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Agenda: City Council Meeting for the web.vte
Date: 9/6/2005
 
   
Item: 14A.  - 14D. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES
   
 

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.

14A. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 012393 WHICH GRANTED A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY, OWNER, AND EL PASO PARKING, INC., LESSEE, TO PERMIT OFF-STREET PARKING WITHIN A PORTION OF RIM ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY, BY EXTENDING THE TERM THROUGH MAY 16, 2010. (ANNUAL FEE: $1,220.00, SP-9558B) (DISTRICT 1)

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

14B. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO ANITA CONGER PERMITTING THE ENCROACHMENT ONTO PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY AN AWNING LOCATED AT 300 SOUTH MESA STREET. (FEE: $100.00, SP-05018) (DISTRICT 8)

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

14C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.150 (SCHEDULE XIV, SPEED LIMITS) OF THE EL PASO MUNCIPAL CODE TO:(I) MODIFY SUBSECTION ''F'' (THIRTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR) BY DELETING SCHUSTER AVENUE FROM SUN BOWL DRIVE TO HAWTHORNE STREET; AND (II) MODIFYING SUBSECTION ''E'' (THIRTY MILES PER HOUR) BY ADDING SCHUSTER AVENUE FROM SUN BOWL DRIVE TO BROWN STREET. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. (DISTRICT 8)

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, 541-4035]

14D. AN ORDINANCE RESCINDING ORDINANCE 13388 AS AMENDED BY ORDINANCES 13851, 23958, AND 16071, WHICH GRANTED A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSE TO YSLETA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR USE OF CERTAIN RIGHT OF WAY. (DISTRICT 7)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 20, 2005 FOR ITEMS A -D

PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD AS PART OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING WHICH BEGINS AT APPROXIMATELY 9AM. 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 FRIDAY, 8AM TO 5PM.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 15.  ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT: Conditional ''B'' Building Permits, Park Hills Subdivision Unit 6
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON APPROVAL OF CONDITIONAL ''B'' BUILDING PERMITS FOR PARK HILLS SUBDIVISION UNIT 6. (DISTRICT 1)

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, RICK CONNER, (915) 541-4200]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 16A.  PERSPECTIVA + 3D/I (P+3): Zoo Western Expansion projects.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

COUNCIL TO AUTHORIZE THE COMBINING OF THE BUDGETS FOR THE FOLLOWING ZOO WESTERN EXPANSION PROJECTS INTO ONE OVERALL BUDGET.

NAME OF PROJECT DIST BUDGET

1 NEW ENTRY 3 $ 3,582,900

2 OLD EXHIBITS 3 $ 2,010,000

3 PARKING EXPANSION 3 $ 1,610,400

4 AFRICA EXPANSION 3 $ 15,651,700

TOTAL $ 22,855,000

[PERSPECTIVA + 3D/I (P+3), JUAN CONTRERAS, (915) 225-3449]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 17.  RESOLUTION: Termination of Contract No. 2004-001, El Paso Lone Star Security Agency (Security for Main Library and Library Branches)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT PROCUREMENT IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY EL PASO LONE STAR SECURITY AGENCY, THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2004-001 PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION C. NO. 17 OF THE CONTRACT CLAUSES, AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS AND THAT THE TERMINATION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AS OF SEPTEMBER 30TH, 2005.

THE VENDOR WILL BE NOTIFIED & EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY WILL DETERMINE SECURITY FOR THE MAIN LIBRARY.

DEPARTMENT: EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, RAY HEREDIA, (915) 541-4316]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 18.  BID: Solicitation No: 2005-232 Capistrano Park Improvements
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

SOLICITATION NO: 2005-232 CAPISTRANO PARK IMPROVEMENTS

LOCATION: 250 CAYMAN LANE

CONTRACTOR: ACCENT LANDSCAPING & SPRINKLERS, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: PARKS

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 71150069-G7130CD0016-07798-508028 $ 481,212.21

518000057-16031-159242 $ 33,940.00

518000826-16165-159242 $ 731.79

FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT & PARKS

ITEMS: BASE BID I $457,936.00

ALTERNATE NO. 3 $ 23,973.00

ALTERNATE NO. 8 $ 33,975.00

TOTAL AWARD: $515,884.00

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE: JANUARY 2006

DISTRICT(S): 6

RECOMMENDATION:

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING, AND PARKS RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO ACCENT LANDSCAPING & SPRINKLERS, INC., THE LOW RESPONSIBLE, RESPONSIVE BIDDER. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REFERENCED CONTRACT. ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER AND STAFF BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE BUDGET TRANSFERS FOR THIS AWARD AND PROJECT, AS NECESSARY.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, BUT WHICH DO NOT INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT AS AWARDED, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,000 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER, AND NOT TO EXCEED THE TOTAL OF 25% OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT PRICE AS AWARDED, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL.

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, BYRON JOHNSON, (915) 541-4308]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 19.  PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION: Amending Title 12 - No Parking 7:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHARTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.040 (SCHEDULE IV, PARKING PROHIBITED DURING CERTAIN HOURS ON CERTAIN HOURS ON CERTAIN STREETS), PARAGRAPH J (NO PARKING 7:00 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M.), OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE, TO: (I) AMEND SUBSECTION 4 TO READ THE ENTIRE LENGTH OF FRANK CORDOVA CIRCLE, BOTH SIDES, ALL OF MIKE ANDRADE PLACE, AND ALL OF LUIS GOMEZ PLACE; AND, (II) TO ADD A NEW SUBSECTION TO INCLUDE FIREHOUSE DRIVE FROM MONTWOOD DRIVE TO SAUL KLEINFELD, EAST SIDE ONLY.

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035 AND REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., (915) 541-4178]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 3A.  RESOLUTION: Accept the City's offer of $1.00 for the purchase of 11510 Cheryl Ladd.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT, PURSUANT TO SECTION 34.05(I) OF THE TEXAS TAX CODE, THE CITY AS TRUSTEE FOR THE VARIOUS TAXING ENTITIES, IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO ACCEPT THE CITY'S OFFER OF $1.00 FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE FOLLOWING REAL PROPERTY:

TRACT 6-A, BEING A PORTION OF SECTION 6, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 3, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD SURVEYS, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 1338, PAGE 814, DEED RECORDS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS 11510 CHERYL LADD, EL PASO, TEXAS, (PID #X579-999-306A-2200)

[BOND COUNSEL, CARMEN PEREZ, (915) 545-5481]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 3B.  RESOLUTION: Public approval of El Paso Housing Finance Corporation Single Family Mortgage Revenue Bonds Series 2005.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL AUTHORIZES THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE THE MAYOR'S CERTIFICATE INDICATING PUBLIC APPROVAL REQUIRED BY SECTION 147(F) OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE AND THE GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF THE CITY AS TO THE STATUS OF THE EL PASO HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION IN CONNECTION WITH THE ISSUANCE BY EL PASO HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION OF ITS SINGLE FAMILY MORTGAGE REVENUE BONDS SERIES 2005. [EL PASO HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION, JERRY KURTYKA, (915) 541- 4845]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 10.  CHANGE ORDER: Silverton Construction Co., Inc.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE CHANGE ORDER NO. TWENTY EIGHT (SCOPE CHANGE) TO SILVERTON CONSTRUCTION CO., INC. FOR CONTRACT NO. 2004-013, CLEVELAND SQUARE REDEVELOPMENT, MAIN LIBRARY ADDITION REMODELING, NEW HISTORY MUSEUM & CLEVELAND SQUARE PARK PROJECT FOR AN INCREASED AMOUNT OF $55,000.00. THIS CHANGE ORDER WILL INCREASE CONTRACT TIME 28 DAYS. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER AND CITY STAFF BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE

BUDGET TRANSFERS FOR THIS CHANGE ORDER, AS NECESSARY.

THE PURPOSE OF THIS CHANGE ORDER IS TO REPLACE ALL EXISTING SEWER LINES IN THE SECOND SUB-BASEMENT AT THE EXISTING LIBRARY. THE WORK DESCRIBED UNDER THIS CHANGE ORDER WILL BE FUNDED BY 2000 QOL BOND APPROPRIATIONS.

THIS PROJECT WAS SCHEDULED FOR COMPLETION ON OCTOBER 24, 2005 PRIOR TO THIS CHANGE ORDER. THE NEW COMPLETION DATE IS NOVEMBER 14, 2005.

LOCATION: 501 N. OREGON STREET.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12.  BUDGET TRANSFER: [Office of Management and Budget, David Almonte, (915) 541-4011]
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BT2005-1538 BUILDING & PLANNING SERVICES

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $360,321.38 FROM THE STANTON STREET INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT TO LOOP 375 ENHANCEMENT-INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE IMPROVEMENTS TO IDENTIFY THE CITY'S MATCH OF THIS TXDOT PROJECT. FUNDING SOURCE IS 1987A GOS. D8

DECREASE $ 42,298.78 FROM 31116107/P50124026055/508016 CNTRCTLDESIGN

DECREASE $318,022.60 FROM 31116107/P50124026055/508027 CONSTRUCTION

INCREASE $360,321.38 FROM 31116107/PST0500726055/508027 CONSTRUCTION

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 20C.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Zoning Change ZON05-00052
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF TRACTS 1A AND 1B, GEORGE WILSON SURVEY NO. 91, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-4/C (COMMERCIAL/CONDITIONS). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: JORGE VALENZUELA. LOCATION: 3962 DONIPHAN. ZON05-00052 (DISTRICT 8)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 22C.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: Cause No. 2004-4957
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: THE MOTION FAILED

RITA RODRIGUEZ V. THE CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO. 2004-4957 IN THE 34TH DISTRICT COURT (551.071 [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 22D.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: Court of Appeals Number 08-05-00203-CV, Trial Court Case Number 2004-2313
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CARRIED THAT THE CITY WAIVE ANY CONFLICT OF INTEREST ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO IN RELATION TO THE EL PASO FIREMEN AND POLICEMEN'S PENSION FUND, ET AL. V. LILLI M. HEINRICH

THE EL PASO FIREMEN & POLICEMEN'S PENSION FUND, ET. AL. VS. LILLI M. HEINRICH; COURT OF APPEALS NUMBER 08-05-00203-CV, TRIAL COURT CASE NUMBER 2004-2313 (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 22E.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: Case No. 05-21207
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CARRIED THAT THE CITY WAIVE ANY CONFLICT OF INTEREST ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO IN RELATION TO THE MATTER OF ASARCO, LLC. ET AL., CASE NO. 05-21207

IN THE MATTER OF ASARCO, LLC, ET. AL., CASE NO. 05-21207 IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS CORPUS CHRISTI DIVISION (551.071 AND 551.072) [CITY ATTORNEY, CHARLIE MCNABB, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: ADDN1.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: Docket No. 03-BP-12JO
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY BE AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY IN THE MATTER ENTITLED HERNANDO CHAVIRA

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON HERNANDO CHAVIRA; DOCKET NO. 03-BP-12JO

(551.070) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, LAURA GORDON, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 16B.  PERSPECTIVA + 3D/I (P+3): Transfer New Delta Senior Center/New Delta Pool Project Funds to Zoo Western Expansion Projects
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

COUNCIL TO AUTHORIZE THAT $147,635.59 BE TRANSFERRED FROM NEW DELTA SENIOR CENTER AND NEW DELTA POOL PROJECTS TO ZOO WESTERN EXPANSION PROJECTS. THESE FUNDS ARE FROM THE PROJECT CONTINGENCIES AND ARE SAVINGS TO THE DELTA PROJECTS APPROVED / FINANCED UNDER THE ZOO PROPOSITION:

NO. NAME OF PROJECT DIST BUDGET

1 NEW ENTRY 3 $ 3,582,900

2 OLD EXHIBITS 3 $ 2,010,000

3 PARKING EXPANSION 3 $ 1,610,400

4 AFRICA EXPANSION 3 $ 15,651,700

DELTA SENIOR CENTER CONTINGENCY 3 $ 110,985

DELTA POOL CONTINGENCY 3 $ 36,650

TOTAL $ 23,002,635

[PERSPECTIVA + 3D/I (P+3), JUAN CONTRERAS, (915) 225-3449]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 16C.  PERSPECTIVA + 3D/I (P+3): Transfer $200,000 from Zoo Support Facilities to Zoo Western Expansion projects.
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

COUNCIL TO AUTHORIZE THAT $200,000 BE TRANSFERRED FROM ZOO SUPPORT FACILITIES TO ZOO WESTERN EXPANSION PROJECTS. THESE FUNDS ARE FROM THE PROJECT CONTINGENCY AND ARE SAVINGS TO THE ZOO SUPPORT FACILITIES PROJECTS. THE ALLOCATED FUNDS ARE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE EDUCATION CLASSROOM BUILDING AND ARE TO BE USED TO LEVERAGE MATCHING FUNDS FOR FUTURE EDUCATION GRANTS:

NO. NAME OF PROJECT DIST BUDGET

1 NEW ENTRY 3 $ 3,582,900

2 OLD EXHIBITS 3 $ 2,010,000

3 PARKING EXPANSION 3 $ 1,610,400

4 AFRICA EXPANSION 3 $ 15,651,700

DELTA SENIOR CENTER CONTINGENCY 3 $ 110,985

DELTA POOL CONTINGENCY 3 $ 36,650

ZOO SUPPORT CONTINGENCY 3 $ 200,000

TOTAL $ 23,202,635

[PERSPECTIVA + 3D/I (P+3), JUAN CONTRERAS, (915) 225-3449]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 20B.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Special Permit ZON05-00049
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON05-00049, TO ALLOW FOR A GROUND-MOUNTED CELLULAR TELECOMMUNICATIONS ANTENNA SUPPORT STRUCTURE WITH APPURTENANT ANTENNAS AND EQUIPMENT STORAGE FACILITIES ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF LOTS 11 AND 12, BLOCK 34, CAMPBELL ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.61.060 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: T-MOBILE, USA, INC. LOCATION: 1100 OREGON ST. ZON05-00049 (DISTRICT 8)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 22A.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: Cause No. 2005-2357
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

MASAKO CHAMNESS, ET AL VS. CITY OF EL PASO, ET. AL.; CAUSE NO. 2005-2357 IN THE 168TH DISTRICT COURT (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JENNIFER F. CALLAN (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 22B.  EXECUTIVE SESSION: Settlement Agreement with El Paso Electric Company
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO AUTHORIZE THE ATTORNEYS REPRESENTING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO A SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT IN EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY'S PETITION FOR AUTHORITY TO INCREASE FUEL FACTOR AND FOR FUEL SURCHARGE PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS DOCKET 31332. (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JORGE VILLEGAS, (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 20D.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Special Permit ZON0500057
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON05-00057, TO ALLOW FOR A GROUND-MOUNTED CELLULAR TELECOMMUNICATIONS ANTENNA SUPPORT STRUCTURE WITH APPURTENANT ANTENNAS AND EQUIPMENT STORAGE FACILITIES ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF LOT 22, BLOCK H, THOMAS MANOR UNIT SEVEN, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.22.040 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: T-MOBILE. LOCATION: 7900 KNIGHTS DRIVE. ZON05-00057 (DISTRICT 7)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC-CONSENT AGENDA
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

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.

1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF AUGUST 30, 2005 AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF AUGUST 29, 2005 (AGENDA REVIEW).

2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY

3C. RESOLUTION: AUTHORIZE THE RECORDING OF ANY MUNICIPAL COURT PROCEEDING BY THE USE OF AN ELECTRONIC RECORDING DEVICE.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 30.00010(D) OF THE TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE THE CITY COUNCIL AUTHORIZES THE RECORDING OF ANY MUNICIPAL COURT PROCEEDING BY THE USE OF AN ELECTRONIC RECORDING DEVICE INSTEAD OF BY THE USE OF A COURT REPORTER.

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

3D. RESOLUTION: CREATE A PERPETUAL RIGHT OF WAY EASEMENT FOR ACCESS INTO THE CLINT LANDFILL.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN MISCELLANEOUS EASEMENT NO. ME20050022 BY AND BETWEEN THE TEXAS GENERAL LAND OFFICE AND THE CITY OF EL PASO TO CREATE A PERPETUAL RIGHT OF WAY EASEMENT FOR ACCESS INTO THE CLINT LANDFILL, FOR A COST OF ONE AND NO/100 DOLLAR ($1.00) PER YEAR.

[SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

4. RESOLUTION: PLACING LIENS ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTIES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PLACING A LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTIES (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNTS FOR WORK PERFORMED BY THE CITY PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 9.04 (SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT). [SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

1. 1013 KIMBERLEY DR. $375.35 REYES & FRANCISCA G. LOPEZ (DISTRICT 1)

2. 5309 EDMONTON AVE. $189.44 ALFREDO & NUBIA ACOSTA (DISTRICT 4)

3. 618 NINO AGUILERA $811.88 REYNALDA R. BRANTNER

(DISTRICT 8)

5. BOARD APPOINTMENT: RICHARD D. PINEDA, PHD.

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

RICHARD D. PINEDA, PHD. TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1.

[REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

6. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUND: [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

A. LONE STAR TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $14,959.20 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #C050-999-0490-1900)

B. PRUDENTIAL RELOCATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,256.77 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-073A-0300).

C. HOMECOMINGS FINANCIAL IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,912.81 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-1520-2800)

D. AMERIQUEST MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,890.04 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #H369-999-000A-0700)

E. REGIONS MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,854.56 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #M771-999-0320-0400)

F. LONE STAR TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,806.32 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #R246-999-0180-1600)

G. BROWN & SHAPIRO, L.L.P. IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,590.44 OVERPAYMENT OF 2003 TAXES. (PID V893-999-5450-0200

H. WASHINGTON MUTUAL IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,706.81 OVERPAYMENT OF 2002 TAXES. (PID #V894-999-022A-0940)

7. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: $1,179.45, T-SHIRTS FOR WORLD HISPANIC SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ALLOCATE DISTRICT # 6 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS (DEPT. ID# 0101006, ACCT# 504420 FUND # 01101) IN THE AMOUNT $1,179.45, TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT FUNDS TO BE USE TO PURCHASE T- SHIRTS FOR THE WORLD HISPANIC SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, (915) 541-4178]

8. EXTENSION OF AGREEMENT: CONTRACT 2004-239, UNIFORMS OF TEXAS, EL PASO

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT PROCUREMENT BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT FOR ONE (1) ADDITIONAL YEAR, FROM OCTOBER 12, 2006 TO OCTOBER 12, 2007 PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF CONTRACT 2004-239 WITH UNIFORMS OF TEXAS, EL PASO,

TEXAS FOR UNIFORMS FOR THE FLEET. SERVICE.

OPTION NO.: ONE [OF ONE]

AMOUNT OF AWARD: $25,000.00 (TOTAL ONE YEAR EXTENSION).

ACCOUNT NO'S: 37370155-503120-45202

FUNDING SOURCE: FLEET SERVICE INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

DEPARTMENT: FLEET SERVICE

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, JESUS M. JUAREZ, (915) 541-4317]

9. PURCHASE ORDER ISSUANCE: EAGLE INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS INCORPORATED (EISI)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT PROCUREMENT BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER(S) AS NECESSARY TO EAGLE INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS INCORPORATED (EISI) TO PROVIDE ITS LICENSED PLATFORMS, INCLUDING MAINTENANCE, UPGRADES AND SUPPORT, FOR ITS PROPRIETARY APPLICATION, ELECTRICALOPS PRO, UNTIL SUCH TIME THAT THEY ARE NO LONGER THE SOLE-SOURCE.

EISI IS THE DEVELOPER AND EXCLUSIVE SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER OF ELECTRICALOPS PRO. AS PROPRIETOR OF THE DATABASE PLATFORMS, EISI IS THE ONLY KNOWN SOURCE THAT CAN PROVIDE THE REQUIRED PROCESSING AND SUPPORT TO ITS PROPRIETARY SOFTWARE PROGRAMS.

THIS SYSTEM WILL BE USED TO PERFORM MANDATED AIRFIELD INSPECTION AND REPORTING PERFORMED DAILY. THE AIRFIELD INSPECTION AND REPORTING IS REQUIRED UNDER THE AIRPORT'S FAA CERTIFICATION MANUAL.

FURTHERMORE, IT IS REQUESTED THAT STAFF BE AUTHORIZED TO NEGOTIATE, THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE TO REVIEW AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER EXECUTE ANY ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS AND/OR LICENSING AGREEMENTS AS NECESSARY. FUNDS FOR THIS EXPENDITURE SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWING ACCOUNT:

DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 62620020-508010-P500004-41022

FUNDING SOURCE: AIRPORT CAPITAL OUTLAY ACCOUNT

AMOUNT: $50,320 FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION AND FIRST YEAR SUPPORT (ESTIMATED). THEREAFTER, 12% OF THE PURCHASE PRICE IS FOR MAINTENANCE, UPGRADES AND SUPPORT ($6,038.40 ANNUAL ESTIMATE).

DISTRICT(S): DISTRICT 3 (SOLE SOURCE 2005-279)

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, ENRIQUE ACOSTA, JR., (915) 541-4267]

11A. BID: 2005-131 VISTA DEL VALLE PARK JOGGING PATH

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

IF APPARENT LOW BIDDER IS DISQUALIFIED FOR ANY REASON, CITY COUNCIL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO EXERCISE ANY OPTION LEGALLY AVAILABLE UNDER THE LAW BY AWARDING BID TO NEXT LOWEST RESPONSIVE AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER EVEN THOUGH THE BIDDER IS NOT NAMED ON THIS AGENDA.

BID NO: 2005-131 VISTA DEL VALLE PARK JOGGING PATH

LOCATION: 9031 VISCOUNT, EL PASO, TEXAS 79925

CONTRACTOR: TEXAS CONCRETE & ASPHALT, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: PARKS DEPARTMENT

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 51159242-31130500-PPW0046005A-16130-26269-08027

FUNDING SOURCE: 2000 QUALITY OF LIFE BOND AND PARKS & RECREATION REVENUES

ITEMS: BASE BID $ 215,000.00

ALTERNATE 1 $ 90,000.00

ALTERNATE 2 $ 50,000.00

TOTAL AWARD: $ 355,000.00

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE: DECEMBER, 2005

DISTRICTS: 2

THE DEPARTMENTS OF ENGINEERING AND PARKS AND RECREATION, RECOMMEND THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT TO TEXAS CONCRETE & ASPHALT, INC. THE LOW RESPONSIBLE, RESPONSIVE BIDDER. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE MANAGER OF THE CITY OF EL PASO BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REFERENCED CONTRACT APPROVED BY THE CITY ENGINEER, CONTRACT COMPLIANCE, AND THE CITY ATTORNEY. ADDITIONALLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE BUDGET TRANSFERS FOR THIS AWARD AND PROJECT, AS NECESSARY.

AS PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, BUT WHICH DO NOT INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT AS AWARDED, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,000 PER NUMBERED CHANGE ORDER, AND NOT TO EXCEED THE TOTAL OF 10% OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT PRICE AS AWARDED, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION BY CITY COUNCIL.

11B. SOLICITATION: 2005-248 AIR PURIFICATION RESPIRATORY PARTS - HOMELAND SECURITY

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

SOLICITATION NO. 2005-248 AIR PURIFICATION RESPIRATORY PARTS - HOMELAND SECURITY

AWARD TO: FIRST IN, INC.

EL PASO, TEXAS

DEPARTMENT: EL PASO FIRE DEPARTMENT

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 22150024-508035-07169-G220505

FUNDING SOURCE: HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT

ITEMS: ALL

AMOUNT: $220,520.51

THE FIRE DEPARTMENT AND PROCUREMENT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED AS THIS VENDOR HAS PROVIDED THE LOW RESPONSIVE BID MEETING SPECIFICATIONS.

THIS IS A FIXED-PRICE, SINGLE (ONE-TIME) PURCHASE, TO PURCHASE AIR PURIFICATION RESPIRATORY PARTS. THERE IS ALSO AN OPTION TO PURCHASE UP TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT QUANTITIES, AT THE SAME UNIT PRICE, IF THE OPTION IS EXERCISED WITHIN NINETY (90) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE CONTRACT. NO PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT IS OFFERED.

IT IS ALSO REQUESTED THAT PROCUREMENT BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO PURCHASE ADDITIONAL QUANTITIES AS LISTED BELOW, PURSUANT TO THE TERMS OF THE CONTRACT.

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 22150024-508007-70166-G220602

FUNDING SOURCE: HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT

ITEMS: 2. - QUANTITY OF 336 @ $19.03 EACH

4. - QUANTITY OF 336 @ $23.26 EACH

5. - QUANTITY OF 19 @ $152.96 EACH

6. - QUANTITY OF 261 @ $152.96 EACH

7. - QUANTITY OF 39 @ $152.96 EACH

AMOUNT: $63,003.68

TOTAL AWARD AMOUNT: $283,524.19

DISTRICT(S): ALL

[PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, MONICA VERA, (915) 541-4234]

13A. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: RIM UNIVERSITY NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PERMISSION TO USE PUBLIC STREETS, SIDEWALKS OR PARKS FOR SPECIAL EVENTS DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ENDORSEMENT BY THE CITY OF EL PASO OF THE CONTENTS OF ANY EXPRESSION THAT TAKES PLACE DURING THESE EVENTS.

RIM UNIVERSITY NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION TO BLOCK OFF BLACKER AVE BETWEEN OCHOA ST AND VIRGINIA ST ON SEPTEMBER 18, 2005 FROM 5:30 P.M. TO 8:30 P.M. FOR A BLOCK PARTY. APPROXIMATELY 200 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART. BARRICADES MUST BE MANNED ACCORDING TO THE STATE'S ''MANUAL OF UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES''. PERMIT # 05-119 [E. R. LILLY] (DISTRICT 1)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE AND SUN METRO. ENGINEERING DEPT, TRAFFIC DIV HAS NO OBJECTION TO THE PROPOSED STREET CLOSURE FOR BLOCK PARTY PENDING THE PROPERTY OWNER SIGNATURE OF 706 BLACKER. IF THE OWNER OBJECTS, THEN A NEW TRAFFIC CONTROL MUST BE SUBMITTED. BARRICADES TO BE SETUP IAW TEXAS MANUAL ON UNIFORMED TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES. BARRICADES MUST BE MANNED THROUGHOUT THE EVENT. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTION WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL MONITOR THE EVENT AS NECESSARY WITH THE DISTRICT CAR. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO CITY OR APPLICANT. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

13B. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION TO HOLD A 5K WALK ON SEPTEMBER 10, 2005 FROM 6:00 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M. ROUTE: START AT THE CHAMIZAL NATIONAL PARK TO DELTA, TURN LEFT ON DELTA TO BOONE ST, TURN LEFT ON BOONE ST TO THE EL PASO ZOO, ENTER THE ZOO, GO AROUND AND BACK OUT TO BOONE ST, PROCEED ON BOONE ST TO DELTA, TURN RIGHT ON DELTA AND FINISH AT THE CHAMIZAL NATIONAL PARK. APPROXIMATELY 1,000 PERSONS, 300 VEHICLES WILL TAKE PART AND 1,000 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. PERMIT # 05-112

[BRUNO GONZALEZ] (DISTRICTS 3 & 8)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. TX DOT FORM LETTER. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTIONS WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL POLICE THE EVENT WITH 8 OFFICERS AND 8 VEHICLES. ESTIMATED COST TO CITY: $426.00 ESTIMATED COST TO APPLICANT: $374.00. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

13C. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: BEL AIR HIGH SCHOOL

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BEL AIR HIGH SCHOOL TO HOLD A HOMECOMING PARADE ON SEPTEMBER 14, 2005 FROM 6:30 P.M. TO 7:30 P.M. ROUTE: START AT LOWE'S SUPERMARKET - 1025 N CAROLINA TO YARBROUGH, TURN LEFT ON YARBROUGH TO PARRAL, TURN LEFT ON PARRAL TO VENADO, TURN LEFT ON VENADO AND FINISH AT SCHOOL PARKING LOT. APPROXIMATELY 1,00 PERSONS, 70 VEHICLES WILL TAKE PART AND 1,500 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. PERMIT # 05-113

[ENRIQUE PEREZ, JR](DISTRICT 3)

13D. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: EL DORADO HIGH SCHOOL

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

EL DORADO HIGH SCHOOL TO HOLD A PRIDE WEEK PARADE ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2005 FROM 5:00 P.M. TO 6:30 P.M. ROUTE: START AT SCHOOL PARKING LOT TO TIERRA ESTE, TURN LEFT ON TIERRA ESTE TO TIERRA BELLA, TURN RIGHT ON TIERRA BELLA TO TIERRA HUMEDA, TURN RIGHT ON TIERRA HUMEDA TO TIERRA ARROYO, TURN LEFT ON TIERRA ARROYO TO TIERRA RIO, TURN RIGHT ON TIERRA RIO TO TIERRA CORTEZ, TURN RIGHT ON TIERRA CORTEZ TO TIERRA PALMA, TURN LEFT ON TIERRA PALMA TO EDGEMERE, TURN RIGHT ON EDGEMERE TO TIERRA ESTE, TURN LEFT ON TIERRA ESTE AND FINISH AT THE SCHOOL. APPROXIMATELY 200 PERSONS, 20 VEHICLES WILL TAKE PART AND 150 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. PERMIT #05-114

[MONICA BUSTILLOS] (DISTRICT 5)

13E. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: HANKS HIGH SCHOOL

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

HANKS HIGH SCHOOL TO HOLD A HOMECOMING PARADE ON SEPTEMBER 8, 2005 FROM 6:00 P.M. TO 7:00 P.M. ROUTE: START AT THE FIRESTONE PARKING LOT - 1346 N. LEE TREVINO TO ANISE, TURN RIGHT ON ANISE AND FINISH AT HANKS HIGH SCHOOL. APPROXIMATELY 400 PERSONS, 20 VEHICLES WILL TAKE PART AND 2,000 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. PERMIT #05-111

[MARYANN OLIVAS] (DISTRICT 5)

13F. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: EUGENE MARTINEZ

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

EUGENE MARTINEZ TO BLOCK OFF WESTERN SPUR BETWEEN 12270 AND 12299 ON SEPTEMBER 17, 2005 FROM 6:00 P.M. TO 11:00 P.M. FOR A BLOCK PARTY. APPROXIMATELY 150 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART. BARRICADES MUST BE MANNED ACCORDING TO THE STATE'S "MANUAL OF UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES". PERMIT #05-117

[EUGENE MARTINEZ]

13G. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: O'SHEA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL



O'SHEA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TO HOLD A PARADE ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2005 FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 10:45 A.M. ROUTE: START AT O'SHEA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TO CLEAR LAKE, TURN RIGHT ON CLEAR LAKE TO CHRIS SCOTT, TURN RIGHT ON CHRIS SCOTT TO MONTWOOD, TURN RIGHT ON MONTWOOD TO DANA BREE, TURN RIGHT ON DANA BREE AND FINISH AT THE SCHOOL. APPROXIMATELY 240 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 50 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (1 MICROPHONE AND 2 SPEAKERS). PERMIT #05-116

[RICHARD RYAN] (DISTRICT 6)

13H. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWAKS: ELIZABETH CHAIREZ

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ELIZABETH CHAIREZ TO BLOCK OFF THUNDER RIDGE BETWEEN 1900 AND 1933 ON SEPTEMBER 10, 2005 FROM 5:00 P.M. TO 1:00 A.M. FOR A BLOCK PARTY. APPROXIMATELY 60 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART. BARRICADES MUST BE MANNED ACCORDING TO THE STATE'S "MANUAL OF UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES". THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSIION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (1 MICROPHONE, 2 SPEAKERS AND 1 AMPLIFIER). PERMIT # 05-120

[ELIZABETH CHAIREZ[ (DISTRICT 6)

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 20A.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Zoning Change ZON05-00048
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PART OF THE NORTH PART OF SECTION 44, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, T & P RR, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) TO C-4 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD. LOCATION: 12100 BLOCK OF PEBBLE HILLS. ZON05-00048 (DISTRICT 5)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, CHRISTINA VALLES, (915) 541-4930]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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