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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 1/25/2011
 
   
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 18, 2011.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 18, 2011. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: SOLID WASTE LIENS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE SOLID WASTE LIENS ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT A) (DISTRICTS 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8)

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

ATTACHMENT A

SOLID WASTE LIENS

JANUARY 25, 2011

238 GRAPHITE DRIVE $183.69 MIGUEL & EMILIA M. GARCIA

(DISTRICT 1)

1955 HAPPER WAY $187.49 JUAN B. BARELA

(DISTRICT 2)

8408 C MERCURY STREET $178.80 SANTANA CUSTOM HOMES INC.

(DISTRICT 2)

7624 ALAMEDA AVENUE $154.23 VIANEY P. RAMIREZ

(DISTRICT 3)

5801 NECHES AVENUE $228.46 LUPE PEREZ

(DISTRICT 3)

7208 NORTH LOOP DRIVE $165.63 7 M ENTERPRISES LLC

(DISTRICT 3)

7210 NORTH LOOP DRIVE $165.63 7 M ENTERPRISES LLC

(DISTRICT 3)

7212 NORTH LOOP DRIVE $165.63 7 M ENTERPRISES LLC

(DISTRICT 3)

7220 NORTH LOOP DRIVE $165.63 7 M ENTERPRISES LLC

(DISTRICT 3)

7226 NORTH LOOP DRIVE $165.63 7 M ENTERPRISES LLC

(DISTRICT 3)

10208 FERTELL STREET $160.21 ROSA MARIA PENA

(DISTRICT 4)

5377 GUILLERMO FRIAS LANE $208.03 MENDIOLA VENTURES LLC

(DISTRICT 4)

5381 GUILLERMO FRIAS LANE $208.03 MENDIOLA VENTURES LLC

(DISTRICT 4)

5376 IGNACIO FRIAS DR. $208.03 MENDIOLA VENTURES LLC

(DISTRICT 4)

5380 IGNACIO FRIAS DR. $204.78 MENDIOLA VENTURES LLC

(DISTRICT 4)

4601 LOMA DE PLATA DRIVE $150.41 LORENA S. & JOHN A. GREEN

(DISTRICT 4)

4948 ROYAL DRIVE $179.05 TAWNY J. & JONI Y. WRIGHT

(DISTRICT 4)

9720 LA MORENITA CIRCLE $157.05 MIGUEL & MARICELA E. MERAZ

(DISTRICT 6)

LOT(S) S 1/3 OF LOT 28, BLOCK 2, MESA VISTA #2 SUBDIVISION -

(DISTRICT 7) $117.08 FELIX MUNOZ

1510 PINTORESCO DRIVE $185.60 HERMAN AVILA JR.

(DISTRICT 7)

708 S ST VRAIN STREET $134.09 LUIS A. & RAFAELA GRIJALVA

(DISTRICT 8)

"4. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ALMA MILLER TO THE FAIR HOUSING TASK FORCE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ALMA MILLER TO THE FAIR HOUSING TASK FORCE BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

"5A. REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO UNIFORMS OF TEXAS, A CONTRACTOR UNDER REGION 19 COOPERATIVE PURCHASING CONTRACT NO.10-6562, FOR PROTECTIVE VESTS.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO UNIFORMS OF TEXAS, A CONTRACTOR UNDER REGION 19 COOPERATIVE PURCHASING CONTRACT NO.10-6562, FOR PROTECTIVE VESTS. 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 REGION 19 COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON MARCH 04, 2008.

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

VENDOR: UNIFORMS OF TEXAS

EL PASO, TEXAS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $65,220

FUNDING SOURCE: UASI-IED FY08

REFERENCE NO.: 2011-150

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A COOPERATIVE, UNIT PRICE TYPE CONTRACT.

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

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

"5B. REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO ADVANCED SECURITY CONTRACTORS, INC., A CONTRACTOR UNDER THE REGION 19 COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM CONTRACT NO. 09-6356 (ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE & LOCKING SYSTEMS), FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF THE HIRSCH ACCESS CONTROL SYSTEM

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO ADVANCED SECURITY CONTRACTORS, INC., A CONTRACTOR UNDER THE REGION 19 COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM CONTRACT NO. 09-6356 (ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE & LOCKING SYSTEMS), FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF THE HIRSCH ACCESS CONTROL SYSTEM IN ORDER TO UPGRADE THE PRESENT ACCESS CONTROL SYSTEM TO THE NEWEST STANDARDS USED BY THE CITY OF EL PASO. 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: POLICE

VENDOR ADVANCED SECURITY CONTRACTORS, INC.

EL PASO, TX

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $237,546.99

FUNDING SOURCE: OPERATION BORDER SECURITY GRANT/CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION FUNDS

REFERENCE NO.: 2011-148

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A COOPERATIVE, SERVICE-MATERIALS TYPE CONTRACT.

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

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

"5C. REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO INNOVATIVE PBX SERVICES, INC. A CONTRACTOR UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCE (DIR) CONTRACT NO. DIR-SDD-667, TO UPGRADE THE STRUCTURED CABLING SYSTEM AT MISSION VALLEY REGIONAL COMMAND CENTER TO THE NEWEST STANDARDS FOR DATA COMMUNICATIONS.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO INNOVATIVE PBX SERVICES, INC. A CONTRACTOR UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCE (DIR) CONTRACT NO. DIR-SDD-667, TO UPGRADE THE STRUCTURED CABLING SYSTEM AT MISSION VALLEY REGIONAL COMMAND CENTER TO THE NEWEST STANDARDS FOR DATA COMMUNICATIONS. 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 RESOURCE (DIR) COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 27, 2007.

ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE REVIEW AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ANY RELATED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE THIS AWARD.

DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

AWARD TO: INNOVATIVE PBX SERVICES, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $59,710.17

FUNDING SOURCE: 2010 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION - CITY WIDE NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE

REFERENCE NO.: 2011-117

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A COOPERATIVE, SERVICES AND MATERIALS CONTRACT.

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

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

   
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 be authorized to sign a Third Amendment and Extension to the Lease Agreement between the Metropolitan Planning Organization and ELP Gateway, LLC, at 10767 Gateway West Blvd., Suite 605, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A THIRD AMENDMENT AND EXTENSION TO THE LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION AND ELP GATEWAY, LLC, FOR THE LEASE OF GENERAL OFFICE SPACE FOR THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION AT 10767 GATEWAY WEST BLVD., SUITE 605, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, TO ALLOW FOR AN ADDITIONAL FIXED THREE-YEAR LEASE TERM WITH A RENEWABLE OPTION. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 6A.  - 6B. 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 AMENDING THE EL PASO CITY CODE BY AMENDING TITLE 13 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS, AND PUBLIC SPACES), CHAPTER 13.36 (PARADES AND PUBLIC ASSEMBLIES), SECTION 13.36.050 (COSTS AND FEES) E TO EXTEND THE APPLICATION PERIOD FOR ORGANIZATIONS SEEKING CITY SUPPORT, THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN SECTION 13.36.100 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON FEBRUARY 1, 2011, FOR ITEMS 6A

6B. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON10-00043, TO PERMIT INFILL DEVELOPMENT, ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS TRACT 33, PAVO REAL SUBDIVISION, 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. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 254 CARNES ROAD. PROPERTY OWNER: ELDER RAMIREZ. ZON10-00043 (DISTRICT 6)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON FEBRUARY 15, 2011, FOR ITEM 6B

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: 7.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: Discussion and action on award of Solicitation No. 2011-079 for Pasodale Subdivision Phase III Street and Drainage Improvements to Martinez Brothers Contractors, LLC"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-079 FOR PASODALE SUBDIVISION PHASE III STREET AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS TO MARTINEZ BROTHERS CONTRACTORS, LLC, FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $1,775,831.50.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

AWARD TO: MARTINEZ BROTHERS CONTRACTORS, LLC

BASE BID I: $1,225,062

BASE BID II: $239,272.50

BASE BID III: $199,827

OPTION #1: $111,670

TOTAL ESTIMATED COMPLETION: $1,775,831.50

FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT &

2009 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION & EL PASO WATER UTILITY

DISTRICT: 7

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 DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDS AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. (DISTRICT 7)

[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: 8A.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 20 (Zoning)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.02 (GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS); CHAPTER 20.06 (ZONING DISTRICTS AND MAPS); CHAPTER 20.10 (SUPPLEMENTAL USE REGULATIONS); AND APPENDIX A (TABLE OF PERMISSIBLE USES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO AMEND THE DEFINITION FOR OPEN SPACE AND NATURAL OPEN SPACE, AMEND THE NATURAL OPEN SPACE DISTRICT; AMEND STANDARDS FOR SUPPLEMENTAL USES IN NATURAL OPEN SPACE; AND TO AMEND THE PERMISSIBLE USE STANDARDS IN NATURAL OPEN SPACE DISTRICTS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, DAVID 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: 8B.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON10-00080, to allow for infill development on the property described as Lots 17 to 23, and the East 5 feet of Lot 24, Block 110, Amended Map of Morningside Heights Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON10-00080, TO ALLOW FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 17 TO 23, AND THE EAST 5 FEET OF LOT 24, BLOCK 110, AMENDED MAP OF MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS 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. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 3824 LINCOLN AVENUE. APPLICANT: TVP NON-PROFIT CORPORATION. ZON10-00080 (DISTRICT 2) [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: 9A.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 9B.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: 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)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

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]

   
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: 10.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: Discussion and action on a Resolution amending Schedule C of the City of El Paso FY2011 Budget Resolution effective September 1, 2010"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED "

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AMENDING SCHEDULE C OF THE CITY OF EL PASO FY2011 BUDGET RESOLUTION EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2010, TO MODIFY THE ANNUAL FEES LISTED THEREIN THAT SHALL BE CHARGED BY THE CITY FOR SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSES FOR AERIAL OR SUBSURFACE COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS OR STRUCTURES OVER OR UNDER CITY RIGHT-OF-WAY.

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

   
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.  MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS: Discussion and action regarding the proposed redistribution of $200,000 in HOT funds originally allocated for ''Texas vs. the Nation'' to cultural activities downtown."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED 2 (TWO) WEEKS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE PROPOSED REDISTRIBUTION OF $200,000 IN HOT FUNDS ORIGINALLY ALLOCATED FOR ''TEXAS VS. THE NATION'' TO CULTURAL ACTIVITIES DOWNTOWN. (DISTRICT 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11B.  MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS: Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Splendid Sun Productions, LLC, a Texas Limited Liability Company (''Contractor'') for a one-day ''Neon Desert Downtown Music Festival'' "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH SPLENDID SUN PRODUCTIONS, LLC, A TEXAS LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (''CONTRACTOR'') FOR A ONE-DAY ''NEON DESERT DOWNTOWN MUSIC FESTIVAL'' AT THE COST OF $20,000, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO DO A BUDGET TRANSFER TO ESTABLISH THE FUNDING FOR THIS AGREEMENT. (DISTRICT 8)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION & PARKS AND RECREATION: Discussion and action on a Resolution that Splendid Sun Productions, LLC and Coconuts be authorized to utilize Cleveland Square Park and San Jacinto Plaza from 10:00 pm Saturday, April 30, 2011 to 2:00 am Sunday, May 1, 2011 and to provide for the sale and serving of alcoholic beverages at the outdoor street festival, SPL11-00001 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT SPLENDID SUN PRODUCTIONS, LLC AND COCONUTS BE AUTHORIZED TO UTILIZE CLEVELAND SQUARE PARK AND SAN JACINTO PLAZA FROM 10:00 PM SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2011 TO 2:00 AM SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2011 AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTIONS OF CITY RIGHTS-OF-WAY ON OREGON STREET, FRANKLIN AVENUE, MAIN STREET, MILLS AVENUE, EL PASO STREET, AND IN CLEVELAND SQUARE PARK AND SAN JACINTO PLAZA FROM 12:00 PM SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2011 TO 2:00 AM SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2011. SPL11-00001 (DISTRICT 8) [DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4482]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta DID NOT VOTE
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: 13A.  POLICE: Discussion and action to approve a budget transfer to increase Federal Confiscated Award to fund the FY2011 Confiscated Fund budget "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

BT2011-0340 POLICE DEPARTMENT

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO APPROVE A BUDGET TRANSFER TO INCREASE FEDERAL CONFISCATED AWARD TO FUND THE FY2011 CONFISCATED FUND BUDGET ($544,500) AND REALLOCATE PRIOR YEAR APPROPRIATIONS.

INCREASE $ 30,000 TO CONTRACTUAL SERVICES

INCREASE $148,000 TO MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES

INCREASE $ 25,000 TO OPERATING EXPENDITURES

INCREASE $ 84,000 TO NON-OPERATING EXPENDITURES

INCREASE $257,500 TO CAPITAL EXPENDITURES

$544,500

ALL DISTRICTS

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

POSTPONED FROM 12-21-10

   
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: 13B.  POLICE: Discussion and action to approve a budget transfer to increase State Confiscated Award to fund the FY2011 Confiscated Fund budget "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

BT2011-0341 POLICE DEPARTMENT

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO APPROVE A BUDGET TRANSFER TO INCREASE STATE CONFISCATED AWARD TO FUND THE FY2011 CONFISCATED FUND BUDGET ($545,230) AND REALLOCATE PRIOR YEAR APPROPRIATIONS.

INCREASE $ 65,000 TO CONTRACTUAL SERVICES

INCREASE $186,230 TO MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES

INCREASE $ 2,000 TO OPERATING EXPENDITURES

INCREASE $292,000 TO CAPITAL EXPENDITURES

$545,230

ALL DISTRICTS

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

POSTPONED FROM 12-21-10

   
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: 14.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on El Paso Electric Solar Energy Initiative and Related Legislation. "
   
 

POSTPONED (1) ONE WEEK.

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON EL PASO ELECTRIC SOLAR ENERGY INITIATIVE AND RELATED LEGISLATION. PRESENTATION BY EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY OFFICIALS AND STAFF REPORT BY DEPUTY CITY MANAGER WILLIAM STUDER AND ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY BERTHA ONTIVEROS.

[CITY MANAGER, JOYCE WILSON, (915) 541-4109]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX1.  The City of El Paso, Texas, vs. El Paso Empowerment Zone Corporation and Luis T. Sanchez, Cause No. 2008-867, 448th Judicial District Court, El Paso County, Texas, and on other legal issues related to the El Paso Empowerment Zone Corporation and to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. (551.071) "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, VS. EL PASO EMPOWERMENT ZONE CORPORATION AND LUIS T. SANCHEZ, CAUSE NO. 2008-867, 448TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND ON OTHER LEGAL ISSUES RELATED TO THE EL PASO EMPOWERMENT ZONE CORPORATION AND TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIE TAYLOR, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX2.  Ronald G. Martin, Jr., et.al. vs. The City of El Paso, Texas; Cause No. 2010-4936. (551.071)"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: ADD01.  INTRODUCTION: 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: DELETED

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 HENGEN, (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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