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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/12/2022 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
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: 04-12-2022 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes Meeting Extra1: Not available  
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22-429 11. MinutesApproval of Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of March 29, 2022, the Agenda Review Meeting of March 28, 2022, and the Work Session of March 28, 2022.   Not available Video Video
22-431 12. ResolutionsREQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS   Not available Video Video
22-396 13. ResolutionsA Resolution to authorize the City Manager to sign a Concession License Agreement between the City of El Paso ("City") and 24 Hour Flower, Inc ("Concessionaire") to allow Concessionaire to operate automated retail machines at the El Paso International Airport, with Concessionaire's payment to the City being the greater of an amount based on the square footage of the concession site or a percentage of the revenues derived from the automated retail machines, for a one-year term, with an option to renew the Agreement for four additional one-year terms. Term for this agreement shall be for one (1) year with the option to extend for four additional one-year terms. Total value of the concession site is $1,362.50 annually at a rate of $54.50 per square foot. Agreement includes a percentage rent calculated at 12% of gross revenue derived from the automated retail machines.   Not available Video Video
22-413 14. ResolutionsA Resolution authorizing the City Manager or designee to make necessary budget transfers and to sign the Event Support Contract in an amount not to exceed $120,000 with Consortium Productions, Inc. for the City of El Paso to host the Sun City CRIT, May 6-8, 2022.   Not available Video Video
22-405 15. ResolutionsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 4.1 - Deliver bond projects impacting the quality of life across the city in a timely and efficient manner. That the Purchasing Director is authorized to notify MARTINEZ BROS. CONTRACTORS, LLC, that the City is terminating all remaining work under Contract: 2021-0260 Modesto Gomez Park Improvements effective April 12, 2022, without cause, pursuant to the provisions and requirements of Paragraph 6.9.2 of the Contract Clauses due to the necessity to modify the scope of work with an associated cost increase in excess of 25% of the initial contract value in violation of Texas Local Government Code Title 8 Subtitle C Chapter 271 Section 271.060(c). Department: Capital Improvement   Not available Video Video
22-406 16. ResolutionsA Resolution that City Council accepts the recommendation from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and hereby approves the renaming of Clark & Cleveland Park, located at the intersection of Clark Drive & Cleveland Avenue, within the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, as “Marina Rios Park.”   Not available Video Video
22-407 17. ResolutionsThat the City Council finds that the relocation of El Paso Electric improvements located on the Project site, and adjacent public areas and rights of way, is necessary for the construction and maintenance of City public improvements. That in accordance with Ordinance 16090, the City of El Paso requires the El Paso Electric Company to replace existing guy wire with sidewalk anchor at the El Paso Electric Company's expense. That the City Engineer is authorized and directed to coordinate with El Paso Electric to identify the specific El Paso Electric improvements that need to be replaced to accommodate the construction of the City improvements.   Not available Video Video
22-427 18. Board AppointmentsEmma Acosta to the El Paso Housing Finance Corporation by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Video Video
22-404 19. 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
22-424 110. Members of the City CouncilRecognition of the City of El Paso Environmental Services Department staff, led by Managing Director, Ellen Smyth, for their hard work, dedication and commitment to organize the 11th Annual Earth Day Celebration at the Municipal Services Center in District 7.   Not available Video Video
22-425 111. Members of the City CouncilRecognition of local artist, Cesar Inostroza, for successfully and beautifully sharing the mission of the City's Environmental Services Department through his newest mural "Symbiosis" located at the Municipal Services Center in District 7.   Not available Video Video
22-428 112. Members of the City CouncilRecognition of City Manager Tommy Gonzalez for being named the 2022 E. David Spong Lifetime Achievement Award recipient by the Malcolm Baldrige Foundation.   Not available Video Video
22-414 113. Operational Focus UpdatesThe securing of the Texas Democratic Party’s 2024 State Convention.   Not available Video Video
22-400 114. Operational Focus UpdatesBudget Update.   Not available Video Video
22-355 115. Operational Focus UpdatesUpdate on the state of homelessness in El Paso. [POSTPONED FROM 04-12-2022]   Not available Video Video
22-411 116. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and update on the AmeriCorps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program and the Foster Grandparent Program.   Not available Video Video
22-409 117. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending various sections of Title 19 (Subdivision and Development Plats), to adopt the El Paso Street Design Manual, to update references to the design standards for construction to the street design manual, and to update standards of construction for streets. The Penalty is as provided in Chapter 19.42 of the El Paso City Code.   Not available Video Video
22-410 118. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending the 2025 proposed thoroughfare system, as incorporated into “Plan El Paso” to add context area classifications to all included thoroughfares and to make minor changes to the thoroughfare system based on existing conditions and development patterns.   Not available Video Video
22-412 119. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Ordinance 011469 merging the membership of the Foster Grandparent Program Advisory Council and the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program Advisory Council into the AmeriCorps Seniors Advisory Council.   Not available Video Video
22-403 120. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection: 2.7 - Maximize Municipal Court efficiency and enhance customer experience. Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation 2022-0007R Collection Services for Delinquent Fines and Fees - Municipal Court to Delgado Acosta Spencer Linebarger & Perez, LLP for an initial four (4) year term for an estimated amount of $3,796,035.80. The award also includes, three (3), one (1) year options for an estimated amount of $2,847,026.85. The total value of the contract is, including the initial term plus the options, for a total of seven (7) years, for an estimated amount of $6,643,062.65. This contract will allow collection services for the Municipal Court. Contract Variance: No contract variance Department: Municipal Court Award to: Delgado Acosta Spencer Linebarger & Perez, LLP El Paso, TX Item(s): All Annual Estimated Award: $949,008.95 Initial Term: $3,796,035.80 (4 years) Option to Extend: $2,847,026.85 (3 years) Total Estimated Award: $6,643,062.65 (7 years) Account No.: 1   Not available Video Video
22-397 121. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsDiscussion and action on a Resolution for City Council to approve the revisions to the Neighborhood Traffic Management Program as shown in Exhibit “A” of the Resolution.   Not available Video Video
22-267 122. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of the Southwest ¼ of the Northwest ¼ of Section 16, Block 79, Township 3, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys, 1500 Joe Battle Boulevard, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-3 (Residential) to C-3 (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: 1500 Joe Battle Boulevard Applicant: City of El Paso, PZRZ21-00009   Not available Video Video
22-276 123. OrdinancesAn Ordinance releasing all conditions placed on property by Ordinance No. 8786 which changed the zoning of a portion of Lots 2 and 3 and all of Lots 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8, and the east 10’ of Lot 9, Block 7, Golden Hill Addition, 1519 and 1525 Golden Hill Terrace Street, 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 condition release 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: 1519 and 1525 Golden Hill Terrace Street Applicant: ML Real Property LLC, PZCR21-00001   Not available Video Video
22-345 124. 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 add paragraph 387 to prohibit parking on certain portions of Schwarzkopf Drive; the penalty being provided in Chapter 12.84 of the El Paso City Code.   Not available Video Video
22-426 125. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on an amendment to the resolution establishing the City of El Paso Ad Hoc Charter Advisory Committee in response to Council action on March 29, 2022, directing the City Manager to admit one representative of the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees Local 59 as an ex-officio member.   Not available Video Video
22-401 126. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on the FY 23 Community Project Funding requests to be submitted for consideration through the House Appropriations Committee process.   Not available Video Video
22-430 127. Other BusinessPresentation, discussion and action related to a Resolution authorizing the City Manager or his designee to approve a one-time payment to non-uniform new hires as part of the recruitment incentive pilot, and a compensation increase for non-uniformed full-time, part-time, temporary employees that increases the City’s minimum wage to $11.11 per hour.   Not available Video Video
22-398 128. 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 Project Management Services on a task by task basis by and between the City of El Paso and each of the following four (4) consultants: 1. Abacus PM, Inc. 2. Broaddus & Associates, Inc. 3. DE Corp. 4. ECM International, Inc. Each On Call Agreement will be for an amount not to exceed One Million and No/00 Dollars ($1,000,000.00). 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 Video Video
22-397 121. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsDiscussion and action on a Resolution for City Council to approve the revisions to the Neighborhood Traffic Management Program as shown in Exhibit “A” of the Resolution.   Not available Video Video
22-430 127. Other BusinessPresentation, discussion and action related to a Resolution authorizing the City Manager or his designee to approve a one-time payment to non-uniform new hires as part of the recruitment incentive pilot, and a compensation increase for non-uniformed full-time, part-time, temporary employees that increases the City’s minimum wage to $11.11 per hour.   Not available Video Video