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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 5/27/2008
 
   
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 20, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MAY 20, 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 AN OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR A PORTION OF TRACTS 13A, 14A, 14B, BLOCK 24, SOCORRO GRANT & TRACTS 17, 19, BLOCK 53, YSLETA GRANT AND U.S. PARCEL NO. 18, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO PROVIDE ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO THE RIO BOSQUE WETLANDS LOCATED AT 10001 SOUTHSIDE ROAD.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR A PORTION OF TRACTS 13A, 14A, 14B, BLOCK 24, SOCORRO GRANT & TRACTS 17, 19, BLOCK 53, YSLETA GRANT AND U.S. PARCEL NO. 18, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO PROVIDE ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO THE RIO BOSQUE WETLANDS LOCATED AT 10001 SOUTHSIDE ROAD. (DISTRICT 6)

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

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL OF EL PASO HEREBY ADOPTS A DRAINAGE DESIGN MANUAL, ATTACHED AS EXHIBIT ''A'', REGULATING THE DRAINAGE DESIGN FOR SUBDIVISIONS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIFTH AMENDMENT TO THE SEPTEMBER 19, 1974, LEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY, INC. FOR A ONE-ACRE PARCEL COMMONLY KNOWN AS 325 SHELTER PLACE, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIFTH AMENDMENT TO THE SEPTEMBER 19, 1974, LEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY, INC. FOR A ONE-ACRE PARCEL COMMONLY KNOWN AS 325 SHELTER PLACE, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 8)

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

"4. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: ALI BOURESLAN TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

ALI BOURESLAN TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"5. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JOSEPH S. DAUBACH TO THE GREATER EL PASO CIVIC, CONVENTION, AND TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JOSEPH S. DAUBACH TO THE GREATER EL PASO CIVIC, CONVENTION, AND TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5.

[REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"6B. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-150 (BATTERIES) TO ABONAY EL SHADDAY, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-150 (BATTERIES) TO ABONAY EL SHADDAY, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $420,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: ABONAY EL SHADDAY, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $140,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 503121 - 45202

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES DEPART., FLEET SERVICES DIVISION

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $420,000 (3-YEAR TOTAL)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT FOR BATTERIES.

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: 3B.  RESOLUTION: That the City Council of El Paso hereby adopts a Design Standards for Construction Manual, attached as Exhibit ''A'', regulating the design and construction of specified subdivision improvements.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL OF EL PASO HEREBY ADOPTS A DESIGN STANDARDS FOR CONSTRUCTION MANUAL, ATTACHED AS EXHIBIT ''A'', REGULATING THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF SPECIFIED SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENTS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[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: 3C.  RESOLUTION: That the City Council of El Paso hereby adopts a Drainage Design Manual, attached as Exhibit ''A'', regulating the drainage design for subdivisions.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL OF EL PASO HEREBY ADOPTS A DRAINAGE DESIGN MANUAL, ATTACHED AS EXHIBIT ''A'', REGULATING THE DRAINAGE DESIGN FOR SUBDIVISIONS.

   
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: 3E.  RESOLUTION: A Resolution to create a downtown area of potential effect to encourage the preservation of historically significant sites in need of tax relief to encourage their preservation in order to preserve the City's historic properties.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

A RESOLUTION TO CREATE A DOWNTOWN AREA OF POTENTIAL EFFECT TO ENCOURAGE THE PRESERVATION OF HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT SITES IN NEED OF TAX RELIEF TO ENCOURAGE THEIR PRESERVATION IN ORDER TO PRESERVE THE CITY'S HISTORIC PROPERTIES. (DISTRICTS 2, 6, 7, AND 8)

[MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, YOLANDA ALAMEDA, (915) 541-4896]

[ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4760]

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

   
Item: 3F.  RESOLUTION: A Resolution that in conjunction with the Subdivision Ordinance adopted by City Council on May 6, 2008, City Council of El Paso hereby adopts the Park Facilities Standards regulating the design and construction of park facilities within subdivisions.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

A RESOLUTION THAT IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE ADOPTED BY CITY COUNCIL ON MAY 6, 2008, CITY COUNCIL OF EL PASO HEREBY ADOPTS THE PARK FACILITIES STANDARDS REGULATING THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF PARK FACILITIES WITHIN SUBDIVISIONS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PARKS AND RECREATION, RICHARD GARCIA, (915) 541-4087]

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

   
Item: 6A.  BID: The award of Solicitation No. 2008-101 (Sexual Assault Services) to Tenet Hospitals Ltd. d/b/a Sierra Medical Center
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-101 (SEXUAL ASSAULT SERVICES) TO TENET HOSPITALS LTD. D/B/A SIERRA MEDICAL CENTER FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $328,500.

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

AWARD TO: TENET HOSPITALS LTD. D/B/A SIERRA MEDICAL CENTER

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

OPTIONS: 2 YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $109,500

ACCOUNT NO.: 21010072 - 502111 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: POLICE OPERATING FUNDS, HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS SERVICES

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $328,500

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT.

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

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND POLICE RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE SOLE BIDDER MEETING SPECIFICATION.

[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: 6C.  BID: The award of Solicitation No. 2008-170 (Lomita Dr. Street & Drainage Improvement) to Allen Concrete, Inc.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-170 (LOMITA DR. STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT) TO ALLEN CONCRETE, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $157,165.93.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: ALLEN CONCRETE, INC.

EL PASO, TX

BASE BID: $157,165.93

ACCOUNT NO: 99331117 - 508027 - 27263 - PCP06FC002E

FUNDING SOURCE: FY 2006 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $157,165.93

DISTRICT: 7

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 7A.  - 7F. 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.

7A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.28 (SPEED LIMITS), SECTION 12.28.010 (GENERALLY), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR REDUCED SPEED LIMITS IN NEW SUBDIVISIONS, FROM 30 MPH TO 25 MPH. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 3, 2008, FOR ITEM 7A

7B. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 11 THROUGH 14, BLOCK 146, CAMPBELL ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM M-1/SP (LIGHT MANUFACTURING/SPECIAL PERMIT) TO C-5/SP (CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT/SPECIAL PERMIT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 300 S. FLORENCE. APPLICANT: THE EL PASO PROJECT, LLC. ZON08-00018 (DISTRICT 8)

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

7C. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF ALL OF LOT 2, BLOCK 160, VISTA DEL SOL, UNIT 54, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-1/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO C-4/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 11355 PELLICANO DRIVE. APPLICANTS: NANCY CORBIN-TARDIF. ZON08-00013 (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

7D. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.04 (ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS), CHAPTER 20.06 (ZONING DISTRICTS AND MAPS), CHAPTER 20.10 (SUPPLEMENTAL USE REGULATIONS), AND APPENDIX A (TABLE OF PERMISSIBLE USES), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR MIXED USE DISTRICTS, DEFINE REQUIREMENTS FOR MASTER ZONING PLANS, ESTABLISH MIXED USE DEVELOPMENT PLANS, PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR MIXED USE DEVELOPMENT, AND ESTABLISH PERMISSIBLE USES. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

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

7E. AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF SECTION 47, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; PARCEL 2: TRACT 2D4, SECTION 46, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; PARCELS 3 AND 4: PORTIONS OF TRACT 2D, SECTION 46, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; PARCEL 5: TRACT 2D24, SECTION 46, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; AND, PARCEL 6: TRACT 2D5, SECTION 46, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. SUBJECT PROPERTY: SOUTH OF PEBBLE HILLS BOULEVARD AND WEST OF ZARAGOZA ROAD. APPLICANT: RANCHOS REAL IV, LTD/RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD/EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY. AN07006

(EAST ETJ, ADJACENT TO DISTRICT 5 AND 6)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

7F. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF SECTION 47, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL); PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF SECTION 47, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL); PARCEL 3: A PORTION OF SECTION 46, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS; PARCEL 4A: A PORTION OF TRACT 2D AND 2D16, SECTION 46, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. PARCEL 4B: A PORTION OF TRACT 2D5 AND A PORTION OF TRACTS 2D4 AND 2D16, SECTION 46, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: SOUTH OF PEBBLE HILLS BOULEVARD AND WEST OF ZARAGOZA ROAD. APPLICANT: RANCHOS REAL IV, LTD/RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD/EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY. ZON08-00009

(EAST ETJ, ADJACENT TO DISTRICT 5 AND 6)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 17, 2008, FOR ITEMS 7B - 7F

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: 8.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the request that the Purchasing Manager for Financial Services, Purchasing Division, be authorized to issue a purchase order to TREMCO, Inc., Beachwood, OH, under TXMAS-6-56050 contract for inspection and reseal/recoat of roofs on various City buildings
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO TREMCO, INC., BEACHWOOD, OH, UNDER TXMAS-6-56050 CONTRACT FOR INSPECTION AND RESEAL/RECOAT OF ROOFS ON VARIOUS CITY BUILDINGS FOR AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $3,400,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

ACCOUNT NO.: 99331117 - 508027 - 27263 - PCP08MF01

FUNDING SOURCE: FY2006 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $3,400,000

REFERENCE NO.: 2008-173

DISTRICTS: ALL

[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: 9A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of all of Lot 1, Block 54, East Glen Addition, Unit 4, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from A-O/SC (Apartment Office/Special Contract to C-1/SC (Commercial/Special Contract). north of Long John Drive and east of George Dieter Drive. ZON08-00006
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF ALL OF LOT 1, BLOCK 54, EAST GLEN ADDITION, UNIT 4, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-O/SC (APARTMENT OFFICE/SPECIAL CONTRACT TO C-1/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF LONG JOHN DRIVE AND EAST OF GEORGE DIETER DRIVE. APPLICANTS: J & E PROPERTIES. ZON08-00006 (DISTRICT 5)

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

   
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: 9B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Blocks I, J, W, X, Z and Lots 5 - 10 and 16 - 22, Block H, Santa Fe Addition, and all of Block 62, and Lots 1 - 15, Block 128, and all of Lots 1 - 18, and portions of Lots 19 and 20, and the alley in Block 43, and portions of Lots 4 - 10, Block 42, Campbell Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from C-4 (Commercial), C-4/H (Co  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF BLOCKS I, J, W, X, Z AND LOTS 5 - 10 AND 16 - 22, BLOCK H, SANTA FE ADDITION, AND ALL OF BLOCK 62, AND LOTS 1 - 15, BLOCK 128, AND ALL OF LOTS 1 - 18, AND PORTIONS OF LOTS 19 AND 20, AND THE ALLEY IN BLOCK 43, AND PORTIONS OF LOTS 4 - 10, BLOCK 42, CAMPBELL ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-4 (COMMERCIAL), C-4/H (COMMERCIAL/HISTORIC), C-4/H/SP (COMMERCIAL/HISTORIC/SPECIAL PERMIT), AND M-2 (HEAVY MANUFACTURING) TO GMU (GENERAL MIXED USE) AND GMU/H (GENERAL MIXED USE/HISTORIC). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: WEST OF SANTA FE STREET AND NORTH OF THE UNITED STATES - MEXICO BORDER. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. ZON08-00007 (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA KELLUM, (915) 541-4730]

   
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

   
Item: 9C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 20 (Zoning), Chapter 20.04 (Administrative Review Procedures), Section 20.04.380 (Application Requirements), of the El Paso City Code to remove the requirement for a site plan.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.04 (ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW PROCEDURES), SECTION 20.04.380 (APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT FOR A SITE PLAN. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

POSTPONED FROM 03-18-08, 04-15-08, AND 05-13-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

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Item: 9D.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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 elim  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO POSTPONE TWO (2) WEEKS THE PUBLIC HEARING AND TO REFER THE ITEM TO THE TRANSPORTATION LEGISTLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE 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.

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]

   
Votes:

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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: 9E.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance vacating a portion of Mills Avenue, Anson Mills Map, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. Mills Avenue between Oregon Street and Sheldon Court. SUB08-00056
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9F.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 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.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9G.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9H.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10A.  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), 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.
   
 

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), 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]

   
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: 10B.  ENGINEERING: 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 Sunb  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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: 11.  HUMAN RESOURCES: An Ordinance amending Ordinance 8065, Civil Service Rules and Regulations, Rule 17, Employees Seeking Public Office.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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: 12.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: 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 b  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

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

ACTION TAKEN: ALLOWED

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]

POSTPONED FROM 05-20-08

   
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: EX1.  Access subrogation claim of Brandon Dominguez, Our File No. 08-C-098. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE SUBROGATION LIEN REGARDING THE CLAIM OF BRANDON DOMINGUEZ, OUR FILE NO. 08-C-098.

ACCESS SUBROGATION CLAIM OF BRANDON DOMINGUEZ, OUR FILE NO. 08-C-098. (551.071)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX2.  Discussion and action regarding the Petition of El Paso Electric Company to reconcile fuel costs and revenues and request to recover mine closing costs, SOAH Docket No. 473-08-0063, PUC Docket No. 34695. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE PETITION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC CO. TO RECONCILE FUEL COSTS AND REVENUES AND REQUEST TO RECOVER MINE CLOSING COSTS, SOAH DOCKET NO. 473-08-0063, DOCKET NO. 34695.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE PETITION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY TO RECONCILE FUEL COSTS AND REVENUES AND REQUEST TO RECOVER MINE CLOSING COSTS, SOAH DOCKET NO. 473-08-0063, PUC DOCKET NO. 34695. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, BERTHA A. ONTIVEROS, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX3.  Discussion and action concerning joining the El Paso Water Improvement District #1's lawsuit against the United States Federal Government regarding water rights.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION CONCERNING JOINING THE EL PASO WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT #1'S LAWSUIT AGAINST THE UNITED STATES FEDERAL GOVERNMENT REGARDING WATER RIGHTS.

[REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

   
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Item: ADDN1.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding an investigation by the City Attorney's Office of possible violations of the Texas Open Meetings Act concerning the actions of City Council during the meeting of May 6, 2008, in matter pertaining to the appointment of L. E. Ruck to the Civil Service Commission and to report of the findings in writing to Council.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING AN INVESTIGATION BY THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF POSSIBLE VIOLATIONS OF THE TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT CONCERNING THE ACTIONS OF CITY COUNCIL DURING THE MEETING OF MAY 6, 2008, IN MATTER PERTAINING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF L. E. RUCK TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION AND TO REPORT OF THE FINDINGS IN WRITING TO COUNCIL.

[REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

   
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