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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date: 5/17/2011
 
   
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 MAY 10, 2011 AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MAY 10, 2011.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MAY 10, 2011 AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MAY 10, 2011.

[MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBER: MAYOR PRO TEMPORE EMMA ACOSTA

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

MAYOR PRO TEMPORE EMMA ACOSTA

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO IN AN AMOUNT OF $17,000 FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO'S INSTITUTE FOR POLICY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TO DEVELOP A SURVEY OF CITY RESIDENTS REGARDING THE FINANCIAL AND STRATEGIC PLAN FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE COMMUNITY'S PRIORITIES REGARDING CITY SERVICES. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE, LYNLY LEEPER, (915) 541-4777]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LICENSE FOR PEDESTRIAN WALKWAY BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, (''CITY'') AND BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, (''BNSF''), ALLOWING THE CITY ACCESS TO BNSF RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A TEMPORARY PEDESTRIAN WALKWAY FOR THE PURPOSE OF RE-ROUTING PEDESTRIANS FROM THE SANTA FE BRIDGE DURING THE MAINTENANCE AND RECONSTRUCTION OF THE SANTA FE BRIDGE.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LICENSE FOR PEDESTRIAN WALKWAY BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, (''CITY'') AND BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, (''BNSF''), ALLOWING THE CITY ACCESS TO BNSF RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A TEMPORARY PEDESTRIAN WALKWAY FOR THE PURPOSE OF RE-ROUTING PEDESTRIANS FROM THE SANTA FE BRIDGE DURING THE MAINTENANCE AND RECONSTRUCTION OF THE SANTA FE BRIDGE. (DISTRICT 8)

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

"3D. RESOLUTION: SOLID WASTE LIENS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE SOLID WASTE LIENS ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT A) (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

ATTACHMENT A

SOLID WASTE LIENS

MAY 17, 2011

5605 SPIRITUS PLACE $303.01 MARIO A. CORTEZ

(DISTRICT 1)

1625 MONTE DEL SOL STREET $134.58 ALBERT GOMEZ

(DISTRICT 1)

823 RAYNOLDS STREET $309.63 E. L. & HORTENSIA M. CHAVEZ

(DISTRICT 2)

2631 IDALIA AVENUE $169.38 RICHARD R. PACHECO

(DISTRICT 2)

LOT(S) 17 (EXC 60 FT X 363 FT IN NWC) (60895.62 SQ FT), DORBANDT SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 3) $358.49 SARA G. CORONA

LOT(S) 20 COS (4974.00 SQ FT), BLOCK 1, SUN VALLEY RANCH REPLAT A SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 4) $125.45 RESORTVIEW HOMES I LTD

12300 ROBERT DAVID DRIVE $111.57 CARMEN CARTER

(DISTRICT 5)

9230 SANTA ROSALIA COURT $67.30 LUIS M. PAREDES

(DISTRICT 6)

PT OF LOT 51 BEG 200.05 FT S OF NEC (428.54 FT ON E - 524.13 FT ON S - 428.57 FT ON W - IRREG ON

N) (5.2700 AC), BLOCK 6, PASEOS DEL SOL #1 SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 6) $304.16 CORONADO HOLDINGS II LP

TRACT 12-D (0.5724 AC), BLOCK 49, YSLETA SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 6) $187.73 THE ALDERETE FAMILY 1990 TRUST

1005 CHRISTY AVENUE $152.28 MOSES A. & MARIA O. VALDEZ

(DISTRICT 7)

7909 LIRIO ROAD $139.73 LILIA DELGADO

(DISTRICT 7)

TRACT 9 (6116.11 SQ FT), HENNESY SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 8) $143.62 NATIVIDAD ROBLES

TRACT 3-A-2 (14.3850 AC), BLOCK 3, UPPER VALLEY SUBDIVISION

(DISTRICT 8) $126.71 KWH LTD

"4A. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-193 FOR THE FIBER OPTIC NETWORK - SYSTEM 5 EXTENSION & SYSTEM 6 TO TRI-STATE ELECTRIC, LTD.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-193 FOR THE FIBER OPTIC NETWORK - SYSTEM 5 EXTENSION & SYSTEM 6 TO TRI-STATE ELECTRIC, LTD. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $319,470.25.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

AWARD TO: TRI-STATE ELECTRIC, LTD.

BASE BID: $319,470.25

TOTAL ESTIMATED COMPLETION: $319,470.25

FUNDING SOURCE: 2009 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

DISTRICTS: 3, 5, AND 8

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

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 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: 3A.  RESOLUTION: That the Rate Adjustment identified in Request for an Interim Rate Adjustment filed by Texas Gas Service Company, a division of ONEOK, Inc., on May 2, 2011, be suspended for 45 days following the effective date of July 1, 2011."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE RATE ADJUSTMENT IDENTIFIED IN REQUEST FOR AN INTERIM RATE ADJUSTMENT FILED BY TEXAS GAS SERVICE COMPANY, A DIVISION OF ONEOK, INC., ON MAY 2, 2011, BE SUSPENDED FOR 45 DAYS FOLLOWING THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF JULY 1, 2011. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE, WILLIAM F. STUDER JR., (915) 541-4215]

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

   
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: 3E.  RESOLUTION: That Schedule C, attached to the FY2011 Budget Resolution, effective September 1, 2010, shall be amended as set forth in Attachment A to establish the fee listed therein that shall be charged by the City for a development plat application. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A RESOLUTION THAT SCHEDULE C, ATTACHED TO THE FY2011 BUDGET RESOLUTION, EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2010, SHALL BE AMENDED AS SET FORTH IN ATTACHMENT A TO ESTABLISH THE FEE LISTED THEREIN THAT SHALL BE CHARGED BY THE CITY FOR A DEVELOPMENT PLAT APPLICATION. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, EDUARDO GARCIA, (915) 541-4638]

   
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: 4B.  BID: The award of Solicitation No. 2011-161 for the Capistrano Park Improvements to CPME, L.L.C."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (1) ONE WEEK.

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-161 FOR THE CAPISTRANO PARK IMPROVEMENTS TO CPME, L.L.C., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $73,280.67.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

AWARD TO: CPME, L.L.C.

BASE BID: $73,280.67

TOTAL ESTIMATED COMPLETION: $73,280.67

FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT

DISTRICT: 6

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

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

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

THIS IS A LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT. THE ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT 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 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: 5A.  - 5C. 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.

5A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS), CHAPTER 19.21 (SIDEWALKS) SECTION 19.21.020 (GENERAL REQUIREMENTS) AND CHAPTER 19.15 (ROADWAYS) SECTION 19.15.110 (STREET WIDTH AND DESIGN, TABLE 19.15-3 WIDTHS/DESIGN REQUIRED BY STREET TYPE), 19.15.090 (CUL DE SAC STREETS), TABLE 19.15-1 (WIDTH FOR CUL DE SAC STREETS FOR CERTAIN ACTIVITIES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND SIDEWALK WIDTH, MINIMUM RIGHT-OF-WAY WIDTH, AND CUL DE SAC STANDARDS AND REQUIREMENTS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 19.42 OF THE CITY OF EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MATHEW MCELROY, (915) 541-4193]

5B. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS), SECTION 19.15.060 (STREET STANDARDS) AND CHAPTER 19.15.080 (STREET LENGTH) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO AMEND ACCESS TO LOTS AND STREET LENGTH PROVISIONS THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 19.42 OF THE CITY OF EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MAY 24, 2011, FOR ITEMS 5A - 5B

5C. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 1, BLOCK 4, HUECO MOUNTAIN VILLAGE, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM C-3/SP (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL PERMIT) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 11890 MONTANA AVENUE. APPLICANT: SGARS, L.P. ZON11-00007 THIS IS AN APPEAL CASE (DISTRICT 5)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 7, 2011, FOR ITEM 5C

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: 6.  FIRE: Discussion and action on the request that the Purchasing Manager for Financial Services, Purchasing Division be authorized to issue a Purchase Order to Insight Public Sector, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO INSIGHT PUBLIC SECTOR, INC., A CONTRACTOR UNDER U.S. COMMUNITIES COOPERATIVE PURCHASING ALLIANCE, CONTRACT NO. RQ09-997736-42B FOR AN UPGRADE TO FUNCTIONALITY AND CONNECTIVITY BETWEEN THE COMPUTER AIDED DISPATCH (CAD) SYSTEM AND FIRST RESPONDER VEHICLES. 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 U.S. COMMUNITIES COOPERATIVE PURCHASING ALLIANCE 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: FIRE

AWARD TO: INSIGHT PUBLIC SECTOR, INC.

TEMPE, AZ

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $1,300,850

FUNDING SOURCE: VARIOUS TO INCLUDE: COPS TECHNOLOGY 2008

COPS TECHNOLOGY 2009

COPS TECHNOLOGY 2010

COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS UPGRADES

P-25 INTEROPERABILITY COMMUNICATIONS

REFERENCE NO.: 2011-268

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A COOPERATIVE, UNIT PRICE CONTRACT.

[FIRE, RALPH JOHNSON, (915) 838-3263]

[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 YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 7A.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 20 (Zoning) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.02 (GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS), AND CHAPTER 20.10 (SUPPLEMENTAL USE REGULATIONS), SECTION 20.10.680 (TEMPORARY USES) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR FRATERNAL LODGE, TO AMEND THE DEFINITION FOR A LODGE, TO ALLOW FOR FRATERNAL ORGANIZATIONS TO CONDUCT TEMPORARY FUND RAISING ACTIVITIES, TO INCLUDE TEMPORARY RENTAL OF FACILITIES. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
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: 7B.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance granting Special Permit No. ZON11-00010, to allow for Infill Development on the property described as north 60 feet of Lot 4, Najera Subdivision, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, 418 San Pablo Place. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON11-00010, TO ALLOW FOR INFILL DEVELOPMENT ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS NORTH 60 FEET OF LOT 4, NAJERA 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: 418 SAN PABLO PLACE. PROPERTY OWNER: EDMUNDO A. LEWIS. ZON11-00010 (DISTRICT 7)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd DID NOT VOTE
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: 7C.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 1, Block 1, Ascarate Grant, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-F (Ranch and Farm) to C-1 (Commercial). south of Trawood Drive and east of Lee Trevino Drive. ZON10-00111 "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 1, BLOCK 1, ASCARATE GRANT, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: SOUTH OF TRAWOOD DRIVE AND EAST OF LEE TREVINO DRIVE. APPLICANT: VISTA HILLS COUNTRY CLUB. ZON10-00111 (DISTRICT 7)

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

   
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: 7D.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 20 (Zoning), Chapter 20.14 (Off-street Parking, Loading, and Storage Standards), and Appendix C (Minimum Parking Requirements) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING), CHAPTER 20.14 (OFF-STREET PARKING, LOADING, AND STORAGE STANDARDS), AND APPENDIX C (MINIMUM PARKING REQUIREMENTS) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, TO ADD MAXIMUM PARKING STANDARDS AND TO AMEND OTHER PROVISIONS FOR VEHICLE PARKING REQUIREMENTS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
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: 7E.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: An Ordinance amending Title 19 (Subdivisions), Article 1 (Subdivision Procedures)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED

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 DEVELOPMENT PLATS AND FOR REQUIRING RECALCULATION OF PARKLAND FEES OR DEDICATION FOR NON-RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISIONS THAT INCREASE DWELLING UNITS OR CHANGE USE TO ALLOW DWELLING UNITS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN SECTION 19.42 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, EDUARDO GARCIA, (915) 541-4638]

   
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: 8.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.041 (Schedule IV A - Parking Prohibited during certain hours-school days only)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.041 (SCHEDULE IV A - PARKING PROHIBITED DURING CERTAIN HOURS-SCHOOL DAYS ONLY) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, BY ADDING MAYA LIZABETH PLACE, BREEAN ISABELL PLACE, AND TIERRA INCA DRIVE BETWEEN TIERRA ESTE DRIVE AND PABLO SANCHEZ PLACE, THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. (DISTRICT 5)

[DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 621-6750]

   
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: Discussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to notify Hawkins Plaza, Ltd. that the May 1, 1994 Commercial Ground Lease between the City of El Paso and Hawkins Plaza, Ltd. for a portion of Lot 1, Block 1, Hawkins Plaza, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas is cancelled."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (2) TWO WEEKS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY HAWKINS PLAZA, LTD. THAT THE MAY 1, 1994 COMMERCIAL GROUND LEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND HAWKINS PLAZA, LTD. FOR A PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 1, HAWKINS PLAZA, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS IS CANCELLED. (DISTRICT 3) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, THERESA CULLEN, (915) 541-4550]

   
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: 10.  ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: Discussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign the Agreement for Professional Services by and between the City of El Paso and Moore Nordell Kroeger Architects, Inc., a Texas Corporation, for a project known as ''EPIA Hangar #7'' "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MOORE NORDELL KROEGER ARCHITECTS, INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''EPIA HANGAR #7'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $655,868.21 AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $705,868.21. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

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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: 11.  PARKS AND RECREATION: Discussion and action on a Resolution that City Council accept the recommendation from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board to name the park located at 12930 G.R. Campuzano Drive as Sgt. Jesus Roberto Vasquez USMC Park. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT CITY COUNCIL ACCEPT THE RECOMMENDATION FROM THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD TO NAME THE PARK LOCATED AT 12930 G.R. CAMPUZANO DRIVE AS SGT. JESUS ROBERTO VASQUEZ USMC PARK. (DISTRICT 5)

[PARKS AND RECREATION, NANETTE SMEJKAL, (915) 541-4283]

   
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: 12.  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 Geltmore Aldea, LLC (the ''Applicant'') in relation to the Applicant's development of a Smart Code Master Planned Community. "  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

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 GELTMORE ALDEA, LLC (THE ''APPLICANT'') IN RELATION TO THE APPLICANT'S DEVELOPMENT OF A SMART CODE MASTER PLANNED COMMUNITY ON APPROXIMATELY 204 ACRES OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY I-10 AND EXECUTIVE DRIVE IN EL PASO, TEXAS. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ERNESTO GAMBOA, (915) 541-4670]

   
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: EX1.  Discussion and action on the May 1, 1994 Commercial Ground Lease and the Feb. 1, 2009 Commercial Site Lease between the City of El Paso and Hawkins Plaza, Ltd. for portions of Lot 1, Block 1, Hawkins Plaza, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBINSON, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO POSTPONE TWO WEEKS THE DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE MAY 1, 1994 COMMERCIAL GROUND LEASE AND THE FEB. 1, 2009 COMMERCIAL SITE LEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND HAWKINS PLAZA, LTD. FOR PORTIONS OF LOT 1, BLOCK 1, HAWKINS PLAZA, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE MAY 1, 1994 COMMERCIAL GROUND LEASE AND THE FEB. 1, 2009 COMMERCIAL SITE LEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND HAWKINS PLAZA, LTD. FOR PORTIONS OF LOT 1, BLOCK 1, HAWKINS PLAZA, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, THERESA CULLEN, (915) 541-4550]

   
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: EX2.  The request of Texas Gas Service Company, an operating Division of ONEOK, Inc., for an Interim Rate Adjustment dated May 2, 2011 pursuant to Tex. Util. Code Ann §104.301 (GRIP Statute). (551.071) "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

THE REQUEST OF TEXAS GAS SERVICE COMPANY, AN OPERATING DIVISION OF ONEOK, INC., FOR AN INTERIM RATE ADJUSTMENT DATED MAY 2, 2011 PURSUANT TO TEX. UTIL. CODE ANN §104.301 (GRIP STATUTE). (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, BERTHA A. ONTIVEROS, (915) 541-4550]

   
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Item: EX3.  Application of El Paso Electric Company for Approval to Revise its Energy Efficiency Cost Recovery Factor and Request to Establish Revised Goals and Cost Caps before the Public Utility Commission of Texas, Docket No. 39376 and SOAH No. 473-11-5143. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE QUINTANA, AND CARRIED TO GRANT THE AUTHORITY TO THE CITY ATTORNEY TO FILE A MOTION IN INTERVENTION ON BEHALF OF THE CITY REGARDING THE APPLICATION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR APPROVAL TO REVISE ITS ENERGY EFFICIENCY COST RECOVERY FACTOR AND REQUEST TO ESTABLISH REVISED GOALS AND COST CAPS BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS, PUC DOCKET NO. 39376 AND SOAH NO. 473-11-5143 AND TO ENGAGE OUTSIDE COUNSEL TO REPRESENT THE CITY ON THIS MATTER.

APPLICATION OF EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR APPROVAL TO REVISE ITS ENERGY EFFICIENCY COST RECOVERY FACTOR AND REQUEST TO ESTABLISH REVISED GOALS AND COST CAPS BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS, DOCKET NO. 39376 AND SOAH NO. 473-11-5143. (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 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: EX4.  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 REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, TO NEGOTIATE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS TO RESOLVE THE LAWSUIT STYLED SIX KINGDOMS ENTERPRISES, LLC, D/B/A PETLAND EL PASO VS. THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS; CAUSE NO. EP-10-CV-0485-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 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 DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX5.  Purchase, lease, or exchange of City-owned property located in Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 5. (551.072) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE QUINTANA, AND CARRIED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OR HER DESIGNEE PROCEED WITH NEGOTIATIONS FOR THE PURCHASE, LEASE, OR EXCHANGE OF CITY-OWNED PROPERTY LOCATED IN TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONE NO. 5.

PURCHASE, LEASE, OR EXCHANGE OF CITY-OWNED PROPERTY LOCATED IN TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONE NO. 5. (551.072) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIE TAYLOR, (915) 541-4550]

   
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 NO
8 Rep. O'Rourke YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX6.  Economic development related negotiations and possible incentives for business prospect GM-033111. (551.087) "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RELATED NEGOTIATIONS AND POSSIBLE INCENTIVES FOR BUSINESS PROSPECT GM-033111. (551.087) [ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ERNESTO GAMBOA, (915) 541-4670]

   
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