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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL AND MASS TRANSIT MEETING
Date: 9/12/2006
 
   
Item: NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

"1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: (MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 5, 2006, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF AUGUST 8, 2006 (BUDGET WRAP-UP).

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

"3A. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT OF THE VEHICLE RENTAL CONCESSION AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, DEVOS MOTOR CO., INC. DBA DOLLAR RENT A CAR DBA THRIFTY CAR RENTAL (''ASSIGNOR'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT OF THE VEHICLE RENTAL CONCESSION AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, DEVOS MOTOR CO., INC. DBA DOLLAR RENT A CAR DBA THRIFTY CAR RENTAL (''ASSIGNOR''), AND DTG OPERATIONS, INC. DBA DOLLAR RENT A CAR DBA THRIFTY CAR RENTAL (''ASSIGNEE'') FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: COUNTER AREA #6 ON THE GROUND FLOOR OF THE AIRPORT TERMINAL BUILDING AND CERTAIN ALLOCATED SPACES IN THE READY/RETURN LOT. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3B. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A MAINTENANCE FACILITY AND LAND LEASE FOR AUTO RENTAL CONCESSION BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND DTG OPERATIONS, INC. DBA DOLLAR RENT A CAR DBA THRIFTY CAR RENTAL (''LESSEE'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A MAINTENANCE FACILITY AND LAND LEASE FOR AUTO RENTAL CONCESSION BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND DTG OPERATIONS, INC. DBA DOLLAR RENT A CAR DBA THRIFTY CAR RENTAL (''LESSEE'') FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: LOT 4, BLOCK 1-B, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, CONSISTING OF 33,114 SQUARE FEET OF LAND, INCLUDING 2,476 SQUARE FEET OF BUILDING AND SITE IMPROVEMENTS; MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 6511 ALLEGHENY DR., EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3C. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A TEMPORARY LAND USE LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND DTG OPERATIONS, INC. DBA DOLLAR RENT A CAR DBA THRIFTY CAR RENTAL (''LESSEE'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A TEMPORARY LAND USE LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND DTG OPERATIONS, INC. DBA DOLLAR RENT A CAR DBA THRIFTY CAR RENTAL (''LESSEE'') FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: A PORTION OF TRACT 4A26, BLOCK 2, ASCARATE GRANT, AND A PORTION OF BLOCK 1D, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS, UNIT 5, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, CONTAINING APPROXIMATELY 16,825 SQUARE FEET OF LAND. (DISTRICT 3)

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

"3D. RESOLUTION: MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, AND THE EL PASO COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 2

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, AND THE EL PASO COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 2 TO JOIN VARIOUS OTHER ENTITIES FOR WHOM THE CITY ACTS AS PROPERTY TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR. (ALL DISTRICTS) [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

"4A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: LIDIA FLYNN TO THE GREATER EL PASO CIVIC, CONVENTION, AND TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

LIDIA FLYNN TO THE GREATER EL PASO CIVIC, CONVENTION, AND TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8.

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

"4B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: RENE D. PENA TO THE CITY EMPLOYEES PENSION FUND BOARD OF TRUSTEES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RENE D. PENA TO THE CITY EMPLOYEES PENSION FUND BOARD OF TRUSTEES BY MAYOR JOHN COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"4C. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: ROBERT C. SCHULZ TO THE PUBLIC UTILITY REGULATION BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ROBERT C. SCHULZ TO THE PUBLIC UTILITY REGULATION BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

"5. BOARD APPOINTMENT: DOLORES A. GUTIERREZ GROSS, PH.D., TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DOLORES A. GUTIERREZ GROSS, PH.D., TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

"6. RESIDENTIAL STREET (LIGHT(S): NORTHEAST CORNER OF INTERSECTION OF WRIGHT AND NEVADA.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE INSTALLATION, POWER, AND MAINTENANCE OF RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT(S) AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATION(S):

NORTHEAST CORNER OF INTERSECTION OF WRIGHT AND NEVADA. ESTIMATED COST IS $1,398.00. FUNDING SOURCE TO BE PROVIDED FROM DISTRICT 8'S DISCRETIONARY ACCOUNT COUNCIL SPECIAL PROJECT (ID #01010008, PROJECT # 504420, FUND # 01101, CLASS #01001). (DISTRICT 8) [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4268]

"7. ENGINEERING: APPROVE CHANGE ORDER NUMBER 7 TO J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC. FOR CONTRACT NUMBER 2005-119, CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT (CBD) PHASE III PROJECT.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE CHANGE ORDER NUMBER 7 TO J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC. FOR CONTRACT NUMBER 2005-119, CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT (CBD) PHASE III PROJECT. THIS CHANGE ORDER DIRECTS THE CONTRACTOR TO REPLACE ASPHALT PAVING WITH CONCRETE ON OREGON STREET FROM WYOMING AVENUE TO MAIN STREET AND ON MILLS STREET FROM MESA STREET TO STANTON STREET. THE DOLLAR AMOUNT OF THIS CHANGE ORDER IS $98,198.50.

FUNDS AVAILABLE: PPWST03001-27704-31255002-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: 2004 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS

LOCATION: OREGON STREET AND MILLS STREET

DISTRICT(S): 8

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

"8. PURCHASING: PURCHASING MANAGER, FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT FOR A ONE YEAR PERIOD, FROM OCTOBER 1, 2006, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2007,

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER, FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT FOR A ONE YEAR PERIOD, FROM OCTOBER 1, 2006, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2007, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF CONTRACT 2004-221, SALE OF RECYCLABLE ALUMINUM CANS, TIN CANS, AND SCRAP METALS.

VENDOR 1: DESERT EAGLE RECYCLING

EL PASO, TX

ITEM: 2 (ALUMINUM CANS)

VENDOR 2: LUCERO SCRAP

EL PASO, TX

ITEM: 3 (SCRAP METALS)

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

OPTION NO.: ONE OF ONE

ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $19,000.00

ACCOUNT NO.: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES REVENUE

FUNDING SOURCE: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES REVENUE

DISTRICT(S): ALL

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

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.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9A.  -9F. 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 GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO THE INTERNATIONAL HISPANIC CULTURAL INSTITUTE, INCORPORATED, TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE A PORTION OF SAN FRANCISCO AVENUE (TROLLEY LANE) BETWEEN EL PASO STREET AND SANTA FE STREET FROM SEPTEMBER 29, 2006, THROUGH OCTOBER 1, 2006, FOR THE ''LATINO ARTS OUTDOOR FESTIVAL''. (FEE: $225.00, SPL06-00002) (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

9B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.030 (SCHEDULE III - PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON CERTAIN STREETS) TO ADD A NEW LOCATION ON VISTA DEL SOL DRIVE FROM SUMAC DRIVE TO CITY LIMITS, BOTH SIDES. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 6)

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

9C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.030 (SCHEDULE III - PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON CERTAIN STREETS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO DELETE BOTH SIDES OF VISTA DEL SOL DRIVE FROM YARBROUGH DRIVE TO A POINT 500 FEET EAST OF VISTA DE ORO DRIVE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 6) [ENGINEERING, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

9D. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.040, SCHEDULE IV (PARKING PROHIBITED DURING CERTAIN HOURS ON CERTAIN STREETS), PARAGRAPH J (NO PARKING 7:00 AM TO 4:00 PM) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO DELETE CERTAIN SUBPARAGRAPHS OF PARAGRAPH J. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.85.110 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT-ALL) [ENGINEERING, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

9E. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING SECTION 12.88.041, SCHEDULE IV(A) (PARKING PROHIBITED DURING CERTAIN HOURS, SCHOOL DAYS ONLY); THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.85.110 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT-ALL) [ENGINEERING, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 26, 2006, FOR ITEMS 9A - 9E

9F. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON06-00084 TO ALLOW FOR A SPECIAL PERMIT FOR A GOVERNMENTAL USE ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS PARCEL 1 AND 3: A PORTION OF WOODLAWN ADDITION AND WASHINGTON PARK, AND PORTIONS OF STATE HIGHWAY RIGHT OF WAY, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; AND PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF WOODLAWN ADDITION AND WASHINGTON PARK, PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 20.24.040 AND 20.14.040 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 4001 E. PAISANO. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. ZON06-00084. (DISTRICT 3) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON OCTOBER 3, 2006, FOR ITEM 9F

PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD AS PART OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING WHICH BEGINS AT APPROXIMATELY 9:00 A.M. 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, 8:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M.

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

   
Item: 10.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON06-00070 to allow for a Planned Residential Development "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON06-00070 TO ALLOW FOR A PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT ON TRACT 199 AND THE SOUTH 130 FEET OF TRACT 200, SUNRISE ACRES NO. 2, EL PASO, EL PASO, COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.14.040 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: APOLLO AVENUE. APPLICANT: KEITH W. AND MARIA T. ALEXANDER. ZON06-00070. (DISTRICT 2) [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 DID NOT VOTE
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: 11A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on the future of elephants at the El Paso Zoo. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE FUTURE OF ELEPHANTS AT THE EL PASO ZOO.

[REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4268] POSTPONED FROM 09-05-06

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd NO
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro NO
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega NO
8 Rep. O'Rourke NO
- Mayor Cook YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: 11B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: City Manager to present new IT Director and brief on major duties, responsibilities, and obligations for the Department and organization"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

REQUEST THE CITY MANAGER TO PRESENT NEW IT DIRECTOR AND BRIEF ON MAJOR DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND OBLIGATIONS FOR THE DEPARTMENT AND ORGANIZATION BY REPRESENTATIVE ALEXANDRO LOZANO.

[REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 11C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to adopt the same operating policies and procedures for the Downtown-6th Street and the Airport Taxi Cabs"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO ADOPT THE SAME OPERATING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR THE DOWNTOWN-6TH STREET AND THE AIRPORT TAXI CABS, AND TO PROCEED WITH THE ''IN AND OUT'' POLICY IN BOTH DESTINATIONS BY REPRESENTATIVE ALEXANDRO LOZANO. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 12.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City to exercise the option to extend the agreement for Construction Management Services by and between the City of El Paso and Paragon Project Resources, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO EXERCISE THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE AGREEMENT FOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PARAGON PROJECT RESOURCES, 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 SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($750,000.00). (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: 13.  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"
   
 

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]

POSTPONED FROM 08-29-06

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX1.  James K. Terrell vs. City of El Paso, et. al; Cause No. EP-03-CA-0364-KC"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT PLAINTIFF’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED JAMES K. TERRELL VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. EP-03-CA-0364-KC.

JAMES K. TERRELL VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL; CAUSE NO. EP-03-CA-0364-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: EX2.  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 O’ROURKE, AND CARRIED THAT 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 TOMAS GARCIA V. THE CITY OF EL PASO, NO. 2004-2341.

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

   
Item: EX3.  International Commercial Bank of China, Los Angeles Branch vs. Mediacopy Texas, Inc., et. al.; Cause No. 2005-1987"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA, LOS ANGELES BRANCH VS. MEDIACOPY TEXAS, INC., ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. 2005-1987. (551.071).

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX4.  6415 Boeing, L.P. vs. The City of El Paso Central Appraisal District and the City of El Paso; Cause No. 2003-1691"
   
 

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 AND/OR OUTSIDE COUNSEL BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY TO NEGOTIATE A SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT REGARDING THE LAWSUIT STYLED 6451 BOEING, L.P. VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT AND THE CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. 2003-1691; AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO RESOLVE SUCH LAWSUIT INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, A SURRENDER OF LEASE AGREEMENT WITH 6451 BOEING, L.P. AND AN INDUSTRIAL SITE LEASE WITH SHAUDRA COMPANY, INC. FOR THE PROPERTY MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AS 6460 HILLER, AS MAY BE REQUIRED PURSUANT TO SUCH SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT.

6415 BOEING, L.P. VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT AND THE CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2003-1691. (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: EX5.  Alfred Corona vs. City of El Paso, Texas; Cause No. 2003-5296"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT PLAINTIFF’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED ALFRED CORONA VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2003-5296.

ALFRED CORONA VS. CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS; CAUSE NO. 2003-5296. (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 NO
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin ABSTAIN
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX6.  Economic development related negotiations with business prospect (SV-0803-1) and the possible offer of incentives to the subject business prospect."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND CARRIED TO APPROVE, WITH THE PROVISION THAT ARROYO 41A BE PRESERVED, STAFF’S RECOMMENDATION REGARDING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RELATED NEGOTIATIONS WITH BUSINESS PROSPECT (SV-0803-1) AND THE POSSIBLE OFFER OF FINANCIAL OR OTHER INCENTIVES TO THE SUBJECT BUSINESS PROSPECT.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RELATED NEGOTIATIONS WITH BUSINESS PROSPECT (SV-0803-1) AND THE POSSIBLE OFFER OF 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 NO
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke NO
- Mayor Cook YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: 1A.  Discussion and action regarding cell tower permit fees and the need to bring the fees in line with what other cities charge."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING CELL TOWER PERMIT FEES AND THE NEED TO BRING THE FEES IN LINE WITH WHAT OTHER CITIES CHARGE. [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

   
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Item: 1B.  Discussion and action on City-County Health Department and the need for operations to become more efficient and the need to streamline said operations."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON CITY-COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND THE NEED FOR OPERATIONS TO BECOME MORE EFFICIENT AND THE NEED TO STREAMLINE SAID OPERATIONS. [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

   
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Item: MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEETING
   
 

"MTB1. APPOINTMENT OF EVA CARTER TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD"

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPOINTMENT OF EVA CARTER TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO.

(ACTION 06-60)

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

   
Item: MTB2.  Award of Solicitation No. 2006-176, Oils & Lubricants to Big Bear Oil Company, Inc., C & R Distributing Inc., and PFC Lubricants "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO AWARD THE FOLLOWING:

IF THE APPARENT LOW BIDDER IS DISQUALIFIED FOR ANY REASON, THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO EXERCISE ANY OPTION LEGALLY AVAILABLE UNDER THE LAW BY AWARDING THE BID TO THE NEXT LOWEST RESPONSIVE AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER EVEN THOUGH THE BIDDER IS NOT NAMED ON THIS AGENDA.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2006-176, OILS & LUBRICANTS TO BIG BEAR OIL COMPANY, INC., C & R DISTRIBUTING INC., AND PFC LUBRICANTS FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $649,191.00.

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: BIG BEAR OIL COMPANY, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: 1-5, 7, 9 AND 14

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $177,920.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: C & R DISTRIBUTING INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: 6, 10, 12 AND 13

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $36,745.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 3: PFC LUBRICANTS

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: 11 AND 15

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $1,732.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600015-503004-40348

FUNDING SOURCE: MASS TRANSIT GENERAL REVENUE FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $649,191.00

DISTRICT(S): ALL

ACTION: 06-61

VENDOR 1 OFFERS THE CITY A DISCOUNT OF 1%10 DAYS NET 30. THESE ARE THREE [3] YEAR REQUIREMENT CONTRACTS.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MASS TRANSIT RECOMMEND AWARDS AS INDICATED, TO BIG BEAR OIL COMPANY, C&R DISTRIBUTING AND PFC LUBRICANTS, WHICH ARE THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDERS.

   
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1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
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 YES

   
Item: MTB3.  Presentation and recommendations regarding Fall Route Schedule adjustments."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PRESENTATION AND RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING FALL ROUTE SCHEDULE ADJUSTMENTS.

   
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Item: MTB4.  Director's Report"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DIRECTOR'S REPORT:

A. ON-TIME PERFORMANCE REPORT

B. BUS AVAILABILITY REPORT

C. SCHEDULED SERVICE PROVIDED

D. STATUS OF REFURBISHMENT PROJECT (MILLENNIUM BUSES)

E. FLEET REPLACEMENT STATUS

   
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