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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 3/18/2008
 
   
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 11, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MARCH 11, 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 LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), YAZAKI NORTH AMERICA, INC. (''ASSIGNOR''), ELCOM, INC. (''ASSIGNEE''), AND YAZAKI INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (''GUARANTOR'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), YAZAKI NORTH AMERICA, INC. (''ASSIGNOR''), ELCOM, INC. (''ASSIGNEE''), AND YAZAKI INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (''GUARANTOR'') FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: ALL OF LOTS 3, 4, AND 5, BLOCK 9 AND ALL OF LOTS 12, 13, AND 14, BLOCK 11, BUTTERFIELD TRAIL INDUSTRIAL PARK, UNIT TWO, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF ON FILE IN VOLUME 57, PAGE 43, REAL PROPERTY RECORDS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 20 BUTTERFIELD TRAIL, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY BIG BEAR OIL COMPANY THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2007-062

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY BIG BEAR OIL COMPANY THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2007-062 PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION C 18B OF THE CONTRACT CLAUSES DUE TO DEFAULT FOR THEIR FAILURE TO PROVIDE THE ANTIFREEZE AT THE CONTRACTED PRICE AND THAT THE TERMINATION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AS OF MARCH 18, 2008. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RESOLUTION FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF ELECTION OFFICIALS FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO SPECIAL ELECTION FOR DISTRICT 3 CITY REPRESENTATIVE ON MAY 10, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RESOLUTION FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF ELECTION OFFICIALS FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO SPECIAL ELECTION FOR DISTRICT 3 CITY REPRESENTATIVE ON MAY 10, 2008. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT BRIAN HELLER IS APPOINTED AS ALTERNATE CITY CLERK TO ACT AS THE CITY CLERK DURING THE ABSENCE OR DISABILITY OF THE CITY CLERK.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT BRIAN HELLER IS APPOINTED AS ALTERNATE CITY CLERK TO ACT AS THE CITY CLERK DURING THE ABSENCE OR DISABILITY OF THE CITY CLERK. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"4A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: RUTH REYES TO THE CITY-COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

RUTH REYES TO THE CITY-COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

"4B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: CESAR MARTINEZ TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

CESAR MARTINEZ TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: DON K. MACON TO THE EL PASO MOUNTAIN COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

DON K. MACON TO THE EL PASO MOUNTAIN COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

"6. 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

MARCH 18, 2008

A. MEADOWBROOK TOWNHOUSES LTD IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,693.45 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #0629-999-1036-2950).

B. SOLRAC CORP. IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,735.63 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #1994-000-3253-0022).

C. BIENVIVIR PARKSIDE SENIOR COMMUNITY, LTD IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,602.15 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #2004-999-0861-0034).

D. WILSHIRE CREDIT CORP. IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,610.33 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #B365-999-0010-0300).

E. JOSE L. MUÑOZ IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,750.18 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #C231-999-0110-4300).

F. GMAC MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,992.68 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-073A-0300).

G. STEWART TITLE EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,570.48 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-1490-1000).

H. L R MANAGEMENT LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,010.48 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #C849-999-0500-1900).

I. VALERIE MILLER TOPP IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,539.34 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #K216-999-0230-8500).

J. WASHINGTON MUTUAL IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,865.52 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #L626-999-0020-1400).

K. A & A INVESTMENTS IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,951.13 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #M641-999-0010-0800).

L. SIERRA TITLE CO. IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,362.50 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #P405-999-0100-4900).

M. WILSHIRE CREDIT CORP. IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,528.26 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #S127-999-0180-1500).

N. LONE STAR TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,532.75 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #S225-999-0260-2100).

O. B P S PROPERTIES II VIVA LTD. IN THE AMOUNT OF $21,840.61 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #T212-999-0010-0100).

P. RICHARD WAYNE IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,640.80 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #T281-999-0010-6600).

Q. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEESCREDIT UNION OF EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,159.23 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #U819-999-0100-01G0).

R. SHOTEX INVESTMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,975.45 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #W195-999-0080-6400).

S. DONALD SCHNEIDER IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,460.17 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #X012-999-000A-1000).

T. COPPERFIELD LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $45,471.72 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #X310-999-0000-7820).

U. COPPERFIELD LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,090.98 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #X310-999-0000-7910).

V. WAL-MART STORES, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $19,190.24 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #Y600-999-0020-0101).

W. ON THE BORDER FREIGHTLINER IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,620.28 OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #2005-0000-0336-0056).

"7A. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-081 (MAINTENANCE OF OVERHEAD DOORS AT CITY FACILITIES) TO DESERT GARAGE DOORS

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-081 (MAINTENANCE OF OVERHEAD DOORS AT CITY FACILITIES) TO DESERT GARAGE DOORS FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AWARD OF $225,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: DESERT GARAGE DOORS

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: EITHER ONE OR TWO YEARS

ANNUAL EST. MIN. AMT.: $75,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 31010326 - 502226 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES DEPART., BUILDING MAINTENANCE DIVISION

TOTAL EST. MIN. AWARD: $225,000

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT FOR MAINTENANCE OF OVERHEAD DOORS AT CITY FACILITIES.

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 DEPARTMENT, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND GENERAL SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. [FINANCIAL SERVICE/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

"7B. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-126 (ALUMINUM SIGN BLANKS) TO VULCAN ALUMINUM

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-126 (ALUMINUM SIGN BLANKS) TO VULCAN ALUMINUM FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AWARD OF $145,819.

DEPARTMENT: STREET

AWARD TO: VULCAN ALUMINUM

FOLEY, ALABAMA

ITEMS: ALL

ANNUAL EST. MIN. AMT.: $72,909.50

ACCOUNT NO.: 32010287 - 503203 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: SIGNS AND MARKINGS, PUBLIC ACCESSES MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS, GENERAL FUND

TOTAL EST. MIN. AWARD: $145,819

DISTRICTS: ALL

THE COST UNDER THIS REQUIREMENTS CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAYBE 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 STREET RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED. VULCAN ALUMINUM WAS THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. [FINANCIAL SERVICE/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 8A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-046 (31-Yard Open Bowl Scraper 2007) to Wagner Equipment Co."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-046 (31-YARD OPEN BOWL SCRAPER 2007) TO WAGNER EQUIPMENT CO., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $840,900.

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: WAGNER EQUIPMENT CO.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: ALL

ACCOUNT NO.: 34010289 - 508029 - 40403

FUNDING SOURCE: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT, HEAVY/OFF ROAD EQUIPMENT

TOTAL EST. AWARD: $840,900

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A ONE-TIME PURCHASE TYPE CONTRACT FOR THE 31-YARD OPEN BOWL SCRAPER. VENDOR OFFERS THE CITY THE OPTION TO PURCHASE UP TO 100% OF THE CONTRACT QUANTITY AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN NINETY DAYS OR ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY DAYS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

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

   
Item: 8B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-058 (Washing of Heavy Duty Equipment) to Texas Truckwash and Detail"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-058 (WASHING OF HEAVY DUTY EQUIPMENT) TO TEXAS TRUCKWASH AND DETAIL FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AWARD OF $513,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: TEXAS TRUCKWASH AND DETAIL

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ANNUAL EST. MIN. AMT.: $171,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 503125 - 45202 AND

34010286 - 503204 - 40403

FUNDING SOURCE: FLEET SERVICES INTERNAL FUND, VEHICLE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR

TOTAL EST. MIN. AWARD: $513,000

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT FOR THE SERVICE OF WASHING OF HEAVY DUTY EQUIPMENT.

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 GENERAL SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. [FINANCIAL SERVICE/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 DID NOT VOTE
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 a portion of Tracts 1 and 2, Bootheville Unit Two, 8517 Fortune Court. ZON07-00149"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 3-B, S.A. & M.G. Survey No. 266, intersection of North Desert Boulevard and Helen of Troy Drive. ZON07-00163"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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, 1611 N. Mesa Street. ZON07-00160"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9D.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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, west of El Paso Street and south of Sixth Street. ZON07-00084"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9E.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTP0NED TIL APRIL 15, 2008.

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]

   
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: 9F.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS.

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9G.  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: ADOPTED

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] POSTPONED FROM 03-11-08

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

   
Item: 9H.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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, 5000 block of Mesa Street. ZON07-00141
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED WITH CONDITIONS.

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 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

POSTPONED FROM 03-04-08 AND 03-11-08

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

   
Item: 10.  EL PASO WATER UTILITIES: 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,"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED SEVEN (7) WEEKS.

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] 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: 11A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action concerning the exploration of moving the Anti-Grafitti Program from the Street Department to the El Paso Police Department. "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION CONCERNING THE EXPLORATION OF MOVING THE ANTI-GRAFITTI PROGRAM FROM THE STREET DEPARTMENT TO THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT.

[REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124] POSTPONED FROM 03-04-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 11B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion concerning a rental inspection program to promote health, safety, and welfare in rental housing.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS.

DISCUSSION CONCERNING A RENTAL INSPECTION PROGRAM TO PROMOTE HEALTH, SAFETY, AND WELFARE IN RENTAL HOUSING.

[REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124] 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: 11C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on authorizing the City Manager to apply as a third-party administrator for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's Supplemental Environmental Program (SEP).
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO APPLY AS A THIRD-PARTY ADMINISTRATOR FOR THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY'S SUPPLEMENTAL ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM (SEP).

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4996]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11D.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Presentation by the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection regarding plans to construct a border fence at the U.S./Mexico International Border in the El Paso Sector.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PRESENTATION BY THE BUREAU OF CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION REGARDING PLANS TO CONSTRUCT A BORDER FENCE AT THE U.S./MEXICO INTERNATIONAL BORDER IN THE EL PASO SECTOR. [MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 11E.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding the request from the Albuquerque District Corps of Engineers for 24-month access road across City owned property to an existing staging area located on International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) property to support the border fence project.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DENIED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE REQUEST FROM THE ALBUQUERQUE DISTRICT CORPS OF ENGINEERS FOR 24-MONTH ACCESS ROAD ACROSS CITY OWNED PROPERTY TO AN EXISTING STAGING AREA LOCATED ON INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY AND WATER COMMISSION (IBWC) PROPERTY TO SUPPORT THE BORDER FENCE PROJECT. [MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11F.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on a Resolution in support of the City of El Paso's bid to host the Association of Mayors, Councilmembers and Commissioners Annual Elected Officials Conference in February of 2010 and authorizing the City Manager to sign any and all documentation necessary to make arrangements for the conference in the event the bid is awarded to the City of El Paso.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF THE CITY OF EL PASO'S BID TO HOST THE ASSOCIATION OF MAYORS, COUNCILMEMBERS AND COMMISSIONERS ANNUAL ELECTED OFFICIALS CONFERENCE IN FEBRUARY OF 2010 AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN ANY AND ALL DOCUMENTATION NECESSARY TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE CONFERENCE IN THE EVENT THE BID IS AWARDED TO THE CITY OF EL PASO.

[MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to execute a Chapter 380 Economic Development Program Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and Copperfield, LLC
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE A CHAPTER 380 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND COPPERFIELD, LLC, A MINNESOTA LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (''APPLICANT''), IN RELATION TO THE APPLICANT'S DEVELOPMENT OF A WIRE MANUFACTURING FACILITY IN EL PASO TEXAS. (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 NO
5 Rep. Quintana NO
6 Rep. Holguin DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 13A.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign the Articles of Agreement between the City of El Paso and the Local 51, International Association of Fire Fighters, Inc., for the contract period covering March 18, 2008, through August 31, 2010.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN THE ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE LOCAL 51, INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIRE FIGHTERS, INC., FOR THE CONTRACT PERIOD COVERING MARCH 18, 2008, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2010. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, WILLIAM STUDER, (915) 541-4011]

   
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: 13B1.  CITY MANAGER: Presentation with the results of the Buxton Retail Study.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

PRESENTATION BY KATHRYN DODSON, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, WITH THE RESULTS OF THE BUXTON RETAIL STUDY. IN ADDITION, JOHN BENTON, GENERAL MANAGER OF THE EL PASO OUTLET SHOPPES, AND TOM RUMPTZ, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF HORIZON GROUP, WILL FOLLOW WITH A BRIEF UPDATE OF THE OUTLET MALL RETAIL PROJECT. [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4760]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 13B2.  CITY MANAGER: Transportation Projects Overview
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS OVERVIEW

A) PROJECT SELECTION PROCESS THROUGH THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION

B) CITY TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS PROGRAMMED IN THE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PLAN

C) UPCOMING FUNDING AGREEMENTS ON PROGRAMMED TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS

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

[ENGINEERING, TERRY QUEZADA, (915) 541-4417]

   
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.  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)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE QUINTANA, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD BE AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO A “STANDSTILL AGREEMENT” WITH HUNT COMMUNITIES, LLC REGARDING THE MASTER PLANNED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT, AND THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY OR HIS DESIGNEE BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTS TO EFFECTUATE THAT AUTHORITY NOT TO EXTEND BEYOND APRIL 30, 2008.

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

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


 
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