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Prayer, Pledge & Roll Call »

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


Council Member Kamin


Due to health and safety concerns related to COVID-19, this meeting will be conducted virtually via Microsoft Teams, a web-conferencing platform and streamed as usual on the City’s website (https://www.houstontx.gov/htv/index.html), Facebook site (https://www.facebook.com/pg/HoustonTelevision/videos/) and the municipal channel on public television. The Council Members will be participating by videoconference in accordance with the provisions of Section 551.127 of the Texas Government Code that have not been suspended by order of the Governor. Public comment will be allowed on Tuesday via teleconference at (936) 755-1521; Conference ID# 624 186 091# and details for signing up and participating are posted at https://www.houstontx.gov/council/meetingsinfo.html. Members of the public may call in Wednesday via teleconference at (936) 755-1521; Conference ID# 513 812 722#, however no public comment will be allowed


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT THE MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING

Public Speakers »

PUBLIC SPEAKERS

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Admin Report »

ADMIN REPORT

9:00 A.M. - 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 and a Quarterly Investment Report by the City Controller

Mayor's Report

MAYOR'S REPORT

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 41


PROPERTY - NUMBERING


PROPERTY - NUMBER 1


PROPERTY


1.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works, reviewed and approved by the Joint Referral Committee, on request from Navid Rezanejad of Nations Property and Management, on behalf of Manzar Olya, Owner, declining the acceptance of, rejecting, and refusing the dedication of  1) Croquet Lane from South Sam Houston Parkway West north to Anderson Street and 2) Gatewood Avenue from South Sam Houston Parkway West east ±464.4 feet to the eastern property line of Lot 4, Block 6, both located within the Mayfair Park Subdivision out of the T.T. Railroad Company Survey, A-1023, Parcels SY20-063A and SY20-063B - DISTRICT K - CASTEX-TATUM


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS NUMBER - NUMBER 2 through 8


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


2.  WHOLESALE RESTAURANT SUPPLY for Purchase of 39 Warming Cabinets and 720 Pans for the Houston Health Department - $104,000.31 - Grant Fund


3.  BIO-RAD LABORATORIES, INC for Diagnostic and Virological Test Kits for the Houston Health Department - 3 Years with two one-year options - $1,951,141.90 - Grant Fund


4.  DIGITAL AIR CONTROL, INC dba DAC, INC for Emergency Purchase to provide Security System Installation Services for the Houston Health Department - $140,602.00 - Grant Fund


7.  BEY COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION, LTD for Lake Houston Boat Ramp Replacement Services for Houston Public Works - $73,560.00 - Enterprise Fund


8.  APPROVAL of spending authority for purchase of Technology related products and services through Cooperative Purchasing Agreements with TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES, GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE PROCUREMENT OFFICIALS VALUEPOINT and OMNIA PARTNERS for Various Departments - $24,886,600.00 – General, Enterprise and Grant Funds


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERING


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERS 9 through 11


RESOLUTIONS


11.  RESOLUTION amending Exhibit B of Resolution No. 2007-0048- relating to designating Houston Heights Historic District West as an historic district by changing the building status of the structures located at 1136 Ashland St - DISTRICT C - KAMIN


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 12 through 41


ORDINANCES


12.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing agreement for option to purchase real property between APPIAN WAY OPPORTUNITY FUND, LLC and City of Houston, Texas for 1.092 acres of land located at 3200 N. MacGregor Way, Houston, Harris County, Texas; approving a special warranty deed; approving a lease agreement - DISTRICT D - EVANS-SHABAZZ


19.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Limited Design and Implementation Reimbursable Agreement between City of Houston and FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION to perform Technical Consultation Services related to Runway 8R/26L Fiber Optic Duct Bank Relocation at George Bush Intercontinental Airport/Houston, (Project No. 901); providing a maximum contract amount - $97,188.33 - Enterprise Fund - DISTRICT B - JACKSON


20.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Limited Design and Implementation Reimbursable Agreement between the City of Houston and FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION for Technical Consultation Services related to the reconstruction of Taxiway WA and WB and the potential impact on an FAA Ductbank at George Bush Intercontinental Airport/Houston, (Project No. 901); providing a maximum contract amount - $99,890.00 - Enterprise Fund - DISTRICT B - JACKSON


21.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Limited Design and Implementation Reimbursable Agreement between City of Houston and FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION to perform the evaluation of impacts due to the demolition of Runway 17/35 and Reconfiguration of Non-Standard Taxiways at William P. Hobby Airport, (Project No. 770); providing a maximum contract amount - $99,999.16 - Enterprise Fund - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


22.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Limited Design and Implementation Reimbursable Agreement between City of Houston and FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION for Technical Consultation Services associated with Terminal A Sanitary Sewer Line Replacement and the potential impact to FAA Facility Cables at George Bush Intercontinental Airport/Houston, (Project No. 699); providing a maximum contract amount - $99,312.50 - Enterprise Fund - DISTRICT B - JACKSON


23.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Limited Design and Implementation Reimbursable Agreement between City of Houston and FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION to perform Technical Consultation Services related to Runway 9/27 Wind Cone Relocation at George Bush Intercontinental Airport/Houston, (Project No. 234); providing a maximum contract amount - $99,465.83 - Enterprise Fund – DISTRICT B - JACKSON


24.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to THE CAPTIONING COMPANY INC for Closed Captioning Services for Various Departments; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $436,175.00 - Special Revenue and Other Funds


25.  ORDINANCE awarding contract between City of Houston and WORKQUEST for Grounds Maintenance Services for Houston Public Works; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $16,385,674.10 - Enterprise Fund


27.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2019-136 (passed on February 27, 2019) to increase the maximum contract amount for Various Vendor Contracts between City of Houston and 1) 22ND CENTURY TECHNOLOGIES, INC, 2) CIPHER BUSINESS SOLUTIONS, LLC, 3) DELOITTE CONSULTING LLP, 4) ELEGANT ENTERPRISE-WIDE SOLUTIONS, INC, 5) EPI-USE AMERICA, INC, 6) PHOENIX BUSINESS, INC, and 7) SIERRA DIGITAL, INC, for Professional Services to provide Project Management and Application Support Services for Houston Information Technology services; providing a maximum contract amount


28.  ORDINANCE appropriating $600,000.00 from Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund to Refresh Mobile Technology Devices that have reached the end of their useful life for the Houston Police Department


29.  ORDINANCE appropriating $55,000.00 from Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for Replacement of Out-of-Life Projectors for Crime Analysis and Command Center for the Houston Police Department


30.  MUNICIPAL SETTING DESIGNATION ORDINANCE prohibiting the use of designated groundwater beneath a tract of land containing 17.1289 acres commonly known as 6300 Navigation, Houston, Harris County, Texas; supporting issuance of a municipal setting designation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality at the request of GRANT PRIDECO, LP - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


31.  MUNICIPAL SETTING DESIGNATION ORDINANCE prohibiting the use of designated groundwater beneath a tract of land containing 37.78 acres commonly known as 4529 FM 1960 West, Houston, Harris County, Texas; supporting issuance of a municipal setting designation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality at the request of WEINGARTEN REALTY INVESTORS, LLC - DISTRICT A - PECK


32.  MUNICIPAL SETTING DESIGNATION ORDINANCE prohibiting the use of designated groundwater beneath a tract of land containing 14 acres commonly known as 8501 East Freeway, Houston, Harris County, Texas; supporting issuance of a municipal setting designation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality at the request of REXAM BEVERAGE CAN COMPANY - DISTRICT B - JACKSON


33.  MUNICIPAL SETTING DESIGNATION ORDINANCE prohibiting the use of designated groundwater beneath a tract of land containing 0.4626 acres commonly known as 340 West 26th  Street, Houston, Harris County, Texas; supporting issuance of a municipal setting designation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality at the request of 340 WEST  26TH STREET, LLC -  DISTRICT C - KAMIN


34.  MUNICIPAL SETTING DESIGNATION ORDINANCE prohibiting the use of designated groundwater beneath a tract of land containing 12.21 acres commonly known as 9700 Manchester, Houston, Harris County, Texas; supporting issuance of a municipal setting designation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality at the request of CIOC REMEDIATION TRUST - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


35.  MUNICIPAL SETTING DESIGNATION ORDINANCE prohibiting the use of designated groundwater beneath a tract of land containing 12.3211 acres commonly known as 9417 S. Main St., Houston, Harris County, Texas; supporting issuance of a municipal setting designation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality at the request of GAG REDDY FAMILY LTD. PARTNERSHIP, L.P. - DISTRICT K - CASTEX-TATUM


36.  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 Citywide Street and Traffic Rehabilitation 4  Project; authorizing the acquisition of fee simple or easement interest of five parcels of land required for the project and situated in the William P. Harris and Robert Wilson Survey, Abstract No. A-31, the Luke Moore Survey, Abstract No. A-51, and the H.T. & B.R.R. Survey, Abstract No. A-406, in Harris County, Texas, said parcels of land being located along or near Market Street, Miles Street, Griggs Road, Cullen Boulevard, Beechnut Street, and Dairy Ashford Road 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 or easement interest to the five parcels of land required for the project


37.   ORDINANCE issuing permit to EASTON ENERGY PIPELINES 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 - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


38.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,533,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between City of Houston and WSB & ASSOCIATES, INC dba WSB ENGINEERS and SURVEYORS, INC dba NATHELYNE A. KENNEDY & ASSOCIATES for Sanitary Sewer Improvements Engineering Services Package 2; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund


39.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to JFT CONSTRUCTION, INC for FY2021 Drainage Rehabilitation (Storm Water Action Team) Work Orders #1; 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 relating to construction of facilities financed by the Stormwater Fund; providing a maximum contract amount - $2,260,000.00


40.  ORDINANCE appropriating $2,871,825.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to LEM CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC for Keegans Bayou, Northwest and Chocolate Bayou WWTP Bar Screen and Grating Replacement; 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 CIP Cost Recovery and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICTS A - KAMIN; D - JACKSON and J - POLLARD


41.  ORDINANCE appropriating $3,291,013.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to T CONSTRUCTION, LLC for Wastewater Collection System Rehabilitation and Renewal; 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, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund

Consideration of Matters Removed From Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

5.  AMEND MOTION NO. 2019-0541, 10/23/2019, TO INCREASE spending authority from $298,000.00 to $373,000.00 for Sourcing Assistance for the Plat Tracker/Preservation Tracker Web Application through the Texas Department of Information Resources Go-Direct vendor GARTNER, INC for the Planning and Development Department


6.  ZENN GROUP LLC. for purchase of Surveillance Tower with a Camera and a Surveillance Tower without a Camera for Public Safety and Homeland Security on behalf of the Houston Police Department - $264,321.00 - Grant Fund




9.  RESOLUTION approving and authorizing the nomination of TRANSOCEAN OFFSHORE DEEPWATER DRILLING INC, located at 1414 Enclave Parkway, Houston, Texas, to the Texas Economic Development Bank established by the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office within the Office of the Governor for designation as an Enterprise Project - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS


10.  RESOLUTION approving and authorizing the nomination of JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, located at 600 Travis St., Houston, Texas, to the Texas Economic Development Bank established by the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office within the Office of the Governor for designation as an Enterprise Project - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


13.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Lease Agreement between ALDINE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, Landlord, and the City of Houston, Texas, Tenant, for approximately 342,224 sq. ft. of land located at 2500 South Victory Drive, Houston, Texas 77088, to be used as a Community Resource Center and gathering point for Workforce Development and Training, Education, Business Development and Cultural Activities - DISTRICT B - JACKSON


14.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing assignment and assumption of Lease Agreement between City of Houston, Texas and HOUSTON BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, INC pertaining to approximately 342,224 sq. ft. of land located at 2500 South Victory Drive, Houston, Texas 77088 - DISTRICT B - JACKSON This item should only be considered after passage of Item 13 above


15.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Renovation, Operation, and Management Agreement between City of Houston, Texas and HOUSTON BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, INC to Renovate, Operate, and Manage the Community Resource Center and gathering point for Workforce Development and Training, Education, Business Development, and Cultural Activities located at 2500 South Victory Drive, Houston, Texas 77088 - DISTRICT B - JACKSON

This item should only be considered after passage of Item 14 above



16.  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 the Master Contractor Agreements executed pursuant thereto


17.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Subrecipient Agreement between City of Houston and TEXAS GENERAL LAND OFFICE for use of the City’s portion of the Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (“CDBG-DR17”) Funds provided through the Texas Plan for Disaster Recovery: Hurricane Harvey – Round 1, as amended


18.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Interlocal Agreement between City of Houston, Texas and HARRIS COUNTY for the protection of public health and the environment

Non Consent Agenda - Numbering »

NON CONSENT AGENDA - NUMBERING

NON CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 42 and 43


NON-CONSENT - MISCELLANEOUS


42.  MOTION TO SET A DATE not less than seven days from February 3, 2021, to receive nominations for Position One of the PORT OF HOUSTON AUTHORITY OF HARRIS COUNTY, for a two year term


43.  MOTION TO SET A DATE not less than seven days from February 3, 2021, 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, 2021

Non Consent - Matters To Be Presented By Council Members »

NON CONSENT - MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS

MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL - Council Member Robinson first
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