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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 3/3/2009
 
   
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 24, 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF FEBRUARY 24, 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 U.S. GOVERNMENT LEASE FOR REAL PROPERTY, LEASE NO. HSBP-1108-L-DA00121, BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, ON BEHALF OF THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY/CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION, FOR OFFICE SPACE LOCATED IN THE AIRPORT TERMINAL.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A U.S. GOVERNMENT LEASE FOR REAL PROPERTY, LEASE NO. HSBP-1108-L-DA00121, BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, ON BEHALF OF THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY/CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION, FOR OFFICE SPACE LOCATED IN THE AIRPORT TERMINAL. (DISTRICT 3)

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

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), GOLF MANAGEMENT, INC. (''ASSIGNOR''), AND BUENO INVESTMENTS, INC. (''ASSIGNEE'') FOR THE REAL PROPERTY KNOWN AS LONE STAR GOLF COURSE LOCATED AT 1510 HAWKINS BOULEVARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), GOLF MANAGEMENT, INC. (''ASSIGNOR''), AND BUENO INVESTMENTS, INC. (''ASSIGNEE'') FOR THE REAL PROPERTY KNOWN AS LONE STAR GOLF COURSE LOCATED AT 1510 HAWKINS BOULEVARD, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, (915) 780-4724]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, HEREBY CREATE A JOINT COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE TO TRAVEL THROUGH THE CITY AND COUNTY OF EL PASO PROVIDING EDUCATION AND ENCOURAGING PARTICIPATION IN THE YEAR 2010 DECENNIAL CENSUS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION THAT THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, HEREBY CREATE A JOINT COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE TO TRAVEL THROUGH THE CITY AND COUNTY OF EL PASO PROVIDING EDUCATION AND ENCOURAGING PARTICIPATION IN THE YEAR 2010 DECENNIAL CENSUS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, PHILIP ETIWE, (915) 541-4635]

"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 2, 6, 7, AND 8)

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

ATTACHMENT A

SOLID WASTE LIENS

MARCH 3, 2009

LOTS 5 & 6, BLOCK 31, HOGAN HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 2) $221.83 MARY C. MALUF (TR)

9440 PAVO LANE $296.25 LUIS & YOLANDA CASILLAS

(DISTRICT 6)



130 CINECUE WAY $344.53 MARIA E. ESPARZA

(DISTRICT 7)

7909 LIRIO ROAD $256.31 LILIA DELGADO

(DISTRICT 7)

3615 HUECO $198.01 SHELBA J. MATTESON

(DISTRICT 8)

"3F. RESOLUTION: AN AMENDMENT TO THE 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, BY AMENDING EXHIBIT A

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AN AMENDMENT TO THE 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, BY AMENDING EXHIBIT A (LIST OF POLLING PLACES). (ALL DISTRICTS) [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"3G. RESOLUTION: AN AMENDMENT TO THE RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE 2009 SPECIAL ELECTION IN THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR THE SUBMISSION OF A MEASURE TO BE HELD WITHIN THE CITY ON MAY 9, 2009, BY AMENDING EXHIBIT A

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AN AMENDMENT TO THE RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE 2009 SPECIAL ELECTION IN THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR THE SUBMISSION OF A MEASURE TO BE HELD WITHIN THE CITY ON MAY 9, 2009, BY AMENDING EXHIBIT A (LIST OF POLLING PLACES). (ALL DISTRICTS) [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"4A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: RANDY BROCK TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

RANDY BROCK TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, DISTRICT 3. [REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, (915) 541-4572]

"4B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: REBECCA A ROJAS TO THE ANIMAL WELFARE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

REBECCA A ROJAS TO THE ANIMAL WELFARE ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

"5. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ALLOCATE THE USE OF DISTRICT 4 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $1775.52 TO PURCHASE FOUR TRASH RECEPTACLES AND HAVE THEM SECURED AT TODD WARE PARK.

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ALLOCATE THE USE OF DISTRICT 4 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $1775.52 TO PURCHASE FOUR TRASH RECEPTACLES AND HAVE THEM SECURED AT TODD WARE PARK. (DEPT. ID #01010004; ACCOUNT #504420; FUND #01101; CLASS #01001). [REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO, (915) 541-4400] POSTPONED FROM 02-24-09

"6. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO TOTER INC. UNDER TEXAS PROCUREMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES (TPASS) CONTRACT NO. 450-A2 (TRASH RECEPTACLES AND TWO WHEELED REFUSE CONTAINERS)

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO TOTER INC. UNDER TEXAS PROCUREMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES (TPASS) CONTRACT NO. 450-A2 (TRASH RECEPTACLES AND TWO WHEELED REFUSE CONTAINERS) IN THE AMOUNT OF $238,869.12 FOR GARBAGE/REFUSE CARTS.

THE PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE TPASS COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 27, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

ACCOUNT NO.: 34010289 - 508009 - 40403

FUNDING SOURCE: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $238,869.12

REFERENCE NO.: 2009-150

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"7. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-006 (JANITORIAL SERVICES - SOUTH EL PASO, GRANDVIEW, EASTSIDE, AND POLLY HARRIS SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS) TO LUCY'S CLEANING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-006 (JANITORIAL SERVICES - SOUTH EL PASO, GRANDVIEW, EASTSIDE, AND POLLY HARRIS SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS) TO LUCY'S CLEANING SERVICES FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $143,879.16.

DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION

AWARD TO: LUCY'S CLEANING SERVICES

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: ONE YEAR

ACCOUNT NO.: 51010363 - 502206 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: PARKS-OPERATING ACCOUNT-JANITORIAL MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS

TOTAL EST. AWARD: $143,879.16

DISTRICTS: 2, 5, AND 8

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND PARKS AND RECREATION RECOMMEND AWARD TO LUCY'S CLEANING SERVICES, THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID. [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

"8. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-091 (BASEBALL TURF INFIELD CONDITIONER) TO JOBE MATERIALS, L.P.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-091 (BASEBALL TURF INFIELD CONDITIONER) TO JOBE MATERIALS, L.P., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $112,500.

DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION

AWARD TO: JOBE MATERIALS, L.P.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $37,500

ACCOUNT NO.: 51010367 - 503113 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: PARKS-OPERATING ACCOUNT - LAND MAINTENANCE SUPPLIES

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $112,500

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND PARKS AND RECREATION RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO JOBE MATERIALS, L.P., THE SOLE BIDDER.

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

   
Item: 3E.  RESOLUTION: That the City Manager be authorized to sign the Agreement for Engineering Services by and between the City of El Paso and AIA Engineers, LTD. for a project known as ''Bicycle Paths on Various City Streets
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AIA ENGINEERS, LTD. FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''BICYCLE PATHS ON VARIOUS CITY STREETS FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $179,168.55 AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $229,168.55. (DISTRICTS 3, 5, 6, 7, AND 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 NO
5 Rep. Quintana DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9A.  & 9C. - 9I. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

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

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

9A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2, (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL) CHAPTER 2.80 REQUIRING THAT MEETINGS OF THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE BE VIDEO STREAMED OR CABLECAST AND THAT CERTAIN DISCLOSURES BE MADE CONCERNING FINANCIAL INTERESTS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, JOHN NEAL, (915) 541-4285]

9C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12, (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC) TO AMEND CHAPTER 12.08 (ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT), SECTION 12.08.220 (IMPOUNDING VEHICLES), OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE BY ADDING SUBSECTION 12.08.220 A.21, AUTHORIZING A POLICE OFFICER TO IMPOUND A MOTOR VEHICLE STOPPED FOR A TRAFFIC LAW VIOLATION IF THE VEHICLE'S OWNER OR OPERATOR FAILS TO SHOW EVIDENCE OF FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [POLICE DEPARTMENT, GREGORY ALLEN, (915) 564-7302]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MARCH 10, 2009, FOR ITEMS 9A & 9C

9D. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON08-00103 TO ALLOW FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT ON LOTS 24 AND 25, BLOCK 41, AMENDED MAP OF MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 20.04.260 AND 20.10.280 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 3816 HARRISON AVENUE. APPLICANT: TVP NON-PROFIT CORPORATION. ZON08-00103 (DISTRICT 2) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4027]

9E. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON08-00104 TO ALLOW FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT ON LOTS 30 AND 31, BLOCK 115, AMENDED MAP OF MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 20.04.260 AND 20.10.280 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: LINCOLN AVENUE. APPLICANT: TVP NON-PROFIT CORPORATION. ZON08-00104 (DISTRICT 2) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4027]

9F. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON08-00105 TO ALLOW FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT ON LOTS 9 AND 10, BLOCK 69, AMENDED MAP OF MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 20.04.260 AND 20.10.280 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 4013 FILLMORE AVENUE. APPLICANT: TVP NON-PROFIT CORPORATION. ZON08-00105 (DISTRICT 2) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4027]

9G. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON08-00114 TO ALLOW FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT ON LOTS 22 AND THE EAST 1/2 OF LOT 23, BLOCK 69, AMENDED MAP OF MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 20.04.260 AND 20.10.280 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 4010 PIERCE AVENUE. APPLICANT: TVP NON-PROFIT CORPORATION. ZON08-00114 (DISTRICT 2) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4027]

9H. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON08-00115 TO ALLOW FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT ON LOTS 11, 12, AND 13, BLOCK 69, AMENDED MAP OF MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 20.04.260 AND 20.10.280 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 4009 FILLMORE AVENUE. APPLICANT: TVP NON-PROFIT CORPORATION. ZON08-00115 (DISTRICT 2) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4027]

9I. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACTS 4, 4A, 5A, AND 5A1, S.A. & M.G.R.R. SURVEY NO. 265, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-1 (COMMERCIAL) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 5800 DONIPHAN DRIVE. APPLICANT: CARDENAS, L.P. ZON08-00109 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4027]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MARCH 24, 2009, FOR ITEMS 9D - 9I

PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD AS PART OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING THAT BEGINS AT APPROXIMATELY 9:00 A.M. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS PRESENT SHALL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD AT THAT TIME. AFTER THE PUBLIC HEARINGS, COUNCIL MAY ALSO DELAY TAKING ACTION ON ORDINANCES; NO REQUIREMENT IS MADE BY SECTION 3.9B OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER TO PUBLISH ANY FURTHER NOTICE. COPIES OF ALL ORDINANCES ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW IN THE CITY CLERK'S OFFICE, 2 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 8:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 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.  INTRODUCTION: An Ordinance approving the Final Project Plan and Final Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan for Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Five, City of El Paso, Texas. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE FINAL PROJECT PLAN AND FINAL REINVESTMENT ZONE FINANCING PLAN FOR TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER FIVE, CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 8) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4872]

   
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 NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-083 (Copier Services - Citywide) to Spectrum Imaging Technologies, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-083 (COPIER SERVICES - CITYWIDE) TO SPECTRUM IMAGING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $1,775,000.

DEPARTMENT: FINANCIAL SERVICES - PURCHASING

AWARD TO: SPECTRUM IMAGING TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: BASE BID I: ALTERNATIVE A (BLACK & WHITE COPIERS); ALL OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES

BASE BID II: ALTERNATIVE A (COIN-OPERATED COPIERS); ALL OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES

BASE BID III: ALTERNATIVE A (COLOR COPIERS); ALL OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES

OPTION: ONE YEAR

EST. ANNUAL AMOUNT: $355,000

ACCOUNT NO.: VARIOUS DEPARTMENT ACCOUNTS

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $1,775,000 (5-YEAR TOTAL)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF SIXTY 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 DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, RECOMMENDS AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

[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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-064 (McNeilus Proprietary Parts and Service - Re-bid) to McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-064 (MCNEILUS PROPRIETARY PARTS AND SERVICE - RE-BID) TO MCNEILUS TRUCK AND MANUFACTURING FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $3,000,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: MCNEILUS TRUCK AND MANUFACTURING

HUTCHINS, TX

ITEMS: PART I (PARTS)

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $1,000,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 503121 - 45202

FUNDING SOURCE: FLEET SERVICES INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

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

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A LOW BID, PRICE-LIST CONTRACT.

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT FOR MCNEILUS PROPRIETARY PARTS AND SERVICE (RE-BID).

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 TO MCNEILUS TRUCK AND MANUFACTURING, THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. GENERAL SERVICES AND FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND THAT G.O.T. SUPPLY, INC. BE DEEMED A NON-RESPONSIVE AND NON-RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

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

   
Item: 11.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance vacating a twenty-foot wide alley located between Zaragoza Road and Depot Street within Block 45 of Ysleta Grant, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. north of Alameda Avenue and east of Harris Street."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE VACATING A TWENTY-FOOT WIDE ALLEY LOCATED BETWEEN ZARAGOZA ROAD AND DEPOT STREET WITHIN BLOCK 45 OF YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF ALAMEDA AVENUE AND EAST OF HARRIS STREET. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, EDDIE GARCIA, (915) 541-4638]

   
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 NO
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12A.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 8961, an Ordinance creating a City Accessibility Advisory Committee, to revise the criteria for membership and the definition of a quorum; and repealing Ordinance Nos. 11194 and 11525, relating to the name and number of members of the committee.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 8961, AN ORDINANCE CREATING A CITY ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE, TO REVISE THE CRITERIA FOR MEMBERSHIP AND THE DEFINITION OF A QUORUM; AND REPEALING ORDINANCE NOS. 11194 AND 11525, RELATING TO THE NAME AND NUMBER OF MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE.

(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: 12B.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.44 (Vehicles and Traffic), Section 12.44.160 A. (Parking in Alleys), of the El Paso City Code by applying the regulations of Section 12.44.160 A. to all alleys"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.44 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), SECTION 12.44.160 A. (PARKING IN ALLEYS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY APPLYING THE REGULATIONS OF SECTION 12.44.160 A. TO ALL ALLEYS; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [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 NO
6 Rep. Holguin NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 13.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Appointment of one of the following individuals to the Public Service Board: "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED MARIA F. TERAN

APPOINTMENT OF ONE OF THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD:

MARIA F. TERAN

MARGARITA A. LICON

STELLA A. QUIÑONES

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

   
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 NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 14.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign an amendment to the May 6, 2008, Development Agreement by and between the City of El Paso, the El Paso Water Utilities - Public Service Board, and Haciendas Del Rio Partners, LP"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THE MAY 6, 2008, DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, THE EL PASO WATER UTILITIES - PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD, AND HACIENDAS DEL RIO PARTNERS, LP TO AMEND EXHIBIT B, DEVELOPMENT PLAN, TO INCREASE THE RESIDENTIAL LOTS FROM 118 TO 188 AND TO MODIFY THE CROSS SECTION TO DELETE THE SIDEWALKS. THE DENSITY WILL NOT EXCEED 2.5 DWELLING UNITS PER ACRE AS REQUIRED BY THE DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT. SUBJECT PROPERTY: STRAHAN SOUTHEAST OF MOORE. APPLICANT: HACIENDAS DEL RIO PARTNERS, LP.

(WEST ETJ, NEAR DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA AINSWORTH, (915) 541-4930]

POSTPONED FROM 02-24-09

   
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: 15A.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Presentation regarding Performance Metrics 2008 per the economic development services contract by Bob Cook, President and Chief Executive Officer of the El Paso Regional Economic Development Corporation.
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PRESENTATION REGARDING PERFORMANCE METRICS 2008 PER THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SERVICES CONTRACT BY BOB COOK, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE EL PASO REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4872]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 15B.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign an Amendment to the Agreement (''Agreement'') by and between the City of El Paso (''City'') and the El Paso Regional Economic Development Corporation (''REDCo'') to accept and approve a new Exhibit A, 2009 Scope of Services, and new Exhibit B, 2009 Performance Metrics and to have REDCo continue to provide spe  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT (''AGREEMENT'') BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND THE EL PASO REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (''REDCO'') TO ACCEPT AND APPROVE A NEW EXHIBIT A, 2009 SCOPE OF SERVICES, AND NEW EXHIBIT B, 2009 PERFORMANCE METRICS AND TO HAVE REDCO CONTINUE TO PROVIDE SPECIFIC, MEASURABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SERVICES TO THE CITY. THE ORIGINAL TERM OF THE AGREEMENT EXPIRED ON DECEMBER 31, 2007, AND AUTOMATICALLY RENEWS FOR THREE SUCCESSIVE ONE-YEAR TERMS, SUBJECT TO REDCO'S SATISFACTION OF THE PERFORMANCE METRICS AND SUBJECT TO THE CITY'S APPROPRIATION OF FUNDS FOR PAYMENT. FOR THIS SECOND SUCCESSIVE ONE-YEAR TERM, THE CITY SHALL PAY TO REDCO AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $200,000 DURING 2009 IN EXCHANGE FOR THE SPECIFIC, MEASURABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SERVICES IDENTIFIED IN THE NEW EXHIBITS A AND B. THIS ITEM WAS INCLUDED AS PART OF THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 2009 BUDGET APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4872]

   
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 NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX1.  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 LILLY AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE LAWSUIT STYLED ARTHUR SALGUERO, ET AL. VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO, ET AL.; CAUSE NO.08-CV-0442-DB.

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


 
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