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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 4/27/2010
 
   
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 APRIL 20, 2010.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF APRIL 20, 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 MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN ELECTRICAL TRANSFORMER EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL SERVICE FOR A PROPOSED CITY PARK AT 3186 BLUE DIRT, EL PASO, TEXAS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN ELECTRICAL TRANSFORMER EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL SERVICE FOR A PROPOSED CITY PARK AT 3186 BLUE DIRT, EL PASO, TEXAS. SAID PROPERTY BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF TRACT 1, SECTION 46, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, T&P RR SURVEY, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 6)

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

"3B. RESOLUTION: SOLID WASTE LIENS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE SOLID WASTE LIENS ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT A) (DISTRICTS 2, 3, 6, 7 AND 8)

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

ATTACHMENT A

SOLID WASTE LIENS

APRIL 27, 2010

3824 LINCOLN AVE. $665.14 ARQUBUS REALTY LTD.

(DISTRICT 2)

7233 DALE ROAD $274.60 JOE LOZANO

(DISTRICT 3)

3729 FINDLEY AVE. $183.67 C. J. MACIAS

(DISTRICT 3)

3731 FINDLEY AVE. $183.67 CONFIDENTIAL

(DISTRICT 3)

176 RED ROBIN DR. $178.80 ROME WEST PROPERTIES LLC

(DISTRICT 3)

8718 ALAMEDA AVENUE $107.33 JOSEPH ABRAHAM JR.

(DISTRICT 6)

1701 SAINT STEPHEN PL. $164.45 ZARAGOSA DEVELOPMENT LTD.

(DISTRICT 6)

8921 ALAMEDA AVENUE $162.65 JOSEPH ABRAHAM SR. CHILDREN

(DISTRICT 7)

605 GREGGERSON DRIVE $238.34 ALICIA JAYME-ROJAS

(DISTRICT 7)

7909 LIRIO ROAD $160.27 LILIA DELGADO

(DISTRICT 7)

349 MARICELA DR. $160.79 ELVIRA D. VALENZUELA

(DISTRICT 7)

3829 CLIFTON AVENUE $177.44 JOE A. SALEM

(DISTRICT 8)

4001 LAREDO AVENUE $1,821.69 JOHN H. TRIEN

(DISTRICT 8)

"3C. RESOLUTION: APPROVING A DETAILED SITE DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR ALL OF LOTS 1 THRU 26, BLOCK 1, LOTS 1 THRU 19, BLOCK 2, LOTS 1 THRU 21, BLOCK 3, LOTS 1 THRU 19, BLOCK 4 AND LOT 1, BLOCK 5, BARTLETT LANDING, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, SOUTH OF BARTLETT DRIVE AND WEST OF WATERHOUSE DRIVE. ZON10-00012

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION APPROVING A DETAILED SITE DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR ALL OF LOTS 1 THRU 26, BLOCK 1, LOTS 1 THRU 19, BLOCK 2, LOTS 1 THRU 21, BLOCK 3, LOTS 1 THRU 19, BLOCK 4 AND LOT 1, BLOCK 5, BARTLETT LANDING, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.04.150 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: SOUTH OF BARTLETT DRIVE AND WEST OF WATERHOUSE DRIVE. PROPERTY OWNERS: CIRCLE H. HOMES. ZON10-00012 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

"4. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MICHAEL H. BRAY AS AN ALTERNATE MEMBER TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

MICHAEL H. BRAY AS AN ALTERNATE MEMBER TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, TO FILL AN UNEXPIRED TERM, BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

"5. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ALLOCATE THE USE OF DISTRICT 1 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,200 TO FUND AN APPRAISAL FOR APPROXIMATELY, 10.7 ACRES LOCATED IN ALL OF MJ MC KELLIGON SURVEY 270, TRACT 4B, AND MJ MC KELLIGON TRACT 4D, CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ALLOCATE THE USE OF DISTRICT 1 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,200 TO FUND AN APPRAISAL FOR APPROXIMATELY, 10.7 ACRES LOCATED IN ALL OF MJ MC KELLIGON SURVEY 270, TRACT 4B, AND MJ MC KELLIGON TRACT 4D, CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS. (DEPARTMENT ID #01153001; ACCOUNT #504420; FUND #16501; CLASS #01001; PROJECT ID 10422) [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

"6A. REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO KUSTOM SIGNALS, INC. UNDER HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL (HGAC) CONTRACT NO. EF04-09 TO PURCHASE 40 PROLASER III UNITS FOR THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER, FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER(S) TO KUSTOM SIGNALS, INC. UNDER HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL (HGAC) CONTRACT NO. EF04-09 TO PURCHASE 40 PROLASER III UNITS FOR THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR THE TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $113,740.

THE PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL (HGAC) PURCHASING PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON MAY 8, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

FUNDING SOURCE: RED LIGHT CAMERA FUNDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $113,740

REFERENCE NO.: 2010-202

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

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

"6B. REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO HOWELL BUSINESS SERVICES INC. DBA: BUSINESS INTERIORS, UNDER THE STATE'S TXMAS CONTRACT NO. 6-71111060-3 TO PURCHASE HON FURNITURE FOR THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT - PEBBLE HILLS REGIONAL COMMAND CENTER

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER, FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER(S) TO HOWELL BUSINESS SERVICES INC. DBA: BUSINESS INTERIORS, UNDER THE STATE'S TXMAS CONTRACT NO. 6-71111060-3 TO PURCHASE HON FURNITURE FOR THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT - PEBBLE HILLS REGIONAL COMMAND CENTER FOR THE TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $246,849.39.

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

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

FUNDING SOURCE: CONFISCATED FUNDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $246,849.39

REFERENCE NO.: 2010-203

DISTRICT: 5

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

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

"7. REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-062R (DEFENSIVE TACTICS, ARREST & CONTROL PROGRAM) TO L. HICKS, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-062R (DEFENSIVE TACTICS, ARREST & CONTROL PROGRAM) TO L. HICKS, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $241,800.

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

AWARD TO: L. HICKS, INC.

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA

OPTION: 2 YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $154,300 (YEAR 1)

$ 57,000 (YEAR 2)

$ 30,500 (YEAR 3)

FUNDING SOURCE: POLICE DEPARTMENT - CONFISCATED FUNDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $241,800 (3 YEARS)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTH CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND POLICE BASED ON EVALUATION FACTORS ESTABLISHED FOR THIS PROCUREMENT, RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE HIGHEST RANKED PROPOSER AS INDICATED.

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

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, PETER PACILLAS, (915) 564-7304]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 8A.  - 8C. 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 TERMINATING THE SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSE GRANTED IN ORDINANCE NO. 016107 TO GREAT VIBE L.L.C. FOR USE OF CERTAIN CITY RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR A SIDEWALK CAFE LOCATED AT 209 SOUTH EL PASO STREET. SP-05014 (DISTRICT 8)

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

8B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL), CHAPTER 2.38 (BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION), SECTION 2.38.090 (URBAN NUISANCE; REPAIR, DEMOLITION, VACATION, REDUCTION IN OCCUPANCY LOAD, RELOCATION, SECURING, AND CIVIL PENALTIES; HEARINGS; NOTICE), SUBSECTION N. OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO REVISE THE PROVISIONS TO BE IN CONFORMITY WITH STATE LAW. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MAY 4, 2010, FOR ITEMS 8A - 8B

8C. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON10-00008, TO ALLOW FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 1-6, BLOCK G, D. M. PAYNE'S SUBDIVISION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.04.320 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 3501 AND 3505 SAN ANTONIO AVENUE. PROPERTY OWNERS: PROJECT VIDA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION. ZON10-00008 (DISTRICT 8)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MAY 18, 2010, FOR ITEMS 8C

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action that the Purchasing Manager of Financial Services, Purchasing Division, be authorized to issue a Purchase Order to Motorola Western Division under Houston-Galveston Area Council (HGAC) Contract # RA01-08, Amendment # 2, for the purchase of radio communications equipment and services."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO MOTOROLA WESTERN DIVISION UNDER HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL (HGAC) CONTRACT # RA01-08, AMENDMENT # 2, FOR THE PURCHASE OF RADIO COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES. TOTAL ESTIMATED EXPENDITURES ARE $884,564.80.

THE PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON MAY 8, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: FIRE

FUNDING SOURCE: HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM URBAN AREAS UASI 2008 AND 2009 FUNDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $884,564.80

REFERENCE NO.: 2010-201

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

[FIRE DEPARTMENT, RALPH JOHNSON, (915) 838-3263]

   
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: 10A.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2010-113 for the Video Surveillance & Count Stations 2009, to Highway Intelligent Traffic Systems Corp."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-113 FOR THE VIDEO SURVEILLANCE & COUNT STATIONS 2009, TO HIGHWAY INTELLIGENT TRAFFIC SYSTEMS CORP., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $2,799,716.26.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: HIGHWAY INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS, CORP.

BASE BID: $2,799,716.26

FUNDING SOURCE: $2,746,612.38 - TXDOT (FEDERAL FUNDS)

$ 53,103.88 - 2009 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

TOTAL AWARD: $2,799,716.26

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.

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, 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 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.

THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY AMENDMENTS TO FUNDING AGREEMENTS

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10B.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2010-148 for the Saipan - Ledo Park Pond, to Martinez Bros. Contractors, LLC"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-148 FOR THE SAIPAN - LEDO PARK POND, TO MARTINEZ BROS. CONTRACTORS, LLC FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $4,780,344.60

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: MARTINEZ BROS. CONTRACTORS, LLC

BASE BID 1 $4,310,271.60 ($364,000 FROM EL PASO WATER UTILITY FUNDS)

OPTION #1 $ 301,351

BASE BID II $ 3,600 EL PASO WATER UTILITY FUNDS - WATER

BASE BID III $ 58,077.50 EL PASO WATER UTILITY FUNDS - SEWER

ALTERNATE 1 $ 37,235

ALTERNATE 2 $ 69,809.50

FUNDING SOURCE: STORM 2006 AND 2009 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION AND EL PASO WATER UTILITY FUNDS

TOTAL AWARD: $4,780,344.60

DISTRICT: 3

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, 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 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.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10C.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on award of Solicitation No. 2010-178 for the Roseway Drive Phase 1 Street and Drainage Improvements to Saab Site Contractors, L.P."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-178 FOR THE ROSEWAY DRIVE PHASE 1 STREET AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS TO SAAB SITE CONTRACTORS, L.P. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $1,992,950.50.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: SAAB SITE CONTRACTORS, L.P.

BASE BID 1: $1,332,919.50

BASE BID 2: $ 529,317

BASE BID 3: $ 130,714

FUNDING SOURCE: 2004 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS / EL PASO WATER

UTILITIES

TOTAL AWARD: $1,992,950.50

DISTRICT: 6

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, 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 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.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 017134 which changed the zoning, with conditions, of Lot 1, Block 1, Parkland Addition Replat B, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. 6047 Woodrow Bean Boulevard. ZON09-00093 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DENIED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 017134 WHICH CHANGED THE ZONING, WITH CONDITIONS, OF LOT 1, BLOCK 1, PARKLAND ADDITION REPLAT B, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 6047 WOODROW BEAN BOULEVARD. PROPERTY OWNER: DAVID HORRELL. ZON09-00093 (DISTRICT 4) THIS IS AN APPEAL CASE [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: 11B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Lots 1 and 15, save and except two portions thereof, Block 3, Lots 2 through 14, Block 3, WFF Industries Park Unit One Replat A, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, Railroad Drive, north of Deer Avenue. ZON09-00094"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (1) ONE WEEK

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOTS 1 AND 15, SAVE AND EXCEPT TWO PORTIONS THEREOF, BLOCK 3, LOTS 2 THROUGH 14, BLOCK 3, WFF INDUSTRIES PARK UNIT ONE REPLAT A, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM M-1/SC (MANUFACTURING/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO C 3/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT), AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: RAILROAD DRIVE, NORTH OF DEER AVENUE. PROPERTY OWNER: DBB HOLDINGS, INC. ZON09-00094 (DISTRICT 4)

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

POSTPONED FROM 04-06-10 AND 04-13-10

   
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 DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 12.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Legislative Review Committee Report: "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO BRING BACK TO COUNCIL FOR CONSIDERATION A MODIFICATION OF THE CHAPTER 380 AGREEMENT, WITH HAWKINS REGENCY, LLC CONCERNING FINANCIAL INCENTIVES, TERMS AND CONDITIONS RELATED TO THE CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF A LIFESTYLE MALL LOCATED AT 8877 AND 8889 GATEWAY WEST (FARAH PROPERTY),CONTAINING THE FOLLOWING TERMS: TO EXTEND CONTRACT DEADLINES FOR AN ADDITIONAL THREE YEARS; TO STIPULATE THAT THE TAXABLE PROPERTY VALUE OF THE DEVELOPMENT NOT BE REDUCED BELOW CAD 2009 VALUATION; TO AUTHORIZE A $200,000 REDUCTION IN THE MAXIMUM GRANT AWARD; AND, IF A MODIFIED AGREEMENT CAN NOT BE REACHED WITH THE APPLICANT, TO BRING BACK TO COUNCIL A BRAND NEW CHAPTER 380 AGREEMENT.

LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE REPORT:

1. FOR NOTATION: FORMAL REPORT OF THE ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, QUALITY OF LIFE AND TOURISM AND PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON APRIL 15, 2010, AS SUBMITTED BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, CHAIR; AND,

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

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE CITY'S AGREEMENT WITH HAWKINS REGENCY, LLC CONCERNING FINANCIAL INCENTIVES, TERMS AND CONDITIONS RELATED TO THE CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF A LIFESTYLE MALL LOCATED AT 8877 AND 8889 GATEWAY WEST (FARAH PROPERTY).

[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 NO
6 Rep. Holguin NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 13A.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a sub-recipient grant contract between the City and the El Paso Housing Finance Corporation in connection with the City's state-funded Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (1) ONE WEEK.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A SUB-RECIPIENT GRANT CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE EL PASO HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION IN CONNECTION WITH THE CITY'S STATE-FUNDED NEIGHBORHOOD STABILIZATION PROGRAM (NSP) IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,483,771 FOR THE PURCHASE AND REHABILITATION/RECONSTRUCTION OF ELIGIBLE FORECLOSED AND ABANDONED PROPERTIES WITHIN THE TARGET AREA, AND RESALE TO ELIGIBLE INCOME HOUSEHOLDS; AND THAT CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE ASSIGNMENTS OF PURCHASE AND SALE CONTRACTS TO HFC AND ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS RELATED TO HFC PROPERTY ACQUISITION. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
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: 13B.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that City Council approve an Empowerment Zone FY10 budget reallocation which adds a funding award to Sun Metro Job Express Program "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT CITY COUNCIL APPROVE AN EMPOWERMENT ZONE FY10 BUDGET REALLOCATION WHICH ADDS A FUNDING AWARD TO SUN METRO JOB EXPRESS PROGRAM - $459,396, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY AGREEMENTS OR RELATED DOCUMENTS UPON APPROVAL BY THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE AND DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT AND TO TAKE ANY ACTIONS NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THE INTENT OF THE RESOLUTION. (DISTRICTS 1, 3, 6, 7, AND 8)

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

   
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: 14.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action authorizing the City Manager to sign an Agreement for Engineering Services by and between the City of El Paso and Parkhill Smith & Cooper, Inc., for a project known as ''EPIA Taxiway L Reconstruction'' "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PARKHILL SMITH & COOPER, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''EPIA TAXIWAY L RECONSTRUCTION'' IN THE AMOUNT OF $872,985 AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $922,985. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915)541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 15.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on Quarterly Financial Report: 2nd Quarter Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2010. "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON QUARTERLY FINANCIAL REPORT: 2ND QUARTER FINANCIAL REPORT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2010. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, WILLIAM F. STUDER JR., (915) 541-4215]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX1.  Discussion and action on economic development related negotiations and possible incentives for business prospect ND-042010. (551.087) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OR HER DESIGNEE BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE A CONFIDENTIALITY AND NONDISCLOSURE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND BUSINESS PROSPECT ND-042010 CONCERNING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RELATED NEGOTIATIONS AND POSSIBLE INCENTIVES TO THE BUSINESS PROSPECT.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RELATED NEGOTIATIONS AND POSSIBLE INCENTIVES FOR BUSINESS PROSPECT ND-042010. (551.087)

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

   
Item: EX2.  Claim of Hernan Guardado, Our File No. 10-C-032 (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO DENY CLAIMANT’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE CLAIM OF HERNAN GUARDADO, OUR FILE NO. 10-C-032.

CLAIM OF HERNAN GUARDADO, OUR FILE NO. 10-C-032 (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 ABSTAIN
6 Rep. Holguin ABSTAIN
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE


 
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