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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL AND MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING
Date: 10/13/2009
 
   
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 OCTOBER 6, 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF OCTOBER 6, 2009. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: PLACING CONDEMNATION LIENS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PLACING CONDEMNATION LIENS ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTIES (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNT FOR WORK PERFORMED BY THE CITY PURSUANT TO SECTION 18.50 (UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND CONDITIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE:

1.2630 RICHMOND AVENUE $ 771.42 DENNIS B. DEREGLA, JOSEPH THERESE

(DISTRICT 2) REYDOM, GMAC MORTGAGE LLC AND FIRST AMERICAN FIELD SERVICES

2.2630 RICHMOND AVENUE $ 812.05 DENNIS B. DEREGLA, JOSEPH THERESE

(DISTRICT 2) REYDOM, GMAC MORTGAGE LLC AND FIRST AMERICAN FIELD SERVICES

3.2600 PORTER AVENUE $19,505.26 RACHEL MUNOZ

(DISTRICT 2)

4.2616 PORTER AVENUE $ 5,394.75 MARY MIRELES & TONY MIRELES

(DISTRICT 2)

5.708 S. ST. VRAIN $21,738.34 LUIS G. GRIJALVA & RAFAEL P. GRIJALVA, AND EL PASO FEDERAL

(DISTRICT 8) SAVINGS LOAN

6.3405 MOUNTAIN AVENUE $ 2,280.49 OTTO AGUILAR

(DISTRICT 2)

7.3405 MOUNTAIN AVENUE $2,941.52 OTTO AGUILAR

(DISTRICT 2)

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

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (''UTEP'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (''UTEP'') UNDER WHICH THE INSTITUTE FOR POLICY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (''IPED'') OF UTEP SHALL PROVIDE ECONOMIC-IMPACT ASSESSMENTS, BRIEFING AND TRAINING TO CITY STAFF, AND OTHER TECHNOLOGY-BASED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSESSMENTS SERVICES, ALL AS REQUESTED BY THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY. THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE FOR A TERM OF ONE YEAR, SUBJECT TO RENEWAL ON MUTUAL AGREEMENT, WITH A MAXIMUM OF COST TO THE CITY OF $30,000 PER YEAR. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT O.P.E.P. BE AUTHORIZED FOR THE SALE AND SERVICE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL, SPL09-00027

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT O.P.E.P. BE AUTHORIZED FOR THE SALE AND SERVICE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF OCHOA STREET BETWEEN FIRST AVENUE AND PAISANO DRIVE FROM 9:00 P.M., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2009, TO 2:00 A.M., SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2009. SPL09-00027 (DISTRICT 8)

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

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT REPUBLIC NIGHT CLUB BE AUTHORIZED FOR THE SALE AND SERVICE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL, SPL09-00026

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT REPUBLIC NIGHT CLUB BE AUTHORIZED FOR THE SALE AND SERVICE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTIONS OF THE SIDEWALK ADJACENT TO ANTHONY STREET, A PORTION OF WESTERN COURT, AND A PORTION OF THE ALLEY ADJACENT TO WESTERN COURT FROM 7:00 P.M., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2009, TO 2:00 A.M., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2009, AND FROM 7:00 P.M., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2009, TO 2:00 A.M., SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2009. SPL09-00026 (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4482]

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND WALTER P. MOORE AND ASSOCIATES, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND WALTER P. MOORE AND ASSOCIATES, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''FIBER OPTIC BUILD-OUT PHASE III'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $350,000 AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $400,000. FUNDING SOURCE IS 2009 REPROGRAMMING.

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

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY APPROVES THE EXPENDITURE OF ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $74,188.73 TO ARROW BUILDING CORPORATION FOR ADDITIONAL CONSTRUCTION COSTS OF THE GLORY ROAD TRANSIT TERMINAL.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY APPROVES THE EXPENDITURE OF ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $74,188.73 TO ARROW BUILDING CORPORATION FOR ADDITIONAL CONSTRUCTION COSTS OF THE GLORY ROAD TRANSIT TERMINAL. CHANGE ORDER 3 PROVIDES FOR REVISION OF THE STRUCTURAL MAT FOUNDATION APPROXIMATELY ONE FOOT AND REVISES THE FOUNDATION SECTION ALONG THE EAST SIDE OF THE BUILDING. THE REVISION TO THE FOUNDATION SECTION AVOIDED THE NEED FOR ADDITIONAL EXCAVATION ACROSS THE PROJECT SITE. AS A RESULT OF THE FOUNDATION'S LOWER ELEVATION, THE QUANTITIES OF THE BUILDING ASSEMBLIES BEARING ON THE FOUNDATION INCREASED IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN THE BUILDING'S FIRST-TO-SECOND FLOOR HEIGHT RELATIONSHIP, ADDING NO DAYS OF CONTRACT TIME [CHANGE ORDER NUMBER 3] FOR CONTRACT NUMBER 2009-145. THE NEW CONTRACT SUM, INCLUDING CHANGE ORDER 3, IS $9,096,569.49. (ARRA FUNDING) (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3G. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LOCAL PROJECT ADVANCE FUNDING AGREEMENT (LPAFA) BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE STATE OF TEXAS, ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LOCAL PROJECT ADVANCE FUNDING AGREEMENT (LPAFA) BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE STATE OF TEXAS, ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. THE SCOPE OF WORK FOR THE AGREEMENT IS TO ACQUIRE RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR A HIGHWAY PROJECT ON HIGHWAY NO. 20 (ALAMEDA) FROM BOONE AVENUE TO EAST OF PAISANO (GLENWOOD). ($68,200 - 2006 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION - TXDOT MATCHES) (DISTRICT 3)

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

"3H. RESOLUTION: SOLID WASTE LIENS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE SOLID WASTE LIENS ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT A) (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

ATTACHMENT A

SOLID WASTE LIENS

OCTOBER 13, 2009

LOT(S) 19 & 20 & S 23 FT OF LOT 18, BLOCK 205, ALEXANDER SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 1) $282.72 VICTORIA MORENO

TRACT 9-F (7.8335 AC), BLOCK 11, UPPER VALLEY SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 1) $616.13 PRITAM B. DANDADE

1029 HOWZE STREET $190.60 COLUMBUS CLUB ASSN

(DISTRICT 2)

W 70.00 FT OF LOT 1 & S 25.00 FT OF W 70.00 FT OF LOT 2 & ADJ 10.00 FT OF CLSD ALLEY (7000.00 SQ FT), BLOCK 10, DEL NORTE ACRES SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 2) $175.55 ROMERO CONTRACTORS LLC

4717 MOONLIGHT $209.11 ROMERO CONTRACTORS LLC

(DISTRICT 2)

4532 ROSA AVENUE $100.14 JAVIER DELGADO-CARRILLO

(DISTRICT 3)

4612 ROSA AVENUE $176.63 JAVIER DELGADO-CARRILLO & PAULA R. V. SIERRA

(DISTRICT 3)

5376 IGNACIO FRIAS $170.39 MENDIOLA VENTURES, LLC

(DISTRICT 4)

11336 LAKE ONTARIO DRIVE $181.64 ESTHER M. CRUZ

(DISTRICT 5)

SWC OF BLK (43.90 ST ON NLY - 148.36 FT ON NLY - 75.65 FT ON ELY - 129.20 FT ON SLY), YSLETA IND DIST 2ND RPL SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 6) $166.89 JOSE & SILVIA BARRAGAN

TR 17-C-159 (1.0000 AC) & TR 17-C-160 (1.0000 AC) & TR 17-C-161 (1.0000 AC), BLOCK 79, TSP 3 SEC 8 T & P, SURV SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 6) $504.52 EP BADLANDS LP

9217 LEONARDO AVENUE $255.93 FELIPA ORTEGA

(DISTRICT 6)

SE PT OF BLK EXC SLY TRIA (4.01 FT ON SWLY - 2.39 FT ON NLY - 4.46 FT ON ELY) (4.0 AC), BLOCK 33, SAGELAND 2ND REPLAT SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 7) $161.21 EP LINCOLN INVESTMENTS LLC

4048 HACIENDA ROJA DRIVE $195.19 SP CONSTRUCTION

(DISTRICT 8)

3923 LAREDO AVENUE $278.12 ANASTACIO GARCIA

(DISTRICT 8)

"3I. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN CONSENT TO ASSIGNMENT OF THE CONTRACT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, NUNN WASTE MANAGEMENT COMPANY (''ASSIGNOR''), AND FUELS LLC (''ASSIGNEE'') WITH RESPECT TO THE CITY OF EL PASO CONTRACT NO. 2009-054.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN CONSENT TO ASSIGNMENT OF THE CONTRACT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, NUNN WASTE MANAGEMENT COMPANY (''ASSIGNOR''), AND FUELS LLC (''ASSIGNEE'') WITH RESPECT TO THE CITY OF EL PASO CONTRACT NO. 2009-054. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

[GENERAL SERVICES, STUART ED, (915) 621-6822]

"3J. RESOLUTION: THAT IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3.5 OF THE CITY CHARTER, AS REVISED, THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS FOR NOVEMBER 24, 2009, AND DECEMBER 29, 2009, ARE HEREBY CANCELED.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3.5 OF THE CITY CHARTER, AS REVISED, THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS FOR NOVEMBER 24, 2009, AND DECEMBER 29, 2009, ARE HEREBY CANCELED. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"4A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: DANIEL ORTIZ TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

DANIEL ORTIZ TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

"4B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: JAMES H. TOLBERT TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

JAMES H. TOLBERT TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

"4C. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: RICHARD I. FALVO TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

RICHARD I. FALVO TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"5. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JAMES M. ERICKSON TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JAMES M. ERICKSON TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION TO SERVE AS REALTOR MEMBER BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8.

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

"6. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO TRANSFER DISTRICT 5 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS (COUNCIL SPECIAL PROJECTS), DEPARTMENT ID NO. 01010005, ACCOUNT 504420, FUND NO. 01101, IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,156 TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT (ID NO. 51010366, ACCOUNT 503303, FUND NO. 01101) TO PURCHASE AND INSTALL PICNIC TABLES AND BENCHES.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO TRANSFER DISTRICT 5 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS (COUNCIL SPECIAL PROJECTS), DEPARTMENT ID NO. 01010005, ACCOUNT 504420, FUND NO. 01101, IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,156 TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT (ID NO. 51010366, ACCOUNT 503303, FUND NO. 01101) TO PURCHASE AND INSTALL PICNIC TABLES AND BENCHES. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"7A. PURCHASING REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO INTERGRAPH CORPORATION, THE SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER FOR MAINTENANCE SERVICES OF THE CITY'S ILEADS SOFTWARE.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS TO INTERGRAPH CORPORATION, THE SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER FOR MAINTENANCE SERVICES OF THE CITY'S ILEADS SOFTWARE. TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUAL AMOUNT IS $111,708.10.

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.

DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

ACCOUNT NO.: 39010351 - 01101 - 502202

FUNDING SOURCE: FY 2010 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY GENERAL FUND - DATA PROCESSING SERVICES

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $111,708.10

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2010-050

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

[INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, JOHN NEAL, (915) 541-4288]

"7B. PURCHASING REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO D GILMORE DISTRIBUTING INC. D/B/A TRIPLE S JANITORIAL SUPPLIES, THE SOLE AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTOR FOR PPG INDUSTRIES, INC. ACCU-TAB BLUE SI CHLORINATION TABLETS. PPG INDUSTRIES, INC. IS THE SOLE SOURCE MANUFACTURER FOR THE ACCU-TAB TABLETS AND ACCU-TAB CHLORINATION SYSTEMS CURRENTLY USED IN THE CITY'S SWIMMING POOLS.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS TO D GILMORE DISTRIBUTING INC. D/B/A TRIPLE S JANITORIAL SUPPLIES, THE SOLE AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTOR FOR PPG INDUSTRIES, INC. ACCU-TAB BLUE SI CHLORINATION TABLETS. PPG INDUSTRIES, INC. IS THE SOLE SOURCE MANUFACTURER FOR THE ACCU-TAB TABLETS AND ACCU-TAB CHLORINATION SYSTEMS CURRENTLY USED IN THE CITY'S SWIMMING POOLS. TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT IS $57,753.60.

DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION

ACCOUNT NO.: 51010364 - 503126 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: PARKS AND RECREATION FY10 BUDGET

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $57,753.60

REFERENCE NO.: 2010-046

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

[PARKS AND RECREATION, WRIGHT STANTON, (9150 541-4594]

"7C. PURCHASING REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO W.W. GRAINGER, INC. UNDER THE TEXAS PROCUREMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES (TPASS) STATE OF TEXAS CONTRACT TXMAS 2 539030 FOR MISCELLANEOUS INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT TO VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS TO W.W. GRAINGER, INC. UNDER THE TEXAS PROCUREMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES (TPASS) STATE OF TEXAS CONTRACT TXMAS 2 539030 FOR MISCELLANEOUS INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT TO VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $100,000. THIS IS IN ADDITION TO PREVIOUS PURCHASE ORDERS ISSUED TO W.W. GRAINGER, INC. IN THE APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF $100,000. TOTAL EXPENDITURES ARE $200,000.

THE PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE TPASS COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 27, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: VARIOUS

ACCOUNT NO.: VARIOUS

FUNDING SOURCE: VARIOUS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $100,000 (TOTAL PROJECTED EXPENDITURES $200,000)

REFERENCE NO.: 2010-047

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

"7D. PURCHASING REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO TRANE BUILDING SERVICES, A CONTRACTOR UNDER THE TCPN COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM, CONTRACT # R4669, FOR PROCUREMENT AND INSTALLATION OF HEATING, VENTING, AIR CONDITIONING (HVAC) EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES AT THE EASTSIDE, NORTHEAST AND FIVE POINTS TRANSIT TERMINALS.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED AS REVISED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO TRANE BUILDING SERVICES, A CONTRACTOR UNDER THE TCPN COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM, CONTRACT # R4669, FOR PROCUREMENT AND INSTALLATION OF HEATING, VENTING, AIR CONDITIONING (HVAC) EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES AT THE EASTSIDE, NORTHEAST AND FIVE POINTS TRANSIT TERMINALS SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE TCPN CONTRACT. PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE COOPERATIVE PURCHASING NETWORK (TCPN) WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND COUNCIL ON MARCH 27, 2007.

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.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600011 - 508027 - 11630 - PCP09MT014

FUNDING SOURCE: CAPITAL GRANTS -TX-90-X344

(REHAB FACILITIES)-CONSTRUCTION

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $226,144.19

REFERENCE NO.: 2010-053

DISTRICTS: 3, 4 AND 8

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

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

"8. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-017 (AVIATION FUEL) TO CUTTER AVIATION

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-017 (AVIATION FUEL) TO CUTTER AVIATION FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $256,221.96.

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

AWARD TO: CUTTER AVIATION

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $85,407.32

ACCOUNT NO.: 21150060 - 503009 - 16411 - P500232

FUNDING SOURCE: CONFISCATED FUNDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $256,221.96 (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 POLICE RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE SOLE BIDDER.

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

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, GREGORY ALLEN, (915) 564-7302]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9A.  - 9E. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED "

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

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

9A. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A QUITCLAIM (TAX RESALE) DEED CONVEYING ALL RIGHT, TITLE, AND INTEREST IN REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 21 THROUGH 27, BLOCK 125, HIGHLAND PARK ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 495, PAGE 1743, DEED RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO EL PASO WATER UTILITIES/PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD (EPWU/PSB). (DISTRICT 2) [DELGADO, ACOSTA, SPENCER, LINEBARGER, AND PEREZ, LLP, CARMEN PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

9B. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A QUITCLAIM (TAX RESALE) DEED CONVEYING ALL RIGHT, TITLE, AND INTEREST IN REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 3428 SAN ANTONIO AVENUE TO FRANCISCO PEREZ. (DISTRICT 8) [DELGADO, ACOSTA, SPENCER, LINEBARGER, AND PEREZ, LLP, CARMEN PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON OCTOBER 20, 2009, FOR ITEMS 9A - 9B

9C. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON09-00058 TO ALLOW AN ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY ON THE SITE OF THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS BEING ALL OF LOT 1, BLOCK 1, FALVEY ESTATES, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 20.08.030 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 8615 SAN JUAN LANE. PROPERTY OWNER: JUANITA S. FALVEY. ZON09-00058 (DISTRICT 6)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, LINDA CASTLE, (915) 541-4029]

9D. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 3 (REVENUE AND FINANCE), CHAPTER 3.04 (PROPERTY TAXES), SECTION 3.04.035 (EXEMPTION - HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT SITES), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE; TO DESIGNATE DIFFERENT REVIEWING AUTHORITIES FOR PROPERTIES DEPENDING ON THE EXISTENCE OF A HISTORIC DISTRICT ZONING OVERLAY; TO CLARIFY THE PROCESSES FOR OBTAINING A TAX EXEMPTION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR APPEALS PROCESSES. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, TONY DE LA CRUZ, (915) 541-4329]

9E. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.20 (HISTORIC LANDMARK PRESERVATION), TO AMEND SECTION 20.20.080 TO CLARIFY THE PROCESS BY WHICH HISTORIC PROPERTIES IN AREAS OF POTENTIAL EFFECT OBTAIN A TAX EXEMPTION THROUGH PRESERVATION OF THE PROPERTY. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 3, 2009, FOR ITEMS 9C - 9E

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action that the City be authorized to enter into negotiations with Medlock Commercial Contractors, LLC "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY BE AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO NEGOTIATIONS WITH MEDLOCK COMMERCIAL CONTRACTORS, LLC WHO SUBMITTED THE HIGHEST RANKED PROPOSAL FOR THE ARMIJO BRANCH LIBRARY COMPUTER LAB ADDITION & CHIHUAHUITA COMMUNITY CENTER HVAC REMODELING PROJECT, AS PER RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT. THIS PROJECT WAS BID AS A COMPETITIVE SEALED PROPOSAL AND THE STATUTE ALLOWS CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS REGARDING THE SCOPE AND PRICE OF A PROJECT WITH THE SELECTED OFFEROR.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

ACCOUNT NO(S): 71150069 / 508027 / 07884 / G7134CD0014 71150069 / 508027 / 07892 / G7134CD0021

99331117 / 508027 / 27263 / PCP06MF 001

FUNDING SOURCE: CDBG 34TH YEAR (ARMIJO), CDBG 34TH YEAR (CHIHUAHUITA) AND 2006 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

PROPOSAL NO.: 2009-277

DISTRICT: 8

[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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-265 (Security Guard Services) to Ruiz Protective Services, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKE: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-265 (SECURITY GUARD SERVICES) TO RUIZ PROTECTIVE SERVICES, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $687,070.56.

DEPARTMENT: ZOO

AWARD TO: RUIZ PROTECTIVE SERVICES, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL (ORIGINAL OFFER)

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $229,023.52

ACCOUNT NO.: 52152001 - 15445 - 502212

FUNDING SOURCE: ZOO OPERATIONS/GATE REVENUE/SECURITY CONTRACTS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $687,070.56 (3-YEAR TOTAL)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH 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 ZOO RECOMMEND AWARD TO RUIZ PROTECTIVE SERVICES, INC., THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

[ZOO, STEVE MARSHALL, (915) 521-1850]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-235 (Motor Oil, Lubricants, Transmission, and Hydraulic Fluids) to C & R Distributing, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-235 (MOTOR OIL, LUBRICANTS, TRANSMISSION, AND HYDRAULIC FLUIDS) TO C & R DISTRIBUTING, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $2,500,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: C & R DISTRIBUTING, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL (CHEVRON BID)

OPTION: ONE OR TWO YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $1,250,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 503121 - 45202

FUNDING SOURCE: INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $2,500,000 (2 YEAR TOTAL)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A TWENTY-FOUR 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 BIDDER.

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

[GENERAL SERVICES, STUART ED, (915) 621-6822]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11C.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2010-007 (Stress Management Services) to Integrity Employee Assistance, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-007 (STRESS MANAGEMENT SERVICES) TO INTEGRITY EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $522,000.

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

AWARD TO: INTEGRITY EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $174,000

ACCOUNT NO.: 21010050 - 502215 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL FUNDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $522,000 (3 YEAR TOTAL)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS THIRTY-SIX MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT FOR COUNSELING AND STRESS MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR SWORN POLICE DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES.

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 POLICE RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO INTEGRITY EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE, INC., THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, ERIC SHELTON, (915) 564-7357]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11D.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-291 (Mast Arm Poles) to Reliapole Solutions, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-291 (MAST ARM POLES) TO RELIAPOLE SOLUTIONS, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $1,000,914.

DEPARTMENT: STREET

AWARD TO: RELIAPOLE SOLUTIONS, INC.

MAGNOLIA, TX

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: 2 YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $ 333,638

ACCOUNT NO.: VARIOUS

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL, CAPITAL PROJECTS, AND FEDERAL FUNDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $1,000,914 (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 STREET RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313] [STREET DEPARTMENT, DARYL COLE, (915) 621-6750]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11E.   FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action authorizing an agreement with Maxim Healthcare Services to provide medical staffing and support personnel in an amount not to exceed $500,000 to assist in administering H1N1 immunizations to the public "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES TO PROVIDE MEDICAL STAFFING AND SUPPORT PERSONNEL IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $500,000 TO ASSIST IN ADMINISTERING H1N1 IMMUNIZATIONS TO THE PUBLIC AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO INCREASE THE CONTRACT FOR A CONTINGENCY AMOUNT UP TO $250,000 IF THE H1N1 VACCINE SITUATION CHANGES AND REQUIRES A LONGER DURATION OF THE VACCINATION CAMPAIGN.

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 PURCHASE.

DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

ACCOUNT NO.: 41150023 - 502215 - 06340

FUNDING SOURCE: PANDEMIC INFLUENZA GRANT FUNDING

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $500,000

ADDITIONAL CONTINGENCY AMOUNT: $250,000

REFERENCE NO.: 2010-052

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

[PUBLIC HEALTH, PAT FOWLER, (915) 771-5778]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12A.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.150 (Schedule XIV, Speed Limits)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12B.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.150 (Schedule XIV, Speed Limits)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12C.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.010 Schedule I (One Way Streets)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12D.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.150 (Schedule XIV, Speed Limits)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute a lease agreement between the City of El Paso and River Oaks Properties, LTD, (''River Oaks'')"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Presentation by Mayor Cook and Governmental Relations staff regarding Team El Paso trip to Washington D. C."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PRESENTATION BY MAYOR COOK AND GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS STAFF REGARDING TEAM EL PASO TRIP TO WASHINGTON D. C. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 14B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE REPORT:"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE REPORT:

1. FOR NOTATION: FORMAL REPORT OF FISCAL AFFAIRS & MANAGEMENT SUPPORT/INTERNAL AUDIT LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON SEPTEMBER 24, 2009, AS SUBMITTED BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA; 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) KRONOS EQUIPMENT REGARDING EL PASO POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES

B) THE 2009 - 2010 AUDIT PLAN

C) THE CITY'S DEBT MANAGEMENT POLICY

D) THE CITY'S INVESTMENT POLICY

E) PROPOSAL TO CHANGE THE CITY'S FISCAL YEAR END

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4293]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 14C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE REPORT:"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE REPORT:

1. FOR NOTATION: FORMAL REPORT OF THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON SEPTEMBER 17, 2009, AS SUBMITTED BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, 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) STATUS OF TRANSPORTATION REAUTHORIZATION ACT AND HOW THE PROPOSED LEGISLATION MAY EFFECT THE CITY OF EL PASO TRANSPORTATION AND MOBILITY PROGRAMS

B) PROCEDURE AND TIMELINE TO ENGAGE STATE AND FEDERAL LOBBYISTS AND PROPOSED SCOPE OF WORK FOR EACH.

[MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 14D.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to do away with all Legislative Review Committees and bring all items directly to Council. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION FAILED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DO AWAY WITH ALL LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEES AND BRING ALL ITEMS DIRECTLY TO COUNCIL. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 15.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution approving the Empowerment Zone Commercial Façade Improvement Program Guidelines"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE COMMERCIAL FAÇADE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM GUIDELINES, AND FURTHER, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE FAÇADE IMPROVEMENT AGREEMENTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND ANY RELATED DOCUMENTS, UPON REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF THE CITY ATTORNEY.

(DISTRICTS 1, 3, 6, 7, AND 8) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4872]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

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

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO POST FOR SALE THE PROPERTY MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 800 S. PIEDRAS, EL PASO, TEXAS AND TO PROVIDE AS A CONDITION OF SALE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER WILL PRESERVE THE MURAL LOCATED ON THE BUILDING. ADDITIONALLY, THE CITY MANAGER OR HER DESIGNEE IS ALSO AUTHORIZED TO CONTINUE TO NEGOTIATE WITH EPISD FOR THE TRANSFER OF THE PROPERTY IN CONSIDERATION FOR THE EPISD’S AGREEMENT TO: ACCEPT THE PROPERTY AS IS; PRESERVE AND MAINTAIN THE MURAL; REPAIR THE BUILDING AND BRING IT INTO CODE COMPLIANCE; USE THE BUILDING FOR AN ART VENUE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC; AND USE ITS BEST EFFORTS TO CONTINUE TO ADDRESS SOLAR ENERGY ISSUES IN THE FUTURE USE OF THE BUILDING WHENEVER PRACTICABLE.

800 S. PIEDRAS, EL PASO, TEXAS. (551.072) [MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (915) 541-4656] POSTPONED FROM 09-15-09 AND 09-29-09

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

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

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE ITEM REGARDING 3228 SACRAMENTO, EL PASO, TEXAS. BE POSTPONED FOR TWO WEEKS.

3228 SACRAMENTO, EL PASO, TEXAS. (551.072) [MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (915) 541-4656]

POSTPONED FROM 09-15-09 AND 09-29-09

   
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 YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX3.  Diana Kirk v. City of El Paso, Cause No. 2008-3447. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY’S OUTSIDE COUNSEL TO REJECT THE SETTLEMENT OFFICER IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED DIANA KIRK VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2008-3447.

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

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, LAURA P. GORDON, (915) 541-4550] POSTPONED FROM 10-06-09

   
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 YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX4.  Discussion and action on legal issues regarding the El Paso Downtown Management District. (551.071) "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON LEGAL ISSUES REGARDING THE EL PASO DOWNTOWN MANAGEMENT DISTRICT. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JOSETTE FLORES, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX5.  Discussion and action on legal issues regarding Franchise Agreement with ONEOK WesTex Transmission, LLC. (551.071) "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON LEGAL ISSUES REGARDING FRANCHISE AGREEMENT WITH ONEOK WESTEX TRANSMISSION, LLC. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, BERTHA A. ONTIVEROS, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX6.  Discussion and action regarding litigation strategies related to defective street signs. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO TAKE ANY AND ALL ACTION TO PROTECT THE CITY’S INTEREST AND POSITION, BOTH AFFIRMATIVE AND DEFENSIVE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE INITIATION AND RESPONSE TO LITIGATION, COMPLAINTS, AND ANY OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE OR JUDICIAL PROCEEDING PROCESS, AND TO TAKE OTHER NECESSARY ACTIONS TO PROTECT THE CITY’S INTERESTS IN RELATION TO THE DEFECTIVE STREET SIGNS INSTALLED PURSUANT TO LOCAL TRANSPORTATION PROJECT ADVANCE FUNDING AGREEMENT, CSJ: 0924-06-172.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING LITIGATION STRATEGIES RELATED TO DEFECTIVE STREET SIGNS. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, AUDREY HARE, (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 DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: ADDN01.  BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: David Turner to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

DAVID TURNER TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD AS REQUESTED BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1.

[REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: ADDN02.  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.

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED AND ANY OTHER NECESSARY DOCUMENTS CONVEYING APPROXIMATELY 35 ACRES OF LAND BEING A PORTION OF SECTION 30, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS & PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO EP PLAZA PARTNERS, L.P., THE HIGHEST AND SOLE BIDDER. (DISTRICT 4) [EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD, JIM SHELTON, (915) 594-5511

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEETING  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - CONSENT AGENDA

ALL MATTERS LISTED UNDER THE CONSENT AGENDA, INCLUDING THOSE ON THE ADDITION TO THE AGENDA, WILL BE CONSIDERED BY MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD TO BE ROUTINE AND WILL BE ENACTED BY ONE MOTION UNLESS SEPARATE DISCUSSION IS REQUESTED BY BOARD 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. THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD 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 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD AS POSTED, UNLESS OTHERWISE REVISED BY THIS OR OTHER MOTION OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD, WITHOUT THE NECESSITY OF THE CITY CLERK READING THE WORDING OF EACH ITEM INTO THE RECORD.

"MTB1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: SPECIAL MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 22, 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE SPECIAL MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 22, 2009. [DIRECTOR, JAY BANASIAK (915) 533-1220] (ACTION 09-99)

"MTB2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEMBERS (ACTION 09-100)

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEMBERS (ACTION 09-100)

"MTB3A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: SUZANNE FABIAN TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

APPOINTMENT OF SUZANNE FABIAN TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1: [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151] (ACTION 09-101)

"MTB3B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: DANIEL ESTRADA TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

APPOINTMENT OF DANIEL ESTRADA TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]. (ACTION 09-102)

"MTB3C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ROBIN ROBERTS TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

APPOINTMENT OF ROBIN ROBERTS TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, DISTRICT 3. [REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, (915) 541-4515] (ACTION 09-103)

"MTB4A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE BOARD APPROVES THE EXPENDITURE OF ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF SEVENTY FOUR THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY EIGHT AND 73/100 DOLLARS ($74,188.73) TO ARROW BUILDING CORPORATION FOR ADDITIONAL CONSTRUCTION COSTS OF THE GLORY ROAD TRANSIT TERMINAL.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE BOARD APPROVES THE EXPENDITURE OF ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF SEVENTY FOUR THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY EIGHT AND 73/100 DOLLARS ($74,188.73) TO ARROW BUILDING CORPORATION FOR ADDITIONAL CONSTRUCTION COSTS OF THE GLORY ROAD TRANSIT TERMINAL. CHANGE ORDER 3 PROVIDES FOR REVISION OF THE STRUCTURAL MAT FOUNDATION APPROXIMATELY ONE FOOT AND REVISES THE FOUNDATION SECTION ALONG THE EAST SIDE OF THE BUILDING. THE REVISION TO THE FOUNDATION SECTION AVOIDED THE NEED FOR ADDITIONAL EXCAVATION ACROSS THE PROJECT SITE. AS A RESULT OF THE FOUNDATION'S LOWER ELEVATION, THE QUANTITIES OF THE BUILDING ASSEMBLIES BEARING ON THE FOUNDATION INCREASED IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN THE BUILDING'S FIRST-TO-SECOND FLOOR HEIGHT RELATIONSHIP, ADDING NO DAYS OF CONTRACT TIME [CHANGE ORDER NUMBER 3] FOR CONTRACT NUMBER 2009-145. THE NEW CONTRACT SUM, INCLUDING CHANGE ORDER 3, IS NINE MILLION NINETY SIX THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED SIXTY NINE AND 49/100 DOLLARS ($9,096,569.49). [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT (915) 541-4423] (ACTION 09-104)

"MTB4B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD HEREBY AUTHORIZES THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE A FREE FARE DAY ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2009 FOR ALL CUSTOMERS OF SUN METRO'S LIFT AND FIXED ROUTES FOR A ''CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD HEREBY AUTHORIZES THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE A FREE FARE DAY ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2009 FOR ALL CUSTOMERS OF SUN METRO'S LIFT AND FIXED ROUTES FOR A ''CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY'' IN CONJUNCTION WITH BOTH THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY AND THE CITY OF EL PASO'S THANKSGIVING DAY CELEBRATION AT THE EL PASO CIVIC CENTER. [DIRECTOR, JAY BANASIAK (915) 533-1220 (ACTION 09-105)

"MTB4C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CHAIRMAN OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND SUN CITY CAB CO. INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CHAIRMAN OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND SUN CITY CAB CO. INC. FOR THE DISTRIBUTION AND ADMINISTRATION OF $100,000.00 IN NEW FREEDOM GRANT FUNDS AWARDED TO SUN CITY CAB CO. INC. ON JUNE 5, 2009. [DIRECTOR, JAY BANASIAK (915) 533-1220 (ACTION 09-106)

"MTB4D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CHAIRMAN OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND LULAC PROJECT AMISTAD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CHAIRMAN OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND LULAC PROJECT AMISTAD FOR THE DISTRIBUTION AND ADMINISTRATION OF $90,525.00 IN NEW FREEDOM GRANT FUNDS AWARDED TO LULAC PROJECT AMISTAD ON JUNE 5, 2009. [DIRECTOR, JAY BANASIAK (915) 533-1220 (ACTION 09-107)

"MTB4E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CHAIRMAN OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND LULAC PROJECT AMISTAD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CHAIRMAN OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND LULAC PROJECT AMISTAD FOR THE DISTRIBUTION AND ADMINISTRATION OF $187,368.00 IN NEW FREEDOM GRANT FUNDS AWARDED TO LULAC PROJECT AMISTAD ON APRIL 3, 2009. [DIRECTOR, JAY BANASIAK (915) 533-1220 (ACTION 09-108)

"MTB4F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CHAIRMAN OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND LULAC PROJECT AMISTAD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CHAIRMAN OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND LULAC PROJECT AMISTAD FOR THE DISTRIBUTION AND ADMINISTRATION OF $234,335.00 IN JOB ACCESS/REVERSE COMMUTE (''JARC'') GRANT FUNDS AWARDED TO LULAC PROJECT AMISTAD ON JUNE 5, 2009. [DIRECTOR, JAY BANASIAK (915) 533-1220 (ACTION 09-109)

"MTB5A. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO INX, INC., A STATE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES (DIR) CONTRACTOR UNDER DIR STATE CONTRACT DIR-SDD-239

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER TO INX, INC., A STATE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES (DIR) CONTRACTOR UNDER DIR STATE CONTRACT DIR-SDD-239 IN THE AMOUNT OF $113,428.83 FOR DEPLOYMENT OF WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS. THIS IS IN ADDITION TO A PREVIOUS PURCHASE ORDER ISSUED TO INX, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $44,649.90. TOTAL EXPENDITURES ARE $158,078.73. (ACTION 09-110)

PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE DIR PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 27, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: SUN METRO

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600011 - 508010 - 11711 - PCP09MT005

60600011 - 508010 - 11677 - G600463

60600011 - 508010 - 11681 - G600467

FUNDING SOURCE: FTA GRANTS TX-96-X035, TX-90-X662, AND TX-90-X 718

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $113,428.83 (TOTAL EXPENDITURES TO-DATE $158,078.73)

REFERENCE NO.: 2010-045

DISTRICTS: 6, 7, AND 8

CONTACT PERSON: TERRENCE FREIBURG, PURCHASING MANAGER, 541-4313.

"MTB5B. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO TRANE BUILDING SERVICES, A CONTRACTOR UNDER THE TCPN COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM, CONTRACT # R4669, FOR PROCUREMENT AND INSTALLATION OF HEATING, VENTING, AIR CONDITIONING (HVAC) EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES AT THE EASTSIDE, NORTHEAST AND FIVE POINTS TRANSIT TERMINALS.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO TRANE BUILDING SERVICES, A CONTRACTOR UNDER THE TCPN COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM, CONTRACT # R4669, FOR PROCUREMENT AND INSTALLATION OF HEATING, VENTING, AIR CONDITIONING (HVAC) EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES AT THE EASTSIDE, NORTHEAST AND FIVE POINTS TRANSIT TERMINALS. PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE COOPERATIVE PURCHASING NETWORK (TCPN) WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND COUNCIL ON MARCH 27, 2007. (ACTION 09-111)

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.

DEPARTMENT: SUN METRO

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600011 - 11639 - 508027 - PCP09MT014

FUNDING SOURCE: CAPITAL GRANTS -TX-90-X344 (REHAB FACILITIES)-CONSTRUCTION

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $226,144.19

REFERENCE NO.: 2010-053

DISTRICTS: 3, 4 AND 8

CONTACT PERSON: TERRENCE FREIBURG, PURCHASING MANAGER, 541-4313.

"MTB6. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-287 (BUS SUSPENSION COMPONENTS) TO MUNCIE RECLAMATION AND SUPPLY DBA MUNCIE TRANSIT SUPPLY, GILLIG LLC, NEOPART LLC, NEW FLYER INDUSTRIES CANADA ULC, AND PREVOST CAR (US) INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-287 (BUS SUSPENSION COMPONENTS) TO MUNCIE RECLAMATION AND SUPPLY DBA MUNCIE TRANSIT SUPPLY, GILLIG LLC, NEOPART LLC, NEW FLYER INDUSTRIES CANADA ULC, AND PREVOST CAR (US) INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $310,878.78. (ACTION 09-112)

DEPARTMENT: SUN METRO

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: MUNCIE RECLAMATION AND SUPPLY

DBA MUNCIE TRANSIT SUPPLY

MUNCIE, IN

ITEMS: GROUP I: ITEMS 1, 2, 4, 5, AND 6

GROUP II: ITEMS 2, 4, 5, AND 8

GROUP III: ITEMS 17, AND 19

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $27,570.67

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: GILLIG LLC

HAYWARD, CA

ITEMS: GROUP II: ITEM 7

GROUP III: ITEM 20

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $13,090.75

AWARD TO: VENDOR 3: NEOPART LLC

HONEY BROOK, PA

ITEMS: GROUP II: ITEM 1 AND 3

GROUP III ITEMS 1, 2, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, AND 18

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $43,530.62

AWARD TO: VENDOR 4: NEW FLYER INDUSTRIES CANADA ULC

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA CANADA

ITEMS: GROUP I: ITEM 3

GROUP III: ITEMS 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 14, 15, AND 16

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $18,202.22

AWARD TO: VENDOR 5: PREVOST CAR (US) INC.

ELGIN, IL

ITEMS: GROUP II: ITEM 6

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $1,232.00

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600015 - 503118 - 40348

FUNDING SOURCE: INVENTORY PURCHASES/ SUN METRO INVENTORY

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $310,878.78 (3 YEAR TOTAL)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF THIRTY-SIX MONTHS.

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 MASS TRANSIT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED, TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

CONTACT PERSON: TERRENCE FREIBURG, PURCHASING MANAGER, 541-4313.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: MTB7.  Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-282 (Miscellaneous Body Shop Supplies) to Central Automotive Supply, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-282 (MISCELLANEOUS BODY SHOP SUPPLIES) TO CENTRAL AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLY, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $192,286.95. (ACTION 09-113)

DEPARTMENT: SUN METRO

AWARD TO: CENTRAL AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLY, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 1, 3, 5, 6, 8-24, 26-29, 31-45, 47-60, 62-66

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $192,286.95

ACCOUNT NO.: 60600006 - 503118 - 40345

FUNDING SOURCE: INVENTORY PURCHASES / SUN METRO INVENTORY

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $576,860.85 (3 YEAR TOTAL)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF THIRTY-SIX MONTHS.

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 MASS TRANSIT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED, TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

CONTACT PERSON: TERRENCE FREIBURG, PURCHASING MANAGER, 541-4313.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega DID NOT VOTE
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook YES

   
Item: MTB8.  Discussion and action on a Resolution that the Chairman of the Mass Transit Department Board be authorized to sign an Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and LULAC Project Amistad "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CHAIRMAN OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND LULAC PROJECT AMISTAD FOR THE DISTRIBUTION AND ADMINISTRATION OF $809,272.00 IN JOB ACCESS/REVERSE COMMUTE (''JARC'') GRANT FUNDS AWARDED TO LULAC PROJECT AMISTAD ON APRIL 3, 2009. [DIRECTOR, JAY BANASIAK (915) 533-1220] (ACTION 09-114)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega ABSTAIN
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook YES

   
Item: MTB9.  Director's Report on Performance Measures. "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DIRECTOR'S REPORT ON PERFORMANCE MEASURES. [DIRECTOR, JAY BANASIAK (915) 533-1220]

9A. RIDERSHIP

9B. AFFORDABILITY

9C. SAFETY

9D. MAINTENANCE

9E. CUSTOMER SATISFACTION

9F. PARATRANSIT

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE



 
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