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Agenda: City Council Meeting
Date: 6/19/2007
 
   
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: MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 12, 2007, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 13, 2007

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 12, 2007, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 13, 2007.

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

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3B. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND SLI ENGINEERING, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, TO PERFORM CONSULTING SERVICES FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''ALAMITO 2005 HOPE IV - ST. VRAIN STREET, STREET AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS'' IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $103,025.63

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND SLI ENGINEERING, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, TO PERFORM CONSULTING SERVICES FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''ALAMITO 2005 HOPE IV - ST. VRAIN STREET, STREET AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS'' IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $103,025.63. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING, JAVIER REYES, (915) 541-4630]

"3C. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RICONDO & ASSOCIATES, AN ILLINOIS CORPORATION, TO PERFORM CONSULTING SERVICES FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR EXTENSION OF RUNWAY 8R-26L EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT,'' IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $371,807

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RICONDO & ASSOCIATES, AN ILLINOIS CORPORATION, TO PERFORM CONSULTING SERVICES FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR EXTENSION OF RUNWAY 8R-26L EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT,'' IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $371,807. (DISTRICT 2) [ENGINEERING, SAM RODRIGUEZ, (915) 541-4023]

"3D. RESOLUTION: RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND EL PASO CITY-COUNTY HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRICT TO INSTALL AND MONITOR AN AIR QUALITY MONITORING FACILITY WITHIN THE BASIN OF THE CITY'S VAN BUREN DAM LOCATED AT THE CORNER OF ALABAMA STREET AND HARRISON STREET.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND EL PASO CITY-COUNTY HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRICT TO INSTALL AND MONITOR AN AIR QUALITY MONITORING FACILITY WITHIN THE BASIN OF THE CITY'S VAN BUREN DAM LOCATED AT THE CORNER OF ALABAMA STREET AND HARRISON STREET. (DISTRICT 2)

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

"4. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: DISTRICT 5 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO PAY FOR LETTERS PLACED AT GARY DEL PALACIO RECREATION CENTER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AUTHORIZATION FOR DISTRICT 5 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO PAY FOR LETTERS PLACED AT GARY DEL PALACIO RECREATION CENTER IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,076 PAYABLE TO GRAPHICS INTERNATIONAL OF WHICH $2,038 HAS BEEN PAID BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA (ACCOUNT NO. 504420, ID 01153007, FUND 16505, PROJECT PD50426) AS REQUESTED BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR. [REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4701]

"5. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUND:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE TAX REFUNDS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED.

(SEE ATTACHMENT A) [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

ATTACHMENT A

TAX REFUNDS

JUNE 19, 2007

A. IHS EL PASO LP IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,140.77 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #0827-999-2364-0042).

B. SIERRA TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,455.72 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #L626-999-0010-1500).

C. CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,450.63 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #R457-999-0030-0700).

D. STEWART TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,683.00 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #X298-000-0000-0226).

"6A. BID: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-158 (PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICE-FORD NEW HOLLAND EQUIPMENT) TO BISSETT SPECIALTY EQUIPMENT, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $60,000

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-158 (PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICE-FORD NEW HOLLAND EQUIPMENT) TO BISSETT SPECIALTY EQUIPMENT, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $60,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES-FLEET DIVISION

AWARD TO: BISSETT SPECIALTY EQUIPMENT, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: PART A AND PART B

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $20,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 503121 - 45202

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT-FLEET

SERVICES 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]

"6B. BID: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-168 (PETERBILT PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICE-FLEET SERVICE) TO RUSH TRUCK CENTERS OF TEXAS, L.P., D/B/A RUSH TRUCK CENTER, EL PASO FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $375,000

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-168 (PETERBILT PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICE-FLEET SERVICE) TO RUSH TRUCK CENTERS OF TEXAS, L.P., D/B/A RUSH TRUCK CENTER, EL PASO FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $375,000

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES-FLEET DIVISION

AWARD TO: RUSH TRUCK CENTERS OF TEXAS, L.P.

D/B/A RUSH TRUCK CENTER, EL PASO

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: PART A AND PART B

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

CONTRACT AT THE SAME UNIT PRICES FOR TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS IF THE

OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN TWO OR THREE YEARS FROM THE DATE OF

THE AWARD.

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $125,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 503121 - 45202

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT/FLEET SERVICES

INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $375,000

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

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

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

"6C. BID: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-180 (SALE OF USED CROWN VICTORIA PATROL CARS) TO JAMES W. TATE FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $25,450.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-180 (SALE OF USED CROWN VICTORIA PATROL CARS) TO JAMES W. TATE FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $25,450.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: JAMES W. TATE

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: 1 THROUGH 16

ACCOUNT NO.: 27507 - 407029 - 37150068 - PFLESVC01

FUNDING SOURCE: REVENUE

TOTAL AWARD: $25,450

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND GENERAL SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE HIGHEST 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 YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 3A.  RESOLUTION: City be authorized to provide legal and administrative services to the Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority until such time that the City, through act of the City Council, City Manager, or City Attorney, shall provide written notice to the  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES TO THE CAMINO REAL REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY UNTIL SUCH TIME THAT THE CITY, THROUGH ACT OF THE CITY COUNCIL, CITY MANAGER, OR CITY ATTORNEY, SHALL PROVIDE WRITTEN NOTICE TO THE CAMINO REAL REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY THAT THE PROVISION OF SUCH SERVICES SHALL CEASE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, RAYMOND TELLES, 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 NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 7.  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.

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE SOUTH 60 FEET OF TRACT 187, SUNRISE ACRES, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8641 GATEWAY BOULEVARD SOUTH. APPLICANT: CARLOS NUÑEZ AND TERESA NUÑEZ. ZON07-00035 (DISTRICT 2) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, NATALIE NEVAREZ-STRAIGHT, (915) 541-4904]

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

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: "8A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Resolution approving an Amendment to the Memorandum of Agreement between the City and the Firemen and Policemen Pension Fund. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A RESOLUTION APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE FIREMEN AND POLICEMEN PENSION FUND. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
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: 8B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: INTRODUCTION AND PUBLIC HEARING: Ordinance authorizing the issuance of ''City of El Paso, Texas, Taxable General Obligation Pension Bonds, Series 2007;'' and resolve matters which are necessary to effectuate said issuance."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF ''CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, TAXABLE GENERAL OBLIGATION PENSION BONDS, SERIES 2007;'' AND RESOLVE MATTERS WHICH ARE NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE SAID ISSUANCE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
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: 9.  PUBLIC HEARING - CITY MANAGER: An Ordinance establishing a Municipal Drainage Utility System. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A MUNICIPAL DRAINAGE UTILITY SYSTEM. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

[EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD, ED ARCHULETA, (915) 594-5501]

   
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: 10A.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of Tracts 13 and 14, Hughes Subdivision"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACTS 13 AND 14, HUGHES SUBDIVISION, 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: NORTH OF ROSEWAY DRIVE AND WEST OF NEW HAVEN DRIVE. APPLICANT: MJ REAL PROPERTIES, INC. ZON07-00028 (DISTRICT 7)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, NATALIE NEVAREZ-STRAIGHT, (915) 541-4904]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10B.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of the following real property described as Parcel 1: a portion of Lot 3, Block 9, Canutillo Industrial Park"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF LOT 3, BLOCK 9, CANUTILLO INDUSTRIAL PARK, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C 3 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION; PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF LOTS 4 AND 5, BLOCK 9, CANUTILLO INDUSTRIAL PARK, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL); AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF LOS MOCHIS AVENUE AND WEST OF INTERSTATE 10. APPLICANTS: CHANATE PARTNERS, LTD. ZON07 00022 (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 YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10C.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 11, Section 16, Block 80, Township 1, Texas and Pacific Railroad Company Surveys"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 11, SECTION 16, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING), AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF DYER STREET AND WEST OF O'DONNELL STREET. APPLICANTS: JOBE MATERIALS, LP. ZON07-00024 (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 YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10D.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON07-00034 to allow for a convalescent home on the property described as Lot 4, Block 3, Cielo Vista Park East Unit Two"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON07-00034 TO ALLOW FOR A CONVALESCENT HOME ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 4, BLOCK 3, CIELO VISTA PARK EAST UNIT TWO, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.22.040B OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1440 MIRACLE WAY. APPLICANT: READYONE INDUSTRIES, INC. ZON07-00034 (DISTRICT 7)

[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 YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10E.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Lot 2, Block 46, Sun Ridge Unit 12"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 2, BLOCK 46, SUN RIDGE UNIT 12, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-O/SC (APARTMENT/ OFFICE/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO C-3/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT), AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: ZARAGOZA ROAD, WEST OF SUN COUNTRY DRIVE. APPLICANT: MICHAEL AND ELIZABETH NOE. ZON07-00018 (DISTRICT 6)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Lilly YES
2 Byrd YES
3 Lozano YES
4 Castro YES
5 Ortega YES
6 Holguin YES
7 S. Ortega YES
8 O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: 10F.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance changing the zoning of Lot 7, Block 6, Northgate Replat C"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 7, BLOCK 6, NORTHGATE REPLAT C, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-1 (COMMERCIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 9400 DYER STREET. APPLICANT: NORTHGATE PLAZA, LLC. ZON07 00019 (DISTRICT 4)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11.  PUBLIC HEARING - PARKS AND RECREATION: 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 softb  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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: 12A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: 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 locate  (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 AND 06-12-07

   
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: "12B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Allow staff to fully and openly respond to the recent public allegations, supported by probative evidence, made by ASARCO"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION, TO ALLOW STAFF TO FULLY AND OPENLY RESPOND TO THE RECENT PUBLIC ALLEGATIONS, SUPPORTED BY PROBATIVE EVIDENCE, MADE BY ASARCO, REGARDING ACTIONS AND EXPENDITURES BY THE CITY OF EL PASO, ONGOING SINCE THE SPRING OF 2006, ABSENT APPROVAL AND OVERSIGHT BY THE CITY COUNCIL, THAT COULD CREATE THE PERCEPTION WITHIN THE PUBLIC THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO HAS BEEN OTHER THAN FORTHCOMING IN ITS OPPOSITION TO THE POSSIBLE REOPENING OF ASARCO, AND IN SO DOING, EVEN MEMBERS OF THIS CITY COUNCIL HAVE BEEN DEPRIVED OF THE ABILITY TO MAKE HONEST DECISIONS CONCERNING MATTERS PERTAINING TO ASARCO.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 12C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: signing of an amendment for the Memorandum of Understanding on Cross Border Communications and Emergency Response Strategies for the Communities of: Municipality of Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, the City Of El Paso, Texas, United States,   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE SIGNING OF AN AMENDMENT FOR THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING ON CROSS BORDER COMMUNICATIONS AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE STRATEGIES FOR THE COMMUNITIES OF: MUNICIPALITY OF JUAREZ, CHIHUAHUA, MEXICO, THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, UNITED STATES, AND THE CITY OF SUNLAND PARK, NEW MEXICO, UNITED STATES.

[MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

   
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: 13A.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Resolution nominating ADP, Inc. as an Enterprise Zone Project pursuant to Chapter 2303, Subchapter F, of the Texas Enterprise Zone Act, Texas Government Code"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A RESOLUTION NOMINATING ADP, INC. AS AN ENTERPRISE ZONE PROJECT PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 2303, SUBCHAPTER F, OF THE TEXAS ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT, TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE. (DISTRICT 1)

[ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT-KATHRYN DODSON-541-4747]

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

   
Item: 13B.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Resolution that the City Manager or her designee be authorized to send written notice to the presiding officer of the governing body of each taxing entity of the City of El Paso's intent to enter into a Tax Abatement Agreement by an  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER OR HER DESIGNEE BE AUTHORIZED TO SEND WRITTEN NOTICE TO THE PRESIDING OFFICER OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF EACH TAXING ENTITY OF THE CITY OF EL PASO'S INTENT TO ENTER INTO A TAX ABATEMENT AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ADP, INC. FOR A NEW SOLUTIONS/TECHNICAL SUPPORT FACILITY ON SUCH REFERENCED PROPERTY; AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A TAX ABATEMENT AGREEMENT WITH ADP, INC. AFTER THE EXPIRATION OF THE SEVEN DAY NOTICE PERIOD REQUIRED BY §312.0241 OF THE TEXAS TAX CODE. (DISTRICT 1) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT-KATHRYN DODSON-541-4747]

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

   
Item: 14.  ENGINEERING: Safety measures and/or efforts that can be taken to protect pedestrians on North Mesa Street near the Cincinnati Street intersection"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING SAFETY MEASURES AND/OR EFFORTS THAT CAN BE TAKEN TO PROTECT PEDESTRIANS ON NORTH MESA STREET NEAR THE CINCINNATI STREET INTERSECTION. (DISTRICT 1)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 15.  FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES: "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-162 (THIRD AVE. STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS) TO KARLSRUHER INC., DBA CSA ENGINEERS & CONSTRUCTORS, FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $676,668.35.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: KARLSRUHER INC. DBA, CSA ENGINEERS & CONSTRUCTORS

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: BASE BID I: $515,829.30

BASE BID II: $98,997.64

BASE BID III: $61,841.41

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $676,668.35

ACCOUNT NO: 71150069 - G7132CD0012 - 07855 - 508027

FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

DISTRICT: 8

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.

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

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

THIS IS A LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT.

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

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, 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 YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 16.  MUNICIPAL CLERK: Resolution canvassing the votes cast in the 2007 City of El Paso Run-Off Election"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION CANVASSING THE VOTES CAST IN THE 2007 CITY OF EL PASO RUN-OFF ELECTION. (DISTRICT 5) [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 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: 17.  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.  Airport Business Center vs. City of El Paso; Cause No. 2003-1652. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED BY STEVE ORTEGA AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO AUTHORIZES THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE AND OUTSIDE COUNSEL FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO TO NEGOTIATE A FINAL SETTLEMENT OF THE LAWSUIT STYLED AIRPORT BUSINESS CENTER VS. CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. 2003-1652; AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO SUCH SETTLEMENT AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE AND OUTSIDE COUNSEL FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO.

AIRPORT BUSINESS CENTER VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2003-1652. (551.071)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX2.  Discussion and action relative to City Manager's Annual Performance Review. (551.074) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: OTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., SECONDED REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO APPROVE THE CITY MANAGER’S ANNUAL PERFORMANCE REVIEW.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION RELATIVE TO CITY MANAGER'S ANNUAL PERFORMANCE REVIEW. (551.074) [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

   
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:   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ADDITION TO THE AGENDA

"ADDITION 1. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: DISTRICT 6 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS, DEPARTMENT ID NO. 01010006, ACCOUNT NO. 502215, FUND NO. 01101, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,972.65 TO BE USED IN REPLACING OFFICE FURNITURE."

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO EXPEND DISTRICT 6 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS, DEPARTMENT ID NO. 01010006, ACCOUNT NO. 502215, FUND NO. 01101, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,972.65 TO BE USED IN REPLACING OFFICE FURNITURE. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 2.  EL PASO WATER UTILITIES: Resolution to identify the documents to be on file with the City Clerk pursuant to the Ordinance Establishing a Municipal Drainage Utility System"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RESOLUTION TO IDENTIFY THE DOCUMENTS TO BE ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK PURSUANT TO THE ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A MUNICIPAL DRAINAGE UTILITY SYSTEM. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, ROBERT D. ANDRON, (915) 594-5607]

   
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


 
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