City Council

Dee Margo

Peter Svarzbein, District 1

Mayor

Alexsandra Annello, District 2

 

Cassandra Hernandez, District 3

 

Sam Morgan, District 4

Tommy Gonzalez

Isabel Salcido, District 5

City Manager

Claudia L. Rodriguez, District 6

 

Henry Rivera, District 7

 

Cissy  Lizarraga, District 8

 

 

 

AGENDA FOR REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

November 24, 2020

9:00 AM

Teleconference phone number 1-915-213-4096

Toll free number: 1-833-664-9267

Conference ID: 989-980-555#

 

AND

 

AGENDA REVIEW MEETING

NOVEMBER 23, 2020

9:00 AM

Teleconference phone number 1-915-213-4096

Toll free number: 1-833-664-9267

Conference ID: 569-067-611#

 

TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF OPEN MEETINGS LAWS DUE TO EMERGENCY

 

The Texas Governor temporarily suspended specified provisions of the Texas Open Meetings Act to allow telephonic or videoconference meetings and to avoid congregate settings in physical locations.

 

Notice is hereby given that an Agenda Review Meeting will be conducted on November 23, 2020 at 9:00 A.M. and a Regular Meeting of the City Council of the City of El Paso will be conducted on November 24, 2020 at 9:00 A.M. Members of the public may view the meeting via the following means:

 

Via the City’s website. http://www.elpasotexas.gov/videos

Via television on City15,

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/cityofelpasotx/videos

 

In compliance with the requirement that the City provide two-way communication for members of the public, members of the public may communicate with Council during public comment, and regarding agenda items by calling the following number:

 

1-915-213-4096 or Toll free number: 1-833-664-9267

 

 

 

At the prompt please enter the corresponding Conference ID:

 

Agenda Review, November 23, 2020 Conference ID: 569-067-611#

Regular Council Meeting, November 24, 2020 Conference ID: 989-980-555#

 

The public is strongly encouraged to sign up to speak on items on this agenda before the start of this meeting on the following links:

 

http://www.elpasotexas.gov/municipal-clerk/meetings/city-council-meetings

and

http://legacy.elpasotexas.gov/muni_clerk/signup_form.asp

 

The following members of City Council will be present via video conference:

 

Mayor Dee Margo and Representatives Peter Svarzbein, Alexsandra Annello, Cassandra Hernandez, Sam Morgan, Isabel Salcido, Claudia Rodriguez, Henry Rivera, and Cissy Lizarraga

 

A quorum of City Council must participate in the meeting.

 

At the request of the Mayor, the Invocation, Pledge of Allegiance, Proclamations, and Recognitions by Mayor have been temporarily suspended.

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

 

 

 

 

 

All matters listed under the CONSENT AGENDA, including those on the Addition to the Agenda, will be considered by City Council to be routine and will be enacted by one motion unless separate discussion is requested by Council Members. Prior to the vote, members of the audience may ask questions regarding items on the consent agenda. When the vote   has been taken, if an item has not been called out for separate discussion, the item has been approved. Council may, however, reconsider any item at any time during the meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA - APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Goal 6: Set the Standard for Sound Governance and Fiscal Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.1.

Approval of Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of November 10, 2020, the Agenda Review Meeting of November 9, 2020, the Work Session of October 26, 2020, and the Special Meeting of November 9, 2020

 

 

 

All Districts

 

 

 

City Clerk's Office, Laura D. Prine, (915) 212-0049

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA - REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

 

 

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA - RESOLUTIONS:

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.

Goal 1: Create an Environment Conducive to Strong, Sustainable Economic Development

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.1.

This item is a Resolution to authorize the City Manager to sign an Office Space Rental Agreement between the City of El Paso and G2 Secure Staff, LLC, for approximately three hundred and twenty-eight (328) square feet of office and related shared space in the Airport Terminal Building, for a one-year term with automatic renewal for two (2) additional terms of one (1) year each.

 

The rental fee for the first year of this lease is $17,446.32. That is a decrease of $1,131.60 from the current rental fee due to the decrease in the terminal rental rate for FY 2021 as per the City’s Budget Resolution approved in August 2020.

 

 

 

District 3

 

 

 

Aviation, Sam Rodriguez, (915) 212-7301

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.2.

This Resolution is to authorize the City Manager to sign the Airport Concurrence Form that identifies the siting requirements and the related impacts of the new Federal Aviation Administration Airport Traffic Control Tower and Terminal Radar Approach Control facilities planned to be constructed at the El Paso International Airport, including written confirmation that the City has advised the Airport user community about the impacts of the project on operations.

 

 

 

District 2

 

 

 

Aviation, Sam Rodriguez, (915) 212-7301

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.3.

That the City Manager is authorized to sign the Consent to Assignment of the Chapter 380 Agreement between the City of El Paso and EPT The Reserve at Sandstone Ranch Apartments II, LLC, therein consenting to the assignment of the Chapter 380 Agreement from EPT The Reserve at Sandstone Ranch Apartments II, LLC to EPT The Reserve at Sandstone Ranch Apartments, LLC.

 

 

 

District 4

 

 

 

Economic and International Development, Jessica Herrera, (915) 212-1624

Economic and International Development, Monica Fuentes, (915) 212-1618

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.4.

That the City Manager is authorized to sign the Consent to Assignment of the Chapter 312 Tax Abatement Agreement between the City of El Paso and MS Property, LLC, therein consenting to the assignment of the Chapter 312 Tax Abatement Agreement from MS Property, LLC to Moderno Village, LLC.

 

 

 

District 1

 

 

 

Economic and International Development, Jessica Herrera, (915) 212-1624

Economic and International Development, Monica Fuentes, (915) 212-1618

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

Goal 2: Set the Standard for a Safe and Secure City

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.1.

Resolution for authorization to execute a Highway Rail traffic Signal Pre-emption interface agreement between the City of El Paso and Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company (BNSF) for Doniphan/Bird and Doniphan/West Green traffic signals.

 

 

 

Districts 1 and 8

 

 

 

Streets and Maintenance, Sergio Reyes, (915) 212-7047

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.2.

That the Mayor be authorized to sign the First Amendment to the Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between the City and El Paso County Emergency Services District No. 1 ("District") to include the Horizon Fire Department as a participating organization, to provide the District, and its contracted emergency service organization, the Horizon Fire Department, access to the City’s 2020 Frontline Communications, 6.7 Liter Cummins ISB I-6, Grant Funded Rehab Unit Fire Apparatus which will aid in the protection of the health and safety of the public and firefighting personnel against fire and fire-related hazards.

 

 

 

All Districts

 

 

 

Fire, Chief Mario M. D'Agostino, (915) 212-5605

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.3.

That the Mayor be authorized to sign the First Amendment to the Interlocal Agreement between the City of El Paso (“City”), El Paso County Emergency Services District No. 2 (“District”), and its contracted emergency services organizations and providers, to include the Clint, Fabens, Montana Vista, San Elizario, Socorro and West Valley Fire Departments, to provide the District, and its contracted emergency services organizations and providers, access to the City’s 2020 Frontline Communications, 6.7 Liter Cummins ISB I-6, Grant Funded Rehab Unit Fire Apparatus which will aid in the protection of the health and safety of the public and firefighting personnel against fire and fire-related hazards.

 

 

 

All Districts

 

 

 

Fire, Chief Mario M. D'Agostino, (915) 212-5605

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.

Goal 7: Enhance and Sustain El Paso’s Infrastructure Network

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.1.

That the Mayor of the City of El Paso is authorized to execute a Right of Way License Agreement between the City of El Paso and the County of El Paso for the improvement and maintenance of pedestrian and vehicular improvements on Delta Drive.

 

 

 

District 3

 

 

 

Capital Improvement, Yvette Hernandez, (915) 212-1860

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA - APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUNDS:

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.

Goal 6: Set the Standard for Sound Governance and Fiscal Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.1.

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 A)

 

 

 

All Districts

 

 

 

Tax Office, Maria O. Pasillas, (915) 212-1737

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.2.

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 exceeding the three year limit. (See Attachment B)

 

 

 

All Districts

 

 

 

Tax Office, Maria O. Pasillas, (915) 212-1737

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA - NOTICE FOR NOTATION:

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.

Goal 6: Set the Standard for Sound Governance and Fiscal Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.1.

Accept the donation of $1,000 from Marathon Petroleum to pay for permitted activities and other COVID-19 safe initiatives within District 3.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Representative Cassandra Hernandez, (915) 212-0003

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA - NOTICE OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS:

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.

Goal 6: Set the Standard for Sound Governance and Fiscal Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.1.

For notation pursuant to Section 2.92.110 of the City Code, receipt of the following campaign contributions by Mayor Margo:  $100.00 from R.A.D. Morton, $50.00 from Jack Darbyshire, $5,000.00 from Woody Hunt, $500.00 from Ned Holmes, $1,000.00 from Robert Murchison, $500.00 from Robert Hoy, $1,000.00 from Ryan McNellis, $50.00 from Ben Bass, $2,500.00 from Walter Price IV, $500.00 from Donald Margo, and $300.00 from Elva Garcia Ferrebee.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mayor Dee Margo, (915) 212-1051

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.2.

For notation pursuant to Section 2.92.110 of the City Code, receipt of the following campaign contributions by City Representative Henry Rivera, District 7:  $200.00 from Sherman H. Barnett; $200.00 from Carlos Aguilar; $200.00 from Leonard Goodman; $200.00 from James & Pat Conover; $400.00 from Mike Dipp; $500.00 from Suzanne Dipp; $500.00 from Jose Bayou; $1,000.00 from Gerald Rubin; $1,000.00 from Fred Loya, Sr.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Representative Henry Rivera, (915) 212-0007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.3.

For notation pursuant to Section 2.92.110 of the City Code, receipt of campaign contributions by City Representative Alexsandra Annello, District 2: $2,500 (In-Kind) from Carlos Corral; $1,000 from Frontera Vision PAC; $500 from Deborah Kastrin; $1,000 from The El Paso Association of Fire Fighters Local 51, INC. PAC;  $15 from Marco Gomez; $25 from Shellie McMahon; $150 from Linnea Toney; $10 from Jose Avila; $25 from Ward Beers; $25 from Johnny Ruffier; $25 from Evan Carcerano; $250 from Gregory Schwab; $2,500 from Robert Halpern; $50 from Ben Bass; $25 from Janelle Carden; $300 from Richard Teschner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Representative Alexsandra Annello, (915) 212-0002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.4.

For notation pursuant to Section 2.92.110 of the City Code, receipt of the following campaign contributions by City Representative Sam Morgan, District 4:  $1000.00 from El Paso Association of Firefighters, $2500.00 from Stanley Jobe, $1000.00 from Irene Epperson, $500.00 from Demetrius & Leticia Jimenez, $250.00 from Mark Smith, $1000.00 from Forma Group, $1250.00 from Randall Bowling, $1250.00 from Robert Bowling, $250.00 from Gregory Deitch, $1500.00 from Andrew Dominguez, $100.00 from Carlos Lewis, $500.00 from Charles Ellis, $50 from Ben Bass.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Representative Sam Morgan, (915) 212-0004

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA - REQUESTS TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS:

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.

Goal 6: Set the Standard for Sound Governance and Fiscal Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.1.

The linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 6.2 - Implement employee benefits and services that promote financial security. This contract will allow the City of El Paso to obtain general benefit consulting advice.

 

Request that the Director of Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing be authorized to issue a Purchase Order to HUB International Texas, Inc., referencing Contract 2012-031R Benefit Consulting Service. This will be a change order to increase the contract by $94,837.50 for a total amount not to exceed $474,187.50 for the initial term. The change order will cover expenses for benefit consulting services November 24, 2020 to April 9, 2021.

 

Contract Variance: The cost for this change order is the same as in the original contract. There is no variance.

 

 

 

Department:                              Human Resources

Award to:                                   HUB International Texas, Inc.

                                                  El Paso, TX                                      

Total Estimated Amount:           $94,837.50

Account No.:                             209-3500-521160

Funding Source                        Self Insurance Fund

Districts:                                    All

 

 

 

All Districts

 

 

 

Purchasing and Strategic Sourcing, Bruce D. Collins, (915) 212-1181                  

Human Resources, Claudia Lujan, (915) 212-1241

 

 

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA - BIDS:

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.

Goal 3: Promote the Visual Image of El Paso

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.1.

The linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 3.1 – Improve the visual impression of the community (gateways, corridors, intersections and parkland). This contract will provide supplemental foliar nutrient products, needed for the city’s Sport turf areas.

 

Award Summary:

 

The award of Solicitation No. 2020-1090 Supplemental Foliar Nutrients for Sports Turf to the following vendors: Timothy Cuquet Mitchell dba C.M.C. Agronomy, LLC. for item 1, for a three (3) year initial term estimated award of $24,213.75. The award is to include a two (2) year optional amount of $16,142.50 for a total five (5) year award of $40,356.25 and Turf Care of Texas, LLC for items 2 and 3, for a three (3) year term estimated award of $66,645.00. The award is to include a two (2) year optional amount of $44,430.00 for a total five (5) year award of $111,075.00.

 

Contract Variance:

 

The difference in cost, based on the comparison from previous contract is as follows: An increase of $6,071.25 for the initial term, which represents a 7.16% increase, due to price increases.

 

Department:                                        Streets and Maintenance

Vendor 1:                                            Timothy Cuquet Mitchell dba C.M.C.                                                                         Agronomy, LLC.

                                                            McKinney, TX

Item:                                                    1

Initial Term:                                         3 years

Option to Extend:                                2 years

Annual Estimated Award:                   $    8,071.25

Initial Term Estimated Award:            $  24,213.75 (3 years)

Total Estimated Award:                      $  40,356.25 (5 years)

Account No.:                                       451 – 1000 – 51295 – 532000 – P5120

Funding Source:                                 General Fund

Districts:                                              All

 

Department:                                        Streets and Maintenance

Vendor 2:                                            Turf Care of Texas, LLC.

                                                            Frisco, TX

Items:                                                  2 and 3

Initial Term:                                         3 years

Option to Extend:                                2 years

Annual Estimated Award:                   $  22,215.00

Initial Term Estimated Award:            $  66,645.00 (3 years)

Total Estimated Award:                      $111,075.00 (5 years)

Account No.:                                       451 – 1000 – 51295 – 532000 – P5120

Funding Source:                                 General Fund

Districts:                                              All

Total Annual Amount:                         $   30,286.25 (2 vendors)

Total Initial Estimated Award:             $  90,858.75 (2 vendors - 3 years)

Total Estimated Award:                      $151,431.25 (2 vendors – 5 years)    

 

This is a Low Bid, unit price contract.

 

The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing and Streets and Maintenance Departments recommend award as indicated to Timothy Cuquet Mitchell dba C.M.C. Agronomy, LLC. and Turf Care of Texas, LLC the lowest responsive responsible bidders.

 

In accordance with this award, the City Manager or designee is authorized to exercise future options if needed.

 

 

 

All Districts

 

 

 

Purchasing and Strategic Sourcing, Bruce D. Collins, (915) 212-1181

Streets and Maintenance, Richard Bristol, (915) 212-7000

 

 

 

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA - OPERATIONAL FOCUS UPDATES:

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.

Goal 8: Nurture and Promote a Healthy, Sustainable Community

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.1.

Presentation and final report on the completion of the 2020 Census and next steps by the U.S. Census Bureau as well as the 2020 Census outreach efforts by Sanders Wingo and Taylor Collective.

 

 

 

All Districts

 

 

 

Community and Human Development, Nicole Ferrini, (915) 212-0138

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.2.

Budget Update.

 

 

 

All Districts

 

 

 

City Manager's Office, Robert Cortinas, (915) 212-1067

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CALL TO THE PUBLIC – PUBLIC COMMENT

 

 

 

 

 

Call to the Public will begin at 12:00 p.m.  Sixty minutes in total will be devoted for Call to the Public. This time is reserved for members of the public who would like to address the City Council on items that are not on the City Council Agenda.

 

Members of the public may communicate with Council during public comment, and regarding agenda items by calling 1-915-213-4096 or toll free number 1-833-664-9267 at the prompt please enter the following Conference ID: 989-980-555#

 

A sign-up form is available on line at http://legacy.elpasotexas.gov/muni_clerk/signup_form.asp for those who wish to sign up in advance of the meeting

 

 

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA - FIRST READING OF ORDINANCES

 

 

 

 

 

INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:

Public comment typically is not taken during the first reading of ordinances. Public comments are invited at the date of the scheduled public hearing. Public Hearings will be held as part of the regular City Council meeting that begins at approximately 9:00 a.m. All interested persons present shall have an opportunity to be heard at that time. After the public hearings, Council may also delay taking action on Ordinances; no requirement is made by Section 3.9B of the El Paso City Charter to publish any further notice. Copies of all Ordinances are available for review in the City Clerk’s office, 300 N. Campbell, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

12.

Goal 3: Promote the Visual Image of El Paso:

 

 

 

 

 

 

12.1.

An Ordinance to correct Ordinance 018955 annexing the following real property described as a Portion of Section 28, Block 79, Township 2, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys, El Paso County, Texas. SUAX19-00001

 

 

 

District 5

 

 

 

Planning and Inspections, Philip F. Etiwe, (915) 212-1553

Planning and Inspections, Karina Brasgalla, (915) 212-1604

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON DECEMBER 8, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA – OTHER BIDS, CONTRACTS, PROCUREMENTS

 

 

 

 

 

 

13.

Goal 4: Enhance El Paso’s Quality of Life through Recreational, Cultural and Educational Environments

 

 

 

 

 

 

13.1.

The linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 4.2- Create innovative recreational, educational and cultural programs. This contract will support the Parks and Recreational Department in maintaining its facilities safe for the public and employees.

 

Award Summary

 

Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation 2020-1136 Security Guard Services for Parks Facilities (Re-bid) to Night Eyes Protective Services, Inc., for an initial term of three (3) years for an estimated amount of $1,022,190.00. The award is to include a two (2) year optional amount of $681,460.00 for a total of five (5) year estimated award of $1,703,650.00. This contract will support the Parks and Recreational Department in maintaining its facilities safe for the public and employees.

 

Contract Variance: 

 

The difference in cost, based on the comparison from previous contract is as follows: The hourly rate increased from $11.73 to $13.00 for Unarmed Security Guards and from $11.73 to $15.00 for Armed Guards. An increase of $300,443.10 for the initial term, which represents a 41.63% increase due to the hourly rate increase and additional hours. 

 

Department:                                   Parks and Recreation

Award to:                                        Night Eyes Protective Services, Inc.

                                                       El Paso, TX

Items:                                             All

Initial Term:                                     3 years

Option                                            2 years

Annual Estimated Award:              $340,730.00

Initial Estimated Award:                 $1,022,190.00 (3 years)

Total Estimated Award                  $1,703,650.00 (5 years)

Account No.:                                 451-51230-522120-1000-P5106

                                                      451-51260-522120-1000-P5111

                                                      451-51270-522120-1000-P5113

                                                      451-51280-522120-1000-P5116

Funding Source:                           General Fund

Districts:                                        All

 

This is a Best Value, service contract.

 

The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing and Parks and Recreation Departments recommend award as indicated to Night Eyes Protective Services, Inc. the bidder offering the best value bid.

 

In accordance with this award, the City Manager or designee is authorized to exercise future options if needed.

 

 

 

All Districts

 

 

 

Purchasing and Strategic Sourcing, Bruce D. Collins, (915) 212-1181

Parks and Recreation, Benjamin Fyffe, (915) 212-1708

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.

Goal 7: Enhance and Sustain El Paso’s Infrastructure Network

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.1.

The linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 7.2 - Improve competitiveness through infrastructure improvements impacting the quality of life. This award will support the enhancements of ADA sidewalks, ADA ramps, and ADA driveways along Montana Avenue, beginning from Raynor Street and continuing up to Chelsea Street

 

Award Summary:

 

Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation 2020-676 Montana RTS Pedestrian Enhancements to International Eagle Enterprises, Inc. for an estimated total award of $1,898,169.75.

 

Department:                            Capital Improvement

Award to:                                 International Eagle Enterprises, Inc.

                                               El Paso, TX

Items:                                      All

Initial Term:                             182 Standard Workweek Days

Base Bid I:                               $1,868,569.75

Base Bid II:                              $29,600.00

Total Estimated Award:          $1,898,169.75

Account No.:                           190-580270-4510-28320-PCP19TRAN90

                                                190-580270-4743-28320-PCP19TRAN90

                                                190-580270-4950-38170-PCP10TRAN90

Funding Source:                     2010 and 2018 Certificates of Obligation and                                                 Federal Highway Administration

District:                                    2

 

This is a Low Bid procurement, unit price contract.

 

The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing and Capital Improvement Departments recommend award as indicated to International Eagle Enterprises, Inc., 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.

 

Work under this unit price contract is only an estimated value and will be ordered, performed, invoiced, and paid by measured quantity. The actual cost of this contract may be higher or lower than the total estimated value and will be the sum total of unit prices at the end of the contract term.

 

As a part of this award, upon the review of the City Attorney, the City Engineer may without further authorization from City Council approve contract changes which are necessary for proper execution of the work and carrying out the intent of the project, which are in accordance with applicable law, do not make changes to the prices and are within the appropriate budget.

 

 

 

District 2

 

 

 

Purchasing and Strategic Sourcing, Bruce D. Collins, (915) 212-1181

Capital Improvement, Sam Rodriguez, (915) 212-0065

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.2.

The linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 7.2 – Improve competitiveness through infrastructure improvements impacting the quality of life. The Project consists of the replacement of Alabama Street Bridge Drainage Ditch by Rosemont Canyon Rd. Project limits; on Alabama Street from 200 feet West of Bridge to 200 feet East of Bridge, replace existing structure.

 

Award Summary:

 

Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2020-038 Alabama Bridge Replacement to International Eagle Enterprises, Inc. for an estimated total award of $863,444.25.

 

Department:                          Capital Improvement

Award to:                               International Eagle Enterprises, Inc.

                                              El Paso, TX

Items:                                    All

Term:                                    60 Standard Workweek Days

Base Bid I:                             $797,564.25

Base Bid II:                            $  65,880.00

Total Estimated Award:        $863,444.25

Account No.:                        190 – 4743 – 38290 – 580160 – PCP18TRAN06

                                             190 – 4950 – 38170 – 580270 – PCP18TRAN06

Funding Source:                  2018 Certificates of Obligation & Federal                                                      Highway Administration

Districts:                                2

 

This is a Low Bid, unit price contract.

 

The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing and Capital Improvement Departments recommend that the contract be awarded as indicated to International Eagle Enterprises, Inc. the lowest responsive 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.

 

Work under this unit price contract is only an estimated value and will be ordered, performed, invoiced, and paid by measured quantity. The actual cost of this contract may be higher or lower than the total estimated value and will be the sum total of unit prices at the end of the contract term.

 

As a part of this award, upon the review of the City Attorney, the City Engineer may without further authorization from City Council approve contract changes which are necessary for proper execution of the work and carrying out the intent of the project, which are in accordance with applicable law, do not make changes to the prices and are within the appropriate budget.

 

 

 

District 2

 

 

 

Purchasing and Strategic Sourcing, Bruce D. Collins, (915) 212-1181  

Capital Improvement, Sam Rodriguez, (915) 212-1808

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA - OTHER BUSINESS

 

 

 

 

 

 

15.

Goal 1: Create an Environment Conducive to Strong, Sustainable Economic Development

 

 

 

 

 

 

15.1.

Discussion and action that the City Council approve a Resolution for a Downtown Management District expansion to include the “Ballpark West” area of downtown El Paso.

 

 

 

District 8

 

 

 

Economic and International Development, Jessica Herrera, (915) 212-1624

Economic and International Development, Pamela Sifuentes, (915) 212-1633

 

 

 

 

 

 

16.

Goal 6: Set the Standard for Sound Governance and Fiscal Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

16.1.

Discussion and action to amend Section 1. A. of the Youth Advisory Board Resolution to allow the City Manager and his or her designee to appoint members, as nominated by the schools, for the Mayor and each City Council Representative, for a total of nine members.

 

 

 

All Districts

 

 

 

Office of Management and Budget, K. Nicole Cote, (915) 212-1092

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17.

Goal 7: Enhance and Sustain El Paso’s Infrastructure Network

 

 

 

 

 

 

17.1.

Discussion and action on the Long Range Plan update presentation and a Resolution that the City approves the reallocation of funds from the Alameda RTS Sidewalk Improvement, Alameda RTS, and Montana Fiber projects in the aggregated amount of $2,947,000.58 to the Other Projects in the amounts shown in Attachment “A” of the Resolution.

 

 

 

All Districts

 

 

 

Capital Improvement, Yvette Hernandez, (915) 212-1860

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL

 

 

 

 

 

 

18.1.

Discussion and action to direct the City Manager and City Attorney to update City Council on the outstanding invoice of March 27, 2019, to Donald J. Trump for President Inc.

 

 

 

All Districts

 

 

 

Representative Henry Rivera, (915) 212-0007

Representative Peter Svarzbein, (915) 212-1002

 

 

 

 

 

 

18.2.

Discussion and action on a Resolution recognizing and honoring November 20, 2020 as National Transgender Day of Remembrance.

 

 

 

All Districts

 

 

 

Representative Alexsandra Annello, (915) 212-0002

Representative Peter Svarzbein, (915) 212-0001

Representative Cassandra Hernandez, (915) 212-0003

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

 

 

 

 

The City Council of the City of El Paso may retire into EXECUTIVE SESSION pursuant to Section 3.5A of the El Paso City Charter and the Texas Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapter D, to discuss any of the following: (The items listed below are matters of the sort routinely discussed in Executive Session, but the City Council of the City of El Paso may move to Executive Session any of the items on this agenda, consistent with the terms of the Open Meetings Act and the Rules of City Council.) The City Council will return to open session to take any final action and may also, at any time during the meeting, bring forward any of the following items for public discussion, as appropriate.

 

Section 551.071

 

CONSULTATION WITH ATTORNEY

Section 551.072

DELIBERATION REGARDING REAL PROPERTY

Section 551.073

DELIBERATION REGARDING PROSPECTIVE GIFTS

Section 551.074

PERSONNEL MATTERS

Section 551.076

DELIBERATION REGARDING SECURITY DEVICES OR SECURITY AUDITS

Section 551.087

DELIBERATION REGARDING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEGOTIATIONS

Section 551.089

DELIBERATION REGARDING SECURITY DEVICES OR SECURITY AUDITS; CLOSED MEETING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADJOURN

 

 

 

 

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC:

Sign Language interpreters are provided for regular City Council meetings. Copies of this Agenda will be provided in Braille, large print, or audiotape upon requests made a minimum of 48 hours prior to the meeting.

 

ALL REGULAR CITY COUNCIL AGENDAS ARE PLACED ON THE INTERNET ON THURSDAY PRIOR TO THE MEETING AT THE ADDRESS BELOW:

 

http://www.elpasotexas.gov/