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Agenda: City Council - Mass Transit Dept Brd Mtgs for web
Date: 2/8/2005
 
   
Item: 2.  RESOLUTION: Free Admissions on all Sun Metro Routes, Saturday, April 30, 2005  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD HEREBY PROCLAIMS SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2005 AS A DAY OF FREE ADMISSION ON ALL SUN METRO ROUTES FOR ALL PASSENGERS BETWEEN THE AGES OF 6 AND 18 YEARS OLD IN CELEBRATION OF DÍA DE LOS NIÑOS ~ DÍA DE LOS LIBROS.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 3.  RESOLUTION: Discounted Fee Structure for the Purchase of Bulk Passes  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD HEREBY ALLOWS FOR A DISCOUNTED FEE STRUCTURE FOR THE PURCHASE OF BULK PASSES ON FIXED ROUTE SERVICE FOR ADULTS AND STUDENT FARES.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

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 OR PERSONS IN THE AUDIENCE. 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.

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF FEBRUARY 1, 2005 AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 28, 2005 (PARK FEES).

5A. RESOLUTION: LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT - BUTTERFIELD TRAIL INDUSTRIAL PARK UNIT ONE (#8 ZANE GREY)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT

BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND MORVEN PARTNER L.P. (''ASSIGNOR'') AND HARVEST MANOR FARMS LLC (ASSIGNEE'') FOR THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF LOT 4 AND A PORTION OF LOT 5, BLOCK 8, BUTTERFIELD TRAIL INDUSTRIAL PARK UNIT ONE, REPLAT ''A'', CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS #8 ZANE GREY, EL PASO, TEXAS.

5B. RESOLUTION: CONTRACT WITH ROZANNA M. MENDOZA

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ROZANNA M. MENDOZA, TO ASSIST THE CITY MANAGER AS AN EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE CITY MANAGER, AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $2,461.54, FOR 40 HOURS PER WEEK. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF MARCH 7, 2005 THROUGH MARCH 6, 2006. THIS CONTRACT IS SUBJECT TO THE CONCURRENCE OF THE CIVIL SERVICE

5C. RESOLUTION: RELEASE OF LIEN - 1600 SUMAC

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY AND THE CITY CLERK, BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RELEASE OF LIEN WHEREBY THE CITY RELEASES ITS LIEN IN THE AMOUNT OF TEN THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($10,000.00, GRANT NOTE - $825.00, LOAN NOTE - $9,175.00), AGAINST THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY:

LOT 1, BLOCK 38A, EASTWOOD (UNIT 7), AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP THEREOF ON FILE IN BOOK 26, PAGE 28, PLAT RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, KNOWN AS 1600 SUMAC

FOR CONSIDERATION PAID TO THE CITY IN FULL SATISFACTION OF THAT CERTAIN PROMISSORY NOTE EXECUTED BY THE OWNER OF THE ABOVE-DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY AND PAYABLE TO THE ORDER OF THE CITY.

5D. RESOLUTION: RELEASE OF LIEN - 8945 MELLON

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY AND THE CITY CLERK, BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RELEASE OF LIEN WHEREBY THE CITY RELEASES ITS LIEN IN THE AMOUNT OF FIVE THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED FIFTY AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($5,650.00, GRANT NOTE - $948.00, LOAN NOTE - $4,702.00), AGAINST THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY:

LOT 10, BLOCK 4, COLONIA MARGARITA, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP AND PLAT THEREOF ON FILE IN VOLUME 35, PAGE 10, PLAT RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, KNOWN AS 8945 MELLON

FOR CONSIDERATION PAID TO THE CITY IN FULL SATISFACTION OF THAT CERTAIN PROMISSORY NOTE EXECUTED BY THE OWNER OF THE ABOVE-DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY AND PAYABLE TO THE ORDER OF THE CITY.

5E. RESOLUTION: RELEASE OF LIEN - 3029½ RIVERA

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY AND THE CITY CLERK, BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RELEASE OF LIEN WHEREBY THE CITY RELEASES ITS LIEN IN THE AMOUNT OF TWELVE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED FIFTY AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($12,250.00, GRANT NOTE - $10,250.00, LOAN NOTE - $2,000.00), AGAINST THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY:

THE SOUTH 61.55 FEET OF LOTS 15 AND 16, BLOCK 2, EAST EL PASO ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, KNOWN AS 3029 ½ RIVERA

FOR CONSIDERATION PAID TO THE CITY IN FULL SATISFACTION OF THAT CERTAIN PROMISSORY NOTE EXECUTED BY THE OWNER OF THE ABOVE-DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY AND PAYABLE TO THE ORDER OF THE CITY; AND THAT THE CITY COMPTROLLER ISSUE A REFUND CHECK RESULTING FROM AN OVERPAYMENT ON THE LOAN FOR THE AMOUNT OF EIGHTY FOUR AND 95/100 DOLLARS ($84.95).

5F. RESOLUTION: RELEASE OF LIEN - 7839 MONTECITO

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY AND THE CITY CLERK, BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RELEASE OF LIEN WHEREBY THE CITY RELEASES ITS LIEN IN THE AMOUNT OF SIX THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED FIFTY AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($6,850.00, GRANT NOTE - $4,850.00, LOAN NOTE - $2,000.00), AGAINST THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY:

LOT 20, BLOCK 1, MONTE-CITO, ADDITION FIRST SUPPLEMENTAL MAP, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP THEREOF ON FILE IN BOOK 7, PAGE 10, PLAT RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, KNOWN AS 7839 MONTECITO

FOR CONSIDERATION PAID TO THE CITY IN FULL SATISFACTION OF THAT CERTAIN PROMISSORY NOTE EXECUTED BY THE OWNER OF THE ABOVE-DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY AND PAYABLE TO THE ORDER OF THE CITY; AND THAT THE CITY COMPTROLLER ISSUE A REFUND CHECK RESULTING FROM AN OVERPAYMENT ON THE LOAN FOR THE AMOUNT OF ONE HUNDRED FORTY AND 47/100 DOLLARS ($140.47).

5G. RESOLUTION: RELEASE OF LIEN - 3309 EAST YANDELL

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY AND THE CITY CLERK, BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RELEASE OF LIEN WHEREBY THE CITY RELEASES ITS LIEN IN THE AMOUNT OF NINE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($9,750.00, GRANT NOTE - $5,750.00, LOAN NOTE - $4,000.00), AGAINST THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY:

LOT 7 AND THE WEST 1/2 FEET OF LOT 8, BLOCK 85, EAST EL PASO ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, KNOWN AS 3309 EAST YANDELL

FOR CONSIDERATION PAID TO THE CITY IN FULL SATISFACTION OF THAT CERTAIN PROMISSORY NOTE EXECUTED BY THE OWNER OF THE ABOVE-DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY AND PAYABLE TO THE ORDER OF THE CITY; AND THAT THE CITY COMPTROLLER ISSUE A REFUND CHECK RESULTING FROM AN OVERPAYMENT ON THE LOAN FOR THE AMOUNT OF ONE HUNDRED THIRTY THREE AND 38/100 DOLLARS ($133.38).

5H. RESOLUTION: GUIDELINES FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A NEIGHBORHOOD TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PROGRAM - MOVED TO THE REGULAR AGENDA, PLEASE CONSULT THE REGULAR AGENDA

5I. RESOLUTION: AGREEMENT - MCCORMICK ARCHITECTURE, L.L.C., ''RUBY COATES PARK''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MCCORMICK ARCHITECTURE, L.L.C., A PARTNERSHIP REGISTERED IN THE STATE OF TEXAS, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''RUBY COATES PARK'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED EIGHTY-SIX THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED FORTY-ONE AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($86,141.00).

FUNDING SOURCE: CDBG FUNDS, G7130CD0013-508016.

5J. RESOLUTION: AGREEMENT - RON BROWN ARCHITECTS, ''HENDERSON HEALTH CENTER ADA UPGRADE''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RON BROWN ARCHITECTS, A SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''HENDERSON HEALTH CENTER ADA UPGRADE'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TWELVE THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($12,000.00). FUNDING SOURCE: CDBG FUNDS, G7130CD0012-508016.

5K. RESOLUTION: AGREEMENT - ASA ARCHITECTS STUDIO, ''FIRE STATION NO. 35''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ASA ARCHITECTS STUDIO FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''FIRE STATION NO. 35'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE HUNDRED SIXTEEN THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED SIXTEEN AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($116,416.00). THIS ITEM WILL BE FUNDED BY 2004 BOND ISSUE PROJECT FUNDS. THE ITEM HAS BEEN FUNDED. THE FUNDING INFORMATION IS 14200404/PBE04FI10529162/508016. A BUDGET TRANSFER IS NOT REQUIRED.

5L. RESOLUTION: FIRST AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT - PARKHILL, SMITH & COOPER, ''CLINT LANDFILL PHASE I - CELLS 3, 4, 5 & 6'

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PARKHILL, SMITH & COOPER, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''CLINT LANDFILL PHASE I - CELLS 3, 4, 5 & 6'' IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED SEVENTY THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($70,963.00).

5M. RESOLUTION: AGREEMENT - CEA ENGINEERING GROUP, ''TEAKWOOD ROAD AND SEQUOIA COURT STREET AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND CEA ENGINEERING GROUP, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''TEAKWOOD ROAD AND SEQUOIA COURT STREET AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED SEVENTY-FIVE THOUSAND TWENTY-EIGHT AND 13/100 DOLLARS ($75,028.13).

5N. RESOLUTION: SECOND AMENDMENT TO AGREEMENT - AGUILAR & MESTA, INC., D/B/A PERSPECTIVA, ''LOWER VALLEY BRANCH LIBRARY''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SECOND AMENDMENT TO AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AGUILAR & MESTA, INC., D/B/A PERSPECTIVA, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''LOWER VALLEY BRANCH LIBRARY'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TWENTY-ONE THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($21,600.00).

5O. RESOLUTION: REVISING THE CLASS OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR IS HEREBY REVISED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE WILL REMAIN 5824. THE GRADE IS EX E. SALARY RANGE: $67,421.27 - $106,034.39 (EX E) FUNDING SOURCE: POSITION HAS BEEN BUDGETED FOR FY05 UNDER GENERAL FUNDS.

5P. RESOLUTION: LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR PHYSICIANS HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THAT CERTAIN LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR PHYSICIANS HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND PHYSICIANS HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATES (''PHA''), WHEREBY PHA SHALL PROVIDE NURSE PRACTITIONERS AND/OR LICENSED PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS TO STAFF AND OPERATE HEALTH CARE CLINICS, LOCATED ON CITY PROPERTY, THAT PROVIDE HEALTHCARE RELATED SERVICES FOR QUALIFIED UNIFORM AND NON-UNIFORM CITY EMPLOYEES AND THEIR FAMILIES. FUNDING SOURCE: CITY OF EL PASO HEALTH BENEFIT FUND, 45121-04100248-50211.

5Q. RESOLUTION: FIRST AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES - ARTCHITECTURE I, LP D/B/A ARTCHITECTURE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ARTCHITECTURE I, LP D/B/A ARTCHITECTURE, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''NEW MARTY ROBBINS RECREATION CENTER AND POOL IMPROVEMENTS'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FIVE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($5,550.00).

6. NOTICE TO SET A PUBLIC HEARING - 1017 MUNDY DRIVE AKA 1019 MUNDY DRIVE

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

NOTICE TO SET A PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD ON MARCH 15TH, 2005 TO DETERMINE IF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1017 MUNDY DRIVE AKA 1019 MUNDY DRIVE IN THE CITY OF EL PASO (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) IS A FIRE AND SAFETY HAZARD, AND A NUISANCE AND WHETHER THE SAME SHOULD BE REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED. FIRST INVESTIGATED OCTOBER 31ST, 2001. THE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF DECEMBER 27TH, 2004, DAVID FRIAS, JR., ADMINISTRATOR OF THE ESTATE OF DAVID C. FRIAS, OWNER, 1509 MUNDY DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS 79902, HAS BEEN NOTIFIED OF THE VIOLATIONS AT THIS PROPERTY.

7A. STAFFING TABLE CHANGE: CITY MANAGER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ADD 1.00 EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT - CITY MANAGER C

FUND SOURCE: 01101-15010704-501000-15000

7B. STAFFING TABLE CHANGE: STREET

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DELETE 2.00 EQUIPMENT OPERATOR III GS 17

FUND SOURCE: 32000-32010200-01101-32000

DELETE 1.00 EQUIPMENT OPERATOR III GS 17

FUND SOURCE: 32000-32010160-01101-32000

ADD 3.00 STREET OPERATIONS ASSISTANT GS 19

FUND SOURCE: 32000-32010200-01101-32000

8A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: GUILLERMO GLENN TO THE WORKFORCE RETRAINING ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

GUILLERMO GLENN TO THE WORKFORCE RETRAINING ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, DISTRICT 3.

8B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: CORA RAMIREZ TO THE RETIRED & SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

CORA RAMIREZ TO THE RETIRED & SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL BY REPRESENTATIVE PAUL J. ESCOBAR, DISTRICT 6.

8C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: IRMA MONTOYA TO THE WORKFORCE RETRAINING ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

IRMA MONTOYA TO THE WORKFORCE RETRAINING ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE VIVIAN ROJAS, DISTRICT 7.

9. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: $2,000, DISTRICT 7, ''DIA DE LOS NIÑOS, DIA DE LOS LIBROS''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE AUTHORIZATION TO DISBURSE $2,000 FROM DISTRICT VII DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO THE ''DIA DE LOS NIÑOS, DIA DE LOS LIBROS'' ANNUAL EVENT TO BE HELD APRIL 30, 2005. DEPT ID#01153010, ACCT#504420, FUND #16507

10A. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-003, 4 PERSON RESCUE PUMPER (REBID)

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THIS CONTRACT SHALL BE AWARDED TO THE BIDDER WHO PROVIDES THE BEST VALUE TO THE CITY. THE CITY MAY CONSIDER PRICE AND OTHER RELEVANT CRITERIA LISTED IN THE REQUEST FOR BIDS.

SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-003 4 PERSON RESCUE PUMPER (REBID)

AWARD TO: F&F SUPPLY COMPANY, INC.

BIG LAKE, TEXAS

ITEM (S): 1A-2, 4 PERSON RESCUE PUMPER @ BASE PRICE OF $400,453.30

DELETED OPTIONS: ALL OPTIONS WILL NOT BE AWARDED

AMOUNT: $400,000.00

FIRE STATION: DOWNTOWN, STATION 11

DEPARTMENT: EL PASO FIRE DEPARTMENT

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 04250203-508029-27251-PMB0003130

FUNDING SOURCE: FY2002 CAPITAL EQUIPMENT

TOTAL AWARD: $400,453.30

DISTRICT (S): 7 AND 8

THE FIRE AND PURCHASING DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED AS THIS VENDOR HAS PROVIDED THE BEST VALUE BID. THIS VENDOR IS ALSO THE LOW RESPONSIBLE AND RESPONSIVE BIDDER.

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE, TO PURCHASE ONE (1) 4 PERSON RESCUE PUMPER. THERE ARE OPTIONS FROM THE VENDOR TO PURCHASE UP TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT QUANTITIES, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN NINETY (90), ONE-HUNDRED AND EIGHTY (180), AND THREE HUNDRED AND SIXTY-FIVE (365) DAYS, FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT. NO PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT IS OFFERED.

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, ALFONSO GUERRERO, JR., (915) 541-4654]

10B. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-039, MAINTENANCE OF OVERHEAD DOORS AT VARIOUS FIRE STATIONS AND OTHER CITY FACILITIES

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THIS CONTRACT SHALL BE AWARDED TO THE BIDDER WHO PROVIDES THE BEST VALUE TO THE CITY. THE CITY MAY CONSIDER PRICE AND OTHER RELEVANT CRITERIA LISTED IN THE REQUEST FOR BIDS.

SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-039 MAINTENANCE OF OVERHEAD DOORS AT

VARIOUS FIRE STATIONS & OTHER CITY FACILITIES

AWARD TO: SUN CITY GARAGE DOORS INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEM (S): ALL

AMOUNT: $75,000.00

DEPARTMENT: FLEET SERVICES-BUILDING MAINTENANCE

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 31010325-01101-502226

FUNDING SOURCE: OPERATING ACCOUNT,

BUILDING/FACILITIES MAINTENANCE CENTER

TOTAL AWARD: $150,000.00

DISTRICT (S): ALL

FLEET SERVICES, BUILDING MAINTENANCE AND PURCHASING RECOMMEND AWARDS AS INDICATED AS THIS VENDOR IS THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE BIDDER AND OFFERS THE BEST VALUE MEETING SPECIFICATIONS.

THIS IS A TWENTY-FOUR (24) MONTH CONTRACT WITH THE BIDDER OFFERING THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THIS CONTRACT FOR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR.

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, RAY HEREDIA, (915) 541-4316]

10C. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-049, UPS BATTERIES & INSTALLATION

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THIS CONTRACT SHALL BE AWARDED TO THE BIDDER WHO PROVIDES THE BEST VALUE TO THE CITY. THE CITY MAY CONSIDER PRICE AND OTHER RELEVANT CRITERIA LISTED IN THE REQUEST FOR BIDS.

SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-049 UPS BATTERIES & INSTALLATION

AWARD TO: NATIONWIDE POWER CORPORATION

LAKEWOOD, CA

ITEM (S): ALL

AMOUNT: $18,950.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

DEPARTMENT: FLEET SERVICES-BUILDING MAINTENANCE

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 31010325-01101-502226

FUNDING SOURCE: OPERATING ACCOUNT,

BUILDING/FACILITIES MAINTENANCE CENTER

TOTAL AWARD: $37,900.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): 1-8

FLEET SERVICES, BUILDING MAINTENANCE AND PURCHASING RECOMMEND AWARDS AS INDICATED AS THIS VENDOR IS THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE BIDDER AND OFFERS THE BEST VALUE MEETING SPECIFICATIONS.

THIS IS A TWELVE (12) MONTH CONTRACT WITH THE BIDDER OFFERING THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THIS CONTRACT FOR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR.

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, RAY HEREDIA, (915) 541-4316]

10D. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-052 MOBILE TWO-WAY PORTABLE

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THIS CONTRACT SHALL BE AWARDED TO THE BIDDER WHO PROVIDES THE BEST VALUE TO THE CITY. THE CITY MAY CONSIDER PRICE AND OTHER RELEVANT CRITERIA LISTED IN THE REQUEST FOR BIDS.

SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-052 MOBILE TWO-WAY PORTABLE RADIOS

AWARD TO: KEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEM (S): ALL

AMOUNT: $49,983.00

DEPARTMENT: PARKS & RECREATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 04200401-29201-508035

FUNDING SOURCE: CAPITAL ACQUISITIONS FY04,

COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT, PARKS

TOTAL AWARD: $49,983.00

DISTRICT (S): ALL

PARKS & RECREATION, COMMUNICATIONS, AND PURCHASING RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED, KEY COMMUNICATIONS INC., PROVIDED THE LOWEST COST AND MEETS THE BEST VALUE CRITERIA AND SPECIFICATIONS.

THIS IS A ONE (1) TIME PURCHASE WITH THE OPTION TO PURCHASE 100% OF THE ORIGINAL QUANTITIES FOR TWO (2) YEARS, KEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OFFERS A 2% 10 DAYS PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT.

THE CITY OF EL PASO, PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT WILL EXERCISE THE OPTION TO PURCHASE ADDITIONAL MOBILE RADIOS (47) AT THE CURRENT PRICE. COST INCLUDED IN TOTAL AMOUNT.

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, RAY HEREDIA, (915) 541-4316]

11. REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-084R, BUILDING SPACE RENTAL- SAN ELIZARIO WIC CLINIC

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THIS COMPETITIVE SEALED BID PROPOSAL IS BEING AWARDED TO THE RESPONSIBLE OFFEROR WHOSE PROPOSAL IS DETERMINED TO BE THE MOST ADVANTAGEOUS TO THE CITY, CONSIDERING THE RELATIVE IMPORTANCE OF PRICE AND THE OTHER EVALUATION FACTORS INCLUDED IN THE REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL.

SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-084R BUILDING SPACE RENTAL-SAN ELIZARIO WIC CLINIC

AWARD TO: CARLOS MARTINEZ

EL PASO, TX

ITEM (S): ALL

AMOUNT: $59,731.20 (3 YEARS)

DEPARTMENT: CITY-COUNTY HEALTH ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DISTRICT

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 41150011-05530-502400 PROJECT G4105WCADMN

FUNDING SOURCE: HEALTH ADMINISTRATION (05), BUILDING LEASES, TDH WIC

TOTAL AWARD: $169,401.60 (9 YEARS)

DISTRICT (S): 6

CITY-COUNTY HEALTH AND PURCHASING RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED, CARLOS MARTINEZ SUBMITTED THE ONLY PROPOSAL AND THEIR PROPOSAL MEETS THE SPECIFICATIONS.

ADDITIONAL, IT IS REQUESTED AUTHORIZATION FOR CITY STAFF TO NEGOTIATE, CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE TO REVIEW, AND THE CITY MANAGER AND/OR MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY RELATED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS NECESSARY DURING THE CONTRACT.

THIS IS A THREE-YEAR CONTRACT, WITH THE OPTION TO RENEW, AN ADDITIONAL TWO (2), THREE (3) YEAR PERIODS.

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, RAY HEREDIA, (915) 541-4316]

12A. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-059 ZOO HOUSING DEMOLITION

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

SOLICITATION NO. 2005-059 ZOO HOUSING DEMOLITION

CONTRACTOR: ROBLES AND SONS, INC.

CIBOLO, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: ZOO

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 14101003-PQLZO103-60303-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: 2000 QUALITY OF LIFE BOND

ITEMS: BASE BID $49,725.00

TOTAL AWARD: $49,725.00

DISTRICT (S): 3

RECOMMENDATION:

THE ZOO AND PERSPECTIVA +3D/I, PROJECT MANAGER, RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO ROBLES AND SONS, INC., THE LOW RESPONSIBLE, RESPONSIVE BIDDER. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REFERENCED CONTRACT. ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE BUDGET TRANSFERS FOR THIS AWARD AND PROJECT, AS NECESSARY.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, BUT WHICH DO NOT INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT AS AWARDED, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,000 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER, AND NOT TO EXCEED THE TOTAL OF 25% OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT PRICE AS AWARDED, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL.

12B. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-063 PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICE-CARRIER HVAC SYSTEMS

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-063 PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICE-CARRIER HVAC SYSTEMS

AWARD TO: CARRIER COMMERCIAL SERVICE

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM (S): PART A & PART B

AMOUNT: $50,000.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: BUILDING MAINTENANCE

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 31010326-503200-01101

FUNDING SOURCE: BUILDING MAINTENANCE GENERAL OPERATING FUNDS

TOTAL AWARD: $150,000.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

THE BUILDING MAINTENANCE AND PURCHASING DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE OFFER MEETING SPECIFICATIONS, FROM RESPONSIBLE PARTIES.

VENDOR OFFERS THE CITY A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT OF 1.25% 10 DAYS.

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

12C. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-066 PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICE-YORK HVAC SYSTEMS

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-066 PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICE-YORK HVAC SYSTEMS

AWARD TO: YORK INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION

ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO

ITEM (S): PART A & PART B

AMOUNT: $50,000.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: BUILDING MAINTENANCE

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 31010326-503200-01101

FUNDING SOURCE: BUILDING MAINTENANCE GENERAL OPERATING FUNDS

TOTAL AWARD: $150,000.00

DISTRICT (S): ALL

THE BUILDING MAINTENANCE AND PURCHASING DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE OFFER MEETING SPECIFICATIONS, FROM RESPONSIBLE PARTIES.

VENDOR OFFERS THE CITY A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT OF 1.25% 10 DAYS.

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

12D. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-067 PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICE-PLYMOVENT VEHICLE

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-067 PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICE-PLYMOVENT VEHICLE

EXHAUST EXTRACTION SYSTEMS

AWARD TO: AIR CLEANING TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

BROKEN ARROW, OKLAHOMA

ITEM (S): PART I & PART II

AMOUNT: $50,000.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: BUILDING MAINTENANCE

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 31010326-503200-01101

FUNDING SOURCE: BUILDING MAINTENANCE GENERAL OPERATING FUNDS

TOTAL AWARD: $150,000.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

THE BUILDING MAINTENANCE AND PURCHASING DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE SOLE RESPONSIVE OFFER, THE BID DOES MEET SPECIFICATIONS, AND IS FROM A RESPONSIBLE PARTY.

NO OPTIONS OFFERED.

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

13A. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-528 FINANCIAL SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2005-528 FINANCIAL SERVICES

SET UP APPROPRIATION FOR A CONTRACT EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT IN THE CITY MANAGER'S DEPARTMENT.

DECREASE $40,931.00 FROM 10010274/01101 PERSONAL SVCS

INCREASE $40,931.00 TO 15010704/01101 PERSONAL SVCS

13B. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-554 HEALTH

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2005-554 HEALTH

TO ESTABLISH ESTIMATED REVENUES AND APPROPRIATIONS TO ENABLE HEALTH DISTRICT TO EXPEND THE DONATIONS RECEIVED AND DEPOSITED.

INCREASE $14,083.55 TO 41150004/G41011907269/405060 DONATIONS

INCREASE $240.00 TO 41150004/G41011907269/504001 LONG DISTANCE

INCREASE $320.00 TO 41150004/G41011907269/503100 OFFICE SUP

INCREASE $2,277.13 TO 41150004/G41011907269/504201 TRAVEL

INCREASE $510.00 TO 41150004/G41011907269/502302 PRINT SHOP

INCREASE $500.00 TO 41150004/G41011907269/503101 MINOFFICESUP

INCREASE $5,000.00 TO 1150004/G41011907269/508012 MED/SCIENEQ

INCREASE $3,505.90 TO 41150004/G41011907269/502215 OUTSIDECNT

INCREASE $ 420.00 TO 41150004/G41011907269/504000 COMM/PHONE

INCREASE $ 100.00 TO 41150004/G41011907269/504003 POSTAGE

INCREASE $ 810.52 TO 41150004/G41011907269/504412 SEMCONED

INCREASE $ 400.00 TO 41150004/G41011907269/504203 MILEAGE

13C. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-556 PARKS & RECREATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2005-556 PARKS & RECREATION

THIS BUDGET TRANSFER REQUESTS A NEW APPROPRIATION FOR THE WELLINGTON CHEW SENIOR CENTER TO CONSTRUCT A DRIVEWAY TO THE STAGE AREA. THIS WILL PREVENT DAMAGE TO THE IRRIGATION PIPES AND TURF.

INCREASE $5,000 TO 51510214/P50022316323/407002 EST REV

INCREASE $5,000 TO 51510214/P50022316323/508003 BLDG IMPRVMTS

14. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: CARMEN RODRIGUEZ

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PERMISSION TO USE PUBLIC STREETS, SIDEWALKS OR PARKS FOR SPECIAL EVENTS DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ENDORSEMENT BY THE CITY OF EL PASO OF THE CONTENTS OF ANY EXPRESSION THAT TAKES PLACE DURING THESE EVENTS.

CARMEN RODRIGUEZ TO USE AMPLIFICATION (1 MOBILE P.A. SYSTEM, 1 MICROPHONE, AND 2 SPEAKERS) AT SAN JACINTO PLAZA ON FEBRUARY 9, 2005 FROM 12:00 P.M. TO 1:00 P.M. FOR A POLITICAL RALLY. APPROXIMATELY 5 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 100 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. PERMIT NO. 05-005 [CARMEN RODRIGUEZ] (DISTRICT 8)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM PARKS DEPARTMENT. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTION WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL MONITOR THE EVENT AS NECESSARY WITH THE DISTRICT CAR. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO CITY OR APPLICANT. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

16B. MAYOR AND COUNCIL: DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO SUBMIT A LETTER TO THE GOVERNOR OF TEXAS

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO SUBMIT A LETTER TO THE GOVERNOR OF TEXAS REQUESTING $11 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR THE REMEDIATION OF RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES IN AND AROUND KERN PLACE, WHICH HAVE BEEN CONTAMINATED WITH LEAD AND ARSENIC.

19A. PUBLIC HEARINGS - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN AMENDMENT TO A ZONING CONTRACT WITH RICHARD L. MOORE AND A. ELIZABETH MOORE ZON04-00145

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO A ZONING CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RICHARD L. MOORE AND A. ELIZABETH MOORE AMENDING THE ZONING CONTRACT DATED SEPTEMBER 16, 1969 AND AS IMPOSED BY ORDINANCE NO. 4271 TO DELETE A CONDITION FOR THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 1 AND 24, ALTA MIRA ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: WILLIS E. MAXELL. ZON04-00145.

19B. PUBLIC HEARINGS - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN AMENDMENT TO A ZONING CONTRACT WITH RICHARD L. MOORE AND A. ELIZABETH MOORE ZON04-00145

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO A ZONING CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RICHARD L. MOORE AND A. ELIZABETH MOORE AMENDING THE ZONING CONTRACT DATED SEPTEMBER 16, 1969 AND AS IMPOSED BY ORDINANCE NO. 4271 TO DELETE A CONDITION FOR THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 1, BLOCK 1, ALTA MIRA ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: WILLIS E. MAXELL. ZON04-00145.

19C. PUBLIC HEARINGS - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: ZONING CHANGE REQUEST - FROM A-O AND R-4 TO C-1 AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS ZON04-00142

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 1 AND 24, BLOCK 1, ALTA MIRA ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-O/SC (APARTMENT/OFFICE/SPECIAL CONTRACT) AND R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-1/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT) AND IMPOSING CERTAIN CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: WILLIS E & ARLETTE MAXELL. ZON04-00142.

21A. EXECUTIVE SESSION: CONDEMNATION OF A CERTAIN PROPERTY - TRACTS 1F AND 1J, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE CONDEMNATION OF CERTAIN PROPERTY TO ACQUIRE AN EASEMENT TO PERMIT CROSSING OVER A WATER CONVEYANCE CHANNEL ON OR NEAR TRACTS 1F AND 1J, BLOCK 10, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS.

21B. EXECUTIVE SESSION : CONDEMNATION OF CERTAIN PROPERTY TRACT 3B, BLOCK 10, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE CONDEMNATION OF CERTAIN PROPERTY TO ACQUIRE AN EASEMENT TO PERMIT CROSSING OVER A WATER CONVEYANCE CHANNEL ON OR NEAR TRACT 3B, BLOCK 10, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS.

21C. EXECUTIVE SESSION: BASHAR ABUGALYON VS. CITY OF EL PASO,

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

BASHAR ABUGALYON VS. CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. EP-03-CA-0515-FM IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS (551.071)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 15.  INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

15A. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE AND ANY OTHER NECESSARY DOCUMENTS BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND WESTERN REFINING COMPANY, L. P. FOR PROPERTY LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS COLLINGSWORTH SURVEY 14, TRACTS 1-A, 1-C, AND 1-E AND PORTION OF TRACTS 1-B AND 1-G, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS INCLUDING THE IMPROVEMENTS THEREON, ALSO KNOWN AS THE CLARK FACILITY.

[FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, GONZALO CEDILLOS, (915) 541-4074]

15B. 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) TO ADD A NEW LOCATION ON BURGUNDY DRIVE BETWEEN VERDUN WAY AND A POINT 1,200 FEET NORTH OF ESCOBAR DRIVE, BOTH SIDES. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE.

(DISTRICT 6) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

15C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE, BY AMENDING SECTIONS 19.28.010 (CONSTRUCTION OF SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENTS) TO MODIFY LANGUAGE CONCERNING EXTENSION REQUESTS, AND BY AMENDING 19.28.020 (GUARANTEES) TO MODIFY LANGUAGE REGARDING REQUIRED SECURITY ENSURING COMPLETION OF SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENTS WHEN REQUESTING EXTENSIONS TO COMPLETE SAME. [PLANNING, RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT, RUDY VALDEZ, 541-4635]

15D. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE, BY ADDING GOLF DRIVING RANGE AS A USE PERMITTED BY SPECIAL PERMIT IN CHAPTERS 20.12 (R-1, R-2, R-2A, R-3 AND R-3A RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS), 20.14 (R-4 AND R-5 RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS), 20.20 (A-1 APARTMENT DISTRICT), 20.22 (A-2 APARTMENT DISTRICT), 20.24 (A-3 APARTMENT DISTRICT), 20.28 (A-O APARTMENT/OFFICE DISTRICT), 20.30 (A-3/O APARTMENT/OFFICE HIGH DENSITY DISTRICT), AND 20.32 (A-M APARTMENT AND MOBILE HOME PARK DISTRICT), AND AMENDING CHAPTER 20.02 (GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS) TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR GOLF DRIVING RANGE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4925]

15E. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE, BY ADDING GOLF DRIVING RANGE AS A PERMITTED USE IN CHAPTERS 20.36 (C-1 COMMERCIAL DISTRICTS) AND 20.38 (C-2 COMMERCIAL DISTRICTS), AND AMENDING CHAPTER 20.02 (GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS) TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR GOLF DRIVING RANGE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4925]

15F. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 013980, AS AMENDED BY ORDINANCES 014787 AND 015374, WHICH GRANTED A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO KELLER & AZAR JOINT VENTURE, INC. (OWNER), AND BOEING NORTH AMERICAN, INC. (LESSEE), TO PERMIT THE TEMPORARY USE OF A PORTION OF THREADGILL AVENUE FOR SECURITY PURPOSES, BY EXTENDING THE TERM THROUGH MARCH 17, 2010 AND BY AUTHORIZING AN ASSIGNMENT AND TRANSFER FROM KELLER & AZAR JOINT VENTURE, INC. (OWNERS) TO WES UHLMAN & ASSOCIATES, INC./MALLARD EL PASO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (OWNERS) AND FROM BOEING NORTH AMERICAN, INC. (LESSEE) TO THE BOEING COMPANY (LESSEE). (FEE: $19,500.00, SP98143C) (DISTRICT 4)

[PLANNING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

15G. AN ORDINANCE VACATING THE CITY'S INTEREST IN TWO PARCELS OF PROPERTY, EACH .03 ACRES IN SIZE, ONE LOCATED WITHIN LOT 4, BLOCK 218, CAMPBELL ADDITION, THE OTHER LOCATED WITHIN LOT 16, BLOCK 218, CAMPBELL ADDITION, BOTH WITHIN THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 8)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT, RUDY VALDEZ, 541-4635]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON FEBRUARY 22, 2005 FOR ITEMS 15A - 15G

PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD AS PART OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING WHICH BEGINS AT APPROXIMATELY 9AM. 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, 8AM TO 5PM.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 5H.  RESOLUTION: Guidelines for the Implementation of a Nieghborhood Traffic Management Program  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT BE AUTHORIZED TO ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT APPROPRIATE TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS ON CITY STREETS UNDER THE GUIDELINES CONTAINED IN THE ''GUIDELINES FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A NEIGHBORHOOD TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PROGRAM'', ATTACHED AS EXHIBIT ''A'', AND THAT THE AUTHORIZATION TO ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT APPROPRIATE PROCEDURES FOR THE PLACEMENT OF SPEED HUMPS ON THE CITY'S STREETS UNDER GENERAL GUIDELINES APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL ON OCT. 29, 2002, IS HEREBY RESCINDED.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 16A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and Action to surface-paint the designated Glengarry Street Parking  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVE TO SURFACE-PAINT THE DESIGNATED GLENGARRY STREET PARKING ON BOTH SIDES OF GLENGARRY BETWEEN MCRAE AND DARLINA FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING THIS AS A TRAFFIC CALMING DEVICE, AND TO DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO INSTRUCT THE APPROPRIATE CITY DEPARTMENTS TO COMMENCE THIS PROJECT WITHIN THE NEXT 30 DAYS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO SURFACE-PAINT THE DESIGNATED GLENGARRY STREET PARKING ON BOTH SIDES OF GLENGARRY BETWEEN MCRAE AND DARLINA FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING THIS AS A TRAFFIC CALMING DEVICE, AND TO DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO INSTRUCT THE APPROPRIATE CITY DEPARTMENTS TO COMMENCE THIS PROJECT WITHIN THE NEXT 30 DAYS.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 17.  PURCHASING: RESOLUTION - Solicitation No. 2005-038 for Shawver Pool Improvements  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO HEREBY AWARDS SOLICITATION NO. 2005-038 FOR SHAWVER POOL IMPROVEMENTS TO F. T. JAMES CONSTRUCTION, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $298,318.00, AS THIS OFFEROR PROVIDES THE BEST VALUE TO THE CITY BASED ON THE PUBLISHED CRITERIA AND ON ITS RANKING EVALUATION; AND

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE CONTRACT; AND

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE BUDGET TRANSFERS FOR THIS AWARD AND PROJECT AS NECESSARY; AND

THAT THE CITY ENGINEER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, BUT WHICH DO NOT INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT AS AWARDED, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,000 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER AND 25% OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT PRICE AS AWARDED, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 18.  PUBLIC HEARING - BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS: Outdoor Lighting Ordinance  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS AMENDED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), BY CREATING CHAPTER 18.18 (OUTDOOR LIGHTING ORDINANCE), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano NO
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 20.  PUBLIC HEARING - QUALITY OF LIFE SERVICES: Andy and Syd Cohen Stadium Lease  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NUMBERS 009918, 010482, 010544, 011098, 011779, 012468, 013481 AND 015805 WHICH ESTABLISHED AND AMENDED THE ANDY AND SYD COHEN STADIUM LEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO DIABLOS, INC., WHICH WAS SUBSEQUENTLY ASSIGNED TO EL PASO BASEBALL CLUB, LLC, A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY WHICH HAS BEEN CONVERTED TO A TEXAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP UNDER THE NAME EL PASO BASEBALL CLUB, LP, TO REVISE THE OBLIGATION TO PAY RENT AS SET FORTH IN SAID LEASE; TO APPROVE THE ASSIGNMENT OF LESSEE'S INTEREST TO EL PASO PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL, LP; ADD TWO OPTION PERIODS; DELETE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS, AND REMOVE RENTAL RATES CHARGED FOR OUTSIDE EVENTS BE APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 1.  Approval of MTB Minutes  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE JANUARY 18, 2005 (SPECIAL MEETING) AND JANUARY 25, 2005 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE


 
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