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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 8/31/2010
 
   
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 AUGUST 24, 2010 AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF AUGUST 24, 2010 (RATIFICATION OF PROPERTY TAX INCREASE).

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF AUGUST 24, 2010 AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF AUGUST 24, 2010 (RATIFICATION OF PROPERTY TAX INCREASE).

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

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

MAYOR JOHN F. COOK AND REPRESENTATIVE SUSANNAH M. BYRD

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE GENERAL AVIATION COMMERCIAL LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AMERISTAR JET CHARTER, INC. TO EXTEND THE LEASE FOR TWO YEARS THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2012

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE GENERAL AVIATION COMMERCIAL LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AMERISTAR JET CHARTER, INC. TO EXTEND THE LEASE FOR TWO YEARS THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2012 UNDER THE SAME TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: ALL OF LOT 2A, BLOCK 4, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACT UNIT 10, CONSISTING OF APPROXIMATELY 76,888 SQUARE FEET AND ALL OF LOT 2B, BLOCK 4, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACT UNIT 10, CONSISTING OF APPROXIMATELY 72,027 SQUARE FEET, FOR A TOTAL OF APPROXIMATELY 148,915 SQUARE FEET OF REAL PROPERTY AND 14,481 SQUARE FEET OF IMPROVEMENTS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 1820 AMERICAN DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 3)

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

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT BY AND AMONG THE CITY OF EL PASO, MIDWEST CAR CORPORATION, AND INDEPENDENT LICENSEE OF NATIONAL CAR RENTAL & ALAMO RENT-A-CAR AND EAN HOLDINGS, LLC D/B/A NATIONAL CAR RENTAL AND ALAMO RENT A CAR OF THE JULY 1, 2006 VEHICLE RENTAL CONCESSION AGREEMENT.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT BY AND AMONG THE CITY OF EL PASO, MIDWEST CAR CORPORATION, AND INDEPENDENT LICENSEE OF NATIONAL CAR RENTAL & ALAMO RENT-A-CAR AND EAN HOLDINGS, LLC D/B/A NATIONAL CAR RENTAL AND ALAMO RENT A CAR OF THE JULY 1, 2006 VEHICLE RENTAL CONCESSION AGREEMENT. (DISTRICT 3)

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

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT OF THE INDUSTRIAL SITE LEASE BY AND AMONG THE CITY OF EL PASO, MIDWEST CAR CORPORATION, AND EAN HOLDINGS, LLC D/B/A NATIONAL CAR RENTAL AND ALAMO RENT A CAR FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: LOTS 1A AND 1B, BLOCK 1C, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT OF THE INDUSTRIAL SITE LEASE BY AND AMONG THE CITY OF EL PASO, MIDWEST CAR CORPORATION, AND EAN HOLDINGS, LLC D/B/A NATIONAL CAR RENTAL AND ALAMO RENT A CAR FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: LOTS 1A AND 1B, BLOCK 1C, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 3)

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

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT OF THE INDUSTRIAL SITE LEASE BY AND AMONG THE CITY OF EL PASO, MIDWEST CAR CORPORATION, AND EAN HOLDINGS, LLC D/B/A NATIONAL CAR RENTAL AND ALAMO RENT A CAR FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: LOT 1, BLOCK 1B, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF ASSIGNMENT OF THE INDUSTRIAL SITE LEASE BY AND AMONG THE CITY OF EL PASO, MIDWEST CAR CORPORATION, AND EAN HOLDINGS, LLC D/B/A NATIONAL CAR RENTAL AND ALAMO RENT A CAR FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: LOT 1, BLOCK 1B, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 3)

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

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL SERVICE FOR THE VENTANAS DESTINY PARK AT DESTINY AVENUE AND RUSTIC HIDDEN DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS. SAID PROPERTY BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF TRACT 1D, SECTION 46, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, T&P RR SURVEY, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL SERVICE FOR THE VENTANAS DESTINY PARK AT DESTINY AVENUE AND RUSTIC HIDDEN DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS. SAID PROPERTY BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF TRACT 1D, 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]

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT O.P.E.P. BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVICE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF OCHOA STREET BETWEEN FIRST AVENUE AND PAISANO DRIVE FROM 7:00 P.M. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2010, TO 2:00 A.M. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2010. (SPL10-00021).

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT O.P.E.P. BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVICE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF OCHOA STREET BETWEEN FIRST AVENUE AND PAISANO DRIVE FROM 7:00 P.M. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2010, TO 2:00 A.M. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2010. (SPL10-00021). (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4482]

"3G. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AFFIDAVITS REQUIRED FOR THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (TXDOT) MATCHING FUND ADJUSTMENT FOR ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED COUNTIES FOR TXDOT TRANSPORTATION PROJECT APPLICATIONS FOR 2010 THROUGH 2013.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AFFIDAVITS REQUIRED FOR THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (TXDOT) MATCHING FUND ADJUSTMENT FOR ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED COUNTIES FOR TXDOT TRANSPORTATION PROJECT APPLICATIONS FOR 2010 THROUGH 2013. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"3H. 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, 3, 4, 5 AND 8)

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

ATTACHMENT A

SOLID WASTE LIENS

AUGUST 31, 2010

LOT(S) 57 (5990.70 SQ FT), BLOCK 2, CUMBRE ESTATES (AMENDING PLAT) SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 1) $139.70 CUMBRE DEVELOPMENT CORP

118 NORTHWIND DRIVE $154.44 RAUL F. & CLAUDIA L. REVILLA

(DISTRICT 1)

216 PLACIDA ROAD $154.85 PATRICIA MARES

(DISTRICT 1)

3100 ALTURA AVENUE $208.71 ARMANDO F. MANJAREZ

(DISTRICT 2)

6700 EL PASO DRIVE $166.85 CRUZ ARMENDARIZ

(DISTRICT 3)

7427 KINGMAN DRIVE $139.70 GLORIA E. & 3 ORTIZ

(DISTRICT 3)

6244 IMPALA AVENUE $143.66 JAMES & CATHY L. JOHNSON

(DISTRICT 4)

10001 OAKWOOD DRIVE $115.74 JOSE M. LOYA

(DISTRICT 4)

11316 LAKE NEMI DRIVE B $126.19 FILIBERTO & RAQUEL LOPEZ

(DISTRICT 5)

LOT(S) 26 (3000 SQ FT), BLOCK 39, BASSETT SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 8) $138.07 CONFIDENTIAL

4025 BOY SCOUT LANE $215.31 MENDIOLA FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

(DISTRICT 8)

"3I. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT, BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, AND TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER AT EL PASO (''UNIVERSITY'') AND THE EL PASO COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT D/B/A UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER (''UMCEP''), WHEREBY UNIVERSITY AGREES TO PROVIDE MEDICAL CONTROL TO THE CITY'S EMS SYSTEM (''EMSS''), AS WELL AS RELATED SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT, BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, AND TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER AT EL PASO (''UNIVERSITY'') AND THE EL PASO COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT D/B/A UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER OF EL PASO (''UMCEP''), WHEREBY UNIVERSITY AGREES TO PROVIDE MEDICAL CONTROL TO THE CITY'S EMS SYSTEM (''EMSS''), AS WELL AS RELATED SERVICES, FOR AN ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $110,000 FOR THREE (3) YEARS, WHICH TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT SHALL NOT EXCEED $330,000, AND WHEREBY UMCEP AGREES TO THE USE OF PART OF ITS FACILITY AS THE BASE STATION FOR EMSS. SAID CONTRACT TO HAVE AN EFFECTIVE DATE OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2010 AND A TERMINATION DATE OF AUGUST 31, 2013, WITH THE OPTION, AT THE CITY'S SOLE DISCRETION, TO EXTEND THE CONTRACT ON A MONTH-TO-MONTH BASIS FOR A MAXIMUM OF SIX (6) MONTHS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, BRUCE D. COLLINS, (915) 541-4313]

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

POSTPONED FROM 08-24-10

"3J. RESOLUTION: TO APPROVE THE REVISIONS TO THE CULTURAL FUNDING GUIDELINES.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE REVISIONS TO THE CULTURAL FUNDING GUIDELINES.

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

"3K. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT (''MOA'') ENTERED INTO AND BETWEEN THE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION-OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL (''HHSC-OIG'') AND THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS (''CITY''), GOVERNMENTAL UNITS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, AS CONTRACTING PARTIES (''PARTY/PARTIES'').

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT (''MOA'') ENTERED INTO AND BETWEEN THE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION-OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL (''HHSC-OIG'') AND THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS (''CITY''), GOVERNMENTAL UNITS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, AS CONTRACTING PARTIES (''PARTY/PARTIES''). THIS MOA WILL ALLOW THE HHCS-OIG TO RECEIVE AND PROCESS INCOMING REFERRALS AND MAY REQUEST THE ASSISTANCE OF THE CITY IN PERFORMING INVESTIGATIONS INTO ALLEGATIONS OF CRIMINAL OFFENSES AT THE EL PASO STATE SUPPORTED LIVING CENTER. (ALL DISTRICTS) [POLICE DEPARTMENT, JEROME JOHNSON, (915) 564-7323]

"3L. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL GOVERNMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE COUNTY OF EL PASO/DISTRICT ATTORNEY, 34TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, FOR SERVICES TO THE CITY AND ITS POLICE DEPARTMENT RELATING TO ARRESTS AND PROSECUTION OF CASES IN CONNECTION WITH THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND PROGRAM FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 2010 THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2011

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL GOVERNMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE COUNTY OF EL PASO/DISTRICT ATTORNEY, 34TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, FOR SERVICES TO THE CITY AND ITS POLICE DEPARTMENT RELATING TO ARRESTS AND PROSECUTION OF CASES IN CONNECTION WITH THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND PROGRAM FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 2010 THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2011, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $208,500. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, MICHELLE GARDNER, (915) 564-7270]

"3M. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE MISSION VALLEY VISITOR'S CENTER OPERATING AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO MISSION TRAIL ASSOCIATION FOR THE MANAGEMENT AND OPERATION OF THE MISSION VALLEY TRANSFER CENTER VISITOR'S CENTER, AT NO COST TO THE CITY.

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (2) TWO WEEKS.

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE MISSION VALLEY VISITOR'S CENTER OPERATING AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE EL PASO MISSION TRAIL ASSOCIATION FOR THE MANAGEMENT AND OPERATION OF THE MISSION VALLEY TRANSFER CENTER VISITOR'S CENTER, AT NO COST TO THE CITY. (DISTRICTS 6 AND 7) [SUN METRO, JAY BANASIAK, (915) 534-5810]

POSTPONED FROM 08-10-10 AND 08-24-10

"4. BOARD APPOINTMENT: STEPHANIE L. FERNANDEZ TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

STEPHANIE L. FERNANDEZ TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 5A.  - 5D. 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.

5A. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE PERMITTING BIG BOY ICE CREAM, INC. TO ENCROACH ONTO A PORTION OF VARIOUS PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY WITH FOOD-VENDING CONCESSIONS IN THE DOWNTOWN AREA. (DISTRICT 8)

[ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, KIMBERLY FORSYTH, (915) 541-4165]

5B. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO TERMINATE ALL SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSES ISSUED PURSUANT ORDINANCE 16013 TO FOOD VENDORS LICENSED TO OPERATE IN THE PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY IN THE DOWNTOWN AREA. (DISTRICT 8)

[ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, KIMBERLY FORSYTH, (915) 541-4165]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 14, 2010, FOR ITEMS 5A - 5B

5C. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 8, SECTION 16, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING), AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: WEST OF DYER STREET AND NORTH OF MESQUITE FLOR DRIVE. APPLICANT: JOBE MATERIALS, LP. ZON10-00045 (DISTRICT 4)

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

5D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PARCEL A - A 1.451 ACRE PORTION OF TRACT 1B4, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY 242, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS (ZONE C-1/C, PARCEL 5 IN ORDINANCE 15672); PARCEL B - 2.158 ACRE PORTION OF TRACT 1B4, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY 242, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS (ZONE C-3/C PARCEL 6 IN ORDINANCE 15672); PARCEL C - AN 11.283-ACRE PORTION OF TRACT 1B4, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY 242, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS (ZONE R-3A/C, PARCEL 7 IN ORDINANCE 15672) FROM C-1/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITIONS, C-3/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITIONS) AND R-3A/C (RESIDENTIAL/CONDITIONS) TO A-O/C (APARTMENT-OFFICE/CONDITIONS) AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SOUTH OF NORTHERN PASS AND NORTH OF PASEO DEL NORTE DRIVE. APPLICANT: CIMARRON HUNT COMMUNITIES, LLC. ZON10-00048. (DISTRICT 1)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, LINDA CASTLE, (915) 541-4029]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 21, 2010, FOR ITEMS 5C - 5D

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

   
Item: 6.  ENGINEERING: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2010-255, CSJ 0924-06-310 for the Traffic Signal Upgrades 9 Locations to Medlock Commercial Contractors, LLC"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2010-255, CSJ 0924-06-310 FOR THE TRAFFIC SIGNAL UPGRADES 9 LOCATIONS TO MEDLOCK COMMERCIAL CONTRACTORS, LLC FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $1,562,223.45.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

AWARD TO: MEDLOCK COMMERCIAL CONTRACTORS, LLC

BASE BID: $1,562,223.45

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $1,562,223.45

FUNDING SOURCE: TXDOT SURFACE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM (STP)

DISTRICTS: 1,2,3,8

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

POSTPONED FROM 08-24-10

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7A.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of all of Lots 43-49, Block 4, Eastside Industrial District, Unit One, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from M-1 (Light Manufacturing) to M-2 (Heavy Manufacturing), and imposing conditions. 6880 Industrial Avenue. ZON10-00040 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (6) SIX WEEKS.

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF ALL OF LOTS 43-49, BLOCK 4, EASTSIDE INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT, UNIT ONE, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM M-1 (LIGHT MANUFACTURING) TO M-2 (HEAVY MANUFACTURING), AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 6880 INDUSTRIAL AVENUE. APPLICANT: WAYNE AND PATRICIA MAY. ZON10-00040 (DISTRICT 3) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, LINDA CASTLE, (915) 541-4029]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7B.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: An Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 2, Block 37, Ysleta Grant, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from A-O/C (Apartment-Office/Condition) to C-1/C (Commercial/Condition), and imposing conditions. 171 N. Zaragoza Road. ZON10-00030 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACT 2, BLOCK 37, YSLETA GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM A-O/C (APARTMENT-OFFICE/CONDITION) TO C-1/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITION), AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 171 N. ZARAGOZA ROAD. PROPERTY OWNER: ELVIA MENDOZA. ZON10-00030 (DISTRICT 7)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7C.  DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 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 downgrade Emerald Park Drive, from a minor arterial to a collector arterial, north of the proposed extension of Mark Twain Avenue and south of Eastla  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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 DOWNGRADE EMERALD PARK DRIVE, FROM A MINOR ARTERIAL TO A COLLECTOR ARTERIAL, NORTH OF THE PROPOSED EXTENSION OF MARK TWAIN AVENUE AND SOUTH OF EASTLAKE BOULEVARD. (EAST ETJ) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 8.  ENGINEERING: An Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 012393 which granted a special privilege to the El Paso Electric Company, owner, and El Paso Parking Inc., Lessee, to permit off-street parking within a portion of Rim Road right-of-way, by extending the term ten years, and revising the consideration, notification and indemnification provisions. SP-9558C "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (2) TWO WEEKS.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 012393 WHICH GRANTED A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY, OWNER, AND EL PASO PARKING INC., LESSEE, TO PERMIT OFF-STREET PARKING WITHIN A PORTION OF RIM ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY, BY EXTENDING THE TERM TEN YEARS, AND REVISING THE CONSIDERATION, NOTIFICATION AND INDEMNIFICATION PROVISIONS. SP-9558C (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING/TRAFFIC DIVISION, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4482]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9.  PARKS AND RECREATION: An Ordinance Amending Chapter 13.24 (City Parks and Recreation Areas) Section 13.24.200 Park and Recreation Facility Use and Fee Authorization, Subsection (D)(6) (Multiple Child Discount) of the El Paso City Code and Adding Subsection (E) (Needs Assessment Scholarship Program) to the El Paso City Code to Broaden the Applicability of the Multiple Child Discount and to provid  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED "

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 13.24 (CITY PARKS AND RECREATION AREAS) SECTION 13.24.200 PARK AND RECREATION FACILITY USE AND FEE AUTHORIZATION, SUBSECTION (D)(6) (MULTIPLE CHILD DISCOUNT) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE AND ADDING SUBSECTION (E) (NEEDS ASSESSMENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM) TO THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO BROADEN THE APPLICABILITY OF THE MULTIPLE CHILD DISCOUNT AND TO PROVIDE AUTHORIZATION FOR A NEEDS ASSESSMENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PARKS AND RECREATION, NANETTE SMEJKAL, (915) 541-4331]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Legislative Review Committee Report:"
   
 

NO ACTION TAKEN

LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE REPORT:

1. FOR NOTATION: FORMAL REPORT OF THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON AUGUST 23, 2010, AS SUBMITTED BY ANN MORGAN LILLY, CHAIR; AND,

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

A. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AMENDING THE HISTORIC TAX EXEMPTION INCENTIVE PROGRAM TO PROVIDE UP TO 100% EXEMPTION FOR CITY PROPERTY TAXES FOR ELIGIBLE PROPERTIES.

B. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON EL PASO CITY CODE REQUIREMENTS FOR INSTALLATION OF BIKE RACKS FOR NEW, ADDITIONS, ENLARGEMENTS, OR CHANGES IN USE OF ALL BUILDINGS OR FACILITIES; AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO AMEND TITLE 20 (ZONING), SECTION 20.14.090 (BICYCLE PARKING REQUIRED) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO EXEMPT CERTAIN COMMERCIAL BUSINESSES ALONG HIGH TRAFFIC CORRIDORS AND STREETS, AND REVISIONS TO ADDRESS APPLICATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF SUCH REQUIREMENTS.

C. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON EL PASO CITY CODE REQUIREMENTS PERMITTING DUAL PARK-POND AREAS; AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO AMEND TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS), CHAPTER 19.20 (PARKS & OPEN SPACE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

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

   
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VOTE


   
Item: 10B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: For notation: Appointments of City Representatives to existing and newly created Legislative Review Committees as a result of the reorganization of City Departments as approved by Council on August 24, 2010."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (2) TWO WEEKS.

FOR NOTATION: APPOINTMENTS OF CITY REPRESENTATIVES TO EXISTING AND NEWLY CREATED LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEES AS A RESULT OF THE REORGANIZATION OF CITY DEPARTMENTS AS APPROVED BY COUNCIL ON AUGUST 24, 2010.

[REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, (915) 541-4572]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Grant Agreement between the City of El Paso and Project ARRIBA Advanced Retraining and Redevelopment Initiative in Border Areas, Inc. (''Grantee''), a 501(c)3 tax exempt, non-profit Texas corporation for the purpose of creating a permanent and sustainable source of local nurses, teachers and information tec  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A GRANT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PROJECT ARRIBA ADVANCED RETRAINING AND REDEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE IN BORDER AREAS, INC. (''GRANTEE''), A 501(C)3 TAX EXEMPT, NON-PROFIT TEXAS CORPORATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF CREATING A PERMANENT AND SUSTAINABLE SOURCE OF LOCAL NURSES, TEACHERS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGISTS TO ADDRESS SEVERE SHORTAGES IN THE CITY OF EL PASO. GRANT AGREEMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $200,000 FOR A TERM FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 2010 THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2011 AND IS FUNDED FROM GENERAL FUND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPT. BUDGET #72010268. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN DODSON (915)541-4670]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd NOT PRESENT
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 NOT PRESENT

   
Item: 12.  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 Moreno Cardenas, Inc., a Texas Corporation, for a project known as ''McCombs Landfill MSW-729A Cell Construction and Site Development 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 MORENO CARDENAS, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''MCCOMBS LANDFILL MSW-729A CELL CONSTRUCTION AND SITE DEVELOPMENT IMPROVEMENTS'' IN THE AMOUNT OF $749,794.66 AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR TO A TOTAL OF CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $799,794.66. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on the approval of the El Paso County 911 District FY 2011 Budget to be presented by Mary Kozak, Director."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE EL PASO COUNTY 911 DISTRICT FY 2011 BUDGET TO BE PRESENTED BY MARY KOZAK, DIRECTOR. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX1.  Caples Land Company LLC and William D. Abraham vs. The City of El Paso, Texas; Cause No. 2010-1970 (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE QUINTANA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND CARRIED THAT THE OUTSIDE COUNSEL FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO PROCEED WITH AN APPEAL IN THE CASE ENTITLED CAPLES LAND COMPANY LLC AND WILLIAM D. ABRAHM V. THE CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2010-1970.

CAPLES LAND COMPANY LLC AND WILLIAM D. ABRAHAM VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS; CAUSE NO. 2010-1970 (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KARLA M. NIEMAN (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: ADD01.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding a Resolution appointing two members to the Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority Board."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED THE FOLLOWING BOARD MEMBERS TO THE CAMINO REAL REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY BOARD FOR THE POSITIONS IDENTIFIED BELOW, EACH OF WHICH SHALL TAKE EFFECT ON SEPTEMBER 1, 2010:

1. F. JAMES VOLK FOR POSITION 2, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE ON FEBRUARY 1, 2011; AND

2. ROSARIO HOLGUIN FOR POSITION 3, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE ON FEBRUARY 1, 2012.


DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A RESOLUTION APPOINTING TWO MEMBERS TO THE CAMINO REAL REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY BOARD. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

POSITION #2 POSITION #3

F. JAMES VOLK ADRIAN QUINTELA

IGNACIO R. TRONCOSO LUIS TALAVERA

ROSARIO HOLGUIN BELEN B. ROBLES

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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