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CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 48


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 1 through 3


MISCELLANEOUS


2.  RECOMMENDATION from Police Chief for Extension of Injury on Duty Leave (Salary Continuation) for Officer JANETTE ARCENEAUX, for the period March 20, 2020 to June 17, 2020


3.  RECOMMENDATION from Police Chief for Extension of Injury on Duty Leave (Salary Continuation) for Officer ANDREW EGRAS, for the period March 19, 2020 to June 16, 2020


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBER 4


ACCEPT WORK


4.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $5,546,488.29 and acceptance of work on contract with CONRAD CONSTRUCTION CO., LTD. for Sagemont Drainage and Paving Improvements - 3.27% over the original contract amount - DISTRICT D - EVANS-SHABAZZ


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 5 through 7


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


5.  TEXAS CLEAN INC for Emergency Purchase of Liquid Hand Sanitizer - $64,000.00 - General Fund


6.  RESCIND MOTION #2019-0602, 12/04/19, awarding contract to AURIGO SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES, INC for purchase of Masterworks Software Application and Professional Services through an Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing for the Houston Public Works Department


7.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and AURIGO SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES, INC, for Project Management Software and Services for Houston Public Works; providing a maximum contract amount This Item should only be considered after passage of Item 6 above


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 8 through 48


ORDINANCES


8.  ORDINANCE supplementing and amending the City of Houston, Texas Combined Utility System Master Ordinance No. 2004-299, Ordinance No. 2012-483, and Ordinance No. 2015-337; authorizing the remarketing and purchase of the Combined Utility System First Lien Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2012A; authorizing the Mayor and City Controller to approve the amounts, interest rates, mode, prices, and terms of the Remarketed Series 2012A Bonds and certain other matters relating thereto; making other provisions regarding such Bonds including the use of a Remarketing Memorandum; authorizing the execution and delivery of a standby Bond Purchase Agreement, A Remarketing Agreement, a paying agent/registrar agreement and other documents and instruments necessary or convenient to carry out the Remarketing of the Series 2012A Bonds, and matters incident thereto; authorizing and ratifying other actions; making certain findings with respect thereto; containing other provisions relating to the subject; and declaring an emergency


17.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to contract between City of Houston and A CARING SAFE PLACE, INC, to extend the term of the contract and provide additional Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS Funds for the continuing administration and operation of a Permanent Supportive Housing Community Residence and a Transitional Housing Community Residence, along with Supportive Services - 1 Year - $793,049.89 - Grant Fund - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


18.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to contract between City of Houston and AIDS FOUNDATION HOUSTON, INC, extending the term of the contract and providing additional Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS Funds for the continuing administration and operation of three Multi-Unit Residential Facilities, along with Supportive Services - 1 Year - $1,080,238.00 - Grant Fund


19.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Subrecipient Agreement between City of Houston and THE MONTROSE CENTER to provide $415,980.00 in Hurricane Harvey Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Funds for the administration and operation of a Recovery Support Program that includes Job Training and Education, Supportive Housing Services, and Case Management - DISTRICT C - KAMIN


20.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Subrecipient Agreement between City of Houston and THE WOMEN'S HOME to provide $756,153.97 in Hurricane Harvey Community Development Block Grant Funds for the administration and operation of Homeless Services to provide Mental Health Treatment, Substance Abuse Services, and Job Training and Education to homeless women in Houston - DISTRICT C - KAMIN


22.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to Texas General Land Office (“GLO”) Contract No. 19-076-008-B357, the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery 2016 Flood Events (CDBG-DR16) Subrecipient Agreement between the City of Houston and the GLO administering the CDBG-DR16 Housing Buyout Program, to provide that only multifamily properties will be eligible for buyout, use the City’s Texas Identification Number within said contract, and replace language regarding statements or entries


23.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to THE PRUITT COMPANY, INC for Heavy Duty Front End Repair Services for the Fleet Management Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $830,757.06 - Fleet Management Fund


28.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2019-893 to increase the maximum contract amount for the Lease Agreement between ARDMORE PROFESSIONAL CENTER, L.L.C., Landlord, and City of Houston, Texas, Tenant, approved by Ordinance No. 2009-657, as amended by Ordinance No. 2019-225 - $182,400.00 - General Fund - DISTRICT D - EVANS-SHABAZZ


33.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City and the Property Owner(s) at 9703 Kit Street, Houston, Texas 77096 for Flood Mitigation Assistance Home Elevation Project to be performed by ARKITEKTURA DEVELOPMENT, INC; providing a maximum contract amount - DISTRICT C - KAMIN


34.  ORDINANCE authorizing and approving contract between City and the Property Owner(s) at 9703 Kit Street, Houston, Texas 77096 for Homeowner 2016 Flood Mitigation Assistance Home Elevation Project Deposit Agreement to pay for non grant-eligible work related to the contract between the City of Houston and the Property Owner(s) at 9703 Kit Street, Houston, Texas 77096 for Flood Mitigation Assistance Home Elevation Project to be performed by ARKITEKTURA DEVELOPMENT, INC  DISTRICT C - KAMIN This Item should only be considered after passage of Item 33 above


35.  ORDINANCE appropriating $2,080,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund and $500,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control & Storm Drainage DDSRF for Fiscal Year 2019 funding for Developer Participation Contracts (approved by Ordinance No. 2008-0307, as amended)


36.  ORDINANCE consenting to the creation of FORT BEND COUNTY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 24 outside the corporate limits of the City of Houston, Texas, and the inclusion of 93.243 acres of land into the district


37.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 1.222 acres of land to FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 50, for inclusion in its district


38.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 8.6204 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUD NO. 18, for inclusion in its district


39.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 11.78 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 500, for inclusion in its district


40.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 2.00 acres of land to NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 9, for inclusion in its district


41.  ORDINANCE appropriating $110,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF; approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between City of Houston and INFRATECH ENGINEERS & INNOVATORS, LLC for design of FY19 Local Drainage Project Work Order Design Contract #3; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery financed by Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF


45.  ORDINANCE appropriating of $1,580,100.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to MAIN LANE INDUSTRIES, LTD for 66-Inch Water Line Rehabilitation at US 59 and Beltway 8; 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, CIP Cost Recovery, construction phase engineering services and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


46.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to PERSONS SERVICES CORP for Drinking Water Sampling Station Installation; 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 and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water and Sewer System Operating Fund; providing a maximum contract amount - $3,135,878.00


47.   ORDINANCE appropriating $4,920,835.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to VORTEX TURNKEY SOLUTIONS, 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


48.  ORDINANCE granting to PROPER PRESSURE WASHING AND HANDYMAN, LLC, a Texas Limited Liability Company, 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 - FIRST READING

Consideration of Matters Removed from Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

1.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Health Department for approval of payment of 2018 and 2019 Annual Commons Assessment Services for Security and Maintenance to the TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER - $180,923.00 - General and Other Funds


9.  ORDINANCE creating “COVID-19 Disaster” Fund; establishing the sources and uses of the funds therein to aid in the response to the public health emergency pertaining to COVID-19


10.  ORDINANCE appropriating an amount not to exceed $5,000,000.00 out of the Budget Stabilization Fund and approving the transfer of said amount to the COVID-19 Disaster Fund for expenditures related to the Public Health Emergency Response efforts for COVID-19 This Item should only be considered after passage of Item 9 above


11.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Lease Agreement between 290 NORTHWEST INC, as Landlord, and the City of Houston, Texas, as Tenant, for Hotel Space including 60 guest rooms and associated common space located at 11611 Northwest Freeway, Houston, Harris County, Texas, at a monthly rental of $109,800.00, to be used as a COVID-19 quarantine site


12.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Lease Agreement between HAZARI, LLC., as Landlord, and the City of Houston, Texas, as Tenant, for Hotel Space including 126 guest rooms and associated common space located at 9902 Gulf Fwy, Houston, Harris County, Texas, at a monthly rental of $196,365.00, to be used as a COVID-19 quarantine site


13.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing an amended and restated Acquisition and Development Agreement between City of Houston and THE HOUSTON LAND BANK


14.  ORDINANCE adopting first amended and restated New Home Development Program Guidelines for the City of Houston

This Item should only be considered after passage of Item 13 above



15.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing an Operations Grant Agreement between City of Houston and THE HOUSTON LAND BANK to fund a Financial Reserve and to reimburse costs for Operations and Program Delivery Activities; providing a maximum grant amount - $2,000,000.00 - TIRZ Affordable Housing Fund This Item should only be considered after passage of Item 14 above


21.  ORDINANCE  appropriating $880,000.00 out of Homeless and Housing Consolidated Fund, to the Houston Public Works Water & Sewer System Operating Fund, for the transfer of land consisting of approximately 7.8446 acres (Parcel IT19-001), located at 3400 Linn Street, Houston, Harris County, Texas, from the Houston Public Works Department to the Housing & Community Development Department - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


24.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2018-0145 to increase the maximum contract amount for a contract for Professional Services between City of Houston and THE SOCIAL JUSTICE LEARNING INSTITUTE for Houston’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative Program for the Houston Health Department - $150,000.00 - Essential Public Health Fund


29.   ORDINANCE altering maximum prima facie speed limits in certain school zones in the City of Houston; making various findings and containing other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; declaring certain conduct to be unlawful and providing a penalty; providing for severability; containing a savings clause; containing a repealer


30.  ORDINANCE 1) approving the “Dedicated Drainage & Street Renewal Fund” (“DDSRF”), as established in Ordinance No. 2010-0879, to be renamed “Dedicated Drainage & Street Renewal Fund-Drainage Charge” (“DDSRF-Drainage”) to receive revenues from drainage charges for the purposes set out herein; 2) approving the creation of the “Dedicated Drainage & Street Renewal Fund-AD Valorem Tax” (“DDSRF-AVTAX”) to receive certain Ad Valorem Taxes for the purposes set out herein; approving the transfer of Ad Valorem Taxes from the original DDSRF into DDSRF-AVTAX for the purposes set out herein, and authorizing expenditures consistent with the purposes thereof; 3) approving the creation of the “Dedicated Drainage & Street Renewal Fund-Metro ET AL.” (“DDSRF-Metro ET AL.”) to receive certain revenues from third party contracts including the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas for the purposes set out herein; approving the transfer of third party receipts from the original DDSRF into DDSRF-Metro ET AL and authorizing expenditures consistent with the purposes thereof; establishing the revenue sources and uses of the funds in DDSRF-Drainage, DDSRF-AVTAX, and DDSRF-Metro ET AL for purposes of Drainage and Streets Projects and Operation and Maintenance of Drainage and Streets Infrastructure


31.  ORDINANCE 1) approving the creation of the “Dedicated Drainage and Street Renewal Capital Fund-Ad Valorem Tax” (“DDSRF Capital Fund-AVTAX”); deappropriating up to $78,000,000.00 from the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF Fund for transfer into the DDSRF Capital Fund-AVTAX; deappropriating up to $10,500,000.00 from the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF Fund-A for transfer into the DDSRF Capital Fund-AVTAX; appropriating and authorizing up to $88,500,000.00 from DDSRF Capital Fund-AVTAX for expenditures of Capital Drainage and Street Projects to be paid by revenues from AD Valorem Taxes;  2) approving the “Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF Fund”, as established in Ordinance No. 2011-0254, to be renamed “Dedicated Drainage and Street Renewal Capital Fund-Drainage Charge” (“DDSRF Capital Fund-Drainage Charge”); 3) approving the creation of the “Metro Projects Non-DDSRF Capital Fund” to receive certain revenues from the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas; deappropriating any and all funds from the Metro Construction-Other Fund for transfer into the Metro Projects Non-DDSRF Capital Fund; appropriating and authorizing all funds from the Metro Projects Non-DDSRF Capital Fund for expenditures relating to the design and construction of Non-DDSRF Capital Projects


32.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing an Interlocal Agreement establishing the Asset Exchange Program between City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT (collectively, the “Parties”)


43.  ORDINANCE appropriating $30,413,495.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to BRH-GARVER CONSTRUCTION, L.P. for Fountain View Regional Lift Station Construction and abandonment of Westheimer No.1 Lift Station; 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, CIP Cost Recovery, construction management, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund


44.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,475,000.00 out of Metro Construction - Other Fund, awarding contract to GRAVA LLC for 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 testing services, CIP Cost Recovery and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Construction - Other Fund


27.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Vendor Agreement between City of Houston and MED SCRIPTS GROUP CORPORATION for Prescription Services provided to older adults through Harris County Area Agency on Aging of the Houston Health Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $162,500.00 - Grant Fund

Non Consent - Matters to be Presented by Council Members »

NON CONSENT - MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS

NON CONSENT AGENDA - NUMBERING


NON CONSENT AGENDA - NUMBER 49


49.  SET A PUBLIC HEARING DATE to provide a Resolution of No Objection to the 4% Housing Tax Credit application of HOUSTON LEASED HOUSING ASSOCIATES OWNER VIII, LLC - DISTRICT D - EVANS-SHABAZZ HEARING DATE - WEDNESDAY - 9:00 A.M. - APRIL 8, 2020


MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS - Council Member Evans-Shabazz first
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