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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 2/1/2011
 
   
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 25, 2011.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 25, 2011. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, AND THE EL PASO COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT TO PROVIDE FOR THE TERMINATION OF THE CITY'S PARTICIPATION IN THE EL PASO MHMR CENTER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, THE COUNTY OF EL PASO, AND THE EL PASO COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT TO PROVIDE FOR THE TERMINATION OF THE CITY'S PARTICIPATION IN THE EL PASO MHMR CENTER; AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER PROVIDE NOTICE TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES OF THE TERMINATION OF THE CITY'S PARTICIPATION. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, ELAINE HENGEN, (915) 541-4550]

"3B. RESOLUTION: APPROVAL OF THE RESTATED 457 DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES AND AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANGER TO SIGN THE RESTATED DOCUMENT.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF THE RESTATED 457 DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES AND AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANGER TO SIGN THE RESTATED DOCUMENT.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA BALL THOMAS, (915) 541-4448]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE RESTATED DEFERRED COMPENSATION 401(A) CITY OF EL PASO PROFIT SHARING PLAN DOCUMENT.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE RESTATED DEFERRED COMPENSATION 401(A) CITY OF EL PASO PROFIT SHARING PLAN DOCUMENT.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [HUMAN RESOURCES, LINDA BALL THOMAS, (915) 541-4448]

"4A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: JANICE NUTT TO THE ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

JANICE NUTT TO THE ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

"4B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: JANICE NUTT TO THE ANIMAL WELFARE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

JANICE NUTT TO THE ANIMAL WELFARE ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

"4C. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: LINDA KRASOWSKI TO THE ANIMAL WELFARE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

LINDA KRASOWSKI TO THE ANIMAL WELFARE ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"4D. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: LAIRD S. CARMICHAEL TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

LAIRD S. CARMICHAEL TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

"5. BOARD APPOINTMENT: FREDERICK CALDWELL TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

FREDERICK CALDWELL TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE CARL L. ROBINSON, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE CARL L. ROBINSON, (915) 541-4400]

"6. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUNDS:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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

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

ATTACHMENT A

TAX REFUNDS

FEBRUARY 1, 2011

A. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,758.22 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #B690-999-0006-2700).

B. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,229.81 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #C102-000-0010-2200).

C. CAPITAL TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,738.39 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #C167-999-0010-6000).

D. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,277.13 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-0230-7500).

E. L.S.I. TITLE AGENCY, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,302.67 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-0700-1100).

F. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,617.09 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #C518-999-0920-2200).

G. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,701.75 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #C736-999-0040-0500).

H. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,386.51 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #E077-000-0120-2900).

I. ALLEGIANCE TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,115.43 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #E077-000-0040-0300).

J. LONE STAR TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,360.36 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #E222-999-0020-4100).

K. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,058.32 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #F626-999-0010-2300).

L. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,783.24 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #G688-999-0008-0050).

M. SIERRA TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,667.76 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #H415-999-0060-1000).

N. SHARON DUNCAN IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,746.17 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #H454-999-0020-1300).

O. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,737.96 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #H770-000-0010-0500).

P. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,869.95 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #H770-000-0010-1100).

Q. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,562.13 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #H770-000-0030-0500).

R. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,432.74 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #H770-000-0030-0700).

S. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,041.29 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #H788-002-0130-0070).

T. CHICAGO TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,062.63 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #L069-999-0120-1900).

U. CHICAGO TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,551.31 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #L131-999-0050-2900).

V. DAVID AND LORENA AYALA MORENO IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,945.37 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #L626-999-0030-2600).

W. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,712.99 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #M090-999-0010-0600).

X. HENRY L. TAYLOR IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,615.14 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #M327-999-0020-1300).

Y. ROBERT & JUANITA S. FALVEY IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,766.73 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #M344-999-0340-0400).

Z. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,983.27 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #M403-999-0030-5700).

AA. PAUL W. LESLIE, III AND LAURA L. LESLIE IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,417.32 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #M722-999-0000-6800).

BB. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,714.42 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #P324-999-0280-6400).

CC. HILDA M. & ALFREDO CHAVARRIA, JR. IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,179.37 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #P654-999-0440-1900).

DD. LINDA TRONCOSO AND IGNACIO TRONCOSO IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,383.12 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #R457-999-0010-9200).

EE. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,348.89 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #R460-999-0500-1200).

FF. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,631.77 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #S137-999-0110-0300).

GG. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,379.14 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #S138-999-0010-0690).

HH. STEWART TITLE OF EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,767.76 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #S138-999-0050-2100).

II. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,380.89 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID # S380-999-0040-2300).

JJ. RONALD WHITE IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,423.77 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #S332-999-0030-3200).

KK. MIGUEL AND SUSANA VELA IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,908.68 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #S700-999-0040-0600).

LL. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,825.02 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #S812-999-0240-3400).

MM. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,436.15 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #S812-999-0290-2200).

NN. BOWIE BAKERY I LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,204.18 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #S812-999-0460-0240).

OO. NETWORK NATIONAL TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,957.54 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #T287-999-0410-4000).

PP. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,646.91 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #T287-999-0820-0200).

QQ. LONE STAR TITLE COMPANY OF EL PASO, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,513.27 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #T287-999-1460-0170).

RR. FIRST AMERICAN TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,731.80 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #T287-999-1520-1000).

SS. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,632.86 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #T287-999-1690-1300).

TT. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,326.28 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #T287-999-1850-3500).

UU. STEWART TITLE OF EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,773.81 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #T617-000-0000-1400).

VV. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,826.76 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #T820-999-0100-1800).

WW. TEXAS TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,403.82 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-4890-0100).

XX. SAMUEL L. VANDERFGRIFT IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,838.14 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-5630-0500).

YY. STEWART TITLE OF EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,430.36 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-5810-3400).

ZZ. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,524.11 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #V897-999-0910-0800).

AAA. CORELOGIC REAL ESTATE SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,706.48 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #V897-999-1100-2400).

BBB. LONE STAR TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,049.72 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #W145-999-0460-5500).

CCC. NEIL GRIESHOP IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,488.78 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #W418-999-0050-2050).

DDD. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,659.52 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #W837-999-0020-6900).

EEE. ADRIENNE J. HAWLEY IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,714.86 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #A492-999-0010-3150).

FFF. LAWYERS TITLE OF EL PASO IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,667.57 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #F607-999-0520-4600).

GGG. JMC TITLE AGENCY IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,279.71 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #H417-999-0010-5700).

HHH. SIERRA TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,316.80 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #S138-999-0290-0400).

III. TRINIDAD AND MARIA GARCIA IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,528.60 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #S380-999-0160-1100).

JJJ. SIERRA TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,584.40 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #S380-999-0100-2400).

KKK. GEORGE J. YAPOR IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,958.61 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-1110-6100).

LLL. TERRY AND PATRICIA TITUS IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,721.62 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-5700-2200).

MMM. SIERRA TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,330.00 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #W144-999-0130-1100).

NNN. FADI HANNA IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,292.39 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #W145-999-0640-0900).

"7. REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-092 FOR THE LANDFILL WELLS - 2010

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-092 FOR THE LANDFILL WELLS - 2010 FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $204,710.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

AWARD TO: WDC EXPLORATION & WELLS

BASE BID: $204,710

TOTAL ESTIMATED COMPLETION: $204,710

FUNDING SOURCE: DISPOSAL - GARBAGE COLLECTION FEES

DISTRICTS: ALL

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.

[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: 8.  INTRODUCTION: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.030 (Schedule III - Parking Prohibited at all times on Certain Streets) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: INTRODUCED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.030 (SCHEDULE III - PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON CERTAIN STREETS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO PROHIBIT PARKING ON UNIVERSITY AVENUE BETWEEN KANSAS STREET AND OCHOA STREET; THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION - PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 1)

[DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, KEITH BENNETT, (915) 621-6882]

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

ACTION TAKEN: 1ST MOTION - TO AFFIRM THAT THE CITY COUNCIL IS COMFORTABLE WITH A SOLAR GENERATION TRACKER.

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]

POSTPONED FROM 01-25-11

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

ACTION TAKEN: 2ND MOTION - THAT CITY COUNCIL SUPPORTS THE DEFERRED TAX STRUCTURE PROGRAM IF IT IS SIMILAR TO THE TEXAS GAS SERVICES GRIP PROGRAM.

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]

POSTPONED FROM 01-25-11

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NO
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: 9.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on El Paso Electric Solar Energy Initiative and Related Legislation. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 3RD AND FINAL MOTION - TO SUPPORT THE CONSTRUCTION OF 50 MEGAWATTS OF SOLAR ENERGY FACILITY AND ASK STAFF TO COME BACK WITH PROPOSALS TO MAKE THAT HAPPEN.

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]

POSTPONED FROM 01-25-11

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly NO
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson NO
5 Rep. Quintana YES
6 Rep. Holguin NO
7 Rep. S. Ortega NO
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: 10.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: Discussion and action on award of Solicitation No. 2011-069, for the Dallas Outfall Drainage Improvements Project to R.M. Wright Construction Co."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-069, FOR THE DALLAS OUTFALL DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT TO R.M. WRIGHT CONSTRUCTION CO. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $4,164,246.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

AWARD TO: R.M. WRIGHT CONSTRUCTION CO.

BASE BID: $4,164,246

TOTAL ESTIMATED COMPLETION: $4,164,246

FUNDING SOURCE: STORM 2006 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION AND FY2009 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

DISTRICT: 8

IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY CONTRACTSOR 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.

THIS IS A UNIT PRICE CONTRACT. THE ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT RECOMMEND AWARD TO THE OFFEROR WHO SUBMITTED THE HIGHEST RANKED PROPOSAL. [ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
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: 11.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: 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"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
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: 12A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on a Resolution that revises the nomination and appointment process required for the City Council's appointments to CRRMA Board of Directors"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT REVISES THE NOMINATION AND APPOINTMENT PROCESS REQUIRED FOR THE CITY COUNCIL'S APPOINTMENTS TO CRRMA BOARD OF DIRECTORS; THAT REAPPOINTS THE FOLLOWING BOARD MEMBERS TO THE CAMINO REAL REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY BOARD FOR THE POSITIONS AND REMAINING TERMS IDENTIFIED BELOW:

A. JIM VOLK FOR POSITION 2, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE ON FEBRUARY 1, 2013;

B. TONY PAYAN FOR POSITION 4, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE ON FEBRUARY 1, 2013; AND

C. SUSAN MELENDEZ FOR POSITION 6, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE ON FEBRUARY 1, 2013.

AND THAT REAPPOINTS THE FOLLOWING BOARD MEMBERS TO THE CAMINO REAL REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY BOARD FOR THE POSITIONS AND REMAINING TERMS IDENTIFIED BELOW

A. DAVID MARCUS FOR POSITION 1, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE ON FEBRUARY 1, 2012; AND

B. RALPH ADAME FOR POSITION 5, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE ON FEBRUARY 1, 2012.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4015]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
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: 12B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: 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"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

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 HILLS, EL PASO, TEXAS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [REPRESENTATIVE CARL L. ROBINSON, (915) 541-4400]

   
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: 13A.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action regarding a Resolution that the Mayor be authorized to sign, on behalf of the City of El Paso, an Interlocal Agreement between the City of El Paso (the ''City'') and the El Paso Downtown Management District (the ''DMD'')"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A RESOLUTION THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (THE ''CITY'') AND THE EL PASO DOWNTOWN MANAGEMENT DISTRICT (THE ''DMD'') FOR THE DMD TO PERFORM CERTAIN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SERVICES AND SUPPLEMENTAL SANITATION SERVICES IN CONNECTION WITH THE CITY'S REVITALIZATION EFFORTS OF DOWNTOWN EL PASO, SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT. (DISTRICT 8) [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 YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 13B.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action requesting the City Council to waive the requirement that an application for infill development meet two criteria as stated in Section 20.10.280 when only one factor is met, prior to the submission of a special use permit application for the property located at 4051 Emory Way, legally described as all of Tract 12B, Block 1, Upper Valley Su  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REQUESTING THE CITY COUNCIL TO WAIVE THE REQUIREMENT THAT AN APPLICATION FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT MEET TWO CRITERIA AS STATED IN SECTION 20.10.280 WHEN ONLY ONE FACTOR IS MET, PRIOR TO THE SUBMISSION OF A SPECIAL USE PERMIT APPLICATION FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 4051 EMORY WAY, LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS ALL OF TRACT 12B, BLOCK 1, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS. (DISTRICT 8)

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

   
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: 14.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action on Quarterly Financial Report: 1st Quarter Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2011. "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT OF CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES:

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON QUARTERLY FINANCIAL REPORT: 1ST QUARTER FINANCIAL REPORT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE, WILLIAM F. STUDER, (915) 541-4777]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: EX1.  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) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO A TEMPORARY INJUNCTION UNTIL MARCH 7, 2011 IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED SIX KINGDOMS ENTERPRISES, LLC VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS; CAUSE NO. EP-10-CV-00485-KC.

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd ABSTAIN
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


 
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