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Agenda: City Council and Spcl MTB Mtgs - web
Date: 1/18/2005
 
   
Item: 2.  BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: Solicitation No.: 2005-005 Sun Metro Administration & Depot Building HVAC Replacement  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO AWARD THE FOLLOWING:

AWARD TO: THERMODYN CONTRACTORS, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: SUN METRO

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 60600011-G600444-11646-508003 $317,150.00

60600011-G600441-11643-508003 $262,000.00

FUNDING SOURCE: FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION ADMINISTRATION GRANTS

ITEMS BASE BID $579,150.00

TOTAL AWARD: $579,150.00

DISTRICT: 8

ACTION: 05-06

THE DEPARTMENTS OF SUN METRO AND ENGINEERING RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO THERMODYN CONTRACTORS, INC., AS THIS OFFEROR HAS PROVIDED THE BEST VALUE PROPOSAL. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CHAIRMAN OF THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REFERENCED CONTRACT APPROVED BY THE CITY ENGINEER, CONTRACT COMPLIANCE, AND THE CITY ATTORNEY. ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CHAIRMAN OF THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE BUDGET TRANSFERS FOR THIS AWARD AND PROJECT, AS NECESSARY. AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, BUT WHICH DO NOT INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT AS AWARDED, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,000 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER, AND NOT TO EXCEED THE TOTAL OF 25% OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT PRICE AS AWARDED, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook NO
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy YES

   
Item: 3.  RESOLUTION: Contract of Sale - El Paso Electric Company, 601 Santa Fe  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVE

THAT THE DIRECTOR OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE, THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY OR DESIGNEE BE AUTHORIZED TO PREPARE AND REVIEW AND THAT THE CHAIRMAN OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ON BEHALF OF THE CITY, A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY TO PURCHASE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:

ALL OF BLOCK AND CLOSED STREET BETWEEN BLOCKS 99 AND 120, ALL OF BLOCK 99, AND ALL FR BLOCK 121 AND STREET BETWEEN BLOCKS 120 AND

121 AND S ½ OF THIRD ADJACENT ABOVE LESS RR, BLOCK 120, CAMPBELL; CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; ALSO KNOWN AS, 601 SANTA FE; EXCLUDING THE TWO ELECTRICAL SUBSTATIONS AND A REAR TRANSMISSION LINE, CONTAINING 3.1475 ACRES, MORE OR LESS.

THAT THE CONTRACT SHALL OFFER JUST COMPENSATION FOR THE VALUE OF THE LAND AND RELOCATION EXPENSES IN THE AMOUNT OF TWO MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND NO/100THS DOLLARS ($2,500,000.00). (ACTION 05-06)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing DID NOT VOTE
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy YES

   
Item: 17B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Expedite Third Party Subdivision Approval - Fort Bliss  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO DIRECT STAFF TO EXPLORE THE FEASIBILITY OF THIRD PARTY APPROVAL OF SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT PLANS IN PREPARATION FOR THE NEED TO EXPEDITE THE BUILDING APPROVAL PROCESS IN RESPONSE TO PENDING INCREASED PERMANENT TROOP STRENGTH AT FORT BLISS. STAFF RECOMMENDATION SHALL INCLUDE ANY REQUIRED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT/S AND SHALL SET FORTH QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIRD PARTY REVIEWERS TO REVIEW AND INSPECT SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT PLANS, AS WELL AS ONCE BUILT, IMPROVEMENTS TO BE INSPECTED AND ACCEPTED FOR MAINTENANCE, CONSISTENT WITH STATE LAW, AND TO BRING A RECOMMENDATION TO THE COUNCIL IN FOUR (4) WEEKS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO DIRECT STAFF TO EXPLORE THE FEASIBILITY OF THIRD PARTY SUBDIVISION APPROVAL IN PREPARATION FOR THE NEED TO EXPEDITE THE BUILDING APPROVAL PROCESS IN RESPONSE TO PENDING INCREASED PERMANENT TROOP STRENGTH AT FORT BLISS. STAFF RECOMMENDATION SHALL INCLUDE ANY REQUIRED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT/S AND SHALL SET FORTH QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIRD PARTY REVIEWERS.

[REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4996]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 20.  PUBLIC HEARING - MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Workforce Retraining Advisory Committee  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKNE: APPROVED AS AMENDED

AN ORDINANCE CREATING THE WORKFORCE RETRAINING ADVISORY COMMITTEE, AND PROVIDING FOR MEMBERSHIP AND TERMS, OFFICERS, RULES AND REGULATIONS, ADMINISTRATION, AND DUTIES OF THE BOARD.

[REPRESENTATIVE VIVIAN ROJAS, (915) 541-4108 AND REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

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 OR PERSONS IN THE AUDIENCE. 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.

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS OF JUNE 3, 2003 AND JANUARY 11, 2005; SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF FEBRUARY 21, 2003; AND LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING OF JANUARY 31, 2003.

4A. RESOLUTION: GRANT - NATIONAL VACANT PROPERTIES CAMPAIGN

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

THAT THE CITY SUPPORTS A GRANT APPLICATION TO THE NATIONAL VACANT PROPERTIES CAMPAIGN FOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO FACILITATE LOCAL SOLUTIONS TO VACANT PROPERTIES AND INFILL DEVELOPMENT ISSUES; AND THAT THE DEPUTY CITY MANAGER FOR BUILDING & PLANNING SERVICES BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE, THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO PREPARE, AND THE MAYOR OR HIS DESIGNEE BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO SUPPORT AND TO COMPLETE THE APPLICATION, AND TO ACCEPT THE GRANT OF TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE UPON NOTICE OF AWARD. THE MAYOR OR HIS DESIGNEE IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY NECESSARY BUDGET TRANSFERS TO ACCOMPLISH THE INTENT OF THIS RESOLUTION. (ALL DISTRICTS)

FUNDING SOURCE: TO BE DETERMINED UPON GRANT AWARD, AND AUTHORIZED BY OMB.

[BUILDING & PLANNING SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

4B. RESOLUTION: RELEASE OF LIEN - 1125 PRESCOTT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY AND THE CITY CLERK, BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RELEASE OF LIEN WHEREBY THE CITY RELEASES ITS LIEN IN THE AMOUNT OF NINE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($9,500.00, GRANT NOTE - $450.00, LOAN NOTE - $9,050.00), AGAINST THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY:

LOT 80, RANCHLAND HILLS ADDITION NO. 3, IN EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OF RECORDS IN THE BACK OF BOOK 663, DEED RECORDS OF SAID COUNTY, KNOWN AS 1125 PRESCOTT

FOR CONSIDERATION PAID TO THE CITY IN FULL SATISFACTION OF THAT CERTAIN PROMISSORY NOTE EXECUTED BY THE OWNER OF THE ABOVE-DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY AND PAYABLE TO THE ORDER OF THE CITY; AND THAT THE CITY COMPTROLLER ISSUE A REFUND CHECK RESULTING FROM AN OVERPAYMENT ON THE LOAN FOR THE AMOUNT OF ONE THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY AND 76/100 DOLLARS ($1,180.76). (DISTRICT 3)

FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE CD HOUSING REHAB DEPT ID: 71150039, GRANT: 710RLFCDAH, FUND: 09903, FINANCIAL LOCATION: 71000, ACCOUNT: 138000]

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, CHARLES RUIZ, (915) 541-4221]

4C - 1. RESOLUTION: $1.2 MILLION - PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS - ALAMITO COMPLEX

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY WILL PLEDGE A COMMITMENT OF FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $1.2 MILLION TO SUPPORT PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS BY THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS (''HACEP'') FOR THE ALAMITO COMPLEX HOPE VI REVITALIZATION DURING THE FOUR-YEAR GRANT IMPLEMENTATION PERIOD, APPROXIMATELY FROM 2005 THROUGH 2009, CONTINGENT ONLY UPON THE RECEIPT BY HACEP OF THE $20 MILLION HOPE VI REVITALIZATION GRANT FROM HUD. (ALL DISTRICTS)

FUNDS, NOT TO EXCEED $750,000, WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR THIS PROJECT IN FUTURE CDBG FISCAL YEARS SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE HACEP HOPE VI GRANT.

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, ROBERT SALINAS, (915) 541-4643]

4C - 2: RESOLUTION: $20 MILLION HOPE VI REVITALIZATION GRANT - ALAMITO COMPLEX

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT, CONTINGENT SOLELY UPON THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF EL PASO RECEIVING A $20 MILLION HOPE VI REVITALIZATION GRANT IN 2005 FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT FOR ITS ALAMITO COMPLEX, THE CITY OF EL PASO WILL PRE-COMMIT UP TO $750,000 IN FUTURE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUNDS TO SUPPORT THE REQUIRED PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS AT THE ALAMITO COMPLEX DURING THE FOUR-YEAR GRANT IMPLEMENTATION PERIOD OF 2005 THROUGH 2009. (ALL DISTRICTS)

FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE 30TH YEAR (2004-2005) CD CONTINGENCIES ACCOUNT NO. G7129CD0001. [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, ROBERT SALINAS, (915) 541-4643]

4C - 3: RESOLUTION: $450,000 - PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS - ALAMITO COMPLEX

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RESOLUTION TO COMMIT FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($450,000.00) TO SUPPORT PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE ALAMITO COMPLEX. FUNDING SOURCE - 2004 BOND ELECTION FUNDS 14200403/PBE04ST13529450/508027. (DISTRICT 8)

[BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

4D. RESOLUTION : SPECIAL EVENTS AGREEMENT - EL PASO SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE FOLLOWING SPECIAL EVENTS AGREEMENT FOR SPACE IN THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF ART.

[EL PASO MUSEUM OF ART, CHRIS GRIJALVA-GARCIA, (915) 532-1707]

EVENT: DINNER

LICENSEE: EL PASO SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

DATE: JANUARY 21, 2005

TIME: 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

AREA(S): PATRICIA AND JONATHAN ROGERS GRAND LOBBY

CHARGE FOR SPACE: $400.00

CHARGE FOR STAFF (EST): $160.00

CHARGE FOR INSURANCE: $ 52.80

4E. RESOLUTION: SPECIAL EVENTS AGREEMENT - HARCOURT SCHOOL PUBLISHERS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE FOLLOWING SPECIAL EVENTS AGREEMENT FOR SPACE IN THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF ART.

[EL PASO MUSEUM OF ART, CHRIS GRIJALVA-GARCIA, (915) 532-1707]

EVENT: TEACHER WORKSHOP

LICENSEE: HARCOURT SCHOOL PUBLISHERS

DATE: JANUARY 25, 2005

TIME: 4:30 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.

AREA(S): PATRICIA AND JONATHAN ROGERS GRAND LOBBY

CHARGE FOR SPACE: $500.00

CHARGE FOR STAFF (EST): $100.00

CHARGE FOR INSURANCE: $ 52.80

CHARGE FOR EQUIPMENT $ 50.00

4F. RESOLUTION: SPECIAL EVENTS AGREEMENT - ETA PI OMEGA CHAPTER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE FOLLOWING SPECIAL EVENTS AGREEMENT FOR SPACE IN THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF ART. LICENSEE IS REQUESTING PERMISSION TO SERVE ALCOHOL IN THE PREMISES. [EL PASO MUSEUM OF ART, CHRIS GRIJALVA-GARCIA, (915) 532-1707]

EVENT: DINNER

LICENSEE: ETA PI OMEGA CHAPTER

DATE: APRIL 15, 2005

TIME: 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.

AREA(S): SPECIAL EVENTS

CHARGE FOR SPACE: $1,200.00

CHARGE FOR STAFF (EST.): $ 320.00

CHARGE FOR INSURANCE: $ 52.80

RENTAL OF FURNITURE/EQUIPMENT:$ 35.00

4G. RESOLUTION: AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES - BPLW ARCHITECTS & ENGINEERS, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND BPLW ARCHITECTS & ENGINEERS, INC., A CORPORATION REGISTERED IN THE STATE OF TEXAS, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''BOYS CLUB PARK WALKWAYS AND BENCHES'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($7,500.00).

(DISTRICT 8) FUNDING SOURCE - CBDG FUNDS, G7130CD0017/508016

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, IRENE RAMIREZ, (915) 541-4431]

4H. RESOLUTION: AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES - CARL DANIEL ARCHITECTS, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND CARL DANIEL ARCHITECTS, INC., FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''CIVIC CENTER PLAZA IMPROVEMENTS'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FORTY-EIGHT THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-SEVEN AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($48,137.00). (DISTRICT 8)

FUNDING SOURCE - 57107100/P50156627456/508016, HOTEL/MOTEL TAXES.

[ENGINEERING, IRENE RAMIREZ, (915) 541-4431]

4I. RESOLUTION: FIRST AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES - QUANTUM ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND QUANTUM ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS, INC., FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''INDIAN PLACE, WENDA WAY AND BOWEN DRIVE STREET AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED NINE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED TWENTY AND 08/100 DOLLARS ($9,920.08). (DISTRICT 7) FUNDING SOURCE: 2004 BOND ISSUE PROJECT FUND - 14200403/PBE04ST10429118/508016

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, IRENE RAMIREZ, (915) 541-4431]

4J. RESOLUTION: AGREEMENT FOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES - LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES, INC. FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''MESA TERRACE PARK IMPROVEMENTS'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TWENTY-THREE THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED SIX AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($23,406.00). (DISTRICT 2)

FUNDING SOURCE: CDGB FUNDS - G7130CD0014/508016

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, IRENE RAMIREZ, (915) 541-4431]

4K. RESOLUTION: CONTRACT - THOMAS M. DOYLE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THOMAS M. DOYLE, TO ASSIST THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET AS A SENIOR GRANTS COORDINATOR, AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $2,575.00, FOR 40 HOURS PER WEEK. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 22, 2005 THROUGH JANUARY 21, 2006. THIS CONTRACT IS SUBJECT TO THE CONCURRENCE OF THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. FUNDING SOURCE: FY05 GENERAL FUNDS ACCOUNT

[OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4011]

4L. RESOLUTION: FIRST AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES - THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC ARCHITECTURE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC ARCHITECTURE, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''CLEVELAND SQUARE REDEVELOPMENT - NEW HISTORY MUSEUM BUILDING AND ADDITION, REMODELING AND REFURBISHING OF MAIN LIBRARY'', FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED SIXTEEN THOUSAND SIXTY FIVE AND NO/100 DOLLARS (16,065.00). (DISTRICT 8)

[PERSPECTIVA + 3D/I (P+3), JUAN CONTRERAS, (915) 225-3449]

5. TEMPORARY POSITION: CLERK TYPIST II (1)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST TO FILL POSITION ON A TEMPORARY BASIS IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE VI, SECTION 6.6-3, OF THE CIVIL SERVICE CHARTER PROVISIONS:



CLERK TYPIST II (1)

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

FUND SOURCE: 11010011-01101-501011

6. STAFFING TABLE CHANGE: HEALTH

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

HEALTH

DELETE 1.00 PUBLIC HEALTH SPECIALIST PM 72

FUND SOURCE: 41010150-01101-41000

ADD 1.00 PUBLIC HEALTH SPECIALIST PM 72

FUND SOURCE: 41010150-01101-41000

DELETE 1.00 PUBLIC HEALTH SPECIALIST PM 72

FUND SOURCE: 41150023-06105-41000-G410525

[EL PASO CITY-COUNTY HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRICT, DR. JORGE C. MAGAÑA, (915) 771-5702]

7. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: SHIRLEY ROBERTS TO THE RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL (RSVP)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

SHIRLEY ROBERTS TO THE RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL (RSVP) BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., DISTRICT 5.

[REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4189]

8A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ROBERT B. BORUNDA TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ROBERT B. BORUNDA TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., DISTRICT 5.

[REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4189]

8B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ROBERT VELIZ TO THE ZONIG BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ROBERT VELIZ TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4189]

8C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: RITA E. BACA BENTON TO THE EL PASO MOUNTAIN COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RITA E. BACA BENTON TO THE EL PASO MOUNTAIN COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., DISTRICT 5.

[REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4189]

8D. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ROGER K. CURIE TO THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ROGER K. CURIE TO THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., DISTRICT 5.

[REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4189]

9. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: $1,000 - MISSION HILLS ASSOCIATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST TO ALLOCATE $1,000 FROM DISTRICT 1 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO THE MISSION HILLS ASSOCIATION FOR RECENTLY INSTALLED PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT.

10. RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT: BETWEEN 11532 & 11528 BIG BEAR COURT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT: APPROVE INSTALLATION, POWER, AND MAINTENANCE OF RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATION:

BETWEEN 11532 & 11528 BIG BEAR COURT COST $1,200 (DISTRICT 5)

[REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4189]

11. AGREEMENT EXTENSION - B&C TURF EQUIPMENT CO., INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE DIRECTOR OF PURCHASING BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT FOR TWO (2) ADDITIONAL YEARS, FROM JANUARY 21, 2005 TO JANUARY 21, 2007 PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF CONTRACT 2003-056-C1 WITH B&C TURF EQUIPMENT CO., INC., EL PASO, TEXAS FOR IRRIGATION EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES.

OPTION NO.: ONE [OF ONE]

AMOUNT OF AWARD: $200,000.00

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 51010262-503202-01101

FUNDING SOURCE: PARKS & RECREATION GENERAL OPERATING FUNDS

DEPARTMENT: PARKS & RECREATION

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, JESUS M. JUAREZ, (915) 541-4317]

12A. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-032 NATIONS TOBIN AND PAVO REAL RECREATION CENTERS RE-ROOFING

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THIS CONTRACT SHALL BE AWARDED TO THE BIDDER WHO PROVIDES THE BEST VALUE TO THE CITY. THE CITY MAY CONSIDER PRICE AND OTHER RELEVANT CRITERIA LISTED IN THE REQUEST FOR BIDS.

CONTRACTOR: COMMERCIAL ROOFING SYSTEMS, INC.

VINTON, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 14200401-PBE04PA105-29105-508027 - $ 73,650.00

14200401-PBE04PA106-29106-508027 - $ 416,700.00

FUNDING SOURCE: 2004 BOND ELECTION

ITEMS: BASE BID I $ 416,700.00

BASE BID II $ 70,750.00

ALTERNATE #1$ 2,900.00

TOTAL AWARD: $ 490,350.00

DISTRICT (S): 4 AND 6

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND PARKS AND RECREATION RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO COMMERCIAL ROOFING SYSTEMS, INC., AS THIS OFFEROR HAS PROVIDED THE BEST VALUE PROPOSAL. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REFERENCED CONTRACT. ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE BUDGET TRANSFERS FOR THIS AWARD AND PROJECT, AS NECESSARY.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, BUT WHICH DO NOT INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT AS AWARDED, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,000 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER, AND NOT TO EXCEED THE TOTAL OF 25% OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT PRICE AS AWARDED, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL.

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, BYRON JOHNSON, (915) 541-4308]

12B. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-046 JANITORIAL SERVICES FOR MARTY ROBBINS RECREATION CENTER

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THIS CONTRACT SHALL BE AWARDED TO THE BIDDER WHO PROVIDES THE BEST VALUE TO THE CITY. THE CITY MAY CONSIDER PRICE AND OTHER RELEVANT CRITERIA LISTED IN THE REQUEST FOR BIDS.

AWARD TO: CAREFREE JANITORIAL SERVICES

EL PASO, TX

ITEM (S): ALL

AMOUNT: $19,872.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 51010256-5150076-01101-16339-502206

FUNDING SOURCE: MARTY ROBBINS, FACILITIES MAINTENANCE, OPERATING AND USER FEE ACCOUNTS

TOTAL AWARD: $59,616.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): 6

PARKS & RECREATION, CENTER STAFF, AND PURCHASING RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED, CAREFREE JANITORIAL SERVICES PROVIDED AND MEETS THE BEST VALUE CRITERIA.

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH CONTRACT WITH NO OPTION TO RENEW, CAREFREE JANITORIAL SERVICES OFFERS A 1% 10 DAYS PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT.

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, RAY HEREDIA, (915) 541-4316]

13A. BID: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-065 HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

IF APPARENT LOW BIDDER IS DISQUALIFIED FOR ANY REASON, CITY COUNCIL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO EXERCISE ANY OPTION LEGALLY AVAILABLE UNDER THE LAW BY AWARDING BID TO NEXT LOWEST RESPONSIVE AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER EVEN THOUGH THE BIDDER IS NOT NAMED ON THIS AGENDA.

AWARD TO: ENVIROSOLVE, LLC

TULSA, OK

ITEM (S): ALL

AMOUNT: $200,000.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

DEPARTMENT: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 34010296-40403-502204

FUNDING SOURCE: OUTSIDE CONTRACTS

TOTAL AWARD: $400,000.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT AND PURCHASING DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDS AWARD AS INDICATED. ENVIROSOLVE, LLC, PROVIDED THE LOWEST BID THAT MEETS ALL REQUIREMENTS OF THE SOLICITATION.

THIS IS A TWENTY-FOUR (24) MONTH CONTRACT WITH THE OPTION TO RENEW TWO (2) ADDITIONAL YEARS ON A MONTH TO MONTH BASIS.

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, RAY HEREDIA, (915) 541-4316]

13B. BID: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-021 2'' GALVANIZED SIGN POSTS

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

IF APPARENT LOW BIDDER IS DISQUALIFIED FOR ANY REASON, CITY COUNCIL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO EXERCISE ANY OPTION LEGALLY AVAILABLE UNDER THE LAW BY AWARDING BID TO NEXT LOWEST RESPONSIVE AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER EVEN THOUGH THE BIDDER IS NOT NAMED ON THIS AGENDA.

AWARD TO: ALLIED TUBE & CONDUIT

HARVEY, ILLINOIS

ITEM (S): #1 TO #11

AMOUNT: $59,975.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: STREET

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 32010287-503203-508027-01101-

14200403-508027-29143-PBE04ST128

FUNDING SOURCE: SIGN REPLACEMENT & STREETS GENERAL OPERATING FUND

TOTAL AWARD: $119,950.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

THE STREET AND PURCHASING DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE OFFER MEETING SPECIFICATIONS, FROM RESPONSIBLE PARTIES.

NO OPTIONS OFFERED.

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF TWENTY-FOUR (24) MONTHS. [PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, JESUS M. JUAREZ, (915) 541-4317]



14A. BUDGET TRANSFER - BT2005-312 MUSEUM OF ART

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

TO RE-ALIGN BUDGET OF SCHOOL COORDINATOR BASED ON GRANT AWARD OF LESS THAN BUDGETED AMOUNT.

INCREASE $33,290 TO 54500028/50110/507000 INTRFD TRF

INCREASE $33,290 TO 54150078/G54010907234/407000 INTRFD TRF

DECREASE $22,650 FROM 54150078/G54010907234/405060 DONATIONS

INCREASE $33,290 TO 54500028/50110/407002 EST REV

INCREASE $ 7,318 TO 54150078/G54010907234/501011 PTTEMPCIV

INCREASE $ 164 TO 54150078/G54010907234/501130 FICAMDCMCV

INCREASE $ 702 TO 54150078/G54010907234/501129 FICACITYMCV

INCREASE $ 11 TO 54150078/G54010907234/501101 UNEMPCMP

INCREASE $ 51 TO 54150078/G54010907234/501100 WRKCMPCV

INCREASE $ 1,680 TO 54150078/G54010907234/501108 POSEMPCNB

INCREASE $ 14 TO 54150078/G54010907234/501114 LIFE INS CIV

INCREASE $ 700 TO 54150078/G54010907234/501124 CPNSPLCONTRB

14B. BUDGET TRANSFER - BT2005-413 OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

TO APPROPRIATE FUNDING REQUIRED FOR IVR SYSTEM FOR BPI AND RELATED EQUIPMENT.

INCREASE $123,583 TO 04250203/PMB000313027251/407002 EST REV

INCREASE $123,583 TO 04250203/PMB000313027251/508010 DATA PROCESS

15. BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS - REFUND: MIGUEL A. CORONA IN THE AMOUNT OF $45.00

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING PERMIT REFUND TO MIGUEL A. CORONA IN THE AMOUNT OF $45.00 (FORTY FIVE DOLLARS). FUNDING SOURCE: ACCOUNT #36010119-404102

[BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4557]

16E. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE: ZONING CHANGE REQUEST - ZON04-00142

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 1 AND 24, ALTA MIRA ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-O/SC (APARTMENT/OFFICE/SPECIAL CONTRACT) AND R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-1/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT) AND IMPOSING CERTAIN CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: WILLIS E & ARLETTE MAXELL. ZON04-00142.

(DISTRICT 2) [PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, JORGE ROUSSELIN, (915) 541-4723]

18. PURCHASING - BID: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-050 EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT GOLF COURSE

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

IF APPARENT LOW BIDDER IS DISQUALIFIED FOR ANY REASON, CITY COUNCIL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO EXERCISE ANY OPTION LEGALLY AVAILABLE UNDER THE LAW BY AWARDING BID TO NEXT LOWEST RESPONSIVE AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER EVEN THOUGH THE BIDDER IS NOT NAMED ON THIS AGENDA.

CONTRACTOR: GOLF WORKS, INC.

AUSTIN, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 62620026-PAP0023-41063-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: AIRPORT REVENUE

ITEMS: BASE BID $9,426,310.55 AND

ALTERNATE NO. 18 $ 25,000.00

TOTAL AWARD: $9,451,310.55

DISTRICT (S): 2

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND AVIATION RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO GOLF WORKS, INC., THE LOW RESPONSIBLE, RESPONSIVE BIDDER. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REFERENCED CONTRACT. ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE BUDGET TRANSFERS FOR THIS AWARD AND PROJECT, AS NECESSARY.

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

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, BARBARA CRUMLEY, (915) 541-4315]

21B. PUBLIC HEARINGS - BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS: CONDEMNATION HEARING - 5763 ALAMEDA

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED FOUR (4) WEEKS

PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE IF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 5763 ALAMEDA AVENUE (REAR OF STORE AND REAR APARTMENTS), IN THE CITY OF EL PASO (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) IS A FIRE AND SAFETY HAZARD, AND A NUISANCE AND WHETHER THE SAME SHOULD BE REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED. FIRST INVESTIGATED AUGUST 16TH, 2004. THE OWNER OF THIS PROPERTY, GERARDO AGUIRRE, 9850 STAUBACH DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS 79927, HAS BEEN NOTIFIED OF THE VIOLATIONS AT THIS PROPERTY.

(DISTRICT 3) [BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS, TOM MAGUIRE, (915) 541-4588]

ADDN 1A. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: $1,000 - PLAYGROUND CONNECTION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVE, AS REVISED, SUBJECT TO THE ACCEPTANCE OF AN APPROPRIATE AGREEMENT COVERING THE DONATION OF EQUIPMENT AND ALLOCATION OF LIABILITY, THE REQUEST TO ALLOCATE $1,000 FROM DISTRICT 3 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO PLAYGROUND CONNECTION AS A CONTRIBUTION TO THE OVERALL COST OF $175,000.00 NEEDED IN DONATIONS FROM THE COMMUNITY TO BUILD A BARRIER-FREE AND DEVELOPMENTALLY ADVANTAGEOUS PLAYGROUND AT VISTA DEL VALLE PARK, WHERE CHILDREN WITH PHYSICAL, SENSORY AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES CAN PLAY WITH THEIR SIBLINGS, FRIENDS, AND PEERS.

REQUEST TO ALLOCATE $1,000 FROM DISTRICT 3 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO PLAYGROUND CONNECTION AS A CONTRIBUTION TO THE OVERALL COST OF $175,000.00 NEEDED IN DONATIONS FROM THE COMMUNITY TO BUILD A BARRIER-FREE AND DEVELOPMENTALLY ADVANTAGEOUS PLAYGROUND AT VISTA DEL VALLE PARK, WHERE CHILDREN WITH PHYSICAL, SENSORY AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES CAN PLAY WITH THEIR SIBLINGS, FRIENDS, AND PEERS.

[DEPT ID #01010003, ACCOUNT #504420, FUND #01101]

ADDN 1B. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: $1,000 - 2005 EL PASO GOLDEN GLOVES TOURNAMENT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVE, AS REVISED, SUBJECT TO THE ACCEPTANCE OF A CO-SPONSORSHIP AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND EL PASO GOLDEN GLOVES ASSOCIATION, THE REQUEST TO ALLOCATE $1,000 FROM DISTRICT 3 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO THE 2005 EL PASO GOLDEN GLOVES TOURNAMENT TO COVER THE USER FEE AT THE CAROLINA RECREATION CENTER TAKING PLACE FEBRUARY 18, 19, AND 20, 2005 WHICH IS SPONSORED BY THE EL PASO GOLDEN GLOVES ASSOCIATION AND THE CITY OF EL PASO.

REQUEST TO ALLOCATE $1,000 FROM DISTRICT 3 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO THE 2005 EL PASO GOLDEN GLOVES TOURNAMENT TO COVER THE USER FEE AT THE CAROLINA RECREATION CENTER FROM JANUARY 18, 19, AND 20, 2005 WHICH IS SPONSORED BY THE EL PASO GOLDEN GLOVES ASSOCIATION AND THE CITY OF EL PASO. [DEPT ID #01010003, ACCOUNT #504420, FUND #01101]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. Rojas DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 17A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Chapter 7 Bankruptcy - Cumbre Development Corp  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVE AS REVISED A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT IN THE CHAPTER 7 CASE OF CUMBRE DEVELOPMENT CORP., CASE NO. 02-32345, IN SUPPORT OF TRUSTEE’S MOTION TO SELL PROPERTY FREE AND CLEAR OF LIENS PURSUANT TO 11 U.S.C. SEC. 363 TO FIRST NATIONAL BANK.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON APPROVAL OF A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT IN THE CHAPTER 7 CASE OF CUMBRE DEVELOPMENT CORP., CASE NO. 02-32345, IN SUPPORT OF TRUSTEE'S MOTION TO SELL PROPERTY FREE AND CLEAR OF LIENS PURSUANT TO 11 U.S.C. SEC. 363 TO FIRST NATIONAL BANK. (DISTRICT 1)

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSAN AUSTIN, (915) 541-4886]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 17C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Police Department - El Paso Regional Lab  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO AUTHORIZE THE POLICE DEPARTMENT STAFF TO PROVIDE ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE EL PASO REGIONAL LAB CONCEPT. COORDINATION OF LOCAL PARTNER AGENCIES AND ADDITIONAL FUNDING REQUESTS WILL BE COMPLETED THROUGH THE OFFICE OF THE MAYOR.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AUTHORIZING POLICE DEPARTMENT STAFF TO PROVIDE ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE EL PASO REGIONAL LAB CONCEPT. COORDINATION OF LOCAL PARTNER AGENCIES AND ADDITIONAL FUNDING REQUESTS WILL BE COMPLETED THROUGH THE OFFICE OF THE MAYOR.

[MAYOR'S OFFICE, PHILLIP P. LOPICCOLO, (915) 541-4145]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 19.  PURCHASING - RESOLUTION:  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

WHEREAS, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, BY RESOLUTION DATED MARCH 12, 2002, DETERMINED THAT THE COMPETITIVE SEALED PROPOSAL METHOD IS THE PROJECT METHOD THAT PROVIDES THE BEST VALUE TO THE CITY WHEN ENTERING INTO A CONTRACT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A FACILITY; AND

THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO HEREBY AWARDS SOLICITATION FOR EASTSIDE REGIONAL LIBRARY, NO. 2005-024, TO DANTEX CONSTRUCTION, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,264,200.00, AS THIS OFFEROR PROVIDES THE BEST VALUE TO THE CITY BASED ON THE PUBLISHED CRITERIA AND ON ITS RANKING EVALUATION; AND

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE CONTRACT REFERENCED ABOVE; AND

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE BUDGET TRANSFERS FOR THIS AWARD AND PROJECT, AS NECESSARY; AND

THAT THE CITY ENGINEER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, BUT WHICH DO NOT INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT AS AWARDED, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,000 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER, AND NOT TO EXCEED THE TOTAL OF 25% OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT PRICE AS AWARDED, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL.

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, BYRON JOHNSON, (915) 541-4308]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 21A.  PUBLIC HEARINGS - BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS: Condemnation Hearing - 3901 Trowbridge  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE IF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 3901 TROWBRIDGE DRIVE, IN THE CITY OF EL PASO (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) IS A FIRE AND SAFETY HAZARD, AND A NUISANCE AND WHETHER THE SAME SHOULD BE REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED. FIRST INVESTIGATED MAY 6TH, 2004. THE OWNER OF THIS PROPERTY, ENRIQUE MATA, 3901 TROWBRIDGE DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS 79903-2826, HAS BEEN NOTIFIED OF THE VIOLATIONS AT THIS PROPERTY.

(DISTRICT 2) [BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS, TOM MAGUIRE, (915) 541-4588]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin DID NOT VOTE
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 22.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOMENT: Zoning Change Request - ZON04-00149  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF BLOCK 55 AND BLOCK 56, ALL OF BLOCKS 57, 58, 60, 65, 66, 67, AND 68, AND A PORTION OF THIRD AVENUE (VACATED) AND FOURTH AVENUE (VACATED), MAGOFFIN ADDITION; A PORTION OF BLOCK 109 AND ALL OF BLOCKS 110 AND 142, CAMPBELL ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM A-3 (APARTMENT) TO SRR (SPECIAL RESIDENTIAL REVITALIZATION). THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS. ZON04-00149 (DISTRICT 8)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4925]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 24A.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: Joel Torres  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THAT THE CLAIM OF JOEL TORRES, OUR FILE NUMBER PARKS L0008 BE DENIED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE PENDING CLAIM OF JOEL TORRES (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MICHELE LITTLE LOCKE, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin DID NOT VOTE
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 24B.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: William Salazar  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THAT THE CLAIM OF WILLIE SALAZAR, OUR FILE NUMBER SWM L0030 BE DENIED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE PENDING CLAIM OF WILLIAM SALAZAR (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MICHELE LITTLE LOCKE, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin DID NOT VOTE
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 24C.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: Esperanza Flores  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THAT THE CLAIM OF ESPERANZA FLORES, OUR FILE NUMBER ZOO L0002 BE DENIED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE PENDING CLAIM OF ESPERANZA FLORES (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MICHELE LITTLE LOCKE, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin DID NOT VOTE
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 24D.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: Charles E. Gibbens  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THAT THE CLAIM OF CHARLES E. GIBBENS, OUR FILE NUMBER PARKS L0011 BE DENIED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE PENDING CLAIM OF CHARLES E. GIBBENS (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MICHELE LITTLE LOCKE, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin DID NOT VOTE
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 24E.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: Ruben Quintero  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THAT THE CLAIM OF RUBEN QUINTERO, OUR FILE NUMBER POLICE L0086 BE DENIED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE PENDING CLAIM OF RUBEN QUINTERO (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MICHELE LITTLE LOCKE, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin DID NOT VOTE
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 24F.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: Alma Flores  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THAT THE CLAIM OF ALMA FLORES, OUR FILE NUMBER ENG L0006 BE DENIED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE PENDING CLAIM OF ALMA FLORES (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MICHELE LITTLE LOCKE, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin DID NOT VOTE
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 24G.  EXETUIVE SESSION: Economic Development-Related Negotiations  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO PROCEED WITH NEGOTIATIONS WITH A BUSINESS PROSPECT TO CONSIDER TAX ABATEMENT INCENTIVES THAT WILL BE SUBJECT TO REVIEW AND APPROVAL BY CITY COUNCIL.

DISCUSSION, DELIBERATION, AND ACTION ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT-RELATED NEGOTIATIONS WITH A BUSINESS PROSPECT AND THE POSSIBLE OFFER OF FINANCIAL OR OTHER INCENTIVES TO THE BUSINESS PROSPECT. (551.087)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JOHN NANCE, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin DID NOT VOTE
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 1.  PUBLIC COMMENT - Anita Blair  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION ON THE BILL OF RIGHTS.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 1.  RESOLUTION: Agreement for Consultant Services - AMEC Earth & Environmental, Inc.  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR CONSULTANT SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AMEC EARTH & ENVIRONMENTAL, INC., FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''SUN METRO DIESEL REMEDIATION PROJECT'' IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED SEVEN HUNDRED FORTY THOUSAND DOLLARS AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($740,000.00). (ACTION 05-05) (POSTPONED FROM 01-11-05)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy YES


 
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