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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL AND MASS TRANSIT MEETING
Date: 12/11/2007
 
   
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 DECEMBER 4, 2007

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF DECEMBER 4, 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 CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A TEMPORARY EASEMENT FOR CONSTRUCTION TO GRANT J.D. ABRAMS, L.P.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A TEMPORARY EASEMENT FOR CONSTRUCTION TO GRANT J.D. ABRAMS, L.P. ACCESS TO PROPERTY MANAGED BY THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE SPUR 601 PROJECT. (DISTRICT 2) [AIRPORT, PATRICK ABELN, (915) 780-4724

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S RATIFICATION AND APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENTS WHEREBY THE CITY OF EL PASO: (I) RATIFIES THE ASSIGNMENT OF THE BUTTERFIELD TRAIL INDUSTRIAL PARK LEASE AGREEMENT BY CANYON STATE OIL COMPANY, INC. TO THE THOMAS F. ARNDT TRUST AGREEMENT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S RATIFICATION AND APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENTS WHEREBY THE CITY OF EL PASO: (I) RATIFIES THE ASSIGNMENT OF THE BUTTERFIELD TRAIL INDUSTRIAL PARK LEASE AGREEMENT BY CANYON STATE OIL COMPANY, INC. TO THE THOMAS F. ARNDT TRUST AGREEMENT, ORIGINALLY DATED JUNE 1, 2005; AND (II) AUTHORIZES THE ASSIGNMENT OF THE REFERENCED BUTTERFIELD INDUSTRIAL PARK LEASE AGREEMENT TO DONALD G. VISE FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: A PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 10, BUTTERFIELD TRAIL INDUSTRIAL PARK UNIT 2, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, WHICH IS MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS #26 BUTTERFIELD TRAIL, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 2) [AIRPORT, PATRICK ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR A PORTION OF LOT 49, BLOCK 4, SUMMERFIELD UNIT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR A PORTION OF LOT 49, BLOCK 4, SUMMERFIELD UNIT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO PROVIDE ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO SUMMERFIELD UNIT 2. (DISTRICT 4) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4557]

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND CAMP DRESSER & MCKEE INC., A MASSACHUSETTS CORPORATION FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''AIRFIELD PAVEMENT MAINTENANCE AND MANAGEMENT STUDY''

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND CAMP DRESSER & MCKEE INC., A MASSACHUSETTS CORPORATION, TO PERFORM CONSULTING SERVICES FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''AIRFIELD PAVEMENT MAINTENANCE AND MANAGEMENT STUDY'' IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $441,642. (DISTRICT 2) [ENGINEERING, SAM RODRIGUEZ, (915) 541-4023]

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY COAST TO COAST HOCKEY, INC, THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2004-159R

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY COAST TO COAST HOCKEY, INC, THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2004-159R FOR DEFAULT PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION II 14A REMUNERATION AND SECTION III, 3B TAXES, INSURANCE, LICENSES OF THE CONTRACT CLAUSES DUE TO FAILURE TO PAY MONTHLY CONCESSION FEES AND PROVIDE LIABILITY INSURANCE AND THAT THE TERMINATION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AS OF DECEMBER 11, 2007. (DISTRICT 2) [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRANCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO CITY-COUNTY HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRICT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO CITY-COUNTY HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRICT WHEREBY THE CITY MAY PURCHASE GOODS AND SERVICES FROM ANY OF THE VENDORS WHICH CONTRACTS WERE BID AND AWARDED BY THE DISTRICT OR WHICH WERE ACQUIRED THROUGH PURCHASE ORDERS OR ANY OTHER LEGAL INSTRUMENT PRIOR TO THE DISTRICT'S DISSOLUTION IN ORDER THAT CITY MAY CONTINUE TO PROVIDE HEALTH SERVICES UNDER THE NEW DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

"3G. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RENEWAL OF INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY''), ACTING IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE FISCAL AGENT TO THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION FOR THE EL PASO URBAN TRANSPORTATION STUDY AREA (''MPO''), AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (''UT'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RENEWAL OF INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY''), ACTING IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE FISCAL AGENT TO THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION FOR THE EL PASO URBAN TRANSPORTATION STUDY AREA (''MPO''), AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (''UT'') EXECUTED ON FEBRUARY 20, 2007, TO EXTEND THE AGREEMENT FOR AN ADDITIONAL ONE YEAR. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION, RICARDO DOMINGUEZ, (915) 591-9735, EXT. 19]

"3H. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND SEXUAL TRAUMA AND ASSAULT RESPONSE SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND SEXUAL TRAUMA AND ASSAULT RESPONSE SERVICES TO PROVIDE OUTREACH EMERGENCY COUNSELING AND FOLLOW-UP PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES FOR THE REPORTED VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE ANNUAL AMOUNT OF $70,000. THE TERM OF THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 2007, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2010. (ALL DISTRICTS) [POLICE DEPARTMENT, PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7381]

"4A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: JAMES P. MALONEY TO THE AIRPORT BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

JAMES P. MALONEY TO THE AIRPORT BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

"4B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: JOSEPH JIMENEZ TO THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

JOSEPH JIMENEZ TO THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"5. BOARD APPOINTMENT: HEINRICH UHRMACHER TO THE FOSTER GRANDPARENT PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

HEINRICH UHRMACHER TO THE FOSTER GRANDPARENT PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

"6A. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO DELL UNDER A DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES (DIR) CONTRACT SDD-192

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO DELL UNDER A DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES (DIR) CONTRACT SDD-192 FOR THE PURCHASE OF COMPUTER HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE THAT SUPPORTS THE CAPABILITY OF IN-FIELD REPORTING FROM ITS PATROL CARS. PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE STATE OF TEXAS DIR PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND COUNCIL ON MARCH 6, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

ACCOUNT NO.: 21150060 - 16371 - 508010 - 500231

FUNDING SOURCE: CONFISCATED DRUG FUNDING

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $124,071.16

REFERENCE NO.: 2008-075

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"6B. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2006-040 WITH EDGE KAWASAKI

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2006-040 (KAWASAKI MOTORCYCLE PARTS AND SERVICE) WITH EDGE KAWASAKI FOR TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS TO AN AWARD APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL ON JANUARY 3, 2006. CONTRACT PERIOD IS JANUARY 3, 2009, THROUGH JANUARY 2, 2011.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

OPTION: TWO [OF TWO]

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $120,000 (2-YEAR EXTENSION)

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 45202 - 503125

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES, INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

POSTPONED FROM 12-04-07

   
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: 7.  BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: The award of Solicitation No. 2008-019 (Mailing Services-Municipal Court) to Go Direct Mailing Marketing"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-019 (MAILING SERVICES-MUNICIPAL COURT) TO GO DIRECT MAILING MARKETING IN THE AMOUNT OF $475,760 AS THIS OFFEROR PROVIDES THE BEST VALUE TO THE CITY BASED ON THE PUBLISHED CRITERIA AND ON ITS RANKING EVALUATION.

DEPARTMENT: MUNICIPAL CLERK

AWARD TO: GO DIRECT MAILING MARKETING

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM: 1

AMOUNT: $405,000 ESTIMATED FOR 3 YEARS

OPTION ITEMS: 1 & 2

AMOUNT: $70,760 ONE TIME

ACCOUNT NO.: 11010011-01101-504003 AND 21150060-16371-502116

PROJECT 500231

FUNDING SOURCE: MUNICIPAL CLERK, OPERATING FUNDS, POSTAGE AND FEDERAL CONFISCATED FUNDS, PROMOTIONAL SERVICES

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $475,760

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH CONTRACT WITH THE NO OPTION TO RENEW.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, MUNICIPAL CLERK AND MUNICIPAL COURT, AND EL PASO POLICE AND THEIR COMMITTEES RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE VENDOR 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 NO
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8A.  INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

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.

8A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 13, EL PASO CITY CODE (STREETS, SIDEWALKS, AND PUBLIC PLACES) BY DELETING CHAPTER 13.40, GRAFFITI ABATEMENT, IN ITS ENTIRETY. (ALL DISTRICTS) [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 8B.  & 8E. - 8P. 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.

8B. AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE NUMBERS 014836 AND 015008 FOR THE PURPOSE OF ABOLISHING THE DEVELOPMENT COORDINATING COMMITTEE AND AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO DELETE ALL REFERENCES TO THE DEVELOPMENT COORDINATING COMMITTEE AND THE SUBDIVISION COORDINATING COMMITTEE AND TO ESTABLISH THE DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 19.04.090 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, KELLY CARPENTER, (915) 541-4193]

8E. 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 TRAWOOD DRIVE BETWEEN PICO ALTO DRIVE AND YARBROUGH DRIVE, BOTH SIDES. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 7) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

8F. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 17 (HOUSING) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO DELETE THE SECTIONS UNDER ARTICLE IV, LODGING HOUSES FOR PERSONS OF UNSOUND MIND. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT, ELAINE HENGEN, (915) 541-4550]

8G. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 7 (ANIMALS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO CHANGE THE REFERENCES TO THE CITY-COUNTY HEALTH DISTRICT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH; TO REVISE DEFINITIONS; TO CORRECT TITLES AND CODE REFERENCES; AND TO REVISE THE PERMITTING AND APPEAL PROCESSES PRESCRIBED IN THE TITLE; THE PENALTY AS IS PROVIDED IN SECTION 7.04.080 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT, ELAINE HENGEN, (915) 541-4550]

8H. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 3 (REVENUE AND FINANCE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, CHAPTER 3.32 (ABANDONED, LOST, STOLEN, AND UNCLAIMED PROPERTY), TO CHANGE THE REFERENCE TO AND ASSIGN THE DUTIES OF THE CITY-COUNTY HEALTH DISTRICT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT, ELAINE HENGEN, (915) 541-4550]

8I. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, CHAPTER 2.38 (BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION), TO CHANGE THE REFERENCE TO AND ASSIGN THE DUTIES OF THE CITY-COUNTY HEALTH DISTRICT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES; THE PENALTY AS IS PROVIDED IN SECTION 2.38.080 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT, ELAINE HENGEN, (915) 541-4550]

8J. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 5 (BUSINESS TAXES, LICENSES, AND REGULATIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO CHANGE THE REFERENCES TO AND ASSIGN THE DUTIES OF THE CITY-COUNTY HEALTH DISTRICT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH OR THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, AS APPROPRIATE; TO REVISE DEFINITIONS; TO CORRECT TITLES AND CODE REFERENCES; AND TO REVISE THE PERMITTING AND APPEAL PROCESSES PRESCRIBED IN CHAPTERS 5.32 (PUBLIC SWIMMING POOL LICENSES), 5.48 (LAUNDRIES), AND 5.96 (TATTOOING AND BODY PIERCING LICENSES); THE PENALTY AS IS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 1.08.010 - 1.08.030, 5.32.160, AND 5.96.110 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT, ELAINE HENGEN, (915) 541-4550]

8K. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 6 (VEHICLES FOR HIRE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO CHANGE THE REFERENCES TO THE CITY-COUNTY HEALTH DISTRICT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH; AND TO CORRECT REFERENCES MADE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES; THE PENALTY AS IS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 1.08.010 - 1.08.030 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT, ELAINE HENGEN, (915) 541-4550]

8L. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 9 (HEALTH AND SAFETY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO CHANGE THE REFERENCES TO THE CITY-COUNTY HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRICT; TO ASSIGN THE DUTIES OF THE DISTRICT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH OR THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, AS APPROPRIATE; TO REVISE DEFINITIONS; TO CORRECT TITLES AND CODE REFERENCES; TO REVISE THE PERMITTING AND APPEAL PROCESSES PRESCRIBED IN THE TITLE; TO DELETE SECTION 9.84.040 (VACATION OF DANGEROUS BUILDINGS); AND TO CORRECT REFERENCES MADE IN THE CODE TO TWO STATE AGENCIES; THE PENALTY AS IS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 9.04.390, 9.08.070, 9.12.890, 9.16.040, 9.24.050, 9.32.150, 9.38.060, 9.39.040, 9.44.330, 9.48.260, AND 9.50.130 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT, ELAINE HENGEN, (915) 541-4550]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON DECEMBER 18, 2007, FOR ITEMS 8B & 8E - 8L

8M. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF TRACT 1A, SECTION 34, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) TO S-D (SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT); PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF TRACT 1A AND 12D, SECTION 34, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM A-2 (APARTMENT) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL); AND PARCEL 3: A PORTION OF TRACTS 1A AND 12D, SECTION 34, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) TO A 2 (APARTMENT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: TIERRA FLORES DRIVE, EDGEMERE BOULEVARD, AND JASON CRANDALL DRIVE. APPLICANT: CAMINO REAL PROPERTIES I, LTD. ZON07-00112 (DISTRICT 5) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

8N. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 22, BLOCK 16, DEL NORTE ACRES, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-2 (APARTMENT) TO S-D (SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8964 GATEWAY NORTH BLVD. APPLICANTS: JOHN W. AND JUDITH A. PALMER. ZON07-00120 (DISTRICT 2) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

8O. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO CHANGE THE REFERENCES TO THE CITY-COUNTY HEALTH DISTRICT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES; AND TO CORRECT REFERENCES MADE TO STATE AGENCIES, SPECIFICALLY, THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES AND THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT, ELAINE HENGEN, (915) 541-4550]

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, KELLY CARPENTER, (915) 541-4193]

8P. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO CHANGE THE REFERENCES TO THE CITY-COUNTY HEALTH DISTRICT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, AS APPROPRIATE; AND TO ELIMINATE PROVISIONS REQUIRING THE CITY-COUNTY HEALTH DISTRICT TO ISSUE PERMITS FOR PROCESSING AND RECYCLING COLLECTION FACILITIES AND REVERSE VENDING MACHINES; THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT, ELAINE HENGEN, (915) 541-4550]

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, KELLY CARPENTER, (915) 541-4193

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JANUARY 2, 2008, FOR ITEMS 8M - 8P

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: 8C.  - 8D. 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.

8C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 016528 TO MODIFY THE BOUNDARIES OF TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER 5, CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, TO ENLARGE THE BOUNDARIES OF THE EXISTING ZONE TO INCLUDE AN ADDITIONAL PARCEL IN DOWNTOWN EL PASO: PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1001 AND 1009 MAGOFFIN AVENUE, AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED HEREIN; TO MODIFY THE DESIGNATION OF THE AREA OF THE ZONE AND THE DESCRIPTION OF THE BOUNDARIES OF THE ZONE; AND TO AMEND OTHER PROVISIONS OF ORDINANCE NO. 016528 RELATED THERETO. (DISTRICT 8) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4760]

8D. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 016528 TO MODIFY THE BOUNDARIES OF TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER 5, CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, TO ENLARGE THE BOUNDARIES OF THE EXISTING ZONE TO INCLUDE ADDITIONAL PARCELS IN DOWNTOWN EL PASO: THE INSIGHTS MUSEUM SITE AND THE AREA AROUND SAN JACINTO PLAZA, AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED HEREIN; TO MODIFY THE DESIGNATION OF THE AREA OF THE ZONE AND THE DESCRIPTION OF THE BOUNDARIES OF THE ZONE; AND TO AMEND OTHER PROVISIONS OF ORDINANCE NO. 016528 RELATED THERETO. (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 NO
6 Rep. Holguin NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke ABSTAIN
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9.  DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES: Storm 2006 Infrastructure Repair/Reconstruction Progress Update December 11, 2007."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

STORM 2006 INFRASTRUCTURE REPAIR/RECONSTRUCTION PROGRESS UPDATE DECEMBER 11, 2007.

COUNCIL RATIFICATION OF THE FOLLOWING STORM 2006 CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS. SUCH CONTRACTS WERE ENTERED INTO BY THE CITY MANAGER UNDER THE AUTHORITY GRANTED BY COUNCIL IN THE SEPTEMBER 19, 2006, COUNCIL RESOLUTION. (ATTACHMENT A) [DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

STORM 2006 INFRASTRUCTURE REPAIR/RECONSTRUCTION PROGRESS UPDATE DECEMBER 11, 2007

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

DESIGN:

CH2M HILL, INC. - FIRST AMENDMENT TO ORIGINAL PROFESSIONAL AGREEMENT SHALL PROVIDE ADDITIONAL DESIGN SERVICES FOR STORM 2006 PROJECTS. THE PROJECTS INCLUDE COLONIA ESCONDIDA DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS, AND OTHER STORM 2006 PROJECTS. THE AMENDMENT SHALL EXTEND CONTRACT VALUE FROM $725,000 TO $975,000.

CH2M HILL, INC. - SECOND AMENDMENT TO ORIGINAL PROFESSIONAL AGREEMENT SHALL PROVIDE ADDITIONAL DESIGN SERVICES FOR STORM 2006 PROJECTS. THE PROJECTS INCLUDE ADDITIONAL DESIGN SERVICES FOR COLONIA ESCONDIDA DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS, CEBADA PUMP STATION IMPROVEMENTS, AND BASIN A PUMP STATION IMPROVEMENTS. THE AMENDMENT SHALL EXTEND CONTRACT VALUE FROM $975,000 TO $1,325,000.

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

   
Item: 10A.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 4C, Morehead Block, west of Chelsea Street and south of Trowbridge Drive. ZON07-00094"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 4C, MOREHEAD BLOCK, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-4/SP (RESIDENTIAL/SPECIAL PERMIT) TO C-1/SP/C (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL PERMIT/CONDITION), AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: WEST OF CHELSEA STREET AND SOUTH OF TROWBRIDGE DRIVE. APPLICANT: IMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH OF EL PASO. ZON07-00094 (DISTRICT 2) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

   
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.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Tracts 4E2 and 4E9, Block 55, Ysleta Grant, 1271 Tower Trail Lane. ZON07-00114 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACTS 4E2 AND 4E9, BLOCK 55, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO M 1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1271 TOWER TRAIL LANE. APPLICANT: SOUTHERN AIR CONDITIONING, INC. ZON07-00114 (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

   
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: 10C.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 2, Block 8, Upper Valley Surveys, Upper Valley Road at Westside Drive. ZON07-00113"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED WITH R-2 ZONING FOR 2.5 HOMES PER ACRE.

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 2, BLOCK 8, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-2 (RESIDENTIAL) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: UPPER VALLEY ROAD AT WESTSIDE DRIVE. APPLICANT: SHAB, INC. ZON07-00113 (DISTRICT 1) [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 ABSTAIN
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10D.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 6, Section 34, Block 79, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railway, 12708 Montana Avenue. ZON07-00102 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONE FOR ONE (1) WEEK

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 6, SECTION 34, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 12708 MONTANA AVENUE. APPLICANT: SELMA E. ABOUD. ZON07-00102 (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 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: 10E.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance vacating portions of Tangier Place and Malaga Place and a 20-foot alley between Block A and B and south of Blocks A and B of Zambrabo Subdivision Unit Two, (SUB07-00059)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE VACATING PORTIONS OF TANGIER PLACE AND MALAGA PLACE AND A 20-FOOT ALLEY BETWEEN BLOCK A AND B AND SOUTH OF BLOCKS A AND B OF ZAMBRABO SUBDIVISION UNIT TWO, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (SUB07-00059) (DISTRICT 3) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MICHELLE PADILLA, (915) 541-4903]

   
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: 11A.  PUBLIC HEARING - CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE: An Ordinance amending Title 13 (Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places), Chapter 13.20 (Miscellaneous Street and Sidewalk Use Regulations), Section 13.20.110 (Bus Bench Franchises), to provide for the granting and   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 13 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND PUBLIC PLACES), CHAPTER 13.20 (MISCELLANEOUS STREET AND SIDEWALK USE REGULATIONS), SECTION 13.20.110 (BUS BENCH FRANCHISES), TO PROVIDE FOR THE GRANTING AND ADMINISTRATION OF BUS BENCH AND SHELTER FRANCHISES. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, RAYMOND L. TELLES, (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 ABSTAIN
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11B.  PUBLIC HEARING - CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE: An Ordinance rescinding Ordinance No. 15615 and granting a new non-exclusive franchise to Bench Ads of El Paso, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE RESCINDING ORDINANCE NO. 15615 AND GRANTING A NEW NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE TO BENCH ADS OF EL PASO, INC. TO PLACE BENCHES AT BUS STOPS ON CITY RIGHTS-OF-WAY PURSUANT TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE; THE PENALTIES BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 13.20.110 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, RAYMOND L. TELLES, (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 ABSTAIN
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11C.  PUBLIC HEARING - CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE: An Ordinance rescinding Ordinance No. 14003 and granting a new non-exclusive franchise to Pinnacle Media, L.L.C."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE RESCINDING ORDINANCE NO. 14003 AND GRANTING A NEW NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE TO PINNACLE MEDIA, L.L.C. TO PLACE BENCHES AT BUS STOPS ON CITY RIGHTS-OF-WAY PURSUANT TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE; THE PENALTIES BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 13.20.110 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, RAYMOND L. TELLES, (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 ABSTAIN
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11D.  PUBLIC HEARING - CITY'S ATTORNEY'S OFFICE: An Ordinance rescinding Ordinance No. 13857 and granting a new non-exclusive franchise to Otto H. Maser, Jr."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE RESCINDING ORDINANCE NO. 13857 AND GRANTING A NEW NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE TO OTTO H. MASER, JR. TO PLACE BENCHES AT BUS STOPS ON CITY RIGHTS-OF-WAY PURSUANT TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE; THE PENALTIES BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 13.20.110 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, RAYMOND L. TELLES, (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 ABSTAIN
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11E.  PUBLIC HEARING - CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE: An Ordinance rescinding Ordinance No. 13753 and granting a new non-exclusive franchise to Oliva Manufactured Home Sales, Inc. d/b/a Southwest Bench Ads"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE RESCINDING ORDINANCE NO. 13753 AND GRANTING A NEW NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE TO OLIVA MANUFACTURED HOME SALES, INC. D/B/A SOUTHWEST BENCH ADS TO PLACE BENCHES AT BUS STOPS ON CITY RIGHTS-OF-WAY PURSUANT TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE; THE PENALTIES BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 13.20.110 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, RAYMOND L. TELLES, (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 ABSTAIN
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12.  PUBLIC HEARING - FINANCIAL SERVICES: An Ordinance amending El Paso Municipal Code Title 2 (Administration and Personnel), Chapter 2.64 (City Employee's Pension Fund), changing Section 2.64.130 (Participation in Pension System - City-County Health Unit E  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL), CHAPTER 2.64 (CITY EMPLOYEE'S PENSION FUND), CHANGING SECTION 2.64.130 (PARTICIPATION IN PENSION SYSTEM - CITY-COUNTY HEALTH UNIT EMPLOYEES), TO ESTABLISH RULES RELATED TO SERVICE EARNED AS EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY-COUNTY HEALTH UNIT AND CHANGING SECTION 2.64.120 (PARTICIPATION IN PENSION SYSTEM - CIVIL SERVICE EMPLOYEES) TO SUNSET SUBSECTION ''C'' RELATING TO CITY-COUNTY HEALTH DISTRICT EMPLOYEES ON DECEMBER 31, 2007. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, ROBERT ASH, (915) 541-4545] [OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4777]

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

   
Item: 13.  PUBLIC HEARING - OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET: An Ordinance to tax tangible personal property in transit held temporarily at a location in El Paso, Texas, which would otherwise be exempt "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

POSTPONED FROM 11-20-07 AND 12-04-07

   
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: 14A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on the plan presented by Mujer Obrera regarding Centro Mayapán."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO EXPEND FUNDS TO REVIEW THE PLAN ON CENTRO MAYAPÁN AND COME BACK TO COUNCIL IN 45 DAYS WITH A RECOMMENDATION FROM STAFF ON FURTHER FUNDING.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE PLAN PRESENTED BY MUJER OBRERA REGARDING CENTRO MAYAPÁN. [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 NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega NO
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 14B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on processes by Environmental Services to control inadvertent or illegal medical waste disposal at City landfills and ways to regulate commercial solid waste services in City limits."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONE FOR ONE (1) WEEK

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON PROCESSES BY ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES TO CONTROL INADVERTENT OR ILLEGAL MEDICAL WASTE DISPOSAL AT CITY LANDFILLS AND WAYS TO REGULATE COMMERCIAL SOLID WASTE SERVICES IN CITY LIMITS.

[REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

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

   
Item: 15.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action for the City Manager to be authorized to execute a Chapter 380 Economic Development Program Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and Global Alternative Fuels, LLC"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION FOR THE CITY MANAGER TO BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE A CHAPTER 380 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND GLOBAL ALTERNATIVE FUELS, LLC, A TEXAS LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (''APPLICANT''), IN RELATION TO THE APPLICANT'S DEVELOPMENT OF A BIODIESEL PRODUCTION FACILITY IN EL PASO, TEXAS. (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 DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Castro NO
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin ABSTAIN
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX1.  Application of El Paso Electric Company for Certificate of Convenience and Necessity for Combined Cycle Generation Station - Newman 5, before the Public Utilities Commission of Texas, SOAH Docket No. 473-07-3572, Docket No. 34494. (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 SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE APPLICATION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC CO. FOR CERTIFICATE OF CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY FOR COMBINED CYCLE GENERATION STATION - NEWMAN 5, BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF TEXAS, SOAH DOCKET NO. 473-07-3572, DOCKET NO. 34494.

APPLICATION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR CERTIFICATE OF CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY FOR COMBINED CYCLE GENERATION STATION - NEWMAN 5, BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF TEXAS, SOAH DOCKET NO. 473-07-3572, DOCKET NO. 34494. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, BERTHA A. ONTIVEROS, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX2.  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: EX3.  Maria Provencio vs. El Paso City-County Health and Environmental District, Cause No. 2006-4559, 346th Judicial District Court. (551.071) "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

MARIA PROVENCIO VS. EL PASO CITY-COUNTY HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRICT, CAUSE NO. 2006-4559, 346TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT. (551.071)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: ADDNEX1.  Discussion and action regarding strategies and options related to Asarco litigation, bankruptcy, TCEQ permit process, and other legal matters involving Asarco. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LOZANO, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO HEREBY GRANTS ITS OUTSIDE COUNSEL SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY IN RELATION TO THE CITY’S PROOF OF CLAIM IN THE ASARCO LLC BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING (CASE NUMBER 05-21207) IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT, SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS, REGARDING THE PARTICULATE MATTER REDUCTION PROJECT (PAVING CONTRACT) CLAIM; AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER AND THE CITY'S OUTSIDE COUNSEL BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE AND FILE ANY AND ALL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO SUCH PROPOSED SETTLEMENT.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING STRATEGIES AND OPTIONS RELATED TO ASARCO LITIGATION, BANKRUPTCY, TCEQ PERMIT PROCESS, AND OTHER LEGAL MATTERS INVOLVING ASARCO. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, RAYMOND L. TELLES, (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 NOVEMBER 13, 2007 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING"

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE NOVEMBER 13, 2007 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING. (ACTION 07-59)

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

   
Item: MTB2.  Discussion and action on the re-appointment of Ernst Erbe to the Citizens Advisory Committee"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE RE-APPOINTMENT OF ERNST ERBE TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BY SUSIE BYRD. (ACTION 07-60)

   
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

   
Item: MTB3.  Discussion and action on the re-appointment of Robin Roberts to the Citizens Advisory Committee "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE RE-APPOINTMENT OF ROBIN ROBERTS TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BY JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO. (ACTION 07-61)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB4.  Discussion and action on the approval of the Mass Transit Department Board Meetings Calendar for the Year 2008. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETINGS CALENDAR FOR THE YEAR 2008. (07-62)

   
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

   
Item: MTB5.  Discussion and action on a resolution that the Mass Transit Department Board hereby adopts the City of El Paso, Mass Transit Department Bus Bench Franchise Rules"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD HEREBY ADOPTS THE CITY OF EL PASO, MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BUS BENCH FRANCHISE RULES, WHICH ARE ATTACHED HERETO AND INCORPORATED HEREIN AS EXHIBIT ''A'' AND THAT ALL PRIOR BUS BENCH RULES ARE HEREBY RESCINDED. (07-63)

   
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 ABSTAIN
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES

   
Item: MTB6.  Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-004 to Expert Transmission "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-004 (BUS TRANSMISSION EXCHANGE PROGRAM ALLISON VR731) TO EXPERT TRANSMISSION FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $603,000.00.

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF 36 MONTHS

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT

AWARD TO: EXPERT TRANSMISSION

HUFFMAN, TEXAS

TEMS: 1 & 2

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $201,000.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600015 - 503118 - 40348

FUNDING SOURCE: MASS TRANSIT INVENTORY PURCHASES-VEHICLE MAINTENANCE SUPPLIES

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $603,000.00 (3-YEAR TOTAL)

DISTRICT(S): ALL

CONTACT PERSON: TERRENCE FREIBURG, PURCHASING MANAGER, 541-4313.

(ACTION 07-64)

   
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

   
Item: MTB7.  Request that the Purchasing Manager for Financial Services be authorized to issue Purchase Order(s) to New Flyer, Ind."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER(S) TO NEW FLYER, IND. THE SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER OF PARTS FOR NEW FLYER BUSES. TOTAL ESTIMATED YEARLY AMOUNT OF $ 100,000.00. TOTAL ESTIMATED THREE (3) YEAR AWARD, $300,000.00 WITH THE STIPULATION THAT THE VENDOR PROVIDES AN UPDATED SOLE SOURCE LETTER AND AFFIDAVIT EACH YEAR.

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600006 - 503118 - 40345

FUNDING SOURCE: SUN METRO OPERATIONS/VEHICLE MAINTENANCE SUPPLIES

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT $300,000.00 (3-YEAR TOTAL)

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2008-043

DISTRICT(S): ALL

(ACTION 07-65)

   
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

   
Item: MTB8.  Request that the Purchasing Manager Financial Services be authorized to issue a Purchase Order(s) to GFI Genfare"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FINANCIAL SERVICES BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER(S) TO GFI GENFARE, THE SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER OF ODYSSEY VALIDATING FAREBOX SYSTEM AND RELATED EQUIPMENT. THE SYSTEM WILL ENHANCE THE CURRENT SECURITY SOFTWARE SYSTEMS FOR REVENUE COLLECTION AND FRAUD PREVENTION. THIS IS SOLE SOURCE PROCUREMENT AS DEFINED UN SECTION 252.022 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE.

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT

ACCOUNT NO.: 508008 - 60600011 - 11600 - TX - 90 - X774

FUNDING SOURCE: GRANT FUNDED

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $848,285

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2008-072

DISTRICT(S) ALL

ACTION (07-66)

   
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

   
Item: MTB9.  Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-025 to Gillig Corporation, Muncie Reclamation & Supply dba Muncie Transit Supply, New Flyer Industries and Prevost Parts"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-025 (BUS COMPONENT PARTS) TO GILLIG CORPORATION, MUNCIE RECLAMATION & SUPPLY DBA MUNCIE TRANSIT SUPPLY, NEW FLYER INDUSTRIES AND PREVOST PARTS FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $1,800,000.00.

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT

AWARD TO VENDOR 1: GILLIG CORPORATION

HAYWARD, CA

ITEMS: GROUP I (PRIMARY), GROUP II AND VI (SECONDARY)

AWARD TO VENDOR 2: MUNCIE RECLAMATION & SUPPLY,DBA MUNCIE TRANSIT SUPPLY

MUNCIE, IN

ITEMS: GROUP IV (PRIMARY)

OPTIONS: TWO (2) YEARS

AWARD TO VENDOR 3: NEW FLYER INDUSTRIES

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA, CANADA

ITEMS: GROUP II (PRIMARY), GROUP III AND V (SECONDARY)

AWARD TO VENDOR 4: PREVOST PARTS

ELGIN, IL

ITEMS: GROUP III,V AND VI (PRIMARY), GROUP I AND IV (SECONDARY)

TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUAL AMOUNT: $600,000.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600015 - 503118 - 40348

FUNDING SOURCE: MASS TRANSIT INVENTORY PURCHASES-VEHICLE MAINTENANCE SUPPLIES

TOTAL RECOMMENDED AWARD: $1,800,000.00 (3-YEAR TOTAL)

DISTRICT(S): ALL

(ACTION 07-67)

   
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

   
Item: MTB10.  Discussion and action on a resolution to authorize the City Manager to sign the First Amendment to the Mass Transit Management Services Agreement for Sun Metro by and between the Mass Transit Department Board of the City of El Paso and First Transit, Inc.  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN THE FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE MASS TRANSIT MANAGEMENT SERVICES AGREEMENT FOR SUN METRO BY AND BETWEEN THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD OF THE CITY OF EL PASO AND FIRST TRANSIT, INC. WITH RESPECT TO THE CONTINUED MANAGEMENT OF SUN METRO. (07-68)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
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

   
Item: MTB11.  Director’s Report
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE



 
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