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Agenda: City Council - Mass Transit Department Brd Mtgs for web
Date: 2/22/2005
 
   
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 REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF FEBRUARY 15, 2005.

5A. RESOLUTION: FIRST AMENDMENT TO FIXED BASE OPERATORS LEASE AND OPERATING AGREEMENT - CUTTER AVIATION EL PASO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO FIXED BASE OPERATORS LEASE AND OPERATING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND CUTTER AVIATION EL PASO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (''LESSEE'') TO INCREASE THE TENANT IMPROVEMENT AREA, DECREASE THE AIRCRAFT PARKING RAMP AND TO ADJUST THE FIXED ANNUAL RENT EFFECTIVE MARCH 1, 2005. (DISTRICT 3)

[AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4736]

5B. RESOLUTION: $35,000 GRANT APPLICATION - ARTS AND CULTURE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE FOLLOWING GRANT APPLICATION ON BEHALF OF THE ARTS AND CULTURE DEPARTMENT FOR SUBMISSION TO THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON THE ARTS (TCA) AND TO SIGN THE RELATED CONTRACT AND DOCUMENTS SHOULD FUNDS BE GRANTED, EITHER IN THE REQUESTED AMOUNT OR AT SUCH LESSER AMOUNT AS MAY BE APPROVED BY THE TCA. THIS GRANT WILL BE USED FOR THE DIRECT FUNDING PROGRAM SUB-GRANTING. THE GRANT AMOUNT IS AS FOLLOWS:

TO REQUEST AND RECEIVE $35,000 TO SUB-GRANT TO LOCAL ARTS ORGANIZATIONS THROUGH THE SUB-GRANTING PROGRAM FOR FY 2006. NO NEW MATCHING FUNDS ARE REQUIRED. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ARTS AND CULTURE, BETTY JARABA, (915) 541-4481]

5C. RESOLUTION: AGREEMENT - JNC DEVELOPMENT, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND JNC DEVELOPMENT, INC., TO ALLOW JNC DEVELOPMENT, INC. ACCESS TO A CITY PONDING AREA LOT 2, BLOCK 2, HUECOVIEW ACRES, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS TO CONSTRUCT PONDING AREA IMPROVEMENTS. THERE IS NO COST TO THE CITY. (DISTRICT 5) [BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4855]

5D. RESOLUTION: HOUSING REHABILITATION APPLICATION - 221 RIO GRANDE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE FOLLOWING HOUSING REHABILITATION APPLICATION AND FUNDING BE APPROVED IN THE AMOUNTS SHOWN BELOW AS RECOMMENDED BY THE DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND THAT THE CITY COMPTROLLER BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE CHECKS IN THE AMOUNTS SHOWN BELOW FOR THE APPROVED APPLICATION.

APPLICATION NO.: H04-12-IO/CD/RG-0322

HOME LOAN: $139,712.00

HOME GRANT $ 34,928.00

TOTAL $174,640.00

ADDRESS: 221 RIO GRANDE (79902)

INTEREST AT ZERO PERCENT (0%)

AND THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT INVESTOR-OWNED TERMS CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY AND OWNERS FRANCISCO AND EUGENIA TORRES, AND A BUILDER'S AND MECHANIC'S LIEN CONTRACT AND DEED OF TRUST (WITH POWER OF SALE) BETWEEN THE CITY, MEDSON'S CONSTRUCTION, LTD., CO., AND FRANCISCO AND EUGENIA TORRES, RELATING TO A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT REHABILITATION LOAN APPLICATION NO. H04-12-IO/CD/RG-0322. (DISTRICT 8)

FUNDING IS AVAILABLE IN (HOME PROGRAM ACCOUNT: 09753-71150036 / G7102HM-505204 $174,640.00. [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, JAIME HERRERA, (915) 541-4340]

5E. RESOLUTION: EPI-BLOOD LEAD SURVEILLANCE GROUP

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ON BEHALF OF THE CITY COUNTY HEALTH & ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRICT, THE FOLLOWING CONTRACT AMENDMENT AND RENEWAL, AND RELATED MATERIALS, WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES.

EPI - BLOOD LEAD SURVEILLANCE GROUP

DOCUMENT NO. 7460007499-2005-05C, CONTRACT CHANGE NO. 22

CHANGE NO. 22 INCREASES THE TERM OF THE GRANT FROM SIX MONTHS (7/1/04 TO 12/31/04) TO ONE YEAR (7/1/04 TO 6/30/05). IT ALSO INCREASES THE FUNDING FROM $25,000 TO $50,000.

THE FUNDING SOURCE IS DEPT ID 41010157, FUND 01101, ACCOUNT 506000, CITY GRANT MATCH OF $10,000.

[EL PASO CITY-COUNTY HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRICT, DR. JORGE C. MAGAÑA, (915) 771-5702]

5F. RESOLUTION: DPIS - PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ON BEHALF OF THE CITY COUNTY HEALTH & ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRICT, THE FOLLOWING CONTRACT AMENDMENT AND RENEWAL, AND RELATED MATERIALS, WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES:

DPIS - PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION

DOCUMENT NO. 7460007499-2005-11A, CONTRACT CHANGE NO. 31

CHANGE NO. 31 INCREASES THE TERM OF THE GRANT FROM THREE MONTHS (10/1/04 TO 12/31/04) TO ONE YEAR (10/1/04 TO 9/30/05). IT ALSO INCREASES THE FUNDING FROM $12,342 TO $28,526. NO CITY MATCH REQUIRED.

[EL PASO CITY-COUNTY HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRICT, DR. JORGE C. MAGAÑA, (915) 771-5702]

5G. RESOLUTION: TCEQ PM 2.5 MONITORING

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ON BEHALF OF THE CITY COUNTY HEALTH & ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRICT, THE FOLLOWING CONTRACT AMENDMENT AND RENEWAL, AND RELATED MATERIALS, WITH THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY.

TCEQ PM 2.5 MONITORING

CONTRACT NUMBER 582-5-55865, AMENDMENT 1

THIS AMENDMENT INCREASES THE TOTAL COMPENSATION POSSIBLE UNDER THE CONTRACT FROM $72,000.00 TO $108,000.00. THE DISTRICT WILL OPERATE TWO ADDITIONAL PM 2.5 MODEL 2025 SAMPLERS. ONE OF THE SAMPLERS WILL BE LOCATED AT ASCARATE AND ONE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO. THE DISTRICT WILL OPERATE A TOTAL OF SIX SAMPLERS DURING THE CONTRACT TERM FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 2004 TO AUGUST 31, 2005. NO CITY MATCH REQUIRED.

[EL PASO CITY-COUNTY HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRICT, DR. JORGE C. MAGAÑA, (915) 771-5702]

5H. RESOLUTION: JOINT USE AGREEMENT - EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, PICO NORTE PARK

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

JOINT USE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO WATER UTILITIES FOR THE USE OF A 0.4039 ACRE PORTION OF THE 19.927 ACRE PICO NORTE PARK PROPERTY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF AN ELEVATED WATER RESERVOIR TANK LOCATED IN A PORTION OF LOT 2, BLOCK 32, PARKWOOD SUBDIVISION UNIT EIGHT, CITY OF EL PASO, COUNTY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, AND A PORTION OF BLOCK 62, VISTA DEL SOL SUBDIVISION UNIT ELEVEN, CITY OF EL PASO, COUNTY OF EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 5)

[EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD, ROBERT ANDRON, (915) 594-5506]

5I. RESOLUTION: AGREEMENT - UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT - EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY, 1510 HAWKINS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT GRANTING AN UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY ON A SECTION 40, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 2, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS TO PROVIDE SERVICE TO THE NEW WELL AT THE LONESTAR GOLF COURSE LOCATED AT 1510 HAWKINS BLVD. (DISTRICT 3)

FUNDING SOURCE: PROJECT #PAP0033, FUND 41074, DEPT. ID 62620022.

[ENGINEERING, IRENE RAMIREZ, (915) 541-4431]

5J. RESOLUTION: LETTER OF AGREEMENT - UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL SERVICE, 1510 HAWKINS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LETTER OF AGREEMENT, AND ANY RELATED DOCUMENTATION, WITH THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY TO PROVIDE FOR THE INSTALLATION OF UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO THE PUMP AT THE LONESTAR GOLF COURSE, LOCATED AT 1510 HAWKINS BLVD., EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. SAID ELECTRICAL SERVICE SHALL CONSIST OF AN UNDERGROUND SYSTEM CONSISTING OF A 277/480 VOLT, THREE PHASE, FOUR WIRE. ONE (1) 500 KVA TRANSFORMER WILL BE INSTALLED TO SERVICE THE ELECTRICAL LOAD. (DISTRICT 3)

FUNDING SOURCE: PROJECT #PAP0033, FUND 41074, DEPT. ID 62620022.

[ENGINEERING, IRENE RAMIREZ, (915) 541-4431]

5K. RESOLUTION: REVISING THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES - MARKETING & CUSTOMER RELATIONS COORDINATOR - MOVED TO THE REGULAR AGENDA, PLEASE CONSULT THE REGULAR AGENDA

5L. RESOLUTION: REVISING THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES - ZOO VETERINARIAN

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF ZOO VETERINARIAN IS HEREBY REVISED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE WILL REMAIN 5131. THE GRADE SHALL BE EX J.

SALARY RANGE: $50,274.49 - $78,969.13 (PM 80 TO EX J)

FUND SOURCE: 52010245-01101-52000

[HUMAN RESOURCES, TERRY BOND, (915) 541-4509]

5M. RESOLUTION: REVISING THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES - ELEPHANT SUPERVISOR

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF ELEPHANT SUPERVISOR IS HEREBY REVISED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE WILL REMAIN 9354. THE GRADE SHALL BE GS 18.

SALARY RANGE: $24,678.75 - $34,353.09 (GS 18 TO SAME)

[HUMAN RESOURCES, TERRY BOND, (915) 541-4509]

5N. RESOLUTION: INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT - UTEP, EL PASO URBAN TRANSPORTATION STUDY AREA

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS (''CITY''), ACTING IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE FISCAL AGENT TO THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION FOR THE EL PASO URBAN TRANSPORTATION STUDY AREA (''MPO''), AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (''UTEP''), EXECUTED ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2004, TO EXPAND THE SCOPE OF SERVICES AND INCREASE THE TOTAL COMPENSATION FOR COMPLETION OF THE PROJECT. THE ADDITIONAL FUNDS ARE 100% STATE AND FEDERAL FUNDS. THE MPO HAS SUFFICIENT FUNDS BUDGETED FOR THIS AGREEMENT. THE FUNDING SOURCE: GRANT G780003, DEPT. ID 68150009 AND FUND #05003. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION, ROY GILYARD, (915) 591-9735, EXT. 13]

5O. RESOLUTION: 2005 GENERAL ELECTION, ELECTION OF OFFICERS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REVISED RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE 2005 GENERAL ELECTION IN THE CITY OF EL PASO, CALLING FOR AN ELECTION OF OFFICERS. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

5P. RESOLUTION: AGREEMENT - SEXUAL TRAUMA AND ASSAULT RESPONSE SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND SEXUAL TRAUMA AND ASSAULT RESPONSE SERVICES TO PROVIDE OUTREACH EMERGENCY COUNSELING AND FOLLOW-UP PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES FOR THE REPORTED VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE AMOUNT OF $60,000.00. THE TERM OF THIS AGREEMENT, REGARDLESS OF THE DATE OF EXECUTION, SHALL BE SEPTEMBER 1, 2004 THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2005. GENERAL FUND #01101 ACCOUNT#21010061-502215

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, ASSISTANT CHIEF PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7310]

6. REINSTATEMENT: CHERYL GARING, HORTICULTURIST

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST FOR NAME TO BE PLACED ON REINSTATEMENT LIST IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE VI, SECTION 6.10.10, OF THE CIVIL SERVICE CHARTER PROVISIONS:

GARING, CHERYL - HORTICULTURIST

[ZOO, LEA HUTCHINSON, (915) 521-1850]



7A. STAFFING TABLE CHANGE: AIRPORT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ADD 1.00 MARKETING & CUSTOMER RELATIONS COORDINATOR PM 77

DELETE 1.00 AIRPORT PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATOR PM 75

FUND SOURCE: 62620001-40101-62000

[AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

7B. STAFFING TABLE CHANGE: MASS TRANSIT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ADD 1.00 MARKETING & CUSTOMER RELATIONS COORDINATOR PM 77

DELETE 1.00 TRANSIT COMMUNITY RELATIONS MANAGER PM 75

FUND SOURCE: 60600001-40345-60000

[MASS TRANSIT, TERRY LEE SCOTT, (915) 534-5810]

7C. STAFFING TABLE CHANGE: ZOO

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ADD 1.00 ZOO VETERINARIAN EX J

DELETE 1.00 ZOO VETERINARIAN PM 80

FUND SOURCE: 52010245-01101-52000

[ZOO, LEA HUTCHINSON, (915) 521-1850]

8. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: EMILY GARCIA HEATON TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

EMILY GARCIA HEATON TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE JOHN F. COOK, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4140]

9A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: THOMAS CANTWELL TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THOMAS CANTWELL TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., DISTRICT 2. (SERVING AN UN-EXPIRED TERM). [REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4996]

9B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JESUS LIRA TO THE WORKFORCE RETRAINING ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

JESUS LIRA TO THE WORKFORCE RETRAINING ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE PAUL J. ESCOBAR, DISTRICT 6.

10. RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT: BTWN 3512 MURRAY & 700 MESITA

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE INSTALLATION, POWER, AND MAINTENANCE OF RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATION:

BETWEEN 3512 MURRAY & 700 MESITA COST $899.00 (DISTRICT 1)

ACCOUNT #504420, DEPT. ID 01153001, FUND 16501, PROJECT PD10422

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSAN AUSTIN, (915) 541-4886]



11A. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: $500.00, DISTRICT 4, DIA DE LOS NIÑOS/DIA DE LOS LIBROS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ALLOCATE $500.00 FROM DISTRICT 4 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO THE EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY TO CO-SPONSOR DIA DE LOS NIÑOS/DIA DE LOS LIBROS. DEPARTMENT ID #01010004; ACCOUNT #504420; FUND #16509; CLASS #01001.

[REPRESENTATIVE JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4140]

11B. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: $500, DISTRICT 7, 2005 EL PASO GOLDEN GLOVES TOURNAMENT, FT. WORTH, TEXAS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

REQUEST TO ALLOCATE $500 FROM DISTRICT VII DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO THE 2005 EL PASO GOLDEN GLOVES TOURNAMENT TO COVER THE TRAVEL EXPENSES FOR THE WINNER OF THE EL PASO GOLDEN GLOVES TOURNAMENT WHICH IS SPONSORED BY THE EL PASO GOLDEN GLOVES ASSOCIATION AND THE CITY OF EL PASO IN EXCHANGE FOR PROMOTIONAL SERVICES TO BE PERFORMED BY THE WINNER AND ALL OTHER REPRESENTATIVES OF THE EL PASO GOLDEN GLOVES ASSOCIATION, A LOCAL FRANCHISE ORGANIZATION OF USA BOXING ASSOCIATION INC., ATTENDING THE TOURNAMENT, AND THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE NEGOTIATE AN AGREEMENT WITH THE ASSOCIATION SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE CITY MANAGER TO ESTABLISH THE QUANTITY AND TYPE OF PROMOTIONAL SERVICES THAT WILL SERVE A MUNICIPAL PURPOSE OF ADEQUATE VALUE TO THE CITY FOR THE AMOUNT OF THE EXPENDITURE, PROVIDED THAT SUCH AGREEMENT CAN BE REACHED ON OR BEFORE FEBRUARY 25, 2005. THE TOURNAMENT IS TO BE HELD IN FT. WORTH, TEXAS.

DEPT ID#01153010, ACCT#504420, FUND #16507 [REPRESENTATIVE VIVIAN ROJAS, (915) 541-4108]

12. CHANGE ORDER NO. 11, MARTY ROBBINS RECREATION CENTER AND POOL ENCLOSURE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE CHANGE ORDER NO. 11 (CONSTRUCTION CHANGE) TO SAMCORP GENERAL CONTRACTORS FOR CONTRACT NO. 2004-045, NEW MARTY ROBBINS RECREATION CENTER AND POOL ENCLOSURE PROJECT FOR AN INCREASED AMOUNT OF $65,048.55. CHANGE ORDER ALSO ADDS NINETY (90) DAYS TO THE CONTRACT TIME. THE PURPOSE OF THIS CHANGE ORDER IS TO INSTALL AN OUTDOOR BASKETBALL COURT ON THE EASTERN SIDE OF THE RECREATION CENTER, TO INCLUDE A CONCRETE SLAB, BACKBOARDS, BENCHES AND CONCRETE POLES WITH LIGHTS. THIS CHANGE WAS REQUESTED BY THE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT. [PURCHASING, BARBARA CRUMLEY, (915) 541-4113]

13. ZOO - BEVERAGE CONCESSION, PEPSI BOTTLING GROUP

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR OF PURCHASING TO CONTINUE PROVIDING SERVICE OF THE BEVERAGE CONCESSION FOR THE EL PASO ZOO, WITH PEPSI BOTTLING GROUP ON A MONTH-TO-MONTH BASIS, UNTIL A INTERIM AGREEMENT IS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND COUNCIL.

COCA COLA HAS ADVISED SSA AND THE ZOO THAT THEY ARE PHASING OUT FOUNTAIN SUPPORT FOR THEIR PRODUCTS. SSA IS NOT IN A POSITION TO DISCONTINUE FOUNTAIN SERVICE.

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

THIS IS A REVENUE AGREEMENT ONLY WITH NO EXPENDITURE OF FUNDS NECESSARY.

ACCOUNT NO.: REVENUE

FUNDING SOURCE: REVENUE

DEPARTMENT: ZOO

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

14A. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-091 JANITORIAL SERVICES FOR LINCOLN CENTER

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED AS REVISED

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.

AWARD TO: CAREFREE JANITORIAL SERVICE

EL PASO, TX

ITEM (S): ALL

AMOUNT: $12,465.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

DEPARTMENT: PARKS & RECREATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 51010256-51510024-01101-16324-502206

FUNDING SOURCE: LINCOLN USER FEE & FACILITIES MAINTENANCE GENERAL FUND ACCOUNTS

TOTAL AWARD: $37,395.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): 3

PARKS & RECREATION, CENTER STAFF, AND PURCHASING RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED, CAREFREE JANITORIAL SERVICES PROVIDED AND MEETS THE BEST VALUE CRITERIA.

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH CONTRACT WITH NO OPTION TO RENEW, CAREFREE JANITORIAL SERVICES OFFERS A 1% 10 DAYS PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT.

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

14B. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-072 CITY HALL 6TH FLOOR REMODEL

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.

CONTRACTOR: ATYEAR CONSTRUCTION CO., INC.

L PASO, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: UILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 31260001-60615-PPWFA03009-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: FY03 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

ITEMS: BASE BID $85,888.00

TOTAL AWARD: $85,888.00

DISTRICT (S): 8

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO MATYEAR CONSTRUCTION CO., INC., AS THIS OFFEROR HAS PROVIDED THE BEST VALUE PROPOSAL. 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 CITY MANAGER AND STAFF 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.

THIS PROJECT CONSISTS OF THE REMODELING THE PORTION OF THE CITY HALL BUILDING 6TH FLOOR. O.M.B. DEPARTMENT WILL BE RELOCATING TO THIS OFFICE SPACE. SQUARE FOOTAGE RENOVATED IS 6,285 SQ. FT. COST PER SQ. FT FOR RENOVATION IS $14.77.

CONSTRUCTION WORK INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO:

SITE DEMOLITION REMOVAL AND DISPOSAL OF EXISTING WALLS, DISCONNECT AND REMOVAL OF EXISTING ELECTRICAL OUTLETS AND SWITCHES AND COMPUTER OUTLETS AND TELEPHONES. REMOVAL AND RELOCATIONS OF EXISTING DOOR ASSEMBLIES.

NEW CONSTRUCTION NEW TYPICAL WALL CONSTRUCTION. TAPE, TEXTURE AND PAINT EXISTING, PATCHED AND NEW WALLS, AND EXISTING GYP. BOARD CEILING AREA AS REQUIRED. PROVIDE NEW DOOR AND FRAME COMPLETE ASSEMBLIES AS REQUIRED. REPAIR AND PAINT EXISTING, RELOCATED AND NEW DOORS. REPLACE DAMAGED SUSPENDED CEILING WITH NEW TO MATCH EXISTING.

INSTALLATION OF NEW MECHANICAL DIFFUSERS, LIGHT SWITCHES, POWER AND DATA/COMMUNICATIONS OUTLETS. PROVIDE ALL NEW CABLE CAT 6 FOR DATA/COMMUNICATIONS FROM DATA ROOM TO INDICATED OUTLET.

PROVIDE NEW KITCHEN CABINETS, SINK AND FAUCET TO COMPLY WITH T.D.A. PROVIDE NEW COMPLETE PLUMBING PIPING CONNECTION; PROVIDE NEW SOAP DISPENSER AND PAPER TOWEL DISPENSER. PROVIDE NEW PRE-FINISHED WOOD SHELVING W/SUPPORTS AT NEW STORAGE ROOM.

ADJUSTMENTS AND RELOCATION OF EXISTING MECHANICAL DIFFUSERS, LIGHT FIXTURES AND ELECTRICAL OUTLETS. CARPET & WALL BASE TO BE INSTALLED BY OTHERS.

THE SPACE IS CURRENTLY AWAITING RENOVATION AS MUNICIPAL SERVICES FUNCTIONS HAVE RELOCATED. [PURCHASING, BYRON JOHNSON, (915) 541-4313]

14C. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-074 CITY HALL 9TH FLOOR RENOVATION - MOVED TO THE REGULAR AGENDA, PLEASE CONSULT THE REGULAR AGENDA

15. REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-094R SEXUAL ASSAULT SERVICES FOR THE POLICE DEPARTMENT - MOVED TO THE REGULAR AGENDA, PLEASE CONSULT THE REGULAR AGENDA

16A. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-028 STRUCTURAL & PROXIMITY FIRE FIGHTING CLOTHING

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

IF APPARENT LOW BIDDER IS DISQUALIFIED FOR ANY REASON, CITY COUNCIL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO EXERCISE ANY OPTION LEGALLY AVAILABLE UNDER THE LAW BY AWARDING BID TO NEXT LOWEST RESPONSIVE AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER EVEN THOUGH THE BIDDER IS NOT NAMED ON THIS AGENDA.

VENDOR 1: F & F SUPPLY COMPANY, INC.

BIG LAKE, TEXAS

ITEM(S): 1A, 1B, 1B1, 1B3, 5, 7, & 8

AMOUNT: $50,000.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

VENDOR 2: DZ TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

DALLAS, TEXAS

ITEM(S): 2A, 2B, 3 & (3A OPTIONAL)

AMOUNT: $50,000.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

VENDOR 3: MUNICIPAL EMERGENCY SERVICES, INC.

HOUSTON, TEXAS

ITEM(S): #6

AMOUNT: $5,000.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

VENDOR 4: ANCLOTE FIRE &SAFETY, INC.

TARPON SPRING, FLORIDA

ITEM(S): #4

AMOUNT: $2,000.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

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

ITEMS # 1A1, 1A2 & 1B2 WILL NOT BE AWARDED, THE DEPARTMENT HAS NO LONGER NEED OF THEM OPTION TO EXTEND CONTRACT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED TO ANY PART OF THIS CONTRACT BY THE FIRE DEPARTMENT. THIS IS DUE TO CHANGES WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT AND NFPA.

NO PROMPT PAYMENTS OFFERED.

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF TWENTY-FOUR (24) MONTHS.

DEPARTMENT: FIRE

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 220010101-503123-01101

FUNDING SOURCE: FIRE DEPARTMENT GENERAL OPERATION FUND

TOTAL AWARD: $214,000.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

[PURCHASING, JESUS M. JUAREZ, (915) 541-4317]

16B. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-090 30-CUBIC YARD ROLL-OFF CONTAINERS

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

IF APPARENT LOW BIDDER IS DISQUALIFIED FOR ANY REASON, CITY COUNCIL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO EXERCISE ANY OPTION LEGALLY AVAILABLE UNDER THE LAW BY AWARDING BID TO NEXT LOWEST RESPONSIVE AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER EVEN THOUGH THE BIDDER IS NOT NAMED ON THIS AGENDA.

AWARD TO: INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE SPECIALISTS

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM (S): ALL

AMOUNT: $140,284.48

DEPARTMENT: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 34150062-508004-07121-G340402 ($21,919.45)

34340200-508029-40415 ($118,365.03)

FUNDING SOURCE: GRANT - EQUIPMENT FY 2004

SOLID WASTE CAPITAL EQUIPMENT GO BONDS 2004

TOTAL AWARD: $140,284.48

DISTRICT (S): ALL

THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AND PURCHASING DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE OFFER, BY DEFINITION MEETING SPECIFICATIONS, FROM RESPONSIBLE PARTIES.

LOWER BIDS WERE RECEIVED BUT WERE DEEMED NON-RESPONSIVE AS DETAILED IN THE BACKUP.

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE, TO PURCHASE THIRTY-TWO (32) 30-CUBIC YARD ROLL-OFF CONTAINERS FOR THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT. NEITHER AN OPTION TO PURCHASE ADDITIONAL QUANTITIES NOR A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT WAS OFFERED. [PURCHASING, ALFONSO GUERRERO, (915) 541-4654.

17A. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-651 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO APPROPRIATE $265,457.50 TO WENDA WAY STREET AND DRAINAGE PROJECT. FUNDING SOURCE IS REIMBURSED EXPENDITURES FROM EPWU. (DISTRICT 7)

INCREASE $265,457.50 TO 31255008/PBE04ST14127695/405067 REIMBEXPEND

INCREASE $265,457.50 TO 31255008/PBE04ST14127695/508027 CONSTRUCTION

17B. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-653 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO APPROPRIATE $159,424.10 TO THE INDIAN PLACE STREET AND DRAINAGE PROJECT. FUNDING SOURCE IS REIMBURSED EXPENDITURES FROM EPWU. (DISTRICT 7)

INCREASE $159,424.10 TO 31255008/PBE04ST11227695/405067 REIMBEXPEND

INCREASE $159,424.10 TO 31255008/PBE04ST11227695/508027 CONSTRUCTION

17C. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-655 MUNICIPAL CLERK

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

INCREASE TECHNOLOGY APPROPRIATION AS A DRAWDOWN FROM THE DEDICATED REVENUE COURT TECHNOLOGY FUND FOR THE PURCHASE OF DIGITAL SCANNING SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE. THIS PRODUCT WILL ENHANCE RECORDS MANAGEMENT IN COURT OPERATIONS BY ALLOWING COURT DOCUMENTS TO BE SCANNED AND STORED ELECTRONICALLY AT THE POINT OF RECEIPT AND RETRIEVED WHEN NECESSARY.

INCREASE $170,000 TO 11153060/PMC000116011/404059 MUNCTTECFEE

INCREASE $170,000 TO 11153060/PMC000116011/508010 DATAPROCEQ

17D. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-664 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO APPROPRIATE $91,321.98 TO EDGEMERE BLVD EXTENSION PROJECT. FUNDING SOURCE IS REIMBURSED EXPENDITURES FROM EPWU. (DISTRICT 5)

INCREASE $91,321.98 TO 31255008/PPWST0302227695/405067 REIMBEXPEND

INCREASE $91,321.98 TO 31255008/PPWST0302227695/508027 CONSTRUCTION

17E. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-668 PARKS AND RECREATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THIS BUDGET TRANSFER REQUESTS A NEW APPROPRIATION TO PAINT THE EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR OF THE PAVO REAL RECREATION CENTER. PARKS PERSONNEL WILL PROVIDE LABOR.

INCREASE $1,500 TO 51510115/P50021216312/407002 ESTREV

INCREASE $1,500 TO 51510115/P50021216312/508003 BLDGIMPRV

17F. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-677 AIRPORT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

TRANSFER OF FUNDS TO COVER THE COST OF REPLACING GROUND POWER UNITS TO TWO LOADING BRIDGES. UNITS ARE NON-OPERATIONAL AND SPARE PARTS ARE NOT AVAILABLE. UNITS ARE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE ELECTRICAL POWER TO AIRCRAFT THAT ARE PARKED AT THE LOADING BRIDGES WHEN THE AIRCRAFT ENGINES ARE NOT RUNNING.

INCREASE $100,000 TO 62620005/40101/502226 BLDGFACMAINT

INCREASE $100,000 TO 62620005/40101/407001 INTRAFD TRF IN

INCREASE $100,000 TO 62620018/P50000241021/407002 EST REV

INCREASE $100,000 TO 62620018/P50000241021/507001 INTRAFD TRF OUT

18. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: WESTISDE COMMUNITY CHURCH

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.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

WESTSIDE COMMUNITY CHURCH TO USE AMPLIFICATION (4 SPEAKERS & 8 MICROPHONES FROM 35 K GENERATOR) AT FRANCISCO DELGADO PARK ON MARCH 26, 2005 FROM 12:00 P.M. TO 4:00 P.M. FOR A FREE CONCERT. APPROXIMATELY 15 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 500 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. PERMIT NO. 05-009 (DISTRICT 1) [JOE WILLIAMS]

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.

23B. CONDEMNATION HEARING - 5557 PEINADO

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE IF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 5557 PEINADO LANE, 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 AUGUST 31ST, 2004. THE OWNER OF THIS PROPERTY, JOHN W. BAIR, 10908 GOLDEN POND DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS 79934, HAS BEEN NOTIFIED OF THE VIOLATIONS AT THIS PROPERTY. (DISTRICT 2)

[BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS, TOM MAGUIRE (915) 541-4588]

28A. EXECUTIVE SESSION: RANCHOS REAL IV, LTD.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RANCHOS REAL IV, LTD., VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2001-3371. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MICHELE LITTLE LOCKE, (915) 541-4550]

ADDN 1A. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: $1,000.00, DISTRICT 3, DIA DE LOS NIÑOS/DIA DE LOS LIBROS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ALLOCATE $1,000.00 FROM DISTRICT 3 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO THE EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY AND EL PASO CITY PARKS TO CO-SPONSOR 2005 DIA DE LOS NIÑOS/DIA DE LOS LIBROS.

DEPARTMENT ID #01010003; ACCOUNT #504420; FUND #01101; CLASS #01001

[REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

ADDN 1B. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: $322, DISTRICT 3, 14 NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH SIGNS AND NEGOTIATE A CONTRACT WITH THE SAN JUAN NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ALLOCATE A TOTAL OF $322 FROM DISTRICT 3 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO PAY FOR FOURTEEN (14) NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH SIGNS (AT $23 EACH) REQUESTED BY THE SAN JUAN NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION; AND THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN; AND THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE A CONTRACT WITH THE ORGANIZATION REGARDING THE PURCHASE AND PLACEMENT OF THE SIGNS. DEPARTMENT ID #01010003; ACCOUNT #504420; FUND 01101; CLASS #01001

[REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

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

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

19A. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE PERMITTING MARIO HERNANDEZ, HECTOR COBOS, JR., EBER MARTINEZ, MARIA COBOS, MARGARITA COBOS, JUAN TORRES, PEDRO ORONA, HECTOR COBOS, MARIA PRIETO, MARIA GRADO, JACK KELLOG, JESUS HERNANDEZ, EUSEBIO CORONEL, VICTOR OCHOA, CARMEN COX, MARIA CHAVEZ, EUNISE MORALES, MARIA BARRAZA, SANTIAGO AGUILAR AND BRANDON PALMA TO ENCROACH ONTO A PORTION OF VARIOUS PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY WITH A FOOD-VENDING CONCESSION IN THE DOWNTOWN AREA. (DISTRICT 8) (ANNUAL FEES: $1,100.00 OR $880.00 PER LOCATION, SP-05001)

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

19B. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND SUNSET HEIGHTS ASSETS REACHING EVERYONE (''SHARE'') FOR THE LEASE OF A PORTION OF THE ARMIJO COMMUNITY CENTER, LOCATED AT 710 EAST SEVENTH STREET, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FOR THE PURPOSE OF OPERATING A YOUTH INITIATIVE CENTER THAT FACILITATES YOUTH'S ABILITY TO SUCCEED IN PERSONAL GROWTH, FAMILY UNITY AND COMMUNITY STRENGTH FOR A TERM OF TWO (2) YEARS. (DISTRICT 8)

[PARKS & RECREATION, NORMAN MERRIFIELD, (915) 541-4331]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MARCH 8, 2005 FOR ITEMS 19A - 19B

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 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: 20B.  MAYOR & COUNCIL: Donations - El Paso Municipal Police Officers Association  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE MAYOR AND THE CITY OF EL PASO ACCEPT DONATIONS FROM THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF EIGHTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS ($18,000) AND A DONATION FROM THE NORTH HILLS NEIGHBORHOOD PRIDE ASSOCIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($2,500) FOR THE PURPOSE OF IMPROVING AND REMODELING THE POLICE DEPARTMENT MEMORIAL LOCATED AT CHUCK HEINDRICH PARK; AND THAT THE MAYOR AND THE CITY OF EL PASO FULLY SUPPORT THE USE OF EIGHTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS ($18,000) FROM DISTRICT 4 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS FOR COMPLETION OF SAID PROJECT.

ACCT #504420; DEPT ID #01153005; FUND #16509; PROJECT #PD604525 [REPRESENTATIVE JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4140]

   
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: 15.  REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: Solicitation No. 2005-094R Sexual Assault Services For The Police Department  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

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.

AWARD TO: TENET HOSPITALS LIMITED D/B/A SIERRA MEDICAL CENTER

EL PASO, TX

ITEM (S): ALL

AMOUNT: $100,750.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 21010071-01101-502111

FUNDING SOURCE: OPERATING ACCOUNT, HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS

TOTAL AWARD: $302,250.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

POLICE DEPARTMENT, STAFF, AND PURCHASING RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED, TENET HOSPITALS LIMITED D/B/A SIERRA MEDICAL CENTER, PROVIDED THE SOLE PROPOSAL THAT MEETS ALL REQUIREMENTS OF THE RFP.

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH CONTRACT WITH NO OPTION TO RENEW. [PURCHASING, RAY HEREDIA, (915) 541-4316]

   
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: 21A.  BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-652 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO APPROPRIATE $670,082.60 TO THE MONTWOOD STREET AND DRAINAGE PROJECT. FUNDING SOURCE IS REIMBURSED EXPENDITURES FROM EPWU. (DISTRICTS 5 AND 7)

INCREASE $670,082.60 TO 31255008/PBE04ST11927695/405067 REIMBEXPEND

INCREASE $670,082.60 TO 31255008/PBE04ST11927695/508027 CONSTRUCTION

   
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: 21B.  BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-654 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO APPROPRIATE $1,149,262 TO THE CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT PHASE III PROJECT. FUNDING SOURCE IS REIMBURSED EXPENDITURES FROM EPWU. (DISTRICT 8)

INCREASE $1,149,262 TO 31255008/PPWST0300127695/405067 REIMBEXPEND

INCREASE $1,149,262 TO 31255008/PPWST0300127695/508027 CONSTRUCTION

   
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: 21C.  BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-671 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ON BEHALF OF THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT, BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO APPROPRIATE $982,908 TO FUND CONSTRUCTION OF THE HEALTH ADMINISTRATION PHASE II PROJECT. FUNDING SOURCE IS DEPT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES HEALTH RESOURCES AND SERVICES ADMINISTRATION GRANT. (DISTRICT 3)

INCREASE $982,908 TO 41150015/PPW020305534/406000 FEDGRANTPROC

INCREASE $ 2,000 TO 41150015/PPW020305534/508022 ADMINISTRATION

INCREASE $ 10,000 TO 41150015/PPW020305534/508051 PROG MGMT

INCREASE $912,178 TO 41150015/PPW020305534/508027 CONSTRUCTION

INCREASE $ 19,365 TO 41150015/PPW020305534/508026 INSPECTIONS

INCREASE $ 19,365 TO 41150015/PPW020305534/508024 TESTING

INCREASE $ 20,000 TO 41150015/PPW020305534/508035 COMM EQUIP

   
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: 22.  PURCHASING: Terminate Contract No. 2003-191, Aluminum Sign Blanks  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE DIRECTOR OF PURCHASING REQUESTS THAT MAYOR AND COUNCIL TERMINATE WITH CUSTOM PRODUCTS CORPORATION, CONTRACT NO. 2003-191 FOR ALUMINUM SIGN BLANKS, FOR DEFAULT PURSUANT TO CLAUSE NO. 18B OF THE CONTRACT, AN ITEM TITLED TERMINATION FOR DEFAULT, WHEREBY THE CITY RESERVED THE RIGHT TO TERMINATE THE CONTRACT FOR DEFAULT.

THE USER DEPARTMENT WAS NOTIFIED & A NEW SOLICITATION WILL BE ISSUED.

DEPARTMENT: STREET DEPARTMENT

[PURCHASING, JESUS M. JUAREZ, (915) 541-4317]

   
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: 23A.  Condemnation Hearing - 10121 Dyer, Space 32  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE IF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 10121 DYER ST., SPACE 32, 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 JUNE 2004. THE OWNERS OF THIS PROPERTY, LILIAN HELLER, TRUSTEE FOR THE HELLER FAMILY TRUST, 7909 BIG BEND, EL PASO, TEXAS 79904 IS LISTED AS THE OWNER OF THE REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED HEREIN AND GUADALUPE VILLA, 5616 TROPICANA AVENUE, EL PASO, TEXAS 79924 IS LISTED AS THE OWNER OF THE MOBILE HOME ACCORDING TO THE RECORDS OF EL PASO, CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT, HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED OF THE VIOLATIONS AT THIS PROPERTY. (DISTRICT 4)

[BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS, TOM MAGUIRE (915) 541-4588]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing DID NOT VOTE
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: 23C.  Condemnation Hearing - 4001 Laredo  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE IF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 4001 LAREDO AVENUE, 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 SEPTEMBER 3RD, 2004. THE OWNER OF THIS PROPERTY, ESTATE OF JUANA C. SAUCEDO, C/O JESUS & CECILIO SAUCEDO, 11717 CORRAL PALM, EL PASO, TEXAS 79936, OWNER, HAS BEEN NOTIFIED OF THE VIOLATIONS AT THIS PROPERTY. (DISTRICT 8) [BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS, TOM MAGUIRE, (915) 541-4588]

   
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: 24.  PUBLIC HEARING: ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION: Parking Prohibited At All Times, Burgundy, Btwn Verdun and Escobar  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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]

   
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: 25.  PUBLIC HEARING: FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES: Contract of Sale - Western Refining Company, Clark Facility  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS AMENDED

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]

   
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: 26A.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Zoning Change Request ZON04-00133  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF WFF INDUSTRIES PARK UNIT ONE, REPLATS A&B AND A PORTION OF WFF INDUSTRIES PARK UNIT TWO, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: GEODE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP. ZON04-00133. (DISTRICT 4)

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

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 26B.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Amending Section 19.28.010, Construction of Subdivision Improvements, Amending Section 19.28.020, Guarantees  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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]

   
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: 26E.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Special Privilege to Wes Uhlman & Associates, Inc./Mallard El Paso Limited Partnership and The Boeing Company  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 26F.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Vacating Two (2) Parcels  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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 AND DEVELOPMENT, RUDY VALDEZ, (915) 541-4635]

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 26G.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Dedication Deed, Colony Partners L.P.  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO ACCEPT THE DEDICATION DEED FROM COLONY PARTNERS L.P. A TEXAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP BY ITS GENERAL PARTNER, COLONY PARTNERS MANAGEMENT, L.L.C., CONVEYING TO THE CITY OF EL PASO A 3.71 ACRE PARCEL OF LAND, MORE OR LESS, BEING A PORTION OF TRACT 1B2, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 242, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FOR PARKLAND PURPOSES AND IN EXCHANGE FOR PARKLAND CREDITS PURSUANT TO TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE; AND BE FURTHER AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT CONCERNING SUCH CONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY TO THE CITY OF EL PASO. (DISTRICT 1)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, RUDY VALDEZ, (915) 541-4635]

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 5K.  RESOLUTION: Revising the Duties and Responsibilities - Marketing & Customer Relations Coordinator  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF MARKETING & CUSTOMER RELATIONS COORDINATOR IS HEREBY REVISED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE WILL REMAIN 5133. THE GRADE SHALL BE PM 77. SALARY RANGE: $38,236.13 - $56,566.65 (PM 77)

FUND SOURCE: 62620001-40101-62000 & 60600001-40345-60000 [HUMAN RESOURCES, TERRY A. BOND, (915) 541-4509]

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 1.  Public Comment - Jeanne Stoakes  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

MY ISSUES INVOLVE DISCRIMINATION, HOUSING, SUN METRO AND ANIMAL CONTROL/POLICE INTERACTION.

   
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: 14C.  BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: Solicitation No. 2005-074 City Hall 9th Floor Renovation  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

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.

CONTRACTOR: JAN-CAR, INC.

HORIZON CITY, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

FUNDS AVAILABLE: PPWFA03009-31260001-60615-508027, $24,586.40 FY03 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

PPWFA03009-31118111-27035-508027, $49,421.98 1993 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

PPWFA03009-31134000-27101, 27102 & 27105 508027, $40,529.33

1997A CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

PPWFA03009-31250102-27178-508027, $106,161.35

2000 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

PPWFA03009-31250102-27179-508027, $15,929.94

2000 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

ITEMS: BASE BID II $236,629.00

TOTAL AWARD: $236,629.00

DISTRICT (S): 8

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO JAN-CAR, INC., AS THIS OFFEROR HAS PROVIDED THE BEST VALUE PROPOSAL. 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 CITY MANAGER AND STAFF 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

THE WORK IS TO TAKE PLACE INSIDE THE 9TH FLOOR OF CITY HALL, LOCATED AT TWO CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, EL PASO, TEXAS. THIS PROJECT WILL PROVIDE FOR FURNISHING AND COMPLETE INSTALLATION OF AN AUTOMATED FILE SYSTEM FOR THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE. ADDITIONALLY, 2 RENOVATED OFFICES FOR CITY ATTORNEY'S DEPARTMENT, SPACE FOR THE CITY MANAGER'S DEPARTMENT AND THE DEPUTY CITY MANAGER'S OFFICES WILL BE RENOVATED. THE TOTAL AREA RENOVATED, NOT INCLUSIVE OF THE FILING SYSTEM SPACE, IS 8,548 SQ FT AT A PER SQ. FT COST OF $20.64.

THE WORK CONSISTS OF INTERIOR DEMOLITION WORK INCLUDING REMOVAL OF CARPET.

WORK INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO SEALANTS, DOORS AND FRAMES, HARDWARE, GLAZING, PARTITIONS, FINISHES, VINYL COMPOSITION TILE, PAINT, CEILINGS, ETC., WINDOW BLINDS, OPERABLE METAL STORAGE SYSTEM, HVAC, PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL POWER, LIGHTING, AND SPECIAL SYSTEMS. CONTRACTOR SHALL PROVIDE CONDUIT FOR VOICE AND DATA SYSTEM. CONTRACTOR WILL NOT PROVIDE CABLING FOR VOICE AND DATA SYSTEM.

WORK INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO SEALANTS, DOORS AND FRAMES, HARDWARE, GLAZING, PARTITIONS, SHELVING, KITCHEN CABINETS, FINISHES - PAINT AND CEILINGS, HVAC, PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL POWER AND LIGHTING. CONTRACTOR SHALL PROVIDE CONDUIT FOR VOICE AND DATA SYSTEM. CONTRACTOR WILL NOT PROVIDE CABLING FOR VOICE AND DATA SYSTEM. CONTRACTOR WILL NOT PROVIDE CARPET AND COVE BASE.

THE CITY MANAGER AND STAFF WILL BE RELOCATING TO THE 9TH FLOOR. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR FUTURE 10TH FLOOR RECONFIGURATION TO CREATE A CENTRAL RECEPTION AREA FOR VISITORS TO 10TH FLOOR OFFICES, ADDITIONAL CONFERENCE ROOM MEETING SPACES FOR CITY COUNCIL AND STAFF OTHER IMPROVEMENTS AND EFFICIENCIES IN TELEPHONE AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, BYRON JOHNSON, (915) 541-4308]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin NO
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: 20A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Development in Northeast El Paso  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CARRIED TO MOVE THE ITEM TO THE PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING AFTER THE PROPERTY IS SOLD.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE MAYOR BE REQUESTED TO EXECUTE AN ORDINANCE FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO TO INITIATE AN R-3 ZONING IN EACH OF THE FOUR PARCELS OF LAND WHICH THE EL PASO WATER UTILITIES HAS JUST RELEASED FOR DEVELOPMENT IN NORTHEAST EL PASO; THAT ALL PARCELS OF LAND BE LIMITED FROM ANY COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT; THAT ALL PARCELS OF LAND BE DEVELOPED AS PER THE CITY OF EL PASO MASTER PLAN FOR NORTHEAST EL PASO, AND THAT ONLY TWO PARCELS OF LAND, PARCEL A & D, BE CONSIDERED FOR ANY MULTI-FAMILY DWELLINGS.

[REPRESENTATIVE JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4400] POSTPONED FROM 02/15/05

   
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: 26C.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Amending Title 20, Adding Golf Driving Range to Various Chapters  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 26D.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Amending Title 20, Adding Golf Driving Range to Various Chapters  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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