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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 5/20/2008
 
   
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 MAY 13, 2008, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING (RUN-OFF ELECTION) OF MAY 16, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MAY 13, 2008, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING (RUN-OFF ELECTION) OF MAY 16, 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 NEW O.P.E.P. BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT AN OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF OCHOA STREET BETWEEN FIRST STREET AND PAISANO DRIVE FROM 5:00 P.M., SUNDAY, MAY 25, 2008, TO 2:00 A.M., MONDAY, MAY 26, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE NEW O.P.E.P. BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT AN OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF OCHOA STREET BETWEEN FIRST STREET AND PAISANO DRIVE FROM 5:00 P.M., SUNDAY, MAY 25, 2008, TO 2:00 A.M., MONDAY, MAY 26, 2008. (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT REGENT COMMUNICATIONS BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT AN OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF SANTA FE STREET BETWEEN FRANKLIN STREET AND SAN ANTONIO STREET; SHELDON COURT (TROLLEY LANE) BETWEEN SANTA FE STREET AND MILLS STREET; EL PASO STREET BETWEEN FRANKLIN STREET AND MAIN STREET; MAIN STREET BETWEEN EL PASO STREET AND SANTA FE STREET; AND DURANGO STREET (ACCESS ROAD ADJACENT TO CONVENTION CENTER) FROM 12:00 P.M., THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2008, TO 2:00 A.M., FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008; 12:00 P.M. FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008, TO 2:00 A.M., SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2008; AND FROM 12:00 P.M. SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2008, TO 2:00 A.M., SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT REGENT COMMUNICATIONS BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT AN OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF SANTA FE STREET BETWEEN FRANKLIN STREET AND SAN ANTONIO STREET; SHELDON COURT (TROLLEY LANE) BETWEEN SANTA FE STREET AND MILLS STREET; EL PASO STREET BETWEEN FRANKLIN STREET AND MAIN STREET; MAIN STREET BETWEEN EL PASO STREET AND SANTA FE STREET; AND DURANGO STREET (ACCESS ROAD ADJACENT TO CONVENTION CENTER) FROM 12:00 P.M., THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2008, TO 2:00 A.M., FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008; 12:00 P.M. FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008, TO 2:00 A.M., SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2008; AND FROM 12:00 P.M. SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2008, TO 2:00 A.M., SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2008. (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

"3C. 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, 5, 6, 7, AND 8)

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

ATTACHMENT A

SOLID WASTE LIENS

MAY 20, 2008

325 BARBAREE $288.13 JAIME ZUBIATE

(DISTRICT 1)

1213 BELVIDERE $77.37 BORIS TUMARIN

(DISTRICT 1)

2825 FRANKFORT $333.60 NASSER YAZDI

(DISTRICT 2)

11721 BALLADEER $98.91 ROSALIA ESTRADA

(DISTRICT 5)

11404 PATRICIA $245.91 ROGER SR. & ELIA PAREDES

(DISTRICT 5)

9217 LEONARDO AVENUE $639.40 FELIPA ORTEGA

(DISTRICT 6)

9729 VALLARTA DRIVE $87.98 MARGARITA BALCAZAR

(DISTRICT 6)

9731 VALLARTA DRIVE $109.19 JUAN JR. & VIRGINIA PEREZ

(DISTRICT 6)



9733 VALLARTA DRIVE $109.19 RAUL SANDOVAL &

(DISTRICT 6) ROSA M. MARTINEZ

551 CORA $285.10 ELVIRA F. CHABARRIA

(DISTRICT 7)

1113 N. RAYNOR STREET $68.92 SARA E. JAMES

(DISTRICT 8)

"4A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: FEDERICO PEREZ TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

FEDERICO PEREZ TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

"4B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: MORRIS BROWN TO THE HISTORY MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD.

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

MORRIS BROWN TO THE HISTORY MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

"5. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ELIJAH GRAHAM TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ELIJAH GRAHAM TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400] POSTPONED FROM 05-13-08

"6. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUND:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

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

ATTACHMENT B

TAX REFUNDS

MAY 20, 2008

A. RUIDOSO II SUPERMARKET IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,039.52 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #C050-999-1160-5700).

B. CITIMORTGAGE, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,924.93 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-1750-2000).

C. FIRST AMERICAN IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,874.80 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #C733-999-0050-2100).

D. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,142.68 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #B077-000-0010-2500).

E. JEFFERY R. VAZQUEZ IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,705.37OVERPAYMENT OF 2005 TAXES. (PID #L130-999-0030-1700).

F. CITIMORTGAGE, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $15,456.87 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #P327-999-0090-1500).

G. CITIMORTGAGE, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,709.40 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #P654-999-080A-0500).

H. SERGIO C. ELGUEA IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,178.22 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #R246-999-0150-1600).

I. WASHINGTON MUTUAL IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,701.76 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #R460-999-0160-0300).

J. LISA E. RIOS IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,248.56 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #R460-999-0200-1400).

K. COUNTRYWIDE TAX SERVICES CORP. IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,496.19 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #S365-999-0110-7700).

L. WORLD SAVINGS IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,266.66 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #S812-999-0240-0200).

M. CITIMORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,173.19 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #T287-999-0450-0100).

N. J. O. STEWART, JR., IN THE AMOUNT OF $19,814.17 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #X011-999-000B-7700).

"7. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-111 (PROPRIETARY PARTS AND SERVICE - CARRIER HVAC SYSTEMS) TO JIVG ENTERPRISES LLC D/B/A TECHNICAL BUILDING SERVICES.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED AS REVISED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-111 (PROPRIETARY PARTS AND SERVICE - CARRIER HVAC SYSTEMS) TO JIVG ENTERPRISES LLC D/B/A TECHNICAL BUILDING SERVICES FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $180,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: JIVG ENTERPRISES LLC D/B/A TECHNICAL BUILDING SERVICES

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: ONE YEAR

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $60,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 31010325 - 502226 - 01101

31010326 - 502226 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: FACILITIES MAINTENANCE

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $180,000 (3-YEAR TOTAL)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A 36-MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT FOR CARRIER PARTS AND SERVICE.

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

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

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT 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 DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 3D.  RESOLUTION: That the Classification and Compensation Plan shall be amended as recommended by the Civil Service Commission. The class of Energy Management Coordinator is hereby created.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF ENERGY MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE IS 20140. THE GRADE IS EX 4. SALARY RANGE: $77,109.67 - $127,230.96. FUND SOURCE: 702-230. (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA B. THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT NOT PRESENT
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: 8A.  - 8M. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

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 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.180 (NO STOPPING OR STANDING - TOW-AWAY ZONE), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROHIBIT PARKING OF CERTAIN VEHICLES WITHIN THE CONFINES OF COTTON STREET TO THE WEST; PAISANO STREET TO THE SOUTH; AND TEXAS AVENUE TO THE NORTH; AND PIEDRAS STREET TO THE EAST AND TO PROVIDE THAT VEHICLES BE TOWED. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.88.180 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8) [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

8B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2025 PROPOSED THOROUGHFARE SYSTEM AS DETAILED IN THE MAP ATLAS OF THE PLAN FOR EL PASO AND ITS RELATED DOCUMENTS AS ORIGINALLY APPROVED BY THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL IN 1999, AND AS SUBSEQUENTLY AMENDED, TO DOWNGRADE THE PROPOSED EXPRESSWAY/FREEWAY ARTERIAL 1 BETWEEN MESA STREET AND INTERSTATE 10 TO A MAJOR ARTERIAL AND COLLECTOR, REALIGN IT AND ELIMINATE CONNECTION TO IH-10. ALSO, TO RELOCATE THE ALIGNMENT OF THE NORTH-SOUTH COLLECTOR BETWEEN THE SOUTHERN TERMINATION OF SUNCREST DRIVE AND APPROXIMATELY 1,000 FEET SOUTH OF ARTERIAL 1. APPLICANT: EPT MESA DEVELOPMENT. (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHUCK KOOSHIAN, (915) 541-4632]

8C. AN ORDINANCE VACATING A PORTION OF MILLS AVENUE, ANSON MILLS MAP, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. LOCATION: MILLS AVENUE BETWEEN OREGON STREET AND SHELDON COURT. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. SUB08-00056 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, EDDIE GARCIA, (915) 541-4638]

8D. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.02 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATIVE CODE), SECTION 18.02.103 (PERMITS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND TO ADD NEW REQUIREMENTS CONCERNING ISSUANCE OF BUILDING PERMITS WHEN SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENTS HAVE NOT BEEN COMPLETED. THE PENALTY AS IN 1.08 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, JOHN NEAL, (915) 541-4193]

8E. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.04 (GRADING), SECTION 18.44.070 (PROPOSED SUBDIVISIONS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO CHANGE THE PROVISIONS FOR THE ISSUANCE OF CERTAIN PERMITS. THE PENALTY AS IN 1.08 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, JOHN NEAL, (915) 541-4193]

8F. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING APPENDIX 111 WHICH DEFINES THE MOUNTAIN DEVELOPMENT AREA AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE OF JUNE 1, 2008. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 19.42 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, JOHN NEAL, (915) 541-4193]

8G. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.200 (SCHEDULE XVII - RESTRICTIONS ON PARKING IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS), ZONE S: NO PARKING 9:00 P.M. - 2:00 A.M., OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD TOW-AWAY ZONE AND TO ADD ANOTHER LOCATION ON SUNBURST DRIVE, FROM METTLER DRIVE TO HOPEWELL DRIVE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 3) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

8H. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.180 (NO STOPPING OR STANDING TOW-AWAY ZONE), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD PARAGRAPH K.; NO PARKING OR STANDING 9:00 P.M. - 2:00 A.M., TOW-AWAY ZONE, PERMIT ONLY, ON METTLER DRIVE FROM HAWKINS BOULEVARD TO CESSNA DRIVE AND HOPEWELL DRIVE, FROM HAWKINS BOULEVARD TO CESSNA DRIVE, AND SUNBURST DRIVE, FROM METTLER DRIVE TO HOPEWELL DRIVE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT VEHICLES BE TOWED. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.88.180 (VIOLATION--PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 3) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

8I. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 8065, CIVIL SERVICE RULES AND REGULATIONS, RULE 17, EMPLOYEES SEEKING PUBLIC OFFICE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA B. THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MAY 27, 2008, FOR ITEMS 8A - 8I

8J. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.18 (SIGN REGULATIONS), SECTION 20.18.470 (U-P DISTRICT), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING PROVISIONS FOR SINGLE AND MULTI-TENANT BUILDINGS AND SECTION 20.18.480 (HISTORIC OVERLAY ZONES, HISTORIC DISTRICTS, AND DESIGNATED SIGNIFICANT LANDMARKS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING PROVISIONS FOR MAXIMUM SIGN AREA, NUMBER AND HEIGHT IN THE C-1 (COMMERCIAL), G-MU (GENERAL MIXED USE) AND I-MU (INDUSTRIAL MIXED USE) DISTRICTS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

8K. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF TRACT 1, BLOCK 89A, LOGAN HEIGHTS ADDITION, AND A PART OF THE ADJACENT VACATED PORTION OF COPIA STREET, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY TEXAS, FROM A-O/SC (APARTMENT/OFFICE/ SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO C-1/SC/C (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT/CONDITION); PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF VACATED COPIA STREET ADJACENT TO BLOCK D, LOGAN HEIGHTS ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-2 (APARTMENT) TO C-1/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITION); AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 3400 BLOCK OF FRED WILSON AVENUE AND A PORTION OF NORTH COPIA ON FRED WILSON. APPLICANT: ERIC T. HARDESTY. ZON08 00005 (DISTRICT 2)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ISMAEL SEGOVIA, (915) 541-4027]

8L. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS PARCEL 1: ALL OF LOTS 1-5, BLOCK 224, ALEXANDER ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM C-1 (COMMERCIAL) TO S-D (SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT); AND, PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF LOTS 6 THROUGH 10, BLOCK 224, ALEXANDER ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM C 2 (COMMERCIAL) TO S-D (SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 2701 AND 2725 N. MESA STREET. APPLICANTS: GILBERT W. MALOOLY AND GERALDINE MALOOLY, TRUSTEES. ZON07-00137 (DISTRICT 1)

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

8M. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON08-00032 TO ALLOW FOR A PARKING REDUCTION ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF LOT 6 THROUGH 10 AND ALL OF LOTS 1 THROUGH 5, BLOCK 224, ALEXANDER ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.14.070 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. . THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 2701 AND 2725 N. MESA STREET. APPLICANTS: CITY OF EL PASO ON BEHALF OF PROPERTY OWNER GILBERT W. MALOOLY AND GERALDINE MALOOLY, TRUSTEES. ZON08-00032 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 10, 2008, FOR ITEMS 8J - 8M

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 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 DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-127 (Unpaved Right-Of-Way Phase II) to J.A.R. Concrete, Inc., d/b/a J.A.R Construction
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-127 (UNPAVED RIGHT-OF-WAY PHASE II) TO J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC., D/B/A J.A.R CONSTRUCTION FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AMOUNT OF $744,222.

DEPARTMENT: STREET

AWARD TO: J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC., D/B/A J.A.R CONSTRUCTION

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: BASE BID I: $41,770

BASE BID II: $702,452

ACCOUNT NO: 14200403 - 508027 - 29153 - PBE04ST137 AND 99331117 -

508027 - 27263 - PCP06ST014

FUNDING SOURCE: 2004 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS & 2006 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION



TOTAL ESTIMATED. MIN. AWARD: $744,222

DISTRICT: 2

IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY CONTRACTS OR OTHER DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD AND BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE ON BEHALF OF THE CITY ANY EXTENSIONS OF THE CONTRACT.

WORK UNDER THIS UNIT PRICE CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE ORDERED, PERFORMED, INVOICED, AND PAID BY MEASURED QUANTITY. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL OF UNIT PRICES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER MAY, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION FROM CITY COUNCIL, APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, WHICH ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW AND WHICH DO NOT MAKE CHANGES TO THE UNIT PRICE AND INCREASED FUNDS ARE APPROPRIATED IN THE BUDGET.

THIS IS A LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES - PURCHASING DIVISION, ENGINEERING, AND STREET RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-130 (Westside Park Improvements Phase III) to F. T. James Construction, Inc. and Matyear Construction, Inc.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-130 (WESTSIDE PARK IMPROVEMENTS PHASE III) TO F. T. JAMES CONSTRUCTION, INC. AND MATYEAR CONSTRUCTION, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AMOUNT OF $654,353.45.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: F. T. JAMES CONSTRUCTION, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: BASE BID I: $165,205.00

BASE BID IV: $95,100.00

TOTAL EST. MINIMUM AMOUNT: $260,305.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: MATYEAR CONSTRUCTION, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: BASE BID II: $59,000.00

BASE BID III: $335,048.45

TOTAL ESTIMATED MIN. AMOUNT: $394,048.45

ACCOUNT NOS.: 71150069 - 508027 - 07862 - G7132CD0017,

71150069 - 508027 - 07865 - G7132CD0019,

71150069 - 508027 - 10077 - G7132CD0028 AND

71150069 - 508027 - 07889 - G7133CD0010

FUNDING SOURCE: CDBG (2006-2007) 32ND YEAR - EL BARRIO AND TOM LEA LOWER PARK,

CDBG (2008-2009) 33RDYEAR - BOYS CLUB PARK AND TULA IRROBALI

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $654,353.45

DISTRICTS: 1 AND 8

IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY CONTRACTS OR OTHER DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

WORK UNDER THIS UNIT PRICE CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE ORDERED, PERFORMED, INVOICED, AND PAID BY MEASURED QUANTITY. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL OF UNIT PRICES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER MAY, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION FROM CITY COUNCIL, APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, WHICH ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW AND WHICH DO NOT MAKE CHANGES TO THE UNIT PRICE AND INCREASED FUNDS ARE APPROPRIATED IN THE BUDGET.

THIS IS A LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND ENGINEERING RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDERS. [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT 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 DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9C.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-131 (Dodge Road Street & Drainage Improvements) to J.A.R. Concrete Inc. d/b/a J.A.R. Construction, Inc.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-131 (DODGE ROAD STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS) TO J.A.R. CONCRETE INC. D/B/A J.A.R. CONSTRUCTION, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $573,243.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC. D/B/A J.A.R. CONSTRUCTION, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: BASE BID I: $499,135.50

BASE BID II: $74,107.50

ACCOUNT NO: 99331117 - 508027 - 27263 - PPW0053

FUNDING SOURCE: FY 2006 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

TOTAL ESTIMATED MIN. AWARD: $573,243.00

DISTRICT: 3

IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY CONTRACTS OR OTHER DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

WORK UNDER THIS UNIT PRICE CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE ORDERED, PERFORMED, INVOICED, AND PAID BY MEASURED QUANTITY. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL OF UNIT PRICES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER MAY, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION FROM CITY COUNCIL, APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, WHICH ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW, AND WHICH DO NOT MAKE CHANGES TO THE UNIT PRICE AND WHICH ARE WITHIN THE APPROPRIATE BUDGET.

THIS IS A LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND ENGINEERING RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT 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 DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9D.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-165 (Street Resurfacing 2008) to Asphalt Pavers, Inc.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-165 (STREET RESURFACING 2008) TO ASPHALT PAVERS, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AMOUNT OF $4,899,468.75.

DEPARTMENT: STREET DEPARTMENT

AWARD TO: ASPHALT PAVERS, INC.

EL PASO, TX

BASE BID: $4,998,718.75

OPTIONAL BID ITEM A-I: $ 113,100.00

OPTIONAL BID ITEM A-II: $ 17,650.00

RETAINED MILLINGS OPTION ITEM

- DEDUCTIVE (CREDIT) ITEM: <$ 230,000.00>

TOTAL ESTIMATED MIN. AWARD: $4,899,468.75

ACCOUNT NO.: 99331117 - 508027 - 27263 - PCP08ST05

FUNDING SOURCE: 2006 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

DISTRICTS: ALL

IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY CONTRACTS OR OTHER DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

WORK UNDER THIS UNIT PRICE CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE ORDERED, PERFORMED, INVOICED, AND PAID BY MEASURED QUANTITY. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL OF UNIT PRICES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE STREET DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR MAY, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION FROM CITY COUNCIL, APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, WHICH ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW, AND WHICH DO NOT MAKE CHANGES TO THE UNIT PRICE AND WHICH ARE WITHIN THE APPROPRIATE BUDGET.

THIS IS A LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES - PURCHASING DIVISION, ENGINEERING, AND STREET RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. [STREETS, DARYL COLE, (915) 621-6750]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT 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 DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10.  PARKS AND RECREATION: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the El Paso City Council approves the identified extension of Whitehall Drive through the Northeast Regional Park and that related to the approve extension of Whitehall Drive and in accordance with Chapter 26 of the Texas Parks and Wildlife code, the City Council finds there is no feasible and prudent alternative to the use of Nort  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL APPROVES THE IDENTIFIED EXTENSION OF WHITEHALL DRIVE THROUGH THE NORTHEAST REGIONAL PARK AND THAT RELATED TO THE APPROVE EXTENSION OF WHITEHALL DRIVE AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 26 OF THE TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE CODE, THE CITY COUNCIL FINDS THERE IS NO FEASIBLE AND PRUDENT ALTERNATIVE TO THE USE OF NORTHEAST REGIONAL PARK AND THAT THE PROPOSED PLANS FOR THE IDENTIFIED STREET EXTENSION INCLUDE ALL REASONABLE PLANNING TO MINIMIZE HARM TO THE NORTHEAST REGIONAL PARK. (DISTRICT 4) [PARKS AND RECREATION, NANETTE SMEJKAL, (915) 541-4283] POSTPONED FROM 04-29-08 AND 05-13-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT 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 DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on allowing three hours a week of Channel 15 time to be dedicated to citizen forums.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED FOR ONE (1) WEEK.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON ALLOWING THREE HOURS A WEEK OF CHANNEL 15 TIME TO BE DEDICATED TO CITIZEN FORUMS. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT 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 DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on an appeal from property owners in the Austin Terrace Historic District regarding a decision rendered by the Historic Landmark Commission (HLC) on March 17, 2008, to approve the construction of a new residence at 111 Pennsylvania.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO SEND THE CASE BACK TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION; ENGAGE AN ARCHITECT AT CITY’S EXPENSE WHO IS ACCEPTABLE TO THE HLC, THE APPLICANT, AND A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE APPELLANTS AND TASK HIM/HER TO COME UP WITH CHANGES THAT WILL BE ACCEPTABLE TO THE APPLICANT AND THE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE APPELLANTS AND THEN SUBMIT TO THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN THE APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTS; IF THE ARCHITECTURAL WORK RESULTS IN EXCESS COSTS, THE APPLICANT WILL SUBMIT A CLAIM TO THE CITY FOR COSTS WHICH WILL BE FILED WITH, PROCESSED, AND EVALUATED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE AND SHALL INCLUDE ATTORNEY’S FEES; MODIFICATIONS ARE TO GO TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION FOR APPROVAL, AND; IF APPROVAL IS SECURED, THEN THE PROCESS WILL BE COMPLETED BY JUNE 24, 2008, AND COME BACK TO CITY COUNCIL ON THAT DAY AS A CLAIM, FOR AN UP OR DOWN VOTE. THE PARTIES HAVE AGREED TO ENTER INTO A SEPARATE TOLLING AGREEMENT.

NOTE: THIS ITEM WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED BY THE CITY COUNCIL BEFORE 5:00 P.M.


DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN APPEAL FROM PROPERTY OWNERS IN THE AUSTIN TERRACE HISTORIC DISTRICT REGARDING A DECISION RENDERED BY THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION (HLC) ON MARCH 17, 2008, TO APPROVE THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW RESIDENCE AT 111 PENNSYLVANIA. (DISTRICT 2) [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145] POSTPONED FROM 05-13-08

NOTE: THIS ITEM WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED BY THE CITY COUNCIL BEFORE 5:00 P.M.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT 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 DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action pertaining to the rules for El Paso City Council Meetings.   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: FIRST MOTION TO DISCONTINUE ALLOWING ITEMS TO BE MOVED TO THE FOREFRONT OF THE AGENDA.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION PERTAINING TO THE RULES FOR EL PASO CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action pertaining to the rules for El Paso City Council Meetings.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: SECOND MOTION TO SET A HALF-HOUR STANDING BREAK FROM 12:30 P.M. TO 1:00 P.M.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION PERTAINING TO THE RULES FOR EL PASO CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action pertaining to the rules for El Paso City Council Meetings.
   
 

FINAL MOTION: TO ELIMINATE THE SECOND SENTENCE OF SECTION 15 OF THE COUNCIL RULES OF ORDER (MEMBERS OF COUNCIL SHALL NOT MAKE OR TAKE TELEPHONE CALLS, OTHER THAN CALLS OF AN EMERGENCY NATURE, OR SEND, OPEN OR OTHERWISE VIEW ANY ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS OTHER THAN INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS WITH STAFF WHILE IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS ONCE A COUNCIL MEETING HAS BEEN CALLED TO ORDER.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION PERTAINING TO THE RULES FOR EL PASO CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12A.  CITY MANAGER: Status of the Health Department.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

STATUS OF THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT. [PUBLIC HEALTH, PAT FOWLER, (915) 771-5702]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 12B.  CITY MANAGER: Staff Report on findings regarding property located at 1550 Hawkins Boulevard, including leasing arrangements and zoning, parking, and permitting issues.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

STAFF REPORT ON FINDINGS REGARDING PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1550 HAWKINS BOULEVARD, INCLUDING LEASING ARRANGEMENTS AND ZONING, PARKING, AND PERMITTING ISSUES. (DISTRICT 3)

[AIRPORT, PATRICK ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX1.  Discussion and action regarding litigation related to City of El Paso, Texas, vs. El Paso Empowerment Zone Corporation and Luis T. Sanchez, Cause No. 2008-867, 448th Judicial District Court, El Paso County, Texas, and other legal issues related to the El Paso Empowerment Zone Corporation and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. (551.071)
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING LITIGATION RELATED TO CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, VS. EL PASO EMPOWERMENT ZONE CORPORATION AND LUIS T. SANCHEZ, CAUSE NO. 2008-867, 448TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND OTHER LEGAL ISSUES RELATED TO THE EL PASO EMPOWERMENT ZONE CORPORATION AND THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIE TAYLOR, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX2.  Claim of Mark A. Tomlin regarding 7741 Lockheed/1605 Beech Street. (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 SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY TO NEGOTIATE A SETTLEMENT WITH MARK A. TOMLIN; AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ALL RELATED DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO RESOLVE SUCH DISPUTE INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, AN AMENDMENT, EXTENSION AND/OR RELEASE, AS MAY BE REQUIRED PURSUANT TO SUCH NEGOTIATED SETTLEMENT.

CLAIM OF MARK A. TOMLIN REGARDING 7741 LOCKHEED/1605 BEECH STREET. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, RAYMOND L. TELLES, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT NOT PRESENT
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


 
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