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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/18/2023 9:00 AM Minutes status: *** DRAFT ***  
Meeting location: COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, 300 N. CAMPBELL AND VIRTUALLY
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: 01-8-2023 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes Meeting Extra1: Not available  
Agenda packet: Agenda Packet Agenda Packet
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23-91 11. MinutesApproval of the Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of January 3, 2023 and the Special Meeting of December 23, 2022.   Not available Video Video
23-92 12. Request to ExcuseREQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS   Not available Video Video
23-66 13. ResolutionsThat the City Manager, or designee, be authorized to sign a Non-Federal Reimbursable Agreement (AJW-FN-CSA-22-SW-005016) between the City of El Paso and the Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) whereby the FAA will provide oversight of services necessary for construction phases and Engineering support for review of plans and specifications for the relocation of FAA owned Runway End Identification Lights system and cables at Runway 08R due to Taxiway M relocation, and reconfiguration of adjacent connectors and taxiways and runway resurfacing, impacting multiple FAA facilities, equipment, signal and power cables related to airfield projects at El Paso International Airport, El Paso, Texas.   Not available Not available
23-44 14. ResolutionsThat the Mayor of the City of El Paso be authorized to sign the Interlocal Agreement between the County of El Paso, Texas and the City of El Paso, Texas to allow residents of the County of El Paso to use the Greater El Paso Landfill to dispose of collected trash in exchange for $16.00 per token of collected trash, in an amount not to exceed $32,000 per year. That the City Manager or designee be authorized to sign any additional related paperwork, including all understanding and assurances contained therein, and accept, reject, alter, or terminate the resulting Interlocal Agreement, authorized budget transfer and submit necessary revisions to the operational plan. No cash match is required.   Not available Video Video
23-46 25. ResolutionsThat the Solid Waste liens on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved (See Attachment A).   Not available Video Video
23-41 16. ResolutionsThat the Mayor of the City of El Paso be authorized to sign the Interlocal Agreement between the City of El Paso and the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo for the sale of two (2) LR-TS36S Longray Therman Foggers to Pueblo, which are no longer required or used by the City of El Paso, to be used exclusively by Pueblo, to allow Pueblo to combat the spread of mosquito populations in the area and which serves a municipal purpose as it would benefit the overall health and safety of City’s residents. That the City Manager or designee be authorized to sign any additional related paperwork, including all understanding and assurances contained therein, and accept, reject, alter, or terminate the resulting Interlocal Agreement, and be authorized to submit necessary revisions to the operational plan and make any budget transfers necessary to accomplish the purpose of this resolution.   Not available Video Video
23-87 17. Board Re-AppointmentsPaulina Lagos to the Historic Landmark Commission by Representative Cassandra Hernandez, District 3.   Not available Video Video
23-83 28. Board Re-AppointmentsVictor Vazquez, Jr. to the Civil Service Commission by Representative Alexsandra Annello, District 2.   Not available Video Video
23-53 19. Board AppointmentsFabian Uribe to the Zoning Board of Adjustment by Representative Isabel Salcido, District 5.   Not available Video Video
23-80 210. Board AppointmentsMichael Adjemian to the Citizen’s Accessibility Advisory Committee by Representative Cassandra Hernandez, District 3.   Not available Video Video
23-55 111. Applications for Tax RefundsThat the tax refunds listed on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved. 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. (See Attachment B)   Not available Video Video
23-56 112. BidsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 4.2 - Create innovative recreational, educational and cultural programs. Request that the Managing Director of Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing be authorized to issue a Purchase Order to Olus Distributing referencing Contract 2021-1247 Animal Food Produce. This will be a change order to increase the contract by $53,115.50 for a total amount not to exceed $304,480.50. This change order will cover expenses for the remainder of the contract. Contract Variance: No contract variance. ? Department:? Zoo Award to:? Olus Distributing ? El Paso, TX Total Estimated Award:? $53,115.50 Account No:? 452 - 3400 - 52140 - 531100 - P5241 Funding Source: ? Zoo Operations Fund District(s):? All ? This is a Low Bid, unit price contract.   Not available Video Video
23-54 113. BidsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 7.5 - Set one standard for infrastructure across the city. Award Summary: Request that the Managing Director of Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing be authorized to issue a Purchase Order to Mario Alberto Gonzalez dba MG Evergreen LLC referencing Contract 2019-784 Brio RTS Landscape Maintenance. This will be a change order to increase the award by $117,430.30 for a total amount not to exceed $587,151.50. This change order will allow adding services to this contract for the landscape maintenance of Montana Brio RTS for the duration of the contract. Department: Streets and Maintenance Award to: Mario Alberto Gonzalez dba MG Evergreen LLC El Paso, TX Total Estimated Amount: $117,430.30 Account No.: 532 - 2305 - 522210 - 32120 - P3215 Funding Source: General Fund District(s): All   Not available Video Video
23-88 114. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to review recommendations, items, and amendments for the May 2023 Charter Amendment Election.   Not available Video Video
23-86 115. Operational Focus UpdatesUPDATE ONLY: Cross Functional Team Update - Short-term Rental Ordinance.   Not available Video Video
23-11 116. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation, discussion and action by the City Manager’s Office and Office of Emergency Management providing information on key activities, efforts, and processes related to the migrant crisis. [POSTPONED FROM 01-03-2023]   Not available Video Video
23-10 217. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and discussion by the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Cross-Functional Team providing information on key activities, efforts, and processes. 1. Overview (Tommy Gonzalez) 2. City Attorney Overview (Karla Nieman) a) State Disaster Declaration b) Emergency Ordinances c) Greg Abbott, in his official capacity as Governor of Texas v. City of El Paso & Statewide Mask Mandate Litigation d) Additional Updates 3. Team Lead Report: a) Health Focus (Hector Ocaranza, M.D.) i. COVID-19 Update ii. Influenza Update iii. RSV Update 4. City Manager Wrap-up (Tommy Gonzalez) [POSTPONED FROM 01-03-2023]   Not available Video Video
23-38 118. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and discussion on Community Cats. [POSTPONED FROM 01-03-2023]   Not available Video Video
23-57 219. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting a Special Privilege License to the County of El Paso for the construction, installation, maintenance, use and repair of 540 linear feet of all necessary, desirable, subsurface wires, cables, underground conduit, manholes or other structures and appurtenances in connection with telecommunication systems and fiber optic, conduit and cables within a portion of City right-of-way underneath Campbell Street and First Avenue; setting the license term for a term of five (5) years with two (2) renewable five (5) year terms. Location: generally, along a portion of First Avenue and Campbell Street Applicant: County of El Paso, PSPN22-00007   Not available Video Video
23-61 120. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 15, (Public Services), Chapter 15.08 (Street Rentals), Section 15. 08.160 (Mobile Billboards) of the El Paso City Code to extend the current permitting pilot program by one year. The penalty is as provided for in Section 15.08.160 of the El Paso City Code. [POSTPONED FROM 01-31-2023]   Not available Video Video
23-63 121. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 15 (Public Services), Chapter 15.08 (Street Rentals), Section 15.08.150 (Shared Mobility Devices), to extend the current permitting pilot program by one year. The penalty is as provided in Section 15.08.150 of the El Paso City Code.   Not available Video Video
23-62 122. OrdinancesAn Ordinance vacating a portion of Allegheny Drive Rights-of-way (54 feet wide) adjacent to Lots 3 and 4, Block 1B and Lot 4, Block 1C, El Paso International Airport Tracts Unit Six Replat, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. Applicant: El Paso International Airport - City of El Paso, SURW22-00012   Not available Video Video
23-50 123. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 1.4 - Grow the core business of air transportation. Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation 2023-0199 El Paso International Airport Terminal Ceiling and Lighting Improvements to Hensel Phelps Construction Co. for an estimated award of $9,737,000.00. The El Paso International Airport will modernize the interior of the terminal building by installing new ceiling and lighting throughout the first and second levels of the terminal. Department: Capital Improvement Award to: Hensel Phelps Construction Co. Greeley, CO Item(s): Base Bid I Initial Term: 510 Consecutive Calendar Days Base Bid I: $9,737,000.00 Total Estimated Award: $9,737,000.00 Funding Source: Airport Terminal Program Grant and Airport Enterprise Account: 562-3010-62335-580270- G62A204002 562-3080-62335-580270- G62A204002 District(s): All This is a Low Bid procurement, lump sum contract. The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing and Capital Improvement Departments recommend award as indicated to Hensel Phelps Construction Co., the lowes   Not available Video Video
23-51 124. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to Strategic Plan is subsection 2.3 - Increase public safety operational efficiency. Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2023-0054 - Security Guard Services - Municipal Court to TriCorps Security, Inc., for an initial term of three (3) years for an initial estimated amount of $1,642,980.00. The award also includes a two (2) year option for an estimated amount of $1,095,320.00. The total amount of the contract is, including the initial term plus the option for a total of five (5) years, for an estimated amount of $2,738,300.00. This contract will provide security guard services that will cover 24-hour weekday, weekend, and holiday; and bailiff and prisoner transport services. Contract Variance: The difference based in comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $493,294.80 for the initial term, which represents a 42.91% increase due to an increase in hourly rates. Department: Municipal Court Award to: TriCorps Security, Inc. Oklahoma City, Ok Item(s): All Initial Term: 3 Years Option    Not available Video Video
23-59 125. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection: 2.1 - Maintain standing as one of the nation’s top safest cities. Discussion and action on the request that the Managing Director of the Purchasing and Strategic Sourcing Department be authorized to issue a Purchase Order(s) to Zoll Medical Corporation, the sole source provider for the cardiac monitor defibrillators for a term of one (1) year for an estimated amount of $370,052.72. This contract will allow standardization of cardiac monitor defibrillators for the Mobile Integrated Health Team and two new Rescues #36 and #38. Contract Variance: No contract variance.? Department:? Fire Award to:? Zoll Medical Corporation ? Chelmsford, MA Total Estimated Award:? $370,052.72 Account No:? 580090-2235-322-22135-PHS06-G21CSLFRF 580062-4820-190-29090-PCP20FDSTATIO36 580062-4820-190-29090-PCP20FDSTATIO38 Funding Source: ? COVID Relief Fund and Public Safety Bond District(s):? All Reference No. 2023-0033 ? This is a Sole Source, unit price contract. The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing and the Fire Depa   Not available Video Video
22-1537 126. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution approving capital improvements totaling approximately $7,930,335.00, updating the document known as the “Five Year Capital Maintenance Improvement Plan for the Ballpark” for FY2023 through FY2027 and approving the use of 5-year ballpark revenues and proceeds from the sale of capital assets as funding sources for the Plan and authorizing the City Manager to make all necessary budget transfers to complete the improvements. Funding sources are from 5 Year Ballpark Revenue $5,851,983 and Proceeds from the Sale of Capital Assets $2,078,352. [POSTPONED FROM 12-13-2022 AND 01-18-2023]   Not available Video Video
23-17 1EX1. Executive SessionApplication of El Paso Electric Company for Approval of Limited Code of Conduct Waivers and Associated Amendments to its Code of Conduct and Compliance Plan, Public Utility Commission of Texas Docket No. 54383. Matter No. 21-1008-204 (551.071) [POSTPONED FROM 01-03-2023]   Not available Not available
23-51 124. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to Strategic Plan is subsection 2.3 - Increase public safety operational efficiency. Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2023-0054 - Security Guard Services - Municipal Court to TriCorps Security, Inc., for an initial term of three (3) years for an initial estimated amount of $1,642,980.00. The award also includes a two (2) year option for an estimated amount of $1,095,320.00. The total amount of the contract is, including the initial term plus the option for a total of five (5) years, for an estimated amount of $2,738,300.00. This contract will provide security guard services that will cover 24-hour weekday, weekend, and holiday; and bailiff and prisoner transport services. Contract Variance: The difference based in comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $493,294.80 for the initial term, which represents a 42.91% increase due to an increase in hourly rates. Department: Municipal Court Award to: TriCorps Security, Inc. Oklahoma City, Ok Item(s): All Initial Term: 3 Years Option    Not available Video Video