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Agenda: City Council and Mass Transit Department Board Meetings
Date 6/26/2007
   
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.

"2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 19, 2007

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 19, 2007.

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

"3. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

"4A. RESOLUTION: EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT BOARD'S PROPOSED BYLAWS AND ACCOMPANYING RULES OF ORDER, WHICH ARE ATTACHED TO THIS RESOLUTION, ARE HEREBY ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL PASO

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT BOARD'S PROPOSED BYLAWS AND ACCOMPANYING RULES OF ORDER, WHICH ARE ATTACHED TO THIS RESOLUTION, ARE HEREBY ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL PASO. (DISTRICT 3)

[AIRPORT, PATRICK ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"4B. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AIR CARGO BUILDING LEASE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND US AIRWAYS, INC. FOR THE AIR CARGO BUILDING LOCATED AT 6415 CONVAIR

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AN AIR CARGO BUILDING LEASE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND US AIRWAYS, INC. FOR THE AIR CARGO BUILDING LOCATED AT 6415 CONVAIR, EL PASO, TEXAS.

(DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"4C. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND ACCEPT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY A DEDICATION DEED FROM THE YSLETA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT DEDICATING TO THE CITY REAL PROPERTY FOR USE AS PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY LOCATED WITHIN A PORTION OF TRACT 1F, SECTION 41, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND ACCEPT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY A DEDICATION DEED FROM THE YSLETA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT DEDICATING TO THE CITY REAL PROPERTY FOR USE AS PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY LOCATED WITHIN A PORTION OF TRACT 1F, SECTION 41, BLOCK 80, TOWNSHIP 1, TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEYS, CITY OF EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, AND BEING MORE FULLY DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS IN EXHIBIT ''A'' OF THE DEDICATION DEED. (DISTRICT 4)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, CHRISTINA STOKES, (915) 541-4627]

"4D. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE FIRST AMENDMENT TO A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND HALFF ASSOCIATES, INC., FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS CITY OF EL PASO ANNEXATION ASSESSMENT AND STRATEGY TO CLARIFY THAT THE CONSULTANT WILL DETERMINE THE MAXIMUM FEE PER SERVICE UNIT UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 395.015 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE FIRST AMENDMENT TO A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND HALFF ASSOCIATES, INC., FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS CITY OF EL PASO ANNEXATION ASSESSMENT AND STRATEGY TO CLARIFY THAT THE CONSULTANT WILL DETERMINE THE MAXIMUM FEE PER SERVICE UNIT UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 395.015 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE. (ALL DISTRICTS) [DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, KELLY CARPENTER, (915) 541-4139]

"4E1. RESOLUTION: PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON 3511 POLK AVENUE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTIES (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNT FOR WORK PERFORMED BY THE CITY PURSUANT TO SECTION 18.50 (UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND CONDITIONS) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE:

3511 POLK AVENUE $2,940.90 DISTRICT 2

ANDREA RODRIGUEZ

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, WILLIAM STERN, (915) 541-4800]

"4E2. RESOLUTION: PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON 8925 ROBERTS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PLACING A CONDEMNATION LIEN ON THE FOLLOWING PROPERTIES (LEGAL DESCRIPTION ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK) AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNT FOR WORK PERFORMED BY THE CITY PURSUANT TO SECTION 18.50 (UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND CONDITIONS) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE:

8925 ROBERTS $7,483.32 DISTRICT 2

SHIRLEY J. CUTRIGHT

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, WILLIAM STERN, (915) 541-4800]

"4F. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND CARL DANIEL ARCHITECTS, A TEXAS CORPORATION, TO PERFORM CONSULTING SERVICES FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''CIVIC CENTER PLAZA IMPROVEMENTS-DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PHASE'' IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $381,234

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND CARL DANIEL ARCHITECTS, A TEXAS CORPORATION, TO PERFORM CONSULTING SERVICES FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS ''CIVIC CENTER PLAZA IMPROVEMENTS-DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PHASE'' IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $381,234. (DISTRICT 8) [ENGINEERING, SAM RODRIGUEZ, (915) 541-4023]

"4G. RESOLUTION: CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PARKHILL SMITH AND COOPER, INC. A TEXAS CORPORATION, TO PERFORM CONSULTING SERVICES FOR A PROJECT KNOWN ''CLINT AND MCCOMBS LANDFILLS GROUNDWATER MONITORING SYSTEM'', IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $76,969

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND PARKHILL SMITH AND COOPER, INC. A TEXAS CORPORATION, TO PERFORM CONSULTING SERVICES FOR A PROJECT KNOWN ''CLINT AND MCCOMBS LANDFILLS GROUNDWATER MONITORING SYSTEM'', IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $76,969. (OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS AND DISTRICT 4)

[ENGINEERING, JAVIER REYES, (915) 541-4630]

"4H. RESOLUTION: CITY COUNCIL ADOPT THE FLAG OF THE CITY OF EL PASO

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY COUNCIL ADOPT THE FLAG OF THE CITY OF EL PASO. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4015]

"4I. RESOLUTION: THE FOLLOWING PERSONS ARE APPOINTED TO THE EL PASO HEALTH FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS: SUSIE BYRD, STEVE ORTEGA, BETO O'ROURKE, RICK SUAREZ, TEDD RICHARDSON, AND ANDREA (MANDY) CHEW

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE FOLLOWING PERSONS ARE APPOINTED TO THE EL PASO HEALTH FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS: SUSIE BYRD, STEVE ORTEGA, BETO O'ROURKE, RICK SUAREZ, TEDD RICHARDSON, AND ANDREA (MANDY) CHEW. (ALL DISTRICTS) [MAYOR JOHN F. COOK, (915) 541-4015]

"4J. RESOLUTION: MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE COUNTY AND THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR THE COUNTY TO SUBMIT A GRANT APPLICATION TO THE U.S DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FOR A FOUR-YEAR GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $366,087 FOR THE 2007 EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (JAG)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE COUNTY AND THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR THE COUNTY TO SUBMIT A GRANT APPLICATION TO THE U.S DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FOR A FOUR-YEAR GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $366,087 FOR THE 2007 EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (JAG). THE CITY PORTION WILL BE USED TO CONTINUE EFFORTS IN REDUCING CRIME THROUGH THE IMPLEMENTATION OF AN UPFRONT IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM WHICH WILL SERVE AS A MAJOR INVESTIGATIVE TOOL. IT WILL ENSURE THAT ALL ARRESTEES WITH PRIOR ARRESTS BY THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT ARE IDENTIFIED AT THE BEGINNING OF THE ARREST PROCESS; THE SYSTEM COLLECTS FINGERPRINT IMAGES FOR USE IN IDENTITY VERIFICATION AND THESE PRINTS RUN AGAINST RECORDS IN THE AUTOMATED FINGERPRINT IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM (AFIS) TO PROVIDE A QUICK IDENTIFICATION OF A PERSON IN QUESTION. THAT THE CITY MANAGER OR HER DESIGNEE BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY RELATED PAPERWORK, INCLUDING ALL UNDERSTANDINGS AND ASSURANCES CONTAINED THEREIN, AND ACCEPT, REJECT, ALTER, OR TERMINATE THE RESULTING GRANT, AUTHORIZE BUDGET TRANSFERS, AND SUBMIT ANY NECESSARY REVISIONS TO THE OPERATIONAL PLAN. GRANT IS A JOINT VENTURE BETWEEN CITY AND COUNTY, WITH A 50%-50% ALLOCATION OF FUNDS, CITY PORTION BEING $183,044.00. NO CASH MATCH IS REQUIRED. (ALL DISTRICTS)

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

"4K. RESOLUTION: FIVE MEMBERS OF THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION BE DESIGNATED TO SERVE ON THE ETHICS ORDINANCE REVIEW AD HOC COMMITTEE, ON AN AD HOC ADVISORY BASIS WITH THE MEMBERS OF THE RULES LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE, TO REVIEW AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE CITY COUNCIL ON POTENTIAL REVISIONS TO THE CITY'S ETHICS ORDINANCE

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED TWO (2) WEEKS

THAT FIVE MEMBERS OF THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION BE DESIGNATED TO SERVE ON THE ETHICS ORDINANCE REVIEW AD HOC COMMITTEE, ON AN AD HOC ADVISORY BASIS WITH THE MEMBERS OF THE RULES LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE, TO REVIEW AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE CITY COUNCIL ON POTENTIAL REVISIONS TO THE CITY'S ETHICS ORDINANCE, AND THOSE MEMBERS ARE DESIGNATED AS FOLLOWS:

ANDRE EWING

GERALD MANGRUM

JESUS PADILLA

ISELA PENA

GEORGE REYNOSO

[REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4268]

"5. BOARD RE-APPOINTMENT: IVAN RAMIREZ TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., DISTRICT 6

ACTION TAKEN: RE-APPOINTED

IVAN RAMIREZ TO THE COMMITTEE ON BORDER RELATIONS BY REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., DISTRICT 6.

[REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN, JR., (915) 541-4182]

POSTPONED FROM 06-12-07

"6. BOARD APPOINTMENT: ANGELINA VELARDE-WHITE TO THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

ANGELINA VELARDE-WHITE TO THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION BY REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, DISTRICT 1. [REPRESENTATIVE ANN MORGAN LILLY, (915) 541-4151]

POSTPONED FROM 06-12-07

"7. PURCHASING REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS, ETC.: PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE CURRENT CONTRACT 2005-244 (STORM DRAIN GRATES) WITH LONE STAR WELDING FOR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES BE AUTHORIZED TO EXERCISE THE CITY'S OPTION TO EXTEND THE CURRENT CONTRACT 2005-244 (STORM DRAIN GRATES) WITH LONE STAR WELDING FOR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS TO AN AWARD APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL ON AUGUST 23, 2005. CONTRACT PERIOD OCTOBER 1, 2007, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2008.

DEPARTMENT: STREET

OPTION: ONE [OF ONE]

ACCOUNT NO.: 32010160 - 01101 - 502215

FUNDING SOURCE: OPERATING ACCOUNT, OUTSIDE CONTRACTORS-NOC

DISTRICTS: ALL

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $29,003

[FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRANCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

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

 
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