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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 9/29/2009
 
   
Item: 1.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding a Resolution by the City Council of the City of El Paso resolving to work together with the Juarez Municipal Government "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A RESOLUTION BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL PASO RESOLVING TO WORK TOGETHER WITH THE JUAREZ MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT TO:

1. EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITY OF ACQUIRING RAIL RIGHT-OF-WAY OR ACCESS TO TRACKS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE BORDER TO CREATE A COMMUTER RAIL SYSTEM UTILIZING STATE-OF-THE ART TECHNOLOGY FOR SECURE AND EFFICIENT BORDER CROSSINGS; AND

2. SUPPORT THE CREATION OF A HIGH-SPEED RAIL CORRIDOR WITH SERVICE FROM CHIHUAHUA, MEXICO, TO DENVER, COLORADO, AND WILL SEEK THE SUPPORT OF THEIR RESPECTIVE STATE AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENTS AND PROVIDE INFORMATION AS NEEDED FOR THE FEASIBILITY STUDIES.

[MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (915) 541-4656]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
- 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 SEPTEMBER 22, 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 22, 2009.

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

"3. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE

"4A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ''SUPPLEMENTAL LEASE AGREEMENT NO. 3'' TO LEASE NO. GS-07B-15258 BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (''LESSEE'') REGARDING THE TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION'S RENTAL OF SPACE IN THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TERMINAL BUILDING TO EXTEND THE LEASE AN ADDITIONAL 24 MONTHS BEGINNING NOVEMBER 1, 2009, THROUGH OCTOBER 31, 2011.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ''SUPPLEMENTAL LEASE AGREEMENT NO. 3'' TO LEASE NO. GS-07B-15258 BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (''LESSEE'') REGARDING THE TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION'S RENTAL OF SPACE IN THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TERMINAL BUILDING TO EXTEND THE LEASE AN ADDITIONAL 24 MONTHS BEGINNING NOVEMBER 1, 2009, THROUGH OCTOBER 31, 2011. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, (915) 780-4724]

"4B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT WITH NEW HOPE ALLIANCE, FOR THE USE OF CITY OF EL PASO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH ANIMAL SERVICES DIVISION SPACE IN EXCHANGE FOR THE OPERATION OF A LOW COST SPAY/NEUTER, VACCINATION AND REGISTRATION SERVICE, FOR THE PUBLIC

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT WITH NEW HOPE ALLIANCE, FOR THE USE OF CITY OF EL PASO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH ANIMAL SERVICES DIVISION SPACE IN EXCHANGE FOR THE OPERATION OF A LOW COST SPAY/NEUTER, VACCINATION AND REGISTRATION SERVICE, FOR THE PUBLIC PURPOSE OF REDUCING THE NUMBER OF UNWANTED AND UNVACCINATED STRAYS AND ENHANCING PUBLIC HEALTH FOR THE ENTIRE COMMUNITY. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH / ANIMAL SERVICES, EDUARDO DE CASTRO, (915) 842-1010

"4C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVES THE EXPENDITURE OF ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $33,690.40 TO KARLSRUHER INC., D/B/A CSA ENGINEERS & CONSTRUCTORS, FOR CONSTRUCTION COSTS FOR LABOR AND MATERIALS TO INSTALL 385 ADDITIONAL LINEAR FEET OF 8-INCH SEWER LINE ALONG THE UPPER VALLEY AND COUNTRY CLUB ROAD AND TO INCREASE THE CONTRACT TIME BY 15 DAYS, CONTRACT NUMBER 2009-089, CHANGE ORDER NUMBER 5.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVES THE EXPENDITURE OF ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $33,690.40 TO KARLSRUHER INC., D/B/A CSA ENGINEERS & CONSTRUCTORS, FOR CONSTRUCTION COSTS FOR LABOR AND MATERIALS TO INSTALL 385 ADDITIONAL LINEAR FEET OF 8-INCH SEWER LINE ALONG THE UPPER VALLEY AND COUNTRY CLUB ROAD AND TO INCREASE THE CONTRACT TIME BY 15 DAYS, CONTRACT NUMBER 2009-089, CHANGE ORDER NUMBER 5. THE NEW CONTRACT SUM, INCLUDING CHANGE ORDER 5, IS $1,862,060.78.

(31255008/508027/27695/PBE04ST139) (DISTRICT 1)

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

"4D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MISSIONARY RADIO EVANGELISM, INC., OR MRE, ALSO KNOWN AS HIGHER GROUND HOSTING, FOR A LEASE TERM OF FIVE (5) YEARS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MISSIONARY RADIO EVANGELISM, INC., OR MRE, ALSO KNOWN AS HIGHER GROUND HOSTING, FOR A LEASE TERM OF FIVE (5) YEARS FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONSTRUCTING, INSTALLING, OPERATING, MAINTAINING AND REPAIRING WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES INCLUDING RADIO FREQUENCY TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING EQUIPMENT, ETC., ON THE PROPERTY LOCATED ATOP MT. FRANKLIN ON A SITE KNOWS AS WALTON PEAK LOCATED IN THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, JOHN NEAL, (915) 541-4288]

"4E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY TEXAS SOIL CONTROL THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2008-195 FOR DEFAULT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY TEXAS SOIL CONTROL THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2008-195 FOR DEFAULT PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION C, CLAUSES 17 AND 18B OF THE CONTRACT BECAUSE THE CONTRACTOR HAS FAILED TO PROVIDE ASSURANCE THAT THEY WOULD CONTINUE TO PERFORM SERVICES UNDER THE CONTRACT AND THAT THE TERMINATION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AS OF SEPTEMBER 29, 2009.

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

"5A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: HUGO GARDEA TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

HUGO GARDEA TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., DISTRICT 6. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

"5B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: RAFAEL HERNANDO III TO THE CITY ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

RAFAEL HERNANDO III TO THE CITY ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"5C. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: TRINIDAD ACEVEDO TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

TRINIDAD ACEVEDO TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"6. BOARD APPOINTMENT: KATHERINE L. UPDIKE TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD SELECTION COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

KATHERINE L. UPDIKE TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD SELECTION COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1. [REPRESENTATIVE ANN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

"10A. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO ORACLE USA INC., A STATE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES (DIR) CONTRACTOR UNDER DIR STATE CONTRACT DIR-VPC-03-018, FOR VARIOUS ORACLE SOFTWARE COMPONENTS AND MODULES INCLUDING PEOPLESOFT ERP SERVICES AND SUPPORT AS WELL AS UNIVERSAL CONTENT MANAGEMENT

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 VARIOUS ORACLE SOFTWARE COMPONENTS AND MODULES INCLUDING PEOPLESOFT ERP SERVICES AND SUPPORT AS WELL AS UNIVERSAL CONTENT MANAGEMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $154,364.09 FOR FISCAL YEAR 2010. 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.: 39010351-502202-01101

FUNDING SOURCE: FY 2010 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY GENERAL FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $154,364.09

REFERENCE NO.: 2010-037

DISTRICTS: ALL

ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE REVIEW AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY RELATED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

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

"10B. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO KONE, INC. UNDER US COMMUNITIES CONTRACT PC 94002 (ELEVATOR MAINTENANCE AND SERVICE)

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO KONE, INC. UNDER US COMMUNITIES CONTRACT PC 94002 (ELEVATOR MAINTENANCE AND SERVICE) IN THE ANNUAL AMOUNT OF $30,000 FOR MAINTENANCE AND SERVICE OF CITY ELEVATORS. THIS IS IN ADDITION TO A PREVIOUS PURCHASE ORDER ISSUED TO KONE, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $85,000. TOTAL EXPENDITURES ARE $115,000.

THE PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE TEXAS PROCUREMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES (TPASS) STATE CONTRACTS PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 27, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

ACCOUNT NO.: 31010325 - 502226 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $30,000 (TOTAL EXPENDITURES TO-DATE: $115,000)

REFERENCE NO.: 2010-034

DISTRICTS: ALL

ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE REVIEW AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY RELATED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

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

"11. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-260R (NEW MARKETS TAX CREDITS CONSULTING SERVICES) TO NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-260R (NEW MARKETS TAX CREDITS CONSULTING SERVICES) TO NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FOR A TOTAL AWARD OF $90,000.

DEPARTMENT: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

AWARD TO: NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT D/B/A NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

NEW YORK CITY, NY

ITEMS: ALL

ANNUAL AMOUNT: $90,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 72010268 - 502215 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: OUTSIDE CONTRACTS

TOTAL AWARD: $90,000 (1 YEAR EXPENDITURE)

DISTRICTS: ALL

ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE REVIEW AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY RELATED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

THIS IS A TWELVE MONTH CONTRACT WITH AN OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE FOR AN ADDITIONAL ONE YEAR PERIOD IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED PRIOR TO THE EXPIRATION OF THE ORIGINAL TERM OF THE CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT'S REVIEW COMMITTEE, BASED ON EVALUATION FACTORS ESTABLISHED FOR THIS PROCUREMENT, RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE HIGHEST RANKED QUALIFIER AS INDICATED. [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

"12. RFQ: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-104R (LAS VILLITAS GALLERY DESIGN) TO C & G PARTNERS, LLC

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-104R (LAS VILLITAS GALLERY DESIGN) TO C & G PARTNERS, LLC FOR A TOTAL AWARD OF $120,000.00.

DEPARTMENT: MCAD - MUSEUM OF HISTORY

AWARD TO: C & G PARTNERS, LLC

NEW YORK, NY

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: ADDITIONAL SERVICES NOT TO EXCEED $50,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 54150080 - 508016 - 070906- G560902

FUNDING SOURCE: HISTORY MUSEUM GRANTS/EXHIBITS /ARCHITECTURAL AND DESIGN CONTRACTS/IMLS GRANT

TOTAL AWARD: $120,000.00

DISTRICTS: ALL

THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY RELATED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD AND TO APPROVE ADDITIONAL SERVICES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $50,000.00.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND MUSEUMS & CULTURAL AFFAIRS EVALUATION COMMITTEE, BASED ON EVALUATION CRITERIA ESTABLISHED FOR THIS PROCUREMENT, RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE HIGHEST RANKED QUALIFIER. [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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 7.  LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE REPORT: Formal report of the Economic and Community Development, Quality of Life, and Tourism Legislative Review Committee meeting held on September 9, 2009
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

(FOR NOTATION PURPOSES ONLY):

FORMAL REPORT OF THE ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, QUALITY OF LIFE, AND TOURISM LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2009, AS SUBMITTED BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, CHAIR.

[ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4872]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 8.  LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE REPORT: Formal report of the Transportation Legislative Review Committee meeting held on September 10, 2009 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED THE ITEM FOR NOTATION, THE FORMAL REPORT OF THE TRANSPORTATION LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON SEPTEMBER 10, 2009, AS SUBMITTED BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O’ROURKE, CHAIR.

(FOR NOTATION PURPOSES ONLY):

FORMAL REPORT OF THE TRANSPORTATION LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON SEPTEMBER 10, 2009, AS SUBMITTED BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, CHAIR.

[REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123] POSTPONED FROM 09-22-09

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9.  DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: That the City Council declares that the expenditures of District 3 discretionary funds in the amount of $1,000.00 and District 4 discretionary funds in the amount of $1,000.00 to be used to offset city fees charged to children and other persons with intellectual disabilities and closely related developmental disabilities"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL DECLARES THAT THE EXPENDITURES OF DISTRICT 3 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,000.00 AND DISTRICT 4 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,000.00 TO BE USED TO OFFSET CITY FEES CHARGED TO CHILDREN AND OTHER PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES AND CLOSELY RELATED DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND THOSE WHO ACTIVELY ASSIST THEM FOR PARTICIPATION IN ORGANIZED AQUATICS-RELATED EVENTS AND EVENT PREPARATION SERVES THE IMPORTANT MUNICIPAL PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ASSISTANCE TO INTELLECTUALLY DISABLED PERSONS WHO PARTICIPATE IN AND BENEFIT FROM SUCH ORGANIZED ACTIVITIES, AND IS AUTHORIZED, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER ESTABLISH AN APPROPRIATE PROCESS TO ENSURE THAT THE MUNICIPAL PURPOSE IS CARRIED OUT BY THE EXPENDITURES.

[MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, (915) 541-4515] [REPRESENTATIVE CARL ROBINSON, (915) 541-4400]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 13A.  - 13C. 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.

13A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2025 PROPOSED THOROUGHFARE SYSTEM AS DETAILED IN THE MAP ATLAS OF THE PLAN FOR EL PASO AND ITS RELATED DOCUMENTS AS ORIGINALLY APPROVED BY THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL IN 1999, AND AS SUBSEQUENTLY AMENDED, BY ADDING THE EXTENSION OF REDD ROAD AS A COLLECTOR ARTERIAL WITH BIKE LANES, ACROSS THE RIO GRANDE TO CONNECT WITH GOMEZ ROAD. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA AINSWORTH, (915) 541-4930]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON OCTOBER 6, 2009, FOR THE ITEM 13A

13B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 21, SMARTCODE, CHAPTER 21.10 (GENERAL TO ALL PLANS), SECTION 21.10.040 (PROCESS), PARAGRAPH C AND D, CHAPTER 21.50 (BUILDING SCALE PLANS), SECTION 21.50.140 (ARCHITECTURAL STANDARDS); AND CHAPTER 21.80 (TABLES), SECTION 21.80.170, TABLE 14 (SUMMARY) AND SECTION 21.80.180, TABLE 15A (FORM-BASED CODE GRAPHICS - T3); TO ADD ARCHITECTURAL STANDARDS, TO CORRECT TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS, AND TO AMEND THE DENSITY REQUIREMENTS IN T-4 AND T-5. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 21.60 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA AINSWORTH, (915) 541-4930]

13C. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 17 TO 23 AND THE EAST 10 FEET OF LOT 24, BLOCK 96, HIGHLAND PARK ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO R-3/H (RESIDENTIAL/HISTORIC). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 2630 RICHMOND AVENUE. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. ZON09-00054 (DISTRICT 2)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, TONY DE LA CRUZ, (915) 541-4329]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON OCTOBER 20, 2009, FOR ITEM 13B - 13C

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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 14.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-224 (Tire and Roadside Tire Service) to A to Z Tire and Battery, Inc. (Bid #2); American Tire Distributors; Broadway Motors d/b/a Bill Williams Tire Center; Martin Tire Company; The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, RB Wicker Tire & Rubber Company; and Forrest Tire Company"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-224 (TIRE AND ROADSIDE TIRE SERVICE) TO A TO Z TIRE AND BATTERY, INC. (BID #2); AMERICAN TIRE DISTRIBUTORS; BROADWAY MOTORS D/B/A BILL WILLIAMS TIRE CENTER; MARTIN TIRE COMPANY; THE GOODYEAR TIRE AND RUBBER COMPANY, RB WICKER TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY; AND FORREST TIRE COMPANY FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $1,457,721.

DEPARTMENTS: GENERAL SERVICES, AIRPORT, FIRE AND SUN METRO

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1 A TO Z TIRE AND BATTERY, INC.

AMARILLO, TX

ITEMS: PART A, ITEMS 2, 3, 7, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, AND 23

ESTIMATED ANNUAL EXPENDITURE: $ 165,407

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2 AMERICAN TIRE DISTRIBUTORS

FORTH WORTH, TX

ITEMS: PART A, ITEMS 8, 19, 25, 28, 31, 32, AND 33

OPTION: ONE YEAR

ESTIMATED ANNUAL EXPENDITURE: $ 55,480

AWARD TO: VENDOR 3 BROADWAY MOTORS D\B\A BILL WILLIAMS TIRE CENTER

MIDLAND, TX

ITEMS: PART A, ITEMS 5, 18, 20, 22, 24, AND 26

OPTION: ONE YEAR

ESTIMATED ANNUAL EXPENDITURE: $ 61,089

AWARD TO: VENDOR 4 MARTIN TIRE COMPANY

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: PART A, ITEMS 4, 6, 9, 13, 14, 27, 29, AND 30

ESTIMATED ANNUAL EXPENDITURE: $ 67,558

AWARD TO: VENDOR 5 THE GOODYEAR TIRE AND RUBBER COMPANY

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: PART A, ITEM 1 AND 10

ESTIMATED ANNUAL EXPENDITURE: $ 7,581

AWARD TO: VENDOR 6 RB WICKER TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: PART B (ALL ITEMS) 1 THRU 8

ESTIMATED ANNUAL EXPENDITURE: $ 113,865

AWARD TO: VENDOR 7 FORREST TIRE COMPANY

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: PART C (ALL ITEMS), 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 3A, AND 3B

OPTION: ONE YEAR

ESTIMATED ANNUAL EXPENDITURE: $ 14,927

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 503125 - 45202 OR

37370510 - 503121 - 45202

62620003-503121-40101

22010320-502228-01101

60600015-503118-40348

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES, INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

INVENTORY PURCHASES, AIRPORT COST CENTERS LOGISTICS, GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS MASS TRANS INVENTORY PURCHASES, S M INVENTORY

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $1,457,721 (3 YEAR TOTAL)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT.

THE COST UNDER THIS REQUIREMENTS CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM 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 GENERAL SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDERS. [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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 15.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON09-00033 to allow for a 100% parking reduction on the property described as Lots 1-6, Block 86, Campbell Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, 711-723 S. Stanton Street. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED "

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON09-00033 TO ALLOW FOR A 100% PARKING REDUCTION ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 1-6, BLOCK 86, CAMPBELL ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.04.260 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24.260 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 711-723 S. STANTON STREET. PROPERTY OWNER: RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD. ZON09-00033 (DISTRICT 8)

[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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 16.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance granting a Special Privilege License to Plum City Lounge, LLC. permitting the encroachment of 16 canopies, 2 stairways, an entryway, a handicap accessibility ramp, a wall sign, and an outdoor patio café with required fencing, located within a portion of public right-of-way located at 500 San Francisco Street and allowing the sale and service of alcoholic beverages as a   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSE TO PLUM CITY LOUNGE, LLC. PERMITTING THE ENCROACHMENT OF 16 CANOPIES, 2 STAIRWAYS, AN ENTRYWAY, A HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY RAMP, A WALL SIGN, AND AN OUTDOOR PATIO CAFÉ WITH REQUIRED FENCING, LOCATED WITHIN A PORTION OF PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY LOCATED AT 500 SAN FRANCISCO STREET AND ALLOWING THE SALE AND SERVICE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AS A PERMISSIBLE ACTIVITY WITHIN THE OUTDOOR PATIO CAFÉ AREA. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 500 SAN FRANCISCO STREET. APPLICANT: PLUM CITY LOUNGE, LLC. SPL09-00012 (DISTRICT 8)

[ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4482]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 17.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that City Council amend the City's 2007 - 2008 Annual Action Plan of the Consolidated Plan for 2005 - 2010 by deleting one homeownership activity: Affordable Housing Credit Union Service Organization - Individual Development Account Program - $125,000, due to the inability to negotiate a successful agreement"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT CITY COUNCIL AMEND THE CITY'S 2007 - 2008 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN OF THE CONSOLIDATED PLAN FOR 2005 - 2010 BY DELETING ONE HOMEOWNERSHIP ACTIVITY: AFFORDABLE HOUSING CREDIT UNION SERVICE ORGANIZATION - INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNT PROGRAM - $125,000, DUE TO THE INABILITY TO NEGOTIATE A SUCCESSFUL AGREEMENT AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER OR HER DESIGNEE BE AUTHORIZED TO TAKE ANY ACTIONS NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THE INTENT OF THE RESOLUTION. (ALL DISTRICTS) [COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, BILL LILLY, (915) 541-4643] POSTPONED FROM 09-22-09

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX1.  800 S. Piedras, El Paso, Texas. (551.072)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE, SECONDED, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO POSTPONE TWO WEEKS THE ITEM ON 800 S. PIEDRAS, EL PASO, TEXAS. (SECTION 551.072).

800 S. PIEDRAS, EL PASO, TEXAS. (551.072) [MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (915) 541-4656] POSTPONED FROM 09-15-09

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX2.  3228 Sacramento, El Paso, Texas. (551.072) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE, SECONDED, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO POSTPONE TWO WEEKS THE ITEM ON 3228 SACRAMENTO, EL PASO, TEXAS. (SECTION 551.072)

3228 SACRAMENTO, EL PASO, TEXAS. (551.072)

[MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (915) 541-4656] POSTPONED FROM 09-15-09

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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