AGENDA FOR MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT BOARD MEETING

 

THE LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITY STRONGLY RECOMMENDS THE USE OF MASKS IN ALL CITY FACILITIES AND INDOOR SPACES

 

300 N. Campbell, City Council Chambers, City Hall and Virtually

Tuesday, October, 12  2021 @ 10:00 a.m.

Teleconference phone number: 1-915-213-4096

Toll free number: 1-833-664-9267

Conference ID: 721-507-072#

 

AND

 

AGENDA REVIEW MEETING

300 N. Campbell, City Council Chambers, City Hall and Virtually

Monday, October 11, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

Teleconference phone number: 1-915-213-4096

Toll free number: 1-833-664-9267

Conference ID: 894-412-050#

 

The following member of the Mass Transit Department Board will be present via videoconference:

 

Cassandra Hernandez

 

A quorum of the Mass Transit department board must participate in the meeting.

 

ROLL CALL

 

CALL TO THE PUBLIC – PUBLIC COMMENT

 

This time is reserved for members of the public who would like to address the  Mass Transit Department Board on items that are not on the Mass Transit Department Board Agenda.

 

Members of the public may communicate with Board Members 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: 721-507-072#

 

A sign-up form is available on line at http://legacy.elpasotexas.gov/muni_clerk/Sign-Up-Form-MTB-Call-To-The-Public.php and http://legacy.elpasotexas.gov/muni_clerk/Sign-Up-Form-MTB-Regular-Agenda.php  for those who wish to sign up in advance of the meeting date.  Requests to speak must be received by 9:00 a.m. on the date of the meeting. 30 Minutes total is allotted for speakers. Three to five minutes may be allowed for each speaker.

 

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

 

All matters listed under the CONSENT AGENDA, including those on the Addition to the Agenda, will be considered by Mass Transit Department Board to be routine and will be enacted by one motion unless separate discussion is requested by Board 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.  The Mass Transit Department Board may, however, reconsider any item at any time during the meeting.

 

CONSENT AGENDA – APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

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

 

1.            Approve the Minutes for the Mass Transit Board Meeting held on August 3, 2021.

 

All Districts

Mass Transit, Ellen Smyth, (915) 212-3301

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CONSENT AGENDA – REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT MASS TRANSIT BOARD MEMBERS

 

2.            Request to excuse the following absent Board Member(s)

 

CONSENT AGENDA – BOARD RE-APPOINTMENTS

 

Strategic Goal 8: Nurture and Promote a Healthy, Sustainable Community

 

3.            Re-appointment of Alec Mondello to the Citizen’s Advisory Committee for the Board of the Mass Transit Department by Board Member Svarzbein, District 1.

Members of the Mass Transit Board, Peter Svarzbein, (915) 212-1002

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CONSENT AGENDA

 

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

 

4.            The linkage to the Strategic Plan is subsection 7.3 – Enhance regional comprehensive transportation system.

 

Award Summary

The award of Solicitation 2021-0518R Drug Testing and Alcohol Screening (Sun Metro) to Lobdock, Inc. for an initial term of three (3) years for an estimated amount of $98,880.00.  The award also includes a two (2) year option for an estimated amount of $65,920.00.  The total value of the contract is, including the initial term plus the option for a total fo five (5) years, for an estimated amount of $164,800.00

 

Contract Variance:

The difference in cost, based on the comparison from previous contract is as follows: A decrease of $13,305.45, which represents an 11.86% decrease due to a decrease on the need for testing required.

 

Department:                                        Mass Transit (Sun Metro)

Award to:                                             Lobdock, Inc.

Item(s):                                                All

Initial Term:                                         3 years

Option to Extend:                                2 years

Annual Estimated Award:                   $32,960.00

Initial Term Estimated Award::           $98,880.00 (3 years)

Total Estimated Award:                      $164,800.00 (5 years)

Account No:                                        560-3200-60040-521120-P6015

Funding Source:                                 Sun Metro Operating Funds

District(s)                                             All

 

This is a Request for Proposals (RFP), unit price contract.


The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing and Mass Transit (Sun Metro) Departments recommend award as indicated to Lobdock, Inc., the highest ranked proposer based on evaluation factors established for this procurement.

 

All Districts                                                                                                                

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

Mass Transit, Ellen Smyth (915) 212-3301

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EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

The following member of the Mass Transit Department Board will be present via videoconference:

 

Cassandra Hernandez


The Mass Transit Department Board 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 Mass Transit Department Board 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.) The Mass Transit Department Board 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 DELIBERATIONS REGARDING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Section 551.089 DELIBERATION REGARDING SECURITY DEVICES OR SECURITY AUDITS;                                        CLOSED MEETING

ADJOURN

 

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC:

Sign Language interpreters will be provided for this meeting.

 

MASS TRANSIT BOARD AGENDAS ARE PLACED ON THE INTERNET THE THURSDAY

PRIOR TO EACH MEETING AT THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS: http://www.sunmetro.net/