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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/16/2022 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: 08-16-2022 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes Meeting Extra1: Not available  
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22-1026 11. MinutesApproval of the Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of August 2, 2022, the Agenda Review of August 1, 2022, the Work Session of August 1, 2022, and the Special Meeting of August 1, 2022.   Not available Video Video
22-1025 12. Request to ExcuseREQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS   Not available Video Video
22-1009 13. ResolutionsThat the City Manager be authorized to sign an Air Cargo Building Lease Agreement by and between the City of El Paso ("Lessor") and Global Aviation Services, LLC ("Lessee"), for warehouse space, loading dock, and to use a portion of the parking area and the roadway, located at the property known as Air Cargo Building #2, 6411 Convair Road, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas (approximately 5,100 SQ FT), municipally known and numbered as 6411 Convair Road, El Paso, Texas. The term begins on August 16, 2022 ("Effective Date") and ends on August 15, 2023. The monthly fee is $1,281.68. There are two options of one year each that can be exercised with a 90-day notice to the Lessor.   Not available Video Video
22-1015 14. ResolutionsThat the City Manager be authorized to sign an Agreement for Professional Services by and between the CITY OF EL PASO and WOOD ENVIRONMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE SOLUTIONS, INC., a Nevada Company authorized to do business in Texas, for a project known as “RUNWAY 8R-26L REHABILITATION GEOTECH & MATERIALS TESTING” for an amount not to exceed $270,295.00; that the City Engineer is authorized to approve additional Basic Services and Reimbursable Expenses 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 Three Hundred Seventy Thousand Two Hundred Ninety-Five Dollars and 00/100 Dollars ($370,295.00); 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 execution of the Agreement.   Not available Video Video
22-1019 15. ResolutionsA Resolution to authorize the City Manager, or designee, to sign a Lessor's Approval of Assignment by and between the City of El Paso ("Lessor"), El Paso Sun Park, LTD ("Assignor") and Mountain Pass Business Park, LP ("Assignee") for real property described as, all of Lot 2, Block 15, El Paso International Airport Tracts, Unit 11, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, more commonly referred to as 1749 Hawkins, El Paso, Texas. The initial term is forty (40) years plus one (1) additional option to extend for a period of ten (10) years and annual rent is $46,791.76.   Not available Video Video
22-1018 16. ResolutionsThat the City Manager or Designee be authorized to sign the Interlocal Agreement between the County of El Paso, Texas and the City of El Paso, Texas to submit a joint application to the Department of Justice under the 2022 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG), in the amount of $210,519.00. The funds received under the JAG program will be allocated 50% to the County of El Paso, Texas $105,259.50 and 50% to the City of El Paso, Texas, $105,259.50. No cash match or in-kind is required.   Not available Video Video
22-1033 17. ResolutionsThat the City Manager be authorized to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of El Paso and the El Paso Independent School District (EPISD) relating to the use of off-duty El Paso Police Department (EPPD) officers as school resource officers (SROs) at EPISD campuses.   Not available Video Video
22-1012 18. ResolutionsThat the Solid Waste liens on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved (See Attachment A).   Not available Video Video
22-1020 19. ResolutionsA Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a Lease Agreement by and between the CITY OF EL PASO (“Landlord”) and WATERMILL EXPRESS, LLC. (“Tenant”) for use of the property known as 8824 Alameda Ave., El Paso, Texas for an initial term of five (5) years with two (2) renewal terms of five (5) years each. [POSTPONED FROM 08-16-2022]   Not available Video Video
22-1028 110. ResolutionsApprove a Resolution to update the City of El Paso Investment Policy for fiscal year 2023.   Not available Video Video
22-1040 111. ResolutionsApprove a Resolution to accept the annual review of the Service and Assessment Plan for the El Paso Public Improvement District No. 2 (Eastside Sports Complex), approved on October 17, 2017.   Not available Video Video
22-1050 112. ResolutionsA Resolution to find that the taxpayer, MORENO ALEJANDRO & KARLA S., has met the requirements of Section 33.011 of the Tax Code for the request of waiver of penalties and interest and the City waives the penalty and interest amount on the 2021 delinquent taxes pursuant to Section 33.011(j)(1) of the Tax Code in the amount of $662.92, for the property with the following legal description: 5 CORONADO OAKS #2 LOT 24 (15788.87 SQ FT).   Not available Video Video
22-1023 113. ResolutionsA Resolution that the City Manager or designee be authorized to sign a local government approval letter for nonprofit organizations conducting Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) shelter activities, approving the emergency shelter activities provided by El Paso Center for Children, Inc. within the City of El Paso.   Not available Video Video
22-1059 214. Board Re-AppointmentsGina Roe-Davis to the Greater El Paso Civic, Convention and Tourism Advisory Board by Mayor Oscar Leeser.   Not available Video Video
22-1060 215. Board Re-AppointmentsJohnny Escalante to the Greater El Paso Civic, Convention and Tourism Advisory Board by Representative Peter Svarzbein, District 1.   Not available Video Video
22-1062 216. Board AppointmentsHala Abdel-Jaber to the Civil Service Commission by Representative Peter Svarzbein, District 1.   Not available Video Video
22-1022 117. Applications for Tax RefundsTax refund to Eduardo Luna, in the amount of $3,615.08 for an overpayment made on July 17, 2022 of 2021 taxes. (Geo. # E014-999-0920-0100). 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 Video Video
22-1041 118. BidsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 4.2 - Create innovative recreational, educational and cultural programs Award Summary: The award of Solicitation No. 2022-0517 Fitness Equipment Maintenance and Repair Services to Delgado’s Repair and Maintenance for an initial term of three (3) years for a total estimated award of $105,000.00. The award also includes a two (2) year option for an estimated amount of $70,000.00. The total value of the contract is, including the initial term plus the option for a total of two (2) years, for an estimated amount of $175,000.00. The award will allow the Parks and Recreation Department to have access to repair services for all fitness equipment located at each of the City’s recreational facilities. Contract Variance: No contract variance. Department: Parks and Recreation Vendor: Delgado’s Repair and Maintenance El Paso, TX Initial Term: 3 years Option to Extend: 2 years Annual Estimated Award: $35,000.00 Total Estimated Award: $175,000.00 (5 years) Account No.: 522150 - 451 - 1000 - 51230 - P5106 Funding Source: General    Not available Video Video
22-1030 119. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City of El Paso recognizes Eastwood High School senior, Alexis Montes, for finishing second at the USMC/USAW Junior and Cadet National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota and wishes her a successful last wrestling season as a Trooper.   Not available Video Video
22-1031 120. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City of El Paso celebrates the month of August as Ysleta High School 95th Anniversary Month in honor and commemoration of Ysleta High School’s 95th year serving El Paso’s Mission Valley.   Not available Video Video
22-1068 121. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to recognize the Santos family and the Fox Plaza Food City Supermarket, staff, and customers for the impact they have made since 1972 on past and future generations of El Paso citizens.   Not available Video Video
22-1045 122. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation, discussion and action on the City of El Paso's legislative agenda for the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video
22-1007 123. OrdinancesAn Ordinance vacating a 1,947 square-foot portion of Grandview Avenue located within Block 7, Highland Park Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. Subject Property: 1901 Grandview Ave. Applicant: Physician Reliance, LLC SURW22-00003   Not available Video Video
22-1013 124. OrdinancesAn Ordinance vacating a 1,742 square-foot portion of a 20 foot wide alley and utility easement located within Block 2, Mills Map Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. Subject Property: 415 North Mesa St. Applicant: Mills Plaza Properties VIII, LP SURW22-00002   Not available Video Video
22-1017 125. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of the East ½ of Lot 22, Block B, Pioneer Subdivision, 6519 S. Angora Loop Street, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-4 (Residential) to A-O (Apartment/Office). 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: 6519 S. Angora Loop St. Applicant: Sofia Aguilera, PZRZ21-00032   Not available Video Video
22-1034 126. OrdinancesAn Ordinance removing a condition placed on property by Ordinance No. 15503 which changed the zoning of Lot 1, Block 1, of Leegacy Subdivision, 1426 George Dieter Drive, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, and which imposed a condition. 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: 1426 George Dieter Drive Applicant: Dr. William Boushka, EBB Holding LLC, PZCR22-00002   Not available Video Video
22-1036 127. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 17-C-85, Section 8, Block 79, Township 3, Texas Pacific Railway Surveys, 1681 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: 1681 Joe Battle Boulevard Applicant: Vesir Properties LLC, PZRZ22-00013   Not available Video Video
22-1037 128. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 5A, Section 15, Block 80, Township 1, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys, 12191 Railroad Drive, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-F (Ranch and Farm) to C-4 (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: 12191 Railroad Drive Applicant: Jose Frias, PZRZ22-00017   Not available Video Video
22-1038 129. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of the following real property known as: Parcel-7: the east 10 feet of Lot 4 and all of Lots 5, 6, and 7, Los Ranchitos Subdivision Replat, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from C-1 (Commercial) to R-4 (Residential); and, Parcel-8: Lots 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12, Los Ranchitos Subdivision Replat, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from C-2/sc (Commercial/special contract) to R-4/sc (Residential/special contract); and, Parcel-9: Lots 13, 14, 15, and 16, Los Ranchitos Subdivision, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from C-1/sc (Commercial/special contract) to R-4/sc (Residential/special contract); and, Parcel-10: Lot 85, Los Ranchitos Subdivision, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from C- 1/sc (Commercial/special contract) to R-4/sc (Residential/special contract); and, Parcel-11: Lots 82, 83, and 84, Los Ranchitos Subdivision, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from C-1 (Commercial) to R-4 (Residential); and, Parcel-12: Lots 62 and 77, Los Ranchitos Subdivision, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, from C-1 (Commercial) to R-4    Not available Video Video
22-1039 130. OrdinancesAn Ordinance changing the zoning of Lot 1, Block 1, Shadow Mountain Unit 2, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from C-1 (Commercial) to G-MU (General Mixed Use) and approving a Master Zoning Plan, and amending the Master Zoning Plan approved on July 19, 2016, by Ordinance No. 18541 for the rezoning to G-MU (General Mixed Use) of Lot 1, Block 1, Shadow Mountain, 201 Shadow Mountain Drive, 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 rezoning and master zoning plan amendment 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: 201 Shadow Mountain Dr. Applicant: Meyers Group, Oswaldo Hernandez, PZRZ22-00007   Not available Video Video
22-998 131. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Ordinance 8064 (Classification and compensation Plan) to amend Section 4.5 (Observed Holidays) to add Cesar Chavez Day.   Not available Video Video
22-1014 132. 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 GARVER, LLC., an Arkansas Limited Liability Company, for a project known as “RUNWAY 8R-26L REHABILITATION ~ CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT & INSPECTION SERVICES” for an amount not to exceed ONE MILLION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY FOUR THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($1,164,200); that the City Engineer is authorized to approve additional Basic Services and Reimbursable Expenses 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 exceed ONE MILLION TWO HUNDRED SIXTY FOUR THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($1,264,200); and that the City Manager be authorized to establish the funding sources and make any necessary budget transfers and execute an   Not available Video Video
22-1046 133. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection: 1.5 - Stimulate economic growth through transit and bridges integration Award Summary: Discussion and action on the request that the Director of the Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing Department be authorized to issue a Purchase Order to Duncan Parking Technologies, Inc., the sole source provider for the 2022-0643 Single Parking Meters for a term of three (3) years for an estimated amount of $1,213,816.00, with the stipulation that the vendor provides an updated sole source letter and affidavit each year. This contract will allow standardization of single space parking meter system and eliminates any modifications or edits to current system. Contract Variance: The difference based in comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $595,816.00 for the initial term, which represents a 96.41% increase due to additional supplies and services under this contract. Department: International Bridges Award to: Duncan Parking Technologies, Inc. Milwaukee, WI Initial Term: 3 years Annual Estimated Award: $404,605.33 Tot   Not available Video Video
22-1042 134. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection: 2.3 - Increase public safety operational efficiency. Award Summary: Discussion and action that the City Council ratify the award of Contract 2022-0476 Records Management Software to CentralSquare Technologies, LLC, the sole distributor for the Records Management Software (FireRECORDS) and that the City Council accept pricing for Maintenance and Support for a term of three (3) years for an estimated amount of $310,430.01 with the stipulation that the vendor provides an updated sole source letter and affidavit each year. The terms and conditions of the ratified award are included in the Maintenance and Support Agreement. The award of this contract will allow to store asset management, hydrants, inspections and legacy incident records for open records requests. Contract Variance: The difference based in comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $55,241.01, which represents a 21.65% increase due to price increases. Department: Fire Award to: CentralSquare Technologies, LLC Lake Mary, FL Term: 3 years Annual E   Not available Video Video
22-1052 135. OrdinancesAn Ordinance calling a Bond Election to be held in the City of El Paso, Texas, on November 8, 2022, making provisions for the conduct of the election and resolving other matters incident and related to such election.   Not available Video Video
22-897 136. 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 Video Video
22-909 137. 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 [POSTPONED FROM 08-16-2022]   Not available Video Video
22-1044 138. OrdinancesPublic Hearing on the Proposed Budget, as amended, for the City of El Paso, filed by the City Manager with the City Clerk on July 14, 2022, which begins on September 1, 2022 and ends on August 31, 2023.   Not available Video Video
22-1047 139. Other BusinessDiscussion and action that the City Manager or designee on behalf of the City of El Paso (“City”) be authorized to submit an application to the Office of the Governor, Texas Military Preparedness Commission for the Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant (“DEAAG”) for the construction of approximately 1,200 feet of a 120-foot wide roadway corridor from Bert Williams Drive, located in the City of El Paso, to Iron Dust-Off Drive, located on Department of Defense property, in order to provide a secure vehicle corridor between Fort Bliss and William Beaumont Army Medical Center, for an anticipated total project cost of $3.7 million, with the City providing matching funds in the amount of $2.85 million and with $850,000 requested through the DEAAG grant.   Not available Video Video
22-1027 140. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution to approve the creation of Court 5T - a temporary court - that will be presided over by Associate Judges, as assigned by the Presiding Judge. The time period will be from October 1, 2022 to September 30, 2023, to assist with the large number of pending cases caused by the reduction in docket counts, closures, and safe distancing requirements in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Court will handle primarily traffic violations but will also hear Class C, accidents, and animal violations.   Not available Video Video
22-1049 141. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on an appeal by the property owner of 1121 Terrace Court, El Paso, Texas in the Sunset Heights Historic District regarding a decision rendered by the Historic Landmark Commission (HLC) in HLC Case PHAP22-00022 on June 6, 2022, to deny a Certificate of Appropriateness for the referenced property. [POSTPONED FROM 08-16-2022 AND 08-30-2022]   Not available Video Video
22-1016 142. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on the Resolution that the City reviewed and approves the issuance of the Unlimited Tax Bonds, Series 2022 by Paseo Del Este Municipal Utility District No. 4 with the acknowledgement that the issuance of such bonds does not constitute debt issuance by the City of El Paso.   Not available Video Video
22-1024 143. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution calling for the 2022 General City Election in the City of El Paso, to be held on November 8, 2022, to fill the expired terms of District Representative Nos. 1, 5, 6 and 8 and El Paso Municipal Court Judge, Court No. 4; and making provisions for the conduct of the election; and authorizing a contract with El Paso County to furnish election services and equipment.   Not available Video Video
22-1057 1EX1. Executive SessionConsultation with lawyer regarding City Manager and City Attorney employment agreements. Matter No. 22-1043-831 (551.071)   Not available Video Video
22-1045 122. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation, discussion and action on the City of El Paso's legislative agenda for the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video
22-1045 122. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation, discussion and action on the City of El Paso's legislative agenda for the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video
22-1045 122. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation, discussion and action on the City of El Paso's legislative agenda for the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video
22-1045 122. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation, discussion and action on the City of El Paso's legislative agenda for the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video
22-1045 122. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation, discussion and action on the City of El Paso's legislative agenda for the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video
22-1045 122. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation, discussion and action on the City of El Paso's legislative agenda for the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video
22-1045 122. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation, discussion and action on the City of El Paso's legislative agenda for the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video
22-1045 122. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation, discussion and action on the City of El Paso's legislative agenda for the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video
22-1045 122. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation, discussion and action on the City of El Paso's legislative agenda for the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video
22-1045 122. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation, discussion and action on the City of El Paso's legislative agenda for the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video
22-1045 122. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation, discussion and action on the City of El Paso's legislative agenda for the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video
22-1045 122. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation, discussion and action on the City of El Paso's legislative agenda for the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video
22-1045 122. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation, discussion and action on the City of El Paso's legislative agenda for the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video
22-1045 122. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation, discussion and action on the City of El Paso's legislative agenda for the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video
22-1045 122. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation, discussion and action on the City of El Paso's legislative agenda for the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video
22-1045 122. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation, discussion and action on the City of El Paso's legislative agenda for the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.   Not available Video Video