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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 8/7/2007
 
   
Item: NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC  (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 JULY 31, 2007 AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES OF JULY 30, 2007 (AGENDA REVIEW).

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 31, 2007 AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES OF JULY 30, 2007 (AGENDA REVIEW). [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT OF THE BUTTERFIELD TRAIL INDUSTRIAL PARK LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT #9 ZANE GREY.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT: (I) THE LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT GRANTED TO TEACHERS INSURANCE AND ANNUITY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (''ASSIGNOR''), AND SFERS REAL ESTATE CORP. SS (''ASSIGNEE'') FOR THE PROPERTY KNOWN AS #9 ZANE GREY ON DECEMBER 6, 2005, BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IS HEREBY REVOKED; AND, (II) THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT OF THE BUTTERFIELD TRAIL INDUSTRIAL PARK LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), TEACHERS INSURANCE, AND ANNUITY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, A NEW YORK CORPORATION, FOR THE BENEFIT OF ITS SEPARATE REAL ESTATE ACCOUNT (''ASSIGNOR'') AND EL PASO OWNER LLC (''ASSIGNEE'') FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT #9 ZANE GREY. (DISTRICT 2)

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

"3B. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT OF THE BUTTERFIELD TRAIL INDUSTRIAL PARK LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, FOR THE PROPERTY KNOWN AS #4 & #6 BUTTERFIELD TRAIL.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT: (I) THE LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT GRANTED TO TEACHERS INSURANCE AND ANNUITY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (''ASSIGNOR''), AND SFERS REAL ESTATE CORP. SS (''ASSIGNEE'') FOR THE PROPERTY KNOWN AS #4 AND #6 BUTTERFIELD TRAIL ON DECEMBER 6, 2005 IS HEREBY REVOKED; AND, (II) THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT OF THE BUTTERFIELD TRAIL INDUSTRIAL PARK LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), TEACHERS INSURANCE, AND ANNUITY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, A NEW YORK CORPORATION, FOR THE BENEFIT OF ITS SEPARATE REAL ESTATE ACCOUNT (''ASSIGNOR'') AND EL PASO OWNER LLC (''ASSIGNEE'') FOR THE PROPERTY KNOWN AS #4 & #6 BUTTERFIELD TRAIL. (DISTRICT 2)

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

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY ACCEPT AND RATIFY THE CITY MANAGER'S SIGNATURE ACCEPTING ON BEHALF OF THE CITY AN OFF SITE PARK DEDICATION DEED FROM AMERICAS LOOP 375, L.P.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY ACCEPT AND RATIFY THE CITY MANAGER'S SIGNATURE ACCEPTING ON BEHALF OF THE CITY AN OFF SITE PARK DEDICATION DEED FROM AMERICAS LOOP 375, L.P., DEDICATING TO THE CITY AN 11.1025 ACRE PARCEL OF LAND FOR USE AS A CITY PARK WITHIN A PORTION OF SECTION 16, BLOCK 79, TSP3, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY CO., CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND BEING MORE FULLY DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS IN EXHIBIT ''A'' OF THE DEDICATION DEED. (DISTRICT 6) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MICHELLE PADILLA (915) 541-4903]

"3D. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONSENT TO ASSIGNMENT OF THE CONTRACT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, CMI COPY MACHINES, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONSENT TO ASSIGNMENT OF THE CONTRACT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, CMI COPY MACHINES, INC. (''ASSIGNOR'') AND OFFICE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. DBA TOSHIBA BUSINESS SOLUTIONS TX/NM (''ASSIGNEE'') WITH RESPECT TO THE CITY OF EL PASO CONTRACT NO. 2002-116C1. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ACCEPT THE RECOMMENDATION FROM THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD TO RENAME THE SOMBRAS DEL SOL #4 TO THE ''CARLOS BOMBACH PARK''.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ACCEPT THE RECOMMENDATION FROM THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD TO RENAME THE SOMBRAS DEL SOL #4 TO THE ''CARLOS BOMBACH PARK''. (DISTRICT 5) [PARKS AND RECREATION, BARRY RUSSELL, (915) 541-4292]

"4A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: ROBERT S. AYOUB TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION TO SERVE AS COMMUNITY AFFAIRS MEMBER

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

ROBERT S. AYOUB TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION TO SERVE AS COMMUNITY AFFAIRS MEMBER BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

"4B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: CARL ROBINSON TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION TO SERVE AS COMMUNITY AFFAIRS MEMBER

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

CARL ROBINSON TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION TO SERVE AS COMMUNITY AFFAIRS MEMBER BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8.

[REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: DAN CHAVEZ TO THE AIRPORT BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

DAN CHAVEZ TO THE AIRPORT BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ALEXANDER V. NEILL TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ALEXANDER V. NEILL TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

"6. 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

AUGUST 7, 2007

A. 10/375 INDUSTRIAL PORTFOLIO, LP IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,628.04 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #A523-999-0030-0125).

B. LETTUNICH DEVELOPMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,512.17 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #A531-000-0240-3600).

C. FIRST AMERICAN R.E. TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,492.78 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-0230-2500).

D. FIRST AMERICAN R.E. TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,624.16 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #C742-999-0060-3900).

E. FIRST AMERICAN R.E. TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,479.47 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #C801-999-0240-4900).

F. FIRST AMERICAN R.E. TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,935.88 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #K383-999-0200-0800).

G. FIRST AMERICAN R.E. TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,190.66 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #P908-999-0010-0700).

H. WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,367.24 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #N425-999-0410-0100).

I. FIRST AMERICAN R.E. TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,308.96 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #S373-999-002B-0975).

J. PRISCILLA AND RUBEN JUAREZ IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,977.50 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-5140-9680).

K. HOMECOMING FINANCIAL IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,645.56 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #P654-999-1190-0900).

L. SYLVIA SERRANO JOHNSON IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,375.83 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #C776-999-0000-5800).

"7A. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO SIRSIDYNIX CONTRACT 2006-196

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO SIRSIDYNIX, THE SOLE SOURCE DEVELOPER, MANUFACTURER, DISTRIBUTOR, AND CURRENT PROVIDER OF THE LIBRARY AUTOMATION SOFTWARE. MAINTENANCE FOR THE DYNIX/HORIZON SOFTWARE CAN ONLY BE PROVIDED BY SIRSIDYNIX. CONTRACT PERIOD: AUGUST 7, 2007, THROUGH AUGUST 6, 2008.

DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $66,126.94

ACCOUNT NO.: 39010351-01101-502202

FUNDING SOURCE: INFORMATION SERVICES, OPERATING ACCOUNT

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2006-196

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"7B. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO SIGMA DATA SYSTEMS, A DIVISION OF CPS HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES, CONTRACT 2007-238

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO SIGMA DATA SYSTEMS, A DIVISION OF CPS HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES, THE SOLE SOURCE DEVELOPER, MANUFACTURER, DISTRIBUTOR, AND CURRENT PROVIDER OF SIGMA AMS AND TMS5 DATA SOFTWARE. CONTRACT PERIOD: AUGUST 7, 2007, THROUGH AUGUST 6, 2008.

DEPARTMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $47,900

ACCOUNT NO.: 04102008-27131-508010 $22,388.99

04250101-27168-508009 $25,511.01

FUNDING SOURCE: DATA PROCESSING EQUIP. MAINTENANCE CO98 EQUIP., CERTIFICATE OF OBLIGATION FY98 AND FURN. & EQUIP., FY00 CERTIFICATE OF OBLIGATIONS EQUIP.

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2007-238

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"7C. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: REQUEST REJECTION OF ALL BIDS FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2007-182

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST REJECTION OF ALL BIDS FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2007-182 (COLLECTION SERVICES - VARIOUS CITY DEPARTMENTS), AS RECOMMENDED BY FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES BECAUSE THE BEST VALUE COULD NOT BE DETERMINED DUE TO ONE BIDDER REFERENCING REBATES AND/OR CHARGES THAT COULD NOT BE CALCULATED BECAUSE THE VENDOR NOR THE CITY HAVE THE APPLICABLE INFORMATION.

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

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

"7D. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CONTRACT 2006-007 (BLUEPRINT DUPLICATION SERVICE)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CONTRACT 2006-007 (BLUEPRINT DUPLICATION SERVICE) WHICH WAS AWARDED ON NOVEMBER 15, 2005, TO EL PASO REPROGRAPHICS, INC, FOR TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS FROM DECEMBER 1, 2007, THROUGH NOVEMBER 30, 2009.

DEPARTMENT: FINANCIAL SERVICES, CONTRACT COMPLIANCE

AWARD TO: EL PASO REPROGRAPHICS, INC.

EL PASO, TX

OPTION: TWO [OF TWO]

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $90,000

ACCOUNT NO.: VARIOUS

FUNDING SOURCE: VARIOUS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $180,000

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"8A. BID: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-200 (HERBICIDE SPRAYING CITY RIGHT-OF-WAYS) TO TRUGREEN LP

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-200 (HERBICIDE SPRAYING CITY RIGHT-OF-WAYS) TO TRUGREEN LP, FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $36,825.

DEPARTMENT: STREET DEPARTMENT

AWARD TO: TRUGREEN LP

EL PASO, TEXAS

OPTION ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR

ITEMS: ALL

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $36,825

ACCOUNT NO. 32010155-01101-502221

FUNDING SOURCE: STREET MEDIANS, OPERATING ACCOUNT,

GROUNDKEEPING-HORTI CONTRACTS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $36,825

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE BID FOR A PERIOD OF ONE YEAR.

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

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

"8B. BID: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-179 (CONDENSING UNIT, DUAL COMPRESSOR, 20 TON [FURNISH & INSTALL]) TO JOHNSON CONTROLS, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-179 (CONDENSING UNIT, DUAL COMPRESSOR, 20 TON [FURNISH & INSTALL]) TO JOHNSON CONTROLS, INC., FOR A TOTAL RECOMMENDED AWARD OF $36,085

DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION

AWARD TO: JOHNSON CONTROLS, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEM: 1

ACCOUNT NO.: 62620029 - 508027 - 41081 - PAP0041

FUNDING SOURCE: AIRPORT ENTERPRISE FUNDS

TOTAL RECOMMENDED AWARD: $36,085

DISTRICT: 3

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

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

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

"9. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2007-1156 AIRPORT RENOVATIONS OF THE US CUSTOMS BORDER PATROL AREA.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2007-1156 AIRPORT

THE BUDGET TRANSFER IS TO SET UP AN APPROPRIATION TO COVER THE COST OF RENOVATIONS OF THE US CUSTOMS BORDER PATROL AREA.

INCREASE $350,000 FUND BALANCE TRANSFER

INCREASE $350,000 CONSTRUCTION

(DISTRICT 2)

[OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4011]

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

   
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: 3F.  RESOLUTION: That the Mayor and City Council accept the recommendation from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board to rename the Arroyo Park to the ''Billy Rogers Arroyo Park''. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ACCEPT THE RECOMMENDATION FROM THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD TO RENAME THE ARROYO PARK TO THE ''BILLY ROGERS ARROYO PARK''. (DISTRICT 1) [PARKS AND RECREATION, BARRY RUSSELL, (915) 541-4292]

   
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 ABSTAIN
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10A.  - 10D. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTORDUCED

PUBLIC COMMENT TYPICALLY IS NOT TAKEN DURING THE INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES.

PUBLIC COMMENTS ARE INVITED AT THE DATE OF THE SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING.

10A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.030 (SCHEDULE III - PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON CERTAIN STREETS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO READ CIELO VISTA DRIVE FROM A POINT 120 FEET SOUTH TO A POINT 500 FEET NORTH OF AVALON DRIVE, BOTH SIDES. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 3) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

10B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS), SUBSECTION ''C'' (TWENTY MILES PER HOUR) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD ALFREDO SUBIA PLACE, BANDERA WAY, CHARLES ROAD, AND ZIKIO CHACON PLACE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

10C. AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING TRACT 6, SECTION 34, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, INTO THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS. SUBJECT PROPERTY: HUECO CLUB ROAD SOUTH OF MONTANA AVENUE. APPLICANT: RUMZY K. ABOUD, TRUSTEE. AN07004 (EAST ETJ - ADJACENT TO DISTRICT 5) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

10D. AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING TRACT 5, BLOCK 14, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, INTO THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTHWEST CORNER OF BORDERLAND ROAD AND WESTSIDE DRIVE. APPLICANT: RIO VALLEY LLC. AN07005 (WEST ETJ - ADJACENT TO DISTRICT 1)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 14, 2007, FOR ITEMS 10A - 10D

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

   
Item: 10E.  INTRODUCTION: An Ordinance Levying 2008 Taxes."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTORDUCED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE LEVYING 2008 TAXES. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4011

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
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: 11.  DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES: Council Ratification of the Storm 2006 Construction Contracts"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

STORM 2006 INFRASTRUCTURE REPAIR/RECONSTRUCTION PROGRESS UPDATE AUGUST 7, 2007.

CONSTRUCTION

THORNTON STREET IMPROVEMENTS RE-BID, BID NUMBER 2007-196, AWARDED TO SILVERTON CONSTRUCTION CO., INC., IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $312,255.

HIGH RIDGE - BEAR RIDGE CHANNEL DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS, BID NUMBER 2007-209, AWARDED TO DAN WILLIAMS CO., IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $879,290.

THE ABOVE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS ARE UNIT PRICED CONTRACTS AND AS SUCH WORK UNDER THE UNIT PRICED CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED VALUE AND WILL BE ORDERED, PERFORMED, INVOICED, AND PAID BY MEASURED QUANTITY. THE ACTUAL COST OF THESE CONTRACTS WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL OF THE 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 AND WHICH DO NOT MAKE CHANGES TO THE UNIT PRICE AND WHICH ARE WITHIN THE APPROPRIATE BUDGET.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12A.  REGULAR AGENDA OTHER BID: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2007-198 (Dump Trucks, 12-Yard) to Southwest Sterling Inc. dba Southwest Truck Sales "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-198 (DUMP TRUCKS, 12-YARD) TO SOUTHWEST STERLING INC. DBA SOUTHWEST TRUCK SALES FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $1,183,050.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: SOUTHWEST STERLING INC. DBA SOUTHWEST TRUCK SALES

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 1, O-1, O-2, O-3, O-4, O-10, O-11, AND T-1 THROUGH T-10

ACCOUNT NO.: 27264 - 14200500 - 508006 - PSTM06PW555

FUNDING SOURCE: STORM 2006 FUNDS

TOTAL AWARD: $1,183,050

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE. VENDOR OFFERS AN OPTION TO PURCHASE UP TO 100% OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT QUANTITIES, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN 90 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT. NO PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT WAS OFFERED.

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

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12B.  REGULAR AGENDA OTHER BID: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2007-201 (Citywide Repair/Construction of Parkway Structures) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-201 (CITYWIDE REPAIR/CONSTRUCTION OF PARKWAY STRUCTURES) FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $3,349,695.

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 AND BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE ON BEHALF OF THE CITY ANY EXTENSIONS OF THE CONTRACT.

DEPARTMENTS: STREETS, ENGINEERING, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, AND SUN METRO

AWARD TO: J. A. R. CONCRETE, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: BASE BID I: $2,581,425

BASE BID II: $768,270

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $3,349,695

ACCOUNT NOS.: 99331117 - PCP06MF001A -27263-508027 971150069 -

G7132CD0023-07869-508027

60600011 - G600466-11678-508027

32010200-01101-502227

FUNDING SOURCE: STREET MAINTENANCE, ADA PROJECTS, CDBG, AND

SUN METRO CAPITAL PROJECTS

DISTRICTS: ALL

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 DIRECTOR OF STREETS DEPARTMENT 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 AND WHICH DO NOT MAKE CHANGES TO THE UNIT PRICE AND WHICH ARE WITHIN THE APPROPRIATE BUDGET.

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE, LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT.

THIS IS A 2-YEAR REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WHERE THE CONTRACTOR OFFERS TO THE CITY OF EL PASO THE OPTION OF EXTENDING THE CONTRACT FOR EITHER A 12-MONTH OR 24-MONTH ADDITIONAL TERM BY GIVING THE CONTRACTOR A WRITTEN NOTICE NOT LATER THAN 30 DAYS PRIOR TO THE EXPIRATION OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT TERM.

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

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

   
Item: 13.  PURCHASING REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: Discussion and action on the request that the Purchasing Manager for Financial Services, Purchasing Division, be authorized to issue a Purchase Order to Basic Industries, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO BASIC INDUSTRIES, INC., THE COOPERATIVE PURCHASING NETWORK (TCPN) CONTRACTOR, UNDER CONTRACT NUMBER R4539 (AREA JOB ORDER CONTRACT) FOR THE CENTRAL FIRE STATION HVAC PROJECT FOR THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $990,766 TO FUND THE BASE BID AND ALTERNATE NUMBER 1.

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: FIRE DEPARTMENT

AWARD TO: BASIC INDUSTRIES, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: BASE BID I: $882,317

ALTERNATE #1: $108,449

TOTAL AWARD $990,766

ACCOUNT NO: PROJECT NUMBER - PFI06001, ACCOUNT - 508027

FUNDING SOURCE: 2006 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

REFERENCE NO.: 2007-240

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.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN BUT WHICH DO NOT INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT AS AWARDED IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,000 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL.

THIS IS A LUMP-SUM CONTRACT.

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

[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 NO
5 Rep. Quintana NO
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 14A.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Section 17, Block 81, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railway Surveys, ZON07-00050 Subject Property: 4991 Fred Wilson Avenue."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF SECTION 17, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING) DISTRICT TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL) DISTRICT. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 4991 FRED WILSON AVENUE. APPLICANT: HUMANE SOCIETY OF EL PASO, INC. ZON07-00050 (DISTRICT 2) [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. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 14B.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON07-00051 to allow for an animal crematory on the property described as a portion of Section 17, Block 81, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railway Surveys, Subject Property:  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON07-00051 TO ALLOW FOR AN ANIMAL CREMATORY ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF SECTION 17, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.42.040(R) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 4991 FRED WILSON AVENUE. APPLICANT: HUMANE SOCIETY OF EL PASO, INC. ZON07-00051 (DISTRICT 2)

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

   
Item: 14C.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON07-00052 to allow for a veterinary clinic on the property described as a portion of Section 17, Block 81, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railway Surveys, Subject Property:  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON07-00052 TO ALLOW FOR A VETERINARY CLINIC ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF SECTION 17, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.42.040(P) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 4991 FRED WILSON AVENUE. APPLICANT: HUMANE SOCIETY OF EL PASO, INC. ZON07-00052 (DISTRICT 2)

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

   
Item: 14D.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON07-00038 to allow for a helistop on the property described as a portion of Lot 24, Block 63, Tierra Del Este Unit 41, Subject Property: East of Joe Battle Boulevard and   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON07-00038 TO ALLOW FOR A HELISTOP ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF LOT 24, BLOCK 63, TIERRA DEL ESTE UNIT 41, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.08.203 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF JOE BATTLE BOULEVARD AND NORTH OF TIERRA CORTEZ AVENUE. APPLICANT: TENET HOSPITALS LIMITED. ZON07-00038 (DISTRICT 5) [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. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 15.  PUBLIC HEARING - HUMAN RESOURCES: An Ordinance amending Ordinance 8065, Civil Service Rules and Regulations"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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, SUSPENSION, REDUCTIONS, DISCHARGE; RULE 17, EMPLOYEES SEEKING PUBLIC OFFICE; RULE 18, UNCLASSIFIED SERVICE; RULE 19, DEPARTMENTAL RULES; RULE 20, LAY-OFFS, JOB RIGHTS, REINSTATEMENT; RULE 23, RESIDENCY; RULE 24, GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE; RULE 25, DRIVERS SAFETY STANDARDS; RULE 27, NON-DISCRIMINATION; RULE 28, SAFETY; RULE 29, OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT; AND 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 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: 16A.  REGULAR AGENDA BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2007-1132 GENERAL SERVICES to increase appropriations to cover equipment maintenance expenditures, parts purchases, and fuel expenditures for FY 2007 due to more accident damage, higher fuel costs, curbside recyling   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2007-1132 GENERAL SERVICES

BUDGET TRANSFER IS TO INCREASE APPROPRIATIONS TO COVER EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE EXPENDITURES, PARTS PURCHASES, AND FUEL EXPENDITURES FOR FY 2007 DUE TO MORE ACCIDENT DAMAGE, HIGHER FUEL COSTS, CURBSIDE RECYLING AND STORM RELATED INCREASES.

INCREASE $600,000 TO EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE REVENUE

INCREASE $600,000 TO INVENTORY PURCHASES & EQUIPMENT OUTSIDE REPAIRS

INCREASE $200,000 TO FUEL AND LUBRICANT SALES

INCREASE $200,000 TO FUEL INVENTORY PURCHASES

(ALL DISTRICTS)

[OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4011]

[GENERAL SERVICES, JEFF BELLES, (915) 621-6822]

   
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: 16B.  REGULAR AGENDA BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2007-1155 AIRPORT to set up an appropriation to cover the costs of bid letting and construction of a 150-acre Industrial Park located at the intersection of Global Reach Drive and George Perry Drive."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2007-1155 AIRPORT

THE BUDGET TRANSFER IS TO SET UP AN APPROPRIATION TO COVER THE COSTS OF BID LETTING AND CONSTRUCTION OF A 150-ACRE INDUSTRIAL PARK LOCATED AT THE INTERSECTION OF GLOBAL REACH DRIVE AND GEORGE PERRY DRIVE.

INCREASE $10,460,000 TO FUND BALANCE TRANSFER

INCREASE $10,460,000 TO CONSTRUCTION

(DISTRICT 2)

[OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4011]

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

   
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: 16C.  REGULAR AGENDA BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2007-1157 AIRPORT to set up an appropriation to cover the cost of reconstruction of Taxiway J."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2007-1157 AIRPORT

THE BUDGET TRANSFER IS TO SET UP AN APPROPRIATION TO COVER THE COST OF RECONSTRUCTION OF TAXIWAY J.

INCREASE $10,896,228 TO FUND BALANCE TRANSFER

INCREASE $10,896,228 TO CONSTRUCTION

(DISTRICT 2)

[OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4011]

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

   
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: 17.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing a reduction in the City Of El Paso's extraterritorial jurisdiction "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A REDUCTION IN THE CITY OF EL PASO'S EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION BY A TOTAL OF 636 ACRES LOCATED IN TRACT 3 C.D. STEWART SURVEY NUMBER 321, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND A FURTHER REDUCTION IN THE CITY OF EL PASO'S EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION BY 5 ACRES LOCATED IN TRACTS 3 AND 7, SECTION 21, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 3, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEY, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (EASTERN ETJ) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, FRANK DELGADO, (915) 541-4238]

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

   
Item: 18A.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on issues related to Storm 2006. "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON ISSUES RELATED TO STORM 2006.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 18B.  CITY MANAGER: FY 2008 Budget Update - Final Wrap Up"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

FY 2008 BUDGET UPDATE - FINAL WRAP UP

[OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4777

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 18C.  CITY MANAGER: Bi-national Design Competition Report from Creative Class Leadership Project"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

BI-NATIONAL DESIGN COMPETITION REPORT FROM CREATIVE CLASS LEADERSHIP PROJECT [MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, ANGELA MORA, (915) 541-4280

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX1.  Bankruptcy matters related to Physicians Specialty Hospital of El Paso - East. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO AUTHORIZES THE CITY ATTORNEY TO TAKE ANY AND ALL ACTION TO PROTECT THE CITY’S INTEREST AND POSITION BOTH AFFIRMATIVE AND DEFENSIVE, AS NECESSARY, RELATED TO PHYSICIANS SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF EL PASO - EAST AND ITS CHAPTER 11 BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING CAUSE NO. 07-30633 PENDING IN THE U.S. BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS. THIS MOTION IS INTENDED TO GRANT BROAD AUTHORITY TO THE CITY ATTORNEY TO TAKE ANY ACTION NECESSARY TO ADDRESS THESE MATTERS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE INITIATION OF AND RESPONSE TO, LITIGATION, COMPLAINTS AND ANY OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE OR JUDICIAL PROCEEDING OR PROCESS, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE CITY MANAGER. THIS AUTHORIZATION ALSO AUTHORIZES THE CITY ATTORNEY TO RETAIN OUTSIDE COUNSEL IN CONNECTION WITH THIS MATTER.

BANKRUPTCY MATTERS RELATED TO PHYSICIANS SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF EL PASO - EAST. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIE TAYLOR, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX2.  Claim of AGI Marketing Solutions, Our File No. 07-C-141 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT, AND SIGN ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE CLAIM OF AGI MARKETING SOLUTIONS, OUR FILE NO. 07-C-141.

CLAIM OF AGI MARKETING SOLUTIONS, OUR FILE NO. 07-C-141 (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 NO
5 Rep. Quintana ABSTAIN
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX3.  Discussion and action regarding Kimberly Heights - Pratt Ave. sidewalks "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO PURSUE ALL LEGAL REMEDIES AVAILABLE TO IT AGAINST THE OWNERS OF 11417 AND 11429 PRATT AVENUE REFERENCE KIMBERLY HEIGHTS - PRATT AVENUE SIDEWALKS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING KIMBERLY HEIGHTS - PRATT AVE. SIDEWALKS (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KARLA M. NIEMAN (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 ABSTAIN
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX4.  Discussion and action regarding Wagner Caterpillar's proposal"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT, AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE WAGNER CATERPILLAR’S PROPOSAL.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING WAGNER CATERPILLAR'S PROPOSAL (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KARLA M. NIEMAN (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 ABSTAIN
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX5.  Fong et al v. City of El Paso, Cause #2007-2900."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO AND SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE CASTRO THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE A TEMPORARY INJUNCTION REGARDING ENFORCEMENT OF ORDINANCE 016624 AND TO SIGN ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS REGARDING A TEMPORARY INJUNCTION PENDING LITIGATION OF THE CASE ON ITS MERITS IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED JOSE F. FONG VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2007-2900. THE MOTION FAILED

FONG ET AL V. CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE #2007-2900. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, HADLEY HUCHTON, 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX6.  Claim of Perspectiva, Our File No 06-C-017A/ENG,"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE CLAIM ENTITLED PERSPECTIVA REGARDING THE INTERNATIONAL TRANSIT TERMINAL; OUR FILE NO. 06-C-017A/ENG.

CLAIM OF PERSPECTIVA, OUR FILE NO 06-C-017A/ENG, (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MICHELE C. DALY (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 ABSTAIN
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE


 
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