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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/7/2022 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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22-705 11. MinutesApproval of Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of May 24, 2022, the Agenda Review of May 23, 2022, and the Emergency Meeting of May 23, 2022.   Not available Not available
22-706 12. Request to ExcuseExcuse Representative Claudia Rodriguez from the June 7, 2022 Regular City Council Meeting.   Not available Not available
22-597 13. ResolutionsA Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign the 1st Amendment to the Chapter 380 Economic Development Program Agreement (“Agreement”) between the CITY OF EL PASO and FLYZONE, LLC, to decrease the maximum, aggregated Grant payments due to the Applicant over the Term of the Agreement by 5 percent (from $162,863 to $154,720) as consideration for an approximate 5 percent reduction in the Minimum Investment required to be incurred by the Applicant (from $12,414,000 to $11,763,573). [POSTPONED FROM 05-24-2022]   Not available Not available
22-668 14. ResolutionsThat the Solid Waste liens on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved (See Attachment A)   Not available Not available
22-680 15. ResolutionsApprove a Resolution that the City Manager is hereby authorized to sign a temporary Alcohol Sales in Memorial Park Reserve for the 2022 Art in the Park Event. Further, that the City Manager and/or the Managing Director of Cultural Affairs and Recreation be authorized to sign any certification reports and amendments related to this agreement, including amendments that change the certification amount if needed.   Not available Not available
22-688 16. ResolutionsApprove a Resolution to authorize the City Manager or a designee to amend the 2022 Public Art Plan and enter into contracts and amendments to contracts to carry out the amended 2022 Public Art Plan.   Not available Not available
22-683 27. ResolutionsThat the City Manager be authorized to sign an Agreement for Professional Services by and between the CITY OF EL PASO and FOCUSED ADVOCACY, LLC, a Texas limited liability company, for professional consulting services related to legislative services, in the amount of $10,000 per month, for a term of twelve (12) months beginning July 1, 2022 and ending June 30, 2023, with two options to extend for one additional year at the same terms.   Not available Not available
22-685 18. ResolutionsThat the City Manager be authorized to sign a First Amendment to the On-Call Agreement for Professional Services (Appraisal Services) between the City of El Paso and CBRE, Inc., (the “Agreement”) amending the term of the Agreement from two years to three years; increasing the maximum contract amount for the term from $100,000.00 to $300,000.00; and providing for two one-year options to extend the Agreement with each option increasing the contract amount by an additional $100,000.00, for a total contract amount, including options, not to exceed $500,000.00.   Not available Not available
22-667 19. ResolutionsA Resolution to authorize the City Manager to sign a Traffic Signal Agreement between the City of El Paso and Franklin Property Pros. whereby the City agrees to maintain the traffic signal improvements installed by Franklin Property Pros., located at the intersection of State Highway 659 (N. Zaragoza Rd) and Henry Brennan Dr.   Not available Not available
22-682 110. ResolutionsThat the City Manager be authorized to sign an Agreement between the CITY OF EL PASO and the EL PASO COMMUNITY FOUNDATION (“EPCF”) to coordinate with the Shelter to promote programming initiatives, projects, and provide a not-for-profit vehicle for gifts from private and other donors for the benefit of the Shelter for a term of five (5) years and shall automatically renew for successive additional one (1) year periods.   Not available Not available
22-669 111. Board Re-AppointmentsMichelle Dioselina Esparza to the Committee on Border Relations by Representative Joe Molinar, District 4.   Not available Not available
22-715 112. Board Re-AppointmentsAnn Marie Canales to the Committee on Border Relations by Representative Cissy Lizarraga, District 8.   Not available Not available
22-700 113. Board Re-AppointmentsDeborah Zuloaga to the Greater El Paso Civic, Convention and Tourism Advisory Board by Representative Joe Molinar, District 4.   Not available Not available
22-664 114. Board Re-AppointmentsVictor Barajas to the Bicycle Advisory Committee by Representative Alexsandra Annello, District 2.   Not available Not available
22-723 115. Board AppointmentsMarisela Rios to the City Plan Commission by Representative Cassandra Hernandez, District 3.   Not available Not available
22-694 116. Board AppointmentsWesley Lawrence to the Regional Renewable Energy Advisory Council by Representative Cassandra Hernandez, District 3.   Not available Not available
22-676 117. Applications for Tax RefundsTax refund to North Point Capital, in the amount of $3,132.30 for an overpayment made on February 17, 2020 of 2019 taxes. (Geo. # X579-000-3180-2001) 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
22-697 118. Notice for NotationAccept the donation of $2,500 from Marathon Petroleum and $2,500 from ZTEX Construction for community engagement events in District 3.   Not available Not available
22-687 119. Requests to Issue Purchase OrdersThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 7.2 - Improve competitiveness through infrastructure improvements impacting the quality of life. Award Summary: Request that the Director of Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing be authorized to issue a Purchase Order to MJ Mader Enterprises, Inc. dba Bio Dyne Chemical Co. referencing Contract 2022-0156 Motor Oil, Antifreeze, Lubricants, Transmission and Hydraulic Oils & Fluids. This will be a change order to increase the award by $67,600.90 for a total amount not to exceed $740,397.40. This change order will cover expenses for the remainder of the contract for the initial term. Department: Streets and Maintenance Award to: MJ Mader Enterprises, Inc. dba Bio Dyne Chemical Co. El Paso, TX Total Estimated Amount: $67,600.90 Account No.: 532 - 3600 - 531240 - 37020 - P3701 Funding Source: Internal Service Fund District(s): All   Not available Not available
22-660 120. BidsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 2.3 - Increase public safety operational efficiency. The award of Solicitation 2022-0068 Engine and Transmission Lubricants, Coolants and Antifreeze to C&R Distributing, LLC for an initial term of three (3) years for an estimated amount of $123,797.70. The award also includes, a two (2) year option for an estimated amount of $82,531.80. 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 $206,329.50. This contract will supply the El Paso Fire Department fleet with lubricants. Contract Variance: The difference based in comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $18,798.30 for the initial term, which represents a 17.90% increase due to market prices increased substantially due to a disruption in the international supply chain. Department: Fire Department Award to: C&R Distributing, LLC El Paso, TX Item(s): All Annual Estimated Award: $ 41,265.90 Initial Term: $ 123,797.70 (3 years) Option to Extend: $ 82,5   Not available Not available
22-720 121. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a Resolution condemning the May 24, 2022 attack at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas and expressing condolences and deepest sympathies to those lost, injured and impacted by the horrific tragedy.   Not available Not available
22-720 121. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a Resolution condemning the May 24, 2022 attack at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas and expressing condolences and deepest sympathies to those lost, injured and impacted by the horrific tragedy.   Not available Not available
22-696 122. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to approve a Resolution recognizing and congratulating Destination El Paso and the El Paso Association of Fire Fighters IAFF Local 51 for their efforts to successfully secure El Paso as the location for the 2023 Texas State Association of Fire Fighters Convention.   Not available Not available
22-719 123. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action following a presentation by Moms on Board (MOB) regarding their requests for the Parks and Recreation Department to provide additional all-abilities playgrounds, shade structures, restrooms, and other family-friendly amenities.   Not available Not available
22-719 123. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action following a presentation by Moms on Board (MOB) regarding their requests for the Parks and Recreation Department to provide additional all-abilities playgrounds, shade structures, restrooms, and other family-friendly amenities.   Not available Not available
22-721 124. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action formalizing the names of the City of El Paso Open Space Preserves to read “Lost Dog” and “Knapp Land Nature Preserve”.   Not available Not available
22-711 125. Members of the City CouncilPresentation and update from HOME (a Texas municipal housing authority formerly known as the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso).   Not available Not available
22-662 126. Operational Focus UpdatesCouncil briefing from the Bond Overview Advisory Committee (BOAC).   Not available Not available
22-585 127. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Lot 1, Block 4, Riverside International Industrial Center, 9751 Pan American Drive, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-F (Ranch and Farm) 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: 9751 Pan American Drive Applicant: El Paso Water, PZRZ22-00004 [POSTPONED FROM 05-24-2022]   Not available Not available
22-657 128. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of Lot 27, Block 6, Stiles Gardens, 7249 Dale Road, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from A-2 (Apartment) 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: 7249 Dale Road Applicant: Scott Winton, PZRZ21-00031 [POSTPONED FROM 06-22-2022]   Not available Not available
22-658 129. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 3A, Nellie D. Mundy Survey No. 240, an addition to the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-3 (Residential) to A-4 (Apartment), and imposing a condition. 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: State Highway Spur 16 and Isela Rubalcava Ave. Applicant: Westonlane, LLC, PZRZ22-00002   Not available Not available
22-670 130. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute a quitclaim (tax resale) deed conveying all right, title and interest in real property described as Lots Twenty-nine (29) and Thirty (30) in Block Two (2), Orchard Park Addition to the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, to Figueroa Holdings, LLC (Figueroa), in accordance with Section 34.05 (h) of the Tax Code. This Deed is executed as a Corrected Tax Resale Deed, given and accepted in place of that deed executed by the City Manager, to Figueroa Holdings, LLC, so named in that instrument, dated September 14, 2018, and recorded in Ordinance Number 018848, in accordance with Section 34.05 (h) of the Tax Code. Said prior deed contained a clerical error in the property’s legal description. This Deed corrects the error and confirms the deed described above, and it shall be effective as of and retroactive to September 14, 2018 for the following described real property: Lot Twenty-nine (29) and a portion of lot Thirty (30), (30 ft. on street, 116.6 ft. on the North, 44 ft. on the East, and 115 ft. on the South) 4255 sq. ft., in Block    Not available Not available
22-663 131. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsDiscussion and action on the award of Task Order 6V-1 for Solicitation 2021-0811, Fire Station 21 (FS 21) Renovation to Veliz Company, LLC for a total estimated award of $1,458,799.08.   Not available Not available
22-686 132. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 2.9 - Promote Building Safety Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation 2022-0574 On Call Demolition to ALAMO ENVIRONMENTAL, INC. dba Alamo1 for a total estimated award of $1,674,528.35. This contract will facilitate the demolition of residential and commercial properties identified by the Building and Standards Commission that have been deemed dangerous and other capital project needs. Department: Capital Improvement Award to: ALAMO ENVIRONMENTAL, INC. dba Alamo1 San Antonio, TX Item(s): All Initial Term: 3 Years Base Bid I: $1,674,528.35 Total Estimated Award: $1,674,528.35 Account No.: Various Funding Source: Various District(s): All This is a low bid, unit price contract. The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing and Capital Improvement Departments recommend award as indicated to ALAMO ENVIRONMENTAL, INC. dba Alamo1 the lowes   Not available Not available
22-504 133. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting a Franchise for Elite Medical Air Transport, LLC d/b/a Emergent Air, to operate a non-emergency ambulance transfer service. [POSTPONED FROM 05-24-2022]   Not available Not available
22-176 134. 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
22-216 135. 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
22-677 236. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution authorizing that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Chapter 380 Economic Development Program Agreement (“Agreement”) by and between City of El Paso (“City”) and Champlain Cable Texas Corporation, a Wyoming Corporation; Champlain Cable Texas Lease Corporation, a Wyoming Corporation; and Champlain Cable Corporation, a Delaware Corporation; (jointly as “Applicant”) in support of a plant expansion project located at 9600 Pan American Boulevard, El Paso, Texas, 79927. The project includes the expansion of existing manufacturing operations. The Agreement requires the Applicant to make a minimum investment of $5,686,000. Over the term of the Agreement, the City shall provide economic incentives not to exceed $285,279.00 in the form of a Property Tax Rebate; a Development Fee Rebate; and a Construction Materials Sales Tax Rebate.   Not available Not available
22-678 137. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Chapter 380 Economic Development Program Agreement (“Agreement”) by and between City Of El Paso (“City”) and TransPerfect Translations International Inc. (“Applicant”) in support of a project which will establish an enterprise that will provide business services, translation, and global communications located in the City of El Paso. The Agreement requires the Applicant to make a minimum investment of $1,560,000. Over the Term of the Agreement, the City will provide performance-based incentives in an aggregate amount not to exceed $26,424.   Not available Not available
22-699 138. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution to establish City of El Paso Women's Commission comprised of members from across the community, inclusive of all, not a select or limited group, focused on Women's equality and protecting their rights. [POSTPONED FROM 06-07-2022]   Not available Not available
22-690 139. Other BusinessDiscussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign an Advance Funding Agreement Amendment #1 by and between the City of El Paso and the State of Texas, acting by and through the Texas Department of Transportation, for the Sean Haggerty Drive Extension project, for the design of a four lane bridge with pedestrian facilities from Nathan Bay Drive to Dyer Street, revising the project to include construction funding, and amending the estimated total project cost to $21,691,922.00, of which the estimated local government participation amount is $1,375,246.00.   Not available Not available
22-702 3EX1. Executive SessionCity Attorney and City Manager annual performance evaluations. Matter No. 21-1043-688 (551.071) (551.074)   Not available Not available
22-677 236. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution authorizing that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Chapter 380 Economic Development Program Agreement (“Agreement”) by and between City of El Paso (“City”) and Champlain Cable Texas Corporation, a Wyoming Corporation; Champlain Cable Texas Lease Corporation, a Wyoming Corporation; and Champlain Cable Corporation, a Delaware Corporation; (jointly as “Applicant”) in support of a plant expansion project located at 9600 Pan American Boulevard, El Paso, Texas, 79927. The project includes the expansion of existing manufacturing operations. The Agreement requires the Applicant to make a minimum investment of $5,686,000. Over the term of the Agreement, the City shall provide economic incentives not to exceed $285,279.00 in the form of a Property Tax Rebate; a Development Fee Rebate; and a Construction Materials Sales Tax Rebate.   Not available Not available