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Reading of the Consent Agenda

Reading of the Consent Agenda

Consent Agenda (Part 1 of 2) »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 35
CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 35

MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING
MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING

MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 1 through 5
MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 1 through 5

MISCELLANEOUS
MISCELLANEOUS

1.  CONFIRMATION of the appointment of DEAN CORGEY to Position One on the PORT OF HOUSTON AUTHORITY OF HARRIS COUNTY, for a two year term ending February 1 of each odd-numbered year
1.  CONFIRMATION of the appointment of DEAN CORGEY to Position One on the PORT OF HOUSTON AUTHORITY OF HARRIS COUNTY, for a two year term ending February 1 of each odd-numbered year

2.  CONFIRMATION of the appointment of CLAY BROLLIER to Position F of the HOUSTON CLEAN COMMISSION BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for a term ending January 1, 2017
2.  CONFIRMATION of the appointment of CLAY BROLLIER to Position F of the HOUSTON CLEAN COMMISSION BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for a term ending January 1, 2017

3.  CONFIRMATION of the appointment of LORA-MARIE BERNARD to At-Large Position 3 of the HOUSTON CLEAN COMMISSION BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for a term ending January 1, 2017
3.  CONFIRMATION of the appointment of LORA-MARIE BERNARD to At-Large Position 3 of the HOUSTON CLEAN COMMISSION BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for a term ending January 1, 2017

4.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following to the REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER ELEVEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (GREATER GREENSPOINT ZONE) BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Position One     -  RODERICK DARNELL DAWSON, reappointment, for a term to expire 8/31/2016 Position Two     -  CHARLES H. MOCK, reappointment, for a term to expire 8/31/2015 Position Three  -  ART MURILLO, reappointment, for a term to expire 8/31/2016 Position Five     -  ERVIN H. BAUMEYER, reappointment, for a term to expire 8/31/2016 Position Eight    -  JOHANNA M. BOLEY, appointment, for a term to expire 8/31/2015
4.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following to the REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER ELEVEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (GREATER GREENSPOINT ZONE) BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Position One     -  RODERICK DARNELL DAWSON, reappointment, for a term to expire 8/31/2016 Position Two     -  CHARLES H. MOCK, reappointment, for a term to expire 8/31/2015 Position Three  -  ART MURILLO, reappointment, for a term to expire 8/31/2016 Position Five     -  ERVIN H. BAUMEYER, reappointment, for a term to expire 8/31/2016 Position Eight    -  JOHANNA M. BOLEY, appointment, for a term to expire 8/31/2015

5.  RECOMMENDATION from Director of Finance for approval of Calendar Year 2015 Budgets submitted by the Houston Arts Alliance, the Houston Museum District Association, Miller Theatre Advisory Board, Inc and Theater District Improvement, Inc for support, advancement and promotion of the arts
5.  RECOMMENDATION from Director of Finance for approval of Calendar Year 2015 Budgets submitted by the Houston Arts Alliance, the Houston Museum District Association, Miller Theatre Advisory Board, Inc and Theater District Improvement, Inc for support, advancement and promotion of the arts

ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING
ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING

ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 6 and 7
ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 6 and 7

ACCEPT WORK
ACCEPT WORK

6.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $2,111,521.84 and acceptance of work on contract with BLASTCO TEXAS, INC for Rehabilitation of Water Storage Tanks - 4.02% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; E - MARTIN and F - NGUYEN
6.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $2,111,521.84 and acceptance of work on contract with BLASTCO TEXAS, INC for Rehabilitation of Water Storage Tanks - 4.02% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; E - MARTIN and F - NGUYEN

7.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $4,182,595.94 and acceptance of work on contract with ALSAY INCORPORATED for Two New Water Wells in Sims Bayou Area - 6.70% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT K - GREEN
7.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $4,182,595.94 and acceptance of work on contract with ALSAY INCORPORATED for Two New Water Wells in Sims Bayou Area - 6.70% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT K - GREEN

PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING
PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING

PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 8 and 9
PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 8 and 9

PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS
PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS

8.  NORTH CENTRAL INSTRUMENTS, INC for Forensic Comparison Microscope from the State of Texas Procurement and Support Services contract through the State of Texas Cooperative Purchasing Program for the Houston Forensic Science Center - $62,379.50 - Grant Fund
8.  NORTH CENTRAL INSTRUMENTS, INC for Forensic Comparison Microscope from the State of Texas Procurement and Support Services contract through the State of Texas Cooperative Purchasing Program for the Houston Forensic Science Center - $62,379.50 - Grant Fund

9.  TECAN, INC for Automated DNA Robotic Workstation and Associated Equipment from the State of Texas Procurement and Support Services Contract through the State of Texas Cooperative Purchasing Program for the Houston Forensic Science Center - $165,583.97 - Grant Fund
9.  TECAN, INC for Automated DNA Robotic Workstation and Associated Equipment from the State of Texas Procurement and Support Services Contract through the State of Texas Cooperative Purchasing Program for the Houston Forensic Science Center - $165,583.97 - Grant Fund

ORDINANCES - NUMBERING
ORDINANCES - NUMBERING

ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 10 through 35
ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 10 through 35

ORDINANCES
ORDINANCES

13.  ORDINANCE authorizing participation with other Entergy Service Area Cities in matters concerning ENTERGY TEXAS, INC before the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission during 2015; Containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject - DISTRICT E - MARTIN
13.  ORDINANCE authorizing participation with other Entergy Service Area Cities in matters concerning ENTERGY TEXAS, INC before the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission during 2015; Containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject - DISTRICT E - MARTIN

14.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance 2014-881 to replace the form of amendment to the Texas General Land Office Round 2.2 Non-Housing Grant Agreement with a revised version which includes an extension of the term of the grant agreement to expire May 31, 2017 - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; D - BOYKINS and H - GONZALEZ
14.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance 2014-881 to replace the form of amendment to the Texas General Land Office Round 2.2 Non-Housing Grant Agreement with a revised version which includes an extension of the term of the grant agreement to expire May 31, 2017 - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; D - BOYKINS and H - GONZALEZ

15.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Lease Agreement between the City of Houston and MESA AIRLINES, INC for certain premises at George Bush Intercontinental Airport/Houston - DISTRICT B - DAVIS
15.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Lease Agreement between the City of Houston and MESA AIRLINES, INC for certain premises at George Bush Intercontinental Airport/Houston - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

21.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Software Maintenance Agreement between the City of Houston and HYLAND SOFTWARE, INC; providing a maximum contract amount - $432,068.57 - Enterprise Fund
21.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Software Maintenance Agreement between the City of Houston and HYLAND SOFTWARE, INC; providing a maximum contract amount - $432,068.57 - Enterprise Fund

22.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to BIO LANDSCAPE & MAINTENANCE, INC for Grounds Maintenance and Landscaping Services for Various Departments; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $2,335,967.15 - General and Other Funds
22.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to BIO LANDSCAPE & MAINTENANCE, INC for Grounds Maintenance and Landscaping Services for Various Departments; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $2,335,967.15 - General and Other Funds

23.  ORDINANCE awarding a Revenue Contract to COCA-COLA REFRESHMENTS USA, INC for Soft Drink and/or Vending Marketing Partnerships for the City of Houston - 5 Year Revenue Contract with 5 Year option to renew
23.  ORDINANCE awarding a Revenue Contract to COCA-COLA REFRESHMENTS USA, INC for Soft Drink and/or Vending Marketing Partnerships for the City of Houston - 5 Year Revenue Contract with 5 Year option to renew

24.  ORDINANCE awarding Revenue Contract to FRESH BREW GROUP, USA, L.P.  for Soft Drink and/or Vending Marketing Partnerships for the City of Houston - 5 Year Revenue Contract with 5 Year option to renew
24.  ORDINANCE awarding Revenue Contract to FRESH BREW GROUP, USA, L.P.  for Soft Drink and/or Vending Marketing Partnerships for the City of Houston - 5 Year Revenue Contract with 5 Year option to renew

25.   ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2009-0041 (Passed by City Council January 28, 2009) to increase the maximum contract amount for contract between the City of Houston and WATER ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES, INC for a Web-Based Automated Submeter Data Collection System for the Department of Public Works & Engineering - $379,875.00 - Enterprise Fund
25.   ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2009-0041 (Passed by City Council January 28, 2009) to increase the maximum contract amount for contract between the City of Houston and WATER ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES, INC for a Web-Based Automated Submeter Data Collection System for the Department of Public Works & Engineering - $379,875.00 - Enterprise Fund

26.  ORDINANCE establishing the east and west sides of the 800 block of Allston Street, between W. 8th Street and W. 9th Street, within the City of Houston as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT C - COHEN
26.  ORDINANCE establishing the east and west sides of the 800 block of Allston Street, between W. 8th Street and W. 9th Street, within the City of Houston as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT C - COHEN

27.  ORDINANCE establishing the east and west sides of the 8500-8600 block of Easter Street, between Ellington Street and Ferguson Way, within the City of Houston as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT B - DAVIS
27.  ORDINANCE establishing the east and west sides of the 8500-8600 block of Easter Street, between Ellington Street and Ferguson Way, within the City of Houston as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

28.  ORDINANCE establishing the north and south sides of the 1200-1300 block of Melbourne Street, between Cochran Street and Chapman Street, within the City of Houston as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT H - GONZALEZ
28.  ORDINANCE establishing the north and south sides of the 1200-1300 block of Melbourne Street, between Cochran Street and Chapman Street, within the City of Houston as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT H - GONZALEZ

29.  ORDINANCE establishing the north and south sides of the 2800-2900 block of Orion Street, between Venus Street and Haynes Street, within the City of Houston as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT B - DAVIS
29.  ORDINANCE establishing the north and south sides of the 2800-2900 block of Orion Street, between Venus Street and Haynes Street, within the City of Houston as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

30.  ORDINANCE establishing the east side of the 8500-8600 block of Venus Street, between Ellington Street and Ferguson Way, within the City of Houston as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT B - DAVIS
30.  ORDINANCE establishing the east side of the 8500-8600 block of Venus Street, between Ellington Street and Ferguson Way, within the City of Houston as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

31.  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 Northeast Transmission 108-inch Water Line Easement Acquisition Project (From Lee Road to Vickery Drive); authorizing the acquisition of fee simple title interest in or easement to five parcels of land required for the project and situated in the Thomas Norments Survey, Abstract No. 601 and the W.C.R.R Co. Survey, Abstract No. 934, in  Harris County, Texas, said parcels of land being located along south line of F.M. 525, along the rear property lines of land abutting the south line of FM 525, along the east and west lines of Surles Drive and along the east line of Vickery Drive in Houston, 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 five parcels of land required for the project
31.  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 Northeast Transmission 108-inch Water Line Easement Acquisition Project (From Lee Road to Vickery Drive); authorizing the acquisition of fee simple title interest in or easement to five parcels of land required for the project and situated in the Thomas Norments Survey, Abstract No. 601 and the W.C.R.R Co. Survey, Abstract No. 934, in  Harris County, Texas, said parcels of land being located along south line of F.M. 525, along the rear property lines of land abutting the south line of FM 525, along the east and west lines of Surles Drive and along the east line of Vickery Drive in Houston, 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 five parcels of land required for the project

32.  ORDINANCE appropriating $50,702.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF as an additional appropriation to Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and NATHELYNE A. KENNEDY & ASSOCIATES for the Design of Broadway Street from IH 45 to Airport Boulevard (Approved by Ordinance No. 2006-0201, as amended); and as additional funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS
32.  ORDINANCE appropriating $50,702.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF as an additional appropriation to Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and NATHELYNE A. KENNEDY & ASSOCIATES for the Design of Broadway Street from IH 45 to Airport Boulevard (Approved by Ordinance No. 2006-0201, as amended); and as additional funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS

33.  ORDINANCE appropriating $180,256.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund as an additional appropriation to Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and KUO & ASSOCIATES, INC for Engineering Services associated with the Design of Water Line Replacement in Dodson Area; (Approved by Ordinance No. 2014-0287, as amended); and as additional funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and H - GONZALEZ
33.  ORDINANCE appropriating $180,256.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund as an additional appropriation to Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and KUO & ASSOCIATES, INC for Engineering Services associated with the Design of Water Line Replacement in Dodson Area; (Approved by Ordinance No. 2014-0287, as amended); and as additional funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and H - GONZALEZ

34.  ORDINANCE appropriating $40,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; approving and authorizing Professional Construction Management and Inspection Services Agreement between the City of Houston and MIDDLETON BROWN, LLC for Water and Wastewater Construction Projects
34.  ORDINANCE appropriating $40,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; approving and authorizing Professional Construction Management and Inspection Services Agreement between the City of Houston and MIDDLETON BROWN, LLC for Water and Wastewater Construction Projects

Item 42

42.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the UPTOWN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER SIXTEEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (UPTOWN ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2015 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2015-2019 Capital Improvements Budget for the Zone - DISTRICTS C - COHEN; G - PENNINGTON and J - LASTER TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS PENNINGTON, STARDIG and KUBOSH This was Item 26 on Agenda of January 21, 2015

Consideration of Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

10.  ORDINANCE authorizing the issuance of one or more series of City of Houston, Texas Public Improvement  Bonds as may be further designated, described and provided herein; authorizing the payment and security thereof and certain designated City Officials to approve the principal amount, interest rates, prices, terms and sale thereof; authorizing certain other procedures, provisions and agreements related thereto, including authorizing the execution and delivery of one or more purchase contracts, Paying Agent/ Registrar Agreements, Remarketing Agreement, and other related agreements; approving the use of a Preliminary Official Statement and authorizing the preparation and distribution of an Official Statement in connection with such Offering; authorizing the Engagement of Co-Bond Counsel; making certain findings and other declarations necessary and incidental to the issuance of such refunding bonds; and declaring an emergency
10.  ORDINANCE authorizing the issuance of one or more series of City of Houston, Texas Public Improvement  Bonds as may be further designated, described and provided herein; authorizing the payment and security thereof and certain designated City Officials to approve the principal amount, interest rates, prices, terms and sale thereof; authorizing certain other procedures, provisions and agreements related thereto, including authorizing the execution and delivery of one or more purchase contracts, Paying Agent/ Registrar Agreements, Remarketing Agreement, and other related agreements; approving the use of a Preliminary Official Statement and authorizing the preparation and distribution of an Official Statement in connection with such Offering; authorizing the Engagement of Co-Bond Counsel; making certain findings and other declarations necessary and incidental to the issuance of such refunding bonds; and declaring an emergency

11.   ORDINANCE authorizing, approving, confirming and ratifying the City of Houston, Texas General Obligation Commercial Paper Notes, Series G-1, in an Aggregate Principal Amount not to exceed $75,000,000 for the purpose of providing money for certain authorized purposes; approving and authorizing Certain Authorized Officers and Employees to act on behalf of the City in the selling and delivery of such Notes, within the limitations and procedures specified herein; making certain covenants and agreements in connection therewith; resolving other matters incident and related to the issuance, sale, delivery and security of the Series G-1 Notes, including the approval of an Issuing and Paying Agency Agreement, a Credit Agreement, an Offering Memorandum and a Commercial Paper Dealer Agreement; ratifying and confirming certain matters pertaining to City of Houston, Texas General Obligation Commercial Paper Notes, Series G-2 and related agreements; and declaring an emergency
11.   ORDINANCE authorizing, approving, confirming and ratifying the City of Houston, Texas General Obligation Commercial Paper Notes, Series G-1, in an Aggregate Principal Amount not to exceed $75,000,000 for the purpose of providing money for certain authorized purposes; approving and authorizing Certain Authorized Officers and Employees to act on behalf of the City in the selling and delivery of such Notes, within the limitations and procedures specified herein; making certain covenants and agreements in connection therewith; resolving other matters incident and related to the issuance, sale, delivery and security of the Series G-1 Notes, including the approval of an Issuing and Paying Agency Agreement, a Credit Agreement, an Offering Memorandum and a Commercial Paper Dealer Agreement; ratifying and confirming certain matters pertaining to City of Houston, Texas General Obligation Commercial Paper Notes, Series G-2 and related agreements; and declaring an emergency

12.  ORDINANCE authorizing the issuance of City of Houston, Texas, Convention & Entertainment Facilities Department Hotel Occupancy Tax and Special Revenue and Refunding Bonds, Series 2015; authorizing the Mayor and City Controller to approve certain terms thereof and certain other procedures relating thereto; providing for the payment thereof; authorizing the defeasance, final payment, and discharge of Certain Outstanding Bonds; making other provisions regarding such bonds and matters incident thereto; awarding the sale of the Series 2015 Bonds; approving a Preliminary Official Statement and authorizing distribution thereof; approving preparation and distribution of a Final Official Statement; authorizing  a Bond Purchase Agreement, an Escrow Agreement and a Paying Agent/Registrar Agreement; and declaring an emergency
12.  ORDINANCE authorizing the issuance of City of Houston, Texas, Convention & Entertainment Facilities Department Hotel Occupancy Tax and Special Revenue and Refunding Bonds, Series 2015; authorizing the Mayor and City Controller to approve certain terms thereof and certain other procedures relating thereto; providing for the payment thereof; authorizing the defeasance, final payment, and discharge of Certain Outstanding Bonds; making other provisions regarding such bonds and matters incident thereto; awarding the sale of the Series 2015 Bonds; approving a Preliminary Official Statement and authorizing distribution thereof; approving preparation and distribution of a Final Official Statement; authorizing  a Bond Purchase Agreement, an Escrow Agreement and a Paying Agent/Registrar Agreement; and declaring an emergency

16.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Professional Services Agreement between the City of Houston and WALTER P. MOORE  for Parking Operations Assessment at George Bush Intercontinental Airport/Houston and William P. Hobby Airport; providing funding for contingencies relating to the project; providing a maximum contract amount - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and I - GALLEGOS
16.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Professional Services Agreement between the City of Houston and WALTER P. MOORE  for Parking Operations Assessment at George Bush Intercontinental Airport/Houston and William P. Hobby Airport; providing funding for contingencies relating to the project; providing a maximum contract amount - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and I - GALLEGOS

18.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and the ALIEF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT for the administration of an After School Achievement Program - $60,000.00 - General Fund - DISTRICT F - NGUYEN
18.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and the ALIEF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT for the administration of an After School Achievement Program - $60,000.00 - General Fund - DISTRICT F - NGUYEN

19.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and the HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT for the administration of an After School Achievement Program - $240,000.00 - General and Grant Funds - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; D - BOYKINS; E - MARTIN; H - GONZALEZ; I - GALLEGOS and K - GREEN
19.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and the HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT for the administration of an After School Achievement Program - $240,000.00 - General and Grant Funds - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; D - BOYKINS; E - MARTIN; H - GONZALEZ; I - GALLEGOS and K - GREEN

20.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to Lease Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas, as Landlord and HARRIS COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT d/b/a HARRIS HEALTH SYSTEM, as Tenant, for additional office space located at 3315 Delano Street, Houston, Harris County, Texas; and revising the common area operating expenses - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS
20.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to Lease Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas, as Landlord and HARRIS COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT d/b/a HARRIS HEALTH SYSTEM, as Tenant, for additional office space located at 3315 Delano Street, Houston, Harris County, Texas; and revising the common area operating expenses - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS

35.  ORDINANCE appropriating $2,809,725.00 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF, awarding contract to TRAFFIC SYSTEMS CONSTRUCTION, INC for Installation of Advanced Traffic Control Devices at Houston Arterial Traffic Signal System Intersections; 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 engineering, testing, CIP Cost Recovery, construction management, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Projects Construction DDSRF - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; I - GALLEGOS and J - LASTER
35.  ORDINANCE appropriating $2,809,725.00 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF, awarding contract to TRAFFIC SYSTEMS CONSTRUCTION, INC for Installation of Advanced Traffic Control Devices at Houston Arterial Traffic Signal System Intersections; 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 engineering, testing, CIP Cost Recovery, construction management, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Projects Construction DDSRF - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; I - GALLEGOS and J - LASTER

Item 36

36.  MOTION TO SET A DATE not less than seven days from January 28, 2015, to receive nominations for Position 4 of the WASTEWATER CAPACITY RESERVATION REVIEW BOARD, for the remainder of the designated two year term

Item 38

37.  MOTION TO SET A DATE not less than seven days from January 28, 2015, to receive nominations for Positions 21 and 22 of the HOUSTON CENTER FOR LITERACY BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for the remainder of the three-year term that will end January 1, 2018

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD

38.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering, reviewed and approved by the Joint Referral Committee, on request from Antoinette Green, ADG Interests, LLC, for abandonment and sale of Pleasantville Drive, from Munn Street Extension north ±175 feet along Lot 36B-1, Block 3, and Lot 36B-2,  Block 4, in exchange for conveyance to the City of right-of-way for and construction of a cul-de-sac built to City standards, located in the Pleasanton Manor Section 2 Subdivision, out of the John Brown Survey, A-8, Parcels SY15-006, AY15-083A and AY15-083B - DISTRICT B - DAVIS DELAYED BY MOTION #2015-42, 1/14/15 This was Item 35 on Agenda of January 14, 2015
38.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering, reviewed and approved by the Joint Referral Committee, on request from Antoinette Green, ADG Interests, LLC, for abandonment and sale of Pleasantville Drive, from Munn Street Extension north ±175 feet along Lot 36B-1, Block 3, and Lot 36B-2,  Block 4, in exchange for conveyance to the City of right-of-way for and construction of a cul-de-sac built to City standards, located in the Pleasanton Manor Section 2 Subdivision, out of the John Brown Survey, A-8, Parcels SY15-006, AY15-083A and AY15-083B - DISTRICT B - DAVIS DELAYED BY MOTION #2015-42, 1/14/15 This was Item 35 on Agenda of January 14, 2015

39.  MOTION by Council Member Gonzalez/Seconded by Council Member Costello to adopt recommendation from City Attorney for approval of final contract amount of $55,363,857.16 and acceptance of work on contract with WEBBER, LLC for Rehabilitation of Taxiways WA and WB and New West Vault Construction Agreement at George Bush Intercontinental Airport/Houston, Project No. 648 - 5.5% over the original contract amount - DISTRICT B - DAVIS TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER STARDIG This was Item 9 on Agenda of January 21, 2015
39.  MOTION by Council Member Gonzalez/Seconded by Council Member Costello to adopt recommendation from City Attorney for approval of final contract amount of $55,363,857.16 and acceptance of work on contract with WEBBER, LLC for Rehabilitation of Taxiways WA and WB and New West Vault Construction Agreement at George Bush Intercontinental Airport/Houston, Project No. 648 - 5.5% over the original contract amount - DISTRICT B - DAVIS TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER STARDIG This was Item 9 on Agenda of January 21, 2015

40.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of a 15 foot wide alley, from 5th Street +/- 350 feet north to the northern property line of Reserve A; vacating and abandoning said parcel to CRP/Maple Yale Owner, L.P., the abutting owner ("Owner"), in consideration of owner's payment of $54,182.00 to the City and the conveyance to the City of a 25 foot wide alley easement along the northern property line of Reserve A, located within Block 292, Houston Heights and Danburg Estates Subdivision, out of the John Austin Survey, A-1, Harris County, Texas, and other good and valuable consideration DISTRICT C - COHEN - TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER COHEN This was Item 19 on Agenda of January 21, 2015
40.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of a 15 foot wide alley, from 5th Street +/- 350 feet north to the northern property line of Reserve A; vacating and abandoning said parcel to CRP/Maple Yale Owner, L.P., the abutting owner ("Owner"), in consideration of owner's payment of $54,182.00 to the City and the conveyance to the City of a 25 foot wide alley easement along the northern property line of Reserve A, located within Block 292, Houston Heights and Danburg Estates Subdivision, out of the John Austin Survey, A-1, Harris County, Texas, and other good and valuable consideration DISTRICT C - COHEN - TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER COHEN This was Item 19 on Agenda of January 21, 2015

41.  ORDINANCE appropriating $3,750,000.00 out of HAS Renewal & Replacement Fund and $3,916,000.00 out of HAS Airports Improvement Fund and approving and authorizing an Intergovernmental Agreement between the City and LONE STAR COLLEGE, HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE and SAN JACINTO COLLEGE DISTRICT to establish the Houston Area Construction Education Collaborative for a Construction Education Program for the Houston Airport System - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; E - MARTIN and I - GALLEGOS  TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER LASTER  This was Item 25 on Agenda of January 21, 2015
41.  ORDINANCE appropriating $3,750,000.00 out of HAS Renewal & Replacement Fund and $3,916,000.00 out of HAS Airports Improvement Fund and approving and authorizing an Intergovernmental Agreement between the City and LONE STAR COLLEGE, HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE and SAN JACINTO COLLEGE DISTRICT to establish the Houston Area Construction Education Collaborative for a Construction Education Program for the Houston Airport System - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; E - MARTIN and I - GALLEGOS  TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER LASTER  This was Item 25 on Agenda of January 21, 2015

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17.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston and the HOUSTON PARKS BOARD for the provision and acceptance of Local Matching Funds for the construction of projects funded by the US DOT Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant (as approved by Ordinance No. 2013-0340) DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; H - GONZALEZ and I - GALLEGOS
17.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston and the HOUSTON PARKS BOARD for the provision and acceptance of Local Matching Funds for the construction of projects funded by the US DOT Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant (as approved by Ordinance No. 2013-0340) DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; H - GONZALEZ and I - GALLEGOS

Matters to be Presented by Council Members

MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS - Council Member Davis first
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