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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: *** REVISED ***
Meeting date/time: 1/4/2022 9:00 AM Minutes status: *** DRAFT ***  
Meeting location: COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, 300 N. CAMPBELL AND VIRTUALLY
THE LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITY STRONGLY RECOMMENDS THE USE OF MASKS IN ALL CITY FACILITIES AND INDOOR SPACES
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22-01 11. MinutesApproval of Minutes of the Agenda Review Meeting of December 13, 2021.   Not available Not available
22-10 13. ResolutionsThat the City Manager be authorized to sign an Agreement for Professional Services by and between the CITY OF EL PASO and INTERTEK-PSI INC., a Delaware USA Foreign For-Profit Corporation, for a project known as “Geotechnical and Materials Testing El Paso International Airport Reconstruction of Taxiways J and K2.” for an amount not to exceed TWO HUNDRED TWENTY FOUR THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED AND SIXTY FOUR AND 95/100 DOLLARS ($224,664.95); that the City Engineer is authorized to approve additional Basic Services and Reimbursable Expenses for an amount not to exceed Fifty Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($50,000.00); and to approve Additional Services for an amount not to exceed Fifty Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($50,000.00); if such services are necessary for the proper execution of the project and that the increased amounts are within the appropriate budgets of the project for a total amount of Three Hundred Twenty Four Thousand Six Hundred and Sixty Four and 95/100 Dollars ($324,664.95); and that the City Manager be authorized to establish the funding sources and make any necessary budget t   Not available Not available
22-25 14. ResolutionsThat the Mayor be authorized to sign an lnterlocal Governmental Agreement between the City of El Paso and the County of El Paso/District Attorney, 34th Judicial District of the State of Texas, for services to the City and its Police Department relating to arrests and prosecution of criminal cases in connection with the District Attorney's Information Management System (DIMS) program from January 1, 2022 through August 31, 2022. The CITY shall make monthly payments of NINETEEN THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED EIGHTY­ EIGHT AND 77/100 ($19,888.77) to the County for the months that real-time 24-hour screening under the DIMS program is being provided to the City under this agreement.   Not available Not available
22-02 15. ResolutionsThat the City of El Paso hereby requests the Sheriff of El Paso County to sell, in accordance with Section 34.05 subsections (c) and (d) of the Texas Property Tax Code, the following described parcel: 1. Lot 2, Block 84, Cielo Vista Park, Unit "A", an addition to the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, according to the map or plat thereof, recorded in Volume 21, Page 5, Map Records of El Paso County, Texas.   Not available Not available
22-08 16. ResolutionsThat the City Manager, or designee, be authorized to sign an Underground Electrical Easement, granting an easement to the El Paso Electric Company to provide electrical power to property located between Global Reach Dr. and George Perry Boulevard, legally described as 0.196-acre parcel of land more or less being a portion of Lot 1, Block 1, Butterfield Trail Aviation Park Unit One, (File Clerk’s No. 98063155, Plats Records, El Paso County, Texas) City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas.   Not available Not available
22-17 17. ResolutionsThat the City Council approves a Change Order to the Montana Corridor RTS project, Contract No. 2018-836 with Venegas Engineering Management and Construction, Inc., in the amount of ONE HUNDRED THIRTY THREE THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED FIFTY FIVE AND 22/100 DOLLARS ($133,155.22) for the additional cost related to the additional wiring with an increased gauge and additional conduit required to account for relocated electrical services. This notice provides for the additional scope of work, which allows for additional capacity to the awarded contract. The new contract sum, including this change order notice is Twenty Million Forty Six Thousand One Hundred Seven and 45/100 Dollars ($20,046,107.45). The City Manager is authorized to establish the funding sources and make any necessary budget transfers.   Not available Not available
22-31 18. Board Re-AppointmentsIsabel Salcido to the City of El Paso Employees Retirement Trust Board of Trustees by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Not available
22-07 19. Board AppointmentsPamela Prieto Montoya to the Museums and Cultural Affairs Advisory Board by Representative Joe Molinar, District 4.   Not available Not available
22-13 210. Board AppointmentsBenjamin Avalos to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board by Representative Joe Molinar, District 4.   Not available Not available
22-34 111. Board AppointmentsChristopher Hartnett Olivares to the Museums and Cultural Affairs Advisory Board by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Not available
22-30 112. Board AppointmentsJoe Molinar to the City of El Paso Employees Retirement Trust Board of Trustees by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Not available
22-03 113. Applications for Tax RefundsTax Refund to TK Elevator Corporation, in the amount of $3,996.77 for an overpayment made on November 16, 2021 of 2021 taxes. (Geo. # 0242-999-3003-0000) 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
22-11 114. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a Resolution formally commending and congratulating Ysleta High School on winning the Bi-District Playoff Round and advancing to the 5A Region 1 Area Championship.   Not available Not available
22-11 114. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a Resolution formally commending and congratulating Ysleta High School on winning the Bi-District Playoff Round and advancing to the 5A Region 1 Area Championship.   Not available Not available
22-05 115. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a plan to secure Union Plaza area during winter months from winter weather and potential fire damage.   Not available Not available
22-19 116. Operational Focus UpdatesDiscussion on the development and timeline of a bond program in alignment with the implementation of the City’s Strategic Plan.   Not available Not available
22-19 116. Operational Focus UpdatesDiscussion on the development and timeline of a bond program in alignment with the implementation of the City’s Strategic Plan.   Not available Not available
22-14 117. Operational Focus UpdatesStrategic Communications Update and City TV.   Not available Not available
22-21 118. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and discussion by the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Cross-Functional Team providing information on key activities, efforts, and processes. 1. Overview (Tommy Gonzalez) 2. City Attorney Overview (Karla Nieman) a) State Disaster Declarations b) Emergency Ordinances c) Greg Abbott, in his official capacity as Governor of Texas, v. City of El Paso and Statewide Mask Mandate Litigation d) Additional Updates 3. City Manager Wrap-up (Tommy Gonzalez)   Not available Not available
22-06 119. Operational Focus UpdatesBudget Update.   Not available Not available
22-06 119. Operational Focus UpdatesBudget Update.   Not available Not available
22-12 120. Operational Focus UpdatesQuarterly presentation to the City Council on El Paso Water utility matters.   Not available Not available
22-15 121. OrdinancesDiscussion and action on an Emergency Ordinance re-enacting Emergency Ordinance No. 019035 extending a Disaster Declaration due to a Public Health Emergency.   Not available Not available
22-15 121. OrdinancesDiscussion and action on an Emergency Ordinance re-enacting Emergency Ordinance No. 019035 extending a Disaster Declaration due to a Public Health Emergency.   Not available Not available
22-15 121. OrdinancesDiscussion and action on an Emergency Ordinance re-enacting Emergency Ordinance No. 019035 extending a Disaster Declaration due to a Public Health Emergency.   Not available Not available
22-16 122. OrdinancesDiscussion and action on an Emergency Ordinance re-enacting Emergency Ordinance No. 019036 instituting emergency measures, as re-enacted, restated and amended by Emergency Ordinance No. 019151; and further re-enacted and amended by Emergency Ordinance Nos. 019156, 019169, 019191; penalty as provided in Section 8.   Not available Not available
22-23 123. OrdinancesDiscussion and action on an Emergency Ordinance re-enacting Emergency Ordinance No. 019241; allowing temporary uses on the public right of way and private property by suspending various city ordinances; Penalty as provided in Section 6.   Not available Not available
22-24 124. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 15 (Public Services), Chapter 15.08 (Street Rentals), Section 15.08.150 (Shared Mobility Devices), to update permit term and renewal requirements.   Not available Not available
22-29 125. OrdinancesAn Ordinance Amending Title 7 (Animals), Chapter 7.04 (Definitions And Administration), Section 7.04.010 (Definitions) to add Inclement Weather to the Definitions; Chapter 7.08 (Animals Generally), Section 7.08.050 (Standards For Animal Care) to add Inclement Weather Conditions to Unlawful Restraint Of A Dog; Chapter 7.12 (Dogs And Cats), Section 7.12.020 (Registration, Vaccination, and Microchips Required) to allow Veterinarians to exchange or return up to 100, unused, expired from the previous year Tags for current year tags; Chapter 7.15 (Grooming Services), Section 7.15.030 (Groomer License Application) to clarify the Contents of the Groomer’s Application; Chapter 7.15, Section 7.15.070 (Denial) to Amend Conviction Timeframe Ineligibility; Chapter 7.15 (Grooming Services), Section 7.15.080 (Groomer License Suspension Or Revocation) to clarify the type of Investigation and Corrective Action Timeframe; Chapter 7.15, Section 7.15.090 (Shop Registration Required) to Clarify the type of Background Check required and allowing documents relevant to Application, Background Check, and Sup   Not available Not available
22-04 226. 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 2022-0156 Motor Oil, Antifreeze, Lubricants, Transmission and Hydraulic Oils & Fluids to MJ Mader Enterprises, Inc. dba Bio Dyne Chemical Co. for a one (1) year initial term estimated amount of $672,796.50. The award also includes a one (1) year option for an estimated amount of $672,796.50. The total value of the contract is, including the initial term plus the option for a total of two (2) years, for an estimated amount of $1,345,593.00. This contract will allow for the continual maintenance and upkeep of City owned vehicles for consistent, safe and efficient operation while maintaining maximum reliability. Contract Variance: The difference in price, based on comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $329,703.70 for the initial term, which represents a 96.10% increase due to price increases and the additional items. Department: Streets and M   Not available Not available
21-1427 127. OrdinancesAn Ordinance approving amendment number twenty-one to the project plan and reinvestment zone financing plan for tax increment reinvestment zone (TIRZ) number five, City of El Paso, Texas, to provide funding to the 309 MILLS, LLC improvement project of the property located at 309 Mills Avenue, 79901; subject to the execution of a separate agreement by and between the City of El Paso and the project developer(s); adopting said amendments as required by section 311.011(E) Texas Tax Code.   Not available Not available
21-1414 128. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of the following real property known as: Parcel 1: a portion of Tracts 4B, 4B1, 5A, 5A1, and 6, Laura E. Mundy Survey 237; Tracts 9B and 9B1, Laura E. Mundy Survey No. 238; and portion of Enchanted Hills Unit Five, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from R-MU (Residential Mixed Use) to R-5 (Residential) and, Parcel 2: a portion of Tracts 9B, 9B1, and 9B2, Laura E. Mundy Survey No. 238; and portion of Lots 2 thru 5, 9 thru 12, and 21 thru 24, Block 23, Enchanted Hills 5, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from R-3 (Residential), R-5/sp (Residential/special permit), and R-MU (Residential Mixed Use) to C-2 (Commercial); and, Parcel 3: a portion of Tract 9B2, Laura E. Mundy Survey No. 238, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from R-3 (Residential) to C-3 (Commercial), 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 Pro   Not available Not available
22-32 129. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign the Agreement for Professional Services Construction Management Contract by and between the City of El Paso and Parkhill, Smith and Cooper, Inc. for a project known as “EPIA Reconstruction of Taxiways J & K2”, for an amount not to exceed Seven Hundred Twenty Thousand Nine Hundred Sixty-Two and No/100 Dollars ($720,962.00); and that the City Manager or Designee be authorized to approve up to Fifty Thousand ($50,000.00) in additional services for a total contract amount not to exceed Seven Hundred Seventy Thousand Nine Hundred Sixty Two and No/00 Dollars ($770,962.00); and that the City Manager be authorized to establish the funding sources, make any necessary budget transfers, and execute any and all documents necessary for execution of the Agreement. Funding source: FAA Grant and Airport Enterprise.   Not available Not available
22-18 130. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on the timeline for the preservation of approximately 1,200 acres of City-owned land located in Northeast El Paso adjacent to the future Police Department and Fire Training facility, including identified funding sources and a timeline for the establishment of a conservation easement on the property.   Not available Not available
22-26 1EX1. Executive SessionApplication of El Paso Electric Company to revise its Energy Efficiency Cost Recovery Factor (EECRF) and to request to establish revised cost caps, Public Utility Commission of Texas Docket No. 52081; Matter No. 21-1008-172 (551.071)   Not available Not available
22-26 1EX1. Executive SessionApplication of El Paso Electric Company to revise its Energy Efficiency Cost Recovery Factor (EECRF) and to request to establish revised cost caps, Public Utility Commission of Texas Docket No. 52081; Matter No. 21-1008-172 (551.071)   Not available Not available
22-27 1EX2. Executive SessionApplication of El Paso Electric Company to Change Rates, Public Utility Commission of Texas Docket No. 52195; Matter No. 21-1008-174 (551.071)   Not available Not available
22-27 1EX2. Executive SessionApplication of El Paso Electric Company to Change Rates, Public Utility Commission of Texas Docket No. 52195; Matter No. 21-1008-174 (551.071)   Not available Not available
22-05 115. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a plan to secure Union Plaza area during winter months from winter weather and potential fire damage.   Not available Not available