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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 2/16/2010
 
   
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 FEBRUARY 9, 2010.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF FEBRUARY 9, 2010. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY DEDICATE A .107 ACRE OF LAND OUT OF A .341 ACRE TRACT OF LAND, ELIJAH BENNETT SURVEY NO. 11, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FOR USE AS A PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY TO ALLOW ALAMEDA AVENUE TO BE WIDENED.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY DEDICATE A .107 ACRE OF LAND OUT OF A .341 ACRE TRACT OF LAND, ELIJAH BENNETT SURVEY NO. 11, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS AND BEING MORE FULLY DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS AND SURVEY, FOR USE AS A PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY TO ALLOW ALAMEDA AVENUE TO BE WIDENED. (DISTRICT 3) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, RAUL GARCIA, (915) 541-4935]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ACCEPT THE RECOMMENDATION FROM THE CITIZEN'S ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO NAME THE NEW WESTSIDE TRANSFER CENTER LOCATED AT 7535 REMCON CIRCLE THE AL JEFFERSON WESTSIDE TRANSFER CENTER.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ACCEPT THE RECOMMENDATION FROM THE CITIZEN'S ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO NAME THE NEW WESTSIDE TRANSFER CENTER LOCATED AT 7535 REMCON CIRCLE THE AL JEFFERSON WESTSIDE TRANSFER CENTER. (ALL DISTRICTS) [SUN METRO, JAY BANASIAK, (915) 534-5810]

"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

FEBRUARY16, 2010

A. STEWART TITLE OF EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,343.00 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #A438-999-0050-2700).

B. INDEPENDENCE TITLE CO., IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,068.38 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #A670-999-0070-1000).

C. BANK OF AMERICA IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,920.46 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #B318-999-0020-1300).

D. ROCKY MOUNTAIN MORTGAGE CO., IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,698.62 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #C105-000-0440-0400).

E. FLAGSTAR BANK IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,501.76 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-0980-5300).

F. VERICREST FINANCIAL IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,061.25 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #C518-999-0200-2900).

G. BANK OF AMERICA IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,353.53 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #C812-999-0000-1400).

H. W. SILVER RECYCLING, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,989.60 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #C849-999-0740-0100).

I. FIRST AMERICAN TITLE IN THE AMOUNT $4,709.20 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #E222-999-1150-2100).

J. STEWART TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,053.10 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #H540-999-0060-1100).

K. BANK OF AMERICA IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,125.54 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #H771-000-0120-1500).

L. FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,609.12 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #H785-000-0100-1400).

M. SIERRA TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,764.64 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #L478-999-0140-3500).

N. BAC TAX SERVICES CORPORATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,297.06 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #M296-999-0030-4900).

O. DELICIA LAWECKA IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,224.06 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #N425-999-0330-0800).

P. BANK OF AMERICA IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,478.04 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #P133-999-0080-4600).

Q. LOANCARE LOAN IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,969.58 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #S138-999-0020-1900).

R. THOMAS ROGERS IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,101.29 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #S138-999-0050-3100).

S. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,094.52 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #S812-999-0150-2700).

T. CHICAGO TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,935.21 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #S814-999-0210-0200).

U. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES CREDIT UNION IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,793.86 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #S912-999-001E-4800).

V. BANK OF AMERICA IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,279.04 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #S979-999-0150-2500).

W. JOHN BALL IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,659.73 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #T287-999-0340-3000).

X. BRIDGE TITLE COMPANY, LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,983.55 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #T287-999-1280-5100).

Y. PARADISE SETTLEMENT SERVICES, LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,525.02 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #U819-999-002B-3045).

Z. ANTONY SURESH IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,712.21 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #U819-999-002B-3131).

AA. BAC TAX SERVICES CORPORATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,827.60 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-2000-2100).

BB. SIERRA TITLE COMPANY, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,009.76 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-5440-0200).

CC. BANK OF AMERICA IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,992.56 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-5680-0900).

DD. LONE STAR TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,053.41 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #V927-999-0090-0600).

EE. TEXAS PIONEER TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,588.73 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #V927-999-0520-4941).

FF. BANK OF AMERICA IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,142.94 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #W181-999-0020-2700).

GG. LAWYERS TITLE OF EL PASO, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,473.63 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #W418-999-0050-1500).

   
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: 3B.  RESOLUTION: That the Mayor and City Council review and accept the El Paso Police Department's Contact Data (Racial Profiling) Annual Report covering the period of January 1, 2009, through December 31, 2009. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL REVIEW AND ACCEPT THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT'S CONTACT DATA (RACIAL PROFILING) ANNUAL REPORT COVERING THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 1, 2009, THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2009. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 5A.  INTRODUCTION: An Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 16324, amended by Ordinance No. 17165 relating to the Public Art Program, to exclude information technology projects. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED THREE (3) WEEKS.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 16324, AMENDED BY ORDINANCE NO. 17165 RELATING TO THE PUBLIC ART PROGRAM, TO EXCLUDE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECTS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
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: 5B.  INTRODUCTION: An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager of the City of El Paso to sign a Special Warranty Deed conveying approximately 20.0155 acres of land being a portion of Tract 8, Section 16, Block 80, Township 1, Texas and Pacific Railway Company surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, to Jobe Materials, L.P. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO TO SIGN A SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED CONVEYING APPROXIMATELY 20.0155 ACRES OF LAND BEING A PORTION OF TRACT 8, SECTION 16, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO JOBE MATERIALS, L.P. ALSO AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN ANY AND ALL DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO COMPLETE THE SALE OF THE LAND. (DISTRICT 4) [EPWU, ROBERT D. ANDRON, (915) 594-5511]

   
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: 6A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2010-067 (Security Guard Services - International Bridges) to Ruiz Protective Services, Inc. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-067 (SECURITY GUARD SERVICES - INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES) TO RUIZ PROTECTIVE SERVICES, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $1,462,746.

DEPARTMENT: INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES DEPARTMENT

AWARD TO: RUIZ PROTECTIVE SERVICES, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ESTIMATED ANNUAL AMOUNT: $487,582

FUNDING SOURCE: SECURITY CONTRACTS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $1,462,746

DISTRICTS: 6 AND 8

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 INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES DEPARTMENT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

[INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES, SAID LARBI-CHERIF, (915) 858-3842]

   
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: 6B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2010-077 (Street Construction Materials) to Cemex Materials South, LLC and Jobe Materials, L.P."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-077 (STREET CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS) TO CEMEX MATERIALS SOUTH, LLC AND JOBE MATERIALS, L.P. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $3,399,885.

DEPARTMENT: STREET

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: CEMEX MATERIALS SOUTH, LLC

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: GROUP II, ALL ITEMS

GROUP III, ITEMS 1 AND 3

GROUP IV, ITEMS 1-4 AND 7-13

ESTIMATED ANNUAL AMOUNT: $1,035,895

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: JOBE MATERIALS, L.P.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: GROUP I, ALL ITEMS

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ESTIMATED ANNUAL AMOUNT: $97,400



FUNDING SOURCE: PUBLIC ACCESSES - MAINTENANCE & REPAIR

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $3,399,885.00 (3 YEARS)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT.

THE COST UNDER THIS REQUIREMENTS CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM, SO LONG AS INCREASED FUNDS ARE APPROPRIATED IN THE BUDGET.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND STREET RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

[STREET DEPARTMENT, DARYL COLE, (915) 621-6750]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON09-00074 to allow for an infill development and reduce the side street yard setback for a boarding house on the property described as Lots 15 and 16, Block 17, Franklin Heights, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, 1230 Myrtle Avenue. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON09-00074 TO ALLOW FOR AN INFILL DEVELOPMENT AND REDUCE THE SIDE STREET YARD SETBACK FOR A BOARDING HOUSE ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 15 AND 16, BLOCK 17, FRANKLIN HEIGHTS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.10.280 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1230 MYRTLE AVENUE. APPLICANT: DAVID GILLOOLY, OPPORTUNITY CENTER. ZON09-00074 (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

   
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: 7B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 19 (Subdivisions), Chapter 19.01 (Provisions Applicable to All Platting Procedures), Section 19.01.030 (Exemptions) of the El Paso City Code to allow an exemption for duplexes and to clarify an application requirement for exemptions. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS), CHAPTER 19.01 (PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL PLATTING PROCEDURES), SECTION 19.01.030 (EXEMPTIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ALLOW AN EXEMPTION FOR DUPLEXES AND TO CLARIFY AN APPLICATION REQUIREMENT FOR EXEMPTIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN SECTION 19.42 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, EDDIE GARCIA, (915) 541-4638]

   
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: 8.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Ordinance 16013 to extend the term of Ordinance 16013 which granted a Special Privilege "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 16013 TO EXTEND THE TERM OF ORDINANCE 16013 WHICH GRANTED A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO MARIO HERNANDEZ, HECTOR COBOS, JR., EBER MARTINEZ, MARIA COBOS, MARGARITA COBOS, JUAN TORRES, PEDRO ORONA, HECTOR COBOS, MARIA PRIETO, MARIA GRADO, JACK KELLOG, JESUS HERNANDEZ, EUSEBIO CORONEL, VICTOR OCHOA, CARMEN COX, MARIA CHAVEZ, EUNISE MORALES, MARIA BARRAZA, SANTIAGO AGUILAR, AND BRANDON PALMA TO ENCROACH ONTO A PORTION OF VARIOUS PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY WITH A FOOD-VENDING CONCESSION IN THE DOWNTOWN AREA. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Legislative Review Committee Report: of the Economic and Community Development, Quality of Life, and Tourism Legislative Review Committee"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE REPORT:

1. FOR NOTATION: FORMAL REPORT OF THE ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, QUALITY OF LIFE, AND TOURISM LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON JANUARY 21, 2010, AT 9:00 A.M., AS SUBMITTED BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, CHAIR; AND,

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

A) THE CREATION OF A MULTI-FAMILY GREEN BUILDING PROGRAM TO PROVIDE FOR THE INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF SUSTAINABLE MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING BUILDINGS WITHIN THE CITY OF EL PASO.

B) AMENDING THE GREEN BUILDING GRANT PROGRAM TO ALLOW A REDUCTION OF THE MINIMUM SQUARE FOOTAGE REQUIREMENT FOR CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, OR REMODELING OF A PROJECT BUILDING TO 5,000 SQUARE FEET, SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING:

(I) THE PROGRAM PARTICIPANT WILL BE INVESTING OVER FIVE MILLION DOLLARS AS A TOTAL INVESTMENT FOR THE PROJECT;

(II) IN ALL OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES THE MINIMUM SQUARE FOOTAGE REQUIREMENT FOR GRANT ELIGIBILITY SHALL REMAIN AT 15,000 SQUARE FEET.

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

C) SUBMITTING ITEMS FOR THE CITY'S 2010 FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE AGENDA AND 2011 STATE LEGISLATIVE AGENDA.

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, TAYLOR MORENO, (915) 541-4304]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 9B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Legislative Review Committee Report: of the Health and Public Safety Legislative Review Committee "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE REPORT:

1. FOR NOTATION: FORMAL REPORT OF THE HEALTH AND PUBLIC SAFETY LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON FEBRUARY 4, 2010, AS SUBMITTED BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN JR., CHAIR; AND,

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

A. THE APPROVAL OF THE SEPTEMBER 17, 2009 HEALTH AND PUBLIC SAFETY LRC MINUTES.

B. TO PROVIDE DIRECTION REGARDING IMPLEMENTATION OF OPTIONS TO INCREASE CITIZEN AWARENESS OF FOOD ESTABLISHMENT INSPECTION SCORES.

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

C. TO PROVIDE DIRECTION ON POSSIBLE LABELING REQUIREMENTS FOR, OR PROHIBITION OF TRANS-FATS IN FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS IN EL PASO.

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

D. TO PROVIDE DIRECTION REGARDING CHANGES TO CHAPTER 7 (ANIMALS) OF THE CITY CODE, TO CALL FOR A DIFFERENTIAL (HIGHER) ANIMAL REGISTRATION FEE FOR DOGS AND CATS THAT HAVE NOT BEEN SPAYED OR NEUTERED; AS PROPOSED BY THE ANIMAL WELFARE ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

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

E. TO PROVIDE DIRECTION REGARDING CHANGES TO CHAPTER 7 (ANIMALS) OF THE CITY CODE, TO REQUIRE THAT PET STORES NOT SELL DOGS OR CATS THAT HAVE NOT BEEN SPAYED OR NEUTERED UNLESS A PERMIT FOR SUCH ANIMAL HAS BEEN OBTAINED; AS PROPOSED BY THE ANIMAL WELFARE ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

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

F. TO PROVIDE DIRECTION REGARDING CHANGES TO CHAPTER 7 (ANIMALS) OF THE CITY CODE, TO PROHIBIT ADVERTISING DOGS OR CATS FOR SALE OR ADOPTION WITHOUT DISPLAYING THE CITY REQUIRED LITTER PERMIT NUMBER (CHAPTER 7.24.080); AS PROPOSED BY THE ANIMAL WELFARE ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

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

G. TO PROVIDE DIRECTION ON THE CITY OF EL PASO FIRE PREVENTION INSPECTION PROCESS. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

H. TO PROVIDE DIRECTION REGARDING POSSIBLE ITEMS FOR EITHER THE CITY'S 2010 FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE AGENDA OR THE CITY'S 2011 STATE LEGISLATIVE AGENDA. [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, TAYLOR MORENO, (915) 541-4304]

I. TO EVALUATE THE MERITS OF THE SOCIAL HOST ORDINANCE PROPOSAL, CREATING CRIMINAL PENALTIES RELATING TO PARTICULAR ACTS OF NEGLIGENT SUPERVISION, AND RECEIVE COUNSEL FROM THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE.

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 9C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to have the Public Utility Regulation Board operate under the Texas Open Meeting Act and have meetings televised on Channel 15."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AMENDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO HAVE THE PUBLIC UTILITY REGULATION BOARD OPERATE UNDER THE TEXAS OPEN MEETING ACT AND HAVE MEETINGS TELEVISED ON CHANNEL 15. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

   
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: 9D.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on allowing outdoor rummage sales at Senior Citizens centers."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO DIRECT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE TO ASSUME DIFFERENT FACT SITUATIONS IN WHICH CODES AND ORDINANCES WOULD NEED TO BE AMENDED TO ALLOW OUTDOOR RUMMAGE SALES AT SENIOR CITIZENS CENTERS AND TO BRING BACK THE INFORMATION TO THE COUNCIL FOR THEIR REVIEW AT THE MARCH 9, 2010, CITY COUNCIL MEETING.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON ALLOWING OUTDOOR RUMMAGE SALES AT SENIOR CITIZENS CENTERS. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

   
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: 9E.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on the hours of operation for all Senior Centers, specifically Father Martinez. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: OPEN AND CLOSE THE FATHER MARTINEZ SENIOR CENTER ONE HOUR LATER ON THE DAY OF DANCES.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE HOURS OF OPERATION FOR ALL SENIOR CENTERS, SPECIFICALLY FATHER MARTINEZ. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9F.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Review of bike parking requirements and whether requirements are being implemented at all and per the Municipal Code. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

REVIEW OF BIKE PARKING REQUIREMENTS AND WHETHER REQUIREMENTS ARE BEING IMPLEMENTED AT ALL AND PER THE MUNICIPAL CODE. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
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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: 9G.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action concerning a formal update from the Health Department on the status and procedures for allowing sidewalk food vendors in the downtown district. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO HAVE AN AD HOC COMMITTEE TO WORK WITH THE VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS AND TO COME BACK TO COUNCIL WITHIN THIRTY DAYS WITH RECOMMENDATIONS ON ALLOWING SIDEWALK FOOD VENDORS AND TO HAVE THE CITY MANAGER AS THE POINT-OF-CONTACT PERSON.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION CONCERNING A FORMAL UPDATE FROM THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT ON THE STATUS AND PROCEDURES FOR ALLOWING SIDEWALK FOOD VENDORS IN THE DOWNTOWN DISTRICT. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4108]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

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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: 9H.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action concerning giving direction to the El Paso CVB to work with the UTEP Athletic Department in proposing a bid package for the 2011 Conference USA Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO DIRECT THE EL PASO CONVENTION AND VISITOR’S BUREAU TO WORK WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (UTEP) ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT IN PROPOSING A BID PACKAGE FOR THE 2011 CONFERENCE USA MEN’S AND WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION CONCERNING GIVING DIRECTION TO THE EL PASO CVB TO WORK WITH THE UTEP ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT IN PROPOSING A BID PACKAGE FOR THE 2011 CONFERENCE USA MEN'S AND WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10.  MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS: Discussion and action on a Resolution to approve the revisions to the Cultural Funding Guidelines. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE REVISIONS TO THE CULTURAL FUNDING GUIDELINES. (ALL DISTRICTS) [MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, SEAN MCGLYNN, (915) 541-4896]

   
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: EX1.  Claim of Luis Terrones; Our File No. 09-C-131. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO DENY CLAIMANT’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE CLAIM OF LUIS TERRONES, OUR FILE NO. 09-C-131.

CLAIM OF LUIS TERRONES; OUR FILE NO. 09-C-131. (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 ABSTAIN
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX2.  Legal Issues regarding Franchise Agreement with ONEOK WesTex Transmission, LLC (551.071) "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

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

   
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