A meeting of the CRRMA Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday August 10, 2022, at 9:00am in the City Council Chambers of El Paso City Hall, located at 300 N. Campbell, El Paso, Texas 79901. This meeting will also be live streamed from www.crrma.org.
One or more members of the Board and staff may participate in this meeting through a telephone conference call, as authorized by Section 370.262, Texas Transportation Code. Under that law, each part of the telephone conference call meeting that by law must be open to the public shall be audible to the public at the meeting location. During the meeting, the identification of each party shall be clearly stated prior to speaking and the meeting shall be documented by written minutes. On conclusion of the meeting, the written minutes of the meeting will be made available to the public.
Call to Order, Roll Call, and Public Comments.
Adoption of minutes for the CRRMA Board Meeting of July 13, 2022.
Presentation by Jerry Pacheco, President of the Border Industrial Association.
Discussion and action on Board Resolutions authorizing the following actions as recommended by the Finance Committee:
(a) Adoption of the CRRMA Budget for Fiscal Year 2023;
(b) Adoption of the Fiscal Year 2023 Investment Policy, designation of the Investment Officer, and authorization of training for such Investment Officer;
(c) Execution of an engagement letter with Gibson Ruddock Patterson, LLC for the Fiscal Year 2022 annual audit;
(d) Execution of engagement letters with Peña Briones McDaniel, & Co. for the provision of: (i) general certified public accountant services; and (ii) Vehicle Registration Fee program audit services; and
(e) Filing of a requestfor refinancing certain State Infrastructure Bank loans.
Discussion and action on Board Resolutions authorizing the execution of Agreements for General Consulting – Civil Engineering Services with:
(a) Atkins North America, Inc.; and
(b) HNTB Corporation.
Discussion and action on a Board Resolution establishing scoring criteria and authorizing the issuance of a Request for Qualifications to tram providers for the Wyler Aerial Tramway Project.
Discussion and action on Board Resolutions authorizing the execution of the following instruments, as they relate to right of way acquisitions for the Darrington Road Project:
(a) Interlocal Agreement with the Town of Horizon City; and
(b) Work Authorization No. 56 with Atkins North America, Inc
Discussion and action on a Board Resolution authorizing the execution of Amendment No. 2 to Work Authorization No. 4 with Dannenbaum Engineering Company – El Paso, LLC to add scope to the Rojas Drive Improvements, Phase 2 Project.
Discussion and action on a Board Resolution authorizing the execution of Amendment No. 3 to Work Authorization No. 1.1 with Huitt-Zollars for certain improvements on the Fabens Airport Improvement Project (Hangars).
Discussion and action on the Strategic Plan 2022-2027 document.
Discussion and action on a Board Resolution in support of the El Paso Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) grant application.
Discussion and action on Board Resolutions for the following items, as they relate to the employment of the Executive Director, in order to:
(a) approve the Annual Performance Evaluation and authorize the CRRMA Chair to communicate the results of the Evaluation to the City of El Paso and take other actions as necessary; and
(b) approve of recommended terms for renewal of the employment agreement between the CRRMA’s Executive Director and the City of El Paso and authorize the CRRMA to continue to reimburse the City of El Paso for the employment of the Executive Director.
The Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority Board may retire into Executive Session pursuant to the Texas Government Code, Sections 551.071 - 551.088 to discuss any of the following: (The items listed below are matters of the sort routinely discussed in Executive Session, but the Board may move to Executive Session to discuss any of the items on this agenda, consistent with the terms of the Open Meetings Act, as amended.)
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
Notes: Sign Language interpreters will be provided for this meeting upon receipt of a prior request. Requests must be made to the Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority a minimum of twenty-four (24) hours prior to the date and time of the meeting.
Copies of this Notice/Agenda may also be provided in Braille, large print, or audiotape upon request. Any such request must be made to the Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority a minimum of forty-eight (48) hours prior to the date and time of the meeting.
Interested persons may speak on any of the agenda items provided they have signed up to do so prior to the consideration of that item by the CRRMA Board. The Chair may limit the amount of time permitted for each speaker.
Public comment that does not relate to a specific agenda item must be made during the Public Comment agenda item. The public comment period will not exceed thirty (30) minutes and is intended to receive comments from the public on items that relate to the jurisdiction of the CRRMA Board. Each speaker is permitted up to three (3) minutes, but must be signed up to speak prior to the Public Comment agenda item. For topics that are not posted to this agenda, Board members may only provide factual statements of policy, direct the item to staff or place the item on a future agenda. No action may be taken on items that are not posted on this agenda.