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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 3/9/2010
 
   
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 MARCH 2, 2010.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MARCH 2, 2010. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

MAYOR JOHN F. COOK

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING, BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND LOCAL 51, INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING, BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND LOCAL 51, INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS, INC. FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A PILOT PROGRAM THAT WILL GRANT COMPENSATORY TIME IN LIEU OF OVERTIME FOR PARTICIPATION IN CERTAIN TYPES OF SPECIALTY TRAINING. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCE AND PUBLIC SAFETY, WILLIAM F. STUDER, JR., (915) 541-4215]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE LEASE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE ADVOCACY CENTER FOR THE CHILDREN OF EL PASO

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE LEASE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE ADVOCACY CENTER FOR THE CHILDREN OF EL PASO (''LESSOR) AND THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSEE'') DATED JUNE 4, 2002, WITH REGARD TO A PORTION OF THE BUILDING LOCATED AT 1100 E. CLIFF, EL PASO, TEXAS, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CHANGING THE TERM FROM A MONTH-TO-MONTH TENANCY TO A 3-YEAR LEASE AND ADJUST THE RENTAL RATE. (DISTRICT 8) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, LIZA RAMIREZ-TOBIAS, (915) 541-4074]

"4A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: BELINDA M. LUNA TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

BELINDA M. LUNA TO THE ART MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, DISTRICT 3. [REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, (915) 541-4572]

"4B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ANGEL F. QUINTANA TO SERVE ON THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ANGEL F. QUINTANA TO SERVE ON THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5.

[REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"4C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: TRINIDAD ACEVEDO TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE TO FILL AN UNEXPIRED TERM

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

TRINIDAD ACEVEDO TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE TO FILL AN UNEXPIRED TERM BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8.

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

"5. PURCHASING REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS: TO EL PASO COUNTY DISTRICT HOSPITAL D/B/A UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER OF EL PASO

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS TO EL PASO COUNTY DISTRICT HOSPITAL D/B/A UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER OF EL PASO TO PURCHASE MEDICAL SUPPLIES AND PHARMACEUTICAL DRUGS IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE ON-GOING INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT DATED APRIL 25, 1989, BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER OF EL PASO). TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT IS $100,000.

DEPARTMENT: FIRE

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $100,000

REFERENCE NO.: 2000-153

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

[FIRE DEPARTMENT, MANUEL CHAVIRA, (915) 771-1002]

"6A. BID: THAT THE CITY BE AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO NEGOTIATIONS WITH BLAIR-HALL COMPANY, INC., WHO SUBMITTED THE HIGHEST RANKED PROPOSAL FOR THE EPIA BAGGAGE MAKE-UP CANOPY PROJECT, AS PER RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

THAT THE CITY BE AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO NEGOTIATIONS WITH BLAIR-HALL COMPANY, INC., WHO SUBMITTED THE HIGHEST RANKED PROPOSAL FOR THE EPIA BAGGAGE MAKE-UP CANOPY PROJECT, AS PER RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT. THIS PROJECT WAS BID AS A COMPETITIVE SEALED PROPOSAL AND THE STATUTE ALLOWS CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS REGARDING THE SCOPE AND PRICE OF A PROJECT WITH THE SELECTED OFFEROR. FUNDING SOURCE: AIRPORT ENTERPRISE FUND. (DISTRICT 2)

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

"6B. BID: THAT THE CITY BE AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO NEGOTIATIONS WITH CK CONSTRUCTION INC. FOR THE FATHER PETE MARTINEZ SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER ADDITION PROJECT, AS PER RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED AS REVISED

THAT THE CITY BE AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO NEGOTIATIONS WITH CK CONSTRUCTION INC., WHO SUBMITTED THE HIGHEST RANKED PROPOSAL FOR THE FATHER PETE MARTINEZ SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER ADDITION PROJECT, AS PER RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT. THIS PROJECT WAS BID AS A COMPETITIVE SEALED PROPOSAL AND THE STATUTE ALLOWS CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS REGARDING THE SCOPE AND PRICE OF A PROJECT WITH THE SELECTED OFFEROR. FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT - 34TH YEAR. (DISTRICT 6) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"6C. BID: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-101 FOR THE PARKS UPGRADE 2009 - PARKS PROPORTIONALITY TO A & R CONTRACTORS

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-101 FOR THE PARKS UPGRADE 2009 - PARKS PROPORTIONALITY TO A & R CONTRACTORS FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $274,040.

AWARD TO: A & R CONTRACTORS

BASE BID I: $250,000

OPTION 1: $ 5,300

OPTION 2: $ 18,740

FUNDING SOURCE: 2008 REPROGRAMMING

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

AS A PART OF THIS AWARD, UPON THE REVIEW OF THE CITY ATTORNEY, THE CITY ENGINEER MAY WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION FROM CITY COUNCIL APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER EXECUTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, BUT WHICH DO NOT INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT AS AWARDED, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,000 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL.

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

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

"6D. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-066 (AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS - ALL LANGUAGES, ADULT AND JUVENILE) TO BAKER & TAYLOR

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-066 (AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS - ALL LANGUAGES, ADULT AND JUVENILE) TO BAKER & TAYLOR FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $120,000.

DEPARTMENT: EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY

AWARD TO: BAKER & TAYLOR

CHARLOTTE, NC

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: ONE OR TWO YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $40,000

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $120,000 (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 EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY RECOMMEND AWARD TO BAKER & TAYLOR, THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

[LIBRARY, CAROL BREY-CASIANO, (915) 543-5406]

"6E. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-086 (TRANSPORT CARTS) TO MEDLEY MATERIAL HANDLING, GREEN GO TEK, LLC, AND FMH MATERIAL HANDLING SOLUTIONS, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-086 (TRANSPORT CARTS) TO MEDLEY MATERIAL HANDLING, GREEN GO TEK, LLC, AND FMH MATERIAL HANDLING SOLUTIONS, INC. FOR A TOTAL AWARD OF $100,787.05.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES - FLEET DIVISION

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1 MEDLEY MATERIAL HANDLING (ALTERNATE BID)

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 1 AND O1

AMOUNT: $18,590.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2 GREEN GO TEK, LLC (ALTERNATE BID)

MILFORD, MI

ITEMS: 2 AND O2

OPTION: SAME UNIT PRICE IF EXERCISED WITHIN SIXTY AND NINETY DAYS OF AWARD DATE

AMOUNT: $8,050.00

AWARD TO: VENDOR 3 FMH MATERIAL HANDLING SOLUTIONS, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 3, 4, O3, AND O4

OPTION: SAME UNIT PRICE IF EXERCISED WITHIN SIXTY AND NINETY DAYS OF AWARD DATE

AMOUNT: $74,147.05

FUNDING SOURCE: VEHICULAR EQUIPMENT - CAPITAL FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $100,787.05

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

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

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND GENERAL SERVICES, FLEET DIVISION, RECOMMEND AWARD TO MEDLEY MATERIAL HANDLING, GREEN GO TEK, LLC, AND FMH MATERIAL HANDLING SOLUTIONS, INC., THE VENDORS OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.[FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4293]

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

"7. BUDGET TRANSFERS: TO ESTABLISH NECESSARY APPROPRIATIONS IN PARKS AND RECREATION TO PAY FOR FOUR ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS FOR MIDNIGHT BASKETBALL

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

APPROVAL OF A BUDGET TRANSFER, AS PER CITY COUNCIL DIRECTION, TO ESTABLISH NECESSARY APPROPRIATIONS IN PARKS AND RECREATION TO PAY FOR FOUR ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS FOR MIDNIGHT BASKETBALL AND TO INCREASE THE ACTIVITY LEVEL FOR ONE CENTER TO BE FUNDED FROM DISTRICT 2 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS IN AN AMOUNT OF $2,084. THAT DISCRETIONARY FUNDS BE AUTHORIZED TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM IN DISTRICT 1 IN AN AMOUNT OF $2,834 AND DISTRICT 8 WILL UTILIZE DISCRETIONARY FUNDS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED BY COUNCIL IN AN AMOUNT OF $2,834 FOR A SITE TO BE DETERMINED.

DECREASE $5,668 FROM OPERATING CONTINGENCY/RES

INCREASE $1,408 TO PART TIME TEMP CIVILIAN

INCREASE $ 900 TO RECREATIONAL SUPPLIES

INCREASE $ 600 TO SECURITY CONTRACTS

INCREASE $2,760 TO REC & CULTURAL CONTRACTS

(DISTRICTS 1, 2, 3, 5 AND 8) [OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4777]

   
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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 8A.  - 8G. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

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

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

8A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL), CHAPTER 2.16 (ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT), SECTION 2.16.050 (SPECIAL EXCEPTIONS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND THE SPECIAL EXCEPTIONS FOR FRONT, SIDE STREET, AND REAR YARD SETBACKS, REDUCTION OF OFF STREET PARKING REQUIREMENTS, AND CARPORT OVER A DRIVEWAY. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.24 (ENFORCEMENT-PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, LINDA CASTLE, (915) 541-4029]

8B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.48 (LOADING ZONES, BUS AND TAXISTANDS), SECTION 12.48.040 (PUBLIC CARRIER STOPS, STANDS, AND ROUTES - AUTHORITY TO DESIGNATE), REQUIRING THE TRAFFIC ENGINEER TO DESIGNATE ROUTES AND STOPS FOR PASSENGER COMMON-CARRIER VEHICLES AND REPEALING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.081 (SCHEDULE VIIIA - COMMON CARRIER PASSENGER ROUTE ESTABLISHED); THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 12.84 (VIOLATIONS - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

8C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.040 (SCHEDULE IV - PARKING PROHIBITED DURING CERTAIN HOURS ON CERTAIN STREETS), SUBSECTION J (NO PARKING 7:00 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M.), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING HADLOCK STREET FROM A POINT 50 FEET SOUTH OF ALAMEDA AVENUE TO DUNNE AVENUE, WEST SIDE ONLY; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 3) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

8D. 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] POSTPONED FROM 02-16-10

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MARCH 16, 2010, FOR ITEMS 8A - 8D

8E. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 18, BLOCK 30, PEBBLE HILLS UNIT THREE, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-1 (COMMERCIAL) TO C 3 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 3377 LEE TREVINO DRIVE. APPLICANT: EMILIO AND OLGA CORRAL. ZON09-00078 (DISTRICT 5) THIS IS AN APPEAL CASE. [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4027]

8F. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOTS 11 TO 18, BLOCK 47, CAMPBELL ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM SRR (SPECIAL RESIDENTIAL REVITALIZATION) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1000 BLOCK OF SOUTH MESA STREET. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. ZON10-00003 (DISTRICT 8)

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

8G. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 300, VISTA DEL SOL UNIT 62, REPLAT A, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL), AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS; AND PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 300, VISTA DEL SOL UNIT 62, REPLAT A, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BE CHANGED FROM M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING) TO A-3 (APARTMENT), AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF PELLICANO DRIVE AND WEST OF GEORGE DIETER DRIVE. APPLICANT: ERNESTO MORENO. ZON09-00072 (DISTRICT 7) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4027]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MARCH 30, 2010, FOR ITEM 8E - 8G

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2010-121 for the Borderland Area Street & Drainage Improvement Phase 7 to J.A.R. Concrete, Inc. d/b/a JAR Construction, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-121 FOR THE BORDERLAND AREA STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PHASE 7 TO J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC. D/B/A JAR CONSTRUCTION, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $651,328.05.

AWARD TO: J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC. D/B/A JAR CONSTRUCTION, INC.

BASE BID I $552,426.25 - CDBG

BASE BID II $97,151.80 - WATER

BASE BID III $1,750.00 - SEWER

FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT - 34TH YEAR

EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

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

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

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

THIS IS A LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT. THE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDS AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. (DISTRICT 1)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2010-061 (English Language Adult and Juvenile Books) to Baker & Taylor"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-061 (ENGLISH LANGUAGE ADULT AND JUVENILE BOOKS) TO BAKER & TAYLOR FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $1,050,000.

DEPARTMENT: EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY

AWARD TO: BAKER & TAYLOR

CHARLOTTE, NC

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: ONE OR TWO YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $350,000

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $1,050,000 (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 EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY RECOMMEND AWARD TO BAKER & TAYLOR, THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

[LIBRARY, CAROL BREY-CASIANO, (915) 543-5406]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2010-003 (Vehicles - Police Department) to Casa Ford "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-003 (VEHICLES - POLICE DEPARTMENT) TO CASA FORD FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $3,251,867.40.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES - FLEET DIVISION

AWARD TO: CASA FORD

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 1, 4, 5, 6, AND 7

OPTIONAL ITEMS O3, O4, O5

OPTION: EXTENDING THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT THROUGH THE MANUFACTURER'S BUILD-OUT DATE FOR MODEL YEAR 2012 AND 2013 VEHICLES.

FUNDING SOURCE: VEHICULAR EQUIPMENT - CAPITAL FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $3,251,867.40

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A 12-MONTH REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT FOR VEHICLES FOR THE POLICE DEPARTMENT.

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

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND GENERAL SERVICES, FLEET DIVISION, RECOMMEND AWARD TO CASA FORD, THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

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

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Lot 2, Block 1, Sandstone Ranch Estates Unit Two, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from A-2 (Apartment) to A-3 (Apartment). east of Sean Haggerty Drive and south of Marcus Uribe Drive. ZON09-00071 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 2, BLOCK 1, SANDSTONE RANCH ESTATES UNIT TWO, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-2 (APARTMENT) TO A-3 (APARTMENT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF SEAN HAGGERTY DRIVE AND SOUTH OF MARCUS URIBE DRIVE. APPLICANT: EPT LAND ASSETS, LP. ZON09-00071 (DISTRICT 4) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4027]

POSTPONED FROM 02-23-10

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 4B, Section 38, Block 79, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from A-2 (Apartment) to C-1/C (Commercial/Condition), and imposing a condition. ZON09-00041 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED WITH THE DETAILED SITE DEVELOPMENT PLAN

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 4B, SECTION 38, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM A-2 (APARTMENT) TO C-1/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITION), AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. PROPERTY OWNER: RANCHOS REAL IV, LTD. ZON09-00041 (DISTRICT 5) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MICHELLE PADILLA, (915) 541-4903]

POSTPONED FROM 02-23-10

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending The Plan for El Paso and the Year 2025 General Land Use Map by adopting the El Paso Historic Preservation Plan. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED, AS AMENDED TO INCLUDE A MATRIX FOR SUCCESS THAT WILL BE PRESENTED TO THE COUNCIL AT THE TIME OF THE BUDGET.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE PLAN FOR EL PASO AND THE YEAR 2025 GENERAL LAND USE MAP BY ADOPTING THE EL PASO HISTORIC PRESERVATION PLAN. APPLICANT: CITY OF EL PASO. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, TONY DE LA CRUZ, (915) 541-4329]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic) to create Chapter 12.22 (Wireless Communications Devices) of the El Paso City Code, to prohibit the use of wireless communication devices while operating a motor vehicle, and creating an offense"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED, AS REVISED WITH THE REMOVAL OF THE EXEMPTION OF EMERGENCY VEHICLE PERSONNEL. "

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC) TO CREATE CHAPTER 12.22 (WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICES WHILE OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE, AND CREATING AN OFFENSE; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 1.08.010 - 1.08.030 AND SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4189]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13.  ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 9 (Health and Safety), Chapter 9.04 (Solid Waste Management) to delete references to the El Paso Downtown Management District and to address solid waste collection and related service in a designated required commercial collection zone"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 9 (HEALTH AND SAFETY), CHAPTER 9.04 (SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT) TO DELETE REFERENCES TO THE EL PASO DOWNTOWN MANAGEMENT DISTRICT AND TO ADDRESS SOLID WASTE COLLECTION AND RELATED SERVICE IN A DESIGNATED REQUIRED COMMERCIAL COLLECTION ZONE; TO CLARIFY CLASS B GENERATORS IN SECTION 9.04.040; ADDING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE USE OF CLASS C-1 CONTAINERS IN SECTION 9.04.050; ADDING REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN TEMPORARY EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES IN SECTION 9.04.190; TO CLARIFY THE FREQUENCY OF COLLECTION SERVICES IN SECTION 9.02.220, THE PENALTY IN SECTION 9.04.390 AND THE ADOPTION OF FEES IN SECTION 9.04.400A AND 9.04.400C; THE PENALTY AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 9.04.390 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Legislative Review Committee Report:"
   
 

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 FEBRUARY 25, 2010, AS SUBMITTED BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, CHAIR; AND,

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

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE CREATION OF A SMART CODE DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE POLICY.

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

   
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VOTE


   
Item: 14B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on potential City Code amendments to allow outdoor booth or table sales at City senior centers and similarly situated locations."
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON POTENTIAL CITY CODE AMENDMENTS TO ALLOW OUTDOOR BOOTH OR TABLE SALES AT CITY SENIOR CENTERS AND SIMILARLY SITUATED LOCATIONS. [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, ELAINE HENGEN, (915) 541-4550]

   
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VOTE


   
Item: 15.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on an update of the Montecillo development project and policy direction to negotiate terms for the creation of a Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) for the project. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN UPDATE OF THE MONTECILLO DEVELOPMENT PROJECT AND POLICY DIRECTION TO NEGOTIATE TERMS FOR THE CREATION OF A TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONE (TIRZ) FOR THE PROJECT. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4872]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 16A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action to authorize the City Manager to implement a Four-Ten Work Week for the period of May 1, 2010, through September 30, 2010, and for subsequent years as designated by the City Manager. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO IMPLEMENT A FOUR-TEN WORK WEEK FOR THE PERIOD OF MAY 1, 2010, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2010, AND FOR SUBSEQUENT YEARS AS DESIGNATED BY THE CITY MANAGER. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 16B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution to authorize the City Manager or her designee to locate sites in the proximity to the real estate owned by the City of El Paso in the Medical Center of the Americas Planning Area; to negotiate for the acquisition of the sites; and to bring contracts to City Council for approval once the sites are selected and negotiations completed. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER OR HER DESIGNEE TO LOCATE SITES IN THE PROXIMITY TO THE REAL ESTATE OWNED BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE MEDICAL CENTER OF THE AMERICAS PLANNING AREA; TO NEGOTIATE FOR THE ACQUISITION OF THE SITES; AND TO BRING CONTRACTS TO CITY COUNCIL FOR APPROVAL ONCE THE SITES ARE SELECTED AND NEGOTIATIONS COMPLETED. (DISTRICT 3)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 16C.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager or her designee to locate a site suitable for use as a neighborhood park in the Magoffin area of Central El Paso; to negotiate for the acquisition of the site; and to bring a contract to City Council for approval once the site is selected and negotiations completed. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER OR HER DESIGNEE TO LOCATE A SITE SUITABLE FOR USE AS A NEIGHBORHOOD PARK IN THE MAGOFFIN AREA OF CENTRAL EL PASO; TO NEGOTIATE FOR THE ACQUISITION OF THE SITE; AND TO BRING A CONTRACT TO CITY COUNCIL FOR APPROVAL ONCE THE SITE IS SELECTED AND NEGOTIATIONS COMPLETED. (DISTRICT 8) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, LIZA RAMIREZ-TOBIAS, (915) 541-4074]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 16D.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager or her designee to locate a site suitable for use as a regional fire department facility in the University Medical Center area; to negotiate for the acquisition of the site; and to bring a contract to City Council for approval once the site is selected and negotiations completed. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER OR HER DESIGNEE TO LOCATE A SITE SUITABLE FOR USE AS A REGIONAL FIRE DEPARTMENT FACILITY IN THE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER AREA; TO NEGOTIATE FOR THE ACQUISITION OF THE SITE; AND TO BRING A CONTRACT TO CITY COUNCIL FOR APPROVAL ONCE THE SITE IS SELECTED AND NEGOTIATIONS COMPLETED. (DISTRICT 3)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 17.  GENERAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a contract with the Comptroller of Public Accounts accepting the Transportation Energy Efficiency Alternative Fuels and Technology Stimulus Grant in the amount of $256,000 to acquire 32 electric vehicle-charging stations"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A CONTRACT WITH THE COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS ACCEPTING THE TRANSPORTATION ENERGY EFFICIENCY ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND TECHNOLOGY STIMULUS GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $256,000 TO ACQUIRE 32 ELECTRIC VEHICLE-CHARGING STATIONS, WITH A NON-CASH IN-KIND MATCH OF $51,200 MADE BY THE CITY OF EL PASO. THE CITY'S IN-KIND MATCH WILL CONSIST OF LABOR AND MATERIAL TO INSTALL 32 ELECTRIC VEHICLE-CHARGING STATIONS AND THE CITY OF EL PASO LAND VALUE ON WHICH THE STATIONS WILL SIT. (ALL DISTRICTS) [GENERAL SERVICES, STUART ED, (915) 621-6822]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX1.  5100 El Paso Drive. (551.071, 551.072)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND CARRIED THAT (1) THE CITY IS AUTHORIZED TO ACQUIRE THE 5100 PARCEL, AND PAY DAMAGES AND OTHER COSTS RELATED TO THE 5100 PARCEL OR TO THE GROUND LEASE OR SUBLEASE INTERESTS OF 5100 EL PASO DRIVE, LLC AND (2) IF THE CITY AND 5100 EL PASO DRIVE, LLC ARE UNABLE TO AGREE ON THE TAKING, THE AMOUNT OF THE PURCHASE PRICE, THE AMOUNT OF ANY RELOCATION PAYMENTS OR THE AMOUNT OF ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE TAKING OR RELATED TO THE INTERESTS OF 5100 EL PASO DRIVE, LLC IN THE GROUND LEASES AND SUBLEASES, THE CITY ATTORNEY IS AUTHORIZED TO TAKE ANY AND ALL ACTION NECESSARY, BOTH AFFIRMATIVE AND DEFENSIVE, AS NECESSARY TO ADDRESS THE ACQUISITION OF THE INTEREST OF 5100 EL PASO DRIVE, LLC FOR THE EXPANSION AND IMPROVEMENT OF PORTIONS OF EL PASO DRIVE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE INITIATION OF AND RESPONSE TO LITIGATION, COMPLAINTS AND ANY OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE OR JUDICIAL PROCEEDING OR PROCESS INCLUDING, THROUGH EMINENT DOMAIN. THE CITY OF EL PASO FINDS: (1) THE EXISTENCE OF A PUBLIC NEED TO ACQUIRE THE 5100 PARCEL AND THE UT PARCEL FOR THE NON-EXCLUSIVE PURPOSES OF PROVIDING ADEQUATE ROADS AND LOADING CAPACITY FOR PUBLIC USE; (2) THE PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT PROJECT FOR WHICH THE ABOVE-DESCRIBED PROPERTY IS REQUIRED IS FOR PUBLIC USE AND CONSISTENT WITH AND IN FURTHERANCE OF THE CITY’S IMPROVEMENT PLANS AS RECOMMENDED BY CITY ENGINEERING STAFF; (3) IF THE PROJECT IS NOT COMPLETED THE CITY OF EL PASO WILL SUFFER THE ADVERSE CONSEQUENCES OF INADEQUATE ROADS, INADEQUATE LOADING CAPACITY AND INSUFFICIENT PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS; AND (4) THE LOCATION, NATURE AND EXTENT OF THE PROPERTY ACQUISITION IS REASONABLE AND NECESSARY.

5100 EL PASO DRIVE. (551.071, 551.072) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARK SHOESMITH, (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 NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook NOT PRESENT


 
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