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Agenda: City Council and Mass Transit Department Board Meeting
Date: 5/8/2007
 
   
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 MAY 1, 2007

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MAY 1, 2007.

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

2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE A CHAPTER 380 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND SBC INTERNET SERVICES, INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION (''APPLICANT''), IN RELATION TO THE APPLICANT'S DEVELOPMENT OF A TECHNICAL SERVICE SUPPORT CENTER IN EL PASO, TEXAS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE A CHAPTER 380 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND SBC INTERNET SERVICES, INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION (''APPLICANT''), IN RELATION TO THE APPLICANT'S DEVELOPMENT OF A TECHNICAL SERVICE SUPPORT CENTER IN EL PASO, TEXAS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4872]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY EXPEND ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $368,489.70 TO DANTEX CONSTRUCTION COMPANY TO FUND ADDITIONAL LABOR AND MATERIALS FOR CONTRACT NUMBER 2006-145, EL PASO ZOO WESTERN EXPANSION PROJECT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY EXPEND ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $368,489.70 TO DANTEX CONSTRUCTION COMPANY TO FUND ADDITIONAL LABOR AND MATERIALS FOR CONTRACT NUMBER 2006-145, EL PASO ZOO WESTERN EXPANSION PROJECT. (DISTRICT 3) [ENGINEERING, RICK TALAMO, (915) 541-4884]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY EXPEND ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $58,250.00 TO DANTEX CONSTRUCTION COMPANY TO FUND ADDITIONAL LABOR AND MATERIALS FOR CONTRACT NUMBER 2004-092, EL PASO ZOO NEW SUPPORT FACILITIES PROJECT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY EXPEND ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $58,250.00 TO DANTEX CONSTRUCTION COMPANY TO FUND ADDITIONAL LABOR AND MATERIALS FOR CONTRACT NUMBER 2004-092, EL PASO ZOO NEW SUPPORT FACILITIES PROJECT. (DISTRICT 3)

[ENGINEERING, RICK TALAMO, (915) 541-4884]

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PARKHILL, SMITH & COOPER, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, ENTERED INTO ON FEBRUARY 15, 2005, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''SAN ANTONIO AVENUE STREET AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS PHASE II'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $7,000

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PARKHILL, SMITH & COOPER, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, ENTERED INTO ON FEBRUARY 15, 2005, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''SAN ANTONIO AVENUE STREET AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS PHASE II'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $7,000. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING, JAVIER REYES, (915) 541-4630]

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR CONSULTING SERVICES (CEBADA INTERSTATE 10 MASTER DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS) BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND BROCK & BUSTILLOS, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $266,664

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR CONSULTING SERVICES (CEBADA INTERSTATE 10 MASTER DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS) BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND BROCK & BUSTILLOS, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $266,664. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING, JAVIER REYES, (915) 541-4630]

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO TO PROVIDE SERVICES TO DEVELOP A GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) LAYER FOR STORM WATER DRAINAGE INFRASTRUCTURE ASSETS, A GIS VISUALIZATION TOOL FOR TRACKING SURFACE RUNOFF WITHIN THE CITY, A GIS LAYER FOR TRAFFIC SIGNALS, AND A GIS LAYER FOR FIBER OPTICS CONDUIT SYSTEMS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO TO PROVIDE SERVICES TO DEVELOP A GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) LAYER FOR STORM WATER DRAINAGE INFRASTRUCTURE ASSETS, A GIS VISUALIZATION TOOL FOR TRACKING SURFACE RUNOFF WITHIN THE CITY, A GIS LAYER FOR TRAFFIC SIGNALS, AND A GIS LAYER FOR FIBER OPTICS CONDUIT SYSTEMS. THE TOTAL COST FOR SERVICES RENDERED UNDER THE AGREEMENT SHALL NOT EXCEED $106,015. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING, JAVIER REYES, (915) 541-4630]

"3G. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY EXPEND ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $76,237 TO DANTEX CONSTRUCTION COMPANY TO FUND ADDITIONAL LABOR AND MATERIALS FOR CONTRACT NUMBER 2006-145, EL PASO ZOO WESTERN EXPANSION PROJECT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY EXPEND ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $76,237 TO DANTEX CONSTRUCTION COMPANY TO FUND ADDITIONAL LABOR AND MATERIALS FOR CONTRACT NUMBER 2006-145, EL PASO ZOO WESTERN EXPANSION PROJECT. (DISTRICT 3) [ENGINEERING, RICK TALAMO, (915) 541-4884]

"3H. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LETTER OF UNDERSTANDING BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND KPMG, LLP, FOR AUDITING SERVICES IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE CITY'S AUDIT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED AUGUST 31, 2007

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LETTER OF UNDERSTANDING BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND KPMG, LLP, FOR AUDITING SERVICES IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE CITY'S AUDIT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED AUGUST 31, 2007. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"4. REINSTATEMENT: SANTILLAN, FERNANDO - GENERAL SERVICES WORKER

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:

SANTILLAN, FERNANDO - GENERAL SERVICES WORKER

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

"5A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: WILLIE PADILLA, JR. TO THE CITY ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

WILLIE PADILLA, JR. TO THE CITY ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4996]

"5B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: EUNICE J. TODD TO THE EL PASO MOUNTAIN COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

EUNICE J. TODD TO THE EL PASO MOUNTAIN COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4996]

"6A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: DELIA CHAVEZ TO THE FAIR HOUSING TASK FORCE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

DELIA CHAVEZ TO THE FAIR HOUSING TASK FORCE BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4268]

"6B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ROCIO HINOJOSA TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ROCIO HINOJOSA TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2.

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4996]

"6C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MICHAEL S. SCHWARTZ TO FILL AN UNEXPIRED TERM ON THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

MICHAEL S. SCHWARTZ TO FILL AN UNEXPIRED TERM ON THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4701]

"6D. BOARD APPOINTMENT: RENE JAMIS TO THE CITY ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

RENE JAMIS TO THE CITY ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1.

[REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

"6E. BOARD APPOINTMENT: PATRICIA WALKER APOSTOLIDES TO THE BROWNFIELDS REDEVELOPMENT BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

PATRICIA WALKER APOSTOLIDES TO THE BROWNFIELDS REDEVELOPMENT BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4996]

"7. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO EXPEND DISTRICT 2 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS, COUNCIL SPECIAL PROJECTS, DEPARTMENT ID NO. 01010002, ACCOUNT NO. 502215, FUND NO. 01101, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $3,000 TO BE USED FOR PLANTING OF TREES IN DISTRICT 2 PARKS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO EXPEND DISTRICT 2 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS, COUNCIL SPECIAL PROJECTS, DEPARTMENT ID NO. 01010002, ACCOUNT NO. 502215, FUND NO. 01101, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $3,000 TO BE USED FOR PLANTING OF TREES IN DISTRICT 2 PARKS.

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4996]

"8. DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES: COUNCIL RATIFICATION OF THE STORM 2006 CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

COUNCIL RATIFICATION OF THE STORM 2006 CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT LISTED. SUCH CONTRACT WAS ENTERED INTO BY THE CITY MANAGER UNDER THE AUTHORITY GRANTED BY COUNCIL IN THE SEPTEMBER 19, 2006 RESOLUTION.

STORM 2006 INFRASTRUCTURE REPAIR/RECONSTRUCTION PROGRESS UPDATE MAY 8, 2007

CONSTRUCTION

DAN WILLIAMS COMPANY FOR ADDITIONAL WORK ON DRAINAGE CHANNEL RESTORATIONS AND CLEANING. THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT WAS AWARDED IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,799,950 ON DECEMBER 12, 2006. A CONSTRUCTION QUANTITY INCREASE OF $200,000 WILL ALLOW COMPLETION OF THE REMAINING SCOPE OF THE PROJECT.

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

"9A. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-129 (INTERIOR/EXTERIOR PAINTING-VARIOUS CITY BUILDINGS) TO LOMELI CONSTRUCTION FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $200,000

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-129 (INTERIOR/EXTERIOR PAINTING-VARIOUS CITY BUILDINGS) TO LOMELI CONSTRUCTION FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $200,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: LOMELI CONSTRUCTION

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: 1 AND 2

OPTION: 12 MONTHS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $100,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 31010326 - 01101 - 502226

FUNDING SOURCE: OPERATING ACCOUNT, BUILDING FACILITIES MAINTENANCE

CONTRACTS, CITYWIDE BUILDING MAINTENANCE

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $200,000

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A TWENTY-FOUR MONTHS SERVICE REQUIREMENTS CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

"9B. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-093 (TRAFFIC SIGNAL PRIORITY CONTROL SYSTEM, INFRARED ACTIVATED, DATA-ENCODED) TO TRI-STATE ELECTRIC, LTD. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $95,789.07

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-093 (TRAFFIC SIGNAL PRIORITY CONTROL SYSTEM, INFRARED ACTIVATED, DATA-ENCODED) TO TRI-STATE ELECTRIC, LTD. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $95,789.07.

DEPARTMENT: FIRE

AWARD TO: TRI-STATE ELECTRIC, LTD.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: 1 THROUGH 27

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

OF THE CONTRACT AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE FOR AN

ADDITIONAL TWO YEAR PERIOD IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED

WITHIN TWO YEARS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD.

ACCOUNT NO.: 71150069 - 07863 - 508027 - 22000 -

G7132CD0018

FUNDING SOURCE: CDBG CAPITAL PROJECTS RENOVATION

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $95,789.07

DISTRICT: 8

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF TWO YEARS.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND FIRE RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

POSTPONED FROM 05-01-07

"10. REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-141R (POINT OF SALE SOFTWARE & HARDWARE-FURNISH & INSTALL) TO INTEGRATED BUSINESS SYSTEMS, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $40,535.64

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-141R (POINT OF SALE SOFTWARE & HARDWARE-FURNISH & INSTALL) TO INTEGRATED BUSINESS SYSTEMS, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $40,535.64.

DEPARTMENT: AVIATION

AWARD TO: INTEGRATED BUSINESS SYSTEMS, INC.

RICHMOND, VA

ITEMS: ALL

ACCOUNT NO.: 62620026 - 508027 - 41063 - PAP0023

FUNDING SOURCE: EPIA ENTERPRISE FUNDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $40,535.64

DISTRICT: 3

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

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

"11A. BID: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-078 (AUCTIONEERING SERVICES) TO LARRY OTTEN AUCTIONEERS FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUE AMOUNT OF $250,000

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-078 (AUCTIONEERING SERVICES) TO LARRY OTTEN AUCTIONEERS FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUE AMOUNT OF $250,000.

DEPARTMENT: CAPITAL ASSETS-PROPERTY CONTROL

AWARD TO: LARRY OTTEN AUCTIONEERS

CLINT, TX

ITEMS: 1 AND 2

OPTION: 12 MONTHS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED REVENUE: $50,000

ACCOUNT NO.: REVENUE

FUNDING SOURCE: REVENUE

TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUE: $250,000 (5 YEARS)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A FIVE YEAR SERVICE REQUIREMENTS CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND CAPITAL ASSETS, PROPERTY CONTROL, RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED ABOVE.

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

"11B. BID: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-150 (FRED WILSON ROAD BRIDGE REPAIR) TO GIBSON & ASSOCIATES, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $257,000

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-150 (FRED WILSON ROAD BRIDGE REPAIR) TO GIBSON & ASSOCIATES, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $257,000.

DEPARTMENT: STREET

AWARD TO: GIBSON & ASSOCIATES, INC.

BALCH SPRINGS, TEXAS

BASE BID I: $257,000

ACCOUNT NO. PBR07001 - 31136001 - 27146 - 508027

PBR07001 - 31136001 - 27147 -508027

FUNDING SOURCE: CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION 1998B

TOTAL AWARD: $257,000

DISTRICT: 2

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 OR INTERIM 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 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL.

THIS IS A LOW BID, LUMP-SUM CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, ENGINEERING, AND STREETS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4557]

"11C. BID: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-157 (MURPHY BEDS-FURNISH & INSTALL) TO ARROW BUILDING CORPORATION FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $62,400

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-157 (MURPHY BEDS-FURNISH & INSTALL) TO ARROW BUILDING CORPORATION FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $62,400.

DEPARTMENT: AVIATION

AWARD TO: ARROW BUILDING CORPORATION

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM: 1

ACCOUNT NO.: 62620029 - 508027 - 41081 - PAP0041

FUNDING SOURCE: EPIA ENTERPRISE FUNDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $62,400

DISTRICT: 3

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

THE DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION AND THE FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

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

"11D. BID: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-139 (BOOSTER PUMP REPLACEMENT @ SAN DIEGO PUMP STATION - FURNISH & INSTALL) TO KELTIC, INC., DBA C.L. NORTH COMPANY, FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $59,500

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-139 (BOOSTER PUMP REPLACEMENT @ SAN DIEGO PUMP STATION - FURNISH & INSTALL) TO KELTIC, INC., DBA C.L. NORTH COMPANY, FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $59,500.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES-MAINTENANCE DIVISION

AWARD TO: KELTIC, INC. DBA C.L. NORTH COMPANY

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM: 1

OPTION: VENDOR OFFERS AN OPTION TO PURCHASE UP TO

100% OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT QUANTITIES AT

THE SAME UNIT PRICE IF THE OPTION IS

EXERCISED WITHIN NINETY DAYS FROM THE DATE

OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT. NO PROMPT

PAYMENT DISCOUNT WAS OFFERED.

ACCOUNT NO.: 502226 - 01101 - 31010328

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT, BUILDING

MAINTENANCE DIVISION

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $59,500

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

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

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

"11E. BID: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-134 (FORENSIC LASER SYSTEM [PORTABLE]) TO NEWPORT CORPORATION FOR A TOTAL AWARD OF $39,000

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-134 (FORENSIC LASER SYSTEM [PORTABLE]) TO NEWPORT CORPORATION FOR A TOTAL AWARD OF $39,000.

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

AWARD TO: NEWPORT CORPORATION

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA

ITEM: 1

OPTION: VENDOR OFFERS AN OPTION TO PURCHASE UP TO ONE

HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT

QUANTITIES, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF THE OPTION IS

EXERCISED WITHIN NINETY (90) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF

AWARD OF THE CONTRACT.

ACCOUNT NO.: 21150060 - 16411 - 508007 - P500232

FUNDING SOURCE: STATE CONFISCATED FUNDS/PUBLIC SAFETY EQUIPMENT

TOTAL AWARD: $39,000

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

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

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

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

   
Item: 3I.  RESOLUTION: Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a lease agreement with J.C. & G.D. Investment Co. Inc. to lease 5150 Montana   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH J.C. & G.D. INVESTMENT CO. INC. TO LEASE 5150 MONTANA BEING 8,000 SQ. FT. OFFICE SPACE IN THE CHELMONT SHOPPING CENTER TO HOUSE THE CONSOLIDATED TAX OFFICE OPERATIONS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Item: 3J.  RESOLUTION: Which authorizes the City Manager to an agreement whereby the City Of El Paso agrees to participate in the Houston-Galveston Area Council (HGAC) Cooperative Purchasing Program. Additionally, it is requested authorization for the Purchasing M  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE A RESOLUTION WHICH AUTHORIZES THE CITY MANAGER TO AN AGREEMENT WHEREBY THE CITY OF EL PASO AGREES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL (HGAC) COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM. ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED AUTHORIZATION FOR THE PURCHASING MANAGER TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS AS NECESSARY TO PURCHASE AGAINST THE HGAC CONTRACTS AS APPROPRIATE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12A.  - 12D. NTRODUCTION 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.

12A. AN ORDINANCE VACATING THE PORTION OF THE ALLEY CONSISTING OF A TWENTY FOOT WIDE ALLEY WITHIN BLOCK 262 CAMPBELL ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF YANDELL DRIVE AND WEST OF OCHOA STREET. APPLICANT: WATCHTOWER OF THE RIO GRANDE. SUB06-00131 (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

12B. AN ORDINANCE VACATING A PORTION OF WALNUT STREET RIGHT-OF-WAY ADJACENT TO LOT 16, BLOCK 9, COTTON ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTHWEST CORNER OF INTERSECTION OF WYOMING STREET AND WALNUT STREET. APPLICANT: DR. LYNDON E. MANSFIELD. (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, EDDIE GARCIA, (915) 541-4638]

12C. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO THE NEW OLD PLANTATION TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE A PORTION OF OCHOA STREET FOR VARIOUS STREET EVENTS TO BE HELD ON THE FOLLOWING DATES: MAY 27, 2007, JUNE 24, 2007, JULY 3, 2007, SEPTEMBER 2, 2007, AND OCTOBER 31, 2007. (FEE: $687.50) SPL07-00005. (DISTRICT 8)

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

12D. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY AMENDING CHAPTER 19.12 (PARKLAND DEDICATION), SECTION 19.12.090 (BONUS REDUCTIONS FOR RECREATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS) AMENDING SUBSECTION 19.12090A. (BONUS REDUCTION APPLICABILITY) TO PROHIBIT APPLICABILITY IN UNDERSERVED PARK ZONES, TO ADD A REQUIREMENT CONCERNING NECESSARY IMPROVEMENTS, AND TO ALLOW FOR UP TO A ONE HUNDRED PERCENT BONUS REDUCTION FOR PRIVATE AMENITIES PROVIDED WITHIN SINGLE-FAMILY AND TWO-FAMILY DEVELOPMENT AND AMENDING SUBSECTION 19.12.120 (APPLICABILITY) TO ADDRESS THE APPLICABILITY OF THE AMENDMENT, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 19.04.190 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MAY 22, 2007, FOR ITEMS 12A - 12C

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

   
Item: 13A.  INTRODUCTION AND PUBLIC HEARING - FINANCIAL SERVICES: Ordinance authorizing the issuance of approximately $35 million of ''City of El Paso, Texas, Combination Tax and Revenue Certificates of Obligation, Series 2007''; and resolve matters which are necess  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED WITH UPDATED CHANGES

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF APPROXIMATELY $35 MILLION OF ''CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, COMBINATION TAX AND REVENUE CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION, SERIES 2007''; AND RESOLVE MATTERS WHICH ARE NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE SAID ISSUANCE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [BOND COUNSEL, PAUL A. BRADEN, (915) 544-9997]

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

   
Item: 15.  PUBLIC HEARING - CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE: Ordinance amending Title 5 (Business Taxes, Licenses & Regulations), Chapter 5.54 (Sexually Oriented Business) of the El Paso City Code in its entirety, relating to licensing requirements and regulations for sexua  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS AMENDED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 5 (BUSINESS TAXES, LICENSES & REGULATIONS), CHAPTER 5.54 (SEXUALLY ORIENTED BUSINESS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE IN ITS ENTIRETY, RELATING TO LICENSING REQUIREMENTS AND REGULATIONS FOR SEXUALLY ORIENTED BUSINESSES WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS OF EL PASO. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Item: 20.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Resolution that the City Council, having conducted a Public Hearing and received comment, hereby adopts the Proposed Budgets for the 33rd Year (2007-2008) Community Development Block Grant Program, the FY 2007 Emergency S  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND CARRIED TO ADOPT THE 33RD YEAR (2007 – 2008) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM BUDGET.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL, HAVING CONDUCTED A PUBLIC HEARING AND RECEIVED COMMENT, HEREBY ADOPTS THE PROPOSED BUDGETS FOR THE 33RD YEAR (2007-2008) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM, THE FY 2007 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM, AND THE FY 2007 HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM, AND HEREBY DIRECTS THAT THE PROPOSED BUDGETS FOR THE 33RD YEAR (2007-2008) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM, THE FY 2007 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM, AND THE FY 2007 HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM, BE PUBLISHED IN THE EL PASO TIMES ON SUNDAY, MAY 13, 2007, TO PROVIDE THE PUBLIC WITH AN OPPORTUNITY TO REVIEW THE PROPOSED BUDGETS, AS PART OF THE SUMMARY OF THE PROPOSED ANNUAL ACTION PLAN FOR 2007-2008, AND SUBMIT COMMENTS TO THE CITY COUNCIL OR THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT. THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF WRITTEN COMMENTS WILL BE 5:00 P.M., ON FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2007. THE CITY COUNCIL WILL CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING IN CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING ON TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2007, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC AND ADOPTING THE 2007-2008 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN, INCLUDING THE 33RD YEAR (2007-2008) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM BUDGET, THE FY 2007 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM BUDGET AND THE FY 2007 HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM BUDGET, FOR SUBMISSION TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, BILL LILLY (915) 541-4241]

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

   
Item: 20.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Resolution that the City Council, having conducted a Public Hearing and received comment, hereby adopts the Proposed Budgets for the 33rd Year (2007-2008) Community Development Block Grant Program, the FY 2007 Emergency S  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO ADOPT THE FY 2007 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM BUDGET.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL, HAVING CONDUCTED A PUBLIC HEARING AND RECEIVED COMMENT, HEREBY ADOPTS THE PROPOSED BUDGETS FOR THE 33RD YEAR (2007-2008) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM, THE FY 2007 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM, AND THE FY 2007 HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM, AND HEREBY DIRECTS THAT THE PROPOSED BUDGETS FOR THE 33RD YEAR (2007-2008) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM, THE FY 2007 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM, AND THE FY 2007 HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM, BE PUBLISHED IN THE EL PASO TIMES ON SUNDAY, MAY 13, 2007, TO PROVIDE THE PUBLIC WITH AN OPPORTUNITY TO REVIEW THE PROPOSED BUDGETS, AS PART OF THE SUMMARY OF THE PROPOSED ANNUAL ACTION PLAN FOR 2007-2008, AND SUBMIT COMMENTS TO THE CITY COUNCIL OR THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT. THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF WRITTEN COMMENTS WILL BE 5:00 P.M., ON FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2007. THE CITY COUNCIL WILL CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING IN CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING ON TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2007, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC AND ADOPTING THE 2007-2008 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN, INCLUDING THE 33RD YEAR (2007-2008) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM BUDGET, THE FY 2007 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM BUDGET AND THE FY 2007 HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM BUDGET, FOR SUBMISSION TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, BILL LILLY (915) 541-4241]

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

   
Item: 20.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Resolution that the City Council, having conducted a Public Hearing and received comment, hereby adopts the Proposed Budgets for the 33rd Year (2007-2008) Community Development Block Grant Program, the FY 2007 Emergency S  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO ADOPT THE FY 2007 HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM BUDGET.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL, HAVING CONDUCTED A PUBLIC HEARING AND RECEIVED COMMENT, HEREBY ADOPTS THE PROPOSED BUDGETS FOR THE 33RD YEAR (2007-2008) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM, THE FY 2007 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM, AND THE FY 2007 HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM, AND HEREBY DIRECTS THAT THE PROPOSED BUDGETS FOR THE 33RD YEAR (2007-2008) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM, THE FY 2007 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM, AND THE FY 2007 HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM, BE PUBLISHED IN THE EL PASO TIMES ON SUNDAY, MAY 13, 2007, TO PROVIDE THE PUBLIC WITH AN OPPORTUNITY TO REVIEW THE PROPOSED BUDGETS, AS PART OF THE SUMMARY OF THE PROPOSED ANNUAL ACTION PLAN FOR 2007-2008, AND SUBMIT COMMENTS TO THE CITY COUNCIL OR THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT. THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF WRITTEN COMMENTS WILL BE 5:00 P.M., ON FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2007. THE CITY COUNCIL WILL CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING IN CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING ON TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2007, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC AND ADOPTING THE 2007-2008 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN, INCLUDING THE 33RD YEAR (2007-2008) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM BUDGET, THE FY 2007 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM BUDGET AND THE FY 2007 HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM BUDGET, FOR SUBMISSION TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, BILL LILLY (915) 541-4241]

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

   
Item: 14A.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a Conservation Easement Agreement with the Frontera Land Alliance for a portion of Tract 1-E, H.G. Foster Survey No. 259"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A CONSERVATION EASEMENT AGREEMENT WITH THE FRONTERA LAND ALLIANCE FOR A PORTION OF TRACT 1-E, H.G. FOSTER SURVEY NO. 259, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930] POSTPONED FROM 04-24-07

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

   
Item: 14B.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of the following real property described as: Parcel 1: Tract 3F, Section 21, Block 80, Township 1, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: PARCEL 1: TRACT 3F, SECTION 21, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL); PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF TRACT 3A, SECTION 21, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL); PARCEL 3: A PORTION OF TRACTS 1A, 2, AND 3A, SECTION 21, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: WEST OF DYER STREET AND NORTH OF ASHLEY ROAD. APPLICANT: MIMA PROPERTIES, LLC AND NEWMAN RANCH PARTNERS, LP. ZON07-00016 (DISTRICT 4) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

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

   
Item: 14C.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of Lot 26 and portions of Lots 25 and 27, Block 91, East El Paso Subdivision"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED WITH CONDITION IMPOSED BY THE CITY PLANNING COMMISSION

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 26 AND PORTIONS OF LOTS 25 AND 27, BLOCK 91, EAST EL PASO SUBDIVISION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) TO S-D (SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 3414 MONTANA AVENUE. APPLICANT: CARLOS & LAURA AGUILAR. ZON06 00156 (DISTRICT 8)

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

   
Item: 14D.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Development Agreement by and between the City, PSB, and Rio Valley LLC, to set forth the rights and responsibilities between the parties to allow for the deve  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN; ADOPTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY, PSB, AND RIO VALLEY 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 62.63 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. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTHWEST CORNER OF BORDERLAND ROAD AND WESTSIDE DRIVE. APPLICANT: RIO VALLEY, LLC. (WEST ETJ - ADJACENT TO DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 16A.  PUBLIC HEARING - FINANCIAL SERVICES: Ordinance deleting Chapter 2.80 (Cable Communication Commission) of the El Paso City Code to abolish the Cable Communication Commission"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE DELETING CHAPTER 2.80 (CABLE COMMUNICATION COMMISSION) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ABOLISH THE CABLE COMMUNICATION COMMISSION. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, WILLIAM F. STUDER, (915) 541-4215]

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

   
Item: 16B.  PUBLIC HEARING - FINANCIAL SERVICES: Ordinance authorizing the City of El Paso to sell the South 20.5 feet of Lot 20, Block 41, Magoffin Addition, more commonly known as 820 Tays St."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EL PASO TO SELL THE SOUTH 20.5 FEET OF LOT 20, BLOCK 41, MAGOFFIN ADDITION, MORE COMMONLY KNOWN AS 820 TAYS ST., EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO OLGA CISNEROS. (DISTRICT 8)

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

POSTPONED FROM 05-01-07

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

   
Item: 17.  PUBLIC HEARING - LIBRARY: Ordinance granting a license to Pulse Media, Inc., d/b/a Lumenbrite Café, permitting the operation of a concession inside the Memorial Park Branch of the El Paso Public Library and authorizing the Mayor to sign, on behalf of the  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A LICENSE TO PULSE MEDIA, INC., D/B/A LUMENBRITE CAFÉ, PERMITTING THE OPERATION OF A CONCESSION INSIDE THE MEMORIAL PARK BRANCH OF THE EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, A LICENSE UPON THE TERMS SET FORTH IN THE ORDINANCE AND EXHIBIT A, THE LICENSE AGREEMENT. (DISTRICT 2) [LIBRARY, CAROL BREY-CASIANO (915) 543-5406]

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

   
Item: 18.  PUBLIC HEARING - POLICE DEPARTMENT: Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.08, Section 12.08.230 (Disabled-Parking Enforcement Volunteers) of the El Paso City Code to amend the provisions relating to approval of Volunteer Services  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.08, SECTION 12.08.230 (DISABLED-PARKING ENFORCEMENT VOLUNTEERS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO APPROVAL OF VOLUNTEER SERVICES AGREEMENT BY CITY MANAGER. (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 DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin NOT PRESENT
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 21.  ENGINEERING: Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Local Project Advance Funding Agreement (LPAFA) between the City of El Paso (''City'') and the State of Texas, acting by and through the Texas Department of Transportation (''State'').  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LOCAL PROJECT ADVANCE FUNDING AGREEMENT (LPAFA) BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND THE STATE OF TEXAS, ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (''STATE''). THE SCOPE OF WORK FOR THIS AGREEMENT IS DESCRIBED AS THE REPLACEMENT OR REHABILITATION OF THE CAROLINA BRIDGE. (DISTRICTS 3 AND 7)

[ENGINEERING SERVICES, TERESA QUEZADA, (915) 541-4771]

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

   
Item: 22A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Resolution to authorize the City Manager to sign an amendment to that certain Master Equipment Lease/Purchase Agreement, dated as of November 3, 2006, with Banc of America Public Capital Corporation, assignee of Banc of America Leasin  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THAT CERTAIN MASTER EQUIPMENT LEASE/PURCHASE AGREEMENT, DATED AS OF NOVEMBER 3, 2006, WITH BANC OF AMERICA PUBLIC CAPITAL CORPORATION, ASSIGNEE OF BANC OF AMERICA LEASING & CAPITAL, LLC, TO INCREASE THE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT FROM $10,000,000 TO AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $15,000,000 TO FINANCE THE PURCHASE OF TRANSIT BUSES FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF MASS TRANSIT. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4293]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 22B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Award of Solicitation No. 2007-138R (Automatic Fingerprint Identification System [AFIS]) to Sagem Morpho, Inc. for a projected amount of $915,000"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-138R (AUTOMATIC FINGERPRINT IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM [AFIS]) TO SAGEM MORPHO, INC. FOR A PROJECTED AMOUNT OF $915,000.

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

AWARD TO: SAGEM MORPHO, INC.

TACOMA, WA

ITEMS: ALL

ACCOUNT NO.: 2150010-05834-502202-G21608 $32,587

2150010-05834-508020- G21608 $230,000

2150010-05835-508010-G210612 $246,661

2150010-05836-508010-G21613 $246,661

21150010-05930-508010-G210717 $100,000

21150010-05387-508010-G210614 $59,091

FUNDING SOURCE: FEDERAL POLICING GRANTS-ACCOUNTS: DATA PROCESSING

SERVICES, DATA PROCESSING EQUIPMENT, SITE

PREPARATION (CWIP), FUNDS: TPA GRANTS, COPS

AFIS, CMG AFIS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $915,000

DISTRICTS: ALL

THE REVIEW COMMITTEE, BASED ON EVALUATION FACTORS ESTABLISHED FOR THIS REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP), RECOMMEND AWARD TO SAGEM MORPHO, INC.

IN ADDITION, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE REVIEW AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY RELATED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS NECESSARY DURING THE CONTRACT.

[FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, 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 NOT PRESENT
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 23.  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: 13B.  INTRODUCTION AND PUBLIC HEARING - FINANCIAL SERVICES: Ordinance authorizing the issuance of approximately $40 million of ''City of El Paso, Texas, General Obligation Bonds, Series 2007A''; and resolve matters which are necessary to effectuate said issuan  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED WITH UPDATED CHANGES

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF APPROXIMATELY $40 MILLION OF ''CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, SERIES 2007A''; AND RESOLVE MATTERS WHICH ARE NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE SAID ISSUANCE.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [BOND COUNSEL, PAUL A. BRADEN, (915) 544-9997]

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

   
Item: 19.  PUBLIC HEARING: COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Public Hearing and discussion and action on the adoption of the Proposed Budgets for the 33rd Year (2007-2008) Community Development Block Grant Program, the FY 2007 Emergency Shelter Grant Program, the F  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING

PUBLIC HEARING AND DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE ADOPTION OF THE PROPOSED BUDGETS FOR THE 33RD YEAR (2007-2008) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM, THE FY 2007 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM, THE FY 2007 HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, BILL LILLY (915) 541-4241]

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


 
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