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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 11/17/2009
 
   
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 NOVEMBER 10, 2009, AND CORRECTED MINUTES FOR OCTOBER 13, 2009.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 10, 2009, AND CORRECTED MINUTES FOR OCTOBER 13, 2009.

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

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A REAFFIRMATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND JOSE ENRIQUEZ AND MYRNA ENRIQUEZ WHICH REAFFIRMS THE FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER LOAN NOTE TO THE CITY THAT FINANCED THE PURCHASE OF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 11022 WIND CT., EL PASO, TEXAS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A REAFFIRMATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND JOSE ENRIQUEZ AND MYRNA ENRIQUEZ WHICH REAFFIRMS THE FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER LOAN NOTE TO THE CITY THAT FINANCED THE PURCHASE OF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 11022 WIND CT., EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 5)

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4643]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT FOR SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM FIBER OPTICS ASSET MANAGEMENT SYSTEM WITHIN THE CITY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT FOR SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM FIBER OPTICS ASSET MANAGEMENT SYSTEM WITHIN THE CITY IN THE AMOUNT OF $94,415 AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE AN EXTENSION OF THE TERM OF THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT AND APPROVE UP TO $25,000 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL OF CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $119,415. FUNDING IS 2009 REPROGRAMMED CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATIONS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT VANILLA, BRICK & MORTAR, 1914, SHADOW LOUNGE, AND THE GARDEN BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVICE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF SIDEWALK ON DURANGO STREET, WESTERN STREET, AND THE ADJACENT ALLEY BETWEEN SOUTH DURANGO STREET AND ANTHONY STREET FROM 5:00 P.M. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2009, TO 2:00 A.M. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2009. SPL09-00030

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT VANILLA, BRICK & MORTAR, 1914, SHADOW LOUNGE, AND THE GARDEN BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVICE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF SIDEWALK ON DURANGO STREET, WESTERN STREET, AND THE ADJACENT ALLEY BETWEEN SOUTH DURANGO STREET AND ANTHONY STREET FROM 5:00 P.M. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2009, TO 2:00 A.M. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2009. SPL09-00030 (DISTRICT 8)

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

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE JANUARY 27, 2009 ARTIST SERVICE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND BARBARA GRYGUTIS SCULPTURE, LLC

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE JANUARY 27, 2009 ARTIST SERVICE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND BARBARA GRYGUTIS SCULPTURE, LLC, AN ARIZONA LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, (''ARTIST'') FOR THE ASSISTANCE OF ARTIST TO DESIGN, CREATE, AND FABRICATE PUBLIC ART TO BE KNOWN AS THE CIVIC CENTER PLAZA IMPROVEMENTS INCREASING THE CONTRACT AMOUNT BY $40,000 TO $363,500 AND INCREASING THE SCOPE OF ARTIST'S SERVICE TO ADD TWO ADDITIONAL SCULPTURES. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, SEAN MCGLYNN, (915) 541-4896]

"3G. RESOLUTION: THAT THE APPRAISAL ROLL IS HEREBY APPROVED AS REVISED AND CONSTITUTES THE 2009 TAX ROLL FOR ALL ENTITIES (INCLUDING 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 AS REVISED AND CONSTITUTES THE 2009 TAX ROLL FOR ALL ENTITIES (INCLUDING 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]

"4. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUNDS:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

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

ATTACHMENT A

TAX REFUNDS

NOVEMBER 17, 2009

A. USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,528.04 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #H790-000-0180-6000).

B. LDS PROPERTY TAX SOLUTIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,987.47 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #L790-000-0010-2000).

"5A. PURCHASING REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO REMOTEC, A SUBSIDIARY OF NORTHROP GRUMMAN, THE SOLE SOURCE MANUFACTURER AND DISTRIBUTOR FOR THE ANDROS LINE OF HAZARDOUS DUTY ROBOTS FOR THE BOMB SQUAD UNIT.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO REMOTEC, A SUBSIDIARY OF NORTHROP GRUMMAN, THE SOLE SOURCE MANUFACTURER AND DISTRIBUTOR FOR THE ANDROS LINE OF HAZARDOUS DUTY ROBOTS FOR THE BOMB SQUAD UNIT. TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT IS $224,521.

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $224,521

ACCOUNT NO.: 22150024 - 508035 - 07189

FUNDING SOURCE: URBAN AREA SECURITY INITIATIVE (UASI) GRANT

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $224,521

SOLE SOURCE NO.: 2010-059

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, JOSE REVELES, (915) 564-7103]

"5B. PURCHASING REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO REJECT THE SOLE BID SUBMITTED FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2010-016, DETROIT DIESEL PROPRIETARY PARTS AND SERVICE, AS RECOMMENDED BY FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND FIRE DEPARTMENT BECAUSE BIDDER DID NOT PROVIDE A PRICE LIST FOR VERIFICATION OF BID PRICES.

ACTION TAKEN: REJECTED

REQUEST APPROVAL FOR THE PURCHASING MANAGER TO REJECT THE SOLE BID SUBMITTED FOR SOLICITATION NO. 2010-016, DETROIT DIESEL PROPRIETARY PARTS AND SERVICE, AS RECOMMENDED BY FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND FIRE DEPARTMENT BECAUSE BIDDER DID NOT PROVIDE A PRICE LIST FOR VERIFICATION OF BID PRICES.

(ALL DISTRICTS)

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

[FIRE DEPARTMENT, WADE A. WARLING, (915) 771-1071]

"6. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-244 (JANITORIAL SERVICES) TO THE EAGLE JANITORIAL SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-244 (JANITORIAL SERVICES) TO THE EAGLE JANITORIAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $168,393.24.

DEPARTMENT: MCAD - MUSEUM OF ART

AWARD TO: THE EAGLE JANITORIAL SERVICES

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $56,131.08

ACCOUNT NO.: 54010249 - 502206 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: MUSEUM OF ART ADMINISTRATION-GENERAL FUND-JANITORIAL SERVICES

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $168,393.24 (3 YEARS)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND MCAD - MUSEUM OF ART RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE EAGLE JANITORIAL SERVICES, THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

[MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, SEAN MCGLYNN, (915) 541-4896]

"7. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-031 (GRAFFITI REMOVAL TRUCKS) TO CASA FORD, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-031 (GRAFFITI REMOVAL TRUCKS) TO CASA FORD, INC. FOR A TOTAL AWARD OF $285,453.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES - FLEET DIVISION

AWARD TO: CASA FORD, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

ACCOUNT NO.: 37150068 - 508055 - 27265

FUNDING SOURCE: VEHICLE REPLACEMENT PROGRAM - BUSES AND LARGE TRUCKS

TOTAL AWARD: $285,453 (3 TRUCKS)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE.

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: 3A.  RESOLUTION: That the prohibition against landing aircraft within the City limits except upon a regularly established airfield or landing place contained in Section 14.12.080 of the El Paso City Code is hereby waived to permit the El Paso Branch of United States Customs and Border Protection to land a Hughes OH6A Helicopter at the Sun Ridge Middle School campus, 2210 Sun Country Drive, in connect  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DENIED

THAT THE PROHIBITION AGAINST LANDING AIRCRAFT WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS EXCEPT UPON A REGULARLY ESTABLISHED AIRFIELD OR LANDING PLACE CONTAINED IN SECTION 14.12.080 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE IS HEREBY WAIVED TO PERMIT THE EL PASO BRANCH OF UNITED STATES CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION TO LAND A HUGHES OH6A HELICOPTER AT THE SUN RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL CAMPUS, 2210 SUN COUNTRY DRIVE, IN CONNECTION WITH CAREER DAY ACTIVITIES AT THE SCHOOL TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 20, 2009.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 3E.  RESOLUTION: That the Mayor be authorized to sign a Termination of Interlocal Agreement between the City of El Paso and the El Paso Downtown Management District. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A TERMINATION OF INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO DOWNTOWN MANAGEMENT DISTRICT. (DISTRICT 8) [ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

   
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: 8A.  INTRODUCTION: An Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 107219 which authorized the City Manager to sign a Special Warranty Deed and any other necessary documents to convey approximately 35 acres of land being a portion of Section 30, Block 80, Township 1, Texas & Pacific Railway Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, to EP Plaza Partners, L.P."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DENIED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 107219 WHICH AUTHORIZED THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED AND ANY OTHER NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO CONVEY APPROXIMATELY 35 ACRES OF LAND BEING A PORTION OF SECTION 30, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS & PACIFIC RAILWAY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO EP PLAZA PARTNERS, L.P., THE HIGHEST AND SOLE BIDDER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF EXTENDING THE CLOSING DATE TO JANUARY 8, 2010. (DISTRICT 4)

[EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, BOB ANDRON, (915) 594-5511]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON DECEMBER 1, 2009, FOR ITEM 8A

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta DID NOT VOTE
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: 8B.  - 8D. 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.

8B. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 27, BLOCK 123, CHAPARRAL PARK UNIT 33, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-O/C (APARTMENT-OFFICE/CONDITIONS) TO C-1/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITIONS). 820 REDD ROAD. ZON09-00056 "

8C. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON09-00051 TO ALLOW FOR A GROUND-MOUNTED PERSONAL WIRELESS SERVICE FACILITY (PWSF) IN A RESIDENTIAL ZONING DISTRICT AND LESS THAN ½ MILE FROM ANOTHER GROUND-MOUNTED PWSF, FOR PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 19, BLOCK 138, CHAPARRAL PARK UNIT 30, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, 6520 LOMA DE CRISTO DRIVE.

8D. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON09-00052 TO ALLOW FOR A GROUND-MOUNTED 60' PERSONAL WIRELESS SERVICE FACILITY ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 4, BLOCK 6, CORONADO COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, 1044 BROADMOOR DRIVE.

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON DECEMBER 8, 2009, FOR ITEMS 8B - 8D

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 DID NOT VOTE
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: 9.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2009-277 for the Armijo Branch Library Computer Lab Addition & Chihuahuita Community Center HVAC Remodeling to Medlock Commercial Contractors, LLC. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2009-277 FOR THE ARMIJO BRANCH LIBRARY COMPUTER LAB ADDITION & CHIHUAHUITA COMMUNITY CENTER HVAC REMODELING TO MEDLOCK COMMERCIAL CONTRACTORS, LLC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $661,000.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

AWARD TO: MEDLOCK COMMERCIAL CONTRACTORS, LLC.

ACCOUNT NOS. 71150069 - 508027 - 07884 - G7134CD0014 (ARMIJO)

71150069 - 508027 - 07892 - G7134CD0021 (CHIHUAHUITA)

99331117 - 508027 - 27263 - PCP06MF001 (ADA)

FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BUILDING GRANT (CDBG) 34TH YEAR & 2006 CERTIFICATE OF OBLIGATIONS

TOTAL EST. AWARD: $661,000

DISTRICTS 8

LOCATIONS: 620 EAST SEVENTH & 417 CHARLES ST., EL PASO, TX 79901

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.

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 DESIGN, BUT WHICH DO NOT INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT AS AWARDED, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,000.00 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL.

THIS IS A LUMP-SUM CONTRACT. THE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDS AWARD WHO SUBMITTED THE HIGHEST RANKED PROPOSAL. [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta DID NOT VOTE
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: 10A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action to request that the Purchasing Manager of Financial Services, Purchasing Division, be authorized to issue purchase orders to Checkpoint Services Inc., a State Department of Information Resources (DIR) contractor under DIR State Contract DIR-SDD-890"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS TO CHECKPOINT SERVICES INC., A STATE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES (DIR) CONTRACTOR UNDER DIR STATE CONTRACT DIR-SDD-890, FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $600,000 FOR DELL COMPUTERS AND ACCESSORIES FOR VARIOUS CITY DEPARTMENTS AS THE NEED ARISES THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE DIR PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 27, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: FINANCIAL SERVICES - PURCHASING DIVISION

ACCOUNT NO.: VARIOUS

FUNDING SOURCE: VARIOUS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $600,000

REFERENCE NO.: 2010-088

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 DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2010-027 (Traffic Cabinets) to Paradigm Traffic Systems, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-027 (TRAFFIC CABINETS) TO PARADIGM TRAFFIC SYSTEMS, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $845,133.

DEPARTMENT: STREET

AWARD TO: PARADIGM TRAFFIC SYSTEMS, INC.

ARLINGTON, TEXAS

ITEMS: ALL

ANNUAL EST. AMOUNT: $281,711

ACCOUNT NO.: 32010288 - 503203 - 01101

99331117 - 508027 - 27263 - PCP06ST013

FUNDING SOURCE: TRAFFIC SIGNALS MAINTENANCE, 2006 CERTIFICATE OF OBLIGATION

TOTAL EST. AWARD: $845,133 (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 STREETS 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 DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 19 (Subdivisions), Chapter 19.15 (Roadways), Section 19.15.110 (Street Width and Design) and Chapter 19.20 (Parks and Open Space), Section 19.20.090 (Provision for Private Park Facilities and Private Open Space) and Section 19.20.100 (Provision for Bonus Reductions for Additional Land or Facilities on New or Existing Public Parklands)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS), CHAPTER 19.15 (ROADWAYS), SECTION 19.15.110 (STREET WIDTH AND DESIGN) AND CHAPTER 19.20 (PARKS AND OPEN SPACE), SECTION 19.20.090 (PROVISION FOR PRIVATE PARK FACILITIES AND PRIVATE OPEN SPACE) AND SECTION 19.20.100 (PROVISION FOR BONUS REDUCTIONS FOR ADDITIONAL LAND OR FACILITIES ON NEW OR EXISTING PUBLIC PARKLANDS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND CREDIT PROCEDURES FOR PRIVATE PARK FACILITIES AND OFF-SITE PARK FACILITIES AND TO ALLOW FOR ALTERNATIVE ROAD DESIGN. THE PENALTY AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 19.04.090 OF THE CITY OF EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, EDUARDO GARCIA, (915) 541-4638]

POSTPONED FROM 11-10-09

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance amending the Final Project Plan and Final Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan for Tax increment Reinvestment Zone Number Five, City of El Paso; adopting said amendments as required by Section 311.011(E) Texas Tax Code; also, providing a severability clause. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE FINAL PROJECT PLAN AND FINAL REINVESTMENT ZONE FINANCING PLAN FOR TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER FIVE, CITY OF EL PASO; ADOPTING SAID AMENDMENTS AS REQUIRED BY SECTION 311.011(E) TEXAS TAX CODE; ALSO, PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE. (DISTRICT 8) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4872]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.030 (Schedule III - Parking Prohibited at All Times on Certain Streets) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED "

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.030 (SCHEDULE III - PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON CERTAIN STREETS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROHIBIT PARKING ON MARCUS URIBE DRIVE BETWEEN LOMA DE COLOR DRIVE AND THE EAST CITY LIMITS, BOTH SIDES, AND SEAN HAGGERTY DRIVE BETWEEN MCCOMBS DRIVE AND THE NORTH CITY LIMITS, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE NORTH-SIDE OF THE 5700 BLOCK. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 4) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding a Resolution that the Mayor and Council fully support the Texas Tech Laura W. Bush Institute for Women's Health and Hablando de la Salud de la Mujer (The Cleveland Clinic) in their efforts to conduct Hablando de la Salud de la Mujer Conference on October 16, 2010"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A RESOLUTION THAT THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL FULLY SUPPORT THE TEXAS TECH LAURA W. BUSH INSTITUTE FOR WOMEN'S HEALTH AND HABLANDO DE LA SALUD DE LA MUJER (THE CLEVELAND CLINIC) IN THEIR EFFORTS TO CONDUCT HABLANDO DE LA SALUD DE LA MUJER CONFERENCE ON OCTOBER 16, 2010; THAT THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL AUTHORIZE THE USE OF THE CITY OF EL PASO SEAL AND THE LISTING OF THE CITY OF EL PASO AS A SPONSOR OF THE CONFERENCE; AND THAT THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO ASSIST IN THE PROMOTION OF THE CONFERENCE BY LINKS FROM THE CITY'S WEBSITE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145] POSTPONED FROM 11-10-09

   
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: 15A.  CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE AND AIRPORT: Discussion and action on the leases between the City of El Paso and Patriot Place, Ltd. for portions of Lot 1, Block 1, Hawkins Plaza, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE LEASES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PATRIOT PLACE, LTD. FOR PORTIONS OF LOT 1, BLOCK 1, HAWKINS PLAZA, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 3) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, THERESA CULLEN, (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 DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 15B.  CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE AND AIRPORT: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a First Amendment to Commercial Ground Lease (''Lease'') by and between the City of El Paso (''Lessor'') and Patriot Place, Ltd. (''Lessee'') "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO COMMERCIAL GROUND LEASE (''LEASE'') BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND PATRIOT PLACE, LTD. (''LESSEE'') FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: A PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 1, HAWKINS PLAZA, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, CONTAINING APPROXIMATELY 175,164 SQUARE FEET OF LAND AND MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 1550 HAWKINS BOULEVARD. (DISTRICT 3)

[AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, (915) 780-4724] POSTPONED FROM 11-10-09

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
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: 15C.  CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE AND AIRPORT: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a First Amendment to Commercial Site Lease (''Lease'') by and between the City of El Paso (''Lessor'') and Patriot Place, Ltd. (''Lessee'') "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO COMMERCIAL SITE LEASE (''LEASE'') BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND PATRIOT PLACE, LTD. (''LESSEE'') FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: A PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 1, HAWKINS PLAZA, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, (915) 780-4724]

POSTPONED FROM 11-10-09

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
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: 16A.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution nominating Redcats USA, Inc. as a Texas State Enterprise Zone Project. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION NOMINATING REDCATS USA, INC. AS A TEXAS STATE ENTERPRISE ZONE PROJECT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
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: 16B.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution nominating McDonnell Douglas Corporation (to be known as the Boeing Company) as a Texas State Enterprise Zone Project. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION NOMINATING MCDONNELL DOUGLAS CORPORATION (TO BE KNOWN AS THE BOEING COMPANY) AS A TEXAS STATE ENTERPRISE ZONE PROJECT. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4872]

   
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: 16C.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution nominating Eagle Family Foods, Inc. as a Texas State Enterprise Zone Project. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION NOMINATING EAGLE FAMILY FOODS, INC. AS A TEXAS STATE ENTERPRISE ZONE PROJECT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
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: 16D.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that subject to passage of the Ordinance amending the Final Project Plan and Final Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan related hereto, the City Manager be authorized to execute the First Amendment to Development Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and The El Paso Project, LLC (''Developer'')"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT SUBJECT TO PASSAGE OF THE ORDINANCE AMENDING THE FINAL PROJECT PLAN AND FINAL REINVESTMENT ZONE FINANCING PLAN RELATED HERETO, THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE THE FIRST AMENDMENT TO DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO PROJECT, LLC (''DEVELOPER''), TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL TAX INCREMENT FINANCE FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $22,000 AS REIMBURSEMENT FOR ADDITIONAL ELIGIBLE PROJECT COSTS INCURRED IN DEVELOPER'S CONSTRUCTION OF PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS RELATED TO ITS FIRST AVENUE LOFTS DEVELOPMENT PROJECT (MIXED-USE RESIDENTIAL) AT 300 S. FLORENCE, EL PASO, TEXAS, TO BE PAID OUT OF THE CITY'S TAX INCREMENT REVENUE FUND FOR TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER 5, CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS PROVIDED IN THE AGREEMENT. THE TOTAL REIMBURSEMENT AMOUNT UNDER THE AGREEMENT IS $50,000. (DISTRICT 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 16E.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution to authorize the City Manager or her designee to certify the annual report to the Economic Development Administration of the City/County Joint Revolving Loan Fund for the period ending September 30, 2009.  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER OR HER DESIGNEE TO CERTIFY THE ANNUAL REPORT TO THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION OF THE CITY/COUNTY JOINT REVOLVING LOAN FUND FOR THE PERIOD ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2009. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 16F.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Presentation regarding Business Retention & Expansion program results for Fiscal Year 2009. "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PRESENTATION REGARDING BUSINESS RETENTION & EXPANSION PROGRAM RESULTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 16G.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution accepting the recommendation of the El Paso Downtown Management District for the Board of Directors for the District. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE EL PASO DOWNTOWN MANAGEMENT DISTRICT FOR THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR THE DISTRICT. (DISTRICT 8) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4872]

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

   
Item: 17A.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City of El Paso will apply for funding through the Texas Department of Transportation to make the necessary improvements to accomplish any or all of the three proposed Transportation Enhancement Projects "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO WILL APPLY FOR FUNDING THROUGH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO MAKE THE NECESSARY IMPROVEMENTS TO ACCOMPLISH ANY OR ALL OF THE THREE PROPOSED TRANSPORTATION ENHANCEMENT PROJECTS IF SELECTED FOR FUNDING BY THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. THE CITY AGREES TO COMMIT TO THE PROJECTS' DEVELOPMENT, IMPLEMENTATION, CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, MANAGEMENT AND FINANCING. THE PROPOSED TRANSPORTATION ENHANCEMENT PROJECTS ARE (1) BICYCLE PATHS, INCLUDING DESIGNATION WITH SIGNAGE AND STRIPING ALONG TROWBRIDGE, TRAWOOD, MONTWOOD, VISCOUNT, RIVERSIDE DRIVE, YARBROUGH, DELTA AND HUNTER DRIVE; (2) SAIPAN/LEDO - LINCOLN PARK PEDESTRIAN AMENITIES, INCLUDING WALKING/BIKING PATHS AT THE SITE AND LINKING BOONE STREET TO ALAMEDA AND THE EL PASO ZOO AS WELL AS TO ENHANCE THE OPEN SPACE ADJACENT TO INTERSTATE 10; AND (3) DOWNTOWN WAYFINDING AND PEDESTRIAN AMENITIES, INCLUDING SIGNAGE TO ASSIST PEDESTRIANS IN LOCATING CORRIDORS TO THE INTERNATIONAL PORTS OF ENTRY, THE DOWNTOWN TRANSFER CENTER, RECREATION VENUES AND GOVERNMENT FACILITIES IN THE DOWNTOWN AREA. THE CITY FURTHER AGREES TO PROVIDE THE REQUIRED LOCAL MATCH OF 20% OR GREATER OF THE TOTAL PROJECT COSTS, INCLUDING BEING RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL NON-FEDERALLY FUNDABLE ITEMS AND 100 PERCENT OF ALL COST OVERRUNS. NO FUNDING IS COMMITTED THROUGH THIS ACTION. (ALL DISTRICTS) [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 DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 17B.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on a resolution that the Mayor be authorized to sign an Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and the Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority for the assignment of Tax Increment Funds collected from Transportation Reinvestment Zone Number One, "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE CAMINO REAL REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY FOR THE ASSIGNMENT OF TAX INCREMENT FUNDS COLLECTED FROM TRANSPORTATION REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER ONE, CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, TO PROVIDE THE CITY'S SHARE OF FUNDING FOR THE FOUR PROJECTS IDENTIFIED WITHIN THE 2008 COMPREHENSIVE MOBILITY PLAN AS RECIPIENTS OF ZONE FUNDS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[MOBILITY SERVICES, JANE SHANG, (915) 541-4686]

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

   
Item: EX1.  Norma Estrada vs. City of El Paso, Cause No. 2006-4190. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE OUTSIDE COUNSEL FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE LAWSUIT STYLED NORMA ESTRADA VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2006-4190.

NORMA ESTRADA VS. CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. 2006-4190. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KARLA M. NIEMAN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson 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.  MOMAR L.P. vs. City of El Paso, Cause No. 2007-4830. (551.071) "   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE ITEM ON MOMAR L.P. VS. CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. 2007-4830, BE POSTPONED TWO WEEKS.

MOMAR L.P. VS. CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. 2007-4830. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KARLA M. NIEMAN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson 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.  Tiger Construction; Our File No. 08-C-207. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE ITEM ON TIGER CONSTRUCTION; OUR FILE NO. 08-C-207, BE POSTPONED TWO WEEKS.

TIGER CONSTRUCTION; OUR FILE NO. 08-C-207. (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: EX4.  Portions of Lot 1, Block 1, Hawkins Plaza, El Paso, Texas. (551.071 and 551.072) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBINSON AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE AN AGREEMENT (1) TO PURSUE MEDIATION WITH PATRIOT PLACE, LTD AND PERTINENT STAKEHOLDERS UTILIZING THE SERVICES OF AN INDEPENDENT MEDIATOR WITH EXPERIENCE IN PUBLIC POLICY DISPUTE RESOLUTION TO NEGOTIATE A RESOLUTION OF DISPUTES PERTAINING TO THE HAWKINS PLAZA LEASES FOR PORTIONS OF LOT 1, BLOCK 1, HAWKINS PLAZA, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND 2) TO ABATE LESSEE’S PAYMENT OF RENT ON THE COMMERCIAL SITE LEASE PENDING OUTCOME OF THE MEDIATION.

PORTIONS OF LOT 1, BLOCK 1, HAWKINS PLAZA, EL PASO, TEXAS. (551.071 AND 551.072)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, CHARLIE MCNABB, (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 DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: ADDN1.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on re-prioritizing the design, construction, and installation of traffic signals. "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON RE-PRIORITIZING THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, AND INSTALLATION OF TRAFFIC SIGNALS. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: ADDN2.  ECONOMIC DEVELOMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager is hereby authorized to submit the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) No. 5 Annual Report "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SUBMIT THE TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONE (TIRZ) NO. 5 ANNUAL REPORT TO THE APPROPRIATE ENTITIES AS REQUIRED BY SECTION 311.016 OF THE TEXAS TAX CODE.

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

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


 
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