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Agenda: City Council Meeting
Date: 9/18/2007
 
   
Item: NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

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

"1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2007

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2007. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: PROHIBITION AGAINST LANDING AIRCRAFT WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS EXCEPT UPON A REGULARLY ESTABLISHED AIRFIELD OR LANDING PLACE CONTAINED IN SECTION 14.12.080 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE IS HEREBY WAIVED TO PERMIT THE EL PASO BRANCH OF THE UNITED STATES CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION TO LAND A UH1-H HUEY HELICOPTER ON THE EL PASO COUNTY COLISEUM PARKING LOT IN CONNECTION WITH THE WOMEN IN LAW ENFORCEMENT RECRUITMENT DAY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE PROHIBITION AGAINST LANDING AIRCRAFT WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS EXCEPT UPON A REGULARLY ESTABLISHED AIRFIELD OR LANDING PLACE CONTAINED IN SECTION 14.12.080 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE IS HEREBY WAIVED TO PERMIT THE EL PASO BRANCH OF THE UNITED STATES CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION TO LAND A UH1-H HUEY HELICOPTER ON THE EL PASO COUNTY COLISEUM PARKING LOT IN CONNECTION WITH THE WOMEN IN LAW ENFORCEMENT RECRUITMENT DAY ACTIVITIES TO BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 22, 2007. (DISTRICT 8)

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

"3B. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A GENERAL AVIATION COMMERCIAL LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND AMERISTAR JET CHARTER, INC. (''LESSEE'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A GENERAL AVIATION COMMERCIAL LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND AMERISTAR JET CHARTER, INC. (''LESSEE'') WITH AN EFFECTIVE DATE OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2007, FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: ALL OF LOT 2A, BLOCK 4, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACT UNIT 10, CONSISTING OF APPROXIMATELY 76,888 SQUARE FEET AND ALL OF LOT 2B, BLOCK 4, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACT UNIT 10, CONSISTING OF APPROXIMATELY 72,027 SQUARE FEET, FOR A TOTAL OF APPROXIMATELY 148,915 SQUARE FEET OF REAL PROPERTY, INCLUDING 14,481 SQUARE FEET OF IMPROVEMENTS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 1820 AMERICAN DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 3)

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

3C. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE GRANT APPLICATION, INCLUDING ALL UNDERSTANDINGS AND ASSURANCES CONTAINED THEREIN, AND APPLY FOR, ACCEPT, REJECT, ALTER, OR TERMINATE THE GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $175,000 FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE CCDO FY 08 WEED AND SEED COMMUNITIES COMPETITIVE PROGRAM

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE GRANT APPLICATION, INCLUDING ALL UNDERSTANDINGS AND ASSURANCES CONTAINED THEREIN, AND APPLY FOR, ACCEPT, REJECT, ALTER, OR TERMINATE THE GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $175,000 FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE CCDO FY 08 WEED AND SEED COMMUNITIES COMPETITIVE PROGRAM FOR THE PURPOSE OF IMPLEMENTING FOCUSED LAW ENFORCEMENT, COMMUNITY POLICING, SOCIAL SERVICES, AND NEIGHBORHOOD RESTORATION EFFORTS IN THE CHAMIZAL NEIGHBORHOOD; THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY RELATED PAPERWORK, INCLUDING AUTHORIZE BUDGET TRANSFERS AND SUBMIT ANY NECESSARY REVISIONS TO THE OPERATIONAL PLAN; AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, ANY GRANT AMENDMENTS OR CORRECTIONS TO THE INITIAL GRANT AGREEMENT WHICH INCREASE, DECREASE, OR DE-OBLIGATE PROGRAM FUNDS PROVIDED THAT NO ADDITIONAL CITY FUNDS ARE REQUIRED, OR WHICH DECREASE THE AMOUNT OF MATCHING FUNDS, AND ANY DOCUMENTS TO REQUEST AND ACCEPT AN EXTENSION OF THE AWARD ENDING DATE FOR THE GRANT. THE GRANT IS IN THE AMOUNT OF $175,000, WITH AN IN-KIND LOCAL MATCH OF $64,326.83 AND $10,000 IN CDBG FUNDS FOR A TOTAL OF $249,326.83. (DISTRICTS 3 AND 8)

[COMMUNITY & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, MARK WEBER, (915) 541-4932]

4. SPECIAL APPOINTMENT: CYNTHIA OSBORNE AS ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 18, 2007

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

APPOINTMENT OF CYNTHIA OSBORNE AS ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 18, 2007.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, CHARLIE MCNABB, (915) 541-4550]

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: REBECCA VASQUEZ TO THE CITY ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

REBECCA VASQUEZ TO THE CITY ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5.

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

"5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JOSEPH FRANDINA TO THE GREATER EL PASO CIVIC, CONVENTION, AND TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JOSEPH FRANDINA TO THE GREATER EL PASO CIVIC, CONVENTION, AND TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2.

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

"5C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: HAN C. PARK TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD, SERVING AS FOR-PROFIT BUSINESS OWNER

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

HAN C. PARK TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD, SERVING AS FOR-PROFIT BUSINESS OWNER, BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4.

[REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

"6. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUND:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE TAX REFUNDS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED.

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

TAX REFUNDS

SEPTEMBER 18, 2007

A. MONICA MORALES IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,188.98 OVERPAYMENT OF

2006 TAXES. (PID #A462-999-1830-0800).

B. PAY AND SAVE, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $34,739.28 OVERPAYMENT

OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #F913-999-0010-0100).

C. GMAC MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,053.29 OVERPAYMENT OF

2006 TAXES. (PID #H010-000-0250-0090).

D. MIDLAND MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,773.28 OVERPAYMENT OF

2006 TAXES. (PID #H788-004-0230-0120).

E. GMAC MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,163.30 OVERPAYMENT OF

2006 TAXES. (PID #M056-999-0140-3600).

F. KEITH ALLAN MARSHALL & ANN K. MARSHALL IN THE AMOUNT OF

$2,519.57 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES.

(PID #M090-999-0070-0150).

G. GMAC MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,316.61 OVERPAYMENT OF

2006 TAXES. (PID #N241-999-0170-0200).

H. MIDLAND MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,568.22 OVERPAYMENT OF

2006 TAXES. (PID #P324-999-0470-2700).

I. EL PASO FIVE STAR, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,955.69

OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #U819-000-0150-13C0).

J. HOMECOMINGS FINANCIAL IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,750.51

OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #V927-999-0120-4600).

   
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: 7.  BID: Award of Solicitation No. 2007-205 (Thermoplastic Reflective Pavement Markings 2007-2008) to Double A Contracting, L.P., for an estimated total amount of $492,965"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-205 (THERMOPLASTIC REFLECTIVE PAVEMENT MARKINGS 2007-2008) TO DOUBLE A CONTRACTING, L.P., FOR AN ESTIMATED TOTAL AMOUNT OF $492,965.

DEPARTMENT: STREET DEPARTMENT

AWARD TO: DOUBLE A CONTRACTING, L.P.

ODESSA, TEXAS

BASE BID I: $492,965

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $492,965

ACCOUNT NO. PCP06ST019 - 99331117 - 27263 - 508027

FUNDING SOURCE: 2006 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 STREET 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.

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

   
Item: 8A.  - 8F. 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.

8A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF ORDINANCE NO. 016659 WHICH AMENDED TITLE 5 (BUSINESS TAXES, LICENSES AND REGULATIONS) BY ADDING CHAPTER 5.30 (FLEA MARKET OPERATOR PERMIT), CHAPTER 5.34 (HOME OCCUPATION LICENSE) AND CHAPTER 5.94 (SIGN PERMIT FEES, LICENSES AND BONDS) TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY AS BEING PROVIDED IN SECTION 5.30 (11), SECTION 5.34G AND SECTION 5.94B(11) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

8B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF ORDINANCE NO. 016654 WHICH AMENDED TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING A NEW CHAPTER 18.46 (LANDSCAPE) TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY AS BEING PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.46.180 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

8C. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, ESTABLISHING A POLICY REGARDING SALE AND USE TAX REBATES WITHIN THE AREA COVERED BY THE DOWNTOWN 2015 PLAN. (DISTRICT 8)

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

8D. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A QUITCLAIM (TAX RESALE) DEED CONVEYING ALL RIGHT, TITLE, AND INTEREST IN REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 410 CHARLES ROAD, AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN THE ORDINANCE TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 34.05 (H) OF THE TAX CODE. (DISTRICT 8)

[TAX OFFICE, CARMEN I. PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

8E. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A QUITCLAIM (TAX RESALE) DEED CONVEYING ALL RIGHT, TITLE, AND INTEREST IN REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT THE 400 BLOCK OF CHARLES ROAD, AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN THE ORDINANCE TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 34.05 (H) OF THE TAX CODE. (DISTRICT 8)

[TAX OFFICE, CARMEN I. PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 25, 2007, FOR ITEMS 8A - 8E

8F. 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 P-R1 (PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT 1)); 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]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON OCTOBER 9, 2007, FOR ITEMS 8F

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

   
Item: 9A.  ENGINEERING: Council Ratification of the Storm 2006 Construction Contracts"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

STORM 2006 INFRASTRUCTURE REPAIR/RECONSTRUCTION PROGRESS UPDATE SEPTEMBER 18, 2007.

CONSTRUCTION

PARAGON SANTA FE CHANNEL DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS, SOLICITATION NUMBER 2007-229, AWARDED TO C.F. JORDAN L.P. IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $1,783,383.

WESTSIDE FLOOD DAMAGE IMPROVEMENTS PHASE 2, SOLICITATION NUMBER 2007-231, AWARDED TO C&C ROAD CONSTRUCTION, INC., IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $5,799,149.60.

OJO DE AGUA CHANNEL DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS, SOLICITATION NUMBER 2007-233, AWARDED TO C&C ROAD CONSTRUCTION, INC., IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $1,842,068.

THE ABOVE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS ARE UNIT PRICED CONTRACTS AND AS SUCH WORK UNDER THE UNIT PRICED CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED VALUE AND WILL BE ORDERED, PERFORMED, INVOICED, AND PAID BY MEASURED QUANTITY. THE ACTUAL COST OF THESE CONTRACTS WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL OF THE UNIT PRICES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER MAY, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION FROM CITY COUNCIL, APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN WHICH ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW AND WHICH DO NOT MAKE CHANGES TO THE UNIT PRICE AND WHICH ARE WITHIN THE APPROPRIATE BUDGET.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9B.  ENGINEERING: Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a Professional Services Agreement between the City of El Paso and Moreno Cardenas, Inc. to perform professional services for a project known as ''Civil Engineering Consulting Services'' in an a  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MORENO CARDENAS, INC. TO PERFORM PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''CIVIL ENGINEERING CONSULTING SERVICES'' IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $750,000. (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 DID NOT VOTE
5 Rep. Quintana DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9C.  ENGINEERING: Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a Professional Services Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc., a Texas Corporation, for Mechanical Engineering Consulting Services in an amount not to   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PARKHILL, SMITH & COOPER, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR MECHANICAL ENGINEERING CONSULTING SERVICES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $500,000. (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 DID NOT VOTE
5 Rep. Quintana DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9D.  ENGINEERING: Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a Professional Service Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc., a Texas Corporation, for Electrical Engineering Consulting Services in an amount not to e  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PARKHILL, SMITH & COOPER, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING CONSULTING SERVICES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $500,000. (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 DID NOT VOTE
5 Rep. Quintana DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10A.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: 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   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

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 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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10B.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: 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 Stree  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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: 11A.  DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES: Creation of a separate zoning district for the regulation of mobile home subdivisions and mobile home parks within Chapter 20.06 (Zoning Districts & Map) of Title 20 (Zoning) as recommended by the Planning and Dev  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DENY THE CREATION OF A SEPARATE ZONING DISTRICT FOR THE REGULATION OF MOBILE HOME SUBDIVISIONS AND MOBILE HOME PARKS WITHIN CHAPTER 20.06

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE CREATION OF A SEPARATE ZONING DISTRICT FOR THE REGULATION OF MOBILE HOME SUBDIVISIONS AND MOBILE HOME PARKS WITHIN CHAPTER 20.06 (ZONING DISTRICTS & MAP) OF TITLE 20 (ZONING) AS RECOMMENDED BY THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd NO
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 NO
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11B.  DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES: Setting a uniform requirement for bicycle parking spaces for all uses within Chapter 20.14 (Off Street Parking & Loading Regulations) of Title 20 (Zoning) as recommended by the Planning and Development Legislative  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON SETTING A UNIFORM REQUIREMENT FOR BICYCLE PARKING SPACES FOR ALL USES WITHIN CHAPTER 20.14 (OFF STREET PARKING & LOADING REGULATIONS) OF TITLE 20 (ZONING) AS RECOMMENDED BY THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd NO
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 NO
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12.  EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: Appeal by Mr. Oliver Olivar of a denial of a taxi cab operating permit at El Paso International Airport."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DEINED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPEAL BY MR. OLIVER OLIVAR OF A DENIAL OF A TAXI CAB OPERATING PERMIT AT EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. (DISTRICT 3)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13.  ENGINEERING: Resolution that the City of El Paso supports voiding Minute Order No. 103924 for the purposes of removing Paseo Del Norte from the state highway system and making it a city street and having the City assume responsibility for the design and   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO SUPPORTS VOIDING MINUTE ORDER NO. 103924 FOR THE PURPOSES OF REMOVING PASEO DEL NORTE FROM THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM AND MAKING IT A CITY STREET AND HAVING THE CITY ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE PROJECT. (DISTRICT 1)

[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 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: ADD1.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Resolution that the Mayor be authorized to sign the attached ''Certificate of Mayor of the City of El Paso, Texas regarding issuance of Paisano Housing Redevelopment Corporation Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Alamito Terrace) Serie  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE ATTACHED ''CERTIFICATE OF MAYOR OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS REGARDING ISSUANCE OF PAISANO HOUSING REDEVELOPMENT CORPORATION MULTIFAMILY HOUSING REVENUE BONDS (ALAMITO TERRACE) SERIES 2007''. (ADDITION ATTACHMENT A) [ROBERT BLUMENFELD, ATTORNEY, (915) 587-7878]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX1.  Discussion and action regarding strategies and options related to ASARCO litigation and the TCEQ permit process. (551.071) "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING STRATEGIES AND OPTIONS RELATED TO ASARCO LITIGATION AND THE TCEQ PERMIT PROCESS. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, RAYMOND L. TELLES, (915) 541-4550]

   
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