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


Council Member Stardig


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

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PUBLIC SPEAKERS

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Reading of the Consent Agenda

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Reconvene

RECONVENE

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

Consent Agenda (Part 1 of 2) »

CONSENT AGENDA (PART 1 OF 2)

MISCELLANEOUS


1.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the AUTOMOTIVE BOARD, for a two-year term: Position One     -  ROBERT G. KNAPP, reappointment Position Two     -  RYAN WINKELMANN, reappointment Position Three  -  SHELLY E. RICHARDSON, reappointment Position Four    -  ERMA PALMER, reappointment Position Five     -  BRYAN MILLER, appointment Position Six       -  KEN W. ULMER, reappointment, and to serve as Chair Position Eight   -  CHAU WENG WANG, reappointment Position Nine    -  TIMOTHY STRANEY, reappointment


2.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment of the following individuals to the BICYCLE ADVISORY COMMITTEE: Position One            -  TOLORIA M. ALLEN, for a term to expire 1/1/2019 Position Two            -  JOHN LONG, for a term to expire 1/1/2020 Position Three          -  NEIL BREMNER, for a term to expire 1/1/2019 Position Four            -  SANDRA RODRIGUEZ, for a term to expire 1/1/2020 Position Five            -  KRISTINE ANTHONY, for a term to expire 1/1/2019 Position Six              -  BETH MARTIN, for a term to expire 1/1/2020 Position Seven         -  DIANE A. DOHM, for a term to expire 1/1/2019 Position Eight           -  DOUGLAS P. OVERMAN, for a term to expire 1/1/2020 Position Nine            -  CLARK MARTINSON, for a term to expire 1/1/2019 Position Ten             -  KATRINA CONRAD BAYER, for a term to expire 1/1/2020 Position Eleven        -  YUHAYNA H. MCCOY, for a term to expire 1/1/2019 Position Twelve        -  MAYA I. FORD, appointment, for a term to expire 1/1/2020, and to serve as Chair Position Thirteen      -  MATTHEW STARR, for a term to expire 1/1/2019 Position Fourteen     -  AMAR MOHITE, for a term to expire 1/1/2020 Position Fifteen        -  MIKE VANDUSEN, for a term to expire 1/1/2019 Position Sixteen       -  ANA RAMIREZ, for a term to expire 1/1/2020 Position Seventeen  -  ONI K. BLAIR, for a term to expire 1/1/2019 Position Eighteen     -  ALEJANDRO PEREZ, for a term to expire 1/1/2020 Position Nineteen     -  ROBIN ANN HOLZER, for a term to expire 1/1/2019 Position Twenty       -  VEON MCREYNOLDS, for a term to expire 1/1/2020


3.  REQUEST from Mayor on recommendation from the Houston Bar Association to confirm the reappointment of AMY DUNN TAYLOR to Position One of the HOUSTON ETHICS COMMISSION, for a term to expire December 31, 2019


4.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment of INGRID VAZQUEZ nominated by the Harris County AFL-CIO Council to Position Two of the HOUSTON ETHICS COMMISSION, for a term to expire December 31, 2019


5.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the reappointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF HARRIS COUNTY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 12, for terms to expire June 1, 2021:     Position Five   -           ELISABETH CROSSWELL STONE     Position Six     -           ASHTON L. TAYLOR


6.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the WESTCHASE DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for terms to expire June 1, 2021:     Position One   -           AMY FUNK, reappointment     Position Two   -           MARTIN WILTSHIRE, reappointment     Position Three -           DONNA J. FLOWERS, reappointment     Position Four   -           BETH VAN WINKLE, reappointment     Position Five   -           GREG CARDWELL, appointment     Position Six     -           PHILIP M. SCHNEIDAU, appointment     Position Seven -          DOUGLAS ELLIOTT, reappointment     Position Eight  -           JANNETTA KEY, appointment

Consent Agenda (Part 2 of 2) »

CONSENT AGENDA (PART 2 OF 2)

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 35


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERING


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERS 11 and 12


RESOLUTIONS


11.  RESOLUTION of the City Council approving the City of Houston’s request for the TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION to waive the Local Fund Participation Requirement for a project under the Federal Off-System Bridge Program to replace or rehabilitate a bridge at Baca Street - DISTRICTS E - MARTIN and I - GALLEGOS


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 13 through 35


ORDINANCES


17.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of a 10-foot-wide sanitary sewer easement, located within Lot 4, Block 3 of the Normandy Place Addition, out of the Obedience Smith Survey, Houston, Harris County, Texas; abandoning the easement to Charles H. Flournoy and Cathleen L. Flournoy, the underlying fee owners, in consideration of their payment to the City of $23,880.00 and other consideration DISTRICT G - TRAVIS


19.  OMIT


20.  OMIT


27.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Advanced Funding Agreement between the City of Houston and TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION for Bridge Replacement or Rehabilitation off the State System for Synott Road Bridge at HCFCD Ditch - DISTRICT F - LE


28.  ORDINANCE appropriating $5,216,400.00 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF and approving and authorizing Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY for Improvements to El Dorado Boulevard from Clear Lake City Boulevard to approximately 585 feet north of Willow Shores Drive; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction financed by the Metro Projects Construction DDSRF - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


31.  ORDINANCE appropriating $2,001,230.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to LOPEZ UTILITIES CONTRACTOR, 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 and testing, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer  System Consolidated Construction Fund


32.  ORDINANCE No. 2018-0098, passed second reading February 21, 2018 ORDINANCE granting to JERRY D. CATE, INC dba K.C. ENTERPRISES, a Texas 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; and making certain findings related thereto - THIRD AND FINAL READING


33.  ORDINANCE No. 2018-0110, passed second reading February 28, 2018 ORDINANCE granting to DIAMOND PRESSURE WASHING, a Texas Sole Proprietorship, 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; and making certain findings related thereto - THIRD AND FINAL READING


34.  ORDINANCE No. 2018-0111, passed second reading February 28, 2018 ORDINANCE granting to MARSDEN SOUTH, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability 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; and making certain findings related thereto - THIRD AND FINAL READING


35.  ORDINANCE No. 2018-0112, passed second reading February 28, 2018 ORDINANCE granting to SILVA BUILDING SPECIALISTS INC, dba STERLING BUILDING SPECIALISTS, a Texas 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; and making certain findings related thereto - THIRD AND FINAL READING

Consideration of Matters Removed From Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

7.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for payment of $917,400.00 to the HARRIS-GALVESTON SUBSIDENCE DISTRICT for 2018 Groundwater Withdrawal Permit Fees for Area 2 and 3 for the period between 2/1/18 - 1/31/19 - Enterprise Fund


8.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,273,813.00 out of Airports Improvement Fund and approving and authorizing Compromise and Settlement Agreement between the City of Houston and SPAWGLASS CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION to settle disputes on contract for construction of New Parking Garage at William P. Hobby Airport (Project No. 597A) - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


9.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Airport System for approval of final contract amount of $51,042,712.08 and acceptance of work on contract with SPAWGLASS CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION for New Parking Garage at William P. Hobby Airport (Project No. 597A) - 12.3% over the original contract amount - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS This item should only be considered after passage of Item 8 above


10.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $22,262,562.96 and acceptance of work on contract with OSCAR RENDA CONTRACTING, INC for Shepherd Drive Drainage and Paving Improvements - 4.85% over the original contract amount and under 5% contingency amount - DISTRICTS C - COHEN and G - TRAVIS


12.  RESOLUTION of the City Council approving the City of Houston’s request for the TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION to waive the Local Fund Participation Requirement for a project under the Federal Off-System Bridge Program to replace or rehabilitate a bridge at Tiffany Drive - DISTRICTS H - CISNEROS and K - GREEN


13.  ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE XIV OF CHAPTER 28 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, relating to regulation of Boarding Homes and making conforming amendments to other provisions of the Code


14.  ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 28 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, by adding a new article relating to regulation of Lodging Facilities


15.  ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE IV OF CHAPTER 28 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, relating to regulation of Correctional Facilities and Alternate Housing Facilities


16.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing a form of Master Contractor Agreement for Residential Construction Repair Services for Disaster Recovery to be executed by the City of Houston, Texas and each of the following contractors: JAMES W. TURNER CONSTRUCTION, LTD.; SLSCO, LTD.; DSW HOMES; TKTMJ, INC; LEMOINE DISASTER RECOVERY; THOMPSON CONSTRUCTION GROUP, INC; ROY ANDERSON CORP; T.L. WALLACE CONSTRUCTION, INC; BRIZO CONSTRUCTION LLC; DRC CONSTRUCTION LLC and LAMAR CONTRACTORS, LLC; approving and authorizing a form of Residential Construction Repair Services for Disaster Recovery Tri-Party Agreement to be executed by the City, a contractor, and the owner or occupant of a single-family structure who qualifies for Residential Construction Repair Services for disaster recovery; authorizing the Mayor to execute a Master Contractor Agreement with each contractor and Tri-Party Agreements with a contractor and an owner or occupant of a single-family structure who qualifies for residential construction repair services for disaster recovery; containing findings and provisions related to the foregoing subject; providing a maximum contract amount - Grant Fund


18.  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 Bayou Greenway 2020 Project; authorizing the acquisition of fee simple titles in or permanent easements to twenty-four parcels of land required for the project and situated in the W. Yates Survey, A-1433, H.T. & B. Rr. Co. Survey, Sec. 7, A-398, W. J. Neal Survey, A-607, David Hanson Survey, A-381, Reynolds Reynolds Survey, A-662, William Hardin Survey, A-24, Henry Woodruff Survey, A-844, Eugene Pillot Survey, A-631, Rebecca Brown Survey, A-148, Callahan & Vince Survey, A-9, T. Toby Survey, A-812, J. Onery Survey, A-613 & A-614, A. Holland Survey, A-347 and J. Thompson Survey, A-764, in Harris County, Texas, said parcels of land being located along Brays Bayou, Airport Boulevard and Sims Bayou in Houston, Harris County, Texas, by gift, dedication, purchase or 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 - DISTRICTS D - BOYKINS; F - LE; I - GALLEGOS and J - LASTER


21.  ORDINANCE appropriating $14,000.00 out of Parks Consolidated Construction Fund and accepting into the City Art Collection “High Plains Drifter,” a sculpture by Peter Reginato  DISTRICT A - STARDIG


22.  ORDINANCE $1,729,890.00 out of Public Health Consolidated Construction Fund as an additional appropriation to Design-Build Contract between the City of Houston and FLINTCO, LLC for the Acres Homes Multi-Service Center Renovation (Approved by Ordinance No. 2017-0391); providing funding for the Civic Art Program and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Public Health Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


23.  ORDINANCE appropriating $18,144,400.00 out of Airports Improvement Fund as an additional appropriation for two Professional Services Agreements between the City of Houston and HOUSTON AVIATION ALLIANCE, a joint venture, and PARSONS & H. J. RUSSELL IAH TEAM, a joint venture, for Program Management Support Services for the Houston Airport System (Approved by Ordinance No. 2015-314 and amended by Ordinance No. 2016-801); (Project No. 801) - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; E - MARTIN and I - GALLEGOS


24.  ORDINANCE appropriating $3,308,578.00 out of Fire Consolidated Construction Fund for In-House Renovation Revolving Fund for Renovations for the Houston Fire Department Facilities during FY2018; providing funding for the Civic Art Program financed by the Fire Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and H - CISNEROS


25.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 4.3565 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY WATER CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 21, for inclusion in its district


26.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 1.099 acres of land to PORTER MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT, for inclusion in its district


29.  ORDINANCE appropriating $544,731.50 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF Fund as an additional appropriation to the Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT for the Brays Bayou Flood Damage Reduction Plan for replacement of the Forest Hill Boulevard Bridge (Approved by Ordinance No. 2003-1282); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Projects Construction DDSRF - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


30.  ORDINANCE appropriating $7,500.00 out of Contribution For Capital Projects Fund as a monetary contribution to an On-Call Construction Contract between the City of Houston and ISI CONTRACTING, INC for Speed Cushions in Springwood-Timbercreek Neighborhood (Approved by Ordinance No. 2016-0172); authorizing and approving first amendment to the contract - DISTRICT A - STARDIG

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERING

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERS 36 through 38


MATTERS HELD


36.  MOTION by Council Member Cohen/Seconded by Council Member Stardig to adopt recommendation from Chief Procurement Officer to award to ARROW AVIATION COMPANY, LLC for Bell 412 Helicopter Replacement Parts, Component Overhaul or Exchange, and Engine Repairs for the Houston Police Department - 3 Years with two one-year options - $724,715.00  General and Grant Funds - TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER EDWARDS This was Item 5 on Agenda of February 28, 2018


37.  MOTION by Council Member Cohen/Seconded by Council Member Robinson to adopt recommendation from Chief Procurement Officer to award to TOTER, LLC for Recycling and Refuse Carts through the Interlocal Agreement with the City of Tucson for the Solid Waste Management Department - $467,200.00 - General Fund TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER DAVIS This was Item 7 on Agenda of February 28, 2018


38.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to the restated agreement for Recycling Services between the City of Houston and WASTE MANAGEMENT OF TEXAS, INC (Approved by Ordinance No. 2016-216) to extend the term of the agreement for the Solid Waste Management Department - TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER DAVIS This was Item 25 on Agenda of February 28, 2018

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 Martin first
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