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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 8/18/2009
 
   
Item: 1.  REGIONAL 911 BOARD: Discussion and action on the approval of El Paso County 911 District FY2010 budget to be presented by Ms. Mary Kozak, Director of El Paso County 911 District. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF EL PASO COUNTY 911 DISTRICT FY2010 BUDGET TO BE PRESENTED BY MS. MARY KOZAK, DIRECTOR OF EL PASO COUNTY 911 DISTRICT.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [911 DISTRICT, MARY KOZAK, (915) 562-3911]

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

ALL MATTERS LISTED UNDER THE CONSENT AGENDA, INCLUDING THOSE ON THE ADDITION TO THE AGENDA, WILL BE CONSIDERED BY CITY COUNCIL TO BE ROUTINE AND WILL BE ENACTED BY ONE MOTION UNLESS SEPARATE DISCUSSION IS REQUESTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS. PRIOR TO THE VOTE, MEMBERS OF THE AUDIENCE MAY ASK QUESTIONS REGARDING ITEMS ON THE CONSENT AGENDA. WHEN THE VOTE HAS BEEN TAKEN, IF AN ITEM HAS NOT BEEN CALLED OUT FOR SEPARATE DISCUSSION, THE ITEM HAS BEEN APPROVED. COUNCIL MAY, HOWEVER, RECONSIDER ANY ITEM AT ANY TIME DURING THE MEETING. THE WORDING OF ALL AGENDA ITEMS SHALL APPEAR IN THE MINUTES OF THIS MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL AS POSTED, UNLESS OTHERWISE REVISED BY THIS OR OTHER MOTION OF COUNCIL, WITHOUT THE NECESSITY OF THE CITY CLERK READING THE WORDING OF EACH ITEM INTO THE RECORD.

"2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF AUGUST 11, 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF AUGUST 11, 2009.

[MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"3. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"4A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE DIRECTOR OF AVIATION BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND SUBMIT GRANT APPLICATIONS AND RELATED DOCUMENTATION TO THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA), AND BE DESIGNATED THE OFFICIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE CITY OF EL PASO TO ACT IN CONNECTION WITH THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THE AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (AIP), PROJECT NO. 3-48-0077-27-09

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE DIRECTOR OF AVIATION BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND SUBMIT GRANT APPLICATIONS AND RELATED DOCUMENTATION TO THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA), AND BE DESIGNATED THE OFFICIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE CITY OF EL PASO TO ACT IN CONNECTION WITH THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THE AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (AIP), PROJECT NO. 3-48-0077-27-09; AND THAT UPON APPROVAL AND ISSUANCE OF SUCH GRANT BY THE FAA, THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO ACCEPT AND SIGN THE GRANT AGREEMENT, AND OTHER NECESSARY DOCUMENTS WHEN THE FORM AND SUBSTANCE OF THOSE DOCUMENTS HAS BEEN REVIEWED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE.

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

"4B. RESOLUTION: THAT O.P.E.P BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL SPL09-00020.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT O.P.E.P BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF OCHOA STREET BETWEEN FIRST AVENUE AND PAISANO DRIVE FROM 9:00 P.M. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2009 TO 2:00 A.M. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2009. SPL09-00020. (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

"4C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AGUILAR & MESTA, INC. D/B/A PERSPECTIVA FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''WESTSIDE TRANSIT TERMINAL''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AGUILAR & MESTA, INC. D/B/A PERSPECTIVA FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''WESTSIDE TRANSIT TERMINAL'' IN THE AMOUNT OF $22,016 THEREBY EXTENDING THE CONTRACT AMOUNT FROM $152,230 TO A TOTAL OF $174,246. FUNDING SOURCE IS AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT (ARRA). (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"4D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AIA ENGINEERS, LTD., FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''BUS STOP ENHANCEMENTS''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AIA ENGINEERS, LTD., FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''BUS STOP ENHANCEMENTS'' IN THE AMOUNT OF $184,829.03 AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $234,829.03. FUNDING SOURCE IS AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT (ARRA).

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

"4E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND IRMA BEDOLLA AKA IRMA BEDOLLA FLORES, BERTHA PEREZ AKA BERTHA ALICIA FLORES CONTRERAS, EDITH CARRILLO, MILTON A. FLORES RIOS, PERLA JAZMIN FLORES HOLGUIN, JAIME SALVADOR FLORES NUNEZ AND LUIS ALFREDO FLORES NUNEZ , PROPERTY KNOWN AS 4605 DURAZNO AVE.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND IRMA BEDOLLA AKA IRMA BEDOLLA FLORES, BERTHA PEREZ AKA BERTHA ALICIA FLORES CONTRERAS, EDITH CARRILLO, MILTON A. FLORES RIOS, PERLA JAZMIN FLORES HOLGUIN, JAIME SALVADOR FLORES NUNEZ AND LUIS ALFREDO FLORES NUNEZ FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY FOR $7,600: THE EAST 38 FEET OF THE WEST 83 FEET OF LOTS 1 AND 2, BLOCK 24, LINCOLN PARK ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF ON FILE IN VOLUME 13, PAGE 63, PLAT RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, COMMONLY KNOWN AS 4605 DURAZNO AVE., EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. THIS EXPENDITURE IS FUNDED THROUGH 2006 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION. PROJECT #: PSTM06PW556; FUND: 27264; DEPARTMENT: 14200500; ACCOUNT: 508000. (DISTRICT 3)

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

"4F. RESOLUTION: SOLID WASTE LIENS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE SOLID WASTE LIENS ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT A) (DISTRICTS 1, 3, 5, 6, 7 AND 8)

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

ATTACHMENT A

SOLID WASTE LIENS

AUGUST 18, 2009

LOT(S) 19 & 20 (6312.00 SQ FT), BLOCK A, MONTOYA SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 1) $532.78 GONZALO & ADA E. VELASQUEZ

738 HEMPSTEAD DRIVE $322.53 MARIA L. DIAZ

(DISTRICT 1)

E PT OF LOT 26 (50.05 FT OF W, 91.58 FT ON N, 37.04 FT ON E, 91.39 FT ON S) (0.092 ACRE), PARK SIDE SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 3) $264.04 JESUS A. ENRIQUEZ

6140 CLEVELAND AVENUE $203.42 MARIA S. ARANDA

(DISTRICT 3)

11332 ARDELLE AVENUE $163.21 PEDRO DE LA CRUZ

(DISTRICT 5)

LOT(S) PT OF NW COR (BEG 190 FT S & 150.03 FT E OF NW COR) (49962.88 SQ FT), YSLETA INDUSTRIAL DIST #2 RPL SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 6) $1,014.22 JOSE D. J. & SYLVIA BARRAGAN

12105 ESTHER LAMA $979.93 NATIONAL CENTER FOR EMPLOYMENT (DISTRICT 6) OF THE DISABLED

9858 ISAAC DRIVE $432.10 ROSA BLANCO

(DISTRICT 6)

9741 LA MORENITA $191.09 GUADALUPE N. PORRAS

(DISTRICT 6)

9853 LA MORENITA $211.84 PEDRO A. & SILVIA VILLALOBOS

(DISTRICT 6)

9912 LA MORENITA $272.98 JOSE R. POLENDO

(DISTRICT 6)

LOT(S) 16 (84336.59 SQ FT), BLOCK 4, QUAIL RUN SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 6) $352.02 RT REVOCABLE TRUST, BRUCE R. PONZIO

945 CORNELIUS DRIVE $323.85 HERMAN CENICEROS

(DISTRICT 7)

N 20 FT OF LOT(S) 5 & E 80 FT OF S 6 FT OF (LOT)S 5 & E 80 FT OF N 11 FT OF LOT(S) 4

(3760 SQ FT), BLOCK 256, CAMPBELL SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 8) $271.89 JANNIE H. RICHARDSON

606 VAL VERDE $239.69 GENOVEVA M. MONTOYA

(DISTRICT 8)

LOT(S) 13 & 14 (8400.00 SQ FT), BLOCK 11, MUNDY HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 8) $137.49 CENTRO VIDA INC.

"4G. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE BI-NATIONAL HAZARDOUS MATERIALS EMERGENCY PLAN MODIFICATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS; SUNLAND PARK NEW MEXICO; MUNICIPALITY OF JUAREZ, CHIHUAHUA, AND YSLETA DEL SUR PUEBLO.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE BI-NATIONAL HAZARDOUS MATERIALS EMERGENCY PLAN MODIFICATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS; SUNLAND PARK NEW MEXICO; MUNICIPALITY OF JUAREZ, CHIHUAHUA, AND YSLETA DEL SUR PUEBLO. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FIRE DEPARTMENT, RALPH B. JOHNSON, (915) 771-1044]

"4H. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO INTERLOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY (''NMSU'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO INTERLOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY (''NMSU'') WHEREBY THE CITY SHALL PAY AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $39,522.55 TO NMSU FOR NMSU STAFF TO PROVIDE EVALUATION SERVICES FOR THE CITY'S ''CHOICES TWO SHOULD KNOW'' PROGRAM, WHICH SERVICES SHALL END ON DECEMBER 31, 2009. (ALL DISTRICTS) [HEALTH DEPARTMENT, SUE BEATTY, (915) 771-5853]

"4I. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SERVICE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ENRIQUE CARBAJAL (''ARTIST'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SERVICE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ENRIQUE CARBAJAL (''ARTIST''), TO DESIGN, FABRICATE, AND PROVIDE INSTRUCTIONS AND CONSULTATION FOR PUBLIC ART TO BE KNOWN AS THE PASO DEL NORTE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE PUBLIC ART PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $300,000. (DISTRICT 8) [MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, SEAN MCGLYNN, (915) 541-4896]

"4J. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE HARRIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION MUNICIPALITY MASTER SERVICE INTERLOCAL CONTRACT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE HARRIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION MUNICIPALITY MASTER SERVICE INTERLOCAL CONTRACT IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THEIR COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"5. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUNDS: TAX REFUNDS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE TAX REFUNDS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED.

(SEE ATTACHMENT B) (ALL DISTRICTS) [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

ATTACHMENT B

TAX REFUNDS

AUGUST 18, 2009

A. SELECT PORTFOLIO SERVICING INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,823.03 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-013A-6100).



B. CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,678.79 OVERPAYMENT OF 2007 TAXES. (PID #C834-999-0050-3700).



C. LPS ION BEHALF OF SPS IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,052.21 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #D047-999-0120-0900).



D. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,282.49 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #F609-999-0190-0300).

E. SELECT PORTFOLIO SERVICING IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,835.84 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #H782-000-0080-1200).



F. CITIMORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,992.48

OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #H791-005-0050-0990).



G. SUNTRUST MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,693.30

OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #M085-999-0010-0100).



H. JOE LOZANO AND ELIZABETH LOZANO IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,235.51 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #S658-999-0060-3400).

I. GREEN TREE SERVICING IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,026.20

OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #T287-999-1430-5800).



J. FIRST AMERICAN C/O HOMESELECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,872.55 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-3500-3000).



K. SELECT PORTFOLIO SERVICING, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,386.19 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #V897-999-0790-0100).



L. AMERICAN HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,194.70 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #Y902-001-0004-0001).



"6. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO ORACLE USA INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO ORACLE USA INC., A STATE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES (DIR) CONTRACTOR UNDER DIR STATE CONTRACT DIR-VPC-03-018, FOR THE UPGRADE OF ORACLE PEOPLESOFT ENTERPRISE HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE IN THE AMOUNT OF $305,437. PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE DIR PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 27, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

ACCOUNT NO.: 31136001 - 508010 - 27136 - PIT09001

FUNDING SOURCE: FY 2009 IT ACTION PLAN FUNDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $305,437

REFERENCE NO.: 2009-300

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"7A. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-217 (SECURITY - POLICE IMPOUND LOT) TO RUIZ PROTECTIVE SERVICE, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-217 (SECURITY - POLICE IMPOUND LOT) TO RUIZ PROTECTIVE SERVICE, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $200,972.19.

DEPARTMENT: EL PASO POLICE

AWARD TO: RUIZ PROTECTIVE SERVICE, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ACCOUNT NO.: 21150064 - 502212 - 16413 - P500235

FUNDING SOURCE: ABANDONED AUTO RESTRICTED FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $200,972.19 (36 MONTHS)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT.

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

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND EL PASO POLICE RECOMMEND AWARD TO RUIZ PROTECTIVE SERVICE, INC., THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID. [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

"7B. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-286 (VEHICLES - ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES) TO RUDOLPH CHEVROLET, LLC, AND CASA FORD, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-286 (VEHICLES - ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES) TO RUDOLPH CHEVROLET, LLC, AND CASA FORD, INC. FOR A TOTAL AWARD OF $346,310.50.

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: RUDOLPH CHEVROLET, LLC

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 1

AMOUNT: $248,115.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: CASA FORD, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 2

AMOUNT: $98,195.50

ACCOUNT NO.: 34010289 - 508006 - 40403

FUNDING SOURCE: VEHICULAR EQUIPMENT

TOTAL AWARD: $346,310.50

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE TYPE CONTRACT FOR VEHICLES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENTS, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND GENERAL SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD TO RUDOLPH CHEVROLET, LLC, AND CASA FORD, INC., THE VENDORS OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

"8. REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-052R (HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM) TO ADVANCED BUSINESS SOFTWARE, LLC

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-052R (HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM) TO ADVANCED BUSINESS SOFTWARE, LLC, FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $499,050.

DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC HEALTH

AWARD TO: ADVANCED BUSINESS SOFTWARE, LLC

LAKESIDE, CA

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: FIVE YEARS

ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $499,050

ACCOUNT NO.: 41010162 - 502215 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH, OUTSIDE CONTRACTS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $499,050 (5-YEAR TOTAL)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A FIVE YEAR CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND PUBLIC HEALTH 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: 9A.  - 9F. 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.

9A. AN ORDINANCE EXTENDING THE TERM OF A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSE GRANTED TO SHELL OIL COMPANY BY ORDINANCE 12055, WHICH PERMITTED THE ENCROACHMENT ONTO A PORTION OF A DRAINAGE EASEMENT LOCATED IN TRACT 1A5, BLOCK 4, ASCARATE GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, WITH A MULTI-PRODUCT PIPELINE AND APPROVING THE ASSIGNMENT OF THE LICENSE TO MAGELLAN PIPELINE COMPANY L.P. APPLICANT: MAGELLAN PIPELINE COMPANY, L.P. SP94034. (DISTRICT 3)

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

9B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 016874 GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO ONIHC, L.L.C. PERMITTING THE ENCROACHMENT ONTO PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY WITH A SIDEWALK CAFÉ LOCATED AT 504 WEST SAN ANTONIO AVENUE BY ADDING THE SALE AND SERVICE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AS A PERMISSIBLE ACTIVITY IN THE PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY DESCRIBED IN ORDINANCE 016874 AND EXTENDING THE TERM OF THE SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSE TO TEN YEARS. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 504 W. SAN ANTONIO AVENUE. APPLICANT: ONIHC, L.L.C. SPL07-00018. (DISTRICT 8)

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

9C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 15 (PUBLIC SERVICES), CHAPTER 15.08 (STREET RENTALS), SECTION 15.08.120 (SPECIAL PRIVILEGES), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND THE PROCEDURES FOR USE OF PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY GRANTED BY SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSE AND PERMITS, THE PENALTY AS PROVIDED FOR IN SECTION 15.08.125 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, KIMBERLY FORSYTH, (915) 541-4165]

9D. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 8064 (CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN) TO AMEND SECTION 3.4 (F), DEMOTION OR REASSIGNMENT TO LOWER GRADE AND 4.6, LEGAL HOLIDAYS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA BALL THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

9E. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 8065, CIVIL SERVICE RULES AND REGULATIONS, AMENDING VARIOUS RULES AND REGULATIONS CONTAINED THEREIN, AS APPLICABLE TO THE CIVIL SERVICE SYSTEM OF THE CITY OF EL PASO AND CITY EMPLOYEES. (ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA BALL THOMAS, (915) 541-4509]

9F. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 13 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND PUBLIC PLACES), CHAPTER 13.24 (CITY PARKS AND RECREATION AREAS), SECTION 13.24.200, PARK AND RECREATION FACILITY USE AND FEE AUTHORIZATION, OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO REVISE AND CLARIFY THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE TYPES OF USER FEES AUTHORIZED TO BE CHARGED BY THE DEPARTMENT, TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORIZATION FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF PROGRAMMING IN THE PARKS; TO REQUIRE BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR LEAGUE COACHES, AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITIONS USED HEREIN AND ON THE FEE SCHEDULE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PARKS AND RECREATION, NANETTE SMEJKAL, (915) 541-4283]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 25, 2009, FOR ITEMS 9A - 9F

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: 10.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: That the Purchasing Manager for Financial Services, Purchasing Division, be authorized to exercise the City's option to extend current Contract 2009-086 (Ambulances) with LFG El Paso Truck Services, LP, for three additional ambulances"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2009-086 (AMBULANCES) WITH LFG EL PASO TRUCK SERVICES, LP, FOR THREE ADDITIONAL AMBULANCES PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS TO THE AWARD APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL ON MARCH 17, 2009.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT - FLEET DIVISION

ACCOUNT NO.: 37150068 - 508006 - 27265 - PFLESVC01

FUNDING SOURCE: EQUIPMENT REPLACEMENT

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $697,167 (TOTAL FOR 3 AMBULANCES)

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson 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: 11A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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, 2101 Wyoming Drive."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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: 11B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Lots 1 through 25, Block 25, Sandstone Ranch Unit Four, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, 11205 through 11253 Horse Ranch Drive. ZON09-00024 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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: 11C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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, 432 Cinecue Way. ZON09-00021"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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: 11D.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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, Holmsley Trail, north of Zaragoza Road and west of North Loop Drive. ZON09-00012 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DENIED

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]

   
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: 11E.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 18 (Building and Construction), Chapter 18.18 (Outdoor Lighting Code) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.18 (OUTDOOR LIGHTING CODE), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING EXEMPTIONS FOR DOWNTOWN, ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICTS, STATUES, AND SCULPTURES DISPLAYED FOR PUBLIC VIEWING, SEASONAL DECORATIONS, NEW DEFINITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERIOR HIGH INTENSITY DISCHARGE LIGHTS; CLARIFYING SHIELDING REQUIREMENTS, TOTAL OUTDOOR LIGHT OUTPUT STANDARDS AND NONCONFORMANCE; REQUIRING A PERMIT FOR USE OF LASER SOURCE LIGHT AND SEARCHLIGHTS AND LIMITING USE; PROHIBITING ADJUSTABLE LIGHT FIXTURES; ALLOWING TEMPORARY EXEMPTIONS AND REQUIRING A PERMIT FOR TEMPORARY EVENTS AND CONSTRUCTION IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 (VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, VICTOR Q. TORRES, (915) 541-4557]

   
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: 11F.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 18 (Building and Construction), Chapter 18.02 (Building and Construction Administrative Code)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.02 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATIVE CODE), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR REVISED BUILDING PERMIT FEES, A NON-BUSINESS HOURS INSPECTION FEE, ANNUAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS AND REGISTRATION FEE, AND A HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTORS REGISTRATION FEE; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 (VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, VICTOR Q. TORRES, (915) 541-4557]

   
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: 11G.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance vacating to public vehicular traffic a portion of a twenty-foot alley located between Anthony Street and Durango Street, 0.119 acres of land, within Block 160, Campbell's Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE VACATING TO PUBLIC VEHICULAR TRAFFIC A PORTION OF A TWENTY-FOOT ALLEY LOCATED BETWEEN ANTHONY STREET AND DURANGO STREET, 0.119 ACRES OF LAND, WITHIN BLOCK 160, CAMPBELL'S ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. LOCATION: EAST OF ANTHONY STREET AND NORTH OF OVERLAND STREET. PROPERTY OWNER: CITY OF EL PASO. (DISTRICT 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11H.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting a Special Privilege License to Plaza De Montana Partners, L.P. 116 South Stanton Street. SPL09 00017."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSE TO PLAZA DE MONTANA PARTNERS, L.P. PERMITTING THE ENCROACHMENT OF THREE AWNINGS AND THREE SIGNS OVER PORTIONS OF PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY LOCATED ON A PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 38, MILLS ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, MORE COMMONLY KNOWN AS 116 SOUTH STANTON STREET. APPLICANT: PLAZA DE MONTANA PARTNERS, LP. SPL09 00017. (DISTRICT 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: An Ordinance imposing a moratorium for a period of ninety days, unless otherwise extended, on the acceptance of applications for permits and issuance of permits for the erection, construction, or modification of off premise signs or billboards, including but not limited to, conversion to digital display."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE IMPOSING A MORATORIUM FOR A PERIOD OF NINETY DAYS, UNLESS OTHERWISE EXTENDED, ON THE ACCEPTANCE OF APPLICATIONS FOR PERMITS AND ISSUANCE OF PERMITS FOR THE ERECTION, CONSTRUCTION, OR MODIFICATION OF OFF PREMISE SIGNS OR BILLBOARDS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CONVERSION TO DIGITAL DISPLAY. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[MAYOR'S OFFICE, DIANA NUNEZ, (915) 541-4145]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13.  INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.78 (International Bridges), Section 12.78.010 (Tolls for International Bridges), "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.78 (INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES), SECTION 12.78.010 (TOLLS FOR INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO INCORPORATE STANDARD LANGUAGE FOR FEES AND TO CREATE SECTION 12.78.030 TO ALLOW FOR UP TO SEVEN NO FEE DAYS FOR PEDESTRIANS ANNUALLY; THE PENALTY AS PROVIDED FOR IN 12.84.010 OF THE CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES, SAID LARBI-CHERIF, (915) 858-3842]

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

   
Item: 14.  OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET: "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CLOSED PUBLIC HEARING

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

SECOND PUBLIC HEARING ON THE CITY OF EL PASO'S PROPOSED FY2010 PROPERTY TAX RATE INCREASE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4777]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 15A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on approving and adopting a Resolution in support of the de-mowing of certain stretches along the Rio Grande floodway for ecological restoration purposes. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON APPROVING AND ADOPTING A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF THE DE-MOWING OF CERTAIN STRETCHES ALONG THE RIO GRANDE FLOODWAY FOR ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION PURPOSES. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
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: 15B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on approving and adopting a Resolution in support of the establishment of an International Commission for the creation of an International Park."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON APPROVING AND ADOPTING A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION FOR THE CREATION OF AN INTERNATIONAL PARK. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 16.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution approving the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) Manual"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE NEIGHBORHOOD STABILIZATION PROGRAM (NSP) MANUAL; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER OR HER DESIGNEE TO ACQUIRE QUALIFIED PROPERTIES UNDER THE PROGRAM, INCLUDING AUTHORIZATION TO NEGOTIATE THE PURCHASE PRICE AND EXECUTE PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENTS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE ACQUISITIONS, UPON REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE; AND AUTHORIZING CITY MANAGER OR HER DESIGNEE TO APPROVE OR DENY OF HOMEBUYER LOANS FOR HOMEBUYER FINANCING UNDER THE PROGRAM IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE NSP MANUAL. (ALL DISTRICTS) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, ANDREA TIRRES, (915) 541-4845]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 17A.  PARKS AND RECREATION: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the Mayor and City Council accept the recommendation from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board to name the Park located at 2085 Shreya, El Paso, Texas, more specifically known as Sun Ridge #15, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, as the Frank ''Francis'' T. Hourigan Park. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ACCEPT THE RECOMMENDATION FROM THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD TO NAME THE PARK LOCATED AT 2085 SHREYA, EL PASO, TEXAS, MORE SPECIFICALLY KNOWN AS SUN RIDGE #15, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AS THE FRANK ''FRANCIS'' T. HOURIGAN PARK. (DISTRICT 6) [PARKS AND RECREATION, JOEL W. MCKNIGHT, (915) 541-4354]

   
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: 17B.  PARKS AND RECREATION: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the Service and Assessment Plan for the El Paso Public Improvement District No. 1 (Thunder Canyon) approved on April 17, 2007, as described in Ordinance No. 016603"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE SERVICE AND ASSESSMENT PLAN FOR THE EL PASO PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1 (THUNDER CANYON) APPROVED ON APRIL 17, 2007, AS DESCRIBED IN ORDINANCE NO. 016603, HAS BEEN REVIEWED ANNUALLY AS REQUIRED BY CHAPTER 372 OF THE TEXAS LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE, AND THE CITY COUNCIL FINDS THAT THERE IS NO NEED TO REVISE THE ADOPTED SERVICE AND ASSESSMENT PLAN, AND, AS A RESULT, THERE IS NO NEED TO UPDATE THE ANNUAL BUDGET AND ALL ASSESSMENTS SHALL REMAIN THE SAME AS DESCRIBED IN ORDINANCE NO. 016603. (DISTRICT 1) [PARKS AND RECREATION, SHAMORI WHITT, (915) 541-4020]

   
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: EX1.  Discussion and action regarding legal issues relating to the AB Fall Mansion lawsuit. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED THAT AUTHORIZES THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE TO INCREASE THE CONTRACTUAL LIMIT ON THE CONTRACT WITH OUTSIDE COUNSEL IN THE PROSECUTION AND DEFENSE OF ALL MATTERS RELATING TO THE AB FALL MANSION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE LAWSUIT ENTITLED CITY OF EL PASO VS. JOSEPH “SIB” ABRAHAM; CAUSE NO. 2006-2480.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING LEGAL ISSUES RELATING TO THE AB FALL MANSION LAWSUIT. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN, (915) 541-4550]"

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX2.  Rickey and Paula Bell vs. City of El Paso, et al; Cause No. EP-08-CV-0332-FM. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT PLAINTIFFS’ SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED RICKEY AND PAULA BELL VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO, ET AL., CAUSE NO.: EP-08-CV-0331-FM.

RICKEY AND PAULA BELL VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET AL; CAUSE NO. EP-08-CV-0332-FM. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KARLA M. NIEMAN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX3.  Discussion and action regarding 2630 Richmond. (551.072) "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING 2630 RICHMOND. (551.072)

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: ADDN01.  BOARD APPOINTMENT: Richard Castro to the PSB Selection Committee
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

RICHARD CASTRO TO THE PSB SELECTION COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, DISTRICT 3.

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

   
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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