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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 9/23/2008
 
   
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 SEPTEMBER 16, 2008, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING (STORMWATER UTILITY ADVISORY BOARD) OF SEPTEMBER 16, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 16, 2008, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING (STORMWATER UTILITY ADVISORY BOARD) OF SEPTEMBER 16, 2008. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

MAYOR JOHN F. COOK

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3.5 OF THE CITY CHARTER, AS REVISED, THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING FOR NOVEMBER 25, 2008, IS HEREBY CANCELED.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3.5 OF THE CITY CHARTER, AS REVISED, THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING FOR NOVEMBER 25, 2008, IS HEREBY CANCELED. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, CHARLIE MCNABB, (915) 541-4550]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3.5 OF THE CITY CHARTER, AS REVISED, THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING FOR DECEMBER 30, 2008, IS HEREBY CANCELED.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3.5 OF THE CITY CHARTER, AS REVISED, THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING FOR DECEMBER 30, 2008, IS HEREBY CANCELED. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, CHARLIE MCNABB, (915) 541-4550]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO AUTHORIZES THE CITY OF EL PASO, TRUSTEE, TO EXECUTE A TAX RESALE DEED ON BEHALF OF ALL THE TAXING ENTITIES IT REPRESENTS CONVEYING TO THE CITY OF EL PASO ALL OF THE RIGHT, TITLE, AND INTEREST OF ALL TAXING UNITS INTERESTED IN THE TAX FORECLOSURE JUDGMENT IN THE ATTACHED DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTIES LOCATED IN EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO AUTHORIZES THE CITY OF EL PASO, TRUSTEE, TO EXECUTE A TAX RESALE DEED ON BEHALF OF ALL THE TAXING ENTITIES IT REPRESENTS CONVEYING TO THE CITY OF EL PASO ALL OF THE RIGHT, TITLE, AND INTEREST OF ALL TAXING UNITS INTERESTED IN THE TAX FORECLOSURE JUDGMENT IN THE ATTACHED DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTIES LOCATED IN EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (SEE ATTACHMENT A & B) (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DELGADO, ACOSTA, SPENCER, CARMEN PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

ATTACHMENT A

DRAINAGE PROPERTIES

SEPTEMBER 16, 2008

LOT 25, BLOCK 1, SEVILLE ESTATES, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (PID #S330-999-0010-2500)

.452 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, BEING TRACT 9-D, BLOCK 52, YSLETA GRANT, BEING OUT OF A PART OF TRACT 9, BLOCK 52, YSLETA GRANT; SAID TRACT 9, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 398, PAGE 966, DEED RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (PID #Y805-999-052A-0908)

LOT 1, BLOCK 2, YSLETA INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT #2, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 1585, PAGE 966, DEED RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (PID #Y855-999-0020-0100)

.104 ACRE, MORE OR LESS, OUT OF LOT 14, BLOCK 209, VISTA DEL SOL UNIT 37, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS EXHIBIT A, IN VOLUME 852, PAGE 1170, DEED RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (PID #V893-999-2090-2800)

TRACT 5-A, BEING 1.0544 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, OUT OF TRACT 5, BEING 8.0 ACRES, MORE OR LESS OUT OF THE J.E. JOHANNSEN SURVEY #185, TRACT 5, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 1224, PAGE 1, DEED RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (PID #X185-999-0000-3200)

TRACT 8-A, BEING PART OF TRACT 8, OUT THE J. E. JOHANNSEN SURVEY #185, TRACT 8, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 113, PAGE 1504, DEED RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (PID #X185-999-0000-4900)

THE NORTHERLY PORTION OF LOT 4, (211.39 FEET ON NORTHERLY 65.63 FEET ON STREET, 212.29 FEET ON SOUTHERLY 60.01 FEET ON WESTERLY, BLOCK 2, THE VILLAGE AT EAST POINTE, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS.

(PID #T223-999-0020-0400)

THE SOUTHERLY PORTION OF LOT 5, (215.46 FEET ON NORTHERLY 3.53 FEET ON STREET, 211.39 FEET ON SOUTHERLY 24.41 FEET ON WESTERLY, BLOCK 2, THE VILLAGE AT EAST POINTE, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS.

(PID #T223-999-0020-0500)

ATTACHMENT B

OPEN SPACE PROPERTIES

SEPTEMBER 16, 2008

TRACT 14-S, BEING .906 ACRE OUT OF SECTION 14, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 2, T & P RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, AS FURTHER DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 1379, PAGE 2093, DEED RECORDS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (PID #X581-999-2140-1512)

TRACT 14-R, BEING 4.085 ACRES OUT OF SECTION 14, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 2, T & P RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, AS FURTHER DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 1379, PAGE 2093, DEED RECORDS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS.

(PID #X581-999-2140-1508)

TRACT 14-Q, BEING .353 ACRE OUT OF SECTION 14, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 2, T & P RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, AS FURTHER DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 1379, PAGE 2093, DEED RECORDS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (PID #X581-999-2140-1496)

TRACT 2-L, BEING .150 ACRE OUT OF SECTION 14, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 2, T & P RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, AS FURTHER DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 1379, PAGE 2093, DEED RECORDS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (PID #X581-999-2140-0273)

LOT 2-A, BLOCK 23, MISSION HILLS REPLAT, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 735, PAGE 929, DEED RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (PID # M576-999-023B-0800)

LOT 3-A, BLOCK 23, MISSION HILLS ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 735, PAGE 929, DEED RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (PID # M576-999-023B-2200)

LOT 4-A, BLOCK 23, MISSION HILLS ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 735, PAGE 929, DEED RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (PID # M576-999-023B-4300)

LOT 5-A, BLOCK 23, MISSION HILLS ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 735, PAGE 929, DEED RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (PID # M576-999-023B-5700)

LOT 7-A, BLOCK 23, MISSION HILLS ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 735, PAGE 929, DEED RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (PID # M576-999-023B-8500)

LOTS 1 THROUGH 16, BOTH INCLUSIVE, BLOCK 20, ROSEMONT ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 1235, PAGE 215, DEED RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (PID #R843-999-0200-0100)

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND LOWE'S HOME CENTERS, INC., A NORTH CAROLINA CORPORATION, TO ALLOW LOWE'S HOME CENTER, INC., ACCESS TO A CITY PONDING AREA, LOT 18, BLOCK 89, TIERRA DEL ESTE UNIT 18

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND LOWE'S HOME CENTERS, INC., A NORTH CAROLINA CORPORATION, TO ALLOW LOWE'S HOME CENTER, INC., ACCESS TO A CITY PONDING AREA, LOT 18, BLOCK 89, TIERRA DEL ESTE UNIT 18, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO CONSTRUCT NEW DRAINAGE SYSTEM AND UPGRADE EXISTING SYSTEM. THERE IS NO COST TO THE CITY. (DISTRICT 5) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, KAREEM DALLO, (915) 541-4425]

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER, DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, FOR THE PROVISION OF HEALTH SERVICES FOR THE CITY'S DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH TUBERCULOSIS CONTROL CLINIC AND THE CITY'S DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE CLINIC BY PHYSICIANS FROM THE TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, FOR THE PERIOD FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 2008, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER, DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, FOR THE PROVISION OF HEALTH SERVICES FOR THE CITY'S DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH TUBERCULOSIS CONTROL CLINIC AND THE CITY'S DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE CLINIC BY PHYSICIANS FROM THE TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, FOR THE PERIOD FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 2008, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2009. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PUBLIC HEALTH, ANGELA MORA, (915) 771-5702]

"4. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: SOFIA ORDOÑEZ TO THE RETIRED & SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM (RSVP) ADVISORY COUNCIL

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

SOFIA ORDOÑEZ TO THE RETIRED & SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM (RSVP) ADVISORY COUNCIL BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JOSE LARRY GARCIA TO THE FAIR HOUSING TASK FORCE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JOSE LARRY GARCIA TO THE FAIR HOUSING TASK FORCE BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

"5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JOEL G. GUZMAN TO THE FAIR HOUSING TASK FORCE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JOEL G. GUZMAN TO THE FAIR HOUSING TASK FORCE BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

"6. PURCHASING REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: REQUEST REJECTION OF ALL BIDS SUBMITTED FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2008-175 (MCNEILUS PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICES) AS RECOMMENDED BY FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT - PURCHASING DIVISION AND GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT - FLEET DIVISION BECAUSE ALL BIDS WERE NON-RESPONSIVE.

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

REQUEST REJECTION OF ALL BIDS SUBMITTED FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2008-175 (MCNEILUS PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICES) AS RECOMMENDED BY FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT - PURCHASING DIVISION AND GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT - FLEET DIVISION BECAUSE ALL BIDS WERE NON-RESPONSIVE. (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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 7A.  - 7G. 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.

7A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 6 (VEHICLES FOR HIRE), CHAPTER 6.34 (NONMOTORIZED VEHICLES FOR HIRE), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO AMEND SECTIONS THEREUNDER TO PERMIT THE LICENSING OF BICYCLES, PEDICABS AND OTHER SIMILARLY-OPERATED VEHICLES AS VEHICLES FOR HIRE; AND TO ADD EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCH VEHICLES; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 6.04.040 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

7B. AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE NUMBER 015721, ADOPTED AND APPROVED ON MARCH 30, 2004, WHICH CREATED TAX INCREMENT FINANCING DISTRICT NUMBER FOUR, CITY OF EL PASO (50 ACRE SITE ON THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF VISCOUNT AND HAWKINS BLVD.); MADE FINDINGS OF FACT CONCERNING THE CONDITIONS OF BLIGHT, RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY AND ASSESSED VALUATION WITHIN SAID DISTRICT; CREATED A TAX INCREMENT FINANCING DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND DEFINED THE POWERS, DUTIES, AND TERMS OF OFFICE THEREOF; PROVIDED FOR SUBMISSION OF A PLAN OF IMPROVEMENTS FOR SAID DISTRICT; PROVIDED FOR DUTIES OF THE TAX ASSESSOR; SET THE BOUNDARIES FOR SAID DISTRICT; AND PROVIDED A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

7C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 016971 FOR THE PURPOSE OF REMOVING THE MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENT THAT NOMINATED MEMBERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION RESIDE IN THE SAME DISTRICT AS THE CITY REPRESENTATIVE MAKING THE NOMINATION. (ALL DISTRICTS) [INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES, SAID LARBI-CHERIF, (915) 858-3842]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2008, FOR ITEM 7A - 7C

7D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 2, BLOCK 147, CHAPARRAL PARK UNIT 33, AND LOT 3, BLOCK 147, CHAPARRAL PARK UNIT 36, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO A-O (APARTMENT/OFFICE). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 930 EAST REDD ROAD. APPLICANT: ST. LUKE CATHOLIC CHURCH. ZON08-00057 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

7E. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 2, AKA THE NORTH ½ OF THE NORTHWEST ¼ OF THE SOUTHEAST ¼ OF SECTION 16, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, AND TRACT 4B AKA THE WEST ½ OF THE SOUTHWEST ¼ OF THE NORTHWEST ¼ OF THE SOUTHEAST ¼ OF SECTION 16, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF US HIGHWAY 54 AND WEST OF DYER STREET. APPLICANT: JOBE MATERIALS, L.P. ZON08-00054 (DISTRICT 4)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ISMAEL SEGOVIA, (915) 541-4027]

7F. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 11 THROUGH 20, BLOCK 224, ALEXANDER ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-O (APARTMENT/OFFICE) TO GMU (GENERAL MIXED USE) AND APPROVING A MASTER ZONING PLAN. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: SOUTHEAST CORNER OF OREGON STREET AND GLORY ROAD. APPLICANT: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO. ZON08-00065 (DISTRICT 1)

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

7G. 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 AMEND THE TYPES OF CHANGEABLE ELECTRONIC VARIABLE MESSAGE AND DIGITAL SIGNS ALLOWED. 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 OCTOBER 14, 2008, FOR ITEMS 7D - 7G

PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD AS PART OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING THAT BEGINS AT APPROXIMATELY 9:00 A.M. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS PRESENT SHALL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD AT THAT TIME. AFTER THE PUBLIC HEARINGS, COUNCIL MAY ALSO DELAY TAKING ACTION ON ORDINANCES; NO REQUIREMENT IS MADE BY SECTION 3.9B OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER TO PUBLISH ANY FURTHER NOTICE. COPIES OF ALL ORDINANCES ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW IN THE CITY CLERK'S OFFICE, 2 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 8:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 8.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-236 (Security Guard Services for the El Paso International Airport - Rebid) to Akal Security, Inc.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-236 (SECURITY GUARD SERVICES FOR THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - REBID) TO AKAL SECURITY, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $1,645,028.40.

DEPARTMENT: AIRPORT

AWARD TO: AKAL SECURITY, INC.

ESPAÑOLA, NM

ITEMS: ALL

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $ 532,200.00 YEAR 1

$ 548,916.00 YEAR 2

$ 563,912.40 YEAR 3

ACCOUNT NO.: 62620005-502212-40101

62620006-502212-40101

62620009-502212-40101

FUNDING SOURCE: TERMINAL-SECURITY CONTRACT - AIRPORT COST CENTERS AIRPORT PARKING LOTS - SECURITY CONTRACT - AIRPORT COST CENTERS LANDING AREA - SECURITY CONTRACT - AIRPORT COST CENTERS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $1,645,028.40

DISTRICT: 3

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH 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 AIRPORT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO AKAL SECURITY, INC., THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting a Special Privilege to the Hotel Don Quixote, LTD, permitting an aerial and subsurface encroachment of two air ducts, an interceptor, sampling well, and the related connecting pipes, within a portion of public right-of-way in the alley adjacent to Lots 37 - 40, Lots 42 - 46, and a portion of Lot 41, Block 1, Satterthwaite Addition, City of El Paso, El   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS AMENDED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO THE HOTEL DON QUIXOTE, LTD, PERMITTING AN AERIAL AND SUBSURFACE ENCROACHMENT OF TWO AIR DUCTS, AN INTERCEPTOR, SAMPLING WELL, AND THE RELATED CONNECTING PIPES, WITHIN A PORTION OF PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY IN THE ALLEY ADJACENT TO LOTS 37 - 40, LOTS 42 - 46, AND A PORTION OF LOT 41, BLOCK 1, SATTERTHWAITE ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, COMMONLY KNOWN AS 113 WEST MISSOURI STREET. APPLICANT: HOTEL DON QUIXOTE, LTD. SPL08-00011 (DISTRICT 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta 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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 9B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance vacating a portion of Barney Street located Between Lot 1, Block 1, Pasadena No. 3, and Lot 8, Block 1, Pasadena No. 2, north of Delta Drive and east of Dolan Street.SUB07-00113
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE VACATING A PORTION OF BARNEY STREET LOCATED BETWEEN LOT 1, BLOCK 1, PASADENA NO. 3, AND LOT 8, BLOCK 1, PASADENA NO. 2, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF DELTA DRIVE AND EAST OF DOLAN STREET. APPLICANT: JULIA ESTHER ONATE. SUB07-00113 (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, RAUL GARCIA, (915) 541-4935]

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

   
Item: 10.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.030 (Schedule III - Parking Prohibited at All Times on Certain Streets), to add Helen of Troy Drive.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.030 (SCHEDULE III - PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON CERTAIN STREETS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD HELEN OF TROY DRIVE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 1)

[ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035] POSTPONED FROM 09-16-08

   
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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 11.  TAX OFFICE: An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute a quitclaim (tax resale) deed conveying all right, title, and interest of the City of El Paso, Trustee, on behalf of all taxing units interested in the tax foreclosure judgments, in eighteen identified real properties to the City of El Paso, in accordance with Section 34.05 (i) of the Tax Code.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A QUITCLAIM (TAX RESALE) DEED CONVEYING ALL RIGHT, TITLE, AND INTEREST OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, TRUSTEE, ON BEHALF OF ALL TAXING UNITS INTERESTED IN THE TAX FORECLOSURE JUDGMENTS, IN EIGHTEEN IDENTIFIED REAL PROPERTIES TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 34.05 (I) OF THE TAX CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369] [DELGADO, ACOSTA, SPENCER, CARMEN PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

   
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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 12A.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract of sale on behalf of the City of El Paso for the purchase of property located in the Summerlin Subdivision in the City of El Paso
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT OF SALE ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR THE PURCHASE OF PROPERTY LOCATED IN THE SUMMERLIN SUBDIVISION IN THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR $885,000 TO BE USED FOR THE FIRST-TIME HOME BUYER NEW CONSTRUCTION (SELF-HELP) PROGRAM. (DISTRICT 4) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4643]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd ABSTAIN
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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 12B.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action regarding a request to approve the First-Time Home Buyer New Construction Program Guidelines (Self-Help Component) for the Summerlin Subdivision.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A REQUEST TO APPROVE THE FIRST-TIME HOME BUYER NEW CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM GUIDELINES (SELF-HELP COMPONENT) FOR THE SUMMERLIN SUBDIVISION. (DISTRICT 4)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd ABSTAIN
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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: EX1.  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 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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook NOT PRESENT

   
Item: EX2.  Workers' Compensation subrogation interest regarding Michael Garcia. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND CARRIED THAT THE OFFICE OF THE CITY ATTORNEY NOT PURSUE RECOVERY OF THE CITY’S WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SUBROGATION INTEREST REGARDING MICHAEL GARCIA.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION SUBROGATION INTEREST REGARDING MICHAEL GARCIA. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIA GUADALUPE MARTINEZ, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX3.  Hector Montes vs. the City of El Paso; Cause Number 2004-3749. (551.071).
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND CARRIED THAT THE OUTSIDE COUNSEL FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE LAWSUIT STYLED HECTOR MONTES VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2004-3749.

HECTOR MONTES VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NUMBER 2004-3749. (551.071).

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX4.  Subrogation claim of Ana Soto, our file No. 08-C-201. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE SUBROGATION LIEN REGARDING THE CLAIM OF ANA SOTO, OUR FILE NO. 08-C-201.

SUBROGATION CLAIM OF ANA SOTO, OUR FILE NO. 08-C-201. (551.071)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX5.  Claim of Two Ton Creativity, Inc.; our file no. 08-C-198. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT CLAIMANT’S DEMAND IN CLAIM NO. 08-C-198/ECO DEV/TWO TON CREATIVITY, INC.

CLAIM OF TWO TON CREATIVITY, INC.; OUR FILE NO. 08-C-198. (551.071)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX6.  Discussion and action on the following Empowerment Zone Loans : a. Rose Montes Tate d/b/a Pike Street Market, Loan No. EZRLF-67, b. OK Machine Shop, Inc., Loan No. EZRLF-13, c. RCG Foods of Texas, Inc., Loan No. EZRLF-028, d. Teresa Cardenas d/b/a T.T. Accounting, Loan No. EZRLF-59, (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED LILLY, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO AUTHORIZES THE CITY ATTORNEY TO TAKE ANY AND ALL ACTION TO PROTECT THE CITY’S INTEREST AND POSITION BOTH AFFIRMATIVE AND DEFENSIVE, AS NECESSARY, RELATED TO COLLECTION EFFORTS AND DEBT RECOVERY OF THE FOLLOWING EMPOWERMENT ZONE LOANS:

1. LOAN EZRLF-13 AGAINST OK MACHINE SHOP, INC. AND LOAN GUARANTORS NAHUM TIRRE AND FRANK TIRRE;

2. LOAN EZRLF-028 AGAINST RCG FOODS OF TEXAS, INC. AND THE LOAN GUARANTORS RCG FOODS, INC., ROBERT C. GREGOIRE, AND CARLA D. GREGOIRE; AND

3. LOAN EZRLF-59 AGAINST TERESA CARDENAS D/B/A T.T. ACCOUNTING AND LOAN GUARANTOR TERESA CARDENAS.

THIS MOTION IS INTENDED TO GRANT BROAD AUTHORITY TO THE CITY ATTORNEY TO TAKE ANY ACTION NECESSARY TO ADDRESS THESE MATTERS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE INITIATION OF AND RESPONSE TO LITIGATION, PROOF OF CLAIMS, COMPLAINTS, AND ANY OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE OR JUDICIAL PROCEEDING OR PROCESS, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE CITY MANAGER. THIS AUTHORIZATION ALSO AUTHORIZES THE CITY ATTORNEY TO RETAIN OUTSIDE COUNSEL IN CONNECTION WITH THIS MATTER.


DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE FOLLOWING EMPOWERMENT ZONE LOANS:

A. ROSE MONTES TATE D/B/A PIKE STREET MARKET, LOAN NO. EZRLF-67

B. OK MACHINE SHOP, INC., LOAN NO. EZRLF-13

C. RCG FOODS OF TEXAS, INC., LOAN NO. EZRLF-028

D. TERESA CARDENAS D/B/A T.T. ACCOUNTING, LOAN NO. EZRLF-59

(551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIE TAYLOR, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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