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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 11/7/2006
 
   
Item: 8B.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance amending the 2025 Proposed Thoroughfare System as detailed in the Map Atlas of the Plan for El Paso "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2025 PROPOSED THOROUGHFARE SYSTEM AS DETAILED IN THE MAP ATLAS OF THE PLAN FOR EL PASO AND ITS RELATED DOCUMENTS AS ORIGINALLY APPROVED BY THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL IN 1999, AND AS SUBSEQUENTLY AMENDED, TO DELETE THE PROPOSED CAMELOT HEIGHTS DRIVE AS A MINOR ARTERIAL BETWEEN STANTON STREET AND MESA DRIVE. APPLICANT: SBS DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, LLC. (DISTRICT 1) [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 NO
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9.  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 by adding a new location on Sixth Avenue be  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED

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]

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

   
Item: 10A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: The proliferation of unauthorized roadside advertisements"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION CONCERNING THE PROLIFERATION OF UNAUTHORIZED ROADSIDE ADVERTISEMENTS.

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

POSTPONED FROM 10-31-06

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

   
Item: 10B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: The City of El Paso 2006/2007 audit plan"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION CONCERNING THE CITY OF EL PASO 2006/2007 AUDIT PLAN.

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

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

   
Item: 12.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: ''Subdivision Ordinance Diagnostics and Regulatory Action Report''"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE ''SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE DIAGNOSTICS AND REGULATORY ACTION REPORT'' TO BE PRESENTED BY DUNKIN, SEFKO AND ASSOCIATES (SUBDIVISION CONSULTANTS FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO). (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, RUDY VALDEZ, (915) 541-4635]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 13.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Quarterly Report on REDCo Activities"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

QUARTERLY REPORT ON REDCO ACTIVITIES. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[REDCO, BOB COOK, (915) 772-2002]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 16A.  CITY MANAGER'S REPORT: El Paso Public Library update: Main library opening"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY UPDATE: MAIN LIBRARY OPENING.

[LIBRARY SERVICES, CAROL BREY-CASIANO, (915) 543-5413]

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

   
Item: 16C.  CITY MANAGER'S REPORT: Staff Report on the activities regarding Storm 2006  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

STAFF REPORT ON THE ACTIVITIES REGARDING STORM 2006.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

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 OCTOBER 31, 2006, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS OF OCTOBER 30, 2006 (FIREMEN AND POLICEMEN'S PENSION FUND), AND OF OCTOBER 30, 2006 (AGENDA REVIEW).

2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA

"3A. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, THE HOUSING AUTHORITY, AND THE TEXAS STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, THE HOUSING AUTHORITY FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, AND THE TEXAS STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICER, AS WELL AS ANY AMENDMENTS DEEMED NECESSARY OR APPROPRIATE BY THE CITY MANAGER, SUCH MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT RELATING TO THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF EACH ENTITY WITH REGARD TO THE DEMOLITION OR RETENTION OF STRUCTURES OF HISTORIC VALUE WITHIN THE ALAMITO HOUSING COMPLEX LOCATED IN DISTRICT 8. (DISTRICT 8) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, ROBERT GOTT, (915) 541-4248]

"3B. RESOLUTION: CITY COUNCIL (1) APPROVE AN INVESTOR-OWNED HOUSING REHABILITATION APPLICATION AND HOME GRANT FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $275,000.00 AND THAT CITY COUNCIL (2) AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN ALL APPROPRIATE CLOSING DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO SECURE THE CITY'S LOANS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL (1) APPROVE AN INVESTOR-OWNED HOUSING REHABILITATION APPLICATION AND HOME GRANT FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $275,000.00 FOR THE REHABILITATION OF A FOUR-UNIT BUILDING LOCATED AT 3917 TAYLOR, PURSUANT TO THE TERMS SET FORTH IN THE CITY OF EL PASO HOUSING PROGRAMS HANDBOOK, CHAPTER FIVE (INVESTOR-OWNED PROPERTIES), AND AS RECOMMENDED BY THE DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT; AND THAT CITY COUNCIL (2) AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN ALL APPROPRIATE CLOSING DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO SECURE THE CITY'S LOANS. (DISTRICT 2) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, JAIME HERRERA, (915) 541-4340]

"3C. RESOLUTION: CITY COUNCIL (1) APPROVE AN INVESTOR-OWNED HOUSING REHABILITATION APPLICATION AND HOME GRANT FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $255,000.00

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE FOR THE REHABILITATION OF A FOUR UNIT BUILDING AT 1324 MYRTLE, PURSUANT TO THE TERMS SET FORTH IN THE CITY OF EL PASO HOUSING PROGRAMS HANDBOOK, CHAPTER FIVE (INVESTOR-OWNED PROPERTIES) AND AS RECOMMENDED BY THE DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT; AND THAT CITY COUNCIL (2) AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN ALL APPROPRIATE CLOSING DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO SECURE THE CITY'S LOANS. (DISTRICT 8) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, JUAN ARAGON, (915) 541-4340]

"3D. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RABA-KISTNER (SW), INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RABA-KISTNER (SW), INC., FOR GEOTECHNICAL AND MATERIALS TESTING SERVICES ON AN ''AS NEEDED'' BASIS TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF TOTAL COMPENSATION UNDER THE AGREEMENT BY AN ADDITIONAL SEVENTY-FIVE THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($75,000.00). (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, RICK CONNER, (915) 541-4423]

"3E. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AMEC EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AMEC EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL, INC., FOR GEOTECHNICAL AND MATERIALS TESTING SERVICES ON AN ''AS NEEDED'' BASIS TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF TOTAL COMPENSATION UNDER THE AGREEMENT BY AN ADDITIONAL SEVENTY-FIVE THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($75,000.00). (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, RICK CONNER, (915) 541-4423]

"3F. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND LICON ENGINEERING CO., INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND LICON ENGINEERING CO., INC., FOR CITYWIDE GEOTECHNICAL AND MATERIALS TESTING SERVICES ON AN ''AS NEEDED'' BASIS TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF TOTAL COMPENSATION UNDER THE AGREEMENT BY AN ADDITIONAL SEVENTY-FIVE THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($75,000.00). (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, RICK CONNER, (915) 541-4423]

"3G. RESOLUTION: MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE RESOLUTION SHOWING THE PARTICIPATION IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE FAR WEST TEXAS HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE RESOLUTION SHOWING THE PARTICIPATION IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE FAR WEST TEXAS HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN ALONG WITH THE RIO GRANDE COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FIRE, DONALD BERGER, (915) 771-1010]

"3H. RESOLUTION: FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AUTHORIZATION FOR THE FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR UNDERGROUND STRUCTURAL FACILITIES ON SANTE FE STREET BETWEEN MONTESTRUC STREET AND THE BORDER HIGHWAY. (DISTRICT 8) [STREETS, DARYL W. COLE, (915) 621-6750)

"4A. REINSTATEMENT: ADKINS, TROY - FIRE SUPPRESSION TECHNICIAN

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ADKINS, TROY - FIRE SUPPRESSION TECHNICIAN

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

"4B. REINSTATEMENT: MUNOZ, BENJAMIN - POLICE OFFICER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

MUNOZ, BENJAMIN - POLICE OFFICER

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7310]

"4C. REINSTATEMENT: CLOUD, GINGER MARIA - PUBLIC SAFETY CALL TAKER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

CLOUD, GINGER MARIA - PUBLIC SAFETY CALL TAKER

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7310]

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MARIA TRUNK TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

MARIA TRUNK TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1. [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151] POSTPONED FROM 10-31-06

"5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: DAVID MORALES TO THE TREE BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

DAVID MORALES TO THE TREE BOARD AS REQUESTED BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8. [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 NO
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 6.  BID: Award of Solicitation No. 2006-184, Speed Humps, to TAG International, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2006-184, SPEED HUMPS, TO TAG INTERNATIONAL, INC. FOR A TOTAL AWARD OF $58,040.50. THIS PURCHASE IS TO BE USED AS ''TRAFFIC CALMING DEVICES'' IN PARKING LOTS AND OTHER APPROPRIATE LOCATIONS.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: TAG INTERNATIONAL, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): ALL

ACCOUNT NO.: 508027-27136-31136001-PST06004

FUNDING SOURCE: 1999 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

TOTAL AWARD: $58,040.50

DISTRICT(S): ALL

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE. BIDDER OFFERS A 2%/10 DAY PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND ENGINEERING 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 YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 7A.  - 7E. 7. 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 CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 3-G, BLOCK 2, AND A PORTION OF TRACT 19A, BLOCK 2, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 9742 NORTH LOOP ROAD. APPLICANT: QUANTUM ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS. ZON06-00109 (DISTRICT 6) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, STEPHEN SCHLETT, (915) 541-4935]

7B. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 29-32, BLOCK 16, DEL NORTE ACRES, 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: 8924 GATEWAY NORTH. APPLICANT: ENRIQUE ESCOBAR. ZON06-00104 (DISTRICT 2)

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

7C. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 18, BLOCK 26, REGAL CREST UNIT 5, REPLAT A, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO R-3A (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF THORN AVENUE AND WEST OF BISHOP FLORES DRIVE. APPLICANT: CHURCH OF GRACE OF EL PASO. ZON06-00107 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

7D. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON06-00118 TO SATISFY PARKING REQUIREMENTS FOR PARCEL I, DESCRIBED AS LOT 20, BLOCK 8, COTTON ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; BY ALLOWING OFF-SITE, OFF-STREET PARKING ON PARCEL II, DESCRIBED AS LOT 10 AND THE EAST 11.75 FEET OF LOT 9 AND THE WEST ½ OF LOT 11, BLOCK 16, COTTON ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, (2229 YANDELL DRIVE) AND PARCEL III, DESCRIBED AS THE SOUTH PORTION OF LOTS 21-25, BLOCK 8, COTTON ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, (2216 YANDELL DRIVE) PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.42.040 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: PARCEL 1: 2224 YANDELL DRIVE, PARCEL 2: 2229 YANDELL DRIVE, AND PARCEL 3: 2216 YANDELL DRIVE. APPLICANT: DUNCAN CROWELL. ZON06-00118 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

7E. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON06-00117 TO ALLOW FOR A PARKING REDUCTION ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 20, BLOCK 8, COTTON ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.42.040 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 2224 YANDELL DRIVE. APPLICANT: DUNCAN CROWELL. ZON06-00117 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 28, 2006, FOR ITEMS 7A - 7E

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

   
Item: 8A.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Lot 27, Block 25, Latta's (Woodlawn) Addition"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN:"POSTPONED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 27, BLOCK 25, LATTA'S (WOODLAWN) ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-3 (APARTMENT) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 3809 EAST PAISANO DRIVE. APPLICANT: ABDULNASSIR ALMAGHRABI, TRUSTEE. ZON06-00092 (DISTRICT 3) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, STEPHEN SCHLETT, (915) 541-4935] POSTPONED FROM 10-31-06

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

   
Item: 8C.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance amending Title 2 (Administration And Personnel), Chapter 2.30 (Building Board Of Appeals)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

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

   
Item: 11A.  BUDGET TRANSFER: Transfer $500,000 from the Westside Community & Recreation Center to the Parks Contingency Fund"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RECOMMENDATION TO TRANSFER $500,000 FROM THE WESTSIDE COMMUNITY & RECREATION CENTER TO THE PARKS CONTINGENCY FUND BASED ON SAVINGS IN THE CONSTRUCTION CONTINGENCY PROJECT. (DISTRICT 1)

[PERSPECTIVA + 3D/I, VERONICA HARRIS, (915) 225-3451]

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

   
Item: 11B.  BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2007-246 - AIRPORT"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2007-246 AIRPORT

TRANSFER OF FUNDS TO COVER THE COST OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR THE RUNWAY EXTENSION PROJECT. (DISTRICT 2)

INCREASE $540,730 TO FUND BALANCE TRANSFER

INCREASE $540,730 TO INTRAFUND TRANSFER IN

INCREASE $540,730 TO CONSTRUCTION

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

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

   
Item: 14.  FINANCIAL SERVICES - BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: Award of Solicitation No. 2006-186, Westside Sport Complex"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2006-186, WESTSIDE SPORT COMPLEX, TO BLAIR-HALL CO., INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $3,742,300.00. THIS CONTRACT IS TO CONSTRUCT THE WESTSIDE SPORTS COMPLEX LOCATED AT DESERT BOULEVARD ADJACENT TO THE NORTHWEST CAMPUS OF THE EL PASO COMMUNITY COLLEGE.

DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION

AWARD TO: BLAIR-HALL CO., INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

BASE BID 1: $3,164,500.00

ALTERNATE #1: $108,500.00

ALTERNATE #2: $104,700.00

ALTERNATE #3: $106,300.00

ALTERNATE #4: $106,300.00

ALTERNATE #5: $152,000.00

ACCOUNT NO: 14101001-PQLPA172-60172-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: 2000 QUALITY OF LIFE BONDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $3,742,300.00

DISTRICT(S): 1

IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY CONTRACTS OR OTHER DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

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 $25,000.00 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL.

THIS IS A LUMP-SUM CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND PARKS AND RECREATION RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE BIDDER OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID. [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 DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. S. Ortega NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 15A.  PARKS AND RECREATION: That the Mayor and City Council accept the recommendation from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board to rename the Sacramento Senior Center to the Grandview Park Senior Citizens Center"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ACCEPT THE RECOMMENDATION FROM THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD TO RENAME THE SACRAMENTO SENIOR CENTER TO THE GRANDVIEW PARK SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER. (DISTRICT 2) [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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 15B.  PARKS AND RECREATION: That the Mayor and City Council accept the recommendation from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board to rename the Ruby Coates Park to the Montoya Heights Park"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ACCEPT THE RECOMMENDATION FROM THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD TO RENAME THE RUBY COATES PARK TO THE MONTOYA HEIGHTS PARK. (DISTRICT 1)

[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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 16B.  CITY MANAGER'S REPORT: Council Ratification of the Storm 2006 professional services contracts listed on the attachment"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: RATIFIED

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON COUNCIL RATIFICATION OF THE STORM 2006 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACTS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA. SUCH CONTRACTS WERE ENTERED INTO BY THE CITY MANAGER UNDER THE AUTHORITY GRANTED BY COUNCIL IN THE SEPTEMBER 19, 2006 RESOLUTION. (ATTACHMENT A)

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

ATTACHMENT A

DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES

STORM 2006 PROGRESS OVERVIEW

AS OF NOVEMBER 7, 2006

ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

STORM 2006 INFRASTRUCTURE REPAIR/RECONSTRUCTION PROGRESS UPDATE

DESIGN

TO DATE, 68 PROJECTS HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED THAT REQUIRE CONSULTANT DESIGN SERVICES.

PRE-QUALIFIED CONSULTANTS HAVE BEEN INTERVIEWED FOR 66 OF THOSE PROJECTS.

CONTRACTS SIGNED WITH 10 CONSULTANT FIRMS FOR WORK ON 31 PROJECTS AS FOLLOWS:

O URS INC. FOR WORK ON THE MASTER DRAINAGE STUDY FOR A TOTAL

AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,800,000

O FRANK X. SPENCER FOR WORK ON: HIGHLANDS SEDIMENT BASIN,

NORTH SOUTH FREEWAY CHANNEL, MEDIAN IMPROVEMENTS ON FRED

WILSON, MESA HILLS AND MONTANA AND INSPECTION/ASSESSMENT

OF CITY CONDUITS SECTOR 3 FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,000,000

O HUITT-ZOLLARS FOR WORK ON: MONTOYA DRAIN, MCKELLIGON CANYON

ROAD, MESA DRAIN AND INSPECTION/ASSESSMENT OF CITY PONDS SECTOR 2 FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,250,000

O MORENO CARDENAS INC. FOR WORK ON: GLORY ROAD, SHADOW

MOUNTAIN/SILVER SPRINGS, CHANNEL NO. 2 AND DALLAS OUTFALL FOR

A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $3,500,000

O NOMAR ENGINEERING INC. TO ASSIST WITH HYDROLOGIC STUDIES AND

PROVIDE ADDITIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE

MASTER DRAINAGE STUDY FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED

$250,000

O PARKHILL, SMITH & COOPER, INC. FOR WORK ON: LINDBERG, REDD,

MULBERRY AND WARRIORS STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS,

GOVERNMENT HILLS OUTFALL/DURAZNO NEIGHBORHOOD

IMPROVEMENTS, CLINT LANDFILL SLOPE/EROSION REPAIRS, PUMP

STATION ASSESSMENT AND REPAIRS FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO

EXCEED $2,250,000

O QUANTUM ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS INC. FOR WORK ON: OJO DE

AGUA CHANNEL, CROSSROADS POND, PERSHING DAM UPPER &

LOWER BASINS AND INSPECTION/ASSESSMENT OF CITY CONDUITS

SECTOR 4 FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,000,000

O CAMP DRESSER & MCKEE INC. FOR WORK ON: PRESSURE MANHOLES,

CLARDY FOX PUMP STATION AND THE MODESTO CHANNEL RIVER

OUTFALL FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $500,000

O CONDE, INC. FOR WORK ON: WALLENBERG & MESA HILLS, JAMES

WATT @ LEE TREVINO, MAMIE & ELMWOOD, ROBINSON, GRAVITY

FLOW OUTLETS TO THE RIO GRANDE AND INSPECTION/ASSESSMENT OF

CITY PONDS SECTOR 1 FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED

$1,600,000

O DORADO ENGINEERING, INC. FOR WORK ON THE NORTHGATE DIVERSION

CHANNEL FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $250,000

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

   
Item: EX1.  Contract Number 97-0073, Republic Parking System, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED THAT THE SETTLEMENT PROPOSED BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND REPUBLIC PARKING SYSTEM, INC., REGARDING CONTRACT NUMBER 97-0073, BE ACCEPTED BY THE CITY AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE; AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY, ANY RELATED DOCUMENTATION.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING CONTRACT NUMBER 97-0073, REPUBLIC PARKING SYSTEM, INC. (551.071). [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, RAYMOND TELLES, (915) 541-4986]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke ABSTAIN
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE


 
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