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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL AND MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEETING
Date: 11/13/2007
 
   
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: FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 6, 2007.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 6, 2007. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE DIRECTOR OF AVIATION BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE WRITTEN AUTHORIZATION TO SFPP, L.P. TO PLACE AN ABOVE GROUND CATHODIC PROTECTION SYSTEM

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

THAT THE DIRECTOR OF AVIATION BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE WRITTEN AUTHORIZATION TO SFPP, L.P. TO PLACE AN ABOVE GROUND CATHODIC PROTECTION SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 1.04 OF THE EASEMENT AGREEMENT OF JANUARY 9, 2007; AND THAT THE DIRECTOR OF AVIATION BE AUTHORIZED TO REVIEW AND APPROVE ANY FUTURE ABOVE GROUND INSTALLATIONS REQUESTED BY SFPP, L.P. RELATIVE TO THIS EASEMENT AGREEMENT THAT IN THE DIRECTOR'S DISCRETION DO NOT INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

(DISTRICTS 2 & 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY ENGINEER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO DESIGNATE ELEVEN OFFSET ANGLE PARKING SPACES.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY ENGINEER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO DESIGNATE ELEVEN OFFSET ANGLE PARKING SPACES ON THE EAST SIDE OF CEBADA STREET FROM PERA AVENUE TO THE ALLEY NORTH THEREOF AND FOUR OFFSET ANGLE PARKING SPACES ON THE NORTH SIDE OF PERA AVENUE FROM CEBADA STREET TO A POINT 80 FEET EAST THEREOF. SAID RIGHTS-OF-WAY SHALL BE USED FOR PUBLIC PARKING AND CANNOT BE USED TO SATISFY THE OFF-STREET PARKING REQUIRED BY CITY ORDINANCE FOR THE ADJACENT PROPERTY. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-403

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT GRANTING AN UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL UTILITY EASEMENT WITH TRANSFORMER SITE TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY AT 10499 GEORGE PERRY.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT GRANTING AN UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL UTILITY EASEMENT WITH TRANSFORMER SITE TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL SERVICE FOR A LIFT STATION ON EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT PROPERTY AT 10499 GEORGE PERRY. SAID PROPERTY BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF REAL PROPERTY KNOWN AS LOT 1, BLOCK 1, BUTTERFIELD TRAIL AVIATION PARK 1, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 2) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE 2007 SUB-RECIPIENT AGREEMENT FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE STATE OF TEXAS GOVERNOR'S DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT (GDEM)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE 2007 SUB-RECIPIENT AGREEMENT FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE STATE OF TEXAS GOVERNOR'S DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT (GDEM) IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,569,893.82 UNDER THE 2007 HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM (HSGP) TO CARRY OUT HOMELAND SECURITY PROJECTS THAT WILL SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVE LOCAL AND REGIONAL TERRORISM PREVENTION, PREPAREDNESS, AND RESPONSE CAPABILITIES. THE CITY MANAGER OR DESIGNEE IS ALSO AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY RELATED PAPERWORK, INCLUDING ALL UNDERSTANDINGS AND ASSURANCES CONTAINED THEREIN; TO APPLY FOR, ACCEPT, REJECT, ALTER, OR TERMINATE THE SUB-RECIPIENT AGREEMENT, AUTHORIZE BUDGET TRANSFERS; SUBMIT ANY NECESSARY REVISIONS TO THE EL PASO URBAN AREA STRATEGIC PLAN; EXECUTE ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO ANY SUB-RECIPIENT AGREEMENT AMENDMENTS OR CORRECTIONS TO THE INITIAL SUB-RECIPIENT AGREEMENT WHICH INCREASE, DECREASE, OR DE-OBLIGATE PROGRAM FUNDS; TO REQUEST AND ACCEPT AN EXTENSION OF THE AWARD ENDING DATE FOR THE SUB-RECIPIENT AGREEMENT; AND THAT PROGRAM OFFICIALS BE AS DESIGNATED IN THE AGREEMENT. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FIRE DEPARTMENT, DON BERGER, (915) 771-1010]

"4. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: HECTOR ZAMORA TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

HECTOR ZAMORA TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION AS A REGULAR MEMBER BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO.

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

"5. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO BASIC INDUSTRIES, INC., FOR THE EL PASO ZOO SOUTH AMERICAN PAVILION PROJECT.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO BASIC INDUSTRIES, INC., THE COOPERATIVE PURCHASING NETWORK (TCPN) CONTRACTOR, UNDER CONTRACT NUMBER R4539 (AREA JOB ORDER CONTRACT) FOR THE EL PASO ZOO SOUTH AMERICAN PAVILION PROJECT.

THE PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE COOPERATIVE PURCHASING NETWORK (TCPN) WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON MARCH 27, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: BASIC INDUSTRIES, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: BASE BID I: $442,442

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $442,442

ACCOUNT NO.: PCP07ZO001-99331117-27263-508027 & PZO07001-31136001-27136-508027 &

52153027-15445-52000

FUNDING SOURCE: 1998A & 2006 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION & ZOO GATE REVENUE

REFERENCE NO.: 2008-057

DISTRICT: 3

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.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, BUT WHICH DO NOT INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT AS AWARDED, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,000 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL.

THIS IS A LOW BID, LUMP-SUM CONTRACT.

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

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

"6. BUDGET TRANSFERS: BT2008-290 ZOO

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

BT2008-290 ZOO

BUDGET TRANSFER WILL ALLOCATE FUNDING TO UPGRADE FACILITIES ADDRESSING REVISED ACCREDITATION GUIDELINES AND ANIMAL WELFARE STANDARDS IN PREPARATION OF THE ASSOCIATION OF ZOOS & AQUARIUM ACCREDITATION SITE COMMITTEE VISIT SCHEDULED ON JANUARY 6, 2008.

INCREASE $130,500 FROM FUND BALANCE TRANSFER

INCREASE $130,500 TO BUILDINGS/FACILITIES

(ALL DISTRICTS)

[ZOO, STEVE MARSHALL, (915) 521-1850] [OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4777]

   
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: 3B.  RESOLUTION: That the City Manager be authorized to sign an amendment to the 2005-2008, Articles of Agreement between the City of El Paso and the El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THE 2005-2008, ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL POLICE OFFICERS' ASSOCIATION TO AMEND SECTION 2 OF ARTICLE 8 IN ITS ENTIRETY, RELATING TO INSURANCE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, ELAINE HENGEN, (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: 7A.  - 7B. & 7D. - 7G. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED AS REVISED

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.

7A. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 016735 WHICH AUTHORIZED THE SALE AND CONVEYANCE OF 4,832.99 ACRES OF LAND, MORE OR LESS, OUT OF BLOCKS 80 AND 81, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO HUNT COMMUNITIES, LLC, TO REVISE THE DATE FOR THE EXECUTION OF THE MASTER PLANNED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT AND TO REVISE THE DATE OF THE INITIAL CLOSING DATE FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE PHASE ONE PARCEL. (DISTRICT 4) [EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, ROBERT D. ANDRON, (915) 594-5607]

7B. 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 NORTH SIDE OF STOCKWELL LANE FROM A POINT 420 FEET TO A POINT 520 FEET EAST OF STANTON STREET. 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]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 20, 2007, FOR ITEMS 7A - 7B

7D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 7, BOOTHVILLE , CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO PR-II (PLANNED RESIDENTIAL) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8622-8624 NORTH LOOP DRIVE. APPLICANT: HERMAN GUARDADO. ZON07-00090 (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

7E. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF ALL OF TRACTS 32 AND 33 AND PORTIONS OF TRACTS 30 AND 31, CINECUE PARK SUBDIVISION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F/SP (RANCH AND FARM/SPECIAL PERMIT) TO C-1/SP (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL PERMIT) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF YARBROUGH DR. AND NORTH OF STARR AVE. APPLICANT: HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF EL PASO. ZON07-00055 (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, FRANK DELGADO, (915) 541-4238]

7F. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACTS 11A, 11B, 12A, AND 13A, BLOCK 39 AND TRACT 3C, BLOCK 40, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF PADILLA RD. AND EAST OF ROSE KENNEDY DR. APPLICANT: JOHN H. TRIEN. ZON07-00040. (DISTRICT 6) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, FRANK DELGADO, (915) 541-4238]

7G. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 1, 2, AND 3, BLOCK 107, HIGHLAND PARK ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-2 (COMMERCIAL) TO C 2/H (COMMERCIAL/HISTORIC). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: FIRE STATION #6, 2201 N. PIEDRAS STREET. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. ZON07-00121 (DISTRICT 2) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON DECEMBER 4, 2007, FOR ITEMS 7D - 7G

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: 7C.  INTRODUCTION: An Ordinance to tax tangible personal property in transit held temporarily at a location in El Paso, Texas."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

AN ORDINANCE TO TAX TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY IN TRANSIT HELD TEMPORARILY AT A LOCATION IN EL PASO, TEXAS, WHICH WOULD OTHERWISE BE EXEMPT PURSUANT TO TEXAS TAX CODE, SEC. 11.253. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano NO
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: 8A.  PUBLIC HEARINGS - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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, Edgemere Blvd. ZON07-00096 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONE AS REVISED FOR ONE (1) WEEK

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 20.24 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]

   
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: 8B.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 24, Block 38, Ysleta Grant, 8899 Alameda Avenue. ZON07-00092 ">/B  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

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 20.24 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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
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: 8C.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 12B, Section 34, Block 79, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys, south of Montana Avenue and west of Rich Beem Boulevard. ZON07 00098"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

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 20.24 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]

   
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: 8D.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance vacating a twenty-foot Public Service Board (PSB) easement located within a portion of Lot 45, Block 20, River Park West Unit Nine,north of Artcraft Road and east of Westside Drive. SUB07 00095. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE VACATING A TWENTY-FOOT PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD (PSB) EASEMENT LOCATED WITHIN A PORTION OF LOT 45, BLOCK 20, RIVER PARK WEST UNIT NINE, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. SUBJECT PROPERTY LOCATION: NORTH OF ARTCRAFT ROAD AND EAST OF WESTSIDE DRIVE. APPLICANT: RPW DEVELOPMENT LTD. SUB07 00095. (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, RAUL GARCIA, (915) 541-4935]

   
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: 9.  PUBLIC HEARING - CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE: An Ordinance amending Title 9 (Health and Safety), to create Chapter 9.02 (Department of Public Health)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 9 (HEALTH AND SAFETY), TO CREATE CHAPTER 9.02 (DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH), AND SECTIONS THEREUNDER, IN THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO CREATE AND ESTABLISH THE FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT KNOWN AS THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, ELAINE HENGEN, (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: 10A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to direct the City Manager to undertake a City-initiated zoning implementation strategy of the Chihuahuita Neighborhood"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DIRECTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO UNDERTAKE A CITY-INITIATED ZONING IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY OF THE CHIHUAHUITA NEIGHBORHOOD PURSUANT TO THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE ''CHIHUAHUITA NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN'' ADOPTED BY THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL IN MARCH 2004, AND TO PRESENT A REZONING APPLICATION FOR CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERATION WITHIN A PERIOD OF 120 DAYS. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

   
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: 10B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on how the City of El Paso Parks Department selects and purchases its park equipment."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON HOW THE CITY OF EL PASO PARKS DEPARTMENT SELECTS AND PURCHASES ITS PARK EQUIPMENT; AND EXPLANATION/DISCUSSION ON HOW THE BIDDING PROCESS FOR PARKS AND PARK EQUIPMENT IS HANDLED; BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 10C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Presentation by Antonio Lopez, Expo Representative, regarding the 1st Annual Go Green Environmental and Recycling Expo.  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TAKE NO ACTION AND TO REAFFIRM THE CITY’S POSITION THAT IT WILL NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE GO GREEN EXPO.

PRESENTATION BY ANTONIO LOPEZ, EXPO REPRESENTATIVE, REGARDING THE 1ST ANNUAL GO GREEN ENVIRONMENTAL AND RECYCLING EXPO TO BE HELD ON SATURDAY NOVEMBER 17TH AND SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH, 2007, IN EL PASO, TEXAS; BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano NO
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: 10D.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action in asking the City Manager for an explanation as to why the City of El Paso, Keep El Paso Beautiful and the City of El Paso Environmental Services are NOT participating in the first annual Go Green Environmental   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TAKE NO ACTION AND TO REAFFIRM THE CITY’S POSITION THAT IT WILL NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE GO GREEN EXPO.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION IN ASKING THE CITY MANAGER FOR AN EXPLANATION AS TO WHY THE CITY OF EL PASO, KEEP EL PASO BEAUTIFUL AND THE CITY OF EL PASO ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES ARE NOT PARTICIPATING IN THE FIRST ANNUAL GO GREEN ENVIRONMENTAL AND RECYCLING EXPO TAKING PLACE ON NOVEMBER 17TH AND NOVEMBER 18, 2007. IT IS UNACCEPTABLE THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO DOES NOT PARTICIPATE, AS ''GOING GREEN'' IS A DESIRE FOR THE ENTIRE COMMUNITY; BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano NO
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: 10E.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the El Paso City Council finds that the activities conducted and promoted as part of the 1st Annual Go Green Environmental and Recycling Expo constitutes an important purpose to the City"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TAKE NO ACTION AND TO REAFFIRM THE CITY’S POSITION THAT IT WILL NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE GO GREEN EXPO.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL FINDS THAT THE ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED AND PROMOTED AS PART OF THE 1ST ANNUAL GO GREEN ENVIRONMENTAL AND RECYCLING EXPO CONSTITUTES AN IMPORTANT PURPOSE TO THE CITY AS A WHOLE AND THEREFORE, THE CITY OF EL PASO, KEEP EL PASO BEAUTIFUL AND THE CITY OF EL PASO ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES SHOULD BE WILLING PARTICIPANTS IN THIS EVENT FOR THE BETTERMENT OF OUR COMMUNITY AND SHOULD PARTICIPATE AND HELP COORDINATE THIS EVENT; BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano NO
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.  BUDGET TRANSFERS: BT2008-221 POLICE"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2008-221 POLICE

THIS TRANSFER WILL INCREASE APPROPRIATIONS FOR FEDERAL CONFISCATED FUNDS TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT TO PURCHASE VARIOUS ITEMS AND TO COMPLETE VARIOUS PROJECTS FOR THIS FISCAL YEAR.

INCREASE $1,586,932.71 TO MISCELLANEOUS NON OPERATING REVENUE

INCREASE $ 106,747.72 TO PERSONAL SERVICES

INCREASE $ 321,789.37 TO PROMOTIONAL SERVICES

INCREASE $ 204,587.58 TO OTHER SERVICES/CHARGES

INCREASE $ 953,808.04 TO CAPITAL OUTLAY

(ALL DISTRICTS)

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7381]

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

   
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.  BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2008-224 POLICE"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2008-224 POLICE

THIS TRANSFER WILL INCREASE APPROPRIATIONS FOR STATE CONFISCATED FUNDS TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT TO PURCHASE VARIOUS ITEMS AND TO COMPLETE VARIOUS PROJECTS FOR THIS FISCAL YEAR.

INCREASE $218,569 TO MISCELLANEOUS NON OPERATING REVENUE

INCREASE $218,569 TO PUBLIC SAFETY EQUIPMENT

(ALL DISTRICTS)

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7381]

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

   
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.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that City Council amend the City's 2007-2008 Annual Action Plan of the Consolidated Plan for 2005-2010 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT CITY COUNCIL AMEND THE CITY'S 2007-2008 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN OF THE CONSOLIDATED PLAN FOR 2005-2010 BY: (1) DELETING ONE SOCIAL SERVICE ACTIVITY, YWCA EL PASO DEL NORTE REGION-TEEN LEADERSHIP PROGRAM, TOTALING $26,437, (2) ADDING ONE NEW SOCIAL SERVICE ACTIVITY, CANDLELIGHTERS OF THE EL PASO AREA ACTIVITY CENTER, TOTALING $24,707 TO THE 33RD YEAR (2007-2008) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (CD) BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM, AND (3) INCREASING THE AMOUNT AWARDED TO AN EXISTING 33RD YEAR SOCIAL SERVICE ACTIVITY, CITY PARKS AND RECREATION'S SUN COUNTRY RECREATION PROGRAM, BY $1,730 FROM $79,318 TO $81,048; AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY AGREEMENTS OR RELATED DOCUMENTS UPON APPROVAL BY THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE AND DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT AND TO TAKE ANY ACTIONS NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THE INTENT OF THE RESOLUTION. (ALL DISTRICTS) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, BILL LILLY, (915) 541-4643

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

   
Item: 13.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Discussion and action on (1) a staff report of proposed changes to the Parkland Dedication"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON (1) A STAFF REPORT OF PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE PARKLAND DEDICATION REGULATIONS AS PART OF THE SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE REWRITE AND PROPOSED BY THE CITY'S CONSULTANTS, HALFF & ASSOCIATES, INC. AND MICKELSON & PALUMBO, AND RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION AD HOC COMMITTEE; AND (2) POLICY DIRECTION ON ANY OF THE ENUMERATED PROPOSED CHANGES AS MAY BE NECESSARY. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX1.  Discussion and action regarding litigation related to Lisa Elizondo. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO GRANT SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY TO OUTSIDE COUNSEL TO SETTLE THE LITIGATION FILED BY LISA ELIZONDO REGARDING HER EMPLOYMENT WITH THE CITY OF EL PASO, AS RECOMMENDED BY OUTSIDE COUNSEL, AND THAT OUTSIDE COUNSEL BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTS TO EFFECTUATE THAT AUTHORITY.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING LITIGATION RELATED TO LISA ELIZONDO. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, LAURA P. GORDON, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX2.  Arturo Alvarez, CSC Case No. 07-ES-19WE. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE APPEAL OF ARTURO ALVAREZ, CSC CASE NO. 07-ES-19WE.

ARTURO ALVAREZ, CSC CASE NO. 07-ES-19WE. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MICHELE C. DALY, (915) 541-4550]

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

   
Item: EX3.  Robert Lowe vs. Chief Richard Wiles, El Paso Police Department, City of El Paso, Cause No. 2007-4816. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE, SECONDED, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO DELETE THE ITEM ROBERT LOWE VS. CHIEF RICHARD WILES, EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT, CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. 2007-4816.

ROBERT LOWE VS. CHIEF RICHARD WILES, EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT, CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. 2007-4816. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, HADLEY HUCHTON, (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: MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEETING
   
 

"MTB1: DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE OCTOBER 09, 2007 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING AND THE OCTOBER 30, 2007 SPECIAL MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING."

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE OCTOBER 09, 2007 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING AND THE OCTOBER 30, 2007 SPECIAL MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING. (ACTION 07-56)

   
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 YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item:   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

"MTB2: DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE A FREE FARE DAY ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2007 FOR ALL CUSTOMERS OF SUN METRO'S LIFT AND FIXED ROUTES FOR A ''CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY''. "

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE A FREE FARE DAY ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2007 FOR ALL CUSTOMERS OF SUN METRO'S LIFT AND FIXED ROUTES FOR A ''CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY'' IN CONJUNCTION WITH BOTH THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY AND THE CITY OF EL PASO'S THANKSGIVING DAY CELEBRATION AT THE EL PASO CIVIC CENTER. (ACTION 07-57)

   
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 YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item:   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

"MTB3: DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT ALL BIDS SUBMITTED FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2008-001 (UNIFORMS - SUN METRO) "

ACTION TAKEN: REJECTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT ALL BIDS SUBMITTED FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2008-001 (UNIFORMS - SUN METRO) FOR THE PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING NEW UNIFORM SPECIFICATIONS. DISTRICT(S): ALL

(ACTION 07-58)

   
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 YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item:   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

"MTB4: DIRECTOR'S REPORT ON OPERATIONS, MAINTENANCE, FLEET AND SERVICE."

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item:   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

"MTB EX1: DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON LEASE AGREEMENT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS BOARD OF REGENTS FOR A 3.8 ACRE SITE ON THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO'S CAMPUS. 551.072, "

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY BOARD MEMBER LOZANO, SECONDED BY BOARD MEMBER LILLY, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OR HER DESIGNEE BE AUTHORIZED TO CONTINUE TO NEGOTIATE, ON BEHALF OF THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD, A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS BOARD OF REGENTS FOR PROPERTY TO BE USED FOR THE GLORY ROAD TRANSIT TERMINAL INCLUDING THAT THERE BE AN ADDITIONAL USE OF THE FACILITY DESIGNED INTO THE PROJECT BEYOND PARKING.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON LEASE AGREEMENT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS BOARD OF REGENTS FOR A 3.8 ACRE SITE ON THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO'S CAMPUS. 551.072, DELIBERATIONS ABOUT REAL PROPERTY. [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, LUPE CUELLAR, (915) 541-4550] (POSTPONED FROM 10/30/07)

   
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)


 
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