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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING
Date: 3/11/2008
 
   
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 MARCH 4, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MARCH 4, 2008. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY 8918 RUIZ COURT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY (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).

8918 RUIZ COURT $6,147.09 ANTONIO Z. GONZALEZ

(DISTRICT 6) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, LARRY F. NICHOLS, (915) 541-4557]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND ACCEPT A STORM SEWER LINE EASEMENT FROM THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY THROUGH THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY IN THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, TEXAS: A PORTION OF LOT 30, BLOCK 4, THOM RIDGE SUBDIVISION.

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND ACCEPT A STORM SEWER LINE EASEMENT FROM THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY THROUGH THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY IN THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, TEXAS: A PORTION OF LOT 30, BLOCK 4, THOM RIDGE SUBDIVISION. (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING, SAM RODRIGUEZ, (915) 541-4023]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL APPROVE A RESOLUTION AND THE SUBMISSION OF THE ANTI-GANG AWARENESS TRAINING & EDUCATION PROGRAM (A-GATE)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL APPROVE A RESOLUTION AND THE SUBMISSION OF THE ANTI-GANG AWARENESS TRAINING & EDUCATION PROGRAM (A-GATE) 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 $90,100 WITH NO CASH OR IN-KIND MATCH REQUIREMENT. THE FUNDING AGENCY REQUIRES A RESOLUTION BE SUBMITTED WITH GRANT APPLICATION. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL APPROVE A RESOLUTION AND THE SUBMISSION OF THE OPERATION SERIOUS HABITUAL OFFENDER COMPREHENSIVE ACTION PROGRAM (SHOCAP)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL APPROVE A RESOLUTION AND THE SUBMISSION OF THE OPERATION SERIOUS HABITUAL OFFENDER COMPREHENSIVE ACTION PROGRAM (SHOCAP) FULL FORCE 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 $54,850 WITH NO CASH OR IN-KIND MATCH REQUIREMENT. THE FUNDING AGENCY REQUIRES A RESOLUTION BE SUBMITTED WITH GRANT APPLICATION. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"4A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: PETE T. DUARTE TO THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPPOINTED

PETE T. DUARTE TO THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., DISTRICT 6. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

"4B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: ROBERT MCGREGOR TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

ROBERT MCGREGOR TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

" 4C. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: MELISSA C. BRANDRUP TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

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

"5A. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION 2008-015R (UPGRADE OF THE PARKING ACCESS AND REVENUE CONTROL SYSTEM) TO MITCHELL ADDING MACHINE CO., INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION 2008-015R (UPGRADE OF THE PARKING ACCESS AND REVENUE CONTROL SYSTEM) TO MITCHELL ADDING MACHINE CO., INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $210,709.

DEPARTMENT: AVIATION

AWARD: MITCHELL ADDING MACHINE CO., INC.

DBA MITCHELL TIME & PARKING

AUSTIN, TX

ITEMS: 1 (A TO I) & OPTIONAL ITEMS O2, O3 AND O4

ACCOUNT NO.: 62620027 - 508027 - 41080 - PAP0040 (ITEMS 1. A TO I - $99,034)

62620006 - 502229 - 40101

(OPTIONAL ITEMS 02, 03, & 04 - $111,675)

FUNDING SOURCE: EPIA ENTERPRISE FUNDS

TOTAL EST. AWARD: $210,709

DISTRICT: 3

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND AVIATION RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED. THE REVIEW COMMITTEE, BASED ON EVALUATION FACTORS ESTABLISHED FOR THIS PROCUREMENT, RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE HIGHEST RANKED PROPOSER AS INDICATED. [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

"5B. BID: REQUEST APPROVAL FOR THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, TO REJECT THE BIDS SUBMITTED FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2008-074 (BASEBALL TURF INFIELD CONDITIONER)

ACTION TAKEN: REJECTED

REQUEST APPROVAL FOR THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, TO REJECT THE BIDS SUBMITTED FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2008-074 (BASEBALL TURF INFIELD CONDITIONER) AS RECOMMENDED BY FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND THE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENTS BECAUSE ALL BIDS RECEIVED DID NOT MEET THE SPECIFICATIONS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [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.  - 6B. 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 AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS), CHAPTER 19.16 (IMPROVEMENT STANDARDS AND DESIGN PRINCIPLES), SECTION 19.16.130 (POSTAL DELIVERY SERVICE), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ESTABLISH THE RESPONSIBILITIES FOR MAIL RECEPTACLES; THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 19.04.090 OF THE CITY OF EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, EDDIE GARCIA, (915) 541-4638]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MARCH 18, 2008, FOR ITEM 6A

6B. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON07-00165 TO ALLOW FOR AN INFILL DEVELOPMENT TO PERMIT A DUPLEX ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 23, BLOCK 5, PACIFIC PARK, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.08.030 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 265 ATLANTIC ROAD. APPLICANT: DAVID A. ABER. ZON07-00165 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON APRIL 1, 2008, FOR ITEM 6B

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.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a two year Professional Service Agreement between the City of El Paso and Amec Earth & Environmental, Inc., a Nevada Corporation "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A TWO YEAR PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AMEC EARTH & ENVIRONMENTAL, INC., A NEVADA CORPORATION, TO PERFORM CONSULTING SERVICES FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING CONSULTING SERVICES 2007'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $750,000. FUNDING SOURCE: APPLICABLE PROJECTS ARE REQUIRED TO FUND EACH TASK. (ALL DISTRICTS) [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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to approve an Agreement by and between Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and City of El Paso for the Assignment of Option Rights in order to purchase forty 40-foot low floor compressed natural gas (CNG) option buses under formal Contract No. 639 (IFB No. CAP 9-01) and approve the purchase of forty opt  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO APPROVE AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN MASSACHUSETTS BAY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AND CITY OF EL PASO FOR THE ASSIGNMENT OF OPTION RIGHTS IN ORDER TO PURCHASE FORTY 40-FOOT LOW FLOOR COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS (CNG) OPTION BUSES UNDER FORMAL CONTRACT NO. 639 (IFB NO. CAP 9-01) AND APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF FORTY OPTION CNG BUSES FROM NORTH AMERICAN BUS INDUSTRIES, INC. THE COST FOR THIRTY-THREE OF THE BUSES IS $397,430 ($404,430 NET OF DISCOUNT OF $7,000) PLUS SPARE PARTS IN THE AMOUNT OF $686,045. THE COST FOR SEVEN OF THE RAPID TRANSIT BUSES IS $404,412 ($411,412 NET OF $7,000 DISCOUNT). THE TOTAL PURCHASE AMOUNT FOR FORTY BUSES IS $16,632,119. THE FUNDING FOR THESE BUSES WILL COME FROM A COMBINATION OF FEDERAL AND LOCAL FUNDING.

FEDERAL FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $13,556,714 HAVE BEEN ALLOCATED FOR THIS PURCHASE WITH A REQUIRED LOCAL MATCH OF $2,952,000. THE LOCAL MATCH, AS WELL AS ANY REMAINING FUNDING NEEDED FOR THE BUSES, WILL BE FUNDED THROUGH THE LEASE PURCHASE FINANCING AGREEMENT APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON JULY 25, 2006, OR FUND BALANCES OR BOTH. THE AMOUNT FINANCED SHALL BE PAID THROUGH REVENUES GENERATED FROM THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[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: 8B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Request that the Purchasing Manager for Financial Services, Purchasing Division, be authorized to issue a purchase order to Continental Corporation, the sole source provider of Automatic Vehicle Locator (AVL) System "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO CONTINENTAL CORPORATION, THE SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER OF AUTOMATIC VEHICLE LOCATOR (AVL) SYSTEM CURRENTLY USED BY THE EL PASO POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS ($275,000) AND SUN METRO ($239,178) FOR MAINTENANCE OF HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE SUPPORT.

DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

ACCOUNT NOS. POLICE & FIRE: 39010352 - 502229 - 01101

MASS TRANSIT: 60600011 - 508035 - 11601 - G600335 60600011 - 508035 - 11606 - G600342

60600011 - 508006 - 11677 - G600463

FUNDING SOURCE: INFORMATION SERVICES, OPERATING ACCOUNT, OFFICE EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS AND VARIOUS FTA GRANTS

TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUAL AMOUNT: $514,178

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2008-160

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: 9A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning north of Borderland Road and west of Interstate Highway 10. ZON07-00150 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PARCEL 1: TRACT 3C AND A PORTION OF TRACTS 3A AND 3B, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 240, AND A PORTION OF TRACT 1A, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 241; PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF TRACT 3A, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY 240; AND PARCEL 3: A PORTION OF TRACT 3A, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 240, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PARCEL 1: FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO R-3A (RESIDENTIAL); PARCEL 2: FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL); AND PARCEL 3: FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO A-2 (APARTMENT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF BORDERLAND ROAD AND WEST OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 10. APPLICANTS: TROPICANA DEVELOPMENT INC. ZON07-00150 (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 Lots 36 and 37, Block 84, Franklin Heights Addition 1123 Rio Grande Avenue. ZON07-00155 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 36 AND 37, BLOCK 84, FRANKLIN HEIGHTS ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-2 (APARTMENT) TO A-O (APARTMENT/OFFICE). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1123 RIO GRANDE AVENUE. APPLICANT: W. MATT WATSON. ZON07-00155 (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 5000 block of Mesa Street. ZON07-00141"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

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]

POSTPONED FROM 03-04-08

   
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.  ENGINEERING: 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 by deleting Paragraph 11 to remove the exception for Contractor Stamps"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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 BY DELETING PARAGRAPH 11 TO REMOVE THE 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 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.  ENGINEERING: Ordinance amending Title 13 (Streets, Sidewalks, and Public Places), Chapter 13.04 (Street and Sidewalk Construction and Maintenance), Section 13.04.020 (Sidewalk Specifications)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 13 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS, AND PUBLIC PLACES), CHAPTER 13.04 (STREET AND SIDEWALK CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE), SECTION 13.04.020 (SIDEWALK SPECIFICATIONS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD SPECIFICATIONS FOR CONTRACTOR STAMPS ON SIDEWALKS AND TO AMEND EXISTING SPECIFICATIONS; 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 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: 11.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on authorizing Mayor John Cook to sign the U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AUTHORIZING MAYOR JOHN COOK TO SIGN THE U.S. MAYORS CLIMATE PROTECTION AGREEMENT. [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: 12A.  DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES: Presentation on a Downtown revitalization project known as ''Mills Plaza'' by Brent Harris, Mills Plaza Properties. "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PRESENTATION ON A DOWNTOWN REVITALIZATION PROJECT KNOWN AS ''MILLS PLAZA'' BY BRENT HARRIS, MILLS PLAZA PROPERTIES. (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 12B.  DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES: Discussion and action to direct that the City Manager City-initiate the right-of-way vacation for the vehicular interest on portions of Mills Avenue and Sheldon Court for the purpose of supporting the Downtown revitalization project known as ''Mills Plaza.'' "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DIRECT THAT THE CITY MANAGER CITY-INITIATE THE RIGHT-OF-WAY VACATION FOR THE VEHICULAR INTEREST ON PORTIONS OF MILLS AVENUE AND SHELDON COURT FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING THE DOWNTOWN REVITALIZATION PROJECT KNOWN AS “MILLS PLAZA.”

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THAT THE CITY MANAGER CITY-INITIATE THE RIGHT-OF-WAY VACATION FOR THE VEHICULAR INTEREST ON PORTIONS OF MILLS AVENUE AND SHELDON COURT FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING THE DOWNTOWN REVITALIZATION PROJECT KNOWN AS ''MILLS PLAZA.'' (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

   
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: 13.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Discussion and action on Conditional B permit for Sun Ridge Unit 15 Subdivision. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON CONDITIONAL B PERMIT FOR SUN RIDGE UNIT 15 SUBDIVISION. (DISTRICT 6) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, LARRY F. NICHOLS, (915) 541-4557]

   
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: 14.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action/approval by the City Council of the 2008 Program of Work and Performance Metrics 2008 which shall be incorporated and made a part of the agreement between the City and REDCO, approved August 6, 2006. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION/APPROVAL BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE 2008 PROGRAM OF WORK AND PERFORMANCE METRICS 2008 WHICH SHALL BE INCORPORATED AND MADE A PART OF THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND REDCO, APPROVED AUGUST 6, 2006. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4760]

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

   
Item: 15.  MUNICIPAL CLERK: Discussion and action on the appointment of additional Municipal Court Associate Judges"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINT FEDERICO SOFORO AND VICTOR PARRA AS MUNICIPAL COURT ASSOCIATE JUDGES

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

POSTPONED FROM 02-26-08 AND 03-04-08

*FEDERICO SOFORO

*MICHELE LOCKE

*VICTOR PARRA

REGINA ARDITTI

*RELEASE RECEIVED FROM APPLICANT AND RESPONSE RECEIVED FROM JUDICIAL CONDUCT COMMISSION.

   
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.  Claim of Blair-Hall Co., Inc., Our File No. 07-C-271/ENG. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT CLAIMANT’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE CLAIM OF BLAIR HALL CO., INC., OUR FILE NO. 07-C-271/ENG.

CLAIM OF BLAIR-HALL CO., INC., OUR FILE NO. 07-C-271/ENG. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MICHELE C. DALY, (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

   
Item: EX2.  City of El Paso vs. Joseph ''Sib'' Abraham; Cause No. 2006-2480. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND CARRIED THAT OUTSIDE COUNSEL BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE LAWSUIT STYLED CITY OF EL PASO VS. JOSEPH “SIB” ABRAHAM; CAUSE NO. 2006-2480.

CITY OF EL PASO VS. JOSEPH ''SIB'' ABRAHAM; CAUSE NO. 2006-2480. (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 ABSTAIN
5 Rep. Quintana NO
6 Rep. Holguin NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX3.  William D. Abraham, as Trustee for the Franklin Group, L.P. vs. the City of El Paso, Texas et. al.; Cause No. 2007-688. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT PLAINTIFF’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED WILLIAM D. ABRAHAM, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE FRANKLIN GROUP, L.P. VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. 2007-688.

WILLIAM D. ABRAHAM, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE FRANKLIN GROUP, L.P. VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. 2007-688. (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

   
Item: EX5.  City Attorney on legal options with respect to the sale and conveyance of 4,832.99 acres or land, more or less, to Hunt Communities, LLC. (551.071) "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION WITH THE CITY ATTORNEY ON LEGAL OPTIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE SALE AND CONVEYANCE OF 4,832.99 ACRES OR LAND, MORE OR LESS, TO HUNT COMMUNITIES, LLC. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE, CHARLIE MCNABB, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX4.  Alfred Corona vs. City of El Paso; Cause No. 2003-5296. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND CARRIED THAT OUTSIDE COUNSEL BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE LAWSUIT STYLED ALFRED CORONA VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2003-5296.

ALFRED CORONA VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2003-5296. (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 ABSTAIN
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item:   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEETING

"MTB1. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE FEBRUARY 12, 2008, MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING."

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE FEBRUARY 12, 2008, MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING. (ACTION 08-10)

   
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 YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: MTB2.  Discussion and action on the appointment of Suzanne Fabian as an alternative Citizen Advisory Committee member. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPOINTMENT OF SUZANNE FABIAN AS AN ALTERNATIVE CITIZEN ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBER. (ACTION 08-11)

   
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 YES

   
Item: MTB3.  Discussion and action on a resolution that the Mass Transit Department Board hereby authorizes the City Manager to sign a Professional Service Agreement between the Mass Transit Department Board and ARTchitecture, a Limited Partnership, to perform consulting services for a project known as ''MISSION VALLEY TRANSIT AND VISITOR'S CENTER'' "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD HEREBY AUTHORIZES THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD AND ARTCHITECTURE, A LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, TO PERFORM CONSULTING SERVICES FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''MISSION VALLEY TRANSIT AND VISITOR'S CENTER'' FOR A CONTRACT AMOUNT OF TWO HUNDRED NINETY FIVE THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($295,000.00), AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000.00 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES, FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED THREE HUNDRED FORTY FIVE THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($345,000.00). (ACTION 08-12)

   
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 YES

   
Item: MTB4.  Discussion and action on a resolution that the City Manager be authorized to approve an Agreement by and between Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and City of El Paso for the Assignment of Option Rights in order to purchase forty (40) 40-foot low floor compressed natural gas (CNG) option buses under formal Contract No. 639 (IFB No. CAP 9-01) and approve the purchase of forty (40) option C  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ACCEPTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN MASSACHUSETTS BAY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AND CITY OF EL PASO FOR THE ASSIGNMENT OF OPTION RIGHTS IN ORDER TO PURCHASE FORTY (40) 40-FOOT LOW FLOOR COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS (CNG) OPTION BUSES UNDER FORMAL CONTRACT NO. 639 (IFB NO. CAP 9-01) AND APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF FORTY (40) OPTION CNG BUSES FROM NORTH AMERICAN BUS INDUSTRIES, INC. THE COST FOR THIRTY-THREE (33) OF THE BUSES IS $397,430.00 ($404,430.00 NET OF DISCOUNT OF $7,000.00) PLUS SPARE PARTS IN THE AMOUNT OF $686,045.00. THE TOTAL PURCHASE AMOUNT FOR FORTY (40) BUSES IS $16,632,119.00. THE FUNDING FOR THESE BUSES WILL COME FROM A COMBINATION OF FEDERAL AND LOCAL FUNDING. (ACTION 08-13)

FEDERAL FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $13,556,714.00 HAVE BEEN ALLOCATED FOR THIS PURCHASE WITH A REQUIRED LOCAL MATCH OF $2,952,000.00. THE LOCAL MATCH AS WELL AS ANY REMAINING FUNDING NEEDED FOR THE BUSES WILL BE FUNDING THROUGH THE LEASE PURCHASE FINANCING AGREEMENT APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON JULY 25, 2006, OR FUND BALANCE OR BOTH. THE AMOUNT FINANCED SHALL BE PAID THROUGH REVENUES GENERATED FROM THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT. DISTRICTS: ALL

CONTACT PERSON: TERRANCE FREIBURG, PURCHASING MANAGER, 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 YES

   
Item: MTB5.  Discussion and action to authorize the City Manager to evaluate and analyze alternatives available for the location of a proposed transit terminal in north east El Paso, including but not limited to the lease or purchase of real estate property interests in the property commonly known as the Northgate Shopping Center."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO EVALUATE AND ANALYZE ALTERNATIVES AVAILABLE FOR THE LOCATION OF A PROPOSED TRANSIT TERMINAL IN NORTHEAST EL PASO AND AUTHORIZING CITY MANAGER TO RE-PROGRAM FEDERAL FUNDS ($2.4 MILLION) FROM THE PROPOSED FAR EAST SIDE TERMINAL TO THE PROPOSED TRANSIT TERMINAL IN NORTHEAST EL PASO

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO EVALUATE AND ANALYZE ALTERNATIVES AVAILABLE FOR THE LOCATION OF A PROPOSED TRANSIT TERMINAL IN NORTH EAST EL PASO, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE LEASE OR PURCHASE OF REAL ESTATE PROPERTY INTERESTS IN THE PROPERTY COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE NORTHGATE SHOPPING CENTER. (ACTION 08-14)

   
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: MTB6.  Request that the Purchasing Manager, Financial Services, Purchasing Division, be authorized to issue a Purchase Order to Continental Corporation, the sole source provider of the Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) System currently used by the El Paso and Fire Departments "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER, FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO CONTINENTAL CORPORATION, THE SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER OF THE AUTOMATIC VEHICLE LOCATION (AVL) SYSTEM CURRENTLY USED BY THE EL PASO AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS ($275,000.00) AND SUN METRO ($239,178.00) FOR MAINTENANCE OF HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE SUPPORT. (ACTION 08-15)

DEPARTMENT(S): INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

ACCOUNT NO(S).: POLICE & FIRE: 39010352-502229-01101

MASS TRANSIT: 60600011-508035-11601-G600335

60600011-508035-11606-G600342 AND

60600011-508006-11677-G600463

FUNDING SOURCE: INFORMATION SERVICES, OPERATING ACCOUNT, OFFICE EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS AND VARIOUS FTA GRANTS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $514,178.00

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2008-160

DISTRICT(S): ALL

CONTACT PERSON: TERRANCE FREIBURG, PURCHASING MANAGER, 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 YES

   
Item: MTB7.  Director's Report on operations, maintenance, fleet and service."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DIRECTOR'S REPORT ON OPERATIONS, MAINTENANCE, FLEET AND SERVICE.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE



 
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