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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING
Date: 7/15/2008
 
   
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 JULY 8, 2008, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING FOR JULY 9, 2008 (BUDGET HEARINGS).

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 8, 2008, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING FOR JULY 9, 2008 (BUDGET HEARINGS).

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

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND EP PARK HILLS II, LTD, A TEXAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, FOR THE PURCHASE OF A 0.355 ACRE PARCEL OF LAND, MORE OR LESS, BEING A PORTION OF TRACT 1, H.G. FOSTER SURVEY NO. 258, FOR THE OJO DE AGUA CHANNEL PROJECT.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND EP PARK HILLS II, LTD, A TEXAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, FOR THE PURCHASE OF A 0.355 ACRE PARCEL OF LAND, MORE OR LESS, BEING A PORTION OF TRACT 1, H.G. FOSTER SURVEY NO. 258, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FOR THE OJO DE AGUA CHANNEL PROJECT. PROJECT #: PSTM06 PW56-0; FUND: 27264; DEPARTMENT: 14200500; ACCOUNT: 508000. (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVES AND ADOPTS THE ATTACHED EXHIBIT A, FACILITY RENTAL POLICY, THE ATTACHED EXHIBIT B, LIBRARY USE PRIORITIES AND FEE SCHEDULE FOR THE EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY, AND THE ATTACHED EXHIBIT C, EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY MEETING ROOM POLICY

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVES AND ADOPTS THE ATTACHED EXHIBIT A, FACILITY RENTAL POLICY, THE ATTACHED EXHIBIT B, LIBRARY USE PRIORITIES AND FEE SCHEDULE FOR THE EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY, AND THE ATTACHED EXHIBIT C, EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY MEETING ROOM POLICY, FOR THE PURPOSES OF ESTABLISHING POLICY AND FEES FOR USE OF THE EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY BUILDINGS BY INDIVIDUALS AND ENTITIES AND WAIVING FEES FOR EVENTS HELD BY ORGANIZATIONS SUCH AS THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING AND PROMOTING THE LIBRARY AND LIBRARY EVENTS, FUNDRAISING, OR PRESENTING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS BENEFITING THE LIBRARY. THE FACILITY RENTAL POLICY MAY BE USED AS THE SPECIAL EVENTS USE AGREEMENT AND MAY BE APPROVED BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[LIBRARY, CAROL BREY-CASIANO, (915) 543-5413]

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

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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] POSTPONED FROM 06-24-08 AND 07-01-08

"4. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: RIGOBERTO MENDEZ TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

RIGOBERTO MENDEZ TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT BY REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, DISTRICT 3. [REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, (915) 541-4572]

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: WILLIAM RICARDO SUAREZ TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION.

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

WILLIAM RICARDO SUAREZ BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JAMES R. RATCLIFF TO THE PHOTOGRAPHIC TRAFFIC SIGNAL ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM (PTSES) ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JAMES R. RATCLIFF TO THE PHOTOGRAPHIC TRAFFIC SIGNAL ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM (PTSES) ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5.

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

"5C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JOSE LUIS CARBONELL TO THE EL PASO HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JOSE LUIS CARBONELL TO THE EL PASO HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"6. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUND: THAT THE TAX REFUNDS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT A)

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

JULY 15, 2008

A. PEBBLE HILLS PLAZA IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,678.59 OVERPAYMENT OF

2006 TAXES. (PID #C050-999-2660-4900).

B. FIS TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,757.85 OVERPAYMENT OF

2007 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-1810-0200).

C. FIS TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,820.62 OVERPAYMENT OF

2006 TAXES. (PID #E073-999-000S-2300).

D. FIS TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $15,394.20 OVERPAYMENT OF

2007 TAXES. (PID #F609-999-0110-2700).

E. DR. PASCHAL OR MARGARET IKE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,024.63

OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #P481-999-0270-0300).

F. DR. PASCHAL OR MARGARET IKE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,565.75

OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #P654-999-0780-0100).

G. FIS TAX SERVICES ON BEHALF OF PIONEER BANK IN THE AMOUNT OF

$4,730.56 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES.

(PID #585-000-0190-1900).

H. DR. PASCHAL OR MARGARET IKE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,013.45

OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #P654-999-0780-2400).

I. CITIMORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,675.90 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007

TAXES. (PID #S814-999-0120-1600).

J. FIS TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,076.64 OVERPAYMENT OF

2007 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-5420-0200).

K. MORTGAGE SERVICE CENTER IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,275.84

OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-5490-4300).

"7. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS, ETC.: REQUEST APPROVAL FOR THE PURCHASING MANAGER TO REJECT THE BID SUBMITTED FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2008-192 (ARMORED CAR SERVICES - STREETS & SUN METRO).

ACTION TAKEN: REJECTED

REQUEST APPROVAL FOR THE PURCHASING MANAGER TO REJECT THE BID SUBMITTED FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2008-192 (ARMORED CAR SERVICES - STREETS & SUN METRO). FINANCIAL SERVICES AND THE STREET DEPARTMENT REQUEST THAT THE BID BE REJECTED BECAUSE IT EXCEEDED BUDGETED APPROPRIATIONS. THIS ITEM WILL BE RE-BID. (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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8.  INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER: An Ordinance changing the zoning of the following real property described as: Parcel 1: : a portion of Section 27, Block 79, and, Parcel 2: a portion of Section 27, Block 79, north of Montana and west of Rich Beem Boulevard, ZON08-00034
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

8. 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.

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF SECTION 27, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM P-R I (PLANNED RESIDENTIAL I) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS; AND, PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF SECTION 27, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM P-R I (PLANNED RESIDENTIAL I) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL), AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF MONTANA AND WEST OF RICH BEEM BOULEVARD. APPLICANTS: JNC LAND DEVELOPMENT, LP. ZON08-00034 (DISTRICT 5) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 5, 2008, FOR ITEM 8

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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on authorizing the City Manager to sign a tax-exempt lease-purchase agreement with Banc of America Public Capital Corp (''BAPCC'')
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A TAX-EXEMPT LEASE-PURCHASE AGREEMENT WITH BANC OF AMERICA PUBLIC CAPITAL CORP (''BAPCC'') IN A PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $9,767,054 TO FINANCE THE ENERGY-EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO CONVENTION CENTER. IT IS ALSO REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY AND ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THIS LEASE-PURCHASE AGREEMENT WHICH ARE NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT THE INTENT OF THIS AGREEMENT. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4293]

   
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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action that the City exercises its option to initiate a guaranteed performance contract through Solicitation No. 2007-073R (City-Wide Energy and Operational Savings Program) with Johnson Controls, Inc.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY EXERCISES ITS OPTION TO INITIATE A GUARANTEED PERFORMANCE CONTRACT THROUGH SOLICITATION NO. 2007-073R (CITY-WIDE ENERGY AND OPERATIONAL SAVINGS PROGRAM) WITH JOHNSON CONTROLS, INC. PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE AWARD APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL ON AUGUST 28, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: JOHNSON CONTROLS, INC.

IRVING TX

ITEMS: ALL

FUNDING SOURCE: STATE ENERGY CONSERVATION OFFICE (SECO) -

$5,000,000 BANC OF AMERICA PUBLIC CAPITAL CORP

LEASE - $9,767,054

TOTAL EST. AWARD: $14,767,054

DISTRICTS: ALL

AS A PART OF THIS AWARD, UPON THE REVIEW OF THE CITY ATTORNEY, THE DIRECTOR OF GENERAL SERVICES MAY WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION FROM CITY COUNCIL APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER EXECUTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE PROJECT WHICH ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW, DO NOT MAKE CHANGES TO THE PRICES AND ARE WITHIN THE APPROPRIATE BUDGET.

ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE REVIEW AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY RELATED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

[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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9C.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-067 (Janitorial Services - City Hall, El Paso Museum of History, and Northwest Corral) to The Eagle Janitorial Service
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-067 (JANITORIAL SERVICES - CITY HALL, EL PASO MUSEUM OF HISTORY, AND NORTHWEST CORRAL) TO THE EAGLE JANITORIAL SERVICE FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $759,848.43.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: THE EAGLE JANITORIAL SERVICE

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: ALL

ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $ 57,061.11 (3 MONTHS)

$247,610.64 (12 MONTHS)

$455,176.68 (21 MONTHS)

OPTION: 2 YEARS

ACCOUNT NO.: 31010326 - 502206 - 01101

31010327 - 502206 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT, BUILDING MAINTENANCE

DIVISION

TOTAL EST. AWARD: $759,848.43

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A 36-MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND GENERAL SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE EAGLE JANITORIAL SERVICE, 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 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Castro DID NOT VOTE
5 Rep. Quintana DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Lots 17 to 20, Block 3, Miraflor Addition, 503½ South Estrella Street, ZON08-00010
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Lots 52 and 53, 8058 San Jose Road, ZON08-00021
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance vacating a portion of Denver Street (70' wide public right-of-way), Denver Street east of Murchison Drive and west of Idaho Street, SUB07-00111
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE VACATING A PORTION OF DENVER STREET (70' WIDE PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY), CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. LOCATION: DENVER STREET EAST OF MURCHISON DRIVE AND WEST OF IDAHO STREET. APPLICANT: 1810 MURCHISON, L.P. SUB07-00111 (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MICHELLE PADILLA, (915) 541-4903

   
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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action that the Mayor be authorized to sign a First Amendment to an Interlocal Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and the El Paso County Community College District
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT, PASSED AND APPROVED MAY 22, 2007, TO ALLOW THE EL PASO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT TO CONSTRUCT THE PARKING LOT AT THE NORTHWEST CAMPUS AND THE CITY CONTRIBUTE TO THE COSTS AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,000,000. (DISTRICT 1) [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 NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that City Council amend the City's 2007 - 2008 Annual Action Plan of the Consolidated Plan for 2005 - 2010 by adding one new homeownership assistance activity, Affordable Housing Credit Union Service Organization - Individual Development Account Program
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT CITY COUNCIL AMEND THE CITY'S 2007 - 2008 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN OF THE CONSOLIDATED PLAN FOR 2005 - 2010 BY ADDING ONE NEW HOMEOWNERSHIP ASSISTANCE ACTIVITY, AFFORDABLE HOUSING CREDIT UNION SERVICE ORGANIZATION - INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNT PROGRAM, TOTALING $125,000, TO THE 33RD YEAR (2007 - 2008) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY AGREEMENTS OR RELATED DOCUMENTS UPON APPROVAL BY THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE AND DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT AND TO TAKE ANY ACTIONS NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THE INTENT OF THE RESOLUTION. (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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX1.  Discussion and action regarding the legal issues and options for the City pertaining to the property located at 118 Northwind. (551.071)
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE LEGAL ISSUES AND OPTIONS FOR THE CITY PERTAINING TO THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 118 NORTHWIND. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, CHARLIE MCNABB, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX2.  Discussion regarding the following lawsuits entitled: Ray E. Gilbert, Jr., Joe A. Dominguez, Charles P. Cavretta, M.D. vs. City of El Paso and El Paso Water Utilities Public Service Board; Cause No. 2008-2030. (551.071)
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION REGARDING THE FOLLOWING LAWSUITS ENTITLED: RAY E. GILBERT, JR., JOE A. DOMINGUEZ, CHARLES P. CAVRETTA, M.D. VS. CITY OF EL PASO AND EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD; CAUSE NO. 2008-2030. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, LAURA P. GORDON, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX3.  El Paso Apartment Association, et al vs. City of El Paso and Edmund G. Archuleta in his Official Capacity as President and Chief Executive Officer of the El Paso Water Utilities Public Service Board; Cause No. EP-08-CA-0145. (551.071)
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

EL PASO APARTMENT ASSOCIATION, ET AL VS. CITY OF EL PASO AND EDMUND G. ARCHULETA IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD; CAUSE NO. EP-08-CA-0145. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, LAURA P. GORDON, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


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

"MTB1. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE JUNE 10, 2008 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE JUNE 10, 2008 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING. (ACTION 08-46)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
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 (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: MTB2.  Presentation made by Sun Metro recognizing Mathew Montoya for his outstanding efforts in producing a Public Service Announcement on ''Dump the Pump Day''.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PRESENTATION MADE BY SUN METRO RECOGNIZING MATHEW MONTOYA FOR HIS OUTSTANDING EFFORTS IN PRODUCING A PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT ON ''DUMP THE PUMP DAY''. (ACTION 08-47)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: MTB3.  Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-201 (Lift/Taxi Transportation Services - Re-Bid) to Checker Taxi Cab Company of El Paso, Inc.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-201 (LIFT/TAXI TRANSPORTATION SERVICES - RE-BID) TO CHECKER TAXI CAB COMPANY OF EL PASO, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $1,440,000. (ACTION 08-48)

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT

AWARD TO: VENDOR : CHECKER TAXI CAB COMPANY OF EL PASO,

INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $480,000

OPTION: TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT FOR TWO

ADDITIONAL YEARS, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE(S),

IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN

TWO YEARS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD.

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600010 - 502210 - 40345

FUNDING SOURCE: LIFT ADMINISTRATION-PURCHASED

TRANSPORTATION-SUN

METRO GENERAL OPERATIONS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $1,440,000

DISTRICT(S): ALL

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF 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 VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

   
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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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES

   
Item: MTB4.  Request approval for the Purchasing Manager to reject the bid submitted for Solicitation No. 2008-192 (Armored Car Services - Streets & Sun Metro).
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: REJECTED

REQUEST APPROVAL FOR THE PURCHASING MANAGER TO REJECT THE BID SUBMITTED FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2008-192 (ARMORED CAR SERVICES - STREETS & SUN METRO). FINANCIAL SERVICES AND SUN METRO REQUEST THAT THE BID BE REJECTED BECAUSE IT EXCEEDED BUDGETED APPROPRIATIONS. THIS ITEM WILL BE RE-BID. (ACTION 08-49)

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

   
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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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES

   
Item: MTB5.  Discussion and action that the City Engineer is authorized to notify SamCorp General Contractors and Hartford Fire Insurance Company that the City is terminating Contract No. 2007-151 for the Sun Metro CNG/LNG facility pursuant to the provisions and requirements of 6.9, General Conditions of the Contract
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY ENGINEER IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY SAMCORP GENERAL CONTRACTORS AND HARTFORD FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2007-151 FOR THE SUN METRO CNG/LNG FACILITY 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 JULY 15, 2008. AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER SHALL FILE A CLAIM WITH HARTFORD FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY FOR PERFORMANCE OF CONTRACT NO. 2007-151 PURSUANT TO THE PERFORMANCE BOND ISSUED FOR CONTRACT NO. 2007-151. 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. 2007-151 BY HARTFORD FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY. (ACTION 08-50)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

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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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES

   
Item: MTB6.  Director's Report on operations, maintenance, fleet and service.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

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

   
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