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Agenda: CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Date 6/24/2008
   
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 17, 2008, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 14, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 17, 2008, AND THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 14, 2008.

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

"2. REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

ACTION TAKEN: EXCUSED

REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE HOLGUIN,JR.

"3A. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE THIRD AMENDMENT TO THE AIRLINE OPERATING AGREEMENT AND TERMINAL BUILDING LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AIR WISCONSIN AIRLINES CORPORATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF EXTENDING THE TERM TO AUGUST 31, 2009, AND REPLACING EXHIBITS A, B-1, AND B-2.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE THIRD AMENDMENT TO THE AIRLINE OPERATING AGREEMENT AND TERMINAL BUILDING LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO AND AIR WISCONSIN AIRLINES CORPORATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF EXTENDING THE TERM TO AUGUST 31, 2009, AND REPLACING EXHIBITS A, B-1, AND B-2. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

"3B. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RESTATED GENERAL AVIATION NON-COMMERCIAL GROUND LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND C&M AIRWAYS, INC. (''LESSEE'') REGARDING THE FOLLOWING PREMISES: THE EAST ½ OF LOT 23 AND ALL OF LOT 24, BLOCK 4, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS, UNIT 2, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, COMMONLY KNOWN AS 7335 BOEING DRIVE.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A RESTATED GENERAL AVIATION NON-COMMERCIAL GROUND LEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR'') AND C&M AIRWAYS, INC. (''LESSEE'') REGARDING THE FOLLOWING PREMISES: THE EAST ½ OF LOT 23 AND ALL OF LOT 24, BLOCK 4, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS, UNIT 2, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS, COMMONLY KNOWN AS 7335 BOEING DRIVE. (DISTRICT 3)

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

"3C. RESOLUTION: THAT THE NEW O.P.E.P BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF OCHOA STREET BETWEEN FIRST STREET AND PAISANO DRIVE FROM 2:00 P.M. SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2008, TO 2:00 A.M. SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE NEW O.P.E.P BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT THE OUTDOOR STREET FESTIVAL IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF OCHOA STREET BETWEEN FIRST STREET AND PAISANO DRIVE FROM 2:00 P.M. SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2008, TO 2:00 A.M. SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2008. (DISTRICT 8)

[DEVELOPMENT SERVICES/PLANNING, MIRIAN SPENCER, (915) 541-4192]

"3D. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND ACCEPT A PERPETUAL EASEMENT AGREEMENT WITH EL PASO COUNTY WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT IN THE DISTRICT'S NEMEXAS DRAINAGE CANAL TO CONSTRUCT, MAINTAIN, AND USE A TRAFFIC ''ROUND ABOUT'' ON AND ACROSS THAT PORTION OF DISTRICT PROPERTY AS MORE PARTICULARLY SHOWN IN EXHIBIT B OF THE AGREEMENT.

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AND ACCEPT A PERPETUAL EASEMENT AGREEMENT WITH EL PASO COUNTY WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT IN THE DISTRICT'S NEMEXAS DRAINAGE CANAL TO CONSTRUCT, MAINTAIN, AND USE A TRAFFIC ''ROUND ABOUT'' ON AND ACROSS THAT PORTION OF DISTRICT PROPERTY AS MORE PARTICULARLY SHOWN IN EXHIBIT B OF THE AGREEMENT. THE COST TO THE CITY IS $46,105.70. (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3E. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY ENGINEER, IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY SAMCORP GENERAL CONTRACTORS AND HARTFORD FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2005 256

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY ENGINEER, IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY SAMCORP GENERAL CONTRACTORS AND HARTFORD FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2005 256 PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OF 6.9, GENERAL CONDITIONS, OF THE CONTRACT, DUE TO DEFAULT OF SAMCORP GENERAL CONTRACTORS FOR FAILING TO PROVIDE THE CONTRACTED SERVICES AND THAT THE TERMINATION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AS OF JUNE 24, 2008. AND THAT THE CITY ENGINEER SHALL FILE A CLAIM WITH HARTFORD FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY FOR COMPLETION OF CONTRACT NO. 2005-256 PURSUANT TO THE PERFORMANCE BOND ISSUED FOR CONTRACT NO. 2005-256. AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ANY TAKE OVER AGREEMENTS OR RELATED DOCUMENTS AND TO TAKE ANY ACTION NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THE TAKE OVER OF THE PERFORMANCE OF CONTRACT NO. 2005-256 BY HARTFORD FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY. (DISTRICT 1) [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

"3F. RESOLUTION: THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY SUN CITY TOWING AND RECOVERY L.P., THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2006-042 PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION C 18A OF THE CONTRACT CLAUSES DUE TO CONVENIENCE AND THAT THE TERMINATION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AS OF JUNE 24, 2008.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE PURCHASING MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO NOTIFY SUN CITY TOWING AND RECOVERY L.P., THAT THE CITY IS TERMINATING CONTRACT NO. 2006-042 PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION C 18A OF THE CONTRACT CLAUSES DUE TO CONVENIENCE AND THAT THE TERMINATION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AS OF JUNE 24, 2008. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313

"3H. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN CONSENT TO ASSIGNMENT OF THE CONTRACT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TRANSMOUNTAIN OIL COMPANY, L.C. (''ASSIGNOR''), AND WESTERN REFINING WHOLESALE, INC. (''ASSIGNEE'') WITH RESPECT TO THE CITY OF EL PASO CONTRACT NO. 2003-179 VEHICLE FUELING-OFFSITE FOR CITY VEHICLES AND CONTRACT NO. 2003-205 AUTOMOTIVE FUEL, DIESEL AND UNLEADED FOR CITY STORAGE TANKS.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN CONSENT TO ASSIGNMENT OF THE CONTRACT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO, TRANSMOUNTAIN OIL COMPANY, L.C. (''ASSIGNOR''), AND WESTERN REFINING WHOLESALE, INC. (''ASSIGNEE'') WITH RESPECT TO THE CITY OF EL PASO CONTRACT NO. 2003-179 VEHICLE FUELING-OFFSITE FOR CITY VEHICLES AND CONTRACT NO. 2003-205 AUTOMOTIVE FUEL, DIESEL AND UNLEADED FOR CITY STORAGE TANKS. (ALL DISTRICTS) [FINANCIAL SERVICES/PURCHASING, TERRENCE FREIBURG, (915) 541-4313]

"3I. RESOLUTION: TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION AND ANY RELATED DOCUMENTATION TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE TRANSPORTATION BORDER CONGESTION RELIEF PROGRAM UTILIZING THE TEXAS TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE'S UNIVERSAL FREIGHT SHUTTLE CONCEPT.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION AND ANY RELATED DOCUMENTATION TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE TRANSPORTATION BORDER CONGESTION RELIEF PROGRAM UTILIZING THE TEXAS TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE'S UNIVERSAL FREIGHT SHUTTLE CONCEPT. THERE IS NO COST TO THE CITY.

(ALL DISTRICTS) [INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES, SAID LARBI-CHERIF, (915) 858-3842]

"3J. RESOLUTION: TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO APPROVE THE FY 2009-2013 STRATEGIC PLAN FOR THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO APPROVE THE FY 2009-2013 STRATEGIC PLAN FOR THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, YOLANDA ALAMEDA, (915) 541-4896]

"3K. RESOLUTION: TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO APPROVE THE FY 2009-2013 STRATEGIC PLAN FOR THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF HISTORY.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO APPROVE THE FY 2009-2013 STRATEGIC PLAN FOR THE EL PASO MUSEUM OF HISTORY. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, YOLANDA ALAMEDA, (915) 541-4896]

"3L. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION.

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION WHEREIN THE CITY SHALL PAY THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION $25,078 FOR THE PUBLIC PURPOSE OF ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL BENEFITS FOR THE CITY, EXPENSES RELATED TO THE INCLUSION OF EL PASO PARTICIPANTS, AND PRODUCTION OF ONE CONCERT SHOWCASING EL PASO ARTISTS AS PART OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION'S EXHIBIT ''A CELEBRATION OF TEXAS MUSIC, FOOD AND WINE'' AT THE 2008 SMITHSONIAN FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL. (ALL DISTRICTS)

[MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, YOLANDA ALAMEDA, (915) 541-4896]

"3M. RESOLUTION: THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO ACCEPTS THE DEEDS ON SIX PARCELS FOR THE SINGH ROAD EXTENSION.

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK.

A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY OF EL PASO ACCEPTS THE DEEDS ON SIX PARCELS FOR THE SINGH ROAD EXTENSION. (DISTRICT 6) [STREET DEPARTMENT, DARYL COLE, (915) 621-6750]

"4A. BOARD APPOINTMENT: GRACIA M. SANDOVAL TO THE CITY-COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

GRACIA M. SANDOVAL TO THE CITY-COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, DISTRICT 8.

[REPRESENTATIVE BETO O'ROURKE, (915) 541-4400

"4B. BOARD APPOINTMENT: MARIANNE CAMPBELL TO THE CITY-COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

MARIANNE CAMPBELL TO THE CITY-COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5.

[REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"4C. BOARD APPOINTMENT: RAFAEL HERNANDO III TO THE CITY ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

ACTION TAKEN: APPOINTED

RAFAEL HERNANDO III TO THE CITY ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, DISTRICT 5.

[REPRESENTATIVE RACHEL QUINTANA, (915) 541-4701]

"5. BID: THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-194 (DORBANDT STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS) TO J & J GENERAL CONTRACTING, INC.

ACTION TAKEN: AWARDED

THE AWARD OF SOLICITATION NO. 2008-194 (DORBANDT STREET & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS) TO J & J GENERAL CONTRACTING, INC., FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $409,689.05.

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

AWARD TO: J & J GENERAL CONTRACTING, INC.

EL PASO, TX

BASE BID I: $350,471.46

BASE BID II: $33,794.44

BASE BID III: $25,423.15

ACCOUNT NO.: 14200403 - 508027 - 29123 - PBE04ST108

31255008 - 508027 - 27695 - PBE04ST108

FUNDING SOURCE: 2004 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS AND

PSB FUNDED CAPITAL PROJECT

TOTAL ESTIMATED AWARD: $409,689.05

DISTRICT: 7

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 PART OF THE AWARD OF THIS CONTRACT, THE CITY ENGINEER MAY, WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION FROM CITY COUNCIL, APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGES WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR PROPER CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORK AND CARRYING OUT THE INTENT OF THE DESIGN, WHICH ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW, AND WHICH DO NOT MAKE CHANGES TO THE UNIT PRICE AND WHICH ARE WITHIN THE APPROPRIATE BUDGET.

THIS IS A LOW BID, UNIT-PRICE CONTRACT.

THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, PURCHASING DIVISION, AND ENGINEERING RECOMMEND AWARD AS INDICATED TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. [ENGINEERING, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4423]

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

 
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