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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 11/30/2010
 
   
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 NOVEMBER 16, 2010, THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 10, 2010 (CANVASS OF RETURNS OF THE 2010 CITY SPECIAL ELECTION), AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 18, 2010 (HOUSING AND TRANSPORTATION AFFORDABILITY INDEX).

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 16, 2010, THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 10, 2010 (CANVASS OF RETURNS OF THE 2010 CITY SPECIAL ELECTION), AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 18, 2010 (HOUSING AND TRANSPORTATION AFFORDABILITY INDEX). [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ''SUPPLEMENTAL LEASE AGREEMENT NO. 4'' TO LEASE NO. GS-07B-15258 BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ''SUPPLEMENTAL LEASE AGREEMENT NO. 4'' TO LEASE NO. GS-07B-15258 BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF LEASED AREA USED BY THE TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION (TSA) AS OFFICE SPACE IN THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TERMINAL BUILDING EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, (915) 780-4793]

"3C. RESOLUTION: RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN AN ''AGREEMENT TO CONTRIBUTE FUNDS - LOCAL GOVERNMENT'' BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND THE STATE OF TEXAS ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (''STATE'').

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN AN ''AGREEMENT TO CONTRIBUTE FUNDS - LOCAL GOVERNMENT'' BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND THE STATE OF TEXAS ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (''STATE''). THE SCOPE OF WORK FOR THIS AGREEMENT IS DESCRIBED AS THE ACQUISITION OF RIGHT OF WAY AND ADJUSTMENT OF UTILITIES FOR A HIGHWAY PROJECT ON HIGHWAY NO. LOOP 375 FROM 0.303 MILES NORTH INTER. LP 375/BOB HOPE DR TO 0.233 MILES SOUTH INTER. LP/375 BOB HOPE DR. THE CITY'S SHARE IS 4.8% OF THE TOTAL COSTS OF THE PROPERTY ACQUISITION. THE INITIAL ESTIMATE OF THE CITY'S SHARE IS $38,105.

(DISTRICT 6 & EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION)

[DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TERRY QUEZADA (915) 621-6750]

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE SALE AND SERVICE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IS A PERMISSIBLE ACTIVITY WITHIN THE OUTDOOR PATIO AREAS AS DESCRIBED IN THE SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSE GRANTED TO ROSE WORKS ENTERPRISES, INC. DOING BUSINESS AS UNION CLUB/DRINKERY, DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS SPL10-00031

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE SALE AND SERVICE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IS A PERMISSIBLE ACTIVITY WITHIN THE OUTDOOR PATIO AREAS AS DESCRIBED IN THE SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSE GRANTED TO ROSE WORKS ENTERPRISES, INC. DOING BUSINESS AS UNION CLUB/DRINKERY, DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS SPL10-00031 (DISTRICT 8)

[DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4482]

"3G. 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, 6, 7 & 8)

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

ATTACHMENT ''A''

SOLID WATE LIENS

NOVEMBER 30, 2010

623 TEPIC DRIVE $268.37 CHERIE L (RT) HICKMAN

(DISTRICT 1)

9736 GALILEE DRIVE $228.12 CESAR M. CASTRO

(DISTRICT 6)

8015 GLENDALE AVENUE $171.90 JORGE M. & ALEJANDRA SERNA

(DISTRICT 7)

8032 GLENDALE AVENUE $203.59 ROBERTO JR. & MARIO O. MARTINEZ

(DISTRICT 7)

1735 LARRY HINSON DRIVE $211.66 NICHOLAS & NAOMI R. PINO

(DISTRICT 7)

7909 LIRIO ROAD $149.03 LILIA DELGADO

(DISTRICT 7)

349 MARICELA DRIVE $143.67 ELVIRA D. VALENZUELA

(DISTRICT 7)

319 MILTON ROAD $640.96 JAIME S. & OTILIA B. QUINTANA

(DISTRICT 7)

324 MILTON RD., APT C. $149.03 ISABEL GOMEZ

(DISTRICT 7)

421 KYLE STREET $230.63 LEOPOLDO & MARIA MARQUEZ

(DISTRICT 8)

3419 LA LUZ AVENUE $156.33 ANTONIO DILL

(DISTRICT 8)

"3H. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN E.P. TRANSMOUNTAIN RESIDENTIAL, L.L.C. AND THE CITY OF EL PASO,

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN E.P. TRANSMOUNTAIN RESIDENTIAL, L.L.C. AND THE CITY OF EL PASO, PURSUANT TO TEXAS LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE, CHAPTER 212, SUBCHAPTER C, SECTION 212.071, AND CHAPTER 19.12 OF THE CITY CODE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF CERTAIN PARKLAND IMPROVEMENTS TO PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF TRACT 9A, LAURA E. MUNDY SURVEY NO. 238, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS (THE ''PARK SITE'') AND MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN THE METES AND BOUNDS DESCRIPTION ATTACHED TO THE DEDICATION DEED AS EXHIBIT A.

FURTHER, THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND ACCEPT A DEDICATION DEED, AS EXHIBIT A, FROM E.P. TRANSMOUNTAIN RESIDENTIAL, L.L.C. CONVEYING TO THE CITY OF EL PASO A 1.4965 ACRE PARCEL OF LAND, MORE OR LESS, FOR PARKLAND PURPOSES, IN SATISFACTION OF THE COMMUNITY PARKLAND REQUIREMENTS IMPOSED BY TITLE 19. ACCEPTANCE OF THE DEDICATION DEED IS CONDITIONED ON APPROVAL OF THE DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT. (DISTRICT 1)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, RAUL GARCIA, (915) 541-4935]

"4A. REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO ADVANCED SECURITY CONTRACTORS, INC., FOR INSTALLATION OF VIDEO SECURITY CAMERA SYSTEMS AT THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF ART, MUSEUM OF HISTORY, AND MUSEUM OF ARCHEOLOGY. ADVANCED SECURITY CONTRACTORS, INC. IS THE SOLE SOURCE FOR I3DVR CLOSED CIRCUIT TV SYSTEMS INSTALLED AT VARIOUS CITY BUILDINGS.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER, FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO ADVANCED SECURITY CONTRACTORS, INC., FOR INSTALLATION OF VIDEO SECURITY CAMERA SYSTEMS AT THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF ART, MUSEUM OF HISTORY, AND MUSEUM OF ARCHEOLOGY. ADVANCED SECURITY CONTRACTORS, INC. IS THE SOLE SOURCE FOR I3DVR CLOSED CIRCUIT TV SYSTEMS INSTALLED AT VARIOUS CITY BUILDINGS. ESTIMATED EXPENDITURE IS $107,991.19.

DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

FUNDING SOURCE: 2010 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $107,991.19

REFERENCE NO.; 2011-096

DISTICTS: ALL

[INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, ART ARMAS, (915) 541-4288]

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, BRUCE COLLINS, (915) 541-4313]

"4B. REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO CAROLE FEUERMAN OF NEW YORK, NEW YORK FOR THE PURCHASE OF A WORK OF ART ENTITLED SUMMER, WHICH IS A HYPER-REALISTIC SCULPTURE, AND WAS CHOSEN BY MUSEUM OF ART MEMBERS AS THEIR MEMBERS' CHOICE PURCHASE.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER OF THE FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO CAROLE FEUERMAN OF NEW YORK, NEW YORK FOR THE PURCHASE OF A WORK OF ART ENTITLED SUMMER, WHICH IS A HYPER-REALISTIC SCULPTURE, AND WAS CHOSEN BY MUSEUM OF ART MEMBERS AS THEIR MEMBERS' CHOICE PURCHASE. THE PURCHASE IS EXEMPT FROM COMPETITIVE BIDDING AS A SOLE SOURCE SINCE THIS WORK OF ART IS DISTINCT AND HAS UNIQUE CHARACTERISTICS AND IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO DEVELOP OBJECTIVE SPECIFICATIONS.

THIS IS A SOLE SOURCE PURCHASE.

DEPARTMENT: MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS

AWARD TO: CAROLE FEUERMAN

NEW YORK, NEW YORK

TOTAL AWARD: $80,000

FUNDING SOURCE: LIPSCOMB MUSEUM & KATHERINE HARVEY WHITE ACQUISITION FUNDS CULTURAL WORKS

REFERENCE NO.: 2011-094

DISTRICTS: ALL

[MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, SEAN MCGLYNN, (915) 541-4898]

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

"4C. REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHAE ORDER: TO HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY, A CONTRACTOR UNDER DIR CONTRACT # DIR-SDD-1364, FOR HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, SUPPORT, AND INSTALLATION OF A STORAGE AREA NETWORK.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTH0RIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY, A CONTRACTOR UNDER DIR CONTRACT # DIR-SDD-1364, FOR HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, SUPPORT, AND INSTALLATION OF A STORAGE AREA NETWORK. THE CITY HAS MADE THE DETERMINATION THAT PURCHASING FROM THIS COOPERATIVE OFFERS THE MOST COST-EFFECTIVE PRICING.

THE PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES (DIR) WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 27, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

AWARD TO: HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY

PALO ALTO, CA

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $156,999.46

FUNDING SOURCE: URBAN AREA SECURITY INITIATIVE (UASI-FUSION CENTER 2008) - DATA PROCESSING EQUIPMENT

REFERENCE NO.: 2011-098

DISTRICTS: ALL

[POLICE, ERIC SHELTON, (915) 564-7309]

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

"5A. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-046 FOR THE PUEBLO VIEJO PARK IMPROVEMENTS TO CPME, LLC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED AS REVISED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-046 FOR THE PUEBLO VIEJO PARK IMPROVEMENTS TO CPME, LLC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $233,373.09.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

AWARD TO: CPME, LLC.

BASE BID: $233,373.09

TOTAL ESTIMATED COMPLETION: $233,373.09

FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT 36TH YEAR

DISTRICT: 6

IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY CONTRACTS OR OTHER DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

WORK UNDER THIS UNIT PRICE CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED VALUE AND WILL BE ORDERED, PERFORMED, INVOICED, AND PAID BY MEASURED QUANTITY. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED VALUE AND WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL OF UNIT PRICES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM.

AS A PART OF THIS AWARD, UPON THE REVIEW OF THE CITY ATTORNEY, THE CITY ENGINEER MAY WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION FROM CITY COUNCIL APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER EXECUTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE PROJECT, WHICH ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW, DO NOT MAKE CHANGES TO THE PRICES AND ARE WITHIN THE APPROPRIATE BUDGET.

THIS IS A LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT. THE ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND PARKS DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

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

"5B. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-026 [ANIMAL FOOD (GRAINS, PELLETS, ETC.)] TO NORTHEAST-FEED, INC. OF EL PASO, TX; PREMIUM NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS, INC. OF SHAWNEE, KS; AND VALLEY FEED AND SUPPLY, INC. OF EL PASO, TX

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-026 [ANIMAL FOOD (GRAINS, PELLETS, ETC.)] TO NORTHEAST-FEED, INC. OF EL PASO, TX; PREMIUM NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS, INC. OF SHAWNEE, KS; AND VALLEY FEED AND SUPPLY, INC. OF EL PASO, TX FOR AN INITIAL TERM ESTIMATED AWARD OF $331,406.25.

DEPARTMENT: ZOO

AWARD TO: VENDOR 1: NORTHEAST-FEED, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 12, 27 - 30, 37, 40, 44 AND 50

INITIAL TERM: 3 YEARS

OPTION TO EXTEND: NONE

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AWARD $5,643.40

INITIAL TERM ESTIMATED AWARD: $16,930.20 (3 YEARS)

AWARD TO: VENDOR 2: PREMIUM NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS, INC.

SHAWNEE, KS

ITEMS: 7, 13, 17, 22 AND 57 - 62

INITIAL TERM: 3 YEARS

OPTION TO EXTEND: ONE YEAR IF EXERCISED PRIOR TO THE EXPIRATION OF THE ORIGINAL TERM

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $10,010

INITIAL TERM ESTIMATED AWARD: $30,030 (3 YEARS)

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $40,040 (4 YEARS)

AWARD TO: VENDOR 3: VALLEY FEED AND SUPPLY, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: 1 - 6, 8 -11, 14-16, 18-21, 23-26, 31-36, 38-41, 45-49, 51-54, AND 56

INITIAL TERM: 3 YEARS

OPTION TO EXTEND: NONE

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $94,815.35

INITIAL TERM ESTIMATED AWARD: $284,446.05 (3 YEARS)

FUNDING SOURCE: ZOO GATE REVENUE ADMINISTRATION - ANIMAL FOOD AND SUPPLIES

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT.

THE COST UNDER THIS REQUIREMENTS CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM, SO LONG AS INCREASED FUNDS ARE APPROPRIATED IN THE BUDGET.

THE FINANCIAL SERVICES - PURCHASING DIVISION AND ZOO RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO NORTHEAST-FEED, INC.; PREMIUM NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS, INC.; AND VALLEY FEED AND SUPPLY, INC., THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDERS.

[ZOO, STEVE MARSHALL, (915) 521-1850] [FINANCIAL SERVICES, BRUCE D. COLLINS, (915) 541-4313]

"5C. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-030, FOR THE PERCY GURROLA PARK IMPROVEMENTS TO ACCENT LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-030, FOR THE PERCY GURROLA PARK IMPROVEMENTS TO ACCENT LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS, INC., FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $147,395.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

AWARD TO: ACCENT LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS, INC.

BASE BID: $147,395

TOTAL ESTIMATED COMPLETION: $147,395

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

DISTRICT: 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.

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 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 WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL.

THIS IS A LOW BID, LUMP-SUM CONTRACT. THE ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

[ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, 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: 3B.  RESOLUTION: That the City Manager is authorized, regarding the City Council direction on August 3, 2010 to incorporate into the budget a one-half unpaid holiday on New Years"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED, REGARDING THE CITY COUNCIL DIRECTION ON AUGUST 3, 2010 TO INCORPORATE INTO THE BUDGET A ONE-HALF UNPAID HOLIDAY ON NEW YEARS, TO MAKE ALL NECESSARY AND APPROPRIATE BUDGET TRANSFERS AND SUBSTITUTE ANOTHER CITY-OBSERVED HOLIDAY FOR SUCH PURPOSE; AND FURTHER, IN THE EVENT THAT FUNDING BECOMES AVAILABLE PRIOR TO THE OCCURRENCE OF THE DESIGNATED HOLIDAY, AND THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO MAKE ALL NECESSARY AND APPROPRIATE BUDGET TRANSFERS TO ELIMINATE THE ONE-HALF UNPAID HOLIDAY. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE, JOYCE WILSON, (915) 541-4844]

   
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: 3D.  RESOLUTION: A Resolution authorizing the Mayor sign an ''Agreement to Contribute Funds - Local Government'' between the City of El Paso (''City'') and the State of Texas acting by and through the Texas Department of Transportation (''State'').
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (1) ONE WEEK.

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR SIGN AN ''AGREEMENT TO CONTRIBUTE FUNDS - LOCAL GOVERNMENT'' BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND THE STATE OF TEXAS ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (''STATE''). THE SCOPE OF WORK FOR THIS AGREEMENT IS DESCRIBED AS THE ACQUISITION OF RIGHT OF WAY AND ADJUSTMENT OF UTILITIES FOR A HIGHWAY PROJECT ON HIGHWAY NO. LOOP 375 FROM 0.61 MILES NORTHEAST OF LOOP 375 (ON F.M. 659) TO 0.63 MILES SOUTH OF FM 659 (ON LOOP 375). THE CITY'S SHARE OF 4.8% OF THE TOTAL COSTS OF THE PROPERTY ACQUISITION. THE INITIAL ESTIMATE OF THE CITY'S SHARE IS $274,950. (DISTRICTS 5 & 6) [DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TERRY QUEZADA, (915) 621-6750]

   
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: 3E.  RESOLUTION: Authorizing the Mayor to sign an ''Agreement to Contribute Funds - Local Government'' between the City of El Paso (''City'') and the State of Texas acting by and through the Texas Department of Transportation (''State'').
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (1) ONE WEEK.

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN AN ''AGREEMENT TO CONTRIBUTE FUNDS - LOCAL GOVERNMENT'' BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') AND THE STATE OF TEXAS ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (''STATE''). THE SCOPE OF WORK FOR THIS AGREEMENT IS DESCRIBED AS THE ACQUISITION OF RIGHT OF WAY AND ADJUSTMENT OF UTILITIES FOR A HIGHWAY PROJECT ON HIGHWAY NO. LOOP 375 FROM U.S. 54 (PATRIOT FREEWAY) TO BU 54 (DYER STREET). THE CITY'S SHARE IS 4.8% OF THE TOTAL COSTS OF THE PROPERTY ACQUISITION. THE INITIAL ESTIMATE OF THE CITY'S SHARE IS $75,331. (DISTRICT 4) [DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TERRY QUEZADA, (915) 621-6750]

   
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: 5D.  BID: The award of Solicitation No. 2011-027, for the Westside Community Dog Park to G Contek, LLC."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-027, FOR THE WESTSIDE COMMUNITY DOG PARK TO G CONTEK, LLC., FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $397,005.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

AWARD TO: G CONTEK, LLC

BASE BID: $397,005

TOTAL ESTIMATED COMPLETION: $397,005

FUNDING SOURCE: QUALITY OF LIFE BOND, PARKLAND DEDICATION & TEXAS PARKS & WILDLIFE GRANT

DISTRICT: 1

IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY CONTRACTS OR OTHER DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

WORK UNDER THIS UNIT PRICE CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED VALUE AND WILL BE ORDERED, PERFORMED, INVOICED, AND PAID BY MEASURED QUANTITY. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED VALUE AND WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL OF UNIT PRICES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM.

AS A PART OF THIS AWARD, UPON THE REVIEW OF THE CITY ATTORNEY, THE CITY ENGINEER MAY WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION FROM CITY COUNCIL APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER EXECUTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE PROJECT, WHICH ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW, DO NOT MAKE CHANGES TO THE PRICES AND ARE WITHIN THE APPROPRIATE BUDGET.

THIS IS A LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT. THE ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND PARKS DEPARTMENTS RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

[ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, 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 NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega NO
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 6A.  -6I. 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.

6A. 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) 541-4123]

6B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 017413 AND TITLE 18 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION), CHAPTER 18.02 (BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATIVE CODE), SECTION 18.02.103.9.5.3. (SIGNS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, RELATING TO THE INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS FOR SIGNS, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 18.02.107 (VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4428]

6C. AN ORDINANCE VACATING A DRAINAGE EASEMENT MEASURING 25 FEET IN WIDTH, LOCATED WITHIN A PORTION OF LOT 16, BLOCK 74, SUN VALLEY ADDITION #7, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. SUB10-00244 (DISTRICT 4)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, JUSTIN BASS, (915) 541-4930]

6D. AN ORDINANCE VACATING AN ACCESS EASEMENT MEASURING 20 FEET IN WIDTH, LOCATED WITHIN A PORTION OF LOT 16, BLOCK 74, SUN VALLEY ADDITION #7, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. SUB10-00245 (DISTRICT 4)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, JUSTIN BASS, (915) 541-4930]

6E. AN ORDINANCE VACATING A SERVICE ROAD EASEMENT MEASURING 35 FEET BY 45 FEET, LOCATED WITHIN A PORTION OF LOT 16, BLOCK 74, SUN VALLEY ADDITION #7, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. SUB10-00246 (DISTRICT 4)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, JUSTIN BASS, (915) 541-4930]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON DECEMBER 7, 2010, FOR ITEM 6A - 6E

6F. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PORTION OF BLOCK 302, PIERCE FINLEY ADDITION AND A PORTION OF PIERCE STREET AND AN ALLEY ADJACENT TO A PORTION OF BLOCK 302, PIERCE FINLEY ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) TO A-O (APARTMENT/OFFICE). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1211 CLIFF STREET. PROPERTY OWNER: CITY OF EL PASO. ZON10-00070 (DISTRICT 8)

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

6G. AN ORDINANCE RELEASING A CONDITION PLACED ON PROPERTY BY ORDINANCE NO. 010993 WHICH CHANGED THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF BLOCKS 42 AND 43 OF ALEXANDER ADDITION; PORTION OF COLLINS SURVEY NO. 209; PORTIONS OF PIERCE STREET, ERIE STREET AND SCHUSTER STREET; AN ALLEY ADJOINING A PORTION OF BLOCKS 42 AND 43 OF ALEXANDER ADDITION AND COLLINS SURVEY NO. 209 AND A PORTION OF BLOCK 302, PIERCE FINLEY ADDITION; AND PORTIONS OF PIERCE STREET AND AN ALLEY ADJACENT TO PORTION OF BLOCK 302, PIERCE FINLEY ADDITION; AND PORTIONS OF PIERCE STREET AND AN ALLEY ADJACENT TO A PORTION OF BLOCK 302, PIERCE FINLEY ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND WHICH IMPOSED A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1211 CLIFF STREET. PROPERTY OWNER: GEORGE L. HERMANN. ZON10-00069 (DISTRICT 8)

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

6H. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF ALL OF LOT 67, BLOCK 214, TIERRA DEL ESTE UNIT 54, REPLAT ''A'', CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-5 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-2 (COMMERCIAL), AND IMPOSING CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF PEBBLE HILLS BOULEVARD AND EAST OF RICH BEEM BOULEVARD. APPLICANT: RANCHOS REAL XII, LTD. ZON10-00078 (DISTRICT 5)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4633]

6I. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON10-00068, TO ALLOW FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 14 AND 15, BLOCK 4, MAP OF HUGHES SUBDIVISION, BLOCK 1, OF ALAMEDA ACRES, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.04.260 SPECIAL PERMIT FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 5639 DAILEY AVENUE. PROPERTY OWNER: JESUS ESPINO LUNA. ZON10-00068 (DISTRICT 3)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4633]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON DECEMBER 21, 2010, FOR ITEMS 6F -6I

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: 7A.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 21 (SmartCode), Chapter 21.10 (General to All Plans), Section 21.10.040 (Process), of the El Paso City Code to clarify the application submittals."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 21 (SMARTCODE), CHAPTER 21.10 (GENERAL TO ALL PLANS), SECTION 21.10.040 (PROCESS), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO CLARIFY THE APPLICATION SUBMITTALS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN 21.60 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, DAVID A. CORONADO, (915) 541-4632]

   
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: 7B.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON10-00068, to allow for infill development on the property described as Lots 14 and 15, Block 4, Map of Hughes Subdivision, Block 1, of Alameda Acres, an Addition to the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, 5700 Ybarra Court. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON10-00068, TO ALLOW FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 14 AND 15, BLOCK 4, MAP OF HUGHES SUBDIVISION, BLOCK 1, OF ALAMEDA ACRES, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.04.260 SPECIAL PERMIT FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 5700 YBARRA COURT. PROPERTY OWNER: JESUS ESPINO LUNA. ZON10-00068 (DISTRICT 3)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4633]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7C.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 1A5, Section 45, Block 79, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-5/sp (Residential/special permit) to C-1 (Commercial); and repealing Ordinance No. 15601. North of Pebble Hills Boulevard at Hanna Leigh Drive. ZON10-00071 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 1A5, SECTION 45, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-5/SP (RESIDENTIAL/SPECIAL PERMIT) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL); AND REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. 15601. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: NORTH OF PEBBLE HILLS BOULEVARD AT HANNA LEIGH DRIVE. APPLICANT: JNC LAND, INC. ZON10-00071 (DISTRICT 5) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4633]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7D.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance changing the zoning of all of Tracts 1N6 and 1N7, Block 10, Upper Valley Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-F (Ranch and Farm) to R-2 (Residential) and imposing a condition. East of Westside Drive and North of Gomez Road. ZON10-00067 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF ALL OF TRACTS 1N6 AND 1N7, BLOCK 10, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-2 (RESIDENTIAL) AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: EAST OF WESTSIDE DRIVE AND NORTH OF GOMEZ ROAD. APPLICANT: KEYSTONE RESIDENCES, LLC. ZON10-00067 (DISTRICT 1)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ANDREW SALLOUM, (915) 541-4633]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7E.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance Granting Special Permit No. ZON10-00084, to allow for Infill Development on the property described as Lots 13-20, and the west 75.75 feet of the south 2 feet of Lot 11 and the west 75.75 feet of Lot 12, Block 135 Campbell Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, 400, 404, 410, and 412 S. Oregon. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (1) ONE WEEK.

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON10-00084, TO ALLOW FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 13-20, AND THE WEST 75.75 FEET OF THE SOUTH 2 FEET OF LOT 11 AND THE WEST 75.75 FEET OF LOT 12, BLOCK 135 CAMPBELL ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.04.320 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. PROPERTY OWNER: EL PASO-LOS ANGELES LIMOUSINE EXPRESS, INC. LOCATION: 400, 404, 410, AND 412 S. OREGON. ZON10-00084 (DISTRICT 8) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

POSTPONED FROM 11-16-10

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 7F.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance releasing all the conditions placed by Ordinance No. 9364, Ordinance No. 15708, Ordinance No. 011540, Ordinance No. 010052, Ordinance No.16241 and Resolution dated April 26, 1988, and Contract dated August 9, 1988, and Contract Amendment dated September 13, 1988 on the property abutting Transmountain Road between US Highway 54 and Interstate Highwa  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

TRANSMOUNTAIN HIGHWAY PROJECT:

AN ORDINANCE RELEASING ALL THE CONDITIONS PLACED BY ORDINANCE NO. 9364, ORDINANCE NO. 15708, ORDINANCE NO. 011540, ORDINANCE NO. 010052, ORDINANCE NO.16241 AND RESOLUTION DATED APRIL 26, 1988, AND CONTRACT DATED AUGUST 9, 1988, AND CONTRACT AMENDMENT DATED SEPTEMBER 13, 1988 ON THE PROPERTY ABUTTING TRANSMOUNTAIN ROAD BETWEEN US HIGHWAY 54 AND INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 10, INCLUDING ALL OF WESTPORT UNIT FIVE, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; PORTIONS OF TRACTS 10A, 10B, TRACT 10B4, 10C, 10D, 10E, 10E1, 12A, AND ALL OF TRACTS 9, 10B3, AND 11, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY 239, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; A PORTION OF TRACT 2, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY 240, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; HOOVER AVENUE AND NORTHWESTERN DRIVE AND ALL OF WESTPORT UNIT FIVE, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; WESTPORT UNIT SEVEN AMENDING SUBDIVISION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; ALL OF LOT 1A, BLOCK 3, WESTPORT UNIT THREE, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; ALL OF LOT 1, BLOCK 3, WESTPORT UNIT THREE, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; A PORTION OF TRACTS 1A1, 1D, 2C, 2D, 2E AND RESLER DRIVE RIGHT-OF-WAY, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY 243, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS; AND IMPOSING NEW CONDITIONS ON ALL THE PROPERTY. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: PROPERTY ABUTTING TRANSMOUNTAIN ROAD BETWEEN US HIGHWAY 54 AND INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 10. ZON10-00076

(DISTRICT 1) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ARTURO RUBIO, (915) 541-4633]

POSTPONED FROM 10-5-10

   
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 YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 7G.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 19 (Subdivisions), Appendix 111 (Mountain Area Defined), of the El Paso City Code to delete a portion of mountain area within the Mountain Development Area (MDA)."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

TRANSMOUNTAIN HIGHWAY PROJECT:

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS), APPENDIX 111 (MOUNTAIN AREA DEFINED), OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO DELETE A PORTION OF MOUNTAIN AREA WITHIN THE MOUNTAIN DEVELOPMENT AREA (MDA). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN SECTION 19.42 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 1)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, RAUL GARCIA, (915) 541-4935]

POSTPONED FROM 10-5-10

   
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 YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 8.  OTHER BUSINESS: Discussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign on behalf of the City of El Paso, the Declaration and Restrictive Covenants between the City and owners of various properties located along Transmountain Road, between I-10 and Highway 54"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

TRANSMOUNTAIN HIGHWAY PROJECT:

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, THE DECLARATION AND RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS BETWEEN THE CITY AND OWNERS OF VARIOUS PROPERTIES LOCATED ALONG TRANSMOUNTAIN ROAD, BETWEEN I-10 AND HIGHWAY 54, SUBJECTING THE PROPERTIES IDENTIFIED THEREIN TO CERTAIN RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS RELATED TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF SUCH PROPERTIES AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO RELEASE RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS, WHOLLY OR PARTIALLY, WHEN THE OWNER(S) HAS SATISFIED THE REQUIREMENTS OR CONDITIONS CONTAINED THEREIN. (DISTRICT 1)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MATHEW S. MCELROY, (915) 541-4193]

   
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 YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 9.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Formal report of the Economic Development, Planning and Tourism Legislative Review Committee "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

1. FOR NOTATION: FORMAL REPORT OF THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, PLANNING AND TOURISM LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON NOVEMBER 4, 2010 AT 8:30 A.M. AS SUBMITTED BY CITY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, CHAIR.

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

A. DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT CITY STAFF TO BEGIN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEGOTIATIONS RELATED TO POSSIBLE FINANCIAL INCENTIVES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A SMARTCODE DEVELOPMENT LOCATED ON THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF MONTANA AND LOOP 375 (EL CRUZERO DEVELOPMENT PROJECT).

B. DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT CITY STAFF TO BEGIN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEGOTIATIONS RELATED TO POSSIBLE FINANCIAL INCENTIVES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A SMARTCODE DEVELOPMENT LOCATED ALONG I-10, BETWEEN EXECUTIVE DR. AND MESA (MINER VILLAGE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT).

C. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE CREATION OF A QUALIFIED EVENT MARKETING SUPPORT FUND TO BE ADMINISTERED THROUGH THE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU (CVB), REALLOCATION OF TEXAS VS THE NATION SUPPORT FUNDS, AND ADDITIONAL QUALITY OF LIFE EVENTS IN DOWNTOWN.

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4670]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 9B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding the appointment of one individual in the Engineering category to the Public Service Board"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED DAVID C. NEMIR UNDER THE CATEGORY OF ENGINEERING TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD AS RECOMMENDED BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD SELECTION COMMITTEE.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE APPOINTMENT OF ONE INDIVIDUAL IN THE ENGINEERING CATEGORY TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD AS RECOMMENDED BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD SELECTION COMMITTEE:

ENGINEERING:

1. JOHN P. QUINN

2. DAVID C. NEMIR

3. GILBERTO MARES

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

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

   
Item: 9C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the Mayor to sign certain certificates in connection with the issuance of Revenue Bonds by the El Paso Health Facilities Development Corporation for Bienvivir Senior Health Services."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN CERTAIN CERTIFICATES IN CONNECTION WITH THE ISSUANCE OF REVENUE BONDS BY THE EL PASO HEALTH FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION FOR BIENVIVIR SENIOR HEALTH SERVICES. [FULBRIGHT & JAWORSKI, LLP., PAUL BRADEN, (915) 351-6053]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10A.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution to adopt the City of El Paso Guidelines and Criteria for Tax Abatement Assistance."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO ADOPT THE CITY OF EL PASO GUIDELINES AND CRITERIA FOR TAX ABATEMENT ASSISTANCE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN DODSON (915) 541-4670]

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

   
Item: 10B.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager is hereby authorized to submit the TIRZ No. 5 Annual Report to the appropriate entities as required by Section 311.016 of the Texas Tax Code."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO SUBMIT THE TIRZ NO. 5 ANNUAL REPORT TO THE APPROPRIATE ENTITIES AS REQUIRED BY SECTION 311.016 OF THE TEXAS TAX CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4670]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11A.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: 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 ''Country Club Road Expansion Improvements''"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

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 ''COUNTRY CLUB ROAD EXPANSION IMPROVEMENTS'' IN THE AMOUNT OF $900,000 AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $950,000. (DISTRICTS 1 & 8)

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

POSTPONED FROM 11-16-10

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11B.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: 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 ''Country Club Road Expansion 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 ''COUNTRY CLUB ROAD EXPANSION IMPROVEMENTS'' IN THE AMOUNT OF $876,200 AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $926,200. (DISTRICTS 1 & 8)

[ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, 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: EX1.  American Promotional Events of Texas, L.P. v. City of El Paso; Cause Number 2009-2983 (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO REJECTS THE PLAINTIFF’S OFFER TO ENTER INTO AN AGREED TEMPORARY INJUNCTION PENDING A FINAL RESOLUTION OF THE LAWSUIT STYLED AMERICAN PROMOTIONAL EVENTS OF TEXAS, L.P. V. THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS; CAUSE NUMBER 2009-2983.

AMERICAN PROMOTIONAL EVENTS OF TEXAS, L.P. V. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NUMBER 2009-2983 (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KENNETH KROHN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX2.  Waste Connections, Inc., et al. v City of El Paso, et al., Cause No. 2010-4476 (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO ENTER DISCUSSIONS TO NEGOTIATE A SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT TO RESOLVE THE LAWSUIT STYLED WASTE CONNECTIONS, INC. ET AL. V. THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, ET AL.; CAUSE NUMBER 2010-4476.

WASTE CONNECTIONS, INC., ET AL. V CITY OF EL PASO, ET AL., CAUSE NO. 2010-4476 (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, CHARLIE MCNABB, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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