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Agenda: City Council - Mass Transit Dept Brd Mtgs for web
Date: 4/26/2005
 
   
Item: 1.  BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: Solicitation No.: 2005-167 Security Guard Services-Sun Metro Facilities  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONE UNTIL THE MAY 3, 2005 SPECIAL MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEETING

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO AWARD THE FOLLOWING:

IF THE APPARENT LOW BIDDER IS DISQUALIFIED FOR ANY REASON, THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO EXERCISE ANY OPTION LEGALLY AVAILABLE UNDER THE LAW BY AWARDING THE BID TO THE NEXT LOWEST RESPONSIVE AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER EVEN THOUGH THE BIDDER IS NOT NAMED ON THIS AGENDA.

POSTPONED FROM APRIL 12, 2004

BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT:

SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-167 SECURITY GUARD SERVICES-SUN METRO FACILITIES

AWARD TO: AKAL SECURITY

ESPANOLA, NM

ITEM (S): ALL

AMOUNT: $826,459.92 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

DEPARTMENT: SUN METRO

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 60600001-502212

FUNDING SOURCE: MASS TRANSIT GENERAL REVENUE FUND

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

DISTRICT (S): ALL

ACTION: 05-28

PURCHASING AND THE MASS TRANSIT [SUN METRO] DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO, ''AKAL SECURITY'', THIS VENDOR HAS PROVIDED THE BEST VALUE BID, FROM RESPONSIBLE OFFERORS. THE RECOMMENDED VENDOR IS THE HIGHEST RANKED BID SUBMITTED FOR THE REFERENCED SOLICITATION. THE REVIEW COMMITTEE, COMPRISED OF CITY STAFF MEMBERS, REVIEWED THE BIDS. THIS COMPANY IS THE INCUMBENT PROVIDER AND THEIR PERFORMANCE HAS BEEN SATISFACTORY. THEIR PRICE IS 4.7% LOWER THAN IT WAS THREE [3] YEARS AGO, WHEN THIS CONTRACT WAS INITIALLY AWARDED TO THEM.

THIS IS A THREE [3] YEAR REQUIREMENTS CONTRACT.

CONTRACT WILL OFFICIALLY COMMENCE AT 12:01 AM, MAY 20, 2005.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 2.  RESOLUTION: Work Experience Agreement - Texas Industries for the Blind and Handicapped  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A WORK EXPERIENCE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD AND THE TEXAS INDUSTRIES FOR THE BLIND AND HANDICAPPED, AND ANY OTHER RELATED DOCUMENTS, TO PROVIDE WORK EXPERIENCE TRAINING FOR QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS TO BECOME TRAINED AS BUS DRIVERS. (ACTION 05-29)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 3.  APPOINTMENT: Zulema Lazarin, Citizen's Advisory Committee for the Mass Transit Department  (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPOINTMENT OF ZULEMA LAZARIN TO THE CITIZEN'S ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BY REPRESENTATIVE VIVIAN ROJAS. (ACTION 05-30).

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

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

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

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

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF APRIL 19, 2005.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

4A. RESOLUTION: UH-IH HUEY HELICOPTER LANDING, CUSTOMS DEPARTMENT (BRIDGE OF THE AMERICAS)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE PROHIBITION AGAINST LANDING AIRCRAFT WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS EXCEPT UPON REGULARLY ESTABLISHED AIRFIELD OR LANDING PLACE CONTAINED IN SECTION 14.12.080 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE IS HEREBY WAIVED TO PERMIT THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION, U.S. BORDER PATROL AIR AND MARINE OPERATIONS, TO LAND A UH-IH HUEY HELICOPTER ON THE CUSTOMS DEPARTMENT PARKING LOT LOCATED NEAR THE BRIDGE OF THE AMERICAS IN CONNECTION WITH EDUCATIONAL AND PUBLIC RELATIONS EVENT TO BE HELD ON APRIL 26, 2005.

[AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

4B. RESOLUTION: CONDEMNATION LIEN - 7204 1/2 NORTH LOOP

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNT FOR WORK PERFORMED BY THE CITY PURSUANT TO SECTION 18.52.040 AND 18.52.080 (UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND CONDITIONS) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE:

7204 ½ NORTH LOOP DRIVE $2,419.35 (DISTRICT 3) JOSE M. ESCOBAR

[BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS, TOM MAGUIRE, (915) 541-4588]

4C. RESOLUTION: CONTRACT OF SALE - EDUARDO & MARGARITA MENDOZA

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND EDUARDO & MARGARITA MENDOZA FOR THE PURCHASE OF A PORTION (100.1 SQUARE FEET) OF LOT 8-A, REPLAT OF CHILDS SUBDIVISION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FOR THE DORBANDT CIRCLE STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT.

FUNDING SOURCE: PROJECT PBE04ST108, FUND 29123, DEPARTMENT 14200403, ACCOUNT 508000 (DISTRICT 7)

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

4D. RESOLUTION: LETTER OF AGREEMENT, EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY - PLAZA THEATRE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LETTER OF AGREEMENT, AND ANY RELATED DOCUMENTATION, WITH THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY TO PROVIDE FOR SERVICE TO THE PLAZA THEATRE, 125 PIONEER PLAZA, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. SAID ELECTRICAL SERVICE SHALL CONSIST OF AN UNDERGROUND SYSTEM CONSISTING OF A 277/480 VOLT, THREE PHASE, FOUR WIRE. THREE 1500 KVA TRANSFORMERS WILL BE INSTALLED TO SERVICE THE ELECTRICAL LOAD. (DISTRICT 8)

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

4E. RESOLUTION: THIRD AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES, MARTINEZ & JOHNSON ARCHITECTURE, P.C., ''PLAZA THEATRE AND CENTRE ANNEX RENOVATION''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A THIRD AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MARTINEZ & JOHNSON ARCHITECTURE, P.C., FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''PLAZA THEATRE AND CENTRE ANNEX RENOVATION'' IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED THIRTY-FOUR THOUSAND EIGHTY AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($34,080.00).

THIS ITEM WILL BE PAID FOR BY THE EL PASO COMMUNITY FOUNDATION.

FUNDING SOURCE: PPW0310/27697/31255011/508016 (DISTRICT 8)[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, IRENE RAMIREZ, (915) 541-4431]

4F. RESOLUTION: FIRST AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES, ECM INTERNATIONAL, INC., ''GOLF COURSE AT EPIA''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ECM INTERNATIONAL, INC., FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''GOLF COURSE AT EPIA'' IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-EIGHT THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED SEVENTY-SEVEN AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($158,277.00).

FUNDING SOURCE: PAP0023/41063/508027 (DISTRICT 2)[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, IRENE RAMIREZ, (915) 541-4431]

4G. RESOLUTION: JOINT RESOLUTION, PSB AND CITY OF EL PASO, COMMUNITY GARDEN (CHIHUAHUITA NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE COUNCIL AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO SIGN A JOINT RESOLUTION BETWEEN THE PSB TO THE TRANSFER OF PROPERTY AND PROPERTY JURISDICTION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO KNOWN AS ALL OF BLOCK B, SANTA FE ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO AND A PORTION OF LOT 12, BLOCK ''D'', SANTA FE ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FOR THE PURPOSE OF CHIHUAHUITA NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION USE AS A COMMUNITY GARDEN.

(DISTRICT 8) [MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ANTHONY W. COBOS, (915) 541-4123]

4H. RESOLUTION: UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT - EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY, VISTA DEL SOL PARK

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY ON LOT 1, BLOCK 29, VISTA DEL SOL UNIT 3, EL PASO, TEXAS TO PROVIDE ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO VISTA DEL SOL PARK. FUNDING SOURCE - 2000 QOL BOND PROGRAM. (DISTRICT 7)

[PERSPECTIVA + 3D/I (P+3), JUAN CONTRERAS, (915) 225-3449]

4I. RESOLUTION: ACCEPTING THE DEDICATION OF A STREET RIGHT-OF-WAY (GOMEZ ROAD EXTENSION)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY ACCEPTS THE DEDICATION OF A STREET RIGHT-OF-WAY LOCATED WITHIN A PORTION OF TRACT 1A, BLOCK 11, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS (THE EXTENSION OF GOMEZ ROAD TO SERVE VALLEY CREEK PARK), CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND BEING MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN THE ATTACHED DEED FROM FRONTERA VISTA L.P., A TEXAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP. (DISTRICT 1)

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

4J. RESOLUTION: AMENDING THE DEVELOPER AGREEMENT (GOMEZ ROAD EXTENSION)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THE DEVELOPER AGREEMENT ORIGINALLY ENTERED INTO BETWEEN FRONTERA VISTA L.P. AND THE CITY OF EL PASO ON AUGUST 26, 2003 FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF CERTAIN ROADWAY AND CROSSING IMPROVEMENTS IN THE VICINITY OF THE GOMEZ ROAD AREA, SUCH AMENDED AGREEMENT ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT ''A''. THIS DEVELOPER AGREEMENT, AS AMENDED, IS MADE PURSUANT TO SECTION 212.071 AND 212.072 OF THE TEXAS LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE AS WELL AS THE CITY OF EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. (DISTRICT 1)

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

5A. TEMPORARY POSITIONS: AIRPORT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST TO FILL POSITIONS ON A TEMPORARY BASIS IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE VI, SECTION 6.6-3, OF THE CIVIL SERVICE CHARTER PROVISIONS:

CUSTODIAL WORKERS (2) FUND SOURCE: 62620005-40101-62010 [AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

5B. TEMPORARY POSITION: MASS TRANSIT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

TRANSIT INFORMATION CLERK (1) FUND SOURCE: 60600001-40345-60000 [MASS TRANSIT, TERRY LEE SCOTT, (915) 534-5810]

5C. TEMPORARY POSITIONS: POLICE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

POLICE TRAINEES (25) FUND SOURCE: 21010052-01101-21000 [POLICE DEPARTMENT, ASSISTANT CHIEF PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7310]

6A. PROVISIONAL APPOINTMENT: COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

SECRETARY II (1)

FUND SOURCE: 75%-71150047-10039-71000-G7130CD0002-501000

12.5 %-71150005-05176-71000-G710RSSTAT-501000

12.5%-71150005-05172-71000-G7105FGFEDR-501000

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, ROBERT SALINAS, (915) 541-4643]

6B. PROVISIONAL APPOINTMENT: POLICE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

COURT LIAISON SUPERVISOR (1)

FUND SOURCE: 21010069-01101-21000

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

7A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: DAVID PALMER TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DAVID A. PALMER TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., DISTRICT 5.

[REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4189]

7B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: ALI BOURESLAN TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ALI BOURESLAN TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4189]

7C. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: MARIA PICARD-AMI TO THE FAIR HOUSING TASK FORCE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

MARIA PICARD-AMI TO THE FAIR HOUSING TASK FORCE BY REPRESENTATIVE VIVIAN ROJAS, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE VIVIAN ROJAS, (915) 541-4108]

7D. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: LANCE E. RUCK TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

LANCE E. RUCK TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION, REAPPOINTMENT EFFECTIVE DATE 05/06/05, BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ANTHONY W. COBOS, DISTRICT 8.

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

8A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: DR. ROGER ORTIZ, DDS TO THE EL PASO CITY-COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DR. ROGER ORTIZ, DDS, TO THE EL PASO CITY-COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH BY MAYOR JOE WARDY. (NOMINATED BY EL PASO DENTAL DISTRICT SOCIETY)

[MAYOR'S OFFICE, ADRIAN OCEGUEDA, (915) 541-4145]

8B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: DR. LUIS ACOSTA, MD TO THE EL PASO CITY-COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DR. LUIS ACOSTA, MD, TO THE EL PASO CITY-COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH BY MAYOR JOE WARDY. (NOMINATED BY EL PASO COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY)

[MAYOR'S OFFICE, ADRIAN OCEGUEDA, (915) 541-4145]

8C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: BEN ARRIOLA TO THE EL PASO CITY-COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BEN ARRIOLA TO THE EL PASO CITY-COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH BY MAYOR JOE WARDY. (NOMINATED BY RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION)

[MAYOR'S OFFICE, ADRIAN OCEGUEDA, (915) 541-4145]

8D. BOARD APPOINTMENT: LAWRENCE GIRON MA, RN TO THE EL PASO CITY-COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

LAWRENCE GIRON MA, RN, TO THE EL PASO CITY-COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH BY MAYOR JOE WARDY. (NOMINATED BY TEXAS NURSES ASSOCIATION)

[MAYOR'S OFFICE, ADRIAN OCEGUEDA, (915) 541-4145]

8E. BOARD APPOINTMENT: REPRESENTATIVE SUSAN AUSTIN

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REPRESENTATIVE SUSAN AUSTIN TO THE EL PASO CITY-COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH BY MAYOR JOE WARDY. (NOMINATED BY THE CITY OF EL PASO)

[MAYOR'S OFFICE, ADRIAN OCEGUEDA, (915) 541-4145]

8F. BOARD APPOINTMENT: HENRY NG TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

HENRY NG TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS BY MAYOR JOE WARDY.

[MAYOR'S OFFICE, ADRIAN OCEGUEDA, (915) 541-4145]

8G. BOARD APPOINTMENT: SHARI S. SCHWARTZ TO THE HISTORY MUSEUM BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

SHARI S. SCHWARTZ TO THE HISTORY MUSEUM BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSAN AUSTIN, DISTRICT 1. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSAN AUSTIN, (915) 541-4886]

8H. BOARD APPOINTMENT: TIM GRAY TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

TIM GRAY TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSAN AUSTIN, DISTRICT 1. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSAN AUSTIN, (915) 541-4886]

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

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

DANIEL DE LA HAYE TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4416]

POSTPONED FROM 04/12/05, 03/29/05, 03/15/05 AND 03/08/05

8J. BOARD APPOINTMENT: KENNETH GEZELIUS TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

KENNETH GEZELIUS TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE JOHN F. COOK, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4140]

8K. BOARD APPOINTMENT: H. THOMAS PRESTIDGE TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

H. THOMAS PRESTIDGE TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS BY REPRESENTATIVE JOHN F. COOK, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4140]

8L. BOARD APPOINTMENT: SEAM CHOW TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

SEAM CHOW TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS, AS AN ALTERNATE APPOINTEE, BY REPRESENTATIVE JOHN F. COOK, DISTRICT 4.

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

8M. BOARD APPOINTMENT: RUDY C. VILLALOBOS TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RUDY C. VILLALOBOS TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., DISTRICT 5.

[REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4189]

8N. BOARD APPOINTMENT: SAL SOTO, JR. TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

SAL SOTO, JR. TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS, AS AN ALTERNATE APPOINTEE, BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., DISTRICT 5.

[REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4189]

8O. BOARD APPOINTMENT: NORMA CERVANTES TO THE FAIR HOUSING TASK FORCE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

NORMA CERVANTES TO THE FAIR HOUSING TASK FORCE BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., DISTRICT 5.

[REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., (915) 541-4189]

8P. BOARD APPOINTMENT: C. LARRY TREJO TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

C. LARRY TREJO TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA, JR., DISTRICT 5.

[REPRESENTATIVE PRESI ORTEGA

8Q. BOARD APPOINTMENT: SETH GUIDO TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

SETH GUIDO TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS BY REPRESENTATIVE PAUL J. ESCOBAR, DISTRICT 6. [REPRESENTATIVE PAUL J. ESCOBAR, (915) 541-4182]

8R. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JOE BALDERRAMA TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

JOE BALDERRAMA TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS, AS AN ALTERNATE APPOINTEE, BY REPRESENTATIVE PAUL J. ESCOBAR, DISTRICT 6. [REPRESENTATIVE PAUL J. ESCOBAR, (915) 541-4182]

8S. BOARD APPOINTMENT: BLANCA DOMINGUEZ TO THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BLANCA DOMINGUEZ TO THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE PAUL J. ESCOBAR, DISTRICT 6. [REPRESENTATIVE PAUL J. ESCOBAR, (915) 541-4182]

8T. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MICHAEL BRAY TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

MICHAEL BRAY TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE PAUL J. ESCOBAR, DISTRICT 6. [REPRESENTATIVE PAUL J. ESCOBAR, (915) 541-4182]

8U. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ROMAN BUSTILLOS TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ROMAN BUSTILLOS TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE PAUL J. ESCOBAR, DISTRICT 6. [REPRESENTATIVE PAUL J. ESCOBAR, (915) 541-4182]

9. RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT: 8691 INDEPENDENCE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

ACROSS FROM 8691 INDEPENDENCE DR., BY THE CROSSWALK COST $949 (DISTRICT 6)

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

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

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

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

MOTION MADE, SECONDED, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE FOLLOWING TAX REFUNDS BE APPROVED:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

REQUEST TO ALLOCATE $3,000.00 FROM DISTRICT #8 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS FOR THE PURCHASE OF A WATER METER FOR THE ''CHIHUAHUITA COMMUNITY GARDEN'' THAT WILL BE BUILT ON THE LAND THAT WAS TRANSFERRED OVER TO THE CITY OF EL PASO BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD ON APRIL 13, 2005. (DISTRICT 8) [MAYOR PRO-TEM ANTHONY W. COBOS, (915) 541-4123]

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

12. SOLE SOURCE: TENNANT COMPANY, AIRPORT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST COUNCIL TO DECLARE TENNANT COMPANY AS SOLE SOURCE FOR ''TENNANT WARRANTY MAINTENANCE & SUPPORT'', INCLUDING EMERGENCY WARRANTY PARTS SUPPORT AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR OF PURCHASING TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS AS THE NEED ARISES TO TENNANT COMPANY, UNTIL SUCH TIME THAT TENNANT COMPANY IS NO LONGER THE SOLE SOURCE.

TENNANT COMPANY IS THE SOLE MANUFACTURER OF TENNANT, NOBLES AND CASTEX PRODUCTS AND THEY ARE THE ONLY SOURCE THAT CAN PROVIDE FACTORY WARRANTIES FOR THESE PRODUCTS, AND THAT CAN PROVIDE FACTORY LEVEL WARRANTY MAINTENANCE. THE CITY OF EL PASO OWNS TENNANT COMPANY STREET SWEEPERS, INCLUDING RUNWAY SWEEPERS, AND REQUIRES WARRANTY MAINTENANCE AND PARTS SUPPORT FOR THIS EQUIPMENT. THIS EQUIPMENT IS ESSENTIAL FOR THE SAFE OPERATION OF THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. TO KEEP THE EQUIPMENT OPERATIONAL, THEY MUST BE ON A ROUTINE PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE PROGRAM.

FURTHERMORE, IT IS REQUESTED THAT STAFF BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE, THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE TO REVIEW AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER EXECUTE ANY ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS AND/OR AGREEMENTS AS NECESSARY. FUNDS FOR THIS EXPENDITURE SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH VARIOUS CITY FUNDING SOURCES.

DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 62620003-503121

FUNDING SOURCE: AIRPORT OPERATING FUND

AMOUNT: $100,000 (ANNUAL ESTIMATE)

DISTRICT (S): DISTRICT 3 (2005-197)

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, ENRIQUE ACOSTA, JR., (915) 541-4267]

13. CHANGE ORDER: CHANGE ORDER NO. ONE - $37,717.00 - GOLF WORKS, INC., EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT GOLF COURSE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE CHANGE ORDER NO. ONE (CONSTRUCTION CHANGE) TO GOLF WORKS, INC., FOR CONTRACT NO. 2005-050, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT GOLF COURSE PROJECT, FOR AN INCREASED AMOUNT OF $37,717.00. THE PURPOSE OF THIS CHANGE ORDER IS AS FOLLOWS:

TO PROVIDE FOR 8'' WATER LINE, FROM PSB MAIN LINE, TO FILL LAKES OF GOLF COURSE.

PROVISION OF WATER LINE INTO LAKES WAS NOT PART OF THE ORIGINAL PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS. THIS WORK MUST NOW BE ADDED IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE LAKES, WHICH ARE PART OF THE IRRIGATION SYSTEM. THIS WORK IS VITAL IN ORDER TO MEET THE CONTRACT DEADLINES FOR GRASSING OF THE GOLF COURSE BY AUGUST 31, 2005.

14A. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-098 PORTABLE CARDIAC MONITOR/DEFIBRILLATOR

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

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

AWARD TO: MEDTRONICS EMERGENCY RESPONSE SYSTEMS

REDMOND, WA

ITEM (S): PART ONE

ITEM O1 PORTABLE CARDIAC MONITOR/DEFIBRILLATOR 13 EACH @ $23,966.68

AMOUNT: $311,566.84

ITEM O2 LESS TRADE-IN ALLOWANCE FOR 13 EACH @ $4,000.00, ZOLL M SERIES

CARDIAC MONITOR/DEFIBRILLATORS -52,000.00

NET COST $259,566.84

DEPARTMENT: EL PASO FIRE DEPARTMENT

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 04250201-508007-27203-PMB0002130 ($ 47,699.00)

04252003-508012-27260-PMB0004130 ($113,867.84)

04102008-508010-27131-P540008 ($100,000.00)

04250203-508012-27251-PMB0003130 ($ 50,000.00)

FUNDING SOURCE: FY2001 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION FOR CITY EQUIPMENT

FY2003 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION FOR CITY EQUIPMENT

FY1998 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION FOR CITY EQUIPMENT

FY2002 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION FOR CITY EQUIPMENT

TOTAL AWARD: $311,566.84

DISTRICT (S): ALL

THE FIRE AND PURCHASING DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD TO MEDTRONICS EMERGENCY RESPONSE SYSTEMS, AS INDICATED, AS THIS VENDOR HAS PROVIDED THE BEST VALUE BID. THREE LOWER BIDS WERE RECEIVED BUT DID NOT MEET SPECIFICATIONS AS NOTED IN THE FIRE DEPARTMENT'S RECOMMENDATION MEMO.

THIS IS A BEST VALUE SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE, TO PURCHASE PORTABLE CARDIAC MONITOR/DEFIBRILLATORS AS REQUIRED BY THE EL PASO FIRE DEPARTMENT. THERE ARE OPTIONS TO PURCHASE UP TO ONE-HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT QUANTITIES, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN THIRTY (30) DAYS, SIXTY (60) DAYS, NINETY (90) DAYS, ONE-HUNDRED AND TWENTY (120) DAYS, AND ONE-HUNDRED EIGHTY (180) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT. NO PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT IS OFFERED. [PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, ALFONSO GUERRERO, JR., (915) 541-4654]

14B. BEST VALUE PROCURMENT: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-144 LIBRARY FURNITURE

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

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

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM (S): GROUP I, EXCLUDING ITEM 10

GROUP III, EXCLUDING ITEMS 8, 10, AND 11

AMOUNT: $233,648.61

DEPARTMENT: EL PASO LIBRARY

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 72509501-508009-51004

FUNDING SOURCE: FY2000 MAIN LIBRARY TIF FUND

TOTAL AWARD: $233,648.61

DISTRICT (S): 8

THE LIBRARY AND PURCHASING DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD TO EL PASO AUTOMATED OFFICE & INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS INC. AS INDICATED, AS THIS VENDOR HAS PROVIDED THE BEST VALUE BID. THIS VENDOR IS ALSO THE SOLE RESPONSIVE OFFER RECEIVED FOR GROUPS I AND III. TWO OFFERS WERE RECEIVED FOR GROUP II, BOTH OFFERS WERE DEEMED NON-RESPONSIVE AS NOTED IN THE BACKUP. REQUEST THAT COUNCIL REJECT ALL OFFERS FOR GROUP I ITEM 10, GROUP III ITEMS 8,10, 11, AND GROUP II IN IT'S ENTIRETY. GROUP II WILL BE RE-BID AT A LATER DATE.

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

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

14C. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-137 AIRWAY PUMP STATION GENERATOR ADDITION

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

CONTRACTOR: MESA ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: STREETS

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 14200402-PBE04FC101-29111-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: 2004 BOND ISSUE

ITEMS: BASE BID $106,000.00

ALTERNATE 1 $ 18,000.00

TOTAL AWARD: $124,000.00

DISTRICT (S): 3

RECOMMENDATION:

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND STREETS RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO MESA ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS, INC., AS THIS OFFEROR HAS PROVIDED THE BEST VALUE PROPOSAL. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REFERENCED CONTRACT. ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER AND STAFF BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE BUDGET TRANSFERS FOR THIS AWARD AND PROJECT, AS NECESSARY.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, BUT WHICH DO NOT INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT AS AWARDED, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,000 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER, AND NOT TO EXCEED THE TOTAL OF 25% OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT PRICE AS AWARDED, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL.

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

15A. REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-080R PROFESSIONAL PLANNING SERVICES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A COMPREHENSIVE PARK, RECREATION AND OPEN SPACE MASTER PLAN

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THIS COMPETITIVE SEALED BID PROPOSAL IS BEING AWARDED TO THE RESPONSIBLE OFFEROR WHOSE PROPOSAL IS DETERMINED TO BE THE MOST ADVANTAGEOUS TO THE CITY, CONSIDERING THE RELATIVE IMPORTANCE OF PRICE AND THE OTHER EVALUATION FACTORS INCLUDED IN THE REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL.

AWARD TO: HALFF ASSOCIATES

AUSTIN, TEXAS

AMOUNT: $200,000.00 (NOT TO EXCEED)

DEPARTMENT: PARKS & RECREATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 51010279/16301/P500201/502115

FUNDING SOURCE: ADMINISTRATIVE/SHELTERS USER FEES

TOTAL AWARD: $200,000.00 (NOT TO EXCEED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

THE EVALUATION COMMITTEE MET AND REVIEWED THE PROPOSALS THAT WERE RECEIVED. IT IS THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE COMMITTEE TO AWARD THE RFP TO HALFF ASSOCIATES. THEIR PROPOSAL ADDRESSED THE SCOPE AND INTENT OF THE RFP AND WAS THE HIGHEST RANKED.

REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR STAFF TO NEGOTIATE, CITY ATTORNEY TO REVIEW, AND THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE ANY RELATED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS AS NECESSARY DURING THE CONTRACT.

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

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

15B. REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-112R PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF HISTORY

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD TO: STORYLINE STUDIO

BOTHELL, WA

AMOUNT: $304,000.00 (NOT TO EXCEED)

DEPARTMENT: EL PASO MUSEUM OF HISTORY

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 31250204-508016-60502-PHI05001

FUNDING SOURCE: HISTORY MUSEUM EXHIBIT AREA

TOTAL AWARD: $304,000.00 (NOT TO EXCEED)

DISTRICT (S): 8

THE EVALUATION COMMITTEE MET AND REVIEWED THE PROPOSALS THAT WERE RECEIVED. IT IS THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE COMMITTEE TO AWARD THE RFP TO STORYLINE STUDIO. THEIR PROPOSAL ADDRESSED THE SCOPE AND INTENT OF THE RFP AND WAS THE HIGHEST RANKED.

REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR STAFF TO NEGOTIATE, CITY ATTORNEY TO REVIEW, AND THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE ANY RELATED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS AS NECESSARY DURING THE CONTRACT.

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

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

16A. BID: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-118 PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICE, TENNANT

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

IF APPARENT LOW BIDDER IS DISQUALIFIED FOR ANY REASON, CITY COUNCIL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO EXERCISE ANY OPTION LEGALLY AVAILABLE UNDER THE LAW BY AWARDING BID TO NEXT LOWEST RESPONSIVE AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER EVEN THOUGH THE BIDDER IS NOT NAMED ON THIS AGENDA.

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: FMH MATERIAL HANDLING

EL PASO, TX

ITEM (S): 1A & 2B

AMOUNT: $120,000.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: ODB

RICHMOND, VA

ITEM (S): 1B

AMOUNT: $10,000.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 62620003-503121

FUNDING SOURCE: AIRPORT OPERATING FUNDS

TOTAL AWARD: $260,000.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): 3

THE DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION AND THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED. THEY ARE THE LOW, RESPONSIVE, AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER MEETING SPECIFICATIONS.

THIS IS A TWENTY-FOUR (24) MONTH REQUIREMENTS-TYPE CONTRACT FOR PROPRIETARY PARTS & SERVICE, TENNANT FOR THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THE CONTRACT WILL OFFICIALLY BEGIN AT 12:01 A.M., MAY 4, 2005.

VENDOR-1 DOES NOT OFFER THE OPTION OF EXTENDING THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT. VENDOR-1 OFFERS THE CITY THE OPTION OF EXTENDING THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT FOR TWELVE (12) ADDITIONAL MONTHS AT THE SAME UNIT PRICES, IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT. VENDOR-1 AND VENDOR-2 DO NOT OFFER A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT.

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, ENRIQUE ACOSTA, JR., (915) 541-4267]

16B. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-136 WOOD CHIPPER

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

IF APPARENT LOW BIDDER IS DISQUALIFIED FOR ANY REASON, CITY COUNCIL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO EXERCISE ANY OPTION LEGALLY AVAILABLE UNDER THE LAW BY AWARDING BID TO NEXT LOWEST RESPONSIVE AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER EVEN THOUGH THE BIDDER IS NOT NAMED ON THIS AGENDA.

AWARD TO: POSTON EQUIPMENT SALES, INC.

PEARLAND, TEXAS

ITEM (S): 1 - (ALTERNATE BID #2)

(18” WOOD CHIPPER @ $37,966.00)

OPTIONS: O2, O3, O4A, AND O6 @ $2,911.00

AMOUNT: $40,877.00

DEPARTMENT: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 34150062-508056-07122-G340501

FUNDING SOURCE: GRANT FUNDING (TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY)

TOTAL AWARD: $40,877.00

DISTRICT (S): ALL

THE SOLID WASTE AND PURCHASING DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD TO POSTON EQUIPMENT SALES, INC. AS INDICATED, TO BE THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE OFFER, BY DEFINITION MEETING SPECIFICATIONS. ONE LOWER BID WAS RECEIVED BUT DID NOT MEET SPECIFICATIONS AS NOTED IN THE DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION MEMO.

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PROCUREMENT, TO PURCHASE A WOOD CHIPPER REQUIRED BY THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT. AN OPTION IS OFFERED TO PURCHASE UP TO ONE-HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT QUANTITIES, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN NINETY (90) DAYS FROM THE CONTRACT AWARD DATE. PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNTS OFFERED ARE 1% IF PAID WITHIN 10 DAYS AND .05% IF PAID WITHIN 20 DAYS OF ACCEPTANCE.

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

16C. BID: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-143 GAS MONITORS

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

IF APPARENT LOW BIDDER IS DISQUALIFIED FOR ANY REASON, CITY COUNCIL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO EXERCISE ANY OPTION LEGALLY AVAILABLE UNDER THE LAW BY AWARDING BID TO NEXT LOWEST RESPONSIVE AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER EVEN THOUGH THE BIDDER IS NOT NAMED ON THIS AGENDA.

AWARD TO: HAGEMEYER NORTH AMERICA

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM (S): ALL

AMOUNT: $29,987.00

DEPARTMENT: EL PASO FIRE DEPARTMENT

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 22150024-508007-07164-G220405

FUNDING SOURCE: HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT

TOTAL AWARD: $29,987.00

DISTRICT (S): ALL

THE FIRE AND PURCHASING DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED AS THIS VENDOR HAS PROVIDED THE LOW RESPONSIVE BID MEETING SPECIFICATIONS. TWO LOWER BIDS WERE RECEIVED, BUT DEEM NON-RESPONSIVE AS OUTLINED IN THE BACKUP.

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE, TO PURCHASE NINE (9) GAS MONITORS AND RELATED ACCESSORIES. THERE IS ALSO AN OPTION TO PURCHASE UP TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT QUANTITIES, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN NINETY (90) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT. NO PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT IS OFFERED.

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

16D. BID: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-145 TRACKED EXCAVATOR

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD TO: TOM GROWNEY EQUIPMENT, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEM (S): ALTERNATE BID 1A

ITEM 1: TRACKED EXCAVATOR $259,500.00

ITEM 2: 5 YEAR REPAIR EXPENSES + 42,731.00 (NOT TO EXCEED)

AMOUNT: $302,231.00

ITEM 3: GUARANTEED REPURCHASE PRICE -100,000.00

$202,231.00 (TOTAL COST)

DEPARTMENT: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 508006-34340200-40415 ($259,500.00)

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 502300-34010296-40403 ($ 42,731.00)

FUNDING SOURCE: FY2004 SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT EQUIPMENT

FUNDING SOURCE: FY2005-FY2009 SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT OPERATING FUNDS

TOTAL AWARD: $302,231.00

DISTRICT (S): ALL

THE FLEET SERVICES, SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT, AND PURCHASING DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS VENDOR HAS OFFERED THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE TOTAL COST BID.

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE, TO PURCHASE A TRACKED EXCAVATOR. THERE IS AN OPTION TO PURCHASE UP TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT QUANTITIES, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN NINETY (90) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT. NO PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT IS OFFERED.

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

16E. BID: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-156 HERBICIDES AND OTHER AGENTS

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: HELENA CHEMICAL CO.

COLLEGE STATION, TX

ITEM (S): 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 AND 8

AMOUNT: $122,889.60

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: HELENA CHEMICAL CO.

MESQUITE, NM

ITEM (S): 1 AND 9

AMOUNT: $5,800.00

DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 62620003-503121-40101

FUNDING SOURCE: AIRPORT OPERATING FUNDS

TOTAL AWARD: $128,689.60

DISTRICT (S): 3

THE DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION AND THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED. THEY ARE THE LOW, RESPONSIVE, AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDERS MEETING SPECIFICATIONS.

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE FOR HERBICIDES AND OTHER AGENTS, FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION. FURTHERMORE, IT IS REQUESTED TO REJECT ALL BIDS SUBMITTED FOR ITEM 4 AND TO RE-BID WITH REVISED SPECIFICATIONS AS REQUESTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION.

VENDOR-1 AND VENDOR-2 OFFERED THE OPTION OF PURCHASING UP TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT [100%] OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT QUANTITIES, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN TEN (10) MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT. VENDOR-1 AND VENDOR-2 DO NOT OFFER A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT.

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, ENRIQUE ACOSTA, JR., (915) 541-4267]

16F. BID: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-171 FIREFIGHTING CHEMICALS

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: CHEMGUARD

MANSFIELD, TX

ITEM (S): 1-4 & 6-9 OPTION 1A & 2A

AMOUNT: $31,762.40 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: VERDE ENVIRONMENTAL, INC.

HOUSTON, TX

ITEM (S): 5

AMOUNT: $7,155.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

TOTAL AMOUNT: $38,917.40 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

DEPARTMENT: EL PASO FIRE DEPARTMENT

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 22010100-01101-503112

FUNDING SOURCE: OPERATING ACCOUNT, EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CLINICAL/MEDICAL SUPPLIES

TOTAL AWARD: $77,834.80

DISTRICT (S): ALL

FIRE DEPARTMENT AND PURCHASING RECOMMEND AWARDS AS INDICATED AS THESE VENDOR'S ARE THE RESPONSIBLE AND RESPONSIVE BIDDERS MEETING SPECIFICATIONS.

THIS IS A TWENTY-FOUR (24) MONTH CONTRACT WITH THE OPTION OFFERED TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT FOR A ONE (1) ADDITIONAL YEAR. ADDITIONALLY, CHEMGUARD AND VERDE ENVIRONMENTAL, INC. OFFER A 2%-10 DAY PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT.

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

16G. BID: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-178 TRAILER, BELLY DUMP, TRI-AXLE

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD TO: TRUCK ENTERPRISES, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEM (S): 1

AMOUNT: $29,950.00

DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 62620020-508029-41022-P500004

FUNDING SOURCE: AIRPORT CAPITAL FUNDS

TOTAL AWARD: $29,950.00

DISTRICT (S): 3

THE DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION AND THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED. THEY ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIVE OFFER THAT WAS RECEIVED.

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE FOR ''TRAILER, BELLY DUMP, TRI-AXLE'', FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION.

VENDOR DID NOT OFFER THE OPTION OF PURCHASING ADDITIONAL QUANTITIES. VENDOR DID NOT OFFER A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT.

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, ENRIQUE ACOSTA, JR., (915) 541-4267]

16H. BID: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-182 PLUMBING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD TO: PERFECT PLUMBING

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM (S): #1, #2, & #3

AMOUNT: $100,000.00 (ESTIMATED ANNUALLY)

DEPARTMENT: BUILDING MAINTENANCE

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 31010326-502226-01101

FUNDING SOURCE: BUILDING MAINTENANCE GENERAL OPERATING FUNDS

TOTAL AWARD: $300,000.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

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

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

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT WITH AN INITIAL TERM OF THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTHS. [PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, JESUS M. JUAREZ, (915) 541-4317]

16I. BID: SOLICITATION NO.: 2005-168 IRWIN LAMBKA PARK IMPROVEMENTS

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

CONTRACTOR: ACCENT LANDSCAPING & SPRINKLERS, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 14101001-PQLPA122-60122-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: 2000 QUALITY OF LIFE BONDS

ITEMS: BASE BID I $163,975.00

ALTERNATE #1 $ 3,975.00

ALTERNATE #2 $ 11,793.00

TOTAL AWARD: $179,743.00

DISTRICT (S): 1

RECOMMENDATION:

THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION, AND PROJECT MANAGER, PERSPECTIVA3/DI, RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO ACCENT LANDSCAPING & SPRINKLERS, INC., THE LOW RESPONSIBLE, RESPONSIVE BIDDER. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REFERENCED CONTRACT. ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER AND STAFF BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE BUDGET TRANSFERS FOR THIS AWARD AND PROJECT, AS NECESSARY.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, BUT WHICH DO NOT INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT AS AWARDED, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,000 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER, AND NOT TO EXCEED THE TOTAL OF 25% OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT PRICE AS AWARDED, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL.

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

17A - 17F. BUDGET TRANSFERS: [OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4011]

17A. BT2005-951 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO APPROPRIATE $24,132.50 TO THE WENDA WAY STREET AND DRAINAGE PROJECT. FUNDING SOURCE IS REIMBURSED EXPENDITURES FROM EPWU. (DISTRICT 7)

INCREASE $24,132.50 TO 31255008/PBE04ST14127695/405067 REIMBEXPEND

INCREASE $24,132.50 TO 31255008/PBE04ST14127695/508027 CONSTRUCTION

17B. BT2005-955 PARKS AND RECREATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THIS BUDGET TRANSFER ESTABLISHES THE APPROPRIATION FOR ACOSTA SPORTS TO HOST THE 2005 HISPANIC WORLD SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT. THIS EVENT WILL BE FUNDED WITH TEAM REGISTRATIONS AND OTHER INCOME, AND WILL BE HELD SEPTEMBER 16-19, 2005. (ALL DISTRICTS)

INCREASE $20,000 TO 51510099/P50024916337/404301 EVENT FEES

INCREASE $ 3,000 TO 51510099/P50024916337/404306 SALES TO PUB

INCREASE $32,000 TO 51510099/P50024916337/404307 SPORTLEAGFEE

INCREASE $ 2,200 TO 51510099/P50024916337/405060 DONATIONS

INCREASE $11,000 TO 51510099/P50024916337/405069 VEND/CONCES

INCREASE $ 6,000 TO 51510099/P50024916337/501002 OVERTIME

INCREASE $ 4,000 TO 51510099/P50024916337/502116 PROMOSUP

INCREASE $12,000 TO 51510099/P50024916337/522211 RECCNTS

INCREASE $ 4,000 TO 51510099/P50024916337/502212 SECURITY

INCREASE $22,000 TO 51510099/P50024916337/503113 LANDMNTSUP

INCREASE $ 1,500 TO 51510099/P50024916337/502411 LEASESNOC

INCREASE $ 1,000 TO 51510099/P50024916337/503100 OFFICESUP

INCREASE $ 4,100 TO 51510099/P50024916337/503115 FOOD&BEV

INCREASE $ 5,000 TO 51510099/P50024916337/503116 RECSUP

INCREASE $ 600 TO 51510099/P50024916337/503120 UNIFORMS

INCREASE $ 1,000 TO 51510099/P50024916337/504201 EMPLYEETRVL

INCREASE $ 2,000 TO 51510099/P50024916337/504414 PROFLICENSES

INCREASE $ 5,000 TO 51510099/P50024916337/502209 PRTGSRVCNTS

17C. BT2005-960 PARKS AND RECREATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THIS BUDGET TRANSFER REQUESTS A NEW APPROPRIATION TO REPLACE THE SCOREBOARDS IN THE ARMIJO RECREATION CENTER GYM. THE EXISTING SCOREBOARDS ARE BEYOND REPAIR. MONEY IS AVAILABLE IN ARMIJO'S FUND BALANCE. (DISTRICT 8)

INCREASE $9,000 TO 51510065/P50020716307/407002 EST REV

INCREASE $9,000 TO 51510065/P50020716307/508009 FURN & FIXT

17D. BT2005-964 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $45,000 FROM AN UNALLOCATED CAPITAL PROJECT TO THE 2004 BOND ELECTION PROJECT CALLED AIRWAY PUMP STATION TO FUND CONSTRUCTION. FUNDING SOURCE IS 1987A GOS. (DISTRICT 3)

DECREASE $45,000 FROM 31115108/P59999926061/504405 CONTINGENCY

INCREASE $45,000 TO 31115108/PBE04FC10126061/508027 CONSTRUCTION

17E. BT2005-967 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $81,000 FROM AN UNALLOCATED CAPITAL PROJECT TO THE 2004 BOND ELECTION PROJECT CALLED CEDAR GROVE PHASE 11-12. FUNDING SOURCE IS 1987A GOS. (DISTRICT 3)

DECREASE $81,000 FROM 31115108/P59999926061/504405 CONTINGENCY

INCREASE $81,000 TO 31115108/PBE04ST10626061/508027 CONSTRUCTION

17F. BT2005-969 COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

TO TRANSFER FUNDS FROM THE CD 30TH YEAR CONTINGENCY ACCOUNT TO THE COALITION CAPACITY BUILDING PROJECT II, A 28TH YR (2002-2003) CDBG PROJECT TO FACILITATE A 3-MONTH CONTRACT EXTENSION (3RD AMENDMENT) TO ACCESS FEDERAL FUNDS FOR HOMELESS PROGRAMS.

DECREASE $17,493 FROM 71150069/G7129CD000107747/508027 CONSTRUCTION

INCREASE $17,493 TO 71150069/G7128CD000607665/505209 SNGL LNITMPRJ

DECREASE $17,493 FROM 71150069/G7129CD000107747/406000 FEDGRTPROC

INCREASE $17,493 TO 71150069/G7128CD000607665/406000 FEDGRTPROC

18A. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: AIDS PROJECT EL PASO

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PERMISSION TO USE PUBLIC STREETS, SIDEWALKS OR PARKS FOR SPECIAL EVENTS DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ENDORSEMENT BY THE CITY OF EL PASO OF THE CONTENTS OF ANY EXPRESSION THAT TAKES PLACE DURING THESE EVENTS.

AIDS PROJECT EL PASO TO HOLD A RUN / WALK ON MAY 7, 2005 FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 9:00 A.M. ROUTE: START AT THE CORNER OF CINCINNATI AND STANTON TO KANSAS, TURN RIGHT ON KANSAS TO RIM, TURN LEFT ON RIM TO ROBINSON, TURN LEFT ON ROBINSON TO PIEDMONT, TURN RIGHT ON PIEDMONT TO LA CRUZ, TURN LEFT ON LA CRUZ AND PROCEED TO O'KEEFE, TURN LEFT ON O'KEEFE TO MCKELLIGON, TURN LEFT ON MCKELLIGON TO STANTON, TURN RIGHT ON STANTON AND FINISH AT CINCINNATI. APPROXIMATELY 300 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 100 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (1 MICROPHONE AND 2 SPEAKERS). PERMIT # 05-033

[TONY MUNOZ] (DISTRICT 1)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTIONS WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL POLICE THE EVENT WITH 16 OFFICERS AND 16 VEHICLES. ESTIMATED COST TO CITY: $319.50; ESTIMATED COST TO APPLICANT: $880.50. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

18B. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE CHURCH

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE CHURCH TO HOLD A PILGRIMAGE ON MAY 29, 2005 FROM 9:00 A.M. TO 10:00 A.M. ROUTE: START AT THE CORNER OF ALABAMA AND NASHVILLE, PROCEED ON NASHVILLE TO ELM, TURN LEFT ON ELM TO MOBILE, TURN LEFT ON MOBILE AND FINISH AT OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE CHURCH. APPROXIMATELY 300 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART. PERMIT # 05-034

[EVA AGUILAR] (DISTRICT 2)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTIONS WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL POLICE THE EVENT WITH 6 OFFICERS AND 6 VEHICLES. ESTIMATED COST TO CITY: $194.00; ESTIMATED COST TO APPLICANT: $106.00. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

18C. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: SAGELAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

SAGELAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TO BLOCK OFF SANTA MONICA BETWEEN VENADO AND LA PAZ ON APRIL 29, 2005 FROM 10:30 A.M. TO 1:00 P.M. FOR A BLOCK PARTY. APPROXIMATELY 500 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART. BARRICADES MUST BE MANNED ACCORDING TO THE STATE'S ''MANUAL OF UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES.'' THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (1 MICROPHONE AND 2 SPEAKERS).

PERMIT # 05-036 [SYLVIA I BERRY] (DISTRICT 3)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTION WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL MONITOR THE EVENT AS NECESSARY WITH THE DISTRICT CAR. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO CITY OR APPLICANT. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

18D. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: SAN IGNACIO DE LOYOLA CHURCH

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

SAN IGNACIO DE LOYOLA CHURCH TO HOLD A WALK ON MAY 21, 2005 FROM 10:30 A.M. TO 12:30 P.M. ROUTE: START AT SAN IGNACIO CHURCH TO PARK ST, TURN LEFT ON PARK ST TO SEVENTH ST, TURN RIGHT ON SEVENTH ST TO MESA ST, TURN RIGHT ON MESA ST TO OVERLAND ST, TURN RIGHT ON OVERLAND ST TO KANSAS ST, TURN RIGHT ON KANSAS ST TO FR RAHM, TURN LEFT ON FR RAHM TO ST VRAIN, TURN LEFT ON ST VRAIN TO DELTA ST AND FINISH AT SAN IGNACIO CHURCH. APPROXIMATELY 1,000 PERSONS, 60 VEHICLES, 30 ANIMALS, 3 FLOATS WILL TAKE PART AND 5,000 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (8 BOOM BOXES, 2 SPEAKERS AND 2 MICROPHONES).

PERMIT # 05-037 [EFREN PABLO FERNANDEZ] (DISTRICT 8)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTIONS WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL POLICE THE EVENT WITH 20 OFFICERS AND 20 VEHICLES. ESTIMATED COST TO CITY: $426.00; ESTIMATED COST TO APPLICANT: $1,574.00. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

18E. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: LINDA RANGEL

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

LINDA RANGEL TO BLOCK OFF LAKE NEMI BETWEEN TRAWOOD AND BEACH FRONT ON MAY 7, 2005 FROM 7:00 P.M. TO 1:00 A.M. FOR A BLOCK PARTY. APPROXIMATELY 120 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 200 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. BARRICADES MUST BE MANNED ACCORDING TO THE STATE'S ''MANUAL OF UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES'' THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (1 MICROPHONE, 2 SPEAKERS AND 1 AMP). PERMIT # 05-038 [LINDA RANGEL] (DISTRICT 5)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTION WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL MONITOR THE EVENT AS NECESSARY WITH THE DISTRICT CAR. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO CITY OR APPLICANT. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

18F. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: VIRGINIA MARQUEZ

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

VIRGINIA MARQUEZ TO BLOCK OFF ROXBURY BETWEEN RIVER BEND AND FRONTERA ON APRIL 30, 2005 FROM 3:00 P.M. TO 7:00 P.M. FOR A BLOCK PARTY. APPROXIMATELY 30 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART. BARRICADES MUST BE MANNED ACCORDING TO THE STATE'S ''MANUAL OF UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES''. PERMIT # 05-042 [VIRGINIA MARQUEZ] (DISTRICT 8)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTION WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL MONITOR THE EVENT AS NECESSARY WITH THE DISTRICT CAR. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO CITY OR APPLICANT. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

18G. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: PARKS & RECREATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PARKS & RECREATION TO HOLD A WALK ON APRIL 30, 2005 FROM 9:30 A.M. TO 11:30 A.M. ROUTE: START AT FOX PLAZA PARKING LOT ON PAISANO, PROCEED ON PAISANO TO WASHINGTON ST, TURN RIGHT ON WASHINGTON ST AND FINISH AT WASHINGTON PARK. APPROXIMATELY 500 PERSONS AND 15 VEHICLES WILL TAKE PART. THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (1 P.A. SYSTEM, 4 SPEAKERS, 30 AMPS AND 4 MICROPHONES). PERMIT # 05-039 [JOE CASTRO] (DISTRICT 3)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND PARKS. TRAFFIC HAS NO OBJECTIONS TO PROPOSED EVENT, PROVIDED HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT IS ALSO NOTIFIED OF PROPOSED EVENT. TRAFFIC CONTROL BY POLICE OFFICERS. NO RESPONSE FROM TXDOT AS OF 4/18/05. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTIONS WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL POLICE THE EVENT WITH 16 OFFICERS AND 16 VEHICLES. ESTIMATED COST TO CITY: $426.00; ESTIMATED COST TO APPLICANT: $1,174.00. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.



18H. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: DOWNTOWN SPORTS BAR & GRILL

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DOWNTOWN SPORTS BAR & GRILL TO USE AMPLIFICATION (4 SPEAKERS AND 2 AMPS) ON APRIL 30, 2005 FROM 3:00 P.M. TO 2:00 A.M. APPROXIMATELY 25 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 2500 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. PERMIT # 05-046 [RICO VELAZQUEZ] (DISTRICT 8)

THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTION WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL MONITOR THE EVENT AS NECESSARY WITH THE DISTRICT CAR. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO CITY OR APPLICANT. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

22B. BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS: AGREEMENT: CITY OF EL PASO AND RIO BRAVO HEALTHY COMMUNITIES COUNCIL

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION: THIS AGREEMENT IS ENTERED INTO BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION ORGANIZED AND EXISTING UNDER THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS THE ''CITY'', AND RIO BRAVO HEALTHY COMMUNITIES COUNCIL, A COALITION OF SEVEN MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS FROM EL PASO, TEXAS; SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO, AND CD. JUAREZ, CHIHUAHUA, HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS ''CONTRACTOR''. [BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4557]

28A. PUBLIC HEARING - EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD: SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED, TROPICANA DEVELOPMENT, INC., APPROX. 117.5 ACRES

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED CONVEYING TO TROPICANA DEVELOPMENT INC., LAND TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 117.5 ACRES OF LAND OUT OF SECTIONS 21 & 22, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, LOCATED IN NORTHEAST EL PASO. (DISTRICT 4) [EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, ROBERT D. ANDRON, (915) 594-5506]

28B. PUBLIC HEARING - EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD: SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED, TROPICANA DEVELOPMENT, INC., APPROX. 120.7 ACRES

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

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

[EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, ROBERT D. ANDRON, (915) 594-5506]

28C. PUBLIC HEARING - EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD: SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED, EPT LAND ASSETS, LP, APPROX. 122.2 ACRES

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

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

[EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, ROBERT D. ANDRON, (915) 594-5506]

28D. PUBLIC HEARING: EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD: SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED, EPT LAND ASSETS, LP, APPROX. 100.5 ACRES

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

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

[EL PASO WATER UTILITIES, ROBERT D. ANDRON, (915) 594-5506]

29. PUBLIC HEARING - FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES:

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED FOUR (4) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE AND ANY OTHER NECESSARY DOCUMENTS BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF EL PASO, INC. WHICH WILL ALLOW FOR THE CITY TO CONVEY PROPERTY COMMONLY KNOWN AS 211 AND 325 SHELTER PLACE, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, INCLUDING THE IMPROVEMENTS THEREON.

(DISTRICT 3) [FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, GONZALO CEDILLOS, (915) 541-4074]

ADDN 1. BOARD APPOINTMENT: FREDERIC DALBIN TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

FREDERIC DALBIN TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS, AS AN ALTERNATE APPOINTEE, BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4996]

ADDN 2A. MAYOR AND COUNCIL: CONFLICT OF INTEREST - BETWEEN CITY AND EXISTING BARON AND BUDD CLIENTS AND ASARCO TRUST FUND [REPRESENTATIVE SUSAN AUSTIN, (915) 541-4886]

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY INCLUDE IN NEGOTIATIONS FOR ENGAGEMENT OF BARON AND BUDD THAT BARON AND BUDD PROVIDE SUCH WRITTEN ASSURANCES AS THE CITY ATTORNEY DEEMS APPROPRIATE REGARDING ANY POSSIBLE CONFLICT OF INTEREST BETWEEN THE CITY AND EXISTING CLIENTS OF BARON AND BUDD, OR BETWEEN SUCH EXISTING CLIENTS AND THE ASARCO TRUST FUND CURRENTLY BEING ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, AND A TRUSTEE FOR SUCH FUND.

ADDN 2B. MAYOR AND COUNCIL: REVIEW PETITION COMMENCING EL PASO METALS SITE LEGAL ACTION [REPRESENTATIVE SUSAN AUSTIN, (915) 541-4886]

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY REVIEW WITH CITY COUNCIL ANY PETITION COMMENCING LEGAL ACTION REGARDING THE EL PASO METALS SITE PRIOR TO AUTHORIZING BARRON AND BUDD TO FILE SUCH PETITION.

ADDN 2C. MAYOR AND COUNCIL: QUALIFICATIONS OF ANY LOCAL COUNSEL TO REPRESENT THE CITY [REPRESENTATIVE SUSAN AUSTIN, (915) 541-4886]

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY REVIEW WITH CITY COUNCIL THE QUALIFICATIONS OF ANY LOCAL COUNSEL TO REPRESENT THE CITY ALONG WITH BARON AND BUDD PRIOR TO AUTHORIZING ENGAGEMENT OF SUCH LOCAL COUNSEL.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 19.  INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

19A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS), OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE, TO ADD A SUBSECTION IDENTIFYING THE SPEED LIMIT AS THIRTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR ON LOMA VERDE DRIVE BETWEEN PINE SPRINGS DRIVE AND ROJAS DRIVE. THE PENALTY AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. (DISTRICT 6) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

19B. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO THE CENTRAL BUSINESS ASSOCIATION OF EL PASO, INC., TO PERMIT TEMPORARY SIDEWALK VENDING FOR PARTICIPATING MERCHANTS WITHIN CERTAIN PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY IN DOWNTOWN EL PASO FROM MAY 11, 2005 THROUGH JULY 3, 2005. (SP-05007) (DISTRICT 8)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MAY 10, 2005 FOR ITEMS 19A - 19B

19C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE, BY AMENDING SECTION 20.04.270 (SPECIAL PERMITS FOR PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS-MINIMUM SITE AREA). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE CITY OF EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. (DISTRICTS 1 - 8)

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

19D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PARCEL 1: ALL OF TRACT 9B AND A PORTION OF TRACTS 6 AND 10A, BLOCK 11, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) AND IMPOSING CERTAIN CONDITIONS; AND PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF TRACTS 9F AND 10A, BLOCK 11, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-2 (RESIDENTIAL) AND IMPOSING CERTAIN CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: MOUNTAIN VISTA REALTY, INC. ZON05-00006 (DISTRICT 1)

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

19E. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACTS 1D, 2D, 3D, AND 4D, FIRST SUPPLEMENTAL MAP OF PARKLAND ADDITION AND A PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 1, GOLBERG AND LEHMAN, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM A-O/SC (APARTMENT/OFFICE/SPECIAL CONTRACT), C-1/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT), AND C-4/SC (COMMERCIAL /SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO R-5/SC (RESIDENTIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT). THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: G & L JOINT VENTURE. ZON05-00014 (DISTRICT 4)

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

19F. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 1A, BLOCK 4, FALCON HILLS UNIT ONE REPLAT B, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM A-2/SC (APARTMENT/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO A-O/SC (APARTMENT/OFFICE/SPECIAL CONTRACT) AND IMPOSING CERTAIN CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: DAVIS STREET CORPORATION. ZON05-00017 (DISTRICT 1)

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

19G. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON05-00021, TO ALLOW FOR A PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT ON TRACT 1C1 AND A PORTION OF TRACT 1D1, BLOCK 10, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.12.040 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: VIEW POINT ACREAGE, LLC. (DISTRICT 1)

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

PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD ON MAY 17, 2005 FOR ITEMS 19C - 19G

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 21B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Cedar Oak Townhomes Development  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CARRIED TO DIRECT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE TO LOOK AT ALL LEGAL OPTIONS TO STOP THIS PROJECT AND REPORT BACK TO COUNCIL IN ONE (1) WEEK.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS COMPLIANCE WITH STATE REGULATIONS TO GRANT FUNDING TO THE CEDAR OAK TOWNHOMES DEVELOPMENT LOCATED AT 1480 CEDAR OAK DR. [REPRESENTATIVE VIVIAN ROJAS, (915) 541-4108]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 22A.  BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS: RESOLUTION: Agreement Constitutes Important Public Purpose, Rio Bravo Healthy Communities Council  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RIO BRAVO HEALTHY COMMUNITIES COUNCIL FOR A MARCH ON APRIL 27, 2005, WHICH CONSTITUTES AN IMPORTANT PUBLIC PURPOSE OF BENEFIT TO THE CITY AND CITIZENS OF EL PASO. THE AGREEMENT PROVIDES THAT THE CITY WILL MAKE AVAILABLE THE NECESSARY FUNDS TO COVER THE COSTS OF THE ON-DUTY POLICE TRAFFIC CONTROL ASSISTANCE, NOT TO EXCEED $1,111.00, FOR THE EVENT.

[BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4557]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 27B.  RESOLUTION: COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: [Community and Human Development, Robert Salinas, (915) 541-4643]  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS AMENDED - RESOLUTION THAT, HAVING CONDUCTED A PUBLIC HEARING, THE CITY COUNCIL HEREBY ADOPTS THAT A PORTION OF A PROPOSED 2005-2006 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN, WHICH INCLUDES ITEMS ITEMS 1 THROUGH 55 OF THE PROPOSED BUDGET FOR THE 31ST YEAR (2005-2006) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM, TOGETHER WITH THE PROPOSED BUDGETS FOR THE FY 2005 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM, AND THE FY 2005 HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT, HAVING CONDUCTED A PUBLIC HEARING, THE CITY COUNCIL HEREBY ADOPTS A PROPOSED 2005-2010 CONSOLIDATED PLAN FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO AND A PROPOSED 2005-2006 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN, INCLUDING THE PROPOSED BUDGETS FOR THE 31ST YEAR (2005-2006) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM, THE FY 2005 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM, AND THE FY 2005 HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM; AND

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL DIRECTS THAT THE NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF THE PROPOSED 2005-2010 CONSOLIDATED PLAN FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE PROPOSED BUDGETS FOR THE 31ST YEAR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM, THE FY 2005 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM, AND THE FY 2005 HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM BE PUBLISHED IN THE EL PASO TIMES ON SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2005, TO PROVIDE THE PUBLIC WITH AN OPPORTUNITY TO REVIEW THE PROPOSED 2005-2010 CONSOLIDATED PLAN AND THE PROPOSED BUDGETS, AS PART OF THE SUMMARY OF THE PROPOSED ANNUAL ACTION PLAN FOR 2005-2006, AND SUBMIT COMMENTS TO THE CITY COUNCIL OR THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT. THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF WRITTEN COMMENTS WILL BE 5:00 P.M., ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 2005. THE CITY COUNCIL WILL CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING IN CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS DURING THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING ON TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2005, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC AND ADOPTING THE 2005-2010 CONSOLIDATED PLAN AND THE ANNUAL ACTION PLAN, INCLUDING THE 31ST YEAR (2005-2006) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM BUDGET, THE FY 2005 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM BUDGET AND THE FY 2005 HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM BUDGET, FOR SUBMISSION TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 24A.  PURCHASING: BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: Solicitation No.: 2005-106 - 6 Person Tilt Cab Aerial Apparatus  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

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

AWARD TO: FIRST IN, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM (S): #1B

DELETE OPTIONS: ALL EXCEPT 1-16, 105, 107, 129, 139, AND 140

AMOUNT: $699,688.00

DEPARTMENT: EL PASO FIRE DEPARTMENT

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 04252003-508029-508007-27260-PMB0004130

FUNDING SOURCE: FY2003 CAPITAL EQUIPMENT

TOTAL AWARD: $699,688.00

DISTRICT (S): 8

THE FIRE, FLEET SERVICES AND PURCHASING DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED AS THIS VENDOR HAS PROVIDED THE BEST VALUE BID. THIS VENDOR IS ALSO THE LOW RESPONSIBLE AND RESPONSIVE BIDDER.

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE, TO PURCHASE ONE (1) 6 PERSON TILT CAB AERIAL APPARATUS. THERE IS AN OPTION FROM THE VENDOR TO PURCHASE UP TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT QUANTITIES, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN THREE HUNDRED AND SIXTY-FIVE (365) DAYS, FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT. NO PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT IS OFFERED.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 24B.  PURCHASING: BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: Solicitation No.: 2005-117 Janitorial Services for City Municipal Building  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD TO: MAHEIR JANITORIAL SERVICES

EL PASO, TX

ITEM (S): ALL

AMOUNT: $177,972.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

DEPARTMENT: FLEET SERVICE, FACILITIES SERVICES

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 31010326-01101-502206

FUNDING SOURCE: OPERATING ACCOUNT, CITY WIDE MAINTENANCE JANITORIAL CONTRACTS

TOTAL AWARD: $533,916.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): 7

FLEET SERVICES DEPARTMENT AND PURCHASING RECOMMEND AWARD AS MAHEIR JANITORIAL SERVICES HAS PROVIDED THE BEST VALUE BID.

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTH CONTRACT WITH NO OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THIS CONTRACT.

ADDITIONALLY, MAHEIR JANITORIAL SERVICES OFFERS A PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT OF 1%10 DAYS. [PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, RAY HEREDIA, (915) 541-4316]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 24C.  PURCHASING: BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: Solicitation No.: 2005-181- 4 Person Tilt Cab Pumpers  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD TO: FIRST IN, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM (S): #1A-1

AMOUNT: $793,398.00

DEPARTMENT: EL PASO FIRE DEPARTMENT

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 71150069-508029-07818-G7130CD0038

($396,699.00)

71150069-508029-07817-G7130CD0037

($396,699.00)

FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GRANT

TOTAL AWARD: $793,398.00

DISTRICT (S): 6 AND 8

THE FIRE, FLEET SERVICES AND PURCHASING DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED AS THIS VENDOR HAS PROVIDED THE BEST VALUE BID. THIS VENDOR IS ALSO THE LOW RESPONSIBLE AND RESPONSIVE BIDDER.

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE, TO PURCHASE TWO (2) 4 PERSON TILT CAB PUMPERS. THERE IS AN OPTION FROM THE VENDOR TO PURCHASE UP TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT QUANTITIES, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN THREE HUNDRED AND SIXTY-FIVE (365) DAYS, FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT. NO PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT IS OFFERED.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 24D.  PURCHASING: BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: Solicitation No.: 2005-158 Improvements to Veterans Park and Recreation Center  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

CONTRACTOR: JAN CAR, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 14101001-PQLPA167-60167-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: YEAR 2000 QUALITY OF LIFE BOND ISSUE

ITEMS: BASE BID $1,459,300.00

ALTERNATE NO. 1 $ 12,000.00

ALTERNATE NO. 2 $ 14,000.00

ALTERNATE NO. 3 $ 12,000.00

ALTERNATE NO. 4 $ 28,500.00

ALTERNATE NO. 5 $ 65,700.00

ALTERNATE NO. 6 $ 45,600.00

ALTERNATE NO. 7 $ 21,800.00

ALTERNATE NO. 8 $ 10,500.00

TOTAL AWARD: $1,669,400.00

DISTRICT (S): 4

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND PARKS AND RECREATION AND THE PROJECT MANAGER, PERSPECTIVA 3DI RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO JAN CAR, INC., AS THIS OFFEROR HAS PROVIDED THE BEST VALUE PROPOSAL. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REFERENCED CONTRACT. ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE BUDGET TRANSFERS FOR THIS AWARD AND PROJECT, AS NECESSARY.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, BUT WHICH DO NOT INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT AS AWARDED, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,000 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER, AND NOT TO EXCEED THE TOTAL OF 25% OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT PRICE AS AWARDED, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 25A.  PURCHASING: BID: Solicitation No.: 2005-126 Median Landscaping, George Dieter Dr., Montwood Dr., and Pebble Hills Blvd.  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

IF APPARENT LOW BIDDER IS DISQUALIFIED FOR ANY REASON, CITY COUNCIL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO EXERCISE ANY OPTION LEGALLY AVAILABLE UNDER THE LAW BY AWARDING BID TO NEXT LOWEST RESPONSIVE AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER EVEN THOUGH THE BIDDER IS NOT NAMED ON THIS AGENDA.

CONTRACTOR: ACCENT LANDSCAPING & SPRINKLERS, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: STREETS

FUNDS AVAILABLE:

14200403-PBE04ST110-29125-508027 $ 797,952.60

14200403-PBE04ST110-29125-508027 $ 20,000.00

14200403-PBE04ST121-29136-508027 $1,356,043.32

14200403-PBE04ST109-29124-508027 $ 87,651.57

14200403-PBE04ST126-29141-508027 $1,143,872.52

FUNDING SOURCE: 2004 BOND ISSUE

ITEMS: BASE BID I $ 787,452.60

BASE BID II $ 846,573.32

BASE BID III $ 87,651.57

BASE BID IV $ 750,872.52

ALTERNATE NO.1 $ 469,735.00

ALTERNATE NO.3 $ 393,000.00

ALTERNATE NO.4 $ 39,735.00

ALTERNATE NO.5 $ 10,500.00

CONSTRUCTION ALLOWANCE AS SPECIFIED $ 20,000.00

TOTAL AWARD: $3,405,520.01

DISTRICT(S): 5 AND 6

RECOMMENDATION:

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND STREETS RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO ACCENT LANDSCAPING & SPRINKLERS, INC., THE LOW RESPONSIBLE, RESPONSIVE BIDDER. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REFERENCED CONTRACT. ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER AND STAFF BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE BUDGET TRANSFERS FOR THIS AWARD AND PROJECT, AS NECESSARY.

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

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 25B.  PURCHASING: BID: Solicitation No.: 2005-105 Cedar Grove Street & Drainage Improvements Phases I-IX and XI-XII  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

CONTRACTOR: DANNY SANDER CONSTRUCTION, INC.

DEPARTMENT: STREET DEPARTMENT

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 14200403-PBE04ST106-29120-508027

14200403-PBE04ST107-29121-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS

ITEMS: BASE BID NO. 1 $6,159,579.50

BASE BID NO. 2 $ 780,089.00

BASE BID NO. 3 $ 549,776.00

BASE BID NO. 4 $ 577,285.00

TOTAL AWARD: $8,066,729.50

DISTRICT (S): 3

RECOMMENDATION:

THE DEPARTMENTS OF PURCHASING, ENGINEERING, AND STREETS RECOMMEND THAT C.F. JORDAN, L.P., THE LOW BIDDER, BE ALLOWED TO WITHDRAW THEIR BID WITHOUT PREJUDICE OR FORFEITURE OF THEIR BID SECURITY.

IT IS FURTHER RECOMMENDED THAT THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT BE TO DANNY SANDER CONSTRUCTION, INC., AS THEY WOULD NOW BE THE LOW RESPONSIBLE, RESPONSIVE BIDDER. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REFERENCED CONTRACT. ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE BUDGET TRANSFERS FOR THIS AWARD AND PROJECT, AS NECESSARY.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, BUT WHICH DO NOT INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT AS AWARDED, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,000 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER, AND NOT TO EXCEED THE TOTAL OF 25% OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT PRICE AS AWARDED, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 26.  PUBLIC HEARING - Condemnation Hearing - 770 Hempstead [Building Permits & Inspections, Tom Maguires, (915) 541-4588]  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE IF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 770 HEMPSTEAD DRIVE, IN THE CITY OF EL PASO (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) IS A FIRE AND SAFETY HAZARD, AND A NUISANCE AND WHETHER THE SAME SHOULD BE REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED. FIRST INVESTIGATED OCTOBER 14, 2004. THE OWNERS OF THIS PROPERTY, KAREN PAMELA SMYTHE, MABEL S. HAITH, 770 HEMPSTEAD DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS 79912-7086, HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED OF THE VIOLATIONS AT THIS PROPERTY. (DISTRICT 1) POSTPONED FROM 03/01/05

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 30A.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Special Permit No. ZON05-00001  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON05-00001 TO SATISFY PARKING REQUIREMENTS FOR PARCEL 1, DESCRIBED AS LOTS 23 - 26, BLOCK 9, EAST EL PASO ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BY ALLOWING OFF-STREET PARKING ON PARCEL 2, DESCRIBED AS THE EAST 20 FEET OF LOT 13, ALL OF LOT 14, AND THE SOUTH 88 FEET OF LOTS 15 AND 16, BLOCK 10, EAST EL PASO ADDITION, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.24.040 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: FRANCISCO GONZALES. ZON05-00001 (DISTRICT 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 30B.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Special Privilege, Keith Mahar ''First Annual Downtown Sports Bar & Grill Block Party''  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO KEITH MAHAR TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE A PORTION OF MILLS AVENUE BETWEEN STANTON STREET AND KANSAS STREET ON SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2005 AND SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2005 FOR ''THE FIRST ANNUAL DOWNTOWN SPORTS BAR & GRILL BLOCK PARTY''. (FEE: $50.00, SP-05004) (DISTRICT 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 30C.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Amending Title 19, Subsection 19.16.020.P (Vehicular Access)  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE BY AMENDING CHAPTERS 19.16 (IMPROVEMENT STANDARDS AND DESIGN PRINCIPLES) SECTION 19.16.020 (STREETS) SUBSECTION 19.16.020.P (VEHICULAR ACCESS) TO PROVIDE CERTAIN ASSURANCES TO A SUBDIVIDER WHO HAS OFFERED TO DEDICATE MORE LAND THAN THE CITY IS WILLING TO ACCEPT. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 19.04.190 OF THE CODE.

[PLANNING, RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT, RUDY VALDEZ, (915) 541-4635]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 30D.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Special Privilege, ''Gone To Lunch'' Concert Series and events  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE AUTHORIZING THE TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SAN ANTONIO STREET BETWEEN STANTON STREET AND KANSAS STREET IN FRONT OF CALENDAR PARK FOR A CITY SPONSORED DOWNTOWN ''GONE TO LUNCH'' CONCERT SERIES AND EVENTS ON APRIL 29, 2005, MAY 6, 2005, MAY 13, 2005, MAY 20, 2005, MAY 27, 2005 AND JUNE 3, 2005.

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, GEORGE SARMIENTO, (915) 541-4193]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 32A.  Executive Session: Cause No. EP-05-CA-0009-FM  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY BE AUTHORIZED THE MODIFIED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY AND INSTRUCTED TO PROCEED AS DESCRIBED BY CITY COUNCIL IN EXECUTIVE SESSION IN THE CASE STYLED FRANK LOPEZ, ET AL VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. EP-05-CA-0009-FM IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY ATTORNEY OR HER DESIGNEE TO EXECUTE ALL DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE THAT AUTHORITY.

FRANK LOPEZ, ET. AL. VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. EP-05-CA-0009-FM IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JAMES A. MARTINEZ, (915) 541-4550] POSTPONED FROM 04/19/05

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 3.  Executive Session: Cause No. EP-04-CA-0420-DB  (Addition)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY BE AUTHORIZED THE SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY REQUESTED BY THE OFFICE OF THE CITY ATTORNEY AND TO PROCEED AS RECOMMENDED IN THE CASE STYLED ROLANDO PARRA ET. AL. VS. OFFICER C. JONES, ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. EP-04-CA-0420-DB IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY ATTORNEY OR HER DESIGNEE TO EXECUTE ALL DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE THAT AUTHORITY.

ROLANDO PARRA, ET AL VS. OFFICER C. JONES, ET AL; CAUSE NO. EP-04-CA-0420-DB IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JAMES A. MARTINEZ, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 20.  APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: Rio Bravo Healthy Communities Council  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVE AS AMENDED - THE REQUEST OF RIO BRAVO HEALTHY COMMUNITIES COUNCIL TO HOLD A MARCH ON APRIL 27, 2005 FROM 12:00 P.M. TO 3:30 P.M. ROUTE: START AT THE CORNER OF FLORENCE AND SEVENTH ST, PROCEED ON SEVENTH TO STANTON, TURN LEFT ON STANTON TO THE BRIDGE OF THE AMERICAS, TURN BACK AROUND ON STANTON TO FATHER RAHM, TURN RIGHT ON FATHER RAHM TO FLORENCE AND FINISH AT ARMIJO PARK. APPROXIMATELY 120 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART. THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (1 MICROPHONE, 1 AMPLIFIER - 120 WATTS AND 2 SPEAKERS - 60 WATT), AS AMENDED. PERMIT #05-032 [ISABEL OLAGUE]

PERMISSION TO USE PUBLIC STREETS, SIDEWALKS OR PARKS FOR SPECIAL EVENTS DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ENDORSEMENT BY THE CITY OF EL PASO OF THE CONTENTS OF ANY EXPRESSION THAT TAKES PLACE DURING THESE EVENTS. POSTPONED FROM 04/19/05

RIO BRAVO HEALTHY COMMUNITIES COUNCIL TO HOLD A MARCH ON APRIL 27, 2005 FROM 12:00 P.M. TO 3:30 P.M. ROUTE: START AT THE CORNER OF FLORENCE AND SEVENTH ST, PROCEED ON SEVENTH TO STANTON, TURN LEFT ON STANTON TO THE BRIDGE OF THE AMERICAS, TURN BACK AROUND ON STANTON TO FATHER RAHM, TURN RIGHT ON FATHER RAHM TO FLORENCE AND FINISH AT ARMIJO PARK. APPROXIMATELY 120 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART. THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (1 MICROPHONE, 1 AMPLIFIER - 120 WATTS AND 2 SPEAKERS - 60 WATT). REQUEST WAIVER OF FEES FOR PROCESSING THE APPLICATION ($15.75) AND FOR THE NECESSARY POLICE TRAFFIC ASSISTANCE. SIGNED AFFIDAVIT SUBMITTED. PERMIT #05-032 (DISTRICT 8) [ISABEL OLAGUE]

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO, PARKS AND TRAFFIC / ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTIONS WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL POLICE THE EVENT WITH 10 OFFICERS AND 10 VEHICLES. ESTIMATED COST TO CITY: $639.00; ESTIMATED COST TO APPLICANT: $1,111.00. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 23.  ENGINEERING: RESOLUTION: Consultant Services Agreement - Environmental Engineering Services, AMEC Earth & Environmental, Inc.  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED BASED ON THE RECOMMENDATION OF STAFF, AMENDING THE AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $500,000.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONSULTANT SERVICES AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AMEC EARTH & ENVIRONMENTAL, INC., FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR A PERIOD OF TWO (2) YEARS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($500,000.00). POSTPONED FROM 04/19/05

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 27A.  PUBLIC HEARING: COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: [Community and Human Development, Robert Salinas, (915) 541-4643]  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CARRIED TO POSTPONE FOR TWO (2) WEEKS PUBLIC HEARING AND DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE ADOPTION OF A PROPOSED 2005-2010 CONSOLIDATED PLAN FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THAT PORTION OF A PROPOSED 2005-2006 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN, WHICH INCLUDES ITEMS #56 THROUGH #96 OF THE PROPOSED BUDGET FOR THE 31ST YEAR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM.

PUBLIC HEARING AND DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE ADOPTION OF A PROPOSED 2005-2010 CONSOLIDATED PLAN FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO AND A PROPOSED 2005-2006 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN, INCLUDING THE PROPOSED BUDGETS FOR THE 31ST YEAR (2005-2006) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM BUDGET, THE FY 2005 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM, AND THE FY 2005 HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 31.  CITY MANAGER: City Manager's report of current events and issues:  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

QUARTERLY FINANCIAL REPORT, 2ND QUARTER, TO COUNCIL AND PRELIMINARY REVENUE PROJECTIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2005/2006 AND UPDATE ON THE BUDGET PROCESS FOR FY 2006.

[DEPUTY CITY MANAGER, WILLIAM STUDER, (915) 541-4011]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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