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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL AND MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING
Date: 8/28/2007
 
   
Item: 1.  CITY MANAGER: Eventselpaso.com - El Paso events calendar launch: joint presentation from Museum of Cultural Affairs Department, Convention and Visitor's Bureau, and El Paso County. "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

EVENTSELPASO.COM - EL PASO EVENTS CALENDAR LAUNCH: JOINT PRESENTATION FROM MUSEUM OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT, CONVENTION AND VISITOR'S BUREAU, AND EL PASO COUNTY. [MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, YOLANDA ALAMEDA, (915) 541-4896]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

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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.

"2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF AUGUST 21, 2007, AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES OF AUGUST 15, 2007 (BUILDING LIVABLE COMMUNITIES), AUGUST 15, 2007 (FIRST PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED TAX RATE INCREASE), AUGUST 16, 2007 (BUILDING LIVABLE COMMUNITIES), AND AUGUST 22, 2007 (FEMA WORK SESSION) AND CORRECTED REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES FOR AUGUST 7, 2007, AND AUGUST 14, 2007. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

3. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

4A. RESOLUTION: AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A SECOND AMENDMENT TO FORGIVABLE LOAN AGREEMENT, A SUBORDINATION AGREEMENT, ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF A DEED OF TRUST, AND A RELEASE OF LIEN BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, AND BIENVIVIR SENIOR HEALTH SERVICES, AND JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A SECOND AMENDMENT TO FORGIVABLE LOAN AGREEMENT, A SUBORDINATION AGREEMENT, ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF A DEED OF TRUST, AND A RELEASE OF LIEN BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, AND BIENVIVIR SENIOR HEALTH SERVICES, AND JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., WHERE APPLICABLE, IN RELATION TO THE REFINANCING AND OPERATION OF A SENIOR ADULT DAY HEALTH CARE CENTER AND RESIDENTIAL ALZHEIMER UNIT ON THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2300 MCKINLEY AVENUE. (DISTRICT 2) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4643]

"4B. RESOLUTION: PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON 3204 FRANKFORT AVENUE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

3204 FRANKFORT AVENUE $3,864.78 FRANK ARTECHE AND MARTHA RUIZ

(DISTRICT 2) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, WILLIAM STERN, (915) 541-4800]

4C. 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: APPROVED

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] POSTPONED FROM 08-21-07

4D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER FOR MEDICAL DIRECTION, MEDICAL CONTROL, INFECTION CONTROL, AND ADVANCED MEDICAL TRAINING.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER FOR MEDICAL DIRECTION, MEDICAL CONTROL, INFECTION CONTROL, AND ADVANCED MEDICAL TRAINING. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FIRE DEPARTMENT, MANUEL CHAVIRA, (915) 771-1000]

4E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN BE AMENDED AS SET FORTH ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION BE APPROVED.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN BE AMENDED AS SET FORTH ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION BE APPROVED. (ATTACHMENT A). (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

CONSENT DOCUMENT 082807, HR, RESO

ATTACHMENT ''A''

RESOLUTIONS: THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN BE AMENDED AS SET FORTH ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT). [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA BALL THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF AIRFIELD MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 18325. THE GRADE IS GS 53.

SALARY RANGE: $31,615.83 - $50,516.57 (GS 53)

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF AIRPORT OPERATIONS MANAGER IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 14050. THE GRADE IS EX 5.

SALARY RANGE: $63,727.00 - $105,149.00 (EX 5)

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICER IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 15100. THE GRADE IS PM 128.

SALARY RANGE: $45,788.24 - $66,392.95 (PM 128)

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF MICROBIOLOGIST IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 13225. THE GRADE IS PM 124.

SALARY RANGE: $38,454.89 - $53,836.85 (PM 124)

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF UTILITY CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING DIVISION MANAGER IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 20100. THE GRADE IS EX 3.

SALARY RANGE: $77,109.00 - $127,231.00 (EX 3)

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF SENIOR PLANS EXAMINER IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 17343. THE GRADE IS PM 124.

SALARY RANGE: $38,454.89 - $53,836.85 (PM 124)

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF CAPITAL PROJECTS INSPECTOR IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 17285. THE GRADE IS GS 51.

SALARY RANGE: $29,286.64 - $45,123.66 (GS 51)

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF FISCAL OPERATIONS MANAGER IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 12200. THE GRADE IS EX 5.

SALARY RANGE: $63,727.00 - $105,149.00 (EX 5)

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF PRETREATMENT ASSISTANT MANAGER IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 13270. THE GRADE IS PM 125.

SALARY RANGE: $39,553.61 - $57,352.73 (PM 125)

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF PRETREATMENT MANAGER IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 13730. THE GRADE IS PM 132.

SALARY RANGE: $54,542.78 - $81,814.17 (PM 132)

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF UTILITY ENGINEERING DIVISION MANAGER IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 20110. THE GRADE IS EX 3.

SALARY RANGE: $77,109.00 - $127,231.00 (EX 3)

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF ASSISTANT MUNICIPAL CLERK IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 19115. THE GRADE IS PM 132.

SALARY RANGE: $54,542.78 - $81,814.17 (PM 132)

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF ARCHEOLOGY MUSEUM CURATOR IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 15243. THE GRADE IS PM 124.

SALARY RANGE: $38,454.89 - $53,836.85 (PM 124)

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF ARCHEOLOGY MUSEUM EDUCATION CURATOR IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 15233. THE GRADE IS PM 124.

SALARY RANGE: $38,454.89 - $53,836.85 (PM 124)

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF ART MUSEUM ASSISTANT CURATOR IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 15260. THE GRADE IS PM 122.

SALARY RANGE: $34,879.72 - $48,831.61 (PM 122)

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF ART MUSEUM ASSISTANT EDUCATION CURATOR IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 15250. THE GRADE IS PM 122.

ALARY RANGE: $34,879.72 - $48,831.61 (PM 122)

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF ART MUSEUM CURATOR IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 15240. THE GRADE IS PM 124.

SALARY RANGE: $38,454.89 - $53,836.85 (PM 124)

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF ART MUSEUM SENIOR EDUCATION CURATOR IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 15210. THE GRADE IS PM 125.

SALARY RANGE: $39,553.61 - $57,352.73 (PM 125)

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF HISTORY MUSEUM SENIOR CURATOR IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 15225. THE GRADE IS PM 125.

SALARY RANGE: $39,553.61 - $57,352.73 (PM 125)

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF HISTORY MUSEUM SENIOR EDUCATION CURATOR IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 15215. THE GRADE IS PM 125.

SALARY RANGE: $39,553.61 - $57,352.73 (PM 125)

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF STREETS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 17615. THE GRADE IS EX 3.

SALARY RANGE: $77,109.00 - $127,231.00 (EX 3)

5A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: MARJORIE MARTIE JOBE TO THE PUBLIC UTILITY REGULATION BOARD.

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

MARJORIE MARTIE JOBE TO THE PUBLIC UTILITY REGULATION BOARD BY MAYOR JOHN COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

5B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: PATRICIA VALDEZ-RIOS TO THE GREATER EL PASO CIVIC, CONVENTION, AND TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD.

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

PATRICIA VALDEZ-RIOS TO THE GREATER EL PASO CIVIC, CONVENTION, AND TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD BY MAYOR JOHN COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

6A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: IRASEMA CORONADO TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

IRASEMA CORONADO TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

6B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JOSEPH JIMENEZ TO THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD.

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JOSEPH JIMENEZ TO THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5.

[REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

6C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: SUSAN GOODMAN NOVICK TO THE HISTORY MUSEUM BOARD.

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

SUSAN GOODMAN NOVICK TO THE HISTORY MUSEUM BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

7A. PURCHASING REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO AUTOVU TECHNOLOGIES, INC. SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2007-246

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

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

DISTRICTS: ALL

[FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313] POSTPONED FROM 08-21-07

7B. PURCHASING REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO EXTEND CONTRACT 2004-021R (PUBLIC OFFICIALS ERRORS & OMISSIONS LIABILITY INSURANCE) ROGERS & BELDING INSURANCE AGENCY, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CONTRACT 2004-021R (PUBLIC OFFICIALS ERRORS & OMISSIONS LIABILITY INSURANCE) WHICH WAS AWARDED ON FEBRUARY 3, 2004, TO THE VENDOR LISTED BELOW, FOR ONE 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: $295,183

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

POSTPONED FROM 08-21-07

8A. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-212 (AERIAL BOOM LIFT, SELF PROPELLED) TO GLOBE ELECTRIC CO., INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-212 (AERIAL BOOM LIFT, SELF PROPELLED) TO GLOBE ELECTRIC CO., INC. FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $104,158.70.

DEPARTMENT: ZOO

AWARD TO: GLOBE ELECTRIC CO., INC.

HOUSTON, TEXAS

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM(S): 1. AERIAL BOOM LIFT, SELF PROPELLED - QTY. 1 @ $90,690/EACH

#O-1 WELDER PACKAGE @ $9,785

#O-2 GENERATOR @ $3,080

#O-3 PLATFORM WORK LIGHTS @ $477

#O-4 TOOL TRAY @ $126.70

OPTION: 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 NINETY DAYS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT. NO PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT WAS OFFERED.

ACCOUNT NO.: 508006 - 27507 - 37150068 - PFLESVC01

FUNDING SOURCE: EQUIPMENT REPLACEMENT FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $104,158.70

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

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]

8B. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-216 (FIRE STATION NO. 18 DRIVEWAY IMPROVEMENTS) TO BXW ELECTRICAL REBUILDERS, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-216 (FIRE STATION NO. 18 DRIVEWAY IMPROVEMENTS) TO BXW ELECTRICAL REBUILDERS, INC., FOR AN ESTIMATED TOTAL AMOUNT OF $44,532.25.

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.

DEPARTMENT: FIRE

AWARD TO: BXW ELECTRICAL REBUILDERS, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: BASE BID I: $44,532.25

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $44,532.25

ACCOUNT NO.: PBE04FI101-14200404-29158-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: 2004 BONDS

DISTRICT: 6

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

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER MAY, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION FROM CITY COUNCIL, APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE PROJECT 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 LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT

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

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

8C. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-235 (NEWSPAPER LEGAL NOTICES) TO TEXAS NEW MEXICO NEWSPAPER PARTNERSHIP DBA EL PASO TIMES AND INVESTOR PUBLICATIONS, INC. DBA EL PASO INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-235 (NEWSPAPER LEGAL NOTICES) TO TEXAS NEW MEXICO NEWSPAPER PARTNERSHIP DBA EL PASO TIMES AND INVESTOR PUBLICATIONS, INC. DBA EL PASO INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $300,000.

DEPARTMENT: FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: TEXAS NEW MEXICO NEWSPAPER PARTNERSHIP DBA EL PASO TIMES

EL PASO, TEXAS

VENDOR 2: INVESTOR PUBLICATIONS, INC.

DBA EL PASO INC., EL PASO, TEXAS



ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $100,000

ACCOUNT NO.: VARIOUS

FUNDING SOURCE: VARIOUS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $300,000

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A SERVICE REQUIREMENT TYPE CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, RECOMMENDS AWARD AS INDICATED. [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 YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9A.  INTRODUCTION: An Ordinance amending the 2025 Proposed Thoroughfare System as detailed in the Map Atlas of the Plan for El Paso. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

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 ADD A PROPOSED LEE TREVINO EXTENSION FROM NORTH LOOP DRIVE AND CONNECTING TO BORDER HIGHWAY (LOOP 375) THROUGH PADRES DRIVE. (DISTRICTS 6 & 7)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
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: 9B.  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.

9B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 16015 (GRANTING THE AUTHORITY TO THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO AND SIGN CERTAIN CONTRACTS ON BEHALF OF THE CITY AND TO SIGN CERTAIN DOCUMENTS) TO INCREASE CONTRACTING AUTHORITY CONSISTENT WITH SENATE BILL NO. 1765. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 4, 2007, FOR ITEMS 9B

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: 10A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: That the Resolution passed by City Council on July 3, 1984, adopting the document entitled ''Policy Statement, The Duties and Responsibilities of the Purchasing Director'' is hereby amended to conform to Senate Bill 1765."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE RESOLUTION PASSED BY CITY COUNCIL ON JULY 3, 1984, ADOPTING THE DOCUMENT ENTITLED ''POLICY STATEMENT, THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE PURCHASING DIRECTOR'' IS HEREBY AMENDED TO CONFORM TO SENATE BILL 1765 TO INCREASE THE THRESHOLD CONTRACT AMOUNT AT WHICH THE CITY MUST SEEK A COMPETITIVE BID FROM $25,000 TO $50,000 AND INCREASING QUOTATION PURCHASES UP TO $50,000. (ALL DISTRICTS) [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 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: 10B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: The award of Solicitation No. 2007-073R (City-Wide Energy and Operational Savings Program) to Johnson Controls, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-073R (CITY-WIDE ENERGY AND OPERATIONAL SAVINGS PROGRAM) TO JOHNSON CONTROLS, INC. FOR A TOTAL AWARD OF $240,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICE

AWARD TO: JOHNSON CONTROLS, INC.

IRVING, TX

ITEMS: ALL

ACCOUNT NO.: 31010328 - 01101 - 502226

FUNDING SOURCE: BUILDING MAINTENANCE-OPERATING ACCOUNT-

BLDG/FACILITIES MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS

TOTAL AWARD: $240,000

DISTRICTS: ALL

THE REVIEW COMMITTEE BASED ON EVALUATION FACTORS ESTABLISHED FOR THIS RFQ RECOMMEND AWARD TO JOHNSON CONTROLS, INC. THE HIGHEST RATED FIRM. THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND GENERAL SERVICE RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED.

ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE REVIEW AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY RELATED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

[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 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: 10C.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager is hereby authorized to submit an application to the Texas LoanSTAR Program."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO THE TEXAS LOANSTAR PROGRAM FOR A LOAN FROM AVAILABLE STATE FUNDING IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $5,000,000 FOR PROJECTS TO BE SELECTED BY THE CITY FOR IMPLEMENTING ENERGY SAVING IMPROVEMENTS AT CITY FACILITIES AND TO EXECUTE ANY AND ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS AND/OR AGREEMENTS RESULTING FROM APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4293]

   
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: 11A.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Professional Services Agreement between the City of El Paso and Frank X. Spencer & Associates, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND FRANK X. SPENCER & ASSOCIATES, INC. TO PERFORM PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''SURVEYING CONSULTING SERVICES'' IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,000,000 FOR TWO YEARS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING, JAVIER REYES, (915) 541-4630]

   
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: 11B.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager is hereby authorized to sign a Professional Services Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and Dorado Engineering, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND DORADO ENGINEERING, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR SURVEYING CONSULTING SERVICES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,000,000. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING, JAVIER REYES, (915) 541-4630]

   
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: 12.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of portions of Tracts 51 & 52, Cineque Park Subdivision, ZON07-00047"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DENIED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PORTIONS OF TRACTS 51 & 52, CINEQUE PARK SUBDIVISION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH-FARM) DISTRICT TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) DISTRICT. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8181 STARR AVENUE. APPLICANT: ALMA R. AVALOS ZON07-00047 (DISTRICT 7)

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

POSTPONED FROM 07-31-07 AND 08-14-07

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

   
Item: 13.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic)."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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, (915) 541-4035]

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

   
Item: 14.  PUBLIC HEARING - HUMAN RESOURCES: An Ordinance amending Ordinance 8064 (Classification and Compensation Plan) to amend the Classification and Compensation Plan in its entirety."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

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

   
Item: 15.  PUBLIC HEARING: OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET: An Ordinance Levying 2008 Taxes."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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: 16A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to determine whether the LULAC Fiesta De Las Flores ''Senior Dance''"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: FINDING A PUBLIC PURPOSE IN THE LULAC FIESTA DE LAS FLORES SENIOR DANCE EVENT AND APPROVING THE USE OF DISCRETIONARY FUNDS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE LULAC FIESTA DE LAS FLORES ''SENIOR DANCE'' EVENT CAN BE CONSIDERED A MUNICIPAL PURPOSE AND WHETHER OR NOT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS CAN DONATE FROM THEIR DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO THIS EVENT AND DISCUSSION AND ACTION AS TO THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE TICKETS FOR SAID EVENT. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 16B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on proposed speed bump for 4400 General Maloney."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON PROPOSED SPEED BUMP FOR 4400 GENERAL MALONEY. REPRESENTATIVE CASTRO WOULD LIKE TO REVISIT THIS ISSUE TO SEE IF THE CITY CAN HONOR THE ORIGINAL APPROVAL OF THIS SPEED BUMP. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 16C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding a Resolution in support of Mayor John Cook's 2007-2008 candidacy for president-elect of the Texas Municipal League."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF MAYOR JOHN COOK'S 2007-2008 CANDIDACY FOR PRESIDENT-ELECT OF THE TEXAS MUNICIPAL LEAGUE. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

   
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: 16D.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action by City Council to consider an across the board reduction of the City of El Paso's budget by 2% for each department. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION BY CITY COUNCIL TO CONSIDER AN ACROSS THE BOARD REDUCTION OF THE CITY OF EL PASO'S BUDGET BY 2% FOR EACH DEPARTMENT.

[REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4189

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

   
Item: 17A.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that City Council adopt policies and priorities for the 34th Year (2008-2009) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and for the Fiscal Year 2008 Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) Progra  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT CITY COUNCIL ADOPT POLICIES AND PRIORITIES FOR THE 34TH YEAR (2008-2009) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM AND FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2008 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT (ESG) PROGRAM, ALL SUCH POLICIES AND PRIORITIES ATTACHED HERETO AS A THROUGH N; THAT CITY COUNCIL ESTABLISH OCTOBER 1, 2007, AS THE DEADLINE FOR THE SUBMISSION OF LETTERS OF INTENT FROM CDBG SOCIAL SERVICE AND ESG AGENCIES; THAT CITY COUNCIL ESTABLISH NOVEMBER 16, 2007, AS THE DEADLINE FOR CITY REPRESENTATIVE REQUESTS AND CITIZEN REQUEST FORMS; THAT CITY COUNCIL ESTABLISH NOVEMBER 26, 2007, AS THE DEADLINE FOR THE SUBMISSION OF ALL CDBG SOCIAL SERVICE AND ESG APPLICATION PACKETS; AND THAT CITY COUNCIL ESTABLISH JANUARY 11, 2008, AS THE FINAL DEADLINE FOR THE SUBMISSION OF 34TH YEAR CDBG HOUSING, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, PUBLIC FACILITIES, PLANNING AND CITY DEPARTMENT APPLICATION PACKETS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4643]

   
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: 17B.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Council approve, as corrected, the Neighborhood Improvement Program approved Thomas Manor Neighborhood Association."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVE, AS CORRECTED, THE NEIGHBORHOOD IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED THOMAS MANOR NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION PROJECT (DISTRICT 7) WHICH THE NIP REVIEW COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL IN THE AMOUNT OF $49,800; AND DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER OR DESIGNEE TO PROCEED WITH ALLOCATION OF THE FUNDS FROM THE CAPITAL BUDGET FOR THE THOMAS MANOR NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION NIP PROJECT, AS CORRECTED, IN ORDER TO BEGIN IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS APPROVED NIP PROJECT (DISTRICT 7) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4643]

   
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: 18.  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: EX1.  Jesus Luna, Jr. vs. City of El Paso, et. al., Cause No. EP-07-CA-0034. (551.071)"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

JESUS LUNA, JR. VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL., CAUSE NO. EP-07-CA-0034. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX2.  Claim of Carlos Marquez, Our File No. 07-C-087/Parks. (551.071)"
   
 

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 CARLOS MARQUEZ AS PARENT AND NEXT FRIEND OF DEANNA C. MARQUEZ, OUR FILE NO. 07-C-087/PARKS.

CLAIM OF CARLOS MARQUEZ, OUR FILE NO. 07-C-087/PARKS. (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 ABSTAIN
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Quintana ABSTAIN
6 Rep. Holguin ABSTAIN
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX3.  Claims Related to Raul Vargas. (551.071). "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY AS TO ALL CLAIMS RELATED TO THE INCIDENT INVOLVING RAUL VARGAS, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY, AND THAT THE OFFICE OF THE CITY MANAGER AND/OR THE CITY ATTORNEY, OR HIS DESIGNEE, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO EFFECTUATE THAT AUTHORITY.

CLAIMS RELATED TO RAUL VARGAS. (551.071).

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIA GUADALUPE MARTINEZ, (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 ABSTAIN
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX4.  Discussion and action on acquiring new facilities for the Parks Department's center programming and administration. (551.072) "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON ACQUIRING NEW FACILITIES FOR THE PARKS DEPARTMENT'S CENTER PROGRAMMING AND ADMINISTRATION. (551.072)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, ELAINE HENGEN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEETING
   
 

"MTB1. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CHAIRMAN IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR CONSULTING SERVICES [SUN METRO LNG/CNG FUELING CENTER IMPROVEMENTS] BY AND BETWEEN THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD OF THE CITY OF EL PASO AND BATH ENGINEERING CORPORATION."

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CHAIRMAN IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR CONSULTING SERVICES [SUN METRO LNG/CNG FUELING CENTER IMPROVEMENTS] BY AND BETWEEN THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD OF THE CITY OF EL PASO AND BATH ENGINEERING CORPORATION, A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TWENTY-EIGHT THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($28,750.00). (ACTION 07-44)

(ITEM POSTPONED FROM 8-14-07)

   
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: MTB2.  Discussion and action on a resolution that Section 2(E) of the Resolution adopted March 15, 2005 granting authority to the City Manager to negotiate and enter into certain contracts. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT SECTION 2(E) OF THE RESOLUTION ADOPTED MARCH 15, 2005 GRANTING AUTHORITY TO THE CITY MANAGER TO NEGOTIATE AND ENTER INTO CERTAIN CONTRACTS SPECIFIED BELOW ON BEHALF OF CITY SHALL BE AND IS HEREBY AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

E. AGREEMENTS, PURCHASE ORDERS AND OTHER SIMILAR DOCUMENTS AS DETERMINED TO BE NECESSARY IN CONNECTION WITH THE MAKING OR AWARDING OF CONTRACTS FOR THE ACQUISITION OF GOODS AND SERVICES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $50,000 PER ANNUM OR AN AGGREGATE OF $100,000 ON A MULTI-YEAR CONTRACT AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH CITY COUNCIL OR MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD APPROVED PURCHASING POLICIES AS APPLICABLE AND ALL AGREEMENTS AND SIMILAR DOCUMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH REVENUE-GENERATING CONTRACTS OR CONTRACTS RELATING TO THE PROVISION OF GOODS AND SERVICES BY PERSONS OR ORGANIZATIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT AT NO COST TO THE DEPARTMENT.

EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY HEREIN AMENDED, THE RESOLUTION DELEGATING AUTHORITY TO THE CITY MANAGER ADOPTED MARCH 15, 2005 SHALL REMAIN IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT.

DISTRICTS: ALL

CONTACT PERSON: TERRENCE FREIBURG, PURCHASING MANAGER, 541-4313. (ACTION 07-45)

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

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

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

   
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DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

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