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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/7/2021 9:00 AM Minutes status: *** DRAFT ***  
Meeting location: COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL AND VIRTUALLY
THE LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITY STRONGLY RECOMMENDS THE USE OF MASKS IN ALL CITY FACILITIES AND INDOOR SPACES
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21-1365 11. MinutesApproval of Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of November 23, 2021, the Agenda Review Meeting of November 22, 2021 and the Work Session of November 22, 2021.   Not available Not available
21-1368 13. ResolutionsA Resolution to authorize the City Manager to sign a Crosswinds Entertainment District Ground Lease by and between the City of El Paso (“Lessor”) and Anzures & Son, LLC (“Lessee”) regarding the following described property: All of Lot 15 and a portion of Lot 14, Block 5, El Paso International Airport Tracts, Replat of Unit 3, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, more commonly referred to as 6631 Montana Avenue, El Paso, Texas. The initial term of this lease is 40 years plus one (1) option of ten (10) years. The initial annual rent is $44,279.21, which is based on 19,335.9 square feet at $2.29 per square foot per annum.   Not available Not available
21-1377 14. ResolutionsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection: 4.2 - Create innovative recreational, educational and cultural programs. That the Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing Director is authorized to notify Ace Government Services, LLC that the City is terminating Contract 2020-520 Water Parks Janitorial Service for convenience, pursuant to the provisions and requirements of the Purchase Order Terms and Conditions, and that the termination shall be effective as of December 7, 2021.   Not available Not available
21-1380 15. ResolutionsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection: 4.2 - Create innovative recreational, educational and cultural programs. That the Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing Director is authorized to notify Borrego Enterprises, Inc. that the City is terminating Contract 2020-546 Water Parks Concession for convenience, pursuant to the provisions and requirements of the Purchase Order Terms and Conditions, and that the termination shall be effective as of December 7, 2021.   Not available Not available
21-1383 16. Special AppointmentsA Resolution that the City of El Paso appoint Jackie York as a regular appointee to the Central Appraisal District Board of Directors.   Not available Not available
21-1384 17. Special AppointmentsA Resolution that the City of El Paso appoint Tanny Berg as a regular appointee to the Central Appraisal District Board of Directors.   Not available Not available
21-1399 18. Board AppointmentsJose L. Reyes to the City Plan Commission by Representative Henry Rivera, District 7.   Not available Not available
21-1400 19. Board AppointmentsDiana E. Origel-Gutierrez to the City Plan Commission by Representative Joe Molinar, District 4.   Not available Not available
21-1402 110. Board AppointmentsCamille Maldonado-Rivera to the City Accessibility Advisory Committee by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Not available
21-1375 111. Applications for Tax RefundsTax Refund to Corelogic Tax Services, in the amount of $2,813.98 made an overpayment on June 21, 2021 of 2019 taxes (Geo. # R220-000-0260-3500). 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.   Not available Not available
21-1385 112. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action that the City of El Paso accepts the donation of funds of $4,446.42 from the Ann Richards Legacy Project to pay for commemorative and inspirational banners throughout downtown El Paso.   Not available Not available
21-1369 113. Operational Focus UpdatesBudget Update.   Not available Not available
21-1369 113. Operational Focus UpdatesBudget Update.   Not available Not available
21-1369 113. Operational Focus UpdatesBudget Update.   Not available Not available
21-1382 114. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 15 (Public Services) of the El Paso City Code to add a new Chapter 15.24 (Acquisition, Use, and Disposition of City property) to authorize the establishment of policies and fees for the use, purchase, and disposition of City property.   Not available Not available
21-1382 114. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 15 (Public Services) of the El Paso City Code to add a new Chapter 15.24 (Acquisition, Use, and Disposition of City property) to authorize the establishment of policies and fees for the use, purchase, and disposition of City property.   Not available Not available
21-1382 114. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 15 (Public Services) of the El Paso City Code to add a new Chapter 15.24 (Acquisition, Use, and Disposition of City property) to authorize the establishment of policies and fees for the use, purchase, and disposition of City property.   Not available Not available
21-1381 115. 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 that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Contract for Cleaning Services by and between the City of El Paso, Workquest (formerly known as TIBH Industries, Inc.) and Professional Contract Services, Inc. for cleaning services at the El Paso International Airport Terminal, with a term from January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2024. This is a service requirement contract for an estimated amount of $3,154,271.64 for the initial three year term with an option to extend the contract for two additional years for an estimated amount of $2,262,893.40 for a total estimated amount of $5,417,165.04. Contract Variance: The difference in cost is based on the comparison to the previous contract and is as follows: An increase of $692,649 for the initial term, which represents a 28.14 % increase due to additional items being added to the scope of work. Non-Competitive Service Requirement Contract Contract No. 2022-0013   Not available Not available
21-1374 116. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 2.3 - Increase public safety operational efficiency. Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation 2021-1383 Fire Station 36 to Harrington Construction LLC dba HB Construction for an estimated award of $7,399,000.00. This contract will allow the construction of the new Fire Station #36 to be located at 1960 Resler Drive. Department: Capital Improvement Award to: Harrington Construction LLC dba HB Construction El Paso, TX Item(s): All Initial Term: 360 Consecutive Calendar Days Base Bid I: $7,399,000.00 Total Estimated Award: $7,399,000.00 Account No.: 190 - 4820 - 29090 - 580270 - PCP20FDSTATIO36 Funding Source: Public Safety Bond District(s): |910| This is a Competitive Sealed Proposal, lump sum contract. The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing and Capital Improvement Departments recommend award as indicated to Harrington Construction LLC dba HB Construction the highest ranked offeror. It is requested that the City Manager be authorized to   Not available Not available
21-1374 116. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 2.3 - Increase public safety operational efficiency. Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation 2021-1383 Fire Station 36 to Harrington Construction LLC dba HB Construction for an estimated award of $7,399,000.00. This contract will allow the construction of the new Fire Station #36 to be located at 1960 Resler Drive. Department: Capital Improvement Award to: Harrington Construction LLC dba HB Construction El Paso, TX Item(s): All Initial Term: 360 Consecutive Calendar Days Base Bid I: $7,399,000.00 Total Estimated Award: $7,399,000.00 Account No.: 190 - 4820 - 29090 - 580270 - PCP20FDSTATIO36 Funding Source: Public Safety Bond District(s): |910| This is a Competitive Sealed Proposal, lump sum contract. The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing and Capital Improvement Departments recommend award as indicated to Harrington Construction LLC dba HB Construction the highest ranked offeror. It is requested that the City Manager be authorized to   Not available Not available
21-1374 116. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 2.3 - Increase public safety operational efficiency. Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation 2021-1383 Fire Station 36 to Harrington Construction LLC dba HB Construction for an estimated award of $7,399,000.00. This contract will allow the construction of the new Fire Station #36 to be located at 1960 Resler Drive. Department: Capital Improvement Award to: Harrington Construction LLC dba HB Construction El Paso, TX Item(s): All Initial Term: 360 Consecutive Calendar Days Base Bid I: $7,399,000.00 Total Estimated Award: $7,399,000.00 Account No.: 190 - 4820 - 29090 - 580270 - PCP20FDSTATIO36 Funding Source: Public Safety Bond District(s): |910| This is a Competitive Sealed Proposal, lump sum contract. The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing and Capital Improvement Departments recommend award as indicated to Harrington Construction LLC dba HB Construction the highest ranked offeror. It is requested that the City Manager be authorized to   Not available Not available
21-1376 117. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 2.1 - Maintain standing as one of the nation’s top safest cities. Discussion and action on the request that the Director of Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing be authorized to issue a Purchase Order to Siddons-Martin Emergency Group, LLC referencing Contract 2019-782 Pierce Proprietary Parts, Repair and Maintenance Training. This will be a change order to increase the contract by $180,000.00 for a total amount not to exceed $900,000.00 for the term of the contract. The change order increase will cover the volume needed for current operations. Contract variance: The cost for parts, repair and maintenance training remains the same as the original contract. There is no variance. Department: Fire Award to: Siddons-Martin Emergency Group, LLC. Houston, TX Total Estimated Award: $180,000.00 Account No.: 322 - 22090 - 531180 - 1000 - P2216 Funding Source: General Fund - Vehicle Maintenance Supplies District(s): All This is a sole source contract.   Not available Not available
21-1372 118. 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 request that the Director of Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing Department be authorized to issue Purchase Order(s) to M-B Companies, Inc., the sole and authorized distributor for the 2022-0221 Striper Parts and Service, for a term of three (3) years for an estimated amount of $150,000.00, with a stipulation that M-B Companies, Inc. provides an updated sole source letter and affidavit each year. This contract will allow the purchase of parts and service for the truck mounted thermoplastic striping equipment owned by the City. Contract Variance: N/A Department: Streets and Maintenance Vendor: M-B Companies, Inc. Muncy, PA Initial Term: 3 years Annual Estimated Award: $50,000.00 Total Estimated Award: $150,000.00 (3 years) Account No.: 532 - 3600 - 531210 - 37020 - P3701 (Parts) 532 - 3600 - 531250 - 37020 - P3701 (Service) Funding Source: Internal Service Fund District(s): All This is a Sole   Not available Not available
21-1373 119. 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 2021-1037 Rojas Drive Widening to J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC. DBA JAR CONSTRUCTION, INC. for an estimated award of $8,312,690.32. This project consists of the widening of existing Rojas Dr. from a four-lane roadway to a six - lane divided facility new construction of asphalt and concrete pavement, medians, illumination, signing and striping, shared use path, traffic signalization, landscaping, drainage improvements and ADA compliant facilities. Department: Capital Improvement Award to: J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC. DBA JAR CONSTRUCTION, INC. El Paso, TX Item(s): All Initial Term: 337 Standard Work Week Days Base Bid I: $7,600,409.82 Base Bid II: $712,280.50 Total Estimated Award: $8,312,690.32 Funding Source: Federal Highway Administration, 2011 Certificates of Obligation and 2018 Certificates of Obligation Accounts: 190-4950-38170-580270-PCP20TRAN05   Not available Not available
21-1373 119. 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 2021-1037 Rojas Drive Widening to J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC. DBA JAR CONSTRUCTION, INC. for an estimated award of $8,312,690.32. This project consists of the widening of existing Rojas Dr. from a four-lane roadway to a six - lane divided facility new construction of asphalt and concrete pavement, medians, illumination, signing and striping, shared use path, traffic signalization, landscaping, drainage improvements and ADA compliant facilities. Department: Capital Improvement Award to: J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC. DBA JAR CONSTRUCTION, INC. El Paso, TX Item(s): All Initial Term: 337 Standard Work Week Days Base Bid I: $7,600,409.82 Base Bid II: $712,280.50 Total Estimated Award: $8,312,690.32 Funding Source: Federal Highway Administration, 2011 Certificates of Obligation and 2018 Certificates of Obligation Accounts: 190-4950-38170-580270-PCP20TRAN05   Not available Not available
21-1373 119. 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 2021-1037 Rojas Drive Widening to J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC. DBA JAR CONSTRUCTION, INC. for an estimated award of $8,312,690.32. This project consists of the widening of existing Rojas Dr. from a four-lane roadway to a six - lane divided facility new construction of asphalt and concrete pavement, medians, illumination, signing and striping, shared use path, traffic signalization, landscaping, drainage improvements and ADA compliant facilities. Department: Capital Improvement Award to: J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC. DBA JAR CONSTRUCTION, INC. El Paso, TX Item(s): All Initial Term: 337 Standard Work Week Days Base Bid I: $7,600,409.82 Base Bid II: $712,280.50 Total Estimated Award: $8,312,690.32 Funding Source: Federal Highway Administration, 2011 Certificates of Obligation and 2018 Certificates of Obligation Accounts: 190-4950-38170-580270-PCP20TRAN05   Not available Not available
21-1349 120. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign an Offer To Sell, a Deed and any other documents necessary to convey 59.022 acres of land more or less, being described as Tract 1A, Section 16, Block 80, Township 1, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas to the United States of America, Department of the Army.   Not available Not available
21-1349 120. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign an Offer To Sell, a Deed and any other documents necessary to convey 59.022 acres of land more or less, being described as Tract 1A, Section 16, Block 80, Township 1, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas to the United States of America, Department of the Army.   Not available Not available
21-1310 121. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 5 (Business Licenses and Permit Regulations) to create Chapter 5.18 (Convenience Store Regulation) and Subsections thereunder in the El Paso City Code relating to the registration of and safety and prevention requirements for convenience stores within City of El Paso; the penalty as provided in Section 5.18.080 of the El Paso City Code.   Not available Not available
21-1310 121. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 5 (Business Licenses and Permit Regulations) to create Chapter 5.18 (Convenience Store Regulation) and Subsections thereunder in the El Paso City Code relating to the registration of and safety and prevention requirements for convenience stores within City of El Paso; the penalty as provided in Section 5.18.080 of the El Paso City Code.   Not available Not available
21-1310 121. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 5 (Business Licenses and Permit Regulations) to create Chapter 5.18 (Convenience Store Regulation) and Subsections thereunder in the El Paso City Code relating to the registration of and safety and prevention requirements for convenience stores within City of El Paso; the penalty as provided in Section 5.18.080 of the El Paso City Code.   Not available Not available
21-1329 122. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.04 (General provisions and definitions), Section 12.04.040 (Bicycle) of the City Code, to amend, in its entirety, the definition of “Bicycle”.   Not available Not available
21-1329 122. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.04 (General provisions and definitions), Section 12.04.040 (Bicycle) of the City Code, to amend, in its entirety, the definition of “Bicycle”.   Not available Not available
21-1269 123. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting Special Permit No. PZST21-00012, to allow for a television and radio broadcasting antennae on the property described as a portion of Lot 1, Block 2, Pellicano Commercial Unit Three, 12285 Pellicano Drive, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, pursuant to Section 20.10.700 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: 12285 Pellicano Drive Applicant: Montoya Oak Business Park, LP PZST21-00012   Not available Not available
21-1269 123. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting Special Permit No. PZST21-00012, to allow for a television and radio broadcasting antennae on the property described as a portion of Lot 1, Block 2, Pellicano Commercial Unit Three, 12285 Pellicano Drive, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, pursuant to Section 20.10.700 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: 12285 Pellicano Drive Applicant: Montoya Oak Business Park, LP PZST21-00012   Not available Not available
21-1270 124. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 8C, Section 29, Block 80, TSP 1, Texas And Pacific RR Company Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-F (Ranch and Farm) to C-4 (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: Generally located East of Dyer Street and North of Sean Haggerty Drive/Angora Loop Avenue Applicant: Sitework Engineering c/o Jorge Garcia, PZRZ21-00022   Not available Not available
21-1314 125. OrdinancesAn Ordinance vacating a portion of City Right-of-Way over a portion of San Jose Street, Highland Park Addition Amended Map, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. Subject Property: East of Cotton St. and North of Murchison Dr. Applicant: Scenic View Townhomes LLC, Patricia Mendoza and City of El Paso, SURW20-00004   Not available Not available
21-1317 126. OrdinancesAn Ordinance renewing and extending the Special Privilege License granted to Western Refining Company LLC (F/K/A Western Refining Company L.P) by Ordinance No. 16272 to encroach onto portions of City Rights-of-Way within Trowbridge Drive, Marathon Street and North Loop Drive; and an Ordinance granting a Special Privilege to Western Refining Company LLC to permit the construction and installation, maintenance and operation of various multi-product pipelines and utility lines along portions of City Right-of-Way at Trowbridge Drive, Marathon Street and to allow the construction and encroachment of an overhead bridge across a portion of public right-of-way along Trowbridge Drive for a term of fifteen years with one (1) renewable fifteen year term. Subject Property: 6500 Trowbridge Applicant: Western Refining Company LLC, NESV2020-00003   Not available Not available
21-1328 127. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules) Section 12.88.030 (Schedule III - Parking prohibited at all times on certain streets) of the City Code to prohibit parking on portions of Piedras Street; the penalty being provided in Chapter 12.84 of the City Code.   Not available Not available
21-1367 128. Other BusinessDiscussion and action that the Director of Purchasing and Strategic Sourcing Department is authorized to specify the wage rates attached to the Resolution as Exhibit A for each craft or type of workers for Building Construction Trades in the call for bids for any public works contract and in the contract itself. The City Engineer, be authorized to clarify the definitions of work performed by each craft or type of worker attached to the Resolution as Exhibit B, if necessary; and that the wage rates are effective December 7, 2021.   Not available Not available
21-1371 129. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution to approve a 14th amendment to the City’s 2019-2020 (45th Year) Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant-Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) to: a. Delete the Financial Counseling and Bankability project ($137,500 CDBG-CV); b. Delete the United Way Family Resilience Center project ($30,000 CDBG-CV); and c. Add $167,500 in CDBG-CV to create a Homeless Youth Outreach and Case Management Project, operated by El Paso Center for Children.   Not available Not available
21-1371 129. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution to approve a 14th amendment to the City’s 2019-2020 (45th Year) Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant-Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) to: a. Delete the Financial Counseling and Bankability project ($137,500 CDBG-CV); b. Delete the United Way Family Resilience Center project ($30,000 CDBG-CV); and c. Add $167,500 in CDBG-CV to create a Homeless Youth Outreach and Case Management Project, operated by El Paso Center for Children.   Not available Not available
21-1310 121. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 5 (Business Licenses and Permit Regulations) to create Chapter 5.18 (Convenience Store Regulation) and Subsections thereunder in the El Paso City Code relating to the registration of and safety and prevention requirements for convenience stores within City of El Paso; the penalty as provided in Section 5.18.080 of the El Paso City Code.   Not available Not available