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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 2/5/2008
 
   
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 29, 2008, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES OF JANUARY 29, 2008 (TEXAS GAS SERVICES), AND JANUARY 31, 2008 (STRATEGIC PLANNING).

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 29, 2008, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES OF JANUARY 29, 2008 (TEXAS GAS SERVICES), AND JANUARY 31, 2008 (STRATEGIC PLANNING). [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE PROJECTS ORIGINALLY IDENTIFIED TO BE FUNDED BY THE AIP PROJECT NO. 3-48-0077-21-04 GRANT FUNDS AS ENUMERATED WITHIN THE CITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION OF JULY 20, 2004, (NOW KNOWN AS AIP PROJECT NO. 3-48-0077-22-04) BE REVISED TO PERMIT THE EXPENDITURE OF SUCH GRANT FUNDS TOWARDS A PORTION OF THE TOTAL COST RELATED TO RECONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES FOR TAXIWAY J; AND THAT ALL OTHER PROVISIONS OF THE CITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION OF JULY 20, 2004, REMAIN IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE PROJECTS ORIGINALLY IDENTIFIED TO BE FUNDED BY THE AIP PROJECT NO. 3-48-0077-21-04 GRANT FUNDS AS ENUMERATED WITHIN THE CITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION OF JULY 20, 2004, (NOW KNOWN AS AIP PROJECT NO. 3-48-0077-22-04) BE REVISED TO PERMIT THE EXPENDITURE OF SUCH GRANT FUNDS TOWARDS A PORTION OF THE TOTAL COST RELATED TO RECONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES FOR TAXIWAY J; AND THAT ALL OTHER PROVISIONS OF THE CITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION OF JULY 20, 2004, REMAIN IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT. (DISTRICT 2) [AIRPORT, PATRICK ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LICENSE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE GREATER EL PASO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND THE CITY OF EL PASO TO ALLOW THE USE OF THE SERVICE MARK ''EL PASO'' WHICH IS REGISTERED IN THE UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE TO THE GREATER EL PASO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LICENSE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE GREATER EL PASO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND THE CITY OF EL PASO TO ALLOW THE USE OF THE SERVICE MARK ''EL PASO'' WHICH IS REGISTERED IN THE UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE TO THE GREATER EL PASO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY MANAGER, JOYCE WILSON, (915) 541-4844]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL SERVICES IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 22025. THE GRADE IS EX 4. SALARY RANGE: $77,109.67 - $127,230.96.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL SERVICES IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 22025. THE GRADE IS EX 4. SALARY RANGE: $77,109.67 - $127,230.96. FUND SOURCE: 41010127-01101-51000. (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA B. THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF MUSEUM DIRECTOR - HISTORY IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 15025. THE GRADE IS EX 3. SALARY RANGE: $84,820.64 - $139,954.05.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF MUSEUM DIRECTOR - HISTORY IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 15025. THE GRADE IS EX 3. SALARY RANGE: $84,820.64 - $139,954.05. FUND SOURCE: 56010252-01101-51000. (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA B. THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF SOLID WASTE OPERATIONS MANAGER IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 17735. THE GRADE IS PM 132. SALARY RANGE: $54,542.78 - $81,814.17.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF SOLID

WASTE OPERATIONS MANAGER IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 17735. THE GRADE IS PM 132. SALARY RANGE: $54,542.78 - $81,814.17. FUND SOURCE: 34010291-01101-51000. (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA B. THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH TOBIN PARK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH FOR THAT CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY (''THE PROPERTY'') CONSISTING OF 2.334 ACRES IN SECTION 1, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD SURVEY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH TOBIN PARK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH FOR THAT CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY (''THE PROPERTY'') CONSISTING OF 2.334 ACRES IN SECTION 1, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD SURVEY, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FOR AN INITIAL TERM OF FIFTY YEARS WITH TWO FIVE-YEAR EXTENSION OPTIONS AND A PURCHASE OPTION AVAILABLE TO THE CITY SO THAT THE CITY MAY CONTINUE TO UTILIZE THE PROPERTY AS A PARK FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE CITIZENS OF EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 4) [PARKS AND RECREATION, BARRY RUSSELL, (915) 541-4292]

"4. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JESSIE N. SUSTAITA TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JESSIE N. SUSTAITA TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

"5. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUND:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE TAX REFUNDS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT A) (ALL DISTRICTS) [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

ATTACHMENT A

TAX REFUNDS

FEBRUARY 5, 2008

A. LANDAMERICA LAWYERS TITLE OF EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT OF

$4,419.58 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID

#C217-999-0010-1700).

B. LONESTAR TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,745.09

OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-0600-2900).

C. EVERARDO AND IRENE MARTINEZ IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,897.17

OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #C518-999-1020-3700).

D. ARMIDA STEVENS IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,624.34 OVERPAYMENT OF

2007 TAXES. (PID #C801-999-0080-8330).

E. BRUCE E. ELLERIN IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,150.00 OVERPAYMENT OF

2007 TAXES. (PID #C846-999-0010-2000).

F. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES CREDIT UNION OF EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT

OF $7,968.89 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID

#D485-999-0010-0500).

G. LENDERS FIRST CHOICE AGENCY IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,153.12

OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #E049-999-0060-2000).

H. STEVEN & TONI SURFACE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,339.26

OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #E222-999-1650-4300).

I. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES CREDIT UNION OF EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT

OF $3,177.67 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID

#F315-999-0060-9983).

J. FIRST AMERICAN TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,101.45 OVERPAYMENT OF

2007 TAXES. (PID #F609-999-0010-1600).

K. LUCILLE SEPULVEDA IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,530.68 OVERPAYMENT OF

2007 TAXES. (PID #M576-999-0270-7300).

L. STEWART TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,873.30 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007

TAXES. (PID #P585-000-0010-3400).

M. FEDERICO AND ROSALINDA GONZALEZ IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,406.21

OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #P585-000-0120-0900).

N. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES CREDIT UNION OF EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT

OF $5,513.40 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID

#R246-999-0210-1600).

O. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES CREDIT UNION OF EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT

OF $9,345.12 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES.

(S490-999-0040-1200).

P. WELLS FARGO R.E.T.S., LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,980.56

OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #S812-999-0260-5600).

Q. FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE CO. IN THE AMOUNT OF

$2,887.17 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID

#S816-999-0550-6900).

R. CHARLES D. MILLINER IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,213.18 OVERPAYMENT OF

2007 TAXES. (PID # T287-999-0460-0900).

S. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES CREDIT UNION OF EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT

OF $3,186.62 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID

#V852-999-0020-2500).

T. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES CREDIT UNION OF EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT

OF $5,185.56 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID

#V893-999-4540-0400).

U. MARIA R. DIAZ IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,907.37 OVERPAYMENT OF

2007 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-5620-1200).



V. MAYRA H. PENA IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,684.51 OVERPAYMENT OF

2007 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-5700-0800).

W. ERROL & COSSETTE HARRIS IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,894.39

OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-5720-0500).

X. ERROL & COSSETTE HARRIS IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,285.24

OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-5720-0500).

Y. CARRINGTON MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,505.80 OVERPAYMENT

OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #V927-999-0300-2500).

Z. STEWART TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,734.28 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007

TAXES. (PID #W418-999-0050-2840).

"6. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-053 (PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS AND DRUG SCREENING) TO LAS PALMAS DEL SOL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-053 (PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS AND DRUG SCREENING) TO LAS PALMAS DEL SOL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AWARD OF $248,700.

DEPARTMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

AWARD TO: LAS PALMAS DEL SOL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: ALL

OPTIONS: OPTION TO RENEW FOR TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS.

ANNUAL EST. MIN. AMOUNT: $82,900

ACCOUNT NO.: VARIOUS

FUNDING SOURCE: VARIOUS

TOTAL EST. MIN. AWARD: $248,700

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH CONTRACT.

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

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND HUMAN RESOURCES RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 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.  - 7B. 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 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]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON FEBRUARY 19, 2008, FOR ITEM 7A

7B. 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]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON FEBRUARY 26, 2008, FOR ITEM 7B

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

   
Item: 8A.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a Local Project Advance Funding Agreement (LPAFA) between the City of El Paso (''City'') and the State of Texas, acting by and through the Texas Department of Transp  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A LOCAL PROJECT ADVANCE FUNDING AGREEMENT (LPAFA) BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND THE STATE OF TEXAS, ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (''STATE''). THE SCOPE OF WORK FOR THIS AGREEMENT IS DESCRIBED AS A FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR A NEW PORT OF ENTRY LOCATED BETWEEN THE EXISTING BRIDGE OF THE AMERICAS AND THE ZARAGOZA PORT OF ENTRY. THE AGREEMENT AMOUNT OF $1 MILLION IS FUNDED WITH 80% FEDERAL FUNDS AND 20% OF CITY FUNDS. CITY FUNDS ARE PROGRAMMED THROUGH 2006 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION FOR TXDOT MATCHES. (DISTRICTS 3 AND 6) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

POSTPONED FROM 01-22-08

   
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: 8B.  ENGINEERING: 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."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

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] POSTPONED FROM 01-29-08

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

   
Item: 9A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 2, Block 37, Ysleta Grant, 171-175 North Zaragoza Road. ZON07-00116 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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

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

   
Item: 9B.  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: POSTPONE FOR ONE (1) WEEK

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]

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
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 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, south of Dianjou Drive and west of Bartlett Drive. ZON07-00129 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

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] POSTPONED FROM 01-29-08

   
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: 10A.  CITY MANAGER: For discussion and action; presentation by UTEP on Customer Service Survey."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

FOR DISCUSSION AND ACTION; PRESENTATION BY UTEP ON CUSTOMER SERVICE SURVEY. [OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4777] POSTPONED FROM 01-29-08

   
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: 10B.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on Capital Improvement Program"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: REMOVE THE THREE TRAFFIC CALMING ISSUES.

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]

POSTPONED FROM 01-29-08

   
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: 10B.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on Capital Improvement Program"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DECREASE PRIORITY I BY $1 MILLION DOLLARS AND INCREASE PRIORITY VA BY $1 MILLION DOLLARS.

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]

POSTPONED FROM 01-29-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10B.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on Capital Improvement Program"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: FOR COUNCIL TO HAVE THE OPTION TO USE FUNDING FOR OTHER NEEDS IN THE PARKS FOR PRIORITY 2. THIS MOTION FAILED.

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]

POSTPONED FROM 01-29-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10B.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on Capital Improvement Program"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DECREASE $500,000 FOR NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION, DECREASE $250,000 FOR FACILITIES REHAB EMERGENCY LIGHTING, AND DECREASE $550,000 TO HEALTH DEPARTMENT LAB.

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]

POSTPONED FROM 01-29-08

   
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: 10B.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on Capital Improvement Program"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO LOOK AT THE CENTRAL PLANNING AREAS AS THE PRIORITY FOR THE NEW REGIONAL SOCCER COMPLEX. THIS MOTION FAILED.

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]

POSTPONED FROM 01-29-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10B.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on Capital Improvement Program"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO INSTRUCT STAFF TO RESEARCH PUTTING ALL THE FUNDING INTO EITHER THE NORTHEAST OR NORTHWEST AREAS ADJACENT TO THE EXISTING SOCCER PARKS.

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]

POSTPONED FROM 01-29-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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 YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke NO
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11A.  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: DELETED

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] POSTPONED FROM 01-22-08 AND 01-29-08

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 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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11B.  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: DELETED

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] POSTPONED FROM 01-29-08

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 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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12.  CITY ATTORNEY: Discussion and action on a Resolution approving a change in rates, service charges, and other terms and conditions in resolution of Texas Gas Services' Statement of Intent to Change Rates. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION APPROVING A CHANGE IN RATES, SERVICE CHARGES, AND OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN RESOLUTION OF TEXAS GAS SERVICES' STATEMENT OF INTENT TO CHANGE RATES.

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, BERTHA A. ONTIVEROS, (915) 541-4550] POSTPONED FROM 01-15-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Discussion and action on Conditional B permit for Artcraft Commercial Unit Two Subdivision. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON CONDITIONAL B PERMIT FOR ARTCRAFT COMMERCIAL UNIT TWO SUBDIVISION. (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, LARRY F. NICHOLS, (915) 541-4557]

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

   
Item: EX1.  Discussion and action on properties located at 11417 Pratt Avenue and 11429 Pratt Avenue. (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA AND CARRIED THAT THE OFFICE OF THE CITY ATTORNEY BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT THE DEMAND MADE BY ROBERT PLOTE AND LYNN MARIE PLOTE, AND/OR THE CURRENT OWNERS OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 11417 PRATT AVENUE, EL PASO, TEXAS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 11417 PRATT AVENUE AND 11429 PRATT AVENUE. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KARLA M. NIEMAN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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