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Agenda: City Council - Mass Transit Department Board Mtgs for web copy.vte
Date: 6/28/2005
 
   
Item: 1.  APPOINTMENT: Ernesto Dominguez, Citizen's Advisory Committee for Mass Transit Department
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE APPOINTMENT OF ERNESTO DOMINGUEZ TO THE CITIZEN'S ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR. (ACTION - 05-39)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES

   
Item: 2.  BID: Solicitation No. 2005-206, Armored Car Service - Sun Metro
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO AWARD THE FOLLOWING:

IF THE APPARENT LOW BIDDER IS DISQUALIFIED FOR ANY REASON, THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO EXERCISE ANY OPTION LEGALLY AVAILABLE UNDER THE LAW BY AWARDING THE BID TO THE NEXT LOWEST RESPONSIVE AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER EVEN THOUGH THE BIDDER IS NOT NAMED ON THIS AGENDA.

AWARD TO: LOOMIS, FARGO & COMPANY

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM (S): 2

AMOUNT: $20,376.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

DEPARTMENT: SUN METRO

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 60600001-502212

FUNDING SOURCE: MASS TRANSIT REVENUE FUND

TOTAL AWARD: $61,128.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

ACTION: 05-40

PURCHASING AND THE MASS TRANSIT [SUN METRO] DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO LOOMIS, FARGO & COMPANY, THIS COMPANY WAS THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE [BY DEFINITION, MEETING SPECIFICATIONS] OFFER, FROM RESPONSIBLE OFFERORS.

THIS IS A THREE [3] YEAR REQUIREMENTS CONTRACT.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES

   
Item: 3.  BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-1116
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON BUDGET TRANSFER REQUEST # 2005-1116

(ACTION 05-41)

INCREASE APPROPRIATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT FEES OF UNION PLAZA TRANSIT TERMINAL FACILITY.

DECREASE 60600001/502215 $35,000.00 MASS TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION-OUTSIDE CONTRACTS-NOC

INCREASE 60600005/502412 $35,000.00 TRANSIT FACILITIES MAINTENANCE - LAND LEASES

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES

   
Item: 4.  RESOLUTION: Grant Application with the Federal Transit Administration
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD, BE AUTHORIZED TO FILE A GRANT APPLICATION WITH THE FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION, AND EXECUTE ANY RELATED DOCUMENTATION, AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER, OR HER DESIGNEE, BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY RELATED PAPERWORK, INCLUDING ALL DOCUMENTS, LETTERS, AGREEMENTS, UNDERSTANDINGS AND ASSURANCES CONTAINED THEREIN, AND APPLY FOR, ACCEPT, REJECT, ALTER, OR TERMINATE THE GRANT, TO MAKE BUDGET TRANSFERS, AND TO EXECUTE ON BEHALF OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT, ANY GRANT AMENDMENTS OR CORRECTIONS TO THE INITIAL GRANT AGREEMENT WHICH INCREASE, DECREASE OR DEOBLIGATE PROGRAM FUNDS PROVIDED THAT NO ADDITIONAL CITY FUNDS ARE REQUIRED, OR WHICH DECREASE THE AMOUNT OF MATCHING FUNDS, AND TO EXECUTE ANY DOCUMENTS TO REQUEST AND ACCEPT AN EXTENSION OF THE AWARD ENDING DATE FOR THE GRANT. THE GRANT AMOUNT IS $12,327,701.00 CONSISTING OF THE LOCAL SHARE OF $2,465,540.00 AND THE FEDERAL SHARE OF $9,862,161.00 TO AID IN FINANCING THE FOLLOWING ITEMS: (ACTION 05-42)

A. HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE;

B. TRANSIT ENHANCEMENTS (TERMINAL ARTWORK, CURBCUTS, DESTINATION SIGNS, SURVEILLANCE/SECURITY EQUIPMENT);

C. BUS SHELTERS;

D. UPGRADE FUEL FACILITY;

E. INTERNATIONAL TRANSIT TERMINAL;

F. CONTINGENCIES/PROGRAM RESERVE;

G. PREVENTIVE CAPITALIZED MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND;

H. PLANNING

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Castro YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES

   
Item: "NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC-CONSENT AGENDA
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ALL MATTERS LISTED UNDER THE CONSENT 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.

1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 21, 2005 AND MINUTES FOR THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 20, 2005. (AGENDA REVIEW)

3A. RESOLUTION: CONTRACT - ANTHONY W. PEARSON

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ANTHONY W. PEARSON, TO ASSIST THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL AT A BIWEEKLY RATE $1,269.23 FOR 40 HOURS PER WEEK.

FUND SOURCE: 01010001-01101-01001

[CITY MANAGER, JOYCE A. WILSON, (915) 541-4844]

3C. RESOLUTION: THIRD AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES - PARKHILL, SMITH AND COOPER, INC. ''NORTHEAST REGIONAL PARK-DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PHASE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A THIRD AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PARKHILL, SMITH, AND COOPER, INC. FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''NORTHEAST REGIONAL PARK-DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PHASE'' TO INCLUDE THE DESIGN OF A CENTRAL PAVILION IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED EIGHT THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED SEVENTY AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($8,470.00).

(THE CITY MANAGER HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY NECESSARY BUDGET TRANSFERS TO ACCOMPLISH THE INTENT OF THIS RESOLUTION.) (DISTRICT 4)

[PERSPECTIVA + 3D/I (P+3), JUAN CONTRERAS, (915) 225-3449]

4A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ALEXANDRA SWANN

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ALEXANDRA SWANN TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION AS A MORTGAGE BROKER MEMBER BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, DISTRICT 3. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

4B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: SEMA GONZÁLEZ

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

SEMA GONZÁLEZ TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION AS A COMMUNITY AFFAIRS MEMBER BY REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, DISTRICT 3. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

4C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: CARL ROBINSON

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

CARL ROBINSON TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION TO SERVE AS COMMUNITY AFFAIRS MEMBER BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

4D. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ROBERT S. AYOUB

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ROBERT S. AYOUB TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION TO SERVE AS COMMUNITY AFFAIRS MEMBER BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

5. COMBINING BUDGETS/BID DOCUMENTS: WESTSIDE COMMUNITY PARK AND WESTSIDE RECREATION CENTER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

TO AUTHORIZE THE COMBINING OF THE BUDGETS AND BID DOCUMENTS ON THE WESTSIDE COMMUNITY PARK AND THE WESTSIDE RECREATION CENTER PROJECTS INTO ONE BID PACKAGE IN CONFORMANCE WITH THE P+3'S PROGRAM OUTLOOK PLAN. [PERSPECTIVA + 3D/I (P+3), JUAN CONTRERAS, (915) 225-3449]

6A. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 205-206 - ARMORED CAR SERVICE - INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

IF APPARENT LOW BIDDER IS DISQUALIFIED FOR ANY REASON, CITY COUNCIL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO EXERCISE ANY OPTION LEGALLY AVAILABLE UNDER THE LAW BY AWARDING BID TO NEXT LOWEST RESPONSIVE AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER EVEN THOUGH THE BIDDER IS NOT NAMED ON THIS AGENDA.



AWARD TO: LOOMIS, FARGO & COMPANY

EL PASO, TEXAS

ITEM (S): 1

AMOUNT: $24,540.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

DEPARTMENT: STREET

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 32010283-502212

FUNDING SOURCE: BRIDGE FUND

TOTAL AWARD: $73,620.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

PURCHASING AND THE STREET DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO LOOMIS, FARGO & COMPANY, THIS COMPANY WAS THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE BY [DEFINITION, MEETING SPECIFICATIONS] OFFER, FROM RESPONSIBLE OFFERORS.

THIS IS A THREE [3] YEAR REQUIREMENTS CONTRACT.

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, FRANK VELO, (915) 541-4320]

6B. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-186 ROCKY BLUFF DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS RE-BID

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

CONTRACTOR: BAIN CONSTRUCTION

EL PASO, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: STREET DEPARTMENT

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 14200402-PBE04FC104-29114-508027

FUNDING SOURCE: 2004 BOND ISSUE

ITEMS: BASE BID $80,000.00

ALTERNATE 1: $ 1,500.00

TOTAL AWARD: $81,500.00

DISTRICT (S): 2

RECOMMENDATION:

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND STREETS, RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO BAIN CONSTRUCTION, THE LOW RESPONSIBLE, RESPONSIVE BIDDER. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REFERENCED CONTRACT APPROVED BY THE CITY ENGINEER, CONSTRUCTION BIDDING SECTION, AND THE CITY ATTORNEY. ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE BUDGET TRANSFERS FOR THIS AWARD AND PROJECT, AS NECESSARY.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, BUT WHICH DO NOT INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT AS AWARDED, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,000 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER, AND NOT TO EXCEED THE TOTAL OF 25% OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT PRICE AS AWARDED, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL.

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, BYRON JOHNSON, (915) 541-4308]

7A - 7M. BUDGET TRANSFERS: [OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4011]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

7A. BT2005-1164 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $1,509.66 FROM CLOSED CAPITAL PROJECTS TO A PROJECT TO FUND AN OVERRUN FOR RESLER DRIVE. FUNDING SOURCE IS PREVIOUS GO ISSUANCES (86 ELE, 88, 89A, 92, 93, 94 CULTR REC). (DISTRICT 1)

DECREASE $1,509.66 FROM 31115108/P59999926061/504405 OPERCNTGNCY

INCREASE $1,509.66 TO 31115108/PPW000719026061/508027 CONSTRUCTION

7B. BT2005-1176 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $10,255.72 FROM THE ZARAGOZA JOINT REPAIR PROJECT AND $6,801.28 FROM THE ZARAGOZA SCALES TO THE ZARAGOZA BATHROOMS PROJECT TO FUND CONSTRUCTION. FUNDING SOURCE IS 1989 REVENUE BONDS. (DISTRICT 6)

DECREASE $ 1,448.80 FROM 32000082/P50100543001/508016 CNTRCTDESIGN

DECREASE $ 1,190.00 FROM 32000082/P50100543001/508024 TESTING

DECREASE $ 3,647.17 FROM 32000082/P50100543001/508026 INSPECTIONS

DECREASE $ 3,807.66 FROM 32000082/P50100543001/508027 CONSTRUCTION

DECREASE $ 162.09 FROM 32000082/P50100543001/508051 PRGMGMT

INCREASE $10,255.72 TO 32000082/PPWBR0300443001/508027 CONSTRUCTION

DECREASE $ 6,801.28 FROM 32000082/PPWBR0300643001/508027 CONSTRUCTION

INCREASE $ 6,801.28 TO 32000082/PPWBR0300443001/508027 CONSTRUCTION

7C. BT2005-1192 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO APPROPRIATE $232,869 TO THE BOWEN PROJECT TO FUND WATER AND SEWER IMPROVEMENTS. FUNDING SOURCE IS REIMBURSED EXPENDITURES FROM EPWU. (DISTRICT 7)

INCREASE $232,869 TO 31255008/PBE04ST10427695/405067 REIMBEXP

INCREASE $232,869 TO 31255008/PBE04ST10427695/508027 CONSTRUCTION

7D. BT2005-1193 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $2,300 FROM PREVIOUSLY ISSUED COS TO THE TRAFFIC LIGHT SYNCHRONIZATION PROJECT TO FUND A CHANGE ORDER FOR CONSTRUCTION TO TXDOT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

DECREASE $2,300 FROM 31115108/P59999926061/504405 OPRTNGCTNGCY

INCREASE $2,300 TO 31115108/PPW003500526061/508027 CONSTRUCTION

7E. BT2005-1194 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO APPROPRIATE A CASH BALANCE OF $70,200 TO THE PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM PROJECT. FUNDING SOURCE IS 2003 COS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

INCREASE $70,200 TO 31260001/P50155760659/508010 DATAPROC

INCREASE $70,200 TO 31260001/P50155760659/407002 FUNDBALTRF

7F. BT2005-1195 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $120,321.40 FROM AN UNALLOCATED 2003 CO PROJECT TO THE PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM PROJECT. FUNDING SOURCE IS 2003 COS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

INCREASE $120,321.40 TO 31260001/P50155760663/508010 DATAPROC

DECREASE $120,321.40 FROM 31260001/P81000260663/508027 CONSTRUCTION

7G. BT2005-1196 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO APPROPRIATE $12,256 TO THE CEDAR GROVE PHASE 11-12 PROJECT TO FUND WATER AND SEWER IMPROVEMENTS. FUNDING SOURCE IS REIMBURSED EXPENDITURES FROM EPWU. (DISTRICT 3)

INCREASE $12,256 TO 31255008/PBE04ST10627695/405067 REIMBEXP

INCREASE $12,256 TO 31255008/PBE04ST10627695/508027 CONSTRUCTION

7H. BT2005-1197 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO APPROPRIATE $107,491 TO THE CEDAR GROVE PHASE 1-9 PROJECT TO FUND WATER AND SEWER IMPROVEMENTS. FUNDING SOURCE IS REIMBURSED EXPENDITURES FROM EPWU. (DISTRICT 3)

INCREASE $107,491 TO 31255008/PBE04ST10727695/405067 REIMBEXP

INCREASE $107,491 TO 31255008/PBE04ST10727695/508027 CONSTRUCTION

7I. BT2005-1201 PARKS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THIS BUDGET TRANSFER REQUESTS A NEW APPROPRIATION TO PURCHASE FURNITURE, TABLES, CHAIRS & CARDIO EQUIPMENT FOR THE EASTSIDE SENIOR CENTER.

(DISTRICT 5)

INCREASE $52,500 TO 51510404/P50022616326/407002 ESTREV

INCREASE $52,500 TO 51510404/P50022616326/508009 FURN&FIX

7J. BT2005-1202 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO APPROPRIATE $8,766.06 TO THE EDGEMERE BLVD. EXTENSION PROJECT. FUNDING SOURCE IS REIMBURSED EXPENDITURES FROM EPWU. (DISTRICT 5)

INCREASE $8,766.06 TO 31255008/PPWST0302227695/405067 REIMBEXP

INCREASE $8,766.06 TO 31255008/PPWST0302227695/508027 CONSTRUCTION

7K. BT2005-1206 MUSEUM OF ART

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

INCREASE APPROPRIATION TO PAY FOR PRINTING AND DESIGN SERVICES RELATED TO THE MUSEUM NEWSLETTER PROJECT AND FOR THE MUSEUM'S HOME HOUSE EXHIBITION ADVERTISEMENT.

INCREASE $4,050 TO 54500025/50105/502209 PRINTINGSVCS

INCREASE $4,050 TO 54500025/50105/407002 EST REV

7L. BT2005-1208 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $32,287.25 FROM AN UNALLOCATED CLOSED CAPITAL PROJECT TO THE HAWKINS EXPANSION PROJECT TO FUND DEMOLITION AND ASBESTOS COSTS. FUNDING SOURCE IS PREVIOUSLY ISSUED GOS.

DECREASE $32,287.25 FROM 31115108/P59999926061/504405 OPERCNTGNCY

INCREASE $25,000.00 TO 31115108/PPW005326061/508024 TESTING

INCREASE $ 7,287.25 TO 31115108/PPW005326061/508027 CONSTRUCTION

7M. BT2005-1209 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $42,712.75 FROM AN UNALLOCATED CLOSED CAPITAL PROJECT AND 1999 STREET RESURFACING FUNDS TO THE HAWKINS EXPANSION PROJECT TO FUND DEMOLITION AND ASBESTOS COSTS. FUNDING SOURCES ARE PREVIOUSLY ISSUED GOS.

DECREASE $ 297.15 FROM 31130101/PPW000826136/501007 LONGEVITY-CIV

DECREASE $31,389.61 FROM 31130101/PPW000826136/508027 CONSTRUCTION

DECREASE $11,025.99 FROM 31130101/PPW000826136/508024 TESTING

INCREASE $42,712.75 TO 31130101/PPW005326136/508027 CONSTRUCTION

8A. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: JOSE R. SANCHEZ

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PERMISSION TO USE PUBLIC STREETS, SIDEWALKS OR PARKS FOR SPECIAL EVENTS DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ENDORSEMENT BY THE CITY OF EL PASO OF THE CONTENTS OF ANY EXPRESSION THAT TAKES PLACE DURING THESE EVENTS.



JOSE R. SANCHEZ TO BLOCK OFF KYLE BETWEEN 344 AND 364 ON JULY 16, 2005 FROM 4:00 P.M. TO 9:00 P.M. AND ON JULY 17, 2005 FROM 9:00 A.M. TO 9:00 P.M. FOR A BLOCK PARTY. APPROXIMATELY 75 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART. BARRICADES MUST BE MANNED ACCORDING TO THE STATE'S ''MANUAL OF UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES''.

PERMIT # 05-073 [JOSE R. SANCHEZ] (DISTRICT 8)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTION WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL MONITOR THE EVENT AS NECESSARY WITH THE DISTRICT CAR. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO CITY OR APPLICANT. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

8B. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: SIMON OLVERA

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

SIMON OLVERA TO BLOCK OFF RANCHO GRANDE DR. BETWEEN 1300 AND 1332 ON JULY 3, 2005 FROM 6:00 P.M. TO 12:00 A.M. FOR A BLOCK PARTY. APPROXIMATELY 60 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART. BARRICADES MUST BE MANNED ACCORDING TO THE STATE'S ''MANUAL OF UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES''. PERMIT # 05-075 [SIMON OLVERA] (DISTRICT 6)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTION WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL MONITOR THE EVENT AS NECESSARY WITH THE DISTRICT CAR. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO CITY OR APPLICANT. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

8C. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: ALFREDO MELENDEZ

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ALFREDO MELENDEZ TO BLOCK OFF FLORY BETWEEN GRACE AND ST. CHARLES ON JULY 4, 2005 FROM 9:00 A.M. TO 9:00 P.M. FOR A BLOCK PARTY. APPROXIMATELY 90 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 100 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. BARRICADES MUST BE MANNED ACCORDING TO THE STATE'S ''MANUAL OF UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES''.

PERMIT # 05-078 [ALFREDO MELENDEZ] (DISTRICT 2)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTION WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL MONITOR THE EVENT AS NECESSARY WITH THE DISTRICT CAR. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO CITY OR APPLICANT. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

8D. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: STUDENTS AGAINST ASARCO

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

STUDENTS AGAINST ASARCO TO USE AMPLIFICATION (1 AMPLIFIER, 1 MICROPHONE AND 2 SPEAKERS) AT UNION PLAZA PARK - 117 ANTHONY ON JULY 9, 2005 FROM 12:00 P.M. TO 10:00 P.M. FOR A RALLY. APPROXIMATELY 50 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 100 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED.

PERMIT # 05-079 [JACQUELINE BARRAGAN] (DISTRICT 8)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM PARKS. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTION WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL MONITOR THE EVENT AS NECESSARY WITH THE DISTRICT CAR. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO CITY OR APPLICANT. (PARTICIPANTS WILL REMAIN IN THE PARK AND MAY NOT USE THE ROADWAY FOR THE RALLY.) THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

8E. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: FRANK SANCHEZ

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

FRANK SANCHEZ TO BLOCK OFF TIERRA ARROYO BETWEEN 12400 AND 12449 ON JULY 2, 2005 FROM 6:00 P.M. TO 2:00 A.M. FOR A BLOCK PARTY. APPROXIMATELY 60 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART. BARRICADES MUST BE MANNED ACCORDING TO THE STATE'S ''MANUAL OF UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES''.

PERMIT # 05-080 [FRANK SANCHEZ] (DISTRICT 5)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTION WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL MONITOR THE EVENT AS NECESSARY WITH THE DISTRICT CAR. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO CITY OR APPLICANT. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

8F. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: EL PASO PARKS AND RECREATION

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

EL PASO PARKS AND RECREATION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (12 MICROPHONES, 8 AMPLIFIERS AND 12 SPEAKERS) AT EASTWOOD PARK - 3110 PARKWOOD ST. ON JULY 4, 2005 AND JULY 10, 2005 FROM 5:30 P.M. TO 9:30 P.M. FOR SUMMER CONCERTS. APPROXIMATELY 12 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 1,000 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. PERMIT # 05-081 [ENRIQUE VALADEZ] (DISTRICT 5)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM PARKS. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTION WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL MONITOR THE EVENT AS NECESSARY WITH THE DISTRICT CAR. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO CITY OR APPLICANT. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.



8G. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: THERESA CABALLERO AND STUART LEEDS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THERESA CABALLERO AND STUART LEEDS TO HOLD A PEACEFUL PROTEST AT EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT CENTRAL REGIONAL COMMAND - 200 S. CAMPBELL (SIDEWALKS ONLY) AND ACROSS THE STREET AT THE EL PASO COUNTY DETENTION FACILITY - 601 E. OVERLAND (SIDEWALKS ONLY) ON JULY 2, 2005 FROM 10:00 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M. APPROXIMATELY 25 - 200 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART. THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (2 BULLHORNS).

PERMIT # 05-082 [STUART LEEDS] (DISTRICT 8)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTION WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL MONITOR THE EVENT AS NECESSARY WITH THE DISTRICT CAR. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO THE CITY OR APPLICANT. THE APPLICANT SHOULD BE ADVISED THAT DUE TO THE LIMITED SIDEWALK SPACE IN FRONT OF THE 200 S. CAMPBELL LOCATION SHE SHOULD ENSURE A LIMITED AMOUNT OF PARTICIPANTS BE USED FOR THIS SITE AS NOT TO BLOCK THE SIDEWALK ACCESS TO NON-PARTICIPANTS. IT WOULD BE BETTER TO USE THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF CAMPBELL AND OVERLAND, AS THE SIDEWALKS ARE WIDER. THE APPLICANT ADVISED THAT APPROXIMATELY 25-200 PERSONS WOULD PARTICIPATE. THIS IS FOR THE SAFETY OF THE PARTICIPANTS AND NON-PARTICIPANTS AS THE DEPARTMENT DOES NOT WANT AN OVERFLOW OF PERSONS TO UTILIZE A TRAFFIC LANE AS AN ACCESS WAY. THE EVENT WILL BE MONITORED BY A LIMITED NUMBER OF OFFICERS TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF ALL. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

14. PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: EXPANDING OPEN MEETING AND NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED FOUR (4) WEEKS

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A MOTION TO EXPAND THE OPEN MEETING AND NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION AS FOLLOWS:

REGARDLESS OF ANY WORDING TO THE CONTRARY ABOVE, THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION SHALL BE REQUIRED TO HOLD AN OPEN MEETING/HEARING ON ANY NEW ACTION PROPOSED FOR A PARCEL/TRACT THAT WAS PREVIOUSLY SUBJECT TO A CONTESTED HEARING. THE PETITIONER SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR NOTIFYING ALL PREVIOUS PARTICIPANTS OF RECORD (OF THE CONTESTED ACTION(S)) REGARDING THE SUBJECT, DATE AND TIME OF THE NEW HEARING.

POSTPONED FROM 05/31/05: PUBLIC ITEM PLACED BY RICHARD SCHECTER

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, GEORGE SARMIENTO, (915) 541-4193]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9A.  - 9D. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

9A. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A SPECIAL WARRANTY DEED CONVEYING TO EPT LAND ASSETS, L.P., LAND TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 4.69 ACRES OUT OF SECTION 21, BLOCK 81, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, LOCATED IN NORTHEAST EL PASO AT MCCOMBS AND PATRIOT FREEWAY. (DISTRICT 4)

[EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD, ROBERT ANDRON, (915) 594-5506]

9B. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO KERN PLACE MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE A PORTION OF CINCINNATI AVENUE BETWEEN MESA STREET AND STANTON STREET FOR ''CINCINNATI STREET MUSIC FESTIVAL'' ON SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2005 AND SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2005. (FEE: $137.50, SP-05011) (DISTRICT 1)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JULY 12, 2005 FOR ITEMS 9A - 9B

9C. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON05-00030, TO ALLOW FOR A PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT ON LOTS 267 AND 268, SUNRISE ACRES UNIT ONE, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.12.040 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: KARMA-JKS PROPERTIES, INC. ZON05-00030

(DISTRICT 2) [PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

9D. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON05-00038, TO ALLOW FOR A PARKING REDUCTION ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 1 THROUGH 5 AND A PORTION OF LOT 6, BLOCK 106 ½, HIGHLAND PARK ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.64.175 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: PLAZA PROPERTIES. ZON05-00038 (DISTRICT 2)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JULY 19, 2005 FOR ITEMS 9C - 9D

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10A.  APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: Harvest Christian Center
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PERMISSION TO USE PUBLIC STREETS, SIDEWALKS OR PARKS FOR SPECIAL EVENTS DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ENDORSEMENT BY THE CITY OF EL PASO OF THE CONTENTS OF ANY EXPRESSION THAT TAKES PLACE DURING THESE EVENTS.

HARVEST CHRISTIAN CENTER TO HOLD A 5K WALK/RUN ON JULY 4, 2005 FROM 6:30 A.M. TO 8:30 A.M. ROUTE: START AT 785 SOUTHWESTERN DR. TO REDD RD., TURN RIGHT ON REDD RD. TO RESLER, TURN RIGHT ON RESLER TO BISHOP FLORES, TURN RIGHT ON BISHOP FLORES TO THORN, TURN LEFT ON THORN TO DESERT BLVD. NORTH, TURN RIGHT ON DESERT BLVD. NORTH TO CRUSADE, TURN RIGHT ON CRUSADE AND FINISH AT THE CHURCH. APPROXIMATELY 250 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART. THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (4 MICROPHONES, 4 SPEAKERS AND 2 AMPLIFIERS).

PERMIT # 05-071 [ROB LEE] (DISTRICT 1)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. TXDOT FORM LETTER. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT IS REQUESTING THIS EVENT BE DENIED, DUE TO STAFFING. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS DOES NOT RECOMMEND APPROVAL.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10B.  APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: Rim University Neighborhood Association
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RIM UNIVERSITY NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION TO HOLD A PARADE ON JULY 4, 2005 FROM 10:00 A.M. TO 1:00 P.M. ROUTE: START AT THE INTERSECTION OF KERBEY AND BROWN TO RIM RD., PROCEED ON RIM RD. AND FINISH AT TOM LEA (UPPER) PARK. APPROXIMATELY 150 PERSONS AND 6 VEHICLES WILL TAKE PART. PERMIT # 05-076 [E R LILLY] (DISTRICT 1)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO, PARKS AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT IS REQUESTING THIS EVENT BE DENIED, DUE TO STAFFING. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS DOES NOT RECOMMEND APPROVAL.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11.  COMPTROLLER: RESOLUTION: Palo Verde Rewards
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO ACCEPT APPROXIMATELY $5.8 MILLION IN PALO VERDE REWARDS FROM THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY, DETERMINE HOW THE PALO VERDE REWARDS WILL BE USED, AND ESTABLISH ANY REQUISITE CRITERIA FOR DIRECTING THE USE AND ACCOUNTING OF THE PALO VERDE REWARDS. (DISTRICTS - CITYWIDE)

[COMPTROLLER, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4435]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12.  BUDGET TRANSFER: BT2005-1213 FLEET SERVICES
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROPRIATION INCREASE REQUESTED TO ADJUST FOR THE INCREASED PRICE OF FUEL OVER THE BUDGETED AMOUNT.

INCREASE $900,000 TO 37370510/45202/503124 FUEL INV PURC

INCREASE $900,000 TO 37370510/45202/404352 FUEL&LUBCHG

[OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4011]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13.  PERSPECTIVA + 3D/I (P+3): 753,000 - Pavo Real Pool Renovation Project
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

COUNCIL TO AUTHORIZE THE TRANSFER OF $753,000 TO THE PAVO REAL POOL RENOVATION PROJECT DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION ACCOUNTS FROM THE PARK PROPOSITION CONTINGENCY FUND IN CONFORMANCE WITH THE P+3'S PROGRAM OUTLOOK PLAN APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL ON SEPTEMBER 14, 2004.

[PERSPECTIVA + 3D/I (P+3), JUAN CONTRERAS, (915) 225-3449]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 15.  PURCHASING DEPARTMENT: Change Order No. 12, J.A.R Concrete, Inc., - Contract No. 2003-199, EPIA Fix Base Operator Ramp & NASA Apron Reconstruction Project
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE CHANGE ORDER NO. TWELVE TO J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC., FOR CONTRACT NO. 2003-199 EPIA FIXED BASE OPERATOR RAMP & NASA APRON RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT. THE AMOUNT OF THIS CHANGE ORDER REPRESENTS A CREDIT (TO THE CITY OF EL PASO) OF FIVE HUNDRED SIXTY THREE THOUSAND, FOUR HUNDRED THIRTY SIX DOLLARS AND EIGHTY THREE CENTS ($563,436.83) AGAINST THE AMOUNT BID BY J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC. FOR THE SCOPE OF WORK DEFINED BY SPECIFICATION BOOKS #1 AND #2, THE PROJECT DRAWINGS, AMENDMENTS AND CHANGE ORDERS. THE AMOUNT OF THIS CREDIT IS AWARDED AS PER RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE DEPARTMENTS OF EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, THE PROJECT MANAGER, PARAGON PROJECT RESOURCES, INC. AND ENGINEERING. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REQUESTED (CREDIT) CHANGE ORDER AGAINST THE FINAL ADJUSTED CONTRACT AMOUNT AND BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE BUDGET TRANSFERS FOR THESE CHANGES AS NECESSARY.

FUNDING SOURCE: 62620024-PAP0019-41054-508027.

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, BYRON JOHNSON, (915) 541-4308]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 16.  PUBLIC HEARING - HUMAN RESOURCES: Working Out of Class for Civil Service Employees
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DENIED



AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 8065, CIVIL SERVICE RULES AND REGULATIONS, TO ADD A NEW RULE ADDRESSING WORKING OUT OF CLASS FOR CIVIL SERVICE EMPLOYEES.

[HUMAN RESOURCES, TERRY A. BOND, (915) 541-4509]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 17B.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Special Privilege to Impact: Programs of Excellence"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO IMPACT: PROGRAMS OF EXCELLENCE, A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION, TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE A PORTION OF ANTHONY STREET BETWEEN SAN FRANCISCO AVENUE AND SAN ANTONIO AVENUE; WESTERN COURT BETWEEN ANTHONY STREET AND DURANGO STREET (ACCESS ROAD); AND THE ALLEY BETWEEN SAN FRANCISCO AVENUE AND WESTERN COURT ON SUNDAY, JULY 10, 2005, FOR AN ''ART AND SOL'' STREET CELEBRATION. (FEE: $50.00, SP-05013) (DISTRICT 8)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 17C.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Special Privilege to the Central Business Association of El Paso Incorporated
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO THE CENTRAL BUSINESS ASSOCIATION OF EL PASO INCORPORATED TO PERMIT TEMPORARY SIDEWALK VENDING FOR PARTICIPATING MERCHANTS WITHIN CERTAIN PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY IN DOWNTOWN EL PASO FROM JULY 4, 2005 THROUGH JULY 3, 2006.

(TOTAL FEES: $26,900.00, SP-05015) (DISTRICT 8)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 3B.  RESOLUTION: Termination of Tax Abatement Agreements
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER OR HER DESIGNEE BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, NOTICES OF TERMINATION FOR THE FOLLOWING TAX ABATEMENT AGREEMENTS:

COMPANY AGREEMENT DATE

LOWE'S HOME CENTERS FEBRUARY 1, 2001

PLASTIC MOLDING TECHNOLOGY (PMT) APRIL 17, 2001

PROVIDIAN BANCORP SERVICES MAY 29, 2001

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS OF THE RESPECTIVE AGREEMENTS AND WITH THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE STAFF AND DIRECTOR OF THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT.

[ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, DAVID G. DOBSON, (915) 541-4680]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 18A.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: TCEQ, Docket No. 2004-0049-AIR
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THAT THE CITY'S ATTORNEYS BE AUTHORIZED TO PROCEED IN THE CASE OF ASARCO

ASARCO INCORPORATED AIR QUALITY PERMIT NO. 20345; TCEQ, DOCKET NO. 2004-0049-AIR (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JAMES A. MARTINEZ, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 18B.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: ASARCO Particulate Reduction Contract
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THAT THE CITY'S ATTORNEY'S OFFICE BE PROVIDED WITH SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY REGARDING ASARCO'S SETTLEMENT OFFER

ASARCO PARTICULATE REDUCTION CONTRACT (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JAMES A. MARTINEZ, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 18D.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: Tax Abatement Agreement - MediaCopy Texas, Inc.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO FILE LAWSUIT

REGARDING TAX ABATEMENT AGREEMENT DATED JANUARY 8, 1998, BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MEDIACOPY TEXAS, INC. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JOHN NANCE, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 17A.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Special Privilege to Octavio Gomez"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO OCTAVIO GOMEZ PERMITTING THE ENCROACHMENT ONTO PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY OF THREE (3) ACCESSIBILITY RAMPS WITH STAIRS, FOUR (4) AWNINGS, FIVE (5) WALL SIGNS, AND TWO (2) OUTDOOR CAFÉS ALL LOCATED AT 115 DURANGO STREET. (ANNUAL FEE: $810.00, SP-05010) (DISTRICT 8)

[PLANNING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 17D.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Special Privilege to O.P.E.P."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO O.P.E.P. INCORPORATED TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE A PORTION OF OCHOA STREET BETWEEN FIRST AVENUE AND PAISANO DRIVE FOR A ''FOAM PARTY CELEBRATION'' ON SUNDAY, JULY 3, 2005 AND MONDAY, JULY 4, 2005. (FEE: $137.50, SP-05016) (DISTRICT 8)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7N.  BT2005-1230 CITY ATTORNEY
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REALLOCATION OF FUNDS FROM SALARY SAVINGS TO COVER OUTSIDE COUNSEL SERVICES.

DECREASE $90,000 FROM 03010024/01101/501000 SALARIES

INCREASE $90,000 FROM 03010026/01101/502109 EXTLEGALCOUSL

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7O.  BT2005-1230 CITY ATTORNEY
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

TRANSFERRING APPROPRIATIONS TO COVER ONGOING OUTSIDE LEGAL COUNSEL LITIGATION COSTS.

DECREASE $450,000 FROM 21010050/01101/501012 UNIFORMWAG

INCREASE $450,000 TO 03010026/01101/502109 EXTLEGALCOUSL

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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