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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 2/26/2008
 
   
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 19, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF FEBRUARY 19, 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 A CERTIFICATED PASSENGER AIRLINE LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PACIFIC WINGS, LLC, D/B/A NEW MEXICO AIRLINES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CERTIFICATED PASSENGER AIRLINE LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PACIFIC WINGS, LLC, D/B/A NEW MEXICO AIRLINES IN SUBSTANTIALLY THE SAME FORM AS ATTACHED. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A BUILDING LEASE AGREEMENT EXTENSION BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND SKY CHEFS, INC. FOR THEIR INFLIGHT CATERING SERVICE KITCHEN AT THE AIR CARGO FACILITY LOCATED AT 6501 CONVAIR ROAD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A BUILDING LEASE AGREEMENT EXTENSION BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND SKY CHEFS, INC. FOR THEIR INFLIGHT CATERING SERVICE KITCHEN AT THE AIR CARGO FACILITY LOCATED AT 6501 CONVAIR ROAD IN SUBSTANTIALLY THE SAME FORM AS ATTACHED. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A DEVELOPER'S PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND JARDINES DEL VALLE LP TO ALLOW THE CITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COST OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF IMPROVEMENTS FOR OCOTILLO STREET

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A DEVELOPER'S PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND JARDINES DEL VALLE LP TO ALLOW THE CITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COST OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF IMPROVEMENTS FOR OCOTILLO STREET IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $60,864.30 IN ACCORDANCE WITH LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 212.071 AND WITH SECTION 19.28.030 OF THE CITY SUBDIVISION CODE. FUNDING SOURCE: 2006 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN ASSIGNMENT OF LEASE WHICH CONSENTS TO EL PASO COMMUNITIES, LP'S ACCEPTANCE OF THE LESSEE'S INTEREST IN THE MAY 9, 1989 LEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO CONSTRUCT AND MAINTAIN A PRIVATE ROAD ACROSS CITY-OWNED PROPERTY THAT IS HELD FOR DRAINAGE PURPOSES IN TRACT 8, BLOCK 15, YSLETA GRANT.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN ASSIGNMENT OF LEASE WHICH CONSENTS TO EL PASO COMMUNITIES, LP'S ACCEPTANCE OF THE LESSEE'S INTEREST IN THE MAY 9, 1989 LEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO CONSTRUCT AND MAINTAIN A PRIVATE ROAD ACROSS CITY-OWNED PROPERTY THAT IS HELD FOR DRAINAGE PURPOSES IN TRACT 8, BLOCK 15, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 7) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, GONZALO CEDILLO, (915) 541-4074]

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL REVIEW AND ACCEPT THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT'S CONTACT DATA (RACIAL PROFILING) ANNUAL REPORT COVERING THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 1, 2007, THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2007.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL REVIEW AND ACCEPT THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT'S CONTACT DATA (RACIAL PROFILING) ANNUAL REPORT COVERING THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 1, 2007, THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2007. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, TOM WHITTEN, (915) 564-7304]

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL APPROVE A RESOLUTION AND THE SUBMISSION OF THE DOMESTIC ABUSE RESPONSE TEAM GRANT APPLICATION TO THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION; AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN GRANT RELATED DOCUMENTS INCLUDING ALL UNDERSTANDINGS AND ASSURANCES CONTAINED THEREIN.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL APPROVE A RESOLUTION AND THE SUBMISSION OF THE DOMESTIC ABUSE RESPONSE TEAM GRANT APPLICATION TO THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION; AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN GRANT RELATED DOCUMENTS INCLUDING ALL UNDERSTANDINGS AND ASSURANCES CONTAINED THEREIN, AND APPLY FOR, ACCEPT, REJECT, ALTER, OR TERMINATE THE GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $103,200 WITH AN IN-KIND MATCH OF $56,950, FOR A TOTAL OF $160,150. THE FUNDING AGENCY REQUIRES A RESOLUTION BE SUBMITTED WITH GRANT APPLICATION. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, TOM WHITTEN, (915) 564-7304]

"4. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO USE $1,900 FROM DISTRICT 7 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS (SPECIAL COUNCIL PROJECTS) FOR THE PURPOSE OF PLACING A MURAL AT THE JUDGE MARQUEZ LIBRARY.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO USE $1,900 FROM DISTRICT 7 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS (SPECIAL COUNCIL PROJECTS) FOR THE PURPOSE OF PLACING A MURAL AT THE JUDGE MARQUEZ LIBRARY. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108].

"5A. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO SIERRA MACHINERY IN THE AMOUNT OF $112,879 FOR THE PURCHASE OF A WHEELED BUCKET LOADER.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO SIERRA MACHINERY IN THE AMOUNT OF $112,879 FOR THE PURCHASE OF A WHEELED BUCKET LOADER. SIERRA MACHINERY IS A TXMAS VENDOR UNDER TXMAS STATE CONTRACT TXMAS-7-23V010 1. PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE TXMAS STATE CONTRACT WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND COUNCIL ON MARCH 6, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

ACCOUNT NO.: 37150068 - 27507 - 508006

FUNDING SOURCE: EQUIPMENT REPLACEMENT FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $112,879

REFERENCE NO.: 2008-135

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"5B. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO ACCELA INC., THE SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER OF ACCELA SOFTWARE PRODUCTS: 2008-142

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO ACCELA INC., THE SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER OF ACCELA SOFTWARE PRODUCTS: TIDEMARK/ACCELA PERMIT PLAN, DESIGNER, E-CONNECT, GIS, CASHIER, IVR API, AND ACCELA WIRELESS FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $103,245.47.

DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $103,245.47

ACCOUNT NO.: 39010351 - 16371 - 502202

FUNDING SOURCE: INFORMATION SERVICES, OPERATING ACCOUNT, DATA PROCESSING SERVICE CONTRACTS

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2008-142

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"5C. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2006-065 (ELECTRIC CART OPERATOR SERVICES) WITH RMPERSONNEL, INC. FOR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR.

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2006-065 (ELECTRIC CART OPERATOR SERVICES) WITH RMPERSONNEL, INC. FOR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS TO AN AWARD APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 14, 2006. CONTRACT PERIOD IS MARCH 1, 2009, TO FEBRUARY 28, 2010.

DEPARTMENT: AIRPORT

ITEM: 1

ACCOUNT NO.: 62620003 - 502215 - 40101

FUNDING SOURCE: AIRPORT OPERATING FUNDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $87,184.50

DISTRICT: 3

[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: 6A.  - 6K. 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.

6A. AN ORDINANCE EXTENDING THE TERM OF ORDINANCE 16013 WHICH GRANTED A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO MARIO HERNANDEZ, HECTOR COBOS, JR., EBER MARTINEZ, MARIA COBOS, MARGARITA COBOS, JUAN TORRES, PEDRO ORONA, HECTOR COBOS, MARIA PRIETO, MARIA GRADO, JACK KELLOG, JESUS HERNANDEZ, EUSEBIO CORONEL, VICTOR OCHOA, CARMEN COX, MARIA CHAVEZ, EUNISE MORALES, MARIA BARRAZA, SANTIAGO AGUILAR, AND BRANDON PALMA TO ENCROACH ONTO A PORTION OF VARIOUS PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY WITH A FOOD-VENDING CONCESSION IN THE DOWNTOWN AREA. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

6B. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 016735 WHICH AUTHORIZED THE SALE AND CONVEYANCE OF 4,832.99 ACRES OF LAND, MORE OR LESS, OUT OF BLOCKS 80 AND 81, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO HUNT COMMUNITIES, LLC, TO REVISE THE DATE OF THE INITIAL CLOSING DATE FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE PHASE ONE PARCEL. (DISTRICT 4) [EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, ROBERT D. ANDRON, (915) 594-5506]

6C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.180 (NO STOPPING OR STANDING - TOW-AWAY ZONE), SUBSECTION (A), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING A NEW LOCATION ON PINE SPRINGS DRIVE FROM LOMA VERDE DRIVE WEST TO ITS TERMINUS. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.88.180 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 6) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

6D. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.200 (SCHEDULE XVII - RESTRICTIONS ON PARKING IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD ZONE R: NO PARKING 8:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M., SCHOOL DAYS ONLY. (SUNSET HEIGHTS LOCATIONS LISTED IN THE ORDINANCE) THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATIONS - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, 541-4035]

6E. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EL PASO TO SELL A 1.859-ACRE PARCEL (88,977 SQ. FT.), MORE OR LESS, BEING ALL OF TRACTS 3, 4, 8A, AND 8B, BLOCK 45, YSLETA GRANT, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO OMEGA PAVING CONTRACTORS, INC. (DISTRICT 6) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, GONZALO CEDILLO, (915) 541-4074]

6F. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EL PASO TO SELL A 0.756-ACRE PARCEL (32,591 SQ. FT.), MORE OR LESS, BEING ALL OF TRACT 6, BLOCK 45, YSLETA GRANT, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO OMEGA PAVING CONTRACTORS, INC. (DISTRICT 6) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, GONZALO CEDILLO, (915) 541-4074]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MARCH 4, 2008, FOR ITEMS 6A - 6F

6G. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACTS 1 AND 2, BOOTHEVILLE UNIT TWO, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-3 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8517 FORTUNE COURT. APPLICANTS: STEPHEN J. COHEN AND ERIKA S. COHEN, CAD CONSULTING, REPRESENTATIVE. ZON07-00149 (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

6H. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 3-B, S.A. & M.G. SURVEY NO. 266, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-1/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITION) TO C-3/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITION). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: INTERSECTION OF NORTH DESERT BOULEVARD AND HELEN OF TROY DRIVE. APPLICANT: DICK POE FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP/ RICHARD C. POE. ZON07-00163 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ERNESTO ARRIOLA, (915) 541-4723]

6I. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF ALL OF LOT 6, THE NORTH 20 FEET OF LOT 5, AND THE SOUTH 4 FEET OF LOT 7, BLOCK 56, ALEXANDER ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-3 (APARTMENT) TO A-O (APARTMENT/OFFICE). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1611 N. MESA STREET. APPLICANT: RAHMAN PROPERTIES, LLC. ZON07-00160 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ERNESTO ARRIOLA, (915) 541-4723]

6J. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON07-00084 TO ALLOW FOR A 24% PARKING REDUCTION ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF THE A.T. & S.F. RAILWAY COMPANY YARD AND PORTIONS OF LOTS 2 - 9, BLOCK 72, CAMPBELL 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: WEST OF EL PASO STREET AND SOUTH OF SIXTH STREET. APPLICANT: MEUCHADIM OF TEXAS, LTD. ZON07-00084 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA KELLUM, (915) 541-4730]

6K. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.04 (ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW PROCEDURES), SECTION 20.04.380 (APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT FOR A SITE PLAN. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MARCH 18, 2008, FOR ITEMS 6G - 6K

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: 7.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-048 (Storm 2006: Pershing Dam Basin Improvements) to Dan Williams Company"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-048 (STORM 2006: PERSHING DAM BASIN IMPROVEMENTS) TO DAN WILLIAMS COMPANY FOR AN ESTIMATED TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AMOUNT OF $1,275,215.50.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: DAN WILLIAMS COMPANY

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: BASE BID I: $1,254,005 (LUMP SUM)

ALTERNATE NO. 1, LINE ITEM 1: $21,210.50 (UNIT PRICE)

TOTAL EST. MIN. AWARD: $1,275,215.50

ACCOUNT NO: PSTM06PW527 - 27264 - 14200500 - 508027

FUNDING SOURCE: STORM 2006 BOND ISSUE

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.

1. LUMP SUM- BASE BID

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

2. UNIT PRICE - ALTERNATE 1

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

   
Item: 8.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution to authorize the City Manager to sign a Letter of Engagement by and between the City of El Paso and Paul A. Braden, Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A LETTER OF ENGAGEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PAUL A. BRADEN, FULBRIGHT & JAWORSKI, LLP TO SERVE AS BOND COUNSEL TO THE CITY OF EL PASO. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4293]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9A.  INTRODUCTION AND PUBLIC HEARING - FINANCIAL SERVICES: An Ordinance authorizing the issuance of ''City of El Paso, Texas, General Obligation Bonds, Series 2008''; and resolve matters which are necessary to effectuate said issuance. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF ''CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, SERIES 2008''; AND RESOLVE MATTERS WHICH ARE NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE SAID ISSUANCE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [BOND COUNSEL, PAUL A. BRADEN, (915) 351-6053]

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

   
Item: 9B.  INTRODUCTION AND PUBLIC HEARING - FINANCIAL SERVICES: An Ordinance authorizing the issuance of ''City of El Paso, Texas, General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2008A''; and resolve matters which are necessary to effectuate said issuance. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED WITH THE LATEST RED LINE VERSION FILED AT COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 26, 2008 AND TO INCLUDE A REPORT BACK TO COUNCIL IF THE CITY MANAGER TAKES ACTION.

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF ''CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2008A''; AND RESOLVE MATTERS WHICH ARE NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE SAID ISSUANCE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[BOND COUNSEL, PAUL A. BRADEN, (915) 351-6053]

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

   
Item: 10A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 8B, Block 11, Upper Valley Surveys, from R-F (Ranch and Farm) to R-2 (Residential) and imposing a condition. south of Borderland Road and west of Doniphan Drive. ZON07-00135 "  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 8B, BLOCK 11, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-2 (RESIDENTIAL) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: SOUTH OF BORDERLAND ROAD AND WEST OF DONIPHAN DRIVE. APPLICANT: BENJAMIN & GINA S. RODRIGUEZ. ZON07-00135 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ERNESTO ARRIOLA, (915) 541-4723]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
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: 10B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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, 536 James Street. ZON  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DENIED

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]

POSTPONED FROM 02-19-08

   
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: 11A.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.030 (Schedule III - Parking Prohibited at All Times on Certain Streets) to add a new location on the south side of Bassett Avenue between Willia  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.030 (SCHEDULE III - PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON CERTAIN STREETS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD A NEW LOCATION ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF BASSETT AVENUE BETWEEN WILLIAMS STREET AND LAUREL STREET. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

   
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.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.150 (Schedule XIV, Speed Limits), Subsection ''R'' (Speed Limits on the North-South Freeway), Subparagraph 4 (On the Frontage Roads)."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS), SUBSECTION ''R'' (SPEED LIMITS ON THE NORTH-SOUTH FREEWAY), SUBPARAGRAPH 4 (ON THE FRONTAGE ROADS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND THE SPEED LIMITS ON THE NORTH-SOUTH FREEWAY FRONTAGE ROAD. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 2) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

   
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: 12A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Council finds that the purchase of the book, The Great Neighborhood Book, by Jay Walljasper and the furnishing of a copy to the leaders of Neighborhood Associations, per the determin  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL FINDS THAT THE PURCHASE OF THE BOOK, THE GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD BOOK, BY JAY WALLJASPER AND THE FURNISHING OF A COPY TO THE LEADERS OF NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS, PER THE DETERMINATION OF A REPRESENTATIVE, CONSTITUTES AN IMPORTANT PUBLIC PURPOSE TO THE CITY, AND THE EXPENDITURE OF DISCRETIONARY FUNDS FOR SUCH PURPOSE IS AUTHORIZED AS APPROPRIATE. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
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: 12B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on the State Legislative Agenda related to Low Income Tax Credits. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE STATE LEGISLATIVE AGENDA RELATED TO LOW INCOME TAX CREDITS. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
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: 13A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Discussion and action on Conditional B permit for Mesquite Trails Unit One Subdivision."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON CONDITIONAL B PERMIT FOR MESQUITE TRAILS UNIT ONE SUBDIVISION. (DISTRICT 6) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, LARRY F. NICHOLS, (915) 541-4557]

   
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: 13B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution approving a detailed site development plan for a portion of Lot 18, Block 2, Montwood Heights Unit Four, south of Montwood Drive and west of Sun Fire Boulevard. ZON07-00147"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION APPROVING A DETAILED SITE DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR A PORTION OF LOT 18, BLOCK 2, MONTWOOD HEIGHTS UNIT FOUR, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO A CONDITION IMPOSED BY ORDINANCE NO. 011446. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: SOUTH OF MONTWOOD DRIVE AND WEST OF SUN FIRE BOULEVARD. APPLICANT: SW C-STORES, LLC. ZON07-00147 (DISTRICT 6) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633] POSTPONED FROM 02-19-08

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

   
Item: 14.  MUNICIPAL CLERK: Discussion and action on the appointment of additional Municipal Court Associate Judges."
   
 

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

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPOINTMENT OF ADDITIONAL MUNICIPAL COURT ASSOCIATE JUDGES. (ALL DISTRICTS) [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

FEDERICO SOFORO

MICHELE LOCKE

VICTOR PARRA

REGINA ARDITTI

   
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: ADDN1A.  BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: Susan Leech to the City Accessibility Advisory Committee
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

SUSAN LEECH TO THE CITY ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

"ADDN1B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: BUDDY RAY YORK TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

BUDDY RAY YORK TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

   
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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