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Agenda: City Council Meeting
Date: 2/20/2007
 
   
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 FEBRUARY 13, 2007, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF FEBRUARY 12, 2007 (AGENDA REVIEW)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF FEBRUARY 13, 2007, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF FEBRUARY 12, 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 MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND MENTAL RETARDATION SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND MENTAL RETARDATION SERVICES, EL PASO, TEXAS, FOR A PARCEL OF CITY LAND BEING LOTS 23-32, BLOCK 135, EAST EL PASO ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND COMMONLY KNOWN AS 3410 MORENCI STREET, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 8)

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, GONZALO CEDILLOS, (915) 541-4074] POSTPONED FROM 02-13-07

"3B. RESOLUTION: SOLID WASTE LIENS BE APPROVED.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE SOLID WASTE LIENS ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (ALL DISTRICTS) (SEE ATTACHMENT A).

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

536 LA CANTERA $436.43 JORGE PAREDEZ

(DISTRICT 1)

LOT SLY 130 FT OF 20 (3973.83 SQ FT), BLOCK 2, OLD FARM REPLAT A SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 1) $560.92 WESTGATE CENTER JOINT VENTURE WILLIS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

916 TYLER SETH $382.31 MARIA D R MARTINEZ

(DISTRICT 1)

LOT 1 TO 7 & E 10 FT OF 8, BLOCK 54, MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 2) $755.77 JORGE MONTENEGRO

5012-5016 ALAMEDA $269.73 MARMINCO ENTERPRISES

(DISTRICT 3)

221 COLFAX STREET $550.10 MERCEDES N. AYALA

(DISTRICT 3)

10120 MONTANA $1,698.20 ABDOLKARIM SAADATKHAH

(DISTRICT 3)

LOT S ½ OF 18, CHICK-A-DEE ACRES SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 4) $431.02 RODOLFO & MANUELA H. LIMON

LOT 10 (31367.00 SQ FT), BLOCK 1, SUN VALLEY RANCH SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 4) $544.68 GEO-BEAZER LP

5217 DEARBORNE DRIVE $366.07 JESUS G. HERMOSILLO

(DISTRICT 4)

4513 RHEA $255.11 GEORGE J. HERNANDEZ

(DISTRICT 4)

10180 RUSHING DRIVE $349.83 MANUEL F. & MARTHA HERRERA

(DISTRICT 4)

5713 SANDERS $225.35 ERNESTO R. & JACQUELINE E. AVELAR

(DISTRICT 4)

PT OF 1 BEG 467.04' N OF SW COR (383.71' ON E-381.87' ON N -385.06 FT ON W-397.09' ON S), BLOCK 12, NEWPORT ESTATES #2 SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 5) $1,037.22 SEAB LP

LOT 1 (193552.25 SQ FT), BLOCK 10, NEWPORT ESTATE #2 SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 5) $1,387.95 SEAB LP

LOT 1 (167156.59 SQ FT), BLOCK 3, NEWPORT ESTATES #2 SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 5) $669.17 SEAB LP

9275 LEONARDO $375.81 MANUEL O. GALLEGOS % ANA GOMEZ

(DISTRICT 6)

LOT 1 (72872.00 SQ FT), BLOCK 1, RADCO INDUSTRIAL PARK SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 6) $241.58 NOE CASTILLO

328 WENDA WAY $244.29 SABINA R. SOSA

(DISTRICT 7)

3318 ALAMEDA $310.86 JESSE VALLES AND 2

(DISTRICT 8) REBECCA V. AYON

354 FRANCIS $217.77 TERESA V. RAMIREZ AND ALICIA VILLA

(DISTRICT 8)

LOT 11 TO 20 (31720 SQ FT), BLOCK 46, ALEXANDER SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 8) $349.83 EL PASO HEALTHCARE SYSTEM LTD

"3C. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND VERONICA ROSALES TO EMPLOY VERONICA ROSALES AS A REDEVELOPMENT MANAGER FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND VERONICA ROSALES TO EMPLOY VERONICA ROSALES AS A REDEVELOPMENT MANAGER FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $3,076.92, FOR FORTY-HOURS PER WEEK. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF FEBRUARY 26, 2007, THROUGH FEBRUARY 25, 2008. FUND SOURCE: 72010268-01101-72000-501011. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN DODSON, (915) 541-4670]

"3D. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SECOND AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ARTCHITECTURE 1, LP, D.B.A. ARTRCHITECTURE, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS THE ''RAWLINGS DENTAL HEALTH CLINIC'' TO MODIFY THE VOICE AND DATA CONDUIT THAT LEADS TO THE DENTAL SURGERY SUITES AND TO INCLUDE CONDUIT AND ROUGH-INS FOR SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SECOND AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ARTCHITECTURE 1, LP, D.B.A. ARTRCHITECTURE, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS THE ''RAWLINGS DENTAL HEALTH CLINIC'' TO MODIFY THE VOICE AND DATA CONDUIT THAT LEADS TO THE DENTAL SURGERY SUITES AND TO INCLUDE CONDUIT AND ROUGH-INS FOR SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,065.00. (DISTRICT 8)

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, JAVIER REYES, (915) 541-4630]

"3E. RESOLUTION: MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (''UTEP'') WHEREIN UTEP WILL PROVIDE SUPERVISORY TRAINING TO EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (''UTEP'') WHEREIN UTEP WILL PROVIDE SUPERVISORY TRAINING TO EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY. THE CONTRACT PERIOD IS FROM MARCH 1, 2007, THROUGH FEBRUARY 28, 2009. FUNDING SOURCE: 99010273-504405-01101. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA BALL THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

"3F. RESOLUTION: MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY''), IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE DESIGNATED METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION FOR THE EL PASO URBAN TRANSPORTATION STUDY AREA, AND THE INSTITUTO MUNICIPAL DE INVESTIGACIÓN Y PLANEACIÓN, (''IMIP'') WHEREIN IMIP WILL PROVIDE DISAGGREGATE DEMOGRAPHIC PROJECTIONS FOR CUIDAD JUAREZ TO THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY''), IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE DESIGNATED METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION FOR THE EL PASO URBAN TRANSPORTATION STUDY AREA, AND THE INSTITUTO MUNICIPAL DE INVESTIGACIÓN Y PLANEACIÓN, (''IMIP'') WHEREIN IMIP WILL PROVIDE DISAGGREGATE DEMOGRAPHIC PROJECTIONS FOR CUIDAD JUAREZ TO THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION. THE CONTRACT PERIOD IS FROM DECEMBER 1, 2006, THROUGH MARCH 31, 2007, AT A TOTAL CONTRACT COST NOT TO EXCEED $36,365.00. (ALL DISTRICTS) [METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION, ROY GILYARD/RICARDO DOMINGUEZ, (915) 591-9735]

"3G. RESOLUTION: MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS (''CITY''), ACTING IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE FISCAL AGENT TO THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION FOR THE EL PASO URBAN TRANSPORTATION STUDY AREA (''MPO''), AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (''UT'') TO PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO THE MPO IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE NEXT GENERATION OF TRAVEL DEMAND MODELS FOR THE EL PASO STUDY AREA

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS (''CITY''), ACTING IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE FISCAL AGENT TO THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION FOR THE EL PASO URBAN TRANSPORTATION STUDY AREA (''MPO''), AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (''UT'') TO PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO THE MPO IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE NEXT GENERATION OF TRAVEL DEMAND MODELS FOR THE EL PASO STUDY AREA. THE TOTAL COMPENSATION UNDER THE AGREEMENT IS $9,600.00. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION, ROY GILYARD/RICARDO DOMINGUEZ, (915) 591-9735]

"3H. RESOLUTION: MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS (''CITY''), ACTING IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE FISCAL AGENT TO THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION FOR THE EL PASO URBAN TRANSPORTATION STUDY AREA (''MPO''), AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (''UTEP'') EXECUTED ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2006, TO REVISE THE SCOPE OF WORK AND TO INCREASE THE TOTAL COMPENSATION FOR COMPLETION OF THE PROJECT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS (''CITY''), ACTING IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE FISCAL AGENT TO THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION FOR THE EL PASO URBAN TRANSPORTATION STUDY AREA (''MPO''), AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (''UTEP'') EXECUTED ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2006, TO REVISE THE SCOPE OF WORK AND TO INCREASE THE TOTAL COMPENSATION FOR COMPLETION OF THE PROJECT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION, ROY GILYARD/RICARDO DOMINGUEZ, (915) 591-9735]

"3I. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND HELEN JAMISON, COUNTY ELECTIONS ADMINISTRATOR OF EL PASO COUNTY, AT AN PRESENTLY ESTIMATED COST OF $82,867, TO PROVIDE ELECTION SERVICES AND EQUIPMENT FOR THE MAY 12, 2007 CITY ELECTION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND HELEN JAMISON, COUNTY ELECTIONS ADMINISTRATOR OF EL PASO COUNTY, AT AN PRESENTLY ESTIMATED COST OF $82,867, TO PROVIDE ELECTION SERVICES AND EQUIPMENT FOR THE MAY 12, 2007 CITY ELECTION. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"4A. REINSTATEMENT: FERRER, JOHN - POLICE OFFICER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST FOR NAMES TO BE PLACED ON REINSTATEMENT LIST IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE VI, SECTION 6.10.10, OF THE CIVIL SERVICE CHARTER PROVISIONS:

FERRER, JOHN - POLICE OFFICER

"4B. REINSTATEMENT: BALDERRAMA, MANUEL - POLICE OFFICER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST FOR NAME TO BE PLACED ON REINSTATEMENT LIST IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE VI, SECTION 6.10.10, OF THE CIVIL SERVICE CHARTER PROVISIONS:

BALDERRAMA, MANUEL - POLICE OFFICER

"4C. REINSTATEMENT: RAMIREZ, GABRIEL - POLICE OFFICER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST FOR NAME TO BE PLACED ON REINSTATEMENT LIST IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE VI, SECTION 6.10.10, OF THE CIVIL SERVICE CHARTER PROVISIONS:

"4D. REINSTATEMENT: RUIZ, ADRIAN - POLICE OFFICER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST FOR NAME TO BE PLACED ON REINSTATEMENT LIST IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE VI, SECTION 6.10.10, OF THE CIVIL SERVICE CHARTER PROVISIONS:

RUIZ, ADRIAN - POLICE OFFICER

"5A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: DONALD A. MICHIE TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

DONALD A. MICHIE TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8.

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

"5B. RE-APPOINTMENT: DAVID R. MARQUEZ TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

DAVID R. MARQUEZ TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4268]

"6. BOARD APPOINTMENT: CLAUDIA O. MARIN TO THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

CLAUDIA O. MARIN TO THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2.

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

"7. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUND:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE TAX REFUNDS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

A. W. F. KARAM, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,800.35 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #1997-999-2696-0034).

B. LONE STAR TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,933.61 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES.

(PID #A462-999-2140-7100).

C. CHARTER BANK IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,484.62 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES.

(PID #C742-999-0010-3000).

D. LANDAMERICA LAWYERS TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,176.86 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES.

(PID #C742-999-0040-4200).

E. ABN AMRO MORTGAGE GROUP IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,983.80 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #C742-999-0060-5800).

F. REUNION TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,725.34 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES.

(PID #C846-999-0010-0500).

G. MILLS ESCROW CO. IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,758.42 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES.

(PID #D361-999-0050-1700).

H. LANDAMERICA LAWYERS TITLE OF EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,488.53 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #D377-999-001C-4900).

I. SIERRA TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,449.62 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES.

(PID #L769-999-0110-4300).

J. COUNTRYWIDE TAX SERVICES CORP. IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,949.28 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #M798-999-0020-2300).

K. OLIVER & LAURIE SMITH IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,164.62 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES.

(PID #P795-999-3010-0100).

L. COUNTRYWIDE TAX SERVICES CORP. IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,625.01 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #P863-999-0100-6100).

M. STEWART TITLE OF EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,568.18 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES.

(PID #P947-999-0010-0100).

N. STEWART TITLE OF EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,608.60 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #R576-999-0100-1300).

O. MORTGAGE SERVICE CENTER IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,071.80 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES.

(PID #S700-999-0040-0200).

P. SIERRA TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,455.69 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES.

(PID #S814-999-0090-1000).

Q. VINH LE TRAN IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,645.10 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES.

(PID #T287-999-0960-5700).

R. ALBERT NABHAN IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,381.44 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES.

(PID #V893-999-0030-5700).

S. LOUIS KENNEDY IN THE AMOUNT OF $11,528.20 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES.

PID #V893-999-0140-7200).

T. ALBERTO F. & MARIA C. LUJAN IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,093.01 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES.

(PID #V893-999-2350-1100).

U. FIRST AMERICAN TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,806.15 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES.

(PID #V893-999-3960-1600).

V. LANDAMERICA IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,535.53 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES.

(PID #V893-999-5740-0500).

W. COUNTRYWIDE TAX SERVICES CORP. IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,214.50 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #V897-999-0330-0800).

X. FIS TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,037.42 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES.

(PID #W145-999-0240-2200)

"8. BUDGET TRANSFERS: BT2007-582 - AIRPORT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2007-582 AIRPORT

THIS BUDGET TRANSFER IS TO SET UP THE APPROPRIATIONS TO COVER THE COST OF REPAVING TERMINAL DRIVE. (DISTRICT 2) [AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

INCREASE $165,000 TO FUND BALANCE TRANSFER

INCREASE $165,000 TO CONSTRUCTION

   
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.  - 9I. 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. APPROVE AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A QUITCLAIM (TAX RESALE) DEED CONVEYING ALL RIGHT, TITLE, AND INTEREST IN: TRACT I, BLOCK L, MILITARY HEIGHTS REPLAT, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO MJ REAL PROPERTIES, INC., IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 34.05 (H) OF THE TAX CODE. (DISTRICT 1)

[TAX OFFICE, CARMEN I. PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

9B. APPROVE AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A QUITCLAIM (TAX RESALE) DEED CONVEYING ALL RIGHT, TITLE, AND INTEREST IN: LOT 15-A, BLOCK 9, MISSION HILLS ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 735, PAGE 931, DEED RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO ALBERT DAYOUB, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 34.05 (H) OF THE TAX CODE. (DISTRICT 1)

[TAX OFFICE, CARMEN I. PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

9C. APPROVE AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A QUITCLAIM (TAX RESALE) DEED CONVEYING ALL RIGHT, TITLE, AND INTEREST IN: LOT 16-A, BLOCK 9, MISSION HILLS ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 735, PAGE 931, DEED RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO ALBERT DAYOUB, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 34.05 (H) OF THE TAX CODE. (DISTRICT 1)

[TAX OFFICE, CARMEN I. PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

9D. APPROVE AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A QUITCLAIM (TAX RESALE) DEED CONVEYING ALL RIGHT, TITLE, AND INTEREST IN: PORTION OF LOT 17-A, BLOCK 9, MISSION HILLS ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS ALL OF LOT 17-A, BLOCK 9, MISSION HILLS IN VOLUME 735, PAGE 931, DEED RECORDS; AND SAVE AND EXCEPT A PORTION OF LOT 17-A, AS DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 1542, PAGE 1702, DEED RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, (4104 BACERAC CT.) TO ALBERT DAYOUB, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 34.05 (H) OF THE TAX CODE.

(DISTRICT 1) [TAX OFFICE, CARMEN I. PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

9E. APPROVE AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A QUITCLAIM (TAX RESALE) DEED CONVEYING ALL RIGHT, TITLE, AND INTEREST IN: LOTS 3 THROUGH 15, BLOCK 29, HIGHLAND PARK ADDITION, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 13, PAGE 8, MAP OR PLAT RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO NORTH COTTON ASSOCIATES, L.L.C., IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 34.05 (H) OF THE TAX CODE. (DISTRICT 1)

[TAX OFFICE, CARMEN I. PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

9F. APPROVE AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A QUITCLAIM (TAX RESALE) DEED CONVEYING ALL RIGHT, TITLE, AND INTEREST IN: LOTS 21 THROUGH 29, BLOCK 29, HIGHLAND PARK ADDITION, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 13, PAGE 8, DEED RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO NORTH COTTON ASSOCIATES, L.L.C., IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 34.05 (H) OF THE TAX CODE. (DISTRICT 1)

[TAX OFFICE, CARMEN I. PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MARCH 6, 2007, FOR ITEMS 9A - 9F

9G. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PARCEL 1: LOT 2, BLOCK 1, KINGSLEY SUBDIVISION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-1/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO C-3/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION; AND PARCEL 2: TRACTS 5B AND 5C, SECTION 9, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-1/SC/SP (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT/SPECIAL PERMIT) TO C-3/SC/SP (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT/SPECIAL PERMIT) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: HONDO PASS DRIVE AND ANKERSON STREET. APPLICANT: HAYSLAND, INC. ZON06-00140 (DISTRICT 2)

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

9H. AN ORDINANCE RELEASING A CONDITION PLACED ON PROPERTY BY ORDINANCE NO. 013894 WHICH CHANGED THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 5A, SECTION 21 AND A PORTION OF TRACT 1, SECTION 22, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND WHICH IMPOSED A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 12000 BLOCK OF RAILROAD DRIVE. APPLICANT: EL PASO WATER UTILITIES/PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD. ZON06-00160 (DISTRICT 4)

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

9I. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON06-00101 TO ALLOW FOR AN INFILL DEVELOPMENT ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 31-32, BLOCK 58, EAST EL PASO ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.14.040 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 3502 E. MISSOURI AVENUE. APPLICANT: GENERAL CONTRACTORS & SON. ZON06-00101 (DISTRICT 8)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MARCH 13, 2007, FOR ITEMS 9G - 9I

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 - CITY ATTORNEY: Ordinance granting a non-exclusive franchise to Dos Naciones, S.A. de C.V. to operate a passenger bus service"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE TO DOS NACIONES, S.A. DE C.V. TO OPERATE A PASSENGER BUS SERVICE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Item: 11.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 3A, Section 21, Block 80, Township 1, Texas and Pacific Railroad Company Surveys"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 3A, SECTION 21, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 12000 BLOCK OF DYER. APPLICANT: BMCW SOUTH CENTRAL, L.P. ZON06-00153

(DISTRICT 4)

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

POSTPONED FROM 02-13-07

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12A.  PUBLIC HEARING - EL PASO WATER UTILITIES: Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a Special Warranty Deed conveying to various property owners land totaling approximately 0.557 acres consisting of Tracts 5B & 5C, Block 18, Upper Valley Surveys"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS AMENDED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED CONVEYING TO VARIOUS PROPERTY OWNERS LAND TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 0.557 ACRES CONSISTING OF TRACTS 5B & 5C, BLOCK 18, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, IN FAR WEST EL PASO LOCATED NEAR CAMPOS AND BOSQUE ROADS. (EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION) [EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, ROBERT ANDRON, (915) 594-5506]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
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.  PUBLIC HEARING - EL PASO WATER UTILITIES: Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a Special Warranty Deed conveying to Newman Ranch Partners, L.P., a strip of land twenty-four feet wide and three-thousand two-hundred feet long and being approximat  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED CONVEYING TO NEWMAN RANCH PARTNERS, L.P., A STRIP OF LAND TWENTY-FOUR FEET WIDE AND THREE-THOUSAND TWO-HUNDRED FEET LONG AND BEING APPROXIMATELY 1.766 ACRES OF TRACT 1A, SECTION 21, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, T&P RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEY, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, LOCATED IN NORTHEAST EL PASO NEAR DYER STREET AND ASHLEY ROAD. (DISTRICT 4)

[EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, ROBERT ANDRON, (915) 594-5506]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 13.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES: Ordinance amending Title 9 (Health and Safety), Chapter 9.04 (Solid Waste Management) in its entirety; to add Article X, Construction Debris; and to revise the requisite fees; the penalty being as provided in Sect  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 9 (HEALTH AND SAFETY), CHAPTER 9.04 (SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT) IN ITS ENTIRETY; TO ADD ARTICLE X, CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS; AND TO REVISE THE REQUISITE FEES; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 9.04.390 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
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: 14.  PUBLIC HEARING - POLICE DEPARTMENT: Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.21. (Dangerous Intersection Monitoring System and Enforcement), of the El Paso City Code to clarify the civil penalty for creating dangerous intersections;  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.21. (DANGEROUS INTERSECTION MONITORING SYSTEM AND ENFORCEMENT), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO CLARIFY THE CIVIL PENALTY FOR CREATING DANGEROUS INTERSECTIONS; ADDING AN AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE FOR TURNING AFTER STOPPING; AND REMOVING THE LANGUAGE CONCERNING MANDATORY RECONSIDERATION OF THE ORDINANCE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
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: 15A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Appointment of one of the following individuals to the Public Service"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

APPOINTMENT OF ONE OF THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD BY MAYOR JOHN COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

RICHARD O. MARTINEZ

ANTHONY JOSEPH TARQUIN

FRED J. JACKSON

   
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: 15B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion concerning the Hurricane Bar and Grill Night Club located at 1475 George Dieter Drive"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION CONCERNING THE HURRICANE BAR AND GRILL NIGHT CLUB LOCATED AT 1475 GEORGE DIETER DRIVE. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 15C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Resolution approving the City of El Paso's 2007 Federal Legislative Priorities and 2008 Appropriations Requests and adopting a statement of policy for the City of El Paso regarding Federal Legislation and actions before Federal Adminis  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS AMENDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE CITY OF EL PASO'S 2007 FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES AND 2008 APPROPRIATIONS REQUESTS AND ADOPTING A STATEMENT OF POLICY FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO REGARDING FEDERAL LEGISLATION AND ACTIONS BEFORE FEDERAL ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES.

[MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA-FIRTH, (915) 541-4656]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 16.  MUNICIPAL CLERK: Resolution providing for the 2007 General Election in the City of El Paso calling for an election of four District Representatives and for the Submission of Charter Amendments to be held within the City on May 12, 2007; and making provis  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, AND CARRIED TO AMEND SECTION 3.2 OF THE CITY CHARTER TO SET SALARIES FOR CITY COUNCIL AT $29,000 AND THE MAYOR AT $45,000 EFFECTIVE IN JUNE 2009.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE 2007 GENERAL ELECTION IN THE CITY OF EL PASO CALLING FOR AN ELECTION OF FOUR DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVES AND FOR THE SUBMISSION OF CHARTER AMENDMENTS TO BE HELD WITHIN THE CITY ON MAY 12, 2007; AND MAKING PROVISIONS FOR THE CONDUCT OF THE ELECTION AND OTHER PROVISIONS INCIDENT AND RELATED TO THE PURPOSE OF THIS RESOLUTION. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly ABSTAIN
2 Rep. Byrd NO
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 YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 16.  MUNICIPAL CLERK: Resolution providing for the 2007 General Election in the City of El Paso calling for an election of four District Representatives and for the Submission of Charter Amendments to be held within the City on May 12, 2007; and making provis  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE CASTRO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE HOLGUIN, TO AMEND SECTION 3.9 OF THE CITY CHARTER. THE MOTION FAILED.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE 2007 GENERAL ELECTION IN THE CITY OF EL PASO CALLING FOR AN ELECTION OF FOUR DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVES AND FOR THE SUBMISSION OF CHARTER AMENDMENTS TO BE HELD WITHIN THE CITY ON MAY 12, 2007; AND MAKING PROVISIONS FOR THE CONDUCT OF THE ELECTION AND OTHER PROVISIONS INCIDENT AND RELATED TO THE PURPOSE OF THIS RESOLUTION. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 16.  MUNICIPAL CLERK: Resolution providing for the 2007 General Election in the City of El Paso calling for an election of four District Representatives and for the Submission of Charter Amendments to be held within the City on May 12, 2007; and making provis  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, AND CARRIED TO AMEND SECTION 11 OF THE PROPOSED CHARTER AMENDMENTS TO REMOVE MENTION OF ELECTED OFFICIALS’ PARTICIPATION IN THE PENSION PLAN.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE 2007 GENERAL ELECTION IN THE CITY OF EL PASO CALLING FOR AN ELECTION OF FOUR DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVES AND FOR THE SUBMISSION OF CHARTER AMENDMENTS TO BE HELD WITHIN THE CITY ON MAY 12, 2007; AND MAKING PROVISIONS FOR THE CONDUCT OF THE ELECTION AND OTHER PROVISIONS INCIDENT AND RELATED TO THE PURPOSE OF THIS RESOLUTION. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly ABSTAIN
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.  MUNICIPAL CLERK: Resolution providing for the 2007 General Election in the City of El Paso calling for an election of four District Representatives and for the Submission of Charter Amendments to be held within the City on May 12, 2007; and making provis  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LOZANO, AND CARRIED TO AMEND PROPOSITION NO. 13 OF THE PROPOSED CHARTER AMENDMENTS, AMENDING SECTION 7.16 TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A VOTE BASED ON A MAJORITY OF THE ENTIRE COUNCIL IS REQUIRED TO ISSUE BONDS, AND TO ALLOW ISSUANCE OF BONDS BY A MAJORITY OF THOSE PRESENT AND VOTING, TO INCLUDE AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 3.5 D AND REMOVE THE LANGUAGE IN THE LAST SENTENCE OF THIS SUBSECTION REGARDING THE VOTE ON ORDINANCES PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE 2007 GENERAL ELECTION IN THE CITY OF EL PASO CALLING FOR AN ELECTION OF FOUR DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVES AND FOR THE SUBMISSION OF CHARTER AMENDMENTS TO BE HELD WITHIN THE CITY ON MAY 12, 2007; AND MAKING PROVISIONS FOR THE CONDUCT OF THE ELECTION AND OTHER PROVISIONS INCIDENT AND RELATED TO THE PURPOSE OF THIS RESOLUTION. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
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 YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 16.  MUNICIPAL CLERK: Resolution providing for the 2007 General Election in the City of El Paso calling for an election of four District Representatives and for the Submission of Charter Amendments to be held within the City on May 12, 2007; and making provis  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED TO SUBMIT THE AMENDED CHARTER AMENDMENTS TO THE VOTERS AT THE MAY 12, 2007, GENERAL ELECTION.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE 2007 GENERAL ELECTION IN THE CITY OF EL PASO CALLING FOR AN ELECTION OF FOUR DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVES AND FOR THE SUBMISSION OF CHARTER AMENDMENTS TO BE HELD WITHIN THE CITY ON MAY 12, 2007; AND MAKING PROVISIONS FOR THE CONDUCT OF THE ELECTION AND OTHER PROVISIONS INCIDENT AND RELATED TO THE PURPOSE OF THIS RESOLUTION. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
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 YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 16.  MUNICIPAL CLERK: Resolution providing for the 2007 General Election in the City of El Paso calling for an election of four District Representatives and for the Submission of Charter Amendments to be held within the City on May 12, 2007; and making provis  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE HOLGUIN, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE CASTRO, TO SUBMIT TO THE VOTERS FOR APPROVAL ANY USE OF EMINENT DOMAIN FOR PRIVATE PURPOSES FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. THE MOTION FAILED.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE 2007 GENERAL ELECTION IN THE CITY OF EL PASO CALLING FOR AN ELECTION OF FOUR DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVES AND FOR THE SUBMISSION OF CHARTER AMENDMENTS TO BE HELD WITHIN THE CITY ON MAY 12, 2007; AND MAKING PROVISIONS FOR THE CONDUCT OF THE ELECTION AND OTHER PROVISIONS INCIDENT AND RELATED TO THE PURPOSE OF THIS RESOLUTION. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 16.  MUNICIPAL CLERK: Resolution providing for the 2007 General Election in the City of El Paso calling for an election of four District Representatives and for the Submission of Charter Amendments to be held within the City on May 12, 2007; and making provis  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, AND CARRIED TO APPROVE THE RESOLUTION CALLING FOR THE GENERAL ELECTION ON MAY 12, 2007.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE 2007 GENERAL ELECTION IN THE CITY OF EL PASO CALLING FOR AN ELECTION OF FOUR DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVES AND FOR THE SUBMISSION OF CHARTER AMENDMENTS TO BE HELD WITHIN THE CITY ON MAY 12, 2007; AND MAKING PROVISIONS FOR THE CONDUCT OF THE ELECTION AND OTHER PROVISIONS INCIDENT AND RELATED TO THE PURPOSE OF THIS RESOLUTION. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
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 YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 17.  BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2007-583 - AIRPORT"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2007-583 AIRPORT

THIS BUDGET TRANSFER IS TO SET UP THE APPROPRIATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE LIFT STATION WHICH WILL PROVIDE SERVICES FOR THE GOLF COURSE, FUTURE HOTEL, AND PROGRAMMED, INTEGRATED HIGH-TECH OFFICE/INDUSTRIAL PARK. (DISTRICT 2)

[AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

INCREASE $2,200,000 TO FUND BALANCE TRANSFER

INCREASE $2,200,000 TO CONSTRUCTION

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 18.  PURCHASING REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS: Purchasing Manager for Financial Services be authorized to issue Purchase Order(s) to Southwest Sterling Inc., dba MHC Kenworth-Ford-Sterling for two Combination Sewer Rodding Vacuum Trucks"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER(S) TO SOUTHWEST STERLING INC., DBA MHC KENWORTH-FORD-STERLING FOR TWO COMBINATION SEWER RODDING VACUUM TRUCKS. THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF PURCHASE IS $534,456.00. THIS PURCHASE IS BEING MADE FROM EL PASO WATER UTILITIES CONTRACT NO. 76 06 (VEHICLES AND EQUIPMENT) AWARDED BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD ON JANUARY 10, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: STREET DEPARTMENT

ACCOUNT NO.: 508006 - 27264 - 14200500 - PSTM06PW555

FUNDING SOURCE: CAPITAL OUTLAY FOR VEHICULAR EQUIPMENT/STORM 2006

TOTAL AWARD: $534,456.00

DISTRICTS: ALL

REFERENCE NO: 2007-119

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

   
Item: 19.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on 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.  Workers' Compensation subrogation interest regarding Andrea Abascal. (551.071)."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY SETTLE ITS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SUBROGATION INTEREST IN THE CLAIM OF ANDREA ABASCAL, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER AND/OR THE CITY ATTORNEY, OR HIS DESIGNEE, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO EFFECTUATE THAT AUTHORITY.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION SUBROGATION INTEREST REGARDING ANDREA ABASCAL. (551.071).

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIA GUADALUPE MARTINEZ, (915) 541-4550] POSTPONED FROM 02-06-07

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX2.  Workers' Compensation subrogation interest regarding Daniel Flores. (551.071)."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY SETTLE ITS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SUBROGATION INTEREST IN THE CLAIM OF DANIEL FLORES, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER AND/OR THE CITY ATTORNEY, OR HIS DESIGNEE, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO EFFECTUATE THAT AUTHORITY.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION SUBROGATION INTEREST REGARDING DANIEL FLORES. (551.071).

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIA GUADALUPE MARTINEZ, (915) 541-4550] POSTPONED FROM 02-06-07

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX3.  Workers' Compensation subrogation interest regarding Joseph Michael Sanchez. (551.071). "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY SETTLE ITS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SUBROGATION INTEREST IN THE CLAIM OF JOSEPH MICHAEL SANCHEZ, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER AND/OR THE CITY ATTORNEY, OR HIS DESIGNEE, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO EFFECTUATE THAT AUTHORITY.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION SUBROGATION INTEREST REGARDING JOSEPH MICHAEL SANCHEZ. (551.071).

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIA GUADALUPE MARTINEZ, (915) 541-4550]

POSTPONED FROM 02-06-07

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX4.  Rafael Gardon vs. City of El Paso; Cause No. 2003-493. (551.071). "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE, SECONDED, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO DELETE THE ITEM REGARDING RAFAEL GARDON VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2003-493. (551.071).

RAFAEL GARDON VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2003-493. (551.071).

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

POSTPONED FROM 02-06-07 AND 02-13-07

   
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: EX5.  Claim of Joe Wardy, our File No. 06-C-143. (551.071)."
   
 

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 OF JOE WARDY, OUR FILE NO. 06-C-143.

CLAIM OF JOE WARDY, OUR FILE NO. 06-C-143. (551.071).

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX6.  potential collection matter involving Alef Humberto Lugo Lozano, our File No.: 07-C-025, and authorizing the City Manager to sign a Release and related documents. (551.071). "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RELEASE AND ALL RELATED DOCUMENTS CONCERNING THE INCIDENT INVOLVING ALEF HUMBERTO LUGO LOZANO OUR FILE NUMBER 07-C-025.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON POTENTIAL COLLECTION MATTER INVOLVING ALEF HUMBERTO LUGO LOZANO, OUR FILE NO.: 07-C-025, AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A RELEASE AND RELATED DOCUMENTS. (551.071). [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JOSETTE FLORES, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX7.  Angela Sommers vs. City of El Paso; Cause No. 2006-4544. (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 ANGELA SOMMERS VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. EP-06-CA-0407-KC.

ANGELA SOMMERS VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2006-4544. (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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX1: A 0.  341 acre parcel of land, more or less, being a portion of Elijah Bennett Survey No. 11, Tract 34-A-1, in the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. (551.071) and (551.072)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OR HER AUTHORIZED DESIGNEE BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE, INCLUDING A RELEASE OF ALL CLAIMS, AND NECESSARY CLOSING DOCUMENTS TO ACQUIRE A PARCEL OF LAND CONTAINING 0.341 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, OUT OF ELIJAH BENNETT SURVEY NO. 11, TRACT 34-A-1, IN THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED ON EXHIBIT “A” ATTACHED HERETO FOR ALL PURPOSES, FROM DONALD C. LUCIANO IN THE AMOUNT OF $360,000.

A 0.341 ACRE PARCEL OF LAND, MORE OR LESS, BEING A PORTION OF ELIJAH BENNETT SURVEY NO. 11, TRACT 34-A-1, IN THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (551.071) AND (551.072).

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, THERESA CULLEN-GARNEY, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro NO
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


 
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