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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING
Date: 10/14/2008
 
   
Item: 1.  CITY MANAGER: Briefing to Council on the ''Let's Get to Work'' Community Clean-Up Campaign.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

BRIEFING TO COUNCIL ON THE ''LET'S GET TO WORK'' COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP CAMPAIGN. [ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH AND KURT FENSTERMACHER, (915) 621-6719]

"NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT 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 OCTOBER 7, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF OCTOBER 7, 2008.

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

"3. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"4A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND MENTAL RETARDATION SERVICES FOR THE EXPENDITURE OF DISTRICT 3 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $269.97 TO PAY TOWARDS THE COSTS OF THE APPLICATION AND POLICE TRAFFIC SERVICES IN CONJUNCTION WITH A PARADE PERMIT TO BE ISSUED TO MHMR FOR THEIR PARADE TO BE HELD ON OCTOBER 16, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND MENTAL RETARDATION SERVICES FOR THE EXPENDITURE OF DISTRICT 3 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $269.97 TO PAY TOWARDS THE COSTS OF THE APPLICATION AND POLICE TRAFFIC SERVICES IN CONJUNCTION WITH A PARADE PERMIT TO BE ISSUED TO MHMR FOR THEIR PARADE TO BE HELD ON OCTOBER 16, 2008. [REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, (915) 541-4572

"4B. RESOLUTION: A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVES THE COLLECTION, CARE, & MANAGEMENT POLICY OF THE CITY OF EL PASO MUSEUM OF ART.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVES THE COLLECTION, CARE, & MANAGEMENT POLICY OF THE CITY OF EL PASO MUSEUM OF ART. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, MICHAEL TOMOR, (915) 532-1707]

"5A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: SALLY J. ANDRADE TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

SALLY J. ANDRADE TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

"5B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: RUBEN ESPARZA TO THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

RUBEN ESPARZA TO THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

"6A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: LAWRENCE W. VANLEY TO THE RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL - RSVP, FILLING AN UNEXPIRED TERM.

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED AS REVISED.

LAWRENCE W. VANLEY TO THE RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL - RSVP, FILLING AN EXPIRED TERM, BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

"6B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: SIRIA ROCHA TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

SIRIA ROCHA TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, DISTRICT 3. [REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, (915) 541-4572]

"6C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JOSE MELENDEZ TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, AS A REGULAR MEMBER.

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JOSE MELENDEZ TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, AS A REGULAR MEMBER, BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

"7. PURCHASING REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2005-193R (BUILDING SPACE RENTAL EASTSIDE HEALTH CLINIC RESOLICITED) WITH RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD FOR THREE ADDITIONAL YEARS

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2005-193R (BUILDING SPACE RENTAL EASTSIDE HEALTH CLINIC RESOLICITED) WITH RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD FOR THREE ADDITIONAL YEARS PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS TO AN AWARD APPROVED BY BOARD OF HEALTH ON MAY 18, 2005, AND THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER CLARIFY THAT THE ADDRESS OF THE LEASED PROPERTY AS 1757 GEORGE DIETER DRIVE, SUITE 109-111. CONTRACT PERIOD IS SEPTEMBER 1, 2008, TO SEPTEMBER 1, 2011

DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC HEALTH

OPTION: ONE [OF TWO]

ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $164,700 (TOTAL FOR THREE YEAR EXTENSION)

ACCOUNT NO.: 41150011-502400-06330-G4108AD

41150011-502400-06332-G4108NE

FUNDING SOURCE: TDH WIC SERVICES, ADMIN WIC ADMIN-FY08

TDH WIC SERVICES, NE04 WIC NUTRITION-FY08

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"8. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-196 (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY STRATEGIC PLAN) TO LBL TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-196 (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY STRATEGIC PLAN) TO LBL TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $59,850.

DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

AWARD TO: LBL TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS

MINNEAPOLIS, MN

ITEMS: ALL

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $59,850

ACCOUNT NO.: 39010351 - 502202 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: DATA PROCESSING SERVICES CONTRACT, OPERATING ACCOUNT

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $59,850

DISTRICTS: ALL

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY RECOMMEND AWARD TO LBL TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS, THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID. [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

"9. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-245 (CRIME VICTIMS MEMORIAL READING GARDEN AT YUCCA PARK) TO LOMELI & SONS LANDSCAPING CO., INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-245 (CRIME VICTIMS MEMORIAL READING GARDEN AT YUCCA PARK) TO LOMELI & SONS LANDSCAPING CO., INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $305,174.60.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: LOMELI & SONS LANDSCAPING CO., INC.

EL PASO, TX

BASE BID: $268,634.60

OPTION NO. 1: $ 36,540

ACCOUNT NO.: 71150069 - 508027 - 07887 - G7134CD0017

51159242 - 508027 - (16137-16241) - PPA08001

FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEV. BLOCK GRANT AND PARKLAND DEDICATION BONDS

TOTAL EST. AWARD: $305,174.60

DISTRICT: 7

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

WORK UNDER THIS UNIT PRICE CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED VALUE AND WILL BE ORDERED, PERFORMED, INVOICED, AND PAID BY MEASURED QUANTITY. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED VALUE AND WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL OF UNIT PRICES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM.

AS 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. [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10A.  INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

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

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

10A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2025 PROPOSED THOROUGHFARE SYSTEM AS DETAILED IN THE MAP ATLAS OF THE PLAN FOR EL PASO AND ITS RELATED DOCUMENTS AS ORIGINALLY APPROVED BY THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL IN 1999, AND AS SUBSEQUENTLY AMENDED. APPLICANT: WAL-MART STORES TEXAS, LP. (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHUCK KOOSHIAN, (915) 541-4632]

POSTPONED FROM 10-07-08

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON OCTOBER 21, 2008, FOR ITEM 10A

   
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: 10B.  -10C. 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.

10B. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 10A, 11A, 12A, AND 13A, BLOCK 54, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-M/SC (APARTMENT-MOBILE HOME PARK/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO R-5/SC (RESIDENTIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF HIGHLAND AVENUE AND SOUTH OF YERMOLAND DRIVE. APPLICANT: NADIA T. SAAB. ZON08-00047 (DISTRICT 7)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

10C. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON08-00042 TO ALLOW FOR A PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT WITH REDUCED SIDE SETBACKS AND REDUCED LOT DEPTHS ON A PORTION OF TRACT 10A, 11A, 12A, AND 13A, BLOCK 54, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, 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. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF HIGHLAND AVENUE AND SOUTH OF YERMOLAND DRIVE. APPLICANT: NADIA T. SAAB. ZON08-00042 (DISTRICT 7)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 4, 2008, FOR ITEMS 10B - 10C

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-069 (Janitorial Services - El Paso Department of Public Health Facilities) to Total Cleaning Services and The Eagle Janitorial Services
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-069 (JANITORIAL SERVICES - EL PASO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH FACILITIES) TO TOTAL CLEANING SERVICES AND THE EAGLE JANITORIAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $726,496.28.

DEPARTMENT: HEALTH

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: TOTAL CLEANING SERVICES

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 1 - 5

OPTION: 2 YEARS

ESTIMATED 36-MONTH AMOUNT: $368,490.76

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: THE EAGLE JANITORIAL SERVICES

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS 6, 9 -14, 16, 17, 19

OPTION: 2 YEARS

ESTIMATED 36-MONTH AMOUNT: $358,005.52

ACCOUNT NO.: 41150011 - 502206 - 06330

FUNDING SOURCE: HEALTH DEPARTMENT

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $726,496.28

DISTRICTS: ALL

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 HEALTH RECOMMEND AWARD TO TOTAL CLEANING SERVICES AND THE EAGLE JANITORIAL SERVICES, THE VENDORS OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BIDS.

[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: 11B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the request that the Purchasing Manager for Financial Services, Purchasing Division, be authorized to issue a purchase order to McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, the sole source for parts and warranty service for McNeilus Automatic Side Load Refuse Trucks
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO MCNEILUS TRUCK & MANUFACTURING, THE SOLE SOURCE FOR PARTS AND WARRANTY SERVICE FOR MCNEILUS AUTOMATIC SIDE LOAD REFUSE TRUCKS FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUAL AMOUNT OF $750,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 503121 - 45202

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES, FLEET SERVICES DIVISION

TOTAL AWARD: $750,000

REFERENCE NO.: 2009-044

DISTRICTS: ALL

[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: 12A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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). 930 East Redd Road. ZON08-00057
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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: 12B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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,  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED, WITH IMPOSING CONDITIONS

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]

   
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: 12C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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 southeast corner of Oregon Street and Glory Road. ZON08-00065
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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: 12D.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: FIRST MOTION, ADOPTED, WITH AN AMENDMENT THAT FLASHING, SCROLLING, AN ANIMATION ARE NOT PERMISSABLE. MOTION FAILED.

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]

   
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 NO
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12D.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: FINAL MOTION, ADOPTED, AS PRESENTED BY THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION WITH AMENDMENTS READ INTO THE RECORD.

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]

   
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: 12E.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance approving the Medical Center of the Americas Master Plan as a study area plan to be incorporated into the City's comprehensive plan, ''The Plan for El Paso'', and that the 2025 General Land Use Map be amended to incorporate the modification.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (1) ONE WEEK.

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE MEDICAL CENTER OF THE AMERICAS MASTER PLAN AS A STUDY AREA PLAN TO BE INCORPORATED INTO THE CITY'S COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, ''THE PLAN FOR EL PASO'', AND THAT THE 2025 GENERAL LAND USE MAP BE AMENDED TO INCORPORATE THE MODIFICATION. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO AND THE MEDICAL CENTER OF THE AMERICAS FOUNDATION. (DISTRICT 3)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ERNESTO ARRIOLA, (915) 541-4723]

   
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: 12F.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: A resolution addressing the concerns of the possible use of Eminent Domain for the purposes of the Medical Center of the Americas Master Plan, study area plan, and further, that the City Council of the City of El Paso resolves not to consider the use of eminent domain as an implementation strategy within the study area for any project other than for public purposes for a tw  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

A RESOLUTION ADDRESSING THE CONCERNS OF THE POSSIBLE USE OF EMINENT DOMAIN FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE MEDICAL CENTER OF THE AMERICAS MASTER PLAN, STUDY AREA PLAN, AND FURTHER, THAT THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL PASO RESOLVES NOT TO CONSIDER THE USE OF EMINENT DOMAIN AS AN IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY WITHIN THE STUDY AREA FOR ANY PROJECT OTHER THAN FOR PUBLIC PURPOSES FOR A TWELVE MONTH TIME PERIOD FOLLOWING THE DATE OF FORMAL ADOPTION OF THE PLAN FOR THE PROPOSED MEDICAL CENTER OF THE AMERICAS AS A STUDY AREA. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO AND THE MEDICAL CENTER OF THE AMERICAS FOUNDATION. (DISTRICT 3)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ERNESTO ARRIOLA, (915) 541-4723]

   
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: 13A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on the recommendation from the Environmental Services Legislative Review Committee regarding the implementation of a franchise fee for commercial haulers.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE RECOMMENDATION FROM THE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE REGARDING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A FRANCHISE FEE FOR COMMERCIAL HAULERS. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
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: 13B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on the recommendation from the Environmental Services Legislative Review Committee regarding the implementation of roll-off service.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE RECOMMENDATION FROM THE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE REGARDING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ROLL-OFF SERVICE. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
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: 13C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to have the City apply and for staff to be designated to provide for the necessary documents to complete an application for a grant to the Department of Transportation Federal Railroad Administration for funding availability for the Program for Capital Grants for Rail Line Relocation and Improvement Projects to make one of the locations ''The rail lines l  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (1) ONE WEEK.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO HAVE THE CITY APPLY AND FOR STAFF TO BE DESIGNATED TO PROVIDE FOR THE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO COMPLETE AN APPLICATION FOR A GRANT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION FOR FUNDING AVAILABILITY FOR THE PROGRAM FOR CAPITAL GRANTS FOR RAIL LINE RELOCATION AND IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS TO MAKE ONE OF THE LOCATIONS ''THE RAIL LINES LOCATED IN THE PROXIMITY OF THE MEDICAL CENTER OF THE AMERICAS PLANNED AREA'', TO REQUEST THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, THE COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT, TEXAS TECH, AND ANY OTHER JURISDICTION AS WELL AS THE MEDICAL CENTER OF THE AMERICAS FOUNDATION, AND ANY OTHERS THAT MAY WISH TO JOIN IN THE APPLICATION PROCESS SO THAT THE APPLICATION AND SUPPORT EFFORT IS RECOGNIZED BY THE AWARDING AGENCY. THAT LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES AS WELL AS OTHER NON-ELECTED PRIVATE AND NON-PROFIT AGENCIES BE ASKED FOR LETTERS OF SUPPORT. THAT ALL DOCUMENTS BE PREPARED AS INDICATED ON THE FEDERAL REGISTRY AND THE GRANT APPLICATION BE SUBMITTED BY THE DEADLINE OF NOVEMBER 28, 2008, OR SOONER.

[REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, (915) 541-4572]

   
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: 14.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action to ratify establishment of appropriations required for Northwind Wall Improvement project by budget transfer #2008-1399 posted on July 18, 2008, for $750,000 and further augment appropriations by an additional $250,000 as requested by the Engineering Department.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (1) ONE WEEK.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO RATIFY ESTABLISHMENT OF APPROPRIATIONS REQUIRED FOR NORTHWIND WALL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT BY BUDGET TRANSFER #2008-1399 POSTED ON JULY 18, 2008, FOR $750,000 AND FURTHER AUGMENT APPROPRIATIONS BY AN ADDITIONAL $250,000 AS REQUESTED BY THE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT. (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 15.  FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution regarding the quality of transmission and customer service provided by Time Warner Cable under the state issued certificate of franchise authority.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (2) TWO WEEKS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION REGARDING THE QUALITY OF TRANSMISSION AND CUSTOMER SERVICE PROVIDED BY TIME WARNER CABLE UNDER THE STATE ISSUED CERTIFICATE OF FRANCHISE AUTHORITY. (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 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.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution to approve the City's Investment Policy for Fiscal Year 2009.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE CITY'S INVESTMENT POLICY FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4293]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 17.  OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign an Interlocal Governmental Agreement between the City of El Paso and the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (UTEP) IN ORDER THAT UTEP'S INSTITUTE FOR POLICY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (''IPED'') CONDUCT A PUBLIC SURVEY TO COINCIDE WITH THE CITY'S STRATEGIC PLAN. THIS SURVEY WILL HAVE CITIZENS RANK PRIORITY FUNCTIONS (SERVICES) AS PROVIDED BY THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ITS CORRESPONDING DEPARTMENTS. THIS WILL ALLOW THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET TO REVIEW FUNDING TRENDS BASED ON ACTUAL CITIZENRY INPUT AND THEIR PERCEIVED PRIORITIES. THE RESULTS WILL BE INCORPORATED IN THE FY2009 STRATEGIC PLAN WORKING SESSIONS. AMOUNT OF CONTRACT IS $15,000. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4777] POSTPONED FROM 09-30-08

PLEASE NOTE: THE CITY MANAGER WILL BE REQUESTING THE DELETION OF THIS ITEM FROM THE OCTOBER 14, 2008, AGENDA.

   
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: 18A.  CITY MANAGER: Staff overview of the annexation provisions and impact fee regulations pursuant to state code; chronology of City actions taken relative to preparation of an annexation plan and roadway and water/wastewater impact fees; and recommendations related to a 10-year Annexation Plan and imposition of Roadway and Water/Wastewater impact fees.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

STAFF OVERVIEW OF THE ANNEXATION PROVISIONS AND IMPACT FEE REGULATIONS PURSUANT TO STATE CODE; CHRONOLOGY OF CITY ACTIONS TAKEN RELATIVE TO PREPARATION OF AN ANNEXATION PLAN AND ROADWAY AND WATER/WASTEWATER IMPACT FEES; AND RECOMMENDATIONS RELATED TO A 10-YEAR ANNEXATION PLAN AND IMPOSITION OF ROADWAY AND WATER/WASTEWATER IMPACT FEES.

[DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

"18B. CITY MANAGER: DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON RECOMMENDATIONS SUBMITTED ON OCTOBER 2, 2008 BY THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: FIRST MOTION, ACCEPT THE STAFF RECOMMENDATION ON ROAD IMPACT FEES.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON RECOMMENDATIONS SUBMITTED ON OCTOBER 2, 2008 BY THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE REGARDING:

1. 10-YEAR CITY ANNEXATION PLAN;

2. CREATION OF A CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE RELATED TO THE IMPOSITION OF IMPACT FEES;

3. IMPOSITION OF ROADWAY IMPACT FEES, AND RECOMMENDED FEE SCHEDULES;

4. IMPOSITION OF WATER AND WASTEWATER IMPACT FEES, AND RECOMMENDED FEE SCHEDULES;

5. TIMELINE FOR CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERATION, REVIEW, ADOPTION AND IMPOSITION OF ROADWAY AND WATER/WASTEWATER IMPACT FEES;

6. OTHER RECOMMENDATIONS RELATED TO ANNEXATION PROVISIONS AND IMPOSITION OF IMPACT FEES.

[DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

   
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.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on recommendations submitted on October 2, 2008 by the Planning & Development Legislative Review Committee
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: SECOND MOTION, TO APPOINT A COMMITTEE CONSISTING OF NINE MEMBERS APPOINTED BY COUNCIL, 40% FROM REAL ESTATE, DEVELOPMENT, OR BUILDING INDUSTRIES, AND ONE MEMBER FROM THE EXTRA TERRITORIAL JURISDICTION (ETJ). THE COMMITTEE, IN ADDITION TO THE OTHER STATUTORY REQUIREMENTS, WILL BE ASSIGNED THE FOLLOWING RESPONSIBILITIES: A) TO REVIEW THE SERVICE AREAS; B) TO REVIEW THE OPTIONS AVAILABLE ON IMPACT FEE REDUCTION FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING; AND C). THAT IMPACT FEES BE ASSESSED BASED ON THE TRADITIONAL METHOD.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON RECOMMENDATIONS SUBMITTED ON OCTOBER 2, 2008 BY THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE REGARDING:

1. 10-YEAR CITY ANNEXATION PLAN;

2. CREATION OF A CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE RELATED TO THE IMPOSITION OF IMPACT FEES;

3. IMPOSITION OF ROADWAY IMPACT FEES, AND RECOMMENDED FEE SCHEDULES;

4. IMPOSITION OF WATER AND WASTEWATER IMPACT FEES, AND RECOMMENDED FEE SCHEDULES;

5. TIMELINE FOR CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERATION, REVIEW, ADOPTION AND IMPOSITION OF ROADWAY AND WATER/WASTEWATER IMPACT FEES;

6. OTHER RECOMMENDATIONS RELATED TO ANNEXATION PROVISIONS AND IMPOSITION OF IMPACT FEES.

[DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

   
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: 18B.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on recommendations submitted on October 2, 2008 by the Planning & Development Legislative Review Committee
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: FINAL MOTION, TO DIRECT STAFF TO BRING FORWARD THE 10-YEAR ANNEXATION PLAN, SEPARATE AND APART FROM THE IMPACT FEE ISSUE.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON RECOMMENDATIONS SUBMITTED ON OCTOBER 2, 2008 BY THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE REGARDING:

1. 10-YEAR CITY ANNEXATION PLAN;

2. CREATION OF A CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE RELATED TO THE IMPOSITION OF IMPACT FEES;

3. IMPOSITION OF ROADWAY IMPACT FEES, AND RECOMMENDED FEE SCHEDULES;

4. IMPOSITION OF WATER AND WASTEWATER IMPACT FEES, AND RECOMMENDED FEE SCHEDULES;

5. TIMELINE FOR CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERATION, REVIEW, ADOPTION AND IMPOSITION OF ROADWAY AND WATER/WASTEWATER IMPACT FEES;

6. OTHER RECOMMENDATIONS RELATED TO ANNEXATION PROVISIONS AND IMPOSITION OF IMPACT FEES.

[DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX1.  Discussion and action on the City lease of 10 Civic Center Plaza, 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 UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE AN AMENDMENT TO THE LEASE FOR 10 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE CITY LEASE OF 10 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, 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 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.  Claim of Maria Esquivel; our file no. 07-C-004/Street. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT CLAIMANT’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE CLAIM OF MARIA ESQUIVEL, OUR FILE NO. 07-C-004/STREET.

CLAIM OF MARIA ESQUIVEL; OUR FILE NO. 07-C-004/STREET. (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 DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX3.  Claim of Jorge Valenzuela, Jr.; our file no. 08-C-177. (551.071)
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

CLAIM OF JORGE VALENZUELA, JR.; OUR FILE NO. 08-C-177. (551.071)

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

06:20:31 PM","10/14/08

"EX4. DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE WESTERLY 32.40 FEET OF LOT 3, BLOCK 3, EL DORADO, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 817 BARANDAL DRIVE. (551.071)

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY TO NEGOTIATE A SETTLEMENT REGARDING EXCESS PROCEEDS FROM THE NON-JUDICIAL FORECLOSURE SALE OF THE PROPERTY KNOWN AS 817 BARANDAL DRIVE IN EL PASO, TEXAS; AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ALL RELATED DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO RESOLVE SUCH DISPUTE.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE WESTERLY 32.40 FEET OF LOT 3, BLOCK 3, EL DORADO, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 817 BARANDAL DRIVE. (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 DID NOT VOTE

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

"MTB1. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING. (ACTION 08-71)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ON THE AGENDA TODAY IS THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING. (ACTION 08-71)

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

   
Item: MTB2.  Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2008-239 (Industrial Gases & Cylinder Rental) to Airgas Southwest, Inc., and Argyle Welding Supply (Action 08-72)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-239 (INDUSTRIAL GASES & CYLINDER RENTAL) TO AIRGAS SOUTHWEST, INC., AND ARGYLE WELDING SUPPLY, FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $240,000.00. (ACTION 08-72)

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: AIRGAS SOUTHWEST, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

OPTION: 1 YEAR

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $58,700.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: ARGYLE WELDING SUPPLY

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 2

OPTION: 2 YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $21,300.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600006 - 503126 - 40345

FUNDING SOURCE: TRANSIT MAINTENANCE-CHEMICAL SUPPLIES-SM GENERAL SUPPLIES

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $240,000.00

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTHS.

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

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

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

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

   
Item: MTB3.  Discussion and action on a resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign the Second Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Services of October 10, 2006 by and between the CITY OF EL PASO and ECM INTERNATIONAL, INC., for a project known as ''CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES - SUN METRO FACILITIES ASSIGNMENTS'', to amend the Scope of Services. No additional funding is required. (Acti  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES OF OCTOBER 10, 2006 BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ECM INTERNATIONAL, INC., FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES - SUN METRO FACILITIES ASSIGNMENTS'', TO AMEND THE SCOPE OF SERVICES. NO ADDITIONAL FUNDING IS REQUIRED. (ACTION 08-73)

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

   
Item: MTB4.  Discussion and action on a resolution authorizing LIFT certified passengers to ride for free on the Fixed Route bus system. (Action 08-74)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING LIFT CERTIFIED PASSENGERS TO RIDE FOR FREE ON THE FIXED ROUTE BUS SYSTEM. (ACTION 08-74)

   
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: MTB5.  Discussion and Action authorizing the City Manager to sign a written notice of non-renewal to Volar Center for Independent Living, and sign any other related documents necessary to terminate the Agreement between the Mass Transit Department Board and Volar Center for Independent Living, entered into on April 29, 2003. The Agreement provided for automatic extension absent a notice of non-renewal. (  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A WRITTEN NOTICE OF NON-RENEWAL TO VOLAR CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING, AND SIGN ANY OTHER RELATED DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO TERMINATE THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD AND VOLAR CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING, ENTERED INTO ON APRIL 29, 2003. THE AGREEMENT PROVIDED FOR AUTOMATIC EXTENSION ABSENT A NOTICE OF NON-RENEWAL. (ACTION 08-75)

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

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

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

   
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


 
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