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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL AND MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING
Date: 5/12/2009
 
   
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 MAY 5, 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MAY 5, 2009.

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

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY COUNCIL DECLARES THAT THE EXPENDITURE OF DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO SUPPORT THE FRONTERA PRIDE FILM FESTIVAL TO BE HELD IN JUNE 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL DECLARES THAT THE EXPENDITURE OF DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO SUPPORT THE FRONTERA PRIDE FILM FESTIVAL TO BE HELD IN JUNE 2009, SERVES A MUNICIPAL PURPOSE AND IS AUTHORIZED. (DISTRICT 1, 2, 3, AND 8)

[REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT PARENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS (PFLAG)/EL PASO SUN CITY PRIDE ORGANIZATION BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT AN OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL SPL09-00009

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT PARENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS (PFLAG)/EL PASO SUN CITY PRIDE ORGANIZATION BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT AN OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF STANTON STREET BETWEEN FRANKLIN STREET AND MISSOURI STREET FROM 12:00 P.M., SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 2009, TO 2:00 A.M., SUNDAY, JUNE 7, 2009. SPL09-00009 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT O.P.E.P BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL SPL09-00011

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT O.P.E.P BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF OCHOA STREET BETWEEN FIRST AVENUE AND PAISANO DRIVE FROM 9:00 P.M., SUNDAY, MAY 24, 2009, TO 2:00 A.M., MONDAY, MAY 25, 2009. SPL09-00011 (DISTRICT 8)

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

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY COUNCIL FINDS A MUNICIPAL PUBLIC PURPOSE BENEFITING THE CITIZENS OF THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE CITY'S FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF A FACILITY FOR FLYING THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES AND AREA FOR MEMORIALS HONORING THOSE WHO FOUGHT IN THE WARS OF THE UNITED STATES, LOCATED AT THE TRANSMOUNTAIN CAMPUS OF THE EL PASO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL FINDS A MUNICIPAL PUBLIC PURPOSE BENEFITING THE CITIZENS OF THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE CITY'S FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF A FACILITY FOR FLYING THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES AND AREA FOR MEMORIALS HONORING THOSE WHO FOUGHT IN THE WARS OF THE UNITED STATES, LOCATED AT THE TRANSMOUNTAIN CAMPUS OF THE EL PASO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE. (DISTRICT 4)

[ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A DEVELOPER PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT FOR OVER WIDTH PAVING BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RANCHOS REAL XII, LTD, TO ALLOW THE CITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COST OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF IMPROVEMENTS FOR RICH BEEM AND PEBBLE HILLS STREET

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A DEVELOPER PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT FOR OVER WIDTH PAVING BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RANCHOS REAL XII, LTD, TO ALLOW THE CITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COST OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF IMPROVEMENTS FOR RICH BEEM AND PEBBLE HILLS STREET, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $373,413 IN ACCORDANCE WITH LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 212.071. (DISTRICT 5) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3F. RESOLUTION: SOLID WASTE LIENS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE SOLID WASTE LIENS ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT A) (DISTRICTS 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, AND 8)

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

ATTACHMENT A

SOLID WASTE LIENS

MAY 12, 2009

TRACT 22-K-1 (1.7590 AC), BLOCK 6, UPPER VALLEY SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 1) $1,039.19 LYDIA VARELA

3712 JEFFERSON AVENUE $545.49 RAMON & MARIA RODRIGUEZ

(DISTRICT 2)

LOT(S) 40 TO 47 (24312 SQ FT), BLOCK 115, MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 2) $140.93 IRENE & JOSEPH DUNN

LOT(S) 33 TO 36, BLOCK 102, MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 2) $182.05 IRENE & JOSEPH DUNN



LOT(S) 42 & 43, BLOCK 102, MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 2) $291.65 ANGIE & CARLOS C. BOMBACH

3909-3919 ALAMEDA AVENUE $289.21 JULIO C. MURILLO

(DISTRICT 3)

7941 KNIGHTS DR. #A-C $366.94 MC LURE INC. CONTRACTORS

(DISTRICT 3)

LOT(S) 7 (6000 SQ FT), BLOCK 7, SAHARA SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 4) $140.10 MARY L. SCHMIDT



LOT(S) 20 COS, (4974.00 SQ FT), BLOCK 1, SUN VALLEY RANCH REPLAT A SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 4) $183.54 RESORTVIEW HOMES I LTD



10049 KENWORTHY STREET $383.26 VELLA B. NOWAK (EST)

(DISTRICT 4)

9405 NOTTINGHAM DRIVE $151.74 VIANEY P. RAMIREZ

(DISTRICT 6)

TRACT 1-A-69 (0.1815 AC) & TRACT 1-A-81 (8.4680 AC) (8.6495 AC), BLOCK 1, ASCARATE SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 6) $552.26 ARGAL CORP

PT OF TRACT 13 N OF HARDING (0.12 ACRE), SPOHR SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 7) $364.99 RAUL RASCON

2002 DETROIT AVENUE $154.98 LUPE G. AVINA

(DISTRICT 8)

3106 RIVERA AVENUE $285.66 JOSE MADRILES

(DISTRICT 8)

"3G. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SECOND AMENDMENT AND EXTENSION TO THE LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION AND ELP GATEWAY, LLC

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SECOND AMENDMENT AND EXTENSION TO THE LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION AND ELP GATEWAY, LLC, FOR THE LEASE OF GENERAL OFFICE SPACE FOR THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION AT 10767 GATEWAY WEST BLVD., SUITE 605, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO ALLOW A MAXIMUM OF THREE ONE-YEAR TERM EXTENSIONS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"3H. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SECOND CONSULTING 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 INSTITUTO MUNICIPAL DE INVESTIGACION Y PLANEACION DE CD. JUAREZ, CHIH., MEXICO (''IMIP'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SECOND CONSULTING 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 INSTITUTO MUNICIPAL DE INVESTIGACION Y PLANEACION DE CD. JUAREZ, CHIH., MEXICO (''IMIP''), WHEREBY THE MPO WILL PROVIDE ANALYSIS AND GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (''GIS'') TECHNICAL WORK TO THE IMIP FOR AN IMIP INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL DEMAND MODEL FOR THE EL PASO/CIUDAD JUAREZ AREA. THE AGREEMENT PERIOD IS FROM MAY 12, 2009, THROUGH MAY 11, 2010, WITH THE OPTION FOR ADDITIONAL ONE-YEAR EXTENSIONS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION, ROY GILYARD, (915) 591-9735, EXT. 13}

"4. NOTICE OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS: RECEIPT OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA ON APRIL 16, 2009, IN THE AMOUNT OF $500 FROM GC SERVICES L.P.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

FOR NOTATION PURSUANT TO SECTION 2.92.110 OF THE CITY CODE, RECEIPT OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA ON APRIL 16, 2009, IN THE AMOUNT OF $500 FROM GC SERVICES L.P. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

"5. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ALLOCATE THE USE OF DISTRICT 2 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,507 TO FUND MIDNIGHT BASKETBALL AT THE NOLAN RICHARDSON RECREATION CENTER

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ALLOCATE THE USE OF DISTRICT 2 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,507 TO FUND MIDNIGHT BASKETBALL AT THE NOLAN RICHARDSON RECREATION CENTER TO COMMENCE ON JUNE 4, 2009, AND END ON AUGUST 7, 2009. THE HOURS OF ACTIVITY SHALL BE FROM 9:00 P.M. TO 12:00 A.M. (DEPT. ID #01153003; ACCOUNT #504420; FUND #16502; CLASS #01001, PROJECT PD20423) [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

"6A. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2008-186 (HERBICIDE SPRAYING OF CITY RIGHT OF WAYS) WITH EVERGREEN LAWN SERVICE FOR TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2008-186 (HERBICIDE SPRAYING OF CITY RIGHT OF WAYS) WITH EVERGREEN LAWN SERVICE FOR TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS TO AN AWARD APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL ON JUNE 3, 2008. CONTRACT PERIOD IS JUNE 3, 2009, TO JUNE 2, 2011.

DEPARTMENT: STREET

ACCOUNT NO.: 32010200-01101-502227

34010286-40403-502221

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL FUNDS AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $286,000 (TOTAL 2-YEAR EXTENSION)

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"6B. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO REJECT THE SOLE BID SUBMITTED FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2009-118 (TENNANT PROPRIETARY PARTS AND SERVICE).

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST APPROVAL FOR THE PURCHASING MANAGER TO REJECT THE SOLE BID SUBMITTED FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2009-118 (TENNANT PROPRIETARY PARTS AND SERVICE). FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, RECOMMENDS RE-BIDDING BECAUSE THE SOLE BIDDER'S PRICE LIST DID NOT MATCH THE SAMPLE ITEMS BID FOR EVALUATION.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"6C. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO BARNEY'S INC. AND GT DISTRIBUTORS UNDER THE TEXAS PROCUREMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES (TPASS) STATE OF TEXAS CONTRACT NO. 680-A1 FOR AMMUNITION TO BE USED BY THE POLICE DEPARTMENT

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO BARNEY'S INC. AND GT DISTRIBUTORS UNDER THE TEXAS PROCUREMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES (TPASS) STATE OF TEXAS CONTRACT NO. 680-A1 FOR AMMUNITION TO BE USED BY THE POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR THE TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $338,841.90. THE PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE TPASS COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 27, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

AWARD TO: TPASS CONTRACT NO. 680-A1 - BARNEY'S INC. ($278,361.90) TPASS CONTRACT NO. 680-A1 - GT DISTRIBUTORS ($60,480)

ACCOUNT NO.: 21010052 - 503109 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL FUND

TOTAL EST. AWARD: $338,841.90

REFERENCE NO.: 2009-212

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"6D. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY, A DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES (DIR) CONTRACTOR UNDER DIR STATE CONTRACT DIRBUSOP-178 FOR HARDWARE MAINTENANCE SUPPORT OF FIRE AND POLICE DEPARTMENTS LEGACY SYSTEMS.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY, A DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES (DIR) CONTRACTOR UNDER DIR STATE CONTRACT DIRBUSOP-178 FOR HARDWARE MAINTENANCE SUPPORT OF FIRE AND POLICE DEPARTMENTS LEGACY SYSTEMS. PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE DIR PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND COUNCIL ON MARCH 6, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION SERVICES

ACCOUNT NO.: 39010351 - 502202 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: INFORMATION SERVICES, DATA PROCESSING SERVICE CONTRACTS, OPERATING ACCOUNT

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $77,964.52

REFERENCE NO.: 2009-213

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"6E. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO MOTOROLA. INC., THE HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL (HGAC) CONTRACTOR, UNDER CONTRACT NUMBER RA01-08 FOR THE PURCHASE OF 75 MOTOROLA XTS 5000 RADIOS FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO MOTOROLA. INC., THE HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL (HGAC) CONTRACTOR, UNDER CONTRACT NUMBER RA01-08 FOR THE PURCHASE OF 75 MOTOROLA XTS 5000 RADIOS FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $324,150. THE PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL (HGAC) COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON MAY 8, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: FIRE

ACCOUNT NO.: 22150024 - 508035 - 07188 - G220902

FUNDING SOURCE: FIRE DEPARTMENT, COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT, ASSISTANCE TO FIREFIGHTERS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $324,150

REFERENCE NO.: 2009-214

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: 7A.  - 7G. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

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

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

7A. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EL PASO TO SELL A PORTION OF LOT 21 AND A PORTION OF LOT 22, BLOCK 13, SAHARA SUBDIVISION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO MOUNTAIN VISTA BUILDERS, INC. (DISTRICT 4)

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, LIZA RAMIREZ-TOBIAS, (915) 541-4074]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MAY 19, 2009, FOR ITEM 7A

7B. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, ORDAINING THE CITY'S PARTICIPATION IN THE TEXAS ENTERPRISE ZONE PROGRAM PURSUANT TO THE TEXAS ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT, CHAPTER 2303, TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE; REAFFIRMING DESIGNATION OF A LIAISON FOR COMMUNICATION WITH INTERESTED PARTIES; PROVIDING AVAILABLE TAX INCENTIVES; AND NOMINATING THE TORO COMPANY LOCATED AT 9455 RAILROAD DRIVE AND 1440 DON HASKINS DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS, TO THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM THROUGH THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK AS ENTERPRISE PROJECTS AT BOTH LOCATIONS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4872]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MAY 26, 2009, FOR ITEM 7B

7C. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACTS 1D-2C, 1D-2A1, BLOCK 35, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-1 (COMMERCIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8450 ALAMEDA AVENUE. PROPERTY OWNERS: MARTIN AND MARIA ISELA ARMENDARIZ. ZON08-00094 (DISTRICT 7)

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

7D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 9 AND 10, BLOCK 63, EAST EL PASO ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 3015 GATEWAY BOULEVARD WEST. PROPERTY OWNER: MIGUEL A. GARCIA. ZON08-00098 (DISTRICT 8)

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

7E. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON09-00010 TO SATISFY PARKING REQUIREMENTS BY ALLOWING OFF-SITE, OFF-STREET PARKING ON PARCEL 2 DESCRIBED AS BLOCK 270 AND BLOCK 277, THE ALLEY, AND THE CLOSED PORTION OF ST. VRAIN STREET, CAMPBELL ADDITION, AND BLOCK 277, PIERCE FINDLEY ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, MORE COMMONLY KNOWN AS 805 MONTANA AVENUE, TO SERVE PARCEL 1, DESCRIBED AS LOTS 1 THROUGH 7, BLOCK 260, CAMPBELL ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, MORE COMMONLY KNOWN AS 815 AND 823 EAST YANDELL DRIVE, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.10.410 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: PARCEL 1: 815 AND 823 EAST YANDELL DRIVE; PARCEL 2: 805 MONTANA AVENUE. PROPERTY OWNERS: PARCEL 1: CENTRO DE SALUD FAMILIAR LA FE, INC.; PARCEL 2: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH. ZON09-00010 (DISTRICT 8)

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

7F. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 014543 WHICH CHANGED THE ZONING AND IMPOSED CONDITIONS ON TRACT 6, S.A. & M.G. RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEY 266, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. 16684 WHICH AMENDED AND RELEASED CERTAIN CONDITIONS PLACED ON A PORTION OF TRACT 6, AND EDGAR ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY, S.A. & M.G. RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEY 266, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BY ORDINANCE 014543. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: DESERT BOULEVARD SOUTH AT MONTOYA LANE AND NORTH OF COATES ROAD. PROPERTY OWNERS: PRIME DESERT PROPERTIES, LLC. ZON08-00100 (DISTRICT 1)

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

7G. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 7D, FIRST SUPPLEMENTAL MAP OF PARKLAND ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO A-1 (APARTMENT) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 6001 TRANSMOUNTAIN ROAD. PROPERTY OWNER: DAVID HARRELL. ZON08-00113. (DISTRICT 4) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 2, 2009, FOR ITEMS 7C - 7G

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 8.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-109 (Security - Municipal Court) to Ruiz Protective Service, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-109 (SECURITY - MUNICIPAL COURT) TO RUIZ PROTECTIVE SERVICE, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $776,565.72.

DEPARTMENT: MUNICIPAL CLERK

AWARD TO: RUIZ PROTECTIVE SERVICE, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $258,855.24

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ACCOUNT NO.: 11150051 - 502212 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: MUNICIPAL CLERK SECURITY CONTRACTS, DEDICATED REVENUE FUNDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $776,565.72 (TOTAL AMOUNT FOR THE 3-YEAR PERIOD)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND MUNICIPAL COURT RECOMMEND AWARD TO RUIZ PROTECTIVE SERVICE, INC., THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID. [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: 9.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-206 for the Upper Valley Drainage Improvements Phase IB (Re-Bid), to Saab Site Contractors L.P. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK, AS PER REVISED.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-206 FOR THE UPPER VALLEY DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS PHASE IB (RE-BID), TO SAAB SITE CONTRACTORS L.P. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $1,304,460.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

AWARD TO: SAAB SITE CONTRACTORS L.P.

BASE BID: $1,304,460.

ACCOUNT NO.: 14200500 -508027- 27264 - PSTM06 PW26-0B

FUNDING SOURCE: STORM 2006

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $1,304,460.

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, UPON THE REVIEW OF THE CITY ATTORNEY, 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 ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDS AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

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

   
Votes:

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

   
Item: 10A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: Public hearing to consider the adoption of water and wastewater impact fees. Any member of the public has a right to appear and present evidence for or against the adoption of water and wastewater impact fees. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CLOSED THE PUBLIC HEARING

PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE ADOPTION OF WATER AND WASTEWATER IMPACT FEES. ANY MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC HAS A RIGHT TO APPEAR AND PRESENT EVIDENCE FOR OR AGAINST THE ADOPTION OF WATER AND WASTEWATER IMPACT FEES. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, JOHN NEAL, (915) 541-4285]

   
Votes:

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OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance adopting impact fees for water and wastewater facilities, establishing impact fee service areas, providing for assessment and collection of impact fees; providing for accounts for impact fees and use of funds in these accounts; providing for appeals; and providing for other provisions required under state law; including procedural provisions; and amending Title  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 1ST MOTION - APPROVED THE IMPACT FEES AT 75% WITH THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION REGARDING THE ALTERNATE AFFORDABILITY PROGRAM ONLY APPLICABLE TO THE IMPACT FEE SERVICE AREAS.

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING IMPACT FEES FOR WATER AND WASTEWATER FACILITIES, ESTABLISHING IMPACT FEE SERVICE AREAS, PROVIDING FOR ASSESSMENT AND COLLECTION OF IMPACT FEES; PROVIDING FOR ACCOUNTS FOR IMPACT FEES AND USE OF FUNDS IN THESE ACCOUNTS; PROVIDING FOR APPEALS; AND PROVIDING FOR OTHER PROVISIONS REQUIRED UNDER STATE LAW; INCLUDING PROCEDURAL PROVISIONS; AND AMENDING TITLE 15 (PUBLIC SERVICES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD A CHAPTER ON IMPACT FEES WHICH SHALL CODIFY THIS ORDINANCE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, JOHN NEAL, (915) 541-4285]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NO
4 Rep. Castro NO
5 Rep. Quintana NO
6 Rep. Holguin NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: 10B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance adopting impact fees for water and wastewater facilities, establishing impact fee service areas, providing for assessment and collection of impact fees; providing for accounts for impact fees and use of funds in these accounts; providing for appeals; and providing for other provisions required under state law; including procedural provisions; and amending Title  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 2ND AND FINAL MOTION: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING IMPACT FEES FOR WATER AND WASTEWATER FACILITIES, ESTABLISHING IMPACT FEE SERVICE AREAS, PROVIDING FOR ASSESSMENT AND COLLECTION OF IMPACT FEES; PROVIDING FOR ACCOUNTS FOR IMPACT FEES AND USE OF FUNDS IN THESE ACCOUNTS; PROVIDING FOR APPEALS; AND PROVIDING FOR OTHER PROVISIONS REQUIRED UNDER STATE LAW; INCLUDING PROCEDURAL PROVISIONS; AND AMENDING TITLE 15 (PUBLIC SERVICES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD A CHAPTER ON IMPACT FEES WHICH SHALL CODIFY THIS ORDINANCE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, JOHN NEAL, (915) 541-4285]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NO
4 Rep. Castro NO
5 Rep. Quintana NO
6 Rep. Holguin NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: 11.  INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES: An Ordinance amending Ordinance number 016971 to set a quorum for the International Bridge Commission as a majority of the currently appointed commissioners. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DENIED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NUMBER 016971 TO SET A QUORUM FOR THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION AS A MAJORITY OF THE CURRENTLY APPOINTED COMMISSIONERS.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES, SAID LARBI-CHERIF, (915) 858-3842]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12.  OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET: Discussion and action to authorize the City Manager to execute a budget transfer, reducing the City's General Fund Appropriations in various departments by $4,127,375 as outlined in the Quarterly Financial Report - Second Quarter. Transfer does not include any adjustments related to the proposed 4/10 work-week."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A BUDGET TRANSFER, REDUCING THE CITY'S GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS IN VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS BY $4,127,375 AS OUTLINED IN THE QUARTERLY FINANCIAL REPORT - SECOND QUARTER. TRANSFER DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY ADJUSTMENTS RELATED TO THE PROPOSED 4/10 WORK-WEEK. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13.  PARKS AND RECREATION: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the Mayor and City Council accept the recommendation from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board to name the recreation facility located at 701 Montana Avenue, El Paso, Texas, more specifically known as Block 269, Campbell Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, as the Pat O'Rourke Recreation Center. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ACCEPT THE RECOMMENDATION FROM THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD TO NAME THE RECREATION FACILITY LOCATED AT 701 MONTANA AVENUE, EL PASO, TEXAS, MORE SPECIFICALLY KNOWN AS BLOCK 269, CAMPBELL ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AS THE PAT O'ROURKE RECREATION CENTER. (DISTRICT 8) [PARKS AND RECREATION, NANETTE SMEJKAL, (915) 541-4283]

   
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 Jack Briggs, Our File No. 09-C-075. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: *MOTION MADE, SECONDED, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO DELETE THE ITEM ON THE CLAIM OF JACK BRIGGS, OUR FILE NO. 09-C-075.

CLAIM OF JACK BRIGGS, OUR FILE NO. 09-C-075. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIA G. MARTINEZ, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX2.  Claim of Gregory Whited, Our File No. 09-C-076. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: *MOTION MADE, SECONDED, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO DELETE THE ITEM ON THE CLAIM OF GREGORY WHITED, OUR FILE NO. 09-C-076.

CLAIM OF GREGORY WHITED, OUR FILE NO. 09-C-076. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIA G. MARTINEZ, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX3.  Claim of Laurence Clark, Our File No. 09-C-049. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: *MOTION MADE, SECONDED, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO DELETE THE ITEM ON THE CLAIM OF LAURENCE CLARK, OUR FILE NO. 09-C-049.

CLAIM OF LAURENCE CLARK, OUR FILE NO. 09-C-049. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, CHARLIE MCNABB, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX4.  Discussion and action regarding strategies and options related to Asarco bankruptcy. (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY ORTEGA, AND CARRIED THAT CITY COUNCIL HEREBY AUTHORIZES OUTSIDE COUNSEL FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE, TO FILE DOCUMENTS AND TAKE POSITIONS AT ANY HEARINGS TO SUPPORT THE PROPOSED CONSENT DECREE/CUSTODIAL TRUST SETTLEMENT BETWEEN ASARCO, EPA, AND TCEQ REGARDING THE ASARCO EL PASO SMELTER PROPERTY IN THE BANKRUPTCY CASE STYLED ASARCO LLC, ET AL., CASE NO. 05-21207 IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT, AND ALSO GRANTS AUTHORITY TO OUTSIDE COUNSEL, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE, TO RESOLVE ANY OBJECTIONS TO THE PROPOSED SETTLEMENT.

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

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

   
Item: MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEETING  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA

ALL MATTERS LISTED UNDER THE CONSENT AGENDA, INCLUDING THOSE ON THE ADDITION TO THE AGENDA, WILL BE CONSIDERED BY MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD TO BE ROUTINE AND WILL BE ENACTED BY ONE MOTION UNLESS SEPARATE DISCUSSION IS REQUESTED BY BOARD 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. THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD 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 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD AS POSTED, UNLESS OTHERWISE REVISED BY THIS OR OTHER MOTION OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD, WITHOUT THE NECESSITY OF THE CITY CLERK READING THE WORDING OF EACH ITEM INTO THE RECORD.

"MTB1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: REGULAR MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING OF APRIL 14,2009 AND THE SPECIAL MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING OF APRIL 28,2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING OF APRIL 14,2009 AND THE SPECIAL MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING OF APRIL 28,2009. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127] (ACTION 09-43)

"MTB2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEMBERS (ACTION 09-44)

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"MTB3. PURCHASING REQUESTS: TO REJECT ALL BIDS FOR SOLICITATION 2009-151 (BENDIX PROPRIETARY AIR BRAKE DEVICES) AS RECOMMENDED BY FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION AND SUN METRO DEPARTMENTS DUE TO NEEDED SPECIFICATION CHANGES.

ACTION TAKEN: REJECTED

REQUEST TO REJECT ALL BIDS FOR SOLICITATION 2009-151 (BENDIX PROPRIETARY AIR BRAKE DEVICES) AS RECOMMENDED BY FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION AND SUN METRO DEPARTMENTS DUE TO NEEDED SPECIFICATION CHANGES. (ACTION 09-45) DISTRICTS: ALL

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

   
Votes:

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OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB4.  OTHER BUSINESS: Presentation on the On Street Message Board Technologies and Real Time Displays."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PRESENTATION ON THE ON STREET MESSAGE BOARD TECHNOLOGIES AND REAL TIME DISPLAYS. (ACTION 09-46)

   
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Item: MTB5.  OTHER BUSINESS: Update, discussion and action on procurement of the Federal Transit Administration funds for Job Access and Reverse Commute and New Freedom for the City of El Paso. "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

UPDATE, DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON PROCUREMENT OF THE FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION FUNDS FOR JOB ACCESS AND REVERSE COMMUTE AND NEW FREEDOM FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO. (REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN) (ACTION 09-47)

   
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Item: MTB6.  OTHER BUSINESS: Director's report"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DIRECTOR'S REPORT ON:

A. STATUS REPORT ON THE TRANSFER CENTERS;

B. OPERATIONS TO INCLUDE 2009 ON-TIME REPORT AND MISSED

SERVICE REPORT COMPARISON FOR FY2006-FY2009;

C. CUSTOMER SERVICE REPORTS FOR FIXED ROUTE AND PARATRANSIT;

D. MAINTENANCE REPORTS TO INCLUDE ROAD CALLS REPORTED FOR ALL UNITS, FOR 91'S, 93'S, 94'S AND 400'S AND FOR 600'S (FOR APRIL

2009); ROADCALL COMPARISON FOR CALENDAR YEARS 2007-2009;

AND MECHANICAL PMI TRACKING 2009 (SECOND WEEK).

E. KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS INCLUDING FAREBOX RECOVERY

FACTORS, SYSTEM INFO, BUS OPERATIONS AND PARATRANSIT.

   
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