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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING
Date: 6/10/2008
 
   
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 JUNE 3, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 3, 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 COUNCIL DECLARES THAT THE EXPENDITURE OF DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO SUPPORT THE PLAZA FILM FESTIVAL TO BE HELD FROM AUGUST 15, 2008, THROUGH AUGUST 24, 2008, SERVES A MUNICIPAL PURPOSE AND IS AUTHORIZED.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL DECLARES THAT THE EXPENDITURE OF DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO SUPPORT THE PLAZA FILM FESTIVAL TO BE HELD FROM AUGUST 15, 2008, THROUGH AUGUST 24, 2008, SERVES A MUNICIPAL PURPOSE AND IS AUTHORIZED.

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416] [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A DEVELOPER'S PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND EL PASO GLORY ROAD, LLC,

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK AND REVISED.

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A DEVELOPER'S PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND EL PASO GLORY ROAD, LLC, TO ALLOW THE CITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COST OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS ALONG MESA STREET, GLORY ROAD, AND CINCINNATI STREET IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $30,000 IN ACCORDANCE WITH LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 212.071.

(DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO SIGN, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, THE AGREEMENT WITH THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR ADULTS EDUCATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO SIGN, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, THE AGREEMENT WITH THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR ADULTS EDUCATION WHICH PROVIDES MEXICANS LIVING ABROAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO BEGIN OR CONTINUE THEIR EDUCATION IN THEIR OWN LANGUAGE, TRAINING TO LIBRARY STAFF, ACCESS TO ON-LINE COURSES THROUGH THE CONEVYT EDUCATIONAL PORTAL AND EDUCATIONAL PUBLICATIONS TO THE LIBRARY IN SUPPORT OF THE INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS INEA WILL MAKE AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS ALL AT NO COST TO THE CITY. (ALL DISTRICTS) [LIBRARY, CAROL BREY-CASIANO, (915) 543-5413]

"3D. RESOLUTION: APPROVE A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ELECTRONICALLY SUBMIT A GRANT PROPOSAL TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION (OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF TEXAS) FOR THE PAUL COVERDELL FORENSIC SCIENCES IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ELECTRONICALLY SUBMIT A GRANT PROPOSAL TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION (OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF TEXAS) FOR THE PAUL COVERDELL FORENSIC SCIENCES IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM IN THE AMOUNT OF $75,000. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, TOM WHITTEN, (915) 564-7304]

"4. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: BILLIE BROWN TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

BILLIE BROWN TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

"5. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MARIANNE CAMPBELL TO THE ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED THREE (3) WEEKS.

MARIANNE CAMPBELL TO THE ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"6A. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-117 (GROUNDS MAINTENANCE - CITY MEDIANS) TO GREEN SCENE INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-117 (GROUNDS MAINTENANCE - CITY MEDIANS) TO GREEN SCENE INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $58,454.

DEPARTMENT: STREET

AWARD TO: GREEN SCENE INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

ANNUAL EST. AMOUNT: $58,454

ACCOUNT NO.: 32010155 - 502221 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: STREETS MEDIANS, GROUNDKEEPING/HORTI CONTRACTS, GENERAL FUND

TOTAL EST. AWARD: $58,454

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A 12-MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT FOR GROUNDS MAINTENANCE - CITY MEDIANS.

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 TO THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

"6B. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-180 (SODIUM BICARBONATE) TO PORTER WARNER INDUSTRIES, LLC

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-180 (SODIUM BICARBONATE) TO PORTER WARNER INDUSTRIES, LLC, FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $54,825.

DEPARTMENT: STREET

AWARD TO: PORTER WARNER INDUSTRIES, LLC

PHOENIX, AZ

ITEMS: ALL

ANNUAL EST. AMOUNT: $18,275

ACCOUNT NO.: 32010362 - 503203 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: PUBLIC ACCESS MAINTENANCE & REPAIRS/GRAFFITI

TOTAL EST. AWARD: $54,825

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A 36-MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT FOR SODIUM BICARBONATE.

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]

"6C. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-183 (PAINT AND PAINTING SUPPLIES) TO KWAL PAINT

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED AS REVISED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-183 (PAINT AND PAINTING SUPPLIES) TO KWAL PAINT FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $179,196.75.

DEPARTMENT: STREET

AWARD TO: KWAL PAINT

DENVER, CO

ITEMS: ALL

ANNUAL EST. AMOUNT: $59,732.25

ACCOUNT NO.: 32010362 - 503203 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: PUBLIC ACCESSES MAINTENANCE & REPAIR/GRAFFITI

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $179,196.75 (3-YEAR TOTAL)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A 36-MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT FOR PAINT AND PAINTING SUPPLIES.

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 THAT THE LOWEST BIDDER BE DISQUALIFIED AS NON-RESPONSIBLE AND THE CONTRACT BE AWARDED AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

"6D. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-195 (MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE DUST CONTROL AGENT) TO TEXAS SOIL CONTROL, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-195 (MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE DUST CONTROL AGENT) TO TEXAS SOIL CONTROL, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $162,594.

DEPARTMENT: STREET

AWARD TO: TEXAS SOIL CONTROL, INC.

EL PASO, TX

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 TWO YEARS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD.

ANNUAL EST. AMOUNT: $54,198

ACCOUNT NO.: 32010200 - 503203 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: PUBLIC ACCESSES MAINTENANCE & REPAIRS/STREETS MAINTENANCE

TOTAL EST. AWARD: $162,594

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A 36-MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT FOR MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE DUST CONTROL AGENT.

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]

"6E. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-185 (CEDAR GROVE SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENTS) TO RICARDO LOPEZ, D/B/A TIRAYAN CONSTRUCTION

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED AS REVISED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-185 (CEDAR GROVE SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENTS) TO RICARDO LOPEZ, D/B/A TIRAYAN CONSTRUCTION, FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $92,088.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: RICARDO LOPEZ, D/B/A TIRAYAN CONSTRUCTION

EL PASO, TEXAS

BASE BID: $92,088

ACCOUNT NO.: 14200403 - 508027 - 29121 - PBE04ST107

FUNDING SOURCE: FY 2004 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $92,088

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 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 WHICH ARE WITHIN THE APPROPRIATE BUDGET.

THIS IS A LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND ENGINEERING RECOMMEND THAT THE LOWEST BIDDER BE DISQUALIFIED AS NON-RESPONSIBLE AND THE CONTRACT BE AWARDED AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

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

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.

   
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: 7A.  - 7E. 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 76 (BICYCLES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY DELETING SECTION 12.76.080 (RIDING ON SIDEWALK) IN ITS ENTIRETY. (ALL DISTRICTS) [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

7B. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO THE LUIS AND MANUELA HERNANDEZ IRREVOCABLE TRUST PERMITTING THE ENCROACHMENT OF CANOPIES ALONG A PORTION OF PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY LOCATED AT 519 SOUTH OREGON STREET. APPLICANT: THE LUIS AND MANUELA HERNANDEZ IRREVOCABLE TRUST. SPL08-00006 (DISTRICT 8)

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

7C. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO YEK #2 L.P. TO PERMIT AERIAL, SURFACE, AND SUBSURFACE ENCROACHMENTS WITHIN A PORTION OF THE ALLEY BETWEEN SAN ANTONIO STREET AND TEXAS STREET MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY WITHIN BLOCK 12, MILLS MAP ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FOR AN AERIAL STRUCTURE, UNDERGROUND PASSAGE, TWO WROUGHT IRON SECURITY GATES, AND TWO CANOPIES. APPLICANT: YEK #2 L.P. SPL08-00010 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

7D. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS), ARTICLE 3 (AUTHORITY OF DECISION MAKERS), SECTION 19.31 (RESPONSIBLE OFFICIALS), SUBSECTION 19.31.7 (STORM WATER ADMINISTRATOR), AND SUBSECTION 19.31.8 (FLOODPLAIN ADMINISTRATOR) TO AMEND THE RESPONSIBILITIES. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN SECTION 19.42 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, JOHN NEAL, (915) 541-4193]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 17, 2008, FOR ITEMS 7A - 7D

7E. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: PARCEL 1: ALL OF TRACT 4, J. BARKER SURVEY NO. 10, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM M-3 (UNRESTRICTED MANUFACTURING) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS; AND, PARCEL 2: ALL OF TRACTS 6 AND 7, I.F. HARRISON SURVEY NO. 54 AND TRACT 3, J. BARKER SURVEY NO. 10, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL), A-2 (APARTMENT) AND M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS; AND, PARCEL 3: A PORTION OF TRACTS 6 AND 7, I.F. HARRISON SURVEY NO. 54, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) AND A-2 (APARTMENT) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL); AND, PARCEL 4: ALL OF TRACT 7, I.F. HARRISON SURVEY NO. 54, TRACTS 3 AND 3A, J. BARKER SURVEY NO. 10, AND TRACT 4F2B, A.F. MILLER SURVEY NO. 215, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING), R-3 (RESIDENTIAL), AND A-2 (APARTMENT) TO R-3A (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 10 AND SOUTH OF PETE PAYAN DRIVE. APPLICANTS: EPT MONTECILLO DEVELOPMENT WEST, LP. ZON08 00017 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JULY 1, 2008, FOR ITEM 7E

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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8.  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: AWARDED

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] POSTPONED FROM 06-03-08

   
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: 9A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: A Resolution amending a condition on property by contract dated March 2, 1977, which imposed conditions on the following property: 3400 block of Fred Wilson Avenue and a portion of North Copia on Fred Wilson. ZON08-00008
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

A RESOLUTION AMENDING A CONDITION ON PROPERTY BY CONTRACT DATED MARCH 2, 1977, WHICH IMPOSED CONDITIONS ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY: 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; PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF VACATED COPIA STREET ADJACENT TO BLOCK D, LOGAN HEIGHTS ADDITION, AND A PART OF THE ADJACENT VACATED PORTION OF COPIA STREET, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED 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. ZON08-00008 (DISTRICT 2) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ISMAEL SEGOVIA, (915) 541-4027]

   
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 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 an  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of 3400 block of Fred Wilson Avenue and a portion of North Copia on Fred Wilson. ZON08-00005
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

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]

   
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.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of 2701 and 2725 N. Mesa Street. ZON07-00137
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

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]

   
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: 9E.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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, 2701 and 2725 N. Mesa Street.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

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]

   
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: 9F.  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: ADOPTED

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]

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: 9G.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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.  ENGINEERING: 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  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF ARROYO AS A NATURALLY OCCURRING ELONGATED DEPRESSION IN THE EARTH, INCLUDING THE SLOPING SIDES FROM RIM TO RIM, FOLLOWING A HISTORIC WATER FLOW THAT MAY TEMPORARILY FILL WITH WATER AFTER A STORM WATER RUNOFF EVENT.

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 FLOODPLAIN 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]

   
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.  ENGINEERING: 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  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO AMEND PARAGRAPH F OF 19.19.1 AS READ INTO THE RECORD BY ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY LUPE CUELLAR.

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 FLOODPLAIN 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]

   
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.  ENGINEERING: 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  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: FINAL MOTION ADOPTED AS REVISED.

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 FLOODPLAIN 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]

   
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.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Public Hearing and discussion and action on adoption of the Final Revised Strategic Plan, including Implementation Plan and Budget for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Empowerment Zone Planning and Implementation Grant Program (Agreement No. EZ-99-TX-0013) in accordance with 24 CFR Part 598.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING

PUBLIC HEARING AND DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON ADOPTION OF THE FINAL REVISED STRATEGIC PLAN, INCLUDING IMPLEMENTATION PLAN AND BUDGET FOR THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT EMPOWERMENT ZONE PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION GRANT PROGRAM (AGREEMENT NO. EZ-99-TX-0013) IN ACCORDANCE WITH 24 CFR PART 598.

(DISTRICTS 1, 3, 6, 7, AND 8) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4643]

   
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.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Council having conducted a Public Hearing and having received comments in accordance with 24 CFR Part 598, herby adopts the Final Revised Strategic Plan, including Implementation Plan and Budget for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Empowerment Zone Planning and Implementation Grant Program (A  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL HAVING CONDUCTED A PUBLIC HEARING AND HAVING RECEIVED COMMENTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH 24 CFR PART 598, HERBY ADOPTS THE FINAL REVISED STRATEGIC PLAN, INCLUDING IMPLEMENTATION PLAN AND BUDGET FOR THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT EMPOWERMENT ZONE PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION GRANT PROGRAM (AGREEMENT NO. EZ-99-TX-0013). (DISTRICTS 1, 3, 6, 7, AND 8)

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4643]

   
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.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on the board appointments of two members to the El Paso Mental Health and Mental Retardation Center Board of Trustees nominated by the screening committee.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED VIRGINIA ALONSO TO POSITION NO. 1 AND APPOINTED SANDRA R. LLOYD TO POSITION NO. 2.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE BOARD APPOINTMENTS OF TWO MEMBERS TO THE EL PASO MENTAL HEALTH AND MENTAL RETARDATION CENTER BOARD OF TRUSTEES NOMINATED BY THE SCREENING COMMITTEE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4643]

POSITION NO. 1

1. MS. VIRGINIA ALONSO - (FAMILY CONSUMER)

2. MR. ERIC WILLARD - (FAMILY CONSUMER)

POSITION NO. 2

3. MS. SANDRA R. LLOYD, PH. D. - (AT LARGE)

4. MR. LAURENCE D. SEARS, M. ED. - (AT LARGE)

   
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: 13A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to direct that the City Manager City-initiate the vacation of portions of Lawton Drive between Prospect Street and West Yandell Drive and Upson Drive between Porfirio Diaz Street and West Yandell Drive, and to formally dedicate these triangular areas as an extension of Mundy Park.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DIRECTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THAT THE CITY MANAGER CITY-INITIATE THE VACATION OF PORTIONS OF LAWTON DRIVE BETWEEN PROSPECT STREET AND WEST YANDELL DRIVE AND UPSON DRIVE BETWEEN PORFIRIO DIAZ STREET AND WEST YANDELL DRIVE, AND TO FORMALLY DEDICATE THESE TRIANGULAR AREAS AS AN EXTENSION OF MUNDY PARK. [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: 13B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action directing the Environmental Services Department, in consultation with the City Attorney's Office, to present a model ordinance to City Council - within 12 weeks - for consideration concerning the banning or reduction of retail plastic bag use. The Environmental Services Department is encouraged to meet with, and seek input from, community stakeholders an  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION DIRECTING THE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, TO PRESENT A MODEL ORDINANCE TO CITY COUNCIL - WITHIN 12 WEEKS - FOR CONSIDERATION CONCERNING THE BANNING OR REDUCTION OF RETAIL PLASTIC BAG USE. THE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT IS ENCOURAGED TO MEET WITH, AND SEEK INPUT FROM, COMMUNITY STAKEHOLDERS AND RETAIL BUSINESSES. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

   
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: 14.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Presentation by West Miller, Regency Centers, on plans to revitalize the 8889 Gateway West property (aka Farah) into a retail center.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PRESENTATION BY WEST MILLER, REGENCY CENTERS, ON PLANS TO REVITALIZE THE 8889 GATEWAY WEST PROPERTY (AKA FARAH) INTO A RETAIL CENTER. (DISTRICT 3)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 15.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action regarding the requirement under the Ethics Ordinance that City Board and Commission members and the department heads and executive assistants annually file a financial disclosure form.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE REQUIREMENT UNDER THE ETHICS ORDINANCE THAT CITY BOARD AND COMMISSION MEMBERS AND THE DEPARTMENT HEADS AND EXECUTIVE ASSISTANTS ANNUALLY FILE A FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE FORM.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 16.  INTRODUCTION: An Ordinance amending Title 2 (Administration and Personnel), Chapter 2.92 (Ethics); to amend Section 2.92.070, Subsection A, to eliminate the requirement that financial disclosure forms be filed annually by City Board and Commission members and certain employees.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL), CHAPTER 2.92 (ETHICS); TO AMEND SECTION 2.92.070, SUBSECTION A, TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT THAT FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE FORMS BE FILED ANNUALLY BY CITY BOARD AND COMMISSION MEMBERS AND CERTAIN EMPLOYEES. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE, JOYCE A. WILSON, (915) 541-4071]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEETIN  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

"MTB1. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE MAY 13, 2008 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE MAY 13, 2008 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING. (ACTION 08-40)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB2.  Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-166 (Bus Windshields & Glass) to Curved Glass Distributors, H & J Alamo Auto Glass, MCI Service Parts, Inc., New Flyer Industries Canada ULC and Southwest Auto Glass, Inc.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-166 (BUS WINDSHIELDS & GLASS) TO CURVED GLASS DISTRIBUTORS, H & J ALAMO AUTO GLASS, MCI SERVICE PARTS, INC., NEW FLYER INDUSTRIES CANADA ULC AND SOUTHWEST AUTO GLASS, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $142,552.95. (ACTION 08-41)

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: CURVED GLASS DISTRIBUTORS

DERBY, CT

ITEMS: GROUP I 1, 8, & 9

GROUP II 6, 8, & 9

GROUP III 7

GROUP IV 14 & 15

GROUP V 3, 8, 10, 12, 13

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $17,010.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: H & J ALAMO AUTO GLASS

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: GROUP I 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10, 11, 12, & 13

GROUP II 3, 5, 10, & 11

GROUP III 1, 4, 8, & 9

GROUP IV 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, & 18

GROUP V 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, & 7

OPTION: TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT FOR TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN TWO YEARS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT.

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $21,055.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 3: MCI SERVICE PARTS, INC.

SCHAUMBURG, IL

ITEMS: GROUP I 6

GROUP V 9 & 11

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $969.65



AWARD TO: VENDOR 4: NEW FLYER INDUSTRIES CANADA ULC

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA, CANADA

ITEMS: GROUP II 7 & 12

GROUP III 2, 3, 5, 6, 10, & 11

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

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $3,508.00



AWARD TO: VENDOR 5: SOUTHWEST AUTO GLASS, INC .

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: GROUP II 1, 2, & 4

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $4,975.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600015 - 503118 - 40348

FUNDING SOURCE: MASS TRANSIT INVENTORY PURCHASE-VEHICLE MAINTENANCE SUPPLIES-SM INVENTORY

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $142,552.95

DISTRICTS: ALL



THIS CONTRACT THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH A TERM OF THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTHS.



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

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

CONTACT PERSON: TERRENCE FREIBURG, PURCHASING MANAGER, 541-4313

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB3.  Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-143 (Rebuild Electrical Components) to The Janek Corporation, Kirk's Automotive, Inc., Muncie Reclamation and Supply DBA Muncie Transit Supply, Prevost Car (US) Inc., and Wolff's Generators
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-143 (REBUILD ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS) TO THE JANEK CORPORATION, KIRK'S AUTOMOTIVE, INC., MUNCIE RECLAMATION AND SUPPLY DBA MUNCIE TRANSIT SUPPLY, PREVOST CAR (US) INC., AND WOLFF'S GENERATORS FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $667,280.55. (ACTION 08-42)

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1 THE JANEK CORPORATION

TUCKERTON, NJ

ITEMS: 2, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, AND 43

OPTION: 2 YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $52,665.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: KIRK'S AUTOMOTIVE, INC.

DETROIT, MI

ITEMS: 7, 10, 14, 15, 16, AND 23

OPTION: 1 YEAR

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $38,276.35

AWARD TO: VENDOR 3: MUNCIE RECLAMATION AND SUPPLY DBA

MUNCIE TRANSIT SUPPLY

MUNCIE, IN

ITEMS: 9, 11, 18, 22, AND 31

OPTION: 2 YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $54,603.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 4: PREVOST CAR (US) INC.

ELGIN, IL

ITEM: 27

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: 13,920.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 5: WOLFF'S GENERATORS EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 12, 17, 19, 20, 21, AND 24

OPTION: 1 YEAR

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $60,712.50

ITEM 13 WILL NOT BE AWARDED BECAUSE NO BIDS WERE SUBMITTED.



ITEM 42 WAS SUBMITTED AT THE EXACT SAME PRICE BY THE JANEK CORPORATION AND BY MUNCIE RECLAMATION AND SUPPLY. THE ITEM WILL BE AWARDED BY THE DRAWING OF LOTS BY THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD. ANNUAL AMOUNT $2,250.00.



ACCOUNT NO.: 60600015 - 503118 - 40348

FUNDING SOURCE: MASS TRANSIT INVENTORY PURCHASES-VEHICLE

MAINTENANCE SUPPLIES-SUN METRO INVENTORY

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $667,280.55

DISTRICTS: ALL



THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTHS.

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



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

CONTACT PERSON: TERRENCE FREIBURG, PURCHASING MANAGER, 541-4313.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB4.  Discussion and action on the appointment of Frank Lozano as an alternate member to the Citizens Advisory Committee.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPOINTMENT OF FRANK LOZANO AS AN ALTERNATE MEMBER TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE. (ACTION 08-43)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB5.  Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-154 (Engine Retro-Fit for 2004 New Flyer Bus) to Cummins Rocky Mountain
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-154 (ENGINE RETRO-FIT FOR 2004 NEW FLYER BUS) TO CUMMINS ROCKY MOUNTAIN FOR A TOTAL AWARD OF $81,567.80. (ACTION 08-44)

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: CUMMINS ROCKY MOUNTAIN

EL PASO, TX

ITEM: PART A - TRIAL ENGINE RETRO-FIT (1 BUS)

TOTAL AWARD: $81,567.80

OPTION: PART B - OPTION TO PURCHASE UP 24 ADDITIONAL UNITS AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN 365 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT ($1,852,649.28).

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600006 - 502228 - 40345

FUNDING SOURCE: TRANSIT AINTENANCE-VEH/HEAVY EQUIP-SUN METRO GENERAL OPERATIONS

TOTAL AWARD: $81,567.80

DISTRICT(S): ALL

THIS IS A UNIT PRICE CONTRACT.

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

CONTACT PERSON: TERRENCE FREIBURG, PURCHASING MANAGER, 541-4313.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB6.  Discussion and Action on forming the Ad Hoc New Freedom / Job Access and Reverse Commute Program Funds Advisory Board to advise on expenditures in relation to Sun Metro. This body shall be comprised of one appointment from each member of the Mass Transit Board.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON FORMING THE AD HOC NEW FREEDOM / JOB ACCESS AND REVERSE COMMUTE PROGRAM FUNDS ADVISORY BOARD TO ADVISE ON EXPENDITURES IN RELATION TO SUN METRO. THIS BODY SHALL BE COMPRISED OF ONE APPOINTMENT FROM EACH MEMBER OF THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD. (CONTACT: REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA 915-541-4701) (ACTION 08-45)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB7.  Director's Report on operations, maintenance, financial update, fleet and service.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

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

   
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