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Agenda: City Council - Mass Transit Dept Board Meetings for web
Date: 3/22/2005
 
   
Item: 1.  Approval of Minutes  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE MARCH 08, 2005 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING. (ACTION 05-15)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 2A.  BID: Solicitation No. 2005-114 - Hydraulic & Air Hoses & Fittings-Sun Metro  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

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

A. SOLICITATION NO. 2005-114 HYDRAULIC & AIR HOSES & FITTINGS-SUN METRO

AWARD TO: GRANBERRY SUPPLY CORP.

EL PASO, TEXAS 79935

ITEM (S): ALL

AMOUNT: $35.000.00

DEPARTMENT: SUN METRO

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 60600015-503118

FUNDING SOURCE: MASS TRANSIT GENERAL REVENUE FUND

TOTAL AWARD: $105,000.00

DISTRICT (S): ALL

ACTION: 05-16

PURCHASING AND THE MASS TRANSIT [SUN METRO] DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS

INDICATED TO, ''GRANBERRY SUPPLY CORPORATION'', THIS VENDOR WAS THE LOWEST

RESPONSIVE [BY DEFINITION, MEETING SPECIFICATIONS] OFFERS, FROM RESPONSIBLE

OFFERORS.

VENDOR ALSO GIVES THE CITY A 3% DISCOUNT IF PAYMENT IS MADE WITHIN 10 DAYS.

THIS IS A THREE [3] YEAR REQUIREMENTS CONTRACT.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 2B.  BID: Solicitation No. 2005-116 - Rebuilt Electrical Components-Sun Metro  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

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

SOLICITATION NO. 2005-116 REBUILT ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS-SUN METRO

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: BXW ELECTRIC CO.

EL PASO, TX

ITEM (S): 13, 16, 22, 24, 25 & 35

AMOUNT: $5,000.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

VENDOR 2: FRANCO AUTO ELECTRIC

EL PASO, TX

ITEM (S): 2, 5-9, 21, 29-34

AMOUNT: $20,000.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

VENDOR 3: THE JANEX CORPORATION

TUCKERTON, NJ

ITEM (S): 36, 37, 39-41, 52-56

AMOUNT: $15,000.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

VENDOR 4: KIRKS AUTOMOTIVE, INC.

DETROIT, MI

ITEM (S): 14, 15 & 26

AMOUNT: $15,000.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

VENDOR 5: MUNCIE RECLAMATION

MUNCIE, IN

ITEM (S): 4, 23, 38, 42-51

AMOUNT: $20,000.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

VENDOR 6: WOLFF GENERATORS

EL PASO, TX

ITEM (S): 1, 3, 10-13, 17-20, 27, 28

AMOUNT: $15,000.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

DEPARTMENT: SUN METRO

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 60600006-502228

FUNDING SOURCE: MASS TRANSIT GENERAL REVENUE FUND

TOTAL AWARD: $270,000.00

DISTRICT (S): ALL

ACTION: 05-17

PURCHASING AND THE MASS TRANSIT [SUN METRO] DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARDS

AS INDICATED, TO BXW ELECTRICAL REBUILDERS, INC., FRANCO AUTO ELECTRIC, THE JANEX

CORPORATION, KIRKS AUTOMOTIVE, INC., MUNCIE RECLAMATION, AND WOLFF GENERATORS,

THESE COMPANIES ARE THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE [BY DEFINITION, MEETING SPECIFICATIONS]

OFFER, FROM RESPONSIBLE OFFERORS.

VENDOR NUMBER ONE [1] OFFERS A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT OF 2% TWENTY [20] DAYS

NET 30. VENDOR NUMBER SIX [6] OFFERS A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT OF 3% TEN [L0]

DAYS OR 2% TWENTY [20] DAYS NET 30.

THESE ARE THREE [3] YEAR REQUIREMENTS CONTRACTS.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 2C.  BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: Solicitation No. 2005-113 - Grounds Maintenance-Mass Transit Facility  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT:

SOLICITATION NO. 2005-113 GROUNDS MAINTENANCE-MASS TRANSIT FACILITY

AWARD TO: GREEN SCENE, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS 79935

ITEM (S): ALL

AMOUNT: $12,064.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

DEPARTMENT: SUN METRO

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 60600005-502221

FUNDING SOURCE: MASS TRANSIT GENERAL REVENUE FUND

TOTAL AWARD: $60,320.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

ACTION: 05-18

PURCHASING AND THE MASS TRANSIT [SUN METRO] DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS

INDICATED TO, ''GREEN SCENE, INC.'', THIS VENDOR HAS PROVIDED THE BEST VALUE BID,

FROM RESPONSIBLE OFFERORS. THIS IS A BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT AS NOTED IN THE BACK

UP MATERIALS.

THE VENDOR GIVES THE CITY A 1% DISCOUNT ON PAYMENT, IF PAID WITHIN 10 DAYS.

THIS IS A FIVE [5] YEAR REQUIREMENTS CONTRACT.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 3.  RESOLUTION: Grants Authority to the City Manager to enter and sign on behalf of the Mass Transit Department  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD GRANTS AUTHORITY TO THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO AND TO SIGN ON BEHALF OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT CERTAIN CONTRACTS AND DOCUMENTS OTHER THAN THE RESOLUTIONS OF THE BOARD, TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO APPROVE CERTAIN EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES BY THE DEPARTMENT; AND TO TAKE OTHER SPECIFIED ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT. (ACTION 05-19)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 4.  RESOLUTION: Relating to the process for submitting grant applications and accepting grant funding  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION RELATING TO THE PROCESS FOR SUBMITTING GRANT APPLICATIONS AND ACCEPTING GRANT FUNDING, AND GRANTING AUTHORITY TO THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN AND SUBMIT GRANTS AND OTHER GRANT-RELATED DOCUMENTS ON BEHALF OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT, AND TO TAKE RELATED ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION. (ACTION 05-20)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

ALL MATTERS LISTED UNDER THE CONSENT AGENDA, INCLUDING THOSE ON THE ADDITION TO THE AGENDA, WILL BE CONSIDERED BY CITY COUNCIL TO BE ROUTINE AND WILL BE ENACTED BY ONE MOTION UNLESS SEPARATE DISCUSSION IS REQUESTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS OR PERSONS IN THE AUDIENCE. WHEN THE VOTE HAS BEEN TAKEN, IF AN ITEM HAS NOT BEEN CALLED OUT FOR SEPARATE DISCUSSION, THE ITEM HAS BEEN APPROVED. COUNCIL MAY, HOWEVER, RECONSIDER ANY ITEM AT ANY TIME DURING THE MEETING.

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MARCH 15, 2005, SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF FEBRUARY 17, 2005 (JOINT MEETING WITH LAS CRUCES CITY COUNCIL), AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MARCH 15, 2005 (ANIMAL EMERGENCY CENTER CREMATORIUM). SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES OF FEBRUARY 17, 2005 POSTPONED FROM 03/15/05, 03/08/05 AND 03/01/05

3. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS SUSAN AUSTIN AND JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

4A. RESOLUTION: CONTRACT OF SALE - THE RICHARD W. WILSON & ALMA WILSON REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE RICHARD W. WILSON & ALMA WILSON REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST FOR THE PURCHASE OF A 39.4 SQUARE FOOT PARCEL OF LAND, BEING A PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 16, SECOND AMENDED MAP OF WEST YSLETA, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS (PARCEL 5), TO BE USED FOR THE PURPOSE OF RIGHT-OF-WAY REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE DORBANDT STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT. (DISTRICT 7)

PROJECT FUND DEPARTMENT ACCOUNT PBE04ST108 29123 14200403 508000 [BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

4B. RESOLUTION: AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES WITH MIJARES-MORA ARCHITECTS, INC. - MOVED TO THE REGULAR AGENDA, PLEASE CONSULT THE REGULAR AGENDA

4C. RESOLUTION: AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES - GARLAND KEIRSEY SWIER ARCHITECTS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND GARLAND KEIRSEY SWIER ARCHITECTS, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''SHEARMAN AND PECAN GROVE 2'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FORTY-SIX THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED ONE AND 15/100 DOLLARS ($46,501.15). (DISTRICTS 4 AND 6)

[PERSPECTIVA + 3D/I (P+3), JUAN CONTRERAS, (915) 225-3449]

4D. RESOLUTION: REAPPOINT PETE PARRAZ TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, INCORPORATED

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT PETE PARRAZ BE REAPPOINTED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, INCORPORATED, EFFECTIVE AS OF THE DATE HEREOF, ON BEHALF OF REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 6. [REPRESENTATIVE PAUL J. ESCOBAR, (915) 541-4182]



5. NOTICE TO SET A PUBLIC HEARING - 5557 PEINADO LANE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

NOTICE TO SET A PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD ON APRIL 19TH, 2005 TO DETERMINE IF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 5557 PEINADO LANE IN THE CITY OF EL PASO (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) IS A FIRE AND SAFETY HAZARD, AND A NUISANCE AND WHETHER THE SAME SHOULD BE REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED. FIRST INVESTIGATED AUGUST 31ST, 2004. THE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF DECEMBER 27, 2004, ESTATE OF STELLA OSTER, C/O I. H. WOLFE, 5557 PEINADO LANE, EL PASO, TEXAS 79903, HAS BEEN NOTIFIED OF THE VIOLATIONS AT THIS PROPERTY. (DISTRICT 2)

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

6. REQUEST TO FILL POSITION ON A TEMPORARY BASIS IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE VI, SECTION 6.6-3, OF THE CIVIL SERVICE CHARTER PROVISIONS:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

LABORER (1)

FUND SOURCE: 51010256-01101-51095 [PARKS & RECREATION, NORMAN MERRIFIELD, (915) 541-4331]

7. REQUEST FOR PROVISIONAL APPOINTMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE VI, SECTION 6.6-2, OF THE CIVIL SERVICE CHARTER PROVISIONS:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BRANCH MANAGER (1)

FUND SOURCE: 53010329-501000-01101-53000 [LIBRARY, CAROL BREY-CASIANO, (915) 543-5406]

8. STAFFING TABLE CHANGE: FIRE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DELETE 1.00 FIRE MEDIC FS 1

ADD 1.00 FIREFIGHTER FS 1

FUND SOURCE: 22010100-01101-22000

[FIRE DEPARTMENT, ASSISTANT FIRE CHIEF STEVE SURFACE, (915) 771-1000]

9. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: CHAD G. NORTH TO THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION BY MAYOR JOE WARDY - MOVED TO THE REGULAR AGENDA, PLEASE CONSULT THE REGULAR AGENDA

10A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: CARMEN OLIVAS GRAHAM, PH.D. TO THE WORKFORCE RETRAINING ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

CARMEN OLIVAS GRAHAM, PH.D., TO THE WORKFORCE RETRAINING ADVISORY COMMITTEE, AS AN ALTERNATE MEMBER, BY REPRESENTATIVE JOHN F. COOK, DISTRICT 4.

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

10B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ALI BOURESLAN TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ALI BOURESLAN TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION FILLING AN UNEXPIRED TERM BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., DISTRICT 5.

[REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4701]

11. RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT: BETWEEN 1320 & 1316 SABRINA LYN DR.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

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

BETWEEN 1313 & 1309 SABRINA LYN DR. COST: $1,200.00 (DISTRICT 7)

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

NOTE: ADDRESSES ON REQUEST WERE REVISED.

12A. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: GREAT AMERICAN CLEAN-UP EVENT

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ALLOCATE $1,000.00 FROM DISTRICT #8 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS FOR THE PURCHASE OF FOOD, BEVERAGES, SUPPLIES AND ENTERTAINMENT FOR THE GREAT AMERICAN CLEAN-UP EVENT THAT WILL TAKE PLACE AT 9:00 A.M. ON APRIL 23, 2005 AT HOUSTON PARK. THIS EVENT IS BEING SPONSORED BY KEEP EL PASO BEAUTIFUL AND NEIGHBORHOODS FIRST INITIATIVE.

ID# 01153012, ACCT.# 504420, PROJECT# PD80429, FUND 16508, CLASS 01001

[MAYOR PRO-TEM ANTHONY W. COBOS, (915) 541-4123]

12B. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY ''DIA DE LOS NINOS'' ANNUAL EVENT

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

REQUEST APPROVAL TO ALLOCATE $250.00 FROM DISTRICT 8 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO THE EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY FOR THE ''DIA DE LOS NIÑOS - DIA DE LOS LIBROS'' ANNUAL EVENT TO BE HELD AT WASHINGTON PARK ON APRIL 30, 2005.

(ID#01153012, ACCT. #504420, PROJECT #PD80429, FUND# 16508, CLASS# 01001)

[MAYOR PRO-TEM ANTHONY W. COBOS, (915) 541-4123]

13. PURCHASING: CI TECHNOLGIES- TECHNICAL SUPPORT FR IAPRO

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE DIRECTOR OF PURCHASING BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO CI TECHNOLOGIES WHO IS THE SOLE PROVIDER OF TECHNICAL SUPPORT FOR IAPRO, INTERNAL AFFAIRS PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS SOFTWARE. IAPRO WAS CREATED, DEVELOPED AND OFFERED EXCLUSIVELY BY CI TECHNOLOGIES. TOTAL AMOUNT $30,200.00.

AWARD AMOUNT IS $30,200.00

FUNDS AVAILABLE IN: 04200401-29209-508010 PROJECT PMB0005009

FUNDING SOURCE: 2004 CAPITAL ACQUISITIONS, DATA PROCESSING EQUIPMENT

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

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

14. PURCHASING: EXTEND TERM OF AGREEMENT - CONTRACT 2002-123 SECURITY GUARD SERVICES FOR POLICE (HEADQUARTERS & ABANDON AUTO)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT FOR ONE (1) ADDITIONAL YEAR, FROM MAY 1, 2005, THROUGH APRIL 30, 2006, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF CONTRACT 2002-123, SECURITY GUARD SERVICES FOR POLICE (HEADQUARTERS & ABANDON AUTO), WITH MIKE GARCIA MERCHANT SECURITY, INC., EL PASO, TEXAS.

OPTION NO.: ONE [OF ONE]

ACCOUNT NO.: 21010061-01101-502212 & 21150064-16413-502212

FUNDING SOURCE: POLICE GENERAL FUNDS & RESTRICTED FUNDS, SECURITY CONTRACTS

AMOUNT: $174,369.44 ESTIMATED ANNUALLY

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

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

15. PURCHASING: CONTRACT WITH STAR CONSTRUCTION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE CITY COUNCIL AUTHORIZE AN EMERGENCY PROCUREMENT AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT WITH STAR CONSTRUCTION IN THE AMOUNT OF $52,240.00 FOR THE CONSTRUCTION/REPLACEMENT OF THE ROOF AT THE PAUL HARVEY PARK SHELTER BUILDING.

BACKGROUND: DURING THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 13 TO 18, HIGH WINDS DAMAGED THE ROOF OF THE SHELTER, THE WIND BLEW AWAY CONSIDERABLE PORTIONS OF THE ROOFING MEMBRANE (SHINGLES) AND ROOF DECK (PLYWOOD). ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH THE REST OF DECEMBER FURTHER DETERIORATED THE REMAINING ROOF STRUCTURE INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR INJURY TO THE PARK VISITORS, DAMAGE TO ADJACENT PRIVATE PROPERTIES AND ADDITIONAL DAMAGE TO THE SHELTER STRUCTURE.

THIS PROCUREMENT IS NECESSARY TO PRESERVE THE PUBLIC PROPERTY OF THE MUNICIPALITY AND IS EXEMPT FROM THE COMPETITIVE BID REQUIREMENTS OF CHAPTER 252 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE, AS NOTED IN SECTION 252.022 GENERAL EXEMPTIONS.

DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE IN: 14200401-PBE04PA103-29103-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: 2004 BOND ELECTION

AMOUNT: $52,240.00

DISTRICT: 8

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

16. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-068 JANITORIAL SERVICES CAROLINA RECREATION CENTER

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THIS CONTRACT SHALL BE AWARDED TO THE BIDDER WHO PROVIDES THE BEST VALUE TO THE CITY. THE CITY MAY CONSIDER PRICE AND OTHER RELEVANT CRITERIA LISTED IN THE REQUEST FOR BIDS.

SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-068 JANITORIAL SERVICES CAROLINA RECREATION CENTER

AWARD TO: ADEFTO BUILDING & GROUND SERVICE

EL PASO, TX

ITEM (S): ALL

AMOUNT: $18,868.93 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

DEPARTMENT: PARKS & RECREATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 51010256-01101 & 51510073-16308-502206

FUNDING SOURCE: PARKS GENERAL FUNDS & USERS FEE, MAINTENANCE

TOTAL AWARD: $56,060.79 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): 3

PARKS & RECREATION, CENTER STAFF, AND PURCHASING RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED, ADEFTO BUILDING & GROUND SERVICE PROVIDED THE BEST VALUE BID.

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH CONTRACT WITH NO OPTION TO RENEW.

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

17. REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-109R COMPREHENSIVE AIRPORT LIABILITY INSURANCE

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THIS COMPETITIVE SEALED BID PROPOSAL IS BEING AWARDED TO THE RESPONSIBLE OFFEROR WHOSE PROPOSAL IS DETERMINED TO BE THE MOST ADVANTAGEOUS TO THE CITY, CONSIDERING THE RELATIVE IMPORTANCE OF PRICE AND THE OTHER EVALUATION FACTORS INCLUDED IN THE REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL.

SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-109R COMPREHENSIVE AIRPORT LIABILITY INSURANCE

AWARD TO: STINSON AND SON INSURANCE AGENCY

EL PASO, TEXAS

AMOUNT: $120,000.00 (ESTIMATE)

DEPARTMENT: AVIATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 62620001-504402

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE EXPENSE

TOTAL AWARD: $360,000.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): 3

AWARD RFP 2005-109R ''COMPREHENSIVE AIRPORT LIABILITY INSURANCE'' FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION, TO STINSON AND SON INSURANCE AGENCY AS PER THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION AND THE REVIEW COMMITTEE. STINSON AND SON INSURANCE AGENCY PROVIDED THE BEST PROPOSAL TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION.

THIS IS A THREE (3) YEAR CONTRACT BASED ON A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP). FIXED RATES ARE QUOTED FOR THE 1ST YEAR OFFERED. THE CONTRACT WILL OFFICIALLY BEGIN AT 12:01 AM, APRIL 1, 2005. $120,000.00 ESTIMATED PER YEAR. ANNUAL PREMIUMS FOR YEARS 2 AND 3 WILL BE CONTINGENT UPON LOSS RUNS, NEW ACQUISITIONS AND STATE MANDATED MODIFIERS.

FURTHERMORE, IT IS REQUESTED THAT STAFF BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE, THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE TO REVIEW AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER EXECUTE ANY ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS AS NECESSARY. [PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, ENRIQUE ACOSTA, JR., (915) 541-4267]

18A. BID: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-063 PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICE-CARRIER HVAC SYSTEMS

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

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

SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-063 PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICE-CARRIER HVAC SYSTEMS

AWARD TO: CARRIER COMMERCIAL SERVICE

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM (S): PART A & PART B

AMOUNT: $50,000.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: BUILDING MAINTENANCE

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 31010326-503200-01101

FUNDING SOURCE: BUILDING MAINTENANCE GENERAL OPERATING FUNDS

TOTAL AWARD: $150,000.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

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

VENDOR OFFERS THE CITY A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT OF 1.25% 10 DAYS.

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTHS.

18B. BID: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-088 HIGH PRESSURE COUPLED HOSE LINE & HOSE MACHINES

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

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

SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-088 HIGH PRESSURE COUPLED HOSE LINE & HOSE MACHINES

AWARD TO: GRANBERRY SUPPLY CORPORATION

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM (S): GROUP I, #1 THROUGH #6, GROUP II, #1 (ALL)

AMOUNT: $65,000.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: FLEET SERVICE

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 37370510-503121-45202

FUNDING SOURCE: FLEET SERVICE INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

TOTAL AWARD: $195,000.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

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

VENDOR OFFERS THE CITY THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT AT THE SAME UNIT PRICES FOR TWO (2) ADDITIONAL YEARS IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN TWO (2) YEARS FROM THE DATE OF THE AWARD.

VENDOR ALSO OFFERS THE CITY A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT OF 3 % TEN (10) DAYS OR 2% TWENTY (20) DAYS OR 1% THIRTY (30) DAYS.

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTHS.

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

19A. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-779 PARKS AND RECREATION

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

BT2005-779 PARKS AND RECREATION

THIS BUDGET TRANSFER REQUESTS AN INCREASE IN AN EXISTING APPROPRIATION TO FUND COMPLETION OF THE PARKS MASTER PLAN. $100,000 IS ALREADY APPROPRIATED AND THE TOTAL COST OF THIS WILL BE $200,000. MONEY IS AVAILABLE IN FUND BALANCE.

(DISTRICTS-ALL)

INCREASE $100,000 TO 51010279/P50020116301/407002 EST REV

INCREASE $100,000 TO 51010279/P50020116301/502115 MGMTCNSLTSVC

19B. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-780 PARKS AND RECREATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THIS BUDGET TRANSFER REQUESTS A NEW APPROPRIATION FOR THE MULTIPURPOSE CENTER TO OPERATE A SUMMER CLUB REC. PROGRAM. THIS CENTER WILL RECEIVE NO CDBG FUNDS AND WILL PAY FOR THIS PROGRAM THROUGH USER FEES. (DISTRICT 3)

INCREASE $9,600 TO 51510032/P50022516325/404304 CHILDCARE/CR

INCREASE $1,600 TO 51510032/P50022516325/502206 JANTRLSVC

INCREASE $2,000 TO 51510032/P50022516325/502215 CONTNOC

INCREASE $2,000 TO 51510032/P50022516325/503115 FOOD&BEV

INCREASE $2,000 TO 51510032/P50022516325/503116 RECSUP

INCREASE $2,000 TO 51510032/P50022516325/504422 FIELDTRIPS

19C. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-782 AIRPORT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

CONTINENTAL AIRLINES HAS AN EXCESS JET BRIDGE LOCATED AT EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. A NEW JET BRIDGE HAS A MARKET VALUE OF $500,000 OR MORE. WITH THE CURRENT STATE OF THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY, USED JET BRIDGES HAVE A VERY SMALL MARKET AND WE ARE IN A BUYERS MARKET. AS A RESULT, THIS IS A GOOD BUY FOR EPIA AND FAIR TO CONTINENTAL. OWNING AN ADDITIONAL JET BRIDGE IS A BENEFIT TO EPIA AND GIVES US FLEXIBILITY IN HANDLING ADDITIONAL AIR SERVICE. WE BELIEVE $10,000 IS A BARGAIN FOR THIS EQUIPMENT.

INCREASE $10,000 TO 62620020/P50000441022/508003 BLDG IMPRVMT

INCREASE $10,000 TO 62620020/P50000441022/407001 INTRAFD TRF (U)

INCREASE $10,000 TO 62620018/P50000241021/407002 EST REV

INCREASE $10,000 TO 62620018/P50000241021/507001 INTRAFD TRF (S)

19D. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-783 AIRPORT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

TRANSFER OF FUNDS TO SET UP FUNDING FOR THE TERMINAL EXPANSION JOINT PROJECT.

INCREASE $ 500 TO 62620028/PAP003541075/502302 PRINTSHOPCHG

INCREASE $ 200 TO 62620028/PAP003541075/502304 MAILROOMCHG

INCREASE $10,000 TO 62620028/PAP003541075/508016 ARCH & DESIGN

INCREASE $ 2,300 TO 62620028/PAP003541075/508021 CENGADMCHG

INCREASE $ 1,000 TO 62620028/PAP003541075/508024 TESTING

INCREASE $ 2,000 TO 62620028/PAP003541075/508026 INSPECTIONS

INCREASE $30,000 TO 62620028/PAP003541075/508027 CONSTRUCTION

INCREASE $ 4,000 TO 62620028/PAP003541075/508051 CPROGMGMT

INCREASE $50,000 TO 62620028/PAP003541075/407001 INTRAFD TRF IN

INCREASE $50,000 TO 62620018/P50000241021/407002 EST REV

INCREASE $50,000 TO 62620018/P50000241021/507001 INTRAFD TRF OUT

19E. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-787 PARKS AND RECREATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THIS BUDGET TRANSFER REQUESTS A NEW APPROPRIATION TO PURCHASE THREE ADDITIONAL TREADMILLS FOR THE EASTWOOD RECREATION CENTER. THESE ARE REQUIRED TO MEET CUSTOMER DEMAND FOR AEROBIC EQUIPMENT. MONEY IS AVAILABLE IN USER FEE SURPLUS. (DISTRICT 5)

INCREASE $10,000 TO 51510075/P50025116338/407002 EST REV

INCREASE $10,000 TO 51510075/P50025116338/508009 FURN & FIXT

20. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: GRACE CHRISTIAN CENTER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PERMISSION TO USE PUBLIC STREETS, SIDEWALKS OR PARKS FOR SPECIAL EVENTS DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ENDORSEMENT BY THE CITY OF EL PASO OF THE CONTENTS OF ANY EXPRESSION THAT TAKES PLACE DURING THESE EVENTS.

GRACE CHRISTIAN CENTER TO USE AMPLIFICATION (2 SPEAKERS AND 2 MICROPHONES) AT LINCOLN PARK-4001 DURAZNO ST. ON MARCH 26, 2005 FROM 12:00 P.M. TO 4:00 P.M. FOR AN EASTER EGG HUNT. APPROXIMATELY 13 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 150 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED.

PERMIT NO.05-021 (DISTRICT 8) [CHRIS ACOSTA]

NO OBJECTIONS FROM PARKS DEPARTMENT. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTION WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL MONITOR THE EVENT AS NECESSARY WITH THE DISTRICT CAR. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO CITY OR APPLICANT. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

23C. MAYOR AND COUNCIL: MORATORIUM FOR 90 DAYS - ANIMAL EMERGENCY CENTER'S PROPOSED CREMATORIUM

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO INSTITUTE A MORATORIUM FOR 90 DAYS ON THE REQUEST BY THE ANIMAL EMERGENCY CENTER'S PROPOSED CREMATORIUM INCINERATOR AT 1220 AIRWAY UNTIL A COMPLETE REVIEW IS CONDUCTED BY THE HEALTH LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE DUE TO HIGH PUBLIC CONCERN.

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

23D. MAYOR AND COUNCIL: ESTABLISH A LICENSE ORDINANCE TO REGULATE CREMATORIUM INCINERATORS

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO ESTABLISH A LICENSE ORDINANCE TO REGULATE CREMATORIUM INCINERATORS IN THE CITY OF EL PASO CONSISTENT WITH ALL LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL CODES.

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

26A. PUBLIC HEARINGS - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO A ZONING CONTRACT ZON04-00145

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO A ZONING CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RICHARD L. MOORE AND A. ELIZABETH MOORE AMENDING THE ZONING CONTRACT DATED SEPTEMBER 16, 1969 AND AS IMPOSED BY ORDINANCE NO. 4271 TO DELETE A CONDITION FOR THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 1, BLOCK 1, ALTA MIRA ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: WILLIS E. MAXWELL. ZON04-00145. (DISTRICT 2)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, RUDY VALDEZ, (915) 541-4635] POSTPONED FROM 03/15/05, 02/15/05 AND 02/08/05

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 21A-D.  INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

21A. AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS), CHAPTER 19.12 (PARKLAND DEDICATION), SECTION 19.12.050 (STANDARDS FOR DEEDED PARKLAND), SUBSECTION 19.12.050.A.1 (GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE TO INCREASE THE SIZE OF PARKLAND SITES THAT REQUIRE AN AFFIRMATIVE RECOMMENDATION BY DIRECTOR OF PARKS AND RECREATION BEFORE APPROVAL OF SUCH BY THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION. [PARKS & RECREATION, NORMAN MERRIFIELD, (915) 541-4331]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS AMENDED

21B. AN ORDINANCE INCORPORATING THE EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD WESTSIDE MASTER PLAN AS A SPECIFIC STUDY AREA PLAN INTO THE CITY'S COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, THE PLAN FOR EL PASO, AND WHICH PLAN SHALL AMEND THE PLAN FOR EL PASO AND THE YEAR 2025 GENERAL LAND USE MAP INCORPORATED THEREIN. (DISTRICT 1)

[PLANNING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, FRANK DELGADO, (915) 541-4730]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

21C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2025 PROPOSED THOROUGHFARE SYSTEM AS DETAILED IN THE MAP ATLAS OF THE PLAN FOR EL PASO AND ITS RELATED DOCUMENTS AS ORIGINALLY APPROVED BY THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL IN 1999, AND AS SUBSEQUENTLY AMENDED.

(DISTRICT 1) [PLANNING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, CHUCK KOOSHIAN, (915) 541-4632]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON APRIL 5, 2005 FOR ITEMS 21A - 21C

21D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 146A, VISTA DEL SOL UNIT 52, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: DESERT VIEW UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST. ZON05-00004 (DISTRICT 7) [PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4925]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON APRIL 12, 2005 FOR ITEM 21D

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 22.  INTRODUCTION AND PUBLIC HEARING - FINANCIAL & ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCTION AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF ''CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2005''; LEVYING A CONTINUING DIRECT ANNUAL AD VALOREM TAX FOR THE PAYMENT OF SAID BONDS; ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR THE SALE AND DELIVERY OF THE BONDS; AND DELEGATING MATTERS RELATING TO THE SALE AND ISSUANCE OF THE BONDS TO AN AUTHORIZED CITY OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE.

[DELGADO, ACOSTA, BRADEN & JONES, P.C., PAUL A. BRADEN, BOND COUNSEL, (915) 544-9997]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 27.  PUBLIC HEARING - EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD:  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF APPROXIMATELY $36,515,000 CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, WATER AND SEWER REVENUE REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2005-B; APPROVING A PURCHASE CONTRACT; APPROVING AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT; AND ENACTING PROVISIONS RELATED THERETO. [PSB BOND COUNSEL, PAUL A. BRADEN, (915) 544-9997]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 23B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: ''2005 Federal Legislative Priorities'' for the City of El Paso  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVING THE 2005 CITY OF EL PASO’S LEGISLATIVE AGENDA AS SET FORTH IN THE 2005 FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR’S OFFICE TO COORDINATE THE CITY’S LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM FOR THE FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE SESSION.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE ''2005 FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES'' FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO. [MAYOR'S OFFICE, PHILIP LOPICCOLO, (915) 541-4145]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9.  BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: Chad G. North to the City Plan Commission  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

CHAD G. NORTH TO THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION BY MAYOR JOE WARDY. [MAYOR'S OFFICE, ADRIAN OCEGUEDA, (915) 541-4145]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 4B.  RESOLUTION: Agreement for Architectural Services - MIJARES-MORA ARCHITECTS, INC.  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MIJARES-MORA ARCHITECTS, INC., A CORPORATION, REGISTERED IN THE STATE OF TEXAS, FOR ARCHITECTURAL CONSULTING SERVICES ON AN ''AS NEEDED'' BASIS, IN CONNECTION WITH CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS DESIGNED BY THE CITY IN-HOUSE OR DESIGNED BY CONSULTANTS HIRED BY THE CITY OR OTHER SERVICES FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE MILLION AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($1,000,000.00). (CITYWIDE)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin NOT PRESENT
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano NOT PRESENT
4 Rep. Cook NO
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 24A.  PURCHASING: BID - Solicitation No.: 2005-062 Citywide Parks Improvements Bid Package #3  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-062 CITYWIDE PARKS IMPROVEMENTS BID PACKAGE #3

(CIELO VISTA, DOLPHIN, H. T. PONSFORD, MODESTO GOMEZ, PALO VERDE)

CONTRACTOR: BLAIR-HALL CO., INC.

EL PASO, TX

DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 14101001-PQLPA189-60183-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: 2000 QUALITY OF LIFE BOND ELECTION

ITEMS: BASE BID I $517,000.00

ALTERNATE #1B $ 9,200.00

ALTERNATE #1C $ 1,600.00

ALTERNATE #1D $ 12,400.00

ALTERNATE #2A $ 74,400.00

ALTERNATE #2B $ 45,400.00

ALTERNATE #2C $ 48,900.00

ALTERNATE #2E $ 25,900.00

ALTERNATE #3A $ 22,100.00

ALTERNATE #3B $ 23,400.00

ALTERNATE #3C $ 17,600.00

TOTAL AWARD: $797,900.00

DISTRICT (S): 1, 3, 4, AND 8

RECOMMENDATION:

THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION, AND PROJECT MANAGER, PERSPECTIVA 3/DI, RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO BLAIR-HALL CO., INC., THE LOW RESPONSIBLE, RESPONSIVE BIDDER. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REFERENCED CONTRACT. ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER AND STAFF BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE BUDGET TRANSFERS FOR THIS AWARD AND PROJECT, AS NECESSARY.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, BUT WHICH DO NOT INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT AS AWARDED, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,000 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER, AND NOT TO EXCEED THE TOTAL OF 25% OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT PRICE AS AWARDED, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL. [PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, BARBARA CRUMLEY, (915) 541-4315]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 24B.  PURCHASING: Rejection of RFP 2005-104R, Building Space Rental - Eastside Health Clinic.  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

REJECTION OF RFP 2005-104R, BUILDING SPACE RENTAL - EASTSIDE HEALTH CLINIC. PROPOSER, GGIA II, WITHDREW THEIR PROPOSAL. THE USER DEPARTMENT WILL REVIEW THIS REQUIREMENT. A NEW REQUEST FOR BIDS WILL BE ISSUED.

DEPARTMENT: CITY-COUNTY HEALTH DISTRICT [PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, RAY HEREDIA, (915) 541-4316]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 24C.  PURCHASING - RESOLUTION: State Use Contract - TEXAS INDUSTRIES FOR THE BLIND AND HANDICAPPED (TIBH), and BORDER TM INDUSTRIES, INC.  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE A STATE USE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS INDUSTRIES FOR THE BLIND AND HANDICAPPED (TIBH), AND BORDER TM INDUSTRIES, INC. TO PROVIDE SPECIFIED GROUNDS MAINTENANCE SERVICES FOR THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,563.50 MONTHLY FOR THE PERIOD FROM APRIL 1, 2005 THROUGH MARCH 31, 2006 AND THAT IT IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CITY FOR THIS GROUNDS MAINTENANCE SERVICE FUNCTION TO BE PERFORMED THROUGH CONTRACT. THIS CONTRACT IS SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE CITY'S CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION.

DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 62620005 - 502206

FUNDING SOURCE: AIRPORT OPERATING FUND

TOTAL AMOUNT: $78,762.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DISTRICT (S): 3

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, ENRIQUE ACOSTA, JR., (915) 541-4267]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 26B.  PUBLIC HEARINGS - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance Changing the Zoning of Parcel 1 ZON05-00003  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF SECTIONS 22, 23, 26, AND 27, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING) TO A-3 (APARTMENT); AND PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF SECTION 27, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS. ZON05-00003 (DISTRICT 2)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4925]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 26C.  PUBLIC HEARINGS - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance Amending Title 20 (Zoning)  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE, BY AMENDING SECTION 20.04.520 (ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISION; NOTICE-METHOD) TO REQUIRE THAT REQUIRED SIGNAGE BE COMPRISED OF PLYWOOD, METAL MATERIAL, OR OTHER MATERIAL APPROVED BY THE DIRECTOR OF PLANNING. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE CITY OF EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE.

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4925]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 25.  PUBLIC HEARING - BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS: 1105 Loma Verde Drive  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED FOUR (4) WEEKS

PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE IF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1105 LOMA VERDE DRIVE, IN THE CITY OF EL PASO (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) IS A FIRE AND SAFETY HAZARD, AND A NUISANCE AND WHETHER THE SAME SHOULD BE REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED. FIRST INVESTIGATED JULY 19TH, 2004. THE OWNERS OF THIS PROPERTY, LAWRENCE W. & CATHERINE J. FEW, 1105 LOMA VERDE DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS 79936, HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED OF THE VIOLATIONS AT THIS PROPERTY. (DISTRICT 6) [BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS, TOM MAGUIRE, (915) 541-4588]

POSTPONED FROM 01/25/05, 11/30/04, 11/02/04 AND 10/12/04

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: PUBLIC COMMENT - Anita Blair  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. [ANITA BLAIR]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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