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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/15/2022 9:00 AM Minutes status: *** DRAFT ***  
Meeting location: COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, 300 N. CAMPBELL AND VIRTUALLY
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: 02-15-2022 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes Meeting Extra1: Not available  
Agenda packet: Agenda Packet Agenda Packet
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22-215 11. MinutesApproval of Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of January 19, 2022, and the Agenda Review Meeting of January 31, 2022.   Not available Not available
22-187 13. ResolutionsA Resolution to authorize the City Manager to sign a “First Amendment to Operating Agreement,” in substantially the form attached to the Resolution, providing a one-year extension to those airlines having an existing “Operating Agreement” with the City of El Paso, provided that the subject airline is not in default of any of the terms of its Operating Agreement.   Not available Not available
22-188 14. ResolutionsA Resolution to authorize the City Manager to sign a “Third Amendment to Operating Agreement,” or a “Third Amendment to Airline Operating Agreement and Terminal Building Lease” in substantially the form attached to the Resolution, providing two additional one-year extensions to airlines having either an existing “Operating Agreement” or an existing “Airline Operating Agreement and Terminal Building Lease” with the City of El Paso, provided that the subject airline is not in default of any of the terms of its existing agreement.   Not available Not available
22-168 15. ResolutionsA Resolution that the City of El Paso consents to the Paseo Del Este Municipal Utility District No. 6 request to serve and annex certain property located within the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction of the City of El Paso, Texas. (ETJ) Subject Property: South of Eastlake Blvd. and West of Darrington Rd. Applicant: Paseo Del Este Municipal Utility District No. 6 and Northtowne Village Joint Venture.   Not available Not available
22-182 16. ResolutionsThat the City Manager be authorized to sign a Foundation Agreement between the City of El Paso and the El Paso Museum of Art Foundation (“Foundation”) regarding the Foundation’s financial support of the El Paso Museum of Art (“EPMA”) and the responsibilities of each Party to work collaboratively to sustain, enhance and improve the EPMA.   Not available Not available
22-179 17. ResolutionsA Resolution giving City Council representatives an opportunity to interview the following three recommended Public Service Board candidates prior to voting on the appointment: 1. Marybeth Stevens 2. Luis Rosas 3. Stefanie Block Uribarri   Not available Not available
22-203 18. Board Re-AppointmentsJoel Calderon to the Regional Renewable Energy Advisory Council by Representative Alexsandra Annello, District 2.   Not available Not available
22-210 19. Board Re-AppointmentsJoseph Gutierrez to the Regional Renewable Energy Advisory Council by Representative Henry Rivera, District 7.   Not available Not available
22-209 110. Board Re-AppointmentsGina Gagen to the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee by Representative Henry Rivera, District 7.   Not available Not available
22-199 111. Board AppointmentsVictor Hurtado to the Historic Landmark Commission by Representative Alexsandra Annello, District 2. [POSTPONED FROM 02-15-2022]   Not available Not available
22-197 112. Board AppointmentsDeborah Zuloaga to the Greater El Paso Civic, Convention and Tourism Advisory Board by Representative Joe Molinar, District 4.   Not available Not available
22-213 113. Board AppointmentsJoe Gudenrath to the Ad Hoc Charter Advisory Committee by Representative Isabel Salcido, District 5.   Not available Not available
22-171 114. 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 A)   Not available Not available
22-206 115. Notice for NotationAccept the donation of $3,087.56 from the County of El Paso for a holiday and community engagement event that was hosted in District 3.   Not available Not available
22-211 116. Notice of Campaign ContributionsFor notation pursuant to Section 2.92.080 of the City Code, receipt of campaign contribution by Representative Isabel Salcido in the amount of $2,500.00 from Gayle G. Hunt and Woody L. Hunt.   Not available Not available
22-191 117. Request for ProposalsThis linkage to Strategic Plan is subsection 2.7 - Maximize Municipal Court efficiency and enhance customer experience. Request that the Director of Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing be authorized to issue a purchase order to Justice Systems, Inc. referencing Contract 2013-211R Municipal Court Software Rebid. This change order is to increase the contract by $60,475.50 for a total amount not to exceed $2,677,355.50. The change order will cover the expenses for maintenance and support for the Full Court Enterprise (FCE) operating system for 6 months. Contract Variance: No contract variance Department: Municipal Court Award to: Justice Systems, Inc. Albuquerque, NM Total Estimated Amount: $60,475.50 Account No.: 111-521080-2535-11030-PMC00010 Funding Source Municipal Court Restricted Technology Fund District(s): All This is a Request for Proposal, services contract.   Not available Not available
22-181 118. Request for ProposalsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 8.1 Deliver prevention, intervention and mobilization services to promote a healthy, productive and safe community. Award Summary: The award of Solicitation 2021-0885R Electronic Medical Records (EMR) System to CureMD.com, Inc., for a three (3) year initial term estimated amount of $150,958.00. The award also includes a two (2) year option for an estimated amount of $84,984.00. The total value of the contract is, including the initial term plus the option for a total of five (5) years, for an estimated amount of $235,942.00. This contract will provide an EMR system from which care coordination efforts can be maximized, sustainability efforts can be accomplished, and quality improvement efforts can be driven for the care of City of El Paso residents. Contract Variance: The difference in cost, based on the comparison from previous contract is as follows: A decrease of $181,421.60, which represents a 79.36% decrease for the same services. Department: Public Health Award to: CureMD.com, Inc.    Not available Not available
22-214 119. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to direct the City Manager to create a process to proactively and regularly address illegal dumping and to come back within 75 days to present costs and an implementation strategy.   Not available Not available
22-58 120. 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 Consumer or Citizen Advocacy as recommended by the El Paso Water Utilities Public Service Board Selection Committee: · Ranked 1st Marybeth Stevens · Ranked 2nd Luis Rosas · Ranked 3rd Stefani Block Uribarri [POSTPONED FROM 01-19-2022]   Not available Not available
22-170 121. Operational Focus UpdatesBudget Update.   Not available Not available
22-173 122. Operational Focus UpdatesUpdate on the public engagement strategy related to a bond program in alignment with and the implementation of the City’s Strategic Plan.   Not available Not available
22-180 123. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign the Third Amendment to Ordinance No. 019146, the Contract Of Sale between the City Of El Paso and VTRE Development, LLC to extend the deadline by which the buyer must submit building permit plans; amend the property boundaries to a 29.3651 acre parcel of land generally located at the Southeast Corner of Interstate 10 and Paseo Del Norte, legally described as a portion of Lot 1, Block 1, El Paso West, as filed in Book 57, Page 6 of the plat records of El Paso County, Texas; amend the purchase price to $12,529,215.48; and extend the closing and termination dates.   Not available Not available
22-176 124. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 9 (Health and Safety), Chapter 9.40 (Noise), Section 9.40.020 (Applicability) to clarify the Reasonable Sensibilities Standard; Section 9.40.030 (Sound Level Violations) to clarify the maximum sound level, that sound levels apply to properties producing the noise, and the locations of sound readings; Section 9.40.040 (Vibration) to clarify that Vibration Violations can occur on any affected property; Section 9.40.070 (Penalties) to clarify that the city may seek civil action and penalties of up to $1,000 per day; Section 9.40.080 (Enforcement) to clarify which departments have authority to enforce; the penalty as provided in Section 9.40.070 of the City Code. [POSTPONED FROM 03-01-2022, 04-26-2022, 05-10-2022, AND 06-07-2022]   Not available Not available
22-216 125. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 5 (Business License and Permit Regulations), Chapter 5.03 (Amplified Sound Permit), Article I (General Provisions), Section 5.03.020 (A) and Section 5.03.020 (E) (Definitions), Article II (Permit Application Process) Section 5.03.040 (B) (3) (Permit Application Processing), Article III (Denial, Suspension, Revocation, and Appeals) Section 5.03.080 (B) (5) and Section 5.03.090 (A) (2), Article IV (Permit Standards), Section 5.03.110 (A) (Permit Standards), Article VI (Violation; Penalty) Section 5.03.130 (C) Violation and adding Section 5.03.130 (E); The penalty as provided in 5.03.130 of the El Paso City Code. [POSTPONED FROM 03-01-2022, 04-26-2022, 05-10-2022, AND 06-07-2022]   Not available Not available
22-175 126. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsDiscussion and action that the City Council approves a deductive change order in the amount of -$343,430.79 to Arrow Building Corp. for Contract Number 2018-520R New Regional Aquatic Parks: Lost Kingdom & Chapoteo water parks.   Not available Not available
22-183 127. 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 2022-0377 Trowbridge Drive Improvements to J.A.R CONCRETE, INC. DBA J.A.R CONSTRUCTION, INC. for a total estimated award of $891,196.90. The project consists of street improvements on Trowbridge Drive between Alley East of Pershing Drive and 50 lineal feet from Gateway US-54. Department: Capital Improvement Award to: J.A.R CONCRETE, INC. DBA J.A.R CONSTRUCTION, INC. El Paso, TX Item(s): Base Bid I, Base Bid II, and Additive Alternate 1 Initial Term: 395 Consecutive Calendar Days Base Bid I: $526,683.00 Base Bid II: $250,684.20 Additive Alternate 1: $113,829.70 Total Estimated Award: $891,196.90 Funding Source: Community Development Block Grant & Street Resurfacing Accounts: 471-2400-71240-580270-G7144CD51 532-2560-32040-522270-P22STYR3ART District(s):|910| This is a   Not available Not available
22-190 128. 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 of 2021-1380 General Cleaning Services - Parks and Recreation Facilities to Ace Government Services, LLC for a three (3) year initial term estimated amount of $3,166,206.00. The award also includes a two (2) year option for an estimated amount of $2,110,804.00. The total value of the contract is, including the initial term plus the option for a total of five (5) years, for an estimated amount of $5,277,010.00. This contract will provide General Cleaning Services for City Park and Recreation facilities. Contract Variance: The difference in price, based on comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $522,162.60 for the initial term, which represents a 19.75% increase due to an increase in the number of facilities. Department: Parks and Recreation Vendor: Ace Government Services, LLC El Paso, TX Item(s): All Initial Term: 3 years Option to Extend:   Not available Not available
22-64 129. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 20 (Zoning) Section 20.18.140 (Prohibited Signs) and adding Section 20.18.320 (Mobile Billboards) to allow Mobile Billboards. The penalty being as provided in Section 20.24 of the El Paso City Code.   Not available Not available
22-65 130. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 15, (Public Services), Chapter 15.08 (Street Rentals), establishing Section 15.08.160 (Mobile Billboards) of the El Paso City Code to add regulations for Mobile Billboards. The penalty is as provided for in Section 15.08.160 of the El Paso City Code.   Not available Not available
22-169 131. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution amending Schedule C for the City of El Paso FY 2022 Budget Resolution adding the annual fee for a Special Privilege Permit for Mobile Billboards.   Not available Not available
22-172 132. Other BusinessDiscussion and action requesting City Council support for the staff recommended project that has been selected to submit for the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) program for the Department of Transportation (DOT) to invest in road, rail, transit and port projects that promise to achieve national objectives.   Not available Not available
22-186 133. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an Interlocal Agreement between The University of Texas at El Paso ("University") and City of El Paso ("City") by and through their duly authorized officials, pursuant to the Interlocal Cooperation Act, Article 79.001 et seq., Texas Government Code, for a three (3) year term, whereby the University will, in accordance with the grant it received under the Economic Development Administration’s Build to Scale Program provide all program personnel, perform all grant administration, and, via the El Paso Makes consortium, establish and operate an Aerospace and Defense Supply Chain Innovation Network to support growth of El Paso’s small and medium aerospace and defense supply chain enterprises; for which the City will pay the University an amount not to exceed $500,000.00 per year for a maximum compensation not to exceed $1,500,000.00 over the three year term to serve as a match for the $1,500,000.00 award granted to the University by the Economic Development Agency’s Build to Scale program.   Not available Not available
22-192 134. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on the presentation related to the sale of land by Fort Bliss.   Not available Not available
22-184 135. Other BusinessDiscussion and action that the City Manager, or designee, be authorized to sign an Agreement for Professional Services by and between the CITY OF EL PASO and COUNTRYMAN & CO. ARCHITECTURE a Texas professional limited liability local company, for a project known as “EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HEADQUARTERS DESIGN-BUILD OWNERS REPRESENTATIVE” for an amount not to exceed TWO MILLION FORTY ONE THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED NINETY EIGHT AND 13/100 DOLLARS ($2,041,398.13) and that the City Manager, or designee, be authorized to establish the funding sources, make any necessary budget transfers, execute any and all documents necessary for the execution of the Agreement, and to execute any contract amendments that do not impact the funding amount.   Not available Not available
22-189 136. Other BusinessDiscussion and action to approve a Resolution to authorize the City Manager or a designee to enter into contracts and amendments to contracts to carry out the 2022 Public Art Plan.   Not available Not available
22-185 137. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign a two year On-Call Agreement for Professional Services for Geotechnical and Materials Testing Services in support of the Streets and Maintenance Department on a task by task basis by and between the City of El Paso and each of the following five (5) consultants: 1. CQC Testing and Engineering, LLC 2. Intertek Professional Services Industries, Inc. 3. LOI Engineers 4. Terracon Consultants, Inc. 5. Wood Environment and Infrastructure Solutions, Inc. Each On Call Agreement will be for an amount not to exceed Five Hundred Thousand and No/00 Dollars ($500,000.00). In addition, the City Manager is authorized to establish the funding sources and make any necessary budget transfers and execute any and all documents necessary for execution of each On-Call Agreement.   Not available Not available