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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL AND MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING
Date: 7/13/2010
 
   
Item: 1.  DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE: A special presentation and final report by the joint City of El Paso and El Paso County Complete Count Committee, U.S Census Bureau, and recognition of the contributions by the Complete Count Committee Members."   (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

A SPECIAL PRESENTATION AND FINAL REPORT BY THE JOINT CITY OF EL PASO AND EL PASO COUNTY COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE, U.S CENSUS BUREAU, AND RECOGNITION OF THE CONTRIBUTIONS BY THE COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE MEMBERS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, PHILIP ETIWE, (915) 541-4635]

   
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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.

"2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 6, 2010 AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 7, 2010 (BUDGET HEARINGS FOR MUNICIPAL CLERK, TAX, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH, ENGINEERING, AND PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT).

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 6, 2010 AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 7, 2010 (BUDGET HEARINGS FOR MUNICIPAL CLERK, TAX, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH, ENGINEERING, AND PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT).

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

"3. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN JR.

"4A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT OF THE INDUSTRIAL SITE LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), OPPORTUNITY CENTER FOR THE HOMELESS (''ASSIGNOR'') AND WEST TEXAS NON-PROFIT DEVELOPMENTS (''ASSIGNEE'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT OF THE INDUSTRIAL SITE LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), OPPORTUNITY CENTER FOR THE HOMELESS (''ASSIGNOR'') AND WEST TEXAS NON-PROFIT DEVELOPMENTS (''ASSIGNEE'') FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: LOTS 4, 5 AND 6, BLOCK 2A, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS, UNIT 4, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 6501 BOEING, EL PASO, TEXAS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, (915) 780-4724]

"4B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN ESTOPPEL AND CONSENT AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LANDLORD''); CP EL PASO, LTD (''EXISTING SUBTENANT''); CLEARVIEW EL PASO AIRWAY, LLC (''SUBTENANT ASSIGNEE''), AND CLEARVIEW EL PASO AIRWAY LESSEE, LLC (''TRS LESSEE'')

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN ESTOPPEL AND CONSENT AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LANDLORD''); CP EL PASO, LTD (''EXISTING SUBTENANT''); CLEARVIEW EL PASO AIRWAY, LLC (''SUBTENANT ASSIGNEE''), AND CLEARVIEW EL PASO AIRWAY LESSEE, LLC (''TRS LESSEE'') FOR THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY: A PORTION OF TRACT 4A25, BLOCK 2, ASCARATE GRANT, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, COMPROMISING APPROXIMATELY 376,586.841 SQ. FT., AND MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 1600 AIRWAY BLVD., EL PASO, TEXAS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"4C. 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 1, 2, 6, 7 & 8)

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

ATTACHMENT A

SOLID WASTE LIENS

JULY 13, 2010

5716 KINGSFIELD AVENUE $247.13 DWIGHT E. GRALAP

(DISTRICT 1)

LOT(S) 6, BLOCK 1, ROMER RAY ESTATES SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 1) $835.33 VALERY BUENDIA & ERIC BUGEN

3322 IDALIA AVENUE $172.44 HUMBERTO J. CARBAJAL

(DISTRICT 2)

8812 MOUNT CAPOTE DRIVE $273.52 ANDRES BERNAL

(DISTRICT 2)

9817 LA MORENITA CIRCLE $143.49 ARMANDO & IRMA GOMEZ

(DISTRICT 6)

8009 BOWEN ROAD $269.73 JOE L. & MANUELA GUZMAN

(DISTRICT 7)

E 41.5 FT & W 50 FT OF N 83 FT OF LOT(S) 30 (12575 SQ FT), BLOCK 2, MESA VISTA # SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 7) $139.61 PAUL O'ROURKE

272 LINK DRIVE $301.82 MARI D L RAMIREZ

(DISTRICT 7)

TRACT 6-C (0.361 ACRE), BLOCK 15, YSLETA SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 7) $248.61 SERGIO & DALILAH D. ALVAREZ

ELY PT OF LOT(S) 3 (0.700 ACRE) LOT 1 OF UNRECORDED MAP, BLOCK 6, CHRISTY SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 7) $192.87 JOSE M. URESTI

4500 HONEY WILLOW WAY $511.40 HUMBERTO & LAURA ENRIQUEZ

(DISTRICT 8)

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: BELINDA MENDEZ-ACOSTA TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (1) ONE WEEK.

BELINDA MENDEZ-ACOSTA TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, DISTRICT 3. [REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, (915) 541-4572]

"5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ANIBAL OLAGUE TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTIOON TAKEN: APPOINTED

ANIBAL OLAGUE TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"5C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MARCIA TURNER TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

MARCIA TURNER TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1. [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4886]

"5D. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MATT BOHANNON TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

MATT BOHANNON TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION AS A COMMUNITY AFFAIRS REPRESENTATIVE BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1. [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4886]

"5E. BOARD APPOINTMENT: BEN BOHANNON TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION, AS AN ALTERNATE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

BEN BOHANNON TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION, AS AN ALTERNATE, BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1.

[REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4886]

"6. REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO ESI COMPANIES, INC., A CONTRACTOR UNDER COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM GSA CONTRACT

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO ESI COMPANIES, INC., A CONTRACTOR UNDER COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM GSA CONTRACT, SCHEDULE 84, GS-07F-0185U, SIN 426-4S IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $480,090 FOR THE PURCHASE OF SIX VEHICLE MOUNTED SKYCOP LICENSE PLATE READERS (LPRS) AND SIX SKYCOP LPR TRAILERS FOR THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT.

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

FUNDING SOURCE: OPERATION BORDER SECURITY GRANT AND AUTO

BURGLARY THEFT PREVENTION AUTHORITY (ABTPA) FY10

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $480,090

REFERENCE NO.: 2010-253

DISTRICTS: ALL

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

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, ERIC SHELTON, (915) 564-7301]

"7. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-026 (TRANE HVAC SYSTEM UNITS, PROPRIETARY PARTS AND SERVICE) TO TRANE US, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-026 (TRANE HVAC SYSTEM UNITS, PROPRIETARY PARTS AND SERVICE) TO TRANE US, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $480,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES - FACILITIES DIVISION

AWARD TO: TRANE US, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEM(S): ALL

OPTION: 2 YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $160,000

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $480,000 (3 YEARS)

DISTRICT(S): 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 GENERAL SERVICES - FACILITIES DIVISION RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE SOLE RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

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

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

"8A. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-135 (WHEEL AND AXLE ALIGNMENT AND SUSPENSION PARTS AND SERVICE) TO DALTON BRAKE AND WHEEL AND STANLEY SPRING AND SUSPENSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-135 (WHEEL AND AXLE ALIGNMENT AND SUSPENSION PARTS AND SERVICE) TO DALTON BRAKE AND WHEEL AND STANLEY SPRING AND SUSPENSION FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $255,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES - FLEET DIVISION

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: DALTON BRAKE AND WHEEL

EL PASO, TX

ITEM(S): PART A, GROUP I

PART B, GROUP I

OPTION: 1 YEAR

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $35,000

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: STANLEY SPRING AND SUSPENSION

EL PASO, TX

ITEM(S): PART A, GROUP II

PART B, GROUP II

OPTION: 2 YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $50,000

FUNDING SOURCE: INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $255,000 (3 YEARS)

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A THIRTY-SIX (36) 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 GENERAL SERVICES - FLEET DIVISION RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

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

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

"8B. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-197 FOR THE COATES DRIVE PARKWAY IMPROVEMENTS TO G CONTEK, LLC

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-197 FOR THE COATES DRIVE PARKWAY IMPROVEMENTS TO G CONTEK, LLC FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $92,488.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: G CONTEK, LLC

BASE BID: $92,488

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $92,488

FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (2009-2010) 35TH YEAR

DISTRICT: 1

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 AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND 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 NOT PRESENT
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9A.  - 9C. 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.

9A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 13 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND PUBLIC PLACES), CHAPTER 13.24 (CITY PARKS AND RECREATION AREAS), SECTIONS 13.24.010 B (SALES OF GOODS AND SERVICES) AND 13.24.200 B 4 (PARKS AND RECREATION FACILITY USE AND FEE AUTHORIZATION), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO AUTHORIZE THE CONDUCT OF RUMMAGE SALES AT THE SENIOR CENTERS; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 1.08.010 - 1.08.030 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PARKS AND RECREATION, NANETTE SMEJKAL, (915) 541-4283]

9B. AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 13 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND PUBLIC PLACES), TO AMEND SECTION 13.20.040 C (SELLING MERCHANDISE PROHIBITED ON AND NEAR THE PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY) TO DELETE AN INAPPLICABLE PROVISION REGARDING NEWSPAPER STANDS, AND TO CLARIFY THAT THE EXEMPTION FOR YARD, GARAGE AND RUMMAGE SALES APPLIES TO ALL SUCH SALES AS PERMITTED UNDER THE ZONING CODE: THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 1.08.010 - 1.08.030 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [QUALITY OF LIFE SERVICES, DEBORAH HAMLYN, (915) 541-4686]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JULY 20, 2010, FOR ITEMS 9A - 9B

9C. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PARCEL 1: LOT 1, BLOCK 1, MONTECILLO UNIT ONE, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM C-3/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITIONS) AND C-3 (COMMERCIAL) TO G-MU/C (GENERAL MIXED USE/CONDITIONS) AND G-MU (GENERAL MIXED USE); AND, PARCEL 2: LOT 1, BLOCK 2, MONTECILLO UNIT TWO, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM C-3/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITIONS) TO G-MU/C (GENERAL MIXED USE/CONDITIONS). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: MONTECILLO BOULEVARD AND MESA STREET. PROPERTY OWNERS: EPT THE VENUE AT MONTECILLO APARTMENTS, LLC AND CAPITAL BANK SSB. ZON10-00020 (DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, LINDA CASTLE, (915) 541-4029]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 3, 2010, FOR ITEM 9C

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 THURSDAY, 7:00 A.M. TO 6:00 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 NOT PRESENT
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 10.  INTRODUCTION AND PUBLIC HEARING - EL PASO WATER UTILITIES/PSB: An Ordinance authorizing the issuance of ''City of El Paso, Texas, Water and Sewer Revenue Bonds, Taxable Series 2010 (Direct Subsidy - Build America Bonds)''"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF ''CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, WATER AND SEWER REVENUE BONDS, TAXABLE SERIES 2010 (DIRECT SUBSIDY - BUILD AMERICA BONDS)'' IN AN AMOUNT OF $15,000,000; AND RESOLVE MATTERS WHICH ARE NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE SAID ISSUANCE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD, ED ARCHULETA, (915) 594-5501]

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

   
Item: 11A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON10-00017, to permit an assisted living facility and a convalescent home, on the property 1053 &1061 Ranger Street. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON10-00017, TO PERMIT AN ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY AND A CONVALESCENT HOME, ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 17, 18, AND 19, RANGERS REST 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 IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1053 &1061 RANGER STREET. PROPERTY OWNERS: RAYMUNDO E. AND EVELYN SPENCER. ZON10-00017. (DISTRICT 7)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915)541-4633]

   
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 NOT PRESENT
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 Section 22, Block 81, Township 1, Texas and Pacific Railroad Company Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-3A (Residential) to R-5 (Residential). ZON10-00019."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF SECTION 22, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-3A (RESIDENTIAL) TO R-5 (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: WEST OF SEAN HAGGERTY DRIVE AND NORTH OF STAMPEDE DRIVE. APPLICANT: NORTHTOWNE VILLAGE JOINT VENTURE. ZON10-00019. (DISTRICT 4)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915)541-4633]

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

   
Item: 11C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 19 (Subdivisions) of the El Paso City Code to amend the procedural requirements of Chapter 19.24 (Mountain Development Area (MDA) Standards) and to add Chapter 19.27 (Hillside Development Area) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND THE PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS OF CHAPTER 19.24 (MOUNTAIN DEVELOPMENT AREA (MDA) STANDARDS) AND TO ADD CHAPTER 19.27 (HILLSIDE DEVELOPMENT AREA) WHICH ESTABLISHES THE HILLSIDE DEVELOPMENT AREA AND THE PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AREA. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN SECTION 19.42 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MICHELLE PADILLA, (915) 541-4903]

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

   
Item: 11D.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance vacating a utility easement measuring 10.10 feet in width, located within a portion of Lots 1 and 2, Block 16A, Scotsdale Unit 2A, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. SUB10-00090"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE VACATING A UTILITY EASEMENT MEASURING 10.10 FEET IN WIDTH, LOCATED WITHIN A PORTION OF LOTS 1 AND 2, BLOCK 16A, SCOTSDALE UNIT 2A, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. APPLICANT: LIEV ARCHITECTURE. SUB10-00090 (DISTRICT 3)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, JUSTIN BASS, (915) 541-4930]

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

   
Item: 12.  ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES: An Ordinance amending Title 9 (Health and Safety), Chapter 9.04 (Solid Waste Management)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (4) FOUR WEEKS.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 9 (HEALTH AND SAFETY), CHAPTER 9.04 (SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT) IN ITS ENTIRETY RELATED TO COMMERCIAL RECYCLABLES (9.04.190); TO AMEND CONSTRUCTION OR DEMOLITION WASTE (9.04.200), TO CLARIFY WASTE HAULERS REQUIREMENTS; ADD EMERGENCY POWERS (9.04.400); ADD FLOW CONTROL FOR MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE IN ARTICLE VII; CLARIFY FEE (9.04.410); CLARIFY ENFORCEMENT IN 9.04.0480. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 9.04.510 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 NOT PRESENT
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 13.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: An Ordinance authorizing the City of El Paso to sell the property municipally known and numbered as 800 S. Piedras aka 2914 E. Paisano to International Communications of El Paso, Inc. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED "

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EL PASO TO SELL THE PROPERTY MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 800 S. PIEDRAS AKA 2914 E. PAISANO TO INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OF EL PASO, INC. (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 NOT PRESENT
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 14.  PARKS AND RECREATION: An Ordinance amending Title 2 (Administration and Personnel), Chapter 2.22 (Open Space Advisory Board)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED "

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL), CHAPTER 2.22 (OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD), SECTION 2.22.050 (BOARD DUTIES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO CLARIFY THE DUTIES OF THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PARKS & RECREATION, NANETTE SMEJKAL, (915) 541-4338]

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

   
Item: 15.  PUBLIC HEALTH: An Ordinance amending Title 7 (Animals)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 7 (ANIMALS), CHAPTER 7.04 (DEFINITIONS), REGARDING THE ESTABLISHED FEES IN THE TITLE; CHAPTER 7.12 (DOGS AND CATS), SECTION 7.12.020 (REGISTRATION AND MICROCHIPS REQUIRED - APPLICATION - PROCEDURE - FEES - CITY-SPONSORED RABIES VACCINATION AND REGISTRATION CLINICS), RELATING TO THE FEES CHARGED FOR SPAYED, NEUTERED, UNSPAYED AND UNNEUTERED DOGS AND CATS; CHAPTER 7.24 (LIVESTOCK AND ANIMAL BREEDING), SECTION 7.24.060 (ANIMAL ESTABLISHMENTS - SHOWS AND EXHIBITIONS - PERMIT REQUIRED - RECORDKEEPING) TO ADD MODIFIED REGISTRATION FOR DOGS AND CATS UNDER FOUR MONTHS OF AGE; AND SECTION 7.24.080 (ANIMAL LITTER PERMIT) TO REQUIRE THAT A LITTER PERMIT NUMBER BE DISPLAYED IN ANY ADVERTISEMENT TO SELL OR TRANSFER PUPPIES AND KITTENS; AND TO CREATE SECTION 7.24.085 (SALE OF CERTAIN PUPPIES AND KITTENS PROHIBITED), TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF ANIMALS YOUNGER THAN EIGHT WEEKS OF AGE; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 7.04.080 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PUBLIC HEALTH, MICHAEL HILL, (915) 771-5702]

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

   
Item: 16A.  TAX OFFICE: An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute a quitclaim (tax resale) deed conveying all right, title and interest in real property described as Lots 3, 4, and 5 in Block 92 of the Grandview Addition to the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A QUITCLAIM (TAX RESALE) DEED CONVEYING ALL RIGHT, TITLE AND INTEREST IN REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 3, 4, AND 5 IN BLOCK 92 OF THE GRANDVIEW ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO JORGE M. SANCHEZ, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 34.05(H) OF THE TAX CODE. (DISTRICT 2)

[DELGADO, ACOSTA, SPENCER, LINEBARGER, AND PEREZ, LLP, CARMEN PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

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

   
Item: 16B.  TAX OFFICE: An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute a quitclaim (tax resale) deed conveying all right, title and interest in real property located at 3418 Louisville Ave"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A QUITCLAIM (TAX RESALE) DEED CONVEYING ALL RIGHT, TITLE AND INTEREST IN REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 3418 LOUISVILLE AVE. TO GENERAL INTERIORS, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 34.05(H) OF THE TAX CODE. (DISTRICT 2)

[DELGADO, ACOSTA, SPENCER, LINEBARGER, AND PEREZ, LLP, CARMEN PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

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

   
Item: 17A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action, as per citizen's request, concerning the prohibition of ''feather signs'' for advertising purposes."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO MAINTAIN AND ENFORCE THE CURRENT SIGN POLICY OF “FEATHER SIGNS” FOR ADVERTISING PURPOSES.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION, AS PER CITIZEN'S REQUEST, CONCERNING THE PROHIBITION OF ''FEATHER SIGNS'' FOR ADVERTISING PURPOSES. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 17B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action concerning (1) Raising the current cap on GAP financing administered by the Housing Program Division of the Department of Community and Human Development"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION CONCERNING (1) RAISING THE CURRENT CAP ON GAP FINANCING ADMINISTERED BY THE HOUSING PROGRAM DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF RENTAL HOUSING FROM $100,000 TO NOT LESS THAN $350,000 AND (2) DIRECTING THE HOUSING PROGRAM DIVISION TO COMPLETE THE EVALUATION OF INVESTMENT BUILDERS, INC. (IBI'S) APPLICATION FOR GAP FINANCING IN THE AMOUNT OF $613,200 ON OR BEFORE AUGUST 18, 2010 SO THAT IF THE APPLICATION IS APPROVED, THE CITY COUNCIL CAN CONSIDER MAKING THE AWARD ON AUGUST 24, 2010. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA AT THE REQUEST OF INVESTMENT BUILDERS, INC.]

[REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

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

   
Item: 18.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign the Agreement for Professional Engineering Services by and between the City of El Paso and Brock & Bustillos, Inc., a Texas Corporation, for a project known as ''Montwood Street and Drainage Improvements''"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND BROCK & BUSTILLOS, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''MONTWOOD STREET AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS'' IN THE AMOUNT $610,857.38 AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL OF CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $660,857.38. (DISTRICTS 5 & 7)

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

   
Item: EX1.  Friendly House, et al. vs. Michael B. Whiting, et al., Cause No. CV 10-1061-PHX-JWS (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO JOIN IN THE FILING OF AN AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF IN THE LAWSUIT ENTITLED FRIENDLY HOUSE, ET AL. V. MICHAEL B. WHITING, ET AL., CAUSE NO. CV 10-1061-PHX-JWS, IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF ARIZONA.

FRIENDLY HOUSE, ET AL. VS. MICHAEL B. WHITING, ET AL., CAUSE NO. CV 10-1061-PHX-JWS (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, LAURA P. GORDON, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX2.  Discussion and action on economic development related negotiations and possible incentives for business prospect PAL-0510. (551.087)
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RELATED NEGOTIATIONS AND POSSIBLE INCENTIVES FOR BUSINESS PROSPECT PAL-0510. (551.087)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIE TAYLOR, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: ADDEX1.  Discussion and action on legal issues relating to the contract between the City of El Paso and Waste Connections, Inc, passed and approved on April 27, 2004, Our File No. 10-C-105. (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, AND CARRIED TO POSTPONE FOUR WEEKS THE DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON LEGAL ISSUES RELATING TO THE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND WASTE CONNECTIONS, INC, PASSED AND APPROVED ON APRIL 27, 2004, OUR FILE NO. 10-C-105. (551.071)

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON LEGAL ISSUES RELATING TO THE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND WASTE CONNECTIONS, INC, PASSED AND APPROVED ON APRIL 27, 2004, OUR FILE NO. 10-C-105. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, CHARLIE MCNABB, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEETING  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA

ALL MATTERS LISTED UNDER THE CONSENT AGENDA, INCLUDING THOSE ON THE ADDITION TO THE AGENDA, WILL BE CONSIDERED BY MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD TO BE ROUTINE AND WILL BE ENACTED BY ONE MOTION UNLESS SEPARATE DISCUSSION IS REQUESTED BY BOARD 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. THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD 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 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD AS POSTED, UNLESS OTHERWISE REVISED BY THIS OR OTHER MOTION OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD, WITHOUT THE NECESSITY OF THE CITY CLERK READING THE WORDING OF EACH ITEM INTO THE RECORD.

"MTB1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING OF JUNE 08, 2010.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING OF JUNE 08, 2010. [DIRECTOR, JAY BANASIAK (915) 533-1220] (ACTION 10-38)

"MTB2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEMBERS (ACTION 10-39)

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

BOARD MEMBER EDDIE HOLGUIN JR.

"MTB3. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-192(GROUNDS MAINTENANCE MASS TRANSIT FACILITIES) TO DELTA UNLIMITED, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-192(GROUNDS MAINTENANCE MASS TRANSIT FACILITIES) TO DELTA UNLIMITED, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD OF $128,936.16. (ACTION 10-40)

DEPARTMENT: SUN METRO

AWARD TO: DELTA UNLIMITED, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $42,978.72

FUNDING SOURCE: GROUNDS KEEPING/HORTICULTURAL CONTRACTS - TRANSIT FACILITY MAINTENANCE

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $128,936.16

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 MASS TRANSIT RECOMMEND THAT MAHEIR JANITORIAL SERVICES BE DISQUALIFIED AS NON-RESPONSIVE, AND GREEN SCENE, INC. BE DISQUALIFIED AS NON-RESPONSIBLE AND THE CONTRACT BE AWARDED TO DELTA UNLIMITED, INC., THE VENDOR OFFERING THE BEST VALUE BID.

CONTACT PERSON: CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, CFO, 541-4293

KEVIN BUNCE, 534-5830

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: MTB4.  OTHER BUSINESS: Presentation by Jacobs Engineering, discussion, and action on the Alternatives Analysis and Locally Preferred Alternative selection for the Alameda and Mesa Bus Rapid Transit corridors.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 1ST MOTION - THAT (1) THE CITY WANTS TO CONTINUE TO PROCEED WITH ALAMEDA AS A LOCALLY FUNDED ONLY PROJECT, TO INCLUDE LOOKING AT HOW THE CITY CAN WORK WITH THE CAMINO REAL REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY (CRRMA) AND THE TRANSPORTATION REINVESTMENT ZONE (TRZ) TO HELP WITH THAT AND MINIMIZE CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION (CO) IMPACT; (2) CONFIRM THAT TEXAS AND MYRTLE ARE THE TWO TRUNKS FROM DOWNTOWN ONTO ALAMEDA; AND (3) THAT THE CITY MOVE FORWARD WITH THE FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION (FTA) APPLICATION FOR MESA IN SEPTEMBER OF THIS YEAR.

4A. DOES THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD OFFICIALLY APPROVE THE TSM (BRT LIGHT) ALTERNATIVE AS THE LOCALLY PREFERRED ALTERNATIVE FOR THE ALAMEDA CORRIDOR?

4B. DOES THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD OFFICIALLY APPROVE THE USE OF TEXAS AND MYRTLE AS THE ALIGNMENT WITHIN THE DOWNTOWN CORE FOR THE ALAMEDA CORRIDOR?

4C. DOES THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD CONTINUE TO SUPPORT THE ALAMEDA CORRIDOR TO BE A LOCALLY FUNDED PROJECT ONLY, RECOGNIZING THAT IT WILL IMPACT THE GENERAL FUND DEBT SERVICE (AT LEAST IN PART) SINCE THE ENTERPRISE FUND CANNOT ABSORB THE UPFRONT CORRIDOR INVESTMENT?

4D. IF THE BOARD DOES NOT APPROVE 4C ABOVE, THE ALAMEDA CORRIDOR WILL BE DELAYED UNTIL AT LEAST THE FALL 2011 TO ALLOW TIME TO COMPLETE THE APPROPRIATE ALTERNATIVES ANALYSIS FOR SUBMITTAL IN THE NEXT FEDERAL FUNDING CYCLE. DOES THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD DIRECT STAFF TO SEEK FEDERAL FUNDING FOR THE ALAMEDA CORRIDOR?

4E. DOES THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD OFFICIALLY APPROVE THE TSM (BRT LIGHT) ALTERNATIVE AS THE LOCALLY PREFERRED ALTERNATIVE FOR THE MESA CORRIDOR?

4F. DOES THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD WISH TO DELAY ACTION ON SELECTING TSM (BRT LIGHT) AS THE LOCALLY PREFERRED ALTERNATIVE FOR THE MESA CORRIDOR UNTIL COMPLETION OF THE CAMBRIDGE SYSTEMATICS FEASIBILITY ANALYSIS OF THE OREGON CORRIDOR FOR A STREETCAR SYSTEM, WHICH WILL DELAY ANY FTA FUNDING SUBMITTAL UNTIL AT LEAST THE FALL 2011 OR FALL 2012?

4G. IF TSM IS APPROVED AS THE LOCALLY PREFERRED ALTERNATIVE FOR THE MESA CORRIDOR, DOES THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD DIRECT STAFF TO COMPLETE THE ALTERNATIVES ANALYSIS FOR THE MESA CORRIDOR AND APPLY TO FTA FOR PROJECT DEVELOPMENT (WHICH ALLOWS THE CITY TO ENTER INTO THE QUEUE FOR FEDERAL FUNDING) IN SEPT. 2010?

4H. IF THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD WISHES TO DELAY THE SELECTION OF THE LOCALLY PREFERRED ALTERNATIVE FOR THE MESA CORRIDOR, DOES THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD WISH TO REVERSE THE ORDER OF THE BRT CORRIDOR PRIORITY TO ALAMEDA, MONTANA, MESA AND DYER, RECOGNIZING THAT WE WILL MISS THIS FEDERAL FUNDING CYCLE AND BE DELAYED AT LEAST ONE YEAR?

4I. DOES THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD HAVE ANY OTHER POLICY DIRECTION REGARDING THE BRT SCHEDULE?

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

   
Item: MTB4.  OTHER BUSINESS: OTHER BUSINESS: Presentation by Jacobs Engineering, discussion, and action on the Alternatives Analysis and Locally Preferred Alternative selection for the Alameda and Mesa Bus Rapid Transit corridors.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 2ND AND FINAL MOTION : TO APPROVE TSM (BRT LIGHT) ALTERNATIVE AS THE LOCALLY PREFERRED ALTERNATIVE FOR THE ALAMEDA CORRIDOR AND THE MESA CORRIDOR.

4A. DOES THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD OFFICIALLY APPROVE THE TSM (BRT LIGHT) ALTERNATIVE AS THE LOCALLY PREFERRED ALTERNATIVE FOR THE ALAMEDA CORRIDOR?

4B. DOES THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD OFFICIALLY APPROVE THE USE OF TEXAS AND MYRTLE AS THE ALIGNMENT WITHIN THE DOWNTOWN CORE FOR THE ALAMEDA CORRIDOR?

4C. DOES THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD CONTINUE TO SUPPORT THE ALAMEDA CORRIDOR TO BE A LOCALLY FUNDED PROJECT ONLY, RECOGNIZING THAT IT WILL IMPACT THE GENERAL FUND DEBT SERVICE (AT LEAST IN PART) SINCE THE ENTERPRISE FUND CANNOT ABSORB THE UPFRONT CORRIDOR INVESTMENT?

4D. IF THE BOARD DOES NOT APPROVE 4C ABOVE, THE ALAMEDA CORRIDOR WILL BE DELAYED UNTIL AT LEAST THE FALL 2011 TO ALLOW TIME TO COMPLETE THE APPROPRIATE ALTERNATIVES ANALYSIS FOR SUBMITTAL IN THE NEXT FEDERAL FUNDING CYCLE. DOES THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD DIRECT STAFF TO SEEK FEDERAL FUNDING FOR THE ALAMEDA CORRIDOR?

4E. DOES THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD OFFICIALLY APPROVE THE TSM (BRT LIGHT) ALTERNATIVE AS THE LOCALLY PREFERRED ALTERNATIVE FOR THE MESA CORRIDOR?

4F. DOES THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD WISH TO DELAY ACTION ON SELECTING TSM (BRT LIGHT) AS THE LOCALLY PREFERRED ALTERNATIVE FOR THE MESA CORRIDOR UNTIL COMPLETION OF THE CAMBRIDGE SYSTEMATICS FEASIBILITY ANALYSIS OF THE OREGON CORRIDOR FOR A STREETCAR SYSTEM, WHICH WILL DELAY ANY FTA FUNDING SUBMITTAL UNTIL AT LEAST THE FALL 2011 OR FALL 2012?

4G. IF TSM IS APPROVED AS THE LOCALLY PREFERRED ALTERNATIVE FOR THE MESA CORRIDOR, DOES THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD DIRECT STAFF TO COMPLETE THE ALTERNATIVES ANALYSIS FOR THE MESA CORRIDOR AND APPLY TO FTA FOR PROJECT DEVELOPMENT (WHICH ALLOWS THE CITY TO ENTER INTO THE QUEUE FOR FEDERAL FUNDING) IN SEPT. 2010?

4H. IF THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD WISHES TO DELAY THE SELECTION OF THE LOCALLY PREFERRED ALTERNATIVE FOR THE MESA CORRIDOR, DOES THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD WISH TO REVERSE THE ORDER OF THE BRT CORRIDOR PRIORITY TO ALAMEDA, MONTANA, MESA AND DYER, RECOGNIZING THAT WE WILL MISS THIS FEDERAL FUNDING CYCLE AND BE DELAYED AT LEAST ONE YEAR?

4I. DOES THE MASS TRANSIT BOARD HAVE ANY OTHER POLICY DIRECTION REGARDING THE BRT SCHEDULE?

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


 
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