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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/8/2022 9:00 AM Minutes status: *** DRAFT ***  
Meeting location: COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, 300 N. CAMPBELL AND VIRTUALLY
THE LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITY STRONGLY RECOMMENDS THE USE OF MASKS IN ALL CITY FACILITIES AND INDOOR SPACES
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22-1466 11. MinutesApproval of the Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of October 25, 2022, the Agenda Review Meeting of October 24, 2022, the Work Session of October 24, 2022, and the Work Session of February 1, 2021.   Not available Not available
22-1465 12. Request to ExcuseExcuse Representative Joe Molinar from the November 8, 2022 Regular City Council Meeting.   Not available Not available
22-1421 13. ResolutionsThat the City Manager be authorized to sign a Temporary Land Use Lease by and between the City of El Paso ("Lessor") and ASC Technical Institute, LLC ("Lessee") regarding the following described property: A portion of Lot 4, Block 1-C, El Paso International Airport Tracts, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas consisting of 53,295 square feet of land and site improvements, municipally known and numbered as 6535 De Havilland, El Paso, Texas. The five (5) year initial month-to-month term begins on November 8, 2022 ("Effective Date") and ends no later than November 7, 2027. The monthly rental fee will be $1,954.15 per month. There are no options to extend the lease. The lease includes a provision that allows the City to terminate the lease at any time with sixty (60) days notice to the tenant.   Not available Not available
22-1459 14. ResolutionsA Resolution that the Mayor of the City of El Paso is authorized to sign a Letter of Support on behalf of the City Council to engage with organizations committed to the support of small business and in conformity with this Resolution, provided the initiative or project does not conflict with City programmatic priorities; to include but not be limited to the entities listed below: · International Economic Development Council (IEDC) · National League of Cities (NLC) · The Aspen Institute Latinos & Society   Not available Not available
22-1461 15. ResolutionsA Resolution approving a detailed site development plan for the property described as all of Lots 9 through 16, Block 47, and a portion of San Jose Street, Third Amended Map of Highland Park Addition, 1360 N. Cotton Street, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code. The proposed detailed site plan meets the intent of the Future Land Use designation for the property and is in accordance with Plan El Paso, the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Subject Property: 1360 Cotton St. Applicant: Scenic View Townhomes LLC, PZDS22-00021   Not available Not available
22-1425 16. ResolutionsResolution that the 2022 Guidelines for the City Employees Charitable Campaign be adopted, designating the United Way of El Paso County as the Local Campaign Manager, and designating the City’s Human Resources Director or designee to act as the liaison to work with the Local Campaign Manager in the administration of the campaign.   Not available Not available
22-1430 17. ResolutionsThat the City Manager or designee be authorized to sign a Professional Services Agreement between Best Friends Animal Society (“Best Friends”), a Utah nonprofit corporation and the City of El Paso to support the City of El Paso Animal Shelter in achieving a minimum of ninety percent (90%) live release rate, for a total of $63,000 payable to Best Friends to be divided equally into twelve equal monthly payments by the City of El Paso, for a term of twelve (12) months with monthly options to extend by mutual written agreement of the Parties.   Not available Not available
22-1439 18. ResolutionsThat the City Manager be authorized to sign an Agreement for Professional Services by and between the City of El Paso and Carl Daniel Architects, Inc. for a project known as El Paso Health Department MCA Clinic for an amount not to exceed $384,530.00 and that the City Engineer is authorized to approve additional Basic Services and Reimbursables for an amount not to exceed $50,000.00 and to approve Additional Services for an amount not to exceed $50,000.00, if such services are necessary, for the proper execution of the project and that the increased amounts are within the appropriate budgets of the project for a total amount of $484,530.00 and that the City Manager be authorized to establish the funding sources and make any necessary budget transfers and execute any and all documents necessary for the execution of the agreement.   Not available Not available
22-1453 19. ResolutionsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 8.3: Enhance animal services to ensure El Paso's pets are provided a safe and healthy environment. Request that the Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing Director is authorized to notify Vendors listed that the City is rescinding awarded Contract No. 2021-0046 Veterinary Medical Supplies, pursuant to the provisions and requirements of the Contract, and that the rescinding shall be effective as of the date this Resolution is approved. 1. Loren Hodges & Sons Inc. dba Longhorn Distribution 2. Lambert Vet Supply 3. Midwest Veterinary Supply, Inc. 4. Manuel Talamantes III dba El Paso Veterinary Supply 5. Butler Animal Health Holding Company, LLC dba Covetrus North America   Not available Not available
22-1433 110. Applications for Tax RefundsEl Paso Five Star Homes, Inc. dba Flair Homes Texas, in the amount of $5,557.05 for an overpayment made on January 30, 2022 of 2021 taxes. (Geo. # C539-999-0100-5900). This action would allow us to comply with state law which requires approval by the legislative body of refunds of tax overpayments greater than $2,500.00.   Not available Not available
22-1423 111. Notice for NotationAccept the donation of $5,000 from Sierra Machinery to go towards holiday events and initiatives in District 3, to include turkeys for families in need during Thanksgiving and Christmas gifts and grocery gift cards for less-fortunate neighborhoods in the district.   Not available Not available
22-1480 112. Members of the City CouncilAccept the donation of $1,000 from ZTEX Construction to District 2 for a Halloween event with the Seville Recreation Center.   Not available Not available
22-1428 113. Notice of Campaign ContributionsFor notation pursuant to Section 2.92.080 of the City Code, receipt of the following campaign contributions by Representative Claudia L. Rodriguez, District 6 : $250.00 from Rebecca and David Contreras; $5000.00 from Woody Hunt; $1000.00 from Lorna Escobar; $1000.00 from Ben Ivey.   Not available Not available
22-1474 114. Notice of Campaign ContributionsFor notation pursuant to Section 2.92.080 of the City Code, receipt of campaign contributions of five hundred dollars or greater by Representative Isabel Salcido in the amounts of $2,500.00 by Richard Aguilar and $2,000.00 by TREPAC/Texas Association of Realtors Political Action Committee.   Not available Not available
22-1452 115. Requests to Issue Purchase OrdersThe linkage to the strategic plan is subsection 7.2 - Improve Competitiveness Through Infrastructure Improvements Impacting the Quality of Life. Award Summary: The award of Solicitation 2023-0209 On Call Median Maintenance to Border TM Industries, Inc. dba Xceed Resources for 2023-0209 On Call Median Maintenance, for a term of one (1) year for an estimated amount of $300,000.00. This contract will allow the on-call maintenance of City medians. Contract Variance: N/A Department: Environmental Services Award to: Border TM Industries, Inc. dba Xceed Resources El Paso, TX Initial Term: 1 year Annual Estimated Amount: $300,000.00 Total Estimated Award: $300,000.00 (1 year) Account No.: 532 - 2305 - 522210 - 32120 - P3215 Funding Source: Environmental Fee Fund District(s): All This is a Non-Competitive, service contract. The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing and Environmental Services Departments recommend award as indicated to Border TM Industries, Inc. dba Xceed Resources.   Not available Not available
22-1463 116. Best Value ProcurementThe linkage to Strategic Plan is subsection 1.5 - Stimulate economic growth through transit and bridges integration. Award Summary: Request that the Director of Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing Department be authorized to issue a Purchase Order to Ace Government Services referencing Contract 2017-1079 Janitorial Services - International Bridges. This will be a change order to increase the contract by $62,848.00 for a total amount not to exceed $691,336.00, The change order will cover expenses for the remainder of the contract term, February 28, 2023. Contract Variance: No contract variance Department: International Bridges Award to: Ace Government Services, LLC El Paso, TX Total Estimated Amount: $62,848.00 Account No.: 522060-564-3300-64830 Funding Source: Maintenance Service Contract - Janitorial District(s): All This is a Best Value, services contract.   Not available Not available
22-1475 117. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City of El Paso proudly honors and recognizes this November 11th as Marathon Petroleum Company and the creation of Refinery Veterans Network Day.   Not available Not available
22-1477 118. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to recognize the founders of La Parada and all of the community members that have contributed to more than twelve years of bringing people together to celebrate our local arts and culture.   Not available Not available
22-1473 119. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to direct staff to return with strategies for implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) within performing and resilience framework.   Not available Not available
22-1424 120. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City Council recognizes the talents of these young athletes in the City of El Paso at Cheer Force Athletics.   Not available Not available
22-1472 121. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to establish a landbank strategy and infill incentive program for affordable housing.   Not available Not available
22-1431 122. Operational Focus UpdatesUpdate on Median Maintenance.   Not available Not available
22-1366 123. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and discussion on El Paso Animal Services Medical Operations. [POSTPONED FROM 10-25-2022]   Not available Not available
22-1420 124. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and discussion on Pavement Condition Index (PCI) results. [POSTPONED FROM 10-25-2022]   Not available Not available
22-1429 125. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and discussion on the Neighborhood Traffic Management Program (NTMP). [POSTPONED FROM 11-08-2022]   Not available Not available
22-1422 126. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of Lots 25 through 32, Block 15, Highland Park Subdivision, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-5 (Residential) to A-O (Apartment/Office). The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code. The proposed rezoning meets the intent of the Future Land Use designation for the property and is in accordance with Plan El Paso, the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Subject Property: South of Detroit Avenue and East of Murchison Drive Applicant: T.J. Karam, PZRZ22-00028   Not available Not available
22-1435 127. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of the South 27 feet of Lots 30, 31, and 32, in Block 100, East El Paso, 1112 N. San Marcial Street, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-5 (Residential) to G-MU (General Mixed Use), and approving a master zoning plan. The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code. The proposed rezoning meets the intent of the Future Land Use designation for the property and is in accordance with Plan El Paso, the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Subject Property: 1112 N. San Marcial Street Applicant: Buck Money Johnston and Brian Campbell Bosworth, PZRZ22-00022   Not available Not available
22-1436 128. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 2.1 - Maintain standing as one of the nation’s top safest cities. Award Summary: Discussion and action on the request that the Director of the Purchasing and Strategic Sourcing Department be authorized to issue a Purchase Order(s) to Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP). Texas Commission on Fire Protection is a State Agency and the sole source for the TCFP certification in order to comply with the requirements under the Texas Administrative Code Title 37; Part 13; Chapter 421; Rule 421.17. Contract Variance: The difference in price, based on comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $5,550.00 for the annual estimated amount, which represents an 8.45% increase due to the number of uniformed employees increased. Department: Fire Award to: Texas Commission on Fire Protection Austin, TX Annual Estimated Amount: $71,250.00 Funding Source: Professional Licenses and Memberships Account No.: 322-1000-22020-544140-P2221 Districts(s): All Reference No.: 2023-0118 T   Not available Not available
22-1370 129. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsDiscussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Use, Construction, and Donation Agreement with Western Refining Company, LLC for use, construction and donation of improvements at Marina Rios Park. [POSTPONED FROM 10-25-2022]   Not available Not available
22-1457 230. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 7.2 - Improve competitiveness through infrastructure improvements impacting the quality of life. Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation 2022-0403 Padilla Street Reconstruction to ZTEX CONSTRUCTION, INC. for an estimated total amount of $3,007,588.00. The project scope consists of reconstructing Padilla Dr. from Playa Drain to Zaragoza Rd. Construction improvements include the demolition of concrete, asphaltic pavement, curb, hardscape, landscaping, sanitary sewer improvements, adjustment to existing vehicular gates, and upgrade of existing street signage. Department: Capital Improvement Award to: ZTEX CONSTRUCTION, INC. El Paso, TX Item(s): Base Bid I and Deductive Alternate 1, Base Bid II, and Base Bid III Initial Term: 300 Consecutive Calendar Days Base Bid I and Deductive Alternate 1: $2,069,321.40 Base Bid II: $466,619.60 Base Bid III: $471,647.00 Total Estimated Award: $3,007,588.00 Funding Source: 2013 Street Infrastructure and    Not available Not available
22-1440 131. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsDiscussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign a two year On-Call Professional Services Agreement to perform environmental services on a task-by-task basis by and between the City of El Paso and each of the following three (3) consultants: 1. Arcadis USA, Inc. 2. Souder Miller & Associates, Inc. 3. WSP USA Environment & Infrastructure, Inc. (formerly Wood Environment and Infrastructure Solution, Inc.) Each On Call Agreement will be for an amount not to exceed $300,000.00 and each agreement will include authorization for the City Engineer to approve additional Basic Services and Reimbursables for an amount not to exceed $50,000.00 and authorization for the City Engineer to approve Additional Services for an amount not to exceed $50,000.00 if the identified services are necessary for proper execution of identified project and if the increased amounts are within the appropriate budget identified of the project for a total amount of $400,000.00. In addition, the City Manager is authorized to establish the funding sources and make any necessary budget transfers   Not available Not available
22-1464 132. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 8.3: Enhance animal services to ensure El Paso's pets are provided a safe and healthy environment. Award Summary: Discussion and action of the award of Solicitation No. 2022-0850 Veterinary Medical Supplies (Re-Bid III) to Manuel Talamantes, III dba El Paso Veterinary Supply and Steris Corporation dba Hu-Friedy Mfg. Co. LLC, for an initial term of three (3) years for an estimated amount of $1,153,238.58. This contract will allow Animal Services to procure surgical, medications, antibiotics, test kits and other medical supplies needed for animals in their care. Contract Variance: The difference in price based on comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $379,571.61 for the initial term, which represents a 49.06% increase due to quantity and price increases. Department: Animal Services Vendor # 1: Manuel Talamantes, III dba El Paso Veterinary Supply El Paso, TX Item(s): Group I (Items 1-4, 7, 9-58, 61-81 and 83) Group II (Items 1-9, 12-31, 34-62, 64-73 and 75-96) Initial Term: 3 years    Not available Not available
22-1271 133. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of the property described as Lot 3, Block 42, Magoffin Addition, 815 Tays Street, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from A-3 (Apartment) and C-1 (Commercial) to S-D (Special Development), pursuant to Section 20.04.360, and approving a detailed site development plan pursuant to Section 20.04.150 and 20.10.360 of the El Paso City Code to allow for an office and district area, front yard setback and side yard setback reductions as permitted in the S-D (Special Development) zone district. The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code. The proposed rezoning meets the intent of the Future Land Use designation for the property and is in accordance with Plan El Paso, the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Subject Property: 815 Tays Street Applicant: ALU-Copper A R LLC. - PZRZ22-00026   Not available Not available
22-1272 134. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting Special Permit No. PZST22-00008, to allow for parking spaces (serving another property) on the property described as Tract 6-B and 18-B, Block 4, Upper Valley Surveys, 5020 Country Club Place, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, pursuant to Section 20.04.260 of the El Paso City Code. The penalty being as provided in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code. The proposed special permit meets the intent of the Future Land Use designation for the property and is in accordance with Plan El Paso, the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Subject Property: 5020 Country Club Place Applicant: El Paso Country Club - PZST22-00008   Not available Not available
22-1296 235. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of Lots 1 and 2, Block 6, Highland Park, 1837 Grandview Avenue, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-5 (Residential) to A-O (Apartment/Office), and imposing a condition. The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code. The proposed rezoning meets the intent of the Future Land Use designation for the property and is in accordance with Plan El Paso, the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Subject Property: 1837 Grandview Ave. Applicant: Marcela V. De Panetta, PZRZ21-00033   Not available Not available
22-1298 136. OrdinancesAn Ordinance releasing conditions No. 2 and No. 3 placed on property by Ordinance No. 5193 which changed the zoning of portion of H. F. Fisher Survey No. 293, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code. The proposed condition release meets the intent of the Future Land Use designation for the property and is in accordance with Plan El Paso, the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Subject Property: 1837 Grandview Ave. Applicant: Marcela V. De Panetta, PZCR22-00001   Not available Not available
22-1310 137. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Lots 14 through 26, Block 4, Hughes Subdivision of Block 2, Alameda Acres, 5713 Welch Avenue, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from S-D/sp (Special Development/special permit) to M-1 (Light Manufacturing), and imposing conditions. The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code. The proposed rezoning meets the intent of the Future Land Use designation for the property and is in accordance with Plan El Paso, the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Subject Property: 5713 Welch Ave. Applicant: Jose Manuel Valenzuela and Maria Del Sol Covarrubias, PZRZ22-00016 [POSTPONED FROM 11-08-2022]   Not available Not available
22-1359 238. OrdinancesAn Ordinance vacating a 3.81 acre portion of Threadgill Avenue, Ranchito Avenue, Roanoke Avenue, Rutledge Place, and Albany Drive, located within Los Ranchitos Subdivision, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. Applicant: El Paso Water Utilities - Public Service Board, SURW22-00007   Not available Not available
22-1462 139. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Chapter 380 Economic Development Program Agreement (“Agreement”) by and between CITY OF EL PASO (“City”) and LEGATE CO TEXAS, LLC (“Applicant”) in support of the renovation of a mixed-use building located in the downtown El Paso. The Agreement requires the Applicant to make a minimum investment of $421,046.   Not available Not available
22-1454 140. Other BusinessPresentation, discussion and action on the FY 2021-2022 4th Quarter Financial Report and to authorize the City Manager or his designee to allocate year-end surplus to the Operating and Debt Stabilization Fund.   Not available Not available
22-1458 141. Other BusinessPresentation and discussion and action on coordination regarding Frontera Road congestion.   Not available Not available