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Agenda: City Council - Mass Transit Mtgs for web
Date 1/25/2005
   
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 OR PERSONS IN THE AUDIENCE. 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.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

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

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 18, 2005 AND SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 17, 2003.

3. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS - DELETED, PLEASE CONSULT REGULAR AGENDA

4A. RESOLUTION: AGREEMENT - TRANSMOUNTAIN OIL COMPANY, L.C.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND TRANSMOUNTAIN OIL COMPANY, L.C. FOR THE TRANSFER AND RECEIPT OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE REFUND OF FEDERAL EXCISE TAXES PAID DURING THE 2003 TAX YEAR CLAIM IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $9,904.00. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

4B. RESOLUTION: LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF SUBLEASE - HOMELAND SECURITY, CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF SUBLEASE BETWEEN CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), HENRY L. TAYLOR (''LESSEE''), AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION (''SUBLESSEE'') FOR OFFICE SPACE LOCATED IN THE PREMISES CURRENTLY LEASED TO THE LESSEE MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 7301 BOEING DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

4C. RESOLUTION: CONDEMNATION LIEN - 3802 EAST SAN ANTONIO

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNT FOR WORK PERFORMED BY THE CITY PURSUANT TO SECTION 18.52.040 AND 18.52.080 (UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND CONDITIONS) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE:

3802 EAST SAN ANTONIO $6,809.81 JOSE QUINTANA

(DISTRICT 3) [BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS, TOM MAGUIRE, (915) 541-4588]

4D. RESOLUTION: STORM DRAIN SYSTEM - SANTA FE BRIDGE/PASO DEL NORTE PORT OF ENTRY EXPANSION PROJECT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER MAY SIGN A GSA STANDARD FORM 30, AMENDMENT OF SOLICITATION/MODIFICATION OF CONTRACT, AND OTHER GSA/FEDERAL FORMS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE DESIGN OF THE STORM DRAIN SYSTEM FOR THE SANTA FE BRIDGE/PASO DEL NORTE PORT OF ENTRY EXPANSION PROJECT WITHIN CITY PROPERTY.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO MAKE THE NECESSARY BUDGETARY ADJUSTMENTS OR TRANSFERS TO CARRY OUT THE INTENT OF THIS RESOLUTION. FUNDING-PPWFL03047/508016/31255013/27707

[BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES, PATRICIA D. ADAUTO, (915) 541-4853]

4E. RESOLUTION: GRANT APPLICATION - PASO DEL NORTE HEALTH FOUNDATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE AND FILE A GRANT APPLICATION WITH THE PASO DEL NORTE HEALTH FOUNDATION, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY'S RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM, IN THE AMOUNT OF $35,550, SUCH APPLICATION TO BE IN EFFECT FROM APRIL 1, 2005 THROUGH MARCH 31, 2006; AND

THAT ROBERT A SALINAS, DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT, BE AUTHORIZED TO FURNISH SUCH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AS THE PASO DEL NORTE HEALTH FOUNDATION MAY REQUIRE IN CONNECTION WITH THE GRANT APPLICATION FOR THIS PROGRAM; AND

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, ANY GRANT AGREEMENTS FOR THE ABOVE AMOUNT, OR FOR A GREATER OR LESSER AMOUNT, AND ANY AMENDMENTS TO THE INITIAL GRANT AGREEMENT WHICH INCREASES, DECREASES, OR DE-OBLIGATES PROGRAM FUNDS, PROVIDED THAT NO ADDITIONAL CITY FUNDS ARE REQUIRED, UPON APPROVAL BY THE PASO DEL NORTE HEALTH FOUNDATION FOR AID IN FINANCING THIS PROGRAM. NO CITY MATCHING FUNDS REQUIRED. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[COMMUNITY & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, NORMA CORONA, (915) 541-4230]

4F. RESOLUTION: AGREEMENT FOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES - LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES, INC. FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''CAPISTRANO PARK IMPROVEMENTS'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FORTY THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-TW0 AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($40,162.00). (DISTRICT 6) FUNDING SOURCE: G7130CD0016/508016. [ENGINEERING, IRENE RAMIREZ, (915) 541-4431]

4G. RESOLUTION: AGREEMENT FOR CONSULTANT SERVICES - SITES SOUTHWEST

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR CONSULTANT SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND SITES SOUTHWEST, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''CARIBE PARK IMPROVEMENTS'' IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FIFTEEN THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED NINETY-TWO AND 50/100 DOLLARS ($15,492.50). (DISTRICT 6) FUNDING SOURCE: G7130CD0015/508016.

[ENGINEERING, IRENE RAMIREZ, (915) 541-4431]

4H. RESOLUTION: AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES - ASA ARCHITECTS STUDIO

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND ASA ARCHITECTS STUDIO FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''SOUTH EL PASO SENIOR CENTER RESTROOMS RENOVATIONS'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED EIGHT THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($8,000.00). (DISTRICT 8) FUNDING SOURCE: G7130CD0018/508016. [ENGINEERING, IRENE RAMIREZ, (915) 541-4431]

4I. RESOLUTION: REVISING DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES - AIRPORT OPERATIONS OFFICER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN SHALL BE AMENDED, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION. THE CLASS OF AIRPORT OPERATIONS OFFICER IS HEREBY REVISED AS SPECIFIED IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ATTACHED HERETO. THE CODE WILL REMAIN 5319. THE GRADE SHALL BE PM 77. SALARY RANGE: $38,236.13 - $56,566.65

(PM 77 TO SAME) [HUMAN RESOURCES, TERRY A. BOND, (915) 541-4509]

4J. RESOLUTION: AGREEMENT ACCEPTING AN AWARD - TEXAS STATE LIBRARY & ARCHIVES COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT ACCEPTING AN AWARD FROM THE TEXAS STATE LIBRARY & ARCHIVES COMMISSION (''THE COMMISSION''), TOGETHER WITH RELATED DOCUMENTS, FOR A GRANT UNDER THE LOAN STAR LIBRARIES GRANT PROGRAM (GRANT NO. 442-05149) IN THE AMOUNT OF $45,611, ON BEHALF OF THE EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY. FUNDS RECEIVED UNDER THE GRANT ARE TO BE SPENT ON TECHNOLOGY, PROGRAMS, AND CONTINUING EDUCATION AT THE LIBRARY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LONE STAR LIBRARIES PLAN OF ACTION 2005 PREVIOUSLY SUBMITTED TO AND APPROVED BY THE COMMISSION. NO MATCHING FUNDS ARE REQUIRED. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[LIBRARY, CAROL BREY-CASIANO, (915) 541-4941]

4K. RESOLUTION: INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT - TEXAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH TEXAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICES TO PROVIDE MANAGEMENT AND PROBLEM-SOLVING SERVICES FOR THE CITY'S QUALITY OF LIFE DEPARTMENTS. THE AGREEMENT WILL BE FOR A ONE-YEAR TERM AND SHALL NOT EXCEED A TOTAL COST OF $55,000. FUNDING SHALL BE FROM THE FOLLOWING SOURCES: LIBRARY/RESTRICTED FUNDS; ZOO/ENTERPRISE FUND; PARKS/GENERAL FUND.

[PARKS & RECREATION, NORMAN MERRIFIELD, (915) 541-4331]

4L. RESOLUTION: AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES - LUCERO MELENDEZ ARCHITECTS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND LUCERO MELENDEZ ARCHITECTS, A CORPORATION REGISTERED IN THE STATE OF TEXAS, FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''CHELSEA AND HAWKINS POOL IMPROVEMENTS'' FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FORTY-SEVEN THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED NINETY AND 60/100 DOLLARS ($47,190.60).'' (DISTRICTS 2 AND 3) [PERSPECTIVA + 3D/I (P+3), JUAN CONTRERAS, (915) 225-3449]

4M. RESOLUTION: 2ND AMENDMENT TO AGREEMENT - UPPER RIO GRANDE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A 2ND AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE UPPER RIO GRANDE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD, INC., IN CONJUNCTION WITH A GRANT FROM THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, TO REVISE THE AMOUNT OF THE AGREEMENT AND THE LIST OF OBJECTIVES AND PROJECT BUDGET ACCORDINGLY. TO AUTHORIZE THE CHIEF OF POLICE TO SIGN ANY RELATED PAPERWORK, INCLUDING ALL UNDERSTANDINGS AND ASSURANCES CONTAINED THEREIN, AND APPLY FOR, ACCEPT, REJECT, ALTER OR TERMINATE THE GRANT AND AUTHORIZE BUDGET TRANSFERS, WHEN APPLICABLE.

[POLICE DEPARTMENT, ASSISTANT CHIEF PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7310]

4N. RESOLUTION: GRANT APPLICATION VICTIM SERVICES RESPONSE TEAM - OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL APPROVES SUBMISSION OF THE GRANT APPLICATION FOR THE VICTIM SERVICES RESPONSE TEAM PROJECT TO THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION.

THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE GRANT APPLICATION INCLUDING ALL UNDERSTANDINGS AND ASSURANCES CONTAINED THEREIN, AND APPLY FOR, ACCEPT, REJECT, ALTER OR TERMINATE THE GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $97,234.00, FROM THE CITY OF EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT TO THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONTINUING THE EFFORTS OF THE POLICE DEPARTMENT'S VICTIM SERVICES RESPONSE TEAM.

THE CITY OF EL PASO AGREES TO PROVIDE CASH MATCHING FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $18,432.00 AND IN-KIND MATCH OF $5,877.00.

THE EL PASO CITY COUNCIL AGREES THAT THE EXISTENCE OF AN AWARD WILL NOT BE USED TO OFFSET OR DECREASE TOTAL SALARIES, EXPENSES AND ALLOWANCES THAT THE CITY RECEIVES OR PROVIDES TO ITS POLICE DEPARTMENT AT OR AFTER THE TIME THE GRANT IS AWARDED.

THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN COOPERATIVE WORKING AGREEMENTS RELATING TO THE GRANT WITH THE FOLLOWING AGENCIES: EL PASO COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE; COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES; DIOCESAN MIGRANT AND REFUGEE SERVICES, INC., BATTERED SPOUSE PROGRAM; STARS; EL PASO COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY, VICTIM ASSISTANCE PROGRAM; EL PASO COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE UNIT; EL PASO COUNTY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, VOCA PROTECTIVE ORDERS PROGRAM; CENTER AGAINST FAMILY VIOLENCE; ADVOCACY CENTER FOR THE CHILDREN OF EL PASO; WEST TEXAS COMMUNITY SUPERVISION AND CORRECTIONS DEPARTMENT, VICTIM SERVICES PROGRAM; RIO GRANDE COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS; AND FAMILY SERVICE OF EL PASO, CRIME SURVIVORS COUNSELING PROGRAM. THIS ITEM WILL BE FUNDED BY STATE GRANT PROCEEDS. THE CASH MATCH WILL BE FUNDED THROUGH CONFISCATED FUNDS, ACCOUNT #21150060-500231. [POLICE DEPARTMENT, ASSISTANT CHIEF PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7310]

4O. RESOLUTION: TEXAS HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY PROGRAM GRANT AGREEMENT - TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, STEP-DWI, ETC.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A TEXAS HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY PROGRAM GRANT AGREEMENT, INCLUDING ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS, LETTERS, UNDERSTANDINGS AND ASSURANCES CONTAINED THEREIN, AND ACCEPT A GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $588,400.00 FROM THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, FOR A STEP-DWI, ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG COUNTERMEASURES-SPEED, POLICE TRAFFIC SERVICES GRANT TO CONDUCT SELECTED TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT PROGRAMS FOCUSING ON DWI AND SPEEDING VIOLATIONS THROUGHOUT THE CITY OF EL PASO; THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND SUBMIT ANY NECESSARY REVISIONS TO THE OPERATIONAL PLAN; THAT THE GRANT OFFICIALS BE AS DESIGNATED IN THE AGREEMENT; AND THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, ANY GRANT AMENDMENTS OR CORRECTIONS TO THE INITIAL GRANT AGREEMENT WHICH INCREASE, DECREASE OR DEOBLIGATE PROGRAM FUNDS PROVIDED THAT NO ADDITIONAL CITY FUNDS ARE REQUIRED, OR WHICH DECREASE THE AMOUNT OF MATCHING FUNDS, AND ANY DOCUMENTS TO REQUEST AND ACCEPT AN EXTENSION OF THE AWARD ENDING DATE FOR THE GRANT. IN KIND MATCH REQUIRED IN THE AMOUNT OF $333,105.00. THIS ITEM WILL BE FUNDED BY STATE GRANT PROCEEDS. THE IN-KIND MATCH WILL BE FUNDED THROUGH GENERAL FUND ACCOUNT NUMBERS 21010050-21010055. [POLICE DEPARTMENT, ASSISTANT CHIEF PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7310]

4P. RESOLUTION: TEXAS HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY PROGRAM GRANT AGREEMENT - SAFE COMMUNITIES PROJECT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A TEXAS HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY PROGRAM GRANT AGREEMENT, INCLUDING ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS, LETTERS, UNDERSTANDINGS AND ASSURANCES CONTAINED THEREIN, AND ACCEPT A GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $89,387.00 FROM THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, FOR A SAFE COMMUNITIES PROJECT TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC IN AN EFFORT TO CURB ATTITUDES AND PERCEPTIONS REGARDING TRAFFIC INCIDENTS AND FATALITIES BY EVALUATING LOCAL CRASH INFORMATION AND TO CONDUCT PEDESTRIAN SAFETY AND OCCUPANT PROTECTION EDUCATION AND ENFORCEMENT; THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND SUBMIT ANY NECESSARY REVISIONS TO THE OPERATIONAL PLAN; THAT THE GRANT OFFICIALS BE AS DESIGNATED IN THE AGREEMENT; AND THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF EL PASO, ANY GRANT AMENDMENTS OR CORRECTIONS TO THE INITIAL GRANT AGREEMENT WHICH INCREASE, DECREASE OR DEOBLIGATE PROGRAM FUNDS PROVIDED THAT NO ADDITIONAL CITY FUNDS ARE REQUIRED, OR WHICH DECREASE THE AMOUNT OF MATCHING FUNDS, AND ANY DOCUMENTS TO REQUEST AND ACCEPT AN EXTENSION OF THE AWARD ENDING DATE FOR THE GRANT. AN IN-KIND MATCH IS REQUIRED IN THE AMOUNT OF $42,543.00 AND A CASH MATCH IS REQUIRED IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,353.00. THIS ITEM WILL BE FUNDED BY STATE GRANT PROCEEDS. THE CASH MATCH WILL BE FUNDED THROUGH CONFISCATED FUNDS, ACCOUNT NUMBER 21150060-500231. THE IN-KIND MATCH WILL BE FUNDED THROUGH GENERAL FUND ACCOUNT NUMBER 21010050. [POLICE DEPARTMENT, ASSISTANT CHIEF PAUL CROSS, (915) 564-7310]

4Q. RESOLUTION: RELEASE OF LIEN ON 0000 GEORGE DIETER DRIVE/PENDALE STREET

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN RELEASE OF LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE IN THE CITY CLERK'S OFFICE) FOR CONSIDERATION PAID TO THE CITY IN FULL SATISFACTION OF AMOUNT OWED PURSUANT TO THIS SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT LIEN FOR:

0000 GEORGE DIETER DRIVE/PENDALE STREET, LIEN $502.82, INTEREST $154.21, TOTAL PAID $657.03

(DISTRICT 5) [SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

5. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: 770 HEMPSTEAD

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

NOTICE TO SET A PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD ON MARCH 1, 2005 TO DETERMINE IF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 770 HEMPSTEAD IN THE CITY OF EL PASO (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) IS A FIRE AND SAFETY HAZARD, AND A NUISANCE AND WHETHER THE SAME SHOULD BE REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED. FIRST INVESTIGATED 10/14/04. THE OWNERS OF RECORD AS OF (DEC. 6, 2004), KAREN PAMELA SMYTHE, MABEL S. HAITH, 770 HEMPSTEAD DR., EL PASO, TX 79912-7086, HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED OF THE VIOLATIONS AT THIS PROPERTY. (DISTRICT 1)

[BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS, TOM MAGUIRE, (915) 541-4588]

6. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: 10121 DYER ST., SPCE 32

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

NOTICE TO SET A PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD ON FEBRUARY 22, 2005 TO DETERMINE IF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 10121 DYER ST., SPACE 32 IN THE CITY OF EL PASO (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) IS A FIRE AND SAFETY HAZARD, AND A NUISANCE AND WHETHER THE SAME SHOULD BE REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED. FIRST INVESTIGATED JUNE 2004. THE OWNERS OF RECORD AS OF DECEMBER 27, 2004, LILIAN HELLER, TRUSTEE FOR THE HELLER FAMILY TRUST, 7909 BIG BEND, EL PASO, TEXAS 79904 IS LISTED AS THE OWNER OF THE REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED HEREIN AND GUADALUPE VILLA, 5616 TROPICANA AVENUE, EL PASO, TEXAS 79924 IS LISTED AS THE OWNER OF THE MOBILE HOME ACCORDING TO THE RECORDS OF EL PASO CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT, HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED OF THE VIOLATIONS AT THIS PROPERTY. (DISTRICT 4)

[BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS, TOM MAGUIRE, (915) 541-4588]

7. REINSTATEMENT: REQUEST FOR NAME(S) TO BE PLACED ON REINSTATEMENT LIST IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE VI, SECTION 6.10.10, OF THE CIVIL SERVICE CHARTER PROVISIONS:

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

7A. URIBE, SANDRA - SECRETARY I

[COMMUNITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, ROBERT SALINAS, (915) 541-4643]

7B. MONREAL, MANUEL - CLERK TYPIST II

[HUMAN RESOURCES, TERRY BOND, (915) 541-4509]

7C. FOSTER, TERRY - COACH OPERATOR

[MASS TRANSIT, TERRY LEE SCOTT, (915) 534-5810]

7D. SIIVA, ANTONIO - REFUSE COLLECTION DIVISION SUPERVISOR

[SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT, ELLEN SMYTH, (915) 621-6702]

8. PROVISIONAL APPOINTMENT: SYSTEMS ACCOUNTANT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST FOR PROVISIONAL APPOINTMENT(S) IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE VI, SECTION 6.6-2, OF THE CIVIL SERVICE CHARTER PROVISIONS:

SYSTEMS ACCOUNTANT (1)

FUND SOURCE: 05010017-01101-05000

[COMPTROLLER, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4435]

9. STAFFING TABLE CHANGE: COMPTROLLER

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

STAFFING TABLE CHANGE:

COMPTROLLER

DELETE 1.00 TREASURY SERVICES ANALYST PM 72

ADD 1.00 ACCOUNTANT III PM 79

FUND SOURCE: 05010019-01101-05000

[COMPTROLLER, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4435]

10A. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: CONRAD CONDE TO THE EL PASO BOND OVERVIEW ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

CONRAD CONDE TO THE EL PASO BOND OVERVIEW ADVISORY COMMITTEE (BOAC) BY MAYOR PRO-TEM ANTHONY W. COBOS, DISTRICT 8.

[MAYOR PRO-TEM ANTHONY W. COBOS, (915) 541-4123]

10B. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: JERRY JARVIS TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

JERRY JARVIS TO THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION BY MAYOR PRO-TEM ANTHONY W. COBOS, DISTRICT 8.

[MAYOR PRO-TEM ANTHONY W. COBOS, (915) 541-4123]

10C. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: KEVIN VON FINGER TO THE FLOOD DAMAGE PREVENTION BOARD OF APPEALS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

KEVIN VON FINGER TO THE FLOOD DAMAGE PREVENTION BOARD OF APPEALS BY MAYOR PRO-TEM ANTHONY W. COBOS, DISTRICT 8.

[MAYOR PRO-TEM ANTHONY W. COBOS, (915) 541-4123]

11. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MELVIN G. GLASS TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

MELVIN G. GLASS TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS AS AN ALTERNATE OF THE ELECTRICAL OR MECHANICAL ENGINEER CATEGORY BY MAYOR PRO-TEM ANTHONY W. COBOS, DISTRICT 8.

[MAYOR PRO-TEM ANTHONY W. COBOS, (915) 541-4123]

12A. RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT: ALLEY BEHIND 3630 JACKSON

APPROVE INSTALLATION, POWER, AND MAINTENANCE OF RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT(S) AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATION(S):

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

ALLEY BEHIND 3630 JACKSON COST: $464.00 (DISTRICT 2)

DEPT. ID #01153002; ACCT. #504420; FUND #01101; CLASS #01001

[REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4996]

12B. RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT: CORNER OF JUSTUS AND HARRISON

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

CORNER OF JUSTUS AND HARRISON COST: $899.00 (DISTRICT 2)

DEPT. ID #01153002; ACCT. #504420; FUND #01101; CLASS #01001

[REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT A. CUSHING, JR., (915) 541-4996]

13. AD VALOREM TAXES: [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE FOLLOWING INSTALLMENT AGREEMENTS FOR AD VALOREM TAXES BE APPROVED IN THE AMOUNT SHOWN AND THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE PAYMENT AGREEMENTS ON BEHALF OF THE CITY

13A. PID #A765-999-002J-0821, $1,145.54 PER MONTH INSTALLMENTS ON A BALANCE OF $11,455.40 FOR 2001, 2002 & 2003 TAXES; TBI-TEXAS BUSINESS INTERNATIONAL - 5710 TROWBRIDGE DR. (DISTRICT 2)

13B. PID #S075-000-0300-18B0, $441.13 PER MONTH INSTALLMENTS ON A BALANCE OF $2,646.78 FOR 2002 & 2003 TAXES; AMBROSIO PEREZ - 1472 SAN ANTONIO. (DISTRICT 8)

13C. PID #A642-999-028B-4100, $247.53 PER MONTH INSTALLMENTS ON A BALANCE OF $2,970.36 FOR 2003 TAXES; MARY E. DORCHESTER - 10624 TIBER. (DISTRICT 4)

13D. PID #M173-000-000B-0008, $393.67 PER MONTH INSTALLMENTS ON A BALANCE OF $2,362.02 FOR 2001, 2002 & 2003 TAXES; LOURDES & IGNACIO SAAVEDRA - 184 MCKNIGHT ST. (DISTRICT - COUNTY)

13E. PID #V893-999-0510-5100, $488.37 PER MONTH INSTALLMENTS ON A BALANCE OF $8,790.66 FOR 2000, 2001 & 2002 TAXES; CAROL A. MEDINA - 2102 FEBRERO DR. (DISTRICT 5)

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

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

14A. SIERRA TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,238.06 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #0415-999-0000-9905)

14B. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $26,863.08 OVERPAYMENT OF 2003 TAXES. (PID #M344-999-0250-1700)

14C. LONE STAR TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,412.93 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #S812-999-0250-3500)

14D. SIERRA TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,333.50 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #T527-999-0160-6100)

14E. CARLOS SIERRA & ALICIA SIERRA IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,004.34 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #V897-999-1080-4400)

15. BID: SOLICITATION NO. 2005-065 HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL SERVICES

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.

AWARD TO: ENVIROSOLVE, LLC

TULSA, OK

ITEM (S): ALL

AMOUNT: $200,000.00 (ESTIMATED YEARLY)

DEPARTMENT: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

FUNDS AVAILABLE: 34010296-40403-502204

FUNDING SOURCE: OUTSIDE CONTRACTS

TOTAL AWARD: $400,000.00 (ESTIMATED)

DISTRICT (S): ALL

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT AND PURCHASING DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDS AWARD AS INDICATED. ENVIROSOLVE, LLC, PROVIDED THE LOWEST BID THAT MEETS ALL REQUIREMENTS OF THE SOLICITATION.

THIS IS A TWENTY-FOUR (24) MONTH CONTRACT WITH THE OPTION TO RENEW TWO (2) ADDITIONAL YEARS ON A MONTH TO MONTH BASIS.

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

POSTPONED FROM 01/18/05 AND 01/11/05

16A. BUDGET TRANSFER - BT2005-446 AIRPORT: [OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4011]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

TRANSFER OF FUNDS TO COVER ACQUISITION OF AN ADDITIONAL TRUCK FOR THE CANINE UNIT AT THE AIRPORT. TSA HAS INCREASED THE GRANT TO COVER ADDITIONAL TEAMS AT THE AIRPORT.

INCREASE $25,000 TO 62620020/P500004/508006 VEHICULAR EQ

INCREASE $25,000 TO 62620020/P500004/407001 INTRFD TRF IN

INCREASE $25,000 TO 62620038/G629802/406000 FEDGRANTPROC

INCREASE $25,000 TO 62620038/G629802/507001 INTRFD TRF OUT

16B. BUDGET TRANSFER - BT2005-528 FINANCIAL SERVICES: [OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4011]

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

SET UP APPROPRIATION FOR A CONTRACT EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT IN THE CITY MANAGER'S DEPARTMENT.

DECREASE $40,931.00 FROM 10010274/01101 PERSONAL SVCS

INCREASE $40,931.00 TO 15010704/01101 PERSONAL SVCS

17. BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS - REFUND: SHIRLEY MORALES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUSINESS LICENSE REFUND TO SHIRLEY MORALES IN THE AMOUNT OF $70.00.

FUNDING SOURCE: ACCOUNT 36010119-404119

[BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4557]

18A. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: KERN PLACE MERCHANT ASSOCIATION

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

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.

KERN PLACE MERCHANT ASSOCIATION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (4 SPEAKERS) 2 SPEAKERS ON THE CORNER OF MESA AND CINCINNATI AND 2 SPEAKERS ON THE CORNER OF CINCINNATI AND STANTON FACING MESA ON FEBRUARY 8, 2005 FROM 5:00 P.M. TO 10:00 P.M. APPROXIMATELY 50 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART AND 5,000 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. . PERMIT NO. 05-003

[KENN R. VELASQUEZ] (DISTRICT 1)

THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTIONS 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 BUILDIN PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

18B. APPLICATIONS FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: NORTHEAST CIVIC LEADERS

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.

NORTHEAST CIVIC LEADERS TO HOLD A PARADE ON MARCH 26, 2005 FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M. ROUTE: START ON THE INTERSECTION OF DIANA DRIVE AND RAILROAD DRIVE NORTH TO HERCULES; PROCEED ON DIANA (NORTHBOUND) TO NORTHGATE SHOPPING CENTER. APPROXIMATELY 1,500 PERSONS, 200 VEHICLES, AND 30 ANIMALS WILL TAKE PART AND 6,000 SPECTATORS ARE ANTICIPATED. PERMIT NO. 05-002 [JACK STURGIS] (DISTRICT 4)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO, AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTIONS WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL POLICE THE EVENT WITH 28 OFFICERS AND 26 VEHICLES. ESTIMATED COST TO CITY: $639.00; ESTIMATED COST TO APPLICANT: $5,589.00. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

20B. MAYOR & COUNCIL: AMENDMENT - COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT, CITY-COUNTY HEALTH DISTRICT

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF THE COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING THE CITY-COUNTY HEALTH DISTRICT.

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSAN AUSTIN, (915) 541-4886]

21B. BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS: SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE APPEAL - MICHAEL HYNEMAN, STEAKPEDOS AND SPIRITS, 1815 TRAWOOD, SUTIE A

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING THE APPEAL BY MICHAEL HYNEMAN OF ''STEAKPEDOS AND SPIRITS'' AT 1815 TRAWOOD, SUITE ''A'' FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES DUE TO THE BUSINESS'S PROXIMITY TO A DAY CARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 20.08.090(B).4 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. (DISTRICT 7)

[BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4557]

POSTPONED FROM 01/04/05 AND 12/28/04

25A. PUBLIC HEARING - BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS: CONDEMNATION HEARING - 1105 LOMA VERDE

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED EIGHT (8) WEEKS

PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE IF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1105 LOMA VERDE DRIVE, IN THE CITY OF EL PASO (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) IS A FIRE AND SAFETY HAZARD, AND A NUISANCE AND WHETHER THE SAME SHOULD BE REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED. FIRST INVESTIGATED JULY 19TH, 2004. THE OWNERS OF THIS PROPERTY, LAWRENCE W. & CATHERINE J. FEW, 1105 LOMA VERDE DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS 79936, HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED OF THE VIOLATIONS AT THIS PROPERTY. DELINQUENT TAXES IN THE AMOUNT OF $0. (DISTRICT 6) POSTPONED FROM 11/30/04, 11/02/04 AND 10/12/04

[BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS, TOM MAGUIRE, (915) 541-4588]

25B. PUBLIC HEARINGS - BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS: OUTDOOR LIGHTING ORDINANCE - MOVED TO THE FOREFRONT OF THE REGULAR AGENDA, PLEASE CONSULT REGULAR AGENDA

26D. PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: RESOLUTION: AMENDING ZONING CONTRACT - RICHARD L. MOORE AND A. ELIZABETH MOORE

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN AN AMENDMENT TO A ZONING CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND RICHARD L. MOORE AND A. ELIZABETH MOORE AMENDING THE ZONING CONTRACT DATED SEPTEMBER 16, 1969 AND AS IMPOSED BY ORDINANCE NO. 4271 TO DELETE A CONDITION FOR THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOTS 1 AND 24, ALTA MIRA ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: WILLIS E. MAXELL. ZON04-00145. (DISTRICT 2)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, JORGE ROUSSELIN, (915) 541-4723]

27. PUBLIC HEARING - PARKS & RECREATION: REVISING RENTAL RATES, USER FEES, PROGRAM FEES AND PARTICIPATION FEES

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 13 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND PUBLIC PLACES), CHAPTER 13.24 (CITY PARKS AND RECREATION AREAS), SECTION 13.24.200 (RENTAL RATES AND USER FEES AUTHORIZATION) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE TO REVISE THE CAPTION OF SECTION 13.24.200 AND TO ESTABLISH OR REVISE RENTAL RATES, USER FEES, PROGRAM FEES, AND PARTICIPATION FEES. [PARKS & RECREATION, NORMAN MERRIFIELD, (915) 541-4331] POSTPONED FROM 12/28/04

ADDN 1. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: RAYMOND P. RUTLEDGE TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMSSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RAYMOND P. RUTLEDGE TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMSSION BY REPRESENTATIVE PAUL J. ESCOBAR, DISTRIC 6. [REPRESENTATIVE PAUL J. ESCOBAR, (915) 541-4182]

   
Votes:
DISTRICT OFFICIAL VOTE
1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega NOT PRESENT
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE
 

 
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