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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL AND MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING
Date: 2/10/2009
 
   
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 FEBRUARY 3, 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF FEBRUARY 3, 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 NEW O.P.E.P BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF OCHOA STREET BETWEEN FIRST AVENUE AND PAISANO DRIVE FROM 6:00 P.M., TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2009, TO 2:00 A.M., WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE NEW O.P.E.P BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF OCHOA STREET BETWEEN FIRST AVENUE AND PAISANO DRIVE FROM 6:00 P.M., TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2009, TO 2:00 A.M., WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2009. (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT KERN PLACE MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION BE AUTHORIZED FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF BALTIMORE AVENUE, CINCINNATI AVENUE, AND THE ADJACENT ALLEY BETWEEN MESA STREET AND STANTON STREET FROM 6:00 P.M., TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2009, TO 2:00 A.M. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT KERN PLACE MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION BE AUTHORIZED FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF BALTIMORE AVENUE, CINCINNATI AVENUE, AND THE ADJACENT ALLEY BETWEEN MESA STREET AND STANTON STREET FROM 6:00 P.M., TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2009, TO 2:00 A.M., WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2009. (DISTRICTS 1 AND 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT GRANTING AN OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO THE YUCCA PARK SITE AT 620 YARBROUGH

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT GRANTING AN OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO THE YUCCA PARK SITE AT 620 YARBROUGH, SAID PROPERTY BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF LOT 3, MUNICIPAL SERVICE CENTER SUBDIVISION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 7)

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

"3D. 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 3, 4, 6, 7, AND 8)

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

ATTACHMENT A

SOLID WASTE LIENS

FEBRUARY 10, 2009

520 EMERSON $289.21 PAUL & MARIA E. GARCIA

(DISTRICT 3)

406 SYCAMORE WAY $159.85 ERICA ORTEGA

(DISTRICT 3)

11041 LOMA DE COLOR DRIVE $184.81 ERIC N. & PENELOPE MARTINHO

(DISTRICT 4)



LOT(S) 1 (EXC NLY PT) (63061.49 SQ FT), BLOCK 6, QUAIL RUN SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 6) $637.02 LOUIS D. & RAMONA H. STAHL



8636 NORTH LOOP $676.55 RICHARD F. CHEW JR. & 5

(DISTRICT 7)



3024 BISBEE $3,238.42 MIGUEL HOMES INC.

(DISTRICT 8)

3517 BISBEE $1,647.21 JUAN & SILVESTRA MONTELONGO

(DISTRICT 8)

2431 E. YANDELL $204.78 JOSE RICO

(DISTRICT 8)

LOT(S) 7 & N ½ OF LOT 6, (4758 SQ FT), BLOCK 45, ALEXANDER SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 8) $259.99 LARA PROPERTIES

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY COUNCIL DECLARE THE WEEKS OF FEBRUARY 23 - MARCH 7, 2009, ''AMNESTY WEEK'' FOR THE EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY (''THE LIBRARY'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL DECLARE THE WEEKS OF FEBRUARY 23 - MARCH 7, 2009, ''AMNESTY WEEK'' FOR THE EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY (''THE LIBRARY'') TO ALLOW BORROWERS OF ITEMS FROM THE LIBRARY TO RETURN OVERDUE ITEMS OR ITEMS PREVIOUSLY CONSIDERED LOST, WITHOUT PAYMENT OF APPLICABLE OVERDUE FINES OR FEES FOR LOST ITEMS, LAND TO ALLOW THE LIBRARY TO ACCEPT RETURN OF SUCH ITEMS WITHOUT PAYMENT OF SUCH FINES OR FEES. (ALL DISTRICTS) [LIBRARY, CAROL BREY-CASIANO, (915) 543-5413]

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL PASO DECLARES AN AMNESTY WEEK EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 23, 2009, THROUGH MARCH 7, 2009, ENDING AT 12:00 MIDNIGHT ON MARCH 7, 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL PASO DECLARES AN AMNESTY WEEK EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 23, 2009, THROUGH MARCH 7, 2009, ENDING AT 12:00 MIDNIGHT ON MARCH 7, 2009. DURING THIS AMNESTY PERIOD, ALL VIOLATORS WHO PAY OUTSTANDING PARKING CITATIONS WILL HAVE THE TOTAL DELINQUENCY FINES AND COLLECTION FEES REDUCED TO ZERO, LEAVING ONLY THE FINE AMOUNT TO BE PAID FOR EACH DELINQUENT CITATION WHICH IS PAID VOLUNTARILY. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"3G. RESOLUTION: OPERATION SERIOUS HABITUAL OFFENDER COMPREHENSIVE ACTION PROGRAM (SHOCAP) FULL FORCE GRANT APPLICATION TO THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

OPERATION SERIOUS HABITUAL OFFENDER COMPREHENSIVE ACTION PROGRAM (SHOCAP) FULL FORCE GRANT APPLICATION TO THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION; AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN GRANT RELATED DOCUMENTS INCLUDING ALL UNDERSTANDINGS AND ASSURANCES CONTAINED THEREIN, AND APPLY FOR, ACCEPT, REJECT, ALTER, OR TERMINATE THE GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $35,226 WITH AN IN-KIND MATCH OF $11,949. THE FUNDING AGENCY REQUIRES A RESOLUTION BE SUBMITTED WITH GRANT APPLICATION. (ALL DISTRICTS) [POLICE DEPARTMENT, ERIC SHELTON, (915) 564-7309]

"3H. RESOLUTION: APPROVE A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO APPROVE TO ELECTRONICALLY SUBMIT A GRANT PROPOSAL TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION (OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF TEXAS) FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT, PROSECUTION, COURT, AND TRAINING PROGRAMS TARGETING VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SEXUAL ASSAULT, AND STALKING

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO APPROVE TO ELECTRONICALLY SUBMIT A GRANT PROPOSAL TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION (OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF TEXAS) FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT, PROSECUTION, COURT, AND TRAINING PROGRAMS TARGETING VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SEXUAL ASSAULT, AND STALKING - LAW ENFORCEMENT LAW DART OFFICERS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $248,908.30 WITH A LOCAL CASH MATCH OF $112,177.65. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, ERIC SHELTON, (915) 564-7309]

"3I. RESOLUTION: APPROVE A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO APPROVE TO ELECTRONICALLY SUBMIT A GRANT PROPOSAL TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION (OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF TEXAS) FOR GENERAL VICTIM ASSISTANCE, DIRECT SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO APPROVE TO ELECTRONICALLY SUBMIT A GRANT PROPOSAL TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION (OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF TEXAS) FOR GENERAL VICTIM ASSISTANCE, DIRECT SERVICES - GENERAL VICTIM SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $148,782.65 WITH A LOCAL CASH MATCH OF $36,520.62. (ALL DISTRICTS) [POLICE DEPARTMENT, ERIC SHELTON, (915) 564-7309]

"4. MAYOR AND COUNCIL: REVOCATION OF THE CITY COUNCIL ACTION ON FEBRUARY 3, 2009, ASKING CITY STAFF TO CONTACT TEXAS AMATEUR ATHLETIC FEDERATION (TAAF) AND AMATEUR ATHLETIC UNION (AAU) ASKING FOR A CLARIFICATION ON WHETHER NOT THE CITY WOULD BE SANCTIONED OR IF CITY LEAGUES WOULD BE HARMED IF WE ALLOWED INELIGIBLE TEAMS THAT INCLUDED GIRLS ON BOYS' TEAMS TO PARTICIPATE IN COMPETITIVE LEAGUE PLAY DURING THE REGULAR SEASON.

ACTION TAKEN: REVOKED

REVOCATION OF THE CITY COUNCIL ACTION ON FEBRUARY 3, 2009, ASKING CITY STAFF TO CONTACT TEXAS AMATEUR ATHLETIC FEDERATION (TAAF) AND AMATEUR ATHLETIC UNION (AAU) ASKING FOR A CLARIFICATION ON WHETHER NOT THE CITY WOULD BE SANCTIONED OR IF CITY LEAGUES WOULD BE HARMED IF WE ALLOWED INELIGIBLE TEAMS THAT INCLUDED GIRLS ON BOYS' TEAMS TO PARTICIPATE IN COMPETITIVE LEAGUE PLAY DURING THE REGULAR SEASON. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

"5A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: LUIS M. RUIZ TO THE HISTORY MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

LUIS M. RUIZ TO THE HISTORY MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, DISTRICT 3. [REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, (915) 541-4572]

"5B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: RODNEY HALDON HANSEN TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

RODNEY HALDON HANSEN TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"5C. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: RICHARD ANTHONY CORDOVA AS A REGULAR BOARD MEMBER TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

RICHARD ANTHONY CORDOVA AS A REGULAR BOARD MEMBER TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"6. BOARD APPOINTMENT: RICARDO D. GONZALEZ TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

RICARDO D. GONZALEZ TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"7. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-054 (CJ4 MOTOR OIL) TO C & R DISTRIBUTING INC. AND NUNN WASTE MANAGEMENT COMPANY

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-054 (CJ4 MOTOR OIL) TO C & R DISTRIBUTING INC. AND NUNN WASTE MANAGEMENT COMPANY FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $330,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: C & R DISTRIBUTING INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: GROUP I

OPTION: TWO YEARS

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2 NUNN WASTE MANAGEMENT COMPANY

ANTHONY, TX

ITEMS: GROUP II (BUYBACK - REVENUE TO CITY)

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $110,000 (GROUP I EXPENDITURE)

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 503121 - 45202

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES, INVENTORY PURCHASING-MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $330,000 (3-YEAR TOTAL)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT FOR CJ4 MOTOR OIL AND BUYBACK OF RECYCLED OIL, FILTERS, AND ANTIFREEZE.

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

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

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

"8. BUDGET TRANSFERS: BT2009-0479 AIRPORT TRANSFER OF FUNDS TO SET UP APPROPRIATION FOR THE UPGRADE OF THE FIBER OPTIC CABLE FROM THE EXISTING 6 AND 12 STRAND CABLES TO 72 STRAND CABLES AT THE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2009-0479 AIRPORT

TRANSFER OF FUNDS TO SET UP APPROPRIATION FOR THE UPGRADE OF THE FIBER OPTIC CABLE FROM THE EXISTING 6 AND 12 STRAND CABLES TO 72 STRAND CABLES AT THE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.



INCREASE $125,000.00 TO CONSTRUCTION

INCREASE $125,000.00 TO OPERATING TRANSFER IN

INCREASE $125,000.00 TO FUND BALANCE TRANSFER

INCREASE $125,000.00 TO OPERATING TRANSFER OUT

(ALL DISTRICTS)

[AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, (915) 780-4724]

[OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4777]

   
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: 9.  INTRODUCTION: An Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 8961 which created the Accessibility Advisory Committee and that set the quorum for the committee to be a majority of the members present based on nine members.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 8961 WHICH CREATED THE ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE AND THAT SET THE QUORUM FOR THE COMMITTEE TO BE A MAJORITY OF THE MEMBERS PRESENT BASED ON NINE MEMBERS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING, WILLIAM BENNETT, (915) 541-4243]

   
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.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 20 (Zoning), Chapter 20.02 (General Provisions and Definitions), Article II (Definitions), 20.02.304, to amend the definition for ''Domestic Storage''.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.02 (GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS), ARTICLE II (DEFINITIONS), 20.02.304, OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND THE DEFINITION FOR ''DOMESTIC STORAGE''. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Item: 10B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance annexing the following east of Zaragoza Road near Pebble Hills Boulevard. AN08010
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF SECTIONS 47 AND 48, BLOCK 79, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; AND, PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF SECTIONS 47 AND 48, BLOCK 79, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF ZARAGOZA ROAD NEAR PEBBLE HILLS BOULEVARD. APPLICANT: RANCHOS REAL IV, LTD. AN08010 (EAST ETJ: ADJACENT TO DISTRICTS 5 & 6)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, CHRISTINA AINSWORTH, (915) 541-4930] POSTPONED FROM 01-27-09

   
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: 10C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of east of Zaragoza Road near Pebble Hills Boulevard. ZON08-00085
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF SECTIONS 47 AND 48, BLOCK 79, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND PARCEL 3: A PORTION OF SECTION 47, BLOCK 79, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND PARCEL 4: A PORTION OF SECTIONS 47 AND 48, BLOCK 79, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, AND PARCEL 5: A PORTION OF SECTION 47, BLOCK 79, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND PARCEL 11: A PORTION OF SECTION 47, BLOCK 79, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM R F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS; AND, PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF SECTIONS 47 AND 48, BLOCK 79, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL); AND, PARCEL 6: A PORTION OF SECTIONS 47 AND 48, BLOCK 79, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS; AND, PARCEL 7: A PORTION OF SECTIONS 38 AND 47, BLOCK 79, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM C-2 (COMMERCIAL) TO GMU (GENERAL MIXED USE) AND APPROVING A MASTER ZONING PLAN; AND, PARCEL 8: A PORTION OF SECTIONS 38 AND 47, BLOCK 79, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) TO GMU (GENERAL MIXED USE) AND APPROVING A MASTER ZONING PLAN; AND, PARCEL 9: A PORTION OF SECTION 38, BLOCK 79, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) TO PR-II (PLANNED RESIDENTIAL); AND, PARCEL 10: A PORTION OF SECTIONS 38 AND 47, BLOCK 79, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF ZARAGOZA ROAD NEAR PEBBLE HILLS BOULEVARD. APPLICANT: RANCHOS REAL IV, LTD. ZON08-00085 (EAST ETJ: ADJACENT TO DISTRICTS 5 & 6)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, CHRISTINA AINSWORTH, (915) 541-4930] POSTPONED FROM 01-27-09

   
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: 11A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on authorizing a standing weekly Special City Council meeting for City Council agenda review.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AUTHORIZING A STANDING WEEKLY SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING FOR CITY COUNCIL AGENDA REVIEW. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

   
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 to authorize the Mayor to sign a Resolution to appoint one board member for each Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority Board position from the list of nominees below:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO SIGN A RESOLUTION TO APPOINT ONE BOARD MEMBER FOR EACH CAMINO REAL REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY BOARD POSITION FROM THE LIST OF NOMINEES BELOW:

POSITION 2 POSITION 4 POSITION 6

1.ADRIAN QUINTELA 1.TANNY BERG* 1.TONY PAYAN*

2.MARISA BARRIO 2.BELEN ROBLES 2.MARGARITA LICON

3.BRENDA EHRLICH 3.IKE MONTY 3.STUART SCHWARTZ

*INCUMBENT BOARD MEMBER

**POSITION PREVIOUSLY HELD BY J.O. STEWART (MAYOR JOHN COOK)

[MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

   
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 on entering into an interlocal agreement for participation in Project: Fresh Start, a program aimed toward increasing the availability of quality affordable housing for El Paso families.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON ENTERING INTO AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT FOR PARTICIPATION IN PROJECT: FRESH START, A PROGRAM AIMED TOWARD INCREASING THE AVAILABILITY OF QUALITY AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR EL PASO FAMILIES. ALL OTHER TAXING ENTITIES WITHIN THE CITY HAVE APPROVED THE AGREEMENT. [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 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: 12.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution resetting the Public Hearing on the land use assumptions and capital improvements plan under which an impact fee may be imposed from February 24, 2009, to March 24, 2009
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION RESETTING THE PUBLIC HEARING ON THE LAND USE ASSUMPTIONS AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PLAN UNDER WHICH AN IMPACT FEE MAY BE IMPOSED FROM FEBRUARY 24, 2009, TO MARCH 24, 2009; SUCH RESCHEDULING DUE TO ADJUSTMENTS REQUIRED TO THE POPULATION AND SERVICE UNIT CALCULATIONS FOR SERVICE AREAS DEVELOPED BY THE EL PASO WATER UTILITIES. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, JOHN NEAL, (915) 541-4285]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

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

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED MICHELE LOCKE AND SHELDON MYERS AS PART-TIME ASSOCIATE MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGES.

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

MICHELE LOCKE

SHELDON MYERS

ROGER RODRIGUEZ

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

POSTPONED FROM 02-03-09

   
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: 13B.  MUNICIPAL CLERK: Discussion and action on a Resolution providing for the 2009 General Election in the City of El Paso"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE 2009 GENERAL ELECTION IN THE CITY OF EL PASO, CALLING FOR AN ELECTION OF THE MAYOR, FOUR DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVES, FIVE MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGES, AND THE JUDGE OF THE MUNICIPAL COURT OF APPEALS TO BE HELD WITHIN THE CITY ON MAY 9, 2009; AND MAKING PROVISIONS FOR THE CONDUCT OF THE ELECTION. (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 YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 13C.  MUNICIPAL CLERK: Discussion and action on a Resolution calling a special election in the City of El Paso for the submission of a measure to be held within the City on May 9, 2009"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION CALLING A SPECIAL ELECTION IN THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR THE SUBMISSION OF A MEASURE TO BE HELD WITHIN THE CITY ON MAY 9, 2009; AND MAKING PROVISIONS FOR THE CONDUCT OF THE ELECTION.

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

   
Item: 14.  OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET: Discussion and action to authorize the City Manager to execute a budget transfer, reducing the City's General Fund Appropriations in various departments
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO EXECUTE A BUDGET TRANSFER, REDUCING THE CITY'S GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS IN VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS BY $7,065,688 AS OUTLINED IN THE QUARTERLY FINANCIAL REPORT - 1ST QUARTER, FY 2009 PRESENTATION TO COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 3, 2009, AS DIRECTED BY COUNCIL.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A BUDGET TRANSFER, REDUCING THE CITY'S GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS IN VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS BY $7,065,688 AS OUTLINED IN THE QUARTERLY FINANCIAL REPORT - 1ST QUARTER, FY 2009 PRESENTATION TO COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 3, 2009, AS DIRECTED BY COUNCIL. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4777]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX1.  Diana Kirk vs. City of El Paso, Cause No. 2008-3447. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND CARRIED THAT OUTSIDE COUNSEL BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT PLAINTIFF’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND AND ALL FUTURE DEMANDS IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED DIANA KIRK VS. CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. 2008-3447.

DIANA KIRK VS. CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. 2008-3447. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX2.  Arthur Salguero, et al vs. City of El Paso, et al; Cause No. EP-08-CV-0442. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE HOLGUIN, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO DELETE THE ITEM REGARDING ARTHUR SALGUERO, ET AL VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET AL; CAUSE NO. EP-08-CV-0442. (551.071)

ARTHUR SALGUERO, ET AL VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET AL; CAUSE NO. EP-08-CV-0442. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX3.  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 MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO AUTHORIZE OUTSIDE COUNSEL TO TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION REGARDING THE PENDING APPEAL OF THE ISSUANCE OF THE ASARCO AIR QUALITY PERMIT BY TCEQ AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION REGARDING THE PETITION FOR REVOCATION OF SUCH AIR PERMIT AS RECOMMENDED BY OUTSIDE COUNSEL.

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, LAURA P. GORDON, (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: ADDN1A.  BOARD APPOINTMENT: Angel F. Quintana to the International Bridge Commission"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ANGEL F. QUINTANA TO THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

   
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: ADDN1B.  BOARD APPOINTMENT: Ruben Chavez to the City Plan Commission
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

RUBEN CHAVEZ TO THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

   
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: ADDN2A.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign the Agreement between the City of El Paso and Hunt Investment, Inc., [on behalf of Hunt El Paso Investment, Ltd] and FSW Investment Management, LLC [on behalf of FSW Investments, L. P.] (landowners)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED WITH REVISIONS TO THE AGREEMENT

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND HUNT INVESTMENT, INC., [ON BEHALF OF HUNT EL PASO INVESTMENT, LTD] AND FSW INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, LLC [ON BEHALF OF FSW INVESTMENTS, L. P.] (LANDOWNERS) WHEREIN THE LANDOWNERS DEDICATE PROPERTY FOR THE RIGHT-OF-WAY REQUIRED FOR THE EXTENSION OF PASEO DEL NORTE FROM INTERSTATE 10 TO RESLER AND AGREE TO PAY ALL COSTS AND EXPENSES REQUIRED FOR THE PROJECT REQUIRED OF THE CITY OF EL PASO UNDER THE LOCAL TRANSPORTATION PROJECT ADVANCE FUNDING AGREEMENT (LPAFA) WITH THE STATE OF TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF PASEO DEL NORTE DRIVE EXTENSION FROM INTERSTATE 10 TO RESLER. (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: ADDN2B.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign the Local Project Advance Funding Agreement (LPAFA) with the State of Texas Department of Transportation for the construction of Paseo Del Norte Drive Extension from Interstate 10 to Resler.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE LOCAL PROJECT ADVANCE FUNDING AGREEMENT (LPAFA) WITH THE STATE OF TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF PASEO DEL NORTE DRIVE EXTENSION FROM INTERSTATE 10 TO RESLER. (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 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 JANUARY 13, 2009 AND THE SPECIAL MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING ON JANUARY 27, 2009. (ACTION 09-05)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING ON JANUARY 13, 2009 AND THE SPECIAL MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING ON JANUARY 27, 2009. (ACTION 09-05)

   
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 Appointment of Ira L. ''Joe'' Barbe as a member to the Citizens Advisory Committee by Representative Susie Byrd. (Action 09-06)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPOINTMENT OF IRA L. ''JOE'' BARBE AS A MEMBER TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD. (ACTION 09-06)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB3.  Discussion and action on the Appointment of Suzanne Fabian as a member to the Citizens Advisory Committee by Representative Rachel Quintana. (Action 09-07)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPOINTMENT OF SUZANNE FABIAN AS A MEMBER TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA. (ACTION 09-07)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB4.  Discussion and action on the Appointment of Martha Margarita Maldonado as a member to the Citizens Advisory Committee by Representative Eddie Holguin. (Action 09-08)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPOINTMENT OF MARTHA MARGARITA MALDONADO AS A MEMBER TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN. (ACTION 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 YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES

   
Item: MTB5.  Discussion and action on the Appointment of Lawrence Harley as an alternate member to the Citizens Advisory Committee. (Action 09-09)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPOINTMENT OF LAWRENCE HARLEY AS AN ALTERNATE MEMBER TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE. (ACTION 09-09)

   
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 YES

   
Item: MTB6.  Discussion and action on a resolution amending the resolutions governing the Citizen's Advisory Committee, relating to the term limits of the first alternate appointed to each of the three (3) alternate positions. (Action 09-10)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE RESOLUTIONS GOVERNING THE CITIZEN'S ADVISORY COMMITTEE, RELATING TO THE TERM LIMITS OF THE FIRST ALTERNATE APPOINTED TO EACH OF THE THREE (3) ALTERNATE POSITIONS. (ACTION 09-10)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB7.  Discussion and action concerning term limits to members of the Citizens Advisory Committee for the Board of Mass Transit by Representative Eddie Holguin. (Action 09-11)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION CONCERNING TERM LIMITS TO MEMBERS OF THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE BOARD OF MASS TRANSIT BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN. (ACTION 09-11)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NO
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: MTB8.  Discussion and action on removing or increasing term limits to members of the Citizens Advisory Committee for the Board of Mass Transit by Representative Eddie Holguin. (Action 09-12)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON REMOVING OR INCREASING TERM LIMITS TO MEMBERS OF THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE BOARD OF MASS TRANSIT BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN. (ACTION 09-12)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB9.  Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-070 (Towing of Motor Vehicles) to Sun City Towing & Recovery
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-070 (TOWING OF MOTOR VEHICLES) TO SUN CITY TOWING & RECOVERY FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $285,000.00. (ACTION 09-13)

DEPARTMENT: SUN METRO

AWARD TO: SUN CITY TOWING & RECOVERY

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL ITEMS

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $95,000.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600006-504406-40345 60600009-504406-40345

FUNDING SOURCE: TRANSIT MAINTENANCE-OTHER SERVICES/CHARGES-SUN METRO

OPERATIONS; LIFT MAINTENANCE-OTHER SERVICE/CHARGES-SUN

METRO OPERATIONS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $285,000.00

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

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

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

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB10.  Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-066 (Janitorial Services Union Depot & Five Points Terminal) to The Eagle Janitorial Service
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-066 (JANITORIAL SERVICES UNION DEPOT & FIVE POINTS TERMINAL) TO THE EAGLE JANITORIAL SERVICE FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $1,234,293.42. (ACTION 09-14)

DEPARTMENT: SUN METRO

AWARD TO: THE EAGLE JANITORIAL SERVICE

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $411,431.14

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600005 - 502206 - 40345

FUNDING SOURCE: FACILITIES MAINTENANCE; MAINTENANCE SERVICES

CONTRACT-JANITORIAL; SUN METRO OPERATIONS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $1,234,293.42

DISTRICTS: 8

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

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

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND MASS TRANSIT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED, TO THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB11.  Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-085 (Bus Axle End Components) to MCI Service Parts, Inc., Muncie Reclamation and Supply dba Muncie Transit Supply, and New Flyer Industries Canada ULC
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-085 (BUS AXLE END COMPONENTS) TO MCI SERVICE PARTS, INC., MUNCIE RECLAMATION AND SUPPLY DBA MUNCIE TRANSIT SUPPLY, AND NEW FLYER INDUSTRIES CANADA ULC FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $243,983.70. (ACTION 09-15)

DEPARTMENT: SUN METRO

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: MCI SERVICE PARTS, INC.

SCHAUMBURG, IL

ITEMS: GROUP I, ITEM L

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $2,640.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: MUNCIE RECLAMATION AND SUPPLY DBA MUNCIE TRANSIT SUPPLY

MUNCIE, IN

ITEMS: GROUP I, ITEM 2 AND GROUP II

OPTION: ONE YEAR AND TWO YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $32,786.50

AWARD TO: VENDOR 3: NEW FLYER INDUSTRIES CANADA ULC

WINNIPEG, CANADA

ITEMS: GROUP I, ITEMS 3, 4, 5, & 6 AND GROUP III

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $45,901.40



ACCOUNT NO.: 60600015 - 503118 - 40348

FUNDING SOURCE: INVENTORY PURCHASES-VEHICLE MAINTENANCE SUPPLIES-SUN

METRO INVENTORY

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $243,983.70 (3 YEAR TOTAL)

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

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

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

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB12.  Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-060 (Security Guard Service) to Ruiz Protective Service, Inc.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-060 (SECURITY GUARD SERVICE) TO RUIZ PROTECTIVE SERVICE, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $2,736,488.65. (ACTION 09-16)

DEPARTMENT: SUN METRO

AWARD TO: RUIZ PROTECTIVE SERVICE, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600013 - 502212 - 40345

FUNDING SOURCE: SAFETY, SECURITY & TRAINING-SECURITY CONTRACTS-SUN METRO OPERATIONS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $2,736,488.65

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

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

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND MASS TRANSIT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED, TO THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB13.  Discussion and action on a resolution authorizing the Mass Transit Department to provide free fares for all customers of SMART 101, all day, from Monday March 23, 2009, through Friday March 27, 2009, and to give away seventeen (17) monthly bus passes by random chance, in conjunction with the first week of operation for SMART 101. (Action 09-17)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE FREE FARES FOR ALL CUSTOMERS OF SMART 101, ALL DAY, FROM MONDAY MARCH 23, 2009, THROUGH FRIDAY MARCH 27, 2009, AND TO GIVE AWAY SEVENTEEN (17) MONTHLY BUS PASSES BY RANDOM CHANCE, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE FIRST WEEK OF OPERATION FOR SMART 101. (ACTION 09-17)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB14A.  - 14D.: Director's report on:
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DIRECTOR'S REPORT ON:

14A. OPERATIONS TO INCLUDE 2009 ON-TIME REPORT AND MISSED SERVICE REPORT COMPARISON FOR FY2006-FY2009;

14B. CUSTOMER SERVICE REPORTS FOR FIXED ROUTE AND PARATRANSIT;

14C. MAINTENANCE REPORTS TO INCLUDE ROAD CALLS REPORTED FOR ALL UNITS, FOR 91'S, 93'S, 94'S AND 400'S AND FOR 600'S (FOR JANUARY 2009); ROADCALL COMPARISON FOR CALENDAR YEARS 2007-2009; AND MECHANICAL PMI TRACKING 2009 (FIRST QUARTER-WEEK 1).

14D. KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS INCLUDING FAREBOX RECOVERY FACTORS, SYSTEM INFO, BUS OPERATIONS AND PARATRANSIT.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE



 
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