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


Council Member Gallegos


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# 412 236 665# 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# 936 072 675#, however no public comment will be allowed.


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT THE MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING

Public Speakers »

PUBLIC SPEAKERS

SP04-06-2021


RECESS

Mayor's Report

MAYOR'S REPORT

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 34


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 1 through 4


MISCELLANEOUS


PROPERTY - NUMBERING


PROPERTY - NUMBERS 5 and 6


PROPERTY


5.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works, reviewed and approved by the Joint Referral Committee, on request from Jim Vo, Real Estate Asset Manager of the Port of Houston Authority, on behalf of its tenant, Dixie Cullen Interests, (Angela Johnson, Executive Administrator), at 9100 Mississippi Street, Houston, Texas, 77029, the dedication of a 5 foot-wide strip of Turning Basin Drive, located within the Mississippi Park Subdivision and/or Turning Basin Industrial District, Section 6, out of the John Brown Survey, A-8, Parcel SY20-023D - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


6.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works, reviewed and approved by the Joint Referral Committee, on request from Chris Ripknowski, Windrose Land Services, 11111 Richmond Avenue, Suite 150, Houston, Texas, 77082, on behalf of Schmeltz Ltd. (Timothy Loonam, Owner) requested the non-acceptance of Carter Street, from the western boundary line of Lot 279 east to the eastern boundary line of Lot 280, of the Minnetex Place Addition, out of the R.A. Boatright Survey, Abstract 1073 and J.C. Megginson, Abstract 563, Parcel SY21-037 - DISTRICT D - EVANS-SHABAZZ


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 7 through 14


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


7.  STRYKER SALES, LLC for purchase of 18 Power-PRO XT Ambulance Cots for Houston Fire Department - $305,765.36 - Grant Fund


8.  STATANALYTICS IDD, LLC for Emergency Purchase to conduct the Public Health Safety Survey of SARS-CoV-2 for the Houston Health Department - $60,000.00 - Grant Fund


10.  DANA SAFETY SUPPLY, INC - $17,086,192.25 and CAP FLEET UPFITTERS LLC - $5,694,370.75 for Emergency and Safety Vehicle Equipment Parts and Repair Services for Various Departments – 3 Years with two one-year options - General,  Enterprise and Police Consolidated Construction Funds


11.  CALDWELL COUNTRY CHEVROLET - $300,265.00, CALDWELL COUNTRY FORD - $64,498.00, CHASTANG ENTERPRISES HOUSTON, LLC - $312,107.00, SILSBEE FORD - $926,266.00, SILSBEE TOYOTA - $ 48,769.00, ED MORSE LLC dba FREEDOM CDJR - $2,401,600.00 for Automobiles, Utility Vehicles and Light-Duty Trucks for Various Departments - $4,053,505.00 - General, Enterprise and Other Funds


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERING


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERS 15 and 16


RESOLUTIONS


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 17 through 34


ORDINANCES


18.  **PULLED – this item will not be considered on 4/7/21 ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Subrecipient Agreement between City of Houston and CHILD CARE COUNCIL OF GREATER HOUSTON to provide Emergency Solutions Grant Funds, Homeless Housing and Services Program Funds, and Community Development Block Grant Funds for administration and operation of the City’s Homeless Services Program; establishing a maximum contract amount - $3,336,478.00 - Grant Fund


19.  **PULLED – this item will not be considered on 4/7/21 ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Subrecipient Agreement between City of Houston (City) and CHILD CARE COUNCIL OF GREATER HOUSTON to provide Community Development Block Grant Funds for administering the City’s Child Care Program by providing Child Care Services and Parenting Training to support low- and moderate-income persons; establishing a maximum contract amount - $360,000.00 - Grant Fund


20.  **PULLED – this item will not be considered on 4/7/21 ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Subrecipient Agreement between City of Houston (“City”) and CHILD CARE COUNCIL OF GREATER HOUSTON to provide Community Development Block Grant Funds for administering the City’s Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Program by providing services to deter delinquency for at-risk youth or to prevent further delinquency from youth who are current status offenders; establishing a maximum contract amount - $360,000.00 - Grant Fund


22.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to SWEEPING SERVICES OF TEXAS – OPERATING, L.P. for Street Sweeping Services for Houston Public Works; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $2,287,700.00 - Stormwater Fund


25.   ORDINANCE designating the property municipally known as 1915 Albans Road and also known as the “Eleanor Wakeman House” being located within the City of Houston, Texas, as a protected landmark; containing findings and other provisions related to the foregoing subject; providing for a penalty; and declaring an emergency - DISTRICT C - KAMIN


26.  ORDINANCE designating the property municipally known as 500 Jefferson Street and also known as the “500 Jefferson Building” being located within the City of Houston, Texas, as a landmark; containing findings and other provisions related to the foregoing subject; providing for a penalty; and declaring an emergency - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


27.  ORDINANCE designating the property municipally known as 1510 Ovid Street also known as “1510 Ovid Street House“ being located within the City of Houston, Texas, as a landmark; containing findings and other provisions related to the foregoing subject; providing for a penalty; and declaring an emergency - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


30.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas for general purposes, property that is located at the intersection of Aldine Westfield Road and Richey Road, in Harris County, Texas; extending the corporate limits of the City of Houston, Texas, to embrace and include territory within such boundaries; assigning the annexed area to the adjacent Council District until such time as District boundaries may be changed pursuant to the City of Houston Charter - DISTRICT B - JACKSON


31.  ORDINANCE making certain findings related to the use of approximately 1,405 square feet of land out of Halls Bayou Greenway for a variable width utility corridor in connection with a project to construct a new 24-inch above ground water line; approving and authorizing a waiver and release of right to enforce restrictive covenants among the City of Houston, Houston Parks Board LGC, Inc., Houston Parks Board and Kinder Foundation relating to the variable width utility corridor for the Project - DISTRICT B - JACKSON


32.   ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Interlocal Agreement to contribute $75,000.00 to the Elmside Woodchase Project between City of Houston and WESTCHASE DISTRICT - DISTRICT F - THOMAS


33.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,502,770.50 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between City of Houston and OMEGA ENGINEERS, INC for Work Order Engineering Services for Capacity Remedial Measures Plan – Package #2; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


34.   ORDINANCE appropriating $1,640,664.34 out of Dedicated Drainage and Street Renewal Capital Fund-Ad Valorem Tax and $202,849.00  out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to GRAVA LLC for Neighborhood Street Reconstruction No. 460 (Subproject 2), Ashland Street; 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 Dedicated Drainage and Street Renewal Capital Fund and Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT C - KAMIN 

Consideration of Matters Removed From Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

1.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the SPRING BRANCH MANAGEMENT DISTRICT:  Position One - C. DAVID SCHWAB, JR., reappointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2023  Position Two - THOMAS E. JENNINGS II, reappointment  Position Three - CATHERINE BARCHFELD-ALEXANDER, reappointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2023  Position Four - CASEY MOON KANG, appointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2023  Position Five - VICTOR ALVAREZ, reappointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2023  Position Six - MAURICIO VALDES, reappointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2023  Position Seven - DAN SILVESTRI, reappointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2023  Position Eight - PATRICIA A. MADDOX, reappointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2021  Position Nine - DAVID GUTIERREZ, reappointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2021  Position Ten - JASON J. JOHNSON, reappointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2021  Position Eleven - RINO CASSINELLI, reappointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2021  Position Twelve - STEPHANIE R. BRYSON, appointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2021  Position Thirteen - WILLIAM NATHANIEL (NAT) HESTON, reappointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2021


2.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the reappointment of the following individuals on the BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION:  Panel A:    WARD W. ARENDT, to Position A1, for a term to expire12/31/2022  THOMAS E. BRENTS, to Position A2, for a term to expire12/31/2021  JACKSON CHANG, to Position A3, for a term to expire12/31/2022  JENIFER RENE’ POOL, to Position A4, for a term to expire12/31/2021  MARK ALAN PARTHIE, to Position A5, for a term to expire12/31/2022    Panel B:  WATTS T. MCKEE, JR., to Position B1, for a term to expire12/31/2022  VICTOR L. CARDENAS, JR., to Position B2, for a term to expire12/31/2021  NOLA J. LUSK, to Position B3, for a term to expire12/31/2022  MICHAEL E. CRAMER, to Position B4, for a term to expire12/31/2021  VIRGINIA LEE DUKE, to Position B5, for a term to expire12/31/2022    ALTERNATES:  THEODORE D. SIMS, to Position a1, as an Alternate, for a term to expire 12/31/2022  MARLENA BERGER, to Position a2, as an Alternate, for a term to expire12/31/2021  RAY C. JONES, to Position a3, as an Alternate, for a term to expire12/31/2022  ALPHONSO DELANEY, to Position a4, as an Alternate, for a term to expire12/31/2021  ANTHONY FREDDIE, to Position a5, as an Alternate, for a term to expire 12/31/2022  DOUGLAS E. HAMMEL, to Position a6, as an Alternate, for a term to expire12/31/2021  EILEEN SUBINSKY, to Position a7, as an Alternate, for a term to expire12/31/2022  BESSIE MANSFIELD, to Position a8, as an Alternate, for a term to expire12/31/2021


3.   REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the reappointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-THREE (also known as the “HARRISBURG ZONE”): Position One - JAMES K. CARDONA, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2021  Position Two - ANTHONY J. “TONY” PATRONELLA, II, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2022  Position Three - JERRY MICHAEL ACOSTA, reappointment, for a term to expire12/31/2021  Position Four - GILDA RAMIREZ, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2022, and to serve as Chair for a term ending12/31/2021  Position Five - ESTELLA GONZALEZ, reappointment, for a term to expire12/31/2021  Position Six - RICK A. GARCIA, reappointment, for a term to expire12/31/2022  Position Seven - BOLIVAR M. FRAGA, reappointment, for a term to expire12/31/2021


4.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the reappointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE HARRISBURG REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY: Position One - JAMES K. CARDONA, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2021 Position Two - ANTHONY J. “TONY” PATRONELLA, II, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2022  Position Three - JERRY MICHAEL ACOSTA, reappointment, for a term to expire12/31/2021  Position Four - GILDA RAMIREZ, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2022, and to serve as Chair for a term ending12/31/2021  Position Five - ESTELLA GONZALEZ, reappointment, for a term to expire12/31/2021  Position Six - RICK A. GARCIA, reappointment, for a term to expire12/31/2022  Position Seven - BOLIVAR M. FRAGA, reappointment, for a term to expire12/31/2021


9.  GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SERVICES, INC for approval of payment  for Emergency Purchase for the development of a Cloud-Based Portal to track COVID related information for the Houston Health Department - $146,250.00 - Grant Fund


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


13.  APPROVE spending authority for Emergency Purchase of Various Goods and Services related to the City’s response to the Winter Storm Uri


14.  APPROVE Emergency Purchase for Various Goods and Services related to activities of the Mayor’s Health Equity Response Task Force to the COVID-19 Pandemic


15.  RESOLUTION expressing No Objection to an application for non-competitive 4% Federal Tax Credits for the development of EADO 800 Lofts, an affordable housing community to be located near 800 Middle Street in the City of Houston, Texas - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


16.  RESOLUTION authorizing City of Houston to agree to the terms of the State of Texas and TEXAS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS’ OPIOID ABATEMENT FUND COUNCIL and settlement allocation term sheet in ongoing opioid litigation, which litigation has been brought in Cause No. 2019-43219; City of Houston, Texas vs. Purdue Pharma L.P., et al.; In the 270th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas 


17.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Loan Agreement between City of Houston and HERITAGE SENIOR RESIDENCES, L.P. to provide loan of Hurricane Harvey Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Funds for City of Houston’s Harvey Multifamily Program, to partially finance the new construction of Heritage Senior Residences, a 135-unit affordable Rental Housing Community serving Seniors 55 years of age and older, located at the northeast corner lot of Center Street and Moy Street, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT C - KAMIN


21.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract with INDUSTRIAL DISPOSAL SUPPLY COMPANY, LLC for Parts and Services for TYMCO Sweepers for the Fleet Management Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $1,321,186.52 - Fleet Management Fund


23.  ORDINANCE authorizing and approving a form of agreement for legal services supporting activities undertaken by the Housing and Community Development Department to be executed by the City of Houston, Texas, and each of the following law firms: BAKER DONELSON; BALLARD SPAHR LLP; BARRY BARNES & ASSOCIATES, PLLC; BEST BEST & KRIEGER; and SHANNON, MARTIN, FINKELSTEIN, ALVARADO & DUNNE, P.C.; authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement for legal services with each firm; authorizing the Mayor to add additional firms who meet the City's specified criteria as set forth in this ordinance; providing a maximum contract amount


24.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing a Lease Agreement between HAZARI, LLC., as Landlord, and City of Houston, Texas, as Tenant, for hotel space initially including 32 guest rooms and associated common space located at 9902 Gulf Freeway, Houston, Harris County, Texas, at a monthly rental of $48,225.00, with the option to increase the occupancy in increments of 25% of the number of guest rooms upon 30 days notice, to be used as a COVID-19 quarantine site


28.   ORDINANCE approving and authorizing fourth amendment to an agreement between City of Houston and HOUSTON BIKE SHARE for the operation of the Houston B-Cycle Bike Share Program (Contract No. 74862)


29.  ORDINANCE appropriating $150,000.00 out of Parks Consolidated Construction Fund for Purchase and Installation of B-Cycle Bike Kiosk Stations on City property and City right of way for the Planning Department - DISTRICTS C - KAMIN; H - CISNEROS; I - GALLEGOS and K - CASTEX-TATUM This item should only be considered after passage of Item 28 above

Non Consent - Matters To Be Presented By Council Members »

NON CONSENT - MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS

MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL - Council Member Pollard first
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