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


Council Member Evans-Shabazz


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# 724 865 923# 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# 143 292 569#, however no public comment will be allowed


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT THE MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING

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PUBLIC SPEAKERS

SP02-16-2021


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Mayor's Report (Part 1 of 2)

MAYOR'S REPORT

CONSENT AGENDA »

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 24


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBER 1 through 3


MISCELLANEOUS


1.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment of PAT JEFFERSON DANIEL as CITY SECRETARY


2.  CONFIRMATION of the reappointment of DEAN CORGEY to Position One of the PORT OF HOUSTON AUTHORITY OF HARRIS COUNTY, for a two year term


3.  CONFIRMATION of the reappointment of the following to the HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for a one year term to expire December 31, 2021:  Council Member Alcorn for Position One Council Member Plummer for Position Two Council Member Pollard for Alternate At-Large Council Member Peck for Alternate At-Large


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBER 4


ACCEPT WORK


4.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $8,159,726.32 and acceptance of work on contract with BRH-GARVER CONSTRUCTION, L.P. for Holmes Road Sanitary Sewer - Kirby Drive to Knight Road - 4.72% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT K - CASTEX-TATUM


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 5 through 8


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


5.  GLOBE ELECTRIC SUPPLY CO., INC for Purchase of Leak Detector Correlator Systems for Houston Public Works - $25,799.00 - Enterprise Fund


6.  REHRIG PACIFIC COMPANY for Waste Carts. Recycling Carts, and Related Products through the Cooperative Agreement with Omni Partners for the Solid Waste Management Department - $936,750.00 General Fund


7.  PPG ARCHITECTURAL FINISHES, INC - $934,911.96; SOUTHWESTERN PAINT AND WALLPAPER CO., INC - $144,000.00; and ENVIRONMENTAL SORBENTS, LLC - $209,423.57; for Paints. Solvents, Supplies and Equipment for Various Departments - 3 Years with two one-year options - General and Enterprise Funds


8.  APPROVE spending authority for Emergency Purchase of Various Goods and Services related to the City’s response to the COVID-19 Pandemic


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERING


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBER 9


RESOLUTIONS


9.  RESOLUTION confirming support for proposed development as Affordable Rental Housing of one or more properties, each of which  is  located in City  of Houston, Texas and within a census tract that has a poverty rate above 40% for individuals; allowing construction of such properties; supporting the submittal of applications for Housing Tax Credits for such developments; and authorizing the allocation of Tax Credits to such developments - DISTRICTS D - EVANS-SHABAZZ and H - CISNEROS


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 10 through 24


ORDINANCES


11.  ORDINANCE approving the issuance of Bonds and Notes by LAKE HOUSTON REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


12.  ORDINANCE authorizing participation with other Entergy Service Area Cities in matters concerning ENTERGY TEXAS, INC, before the Public Utility Commission of Texas during 2021 - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


13.  ORDINANCE appropriating an additional $2,340,773.00 from TIRZ Affordable Housing Fund and $880,000.00 from Homeless & Housing Consolidated Fund; approving and authorizing Grant Agreement and first amendment to agreement between City of Houston and HARMONY HOUSE, INC to provide the appropriated funds to assist with construction of a facility located in the vicinity of 702 Girard Street, in Houston, Texas, that will provide Affordable Housing and Supportive Services to low-income persons - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


14.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to contract between City of Houston and SEARCH HOMELESS SERVICES to extend the term of contract for a Homeless Services Program that will include a Mobile Outreach/Welcome Center and Housing Case Management Services, to be funded with Texas Homeless Housing and Services Program (HHSP) Funds and previously appropriated TIRZ Affordable Housing Funds


15.  ORDINANCE appropriating $5,626,000.00 out of Police Consolidated Construction Fund; approving and authorizing Design Build Contract between City of Houston and DAVID E. HARVEY BUILDERS, INC for Design and Construction Phase Services for the Houston Police Department Headquarters - Levels 12, 24, and 26 Renovation Project; providing funding for contingency and Civic Art financed by the Police Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


16.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between City of Houston and TOTAL ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES CORPORATION for Professional Services related to Flexible Spending Accounts Program Administration Services for Health and Dependent Care, and Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) Administration Services for City employees effective May 1, 2021; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $1,188,669.00 - Health Benefits Fund


17.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2018-100, as amended, to increase maximum contract amount approving and authorizing second amendment to Interlocal Agreement between City of Houston, HARRIS HEALTH SYSTEM, and BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE for Case Management Services in connection with the treatment of Human Trafficking Victims


18.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,000,000.00 from Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for the relocation of the Primary Data Center for the Houston Police Department


19.  ORDINANCE appropriating $589,000.00 from Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund to purchase new Body Armor Vests, Accessories and Supplies for Houston Police Officers


20.  ORDINANCE directing the Department of Planning and Development to prepare a Service Plan providing for the extension of Municipal Services into certain territory in the vicinity of Aldine-Westfield Road and Richey Road in Harris County, Texas; calling public hearings at which interested persons will be given the opportunity to be heard on a proposal for City of Houston to annex certain territory in the vicinity of Aldine-Westfield Road and Richey Road in Harris County, Texas; providing for the publication of notice of such hearings - DISTRICT B - JACKSON HEARING DATES - WEDNESDAY - 9:00 A.M. - MARCH 24 AND 31, 2021


21.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 8.1658 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 180, for inclusion in the district


22.  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 Water Line Replacement Along Westway Lane Project; authorizing the acquisition of fee simple or easement interest to parcels of land required for the project with four parcels  situated in the Joel Wheaton Survey, Abstract No. 80 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 or easement interests to the four parcels of land required for the project - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS


23.  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 Willow Meadow Lift Station Rehabilitation Project; authorizing the acquisition of fee simple or easement interest to parcels of land required for the project with two parcels  situated in the H.T. & B.R.R. CO. Survey, Abstract No. 1184 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 or easement interests to the two parcels of land required for the project - DISTRICT J - POLLARD

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA »

10.  ORDINANCE establishing a grace period for tenants to cure any rent delinquency and temporarily prohibiting certain residential evictions and other actions during the grace period due to the COVID-19 pandemic; adopting the CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION ("CDC") Order to temporarily halt residential evictions to prevent the further spread of COVID-19; declaring the City’s intent to cooperate with the federal government, including without limitation the Department of Justice, in its initiation of criminal proceedings for violation of the CDC order; authorizing designated City personnel to develop or cause to be developed mechanisms to support tenants who allege violations of the CDC Order, including notifying the courts about alleged violators and referring tenants to the Houston Harris County Emergency Rental Assistance program and other like programs for tenants facing eviction proceedings or the threat of eviction proceedings in violation of this Ordinance, the CDC order, Texas Supreme Court Orders regarding the COVID-19 state of disaster as they pertain to eviction proceedings or other applicable COVID-19 orders


24.  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 FWSD #23 Improvements Project; authorizing the acquisition of fee simple or easement interest to parcels of land required for the Project with two parcels  situated in Eli Noland Survey, Abstract No. 600 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 or easement interests to the two parcels of land required for the Project - DISTRICT B - JACKSON

SUPPLEMENTAL POSTING »

29.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing a Managed Care Dental Agreement (DHMO Plan) between the City and CIGNA HEALTH and LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY for City Employees, Retirees, Deferred Retirees, Survivors and Certain Dependents, effective May 1, 2021


30.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing a Group Dental Indemnity Agreement (DPPO Plan) between the City and CIGNA HEALTH and LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY for City Employees, Retirees, Deferred Retirees, Survivors and Certain Dependents, effective May 1, 2021


SUPPLEMENTAL POSTING - NUMBERING


SUPPLEMENTAL POSTING - NUMBERS 29 and 30

MATTERS HELD »

25.  RESOLUTION confirming support for the proposed development of certain properties as Affordable Rental Housing, each located in the City of Houston, Texas, and the submittal of applications for Housing Tax Credits for such developments - DISTRICTS A - PECK; B - JACKSON; C - KAMIN; D - EVANS-SHABAZZ; E - MARTIN; F - THOMAS; G - TRAVIS; H - CISNEROS; I - GALLEGOS and J - POLLARD TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS PECK, THOMAS, TRAVIS and POLLARD This was item 10 on Agenda of February 10, 2021


26.  RESOLUTION confirming support for Cole Creek Estates, a proposed development for Affordable Rental Housing, to be located 6850 Gessner Road, Houston, Texas 77040, located in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Houston, Texas or having been annexed into the City of Houston only for limited purposes, and the submittal of an application for Housing Tax Credits for said development TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER THOMAS This was item 11 on Agenda of February 10, 2021


27.  RESOLUTION confirming support for the proposed development as Affordable Rental Housing of one or more properties which are subject to the Two Mile Same Year Rule, each located in the City of Houston, Texas, and the submittal of applications for Housing Tax Credits for such developments; allowing the construction of such developments; and authorizing the allocation of Tax Credits to such developments - DISTRICTS A - PECK; C - KAMIN; D - EVANS-SHABAZZ; F - THOMAS; G - TRAVIS; H - CISNEROS; I - GALLEGOS and J - POLLARD TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS PECK, THOMAS and POLLARD This was item 12 on Agenda of February 10, 2021


28.  RESOLUTION explicitly identifying certain proposed development of Affordable Rental Housing as contributing most significantly to the concerted revitalization efforts of the City of Houston, Texas -  DISTRICTS A - PECK; B - JACKSON; D - EVANS-SHABAZZ; F - THOMAS; H - CISNEROS; I - GALLEGOS and J - POLLARD TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS PECK, THOMAS and POLLARD This was item 13 on Agenda of February 10, 2021


MATTERS HELD - NUMBERING


MATTERS HELD - NUMBERS 25 through 28

Mayor's Report (Part 2 of 2

MAYOR'S REPORT

NON CONSENT - MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS »

MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL - Council Member Thomas first
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