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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 1/18/2011
 
   
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 JANUARY 11, 2011.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 11, 2011. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

"ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA

"3. 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 TO POWER THE STREET LIGHTING ON WALTER JONES BOULEVARD ADJACENT TO THE NORTHWESTERLY SIDE OF THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT PROPERTY KNOWN AS THE BUTTERFIELD TRAIL AVIATION PARK.

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 TO POWER THE STREET LIGHTING ON WALTER JONES BOULEVARD ADJACENT TO THE NORTHWESTERLY SIDE OF THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT PROPERTY KNOWN AS THE BUTTERFIELD TRAIL AVIATION PARK. SAID PROPERTY BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 1, BUTTERFIELD TRAIL AVIATION PARK, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 2)

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

"4. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: KATHLEEN CAMPBELL WALKER TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

KATHLEEN CAMPBELL WALKER TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ELMA CARRETO TO THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ELMA CARRETO TO THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK.

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

"5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MARK H. BARNETT TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

MARK H. BARNETT TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS BY CITY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

"6. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUNDS:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE TAX REFUNDS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED.

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

ATTACHMENT B.

TAX REFUNDS

JANUARY 18, 2011



A. SELECT PORTFOLIO SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,881.33 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #C815-999-0010-2300).

B. CITIMORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,732.25 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #C840-999-0300-1700).

C. GECU MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,519.35 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #C942-999-0110-7900).

D. SIERRA TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,079.34 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #F609-999-0210-1000).

E. TEXAS TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,691.72 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #H788-014-0090-0100).

F. BANK OF TEXAS IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,982.94 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #L626-999-0040-0500).

G. GECU MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,491.44 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #M638-999-0200-9170).

H. GECU MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,172.98 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #M757-999-0040-5500).

I. MEMBERS TRUST COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,463.95 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #P133-999-0140-6900).

J. GECU MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,886.55 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #P586-999-0100-1100).

K. CORELOGIC C/O CHASE HOME FINANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,826.00 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #P654-999-1220-1720).

L. HSBC MORTGAGE C/O CORELOGIC IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,812.09 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #P863-999-0150-6700).

M. BRANAMIC TRUST BOETA NORMA IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,470.09 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #R265-999-0010-1600).

N. JORGE A. AND MARIA L. SALAS IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,803.06 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #R460-999-0150-1150).

O. ADRIAN RUIZ IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,513.76 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #R460-999-0510-2000).

P. 1ST AMERICAN TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,103.43 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #S138-999-0320-0100).

Q. GECU MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,500.00 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #S533-000-0190-06C0).

R. LPS PROPERTY TAX SOLUTIONS C/O SELECT PORTFOLIO SERVICING IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,828.61 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #S690-999-0010-8500).

S. TEXAS TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,527.70 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #T287-999-1460-0110).

T. ANA B. & TIMOTHY R. PASKADI IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,081.86 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #T820-999-0100-0800).

U. CORELOGIC IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,513.03 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #U823-999-0010-0280).

V. GECU MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,047.89 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-1170-3300).

W. GECU MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,430.36 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-5810-3400).

X. ALEXANDER THOR IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,584.84 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #V927-999-0130-5900).

Y. ERIKA FLORES IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,594.05 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #W145-999-0830-5000).

Z. BAC TAX SERVICES CORPORATION, IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,197.84 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #W145-999-0750-5700).

"7A. REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO BAZAAR UNIFORMS & MEN'S STORE, A CONTRACTOR UNDER ESC REGION 19 CONTRACT #10-6562 (WORK UNIFORMS, SHOES AND RELATED), FOR WORK UNIFORMS.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO BAZAAR UNIFORMS & MEN'S STORE, A CONTRACTOR UNDER ESC REGION 19 CONTRACT #10-6562 (WORK UNIFORMS, SHOES AND RELATED), FOR WORK UNIFORMS. 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 EDUCATION SERVICE CENTER REGION 19 (REGION 19), COOPERATIVE CONTRACTS PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON MARCH 4, 2008.

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: BAZAAR UNIFORMS & MEN'S STORE

EL PASO, TX

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $74,442 FOR 1,428 SETS OF UNIFORMS

FUNDING SOURCE: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - UNIFORMS & APPAREL SUPPLIES

REFERENCE NO.: 2011-133

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A COOPERATIVE, REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT.

[ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN SMYTH, (915) 621-6700]

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

"7B. REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2008-054 (STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR FIREFIGHTERS) WITH CENTER FOR EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE FOR TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2008-054 (STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR FIREFIGHTERS) WITH CENTER FOR EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE FOR TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF AN AWARD APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON JANUARY 22, 2008. THE EXTENDED CONTRACT PERIOD WILL BE FROM FEBRUARY 1, 2011 TO JANUARY 31, 2013.

DEPARTMENT: FIRE

AWARD TO: CENTER FOR EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE

EL PASO, TX

OPTION: ONE [OF ONE]

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $209,250

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $418,500 (2 YEARS)

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL FUNDS - CONTRACTS

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A BEST VALUE, SERVICES CONTRACT.

[FIRE, OTTO DROZD, (915) 771-1001]

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

"7C. REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO MIRADOR ENTERPRISES, INC., A CONTRACTOR UNDER ESC REGION 19 CONTRACT #09-6417 (FRAMING, DRYWALL, PAINTING, AND RELATED), TO REPAIR, PREPARE AND PAINT THE EXTERIOR OF THE JUDGE MARQUEZ LIBRARY, THE CLARDY FOX LIBRARY, THE ARMIJO LIBRARY AND THE WEST SIDE BRANCH LIBRARY.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED AS REVISED

REQUEST TO AWARD A CONTRACT TO MIRADOR ENTERPRISES, INC., A CONTRACTOR UNDER ESC REGION 19 CONTRACT #09-6417 (FRAMING, DRYWALL, PAINTING, AND RELATED), TO REPAIR, PREPARE AND PAINT THE EXTERIOR OF THE JUDGE MARQUEZ LIBRARY, THE CLARDY FOX LIBRARY, THE ARMIJO LIBRARY AND THE WEST SIDE BRANCH LIBRARY. 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 EDUCATION SERVICE CENTER REGION 19 (REGION 19) COOPERATIVE CONTRACTS PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON MARCH 4, 2008.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: MIRADOR ENTERPRISES, INC.

EL PASO, TX

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $101,370

FUNDING SOURCE: FY2009A CO'S - CWIP

REFERENCE NO.: 2011-134

DISTRICTS: 3, 7, & 8

THIS IS A COOPERATIVE, UNIT PRICE TYPE CONTRACT.

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

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

"7D. REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO BROWN INTERIOR SOLUTIONS, A CONTRACTOR UNDER TPASS CONTRACT 6-71111060-7 (SPECIAL USE FURNITURE), FOR OFFICE FURNITURE.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO BROWN INTERIOR SOLUTIONS, A CONTRACTOR UNDER TPASS CONTRACT 6-71111060-7 (SPECIAL USE FURNITURE), FOR OFFICE FURNITURE. 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 TEXAS PROCUREMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES (TPASS), STATE CONTRACTS PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 27, 2007.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: BROWN INTERIOR SOLUTIONS

EL PASO, TX

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $89,982.59

FUNDING SOURCE: FY2009A CO'S - CWIP

REFERENCE NO.: 2011-132

DISTRICT: 3

THIS IS A COOPERATIVE, REQUIREMENTS TYPE CONTRACT.

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

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 8A.  - 8F. 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.

8A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY DESIGNATING A FORTY FIVE MILE PER HOUR SPEED LIMIT ON ZARAGOZA ROAD FROM JOE BATTLE BOULEVARD TO SUN FIRE BOULEVARD AND DESIGNATING A FIFTY MILE PER HOUR SPEED LIMIT ON ZARAGOZA ROAD FROM SUN FIRE BOULEVARD TO MILE POST 3.399; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE (DISTRICTS 5 & 6) [DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, RUDY PINO, (915) 599-6204]

8B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY AMENDING TITLE 15 (PUBLIC SERVICES), CHAPTER 15.08 (STREET RENTALS), SECTION 15.08.120 (SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSES), SUBSECTION E (TYPES OF ENCROACHMENTS) TO ALLOW SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSES FOR AERIAL OR SUBSURFACE COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS OR STRUCTURES OVER OR UNDER CITY RIGHT-OF-WAY AND SUBSECTION F (FEES) ESTABLISHING FEES FOR SUCH SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSES; THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN SECTION 15.08.125 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE (ALL DISTRICTS)

[DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 599-6204]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JANUARY 25, 2011, FOR ITEMS 8A - 8B

8C. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON10-00088, TO ALLOW FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT AND A 100% PARKING REDUCTION ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 10 AND NORTH 20 FEET OF LOT 9, BLOCK 192, ALEXANDER SUBDIVISION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.04.320 AND 20.14.070 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 2419 N. STANTON STREET. APPLICANT: QUALITY COMPANY INVESTMENTS. ZON10-00088 (DISTRICT 1)

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

8D. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY KNOWN AS: PARCEL 1: A PORTION OF TRACT 1A, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY 242 AND TRACT 1B5C, S.J. LARKIN SURVEY 266, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-1 (COMMERCIAL) TO R-3A (RESIDENTIAL); PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF TRACTS 1A AND 1B4, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY 242, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-1 (COMMERCIAL) TO R-3A (RESIDENTIAL); PARCEL 3: A PORTION OF TRACTS 1 AND 1A1, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY 242 AND TRACTS 1B5C AND 1B5B2, S.J. LARKIN SURVEY 266, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-3/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITION) TO R-3A (RESIDENTIAL); AND PARCEL 4: A PORTION OF TRACTS 1 AND 3A, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY 242 AND TRACT 1B4C, S.J. LARKIN SURVEY 266, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, FROM C-3/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITION) TO R-3A (RESIDENTIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: PASEO DEL NORTE ROAD, WEST OF NORTHERN PASS DRIVE. PROPERTY OWNER: HUNT COMMUNITIES HOLDING, LLC. ZON10-00085 (DISTRICT 1)

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

8E. AN ORDINANCE RELEASING A CONDITION PLACED ON PROPERTY BY ORDINANCE NO. 15672 WHICH CHANGED THE ZONING OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY KNOWN AS: PARCEL 1: PORTION OF TRACTS 1 AND 1A1, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY 242 AND TRACTS 1B5C AND 1B5B2, S.J. LARKIN SURVEY 266, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND PARCEL 2: PORTION OF TRACTS 1 AND 3A, NELLIE D. MUNDY SURVEY 242 AND TRACT 1B4C, S.J. LARKIN SURVEY 266, 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: PASEO DEL NORTE ROAD, WEST OF NORTHERN PASS DRIVE. PROPERTY OWNER: HUNT COMMUNITIES HOLDING, LLC. ZON10-00086 (DISTRICT 1) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

8F. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 2, BLOCK 6, CASTNER RANGE UNIT ONE, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO A-O (APARTMENT-OFFICE). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: STAHALA DRIVE, EAST OF KENWORTHY STREET. PROPERTY OWNER: NORTHEAST 58 TBH/IT, LLC. ZON10-00016 (DISTRICT 4)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON FEBRUARY 8, 2011, FOR ITEMS 8C - 8F

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 NOT PRESENT
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.  CITY ATTORNEY: An Ordinance calling a Special Election in the City of El Paso for a Charter Election for the submission of a Charter Amendment to be held within the City on May 14, 2011; and making provisions for the conduct of the Election. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AN ORDINANCE CALLING A SPECIAL ELECTION IN THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR A CHARTER ELECTION FOR THE SUBMISSION OF A CHARTER AMENDMENT TO BE HELD WITHIN THE CITY ON MAY 14, 2011; AND MAKING PROVISIONS FOR THE CONDUCT OF THE ELECTION. MOTION FAILED "

AN ORDINANCE CALLING A SPECIAL ELECTION IN THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR A CHARTER ELECTION FOR THE SUBMISSION OF A CHARTER AMENDMENT TO BE HELD WITHIN THE CITY ON MAY 14, 2011; AND MAKING PROVISIONS FOR THE CONDUCT OF THE ELECTION. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, ELAINE S. HENGEN, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10.  ENVIRONMENTAL SERVCES: An Ordinance granting to Paul Berube a non-exclusive franchise for litter receptacles on sidewalks and other City property."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO PAUL BERUBE A NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE FOR LITTER RECEPTACLES ON SIDEWALKS AND OTHER CITY PROPERTY. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a contract of sale and any other necessary documents between the City of El Paso and the George L. Hermann Living Trust "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A CONTRACT OF SALE AND ANY OTHER NECESSARY DOCUMENTS BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE GEORGE L. HERMANN LIVING TRUST WHICH WILL ALLOW THE CITY TO CONVEY A PORTION OF BLOCK 302, PIERCE FINLEY ADDITION, TOGETHER WITH VACATED PORTIONS OF PIERCE STREET AND AN ALLEY ADJACENT TO THE IDENTIFIED PORTION OF BLOCK 302, PIERCE FINLEY ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 8)

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, LIZA RAMIREZ-TOBIAS, (915) 541-4074]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NOT PRESENT
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: 12A.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance approving the ''Plan El Paso 2010: Connecting El Paso: Building Transit-Oriented Neighborhoods at Remcon Circle, Oregon Corridor, and Five Points and Redeveloping ASARCO'' Plan as a Study Area Plan to be incorporated into the City's Comprehensive Plan, ''The Plan for El Paso,'' and that the 2025 General Land Use Map be amended to incorporate the mo  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED "

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE ''PLAN EL PASO 2010: CONNECTING EL PASO: BUILDING TRANSIT-ORIENTED NEIGHBORHOODS AT REMCON CIRCLE, OREGON CORRIDOR, AND FIVE POINTS AND REDEVELOPING ASARCO'' PLAN AS A STUDY AREA PLAN TO BE INCORPORATED INTO THE CITY'S COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, ''THE PLAN FOR EL PASO,'' AND THAT THE 2025 GENERAL LAND USE MAP BE AMENDED TO INCORPORATE THE MODIFICATION. (DISTRICT 1, 2 & 8)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4056]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NOT PRESENT
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: 12B.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance vacating a 0.132 acre of land being a dedicated portion of Caufield Place Right-of-Way, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE VACATING A 0.132 ACRE OF LAND BEING A DEDICATED PORTION OF CAUFIELD PLACE RIGHT-OF-WAY, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 8) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, RAUL GARCIA, (915) 541-4935]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 13A.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: An Ordinance revising the process of obtaining a permit to cut or excavate in the city right-of-way and drill monitoring wells by amending Title 13 (Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE REVISING THE PROCESS OF OBTAINING A PERMIT TO CUT OR EXCAVATE IN THE CITY RIGHT-OF-WAY AND DRILL MONITORING WELLS BY AMENDING TITLE 13 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND PUBLIC PLACES), CHAPTER 13.08 (EXCAVATIONS) REQUIRING PERMITS TO MAKE A CUT OR EXCAVATION IN THE CITY RIGHT-OF-WAY AND TO DRILL MONITORING WELLS; REQUIRING INSURANCE AND BONDS; PROVIDING THE AUTHORITY TO ISSUE CITATIONS; AND PROVIDING FOR PERMIT AND INSPECTION FEES AND SPECIFICATIONS AND CHAPTER 13.04 (STREET AND SIDEWALKS CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE), SECTION 13.04.010 (PERMIT REQUIRED) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE CONCERNING SIDEWALK CONSTRUCTION PERMITS; AND AMENDING TITLE 15 (PUBLIC SERVICES), CHAPTER 15.08 (PUBLIC SERVICES), SECTION 15.08.120 (SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSES AND PERMITS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO EXCLUDE MONITORING WELL PERMITS FROM SPECIAL PRIVILEGE PERMITS; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 13.08.140 (VIOLATION-PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE (ALL DISTRICTS)

[ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4557]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NOT PRESENT
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: 13B.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 2 (Administration and Personnel)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL), CHAPTER 2.30 (CONSTRUCTION AND BOARD OF APPEALS), SECTION 2.30.010 (PURPOSE), SECTION 2.30.060 (POWERS) AND SECTION 2.30.070 (APPEALS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING APPEALS FROM THE CITY ENGINEER IN CONNECTION WITH PERMITS ISSUED UNDER CHAPTER 18.44 (GRADING), CHAPTER 13.08 (EXCAVATION) AND SECTION 13.04.010 (SIDEWALK AND CURB PERMIT REQUIRED); SPECIFYING APPEAL PROCEDURES AND REPEALING SECTION 2.30.090; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 1.08 (GENERAL PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4557]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NOT PRESENT
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: 14.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic) of the El Paso City Code by adding a new Chapter 12.30 (Temporary Traffic Control) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY ADDING A NEW CHAPTER 12.30 (TEMPORARY TRAFFIC CONTROL) REQUIRING A TEMPORARY TRAFFIC CONTROL PERMIT FOR WORK PERFORMED IN THE PUBLIC-RIGHT-OF-WAY AND OTHER USES OF THE RIGHT-OF-WAY; ESTABLISHING CRITERIA OF THE ISSUANCE OF THE PERMIT, BOND AND INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS AND DUTIES AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE PERMITTEES; ESTABLISHING FEES AND PROVIDING FOR STOP WORK ORDERS AND ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.30.115 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 621-6814]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NOT PRESENT
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: 15.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: Discussion and action on a Resolution amending Schedule C of the City of El Paso FY2011 Budget Resolution to establish the amounts for fees charged by the City for temporary traffic control permits, renewals, traffic control plan review, noncompliance correction, traffic control and placement of traffic control devices by the City. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AMENDING SCHEDULE C OF THE CITY OF EL PASO FY2011 BUDGET RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE AMOUNTS FOR FEES CHARGED BY THE CITY FOR TEMPORARY TRAFFIC CONTROL PERMITS, RENEWALS, TRAFFIC CONTROL PLAN REVIEW, NONCOMPLIANCE CORRECTION, TRAFFIC CONTROL AND PLACEMENT OF TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES BY THE CITY.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 621-6814]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NOT PRESENT
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: 16.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: Discussion and action on Resolutions authorizing the City Manager to sign the Agreements for On Call Architectural, Engineering, and Surveying Services by and between the City of El Paso and the Consultant Firms"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED "

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON RESOLUTIONS AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN THE AGREEMENTS FOR ON CALL ARCHITECTURAL, ENGINEERING, AND SURVEYING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE CONSULTANT FIRMS AS LISTED ON ATTACHMENT A.

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

ATTACHMENT A

ON-CALL ARCHITECTURAL, ENGINEERING AND SURVEYING CONTRACTS FOR 2011

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA FOR JANUARY 18, 2011

CIVIL ENGINEERING:

1. THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND QUANTUM ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''CIVIL ENGINEERING CONSULTING SERVICES'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($400,000.00) AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000.00 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($450,000.00).

THE CITY MANAGER IS FURTHER AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE SECOND YEAR OPTION FOR THE SAME TYPE OF SERVICES DESCRIBED IN THE AGREEMENT AND AT THE SAME LIMIT ON THE AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION, PROVIDED THAT THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION SHALL NOT EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($450,000.00) IN EACH YEAR OF THE AGREEMENT. IF THE SECOND YEAR OPTION IS EXERCISED, THE TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT SHALL NOT EXCEED NINE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($900,000.00).

2. THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND CEA ENGINEERING GROUP INC. DBA CEA GROUP, A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''CIVIL ENGINEERING CONSULTING SERVICES'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($400,000.00) AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000.00 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($450,000.00).

THE CITY MANAGER IS FURTHER AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE SECOND YEAR OPTION FOR THE SAME TYPE OF SERVICES DESCRIBED IN THE AGREEMENT AND AT THE SAME LIMIT ON THE AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION, PROVIDED THAT THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION SHALL NOT EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($450,000.00) IN EACH YEAR OF THE AGREEMENT. IF THE SECOND YEAR OPTION IS EXERCISED, THE TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT SHALL NOT EXCEED NINE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($900,000.00).

3. THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND CSA DESIGN GROUP, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''CIVIL ENGINEERING CONSULTING SERVICES'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($400,000.00) AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000.00 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($450,000.00).

THE CITY MANAGER IS FURTHER AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE SECOND YEAR OPTION FOR THE SAME TYPE OF SERVICES DESCRIBED IN THE AGREEMENT AND AT THE SAME LIMIT ON THE AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION, PROVIDED THAT THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION SHALL NOT EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($450,000.00) IN EACH YEAR OF THE AGREEMENT. IF THE SECOND YEAR OPTION IS EXERCISED, THE TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT SHALL NOT EXCEED NINE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($900,000.00).

ARCHITECTURAL:

4. THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MIJARES MORA ARCHITECTS, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''ARCHITECTURAL CONSULTING SERVICES'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($400,000.00) AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000.00 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($450,000.00).

THE CITY MANAGER IS FURTHER AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE SECOND YEAR OPTION FOR THE SAME TYPE OF SERVICES DESCRIBED IN THE AGREEMENT AND AT THE SAME LIMIT ON THE AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION, PROVIDED THAT THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION SHALL NOT EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($450,000.00) IN EACH YEAR OF THE AGREEMENT. IF THE SECOND YEAR OPTION IS EXERCISED, THE TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT SHALL NOT EXCEED NINE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($900,000.00).

5. THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND GA ARCHITECTURE, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''ARCHITECTURAL CONSULTING SERVICES'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($400,000.00) AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000.00 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($450,000.00).

THE CITY MANAGER IS FURTHER AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE SECOND YEAR OPTION FOR THE SAME TYPE OF SERVICES DESCRIBED IN THE AGREEMENT AND AT THE SAME LIMIT ON THE AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION, PROVIDED THAT THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION SHALL NOT EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($450,000.00) IN EACH YEAR OF THE AGREEMENT. IF THE SECOND YEAR OPTION IS EXERCISED, THE TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT SHALL NOT EXCEED NINE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($900,000.00).

6. THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ASA ARCHITECTS, A NEW MEXICO CORPORATION, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''ARCHITECTURAL CONSULTING SERVICES'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($400,000.00) AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000.00 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($450,000.00).

THE CITY MANAGER IS FURTHER AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE SECOND YEAR OPTION FOR THE SAME TYPE OF SERVICES DESCRIBED IN THE AGREEMENT AND AT THE SAME LIMIT ON THE AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION, PROVIDED THAT THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION SHALL NOT EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($450,000.00) IN EACH YEAR OF THE AGREEMENT. IF THE SECOND YEAR OPTION IS EXERCISED, THE TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT SHALL NOT EXCEED NINE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($900,000.00).

TRAFFIC ENGINEERING:

7. THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND HUITT-ZOLLARS, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''TRAFFIC ENGINEERING CONSULTING SERVICES'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($200,000.00) AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000.00 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($250,000.00).

THE CITY MANAGER IS FURTHER AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE SECOND YEAR OPTION FOR THE SAME TYPE OF SERVICES DESCRIBED IN THE AGREEMENT AND AT THE SAME LIMIT ON THE AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION, PROVIDED THAT THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION SHALL NOT EXCEED TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($250,000.00) IN EACH YEAR OF THE AGREEMENT. IF THE SECOND YEAR OPTION IS EXERCISED, THE TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT SHALL NOT EXCEED FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($500,000.00).

8. THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MARTINEZ ENGINEERING GROUP, A SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''TRAFFIC ENGINEERING CONSULTING SERVICES'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($200,000.00) AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000.00 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($250,000.00).

THE CITY MANAGER IS FURTHER AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE SECOND YEAR OPTION FOR THE SAME TYPE OF SERVICES DESCRIBED IN THE AGREEMENT AND AT THE SAME LIMIT ON THE AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION, PROVIDED THAT THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION SHALL NOT EXCEED TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($250,000.00) IN EACH YEAR OF THE AGREEMENT. IF THE SECOND YEAR OPTION IS EXERCISED, THE TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT SHALL NOT EXCEED FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($500,000.00).

9. THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND WALTER P. MOORE AND ASSOCIATES, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''TRAFFIC ENGINEERING CONSULTING SERVICES'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($200,000.00) AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000.00 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($250,000.00).

THE CITY MANAGER IS FURTHER AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE SECOND YEAR OPTION FOR THE SAME TYPE OF SERVICES DESCRIBED IN THE AGREEMENT AND AT THE SAME LIMIT ON THE AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION, PROVIDED THAT THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION SHALL NOT EXCEED TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($250,000.00) IN EACH YEAR OF THE AGREEMENT. IF THE SECOND YEAR OPTION IS EXERCISED, THE TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT SHALL NOT EXCEED FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($500,000.00).

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT:

10. THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND SITES SOUTHWEST LLC, A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($400,000.00) AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000.00 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($450,000.00).

THE CITY MANAGER IS FURTHER AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE SECOND YEAR OPTION FOR THE SAME TYPE OF SERVICES DESCRIBED IN THE AGREEMENT AND AT THE SAME LIMIT ON THE AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION, PROVIDED THAT THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION SHALL NOT EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($450,000.00) IN EACH YEAR OF THE AGREEMENT. IF THE SECOND YEAR OPTION IS EXERCISED, THE TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT SHALL NOT EXCEED NINE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($900,000.00).

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING:

11. THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PARKHILL, SMITH & COOPER, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING CONSULTING SERVICES'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($200,000.00) AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000.00 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($250,000.00).

THE CITY MANAGER IS FURTHER AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE SECOND YEAR OPTION FOR THE SAME TYPE OF SERVICES DESCRIBED IN THE AGREEMENT AND AT THE SAME LIMIT ON THE AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION, PROVIDED THAT THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION SHALL NOT EXCEED TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($250,000.00) IN EACH YEAR OF THE AGREEMENT. IF THE SECOND YEAR OPTION IS EXERCISED, THE TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT SHALL NOT EXCEED FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($500,000.00).

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING:

12. THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ADALTA ENGINEERING GROUP, LLC, A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''MECHANICAL ENGINEERING CONSULTING SERVICES'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($200,000.00) AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUT

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NOT PRESENT
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: 17.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign a lease between the County of El Paso, Texas and the City of El Paso for office and laboratory use by City's Department of Public Health at 4505 Alberta, El Paso, Texas for an initial term from October 1, 2010 to September 30, 2011 with the City's option of two consecutive one year extensions, f  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LEASE BETWEEN THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, TEXAS AND THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR OFFICE AND LABORATORY USE BY CITY'S DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AT 4505 ALBERTA, EL PASO, TEXAS FOR AN INITIAL TERM FROM OCTOBER 1, 2010 TO SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 WITH THE CITY'S OPTION OF TWO CONSECUTIVE ONE YEAR EXTENSIONS, FOR A MONTHLY RENT OF $9,000. (DISTRICT 3) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, LIZA RAMIREZ-TOBIAS, (915) 541-4074]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NOT PRESENT
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: 18A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Legislative Review Committee Report: "
   
 

NO ACTION TAKEN

LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE REPORT:

1. FOR NOTATION ONLY: FORMAL REPORT OF THE JOINT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, PLANNING AND TOURISM AND TRANSPORTATION LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON DECEMBER 16, 2010 AT 9:30 A.M. AS SUBMITTED BY CITY REPRESENTATIVE ANN LILLY, 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 ENTER A PROJECT DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN CITY OF EL PASO, CIUDAD JUAREZ, REDCO AND FREIGHT SHUTTLE PARTNERS, LLC TO CONTINUE UNIVERSAL FREIGHT SHUTTLE DEVELOPMENT EFFORT.

B. DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO ENTER AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE DOWNTOWN MANAGEMENT DISTRICT TO ESTABLISH A CONTRACTUAL RELATIONSHIP AND DUTIES RELATED TO DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT EFFORTS.

C. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON PARK FEE REQUIREMENTS FOR REPLATS AND AMENDING PLATS IN DEVELOPED AREAS, INCLUDING POSSIBLE EXEMPTIONS IN DESIGNATED AREAS.

D. DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO APPROVE AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS), ARTICLE 1 (SUBDIVISION PROCEDURES), CHAPTER 19.01 (PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL PLATTING PROCEDURES), CHAPTER 19.05 (RESERVED), AND CHAPTER 19.20 (PARKS AND OPEN SPACE) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO INCLUDE PROVISIONS FOR REQUIRING PROTECTIVE COVENANTS FOR NON-RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISIONS.

E. DISCUSSION, GUIDANCE, AND ACTION ON THE CONSOLIDATION AND PRICING OF LOADING ZONES, PARKING SPACES AND PARKING METERS.

F. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON GUIDELINES FOR THE INSTALLATION OF CONTROL BOXES FOR TRAFFIC LIGHTS IN THE PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY, INCLUDING THE RECENT INSTALLATION ON THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF COPIA AND FORT BOULEVARD.

   
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Item: 18B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to direct the City Manager to City initiate an alley vacation at Lot 12, 13, and the south 1/2 of Lot 14, Block 1, Map of Orchard Park, an addition to the City of El Paso, El Paso County. "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO CITY INITIATE AN ALLEY VACATION AT LOT 12, 13, AND THE SOUTH 1/2 OF LOT 14, BLOCK 1, MAP OF ORCHARD PARK, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY. (DISTRICT 8) [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

   
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Item: 18C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on amending Section 13, Calling and Order of Agenda Items, of the City Council Rules of Order, regarding the agenda placement of the call to the public.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO KEEP AS IS, SECTION 13, CALLING AND ORDER OF AGENDA ITEMS, OF THE CITY COUNCIL RULES OF ORDER, REGARDING THE AGENDA PLACEMENT OF THE CALL TO THE PUBLIC.

18C. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AMENDING SECTION 13, CALLING AND ORDER OF AGENDA ITEMS, OF THE CITY COUNCIL RULES OF ORDER, REGARDING THE AGENDA PLACEMENT OF THE CALL TO THE PUBLIC. (ALL DISTRICTS) [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NOT PRESENT
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: 19.  MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS: Discussion and action to approve a Resolution of Support for Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD's) pursuit of official Texas Legislative cultural district designation for downtown's cultural corridor through a competitive process. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT FOR MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT (MCAD'S) PURSUIT OF OFFICIAL TEXAS LEGISLATIVE CULTURAL DISTRICT DESIGNATION FOR DOWNTOWN'S CULTURAL CORRIDOR THROUGH A COMPETITIVE PROCESS.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta NOT PRESENT
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: 20.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to execute a Chapter 380 Economic Development Program Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and RUSA Texas, LLC (the ''Applicant'') in relation to the Applicant's retention of full-time and part-time jobs at the facility located at 500 S. Mesa Hill, El Paso Texas. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DENIED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE A CHAPTER 380 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RUSA TEXAS, LLC (THE ''APPLICANT'') IN RELATION TO THE APPLICANT'S RETENTION OF FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME JOBS AT THE FACILITY LOCATED AT 500 S. MESA HILL, EL PASO TEXAS.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, KATHRYN B. DODSON, (915) 541-4872]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: ADDEX1.  Six Kingdoms Enterprises, LLC, d/b/a Petland El Paso vs. The City of El Paso; Cause No. EP-10-CV-0485-KC (551.071) "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

SIX KINGDOMS ENTERPRISES, LLC, D/B/A PETLAND EL PASO VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. EP-10-CV-0485-KC (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KENNETH KROHN, (915) 541-4550]

   
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Item: ADDEX2.  Discussion and action regarding the lawsuit entitled Ronald G. Martin, Jr., et.al. vs. The City of El Paso, Texas; Cause No. 2010-4936 (551.071)"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE LAWSUIT ENTITLED RONALD G. MARTIN, JR., ET.AL. VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS; CAUSE NO. 2010-4936 (551.071)

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

   
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Item: ADDEX3.  Discussion and action regarding a Motion for Rehearing of Petition of Texas Gas Service Company, a Division of ONEOK, Inc. for Review of Ratesetting Action of the City of El Paso before the Railroad Commission of Texas, Gas Utility Docket No. 9988. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE HOLGUIN, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE O’ROURKE, AND CARRIED TO GRANT THE AUTHORITY TO THE CITY ATTORNEY TO REJECT THE SETTLEMENT PROPOSAL ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO REGARDING THE PETITION OF TEXAS GAS SERVICE COMPANY, A DIVISION OF ONEOK, INC. FOR RATE REVIEW OF RATE SETTING ACTION OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BEFORE THE RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS, GAS UTILITY DOCKET NO. 9988.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A MOTION FOR REHEARING OF PETITION OF TEXAS GAS SERVICE COMPANY, A DIVISION OF ONEOK, INC. FOR REVIEW OF RATESETTING ACTION OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BEFORE THE RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS, GAS UTILITY DOCKET NO. 9988. (551.071)

[OFFICE OF THE CITY ATTORNEY, BERTHA A. ONTIVEROS, (915) 541-4550]

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