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City Council Work Session

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    Operational Focus Updates

    Discussion and action on an Emergency Ordinance extending Emergency Ordinance No. 019333 authorizing the City Manager to assign personnel and resources to assist in addressing the humanitarian and public safety crisis resulting from a mass migration through El Paso.
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  2. Agenda Ready
    Operational Focus Updates

    Discussion and action on an Emergency Ordinance extending Emergency Ordinance No. 019485 due to a humanitarian, security, and economic crisis resulting from a mass migration through El Paso.
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  3. Agenda Ready
    Operational Focus Updates

    Presentation on updated land use assumptions and capital improvements plan as required by Chapter 395 of the Texas Local Government Code, prior to the re-evaluation of the existing impact fee structure for water and wastewater services. The draft impact fee calculations will also be presented.
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  4. Agenda Ready
    Operational Focus Updates

    Discussion and action that the Mayor be authorized to sign the Interlocal agreement between the City of El Paso and all members of the Leadership Steering Committee relating to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Climate Pollution Reduction Grant (CPRG) program.
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  5. Agenda Ready
    Operational Focus Updates

    For Notation Only: Formal Report of the Financial Oversight and Audit Committee Meeting held on January 22, 2024. 1. Update on Cybersecurity Assessment Agreement between the City of El Paso and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). 2. Status Update on the Special Audit requested by City Council. 3. Discussion and Action on FY 2023-2024 Audit Plan 1st Quarter Updates. · Motion made by Representative Molinar, seconded by Representative Kennedy and approved by Representative Kennedy, Representative Fierro and Representative Molinar to accept the 1st Quarter Update. 4. Discussion on Client Surveys.
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  6. Agenda Ready
    Executive Session

    El Paso Electric Company's Notice of Application to Reconcile Fuel Costs; HQ#UTILITY-15 (551.071)
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    Executive Session

    El Paso Electric Rate Case Expense - PUC#52159; HQ#UTILITY-30 (551.071)
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    Executive Session

    Discussion on purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property located in Downtown El Paso Matter No. 16-1040-1083.046 (551.071) (551.072)
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    Executive Session

    Anna Barnes v. City of El Paso, Texas, Gregory Allen, Oliver K. Meise and Jarred R. Frank; Western District of Texas; Cause No.: 3:22-CV-161 (551.071)
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    Executive Session

    Jessica Weaver individually and as representative of the Estate of A.M. v. ASM Global, LLC d/b/a Destination El Paso, ASM Global Parent, Inc., and City of El Paso; In the 120th District Court; Cause No.:2023DCV2119 (551.071)
  11. Agenda Ready
    Executive Session

    Contract with El Paso Zoological Society, HQ#2062 (551.071)
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    Executive Session

    Complaint regarding elected City Official - Matter No. HQ # 1453 (551.071) (551.074)
  13. Agenda Ready
    Operational Focus Updates

    Discussion on the lawsuit brought by the Texas Attorney General against El Paso non-profit Annunciation House, to include Annunciation House’s response and what steps the City can take to protect the network of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) supporting the City in the migrant response.
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    Executive Session

    Enforcement of El Paso City Code Chapter 5.09 (551.071)

City Council

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    Request to Excuse

    REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS
  2. Agenda Ready
    Other Business

    Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a Second Amendment to the Chapter 380 Economic Development Program Agreement (“Agreement”) by and between the CITY OF EL PASO ("City") and LEGATE CO TEXAS, LLC ("Applicant”) for the renovation of a mixed-use building located in downtown El Paso at 201 East San Antonio Avenue, El Paso, Texas 79901. The Amendment will replace Section 3.1.(2) to provide a 6-month extension; and Section 4.A. to reduce the Construction Materials Sales Tax Rebate by ten percent (10%).
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  3. Agenda Ready
    Resolutions

    A Resolution that the City Manager, or designee, be authorized to sign an Office Space Rental Agreement between the City of El Paso and Mesa Airlines, Inc., for 281 square feet of office and related shared space in the Airport Terminal Building, located at 6701 Convair Road, El Paso, Texas 79925, for a one-year term with automatic renewal for four (4) additional terms of one (1) year each.
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  4. Agenda Ready
    Resolutions

    A Resolution that the Director of Aviation or designee be authorized to submit a minor boundary modification application and all supporting documents and coordination with taxing entities for letters of support, to the U.S. Foreign Trade Zones Board, which will modify the boundaries of Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) 68 to include the following parcel: 13490 Pellicano Drive, El Paso County, Texas 79928 which includes the following parcels: 79 TSP 3 SEC 19 T & PABST 2155 W ½ OF NE¼ OF NW¼ OF NE¼ (EXC NLY 60.00 FT) (4.5455 AC) 79 TSP 3 SEC 19 T & PABST 2155 E ½ OF NE¼ OF NW¼ OF NE¼ (EXC NLY 60.00 FT) (4.5455 AC) 79 TSP 3 SEC 19 T & PABST 2155 W ½ OF SE¼ OF NW¼ OF NE¼ (5.00 AC) 79 TSP 3 SEC 19 T & PABST 2155 E ½ of SE¼ OF NW¼ OF NE¼ (5.00 AC)
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  5. Agenda Ready
    Resolutions

    A Resolution that the Director of Aviation or designee be authorized to submit a minor boundary modification application and all supporting documents and coordination with taxing entities for letters of support, to the U.S. Foreign Trade Zones Board, which will modify the boundaries of Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) 68 to include the following parcel: 12240 Paseo Del Este Blvd., El Paso County, Texas 79928 which is Building 1 of the new Van Trust Development Industrial Park (approximately 15 acres). BLK 2 BILL BURNETT #1 REPLAT A LOT 1
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  6. Agenda Ready
    Other Business

    Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign an Agreement Regarding Mutual Cooperation (the "Agreement") between the CITY OF EL PASO (the "CITY"), and the PASO DEL NORTE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION (the "PDNCF"), a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization in El Paso, Texas (collectively, the "Parties") to coordinate the Business One Stop Shop (BOSS) Program (the "Program") to provide comprehensive support to small and micro-business owners, entrepreneurs, and provide a not-for-profit vehicle for gifts from private and other donors for the benefit of the BOSS Program for a term of five (5) years and shall automatically renew for successive additional one (1) year periods.
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  7. Agenda Ready
    Resolutions

    A Resolution that the City Manager, or designee, be authorized to sign a Lessor’s Approval of Assignment between the City of El Paso and The Kennedy 1978 Trust, for the following property: All of Lots 7, 8, 9, and 10, Block 8, Butterfield Trail Industrial Park Unit Two, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, municipally known and numbered as 15 Leigh Fisher Blvd., El Paso, Texas
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  8. Agenda Ready
    Resolutions

    A Resolution authorizing the City Manager or designee to submit grant application 3007109 for the City of El Paso Police Department project identified as “El Paso 2023 Operation Stone Garden” (OPSG) through the Office of the Governor of the State of Texas, Homeland Security Grant Division, including all related paperwork, including but not limited to , authorization of budget transfers, and/or revisions to the operation plan, and to accept, reject, amend, and/or terminate the grant which will provide financial assistance to the City of El Paso. In the event of loss or misuse of grant funds, the City of El Paso assures that it will return the funds to the Office of the Governor in full. Requesting $1,609,255.00, no cash match required. Grant period will be from March 01, 2024 - February 28, 2025.
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  9. Agenda Ready
    Resolutions

    A Resolution authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to submit to the Office of the Governor of the State of Texas, Criminal Justice Division, grant application number 2592811, for the City of El Paso Police Department project identified as "General Victim Services, FY2025" to provide financial assistance to the City of El Paso. Requesting $138,069.36, with a cash match of $34,517.35, for a total project amount of $172,586.71. Grant period will be from October 1, 2024 - September 31, 2025.
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  10. Agenda Ready
    Resolutions

    A Resolution authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to submit to the Office of the Governor of the State of Texas, Homeland Security Grant Division, grant application number 2950610 for the City of El Paso Police Department project identified as “State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) - LETPA Specialized Teams” to provide financial assistance to the City of El Paso. Requesting $136,976.85. No cash match required. The grant period will be from September 1, 2024 - August 31, 2025.
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  11. Agenda Ready
    Resolutions

    A Resolution authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to submit to the Office of the Governor of the State of Texas, Homeland Security Grant Division, grant application number 5018401 for the City of El Paso Police Department project identified as “State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) - National Priority Area (NPA)” to provide financial assistance to the City of El Paso. Requesting $72,336.00. No cash match is required. The grant period will be from September 1, 2024 - August 31, 2025.
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  12. Agenda Ready
    Resolutions

    A Resolution authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to submit to the Office of the Governor of the State of Texas, Homeland Security Grant Division, grant application number 2950710, for the City of El Paso Police Department project identified as “State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) - MATRIX Fusion Center” to provide financial assistance to the City of El Paso. Requesting $455,997.51. No cash match is required. The grant period will be from September 1, 2024 - August 31, 2025.
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  13. Agenda Ready
    Resolutions

    A Resolution authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to submit to the Office of the Governor of the State of Texas, Criminal Justice Department, grant application number 5094701, FY2025 for the City of El Paso Police Department project identified as “Criminal Justice Grant - JAG” to provide financial assistance to the City of El Paso. Requesting $42,181.00, no cash match required. Grant period will be from October 1, 2024 - September 30, 2025.
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  14. Agenda Ready
    Resolutions

    A Resolution authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to submit to the Office of the Governor of the State of Texas, Criminal Justice Division, and grant application number 3952705, FY2025 for the City of El Paso Police Department project identified as "Project Safe Neighborhoods" to provide financial assistance to the City of El Paso. Requesting $23,760.00, no cash match is required. Grant period will be from October 1, 2024 - September 30, 2025.
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  15. Agenda Ready
    Applications for Tax Refunds

    That 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).
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  16. Agenda Ready
    Other Bids, Contracts, Procurements

    The linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection: (4.2 Create innovative recreational, educational and cultural programs). Award Summary: Discussion and action on the Request that the Managing Director of Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing be authorized to issue Purchase Order(s) for Solicitation 2024-0306 Frozen Carnivore Diet to Milliken Meat Product, Ltd. for an initial term of three (3) years for an estimated amount of $293,472.00. This contract will provide a well-balanced, complete frozen carnivore diet for all carnivorous animals at the City of El Paso Zoo. Contract Variance: The difference based in comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $68,472.00 for the initial term which represents 30.43%. This is due to the addition of new food items and current market pricing. Department: Zoo Award to: Milliken Meat Products Ltd. City & State: Markham, Ontario, Canada Item(s): All Initial Term: 3 Years Option Term: NA Total Contract Time: 3 Years Annual Estimated Award: $97,824.00 Initial Term Estimated Award: $293,472.00 Option Term Estimated Award: NA Total Estimated Award: $293,472.00 Account(s): 531100-452-3400-52140-P5241 Funding Source(s): Animals & Animal Supplies District(s): All Non-competitive unit price contract under Procurement Sourcing Policy Section 9.1.8.1 (2): If a contract cannot be awarded after two competitive procurements/selection process. The requirement can be fulfilled by a non-competitive award. The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing Department and Zoo recommend award as indicated to Milliken Meat Products, Ltd. under the exemption listed above. It is requested 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 execution of this award.
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  17. Agenda Ready
    Requests to Issue Purchase Orders

    The linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 7.2 - Improve competitiveness through infrastructure improvements impacting the quality of life. Award Summary: The request that the Managing Director of Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing be authorized to issue a Purchase Order to Traffic Logix Corporation, referencing Contract 2021-0039 Speed Cushions. This will be a change order to increase the award by $103,200.00 for a total amount not to exceed $1,121,574.99. Department: Streets & Maintenance Award to: Traffic Logix Corporation City & State: Spring Valley, NY Current Contract Estimated Amount: $1,018,374.99 Change Order Award: $103,200.00 Total estimated Amount not to Exceed: $1,121,574.99 Account(s): 532-1000-522270-32020-P3250 Funding Source(s): General Funding District(s): All
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  18. Agenda Ready
    Bids

    The linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection: 8.3 Enhance animal services to ensure El Paso’s pets are provided a safe and healthy environment. Award Summary: The award of Solicitation 2024-0059 Cat Litter Trays and Pet Carriers to C. Specialties, Inc. for an initial term of three (3) years for an estimated amount of $ 212,400.00. This contract will allow the Animal Services department to purchase cat litter trays and pet carriers to newly adopted shelter pets. Contract Variance: The difference based in comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $21,057.00 annually, which represents a 42.33% increase due to the increase of quantity in product under this contract. Department: Animal Services Award to: C. Specialties, Inc. City & State: Indianapolis, IN 46268 Item(s): All Term: 3 Years Annual Estimated Award: $70,800.00 Total Estimated Award $212,400.00 Account(s) 225 - 2580 - 25110 - 531100 Funding Source(s): Animal Services Fund District(s): All This was a Low Bid Procurement - unit price contract. The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing Department and Animal Services Departments recommend award as indicated to C. Specialties, Inc. the lowest responsive and responsible bidder. It is requested 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 execution of this award.
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  19. Agenda Ready
    Members of the City Council

    Presentation and discussion by El Paso County Juvenile Probation Department on transforming juvenile justice. [POSTPONED FROM 01-30-2024 AND 02-13-2024]
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  20. First Reading
    Ordinances

    An Ordinance vacating a portion of city right-of-way over a portion of Paisano Drive as shown on right-of-way map of U.S. Highway 80, Control 1, Section 4, Job 9, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. Subject Property: Coldwell/Paisano ROW Vacation Applicant: City of El Paso, SURW23-00014
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  21. First Reading
    Ordinances

    An Ordinance changing the zoning of Lot 32, Block 14-C, Vista Del Sol Unit 10, Replat B, 1150 Vista De Oro Drive, City of El Paso, El Paso County Texas from P-I (Planned Industrial) to C-3 (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: 1150 Vista De Oro Drive Applicant: Rogers Properties, LLC., PZRZ23-00032
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  22. First Reading
    Ordinances

    An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tract 92, Map of Sunrise Acres No. 2, 4707 Atlas Avenue, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-4 (Residential) to A-2 (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: 4707 Atlas Avenue Applicant: Helmut Group Inc., PZRZ23-00036
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  23. First Reading
    Ordinances

    An Ordinance changing the zoning of Lot 55 Rangers Rest No. 2 and a portion of Tract 3L, Block 55, Ysleta Grant Survey, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-F (Ranch and Farm) and 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: 1165 Ranger Street Applicant: Elton John Valentin Colon and Cristina Flores Parada, PZRZ23-00027
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  24. First Reading
    Ordinances

    An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.041 (Schedule IVA-Parking Prohibited During Certain Hours-School Days Only), of the City Code, under Subsection B: No Parking 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, on any street or parts of streets from Monday through Friday on any regularly scheduled school day; to delete Item 3. Luis Gomez Place; and amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.88 (Schedules), Section 12.88.200 (Schedule XVII-Restrictions on Parking In Residential Districts) to add Zone W: No Stopping or Standing, Tow-Away Zone, 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM school days only, and to add Item 1. Luis Gomez Place, both sides of the cul de sac; the penalty being provided in Chapter 12.88 of the El Paso City Code.
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  25. First Reading
    Ordinances

    An Ordinance amending Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 12.44 Stopping, Standing and Parking Generally), Section 12.44.180 (Regulations Pertaining to Certain Special Situations), to add Item 33. Reserved for Consul General of El Salvador visitors: Two Parking Spaces, on the West side of 298 Leon St., convenient to the Consulate of El Salvador. No vehicles shall be parked in these spaces except the official vehicles of the Consul General of El Salvador and the vehicles of visitors designated by the Consul.
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  26. Agenda Ready
    Other Bids, Contracts, Procurements

    The 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 2024-0056 Security Guard Services - Airport to KR Contracting, Inc. for an initial term of three (3) years for an estimated amount of $6,178,869.90. The award also includes a two (2) year option for an estimated amount of $4,119,246.60. The total contract time is for five (5) years for a total estimated amount of $10,298,116.50. This contract will provide security guard services at the El Paso International Airport. Contract Variance: The difference based in comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $3,357,569.76 for the initial term, which represents a 119.01% increase attributed to additional hours being added to the contract, as well as an increase in hourly billable rate. Department: El Paso International Airport Award to: KR Contracting, Inc. City & State: Germantown, Maryland Item(s): All Initial Term: 3 Years Option Term: 2 Years Total Contract Time: 5 Years Annual Estimated Award: $2,059,623.30 Initial Term Estimated Award: $6,178,869.90 Option Term Estimated Award: $4,119,246.60 Total Estimated Award: $10,298,116.50 Account(s): 562 - 3000 - 62070 - 522120 562 - 3000 - 62110 - 522120 Funding Source: Airport Operations Fund District(s): All This was a Best Value Bid Procurement - unit price contract. The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing and El Paso International Airport Departments recommend award as indicated to KR Contracting, Inc. the highest ranked bidder based on the evaluation factors established in the evaluation criteria for this procurement and to deem The Kingdom Security Firm non-responsive due to not submitting a surety commitment letter. It is requested 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 execution of this award. In accordance with this award, the City Manager or designee is authorized to exercise future options if needed. [POSTPONED FROM 02-13-2024]
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  27. Agenda Ready
    Other Bids, Contracts, Procurements

    The linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection: 2.4 Improve motorist safety and traffic management solutions. Award Summary: Discussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign, on behalf of the City of El Paso, an Amendment to the License and Services Agreement dated August 23, 2011 between Tyler Technologies, Inc., and the City of El Paso in the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. This is to continue software, products, and services through Tyler Technologies. Contract Variance: The difference based in comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $127,748.00 for the term, which represents a 34.38% increase due to the new annual recurring fees included in this contract. Department: Police Award to: Tyler Technologies, Inc. City & State: Plano, TX Item(s): All Initial Term: 4 Years Option Term: NA Total Contract Time: 4 Years Annual Estimated Award: $371,595.00 (One-time) $30,535.00 (Year 1) $31,451.00 (Year 2) $32,395.00 (Year 3) $33,327.00 (Year 4) Initial Term Estimated Award: $499,343.00 Option Term Estimated Award: NA Total Estimated Award: $499,343.00 Account(s): 321 - 2812 - 21270 - 533030 Funding Source(s): Confiscated Funds District(s): All Non-Competitive Procurement under Local Government General Exemption: Section 252.022 - (7) a procurement of items that are available from only one source - (D) captive replacement parts or components for equipment. The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing Department and Police Department recommend award as indicated to Tyler Technologies, Inc., under the exemption listed above. It is requested 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 execution of this award.
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  28. Agenda Ready
    Other Bids, Contracts, Procurements

    The linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection: 2.4 Improve motorist safety and traffic management solutions. Award Summary: Discussion and action that the Managing Director of Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing be authorized to issue Purchase Order(s) for Solicitation 2024-0370 Police Ordered and Non-Consent Towing to 3H Towing, LLC, AD Wrecker Service, Inc., dba AD Towing & Recovery, Raul Fernandez Jr. dba Dependable Towing, Kamel Towing, Inc., and Sohle Express Towing, Inc., for six (6) months for an estimated amount of $489,649.75 on a rotation and as needed basis. Contract Variance: The difference based in comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $128,249.75 for the six (6) month term, which represents a 35.49% increase due to high rate of incidents and labor rate in the event of large-scale incidents. Department: Police Vendor #1: 3H Towing, LLC City & State: El Paso, TX Item(s): Group 1 - Item 1 Group 2 - Item 1 Initial Term: 6 months Option Term: NA Total Contract Time: 6 months Annual Estimated Award: NA Initial Term Estimated Award: $97,929.95 Option Term Estimated Award: NA Total Estimated Award: $97,929.95 Vendor #2: AD Wrecker Service, Inc., dba AD Towing & Recovery City & State: El Paso, TX Item(s): Group 1 - Item 1, 2 & 3 Group 2 - Item 1 Initial Term: 6 months Option Term: NA Total Contract Time: 6 months Annual Estimated Award: NA Initial Term Estimated Award: $97,929.95 Option Term Estimated Award: NA Total Estimated Award: $97,929.95 Vendor #3: Raul Fernandez dba Dependable Towing City & State: El Paso, TX Item(s): Group 1 - Item 1 & 2 Group 2 - Item 1 Initial Term: 6 months Option Term: NA Total Contract Time: 6 months Annual Estimated Award: NA Initial Term Estimated Award: $97,929.95 Option Term Estimated Award: NA Total Estimated Award: $97,929.95 Vendor #4: Kamel Towing, Inc. City & State: El Paso, TX Item(s): Group 1 - Item 1 & 2 Group 2 - Item 1 Initial Term: 6 months Option Term: NA Total Contract Time: 6 months Annual Estimated Award: NA Initial Term Estimated Award: $97,929.95 Option Term Estimated Award: NA Total Estimated Award: $97,929.95 Vendor #5: Sohle Express Towing, Inc. City & State: El Paso, TX Item(s): Group 1 - Item 1, 2 & 3 Group 2 - Item 1 Initial Term: 6 months Option Term: NA Total Contract Time: 6 months Annual Estimated Award: NA Initial Term Estimated Award: $97,929.95 Option Term Estimated Award: NA Total Estimated Award: $97,929.95 Annual Estimated Award: NA Initial Term Estimated Award: $489,649.75 (5 Vendors) Option Term Estimated Award: NA Total Estimated Award: $489,649.75 (5 Vendors) Account(s): 321 - 2811 - 21280 - 522070 Funding Source(s): Police Tow Lot District(s): All Non-Competitive Procurement under Local Government General Exemption: Section 252.022 - (2) a procurement necessary to preserve or protect the public health or safety of the municipality's residents. The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing Department and Police Department recommend award as indicated to 3H Towing, LLC, AD Wrecker Service, Inc., dba AD Towing & Recovery, Raul Fernandez Jr. dba Dependable Towing, Kamel Towing, Inc., and Sohle Express Towing, Inc., under the exemption listed above. It is requested 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 execution of this award.
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  29. Agenda Ready
    Other Bids, Contracts, Procurements

    The linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection: 6.1 Recruit and retain a skilled and diverse workforce. Award Summary: Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation 2024-0080R Executive Recruitment Services for City Manager to Baker Tilly US, LLP for an estimated amount of $42,585.00. This contract will assist the City with conducting a search to select a new City Manager. Contract Variance: The difference based in comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $19,585.00, which represents a 85.15% increase due to additional scope of work added to the contract and price increases in the marketplace. Department: Human Resources Award to: Baker Tilly US, LLP City & State: Madison, WI Item(s): All Initial Term: Upon Completion Option Term: N/A Total Contract Time: Upon Completion Annual Estimated Award: N/A Initial Term Estimated Award: N/A Option Term Estimated Award: N/A Total Estimated Award: $42,585.00 Account(s): 999-1000-99999-544110 Funding Source(s): Non-Departmental  District(s): All This was a Request for Proposals Procurement - service contract. The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing and Human Resources Departments recommend award as indicated to Baker Tilly US, LLP the highest ranked offeror based on the evaluation factors established in the evaluation criteria for this procurement. It is requested 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 execution of this award. Additionally, it is requested that the City Attorney's Office review and that the City Manager or designee be authorized to execute any related contract documents and agreements necessary to effectuate this award. [POSTPONED FROM 01-30-2024]
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  30. Agenda Ready
    Other Bids, Contracts, Procurements

    The 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 2023-0669 Guardrails and Wooden Posts (Re-Bid) to TAO Industries, Inc. dba Hawk Construction for an initial term of three (3) year(s) for an estimated amount of $2,782,410.00. The total contract time is for three (3) years for a total estimated amount of $2,782,410.00. This contract is to purchase guardrails and wooden posts which are vital assets that are utilized throughout the City of El Paso’s transportation system. Contract Variance: The difference based in comparison to the previous contract is as follows: An increase of $2,069,010.00 for the initial term, which represents a 290.02% increase due to additional scope being added to the contract and increase quantities needed for Guardrails and Wooden Posts. Department: Streets and Maintenance Award to: TAO Industries, Inc. dba Hawk Construction City & State: El Paso, Texas Item(s): All Initial Term: 3 Years Option Term: N/A Total Contract Time: 3 Years Annual Estimated Award: $927,470.00 Initial Term Estimated Award: $2,782,410.00 Option Term Estimated Award: N/A Total Estimated Award $2,782,410.00 Account(s) 532-532030-1000-32120-P3210 Funding Source(s): General Fund District(s): All This is a Low Bid Award - unit price contract The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing Department and Streets and Maintenance Department recommend award as indicated to TAO Industries, Inc. dba Hawk Construction the lowest responsive and responsible bidder. It is requested 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 execution of this award.
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  31. Second Reading
    Ordinances

    An Ordinance changing the zoning of a portion of Tracts 2 and 3, Block D, Christy Tract, 7814 Craddock Avenue, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-F (Ranch and Farm) and R-3A (Residential) to R-1 (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: 7814 Craddock Ave. Applicant: Romo Property Investments, LLC, PZRZ23-00031
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  32. Second Reading
    Ordinances

    An Ordinance changing the zoning of Tracts 10A, 10B, 10B2C, 10D, 11B, 12A, 12B, 15A, 15J, 15J1, and 15J1A, Block 2, Ysleta Grant, Americas Avenue and Southwest of North Loop Drive, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-F (Ranch and Farm), C-3/sc (Commercial/special contract), and C-3/c (Commercial/conditions) to S-D (Special Development) 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: Americas Ave. and Southwest of North Loop Dr. Applicant: Americas 375 LLC, PZRZ23-00035
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  33. Second Reading
    Ordinances

    An Ordinance releasing all conditions placed on property by Ordinance No. 16396 and 18811 which changed the zoning of Tracts 10A, 10B, 10B2C, 10D, 11B, 12A, 12B, 15A, 15J, 15J1, and 15J1A, Block 2, Ysleta Grant, 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 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: Americas Ave. and Southwest of North Loop Dr. Applicant: Americas 375 LLC, PZCR23-00004
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  34. Agenda Ready
    Other Business

    Discussion and action on a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a Chapter 380 Economic Development Program Agreement (“Agreement”) by and between CITY OF EL PASO (“City”) and ML REAL PROPERTY, LLC (“Applicant”) in support of an infill development project located at 1519 and 1525 Golden Hill Terrace, El Paso, Texas 79902. The Agreement requires the Applicant to make a minimum investment of $2,000,000.00. Over the term of the Agreement, the City shall provide economic incentives not to exceed $104,912.10 in the form of a Real Property Tax Rebate, a Construction Materials Sales Tax Rebate, and a Building Construction Fee Rebate.
    Attachments
  35. Agenda Ready
    Other Business

    Discussion and action on a Resolution establishing a public hearing date to discuss and review the update of the land use assumptions and capital improvements plan and to determine the necessity to amend the City of El Paso’s capital improvements plan.
    Attachments
  36. Agenda Ready
    Notice of Campaign Contributions

    For notation pursuant to Section 2.92.080 of the City Code, receipt of campaign contributions by Representative Joe Molinar in the amount of $2,500.00 from JP & Mary Jon Bryan.
  37. Agenda Ready
    Notice for Notation

    For notation only, the P-Card Transactions for the period of December 21, 2023- January 20, 2024 for Mayor, City Council Representatives, City Attorney’s Office, City Manager’s Office and staff.
    Attachments
  38. Agenda Ready
    Members of the City Council

    Discussion and action to approve a Resolution that City Council accepts the recommendation from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and hereby approves the renaming of the Ponder Park, located at 7500 W. H. Burges Dr, El Paso, TX 79925, within the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, as “James “Jim” Crouch Park”.
    Attachments
  39. Agenda Ready
    Members of the City Council

    Discussion and action to direct the City Manager to review, research, and consider a more robust paid parental leave policy for City of El Paso employees to include no less than four weeks paid prenatal leave and twelve weeks postpartum paid leave. Additionally, provide a policy proposal to the Women’s Rights Commission relating to Paid Parental Leave for review and recommendation prior to adoption.
    Attachments
  40. Agenda Ready
    Board Appointments

    Representative Josh Acevedo to the Financial Oversight and Audit Committee by Mayor Oscar Leeser.
    Attachments
  41. Agenda Ready
    Members of the City Council

    Discussion and action on directing the City Attorney to prepare a resolution amending the City Council Rules of Order, specifically Section 13 - Right of Citizens to be Heard, to specify: that public comment received in writing (“letters”) submitted to become part of the record in accordance with the already established procedure shall, upon request of the submitter, be read into the record by the City Clerk or staff designee; and that the duration of the reading of each submitted letter shall be limited to three minutes, after which point the reading will be truncated but the entirety of the text will still be included as part of the record; and that the reading of such letters will occur during the public comment period but after all speakers participating either in-person or remotely/telephonically have had the opportunity to address the City Council.
    Attachments
  42. Agenda Ready
    Board Appointments

    Robert M. Munoz to the Americorps Seniors Advisory Council by Representative Henry Rivera, District 7.
    Attachments

Women's Rights Commission

Filters for matters
  1. Agenda Ready
    Board Agenda Items

    Discussion and action to approve the Minutes of the Women’s Rights Commission Meeting of December 12th, 2023.
    Attachments
  2. Agenda Ready
    Board Agenda Items

    Discussion and action to propose that City Council direct the City Manager to conduct listening sessions with female uniformed and non-uniformed employees in regards to the parental leave policy.
  3. Agenda Ready
    Board Agenda Items

    Discussion and action on how the Women’s Rights Commission can support women in a pregnancy or adoption decision.
  4. Agenda Ready
    Board Agenda Items

    Discussion and action regarding the Women’s Rights Commissions requesting the City Council of El Paso, TX send a letter against adopting an ordinance barring individuals traveling through their city to seek reproductive care to the Mayor of Amarillo and it’s City Council, proposed by Commissioner Turner.
  5. Agenda Ready
    Board Agenda Items

    Discussion and action recommending that the El Paso City Council adopt an ordinance to protect the right to travel upon all roads within the city for anyone interfering with travel by any means prior to or after said travel is undertaken, proposed Commissioner Turner.
  6. Agenda Ready
    Board Agenda Items

    Discussion and action on requested status update on paid maternity leave, proposed by Commissioner Turner.
  7. Agenda Ready
    Board Agenda Items

    Discussion and Action on the DEIA initiative before City Council and the possibility of the El Paso Women’s Rights Commission involvement in crafting said initiative, proposed by Commissioner Turner.
  8. Agenda Ready
    Board Agenda Items

    Discussion and action on meeting once (1) in person on an annual basis.
  9. Agenda Ready
    Board Agenda Items

    Discussion and action on the proposed meeting calendar for 2024.
  10. Agenda Ready
    Board Agenda Items

    Discussion and action to discuss and proposed agenda items for the March meeting agenda in accordance with the strategic plan.

14 new matters since 7 days ago

Filters for matters
  1. Agenda Ready
    Members of the City Council

    Discussion and action to approve a Resolution that City Council accepts the recommendation from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and hereby approves the renaming of the Ponder Park, located at 7500 W. H. Burges Dr, El Paso, TX 79925, within the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, as “James “Jim” Crouch Park”.

    Attachments

  2. Agenda Ready
    Board Appointments

    Representative Josh Acevedo to the Financial Oversight and Audit Committee by Mayor Oscar Leeser.

    Attachments

  3. Agenda Ready
    Executive Session

    Enforcement of El Paso City Code Chapter 5.09 (551.071)
  4. Agenda Ready
    Executive Session

    El Paso Electric Rate Case Expense - PUC#52159; HQ#UTILITY-30 (551.071)
  5. Agenda Ready
    Executive Session

    Complaint regarding elected City Official - Matter No. HQ # 1453 (551.071) (551.074)
  6. Agenda Ready
    Executive Session

    Discussion on purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property located in Downtown El Paso Matter No. 16-1040-1083.046 (551.071) (551.072)
  7. Agenda Ready
    Executive Session

    Contract with El Paso Zoological Society, HQ#2062 (551.071)
  8. Agenda Ready
    Executive Session

    Jessica Weaver individually and as representative of the Estate of A.M. v. ASM Global, LLC d/b/a Destination El Paso, ASM Global Parent, Inc., and City of El Paso; In the 120th District Court; Cause No.:2023DCV2119 (551.071)
  9. Agenda Ready
    Executive Session

    Anna Barnes v. City of El Paso, Texas, Gregory Allen, Oliver K. Meise and Jarred R. Frank; Western District of Texas; Cause No.: 3:22-CV-161 (551.071)
  10. Agenda Ready
    Executive Session

    El Paso Electric Company's Notice of Application to Reconcile Fuel Costs; HQ#UTILITY-15 (551.071)
  11. Agenda Ready
    Operational Focus Updates

    Discussion on the lawsuit brought by the Texas Attorney General against El Paso non-profit Annunciation House, to include Annunciation House’s response and what steps the City can take to protect the network of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) supporting the City in the migrant response.

    Attachments

  12. Agenda Ready
    Board Appointments

    Robert M. Munoz to the Americorps Seniors Advisory Council by Representative Henry Rivera, District 7.

    Attachments

  13. Agenda Ready
    Members of the City Council

    Discussion and action to direct the City Manager to review, research, and consider a more robust paid parental leave policy for City of El Paso employees to include no less than four weeks paid prenatal leave and twelve weeks postpartum paid leave. Additionally, provide a policy proposal to the Women’s Rights Commission relating to Paid Parental Leave for review and recommendation prior to adoption.

    Attachments

  14. Agenda Ready
    Members of the City Council

    Discussion and action on directing the City Attorney to prepare a resolution amending the City Council Rules of Order, specifically Section 13 - Right of Citizens to be Heard, to specify: that public comment received in writing (“letters”) submitted to become part of the record in accordance with the already established procedure shall, upon request of the submitter, be read into the record by the City Clerk or staff designee; and that the duration of the reading of each submitted letter shall be limited to three minutes, after which point the reading will be truncated but the entirety of the text will still be included as part of the record; and that the reading of such letters will occur during the public comment period but after all speakers participating either in-person or remotely/telephonically have had the opportunity to address the City Council.

    Attachments