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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date 7/5/2011
   
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 JUNE 28, 2011.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 28, 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 A CONCESSION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND NEWZOOM, INC. DBA ZOOMSYSTEMS TO OPERATE AUTOMATED RETAIL STORES, ZOOMSHOP(S), FOR THE SALE OF CONSUMER ELECTRONICS IN THE TERMINAL BUILDING OF THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A CONCESSION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND NEWZOOM, INC. DBA ZOOMSYSTEMS TO OPERATE AUTOMATED RETAIL STORES, ZOOMSHOP(S), FOR THE SALE OF CONSUMER ELECTRONICS IN THE TERMINAL BUILDING OF THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. (ALL DISTRICTS) [AIRPORT, MONICA LOMBRANA, (915) 780-4793]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AMENDMENT #2 OF THE LOCAL AIR PROGRAM GRANT CONTRACT NO. 582-10-90258 (THE ''AMENDMENT'') BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (''TCEQ'')

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AMENDMENT #2 OF THE LOCAL AIR PROGRAM GRANT CONTRACT NO. 582-10-90258 (THE ''AMENDMENT'') BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (''TCEQ''), IN THE AMOUNT OF $321,074 TO ALLOW FOR SERVICES TO CONTINUE FOR THE PERIOD OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2011 THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2012, TO CONDUCT COMPLIANCE INVESTIGATIONS ON BEHALF OF TCEQ AT PERMITTED AIR SOURCES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, GASOLINE STATIONS, PAINT SHOPS, AUTO BODY SHOPS AND CABINET SHOPS. CITY MATCHING FUNDS ARE REQUIRED IN THE AMOUNT OF $158,140. THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE NECESSARY BUDGET TRANSFERS TO DESIGNATE THE REQUIRED MATCHING FUNDS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, ELLEN A. SMYTH, (915) 621-6719]

"3C. RESOLUTION: TO AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF EL PASO TO SIGN A RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE WAIVER OF PILOT FUNDS FROM THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF EL PASO UNTIL NOVEMBER 1, 2023, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE 1972 COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT AND SUBSEQUENT 1978 AMENDMENT.

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

TO AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF EL PASO TO SIGN A RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE WAIVER OF PILOT FUNDS FROM THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF EL PASO UNTIL NOVEMBER 1, 2023, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE 1972 COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT AND SUBSEQUENT 1978 AMENDMENT. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES, CARMEN ARRIETA-CANDELARIA, (915) 541-4293] POSTPONED FROM 05-10-11

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LEASE BETWEEN DR. ALVARO MEDINA, DVM AND THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR USE OF THE CITY'S DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH VEHICLE #1118, LICENSE PLATE NUMBER 817 448 AND VIN 1FCMF53S710A05496 AS A SPAY/NEUTER VAN TO BE USED TO OFFER SPAY AND NEUTER PROCEDURES, FOR AN INITIAL ONE YEAR TERM, WITH THE CITY'S OPTION OF TWO CONSECUTIVE ONE YEAR EXTENSIONS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LEASE BETWEEN DR. ALVARO MEDINA, DVM AND THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR USE OF THE CITY'S DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH VEHICLE #1118, LICENSE PLATE NUMBER 817 448 AND VIN 1FCMF53S710A05496 AS A SPAY/NEUTER VAN TO BE USED TO OFFER SPAY AND NEUTER PROCEDURES, FOR AN INITIAL ONE YEAR TERM, WITH THE CITY'S OPTION OF TWO CONSECUTIVE ONE YEAR EXTENSIONS, IN EXCHANGE FOR A MINIMUM NUMBER OF LOW COST SPAY AND NEUTER PROCEDURES AND THE RESULTING REDUCTION IN THE FERAL DOG AND CAT POPULATION IN THE CITY OF EL PASO.

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

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY COUNCIL RATIFIES THE GRANT OF A LICENSE TO THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF EL PASO (''CONTRACTOR'') FROM THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') FOR CONTRACTOR'S USE OF SPACE AT THE CITY'S ANIMAL CONTROL FACILITY AT 5001 FRED WILSON ROAD, EL PASO, TEXAS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL RATIFIES THE GRANT OF A LICENSE TO THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF EL PASO (''CONTRACTOR'') FROM THE CITY OF EL PASO (''CITY'') FOR CONTRACTOR'S USE OF SPACE AT THE CITY'S ANIMAL CONTROL FACILITY AT 5001 FRED WILSON ROAD, EL PASO, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT ''A'', ENTITLED SOLICITATION NO. 2011-214R, ''ON-SITE ANIMAL ADOPTION SERVICES'', AWARD DATED JUNE 7, 2011, FOR AN INITIAL TWO-YEAR TERM AND NO MONETARY COMPENSATION FROM THE CITY TO CONTRACTOR, FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADOPTING OUT SHELTER-SUPPLIED DOGS AND CATS TO SUITABLE PET OWNERS AND REDUCING THE NUMBER OF DOGS AND CATS EUTHANIZED AT THE CITY'S ANIMAL SHELTER. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[PUBLIC HEALTH, BRUCE PARSONS, (915) 771-5702]

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

"4. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: CHARLES S. WAKEEM TO THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

CHARLES S. WAKEEM TO THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE CORTNEY CARLISLE NILAND, DISTRICT 8. [REPRESENTATIVE CORTNEY CARLISLE NILAND, (915) 541-4123]

"5A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: JOHN KARLSRUHER TO THE DISTRICTING COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

JOHN KARLSRUHER TO THE DISTRICTING COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1. [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4886]

"5B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: TANIA M. CHOZET TO THE MUSEUM AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

TANIA M. CHOZET TO THE MUSEUM AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD BY REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, DISTRICT 7. [REPRESENTATIVE STEVE ORTEGA, (915) 541-4124]

"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

JULY 5, 2011

A. C & R DISTRIBUTING IN THE AMOUNT OF $16,446.91OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #I007-999-1149-834).

B. DAVID GOLDSMITH IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,517.58 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #E049-999-0220-0200).

C. FIRST AMERICAN TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,861.95 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #O415-999-0000-4300).

D. FIRST AMERICAN TITLE IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,342.68 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #P358-999-0050-1700).

E. LITTON LOAN SERVICING LP/CORELOGIC IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,857.40 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #P654-999-0780-9974).

F. VAN E. SCOTT IN THE AMOUNT OF $14,485.38 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #R700-999-0010-0100).

G. BERTHA REZA IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,760.73 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #S091-999-0010-5000).

H. C & R DISTRIBUTING IN THE AMOUNT OF $29,494.42 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #S829-999-0010-0300).

I. LPS C/O SELECT PORTFOLIO SERVICING, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,799.50 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #T287-999-0600-0500).

J. FIRST AMERICAN TITLE CO., IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,604.92 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (V655-999-0200-0700).

K. HCA IN THE AMOUNT OF $33,622.33 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES.

(PID #V893-999-2650-3700).

L. INDYMAC IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,567.21 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES. (PID #X185-999-0000-3948).

M. VAN E. SCOTT IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,897.93 OVERPAYMENT OF 2009 TAXES. (PID #X580-999-1310-0720).

N. HSBC IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,946.41 OVERPAYMENT OF 2010 TAXES.

(PID #W144-999-0120-1100).

O. KBS REALTY, LP IN THE AMOUNT OF $16,127.09 OVERPAYMENT OF 2008 TAXES. (PID #P395-999-0040-1000).

"7A. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-219 FOR THE CHIHUAHUITA PARK IMPROVEMENTS TO MIMBELA CONTRACTORS, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-219 FOR THE CHIHUAHUITA PARK IMPROVEMENTS TO MIMBELA CONTRACTORS, INC. FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $151,800.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

AWARD TO: MIMBELA CONTRACTORS, INC.

BASE BID: $151,800

TOTAL ESTIMATED COMPLETION: $151,800

FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) 36TH YEAR

DISTRICT: 8

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

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

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

THIS IS A LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT. THE ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND PARKS DEPARTMENT RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

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

"7B. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-221 FOR THE BLACKIE CHESHER HANDBALL COURT TO SMART CON, LLC

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2011-221 FOR THE BLACKIE CHESHER HANDBALL COURT TO SMART CON, LLC, FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $69,059.77.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

AWARD TO: SMART CON, LLC

BASE BID: $69,059.77

TOTAL ESTIMATED COMPLETION: $69,059.77

FUNDING SOURCE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) 36TH YEAR

DISTRICT: 6

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

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

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

THIS IS A LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT. THE ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDS AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.

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

   
Votes:
DISTRICT OFFICIAL VOTE
1 Rep. Lilly YES
2 Rep. Byrd YES
3 Rep. Acosta 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
 

 
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