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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: *** REVISED ***
Meeting date/time: 1/3/2024 9:00 AM Minutes status: *** DRAFT ***  
Meeting location: COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, 300 N. CAMPBELL AND VIRTUALLY
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: 01-03-2024 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes 01-03-2024 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes Meeting Extra1: Not available  
Agenda packet: Agenda Packet Agenda Packet
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24-30 11. MinutesApproval of the Minutes of the Regular City Council Meetings of December 5, 2023 and December 12, 2023, and the Special City Council Meeting of December 18, 2023.   Not available Video Video
24-31 12. Request to ExcuseREQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS   Not available Video Video
24-05 23. ResolutionsA Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a Chapter 380 Economic Development Program Agreement (“Agreement”) by and between CITY OF EL PASO (“City”) and PEDRO MORALES & FRANCISCA MORALES (“Applicant”) in support of an infill development project located at 7833 Mount Latona Dr., El Paso, Texas 79904. The Agreement requires the Applicant to make a minimum investment of $90,000.00. Over the term of the Agreement, the City shall provide economic incentives not to exceed $5,211.94 in the form of a Real Property Tax Rebate, a Construction Materials Sales Tax Rebate, and a Building Construction Fee Rebate.   Not available Video Video
24-38 14. ResolutionsA Resolution that the City Manager or designee, be authorized to sign an Agreement for Professional Services by and between the City of El Paso and Kronberg Wall Architects LLC for a project known as “Title 18 - Building Code Amendments”, for an amount not to exceed two hundred forty thousand, five hundred and no/100 dollars ($240,500.00); and that the City Engineer without further authorization from the City Council and in a form approved by the City Attorney, increase the total payment identified for all basic services and reimbursable performed pursuant to this Agreement in the amount not to exceed fifty thousand ($50,000.00) if such services are necessary for the proper execution of the Project and the increased amounts are within the appropriate budget identified for the identified Project. In addition, the City Manager, or designee, is authorized to establish the funding sources and make any necessary budget transfers and execute any and all documents necessary for execution of the agreement for Professional Services. In addition, the City Manager, or designee, is authorized to   Not available Video Video
24-45 15. ResolutionsA Resolution that the City Manager, or designee, be authorized to sign a First Amendment to the Crosswinds Entertainment District Lease by and between the City of El Paso (“Lessor”) and Anzures & Son, LLC (“Lessee”) to delay the Rent Commencement an additional twelve (12) months and to provide credit for six (6) months of rent and credit for $3,265.79 for a single month’s rent as a result of $25,405.37 of In-Kind Services performed by Lessee.   Not available Video Video
23-1614 16. ResolutionsThat the Planning and Inspection Liens on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved. (See Attachment A)   Not available Video Video
23-1635 17. ResolutionsThat the Mayor is hereby authorized to sign an Interlocal Agreement between the City of El Paso (the “City”) and the Ysleta Independent School District (the “District”), to set out to enhance the quantity and quality of recreational and athletic facility uses available to the residents of the City, at no cost to the City through the shared use of public indoor and outdoor athletic and recreational facilities, owned by each entity. In addition, the City Manager or designee is hereby authorized to execute any necessary documents to carry out the agreement.   Not available Video Video
24-85 18. Special AppointmentsA Resolution that the City of El Paso re-appoint Jackie York as a regular appointee to the Central Appraisal District Board of Directors.   Not available Video Video
24-86 19. Special AppointmentsA Resolution that the City of El Paso re-appoint Tanny Berg as a regular appointee to the Central Appraisal District Board of Directors.   Not available Video Video
24-32 110. Board Re-AppointmentsRepresentative Joe Molinar to the City of El Paso Employees Retirement Trust Board of Trustees by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Video Video
24-33 111. Board Re-AppointmentsRepresentative Art Fierro to the City of El Paso Employees Retirement Trust Board of Trustees by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Video Video
24-87 112. Notice for NotationAccept the donation of $500 from Galileo Church in Fort Worth, Texas to go toward the production and distribution of gender-neutral bathroom signs through LGBTQIA+ organizations of El Paso, such as Mountain Star Pride and Stonewall Democrats of El Paso, and in doing so is in alignment with the City of El Paso's ordinance, Chapter 5.19, on gender-neutral signage for single-user restrooms, which goes into effect on January 1, 2024.   Not available Video Video
24-77 113. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to direct staff to review the position of the El Paso Civil Service Commission Recorder and return with recommendations.   Not available Video Video
24-84 214. Members of the City CouncilPresentation and discussion regarding the El Paso Water budget workshop - FY 2024-2025 Budget Overview; FY 2024-2025 Stormwater operating and Capital Improvement Budget; FY 2024-2025 Water, Wastewater and Reclaimed Water Operating and Capital Improvement Budget; Proposed Rules and Regulation Changes, including rate and fee adjustments.   Not available Video Video
24-23 115. Operational Focus UpdatesClimate and Sustainability Management Update.   Not available Video Video
24-25 116. Other BusinessDiscussion and action to authorize the City Manager to sign and enter into a subrecipient agreement with Workforce Solutions Borderplex to assist with the Climate Fellowship program and workforce development analysis as a key deliverable under the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Climate Pollution Reduction Grant (CPRG) Program.   Not available Video Video
24-28 117. Other BusinessDiscussion and action to approve a Resolution to authorize the City Manager to enter into a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) with all members of the Leadership Steering Committee relating to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Climate Pollution Reduction Grant (CPRG) program.   Not available Video Video
24-83 118. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection: 8.4 Reduce operational energy consumption. Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation 2023-0670R Climate Action Plan to AECOM Technical Services, Inc., for a four (4) year term for an estimated amount of $1,239,235.00. The contract will allow for the development of the city’s first formalized Climate Action Plan (CAP). Contract Variance: No contract variance, new contract Department: Community & Human Development Award to: AECOM Technical Services, Inc. City & State: Chicago, IL Initial Term: 4 Years Option Term: N/A Total Contract Time: 4 Years Annual Estimated Award: $309,808.75 Initial Term Estimated Award: $1,239,235.00 Option Term Estimated Award: N/A Total Estimated Award: $1,239,235.00 Accounts: 190 - 4825 - 29130 - 522270 - PCP23CLIMATEPLN 471 - 2465 - 71004 - 522150 - G7124CPRG Funding Sources: Community Progress Bond 2022 EPA-CPRG Grant District(s): ALL Contract Variance: No contract variance, new contract. This was a Request for Pr   Not available Video Video
24-04 119. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 016528 to modify requirements for membership on the Board of Directors of the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Five, City of El Paso, Texas. [POSTPONED FROM 01-17-2024 AND 01-30-2024]   Not available Video Video
24-07 220. OrdinancesAn Ordinance of the City Council of the City of El Paso, Texas, approving amendment number twenty-three to the Project and Financing Plan for Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Five, City of El Paso, Texas, amending the plan to update the projected tax increment reinvestment zone revenue and establishing project cost categories. [POSTPONED FROM 01-17-2024 AND 01-30-2024]   Not available Video Video
24-42 121. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a Purchase and Sale Agreement, a Deed and any other documents necessary to convey approximately 7.006 acres of land legally described as out of a portion of Tracts 3A and 5A, now known as Tracts 3A3 and 5A1, Block 7, Ysleta Grant, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas.   Not available Video Video
24-43 122. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a Purchase and Sale Agreement, a Deed and any other documents necessary to convey approximately 0.11 acres of land legally described as the North 40 feet of Lots 12 to 16, Map No. 3, Block 99, Bassett’s Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas.   Not available Video Video
24-44 123. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a Purchase and Sale Agreement, a Deed and any other documents necessary to convey approximately 0.025 acres of land legally described as Lot 25, Block 3, Colonia Miramonte Addition Unit One, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas.   Not available Video Video
24-27 224. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting Special Permit No. PZST23-00013, to allow for an adult day care center on the property described as a portion of Block 52, Government Hill Addition, 4115 Trowbridge Drive, 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: 4115 Trowbridge Drive Applicant: Jireh Shiloh, LLC, PZST23-00013   Not available Video Video
24-34 125. 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 of the award of Solicitation 2023-0424 Electric Cart Operator to Goodwill Industries of El Paso Inc. for an initial term of three (3) years for an estimated amount of $352,800.00. The award also includes a two (2) year option for an estimated amount of $235,200.00. The total contract time is for five (5) years for a total estimated amount of $588,000.00. This contract will provide courtesy passenger shuttle service for passengers with limited mobility, those traveling with small children or any passenger that may need assistance to and from their gate. Contract Variance: The difference based in comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $68,175.00 for the initial term, which represents a 23.95% due to additional hours added and an increase in the billable rate. Department: El Paso International Airport Award to: Goodwill Industries of El Paso Inc. City & State: El Paso, TX Item(s): All Initia   Not available Video Video
24-19 126. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on an Emergency Ordinance extending Emergency Ordinance No. 019333 authorizing the City Manager to assign personnel and resources to assist in addressing the humanitarian and public safety crisis resulting from a mass migration through El Paso.   Not available Video Video
24-20 227. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on an Emergency Ordinance extending Emergency Ordinance No. 019485 due to a humanitarian, security, and economic crisis resulting from a mass migration through El Paso.   Not available Video Video
23-1633 128. Other BusinessDiscussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign a two year On-Call Agreement for Professional Services to perform mechanical & electrical services on a task order basis by and between the City of El Paso and each of the following two (2) consultants: 1. Bath Group, LLC 2. Cardina Consulting, LLC Each On-Call Agreement will be for an amount not to exceed Three Hundred Thousand and No/00 Dollars ($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 Fifty Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($50,000.00) and authorization for the City Engineer to approve Additional Services for an amount not to exceed Fifty Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($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 for a project. In addition, the City Manager, or designee, is authorized to establish the funding sources and make any necessary budget transfers and execute any   Not available Video Video
24-39 129. Other BusinessDiscussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign a two-year On-Call Agreement for Professional Services to perform Municipal Solid Waste Engineering Services on a task basis by and between the City of El Paso and each of the following three (3) consultants: Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc, and Stearns, Conrad and Schmidt Consulting Engineers, Inc. Each On Call Agreement will be for an amount not to exceed $400,000.   Not available Video Video
24-40 1EX1. Executive SessionKasco Ventures, Inc. v. City of El Paso; Cause No. 2021DCV1165. Matter No. 21-1003-1154 (551.071)   Not available Video Video
24-41 1EX2. Executive SessionStatus of Contractor’s Bankruptcy on City Contracts. HQ 23-578 (551.071)   Not available Video Video
24-88 1EX3. Executive SessionTexas Legislative Special Session 88(4) Senate Bill 4 related to illegal entry or presence in this state (551.071).   Not available Video Video
24-83 118. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection: 8.4 Reduce operational energy consumption. Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation 2023-0670R Climate Action Plan to AECOM Technical Services, Inc., for a four (4) year term for an estimated amount of $1,239,235.00. The contract will allow for the development of the city’s first formalized Climate Action Plan (CAP). Contract Variance: No contract variance, new contract Department: Community & Human Development Award to: AECOM Technical Services, Inc. City & State: Chicago, IL Initial Term: 4 Years Option Term: N/A Total Contract Time: 4 Years Annual Estimated Award: $309,808.75 Initial Term Estimated Award: $1,239,235.00 Option Term Estimated Award: N/A Total Estimated Award: $1,239,235.00 Accounts: 190 - 4825 - 29130 - 522270 - PCP23CLIMATEPLN 471 - 2465 - 71004 - 522150 - G7124CPRG Funding Sources: Community Progress Bond 2022 EPA-CPRG Grant District(s): ALL Contract Variance: No contract variance, new contract. This was a Request for Pr   Not available Video Video