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Reconvene »

RECONVENE

WEDNESDAY - March 29, 2017 - 9:00 A. M.

Consent Agenda (Part 1 of 2) »

MISCELLANEOUS


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 1 and 2


1.  CONFIRMATION of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the HOUSTON CLEAN CITY COMMISSION BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for terms ending January 1, 2019:     Position A  -  WARREN SLOAN, reappointment     Position C  -  BEN PROLER, reappointment     Position D  -  JONATHAN HOWARD, appointment     Position E  -  BRIAN GRUEL, appointment     Position F  -  CLAY BROLLIER, reappointment     Position G -  NANCY D. RUTHERFORD, reappointment     Position I   -  RAMIRO FONSECA, reappointment     Position J  -  JOYCE AKINS, reappointment     Position K  -  BECKY EDMONSON, reappointment     At-Large Position No. 1 - JAN ROSE, reappointment     At-Large Position No. 3 - LORA-MARIE BERNARD, reappointment     At-Large Position No. 4 - KOURTNEY JAMES PERRY, appointment     At-Large Position No. 5 - JESSICA MAHAFFEY, reappointment


2.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment of DR. KARUN SREERAMA as Director of the DEPARTMENT of PUBLIC WORKS & ENGINEERING

Mayor's Report

MAYOR'S REPORT

Consent Agenda (Part 2 of 2) »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 28


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 3 through 5


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


4.  ORDINANCE appropriating $54,432.25 out of Contributed Capital Project Fund for the purchase of Replacement Parts for the Parks and Recreation Department


5.  LONE STAR RECREATION, INC for Playground Replacement Parts through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Texas Local Government Purchasing Cooperative (BuyBoard) for the Parks & Recreation Department - $54,432.25 - Contributed Capital Project Fund   This item should only be considered after passage of Item 4 above


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 6 through 28


ORDINANCES


11.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of: (1) Burnett Street, from Maffitt Street east to the Southern Pacific Right-of-Way Line; (2) Semmes Street, from Burnett Street south to the Southern Pacific Right-of-Way Line; (3) Maffitt Street, from Burnett Street south to the Southern Pacific Right-of-Way Line; (4) Brooks Street, from Maffitt Street east 417 feet to Chase Street; and (5) Semmes Street, from Brooks Street north to Harrington Street, all located within the S.F. Noble’s Addition, out of the S.M. Harris Survey, A-327; abandoning the streets to Kurtz Properties, Ltd., abutting owner, in consideration of its payment to the City of $787,088.00 - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and H - CISNEROS


12.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of a 20-foot-wide water line easement; abandoning the easement to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the abutting owner, in consideration of: (A) its conveyance to the City of a 23-foot-wide water line easement; (B) its payment to the City of $300.00; and (C) other good and valuable consideration; located within Block 77 of the Turner's Addition, out of the Obedience Smith Survey, A-696, and Joseph Gamble Survey, A-309 - DISTRICTS C - COHEN and D - BOYKINS


17.  ORDINANCE appropriating reimbursement of unspent funds of $588,759.95 to REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER FOURTEEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (FOURTH WARD), and authorizing transfer of reimbursed funds to Reinvestment Zone Number Fourteen, City of Houston, Texas, pursuant to Ordinance No. 2011-0609


21.  ORDINANCE establishing the north side of the 4400-4500 blocks of Rusk Street, within the City of Houston, Texas, as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


22.  ORDINANCE establishing the north and south sides of the 1400 block of Scharpe Street, within the City of Houston, Texas, as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


24.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,400,000.00 out of Fire Consolidated Construction Fund and $500,000.00 out of Police Consolidated Construction Fund to the In-House Renovation Revolving Fund for FY2017 Renovations of the Houston Fire Department Fire House No. 32 and Houston Police Department Gerson Building and Central Police Complex - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and H - CISNEROS


25.  ORDINANCE appropriating $107,734.00 from the Metro Projects Construction DDSRF Fund; approving and authorizing Public Highway Overpass Agreement between the City of Houston and UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD for the Buffalo Speedway Grade Separation Project - DISTRICT K - GREEN


28.  ORDINANCE appropriating $2,540,792.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to PM CONSTRUCTION & REHAB, 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

Consideration of Matters Removed from Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

3.  DIXON-SHANE, LLC dba R&S NORTHEAST, LLC for a 340B Drug Pricing Program for Family Planning Contraceptives, Vaccines, and Over-The-Counter Medications for the Houston Health Department - 36 Months with two one-year options - $1,476,111.30 - General, Grant and Other Funds


6.  ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 21 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, relating to encampments in public places; declaring certain conduct to be unlawful and providing penalties therefor; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; providing for severability


7.  ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 28-46 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, CITY OF HOUSTON, relating to aggressive panhandling and impeding the use of a roadway; declaring certain conduct to be unlawful; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; providing for severability


8.  ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE XVI, CHAPTER 40, CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, by adding an area surrounding South Post Oak and West Bellfort as a designated area covered by such article (Civility Ordinance)


9.  ORDINANCE supplementing the City of Houston, Texas Combined Utility System Master Ordinance; providing for the issuance of Combined Utility System First Lien Revenue and Refunding Bonds, Series 2017B in one or more series or subseries as may be further designated; authorizing the Mayor and City Controller to approve the amounts, interest rates, prices, and terms thereof and certain other matters relating thereto; providing for the payment thereof; making other provisions regarding such bonds including the use of a Preliminary Official Statement and authorizing the preparation and distribution of an Official Statement and matters incident thereto; awarding the sale of the bonds; authorizing the defeasance, final payment, and discharge of certain outstanding Combined Utility Commercial Paper Notes and certain Combined Utility System Bonds; authorizing a Bond Counsel Agreement, and a Special Disclosure Counsel Agreement; authorizing the execution and delivery of a Paying Agent/Registrar Agreement and other related documents; making other provisions regarding such bonds; and declaring an emergency


10.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use, by the City of Houston, Texas, of Aldine High School Loop Road, circling from Airline Drive to Airline Drive within the Aldine Senior High School Campus, out of the Simon Contreras Survey, A-220; vacating, abandoning and selling said parcel to Aldine Independent School District, the abutting owner, in consideration of (A) owner’s payment to the City of $183,436.00 in cash, (B) the conveyance by owner to the City in Fee Simple Title of a 39,810 square feet tract of land located at Ella Boulevard and West Greens Road for Ground Water Well use by the City, (C) the conveyance by owner to the City of two 10-foot wide water line easements, all situated in the B.B.B. & C.R.R. Co. Survey, A-175, Harris County, Texas, and (D) other good and valuable consideration - Parcels SY16-075, JY16-003, KY16-278 and KY16-279 - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


14.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to contract between the City of Houston and CHILD CARE COUNCIL OF GREATER HOUSTON, providing up to $400,000 in additional Community Development Block Grant Funds for the continuing administration and operation of a Child Care Program


15.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to contract between the City of Houston and CHILD CARE COUNCIL OF GREATER HOUSTON to provide up to $1,817,200 ($1,292,200 - Emergency Solutions Grant Funds; $525,000 - Community Development Block Grant Funds) for the continuing administration and operation of the City's Homeless Services Program


16.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to contract between the City of Houston and CHILD CARE COUNCIL OF GREATER HOUSTON, providing up to $400,000 in additional Community Development Block Grant Funds for the continuing administration and operation of a Juvenile Delinquency Program


18.  ORDINANCE releasing certain territory consisting of approximately 606.1394 acres in Harris County, adjacent to the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Tomball, Texas, located near the intersection of S.H.249 and Humble Road, from the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Houston


19.  ORDINANCE establishing the west side of the 900 block of Henke Street, within the City of Houston, Texas, as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


20.  ORDINANCE establishing the north and south sides of the 1400 block of Munger Street, within the City of Houston, Texas, as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


23.  ORDINANCE appropriating $50,000 out of Contributed Capital Project Fund to Reimburse SCENIC HOUSTON for Esplanade Beautification on Broadway Street between Interstate 45 and Hobby Airport - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


26.  ORDINANCE appropriating $131,200.00 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF as an additional appropriation to Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and BRIDGEFARMER & ASSOCIATES, INC for Antoine Paving and Drainage from Hammerly to Hempstead Hwy. (Approved by Ordinance No. 2015-0329); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Projects Construction DDSRF - DISTRICT A - STARDIG


27.  ORDINANCE appropriating $2,150,500.00 out of Metro Construction - Other, awarding contract to TIKON GROUP, INC for Safe Sidewalk Program Work Authorization Project; 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, CIP Cost Recovery, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Construction - Other

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERING

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERS 29 through 30


MATTERS HELD


29.  RECEIVE nominations for Positions B, H and At-Large Position 2 of the HOUSTON CLEAN CITY COMMISSION BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for terms ending January 1, 2019 DELAYED BY MOTION #2017-159, 3/22/17 This was a portion of Item 35 on Agenda of March 22, 2017


30.  ORDINANCE authorizing the transfer of $480,000.00 from the NEWPP Expansion–Swift Fund (Fund 8434) into the PWE-NEWPP Construction Fund (Fund 8506), appropriating $480,000.00 from Fund 8506, and approving the expenditure of said sum from Fund 8506 for services associated with the Northeast Water Purification Plant (“NEWPP”) Expansion Project (“Project”); appropriating $2,520,000.00 from the Water Authorities Capital Contrib-Newpp Fund (Fund 8505) and approving the expenditure of said sum from Fund 8505 for services associated with Project; approving and authorizing second amendment to the Design-Build Agreement between the City of Houston and HOUSTON WATERWORKS TEAM, a Joint Venture between CH2M HILL ENGINEERS, INC and CDM CONSTRUCTORS, INC (Approved by Ordinance No. 2015-1260) for the Project; amending Ordinance No. 2015-1260 to increase the maximum project amount TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER DAVIS This was Item 40 on Agenda of March 22, 2017

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 Cohen first
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