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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 2/15/2011
 
   
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 FEBRUARY 8, 2011 AND THE CORRECTED MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF FEBRUARY 1, 2011.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF FEBRUARY 8, 2011 AND THE CORRECTED MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF FEBRUARY 1, 2011. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY 3002 E. SAN ANTONIO AV

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNT FOR WORK PERFORMED BY THE CITY PURSUANT TO SECTION 18.50 (UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND CONDITIONS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE:

3002 E. SAN ANTONIO AV $23,760.81 DISTRICT 8 PETRA S. GALLEGO

[ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, WILLIAM V. STERN, (915) 599-3742]

"3B. RESOLUTION: AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO APPROVE THE SUBMITTAL OF A GRANT APPLICATION TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION (OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF TEXAS) FOR THE OPERATION BORDER SECURITY FY11 GRANT PROGRAM

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO APPROVE THE SUBMITTAL OF A GRANT APPLICATION TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION (OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF TEXAS) FOR THE OPERATION BORDER SECURITY FY11 GRANT PROGRAM IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $200,000 WITH NO REQUIRED LOCAL CASH MATCH. THE SIGNATURE OF THE ''HIGHEST ELECTED OFFICIAL'' IS NOT REQUIRED FOR ELECTRONIC SUBMITTAL; RESOLUTION IS REQUIRED BY FUNDING AGENCY. (ALL DISTRICTS) [POLICE, ERIC SHELTON, (915) 564-7309]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY COUNCIL ADOPTS AN ALTERNATIVE METHOD FOR DETERMINING THE FAIR MARKET VALUE FOR THE SALE OR CONVEYANCE OF LAND DEDICATED TO THE CITY AS A PUBLIC STREET, ALLEY, OR EASEMENT WHEN SUCH SALE OR CONVEYANCE IS TO THE ABUTTING PROPERTY OWNER OWNING THE UNDERLYING FEE SIMPLE AND ESTABLISHING CRITERIA FOR CITY INITIATED VACATION OF SUCH LAND.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL ADOPTS AN ALTERNATIVE METHOD FOR DETERMINING THE FAIR MARKET VALUE FOR THE SALE OR CONVEYANCE OF LAND DEDICATED TO THE CITY AS A PUBLIC STREET, ALLEY, OR EASEMENT WHEN SUCH SALE OR CONVEYANCE IS TO THE ABUTTING PROPERTY OWNER OWNING THE UNDERLYING FEE SIMPLE AND ESTABLISHING CRITERIA FOR CITY INITIATED VACATION OF SUCH LAND. [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, EDUARDO GARCIA, (915) 541-4638]

"4. FINANCIAL SERVICES: AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''EL PASO'') AND THE TOWN OF HORIZON CITY (''HORIZON CITY'') TO ALLOW THE CITY OF EL PASO TO SELL HORIZON CITY'S SURPLUS VEHICLES THROUGH EL PASO'S AUCTIONING PROCESS.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''EL PASO'') AND THE TOWN OF HORIZON CITY (''HORIZON CITY'') TO ALLOW THE CITY OF EL PASO TO SELL HORIZON CITY'S SURPLUS VEHICLES THROUGH EL PASO'S AUCTIONING PROCESS.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4293]

"5A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: IRA L. BARBE TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

IRA L. BARBE TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4996]

"5B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: EILEEN KARLSRUHER TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

EILEEN KARLSRUHER TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8. [REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4123]

"5C. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: NOTIFICATION OF THE RE-APPOINTMENT OF WILLIAM STUDER TO THE FIRE AND POLICE PENSION FUND BOARD OF TRUSTEES

ACTION TAKEN: REAPPOINTMENT

NOTIFICATION OF THE RE-APPOINTMENT OF WILLIAM STUDER TO THE FIRE AND POLICE PENSION FUND BOARD OF TRUSTEES BY CITY MANAGER JOYCE WILSON.

[CITY MANAGER, JOYCE WILSON, (915) 541-4071]

"5D. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: KELLY M. SORENSON TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

KELLY M. SORENSON TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915)-541-4996}

"5E. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: MATT BOHANNON TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

MATT BOHANNON TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1. [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4886]

"5F. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: BEN BOHANNON TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

BEN BOHANNON TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1. [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4886]

"6A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ANDREW HAGGERTY TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ANDREW HAGGERTY TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE CARL L. ROBINSON, DISTRICT 4. [REPRESENTATIVE CARL L. ROBINSON, (915) 541-4400]

"6B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JESSE SANCHEZ TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JESSE SANCHEZ TO THE BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"6C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: CHARLES L. HURST TO THE CONSTRUCTION BOARD OF APPEALS

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

CHARLES L. HURST TO THE CONSTRUCTION BOARD OF APPEALS BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"6D. BOARD APPOINTMENT: NOTIFICATION OF THE APPOINTMENT OF CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA TO THE FIRE AND POLICE PENSION FUND BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTMENT

NOTIFICATION OF THE APPOINTMENT OF CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA TO THE FIRE AND POLICE PENSION FUND BOARD OF TRUSTEES BY MAYOR JOHN COOK

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

"7. 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 15, 2011

A. HOLLYWOOD ENTERTAINMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,908.69 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #I996-999-0549-0042).

B. JOHN W. WALTERS IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,592.91 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #C231-999-0300-0500).

C. THOMAS W. CONNER III, D.D.S., IN THE AMOUNT OF $14,563.12 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-1230-5535).

D. L.S.I. TITLE AGENCY, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,180.32 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #C742-999-0010-0600).

E. BANK OF AMERICA IN THE AMOUNT OF $11,235.21 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #C801-999-0050-1350).

F. NETWORK NATIONAL TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,298.12 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #D417-000-0110-3900).

G. LYRIC HEALTHCARE HOLDINGS III, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,240.50 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #E014-999-0470-4600).

H. CHASE HOME FINANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,979.31OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #E054-999-0270-2300).

I. LONESTAR TITLE COMPANY OF EL PASO, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,047.14 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #E077-000-0010-2300).

J. SIERRA TITLE COMPANY, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,945.52 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #H771-000-0110-3500).

K. L.S.I. TITLE AGENCY, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,285.13 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #L478-999-0100-3600).

L. ROCKY MOUNTAIN MORTGAGE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,516.57 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #M348-999-0010-1570).

M. NETWORK NATIONAL TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,007.00 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #M403-999-0700-0300).

N. NETWORK NATIONAL TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,956.87 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #M403-999-0030-3200).

O. NETWORK NATIONAL TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,647.80 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #M425-999-0300-2700).

P. GECU MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,946.92 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #M576-999-0210-9200).

Q. DEBORAH ADRIAN IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,865.29 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #M806-999-0030-4100).

R. EUNICE P. TORRES IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,385.61 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #N471-999-0030-3100).

S. ANDRE E. BROWN IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,466.11 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #P585-000-0070-0500).

T. NETWORK NATIONAL TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,546.94 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #P586-999-0160-0800).

U. NETWORK NATIONAL TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,441.61 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #P586-999-0030-1700).

V. JMC TITLE AGENCY IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,327.32 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #R246-999-0180-1700).

W. NETWORK NATIONAL TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,914.81 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #S137-999-0010-5200).

X. EDUARDO CASTORENA IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,675.53 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #S225-999-0060-3300).

Y. RIO BRAVO TITLE, LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,586.39 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #S812-999-0520-1200).

Z. NETWORK NATIONAL TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,026.42 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #T287-999-1220-8950).

AA. CONFIDENTIAL INVESTMENTS, LP IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,124.56 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #V892-999-0010-0100).

BB. CONFIDENTIAL INVESTMENTS, LP IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,102.26 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #V892-999-0010-0125).

CC. HISCO, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $18,261.25 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-2900-1600).

DD. QSR BURGERS, LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,743.52 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #V893-999-2320-2325).

EE. SEAN E. GARDNER IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,820.42 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #W145-999-0750-6200).

FF. YSLETA DEL SUR PUEBLO IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,575.71 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #Y805-999-0490-1101).

"8. REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO ORACLE AMERICA INC., A CONTRACTOR UNDER DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES (DIR) NO. DIR-VPC-03-018 FOR LICENSE UPDATES AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT AND SERVICE FOR VARIOUS SOFTWARE COMPONENTS THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2011.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO ORACLE AMERICA INC., A CONTRACTOR UNDER DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES (DIR) NO. DIR-VPC-03-018 FOR LICENSE UPDATES AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT AND SERVICE FOR VARIOUS SOFTWARE COMPONENTS THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2011. THE CITY HAS MADE THE DETERMINATION THAT PURCHASING FROM THIS COOPERATIVE OFFERS THE MOST COST-EFFECTIVE PRICING. THE PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES (DIR) WAS APPROVED BY THE 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: ORACLE AMERICA INC

REDWOOD SHORES, CA

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $115,598.84

FUNDING SOURCE: DATA PROCESSING SERVICES/GENERAL FUNDS

REFERENCE NO.: 2011-174

DISTRICTS: ALL

[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: 9A.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: 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, 254 Carnes Road. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

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]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson DID NOT VOTE
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.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance amending the 2025 Proposed Thoroughfare System as detailed in the Map Atlas of The Plan for El Paso and its related documents as originally approved by El Paso City Council in 1999"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2025 PROPOSED THOROUGHFARE SYSTEM AS DETAILED IN THE MAP ATLAS OF THE PLAN FOR EL PASO AND ITS RELATED DOCUMENTS AS ORIGINALLY APPROVED BY EL PASO CITY COUNCIL IN 1999, AND AS SUBSEQUENTLY AMENDED, TO DELETE SOUTHWESTERN DRIVE, NORTHWESTERN DRIVE, AND AN UNNAMED EAST-WEST COLLECTOR ARTERIAL AS COLLECTOR ARTERIALS NORTH OF REDD ROAD, SOUTH OF HELEN OF TROY DRIVE, AND EAST OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 10. (DISTRICT 1)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MELISSA GRANADO, (915) 541-4730]

   
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: 9C.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: 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). Stahala Drive, East of Kenworthy Street"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (2) TWO WEEKS.

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]

POSTPONED FROM 2-8-11

   
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: 10A.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a Contract of Sale and any other necessary documents between the City of El Paso and Sadie Leilani Sanchez "
   
 

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 SADIE LEILANI SANCHEZ WHICH WILL ALLOW THE CITY TO CONVEY LOT 16, BLOCK 17, SUN RIDGE SUBDIVISION UNIT FIVE ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS TO SADIE LEILANI SANCHEZ. (DISTRICT 5)

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4241]

   
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: 10B.  COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a Contract of Sale and any other necessary documents between the City of El Paso and Vianey Estrella Ramirez "
   
 

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 VIANEY ESTRELLA RAMIREZ WHICH WILL ALLOW THE CITY TO CONVEY LOT 24, BLOCK 135, TIERRA DEL ESTE UNIT THIRTY FOUR ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS TO VIANEY ESTRELLA RAMIREZ. (DISTRICT 5)

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, WILLIAM LILLY, (915) 541-4241]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11A.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: Discussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign the Agreement for Engineering Services by and between the City of El Paso and Brock & Bustillos, Inc., a Texas Corporation, for a project known as ''Butterfield Trail Industrial Park - Street & Landscaping Improvements'' "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND BROCK & BUSTILLOS, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''BUTTERFIELD TRAIL INDUSTRIAL PARK - STREET & LANDSCAPING IMPROVEMENTS'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $820,847.60 AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $870,847.60. (DISTRICT 2)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 11B.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: Discussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Developer's Participation Agreement between the City of El Paso and Northeast 58 THB/IT, LLC for the construction of a roadway bridge over the Northgate Outlet Channel and right-of-way improvements on Stahala Drive"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (2) TWO WEEKS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A DEVELOPER'S PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND NORTHEAST 58 THB/IT, LLC FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A ROADWAY BRIDGE OVER THE NORTHGATE OUTLET CHANNEL AND RIGHT-OF-WAY IMPROVEMENTS ON STAHALA DRIVE, IN ACCORDANCE WITH LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 212.071. THERE IS NO COST TO THE CITY. (DISTRICT 4) [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: 11C.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: Discussion and action on a Resolution to amend Schedule C of the 2011 City Budget Resolution relating to fees charged for plumbing repairs."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO AMEND SCHEDULE C OF THE 2011 CITY BUDGET RESOLUTION RELATING TO FEES CHARGED FOR PLUMBING REPAIRS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[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: 12A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to waive the process and permit fee with anything related to plumbing repairs due to weather crisis. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO WAIVE THE PROCESS AND PERMIT FEE, FOR A PERIOD OF 90 DAYS, WITH ANYTHING RELATED TO PLUMBING REPAIRS DUE TO WEATHER CRISIS, FOR DUPLEXES AND SINGLE FAMILY HOMES. "

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO WAIVE THE PROCESS AND PERMIT FEE WITH ANYTHING RELATED TO PLUMBING REPAIRS DUE TO WEATHER CRISIS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., (915) 541-4178]

   
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: 12B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on the creation of a 3 person citizen utility review commission."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 1ST MOTION - TO APPROVE THE CREATION OF A THREE PERSON CITIZEN UTILITY REVIEW COMMISSION AND TO INCLUDE REVIEW OF COMMUNICATIONS TO THE PUBLIC DURING EMERGENCIES. THE MOTION FAILED.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE CREATION OF A 3 PERSON CITIZEN UTILITY REVIEW COMMISSION. (DISTRICT 7) [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action on the creation of a 3 person citizen utility review commission."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 2ND AND FINAL MOTION - THAT WHEN THE RESULTS OF THE OTHER HEARINGS AND INVESTIGATIONS ARE CONCLUDED, THE MAYOR WILL CALL FOR SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS OR PUBLIC HEARINGS, ON THE UTILITY ISSUE TOPICS, AT A TIME ACCESSIBLE TO THE PUBLIC, INVITING THE PUBLIC AND THE UTILITY REPRESENTATIVES TO REVIEW THE FINDINGS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE CREATION OF A 3 PERSON CITIZEN UTILITY REVIEW COMMISSION. (DISTRICT 7) [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

   
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: 12C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action to direct the City Manager to amend Title 20 to allow static digital monument signs at schools, to include amending the governmental exemption or sign requirements in residential zones as necessary. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO AMEND TITLE 20 TO ALLOW STATIC DIGITAL MONUMENT SIGNS AT SCHOOLS, TO INCLUDE AMENDING THE GOVERNMENTAL EXEMPTION OR SIGN REQUIREMENTS IN RESIDENTIAL ZONES AS NECESSARY. (DISTRICT 7) [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

POSTPONED FROM 2-8-11

   
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: 13A.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on Resolution to authorize the City Manager to sign a lease between Paso del Norte Investment Property, L.P. and the City of El Paso for the El Paso Fire Department's administrative use at 425 N. Kansas, El Paso, Texas, for a term of sixty months in an increasing annual rental amount set to begin at $230,940. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A LEASE BETWEEN PASO DEL NORTE INVESTMENT PROPERTY, L.P. AND THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR THE EL PASO FIRE DEPARTMENT'S ADMINISTRATIVE USE AT 425 N. KANSAS, EL PASO, TEXAS, FOR A TERM OF SIXTY MONTHS IN AN INCREASING ANNUAL RENTAL AMOUNT SET TO BEGIN AT $230,940. (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 YES
4 Rep. Robinson ABSTAIN
5 Rep. Quintana DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 13B.  FINANCIAL SERVICES: Discussion and action on a Resolution to authorize the City Manager to sign a lease between the City of El Paso and Southwest Hyundai, L. P., for a portion of the property located at 8600 Montana, El Paso, Texas"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN A LEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND SOUTHWEST HYUNDAI, L. P., FOR A PORTION OF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 8600 MONTANA, EL PASO, TEXAS, FOR AN INITIAL TERM OF FIVE YEARS WITH TWO AUTOMATIC RENEWAL TERMS OF AN ADDITIONAL FIVE YEARS EACH IN AN INCREASING ANNUAL RENTAL AMOUNT SET TO BEGIN AT $230,940. (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 YES
4 Rep. Robinson ABSTAIN
5 Rep. Quintana DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Holguin DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 14A.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action that the Mayor be authorized to sign an Interlocal Agreement with the University of Texas at El Paso (''UTEP'') "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (''UTEP'') UNDER WHICH THE INSTITUTE FOR POLICY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (''IPED'') OF UTEP SHALL PROVIDE ECONOMIC-IMPACT ASSESSMENTS, BRIEFING AND TRAINING TO CITY STAFF, AND OTHER TECHNOLOGY-BASED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSESSMENTS SERVICES, ALL AS REQUESTED BY THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY. THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE FOR A TERM OF ONE YEAR, SUBJECT TO RENEWAL ON MUTUAL AGREEMENT, WITH A MAXIMUM OF COST TO THE CITY OF $30,000 PER YEAR.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14B.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action that the City Council approve amendments to the City of El Paso Incentives Policy for Blighted Properties, as recommended by the Director of the Planning and Economic Development Department."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVE AMENDMENTS TO THE CITY OF EL PASO INCENTIVES POLICY FOR BLIGHTED PROPERTIES, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14C.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Discussion and action on an appeal by property owners of the Manhattan Heights Historic District regarding a decision rendered by the Historic Landmark Commission (HLC) in HLC Case: HPC11-00002; 3200 Copper Avenue, El Paso, Texas on January 10, 2011, to approve a Certificate of Appropriateness for the referenced property."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: TO OVERTURN THE DECISION RENDERED BY THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION (HLC) IN HLC CASE: HPC11-00002; 3200 COPPER AVENUE, EL PASO, TEXAS ON JANUARY 10, 2011, AND TO START THE PROCESS OVER AGAIN.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AN APPEAL BY PROPERTY OWNERS OF THE MANHATTAN HEIGHTS HISTORIC DISTRICT REGARDING A DECISION RENDERED BY THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION (HLC) IN HLC CASE: HPC11-00002; 3200 COPPER AVENUE, EL PASO, TEXAS ON JANUARY 10, 2011, TO APPROVE A CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS FOR THE REFERENCED PROPERTY. (DISTRICT 2)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, PROVIDENCIA VELAZQUEZ, (915) 541-4027]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX1.  Investigation into power outages in El Paso Electric's service area before the Public Utility Commission of Texas, PUC Docket No. 39134. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE ACOSTA, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO GRANT THE AUTHORITY TO THE CITY ATTORNEY TO FILE A MOTION IN INTERVENTION ON BEHALF OF THE CITY REGARDING THE INVESTIGATION INTO POWER OUTAGES IN EL PASO ELECTRIC'S SERVICE AREA BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS, PUC DOCKET NO. 39134 AND TO ENGAGE OUTSIDE COUNSEL TO REPRESENT THE CITY ON THIS MATTER.

INVESTIGATION INTO POWER OUTAGES IN EL PASO ELECTRIC'S SERVICE AREA BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS, PUC DOCKET NO. 39134. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, BERTHA ONTIVEROS, (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

   
Item: EX2.  Claim of Carole Feuerman; Our File No. 11-C-026 (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBINSON, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE LILLY, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO POSTPONE ONE WEEK THE CLAIM OF CAROLE FEUERMAN: OUR FILE NO. 11-C-026.

CLAIM OF CAROLE FEUERMAN; OUR FILE NO. 11-C-026 (551.071)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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