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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 8/29/2006
 
   
Item: EX5.  Discussion and action on joining the Alliance of Texas Cities for Clean Air in possible litigation"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO SUPPORTS THE EFFORTS OF THE ALLIANCE OF TEXAS CITIES FOR CLEAN AIR (“ALLIANCE”) AND THEIR EFFORTS TO INSURE THAT THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (“TCEQ”) AND OTHER GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES RESPONSIBLE FOR PERMITTING AND CONSTRUCTION OF POWER PLANTS IN THE STATE OF TEXAS USE PROCEDURES AND STANDARDS THAT PROVIDE FULL AND FAIR CONSIDERATION OF CONCERNS VOICED BY TEXAS MUNICIPALITIES, INCLUDING PROCEDURES THAT ADEQUATELY CONSIDER THE CUMULATIVE IMPACT OF NUMEROUS ADDITIONAL POWER PLANTS AND THAT REQUIRE THE CLEANEST PRACTICABLE AVAILABLE PROCESSES AND TECHNOLOGIES; AND THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO AUTHORIZES THE CITY ATTORNEY OR HIS DESIGNEE TO SIGN ANY AND ALL DOCUMENTATION HE CONSIDERS ADVISABLE TO SUPPORT THE EFFORTS OF THE ALLIANCE AND TO INTERVENE IN PERMITTING PROCEEDINGS, RULEMAKING AND RELATED DOCKETS AND APPEALS THEREOF IN MATTERS RELATED TO OR AFFECTING THE CONSTRUCTION OR PERMITTING OF ELECTRIC GENERATION PLANTS IN THE STATE OF TEXAS; PROVIDED HOWEVER, THE CITY OF EL PASO SHALL NOT PROVIDE FUNDING TO THE ALLIANCE TO FINANCE PROCEEDINGS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON JOINING THE ALLIANCE OF TEXAS CITIES FOR CLEAN AIR IN POSSIBLE LITIGATION. (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 NO
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin ABSTAIN
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
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 22, 2006, SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF AUGUST 21, 2006 (AGENDA REVIEW), AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF AUGUST 16, 2006 (FIRST PUBLIC HEARING ON THE CITY OF EL PASO'S PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX RATE INCREASE).

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

"3A. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT FOR ADVERTISING BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND IOS AMIGO AIRSHO, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT FOR ADVERTISING BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND IOS AMIGO AIRSHO, INC. FOR THE AIR SHOW AT BIGGS ARMY AIRFIELD, FT. BLISS, TEXAS, ON OCTOBER 6, 7, AND 8, 2006. THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF THE CONTRACT SHALL NOT EXCEED $30,000.00. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3B. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF SUBLEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), CHENAUSKY PROPERTIES & INVESTMENTS, LLC (''LESSEE'') AND EL PASO AERO, INC. (''SUBLESSEE'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF SUBLEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), CHENAUSKY PROPERTIES & INVESTMENTS, LLC (''LESSEE'') AND EL PASO AERO, INC. (''SUBLESSEE'') REGARDING A PORTION OF THE PREMISES LOCATED AT 7305 BOEING DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724

"3C. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF SUBLEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), CHENAUSKY PROPERTIES & INVESTMENTS, LLC (''LESSEE'') AND WJN CORPORATION (''SUBLESSEE'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF SUBLEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), CHENAUSKY PROPERTIES & INVESTMENTS, LLC (''LESSEE'') AND WJN CORPORATION (''SUBLESSEE'') REGARDING A PORTION OF THE PREMISES LOCATED AT 7305 BOEING DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3D. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ANDREA L. TIRRES TO EMPLOY ANDREA L. TIRRES AS AN AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE COORDINATOR

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ANDREA L. TIRRES TO EMPLOY ANDREA L. TIRRES AS AN AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE COORDINATOR AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $2,538.46 FOR 40 HOURS PER WEEK. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF OCTOBER 2, 2006, THROUGH OCTOBER 1, 2007. FUND SOURCE: 71010277-01101-7100. [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, NATHALIE PRISE, (915) 541-4643]

"3E. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''BUYER'') AND DANIEL AND MARCELA G. ORDONEZ (''SELLERS'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''BUYER'') AND DANIEL AND MARCELA G. ORDONEZ (''SELLERS'') AND ANY OTHER DOCUMENTATION NECESSARY TO CONSUMMATE THE ACQUISITION OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY:

A PARCEL CONTAINING .4834 ACRE OF LAND, MORE OR LESS, DESCRIBED AS LOTS 3 & 4, BLOCK DD, EASTRIDGE SUBDIVISION, LOCATED IN EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, (ALSO KNOWN AS 1604-1608 SUMAC DRIVE) IN THE AMOUNT OF SEVENTY-EIGHT THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED AND NO/100THS ($78,500.00) TO BE USED FOR OFF STREET PARKING FOR TRAVIS WHITE PARK. PROJECT #: PQLPA179; FUND: 60179; DEPARTMENT: 14101001; ACCOUNT: 508000. (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

"3F. RESOLUTION: THE CITY EXERCISES THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE AGREEMENT FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MORENO CARDENAS, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY EXERCISES THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE AGREEMENT FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MORENO CARDENAS, INC., AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT TO INCREASE THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION UNDER THE AGREEMENT BY AN ADDITIONAL TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($250,000.00). (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"4A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: ALYCE BURMEISTER TO THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF ART ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ALYCE BURMEISTER TO THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF ART ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR. [REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4189]

"4B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: RUTH REYES TO CITY-COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RUTH REYES TO CITY-COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MELISSA NAJERA TO THE CITY-COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

MELISSA NAJERA TO THE CITY-COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR. [REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4189]

"5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: SUSANNA VISCONTI TO ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

SUSANNA VISCONTI TO ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

"6. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO. 2006-100 AWARD TO: CAREFREE JANITORIAL SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

SOLICITATION NO. 2006-100 JANITORIAL SERVICES - EL PASO POLICE

DEPARTMENT FACILITIES

AWARD TO: CAREFREE JANITORIAL SERVICES

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES - MAINTENANCE DIVISION

AWARD TO: CAREFREE JANITORIAL SERVICES

EL PASO, TX

ITEM(S): 1, 2, AND 3

ESTIMATED ANNUAL AMOUNT: $25,560.00

OPTION: OPTION TO RENEW FOR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR

PRIOR TO THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM.



ACCOUNT NOS.: 31010325-01101-502206

FUNDING SOURCE: OPERATING ACCOUNT, MAINTENANCE SERVICE

CONTRACTS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $76,680.00

DISTRICT(S): 2, 3, AND 8

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH CONTRACT. CAREFREE JANITORIAL SERVICES OFFERS 1%-10 DAYS, PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND GENERAL SERVICES - MAINTENANCE DIVISION RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE BIDDER OFFERING THE BEST-VALUE BID. [FINANCIAL SERVICES, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

"7. ENGINEERING: APPROVE CONSTRUCTION CHANGE ORDER NO. 2 TO SOUTHWEST GROWTH CORPORATION FOR CONTRACT NUMBER 2005-281

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE CONSTRUCTION CHANGE ORDER NO. 2 TO SOUTHWEST GROWTH CORPORATION FOR CONTRACT NUMBER 2005-281, CLINT LANDFILL PHASE I, CELLS 3-6 & SCALE HOUSE TCEQ MSM PERMIT NUMBER 2284 (BASE BID II). THIS CONSTRUCTION CHANGE ORDER RESULTED FROM THE ENCOUNTERING OF UNFORESEEN CONDITIONS DURING THE EXCAVATION PROCESS. THE DOLLAR AMOUNT OF THIS CHANGE ORDER IS ESTIMATED TO BE $28,395.80 AND INCREASES THE UNIT QUANTITIES.

FUNDS AVAILABLE: PSWM0012-40426-34340300-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT REVENUE BONDS

LOCATION: CLINT LANDFILL

DISTRICT(S): ALL

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

"8. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2006-1232 AIRPORT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2006-1232 AIRPORT

TRANSFER OF FUNDS TO COVER THE COST OF THE AIRLINE TICKET KIOSK CENTER PROJECT.

INCREASE $50,000 TO FUND BALANCE TRANSFER

INCREASE $50,000 TO CONSTRUCTION

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro DID NOT VOTE
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega DID NOT VOTE
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:"
   
 

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 CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE WEST PORTION OF LOT 1, PALO VISTA ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-4/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITIONS) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 12000 BLOCK OF MONTANA AVENUE. APPLICANT: YSELA SANCHEZ. ZON06-00076. (DISTRICT 5) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 19, 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.  Ordinance changing the zoning of Lots 7, 12, 13, 14, 15, and 16, Block 9, El Paso International Airport Tracts, Unit 7, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 7, 12, 13, 14, 15, AND 16, BLOCK 9, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS, UNIT 7, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8201 LOCKHEED. APPLICANT: SPECTRUM PROPERTIES. ZON06-00077. (DISTRICT 3) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, STEPHEN F. SCHLETT, (915) 541-4935

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 19, 2006, FOR ITEMS 9B

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10A.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Lot 2, Block 46, Sun Ridge Subdivision Unit 12, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas ZON06-00068."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 2, BLOCK 46, SUN RIDGE SUBDIVISION UNIT 12, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-O/SC (APARTMENT/OFFICE/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO C-2/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF ZARAGOZA ROAD, NORTH OF SUN FIRE BLVD. APPLICANT: E P SUMMIT. ZON06-00068. (DISTRICT 6) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
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.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 8, Nellie D. Mundy Survey No. 239, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, ZON06-00066. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF TALBOT AVENUE AND WEST OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 10. APPLICANT: EL PASO OUTLET CENTER, LLC. ZON06-00066. (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 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: 10E.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON06-00067"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON06-00067 TO ALLOW FOR A PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT WITH PRIVATE STREETS, REDUCED SETBACKS, AND REDUCED LOT DEPTHS ON ALL OF TRACTS 2A, 2C, 2G, 2G1, AND 2I, BLOCK 9, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.12.040 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF GOMEZ ROAD, WEST OF WESTSIDE DRIVE. APPLICANTS: ENRIQUE ESCOBAR AND RENA SEIFTS. ZON06-00067. (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 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: 10C.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending ninety-five Sections/Subsections of Title 20 (Zoning) of the El Paso City Code "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING NINETY-FIVE SECTIONS/SUBSECTIONS OF TITLE 20 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING AND AMENDING PROVISIONS RELATING TO PERSONAL WIRELESS SERVICE FACILITIES, SETTING FORTH REGULATIONS REGARDING THE CONSTRUCTION OF PERSONAL WIRELESS SERVICE FACILITIES, AND REPLACING EXISTING CODE LANGUAGE WITH CURRENT TERMINOLOGY. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, KIMBERLY FORSYTH, (915) 541-4631]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10F.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Lot 11 and the northerly 8.66 feet of Lot 12, Block 43, Hart Addition, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas ZON06-00069 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 11 AND THE NORTHERLY 8.66 FEET OF LOT 12, BLOCK 43, HART ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-2 (APARTMENT) TO A-O (APARTMENT-OFFICE). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 920 NORTH STANTON. APPLICANT: THE HENDERSON PARTNERSHIP. ZON06-00069 (DISTRICT 8) [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 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: 10D.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 20 (Zoning) of the El Paso City Code by amending Section 20.62.020 (Non-Conforming Uses and Structures)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY AMENDING SECTION 20.62.020 (NON-CONFORMING USES AND STRUCTURES), TO ADD SUBSECTION M, REGULATING NON-CONFORMING PERSONAL WIRELESS SERVICE FACILITIES. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, KIMBERLY FORSYTH, (915) 541-4631]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10G.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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: 11.  PUBLIC HEARING - OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET: An Ordinance Levying 2007 Taxes. (All Districts) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE LEVYING 2007 TAXES. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
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 NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12.  PUBLIC HEARING - MAYOR AND COUNCIL: 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"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13.  PUBLIC HEARING - FINANCIAL SERVICES: An Ordinance authorizing the City of El Paso to sell Tract 27, Block 9, Socorro Grant, City of Socorro, El Paso County, Texas"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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.  PUBLIC HEARING - PARKS AND RECREATION: An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a lease agreement between the City of El Paso and the El Paso Independent School District "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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 MACARTHUR 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]

   
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: 15A.  PUBLIC HEARING - TAX OFFICE: 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"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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: 15B.  PUBLIC HEARING - TAX OFFICE: 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''"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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: 15C.  PUBLIC HEARING - TAX OFFICE: 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"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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

   
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: 15D.  PUBLIC HEARING - TAX OFFICE: 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"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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: 15E.  PUBLIC HEARING - TAX OFFICE: 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: ADOPTED

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

   
Item: 16.  PUBLIC HEARING - AIRPORT: 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"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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 QUIONEZ, (915) 771-6016]

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

   
Item: 17.  AIRPORT: Discussion and action regarding a resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a Foreign-Trade Zone Manufacturing Operator Agreement "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A FOREIGN-TRADE ZONE MANUFACTURING OPERATOR AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION, FOREIGN-TRADE ZONE NO. 68 (''GRANTEE''); NATIONAL UNION ELECTRIC CORP., BRUCE AND MARILYN GARNAND TRUST, AND EUREKA PLAZA CO. (COLLECTIVELY REFERRED TO AS ''OWNER''); AND ELECTROLUX HOME CARE PRODUCTS LTD. (''MANUFACTURING OPERATOR''). THE PROPOSED MANUFACTURING ACTIVITY WILL OCCUR WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF FOREIGN-TRADE ZONE NO. 68 AT THREE LOCATIONS (9600 PAN AMERICA WAY, 9660 PLAZA CIRCLE, AND 9500 PLAZA CIRCLE, ALL LOCATED IN EL PASO, TX 79927) WHICH ELECTROLUX HAS THE AUTHORITY TO USE VIA LONG-TERM LEASES OR DEEDS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

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

   
Item: 18A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Special Recognition to Mayela Mejia for Organizing the ''Tardeada/Baile for the 2006 Flood Victims Relief Fund''"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

SPECIAL RECOGNITION TO MAYELA MEJIA FOR ORGANIZING THE ''TARDEADA/BAILE FOR THE 2006 FLOOD VICTIMS RELIEF FUND'' BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 18B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to reconsider Ordinance No. 016411 and Ordinance No. 016410 regarding Taxi Cab Companies"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO RECONSIDER ORDINANCE NO. 016411 AND ORDINANCE NO. 016410 REGARDING TAXI CAB COMPANIES BY REPRESENTATIVE ALEXANDRO LOZANO. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 18C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to review scheduling procedures for the Convention Visitor Bureau"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO REVIEW SCHEDULING PROCEDURES FOR THE CONVENTION VISITOR BUREAU. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., (915) 541-4178]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 19.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action that City Council adopt policies and priorities for the 33rd Year (2007-2008) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and for the Fiscal Year 2007 Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) Program"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ALL SUCH POLICIES AND PRIORITIES ATTACHED HERETO AS A THROUGH I; THAT CITY COUNCIL ESTABLISH NOVEMBER 27, 2006, AS THE DEADLINE FOR THE SUBMISSION OF ALL CDBG SOCIAL SERVICE AND ESG APPLICATION PACKETS; THAT CITY COUNCIL ESTABLISH DECEMBER 8, 2006, AS THE DEADLINE FOR CITY REPRESENTATIVE REQUESTS AND CITIZEN AND NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION REQUEST FORMS; AND THAT CITY COUNCIL ESTABLISH JANUARY 12, 2007, AS THE FINAL DEADLINE FOR THE SUBMISSION OF 33RD YEAR CDBG HOUSING, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, PUBLIC FACILITIES, PLANNING AND CITY DEPARTMENT APPLICATION PACKETS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, NATHALIE PRISE, (915) 541-4643]

   
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: 20.  ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES: Discussion and action that the Solid Waste lien listed below be approved. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE SOLID WASTE LIEN LISTED BELOW BE APPROVED.

10120 MONTANA AVENUE $1,698.20 ABDOLKARIM SAADATKHAH

(DISTRICT 3) [ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

POSTPONED FROM 08-22-06

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 21.  FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES: Discussion and action on a resolution regarding the request of Texas Gas Service, an operating Division of ONEOK, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION REGARDING THE REQUEST OF TEXAS GAS SERVICE, AN OPERATING DIVISION OF ONEOK, INC., FOR AN INTERIM RATE ADJUSTMENT PURSUANT TO THE GAS RELIABILITY INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAM. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, WILLIAM STUDER, (915) 541-4011]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 22A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: 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 one (1) additional year from September 1, 2006, throu  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

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 ONE (1) ADDITIONAL YEAR FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 2006, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2007, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF CONTRACT RELATING TO REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL 2004-088R 800 MHZ TRUNKED SIMULCAST RADIO SYSTEM/800 MHZ CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM FIXED EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE WITH MOTOROLA, INC., ALBUQUERQUE, NM.

ADDITIONALLY, AUTHORIZATION IS REQUESTED FOR CITY STAFF TO NEGOTIATE, CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE TO REVIEW, AND THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY RELATED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS NECESSARY DURING THE CONTRACT.

DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

OPTION NO. ONE OF FIVE

AMOUNT: $641,828.52 ANNUAL

ACCOUNT NO: VARIOUS

FUNDING SOURCE: VARIOUS

DISTRICT(S): ALL

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

   
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: 22B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on a resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign an Agreement between the City and First Southwest Company "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND FIRST SOUTHWEST COMPANY TO PERFORM FINANCIAL ADVISORY SERVICES FOR THE CITY FOR AN INITIAL FIVE YEAR PERIOD WITH OPTIONS TO EXTEND THE CONTRACT FOR TWO ADDITIONAL FIVE-YEAR PERIODS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, WILLIAM STUDER, (915) 541-4011] FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4293]

   
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: 23.  PARKS AND RECREATION: Discussion and action on a resolution that the Year 2006-2016 Parks and Recreation Master Plan for the City of El Paso, Texas, be officially adopted"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE YEAR 2006-2016 PARKS AND RECREATION MASTER PLAN FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, BE OFFICIALLY ADOPTED, AS IS ON FILE WITH THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK, AND INCORPORATED HEREIN FOR ALL INTENTS AND PURPOSES. (ALL DISTRICTS) (PARKS AND RECREATION, NORMAN C. MERRIFIELD, (915)541-4910)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item:   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

" ADDITION 1. CONSENT AGENDA - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO SIGN TEMPORARY RIGHTS-OF-ENTRY,"

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE APPROVED AS TO FORM BY THE CITY ATTORNEY, WHICH WILL ALLOW PRIVATE PROPERTY OWNERS TO ACCESS THEIR PROPERTIES FROM CITY PROPERTIES AND CITY CONTROLLED PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY TO REPAIR, PROTECT, AND PREVENT FURTHER DAMAGE TO THEIR PROPERTIES AS A RESULT OF STORM 2006. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, LARRY NICHOLS, (915) 541-4557]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX1.  Workers' Compensation Subrogation Interest regarding Victor Echegoyen. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY SETTLE ITS SUBROGATION INTEREST IN THE CLAIM OF VICTOR ECHEGOYEN, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER AND/OR THE CITY ATTORNEY, OR HIS DESIGNEE, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO EFFECTUATE THAT AUTHORITY.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION SUBROGATION INTEREST REGARDING VICTOR ECHEGOYEN. (551.071). [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIA G. MARTINEZ, (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 ABSTAIN
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX2.  The caim of Javier Gonzalez/Parks/L0023."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT CLAIMANT’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND OF JAVIER GONZALEZ/PARKS/L0023.

IN THE CLAIM OF JAVIER GONZALEZ/PARKS/L0023. (551.071). (CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN, (915)541-4550)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX3.  Billy Ray Nitsch vs. The City of El Paso, et. al.; Cause No. EP-06-CA-0042-KC"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT PLAINTIFF’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED BILLY RAY NITSCH VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. EP-06-CA-0042-KC.

BILLY RAY NITSCH VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. EP-06-CA-0042-KC. (551.071). (CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN, (915)541-4550)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX4.  Breath Alcohol Testing Program, Our File No. 05-353635"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN:MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO AUTHORIZES THE CITY ATTORNEY TO SETTLE THE MATTER INVOLVING FUNDS RELATING TO THE DWI BATP PROGRAM AND AUTHORIZES THE CITY ATTORNEY OR HIS DESIGNEE TO SIGN ALL SETTLEMENT DOCUMENTS, OUR FILE NUMBER 05-353635.

BREATH ALCOHOL TESTING PROGRAM, OUR FILE NO. 05-353635. (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 YES
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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