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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL AND MASS TRANSIT MEETING
Date: 2/12/2008
 
   
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 FEBRUARY 5, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF FEBRUARY 5, 2008. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY

"3A. RESOLUTION: PLACING CONDEMNATION LIENS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTIES (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNT FOR WORK PERFORMED BY THE CITY PURSUANT TO SECTION 18.50 (UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND CONDITIONS) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE:

1. 108 NORTH CAROLINA DRIVE $11,468.94 TEODOLO G. BUSTOS

(DISTRICT 3) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, LARRY F. NICHOLS, (915) 541-4557]

2. 701-719 NINO AGUILERA STREET AKA 701 TORNILLO $8,714.68

EL PASO RIVERA INVESTMENTS, LTD, BURTON I. COHEN, AND ALFREDO RIVERA

(DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, LARRY F. NICHOLS, (915) 541-4557]

3. 106 HUDSPETH PLACE $21,276.13

RAYMOND P. LOPEZ, PEDRO RAMON LOPEZ JR., JOSE ALMANZA AND JOSE ALMANZA, JR., BEATRIC A. LUDENS, MARIA LUISA ALMANZA, GLORIA ALMANZA, LUPE ALMANZA, ARTURO ALMANZA, AND ESPERENZA ALMANZA

(DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, LARRY F. NICHOLS, (915) 541-4557]

"3B. RESOLUTION: A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND ACCEPT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY A STREET DEDICATORY CERTIFICATE FROM THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND ACCEPT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY A STREET DEDICATORY CERTIFICATE FROM THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY GRANTING TO THE CITY AN EASEMENT AND DEDICATION OF REAL PROPERTY FOR USE OF PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY LOCATED WITHIN PERSHING PLACE SUBDIVISION, AND MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS BELMONT STREET, IN A PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 26, MESA HEIGHTS ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 2)

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

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT GRANTING AN UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT, TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE NORTHEAST REGIONAL PARK COMPLEX.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT GRANTING AN UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT, TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO THE NORTHEAST REGIONAL PARK COMPLEX. SAID PROPERTY BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION SECTION 30, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 4) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT GRANTING TWO UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENTS, TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE WESTSIDE SPORTS COMPLEX.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT GRANTING TWO UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENTS, TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO THE WESTSIDE SPORTS COMPLEX. SAID PROPERTY BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF TRACT 1A, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 240, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3E. RESOLUTION: SOLID WASTE LIENS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

THAT THE SOLID WASTE LIENS ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT A) (DISTRICTS 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, AND 8)

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

ATTACHMENT A

1332 CALLE LAGO $146.86 CHAVIRA ENTERPRISES INC

(DISTRICT 1)

5700 MESA $374.19 GABRIEL REYES

(DISTRICT 1)

1007 OVERLOOK RIDGE LN $255.66 JOSEFINA B. ACOSTA

(DISTRICT 1)

650 SARA LYNN $347.13 SIERRA VIEW LLC

(DISTRICT 1)

623 TEPIC DRIVE $350.92 CHERIE L. HICKMAN (RT)

(DISTRICT 1)

7748 ADOBE $442.39 MIRNA M. RIVERA

(DISTRICT 3)

7190 ALAMEDA $589.07 OSCAR R. ANCHONDO

(DISTRICT 3)



3909-3919 ALAMEDA AVENUE $425.61 JULIO C. MURILLO

(DISTRICT 3)

186 N. AWBREY STREET $553.88 ELVA CAMPOS

(DISTRICT 3)

173 CORONADO RD $568.50 ENRIQUE ESCOBAR

(DISTRICT 3)



516 EMERSON ST $495.97 PABLO GARCIA

(DISTRICT 3)

LOT(S) 6, BLOCK 15, SAMBRANO SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 3) $366.07 JOSE & JOSEFINA MILAN

SEC OF TRACT 24 (0.236 AC), CORONADO PLACE SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 3) $544.68 ENRIQUE ESCOBAR

PT OF LOT 25 BEG 10 FT ON W OF NEC (87.47' ON ST-203.38' ON S-56.95 & 29.04 ON W-172.26 ON N), CORONADO PLACE SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 3) $290.30 ENRIQUE ESCOBAR

LOT(S) 1-C-1 (0.838 AC) & N 205.52' (EXC NE 1.00') OF 26 (.1948 AC) CORONADO PLACE (1.0328 AC), BLOCK 23, YSLETA SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 3) $442.93 ENRIQUE ESCOBAR

9949 AGENA $188.00 JEFFERY H. MUMFORD

(DISTRICT 4)

10355 DYER $269.19 PRAISE TEMPLE FULL GOSPEL (DISTRICT 4) BAPTIST CHURCH



4713 G T POWERS DR. $209.65 LLOYD E. & JONI WRIGHT

(DISTRICT 4)

6008 WOODCHUCK COURT $113.85 WILLIE C. AUTRY

(DISTRICT 4)

11325 PATRICIA AVE $312.49 MANUEL R. MARQUEZ

(DISTRICT 5)

11345 PATRICIA $531.69 M. D. TINAJERO

(DISTRICT 5)

11820 QUAIL BUSH $182.05 SSRC INC

(DISTRICT 5)

3664 TIERRA BAHIA $236.71 MARTIN & BENEDICTA OLMOS

(DISTRICT 5)

2256 TIERRA BONITA $141.99 DAVID CABADA

(DISTRICT 5)

3121 WAYSIDE DRIVE #B $73.25 JOSE M. LARA

(DISTRICT 5)

201 AMERICAS $217.77 MIGUEL A. MURRA (TRUSTEE) & 1

(DISTRICT 6)

9431 CORRALITOS AVENUE $455.92 JSJR & ASSOCIATES

(DISTRICT 6)

228 ISAIAH DR. $309.78 MANUEL DE LA CRUZ

(DISTRICT 6)

9858 ISAAC DR $433.73 ROSA BLANCO

(DISTRICT 6)

9275 LEONARDO AVENUE $241.04 MANUEL O. GALLEGOS C/O ANA (DISTRICT 6) GOMEZ

9201 SANTA ROSALIA $326.02 FRANCISCO M. TRUEBA

(DISTRICT 6)

9203 SANTA ROSALIA $317.90 FRANCISCO M. TRUEBA

(DISTRICT 6)

9445 SOCORRO $1,607.16 AMANA LAND DEVELOPMENT, (DISTRICT 6) LLC

ELY PT OF LOT 18 (205.09' ON ST-157.75' ON SWLY-224.33' ON NWLY-310.44' ON NELY) (43933.60 SQ FT), BLOCK 1, VILLA NUEVA # 2 SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 6) $83.54 BLANCA & GENARO FRAGA

8009 BOWEN ROAD $677.29 JOE L. & MANUELA GUZMAN

(DISTRICT 7)

8534 CHINCHILLA LANE $447.26 DANIEL LUEVANO

(DISTRICT 7)

8632 NORTH LOOP $225.35 YOLANDA GONZALEZ

(DISTRICT 7)

411 SAN PABLO PLACE $352.00 ENRIQUE AYALA

(DISTRICT 7)

1501 GOLDEN HILL TERRACE $555.51 WILLIAM D. ABRAHAM

(DISTRICT 8)

2020 PAISANO $360.66 VICTOR & YOLANDA SANTILLANO

(DISTRICT 8)

N PT OF LOT 22 (25 FT ON N, 45.09 FT ON E, 25.32 FT ON S, 42.15 FT ON W), BLOCK 12, SUNSET HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 8) $205.32 RAYMUNDO HERNANDEZ

LOT(S) 8 TO 10 (9516 SQ FT), BLOCK 45, ALEXANDER SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 8) $355.25 LARA PROPERTIES, LP

SEC OF LOT 1 (0.183 ACRE), BLOCK 2, TOWN AND COUNTRY VILLAGE REPLAT SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 8) 238.34 E. PEINADO DEVELOPMENT COMPANY

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A TEMPORARY EASEMENT FOR CONSTRUCTION TO GRANT J.D. ABRAMS, L.P. ACCESS TO THE FOLLOWING IDENTIFIED PARCELS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF PHASE 2 OF THE SPUR 601 PROJECT.

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 THE FOLLOWING IDENTIFIED PARCELS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF PHASE 2 OF THE SPUR 601 PROJECT.

PARCEL 4 - PART 4 (ANIMAL CONTROL) - LAND LOCATED IN SECTION 17, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; AND

PARCEL 4 - PART 5 (SUN METRO) - LAND LOCATED IN SECTION 17, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS.

(DISTRICT 2) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, GONZALO CEDILLO, (915) 541-4074]

"3G. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND JAVIER CHACON, COUNTY ELECTIONS ADMINISTRATOR OF EL PASO COUNTY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND JAVIER CHACON, COUNTY ELECTIONS ADMINISTRATOR OF EL PASO COUNTY, AT A PRESENTLY ESTIMATED COST OF $29,813 TO PROVIDE ELECTION SERVICES AND EQUIPMENT FOR THE MAY 10, 2008, CITY SPECIAL ELECTION; THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AMENDMENTS TO THE CONTRACT TO INCLUDE REVISING THE ESTIMATED ELECTION COSTS DUE TO CHANGES IN THE CALCULATIONS BASED JOINT ELECTION COST SHARING; AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN ADDITIONAL CONTRACT WITH JAVIER CHACON FOR THE CONDUCT OF A RUNOFF ELECTION, IF NECESSARY. (DISTRICT 3)

[MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"4A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: ARNE SCHONBERGER TO THE CITY ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

ARNE SCHONBERGER TO THE CITY ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (915) 541-4550]

"4B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: ALEXANDER V. NEILL TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

ALEXANDER V. NEILL TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

"5. BOARD APPOINTMENT: TOM MCCABE TO THE CITY-COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

TOM MCCABE TO THE CITY-COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 6A.  & 6C. - 6E. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

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

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

6A. AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE ASSIGNMENT OF A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE GRANTED TO WARREN T. BURNS, JR. BY ORDINANCE NO. 014331 TO CLEAN GROUP, L.P PERMITTING THE ENCROACHMENT OF AN OUTDOOR PATIO CAFÉ ONTO PORTIONS OF PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY WITHIN BLOCK 170, CAMPBELL ADDITION. SP98-137 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON FEBRUARY 19, 2008, FOR ITEMS 6A

6C. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON07-00153 TO ALLOW FOR A PARKING REDUCTION ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 29 THROUGH 32, BLOCK 14, ALTURA PARK, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.04.260 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 2016 N. PIEDRAS STREET. APPLICANT: PAUL RAKAS AND CORINNE RAKAS. ZON07-00153 (DISTRICT 2) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ISMAEL B. SEGOVIA, (915) 541-4027]

6D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: PARCEL 1, PARCEL 2, PARCEL 3, PARCEL 4, AND PARCEL 6. ALL PARCELS BEING A PORTION OF TRACT 1, JOHN BARKER NO. 10, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND PARCEL 5: TRACT 6J, A.F. MILLER SURVEY NO. 216, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. PARCEL 1 BE CHANGED FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO R-3A (RESIDENTIAL); PARCEL 2 BE CHANGED FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL); PARCEL 3 BE CHANGED FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL); PARCEL 4 BE CHANGED FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS; PARCEL 5 BE CHANGED FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS; AND PARCEL 6 BE CHANGED FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 5000 BLOCK OF MESA STREET. APPLICANT: EPT MESA DEVELOPMENT. ZON07-00141 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

6E. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON07-00151, TO ALLOW FOR A BANK ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF LOT 18, BLOCK 13, THREE HILLS ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.04.260 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTHEAST CORNER OF SOUTHWESTERN DRIVE AND REDD ROAD. APPLICANT: CARROLL S. MAXON - CSM REALTY HOLDINGS II, LTD. ZON07-00151 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ERNESTO ARRIOLA, (915) 541-4723]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MARCH 4, 2008, FOR ITEMS 6C - 6E

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 NOT PRESENT
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: 6B.   INTRODUCTION: Ordinance amending Title 15 (Public Services), Chapter 15.08 (Street Rentals), Section 15.08.120 (Special Privilege Licenses), Subsection C (Exceptions)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 15 (PUBLIC SERVICES), CHAPTER 15.08 (STREET RENTALS), SECTION 15.08.120 (SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSES), SUBSECTION C (EXCEPTIONS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD AN EXCEPTION FOR CONTRACTOR STAMPS, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 1.08, GENERAL PENALTY, OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 7A.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a two year Professional Services Agreement between the City of El Paso and R.W. Beck, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A TWO YEAR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND R.W. BECK, INC., A WASHINGTON CORPORATION, TO PERFORM CONSULTING SERVICES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING SERVICES AS REQUIRED RELATED TO THE MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE PROGRAM AND THE HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $750,000. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING, JAVIER REYES, (915) 541-4630]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7B.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a two year Professional Services Agreement between the City of El Paso and Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A TWO YEAR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PARKHILL, SMITH & COOPER, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, TO PERFORM CONSULTING SERVICES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING SERVICES AS REQUIRED RELATED TO THE MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE PROGRAM AND THE HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $750,000. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING, JAVIER REYES, (915) 541-4630]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 8A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning west of George Dieter Drive and south of Taffy Bagley Drive. ZON07-00045 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: PARCEL 1: LOT 26, BLOCK 22A, VISTA GRANADA UNIT TWO, REPLAT B, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM A-2/SC/SP (APARTMENT/SPECIAL CONTRACT/SPECIAL PERMIT) TO C-1/SC/SP (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT/SPECIAL PERMIT); PARCEL 2: LOT 27, BLOCK 22A, VISTA GRANADA UNIT TWO, REPLAT B, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM A-2/SC/SP (APARTMENT/SPECIAL CONTRACT/SPECIAL PERMIT) TO C-1/SC/SP (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT/SPECIAL PERMIT); AND, PARCEL 3: A PORTION OF LOT 28, BLOCK 22A, VISTA GRANADA UNIT TWO, REPLAT B, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM A-2/SC (APARTMENT/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO C-1/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: WEST OF GEORGE DIETER DRIVE AND SOUTH OF TAFFY BAGLEY DRIVE. APPLICANT: EL PASO REALTY DEVELOPMENT, LP. ZON07-00045 (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA KELLUM, (915) 541-4730]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 8B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Lot 25, Block 22A, Vista Granada Unit Two, Replat B, 1395 George Dieter Drive. ZON07-00148
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 25, BLOCK 22A, VISTA GRANADA UNIT TWO, REPLAT B, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM A 2/SC/SP (APARTMENT/SPECIAL CONTRACT/SPECIAL PERMIT) TO C-1/SC/SP (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT/SPECIAL PERMIT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1395 GEORGE DIETER DRIVE. APPLICANT: HIGHLANDS REGIONAL PROPERTIES, L.P. ZON07-00148 (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 8C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: A Resolution removing a condition placed on property by contract amendment in Ordinance number 7054 dated August 12, 1986, which imposed conditions on a portion of Tracts 1A and 1X, Block 1, Ascarate Grant, and a portion of lot 34,  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION REMOVING A CONDITION PLACED ON PROPERTY BY CONTRACT AMENDMENT IN ORDINANCE NUMBER 7054 DATED AUGUST 12, 1986, WHICH IMPOSED CONDITIONS ON A PORTION OF TRACTS 1A AND 1X, BLOCK 1, ASCARATE GRANT, AND A PORTION OF LOT 34, BLOCK 111, VISTA DEL SOL UNIT 20 REPLAT A, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 11155 LA QUINTA. APPLICANT: TALMAR MEDICAL PROPERTIES L.P. ZON07-00104 (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633] POSTPONED FROM 02-05-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 9.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on deleting an Ordinance that makes it illegal to ride a bicycle on any public sidewalk."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON DELETING AN ORDINANCE THAT MAKES IT ILLEGAL TO RIDE A BICYCLE ON ANY PUBLIC SIDEWALK. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 10.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion on issues relating to properties subject to multiple delinquent tax lawsuits and issues related to the enforcement and collection of delinquent taxes."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

DISCUSSION ON ISSUES RELATING TO PROPERTIES SUBJECT TO MULTIPLE DELINQUENT TAX LAWSUITS AND ISSUES RELATED TO THE ENFORCEMENT AND COLLECTION OF DELINQUENT TAXES. [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369] [DELGADO, ACOSTA, SPENCER, CARMEN PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

   
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Item: EX1.  Ron Gomez vs. Landscape Structures, Inc., et al., Cause No.: 2004-5255. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE, 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 RON GOMEZ, ET. AL V. LANDSCAPE STRUCTURE, INC., ET. AL; CAUSE NO. 2004-5255.

RON GOMEZ VS. LANDSCAPE STRUCTURES, INC., ET AL., CAUSE NO.: 2004-5255. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN, (915) 541-4550]

   
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1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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 on legal issues relating to the contract between the City of El Paso and Waste Connections, Inc, passed and approved on April 27th, 2004. (551.071) "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON LEGAL ISSUES RELATING TO THE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND WASTE CONNECTIONS, INC, PASSED AND APPROVED ON APRIL 27TH, 2004. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, CHARLIE MCNABB, (915) 541-4550]

   
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Item: MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEETING
   
 

"MTB1. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE JANUARY 8, 2008 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING. "

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE JANUARY 8, 2008 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING. (ACTION 08-05)

   
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1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: MTB2.  Discussion and action on the Appointment of Walt Phillips to the Citizens Advisory Committee for the Mass Transit Department Board"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPOINTMENT OF WALT PHILLIPS TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BY MAYOR JOHN COOK.

(ACTION 08-06)

   
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1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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 YES

   
Item: MTB3.  Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-071 (Detroit Diesel Engine Parts & Service) to Stewart & Stevenson, LLC
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-071 (DETROIT DIESEL ENGINE PARTS & SERVICE) TO STEWART & STEVENSON, LLC FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AWARD OF $825,000.00. (ACTION 08-07)

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT

AWARD TO: STEWART & STEVENSON, LLC

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: ALL

ANNUAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AMOUNT $275,000.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600015 - 503118 - 40348 60600006 - 502228 - 40345

FUNDING SOURCE: MASS TRANSIT INVENTORY-VEHICLE MAINTENANCE SUPPLIES-SM INVENTORY TRANSIT MAINTENANCE-VEH/HEAVY EQUIP/OFF RD MAINT-SM GENERAL OPERATIONS

TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AWARD: $825,000.00

DISTRICT(S): ALL

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTHS.

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 FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION AND MASS TRANSIT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED, TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

   
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1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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 YES

   
Item: MTB4.  Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No.2008-088 (Physical Exams - Sun Metro) to Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare System "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO.2008-088 (PHYSICAL EXAMS - SUN METRO) TO LAS PALMAS DEL SOL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AWARD OF $162,000.00. (ACTION 08-08)

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT

AWARD TO: LAS PALMAS DEL SOL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: TWO (2) YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AMOUNT: $54,000.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600013 - 502111 - 40345

FUNDING SOURCE: MASS TRANSIT SAFETY & TRAINING-HEALTH CARE PROVIDER SERVICES-SUN METRO GENERAL OPERATIONS

TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AWARD: $162,000.00

DISTRICT(S): ALL

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTHS.

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 FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION AND MASS TRANSIT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED, TO THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

   
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1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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 YES

   
Item: MTB5.  Presentation of Employee Recognition to Mr. Henry Jones.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PRESENTATION OF EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION TO MR. HENRY JONES.

   
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Item: MTB6.  Director’s Report on operations, maintenance, financial update, fleet and service.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

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

   
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