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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 8/3/2010
 
   
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 JULY 27, 2010 AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 26, 2010 (BUDGET HEARINGS FOR POLICE AND FIRE) AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 28, 2010 (BUDGET HEARINGS - BUDGET WRAP UP).

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 27, 2010 AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 26, 2010 (BUDGET HEARINGS FOR POLICE AND FIRE) AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 28, 2010 (BUDGET HEARINGS - BUDGET WRAP UP).

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

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: APPROVING A DETAILED SITE DEVELOPMENT PLAN, FOR PARCEL 1: TRACT 11, BLOCK 49, YSLETA GRANT, AND PARCEL 2: TRACT 12A1, BLOCK 49, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, 9180 SOCORRO ROAD. ZON10-00031

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION APPROVING A DETAILED SITE DEVELOPMENT PLAN, FOR PARCEL 1: TRACT 11, BLOCK 49, YSLETA GRANT, AND PARCEL 2: TRACT 12A1, BLOCK 49, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.04.150. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 9180 SOCORRO ROAD. PROPERTY OWNER: YSLETA DEL SUR PUEBLO. ZON10-00031 (DISTRICT 6) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, TONY DE LA CRUZ, (915) 541-4329]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A TRAFFIC SIGNAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND CAMINO REAL PROPERTIES, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A TRAFFIC SIGNAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND CAMINO REAL PROPERTIES, INC., FOR PAYMENT OF $164,687 TO THE CITY BY CAMINO REAL PROPERTIES, INC. FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION BY THE CITY OF TRAFFIC SIGNALS AT THE INTERSECTION OF RESLER DRIVE AND DESERT PASS DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS. PAYMENT BY CAMINO REAL PROPERTIES, INC. IS FOR ALL COSTS RELATED TO OF DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE TRAFFIC SIGNALS. (DISTRICT 1)

[ENGINEERING, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVES THE EXPENDITURE OF ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $74,343.60 TO MEDLOCK COMMERCIAL CONTRACTORS LLC FOR ADDITIONAL CONSTRUCTION COSTS OF THE ARMIJO BRANCH LIBRARY COMPUTER LAB ADDITION.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVES THE EXPENDITURE OF ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $74,343.60 TO MEDLOCK COMMERCIAL CONTRACTORS LLC FOR ADDITIONAL CONSTRUCTION COSTS OF THE ARMIJO BRANCH LIBRARY COMPUTER LAB ADDITION. CHANGE ORDER 6 PROVIDES FOR LABOR, MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT FOR RE-ROOFING 7,800 SF OF THE LIBRARY ROOF, ADDING 21 DAYS OF CONTRACT TIME [CHANGE ORDER NUMBER 6] FOR CONTRACT NUMBER 2009-277. THE NEW CONTRACT SUM, INCLUDING CHANGE ORDER 6, IS $751,991.30. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT (915) 541-4423]

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN LOCAL AIR PROGRAM GRANT AMENDMENT #1 TO CONTRACT NO. 582-10-90258 BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE TEXAS COMMISSION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN LOCAL AIR PROGRAM GRANT AMENDMENT #1 TO CONTRACT NO. 582-10-90258 BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE TEXAS COMMISSION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (''TCEQ''), IN THE AMOUNT OF $479,214 TO EXTEND THE CONTRACT CURRENT PERIOD TO INCLUDE SEPTEMBER 1, 2010 THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2011, TO CONDUCT COMPLIANCE INVESTIGATIONS ON BEHALF OF TCEQ AT PERMITTED AIR SOURCES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, GASOLINE STATIONS, PAINT SHOPS, AUTO BODY SHOPS AND CABINET SHOPS. CITY MATCHING FUNDS FOR ONE THIRD OF THE AMOUNT OF THE TOTAL FY2011 GRANT ARE REQUIRED IN THE AMOUNT OF $158,140. THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE NECESSARY BUDGET TRANSFERS TO DESIGNATE THE REQUIRED MATCHING FUNDS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"3E. RESOLUTION: A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN BLK INVESTMENTS 2 FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (''LESSOR''), AND THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSEE'') FOR FIFTY-SEVEN (57) PARKING SPACES LOCATED AT 216 SOUTH OCHOA STREET IN THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY TEXAS AND ADJACENT TO THE MUNICIPAL COURT FACILITY IN DOWNTOWN

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN BLK INVESTMENTS 2 FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (''LESSOR''), AND THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSEE'') FOR FIFTY-SEVEN (57) PARKING SPACES LOCATED AT 216 SOUTH OCHOA STREET IN THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY TEXAS AND ADJACENT TO THE MUNICIPAL COURT FACILITY IN DOWNTOWN EL PASO (DISTRICT 8) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, LIZA RAMIREZ-TOBIAS (915) 541-4074]

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION SITUATED IN EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE DESIGNATED METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION (''MPO'') FOR THE EL PASO URBAN TRANSPORTATION STUDY AREA

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION SITUATED IN EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE DESIGNATED METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION (''MPO'') FOR THE EL PASO URBAN TRANSPORTATION STUDY AREA, HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS ''CITY'', AND THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, AMENDING THE TERM OF THE ORIGINAL AGREEMENT FROM AUGUST 31, 2010 TO SEPTEMBER 25, 2012. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION, ROY GILYARD, (915) 591-9735]

"4. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: REQUEST FOR APPROVAL TO ALLOCATE $1,200 FROM DISTRICT 1 AND $1,200 FROM DISTRICT 8 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT TOWARDS THE PURCHASE OF A POOL TABLE FOR THE POLLY HARRIS SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST FOR APPROVAL TO ALLOCATE $1,200 FROM DISTRICT 1 AND $1,200 FROM DISTRICT 8 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT TOWARDS THE PURCHASE OF A POOL TABLE FOR THE POLLY HARRIS SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER (DISTRICTS 1 AND 8)

[REPRESENTATIVE ANN LILLY, (915) 541-4886] [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4268]

"5. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUNDS:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE TAX REFUNDS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT A)

(ALL DISTRICTS) [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

ATTACHMENT A

TAX REFUNDS

AUGUST 03, 2010



A. SYED A. YUSOOF IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,512.45 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-1410-3100).

B. SELECT PORTFOLIO SERVICING, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,931.20 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #C733-999-0040-1500)

C. CMS C/O LPS PROPERTY TAX SOLUTIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,736.95 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #M090-999-0050-0200).

D. NORTH HILLS VILLAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,000.00 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #N425-999-0010-0100).

E. CHASE HOME FINANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,513.49 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #R220-000-0090-0800).

F. CMS C/O LPS PROPERTY TAX SOLUTIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,042.90 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #S541-999-0100-2500).

G. CORELOGIC FOR GMAC MORTGAGE CORP. IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,701.99 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES.

(PID #S917-999-002E-7650).

H. LAWYERS TITLE OF EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,423.70 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #S969-999-0020-0600).

I. CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,461.05 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #T251-999-0120-2700).

J. LAWYERS TITLE OF EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,572.44 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #T287-999-1430-1200).

K. BAC TAX SERVICES CORPORATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,887.20 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-0800-2500).

L. OSI RESTAURANT PARTNERS IN THE AMOUNT OF $35,683.64 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-3370-0125).

M. FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,040.98 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #V927-999-0270-4300).

N. LAWYERS TITLE OF EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,798.90 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #W145-999-0580-3500).

"6. REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO A&R CONTRACTORS OF EL PASO, TEXAS, A CONTRACTOR UNDER THE EDUCATION SERVICE CENTER REGION 19 PURCHASING COOPERATIVE, CONTRACT # 08-6245, FOR INSTALLATION OF A JOGGING PATH, CONCRETE SLABS FOR BENCHES, BOLLARDS AND A DOUBLE SWING GATE AT CITY RIGHT OF WAY THAT HAS BEEN VACATED FOR VEHICULAR ACCESS ADJACENT TO RIVERBEND DRIVE AND LITTLE LANE.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED AS REVISED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO A&R CONTRACTORS OF EL PASO, TEXAS, A CONTRACTOR UNDER THE EDUCATION SERVICE CENTER REGION 19 PURCHASING COOPERATIVE, CONTRACT # 08-6245, FOR INSTALLATION OF A JOGGING PATH, CONCRETE SLABS FOR BENCHES, BOLLARDS AND A DOUBLE SWING GATE AT CITY RIGHT OF WAY THAT HAS BEEN VACATED FOR VEHICULAR ACCESS ADJACENT TO RIVERBEND DRIVE AND LITTLE LANE. PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE EDUCATION SERVICE CENTER REGION 19 PURCHASING COOPERATIVE WAS APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL MARCH 4, 2008.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

FUNDING SOURCE: TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE GRANT AND PARKLAND DEDICATION FUNDS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $82,925

DISTRICT 8

[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: 7A.  -7D. 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.

7A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2025 PROPOSED THOROUGHFARE SYSTEM AS DETAILED IN THE MAP ATLAS OF THE PLAN FOR EL PASO AND ITS RELATED DOCUMENTS AS ORIGINALLY APPROVED BY EL PASO CITY COUNCIL IN 1999, AND AS SUBSEQUENTLY AMENDED, TO DELETE THE PROPOSED BERRINGER STREET, AS A COLLECTOR ARTERIAL, NORTH OF ARTCRAFT ROAD AND SOUTH OF THE PROPOSED EXTENSION OF ISELA RUBALCAVA STREET.

(DISTRICT 1) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES / PLANNING DIVISION, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

7B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC) CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.030 (SCHEDULE III - PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON CERTAIN STREETS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING SUNDANCE AVENUE FROM MENLO AVENUE TO A POINT 340 FEET NORTH THEREOF, EAST SIDE ONLY. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 5) [ENGINEERING, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

7C. AN ORDINANCE ADDING A NEW SECTION TO TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.80 (MISCELLANEOUS TRAFFIC REGULATIONS) OF THE CITY CODE RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE NEAR VULNERABLE ROAD USERS; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4268]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 10, 2010, FOR ITEMS 7A - 7C

7D. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 21, SMART CODE, CHAPTER 21.30 (NEW COMMUNITY PLANS) AND CHAPTER 21.50 (BUILDING SCALE PLANS), AND CHAPTER 21.80 (TABLES), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD AIRPORT SPECIAL DISTRICTS AND STANDARDS FOR THOSE DISTRICTS TO INCLUDE SEQUENCE OF COMMUNITY DESIGN, COMMUNITY TYPES, CIVIC ZONES, THOROUGHFARE STANDARDS, DENSITY CALCULATIONS, BUILDING SCALE PLANS, BUILDING CONFIGURATION, BUILDING FUNCTION, PARKING AND DENSITY CALCULATIONS AND DISPOSITION, PARKING LOCATION STANDARDS, LANDSCAPE STANDARDS, SIGNAGE STANDARDS, AND ARCHITECTURAL STANDARDS. THE PENALTY AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 21.60 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES / PLANNING DIVISION, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 24, 2010, FOR ITEM 7D

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

   
Item: 8.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2010-217 for the EPIA Butterfield Trail Golf Course Perimeter Fence Improvements to HRT Roofing & Construction, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-217 FOR THE EPIA BUTTERFIELD TRAIL GOLF COURSE PERIMETER FENCE IMPROVEMENTS TO HRT ROOFING & CONSTRUCTION, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $1,682,186.50 AND THAT CITY COUNCIL APPROVES THIS AS A CAPITAL PROJECT FOR THE AIRPORT AND THE CITY MANAGER SHALL APPROVE ALL NECESSARY BUDGET TRANSFERS TO EXECUTE THE PROJECT.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: HRT ROOFING & CONSTRUCTION, INC.

BASE BID: $1,682,186.50

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $1,682,186.50

FUNDING SOURCE: AIRPORT ENTERPRISE FUND

DISTRICT: 2

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: 9A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Parcel 1: Lot 1, Block 1, Montecillo Unit One, and, Parcel 2: Lot 1, Block 2, Montecillo Unit Two, Montecillo Boulevard and Mesa Street. ZON10-00020"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
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: 9B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance vacating a portion of Crosby Street (70' Right-of-Way), fronting Lot 11, Block 48, Lot 10 and Lot 11, Block 49, Lot 1 and Lot 20, Block 53, Lot 20, Block 54, Alexander Addition, SUB10-00067"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (2) TWO WEEKS.

AN ORDINANCE VACATING A PORTION OF CROSBY STREET (70' RIGHT-OF-WAY), FRONTING LOT 11, BLOCK 48, LOT 10 AND LOT 11, BLOCK 49, LOT 1 AND LOT 20, BLOCK 53, LOT 20, BLOCK 54, ALEXANDER ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (SUB10-00067) (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, RAUL GARCIA, (915) 541-4935]

   
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: 9C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance vacating a portion of Randolph Drive, Alexander Addition, an addition to the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. SUB08-00161"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (2) TWO WEEKS.

AN ORDINANCE VACATING A PORTION OF RANDOLPH DRIVE, ALEXANDER ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. APPLICANT: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO. SUB08-00161 (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, RAUL GARCIA, (915) 541-4935]

   
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.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: A presentation by the Community Scholars: ''El Paso City Services: Balancing Need, Equity & Fairness''. "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

A PRESENTATION BY THE COMMUNITY SCHOLARS: ''EL PASO CITY SERVICES: BALANCING NEED, EQUITY & FAIRNESS''. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4268]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 10B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to direct the City Manager to negotiate with other local entities to enter into the El Paso Criminal Justice Mental Health Jail Diversion Collaboration Agreement. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO DIRECT AS REVISED THE CITY MANAGER TO NEGOTIATE WITH OTHER LOCAL ENTITIES TO ENTER INTO THE EL PASO CRIMINAL JUSTICE MENTAL HEALTH JAIL DIVERSION COLLABORATION AGREEMENT, AND THAT THIS AGREEMENT BINDS THE CITY IN NO WAY WITH ANY SORT OF LIQUID FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO NEGOTIATE WITH OTHER LOCAL ENTITIES TO ENTER INTO THE EL PASO CRIMINAL JUSTICE MENTAL HEALTH JAIL DIVERSION COLLABORATION AGREEMENT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[CITY MANAGERS OFFICE, LEILA MELENDEZ, (915) 541-4859]

[EL PASO COUNTY COMMISSIONER, DANIEL HAGGERTY, (915) 546-2044]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX1.  Jake Canavan vs. City of El Paso; Cause No. 09-CV-043-KC. (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND CARRIED THAT OUTSIDE COUNSEL FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT PLAINTIFF’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED JAKE CANAVAN VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. EP-09-CV-043-KC.

JAKE CANAVAN VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 09-CV-043-KC. (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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX2.  Enrique Rodriguez v. City of El Paso, Cause No. 2009-2107. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND CARRIED THAT OUTSIDE COUNSEL FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT PLAINTIFF’S SETTLEMENT DEMAND IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED ENRIQUE RODRIGUEZ VS. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2009-2107.

ENRIQUE RODRIGUEZ V. CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. 2009-2107. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, LAURA P. GORDON, (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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX3.  Discussion and action regarding Empowerment Zone Loan RLF-75 to Magnolia 2720, LLC (Willis-Froetschel Building Group LLC). (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO AUTHORIZES THE CITY ATTORNEY TO TAKE ANY AND ALL ACTION TO PROTECT THE CITY’S INTEREST AND POSITION BOTH AFFIRMATIVE AND DEFENSIVE, AS NECESSARY, RELATED TO COLLECTION EFFORTS AND DEBT RECOVERY OF EMPOWERMENT ZONE LO NO. RLF-75 AGAINST MAGNOLIA 2720, LLC AND LOAN GUARANTORS JOHN FROETSCHEL, TERI FROETSCHEL, AND AMY SHOEMAKER. THIS MOTION IS INTENDED TO GRANT BROAD AUTHORITY TO THE CITY ATTORNEY TO TAKE ANY ACTION NECESSARY TO ADDRESS THESE MATTERS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE INITIATION OF AND RESPONSE TO, LITIGATION, PROOF OF CLAIMS, COMPLAINTS AND ANY OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE, JUDICIAL OR NON-JUDICIAL PROCEEDING OR PROCESS, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE CITY MANAGER. THIS AUTHORIZATION ALSO AUTHORIZES THE CITY ATTORNEY TO RETAIN OUTSIDE COUNSEL IN CONNECTION WITH THIS MATTER.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING EMPOWERMENT ZONE LOAN RLF-75 TO MAGNOLIA 2720, LLC (WILLIS-FROETSCHEL BUILDING GROUP LLC). (551.071)

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

   
Item: ADD01.  CITY MANAGER: City Manager's report of current events and issues:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 1ST MOTION - TO RECONSIDER THE FUNDING FOR PROJECT ARRIBA AND TO REDUCE IT FROM $300,000 TO $50,000. THE MOTION FAILED.

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON FY 2011 BUDGET WRAP UP SESSION.

[OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4777]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: ADD01.  CITY MANAGER: City Manager's report of current events and issues:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 2ND MOTION - TO REDUCE PROJECT ARRIBA’S FUNDING TO LAST YEAR’S AMOUNT OF $200,000.

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON FY 2011 BUDGET WRAP UP SESSION.

[OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4777]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd NO
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 NO
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: ADD01.  CITY MANAGER: City Manager's report of current events and issues:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 3RD MOTION - TO REDUCE REDCO’S BUDGET FROM $150,000 TO ZERO. THE MOTION FAILED.

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON FY 2011 BUDGET WRAP UP SESSION.

[OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4777]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NO
2 Rep. Byrd NO
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson NO
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega NO
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook NO (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: ADD01.  CITY MANAGER: City Manager's report of current events and issues:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 4TH MOTION - TO ACCEPT THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER; MINUS CLOSING THE MAIN LIBRARY ON SUNDAYS; MINUS CLOSING 4 OF THE 9 POOLS FOR 18 WEEKS; REDUCE THE YOUTH SCHOLARSHIPS TO $100,000; AND APPLY THE EXTRA $33,000 CREDIT BACK TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT, WITH AN AMENDMENT THAT THERE IS A REQUIREMENT FOR A THREE DAY FURLOUGH AND IF THE POLICE DEPARTMENT MAKES UP THE SAVINGS THEN THEY CAN REDUCE THE NUMBER OF FURLOUGH DAYS.

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON FY 2011 BUDGET WRAP UP SESSION.

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

   
Item: ADD01.  CITY MANAGER: City Manager's report of current events and issues:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 5TH MOTION - TO DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO WORK WITH THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE TO DETERMINE WHAT COSTS COULD BE PARED FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION BUDGET IN KEEPING WITH THE CURRENT CITY CHARTER.

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON FY 2011 BUDGET WRAP UP SESSION.

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

   
Item: ADD01.  CITY MANAGER: City Manager's report of current events and issues:"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 6TH AND FINAL MOTION - THAT CITY STAFF REPLACE THE HOUSTON ELEMENTARY PROGRAM WITH EITHER COLDWELL ELEMENTARY OR PAUL MORENO ELEMENTARY, AND TO ADD ON AN ADDITIONAL SITE ON THE FAR EASTSIDE.

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON FY 2011 BUDGET WRAP UP SESSION.

[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 DID NOT VOTE


 
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