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Prayer, Pledge & Roll Call »

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


Council Member Cisneros


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# 944 031 007# 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# 122 263 387#, however no public comment will be allowed


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT THE MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING

Public Speakers »

SP03-02-2021


RECESS

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

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 29


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBER 1


MISCELLANEOUS


1.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the PILOT COMMISSION:

Position One - ROLAND GARCIA, reappointment, for a term to expire 2/1/2023 Position Two - PARRIS BEVERLY, appointment, for a term to expire 2/1/2022



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PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 4 through 10


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4.  LION FIRST RESPONDER PPE, INC for sole source purchase of Firefighting Turnout Gear for the Houston Fire Department - $9,509,611.20 - Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund


5.  POLLOCK INVESTMENTS, INC for purchase of Walk-Behind Floor Scrubbers for the Fleet Management Department - $67,500.00 - Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund


6.  KEYSTONE TURBINE SERVICES, LLC for Rolls-Royce Turbine Engine Replacement Parts, Overhaul or Exchange and Repair Services for the Houston Police Department - 3 Years with 2 one-year options - $1,870,271.00 - General Fund


7.  CENGAGE LEARNING, INC for approval of spending authority for Emergency Purchase of Database Subscriptions for Houston Public Library - $84,535.12 - 1 Year - General Fund


8.  DAVENPORT AVIATION, INC for Searchlight Systems from the General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule 4 Contract through the Cooperative Purchasing Program for Public Safety and Homeland Security on behalf of the Houston Police Department - $436,370.00 - Grant Fund


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 11 through 29


ORDINANCES


16.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing agreement between City of Houston and REDWOOD SOFTWARE, INC for Software Licenses, Maintenance and Professional Support Services for Houston Information Technology Services; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with three one-year options - $950,000.00 - Equipment Acquisition Consolidated and Central Service Revolving Funds


17.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract with CAPT. KIRK’S MARINE SERVICE, INC for Boat, Boat Motor and Boat Trailer Maintenance and Repair Services, for the Fleet Management Department; providing a maximum contract - 3 Years  with two one-year options - $1,096,785.00 - Fleet Management and Enterprise Funds


18.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the execution of Interlocal Agreement between City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY related to the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force - $107,781.00 - Grant Fund


19.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contracts for On-Call Airport Financial Consulting Services between the City of Houston and LEIGHFISHER, INC. and RICONDO & ASSOCIATES, INC. for Financial Feasibility Studies and Planning Analyses Services for the Houston Airport System; providing a maximum contract amount - $2,500,000.00 - Enterprise Fund


20.  ORDINANCE appropriating $873,198.00 out of Solid Waste Consolidated Construction Fund; approving and authorizing Professional Architectural Service Contract between City of Houston and REY DE LA REZA ARCHITECTS, INC for Design and Construction Phase Services for a new multi-use facility for the Solid Waste Management Department; providing funding for Civic Art financed by the Solid Waste Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


21.   ORDINANCE appropriating $9,433,802.00 out of Solid Waste Consolidated Construction Fund; approving and authorizing Construction Manager At Risk Contract between City of Houston and CHRISTENSEN BUILDING GROUP, LLC for Pre-Construction and Construction Phase Services for the new multi-use facility for the Solid Waste Management Department; providing funding for contingency, Civic Art, material testing, construction inspection, abatement, and environment consultant services financed by the Solid Waste Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


22.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 352.7329 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 13, for inclusion in the district


23.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 250.561 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 14, for inclusion in the district


24.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 1.2542 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 15, for inclusion in the District and acknowledging the exclusion of 1.2542 acres of land from the District


27.   MUNICIPAL SETTING DESIGNATION ORDINANCE prohibiting the use of designated groundwater beneath a tract of land containing 4.3023 acres commonly known as 4121 Osage Street, Houston, Harris County, Texas; supporting issuance of a Municipal Setting Designation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality at the request of PICK A PART AUTO WRECKING, L.P. - DISTRICT J - POLLARD


29.  MUNICIPAL SETTING DESIGNATION ORDINANCE prohibiting the use of designated groundwater beneath a tract of land containing 4.244 acres commonly known as 701 Holmes Road, Houston, Harris County, Texas; supporting issuance of a Municipal Setting Designation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality at the request of the UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM - DISTRICTS I - GALLEGOS and K - CASTEX-TATUM

Consideration of Matters Removed from Consent Agenda »

2.  RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $1,083,813.00 and acceptance of work on contract with FORNEY CONSTRUCTION, LLC for the Hermann Park Clubhouse Civil Site Development - 5.00% over the original contract amount - DISTRICT D - EVANS-SHABAZZ


3.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $2,636,957.61, and acceptance of work on contract with PORTLAND UTILITIES CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, LLC for Wastewater Collection System Rehabilitation and Renewal - 1.95% over the original contract amount and under the 5% contingency amount - (4235-102) - DISTRICTS A - PECK; C - KAMIN; D - EVANS-SHABAZZ; E - MARTIN; F - THOMAS; G - TRAVIS; H - CISNEROS; I - GALLEGOS; J - POLLARD and - K - CASTEX-TATUM


9.  DIGITAL SANDBOX, INC for approval of spending authority for Software License Renewal, Software Enhancements, and Support Services for the Digital Sandbox System from the General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule 70 Contract through the Cooperative Purchasing Program for the Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security - 3 Years - $210,964.00 - Grant Fund


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


12.  ORDINANCE amending the City's Master Classification Plan (City of Houston Ordinance No. 1998-834, as recently amended by City of Houston Ordinances No. 2020-442) by revising the pay structure for City employees (Exhibit B) to create Pay Grade 3 for the job classification Seasonal Intern Hire Houston Youth; providing for repealer; providing for severability


13.  ORDINANCE amending the City’s Master Classification Plan (City of Houston Ordinance No. 1998-834, as most recently amended by City of Houston Ordinance No. 2021-135); to add one new job classification, Seasonal Intern Hire Houston Youth; providing a repealer; providing for severability This item should only be considered after passage of Item 12 above


14.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing agreement for option to purchase real property between City of Houston, Texas and MONTICELLO SQUARE, LLC for purchase of approximately 4.4107 acres of land, and approximately 122,352 square feet of improvements, located at 5312 Clarewood Drive, Houston, Harris County, Texas 77081; approving a Special Warranty Deed; approving a Lease Agreement - $14,169,500.00 - Grant Fund - DISTRICT J - POLLARD 


25.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of the 2146.145 acres of land to RICHFIELD RANCH MANAGEMENT DISTRICT for inclusion in its district


26.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to agreement between 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, as amended)


28.   MUNICIPAL SETTING DESIGNATION ORDINANCE prohibiting the use of designated groundwater beneath a tract of land containing 0.4334 acres commonly known as 3004 Maxroy Street, Houston, Harris County, Texas; supporting issuance of a Municipal Setting Designation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality at the request of TOLEDO MAXROY LLC - DISTRICT C - KAMIN

Non Consent Agenda - Numbering »

NON CONSENT AGENDA -  NUMBERS 30 and 31


NON-CONSENT - MISCELLANEOUS


30.  MOTION to set a date not less than seven (7) days from March 3, 2021, to receive nominations for Position 13 of the HOUSTON ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL COMMISSION BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for a two-year term


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31.  AMEND MOTION #2020-631, 12/16/2020, TO REFLECT a change in the funding source REQUIRES THREE MOTIONS

Matters Held - Numbering »

MATTERS HELD - NUMBER 32


MATTERS HELD


32.  ORDINANCE approving Purchase and Sale Agreement between City of Houston, Texas, Seller, and BREEN ROAD HOLDING II, LLC, Purchaser, for the sale of approximately 1.9756 acres of land located at 7018 Log Hollow Street, Houston, Harris County, Texas for the purchase price of $261,000.00 – Revenue TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER PECK This was Item 19 on Agenda of February 24, 2021

Non Consent - Matters to be Presented by Council Members »

MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL - Council Member Plummer first
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