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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL AND MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING
Date: 7/14/2009
 
   
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 JULY 7, 2009, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 9, 2009 (BUDGET HEARINGS FOR PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS, POLICE, FIRE, UNION CONCESSIONS, MUNICIPAL CLERK, AND DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH).

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 7, 2009, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 9, 2009 (BUDGET HEARINGS FOR PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS, POLICE, FIRE, UNION CONCESSIONS, MUNICIPAL CLERK, AND DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH). [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE INDUSTRIAL SITE LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND DICK POE MOTORS INC. (''LESSEE'') TO ADD A SECOND OPTION TO EXTEND THE LEASE AN ADDITIONAL FIVE YEARS, TO EXPIRE ON JULY 31, 2014.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE INDUSTRIAL SITE LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND DICK POE MOTORS INC. (''LESSEE'') TO ADD A SECOND OPTION TO EXTEND THE LEASE AN ADDITIONAL FIVE YEARS, TO EXPIRE ON JULY 31, 2014. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY ENGINEER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO DESIGNATE THIRTEEN OFFSET ANGLE PARKING SPACES ON THE EAST SIDE OF LATTA STREET BETWEEN FINDLEY DRIVE AND PAISANO EAST DRIVE. SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY SHALL BE USED FOR PUBLIC PARKING AND CANNOT BE USED TO SATISFY THE OFF-STREET PARKING REQUIRED BY CITY ORDINANCE FOR THE ADJACENT PROPERTY.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY ENGINEER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO DESIGNATE THIRTEEN OFFSET ANGLE PARKING SPACES ON THE EAST SIDE OF LATTA STREET BETWEEN FINDLEY DRIVE AND PAISANO EAST DRIVE. SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY SHALL BE USED FOR PUBLIC PARKING AND CANNOT BE USED TO SATISFY THE OFF-STREET PARKING REQUIRED BY CITY ORDINANCE FOR THE ADJACENT PROPERTY. (DISTRICT 3)

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

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY ENGINEER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO DESIGNATE NINE OFFSET ANGLE PARKING SPACES ON THE WEST SIDE OF LUNA STREET ADJACENT TO 3300 MONTANA AVENUE. SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY SHALL BE USED FOR PUBLIC PARKING AND CANNOT BE USED TO SATISFY THE OFF-STREET PARKING REQUIRED BY CITY ORDINANCE FOR THE ADJACENT PROPERTY.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY ENGINEER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO DESIGNATE NINE OFFSET ANGLE PARKING SPACES ON THE WEST SIDE OF LUNA STREET ADJACENT TO 3300 MONTANA AVENUE. SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY SHALL BE USED FOR PUBLIC PARKING AND CANNOT BE USED TO SATISFY THE OFF-STREET PARKING REQUIRED BY CITY ORDINANCE FOR THE ADJACENT PROPERTY. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY ENGINEER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO DESIGNATE FIVE OFFSET ANGLE PARKING SPACES ON THE WEST SIDE OF NOBLE STREET ADJACENT TO 1147 MONTANA AVENUE. SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY SHALL BE USED FOR PUBLIC PARKING AND CANNOT BE USED TO SATISFY THE OFF-STREET PARKING REQUIRED BY CITY ORDINANCE FOR THE ADJACENT PROPERTY.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY ENGINEER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO DESIGNATE FIVE OFFSET ANGLE PARKING SPACES ON THE WEST SIDE OF NOBLE STREET ADJACENT TO 1147 MONTANA AVENUE. SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY SHALL BE USED FOR PUBLIC PARKING AND CANNOT BE USED TO SATISFY THE OFF-STREET PARKING REQUIRED BY CITY ORDINANCE FOR THE ADJACENT PROPERTY. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RITA AGUIRRE FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY WITHIN THE MOWAD SUBDIVISION FOR $22,000: A 0.138 ACRE PARCEL, MORE OR LESS, BEING PORTION OF TRACT 16, EL CANUTILLO ACREAGE TRACTS, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RITA AGUIRRE FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY WITHIN THE MOWAD SUBDIVISION FOR $22,000: A 0.138 ACRE PARCEL, MORE OR LESS, BEING PORTION OF TRACT 16, EL CANUTILLO ACREAGE TRACTS, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP THEREOF RECORDED IN BOOK 9, PAGE 44, PLAT RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. THIS EXPENDITURE IS FUNDED THROUGH STORM 2006 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATIONS. PROJECT #: PSTM06PW552; FUND: 27264; DEPARTMENT: 14200500; ACCOUNT: 508000 (DISTRICT 1)

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

"3G. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SERVICE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND SON ARC, INC. (''ARTIST'') TO PREPARE THE DESIGN, BUDGET, AND CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTATION FOR THE PUBLIC ART TO BE KNOWN AS THE CLEVELAND SQUARE PARK PUBLIC ART PROJECT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SERVICE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND SON ARC, INC. (''ARTIST'') TO PREPARE THE DESIGN, BUDGET, AND CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTATION FOR THE PUBLIC ART TO BE KNOWN AS THE CLEVELAND SQUARE PARK PUBLIC ART PROJECT AND TO SIGN CONTRACTS FOR THE FABRICATION AND INSTALLATION TO CARRY OUT THE DESIGN PROVIDED PURSUANT TO THE ATTACHED CONTRACT FOR A TOTAL PROJECT COST, AS APPROVED IN THE PUBLIC ART PLAN ON JANUARY 20, 2009. (DISTRICT 8) [MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, SEAN MCGLYNN, (915) 541-4896]

"4A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: DONALD LEON WILLIAMS TO THE COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

DONALD LEON WILLIAMS TO THE COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, DISTRICT 3. [REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, (915) 541-4572]

"4B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: RAFAEL HERNANDO, III TO THE FAIR HOUSING TASK FORCE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

RAFAEL HERNANDO, III TO THE FAIR HOUSING TASK FORCE BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"4C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: LILIA RUIZ TO THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

LILIA RUIZ TO THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, DISTRICT 3. [REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, (915) 541-4572]

"4D. BOARD APPOINTMENT: FRANCESCA ALONSO TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

FRANCESCA ALONSO TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE CARL L. ROBINSON, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE CARL ROBINSON, (915) 541-4400

"5A. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO TOTER INCORPORATED, THE SOLE SOURCE MANUFACTURER AND DISTRIBUTOR OF TOTER REPLACEMENT PARTS INCLUDING REPLACEMENT LIDS (9,240) FOR THE TOTER REFUSE/RECYCLING CARTS.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS TO TOTER INCORPORATED, THE SOLE SOURCE MANUFACTURER AND DISTRIBUTOR OF TOTER REPLACEMENT PARTS INCLUDING REPLACEMENT LIDS (9,240) FOR THE TOTER REFUSE/RECYCLING CARTS. TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT IS $138,600.

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

ACCOUNT NO.: 34010297 - 503122 - 40403

FUNDING SOURCE: CONTAINER COLLECTIONS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $138,600

REFERENCE NO.: 2009-279

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"5B. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO PURCHASE A PLAYGROUND SHELTER FROM THE PLAYWELL GROUP INC., A TASB BUYBOARD CONTRACTOR UNDER CONTRACT #269-07, FOR HIDDEN VALLEY PARK

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO PURCHASE A PLAYGROUND SHELTER FROM THE PLAYWELL GROUP INC., A TASB BUYBOARD CONTRACTOR UNDER CONTRACT #269-07, FOR HIDDEN VALLEY PARK AS RECOMMENDED BY PURCHASING, ENGINEERING, AND THE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENTS. PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE TASB BUYBOARD WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON AUGUST 21, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING AND PARKS AND RECREATION

ACCOUNT NO.: 71150069 - 508027 - 07885 - G7134CD0015

FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG)

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $75,400

REFERENCE NO.: 2009-280

DISTRICTS: 3

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

"5C. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2008-204 (MOSQUITO CONTROL CHEMICALS) WITH B & G CHEMICALS & EQUIPMENT CO. INC. FOR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2008-204 (MOSQUITO CONTROL CHEMICALS) WITH B & G CHEMICALS & EQUIPMENT CO. INC. FOR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS TO AN AWARD APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL ON AUGUST 26, 2008. CONTRACT PERIOD IS AUGUST 26, 2009, TO AUGUST 25, 2010.

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

ACCOUNT NO.: 34010286 - 503126 - 40403

FUNDING SOURCE: CHEMICAL SUPPLIES

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $112,000 (TOTAL FOR ONE YEAR EXTENSION)

REFERENCE NO. 2008-204

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"6. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-208 (WATER WAGON) TO WAGNER EQUIPMENT CO.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-208 (WATER WAGON) TO WAGNER EQUIPMENT CO. FOR A TOTAL AWARD OF $359,500.

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: WAGNER EQUIPMENT CO.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 2A-1, 0-1, 0-2, 5-1

ACCOUNT NO.: 34010289 - 508029 - 40403

FUNDING SOURCE: HEAVY/OFF ROAD EQUIPMENT

TOTAL AWARD: $359,500

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE SOLE 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: 3B.  RESOLUTION: That the City Manager be authorized to sign a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the City of El Paso and the Texas State Historic Preservation Officer regarding the Magoffin Park Villas project to be located at 900 Myrtle Avenue  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT (MOA) BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE TEXAS STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICER REGARDING THE MAGOFFIN PARK VILLAS PROJECT TO BE LOCATED AT 900 MYRTLE AVENUE. THE MOA PROVIDES FOR THE CITY TO DEVELOP A NATIONAL REGISTER NOMINATION FOR AN AREA, TO BE DETERMINED, THAT INCLUDES THE MAGOFFIN PARK VILLAS PROJECT. (DISTRICT 8) [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 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: 7A.  - 7E. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

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

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

7A. AN ORDINANCE VACATING A PORTION OF MAIN STREET, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. LOCATION: WEST OF OREGON STREET AT MAIN STREET. PROPERTY OWNER: CITY OF EL PASO. SUB08-00083 (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MICHELLE PADILLA, (915) 541-4903]

7B. 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 WESTWIND FROM STARDUST DRIVE TO THUNDERBIRD DRIVE TO SUBSECTION E (THIRTY MILES PER HOUR), AND AMENDING SUBSECTION F (THIRTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR), NUMBER 36 WESTWIND DRIVE, FROM STARDUST DRIVE TO REDD ROAD; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 1)

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

7C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.200 SCHEDULE XII (RESTRICTIONS ON PARKING IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS), ZONE R (NO PARKING 7:00 A.M. TO 2:00 P.M., SCHOOL DAYS ONLY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO REQUIRE NO PARKING FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M., SCHOOL DAYS ONLY; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8)

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

7D. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.030 (SCHEDULE III - PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON CERTAIN STREETS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROHIBIT PARKING ON LATTA STREET BETWEEN FINDLEY AVENUE AND PAISANO EAST DRIVE, WEST SIDE; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 3) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

7E. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.200 (SCHEDULE XII - RESTRICTIONS ON PARKING IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS), ZONE Q (NO PARKING 7:00 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M., SCHOOL DAYS ONLY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING BILL COLLINS DRIVE, BOTH SIDES; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 7)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JULY 21, 2009, FOR ITEMS 7A - 7E

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 YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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, 10280 Montana Avenue. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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: 8B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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, 9180 Socorro Road. ZON09-00018 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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: 8C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance vacating a portion of Depot Street, Block 45, Ysleta Grant, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. west of Zaragoza Road and north of Alameda Avenue. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE VACATING A PORTION OF DEPOT STREET, BLOCK 45, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. LOCATION: WEST OF ZARAGOZA ROAD AND NORTH OF ALAMEDA AVENUE. PROPERTY OWNER: CITY OF EL PASO. (DISTRICT 7)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

   
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: 9.  POLICE DEPARTMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic) to amend Chapter 12.08 (Administration and Enforcement), Section 12.08.220 (Impounding Vehicles)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC) TO AMEND CHAPTER 12.08 (ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT), SECTION 12.08.220 (IMPOUNDING VEHICLES), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING SUBSECTION 12.08.220 A.21, AUTHORIZING A POLICE OFFICER TO IMPOUND A MOTOR VEHICLE STOPPED FOR A TRAFFIC LAW VIOLATION IF THE VEHICLE'S OWNER OR OPERATOR FAILS TO SHOW EVIDENCE OF FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, GREGORY ALLEN, (915) 564-7302]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10.  TAX OFFICE: An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute a deed without warranty conveying all right, title and interest in Lot 4, Block 1; Lot 1, Block 2, and Lot 3, Block 2, Las Quintas, El Paso County, Texas, to MJ Real Properties, Inc. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A DEED WITHOUT WARRANTY CONVEYING ALL RIGHT, TITLE AND INTEREST IN LOT 4, BLOCK 1; LOT 1, BLOCK 2, AND LOT 3, BLOCK 2, LAS QUINTAS, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO MJ REAL PROPERTIES, INC. IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 253.008, SUBSECTIONS (A) AND (B) OF THE TEXAS LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE.

(EAST ETJ) [DELGADO, ACOSTA, SPENCER, LINEBARGER, AND PEREZ, LLP, CARMEN PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

   
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: 11.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: 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"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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: 12.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the Mayor be authorized to sign a Mutual Termination and Release Agreement by and between the City of El Paso, Texas, and the County of El Paso, Texas, terminating the December 18, 2001, Interlocal Agreement "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A MUTUAL TERMINATION AND RELEASE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, AND THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, TERMINATING THE DECEMBER 18, 2001, INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT AS AMENDED FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN ANIMAL CONTROL FACILITY FOR THE EL PASO CITY COUNTY AND ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRICT AND PERMITTING THE CITY OF EL PASO TO ACQUIRE ALL INTERESTS OF THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, IN THE ANIMAL CONTROL FACILITY AT 5001 FRED WILSON ROAD. (DISTRICT 4) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4293]

   
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: 13.  EL PASO WATER UTILITIES: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the President/Chief Executive Officer of the El Paso Water Utilities to submit to the Texas Water Development Board an application for financial assistance through the Clean Water State Revolving Fund"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE EL PASO WATER UTILITIES TO SUBMIT TO THE TEXAS WATER DEVELOPMENT BOARD AN APPLICATION FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE THROUGH THE CLEAN WATER STATE REVOLVING FUND (CWSRF) UNDER THE AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT OF 2009 (ARRA) TO PROVIDE FOR THE PURCHASE OF $12,036,992 OF CITY OF EL PASO TEXAS MUNICIPAL DRAINAGE UTILITY SYSTEM REVENUE BONDS TO FUND CERTAIN STORMWATER PROJECTS LISTED AS ELIGIBLE IN THE CWSRF INTENDED USE PLAN. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD, ED ARCHULETA, (915) 594-5501]

   
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: 14A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

(TO BE HEARD AT 1:00 P.M. OR LATER)

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

(TO BE HEARD AT 1:00 P.M. OR LATER)

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 15 (Public Services), Chapter 15.08 (Street Rentals), Section 15.08.120 (Special Privilege Licenses), Subsection C (Exceptions), of the El Paso City Code to add an exception for certain signs on the City's parkway."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

(TO BE HEARD AT 1:00 P.M. OR LATER)

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 15 (PUBLIC SERVICES), CHAPTER 15.08 (STREET RENTALS), SECTION 15.08.120 (SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSES), SUBSECTION C (EXCEPTIONS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD AN EXCEPTION FOR CERTAIN SIGNS ON THE CITY'S PARKWAY. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 1.08, GENERAL PENALTY, OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
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 YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX1.  Discussion and action regarding strategies and options related to Asarco bankruptcy. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBINSON, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT, WITH RESPECT TO THE BANKRUPTCY CASE STYLED ASARCO LLC, ET AL., CASE NO. 05-21207 IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT, CITY COUNCIL HEREBY AUTHORIZES OUTSIDE COUNSEL FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE CITY ATTORNEYS OFFICE, TO VOTE ON BEHALF OF THE CITY TO ACCEPT THE SIXTH AMENDED PLAN OF REORGANIZATION AS MODIFIED FILED BY ASARCO LLC, TO VOTE TO ACCEPT THE MODIFIED FIFTH AMENDED PLAN OF REORGANIZATION FILED BY ASARCO INC./AMERICAS MINING CORPORATION (“PARENT PLAN”) SUBJECT TO A CONDITIONAL OBJECTION, NOT VOTE ON THE SECOND AMENDED PLAN OF REORGANIZATION FILED BY HARBINGER CAPITAL PARTNERS, TO FILE A CONDITIONAL OBJECTION TO THE PARENT PLAN, AND TO TAKE POSITIONS, RESOLVE ANY OBJECTIONS, AND PARTICIPATE IN ANY HEARINGS ON APPROVAL AND CONFIRMATION OF SUCH PLANS OF REORGANIZATION (AS THEY MAY BE MODIFIED OR AMENDED) AS DIRECTED BY AND IN CONSULTATION WITH THE CITY ATTORNEYS OFFICE.

   
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: EX2.  Claim of Jorge Molinar, Our File No. 08-C-218. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO DELETE THE ITEM ON THE CLAIM OF JORGE MOLINAR, OUR FILE NO. 08-C-218. (551.071)

CLAIM OF JORGE MOLINAR, OUR FILE NO. 08-C-218. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN, (915) 541-4550]

   
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: ADDN01.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action that the City of El Paso fully supports the efforts of Governor Rick Perry of Texas, Governor Bill Richardson of New Mexico, and Governor Bill Ritter of Colorado to secure a $5 million dollar grant from the Federal Railroad Administration under the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008 to study the viability of the El Paso Denver High-Spee  (Addition)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO FULLY SUPPORTS THE EFFORTS OF GOVERNOR RICK PERRY OF TEXAS, GOVERNOR BILL RICHARDSON OF NEW MEXICO, AND GOVERNOR BILL RITTER OF COLORADO TO SECURE A $5 MILLION DOLLAR GRANT FROM THE FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION UNDER THE PASSENGER RAIL INVESTMENT AND IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 2008 TO STUDY THE VIABILITY OF THE EL PASO DENVER HIGH-SPEED RAIL CORRIDOR AND HEREBY AMENDS THE CITY OF EL PASO FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE AGENDA TO ADD THIS AS A PRIORITY PROJECT.

[MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (915) 541-4656]

   
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: ADDNEX1.  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 ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO GRANT THE AUTHORITY TO THE CITY ATTORNEY TO SETTLE, NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO TO RESOLVE THE PETITION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR AUTHORITY TO DECREASE FUEL FACTOR BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS, DOCKET NO. 37086.

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. 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: 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: MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING OF JUNE 16, 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING OF JUNE 16, 2009. (SUN METRO, JAY BANASIAK, (915) 533-1220) (ACTION 09-75)

"MTB3. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-215 (BENDIX PROPRIETARY AIR BRAKE DEVICES - REBID) TO PROVOST CAR (US) INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-215 (BENDIX PROPRIETARY AIR BRAKE DEVICES - REBID) TO PROVOST CAR (US) INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $450,000.00. (ACTION 09-77)

DEPARTMENT: SUN METRO

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: PREVOST CAR (US) INC.

ELGIN, IL

ITEMS: GROUP I & II

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $150,000.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600015 - 503118 - 40348

FUNDING SOURCE: SUN METRO INVENTORY

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $450,000.00

DISTRICT(S): ALL

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF 36 MONTHS.

THE COST UNDER THIS REQUIREMENTS CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAT 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 MASS TRANSIT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED, TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

CONTACT PERSON: TERRENCE FREIBURG, PURCHASING MANAGER, 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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: MTB2.  RESOLUTION: That the Chairman of the Mass Transit Board be authorized to sign an Interlocal Agreement with the County of El Paso, Texas, for the regional planning and coordination of the State's public transportation resources
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CHAIRMAN OF THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, FOR THE REGIONAL PLANNING AND COORDINATION OF THE STATE'S PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION RESOURCES, AT A COST OF $10,000.00 TO THE CITY, TO BE PAID FROM 2006 NEW FREEDOM GRANT FUNDS. (SUN METRO, JAY BANASIAK, (915) 533-1220) (ACTION 09-76)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB4.  REGULAR AGENDA - OTHER BUSINESS: Discussion and action on naming of New Transfer Centers."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED FOUR (4) WEEKS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON NAMING OF NEW TRANSFER CENTERS. (SUN METRO -JAY BANASIAK, 533-1220) (ACTION 09-78)

   
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 YES

   
Item: MTB5.  REGULAR AGENDA - OTHER BUSINESS: Presentation on status of Rapid Transit Service (RTS) Alternatives Analyses."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PRESENTATION ON STATUS OF RAPID TRANSIT SERVICE (RTS) ALTERNATIVES ANALYSES. (SUN METRO - JAY BANASIAK, 533-1220) (ACTION 09-79)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: MTB6A.  REGULAR AGENDA - OTHER BUSINESS: Report on Calendar Year 2009 goals that have been met."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

UPDATE ON SUN METRO'S 2009 MILESTONES. (SUN METRO - JAY BANASIAK, 533-1220)

REPORT ON CALENDAR YEAR 2009 GOALS THAT HAVE BEEN MET.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: MTB6B.  REGULAR AGENDA - OTHER BUSINESS: Update on status of Calendar Year 2009 goals still outstanding."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

UPDATE ON SUN METRO'S 2009 MILESTONES. (SUN METRO - JAY BANASIAK, 533-1220)

UPDATE ON STATUS OF CALENDAR YEAR 2009 GOALS STILL OUTSTANDING.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE



 
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