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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 6/23/2009
 
   
Item: 1A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on the election of Mayor Pro Tempore. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ELECTED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE ELECTION OF MAYOR PRO TEMPORE. [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. Robinson 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: 1B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on a Resolution adopting the Rules of Order for City Council meetings. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED THE CURRENT RULES OF ORDER, AS AMENDED ON MAY 20, 2008.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE RULES OF ORDER FOR CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 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.

"2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 16, 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 16, 2009. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"3. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"4A. RESOLUTION: APPROVING SUBMISSION OF THE GRANT APPLICATION FOR THE NEIGHBORHOOD STABILIZATION PROGRAM TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS (TDHCA)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RESOLUTION APPROVING SUBMISSION OF THE GRANT APPLICATION FOR THE NEIGHBORHOOD STABILIZATION PROGRAM TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS (TDHCA), IN CONFORMANCE WITH SECTION 12G OF THE TDHCA NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY (NOFA), AND REAFFIRMING AND RESTATING CITY MANAGER AUTHORIZATION RELATING TO THE CITY'S GRANT APPLICATION SUBMITTAL TO TDHCA AS APPROVED BY PRIOR RESOLUTION ON APRIL 21, 2009. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"4B. RESOLUTION: 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., SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2009, TO 2:00 A.M. SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2009. SPL09-00015

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., SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2009, TO 2:00 A.M. SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2009. SPL09-00015 (DISTRICT 8)

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

"4C. RESOLUTION: THAT REGENT BROADCASTING BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVICE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTIONS OF SANTA FE STREET BETWEEN FRANKLIN STREET AND SAN ANTONIO STREET, SPL09 00013

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT REGENT BROADCASTING BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVICE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTIONS OF SANTA FE STREET BETWEEN FRANKLIN STREET AND SAN ANTONIO STREET, MAIN STREET BETWEEN SANTA FE STREET AND EL PASO STREET, EL PASO STREET BETWEEN FRANKLIN STREET AND MAIN STREET, AND SHELDON COURT BETWEEN MILLS STREET AND SANTA FE STREET FROM 6:00 P.M., FRIDAY, JULY 3, 2009, TO 2:00 A.M., SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2009, AND FROM 6:00 P.M., SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2009, TO 2:00 A.M., SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2009. SPL09 00013 (DISTRICT 8)

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

"4D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MOORE NORDELL KROEGER ARCHITECTS FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''EL PASO COMMUNITY LAB''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MOORE NORDELL KROEGER ARCHITECTS FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''EL PASO COMMUNITY LAB'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $449,443.25 AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $499,443.25. FEDERAL CRIME LAB GRANTS: G210720-21150010-05931-502000 AND G210735-21150010-05427-502000. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"4E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A 180-DAY LICENSE AGREEMENT (LICENSE L1123) WITH THE EL PASO COUNTY WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1 FOR USE OF DISTRICT FACILITIES FOR CONVEYANCE OF DEWATERING ACTIVITIES NECESSARY FOR CONSTRUCTION OF PIPELINE, SEWER LINES, BUILDINGS, OR OTHER FACILITIES NOT OWNED BY THE DISTRICT INTO ONE OR MORE OF THE DISTRICT'S DRAINAGE CANALS OR OTHER FACILITIES.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A 180-DAY LICENSE AGREEMENT (LICENSE L1123) WITH THE EL PASO COUNTY WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1 FOR USE OF DISTRICT FACILITIES FOR CONVEYANCE OF DEWATERING ACTIVITIES NECESSARY FOR CONSTRUCTION OF PIPELINE, SEWER LINES, BUILDINGS, OR OTHER FACILITIES NOT OWNED BY THE DISTRICT INTO ONE OR MORE OF THE DISTRICT'S DRAINAGE CANALS OR OTHER FACILITIES. THE LICENSE IS FOR THE MONTOYA DRAIN NORTH OF REDD ROAD AND THE FEE FOR LICENSE L1123 IS $1,000. THE ESTIMATED COST FOR THE WATER DISCHARGE FEE IS $177,420. THE CITY MANAGER IS ALSO AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AMENDMENTS TO THE LICENSE AGREEMENT EXTENDING THE TIME OF THE LICENSE AND FOR PAYMENT UP TO AN ADDITIONAL $50,000 FOR THE COST FOR WATER DISCHARGE THAT EXCEEDS THE ORIGINAL ESTIMATE, FOR A TOTAL NOT TO EXCEED $227,420. STORM 2006 COS: PSTM06 PW26-0 14200500 27264 508027 (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"4F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A 180-DAY LICENSE AGREEMENT (LICENSE L1093) WITH THE EL PASO COUNTY WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1 FOR USE OF DISTRICT FACILITIES FOR CONVEYANCE OF DEWATERING ACTIVITIES NECESSARY FOR CONSTRUCTION OF PIPELINE, SEWER LINES, BUILDINGS, OR OTHER FACILITIES NOT OWNED BY THE DISTRICT INTO ONE OR MORE OF THE DISTRICT'S DRAINAGE CANALS OR OTHER FACILITIES.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A 180-DAY LICENSE AGREEMENT (LICENSE L1093) WITH THE EL PASO COUNTY WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1 FOR USE OF DISTRICT FACILITIES FOR CONVEYANCE OF DEWATERING ACTIVITIES NECESSARY FOR CONSTRUCTION OF PIPELINE, SEWER LINES, BUILDINGS, OR OTHER FACILITIES NOT OWNED BY THE DISTRICT INTO ONE OR MORE OF THE DISTRICT'S DRAINAGE CANALS OR OTHER FACILITIES. THE LICENSE IS FOR THE NEMEXAS DRAIN AT COUNTRY CLUB DRIVE AND THE FEE FOR LICENSE L1093 IS $1,000. THE ESTIMATED COST FOR THE WATER DISCHARGE FEE IS $164,473.20. THE CITY MANAGER IS ALSO AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AMENDMENTS TO THE LICENSE AGREEMENT EXTENDING THE TIME OF THE LICENSE AND FOR PAYMENT UP TO AN ADDITIONAL $50,000 FOR THE COST FOR WATER DISCHARGE THAT EXCEEDS THE ORIGINAL ESTIMATE, FOR A TOTAL NOT TO EXCEED $214,473.20. 2004 GOS: PBE04ST139 14200403 29155 508027 (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"4G. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RENEWAL SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT, AN ORDER FORM, AND ALL RELATED MATERIALS BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND WEST PUBLISHING CORPORATION FOR THE PROVISION OF LEGAL RESEARCH PRODUCTS, INCLUDING BOTH INTERNET AND PRINT RESOURCES.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RENEWAL SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT, AN ORDER FORM, AND ALL RELATED MATERIALS BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND WEST PUBLISHING CORPORATION FOR THE PROVISION OF LEGAL RESEARCH PRODUCTS, INCLUDING BOTH INTERNET AND PRINT RESOURCES. THE RENEWAL SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF THREE YEARS AND SHALL INCLUDE UPDATES AND CONTINUING SERVICES FOR ALL INTERNET AND PRINT MATERIALS. IN ADDITION, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE REVIEW AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY RELATED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS NECESSARY DURING THE CONTRACT. TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $165,000 (3-YEAR TOTAL); ACCOUNT NO.: 04102011 - 508039- 27504 - P540010LEG. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"5A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: DELIA CHAVEZ TO THE FAIR HOUSING TASK FORCE

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

DELIA CHAVEZ TO THE FAIR HOUSING TASK FORCE BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

"5B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: HECTOR F. ARELLANO TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

HECTOR F. ARELLANO TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

"5C. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: KAAREN KIMBALL TO THE RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL (RSVP)

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

KAAREN KIMBALL TO THE RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL (RSVP) BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5.

[REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"5D. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: SUSAN RYDE TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

SUSAN RYDE TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"5E. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: KATHERINE BRENNAND TO THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

KATHERINE BRENNAND TO THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, DISTRICT 3. [REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, (915) 541-4572]

"5F. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: LARRY MEDINA TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

LARRY MEDINA TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, DISTRICT 3. [REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, (915) 541-4572]

"6A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: EVA HINOJOSA TO THE COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

EVA HINOJOSA TO THE COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

"6B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MARINA MONSISVAIS TO THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

MARINA MONSISVAIS TO THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

"6C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: LAIRD S. CARMICHAEL TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

LAIRD S. CARMICHAEL TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

"6D. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JOSE M. LANDEROS TO THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JOSE M. LANDEROS TO THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

"6E. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MICHAEL EDWIN ARMSTEAD TO THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

MICHAEL EDWIN ARMSTEAD TO THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"6F. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MEL CLARKSTON TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

MEL CLARKSTON TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"6G. BOARD APPOINTMENT: CHARLES S. WAKEEM TO THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

CHARLES S. WAKEEM TO THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

"6H. BOARD APPOINTMENT: RICHARD BONART TO THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

RICHARD BONART TO THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1. [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

"6I. BOARD APPOINTMENT: KATHLEEN WALKER TO THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

KATHLEEN WALKER TO THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1. [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

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

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

FOR NOTATION PURSUANT TO SECTION 2.92.110 OF THE CITY CODE: RECEIPT OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA ON JUNE 5, 2009, IN THE AMOUNT OF $500 FROM TED HOUGHTON. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

"8. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO TRANSFER DISTRICT 1 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS (COUNCIL SPECIAL PROJECTS), TO BE USED FOR FUTURE CITY OPEN SPACE PROJECTS WITHIN DISTRICT 1.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO TRANSFER DISTRICT 1 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS (COUNCIL SPECIAL PROJECTS), DEPARTMENT ID 01153010, ACCOUNT 504420, FUND NO. 16501, PROJECT PD10422, IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,000 TO THE CITY'S CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND, DEPARTMENT ID 04102010, ACCOUNT NO. 508000, FUND NO. 27503, PROJECT #P09PA001, TO BE USED FOR FUTURE CITY OPEN SPACE PROJECTS WITHIN DISTRICT 1.

[REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

"9A. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2007-178 (WATEROUS PROPRIETARY PARTS) WITH SPARTAN MOTORS CHASSIS, INC.

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 2007-178 (WATEROUS PROPRIETARY PARTS) WITH SPARTAN MOTORS CHASSIS, INC. FOR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS TO AN AWARD APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL ON JULY 10, 2007. CONTRACT PERIOD IS JULY 9, 2010, TO JULY 9, 2011.

DEPARTMENT: FIRE

ACCOUNT NO.: 22010320 - 503118 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: FIRE GENERAL FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $30,000 (TOTAL FOR ONE-YEAR EXTENSION)

REFERENCE NO.: 2007-178

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"9B. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO ESI COMPANIES, INC., A CONTRACTOR UNDER GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (GSA) CONTRACT NO. GS-07F-08157 SIN 426-4S, FOR THE PURCHASE OF FIVE MOBILE SKYCOP LICENSE PLATE READERS (LPRS), TWO SKYCOP MOBILE TRAILERS, TWO AUTOVU PORTABLE LPRS, AND AN UPGRADE KIT, AND NECESSARY SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO ESI COMPANIES, INC., A CONTRACTOR UNDER GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (GSA) CONTRACT NO. GS-07F-08157 SIN 426-4S, FOR THE PURCHASE OF FIVE MOBILE SKYCOP LICENSE PLATE READERS (LPRS), TWO SKYCOP MOBILE TRAILERS, TWO AUTOVU PORTABLE LPRS, AND AN UPGRADE KIT, AND NECESSARY SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $299,754.

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

ACCOUNT NO.: 21150002 - 508010 - 05444 - G210832

FUNDING SOURCE: BSET GRANT BORDER SECURITY EQUIPMENT TECHNOLOGY

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $299,754

REFERENCE NO.: 2009-225

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"10A. BID: AWARD SOLICITATION NO. 2009-203 FOR THE FRANKLIN PARK IMPROVEMENTS TO ALLEN CONCRETE, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD SOLICITATION NO. 2009-203 FOR THE FRANKLIN PARK IMPROVEMENTS TO ALLEN CONCRETE, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $192,183.17.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: ALLEN CONCRETE, INC.

BASE BID I: $192,183.17

ACCOUNT NO.: 71150069 - 508027 - 07886 - G7134CD0016

FUNDING SOURCE: CDBG (2008-2009) 34TH YEAR

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $192,183.17

DISTRICT: 4

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. Robinson 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.  BID: The award of Solicitation No. 2009-120 (Gas Chromatograph (GC)-Mass Spectrometer (MS)) to Thermo Electron North America LLC, "   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-120 (GAS CHROMATOGRAPH (GC)-MASS SPECTROMETER (MS)) TO THERMO ELECTRON NORTH AMERICA LLC, FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $77,900.

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

AWARD TO: THERMO ELECTRON NORTH AMERICA LLC

WEST PALM BEACH, FL

ITEMS: FOCUS DSQ II - CG MS

OPTION: TO PURCHASE 100% OF THE ORIGINAL QUANTITY WITHIN 90 DAYS

ACCOUNT NO.: 21150002 - 508012 - 05951 - G210918

21150060 - 508007 - 16371 - P502231

FUNDING SOURCE: STATE GRANT (FORENSIC IMPROVEMENT PROJECT AND

CONFISCATED FUNDS

TOTAL AWARD: $77,900

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND POLICE RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. [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. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke NO
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11A.  & 11C - 11H.: 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.

11A. AN ORDINANCE VACATING A PORTION OF A 20' WIDE ALLEY, BLOCK 1, MILLS MAP, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. LOCATION: EAST OF EL PASO STREET AND NORTH OF MAIN STREET. PROPERTY OWNER: CITY OF EL PASO. SUB08-00084 (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MICHELLE PADILLA, (915) 541-4903]

11C. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EL PASO TO SELL LOTS 1 AND 2, BLOCK 54, GRANDVIEW ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO KYRIACOS LOULOUPIDES. (DISTRICT 2) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, LIZA RAMIREZ-TOBIAS, (915) 541-4074]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JULY 7, 2009, FOR ITEMS 11A & 11C

11D. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON09-00020 TO ALLOW BALLROOMS ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 1 AND 2, BLOCK 1, JOHN T. HELLARD SUBDIVISION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.08.030 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 10280 MONTANA AVENUE. PROPERTY OWNERS: JOHN HELLARD AND JESUS ALLEN. ZON09-00020 (DISTRICT 3)

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

11E. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.18 (SIGN REGULATIONS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND ARTICLES I, II, III, AND V TO ESTABLISH REVISED REGULATIONS FOR SIGNS, TO ADD DEFINITIONS; TO ADD PROVISIONS TO LIMIT THE CONVERSION OF BILLBOARDS TO ELECTRONIC DISPLAYS; TO EXTEND THE SIGN REGULATION TO THE CITY'S EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION; TO PROHIBIT NEW BILLBOARD SIGNS, TO REMOVE THE EXEMPTIONS FOR GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES, AND TO ESTABLISH APPEAL PROCEDURES. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4056]

11F. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.02 (GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS), ARTICLE II (DEFINITIONS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO REVISE ALL THE DEFINITIONS RELATED TO SIGNS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4056]

11G. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: PARCEL 1: ALL OF TRACT 11, BLOCK 49, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM R-F/H (RANCH AND FARM/HISTORIC) TO S-D/H (SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT/HISTORIC); AND, PARCEL 2: ALL OF TRACT 12-A-1, BLOCK 49, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO S-D (SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 9180 SOCORRO ROAD. APPLICANT: YSLETA DEL SUR PUEBLO. ZON09-00018 (DISTRICT 6)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, TONY DE LA CRUZ, (915) 541-4329]

11H. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE AND ANY OTHER NECESSARY DOCUMENTS BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE COUNTY OF EL PASO WHICH WILL ALLOW FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO TO CONVEY PROPERTY COMMONLY KNOWN AS 211 AND 325 SHELTER PLACE, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, INCLUDING THE IMPROVEMENTS THEREON, TO THE COUNTY OF EL PASO. (DISTRICT 8)

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4293]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JULY 14, 2009, FOR ITEMS 11D - 11H

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

   
Item: 11B.  INTRODUCTION: An Ordinance authorizing the City of El Paso to sell the east 11.91 feet of the west 48.60 of Lots 19 and 20, Block 106, Campbell Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, to Centro De Salud Familiar La Fe, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EL PASO TO SELL THE EAST 11.91 FEET OF THE WEST 48.60 OF LOTS 19 AND 20, BLOCK 106, CAMPBELL ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO CENTRO DE SALUD FAMILIAR LA FE, INC. (DISTRICT 8) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, LIZA RAMIREZ-TOBIAS, (915) 541-4074]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson 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: 12.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-242 for the Fiber Optic Network Phase II to Tri-State Electric, Ltd."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-242 FOR THE FIBER OPTIC NETWORK PHASE II TO TRI-STATE ELECTRIC, LTD., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $2,578,756.05.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

AWARD TO: TRI-STATE ELECTRIC, LTD.

BASE BID: $2,578,756.05

ACCOUNT NO.: 14200500-508027-27264-PSTM06 PW542

FUNDING SOURCE: STORM 2006 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION (COS)

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $2,578,756.05

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. Robinson 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: 13A.  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 Chastang's Bayou City Autocar, a Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) BuyBoard contractor under Contract No. 281-07, for eight Automated Side Loader chassis"
   
 

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 CHASTANG'S BAYOU CITY AUTOCAR, A TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL BOARDS (TASB) BUYBOARD CONTRACTOR UNDER CONTRACT NO. 281-07, FOR EIGHT AUTOMATED SIDE LOADER CHASSIS, IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $991,326 AND TO MCNEILUS TRUCK & MANUFACTURING, A TASB BUYBOARD CONTRACTOR UNDER CONTRACT NO. 280-07, FOR THE PURCHASE OF EIGHT 31-YARD SIDE LOAD CONTAINERS IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $809,502, FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $1,800,828. THE PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE TASB BUYBOARD WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON AUGUST 21, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: TASB CONTRACT NO. 281-07 - CHASTANG'S BAYOU CITY AUTOCAR ($991,326 - CHASSIS AND ASSEMBLY)

TASB CONTRACT NO. 280-07 - MCNEILUS TRUCK & MANUFACTURING ($809,502 - 31-YARD CONTAINERS)

ACCOUNT NO.: 34010289 - 508006 - 40403

FUNDING SOURCE: VEHICULAR EQUIPMENT

TOTAL EST. AWARD: $1,800,828 (8 AUTOMATED SIDE LOADERS)

REFERENCE NO.: 2009-247

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. Robinson 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: 13B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the Purchasing Manager is authorized to notify Casa Ford Lincoln Mercury that the City is terminating Contract No. 2007-115 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY CASA FORD LINCOLN MERCURY THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2007-115 (PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICE - FORD MOTOR COMPANY) PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION C 18A OF THE CONTRACT CLAUSES DUE TO CONVENIENCE AND THAT THE TERMINATION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AS OF JUNE 23, 2009. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[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. Robinson 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: 13C.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-131 (Ford Motor Company Proprietary Parts and Service) to Casa Ford, Inc.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-131 (FORD MOTOR COMPANY PROPRIETARY PARTS AND SERVICE) TO CASA FORD, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $1,230,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: CASA FORD, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL ITEMS: PART A AND B

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $ 410,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 – 503121 – 45202

37370510 – 503125 – 45202

FUNDING SOURCE: INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $1,230,000 (3-YEAR TOTAL)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT FOR FORD MOTOR COMPANY PROPRIETARY PARTS AND SERVICE.

THE COST UNDER THIS REQUIREMENTS CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM, SO LONG AS INCREASED FUNDS ARE APPROPRIATED IN THE BUDGET.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND GENERAL SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. [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. Robinson 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: 14A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Section 47, Block 79, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, south of Pebble Hills Boulevard and east of Tim Foster Street. ZON09-00014"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF SECTION 47, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) TO A-2 (APARTMENT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: SOUTH OF PEBBLE HILLS BOULEVARD AND EAST OF TIM FOSTER STREET. APPLICANT: RANCHOS REAL IV, LTD. ZON09-00014 (ADJACENT TO DISTRICTS 5 & 6)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4027]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly DID NOT VOTE
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson 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: 14B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 7D, First Supplemental Map of Parkland Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, 6001 Transmountain Road. ZON08-00113"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS.

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]

POSTPONED FROM 06-02-09 AND 06-09-09

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson 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: 14C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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, Dyer Street north of Ashley Drive and east of the Patriot Freeway. ZON09-00013"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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] POSTPONED FROM 06-16-09

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson 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: 14D.  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. ZON09-00017 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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] POSTPONED FROM 06-16-09

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson 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: 14E.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 15.  PARKS AND RECREATION: 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 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson 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: 16.  PARKS AND RECREATION: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute an Interlocal Agreement by and between the City of El Paso, Texas (the ''City'') and the El Paso Independent School District (''District'') "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED WITH THE NOTATION THAT THE PARK IS NOT FENCED.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS (THE ''CITY'') AND THE EL PASO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT (''DISTRICT'') WHEREBY THE DISTRICT MAY LEASE A 21.686 ACRE PORTION OF CITY PROPERTY AND CONSTRUCT AND MAINTAIN A BASEBALL FIELD, A SOFTBALL FIELD, AND RELATED FACILITIES FOR JOINT USE WITH THE CITY FOR AS LONG AS THE REFERENCED LEASE AGREEMENT FOR SAID 21.686 ACRES IS IN EFFECT. (DISTRICT 1)

[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. Robinson 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: 17A.  ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager 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: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER 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] POSTPONED FROM 06-16-09

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 17B.  ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign Pass-Thru grant contract no. 582-10-86410 (the ''Agreement'') by and between the City of El Paso (''City'') and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (''TCEQ'') "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN PASS-THRU GRANT CONTRACT NO. 582-10-86410 (THE ''AGREEMENT'') BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (''TCEQ'') IN THE AMOUNT OF $140,066 PER YEAR FOR THE PERIOD OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2009, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2011, TO ALLOW THE CITY TO ASSIST TCEQ IN THE OPERATION, MAINTENANCE, DATA REVIEW, DATA REPORTING, TRAINING ON, AND SPECIAL PURPOSE MONITORING OF AIR MONITORING EQUIPMENT AT SIX LOCATIONS WITHIN THE CITY. CITY MATCHING FUNDS ARE REQUIRED IN THE AMOUNT OF $46,222 PER YEAR. THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE NECESSARY BUDGET TRANSFERS TO DESIGNATE THE REQUIRED MATCHING FUNDS. (DISTRICTS 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, & 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 18.  OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET: Discussion and action to approve a budget transfer to increase the appropriation of the State Confiscated Award "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO APPROVE A BUDGET TRANSFER TO INCREASE THE APPROPRIATION OF THE STATE CONFISCATED AWARD BY $451,200 AND THE FEDERAL CONFISCATED AWARD BY $1,153,150 TO FUND THE POLICE DEPARTMENT'S FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2009 CONFISCATED FUND BUDGET.

INCREASE MISC NON OPERATING REVENUE $1,153,150

INCREASE CONTRACTUAL SERVICES $ 138,000

INCREASE MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES $ 35,950

INCREASE OPERATING EXPENSES $ 89,000

INCREASE CAPITAL $ 890,200

INCREASE MISC NON OPERATING REVENUE $ 451,200

INCREASE CONTRACTUAL SERVICES $ 358,900

INCREASE MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES $ 22,000

INCREASE CAPITAL $ 70,300

(ALL DISTRICTS)

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, ERIC SHELTON, (915) 564-7309]

[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. Robinson 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: 19.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Public Hearing on program performance and on the Proposed Annual Action Plan 2009 - 2010 of the Consolidated Plan for 2005 - 2010"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CLOSED THE PUBLIC HEARING.

(TO BE HEARD AT 11:00 A.M. OR LATER)

PUBLIC HEARING ON PROGRAM PERFORMANCE AND ON THE PROPOSED ANNUAL ACTION PLAN 2009 - 2010 OF THE CONSOLIDATED PLAN FOR 2005 - 2010, AND ADOPTION OF A FINAL ACTION PLAN FOR 2009 - 2010, INCLUDING THE 35TH YEAR (2009 - 2010) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM, AND THE 2009 - 2010 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM, HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM, AND HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR PERSONS WITH AIDS BUDGETS.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 20A.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Council, having conducted a public hearing in order to receive comments on program performance and on the Proposed Annual Action Plan 2009 - 2010 of the Consolidated Plan for 2005 - 2010"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 1ST MOTION - APPROVE THE RESOLUTION, EXCEPT FOR PROJECT #14.

(TO BE HEARD AT 11:00 A.M. OR LATER)

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL, HAVING CONDUCTED A PUBLIC HEARING IN ORDER TO RECEIVE COMMENTS ON PROGRAM PERFORMANCE AND ON THE PROPOSED ANNUAL ACTION PLAN 2009 - 2010 OF THE CONSOLIDATED PLAN FOR 2005 - 2010, HEREBY ADOPTS A FINAL ACTION PLAN FOR 2009-2010, INCLUDING THE 35TH YEAR (2009 - 2010) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM, AND THE 2009 - 2010 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM, HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM, AND HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR PERSONS WITH AIDS PROGRAM BUDGETS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4643]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 20A.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Council, having conducted a public hearing in order to receive comments on program performance and on the Proposed Annual Action Plan 2009 - 2010 of the Consolidated Plan for 2005 - 2010"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 2ND MOTION - APPROVED PROJECT #14.

(TO BE HEARD AT 11:00 A.M. OR LATER)

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL, HAVING CONDUCTED A PUBLIC HEARING IN ORDER TO RECEIVE COMMENTS ON PROGRAM PERFORMANCE AND ON THE PROPOSED ANNUAL ACTION PLAN 2009 - 2010 OF THE CONSOLIDATED PLAN FOR 2005 - 2010, HEREBY ADOPTS A FINAL ACTION PLAN FOR 2009-2010, INCLUDING THE 35TH YEAR (2009 - 2010) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM, AND THE 2009 - 2010 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM, HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM, AND HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR PERSONS WITH AIDS PROGRAM BUDGETS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4643]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 20B.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign and submit to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) the Annual Action Plan 2009 - 2010"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 1ST MOTION - APPROVED AS REVISED, EXCEPT FOR PROJECT #14.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND SUBMIT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD) THE ANNUAL ACTION PLAN 2009 - 2010; FORM SF-424, AND ALL CERTIFICATIONS CONTAINED THEREIN; AND TO SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE IMPLEMENTATION AND PERFORMANCE OF THE ACTIVITIES CONTAINED IN THE 2009 - 2010 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN AND CORRESPONDING PROGRAMS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 20B.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign and submit to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) the Annual Action Plan 2009 - 2010"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 2ND MOTION - APPROVED PROJECT #14.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND SUBMIT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD) THE ANNUAL ACTION PLAN 2009 - 2010; FORM SF-424, AND ALL CERTIFICATIONS CONTAINED THEREIN; AND TO SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE IMPLEMENTATION AND PERFORMANCE OF THE ACTIVITIES CONTAINED IN THE 2009 - 2010 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN AND CORRESPONDING PROGRAMS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: ADDN01.  BOARD APPOINTMENT: Luis M. Ruiz to the Open Space Advisory Board
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

LUIS M. RUIZ TO THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., DISTRICT 6. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson 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: ADDN2A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to abandon the project known as ''New Commuter Port Of Entry between the Bridge of the Americas and Zaragoza Ports Of Entry.'' "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO ABANDON THE PROJECT KNOWN AS ''NEW COMMUTER PORT OF ENTRY BETWEEN THE BRIDGE OF THE AMERICAS AND ZARAGOZA PORTS OF ENTRY.'' [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

   
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Item: ADDN2B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to change the scope of the agreement signed between the City of El Paso and Structural Engineering Associates Inc. to look into the expansion and improvement of the Zaragoza Port of Entry."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO CHANGE THE SCOPE OF THE AGREEMENT SIGNED BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES INC. TO LOOK INTO THE EXPANSION AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE ZARAGOZA PORT OF ENTRY. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

   
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Item: ADDN2C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to work with the City Representatives on the Metropolitan Planning Organization so that the City can speak in one voice regarding the abandonment and change of scope of the project known as the ''New Commuter Port of Entry between the Bridge of the Americas and Zaragoza Ports of Entry.'' "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO WORK WITH THE CITY REPRESENTATIVES ON THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION SO THAT THE CITY CAN SPEAK IN ONE VOICE REGARDING THE ABANDONMENT AND CHANGE OF SCOPE OF THE PROJECT KNOWN AS THE ''NEW COMMUTER PORT OF ENTRY BETWEEN THE BRIDGE OF THE AMERICAS AND ZARAGOZA PORTS OF ENTRY.'' [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

   
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Item: ADDN2D.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action concerning reaffirmation of the City of El Paso's commitment to protecting existing neighborhoods and existing arterials as the feasibility study for the potential new commuter port of entry continues. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: REAFFIRM THE CITY OF EL PASO’S COMMITMENT TO PROTECTING EXISTING NEIGHBORHOODS AND EXISTING ARTERIALS AS THE FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR THE POTENTIAL NEW COMMUTER PORT OF ENTRY CONTINUES AND DIRECTING CITY OF EL PASO STAFF TO WORK WITH RELEVANT ENTITIES IN ORDER TO AMEND AND EXPAND THE SCOPE OF THE STUDY TO INCLUDE THE FEASIBILITY OF EXPANSION AROUND THE EXISTING ZARAGOZA PORT OF ENTRY AND AROUND THE BRIDGE OF THE AMERICAS PORT OF ENTRY, WITH THE ADDITION OF THE WORD “AROUND” THE PORT OF ENTRY SITES AND TO COORDINATE BOTH STUDIES ON THE ZARAGOZA PORT OF ENTRY AND THE BRIDGE OF THE AMERICAS, CHANGING THE SCOPE OF THE AGREEMENT WITH STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES, INCORPORATED, AND TO SHARE ALL THE INFORMATION WITH THE PUBLIC.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION CONCERNING REAFFIRMATION OF THE CITY OF EL PASO'S COMMITMENT TO PROTECTING EXISTING NEIGHBORHOODS AND EXISTING ARTERIALS AS THE FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR THE POTENTIAL NEW COMMUTER PORT OF ENTRY CONTINUES. ADDITIONALLY, DISCUSSION AND ACTION DIRECTING CITY OF EL PASO STAFF TO WORK WITH RELEVANT ENTITIES IN ORDER TO AMEND AND EXPAND THE SCOPE OF THE STUDY TO INCLUDE THE FEASIBILITY OF EXPANSION OF THE EXISTING ZARAGOZA PORT OF ENTRY AND THE BRIDGE OF THE AMERICAS PORT OF ENTRY.

[REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, (915) 541-4572] [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

   
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 NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE


 
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