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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 1/15/2008
 
   
Item: 1.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on the Election of Mayor Pro Tempore and Alternate Mayor Pro Tempore. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ELECT REPRESENTATIVE BYRD AS MAYOR PRO TEMPORE. NO ACTION WAS TAKEN ON THE ELECTION OF ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE ELECTION OF MAYOR PRO TEMPORE AND ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
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.

"2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 8, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 8, 2008. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"3. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"4. RESOLUTION: AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A REAFFIRMATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND DANIEL DIAZ AND MARIA DEL CARMEN DIAZ

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A REAFFIRMATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND DANIEL DIAZ AND MARIA DEL CARMEN DIAZ WHICH REAFFIRMS THE REHABILITATION LOAN TO THE CITY FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 9012 MT. OLYMPUS, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 2) [COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4643]

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: EMANUEL ANTHONY MARTINEZ TO THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD.

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

EMANUEL ANTHONY MARTINEZ TO THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

"5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ELIA PEREZ TO THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD.

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ELIA PEREZ TO THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

"6A. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-013 (TRAFFIC PRIORITY CONTROL SYSTEM, INFRARED ACTIVATED, DATA-ENCODED) TO TRI-STATE ELECTRIC LTD.

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-013 (TRAFFIC PRIORITY CONTROL SYSTEM, INFRARED ACTIVATED, DATA-ENCODED) TO TRI-STATE ELECTRIC LTD. FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $154,561.83.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: TRI-STATE ELECTRIC LTD.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: 1 AND 8

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $154,561.83

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ACCOUNT NO.: 27263 - 99331117 - 508027 - PCP06ST013

FUNDING SOURCE: SIGNAL/FLASHER INSTALL CP06

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $154,561.83

DISTRICTS: 1 AND 8

THIS IS A 24-MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT.

THE COST UNDER THIS REQUIREMENTS CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM, SO LONG AS INCREASED FUNDS ARE APPROPRIATED IN THE BUDGET.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, RECOMMEND AWARD TO TRI-STATE ELECTRIC LTD., THE VENDOR OFFERING BEST VALUE BID. [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

"6B. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-006 (JANITORIAL SERVICES - NOLAN RICHARDSON AND GARY DEL PALACIO RECREATION CENTER AND SAN JUAN SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER) TO TOTAL CLEANING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-006 (JANITORIAL SERVICES - NOLAN RICHARDSON AND GARY DEL PALACIO RECREATION CENTER AND SAN JUAN SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER) TO TOTAL CLEANING SERVICES FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $103,968.40.

DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION

AWARD TO: TOTAL CLEANING SERVICES

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: ALL

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $32,283.16 (1ST YEAR) $34,706.80 (2ND YEAR) $36,978.44 (3RD YEAR)

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ACCOUNT NO.: 51010256 - 01101 - 502206

FUNDING SOURCE: OPERATING FUNDS, MAINTENANCE SVS. CONTRACT - JANITORIAL

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $103,968.40

DISTRICTS: 2, 3, AND 5

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND PARKS AND RECREATION RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID. [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

"7. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-020 (HYDRAULIC CYLINDER REPACK/REBUILD AND HYDRAULIC SYSTEM COMPONENTS REPAIR) TO CIMA TECHNOLOGIES, LLC

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-020 (HYDRAULIC CYLINDER REPACK/REBUILD AND HYDRAULIC SYSTEM COMPONENTS REPAIR) TO CIMA TECHNOLOGIES, LLC FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $120,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: CIMA TECHNOLOGIES, LLC

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: ALL

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $40,000

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ACCOUNT NO.: 45202 - 37370510 - 503125

FUNDING SOURCE: FLEET SERVICES INTERNAL FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $120,000

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A 36-MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT.

THE COST UNDER THIS REQUIREMENTS CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM, SO LONG AS INCREASED FUNDS ARE APPROPRIATED IN THE BUDGET.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF GENERAL SERVICES AND FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

"8. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2008-438 MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2008-438 MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT

THIS REQUEST SETS UP THE APPROPRIATIONS FOR A $50,000 AWARD TO THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF ART FROM THE SAMUEL H. KRESS FOUNDATION. THE SUPPORT OF THE FOUNDATION IS DESIGNATED AS FOLLOWS: $35,000 FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND PUBLICATION OF A CATALOG AND $15,000 TO BE USED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE MUSEUM OF ART. NO MATCH REQUIRED.

INCREASE $50,000 TO DONATIONS

INCREASE $50,000 TO CONTRACTUAL SERVICES

(ALL DISTRICTS)

[EL PASO MUSEUM OF ART, MICHAEL TOMOR, (915) 532-1707]

[OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4011]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9A.  - 9B. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:

PUBLIC COMMENT TYPICALLY IS NOT TAKEN DURING THE INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES.

PUBLIC COMMENTS ARE INVITED AT THE DATE OF THE SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING.

9A. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EL PASO TO ENTER INTO A LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF RIO BOSQUE PARK; SUPERSEDING ORDINANCES 012982 AND 014251; AND CANCELING THE LICENSE AGREEMENT APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 012982. (DISTRICT 6) [PARKS AND RECREATION, NANETTE SMEJKAL, (915) 541-4283]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JANUARY 22, 2008, FOR ITEM 9A

9B. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 2, BLOCK 37, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO A-O (APARTMENT-OFFICE) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 171-175 NORTH ZARAGOZA ROAD. APPLICANT: ELVIA C. MENDOZA. ZON07-00116 (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON FEBRUARY 5, 2008, FOR ITEM 9B

PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD AS PART OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING WHICH BEGINS AT APPROXIMATELY 9:00 A.M. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS PRESENT SHALL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD AT THAT TIME. AFTER THE PUBLIC HEARINGS, COUNCIL MAY ALSO DELAY TAKING ACTION ON ORDINANCES; NO REQUIREMENT IS MADE BY SECTION 3.9B OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER TO PUBLISH ANY FURTHER NOTICE. COPIES OF ALL ORDINANCES ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW IN THE CITY CLERK'S OFFICE, 2 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 8:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10.  INTRODUCTION AND PUBLIC HEARING - FINANCIAL SERVICES: An Ordinance authorizing the issuance of ''City of El Paso, Texas, Water And Sewer Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2008;'' and resolve matters which are necessary to effectuate said issuance.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF ''CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, WATER AND SEWER REVENUE REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2008;'' AND RESOLVE MATTERS WHICH ARE NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE SAID ISSUANCE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [BOND COUNSEL, PAUL A. BRADEN, (915) 544-9997]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11A.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: A Resolution approving a detailed site development plan for a portion of Lot 2, Block 4, West Ten Development, Remcon Circle ZON07-00126 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONE FOR ONE (1) WEEK.

A RESOLUTION APPROVING A DETAILED SITE DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR A PORTION OF LOT 2, BLOCK 4, WEST TEN DEVELOPMENT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO A SPECIAL CONTRACT CONDITION IMPOSED BY CONTRACT DATED FEBRUARY 28, 1984. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: REMCON CIRCLE. APPLICANT: RJLK, L.P. ZON07-00126 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, RAUL GARCIA, (915) 541-4935]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT 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: 11B.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: A Resolution approving a Detailed Site Development Plan for a portion of Lot 4, Block 3, Sunland Business Center, north of Doniphan Park Circle, south of Interstate 10, ZON07-00134"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONE FOR ONE (1) WEEK. "

A RESOLUTION APPROVING A DETAILED SITE DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR A PORTION OF LOT 4, BLOCK 3, SUNLAND BUSINESS CENTER, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO A SPECIAL CONTRACT CONDITION IMPOSED BY CONTRACT DATED JANUARY 28, 1985. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF DONIPHAN PARK CIRCLE, SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 10. APPLICANT: SUNLAND BUSINESS CENTER PARTNERS, LP. ZON07-00134 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720] POSTPONED FROM 01-02-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT 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: 11C.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 2A and all of 2J, Block 34, Ysleta Grant, 210 Smith Road ZON07-00117"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 2A AND ALL OF 2J, BLOCK 34, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 210 SMITH ROAD. APPLICANT: RAUL AND JOZETTE E. NAVA. ZON07-00117 (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633] POSTPONED FROM 01-08-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11D.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: A Resolution approving a detailed site development plan for a portion of Lot 2, Block 3, West Ten Development, 7420 Remcon Circle ZON07-00123 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONE FOR ONE (1) WEEK.

A RESOLUTION APPROVING A DETAILED SITE DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR A PORTION OF LOT 2, BLOCK 3, WEST TEN DEVELOPMENT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO A SPECIAL CONTRACT CONDITION IMPOSED BY CONTRACT DATED FEBRUARY 28, 1984. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 7420 REMCON CIRCLE. APPLICANT: RIO GRANDE MOB, LTD. ZON07-00123 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, RAUL GARCIA, (915) 541-4935]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT 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: 12A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to officially authorize and sponsor a Special Parade on February 27, 2008, recognizing the 4th Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, and the 3rd Battalion of the 43 ADA of the 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, also kn  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED AND SPONSORED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO OFFICIALLY AUTHORIZE AND SPONSOR A SPECIAL PARADE ON FEBRUARY 27, 2008, RECOGNIZING THE 4TH BRIGADE, 1ST CAVALRY DIVISION, AND THE 3RD BATTALION OF THE 43 ADA OF THE 11TH AIR DEFENSE ARTILLERY BRIGADE, ALSO KNOWN AS THE 4-1CAV AND 3-43 ADA, AND THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE U.S. MILITARY EFFORT IN IRAQ, ON BEHALF OF FT. BLISS AND THE U.S. ARMY. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on authorizing the City Manager to rename 8th Avenue to Olivas V. Aoy Avenue. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: RENAME 8TH AVENUE TO OLIVAS V. AOY AVENUE WITH THE FINDING THAT A PUBLIC PURPOSE WAS ESTABLISHED WITH THE IMPORTANCE OF MR. AOY TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATION IN EL PASO AND SPECIFICALLY THE EDUCATION OF THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN POPULATION.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO RENAME 8TH AVENUE TO OLIVAS V. AOY AVENUE. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13A.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that Council approves the Lower Dyer Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy and that the City Manager be authorized to submit the strategy to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT COUNCIL APPROVES THE LOWER DYER NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION STRATEGY AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SUBMIT THE STRATEGY TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD) FOR NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION STRATEGY AREA (NRSA) DESIGNATION. (DISTRICT 2) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, MARK WEBER, (915) 541-4932]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13B.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that Council approves the Chamizal Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy and that the City Manager be authorized to submit the strategy to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT COUNCIL APPROVES THE CHAMIZAL NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION STRATEGY AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SUBMIT THE STRATEGY TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD) FOR NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION STRATEGY AREA (NRSA) DESIGNATION. (DISTRICTS 3 AND 8) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, MARK WEBER, (915) 541-4932]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13C.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that Council approves the Sunrise Neighborhood Conservation Plan and the Municipal Action Strategy contained therein."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT COUNCIL APPROVES THE SUNRISE NEIGHBORHOOD CONSERVATION PLAN AND THE MUNICIPAL ACTION STRATEGY CONTAINED THEREIN. (DISTRICTS 2 AND 4) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, MARK WEBER, (915) 541-4932]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX1.  710, Inc. vs. The El Paso Central Appraisal District and The City of El Paso, Cause No. 2003TX350. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE, SECONDED, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO POSTPONE FOR ONE (1) WEEK. 710, INC. VS. THE EL PASO CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT AND THE CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. 2003TX350.

710, INC. VS. THE EL PASO CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT AND THE CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. 2003TX350. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT 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: EX2.  Discussion and action regarding City-County Property transactions. (551.071 & 551.072) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE QUINTANA AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE WITH THE COUNTY OF EL PASO ON THE ACQUISITION, SALE OR EXCHANGE OF REAL PROPERTY INTERESTS IN THE FOLLOWING:

1. 211 SHELTER PLACE, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS;

2. 325 SHELTER DRIVE, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS;

3. 5001 FRED WILSON DRIVE, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS;

4. 810 E. OVERLAND AVE., EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS;

5. 200 S. CAMPBELL, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS;

6. 222 S. CAMPBELL STREET, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; AND

7. 10039 NORTH LOOP, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS.


DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING CITY-COUNTY PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS. (551.071 & 551.072) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4293]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX3.  Discussion and action regarding City Hall real estate options. (551.071 & 551.072)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EVALUATE AND ANALYZE ALTERNATIVES RELATED TO THE PRESENT AND FUTURE USES OF CITY HALL REAL ESTATE INTERESTS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING CITY HALL REAL ESTATE OPTIONS. (551.071 & 551.072) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915)

541-4293]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX4.  Elizabeth Hepner vs. City of El Paso; Cause No. 2006-5498. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND CARRIED THAT THE OUTSIDE COUNSEL FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT, AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE LAWSUIT STYLED ELIZABETH HEPNER VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2006-5498.

ELIZABETH HEPNER VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2006-5498. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX5.  Discussion and action regarding Sexually Oriented Business Ordinance No. 016624. (551.071)  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING SEXUALLY ORIENTED BUSINESS ORDINANCE NO. 016624. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, HADLEY HUCHTON, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX6.  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: 1ST MOTION - MOTION MADE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY’S OUTSIDE COUNSEL BE AUTHORIZED TO FILE A MOTION FOR CONTINUANCE REGARDING ASARCO’S AIR QUALITY PERMIT NO. 20345 AND ANY RELATED DOCUMENTS WITH THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY BECAUSE OF ACTIONS THE CITY DESIRES TO TAKE IN THE BANKRUPTCY CASE AND OTHER ASSERTIVE ACTIONS AND BECAUSE OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY’S REVIEW OF LEAD STANDARDS; AND THAT THE CITY’S OUTSIDE COUNSEL BE AUTHORIZED TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY RELATED HEARINGS AND PROCESSES.

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 VACANT DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep Castro YES
5 Rep Quintana YES
6 Rep Holguin DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep Ortega YES
8 Rep O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX6.  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: FINAL MOTION - MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY’S OUTSIDE COUNSEL BE AUTHORIZED TO FILE ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS AND TAKE OTHER NECESSARY ACTIONS TO PROTECT THE CITY’S INTERESTS IN RELATION TO THE CITY’S POSITION IN THE ASARCO BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING (CASE NUMBER 05-21207) IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT, SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS AND THAT THE CITY’S OUTSIDE ATTORNEY IS AUTHORIZED TO TAKE ANY AND ALL ACTION NECESSARY TO PROTECT THE CITY’S INTERESTS, BOTH AFFIRMATIVE AND DEFENSIVE, INCLUDING THE PURSUIT OF ALL REMEDIES APPLICABLE TO SUCH CLAIM AND TO ENFORCE AND ADDRESS THE CITY’S POSITION REGARDING THIS OR RELATED MATTERS.

THIS MOTION IS INTENDED TO GRANT BROAD AUTHORITY TO THE CITY’S OUTSIDE ATTORNEY TO TAKE ANY ACTION NECESSARY TO ADDRESS THESE MATTERS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE INITIATION OF AND RESPONSE TO, LITIGATION, COMPLAINTS, AND ANY OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE OR JUDICIAL PROCEEDING OR PROCESS, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE.


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 VACANT DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep Castro ABSTAIN
5 Rep Quintana YES
6 Rep Holguin DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep Ortega YES
8 Rep O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: ADDN01.  CITY ATTORNEY: Discussion and action on a Resolution approving a change in rates, service charges, and other terms and conditions in resolution of Texas Gas Services' Statement of Intent to Change Rates. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONE FOR THREE (3) WEEKS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION APPROVING A CHANGE IN RATES, SERVICE CHARGES, AND OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN RESOLUTION OF TEXAS GAS SERVICES' STATEMENT OF INTENT TO CHANGE RATES. [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, BERTHA A. ONTIVEROS, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT 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


 
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