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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 10/6/2009
 
   
Item: NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

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

"1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 29, 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 29, 2009. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

MAYOR JOHN F. COOK

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT (AGREEMENT NUMBER DTFASW-10-L-00112) BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT (AGREEMENT NUMBER DTFASW-10-L-00112) BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA) WHICH ALLOWS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION, AND MAINTENANCE OF FAA OWNED NAVIGATION, COMMUNICATION, AND WEATHER AIDS REQUIRED TO SUPPORT AIR TRAFFIC OPERATIONS AT THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND WHICH WILL REPLACE FIVE IDENTIFIED EXISTING LEASES. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, (915) 780-4724]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT OF THE AIR CARGO CENTER AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), BAX GLOBAL, INC. (''ASSIGNOR''), AND SCHENKER, INC. (''ASSIGNEE'') FOR SPACE AT THE AIR CARGO CENTER, 301 GEORGE PERRY BLVD., SUITE I, EL PASO, TEXAS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT OF THE AIR CARGO CENTER AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), BAX GLOBAL, INC. (''ASSIGNOR''), AND SCHENKER, INC. (''ASSIGNEE'') FOR SPACE AT THE AIR CARGO CENTER, 301 GEORGE PERRY BLVD., SUITE I, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, (915) 780-4724]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RESTATED GENERAL AVIATION NON-COMMERCIAL GROUND LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND DR. S. DONALD PHIFER (''LESSEE'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RESTATED GENERAL AVIATION NON-COMMERCIAL GROUND LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND DR. S. DONALD PHIFER (''LESSEE'') FOR THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 22 AND WEST ½ OF LOT 23, BLOCK 4, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS, UNIT 2, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS AND COMMONLY KNOWN AS 7325 BOEING DRIVE. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, (915) 780-4724]

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT AUTHORIZES PAYMENT TO DEVELOPER (COLONY PARTNERS, L.P.) THE AMOUNT OF $15,187.12 AS THE REMAINDER OF THE CITY'S SHARE OF THE COSTS OF THE PROJECT AND THAT SUCH AMOUNT, COMBINED WITH THE $120,000 PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED IN THE AGREEMENT SHALL CONSTITUTE THE FINAL AND COMPLETE PAYMENT OWED TO DEVELOPER.

ACTIONT TAKEN: APPROVED

COUNCIL RESOLUTION THAT AUTHORIZES PAYMENT TO DEVELOPER (COLONY PARTNERS, L.P.) THE AMOUNT OF $15,187.12 AS THE REMAINDER OF THE CITY'S SHARE OF THE COSTS OF THE PROJECT AND THAT SUCH AMOUNT, COMBINED WITH THE $120,000 PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED IN THE AGREEMENT SHALL CONSTITUTE THE FINAL AND COMPLETE PAYMENT OWED TO DEVELOPER. THE PROJECT INCLUDES CONSTRUCTION OF THE EXTENSION OF THE DRAINAGE CHANNEL THAT PARALLELS BEAR RIDGE DRIVE, A PARALLEL MAINTENANCE ROAD, BEAR RIDGE DRIVE AND APPURTENANT FACILITIES ON CITY PROPERTY. $15,187.12 FROM 2008 REPROGRAMMING, PREVIOUS AGREEMENT FUNDED THROUGH HFC AND 2008 REPROGRAMMING FUNDS. (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND OFELIA LOPEZ FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE FOLLOWING PARCEL FOR THE ROSEWAY STREET DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT FOR $32,000: TRACT 106, NORTH VALUMBROSA NO. 2, A SUBDIVISION IN THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND OFELIA LOPEZ FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE FOLLOWING PARCEL FOR THE ROSEWAY STREET DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT FOR $32,000: TRACT 106, NORTH VALUMBROSA NO. 2, A SUBDIVISION IN THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME 14, PAGE 39, OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. THIS EXPENDITURE IS FUNDED THROUGH 2004 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS. PROJECT#: PBE04ST127; FUND: 29142; DEPARTMENT: 14200403; ACCOUNT: 508000. (DISTRICT 6) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MARGIE ORTIZ FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE FOLLOWING PARCEL FOR THE ROSEWAY STREET DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT FOR $386. A PORTION OF TRACT 10L, BLOCK 46, YSLETA GRANT, IN THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MARGIE ORTIZ FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE FOLLOWING PARCEL FOR THE ROSEWAY STREET DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT FOR $386. A PORTION OF TRACT 10L, BLOCK 46, YSLETA GRANT, IN THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE RESURVEY OF SAID YSLETA GRANT MADE BY EL PASO COUNTY TEXAS FOR TAX PURPOSES AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS IN EXHIBIT ''A''. THIS EXPENDITURE IS FUNDED THROUGH 2004 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS. PROJECT#: PBE04ST127; FUND: 29142; DEPARTMENT: 14200403; ACCOUNT: 508000. (DISTRICT 6) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3G. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO COUNTY WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1 FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE FOLLOWING PARCEL FOR THE ROSEWAY STREET AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT FOR $235,000. PARCEL 6: 10,370 SQUARE FEET, MORE OR LESS, BEING A PORTION OF TRACT 11, BLOCK 46, YSLETA GRANT, ALSO KNOWN AS 294 CANDELARIA STREET, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO COUNTY WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1 FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE FOLLOWING PARCEL FOR THE ROSEWAY STREET AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT FOR $235,000. PARCEL 6: 10,370 SQUARE FEET, MORE OR LESS, BEING A PORTION OF TRACT 11, BLOCK 46, YSLETA GRANT, ALSO KNOWN AS 294 CANDELARIA STREET, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. THIS EXPENDITURE IS FUNDED THROUGH 2004 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS. PROJECT#: PBE04ST127; FUND: 29142; DEPARTMENT: 14200403; ACCOUNT: 508000. (DISTRICT 6)

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

"3H. RESOLUTION: TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION THAT RATIFIES THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE EL PASO COUNTY AND THE CITY OF EL PASO TO SUBMIT A JOINT APPLICATION TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY - OPERATION STONEGARDEN FY09

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION THAT RATIFIES THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE EL PASO COUNTY AND THE CITY OF EL PASO TO SUBMIT A JOINT APPLICATION TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY - OPERATION STONEGARDEN FY09, IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,032,184, WHICH WAS APPROVED BY THE EL PASO COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT ON JANUARY 26, 2009. FURTHER, THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO SUCH INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE COUNTY AND THE CITY OF EL PASO TO SUBMIT A JOINT APPLICATION TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY - OPERATION STONEGARDEN FY09, IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,781,719. THE FUNDS RECEIVED UNDER THE OPERATION STONEGARDEN FY09 PROGRAM WILL BE ALLOCATED TO THE COUNTY AND TO THE CITY IN AN EQUAL PERCENTAGE PROPORTIONATE TO THE ORIGINAL BUDGET. THE FUNDING AGENCY REQUIRES AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT TO BE SUBMITTED. NO CASH MATCH REQUIRED. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, ERIC SHELTON, (915) 564-7309]

"3I. RESOLUTION: THAT THE APPRAISAL ROLL IS HEREBY APPROVED AND CONSTITUTES THE 2009 TAX ROLL FOR ALL ENTITIES (EXCEPT SAN ELIZARIO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT AND CANUTILLO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT) WHICH THE CITY TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR COLLECTS TAXES.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE APPRAISAL ROLL IS HEREBY APPROVED AND CONSTITUTES THE 2009 TAX ROLL FOR ALL ENTITIES (EXCEPT SAN ELIZARIO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT AND CANUTILLO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT) WHICH THE CITY TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR COLLECTS TAXES. (ALL DISTRICTS) [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

"4A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: RALPH T. CLOUD TO THE PARKS & RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

RALPH T. CLOUD TO THE PARKS & RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

"4B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: JOSE M. LANDEROS TO THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

JOSE M. LANDEROS TO THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

"5. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JAMES E. HOBSON TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

JAMES E. HOBSON TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE CARL ROBINSON, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE CARL ROBINSON, (915) 541-4400]

"6A. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2006-169 (ARMORED CAR SERVICES) WITH SOTO ENTERPRISES, INC, DBA MIRACLE DELIVERY SERVICE DBA MIRACLE DELIVERY ARMORED SERVICES FOR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2006-169 (ARMORED CAR SERVICES) WITH SOTO ENTERPRISES, INC, DBA MIRACLE DELIVERY SERVICE DBA MIRACLE DELIVERY ARMORED SERVICES FOR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS TO AN AWARD APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL ON OCTOBER 31, 2006. CONTRACT PERIOD NOVEMBER 13, 2009 TO NOVEMBER 12, 2010.

DEPARTMENT: TAX OFFICE, MUNICIPAL COURT AND VARIOUS

DEPARTMENTS

ACCOUNT NO.: VARIOUS

FUNDING SOURCE: VARIOUS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $19,000

OPTION: ONE [OF ONE]

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"6B. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO TIBURON, INC., THE SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER FOR THE ANNUAL MAINTENANCE OF VARIOUS FIRE DEPARTMENT SOFTWARE AND SOFTWARE COMPONENTS.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER TO TIBURON, INC., THE SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER FOR THE ANNUAL MAINTENANCE OF VARIOUS FIRE DEPARTMENT SOFTWARE AND SOFTWARE COMPONENTS.

DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $54,834

ACCOUNT NO.: 39010351 - 502202 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY GENERAL FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $54,834

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2010-039

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

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

"6C. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2006-168 (ASBESTOS ABATEMENT SERVICES) WITH SOUTHWEST ABATEMENT, INC. DBA ENVIRONMENTAL RECONDITIONING, INC. FOR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2006-168 (ASBESTOS ABATEMENT SERVICES) WITH SOUTHWEST ABATEMENT, INC. DBA ENVIRONMENTAL RECONDITIONING, INC. FOR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS TO AN AWARD APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL ON OCTOBER 3, 2006. CONTRACT PERIOD OCTOBER 10, 2009 TO OCTOBER 9, 2010.

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

ACCOUNT NO.: VARIOUS

FUNDING SOURCE: VARIOUS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $355,015 (ONE YEAR EXTENSION)

OPTION: ONE [OF ONE]

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"6D. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO BAZAAR UNIFORMS & MEN'S STORE, REGION 19 COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM CONTRACTORS UNDER CONTRACT NO. 08-6133, FOR UNIFORMS AND SHOES

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED AS REVISED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS TO BAZAAR UNIFORMS & MEN'S STORE AND WORK WEAR SAFETY SHOES, A REGION 19 COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM CONTRACTOR UNDER CONTRACT NO. 08-6133, FOR UNIFORMS AND SHOES IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $70,315. PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE REGION 19 COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON MARCH 4, 2008.

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

ACCOUNT NO.: VARIOUS

FUNDING SOURCE: VARIOUS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $70,315

REFERENCE NO.: 2010-038

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7A.  - 7H. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED FOR PUBLIC HEARING, WITH REVISION TO 7G CHANGING THE ADDRESS OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY TO 1600 KANSAS STREET.

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

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

7A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING JOHN HAYES STREET AND TIERRA ESTE ROAD FROM ZARAGOZA ROAD SOUTH TO THE CITY LIMITS TO SUBSECTION H (FORTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR); THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 5)

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

7B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING PASEO DEL ESTE DRIVE FROM JOE BATTLE BOULEVARD EAST TO ITS TERMINUS TO SUBSECTION H (FORTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR); THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 6) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

7C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.010 SCHEDULE I (ONE WAY STREETS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY DELETING THE FOLLOWING STREETS: NUMBER 3, FLORENCE STREET, SOUTH BETWEEN TEXAS AVENUE AND SAN ANTONIO AVENUE; NUMBER 4, OCHOA STREET, NORTH BETWEEN SAN ANTONIO AVENUE AND TEXAS AVENUE; NUMBER 27, OCHOA STREET, SOUTHBOUND BETWEEN SAN ANTONIO AVENUE AND PAISANO DRIVE; AND NUMBER 28, FLORENCE STREET, NORTHBOUND BETWEEN PAISANO DRIVE AND OVERLAND AVENUE; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 8)

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

7D. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY AMENDING SUBSECTION F (THIRTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR), NUMBER 87, FROM SUN FIRE BOULEVARD FROM ZARAGOZA ROAD TO FLORA ALBA DRIVE TO SUN FIRE BOULEVARD; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 6)

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

7E. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD, (''RIVER OAKS'') TO USE THE SURFACE OF A PORTION OF AN IDENTIFIED 60-FOOT EASEMENT LEASED TO THE EL PASO NATURAL GAS IN TRACT 1P1, H.G. FOSTER SURVEY NO. 256, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, LIZA RAMIREZ-TOBIAS, (915) 541-4074]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON OCTOBER 13, 2009, FOR ITEMS 7A - 7E

7F. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 3 - 9, BLOCK 1, MESA HEIGHTS ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM C-1 (COMMERCIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 4730 PERSHING DRIVE. PROPERTY OWNER: JESSE P. LOOK. ZON09-00035. (DISTRICT 2). THIS IS AN APPEAL CASE.

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

7G. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON09-00039, TO ALLOW FOR A 44% PARKING REDUCTION ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 18 - 20 AND THE SOUTH 10 FEET OF LOT 17, BLOCK 59, ALEXANDER ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.14.070 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1600 KANSAS STREET. PROPERTY OWNER: RICHARD R. MARRO. ZON09-00039. (DISTRICT 8) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4027]

7H. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PARCEL 1, A PORTION OF TRACT 1B4, S.J. LARKIN SURVEY 266, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM C-3/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITIONS) TO R-3A (RESIDENTIAL) AND PARCEL 2, A PORTION OF TRACT 1B4, S.J. LARKIN SURVEY 266, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM A-O (APARTMENT/OFFICE) TO R-3A (RESIDENTIAL) AND RELEASING CONDITIONS PLACED ON PARCEL 1 BY ORDINANCE NO. 15672. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: SOUTH OF NORTHERN PASS DRIVE AND WEST OF HELEN OF TROY DRIVE. APPLICANT: CIMARRON HUNT COMMUNITIES, LLC. ZON09-00034 AND ZON09-00038. (DISTRICT 1).

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON OCTOBER 27, 2009, FOR ITEMS 7F - 7H

PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD AS PART OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING THAT BEGINS AT APPROXIMATELY 9:00 A.M. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS PRESENT SHALL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD AT THAT TIME. AFTER THE PUBLIC HEARINGS, COUNCIL MAY ALSO DELAY TAKING ACTION ON ORDINANCES; NO REQUIREMENT IS MADE BY SECTION 3.9B OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER TO PUBLISH ANY FURTHER NOTICE. COPIES OF ALL ORDINANCES ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW IN THE CITY CLERK'S OFFICE, 2 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 8:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 8.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-257 for the Westside Sports Complex Phase II - Soccer Fields to Martinez Bros. Contractors, LLC"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-257 FOR THE WESTSIDE SPORTS COMPLEX PHASE II - SOCCER FIELDS TO MARTINEZ BROS. CONTRACTORS, LLC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $2,394,299.60.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: MARTINEZ BROS. CONTRACTORS, LLC.

BASE BID $1,563,914.83

OPTION1: $ 216,176.60

OPTION2: $ 140,722.57

OPTION3: $ 201,745.85

OPTION4: $ 50,289.75

OPTION5: $ 221,450.00

ACCOUNT NOS.: 14101001 - 508027 - 60137 -PQLAPA172B 51159242 - 508027 -16227-PQLAPA172B

FUNDING SOURCES: 2000 QUALITY OF LIFE BONDS & PARKLAND DEDICATION FEES

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $2,394,299.60

DISTRICT: 1

IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY CONTRACTS OR OTHER DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

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

AS A PART OF THIS AWARD, UPON THE REVIEW OF THE CITY ATTORNEY, THE CITY ENGINEER MAY WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION FROM CITY COUNCIL APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER EXECUTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE PROJECT, WHICH ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW, DO NOT MAKE CHANGES TO THE PRICES AND ARE WITHIN THE APPROPRIATE BUDGET.

THIS IS A LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT. THE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDS AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 9.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-163 (Security Guard Services for City Municipal Building) to Ruiz Protective Service, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-163 (SECURITY GUARD SERVICES FOR CITY MUNICIPAL BUILDING) TO RUIZ PROTECTIVE SERVICE, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $585,210.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES - BUILDING MAINTENANCE

AWARD TO: RUIZ PROTECTIVE SERVICE, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $195,070

ACCOUNT NO.: 31010327 - 502212 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL FUNDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $585,210

DISTRICT: 8

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT FOR SECURITY GUARD SERVICES FOR THE CITY MUNICIPAL BUILDING.

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 - BUILDING MAINTENANCE RECOMMEND AWARD TO RUIZ PROTECTIVE SERVICE, INC., THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE REPORT: "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ACCEPTED 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.

LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE REPORT:

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

2. DISCUSSION PERTAINING SPECIFICALLY TO ANY OF THE AGENDA ITEMS, AS POSTED ON THE AGENDA OF SAID LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING, AS FOLLOWS:

A) REVISING RESIDENTIAL PARKING DISTRICT ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING RESTRICTIONS AND FEES AND A PENALTY

B) CREATING A TEMPORARY TRAFFIC CONTROL ORDINANCE REQUIRING PERMITS FOR ALL CONSTRUCTION IN AND USE OF CITY RIGHT OF WAY, ESTABLISHING RESTRICTIONS AND FEES AND A PENALTY

C) REVISING THE PAVEMENT CUT ORDINANCE.

[REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE REPORT: "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ACCEPTED FOR NOTATION, THE 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."

LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE REPORT:

1. FOR NOTATION: 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; AND

2. DISCUSSION PERTAINING SPECIFICALLY TO ANY OF THE AGENDA ITEMS, AS POSTED ON THE AGENDA OF SAID LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING, AS FOLLOWS:

A) ON PROPOSED EMPOWERMENT ZONE GRANT REVOLVING LOAN FUND PROGRAM LENDING GUIDELINES.

B) ON PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE CITY'S MULTIPLE CONTRACTS WITH HOTEL DON QUIXOTE, LTD. CONCERNING FINANCIAL INCENTIVES, TERMS AND CONDITIONS RELATED TO THE CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF THE DOUBLETREE HOTEL.

[REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

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

   
Item: 11A.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on clarification of posting policy for Legislative Review Committee (LRC) Reports, for purpose of notation."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POST LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE (LRC) REPORTS EXACTLY AS DONE ON THE OCTOBER 6, 2009, AGENDA AND TO INCLUDE THE MINUTES OF THE LRC MEETING AS BACKUP TO THE ITEM.

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON CLARIFICATION OF POSTING POLICY FOR LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE (LRC) REPORTS, FOR PURPOSE OF NOTATION.

[CITY MANAGER, JOYCE WILSON, (915) 541-4071]

   
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 NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 11B.  CITY MANAGER: Update to City Council on preparations for Novel H1N1 virus response. "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

UPDATE TO CITY COUNCIL ON PREPARATIONS FOR NOVEL H1N1 VIRUS RESPONSE.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [PUBLIC HEALTH, MICHAEL HILL, (915) 771-5702]

   
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Item: 12.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending the 2025 Proposed Thoroughfare System as detailed in the Map Atlas of The Plan for El Paso and its related documents"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NO
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Quintana NO
6 Rep. Holguin NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook NOT PRESENT

   
Item: EX1.  Diana Kirk v. City of El Paso, Cause No. 2008-3447. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBINSON, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO POSTPONE ONE WEEK THE ITEM ON DIANA KIRK VS. CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. 2008-3447. (551.071)

DIANA KIRK V. CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. 2008-3447. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, LAURA P. GORDON, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX2.   Discussion and action on the City lease of 10 Civic Center Plaza, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. (551.071 and 551.072)
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE CITY LEASE OF 10 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (551.071 AND 551.072) [CITY MANAGER, JOYCE WILSON, (915) 541-4071]

   
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