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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 1/29/2008
 
   
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 JANUARY 22, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 22, 2008. [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 THE LEASE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY (''EPE'') WITH RESPECT TO THE CITY'S USE OF EPE PROPERTY IN EXCHANGE FOR EPE'S USE OF THE CITY'S PROPERTY, BOTH OF WHICH ARE LOCATED NEAR THE LONE STAR GOLF CLUB.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE LEASE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY (''EPE'') WITH RESPECT TO THE CITY'S USE OF EPE PROPERTY IN EXCHANGE FOR EPE'S USE OF THE CITY'S PROPERTY, BOTH OF WHICH ARE LOCATED NEAR THE LONE STAR GOLF CLUB. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT KERN PLACE MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT AN OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTIONS OF BALTIMORE AVENUE, THE ADJACENT ALLEY, AND CINCINNATI STREET BETWEEN STANTON STREET AND NORTH MESA STREET FROM 6:00 P.M., FEBRUARY 5, 2008, TO 2:00 A.M., FEBRUARY 6, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT KERN PLACE MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT AN OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTIONS OF BALTIMORE AVENUE, THE ADJACENT ALLEY, AND CINCINNATI STREET BETWEEN STANTON STREET AND NORTH MESA STREET FROM 6:00 P.M., FEBRUARY 5, 2008, TO 2:00 A.M., FEBRUARY 6, 2008. (DISTRICTS 1 AND 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE NEW O.P.E.P. BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT AN OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF OCHOA STREET BETWEEN FIRST STREET AND PAISANO AVENUE FROM 8:00 PM, FEBRUARY 5, 2008, TO 2:00 AM, FEBRUARY 6, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE NEW O.P.E.P. BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT AN OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF OCHOA STREET BETWEEN FIRST STREET AND PAISANO AVENUE FROM 8:00 PM, FEBRUARY 5, 2008, TO 2:00 AM, FEBRUARY 6, 2008. (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY COUNCIL HEREBY RENAMES THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE STREET CURRENTLY KNOWN AS BELVIDERE STREET, WHICH IS LOCATED SOUTH OF MESA STREET (AS IDENTIFIED IN EXHIBIT ''A''), AND AUTHORIZES THE CITY MANAGER TO TAKE THE NECESSARY STEPS TO CHANGE THE NAME FROM BELVIDERE STREET TO DESERT PASS STREET.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL HEREBY RENAMES THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE STREET CURRENTLY KNOWN AS BELVIDERE STREET, WHICH IS LOCATED SOUTH OF MESA STREET (AS IDENTIFIED IN EXHIBIT ''A''), AND AUTHORIZES THE CITY MANAGER TO TAKE THE NECESSARY STEPS TO CHANGE THE NAME FROM BELVIDERE STREET TO DESERT PASS STREET. THIS IS LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MICHELLE PADILLA, (915) 541-4903]

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE SOLID WASTE LIENS ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT A)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE SOLID WASTE LIENS ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT A) (DISTRICTS 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, AND 8)

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

ATTACHMENT A

6333 FRANKLIN BLUFF $453.75 RUDOLFO & SANDRA MONTIEL

(DISTRICT 1)

5532 BANDY $309.24 JESUS M. ROJAS

(DISTRICT 2)

8913 GATEWAY $371.48 C. D. & TERRIE GODWIN

(DISTRICT 2)

5117 MOUNT ABBOTT DRIVE $308.70 BRAMBLETT & GRANDARA INVEST INC.

(DISTRICT 2)

LOT(S) 33, BLOCK 1, DEL NORTE ACRES SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 2) $111.14 MARIO C. AUDETAT

8916-8920 NEPTUNE STREET $986.34 C. D. & TERRIE GODWIN

(DISTRICT 2)

100 ANITA $431.56 JESUS JR & JANNIE B. JASSO

(DISTRICT 3)



7737 HERMOSILLO $293.54 MARIA C.O. ALVAREZ

(DISTRICT 3)

7431 ROSE CIRCLE $385.56 STEVE A. & JAMEY J. THRASHER

(DISTRICT 3)



10272 SHENANDOAH $191.79 JOHN L. MCKELLIPS

(DISTRICT 4)

10016 IMPERIAL STREET $306.53 JAIME J. V. HERNANDEZ

(DISTRICT 4)

5814 SUN COURT $217.23 ARTURO JR & PATRICIA FALCON

(DISTRICT 4)

9749 GAZA $261.61 JAVIER OROZCO

(DISTRICT 6)

1451 RUDY MONTOYA $178.80 ROSARIO E. CORTEZ

(DISTRICT 6)

12180 VALLEY QUAIL $240.50 RAFAEL R. OLIVAS

(DISTRICT 6)

595 RIVER VALLEY $785.54 MARTHA O. LOPEZ

(DISTRICT 7)

418 SAN PABLO PLACE $521.95 MARIA HORTON AND MARGARET H. VARA

(DISTRICT 7)

TRACT 6-C (0.361 ACRE), BLOCK 15, YSLETA SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 7) $495.43 SERGIO ALVAREZ

1921 ARIZONA $301.12 CHARLES. G. CLARK

(DISTRICT 8)

TRACT 15-Q (3.463 ACRES), A F MILLER SURV 213 ABST 3597 SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 8) $202.24 GERALD A. GEORGES

1419 SAINT VRAIN $173.93 LUCINDA B. LEPE

(DISTRICT 8)

1601 STANTON $406.12 DON SYVERTSEN

(DISTRICT 8)

N PT OF LOT 9 & E 1/2 OF LOT 10 (37.5 FT ON N-28.84 FT ON E-44.03 FT ON S-49.26 FT ON W) (1449.00 SQ FT), BLOCK 12, SUNSET HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 8) $104.11 MARY I. HOOPER

3027 RIVERA $298.41 MARIA T. VILLALOBOS

(DISTRICT 8)

"3F. RESOLUTION: APPROVE A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO APPROVE TO ELECTRONICALLY SUBMIT A GRANT PROPOSAL TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION (OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF TEXAS) FOR THE JABG GRANT PROGRAM IN THE AMOUNT OF $18,311.34 WITH A LOCAL CASH MATCH OF $9,350.06 FOR A TOTAL OF $27,661.40.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO APPROVE TO ELECTRONICALLY SUBMIT A GRANT PROPOSAL TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION (OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF TEXAS) FOR THE JABG GRANT PROGRAM IN THE AMOUNT OF $18,311.34 WITH A LOCAL CASH MATCH OF $9,350.06 FOR A TOTAL OF $27,661.40. CASH MATCH REQUIREMENT OF $9,350.06 IS BEING PROVIDED FROM THE GENERAL FUND #21010050-01101-506000. (ALL DISTRICTS) [POLICE DEPARTMENT, TOM WHITTEN, (915) 564-7304]

"4A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: HENRY STOKES TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

HENRY STOKES TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"4B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: GEORGE INGRAM TO THE CITY EMPLOYEES PENSION BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

GEORGE INGRAM TO THE CITY EMPLOYEES PENSION BOARD OF TRUSTEES BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"4C. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: DANIEL BARNES TO THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

DANIEL BARNES TO THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: RODOLFO A. TRONCOSO TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

RODOLFO A. TRONCOSO TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., DISTRICT 6. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178

"5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: SANDRA CHIQUITO TO THE PUBLIC UTILITY REGULATION BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

SANDRA CHIQUITO TO THE PUBLIC UTILITY REGULATION BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., DISTRICT 6. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

"5C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JOSIAH HEYMAN TO THE MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JOSIAH HEYMAN TO THE MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"5D. BOARD APPOINTMENT: TOMMY J. RAZLOZNIK TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

TOMMY J. RAZLOZNIK TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"5E. BOARD APPOINTMENT: STEVEN R. SILVER TO THE BROWNFIELDS REDEVELOPMENT BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

STEVEN R. SILVER TO THE BROWNFIELDS REDEVELOPMENT BOARD, FILLING AN UNEXPIRED TERM, BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4.

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

"5F. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ALBERT MARTINEZ, III, TO THE FAIR HOUSING TASK FORCE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ALBERT MARTINEZ, III, TO THE FAIR HOUSING TASK FORCE BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"5G. BOARD APPOINTMENT: DAVID SHORT TO THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

DAVID SHORT TO THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

"5H. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ANIBAL OLAGUE TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ANIBAL OLAGUE TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION, AS A REGULAR MEMBER UNDER THE COMMUNITY AFFAIRS APPOINTMENT, BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

"5I. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MELISSA C. BRANDRUP TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

MELISSA C. BRANDRUP TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400

"5J. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MARY RUSSELL TO THE MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

MARY RUSSELL TO THE MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

"6. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO EXTEND THE EXISTING CONTRACT TO CLEAR CHANNEL TO PROVIDE OUTDOOR BILLBOARD ADVERTISING PROMOTING EL PASO, TEXAS, THROUGH FEBRUARY 2008

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO EXTEND THE EXISTING CONTRACT TO CLEAR CHANNEL TO PROVIDE OUTDOOR BILLBOARD ADVERTISING PROMOTING EL PASO, TEXAS, THROUGH FEBRUARY 2008 FOR AN ADDITIONAL $6,100 FOR A TOTAL OF $56,001. EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2007, UNDER LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 252-022(16), ADVERTISING IS EXEMPT, OTHER THAN LEGAL NOTICES, FROM COMPETITIVE BIDDING REQUIREMENTS.

DEPARTMENT: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

ACCOUNT NO.: 15010721 - 15462 - 15000

FUNDING SOURCE: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/CITY MANAGER

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $56,001

REFERENCE NO.: 2008-125

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

   
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: 7A.  - 7D. 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.

7A. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON06-00148 TO ALLOW FOR AN INFILL DEVELOPMENT TO ALLOW REDUCED LOT DEPTH AND SETBACKS ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF TRACTS 8 AND 9, BLOCK C, CHRISTY TRACT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.08.030.C OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 536 JAMES STREET. APPLICANT: RODOLFO GONZALEZ. ZON06-00148 (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA KELLUM, (915) 541-4730]

7B. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 9 AND 10, BLOCK 28, COTTON ADDITION, 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: 2419 GRANT AVENUE. APPLICANT: AQUA INVESTMENTS. ZON07-00119 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

7C. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 28, 29, AND 30, BLOCK 12, SAHARA ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 5701 SALUKI DRIVE AND THE ABUTTING LOT 28, EAST OF 5701 SALUKI DRIVE. APPLICANT: TIMOTHY A. GAMWELL. ZON07-00128 (DISTRICT 4) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ERNESTO ARRIOLA, (915) 541-4723]

7D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 1, SECTION 16, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1500 FT. NORTH OF DYER STREET AND WEST OF ODONNELL STREET. APPLICANT: JOBE MATERIALS, L.P. ZON07-00157 (DISTRICT 4) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON FEBRUARY 19, 2008, FOR ITEMS 7A - 7D

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

   
Item: 8A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-051 (Concrete Intersection Improvements Phase I: Pellicano @ Lomaland & McCombs @ Railroad) to C.F. Jordan, L.P."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-051 (CONCRETE INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS PHASE I: PELLICANO @ LOMALAND & MCCOMBS @ RAILROAD) TO C.F. JORDAN, L.P., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AMOUNT OF $1,597,133.

DEPARTMENT: STREET

AWARD TO: C.F. JORDAN, L.P.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: PELLICANO @ LOMALAND: BASE BID I: $605,045

ALTERNATE I: $75,600

BASE BID III A: $41,701

BASE BID III B: $4,040

MCCOMBS @ RAILROAD: BASE BID II: $788,152

ALTERNATE II: $44,840

BASE BID IV A: $36,955

BASE BID IV B: $800

TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AWARD: $1,597,133

ACCOUNT NO: PCP06ST005 AND PCP06ST008 - 99331117

- 27263 - 508027

FUNDING SOURCE: 2006 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

DISTRICTS: 4 AND 7

IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY CONTRACTS OR OTHER DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

WORK UNDER THIS UNIT PRICE CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE ORDERED, PERFORMED, INVOICED, AND PAID BY MEASURED QUANTITY. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL OF UNIT PRICES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM.

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

THIS IS A LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 8B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-073 (Storm 2006: Upper Valley Drainage Improvements Phase I) to C.F. Jordan, L.P."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONE FOR ONE (1) WEEK.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-073 (STORM 2006: UPPER VALLEY DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS PHASE I) TO C.F. JORDAN, L.P., EL PASO, TEXAS, FOR AN ESTIMATED MINIMUM TOTAL AMOUNT OF $10,427,250.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: C.F. JORDAN, L.P.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: BASE BID I: $3,517,345

BASE BID II: $5,872,080

BASE BID III: $257,080

BASE BID IV: $780,745

TOTAL EST. MIN. AWARD: $10,427,250

ACCOUNT NO: PSTM06PW26-0 - 27264 - 14200500 - 508027

FUNDING SOURCE: STORM 2006 BOND ISSUE

DISTRICT: 1

IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY CONTRACTS OR OTHER DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

WORK UNDER THIS UNIT PRICE CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE ORDERED, PERFORMED, INVOICED, AND PAID BY MEASURED QUANTITY. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL OF UNIT PRICES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM.

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

THIS IS A LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT 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 YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8C.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-070 (EPIA - Reconstruction of Taxiway J and Taxiway M) to C.F. Jordan, L.P."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-070 (EPIA - RECONSTRUCTION OF TAXIWAY J AND TAXIWAY M) TO C.F. JORDAN, L.P., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AMOUNT OF $10,999,150.

DEPARTMENT: EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

AWARD TO: C.F. JORDAN, L.P

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: ALTERNATE BID I: $9,657,330

ALTERNATE BID II: $1,341,820

TOTAL EST. MIN. AWARD: $10,999,150

ACCOUNT NO: G620AIP0025 - 62620031 - 11514 - 508027

FUNDING SOURCE: FAA AIP GRANTS & AIRPORT ENTERPRISE FUND

DISTRICT: 2

IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY CONTRACTS OR OTHER DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

WORK UNDER THIS UNIT PRICE CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE ORDERED, PERFORMED, INVOICED, AND PAID BY MEASURED QUANTITY. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL OF UNIT PRICES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM.

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

THIS IS A LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, ENGINEERING, AND EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

[R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

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

   
Item: 9A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 14A, A.F. Miller Survey No. 210, and a portion of Tract 3-B-3-A, John Whittaker Survey No. 134, from R-3 (Residential) to R-4 (Residential). south of Dianjou Drive and west of   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONE FOR ONE (1) WEEK.

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 14A, A.F. MILLER SURVEY NO. 210, AND A PORTION OF TRACT 3-B-3-A, JOHN WHITTAKER SURVEY NO. 134, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO R-4 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: SOUTH OF DIANJOU DRIVE AND WEST OF BARTLETT DRIVE. APPLICANTS: MOUNTAIN VALLEY HOMES. ZON07-00129 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

   
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: 9B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Block 5, Fiesta Hills Unit One, from C-1 (Commercial) to C-3 (Commercial) and imposing a condition. 5375 North Mesa Street. ZON07-00131"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DENIED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF BLOCK 5, FIESTA HILLS UNIT ONE, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-1 (COMMERCIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 5375 NORTH MESA STREET. APPLICANT: EDWARD ABRAHAM. ZON07-00131 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

   
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: 9C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Lot 14, Block 63, East El Paso, from R-5 (Residential) to C-1 (Commercial). ZON07-00130 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 14, BLOCK 63, EAST EL PASO, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. APPLICANT: LAURA AND GARY MONTELEONE. ZON07-00130 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ERNESTO ARRIOLA, (915) 541-4723]

   
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: 9D.  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: APPROVED

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, 01-15-08, AND 01-22-08

   
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: 10.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: An Ordinance limiting the use of the power of eminent domain on non-blighted private property in the Redevelopment Districts of the Downtown 2015 Plan.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONE FOR ONE (1) WEEK. THIS MOTION FAILED.

AN ORDINANCE LIMITING THE USE OF THE POWER OF EMINENT DOMAIN ON NON-BLIGHTED PRIVATE PROPERTY IN THE REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS OF THE DOWNTOWN 2015 PLAN. (DISTRICT 8) [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11.  MUNICIPAL COURT: An Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 016428 to change the three divisions of Municipal Court Number Four to be divisions of Municipal Court Number Five. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 016428 TO CHANGE THE THREE DIVISIONS OF MUNICIPAL COURT NUMBER FOUR TO BE DIVISIONS OF MUNICIPAL COURT NUMBER FIVE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

   
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: 12.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: An Ordinance authorizing the City of El Paso to sell 11,057 square feet, more or less, being a portion of Block 17, Anson Mills Map commonly known as 319 - 327 Oregon Street.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EL PASO TO SELL 11,057 SQUARE FEET, MORE OR LESS, BEING A PORTION OF BLOCK 17, ANSON MILLS MAP OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, COMMONLY KNOWN AS 319 - 327 OREGON STREET, TO MILLS ACQUISITION COMPANY LP N/K/A MILLS PLAZA PROPERTIES LP. (DISTRICT 8) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, GONZALO CEDILLO, (915) 541-4074]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action that the El Paso City Council consents to the assignment by Mills Acquisition Company LP, n/k/a Mills Plaza Properties LP, of its interest in the sale of a portion of City property within Block 17, Anson Mills M  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL CONSENTS TO THE ASSIGNMENT BY MILLS ACQUISITION COMPANY LP, N/K/A MILLS PLAZA PROPERTIES LP, OF ITS INTEREST IN THE SALE OF A PORTION OF CITY PROPERTY WITHIN BLOCK 17, ANSON MILLS MAP OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, COMMONLY KNOWN AS 319 - 327 OREGON STREET, TO MILLS PLAZA PARKING LP. (DISTRICT 8) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, GONZALO CEDILLO, (915) 541-4074]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on authorizing the City Manager and staff to install street lights at 18 identified locations in south El Paso.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONE FOR ONE (1) WEEK.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND STAFF TO INSTALL STREET LIGHTS AT 18 IDENTIFIED LOCATIONS IN SOUTH EL PASO.

[REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

1. ON EAST SIDE OF PARK, A FEW YARDS BEFORE CESAR CHAVEZ HWY

2. INTERSECTION OF 8TH AVE AND THE ALLEY BETWEEN PARK & TAYS

3. ALLEY BETWEEN TAYS & HILLS AND FATHER RAHM & 6TH

4. ALLEY BETWEEN TAYS & HILLS AND 6TH & 7TH

5. ALLEY BETWEEN TAYS & HILLS AND 6TH AND FATHER RAHM

6. ALLEY BETWEEN 7TH & 8TH AND HILLS & ST. VRAIN

7. ALLEY BETWEEN 8TH & 9TH AND HILLS AND ST. VRAIN

8. ALLEY BETWEEN FATHER RAHM & 6TH AND ST. VRAIN & VIRGINIA

9. ALLEY BETWEEN 6TH & 7TH AND ST. VRAIN & VIRGINIA

10. AT THE INTERSECTION OF VIRGINIA AND 9TH

11. ALLEY BETWEEN VIRGINIA & OCHOA AND 6TH AND FATHER RAHM

12. ALLEY BETWEEN 8TH & 9TH AND VIRGINIA & OCHOA (POSSIBLY ON POLE #1009)

13. ON HILLS, BETWEEN PAISANO AND DELTA

14. INTERSECTION BETWEEN 8TH AVE AND THE ALLEY BETWEEN MESA AND OREGON (NORTH CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION).

15. WEST SIDE OF MESA, BETWEEN 6TH AND FATHER RAHM

16. ALLEY BETWEEN OREGON & MESA AND 4TH & 3RD (EAST SIDE OF ALLEY)

17. ALLEY BETWEEN STANTON & KANSAS AND 8TH & 7TH

18. INTERSECTION OF FATHER RAHM AND CAMPBELL (EITHER OF THE NORTH CORNERS)

   
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: 14B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on authorizing the City Manager and staff to install street lights at the following identified locations in East El Paso.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONE FOR ONE (1) WEEK.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND STAFF TO INSTALL STREET LIGHTS AT THE FOLLOWING IDENTIFIED LOCATIONS IN EAST EL PASO.

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

1. 2827 CHASWOOD STREET

2. 10235 BLACKWOOD STREET

3. 3451 BUFFALO GAP STREET

4. 2225 FRANK BEARD

5. 2205 ANISE

6. 11354 LAKE LOY

7. 11374 LAKE LOY

8. 11237 THUNDERCLOUD DR.

9. 11207 THUNDERCLOUD DR.

10. INTERSECTION OF SAM SNEAD AND RED SAILS

11. 11671 TOM FIORE

12. INTERSECTION OF EDGEMERE AND EAST GLEN

13. 12600 TIERRA DURA

14. 11349 LAKE NEMI

   
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: 14C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Professional Services Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and Patricia A. Shipton for legislative and lobbying services in Austin, Tex  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PATRICIA A. SHIPTON FOR LEGISLATIVE AND LOBBYING SERVICES IN AUSTIN, TEXAS. THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT IS FOR THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 29, 2008, THROUGH JANUARY 28, 2009, WITH TWO CONSECUTIVE RENEWAL TERMS OF ONE YEAR EACH. COMPENSATION FOR EACH YEAR WILL NOT EXCEED $100,000. [MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (915) 541-4656]

   
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: 14D.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on a Resolution appointing three members to the Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority Board.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED MR. DAVID MARCUS TO POSITION 1.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION APPOINTING THREE MEMBERS TO THE CAMINO REAL REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY BOARD. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

POSITION 1 POSITION 3 POSITION 5

1. DAVID MARCUS (INCUMBENT) 1. SCOTT MCLAUGHLIN 1. RALPH ADAME (INCUMBENT)

2. BELEN ROBLES 2. KEITH MAHAR 2. MONICA VARGAS

3. WAYNE WINDLE 3. MARISA BARRIO 3. BRENDA EHRLICH

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

   
Item: 14D.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on a Resolution appointing three members to the Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority Board.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED MR. SCOTT LAUGHLIN TO POSITION 3.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION APPOINTING THREE MEMBERS TO THE CAMINO REAL REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY BOARD. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

POSITION 1 POSITION 3 POSITION 5

1. DAVID MARCUS (INCUMBENT) 1. SCOTT MCLAUGHLIN 1. RALPH ADAME (INCUMBENT)

2. BELEN ROBLES 2. KEITH MAHAR 2. MONICA VARGAS

3. WAYNE WINDLE 3. MARISA BARRIO 3. BRENDA EHRLICH

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14D.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on a Resolution appointing three members to the Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority Board.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED MR. RALPH ADAME TO POSITION 5.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION APPOINTING THREE MEMBERS TO THE CAMINO REAL REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY BOARD. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

POSITION 1 POSITION 3 POSITION 5

1. DAVID MARCUS (INCUMBENT) 1. SCOTT MCLAUGHLIN 1. RALPH ADAME (INCUMBENT)

2. BELEN ROBLES 2. KEITH MAHAR 2. MONICA VARGAS

3. WAYNE WINDLE 3. MARISA BARRIO 3. BRENDA EHRLICH

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14E.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Appointment of one of the following individuals to the Public Service Board.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED RUBEN E. GUERRA.

APPOINTMENT OF ONE OF THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

RUBEN E. GUERRA

ANTHONY JOSEPH TARQUIN

ELMA CARRETO

   
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: 15.  MUNICIPAL CLERK: Discussion and action on a Resolution calling for a Special Election for the election in the City of El Paso of a District Representative for District No. 3 on May 10, 2008.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION CALLING FOR A SPECIAL ELECTION FOR THE ELECTION IN THE CITY OF EL PASO OF A DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVE FOR DISTRICT NO. 3 ON MAY 10, 2008. (DISTRICT 3) [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

   
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: 16.  PARKS AND RECREATION: Discussion and action on a Resolution the Mayor and City Council accept the recommendation from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board to rename Shawver Pool to the ''William W. Cowan Pool.''
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ACCEPT THE RECOMMENDATION FROM THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD TO RENAME SHAWVER POOL TO THE ''WILLIAM W. COWAN POOL.'' (DISTRICT 7) [PARKS AND RECREATION, NANETTE SMEJKAL, (915) 541-4283] POSTPONED FROM 01-22-08

   
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: 17A.  CITY MANAGER: For discussion and action; presentation by UTEP on Customer Service Survey."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONE FOR ONE (1) WEEK.

FOR DISCUSSION AND ACTION; PRESENTATION BY UTEP ON CUSTOMER SERVICE SURVEY. [OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4777]

   
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: 17B.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on Capital Improvement Program
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONE FOR ONE (1) WEEK.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM, INCLUDING:

1. STATUS REPORT OF FUND BALANCES

2. HIGHLIGHTS OF STORM 2006 & OTHER CAPITAL PROJECTS

3. REPROGRAMMING RECOMMENDATIONS TO ADDRESS EMERGING, UNFUNDED CAPITAL NEEDS

4. PROPOSED PROCESS FOR FY 2009 - 2010 BOND AUTHORIZATION

[DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853] [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
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: EX1.  Intervention on behalf of the City for the Petition of El Paso Electric Company for Fuel Surcharge before the Public Utility Commission of Texas Petition of El Paso Electric Company, Docket No. 35204. (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO GRANT THE AUTHORITY TO THE CITY ATTORNEY TO FILE A MOTION IN INTERVENTION ON BEHALF OF THE CITY FOR THE PETITION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR FUEL SURCHARGE BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS PETITION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY, PUC DOCKET NO. 35204 AND SOAH DOCKET NO. 473-08-1338 AND TO ENGAGE OUTSIDE COUNSEL TO REPRESENT THE CITY ON THIS MATTER.

INTERVENTION ON BEHALF OF THE CITY FOR THE PETITION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR FUEL SURCHARGE BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS PETITION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY, DOCKET NO. 35204. (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 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.  Charles Roger Krieger vs. City of El Paso, et al; Cause No. EP-07-CA-0281-KC. (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE OUTSIDE COUNSEL FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT PLAINTIFF’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED CHARLES R. KRIEGER VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. EP-07-CA-0281-KC.

CHARLES ROGER KRIEGER VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET AL; CAUSE NO. EP-07-CA-0281-KC. (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: EX3.  Claim of Lluvia Juarez, Our File No. 07-C-184. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT CLAIMANT’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE CLAIM OF LLUVIA JUAREZ, OUR FILE NO. 07-C-184.

CLAIM OF LLUVIA JUAREZ, OUR FILE NO. 07-C-184. (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 ABSTAIN
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX4.  Discussion and action regarding the following cases: Jose Fong, et. al. vs. City of El Paso, Cause No. 2007-2900; E.B.S. Enterprises, Inc., et. al. vs. City of El Paso, Cause No. 2007-5238, and City of El Paso vs. El Paso Entertainment, et. al., Cause No  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE FOLLOWING CASES: JOSE FONG, ET. AL. VS. CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. 2007-2900; E.B.S. ENTERPRISES, INC., ET. AL. VS. CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. 2007-5238, AND CITY OF EL PASO VS. EL PASO ENTERTAINMENT, ET. AL., CAUSE NO. EP07CA0380KC. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, HADLEY HUCHTON, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX5.  Discussion and action on City Attorney settlement authority regarding general bankruptcy matters. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE, SECONDED, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO DELETE THE ITEM ON DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON CITY ATTORNEY SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY REGARDING GENERAL BANKRUPTCY MATTERS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON CITY ATTORNEY SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY REGARDING GENERAL BANKRUPTCY MATTERS. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIE TAYLOR, (915) 541-4550] POSTPONED FROM 01-22-08

   
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: EX6.  710, Inc. vs. The El Paso Central Appraisal District and The City of El Paso, Cause No. 2003TX350. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND UNANIMOUSLY 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 710, INC. VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. 2003-TX350.

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] POSTPONED FROM 01-15-08 AND 01-22-08

   
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: EX7.  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 MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY’S OUTSIDE COUNSEL BE AUTHORIZED TO FILE A RESPONSE TO THE MOTION TO APPOINT AN EXAMINER IN THE ASARCO BANKRUPTCY CASE."

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

   
Item: EX7.  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 BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY’S OUTSIDE COUNSEL BE AUTHORIZED TO FILE DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE MOTION FOR CONTINUANCE REGARDING ASARCO’S AIR QUALITY PERMIT NO. 20345.

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


 
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