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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 9/11/2007
 
   
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: REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 4, 2007.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 4, 2007. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS

ACTION TAKEN: UN-EXCUSE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO AS HE ARRIVED AT THE MEETING AT 9:48 A.M.

4. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: MICHAEL R. GIBSON TO THE AIRPORT BOARD

ACTION TAKNE: RE-APPOINTED

MICHAEL R. GIBSON TO THE AIRPORT BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: BUDDY RAY YORK TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

BUDDY RAY YORK TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS, TO FILL AN UNEXPIRED TERM, BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4.

[REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400

5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: PARK KERR TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

PARK KERR TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY. DISTRICT 1. [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915)541-4151]

5C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MANNY L. RAZO TO THE CITY ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

MANNY L. RAZO TO THE CITY ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

"5D. BOARD APPOINTMENT: RAYMUNDO RODRIGUEZ TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

RAYMUNDO RODRIGUEZ TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION, TO FILL AN UNEXPIRED TERM, BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2.

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

6. PURCHASING: PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CONTACT 2005-249 TO KINLOCH EQUIPMENT & SUPPLY, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CONTACT 2005-249 (VACTOR PROPRIETARY PARTS) WHICH WAS AWARDED ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2005, TO THE VENDOR LISTED BELOW, FOR TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS FROM SEPTEMBER 27, 2008, TO SEPTEMBER 26, 2010.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES-FLEET DIVISION

AWARD TO: KINLOCH EQUIPMENT & SUPPLY, INC.

ARLINGTON, TEXAS

OPTION NO.: ONE OF ONE

TOTAL AMOUNT: $60,000 (TOTAL FOR TWO YEARS EXTENSION)

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 503121 - 503127 - 45202

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES-FLEET DIVISION, FLEET SERVICES INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

8. BID: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-193 TO SOUTHWEST GROWTH CORPORATION.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-193 (MESA DRAIN SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS) TO SOUTHWEST GROWTH CORPORATION FOR AN ESTIMATED TOTAL AMOUNT OF $223,981.90.

DEPARTMENT: STREETS DEPARTMENT

AWARD TO: SOUTHWEST GROWTH CORPORATION

EL PASO, TEXAS

BASE BID I: $217,951.90

ALTERNATE 1: $ 6,030.

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $223,981.90

ACCOUNT NO. G7128CD0061 - 71150069 - 07760 - 508027

FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT

DISTRICT: 7

IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY CONTRACTS OR OTHER DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

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

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER MAY, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION FROM CITY COUNCIL, APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, WHICH ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW 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, ENGINEERING, AND STREETS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano NOT PRESENT
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: 3.  RESOLUTION: That the City expend additional available funding in the amount of $65,000 to CSA Engineers Contract Number 2006-132."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY EXPEND ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $65,000 TO CSA ENGINEERS TO FUND ADDITIONAL LABOR AND MATERIALS FOR CONTRACT NUMBER 2006-132, DAVIS DRIVE STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT. (DISTRICT 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 DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 7.  BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: Award of Solicitation No. 2007-226 to Carefree Janitorial Services and Global Clean. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: REJECTED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-226 (JANITORIAL SERVICES - CENTRAL AND WESTSIDE PARK FACILITIES) TO CAREFREE JANITORIAL SERVICES AND GLOBAL CLEAN FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $172,529.52.

DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: CAREFREE JANITORIAL SERVICES

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: 1A AND B AND 3A AND B

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $22,076.60

OPTION: EXTEND INITIAL TERM OF CONTRACT FOR TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS PRIOR TO EXPIRATION OF CURRENT TERM.

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $66,229.80

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: GLOBAL CLEAN

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: 2A AND B AND 4A AND B

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $35,433.24

OPTION: EXTEND INITIAL TERM OF CONTRACT FOR TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS PRIOR TO EXPIRATION OF CURRENT TERM.

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $106,299.72

ACCOUNT NO.: 51010256 - 01101 - 502206

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL FUNDS AND RECREATION CENTER USERS FEES

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $172,529.52

DISTRICTS: 1, 2, 3, AND 6

THIS IS A 36-MONTH CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND PARKS AND RECREATION RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE BIDDER OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

[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.  - 9B. 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.

9A. 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 ADD A NEW LOCATION ON THE EAST SIDE OF THE ALLEY FROM THE 900 BLOCK OF SAN ANTONIO E. AVENUE TO THE 900 BLOCK OF OVERLAND E. AVENUE BETWEEN SAINT VRAIN STREET AND VIRGINIA STREET. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

9B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.180 (NO STOPPING OR STANDING - TOW-AWAY ZONE), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD A NEW LOCATION OF CALLEROS COURT AND CHIHUAHUA STREET EAST SIDE FROM CALLEROS COURT TO ITS TERMINUS AND WEST SIDE FROM A POINT 60-FEET SOUTH OF CALLEROS COURT TO ITS TERMINUS. 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 341. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY)OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 18, 2007, FOR ITEMS 9A - 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 NOT PRESENT
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: 10.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2007-217 to Ballou Construction, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-217 (MICRO-SURFACING PROGRAM 2007) TO BALLOU CONSTRUCTION, INC., OF SALINA, KANSAS, FOR AN ESTIMATED TOTAL AMOUNT OF $609,840.

DEPARTMENT: STREETS

AWARD TO: BALLOU CONSTRUCTION, INC.

SALINA, KANSAS

ITEMS: BASE BID I: $609,840

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $609,840

OPTION: OPTION TO EXTEND 60 ADDITIONAL DAYS NO LATER THAN 15 DAYS PRIOR TO THE EXPIRATION OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT TERM.

ACCOUNT NO: PCP06ST011 - 99331117 - 27263 - 508027

FUNDING SOURCE: FY 06 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

DISTRICTS: ALL

IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY CONTRACTS OR OTHER DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

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

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE 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 FOR A PERIOD OF 60 DAYS.

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

[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 NO
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.  PUBLIC HEARINGS - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 1C, Block 8, Ysleta Grant, ZON07-00061 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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.  PUBLIC HEARINGS - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending the 2025 Proposed Thoroughfare System to add a proposed Lee Trevino extension from North Loop Drive and connecting to Border Highway (Loop 375) through Padres Drive. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED WITH THE POLICY GOALS STATED IN THE OUTLINE PRESENTED BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA WITH THREE CHANGES: TO MITIGATE THE IMPACT ON THE YSLETA DEL SUR NATION, TO NEGOTIATE WITH THE TRIBE; AND TO REQUEST A MINOR ARTERIAL, NOT A MAJOR ARTERIAL.

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 NO
4 Rep. Castro NO
5 Rep. Quintana NO
6 Rep. Holguin NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: 11C.  PUBLIC HEARINGS - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning Subject Property: south of Stan Robert Sr. Avenue and west of Dyer Street. ZON07-00003 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF SECTION 15, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL); PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF SECTION 10, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL); PARCEL 3: A PORTION OF SECTIONS 10, 11, AND 15, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL); PARCEL 4: A PORTION OF SECTION 11, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO A-2 (APARTMENT); PARCEL 5: A PORTION OF SECTIONS 2 AND 11, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL) ; PARCEL 6: A PORTION OF SECTION 10, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL); AND, PARCEL 7: A PORTION OF SECTION 10, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO A-2 (APARTMENT) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: SOUTH OF STAN ROBERT SR. AVENUE AND WEST OF DYER STREET. APPLICANTS: RANCHOS REAL IV, LTD AND DIRECT HOME SALES, INC. ZON07-00003 (DISTRICT 4) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

POSTPONED FROM 09-04-07

   
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: 12A.  PUBLIC HEARINGS - ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), to amend the speed limits on Carolina Drive."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS), SUBSECTION ''F'' (THIRTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR), AND SUBSECTION ''G'' (FORTY MILES PER HOUR), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND THE SPEED LIMITS ON CAROLINA DRIVE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICTS 3 & 7) [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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12B.  PUBLIC HEARINGS - 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 12.88.030 (SCHEDULE III - PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON CERTAIN STREETS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD A NEW LOCATION OF HIGH RIDGE DRIVE BETWEEN RESLER N. DRIVE AND THE ENTRANCE OF THE WESTSIDE REGIONAL PARK. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035] 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 ADD A NEW LOCATION OF HIGH RIDGE DRIVE BETWEEN RESLER N. DRIVE AND THE ENTRANCE OF THE WESTSIDE REGIONAL PARK. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE (DISTRICT 1) [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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12C.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Section 12.44.180, Subsection B"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.44 (STOPPING, STANDING, AND PARKING GENERALLY), SECTION 12.44.180 (REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO CERTAIN SPECIAL SITUATIONS), SUBSECTION B, TO AMEND TO READ FUNERAL ZONE: MUST BE ADJACENT TO A MORTUARY, FUNERAL HOME, OR CHURCH. VEHICLES OF THE MORTUARY OR FUNERAL HOME, WHILE USED IN ITS BUSINESS, MAY USE THE ZONE AT ANY TIME; OTHER VEHICLES MAY NOT PARK OR STAND IN THE ZONE EXCEPT WHEN PART OF A FUNERAL PROCESSION. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.48.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 13A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on sending the finalized and approved study completed by Kimley-Horn & Associates for the City of El Paso of the proposed Airways Extension, to the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON SENDING THE FINALIZED AND APPROVED STUDY COMPLETED BY KIMLEY-HORN & ASSOCIATES FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO OF THE PROPOSED AIRWAYS EXTENSION (FROM AIRWAYS TO DELTA AND TROWBRIDGE STREETS) TO THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION (MPO) FOR IMPLEMENTATION AND DEVELOPMENT. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 13B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action concerning code enforcement on City's utility easements."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION CONCERNING CODE ENFORCEMENT ON CITY'S UTILITY EASEMENTS. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 14A.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution establishing the City of El Paso's Green Building Grant Program."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE CITY OF EL PASO'S GREEN BUILDING GRANT PROGRAM, ADOPTING PROGRAM GUIDELINES, AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE ANY AND ALL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATION OF THE PROGRAM. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4760

   
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.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution establishing the City of El Paso's Facade Improvement Program"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE CITY OF EL PASO'S FACADE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM, ADOPTING PROGRAM GUIDELINES, AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE ANY AND ALL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATION OF THE PROGRAM AND TO THE AWARDING OF MATCHING GRANT FUNDS. (DISTRICT 8) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4760]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX1.  Jorge Berry vs. City of El Paso and Civil Service Commission; Cause No. 2006-4076."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE, AND CARRIED THAT THE OUTSIDE COUNSEL FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT PLAINTIFF’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED JORGE BERRY V. CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO.: 2006-4076

JORGE BERRY VS. CITY OF EL PASO AND CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION; CAUSE NO. 2006-4076. (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 NOT PRESENT
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


 
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