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Agenda: City Council Meeting and Mass Transit Board Meeting
Date: 6/12/2007
 
   
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: APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MAY 29, 2007 (CORRECTED) AND JUNE 5, 2007, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 4, 2007 (WORKING SESSION).

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MAY 29, 2007 (CORRECTED) AND JUNE 5, 2007, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 4, 2007 (WORKING SESSION).

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

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT GEORGE REYNOSO BE DESIGNATED TO SERVE ON THE ETHICS ORDINANCE REVIEW AD HOC COMMITTEE, ON AN AD HOC ADVISORY BASIS WITH THE MEMBERS OF THE RULES LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE TO REVIEW AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE CITY COUNCIL ON POTENTIAL REVISIONS TO THE CITY'S ETHICS ORDINANCE.

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

THAT GEORGE REYNOSO BE DESIGNATED TO SERVE ON THE ETHICS ORDINANCE REVIEW AD HOC COMMITTEE, ON AN AD HOC ADVISORY BASIS WITH THE MEMBERS OF THE RULES LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE TO REVIEW AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE CITY COUNCIL ON POTENTIAL REVISIONS TO THE CITY'S ETHICS ORDINANCE.

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

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3.5 OF THE CITY CHARTER, AS REVISED, THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING FOR JULY 3, 2007, IS HEREBY CANCELED.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3.5 OF THE CITY CHARTER, AS REVISED, THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING FOR JULY 3, 2007, IS HEREBY CANCELED. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[CITY ATTORNEY-SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH-541-4656]

"3C. RESOLUTION: PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON 810 SOUTH OREGON STREET

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNT FOR WORK PERFORMED BY THE CITY PURSUANT TO SECTION 18.50 (UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND CONDITIONS) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE:

810 SOUTH OREGON STREET $29,193.56 DISTRICT 8

MARIO T. CASILLAS

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, WILLIAM STERN, (915) 541-4800]

"3D. RESOLUTION: PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON 1917 E. SAN ANTONIO AVENUE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNT FOR WORK PERFORMED BY THE CITY PURSUANT TO SECTION 18.50 (UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND CONDITIONS) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE:

1917 E. SAN ANTONIO AVENUE $33,225.08 DISTRICT 8

NASARIO P. SOLIS

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, WILLIAM STERN, (915) 541-4800]

"3F. RESOLUTION: THE CLASS OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE COORDINATOR IS HEREBY CREATED

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE COORDINATOR IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 10645. THE GRADE IS PM 132. SALARY RANGE: $54,542.78 - $81,814.17 (PM 132) FUND SOURCE: 71010277-01101-51000 (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA B. THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

"3G. RESOLUTION: THE CLASS OF NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES COORDINATOR IS HEREBY CREATED

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES COORDINATOR IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 10700. THE GRADE IS PM 130. SALARY RANGE: $49,471.91 - $74,207.86 (PM 130) FUND SOURCE: 71010277-01101-51000 (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA B. THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

"3H. RESOLUTION: THE CLASS OF CODE COMPLIANCE MANAGER IS HEREBY CREATED

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF CODE COMPLIANCE MANAGER IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 17300. THE GRADE IS PM 128. SALARY RANGE: $45,788.24 - $66,392.95 (PM 128) FUND SOURCE: 3410286-01101-51000 (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA B. THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

"3I. RESOLUTION: THE CLASS OF SOLID WASTE LANDFILL SUPERVISOR IS HEREBY CREATED

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF SOLID WASTE LANDFILL SUPERVISOR IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 17740. THE GRADE IS GS 52. SALARY RANGE: $30,110.32 - $48,111.02 (GS 52) FUND SOURCE: 3410286-01101-51000 (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA B. THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

"3J. RESOLUTION: THE CLASS OF TRANSIT CUSTOMER SERVICE SUPERVISOR IS HEREBY CREATED

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF TRANSIT CUSTOMER SERVICE SUPERVISOR IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 14300. THE GRADE IS GS 51. SALARY RANGE: $29,286.64 - $45,123.66 (GS 51) FUND SOURCE: 60600001-01101-51000 (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA B. THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

"3K. RESOLUTION: THE CLASS OF TRANSIT DATA SPECIALIST IS HEREBY CREATED

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF TRANSIT DATA SPECIALIST IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 14335. THE GRADE IS GS 51. SALARY RANGE: $29,286.64 - $45,123.66 (GS 51) FUND SOURCE: 60600001-01101-51000 (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA B. THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

"3L. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RICHARD G. CAMPOS, JR. TO EMPLOY RICHARD G. CAMPOS, JR. AS A SENIOR PROGRAMMER ANALYST FOR THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RICHARD G. CAMPOS, JR. TO EMPLOY RICHARD G. CAMPOS, JR. AS A SENIOR PROGRAMMER ANALYST FOR THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $2,463.46. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF JUNE 23, 2007, THROUGH JUNE 22, 2008. FUNDING SOURCE: 39010351-501011-01101. (ALL DISTRICTS) [INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, GERALD GORDIER, (915) 541-4288]

"3M. RESOLUTION: TO APPROVE AN AMENDMENT TO THE RESOLUTION THAT WAS ORIGINALLY ADOPTED ON APRIL 10, 2007, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO APPROVE TO ELECTRONICALLY SUBMIT A GRANT PROPOSAL TO THE JUVENILE ACCOUNTABILITY BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

TO APPROVE AN AMENDMENT TO THE RESOLUTION THAT WAS ORIGINALLY ADOPTED ON APRIL 10, 2007, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO APPROVE TO ELECTRONICALLY SUBMIT A GRANT PROPOSAL TO THE JUVENILE ACCOUNTABILITY BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM (OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION) IN THE AMOUNT OF $19,879.61 WITH A LOCAL CASH MATCH OF $3,206.99 FOR A GRAND TOTAL OF $23,086.60. CASH MATCH REQUIREMENT OF $3,206.99 IS BEING PROVIDED FROM THE GENERAL FUND #21010050-01101-506000. IT IS NECESSARY TO REVISE THE CASH MATCHING FUNDS FROM $1,789.16 TO $3,206.99 AS A RESULT OF BUDGET REVISIONS REQUESTED BY GRANTING AGENCY. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"4. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: IVAN RAMIREZ TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

IVAN RAMIREZ TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., DISTRICT 6. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., (915) 541-4182]

"5. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ANGELINA VELARDE-WHITE TO THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

ANGELINA VELARDE-WHITE TO THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1. [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

"6. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS, ETC.: PURCHASING MANAGER, FINANCIAL SERVICES - PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO THE PLAYWELL GROUP, A COOPERATIVE PURCHASING NETWORK (TCPN) CONTRACTOR, UNDER CONTRACT NUMBER R4615 (PLAYGROUND SYSTEMS AND RELATED SERVICES) FOR PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT FOR SOUTH DAKOTA RIDGE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER, FINANCIAL SERVICES - PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO THE PLAYWELL GROUP, A COOPERATIVE PURCHASING NETWORK (TCPN) CONTRACTOR, UNDER CONTRACT NUMBER R4615 (PLAYGROUND SYSTEMS AND RELATED SERVICES) FOR PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT FOR SOUTH DAKOTA RIDGE ($74,046.17) AND LITTLE RIVER ($58,348.07) PARKS FOR THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $132,394.24.

THE PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE COOPERATIVE PURCHASING NETWORK (TCPN) WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON MARCH 27, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: PARKS & RECREATION

ACCOUNT NO.: 51159242 - 508004 - 16027 - 16200 - 16203

FUNDING SOURCE: PARKLAND DEDICATION FUND

TOTAL AWARD: $132,394.24

DISTRICT: 1

REFERENCE NO.: 2007-199

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

"7A. BID: PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES BE AUTHORIZED TO PURCHASE TWO ADDITIONAL ROLL-OFF TRUCKS PURSUANT TO OPTION B OF CONTRACT NO. 2006-199 (VOCATIONAL TRUCKS) WITH BORDER INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES BE AUTHORIZED TO PURCHASE TWO ADDITIONAL ROLL-OFF TRUCKS PURSUANT TO OPTION B OF CONTRACT NO. 2006-199 (VOCATIONAL TRUCKS) WITH BORDER INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS FOR A TOTAL AWARD OF $256,620.

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 58009 - 40415 - 34340200 ($128,310 SWM EQUIPMENT 2004)

508006 - 40403 - 34010289 ($128,310 SWM VEHICULAR EQUIPMENT)

ITEM: ITEM 2A

2 EACH @ $128,310/EACH

AWARD AMOUNT: $256,620

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"7B. BID: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-155 (TRAFFIC SIGNAL HEADS) TO REPUBLIC INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-155 (TRAFFIC SIGNAL HEADS) TO REPUBLIC INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $233,393.22.

DEPARTMENT: STREET

AWARD TO: REPUBLIC INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS

ITEMS: 1 THRU 8

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $116,696.61

ACCOUNT NO.: 99331117 (FY 06 CO'S) - 508027 - 27263 (FY 06 CO'S)

PCP06ST013-$105,552.08

32010288 - 503203-01101-$11,144.53

FUNDING SOURCE: STREET DEPARTMENT GENERAL OPERATING FUND/SIGNAL/FLASHER

INSTALLATION/PUBLIC ACCESS MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $233,393.22

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF TWENTY-FOUR MONTHS.

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

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

"7C. BID: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-156 (PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICE-TIGER MOWER EQUIPMENT) TO BISSET SPECIALTY EQUIPMENT, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-156 (PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICE-TIGER MOWER EQUIPMENT) TO BISSET SPECIALTY EQUIPMENT, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $60,000

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES-FLEET DIVISION

AWARD TO: BISSET SPECIALTY EQUIPMENT, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: PART A, 1 & 1A, AND PART B

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $20,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 503125 - 45202

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES-FLEET SERVICE DIVISION INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $60,000

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT FOR 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/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 YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 3E.  RESOLUTION: Placing a condemnation lien on 117-119 West Overland Avenue"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNT FOR WORK PERFORMED BY THE CITY PURSUANT TO SECTION 18.50 (UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND CONDITIONS) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE:

117-119 WEST OVERLAND AVENUE $7,056.91 DISTRICT 8

WILLIAM ABRAHAM (TRUSTEE) FOR FRANKLIN GROUP, L.P.

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, WILLIAM STERN, (915) 541-4800]

   
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: 8A.  INTRODUCTION: An Ordinance authorizing the City of El Paso to enter into a lease agreement with El Paso Border Youth Athletic Association for the purpose of developing a plan for constructing and utilizing a youth baseball and softball facility on proper  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EL PASO TO ENTER INTO A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH EL PASO BORDER YOUTH ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEVELOPING A PLAN FOR CONSTRUCTING AND UTILIZING A YOUTH BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL FACILITY ON PROPERTY LOCATED ADJACENT TO BROWN STREET AND SCHUSTER AVENUE CONSISTING OF ALL OF BLOCKS 104, 105, AND 136, ALEXANDER ADDITION, AND A PORTION OF BLOCKS 68, 69, 99, 106, 107, 135, 137, 138, 139, 142, 143, AND 174, AND A PORTION OF ANGE STREET, OCTAVIA STREET, PRICE STREET, NOBLE STREET, DAGGETT STREET, WADE STREET, UNIVERSITY AVENUE, BLANCHARD AVENUE, HAGUE AVENUE, AND RIM ROAD RIGHTS-OF-WAY (VACATED), ALEXANDER ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; AND CANCELING THE LEASE AGREEMENT APPROVED BY ORDINANCE #15568. (DISTRICT 1) [PARKS AND RECREATION, NORMAN MERRIFIELD, (915) 541-4910]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 19, 2007, FOR ITEM 8A

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd ABSTAIN
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: 8B.  INTRODUCTION: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Tracts 10A, 10B, and 10C, Block 14, Ysleta Grant, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from R-F (Ranch and Farm) to R 5 (Residential)."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACTS 10A, 10B, AND 10C, BLOCK 14, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R 5 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 321 LOMALAND DRIVE. APPLICANT: WALTER AND AMELIA GARCIA. ZON07-00027 (DISTRICT 7)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JULY 10, 2007, FOR ITEM 8B

   
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: 9.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Resolution partially releasing conditions placed on property by a contract dated March 11, 1986, which imposed conditions on Lots 1 and 2, Block 5, and Lots 1 and 2, Block 6, Camelot Heights, Unit Two"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION PARTIALLY RELEASING CONDITIONS PLACED ON PROPERTY BY A CONTRACT DATED MARCH 11, 1986, WHICH IMPOSED CONDITIONS ON LOTS 1 AND 2, BLOCK 5, AND LOTS 1 AND 2, BLOCK 6, CAMELOT HEIGHTS, UNIT TWO, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF MESA STREET AND SOUTH OF MESA PARK DRIVE. APPLICANTS: CAMELOT POINT, LLC. ZON07-00008 (DISTRICT 1)

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

   
Item: 10.  PUBLIC HEARING - CITY ATTORNEY: An Ordinance amending Title 13 (Streets, Sidewalks, and Public Places), Chapter 13.20 (Miscellaneous Street and Sidewalk Use Regulations), Section 13.20.110 (Bus Bench Franchises) to transfer the enforcement authority over  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 13 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS, AND PUBLIC PLACES), CHAPTER 13.20 (MISCELLANEOUS STREET AND SIDEWALK USE REGULATIONS), SECTION 13.20.110 (BUS BENCH FRANCHISES) TO TRANSFER THE ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY OVER BUS BENCH FRANCHISES TO THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT AND TRANSFER ALL REQUIRED FRANCHISE PAYMENTS TO THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, RAYMOND L. 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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.150 (Schedule XIV, Speed Limits), Subsection ''G'' (Forty Miles per Hour) of the El Paso City Code to add Helen of Troy Drive fr  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS), SUBSECTION ''G'' (FORTY MILES PER HOUR) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD HELEN OF TROY DRIVE FROM REDD ROAD TO DESERT NORTH BOULEVARD. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 1)

[ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035] POSTPONED FROM 05-29-07

   
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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO PAUL BERUBE A NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE FOR LITTER RECEPTACLES ON SIDEWALKS AND OTHER CITY PROPERTY. (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 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: 13A.  PUBLIC HEARING - FIRE DEPARTMENT: That the Mayor be authorized to sign an Ordinance granting a franchise for Elite Medical Transport to operate a Non-Emergency Ambulance Transfer Service"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A FRANCHISE FOR ELITE MEDICAL TRANSPORT TO OPERATE A NON-EMERGENCY AMBULANCE TRANSFER SERVICE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FIRE DEPARTMENT, JANET WALKER, (915) 771-1000]

   
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: 13B.  PUBLIC HEARING - FIRE DEPARTMENT: That the Mayor be authorized to sign an amendment to the Ordinance for Sun City Ambulance Service, Inc., dba Rio Grande Ambulance Service, to provide an amendment to the rate schedule. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THE ORDINANCE FOR SUN CITY AMBULANCE SERVICE, INC., DBA RIO GRANDE AMBULANCE SERVICE, TO PROVIDE AN AMENDMENT TO THE RATE SCHEDULE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[FIRE DEPARTMENT, JANET WALKER, (915) 771-1000]

   
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: 14A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on installing a speed hump and/or other traffic control device on Rose Lane as requested from neighbors"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED THREE (3) WEEKS

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON INSTALLING A SPEED HUMP AND/OR OTHER TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICE ON ROSE LANE AS REQUESTED FROM NEIGHBORS AND SUPPORTED BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO.

[REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515] POSTPONED FROM 05-22-07

   
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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 14B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on Subdivision Conditional B permits to be released on Sandstone Ranch Unit 2. Reason: Economic hardship."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON SUBDIVISION CONDITIONAL B PERMITS TO BE RELEASED ON SANDSTONE RANCH UNIT 2. REASON: ECONOMIC HARDSHIP.

[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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 14C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to file a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission against T-Mobile for their failure to comply with the Nationwide Programmatic Agreement for Review of Effects on Historic Properties in the installati  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO FILE A COMPLAINT WITH THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION AGAINST T-MOBILE FOR THEIR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE NATIONWIDE PROGRAMMATIC AGREEMENT FOR REVIEW OF EFFECTS ON HISTORIC PROPERTIES IN THE INSTALLATION OF A CELL TOWER LOCATED AT 2219 PIEDRAS STREET.

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4996] POSTPONED FROM 06-05-07

   
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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 15.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Discussion and action for Tierra Del Este Unit 47 Subdivision to obtain permission from the City Council for a Conditional ''B'' permit as per Section 18.02.103.1.1.6., Prerequisite to Issuance of Permits. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION FOR TIERRA DEL ESTE UNIT 47 SUBDIVISION TO OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM THE CITY COUNCIL FOR A CONDITIONAL ''B'' PERMIT AS PER SECTION 18.02.103.1.1.6., PREREQUISITE TO ISSUANCE OF PERMITS. (DISTRICT 5)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, LARRY F. NICHOLS, (915) 541-4557]

   
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: 16.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on issues related to Storm 2006. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON ISSUES RELATED TO STORM 2006.

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

   
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.  Claim of Juan J. Banda, Our File No. 06-C-259 (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 TO REJECT CLAIMANT’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE CLAIM OF JUAN J. BANDA, OUR FILE NO. 06-C-259.

[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: EX2.  Discussion and action related to ASARCO pending litigation and other legal matters. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO AUTHORIZE OUTSIDE COUNSEL IN CONSULTATION WITH THE CITY ATTORNEY TO ENTER INTO THE STIPULATION REGARDING EL PASO METALS SITE IN THE ASARCO BANKRUPTCY CASE AS RECOMMENDED BY OUTSIDE COUNSEL FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION RELATED TO ASARCO PENDING LITIGATION AND OTHER LEGAL MATTERS. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, LAURA 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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: URGENT PUBLIC NOTICE
   
 

"UPN ADDITION EX1. USBC CONTRACT AND THE CASE ENTITLED BORDERLAND NETWORK LLC VS. SMG ET AL CAUSE NO: EP-06-CA-0412KC. (551.071). "

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO APPROVE THE SETTLEMENT PROPOSAL IN THE CASE ENTITLED BORDERLAND NETWORK LLC V. SMG ET AL. AS IT RELATES TO THE CONTRACT WITH THE U.S.B.C

USBC CONTRACT AND THE CASE ENTITLED BORDERLAND NETWORK LLC VS. SMG ET AL CAUSE NO: EP-06-CA-0412KC. (551.071).

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, LAURA P. GORDON, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro NO
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: MTB1.  Discussion and action on the approval of the minutes for the April 24, 2007 Mass Transit Department Board Meeting."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE APRIL 24, 2007 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING. (ACTION 07-29)

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

   
Item: MTB2.  Purchasing Manager for Financial Services be authorized to issue a Purchase Order to Trapeze Group"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO TRAPEZE GROUP, THE SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER FOR TRAPEZE SOFTWARE AND TRAPEZE BLOCKBUSTER. THE SOFTWARE WILL ALLOW SUN METRO TO BETTER OPTIMIZE AND SCHEDULE VEHICLES AND DRIVERS.

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT

ACCOUNT NO.: 508010 - 60600011 - 11677 - G600463 - $ 18,067.00

508010 - 60600011 - 11678 - G600466 - $ 50,000.00

508010 - 60600011 - 11681 - G600467 - $ 27,233.00

FUNDING SOURCE: 2004, 2005, 2006 FORMULA FUNDS/FTA/DATA PROCESSING

EQUIPMENT

TOTAL AWARD: $95,300.00

DISTRICT(S): ALL

SOLE SOURCE NO: 2007-195

CONTACT PERSON: TERRENCE FREIBURG, PURCHASING MANAGER, 541-4313.

(ACTION 07-30)

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

   
Item: MTB3.  Director's Report on operations, maintenance, fleet and service. "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DIRECTOR'S REPORT ON OPERATIONS, MAINTENANCE, FLEET AND SERVICE.

   
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DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

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