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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 10/3/2006
 
   
Item: EX1.  Legal issues related to the proceeds from the sale of PSB lands (551.071 & 551.072)."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

LEGAL ISSUES RELATED TO THE PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF PSB LANDS (551.071 & 551.072). [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, LAURA P. GORDON, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

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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 26, 2006, AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS OF SEPTEMBER 21, 2006 (DISABILITY AWARENESS AND SENSITIVITY TRAINING), AND SEPTEMBER 25, 2006 (AGENDA REVIEW).

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO

"3A. RESOLUTION: PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY 9300 CARRANZA

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

9300 CARRANZA DRIVE $1,207.31 DISTRICT 6

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

"3C. RESOLUTION: CITY COUNCIL APPROVES AND ADOPTS THE ATTACHED FACILITY RENTAL POLICY FOR THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF ART

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVES AND ADOPTS THE ATTACHED FACILITY RENTAL POLICY FOR THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF ART FOR THE PURPOSES OF ESTABLISHING GUIDELINES AND FEES FOR INDIVIDUALS AND ENTITIES' USE OF THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF ART FACILITIES AND REVOKING THE RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE RENTAL POLICY FOR THE MUSEUM OF ART PREVIOUSLY APPROVED BY THE CITY OF EL PASO ON SEPTEMBER, 15, 1998. (ALL DISTRICTS) [MUSEUM OF ART, MICHAEL A. TOMOR, (915) 532-1707

" 4B. REINSTATEMENT: KEATON, MICHAEL - FIREFIGHTER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

KEATON, MICHAEL - FIREFIGHTER

[FIRE, ROBERTO RIVERA, (915) 771-1000]

"4C. REINSTATEMENT: OCAMPO, RUBEN - RECREATION SPECIALIST

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

[PARKS AND RECREATION, NORMAN C. MERRIFIELD, (915) 541-4910]

"5. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: SOFIA ORDOŅEZ TO RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

SOFIA ORDOŅEZ TO RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

"6A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: DOUG HAMILTON TO THE AIRPORT BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DOUG HAMILTON TO THE AIRPORT BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1. [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

"6B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: SUMMER LUCIANO TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPOINTMENT OF SUMMER LUCIANO TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION BY CITY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

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

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

ATTACHMENT A

TAX REFUNDS

OCTOBER 03, 2006

A. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICES, LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,733.70 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #L478-999-0040-0400).

B. VERIZON (FORMERLY MCI) IN THE AMOUNT OF $66,482.31 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID # L612-999-0010-0250).

C. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICES, LLC, IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,521.83 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #M344-999-0070-1000)

D. JAVIER ALBERTO VAZQUEZ MENDOZA IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,145.90 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #Q550-999-0120-0100).

E. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE, LLC, IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,770.00 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #R460-999-0210-0200).

F. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE, LLC, IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,329.09 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-5810-2900).

G. LSI TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,583.01 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #Y805-999-0340-0701).



RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN MARIA O. RAMOS

CITY CLERK TAX DEPUTY ADMINISTRATOR

"8. MAYOR AND COUNCIL: ORDINANCE NO. 16301, SECTION 2.92.110 (DISCLOSURE OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ORDINANCE NO. 16301, SECTION 2.92.110 (DISCLOSURE OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION), REQUIRES THE DISCLOSURE OF ALL CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS OF $500.00 OR MORE. (SEE ATTACHMENT B) [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4022]

SEPTEMBER 25, 2006

ANN MORGAN LILLY

REPRESENTATIVE

DISTRICT 1

(915) 541-4022

CONTRIBUTIONS OVER $500.00 RECEIVED AT FUND RAISER ON AUGUST 23, 2006

ANDY J. WINTON $1,000.00

SCOTT WINTON $1,000.00

HAROLD HAHN $1,000.00

JON ROGERS $1,000.00

TOM ALOST $1,000.00

MARK DYER $1,000.00

DAN ROWE $1,000.00

DOUG SCHWARTZ $1,000.00

RISHER GILBERT $ 500.00

ROBERT GILBERT $ 500.00

JOHN MARTIN $1,000.00

RONALD D. ACOSTA $1,000.00

J.R. BROWN $1,000.00

BILL HAGAN $1,000.00

DAN O'LEARY $1,000.00

ED ABBOTT $1,000.00

THOMAS PENDERGAST $ 500.00

HERSCHEL STRINGFIELD $1,000.00

RICHARD L. THOMAS $ 500.00

GRAND TOTAL $17,000.00

"9. ENGINEERING: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PARKHILL, SMITH & COOPER, INC. FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''CLOSURE OF CLINT LANDFILL PERMIT 1482''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PARKHILL, SMITH & COOPER, INC. FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''CLOSURE OF CLINT LANDFILL PERMIT 1482'', WHICH AUTHORIZES THE ENGINEER TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL WORK TO UPDATE THE SITE OPERATING PLAN REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH THE NEW RULES ADOPTED BY THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED SEVEN THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-NINE AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($7,129.00). (OUTSIDE OF CITY LIMITS) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, RICK CONNER, (915) 541-4200]

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 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: 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.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2.64 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE (CITY EMPLOYEES' PENSION FUND) TO ALLOW OTHER ENTITIES, INCLUDING THE EL PASO CITY-COUNTY HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRICT, TO ADOPT THE CITY EMPLOYEES' PENSION FUND. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PENSION ADMINISTRATION, ROBERT ASH, (915) 541-4765]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON OCTOBER 17, 2006, FOR THE ITEM

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 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: 11.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON06-00084 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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: 3B.  RESOLUTION: City Manager be authorized to sign the following contracts, which serve a public purpose, on behalf of the Museums and Cultural Affairs Department"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE FOLLOWING CONTRACTS, WHICH SERVE A PUBLIC PURPOSE, ON BEHALF OF THE MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT, TO BE FUNDED THROUGH THE OPERATIONAL SUPPORT AND THE PROJECT SUPPORT PROGRAMS FOR FY2007 DIRECT FUNDING PROGRAM OF THE MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD:

1. EL PASO PRO-MUSICA; OPERATIONAL SUPPORT; $29,096.00.

2. EL PASO HOLOCAUST MUSEUM; OPERATIONAL SUPPORT; $15,000.00.

3. INSIGHTS MUSEUM; OPERATIONAL SUPPORT; $15,000.00.

4. KIDS EXCEL; OPERATIONAL SUPPORT; $15,000.00.

5. EL PASO OPERA; OPERATIONAL SUPPORT; $19,433.00.

6. EL PASO SYMPHONY; OPERATIONAL SUPPORT; $19,880.00.

7. BALLET FOLKLORICO PASO DEL NORTE; PROJECT SUPPORT; $7,500.

8. EL PASO CHORALE; PROJECT SUPPORT; $9,886.00.

9. THEATRE, INC.; PROJECT SUPPORT; $15,000.00.

10. CREATIVE KIDS; PROJECT SUPPORT; $12,221.50.

11. LA MUJER OBRERA; PROJECT SUPPORT; $5,000.00.

12. BORDER SENSES; PROJECT SUPPORT; $5,958.00.

13. EL PASO FRIENDS OF JAZZ SOCIETY; PROJECT SUPPORT; $5,000.00.

14. EL PASO PLAYHOUSE; PROJECT SUPPORT; $5,000.00.

15. KIDS & CO.; PROJECT SUPPORT; $6,405.00.

16. DANZAS ESPANOLAS; PROJECT SUPPORT; $2,591.00.

17. INTERNATIONAL HISPANIC CULTURAL INSTITUTE; PROJECT SUPPORT; $15,000.00.

18. THE GILBERT & SULLIVAN CO. OF EL PASO; PROJECT SUPPORT; $4,179.50.

19. PROJECT CHANGE; PROJECT SUPPORT; $6,181.00

20. BALLET SOLARIS DANCE CO.; PROJECT SUPPORT; $2,500.00.

21. PROJECT VIDA; PROJECT SUPPORT; $7,273.00.

22. EL PASO WIND SYMPHONY; PROJECT SUPPORT; $11,524.50.

23. OUTRAGEOUS FORTUNE THEATRE CO.; PROJECT SUPPORT; $2,500.00.

24. EL PASO SUNGOLD SWEET ADELINES; PROJECT SUPPORT; $2,134.00.

25. SHOWTIME EL PASO; PROJECT SUPPORT; $6,479.00

(ALL DISTRICTS) [MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, YOLANDA ALAMEDA, (915) 541-4896]

   
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: 12A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on the Northeast Master Plan Request for Qualification ('RFQ') for a Master Developer."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE NORTHEAST MASTER PLAN REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATION ('RFQ') FOR A MASTER DEVELOPER. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD, ED ARCHULETA, (915) 594-5501]

   
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: 12E.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding the creation of a City Ordinance that would waive all future parade fees to Veteran's Organizations"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE CREATION OF A CITY ORDINANCE THAT WOULD WAIVE ALL FUTURE PARADE FEES TO VETERAN'S ORGANIZATIONS PUTTING ON VETERAN'S DAY PARADES; AND TO EXPLORE OTHER AVENUES REGARDING POLICE ESCORTS FOR THE PARADES. [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 YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12D.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding the Health Department's Temporary Special Permits for special events"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT'S TEMPORARY SPECIAL PERMITS FOR SPECIAL EVENTS; AND THE ACCELERATING COSTS ON A DAILY BASIS AS THE EVENT NEARS; BY REPRESENTATIVE ALEXANDRO LOZANO AND MR. ARMANDO RODRIGUEZ. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
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: 12F.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding the process in which the City of El Paso granted, and then rescinded, a beer & liquor permit for Club Helios."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE PROCESS IN WHICH THE CITY OF EL PASO GRANTED, AND THEN RESCINDED, A BEER & LIQUOR PERMIT FOR CLUB HELIOS.

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

   
Item: 12G.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to expedite the Parks and Recreation Department process for renaming city parks"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO EXPEDITE THE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT PROCESS FOR RENAMING CITY PARKS FOR THE PURPOSE OF OFFICIALLY CHANGING THE NAME OF VISTA DEL SOL PARK TO JUDGE EDUARDO S. MARQUEZ PARK.

[REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
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: 13.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Grant Agreement between the City of El Paso and Project ARRIBA Advanced Retraining and Redevelopment Initiative in Border Areas, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A GRANT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PROJECT ARRIBA ADVANCED RETRAINING AND REDEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE IN BORDER AREAS, INC. (''GRANTEE''), A 501(C)3 TAX EXEMPT, NON-PROFIT TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CREATING A PERMANENT AND SUSTAINABLE SOURCE OF LOCAL NURSES, TEACHERS, AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGISTS TO ADDRESS SEVERE SHORTAGES IN THE CITY OF EL PASO. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, LUCILLE PONTICELLI, (915) 541-4679]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
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 - BID: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2006-168, to Southwest Abatement, Inc. dba Environmental Reconditioning, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2006-168, ASBESTOS ABATEMENT SERVICES, TO SOUTHWEST ABATEMENT, INC. DBA ENVIRONMENTAL RECONDITIONING, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $1,065,045.00.

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: SOUTHWEST ABATEMENT, INC.,

DBA ENVIRONMENTAL RECONDITIONING, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEM(S): ALL

ESTIMATED ANNUAL AMOUNT: $355,015.00

OPTION: ONE YEAR EXTENSION PRIOR TO THE END OF THE CONTRACT.

ACCOUNT NO.: VARIOUS

FUNDING SOURCE: VARIOUS

ESTIMATED TOTAL AWARD: $1,065,045.00

DISTRICT(S): ALL

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTH CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. [FINANCIAL SERVICES, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
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: 12B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding the Saipan/Ledo/Radford Neighborhood which flooded"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE SAIPAN/LEDO/RADFORD NEIGHBORHOOD WHICH FLOODED, TO EITHER: 1) REPAIR THE DRAINAGE SYSTEM IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD AND CLOSE OFF THE DRAINAGE CHARGE ON I-10 THAT LEADS DIRECTLY TO THE HOMES; OR 2) FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO TO PURCHASE THE HOMES ON THIS NEIGHBORHOOD AT REPLACEMENT VALUE AND ASK THE CITY OF EL PASO TO REQUEST THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO BE A PART OF THIS PROCESS AND TO CONTROL THE I-10 DISCHARGE IN THE INTERIM. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

"15A. CITY MANAGER: DISCUSSION OF ISSUES RELATED TO STORM 2006:"

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

DISCUSSION OF ISSUES RELATED TO STORM 2006:

1. UPDATE ON CITY CLEANUP EFFORTS.

2. UPDATE ON FLOOD PLAIN MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PARCELS ON DURAZNO AVENUE, SAIPAN PLACE, LEDO ROAD, MISSOURI AVENUE, FIESTA DRIVE, AND OTHER AREAS.

3. UPDATE ON DESIGN FIRM SELECTION AND CONSTRUCTION FIRM AWARD PROCESSES.

"15B. CITY MANAGER: DISCUSSION AND ACTION:"

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES

DISCUSSION AND ACTION:

1. UPDATE ON PROGRAM FOR PROPERTY ACQUISITIONS FOR MOWAD SUBDIVISION.

2. CITY STORM 2006 CIP PRIORITIES.

3. REPROGRAMMING EFFORTS FROM JANUARY 2006 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION FOR STORM 2006 CIP PRIORITIES.

4. AUTHORIZATION FOR AN EMERGENCY BOND ISSUANCE UP TO AN ADDITIONAL $75 MILLION FOR STORM 2006 CIP PRIORITIES.

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


 
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