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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL AND MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING
Date: 1/13/2009
 
   
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 6, 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 6, 2009.

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

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF SUBLEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), TRAJEN FLIGHT SUPPORT, LP A/K/A ATLANTIC AVIATION (''LESSEE''), AND SOUTHWEST MEDEVAC (''SUBLESSEE'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF SUBLEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), TRAJEN FLIGHT SUPPORT, LP A/K/A ATLANTIC AVIATION (''LESSEE''), AND SOUTHWEST MEDEVAC (''SUBLESSEE'') REGARDING A PORTION OF THE PREMISES LOCATED AT 1751 SHUTTLE COLUMBIA, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, (915) 780-4724]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE ACTING DIRECTOR OF AVIATION BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND SUBMIT GRANT APPLICATIONS AND RELATED DOCUMENTATION TO THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA) AND BE DESIGNATED THE OFFICIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE CITY OF EL PASO TO ACT IN CONNECTION WITH THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THE AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (AIP), PROJECT NO. 3-48-0077-26-09

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE ACTING DIRECTOR OF AVIATION BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND SUBMIT GRANT APPLICATIONS AND RELATED DOCUMENTATION TO THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA) AND BE DESIGNATED THE OFFICIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE CITY OF EL PASO TO ACT IN CONNECTION WITH THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THE AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (AIP), PROJECT NO. 3-48-0077-26-09; AND THAT UPON APPROVAL AND ISSUANCE OF SUCH GRANT BY THE FAA, THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO ACCEPT AND SIGN THE GRANT AGREEMENT AND OTHER NECESSARY DOCUMENTS WHEN THE FORM AND SUBSTANCE OF THOSE DOCUMENTS HAS BEEN REVIEWED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, (915) 780-4724]

"3C. RESOLUTION: CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTIES: 3830 JOHNSON AVENUE AND 3029 TULAROSA 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:

3830 JOHNSON AVENUE $7,543.81 VERONICA S. JAROSZ

(DISTRICT 2)

3029 TULAROSA AVENUE $4,607.12 MARIA L. MONTES

(DISTRICT 8)

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

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''THE CITY'') AND CEMEX CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS SOUTH, LLC. (''CEMEX'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''THE CITY'') AND CEMEX CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS SOUTH, LLC. (''CEMEX'') AMENDING THAT CERTAIN LICENSE AGREEMENT DATED FEBRUARY 25, 2003, BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY AND JOBE CONCRETE PRODUCTS INC. (''JOBE'') ACKNOWLEDGING CEMEX AS JOBE'S SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST AND ADDING CERTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CITY TO FULFILL.

(DISTRICT 2) [ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

"4A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: RANDY BOWLING TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

RANDY BOWLING TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, AS A REGULAR APPOINTMENT, BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

"4B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: MICHAEL SANTAMARIA TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

MICHAEL SANTAMARIA TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, ALTERNATE APPOINTMENT, BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4.

[REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ROMAN BUSTILLOS TO THE AIRPORT BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ROMAN BUSTILLOS TO THE AIRPORT BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JEANNINE KENNEDY TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JEANNINE KENNEDY TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1.

[REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

"5C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: WILLIAM H. WICKLINE TO THE RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM (RSVP) ADVISORY COUNCIL

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

WILLIAM H. WICKLINE TO THE RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM (RSVP) ADVISORY COUNCIL, FILLING AN UNEXPIRED TERM, BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

"5D. BOARD APPOINTMENT: SERGIO CHIU TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

SERGIO CHIU TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS, FILLING AN UNEXPIRED TERM, BY REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400]

"6. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUND:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

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

ATTACHMENT A

TAX REFUNDS

JANUARY 13, 2009

A. CHASE HOME FINANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,646.21 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-0270-8800).

B. MATILDE O. YBANEZ IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,231.64 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-0690-0100).

C. PETER KILPATRICK IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,518.75 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #C733-999-0020-0100).

D. CHASE HOME FINANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,522.60 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #C942-999-0050-8500).

E. STEWART TITLE OF EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,547.09 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #F609-999-0120-0200).

F. LUCIA CALLEROS IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,397.63 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #N425-999-0150-6300).

G. LONE STAR TITLE COMPANY OF EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,680.83 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #P585-000-0170-2700).

H. CHASE HOME FINANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,807.73 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #T213-999-0130-2800).

I. CAPITAL SOURCE FINANCE, LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $43,791.52 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-2400-5100).

J. GMAC MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,202.47 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #W145-999-0790-2500).

"7. COMPETITIVE SEALED BID: REQUEST THAT THE CITY BE AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO NEGOTIATIONS WITH MATYEAR CONSTRUCTION CO. INC. WHO SUBMITTED THE HIGHEST RANKED PROPOSAL FOR THE EPIA - U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION FACILITY (RE-BID)

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE CITY BE AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO NEGOTIATIONS WITH MATYEAR CONSTRUCTION CO. INC. WHO SUBMITTED THE HIGHEST RANKED PROPOSAL FOR THE EPIA - U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION FACILITY (RE-BID) AS PER RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT AND EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THIS PROJECT WAS BID AS A COMPETITIVE SEALED PROPOSAL AND THE STATUTE ALLOWS CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS REGARDING THE SCOPE AND PRICE OF A PROJECT WITH THE SELECTED OFFEROR.

DEPARTMENT: EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

ACCOUNT NO.: 62620026 - 508027 - 41088 - PAP0048

FUNDING SOURCE: AIRPORT ENTERPRISE FUND

PROPOSAL NO.: 2009-046

DISTRICT: 2

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta 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: 8.  INTRODUCTION: An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a Lease Agreement between the City of El Paso and Teens In Action for the facility commonly known as the Ysleta Park Recreation Building located at 9068 Socorro Road, El Paso, Texas."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND TEENS IN ACTION FOR THE FACILITY COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE YSLETA PARK RECREATION BUILDING LOCATED AT 9068 SOCORRO ROAD, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 6)

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

   
Item: 9A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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: ADOPTED

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

   
Item: 9B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: A Resolution releasing conditions placed on property by a contract dated November 8, 1983, south of Taffy Bagley Drive and west of George Dieter Drive. ZON08-00084
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION RELEASING CONDITIONS PLACED ON PROPERTY BY A CONTRACT DATED NOVEMBER 8, 1983, WHICH IMPOSED CONDITIONS ON A PORTION OF LOT 28, BLOCK 22A, VISTA GRANADA UNIT TWO REPLAT B, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. 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. ZON08-00084 (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 YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9C.  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, 100 Crown Point. ZON08-00072 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

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]

POSTPONED FROM 12-23-08 AND 01-06-09

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta 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: 9D.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Lots 52 through 56, Block B, Bassett Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, 2101 Central Avenue. ZON08-00071 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 52 THROUGH 56, BLOCK B, BASSETT ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-3 (APARTMENT) TO S-D (SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 2101 CENTRAL AVENUE. APPLICANT: MARTIN BELTRAN. ZON08-00071 (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192] POSTPONED FROM 01-06-09

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9E.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Lot 58 and a portion of Lot 59, Block B, Bassett Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, 2031 Central Avenue. ZON08-00052 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 58 AND A PORTION OF LOT 59, BLOCK B, BASSETT ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-3 (APARTMENT) TO S-D (SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 2031 CENTRAL AVENUE. APPLICANTS: ALFREDO AND VERONICA GUTIERREZ. ZON08-00052 (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192] POSTPONED FROM 01-06-09

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10A.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.150 Schedule XIV (Speed Limits), G (Forty-Miles per Hour), by adding Helen of Troy Drive between Desert North Boulevard and the east City Limits
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 SCHEDULE XIV (SPEED LIMITS), G (FORTY-MILES PER HOUR), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING HELEN OF TROY DRIVE BETWEEN DESERT NORTH BOULEVARD AND THE EAST CITY LIMITS; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

POSTPONED FROM 11-11-08 AND 12-16-08

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10B.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.030 Schedule III (Parking Prohibited at All Times on Certain Streets), by adding Helen of Troy Drive from Desert Boulevard north to a point five hundred feet east of Resler Drive.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.030 SCHEDULE III (PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON CERTAIN STREETS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING HELEN OF TROY DRIVE FROM DESERT BOULEVARD NORTH TO A POINT FIVE HUNDRED FEET EAST OF RESLER DRIVE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 1)

[ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10C.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.030 Schedule III (Parking Prohibited at All Times on Certain Streets) by amending Number 331 (Both Sides of Belvidere from Tudor Way to White Cliffs Drive) to Belvidere Street from Tudor Way to De Los Santos Way, Both Sides.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.030 SCHEDULE III (PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON CERTAIN STREETS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY AMENDING NUMBER 331 (BOTH SIDES OF BELVIDERE FROM TUDOR WAY TO WHITE CLIFFS DRIVE) TO BELVIDERE STREET FROM TUDOR WAY TO DE LOS SANTOS WAY, BOTH SIDES. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding a Resolution approving the City of El Paso's Legislative Agenda for the 81st Texas Legislative Session and adopting a statement of policy for the City of El Paso regarding legislation in the 81st Texas Legislature and actions before State administrative agencies.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE CITY OF EL PASO'S LEGISLATIVE AGENDA FOR THE 81ST TEXAS LEGISLATIVE SESSION AND ADOPTING A STATEMENT OF POLICY FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO REGARDING LEGISLATION IN THE 81ST TEXAS LEGISLATURE AND ACTIONS BEFORE STATE ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES.

[MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (915) 541-4656]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding a Resolution that the City of El Paso supports the El Paso Legislative Delegation in their efforts to re-establish gaming on the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Reservation. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO SUPPORTS THE EL PASO LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION IN THEIR EFFORTS TO RE-ESTABLISH GAMING ON THE YSLETA DEL SUR PUEBLO RESERVATION. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding a Resolution of the City Council of the City of El Paso, Texas, supporting legislative action to create programs and provide funding for the enhancement of public transportation including relocation of freight rail lines. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, SUPPORTING LEGISLATIVE ACTION TO CREATE PROGRAMS AND PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE ENHANCEMENT OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION INCLUDING RELOCATION OF FREIGHT RAIL LINES. [MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (915) 541-4656]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11D.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding a Resolution of the City of El Paso City Council requesting the members of the 81st Legislative Session of the State of Texas support legislation that increases funding for the Texas Recreation & Parks Account Local Park Grant Program and the Texas State Park System.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF EL PASO CITY COUNCIL REQUESTING THE MEMBERS OF THE 81ST LEGISLATIVE SESSION OF THE STATE OF TEXAS SUPPORT LEGISLATION THAT INCREASES FUNDING FOR THE TEXAS RECREATION & PARKS ACCOUNT LOCAL PARK GRANT PROGRAM AND THE TEXAS STATE PARK SYSTEM.

[MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (915) 541-4656]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11E.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to exercise the City's first option to renew the Professional Services Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and Patricia A. Shipton for legislative and lobbying services in Austin, Texas. This renewal period will be from January 29, 2009, through January 28, 2010."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S FIRST OPTION TO RENEW THE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PATRICIA A. SHIPTON FOR LEGISLATIVE AND LOBBYING SERVICES IN AUSTIN, TEXAS. THIS RENEWAL PERIOD WILL BE FROM JANUARY 29, 2009, THROUGH JANUARY 28, 2010.

[MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (915) 541-4656]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign the Agreement for Engineering Services by and between the City of El Paso and Carl Daniel Architects for a project known as ''Abraham Chavez Theater Renovation'' "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND CARL DANIEL ARCHITECTS FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''ABRAHAM CHAVEZ THEATER RENOVATION'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $997,197 AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,047,197. FUNDED BY HOTEL/MOTEL OCCUPANCY TAX. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13.  MUNICIPAL CLERK: Discussion and action on the appointment of part-time Associate Municipal Court Judges:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPOINTMENT OF PART-TIME ASSOCIATE MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGES:

MICHELE LOCKE

SERGIO CHAVEZ

SHELDON MYERS

PATRICIA PALAFOX

ROGER RODRIGUEZ

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX1.  Discussion and action on the City lease of 10 Civic Center Plaza, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. (551.071 and 551.072) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE AN AMENDMENT TO THE LEASE FOR 10 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE CITY LEASE OF 10 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (551.071 AND 551.072) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, THERESA CULLEN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: ADDN1.  RESOLUTION: A Resolution wherein the City Council authorizes, ratifies, and approves expenditures of monetary support in an amount not to exceed $94,106.96 to Lock and Key Productions for its television show produced in El Paso and ratifies and approves a right-of-entry to Lock and Key Productions. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

A RESOLUTION WHEREIN THE CITY COUNCIL AUTHORIZES, RATIFIES, AND APPROVES EXPENDITURES OF MONETARY SUPPORT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $94,106.96 TO LOCK AND KEY PRODUCTIONS FOR ITS TELEVISION SHOW PRODUCED IN EL PASO AND RATIFIES AND APPROVES A RIGHT-OF-ENTRY TO LOCK AND KEY PRODUCTIONS. (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 DID NOT VOTE
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega NO
8 Rep. O'Rourke NO
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: ADDN2A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to include a Resolution calling for comprehensive immigration reform as part of the City's state and federal agendas.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS AMENDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO INCLUDE A RESOLUTION CALLING FOR COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM AS PART OF THE CITY'S STATE AND FEDERAL AGENDAS.

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: ADDN2B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to override Mayor Cook's veto of the proposed resolution for our Sister City of Ciudad Juarez by the Committee on Border Relations, as amended and approved at the City Council meeting of January 6, 2008.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION FAILED. THREE-FOURTHS OF THE CITY REPRESENTATIVES, 6 VOTES, ARE REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE THE MAYOR’S VETO.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO OVERRIDE MAYOR COOK'S VETO OF THE PROPOSED RESOLUTION FOR OUR SISTER CITY OF CIUDAD JUAREZ BY THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS, AS AMENDED AND APPROVED AT THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 6, 2008. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEETING  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

"MTB1. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING ON DECEMBER 9, 2008 AND THE SPECIAL MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING ON DECEMBER 16, 2008

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING ON DECEMBER 9, 2008 AND THE SPECIAL MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING ON DECEMBER 16, 2008 (ACTION 09-01)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: MTB2.  Discussion and action on the request that the Purchasing Manager for Financial Services, Purchasing Division be authorized to issue purchase order(s) to Advanced Security Contractors, Inc. Sole Source No.: 2009-103
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER(S) TO ADVANCED SECURITY CONTRACTORS, INC., THE SOLE SOURCE CERTIFIED DEALER AND REPAIR CENTER FOR I3DVR, A CLOSED CIRCUIT TV SYSTEM, IN ORDER TO PURCHASE STANDARDIZED EQUIPMENT TO ENHANCE SECURITY AT THE EAST SIDE AND FIVE POINTS TRANSIT TERMINALS. (ACTION 09-02)

DEPARTMENT: SUN METRO

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600011 - 508008 - 11637 - G600419

FUNDING SOURCE: SUN METRO CAPITAL GRANTS-MAJOR OFFICE EQUIPMENT

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $72,637.00

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2009-103

DISTRICTS: 3 AND 8

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB3.  Discussion and action on the request that the Purchasing Manager for Financial Services, Purchasing Division be authorized to issue purchase order(s) to Vapor Bus International Sole Source No.: 2009-102"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER(S) TO VAPOR BUS INTERNATIONAL, THE SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER OF BUS COMPONENTS FOR REPLACEMENT PARTS AND SERVICE FOR TRANSIT BUS DOOR SYSTEMS CURRENTLY USED BY SUN METRO. TOTAL ESTIMATED THREE YEAR AWARD, $210,000.00 WITH THE STIPULATION THAT THE VENDOR PROVIDES AN UPDATED SOLE SOURCE LETTER AND AFFIDAVIT EACH YEAR. (ACTION 09-03)

DEPARTMENT: SUN METRO

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600015 - 503118 - 40348

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

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $210,000.00

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2009-102

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB4A.  DIRECTOR'S REPORT ON: Operations to include 2008 On-Time Report and Missed Service Report Comparison for FY2006-FY2009;"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

OPERATIONS TO INCLUDE 2008 ON-TIME REPORT AND MISSED SERVICE REPORT COMPARISON FOR FY2006-FY2009;

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB4B.  DIRECTOR'S REPORT ON: Customer Service Reports for Fixed Route and Paratransit;"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPORTS FOR FIXED ROUTE AND PARATRANSIT;

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB4C.  DIRECTOR'S REPORT ON: Maintenance Reports to include Road Calls reported for all units, for 91's, 93's, 94's and 400's and for 600's (from Dec. 1 - Dec. 31, 2008); Roadcall Comparison for Calendar Years 2006-2008; and Mechanical PMI Tracking 2008 (Fourth Quarter).  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

MAINTENANCE REPORTS TO INCLUDE ROAD CALLS REPORTED FOR ALL UNITS, FOR 91'S, 93'S, 94'S AND 400'S AND FOR 600'S (FROM DEC. 1 - DEC. 31, 2008); ROADCALL COMPARISON FOR CALENDAR YEARS 2006-2008; AND MECHANICAL PMI TRACKING 2008 (FOURTH QUARTER).

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB4D.  DIRECTOR'S REPORT ON: Proposed Key Performance Indicators including Farebox Recovery Factors, System Info, Bus Operations and Paratransit.  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

PROPOSED KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS INCLUDING FAREBOX RECOVERY FACTORS, SYSTEM INFO, BUS OPERATIONS AND PARATRANSIT.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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