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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 10/23/2007
 
   
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 OCTOBER 16, 2007.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF OCTOBER 16, 2007. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3B. RESOLUTION: PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY 810 SOUTH OREGON STREET

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

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:

810 SOUTH OREGON STREET $29,193.56 MARIO T. CASILLAS DISTRICT 8 [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4557]

"3C. RESOLUTION: SOLID WASTE LIENS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE SOLID WASTE LIENS ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (DISTRICTS 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, & 8) (SEE ATTACHMENT A)

[ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

ATTACHMENT A

1211-1213 LOS ANGELES $137.66 TONY DILL

(DISTRICT 1)

NLY PTS OF LOTS 1 & 2 (187.56' ON NLY 138.74' ON ELY - 249.53' ON SLY (17606.86 SQ FT), BLOCK 4, GREEN ACRES SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 1) $203.70 TWO STARS JOINT VENTURE

LOTS 1 TO 6 & SLY PT OF 7 (108.25' ON ST - 198.81' ON NLY - 13.92' ON ELY - 175' ON SLY) (138760.55 SQ FT), BLOCK 10, GREEN ACRES SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 1) $182.05 TWO STARS JOINT VENTURE

LOTS 26 TO 28 (9000 SQ FT), BLOCK 79, HIGHLAND PARK SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 1) $317.26 GABRIEL HERNANDEZ SR. C/O KENNETH REXROAT

LOT 9, BLOCK 13, SAHARA SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 2) $217.23 ALBERTO & MAGDALENA RIVERA

4021 JOHNSON $290.30 MANUEL ENRIQUEZ

(DISTRICT 2)

412 MARR STREET $452.67 BENNIE J. GILMORE

(DISTRICT 2)

4713 G. T. POWERS DRIVE $333.60 LLOYD E. & JONI WRIGHT

(DISTRICT 4)

W PT OF LOT 1 (310.08' ON ST - 200.40' ON W - 279.98' ON N - 203.07' ON E)

(61578.47 SQ FT) & E PT OF LOT 1 (148.32' ON S - 203.07' ON W - 170' ON N -

170.26 ON E) (35243.42 SQ FT), BLOCK 2, NORTH HILLS #1 SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 4) $571.75 NORTHEAST EQUITY PARTNERS, LP

3576 CHIME TOWER PLACE $124.67 GEORGE L. HERMANN LIVING TRUST

(DISTRICT 5)

320 N. CAROLINA DRIVE $506.80 VICTOR MENDEZ

(DISTRICT 7)

E 107.0 FT OF LOT 12 (8560.0 SQ FT), BLOCK 3, LINDA VISTA GARDENS SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 7) $311.95 JOSE D. GOMEZ AND GUADALUPE GARZA

7525 FRANKLIN $555.51 SAN ALFONSO MISSION

(DISTRICT 7)

141 KEENEY $279.47 FRANCISCO & CRISTINA C. PLAZA

(DISTRICT 7) C/O THE LAW OFFICES OF VICTOR H. FALVEY

1048 RALPHEENE ST. $238.88 VENTURA ORNELAS

(DISTRICT 7)

4024 MONTANA $127.92 JOHN NEBHAN

(DISTRICT 8)

N 115 FT OF LOTS 15 TO 17, BLOCK 4, WESTLYN HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 8) $311.95 ALBERT MALOOLY



"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FOURTH AMENDMENT TO THE SEPTEMBER 19, 1974, LEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FOURTH AMENDMENT TO THE SEPTEMBER 19, 1974, LEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY, INC. FOR A ONE ACRE PARCEL COMMONLY KNOWN AS 325 SHELTER PLACE, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 8)

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, GONZALO CEDILLOS, (915) 541-4074]

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION THE CLASS OF STORMWATER OPERATIONS MANAGER IS HEREBY CREATED

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF STORMWATER OPERATIONS MANAGER IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 20235. THE GRADE IS EX 5. (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA B. THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF STORMWATER ENGINEERING DIVISION MANAGER IS HEREBY CREATED.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF STORMWATER ENGINEERING DIVISION MANAGER IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 20225. THE GRADE IS EX 3. (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA B. THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

"4. SPECIAL APPOINTMENT: MARK SHOESMITH AS ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 3, 2007.

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

MARK SHOESMITH AS ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 3, 2007. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, CHARLIE MCNABB, (915) 541-4550]

"5. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: ANGELINA WHITE TO THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

ANGELINA WHITE TO THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1. [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

"6. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ROMAN HERNANDEZ TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ROMAN HERNANDEZ TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"7. MAYOR AND COUNCIL:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

NOTATION OF $500 CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS TO REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO FROM STANLEY JOBE, $500, ON OCTOBER 10, 2007, AND FROM DOUG SCHWARTZ, $500, ON OCTOBER 10, 2007, PER ORDINANCE NO. 16301, SECTION 2.92.110 (DISCLOSURE OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION). [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

"8. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO CARON COMPACTOR COMPANY, ESCALON, CALIFORNIA.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO CARON COMPACTOR COMPANY, ESCALON, CALIFORNIA, THE PATENT HOLDER (PATENT #6682262), SOLE SOURCE MANUFACTURER, AND DISTRIBUTOR OF LANDFILL COMPACTOR WHEELS FOR THE CATERPILLAR LANDFILL COMPACTOR. TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUAL AMOUNT IS $60,000. THREE YEAR ESTIMATED TOTAL, $180,000 WITH THE STIPULATION THAT THE VENDOR PROVIDES AN UPDATED SOLE SOURCE LETTER AND AFFIDAVIT EACH YEAR.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $180,000 (3 YEAR TOTAL)

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 45202 - 503121

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES, INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2008-014

DISTRICTS: ALL

[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: 3A.  RESOLUTION: Authorizing the City Manager to sign the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development certification form 1044 and any other related documents required to complete the grant closeout for Lead Based Paint Hazard Control Grant TXLHB0237-03   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATION FORM 1044 AND ANY OTHER RELATED DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE GRANT CLOSEOUT FOR LEAD BASED PAINT HAZARD CONTROL GRANT TXLHB0237-03 FOR THE PERIOD SEPTEMBER 1, 2003, TO AUGUST 31, 2006. (ALL DISTRICTS.)

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4643]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
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: 9A.  - 9E. 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 OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED AND ANY OTHER NECESSARY DOCUMENTS AS REQUIRED FOR THE SALE AND CONVEYANCE AS RECOMMENDED BY THE EL PASO WATER UTILITIES FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY TO STANLEY P. JOBE, THE SOLE AND HIGHEST BIDDER, SUCH LAND TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 40.0288 ACRES OF LAND OUT OF A PORTION OF TRACT 1, SECTION 16, BLOCK 80, 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]

9B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL), CHAPTER 2.40 (DEPARTMENT OF MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS), CHANGING MULTIPLE SECTIONS TO CORRECT BOARD AND MUSEUM NAMES, CHANGE QUORUM REQUIREMENTS, AND CLARIFY CROSS-APPOINTMENTS; ADDING SECTION 2.40.080 TO CODIFY THE ORDINANCE CREATING THE MUSEUM OF HISTORY ADVISORY BOARD; AND ADDING SECTION 2.40.090 TO CREATE AN EL PASO MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD. (ALL DISTRICTS) [MUSEUMS & CULTURAL AFFAIRS, YOLANDA ALAMEDA, (915) 541-4896]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON OCTOBER 30, 2007, FOR ITEMS 9A - 9B

9C. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A 70-FOOT STRIP OF TRACT 1A, SECTION 39, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EDGEMERE BLVD. APPLICANT: LAND BARONS OF EL PASO DEL NORTE, LLC. ZON07-00096 (DISTRICT 5) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, FRANK DELGADO, (915) 541-4238]

9D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 24, BLOCK 38, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-4/H (RESIDENTIAL/HISTORIC) TO C-1/H (COMMERCIAL/HISTORIC). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8899 ALAMEDA AVENUE. APPLICANT: CINCO PROPERTIES, LP. ZON07-00092 (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

9E. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 12B, SECTION 34, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: SOUTH OF MONTANA AVENUE AND WEST OF RICH BEEM BOULEVARD. APPLICANT: CAMINO REAL PROPERTIES I, LTD. ZON07 00098 (DISTRICT 5) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 13, 2007, FOR ITEMS 9C - 9E

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 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: 10.  DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign an Agreement between the City of El Paso and Marcus Jahns "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MARCUS JAHNS PROVIDING FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY THAT SUPPORTS RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE DOWNTOWN 2015 PLAN AND THE RECOMMENDED PROJECT AND FINANCING PLAN OF THE TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONE FOR THE AREA IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $175,000 TO OFFSET THE COSTS OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY RELATED DOCUMENTS WHICH MIGHT BE NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH SUCH PURPOSE. FUNDING SOURCE: 99010273-505413. (ALL DISTRICTS) [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 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: 11.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Local Project Advance Funding Agreement (LPAFA) between the City of El Paso (''City'') and the State of Texas."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LOCAL PROJECT ADVANCE FUNDING AGREEMENT (LPAFA) BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND THE STATE OF TEXAS, ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (''STATE''). THE SCOPE OF WORK FOR THIS AGREEMENT IS DESCRIBED AS THE REPLACEMENT OR REHABILITATION OF THE YARBROUGH BRIDGE. (DISTRICT 7) [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 DID NOT VOTE
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2007-241 (Dark Sky Compliance Program 2007-2009) to Beltran Electrical Contractors, Inc. of El Paso, Texas."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2007-241 (DARK SKY COMPLIANCE PROGRAM 2007-2009) TO BELTRAN ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS, INC. OF EL PASO, TEXAS, FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AMOUNT OF $1,978,155.

DEPARTMENT: STREETS

AWARD TO: BELTRAN ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: BASE BID I: $1,978,155

TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AWARD: $1,978,155

OPTION: OPTION OF EXTENDING THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT FOR ONE OR TWO ADDITIONAL 180-DAY TERMS AT THE SAME UNIT PRICES.

ACCOUNT NO: P507002 - 08150053 - 07408 - 508027

FUNDING SOURCE: PALO VERDE AWARDS

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

WORK UNDER THIS UNIT PRICE CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE ORDERED, PERFORMED, INVOICED, AND PAID BY MEASURED QUANTITY. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND 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 INCREASED FUNDS ARE APPROPRIATED IN THE BUDGET.

THIS IS A LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, ENGINEERING AND STREET RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano ABSTAIN
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: 13A.  PUBLIC HEARINGS - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON07-00068 to allow government buildings and uses on the property described as Lot 1 and a portion of Lot 2, Block 1, Municipal Center, City of El Paso, El Paso County, T  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON07-00068 TO ALLOW GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS AND USES ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 1 AND A PORTION OF LOT 2, BLOCK 1, MUNICIPAL CENTER, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.12.040 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 7969 SAN PAULO DRIVE. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO-MUNICIPAL SERVICES CENTER, ZON07-00068. (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 13B.  PUBLIC HEARINGS - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Lot 1, Block 13, Colonia Del Carmen Unit 4, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, Lee Trevino Drive and Assyria Drive."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 13, COLONIA DEL CARMEN UNIT 4, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-OP/SC (COMMERCIAL OFFICE PARK/SPECIAL CONTRACT) DISTRICT TO C-1/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT) DISTRICT. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: LEE TREVINO DRIVE AND ASSYRIA DRIVE. APPLICANT: WOODCHASE SENIOR COMMUNITY, LTD. ZON07-00108. (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

   
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: 14A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Presentation by Mujer Obrera on Plan Mayachen "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PRESENTATION BY MUJER OBRERA ON PLAN MAYACHEN BY REPRESENTATIVE O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 14B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to instruct the City Manager and staff to change traffic patterns on the Stanton Street Bridge to become two lanes going north and one lane going south; and to instruct the City Manager to ask Ciudad Juarez, Mexi  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO WORK WITH THE GOVERNMENT IN CIUDAD JUAREZ AND WITH THE CITY STREET DEPARTMENT TO CHANGE TRAFFIC PATTERNS ON THE STANTON STREET BRIDGE TO BECOME TWO LANES GOING NORTH AND ONE LANE GOING SOUTH.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO INSTRUCT THE CITY MANAGER AND STAFF TO CHANGE TRAFFIC PATTERNS ON THE STANTON STREET BRIDGE TO BECOME TWO LANES GOING NORTH AND ONE LANE GOING SOUTH; AND TO INSTRUCT THE CITY MANAGER TO ASK CIUDAD JUAREZ, MEXICO, TO ALLOW THE SAME TRAFFIC FLOW, TWO LANES GOING NORTH AND ONE LANE GOING SOUTH. COMMUNICATION WITH CONGRESSMAN SYLVESTRE REYES SHOULD BE COORDINATED WITH THE MEXICAN GOVERNMENT. [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 DID NOT VOTE
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 15.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution to approve the City's Debt Management Policy as amended. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE CITY'S DEBT MANAGEMENT POLICY AS AMENDED. (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 YES
5 Rep. Quintana NO
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX1.  Discussion and action regarding legal matters related to proposed Texas Gas Service 2007 rate change. (551.071) "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING LEGAL MATTERS RELATED TO PROPOSED TEXAS GAS SERVICE 2007 RATE CHANGE. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, BERTHA A. ONTIVEROS, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX2.  Claim of Juan Marquez, Our File No. 07-C-206. (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 CLAIMANT’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE CLAIM OF JUAN MARQUEZ, OUR FILE NO. 07-C-206.

CLAIM OF JUAN MARQUEZ, OUR FILE NO. 07-C-206. (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 YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX3.  Physicians Specialty Hospital of El Paso East, L.P., Case No. 07-30633, United States Bankruptcy Court Western District of Texas, El Paso Division. (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE AND OUTSIDE COUNSEL FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SETTLE THE CITY'S INTEREST IN THE BANKRUPTCY CASE OF PHYSICIANS SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF EL PASO-EAST, CASE NO. 07-30633 IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS, EL PASO DIVISION WITH REGARD TO THE PROOF OF CLAIM FILED BY THE CITY FOR ABATED TAXES, TO INCLUDE SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY RELATED TO THE NEGOTIATED TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR ASSUMPTION AND ASSIGNMENT OF THE TAX ABATEMENT AGREEMENT AND SATISFACTION OF THE CITY'S ABATED TAXES PROOF OF CLAIM, AS RECOMMENDED BY OUTSIDE COUNSEL, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER AND/OR THE CITY ATTORNEY, OR HIS DESIGNEE, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO EFFECTUATE THAT AUTHORITY.

PHYSICIANS SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF EL PASO EAST, L.P., CASE NO. 07-30633, UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS, EL PASO DIVISION. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIE A. TAYLOR, (915) 541-4550]

   
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: EX4.  Lease by and between the City of El Paso (''Lessee'') and County of El Paso (''Lessor'') regarding the property municipally known and numbered as 6314 Delta, El Paso, Texas. (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY'S INTEREST IN THE LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (“LESSEE”) AND THE COUNTY OF EL PASO (“LESSOR”) REGARDING THE PROPERTY MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 6314 DELTA, EL PASO, TEXAS BE SETTLED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER AND/OR THE CITY ATTORNEY, OR HIS DESIGNEE, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO EFFECTUATE THE SETTLEMENT.

LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSEE'') AND COUNTY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') REGARDING THE PROPERTY MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 6314 DELTA, EL PASO, TEXAS. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (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 YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: ADDN01.  BOARD APPOINTMENT: Fernando Santana to the Building and Standards Commission"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

FERNANDO SANTANA TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1. [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

   
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


 
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