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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 12/23/2008
 
   
Item: NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 



ALL MATTERS LISTED UNDER THE CONSENT AGENDA, INCLUDING THOSE ON THE ADDITION TO THE AGENDA, WILL BE CONSIDERED BY CITY COUNCIL TO BE ROUTINE AND WILL BE ENACTED BY ONE MOTION UNLESS SEPARATE DISCUSSION IS REQUESTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS. PRIOR TO THE VOTE, MEMBERS OF THE AUDIENCE MAY ASK QUESTIONS REGARDING ITEMS ON THE CONSENT AGENDA. WHEN THE VOTE HAS BEEN TAKEN, IF AN ITEM HAS NOT BEEN CALLED OUT FOR SEPARATE DISCUSSION, THE ITEM HAS BEEN APPROVED. COUNCIL MAY, HOWEVER, RECONSIDER ANY ITEM AT ANY TIME DURING THE MEETING. THE WORDING OF ALL AGENDA ITEMS SHALL APPEAR IN THE MINUTES OF THIS MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL AS POSTED, UNLESS OTHERWISE REVISED BY THIS OR OTHER MOTION OF COUNCIL, WITHOUT THE NECESSITY OF THE CITY CLERK READING THE WORDING OF EACH ITEM INTO THE RECORD.

"1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF DECEMBER 16, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF DECEMBER 16, 2008. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA

"3A. RESOLUTION: PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTIES, 2831 FRANKFORT AVENUE AND 3923 LAREDO AVENUE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTIES (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNT FOR WORK PERFORMED BY THE CITY PURSUANT TO SECTION 18.50 (UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND CONDITIONS) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE:

1. 2831 FRANKFORT AVENUE $4,046.76 ENRIQUE AND FERMINA MORALES DE MARTINEZ

(DISTRICT 2) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, VICTOR Q. TORRES, (915) 541-4557]

2. 3923 LAREDO AVENUE $4,468.93 ANASTACIO H. GARCIA

(DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, VICTOR Q. TORRES, (915) 541-4557]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE COUNTY OF EL PASO (''THE COUNTY'') AND THE CITY OF EL PASO (''THE CITY'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE COUNTY OF EL PASO (''THE COUNTY'') AND THE CITY OF EL PASO (''THE CITY'') REQUIRING THE CITY TO PAY $2,000 PER MONTH FOR THE COUNTY'S ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATION OF THE ON-SITE SEWAGE FACILITY PROGRAM FOR LOCATIONS WITHIN THE CITY'S JURISDICTION.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

"3C. RESOLUTION: SOLID WASTE LIENS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE SOLID WASTE LIENS ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT A) (DISTRICTS 1, 2, 3, 4, AND 5)

[ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

ATTACHMENT A

SOLID WASTE LIENS

DECEMBER 23, 2008

724 SCOTT $468.91 MASTER BUILDERS

(DISTRICT 1)

4021½ JOHNSON $1,086.2 LAURA Y. NAVARETTE

(DISTRICT 2)

108 CAROLINA $216.79 ALBERTO H. CIGARROA

(DISTRICT 3)

TRACT 1-C-26-A (0.107 ACRE), BLOCK 5, ASCARATE SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 3) $126.95 RANCHLAND SHOPPING CENTER LTD

4713 G T POWERS DRIVE $158.77 LLOYD E. & JONI WRIGHT

(DISTRICT 4)

6001 MORNING GLORY #B $119.38 ERICK CARRILLO

(DISTRICT 4)

6026 MORNING GLORY $157.64 HILDA NEGRETE

(DISTRICT 4)



6037 MORNING GLORY CIRCLE $188.38 MELODY B. MOOK

(DISTRICT 4)

6041 MORNING GLORY $79.75 HENRY & DORA V. ACOSTA

(DISTRICT 4)



4609 SUN VALLEY $342.80 DANIEL J. & SILKE SAELENS

(DISTRICT 4)

6121 SUN VALLEY #14 $150.09 ISMAEL UGARTE & CARLOS GARCIA

(DISTRICT 4)

1230 BACKUS STREET $183.94 DAVID & WILMA DAVIS

(DISTRICT 5)

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THAT CERTAIN FIRST AMENDMENT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR PHYSICIANS HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND PHYSICIANS HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATES (''PHA'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THAT CERTAIN FIRST AMENDMENT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR PHYSICIANS HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND PHYSICIANS HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATES (''PHA''), WHEREBY THE TERM IS EXTEND, THE COMPENSATION IS REVISED AND THE SCOPE OF THE LICENSE TO PHA TO PROVIDE NURSE PRACTITIONERS AND/OR LICENSED PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS TO STAFF AND OPERATE HEALTH CARE CLINICS LOCATED ON CITY PROPERTY IS CLARIFIED. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

"5. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUND:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE TAX REFUNDS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED.

(SEE ATTACHMENT B) (ALL DISTRICTS) [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

ATTACHMENT B

TAX REFUNDS

DECEMBER 23, 2008

A. CITIMORTGAGE, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,939.51OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #C742-999-0060-2000).

B. CHASE HOME FINANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,155.87 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #C801-999-0130-0700).

C. LANDAMERICA AMERICAN TITLE COMPANY, IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,102.53 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #L069-999-0110-4900).

D. 21ST MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,484.76 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #M602-000-0040-0008).

E. RENE RENTERIA IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,818.45 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #R246-999-0280-2800).

F. GMAC MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,644.06 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #R460-999-0170-1600).

G. VERONICA G. GARCIA IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,806.61 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #S231-999-0210-6100).

H. FRANK KETON AND MAUREENSOLANGE KETON IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,054.98 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #U819-999-0100-0103).

I. ELEONOR C. NICOLLS IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,225.97 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #V852-999-0020-0900).

J. CHASE HOME FINANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,930.43 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-5470-5400).

K. BERNARDO HERRERA AND ELVIRA S. HERRERA IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,646.43 OVERPAYMENT OF 2006 TAXES. (PID #W145-999-0760-5800).

L. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,678.74 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #X578-000-3430-3020).

"6. PURCHASING REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO INTERGRAPH CORPORATION, THE MANUFACTURER AND SOLE SOURCE MAINTENANCE PROVIDER FOR CITY'S ILEAD SOFTWARE. 2009-095

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED AS REVISED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO INTERGRAPH CORPORATION, THE MANUFACTURER AND SOLE SOURCE MAINTENANCE PROVIDER FOR CITY'S ILEAD SOFTWARE. THIS IS THE CITY'S SHARE OF THE ANNUAL MAINTENANCE FOR THE POLICE RECORDS SYSTEM USED JOINTLY WITH EL PASO COUNTY AS A RESULT OF AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT.

DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

ACCOUNT NO.: 39010351 - 502202 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, DATA PROCESSING SERVICES, OPERATING ACCOUNT

TOTAL EST. AWARD: $135,171.12

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2009-095

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 YES
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 4.  BOARD APPOINTMENT: Carlos Veloz to the Empowerment Zone Advisory Board"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

CARLOS VELOZ TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, DISTRICT 3. [REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, (915) 541-4572]

POSTPONED FROM 11-11-08, 11-18-08, AND 12-02-08

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 7.  INTRODUCTION: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Lot 28, Block 22A, Vista Granada Unit Two Replat B, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, south of Taffy Bagley Drive and west of George Dieter Drive. ZON08-00083"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 28, BLOCK 22A, VISTA GRANADA UNIT TWO REPLAT B, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A 2/SC (APARTMENT/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: SOUTH OF TAFFY BAGLEY DRIVE AND WEST OF GEORGE DIETER DRIVE. APPLICANT: DONIPHAN PROPERTY, L.P. ZON08-00083 (DISTRICT 7)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ANDREW SALLOUM, (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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8A.  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 Motorola Inc., the current provider of the Public Safety 800MHz Voice and Data Radio System being used by the City of El Paso's Police Department, Fire Department, Sun Metro, Health Department, Airport, and Zoo"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO MOTOROLA INC., THE CURRENT PROVIDER OF THE PUBLIC SAFETY 800MHZ VOICE AND DATA RADIO SYSTEM BEING USED BY THE CITY OF EL PASO'S POLICE DEPARTMENT, FIRE DEPARTMENT, SUN METRO, HEALTH DEPARTMENT, AIRPORT, AND ZOO, FOR ACQUISITION OF THE NECESSARY HARDWARE AND SERVICES ASSOCIATED WITH PHASE II OF THE P25 DIGITAL PUBLIC SAFETY RADIO SYSTEM. MOTOROLA INC. IS THE H-GAC CONTRACTOR UNDER CONTRACT NO. RA01-06 (RADIO COMMUNICATION, COMMAND & CONTROL, AND INTEROPERABILITY EQUIPMENT). PHASE I WAS APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL ON MAY 13, 2008.

THE PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL (H-GAC) COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON MAY 8, 2007.

IN ADDITION, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE REVIEW AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY RELATED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS NECESSARY DURING THE CONTRACT.

DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

ACCOUNT NOS.: 010352-508007-07187-2007-GS-H7-0044 ($1,708,802.00),

31010328-502226-01101 ($360,000.00),

31010326-502226-01101 ($67,200.50), AND 62620001-503303 AND 508029-41022-P540004 ($98,889.65)

FUNDING SOURCE: TELECOMMUNICATION, PUBLIC SAFETY EQUIPMENT, CFDA11.555 HOMELAND SEC. PREP., FACILITIES SPECIAL PROJECT-OPERATING ACCOUNT, CAPITAL OUTLAY, OTHER EQUIPMENT

TOTAL AWARD: $2,234,892.15

REFERENCE NO.: 2009-096

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 YES
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8B.  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 Reliable Emergency Vehicles, Inc., a HGAC contractor under Contract No. AM04-08 (Ambulances & Other Emergency Vehicles) 2009-098"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO RELIABLE EMERGENCY VEHICLES, INC., A HGAC CONTRACTOR UNDER CONTRACT NO. AM04-08 (AMBULANCES & OTHER EMERGENCY VEHICLES) FOR THE PURCHASE OF THREE AMBULANCES.

THE PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL (H-GAC) COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON MAY 8, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: FIRE

ACCOUNT NO.: 37150068-508029-27507

FUNDING SOURCE: VEHICLE REPLACEMENT FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $543,653.68 (TOTAL 3 AMBULANCES)

REFERENCE NO.: 2009-098

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

   
Item: 9A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Lot 10, replat of Crown Point Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from R-3 (Residential) to A-O (Apartment/Office). 100 Crown Point, ZON08-00072 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 10, REPLAT OF CROWN POINT ADDITION, 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: 100 CROWN POINT. APPLICANT: JAIME PORTILLO. ZON08-00072 (DISTRICT 1)

[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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting a special privilege to Robins & Morton permitting the encroachment of an outdoor employee break area upon a portion of public right-of-way located beneath the Raynolds Street overpass north of Alberta Avenue. SPL08-00020"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO ROBINS & MORTON PERMITTING THE ENCROACHMENT OF AN OUTDOOR EMPLOYEE BREAK AREA UPON A PORTION OF PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY LOCATED BENEATH THE RAYNOLDS STREET OVERPASS NORTH OF ALBERTA AVENUE. SPL08-00020 (DISTRICT 3)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 18 (Building and Construction) adding a new Chapter 18.47 (Irrigation Systems) of the El Paso City Code"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION) ADDING A NEW CHAPTER 18.47 (IRRIGATION SYSTEMS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE IN ORDER TO ESTABLISH THE MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR INSTALLATION OF IRRIGATION SYSTEMS WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY AND THE EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION; AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.46 (LANDSCAPE), SECTION 18.46.120 (INSTALLATION STANDARDS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE REQUIRING IRRIGATION INSPECTORS AND ELIMINATING INSTALLERS AFTER DECEMBER 31, 2009; WITH PENALTIES AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE AND IN SECTION 18.47.180 OF THIS ORDINANCE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, VICTOR Q. TORRES, (915) 541-4557]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: An Ordinance amending Title 6 (Vehicles for Hire), Chapter 6.12 (Chauffeur's License), of the El Paso City Code to amend sections thereunder to create a qualified Chauffeur License for bicycles, pedicabs, and other similarly-operated vehicles that are operated as non-motorized vehicles for hire. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 6 (VEHICLES FOR HIRE), CHAPTER 6.12 (CHAUFFEUR'S LICENSE), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND SECTIONS THEREUNDER TO CREATE A QUALIFIED CHAUFFEUR LICENSE FOR BICYCLES, PEDICABS, AND OTHER SIMILARLY-OPERATED VEHICLES THAT ARE OPERATED AS NON-MOTORIZED VEHICLES FOR HIRE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance designating a Transportation Reinvestment Zone for El Paso; describing the boundaries of the Zone; providing for an effective date for the Zone; naming the Zone ''Transportation Reinvestment Zone Number One"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE DESIGNATING A TRANSPORTATION REINVESTMENT ZONE FOR EL PASO; DESCRIBING THE BOUNDARIES OF THE ZONE; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE FOR THE ZONE; NAMING THE ZONE ''TRANSPORTATION REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER ONE, CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS''; ESTABLISHING A TAX INCREMENT FUND; AND CONTAINING OTHER PROVISIONS RELATED THERETO. (ALL DISTRICTS) [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 NO
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12A.  INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES: An Ordinance amending Chapter 12.56 (Parking Meters) of the El Paso City Code to change the references to the ''Deputy Director of Streets'' to ''International Bridges Director''; to assign the duties and services relating to areas of parking meter concerns to the International Bridges Department;"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 12.56 (PARKING METERS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO CHANGE THE REFERENCES TO THE ''DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF STREETS'' TO ''INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES DIRECTOR''; TO ASSIGN THE DUTIES AND SERVICES RELATING TO AREAS OF PARKING METER CONCERNS TO THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES DEPARTMENT; THE PENALTIES BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES, SAID LARBI-CHERIF, (915) 858-3842]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12B.  INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES: An Ordinance granting a license to BORDERCOMM Partners, LP to construct, maintain, and use a single conduit interduct on the Zaragoza International Bridge "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A LICENSE TO BORDERCOMM PARTNERS, LP TO CONSTRUCT, MAINTAIN, AND USE A SINGLE CONDUIT INTERDUCT ON THE ZARAGOZA INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE PROPERTY FOR THE PURPOSE OF INSTALLING FIBER OPTIC CABLE FOR ITS TELECOMMUNICATION NETWORK; THE FOLLOWING CONSIDERATION IS TO BE PAID TO THE CITY: ANNUAL LICENSE FEE OF $20,000 AND ANNUAL BRIDGE FEE OF $9,600, WHICH FEES SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A 5% ANNUAL ESCALATION. (ALL DISTRICTS) [INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES, SAID LARBI-CHERIF, (915) 858-3842]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to revise the Empowerment Zone Advisory Board Criteria."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO REVISE THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD CRITERIA. [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 DID NOT VOTE
5 Rep. Quintana DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 13B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on allowing girls under the age of 12 to play on boys' teams in city leagues"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO SEND TO THE PARKS ADVISORY BOARD AND ASK THEM TO CONSIDER IT AT THEIR FIRST MEETING IN JANUARY AND CHECK TO DETERMINE WHAT THE EFFECTS WOULD BE OF A CHANGE IN POLICY ON ALLOWING GIRLS UNDER THE AGE OF 12 TO PLAY ON BOYS' TEAMS IN CITY LEAGUES AND TO POST THE ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, QUALITY OF LIFE AND TOURISM LRC AT THE SAME TIME AND LOCATION AS THE PARKS ADVISORY BOARD MEETING.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON ALLOWING GIRLS UNDER THE AGE OF 12 TO PLAY ON BOYS' TEAMS IN CITY LEAGUES. [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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 14.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on the reappointment of Xavier Banales to the Board of Trustees of the El Paso Mental Health and Mental Retardation Center "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE REAPPOINTMENT OF XAVIER BANALES TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE EL PASO MENTAL HEALTH AND MENTAL RETARDATION CENTER FOR THE DESIGNATED POSITION TO BE HELD BY A PROFESSIONAL. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 15.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on an incentive policy for blighted properties. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN INCENTIVE POLICY FOR BLIGHTED PROPERTIES. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4760]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 16.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the recommendation that the City Council select Wells Fargo Bank as the depository bank for the City's funds "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO SELECT WELLS FARGO BANK AS THE DEPOSITORY BANK FOR THE CITY'S FUNDS BASED ON THE SUBMITTED APPLICATION FOR DEPOSITORY SERVICES AND AUTHORIZE THE CITY STAFF TO NEGOTIATE, CITY ATTORNEY TO REVIEW. AND THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN ANY CONTRACTS OR OTHER DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE THE CONTRACT. THIS IS A FIVE YEAR CONTRACT.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE RECOMMENDATION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL SELECT WELLS FARGO BANK AS THE DEPOSITORY BANK FOR THE CITY'S FUNDS BASED ON THE SUBMITTED APPLICATION FOR DEPOSITORY SERVICES AND AUTHORIZE THE CITY STAFF TO NEGOTIATE, CITY ATTORNEY TO REVIEW, AND THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN ANY CONTRACTS OR OTHER DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE THE CONTRACT. THIS IS A FIVE YEAR CONTRACT. (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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 17A.  PARKS AND RECREATION: Discussion and action on the approval of a Joint Resolution of the Public Service Board and the City Council of the City of El Paso authorizing the transfer of a 5.00 acre tract of land within a portion of Section 21, Block 81, Township 1, Texas and Pacific Railway Surveys, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF A JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD AND THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL PASO AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF A 5.00 ACRE TRACT OF LAND WITHIN A PORTION OF SECTION 21, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 4) [PARKS AND RECREATION, NANETTE SMEJKAL, (915) 541-4283]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 17B.  PARKS AND RECREATION: Discussion and action on the approval of a Joint Resolution of the Public Service Board and the City Council of the City of El Paso authorizing the transfer of a 6.6953 acre tract of land within a portion of Section 22, Block 81, Township 1, Texas and Pacific Railway Surveys, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF A JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD AND THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL PASO AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF A 6.6953 ACRE TRACT OF LAND WITHIN A PORTION OF SECTION 22, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 4) [PARKS AND RECREATION, NANETTE SMEJKAL, (915) 541-4283]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 17C.  PARKS AND RECREATION: Discussion and action on the approval of a Joint Resolution of the Public Service Board and the City Council of the City of El Paso authorizing the transfer of a 5.1875 acre tract of land within all of Tracts 2C-1, 2A-2, 2B & 2B-3, Block 6, Ascarate Grant, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF A JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD AND THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL PASO AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF A 5.1875 ACRE TRACT OF LAND WITHIN ALL OF TRACTS 2C-1, 2A-2, 2B & 2B-3, BLOCK 6, ASCARATE GRANT, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. THE CITY WILL PAY TO PSB COMPENSATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $112,984 FOR THE LAND. (DISTRICT 7)

[PARKS AND RECREATION, NANETTE SMEJKAL, (915) 541-4283]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 17D.  PARKS AND RECREATION: Discussion and action on the approval of a Joint Resolution of the Public Service Board and the City Council of the City of El Paso authorizing the transfer of a 6.089 acre tract of land within a portion of Section 21, Block 81, Township 1, Texas and Pacific Railway Surveys, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF A JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD AND THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL PASO AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF A 6.089 ACRE TRACT OF LAND WITHIN A PORTION OF SECTION 21, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. THE CITY WILL PAY TO PSB COMPENSATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $82,887 FOR THE LAND. (DISTRICT 4) [PARKS AND RECREATION, NANETTE SMEJKAL, (915) 541-4283]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX1.  Discussion and action related to the City's lien against the property located at 10969 Duke Snider Circle, El Paso, Texas. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE, SECONDED, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO POSTPONE TWO WEEKS THE ITEM ON DISCUSSION AND ACTION RELATED TO THE CITY'S LIEN AGAINST THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 10969 DUKE SNIDER CIRCLE, EL PASO, TEXAS. (551.071)

DISCUSSION AND ACTION RELATED TO THE CITY'S LIEN AGAINST THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 10969 DUKE SNIDER CIRCLE, EL PASO, TEXAS. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIE TAYLOR, (915) 541-4550] POSTPONED FROM 12-09-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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