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Agenda: City Council and Mass Transit Department Board Meetings
Date: 10/24/2006
 
   
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 OCTOBER 17, 2006, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS OF OCTOBER 17, 2006 (FILE NO. 06-C-107), AND OF OCTOBER 16, 2006 (AGENDA REVIEW).

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY IS STILL INTERESTED IN PURSUING THE PROJECT KNOWN AS THE RIO GRANDE TRAIL SYSTEM

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY IS STILL INTERESTED IN PURSUING THE PROJECT KNOWN AS THE RIO GRANDE TRAIL SYSTEM AND AUTHORIZES THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THE LOCAL PROJECT ADVANCE FUNDING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE STATE OF TEXAS, ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (''TXDOT''), FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS THE RIO GRANDE TRAIL SYSTEM TO AMEND THE SCOPE OF WORK AND ALLOW THE CITY TO MAKE INCREMENTAL PAYMENTS OF ITS PORTION OF THE FUNDING THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY NECESSARY BUDGET TRANSFERS TO ACCOMPLISH THE INTENT OF THIS RESOLUTION. (DISTRICT 6)

[DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

"3B. RESOLUTION: CITY EXERCISES THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE EXISTING ONE YEAR AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANT SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY EXERCISES THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE EXISTING ONE YEAR AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANT SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND SUN CITY ANALYTICAL, INC., FOR ONE ADDITIONAL ONE YEAR PERIOD IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($150,000.00). (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, RICK CONNER, (915) 541-4423]

"3C. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND YVONNE V. GUINN

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND YVONNE V. GUINN TO EMPLOY YVONNE V. GUINN AS A PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATIONS MANAGER FOR THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $2,993.01. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF OCTOBER 30, 2006, THROUGH OCTOBER 29, 2007. FUND SOURCE: 39010352-01101-39000-501011 [INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, GERALD GORDIER, (915) 541-4288]

"4A. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO. 2006-203, CITY HALL 7TH FLOOR REMODELING, TO MATYEAR CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2006-203, CITY HALL 7TH FLOOR REMODELING, TO MATYEAR CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $64,506.00.

DEPARTMENT: FINANCIAL SERVICES

BASE BID : $64,506.00

ACCOUNT NO. 31250102-PMF05004-27181-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: FY2000 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATIONS

DISTRICT(S): 8

THIS IS A LUMP-SUM CONTRACT.

IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REFERENCED CONTRACT.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, BUT WHICH DO NOT INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT AS AWARDED, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,000 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND ENGINEERING RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE BIDDER OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID. [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, RICK CONNER, (915) 541-4423]

"4B. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO. 2006-205, JANITORIAL SERVICES-ZARAGOSA TOLL BRIDGE, TO MAHEIR JANITORIAL SERVICE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2006-205, JANITORIAL SERVICES-ZARAGOSA TOLL BRIDGE, TO MAHEIR JANITORIAL SERVICE FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $61,128.00.

DEPARTMENT: STREET

AWARD TO: MAHEIR JANITORIAL SERVICE

EL PASO, TX

ITEM(S): 1

OPTION: OPTION TO RENEW TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS PRIOR

TO THE END OF THE CONTRACT.

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $20,376.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 32010283 - 40272 - 502206

FUNDING SOURCE: OPERATING ACCOUNT - MAINTENANCE SERVICE

CONTRACT

ESTIMATED TOTAL AWARD: $61,128.00

DISTRICT(S): 6

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH CONTRACT WITH THE OPTION TO RENEW TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS. VENDOR OFFERS A 1% 10 DAYS PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT.

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

"5. REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: SOLICITATION NO. 2007-007R, ARBITRAGE REBATE COMPLIANCE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, TO FIRST SOUTHWEST ASSET MANAGEMENT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-007R, ARBITRAGE REBATE COMPLIANCE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, TO FIRST SOUTHWEST ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $367,500.00.

DEPARTMENT: FINANCIAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: FIRST SOUTHWEST ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC.

DALLAS, TEXAS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $73,500.00

ACCOUNT NO.: VARIOUS

FUNDING SOURCE: DEBT SERVICE FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $367,500.00

DISTRICT(S): ALL

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND FIRST SOUTHWEST ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC., TO PROVIDE ARBITRAGE REBATE COMPLIANCE SERVICES FOR A CONTRACT TERM OF OCTOBER 25, 2006, THROUGH OCTOBER 24, 2011.

THIS IS A FIVE (5) YEAR CONTRACT

THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED.

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

"6. BID(S): SOLICITATION NO. 2007-010, PIERCE PROPRIETARY PARTS, TO FIRST IN, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-010, PIERCE PROPRIETARY PARTS, TO FIRST IN, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $210,000.00.

DEPARTMENT: FIRE

AWARD TO: FIRST IN, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): #1

OPTION: VENDOR OFFERS THE CITY THE OPTION TO EXTEND

THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT AT THE SAME UNIT

PRICES FOR ONE (1) OR TWO (2) ADDITIONAL

YEAR(S) IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED

WITHIN TWO (2) OR THREE (3) YEARS FROM THE

DATE OF THE AWARD.

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $70,000.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 22010320-503118-01101

FUNDING SOURCE: FIRE DEPARTMENT OPERATING FUNDS-VEHICLE MAINT. SUPPLIES

ESTIMATED TOTAL AWARD: $210,000.00

DISTRICT(S): ALL

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTHS.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND FIRE RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. [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 NOT PRESENT
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: 3D.  RESOLUTION: City Manager be authorized to sign an Employment Contract between the City of El Paso and Steve Marshall"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND STEVE MARSHALL TO EMPLOY STEVE MARSHALL AS ZOO DIRECTOR AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $130,000.00. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 10, 2007, THROUGH JANUARY 9, 2009. FUND SOURCE: 52010245-01101-52000. [QUALITY OF LIFE, DEBORAH HAMLYN, (915) 541-4242]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 7A.  - 7G. 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.

7A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL), CHAPTER 2.30 (BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO RENAME THE BOARD AS THE CONSTRUCTION BOARD OF APPEALS; TO EXPAND THE DUTIES OF THE BOARD TO INCLUDE THE ABILITY TO HEAR REQUESTS FOR VARIANCES AND APPEALS INVOLVING STAFF INTERPRETATIONS OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE CHAPTERS ON GRADING, STORM WATER MANAGEMENT, OUTDOOR LIGHTING, LANDSCAPING, AND FLOOD DAMAGE PREVENTION, AND TO NAME THE MEMBERS OF THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS AS THE MEMBERS OF THE CONSTRUCTION BOARD OF APPEALS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, LARRY NICHOLS, (915) 541-4557]

7B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.180 (NO STOPPING OR STANDING - TOW-AWAY ZONE), SUBSECTION (A), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING A NEW LOCATION ON SIXTH AVENUE BETWEEN EL PASO STREET AND OREGON STREET, SOUTH SIDE ONLY. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.88.180 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2006, FOR ITEMS 7A - 7B

7C. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PARCEL 1: TRACT 1F1, 1F1N, 1F1M1, BLOCK 5, ASCARATE GRANT, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO S D (SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT); AND PARCEL 2: TRACT 1E6, BLOCK 5, ASCARATE GRANT, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-O (APARTMENT/OFFICE) TO S-D (SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: WEST OF GILES ROAD AND NORTH OF CAROLINA DRIVE. APPLICANT: FARMERS DAIRIES, INC./NAVAR IRREVOCABLE TRUST. ZON06-00102. (DISTRICT 3) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

7D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACTS 4H AND 5B2, BLOCK 55, YSLETA GRANT, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO A-O (APARTMENT/OFFICE). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1135 ZARAGOZA ROAD. APPLICANT: PORTICO HOMES, INC. ZON06-00098 (DISTRICT 7)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

7E. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 13A, S.A. AND M.G. RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEY NO. 266, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-5/C (RESIDENTIAL/CONDITIONS) TO C-3/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITIONS) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF MEDANO DRIVE AND EAST OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 10. APPLICANT: HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF EL PASO. ZON06-00108

(DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

7F. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACTS 24 AND 26, ALL OF TRACT 25, CORONADO PLACE; ALL OF TRACTS 1C1, 1D, 2C1, 2C, 2B1B, AND 1A, BLOCK 223; AND TRACT 16B, BLOCK 24, YSLETA GRANT, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) AND R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO A-2 (APARTMENT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: CORONADO ROAD. APPLICANT: ENRIQUE ESCOBAR. ZON06-00105 (DISTRICT 3)

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

7G. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 14, 15, 16, AND 17, BLOCK 13, REVISED MAP OF SAHARA SUBDIVISION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: WEST OF MCCOMBS STREET AND SOUTH OF SALUKI DRIVE. APPLICANT: PORTICO HOMES, INC. ZON06-00099

(DISTRICT 4) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 14, 2006, FOR ITEMS 7C - 7G

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 NOT PRESENT
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: 8A.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance granting a Special Privilege to La Mujer Obrera to temporarily close a portion of Willow Street between Texas Avenue and Myrtle Avenue for the Annual Dia de los Muertos Street Festival"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO LA MUJER OBRERA TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE A PORTION OF WILLOW STREET BETWEEN TEXAS AVENUE AND MYRTLE AVENUE FOR THE ANNUAL DIA DE LOS MUERTOS STREET FESTIVAL ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2006. (FEE: $137.50, SPL06-00020). (DISTRICT 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 8B.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 1B5B, S.J. Larkin Survey 266"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 1B5B, S.J. LARKIN SURVEY 266, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3A (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTHEAST CORNER RESLER AT HELEN OF TROY DRIVE. APPLICANT: HUNT COMMUNITIES, HOLDING, L.P. ZON06-00090. (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, STEPHEN SCHLETT, (915) 541-4935]

POSTPONED FROM 10-17-06

   
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: 8C.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of Parcel 1: a portion of Tract 7, H.G. Foster Survey No. 256"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF TRACT 7, H.G. FOSTER SURVEY NO. 256, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-O/SC (APARTMENT/OFFICE/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO C-2/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT); AND PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF TRACT 7, H.G. FOSTER SURVEY NO. 256, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-1 (COMMERCIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: REDD ROAD, WEST OF RESLER. APPLICANT: RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES. ZON06-00027. (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

POSTPONED FROM 10-17-06

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9A.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: Ordinance amending Title 15 (Public Services), Chapter 15.08 (Street Rentals), Section 15.08.120 (Special Privilege Licenses), Subsection C, (Exceptions), of the El Paso City Code"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 15 (PUBLIC SERVICES), CHAPTER 15.08 (STREET RENTALS), SECTION 15.08.120 (SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSES), SUBSECTION C, (EXCEPTIONS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD AN EXCEPTION FOR MEMORIAL MARKERS, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 1.08, GENERAL PENALTY, OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, RICK CONNER, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 9B.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.180 (No Stopping or Standing - Tow-Away Zone), Subsection (A), Subparagraph (88), of the El Paso City Code"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.180 (NO STOPPING OR STANDING - TOW-AWAY ZONE), SUBSECTION (A), SUBPARAGRAPH (88), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY DELETING AN EXISTING LOCATION ON SAN ANTONIO AVENUE, SOUTH SIDE ONLY, BETWEEN FLORENCE STREET AND OCHOA STREET; AND SUBPARAGRAPH (91) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY DELETING AN EXISTING LOCATION ON FLORENCE STREET, EAST SIDE ONLY, BETWEEN OVERLAND AVENUE AND SAN ANTONIO AVENUE. THE PENALTY AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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 DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9C.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: 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"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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 AMEND SUBPARAGRAPH 363 TO PROHIBIT PARKING ON SAN ANTONIO AVENUE FROM FLORENCE STREET TO OCHOA STREET, NORTH SIDE ONLY; AND SUBPARAGRAPH 365 TO PROHIBIT PARKING ON FLORENCE STREET FROM SAN ANTONIO AVENUE TO OVERLAND AVENUE, WEST SIDE ONLY. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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 DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9D.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: 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"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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 AMEND SUBPARAGRAPH 260, OVERLAND AVENUE, TO PROHIBIT PARKING ON THE NORTH SIDE, FROM FLORENCE STREET TO A POINT 170 FEET WEST AND ON THE SOUTH SIDE FROM FLORENCE STREET TO A POINT 200 FEET WEST. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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 DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9E.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.44 (Stopping, Standing, and Parking Generally), Section 12.44.180 (Regulations Pertaining to Certain Special Situations), Subsection B, Subparagraph 21 (Reserved  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.44 (STOPPING, STANDING, AND PARKING GENERALLY), SECTION 12.44.180 (REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO CERTAIN SPECIAL SITUATIONS), SUBSECTION B, SUBPARAGRAPH 21 (RESERVED FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT VEHICLES LOADING AND UNLOADING PRISONERS ONLY), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO RESERVE ALL SPACES BETWEEN OVERLAND AVENUE AND SAN ANTONIO AVENUE THAT ARE ON THE EAST SIDE OF CAMPBELL STREET OR THE WEST SIDE OF FLORENCE STREET, AND THREE SPACES WITHIN THE CURB SETBACK ON THE NORTH SIDE OF OVERLAND BETWEEN CAMPBELL AND FLORENCE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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 DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9F.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.180 (No Stopping or Standing - Tow-Away Zone), Subsection (A), of the El Paso City Code"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.180 (NO STOPPING OR STANDING - TOW-AWAY ZONE), SUBSECTION (A), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING A NEW LOCATION ON PENDALE ROAD FROM GATEWAY EAST BOULEVARD TO KASTRIN STREET, BOTH SIDES. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.88.180 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 7) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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 DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10A.  PUBLIC HEARING - FINANCIAL SERVICES: Ordinance authorizing the City of El Paso to sell a 2.717-acre parcel, more or less, being a portion of Tract 14A, A.F. Miller Survey No. 210, and a portion of Tract 3B, John Whittaker Survey No. 134"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EL PASO TO SELL A 2.717-ACRE PARCEL, MORE OR LESS, BEING A PORTION OF TRACT 14A, A.F. MILLER SURVEY NO. 210, AND A PORTION OF TRACT 3B, JOHN WHITTAKER SURVEY NO. 134, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO MOUNTAIN VALLEY HOMES, INC. (DISTRICT 1) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, GONZALO CEDILLOS, (915) 541-4074]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
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: 10B.  PUBLIC HEARING - FINANCIAL SERVICES: Ordinance authorizing the City of El Paso to sell a 12.197-acre parcel of land, more or less, being a portion of Tract 6B, S.A. & M.G. Railways Survey Company No. 268, and a portion of Tract 3B, John Whittaker Survey   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EL PASO TO SELL A 12.197-ACRE PARCEL OF LAND, MORE OR LESS, BEING A PORTION OF TRACT 6B, S.A. & M.G. RAILWAYS SURVEY COMPANY NO. 268, AND A PORTION OF TRACT 3B, JOHN WHITTAKER SURVEY NO. 134, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO HAM MANAGEMENT, LLC. (DISTRICT 1)

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, GONZALO CEDILLOS, (915) 541-4074]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
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: 10C.  PUBLIC HEARING - FINANCIAL SERVICES: Ordinance authorizing the City of El Paso to sell a 1.060-acre parcel, more or less, being all of Tract 8C1, S.A. & M.G.R.R. Survey"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EL PASO TO SELL A 1.060-ACRE PARCEL, MORE OR LESS, BEING ALL OF TRACT 8C1, S.A. & M.G.R.R. SURVEY, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO EP SUMMIT, L.P. (DISTRICT 1)

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, GONZALO CEDILLOS, (915) 541-4074]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
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: 11.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Dissolution of City/County Health District and creation of City Health Department"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING DISSOLUTION OF CITY/COUNTY HEALTH DISTRICT AND CREATION OF CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 12A.  CITY MANAGER'S REPORT: City Manager's report of current events and issues: The parade ordinance as passed; length of parades as amended in the new ordinance; and options for private protection services for parades"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE PARADE ORDINANCE AS PASSED; LENGTH OF PARADES AS AMENDED IN THE NEW ORDINANCE; AND OPTIONS FOR PRIVATE PROTECTION SERVICES FOR PARADES. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, HARRY STEELE, (915) 541-4570]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 12B.  CITY MANAGER'S REPORT: City Manager's report of current events and issues: Museums and Cultural Affairs Department MCAD Bi-national Program Development Update"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT MCAD BI-NATIONAL PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT UPDATE: DIA DE LOS MUERTOS EVENT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX1.  Employment Status of the Director of the El Paso City-County Health and Environmental District."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY COUNCIL ACCEPTS THE RESIGNATION OF DR. JORGE MAGANA, EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 1, 2006, AS DIRECTOR OF THE CITY-COUNTY HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRICT. THE CITY OF EL PASO AGREES TO CONTINUE THE PAYMENT OF HIS SALARY FOR AN ADDITIONAL 90 DAYS. THE CITY AGREES TO PAYMENT OF ALL UNUSED VACATION LEAVE, AS OF THE DATE OF RESIGNATION, WHICH SHALL BE PAID IN A LUMP SUM. THE CITY AGREES THAT ALL UNUSED SICK LEAVE SHALL BE GIVEN SERVICE CREDIT AS ALLOWED BY LAW. THE CITY FURTHER AGREES TO PROVIDE HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS FOR 90 DAYS FOLLOWING THE RESIGNATION OF DR. MAGANA. DR. MAGANA SHALL SERVE AS THE HEALTH AUTHORITY UNTIL THE EXPIRATION OF HIS CURRENT TERM ON DECEMBER 1, 2006, OR UNTIL HE IS REPLACED AS HEALTH AUTHORITY, WHICHEVER SHALL OCCUR FIRST. THIS MOTION IS MADE SUBJECT TO THE CITY MANAGER AND DR. MAGANA SIGNING OF ALL APPROPRIATE TRANSITION DOCUMENTS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION CONCERNING THE EMPLOYMENT STATUS OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE EL PASO CITY-COUNTY HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRICT. (551.071 AND 551.074)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JOHN R. BATOON, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: ADD1.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Mayor's Lyceum on Economic Development's Medical Cabinet recommendations regarding the Medical Center of the Americas"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE MAYOR'S LYCEUM ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT'S MEDICAL CABINET RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING THE MEDICAL CENTER OF THE AMERICAS.

A. RECOMMENDATION A: FUND AN INTERNAL PLANNING CELL WITHIN THE

DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT.

B. RECOMMENDATION B: SUPPORT THE MEDICAL CENTER OF THE

AMERICAS FOUNDATION REQUEST FOR A FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR THE

MEDICAL CENTER OF THE AMERICAS.

[MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: ADDEX1.  City of El Paso vs. Mike Nami"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED RATIFYING AND APPROVING THE FILING OF THE FOLLOWING LAWSUIT BY THE OFFICE OF THE CITY ATTORNEY: CITY OF EL PASO V. MIKE NAMI, CAUSE NUMBER 2006-4591, IN THE 171ST DISTRICT COURT OF EL PASO COUNTY. THIS MOTION FURTHER AUTHORIZES THE OFFICE OF THE CITY ATTORNEY TO TAKE ANY AND ALL ACTION TO PROTECT THE CITY’S INTEREST AND POSITION, BOTH AFFIRMATIVE AND DEFENSIVE, AS NECESSARY, TO RESOLVE THE DISPUTE BETWEEN THE CITY AND MIKE NAMI AND/OR THE CURRENT OWNERS OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 5837 VIA CUESTA, EL PASO, TEXAS, AND TO ENFORCE AND ADDRESS THE CITY’S POSITION REGARDING SAID DISPUTE. THIS MOTION IS INTENDED TO GRANT BROAD AUTHORITY TO THE OFFICE OF THE CITY ATTORNEY TO TAKE ANY ACTION NECESSARY TO ADDRESS THESE MATTERS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE INITIATION OF AND RESPONSE TO, LITIGATION, COMPLAINTS AND ANY OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE OR JUDICIAL PROCEEDING OR PROCESS, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE CITY MANAGER.

CITY OF EL PASO VS. MIKE NAMI; CAUSE NO. 2006-4591. (551.071).

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JOHN L. ANDERSON, (915) 541-4704]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEETING
   
 

"MTB1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES"

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE JULY 25, AUGUST 8, AUGUST 22, SEPTEMBER 12, SEPTEMBER 26, AND OCTOBER 10, 2006 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETINGS. (ACTION 06-66)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
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: MTB2.  Award of Solicitation No. 2007-013, Bus Suspension Components"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-013, BUS SUSPENSION COMPONENTS TO BLUE STAR BUS SALES, LTD, FLEETPRIDE, MCI SERVICE PARTS, INC., MUNCIE RECLAMATION & SUPPLY DBA MUNCIE TRANSIT SUPPLY, NEW FLYER INDUSTRIES CANADA ULC AND STANLEY SPRING & SUSPENSION, FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $137,100.00.

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1 BLUE STAR BUS SALES, LTD

LUBBOCK, TX

ITEM(S): GROUP V ITEM: 3

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $2,500.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2 FLEETPRIDE

EL PASO, TX

ITEM(S): GROUP III ITEM: 1

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $500.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 3: MCI SERVICE PARTS, INC.

SCHAUMBURG, IL

ITEM(S): GROUP II ITEMS: 6 AND 7

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $2,700.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 4 MUNCIE RECLAMATION & SUPPLY DBA

MUNCIE TRANSIT SUPPLY

MUNCIE, IN

ITEM(S): GROUP I ITEMS: 2 AND 4

GROUP II ITEMS: 1 - 5 AND 8

GROUP III ITEMS: 2 - 4

GROUP IV ITEMS: 1 AND 2

GROUP V ITEM: 2

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $30,000.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 5 NEW FLYER INDUSTRIES CANADA ULC

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA

ITEM(S): GROUP I ITEMS: 1, 3, 5 AND 6

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $6,000.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 6 STANLEY SPRING & SUSPENSION

EL PASO, TX

ITEM(S): GROUP IV ITEM: 3

GROUP V ITEM: 1

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $4,000.00

TOTAL ANNUAL EST. AMOUNT: $45,700.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600015 - 503118 - 40348

FUNDING SOURCE: MASS TRANSIT GENERAL REVENUE FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $137,100.00

DISTRICT (S): ALL

ACTION: 06-67

THESE ARE THREE (3) YEAR REQUIREMENT CONTRACTS.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MASS TRANSIT RECOMMEND AWARDS AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDERS.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
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 YES

   
Item: MTB3.  Award of Solicitation No. 2007-014, Windshield & Glass III"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-014, WINDSHIELD & GLASS III TO BLUE STAR BUS SALES, LTD, CURVED GLASS DISTRIBUTORS, MCI SERVICE PARTS, INC. AND NATIONAL BUS SALES & LEASING, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $312,900.00.

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1 BLUE STAR BUS SALES, LTD

LUBBOCK, TX

ITEM(S): GROUP III ITEMS: 1 - 8

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $8,000.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2 CURVED GLASS DISTRIBUTORS

DERBY, CT

ITEM(S): GROUP II ITEMS: 3, 6, 8 AND 11 - 13

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $2,300.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 3 MCI SERVICE PARTS, INC.

SCHAUMBURG, IL

ITEM(S): GROUP II ITEMS: 9 AND 10

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $1,000.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 4 NATIONAL BUS SALES & LEASING, INC.

RICHARDS, TX

ITEM(S): GROUP I ITEMS: 1 - 12

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $93,000.00

TOTAL ANNUAL EST. AMOUNT: $104,300.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600015 - 503118 - 40348

FUNDING SOURCE: MASS TRANSIT GENERAL REVENUE FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $312,900.00

DISTRICT (S): ALL

ACTION: 06-68

VENDOR 2 OFFERS THE CITY A DISCOUNT OF 1% 10 DAYS, NET 30. THIS IS A THREE (3) YEAR REQUIREMENT CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MASS TRANSIT RECOMMEND AWARDS AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDERS.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
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 YES

   
Item: MTB4.  RESOLUTION: That the Chairman of the Mass Transit Department Board hereby authorizes the Mass Transit Department to provide free fares on Wednesday, November 1, 2006 all day for all customers of Sun Metro's LIFT and Fixed Routes that are participating in  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CHAIRMAN OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD HEREBY AUTHORIZES THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE FREE FARES ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2006 ALL DAY FOR ALL CUSTOMERS OF SUN METRO'S LIFT AND FIXED ROUTES THAT ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE COORDINATED REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION SUMMIT; PROVIDED SUCH PARTICIPATION IS EVIDENCED BY AN OFFICIAL TRANSPORTATION SUMMIT IDENTIFICATION BADGE. (ACTION 06-69)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
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 YES

   
Item: MTB5.  RESOLUTION: That the Chairman of the Mass Transit Department Board hereby authorizes the Mass Transit Department to provide a free fare day on Thursday, November 23, 2006 for all customers of Sun Metro's LIFT and Fixed Routes for a ''Customer Appreciatio  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CHAIRMAN OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD HEREBY AUTHORIZES THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE A FREE FARE DAY ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2006 FOR ALL CUSTOMERS OF SUN METRO'S LIFT AND FIXED ROUTES FOR A ''CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY'' IN CONJUNCTION WITH BOTH THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY AND THE CITY OF EL PASO'S THANKSGIVING DAY CELEBRATION AT THE EL PASO CIVIC CENTER. (ACTION 06-70)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
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 YES

   
Item: MTB6.  RESOLUTION: That the City Manager be authorized to sign an Employment Agreement by and between THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD and KEVIN EDWARD BUNCE for the period from September 21, 2006 until October 29, 2006"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD AND KEVIN EDWARD BUNCE FOR THE PERIOD FROM SEPTEMBER 21, 2006 UNTIL OCTOBER 29, 2006, AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $3,765.38 FOR 40 HOURS PER WEEK. FURTHER, THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD SUSPENDS AND HOLDS IN ABEYANCE THE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO BETWEEN THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD AND KEVIN EDWARD BUNCE ON JANUARY 24, 2006 FOR THE SAME PERIOD OF TIME, DURING WHICH TIME KEVIN EDWARD BUNCE SHALL BE EMPLOYED AS THE INTERIM DIRECTOR OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF EL PASO. (ACTION 06-71)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
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 YES

   
Item: MTB7.  Director's Report: "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DIRECTOR'S REPORT:

A. RIDERSHIP

B. ON-TIME PERFORMANCE REPORT

C. BUS AVAILABILITY REPORT

D. SCHEDULED SERVICE PROVIDED

E. STATUS OF REFURBISHMENT PROJECT (MILLENNIUM BUSES)

F. FLEET REPLACEMENT STATUS

G. CUSTOMER SERVICE REPORT

H. PM CHART

   
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