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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/20/2021 9:00 AM Minutes status: *** DRAFT ***  
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21-815 11. MinutesApproval of the Regular City Council Meeting of July 7, 2021, the Agenda Review Meeting of July 6, 2021, the Work Session of July 6, 2021, and Minutes of the Special Meeting of July 9, 2019.   Not available Video Video
21-779 13. ResolutionsThat the Solid Waste liens on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved. (See Attachment A)   Not available Not available
21-797 14. ResolutionsA Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign an Annexation Agreement between the City and El Paso County, for 3.62 acres of real property, located adjacent to John Hayes St. South of Montwood Dr., that will specify the terms and conditions in which the property will be annexed should the City annex the property, as well as the services and schedule of service that the City will provide following annexation. Furthermore, that the City Manager or his designee is authorized to provide any and all notices required under law in order to annex this property. Subject Property: Berryville Street South of Montwood Dr. Applicant: El Paso County SUAX20-00002   Not available Not available
21-795 15. ResolutionsResolution that the City Manager or designee be authorized to sign a Local Government Approval for Nonprofit Organizations Conducting Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Shelter Activities letter approving the emergency shelter activities provided by El Paso Human Services, Inc., within the City of El Paso.   Not available Not available
21-796 16. ResolutionsResolution that the City Manager or designee be authorized to sign a Local Government Approval for Nonprofit Organizations Conducting Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Shelter Activities letter approving the emergency shelter activities provided by El Paso Center for Children, within the City of El Paso.   Not available Not available
21-812 17. ResolutionsThat the City Manager be authorized to sign an agreement between the City of El Paso and the El Paso Veterinary Medical Association (EPVMA) for the City of El Paso to transfer $50,000 to the EPVMA to assist pet owners with the cost of veterinary needs.   Not available Not available
21-811 18. Board AppointmentsEugenia Posada to the Bicycle Advisory Committee by Representative Joe Molinar, District 4.   Not available Not available
21-798 19. Board AppointmentsJonathan Bohannon to the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee by Representative Joe Molinar, District 4.   Not available Not available
21-816 110. Board AppointmentsJuan M. Adame to the Community Development Steering Committee by Representative Cissy Lizarraga, District 8.   Not available Not available
21-818 111. Board AppointmentsSandra DiFrancesco to the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee by Representative Cassandra Hernandez, District 3.   Not available Not available
21-819 112. Board AppointmentsChristine Gallegos as a Regular Member to the Fair Housing Task Force by Representative Peter Svarzbein, District 1.   Not available Not available
21-820 113. Board AppointmentsCeleste Varela to the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee by Representative Alexsandra Annello, District 2.   Not available Not available
21-784 114. 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
21-786 115. 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 Not available
21-817 116. 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 $500.00 from Deborah Kastrin; $750.00 from Melinda and Meyer Marcus.   Not available Not available
21-792 117. OrdinancesAn Ordinance approving amendment number twenty to the Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone financing plan for Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) Number Five, City of El Paso, Texas, to allocate up to One Hundred Thousand dollars of the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone annual revenue to the Downtown Management District Commercial Façade Improvement Program; adopting said amendments as required by section 311.011(e) Texas Tax Code.   Not available Not available
21-793 118. OrdinancesAn Ordinance of the City Council of the City of El Paso, Texas, designating a noncontiguous geographic area within the City as a reinvestment zone pursuant to Chapter 311 of the Texas Tax Code, to be known as Reinvestment Zone Number Fourteen, City of El Paso; describing the boundaries of the Zone; creating a board of directors for the Zone; establishing a tax increment fund for the Zone; containing findings related to the creation of the Zone; providing a date for the termination of the Zone; providing that the Zone take effect immediately upon passage of the ordinance; providing a severability clause; and providing an effective date.   Not available Not available
21-801 119. OrdinancesAn Ordinance renewing a Special Privilege License to the El Paso Electric Company, Owner, and El Paso Parking Inc., Lessee, to permit off-street parking within a portion of Rim Road right-of-way, by extending the term for another five years. Subject Property: South of Rim Rd. and West of El Paso St. Applicant: El Paso Parking Inc. NESV2020-00005   Not available Not available
21-708 120. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 4.1 - Deliver bond projects impacting quality of life across the city in a timely, efficient manner Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation 2021-1200 Liz Morayma Park Improvements to Horizone Construction I, Ltd. for an estimated award of $1,153,900.14. This project consists of irrigation improvements that will connect to the existing irrigation system mainline. Additionally, there will be installation of 1 futsal court and 1 futsal/roller derby court, a new green sod area, a screening area, trees, shrubs, landscaping, and park amenities on new park area. Department: Capital Improvement Award to: Horizone Construction I, Ltd. El Paso, TX Item(s): Base Bid I, Additive Alternate I & Additive Alternate II Initial Term: 330 Consecutive Calendar Days Base Bid I: $1,103,000.00 Additive Alternate I: $7,671.92 Additive Alternate II: $43,228.22 Total Estimated Award: $1,153,900.14 Funding Source:    Not available Video Video
21-783 121. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 4.1 - Deliver bond projects impacting quality of life across the city in a timely, efficient manner. Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation 2021-1206 Wainwright & North East Basin Park Improvements to MARTINEZ BROS. CONTRACTORS, LLC for an estimated award of $752,605.97. The proposed project supports residents’ quality of life with amenities for outdoor recreation. Wainwright Park will provide a new city park with a playground, walking trail, sports court, benches and trash receptacles. North East Basin Park will provide a 10-foot hike and bike trail between Cross St. and Deer Ave.; the trail will be supplemented with trees, benches and trash receptacles. Department: Capital Improvement Award to: MARTINEZ BROS. CONTRACTORS, LLC El Paso, TX Item(s): Base Bid I and Base Bid II Initial Term: 180 Consecutive Calendar Days Base Bid I: $515,881.19 Base Bid II: $236,724.78 Total Estimated Award: $752,605.97 Funding Source:    Not available Video Video
21-750 122. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to Strategic Plan is subsection 6.2 - Implement employee benefits and services that promote financial security. Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2021-0806R Benefit Consulting Services to HUB International Texas, Inc., for an initial term of five (5) years for an estimated amount of $534,600.00. The award also includes, two (2), two (2) year options for an estimated amount of $427,680.00. The total contract value is, including the initial term plus options is nine (9) years, for an estimated amount of $962,280.00. This contract will allow the City of El Paso to obtain general benefit consulting advice. Contract Variance: Staff is recommending that Council award the contract at the same amount awarded in 2012. Consequently, there is no increase and/or variance from the 2012 contracts. Department: Human Resources Award to: HUB International Texas, Inc. Fort Worth, TX Item(s): All Initial Term: 5 years Option to Extend: 2 terms of 2 years Annual Estimated Award: $ 106,920.00 Initial Term Estim   Not available Video Video
21-781 123. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 7.4 Continue the strategic investment in City facilities and technology Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation 2021-0811 Job Order Contracting and Facilities Construction to Alpha Building Corporation and Veliz Company, LLC dba Veliz Construction. Each contract has an initial term of two (2) years for an estimated amount of $4,000,000.00. Each contract also includes three (3), one (1) year options for an estimated amount of $6,000,000.00. The length of each contract including the initial term plus options is five (5) years for an estimated contract amount of $10,000,000.00. The award of the contracts will allow to perform maintenance, repair, alteration, renovation, remediation, or minor construction for City of El Paso facilities using the Job Order contract method. Department: Capital Improvement Award to: Contractor 1 ALPHA BUILDING CORPORATION El Paso, TX Initial Term: 2 years Option to Extend: Three (3), one (1) year terms Annual Estimated Award: $ 2,000,000.00 Initial Term Estimated Award: $ 4   Not available Video Video
21-782 124. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 7.2 - Improve competitiveness through infrastructure improvements impacting the quality of life. Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation 2021-0509 Airport Rapid Transit Systems (RTS) to MIRADOR ENTERPRISES, INC. for an estimated award of $1,355,574.24. The purpose of the project is to improve the existing local bus service in El Paso along the Montana Street corridor by adding a new bus rapid transit service route, as well as providing a pickup location for rideshare users. A new enclosed station at the El Paso International Airport will be constructed that will follow the development of the Montana Rapid Transit System (RTS), that will also provide a pickup location for rideshare users. The station will consist of a climate controlled building, pedestrian lighting, new sidewalks, landscaping, bicycle racks and artwork. Department: Capital Improvement Award to: MIRADOR ENTERPRISES, INC. El Paso, TX Item(s): Base Bid I, Base Bid II, Base Bid III and Bas   Not available Video Video
21-673 125. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting Special Permit No. PZST21-00004, to allow for a 40’ Ground-Mounted Personal Wireless Service Facility on the property described as a portion of Lot 1, Block 1, Centre Court Subdivision, 5901 Upper Valley Road, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, pursuant to Section 20.10.455 of the El Paso City Code. The penalty being as provided in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code. THIS IS AN APPEAL. 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: 5901 Upper Valley Road Applicants: Romano & Associates, LLC. PZST21-00004   Not available Video Video
21-673 125. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting Special Permit No. PZST21-00004, to allow for a 40’ Ground-Mounted Personal Wireless Service Facility on the property described as a portion of Lot 1, Block 1, Centre Court Subdivision, 5901 Upper Valley Road, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, pursuant to Section 20.10.455 of the El Paso City Code. The penalty being as provided in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code. THIS IS AN APPEAL. 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: 5901 Upper Valley Road Applicants: Romano & Associates, LLC. PZST21-00004   Not available Video Video
21-730 126. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending the City of El Paso’s Comprehensive Plan, “Plan El Paso”.   Not available Not available
21-733 127. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting a Special Privilege License to El Paso Independent School District for the maintenance, use and repair of an existing underground tunnel encroaching within a portion of Arizona Avenue between Kansas Street and Stanton Street; setting the license for a term of fifteen years (15) with one (1) renewable fifteen (15) year term. Subject Property: 1014 N. Stanton Applicant: El Paso Independent School District NESV2018-00014   Not available Video Video
21-751 128. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the dedication for the use of the public as right-of-way 10.1947 acres of land legally described as a 10.1947 acre parcel situated within the corporate limits of the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas as a portion of sections 22 and 23, Block 80, Township 2, Texas & Pacific Railway Company Surveys. Subject Property: South of Liberty Expressway and West of Purple Heart Highway Applicant: City of El Paso (El Paso International Airport) SURW21-00005   Not available Video Video
21-800 129. Other BusinessDiscussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign a two year On Call Agreement for Professional Services to perform civil engineering services on a task by task basis by and between the City of El Paso and each of the following two (2) consultants: 1. CEA Engineering Group, Inc. 2. Dannenbaum Engineering Company - El Paso, LLC. Each On Call Agreement will be for an amount not to exceed Seven Hundred Fifty Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($750,000.00), 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 his designee, is authorized to establish the funding sources and make any ne   Not available Video Video