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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/17/2024 9:00 AM Minutes status: *** DRAFT ***  
Meeting location: COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, 300 N. CAMPBELL AND VIRTUALLY
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: 01-17-2024 Regular City  Council Meeting Minutes 01-17-2024 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes Meeting Extra1: Not available  
Agenda packet: Agenda Packet Agenda Packet
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
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24-46 11. MinutesApproval of the Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of January 3, 2024.   Not available Video Video
24-47 12. Request to ExcuseREQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS   Not available Video Video
24-90 13. ResolutionsA Resolution that the City Manager, or designee, be authorized to sign an Underground Electrical and Transformer Pad Easement, granting an easement to the El Paso Electric Company to provide electrical power to property in the vicinity of the El Paso International Airport at 6631 Montana Avenue, legally described as a .0192-acre parcel situate within the corporate limits of the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas a portion of lot 15, Block 5, El Paso International Airport Tracks Replat of Unit 3, El Paso County Texas, as filed in Volume 28, Page 46, El Paso County Plat Records.   Not available Video Video
24-93 14. ResolutionsThat the City Manager be authorized to sign an Agreement for Professional Services by and between the City of El Paso and WSP USA Environment & Infrastructure Inc., a Nevada Corporation authorized to transact business in Texas, for a project known as “EPIA Relocation of Taxiway M - Geotechnical & Materials Testing” for an amount not to exceed $224,785.00; 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 $324,785.00; 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 Video Video
24-94 15. ResolutionsThat the City Manager be authorized to sign an Agreement for Professional Services by and between the City of El Paso and Professional Service Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corporation authorized to transact business in Texas, for a project known as “EPIA Reconstruction of Taxiway G - Geotechnical & Materials Testing” for an amount not to exceed $214,820.00; 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 $314,820.00; 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 Video Video
24-89 16. ResolutionsA Resolution approving a detailed site development plan for Lot 21, Block 2, Valumbrosa, 9237 Alameda Avenue, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, pursuant to Section 20.04.150. The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code. The proposed detailed site development 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: 9237 Alameda Avenue Applicant: Bel-Bran Properties I, LLC, PZDS23-00037   Not available Video Video
24-91 17. ResolutionsThat the Solid Waste liens on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved. (See Attachment A)   Not available Video Video
24-118 18. Board AppointmentsMatthew Behrens to the Regional Renewable Energy Advisory Council by Representative Chris Canales, District 8.   Not available Video Video
24-125 19. Board AppointmentsStefanie Anderson to the Regional Renewable Energy Advisory Council by Representative Isabel Salcido, District 5.   Not available Video Video
24-97 110. 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
24-98 111. 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 exceeding the three (3) year limit. (See Attachment C)   Not available Video Video
24-72 112. Notice for NotationFor notation only, the P-Card Transactions for the period of October 19 to November 20, 2023 and November 21 to December 20, 2023 for Mayor, City Council Representatives, City Attorney’s Office, City Manager’s Office and staff.   Not available Video Video
24-129 113. Notice of Campaign ContributionsFor notation pursuant to Section 2.92.080 of the City Code, receipt of campaign contributions by Representative Cassandra Hernandez: $1,500 from El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association.   Not available Video Video
24-127 114. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to approve a Resolution that recognizes Lieutenant James “Jay” Nicholson as the newly elected President of the El Paso Association of Firefighters, Local 51.   Not available Video Video
24-132 115. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action directing the City Manager and City Attorney to collaborate with the City Of El Paso Employees Retirement Trust on proposed City Code section 2.64 amendments that were recommended by the Pension Board.   Not available Video Video
24-130 116. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action directing the City Manager and City Attorney to develop an amendment to Title 7 to ban surgical procedures on domestic animals with no medical necessity, including aesthetic procedures such as cosmetic caudectomy (commonly known as “tail docking”) and cosmetic otoplasty (commonly known as “ear cropping”) as well as other elective functional alterations for owner convenience such as onychectomy (also known as partial digital amputation or commonly “declawing”) and ventriculocordectomy (also known as devocalization or commonly “debarking” or “demeowing”); and further directing that this amendment shall be constructed so as not to ban procedures such as spay/neuter or minor ear clipping related to a sanctioned Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) program; and further directing that proposed amendments be presented to the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee for their recommendation, and that staff return to the City Council with a draft amendment and recommendations within 90 days.   Not available Video Video
23-1592 217. Operational Focus UpdatesDiscussion on City Council-requested action to develop additional Police Department policies with respect to gender-diverse individuals and bias-free policing. [POSTPONED FROM 12-12-2023 AND 01-17-2024]   Not available Video Video
23-1591 118. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and update on behalf of the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Cross Functional Team. [POSTPONED FROM 12-12-2023 AND 01-17-2024]   Not available Video Video
24-95 119. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsDiscussion and action on the award of Task Order #3V-1 for Solicitation 2022-0678, Fire Station #16 Renovations to Veliz Construction for a total estimated award of $1,399,450.03   Not available Not available
24-104 120. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is Subsection: 6.6 Ensure continued financial stability and accountability through sound financial management, budgeting, and reporting. Award Summary: The award of solicitation 2024-0028R Depository Services to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., for a five (5) year term for an estimated amount of $1,400,000.00. The contract will allow for the processing of depository, investment, and banking services for the City of El Paso. Contract Variance: No contract variance, replacement contract. Department: Office of the Comptroller Award to: Wells Fargo Bank City & State: Houston, TX Item(s): All Initial Term: 5 Years Option Term: N/A Total Contract Time: 5 Years Annual Estimated Award: N/A Initial Term Estimated Award: $1,400,000.00 Option Term Estimated Award: N/A Total Estimated Award $1,400,000.00 Account(s) N/A Funding Source(s): Earnings credit on available demand deposit balances and Investment earnings on excess cash balances District(s): All This was a Request for Proposals Procurement - service contract. The Purchasing & Strategic   Not available Not available
24-04 121. 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 Not available
24-07 222. 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 Not available
24-42 123. 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 Not available
24-43 124. 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 Not available
24-44 125. 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 Not available
24-92 126. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign an Agreement for Professional Services by and between the City of El Paso and Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc., a Texas Corporation, for a project known as “EPIA Reconstruction of Taxiway Golf, Relocation of Taxiway M, General Ramp Reconstruction Rebid - Construction Management & Inspection Services” for an amount not to exceed $2,428,187.00; 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 $2,528,187.00; 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