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Agenda: City Council and Mass Transit Department Board Meeting
Date: 12/12/2006
 
   
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 MEETING OF DECEMBER 5, 2006, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF DECEMBER 4, 2006 (AGENDA REVIEW)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF DECEMBER 5, 2006, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF DECEMBER 4, 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 AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND JULIET LOZANO

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND JULIET LOZANO TO EMPLOY JULIET LOZANO AS A MUNICIPAL COMMUNICATIONS/PUBLIC AFFAIRS MANAGER AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $2,355.53. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF DECEMBER 28, 2006, THROUGH DECEMBER 27, 2007. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY MANAGER, JOYCE A. WILSON, (915) 541-4844]

"3C. RESOLUTION: SOLID WASTE LIENS ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE SOLID WASTE LIENS ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (DISTRICTS 2, 3, 4, & 6)

[ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

(SEE ATTACHMENT A)

ATTACHMENT A

2927 MOUNTAIN $263.23 MANUEL CORRERA

(DISTRICT 2)

LOT 27, SUNRISE ACRES $317.36 JOSEPH ABRAHAM, JR.

#2 SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 2)



7158 NORTH LOOP $306.53 JOSE L. REYNOSA, JR.

(DISTRICT 3)



9944 DYER STREET $830.46 JOHN H. TRIEN

(DISTRICT 4)

9945 DYER STREET $896.50 TILLER FAMILY, L.P.

(DISTRICT 4)

9949 DYER STREET $685.41 TILLER FAMILY, L.P.

(DISTRICT 4)

4040 HERCULES $241.58 INTERNATIONAL CUTTING (DISTRICT 4) SEV. LTD

6041 NAPLES AVENUE $225.35 RUSSELL BUCKLEY &

(DISTRICT 4) MARIA G. PAYAN



5520 RANCHITO AVENUE $214.52 SANTIAGO E. AVILA

(DISTRICT 4)

5625 RANCHITO AVENUE $214.52 ALMA R. SIERRA

(DISTRICT 4)

5629 RANCHITO AVENUE $225.35 MARIA D.L. FERNANDEZ

DISTRICT 4)

LOT 1 (7693.79 SQ FT), $571.75 JAMES R. MCMINN & 2

BLOCK 13, SAHARA SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 4)

5701 SALUKI $376.90 TIMOTHY A. GAMWELL

(DISTRICT 4)

4845 SUN VALLEY DRIVE $216.50 PETRA R. MARTINEZ

(DISTRICT 4)

LOTS 5 & 6, BLOCK 6, $265.94 LOCIO A. GUAYO

SAHARA SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 4)

9745 LA MORENITA $175.55 SERGIO J. MEDINA

(DISTRICT 6)

9817 LA MORENITA $163.10 ARMANDO GOMEZ &

(DISTRICT 6) IRMA GOMEZ

9912 LA MORENITA $257.82 JOSE R. POLENDO

(DISTRICT 6)

TRACT 1-A-63 (.6660 ACRE), $198.28 WDE, INC.

BLOCK 1, ASCARATE SUBDIVISIOIN

(DISTRICT 6)

180 ZARAGOSA ROAD $192.87 THEODORE BROWN

(DISTRICT 6)

"3D. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND DAVID R. KELLEY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND DAVID R. KELLEY TO EMPLOY DAVID R. KELLEY AS A DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR FOR THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $2,100.79. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF DECEMBER 19, 2006 THROUGH DECEMBER 18, 2007. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, GERALD GORDIER, (915) 541-4288]

4. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO. 2006-197, SECURITY GUARD SERVICES EL PASO LANDFILLS AND TRANSFER STATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2006-197, SECURITY GUARD SERVICES EL PASO LANDFILLS AND TRANSFER STATION, TO WHELAN SECURITY CO., INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $391,799.52.

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: WHELAN SECURITY CO., INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): 1 - 4

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $130,599.84

ACCOUNT NO.: 34010296-40403-502212

FUNDING SOURCE: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, SECURITY CONTRACTS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $391,799.52

DISTRICT(S): 4 AND 8

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE BIDDER OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

"5. REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: SOLICITATION NO. 2007-036R, EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT FACILITIES STRATEGIC PLAN - 2030

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-036R, EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT FACILITIES STRATEGIC PLAN - 2030, TO MAGELLAN RESEARCH CORPORATION FOR A TOTAL AWARD NOT TO EXCEED $109,100.00.

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

AWARD TO: MAGELLAN RESEARCH CORPORATION

SHADY SHORES, TX

ITEM(S): ALL

ACCOUNT NO.: 31135001-27114-508016

PROJECT PPD05001

FUNDING SOURCE: 98A CERTIFICATE OF OBLIGATION

TOTAL AWARD: $109,100.00 (NOT TO EXCEED)

DISTRICT(S): ALL

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

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]

"6A. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2007-006, MICRO & MACRO IV SETS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-006, MICRO & MACRO IV SETS, TO QUADMED INC. AND BOUND TREE MEDICAL, LLC FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $58,000.00.

DEPARTMENT: FIRE

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: QUADMED INC.

JACKSONVILLE, FL

ITEM(S): 1

AMOUNT: $22,000.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: BOUND TREE MEDICAL, LLC

DUBLIN, OH

ITEM(S): 2

OPTION: VENDOR 2 OFFERS THE CITY THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE

TERM OF THE CONTRACT AT THE SAME UNIT PRICES FOR TWO

(2) ADDITIONAL YEAR(S) IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN

TWO (2) YEARS FROM THE DATE OF THE AWARD.

AMOUNT: $7,000.00

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $29,000.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 22010319-503112-01101

FUNDING SOURCE: FIRE DEPARTMENT FISCAL OPERATING BUDGET/CLINICAL,

MEDICAL SUPPLIES

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $58,000.00

DISTRICT (S): ALL

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF TWENTY FOUR (24) MONTHS.

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

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

"6B. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2007-009, AUDIBLE PEDESTRIAN SIGNALS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-009, AUDIBLE PEDESTRIAN SIGNALS, TO CONSOLIDATED TRAFFIC CONTROLS, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $68,452.00.

DEPARTMENT: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

AWARD TO: CONSOLIDATED TRAFFIC CONTROLS, INC.

ARLINGTON, TEXAS

ITEM(S): 1, 2, AND 3

ACCOUNT NO.: 71150069-508009-07868-G7132CD0022

FUNDING SOURCE: FURNITURE AND FIXTURES-AUDIBLE PEDESTRIAN SIGNALS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $34,226.00

DISTRICT(S): ALL

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $68,452.00

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF TWENTY FOUR (24) MONTHS.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

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

"7. DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

COUNCIL RATIFICATION OF THE STORM 2006 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT 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 B).

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

ATTACHMENT B

STORM 2006 INFRASTRUCTURE REPAIR/RECONSTRUCTION PROGRESS UPDATE DECEMBER 12, 2006

CONSTRUCTION

CONTRACT FOR BID NO. ST 2006-93 DRAINAGE CHANNEL RESTORATION AND CLEANING WAS AWARDED TO DAN WILLIAMS COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,799,950.00.

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

   
Item: 3B.  RESOLUTION: City Manager be authorized to sign an Approval of Assignment of the Tax Abatement Agreement by and between the City of El Paso, Railroad Drive, L.P. (''Assignor''), and Verde 9900 Railroad Drive, L.P. (''Assignee'') for the property described  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT OF THE TAX ABATEMENT AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, RAILROAD DRIVE, L.P. (''ASSIGNOR''), AND VERDE 9900 RAILROAD DRIVE, L.P. (''ASSIGNEE'') FOR THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS REINVESTMENT ZONE ''V'' IN ORDINANCE NO. 013463 ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL PASO ON JANUARY 6, 1998. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

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

   
Item: 6C.  BID: Solicitation No. 2007-034, Advertising & Marketing Services for Environmental Services"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-034, ADVERTISING & MARKETING SERVICES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, EL PASO RECYCLING PROGRAM TO AGI MARKETING FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $112,500.00.

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: AGI MARKETING

EL PASO, TX

ITEM(S): ALL

OPTION: BIDDER OFFERS THE CITY THE OPTION OF EXTENDING THE

TERM OF THE CONTRACT, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE THREE

ADDITIONAL YEARS.

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $37,500.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 34010289-40403-502116

FUNDING SOURCE: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT, PROMOTIONAL SERVICES

ESTIMATED TOTAL AWARD: $112,500.00

DISTRICT(S): ALL

IT IS REQUESTED AUTHORIZATION FOR CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE TO REVIEW, AND THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY CONTRACTS OR DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

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

FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION 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 DID NOT VOTE
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.  - 8D. 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.

8A. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO THE EL PASO FESTIVAL ASSOCIATION AND THE EL PASO EMPOWERMENT ZONE TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE A PORTION OF ANTHONY STREET FROM SAN ANTONIO AVENUE TO SAN FRANCISCO AVENUE; WESTERN COURT FROM ANTHONY STREET TO DURANGO STREET; DURANGO STREET FROM SAN ANTONIO AVENUE TO SAN FRANCISCO AVENUE; AND THE ALLEY BETWEEN DURANGO STREET AND ANTHONY AVENUE FROM DECEMBER 30, 2006, THROUGH JANUARY 1, 2007, FOR A ''NEW YEAR'S STREET FESTIVAL.'' (FEE: $225.00, SPL06-00022) (DISTRICT 8)

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

8B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY AMENDING CHAPTER 19.12 (PARKLAND DEDICATION), SECTION 19.12.010 (POLICY PLAN AND PURPOSE) TO REFERENCE THE CURRENT EL PASO PARKS AND RECREATION MASTER PLAN; SECTION 19.12.085 (PARKLAND CREDITS) TO REFERENCE EXPANDED PARK ZONES APPROVED BY RESOLUTION; SECTION 19.12.100 (FEE IN LIEU OF PARKLAND DEDICATION) TO AUTHORIZE THE REPROGRAMMING OF OUTSTANDING PARK FEES TO EXPANDED PARK ZONES; AND SECTION 19.12.110 (PARKLAND FEES SPECIAL FUND) TO SET FORTH CERTAIN PARAMETERS OF EXPENDITURES OF SUMS PAID IN LIEU OF PARKLAND DEDICATION. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 19.04.190 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

(ALL DISTRICTS)

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

8C. AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE NUMBER 015987 WHICH CREATED THE WORKFORCE RETRAINING ADVISORY COMMITTEE AND PROVIDED FOR MEMBERSHIP AND TERMS, OFFICERS, RULES AND REGULATIONS, ADMINISTRATION, AND DUTIES OF THE BOARD. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, SYLVIA FIRTH, (915) 541-4550]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON DECEMBER 27, 2006, FOR ITEMS 8A - 8C

8D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF TRACT 1A3, SECTION 38, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS & PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL); AND PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF TRACT 1A, SECTION 38, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS & PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: ZARAGOZA ROAD & EDGEMERE BLVD. APPLICANT: CAMINO REAL PROPERTIES I, LIMITED. ZON06-00122 (DISTRICT 5)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, STEPHEN SCHLETT, (915) 541-4935]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JANUARY 3, 2007, FOR ITEM 8D

PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD AS PART OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING WHICH BEGINS AT APPROXIMATELY 9:00 A.M. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS PRESENT SHALL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD AT THAT TIME. AFTER THE PUBLIC HEARINGS, COUNCIL MAY ALSO DELAY TAKING ACTION ON ORDINANCES; NO REQUIREMENT IS MADE BY SECTION 3.9B OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER TO PUBLISH ANY FURTHER NOTICE. COPIES OF ALL ORDINANCES ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW IN THE CITY CLERK'S OFFICE, 2 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 8:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9A.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of the east one half of lots 16-20, both inclusive, block 214, Alexander Addition"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE EAST ONE HALF OF LOTS 16-20, BOTH INCLUSIVE, BLOCK 214, ALEXANDER ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF 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: NORTH OF ROBINSON AND WEST OF KANSAS. APPLICANT: ROMELIA BEARD. ZON06-00124 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, ARLAN GREER, (915) 541-4723]

   
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.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON06-00110 to allow for a Planned Residential Development with private streets on a portion of Tract 1A, and all of Tract 1B, S.J. Larkin Survey No. 265, and a portion of H.G.   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON06-00110 TO ALLOW FOR A PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT WITH PRIVATE STREETS ON A PORTION OF TRACT 1A, AND ALL OF TRACT 1B, S.J. LARKIN SURVEY NO. 265, AND A PORTION OF H.G. FOSTER SURVEY NO. 262, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 20.12.040 AND 20.22.040 (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: SOUTH OF BEAR RIDGE DRIVE, EAST OF REDD ROAD. APPLICANT: ACRO DEVELOPERS I, LTD. ZON06 00110. (DISTRICT 1)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro 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: 9C.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance vacating all of the 20-foot wide alley within Block 54, Kern Place Addition"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE VACATING ALL OF THE 20-FOOT WIDE ALLEY WITHIN BLOCK 54, KERN PLACE ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. SUBJECT PROPERTY: WEST OF STANTON BETWEEN ALTHEA PARK AND KERN. APPLICANT: EL PASO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT. AV06005. (DISTRICT 1)

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

POSTPONED FROM 11-14-06 AND 11-28-06

   
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: 10.  PUBLIC HEARING - COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Ordinance amending Title 2 (Administration and Personnel) of the El Paso City Code by amending Chapter 2.102 (Neighborhood Association Recognition) in its entirety"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY AMENDING CHAPTER 2.102 (NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION RECOGNITION) IN ITS ENTIRETY.

(ALL DISTRICTS)

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4500]

POSTPONED FROM 11-28-06

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

   
Item: 11A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: City sponsorship of the El Paso Marathon"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: SUPPORTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON CITY SPONSORSHIP OF THE EL PASO MARATHON. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4268]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: 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: ADOPTED

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)

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

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

POSTPONED FROM 12-05-06

   
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: 12A.  CITY MANAGER: Appointment of Dr. Robert Galvan as Interim Director of the City/County Health District effective January 2, 2007"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

APPOINTMENT OF DR. ROBERT GALVAN AS INTERIM DIRECTOR OF THE CITY/COUNTY HEALTH DISTRICT EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2, 2007, FOR A SIX-MONTH PERIOD WITH AN OPTION TO RENEW FOR AN ADDITIONAL SIX MONTHS UPON MUTUAL CONSENT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[CITY MANAGER, JOYCE A. WILSON, (915) 541-4844]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13.  FINANCIAL SERVICES - BID: Solicitation No. 2006-189 for Montoya Heights Drainage Improvements"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2006-189 FOR MONTOYA HEIGHTS DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS, PHASE I TO J & J GENERAL CONTRACTING, INC. OF EL PASO, TEXAS FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $1,623,919.54.

DEPARTMENT: STREET

AWARD TO: J & J GENERAL CONTRACTING, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: BASE BID I: $1,499,755.92

BASE BID II: $124,163.62

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $1,623,919.54

ACCOUNT NO: 14200403-PBE04ST117-29132-508027

31255008-PBE04ST117-27695-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: 2004 BOND ISSUE & PSB FUNDS

DISTRICT(S): 1

WORK UNDER THIS UNIT PRICE CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED VALUE AND WILL BE ORDERED, PERFORMED, INVOICED, AND PAID BY MEASURED QUANTITY. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL OF UNIT PRICES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER MAY, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION FROM CITY COUNCIL, APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, WHICH ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW AND WHICH DO NOT MAKE CHANGES TO THE UNIT PRICE AND WHICH ARE WITHIN THE APPROPRIATE BUDGET.

THIS IS A LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT. THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND STREETS DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

[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 DID NOT VOTE
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.  MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS: Resolution that the Year 2007 Public Art Plan for the City of El Paso, Texas, be officially adopted"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE YEAR 2007 PUBLIC ART PLAN FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, BE OFFICIALLY ADOPTED, AS IS ON FILE WITH THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK, AND INCORPORATED HEREIN FOR ALL INTENTS AND PURPOSES. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

POSTPONED FROM 11-14-06 AND 11-28-06

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: ADDN.  EX1. lawsuit titled Jose F. Ramirez et al. vs. City of El Paso, Cause No. 2006-5702, 41st Judicial District Court, and the Mowad Subdivision"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO AUTHORIZES THE CITY ATTORNEY TO TAKE ANY AND ALL ACTION NECESSARY, BOTH AFFIRMATIVE AND DEFENSIVE, AS NECESSARY, REGARDING THE LAWSUIT STYLED JOSE F. RAMIREZ, ET AL. V. CITY OF EL PASO, ET AL.; CAUSE NUMBER 2006-5702, IN THE 41ST DISTRICT COURT OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. THIS MOTION IS INTENDED TO GRANT BROAD AUTHORITY TO 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 INCLUDING, THROUGH EMINENT DOMAIN OR OTHERWISE, THE ACQUISITION OF THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY INTERESTS BY THE CITY OF EL PASO:

THE PROPERTY INTERESTS OF JOSE F. RAMIREZ INVOLVING PROPERTY LOCATED WITHIN THE MOWAD SUBDIVISION IN EL PASO, TEXAS, BELIEVED TO HAVE AN ADDRESS OF 180 MOWAD, EL PASO, TEXAS;

THE PROPERTY INTERESTS OF JOSE R. MIJARES INVOLVING PROPERTY LOCATED WITHIN THE MOWAD SUBDIVISION IN EL PASO, TEXAS, BELIEVED TO HAVE AN ADDRESS OF 195 MOWAD, EL PASO, TEXAS;

THE PROPERTY INTERESTS OF MARIA SALDIVAR INVOLVING PROPERTY LOCATED WITHIN THE MOWAD SUBDIVISION IN EL PASO, TEXAS;

THE PROPERTY INTERESTS OF JOSE MEDEL INVOLVING PROPERTY LOCATED WITHIN THE MOWAD SUBDIVISION IN EL PASO, TEXAS, BELIEVED TO HAVE AN ADDRESS OF 169 MOWAD, EL PASO, TEXAS;

THE PROPERTY INTERESTS OF SOCORRO MARTINEZ INVOLVING PROPERTY LOCATED WITHIN THE MOWAD SUBDIVISION IN EL PASO, TEXAS, BELIEVED TO HAVE AN ADDRESS OF 171A MOWAD, EL PASO, TEXAS;

THE PROPERTY INTERESTS OF BERTHA SALDIVAR INVOLVING PROPERTY LOCATED WITHIN THE MOWAD SUBDIVISION IN EL PASO, TEXAS, BELIEVED TO HAVE AN ADDRESS OF 164B MOWAD, EL PASO, TEXAS, OR 167B MOWAD, EL PASO, TEXAS, OR 164A MOWAD, EL PASO, TEXAS;

THE PROPERTY INTERESTS OF ANDREA GONZALEZ INVOLVING PROPERTY LOCATED WITHIN THE MOWAD SUBDIVISION IN EL PASO, TEXAS; AND

THE LEGAL, EQUITABLE, POSSESSORY, LIEN, OR OTHER PROPERTY INTERESTS OF ANY OTHER PERSONS OR ENTITIES IN SUCH INVOLVED PROPERTIES.

THE CITY OF EL PASO FINDS THE EXISTENCE OF A PUBLIC NEED TO ACQUIRE FEE SIMPLE TITLE TO THE ABOVE-DESCRIBED PROPERTY INTERESTS, FOR THE FOLLOWING NON-EXCLUSIVE PUBLIC PURPOSES: FLOOD CONTROL PROJECTS, WATER MANAGEMENT PROJECTS, AND/OR OTHER DRAINAGE OR WATER STORAGE PROJECTS.

THE CITY OF EL PASO FURTHER FINDS THAT THE LOCATION, NATURE, AND EXTENT OF SUCH ACQUISITIONS ARE REASONABLE AND NECESSARY.

THIS AUTHORIZATION ALSO AUTHORIZES THE CITY ATTORNEY TO RETAIN OUTSIDE COUNSEL IN CONNECTION WITH THIS MATTER.


DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE LAWSUIT TITLED JOSE F. RAMIREZ ET AL. VS. CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. 2006-5702, 41ST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, AND THE MOWAD SUBDIVISION. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, LAURA P. GORDON, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEETING
   
 

"MTB1. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE NOVEMBER 28, 2006, MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING"

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE NOVEMBER 28, 2006, MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING. (ACTION 06-76)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB2.  Approval of the Mass Transit Department Board Meetings Calendar for the Year 2007"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETINGS CALENDAR FOR THE YEAR 2007. (06-77)

   
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 YES

   
Item: MTB3.  Re-appointment of Ernesto J. Dominguez to the Citizens Advisory Committee for the Mass Transit Department Board"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE RE-APPOINTMENT OF ERNESTO J. DOMINGUEZ TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BY EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR. (ACTION 06-78)

   
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 YES

   
Item: MTB4.  Solicitation No. 2007-037, Bus Shelter Painting"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-037, BUS SHELTER PAINTING, TO TIRAYAN CONSTRUCTION FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $27,050.00.

DEPARTMENT: SUN METRO

AWARD TO: TIRAYAN CONSTRUCTION

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: GROUP I, II AND III

OPTION: VENDOR OFFERS THE CITY THE OPTION OF PURCHASING

ADDITIONAL UNITS, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF THE OPTION

IS EXERCISED WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF

AWARD OF THE CONTRACT.

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600011-11602-TX90X280-G600338-508004

FUNDING SOURCE: FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION GRANTS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $27,050.00

DISTRICT(S): ALL

ACTION: 06-79

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

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

   
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 YES

   
Item: 11C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Direct the City Manager to provide a written/oral presentation at the next regular City Council meeting on the cumulative and total anticipated costs associated with the proposed Downtown Redevelopment Plan and to identify those either  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO PROVIDE A WRITTEN/ORAL PRESENTATION AT THE NEXT REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING ON THE CUMULATIVE AND TOTAL ANTICIPATED COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PROPOSED DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT PLAN AND TO IDENTIFY THOSE EITHER DIRECT AND/OR INDIRECT COSTS THAT WOULD BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, AND ADDITIONALLY, WHAT WOULD BE THE FUNDING MECHANISMS, DIRECT AND INDIRECT, THAT WOULD BE UTILIZED TO ALLOW THE CITIZEN TAXPAYERS OF THE CITY OF EL PASO TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS INITIATIVE.

[REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 11D.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Direct the City Manager to provide a written/oral presentation at the next regular City Council meeting on the projected costs associated with the proposed ''Downtown Arena'', and an accurate breakdown of the private vs. public partici  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO PROVIDE A WRITTEN/ORAL PRESENTATION AT THE NEXT REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING ON THE PROJECTED COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PROPOSED ''DOWNTOWN ARENA'', AND AN ACCURATE BREAKDOWN OF THE PRIVATE VS. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN THIS PROJECT, AND TO IDENTIFY THE FUNDING SOURCE/S, IF ANY, THAT WOULD BE UTILIZED BY THE CITY OF EL PASO TO FACILITATE COMPLETION OF THIS PROJECT.

[REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

   
Votes:

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Item: 12B.  CITY MANAGER: City Manager's report of current events and issues: Issues related to Storm 2006"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON ISSUES RELATED TO STORM 2006.

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4557]

   
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