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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/27/2021 3:30 PM Minutes status: *** DRAFT ***  
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21-460 11. MinutesApproval of the Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of April 13, 2021, the Agenda Review Meeting of April 12, 2021, and the Work Session of April 12, 2021.   Not available Not available
21-361 13. ResolutionsThat the City Manager be authorized to sign a Chapter 380 Agreement by and between the CITY OF EL PASO, a Texas home rule municipal corporation, and LIFTFUND, INC., in an amount not to exceed $11,710 supporting of the administration of a small business relief program which will provide grants to eligible small businesses located in District 6 within the City of El Paso affected by the COVID-19 pandemic; effectuating the intent of the February 16, 2021 Resolution that authorized the expenditure of General Fund savings generated from the unfilled administrative position.   Not available Not available
21-483 14. ResolutionsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 1.1 - Stabilize and Expand El Paso’s Tax Base and Activate Targeted Development. Award Summary: Request that the City Manager be authorize to sign a Consulting and Planning Services Agreement between the City of El Paso and David Pettit Economic Development, LLC (“Contractor”), for Contractor to provide consulting and planning services related to Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones and Public Improvement Districts within the City of El Paso, for a term of 2 years, with the option to extend for an additional 2 years for an aggregated amount not to exceed $355,000.00, including reimbursements for expenses not to exceed $7,500.00. Contract Variance: The difference in price, based on comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $55,000.00 for the initial term, which represents a 20% increase due to an expanded scope of services that includes professional consulting services to complement upcoming corridor studies and on-call consulting services. Department: Economic Development Award to:    Not available Not available
21-433 15. ResolutionsThat the Solid Waste liens on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved (See Attachment A)   Not available Not available
21-469 16. ResolutionsThat the Board and Secure liens on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved (See Attachment B)   Not available Not available
21-504 17. ResolutionsA Resolution amending the Rules of Order for the El Paso City Council for the purpose of revising the order of the agenda items.   Not available Not available
21-354 18. ResolutionsA Resolution to authorize the Mayor to sign an Interlocal Agreement between the City of El Paso and Texas A&M University for COVID-19 outreach, prevention and vaccination information within El Paso County. [POSTPONED FROM 04-13-2021]   Not available Not available
21-464 19. ResolutionsA Resolution that the City Council authorizes the Mayor to sign an Interlocal Agreement between the City of El Paso, Texas and the Town of Clint, Texas for a period of September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2021 for the provision of public health services and air quality services by the City of El Paso to the Town of Clint.   Not available Not available
21-498 110. Board Re-AppointmentsJonathan Macias to the Fair Housing Task Force by Representative Alexsandra Annello, District 2.   Not available Not available
21-499 111. Board Re-AppointmentsMiguel Hernandez to the Fair Housing Task Force by Representative Cassandra Hernandez, District 3.   Not available Not available
21-495 112. Board AppointmentsIsaac Moreno to the Zoning Board of Adjustment by Representative Isabel Salcido, District 5.   Not available Not available
21-466 113. Board AppointmentsJerry Romero to the City of El Paso Employees Retirement Trust Board of Trustees by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Not available
21-463 114. Board AppointmentsGeorge Zavala to the City Accessibility Advisory Committee by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Not available
21-473 115. Board AppointmentsKenneth Bell as an Alternate Member to the Fair Housing Task Force by Representative Cassandra Hernandez, District 3.   Not available Not available
21-474 116. Board AppointmentsPatricia Y. Riley to the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Not available
21-493 117. Notice of Campaign ContributionsFor notation pursuant to Section 2.92.110 of the City Code, receipt of campaign contribution by Representative Cassandra Hernandez: $1,000 from the El Paso Municipal Police Officers Association.   Not available Not available
21-494 118. Notice of Campaign ContributionsFor notation pursuant to Section 2.92.110 of the City Code, receipt of campaign contributions of five hundred dollars or greater by Representative Cissy Lizarraga in the amounts of $2,500 from Maria F. Teran; $500 from Patrick W. Gorman; $1,000 from James F. Scherr; $2,500 from Stanley P. Jobe; $2,500 from J. Kirk Robison; $2,500 from Douglas A. Schwartz; $500 from Eileen Karlsruher; $2,500 from Richard Aguilar; $1,000 from Thad Steele.   Not available Not available
21-500 119. Notice of Campaign ContributionsFor notation pursuant to Section 2.92.110 of the City Code, receipt of campaign contributions by Representative Peter Svarzbein in the amount of $1,000.00 from Ted Houghton.   Not available Not available
21-489 120. Notice of Campaign ContributionsFor notation pursuant to Section 2.92.110 of the City Code, receipt of campaign contributions by Representative Alexsandra Annello: Maria Teran $1,500.   Not available Not available
21-465 121. BidsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 7.2 - Improve competitiveness through infrastructure improvements impacting the quality of life. Award Summary: The award of Solicitation 2021-0835 Rio Del Norte Improvements to TAO INDUSTRIES INC., dba HAWK Construction for an estimated award of $127,524.76. The award of this project will support the installation of arm gates to allow access to authorized vehicles only. The project consists of installing gate foundations, installing and supplying gate power source, and modifying the road and medians to accommodate the gates. Department: Capital Improvement Award to: TAO INDUSTRIES INC., dba HAWK Construction Horizon City, TX Item(s): All Initial Term: 60 Consecutive Calendar Days Base Bid I: $127,524.76 Total Estimated Award: $127,524.76 Account No.: 580270-38290-4741-190-PCP17ST022 Funding Source: 2017 Certificates of Obligation District(s):|910| This is a Low Bid procurement, unit price contract. The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing and Capital Improve   Not available Not available
21-478 122. BidsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 7.5 - Set one standard for infrastructure across the city. Award Summary: Request that the Director of Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing be authorized to issue a Purchase Order to Contractor’s Barricade Service, Inc. dba Apache Barricade & Sign referencing Contract 2018-1095 Barricade Rental Service. This will be a change order to increase the award by $326,361.88 resulting in a revised not to exceed total contract amount of $1,631,809.38. This award will ensure the City has safe and adequate traffic control. Department: Streets and Maintenance Award to: Contractor’s Barricade Service, Inc. dba Apache Barricade & Sign El Paso, TX Total Estimated Amount: $326,361.88 Account No.: 532-532030-32120-1000-P3210 Funding Source: Public Accesses - Maintenance & Repair Districts: All   Not available Not available
21-480 123. BidsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 7.2 -Improve competitiveness through infrastructure improvements impacting the quality of life. Award Summary: The award of Solicitation No. 2021-0837 Alameda Avenue and Carolina Drive Intersection Improvements BLACK STALLION CONTRACTORS INC., for an estimated award of $65,156.68. The purpose of the project is to provide vehicular access improvements to the business located at 7399 Alameda Avenue. Department: Capital Improvement Vendor: BLACK STALLION CONTRACTORS INC. El Paso, TX Item(s): All Initial Term: 35 Consecutive Calendar Days Base Bid 1: $65,156.68 Total Estimated Award: $65,156.68 Account No.: 190 - 4530 - 28330 - 580270 - PCP21ST001 Funding Source: Certificate of Obligation issued in 2011 District(s): 3 This is a Low Bid, unit price contract. The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing and Capital Improvement Departments recommend award as indicated to BLA   Not available Not available
21-484 124. Operational Focus UpdatesUpdate on the Conservation Easements for Lost Dog & Knapp Land.   Not available Video Video
21-484 124. Operational Focus UpdatesUpdate on the Conservation Easements for Lost Dog & Knapp Land.   Not available Video Video
21-503 125. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a Contract of Sale and Special Warranty Deed and any other documents necessary to convey to Yermoland Enterprises, Inc., a 0.6334 acres of land in a portion of Lots 3, 4 and 5, Block 5, Kessler Industrial District # 1, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas.   Not available Video Video
21-455 126. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting a non-exclusive franchise to “Elmshire, LLC” to place and maintain up to 150 waste containers on sidewalks and City property within the City of El Paso, subject to the terms and conditions described in the Ordinance.   Not available Not available
21-456 127. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting a non-exclusive franchise to “A1 Outdoor Marketing” to place and maintain up to 150 waste containers on sidewalks and other City property within the City of El Paso, subject to the terms and conditions described in the Ordinance.   Not available Not available
21-471 128. OrdinancesAn Ordinance vacating a twenty-foot public utility easement located within a portion of Block 36, Clardy Fox Subdivision Unit Four, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas.   Not available Not available
21-476 129. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a conservation easement, by and between the City of El Paso, El Paso Water Utilities, and the Frontera Land Alliance, to convey a conservation easement over the open space property commonly referred to as the “Lost Dog Property”.   Not available Not available
21-477 130. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a conservation easement, by and between the City of El Paso, El Paso Water Utilities, and the Frontera Land Alliance, to convey a conservation easement over the open space property commonly referred to as the “Knapp Property”.   Not available Not available
21-457 131. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.180 (No stopping or standing-Tow-away zone), Paragraph A, to add portions of Rio Del Norte Drive; the penalty being provided in Section 12.84 of the El Paso City Code.   Not available Not available
21-458 132. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.150 (Schedule XIV - Speed limits), Paragraph J (fifty-five miles per hour), to establish a maximum speed limit on Stan Roberts Sr Avenue; the penalty being provided in Chapter 12.84 of the El Paso City Code.   Not available Not available
21-459 133. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.150 (Schedule XIV - Speed limits), to amend Paragraph I (Fifty miles per hour) by deleting Subparagraph 6; to amend Paragraph H (Forty-five miles per hour) by deleting Subparagraphs 28 and 32; and to amend Paragraph H (Forty-five miles per hour) by amending Subparagraph 27, to reduce the speed limit on portions of Zaragoza Road; the penalty being provided in Chapter 12.84 of the El Paso City Code.   Not available Not available
21-425 134. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting Dominion Ambulance, LLC, a franchise extension and amending Ordinance No. 018924, to modify its franchise rates, to operate a non-emergency ambulance transfer service.   Not available Video Video
21-426 135. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting Elite Medical Transport of Texas, LLC d/b/a Elite Medical Transport, a franchise extension and amending Ordinance No. 018925, to modify its franchise rates, to operate a non-emergency ambulance transfer service; and repealing Ordinance No. 019111.   Not available Video Video
21-427 136. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting Life Ambulance, Inc., a franchise extension and amending Ordinance No. 018926, to modify its franchise rates, to operate a non-emergency ambulance transfer service.   Not available Video Video
21-346 137. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of Lot 1, Block 123, Pebble Hills Subdivision Unit 14, 11201 Pebble Hills Boulevard, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-4 (Residential) to R-3 (Residential). 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: 11201 Pebble Hills Blvd. Applicant: H2O Terra c/o Jose Hernandez PZRZ20-00024   Not available Video Video
21-350 138. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting Special Permit NO. PZST21-00002, to allow for a Planned Residential Development Overlay on the property described as Lot 2, Block 1, Country Club Place South Side Replat “B”, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, Pursuant to Section 20.10.470 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: 4808 Vista Del Monte Street Applicants: Lee J. Shamaley, Jr. PZST21-00002   Not available Video Video
21-352 139. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting Special Permit No. PZST20-00010 to allow for a professional office on the property described as Lots 29 and 30, Block 91, Basset’s Addition, 2525 Montana Avenue, an addition to the 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: 2525 Montana Avenue Applicants: Colt GELJ Properties, LLC PZST20-00010   Not available Video Video
21-414 140. OrdinancesAn Ordinance vacating a 87 square-foot portion of a 10-foot public utility easement located within a portion of Lot 14, Block 485, Tierra del Este Unit Seventy Four, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. Subject Property: 2401 Tierra Murcia St. Applicant: Sanderson Village, LLC SUET21-00001   Not available Video Video
21-418 141. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 2 (Administration and Personnel) of the El Paso City Code, to amend Chapter 2.94 (Regulation of Lobbying Activities) Section 2.94.130 (Disqualification from Contracting). The penalty being as provided for in Chapter 2.94.130 of the El Paso City Code.   Not available Video Video
21-475 142. ResolutionsDiscussion and action on a Resolution to convene the Districting Commission as required by Article II, Section 2.4(B) of the City Charter.   Not available Video Video
21-470 143. ResolutionsDiscussion and action on a Resolution to approve a 10th amendment to the City’s 2019-2020 (45th Year) Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant-Coronavirus Phase 3 (CDBG-CVIII) to: a. Add $100,000 in CDBG-CVIII funds to create a COVID-19 Emergency Shelter Capacity Expansion Project for the Opportunity Center for the Homeless; b. Add $350,000 in CDBG-CVIII funds to supplement the Transportation for Homeless Individuals and Families Project, operated by Endeavors; and c. Add $250,000 in CDBG-CVIII funds to create a Case Management for Persons Experiencing Homelessness Project, operated by Project Amistad.   Not available Video Video
21-472 144. ResolutionsDiscussion and action on a Resolution to approve an amendment to the City’s 2020-2021 (46th Year) Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant Entitlement (CDBG-EN) to: a. Delete the CDBG Playa Drain Trail Improvement from Whittier Dr. to Prado Rd. ($295,800); and b. Add $295,800 in CDBG for a JP Shawver Park 3-Wall Handball Court project.   Not available Video Video
21-492 145. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action initiating a 2021 City of El Paso Ad Hoc Charter Advisory Committee for the purpose of a City Charter Amendment Special Election to be held Tuesday, November 2, 2021.   Not available Video Video
21-496 146. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to direct the City Manager and City Attorney to explore and make recommendations to amend Title 3 (Revenue and Finance) of the El Paso Municipal Code, Chapter 3.04 (Property Taxes), Section 3.04.040 (Exemption - Residence Homestead) by increasing the Ad Valorem Property Tax Exemption for the market value of the residence homestead owned by an eligible disabled persons and persons sixty-five years of age or older.   Not available Video Video
21-497 147. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to direct the City Manager to commence with the rezoning process of the land formerly known as TIRZ 12 and any other changes in order to be consistent with the conservation easement process and preservation of the land, and report back to City Council in no less than 90 days.   Not available Video Video
21-501 148. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to direct the City Manager to develop an Intersection Safety Improvement Program and bring back recommendations as part of the FY2022 budget discussions and to develop the framework for an El Paso Vision Zero program that incorporates all current City traffic safety programs and aligns with the Federal and State Vision Zero programs.   Not available Video Video