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Agenda: City Council Meeting
Date: 12/5/2006
 
   
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: REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS OF NOVEMBER 21, 2006 (CORRECTED), NOVEMBER 28, 2006, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 27, 2006 (AGENDA REVIEW)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS OF NOVEMBER 21, 2006 (CORRECTED), NOVEMBER 28, 2006, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 27, 2006 (AGENDA REVIEW).

[MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A NINTH AMENDMENT TO THE FACILITIES MANAGEMENT AND TOURISM AGREEMENT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A NINTH AMENDMENT TO THE FACILITIES MANAGEMENT AND TOURISM AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND SMG TO PROVIDE FOR AN ADDITIONAL YEAR OF MANAGEMENT AND OPERATION SERVICES OF THE VISITOR'S INFORMATION CENTER LOCATED WITHIN THE AIRPORT TERMINAL BUILDING AT THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3C. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LOCAL PROJECT ADVANCE FUNDING AGREEMENT (LPAFA)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LOCAL PROJECT ADVANCE FUNDING AGREEMENT (LPAFA) BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND THE STATE OF TEXAS, ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (''STATE''). THE SCOPE OF WORK FOR THIS AGREEMENT IS DESCRIBED AS THE ALAMEDA TRAFFIC SIGNAL INTERCONNECT WHICH WILL EXPAND THE EXISTING INTERCONNECT SYSTEM TO THE EXISTING COMPUTERIZED SIGNAL SYSTEM BY PROVIDING COMMUNICATIONS RANGING FROM FIBER OPTICS TO TWISTED COPPER AND OTHER RELATED HARDWARE FOR THE INTERCONNECTION OF TRAFFIC SIGNALS. THE PROJECT INCLUDES THE INSTALLATION OF VIDEO SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS AND VIDEO DETECTION SYSTEM FOR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT. (DISTRICTS, 3, 6, & 7)

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

"3D. RESOLUTION: CHERYL S. LAY AND DAVID BIAGAS BE APPOINTED TO SERVE IN A FULL TIME POSITION AS SUBSTITUTE ASSOCIATE MUNICIPAL JUDGE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT CHERYL S. LAY BE APPOINTED TO SERVE IN A FULL TIME POSITION AS SUBSTITUTE ASSOCIATE MUNICIPAL JUDGE DURING THE REMAINDER OF HER CURRENT TERM OF OFFICE EXPIRING ON THE FOURTH TUESDAY IN JUNE 2007, AND;

THAT DAVID BIAGAS BE APPOINTED TO SERVE IN A FULL TIME POSITION AS SUBSTITUTE ASSOCIATE MUNICIPAL JUDGE DURING THE REMAINDER OF HIS CURRENT TERM OF OFFICE EXPIRING ON THE FOURTH TUESDAY IN JUNE 2009.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"4. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: ROBERT GRAY TO THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ROBERT GRAY TO THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD BY CITY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8.

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

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: GARY PORRAS TO THE CONSTRUCTION BOARD OF APPEALS

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

GARY PORRAS TO THE CONSTRUCTION BOARD OF APPEALS BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., DISTRICT 6.

[REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., (915) 541-4178]

"5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JAMES W. WOLFF TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JAMES W. WOLFF TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, DISTRICT 3.

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

"6. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUND:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

[TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

TAX REFUNDS

DECEMBER 5, 2006

A. LSI C/O PIONEER BANK IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,090.93

OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #H540-999-0020-3000).

B. WORLD SAVINGS IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,875.85 OVERPAYMENT OF

2005 TAXES. (PID #S700-999-0080-0300).

C. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF

$2,891.26 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #T287-999-0170-0500).

D. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICES, LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF

$2,567.55 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #R860-000-2292-0700)

"7. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2006-199, VOCATIONAL TRUCKS (DUMP TRUCKS AND ROLLOFF TRUCKS)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED: DELETED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2006-199, VOCATIONAL TRUCKS (DUMP TRUCKS AND ROLLOFF TRUCKS), TO BORDER INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS FOR A TOTAL AWARD OF $465,670.00.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES/FLEET DIVISION

AWARD TO: BORDER INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): 1A (DUMP TRUCK) - QTY. 2 @ $104,525.00/EACH

2A (ROLLOFF TRUCK) - QTY. 2 @ $128,310.00/EACH

OPTION: VENDOR OFFERS OPTIONS TO PURCHASE UP TO ONE

HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT

QUANTITIES, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF THE OPTION

IS EXERCISED WITHIN NINETY (90) DAYS AND/OR ONE

HUNDRED EIGHTY (180) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF

THE CONTRACT.

ACCOUNT NO.: 508006-27507-37150068-PFLESVC01

FUNDING SOURCE: EQUIPMENT REPLACEMENT FUND

TOTAL AWARD: $465,670.00

DISTRICT(S): ALL

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE.

NO PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT WAS OFFERED.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND GENERAL SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. [FINANCIAL SERVICES, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313] POSTPONED FROM 11-28-06

"8. DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES: COUNCIL RATIFICATION OF THE STORM 2006 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AND/OR CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

COUNCIL RATIFICATION OF THE STORM 2006 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AND/OR CONSTRUCTION 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. (SEE ATTACHMENT B) [DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

STORM 2006 INFRASTRUCTURE REPAIR/RECONSTRUCTION PROGRESS UPDATE DECEMBER 5, 2006.

DESIGN (PROFESSIONAL SERVICES)

CONTRACT SIGNED WITH ONE (1) CONSULTANT FIRM FOR WORK ON THE FOLLOWING PROJECTS:

VENCOR ENGINEERING, LLC FOR WORK ON: HIGH RIDGE CHANNEL AND BEAR RIDGE CHANNEL IMPROVEMENTS, JOYCE CIRCLE DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS, EROSION CONTROL AND DEBRIS REMOVAL AT CHANNEL NO. 1 (BELVIDERE CHANNEL), AND FORT BLISS SUMP DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $200,000.

   
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: 3B.  RESOLUTION: City Council of the City of El Paso hereby adopt amended standards for Department of Community and Human Development loan delinquency management "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL PASO HEREBY ADOPT AMENDED STANDARDS FOR DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT LOAN DELINQUENCY MANAGEMENT IN CONNECTION WITH (1) LOAN RESTRUCTURING IN LIEU OF FORECLOSURE, (2) LOAN FORECLOSURE/LAWSUITS, AND (3) DECLARING LOANS UNCOLLECTIBLE; AND THAT THE DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT BE AUTHORIZED TO TAKE ANY AND ALL ACTION CONSISTENT WITH THIS RESOLUTION NECESSARY TO REMEDY SUCH DELINQUENCIES. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4643]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9A.  & 9C. 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 VACATING A PORTION OF CONVAIR ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY

WITHIN EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS UNIT 5, CITY OF EL

PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF

CONVAIR DRIVE AND WEST OF NORTHROP DRIVE. APPLICANT: EL PASO

INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. SV06006 (DISTRICTS 2 & 3)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, JIM FISK, (915) 541-4638]

9C. AN ORDINANCE REAFFIRMING THE AUTHORIZATION, APPROVED IN

ORDINANCE NO. 016484, FOR 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, AND

CORRECTING AN ERROR IN THE LEGAL DESCRIPTION TO INCLUDE ''ALL OF

TRACT 10C2'' AND ''NOW KNOWN AS TRACT 3B2'' IN THE IDENTIFIED

LEGAL DESCRIPTION AND SURVEY. (DISTRICT 1)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON DECEMBER 19, 2006, FOR ITEMS 9A & 9C

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

   
Item: 9B.  INTRODUCTION: Ordinance designating the five areas described as Redevelopment Districts in the El Paso Downtown 2015 Plan as a Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone; describing the boundaries of the Zone; creating a Board of Directors for the Zone; providing f  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

AN ORDINANCE DESIGNATING THE FIVE AREAS DESCRIBED AS REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS IN THE EL PASO DOWNTOWN 2015 PLAN AS A TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONE; DESCRIBING THE BOUNDARIES OF THE ZONE; CREATING A BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR THE ZONE; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE AND A TERMINATION DATE FOR THE ZONE; NAMING THE ZONE ''REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER FIVE, CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS''; ESTABLISHING A TAX INCREMENT FUND; AND CONTAINING OTHER PROVISIONS RELATED THERETO.

(CITY DOWNTOWN/DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10.  PUBLIC HEARING - MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Ordinance amending Title 5 (Business Taxes, Licenses and Regulations), Chapter 5.46 (Assisted Living Facilities), of the El Paso City Code "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 5 (BUSINESS TAXES, LICENSES AND REGULATIONS), CHAPTER 5.46 (ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO CREATE THE CHAPTER RELATING TO STATE LICENSING, INSPECTION, AND ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE REGARDING ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 1.08.010-1.08.030 OF THE CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

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

   
Item: 11.  PUBLIC HEARING - FINANCIAL SERVICES: Ordinance to establish regulations whereby the City of El Paso may refuse to enter into an agreement with a person indebted to the City of El Paso, and whereby the City of El Paso may offset amounts it owes vendors by  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED

AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH REGULATIONS WHEREBY THE CITY OF EL PASO MAY REFUSE TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH A PERSON INDEBTED TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, AND WHEREBY THE CITY OF EL PASO MAY OFFSET AMOUNTS IT OWES VENDORS BY AMOUNTS OWED BY VENDORS TO THE CITY OF EL PASO. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4293]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: 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 AND 09-12-06

   
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: 12B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Traffic control measures on Tays and Delta"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON TRAFFIC CONTROL MEASURES ON TAYS AND DELTA.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 12C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Creating a City Charter Review Process, timetable for possible ballot election, creation and composition of a Citizen Charter Review Committee, and potential amendments to the Charter"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION CONCERNING CREATING A CITY CHARTER REVIEW PROCESS, TIMETABLE FOR POSSIBLE BALLOT ELECTION, CREATION AND COMPOSITION OF A CITIZEN CHARTER REVIEW COMMITTEE, AND POTENTIAL AMENDMENTS TO THE CHARTER.

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

   
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: 13A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES - BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: Solicitation No. 2007-019, Public Information Officer and Public Relations Representative of the Environmental Services and Street Department"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-019, PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER AND PUBLIC RELATIONS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES AND STREET DEPARTMENT, TO KEEP EL PASO BEAUTIFUL FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $385,842.00.

DEPARTMENTS: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES AND STREET

AWARD TO: KEEP EL PASO BEAUTIFUL

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): ALL

OPTIONS: 1 YEARACCOUNT NO.: 34010289-40403-502116

FUNDING SOURCE: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT, PROMOTIONAL SERVICES

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $128,614.00

DISTRICT(S): ALL

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $385,842.00

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

NO PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT WAS OFFERED.

FURTHERMORE, IT IS REQUESTED THAT STAFF BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE, THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE TO REVIEW, AND THE CITY MANAGER EXECUTE ANY ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS AS NECESSARY.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE BIDDER INDICATED.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES - REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Solicitation No. 2007-003R, Lease, Develop, and Operate News, Gifts, & Specialty Retail Concessions, at the El Paso International Airport"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-003R, LEASE, DEVELOP, AND OPERATE NEWS, GIFTS, & SPECIALTY RETAIL CONCESSIONS, AT THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO THE PARADIES SHOPS, INC. FOR A PROJECTED AMOUNT OF $14,005,669.00.

DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION

AWARD TO: THE PARADIES SHOPS, INC.

ATLANTA, GA

ACCOUNT NO.: REVENUE CONTRACTS

FUNDING SOURCE: REVENUE CONTRACTS

PROJECTED AMOUNT: $14,005,669.00

($11,164,367.00 - PROJECTED REVENUE DURING THE

CONTRACT'S TERM)

($2,841,302.00 - INITIAL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS)

DISTRICT(S): 3

THE REVIEW COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS AWARD AS INDICATED. THE PARADIES SHOPS, INC. SUBMITTED THE HIGHEST RANKED AND BEST PROPOSAL TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE CITY.

THE TERM OF THIS CONTRACT IS COMPRISED OF TWO PARTS, THE INTERIM TERM AND THE PRIMARY TERM. THE INTERIM TERM WILL BEGIN JANUARY 1, 2007, AND WILL TERMINATE UPON DELIVERY OF NEWLY CONSTRUCTED CONCESSION AREAS TO THE PARADIES SHOPS, INC. (ESTIMATED SPRING 2008). THE PRIMARY TERM IS TEN (10) YEARS AFTER POSSESSION OF NEWLY CONSTRUCTED CONCESSION AREAS TO THE PARADIES SHOPS, INC.

THE PARADIES SHOPS, INC. HAS COMMITTED $2,841,302.00 TO INITIAL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FOR ALL CONCESSION AREAS, WHICH WAS THE HIGHEST CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT AMOUNT PROPOSED.

FURTHERMORE, IT IS REQUESTED THAT STAFF BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE, THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE TO REVIEW, AND THE CITY MANAGER EXECUTE ANY ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS AS NECESSARY.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14.  OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET: Proposals to increase the tax exemption for elderly and disabled or provide a general homestead exemption for residential taxpayers effective January 1, 2008"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON PROPOSALS TO INCREASE THE TAX EXEMPTION FOR ELDERLY AND DISABLED OR PROVIDE A GENERAL HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FOR RESIDENTIAL TAXPAYERS EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2008. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano 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: EX1.  Claim of Vickie Shields, Our File No. 06-C-211/Fire"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE CLAIM ENTITLED VICKIE SHIELDS; OUR FILE NO. 06-C-211/FIRE.

CLAIM OF VICKIE SHIELDS, OUR FILE NO. 06-C-211/FIRE. (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 ABSTAIN
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX2.  Claim of Daniel Lopez, Our File No. 06-C-082/Street"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT CLAIMANT’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE CLAIM ENTITLED DANIEL LOPEZ; OUR FILE NO. 06-C-082/STREET.

CLAIM OF DANIEL LOPEZ, OUR FILE NO. 06-C-082/STREET. (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 ABSTAIN
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

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

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

BILLY RAY NITSCH VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. EP-06-CA-0042-KC. (551.071).

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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