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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/22/2022 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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22-743 11. MinutesApproval of Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of June 7, 2022, the Agenda Review Meeting of June 6, 2022, the Work Session of June 6, 2022, the Special Meeting of June 6, 2022, the Work Session of May 23, 2022, the Work Session of June 6, 2020, and the March 30, 2020 Corrected Minutes.   Not available Not available
22-815 12. Request to ExcuseREQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS   Not available Not available
22-745 13. ResolutionsThat the City Manager, or designee, be authorized to sign an Underground Electrical and Transformer Pad Easement, granting an easement to the El Paso Electric Company to provide electrical power to property located at the intersection of Hawkins Boulevard and Shuttle Columbia Drive, legally described as a 0.0357- acre Portion of Lot 2, Block 21, El Paso International Airport Tracts Unit 11, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas a subdivision recorded in Volume 71, Page 29, File No. 96028634 of the plat records of El Paso County, Texas.   Not available Not available
22-776 14. ResolutionsThat the City Manager be authorized to sign a Consent to Assignment from MARTIN BUILDING, LLC, to 204 MILLS PARTNERS, LLC, with respect to the City of El Paso’s Chapter 380 Agreement for the renovation, restoration and rehabilitation of a commercial property located at 204 E. Mills, El Paso, Texas.   Not available Not available
22-756 15. ResolutionsThat the City Council approves the recommendation of the Board of Directors of the City of El Paso Municipal Management District No. 1 that the following persons be named directors of the District for four-year terms expiring in June 2026: • James Feagin • Brent D. Harris • Scott Weaver   Not available Not available
22-779 16. ResolutionsThat the City Manager be authorized to sign Addendum No. 1 to Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of El Paso and El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association relating to the implementation of the Lateral Police Officer Program.   Not available Not available
22-739 17. 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
22-767 18. ResolutionsA Resolution finding that the relocation of El Paso Electric poles, lines, conduits, other construction or improvements is necessary when associated with various City of El Paso projects and that, in accordance with Ordinance 16090, the City of El Paso requires El Paso Electric to change the route or position of its poles, lines, conduits or other construction at the Company's expense; authorizing the City Manager or his/her designee to sign a Letter of Resolution directing El Paso Electric to change the route or position of its infrastructure in order to facilitate the construction and work associated with City construction projects; and authorizing and directing the City Engineer or his/her designee to coordinate with El Paso Electric to identify the specific El Paso Electric infrastructure that will need to be relocated to accommodate the construction of the City improvements, any adjacent property, public areas, and rights of way.   Not available Not available
22-820 19. Board AppointmentsHolt Grambling to the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Five by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Not available
22-819 110. Board AppointmentsAlfredo Borrego to the Community Development Steering Committee by Representative Alexsandra Annello, District 2.   Not available Not available
22-750 111. 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
22-816 112. Notice of Campaign ContributionsFor notation pursuant to Section 2.92.080 of the City Code, receipt of campaign contribution of five hundred dollars or greater by Representative Claudia L. Rodriguez in the amount of $2,500.00 from JP Bryan.   Not available Not available
22-774 113. Requests to Issue Purchase OrdersThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 1.4 - Grow the core business of air transportation. Award Summary: That the Director of the Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing Department be authorized to issue Purchase Orders for 2022 - 0699 Airport Advertisement at the Chihuahuas’ Stadium to MountainStar Sports Group, LLC dba El Paso Stadium Operations Company, for a term of three (3) years. The total contract estimated amount is $386,362.50. This contract will allow the El Paso International Airport to promote initiatives, projects, or announcements at Southwest University Park. Contract Variance: N/A Department: El Paso International Airport Award to: MountainStar Sports Group, LLC dba El Paso Stadium Operations Company El Paso, TX Term: Three (3) Years Year 1: $125,000.00 Year 2: $128,750.00 Year 3: $132,612.50 Total Estimated Amount: $386,362.50 Account No.: 562-3000-62030-521170 Funding Source: Airport Operations Funds District(s): All This purchase is pursuant Texas Local Government Code Exemption 252.022 (1   Not available Not available
22-817 114. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a Resolution recognizing the month of June 2022 as Pride Month and accepting a donation of a Progress Pride flag from EP Sun City Pride and to have City Hall fly the Progress Pride flag every year in June in solidarity with the LGBTQIA+ Community.   Not available Not available
22-823 115. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to approve a Resolution recognizing June 19, 2022 as Juneteenth Independence Day and recognizing organizations and citizens of El Paso who celebrate this important day to our nation.   Not available Not available
22-825 116. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action approving a Resolution authorizing the use of District 1 discretionary funds in the amount of $6,259.00, to supplement funding the Borderland Neighborhood Association’s Project of purchasing and installing a security camera system for Borderland Park.   Not available Not available
22-826 117. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to direct the City Manager to designate March 31st of each year as an official City of El Paso holiday as part of continued efforts to address systemic barriers to racism and better include, celebrate, and uplift communities of color in honor of Cesar Chavez Day.   Not available Not available
22-766 118. Operational Focus UpdatesTexas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) operational update on projects currently in design and estimated completion dates for construction projects to include reporting on aesthetic/landscaping elements.   Not available Not available
22-754 119. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 9A1, 9B1, Laura E. Mundy Survey 238 and a portion of Nellie D. Mundy Survey No. 244, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-5/c (Residential/conditions) to C-2/c (Commercial/conditions) and from R-5/sp (Residential/special permit) to C-2 (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: Generally North of Transmountain Road and East of Interstate 10 Applicant: EP Transmountain Residential, LLC. PZRZ22-00009   Not available Not available
22-755 120. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting Special Permit No. PZST22-00004, to allow for a governmental use, building (Environmental Service Department - Citizen Collection Station) on the property described as Lot 3, Block 1, Castner Range Subdivision #1, 9135 Stahala Drive, 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: 9135 Stahala Drive Applicant: City of El Paso, PZST22-00004   Not available Not available
22-775 121. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 4-A-1, Tract 4-A-2, Tract 4-B, Tract 4-C, Tract 4-D, Block 14, Ysleta Grant, 8100 North Loop Drive, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-3 (Residential) to C-2 (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: 8100 North Loop Drive Applicant: Ray Mancera, PZRZ22-00001   Not available Not available
22-758 122. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign a Purchase and Sale Agreement, Special Warranty Deed and any other documents necessary to convey to Franklin Mountain Communities, LLC, approximately 1.73 acres of land being described as a portion of Section 20, Block 81, Township 1 and portion of Section 19, Block 80, Township 1, Texas & Pacific Railway Company Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas.   Not available Not available
22-771 123. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThis linkage to Strategic Plan is subsection 4.2 - Create innovative recreational, educational and cultural programs. Discussion and action on the request that the Director of Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing be authorized to issue a purchase order to Sirsi Corporation dba SirsiDynix referencing Contract 2019-814 Integrated Library Services System Software. This change order is to increase the contract by $92,018.10 for a total amount not to exceed $998,628.23. The change order is to add the maintenance of the SirsiDynix mobile app and inclusion of eResource Central gateway services and connectors for the remainder of the contract. Contract Variance: No contract variance Department: Library Award to: Sirsi Corporation dba SirsiDynix Lehi, UT Total Estimated Amount: $92,018.10 Account No.: 239-522290-1000-15240-P1506 Funding Source General Funds District(s): All This is a Sole Source, service contract.   Not available Not available
22-772 124. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to Strategic Plan is subsection 6.2 - Implement employee benefits and services that promote financial security. Award Summary: Discussion and action of the award of Solicitation No. 2022-0194R Benefit Consulting Services to Gallagher Benefits Services, Inc., for an initial term of five (5) years for an estimated amount of $738,750.00. The award also includes a three (3) year option for an estimated amount of $443,250.00. The total contract value is, including the initial term plus options is eight (8) years, for an estimated amount of $1,182,000.00. Contract Variance: The difference based in comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $204,150.00 for the initial term, which represents a 38.19% increase due to higher hourly rates and new services added to this contract. Department: Human Resources Award to: Gallagher Benefits Services, Inc. Rolling Meadows, IL Item(s): All Initial Term: 5 years Option to Extend: 3 years Annual Estimated Award: $ 147,750.00 Initial Term Estimated Award: $ 738,750.00 (5 years) Option Term   Not available Not available
22-768 125. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 7.2 - Improve competitiveness through infrastructure improvements impacting the quality of life. Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation 2022-0508 Pebble Hills Blvd, Airport Rd, Vista del Sol Dr, Arterial Lighting and Landscape Improvements to MARTINEZ BROS. CONTRACTORS, LLC for Base Bid I: $437,229.91, Base Bid II: $1,182,994.67, Base Bid III: $3,513,400.73 and Additive Alternate I: $358,576.05 for a total estimated award of $5,492,201.36. This project consists of arterial lighting and landscape improvements along Pebble Hills, Airport Rd. and Vista del Sol. Department: Capital Improvement Award to: MARTINEZ BROS. CONTRACTORS, LLC El Paso, TX Item(s): Base Bid I, II, III & Additive Alternate I Initial Term: 570 Consecutive Calendar Days Base Bid I: $437,229.91 Base Bid II: $1,182,994.67 Base Bid III: $3,513,400.73 Additive Alternate I: $358,576.05 Total Estimated Award: $5,492,201.36 Account No.: 190 - 4745 - 28900 - 580220 - PCP20ST013 Funding Source: 2019 Capital Plan District(s): 3,6,   Not available Not available
22-176 126. 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
22-216 127. 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
22-521 128. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending the Future Land Use Map (FLUM) contained in “Plan El Paso” for the properties legally described as Tract 1C, Block 1 and Tract 1A, Block 2, Ysleta Grant, 9879 North Loop Drive, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from O-3, Agriculture to G-7, Industrial and/or Railyards. Subject Property: 9879 North Loop Drive Applicant: Hunt Eastlake Industrial, LLC. PLCP21-00004 [POSTPONED FROM 05-10-2022]   Not available Not available
22-522 129. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 1C, Block 1 and Tract 1A, Block 2, Ysleta Grant, 9879 North Loop Drive, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-F (Ranch and Farm) to C-4/c (Commercial/condition) 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: 9879 North Loop Drive Applicant: Hunt Eastlake Industrial, LLC, PZRZ21-00017 [POSTPONED FROM 05-10-2022]   Not available Not available
22-523 130. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending the Future Land Use Map (FLUM) contained in “Plan El Paso” for the properties legally described as Tract 2, 2B, and 3D, Block 2, Ysleta Grant, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from O-3, Agriculture to G-4, Suburban (Walkable). Subject Property: North of Inglewood Drive and West of North Loop Drive Applicant: BRE Development, LLC. PLCP21-00005 [POSTPONED FROM 05-10-2022]   Not available Not available
22-524 131. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of Tracts 2, 2B, and 3D, Block 2, Ysleta Grant, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-F (Ranch and Farm) to A-O/c (Apartment/Office/condition), 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: North of Inglewood Drive and West of North Loop Drive Applicant: BRE Development, LLC. PZRZ21-00035 [POSTPONED FROM 05-10-2022]   Not available Not available
22-585 132. 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
22-657 133. 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
22-658 134. 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
22-670 135. 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
22-773 136. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on the proposed programs and projects for inclusion as part of the Community Progress Bond.   Not available Not available
22-691 137. ResolutionsDiscussion and action on the final draft of “Onward Alameda” Corridor Plan for Alameda Avenue (SH-20) from downtown to the east side city limit.   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
22-736 139. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on the Resolution that the City reviews and approves the issuance of the Unlimited Tax Bonds, Series 2022 by Paseo Del Este Municipal Utility District No. 6 with the acknowledgement that the issuance of such bonds does not constitute debt issuance by the City of El Paso.   Not available Not available
22-744 140. Other BusinessPresentation of, and discussion and action on, the recommendations of the Ad Hoc Charter Advisory Committee.   Not available Not available
22-692 141. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on Sunglow and Lockheed Median Improvements Solicitation 2021-1339 Landscape Maintenance Agreement between the City of El Paso (“City”) and the Texas Department of Transportation to maintain specified landscape improvements on the Lockheed Drive/Sunglow Way Median Improvement project, located next to US 62/180 (Montana Avenue).   Not available Not available
22-764 142. Other BusinessDiscussion and action that the City Council approves a deductive change order in the amount of $273,689.01 to Jordan Foster Construction, LLC for the 2018-1613R Hawkins Boulevard Reconstruction Contract. The City Manager, or designee, is authorized to execute any documents and contract amendments needed to carry out this action.   Not available Not available
22-751 143. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution approving recommendations, as set forth in Exhibit A and Exhibit B, for the Neighborhood Improvement Program (NIP) Round 5 projects funded under the 2012 Quality of Life (QOL) bond, and Round 4 Project Adjustment/Reallocations. [POSTPONED FROM 06-22-2022]   Not available Not available
22-807 1EX1. Executive SessionPurchase, sale, exchange or value of real property located in Northeast El Paso, Texas. Matter No. 21-1004-1393 (551.072)   Not available Not available
22-829 1EX2. Executive SessionMax Grossman Lawsuit v. City of El Paso; Texas Supreme Court, Case No. 21-1105. Matter No. 17-1001-171.001 (551.071)   Not available Not available
22-799 1EX3. Executive SessionDaniel Tovar v. City of El Paso Cause No.:2019DCV1249. Matter No. 19-1005-1751 (551.071)   Not available Not available
22-801 1EX4. Executive SessionTGS Annual Gas Reliability Infrastructure Program ("GRIP") Application for Annual Interim Rate Adjustment - RRC #00008972. Matter No. 22-1008-189 (551.071)   Not available Not available
22-822 1EX5. Executive SessionDiscussion regarding the value and purchase/sale of real property managed by the El Paso Water Utilities located in Central/East El Paso, Texas. Matter No. 21-1009-1122 (551.072)   Not available Not available
22-808 1EX6. Executive SessionPurchase, sale or value of real property located in West El Paso. Matter No. 20-1004-1140 (551.072)   Not available Not available
22-810 1EX7. Executive SessionPurchase, lease, exchange of real property located near East El Paso, Texas. Matter No. 22-1004-1384 (551.072)   Not available Not available
22-811 1EX8. Executive SessionPurchase, lease, exchange of real property located in East El Paso, Texas. Matter No. 22-1004-1370 (551.072)   Not available Not available
22-806 1EX9 Executive SessionEconomic Incentives for a Technology Firm to be located in the City of El Paso. Matter No. 22-1007-2887 (551.087)   Not available Not available