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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/1/2022 9:00 AM Minutes status: *** DRAFT ***  
Meeting location: COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, 300 N. CAMPBELL AND VIRTUALLY
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22-220 11. MinutesApproval of the Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of February, 1, 2022, the Regular City Council Meeting of February 15, 2022, the Agenda Review Meeting Minutes of February 14, 2022 and the Corrected Agenda Review Meeting Minutes of January 31, 2022   Not available Video Video
22-227 13. ResolutionsA Resolution authorizing the City Manager or designee to submit grant application number 2998208 for the City of El Paso Police Department project identified as “Local Border Security Program FY23” through the Office of the Governor of the State of Texas, Homeland Security Grant Division, including all related paperwork, including but not limited to, authorization of budget transfers, and/or revisions to the operation plan, and to accept, reject, amend, and/or terminate the grant which will provide financial assistance to the City of El Paso. In the event of loss or misuse of grant funds, the City of El Paso assures that it will return the funds to the Office of the Governor in full. Requesting $599,980.83, no cash match required. Grant period will be from September 1, 2022 - August 31, 2023.   Not available Video Video
22-242 14. ResolutionsA Resolution that City Council accepts the recommendation from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and hereby approves the renaming of the Yucca Park, located at 7975 Williamette Avenue, within the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, as “Ralph T. Cloud Park”; and that CJ Cloud, (“Applicant”) shall incur the customary costs associated with the renaming of the park.   Not available Video Video
22-252 15. Board Re-AppointmentsRicharda Duffy Momsen to the Ethics Review Commission by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Video Video
22-254 16. Board Re-AppointmentsDavid L. Kern to the Ethics Review Commission by Representative Peter Svarzbein, District 1.   Not available Video Video
22-262 17. Board Re-AppointmentsElena Grasheim to the Ethics Review Commission by City Representative Cassandra Hernandez, District 3.   Not available Video Video
22-237 18. Board Re-AppointmentsCasey Antonio Williams to the Ethics Review Commission by Representative Henry Rivera, District 7.   Not available Video Video
22-263 19. Board Re-AppointmentsHoward Pearlmutter to the Regional Renewable Energy Advisory Council by Representative Peter Svarzbein, District 1.   Not available Video Video
22-234 110. Board Re-AppointmentsMaria Fernanda Treviño to the Regional Renewable Energy Advisory Council by Representative Joe Molinar, District 4.   Not available Video Video
22-199 111. Board AppointmentsVictor Hurtado to the Historic Landmark Commission by Representative Alexsandra Annello, District 2. [POSTPONED FROM 02-15-2022]   Not available Video Video
22-264 112. Board AppointmentsLuis Miranda to the Regional Renewable Energy Advisory Council by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Video Video
22-240 113. 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 Video Video
22-233 114. Members of the City CouncilPresentation and update by the City Manager and staff on Phase 2 of the Body Worn Camera program for the El Paso Police Department.   Not available Video Video
22-261 115. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action regarding a Resolution that the City of El Paso appoint to the Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority Marybeth Stevens for Position 3, Laura M. Enriquez for Position 5 due to expire on February 1, 2024 and re-appoint Joe D. Wardy for Position 1 due to expire on February 1, 2023.   Not available Video Video
22-221 116. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending the Future Land Use Map (FLUM) contained in “Plan El Paso” for the properties legally described as a portion of Section 17, Block 79, Township 3 of the T & P RR Company Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from O6, Potential Annexation to G4, Suburban (Walkable). Subject Property: South of Bob Hope Drive and East of Joe Battle Boulevard Applicant: Socorro Independent School District, PLCP20-00001   Not available Video Video
22-223 117. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of the following real property known as PARCEL 1: The East ½ of the Northeast ¼ of the Southwest ¼ of the Southwest ¼, Section 17, Block 79, Township 3, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from R-F (Ranch and Farm) TO C-4 (Commercial); and, PARCEL 2: The East ½ of the Northwest ¼ of the Southwest ¼ of the Southwest ¼ & the West ½ of the Northwest ½ of the Southwest ¼ of the Southwest ¼, Section 17, Block 79, Township 3, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from R-F (Ranch and Farm) TO C-4 (Commercial); and, PARCEL 3: The Southeast ¼ of the Southwest ¼ of the Southwest ¼, Section 17, Block 79, Township 3, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from R-F (Ranch and Farm) TO C-4 (Commercial); and, PARCEL 4: The West ½ of the Southwest ¼ of the Southwest ¼ of the Southwest ¼ Section 17, Block 79, Township 3, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from R-F (Ranch and Farm) TO C-4   Not available Video Video
22-225 118. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Lot 12 and 13, save and except a portion thereof, R.L. Dorbandt Subdivision, 170 Polo Inn Road, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-4 (Residential) to R-MU (Residential Mixed Use) and approving a Master Zoning Plan. 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: 170 Polo Inn Road Applicant: Ricardo Pacheco and Cynthia Pacheco, PZRZ21-00025   Not available Video Video
22-226 119. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting Special Permit No. PZST21-00018, to allow for a crematorium on the property described as Lots 6 and 7, Block 2, Golden Gate Commercial Park, 1755 Zaragoza Road, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. The penalty is as provided for 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: 1755 Zaragoza Road Applicant: Golden Gate Family LTD, PZST21-00018 [POSTPONED FROM 03-29-2022]   Not available Video Video
22-236 120. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.041 (Schedule IVA - Parking prohibited during certain hours - school days only) of the City Code to amend paragraph A to delete certain streets and to add paragraph B to prohibit parking between the hours of 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. school days only on certain streets; amending section 12.88.030 (Schedules III - Parking prohibited at all times on certain streets), paragraph 355, to amend the prohibited parking area; amending section 12.88.200 (Schedules XVII - Restrictions on parking in residential districts) to amend Zone K to delete certain streets; amending 12.88.200 (Schedules XVII - Restrictions on parking in residential districts) to amend Zone N to amend prohibited parking times and add certain streets; the penalty being provided in Chapter 12.84 of the El Paso City Code.   Not available Video Video
22-251 121. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending the 2025 Proposed Thoroughfare System, as Incorporated into Plan El Paso, to delete the future extension of Bill Burnett Drive from Mercantile Avenue to Paseo del Este Boulevard.   Not available Video Video
22-246 122. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThis linkage to Strategic Plan is subsection 2.7 - Maximize Municipal Court efficiency and enhance customer experience. Discussion and action on the request that the City Council ratify the award of Municipal Court Software, Solicitation No. 2013-211R to Justice Systems, Inc. and that the City Council accept pricing for Maintenance and Support for an additional five year period, for an estimated amount of $789,237.50. The terms and conditions of the ratified award will remain unmodified including the ability to terminate the Maintenance and Support Agreement with thirty days’ notice. The City shall review the Award annually prior to the new fiscal year and terminate the Award in the event adequate funding is not allocated.   Not available Video Video
22-247 123. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 4.2 - Create innovative recreational, educational and cultural programs Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation of 2022-0153 Officials and Assigners for Sports to Tommy E. Hawkins dba Permian Basin USSSA for a three (3) year term estimated amount of $2,771,850.00. This contract will provide Officials and Assigners for Sports competitions. Contract Variance: The difference in price, based on comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $1,961,550.00 for the initial term, which represents a 242.08% increase due to changes in sports being officiated and additional games. Department: Parks and Recreation Vendor: Tommy E. Hawkins dba Permian Basin USSSA Midland, TX Item(s): All Initial Term: 3 years Annual Estimated Award: $923,950.00 Initial Term Estimated Award: $2,771,850.00 (3 years) Account No.: 522110 - 451 - 1000 - 51270 - P5113 Funding Source: General Fund District(s): All This is a Best Value contract. The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing and Parks and Recreation Departments re   Not available Video Video
22-228 124. 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 be authorized to issue a Purchase Order to Alon Brands, Inc. referencing Contract 2019-474 Vehicle Offsite Fueling. This will be a change order to increase the award by $648,750.00 for a total amount not to exceed $3,243,750.00. This change order will cover expenses for the remainder of the contract. This change order will allow offsite fueling for all City fleet. Department: Streets and Maintenance Award to: Alon Brands, Inc. Brentwood, TN Total Estimated Amount: $648,750.00 Account No.: 532 - 3600 - 531240 - 37020 - P3701 Funding Source: Internal Service Fund District(s): All   Not available Video Video
22-245 125. 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 2022-0375 Janitorial Services - Police Facilities to Ace Government Services LLC for an initial three (3) year term for an estimated amount of $1,873,863.00. The award also includes a two (2) year option for an estimated amount of $1,249,242.00. The total value of the contract is, including the initial term plus the option for a total of two (2) years, for an estimates amount of $3,123,105.00. This contract will allow janitorial services at various Police facilities. Contract Variance: The difference in price, based on comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $621,727.20 for the initial term, which represents a 49.65% increase due to price increases. Department: Streets and Maintenance Vendor: Ace Government Services, LLC El Paso, TX Item(s): All Initial Term: 3 years Option to Extend: 2 years Annual Estimated Award:    Not available Video Video
22-180 126. 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 Video Video
22-176 127. 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 Video Video
22-216 128. 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 Video Video
22-94 129. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of Lot 1, Block 2, Butterfield Trail Aviation Park Unit Three, Replat “A”, as recorded in file no. 20210042139, El Paso County Plat Records; and portions of Sections 22, 23, 26 and 27, Block 80, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from C-4 (Commercial) to M-1 (Light Manufacturing). 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: South of Liberty Expressway and East of Global Reach Drive Applicant: City of El Paso, PZRZ21-00030   Not available Video Video
22-95 130. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting Special Permit No. PZST21-00016, to allow for a governmental use, building (fire station) on the property described as Lots 17 to 20, Block 21, Montclair #3, 2405 McRae Boulevard, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, Pursuant to Section 20.04.320 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: 2405 McRae Boulevard Applicant: City of El Paso, PZST21-00016   Not available Video Video
22-118 131. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning for the property described as a portion of Lot A, Block 20, Montclair Unit Three, 9640 Montwood Drive, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-3 (Residential) to C-1 (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 Property: 9640 Montwood Drive. Applicant: 9640 Montwood LLC, PZRZ21-00026   Not available Video Video
22-244 132. Other BusinessDiscussion and action requesting City Council support for submission of the application entitled “Reclaiming Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing Dominance through Frontier Technologies” to Phase II of the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s Build Back Better Regional Challenge by the West Texas Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing Coalition, led by the University of Texas at El Paso’s Aerospace Center and of which the City of El Paso is a part.   Not available Video Video
22-231 133. Other BusinessDiscussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to exercise the three, one-year options contemplated in the initial award of contract 2021-0811, for the Job Order Construction and Facilities Construction, at the rate of $2,000,000 per year, for an aggregated maximum amount of $10,000,000 over the five-year term of the contract with ALPHA and VELIZ, respectively; and that the increased amounts are within the appropriate budgets of the project for a total amount of $20,000,000; and that the City Manager be authorized to establish the funding sources and make any necessary budget transfers and execute any and all documents necessary for the exercise of the three, one year options of contract 2021-0811.   Not available Video Video