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Agenda: City Council Meeting for web
Date: 3/29/2005
 
   
Item: 2.  Public Comment - Richard Schecter  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVE

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON ADDING INCREASED FUNDING FOR THE EL PASO DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS CLINIC TO THE 2005 FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES LIST FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
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.

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

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MARCH 22, 2005.

9A. RESOLUTION: AIRLINE OPERATING AGREEMENT AND TERMINAL BUILDING LEASE - NORTHWEST AIRLINES, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AIRLINE OPERATING AGREEMENT AND TERMINAL BUILDING LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND NORTHWEST AIRLINES, INC. THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT WILL BE FROM APRIL 1, 2005 THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2007.

[AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

9B. RESOLUTION: CONTRACT - ELEANOR A. SMYTH

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ELEANOR A. SMYTH AS AN ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DIRECTOR, AT A BIWEEKLY RATE OF $3,961.54. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF MARCH 30, 2005 THROUGH MARCH 29, 2006. FUND SOURCE: 34010289-40403-34000

[CITY MANAGER, JOYCE A. WILSON, (915) 541-4844]

9C. RESOLUTION: REVISED JUST COMPENSATION - ZARAGOSA ACCESS ROAD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL HEREBY ESTABLISHES A REVISED JUST COMPENSATION AND APPROVES AN OFFER OF REVISED JUST COMPENSATION FOR THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY WHICH IS PROPOSED TO BE ACQUIRED FOR THE ZARAGOSA ACCESS ROAD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT UNDER THE TWENTY-NINTH YEAR (2003-2004) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM:

PARCEL 12: A PORTION OF TRACT 21C, BLOCK 8, YSLETA GRANT, IN THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, CONTAINING 750 SQUARE FEET, MORE OR LESS. VALUE: $1,050.00

AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE WITH THE RESPECTIVE OWNER FOR THE ABOVE-MENTIONED PROPERTIES.

FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE UNDER PROJECT G7128CD0048, FUND 07758, ACCOUNT 508034. (DISTRICT 7) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, ROBERT A. GOTT, (915) 541-4248]

9D. RESOLUTION: AMENDING CHAPTER 5 - PROGRAM FOR THE REHABILITATION OF INVESTOR-OWNED PROPERTIES - MOVED TO THE REGULAR AGENDA, PLEASE CONSULT THE REGULAR AGENDA

9E. RESOLUTION: AGREEMENT - LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES, INC. FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''DISTRICT #4-LANDSCAPE AND PARKWAY IMPROVEMENTS'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TWO HUNDRED THREE THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($203,000.00). (DISTRICT 4)

FUND SOURCE: 2004 BOND ISSUE FUNDS, 140200403/PBE04ST11429129/508016

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

9F. RESOLUTION: CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICE AGREEMENT - PARAGON PROJECT RESOURCES, INC. - MOVED TO THE REGULAR AGENDA, PLEASE CONSULT THE REGULAR AGENDA

9G. RESOLUTION: GRANT APPLICATION - TEXAS STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A GRANT APPLICATION TO THE TEXAS STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES COMMISSION (TSLAC) IN THE AMOUNT OF $380,720 FOR SFY 2005/2006 ON BEHALF OF THE EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY AND THE TEXAS TRANS-PECOS LIBRARY SYSTEM, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY REQUIRED CONTRACTS AND RELATED DOCUMENTS TO ACCEPT FUNDING OF THAT AMOUNT OR ANY OTHER AMOUNT APPROVED BY TSLAC. THE GRANT FUNDS WILL BE USED FOR LIBRARY OPERATIONS. (NO MATCHING FUNDS REQUIRED.) (ALL DISTRICTS)

[LIBRARY, CAROL BREY-CASIANO, (915) 541-4941]

9H. RESOLUTION: INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN CITY AND COUNTY - $525,174.00 EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (JAG)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE COUNTY AND THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR THE COUNTY TO SUBMIT A GRANT APPLICATION TO THE U.S DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FOR A FOUR-YEAR GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $525,174.00, FOR AN EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (JAG). THE CITY PORTION WILL BE USED TO CONTINUE EFFORTS IN REDUCING CRIME THROUGH THE IMPLEMENTATION OF AN UPFRONT IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM, WHICH WILL SERVE AS A MAJOR INVESTIGATIVE TOOL. IT WILL ENSURE THAT ALL ARRESTEES WITH PRIOR ARRESTS BY THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT ARE IDENTIFIED AT THE BEGINNING OF THE ARREST PROCESS. THE SYSTEM WILL ENABLE OFFICERS TO CAPTURE FINGERPRINT IMAGES ON ANY ARREST RANGING FROM CLASS C TO FELONY OFFENSES; THAT THE CITY MANAGER OR HER DESIGNEE BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY RELATED PAPERWORK, INCLUDING ALL UNDERSTANDINGS AND ASSURANCES CONTAINED THEREIN, AND ACCEPT, REJECT, ALTER, OR TERMINATE THE RESULTING GRANT, AUTHORIZE BUDGET TRANSFERS AND SUBMIT ANY NECESSARY REVISIONS TO THE OPERATIONAL PLAN. GRANT IS A JOINT VENTURE BETWEEN CITY AND COUNTY, WITH A 50%-50% ALLOCATION OF FUNDS, CITY PORTION BEING $262,587.00. NO CASH MATCH IS REQUIRED. [POLICE DEPARTMENT, ASSISTANT CHIEF PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7310]

10. APPOINTMENT: WILLIAM F. STUDER, JR. AS DEPUTY CITY MANAGER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPOINTMENT OF WILLIAM F. STUDER, JR., AS DEPUTY CITY MANAGER, EFFECTIVE MARCH 29, 2005. [CITY MANAGER, JOYCE A. WILSON, (915) 541-4844]

11. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: JACOB TEITSCH TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

JACOB TEITSCH TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, DISTRICT 5.

[REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4189]

12A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: DANIEL DE LA HAYE TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

DANIEL DE LA HAYE TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4416]

POSTPONED FROM 03/15/05 AND 03/08/05

12B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ROBERT C. SCHULZ TO THE PUBLIC UTILITY REGULATION BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ROBERT C. SCHULZ TO THE PUBLIC UTILITY REGULATION BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE VIVIAN ROJAS, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE VIVIAN ROJAS, (915) 541-4108]

13A. RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT: 3024 FORT BLVD. IN ALLEY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

ON EXISTING POLE BEHIND 3024 FORT BLVD. IN ALLEY $464.00 (DISTRICT 2)

(DEPT. ID 01010002; ACCT. #504420; FUND #01101; CLASS #01001) [REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4996]

13B. RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT: BETWEEN 3810 AND 3814 MOBILE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

BETWEEN 3810 AND 3814 MOBILE ON EXISTING POLE $929.00 (DISTRICT 2)

(DEPT. ID 01010002; ACCT. #504420; FUND #01101; CLASS #01001) [REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4996]

14. CHANGE ORDER NO. FIVE - BYRNE/ARROW, PLAZA THEATRE RESTORATION AND EXPANSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE CHANGE ORDER NO. FIVE TO BYRNE/ARROW, A JOINT VENTURE, FOR CONTRACT NO. 2004-015, PLAZA THEATRE RESTORATION AND EXPANSION PROJECT FOR AN INCREASED AMOUNT OF $168,752.00, AS FOLLOWS:

SCOPE CHANGE: MAKE IMPROVEMENTS TO THE THEATRE FOR THE INTRODUCTION OF THE ORGAN TO INCLUDE LIGHTING AND ELECTRICAL POWER, ELEVATED SERVICE PLATFORMS, REVISED WIND LINES, WIDER DOOR OPENINGS, A MECHANICAL SPIRAL LIFT FOR THE CONSOLE, AND TEMPERATURE CONTROL DEVICES. THE EL PASO COMMUNITY FOUNDATION WILL PAY THE TOTAL COST FOR THIS CHANGE ORDER REQUEST. [PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, BYRON JOHNSON, (915) 541-4308]

15. EXTEND AGREEMENT TWO (2) YEARS - ELLIS ENTERPRISES, INC. DBA INTERSTATE BATTERIES OF EL PASO

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE DIRECTOR OF PURCHASING BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT FOR TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS, FROM MAY 4, 2006 TO MAY 4, 2008 PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF CONTRACT 2003-114 WITH ELLIS ENTERPRISES INC., DBA INTERSTATE BATTERIES OF EL PASO, EL PASO, TEXAS FOR BATTERIES.

OPTION NO.: ONE [OF ONE]

AWARD AMOUNT: $120,000.00 (TOTAL TWO YEAR EXTENSION)

ACCOUNT NOS.: 37370155-503121-45202

FUNDING SOURCE: FLEET SERVICE INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

DEPARTMENT: FLEET SERVICE

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

16A. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-125, EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME LAB FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS

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.: 2005-125 EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME LAB FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS

CONTRACTOR: JAN-CAR, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 21150060-P500232-16411-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: STATE CONFISCATED FUNDS

ITEMS: BASE BID $126,975.00

TOTAL AWARD: $126,975.00

DISTRICT (S): 8

RECOMMENDATION:

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND POLICE RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO JAN-CAR, INC., AS THIS OFFEROR HAS PROVIDED THE BEST VALUE PROPOSAL. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO 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, BYRON JOHNSON, (915) 541-4308]

16B. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-064, FORKLIFT, ELECTRIC STAND UP MULTI TIRE

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-064 FORKLIFT, ELECTRIC STAND UP MULTI TIRE

AWARD TO: FMH MATERIAL HANDLING SOLUTIONS

EL PASO, TX

ITEM (S): 1, O2, O4

AMOUNT: $34,060.00

DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 62620020-508006-P500004

FUNDING SOURCE: AIRPORT CAPITAL FUNDS

TOTAL AWARD: $34,060.00

DISTRICT (S): 3

THE DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION AND THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE OFFER, BY DEFINITION MEETING SPECIFICATIONS, FROM RESPONSIBLE PARTIES.

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE, FOR ONE (1) FORKLIFT, MULTI-TIRE, STAND UP, ELECTRIC.

THERE WAS AN OPTION OF PURCHASING UP TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT [100%] OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT QUANTITIES, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT. NO PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT IS OFFERED.

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

16C. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-121, GREEN PAINT, AIRFIELD MARKING, TYPE II WATERBORNE

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-121 GREEN PAINT, AIRFIELD MARKING, TYPE II WATERBORNE

AWARD TO: ENNIS PAINT, INC.

ENNIS, TX

ITEM (S): 1

AMOUNT: $26,428.875

DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 62620003-503121

FUNDING SOURCE: AIRPORT OPERATING FUNDS

TOTAL AWARD: $26,428.875

DISTRICT (S): 3

THE DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION AND THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE OFFER, BY DEFINITION MEETING SPECIFICATIONS, FROM RESPONSIBLE PARTIES.

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE FOR ''GREEN PAINT, AIRFIELD MARKING, TYPE II WATERBORNE''.

THERE WAS AN OPTION OF PURCHASING UP TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT [100%] OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT QUANTITIES, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN SIX MONTHS FROM DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT. NO PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT IS OFFERED.

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

17A. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-672 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES - MOVED TO THE REGULAR AGENDA, PLEASE CONSULT THE REGULAR AGENDA

17B. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-813 PARKS AND RECREATION - MOVED TO THE REGULAR AGENDA, PLEASE CONSULT THE REGULAR AGENDA

17C. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-814 PARKS AND RECREATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THIS BUDGET TRANSFER REQUESTS AN APPROPRIATION INCREASE FOR MARTY ROBBINS RECREATION CENTER TO CONDUCT A SUMMER PROGRAM PAID FOR BY USER FEES. THIS WILL BE A TRADITIONAL CLUB REC PROGRAM.

INCREASE $14,310 TO 51510076/P50025216339/404304 CHLDCR/CLBRC

INCREASE $ 5,800 TO 51510076/P50025216339/501011 PART-TIMETMP

INCREASE $ 400 TO 51510076/P50025216339/501129 FICA-CMATCH

INCREASE $ 100 TO 51510076/P50025216339/501130 FICA MED

INCREASE $ 200 TO 51510076/P50025216339/501100 WRKRS COMP

INCREASE $ 10 TO 51510076/P50025216339/501101 UNMPLMTCMP

INCREASE $ 2,000 TO 51510076/P50025216339/502214 TRAIN/INSTCONT

INCREASE $ 500 TO 51510076/P50025216339/502215 OTSDCONTNOC

INCREASE $ 1,000 TO 51510076/P50025216339/503115 FOOD & BEV

INCREASE $ 2,300 TO 51510076/P50025216339/503116 REC SUPPLIES

INCREASE $ 2,000 TO 51510076/P50025216339/504422 FIELD TRIPS

17D. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-837 PARKS AND RECREATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THIS BUDGET TRANSFER REQUESTS A NEW APPROPRIATION TO PURCHASE TWO TOURNAMENT SIZED BILLIARD TABLES FOR THE EASTSIDE SENIOR CENTER. THEIR BILLIARDS ROOM IS BEING RENOVATED USING 2004 BOND PROCEEDS AND THE TWO NEW TABLES WILL BE PURCHASED USING MONEY AVAILABLE IN FUND BALANCE. (DISTRICT 5)

INCREASE $6,000 TO 51510404/P50022616326/407002 EST REV

INCREASE $6,000 TO 51510404/P50022616326/508009 FURN & FIXT

17E. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-838 PARKS AND RECREATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THIS BUDGET TRANSFER REQUESTS A NEW APPROPRIATION FOR THE HILOS DE PLATA SENIOR CENTER TO PURCHASE ADDITIONAL CHAIRS FOR USE AT RENTAL AND NORMAL CENTER ACTIVITIES. MONEY IS AVAILABLE IN FUND BALANCE. (DISTRICT 8)

INCREASE $6,200 TO 51510206/P50022216322/407002 EST REV

INCREASE $6,200 TO 51510206/P50022216322/508009 FURNITURE

18A. APPLICATIONS FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: SUSIE BYRD / VERONICA ESCOBAR

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.

SUSIE BYRD / VERONICA ESCOBAR TO USE AMPLIFICATION (1 MICROPHONE, 4 SPEAKERS AND 2 AMPS) AT MEMORIAL PARK - 1701 COPIA ST. ON APRIL 9, 2005 FROM 12:00 P.M. TO 3:00 P.M. FOR A RALLY. APPROXIMATELY 10 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 100 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. PERMIT NO. 05-022 [VERONICA ESCOBAR] (DISTRICT 2)

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.

18B. APPLICATIONS FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: HUMANE SOCIETY OF EL PASO

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.

HUMANE SOCIETY OF EL PASO TO HOLD A FUNDRAISING WALK ON APRIL 10, 2005 FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 1:00 P.M. ROUTE: JOGGING PATH AT ALBUM PARK, LOCATED AT 3110 PARKWOOD. APPROXIMATELY 300 PERSONS, 100 ANIMALS WILL TAKE PART AND 25 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (1 AMP, 4 MICS, AND 4 SPEAKERS) PERMIT NO. 05-023 [JONATHAN SHOMAN] (DISTRICT 5)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO, PARKS, AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. 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.

ADDN. 1B. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE RECOMMENDATION TO CONSOLIDATE THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION AND THE COMMISSION ON BORDER RELATIONS

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE RECOMMENDATION TO CONSOLIDATE THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION AND THE COMMISSION ON BORDER RELATIONS. THIS CONSOLIDATION IS AIMED AT IMPROVING THE SISTER CITIES', EL PASO AND JUAREZ, CURRENT EFFICIENCY, EFFICACY, AND OVERALL ABILITY TO IDENTIFY MUTUAL OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES; TO PROMOTE AND STRENGTHEN FUTURE COOPERATIVES AND SOLUTIONS; TO ADOPT, ONCE REFINED, THE FIVE ARTICLES OUTLINED IN THE SISTER CITY AGREEMENT; THAT THE NEW COMMISSION FALL UNDER THE MAYOR PRO-TEM DESIGNATION AND BE COMPRISED OF AN EQUAL AMOUNT OF CITY GOVERNMENT APPOINTEES FROM BOTH CITIES; TO BE CHAIRED BY PRESENT AND FUTURE DISTRICTS ADJACENT TO THE MEXICAN-US BORDER DUE TO DEMOGRAPHIC AND GEOGRAPHIC FACTORS; THAT MEMBERS HOLD MONTHLY MEETINGS, THAT AGENDAS AND MINUTES BE DOCUMENTED AND ARCHIVED; JOINT RECOMMENDATIONS THROUGH REPORTS WILL BE MADE AND CONSIDERED ON ISSUES AND PROJECTS AFFECTING THE DEVELOPMENT OR RELATIONS BETWEEN THE TWO COMMUNITIES, AND THE BORDER, AND IN PROXIMITY TO EL PASO, THAT WILL ENHANCE AND BENEFIT THE RELATIONS BETWEEN THE COMMUNITIES; AND THAT SUBSEQUENT AND EQUAL DESIGN, DISCUSSION, AND APPROVAL SHALL ALSO BE REQUIRED FROM CIUDAD JUAREZ. IT IS, THEREFORE, RECOMMENDED THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE DIRECTED TO INSTRUCT LEGAL TO (1) PREPARE AN ORDINANCE TO REPEAL THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION AND THE COMMISSION ON BORDER RELATIONS FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONSOLIDATING THE TWO, AND, (2) REQUEST THAT LEGAL PREPARE AN ORDINANCE CREATING A NEW BOARD, TITLED THE INTERNATIONAL BORDER RELATIONS COMMISSION, TO REPLACE THOSE TWO BOARDS. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 19.  INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

19A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS), OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE, TO ADD A SUBSECTION IDENTIFYING THE SPEED LIMIT AS THIRTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR ON EXECUTIVE CENTER BOULEVARD FROM MESA STREET NORTH TO PAISANO DRIVE. THE PENALTY AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

19B. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO THE CENTRAL BUSINESS ASSOCIATION OF EL PASO, INC., TO PERMIT TEMPORARY SIDEWALK VENDING FOR PARTICIPATING MERCHANTS WITHIN CERTAIN PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY IN DOWNTOWN EL PASO FROM APRIL 13, 2005 THROUGH JULY 3, 2005. (SP-05003) (DISTRICT 8) [PLANNING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

19C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 3 (REVENUE AND FINANCE) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE, CHAPTER 3.04 (PROPERTY TAXES) BY AMENDING SECTION 3.04.040 (EXEMPTION - RESIDENCE HOMESTEAD) TO INCREASE THE AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO QUALIFY UNDER THE CURRENT CODE. [REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4996]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS AMENDED

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON APRIL 12, 2005 FOR ITEMS 19A - 19C

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 YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
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: 9D.  RESOLUTION: Amending Chapter 5 - Program for the Rehabilitation of Investor-Owned Properties  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

<ACTION TAKEN: NOT CARRIED TO APPROVE THE RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, CHAPTER 5, PROGRAM FOR THE REHABILITATION OF INVESTOR-OWNED PROPERTIES, OF THE COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT HOUSING PROGRAMS HANDBOOK CURRENTLY REQUIRES THAT THE CITY MUST HAVE A FIRST LIEN ON THE PROPERTY IN ORDER TO SECURE A LOAN FOR REHABILITATION OF AN INVESTOR-OWNED PROPERTY UNDER THE HOUSING PROGRAM; AND

WHEREAS, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL PASO HAS DETERMINED THAT THERE ARE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH AN EXCEPTION SHOULD BE GRANTED FOR THE FIRST-LIEN REQUIREMENT IN THE HOUSING PROGRAMS HANDBOOK;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL PASO:

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVE THE FOLLOWING AMENDMENT TO CHAPTER 5, PROGRAM FOR THE REHABILITATION OF INVESTOR-OWNED PROPERTIES, OF THE COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT HOUSING PROGRAMS HANDBOOK, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR:

1. SECTION II. FINANCING. SUBSECTION A. ON PAGE 5-3 IS AMENDED BY ADDING THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE AT THE END OF THE PARAGRAPH:

AN EXCEPTION TO THE FIRST-LIEN REQUIREMENT WILL BE MADE FOR HIGHLY LEVERAGED AND/OR TAX-CREDIT PROJECTS RESULTING IN A MINIMUM OF 100 AFTER-REHABILITATION UNITS OF NEW AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND WHERE THE CITY'S CONTRIBUTION WILL NOT EXCEED 20% OF THE TOTAL PROJECT COST.

2. THE REMAINING PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 5, PROGRAM FOR THE REHABILITATION OF INVESTOR-OWNED PROPERTIES, OF THE COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT HOUSING PROGRAMS HANDBOOK SHALL CONTINUE IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, ROBERT SALINAS, (915) 541-4643]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing NO
3 Rep. Lozano NO
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas NO
8 Rep. Cobos NO
- Mayor Wardy NO (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: 20B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: RESOLUTION: Dedicating Food Service Industry Position - El Paso City-County Health and Environmental District, Board of Health  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO DEDICATE A POSITION ON THE EL PASO CITY-COUNTY HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRICT, BOARD OF HEALTH TO A MEMBER OF THE FOOD SERVICE INDUSTRY.

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSAN AUSTIN, (915) 541-4886 AND CITY MANAGER JOYCE WILSON, (915) 541-4844]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
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.  PURCHASING: BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: Solicitation No. 2005-076, Security Guard Services for the El Paso International Airport  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

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.: 2005-076 SECURITY GUARD SERVICES FOR THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

AWARD TO: AKAL SECURITY, INC.

ESPAÑOLA, NM

ITEM (S): ALL

AMOUNT: $517,153.14 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 62620005-502212

FUNDING SOURCE: AIRPORT OPERATING FUND

TOTAL AWARD: $1,551,459.42 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): 3

AWARD BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT FOR SOLICITATION 2005-076 ''SECURITY GUARD SERVICES FOR THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT'', AS INDICATED. THE RECOMMENDED VENDOR IS THE HIGHEST RANKED BID SUBMITTED FOR THE REFERENCED SOLICITATION. THE REVIEW COMMITTEE, CONSISTING OF CITY STAFF MEMBERS, HAS REVIEWED THE BIDS AND RECOMMENDS AWARD AS INDICATED. THE RECOMMENDED VENDOR HAS PROVIDED THE BEST VALUE BID AND MEETS THE BEST VALUE CRITERIA.

THIS CONTRACT WILL BE ADMINISTERED FROM AKAL'S LOCAL OFFICE AT 6501 BOEING STREET, EL PASO, TEXAS. PAYMENTS ARE MADE TO THIS ADDRESS. THIS IS A THREE (3) YEAR CONTRACT, FOR SECURITY GUARD SERVICES AT THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

THE CONTRACT WILL OFFICIALLY BEGIN AT 12:01 A.M., MAY 1, 2005.

VENDOR OFFERS THE CITY THE OPTION OF EXTENDING THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT FOR TWENTY-FOUR (24) ADDITIONAL MONTHS AT THE SAME UNIT PRICES, IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN TWO (2) YEARS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT.

VENDOR DOES NOT OFFER A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
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: 9F.  RESOLUTION: Construction Management Service Agreement - Paragon Project Resources, Inc.  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PARAGON PROJECT RESOURCES, INC., FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS “CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR THE EPIA PAVEMENT REHABILITATION PROJECT” FOR A PERIOD OF SEVEN (7) MONTHS WITH AN OPTION TO RENEW FOR THREE ADDITIONAL MONTHS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE HUNDRED TWENTY SIX THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED AND FORTY-SEVEN AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($126,347.00).

(DISTRICT 2) FUND SOURCE: AIRPORT FUNDS - G620AIP0022-62620031-11511-508027

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 21B.  PURCHASING: BID: Solicitation No. 2005-123, H.M.A.C. Surface Course Type ''C'' 2005-2006  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

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.: 2005-123 H. M. A. C. SURFACE COURSE TYPE ''C'' 2005-2006

CONTRACTOR: ALLIED PAVING COMPANY

EL PASO TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: STREETS

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 32010200-01101-502227

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL FUNDS

ITEMS: BASE BID I ITEM 1 (1A-1C) $527,107.00

ITEM 2 (2A-2C) $ 36,250.00

TOTAL AWARD: $563,357.00

DISTRICT (S): CITYWIDE

RECOMMENDATION:

THE DEPARTMENT OF STREETS RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO ALLIED PAVING COMPANY, THE LOW RESPONSIBLE, RESPONSIVE BIDDER. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO 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.

WORK UNDER THE UNIT PRICE COMPONENT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED VALUE AND WILL BE ORDERED, PERFORMED, INVOICED AND PAID BY MEASURED QUANTITY. THE ACTUAL COST OF THE UNIT PRICE COMPONENT WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL OF UNIT PRICES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 22.  PUBLIC HEARING - BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS: Condemnation Hearing - 3428 E. San Antonio  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE IF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 3428 E. SAN ANTONIO AVENUE, 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 JUNE 2004. THE OWNERS OF THIS PROPERTY, JOSEFA RANGEL ROMO AND JOSE VICENTE RANGEL, 3428 E. SAN ANTONIO AVENUE, EL PASO, TEXAS 79905, HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED OF THE VIOLATIONS AT THIS PROPERTY. (DISTRICT 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
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: 17A.  BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-672 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ON BEHALF OF THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT, BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $224,760 FROM THE MEDICAL EXAMINER'S FACILITY TO THE HEALTH ADMINISTRATION PHASE III PROJECT. FUNDING SOURCE IS A FEDERAL AIR QUALITY ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM GRANT WHICH MUST BE USED FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THE HEALTH ADMINISTRATION BUILDING. (DISTRICT 3)

DECREASE $224,759.99 FROM 41150012/PPWHE0400205621/508027 CONSTRUCTION

INCREASE $224,759.99 TO 41150012/PHE020305621/508027 CONSTRUCTION

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
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: 17B.  BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-813 PARKS AND RECREATION  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THIS BUDGET TRANSFER REQUESTS AN APPROPRIATION FOR EASTWOOD RECREATION CENTER TO CONDUCT TWO SUMMER PROGRAMS PAID FOR BY USER FEES. ONE WILL BE A TRADITIONAL CLUB REC PROGRAM AND THE OTHER WILL BE A PERFORMING ARTS SUMMER CAMP.

INCREASE $45,900 TO 51510075/P50025116338/404304 CHLDCR/CLBRC

INCREASE $ 8,590 TO 51510075/P50025116338/501011 PART-TIMETMP

INCREASE $ 400 TO 51510075/P50025116338/501129 FICA-CMATCH

INCREASE $ 100 TO 51510075/P50025116338/501130 FICA MED

INCREASE $ 200 TO 51510075/P50025116338/501100 WRKRS COMP

INCREASE $ 10 TO 51510075/P50025116338/501101 UNMPLMTCMP

INCREASE $ 500 TO 51510075/P50025116338/502206 JANITORIALCONT

INCREASE $13,000 TO 51510075/P50025116338/502214 TRAIN/INSTCONT

INCREASE $ 2,000 TO 51510075/P50025116338/502215 OTSDCONTNOC

INCREASE $ 500 TO 51510075/P50025116338/502404 OFFEQUPLEASE

INCREASE $ 2,300 TO 51510075/P50025116338/503100 OFF SUPPLIES

INCREASE $ 300 TO 51510075/P50025116338/503112 CLIN/MEDSUP

INCREASE $14,000 TO 51510075/P50025116338/503116 REC SUPPLIES

INCREASE $ 4,000 TO 51510075/P50025116338/504422 FIELD TRIPS

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
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: 1A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Cleanup Costs - ASARCO  (Addition)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO UNDERTAKE EFFORTS TO COLLECT FROM ASARCO THE COSTS OF REMEDIATING THE EL PASO METALS SITE, INCLUDING FILING A LAWSUIT, AND DIRECTING THE CITY ATTORNEY TO INVESTIGATE THE RETENTION OF OUTSIDE COUNSEL TO REPRESENT THE CITY OF EL PASO IN CONNECTION WITH THESE EFFORTS, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EL PASO TO UNDERTAKE EFFORTS TO COLLECT CLEANUP COSTS FOR THE EL PASO METALS SITE FROM ASARCO, TO INCLUDE ANY LEGAL ACTION, AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY ATTORNEY OR HER DESIGNEE TO NEGOTIATE AND ENTER INTO CONTRACTS WITH OUTSIDE COUNSEL TO REPRESENT THE CITY OF EL PASO IN CONNECTION WITH THESE EFFORTS.

[MAYOR'S OFFICE, ADRIAN OCEGUEDA, (915) 541-4145]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin DID NOT VOTE
2 Rep. Cushing DID NOT VOTE
3 Rep. Lozano YES
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: 20A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: San Antonio Alternative Housing Corporation  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON ALLOWING CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS TO POLICY REQUIRING CITY TO HOLD FIRST LIEN ON RENTAL REHABILITATION PROJECTS UNDER THE HUD-FUNDED HOME INVESTOR-OWNED PROPERTIES PROGRAM, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO AN EXCEPTION FOR THE DESERT PINES PROJECT ON GEORGE DIETER BLVD., SUBMITTED BY THE SAN ANTONIO ALTERNATIVE HOUSING CORPORATION. [REPRESENTATIVE PAUL J. ESCOBAR, (915) 541-4182]

POSTPONED FROM 03/08/05

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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