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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 7/28/2009
 
   
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 21, 2009, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS OF JULY 20, 2009 (BUDGET HEARINGS FOR PARKS & RECREATION, LIBRARY, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, MUSEUMS & CULTURAL AFFAIRS, ZOO, AND CONVENTION & PERFORMING ARTS), AND JULY 22, 2009 (BUDGET HEARINGS FOR DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, GENERAL SERVICES, AND ENGINEERING).

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 21, 2009, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS OF JULY 20, 2009 (BUDGET HEARINGS FOR PARKS & RECREATION, LIBRARY, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, MUSEUMS & CULTURAL AFFAIRS, ZOO, AND CONVENTION & PERFORMING ARTS), AND JULY 22, 2009 (BUDGET HEARINGS FOR DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, GENERAL SERVICES, AND ENGINEERING). [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A MODIFICATION TO THE OTHER TRANSACTION AGREEMENT (HSTS04-08-H-CT7021) BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY - TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A MODIFICATION TO THE OTHER TRANSACTION AGREEMENT (HSTS04-08-H-CT7021) BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY - TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION TO EXTEND THE TERMINATION DATE OF THE AGREEMENT FROM AUGUST 5, 2009, TO JANUARY 31, 2010. (ALL DISTRICTS) [AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, (915) 780-4724]

"3B. RESOLUTION: PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY 2630 RICHMOND AVENUE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNT FOR WORK PERFORMED BY THE CITY PURSUANT TO SECTION 18.50 (UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND CONDITIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE:

2630 RICHMOND AVENUE $691.21 DENNIS B. DEREGLA, JOSEPH THERESE REYDOM, GMAC MORTGAGE LLC AND FIRST AMERICAN FIELD SERVICES

(DISTRICT 2) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, VICTOR Q. TORRES, (915) 541-4557]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT AND PARTIAL RELEASE AND SATISFACTION OF RESTRICTIONS, CONDITIONS, AND RESERVATION FROM EXCEPTIONS TO CONVEYANCE AND WARRANTY REMOVING CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS FROM THE WARRANTY DEED, DATED JANUARY 25, 2006, WHICH CONVEYED PROPERTY TO EPT LAND ASSETS, LP

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT AND PARTIAL RELEASE AND SATISFACTION OF RESTRICTIONS, CONDITIONS, AND RESERVATION FROM EXCEPTIONS TO CONVEYANCE AND WARRANTY REMOVING CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS FROM THE WARRANTY DEED, DATED JANUARY 25, 2006, WHICH CONVEYED PROPERTY TO EPT LAND ASSETS, LP AND TO SIGN AND ACCEPT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY A WARRANTY DEED CONVEYING FEE SIMPLE FROM EPT LAND ASSETS, LP TO THE CITY CERTAIN PROPERTY WHICH WILL BE USED AS A PEDESTRIAN RIGHT OF WAY. THE SUBJECT PROPERTY IS LOCATED NORTH OF U.S. HIGHWAY 54 AND EAST OF SEAN HAGGERTY DRIVE. (DISTRICT 4)

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

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH TEXAS AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE TO PROVIDE HORTICULTURE AND AGRONOMY TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND SERVICES FOR THE CITY'S PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT AT NO COST TO THE CITY.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH TEXAS AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE TO PROVIDE HORTICULTURE AND AGRONOMY TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND SERVICES FOR THE CITY'S PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT AT NO COST TO THE CITY. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PARKS AND RECREATION, JOEL W. MCKNIGHT, (915) 541-4354]

"4. BOARD APPOINTMENT: WALT PHILLIPS TO THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

WALT PHILLIPS TO THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK.

[MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"5A. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-152R (PROPRIETARY PEAVEY UPGRADE PUBLIC ADDRESS SYSTEM EQUIPMENT) TO SOUND & SIGNAL SYSTEMS OF TEXAS, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-152R (PROPRIETARY PEAVEY UPGRADE PUBLIC ADDRESS SYSTEM EQUIPMENT) TO SOUND & SIGNAL SYSTEMS OF TEXAS, INC. FOR A TOTAL AWARD OF $71,401.

DEPARTMENT: AVIATION

AWARD TO: SOUND & SIGNAL SYSTEMS OF TEXAS, INC

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

ACCOUNT NO.: 62620020 - 508010 - 41022 - P500004

FUNDING SOURCE: AIRPORT OPERATING FUNDS

TOTAL AWARD: $71,401

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND AVIATION RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED. THE REVIEW COMMITTEE, BASED ON EVALUATION FACTORS IDENTIFIED IN THE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) ESTABLISHED FOR THIS PROCUREMENT, RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE SOLE PROPOSER AS INDICATED.

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

"5B. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-239 (SOLAR PARKING LOT LIGHT SYSTEM) TO SOL, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-239 (SOLAR PARKING LOT LIGHT SYSTEM) TO SOL, INC. FOR A TOTAL AWARD OF $330,700.

DEPARTMENT: AVIATION

AWARD TO: SOL, INC

PALM CITY, FL

ITEM: NO. 1, COMPACT FLUORESCENT LAMP, SOLAR PARKING LOT LIGHT SYSTEM

ACCOUNT NO. 62620027 - 508027 - 41080 - PAP0040

FUNDING SOURCE: AIRPORT ENTERPRISE FUND

TOTAL AWARD: $330,700

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND AVIATION 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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 6A.  - 6F. 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.

6A. 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 DELETING THE PROHIBITION OF PARKING ON COLDWELL STREET FROM SAN FRANCISCO AVENUE TO PAISANO DRIVE ON EITHER SIDE; 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]

6B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING CHAPTER 12.42 (RESTRICTIONS FOR TRUCKS UPON A PORTION OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 10), RESTRICTING TRUCKS WITH THREE OR MORE AXELS TO THE LANES ON THE RIGHT OF THE LEFT MOST LANE ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 10 FROM 0.2 MILES EAST OF STATE HIGHWAY 20 (MESA STREET) TO 0.7 MILES WEST OF FARM-TO-MARKET HIGHWAY 659 (ZARAGOZA ROAD) FOR EASTBOUND VEHICLES AND 0.3 MILES WEST OF FARM-TO-MARKET HIGHWAY 659 (ZARAGOZA ROAD) TO 0.2 MILES EAST OF STATE HIGHWAY 20 (MESA) STREET FOR WESTBOUND VEHICLES, PROVIDED THE RESTRICTED VEHICLE MAY USE ANY LANE OF THE HIGHWAY TO PASS ANOTHER VEHICLE AND TO ENTER AND EXIT THE HIGHWAY; THE PENALTY AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 12.84 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 4, 2009, FOR ITEMS 6A - 6B

6C. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON09-00025 TO ALLOW FOR A PARKING REDUCTION ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 1 THROUGH 10, BLOCK 9, COTTON ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.14.070 (PARKING REDUCTION) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 2101 WYOMING DRIVE. PROPERTY OWNERS: EP MARCUS INVESTMENTS L.P. ZON09-00025

(DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

6D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 1 THROUGH 25, BLOCK 25, SANDSTONE RANCH UNIT FOUR, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-3A (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 11205 THROUGH 11253 HORSE RANCH DRIVE. PROPERTY OWNER: TROPICANA DEVELOPMENT INC. AND SARATOGA HOMES INC. ZON09-00024 (DISTRICT 4)

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

6E. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOTS 51, 52, AND 53, CINECUE PARK SUBDIVISION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-3 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 432 CINECUE WAY. PROPERTY OWNER: DAVID ESTRADA. ZON09-00021 (DISTRICT 7)

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

6F. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: TRACT 5, BLOCK 6, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY TEXAS, FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-3A (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: HOLMSLEY TRAIL, NORTH OF ZARAGOZA ROAD AND WEST OF NORTH LOOP DRIVE. PROPERTY OWNER: RANCHOS DEL VALLE, LLC. ZON09-00012 THIS IS AN APPEAL. (DISTRICT 7)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 18, 2009, FOR ITEMS 6C - 6F

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: 7A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-182R (Recreation Management Software) to The Active Network, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED AS AMENDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-182R (RECREATION MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE) TO THE ACTIVE NETWORK, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $370,448.

DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION

AWARD TO: THE ACTIVE NETWORK, INC

SAN DIEGO, CA

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: FIVE YEARS (YEARS 6 - 10)

TOTAL FIRST YEAR COST: $122,448

TOTAL COST (YEARS 2 - 5): $248,000

FUNDING SOURCE: PARKS GENERAL FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $370,448 (TOTAL 5-YEAR COST)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A FIVE YEAR CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND PARKS AND RECREATION RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED. THE REVIEW COMMITTEE BASED ON EVALUATION FACTORS ESTABLISHED FOR THIS PROCUREMENT, RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE HIGHEST RANKED PROPOSER AS INDICATED.

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

POSTPONED FROM 07-21-09

   
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: 7B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-241R (Mobile Two Finger Fast I.D. Systems) to Morphotrak, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-241R (MOBILE TWO FINGER FAST I.D. SYSTEMS) TO MORPHOTRAK, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $617,830.

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

AWARD TO: MORPHOTRAK, INC.

TACOMA, WA

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: 1 YEAR

TOTAL FIRST YEAR COST: $343,830 (OPTION B)

TOTAL COST (YEARS 2-5): $274,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 21150002 - 508010 - 05445 - G210833

FUNDING SOURCE: BORDER SECURITY EQUIPMENT TECHNOLOGY GRANT (BSET)

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $617,830 (TOTAL 5-YEAR COST)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A FIVE YEAR CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND POLICE RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED. THE REVIEW COMMITTEE BASED ON EVALUATION FACTORS ESTABLISHED FOR THIS PROCUREMENT, RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE HIGHEST RANKED PROPOSER AS INDICATED. [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: 8A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance vacating a 0.160 acre portion of a 30-foot alley within Block 51, Anson Mills Map, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. north of San Antonio Avenue and west of Durango Street. SUB09-00054 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE VACATING A 0.160 ACRE PORTION OF A 30-FOOT ALLEY WITHIN BLOCK 51, ANSON MILLS MAP, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. LOCATION: NORTH OF SAN ANTONIO AVENUE AND WEST OF DURANGO STREET. PROPERTY OWNER: CITY OF EL PASO. SUB09-00054 (DISTRICT 8)

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

   
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 vacating a 0.212 acre portion of Western Street lying between Block 170, Campbell's Addition and Block 51, Anson Mills Map, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. west of Durango Street at Western Street. SUB09-00053 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE VACATING A 0.212 ACRE PORTION OF WESTERN STREET LYING BETWEEN BLOCK 170, CAMPBELL'S ADDITION AND BLOCK 51, ANSON MILLS MAP, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. LOCATION: WEST OF DURANGO STREET AT WESTERN STREET. PROPERTY OWNER: CITY OF EL PASO. SUB09-00053 (DISTRICT 8)

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

   
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.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 15 (Public Services), Chapter 15.08. (Street Rentals), Section 15.08.120 (Special Privilege Licenses), Subsection C (Exceptions), "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

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 PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR THE USE OF PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR OUTDOOR PATIO CAFÉS IN THE UNION PLAZA ENTERTAINMENT AREA AND TO PROVIDE FOR A SEPARATE APPROVAL PROCESS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 1.08, GENERAL PENALTY, OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, KIMBERLY FORSYTH, (915) 541-4165]

   
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: 10A.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that City Council amend the City's 2005 - 2010 Consolidated Plan by adding a Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) (HOPWA) Formula Program component"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT CITY COUNCIL AMEND THE CITY'S 2005 - 2010 CONSOLIDATED PLAN BY ADDING A HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR PERSONS WITH AIDS (ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME) (HOPWA) FORMULA PROGRAM COMPONENT, TO CARRY OUT ACTIVITIES AS DESCRIBED IN THE ATTACHMENTS THERETO; AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO TAKE ANY ACTIONS NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THE INTENT OF THE RESOLUTION UPON APPROVAL BY THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE AND DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT.

(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 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.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution approving a funding commitment to the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP) for a loan for the Paisano Green Communities Development Project"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION APPROVING A FUNDING COMMITMENT TO THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF EL PASO (HACEP) FOR A LOAN IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $500,000 FOR THE PAISANO GREEN COMMUNITIES DEVELOPMENT PROJECT, SUBJECT TO HACEP BEING AWARDED $9,118,000 THROUGH THE HUD CAPITAL FUND RECOVERY COMPETITION GRANT PROGRAM, COMPETITIVE ARRA FUNDS FOR PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITIES, AND SUBJECT TO CITY COUNCIL APPROVAL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THE LOAN AWARD. THE FUNDING SOURCE FOR THE LOAN WILL BE: UNENCUMBERED CDBG RLF (REVOLVING LOAN FUND) AND/OR HOME FUNDS. (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 YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a Local Project Advance Funding Agreement (LPAFA) between the City of El Paso (''City'') and the State of Texas"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A LOCAL PROJECT ADVANCE FUNDING AGREEMENT (LPAFA) BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND THE STATE OF TEXAS, ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (''STATE''). THE SCOPE OF WORK FOR THIS AGREEMENT IS DESCRIBED AS THE CONSTRUCTION OF STORM SEWER AT THE INTERSECTION OF FRED WILSON AND U.S. HIGHWAY 54. (STORM 2006 COS: PSTM06 PW516B-14200500-27264-508027) (DISTRICT 2)

[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: 12.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to override the Mayor's veto of the billboard ordinance. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION FAILED

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

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO OVERRIDE THE MAYOR'S VETO OF THE BILLBOARD ORDINANCE.

[REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151] [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NO
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: ADDN1A.  - 1B. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

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

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

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

1A. 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) [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

1B. 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 AMEND PROVISIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF NEW BILLBOARDS; TO REQUIRE REGISTRATION OF EXISTING BILLBOARDS; TO ADDRESS EXISTING DIGITAL SIGNS; TO REMOVE 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) [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 18, 2009, FOR ITEMS 1A - 1B

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: ADDN2A.  SUN METRO: Discussion and action on the adoption of a policy for naming Sun Metro Transfer Centers. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE ADOPTION OF A POLICY FOR NAMING SUN METRO TRANSFER CENTERS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [SUN METRO, JAY BANASIAK, (915) 533-1220]

   
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: ADDN2B.  SUN METRO: Discussion and action on naming the Downtown Santa Fe Transfer Center, the Bert Williams Downtown Santa Fe Transfer Center. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON NAMING THE DOWNTOWN SANTA FE TRANSFER CENTER, THE BERT WILLIAMS DOWNTOWN SANTA FE TRANSFER CENTER. (ALL DISTRICTS) [SUN METRO, JAY BANASIAK, (915) 533-1220]

   
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


 
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