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Agenda: City Council Meeting and Mass Transit Department Board Meeting
Date: 7/24/2007
 
   
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 JULY 17, 2007, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS OF JULY 13, 2007 (BUDGET HEARINGS) AND JULY 16, 2007 (AGENDA REVIEW)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 17, 2007, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS OF JULY 13, 2007 (BUDGET HEARINGS) AND JULY 16, 2007 (AGENDA REVIEW). [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: CITY COUNCIL (1) AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE CHDO HOME FINANCIAL TERMS CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE YWCA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION FOR THE SENIOR HOUSING PROJECT LOCATED AT 8556 DORBANDT, ORIGINALLY APPROVED ON SEPTEMBER 14, 2004; AND (2) AUTHORIZE AMENDMENT OF THE LOAN AND SECURED GRANT NOTES (EXTENDING THE TERMS FROM TWENTY TO THIRTY YEARS), CORRECTION OF ANY CLERICAL ERRORS, AND EXECUTION OF RELATED DOCUMENTS TO SECURE THE EXTENSION OF THE AFFORDABILITY PERIOD TO THIRTY YEARS AS RECOMMENDED BY THE DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL (1) AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE CHDO HOME FINANCIAL TERMS CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE YWCA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION FOR THE SENIOR HOUSING PROJECT LOCATED AT 8556 DORBANDT, ORIGINALLY APPROVED ON SEPTEMBER 14, 2004; AND (2) AUTHORIZE AMENDMENT OF THE LOAN AND SECURED GRANT NOTES (EXTENDING THE TERMS FROM TWENTY TO THIRTY YEARS), CORRECTION OF ANY CLERICAL ERRORS, AND EXECUTION OF RELATED DOCUMENTS TO SECURE THE EXTENSION OF THE AFFORDABILITY PERIOD TO THIRTY YEARS AS RECOMMENDED BY THE DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT. (DISTRICT 7)

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, JAIME HERRERA, (915) 541-4340]

"3B. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MICHAEL J. JOHNSON

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MICHAEL J. JOHNSON FOR THE PURCHASE OF:

PARCEL 5-1,500 SQUARE FEET, MORE OR LESS, BEING A PORTION OF LOT 14, BLOCK 2, OF HUECO VIEW ACRES, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS.

TO BE USED FOR THE EDGEMERE EXTENSION PROJECT. PROJECT #: PPWST03022; FUND: 60663; DEPARTMENT: 31260001; ACCOUNT: 508000. (DISTRICT 5)

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

"3C. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT OF SALE BY AND BETWEEN THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD OF THE CITY OF EL PASO AND DR. PEDRO ORTEGA, PERSONALLY AND BEHALF OF DELGADO GREEN HOSPITAL, INC. AND YSLETA GENERAL HOSPITAL, INC. TO PURCHASE PROPERTY FOR THE MISSION VALLEY TRANSIT TERMINAL

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT OF SALE BY AND BETWEEN THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD OF THE CITY OF EL PASO AND DR. PEDRO ORTEGA, PERSONALLY AND BEHALF OF DELGADO GREEN HOSPITAL, INC. AND YSLETA GENERAL HOSPITAL, INC. TO PURCHASE PROPERTY FOR THE MISSION VALLEY TRANSIT TERMINAL, WHICH IS DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:

PARCEL 1A: DELGADO GREEN HOSPITAL, INC. (DR. PEDRO ORTEGA),

LOTS 10, 11 & 12, BLOCK 2, HARRIS TRACT, CITY OF

EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, ALSO KNOWN AS 118

HARRIS; AND

PARCEL 1B: YSLETA GENERAL HOSPITAL, INC. (DR. PEDRO ORTEGA),

TRACT 20 D, BLOCK 45, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO,

EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, ALSO KNOWN AS 115-121

ZARAGOZA; AND

PARCEL 1C: YSLETA GENERAL HOSPITAL, INC. (DR. PEDRO ORTEGA),

LOTS 13, 14 & 15, BLOCK 2, HARRIS TRACT, CITY OF

EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, ALSO KNOWN AS 122

ZARAGOZA; AND

PARCEL 1D: YSLETA GENERAL HOSPITAL, INC. (DR. PEDRO ORTEGA),

PORTION OF LOTS 16, 17 & 18, BLOCK 2, HARRIS TRACT,

INCLUDING A PORTION OF DEPOT STREET, ALSO KNOWN AS

123 ZARAGOZA;

GRANT:G600405; FUND: 11629; DEPARTMENT: 60600011; ACCOUNT: 508000. (DISTRICT 7)

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

"3D. RESOLUTION: PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON 5629 HEMMINGWAY DRIVE

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 18.50.106 (UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND CONDITIONS) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE:

5629 HEMMINGWAY DRIVE $9,189.36 DISTRICT 4 RICO ALVAREZ

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

"3E. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR A PORTION OF TRACT 8, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY #239, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO PROVIDE ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO AREA THAT HAS EXPERIENCED RECENT RAPID COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL GROWTH

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR A PORTION OF TRACT 8, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY #239, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO PROVIDE ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO AREA THAT HAS EXPERIENCED RECENT RAPID COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL GROWTH. (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4557]

"3F. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND JAVIER GADNEY, LEILA MELENDEZ, AND MARK EDWARD GRISSOM

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS.

1. JAVIER GADNEY BUSINESS SERVICES COORDINATOR

2. LEILA MELENDEZ BUSINESS FIRST COORDINATOR

3. MARK EDWARD GRISSOM DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

FUNDING SOURCE: 72010268-01101-72000-501011. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4747]

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

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

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

ATTACHMENT A

5774 VISTA LINDA $593.40 RUBEN R. & MONICA RIOS

(DISTRICT 1)

2319 FLORENCE $211.81 DAVID & ARMIDA JURADO

(DISTRICT 1)

4820 DONIPHAN $861.31 WAAD R. AZZAM

(DISTRICT 1)



LOT 13 (7326.41 SQ FT) & LOT 14 (2015.17 SQ FT), BLOCK 12, MESA DEL CASTILLO #4 SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 1) $152.28 WDE, INC.

531 REGENCY $425.61 STEPHEN H. & ELIZABETH P. CAGLE

(DISTRICT 1)

3817 FRED WILSON ROAD $298.14 JAMES C. ALEXANDER

(DISTRICT 2)

3801 PIERCE $344.42 JOSE GUTIERREZ

(DISTRICT 2)

2700 PORTER $322.77 MANUELA ALVARADO

(DISTRICT 2)

4903 WICHITA $387.72 EDWARD J. & SUSAN M. JENKINS

(DISTRICT 2)

604 CORTEZ DRIVE $463.50 GEORGE WILSON

(DISTRICT 3)

7302 - 7304 NORTH LOOP $328.18 CHEVRON U S A, INC.

(DISTRICT 3)



LOT 27 (21000.00 SQ FT), BLOCK 6, NORTH LOOP GARDENS #1 SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 3) $577.16 ENRIQUE ESCOBAR

TRACT 5-F (0.192 ACRE) & TRACT 6-D (0.152 ACRE), BLOCK 19, YSLETA SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 3) $376.90 J.J. GUTIERREZ, III

5302 DALTON $88.95 WILLIAM W. MERRITT

(DISTRICT 4) C/O TEXAS REALTY

5217 DEARBORNE DRIVE $355.25 JESUS G. HERMOSILLO

(DISTRICT 4)

5315 SALISBURY $295.71 MASTER BUILDERS

(DISTRICT 4)

LOTS 11 & 12, BLOCK 8, SAHARA SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 4) $409.37 SAUL PEREZ & JENNIFER D. BUTLER

LOT 9 (EXC W 30 FT) (4.5295 AC), BLOCK 4, HUECO VIEW ACRES SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 5) $1,077.40 JOHN TRIEN

11333 LINDENWOOD AVENUE $247.00 VERA L. RIVERA

(DISTRICT 5)

1991 DANA BREE $192.87 HECTOR R. & NORA Y. TORRES

(DISTRICT 6)

11405 MOLLY MARIE COURT $371.48 ALFONSO G. OROZCO

(DISTRICT 6)

154 PALLA $293.00 LEOBARDO A. & MARIA ESCALANTE

(DISTRICT 6)

319 MILTON $501.38 JAIME S. & OTILIA B. QUINTANA

(DISTRICT 7)

LOTS 17 TO 19, BLOCK A, PATTERSON SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 7) $247.00 FELICIANO JIMENEZ



1410 DELTA $453.75 JOSE L. RIVERA & 1

(DISTRICT 8)

5468 DONIPHAN $762.27 EL PASO RAM VENTURE, LLC

(DISTRICT 8)

3304 GATEWAY $344.42 OMEGA INVESTMENTS, INC.

(DISTRICT 8)

2901 MAGOFFIN $262.15 FRANCISCO & DIANA BARAJAS

(DISTRICT 8)

3801 TULAROSA $387.72 EDGAR PAIGE

(DISTRICT 8)

2701 WYOMING $411.30 HARRY F. & JEANETTE ABRAHAM

(DISTRICT 8)

3301 WYOMING $311.95 MARIA D. GARCIA

(DISTRICT 8)

LOT 19 (14816.42 SQ FT), BLOCK 14, MESA DEL CASTILLO #4 SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 8) $236.17 WDE, INC.

"3H. RESOLUTION: LILIA WORRELL IS APPOINTED AS ALTERNATE CITY CLERK TO ACT AS THE CITY CLERK DURING THE ABSENCE OR DISABILITY OF THE CITY CLERK

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT LILIA WORRELL IS APPOINTED AS ALTERNATE CITY CLERK TO ACT AS THE CITY CLERK DURING THE ABSENCE OR DISABILITY OF THE CITY CLERK. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"3K. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ELP COMMERCIAL FOR APPROXIMATELY 25,500 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE AND 6,800 SQUARE FEET OF WAREHOUSE SPACE AT 1001 AND 1003 TEXAS STREET, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO HOUSE THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT PROPERTY ROOM AND INTERNAL AFFAIRS DIVISION OPERATIONS.

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ELP COMMERCIAL FOR APPROXIMATELY 25,500 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE AND 6,800 SQUARE FEET OF WAREHOUSE SPACE AT 1001 AND 1003 TEXAS STREET, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO HOUSE THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT PROPERTY ROOM AND INTERNAL AFFAIRS DIVISION OPERATIONS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7310] POSTPONED FROM 07-17-07

"3L. RESOLUTION: RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SUBMIT A GRANT PROPOSAL TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE COMPREHENSIVE SELECT TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM IN THE AMOUNT OF $480,000 WITH A LOCAL CASH MATCH OF $119,875.59 AND IN-KIND OF $40,332.60 FOR A TOTAL OF $640,208.19

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SUBMIT A GRANT PROPOSAL TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE COMPREHENSIVE SELECT TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM IN THE AMOUNT OF $480,000 WITH A LOCAL CASH MATCH OF $119,875.59 AND IN-KIND OF $40,332.60 FOR A TOTAL OF $640,208.19. CASH MATCH REQUIREMENT IS BEING PROVIDED FROM THE GENERAL FUND #21010050-01101-506000. (ALL DISTRICTS) [POLICE DEPARTMENT, PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7310]

"3M. RESOLUTION: RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SUBMIT A GRANT PROPOSAL TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE SAFE COMMUNITIES PROGRAM IN THE AMOUNT OF $90,326.60 WITH A LOCAL CASH MATCH OF $63,941.37 FOR A TOTAL OF $154,267.97

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SUBMIT A GRANT PROPOSAL TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE SAFE COMMUNITIES PROGRAM IN THE AMOUNT OF $90,326.60 WITH A LOCAL CASH MATCH OF $63,941.37 FOR A TOTAL OF $154,267.97. CASH MATCH REQUIREMENT IS BEING PROVIDED FROM THE GENERAL FUND # 21010050-01101-506000. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"4. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: JESUS OLIVAS TO THE AIRPORT BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

JESUS OLIVAS TO THE AIRPORT BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., DISTRICT 6. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., (915) 541-4178]

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: FRANCISCO D. SALAZAR TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

FRANCISCO D. SALAZAR TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

"5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: LAURA GALLEGOS TO THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD TO FILL AN UNEXPIRED TERM

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

LAURA GALLEGOS TO THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD TO FILL AN UNEXPIRED TERM, BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

"5C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: FERNANDO R. GRADO AND MARTHA COOPER TO THE REVOLVING LOAN FUND BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

FERNANDO R. GRADO AND MARTHA COOPER TO THE REVOLVING LOAN FUND BOARD BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"6A. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS, ETC.: PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CONTRACT 2005-185-C1 AND C2 (REPAIR SERVICE - AUTO RADIATORS AND TANKS) WHICH WAS AWARDED ON AUGUST 23, 2005, TO THE VENDORS LISTED BELOW, FOR TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS FROM AUGUST 24, 2008, TO AUGUST 24, 2010

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CONTRACT 2005-185-C1 AND C2 (REPAIR SERVICE - AUTO RADIATORS AND TANKS) WHICH WAS AWARDED ON AUGUST 23, 2005, TO THE VENDORS LISTED BELOW, FOR TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS FROM AUGUST 24, 2008, TO AUGUST 24, 2010.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES-FLEET DIVISION

OPTION: ONE OF ONE

AWARD TO: EMMETT RADIATOR SERVICE, INC. - $30,000 (ESTIMATED ANNUAL)

DURAN'S RADIATOR SHOP - $5,000 (ESTIMATED ANNUAL)

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 503121 - 503127 - 45202

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES-FLEET DIVISION,

FLEET SERVICES INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $70,000 (TOTAL FOR TWO YEAR EXTENSION)

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"6B. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS, ETC.:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO KRONOS INCORPORATED, THE SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER FOR THE KRONOS 4500 TERMINALS AND WORKFORCE CENTRAL SOFTWARE AND ITS MAINTENANCE.

ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT STAFF BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE, LEGAL TO REVIEW, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY AND ALL ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS AS NECESSARY.

DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION SERVICES

TOTAL AMOUNT: $174,815.20

ACCOUNT NO.: 30101351 - 01101 - 502202

FUNDING SOURCE: INFORMATION SERVICES, OPERATING ACCOUNT,

DATA PROCESSING SERVICE CONTRACTS

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2007-232

(ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"6C. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS, ETC.: PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CONTRACT 2006-127 (EVALUATION OF LEAD-BASED PAINT HAZARDOUS SERVICES) WHICH WAS AWARDED ON JUNE 20, 2006, TO L & P SCIENTIFIC CONSULTING, LLC, FOR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR FROM JULY 24, 2007, THROUGH JULY 23, 2008

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CONTRACT 2006-127 (EVALUATION OF LEAD-BASED PAINT HAZARDOUS SERVICES) WHICH WAS AWARDED ON JUNE 20, 2006, TO L & P SCIENTIFIC CONSULTING, LLC, FOR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR FROM JULY 24, 2007, THROUGH JULY 23, 2008.

DEPARTMENT: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

AWARD TO: L&P SCIENTIFIC CONSULTING, LLC

EL PASO, TX

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $75,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 71150039 - 09933 - 502204 AND

71150039 - 09935 - 502204

FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL CONTRACTS,

HOME PROGRAMS, CDBG REVOLVING LOAN FUNDS

FY07 AND FY08

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $75,000

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

   
Item: 3I.  RESOLUTION: City Manager be authorized to sign the following Development Agreements by and between the City of El Paso and GFA Limited Partnership for off-site dedication of park sites per requirements of Chapter 19.12 of the El Paso City Code"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE FOLLOWING DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENTS BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND GFA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP FOR OFF-SITE DEDICATION OF PARK SITES PER REQUIREMENTS OF CHAPTER 19.12 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

VENTANAS UNIT ONE

VENTANAS UNIT TWO

VENTANAS UNIT THREE

VENTANAS UNIT FOUR

(DISTRICT 6) [PARKS AND RECREATION, BARRY RUSSELL, (915) 541-4292]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 3J.  RESOLUTION: City Manager be authorized to sign the following Development agreement by and between the City of El Paso and Americas Loop 375, L.P. for an off-site dedication of a park site
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE FOLLOWING DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AMERICAS LOOP 375, L.P. FOR AN OFF-SITE DEDICATION OF A PARK SITE PER REQUIREMENTS OF CHAPTER 19.12 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

MESQUITE TRAILS DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT

(DISTRICT 6) [PARKS AND RECREATION, BARRY RUSSELL, (915) 541-4292]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7A.  & 7C. - 7E. 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.

7A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 016624 (AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO LICENSING REQUIREMENTS AND REGULATIONS FOR SEXUALLY ORIENTED BUSINESSES WITHIN EL PASO) TO AMEND SECTION 5.54.230, EFFECTIVE DATE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JULY 31, 2007, FOR ITEMS 7A

7C. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF ALL OF TRACT 10, SECTION 9, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-M (APARTMENT AND MOBILE HOME PARK) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: HONDO PASS DRIVE, EAST OF STAHALA DRIVE. APPLICANT: EP HILLCREST REAL ESTATE, LP. ZON07-00058 (DISTRICT 2)

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

7D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOTS 7 TO 12 AND ADJACENT 10 FEET OF ALLEY ON THE WEST, BLOCK 99, EAST EL PASO ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-2 (APARTMENT) DISTRICT TO A-O (APARTMENT/OFFICE) DISTRICT. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 3120 PERSHING DRIVE. APPLICANT: ANTONIO AND NORA HERRERA. ZON07-00053 (DISTRICT 8)

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

7E. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF TRACT 5, BLOCK 14, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-2 (RESIDENTIAL); AND PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF TRACT 5, BLOCK 14, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL). APPLICANT: RIO VALLEY LLC. Z0N07-00062 (DISTRICT 1)

THIS IS AN APPEAL CASE.

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, FRANK DELGADO, (915) 541-4238]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 14, 2007, FOR ITEMS 7C - 7E

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

   
Item: 7B.  Amending Ordinance 8065, Civil Service Rules and Regulations
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 8065, CIVIL SERVICE RULES AND REGULATIONS, RULE 1, CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION; TO ADD RULE 2, DEFINITIONS AND RULES OF CONSTRUCTION; RULE 3, DEPARTMENT HEADS; RULE 4, CLASSIFICATION; RULE 5, COMPENSATION; RULE 15, SECTION 1, 1D,1G, 1M, 1N, 1O, 1P, SECTION 2, 4, 6, SUSPENSION, REDUCTIONS, DISCHARGE; RULE 17, EMPLOYEES SEEKING PUBLIC OFFICE; RULE 18, UNCLASSIFIED SERVICE; RULE 19, DEPARTMENTAL RULES; RULE 23, RESIDENCY; RULE 24, GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE; SECTION 1, RULE 25, DRIVERS SAFETY STANDARDS; RULE 27, NON-DISCRIMINATION; RULE 28, SAFETY; RULE 29, OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT; SECTION 1D AND SECTION 3, RULE 30, WORKING OUT OF CLASS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 8.  ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF “CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, WATER AND SEWER REVENUE REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2007
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF “CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, WATER AND SEWER REVENUE REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2007;” AND RESOLVE MATTERS WHICH ARE NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE SAID ISSUANCE.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9A.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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)."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

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]

POSTPONED FROM 07-10-07

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9B.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Resolution releasing conditions placed by a contract dated January 9, 1968, which imposed conditions on the following real property: Parcel 1: Tract 2E, Section 22, Block 81, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surv  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION RELEASING CONDITIONS PLACED BY A CONTRACT DATED JANUARY 9, 1968, WHICH IMPOSED CONDITIONS ON THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY: PARCEL 1: TRACT 2E, SECTION 22, BLOCK 81, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; AND, PARCEL 2: TRACT 2C, SECTION 22, BLOCK 81, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. SUBJECT PROPERTY: ALABAMA STREET, NORTH OF MCKELLIGON CANYON ROAD. APPLICANTS: ROBERTO MORENO, ANDREA GEIGER, AND TED ANDRESEN. ZON07-00036 (DISTRICT 4)

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

POSTPONED FROM 07-17-07

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9C.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Ordinance amending Title 15 (Public Services), Chapter 15.08. (Street Rentals), Section 15.08.120 (Special Privilege Licenses) Subsection C (Exceptions) of the El Paso City Code to provide an exception for uses of   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 15 (PUBLIC SERVICES), CHAPTER 15.08. (STREET RENTALS), SECTION 15.08.120 (SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSES) SUBSECTION C (EXCEPTIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR USES OF PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY LESS THAN THIRTY DAYS AND PROVIDE FOR A SEPARATE APPROVAL PROCESS, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 1.08, GENERAL PENALTY, OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, KIMBERLY FORSYTH, (915) 541-4631]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9D.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending the 2025 proposed Thoroughfare System as detailed in the map atlas of The Plan for El Paso and its related documents as originally approved by The El Paso City Council in 1999, and as subsequen  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2025 PROPOSED THOROUGHFARE SYSTEM AS DETAILED IN THE MAP ATLAS OF THE PLAN FOR EL PASO AND ITS RELATED DOCUMENTS AS ORIGINALLY APPROVED BY THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL IN 1999, AND AS SUBSEQUENTLY AMENDED, TO REMOVE CRESTMONT DRIVE. (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHUCK KOOSIAN (915) 541-4632]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9E.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 18 (Building and Construction) of the El Paso City Code by amending Chapters 18.08 (Building Code); 18.10 (Residential Code); 18.12 (Mechanical Code); and 18.50 (Property Maintenance Code  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY AMENDING CHAPTERS 18.08 (BUILDING CODE); 18.10 (RESIDENTIAL CODE); 18.12 (MECHANICAL CODE); AND 18.50 (PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE); TO REQUIRE A COOLING SUPPLY FOR EXISTING BUILDINGS AND NEW CONSTRUCTION; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 OF NO MORE THAN $2,000 PER DAY PER VIOLATION. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, LARRY F. NICHOLS, (915) 541-4556]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10.  PUBLIC HEARING - MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department Recreation Grants Branch ''Outdoor Recreation Grant Program'' Grant Application which would allow the City to develop the area surrounding the Van Buren Dam to make it accessible and a  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PUBLIC HEARING TO RECEIVE COMMENTS ON AND DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE TEXAS PARKS & WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT RECREATION GRANTS BRANCH ''OUTDOOR RECREATION GRANT PROGRAM'' GRANT APPLICATION WHICH WOULD ALLOW THE CITY TO DEVELOP THE AREA SURROUNDING THE VAN BUREN DAM TO MAKE IT ACCESSIBLE AND ATTRACTIVE FOR COMMUNITY RECREATIONAL USES. (DISTRICT 2) [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 11A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Resolution authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to sign a Texas Recreation and Parks Account Outdoor Recreation Grant application with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for the development of the area surrounding the   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTOR OF PARKS AND RECREATION TO SIGN A TEXAS RECREATION AND PARKS ACCOUNT OUTDOOR RECREATION GRANT APPLICATION WITH THE TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE AREA SURROUNDING THE VAN BUREN DAM TO MAKE IT ACCESSIBLE AND ATTRACTIVE FOR COMMUNITY RECREATIONAL USES. THE ENHANCEMENTS WILL INCLUDE WALK, RUN AND BIKE TRAILS, SITTING AREAS, A SKATE PARK, SIGNIFICANT LANDSCAPING, AND PUBLIC ART ENHANCEMENTS TO ASSIST IN THE OVERALL HEALTH AND WELL BEING OF THE RESIDENTS OF EL PASO. THE GRANT OPPORTUNITY FROM THE TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT OFFERS MATCHING GRANTS. THE CITY'S MATCH WILL BE THE LAND VALUES OF THE SELECTED SITE AND STAFF INVOLVEMENT.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Plan to ensure highest level of customer service and satisfaction for Paso del Norte bridge pedestrian customers during General Services Administration (GSA) work"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A PLAN TO ENSURE HIGHEST LEVEL OF CUSTOMER SERVICE AND SATISFACTION FOR PASO DEL NORTE BRIDGE PEDESTRIAN CUSTOMERS DURING GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (GSA) WORK.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Presentation by the Community Scholars regarding the Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PRESENTATION BY THE COMMUNITY SCHOLARS REGARDING THE CAMINO REAL REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY.

[REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 11D.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Amend existing code to prohibit full paving of front and side yards in residential neighborhoods"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO BRING BACK TO COUNCIL AN AMENDMENT TO THE EXISTING CODE

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO AMEND EXISTING CODE TO PROHIBIT FULL PAVING OF FRONT AND SIDE YARDS IN RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOODS.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11E.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Resolution that the City Council of El Paso, working conjunction with United States Federal Government, attempt to re-route of pedestrian crossing at the Paso Del Norte Bridge by instead constructing a pedestrian tunnel adjacent to the  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL OF EL PASO, WORKING CONJUNCTION WITH UNITED STATES FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, ATTEMPT TO RE-ROUTE OF PEDESTRIAN CROSSING AT THE PASO DEL NORTE BRIDGE BY INSTEAD CONSTRUCTING A PEDESTRIAN TUNNEL ADJACENT TO THE CURRENT BUILDING; AND IF UNABLE TO CHANGE THE TEMPORARY RE-ROUTING, THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO ASSIST IN ADDRESSING THE NEEDS OF THE PEDESTRIAN COMMUNITY AS IT IS RELEASED ONTO OREGON STREET, A SIX-BLOCK DETOUR, TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THEIR DIGNITY AND BASIC NEEDS AS HUMAN BEINGS; AND COMMITTING THE RESOURCES OF OUR CITY TO ACCOMMODATE THOSE NEEDS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO UTILIZING THE CITY'S SUN METRO DEPARTMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL DEPARTMENT, POLICE DEPARTMENT, AND THE STREETS DEPARTMENT.

[REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on issues related to Storm 2006. "
   
 

NO ACITON 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.  Jose F. Fong et. al. vs. City of El Paso; Cause No. 2007-2900. (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY WAIVE THE REQUIREMENT FOR FORMAL SERVICE OF PROCESS ON THE MAYOR IN RELATION TO THE PLEA IN INTERVENTION FILED BY LUCY IWABICKI D/B/A EXPLICIT, INC. IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED JOSE F. FONG VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2007-2900.

JOSE F. FONG ET. AL. VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2007-2900. (551.071)

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

   
Item: EX2.  Claim of Jaime Garcia, Carolina Garcia, and Enrique Garcia; Our File No. 07-C-049. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT CLAIMANTS’ SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE CLAIM OF JAIME GARCIA, CAROLINA GARCIA AND ENRIQUE GARCIA, OUR FILE NO. 07-C-049.

CLAIM OF JAIME GARCIA, CAROLINA GARCIA, AND ENRIQUE GARCIA; OUR FILE NO. 07-C-049. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KARLA M. NIEMAN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX3.  Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Docket No. 2007-0326-MSW-E; Enforcement Case No. 32858. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CLAIM BY THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (TCEQ) AGAINST THE CITY OF EL PASO, TCEQ DOCKET NUMBER 2007-0326-MSW-E; ENFORCEMENT CASE NO. 32858, BE SETTLED IN ITS ENTIRETY AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY; AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY, ANY RELATED DOCUMENTATION TO EFFECTUATE THIS SETTLEMENT.

TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (TCEQ) DOCKET NO. 2007-0326-MSW-E; ENFORCEMENT CASE NO. 32858. (551.071)

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

   
Item: MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEETING
   
 

"MTB1. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE JUNE 26, 2007 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING."

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE JUNE 26, 2007 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB2.  Appointment of Richard Sheldon as an alternate Citizen Advisory Committee member"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPOINTMENT OF RICHARD SHELDON AS AN ALTERNATE CITIZEN ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBER.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB3.  Resolution that the Purchasing Manager is authorized to notify Dahmer Powertrain, Inc, that the City is terminating Contract No. 2007-087, item #3, pursuant to the provisions and requirements of Section C, paragraph No. 18B Termination for Default, and th  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY DAHMER POWERTRAIN, INC, THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2007-087, ITEM #3, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION C, PARAGRAPH NO. 18B TERMINATION FOR DEFAULT, AND THAT THE TERMINATION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AS OF JULY 24, 2007.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB4.  Award of Solicitation No. 2007-099-Sun Metro (Bus Washer Supplies) to A.C.W. Sales, Inc., Certified Laboratories, Southwestern Mill Distributors, Inc., Sun Country CarWash Systems, Inc. and Spectrum Paper Company, Inc. for a total estimated award of $105,  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-099-SUN METRO (BUS WASHER SUPPLIES) TO A.C.W. SALES, INC., CERTIFIED LABORATORIES, SOUTHWESTERN MILL DISTRIBUTORS, INC., SUN COUNTRY CARWASH SYSTEMS, INC. AND SPECTRUM PAPER COMPANY, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $105,845.73.

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: A.C.W. SALES, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 1 AND 5

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $12,161.88

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: CERTIFIED LABORATORIES,

A DIVISION OF NCH COPROPRATION

IRVING, TX

ITEMS: 7

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $993.78

AWARD TO: VENDOR 3: SOUTHWESTERN MILL DISTRIBUTORS, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 2 AND 6

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $8,699.20

AWARD TO: VENDOR 4: SUN COUNTRY CARWASH SYSTEMS, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 3 AND 8

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $12,573.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 5: SPECTRUM PAPER COMPANY, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 4

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $854.05

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600005 - 503111 - 40345

FUNDING SOURCE: SM GENERAL OPERATIONS - CLEANING SUPPLIES

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $105,845.73

DISTRICT(S): ALL

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH A TERM OF 36 MONTHS.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MASS TRANSIT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED, TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDERS.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB5.  Resolution that the Chairman be authorized to sign the Second Amendment to an Intergovernmental Agreement by and between the MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS and the CITY OF SUNLAND PARK, NEW MEXICO with respect to the continued  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CHAIRMAN BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE SECOND AMENDMENT TO AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS AND THE CITY OF SUNLAND PARK, NEW MEXICO WITH RESPECT TO THE CONTINUED PROVISION OF TRANSPORTATION SERVICES BY SUN METRO INTO SUNLAND PARK, NEW MEXICO, AT NO EXPENSE TO THE CITY OF EL PASO.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES

   
Item: MTB6.  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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