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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 6/24/2008
 
   
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 17, 2008, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 14, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 17, 2008, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 14, 2008.

[MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN,JR.

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE THIRD AMENDMENT TO THE AIRLINE OPERATING AGREEMENT AND TERMINAL BUILDING LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AIR WISCONSIN AIRLINES CORPORATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF EXTENDING THE TERM TO AUGUST 31, 2009, AND REPLACING EXHIBITS A, B-1, AND B-2.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE THIRD AMENDMENT TO THE AIRLINE OPERATING AGREEMENT AND TERMINAL BUILDING LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AIR WISCONSIN AIRLINES CORPORATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF EXTENDING THE TERM TO AUGUST 31, 2009, AND REPLACING EXHIBITS A, B-1, AND B-2. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RESTATED GENERAL AVIATION NON-COMMERCIAL GROUND LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND C&M AIRWAYS, INC. (''LESSEE'') REGARDING THE FOLLOWING PREMISES: THE EAST ½ OF LOT 23 AND ALL OF LOT 24, BLOCK 4, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS, UNIT 2, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, COMMONLY KNOWN AS 7335 BOEING DRIVE.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RESTATED GENERAL AVIATION NON-COMMERCIAL GROUND LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND C&M AIRWAYS, INC. (''LESSEE'') REGARDING THE FOLLOWING PREMISES: THE EAST ½ OF LOT 23 AND ALL OF LOT 24, BLOCK 4, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS, UNIT 2, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, COMMONLY KNOWN AS 7335 BOEING DRIVE. (DISTRICT 3)

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

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE NEW O.P.E.P BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF OCHOA STREET BETWEEN FIRST STREET AND PAISANO DRIVE FROM 2:00 P.M. SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2008, TO 2:00 A.M. SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE NEW O.P.E.P BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF OCHOA STREET BETWEEN FIRST STREET AND PAISANO DRIVE FROM 2:00 P.M. SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2008, TO 2:00 A.M. SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2008. (DISTRICT 8)

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

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND ACCEPT A PERPETUAL EASEMENT AGREEMENT WITH EL PASO COUNTY WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT IN THE DISTRICT'S NEMEXAS DRAINAGE CANAL TO CONSTRUCT, MAINTAIN, AND USE A TRAFFIC ''ROUND ABOUT'' ON AND ACROSS THAT PORTION OF DISTRICT PROPERTY AS MORE PARTICULARLY SHOWN IN EXHIBIT B OF THE AGREEMENT.

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND ACCEPT A PERPETUAL EASEMENT AGREEMENT WITH EL PASO COUNTY WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT IN THE DISTRICT'S NEMEXAS DRAINAGE CANAL TO CONSTRUCT, MAINTAIN, AND USE A TRAFFIC ''ROUND ABOUT'' ON AND ACROSS THAT PORTION OF DISTRICT PROPERTY AS MORE PARTICULARLY SHOWN IN EXHIBIT B OF THE AGREEMENT. THE COST TO THE CITY IS $46,105.70. (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY ENGINEER, IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY SAMCORP GENERAL CONTRACTORS AND HARTFORD FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2005 256

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY ENGINEER, IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY SAMCORP GENERAL CONTRACTORS AND HARTFORD FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2005 256 PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OF 6.9, GENERAL CONDITIONS, OF THE CONTRACT, DUE TO DEFAULT OF SAMCORP GENERAL CONTRACTORS FOR FAILING TO PROVIDE THE CONTRACTED SERVICES AND THAT THE TERMINATION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AS OF JUNE 24, 2008. AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER SHALL FILE A CLAIM WITH HARTFORD FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY FOR COMPLETION OF CONTRACT NO. 2005-256 PURSUANT TO THE PERFORMANCE BOND ISSUED FOR CONTRACT NO. 2005-256. AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY TAKE OVER AGREEMENTS OR RELATED DOCUMENTS AND TO TAKE ANY ACTION NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THE TAKE OVER OF THE PERFORMANCE OF CONTRACT NO. 2005-256 BY HARTFORD FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY. (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY SUN CITY TOWING AND RECOVERY L.P., THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2006-042 PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION C 18A OF THE CONTRACT CLAUSES DUE TO CONVENIENCE AND THAT THE TERMINATION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AS OF JUNE 24, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY SUN CITY TOWING AND RECOVERY L.P., THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2006-042 PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION C 18A OF THE CONTRACT CLAUSES DUE TO CONVENIENCE AND THAT THE TERMINATION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AS OF JUNE 24, 2008. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313

"3H. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN CONSENT TO ASSIGNMENT OF THE CONTRACT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TRANSMOUNTAIN OIL COMPANY, L.C. (''ASSIGNOR''), AND WESTERN REFINING WHOLESALE, INC. (''ASSIGNEE'') WITH RESPECT TO THE CITY OF EL PASO CONTRACT NO. 2003-179 VEHICLE FUELING-OFFSITE FOR CITY VEHICLES AND CONTRACT NO. 2003-205 AUTOMOTIVE FUEL, DIESEL AND UNLEADED FOR CITY STORAGE TANKS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN CONSENT TO ASSIGNMENT OF THE CONTRACT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TRANSMOUNTAIN OIL COMPANY, L.C. (''ASSIGNOR''), AND WESTERN REFINING WHOLESALE, INC. (''ASSIGNEE'') WITH RESPECT TO THE CITY OF EL PASO CONTRACT NO. 2003-179 VEHICLE FUELING-OFFSITE FOR CITY VEHICLES AND CONTRACT NO. 2003-205 AUTOMOTIVE FUEL, DIESEL AND UNLEADED FOR CITY STORAGE TANKS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

"3I. RESOLUTION: TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION AND ANY RELATED DOCUMENTATION TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE TRANSPORTATION BORDER CONGESTION RELIEF PROGRAM UTILIZING THE TEXAS TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE'S UNIVERSAL FREIGHT SHUTTLE CONCEPT.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION AND ANY RELATED DOCUMENTATION TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE TRANSPORTATION BORDER CONGESTION RELIEF PROGRAM UTILIZING THE TEXAS TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE'S UNIVERSAL FREIGHT SHUTTLE CONCEPT. THERE IS NO COST TO THE CITY.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES, SAID LARBI-CHERIF, (915) 858-3842]

"3J. RESOLUTION: TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO APPROVE THE FY 2009-2013 STRATEGIC PLAN FOR THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO APPROVE THE FY 2009-2013 STRATEGIC PLAN FOR THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"3K. RESOLUTION: TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO APPROVE THE FY 2009-2013 STRATEGIC PLAN FOR THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF HISTORY.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO APPROVE THE FY 2009-2013 STRATEGIC PLAN FOR THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF HISTORY. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"3L. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION WHEREIN THE CITY SHALL PAY THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION $25,078 FOR THE PUBLIC PURPOSE OF ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL BENEFITS FOR THE CITY, EXPENSES RELATED TO THE INCLUSION OF EL PASO PARTICIPANTS, AND PRODUCTION OF ONE CONCERT SHOWCASING EL PASO ARTISTS AS PART OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION'S EXHIBIT ''A CELEBRATION OF TEXAS MUSIC, FOOD AND WINE'' AT THE 2008 SMITHSONIAN FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"3M. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO ACCEPTS THE DEEDS ON SIX PARCELS FOR THE SINGH ROAD EXTENSION.

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO ACCEPTS THE DEEDS ON SIX PARCELS FOR THE SINGH ROAD EXTENSION. (DISTRICT 6) [STREET DEPARTMENT, DARYL COLE, (915) 621-6750]

"4A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: GRACIA M. SANDOVAL TO THE CITY-COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

GRACIA M. SANDOVAL TO THE CITY-COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8.

[REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4400

"4B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MARIANNE CAMPBELL TO THE CITY-COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

MARIANNE CAMPBELL TO THE CITY-COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5.

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

"4C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: RAFAEL HERNANDO III TO THE CITY ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

RAFAEL HERNANDO III TO THE CITY ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5.

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

"5. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-194 (DORBANDT STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS) TO J & J GENERAL CONTRACTING, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-194 (DORBANDT STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS) TO J & J GENERAL CONTRACTING, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $409,689.05.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

AWARD TO: J & J GENERAL CONTRACTING, INC.

EL PASO, TX

BASE BID I: $350,471.46

BASE BID II: $33,794.44

BASE BID III: $25,423.15

ACCOUNT NO.: 14200403 - 508027 - 29123 - PBE04ST108

31255008 - 508027 - 27695 - PBE04ST108

FUNDING SOURCE: 2004 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS AND

PSB FUNDED CAPITAL PROJECT

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $409,689.05

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 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 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. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin NOT PRESENT
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 3G.  RESOLUTION: That the City Manager be authorized to sign Consent to Assignment of the contract by and between the City of El Paso, Frontera Sanitation, LLC, (''Assignor'') and Hot Properties, Inc. a/k/a Sarabia's Portable Jons (''Assignee'') with respect to the City of El Paso Contract No. 2007-135 for Rental of Portable Restrooms until September 30, 2008, and that the Contract be mutually termin  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN CONSENT TO ASSIGNMENT OF THE CONTRACT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, FRONTERA SANITATION, LLC, (''ASSIGNOR'') AND HOT PROPERTIES, INC. A/K/A SARABIA'S PORTABLE JONS (''ASSIGNEE'') WITH RESPECT TO THE CITY OF EL PASO CONTRACT NO. 2007-135 FOR RENTAL OF PORTABLE RESTROOMS UNTIL SEPTEMBER 30, 2008, AND THAT THE CONTRACT BE MUTUALLY TERMINATED FOR CONVENIENCE ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2008. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 6A.  INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER: An Ordinance amending Title 2 (Administration and Personnel) of the El Paso City Code to delete Chapter 2.06 (Bond Overview Advisory Committee) in its entirety.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO DELETE CHAPTER 2.06 (BOND OVERVIEW ADVISORY COMMITTEE) IN ITS ENTIRETY. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JULY 1, 2008, FOR ITEMS 6A

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 6B.  - 6H. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

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

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

6B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.030 (SCHEDULE III - PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON CERTAIN STREETS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD MIRANDA COURT. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

6C. 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 K: NO PARKING 7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M., SCHOOL DAYS ONLY, OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING STONEHAVEN DRIVE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 7) [ENGINEERING,/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

6D. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED AND ANY OTHER NECESSARY DOCUMENTS AS REQUIRED FOR THE SALE AND CONVEYANCE AS RECOMMENDED BY THE EL PASO WATER UTILITIES FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY TO G H DAIRY-EL PASO, THE SOLE AND HIGHEST BIDDER, SUCH LAND TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 9.635 ACRES OF LAND OUT OF A PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 1, RIVERSIDE INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL CENTER, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, LOCATED IN THE MISSION VALLEY AREA OF EL PASO BETWEEN PAN AMERICAN DRIVE AND SOUTHSIDE DRIVE. (DISTRICT 6)

[EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, ROBERT D. ANDRON, (915) 594-5607]

6E. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED AND ANY OTHER NECESSARY DOCUMENTS AS REQUIRED FOR THE SALE AND CONVEYANCE AS RECOMMENDED BY THE EL PASO WATER UTILITIES FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY TO EL PASO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, SUCH LAND TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 14.7482 ACRES OF LAND OUT OF A PORTION OF SECTION 22, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, LOCATED IN NORTHEAST EL PASO NEAR I-10 AND SEAN HAGGERTY. (DISTRICT 4) [EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, ROBERT D. ANDRON, (915) 594-5607]

6F. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED AND ANY OTHER NECESSARY DOCUMENTS AS REQUIRED FOR THE SALE AND CONVEYANCE AS RECOMMENDED BY THE EL PASO WATER UTILITIES FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY TO EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY, SUCH LAND TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 14.6275 ACRES OF LAND OUT OF A PORTION OF TRACT 1A, SECTION 11, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, LOCATED IN NORTHEAST EL PASO NEAR STAN ROBERTS SR. AVENUE. (DISTRICT 4)

[EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, ROBERT D. ANDRON, (915) 594-5607]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JULY 1, 2008, FOR ITEMS 6B- 6F

6G. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 17 TO 20, BLOCK 3, MIRAFLOR ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-3 (APARTMENT) TO A-O (APARTMENT-OFFICE) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 503½ SOUTH ESTRELLA STREET. APPLICANT: J & L UNIQUE HOMES, INC. ZON08-00010 (DISTRICT 8)

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

6H. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOTS 52 AND 53, SAN JOSE ADDITION REPLAT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-2 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8058 SAN JOSE ROAD. APPLICANT: IRENE YGLESIAS. ZON08-00021 (DISTRICT 7)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JULY 15, 2008, FOR ITEMS 6G - 6H

PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD AS PART OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING THAT 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 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin NOT PRESENT
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 7A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-162 (Carnegie Avenue - Street & Drainage Improvements) to Southwest Growth, Inc.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-162 (CARNEGIE AVENUE - STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS) TO SOUTHWEST GROWTH, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $3,299,044.80.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: SOUTHWEST GROWTH, CORP.

EL PASO, TX

BASE BID I: $1,890,975.05 OPTION 1: $378,833.40

BASE BID II: $375,520.26 OPTION 2: $327,738.60

BASE BID III: $171,430.00

BASE BID IV: $14,950.00

BASE BID V: $136,832.49

BASE BID VI: $2,765.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 99331117 - 508027 - 27263 - PCP06ST010

FUNDING SOURCE: 2006 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $3,299,044.80

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 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 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. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin NOT PRESENT
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 7B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-184 (Open Space Enhancements) to Accent Landscape Contractors, Inc.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-184 (OPEN SPACE ENHANCEMENTS) TO ACCENT LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $693,768.69.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

AWARD TO: ACCENT LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS, INC.

EL PASO, TX

BASE BID: $693,768.69

ACCOUNT NO.: 14200403 - 508027 - 29139 - PBE04ST124B

14200403 - 508027 - 29139 - PBE04ST124C

FUNDING SOURCE: 2004 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $693,768.69

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 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 AND WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL OF UNIT PRICES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM.

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

THIS IS A LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7C.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-198 (Upper Valley Drainage Improvements Phase III - Redd/Mulberry) to J.A.R. Concrete, Inc. d/b/a J.A.R. Construction, Inc.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-198 (UPPER VALLEY DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS PHASE III - REDD/MULBERRY) TO J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC. D/B/A J.A.R. CONSTRUCTION, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $5,995,295.28.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

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

EL PASO, TX

BASE BID I: $3,355,878.98

BASE BID II $2,489,778.10

BASE BID III $120,583.20

BASE BID OPTION I $29,055.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 14200500 - 508027 - 27264 - PSTM06 PW26-0A

FUNDING SOURCE: STORM 2006

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $5,995,295.28

DISTRICT: 1

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 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. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin NOT PRESENT
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

POSTPONED FROM 06-10-08 AND 06-17-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 8B.  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, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, pursuant to Section 20.14.070 of the El Paso City Code. 2701 and 2725 N. Mesa Street.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

POSTPONED FROM 06-10-08 AND 06-17-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9A.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a Developer's Participation Agreement between the City of El Paso and El Paso Glory Road, LLC
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER 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 FROM FISCAL YEAR 2003 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 212.071. (DISTRICT 1)

[ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423] POSTPONED FROM 06-10-08 AND 06-17-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9B.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Pedestrian Easement Agreement with El Paso Glory Road, LLC, for an eighteen-foot strip of land, a 0.0487 acre parcel more or less, out of a portion of Lots 4 and 5, Block 224, of the Alexander Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, and accept a Warranty Deed from El Paso Glory Road, LLC, c  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PEDESTRIAN EASEMENT AGREEMENT WITH EL PASO GLORY ROAD, LLC, FOR AN EIGHTEEN-FOOT STRIP OF LAND, A 0.0487 ACRE PARCEL MORE OR LESS, OUT OF A PORTION OF LOTS 4 AND 5, BLOCK 224, OF THE ALEXANDER ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND ACCEPT A WARRANTY DEED FROM EL PASO GLORY ROAD, LLC, CONVEYING A 0.0127 ACRE PARCEL OF LAND BEING A PORTION OF LOTS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, AND 6 OF BLOCK 224 OF THE ALEXANDER ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND BEING MORE FULLY DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS IN THE WARRANTY DEED. THE TOTAL COST TO THE CITY IS $70,000. (DISTRICT 1)

[ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423] POSTPONED FROM 06-17-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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). 11355 Pellicano Drive. ZON08-00013
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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] POSTPONED FROM 06-17-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Discussion and action on an appeal from property owners in the Austin Terrace Historic District regarding a decision rendered by the Historic Landmark Commission (HLC) on March 17, 2008, to approve the construction of a new residence at 111 Pennsylvania.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CARRIED TO GRANT THE APPEAL TO OVERTURN THE RULING OF THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION DATED MARCH 17, 2008.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN APPEAL FROM PROPERTY OWNERS IN THE AUSTIN TERRACE HISTORIC DISTRICT REGARDING A DECISION RENDERED BY THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION (HLC) ON MARCH 17, 2008, TO APPROVE THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW RESIDENCE AT 111 PENNSYLVANIA

(DISTRICT 2) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, VICTOR Q. TORRES, (915) 541-4145]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Public Hearing and discuss and action on program performance and on the Proposed Annual Action Plan 2008-2009 of the Consolidated Plan for 2005-2010 and adoption of a Final Action Plan for 2008-2009, including the 34th Year (2008-2009) Community Development Block Grant Program, FY 2008 Emergency Shelter Grant Program, and FY 2008 HOME Investment Partnerships Prog  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PUBLIC HEARING AND DISCUSS AND ACTION ON PROGRAM PERFORMANCE AND ON THE PROPOSED ANNUAL ACTION PLAN 2008-2009 OF THE CONSOLIDATED PLAN FOR 2005-2010 AND ADOPTION OF A FINAL ACTION PLAN FOR 2008-2009, INCLUDING THE 34TH YEAR (2008-2009) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM, FY 2008 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM, AND FY 2008 HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM BUDGETS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 12A.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Council, having conducted a public hearing in order to receive comments on program performance and on the Proposed Annual Action Plan 2008-2009 of the Consolidated Plan for 2005-2010, hereby adopts a Final Action Plan for 2008-2009, including the 34th Year (2008-2009) Community Development Block Grant Program, F  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL, HAVING CONDUCTED A PUBLIC HEARING IN ORDER TO RECEIVE COMMENTS ON PROGRAM PERFORMANCE AND ON THE PROPOSED ANNUAL ACTION PLAN 2008-2009 OF THE CONSOLIDATED PLAN FOR 2005-2010, HEREBY ADOPTS A FINAL ACTION PLAN FOR 2008-2009, INCLUDING THE 34TH YEAR (2008-2009) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM, FY 2008 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM, AND FY 2008 HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM BUDGETS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12B.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign and submit to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) the Annual Action Plan 2008-2009; all certifications contained therein; and to sign all documents related to the implementation and performance of the activities contained in the 2008-2009 Annual Action Plan and cor  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND SUBMIT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD) THE ANNUAL ACTION PLAN 2008-2009; ALL CERTIFICATIONS CONTAINED THEREIN; AND TO SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE IMPLEMENTATION AND PERFORMANCE OF THE ACTIVITIES CONTAINED IN THE 2008-2009 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN AND CORRESPONDING PROGRAMS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4643]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action directing that the City Manager revise the El Paso City Code (Zoning) to permit LED billboard signs as a form of permitted off-premise advertising; that specific location and construction criterion be developed to permit these types of signs, including but not limited to, an exchange program that allows new or alteration of legal conforming signs to LED b  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO SEND TO THE LRC AND RETURN TO THE CITY COUNCIL WITHIN SIXTY DAYS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION DIRECTING THAT THE CITY MANAGER REVISE THE EL PASO CITY CODE (ZONING) TO PERMIT LED BILLBOARD SIGNS AS A FORM OF PERMITTED OFF-PREMISE ADVERTISING; THAT SPECIFIC LOCATION AND CONSTRUCTION CRITERION BE DEVELOPED TO PERMIT THESE TYPES OF SIGNS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, AN EXCHANGE PROGRAM THAT ALLOWS NEW OR ALTERATION OF LEGAL CONFORMING SIGNS TO LED BILLBOARD SIGNS IN EXCHANGE FOR THE REMOVAL OF THREE LEGAL CONFORMING OR NONCONFORMING OFF-PREMISE SIGNS; AND THAT SUCH CODE AMENDMENT BE PRESENTED TO CITY COUNCIL FOR FINALIZATION WITHIN A PERIOD OF THIRTY DAYS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14A.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action regarding the establishment of a neighborhood empowerment zone within the area described as the Texas Avenue - Alameda Street Revitalization Corridor.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NEIGHBORHOOD EMPOWERMENT ZONE WITHIN THE AREA DESCRIBED AS THE TEXAS AVENUE - ALAMEDA STREET REVITALIZATION CORRIDOR. (DISTRICTS 3, 6, 7, AND 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14B.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action regarding the establishment of a neighborhood empowerment zone and the delivery of incentives within the area described as the Dyer Street Revitalization Corridor.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NEIGHBORHOOD EMPOWERMENT ZONE AND THE DELIVERY OF INCENTIVES WITHIN THE AREA DESCRIBED AS THE DYER STREET REVITALIZATION CORRIDOR. (DISTRICTS 2 AND 4)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 15.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action of the use of procurement programs.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

DISCUSSION AND ACTION OF THE USE OF PROCUREMENT PROGRAMS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: Addition to the Agenda
   
 

"ADDN 1A. - 1E. 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.

1A. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE TO RIVER ELMS, LLC TO PLACE BENCHES AT BUS STOPS ON CITY RIGHTS OF WAY PURSUANT TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE; THE PENALTIES BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 13.20.110 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

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

1B. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE TO ALTA VISTA CONSTRUCTION GROUP, L.L.C. TO PLACE BENCHES AT BUS STOPS ON CITY RIGHTS OF WAY PURSUANT TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE; THE PENALTIES BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 13.20.110 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, RAYMOND TELLES, (915) 541-4550]

1C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE NON-EXCLUSIVE BUS BENCH FRANCHISE PREVIOUSLY GRANTED TO OLIVA MANUFACTURED HOME SALES, INC. DBA SOUTHWEST BENCH ADS BY ORDINANCE NUMBER 016796, TO REFLECT EL PASO BENCH ADS, LLC AS THE NEW FRANCHISEE; THE PENALTIES BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION13.20.110 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, RAYMOND TELLES, (915) 541-4550]

1D. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE NON-EXCLUSIVE BUS BENCH FRANCHISE PREVIOUSLY GRANTED TO OTTO H. MASER, JR. BY ORDINANCE NUMBER 016795, TO REFLECT EL PASO BENCH ADS, LLC AS THE NEW FRANCHISEE; THE PENALTIES BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 13.20.110 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

1E. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE NON-EXCLUSIVE BUS BENCH FRANCHISE PREVIOUSLY GRANTED TO BENCH ADS OF EL PASO, INC. BY ORDINANCE NUMBER 016793, TO REFLECT EL PASO BENCH ADS, LLC AS THE NEW FRANCHISEE; THE PENALTIES BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 13.20.110 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JULY 1, 2008, FOR THE ITEMS 1A -1E

PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD AS PART OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING THAT 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 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin NOT PRESENT
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX1.  Momar, L.P. vs. City of El Paso; Cause No. 2007-4830. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ACOSTA AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO TAKE ANY AND ALL ACTION TO PROTECT THE CITY’S INTEREST AND POSITION, BOTH AFFIRMATIVE AND DEFENSIVE, INCLUDING ENGAGING IN NEGOTIATIONS FOR SETTLEMENT, WHICH WILL BE PRESENTED TO COUNCIL FOR APPROVAL IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED MOMAR, L.P. VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2007-4830. THIS MOTION IS INTENDED TO GRANT BROAD AUTHORITY TO THE OFFICE OF THE CITY ATTORNEY TO TAKE ANY ACTION NECESSARY TO ADDRESS THESE MATTERS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, HIRE OUTSIDE COUNSEL TO DEFEND THE LAWSUIT AND INITIATE APPEALS.

MOMAR, L.P. VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2007-4830. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KARLA M. NIEMAN (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX2.  Discussion and action regarding the possible offer of financial or other incentives to Hawkins Regency, LLC. (551.087)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE QUINTANA, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO TAKE NO ACTION AT THIS TIME AND REFER THE ITEM BACK TO STAFF TO NEGOTIATE WITH THE COMPANY TO REMOVE THE BLIGHT, ADD ANTI-PRIVACY PROVISIONS, AND INCLUDE SOME MIXED USED DEVELOPMENT PROPOSALS AS AN OPTION.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE POSSIBLE OFFER OF FINANCIAL OR OTHER INCENTIVES TO HAWKINS REGENCY, LLC. (551.087) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIE A. TAYLOR, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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