limits), Subsection ''F''"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS), SUBSECTION ''F'' (THIRTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO DELETE MESA HILLS DRIVE FROM MESA STREET TO SUNLAND PARK DRIVE AND DELETE REDD ROAD FROM IH-10 NORTHBOUND FRONTAGE ROAD TO SOUTHWESTERN DRIVE AND TO AMEND THE SPEED LIMIT ON MESA HILLS FROM KINGSFIELD AVENUE TO SUNLAND PARK DRIVE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICTS 1 & 8) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX1.  Jose A. Gonzalez vs. City of El Paso, et. al; Cause No.: EP-05-CA-0447-FM "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN:MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO DELETE DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON JOSE A. GONZALEZ VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL; CAUSE NO.: EP-05-CA-0447-FM. (551.071).

JOSE A. GONZALEZ VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL; CAUSE NO.: EP-05-CA-0447-FM. (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 YES
4 Rep. Castro NOT PRESENT
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.  Robert A. Crank vs. City of El Paso, et. al; Cause No. 2006-1564. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN:MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT PLAINTIFF’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND AND BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE LAWSUIT STYLED ROBERT A. CRANK VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. 2006-1564.

ROBERT A. CRANK VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL; CAUSE NO. 2006-1564. (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 YES
4 Rep. Castro NOT PRESENT
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX3.  Armando Chacon vs. City of El Paso; Cause No. 2001-4755."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN:MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT PLAINTIFF’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED ARMANDO CHACON VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2001-4755.

ARMANDO CHACON VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2001-4755. (551.071).

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN, (915) 541-4550] POSTPONED FROM 08-08-06

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX4.  Economic development related negotiations with business prospect (OTH-0803-1) and the possible offer of financial or other incentives to the subject business prospect."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN:MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., AND CARRIED TO MOVE ON STAFF’S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RELATED NEGOTIATIONS WITH BUSINESS PROSPECT (OTH-0803-1) AND THE POSSIBLE OFFER OF FINANCIAL OR OTHER INCENTIVES TO THE SUBJECT BUSINESS PROSPECT. (551.087).

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RELATED NEGOTIATIONS WITH BUSINESS PROSPECT (OTH-0803-1) AND THE POSSIBLE OFFER OF FINANCIAL OR OTHER INCENTIVES TO THE SUBJECT BUSINESS PROSPECT. (551.087). [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, LUCILLE PONTICELLI, (915) 541-4679]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX5.  Tomas Garcia vs. The City of El Paso; Cause No. 2004-2341."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN:MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO DELETE DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON TOMAS GARCIA VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2004-2341. (551.071).

TOMAS GARCIA VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2004-2341. (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 YES
4 Rep. Castro NOT PRESENT
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX1.  Massey Automotive, L.P. vs. The City of El Paso and Dick Poe Dodge, L.P.; Cause No. 2006-2143 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN:MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY COUNCIL AUTHORIZES THE CITY ATTORNEY TO SUSPEND PERFORMANCE OF THE CONTRACT FOR PURCHASE OF POLICE VEHICLES PREVIOUSLY AWARDED TO DICK POE FAMILY OF DEALERSHIPS FOR A PERIOD OF TWO WEEKS.

MASSEY AUTOMOTIVE, L.P. VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO AND DICK POE DODGE, L.P.; CAUSE NO. 2006-2143 (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 YES
4 Rep. Castro NOT PRESENT
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE


 
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