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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING
Date: 1/8/2008
 
   
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 JANUARY 2, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 2, 2008. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3B. RESOLUTION: AUTHORIZING PFLAG/EL PASO SUN CITY PRIDE TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT AN OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL FROM 12:00 P.M. JUNE 7, 2008, TO 2:00 A.M. JUNE 8, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PFLAG/EL PASO SUN CITY PRIDE TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT AN OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF STANTON STREET BETWEEN FRANKLIN AVENUE AND MISSOURI STREET FROM 12:00 P.M. JUNE 7, 2008, TO 2:00 A.M. JUNE 8, 2008. (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RON BROWN ARCHITECTS FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''SAN JUAN SENIOR CENTER REMODELING''.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RON BROWN ARCHITECTS FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''SAN JUAN SENIOR CENTER REMODELING'' IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $108,390. (DISTRICT 3)

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

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND GUILLERMO BARAJAS, INC., D/B/A ENVIRO IDEA FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''YSLETA BRANCH LIBRARY EXPANSION''.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND GUILLERMO BARAJAS, INC., D/B/A ENVIRO IDEA FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''YSLETA BRANCH LIBRARY EXPANSION'' IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $49,031. (DISTRICT 6) [ENGINEERING, JAVIER REYES, (915) 541-4630]

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO GIVES ITS CONSENT TO TEXAS GAS SERVICE TO CROSS UNDER AN IDENTIFIED PORTION OF A 30-FOOT WIDE DRAINAGE CHANNEL RIGHT-OF-WAY IN COLONIA DEL CARMEN UNIT TWO

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO GIVES ITS CONSENT TO TEXAS GAS SERVICE TO CROSS UNDER AN IDENTIFIED PORTION OF A 30-FOOT WIDE DRAINAGE CHANNEL RIGHT-OF-WAY IN COLONIA DEL CARMEN UNIT TWO, AS RECORDED IN VOLUME 45, PAGE 4, PLAT RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING NATURAL GAS SERVICE TO THE SPANISH CREEK TOWNHOMES BEING CONSTRUCTED AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION OF LEE TREVINO DRIVE AND NORTH LOOP BOULEVARD, PURSUANT TO THE TERMS OF THE FEBRUARY 22, 2000, FRANCHISE (ORDINANCE NO. 014360) AND ITS MAY 30, 2000, AMENDMENT (ORDINANCE NO. 14496), AND THE DECEMBER 23, 2002, ASSIGNMENT (ORDINANCE NO. 15316), AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PLAN AND PROFILE APPROVED BY THE CITY ENGINEER. (DISTRICT 7) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT WITH SKY ISLAND HOME OWNERS ASSOCIATION INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT WITH SKY ISLAND HOME OWNERS ASSOCIATION INC. FOR THE PURPOSE ACQUIRING PROPERTY TO CONSTRUCT DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS AND ALSO AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN AND ACCEPT A DEED FROM SKY ISLAND HOME OWNER'S ASSOCIATION CONVEYING SUCH PROPERTY TO THE CITY OF EL PASO. (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING, SAM RODRIGUEZ, (915) 541-4023]

"4A. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER(S) TO CLARK TRUCK & EQUIPMENT 2007-214

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER(S) TO CLARK TRUCK & EQUIPMENT AS THEY ARE THE SOLE AUTHORIZED AGENT IN THE EL PASO, TEXAS, AREA OF REPAIR PARTS AND MATERIALS OF AMERICAN HAWK GRAPPLE CRANES, MANUFACTURED BY AUTOMATED WASTE EQUIPMENT COMPANY, TRENTON, NJ. ESTIMATED ANNUAL AMOUNT IS $75,000. TOTAL ESTIMATED THREE YEAR AWARD IS $225,000 WITH THE STIPULATION THAT THE VENDOR PROVIDES AN UPDATED SOLE SOURCE LETTER AND AFFIDAVIT EACH YEAR.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 45202 - 503121

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES, INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

ESTIMATED ANNUAL AMOUNT: $75,000

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $225,000 (3-YEAR TOTAL)

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2007-214

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT DID NOT VOTE
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: 3A.  RESOLUTION: Approving the 8th Year (April 2007 - August 2007) expenditures and adopting the 9th Year (2007-2008) U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Empowerment Zone Planning and Implementation Grant Program Administrative Budget (Agreement No. EZ-99-TX-0013) in accordance with 24 CFR Part 598.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE 8TH YEAR (APRIL 2007 - AUGUST 2007) EXPENDITURES AND ADOPTING THE 9TH YEAR (2007-2008) U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT EMPOWERMENT ZONE PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION GRANT PROGRAM ADMINISTRATIVE BUDGET (AGREEMENT NO. EZ-99-TX-0013) IN ACCORDANCE WITH 24 CFR PART 598. (DISTRICTS 1,3,6,7, AND 8) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, BILL LILLY, (915) 541-4643]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 4B.  PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS: Request that the Purchasing Manager for Financial Services be authorized to issue a purchase order to R. W. Beck, the H-GAC contractor, under contract number EN11-04 for Waste Management Services, Health & Quality-of-Life Studies & Assessments 2008-097"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO R. W. BECK, THE H-GAC CONTRACTOR, UNDER CONTRACT NUMBER EN11-04 FOR WASTE MANAGEMENT SERVICES, HEALTH & QUALITY-OF-LIFE STUDIES & ASSESSMENTS, IN THE AMOUNT IS $83,500 TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A FINANCIAL, OPERATIONAL, ORGANIZATIONAL, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, AND MARKETING STRATEGIC/BUSINESS PLAN.

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

ACCOUNT NO.: 34010289 - 40403 -502115

FUNDING SOURCE: OUTSIDE CONTRACTS NOC

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $83,500

REFERENCE NO.: 2008-097

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 5.  BID: The award of Solicitation No. 2008-050 (Storm 2006: Joyce Circle Drainage Improvements) to Southwest Growth Corporation
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-050 (STORM 2006: JOYCE CIRCLE DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS) TO SOUTHWEST GROWTH CORPORATION FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AMOUNT OF $494,702.94.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: SOUTHWEST GROWTH CORPORATION

EL PASO, TEXAS

BASE BID I: $325,465.91

ALTERNATE I: $21,400.00

BASE BID II: $44,678.25

BASE BID III: $103,158.78

ACCOUNT NO. PSTM06 PW516 - 14200500 - 27264 - 508027

FUNDING SOURCE: STORM 2006

TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM AWARD: $494,702.94

DISTRICT: 2

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 MINIMUM 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 MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL OF UNIT PRICES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER MAY, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION FROM CITY COUNCIL, APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, WHICH ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW AND WHICH DO NOT MAKE CHANGES TO THE UNIT PRICE AND INCREASED FUNDS ARE APPROPRIATED IN THE 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 VACANT DID NOT VOTE
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: 6A.  - 6C. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:

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

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

6A. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 14A, A.F. MILLER SURVEY NO. 210, AND A PORTION OF TRACT 3-B-3-A, JOHN WHITTAKER SURVEY NO. 134, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO R-4 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: SOUTH OF DIANJOU DRIVE AND WEST OF BARTLETT DRIVE. APPLICANTS: MOUNTAIN VALLEY HOMES. ZON07-00129 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

6B. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF BLOCK 5, FIESTA HILLS UNIT ONE, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-1 (COMMERCIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 5375 NORTH MESA STREET. APPLICANT: EDWARD ABRAHAM. ZON07-00131 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

6C. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 14, BLOCK 63, EAST EL PASO, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. APPLICANT: LAURA AND GARY MONTELEONE. ZON07-00130 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ERNESTO ARRIOLA, (915) 541-4723

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JANUARY 29, 2008, FOR ITEMS 6A - 6C

PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD AS PART OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING WHICH 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 VACANT DID NOT VOTE
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: 7A.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Pridham Survey 274 north of Altura Avenue and east of Lackland Street ZON07-00077 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF PRIDHAM SURVEY 274, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO A-2 (APARTMENT) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF ALTURA AVENUE AND EAST OF LACKLAND STREET. APPLICANT: DAVID C. BOMBACH. ZON07-00077 (DISTRICT 2) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT DID NOT VOTE
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: 7B.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 2A and all of 2J, Block 34, Ysleta Grant 210 Smith Road ZON07-00117"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONE FOR ONE (1) WEEK.

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 2A AND ALL OF 2J, BLOCK 34, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 210 SMITH ROAD. APPLICANT: RAUL AND JOZETTE E. NAVA. ZON07-00117 (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT DID NOT VOTE
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: 7C.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Lots 5 and 6, Tract 14, Block C, Christy Tract 507 - 513 Yarbrough Drive ZON07-00118"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 5 AND 6, TRACT 14, BLOCK C, CHRISTY TRACT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO A-2 (APARTMENT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 507 - 513 YARBROUGH DRIVE. APPLICANT: MARCO AND ARACELI DEL VALLE. ZON07-00118 (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7D.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Lot 23, Block 6, Stiles Gardens, Ysleta Grant 7244 North Loop Drive ZON07-00110 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 23, BLOCK 6, STILES GARDENS, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-1 (COMMERCIAL) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL) WITH A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 7244 NORTH LOOP DRIVE. APPLICANT: GILBERTO ROBLES, JR. ZON07-00110 (DISTRICT 3) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7E.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Tracts 11A, 11B, 12A, and 13A, Block 39 and Tract 3C, Block 40, Ysleta Grant north of Padilla Rd. and east of Rose Kennedy Dr. ZON07-00040
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONE FOR TWO (2) WEEKS.

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACTS 11A, 11B, 12A, AND 13A, BLOCK 39 AND TRACT 3C, BLOCK 40, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF PADILLA RD. AND EAST OF ROSE KENNEDY DR. APPLICANT: JOHN H. TRIEN. ZON07-00040 (DISTRICT 6) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, FRANK DELGADO, (915) 541-4238]

POSTPONED FROM 12-04-07 AND 12-18-07

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7F.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: A Resolution approving a detailed site development plan for a portion of Lot 2, Block 3, West Ten Development 7420 Remcon Circle ZON07-00123 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONE FOR ONE (1) WEEK.

A RESOLUTION APPROVING A DETAILED SITE DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR A PORTION OF LOT 2, BLOCK 3, WEST TEN DEVELOPMENT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO A SPECIAL CONTRACT CONDITION IMPOSED BY CONTRACT DATED FEBRUARY 28, 1984. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 7420 REMCON CIRCLE. APPLICANT: RIO GRANDE MOB, LTD. ZON07-00123 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, RAUL GARCIA, (915) 541-4935

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT DID NOT VOTE
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: 7G.  PUBLIC HEARING - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 20 (Zoning), Chapter 20.10 (Supplemental Use Regulations), Section 20.10.455 (Personal Wireless Service Facilities)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.10 (SUPPLEMENTAL USE REGULATIONS), SECTION 20.10.455 (PERSONAL WIRELESS SERVICE FACILITIES), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING A SUBSECTION TO ADDRESS PERSONAL WIRELESS SERVICE FACILITIES IN THE MANUFACTURING, INDUSTRIAL, AND QUARRY DISTRICTS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930] POSTPONED FROM 01/02/08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 8.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.200 (Schedule XVII - Restrictions on Parking in Residential Districts) of the El Paso City Code to amend Zone C, No Parking 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, School Days Only, Tow-Away Zone"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.200 (SCHEDULE XVII - RESTRICTIONS ON PARKING IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND ZONE C, NO PARKING 8:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M., MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, SCHOOL DAYS ONLY, TOW-AWAY ZONE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT DID NOT VOTE
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: 9.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on City assistance for the 2nd Annual El Paso Marathon."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON CITY ASSISTANCE FOR THE 2ND ANNUAL EL PASO MARATHON. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4268]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10.  CITY MANAGER:
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

PRESENTATION BY KATHRYN DODSON, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, AND MARGARET WYLDE, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF PROMATURA GROUP, LLC WITH RESULTS OF A STUDY TO DETERMINE EL PASO'S ABILITY TO BECOME A RETIREMENT DESTINATION. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4670]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
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 ALTERNATE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY’S OUTSIDE COUNSEL BE AUTHORIZED TO FILE A PETITION TO REVOKE REGARDING ASARCO’S AIR QUALITY PERMIT NO. 20345 AND ANY RELATED DOCUMENTS WITH THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY; AND THAT THE CITY’S OUTSIDE COUNSEL BE AUTHORIZED TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY RELATED HEARINGS AND PROCESSES.

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, RAYMOND L. TELLES, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEETING
   
 

"MTB1. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE DECEMBER 18, 2007 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING."

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE DECEMBER 18, 2007 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING. (ACTION 08-01)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB2.  Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No.2008-047 (Cummins Proprietary LNG/CNG Parts and Service) to Cummins Rocky Mountain, LLC"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO.2008-047 (CUMMINS PROPRIETARY LNG/CNG PARTS AND SERVICE) TO CUMMINS ROCKY MOUNTAIN, LLC FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $2,250,000.00.

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: CUMMINS ROCKY MOUNTAIN, LLC

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: ALL ITEMS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $750,000.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600015 503118 40848

60600006 502228 40345

FUNDING SOURCE: VEHICLE MAINTENANCE SUPPLIES-SM INVENTORY-MASS TRANSIT INVENTORY PURCHASE

VEHICLE/HEAVY EQUIPMENT/OFF ROAD-SM GENERAL OPERATIONS- TRANSIT MAINTENANCE

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $2,250,000.00

DISTRICT(S): ALL

(ACTION 08-02)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT DID NOT VOTE
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 terminating Contract No. 2008-004 with Expert Transmission. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2008-004 WITH EXPERT TRANSMISSION. (ACTION 08-03)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT DID NOT VOTE
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 the appointment of Alexander F. Catucci to the Citizens Advisory Committee for the Mass Transit Department Board"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPOINTMENT OF ALEXANDER F. CATUCCI TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BY ANN MORGAN LILLY. (ACTION 08-04)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 VACANT DID NOT VOTE
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.  Director’s Report on operations, maintenance, fleet and service"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE



 
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