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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL AND MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEETING
Date: 4/8/2008
 
   
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 APRIL 1, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF APRIL 1, 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 STATE USE CONTRACT - CONTRACT FOR CLEANING SERVICES - BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND TIBH INDUSTRIES, INC. (''TIBH'') AND PROFESSIONAL CONTRACT SERVICES, INC. (''PCSI'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A STATE USE CONTRACT - CONTRACT FOR CLEANING SERVICES - BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND TIBH INDUSTRIES, INC. (''TIBH'') AND PROFESSIONAL CONTRACT SERVICES, INC. (''PCSI'') FOR VARIOUS CLEANING SERVICES AT THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TERMINAL BUILDING. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT WILL BE THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2008, AND COMPENSATION WILL BE $37,920.28 PER MONTH. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3B. RESOLUTION: DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A FACILITIES USE AGREEMENT WITH THE EL PASO HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION (HFC)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A FACILITIES USE AGREEMENT WITH THE EL PASO HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION (HFC) WHEREBY THE CITY AGREES TO PROVIDE THE USE OF CERTAIN CITY FACILITIES AND SERVICES TO HFC, SUBJECT TO REIMBURSEMENT FOR COSTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS OF THE AGREEMENT. THE AGREEMENT SHALL BE FOR A TERM OF ONE YEAR AND SHALL AUTOMATICALLY RENEW FOR ONE-YEAR TERMS AS MORE SPECIFIED IN THE AGREEMENT. (ALL DISTRICTS) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, ANDREA TIRRES, (915) 541-4845]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND ACCEPT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY A DRAINAGE AND PSB EASEMENT DEDICATION DEED FROM ENRIQUE ESCOBAR, PORTION OF LOT 11, BLOCK 10, BORDERLAND HEIGHTS UNIT THREE, SUB08-00009

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND ACCEPT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY A DRAINAGE AND PSB EASEMENT DEDICATION DEED FROM ENRIQUE ESCOBAR DEDICATING TO THE CITY A 15-FOOT WIDE DRAINAGE AND PSB EASEMENT DESCRIBED AS BEING A PORTION OF LOT 11, BLOCK 10, BORDERLAND HEIGHTS UNIT THREE, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. THE AREA IS APPROXIMATELY .04 ACRES IN SIZE WHICH WILL BE USED TO DRAIN AND PROVIDE A SEWER CONNECTION FOR SANTIAGO COURT SUBDIVISION, AND BEING MORE FULLY DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS IN EXHIBIT ''A'' OF THE DEDICATION DEED. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 6344 PASCAL STREET. APPLICANT: ENRIQUE ESCOBAR. SUB08-00009 (DISTRICT 1)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, RAUL GARCIA, (915) 541-4935]

"3D. RESOLUTION: A RESOLUTION THAT THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL HEREBY RENAME THE ENTIRE LENGTH OF THE STREET CURRENTLY KNOWN AS ALLEN BRADLEY DRIVE WHICH IS LOCATED SOUTH OF WILKINSON DRIVE AND NORTH OF JAMES WATT DRIVE, SUB08-00001

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION THAT THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL HEREBY RENAME THE ENTIRE LENGTH OF THE STREET CURRENTLY KNOWN AS ALLEN BRADLEY DRIVE WHICH IS LOCATED SOUTH OF WILKINSON DRIVE AND NORTH OF JAMES WATT DRIVE (AS IDENTIFIED IN EXHIBIT ''A''), AND AUTHORIZES THE CITY MANAGER TO TAKE THE NECESSARY STEPS TO CHANGE THE NAME FROM ALLEN BRADLEY DRIVE TO ABILITY DRIVE. THIS IS LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. APPLICANT: READYONE INDUSTRIES SUB08-00001 (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MICHELLE PADILLA, (915) 541-4903]

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES, A SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP, TO PERFORM CONSULTING SERVICES FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''KNIGHT'S DRIVE LANDSCAPE AND IRRIGATION''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES, A SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP, TO PERFORM CONSULTING SERVICES FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''KNIGHT'S DRIVE LANDSCAPE AND IRRIGATION'' FOR A CONTRACT AMOUNT OF $79,912 AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $25,000 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $104,912. FUNDING: 99331117-27263-508016-PCP08ST02. (DISTRICTS 3 & 7) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3H. 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, 4, 7, 8)

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

ATTACHMENT A

SOLID WASTE LIENS

5743 ETHEL $540.35 RAFAEL JORDAN

(DISTRICT 1)

3322 NATIONS AVENUE $128.46 JUAN MELENDEZ NEVAREZ & LUZ

(DISTRICT 2) L. MELENDEZ

3801 PIERCE $622.62 JOSE GUTIERREZ

(DISTRICT 2)

6275 YANDELL $474.86 ROBERTO GANDARA

(DISTRICT 3)

LOT(S) 2 (39.2733 AC), BLOCK 1, ROCKET WAREHOUSE PARK #3 SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 4) $334.14 NORTHOWNE VILLAGE JOINT VENTURE

8464 ROSEWAY $1,804.71 JOHN A. JENKS, III, (DISTRICT 7) THOMAS K. JENKS & SUDIE A. JENKS



LOT(S) 30 TO 32, BLOCK 86-B, LOGAN HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 7) $179.34 LAND AMERICA CONSTRUCTION

3712 SAN ANTONIO $280.01 JACKIE E. EDGAR

(DISTRICT 8)

3718 SAN ANTONIO $277.31 LUISA N. AGUILAR

(DISTRICT 8)



"3I. RESOLUTION: REQUEST THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVE A LEASE PURCHASE AGREEMENT WITH KEY GOVERNMENT FINANCE, INC. (CISCO SYSTEMS CAPITAL, FINANCING PARTNER FOR GOVERNMENT AND EDUCATION CUSTOMERS)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVE A LEASE PURCHASE AGREEMENT WITH KEY GOVERNMENT FINANCE, INC. (CISCO SYSTEMS CAPITAL, FINANCING PARTNER FOR GOVERNMENT AND EDUCATION CUSTOMERS) TO FINANCE THE LICENSING AND MAINTENANCE OF THE CITY'S IRONPORT SOFTWARE SYSTEM TO BE PERFORMED BY MOMENTUMCOM D/B/A SOLID BORDER, A DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES (DIR) VENDOR (CONTRACT #DIR-SDD-255) AND HISTORICALLY UNDERUTILIZED BUSINESS (HUB) VENDOR (#1331009121300). FURTHER, THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE THE AGREEMENT AND ANY OTHER REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, GERALD GORDIER, (915) 541-4288]

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

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

NORMA I. TENA TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN JR., DISTRICT 6. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178] POSTPONED FROM 03-25-08

"5A. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO TEXAS HIGHWAY PRODUCTS LTD UNDER THE STATE OF TEXAS OPEN MARKET PURCHASE ORDER CONTRACT #1257 FOR PROCUREMENT OF ITERIS VANTAGE EDGE 2 VEHICLE IMAGING VIDEO DETECTION SYSTEM, 2008-181

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO TEXAS HIGHWAY PRODUCTS LTD UNDER THE STATE OF TEXAS OPEN MARKET PURCHASE ORDER CONTRACT #1257 FOR PROCUREMENT OF ITERIS VANTAGE EDGE 2 VEHICLE IMAGING VIDEO DETECTION SYSTEM. THIS SYSTEM DETECTS VEHICLES AND CHANGES THE TRAFFIC LIGHTS TO ALLOW VEHICLES TO PROCEED. PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE STATE OF TEXAS COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND COUNCIL ON MARCH 6, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: STREET

ACCOUNT NOS.: 99331117 - 508027 - 27263 - PCP06ST013

SIGNAL/FLASHER INSTALLATION $134,050

99331117 - 508027 - 27263 - PCP06ST021

LOOP DETECTORS $5,200

32010288 - 503203 - 01101

TRAFFIC SIGNALS, PUBLIC ACCESSES MAINT & REPAIRS,

GENERAL

FUND $5,200

FUNDING SOURCE: FY06 CO'S, SIGNAL/FLASHER INSTALL CP06, LOOP

DETECTORS CP06, PUBLIC ACCESSES-MAINT & REP,

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS

TOTAL EST. AWARD: $144,450

REFERENCE NO.: 2008-181

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"5B. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2005-084R (BUILDING SPACE RENTAL - SAN ELIZARIO WIC CLINIC) WITH CARLOS MARTINEZ

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2005-084R (BUILDING SPACE RENTAL - SAN ELIZARIO WIC CLINIC) WITH CARLOS MARTINEZ FOR THREE ADDITIONAL YEARS PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS TO AN AWARD APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 8, 2005. CONTRACT PERIOD IS APRIL 1, 2008, TO MARCH 31, 2011.

DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC HEALTH

ACCOUNT NO.: 41150011 - 502400 - 06330 - G4108AD

FUNDING SOURCE: WIC ADMINISTRATION - BUILDING LEASES

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $54,836.64 (3-YEAR EXTENSION)

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"5C. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO MOMENTUMCOM D/B/A SOLID BORDER, 2008-187

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO MOMENTUMCOM D/B/A SOLID BORDER, A DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES (DIR) CONTRACTOR UNDER DIR STATE CONTRACT DIR-SDD-255, FOR THE LICENSING AND MAINTENANCE OF IRONPORT SOFTWARE WHICH IS THE SPAM AND VIRUS BLOCKING SOFTWARE CURRENTLY USED BY THE CITY FOR INBOUND EMAIL.

DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

ACCOUNT NO.: 502202-01101-39010351

(DATA PROCESSING SERVICES CONTRACTS)

FUNDING SOURCE: FY08 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY GENERAL FUND

FINANCED AMOUNT: $42,555.88 PER YEAR

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $122,655.00 (THREE YEAR TOTAL)

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2008-187

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

[INFORMATION SERVICES, GERALD GORDIER, (915) 541-4288]

"6. FIRE DEPARTMENT: REQUEST THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO ACCEPT THE TESTED AND APPROVED FIRE HYDRANTS LISTED ON ATTACHMENT B TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE FIRE PROTECTION TO EXISTING AND NEW AREAS.

ACTION TAKEN: ACCEPTED

REQUEST THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO ACCEPT THE TESTED AND APPROVED FIRE HYDRANTS LISTED ON ATTACHMENT B TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE FIRE PROTECTION TO EXISTING AND NEW AREAS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FIRE, ROBERTO RIVERA, (915) 771-1000]

ATTACHMENT B

PROPOSED FIRE HYDRANT LOCATIONS

HYDRANT # LOCATION

1. 8871 795 MAXEY MARIE DR., EP (2920' WEST OF UPPER VALLEY)

2. 8873 8556 ALAMEDA AV., EP

3. 8875 FRANKLIN HILLS ST. / HIGH RIDGE DR., EP (NE)

4. 8877 3350 GEORGE DIETER DR., EP (400'S OF EDGEMERE BL)

5. 8878 3510 GEORGE DIETER DR., EP

6. 8887 5732 LAUREL CLARK LN., EP (105' W. OF WILLIAM MCCOOL)

7. 8889 KALPANA CHAWLA CT. / WHITEY FORD ST., EP

8. 8890 5721 DAVID M BROWN CT., EP (NE CORNER)

9. 8891 DONIPHAN DR. / KAPPA RD., EP (NE CORNER)

10. 8892 10791 PLEASANT SAND, EP (350' S OF US 54)

11. 8893 PLEASANT HILL DR. / PLEASANT SAND, EP (870' NE)

12. 8894 10788 PLEASANT SAND, EP (75' N. OF PLEASANT HILL)

13. 8895 LOMA DEL NORTE DR. / LOMA DIAMANTE DR., EP (677'W)

14. 8896 4113 LOMA CLARA CT., EP (257'N OF LOMA DIAMANTE DR)

15. 8897 H P MARTINEZ WY. / LOMA CLARA CT., EP (NW CORNER)

16. 8898 11348 STANLEY GREEN WY., EP (300'N OF LOMA CLARA CT)

17. 8902 PELLICANO DR. / N . ZARAGOZA RD., EP (300'W)

18. 8907 TIERRA ESTE RD. / TIERRA MARIA CT., EP

19. 8908 12421 TIERRA ALAMO DR., EP

20. 8909 3756 TIERRA ALAMO DR., EP (20' S OF TIERRA LUCIA)

21. 8910 TIERRA ESTE RD. / TIERRA MARTA CT., EP

22. 8911 12420 TIERRA ALAMO DR., EP (TIERRA ARENA)

23. 8912 3852 TIERRA ALAMO DR., EP

24. 8913 TIERRA BALSA CT. / TIERRA ESTE RD., EP

25. 8918 12449 PASEO DE ARCO CT., EP (SW CORNER)

26. 8919 1488 PASEO DE FLOR DR., EP (230' N OF PASEO LINDO)

27. 8920 PASEO ALEGRE DR. / PASEO LINDO DR., EP (SE CORNER)

28. 8921 1460 GOODYEAR DR., EP (400'S PELLICANO)

29. 8922 12588 PASEO ALEGRE DR., EP

30. 8923 12454 PASEO BLANCO DR., EP

31. 8924 1440 PASEO DE FLOR DR., EP

32. 8925 12466 PASEO LAGO DR., EP

33. 8926 PASEO ROJO DR. / PASEO GRANDE ST., EP

34. 8927 PASEO DEL SUR CT. / PASEO ROJO DR., EP

35. 8928 12406 PASEO LINDO DR., EP

36. 8929 12449 PASEO ALEGRE DR., EP

37. 8930 PASEO DE CRUZ CT. / PASEO UNIDO ST., EP

38. 8931 12489 PASEO ALEGRE DR., EP

39. 8934 ALAMEDA AV. / N. COPIA ST., EP (NE CORNER)

40. 8935 8623 NORTH LOOP DR., EP

41. 8936 12221 MONTWOOD DR., EP (REAR FD ACCESS HOME DEPOT)

42. 8938 1375 GEORGE DIETER DR., EP

43. 8951 9395 BETEL DR., EP (NEXT TO APT BUILDING 26)

44. 8952 TIERRA ESTE RD. / TIERRA INCA DR., EP

45. 8953 12441 TIERRA INCA DR., EP (40' W/ PABLO SANCHEZ)

46. 8954 12533 TIERRA INCA DR., EP (60 ' W/ AJA KOREN)

47. 8955 3660 SAMMY REECE PL., EP (SAMMY REECE/R.C. POE)

48. 8956 3660 TIERRA INCA DR., EP (TIERRA INCA/R.C. POE)

49. 8957 12633 TIERRA INCA DR., EP (60' W/KRISTA ILEE)

50. 8960 2292 LISA SHERR ST., EP (40' SOUTH OF TIERRA BAJA)

51. 8961 HANNAH LEIGH ST. / JASMINE ALI LN., EP (NW CORNER)

52. 8962 JASMINE ALI LN. / MARIBEL CHAVEZ CT., EP (NW CORNER)

53. 8964 12373 TIERRA ALAMO DR., EP

54. 8965 12301 TIERRA ALAMO DR., EP

55. 8966 12225 TIERRA ALAMO DR., EP

56. 8967 12261 TIERRA CANADA DR., EP

57. 8968 12337 TIERRA CANADA DR., EP

58. 8971 3130 TRAWOOD DR., EP (400S MONTWOOD)

59. 8972 1380 GEORGE DIETER DR., EP (685' S OF TAFFY BAGLEY)

60. 8973 12701 EDGEMERE BL., EP (EDGEMERE / RICH BEEM)

61. 8975 TIERRA MINA DR. / PEBBLE HILLS BL., EP (SW CORNER)

62. 8976 TIERRA MINA DR. / TIERRA MONJE LN., EP (ON THE SE CORNER)

63. 8977 TIERRA MINA DR. / TIERRA MONA CT., EP (SE CORNER)

64. 8978 TIERRA NORA DR. / TIERRA SONORA DR., EP (SE CORNER)

65. 8979 TIERRA NORA DR. / TIERRA SALAS DR., EP (SW CORNER)

66. 8980 TIERRA GALVEZ CT. / TIERRA NORA DR., EP (SW CORNER)

67. 8981 12717 TIERRA SONORA DR., EP (IN FRONT OF RESIDENCE)

68. 8982 3124 TIERRA BOWLES DR., EP (IN FRONT OF RESIDENCE)

69. 8983 TIERRA PAOLA LN. / TIERRA SALAS DR., EP (NW CORNER)

70. 8984 12741 TIERRA MONJE DR., EP (IN FRONT OF RESIDENCE)

71. 8985 12833 TIERRA PUEBLO DR., EP (IN FRONT OF RESIDENCE)

72. 8989 12480 PEBBLE HILLS BL., EP (500'W OF TIERRA CORTEZ AVE)

73. 8991 1060 RANGER ST., EP (130'S OF ESCOBAR DR)

74. 8997 135 S. MESA HILLS DR., EP (500'SW OF MESA ST)

75. 8998 12733 TIERRA AURORA DR., EP (335'NE OF TIERRA ISELA DR)

76. 8999 3703 TIERRA ISELA DR., EP (50 ' N OF TIERRA AURORA)

77. 9000 3756 TIERRA ISELA DR., EP (TIERRA ISELA/TIERRA ARLETH)

78. 9001 12705 TIERRA FLORES DR., EP (150'E OF TIERRA ISELA DR)

79. 9002 3736 TIERRA AURORA DR., EP (305'SE OF TIERRA FLORES DR)

80. 9003 12745 TIERRA FLORES DR., EP (TIERRA FLORES & RICH BEAM)

81. 9004 TIERRA AURORA DR. / TIERRA NUNEZ CT., EP (NW CORNER)

82. 9006 3700 TIERRA AURORA DR., EP (50' S TIERRA ROMAN)

83. 9007 3908 TIERRA ROMAN DR., EP (171'N OF TIERRA ALYSSA DR)

84. 9008 KAITLYN REECE DR. / TIERRA BERLIN LN., EP (SE CORNER)

85. 9009 3648 TIERRA ROMA PL., EP (IN FRONT OF RESIDENCE)

86. 9010 12993 KAITLYN REECE DR., EP (IN FRONT OF RESIDENCE)

87. 9011 13033 KAITLYN REECE DR., EP (IN FRONT OF RESIDENCE)

88. 9012 3648 TIERRA MADRID PL., EP (IN FRONT OF RESIDENCE)

89. 9014 13000 EDGEMERE BL., EP (516'E OF TIERRA BERLIN)

90. 9016 11600 EDGEMERE BL., EP (225' W/SAUL KLEINFELD)

   
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: 3E.  RESOLUTION: That the City Manager be authorized to sign a two year Professional Services Agreement between the City of El Paso and AMEC Earth & Environmental, Inc., a Nevada Corporation, to perform consulting services for a project known as ''Geotechnical and Material Testing''"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A TWO YEAR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AMEC EARTH & ENVIRONMENTAL, INC., A NEVADA CORPORATION, TO PERFORM CONSULTING SERVICES FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''GEOTECHNICAL AND MATERIAL TESTING'' FOR A CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $400,000. FUNDING: 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 YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 3G.  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, rehabilitation and upgrade to Oregon Street from Glory Road to San Jacinto Plaza
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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]

POSTPONED FROM 04-01-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7.  INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Lot 26, Block 3, Lafayette Place Addition ZON07-00145. THIS IS AN APPEAL CASE.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE 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.

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 26, BLOCK 3, LAFAYETTE PLACE ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, 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: 650 MAUER ROAD. APPLICANT: MIGUEL C. LOPEZ. ZON07-00145 (DISTRICT 7) THIS IS AN APPEAL CASE.

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON APRIL 29, 2008, FOR ITEM 7

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

   
Item: 8.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Professional Services Agreement between the City of El Paso and Walter P. Moore & Associates, Inc., a Texas Corporation, to perform consulting services for a project known as ''Upper Valley Traffic Study''
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND WALTER P. MOORE & ASSOCIATES, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, TO PERFORM CONSULTING SERVICES FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''UPPER VALLEY TRAFFIC STUDY'' FOR A CONTRACT AMOUNT OF $597,000, AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $647,000. FUNDING: 99331117-27263-508016-PST08002. (DISTRICTS 1 & 8) [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 NO
5 Rep. Quintana NO
6 Rep. Holguin NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-098 (Animal Shelter Software) to HLP, Inc.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON 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]

POSTPONED FROM 04-01-08

   
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 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
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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: 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
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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

   
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.  ENGINEERING: 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.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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

   
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.  ENGINEERING: 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.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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.  MUNICIPAL CLERK: 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.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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.  POLICE DEPARTMENT: 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.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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: 13A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action concerning the closure of the San Paulo Collection Site and future prospects for the opening of an alternative Mission Valley collection site.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DIRECTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION CONCERNING THE CLOSURE OF THE SAN PAULO COLLECTION SITE AND FUTURE PROSPECTS FOR THE OPENING OF AN ALTERNATIVE MISSION VALLEY COLLECTION SITE. (DISTRICT 7) [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

   
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: 13B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action asking the 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.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ASKING THE 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. (DISTRICT 7) [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 14.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action to authorize the Mayor to sign an Interlocal Agreement for Economic Development Contract Administration Services by and between the County of El Paso and the City of El Paso for more effective and efficient attraction of business and industry to locate or expand in the City and County of El Paso.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE COUNTY OF EL PASO AND THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR MORE EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT ATTRACTION OF BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY TO LOCATE OR EXPAND IN THE CITY AND COUNTY OF EL PASO. (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 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: 15.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action to authorize the City Manager to make the necessary budget adjustments to implement the temporary downtown transit terminal on Franklin Avenue between Santa Fe and Oregon Streets and to modify traffic circulation as necessary including temporary street closures.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO MAKE THE NECESSARY BUDGET ADJUSTMENTS TO IMPLEMENT THE TEMPORARY DOWNTOWN TRANSIT TERMINAL ON FRANKLIN AVENUE BETWEEN SANTA FE AND OREGON STREETS AND TO MODIFY TRAFFIC CIRCULATION AS NECESSARY INCLUDING TEMPORARY STREET CLOSURES. (DISTRICT 8) [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: EX1.  Claim of Elvira Arroyo, Our File No. 07-C-154. (551.771)
   
 

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 CLAIMANT’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE CLAIM OF ELVIRA ARROYO, OUR FILE NO. 07-C-154/BP&I.

CLAIM OF ELVIRA ARROYO, OUR FILE NO. 07-C-154. (551.771)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly ABSTAIN
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: EX2.  City of El Paso, Texas, vs. El Paso Entertainment, Inc. et al.; Cause No. EP07CA0380KC. (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 ENTER INTO A PROTECTIVE ORDER IN CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS V. EL PASO ENTERTAINMENT, INC. ET AL, CAUSE NO. EP07CA0380KC, REGARDING THE NON-RELEASE OF CERTAIN INFORMATION PROTECTED BY THE COMMON LAW RIGHT OF PRIVACY DOCTRINE AND/OR LEGALLY PRIVILEGED INFORMATION THAT MAY BE CONTAINED IN COMPUTER AIDED DISPATCH (“CAD”) DATA AND RECORDS AND/OR UNIFORM CRIME REPORTS (“UCRS”) DATA AND RECORDS [TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO, INFORMATION RELATED TO SUICIDE AND MEDICAL INFORMATION, CRIME VICTIM AND WITNESS IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, JUVENILE INFORMATION, SEXUAL CRIME INFORMATION, CHILD ABUSE INFORMATION, NAME AND ADDRESS OF CAD CALLER, TEXAS LICENSE NUMBER AND VIN INFORMATION, AND INFORMATION REGARDING PENDING CRIMINAL CASES].

CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, VS. EL PASO ENTERTAINMENT, INC. ET AL.; CAUSE NO. EP07CA0380KC. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, HADLEY HUCHTON, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly ABSTAIN
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: MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEETING
   
 

"MTB1. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE MARCH 11, 2008, MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE MARCH 11, 2008, MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING.

   
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 YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: MTB2.  Appointment of Richard Sheldon to the Citizens Advisory Committee for the Mass Transit Department Board by Representative Steve Ortega
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPOINTMENT OF RICHARD SHELDON TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA.

   
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.  Resolution that the Mass Transit Department Board of the City of El Paso hereby proclaims Saturday, April 26, 2008, as a day of free admission on all Sun Metro routes for all passengers between the ages of 6 and 18, in celebration of Día de los Niños ~ Día de los Libros
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD OF THE CITY OF EL PASO HEREBY PROCLAIMS SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 2008, AS A DAY OF FREE ADMISSION ON ALL SUN METRO ROUTES FOR ALL PASSENGERS BETWEEN THE AGES OF 6 AND 18, IN CELEBRATION OF DÍA DE LOS NIÑOS ~ DÍA DE LOS LIBROS.

   
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.  Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign a First Amendment to Consultant Services Agreement between the City of El Paso and AMEC Earth & Environmental, Inc., a Nevada corporation, for a project known as ''Sun Metro Diesel Remediation Project''
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO CONSULTANT SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AMEC EARTH & ENVIRONMENTAL, INC.,, EXTENDING THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT FOR ONE (1) YEAR, AND INCREASING THE CONTRACT AMOUNT FROM $800,000 TO $1,050,000 FOR A NET INCREASE NOT TO EXCEED $250,000.

   
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 YES

   
Item: MTB5.  Request that the Purchasing Manager for Financial Services be authorized to issue a Purchase Order to National American Bus Industries, Inc. (NABI) as the sole source for bus components required for the repair and maintenance of NABI coaches in the estimated annual amount of $100,000
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE REQUEST THAT THE REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO NATIONAL AMERICAN BUS INDUSTRIES, INC. (NABI) AS THE SOLE SOURCE FOR BUS COMPONENTS REQUIRED FOR THE REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE OF NABI COACHES IN THE ESTIMATED ANNUAL AMOUNT OF $100,000. TOTAL ESTIMATED THREE (3) YEAR AWARD IS $300,000 WITH THE STIPULATION THAT THE VENDOR PROVIDES AN UPDATED SOLE SOURCE LETTER AND AFFIDAVIT EACH YEAR. (ACTION 08-20)

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $100,000

ACCOUNT NO. 60600015 - 503118 - 40348

FUNDING SOURCE: MASS TRANSIT INVENTORY PURCHASES -

VEHICLE MAINTENANCE SUPPLIES - SUN

METRO INVENTORY

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $300,000

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2008-178

DISTRICT(S): ALL

   
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: MTB6.  Award of Solicitation No. 2008-115 (Uniforms - Sun Metro) to Border Embroidery, Bazaar Uniforms, Uniforms of Texas and Mission Linen & Uniforms Supply for a total estimated award of $ 141,313.30
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-115 (UNIFORMS - SUN METRO) TO BORDER EMBROIDERY, BAZAAR UNIFORMS, UNIFORMS OF TEXAS AND MISSION LINEN & UNIFORMS SUPPLY FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $ 141,313.30. (ACTION 08-21)

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: BORDER EMBROIDERY

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 1-10, 17 & 18

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $87,708

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: BAZAAR UNIFORMS

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 14, 19, 20, & 21

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $48,792.05

AWARD TO: VENDOR 3: UNIFORMS OF TEXAS

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 11

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $1,695

AWARD TO: VENDOR 4: MISSION LINEN & UNIFORMS SUPPLY

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 13, 15, 16, & 22

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $3,118.25

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600008 - 503120 - 40345

FUNDING SOURCE: OPERATIONS-UNIFORMS & APPAREL

SUPPLIES-SUN METRO GENERAL OPERATIONS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $141,313.30

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH A TERM OF 24 MONTHS.

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

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MASS TRANSIT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED, TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDERS.

   
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.  Request rejection of all bids submitted for Solicitation No. 2008-129 (Lift/Taxi Transportation) as recommended by Financial Services and Sun Metro because the specifications required a vehicle inspection after bids were opened
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: REJECTED

REQUEST REJECTION OF ALL BIDS SUBMITTED FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2008-129 (LIFT/TAXI TRANSPORTATION) AS RECOMMENDED BY FINANCIAL SERVICES AND SUN METRO BECAUSE THE SPECIFICATIONS REQUIRED A VEHICLE INSPECTION AFTER BIDS WERE OPENED.

   
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: MTB8.  Award of Solicitation No. 2008-118 (Hydraulic & Air Hoses & Fittings) to Granberry Supply Corporation for a total estimated award of $180,000
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-118 (HYDRAULIC & AIR HOSES & FITTINGS) TO GRANBERRY SUPPLY CORPORATION FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $180,000.

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT

AWARD TO: GRANBERRY SUPPLY CORPORATION

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: ALL

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $60,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600015 - 503118 - 40348

FUNDING SOURCE: MASS TRANSIT INVENTORY PURCHASES-VEHICLE

MAINTENANCE SUPPLIES-SUN METRO INVENTORY

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $180,000

DISTRICT(S): ALL

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF THIRTY-SIX MONTHS.

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 MASS TRANSIT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED, TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

   
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: MTB9.  Presentation by Carter Burgess regarding: (i) a recommendation to move the permanent downtown transfer hub from the San Jacinto Plaza area to the Union Plaza Transit Terminal; and (ii) survey results regarding passenger amenities at the proposed Camino Real Transit Terminal
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PRESENTATION BY CARTER BURGESS REGARDING: (I) A RECOMMENDATION TO MOVE THE PERMANENT DOWNTOWN TRANSFER HUB FROM THE SAN JACINTO PLAZA AREA TO THE UNION PLAZA TRANSIT TERMINAL; AND (II) SURVEY RESULTS REGARDING PASSENGER AMENITIES AT THE PROPOSED CAMINO REAL TRANSIT TERMINAL.

   
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 NO
6 Rep. Holguin NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES

   
Item: MTB10.  Resolution to approve the recommendation from Carter Burgess to move the permanent downtown transfer hub from the San Jacinto Plaza area to the Union Plaza Transit Terminal and authorize the City Manager to make any necessary budget appropriations or budget transfers as required to effectuate such permanent location
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE RECOMMENDATION FROM CARTER BURGESS TO MOVE THE PERMANENT DOWNTOWN TRANSFER HUB FROM THE SAN JACINTO PLAZA AREA TO THE UNION PLAZA TRANSIT TERMINAL AND AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO MAKE ANY NECESSARY BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS OR BUDGET TRANSFERS AS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE SUCH PERMANENT LOCATION.

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

   
Item: MTB11.  Designation of Franklin Street between Santa Fe and Oregon Streets as a temporary downtown transfer hub until completion of the required modifications to the Union Plaza Transit Terminal
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: KEEP FRANKLIN STREET BETWEEN SANTA FE AND OREGON STREETS AS IT IS, INSTALL TRAFFIC CALMING DEVICES, WITHOUT CLOSING DOWN FRANKLIN, AND DESIGNATING FRANKLIN AS A TEMPORARY DOWNTOWN TRANSFER HUB UNTIL COMPLETION OF THE REQUIRED MODIFICATIONS TO THE UNION PLAZA TRANSIT TERMINAL.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE DESIGNATION OF FRANKLIN STREET BETWEEN SANTA FE AND OREGON STREETS AS A TEMPORARY DOWNTOWN TRANSFER HUB UNTIL COMPLETION OF THE REQUIRED MODIFICATIONS TO THE UNION PLAZA TRANSIT TERMINAL.

   
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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: MTB12.  Presentation by Butch Gaut of First Transit concerning the Long Range Transit Development Plan, including the bus rapid transit component and the proposed configuration of seven (7) buses of the current forty (40) bus order in a bus rapid transit type of configuration.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A PRESENTATION BY BUTCH GAUT OF FIRST TRANSIT CONCERNING THE LONG RANGE TRANSIT DEVELOPMENT PLAN, INCLUDING THE BUS RAPID TRANSIT COMPONENT AND THE PROPOSED CONFIGURATION OF SEVEN (7) BUSES OF THE CURRENT FORTY (40) BUS ORDER IN A BUS RAPID TRANSIT TYPE OF CONFIGURATION.

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

   
Item: MTB13.  Allow the Sun Metro Citizen Advisory Committee to provide the Board with monthly updates
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO ALLOW THE SUN METRO CITIZEN ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO PROVIDE THE BOARD WITH MONTHLY UPDATES.

   
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Item: MTB14.  Director's Report on operations, maintenance, fleet and service
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

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

   
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