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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 3/25/2008
 
   
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 18, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MARCH 18, 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 EXTENDS THE TIME PERIOD FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF IMPROVEMENTS TO BARTLETT DRIVE REQUIRED UNDER A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND HAM MANAGEMENT, LLC, EAST OF DESERT BOULEVARD AND SOUTH OF THORN AVENUE. SUB07-00117

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY EXTENDS THE TIME PERIOD FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF IMPROVEMENTS TO BARTLETT DRIVE REQUIRED UNDER A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND HAM MANAGEMENT, LLC, DATED OCTOBER 24, 2006, AND AMENDED ON DECEMBER 19, 2006, SO THAT THE IMPROVEMENTS SHALL BE COMPLETED BY DECEMBER 19, 2010. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF DESERT BOULEVARD AND SOUTH OF THORN AVENUE. APPLICANT: HAM MANAGEMENT, LLC. SUB07-00117 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA STOKES, (915) 541-4627]

"3B. RESOLUTION: PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY 3505 WYOMING AVENUE

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) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE:

3505 WYOMING AVENUE $19,138.83 MARTIN SWEED DISTRICT 8

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

"3C. 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, THORN RIDGE SUBDIVISION.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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, THORN RIDGE SUBDIVISION. (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING, SAM RODRIGUEZ, (915) 541-4023]

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND SYLVIA VALDEZ FOR THE PURCHASE OF LOT 14, EXCEPTING THE SOUTH TWO FEET AND THE NORTH ONE FOOT THEREOF, BLOCK 47, CAMPBELL ADDITION, 1006 S. MESA STREET

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND SYLVIA VALDEZ FOR THE PURCHASE OF LOT 14, EXCEPTING THE SOUTH TWO FEET AND THE NORTH ONE FOOT THEREOF, BLOCK 47, CAMPBELL ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF ON FILE IN VOLUME 2, PAGE 68, REAL PROPERTY RECORDS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, COMMONLY KNOWN AS 1006 S. MESA STREET, EL PASO, TEXAS, TO BE USED FOR THE STANTON TOLL PLAZA PROJECT. PROJECT #: PBR06003; FUND: 43005; DEPARTMENT: 32000080; ACCOUNT: 508000. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3E. RESOLUTION: SOLID WASTE LIENS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE SOLID WASTE LIENS ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT A) (DISTRICTS 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8)

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

ATTACHMENT A

SOLID WASTE LIENS

MARCH 25, 2008

667 JEANNY MARIE $249.70 SERGIO ELGUEA (DISTRICT 1)

8316 MERCURY ST. $777.42 JOHN MCKELLIPS (DISTRICT 2)

2732 MOREHEAD $320.61 ERNESTO ORTEGA (DISTRICT 2)

7760 ADOBE $471.07 ALBERTA F. & OLIVER R. JOHN

(DISTRICT 3)

119 CHELSEA STREET $533.86 REBECCA ACERETO AND ANGELICA GREEN

(DISTRICT 3)

3710 LEE $10,550.23 TROPICANA HOMES, INC.

(DISTRICT 5)

1428 ADOLPH CARSON $152.82 PRISCILLA ACUNA & JORGE GARCIA, JR

(DISTRICT 6)

9277 LEONARDO $160.40 MANUEL O. GALLEGOS

DISTRICT 6)

TRACT 2-D (2.284 ACRES), U. S. GOVERNMENT PARCEL #10 SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 6) $762.27 ALFONSO DIAZ (TR)



141 KEENEY $182.59 FRANCISCO & CRISTINA C. PLAZA

(DISTRICT 7)

334 MCCUNE RD. $744.95 RAYMOND E. & MARIA CASTILLO

(DISTRICT 7)

319 MILTON $523.03 JAIME S. & OTILIA B. QUINTANA

(DISTRICT 7)



8102 TIGUA CIRCLE $336.30 GUADALUPE V. GOMEZ (DISTRICT 7)

3318 ALAMEDA $227.51 JESSE & 2 VALLES AND REBECCA V. AVON

(DISTRICT 8)

3615 HUECO $228.59 SHELBA J. MATTESON (DISTRICT 8)

1217 MAIN DR. $123.59 ARTHUR L. MASSE (DISTRICT 8)

905 MAGOFFIN AVENUE $200.45 UBALDO SAENZ (DISTRICT 8)

LOT(S) 1 TO 4 (12000 SQ FT), BLOCK 15, SUNSET HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 8) $229.68 CARLOS & VIRGINIA FIGUEROA

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF VICTIM SERVICES ADVOCATE IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 19380. THE GRADE IS GS 54.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF VICTIM SERVICES ADVOCATE IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 19380. THE GRADE IS GS 54. SALARY RANGE: $33,196.62 - $53,042.40 (GS 54). FUND SOURCE: 21010050-01101-21000. (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA B. THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

"4A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: MICHAEL PLETERS TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

MICHAEL PLETERS TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JOHN R. SCHATZMAN, JR. TO THE CONSTRUCTION BOARD OF APPEALS (HOME BUILDER CATEGORY)

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JOHN R. SCHATZMAN, JR. TO THE CONSTRUCTION BOARD OF APPEALS (HOME BUILDER CATEGORY) BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8.

[REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

"5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: NORMA I. TENA TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS.

NORMA I. TENA TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN JR., DISTRICT 6.

[REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN JR., (915) 541-4182

"6. REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-107R (COMPREHENSIVE AIRPORT LIABILITY INSURANCE) TO WELLS FARGO INSURANCE SERVICES OF TEXAS (ILLINOIS NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY)

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-107R (COMPREHENSIVE AIRPORT LIABILITY INSURANCE) TO WELLS FARGO INSURANCE SERVICES OF TEXAS (ILLINOIS NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY) FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $239,385.

DEPARTMENT: AVIATION

AWARD TO: WELLS FARGO INSURANCE SERVICES OF TEXAS

(ILLINOIS NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY)

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: ALL

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $79,795

ACCOUNT NO.: 62620001 - 504402 - 40101

FUNDING SOURCE: EPIA ENTERPRISE FUNDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $239,385 (3-YEAR TOTAL)

DISTRICT: 3

THIS IS A THREE YEAR CONTRACT BASED ON A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP). ANNUAL PREMIUMS FOR YEARS 2 AND 3 WILL BE CONTINGENT UPON LOSS RUNS AND ANY STATE MANDATED MODIFIERS.

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.

FURTHERMORE, IT IS REQUESTED THAT STAFF BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE, THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE TO REVIEW, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER EXECUTE ANY ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS AS NECESSARY.

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

"7A. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-109 (PAINT, TRAFFIC AND AIRFIELD MARKING, TYPE II WATERBORNE) TO THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-109 (PAINT, TRAFFIC AND AIRFIELD MARKING, TYPE II WATERBORNE) TO THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AWARD OF $400,462.

DEPARTMENT: AVIATION

AWARD TO: THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY

MANCHESTER, GEORGIA

ITEMS: ALL

ANNUAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AMOUNT: $200,231

ACCOUNT NO.: 62620003 - 503121 - 40101

FUNDING SOURCE: EPIA ENTERPRISE FUNDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AWARD: $400,462

DISTRICT: 3

THIS IS A TWENTY-FOUR MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT FOR THE PURCHASE OF PAINT FOR MARKINGS ON AIRFIELD PAVEMENT.

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 AVIATION RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

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

"7B. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-137 (PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICE - JOHN DEERE) TO TOM GROWNEY EQUIPMENT, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-137 (PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICE - JOHN DEERE) TO TOM GROWNEY EQUIPMENT, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AWARD OF $210,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: TOM GROWNEY EQUIPMENT, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: ALL

ANNUAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AMOUNT: $70,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 503121 - 45202

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT, FLEET DIVISION, INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AWARD: $210,000

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT FOR PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICES - JOHN DEERE.

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 TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. [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: 3G.  RESOLUTION: The City Manager be authorized to approve the recommended site for the new Cielo Vista Branch Library as was evaluated, determined and recommended by the City Engineer and Mijares-Mora Architects.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE THE RECOMMENDED SITE FOR THE NEW CIELO VISTA BRANCH LIBRARY AS WAS EVALUATED, DETERMINED AND RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ENGINEER AND MIJARES-MORA ARCHITECTS. (DISTRICT 3) [LIBRARY, CAROL BREY-CASIANO, (915) 543-5406]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
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: 8A.  - 8C. 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.

8A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS), CHAPTER 19.16 (IMPROVEMENT STANDARDS AND DESIGN PRINCIPLES), SECTION 19.16.010 (GENERAL DESIGN PRINCIPLES), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING A SECTION ON SMART GROWTH GENERAL DESIGN PRINCIPLES. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 19.04 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

8B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.10 (RESIDENTIAL CODE) SECTION 18.10.310 (APPENDIX G, SWIMMING POOLS, SPAS, AND HOT TUBS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING BARRIER REQUIREMENTS FOR RESIDENTIAL SWIMMING POOLS, SPAS, AND HOT TUBS AND ENTRAPMENT PROTECTION FOR RESIDENTIAL SWIMMING POOL AND SPA SUCTION OUTLETS; PROVIDING FOR A ONE YEAR PERIOD TO BRING EXISTING SWIMMING POOLS, SPAS AND HOT TUBS INTO COMPLIANCE; WITH PENALTIES NOT TO EXCEED TWO-THOUSAND DOLLARS ($2,000.00) PER DAY PER VIOLATION AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, LARRY F. NICHOLS, (915) 541-4557

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON APRIL 1, 2008, FOR ITEMS 8A - 8B

8C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.12 (DENSITY AND DIMENSIONAL STANDARDS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING A SECTION ON SMART GROWTH GENERAL DESIGN PRINCIPLES. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON APRIL 15, 2008, FOR ITEMS 8C

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: 9A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-010R (Growth Management Plan) to Science Application International Corp., Inc.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-010R (GROWTH MANAGEMENT PLAN) TO SCIENCE APPLICATION INTERNATIONAL CORP., INC. FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $846,545.57.

DEPARTMENT: DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

AWARD TO: SCIENCE APPLICATION INTERNATIONAL CORP., INC.

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE

ITEMS: ALL

ACCOUNT NO.: 08150072 - 502115 - 07140 - G080801

FUNDING SOURCE: PLANNING DEPT. GRANTS - MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT

TOTAL AWARD: $846,545.57

DISTRICTS: ALL

THE REVIEW COMMITTEE, BASED ON EVALUATION FACTORS ESTABLISHED FOR THIS RFQ, RECOMMENDS AWARD TO SCIENCE APPLICATION INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, INC. (SAIC), THE TOP RANKED FIRM. THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED.

ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED AUTHORIZATION FOR CITY STAFF TO NEGOTIATE, CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE TO REVIEW ANY RELATED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS NECESSARY (IF REQUIRED), AND CITY MANAGER TO SIGN SAID AGREEMENT.

[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: 9B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the request that the City Manager be authorized to sign the license, services and maintenance agreements and related documents with Accela, Inc. and the Purchasing Manager, Financial Services, Purchasing Division, be authorized to issue a Purchase Order to Accela to upgrade and enhance the permitting, licensing and code enforcement software currently   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE REQUEST THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE LICENSE, SERVICES AND MAINTENANCE AGREEMENTS AND RELATED DOCUMENTS WITH ACCELA, INC. AND THE PURCHASING MANAGER, FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO ACCELA TO UPGRADE AND ENHANCE THE PERMITTING, LICENSING AND CODE ENFORCEMENT SOFTWARE CURRENTLY USED BY THE CITY OF EL PASO. ACCELA, INC. IS THE SOLE SOURCE FOR LICENSING, MAINTENANCE AND SERVICE OF ACCELA SOFTWARE PRODUCTS.

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE

ACCOUNT NO.: 34010289 - 508010 - 40403

($233,438 CONTINGENCY AMOUNT)

FUNDING SOURCE: DATA PROCESSING EQUIPMENT

FINANCED AMOUNT: $3,985,756.60 ($797,151.32 ANNUALLY FOR 5 YEARS)

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $4,219,194.60 (5-YEAR TOTAL)

$2,084,776 (MAINTENANCE YEARS 6-10)

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2008-171

DISTRICT(S): 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: 9C.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on a resolution that the Municipal Technology Lease-Purchase Agreement with Government Capital Corporation for the financing of the purchase of Accela software, together with such exhibits, attachments, additions, changes or modifications as may be approved by the City Attorney, be approved; and Joyce A. Wilson, City Manager, be authorized and directed t  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE MUNICIPAL TECHNOLOGY LEASE-PURCHASE AGREEMENT WITH GOVERNMENT CAPITAL CORPORATION FOR THE FINANCING OF THE PURCHASE OF ACCELA SOFTWARE, TOGETHER WITH SUCH EXHIBITS, ATTACHMENTS, ADDITIONS, CHANGES OR MODIFICATIONS AS MAY BE APPROVED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY, BE APPROVED; AND JOYCE A. WILSON, CITY MANAGER, BE AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO EXECUTE THE AGREEMENT AND RELATED DOCUMENTS AND TO DELIVER IT TO GOVERNMENT CAPITAL CORPORATION, THE LESSOR.

(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: 10A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 70, S.A. & M.G. Railroad Company Survey No. 267, 161 Miranda Court. ZON07-00158
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 70, S.A. & M.G. RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEY NO. 267, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 161 MIRANDA COURT. APPLICANT: E. PEINADO DEVELOPMENT CO. ZON07-00158 (DISTRICT 1)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ART RUBIO (915) 541-4633]

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

   
Item: 10B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Lot 2, Block 15A, Chaparral Park Unit Seven, 6300 Escondido Drive. ZON07-00070
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 2, BLOCK 15A, CHAPARRAL PARK UNIT SEVEN, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-O (APARTMENT/OFFICE) TO S-D (SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 6300 ESCONDIDO DRIVE. APPLICANT: JACK & HERSCH PROPERTIES, LLC. ZON07-00070 (DISTRICT 1)

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

   
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: 10C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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, north of Borderland Road and west of Interstate Highway 10. ZO  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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

   
Item: 10D.  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: ADOPTED

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, ISMAEL SEGOVIA, (915) 541-4027]

POSTPONED FROM 03-18-08

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

   
Item: 11.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a Construction and Use Agreement with Jack & Hersch Properties, LLC for the purpose of constructing a roadway bridge across an open drainage channel which is adjacent and parallel to the northerly edge of Escondido Drive, such roadway will be at a point approximately 456 feet from the intersection of  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A CONSTRUCTION AND USE AGREEMENT WITH JACK & HERSCH PROPERTIES, LLC FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONSTRUCTING A ROADWAY BRIDGE ACROSS AN OPEN DRAINAGE CHANNEL WHICH IS ADJACENT AND PARALLEL TO THE NORTHERLY EDGE OF ESCONDIDO DRIVE, SUCH ROADWAY WILL BE AT A POINT APPROXIMATELY 456 FEET FROM THE INTERSECTION OF ESCONDIDO AND LOS ROBLES DRIVE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: ESCONDIDO DRIVE EAST OF WESTWIND DRIVE. APPLICANT: JACK & HERSCH PROPERTIES, LLC. (DISTRICT 1) [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: 12.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Council to adopt the Neighborhood Traffic Management Program
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY COUNCIL TO ADOPT THE NEIGHBORHOOD TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PROGRAM, A COPY OF WHICH IS ATTACHED AS EXHIBIT A, AS THE POLICY CONCERNING THE MANAGEMENT OF TRAFFIC WITHIN NEIGHBORHOODS AND THAT THE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT BE AUTHORIZED TO IMPLEMENT THE PROCESS AND PROCEDURES FOR THE APPROVAL, DESIGN, INSTALLATION, AND MAINTENANCE OF TRAFFIC CALMING MEASURES UNDER THE GENERAL GUIDELINES CONTAINED IN EXHIBIT A. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, KIMBERLY FORSYTH, (915) 541-4631]

[ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13.  PARKS AND RECREATION: Discussion and action to determine the site for the tournament-grade soccer complex and direct the City Manager to proceed with the development of design and improvements utilizing $4,499,001 from the 2000 Quality of Life general obligation bonds.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DETERMINE THE SITE FOR THE TOURNAMENT-GRADE SOCCER COMPLEX AND DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO PROCEED WITH THE DEVELOPMENT OF DESIGN AND IMPROVEMENTS UTILIZING $4,499,001 FROM THE 2000 QUALITY OF LIFE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PARKS AND RECREATION, NANETTE SMEJKAL, (915) 541-4283]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14.  CITY MANAGER: Transportation Projects Overview"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

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]

POSTPONED FROM 03-18-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX1.  Workers' Compensation subrogation interest regarding Martin Cervantes. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE OFFICE OF THE CITY ATTORNEY NOT PURSUE RECOVERY OF THE CITY’S WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SUBROGATION INTEREST REGARDING MARTIN CERVANTES.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION SUBROGATION INTEREST REGARDING MARTIN CERVANTES. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIA GUADALUPE MARTINEZ, (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: EX2.  Workers' Compensation subrogation interest regarding Raul Alexander Porras. (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE, SECONDED, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO DELETE THE ITEM ON WORKERS' COMPENSATION SUBROGATION INTEREST REGARDING RAUL ALEXANDER PORRAS.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION SUBROGATION INTEREST REGARDING RAUL ALEXANDER PORRAS. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIA GUADALUPE MARTINEZ, (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: EX3.  W. Wellfield Company vs. City of El Paso, Texas, et. al.; Cause No. 2007-3980. (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO TAKE ANY AND ALL ACTION TO PROTECT THE CITY'S INTEREST AND POSITION, BOTH AFFIRMATIVE AND DEFENSIVE, AS NECESSARY TO RESOLVE ANY CLAIMS AND LAWSUITS ASSERTED AGAINST THE CITY IN CAUSE NO. 2007-3980, W. WELL FIELD VS. ALAN SHUBERT, IN HIS CAPACITY AS DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY EL PASO, TEXAS, CITY PLAN COMMISSION FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, AND THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, AND THAT THE TERMS OF THE RULE 11 AGREEMENT DATED MARCH 25, 2008, REFLECTING THE SETTLEMENT TERMS OF CAUSE NO. 2007-3980, W. WELL FIELD VS. ALAN SHUBERT, ET AL (INCLUDING THE EXECUTION OF THE SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED CONVEYING LOT 2, BLOCK 2, W. WELL FIELD SUBDIVISION UNIT TWO TO THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE DRAINAGE EASEMENT) ARE APPROVED, AND THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE A SETTLEMENT AND THE CITY ATTORNEY OR THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE ALL CLAIMS OF W. WELL FIELD COMPANY ASSERTED IN CAUSE NO. 2007-3980, W. WELL FIELD COMPANY V. ALAN SHUBERT, ET AL. THIS MOTION IS INTENDED TO GRANT BROAD AUTHORITY TO THE OFFICE OF THE CITY ATTORNEY TO TAKE ANY ACTION NECESSARY TO ADDRESS THESE MATTERS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE INITIATION OF AND RESPONSE TO, LITIGATION, COMPLAINTS AND ANY OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE OR JUDICIAL PROCESS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ENTRY INTO A SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT RESOLVING ANY DISPUTES, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE CITY MANAGER.

W. WELLFIELD COMPANY VS. CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. 2007-3980. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, HADLEY HUCHTON, (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


 
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