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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 6/3/2008
 
   
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 27, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MAY 27, 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 DIRECTOR OF AVIATION BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND SUBMIT GRANT APPLICATIONS AND RELATED DOCUMENTATION TO THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA) AND BE DESIGNATED THE OFFICIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE CITY OF EL PASO TO ACT IN CONNECTION WITH THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THE AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (AIP), PROJECT NO. 3-48-0077-24-08

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE DIRECTOR OF AVIATION BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND SUBMIT GRANT APPLICATIONS AND RELATED DOCUMENTATION TO THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA) AND BE DESIGNATED THE OFFICIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE CITY OF EL PASO TO ACT IN CONNECTION WITH THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THE AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (AIP), PROJECT NO. 3-48-0077-24-08; AND THAT UPON APPROVAL AND ISSUANCE OF SUCH GRANT BY THE FAA, THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO ACCEPT AND SIGN THE GRANT AGREEMENT AND OTHER NECESSARY DOCUMENTS WHEN THE FORM AND SUBSTANCE OF THOSE DOCUMENTS HAS BEEN REVIEWED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE; PROVIDED THAT SUCH AUTHORIZATION SHALL INCLUDE THE ABILITY TO ACCEPT AND SIGN MULTIPLE AGREEMENTS AND DOCUMENTS, AS THE FAA GRANT MAY BE ISSUED IN VARIOUS DISBURSEMENTS. (DISTRICT 2) [AIRPORT, PATRICK ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT NO. 1 TO LEASE NO. DTFA07-04-L-01320 BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (LESSOR) AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT NO. 1 TO LEASE NO. DTFA07-04-L-01320 BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (LESSOR) AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (LESSEE) FOR A WEATHER OBSERVATION STATION AT THE AIR RESCUE FIRE FIGHTING BUILDING AT THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN ORDER TO EXTEND THE ORIGINAL LEASE TERM AN ADDITIONAL FIVE YEARS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2013, AND INCREASE THE RENTAL AMOUNT DUE. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3C. RESOLUTION: PLACING CONDEMNATION LIENS ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTIES 4903 WICHITA CIRCLE AND 3308 RIVERA AVENUE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTIES (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNT FOR WORK PERFORMED BY THE CITY PURSUANT TO SECTION 18.50 (UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND CONDITIONS) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE:

4903 WICHITA CIRCLE $11,498.65 EDWARD J. AND SUSAN M. JENKINS DISTRICT 2

3308 RIVERA AVENUE $ 1,755.46 LOYS WALKER DISTRICT 8

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

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PLACEMAKERS, LLC FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS THE SMARTCODE IMPLEMENTATION AND CALIBRATION.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PLACEMAKERS, LLC FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS THE SMARTCODE IMPLEMENTATION AND CALIBRATION, TOTAL COMPENSATION OF $20,000. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MAYRA BERUMEN FOR THE PURCHASE OF LOT 18, BLOCK 47, CAMPBELL ADDITION, COMMONLY KNOWN AS 1014 S. MESA STREET FOR THE STANTON STREET TOLL PLAZA PROJECT. PROJECT #: PBR06003.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MAYRA BERUMEN FOR THE PURCHASE OF LOT 18, BLOCK 47, CAMPBELL ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF ON FILE IN VOLUME 2, PAGE 68, REAL PROPERTY RECORDS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, COMMONLY KNOWN AS 1014 S. MESA STREET, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO BE USED FOR THE STANTON STREET TOLL PLAZA PROJECT. PROJECT #: PBR06003; FUND: 43005; DEPARTMENT: 32000080; ACCOUNT: 508000. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3G. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE CANUTILLO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE CANUTILLO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT (THE ''DISTRICT''), FOR THE DISTRICT'S REFERRAL OF ELIGIBLE CHILDREN IN NEED OF DENTAL SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATION OF SAID REFERRAL SYSTEM IN EXCHANGE FOR THE CITY CONDUCTING A COMPREHENSIVE INTERVENTION DENTAL PROGRAM FOR DISTRICT STUDENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES, FOR A TERM OF MAY 26, 2008, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2008, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEE AND PAYMENT SCHEDULE DESCRIBED IN THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $8,000 AND WITH SERVICES FROM THE CITY CONTINGENT UPON THE AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PUBLIC HEALTH, ANGELA MORA, (915) 771-5706]

"4. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: JESSIE N. SUSTAITA TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

JESSIE N. SUSTAITA TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

"5. BOARD APPOINTMENT: WILLIAM MEDRANO TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

WILLIAM MEDRANO TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD, FILLING AN UNEXPIRED TERM, BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

"6. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUND:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

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

ATTACHMENT A

TAX REFUNDS

JUNE 3, 2008

A. C Y PROPERTIES IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,447.74 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #06MH-999-0000-0230).

B. HOME LOAN SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,211.62 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #P080-999-0070-2300).

C. AMTRUST BANK IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,508.28 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-1070-7300).

D. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,230.19 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #E076-000-0010-1600).

E. JENNIFER & RUDY MORENO IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,355.95 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #E077-000-0050-3400).

F. LANDAMERICA LAWYERS TITLE OF SAN ANTONIO IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,611.34 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #F716-999-0260-9200).

G. WACHOVIA MORTGAGE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,509.89 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #H788-010-0460-0030)

H. WELLS FARGO IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,813.06 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #H788-014-0030-1400).

I. AMTRUST BANK IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,596.71 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #P654-999-0250-7200).

J. WELLS FARGO IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,941.45 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #R576-999-0110-2900).

K. COUNTRYWIDE TAX SERVICES CORP. IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,496.19 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #S365-999-0110-2700).

L. PHH MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,145.97 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #T213-999-0140-2600).

M. COUNTRYWIDE TAX SERVICES CORPORATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,022.35 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #V099-000-0020-7400).

N. OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,327.43 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #V655-999-0070-3700).

O. AMTRUST BANK IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,129.13 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID # V655-999-0210-1600).

P. STEWART TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,865.89 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-0690-1700).

Q. AMTRUST BANK IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,818.75 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-1370-2500).

R. AMTRUST BANK IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,923.02 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-5690-4400).

S. RESTLAWN FUNERAL HOME IN THE AMOUNT OF $19,742.78 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #X581-999-2090-2439).

"7. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO KRONOS INCORPORATED, THE SOLE SOURCE MAINTENANCE SUPPORTER FOR THE KRONOS 4500 TERMINALS AND WORKFORCE CENTRAL SOFTWARE. 2007-232

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER, FINANCIAL SERVICES - PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO KRONOS INCORPORATED, THE SOLE SOURCE MAINTENANCE SUPPORTER FOR THE KRONOS 4500 TERMINALS AND WORKFORCE CENTRAL SOFTWARE.

DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

ACCOUNT NO.: 39010351 - 502202 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: INFORMATION SERVICES, DATA PROCESSING SERVICE CONTRACTS, OPERATING ACCOUNT

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $196,728.50

REFERENCE NO.: 2007-232

DISTRICTS: ALL

ADDITIONALLY, REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR CITY STAFF TO NEGOTIATE, CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE TO REVIEW, AND THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY RELATED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE THIS CONTRACT.

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

"8A1. BID: THAT THE DIRECTOR OF PURCHASING IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY TRUGREEN LP THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2007-200

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THAT THE DIRECTOR OF PURCHASING IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY TRUGREEN LP THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2007-200 PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION C 8A OF THE CONTRACT CLAUSES DUE TO CONVENIENCE AND THAT THE TERMINATION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AS OF JUNE 3, 2008.

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

"8A2. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-186 (HERBICIDE SPRAYING CITY RIGHT-OF-WAYS [REBID]) TO EVERGREEN LAWN SERVICE

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-186 (HERBICIDE SPRAYING CITY RIGHT-OF-WAYS [REBID]) TO EVERGREEN LAWN SERVICE FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $143,293.60.

DEPARTMENT: STREET

AWARD TO: EVERGREEN LAWN SERVICE

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE FOR AN ADDITIONAL TWO-YEAR PERIOD IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN ONE YEAR FROM THE DATE OF AWARD.

ACCOUNT NO.: 34010289 - 502221 - 40403

FUNDING SOURCE: STREET DEPARTMENT

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $143,293.60

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A 12-MONTH SERVICES TYPE CONTRACT.

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 STREET RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

"8C. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-161 (DCL SAFETY LIGHTING, ZARAGOSA {BRIDGE} [REBID]) TO MESA ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-161 (DCL SAFETY LIGHTING, ZARAGOSA {BRIDGE} [REBID]) TO MESA ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $52,626.

DEPARTMENT: STREET

AWARD TO: MESA ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS, INC.

CANUTILLO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: TO PURCHASE UP TO 100% OF THE CONTRACT QUANTITY AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN NINETY DAYS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD.

ACCOUNT NO.: 31255013 - 508027 - 27710 - PBR05001

FUNDING SOURCE: FEDERAL CAPITAL PROJECTS - CONSTRUCTION-ZARAGOSA BRIDGE DCL

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $52,626

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A ONE-TIME PURCHASE TYPE CONTRACT FOR DCL SAFETY LIGHTING.

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

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

"8D. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-191 (GRANDVIEW PARK IMPROVEMENTS) TO P. R. HOMES, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-191 (GRANDVIEW PARK IMPROVEMENTS) TO P. R. HOMES, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $289,953.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: P. R. HOMES, INC.

EL PASO, TX

BASE BID $289,953

ACCOUNT NO: 71150069-508027-10058-G7133CD0036

FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $289,953

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.

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 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 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: 3F.  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: APPROVED

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]

POSTPONED FROM 05-27-08

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

   
Item: 8B.  BID: The award of Solicitation No. 2008-155 (Vocational Trucks [Rolloff Trucks]) to Southwest Sterling, Inc. d/b/a Southwest Truck Sales
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED AS REVISED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-155 (VOCATIONAL TRUCKS [ROLLOFF TRUCKS]) TO SOUTHWEST STERLING, INC. D/B/A SOUTHWEST TRUCK SALES FOR A TOTAL AWARD OF $258,232.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: SOUTHWEST STERLING, INC. D/B/A SOUTHWEST TRUCK SALES

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ITEM 1 WITH OPTION O1A, O1F, O1G, O1H, O1I, AND T-2

OPTION: TO PURCHASE UP TO 100% OF THE CONTRACT QUANTITY AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN 90 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD.

ACCOUNT NO.: 37150068 - 508006 - 27507 - PFLESVC01

FUNDING SOURCE: EQUIPMENT REPLACEMENT FUND

TOTAL AWARD: $258,232 (2 TRUCKS)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE.

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: 9A.  - 9B. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:

PUBLIC COMMENT TYPICALLY IS NOT TAKEN DURING THE INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES.

PUBLIC COMMENTS ARE INVITED AT THE DATE OF THE SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING.

9A. AN ORDINANCE TO ADOPT UNITED STATES GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL - LEADERSHIP IN ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN (LEED) SILVER CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS OR AN EQUIVALENT RATING SYSTEM STANDARD FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT DESIGN STANDARDS OF CITY-OWNED BUILDINGS OF 5,000 SQUARE FEET AND LARGER. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, LARRY F. NICHOLS, (915) 541-4557]

9B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS), ARTICLE 2 (SUBDIVISION STANDARDS), SECTION 19.19 (STORM WATER MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS), SUBSECTION 19.19.1 (GENERAL PROVISIONS), AND ARTICLE 6 (DEFINITIONS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD A PARAGRAPH ON ARROYO PRESERVATION, TO DESIGNATE THE ROLE OF THE FLOODPLAIN ADMINISTRATOR, TO AMEND THE DEFINITION FOR THE STORM WATER ADMINISTRATOR, TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR FLOOD PLAN ADMINISTRATOR, AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF ARROYOS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN SECTION 19.42 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 10, 2008, FOR ITEMS 9A - 9B

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: 10A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-197 (Upper Valley Drainage Improvements Phase II [Charl Ann-Ocotillo]) to JAR Concrete, Inc. d/b/a JAR Construction, Inc
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-197 (UPPER VALLEY DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS PHASE II [CHARL ANN-OCOTILLO]) TO JAR CONCRETE, INC. D/B/A JAR CONSTRUCTION, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $1,574,355.80.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

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

EL PASO, TX

BASE BID $1,574,355.80

ACCOUNT NO: 14200500 - 508027 - 27264 - PSTM06 PW25-0

FUNDING SOURCE: STORM 2006

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $1,574,355.80

DISTRICT: 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 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 YES
3 Rep. 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.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-104 (Municipal Court Violation Collection Services) to GC Services Limited Partnership
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-104 (MUNICIPAL COURT VIOLATION COLLECTION SERVICES) TO GC SERVICES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $8,387,285.

DEPARTMENT: MUNICIPAL CLERK

AWARD TO: GC SERVICES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

HOUSTON, TX

ITEMS: ALL

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $1,677,457

ACCOUNT NO.: 11010012 - 203220 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: MUNICIPAL COURT TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS-COLLECTIONS

TOTAL AWARD: $8,387,285 (5-YEAR TOTAL)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND MUNICIPAL CLERK RECOMMEND AWARD TO GC SERVICES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID. [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT 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: 10C.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: The award of Solicitation No. 2008-101 (Sexual Assault Services) to Tenet Hospitals Ltd. d/b/a Sierra Medical Center
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

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]

POSTPONED FROM 05-27-08

   
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: 11.  INTRODUCTION AND PUBLIC HEARING - FINANCIAL SERVICES: An Ordinance authorizing the issuance of City of El Paso, Texas, Hotel Occupancy Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2008; and resolve matters which are necessary to effectuate said issuance.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, HOTEL OCCUPANCY TAX REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2008; AND RESOLVE MATTERS WHICH ARE NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE SAID ISSUANCE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [BOND COUNSEL, PAUL A. BRADEN, (915) 351-6053]

   
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: 12A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tracts 1B4 and 1B4C, S.J. Larkin Survey 266, Redd Road north of Helen of Troy Drive. ZON08-00012
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACTS 1B4 AND 1B4C, S.J. LARKIN SURVEY 266, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-3/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITIONS) TO R-3A (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: REDD ROAD NORTH OF HELEN OF TROY DRIVE. APPLICANT: HUNT COMMUNITIES, L.P. REPRESENTATIVE: CSA DESIGN GROUP. ZON08-00012 (DISTRICT 1)

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

   
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: 12B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance releasing a condition placed on property by Ordinance No. 15672, which changed the zoning of a portion of Tracts 1B4 and 1B4C, S.J. Larkin Survey No. 266, Redd Road north of Helen of Troy Drive. ZON08-00019
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE RELEASING A CONDITION PLACED ON PROPERTY BY ORDINANCE NO. 15672, WHICH CHANGED THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACTS 1B4 AND 1B4C, S.J. LARKIN SURVEY NO. 266, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: REDD ROAD NORTH OF HELEN OF TROY DRIVE. APPLICANT: HUNT COMMUNITIES, L.P. REPRESENTATIVE: CSA DESIGN GROUP. ZON08-00019 (DISTRICT 1)

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

   
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: 12C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 20 (Zoning), Chapter 20.10 (Supplemental Use Regulations), Section 20.10.370 (Mountain Development), of the El Paso City Code by adding maximum permitted density standards in the PMD (Planned Mountain Development) zoning district.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.10 (SUPPLEMENTAL USE REGULATIONS), SECTION 20.10.370 (MOUNTAIN DEVELOPMENT), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING MAXIMUM PERMITTED DENSITY STANDARDS IN THE PMD (PLANNED MOUNTAIN DEVELOPMENT) ZONING DISTRICT. 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, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

   
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: 12D.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Lots 12 and 13, R. L. Dorbandt Addition, 170 Polo Inn Road. ZON07-00156
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DENIED THE APPEAL.

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOTS 12 AND 13, R. L. DORBANDT ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO P-R II (PLANNED RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 170 POLO INN ROAD. APPLICANT: JOSE SANCHEZ. ZON07-00156 (DISTRICT 3) THIS IS AN APPEAL CASE.

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ERNESTO ARRIOLA, (915) 541-4723]

   
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: 12E.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 20 (Zoning), Chapter 20.04 (Administrative Provisions), Section 20.04.380 (Application Requirements), of the El Paso City Code to add a requirement for a traffic impact analysis for zoning applications.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.04 (ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS), SECTION 20.04.380 (APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD A REQUIREMENT FOR A TRAFFIC IMPACT ANALYSIS FOR ZONING APPLICATIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, JOHN NEAL, (915) 541-4056]

   
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: 12F.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 20 (Zoning), Chapter 20.04 (Administrative Provisions), Section 20.04.550 (Maintenance), of the El Paso City Code to add a requirement that private streets meet City standards.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.04 (ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS), SECTION 20.04.550 (MAINTENANCE), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD A REQUIREMENT THAT PRIVATE STREETS MEET CITY STANDARDS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, JOHN NEAL, (915) 541-4056]

   
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.  ENGINEERING: 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.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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: 14A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on authorizing the City Manager to install a street light at the dead end of Castile Avenue by Paul Harvey Park with the closest intersection being with Belmar Avenue.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO INSTALL A STREET LIGHT AT THE DEAD END OF CASTILE AVENUE BY PAUL HARVEY PARK WITH THE CLOSEST INTERSECTION BEING WITH BELMAR AVENUE. [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: 14B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on a Resolution to support the permanent protection of Otero Mesa's land, wildlife, and water resources from oil and natural gas drilling.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO SUPPORT THE PERMANENT PROTECTION OF OTERO MESA'S LAND, WILDLIFE, AND WATER RESOURCES FROM OIL AND NATURAL GAS DRILLING.

[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: 14C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the Council declares that the expenditure of discretionary funds to pay permitting costs for block parties held by City-recognized Neighborhood Associations and Neighborhood Watch Groups in conjunction with National Night Out police-community crime and drug prevention activities serves a municipal purpose and is authorized.
   
 

ACTION WAS TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE COUNCIL DECLARES THAT THE EXPENDITURE OF DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO PAY PERMITTING COSTS FOR BLOCK PARTIES HELD BY CITY-RECOGNIZED NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS AND NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH GROUPS IN CONJUNCTION WITH NATIONAL NIGHT OUT POLICE-COMMUNITY CRIME AND DRUG PREVENTION ACTIVITIES SERVES A MUNICIPAL PURPOSE AND IS AUTHORIZED.

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

   
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: 14D.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Update and briefing by El Paso Water Utilities of Stormwater Maintenance Projects and Progress.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

UPDATE AND BRIEFING BY EL PASO WATER UTILITIES OF STORMWATER MAINTENANCE PROJECTS AND PROGRESS. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 15A.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on a 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: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A 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. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423] POSTPONED FROM 05-27-08

   
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: 15B.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on a 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: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION 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] POSTPONED FROM 05-27-08

   
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: 15C.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action that the Purchasing Manager is authorized to specify the wage rates attached hereto as Exhibit A for each craft or type of worker for Building Construction Trades and Heavy Construction in the call for bids for any public works contract and in the contract itself and that the City Engineer be authorized to clarify the definitions of work performed by each craft  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE PURCHASING IS AUTHORIZED TO SPECIFY THE WAGE RATES ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT A FOR EACH CRAFT OR TYPE OF WORKER FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION TRADES AND HEAVY CONSTRUCTION IN THE CALL FOR BIDS FOR ANY PUBLIC WORKS CONTRACT AND IN THE CONTRACT ITSELF AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITIONS OF WORK PERFORMED BY EACH CRAFT OR TYPE OF WORKER ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT B, IF NECESSARY. (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: 16.  PARKS AND RECREATION: Discussion and action on 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: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON 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] POSTPONED FROM 05-27-08

   
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: EX1.  Claim of Jake B. Canavan, Our File No. 08-C-104. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT THE SETTLEMENT DEMAND PROPOSED IN THE CLAIM OF JAKE B. CANAVAN, OUR FILE NO. 08-C-104.

CLAIM OF JAKE B. CANAVAN, OUR FILE NO. 08-C-104. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIA G. MARTINEZ, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX2.  Discussion and action concerning joining El Paso County and various other entities in a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL PASO APPROVE AND RATIFY THE FILING OF A LAWSUIT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF AGAINST THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND MICHAEL CHERTOFF, SECRETARY OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY, FILED JOINTLY WITH THE FOLLOWING PLAINTIFFS: EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; EL PASO COUNTY WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1; HUDSPETH COUNTY CONSERVATION AND RECLAMATION DISTRICT NO. 1; YSLETA DEL SUR PUEBLO; FRONTERA AUBUDON SOCIETY; FRIENDS OF THE WILDLIFE CORRIDOR; FRIENDS OF LAGUNA ATASCOSA REFUGE; AND MARK CLARK, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION CONCERNING JOINING EL PASO COUNTY AND VARIOUS OTHER ENTITIES IN A LAWSUIT AGAINST THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, CHARLIE MCNABB, (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 YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX3.  Discussion and action regarding strategies and options related to Asarco litigation, bankruptcy, legal issues related to the City's Proof of Claim in the ASARCO Bankruptcy, TCEQ permit process, and other legal matters involving ASARCO. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY SHALL NOT SELL, BUT SHALL RETAIN, ITS ALLOWED CLAIM ON THE ASARCO PAVING CONTRACT IN RELATION TO THE ASARCO LLC BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING (CASE NUMBER 05-21207) IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT, SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING STRATEGIES AND OPTIONS RELATED TO ASARCO LITIGATION, BANKRUPTCY, LEGAL ISSUES RELATED TO THE CITY'S PROOF OF CLAIM IN THE ASARCO BANKRUPTCY, TCEQ PERMIT PROCESS, AND OTHER LEGAL MATTERS INVOLVING ASARCO. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, LAURA P. GORDON, (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 YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE


 
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