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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND SPECIAL MASS TRANSIT MEETING
Date: 8/26/2008
 
   
Item: 1.  REGIONAL 911 BOARD: Discussion and action on the approval of El Paso County 911 District FY2009 budget to be presented by Joseph Lorkowski, Director of El Paso County 911 District.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF EL PASO COUNTY 911 DISTRICT FY2009 BUDGET TO BE PRESENTED BY JOSEPH LORKOWSKI, DIRECTOR OF EL PASO COUNTY 911 DISTRICT.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [911 DISTRICT, JOSEPH LORKOWSKI, (915) 562-3911]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 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.

"2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF AUGUST 19, 2008, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF AUGUST 19, 2008 (CAMINO REAL REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY).

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF AUGUST 19, 2008, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF AUGUST 19, 2008 (CAMINO REAL REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY). [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"3. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY

"4A. 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 7:00 P.M., SUNDAY, AUGUST 31, 2008, TO 2:00 A.M., MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 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 7:00 P.M., SUNDAY, AUGUST 31, 2008, TO 2:00 A.M., MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2008. (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

"4B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND HUITT-ZOLLARS, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, TO PERFORM CONSULTING SERVICES FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''GIS CONTROL MONUMENT SURVEYING AND SUPPORT''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND HUITT-ZOLLARS, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, TO PERFORM CONSULTING SERVICES FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''GIS CONTROL MONUMENT SURVEYING AND SUPPORT'' FOR A CONTRACT AMOUNT OF $73,880, AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $25,000 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES, FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $98,880. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[ENGINEERING, JAVIER REYES, (915) 541-4630]

"4C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RAYMOND MALOOLY TRUST AND RAYMOND MALOOLY, TRUSTEE U-D-T

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RAYMOND MALOOLY TRUST AND RAYMOND MALOOLY, TRUSTEE U-D-T DATED FEBRUARY 1, 1995, FOR $140,000 FOR THE PURCHASE OF PARCEL 1: A 0.735 ACRE PARCEL OF LAND, MORE OR LESS, OUT OF TRACTS C & D, HENDERSON SUBDIVISION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND PARCEL 2: A 0.165 ACRE PARCEL OF LAND, MORE OR LESS, OUT OF TRACT C, HENDERSON SUBDIVISION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FOR THE BOWEN STREET AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS PHASE II PROJECT. PROJECT #PCP06FC0002D; FUND: 27263; DEPARTMENT: 99331117; ACCOUNT: 508000. (DISTRICT 7) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"5. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: HENRY NG TO THE CONSTRUCTION BOARD OF APPEALS

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

HENRY NG TO THE CONSTRUCTION BOARD OF APPEALS BY MAYOR JOHN COOK.

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

"6A. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO EXTEND THE CURRENT CONTRACT 2004-193R SUPPLEMENTAL LIFE INSURANCE (LIFE, DENTAL, VISION, & DISABILITY) FOR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE CURRENT CONTRACT 2004-193R SUPPLEMENTAL LIFE INSURANCE (LIFE, DENTAL, VISION, & DISABILITY) FOR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS TO AN AWARD APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL ON SEPTEMBER 7, 2004. CONTRACT PERIOD IS SEPTEMBER 1, 2008, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2009.

DEPARTMENT: OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT & BUDGET/INSURANCE & BENEFITS

AWARD TO: BLOCK VISION

UNITED CONCORDIA-DENTAL

SAFEGUARD HEALTH PLANS-DENTAL

ING EMPLOYEE BENEFITS-LIFE

UNUM-DISABILITY COVERAGE

OPTIONS: TWO [OF TWO]

ACCOUNT NO.: 04100248 - 404469 - 45121

FUNDING SOURCE: HEALTH PLAN

TOTAL EST. AWARD: $96,961

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"6B. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO SIRSIDYNIX, THE SOLE SOURCE DEVELOPER, MANUFACTURER, AND DISTRIBUTOR, WHO IS THE CURRENT PROVIDER OF THE LIBRARY AUTOMATION SOFTWARE. MAINTENANCE FOR THE DYNIX/HORIZON SOFTWARE CAN ONLY BE PROVIDED BY SIRSIDYNIX.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO SIRSIDYNIX, THE SOLE SOURCE DEVELOPER, MANUFACTURER, AND DISTRIBUTOR, WHO IS THE CURRENT PROVIDER OF THE LIBRARY AUTOMATION SOFTWARE. MAINTENANCE FOR THE DYNIX/HORIZON SOFTWARE CAN ONLY BE PROVIDED BY SIRSIDYNIX. CONTRACT PERIOD IS SEPTEMBER 1, 2008, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2009.

DEPARTMENT: LIBRARY

ACCOUNT NO.: 39010351 - 502202 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: INFORMATION SERVICES, OPERATING ACCOUNT

TOTAL EST. AWARD: $55,203.21

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2006-196

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"6C. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO FACILITIES CONNECTION FOR FURNITURE UNDER TEXAS MULTIPLE AWARD SCHEDULE (TXMAS) CONTRACT NUMBER TXMAS-3-711050-6 (OFFICE FURNITURE)

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO FACILITIES CONNECTION FOR FURNITURE UNDER TEXAS MULTIPLE AWARD SCHEDULE (TXMAS) CONTRACT NUMBER TXMAS-3-711050-6 (OFFICE FURNITURE) IN THE AMOUNT OF $444,596.41 FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF OFFICE FURNITURE FOR THE NEW MUNICIPAL SERVICES CENTER EAST ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING AT SAN PAULO. THE PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN TEXAS PROCUREMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES (TPASS) WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 27, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

ACCOUNT NO.: 34010289 - 508009 - 40403

FUNDING SOURCE: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

TOTAL AMOUNT: $444,596.41

REFERENCE NO.: 2008-243

DISTRICT: 7

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

"7A. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-164 (POINT OF SALE SOFTWARE & HARDWARE - FURNISH & INSTALL) TO US EDIRECT INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-164 (POINT OF SALE SOFTWARE & HARDWARE - FURNISH & INSTALL) TO US EDIRECT INC., FOR A TOTAL AWARD OF $90,214.

DEPARTMENT: ZOO

AWARD TO: US EDIRECT

HUNTINGTON, NY

ITEMS: 1 TO 9, 01, 02, 03

OPTION: 24 MONTHS

ACCOUNT NO.: 52010245 - 508010 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: ZOO GENERAL OPERATIONS/DATA PROCESSING EQUIPMENT/ GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS

TOTAL AWARD: $71,278 (1ST YEAR COST)

$18,936 (YEARS 2 - 4 SERVICE/MAINTENANCE)

DISTRICT: 3

THIS IS A ONE-TIME CONTRACT WITH THE OPTION TO PURCHASE ADDITIONAL QUANTITIES.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND ZOO RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE BIDDER OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

"7B. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-204 (MOSQUITO CONTROL CHEMICALS) TO B&G CHEMICALS & EQUIPMENT CO., INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-204 (MOSQUITO CONTROL CHEMICALS) TO B&G CHEMICALS & EQUIPMENT CO., INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $78,244.90.

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: B&G CHEMICALS & EQUIPMENT CO., INC.

DALLAS, TX

ITEMS: 1 TO 5 AND 7 TO 9

ANNUAL EST. AMOUNT: $78,244.90

OPTION: 1 YEAR

ACCOUNT NO.: 34010293 - 503126 - 40403

FUNDING SOURCE: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT, CHEMICAL SUPPLIES

TOTAL EST. AWARD: $78,244.90

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A ONE-YEAR REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT.

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

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

"7C. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-216 (MUNDY PARK IMPROVEMENTS) TO ALLEN CONCRETE, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-216 (MUNDY PARK IMPROVEMENTS) TO ALLEN CONCRETE, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $118,296.72.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: ALLEN CONCRETE, INC.

EL PASO, TX

BASE BID: $118,296.72

ACCOUNT NO.: 71150069 - 508027 - 10063 - G7133CD0041

FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) 33RD YEAR

TOTAL EST. AWARD: $118,296.72

DISTRICT: 8

IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY CONTRACTS OR OTHER DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

WORK UNDER THIS UNIT PRICE CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED 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, ENGINEERING AND, PARKS AND RECREATION 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 NOT PRESENT
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: 8A.  & 8C - 8E. 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 EXTENDING THE TERM OF ORDINANCE 16013 WHICH GRANTED A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO MARIO HERNANDEZ, HECTOR COBOS, JR., EBER MARTINEZ, MARIA COBOS, MARGARITA COBOS, JUAN TORRES, PEDRO ORONA, HECTOR COBOS, MARIA PRIETO, MARIA GRADO, JACK KELLOG, JESUS HERNANDEZ, EUSEBIO CORONEL, VICTOR OCHOA, CARMEN COX, MARIA CHAVEZ, EUNISE MORALES, MARIA BARRAZA, SANTIAGO AGUILAR, AND BRANDON PALMA TO ENCROACH ONTO A PORTION OF VARIOUS PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY WITH A FOOD-VENDING CONCESSION IN THE DOWNTOWN AREA. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

8C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 16086, ESTABLISHING DEADLINES AND PROCEDURES FOR PLACING MATTERS ON THE AGENDA FOR CITY COUNCIL MEETING, TO AMEND SECTION 4 RELATING TO THE PROVISION OF BACK-UP MATERIALS ACCOMPANYING AGENDA ITEMS. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 2, 2008, FOR ITEMS 8A & 8C

8D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 9, PICNIC GROVE SUBDIVISION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: ALAMEDA AVENUE, NORTH OF NEVAREZ ROAD AND SOUTH OF LOOP 375. APPLICANTS: ANTONIO AND LAURA MENDOZA. ZON08-00046 (DISTRICT 6) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

8E. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.02 (GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS), AND CHAPTER 20.18 (SIGN REGULATIONS), ARTICLE 1, (GENERAL PROVISIONS), AND ARTICLE IV, (ON-PREMISE SIGN REGULATIONS), SECTION 20.18.400 (GENERAL), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ALLOW CHANGEABLE ELECTRONIC VARIABLE MESSAGE AND DIGITAL SIGNS AND THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4056]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 16, 2008, FOR ITEMS 8D - 8E

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 NOT PRESENT
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: 8B.  INTRODUCTION: An Ordinance amending Ordinance 8065, Civil Service Rules and Regulations, Rule 1, Civil Service Commission, Section 12, to add a restriction on hiring former Commissioners as Hearing Officers and a restriction on the representation of employees by former Hearing Officers.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 8065, CIVIL SERVICE RULES AND REGULATIONS, RULE 1, CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION, SECTION 12, TO ADD A RESTRICTION ON HIRING FORMER COMMISSIONERS AS HEARING OFFICERS AND A RESTRICTION ON THE REPRESENTATION OF EMPLOYEES BY FORMER HEARING OFFICERS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA BALL THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 2, 2008, FOR ITEMS 8B

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 9.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: To extend Contract 2004-088R (800MHz Trunked Simulcast Radio System/800 MHz Conventional System Fixed Equipment Maintenance) to Motorola, Inc., for one additional year, from September 1, 2008, through August 31, 2009.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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. TOTAL AWARD IS $710,935.08.

DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

OPTION: THREE OF FIVE

ACCOUNT NO.: 39010352 - 502229 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: TELECOMMUNICATIONS-OFFICE EQUIPMENT CONTRACTS

TOTAL AWARD: $710,935.08

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10.  INTRODUCTION AND PUBLIC HEARING - FINANCIAL SERVICES: An Ordinance authorizing the issuance of ''City of El Paso, Texas, Hotel Occupancy Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2008;''
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF ''CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, HOTEL OCCUPANCY TAX REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2008;'' AND RESOLVE MATTERS WHICH ARE NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE SAID ISSUANCE; ENACTING PROVISIONS INCIDENT AND RELATED TO THE ISSUANCE, PAYMENT, SALE AND DELIVERY OF SUCH BONDS INCLUDING THE APPROVAL AND EXECUTION OF A PAYING AGENT/REGISTRAR AGREEMENT AND THE DELEGATION OF MATTERS RELATING TO THE SALE AND ISSUANCE OF THE BONDS TO AN AUTHORIZED CITY OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE WITHIN CERTAIN SPECIFIED PARAMETERS.. (ALL DISTRICTS) [BOND COUNSEL, PAUL A. BRADEN, (915) 351-6053]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 11A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning north of Interstate Highway 10 and south of Pete Payan Drive. ZON08 00017.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: PARCEL 1: ALL OF TRACT 4, J. BARKER SURVEY NO. 10, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM M-3 (UNRESTRICTED MANUFACTURING) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS; AND, PARCEL 2: ALL OF TRACTS 6 AND 7, I.F. HARRISON SURVEY NO. 54 AND TRACT 3, J. BARKER SURVEY NO. 10, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL), A-2 (APARTMENT) AND M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS; AND, PARCEL 3: A PORTION OF TRACTS 6 AND 7, I.F. HARRISON SURVEY NO. 54, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) AND A-2 (APARTMENT) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL); AND, PARCEL 4: ALL OF TRACT 7, I.F. HARRISON SURVEY NO. 54, TRACTS 3 AND 3A, J. BARKER SURVEY NO. 10, AND TRACT 4F2B, A.F. MILLER SURVEY NO. 215, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING), R-3 (RESIDENTIAL), AND A-2 (APARTMENT) TO R-3A (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 10 AND SOUTH OF PETE PAYAN DRIVE. APPLICANTS: EPT MONTECILLO DEVELOPMENT WEST, LP. ZON08 00017. (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633] POSTPONED FROM 07-01-08 AND 07-08-08 AND 07-29-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 11B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Lots 11 and 12, Block 13, Sahara Subdivision, 5708 and 5710 Saluki Drive. ZON08-00041
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 11 AND 12, BLOCK 13, SAHARA SUBDIVISION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO R 5 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 5708 AND 5710 SALUKI DRIVE. APPLICANT: DAVID VELASCO. ZON08-00041 (DISTRICT 4)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 11C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Section 39, Block 79, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railroad Company Surveys, east of Zaragoza Road and north of the Hueco Water Wells. ZON08-00039
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: FIRST MOTION ADOPTED

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-5 (RESIDENTIAL) 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: EAST OF ZARAGOZA ROAD AND NORTH OF THE HUECO WATER WELLS. APPLICANT: RANCHOS REAL IV, LTD. ZON08-00039 (DISTRICT 5)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Section 39, Block 79, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railroad Company Surveys, east of Zaragoza Road and north of the Hueco Water Wells. ZON08-00039
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: SECOND MOTION TO RECONSIDER THE ITEM

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-5 (RESIDENTIAL) 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: EAST OF ZARAGOZA ROAD AND NORTH OF THE HUECO WATER WELLS. APPLICANT: RANCHOS REAL IV, LTD. ZON08-00039 (DISTRICT 5)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 11C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Section 39, Block 79, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railroad Company Surveys, east of Zaragoza Road and north of the Hueco Water Wells. ZON08-00039
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THIRD AND FINAL MOTION, ADOPTED AS REVISED

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-5 (RESIDENTIAL) 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: EAST OF ZARAGOZA ROAD AND NORTH OF THE HUECO WATER WELLS. APPLICANT: RANCHOS REAL IV, LTD. ZON08-00039 (DISTRICT 5)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 11D.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS AMENDED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 11E.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
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: 11F.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
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: 11G.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
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: 11H.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
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: 11I.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
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: 11J.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
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: 11K.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
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: 11L.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
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.  ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES: An Ordinance repealing Ordinances Nos. 015703 and 016420 for the purpose of abolishing the Brownfields Redevelopment Board.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: 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
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 14.  PARKS AND RECREATION: 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).
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 15.  POLICE DEPARTMENT: Public Hearing to take comment on the need to continue the City of El Paso's Juvenile Curfew Ordinance, Sections 10.20.010 through 10.20.054 of the City Code, as required by Section 370.002, Texas Local Government Code and review, discussion, and action by the City Council concerning the ordinance.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PUBLIC HEARING TO TAKE COMMENT ON THE NEED TO CONTINUE THE CITY OF EL PASO'S JUVENILE CURFEW ORDINANCE, SECTIONS 10.20.010 THROUGH 10.20.054 OF THE CITY CODE, AS REQUIRED BY SECTION 370.002, TEXAS LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE AND REVIEW, DISCUSSION, AND ACTION BY THE CITY COUNCIL CONCERNING THE ORDINANCE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 16.  ZOO: 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
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 17.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on amending the Neighborhood Traffic Management Eligibility Requirements.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO KEEP THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PROGRAM IN PLACE AND TO ALLOW STAFF TO RESEARCH SO AS TO REMOVE FROM THE NEIGHBORHOOD TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (NTMP) STREETS THAT NO LONGER MEET THE CRITERIA OF AN ARTERIAL, WITH THE CITY REPRESENTATIVES SUBMITTING STREETS IN THEIR DISTRICTS TO BE REVIEWED TO ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC WITHIN 30 DAYS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AMENDING THE NEIGHBORHOOD TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Byrd NO
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: 18A.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action that City Council (1) approve Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) HOME (2) authorize the City Manager to sign the First Amendment to HOME Financial Terms Contract and all appropriate closing documents necessary to secure the city's loans.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT CITY COUNCIL (1) APPROVE COMMUNITY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION (CHDO) HOME FUNDING IN THE ADDITIONAL AMOUNT OF $30,000 FOR THE NEW CONSTRUCTION OF AN EIGHT UNIT APARTMENT BUILDING AT 4421 LAWRENCE AVENUE BY THE MARVELOUS LIGHT CORP., AS RECOMMENDED BY THE DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND THAT CITY COUNCIL (2) AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN THE FIRST AMENDMENT TO HOME FINANCIAL TERMS CONTRACT AND ALL APPROPRIATE CLOSING DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO SECURE THE CITY'S LOANS. TOTAL REVISED COST OF THE PROJECT IS $625,965. (DISTRICT 2)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 18B.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that City Council adopt policies and priorities for the 35th Year (2009 - 2010) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, the 2009-2010 Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) Program and the 2009 - 2010 Housing Opportunities for Person with AIDS (HOPWA) Program
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT CITY COUNCIL ADOPT POLICIES AND PRIORITIES FOR THE 35TH YEAR (2009 - 2010) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM, THE 2009-2010 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT (ESG) PROGRAM AND THE 2009 - 2010 HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR PERSON WITH AIDS (HOPWA) PROGRAM - IF DESIGNATED AS A HOPWA ENTITLEMENT COMMUNITY BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT FOR 2009 - 2010, ALL SUCH POLICIES AND PRIORITIES ATTACHED HERETO AS A THROUGH O; THAT CITY COUNCIL ESTABLISH SEPTEMBER 19, 2008, AS THE DEADLINE FOR THE SUBMISSION OF LETTERS OF INTENT FROM CDBG SOCIAL SERVICE, NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION STRATEGY AREA (NRSA) PARTNERSHIP, ESG AND HOPWA PARTNERSHIP AGENCIES; THAT CITY COUNCIL ESTABLISH DECEMBER 1, 2008, AS THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF HOPWA PARTNERSHIP AND NRSA PARTNERSHIP PRE-APPLICATION PACKETS; THAT CITY COUNCIL ESTABLISH NOVEMBER 3, 2008, AS THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ALL CDBG SOCIAL SERVICE AND ESG APPLICATION PACKETS; THAT CITY COUNCIL ESTABLISH NOVEMBER 14, 2008, AS THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ALL CITY REPRESENTATIVE REQUESTS AND CITIZEN REQUEST FORMS; AND THAT CITY COUNCIL ESTABLISH JANUARY 9, 2009, AS THE FINAL DEADLINE FOR THE SUBMISSION OF ALL 2009-2010 CITY DEPARTMENTAL, CODE ENFORCEMENT, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, FAIR HOUSING, HOPWA PARTNERSHIP, HOUSING SERVICES, NRSA PARTNERSHIP AND PUBLIC FACILITY APPLICATION PACKETS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Byrd YES
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: 18C.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that City Council amend the City's 2005 - 2010 Consolidated Plan by adding a Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area (NRSA)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT CITY COUNCIL AMEND THE CITY'S 2005 - 2010 CONSOLIDATED PLAN BY ADDING A NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION STRATEGY AREA (NRSA) COMPONENT, ATTACHED HERETO AS ATTACHMENT A, APPENDIX 7A, APPENDIX 7B AND ATTACHMENTS 1-4, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO TAKE ANY ACTIONS NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THE INTENT OF THE RESOLUTION UPON APPROVAL BY THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE AND DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT. (DISTRICTS 2, 3, AND 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 18D.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Council approve a funding commitment to Tropicana Building Corporation for the Tres Palmas Apartment Complex"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVE A FUNDING COMMITMENT TO TROPICANA BUILDING CORPORATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $155,000 FOR THE TRES PALMAS APARTMENT COMPLEX, SUBJECT TO THE AWARD OF LOW INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDITS (LIHTC) BY THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS. (DISTRICT 5) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4643]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 18E.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Council approve a funding commitment to Investment Builders for the Desert Villas Apartment Complex
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVE A FUNDING COMMITMENT TO INVESTMENT BUILDERS IN THE AMOUNT OF $100,000 FOR THE DESERT VILLAS APARTMENT COMPLEX, SUBJECT TO THE AWARD OF LOW INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDITS (LIHTC) BY THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS. (DISTRICT 3) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4643]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 18F.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Council approve funding commitments for affordable housing development programs/projects:
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVE FUNDING COMMITMENTS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS/PROJECTS:

1) SUMMERLIN SUBDIVISION (LAND ACQUISITION/CONSTRUCTION SINGLE FAMILY HOMES) ($1,200,000)

2) TRES SUENOS SUBDIVISION (LAND ACQUISITION/CONSTRUCTION SINGLE FAMILY HOMES) ($2,000,000)

3) REHABILITATION OF 43 MULTI-FAMILY UNITS (719 NINO AGUILERA) ($2,001,417)

4) CONSTRUCTION MIXED INCOME RESIDENTIAL (1001 MAGOFFIN) ($1,500,000)

5) CHDO LOWER DYER NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION NEW CONSTRUCTION ($600,000)

(DISTRICT 2, 4, 5, & 8) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4643]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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 ABSTAIN
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 19.  FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign the Articles of Agreement between the City of El Paso and the El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association, for the contract period covering September 1, 2008, through August 31, 2012
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVE THE RESOLUTION AND THE CONTRACT, AS REVISED.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL POLICE OFFICERS' ASSOCIATION, FOR THE CONTRACT PERIOD COVERING SEPTEMBER 1, 2008, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2012. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Byrd YES
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 NO
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 20A.  PUBLIC HEALTH: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Council designates the Veterinarian assigned to the Department of Public Health to be the rabies control officer for the City of El Paso, and in his absence, the City Council designates the Deputy Director of Public Health for the Department of Public Health assigned to oversee Animal Services, to be the rabies control officer fo  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL DESIGNATES THE VETERINARIAN ASSIGNED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH TO BE THE RABIES CONTROL OFFICER FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, AND IN HIS ABSENCE, THE CITY COUNCIL DESIGNATES THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH ASSIGNED TO OVERSEE ANIMAL SERVICES, TO BE THE RABIES CONTROL OFFICER FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PUBLIC HEALTH, MICHAEL HILL, (915) 771-5702]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 20B.  PUBLIC HEALTH: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the Mayor be authorized to sign Interlocal Agreements between the City of El Paso, Texas (''City of El Paso'') and the listed municipalities by and through its duly authorized officials
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS (''CITY OF EL PASO'') AND THE LISTED MUNICIPALITIES BY AND THROUGH ITS DULY AUTHORIZED OFFICIALS, PURSUANT TO THE INTERLOCAL COOPERATIVE ACT. SERVICES ARE TO BE PERFORMED IN EACH MUNICIPALITY, AND ANY EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION THEREOF WHERE THE CITY OF EL PASO MAY LAWFULLY PROVIDE PUBLIC HEALTH AND OTHER SERVICES AS DELEGATED AND AUTHORIZED UNDER THIS INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT FOR THE PERIOD OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2008, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2009.

TOWN OF ANTHONY, TEXAS

TOWN OF CLINT, TEXAS

TOWN OF HORIZON CITY, TEXAS

CITY OF SOCORRO, TEXAS

VILLAGE OF VINTON, TEXAS

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: 20C.  PUBLIC HEALTH: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the Mayor be authorized to sign an Interlocal Governmental Agreement between the City of El Paso (''City'') and the County of El Paso (''County''), for the provision of public health services by the City and the County, and related matters, for the period of September 1, 2008 through August 31, 2009.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND THE COUNTY OF EL PASO (''COUNTY''), FOR THE PROVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES BY THE CITY AND THE COUNTY, AND RELATED MATTERS, FOR THE PERIOD OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2008 THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2009. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PUBLIC HEALTH, MICHAEL HILL, (915) 771-5702]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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.  Rafael Gardon vs. City of El Paso; Cause No. 2003-493. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE QUINTANA, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO POSTPONE ONE WEEK THE ITEM REGARDING RAFAEL GARDON VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2003-493.

RAFAEL GARDON VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2003-493. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: EX2.  The request of Texas Gas Service Company, an operating Division of ONEOK, Inc., for an Interim Rate Adjustment pursuant to Tex. Util. Code Ann §104.301 (GRIP Statute). (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND CARRIED THAT THE MAYOR AND CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE ATTACHED RESOLUTION APPROVING A NEGOTIATED INTERIM RATE ADJUSTMENT TO ADJUST THE TARIFF FOR GAS SERVICE WITHIN THE CITY OF EL PASO WITH RESPECT TO THE INTERIM RATE ADJUSTMENT FILED BY TEXAS GAS SERVICE COMPANY ON MAY 23, 2008, WHICH NEGOTIATED INTERIM RATES REPRESENT A REASONABLE AMOUNT OF RECOVERY DUE TO CHANGES IN THE VALUE OF INVESTED CAPITAL IN THE EL PASO SERVICE AREA FOR THE PERIOD FROM MARCH 31, 2007 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2007, AND SUCH NEGOTIATED INTERIM RATES SHALL BE EFFECTIVE FOR SERVICE RENDERED ON OR AFTER SEPTEMBER 5, 2008.

THE REQUEST OF TEXAS GAS SERVICE COMPANY, AN OPERATING DIVISION OF ONEOK, INC., FOR AN INTERIM RATE ADJUSTMENT PURSUANT TO TEX. UTIL. CODE ANN §104.301 (GRIP STATUTE). (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, BERTHA A. ONTIVEROS, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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 State of Texas vs. El Paso County Water Improvement District No. 1 and City of El Paso; Cause No. 2008-1559. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY BE AUTHORIZED TO ENTER AN AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF TEXAS TO RESOLVE THE CONDEMNATION PROCEEDINGS FILED IN THE CASE STYLED THE STATE OF TEXAS VS. EL PASO COUNTY WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1 AND CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2008-1559.

THE STATE OF TEXAS VS. EL PASO COUNTY WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1 AND CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2008-1559. (551.071)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: EX4.  Discussion and action regarding strategies and options related to Asarco litigation, bankruptcy, TCEQ permit process, and other legal matters involving Asarco. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY AUTHORIZE OUTSIDE COUNSEL FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO TO FILE DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE BANKRUPTCY PLAN IN THE CASE STYLED ASARCO LLC, ET AL; CAUSE NO. 05-21207 IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT AS RECOMMENDED BY OUTSIDE COUNSEL.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING STRATEGIES AND OPTIONS RELATED TO ASARCO LITIGATION, BANKRUPTCY, TCEQ PERMIT PROCESS, AND OTHER LEGAL MATTERS INVOLVING ASARCO. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, LAURA P. GORDON, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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: MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEETIN  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

"MTB1. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CHAIRMAN OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD TO EXECUTE AN AMENDMENT TO THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT TO CONTINUE THE PROVISION OF SUN METRO BUS SERVICE INTO VARIOUS PARTS OF THE COUNTY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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 08-64).

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NOT PRESENT
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 DID NOT VOTE


 
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