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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/16/2021 3:30 PM Minutes status: *** DRAFT ***  
Meeting location: Teleconference phone number 1-915-213-4096 Toll free number: 1-833-664-9267 Conference ID: 989-152-832#
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21-171 21. MinutesApproval of Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of February 2, 2021, the Agenda Review Meeting of February 1, 2021, the Special Meeting of December 21, 2020, and the corrected Minutes for the Regular City Council Meeting of January 19, 2021.   Not available Not available
21-192 13. ResolutionsThat the City Manager be authorized to sign a Temporary Land Use Lease by and between the City of El Paso (“Lessor”) and BT-OH, LLC d/b/a United Parcel Service CO. (“Lessee”) regarding the following described property: A portion of Lot 9, Block 3, Butterfield Trail Industrial Park, Unit Three, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas (approximately 234,840.30 SQ FT), municipally known and numbered as 25 Founders Blvd., El Paso, Texas, with a term beginning on February 16, 2021 and ending on May 31, 2021, for a monthly fee of $4,696.81.   Not available Video Video
21-178 34. ResolutionsResolution scheduling Regular City Council Meetings and standing Work Sessions in accordance with El Paso Municipal Charter.   Not available Video Video
21-193 15. ResolutionsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 6.7 - Deliver effective and efficient processes to maximize value in obtaining goods and services. Award Summary: That the City Manager or Designee be authorized to participate in cooperative procurements available through the Division of Purchases and Supply (DPS), a business unit of the Department of General Services for the Commonwealth of Virginia in order to procure goods and/or services required by the City. This approval will provide the City of El Paso the opportunity to leverage bulk pricing and expedite delivery of goods and services.   Not available Video Video
21-183 16. ResolutionsThat the City Manager 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 Downtown Bicycle Improvements Phase I project, for the design and construction of bicycle facilities at various downtown street locations to include signage, wayfinding, striping, and intersection treatments, which has an estimated total project cost of $2,728,712.00 of which the estimated local government participation amount is $331,706.00.   Not available Video Video
21-205 27. Members of the City CouncilA Resolution that the City of El Paso appoint Jackie York as a regular appointee to the Central Appraisal District Board of Directors to serve an unexpired term.   Not available Video Video
21-213 48. Members of the City CouncilA Resolution that the City of El Paso appoint Tanny Berg as a regular appointee to the Central Appraisal District Board of Directors to serve an unexpired term.   Not available Video Video
21-199 29. Board Re-AppointmentsRichard C. Bonart to the El Paso Bond Overview Advisory Committee by Representative Claudia Rodriguez, District 6.   Not available Video Video
21-200 210. Board Re-AppointmentsBen Carnavale to the Capital Improvement Advisory Committee by Representative Claudia Rodriguez, District 6.   Not available Video Video
21-201 211. Board Re-AppointmentsLuis G. Hinojos to the Ethics Review Commission by Representative Claudia Rodriguez, District 6.   Not available Video Video
21-203 212. Board Re-AppointmentsJohn E. Moye to the El Paso Bond Overview Advisory Committee by Representative Peter Svarzbein, District 1.   Not available Video Video
21-217 213. Board Re-AppointmentsIrene Morales to the Civil Service Commission by Representative Isabel Salcido, District 5.   Not available Video Video
21-198 214. Board AppointmentsBianca Berry to the Building and Standards Commission by Representative Claudia Rodriguez, District 6.   Not available Video Video
21-202 215. Board AppointmentsDon Luciano to the Zoning Board of Adjustment by Representative Peter Svarzbein, District 1.   Not available Video Video
21-215 316. Board AppointmentsDeborah A. Zuloaga to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Video Video
21-218 217. Board AppointmentsDaniel R. Valdez to the Museums and Cultural Affairs Advisory Board by Representative Isabel Salcido, District 5.   Not available Video Video
21-212 218. Board AppointmentsRicharda Duffy Momsen to the Ethics Review Commission by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Video Video
21-214 219. Board AppointmentsAdriano Perez to the Ethics Review Commission by Representative Alexsandra Annello, District 2.   Not available Video Video
21-207 220. Board AppointmentsVeronica Carbajal to the Regional Renewable Energy Advisory Council by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Video Video
21-220 221. Board AppointmentsPhillip Thomas Laign to the City Accessibility Advisory Committee by Representative Claudia Rodriguez, District 6.   Not available Video Video
21-181 122. 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 A)   Not available Video Video
21-174 123. BidsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 4.2 - Create innovative recreational, educational and cultural programs Award Summary: The award of Solicitation 2021-0622 Riverside Park Improvements to BLACK STALLION CONTRACTORS INC. for an estimated award of $125,335.58. This project entails park improvements to playground equipment, playground containment wall, playground access ramps and sidewalk. Installation of playground wood fiber, park rule signs, trash receptacles and Bermuda sod. Department: Capital Improvement Award to: BLACK STALLION CONTRACTORS INC. El Paso, TX Items: All Initial Term: 60 Consecutive Calendar Days Base Bid I: $125,335.58 Total Estimated Award: $125,335.58 Account No.: 471 - 2400 - 71240 - 580270 - G7145CD62 Funding Source: Community Development Block Grant Districts: |910| This is a Low Bid procurement, unit price contract. The Purchasing and Strategic Sourcing and Capital Improvement Departments recommend award as indicated to BLACK STALLION CONTRACTORS INC., lowest responsive and   Not available Video Video
21-179 124. BidsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 4.2 - Create innovative recreational, educational and cultural programs Award Summary: The award of Solicitation 2021-0621 Hueco Mountain Park, Seville Fustcal Court Park & E.L. Williams Phase II Improvements to MARTINEZ BROS. CONTRACTORS, LLC for Base Bid I: $172,730.75; Base Bid II: $121,542.59; and Base Bid III: $71,500.00; for an estimated award of $365,773.34. This contract will provide park improvements as follows: Hueco Mountain Park - Construction of Metal Shade Canopy including canopy posts, footings, concrete drilling, anchors, fasteners and various items relevant to said project for existing playground. Seville Fustcal Court Park - Demolition and removal of curb, sidewalk, concrete driveway, rockwall, asphalt parking lot, trees and wrought iron fence. Construction of Futsal Court, asphalt court surface, parking space, futsal fence with goal posts, addition of benches, trash receptacles, bike rack, ADA parking spaces, ADA ramps and lighting. E.L. Williams Park - Construction of landscape, irrigation, trees, shrubs, c   Not available Video Video
21-194 125. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the conveyance of real property owned by the City of El Paso to VTRE Development, LLC for the purchase price of $18,600,000 such real property legally described as a portion of Lot 1, Block 1, El Paso West, as filed in Book 57, Page 5 of the plat records of El Paso County, Texas and located at the intersection of Desert Blvd. and Paso Del Norte.   Not available Video Video
21-195 126. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting a special privilege license to EPCM Construction LLC to permit the construction, installation, maintenance, use, and repair of an aerial encroachment of an exterior terrace, doubling as an overhang marking the main public entrance to the Museum over a portion of city right-of-way along Main Street adjacent to the property located at 201 W. Main Drive, El Paso, Texas; setting the license term for a term of fifteen years (15) with one (1) renewable fifteen (15) year term. Subject property: 201 W Main. Owner: City of El Paso NESV2020-00001   Not available Video Video
21-139 227. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 2 (Administration and Personnel) Section 2.64 (Board of Trustees - Membership), Subsection (A) in order to allow for electronic voting by City employees to elect Pension Board Trustees.   Not available Video Video
21-191 128. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 7.5 - Set one standard for infrastructure across the city. Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2021-0179 Motor Oil, Antifreeze, Lubricants, Transmission and Hydraulic Oils & Fluids to M.J. Mader Enterprises, Inc., dba Bio Dyne Chemical Co. for an initial three (3) year term estimated award of $ 1,029,278.40. The award also includes a two (2) year option for an estimated amount of $ 686,185.60. The total value of the contract including the initial term plus the option is five (5) years for a total estimated award of $ 1,715,464.00. The award of this contract will allow for the City to perform preventative maintenance on all vehicles. Contract Variance: The difference in cost, based on comparison from previous contract is as follows: An increase of $465,166.11 for the initial term, which represents an 82.5% increase, due to increases in pricing and additional quantities. Department: Streets and Maintenance Award to: M.J. Mader Enterprises, Inc. dba Bio Dyne Chemical Co. El Paso, TX Item(s):   Not available Video Video
21-165 129. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 2 (Administration and Personnel), Chapter 2.92 (Ethics) of the El Paso City Code in its entirety to clarify the rules and procedures related to the ethical requirements of City officers and employees by reorganizing the structure to create three articles: Code of Ethics; Standards of Conduct; and Ethics Review Commission; to amend, clarify and add definitions, to define the jurisdiction of the Ethics Review Commission, and to streamline the complaint process. The penalty for violations of Chapter 2.92 (Ethics) of the El Paso City Code is provided in Section 2.92.200 (Disposition) as amended in this Ordinance.   Not available Video Video
21-75 130. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City Council of the City of El Paso approves of the implementation of the Texas Gas Service Company ("TGS") Application to Implement Initial Rates for a Conservation Adjustment tariff; that the implementation occur on February 23, 2021; and the tariff will be filed once every 3 years on October 15th; and that two full time employees based in El Paso be hired by TGS to administer the program. [POSTPONED FROM 01-19-21]   Not available Video Video
21-188 131. ResolutionsDiscussion and action on a Street Infrastructure Comprehensive Update Presentation.   Not available Video Video
21-211 232. Other BusinessUpdate on Round 5 of the Neighborhood Improvement Program (NIP).   Not available Video Video
21-197 233. 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 Financial Management as recommended by the El Paso Water Utilities Public Service Board Selection Committee: Ranked 1st Lisa J. Saenz Ranked 2nd James A. Easley Ranked 3rd Michael T. White   Not available Video Video
21-208 234. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the expenditure of General Fund savings generated from the unfilled administrative position in the office of the City Council District 6 Representative in the amount not to exceed $11,710.00, to the City’s Economic Development department for use in supporting the “El Paso Small Business Emergency Relief Program” administered via Chapter 380 Economic Development Program Agreement by Liftfund Inc.   Not available Video Video
21-216 235. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on the City’s Historic Designation Process.   Not available Video Video
21-216 235. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on the City’s Historic Designation Process.   Not available Video Video
21-216 235. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on the City’s Historic Designation Process.   Not available Video Video