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Agenda: City Council - Special Mass Transit Board Meeting for web
Date: 5/3/2005
 
   
Item: 1.  PUBLIC COMMENT - Lisa Tamaqua, BCMHC Project Director  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CARRIED FOR THE CITY TO OFFICIALLY RECOGNIZE THE BORDER CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH COLLABORATIVE “SHOUT OUT SILENCE!” CAMPAIGN.

BORDER CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH COLLABORATIVE REQUESTS THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO CALL ATTENTION TO THE MENTAL HEALTH NEEDS OF THE CHILDREN, YOUTH AND ADULTS BY OFFICIALLY RECOGNIZING THE LAUNCH OF THE BACH'S ''SHOUT OUT SILENCE!'' CAMPAIGN.

   
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: 1.  BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: Solicitation No. 2005-167 Security Guard Services - Sun Metro Facilities  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CARRIED TO REJECT ALL BIDS FOR SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-167 SECURITY GUARD SERVICES-SUN METRO FACILITIES.

BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT:

AWARD TO: AKAL SECURITY

ESPANOLA, NM

ITEM (S): ALL

AMOUNT: $826,459.92 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

DEPARTMENT: SUN METRO

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 60600001-502212

FUNDING SOURCE: MASS TRANSIT GENERAL REVENUE FUND

TOTAL AWARD: $2,479,379.76 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

ACTION: 05-31

   
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 YES

   
Item: 2.  Contract - Linda Debeer  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT AND LINDA DEBEER, TO EMPLOY LINDA DEBEER AS A JOB EXPRESS GRANTS PLANNER. THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE FOR THE PERIOD OF MAY 28, 2005 THROUGH MAY 27, 2006.

(ACTION 05-32)

   
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 YES

   
Item: 3.  Solicitation No.: 2005-152 Citywide Repair or Construction of Parkway Structures 2005-2006  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD TO: J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC.

EL PASO,TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: SUN METRO

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 60600011-G600447-11649-508034 [TX 90-X539]

FUNDING SOURCE: FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION

ITEMS: BASE BID I $1,054,500.00

TOTAL AWARD: $1,054,500.00 ESTIMATED

DISTRICT(S): CITYWIDE

ACTION: 05-33

THE DEPARTMENTS OF SUN METRO AND STREETS RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC., THE LOW RESPONSIBLE, RESPONSIVE BIDDER.

IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REFERENCED CONTRACT. ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER AND STAFF BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE BUDGET TRANSFERS FOR THIS AWARD AND PROJECT, AS NECESSARY.

THIS IS A TWENTY-FOUR (24) MONTH REQUIREMENTS CONTRACT. 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 UNITS PRICES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM. OPTION TO EXTEND FOR TWO (2) ADDITIONAL YEARS IF OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN TWELVE (12) MONTHS OF DATE OF AWARD.

   
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 YES

   
Item: 4.  $263,600.00, Purchase Order Issuance to General Farebox, Inc. (GFI)  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO AWARD THE FOLLOWING:

REQUEST THAT THE DIRECTOR OF PURCHASING BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO GENERAL FAREBOX, INCORPORATED [GFI]. GFI IS THE PROVIDER OF SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER CENTSABILL ELECTRONIC REGISTERING FAREBOXES AND RELATED EQUIPMENT. THE SYSTEM WOULD

ENHANCE OUR REVENUE COLLECTION AND UPGRADE CURRENT OUT-DATED EQUIPMENT. TO CHANGE TO ANOTHER SYSTEM WOULD REQUIRE A COMPLETE SYSTEM CHANGE AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF 2.5 MILLION DOLLARS. THIS IS A SOLE SOURCE PROCUREMENT AS DEFINED UNDER SECTION 252.022 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE.

ADDITIONAL, IT IS REQUESTED AUTHORIZATION FOR CITY STAFF TO NEGOTIATE, CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE TO REVIEW, AND THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY RELATED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS NECESSARY DURING THE CONTRACT.

AWARD AMOUNT: $263,600.00

FUNDS AVAILABLE IN: G600342 - 508008 -11606; G600340 - 508037 - 11604 & G600447 - 508008 - 11649

FUNDING SOURCE: FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION GRANTS, [TX 03 0175], [TX X344] & [TX 90 X539]

DEPARTMENT: SUN METRO

DISTRICT (S): ALL

CONTACT PERSON: FRANK VELO, PROCUREMENT ANALYST AT 541-4320.

ACTION: 05-34

   
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 YES

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

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

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

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

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF APRIL 26, 2005.

5A. RESOLUTION: SERVICE CONTRACT - EDUARDO DIAZ

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED - ATTACHMENT "A" WAS REVISED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SERVICE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND EDUARDO DIAZ TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE WITH THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CITY OF EL PASO'S ARTS AND CULTURE DEPARTMENT'S STRATEGIC AGENCY PLAN, FOR A FEE IN THE AMOUNT OF $20,000.00.

[ARTS AND CULTURE, BETTY ARABIA, (915) 541-4896]

FUNDING SOURCE: DEPT.: 01101, FUND: 55010299, ACCT.: 501011

5B. RESOLUTION: NEGOTIATE THE AGREEMENT TERMS - STATE OF TEXAS THROUGH TXDOT, TRAFFIC SIGNAL INSTALLATION AT US 85 (PAISANO) AT RULE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

THAT THE BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES DEPARTMENT BE AUTHORIZED TO CONTINUE TO NEGOTIATE THE TERMS OF AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE STATE OF TEXAS, ACTING THROUGH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, FOR INSTALLATION OF A TRAFFIC SIGNAL AT US 85 (PAISANO DRIVE) AT RUHLEN COURT AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED, UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF CHARTER SECTION 3.3 C(1)(B), TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT ONCE NEGOTIATIONS ARE COMPLETE PROVIDED THAT THE COST FOR THE PROJECT DOES NOT EXCEED THE ESTIMATED COST OF $200,000.00. THE COSTS WILL BE SHARED EQUALLY BETWEEN THE STATE AND THE CITY; HOWEVER, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE STATE'S SHARE OF THE COSTS EXCEED $100,000.00.

PROJECT: PBE04ST130; FUND: 29145; DEPT.: 14200403; ACCOUNT: 508027. (DISTRICT 8)

[BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

5C. RESOLUTION: MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT - F. DOUGLAS MEHLE AND LAURA G. MEHLE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND F. DOUGLAS MEHLE AND LAURA G. MEHLE FOR THE PURCHASE OF PARCEL 7 - 5,104 SQUARE FEET, MORE OR LESS, BEING A PORTION OF LOT 13, BLOCK 7, OF HUECO VIEW ACRES, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO PLAT RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO BE USED FOR THE LEE BOULEVARD EXPANSION PROJECT.

PROJECT: PBE04ST115; FUND: 29130; DEPARTMENT: 14200403; ACCOUNT: 508000. (DISTRICT 5)

[BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

5D. RESOLUTION: ADOPTION OF NEW MINUTE ORDER - 10% MATCH, RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR LOOP 375 SPUR AT DONIPHAN/TALBOT PROJECT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO SUPPORTS VOIDING MINUTE ORDER NO. 91219 FOR THE PURPOSES OF HAVING THE STATE ADOPT A NEW MINUTE ORDER WHICH WOULD REDUCE THE CITY'S FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY FROM A HUNDRED PERCENT MATCH TO A TEN PERCENT MATCH OF RIGHT OF WAY AND ELIGIBLE UTILITY ADJUSTMENT COSTS FOR THE LOOP 375 SPUR AT DONIPHAN/TALBOT PROJECT, AND ACCELERATE THE NEW ROADWAY CONSTRUCTION. THE NEW MINUTE ORDER WOULD BE SUBJECT TO ANY APPROPRIATE AGREEMENTS BEING PREPARED BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND TXDOT. THE CITY'S ESTIMATED SHARE IS $200,000. (DISTRICT 1) [BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

PROJECT PST05001; FUND 26061 DEPT.: 31115108; ACCOUNT: 508127.

5E. RESOLUTION: AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES - PARKHILL, SMITH & COOPER, INC., ''FIRE STATION NO. 34''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PARKHILL, SMITH & COOPER, INC. FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''FIRE STATION NO. 34'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE HUNDRED THIRTY THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($130,500.00). (DISTRICT 4) FUNDING SOURCE - THIS ITEM WILL BE FUNDED WITH 2004 BOND ISSUE PROJECT FUNDS. THE ACCOUNT NUMBER IS 14200404/PBE04FI10429161/508050.

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

5F. RESOLUTION: AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES - PARKHILL, SMITH & COOPER, INC., ''CLOSURE OF CLINT LANDFILL PERMIT 1482''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PARKHILL, SMITH & COOPER, INC. FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''CLOSURE OF CLINT LANDFILL PERMIT 1482'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE HUNDRED NINETEEN THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED NINETY-TWO AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($119,192.00.00). (OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS)

FUNDING SOURCE - THIS ITEM WILL BE FUNDED BY SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT FUNDS. ACCOUNT NUMBER 40426/508027/34340300/PSWM0003.

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

5G. RESOLUTION: FIRST AMENDMENT - AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES - MORENO CARDENAS, INC., ''TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM ROADWAY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS-LEE BOULEVARD PHASE II (ROADWAY WIDENING)''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MORENO CARDENAS, INC., FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM ROADWAY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS-LEE BOULEVARD PHASE II (ROADWAY WIDENING)'' IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FIFTY-SEVEN THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($57,000.00). (DISTRICT 5)

FUNDING INFORMATION - 2004 BOND ISSUE PROJECT FUNDS. ACCOUNT NUMBER 14200403/PBE04ST/11529130/508050/508027.

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

5H. RESOLUTION: CONTRACT FOR POWER SERVICE/AGREEMENT FOR THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE RIDER SERVICE, 5001 FRED WILSON

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT FOR POWER SERVICE AND AGREEMENT FOR THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE RIDER SERVICE TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY TO PROVIDE ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO THE ANIMAL SHELTER FACILITY LOCATED AT 5001 FRED WILSON ROAD, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 2) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, IRENE RAMIREZ, (915) 541-4431]

5I. RESOLUTION: UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT, 101 GEORGE PERRY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY ON LOT 1, BLOCK 1, BUTTERFIELD TRAIL AVIATION PARK UNIT 1, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS TO PROVIDE ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO THE NEW ELECTRICAL VAULT LOCATED AT 101 GEORGE PERRY.

(DISTRICT 2) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, IRENE RAMIREZ, (915) 541-4431]

5J. RESOLUTION: OVERHEAD/UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT, DE SHAZO SURVEY #218

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN OVERHEAD/UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY ON TRACT 2G9, E.L. DE SHAZO SURVEY #218, EL PASO, TEXAS, TO PROVIDE ELECTRICAL SERVICE. (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, IRENE RAMIREZ, (915) 541-4431]

5K. RESOLUTION: CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT ROADWAY RECONSTRUCTION & GRADE CROSSING SIGNAL AND SURFACE INSTALLATION, SANTA FE STREET AND RAILROAD PROPERTY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT FOR ROADWAY RECONSTRUCTION & GRADE CROSSING SIGNAL AND SURFACE INSTALLATION WITHIN EXISTING ROADWAY EASEMENT/RIGHT OF WAY BETWEEN THE BURLINGTON NORTHERN AND SANTA FE RAILROAD COMPANY AND THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR THE INTERSECTION OF SANTA FE STREET AND THE RAILROAD PROPERTY. (DISTRICT 8)

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

5L. RESOLUTION: LETTER OF AGREEMENT - EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY, 1920 TRAWOOD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LETTER OF AGREEMENT, AND ANY RELATED DOCUMENTATION, WITH THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY TO PROVIDE FOR THE INSTALLATION OF UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO THE PUMP AT THE VISTA DEL SOL PARK, LOCATED AT 1920 TRAWOOD DRIVE, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. SAID ELECTRICAL SERVICE SHALL CONSIST OF AN UNDERGROUND SYSTEM CONSISTING OF A 277/480 VOLT, THREE PHASE, FOUR WIRE. ONE (1) 75KVA TRANSFORMER WILL BE INSTALLED TO SERVICE THE ELECTRICAL LOAD.

(DISTRICT 7) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, IRENE RAMIREZ, (915) 541-4431]

5M. RESOLUTION: PARKSITE MAINTENANCE CONTRACT, TEXAS INDUSTRIES FOR THE BLIND AND HANDICAPPED AND BORDER TM, INDUSTRIES, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PARKSITE MAINTENANCE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS INDUSTRIES FOR THE BLIND AND HANDICAPPED AND BORDER TM, INDUSTRIES, INC., TO PROVIDE FOR PARKSITE MAINTENANCE SERVICES FOR THE CITY'S PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT AND SHALL NOT EXCEED A TOTAL COST OF $304,000.00. THE CONTRACT WILL BE FOR A THREE-YEAR TERM AND SHALL NOT EXCEED A TOTAL COST OF $304,000.00. FUNDING SHALL BE FROM THE FOLLOWING SOURCE: PARKS/GENERAL FUND. FUNDING SHALL BE FROM THE FOLLOWING SOURCE: FUNDING PARKS GENERAL FUND - 51010262/502221 - GROUNDS KEEPING AND HORTICULTURAL CONTRACTS [PARKS & RECREATION, NORMAN MERRIFIELD, (915) 541-4331]

5N. RESOLUTION: SECOND AMENDMENT, ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES AGREEMENT - PARKHILL, SMITH AND COOPER, INC. ''NORTHEAST REGIONAL PARK-DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PHASE''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SECOND AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PARKHILL SMITH AND COOPER INC. FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''NORTHEAST REGIONAL PARK-DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PHASE)'' TO INCLUDE A SOCCER FIELD IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TEN THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED AND TEN AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($10,110.00) (DISTRICT NO. 4). THE CITY MANAGER HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY NECESSARY BUDGET TRANSFERS TO ACCOMPLISH THE INTENT OF THIS RESOLUTION. (DISTRICT 4) FUNDING SOURCE - 2000 QOL BOND PROGRAM.

[PERSPECTIVA + 3D/I (P+3), JUAN CONTRERAS, (915) 225-3445]

5O. RESOLUTION: $1,866,198.00 GRANT AWARD COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND ACCEPT GRANT AWARD COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT #I5PSWP574Z IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,866,198.00 RELATING TO A FEDERAL GRANT TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT FROM THE OFFICE OF NATIONAL DRUG CONTROL POLICY, TO SUPPORT ALL OF THE WEST TEXAS HIDTA TASK FORCE INITIATIVES WITH THE POLICE DEPARTMENT; AND THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND SUBMIT DOCUMENTS TO EXTEND THE GRANT-ENDING DATES AS THEY MAY BECOME NECESSARY IN ORDER TO CARRY OUT THE GRANT OR ANY OF THE INDIVIDUAL TASK FORCES UNDER THIS GRANT AND ANY SUPPLEMENTS TO THE GRANT AWARD TO INCREASE OR DECREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE AWARD PROVIDED THAT THE GRANT DOCUMENTS CARRY AGREEMENT NUMBER I5PSWP574Z AND THAT NO CITY FUNDING IS REQUIRED. NO MATCHING FUNDS ARE REQUIRED.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [POLICE DEPARTMENT, ASSISTANT CHIEF PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7310]

5P. RESOLUTION: $997,103 IN-KIND MATCH - AUTOMOBILE THEFT PREVENTION GRANT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CHIEF OF POLICE BE AUTHORIZED TO SUBMIT A GRANT APPLICATION FROM THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT AND THE CITY MANAGER OR HER DESIGNEE BE DESIGNATED AS THE GRANTEE'S AUTHORIZED OFFICIAL. THAT THE CITY MANAGER OR HER DESIGNEE BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY RELATED PAPERWORK, INCLUDING ALL UNDERSTANDINGS AND ASSURANCES CONTAINED THEREIN, AND APPLY FOR, ACCEPT, REJECT, ALTER OR TERMINATE THE GRANT, AUTHORIZE BUDGET TRANSFERS AND SUBMIT ANY NECESSARY REVISIONS TO THE OPERATIONAL PLAN. THAT THE CITY MANAGER OR HER DESIGNEE BE DESIGNATED IN THE AGREEMENT; AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER OR HER DESIGNEE BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, ANY GRANT AMENDMENTS OR CORRECTIONS TO THE INITIAL GRANT AGREEMENT WHICH INCREASE, DECREASE OR DE-OBLIGATE PROGRAM FUNDS PROVIDED THAT NO ADDITIONAL CITY FUNDS ARE REQUIRED, OR WHICH DECREASE THE AMOUNT OF MATCHING FUNDS, AND ANY DOCUMENTS TO REQUEST AND ACCEPT AN EXTENSION OF THE AWARD ENDING DATE FOR THE GRANT. THE GRANT IS FROM THE AUTOMOBILE THEFT PREVENTION AUTHORITY, FOR AN AUTOMOBILE THEFT PREVENTION GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $898,044 FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONTINUING EFFORTS OF THE DEPARTMENT IN REDUCING AUTO T

5Q. RESOLUTION: NICOLAS VILARDELL TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, INCORPORATED

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT NICOLAS VILARDELL BE APPOINTED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, INCORPORATED, EFFECTIVE AS OF THE DATE HEREOF, ON BEHALF OF REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4996]

6. PROVISIONAL APPOINTMENTS:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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



6A. AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN II (2)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

FUND SOURCE: 37370155-45202-37000

[FLEET SERVICES, JEFF BELLES, (915) 621-6821]

6B. BUILDING MAINTENANCE WORKER I (1)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

FUND SOURCE: 31010326-01101-31001

[FLEET SERVICES, JEFF BELLES, (915) 621-6821]

6C. CASHIER CLERK (1)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

FUND SOURCE: 60600001-40345-60000

[MASS TRANSIT, TERRY LEE SCOTT, (915) 534-5810]

6D. CLERK TYPIST II (1)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

FUND SOURCE: 11010011-502001-01101

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

7. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: WALT PHILLIPS TO THE FAIR HOUSING TASK FORCE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

WALT PHILLIPS TO THE FAIR HOUSING TASK FORCE BY REPRESENTATIVE JOHN F. COOK, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4140]

8A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: DANIEL DE LA HAYE TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

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 04/26/05, 04/12/05, 03/29/05, 03/15/05 AND 03/08/05

8B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: BOBBY VAN MCKNIGHT TO THE ARTS AND CULTURE ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

BOBBY VAN MCKNIGHT TO THE ARTS AND CULTURE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE PAUL J. ESCOBAR, DISTRICT 6.

[REPRESENTATIVE PAUL J. ESCOBAR, (915) 541-4182]

POSTPONED FROM 04/12/05

8C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JULIUS LOWENBERG TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

JULIUS LOWENBERG TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION BY MAYOR JOE WARDY. [MAYOR'S OFFICE, ADRIAN OCEGUEDA, (915) 541-4145]

8D. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JIMMY L. STEVENS TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

JIMMY L. STEVENS TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSAN AUSTIN, DISTRICT 1.

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSAN AUSTIN, (915) 541-4886]

8E. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JIM MARTIN TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

JIM MARTIN TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION, AS AN ALTERNATE APPOINTEE, BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSAN AUSTIN, DISTRICT 1.

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSAN AUSTIN, (915) 541-4886]

8F. BOARD APPOINTMENT: NICOLAS VILARDELL TO THE ARTS & CULTURE ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

NICOLAS VILARDELL TO THE ARTS & CULTURE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., DISTRICT 2.

[REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4996]

8G. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ALVIN L. HARRIS TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ALVIN L. HARRIS TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., DISTRICT 2.

[REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4996]

8H. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JOHN E. ESTLE TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

JOHN E. ESTLE TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., DISTRICT 2.

[REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4996]

8I. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MICHAEL SHOFFIT TO THE GREATER EL PASO, CIVIC, CONVENTION AND TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

MICHAEL SHOFFIT TO THE GREATER EL PASO, CIVIC, CONVENTION AND TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., DISTRICT 2.

[REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4996]

8J. BOARD APPOINTMENT: BILL SCHLESINGER TO THE MAYOR'S ADVISORY BOARD ON AGING

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BILL SCHLESINGER TO THE MAYOR'S ADVISORY BOARD ON AGING BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., DISTRICT 2.

[REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4996]

8K. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JULIE RUTLEDGE TO THE CITY-COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

JULIE RUTLEDGE TO THE CITY-COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., DISTRICT 2.

[REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4996]

8L. BOARD APPOINTMENT: FREDERIC DALBIN TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

FREDERIC DALBIN TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION, AS AN ALTERNATE APPOINTEE, BY REPRESENTATIVE JOHN F. COOK, DISTRICT 4.

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

9. RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT: BETWEEN 10010 & 10004 CHINABERRY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

BETWEEN 10010 & 10004 CHINABERRY DR. COST: $899.00 (DISTRICT 7)

DEPT. ID #01153010, ACCT. #504420, FUND #16507

[REPRESENTATIVE VIVIAN ROJAS, (915) 541-4108]

10. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUND: [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE COBOS, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE CUSHING AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE FOLLOWING TAX REFUNDS BE APPROVED:

A. SIERRA TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,519.76 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #C815-999-0010-4400)

B. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,020.60 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #F609-999-0020-0700)

C. DEBORA & ROBERT MOORE IN THE AMOUNT OF $13,892.15 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #M480-999-0010-0400)

D. FIRST AMERICAN REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,889.17 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #P863-999-0320-2700)

E. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,049.05 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #T213-999-0020-1400)

F. SOUTHWEST CHARTER LINES, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,154.22 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-113A-8100)

G. DATA TRACE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,313.45 OVERPAYMENT OF 2002 & 2003 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-2150-2300)

11A. DISCRETIONARY FUND: $3,000.00, DISTRICT 8, WATER METER, ''CHIHUAHUITA COMMUNITY GARDEN''

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

REQUEST TO ALLOCATE $3,000.00 FROM DISTRICT #8 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS FOR THE PURCHASE OF A WATER METER FOR THE ''CHIHUAHUITA COMMUNITY GARDEN'' THAT WILL BE BUILT ON THE LAND THAT WAS TRANSFERRED OVER TO THE CITY OF EL PASO BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD ON APRIL 13, 2005. (DISTRICT 8)

POSTPONED FROM 04/26/05

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

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

11B. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: $8,000, DISTRICT 2, SUMMER CAMP PROGRAMS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST BUDGET TRANSFER IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,000 TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT TO ENHANCE THE FOUR (4) SUMMER CAMP PROGRAMS IN DISTRICT #2 (NOLAN RICHARDSON RECREATION CENTER $2,000; SACRAMENTO SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER $2,000; NATIONS TOBIN RECREATION CENTER $2,000; AND THE FRIENDLY SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER $2,000).

FUNDS TO BE ALLOCATED FROM DISTRICT #2 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS--DEPT. ID# 01153003; ACCT. #504420; PROJECT #PD20423; FUND #16502; CLASS #01001. [REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4996]

11C. DISCRETIONARY FUND: $5,000, DISTRICT 6, TEENS IN ACTION YOUTH SUMMER RECREATIONAL PROGRAM

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AUTHORIZATION TO TRANSFER $5,000 FROM DISTRICT 6 COUNCIL SPECIAL PROJECTS (DISCRETIONARY FUNDS) TO PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT, FOR USE IN CONNECTION WITH TEENS IN ACTION CO-SPONSORED YOUTH SUMMER RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS AT PAVO REAL RECREATION CENTER. (DISTRICT 6)

ACCOUNT NO. 504420, DEPT ID NO. 01153008, FUND NO. 16506

[REPRESENTATIVE PAUL J. ESCOBAR, (915) 541-4182]

11D. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: $7,000, DISTRICT 6, SPEED HUMPS ON MORGAN MARIE DR.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED - CARRIED TO AUTHORIZE TO EXPEND AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $7,000 FROM THE DISTRICT 6 SPECIAL PROJECTS (DISCRETIONARY FUNDS) TO FUND THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ANY TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PROJECT AS DETERMINED TO BE APPROPRIATE BY CITY STAFF IN ACCORDANCE WITH AND PURSUANT TO THE CITY'S GUIDELINES FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A NEIGHBORHOOD TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PROGRAM ON MORGAN MARIE DRIVE.

AUTHORIZATION TO EXPEND APPROXIMATELY $7,000 FROM DISTRICT 6 COUNCIL SPECIAL PROJECTS (DISCRETIONARY FUNDS) TO FUND THE INSTALLATION OF SPEED HUMPS AT THE APPROPRIATE LOCATIONS ON MORGAN MARIE DR., PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF APPLICATION BY APPROPRIATE DEPARTMENTS. (DISTRICT 6)

ACCOUNT NO. 504420, DEPT. ID NO. 01153008, FUND NO. 16506

[REPRESENTATIVE PAUL J. ESCOBAR, (915) 541-4182]

12. $93,400.00 PURCHASE ORDER TO INTERGRAPH PUBLIC SAFETY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE DIRECTOR OF PURCHASING BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO INTERGRAPH PUBLIC SAFETY IN THE AMOUNT OF $93,400.00. INTERGRAPH PUBLIC SAFETY IS THE SOLE PROVIDER OF INTERGRAPH PUBLIC SAFETY SOFTWARE. THIS PURCHASE ORDER WILL COVER THE COST FOR CONVERTING AND IMPORTING DATA FROM THE POLICE DEPARTMENT'S OLD RECORDS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM TO THE NEW RECORDS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (WHICH IS SHARED WITH THE COUNTY), PROVIDE FOR THE CREATION OF A COMPUTER INTERFACE THAT WILL IMPORT CITATION AND FIELD INTERVIEW INFORMATION INTO THE NEW RECORDS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, AND ALSO PURCHASE SOFTWARE THAT WILL ALLOW THE CITY'S CURRENT MAP TO BE IMPORTED INTO THE NEW RECORDS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM. INTERGRAPH PUBLIC SAFETY SOFTWARE IS A PROPRIETARY SOFTWARE APPLICATION DEVELOPED AND OFFERED EXCLUSIVELY BY INTERGRAPH PUBLIC SAFETY. THIS IS A SOLE SOURCE PROCUREMENT AS DEFINED UNDER SECTION 252.022 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE.

ADDITIONAL, IT IS REQUESTED AUTHORIZATION FOR CITY STAFF TO NEGOTIATE, CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE TO REVIEW, AND THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY RELATED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS NECESSARY DURING THE CONTRACT.

AWARD AMOUNT IS $93,400.00

FUNDS AVAILABLE IN: 21150010-05359-508010 PROJECT G210416

FUNDING SOURCE: 2003 LLEBG BLOCK GRANT - RMS ENHANCEMENT.

DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC SAFETY TECHNOLOGY

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

13A. CHANGE ORDER: CHANGE ORDER NO. FIVE (CONSTRUCTION) - VISTACON, INC., MEMORIAL PARK IMPROVEMENTS AND INDOOR POOL PROJECT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE CHANGE ORDER NO. FIVE (CONSTRUCTION CHANGE) TO VISTACON, INC. FOR CONTRACT NO. 2004-091, MEMORIAL PARK IMPROVEMENTS AND INDOOR POOL PROJECT FOR AN INCREASED AMOUNT OF $97,963.00. CHANGE ORDER ADDS FOURTEEN (14) DAYS TO THE CONTRACT TIME. THE PURPOSE OF THIS CHANGE ORDER IS TO CONSTRUCT A NEW CONCESSION AREA, PER PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT REQUEST. THE REVISED SCHEDULED COMPLETION DATE IS SEPTEMBER 20, 2005.

13B. CHANGE ORDER: CHANGE ORDER NO. NINE (CONSTRUCTION) - BYRNE/ARROW JOINT VENTURE, PLAZA THEATRE RESTORATION & EXPANSION PROJECT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE CHANGE ORDER NO. NINE (CONSTRUCTION CHANGE) TO BYRNE/ARROW JOINT VENTURE FOR CONTRACT NO. 2004-015, PLAZA THEATRE RESTORATION & EXPANSION PROJECT FOR AN INCREASED AMOUNT OF $400,000.00. THIS CHANGE ORDER WILL NOT INCREASE CONTRACT TIME. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER AND CITY STAFF BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE BUDGET TRANSFERS FOR THIS CHANGE ORDER, AS NECESSARY.

THE PURPOSE OF THIS CHANGE ORDER IS TO PERFORM MODIFICATIONS AND UPGRADES TO THE CHILDREN'S THEATRE MULTI-PURPOSE FACILITY, ROOF-TOP GARDEN, AND CATERING KITCHEN. THIS WILL INCLUDE WALL PARTITIONS, WALL AND CEILING FINISHES, THEATRICAL EQUIPMENT, LIGHTING, THEATRE SEATS, CARPETING, ELECTRICAL, AND PLUMBING. THESE CHANGES AND UPGRADES WILL BE FUNDED SOLELY BY THE EL PASO COMMUNITY FOUNDATION.

14A. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-069 JANITORIAL SERVICES FOR CHALIO ACOSTA (DELTA) RECREATION CENTER

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

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

AWARD TO: TOTAL CLEANING SERVICES

EL PASO, TX

ITEM (S): 1 & 2

AMOUNT: $31,582.80 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

DEPARTMENT: PARKS & RECREATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 51010256-01101-502206 & 51010256-16302-502206

FUNDING SOURCE: OPERATING ACCOUNTS AND USER FEES, MAINTENANCE CHALIO ACOSTA (DELTA) RECREATION CENTER

TOTAL AWARD: $94,748.40 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): 3

PARKS & RECREATION, CENTER STAFF, AND PURCHASING RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED, TOTAL CLEANING SERVICES PROVIDED AND MEETS THE BEST VALUE CRITERIA.

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH CONTRACT WITH NO OPTION TO RENEW, TOTAL CLEANING SERVICES OFFERS A 3%-10 DAY PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT.

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

14B. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-148 SPEED MONITORING TRAILERS (RE-BID)

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD TO: DECATUR ELECTRONICS, INC.

DECATUR, ILLINOIS

ITEM (S): SPEED MONITORING TRAILERS, 5 EACH @ $11,695.00

AMOUNT: $58,475.00

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 21150060-508007-16371-P50031

FUNDING SOURCE: FEDERAL CONFISCATED DRUG FUNDS

TOTAL AWARD: $58,475.00

DISTRICT (S): ALL

THE POLICE AND PURCHASING DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD TO DECATUR ELECTRONICS, INC., AS INDICATED, AS THIS VENDOR HAS PROVIDED THE BEST VALUE BID. FIVE LOWER BIDS WERE RECEIVED, BUT DID NOT MEET SPECIFICATIONS AS NOTED IN THE BACKUP.

THIS IS A BEST VALUE SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE, TO PURCHASE SPEED MONITORING TRAILERS AS REQUIRED BY THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT. AN OPTION IS OFFERED TO PURCHASE UP TO ONE-HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT QUANTITIES, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN ONE-HUNDRED AND EIGHTY (180) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT. NO PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT IS OFFERED. [PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, ALFONSO GUERRERO, JR., (915) 541-4654]

14C. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-151 SECURITY GUARD SERVICES FOR MUNICIPAL SERVICE CENTER COMPLEX

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD TO: INITIAL SECURITY

EL PASO, TX

ITEM (S): 1A & 1B

AMOUNT: $131,355.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

DEPARTMENT: FLEET SERVICES-MAINTENANCE SERVICE

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 31010326-01101-502206

FUNDING SOURCE: OPERATING ACCOUNT, FLEET SERVICES-MAINTENANCE SERVICE CONTRACTS JANITORIAL

TOTAL AWARD: $394,065.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): 7

FLEET SERVICES, AND PURCHASING RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED IN THE BID TABULATION. INITIAL SECURITY WAS THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE BIDDER AND OFFERED THE BEST VALUE F

14D. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-176 LOWER VALLEY BRANCH LIBRARY FURNITURE

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD TO: EL PASO AUTOMATED OFFICE & INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM (S): GROUP I: ITEMS LC4, LC5, CA1, CFT, CPU, SD2, BT1, AND PICT. ($ 27,158.28)

GROUP I ALTERNATE: ITEM LIFT1, ($ 12,606.40)

GROUP II: ALL ITEMS WITH THE EXCEPTION TO REDUCE

ITEM SOR3H QUANTITY FROM FOUR (4) TO TWO (2). ($102,457.18)

(ALL AWARD ITEMS INCLUDE DELIVERY AND INSTALLATION)

AMOUNT: $142,221,86

DEPARTMENT: LIBRARY

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 31130562-508009-60004-PPW0056006YR2

FUNDING SOURCE: FY2000 QUALITY OF LIFE PROJECT GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS

TOTAL AWARD: $142,221.86

DISTRICT (S): 7

THE LIBRARY AND PURCHASING DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD TO EL PASO AUTOMATED OFFICE & INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS INC., AS INDICATED, AS THIS VENDOR HAS PROVIDED THE BEST VALUE BID. THIS VENDOR IS THE SOLE RESPONSIVE OFFER RECEIVED FOR THE ITEMS RECOMMENDED FOR AWARD. ONE OTHER BID WAS RECEIVED, BUT PROVIDED ''NO BID'' FOR THE RECOMMENDED ITEMS.

THIS IS A BEST VALUE SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE, TO PURCHASE LOWER VALLEY BRANCH LIBRARY FURNITURE AS REQUIRED BY THE EL PASO LIBRARY DEPARTMENT. AN OPTION IS OFFERED TO PURCHASE UP TO ONE-HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT QUANTITIES, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT. NO PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT IS OFFERED.

REQUEST THAT COUNCIL REJECT ALL BID ITEMS NOT LISTED FOR AWARD. LIST OF REJECTED BID ITEMS ARE IN THE BACKUP MATERIAL.

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, ALFONSO GUERRERO, JR., (915) 541-4654]

14E. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-189 CITYWIDE HVAC REPLACEMENT

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD TO: EXPERT INVESTMENTS/DBA EXPERT REFRIGERATION

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM (S): ALL

AMOUNT: $25,580.60

DEPARTMENT: FLEET SERVICES

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 508027-27123-31135001-P504545

FUNDING SOURCE: CO98A PROJECTS

TOTAL AWARD: $25,580.60

DISTRICT (S): ALL

THE FLEET SERVICES, AND PURCHASING DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO BIDDER OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE, TO REPLACE HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING UNITS AT VARIOUS CITY FACILITIES. THERE IS AN OPTION TO PURCHASE UP TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT QUANTITIES, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT. NO PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT WAS OFFERED.

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, BARBARA CRUMLEY, (915) 541-4315]



15A. BID: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-122 GROUNDS MAINTENANCE-CITY FACILITIES

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.

AWARD TO: MARIO GONZALEZ LANDSCAPING

EL PASO, TX

ITEM (S): ALL

AMOUNT: $36,480.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

DEPARTMENT: FLEET SERVICES

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 31010326-01101-502221

FUNDING SOURCE: OPERATING ACCOUNT, GROUNDKEEPING/HORTICULTURAL CONTRACTS

TOTAL AWARD: $109,440.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

FLEET SERVICES DEPARTMENT AND PURCHASING RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED AS THIS VENDOR IS THE LOW RESPONSIVE BIDDER.

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTH CONTRACT WITH THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM FOR ONE (1) ADDITIONAL YEAR. IN ADDITION, MARIO GONZALEZ LANDSCAPING OFFERS A 5% 10 DAYS PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT.

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

15B. BID: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-161 ALUMINUM SIGN BLANK

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD TO: VULCAN ALUMINUM

FOLEY, AL

ITEM (S): #2 THRU #12

AMOUNT: $100,951.70 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: STREET

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 32010287-503203-01101

FUNDING SOURCE: STREET DEPARTMENT OPERATING FUNDS

TOTAL AWARD: $201,903.40 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

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

VENDOR DID NOT BID ON ITEM #1 AND WILL NOT BE AWARDED.

VENDOR OFFERS THE CITY THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT AT THE SAME UNIT PRICES FOR ONE (1) ADDITIONAL YEAR IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR FROM THE DATE OF THE AWARD.

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF TWENTY-FOUR (24) MONTHS. [PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, JESUS M. JUAREZ, (915) 541-4317]

15C. BID: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-166 SPANISH LANGUAGE LIBRARY MATERIALS

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD TO: LECTORUM PUBLICATIONS INC.

NEW YORK, NY

ITEM (S): 1A THRU 1F (ALL)

AMOUNT: $75,000.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 31130563-508039-PPW0056003YR2-6005

FUNDING SOURCE: LIBRARY MATERIALS-2000 ELECTION BOND FUNDS

TOTAL AWARD: $225,000.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

THE EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY AND PURCHASING DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE SOLE RESPONSIVE OFFER MEETING SPECIFICATIONS, FROM RESPONSIBLE PARTIES.

VENDOR OFFERS THE CITY THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT AT THE SAME UNIT PRICES FOR ONE (1) ADDITIONAL YEAR IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR FROM THE DATE OF THE AWARD.

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF THIRTY-SIX MONTHS. [PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, JESUS M. JUAREZ, (915) 541-4317]

15D. BID: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-169 TRAFFIC SIGNAL HEADS

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD TO: MCCAIN TRAFFIC SUPPLY

VISTA, CALIFORNIA

ITEM (S): #1 THRU #4 (ALL)

AMOUNT: $45,154.50 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: STREET

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 32010288-503203-01101

14200403-508027-29146-PBE04ST131

14200403-508027-29145-PBE04ST130

FUNDING SOURCE: PUBLIC ACCESS MAINTENANCE & REPAIR & CONSTRUCTION

TOTAL AWARD: $90,309.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

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

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

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF TWENTY-FOUR (24) MONTHS. [PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, JESUS M. JUAREZ, (915) 541-4317]

15E. BID: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-170 MAST ARM POLES

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD TO: RELIAPOLE SOLUTIONS, INC.

TOMBALL, TEXAS

ITEM (S): #1 THRU #8 (ALL)

AMOUNT: $99,195.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: STREET

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 32010288-503203-01101

14200403-508027-29146-PBE04ST131

14200403-508027-29145-PBE04ST130

FUNDING SOURCE: PUBLIC ACCESS MAINTENANCE & REPAIR & CONSTRUCTION

TOTAL AWARD: $198,390.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

THE STREET AND PURCHASING DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE SOLE RESPONSIVE OFFER MEETING SPECIFICATIONS, FROM RESPONSIBLE PARTIES.

VENDOR OFFERS THE CITY THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT AT THE SAME UNIT PRICES FOR ONE (1) OR TWO (2) YEARS IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR FROM THE DATE OF THE AWARD.

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF TWENTY-FOUR (24) MONTHS. [PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, JESUS M. JUAREZ, (915) 541-4317]

15F. BID: BID NO.: 2005-035 ROGER BROWN BASEBALL PARK IMPROVEMENTS

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

CONTRACTOR: J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 14200401-PBE04PA108-29108-508027

14200403-PBE04ST137-29153-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: 2004 BOND ISSUE

ITEMS: BASE BID $33,000.00

ALTERNATE 1 $ 3,000.00

TOTAL AWARD: $36,000.00

DISTRICT (S): 2

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND PARKS AND RECREATION, RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC., THE LOW RESPONSIBLE, RESPONSIVE BIDDER. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REFERENCED CONTRACT APPROVED BY THE CITY ENGINEER, CONTRACT COMPLIANCE, AND THE CITY ATTORNEY. ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER 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]

15G. BID: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-120 KELTNER AVE. PARKWAY IMPROVEMENTS

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

CONTRACTOR: J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: STREET DEPARTMENT

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 71150069-G7129CD0024-07786-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FUNDS

(B-03-MC-48-0015-0024)

ITEMS: BASE BID NO. 1 $203,395.50

BASE BID NO. 2 $ 15,973.00

TOTAL AWARD: $219,368.50

DISTRICT (S): 2

RECOMMENDATION:

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND STREET RECOMMEND THAT ALLIED PAVING CO., THE LOW BIDDER, BE ALLOWED TO WITHDRAW THEIR BID WITHOUT PREJUDICE OR FORFEITURE OF THEIR BID SECURITY AND TO AWARD THIS CONTRACT TO J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC., AS THEY ARE NOW 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 BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE BUDGET TRANSFERS FOR THIS AWARD AND PROJECT, AS NECESSARY.

1. LUMP SUM COMPONENT

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.

2. UNIT PRICE COMPONENT

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]

15H. BID: SOLICITATION NO: 2005-175 ROSE GARDEN PARK ADDITION

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

CONTRACTOR: CPME, L. L. C.

EL PASO, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 14101001-PQLPA150-60150-508027, $455,373.00

31130600-PQLPA177-60176-504405, $ 26,500.00

FUNDING SOURCE: 2000 QUALITY OF LIFE BOND

ITEMS: BASE BID $468,394.00

ALTERNATE NO. 5 $ 7,866.00

ALTERNATE NO. 7 $ 5,613.00

TOTAL AWARD: $481,873.00

DISTRICT (S): 2

RECOMMENDATION:

THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION AND PERSPECTIVA 3/DI RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO CPME, L. L. C., 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.

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]

15I. BID: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-177 TRUCK TRACTOR

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-177 TRUCK TRACTOR

AWARD TO: WESTSIDE TRUCKS, LLC

VINTON, TEXAS

ITEM (S): 1 - THREE (3) EACH

WITH OPTIONAL ITEMS 1, 3, 6 AND 10

AMOUNT: $246,399.12

- 5,100.00 LESS TRADE-IN ALLOWANCE

$241,299.12

DEPARTMENT: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 34340200-508006-40415

FUNDING SOURCE: FY2004 SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT EQUIPMENT

TOTAL AWARD: $246,399.12

DISTRICT (S): ALL

THE FLEET SERVICES, SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT, AND PURCHASING DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED AS THIS VENDOR HAS PROVIDED THE LOW, RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BID MEETING SPECIFICATIONS.

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE, TO PURCHASE THREE (3) TRUCK TRACTORS. THERE IS ALSO AN OPTION TO PURCHASE UP TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT QUANTITIES, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY (180) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT. NO PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT IS OFFERED.

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, MONICA VERA, (915) 541-4234]

16A. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-971 AIRPORT

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

TRANSFER OF FUNDS TO COVER THE COST OF PROMOTIONAL EXPENSES FOR THE NEW GOLF COURSE.

INCREASE $10,000 TO 62620040/40101/502116 ADV&PROMO

DECREASE $10,000 FROM 62620001/40101/502116 ADV&PROMO

16B. BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-989 PARKS AND RECREATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THIS BUDGET TRANSFER REQUESTS A NEW APPROPRIATION TO PURCHASE DIVING BLOCKS AND CROWD CONTROL DEVICES FOR THE ARMIJO AQUATICS FACILITY. THIS WILL ALLOW THIS POOL TO BE USED FOR COMPETITIVE SWIMMING. (DISTRICT 8)

INCREASE $12,000 TO 51010279/P50020116301/407002 ESTREV

INCREASE $12,000 TO 51010279/P50020116301/508003 BLDGIMPRVMTS

17A. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: CHILD CRISIS CENTER OF EL PASO

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

CHILD CRISIS CENTER OF EL PASO TO HOLD A FATHER’S DAY WALK ON JUNE 18, 2005 FROM 9:00 A.M. TO 11:00 A.M. ROUTE: JOGGING PATH AT EASTWOOD ALBUM PARK, LOCATED AT 3110 PARKWOOD. APPROXIMATELY 250 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 100 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (1 MICROPHONE AND 2 SPEAKERS) PERMIT # 05-041 [DAVID SANCHEZ] (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.

17B. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: SISTERS OF PERPETUAL ADORATION CHRIST THE KING

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

SISTERS OF PERPETUAL ADORATION CHRIST THE KING TO HOLD A PROCESSION ON MAY 29, 2005 FROM 9:00 A.M. TO 10:30 A.M. ROUTE: START ON MAGOFFIN TO COTTON, TURN LEFT ON COTTON TO MYRTLE, TURN LEFT ON MYRTLE TO NEWMAN, TURN LEFT ON NEWMAN TO MAGOFFIN, TURN LEFT ON MAGOFFIN AND FINISH AT THE CHURCH. APPROXIMATELY 75 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 15 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. PERMIT # 05-040 [TERESA A COSSIO] (DISTRICT 8)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTIONS WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL POLICE THE EVENT WITH 4 OFFICERS AND 4 VEHICLES. ESTIMATED COST TO CITY: $225.00; ESTIMATED COST TO APPLICANT: $75.00. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

17C. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: FAR WEST TEXAS & SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO REGIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL ON TRAUMA

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

FAR WEST TEXAS & SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO REGIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL ON TRAUMA TO HOLD A FOOTRACE/WALK ON MAY 14, 2005 FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 8:30 A.M. ROUTE: START AT MARWOOD PARK - 4325 RIVER BEND TO TURNSTONE, TURN LEFT ON TURNSTONE TO WILLOW GLEN, TURN RIGHT ON WILLOW GLEN TO ROSINANTE, CUT AT MEDIAN - 809 ROSINANTE, TURN LEFT ON ROSINANTE TO WILD WILLOW, TURN LEFT ON WILD WILLOW TO TURNSTONE, TURN RIGHT ON TURNSTONE TO RIVER BEND, TURN RIGHT ON RIVER BEND AND FINISH AT MARWOOD PARK. APPROXIMATELY 150 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 50 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. PERMIT # 05-044 [MIKE COULTER] (DISTRICT 8)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO, PARKS AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTIONS WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL POLICE THE EVENT WITH 7 OFFICERS AND 7 VEHICLES. ESTIMATED COST TO CITY: $319.50; ESTIMATED COST TO APPLICANT: $205.50. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

17D. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: LOMA TERRACE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

LOMA TERRACE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TO HOLD A 50TH ANNIVERSARY PARADE ON MAY 13, 2005 FROM 9:01 A.M. TO 10:30 A.M. ROUTE: START AT LOMA TERRACE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - 8200 RYLAND CT TO HIGHLAND, TURN LEFT ON HIGHLAND TO DUSKIN, TURN LEFT ON DUSKIN TO YERMOLAND, TURN RIGHT ON YERMOLAND TO BURGESS, TURN RIGHT ON BURGESS TO HIGHLAND, TURN RIGHT ON HIGHLAND AND FINISH AT SCHOOL. APPROXIMATELY 700 PERSONS AND 10 VEHICLES WILL TAKE PART AND 200 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED.

PERMIT # 05-043 [PAT LOZANO] (DISTRICT 7)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTIONS WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL POLICE THE EVENT WITH 3 OFFICERS AND 3 VEHICLES. ESTIMATED COST TO CITY: $187.50; ESTIMATED COST TO APPLICANT: $37.50. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

17E. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: JOSE R. SANCHEZ

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

JOSE R. SANCHEZ TO BLOCK OFF KYLE BETWEEN 344 - 364 ON MAY 28, 2005 FROM 4:00 P.M. TO 9:00 P.M. AND ON MAY 29, 2005 FROM 9:00 A.M. TO 9:00 P.M. FOR A BLOCK PARTY. APPROXIMATELY 75 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART. BARRICADES MUST BE MANNED ACCORDING TO THE STATE'S ''MANUAL OF UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES''. PERMIT # 05-045 [JOSE R SANCHEZ] (DISTRICT 8)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO 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.

21. CITY ATTORNEY: TEXAS GAS SERVICE'S PROPOSED ADJUSTMENT [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JORGE VILLEGAS, (915) 541-4550]

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING TEXAS GAS SERVICE'S PROPOSED ADJUSTMENT TO ITS BASE RATES PURSUANT TO THE TEXAS GAS RELIABILITY INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAM.

22B. CHANGE ORDER: $605,698.45 CREDIT, CHANGE ORDER NO. TWELVE, J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC. - EPIA FIXED BASE OPERATOR RAMP & NASA APRON RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

APPROVE CHANGE ORDER NO. TWELVE TO J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC., FOR CONTRACT NO. 2003-199, EPIA FIXED BASE OPERATOR RAMP & NASA APRON RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT. THE AMOUNT OF THIS CHANGE ORDER REPRESENTS A CREDIT OF SIX HUNDRED FIVE THOUSAND, SIX HUNDRED NINETY EIGHT DOLLARS AND FORTY FIVE CENTS ($605,698.45) AGAINST THE AMOUNT BID BY J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC. FOR THE SCOPE OF WORK DEFINED BY SPECIFICATION BOOKS #1 AND #2 AND THE PROJECT DRAWINGS AS AMENDED. THE AMOUNT OF THIS CREDIT IS PER RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE DEPARTMENTS OF EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, THE PROJECT MANAGER, PARAGON PROJECT RESOURCES, INC., AND ENGINEERING. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REQUESTED (CREDIT) CHANGE TO THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT AMOUNT. [PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, BYRON JOHNSON, (915) 541-4308]

25A. PUBLIC HEARING - CITY MANAGER: GRANTING CITY MANAGER/DEPARTMENT HEAD TO ENTER INTO AND SIGN CERTAIN PERSONAL, PROFESSIONAL, INDEPENDENT AND VOLUNTEER SERVICE CONTRACTS

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED FOUR (4) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. 15893, GRANTING THE AUTHORITY TO THE CITY MANAGER OR THE DEPARTMENT HEAD TO ENTER INTO AND SIGN CERTAIN PERSONAL, PROFESSIONAL, INDEPENDENT AND VOLUNTEER SERVICE CONTRACTS ON BEHALF OF THE CITY AND TO CREATE A NEW ORDINANCE ON THE SAME SUBJECT.

[CITY MANAGER, JOYCE A. WILSON, (915) 541-4844 AND CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, ELAINE HENGEN, (915) 541-4550]

POSTPONED FROM 04/12/05 AND 03/15/05

25B. PUBLIC HEARING - CITY MANAGER: GRANTING AUTHORITY TO CITY MANAGER (OR HIS/HER DESIGNEE) TO APPOINT PROVISIONAL AND TEMPORARY EMPLOYEES

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED FOUR (4) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING THE AUTHORITY TO THE CITY MANAGER OR HIS OR HER DESIGNEE TO MAKE PROVISIONAL AND TEMPORARY EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER.

[CITY MANAGER, JOYCE A. WILSON, (915) 541-4844 AND CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, ELAINE HENGEN, (915) 541-4550] POSTPONED FROM 04/12/05 AND 03/15/05

ADDN 1A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: BONNIE GONZALES TO THE FOSTER GRANDPARENT PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BONNIE GONZALES TO THE FOSTER GRANDPARENT PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., DISTRICT 2.

[REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4996]

ADDN 1B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: CHARLIE BOMBACH TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

CHARLIE BOMBACH TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., DISTRICT 2.

[REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4996]

ADDN 1C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: LUTHER JONES TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

LUTHER JONES TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., DISTRICT 2.

[REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4996]

ADDN 2A. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: $3,000, DISTRICT 8, PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF WATER METER FOR ''CHIHUAHUITA COMMUNITY GARDEN''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AUTHORIZATION TO TRANSFER $3,000 FROM DISTRICT #8 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO STREET DEPARTMENT FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF A WATER METER FOR USE IN THE ''CHIHUAHUITA COMMUNITY GARDEN,'' LOCATED ON THE PROPERTY KNOWN AS BLOCK B, SANTA FE ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO AND A PORTION OF LOT 12, BLOCK D, SANTA FE ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, UPON THE EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CHIHUAHUITA NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION AND THE CITY OF EL PASO REGARDING SAID GARDEN. ID#01153012, ACCT# 504420, PROJECT# PD80429, FUND #16508, CLASS #01001 (DISTRICT 8)

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

ADDN 2B. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: $1,195.00, DISTRICT 2, PURCHASE BRONZE MARKER FOR POLLARD STREET VETERAN'S MEMORIAL

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

REQUEST THE AMOUNT OF $1,195.00 BE ALLOCATED FROM DISTRICT #2 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO PURCHASE THE BRONZE MARKER FOR THE POLLARD STREET VETERAN'S MEMORIAL THROUGH ROY LOWN'S FOR THE DISTRICT #2 OFFICE. FUNDS ARE TO BE ALLOCATED FROM DEPT. I.D. #01153003; ACCT. #504420; PROJECT #PD20423; FUND #16502; CLASS #01001. (DISTRICT 2)

[REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4996]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 18.  INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

18A. 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 MUNICIPAL CODE, TO ADD NO PARKING ANYTIME, ON BOTH SIDES OF TRAWOOD DRIVE, BETWEEN JACK NICKLAUS DRIVE AND ESTRADA DRIVE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION--PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. (DISTRICT 7)

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

18B. AN ORDINANCE EXTENDING THE TERM OF THE SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSE ORIGINALLY GRANTED BY ORDINANCE #012402 AS SUBSEQUENTLY AMENDED BY ORDINANCE #012928, SUCH SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSE TO EXTEND THROUGH MAY 18, 2015, AND ALSO TO ACKNOWLEDGE ONEOK WESTEX TRANSMISSION, L.P. AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO AOG GAS TRANSMISSION COMPANY L.P. FOR ALL RIGHTS AND DUTIES SET FORTH IN ORDINANCE #012402, AS AMENDED, FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE AND USE OF A NATURAL GAS PIPELINE WITHIN A PORTION OF RAILROAD DRIVE RIGHT-OF-WAY. (ANNUAL FEE: $1,320.00, SP-95044C) (DISTRICT 4)

[PLANNING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MAY 17, 2005 FOR ITEMS 18A - 18B

18C. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 17-20, BLOCK 52, BASSETT ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM [M-1 (LIGHT-MANUFACTURING) TO A-3 (APARTMENT)]. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: JOHN R. BRUKER. ZON05-00008 (DISTRICT 8)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

18D. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON05-00010, TO ALLOW FOR A PARKING REDUCTION ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 17-20, BLOCK 52, BASSETT ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.64.175 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: JOHN R. BRUKER. ZON05-00010 (DISTRICT 8)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

18E. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON05-00011, TO ALLOW FOR A PARKING REDUCTION ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS THE EAST 15 ½ FEET OF LOT 20 AND THE WEST 19 FEET OF LOT 21, BLOCK 32 FRANKLIN HEIGHTS ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.64.175 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANTS: ELIZABETH VALENZUELA AND OSCAR VENEGAS. ZON05-00011

(DISTRICT 8) [PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

18F. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 2, BLOCK 1, WHITFIELD UNIT TWO, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING) TO R-3 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS. ZON03-00078 (DISTRICT 1)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MAY 24, 2005 FOR ITEMS 18C - 18F

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 DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 20A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Extending the Boundaries of Public Place Prohibition, Sunset Heights  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CARRIED TO DIRECT CITY STAFF TO STUDY THE POSSIBILITY OF ADDING A PORTION OF SUNSET HEIGHTS INTO THE AREA IN WHICH POSSESSION AND CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL IN OPEN CONTAINERS IS CURRENTLY PROHIBITED UNDER THE MUNICIPAL CODE, AND, IF APPROPRIATE, TO AMEND 10.12.050 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE TO EXTEND THE BOUNDARIES OF THE PUBLIC PLACE PROHIBITION INTO THE SUNSET HEIGHTS AREA AND RETURN TO CITY COUNCIL IN SIX WEEKS WITH RECOMMENDATIONS INCLUDING AN EXPLANATION AS TO ANY LIMITATIONS THAT WOULD PROHIBIT THE EXTENSION OF THE BOUNDARIES.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT CITY STAFF TO STUDY THE POSSIBILITY OF ADDING A PORTION OF SUNSET HEIGHTS INTO THE AREA IN WHICH POSSESSION AND CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL IN OPEN CONTAINERS IS CURRENTLY PROHIBITED UNDER THE MUNICIPAL CODE, AND, IF APPROPRIATE, TO AMEND 10.12.050 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE TO EXTEND THE BOUNDARIES OF THE PUBLIC PLACE PROHIBITION INTO THE SUNSET HEIGHTS AREA.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
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: 20B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: RESOLUTION: Recognizing El Paso Health Providers  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS HEREBY RECOGNIZES THE IMPORTANT CONTRIBUTIONS OF EL PASO HEALTH PROVIDERS TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE AND THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE GENERAL QUALITY OF LIFE OF THE CITIZENS OF EL PASO, TEXAS AND ALL CITIZENS ARE URGED TO RECOGNIZE THE NEED TO SEEK SOLUTIONS TO ONE OF AMERICA'S GREATEST PROBLEMS.

[REPRESENTATIVE VIVIAN ROJAS, (915) 541-4108]

   
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: 22A.  PURCHASING: RESOLUTION: Awarding Solicitation No. 2005-159, Grandview Park and Pool Improvements - F. T. James Construction, Inc.  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO HEREBY AWARDS SOLICITATION FOR GRANDVIEW PARK AND POOL IMPROVEMENTS, NO. 2005-159, TO F. T. JAMES CONSTRUCTION, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $522,311.00 AS THIS OFFEROR PROVIDES THE BEST VALUE TO THE CITY BASED ON THE PUBLISHED CRITERIA AND ON ITS RANKING EVALUATION; AND

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE CONTRACT REFERENCED ABOVE; AND

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE BUDGET TRANSFERS FOR THIS AWARD AND PROJECT, AS NECESSARY; AND

THAT THE CITY ENGINEER IS HEREBY 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 25% OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT PRICE AS AWARDED, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL.

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

   
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: 22C.  BIDS: Solicitation No.: 2005-174 Unpaved Right-Of-Way, Districts 2 & 8  (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.

CONTRACTOR: ALLIED PAVING COMPANY

EL PASO TX

DEPARTMENT: STREETS

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 14200403-PBE04ST137-29153-508027

14200403-PBE04ST138-29154-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: 2004 BOND ELECTION (DISTRICTS 2 AND 8)

ITEMS: BASE BID I $ 107,110.00

BASE BID II $2,314,640.00

TOTAL AWARD: $2,421,750.00

DISTRICT (S): 2 AND 8

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.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE STREET DIRECTOR IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE PROJECT, 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

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT. 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 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: 22D.  BID: Solicitation No.: 2005-108 Borderland Street & Drainage Improvements Phase III  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

CONTRACTOR: SOUTHWEST GROWTH CORPORATION

EL PASO TX

DEPARTMENT: STREETS

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 71150069-G7128CD0008-07784-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

ITEMS: BASE BID I $613,575.74

BASE BID II $ 94,547.00

BASE BID III$ 31,645.00

TOTAL AWARD: $739,767.74 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): 1

RECOMMENDATION:

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND STREETS RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO SOUTHWEST GROWTH CORPORATION, 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 YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. Cobos DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 22E.  BID: Solicitation No.: 2005-135 Montwood Street and Drainage Improvements  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

CONTRACTOR: C. F. JORDAN, L. P.

EL PASO TX

DEPARTMENT: STREETS

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 14200403-PBE04ST119-29135-508027 (DISTRICT 7)

14200403-PBE04ST119-29134-508027 (DISTRICT 5)

FUNDING SOURCE: 2004 BOND ELECTION

ITEMS: BASE BID I $1,266,208.00

BASE BID II $ 386,020.00

BASE BID III$ 43,750.00

TOTAL AWARD: $1,695,978.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): 5 AND 7

RECOMMENDATION:

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND STREETS RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO C. F. JORDAN, L. P., 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 YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. Cobos DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 22F.  BID: Solicitation No.: 2005-124 Alabama Street & Drainage Improvements  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

CONTRACTOR: J. A. R. CONCRETE, INC.

EL PASO TX

DEPARTMENT: STREETS

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 14200403-PBE04ST102-29116-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: 2004 BOND ELECTION

ITEMS: BASE BID I $1,446,035.70

BASE BID II $ 274,820.00

TOTAL AWARD: $1,720,855.70 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): 2

RECOMMENDATION:

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND STREETS RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO J. A. R. CONCRETE, INC., 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 YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. Cobos DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 22G.  BID: Solicitation No.: 2005-092 Ranchos Del Sol Park Improvements  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

CONTRACTOR: VEMAC, L. P.

EL PASO, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 14200401-PBE04PA107-29107-508027 $1,073,743.89

51159242-P518000119-16093-508004 $ 6,714.00

31130600-PQLPA177-60176-504405 $ 59,000.00

FUNDING SOURCE: 2004 BOND ISSUE

ITEMS: BASE BID $1,139,457.89

TOTAL AWARD: $1,139,457.89

DISTRICT (S): 6

RECOMMENDATION:

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND PARKS AND RECREATION RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO VEMAC, L. P., 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.

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]

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. Cobos DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 22I.  BID: Solicitation No.: 2005-058 Magoffin-San Antonio Street Improvements  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

CONTRACTOR: SOUTHWEST GROWTH CORPORATION

EL PASO TX

DEPARTMENT: STREETS

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 31255002-PPW0035007-27705-508027

31250102-PPW0035007-27188-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

(80% REIMBURSEMENT)

FY 2000 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION (20%)

ITEMS: BASE BID I $1,359,875.60

BASE BID IA $ 2,000.00

TOTAL AWARD: $1,361,875.60 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): 8

RECOMMENDATION:

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND STREETS RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO SOUTHWEST GROWTH CORPORATION, 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.

THIS BID AWARD IS CONDITIONED SUBJECT TO THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION'S (MPO) TRANSPORTATION POLICY BOARD APPROVAL OF THE EXPENDITURE OF ADDITIONAL FUNDS OF $132,223 ABOVE THE AMOUNT PREVIOUSLY APPROVED BY THE TRANSPORTATION POLICY BOARD. IF FUNDING IS NOT APPROVED THEN THE CITY COUNCIL MUST RECONSIDER THIS ITEM AGAIN FOR ACTION WITHIN FORTY-FIVE (45) DAYS.

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

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. Cobos DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 22H.  BID: Solicitation No.: 2005-152 Citywide Repair or Construction of Parkway Structures 2005-2006  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

CONTRACTOR: J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: STREETS

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 32010200-01101-502227

71150069-G7129CD0038-07809-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: STREETS GENERAL FUNDS ($1,176,883.75)

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ($ 650,000.00)

ITEMS: BASE BID I $1,356,550.00

BASE BID II $ 470,333.75

TOTAL AWARD: $1,826,883.75 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): CITYWIDE

RECOMMENDATION:

THE DEPARTMENT OF STREETS RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC., 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.

THIS IS A TWENTY-FOUR (24) MONTH REQUIREMENTS CONTRACT. 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 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 DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. Cobos DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 24A.  PUBLIC HEARING - BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS: Amending Title 2, Adding Outdoor Lighting Ordinance to Building Board of Appeals to grant variances/hear appeals  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, BY AMENDING CHAPTER 2.30 (BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS), SECTION 2.30.060 (POWERS) TO ADD THE OUTDOOR LIGHTING ORDINANCE (CHAPTER 18.18) TO THE LIST OF ORDINANCES WHICH THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS IS AUTHORIZED TO GRANT VARIANCES AND HEAR APPEALS OVER.

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. Cobos DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 24B.  PUBLIC HEARING - BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS: Amending Title 18, Exempting Certain Historic Properties from Outdoor Lighting Ordinance.  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE, CHAPTER 18.18 (OUTDOOR LIGHTING ORDINANCE), BY ADDING SECTION 18.18.375 (HISTORIC PROPERTIES) TO EXEMPT CERTAIN HISTORIC PROPERTIES FROM REQUIRED COMPLIANCE WITH THE OUTDOOR LIGHTING ORDINANCE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. Cobos DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 26.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT - TRAFFIC DIVISION: Amending Title 19 to Ensure Consistency with Outdoor Lighting Ordinance  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE, CHAPTER 19.16 (IMPROVEMENT STANDARDS AND DESIGN PRINCIPLES), SECTION 19.16.030 (STREET LIGHTING) TO ENSURE CONSISTENCY WITH THE OUTDOOR LIGHTING ORDINANCE, TO AMEND SECTION 8 (STREET LIGHTING) OF APPENDIX A TO TITLE 19 TO PROVIDE THAT LIGHTING STANDARDS SHALL BE AS ON FILE WITH THE CITY ENGINEER, AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 19.04 (GENERAL PROVISIONS) SECTION 19.04.100 (SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT DESIGN STANDARDS) TO ELIMINATE CONFLICT WITH THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO SECTION 8 OF APPENDIX A OF TITLE 19. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN 19.04.190 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS-CITY WIDE)

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

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 28B.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Amending Title 20, Defining Animal Crematory, Providing for Use by Special Permit, Zoning District Classifications, Adding Definition of Crematory, Additional Zoning District Classifications  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS AMENDED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE, BY ADDING A DEFINED USE AT SECTION 20.02.078 (ANIMAL CREMATORY) AND AMENDING SECTIONS 20.10.040, 20.38.040, 20.40.040 & 20.42.040 (USES PERMITTED BY SPECIAL PERMIT) TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH USE BE PERMITTED BY SPECIAL PERMIT IN R-F, C-3 AND C-4 ZONING DISTRICT CLASSIFICATIONS; AND BY ADDING A DEFINED USE AT SECTION 20.02.258 (CREMATORY) AND AMENDING SECTIONS 20.40.040 & 20.42.040 (USES PERMITTED BY SPECIAL PERMIT) TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH USE BE PERMITTED BY SPECIAL PERMIT IN C-3 AND C-4 ZONING DISTRICT CLASSIFICATIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE CITY OF EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT/REPRESENTATIVE: PLANNING, RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT DEPT., CITY OF EL PASO, #2 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, EL PASO, TX 79901 (DISTRICTS 1-8)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, KIMBERLY FORSYTH, (915) 541-4631]

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 28C.  PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Special Permit No. ZON05-00009, Parking Reduction  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON05-00009, TO ALLOW FOR A PARKING REDUCTION ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS THE SOUTHERLY 61.10 FEET OF LOT 16 AND THE EASTERLY ½ OF LOT 15, BLOCK 13, COTTON ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.64.175 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANTS: PATRICIA B. PARK AND RICHARD L. PARK. ZON05-00009 (DISTRICT 8)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 28D.  PUBLIC HEARING: PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Special Permit No. ZON05-00012, Nine-Tank Gasoline, Diesel and Jet Fuel Storage Facility and Pipeline Transfer Station  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON05-00012, TO ALLOW FOR A NINE-TANK GASOLINE, DIESEL, AND JET FUEL STORAGE FACILITY AND PIPELINE TRANSFER STATION ON A PORTION OF TRACT 5D, SECTION 21, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS AND A PORTION OF TRACT 1, SECTION 28, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.46.040.F OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: SFPP, LP. (DISTRICT 4)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 29A.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: Anna Laura Jacquez  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO PROCEED AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE IN THE PENDING CLAIM OF THE CITY OF EL PASO V. ANNA LAURA JACQUEZ.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON PENDING CLAIM OF THE CITY OF EL PASO AGAINST ANNA LAURA JACQUEZ. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MICHELE LITTLE LOCKE, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 29B.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: Cause No. EP-05-CA-0101-FM  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE AND SIGN RETENTION AGREEMENTS WITH OUTSIDE COUNSEL FOR THE REPRESENTATION OF CARLOS LEON IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED JACOB PAZ VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL., CAUSE NO. EP-05-CA-0101-FM IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS.

JACOB PAZ V. JAMES O'CONNOR, ET AL; CAUSE NO. EP-05-CA-0101-FM IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MICHELE LITTLE LOCKE, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 23A.  PUBLIC HEARING - EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD: Special Warranty Deed, Tropicana Development, Inc. for approximately 117.5 acres  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS AMENDED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED CONVEYING TO TROPICANA DEVELOPMENT INC., LAND TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 117.5 ACRES OF LAND OUT OF SECTIONS 21 & 22, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, LOCATED IN NORTHEAST EL PASO. (DISTRICT 4) POSTPONED FROM 04/26/05

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 23B.  PUBLIC HEARING - EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD: Special Warranty Deed, Tropicana Development Inc. for approximately 120.7 acres  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS AMENDED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED CONVEYING TO TROPICANA DEVELOPMENT INC., LAND TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 120.7 ACRES OF LAND OUT OF SECTION 22, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, LOCATED IN NORTHEAST EL PASO. (DISTRICT 4)

POSTPONED FROM 04/26/05

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 23C.  PUBLIC HEARING - EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD: Special Warranty Deed, EPT Land Assets, LP for approximately 122.2 acres  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS AMENDED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED CONVEYING TO EPT LAND ASSETS, LP, LAND TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 122.2 ACRES OF LAND OUT OF SECTION 21, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, LOCATED IN NORTHEAST EL PASO. (DISTRICT 4)

POSTPONED FROM 04/26/05

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 23D.  PUBLIC HEARING - EL PASO WATER UTILTIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD: Special Warranty Deed, EPT Land Assets, LP for approximately 100.5 acres  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS AMENDED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED CONVEYING TO EPT LAND ASSETS, LP, LAND TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 100.5 ACRES OF LAND OUT OF SECTION 21, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, LOCATED IN NORTHEAST EL PASO. (DISTRICT 4)

POSTPONED FROM 04/26/05

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 27.  PUBLIC HEARING - HUMAN RESOURCES: Amending Ordinance 8065, Rule 1, Section 10, to Clarify Disciplinary Procedures  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 8065, CIVIL SERVICE RULES AND REGULATIONS, RULE 1, CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION, SECTION 10, COMMISSION RECORDER, TO CLARIFY DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES.

[HUMAN RESOURCES, TERRY A. BOND, (915) 541-4509]

   
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: 28A.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Incorporating El Paso Water Utilities Public Service Board Westside Master Plan in The Plan for El Paso and 2025 General Land Use Map  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED THREE (3) WEEKS

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

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

POSTPONED FROM 04/05/05

   
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: 28E.  PUBLIC HEARING: PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: ZON05-00007, Zoning Change  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 4, BLOCK 160, VISTA DEL SOL UNIT 54, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM P-I (PLANNED INDUSTRIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: TEXAS M, LLC. ZON05-00007 (DISTRICT 7)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 28F.  PUBLIC HEARING: PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: ZON05-00013, Zoning Change  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 160, VISTA DEL SOL UNIT 54, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM P-I (PLANNED INDUSTRIAL) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: JOSE R. AND KATHRYN CORDERO. ZON05-00013 (DISTRICT 7)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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