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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/13/2022 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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22-1200 11. MinutesApproval of the Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of August 23, the Regular City Council Meeting of 30, 2022, the Agenda Review Meeting of August 29, 2022 and the Work Session of August 29, 2022.   Not available Video Video
22-1203 12. Request to ExcuseREQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS   Not available Video Video
22-1191 13. ResolutionsThat the City Manager be authorized to sign Lease No. HSBP-7421-L-DA1203, on behalf of the City of El Paso ("Lessor"), with the United States Customs and Border Protection ("Lessee"), for the lease of Aviation Hangar Building No. 806, with contiguous office/support space, in addition to access to and use of all common areas located on the premises or associated with the leased space, including adjoining apron/ramp space and certain parking spaces located at the following described property: A portion of Lot 2, Block 4, El Paso International Airport Tracts Unit Ten (3.4186 acres parcel), City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, municipally known and numbered as 1820 American Drive, El Paso, Texas, and that the Director of Aviation or successor be authorized to execute an amendment to the lease to identify the metes and bounds description and applicable square footage for the aircraft parking ramp and the parking lot once the survey for same is/are finalized. The fifteen-year (15) year initial term begins on September 13, 2022 ("Effective Date") and ends on September 12, 2037   Not available Video Video
22-1151 14. ResolutionsThat the Solid Waste liens on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved (See Attachment A).   Not available Video Video
22-1020 15. 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
22-1177 16. ResolutionsThat the City Council approves a deductive Construction Change Order in the amount of $383,945.88 to J.A.R. Concrete Inc. for the elimination of the project art piece under Contract No. 2019-452 Paso Del Norte (PDN) Port of Entry (POE) Roundabout Improvements. No additional days will be added to contract number 2019-452. The new contract sum, including this change order notice and previous change order notices is $2,331,162.35. The City Manager, or designee, is authorized to execute any documents and contract amendments needed to carry out the intent of this Resolution.   Not available Video Video
22-1193 17. ResolutionsThat the City Manager or his designee is authorized to sign the FTA Section 5310 grant and any agreements or verifications required to submit an application to the El Paso MPO for this grant; and that the City shall provide all matching funds, if applicable, for said grant.   Not available Video Video
22-1164 18. Special AppointmentsThat the City Council approve the recommendation of the Board of Directors of the El Paso Downtown Management District that the following persons be named directors of the District for the terms indicated: Nominee Term # Expiration Date Cynthia Ortwein 1* August 2025 Brad Taylor|99|August 2025 Peter Spier|99|August 2025 Jonathan Escalante 1* August 2025 Daniela Caro|99|August 2025 Eugenio Mesta|99|August 2025 Arlene Carrol|99|August 2025 *Indicates candidate was appointed to a partial term and is being nominated for his/her full term.   Not available Video Video
22-1188 29. Board AppointmentsIvan A. Teran to the Committee on Border Relations by Representative Alexsandra Annello, District 2.   Not available Video Video
22-1153 210. Board AppointmentsSteffen Poessiger to the Historic Landmark Commission by Representative Cissy Lizarraga, District 8.   Not available Video Video
22-1154 211. Board AppointmentsPatrick Hernandez-Cigarruista to the Museums and Cultural Affairs Advisory Board by Representative Joe Molinar, District 4.   Not available Video Video
22-1189 212. Board AppointmentsVeronica Martinez Hernandez to the Greater El Paso Civic, Convention and Tourism Advisory Board by Representative Cassandra Hernandez, District 3.   Not available Video Video
22-1186 213. Board AppointmentsAndi Tiscareño to the Fair Housing Task Force by Representative Alexsandra Annello, District 2.   Not available Video Video
22-1190 214. Board AppointmentsMarina Monsisvais to the Women’s Rights Commission by Representative Alexsandra Annello, District 2.   Not available Video Video
22-1158 115. 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 Video Video
22-1194 116. Notice of Campaign ContributionsFor notation pursuant to Section 2.92.080 of the City Code, receipt of the following campaign contributions by City Representative Isabel Salcido, District 5: $250 from Carmen I. Perez; $1,000 from E.C. Houghton JR; $1,000 from Kelly A. Tomblin; $1,000 from Donald R. Margo & Adair W. Margo; $1,000 from Rogelio Lopez; $500 from Jack T. Chapman; $500 from Joseph Moody Campaign; $250 from Rachel B. Harracksingh; $2,500 Stanley P. Jobe; $1, 038.73 from Victoria Dominguez; $259.92 from Bill Burton; $500.00 from Linda Troncoso; $2,500 from L. Frederick Francis; $500.00 from Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson; $2,500 from J. Kirk Robison.   Not available Video Video
22-1043 117. Request for ProposalsThe linkage to Strategic Plan is subsection 1.1 - Stabilize and expand El Paso’s tax base Award Summary: The award of Solicitation 2022-0370R Customer Relation Management (CRM) System to Keen360, Inc., for a term of three (3) years for an estimated amount of $102,021.25. The award also includes, a two (2) year option for an estimated amount of $46,147.50. 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 $148,168.75. This contract will allow for the purchase of a Business Relationship Management System. The system will support the Economic and International Development Department, as well as other outward facing departments such as the El Paso International Airport, in establishing, tracking, and maintaining business relationships. Contract Variance: No contract variance. Department: Economic & International Development Award to: Keen360, Inc. King of Prussia, PA Item(s): All Initial Term: 3 years Option to Extend: 2 years Annual Estimated Award: $ 55,873.75 (Year 1)    Not available Video Video
22-1198 118. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to direct city staff to develop solutions internally and in coordination with the City of Sunland Park, NM to mitigate the strain on city roadways as a result of increasing development within the State of New Mexico that connects directly to the City of El Paso streets. [POSTPONED FROM 09-13-2022]   Not available Video Video
22-1187 119. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a Resolution recognizing the Ysleta Independent School District for being the only A-rated district among the City of El Paso’s largest districts.   Not available Video Video
22-1196 120. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to recognize the week of September 12th to September 16th as 2022 Disability Voting Rights Week.   Not available Video Video
22-1197 121. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action to recognize September 18 - 24 as the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week.   Not available Video Video
22-1140 122. Members of the City CouncilDiscussion and action on a Resolution that the City Council declares that the expenditure of District 7 discretionary funds in an amount not to exceed $2,082.00 to be used at the Sylvia Carreon Recreation Center Multi-Purpose grand room for window improvements serves a municipal purpose of enhancing the quality of life through recreational, cultural, and educational environments for El Paso residents.   Not available Video Video
22-1162 123. Operational Focus UpdatesUpdate on the Streets and Maintenance Pothole Patching Program.   Not available Video Video
22-1160 124. Operational Focus UpdatesPresentation and discussion on El Paso Animal Services Animal Protection Officers.   Not available Video Video
22-1171 125. OrdinancesAn Ordinance amending Title 13 (Streets, Sidewalks and Public places), Chapter 13.34 (Picketing), Section 13.34.010 (Definitions) to delete and reserve; Chapter 13.34 (Picketing), Section 13.34.020 (Notice of intent to picket) to add exceptions and spontaneous events; Chapter 13.34 (Picketing), Section 13.34.030 (Receipt of notification) to delete and reserve; Chapter 13.34 (Picketing), Section 13.34.040 (Picketing regulations) to delete and reserve; Chapter 13.34 (Picketing), Section13.34.050 (Violation) to delete and reserve; Chapter 13.36 (Parades and Public assemblies) to amend chapter title to 'Parades;' Chapter 13.36 (Parades and Public assemblies) Section 13.36.010 (Definitions) to delete 'demonstration' and 'public assembly' from definitions; Chapter 13.36 (Parades and Public assemblies), Section13.36.020 (Permit required) to add spontaneous event exception; Chapter 13.36 (Parades and Public assemblies), Section 13.36.100 (Violation - penalty) to remove the term 'public assembly' from violations; Chapter 13.38 (Special events), Section13.38.020 (Definit   Not available Video Video
22-1166 126. OrdinancesAn Ordinance vacating a 0.012 acre and 0.018 acre portions of City Right-of-way adjacent to a portion of Pioneer Plaza, Block 5 and all of Lot 28, Block 6, Mills Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. Subject Property: 106 W Mills Ave. Applicant: Mills Plaza Properties II, LP and Mills Plaza Parking II, LP, SURW22-00011   Not available Video Video
22-1169 127. OrdinancesAn Ordinance granting a Special Privilege License to Airwavz Solutions, Inc. for the construction, installation, maintenance, use and repair of 62 linear feet of all necessary, desirable, subsurface wires, cables, underground conduits, manholes or other structures and appurtenances in connection with telecommunication systems and fiber optic, conduit and cables within a portion of City right-of-way underneath Curie Drive; setting the license term for a term of five (5) years with two (2) renewable five (5) year terms. Subject Property: 1740 Curie Drive Applicant: Airwavz Solutions, Inc., PSPN22-00001   Not available Video Video
22-1167 128. OrdinancesAn Ordinance to amend the 2025 Major Thoroughfare Plan to delete a portion of Roanoke Dr., a proposed north/south connection between Threadgill Avenue and Will Ruth Avenue.   Not available Video Video
22-1157 129. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 2.3 - Increase Public Safety operational efficiency Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation 2022-0697 Allison Proprietary Parts and Service (Re-Bid) to Stewart & Stevenson, LLC dba Stewart & Stevenson Power Products, LLC for a three (3) year term for an estimated amount of $702,000.00. This contract will allow transmission repairs for both the Fire Department and Streets and Maintenance fleet vehicles. Contract Variance: The difference based on comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $87,000.00 for the initial term, which represents a 14.15% increase due to an increase in higher parts cost and labor rates. Department: Fire Department Vendor: Stewart & Stevenson, LLC dba Stewart & Stevenson Power Products, LLC Houston, TX Item(s): All Initial Term: 3 years Option to Extend: None Annual Estimated Award: $234,000.00 Total Estimated Award: $702,000.00 (3 years) Account No.: 322-1000-22090-522250-P2216 322-1000-22090-531180-P2216 322-1000-22090-532080-P2216 532-3600-3702   Not available Video Video
22-1161 130. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to Strategic Plan is subsection 4.2: Create innovative recreational, educational and cultural programs. Award Summary: Discussion and action of the award of Solicitation No. 2022-0386 Janitorial Services for El Paso Museums to Ace Government Services, LLC for an initial term of three (3) years for an estimated amount of $712,620.00. The award also includes a two (2) year option for an estimated amount of $475,080.00. The total contract value is, including the initial term plus option is five (5) years, for an estimated amount of $1,187,700.00. Contract Variance: The difference based in comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $351,461.52 for the initial term, which represents a 97.32% increase due to an increase in hourly rates and an increase in service hours required. Department: Museum and Cultural Affairs Award to: Ace Government Services, LLC El Paso, TX Item(s): All Initial Term: 3 years Option to Extend: 2 years Annual Estimated Award: $ 237,540.00 Initial Term Estimated Award: $ 712,620.00 (3 years) Option Term Estim   Not available Video Video
22-1149 131. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 7.5 - Set One Standard for Infrastructure Across the City. Award Summary: Discussion and action that the Purchasing Director be authorized to issue a Purchase Order for the award of contract 2022-0767 Mast Arm Poles (Re-Bid II) to Tri-State Electric, Ltd. for a one (1) year term for an estimated amount of $1,312,247.58. This contract will allow the purchase of mast arm and street light poles. Contract Variance: The difference based on comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $1,207,499.58 for the initial term, which represents a 1,152.77% increase due to additional steel items and price increases. Department: Streets and Maintenance Vendor: Tri-State Electric, Ltd. Vinton, TX Item(s): All Initial Term: 1 year Total Estimated Award: $1,312,247.58 (1 year) Account No.: 532 - 1000 - 532030 - 32020 - P3252 Funding Source: General Fund District(s): All This is a Non-Competitive contract. The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing and Streets and Maintenance Departments recommend award as indicated    Not available Video Video
22-1156 132. Other Bids, Contracts, ProcurementsThe linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 7.5 - Set One Standard for Infrastructure Across the City. Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation 2022-0632 Janitorial Services - City 1-2-3-4 and MCAD (UPTT) to Ace Government Services, LLC for an initial three (3) year term for an estimated amount of $1,150,148.70. The award also includes a two (2) year option for an estimated amount of $766,765.80. 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 $1,916,914.50. This contract will allow janitorial services at City buildings 1, 2, 3, 4 and MCAD at UPTT. Contract Variance: The difference based on comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $160,384.50 for the initial term, which represents a 71.92% increase due to increased labor costs. Department: Streets and Maintenance Vendor: Ace Government Services, LLC El Paso, TX Item(s): All Initial Term: 3 years Option to Extend: 2 years Annual Estimated Award: $383,382.90 Initial Te   Not available Video Video
22-909 133. 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
22-1017 134. 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 135. 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 136. 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 137. 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 138. 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 139. 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
22-1049 140. 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
22-1159 141. 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. 2 with the acknowledgement that the issuance of such bonds does not constitute debt issuance by the City of El Paso.   Not available Video Video
22-1168 142. ResolutionsDiscussion and action to adopt a Resolution that endorses the Vision Zero goal of eliminating traffic deaths and serious injuries on City of El Paso streets, with an emphasis on protecting the most vulnerable users of our transportation systems.   Not available Video Video
22-1170 143. Other BusinessDiscussion and action on a Resolution to authorize the City Manager or his designee to submit a letter of support to the El Paso Metropolitan Planning Organization in support of an application for FY 2022 SS4A Discretionary Grant Program to develop a comprehensive regional safety action plan.   Not available Video Video