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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL AND MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING
Date: 8/19/2008
 
   
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 AUGUST 12, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF AUGUST 12, 2008.

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

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A INDUSTRIAL SITE LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND LUIS AND YOLANDA CASILLAS (''LESSEE'') REGARDING THE FOLLOWING PREMISES: EAST 100 FEET OF LOT 10, BLOCK 8, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, WHICH IS MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 7729 LOCKHEED, EL PASO, TEXAS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A INDUSTRIAL SITE LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND LUIS AND YOLANDA CASILLAS (''LESSEE'') REGARDING THE FOLLOWING PREMISES: EAST 100 FEET OF LOT 10, BLOCK 8, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, WHICH IS MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 7729 LOCKHEED, EL PASO, TEXAS.

(DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE DIRECTOR OF AVIATION BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND SUBMIT GRANT APPLICATIONS AND RELATED DOCUMENTATION TO THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE DIRECTOR OF AVIATION BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND SUBMIT GRANT APPLICATIONS AND RELATED DOCUMENTATION TO THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA), AND BE DESIGNATED THE OFFICIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE CITY OF EL PASO TO ACT IN CONNECTION WITH THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THE AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (AIP), PROJECT NO. 3-48-0077-25-08; THAT UPON APPROVAL AND ISSUANCE OF SUCH GRANT BY THE FAA, THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO ACCEPT AND SIGN THE GRANT AGREEMENT, AND OTHER NECESSARY DOCUMENTS WHEN THE FORM AND SUBSTANCE OF THOSE DOCUMENTS HAS BEEN REVIEWED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE; PROVIDED THAT SUCH AUTHORIZATION SHALL INCLUDE THE ABILITY TO ACCEPT AND SIGN MULTIPLE AGREEMENTS AND DOCUMENTS, AS THE FAA GRANT MAY BE ISSUED IN VARIOUS DISBURSEMENTS; THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE AND SIGN ANY BUDGET TRANSFERS NEEDED TO ESTABLISH APPROPRIATIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THIS GRANT; AND THAT THE TOTAL GRANT AMOUNT SHALL INCLUDE A NOT-TO-EXCEED FEDERAL SHARE OF $1,302,079 AND A NOT-TO-EXCEED LOCAL SHARE OF $145,651, AND WILL BE UTILIZED FOR THE FOLLOWING PROJECT: RECONSTRUCTION OF TAXIWAY ''J'' AND ''M'' - THIS PROJECT WILL PROVIDE FOR THE TOTAL RECONSTRUCTION OF PORTIONS OF EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT'S TAXIWAYS ''J'' AND ''M'' AND INCLUDES THE REMOVAL OF EXISTING ASPHALT CONCRETE PAVEMENT AND REPLACEMENT WITH PORTLAND CEMENT CONCRETE PAVEMENT.

(DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT GRANTING AN UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT WITH TRANSFORMER SITE TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO THE MUNICIPAL SERVICES CENTER AT 7968 SAN PAULO DRIVE.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT GRANTING AN UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT WITH TRANSFORMER SITE TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO THE MUNICIPAL SERVICES CENTER AT 7968 SAN PAULO DRIVE. SAID PROPERTY BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF LOT 2, BLOCK 1, MUNICIPAL CENTER SUBDIVISION, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 7) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3D. RESOLUTION: SOLID WASTE LIENS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE SOLID WASTE LIENS ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT A) (DISTRICTS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, AND 8)

[ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

ATTACHMENT A

SOLID WASTE LIENS

AUGUST 19, 2008

5837 CORONADO RIDGE DRIVE $281.42 SADRIO O. & MARIA E. G. SOZER

(DISTRICT 1)

408 MESILLA VISTA LANE $254.57 MARIO TRUJILLO SR.

(DISTRICT 1)

412 MESILLA VISTA LANE $262.69 MARIO TRUJILLO SR.

(DISTRICT 1)

6552 RIO MIRA $328.72 ALEXANDRA A. POWERS

(DISTRICT 1) C/O ANN POWERS

1024 SHAWNEE $146.00 CHARLES & LUZMA V. WALK

(DISTRICT 1)

2702 PORTER $215.06 CORINA Y & 3 DUARTE

(DISTRICT 2)

4220 PERSHING DRIVE $120.34 ROBERT & 1 CAMPOS

(DISTRICT 2)

3606 TRUMAN AVENUE $295.71 ALICIA ROJAS & MARIA STOIBER

(DISTRICT 3)

5031 ROSA AVENUE $1,089.72 WILLIAM ERTMAN

(DISTRICT 3)

124 S. SEVILLE DRIVE $284.88 CESAR A. LOZANO

(DISTRICT 3)

5217 DEARBORNE DRIVE $215.06 JESUS G. HERMOSILLO

(DISTRICT 4)

10045 ONTARIO AVENUE $323.31 RAUL H. PAREDES

(DISTRICT 4)

4609 SUN VALLEY $226.21 DANIEL J. & SILKE SAELENS

(DISTRICT 4)

5628 WILL RUTH AVENUE $181.50 JACK C. VOWELL JR. (ET AL)

(DISTRICT 4)

2320 TIERRA NEGRA $209.65 HECTOR A. & 1 PEREZ-PACHECO

(DISTRICT 5)

11201 EBB TIDE $370.40 CONSUELO SAUCEDO

(DISTRICT 5)

LOT 1 (104544 SQ FT), BLOCK 16, CAPISTRANO PARK SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 6) $1,154.13 ALFONSO DIAZ (TR)

424 JOSEPH STREET $340.09 GONZALEZ REVOCABLE TRUST ES

(DISTRICT 6)

9741 LA MORENITA $244.83 GUADALUPE N. PORRAS

(DISTRICT 6)

2007 ATLANTA AVENUE $147.41 PAUL E. VASQUEZ

(DISTRICT 8)

401 FRANCIS $287.05 MANUEL & CARMEN VILLANUEVA

(DISTRICT 8)

421 KYLE STREET $285.42 LEOPOLDO & MARIA MARQUEZ

(DISTRICT 8)

1203 MAIN DRIVE $225.89 SANTIAGO E. AVILA

(DISTRICT 8)

3007 RIVERA $124.78 DANIEL LUEVANO

(DISTRICT 8)



3027 RIVERA $179.88 MARIA T. VILLALOBOS

(DISTRICT 8)

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY ADOPTS THE REVISED AND RESTATED ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT REFUND POLICY REGARDING SOLID WASTE SERVICES.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY ADOPTS THE REVISED AND RESTATED ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT REFUND POLICY REGARDING SOLID WASTE SERVICES. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RIO GRANDE SAFE COMMUNITIES COALITION, A DIVISION OF R.E. THOMASON HOSPITAL

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RIO GRANDE SAFE COMMUNITIES COALITION, A DIVISION OF R.E. THOMASON HOSPITAL, TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR A PROJECT ADDRESSED TO PREVENT UNDERAGE DRINKING AND PROMOTE AWARENESS ACTIVITIES. (ALL DISTRICTS) [POLICE DEPARTMENT, MARCO SPALLONI, (915) 564-7141]

"4. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: WILLIAM STAFFORD THURMOND TO THE PUBLIC UTILITY REGULATION BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

WILLIAM STAFFORD THURMOND TO THE PUBLIC UTILITY REGULATION BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

"5. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUND:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

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

ATTACHMENT B

TAX REFUNDS

AUGUST 19, 2008

A. INDY MAC BANK IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,340.33 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #C518-999-1280-0100).

B. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,795.16 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #C818-999-0730-0700).

C. JORGE & YVONNE ZAMARRIPA IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,795.20 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #C818-999-0730-0700).

D. HOMECOMINGS FINANCIAL, LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,984.12 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #C942-999-0080-3500).

E. JOSE A. HERNANDEZ IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,385.00 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #E014-999-0220-0600).

F. GABRIEL & MARIA M. SANCHEZ IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,503.36 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #H791-008-0070-1000).

G. SIERRA TITLE CO., IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,519.04 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #P654-999-1100-2900).

H. HOMECOMINGS FINANCIAL IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,956.55 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #M895-999-0040-3000).

I. CITY MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,672.91 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #T287-999-1200-2500).

J. EMC MORTGAGE CORP. IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,961.33 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-032A-0100).

K. CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC-SD IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,999.99 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #S075-000-0440-02B0).

"7. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-078 (ANTIFREEZE) TO WESTERN REFINING WHOLESALE

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-078 (ANTIFREEZE) TO WESTERN REFINING WHOLESALE FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $150,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: WESTERN REFINING WHOLESALE

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 1A, 1B, 2A AND 2B

ANNUAL EST. AMOUNT: $50,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 503121 - 45202

FUNDING SOURCE: FLEET SERVICES DIVISION AND SUN METRO

TOTAL EST. AWARD: $150,000

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A 36 MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT FOR ANTIFREEZE.

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

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

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 6.  PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: To approve the selection of F.T. James Construction, Inc. as the offeror that offers the best value for the City for the construction of Civic Center Plaza Renovation (Solicitation No. 2008-215)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST TO APPROVE THE SELECTION OF F.T. JAMES CONSTRUCTION, INC. AS THE OFFEROR THAT OFFERS THE BEST VALUE FOR THE CITY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF CIVIC CENTER PLAZA RENOVATION (SOLICITATION NO. 2008-215), AS PER RECOMMENDATIONS FROM CONVENTION AND PERFORMING ARTS CENTER AND ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT; AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER AND STAFF BE AUTHORIZED TO PROCEED WITH NEGOTIATIONS OF A CONTRACT IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 271.116, TEXAS LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE. (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 DID NOT VOTE
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8A.  - 8I. & 8K. - 8Q. 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.

8A. AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL), CHAPTER 2.08 (CITY PLAN COMMISSION), SECTION 2.08.010 (CREATION - MEMBERSHIP), TO RESTATE THE APPOINTMENT PROCESS FOR THE MEMBERSHIP TO BE IN CONFORMITY WITH THE CHARTER. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, VICTOR Q. TORRES, (915) 541-4557]

8B. AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL); CHAPTER 2.38 (BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION); TO AMEND SECTION 2.38.020 D (APPOINTMENT), TO NAME THE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT AS A DEPARTMENT TO WORK WITH THE COMMISSION. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, VICTOR Q. TORRES, (915) 541-4557]

8C. AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 5 (BUSINESS TAXES, LICENSES AND REGULATIONS) TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS THEREUNDER PERTAINING TO THE DUTIES AND STRUCTURE OF THE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT, AND THE DUTIES OF STAFF; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 5.08.180, 5.30.010, 5.32.160, 5.34.010, 5.44.270, 5.48.260, 5.54.160, 5.60.040, 5.72.120; 5.76.080, 5.84.250, 5.90.100, 5.100.100, 5.94.010, AND 1.08.010 - 1.08.030 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, VICTOR Q. TORRES, (915) 541-4557]

8D. AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 9 (HEALTH AND SAFETY) TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS PERTAINING TO THE DUTIES AND STRUCTURE TO THE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT, AND THE DUTIES OF THE STAFF; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 9.12.890, 9.32.150, 9.48.260, 9.50.130, 1.08.010 - 1.08.030, AND THROUGHOUT CHAPTER 9.52 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, VICTOR Q. TORRES, (915) 541-4557]

8E. AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC) TO AMEND CHAPTER 12.44 (STOPPING, STANDING, AND PARKING GENERALLY), SECTION 12.44.190 C (OFF-STREET PARKING REQUIREMENTS FOR FOREIGN CONSULATES AND APPURTENANT EXHIBITION HALLS), RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT AND STAFF; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, VICTOR Q. TORRES, (915) 541-4557]

8F. AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 13 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS, AND PUBLIC PLACES) TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS THEREUNDER PERTAINING TO THE DUTIES AND STRUCTURE OF THE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT, AND THE DUTIES OF THE STAFF; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 13.08.180, 13.12.260, 13.20.040, AND 1.08.010 - 1.08.030 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, VICTOR Q. TORRES, (915) 541-4557]

8G. AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 15 (PUBLIC SERVICES) TO AMEND CHAPTER 15.08 (STREET RENTALS), SECTION 15.08.120 (SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSES), RELATING TO DUTIES ASSIGNED TO THE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT AND THE DUTIES OF THE STAFF; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 15.08.125 AND 1.08.010 - 1.08.030 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, VICTOR Q. TORRES, (915) 541-4557]

8H. AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 17 (HOUSING) TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS PERTAINING TO THE DUTIES AND STRUCTURE OF THE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT, AND THE DUTIES OF THE STAFF; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 17.04.080 AND 1.08.010 - 1.08.030 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, VICTOR Q. TORRES, (915) 541-4557]

8I. AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION) TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS PERTAINING TO THE DUTIES STRUCTURE OF THE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT, AND THE DUTIES OF THE BUILDING OFFICIAL AND OTHER STAFF; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 18.44 (GRADING), AND SECTIONS THEREUNDER, TO PROVIDE FOR THE INPUT AND ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY OF THE CITY ENGINEER; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 18.44.240, 18.46.180, AND 1.08.010 - 1.08.030 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, AND THROUGHOUT EACH OF THE TECHNICAL CODES AS ADOPTED BY TITLE 18.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, VICTOR Q. TORRES, (915) 541-4557]

8K. AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 13 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS, AND PUBLIC PLACES), CHAPTER 13.36 (PARADES AND PUBLIC ASSEMBLIES); TO AMEND SECTIONS 13.36.030 C (PERMIT APPLICATION) AND 13.36.050 C (COSTS AND FEES) TO CLARIFY THE PROVISIONS FOR REFUNDING OVERPAYMENTS; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 1.08.010 - 1.08.030 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, VICTOR Q. TORRES, (915) 541-4557]

8L. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL), CHAPTER 2.77 (CITY TREE BOARD), SECTION 2.77.010 (COMMITTEE ESTABLISHED - MEMBERSHIP), SECTION 2.77.030 (DUTIES), SECTION 2.77.040 (MEMBERS SHALL HOLD NO OTHER PUBLIC OFFICE NOR RECEIVE COMPENSATION FOR THEIR SERVICE), SECTION 2.77.050 (QUORUM-FINAL ACTION). (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PARKS AND RECREATION, JOEL MCKNIGHT, (915) 541-4354]

8M. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 13 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS, PUBLIC PLACES), CHAPTER 13.25 (EL PASO ZOO), SECTION 13.25.010 (EL PASO ZOO FEES); ESTABLISHING ZOO ADMISSION, SPECIAL EVENTS AND FACILITY RENTAL FEES AND CREATING SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS; ADDING SPOUSES OF ACTIVE MILITARY TO MILITARY ADMISSION FEE REDUCTION; ADDING SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM FEES; AND LIMITING BLOCK ADVANCED TICKET PURCHASES; WITH PENALTIES NOT TO EXCEED $500 PER DAY PER VIOLATION AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 13.08.180 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[ZOO, STEVE MARSHALL, (915) 521-1850]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 26, 2008, FOR ITEMS 8A - 8I & 8K - 8M

8N. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON08-00038 TO ALLOW FOR RETAIL USES WITHIN THE SRR (SPECIAL RESIDENTIAL REVITALIZATION) ZONING DISTRICT ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 11, BLOCK 87, CAMPBELL ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, MORE COMMONLY KNOWN AS 700 SOUTH OREGON STREET, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.04.270 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. APPLICANT: A&R URBINA. ZON08 00038 (DISTRICT 8)

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

8O. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 23-A-3, A.F. MILLER SURVEY NO. 214, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-3 (COMMERCIAL) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: DE LEON DRIVE NORTH OF FIESTA DRIVE AND SOUTH OF MESA STREET. APPLICANT: ALBERT GOMEZ BUILDERS, INC. ZON08-00014 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

8P. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON08-00048 TO ALLOW FOR A PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT WITH REDUCED SETBACKS, AND REDUCED LOT DEPTH ON TRACT 23-A-3, A.F. MILLER SURVEY NO. 214, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.04.270 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: DE LEON DRIVE NORTH OF FIESTA DRIVE AND SOUTH OF MESA STREET. APPLICANT: ALBERT GOMEZ BUILDERS, INC. ZON08-00048 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

8Q. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF SECTION 39, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH ZARAGOZA ROAD AT RICH BEEM DRIVE. APPLICANT: RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD. ZON08-00015 (DISTRICT 5)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2008, FOR ITEMS 8N - 8Q

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

   
Item: 8J.  INTRODUCTION: An Ordinance repealing Ordinances Nos. 015703 and 016420 for the purpose of abolishing the Brownfields Redevelopment Board.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCES NOS. 015703 AND 016420 FOR THE PURPOSE OF ABOLISHING THE BROWNFIELDS REDEVELOPMENT BOARD. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719] POSTPONED FROM 08-05-08

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 26, 2008, FOR ITEM 8J

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the request that the Purchasing Manager for Financial Services, Purchasing Division, be authorized to exercise the City's option to extend Contract 2004-088R (800MHz Trunked Simulcast Radio System/800 MHz Conventional System Fixed Equipment Maintenance) which was awarded on August 29, 2006, to Motorola, Inc., for one additional year, from September 1,  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CONTRACT 2004-088R (800MHZ TRUNKED SIMULCAST RADIO SYSTEM/800 MHZ CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM FIXED EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE) WHICH WAS AWARDED ON AUGUST 29, 2006, TO MOTOROLA, INC., FOR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR, FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 2008, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2009. (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: 9B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-219 (Citywide Unpaved Street Improvements Phase III) to Martinez Bros. Contractors, L.L.C.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-219 (CITYWIDE UNPAVED STREET IMPROVEMENTS PHASE III) TO MARTINEZ BROS. CONTRACTORS, L.L.C., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $680,699.17.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: MARTINEZ BROS. CONTRACTORS, L.L.C.

EL PASO, TX

BASE BID I: $627,653.65

BASE BID II: $ 46,660.52

BASE BID III: $ 6,385.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 14200403 - 508027 - 29152 - PBE04ST136

FUNDING SOURCE: FY 2004 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS

TOTAL EST. AWARD: $680,699.17

DISTRICTS: 1 & 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 A PART OF THIS AWARD, UPON THE REVIEW OF THE CITY ATTORNEY, THE CITY ENGINEER 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.

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. [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: 10.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 18 (Building and Construction), Chapter 18.10 (Residential Code), Section 18.10.310 (Appendix G, Swimming Pools, Spas, and Hot Tubs)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: FIRST MOTION TO AMEND THE ORDINANCE TO ADD IN DEFINITION OF "ALTERATION” FROM THE INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.10 (RESIDENTIAL CODE), SECTION 18.10.310 (APPENDIX G, SWIMMING POOLS, SPAS, AND HOT TUBS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS FOR SWIMMING POOLS, SPAS, AND HOT TUBS BY ADDING BARRIER REQUIREMENTS FOR RESIDENTIAL SWIMMING POOLS, SPAS, AND HOT TUBS AND ENTRAPMENT PROTECTION FOR RESIDENTIAL SWIMMING POOL AND SPA SUCTION OUTLETS; PROVIDING FOR A ONE YEAR PERIOD TO BRING CERTAIN EXISTING SWIMMING POOLS, SPAS, AND HOT TUBS INTO COMPLIANCE; WITH PENALTIES NOT TO EXCEED $2,000 PER DAY PER VIOLATION AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, LARRY F. NICHOLS, (915) 541-4557]

   
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: 10.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 18 (Building and Construction), Chapter 18.10 (Residential Code), Section 18.10.310 (Appendix G, Swimming Pools, Spas, and Hot Tubs)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: FINAL MOTION ADOPTED, AS AMENDED.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.10 (RESIDENTIAL CODE), SECTION 18.10.310 (APPENDIX G, SWIMMING POOLS, SPAS, AND HOT TUBS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS FOR SWIMMING POOLS, SPAS, AND HOT TUBS BY ADDING BARRIER REQUIREMENTS FOR RESIDENTIAL SWIMMING POOLS, SPAS, AND HOT TUBS AND ENTRAPMENT PROTECTION FOR RESIDENTIAL SWIMMING POOL AND SPA SUCTION OUTLETS; PROVIDING FOR A ONE YEAR PERIOD TO BRING CERTAIN EXISTING SWIMMING POOLS, SPAS, AND HOT TUBS INTO COMPLIANCE; WITH PENALTIES NOT TO EXCEED $2,000 PER DAY PER VIOLATION AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, LARRY F. NICHOLS, (915) 541-4557]

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

   
Item: 11.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.44 (Stopping, Standing and Parking Generally), Section 12.44.160 (Parking in Alleys) of the El Paso City Code, to allow parking in all alleys.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.44 (STOPPING, STANDING AND PARKING GENERALLY), SECTION 12.44.160 (PARKING IN ALLEYS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO ALLOW PARKING IN ALL ALLEYS. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.44.160(C) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035] POSTPONED FROM 08-05-08

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

   
Item: 12.  FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 2 (Administration and Personnel) to amend Chapter 2.110 (City Organizational Structure); to revise the structure of the Departments known as the City Manager's Office and Development Services; authorize the City Manager to designate departments and staff to perform duties pursuant to City ordinances; and to delete duplicate provi  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL) TO AMEND CHAPTER 2.110 (CITY ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE); TO REVISE THE STRUCTURE OF THE DEPARTMENTS KNOWN AS THE CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES; AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO DESIGNATE DEPARTMENTS AND STAFF TO PERFORM DUTIES PURSUANT TO CITY ORDINANCES; AND TO DELETE DUPLICATE PROVISIONS RELATING TO DEPARTMENTAL AUTHORIZATION. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, WILLIAM F. STUDER, JR., (915) 541-4215]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13.  PARKS AND RECREATION: A Resolution that the Service and Assessment Plan for the El Paso Public Improvement District No. 1 (Thunder Canyon) approved on April 17, 2007, as described in Ordinance No. 016603, has been reviewed annually as required by Chapter 372 of the Texas Local Government Code, and the City Council finds that there is no need to revise the adopted Service and Assessment Plan, and  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION THAT THE SERVICE AND ASSESSMENT PLAN FOR THE EL PASO PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1 (THUNDER CANYON) APPROVED ON APRIL 17, 2007, AS DESCRIBED IN ORDINANCE NO. 016603, HAS BEEN REVIEWED ANNUALLY AS REQUIRED BY CHAPTER 372 OF THE TEXAS LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE, AND THE CITY COUNCIL FINDS THAT THERE IS NO NEED TO REVISE THE ADOPTED SERVICE AND ASSESSMENT PLAN, AND, AS A RESULT, THERE IS NO NEED TO UPDATE THE ANNUAL BUDGET AND ALL ASSESSMENTS SHALL REMAIN THE SAME AS DESCRIBED IN ORDINANCE NO. 016603. (DISTRICT 1) [PARKS AND RECREATION, SHAMORI WHITT, (915) 541-4020]

   
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: 14A.  PUBLIC HEALTH: An Ordinance amending Title 9 (Health and Safety), Chapter 9.12 (Food and Food Handling Establishments) to amend Section 9.12.125 regarding the adoption and display of fees charged under Chapter 9.12.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 9 (HEALTH AND SAFETY), CHAPTER 9.12 (FOOD AND FOOD HANDLING ESTABLISHMENTS) TO AMEND SECTION 9.12.125 REGARDING THE ADOPTION AND DISPLAY OF FEES CHARGED UNDER CHAPTER 9.12. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 9.12.890 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PUBLIC HEALTH, MICHAEL HILL, (915) 771-5702]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14B.  PUBLIC HEALTH: An Ordinance amending Title 9 (Health and Safety), Chapter 9.12 (Food and Food Handling Establishments) to amend Section 9.12.830 (Inspection - Frequency) to establish a fee for a food establishment re-inspection.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 9 (HEALTH AND SAFETY), CHAPTER 9.12 (FOOD AND FOOD HANDLING ESTABLISHMENTS) TO AMEND SECTION 9.12.830 (INSPECTION - FREQUENCY) TO ESTABLISH A FEE FOR A FOOD ESTABLISHMENT RE-INSPECTION. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 9.12.890 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PUBLIC HEALTH, MICHAEL HILL, (915) 771-5702]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 15A.  STREET DEPARTMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 13 (Streets, Sidewalks, and Public Places) to create Chapter 13.02 (Street and International Bridges Departments), and sections thereunder, in the El Paso City Code to create and establish the functions of the departments known as the Street Department and the International Bridges Department.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 13 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS, AND PUBLIC PLACES) TO CREATE CHAPTER 13.02 (STREET AND INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES DEPARTMENTS), AND SECTIONS THEREUNDER, IN THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO CREATE AND ESTABLISH THE FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENTS KNOWN AS THE STREET DEPARTMENT AND THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES DEPARTMENT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[STREET DEPARTMENT, DARYL COLE, (915) 621-6750]

   
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: 15B.  STREET DEPARTMENT: An Ordinance to amend Title 12 (Vehicles & Traffic), Chapter 12.78 (International Bridges), to amend Section 12.78.010 (Tolls for International Bridges), Subsection G, to change the duties from the Street Department to the International Bridges Department.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 12 (VEHICLES & TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.78 (INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES), TO AMEND SECTION 12.78.010 (TOLLS FOR INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES), SUBSECTION G, TO CHANGE THE DUTIES FROM THE STREET DEPARTMENT TO THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES DEPARTMENT. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
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: 15C.  STREET DEPARTMENT: An Ordinance amending Ordinance numbers 011598, 011902, and 015748 for the purpose of naming the department head or designee for the City of El Paso's International Bridges Department as secretary to the International Bridge Commission.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NUMBERS 011598, 011902, AND 015748 FOR THE PURPOSE OF NAMING THE DEPARTMENT HEAD OR DESIGNEE FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO'S INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES DEPARTMENT AS SECRETARY TO THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION. (ALL DISTRICTS) [INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES, SAID LARBI-CHERIF, (915) 858-3842]

   
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: 16.  OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the Proposed Budget for the City of El Paso, filed by the City Manager with the City Clerk on June 30, 2008, is hereby approved and adopted by the City Clerk, as amended, as the Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2009 for the City of El Paso, Texas.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: FIRST MOTION TO AMEND THE BUDGET RESOLUTION, SCHEDULE C (DEPARTMENTAL FEES LIST), ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, SPECIAL COLLECTIONS, TO SET SUBSEQUENT CUBIC YARDS AT $5.00.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE PROPOSED BUDGET FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, FILED BY THE CITY MANAGER WITH THE CITY CLERK ON JUNE 30, 2008, IS HEREBY APPROVED AND ADOPTED BY THE CITY CLERK, AS AMENDED, AS THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009 FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4777]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NO
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: 16.  OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the Proposed Budget for the City of El Paso, filed by the City Manager with the City Clerk on June 30, 2008, is hereby approved and adopted by the City Clerk, as amended, as the Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2009 for the City of El Paso, Texas.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: FINAL MOTION TO APPROVE, AS AMENDED, THE RESOLUTION.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE PROPOSED BUDGET FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, FILED BY THE CITY MANAGER WITH THE CITY CLERK ON JUNE 30, 2008, IS HEREBY APPROVED AND ADOPTED BY THE CITY CLERK, AS AMENDED, AS THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009 FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4777]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 17.  OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET: An Ordinance levying 2009 taxes.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE LEVYING 2009 TAXES. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4777]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 18A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on directing the City Manger to establish the appropriate course of action in addressing the concerns relating to the Love Road neighborhood.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED THREE (3) WEEKS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON DIRECTING THE CITY MANGER TO ESTABLISH THE APPROPRIATE COURSE OF ACTION IN ADDRESSING THE CONCERNS RELATING TO THE LOVE ROAD NEIGHBORHOOD. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

   
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: 18B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on a request from the Mexican Consulate in El Paso for City sponsorship on the Mexican Independence Day Celebration in downtown El Paso.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A REQUEST FROM THE MEXICAN CONSULATE IN EL PASO FOR CITY SPONSORSHIP ON THE MEXICAN INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION IN DOWNTOWN EL PASO. [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 NO
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 18C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Council will select nine Regular Appointees and nine Alternates to the Stormwater Utility Advisory Board from the list of qualified nominees provided to the Council by the Public Service Board. Alternates are eligible to attend the meeting in the absence of a Regular Appointee whenever the Regular Appointee is unable to atte  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL WILL SELECT NINE REGULAR APPOINTEES AND NINE ALTERNATES TO THE STORMWATER UTILITY ADVISORY BOARD FROM THE LIST OF QUALIFIED NOMINEES PROVIDED TO THE COUNCIL BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD. ALTERNATES ARE ELIGIBLE TO ATTEND THE MEETING IN THE ABSENCE OF A REGULAR APPOINTEE WHENEVER THE REGULAR APPOINTEE IS UNABLE TO ATTEND. AN ALTERNATE MAY BE CALLED BY THE BOARD CHAIR TO SIT FOR ANY ABSENT REGULAR MEMBER WHEN IT IS NECESSARY TO MAKE A QUORUM. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NO
2 Rep. Byrd NO
3 Rep. Acosta YES
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: 19.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the Mayor to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of El Paso and the Upper Rio Grande Workforce Development Board, Inc. d/b/a Workforce Solutions Upper Rio Grande.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE UPPER RIO GRANDE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD, INC. D/B/A WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS UPPER RIO GRANDE, IN ITS CAPACITY AS A REGIONAL GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY, FOR THE CITY TO SERVE AS A PROJECT MANAGER ON COMPLETION OF A REGIONAL WORKFORCE PLAN AND SUB-RECIPIENT OF THE UPPER RIO GRANDE'S DEPARTMENT OF LABOR REGIONAL INNOVATIVE GRANT WDB-TX; PROJECT TX-X4, GRANT NO. EM-17293-08-06-A-48. (ALL DISTRICTS) [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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX1.  George DeAngelis vs. City of El Paso, et al; Cause No. EP-05-CA-0113-DB. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND CARRIED THAT OUTSIDE COUNSEL BE AUTHORIZED TO TAKE ANY AND ALL ACTION NECESSARY TO EXECUTE ON ANY JUDGMENTS AND/OR COURT ORDERS AWARDING DEFENSIVE COSTS OR SANCTIONS TO THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED GEORGE DEANGELIS VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET AL; CAUSE NO. EP-05-CA-0113-DB.

GEORGE DEANGELIS VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET AL; CAUSE NO. EP-05-CA-0113-DB. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX2.  Discussion and action on the acquisition of the following real property: 214 - 218 West Franklin Street and 417 - 419 North El Paso Street, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. (551.071 and 551.072)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE WITH THE PROPERTY OWNERS ON THE ACQUISITION OF ALL OR A PORTION OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTIES:

1. 214-218 WEST FRANKLIN STREET. EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; AND

2. 417-419 NORTH EL PASO STREET, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS.


DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE ACQUISITION OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY: 214 - 218 WEST FRANKLIN STREET AND 417 - 419 NORTH EL PASO STREET, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (551.071 AND 551.072) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, THERESA CULLEN, (915) 541-4550]

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

   
Item: EX3.  The Petition of El Paso Electric Company for authority to increase fuel factor, for fuel surcharge, and for related good-cause exception before the Public Utility Commission of Texas, Docket No. 35856, SOAH No.473-08-3762. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND CARRIED THAT OUTSIDE COUNSEL REPRESENTING THE CITY IN THE PETITION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR AUTHORITY TO INCREASE FUEL FACTOR FOR FUEL SURCHARGE AND FOR RELATED GOOD CAUSE EXCEPTION, PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION DOCKET 35856 ARE AUTHORIZED TO SETTLE THE CASE AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY AND OUTSIDE COUNSEL.

THE PETITION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR AUTHORITY TO INCREASE FUEL FACTOR, FOR FUEL SURCHARGE, AND FOR RELATED GOOD-CAUSE EXCEPTION BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS, DOCKET NO. 35856, SOAH NO.473-08-3762. (551.071)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: ADDN01.  MOBILITY SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the Texas Department of Transportation, the Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority, the El Paso Metropolitan Planning Organization, and the City of El Paso, including its Mass Transit Department Board, regarding the implementation of the 2008 Comprehensive Mobility Plan.   (Addition)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, THE CAMINO REAL REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY, THE EL PASO METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION, AND THE CITY OF EL PASO, INCLUDING ITS MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD, REGARDING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE 2008 COMPREHENSIVE MOBILITY PLAN. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[MOBILITY SERVICES, JANE SHANG, (915) 541-4327]

   
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 ABSTAIN
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 JULY 28, 2008 AND JULY 29, 2008 SPECIAL MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETINGS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE JULY 28, 2008 AND JULY 29, 2008 SPECIAL MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETINGS. (ACTION 08-55)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB3.  Discussion and action on a Resolution to adopt a revised fare structure, to include various fare increases.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVE THE RESOLUTION, WITH AN EFFECTIVE DATE OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2008.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO ADOPT A REVISED FARE STRUCTURE, TO INCLUDE VARIOUS FARE INCREASES. (ACTION 08-57)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NO
4 Rep. Castro NO
5 Rep. Quintana NO
6 Rep. Holguin NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES

   
Item: MTB4.  Discussion and action on a Resolution that the Proposed Budget for the Mass Transit Department of the City of El Paso (Sun Metro) is hereby approved and adopted by the City Clerk, as amended, as the Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2009
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE PROPOSED BUDGET FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF EL PASO (SUN METRO), FILED BY THE CITY MANAGER WITH THE CITY CLERK ON JUNE 30, 2008, IS HEREBY APPROVED AND ADOPTED BY THE CITY CLERK, AS AMENDED, AS THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009 FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS. (ACTION 08-58)

   
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 NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES

   
Item: MTB5.  Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the Chairman of the Mass Transit Department Board to execute a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the implementation of the 2008 Comprehensive Mobility Plan
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CHAIRMAN OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD TO EXECUTE A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, THE CAMINO REAL REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY, THE EL PASO METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION AND THE CITY OF EL PASO REGARDING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE 2008 COMPREHENSIVE MOBILITY PLAN. (ACTION 08-59)

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

   
Item: MTB6.  Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the Chairman of the Mass Transit Department Board to execute an Amendment to the Intergovernmental Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and the County of El Paso to continue the provision of Sun Metro bus service
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CHAIRMAN OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD TO EXECUTE AN AMENDMENT TO THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE COUNTY OF EL PASO TO CONTINUE THE PROVISION OF SUN METRO BUS SERVICE INTO VARIOUS PARTS OF THE COUNTY, AT NO EXPENSE TO THE CITY OF EL PASO. (ACTION 08-60)

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

   
Item: MTB7.  Discussion and action on bus advertising policy.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO REFER THE BUS ADVERTISING POLICY TO THE TRANSPORTATION LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON BUS ADVERTISING POLICY. (ACTION 08-61)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB8.  Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-200 (Van Operator Management Services) to Goodwill Industries of El Paso, Inc.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-200 (VAN OPERATOR MANAGEMENT SERVICES) TO GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF EL PASO, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $1,071,900.00. (ACTION 08-62)

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT

AWARD TO: GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF EL PASO, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $357,300.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600012 - 504406 - 11810

FUNDING SOURCE: SUN METRO NON CAPITAL GRANTS-OTHER

SERVICES/CHARGES EXPENSE

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $1,071,900.00

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

THE COST UNDER THIS SERVICE 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 TO THE SOLE BIDDER AS INDICATED.

CONTACT PERSON: TERRENCE FREIBURG, PURCHASING MANAGER, 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 DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES

   
Item: MTB9.  Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-078 (Antifreeze) to Western Refining Wholesale
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-078 (ANTIFREEZE) TO WESTERN REFINING WHOLESALE FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $180,000.00. (ACTION 08-63)

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT

AWARD TO: WESTERN REFINING WHOLESALE

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 3A & 3B

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $60,000.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600015 - 503004 - 40348

FUNDING SOURCE: MASS TRANSIT INVENTORY

PURCHASES-LUBRICANTS & ANTIFREEZE-

INVENTORY

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $180,000.00

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT FOR ANTIFREEZE.

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 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 YES

   
Item: MTB10.  Director's Report on operations, maintenance, fleet and service.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE



 
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