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2:00 P.M. – INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


Council Member Peck


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

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Admin Report »

ADMIN REPORT

Report From City Controller And The City Administration Regarding The Current Financial Status Of The City Including But Not Limited To, A Revenue, Expenditure And Encumbrance Report For The General Fund, All Special Revenue Funds And All Enterprise Funds, And A Report On The Status Of Bond Funds

Consideration of Matters Removed from Consent Agenda (Part 1 of 2) »

MISCELLANEOUS


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBER 1


1.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the HOUSTON COMMISSION ON DISABILITIES: Position One      -  ISMAEL GARCIA CANTÚ, appointment, for a term to expire 07/26/2021 Position Two      -  RICKY DON HARRIS, appointment, for a term to expire 07/26/2020 Position Three    -  ANN M. BACON, appointment, for a term to expire 07/26/2021 Position Five      -  RAUL A. GALLEGOS, appointment, for a term to expire 07/26/2021 Position Six        -  RICHARD E. PETTY, reappointment, for a term to expire 7/6/2020, and will serve as Chair Position Eight     -  EMMANUEL ARIZONA EZIASHI, reappointment, for a term to expire 07/26/2020 Position Nine      -  SARAH FREEMAN SMITH, reappointment, for a term to expire 07/26/2021 Position Ten       -  BENIGNO ACEVES, JR., reappointment, for a term to expire 07/26/2020 Position Eleven  -  EILEEN A. EDMONDS, reappointment, for a term to expire 07/26/2021 Position Twelve   - MARK POTTS, appointment, for a term to expire 07/26/2020

Mayor's Report

MAYOR'S REPORT

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 50


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 2 through 6


ACCEPT WORK


2.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $719,116.33 and acceptance of work on contract with KENALL, INC, for Intersection Safe Sidewalk Program and Ramp Improvement - 3.41% under the total contract amount - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; D - EVANS-SHABAZZ; E - MARTIN and J - POLLARD


3.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $859,217.66 and acceptance of work on contract with RELIANCE CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, L.P. for Wastewater Collection System Rehabilitation and Renewal (Force Main)  2.48% under the original construction amount - DISTRICTS B  DAVIS; C - KAMIN; D - EVANS-SHABAZZ; F - THOMAS; G - TRAVIS; I - GALLEGOS; J - POLLARD and K - CASTEX-TATUM


4.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $5,579,778.50 and acceptance of work on contract with PORTLAND UTILITIES CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, LLC for Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation by Sliplining and Pipe Bursting Methods - 0.85% under the original construction amount - DISTRICTS A - PECK; B - DAVIS; C - KAMIN; D - EVANS-SHABAZZ; E - MARTIN; F - THOMAS; G - TRAVIS; H - CISNEROS; I - GALLEGOS and K - CASTEX-TATUM


5.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $3,142,704.81 and acceptance of work on contract with CAAN CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, INC for Water Line Replacement in Briar Court Area - 1.29% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS


6.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $482,335.40 and acceptance of work on contract with POSEY’S CONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT, INC for Wastewater System/Substitute Service Support - Sunset, Pease  6.70% under the original construction amount - DISTRICTS C - KAMIN and I - GALLEGOS


PROPERTY - NUMBERING


PROPERTY - NUMBER 7


PROPERTY


7.  RECOMMENDATION from Houston Public Works to purchase Parcel KY17-030, located at 0 Aldine Meadows Road, owned by Soundstar Aldine, LLC, for the EASEMENT ACQUISITIONS FOR 108-INCH WATER LINE PROJECT (from Aldine Westfield to Willis Street Project)


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 8 and 9


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


9.  CRITICAL START, INC for Multiple One-Year Software License Renewals through the Texas Department of Information Resources for the Houston Airport System - $387,025.62 - Enterprise Fund


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 10 through 50


ORDINANCES


10.  Ordinance relating to establishing Updated Court Costs collected by the Municipal Courts Department; making changes to Various Sections of Chapter 16 of the Code of Ordinances. Houston, Texas, to align with New State Law


11.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,390,000.00 from the Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for the purchase of Network Equipment for Various Departments supported by Houston Information Technology Services


12.  ORDINANCE appropriating $2,859,000.00 from the Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for the purchase of Hardware, Software and Professional Services supporting the Enterprise SAP Platform for Houston Information Technology Services and Various Departments


14.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing a first amendment to contract between the City of Houston and COALITION FOR THE HOMELESS OF HOUSTON/HARRIS COUNTY, extending the term of the contract and providing up to $130,000.00 in additional Community Development Block Grant (“CDBG”) Funds for the continuation of Strategic Homeless Planning Services/Activities


20.   ORDINANCE awarding revenue contract to IPT LLC dba PAYLOCK IPT LLC for Vehicle Immobilization Services for the Administration & Regulatory Affairs Department’s ParkHouston Division - 3 Years with two one-year options


21.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2016-0259 to increase the maximum contract amount for contract between the City of Houston and CONDUENT PUBLIC HEALTH SOLUTIONS INC. (formerly known as Consilience Software Inc.) for Maven Software Maintenance/Upgrade  Agreement for the Houston Health Department - $800,000.00 - Grant Funds


23.  ORDINANCE establishing the north and south sides of the 2600-2700 block of Rosewood Street, within the City of Houston, Texas, as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT D - CASTEX-TATUM


26.  ORDINANCE appropriating $35,195.38 from the Miscellaneous Capital Projects/Acquisitions CP Series E Fund to the In-House Renovation Revolving Fund for Construction Services for the Houston Public Library - DISTRICT D - EVANS-SHABAZZ


27.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing construction contract to ENTERPRISE BUILDERS, LLC for 611 Walker Auditorium & Basement 2 Level Hurricane Harvey Restoration Project for Houston Public Works; setting a deadline for the bidder's execution of the contract and delivery of all bonds, insurance and other required contract documents to the City; holding the bidder in default if it fails to meet the deadlines; providing funding for contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by 2015 Flood Disaster and Recovery Fund - CUS; declaring the City’s intent to seek reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other eligible sources for such expenditures - $371,259.56 - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


29.   ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 21.1583 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY WATER CONTROL and IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 99, for inclusion in its district


30.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 2.02 acres of land to NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 15, for inclusion in its district


31.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 3.824 acres of land to HARRIS-FORT BEND COUNTIES MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 5, for inclusion in its district


32.   ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 16.410 acres of land to NORTHAMPTON MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT, for inclusion in its district


33.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 4.9234 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 230, for inclusion in its district


34.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance Number 2017-237 to include the acquisition of two additional Parcels for the CHELFORD CITY DIVERSION PACKAGE NO. 1 PROJECT and further finding and determining public convenience and necessity for the acquisition of such parcels by gift, dedication, purchase and if necessary the use of eminent domain - DISTRICT F - THOMAS


35.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2019-734 to include the corrected project description for the 54-inch water line along Galveston Road Project and further finding and determining public convenience and necessity for the acquisition of seven parcels by gift, dedication, purchase, and if necessary the use of eminent domain - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


36.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of two 10-foot-wide water line easements, being out of and a part of Tract No. 1 (Unrestricted), Meyerland Plaza Shopping Center, out of the James D. Owen Survey, Abstract No. 612, Harris County, Texas; abandoning the easements to Meyerland Retail Associates, LLC., in consideration of its conveyance to the City of two 20-foot-wide water line easements, payment to the City of $600.00, and other good and valuable consideration  DISTRICT C - KAMIN


37.  ORDINANCE finding and determining public convenience and necessity for the acquisition of Real Property interests in connection with the public improvement project known as the Large Diameter Valve Replacement Package 2 Project for one parcel of land required for the project and situated in the Callahan and Vince Survey, Abstract 9, in  Harris County, Texas, by gift, dedication, purchase and the use of eminent domain and further authorizing payment of the costs of such purchases and/or eminent domain proceedings and associated costs for relocation assistance, appraisal fees, title policies/services, recording fees, court costs, and expert witness fees in connection with the acquisition of fee simple title interest in or easement to the one parcel of land required for the project - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


38.  ORDINANCE authorizing the transfer and assignment of a 20-foot-wide Sanitary Sewer Easement, being 0.1689 acres of land situated in the G.W. Childress Survey, Abstract No. 217, Harris County, Texas; transferring and assigning the easement to NORTH HARRIS COUNTY REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY, in consideration of its payment to the City of $10,300.00 and other good and valuable consideration


39.  ORDINANCE authorizing the sale of ±15,631 square-feet of excess fee-owned land, located at Reserve D, Block 1, Briarhills Section 2, out of the Joel Wheaton Survey, Abstract No. 80, Harris County, Texas; selling the fee-owned land to Bhaumi Bhavan Chaurasia in consideration of his payment to the City of $182,101.00 and other good and valuable consideration - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS


41.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing an Amended and Restated Cost Sharing Agreement for the Southeast Transmission Line Project between the City of Houston and BAYBROOK MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 1, the CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD, the CITY OF PASADENA, the CITY OF WEBSTER, CLEAR LAKE CITY WATER AUTHORITY, HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 55, and GULF COAST WATER AUTHORITY in connection with the Southeast Water Purification Plant for Houston Public Works  DISTRICTS  D - EVANS-SHABAZZ and E - MARTIN


42.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to agreement between the City of Houston and the TEXAS WATER DEVELOPMENT BOARD for administering the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Flood Mitigation Assistance Program (as approved by Ordinance No. 2018-0103)


44.   ORDINANCE authorizing the transfer of $2,623,600.00 from the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund to the HPW-SETL Construction Fund and appropriating $2,623,600.00 out of HPW-SETL Construction Fund and appropriating $262,400.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; approving and authorizing second amendment to Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and LOCKWOOD, ANDREWS & NEWNAM, INC for Design of the Highway 3 Distribution Water Line as part of the Southeast Transmission Water Line System (approved by Ordinance No. 2015-0623); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund and the HPW-SETL Construction Fund - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


48.  ORDINANCE appropriating $5,369,500.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to MAIN LANE INDUSTRIES, LTD for Large Diameter Valve Replacement Package 2; setting a deadline for the bidder’s execution of the contract and delivery of all bonds, insurance, and other required contract documents to the City; holding the bidder in default if it fails to meet the deadlines; providing funding for testing, CIP Cost Recovery, construction phase engineering services, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICTS E - MARTIN; I - GALLEGOS and J - POLLARD


49.   ORDINANCE appropriating $1,006,876.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to CSI CONSOLIDATED, LLC dba AIMS COMPANIES for Sanitary Sewer Cleaning and Television Inspection in Support of Rehabilitation; setting a deadline for the bidder’s execution of the contract and delivery of all bonds, insurance, and other required contract documents to the City; holding the bidder in default if it fails to meet the deadlines; providing funding for contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund


50.  ORDINANCE appropriating $3,117,000.00 out of Water & Sewer Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to WEISINGER INCORPORATED for New/Replacement of Water Well and Well Collection Line - White Oak; setting a deadline for bidder's execution of the contract and delivery of all bonds, insurance, and other required contract documents to the City; holding the bidder in default if it fails to meet the deadlines; providing funding for testing, CIP Cost Recovery, construction management and contingencies related to the construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT A - PECK

Consideration of Matters Removed from Consent Agenda (Part 2 of 2) »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

8.  SUMMUS INDUSTRIES for Three-Year Software Subscription through the Texas Department of Information Resources for the Houston Airport System - $338,946.32 - Enterprise Fund


15.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing settlement and release agreement between the City of Houston, JUVENTINO CASTRO, ESTATE OF JORDAN BAKER, by and through Administrator Janet Baker, Janet Baker, individually and as next friend of J.B., a minor, and J.B. (USDC civil action number 4:15-cv-3495) to settle a lawsuit - $1,200,000.00 - Property and Casualty Fund


16.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2016-859 to increase the maximum contract amount for a contract between the City of Houston and MAIN LANE INDUSTRIES, LTD. for Concrete Panel Replacement for city streets for Houston Public Works - $3,533,257.04 - Enterprise Fund


17.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and AIR CLEANING TECHNOLOGIES, INC, for Exhaust Removal Services for the Houston Fire Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 1 Year with one year option - $1,800,017.00 - Grant and Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Funds


18.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing an agreement between the City and WILLIAM MARSH RICE UNIVERSITY for Benzene Air Quality Management Project for the Houston Health Department, providing a maximum contract amount - 1 Year - $328,904.00 - Grant Fund


19.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing agreement between the City and ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE FUND INCORPORATED for Benzene Air Quality Management Project for the Houston Health Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 1 Year - $145,000.00 - Grant Fund


22.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the Director of the City of Houston Parks and Recreation Department (the “Director”) to accept grant funds from the TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT (“TPWD”) (the “Grant”) for the Keith-Wiess Park and the Melrose Park; authorizing the Director to expend the grant funds and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the grant; approving and authorizing two Memoranda of Agreement between the City and TPWD regarding use of the grant for the two parks respectively - $2,000,000.00 - Grant Fund - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and H - CISNEROS


24.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Lease Agreement between 10039 BISSONNET, LP, Landlord, and the City of Houston, Texas, Tenant, for approximately 2,562 sq. ft. of office space located at 10039 Bissonnet, Houston, Texas 77036, for occupancy by the Houston Health Department - 10 Years with two five-year renewal options - DISTRICT J - POLLARD


25.  ORDINANCE appropriating $225,000 out of Police Consolidated Construction Fund; $200,000 out of Parks Consolidated Construction Fund; $100,000 out of Solid Waste Consolidated Construction Fund; $50,000 out of Fire Consolidated Construction Fund; $50,000 out of Public Health Consolidated Construction Fund; $41,666 out of HAS Renewal & Replacement Fund; $25,000 out of General Improvement Consolidated Construction Fund; and $25,000 out of Public Library Consolidated Construction Fund, for the Professional Environmental Consulting Services Task Order Program for FY2020 for Various City Departments


28.  ORDINANCE appropriating $689,600.00 out of Contributed Capital Projects Fund and $90,000.00 out of Public Library Consolidated Construction Fund; approving and authorizing Construction Manager At Risk Contract between the City of Houston and ANSLOW BRYANT CONSTRUCTION, LTD. for Pre-Construction and Construction Phase Services for the Flores Library Renovation Project; providing funding for materials testing services, construction costs, equipment and contingency financed by the Contributed Capital Projects Fund and the Public Library Consolidated Construction Fund  DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


40.  ORDINANCE authorizing and approving contract between the City and the Property Owner(s) at 4318 Breakwood Drive, Houston, Texas 77096 for a 2015 Flood Mitigation Assistance Home Elevation Project Deposit Agreement to pay for non grant-eligible work related to the contract between the City of Houston and the PROPERTY OWNER(S) AT 4318 BREAKWOOD DRIVE, HOUSTON, TEXAS 77096 for Flood Mitigation Assistance Home Elevation Project to be performed by ARKITEKTURA DEVELOPMENT, INC - DISTRICT C - KAMIN


43.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2015-0917 to change to project location for an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston and UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON (UH) for services associated with Cooperative Research on the Use of Polymers in Stabilizing High Plasticity Pavement Subgrade Cohesive Soils - DISTRICT C - KAMIN


46.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and CAROLLO ENGINEERS, INC for Water Resources Management and Water Rights Support Services; providing a maximum contract amount - $500,000.00  Enterprise Fund


47.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,362,800.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund and approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and ARDURRA GROUP, INC for 69th Street Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements (Package 7); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS

Non Consent - Matters to be Presented by Council Members »

NON CONSENT - MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS

MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS - Council Member Castex-Tatum first
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