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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 4/21/2009
 
   
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 APRIL 14, 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF APRIL 14, 2009. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT CITY COUNCIL APPROVE SUBMISSION OF A GRANT APPLICATION FOR THE NEIGHBORHOOD STABILIZATION PROGRAM TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS (TDHCA)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT CITY COUNCIL APPROVE SUBMISSION OF A GRANT APPLICATION FOR THE NEIGHBORHOOD STABILIZATION PROGRAM TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS (TDHCA); AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE GRANT APPLICATION INCLUDING ALL UNDERSTANDINGS, CERTIFICATIONS, AND ASSURANCES CONTAINED THEREIN, AND APPLY FOR, ACCEPT, REJECT, ALTER, OR TERMINATE THE GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,648,634 FOR THE PURPOSE OF NEIGHBORHOOD RESTORATION EFFORTS; THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY RELATED PAPERWORK, INCLUDING AUTHORIZE BUDGET TRANSFERS AND SUBMIT ANY NECESSARY REVISIONS TO THE OPERATIONAL PLAN; AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, ANY GRANT AMENDMENTS OR CORRECTIONS TO THE INITIAL GRANT AGREEMENT WHICH INCREASE, DECREASE, OR DE-OBLIGATE PROGRAM FUNDS PROVIDED THAT NO CITY FUNDS ARE REQUIRED AND ANY DOCUMENTS TO REQUEST AND ACCEPT AN EXTENSION OF THE AWARD ENDING DATE FOR THE GRANT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND HUITT-ZOLLARS, INC. FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM EXPANSION CM 2009 (240)''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND HUITT-ZOLLARS, INC. FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM EXPANSION CM 2009 (240)'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $371,798 AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $421,798. (100% TXDOT FUNDED; CITY SERVING AS PROJECT MANAGER)

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

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SUBMIT FUNDING REQUESTS FOR PROJECTS ELIGIBLE FOR FUNDING UNDER THE AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT (ARRA) TO MEET DEADLINES ESTABLISHED BY EITHER FEDERAL OR STATE AGENCIES.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SUBMIT FUNDING REQUESTS FOR PROJECTS ELIGIBLE FOR FUNDING UNDER THE AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT (ARRA) TO MEET DEADLINES ESTABLISHED BY EITHER FEDERAL OR STATE AGENCIES. THE INTENT IS TO HAVE THE CITY SUBMIT FOR ALL ELIGIBLE PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS. FUNDING AGREEMENTS OR ACCEPTING GRANTS FOR PROJECTS OR PROGRAMS SELECTED FOR ARRA FUNDING WILL FOLLOW THE CITY'S ESTABLISHED APPROVAL PROCEDURES. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES. THE CODE IS 10935. THE GRADE IS PM 125.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER IS HEREBY CREATED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES. THE CODE IS 10935. THE GRADE IS PM 125. THIS POSITION WILL BE IN THE MUNICIPAL CLERK'S OFFICE AND FUNDING WAS BUDGETED. SALARY RANGE: $39,553.61 - $58,499.78. (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA BALL THOMAS, (915) 541-4509

"4A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: LILIA RUIZ TO THE COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

LILIA RUIZ TO THE COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., DISTRICT 6. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

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

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

REBECCA ROJAS TO THE ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., DISTRICT 6. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

"5A. NOTICE OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS: RECEIPT OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

FOR NOTATION PURSUANT TO SECTION 2.92.110 OF THE CITY CODE: RECEIPT OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD ON APRIL 8, 2009, IN THE AMOUNT OF $500 FROM ELECTRIC POLITICAL INVOLVEMENT COMMITTEE; AND ON MARCH 30, 2009, IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,000 FROM TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

"5B. NOTICE OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS: RECEIPT OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

FOR NOTATION PURSUANT TO SECTION 2.92.110 OF THE CITY CODE: RECEIPT OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, IN THE AMOUNT OF $25 FROM DR. SARA WEINER; $500 FROM ALBERT AND BARBARA TERAN; $500 FROM MARIA TERAN; $5,000 FROM THE TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS PAC; AND $100 FROM CHARLES AND DIANE WAKEEM. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"5C. NOTICE OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS: RECEIPT OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

FOR NOTATION PURSUANT TO SECTION 2.92.110 OF THE CITY CODE: RECEIPT OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA ON MARCH 4, 2009, IN THE AMOUNT OF $500 FROM LINEBARGER, GOGGEN, BLAIR & SAMPSON, LLP; ON APRIL 6, 2009, IN THE AMOUNT OF $500 FROM J. A. CARDWELL, AND IN THE AMOUNT OF $500 FROM ROBERT WINGO; ON APRIL 7, 2009, IN THE AMOUNT OF $500 FROM RUSSELL AND MARTHA VANDENBURG; AND ON APRIL 13, 2009, IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,000 FROM LARRY MEDINA. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

"6. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUND:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

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

ATTACHMENT A

TAX REFUNDS

APRIL 21, 2009

A. GMAC IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,762.45 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #C007-999-0030-2900).

B. CHASE HOME FINANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,565.76 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-1040-0700).

C. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,670.87 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #F609-999-0250-0800).

D. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,479.55 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #H788-012-0240-0010).

E. LAWYERS TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,300.73 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #L626-999-0030-4200).

F. JUAN C. GONZALEZ IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,529.57 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #L626-999-0090-2000).

G. GMAC MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,942.35 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #M090-999-00010-0700).

H. MIGUEL A. AND ALICIA CORRAL IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,762.48 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #M425-999-0460-7300).

I. JOSEPH SIB ABRAHAM, JR. IN THE AMOUNT OF $22,885.63 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES (PID #M473-999-0060-0100).

J. FIRST AMERICAN R.E. TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,415.30 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #N425-999-0450-4600).

K. FIRST AMERICAN R.E. TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,455.91OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #N490-999-0090-0600).

L. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,078.49 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #P080-999-0040-2300).

M. LANDAMERICA LAWYERS TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,983.85 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #P082-999-0060-1100).

N. FIRST AMERICAN R.E. TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,643.46 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #P324-999-0280-0700).

O. FIRST AMERICAN R.E. TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF 2,798.50 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #TP654-999-0840-1300).

P. COUNTRYWIDE TAX COLLECTOR IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,411.22 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #P654-999-0870-8700).

Q. JOSEPH SIB ABRAHAM, JR., IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,506.90 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #P774-999-0060-3300).

R. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,719.03 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (P863-999-0160-3710).

S. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,600.32 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #R576-999-0160-3300).

T. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,616.99 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #S127-999-0180-2100).

U. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,076.56 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #T213-999-0130-1500).

V. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,642.06 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #S812-999-0060-0100).

W. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,839.91OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #T218-999-0020-8600).

X. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,520.07 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #T287-999-0640-2900).

Y. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,192.61 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #T287-999-1160-1300).

Z. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,963.37 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #T287-999-1420-4800).

AA. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,157.44 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #T706-999-0010-0600).

BB. GMAC MORTGAGE LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,640.42 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-1970-3700).

CC. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,515.51 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #V897-999-0910-4200).

"7. PURCHASING REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO TOM GROWNEY EQUIPMENT, INC. THE SOLE AUTHORIZED AGENT IN THE EL PASO, TEXAS, AREA OF JOHN DEERE PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICES.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER(S) TO TOM GROWNEY EQUIPMENT, INC. THE SOLE AUTHORIZED AGENT IN THE EL PASO, TEXAS, AREA OF JOHN DEERE PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICES. ESTIMATED ANNUAL AMOUNT IS $70,000. TOTAL ESTIMATED THREE-YEAR AWARD IS $210,000 WITH THE STIPULATION THAT THE VENDOR PROVIDES AN UPDATED SOLE SOURCE LETTER AND AFFIDAVIT EACH YEAR.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 503121 - 45202

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT, INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $70,000

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $210,000 (3-YEAR TOTAL)

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2009-185

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 8.  BID: The award of Solicitation No. 2009-149 (Spring Crest Street Improvements) to Allen Concrete, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-149 (SPRING CREST STREET IMPROVEMENTS) TO ALLEN CONCRETE, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $143,569.29.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: ALLEN CONCRETE, INC.

EL PASO, TX

BASE BID I: $98,893

BASE BID II: $44,676.29

ACCOUNT NO.: 14200500 - 508027 - 27264 - PSTM06 PW43-0B

31255008 - 508027 - 27695 - PSTM06 PW43-0B

FUNDING SOURCE: STORM 2006 AND PSB

TOTAL EST. AWARD: $143,569.29

DISTRICT: 1

IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY CONTRACTS OR OTHER DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

WORK UNDER THIS UNIT PRICE CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED VALUE AND WILL BE ORDERED, PERFORMED, INVOICED, AND PAID BY MEASURED QUANTITY. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED VALUE AND WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL OF UNIT PRICES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM.

AS A PART OF THIS AWARD THE CITY ENGINEER MAY WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION FROM CITY COUNCIL APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER EXECUTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE PROJECT, WHICH ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW, DO NOT MAKE CHANGES TO THE PRICES AND ARE WITHIN THE APPROPRIATE BUDGET.

THIS IS A LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND ENGINEERING RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. [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 ABSTAIN
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Lot 1, Block 1, City View Subdivision, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, 1600 and 1700 East Cliff Drive. ZON08-00102"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 1, BLOCK 1, CITY VIEW SUBDIVISION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-3/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT), C-1 (COMMERCIAL), AND A-O (APARTMENT/OFFICE) TO GMU (GENERAL MIXED USE). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1600 AND 1700 EAST CLIFF DRIVE. PROPERTY OWNERS: CITY VIEW INVESTORS, LLC. ZON08-00102 (DISTRICT 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: A Resolution releasing restrictions and conditions contained in an agreement between The Medical Center Corporation and the City of El Paso dated July 9, 1953, 1600 and 1700 East Cliff Drive. ZON08-00101 and ZON09-00005"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

A RESOLUTION RELEASING RESTRICTIONS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED IN AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE MEDICAL CENTER CORPORATION AND THE CITY OF EL PASO DATED JULY 9, 1953, WHICH IMPOSED CONDITIONS ON A PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 1, CITY VIEW SUBDIVISION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND RELEASING A SPECIAL CONTRACT CONDITION PLACED ON THE SAME PROPERTY ON SEPTEMBER 25, 1984, AND AMENDED FEBRUARY 19, 1985. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1600 AND 1700 EAST CLIFF DRIVE. PROPERTY OWNERS: CITY VIEW INVESTORS, LLC. ZON08-00101 AND ZON09-00005 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Lots 15 through 26 and east 15.48 feet of Lot 14, Block 4, Hughes Subdivision of Block 2 of Alameda Acres, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, 5713 and 5717 Welch Street. ZON08-00120"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED FOUR (4) WEEKS.

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 15 THROUGH 26 AND EAST 15.48 FEET OF LOT 14, BLOCK 4, HUGHES SUBDIVISION OF BLOCK 2 OF ALAMEDA ACRES, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 5713 AND 5717 WELCH STREET. APPLICANT: JORGE VALENZUELA. ZON08-00120 (DISTRICT 3) THIS IS AN APPEAL CASE

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ISMAEL SEGOVIA, (915) 541-4027] POSTPONED FROM 04-14-09

   
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: 10.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: An Ordinance amending Title 2 (Administration and Personnel), Chapter 2.92 (Ethics); to amend Sections 2.92.010 through 2.92.090 and Section 2.92.150"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL), CHAPTER 2.92 (ETHICS); TO AMEND SECTIONS 2.92.010 THROUGH 2.92.090 AND SECTION 2.92.150; TO ADD NEW DEFINITIONS AND STANDARDS OF CONDUCT, REVISE THE DUTIES AND PROCEDURES OF THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION, REVISE THE PROCESS FOR RECEIVING AND REPORTING GIFTS, CREATE RESTRICTIONS FOR OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES LEAVING CITY SERVICE, REVISE THE COMPLAINT PROCESS, AND CREATE ADDITIONAL VIOLATIONS; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 2.92.150 AND 1.08.010 - 1.08.030 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[COUNCIL RULES LRC CHAIR, REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178] POSTPONED FROM 04-07-09

   
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: 11.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign the Agreement for Engineering Services by and between the City of El Paso and Walter P. Moore and Associates, Inc. for a project known as ''Video Surveillance and Count Stations CM 2009 (243)''
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND WALTER P. MOORE AND ASSOCIATES, INC. FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''VIDEO SURVEILLANCE AND COUNT STATIONS CM 2009 (243)'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $527,183.51 AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $577,183.51. (100% TXDOT FUNDED; CITY SERVING AS PROJECT MANAGER) (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Castro 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.  Claim of Jorge Valenzuela Jr., Our File No. 08-C-177. (551.071)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO ACCEPT CLAIMANTS’ SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE CLAIM OF JORGE VALENZUELA SR. AND JORGE VALENZUELA JR., CLAUDIA VALENZUELA, AND LISA VALENZUELA, OUR FILE NO. 08-C-177, AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE CLAIM.

CLAIM OF JORGE VALENZUELA JR., OUR FILE NO. 08-C-177. (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 ABSTAIN
4 Rep. Castro ABSTAIN
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.  Claim of Blair-Hall Co., Inc. Westside Sport Complex; Our File No. 09-C-059. (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 CLAIM ENTITLED BLAIR-HALL CO., INC. REGARDING THE WESTSIDE SPORTS COMPLEX AND AUTHORIZE THE CITY ATTORNEY TO PURSUE ANY CLAIMS AGAINST POTENTIAL RESPONSIBLE PARTIES ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO; OUR FILE NO. 09-C-059/ENG.

CLAIM OF BLAIR-HALL CO., INC. WESTSIDE SPORT COMPLEX; OUR FILE NO. 09-C-059. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KENNETH KROHN, (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 NO
6 Rep. Holguin NO
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 bankruptcy. (551.071)"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING STRATEGIES AND OPTIONS RELATED TO ASARCO BANKRUPTCY. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, LAURA P. GORDON, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX4.  Maria Mora, et al. vs. City of El Paso; Cause No. EP-08-CV-0466. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO ACCEPT PLAINTIFF’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED MARIA CELIA MORA, ET AL. V. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. EP-08-CV-0466, OUR FILE NO. 08-S-80, AND PREPARE AND EXECUTE ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE LAWSUIT.

MARIA MORA, ET AL. VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. EP-08-CV-0466. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KENNETH KROHN, (915) 541-4550]

   
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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


 
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