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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING
Date: 8/23/2011
 
   
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 AUGUST 16, 2011.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF AUGUST 16, 2011. [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INDUSTRIAL SITE LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND GOOD TIMES STORES, INC. FOR THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: 6631 MONTANA AVENUE.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INDUSTRIAL SITE LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND GOOD TIMES STORES, INC. FOR THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS: THE EAST 52.03 FEET OF LOT 14 AND ALL OF LOT 15, BLOCK 5, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS, REPLAT OF UNIT 3, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, CONSISTING OF 30,443.16 SQUARE FEET OF LAND, AND MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 6631 MONTANA AVENUE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, (915) 780-4724]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT SHARED SERVICES INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE COUNTY OF EL PASO REGARDING THE LOAN OF SERVICES OF CITY MANAGERIAL EMPLOYEES TO THE COUNTY.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT SHARED SERVICES INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE COUNTY OF EL PASO REGARDING THE LOAN OF SERVICES OF CITY MANAGERIAL EMPLOYEES TO THE COUNTY. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, JOHN R. BATOON, (915) 541-4550]

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF RELOCATING THE TRANSMISSION LINE THAT PROVIDES SERVICE TO A NEW FIRE STATION AT 122 MESA PARK DRIVE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL EASEMENT TO THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF RELOCATING THE TRANSMISSION LINE THAT PROVIDES SERVICE TO A NEW FIRE STATION AT 122 MESA PARK DRIVE, SAID EASEMENT BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF TRACT 2-G-9, E.L. DE SHAZO SURVEY NO. 218, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MIJARES MORA ARCHITECTS INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''FIRE STATION #513''

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND MIJARES MORA ARCHITECTS INC., A TEXAS CORPORATION, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''FIRE STATION #513'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $352,625 AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $402,625. 2012-2013 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION (DISTRICT 3) [ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVES THE EXPENDITURE OF ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $457,193 TO URBAN ASSOCIATES, INC. FOR ADDITIONAL CONSTRUCTION COSTS FOR INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES STANTON TOLL FACILITY AND PASO DEL NORTE FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVES THE EXPENDITURE OF ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $457,193 TO URBAN ASSOCIATES, INC. FOR ADDITIONAL CONSTRUCTION COSTS FOR INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES STANTON TOLL FACILITY AND PASO DEL NORTE FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS. THE CHANGE ORDER IS TO UPGRADE THE PROPOSED TICKET VENDING MACHINES AT THE PEDESTRIAN TOLL SYSTEM, TO ADD INFRASTRUCTURE FOR ADDITIONAL SECURITY CAMERAS FOR THE CANOPIES AND PLAZA AREAS, TO ADD SERVICES TO ACCOMMODATE PUBLIC ART, AND TO UPGRADE THE MESH TO THE CANOPY AT STANTON INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE, ADDING NO DAYS OF CONTRACT TIME TO CONTRACT NUMBER 2010-170. THE NEW CONTRACT SUM, INCLUDING THIS CHANGE ORDER, IS $12,697,275.95. STATE INFRASTRUCTURE BANK LOAN. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"4A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: ROBERT D. TOLLEN TO THE FIRE AND POLICE PENSION FUND BOARD OF TRUSTEES

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

ROBERT D. TOLLEN TO THE FIRE AND POLICE PENSION FUND BOARD OF TRUSTEES BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"4B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: PRESI ORTEGA, JR. TO THE FIRE AND POLICE PENSION FUND BOARD OF TRUSTEES

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

PRESI ORTEGA, JR. TO THE FIRE AND POLICE PENSION FUND BOARD OF TRUSTEES BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"4C. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: GETSEMANI YANEZ TO SERVE ON THE GREATER EL PASO CIVIC, CONVENTION AND TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

GETSEMANI YANEZ TO SERVE ON THE GREATER EL PASO CIVIC, CONVENTION AND TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2.

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4996]

"4D. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: CARLOS VELOZ TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

CARLOS VELOZ TO THE EMPOWERMENT ZONE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, DISTRICT 3. [REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, (915) 541-4572]

"4E. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: BILL GUERRA ADDINGTON TO THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

BILL GUERRA ADDINGTON TO THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, DISTRICT 6. [REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN (915) 541-4182]

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: RICHARD ANTHONY CORDOVA AS AN ALTERNATE TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

RICHARD ANTHONY CORDOVA AS AN ALTERNATE TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: KENNETH J. ''KEN'' GEZELIUS TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

KENNETH J. ''KEN'' GEZELIUS TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT BY MAYOR JOHN F. COOK. [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4145]

"5C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: THERESA WARE-ASBURY TO THE CITY ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

THERESA WARE-ASBURY TO THE CITY ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1. [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4886]

"5D. BOARD APPOINTMENT: J. ALBERT ALVARADO TO THE CONSTRUCTION BOARD OF APPEALS

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

J. ALBERT ALVARADO TO THE CONSTRUCTION BOARD OF APPEALS BY REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, DISTRICT 2. [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4996]

"5E. BOARD APPOINTMENT: CELIA M. BERTON TO THE FOSTER GRANDPARENT PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

CELIA M. BERTON TO THE FOSTER GRANDPARENT PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL, BY REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, DISTRICT 3. [REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, (915) 541-4572]

"5F. BOARD APPOINTMENT: LUCIA HERNANDEZ TO THE RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

LUCIA HERNANDEZ TO THE RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL BY REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, DISTRICT 3.

[REPRESENTATIVE EMMA ACOSTA, (915) 541-4572]

"5G. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ANDRES QUINTANA TO THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ANDRES QUINTANA TO THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE MICHIEL NOE, DISTRICT 5. [REPRESENTATIVE MICHIEL NOE, (915) 541-4701]

"6. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUNDS:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE TAX REFUNDS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT A) (ALL DISTRICTS) [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

ATTACHMENT A

TAX REFUNDS

AUGUST 23, 2011

A. CARRINGTON MORTGAGE SERVICES LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,310.30 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #M765-999-0010-2100).

B. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,500.08 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #T287-999-1120-3300).

C. CARRINGTON MORTGAGE SERVICES LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,875.59 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #V897-999-0660-3400).

D. RIO GRANDE ROB LTD IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,737.15 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #W138-999-0030-4950).

"7A. REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO HAGEMEYER NORTH AMERICA INC., A CONTRACTOR UNDER THE U.S. COMMUNITIES COOPERATIVE PURCHASING ALLIANCE CONTRACT NO. RQ-06-814063-10A

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO HAGEMEYER NORTH AMERICA INC., A CONTRACTOR UNDER THE U.S. COMMUNITIES COOPERATIVE PURCHASING ALLIANCE CONTRACT NO. RQ-06-814063-10A, FOR THE PURCHASE OF 114 TWIN SIZE MATTRESSES. 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.

DEPARTMENT: FIRE DEPARTMENT

AWARD TO: HAGEMEYER NORTH AMERICA INC.

CHARLESTON, SC

LOCAL DISTRIBUTOR: POPULAR MATTRESS

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $33,465

ACCOUNT NO.: 22010320 - 503303 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS - OTHER EQUIPMENT

REFERENCE NO.: 2011-343

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A COOPERATIVE, UNIT PRICE CONTRACT.

[FIRE, WADE WARLING, (915) 771-1071]

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

"7B. REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO PC AUTOMATED CONTROLS, INC., A CONTRACTOR UNDER REGION 19 CONTRACT 10-6546 (SKILLED LABOR SERVICES), FOR FIRE STATION AC RETROFIT PROJECTS.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED AS REVISED

REQUEST THAT PC AUTOMATED CONTROLS, INC., A CONTRACTOR UNDER REGION 19 CONTRACT 10-6546 (SKILLED LABOR SERVICES), FOR FIRE STATION AC RETROFIT PROJECTS. THE CITY HAS MADE THE DETERMINATION THAT PURCHASING FROM THIS COOPERATIVE OFFERS THE MOST COST-EFFECTIVE PRICING.

THE PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF EL PASO IN THE REGION 19, COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL ON MARCH 4, 2008.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: PC AUTOMATED CONTROLS, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $72,146

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $72,146 (ONE TIME PURCHASE)

ACCOUNT NO.: 14400500 - 508027 - 27051 - PCP012MF01

FUNDING SOURCE: FISCAL YEAR 2012 - 2013 CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION CIP PLAN - CONSTRUCTION (CWIP)

REFERENCE NO.: 2011-345

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A COOPERATIVE, SERVICE CONTRACT.

[GENERAL SERVICES, STUART ED, (915) 621-6822]

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

"7D. REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: TO BRAZOS TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, A CONTRACTOR UNDER COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM, GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (GSA) CONTRACT, SCHEDULE 70, GS-35F-0096X, FOR THE PURCHASE OF 100 MOTOROLA ELECTRONIC TICKETING HANDHELD DEVICES, FIVE MOTOROLA MAGSTRIPE READERS AND TRAINING PROJECT MANAGEMENT.

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO BRAZOS TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, A CONTRACTOR UNDER COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM, GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (GSA) CONTRACT, SCHEDULE 70, GS-35F-0096X, FOR THE PURCHASE OF 100 MOTOROLA ELECTRONIC TICKETING HANDHELD DEVICES, FIVE MOTOROLA MAGSTRIPE READERS AND TRAINING PROJECT MANAGEMENT. THE CITY HAS MADE THE DETERMINATION THAT PURCHASING FROM THIS COOPERATIVE OFFERS THE MOST COST-EFFECTIVE PRICING.



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



DEPARTMENT: POLICE DEPARTMENT

AWARD TO: BRAZOS TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION

COLLEGE STATION, TX

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $108,570

ACCOUNT NO.: 21150010 - 508010 - 05443 - G210915

FUNDING SOURCE: COPS TECHNOLOGY FY09

REFERENCE NO.: 2011-346

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A COOPERATIVE, UNIT PRICE CONTRACT.

[POLICE, ERIC SHELTON, (915) 564-7000]

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

"8A. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-294 (MISCELLANEOUS VEHICLE ACCESSORIES & INSTALLATION) TO ALAMO INDUSTRIES, INC. DBA ALAMO AUTO SUPPLY OF EL PASO, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-294 (MISCELLANEOUS VEHICLE ACCESSORIES & INSTALLATION) TO ALAMO INDUSTRIES, INC. DBA ALAMO AUTO SUPPLY OF EL PASO, INC. FOR AN INITIAL TERM ESTIMATED AWARD OF $300,000.

DEPARTMENT: GENERAL SERVICES

AWARD TO: ALAMO INDUSTRIES, INC. DBA ALAMO AUTO SUPPLY OF EL PASO, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

INITIAL TERM: THREE YEARS

OPTION: TWO YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $100,000

INITIAL TERM ESTIMATED AWARD: $300,000 (3 YEAR TOTAL)

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD; $500,000 (5 YEAR TOTAL)

ACCOUNT NO.: 37370510 - 503121 - 45202 (PARTS)

37370510 - 503125 - 45202 (SERVICE)

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL SERVICES INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A BEST VALUE CONTRACT.



THE FINANCIAL SERVICES - PURCHASING DIVISION AND GENERAL SERVICES RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO ALAMO INDUSTRIES, INC. DBA ALAMO AUTO SUPPLY OF EL PASO, INC., THE SOLE BIDDER.

[GENERAL SERVICES, STUART ED, (915) 621-6822]

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

"8B. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT: REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2008-210 (ENVIRONMENTAL LABORATORY SERVICES FOR MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE FACILITIES) WITH TESTAMERICA LABORATORIES, INC. FOR TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2008-210 (ENVIRONMENTAL LABORATORY SERVICES FOR MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE FACILITIES) WITH TESTAMERICA LABORATORIES, INC. FOR TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF AN AWARD APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON AUGUST 12, 2008. THE EXTENDED CONTRACT PERIOD WILL BE FROM AUGUST 13, 2011 TO AUGUST 12, 2013.

DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES AND CODE ENFORCEMENT

AWARD TO: TESTAMERICA LABORATORIES, INC.

NORTH CANTON, OH

OPTION: ONE [OF ONE]

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $40,000

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $80,000 (2 YEARS)

ACCOUNT NO.: 34010280 - 502204 - 40403

FUNDING SOURCE: ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - ENVIRONMENTAL CONTRACTS

DISTRICTS: ALL



THIS IS A BEST VALUE, SERVICE CONTRACT.

[ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES AND CODE ENFORCEMENT, ELLEN SMYTH, (915) 621-6892] [FINANCIAL SERVICES, BRUCE D. COLLINS, (915) 541-4313]

"9. REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2005-193R (BUILDING SPACE RENTAL EASTSIDE HEALTH CLINIC RESOLICITED) WITH RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD FOR THREE ADDITIONAL YEARS

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND CURRENT CONTRACT 2005-193R (BUILDING SPACE RENTAL EASTSIDE HEALTH CLINIC RESOLICITED) WITH RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD FOR THREE ADDITIONAL YEARS PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF AN AWARD APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON MAY 18, 2005. THE EXTENDED CONTRACT PERIOD WILL BE FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 2011 TO AUGUST 31, 2014.



DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC HEALTH

AWARD TO: RIVER OAKS PROPERTIES, LTD

EL PASO, TX

OPTION: TWO [OF TWO]

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $ 59,400

TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT: $178,200 (3 YEARS)

ACCOUNT: 41150011 - 502400 - 06341 - G4111AD

41150011 - 502400 - 06343 - G4111NE

FUNDING SOURCE: WIC ADMINISTRATION & WIC NUTRITION-BUILDING LEASES

DISTRICT: 6



THIS IS AN RFP, SERVICES CONTRACT

[PUBLIC HEALTH, MICHAEL HILL, (915) 771-5702]

[FINANCIAL SERVICES, LIZA RAMIREZ-TOBIAS, (915) 541-4074]

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

"10. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-182 (DENTAL SUPPLIES) TO HENRY SCHEIN, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-182 (DENTAL SUPPLIES) TO HENRY SCHEIN, INC. FOR AN INITIAL TERM ESTIMATED AWARD OF $150,000.

DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC HEALTH

AWARD TO: HENRY SCHEIN, INC.

MELVILLE, NY

ITEMS: ALL

INITIAL TERM: 3 YEARS

OPTION: NONE

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $ 50,000

INITIAL TERM ESTIMATED AWARD: $150,000 (3 YEARS)

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $150,000 (3 YEARS)

ACCOUNT NO.: 4101040 - 503112 - 01101 - G411013

FUNDING SOURCE: GENERAL FUND - CLINICAL MEDICAL SUPPLIES

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A LOW BID, SUPPLIES CONTRACT.

THE COST UNDER THIS REQUIREMENTS CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM, SO LONG AS INCREASED FUNDS ARE APPROPRIATED IN THE BUDGET.

THE FINANCIAL SERVICES - PURCHASING DIVISION AND PUBLIC HEALTH RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO HENRY SCHEIN, INC., THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

[PUBLIC HEALTH, MICHAEL HILL, (915) 771-5702]

[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. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 7C.  REQUEST TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER: To ESI Companies, Inc., a contractor under the U.S. General Services Administration's (GSA) Contract No. GS-07F-0185U for the installation of the COEP Bridgelink Project Phase II Implementation "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AUTHORIZED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO ESI COMPANIES, INC., A CONTRACTOR UNDER THE U.S. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION'S (GSA) CONTRACT NO. GS-07F-0185U FOR THE INSTALLATION OF THE COEP BRIDGELINK PROJECT PHASE II IMPLEMENTATION TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE POINT-TO-MULTIPOINT MICROWAVE SYSTEM. THE CITY HAS MADE THE DETERMINATION THAT PURCHASING FROM THIS COOPERATIVE OFFERS THE MOST COST-EFFECTIVE PRICING.

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: ESI COMPANIES, INC.

MEMPHIS, TN

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $159,074

ACCOUNT NO.: 14400500 - 508010 - 27051 - PCP12IT04

FUNDING SOURCE: DATA PROCESSING EQUIPMENT - FIBER/CONNECTIVITY 2012 - 2013

REFERENCE NO.: 2011-342

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A COOPERATIVE, SERVICE AND UNIT PRICE CONTRACT.

[INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, MIGUEL GAMINO, (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. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega NO
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 11A.  - 11G. 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.

11A. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSE TO WALTER AND EVA PARKER PERMITTING THE ENCROACHMENT OF A 44.0 SQUARE FOOT PORTION OF AN EXISTING STAIRCASE WITHIN PORTIONS OF CITY RIGHT-OF-WAY ON FRUTAS AVENUE ADJACENT TO THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 3801 FRUTAS AVENUE NESV11-00029 (DISTRICT 3) [DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, MIRIAN D. SPENCER, (915) 541-4482]

11B. AN ORDINANCE TO MOVE THE ANIMAL SERVICES FUNCTION FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT BY AMENDING TITLE 9 (HEALTH AND SAFETY), CHAPTER 9.02 (DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH), SECTION 9.02.010 (CREATION AND PURPOSE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH); AND CHAPTER 9.04 (SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT), SECTION 9.04.010 (CREATION AND PURPOSE OF THE DEPARTMENT). (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

11C. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 7 (ANIMALS), CHAPTER 7.04 (DEFINITIONS AND ADMINISTRATION), SECTION 7.04.040 (DEFINITIONS) TO CHANGE ALL REFERENCES FROM DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH TO DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES AND TO DELETE ALL REFERENCES TO DEPUTY DIRECTOR THROUGHOUT TITLE 7 (ANIMALS). (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

11D. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2.64 (CITY EMPLOYEES' PENSION FUND) OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE, BY AMENDING VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE CHAPTER TO CREATE A SECOND TIER IN THE PENSION FUND THAT WILL PROVIDE DIFFERENT BENEFITS FOR PERSONS WHO BECOME FUND PARTICIPANTS ON AND AFTER SEPTEMBER 1, 2011; TO CLARIFY PROVISIONS CONCERNING PARTICIPATION IN THE SYSTEM AND THE PAYMENT OF BENEFITS; TO REVISE THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO INVESTMENTS TO CONFORM WITH STATE LAW; TO CHANGE THE VESTING PERIODS FOR RETIREMENT, DISABILITY AND DEATH BENEFITS; AND TO INCREASE THE RATE OF PARTICIPANT AND EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE FUND. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE, WILLIAM F. STUDER, (915) 541-4252]

[PENSION, ROBERT ASH, (915) 541-4765]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 30, 2011, FOR ITEM 11A - 11D

11E. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACT 4B, SECTION 38, BLOCK 79, TOWNSHIP 2, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM A-2 (APARTMENT) TO C-1 (COMMERCIAL), AND IMPOSING A CONDITION. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 14200 BLOCK OF EDGEMERE BOULEVARD AT TIM FOSTER STREET. PROPERTY OWNER: CAMINO REAL PROPERTIES I, LTD. PZRZ11-00027 (DISTRICT 5) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

11F. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF LOT 2, BLOCK 2, KEYSTONE BUSINESS PARK REPLAT A, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM P-I/SC (PLANNED INDUSTRIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO C-4/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. SUBJECT PROPERTY: 4501 OSBORNE DRIVE. PROPERTY OWNER: EP DIRTMEN, LLC & CIC LIMITED, INC. PZRZ11-00026 (DISTRICT 8) [PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

11G. AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A 1.174 ACRE (51,124 SQUARE FEET) TRACT OF LAND BEING ALL OF LOTS 1 THRU 9, ALL OF LOTS 48 THRU 52, ALL OF LOT 14, A PORTION OF LOTS 10, 11, 12, 13 AND 47, AND A PORTION OF A VACATED ALLEY ALL WITHIN BLOCK I, ALAMO HEIGHTS ADDITION, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-4 (RESIDENTIAL) TO R-4/H (RESIDENTIAL/HISTORIC OVERLAY). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 20.24 OF THE EL PASO CITY CODE. PZRZ11000028 (DISTRICT 2)

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

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 20, 2011, FOR ITEMS 11E - 11G

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 AM TO 6:00 PM.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 12.  MUNICIPAL CLERK: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2011-292 (Mailing Services) to Go-Direct Mailing Services, Inc."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-292 (MAILING SERVICES) TO GO-DIRECT MAILING SERVICES, INC. FOR AN INITIAL TERM ESTIMATED AWARD OF $690,000.

DEPARTMENT: MUNICIPAL CLERK

AWARD TO: GO-DIRECT MAILING SERVICES, INC.

EL PASO, TX

ITEMS: ALL

INITIAL TERM: 3 YEARS

OPTION: 2 YEARS

ANNUAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $ 230,000

INITIAL TERM ESTIMATED AWARD: $ 690,000 (3 YEARS)

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $1,150,000 (5 YEARS)

ACCOUNT NO.: 11010011 - 504003 - 01101

FUNDING SOURCE: MUNICIPAL CLERK - ADMINISTRATION - POSTAGE ACCOUNT

DISTRICTS: ALL

THIS IS A BEST VALUE, SERVICE CONTRACT.

THE COST UNDER THIS CONTRACT IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE. THE ACTUAL COST OF THIS CONTRACT MAY BE HIGHER OR LOWER THAN THE TOTAL ESTIMATED MINIMUM VALUE AND WILL BE THE SUM TOTAL AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT TERM, SO LONG AS INCREASED FUNDS ARE APPROPRIATED IN THE BUDGET.

THE FINANCIAL SERVICES - PURCHASING DIVISION AND MUNICIPAL CLERK RECOMMENDS AWARD AS INDICATED TO GO-DIRECT MAILING SERVICES, INC., THE SOLE RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

[MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4531]

[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. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 13.  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 Camp Dresser & McKee Inc., for a project known as ''EPIA Electronic Airport Layout Plan'' "
   
 

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 CAMP DRESSER & MCKEE INC., FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''EPIA ELECTRONIC AIRPORT LAYOUT PLAN'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $650,000 AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE UP TO $50,000 IN ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $700,000. 95% FAA GRANTS AND 5% LOCAL CONTRIBUTION THROUGH THE AIRPORT ENTERPRISE FUND. (ALL DISTRICTS) [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 DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 14A.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding a Resolution that the Mayor be authorized to enroll the City of El Paso in First Lady Michelle Obama's ''Let's Move'' Campaign and that the Mayor be designated as the Elected Official Point of Contact. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A RESOLUTION THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO ENROLL THE CITY OF EL PASO IN FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA'S ''LET'S MOVE'' CAMPAIGN AND THAT THE MAYOR BE DESIGNATED AS THE ELECTED OFFICIAL POINT OF CONTACT. (ALL DISTRICTS) [MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (915) 541-4656]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14B.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action regarding a Resolution that the Mayor be authorized to submit a proposed resolution for the consideration of the Texas Municipal League (''TML'') Board of Directors urging the State Legislature to consider a state-wide program for local option transportation funding. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING A RESOLUTION THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SUBMIT A PROPOSED RESOLUTION FOR THE CONSIDERATION OF THE TEXAS MUNICIPAL LEAGUE (''TML'') BOARD OF DIRECTORS URGING THE STATE LEGISLATURE TO CONSIDER A STATE-WIDE PROGRAM FOR LOCAL OPTION TRANSPORTATION FUNDING. (ALL DISTRICTS) [MAYOR'S OFFICE, SYLVIA BORUNDA FIRTH, (915) 541-4656]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Discussion and action that the City Council declares that the expenditure of District 2 Discretionary Funds in the amount of $650 to support the film presentation by film maker Charlie Minn of ''8 Murders a Day'' and serves a municipal purpose and is authorized. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION THAT THE CITY COUNCIL DECLARES THAT THE EXPENDITURE OF DISTRICT 2 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $650 TO SUPPORT THE FILM PRESENTATION BY FILM MAKER CHARLIE MINN OF ''8 MURDERS A DAY'' AND SERVES A MUNICIPAL PURPOSE AND IS AUTHORIZED. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14D.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Presentation and discussion on Community Scholars' findings and recommendations: ''Government Contract Competition: Can El Paso Afford to Go Local?'' "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED (1) ONE WEEK.

PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION ON COMMUNITY SCHOLARS' FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS: ''GOVERNMENT CONTRACT COMPETITION: CAN EL PASO AFFORD TO GO LOCAL?'' (ALL DISTRICTS) [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 14E.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Presentation and discussion on Community Scholars' findings and recommendations: ''El Paso Children's Museum: Feasibility & Sustainability Study''"
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION ON COMMUNITY SCHOLARS' FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS: ''EL PASO CHILDREN'S MUSEUM: FEASIBILITY & SUSTAINABILITY STUDY'' (ALL DISTRICTS) [REPRESENTATIVE SUSIE BYRD, (915) 541-4416]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: 15.  INTRODUCTION AND PUBLIC HEARING - FINANCIAL SERVICES: An Ordinance authorizing the issuance of ''City of El Paso, Texas, Combination Tax and Revenue Certificates of Obligation, Series 2011'' and resolving matters which are necessary to effectuate said issuance, including a delegation of authority. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF ''CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, COMBINATION TAX AND REVENUE CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION, SERIES 2011'' AND RESOLVING MATTERS WHICH ARE NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE SAID ISSUANCE, INCLUDING A DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY.

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

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 16.  INTRODUCTION AND PUBLIC HEARING - FINANCIAL SERVICES: An Ordinance authorizing the issuance of ''City of El Paso, Texas, General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2011;'' and resolving matters which are necessary to effectuate said issuance, including a delegation of authority. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF ''CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2011;'' AND RESOLVING MATTERS WHICH ARE NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE SAID ISSUANCE, INCLUDING A DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY.

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

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 17A.  CITY MANGER: Public Hearing and discussion and action on a Resolution that the Proposed Budget, as amended, for the City of El Paso, filed by the City Manager with the City Clerk on June 29, 2011, is hereby approved and adopted by the City Council as the Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2012 for the City of El Paso, Texas. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 1ST MOTION - TO AMEND ITEM 45 OF THE BUDGET RESOLUTION, TO ADD THE WORDS, “SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL”.

PUBLIC HEARING AND DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE PROPOSED BUDGET, AS AMENDED, FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, FILED BY THE CITY MANAGER WITH THE CITY CLERK ON JUNE 29, 2011, IS HEREBY APPROVED AND ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AS THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012 FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 17A.  CITY MANGER: Public Hearing and discussion and action on a Resolution that the Proposed Budget, as amended, for the City of El Paso, filed by the City Manager with the City Clerk on June 29, 2011, is hereby approved and adopted by the City Council as the Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2012 for the City of El Paso, Texas. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 2ND MOTION - APPROVE A RESOLUTION THAT THE PROPOSED BUDGET, AS AMENDED, FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, FILED BY THE CITY MANAGER WITH THE CITY CLERK ON JUNE 29, 2011, IS HEREBY APPROVED AND ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AS THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012 FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, WITH THE 1.7 MILLION ADDITIONAL FUNDING INCLUDED. THE MOTION PASSED.

PUBLIC HEARING AND DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE PROPOSED BUDGET, AS AMENDED, FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, FILED BY THE CITY MANAGER WITH THE CITY CLERK ON JUNE 29, 2011, IS HEREBY APPROVED AND ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AS THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012 FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 17A.  CITY MANGER: Public Hearing and discussion and action on a Resolution that the Proposed Budget, as amended, for the City of El Paso, filed by the City Manager with the City Clerk on June 29, 2011, is hereby approved and adopted by the City Council as the Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2012 for the City of El Paso, Texas. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: 3RD AND FINAL MOTION - CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE PROPOSED BUDGET, AS AMENDED, FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, FILED BY THE CITY MANAGER WITH THE CITY CLERK ON JUNE 29, 2011, IS HEREBY APPROVED AND ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AS THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012 FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS.

PUBLIC HEARING AND DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE PROPOSED BUDGET, AS AMENDED, FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, FILED BY THE CITY MANAGER WITH THE CITY CLERK ON JUNE 29, 2011, IS HEREBY APPROVED AND ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AS THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012 FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS.

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 17B.  CITY MANAGER: Discussion and action to Ratify the Property Tax Increase reflected in the Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2012 for the City of El Paso, Texas. "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVE TO RATIFY THE PROPERTY TAX INCREASE REFLECTED IN THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012 FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS. THE MOTION PASSED.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO RATIFY THE PROPERTY TAX INCREASE REFLECTED IN THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012 FOR THE CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE, LYNLY LEEPER, (915) 541-4777]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: 18.  CITY MANAGER: An Ordinance levying FY 2012 taxes."
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: ADOPTED AS REVISED. MOTION PASSED. "

AN ORDINANCE LEVYING FY 2012 TAXES. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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

   
Item: EX1.  Empowerment Zone Loan RLF-71 to AKOR LLC (Quizno's Franchise), loan guarantors being Jacobo Akle and Cynthia Akle (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LILLY, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ROBINSON, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY BE AUTHORIZED, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE CITY MANAGER, TO TAKE ANY AND ALL ACTION TO PROTECT THE CITY’S INTEREST AND POSITION BOTH AFFIRMATIVE AND DEFENSIVE, AS NECESSARY, RELATED TO COLLECTION EFFORTS AND DEBT RECOVERY OF EMPOWERMENT ZONE LOAN NO. RLF-71 AGAINST AKOR, LLC AND LOAN GUARANTORS JACOBO AKLE AND CYNTHIA AKLE. THE MOTION INCLUDES AUTHORITY TO TAKE ANY ACTION INCLUDING INITIATING OR RESPONDING TO LITIGATION, PROOF OF CLAIMS, COMPLAINTS AND ANY OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE, JUDICIAL OR NON-JUDICIAL PROCEEDING OR PROCESS AND RETENTION OF OUTSIDE COUNSEL AS MAY BE NECESSARY.

EMPOWERMENT ZONE LOAN RLF-71 TO AKOR LLC (QUIZNO'S FRANCHISE), LOAN GUARANTORS BEING JACOBO AKLE AND CYNTHIA AKLE (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, MARIE TAYLOR, (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. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX2.  Cause No. 2011-1886, City of El Paso, Texas v. Currey Adkins Cook, in the 210th Judicial District Court, El Paso County, Texas. (551.071)"
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LILLY, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO RETAINS THE LAW FIRM OF RAY VALDEZ MCCHRISTIAN & JEANS, PC AS OUTSIDE COUNSEL IN CAUSE NO. 2011-1886, CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS V. CURREY ADKINS COOK. THE CITY ATTORNEY IS AUTHORIZED TO TAKE ANY AND ALL ACTION NECESSARY, BOTH AFFIRMATIVE AND DEFENSIVE, AS NECESSARY, IN CONNECTION WITH THIS LAWSUIT THROUGH OUTSIDE COUNSEL. THIS MOTION IS INTENDED TO GRANT BROAD AUTHORITY TO CITY ATTORNEY TO TAKE ACTION NECESSARY TO ADDRESS THESE MATTERS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE INITIATION AND RESPONSE TO, LITIGATION, COMPLAINTS AND ANY OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE OR JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS OR PROCESS, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE CITY MANAGER THROUGH OUTSIDE COUNSEL.

CAUSE NO. 2011-1886, CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS V. CURREY ADKINS COOK, IN THE 210TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (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. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX3.  Claim of Hernan Rivera, Our File No. 11-C-049 (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LILLY, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE ORTEGA, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY BE AUTHORIZED TO REJECT CLAIMANT’S DEMAND IN THE CLAIM OF HERNAN RIVERA, OUR FILE NO. 11-C-049.

CLAIM OF HERNAN RIVERA, OUR FILE NO. 11-C-049 (551.071)

[CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, AUDREY N. HARE, (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. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: EX4.  Diane E. Hernandez v The City of El Paso, Cause No 2009-032 (551.071) "
   
 

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

DIANE E. HERNANDEZ V THE CITY OF EL PASO, CAUSE NO 2009-032 (551.071) [CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, KARLA M. NIEMAN (915) 541-4550]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE


   
Item: ADDEX1.  Cause No. 2006-3154, Lorenzo Marquez v. City of El Paso, Texas, In the 205th Judicial District Court, El Paso County, Texas. (551.071) "
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEMPORE LILLY, SECONDED BY REPRESENTATIVE BYRD, AND UNANIMOUSLY CARRIED TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE TO REJECT THE SETTLEMENT OFFER IN THE LAWSUIT STYLED LORENZO MARQUEZ V. CITY OF EL PASO; CAUSE NO. 2006-3154 AND TO FILE AN INTERLOCUTORY APPEAL.

CAUSE NO. 2006-3154, LORENZO MARQUEZ V. CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS, IN THE 205TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. (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. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEETING  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING

ALL MATTERS LISTED UNDER THE CONSENT AGENDA, INCLUDING THOSE ON THE ADDITION TO THE AGENDA, WILL BE CONSIDERED BY MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD TO BE ROUTINE AND WILL BE ENACTED BY ONE MOTION UNLESS SEPARATE DISCUSSION IS REQUESTED BY BOARD 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. THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD 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 MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD AS POSTED, UNLESS OTHERWISE REVISED BY THIS OR OTHER MOTION OF THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD, WITHOUT THE NECESSITY OF THE CITY CLERK READING THE WORDING OF EACH ITEM INTO THE RECORD.

"MTB1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING OF AUGUST 2, 2011.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING OF AUGUST 2, 2011. (ACTION 11-69)

"MTB2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEMBERS

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta YES
4 Rep. Robinson YES
5 Rep. Noe YES
6 Rep. Holguin YES
7 Rep. S. Ortega YES
8 Rep. Niland YES
- Mayor Cook YES (TIE BREAKER)

   
Item: MTB3.  OTHER BUSINESS/PUBLIC HEARING: discussion, and action on a Resolution that the Proposed Budget for the Mass Transit Department of the City of El Paso (Sun Metro), filed by the City Manager with the City Clerk on June 29, 2011, is hereby approved and adopted by the Board, as amended, as the Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2012, which begins on September 1, 2011 and ends on August 31, 2012. "   (Mass Transit Board)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PUBLIC HEARING, DISCUSSION, AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION THAT THE PROPOSED BUDGET FOR THE MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF EL PASO (SUN METRO), FILED BY THE CITY MANAGER WITH THE CITY CLERK ON JUNE 29, 2011, IS HEREBY APPROVED AND ADOPTED BY THE BOARD, AS AMENDED, AS THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012, WHICH BEGINS ON SEPTEMBER 1, 2011 AND ENDS ON AUGUST 31, 2012. (ACTION 11-71)

CONTACT: LYNLY G. LEEPER, CHIEF BUDGET OFFICER, 915-541-4777

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

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


 
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