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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/19/2022 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: 07-19-2022 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes Meeting Extra1: Not available  
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22-896 11. MinutesApproval of the Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of July 6, 2022, the Agenda Review of July 5, 2022, the Work Session of July 5, 2022, and the Work Session of July 20, 2020.   Not available Video Video
22-895 12. Request to ExcuseExcuse Representative Joe Molinar from the July 19, 2022 Regular City Council Meeting.   Not available Not available
22-926 13. ResolutionsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection: 2.3 - Increase public safety operational efficiency. Award Summary: That the City Manager be authorized to sign a Professional Service Agreement for Psychological Examination and Services No. 2022-0215R for the Police Department by and between the City of El Paso and Integrity Employee Assistance, Inc., dba WellConnect, a Texas Corporation for a term of 36 months from the effective date of the Agreement and an option to extend for an additional 24 months, which may be exercised by the City Manager administratively, to be compensated on a per examination basis, for an estimated contract amount of $133,800.00 for the initial term and an estimated $89,200.00 if the option to extend is exercised. Contract Variance: The difference based in comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $13,000.00, which represents a 6.19% increase due to higher hourly rates. This is a Request for Qualifications, service contract. The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing and Police Departments recommend award as indicated to Integrity Empl   Not available Not available
22-912 14. ResolutionsThat the Solid Waste liens on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved (See Attachment A).   Not available Not available
22-921 15. ResolutionsThe linkage to the strategic plan is subsection 4.2 - Create innovative recreational, educational and cultural programs. Award Summary: That the City Manager be authorized to sign Consent to Assignment of Contract from Recorded Books Inc., (Assignor) to OverDrive, Inc. (“Assignee”) with respect to the City of El Paso’s Contract No. 2017-926R for Digital Provider and Access Platform (Re-bid).   Not available Not available
22-924 16. ResolutionsA Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign an agreement between the City of El Paso and the El Paso Veterinary Medical Association (EPVMA) for the City of El Paso to transfer $95,000 to the EPVMA to promote overall community health by increasing spaying and neutering pets to promote a healthy and sustainable animal community in the City.   Not available Not available
22-940 27. Board Re-AppointmentsBarbara Candelaria to the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee by Representative Claudia L. Rodriguez, District 6.   Not available Not available
22-946 28. Board Re-AppointmentsElvira Stephanie Frias to the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee by Representative Cissy Lizarraga, District 8.   Not available Not available
22-939 29. Board Re-AppointmentsRyann Fierro to the Bicycle Advisory Committee by Representative Cassandra Hernandez, District 3.   Not available Not available
22-936 210. Board AppointmentsLuis A. Rodriguez to the City Accessibility Advisory Committee by Representative Joe Molinar, District 4.   Not available Not available
22-944 211. Board AppointmentsPaula Patricia Flores Warnock to the Women’s Rights Commission by Representative Joe Molinar, District 4.   Not available Not available
22-910 112. 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 B)   Not available Not available
22-941 113. Notice for NotationAccept the donation of $250 from WestStar Bank for community engagement events in District 3.   Not available Not available
22-908 114. BidsThat the City Council approves a deductive change order in the amount of -$226,693.09 to Jordan Foster Construction LLC for the "New Community Centers: Alameda and Chamizal Recreation Center 2017-965R” contract.   Not available Not available
22-943 115. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City Council declares that the expenditure of District 1 discretionary funds in an amount not to exceed $5,000 to purchase decorations for the 2022 El Paso Winterfest, serves a municipal purpose of enhancing the quality of life through recreational, cultural and educational environments for El Paso residents; and that the City Manager be authorized to effectuate any budget transfer necessary to ensure that the funds are properly expended for such purpose and to execute any related agreements and amendments to such agreements.   Not available Video Video
22-945 116. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to direct the City Manager to identify additional budget adjustments to further reduce the proposed property tax rate for the next fiscal year and present the recommendations no later than the August 1, 2022 Special City Council Meeting.   Not available Video Video
22-905 117. Operational Focus UpdatesProvide an annual report to the City Council on the Stormwater Utility.   Not available Video Video
22-897 118. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting Special Permit No. PZST22-00007, to allow for Infill Development with a reduction in lot area, lot depth, rear yard setback, and cumulative front and rear yard setback, and imposing a condition on the property described as a portion of Lot 25 and a portion of Lot 26, Block J, Thomas Manor Unit Six, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, pursuant to Section 20.10.280 Infill Development 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: 7764 & 7768 Hockney Street Applicant: Armando Andres Saldivar, PZST22-00007   Not available Not available
22-909 119. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tracts 3 & 4, Block 6, Christy Tract, in Block 31, Ysleta Grant, 541 Schwabe Street, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-3 (Residential) and R-F (Ranch and Farm) to R-5 (Residential). 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: 541 Schwabe Street Applicant: John Sayen and Rosa Isela Sayen, PZRZ22-00010   Not available Not available
22-920 120. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting a Special Privilege License to 1031 Firestone, LLC to permit the construction, installation, maintenance use and repair of an aerial encroachment of an outdoor stairway for additional access to the property located at 1025 Texas Avenue, El Paso, Texas; setting the License term for a term of fifteen years (15) with one (1) renewable fifteen (15) year term. Subject Property: 1025 Texas Applicant: 1031 Firestone, LLC., NESV2022-00002   Not available Not available
22-861 121. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.150 (Schedule XIV-Speed Limits), to amend paragraph N (Speed limits on the following of Pershing Drive and Dyer Street) subparagraph 2; and to amend by deleting paragraph N-(Speed limits on the following of Pershing Drive and Dyer Street) subparagraph 3, to amend by deleting paragraph N (Speed limits on the following of Pershing Drive and Dyer Street) subparagraph 4; and to amend by deleting paragraph N (Speed limits on the following of Pershing Drive and Dyer street) subparagraph 5; the penalty being provided in Chapter 12.84 of the El Paso City Code.   Not available Not available
22-923 122. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 1.4 - Grow the core business of air transportation Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation 2022-0672 Runway 8R-26L Rehabilitation to Jordan Foster Construction, LLC for an estimated award of $13,092,848.45. The project consists of rehabilitating the pavement for Runway 8R-26L, associated taxiway connectors (TWY S, T, U, and V), and reconstructing a portion of Taxiway U. Department: El Paso International Airport Award to: Jordan Foster Construction, LLC El Paso, TX Item(s): Base Bid I and Base Bid II Initial Term: 302 Consecutive Calendar Days Base Bid: $8,847,160.95 Base Bid II: $4,245,687.50 Total Estimated Award: $13,092,848.45 Funding Source: Federal Aviation Administration and Airport Enterprise Account: 562-3010-62330-580270- G62A204002 562-3080-62335-580270- G62A204002 District(s): All This is a Low Bid procurement, unit price contract. The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing and Aviation Departments recommend award as indicated to Jordan Foster Construction, LLC, the lowest resp   Not available Video Video
22-915 123. 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 2022-0402 Canterbury Trail Improvements to BLACK STALLION CONTRACTORS, INC. for an estimated total amount of $2,967,572.40. This contract will allow for the construction of a trail that pedestrians, hikers, and bicyclists can use located along Canterbury Drive from Ridgecrest Drive to Stanton Street. Department: Capital Improvement Award to: BLACK STALLION CONTRACTORS, INC. El Paso, TX Item(s): Base Bid I, Base Bid II, Base Bid III, Base Bid IV, and Base Bid V Initial Term: 300 Consecutive Calendar Days Base Bid I: $956,239.81 Base Bid II: $503,908.92 Base Bid III: $97,967.47 Base Bid IV: $918,798.67 Base Bid V: $490,657.53 Total Estimated Award: $2,967,572.40 Funding Source: 2013 Street Infrastructure Accounts: 190-4740   Not available Video Video
22-927 124. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsDiscussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign an Agreement for Professional Services by and between the City of El Paso and Consor Engineers, LLC, a Florida, USA, Foreign LLC, for a project known as “Architect and Engineering Services for Arterial Lighting Package 5 - Resler and Edgemere” for an amount not to exceed $1,118,398.17; that the City Engineer is authorized to approve additional Basic Services and Reimbursables for an amount not to exceed Fifty Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($50,000.00) and to approve Additional Services for an amount not to exceed Fifty Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($50,000.00) if such services are necessary for the proper execution of the project and that the increased amounts are within the appropriate budgets of the project for a total amount of $1,218,398.17; and that the City Manager be authorized to establish the funding sources and make any necessary budget transfers and execute any and all documents for the execution of the Agreement.   Not available Video Video
22-922 125. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsDiscussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign an Agreement for Professional Services by and between the City of El Paso and Consor Engineers, LLC, a Florida, USA, Foreign LLC, for a project know as “Architect and Engineering Services for Arterial Lighting Package 6 - Trawood, Hunter, McCombs and Rojas” for an amount not to exceed $709,891.87; that the City Engineer is authorized to approve additional Basic Services and Reimbursables for an amount not to exceed Fifty Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($50,000.00) and to approve Additional Services for an amount not to exceed Fifty Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($50,000.00) if such services are necessary for the proper execution of the project and that the increased amounts are within the appropriate budgets of the project for a total amount of $809,891.87; and that the City Manager be authorized to establish the funding sources and make any necessary budget transfers and execute any and all documents for the execution of the Agreement.   Not available Not available
22-754 126. 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 [POSTPONED FROM 07-19-2022]   Not available Video Video
22-755 127. 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 Video Video
22-775 128. 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 Video Video
22-844 129. OrdinancesAn Ordinance adopting the “El Paso Complete Streets Policy - July 2022” as an addendum to the City of El Paso’s Comprehensive Plan, “Plan El Paso”.   Not available Not available
22-837 130. OrdinancesAn Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign an Offer to Sell, a deed, and any other documents necessary to convey approximately 1.432 acres of land to the United States of America and its assigns, Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, legally described as portion of Sections 33 and 40, Block 80, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas.   Not available Video Video
22-916 131. Other BusinessDiscussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign a Chapter 380 Economic Development Program Agreement (“Agreement”) by and between the City of El Paso (“City”) and ISARON, LLC (“Applicant”) in support of an infill development project located at 5049 Crossroads Drive, El Paso, Texas 79932. The Agreement requires the Applicant to make a minimum investment of $900,000 over the term of the agreement the City shall provide economic incentives not to exceed $31,315 in the form of a Property Tax Rebate, a Construction Materials Sales Tax Rebate, and a Building Construction Fee Rebate.   Not available Video Video
22-928 132. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution to adopt the City of El Paso Infill and Redevelopment Policy.   Not available Video Video
22-918 133. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of El Paso to sign Letters of Support, on behalf of the City Council, in support of El Paso Water Utilities - Public Service Board (“EPWater”) pursuit of specified funding opportunities, provided the project does not conflict with City programmatic priorities; and requiring EPWater to coordinate with the City Manager and Mayor prior to requesting Letters of Support.   Not available Video Video
22-751 134. 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 AND 07-06-2022]   Not available Video Video
22-928 132. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution to adopt the City of El Paso Infill and Redevelopment Policy.   Not available Video Video
22-928 132. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution to adopt the City of El Paso Infill and Redevelopment Policy.   Not available Video Video