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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL AND SPECIAL MASS TRANSIT MEETING
Date: 8/21/2007
 
   
Item: NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ALL MATTERS LISTED UNDER THE CONSENT AGENDA, INCLUDING THOSE ON THE ADDITION TO THE AGENDA, WILL BE CONSIDERED BY CITY COUNCIL TO BE ROUTINE AND WILL BE ENACTED BY ONE MOTION UNLESS SEPARATE DISCUSSION IS REQUESTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS. PRIOR TO THE VOTE, MEMBERS OF THE AUDIENCE MAY ASK QUESTIONS REGARDING ITEMS ON THE CONSENT AGENDA. WHEN THE VOTE HAS BEEN TAKEN, IF AN ITEM HAS NOT BEEN CALLED OUT FOR SEPARATE DISCUSSION, THE ITEM HAS BEEN APPROVED. COUNCIL MAY, HOWEVER, RECONSIDER ANY ITEM AT ANY TIME DURING THE MEETING. THE WORDING OF ALL AGENDA ITEMS SHALL APPEAR IN THE MINUTES OF THIS MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL AS POSTED, UNLESS OTHERWISE REVISED BY THIS OR OTHER MOTION OF COUNCIL, WITHOUT THE NECESSITY OF THE CITY CLERK READING THE WORDING OF EACH ITEM INTO THE RECORD.

1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF AUGUST 14, 2007, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES OF AUGUST 13, 2007 (JOINT MEETING WITH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT).

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF AUGUST 14, 2007, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES OF AUGUST 13, 2007 (JOINT MEETING WITH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT). [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBER:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBER:

ANN MORGAN LILLY

3A. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ALBERTO CIPRIANO AND JULIA G. CIPRIANO.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ALBERTO CIPRIANO AND JULIA G. CIPRIANO FOR THE PURCHASE OF

1575 SQUARE FEET, MORE OR LESS, BEING THE SOUTHERLY 15 FEET OF LOT 8, BLOCK 17, FRANKLIN HILLS, UNIT TWO, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, ALSO KNOWN AS 6398 FRANKLIN SUMMIT,

TO BE ACQUIRED FOR A STORM 2006 PROJECT KNOWN AS THE FRANKLIN SUMMIT DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER, OR HER DESIGNEE, BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO ACCOMPLISH THE INTENT OF THIS RESOLUTION.

PROJECT #: PSTM06 PW111-0; FUND: 27264; DEPARTMENT: 14200500; ACCOUNT: 508000 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, 541-4853]

3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY LEDESMA'S, THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2006-066.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY LEDESMA'S, THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2006-066 PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION C 8A OF THE CONTRACT CLAUSES DUE TO CONVENIENCE AND THAT THE TERMINATION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AS OF AUGUST 21ST 2007. DEPARTMENT: STREETS (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG (915) 541-4313]

3C. RESOLUTION: REQUEST TO APPROVE AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT, NONPROFIT SUBSCRIBER AGREEMENT AND RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EL PASO TO PARTICIPATE IN THE TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL BOARDS, INC., COOPERATIVE PURCHASING BUYBOARD.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST TO APPROVE AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT, NONPROFIT SUBSCRIBER AGREEMENT AND RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EL PASO TO PARTICIPATE IN THE TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL BOARDS, INC., COOPERATIVE PURCHASING BUYBOARD. ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED AUTHORIZATION FOR THE PURCHASING MANAGER TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS AS NECESSARY TO PURCHASE AGAINST BUYBOARD CONTRACTS AS APPROPRIATE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER.

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER GRANTING THE USE OF A CITY VEHICLE BY THE EL PASO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE SYSTEM (EMSS) MEDICAL DIRECTOR TO PERFORM THE DUTIES OF HIS POSITION INCLUDING RESPONSE AND ON-SCENE MEDICAL OVERSIGHT. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FIRE DEPARTMENT, MANUEL CHAVIRA, 915-771-1000]

"3E. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LEASE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, FORT BLISS MILITARY INSTALLATION, BIGGS ARMY AIRFIELD, TEXAS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LEASE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, FORT BLISS MILITARY INSTALLATION, BIGGS ARMY AIRFIELD, TEXAS, TO LEASE MILITARY RESERVATION PROPERTY FOR PUBLIC AND RECREATIONAL PURPOSES, SPECIFICALLY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF A SOCCER COMPLEX. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PARKS AND RECREATION, BARRY RUSSELL, (915) 541-4292]

"4A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: JANE RATCLIFF TO THE GREATER EL PASO CIVIC, CONVENTION AND TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

JANE RATCLIFF TO THE GREATER EL PASO CIVIC, CONVENTION AND TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4.

[REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400

"4B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: MIGUEL GRIJALVA TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

MIGUEL GRIJALVA TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

"4C. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: MARGIE AGUILAR-DESROSIERS TO BUILDING & STANDARDS COMMISSION.

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

MARGIE AGUILAR-DESROSIERS TO BUILDING & STANDARDS COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: HUGO A. GARDEA TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION.

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

HUGO A. GARDEA TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., DISTRICT 6. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., (915)-541-4178]

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) (ALL DISTRICTS) [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369

ATTACHMENT A

TAX REFUNDS

AUGUST 21, 2007

A. NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,870.50 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-1330-1000).

B. SIERRA TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,580.42 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #F524-999-0050-1300)

C. GABRIELA MUNOZ IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,863.11 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #S380-999-0040-7870).

7. DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES: COUNCIL RATIFICATION OF CONTRACTS FOR THE ACQUISITION OF PROPERTIES AFFECTED BY STORM 2006.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

COUNCIL RATIFICATION OF CONTRACTS FOR THE ACQUISITION OF PROPERTIES AFFECTED BY STORM 2006 AND FOR BRIDGE ASSISTANCE ON PURCHASE OF REPLACEMENT PROPERTIES IN THE AREA REFERRED TO AS THE SAIPAN & MOWAD SUBDIVISION. SUCH CONTRACTS WERE ENTERED INTO BY THE CITY MANAGER UNDER THE AUTHORITY GRANTED BY COUNCIL IN THE SEPTEMBER 19, 2006, RESOLUTION.

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

8A. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO TEXAS CABLE PARTNERS LP D/B/A TIME WARNER CABLE.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO TEXAS CABLE PARTNERS LP D/B/A TIME WARNER CABLE, THE SOLE SOURCE UNDER LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 252.0215 7C, (OTHER UTILITY SERVICES) AND THE CURRENT PROVIDER OF SERVICE OF GOVERNMENT ACCESS PROGRAMMING TO THE CITY OF EL PASO ON CABLE CHANNEL 15 AS MANDATED BY SENATE BILL 5. THIS WILL ALLOW THE SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION FOR GOVERNMENT ACCESS PROGRAMMING TO THE CITY OF EL PASO. BILLING WILL BE DONE ON A MONTH TO MONTH BASIS AT A RATE OF $6,700.00 PER MONTH UNTIL COMPLETION OF THE TRANSITION PERIOD.

DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION SERVICES

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $46,900 (7 MONTHS)

ACCOUNT NO.: 39010351 - 01101 - 502205

FUNDING SOURCE: INFORMATION SERVICES, OPERATING ACCOUNT,

OUTSIDE CONTRACT NOC

REFERENCE NO.: 2007-244

DISTRICT(S): CITYWIDE

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

"8B. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO AUTOVU TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER(S) TO AUTOVU TECHNOLOGIES, INC., THE SOLE SOURCE MANUFACTURER AND THE SOLE PROVIDER OF THE AUTOPATROL LAW ENFORCEMENT LICENSE PLATE RECOGNITION UNIT AND ITS ASSOCIATED SOFTWARE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $50,800.

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

TOTAL AMOUNT: $50,800

ACCOUNT NO.: 508007-05918-21150002-G210702 ($30,000.00)

508010-16371-21150060-P500231 ($20,800.00)

FUNDING SOURCE: AUTO THEFT PREVENTION AUTHORITY GRANT FY2007 AND

FEDERAL CONFISCATED FUNDS

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2007-246

DISTRICT(S): ALL

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

8C. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO EXTEND CONTRACT 2004-021R (PUBLIC OFFICIALS ERRORS & OMISSIONS LIABILITY INSURANCE)

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CONTRACT 2004-021R (PUBLIC OFFICIALS ERRORS & OMISSIONS LIABILITY INSURANCE) WHICH WAS AWARDED ON FEBRUARY 3, 2004, TO THE VENDOR LISTED BELOW, FOR ONE (1) ADDITIONAL YEAR, FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 2007, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2008.

DEPARTMENT: OMB/INSURANCE & BENEFITS

AWARD TO: ROGERS & BELDING INSURANCE AGENCY, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

OPTION NO.: ONE OF TWO

ACCOUNT NO.: 99010273 - 01101 - 504402

FUNDING SOURCE: OMB/INSURANCE & BENEFITS, OPERATING ACCOUNT, GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE EX

ESTIMATED ANNUAL AMOUNT: $235,250

DISTRICT(S): ALL

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

9. BID: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-211 (AUTO BRAKE SHOES, PADS & HARDWARE) TO MAIN AUTO PARTS.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-211 (AUTO BRAKE SHOES, PADS & HARDWARE) TO MAIN AUTO PARTS FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $210,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES- FLEET DIVISION

AWARD TO: MAIN AUTO PARTS

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): #1 TO #5

OPTION: VENDOR OFFERS THE CITY THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT AT THE SAME UNIT PRICES FOR TWO (2) ADDITIONAL YEAR(S) IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN THREE YEARS FROM THE DATE OF THE AWARD. VENDOR ALSO OFFERS THE CITY A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT OF 2% TEN (10) DAYS.

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $70,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 503121 - 45202

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT, FLEET SERVICES INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $210,000

DISTRICT(S): ALL

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF THIRTY SIX (36) 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]

10. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2007-1249 EL PASO CONVENTION & PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2007-1249 EL PASO CONVENTION & PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

BUDGET TRANSFER IS TO COVER UNANTICIPATED INCREASES IN ELECTRICITY NEEDS FOR FY 2007 AND TO REFLECT THE ADDITIONAL REVENUE EARNED BY THE CONVENTION CENTER, WHICH WILL OFFSET EXISTING EXPENDITURES.

INCREASE $169,108 FUND BALANCE TRANSFER

INCREASE $169,108 ELECTRICITY

INCREASE $100,000 FACILITY RENTALS REVENUE

INCREASE $100,000 MANAGEMENT CONSULTING SERVICES

(ALL DISTRICTS)

[EL PASO CONVENTION & PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, WILLIAM BLAZIEK, (915) 534-0608]

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 5B.  BOARD APPOINTMENT: Fernando Chacon, Jr. to the Civil Service Commission."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

FERNANDO CHACON, JR. TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., DISTRICT 6. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., (915)-541-4178]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 5C.  BOARD APPOINTMENT: Raymundo Rodriguez to the Civil Service Commission.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

RAYMUNDO RODRIGUEZ TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 11A.  - 11D. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:

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

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

11A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.040 SCHEDULE IV (PARKING PROHIBITED DURING CERTAIN HOURS ON CERTAIN STREETS), PARAGRAPH H (NO PARKING 7:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M.) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO ADD A NEW LOCATION OF COMMERCE AVENUE BETWEEN HUMBLE PLACE AND HAWKINS BOULEVARD, BOTH SIDES. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.85.110 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE; AND 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 DELETE PARAGRAPH 138. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 3) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, 541-4035]

11B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 8064 (CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN) TO AMEND THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN IN ITS ENTIRETY. (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA B. THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 28, 2007, FOR ITEMS 11A -11B

11C. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE SPECIAL WARRANTY DEEDS OR OTHER DOCUMENTS AS REQUIRED FOR THE PHASED SALE AND CONVEYANCE AS RECOMMENDED BY THE PRESIDENT/CEO OF EL PASO WATER UTILITIES OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY TO HUNT COMMUNITIES, LLC, THE HIGHEST BIDDER, SUCH LAND TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 4,832.99 ACRES OF LAND OUT OF PORTIONS OF SECTIONS 17, 18, 19, AND 20, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, AND SECTIONS 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, AND 23, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, LOCATED IN NORTHEAST EL PASO. (DISTRICT 4) [EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, ROBERT D. ANDRON, (915) 594-5607]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 4, 2007, FOR ITEMS 11C

11D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 1C, BLOCK 8, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. APPLICANT: JOSE MANUEL HERNANDEZ. ZON07-00061 (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, FRANK DELGADO, (915) 541-4238]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 11, 2007, FOR ITEMS 11D

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 NOT PRESENT
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Request that the Purchasing Manager for Financial Services, Purchasing Division be authorized to exercise the City's option to extend Contract 2004-088R (800 MHz Trunked Simulcast Radio System/800 MHz Conventional System Fixed Equipm  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CONTRACT 2004-088R (800 MHZ TRUNKED SIMULCAST RADIO SYSTEM/800 MHZ CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM FIXED EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE) WHICH WAS AWARDED ON AUGUST 29, 2006, TO THE VENDOR LISTED BELOW, FOR ONE (1) ADDITIONAL YEAR, FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 2007, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2008.

DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

AWARD TO: MOTOROLA, INC.

ALBUQUERQUE, NM

OPTION NO.: TWO OF FIVE

ACCOUNT NO.: 39010352 - 01101 - 502229

FUNDING SOURCE: INFORMATION SERVICES OPERATING ACCOUNT,

OFFICE EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS

ANNUAL TOTAL: $641,828.52

DISTRICT(S): ALL

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 13A.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 1, Block C, Christy Tract, Subject Property: 481 Yarbrough Drive., ZON07-00057 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: A PORTION OF TRACT 1, BLOCK C, CHRISTY TRACT, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-4 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 481 YARBROUGH DRIVE. APPLICANT: CARLOS CARRILLO. ZON07-00057 (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARLAN GREER, (915) 541-4723]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 13B.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance vacating a portion of the dam site and drainage right-of-way as shown on the plat of Claussen Canyon, SUB07-00021 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE VACATING A PORTION OF THE DAM SITE AND DRAINAGE RIGHT-OF-WAY AS SHOWN ON THE PLAT OF CLAUSSEN CANYON, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. LOCATION: NORTHEAST LOCATION FROM THE INTERSECTION OF LOST PADRE MINE DRIVE AND CAMINO ALTO DRIVE, A PORTION OF CLAUSSEN CANYON DAM SITE AND DRAINAGE RIGHT-OF-WAY. APPLICANT: PAUL L. FOSTER. SUB07-00021 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA STOKES, (915) 541-4627]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13C.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 5. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 5, EL PASO CITY CODE (BUSINESS TAXES, LICENSES AND REGULATIONS), CHAPTER 5.24 (CHARITABLE SOLICITATIONS), BY AMENDING SECTION 5.24.010 (DEFINITIONS) IN ITS ENTIRETY, BY DELETING SECTION 5.24.020 (CHARITABLE SOLICITATIONS COMMISSION) IN ITS ENTIRETY AND AMENDING SECTION 5.24.150 (DENIAL OF A PERMIT) TO ALLOW FOR AN ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS PROCESS. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 1.08.010 - 1.08.030 OF THE CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4557]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
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: 13D.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance vacating all of a 15-foot wide alley (0.0413 acres of land) east of Lot 7, Block 8, Home Improvement Co. Subdivision, SUB07-00036"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE VACATING ALL OF A 15-FOOT WIDE ALLEY (0.0413 ACRES OF LAND) EAST OF LOT 7, BLOCK 8, HOME IMPROVEMENT CO. SUBDIVISION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. SUB07-00036 (DISTRICT 6)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MICHELLE PADILLA (915) 541-4903]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 14A.  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 6, CERTIFICATION; RULE 7, PROVISIONAL AND TEMPORARY APPOINTMENTS; RULE 8, APPLICATIONS; RULE 9, EXAMINATION, MARKING, AND RATING; RULE 10, ORIGINAL ENTRANCE EXAMINATION; RULE 11, PROMOTIONAL PROCESS; RULE 12, ELIGIBLE LISTS; RULE 13, LEAVE OF ABSENCE, RESIGNATION, SICK LEAVE, AND VACATIONS; RULE 14, EFFICIENCY RATINGS; RULE 26, PERMANENT PART-TIME EMPLOYEES. (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA B. THOMAS, (915) 541-4509

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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.  PULBIC HEARING - HUMAN RESOURCES: An Ordinance granting authority to the City Manager or the Department Head to enter into and sign certain Personal and Professional Service Contracts, and all Employment and Volunteer Service Contracts"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING AUTHORITY TO THE CITY MANAGER OR THE DEPARTMENT HEAD TO ENTER INTO AND SIGN CERTAIN PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE CONTRACTS, AND ALL EMPLOYMENT AND VOLUNTEER SERVICE CONTRACTS ON BEHALF OF THE CITY AND TO REPEAL ORDINANCE NO. 16072 PERTAINING TO THE SAME SUBJECT. (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA B. THOMAS, (915) 541-4509

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 15A.  PUBLIC HEARING - OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET: Second public hearing on the City of El Paso's proposed property tax rate increase. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CLOSE THE SECOND PUBLIC HEARING

SECOND PUBLIC HEARING ON THE CITY OF EL PASO'S PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX RATE INCREASE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4777]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 15B.  PUBLIC HEARING - OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET: Public hearing on the proposed budget for the City of El Paso for fiscal year 2008. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING

PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED BUDGET FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR FISCAL YEAR 2008. (ALL DISTRICTS) [OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4777

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 16.  OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the Proposed Budget for the City of El Paso, filed by the City Manager with the City Clerk on July 2, 2007, is hereby approved and adopted by the City Council as amended, as the  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED TO APPROVE THE RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE BUDGET AMENDMENT READ INTO THE RECORD BY MR. DAVID ALMONTE, DIRECTOR OF OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, REGARDING THE REVENUE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE FEE 403145, TRASH COLLECTION SERVICES, TO ADD THE WORD “MONTHLY”.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE PROPOSED BUDGET FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, FILED BY THE CITY MANAGER WITH THE CITY CLERK ON JULY 2, 2007, IS HEREBY APPROVED AND ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AS AMENDED, AS THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2008 FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4777]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 17A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on directing staff to develop an interlocal agreement and program that would enable the City to sell ''struck off'' properties at a minimal price in order to create more affordable housing options for El Pasoans.  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DIRECT STAFF TO DEVELOP AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT AND PROGRAM

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON DIRECTING STAFF TO DEVELOP AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT AND PROGRAM THAT WOULD ENABLE THE CITY TO SELL ''STRUCK OFF'' PROPERTIES AT A MINIMAL PRICE IN ORDER TO CREATE MORE AFFORDABLE HOUSING OPTIONS FOR EL PASOANS. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 17B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding the wording used when posting a Special City Council Meeting as opposed to the wording and/or procedures used when posting a ''Presentation'' for City Council and the public when City Representatives do  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE WORDING USED WHEN POSTING A SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING AS OPPOSED TO THE WORDING AND/OR PROCEDURES USED WHEN POSTING A ''PRESENTATION'' FOR CITY COUNCIL AND THE PUBLIC WHEN CITY REPRESENTATIVES DO NOT NECESSARILY NEED TO BE PRESENT.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 17C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding the following: The ceasing of the contract between the City of El Paso and the El Paso Community College for the relocation of the Cielo Vista Library from the Multi-Purpose Center to the El Paso Commu  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE FOLLOWING: THE CEASING OF THE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOR THE RELOCATION OF THE CIELO VISTA LIBRARY FROM THE MULTI-PURPOSE CENTER TO THE EL PASO COMMUNITY COLLEGE; WHY THE CITY LIBRARY SHOULD STAY ON CITY PROPERTY AND REMAIN AT THE MULTI-PURPOSE CENTER TO CREATE A FAMILY ATMOSPHERE THERE FOR EVERYONE INCLUDING SENIORS, YOUTH AND STUDENTS; AND WHY THE CITY OF EL PASO SHOULD NOT HAVE TO SPEND TAXPAYERS' MONEY FOR ACQUISITION COSTS. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 18.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution that City staff adopt policy guidelines when identified parcels of the City of El Paso's real property are processed for sale or other disposition."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT CITY STAFF ADOPT POLICY GUIDELINES WHEN IDENTIFIED PARCELS OF THE CITY OF EL PASO'S REAL PROPERTY ARE PROCESSED FOR SALE OR OTHER DISPOSITION. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4293]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 19.  CITY MANAGER: Regional tourism research through the application of networks - An MCAD-Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez (UACJ) Project. "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

REGIONAL TOURISM RESEARCH THROUGH THE APPLICATION OF NETWORKS - AN MCAD-UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA DE CIUDAD JUAREZ (UACJ) PROJECT.

[MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, YOLANDA ALAMEDA, (915) 541-4896]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX1.  Claim of Armando Montanez, Our File No. 07-C-093/Police. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT CLAIMANTS’ SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE CLAIM OF ARMANDO MONTANEZ, OUR FILE NO. 07-C-093.

CLAIM OF ARMANDO MONTANEZ, OUR FILE NO. 07-C-093/POLICE. (551.071)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
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: EX2.  Workers' Compensation subrogation interest regarding Kenny Huynh."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY SETTLE ITS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SUBROGATION INTEREST IN THE CLAIM OF KENNY HUYNH, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER AND/OR THE CITY ATTORNEY, OR HIS DESIGNEE, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO EFFECTUATE THAT AUTHORITY.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION SUBROGATION INTEREST REGARDING KENNY HUYNH. (551.071). [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIA GUADALUPE MARTINEZ, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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:   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

"ADDN EX1. APPLICATION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC CO. FOR CERTIFICATE OF CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY FOR COMBINED CYCLE GENERATION STATION - NEWMAN 5, SOAH DOCKET NO. 473-07-3572, DOCKET NO. 34494 "

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO GRANT THE AUTHORITY TO THE CITY ATTORNEY TO FILE A MOTION IN INTERVENTION ON BEHALF OF THE CITY FOR THE CERTIFICATE OF CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY FOR COMBINED CYCLE GENERATION STATION – NEWMAN 5 BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS PETITION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY, DOCKET NO. 34494, SOAH DOCKET NO. 473-07-3572.

APPLICATION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC CO. FOR CERTIFICATE OF CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY FOR COMBINED CYCLE GENERATION STATION - NEWMAN 5, BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF TEXAS, SOAH DOCKET NO. 473-07-3572, DOCKET NO. 34494 [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, BERTHA ONTIVEROS, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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. PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED BUDGET FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2008."

ACTION TAKEN: TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING

PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED BUDGET FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2008.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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 DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: MTB2.  Discussion and action on a Resolution that the Proposed Budget for Mass Transit Department, filed by the City Manager with the City Clerk on July 2, 2007, is hereby approved and adopted by the Mass Transit Board, as amended, as the Annual Budget for Fisca  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE PROPOSED BUDGET FOR MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT, FILED BY THE CITY MANAGER WITH THE CITY CLERK ON JULY 2, 2007, IS HEREBY APPROVED AND ADOPTED BY THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD, AS AMENDED, AS THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2008 FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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


 
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