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Agenda: City Council Meeting
Date: 1/30/2007
 
   
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 JANUARY 23, 2007, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 22, 2007 (AGENDA REVIEW)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 23, 2007, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 22, 2007 (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 EXPEND ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $224,268.40 TO INSTALL CULTURED STONE IN THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT GOLF COURSE CLUB HOUSE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY EXPEND ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $224,268.40 TO INSTALL CULTURED STONE IN THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT GOLF COURSE CLUB HOUSE FOR CONTRACT NUMBER 2006-076, EPIA BUTTERFIELD TRAIL GOLF COURSE - CLUB HOUSE AND MAINTENANCE FACILITY. (DISTRICT 2)

[AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724] [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, RICK CONNER, (915) 541-4423]

"3B. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RODOLFO VALDEZ

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RODOLFO VALDEZ TO EMPLOY RODOLFO VALDEZ AS A UTILITY LAND MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR FOR THE EL PASO WATER UTILITIES AT AN HOURLY RATE OF $35.66. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF FEBRUARY 7, 2007, THROUGH FEBRUARY 6, 2008. FUND SOURCE: 702-140. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, FRED LOWEREE, (915) 594-5501]

"3C. RESOLUTION: SOLID WASTE LIENS BE APPROVED

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE SOLID WASTE LIENS ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (DISTRICTS 1, 2, 4, 7, & 8) (SEE ATTACHMENT A).

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

ATTACHMENT A

SEC OF LOT 1 (0.183 ACRE), BLOCK 2, TOWN & COUNTRY VILLAGE REPLAT SUBDIVISION $32.48 E. PEINADO DEVELOPMENT CO.

(DISTRICT 1)

5012 MEADE COURT $162.38 MARGARET S. GILCREASE

(DISTRICT 2)

2322 SILVER $205.68 JOSE L. ANGUIANO

(DISTRICT 2)



10621 ELSA PLACE $140.73 JESSIE J. ABROM & ESTHER M. ABROM

(DISTRICT 4)

LOTS 17 TO 22 (36000 SQ FT), BLOCK 2, SAHARA SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 4) $468.91 JOHN H. TRIEN

LOT 1, BLOCK 300, VISTA DEL SOL #62 REPLAT A SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 7) $1,972.50 INDUSTRIAL G. DIETER 1120



223 NORTH LUNA STREET $351.81 HARANN INVESTMENTS, INC.

(DISTRICT 8)

"4A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: MICHAEL FLORES TO THE COMMISSION ON BORDER RELATIONS

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

MICHAEL FLORES TO THE COMMISSION ON BORDER RELATIONS BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., DISTRICT 5.

[REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4189]

"4B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: TANNY BERG TO THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

TANNY BERG TO THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1. [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: VICTOR M. AGUIRRE TO THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

VICTOR M. AGUIRRE TO THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4189]

"5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MICHAEL S. SCHWARTZ TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

MICHAEL S. SCHWARTZ TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT AS AN ALTERNATE BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4189]

"6. FINANCIAL SERVICES: PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE CURRENT MAINTENANCE OF OVERHEAD DOORS AT VARIOUS FIRE STATIONS & CITY FACILITIES, CONTRACT 2005-039

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE CURRENT MAINTENANCE OF OVERHEAD DOORS AT VARIOUS FIRE STATIONS & CITY FACILITIES, CONTRACT 2005-039, WITH SUN CITY GARAGE DOORS, INC. FOR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS TO AN AWARD APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 8, 2005. CONTRACT PERIOD: MARCH 1, 2007, THROUGH FEBRUARY 28, 2008.

OPTION NO.: ONE OF ONE

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $75,000.00

ACCOUNT NO: 31010325 - 01101 - 502226

FUNDING SOURCE: OPERATING ACCOUNT-MAINTENANCE

BUILDING/FACILITIES CONTRACT

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES, FLEET SERVICES

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"7. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-069, JANITORIAL SERVICE - MISSION VALLEY POLICE REGIONAL COMMAND CENTER AND NORTHEAST POLICE REGIONAL COMMAND CENTER

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-069, JANITORIAL SERVICE - MISSION VALLEY POLICE REGIONAL COMMAND CENTER AND NORTHEAST POLICE REGIONAL COMMAND CENTER, TO THE EAGLE JANITORIAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $202,765.68.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES, BUILDING MAINTENANCE DIVISION

AWARD TO: THE EAGLE JANITORIAL SERVICES

EL PASO, TX

ITEM(S): 1 AND 2

OPTION: 2 YEARS, ONE YEAR AT A TIME

ACCOUNT NO.: 31010325-01101-502206

FUNDING SOURCE: OPERATING ACCOUNT JANITORIAL CONTRACTS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $202,765.68

DISTRICTS: ALL

VENDOR OFFERS A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT 3%/20 DAYS.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND THE GENERAL SERVICES, BUILDING MAINTENANCE DIVISION, RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

"8A. BID: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-062, ANTIFREEZE

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-062, ANTIFREEZE, TO BIG BEAR OIL COMPANY, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $150,000.00.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES-FLEET DIVISION INTERNAL SERVICE

FUND

AWARD TO: BIG BEAR OIL COMPANY

EL PASO, TX

ITEM(S): 1A, 1B, 1C, 2A, 2B, AND 2C

OPTION: VENDOR OFFERS THE CITY A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT OF

1%/10 DAYS.

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $50,000.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 503121 - 45202

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES-FLEET DIVISION INTERNAL SERVICE

FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $150,000.00

DISTRICT(S): ALL

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF THIRTY SIX MONTHS.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND GENERAL SERVICES, FLEET DIVISION, RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

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

"8B. BID: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-053, AUTOMOTIVE GLASS

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-053, AUTOMOTIVE GLASS, TO SOUTHWEST AUTO GLASS, INC. AND H & J ALAMO AUTO GLASS INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $180,000.00.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1 SOUTHWEST AUTO GLASS, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEM(S): GROUP NO. 1

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $50,000.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2 H & J ALAMO AUTO GLASS INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEM(S): GROUP NO. 2

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $10,000.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 45202 - 503121 - 503125

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES, INVENTORY PURCHASE, OUTSIDE

REPAIRS/SERVICES NOC, INVENTORY SALES

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $180,000.00

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH A THIRTY-SIX MONTH CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

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

"8C. BID: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-039, FRANKLIN PARK IMPROVEMENTS

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-039, FRANKLIN PARK IMPROVEMENTS, TO MARTINEZ IRRIGATION & LANDSCAPES, INC. OF EL PASO, TEXAS, FOR TOTAL AMOUNT OF $164,242.00.

DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION

AWARD TO: MARTINEZ IRRIGATION & LANDSCAPES, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: BASE BID $98,340.00

ALTERNATE 1 $36,571.00

ALTERNATE 2 $24,321.00

ALTERNATE 3 $ 5,010.00

TOTAL AWARD: $164,242.00

ACCOUNT NO. 51150063-G510502-07327-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: PSB GRANT FUND

DISTRICTS: 3 AND 4

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 LOW BID, LUMP-SUM CONTRACT.

THE FINANCIAL SERVICES, ENGINEERING, AND PARKS & RECREATION 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 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: 5C.  BOARD APPOINTMENT: Michael Santamaria to the Zoning Board of Adjustment "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

MICHAEL SANTAMARIA TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT AS AN ALTERNATE BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

   
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: 5D.  BOARD APPOINTMENT: Randy Bowling to the Zoning Board of Adjustment "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RANDY BOWLING TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4.[REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

   
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.  - 9F. 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 GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO THE KERN PLACE MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE PORTIONS OF CINCINNATI AVENUE AND BALTIMORE AVENUE FROM FEBRUARY 20, 2007, THROUGH FEBRUARY 21, 2007, FOR A ''BOURBON STREET ON CINCINNATI STREET FESTIVAL''. (FEE: $137.50, SPL06-00023) (DISTRICT 1)

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

9B. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO THE NEW OLD PLANTATION TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE A PORTION OF OCHOA STREET FROM FEBRUARY 20, 2007, THROUGH FEBRUARY 21, 2007, FOR A ''MARDI GRAS PARTY''. (FEE: $137.50, SPL06-00024) (DISTRICT 8)

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

9C. 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 ADD A NEW LOCATION ON FIREHOUSE DRIVE FROM MONTWOOD DRIVE TO A POINT 242 FEET SOUTH, WEST SIDE ONLY. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 5)

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

9D. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS), SUBSECTION O (SPEED LIMITS ON PARTS OF DONIPHAN DRIVE (S.H. 20) AND MESA STREET (S.H. 20 AND U.S.B.R. 80), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND THE SPEED LIMIT ON MESA STREET. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICTS 1 & 8)

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

9E. 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 CAMPBELL STREET BETWEEN ARIZONA AVENUE AND NEVADA AVENUE, WEST SIDE. 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]

9F. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND RESTATING THE LEASE AGREEMENT (THE ''AGREEMENT'') ENTERED INTO AS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION (HEREINAFTER ''CITY''), AND THE EL PASO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT (HEREINAFTER ''LESSEE''). (DISTRICT 3) [PARKS AND RECREATION, NORMAN C. MERRIFIELD, (915) 541-4910]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON FEBRUARY 13, 2007, FOR ITEMS 9A - 9F

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: 10.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

POSTPONED FROM 11-07-06, 11-28-06, AND 12-19-06

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

   
Item: 11.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.200 (Schedule XVII - Restrictions on Parking in Residential Districts), of the El Paso City Code"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.200 (SCHEDULE XVII - RESTRICTIONS ON PARKING IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND ZONE G (NO PARKING ANYTIME ON SIXTH AVENUE BETWEEN OREGON STREET AND MESA STREET, SOUTH SIDE ONLY, AND ON MESA STREET BETWEEN SIXTH AVENUE TO A POINT 150 FEET SOUTH, WEST SIDE ONLY). THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) 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 YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12.  PUBLIC HEARING - STREETS: Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign an agreement by and between the City of El Paso and the Chihuahuita Neighborhood Association for maintenance and other services to support the Chihuahuita Serenity Garden"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE CHIHUAHUITA NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION FOR MAINTENANCE AND OTHER SERVICES TO SUPPORT THE CHIHUAHUITA SERENITY GARDEN. (DISTRICT 8)

[STREETS, DARYL W. COLE, (915) 621-6750]

   
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.  PUBLIC HEARING - MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Ordinance amending Title 2 (Administration & Personnel) to create Chapter 2.42 (Library Advisory Board) of the El Paso City Code and establish a Library Advisory Board"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION & PERSONNEL) TO CREATE CHAPTER 2.42 (LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARD) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE AND ESTABLISH A LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARD.

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

   
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.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Terminate the Agreement with the El Paso Public Library Association dated August 3, 1999"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO TERMINATE THE AGREEMENT WITH THE EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY ASSOCIATION DATED AUGUST 3, 1999.

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

POSTPONED FROM 01-16-07

   
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: 15.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: ity Manager be authorized to sign a Development Agreement by and between the City, Public Service Board (PSB), and El Paso Outlet Center, LLC to set forth the rights and responsibilities between the parties to allow for the developm  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY, PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD (PSB), AND EL PASO OUTLET CENTER, LLC TO SET FORTH THE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES BETWEEN THE PARTIES TO ALLOW FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE PROPERTY LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY'S WEST EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION AND CONTAINING 80.65 ACRES; IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUBCHAPTER G, CHAPTER 212 OF THE TEXAS LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE, AND SUBJECT TO THE AFFIRMATIVE APPROVAL AND EXECUTION OF SAME AGREEMENT BY THE EL PASO WATER UTILITIES-PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD. (WEST ETJ-ADJACENT TO DISTRICT 1)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, KELLY CARPENTER, (915) 541-4193]

   
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: 16.  CITY MANAGER: 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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX1.  Rafael Gardon vs. City of El Paso; Cause No. 2003-493. (551.071)."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE OUTSIDE COUNSEL FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT PLAINTIFF’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED RAFAEL GARDON VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2003-493.

RAFAEL GARDON VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2003-493. (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 YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX2.  Claim of CF Jordan - Montwood Project; Our File No. 06-C-173A. (551.071)."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE CLAIM OF CF JORDAN – MONTWOOD PROJECT, OUR FILE NO. 06-C-173A.

CLAIM OF CF JORDAN - MONTWOOD PROJECT; OUR FILE NO. 06-C-173A. (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 YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX3.  Petition of El Paso Electric Company for Authority to Revise Fuel Factor and for Fuel Surcharge, PUC Docket No. 32240, SOAH Docket No. 473-06-1028. (551.071). "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO AUTHORIZES THE ATTORNEYS REPRESENTING THE CITY IN PUC DOCKET NO. 32240, SOAH DOCKET NO. 473-06-1028, PETITION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR AUTHORITY TO REVISE FUEL FACTOR AND FOR FUEL SURCHARGE, TO SIGN THE STIPULATION AND SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND THEREBY REDUCE THE FUEL FACTOR AND RESOLVE THE CASE AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY.

PETITION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR AUTHORITY TO REVISE FUEL FACTOR AND FOR FUEL SURCHARGE, PUC DOCKET NO. 32240, SOAH DOCKET NO. 473-06-1028. (551.071).

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JORGE VILLEGAS, (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 YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX4.  Discussion and action regarding Delta Air Lines, Inc., et. al., Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Proceeding. (551.071)."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: FIRST MOTION - MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY COUNCIL HEREBY REJECTS THE OFFERS BY FAIR HARBOR CAPITAL, LLC AND ASM CAPITAL TO PURCHASE THE CITY’S CLAIMS IN THE BANKRUPTCY CASE OF DELTA AIR LINES, INC., ET. AL., CASE NO. 05-17923 IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT, SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK.

SECOND MOTION - MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE HOLGUIN, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO AUTHORIZES THE CITY ATTORNEY OR ANY DEPUTY OR ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY OR OUTSIDE COUNSEL FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO TO NOT FILE AN OBJECTION ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ANY OF ITS AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS IN RELATION TO THE BANKRUPTCY CASE OF DELTA AIR LINES, INC., ET. AL., CASE NO. 05-17923 IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT, SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK.


DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING DELTA AIR LINES, INC., ET. AL., CHAPTER 11 BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING. (551.071).

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, RAYMOND TELLES, (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 YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE


 
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