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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 4/1/2008
 
   
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 25, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MARCH 25, 2008.

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

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

MAYOR JOHN COOK

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE AIRLINE OPERATING AGREEMENT AND TERMINAL BUILDING LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE AIRLINE OPERATING AGREEMENT AND TERMINAL BUILDING LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC., FOR THE PURPOSE OF EXTENDING THE TERM TO AUGUST 31, 2009, AND REPLACING EXHIBITS A, B-1, AND B-2.

(DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN,(915) 780-4724]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FOURTH AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PARKHILL, SMITH & COOPER, INC., FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''CLOSURE OF CLINT LANDFILL PERMIT 1482''.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FOURTH AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PARKHILL, SMITH & COOPER, INC., FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''CLOSURE OF CLINT LANDFILL PERMIT 1482'' TO INCREASE THE CONTRACT AMOUNT FROM $1,023,170 TO $1,296,989, FOR A NET INCREASE NOT TO EXCEED $273,819. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT GRANTING AN UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT PROPERTY AT 19 FOUNDERS DRIVE, LEASE HOLDER CAMILLA NUT COMPANY L.P.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT GRANTING AN UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT PROPERTY AT 19 FOUNDERS DRIVE, LEASE HOLDER CAMILLA NUT COMPANY L.P. SAID PROPERTY BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF LOT 8, BLOCK 3, BUTTERFIELD TRAIL INDUSTRIAL PARK, REPLAT A, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 2) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LOCAL PROJECT ADVANCE FUNDING AGREEMENT (LPAFA) BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND THE STATE OF TEXAS, ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (''STATE''). THE SCOPE OF WORK FOR THIS AGREEMENT IS DESCRIBED AS THE REHABILITATION AND UPGRADE TO OREGON STREET FROM GLORY ROAD TO SAN JACINTO PLAZA.

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LOCAL PROJECT ADVANCE FUNDING AGREEMENT (LPAFA) BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND THE STATE OF TEXAS, ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (''STATE''). THE SCOPE OF WORK FOR THIS AGREEMENT IS DESCRIBED AS THE REHABILITATION AND UPGRADE TO OREGON STREET FROM GLORY ROAD TO SAN JACINTO PLAZA.

(DISTRICTS 1 AND 8) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"4. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: ESTHER PEREZ TO THE RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

ESTHER PEREZ TO THE RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

"5. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUND:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE TAX REFUNDS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED.

(SEE ATTACHMENT A) (ALL DISTRICTS) [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

ATTACHMENT A

TAX REFUNDS

APRIL 1, 2008

A. RASSETTE CAPITAL LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,789.22 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #C102-000-0010-1800).

B. TAYLOR BEAN & WHITAKER IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,732.30 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-062A-1500).

C. CHARTER BANK IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,446.80 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #C742-999-0010-2900).

D. RASSETE CAPITAL, LLC, AMOUNT OF $3,440.36 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #L197-000-0020-0500).

E. CITI MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,558.13 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #L447-999-0170-0100).

F. CHARTER BANK IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,551.07 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #L777-999-0030-1700).

G. COUNTRY WIDE TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,665.26 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #S380-999-0220-2300).

H. JONES APPAREL GROUP IN THE AMOUNT OF $292,120.34 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #2002-000-2217-0059).

I. WFRETS IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,940.69 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #S917-999-002D-2600).

J. MONICA OJEDA HAJJAR IN THE AMOUNT OF $14,457.61 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #T262-999-0020-0200).

K. LONE STAR TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,817.42 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #W092-999-1320-4100).

L. HUNT COMMUNITIES HOLDING, L.P. IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,191.20 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #X578-000-3430-2000).

"7. REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-030R (LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM) TO MERIDIAN KNOWLEDGE SOLUTIONS, LLC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-030R (LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM) TO MERIDIAN KNOWLEDGE SOLUTIONS, LLC FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $198,750.

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

AWARD TO: MERIDIAN KNOWLEDGE SOLUTIONS, LLC

CHANTILLY, VA

ITEMS: ALL

ACCOUNT NO.: 21150060 - 508010 - 16371 - PROJECT 500231

FUNDING SOURCE: POLICE CONFISCATED FUNDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $198,750

DISTRICTS: ALL

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND POLICE 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]

"8. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-100 (SHUTTLE BUSES, 13-PASSENGER) TO CAPITAL BUS SALES AND SERVICE OF TEXAS, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-100 (SHUTTLE BUSES, 13-PASSENGER) TO CAPITAL BUS SALES AND SERVICE OF TEXAS, INC. FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $214,720.

DEPARTMENT: AVIATION

AWARD TO: CAPITAL BUS SALES AND SERVICE OF TEXAS, INC.

LEANDER, TX

ITEMS: ALL

ACCOUNT NO.: 62620020 - 508029 - 41022 - P500004

FUNDING SOURCE: AIRPORT ENTERPRISE FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $214,720

DISTRICT: 3

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE TO PURCHASE FOUR 13-PASSENGER SHUTTLE BUSES WITH AN ADA WHEELCHAIR LIFT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND AVIATION RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED 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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 6.  BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: The award of Solicitation No. 2008-098 (Animal Shelter Software) to HLP, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-098 (ANIMAL SHELTER SOFTWARE) TO HLP, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $98,700.

DEPARTMENT: HEALTH

AWARD TO: HLP, INC.

LAKEWOOD, CO

ITEMS: PARTS 1 & 2

OPTION: FIVE YEARS (YEARS 6 - 10 SUPPORT MAINTENANCE)

ACCOUNT NO.: 04250201 - 508010 - 27203 - PMB0002130

FUNDING SOURCE: FY01 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $98,700 (INCLUDES YEARS 2 - 5 MAINTENANCE)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND HEALTH RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF PART 1 (ANIMAL SHELTER MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE), AND PART 2 (MICROCHIP/VACCINATION DATABASE SOFTWARE) AS INDICATED TO THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID. [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9A.  - 9F. 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.

9A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.030 (SCHEDULE III - PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON CERTAIN STREETS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD A NEW LOCATION ON THE ALLEY BETWEEN CROSBY AVENUE AND RIVER AVENUE, BOTH SIDES. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

9B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.010 (SCHEDULE I - ONE WAY STREETS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO DELETE PARAGRAPH 87. THE PENALTY IS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8)

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

9C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.200 (SCHEDULE XVII - RESTRICTIONS ON PARKING IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND ZONE E: NO PARKING 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M., MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 4)

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

9D. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.030 (SCHEDULE III - PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON CERTAIN STREETS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD A NEW LOCATION ON THIRD AVENUE BETWEEN VIRGINIA STREET AND PARK ROAD, SOUTH SIDE ONLY. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8)

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

9E. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.85 (PARKING VIOLATIONS BUREAU), SECTION 12.85.020 (HEARING OFFICERS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND THE PROCESS FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF THE HEARING OFFICER.

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

9F. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.21 (PHOTOGRAPHIC TRAFFIC SIGNAL ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND THE CHAPTER TITLE, DEFINITIONS, AND PROCESSES; AND TO MAKE APPROPRIATE REFERENCES TO STATE STATUTES REGARDING THE CITY'S EXISTING PHOTOGRAPHIC TRAFFIC SIGNAL ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, DIANA KIRK, (915) 564-7000]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON APRIL 8, 2008, FOR ITEMS 9A - 9F

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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 10A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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, 265 Atlantic Road "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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 p  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED.

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 $2,000 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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10C.  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: DELETED

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]

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

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

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

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 AND 03-18-08

   
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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 11B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Presentation and discussion of the results of the affordable housing gap analysis.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION OF THE RESULTS OF THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING GAP ANALYSIS, PRESENTED BY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 11C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action asking El Paso Water Utilities to hold public informational meetings in order to explain to the citizens of El Paso how the new water rates are calculated.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ASKING EL PASO WATER UTILITIES TO HOLD PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS IN ORDER TO EXPLAIN TO THE CITIZENS OF EL PASO HOW THE NEW WATER RATES ARE CALCULATED. THE PUBLIC MEETINGS SHOULD BE HELD THROUGHOUT THE CITY IN ORDER TO ASSURE ACCESSIBILITY TO THE PUBLIC.

[REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

   
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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 12.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on the funding process for Neighborhood Traffic Management Program applications.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: BE EQUALLY SPLIT AMONG ALL DISTRICTS. THE MOTION FAILED.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE FUNDING PROCESS FOR NEIGHBORHOOD TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PROGRAM APPLICATIONS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13.  FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES: Discussion and action regarding a Resolution that the City Council approve a revised list of Tier I and Tier II underwriters from which the City Manager, or designee, may select to perform underwriter services related to the authorization and issuance of future debt instruments or other securities.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVE A REVISED LIST OF TIER I AND TIER II UNDERWRITERS FROM WHICH THE CITY MANAGER, OR DESIGNEE, MAY SELECT TO PERFORM UNDERWRITER SERVICES RELATED TO THE AUTHORIZATION AND ISSUANCE OF FUTURE DEBT INSTRUMENTS OR OTHER SECURITIES. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, WILLIAM F. STUDER, JR., (915) 541-4215]

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4293]

   
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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 14.  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: ACCEPTED

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]

POSTPONED FROM 03-25-08

   
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 NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 15.  POLICE DEPARTMENT: Discussion and action to approve a Resolution creating the Photographic Traffic Signal Enforcement System Advisory Board.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION CREATING THE PHOTOGRAPHIC TRAFFIC SIGNAL ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM ADVISORY BOARD. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, DIANA KIRK, (915) 564-7000]

   
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 NOT PRESENT


 
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