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


Council Member Pollard


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

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PUBLIC SPEAKERS

SP01-28-20


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

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

1.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the BICYCLE ADVISORY COMMITTEE: Position Three          -  ADAM J. WILLIAMS, appointment  for a term to expire January 1, 2022; Position Four            -  SANDRA RODRIGUEZ, appointment for a term to expire January 1, 2022;  Position Six              -  BETH MARTIN, reappointment for a term to expire January 1, 2022; Position Seven         -  TOM COMPSON, appointment for an unexpired term to January 1, 2021; Position Eight           -  LISA GRAIFF, appointment for a term to expire January 1, 2022; Position Ten             -  JESSICA WIGGINS, appointment for a term to expire January 1, 2022; Position Twelve        -  MAYA I. FORD, reappointment for a term to expire January 1, 2022; Position Thirteen     -  JUDITH VILLARREAL, appointment for an unexpired term to expire January 1, 2021; Position Fourteen    -   AMAR MOHITE, reappointment for a term to expire January 1, 2022 Position Sixteen      -   ANA RAMIREZ, reappointment for a term to expire January 1, 2022 Position Eighteen     -  ALEJANDRO PEREZ, reappointment for a term to expire January 1, 2022; Position Twenty        -  VEON McREYNOLDS, reappointment, for a term to expire January 1, 2022.


2.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the HOUSTON AMATEUR SPORTS PARK: Position One       -  DAVID R. SHEIL, reappointment  for a term to expire January 1, 2023; Position Two       -  JACKQULINE M. SWINDLE, reappointment for a term to expire January 1, 2023;  Position Three     -  CHRISTOPHER D. PORTER, appointment for a term to expire January 1, 2023


3.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the HOUSTON HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION: Position Six     -  RAY B. SHACKELFORD, appointment  for a term to expire December 5, 2022; Position Eleven -  BOLIVAR “BO” M. FRAGA, reappointment for a term to expire December 5, 2022


4.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the  INDEPENDENT POLICE OVERSIGHT BOARD:  

Name Panel Term Ending Appointment or Reappointment Robert M. Fash A1 1/31/2022 Appointment Kiara Gradney A2 1/31/2022 Appointment Rhoda Chanin Clamen A3 1/31/2021 Appointment Alfredo Blanco A4 1/31/2022 Reappointment Stephanie B. Juvane A5 1/31/2021 Appointment Juanita A. Jackson B3 1/31/2022 Appointment Don Harris B5 1/31/2022 Reappointment Gerald M Birnberg BA 1/31/2022 Reappointment Thomas B. “Ben” Gillis C1 1/31/2022 Reappointment Juan A. Sorto C2 1/31/2022 Reappointment Elizabeth Nuñez C3 1/31/2022 Reappointment Sujey Kallumadanda C4 1/31/2021 Appointment Maryanne Fortson C5 1/31/2022 Reappointment Tony Jake CA 1/31/2021 Appointment Sonja Marrett D1 1/31/2022 Appointment Jace L. Valcore D2 1/31/2022 Reappointment Kristin J. Anderson D3 1/31/2022 Reappointment Alexander E. M. Johnson D4 1/31/2022 Reappointment Shelley Kennedy D5 1/31/2022 Reappointment Patricia I. Cabrera DA 1/31/2022 Reappointment


Mayor's Report

MAYOR'S REPORT

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 to 32


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 5 and 6


ACCEPT WORK


5.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $15,511,292.41 and acceptance of work on contract with CYMI INDUSTRIAL, INC for Lift Station Renewal/Replacement Project: Hardy Temp, Harvest Moon, and Dairy Ashford Lift Station - 4.56% over the original contract amount - DISTRICTS G - TRAVIS and H - CISNEROS


6.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $3,888,325.59 and acceptance of work on contract with HUFF & MITCHELL, INC for 60-Inch Raw Water Line Rehabilitation at East Water Purification Plant (EWPP) - 3.44% over the original contract amount - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 7 through 10


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


7.  MD HELICOPTERS. INC for approval of spending authority in the amount of $111,226.50 for purchase of Professional Services for Helicopter Pilot Flight Training Services for the Houston Police Department - Police Special Services Fund


8.  BRASADA FORD LTD. dba NORTHSIDE FORD for Purchase of One F350 Bomb Response Truck through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Houston-Galveston Area Council for the Houston Police Department - $100,849.00 - Grant Fund


10.  PURAFIL, INC for Emergency Purchase of Gas Scrubbers for for Houston Public Works - $344,684.00 - Enterprise Fund


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 11 through 32


ORDINANCES


11.  ORDINANCE supplementing the Master Ordinance relating to the issuance of Airport System Inferior Lien Revenue Bonds in one or more series; providing for the payment thereof; authorizing the Mayor, the City Controller and other designated City Officials to approve the amount, interest rates, prices, redemption provisions and terms thereof; authorizing the execution and delivery of a forward delivery Bond Purchase Agreement, one or more purchase Contracts, Paying Agent/Registrar and Calculation Agent Agreements, Remarketing Agreements and such other agreements relating to the bonds or the security thereof; authorizing the preparation and distribution of a Preliminary Official Statement and an Official Statement; approving the form of Credit Enhancement Agreements; approving an Engagement Agreement relating to Bond Counsel Services; making certain findings and other declarations necessary and incidental to the approval of Bond Counsel and the issuance of such bonds; and declaring an emergency Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 2254.1036, the following written notice is given to the public: The City desires to sell bonds for public purposes as authorized by State law and as further set forth in the ordinance to finance or refinance various public projects.  The proposed bond counsel, Bracewell LLP (“Bracewell”), is a full service firm that includes a national public finance practice and has the necessary competence, qualification and experience to serve as bond counsel for the City.  Bracewell has previously represented the City in connection with the issuance of various bonds and other obligations since 2012, and prior to such time the same attorneys represented the City in connection with the issuance of bonds at a prior firm. The engagement of Bracewell is in the best interest of the City, since the legal services requested require specialized experience in municipal finance, federal tax, and state securities law and therefore cannot be adequately performed by the attorneys and supporting personnel of the City. Furthermore, such legal services cannot be reasonably obtained from attorneys in private practice for the payment of hourly fees without contingency because the City will not be obligated to pay any legal fees unless the transaction successfully closes.


12.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas and HARRIS COUNTY to remove silt and sediment from Lake Houston - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


13.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2018-56, as amended, to provide additional funding available to each Master Contractor Agreement executed thereunder and increase the maximum contract amount of all the Master Contractor Agreements executed pursuant thereto  $4,578,878.00 - Grant Fund


14.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing a subrecipient agreement between the City of Houston and EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS INSPIRING COMMUNITIES, INC, to provide Hurricane Harvey Community Development Block Grant Funds for the administration and operation of the Housing Entrepreneurial And Readiness Training (H.E.A.R.T.) Program to provide Resources and Assistance to low- and moderate-income persons to find housing, remedy housing issues, and become more resilient to future disasters - DISTRICT C - KAMIN


15.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing a Subrecipient Agreement between the City of Houston and SEARCH HOMELESS SERVICES, INC., to provide Hurricane Harvey Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery Funds for the administration and operation of Hurricane Harvey Public Services Activities to provide Resources and Assistance to low- and moderate-income persons to find housing, remedy housing issues, and become more resilient to future disasters - DISTRICTS D - EVANS-SHABAZZ; H - CISNEROS and  I - GALLEGOS


16.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,727,506.00 out of HAS Consolidated Construction Fund and $26,731.35 out of HAS Airport Improvement Fund and approving and authorizing a Design Build Contract between the City of Houston and J.E. DUNN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY for the Vehicle Maintenance Facility at George Bush Intercontinental Airport/Houston (Project No. 740); providing a maximum contract amount - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


18.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to PUMP SOLUTIONS, INC for Small Submersible Pump Repair Services for the Houston Public Works Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $3,750,768.30 - Enterprise Fund


22.  ORDINANCE appropriating $40,000.00 out of the Public Library Consolidated Construction Fund approving and authorizing a Construction Manager At Risk Contract between the City of Houston and SPAWGLASS CONSTRUCTION, CORP. for Pre-Construction and Construction Phase Services for the new Westbury Library - DISTRICT K - CASTEX-TATUM


23.  ORDINANCE appropriating $2,103,383.00 from the Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund to purchase Server Cloud Enrollment Licenses and Maintenance for Microsoft Server Operating Systems, SQL databases, as well as a suite of products included in Microsoft System Center for the Houston Police Department


24.  ORDINANCE issuing a permit to PASADENA PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS, LLC to Construct, Operate, Maintain, Improve, Repair and Replace one new pipeline in certain portions of specified public street rights-of-way and prescribing the conditions and provisions under which the permit is issued; providing for severability - 30 Years - Revenue - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


26.  ORDINANCE appropriating $59,769.96 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, amending Ordinance No. 2018-0364 (passed on May 2, 2018) to increase the contingency amount for the contract between the City of Houston and HARPER BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION, LLC for a 108-inch Transmission Water Line running from Lee Road to Vickery Drive for the Department of Houston Public Works (approved by Ordinance No. 2018-0364) - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


27.  ORDINANCE appropriating $24,476.40 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund to increase the contingency amount for the contract between the City of Houston and HARPER BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION, LLC; amending Ordinance No. 2018-0688 (passed on August 29, 2018) for a 108-inch Water Line along City easements from Smith Road to Lee Road for the Department of Houston Public Works (approved by Ordinance No. 2018-0688) - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


28.  ORDINANCE appropriating $6,418.75 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund to increase the contingency amount for the contract between the City of Houston and HARPER BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION, LLC; amending Ordinance No. 2019-0276 (passed on April 17, 2019) for a 108-inch Water Line along City easements from East of Bellows Falls Lane to Smith Road for the Department of Houston Public Works (approved by Ordinance No. 2019-0276) - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


29.  ORDINANCE appropriating $13,230.09 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund to increase the contingency amount for the contract between the City of Houston and HARPER BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION, LLC; amending Ordinance No. 2019-0236 (passed on April 3, 2019) for a 108-inch Water Line along City easements from Union Pacific Railroad to John Ralston Road for the Department of Houston Public Works (approved by Ordinance No. 2019-0236) - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


30.  ORDINANCE No. 2020-0044, passed second reading on January 22, 2020 ORDINANCE granting to ABM TEXAS GENERAL SERVICES, INC., a Delaware Corporation, the right, privilege, and franchise to collect, haul, and transport solid waste and industrial waste from commercial properties located within the City of Houston, Texas, pursuant to Chapter 39, Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - providing for related terms and conditions - THIRD AND FINAL READING


31.  ORDINANCE No. 2020-0045, passed second reading on January 22, 2020 ORDINANCE granting to AQUA ACES, LLC, a Texas Limited Liability Company, the right, privilege, and franchise to collect, haul, and transport solid waste and industrial waste from commercial properties located within the City of Houston, Texas, pursuant to Chapter 39, Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas; providing for related terms and conditions - THIRD AND FINAL READING


32.  ORDINANCE No. 2020-0046, passed second reading on January 22, 2020 ORDINANCE granting to PRESTIGE BUILDING GROUP, LLC, a Texas Limited Liability Company, the right, privilege, and franchise to collect, haul, and transport solid waste and industrial waste from commercial properties located within the City of Houston, Texas, pursuant to Chapter 39, Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas; providing for related terms and conditions - THIRD AND FINAL READING  

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

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

9.  TOTER, LLC for Recycling and Refuse Carts through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the City of Tucson for the Solid Waste Management Department - $803,992.00 - General Fund


17.  ORDINANCE consenting to the creation of HARRIS COUNTY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 27 within the corporate limits of the City of Houston, Texas, and the inclusion of 56.2833 acres of land into the district


19.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2008-674 to increase the maximum contract amount for a contract with TITLE DATA, INC for the continuation of a Subscription Agreement allowing access to and use of its Title Plant and Image Library for Harris County, Texas - $100,000.00 - General Fund


20.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Task Order Contracts for Professional Architectural Services between the City of Houston and AT/3+RDC ARCHITECTS; BROWN REYNOLDS WATFORD ARCHITECTS, INC; COLLABORATE ARCHITECTS, LLC; ENGLISH+ASSOCIATES, INC; IA INTERIOR ARCHITECTS, INC; POWERS BROWN ARCHITECTURE, LLC; and RYDEN ARCHITECTURE, LLC; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year renewal options


21.  ORDINANCE appropriating an additional $17,888,000.00 out of the Parks Consolidated Construction Fund; $17,888,000.00 out of the Public Library Consolidated Construction Fund; and $17,888,000.00 out of the Public Health Consolidated Construction Fund; to the Construction Manager At Risk Contract with MANHATTAN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY for Construction Services for the new Alief Neighborhood Center Project (approved by Ordinance No. 2018-0543); providing funding for construction, environmental and materials testing services, equipment, civic art and contingency, financed by the Parks Consolidated Construction Fund, the Public Library Consolidated Construction Fund, and the Public Health Consolidated Construction Fund- DISTRICT F - THOMAS


25.  ORDINANCE appropriating $7,262.70 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund to increase the contingency amount for the contract between the City of Houston and MAIN LANE INDUSTRIES, LTD.; amending Ordinance No. 2019-0333 (passed on May 1, 2019) for a 108-inch Water Line along City easements from John Ralston Road to Bellows Falls Lane for the Department of Houston Public Works (approved by Ordinance No. 2019-0333)  DISTRICT B - DAVIS

Non Consent Agenda »

NON CONSENT AGENDA

NON CONSENT AGENDA - NUMBERING


NON CONSENT AGENDA - NUMBER 33


33.  MOTION TO SET A DATE not less than seven days from January 29, 2020, to receive nominations for Positions One and Two and Two Alternate At-Large Positions of the Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors, for a one-year term to expire December 31, 2020

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERING


MATTERS HELD NUMBER 34


34.  ORDINANCE appropriating $4,490,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF, awarding contract to T CONSTRUCTION, LLC. for FY2020 Drainage Rehab Storm Water Action Team Work Orders #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 services and CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS MARTIN and KNOX This was item #19 on Agenda of January 22, 2020

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 Kubosh first
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