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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL AND SPECIAL MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING
Date: 6/16/2009
 
   
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 JUNE 9, 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 9, 2009.

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

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

REPRESENTATIVE MELINA CASTRO

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF SUBLEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), CUTTER AVIATION EL PASO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (''LESSEE''), AND THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY (''DPS'') (''SUBLESSEE'') REGARDING A PORTION OF THE PREMISES LOCATED AT 1771 SHUTTLE COLUMBIA DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF SUBLEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), CUTTER AVIATION EL PASO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (''LESSEE''), AND THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY (''DPS'') (''SUBLESSEE'') REGARDING A PORTION OF THE PREMISES LOCATED AT 1771 SHUTTLE COLUMBIA DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A U.S. GOVERNMENT LEASE FOR REAL PROPERTY, LEASE NO. HSBP-1109-L-DA00156, BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, ON BEHALF OF THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (''OWNER/LESSOR''), AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (''GOVERNMENT'') FOR THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY: HANGAR, OFFICE SUPPORT. AND RAMP SPACE AT 6812 NORTHROP DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A U.S. GOVERNMENT LEASE FOR REAL PROPERTY, LEASE NO. HSBP-1109-L-DA00156, BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, ON BEHALF OF THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (''OWNER/LESSOR''), AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (''GOVERNMENT'') FOR THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY: HANGAR, OFFICE SUPPORT. AND RAMP SPACE AT 6812 NORTHROP DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS.

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

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF SUBLEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), TRAJEN FLIGHT SUPPORT, LP A/K/A ATLANTIC AVIATION (''LESSEE''), AND ELITE MEDICAL TRANSPORT OF TEXAS, LLC (''SUBLESSEE'') REGARDING A PORTION OF THE PREMISES LOCATED AT 1751 SHUTTLE COLUMBIA, EL PASO, TEXAS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF SUBLEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), TRAJEN FLIGHT SUPPORT, LP A/K/A ATLANTIC AVIATION (''LESSEE''), AND ELITE MEDICAL TRANSPORT OF TEXAS, LLC (''SUBLESSEE'') REGARDING A PORTION OF THE PREMISES LOCATED AT 1751 SHUTTLE COLUMBIA, EL PASO, TEXAS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, (915) 780-4724]

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR AN OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO 13600 MCCOMBS, EL PASO, TEXAS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR AN OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO 13600 MCCOMBS, EL PASO, TEXAS. SAID PROPERTY BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF SECTION 1, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 1, T&P RR SURVEY, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 4)

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

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR ELECTRIC SERVICE AND AN AGREEMENT GRANTING AN UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO THE CITY PARK AT 12600 PEBBLE HILLS BOULEVARD, EL PASO, TEXAS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR ELECTRIC SERVICE AND AN AGREEMENT GRANTING AN UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO THE CITY PARK AT 12600 PEBBLE HILLS BOULEVARD, EL PASO, TEXAS. SAID PROPERTY BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION LOT 83, BLOCK 12, TIERRA DEL ESTE UNIT 1, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 5)

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

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR ELECTRIC SERVICE AND AN AGREEMENT GRANTING A SWITCH, TRANSFORMER AND UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO 601 SOUTH SANTA FE STREET, EL PASO, TEXAS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR ELECTRIC SERVICE AND AN AGREEMENT GRANTING A SWITCH, TRANSFORMER AND UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO 601 SOUTH SANTA FE STREET, EL PASO, TEXAS. SAID PROPERTY BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS BLOCKS 99, 120, 121, VACATED PORTION OF CHIHUAHUA STREET AND VACATED ALLEY OF BLOCK 121 OF CAMPBELL ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3G. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN LOCAL AIR PROGRAM GRANT CONTRACT NO. 582-10-90258 (THE ''AGREEMENT'') BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENT QUALITY (''TCEQ)

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN LOCAL AIR PROGRAM GRANT CONTRACT NO. 582-10-90258 (THE ''AGREEMENT'') BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENT QUALITY (''TCEQ), IN THE AMOUNT OF $479,214 FOR THE PERIOD OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2009, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2010, TO CONDUCT COMPLIANCE INVESTIGATIONS ON BEHALF OF TCEQ AT PERMITTED AIR SOURCES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, GASOLINE STATIONS, PAINT SHOPS, AUTO BODY SHOPS, AND CABINET SHOPS. CITY MATCHING FUNDS ARE REQUIRED IN THE AMOUNT OF $158,140. THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE NECESSARY BUDGET TRANSFERS TO DESIGNATE THE REQUIRED MATCHING FUNDS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"3H. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE DISPLAY AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (THE CITY) AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (UTEP) MEMORIALIZING THE OWNERSHIP, DISPLAY, CARE, AND MAINTENANCE OF THE LOCOMOTIVE KNOWN AS ENGINE NO. 1 CURRENTLY ON DISPLAY IN THE UNION PLAZA TRANSIT TERMINAL (THE TERMINAL).

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE DISPLAY AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (THE CITY) AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (UTEP) MEMORIALIZING THE OWNERSHIP, DISPLAY, CARE, AND MAINTENANCE OF THE LOCOMOTIVE KNOWN AS ENGINE NO. 1 CURRENTLY ON DISPLAY IN THE UNION PLAZA TRANSIT TERMINAL (THE TERMINAL). (ALL DISTRICTS)

[MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, SEAN MCGLYNN, (915) 541-4896]

"4. NOTATION OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS: RECEIPT OF IN-KIND CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION BY WOODY HUNT IN THE AMOUNT OF $500 ON MAY 9, 2009, BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

FOR NOTATION PURSUANT TO SECTION 2.92.110 OF THE CITY CODE: RECEIPT OF IN-KIND CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION BY WOODY HUNT IN THE AMOUNT OF $500 ON MAY 9, 2009, BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

"5. 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

JUNE 16, 2009

A. GMAC MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,829.63 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-062A-0500)

B. FASLO SOLUTIONS, LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,649.78 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #H801-999-0090-0900)



C. FASLO SOLUTIONS, LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,534.51 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #H801-999-0090-0900).

D. FRANCISCO & BERTHA G. MAGA?A IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,609.84 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #L624-999-0100-0600).

E. CHASE HOME FINANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,936.08 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #L626-999-0110-3300).

F. STEWART TITLE OF EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,500.70 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #V897-999-0790-2600).

"6A. PURCHASING REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO SIERRA MACHINERY, A CONTRACTOR FOR THE TEXAS MULTIPLE AWARD SCHEDULE (TXMAS), FOR THE PURCHASE OF FOUR FRONT-END WHEEL LOADERS UNDER CONTRACT NUMBER TXMAS-7-23V010-1 (VEHICULAR MULTIPLE AWARD SCHEDULE)

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO SIERRA MACHINERY, A CONTRACTOR FOR THE TEXAS MULTIPLE AWARD SCHEDULE (TXMAS), FOR THE PURCHASE OF FOUR FRONT-END WHEEL LOADERS UNDER CONTRACT NUMBER TXMAS-7-23V010-1 (VEHICULAR MULTIPLE AWARD SCHEDULE) IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $492,888. THE PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE TXMAS PURCHASING PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 27, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

ACCOUNT NO.: 37150068 - 508006 - 27265 - PFLESVC01

14200500 - 508006 - 27264

14200500 - 508012 - 27264

FUNDING SOURCE: VEHICULAR EQUIPMENT

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $492,888

REFERENCE NO.: 2009-246

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"6B. PURCHASING REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO AMERICAN TIRE DISTRIBUTOR (FORMERLY AM PAC TIRE DISTRIBUTOR), THE TXMAS CONTRACTOR, UNDER TXMAS STATE CONTRACT TXMAS-7-261020-59 (TIRES FOR PASSENGER, TRUCKS, AND BUS, AND RETREAD SERVICES)

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO AMERICAN TIRE DISTRIBUTOR (FORMERLY AM PAC TIRE DISTRIBUTOR), THE TXMAS CONTRACTOR, UNDER TXMAS STATE CONTRACT TXMAS-7-261020-59 (TIRES FOR PASSENGER, TRUCKS, AND BUS, AND RETREAD SERVICES), FOR THE PURCHASE OF MISCELLANEOUS TIRES IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $45,000. THIS PURCHASE COUPLED WITH PREVIOUS TIRE EXPENDITURES ($95,000) THROUGH THIS CONTRACT WILL INCREASE THE TOTAL PURCHASES FROM THIS VENDOR TO $140,000. THE PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE TEXAS PROCUREMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES (TPASS), STATE CONTRACTS PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 27, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 503121 - 45202

FUNDING SOURCE: INVENTORY PARTS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $45,000 (PURCHASES TO-DATE - $140,000)

REFERENCE NO.: 2009-250

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"7. BID: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-124 FOR THE ROCKY BLUFF DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS TO AQUATECH SEPTIC AND UNDERGROUND, LLC

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-124 FOR THE ROCKY BLUFF DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS TO AQUATECH SEPTIC AND UNDERGROUND, LLC FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $78,250.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: AQUATECH SEPTIC & UNDERGROUND, LLC.

BASE BID I: $78,250

ACCOUNT NO.: 14200402-508027-29114-PBE04FC104

FUNDING SOURCE: 2004 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $78,250

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:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 8A.  - 8E. 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.

8A. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF EL PASO - SAINT THOMAS AQUINAS CHURCH PERMITTING THE ENCROACHMENT OF A SINGLE DIRECTIONAL SIGN ONTO A PORTION OF PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY AT LEE TREVINO DRIVE AND A SINGLE DIRECTIONAL SIGN ONTO A PORTION OF PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY AT PEBBLE HILLS BOULEVARD. SPL09-00008 (DISTRICT 5)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

8B. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EL PASO TO ENTER INTO A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH EL PASO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEVELOPING, CONSTRUCTING, AND UTILIZING YOUTH BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL FIELDS ON PROPERTY LOCATED ADJACENT TO BROWN STREET AND SCHUSTER AVENUE CONSISTING OF ALL OF BLOCKS 104, 105, AND 136, ALEXANDER ADDITION, AND A PORTION OF BLOCKS 103, 106, 107, 135, 137, 138, 139, 142, 143, AND 174, AND A PORTION OF ANGE STREET, OCTAVIA STREET, PRICE STREET, NOBLE STREET, DAGGETT STREET, WADE STREET, UNIVERSITY AVENUE, BLANCHARD AVENUE AND BLACKER AVENUE, RIGHTS-OF-WAY (VACATED), ALEXANDER ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 1)

[PARKS AND RECREATION, NANETTE SMEJKAL, (915) 541-4283]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 23, 2009, FOR ITEMS 8A - 8B

8C. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 1 THROUGH 4, BLOCK 1, PONCE ESTATES, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3/SC (RESIDENTIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO R-5/SC (RESIDENTIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF PENDALE ROAD AND NORTH OF ROSEWAY DRIVE. PROPERTY OWNER: JOSE PONCE VILLANUEVA. ZON09-00006 (DISTRICT 7)

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

8D. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON09-00007 TO ALLOW FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A GROUND-MOUNTED PERSONAL WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATION FACILITY AND EQUIPMENT SHELTER ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 441, VISTA DEL SOL UNIT EIGHTY FOUR, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.10.455 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 11965 PELLICANO. APPLICANT: VERIZON WIRELESS, LLC. ZON09-00007 (DISTRICT 6)

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

8E. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 8A, BOOTHVILLE SUBDIVISION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-3 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8634 NORTH LOOP DRIVE. PROPERTY OWNER: GUSTAVO A. RODRIGUEZ. ZON09-00016 (DISTRICT 7)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JULY 7, 2009, FOR ITEMS 8C - 8E

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 NOT PRESENT
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9A.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-129 Clint Landfill Final Closure to Rummel Construction, Inc. and C & C Road Construction, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-129 CLINT LANDFILL FINAL CLOSURE TO RUMMEL CONSTRUCTION, INC. AND C & C ROAD CONSTRUCTION, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $8,095,819.30

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: RUMMEL CONSTRUCTION, INC.

ITEMS: BASE BID A

ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $4,528,664.80

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: C & C ROAD CONSTRUCTION, INC.

ITEMS: BASE BID B & C

ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $3,567,154.50

ACCOUNT NO: 34010289 - 508027 - 40499 - PSWM0004

FUNDING SOURCE: PRIOR YEARS OPERATING REVENUES

DISTRICTS: ALL

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:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Castro NOT PRESENT
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.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-201 for the Knights Drive Landscape and Irrigation to J.A.R. Concrete, Inc. d/b/a JAR Construction, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-201 FOR THE KNIGHTS DRIVE LANDSCAPE AND IRRIGATION TO J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC. D/B/A JAR CONSTRUCTION, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $1,028,416.17.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC. D/B/A JAR CONSTRUCTION, INC.

BASE BID: $1,028,416.17

ACCOUNT NO.: 99331117-508027-27263-PCP08ST02

FUNDING SOURCE: 2008 REPROGRAMMING

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $1,028,416.17

DISTRICTS: 3 AND 7

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:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Castro NOT PRESENT
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.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-170 for the Hot Mix Asphaltic Concrete Course 2009 to Allied Paving Company"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-170 FOR THE HOT MIX ASPHALTIC CONCRETE COURSE 2009 TO ALLIED PAVING COMPANY FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $1,651,750.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: ALLIED PAVING COMPANY

BASE BID: $1,770,150

ALTERNATE I: ($ 118,400)

ACCOUNT NO.: 32010200-508027-01101

FUNDING SOURCE: STREETS GENERAL FUNDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $1,651,750

DISTRICTS: ALL

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 AND/OR THE STREETS DIRECTOR 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:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9D.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-200 for the Mission Valley Transit Terminal to Vistacon Inc. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-200 FOR THE MISSION VALLEY TRANSIT TERMINAL TO VISTACON INC. FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $2,271,075.

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT/SUN METRO

AWARD TO: VISTACON INC.

PROJECT: MISSION VALLEY TRANSIT TERMINAL

BASE BID: $2,271,075

TOTAL AWARD: $2,271,075

FUNDING SOURCE: 60600011/508027/11629/FTA GRANT TX-03-0175/ G600405 & 60600011/508027/11707/FTA GRANT TX-90-X606/PCP09MT004 & 14400100/508027/ 27265 / PCP09MT004

FTA GRANT TX-03-0175 $754,650 & FTA GRANT TX-90-X606 $1,065,465 & 2009 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION $450,960 (BALANCE $21.6 MILLION)

DISTRICT: 7

VISTACON INC. WAS SELECTED BY THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD AS THE HIGHEST RANKED PROPOSAL AND CITY STAFF HAS NEGOTIATED A CONTRACT THAT PROVIDES THE BEST VALUE TO THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF EL PASO.

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.

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 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 WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY THE CITY COUNCIL.

THIS IS A LUMP-SUM CONTRACT. THE ENGINEERING AND MASS TRANSIT/SUN METRO DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE OFFEROR WHO SUBMITTED THE HIGHEST RANKED PROPOSAL. [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 NOT PRESENT
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the request that the Purchasing Manager for Financial Services, Purchasing Division, be authorized to issue a purchase order to Southwest International Trucks, Inc., a contractor for the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Buy Board, for the purchase of four pothole-patcher vehicles under contract number 281-07 (Vehicles)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO SOUTHWEST INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS, INC., A CONTRACTOR FOR THE TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL BOARDS (TASB) BUY BOARD, FOR THE PURCHASE OF FOUR POTHOLE-PATCHER VEHICLES UNDER CONTRACT NUMBER 281-07 (VEHICLES) IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $528,771.32. THE PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE TASB BUY BOARD PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON AUGUST 21, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

ACCOUNT NO.: 37150068 - 508006 - 27265 - PFLESVC01

FUNDING SOURCE: VEHICULAR EQUIPMENT

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $528,771.32

REFERENCE NO.: 2009-249

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 NOT PRESENT
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.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the request that the Purchasing Manager for Financial Services, Purchasing Division, be authorized to issue a purchase order to Kinloch Equipment and Supply, Inc., a contractor for the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Buy Board, for the purchase of five Elgin Street Sweepers under contract number 271-07 (Vehicles) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO KINLOCH EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLY, INC., A CONTRACTOR FOR THE TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL BOARDS (TASB) BUY BOARD, FOR THE PURCHASE OF FIVE ELGIN STREET SWEEPERS UNDER CONTRACT NUMBER 271-07 (VEHICLES) IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $1,033,815. THE PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE TASB BUY BOARD PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON AUGUST 21, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

ACCOUNT NO.: 37150068 -508006 - 27265 - PFLESVC01

FUNDING SOURCE: VEHICULAR EQUIPMENT

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD $1,033,815

REFERENCE NO.: 2009-248

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 NOT PRESENT
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of the following real property described as: Dyer Street north of Ashley Drive and east of the Patriot Freeway Property. ZON09-00013 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF SECTIONS 20 AND 29 BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD SURVEYS CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3A (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION; PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF SECTION 21, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3A/C (RESIDENTIAL/CONDITIONS) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: DYER STREET NORTH OF ASHLEY DRIVE AND EAST OF THE PATRIOT FREEWAY PROPERTY. OWNER: KARMA-JKS PROPERTIES, INC. ZON09-00013 (DISTRICT 4)

[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 NOT PRESENT
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance releasing a condition placed on property by Ordinance No. 016732 which changed the zoning of a portion of Section 21, Block 80, Township 1, Texas and Pacific Railroad Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. Dyer Street north of Ashley Drive and east of the Patriot Freeway Property. ZON09-00017"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

AN ORDINANCE RELEASING A CONDITION PLACED ON PROPERTY BY ORDINANCE NO. 016732 WHICH CHANGED THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF SECTION 21, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: DYER STREET NORTH OF ASHLEY DRIVE AND EAST OF THE PATRIOT FREEWAY PROPERTY. OWNER: KARMA-JKS PROPERTIES, INC. ZON09-00017

(DISTRICT 4) [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 NOT PRESENT
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.  AIRPORT: An Ordinance amending Ordinance Numbers 010873, 012221, 012476, 012636, 014826, 015415, 015961, and 016456 which established operating procedures and set fees for Foreign-Trade Zone No. 68"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NUMBERS 010873, 012221, 012476, 012636, 014826, 015415, 015961, AND 016456 WHICH ESTABLISHED OPERATING PROCEDURES AND SET FEES FOR FOREIGN-TRADE ZONE NO. 68, TO ADD A DESIGNATION FOR DISTRIBUTION SITE OPERATOR; TO ADD USER FEES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE REMOVAL OF FTZ DESIGNATION; AND TO IMPLEMENT A SMALL MANUFACTURING BUSINESS ACCELERATOR PROJECT AT FOREIGN - TRADE ZONE NO. 68.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Castro NOT PRESENT
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.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.150 (Schedule XIV, Speed Limits), by adding Mesquite Hill Drive and Tierra Dorada Drive to Subsection F (Thirty-Five Miles per Hour). "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING MESQUITE HILL DRIVE AND TIERRA DORADA DRIVE TO SUBSECTION F (THIRTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR). THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICTS 4 & 5) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a Chapter 380 Economic Development Program Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and Centro Mayapan, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED THE RESOLUTION, WITH REVISION TO THE POSTING LANGUAGE TO ADD “THE FUNDS ARE TO BE ACCOUNTED FOR AS DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY FINANCIAL SERVICES AND THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO SUBMIT ALL DOCUMENTATION TO EFFECTUATE THE CONTRACT” AND TO ADD THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE DIRECTED TO INSTRUCT THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR TO BRING BACK TO COUNCIL A REPORT ON JANUARY 5, 2010, REGARDING THE STATUS OF THE LOAN REPAYMENT.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A CHAPTER 380 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND CENTRO MAYAPAN, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, (''APPLICANT'') IN RELATION TO THE APPLICANT'S OPERATION OF ITS BUSINESS, CENTRO MAYAPAN, AS A COMMERCIAL CENTER, LOCATED AT 2101 MYRTLE AVENUE IN EL PASO, TEXAS. [GENERAL FUND] (DISTRICT 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 15.  MUNICIPAL CLERK: Discussion and action on a Resolution canvassing the votes cast in the 2009 City of El Paso Run-off Election."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION CANVASSING THE VOTES CAST IN THE 2009 CITY OF EL PASO RUN-OFF ELECTION. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Castro NOT PRESENT
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 Laurence Clark, Our File No. 09-C-049. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ACOSTA, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT CLAIMANT’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE CLAIM OF LAURENCE CLARK, OUR FILE NO. 09-C-049/POLICE.

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 NOT PRESENT
5 Rep. Quintana DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke ABSTAIN
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX2.  Petition of El Paso Electric Company for authority to decrease fuel factor before the Public Utility Commission of Texas, Docket No. 37086. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND CARRIED TO GRANT THE AUTHORITY TO THE CITY ATTORNEY TO FILE A MOTION IN INTERVENTION ON BEHALF OF THE CITY FOR THE PETITION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR AUTHORITY TO DECREASE FUEL FACTOR BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS, DOCKET NO. 37086; TO REQUEST A HEARING; AND TO ENGAGE OUTSIDE COUNSEL/CONSULTANTS TO REPRESENT THE CITY ON THIS MATTER.

PETITION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR AUTHORITY TO DECREASE FUEL FACTOR BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS, DOCKET NO. 37086. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, BERTHA A. ONTIVEROS, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: SPECIAL 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: SPECIAL MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING OF JUNE 2, 2009. "

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE SPECIAL MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING OF JUNE 2, 2009. (SUN METRO, JAY BANASIAK, (915) 533-1220) (ACTION 09-68)

"MTB2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEMBERS (ACTION 09-69)"

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

BOARD MEMBER MELINA CASTRO

"MTB3A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: REMOVAL OF SUZANNE FABIAN AS A MEMBER OF THE CITIZENS ADVISORY BOARD FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT. "

ACTION TAKEN: REMOVED

REMOVAL OF SUZANNE FABIAN AS A MEMBER OF THE CITIZENS ADVISORY BOARD FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT. DISTRICTS: REP. RACHEL QUINTANA (ACTION 09-70)

"MTB3C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: APPOINTMENT OF SUZANNE FABIAN AS AN ALTERNATE MEMBER TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD. "

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

APPOINTMENT OF SUZANNE FABIAN AS AN ALTERNATE MEMBER TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD. DISTRICTS: ALL (ACTION 09-72)

"MTB4. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO MCCAIN INC., THE SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER FOR QUICNET 2006 SOFTWARE AND 233 INTERSECTION SOFTWARE, FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A TRAFFIC SIGNAL CONTROL PROGRAM PROVIDING SIGNAL PRIORITY THROUGHOUT THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR USE BY THE FIXED ROUTE BUS SYSTEM. "

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER(S) TO MCCAIN INC., THE SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER FOR QUICNET 2006 SOFTWARE AND 233 INTERSECTION SOFTWARE, FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A TRAFFIC SIGNAL CONTROL PROGRAM PROVIDING SIGNAL PRIORITY THROUGHOUT THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR USE BY THE FIXED ROUTE BUS SYSTEM. THIS SOFTWARE IS COMPATIBLE WITH THE CITY'S EXISTING QUICNET 4 SYSTEM. THIS ESTIMATED EXPENDITURE IS $150,000.00. (ACTION 09-73)

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT / SUN METRO

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600011 - 508006 - 11649 - G600447

FUNDING SOURCE: SUN METRO CAPITAL GRANTS/VEHICULAR EQUIPMENT

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $150,000.00

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2009-236

DISTRICTS: ALL



CONTACT PERSON: TERRENCE FREIBURG, PURCHASING MANAGER, (915) 541-4313

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB3B.  BOARD APPOINTMENT: Appointment of Troy Hicks as a Member to the Citizens Advisory Board for the Mass Transit Department. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

APPOINTMENT OF TROY HICKS AS A MEMBER TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY BOARD FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT. DISTRICTS: REP. RACHEL QUINTANA (ACTION 09-71)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB5.  OTHER BIDS, CONTRACTS, PROCUREMENTS: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-200 for the Mission Valley Transit Terminal and Visitor Center to Vistacon, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-200 FOR THE MISSION VALLEY TRANSIT TERMINAL AND VISITOR CENTER TO VISTACON, INC. A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $2,271,075.00. (ACTION 09-74)

DEPARTMENT: MASS TRANSIT / SUN METRO

AWARD TO: VISTACON, INC.

PROJECT: MISSION VALLEY TRANSIT TERMINAL

BASE BID: $2,271,075.00

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $2,271,075.00

FUNDING SOURCE: 60600011 / 508027 / 11629 / FTA GRANT TX-03-0175 / G600405 & 60600011 / 508027 / 11707 / FTA GRANT TX-90-X606 / PCP09MT004 & 14400100 / 508027 / 27265 / PCP09MT004; FTA GRANT TX-03-0175 $754,650 & FTA GRANT TX-90-X606 $1,065,465 & 2009 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION $450,960 (BALANCE $21.6 MILLION)

DISTRICT: 7



VISTACON INC. WAS SELECTED BY THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD AS THE HIGHEST RANKED PROPOSAL AND CITY STAFF HAS NEGOTIATED A CONTRACT THAT PROVIDES THE BEST VALUE TO THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF EL PASO.

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.

AS A PART OF THIS AWARD, UPON THE REVIEW OF THE CITY ATTORNEY, THE CITY ENGINEER MAY WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION FROM MASS TRANSIT BOARD APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER EXECUTION 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 $25,000.00 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER.

THIS IS A LUMP-SUM CONTRACT. THE ENGINEERING AND MASS TRANSIT/SUN METRO DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE OFFEROR WHO SUBMITTED THE HIGHEST RANKED PROPOSAL. [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 NOT PRESENT
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES


 
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