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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/13/2024 9:00 AM Minutes status: *** DRAFT ***  
Meeting location: COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, 300 N. CAMPBELL AND VIRTUALLY
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Agenda packet: Agenda Packet Agenda Packet
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24-189 11. MinutesApproval of the Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of January 30, 2024 and the Special City Council Meeting of January 29, 2024.   Not available Video Video
24-49 12. Request to ExcuseREQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS   Not available Video Video
24-183 13. ResolutionsA Resolution that the Interim City Manager, or designee, be authorized to sign a Third Amendment to the Air Cargo Center Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and United Parcel Service, Inc. for 301 George Perry Blvd., Suite E, El Paso, Texas, to increase the aircraft parking apron and ground service equipment parking to 251,820 square feet, an increase of 29,820 square feet.   Not available Video Video
24-209 14. ResolutionsA Resolution authorizing the City Manager to direct City staff to follow the recommendations outlined in the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Equitable Economic Development Playbook to create strategies to improve economic mobility for small businesses, particularly those that are minority-and women-owned in the City of El Paso, Texas.   Not available Video Video
24-187 15. ResolutionsThat the Solid Waste liens on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved (See Attachment A).   Not available Video Video
24-208 16. ResolutionsA Resolution approving a detailed site development plan for a portion of Lot 5, Block 2, The Village at Eastpointe, 8300 Burnham Road, 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: 8300 Burnham Rd. Applicant: Miguel Vargas, PZDS23-00030   Not available Video Video
24-185 17. ResolutionsApprove a Resolution to authorize the City Manager or designee to enter into contract and amendments to contracts to carry out the 2024 Public Art Plan.   Not available Not available
24-186 18. ResolutionsThat 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 the property legally described as a Portion of Section 17, Block 81, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys, and Lot 4, Block 1, Animal Services Pond, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas.   Not available Not available
24-192 19. ResolutionsThat the City Manager, or designee, be authorized to sign an Advance Funding Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and the State of Texas, acting by and through the Texas Department of Transportation, for the replacement or rehabilitation of the El Paso Street Bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad as part of the Highway Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation Program (“HBRRP”) for a total estimated project cost of $420,000.00 of which the estimated local government participation amount is $0.00 plus the direct cost, if any, of any project cost item that is not eligible for federal participation under the HBRRP. Further, that the City Manager, or designee, is authorized to sign all documents, agreement amendments, and perform all actions required to carry out the obligations of the City under this agreement.   Not available Not available
24-193 110. ResolutionsThat the City Manager, or designee, be authorized to sign an Advance Funding Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and the State of Texas, acting by and through the Texas Department of Transportation, for the replacement or rehabilitation of the Campbell Street Bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad as part of the Highway Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation Program (“HBRRP”) for a total estimated project cost of $750,000.00 of which the estimated local government participation amount is $0.00 plus the direct cost, if any, of any project cost item that is not eligible for federal participation under the HBRRP. Further, that the City Manager, or designee, is authorized to sign all documents, agreement amendments, and perform all actions required to carry out the obligations of the City under this agreement.   Not available Not available
24-228 111. Board Re-AppointmentsSandie Olivar to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board by Representative Brian Kennedy, District 1.   Not available Not available
24-226 112. Board Re-AppointmentsRicharda Duffy Momsen to the Ethics Review Commission by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Not available
24-227 113. Board Re-AppointmentsBruce Yetter to the Ethics Review Commission by Representative Brian Kennedy, District 1.   Not available Not available
24-229 114. Board Re-AppointmentsArnulfo Hernandez to the Ethics Review Commission by Representative Art Fierro, District 6.   Not available Not available
24-239 115. Board Re-AppointmentsElena Grasheim to the Ethics Review Commission by Representative Cassandra Hernandez, District 3.   Not available Not available
24-236 116. Board AppointmentsRose A. Lucero to the Committee on Border Relations by Representative Henry Rivera, District 7.   Not available Not available
24-232 117. Board AppointmentsMargaret L. Livingston to the City Plan Commission by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Not available
24-234 118. Board AppointmentsRoberto Franco to the Capital Improvements Advisory Committee by Representative Henry Rivera, District 7.   Not available Not available
24-225 119. Board AppointmentsLarry John Porras to the Civil Service Commission by Representative Chris Canales, District 8.   Not available Not available
24-243 120. Board AppointmentsHomero Lucero to the Civil Service Commission by Representative Henry Rivera, District 7.   Not available Not available
24-238 121. Board AppointmentsBrigitte Ballou to the Ethics Review Commission by Representative Henry Rivera, District 7.   Not available Not available
24-233 122. Board AppointmentsJohanna Guillen as a Regular Member to the Fair Housing Task Force by Representative Henry Rivera, District 7.   Not available Not available
24-199 123. 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 Not available
24-231 124. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to approve a Resolution that recognizes and commends Wilbur “Bookie” Coleman III and his mother, Cheree Coleman for their significant efforts to provide aid during the pandemic and for feeding the hungry through their non-profit, “Bookie and Mommy’s Helping Hand”.   Not available Video Video
24-182 125. Members of the City CouncilPresentation and discussion by El Paso County Juvenile Probation Department on transforming juvenile justice. [POSTPONED FROM 01-30-2024 AND 02-13-2024]   Not available Video Video
24-240 126. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to direct the City Manager, to have the Human Resources department put together a timeline based on the attached process to conduct a search for a City Manager from local candidates.   Not available Video Video
24-241 127. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to direct the City Attorney to amend the Ethics Ordinance to require all candidates to report the amount of each contribution and the donor name by the last day of every month with the City Clerk for posting as notation on the next regular City Council meeting.   Not available Not available
24-235 128. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on directing the City Attorney to prepare a resolution amending the City Council Rules of Order, specifically Section 13 - Right of Citizens to be Heard, to specify: that public comment received in writing (“letters”) submitted to become part of the record in accordance with the already established procedure shall, upon request of the submitter, be read into the record by the City Clerk or staff designee; and that the duration of the reading of each submitted letter shall be limited to one minute, after which point the reading will be truncated but the entirety of the text will still be included as part of the record; and that the reading of such letters will occur during the public comment period but after all speakers participating either in-person or remotely/telephonically have had the opportunity to address the City Council.   Not available Not available
24-126 129. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a Resolution to appoint a member to the El Paso Water Utilities Public Service Board of Trustees in the area of expertise of Communications, Public Administration or Education, as recommended by the El Paso Water Utilities Public Service Board Selection Committee: Ranked 1st: Anna Gitter Ranked 2nd: Keri Moe Ranked 3rd: Abigail Tarango [POSTPONED FROM 01-30-2024]   Not available Not available
24-188 130. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 1G, Laura E. Mundy Survey No. 238, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-3 (Residential) to C-3 (Commercial). 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: Desert South Blvd. and North of Vinton Ave. Applicant: Wieland Properties, Joint Venture, PZRZ23-00029   Not available Not available
24-200 131. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of F. Neve Survey No. 8, 4625 Delta Drive, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-5/sp (Residential/special permit) to G-MU/sp (General Mixed Use/special permit), approving a master zoning plan, 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: 4625 Delta Dr. Applicant: Enrique Mata, PZRZ23-00016   Not available Not available
24-223 232. 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 2024-0056 Security Guard Services - Airport to KR Contracting, Inc. for an initial term of three (3) years for an estimated amount of $6,178,869.90. The award also includes a two (2) year option for an estimated amount of $4,119,246.60. The total contract time is for five (5) years for a total estimated amount of $10,298,116.50. This contract will provide security guard services at the El Paso International Airport. Contract Variance: The difference based in comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $3,357,569.76 for the initial term, which represents a 119.01% increase attributed to additional hours being added to the contract, as well as an increase in hourly billable rate. Department: El Paso International Airport Award to: KR Contracting, Inc. City & State: Germantown, Maryland Item(s): All Initial Term: 3 Years Option Term: 2 Years Total Contract Time: 5 Years Annual Estimated Aw   Not available Not available
24-159 133. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection: 8.6 Provide long-term, cost effective, sustainable regional solid waste solutions. Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation 2024-0193 Collection Services - Various City Facilities to Waste Connections Management Services, Inc., dba El Paso Disposal, LP for an initial term of three (3) year(s) for an estimated amount of $930,795.00. The award also includes a two (2) year option for an estimated amount of $620,530.00. The total contract time is for five (5) years for a total estimated amount of $1,551,325.00. This contract will provide daily transportation of waste and recycle materials for the Environmental Services Department at various locations around the city. Contract Variance: The difference based in comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $86,070.00 for the initial term, which represents a 10.19% increase due to the current wage market and fuel prices. Department: Environmental Services Award to: Waste Connections Management Services, Inc. dba El Paso D   Not available Not available
24-04 134. 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
24-07 235. 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
24-142 136. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 2 (Administration and Personnel), Chapter 2.44 (Courts), Section 2.44.030 (Judges) to update and clarify the process of filling vacancies in the positions of Municipal Court Judge or Substitute Associate Municipal Court Judge.   Not available Not available
24-139 137. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a purchase and sale agreement, a deed, and any other documents necessary to convey approximately 0.18 acres of land described as Tracts 16E and 16B3, Block 1, Upper Valley Surveys, in the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas.   Not available Not available
24-140 138. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a purchase and sale agreement, a deed, and any other documents necessary to convey approximately 0.73 acres of land described as Tracts 4A1A, 4B1, and 5A1, Block 1, Upper Valley Surveys, in the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas.   Not available Not available
24-151 139. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending the Civil Service Rules and Regulations, Ordinance 8065, Rule 1, Section 2 (C) Secretary to name the Human Resources Director or designee as Secretary; and Rule 1, Section 9 Commission Recorder to enable the person carrying out the duties of the Recorder to be a City Employee hired in alignment with the City Charter.   Not available Not available
24-197 140. ResolutionsDiscussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to execute a Second Amendment of the Chapter 380 Grant Agreement dated December 11, 2012 by and between the City of El Paso, Texas, a home-rule municipality and ADP, Inc., a Delaware Corporation to revise the Full-Time Employment definition, shorten the Grant Period, and lower the Aggregated Grant Amount.   Not available Not available
24-194 141. Other BusinessDiscussion and action that the City Manager, or designee, be authorized to sign a Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Reimbursement Agreement between the City of El Paso and Jordan Foster Construction (“Contractor”), to reimburse Contractor for the construction, installation, and implementation of street improvements contained within the public right-of-way and generally located on W. Main Drive between N. Santa Fe Street and N. El Paso Street (the “Project”). Said reimbursement is limited to costs incurred by Contractor in connection with the Project and shall not exceed $830,000.00.   Not available Not available
24-212 142. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution approving capital improvements totaling approximately $6,818,984 that includes $2,501,484 of previously completed projects for the document known as the “Five Year Capital Maintenance Improvement Plan for the Ballpark” for FY2024 through FY2028 and approving the use of 5-year ballpark estimated revenues ($6,825,000) as funding sources and authorizing the City Manager to make all necessary budget transfers to complete the improvements as outlined in Exhibit A of the Resolution.   Not available Not available
24-215 143. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution approving an alternative site for the Multipurpose Cultural and Performing Arts Center and directing the Interim City Manager to take necessary steps in preparation and support of the project. [POSTPONED FROM 02-13-2024]   Not available Not available
24-210 144. Other BusinessDiscussion and action requesting Council support for Eco El Paso’s grant application to the Texas A&M Forest Service FY24 Community Forestry Grants program.   Not available Not available