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


Council Member Alcorn


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

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CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 39


MISCELLANEOUS


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 1 through 4


1.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment of MARSHA MURRAY as Director of the OFFICE OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY


2.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF REINVESTMENT ZONE NO. 15 TIRZ, EAST DOWNTOWN Position One   -  GORDON J. QUAN, reappointment, for a term to expire 7/6/2021, and to serve as Chair, for a term to expire 12/31/2020 Position Two  -  CHRISTOPHER G. HOLLINS, appointment, for unexpired term to expire 7/6/2020 Position Three - PAULA MENDOZA, appointment, for a term to expire 7/6/2021 Position Five - MAZEN BALTAGI, reappointment, for a term to expire 7/6/2021 Position Seven - FRANCES CASTAÑEDA DYESS, reappointment, for a term to expire 7/6/2021


3.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF EAST DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY: Position One   -  GORDON J. QUAN, reappointment, for a term to expire 7/6/2021, and to serve as Chair, for a term to expire 12/31/2020 Position Two  -  CHRISTOPHER G. HOLLINS, appointment, for unexpired term to expire 7/6/2020 Position Three - PAULA MENDOZA, appointment, for a term to expire 7/6/2021 Position Five - MAZEN BALTAGI, reappointment, for a term to expire 7/6/2021 Position Seven - FRANCES CASTAÑEDA DYESS, reappointment, for a term to expire 7/6/2021


4.   RECOMMENDATION from Chief of Police for Extension Injury on Duty Leave (Salary Continuation) for Sergeant STEVEN BROWN, for the period March 18, 2020 to June 15, 2020


ACCEPT WORK


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 5 through 7


5.  RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $65,638.54 and acceptance of work on contract with DUNHILL DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION, LLC for Construction Services relating to the Northeast Police Station Restoration – Hurricane Harvey - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


6.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $8,918,730.92 and acceptance of work on contract with MAIN LANE INDUSTRIES, LTD. for Clinton Drive Paving and Drainage from Hirsch to Harvey Wilson Drive - 1.87% under the original contract amount and under 5% contingency - DISTRICTS B DAVIS and H - CISNEROS


PROPERTY


PROPERTY - NUMBERING


PROPERTY - NUMBER 8


8.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for purchase of Parcel KY17-031, located at 1720 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., owned by Aldine Independent School District, a Texas Limited Liability Company for the 108-Inch Water Line Project (from Aldine Westfield to Willis Street)


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 9 through 16


10.  ELITE MEDICAL EXPERTS - $100,000.00, LOGICA RATIO, LLC - $100,000.00, Undesignated Police Practices Consultants - $225,000.00, and Undesignated Economical and Statistical Analysis Consultants - $75,000.00 for Reviewing Documents, Preparation of Expert Report, Reviewing and Analyzing Documents, Performing Examinations, Testifying, and any other related service for the Legal Department - Property and Casualty Fund


11.  PROQUEST, LLC for approval spending authority for the purchase of Database Subscriptions and Content Hosting Fees for the Houston Public Library - $64,801.52 - General Fund


12.  SECURITY SAFETY & SUPPLY - $270,716.60, ENVIRONMENTAL SORBENTS, LLC - $557,448.00, ROSEN & ROSEN IND, dba R&R IND. - $196,471.20 for Safety Equipment and Traffic Safety Devices for Various Departments - 3 Years with 2 one-year options - $1,024,635.80 - General, Enterprise and Other Funds


13.  TEXAS CLEAN, LLC for emergency purchase of Masks related to COVID-19 Pandemic for the Houston Fire Department and the Houston Police Department


14.  IONIZED, LLC, for emergency purchase of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) related to COVID-19 Pandemic for the Houston Fire Department and the Houston Police Department


ORDINANCES


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 18 through 39


18.  ORDINANCE appropriating $441,000.00 from Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for Professional Services to support the implementation of Technology and Provide Technical Services for Houston Information Technology Services Department and Various Other Departments


19.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing settlement and release agreement between City of Houston, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and PAULA KEYES (USDC Civil Action Number 4:18-CV-0644) to settle a lawsuit - $67,500.00 - Property and Casualty Fund


20.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Subrecipient Agreement between City of Houston and LOCAL INITIATIVES SUPPORT CORPORATION to provide $1,490,395 in Hurricane Harvey Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Funds for the administration and operation of a Jobs Initiative Program to provide employment and training opportunities to low-to-moderate income persons


23.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to Land Assembly and Development Grant Agreement between City of Houston and the HOUSTON LAND BANK


25.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to Professional Engineering Services Contract between City of Houston and EN ENGINEERING LLC, assignee of RUSSELL CORROSION CONSULTANTS, LLC for Corrosion Control and Prevention for Houston Public Works (approved by Ordinance No. 2015-0334)


27.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing an agreement between City of Houston and WEAVER AND TIDWELL, L.L.P. for Professional Services for the implementation of Government Accounting Standard Boards (GASB) Statement No. 87; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $1,000,000.00 - General Fund


28.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing a perpetual, non-exclusive water line and water meter easement between the City of Houston, Texas, and CLEAR LAKE CITY WATER AUTHORITY, across certain premises at Ellington Airport for the Houston Spaceport Phase 1 Infrastructure Project - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


32.  ORDINANCE appropriating $192,500.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF; and $110,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; approving and authorizing a Professional Services Contract between City of Houston and LANDTECH, INC. for On-Call Professional Surveying Services; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery financed by Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund and Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF; providing a maximum contract amount


33.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to INDUSTRIAL TX CORP. for Wastewater Process Unit Cleaning and Evaluation; 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 contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Operating Fund; providing a maximum contract amount - $7,713,972.00


34.  ORDINANCE appropriating $4,823,400.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to INDUSTRIAL TX CORP. for Lift Station Renewal and Replacement - Ayreshire, Brompton, Bradford, Kirby Drive #2; 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 Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICTS C - KAMIN and K - CASTEX-TATUM


35.  ORDINANCE appropriating $15,518,569.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to BRH-GARVER CONSTRUCTION, L.P. for Wastewater Force Main Renewal and Replacement – Sleepy Hollow and Telephone Road No. 1 Lift Stations; 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 phase engineering services, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICTS C - KAMIN; G - TRAVIS and I - GALLEGOS




36.  ORDINANCE authorizing the transfer of $13,286,006.85 from NETL Expansion-Swift Fund to HPW-NETL Construction Fund and appropriating said sum out of HPW-NETL Construction Fund, appropriating $17,850,639.16 out of Water Authorities Capital Contribution-NETL Fund, appropriating $2,378,053.99 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to MAIN LANE INDUSTRIES, LTD for 108-Inch Water Line along City easements from Vickery Drive to Milner Road; 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 management, construction program management services, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the HPW-NETL Construction Fund, Water Authorities Capital Contribution-NETL Fund, Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


38.  ORDINANCE No. 2020-304, passed second reading April 15, 2020 ORDINANCE granting to ABSOLUTE WASTE SOLUTIONS, 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 - THIRD AND FINAL READING


39.  ORDINANCE No. 2020-305, passed second reading April 15, 2020 ORDINANCE granting to VIKING FENCE CO. LTD, a Texas Limited Partnership  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 approval of final contract amount of $1,934,307.00 and acceptance of work on contract with P^2MG, LLC dba P2MG, LLC FY2015 Local Drainage Project Construction Work Orders #2 - 3.28% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS A - PECK; B - DAVIS; C - KAMIN; D - EVANS-SHABAZZ; E - MARTIN; G - TRAVIS; I - GALLEGOS; J - POLLARD and K - CASTEX- TATUM


9.  METRO FIRE APPARATUS SPECIALIST, INC for the purchase of four Harvey Replacement Fire Fighting Trucks for the Fleet Management Department on behalf of Houston Fire Department - $2,450,744.00 - Miscellaneous Capital Projects/Acquisition CP Ser E Fund


15.  HME, LLC for emergency purchase of Masks related to COVID-19 Pandemic for the Houston Fire Department and the Houston Police Department


16.  SINGLE SOURCE EVENTS for emergency purchase of Rental and Installation of Covered Structures for COVID-19 Testing Sites


RESOLUTIONS


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERING


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBER 17


17.  RESOLUTION adopting the recommendation of City Attorney to assign accounts overlapping with Humble, Clear Creek, Spring Branch, Pasadena, Alief, Galena Park, Klein, and Fort Bend Independent School Districts, and those accounts assigned to multiple school districts (collectively Perdue assigned accounts) to PERDUE, BRANDON, FIELDER, COLLINS & MOTT, LLP and GREENBERG TRAURIG, LLP, functioning as a joint venture and to assign to LINEBARGER GOGGAN BLAIR & SAMPSON, LLP accounts overlapping all other areas of the City except for the Perdue assigned accounts under the City’s respective contract with each law firm for the collection of delinquent Ad Valorem Taxes


21.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing City of Houston to submit the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and the 2020 Annual Action Plan to the UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, including the following 2020 grant applications and budgets: 1) 46th program year Community Development Block Grant in the amount of $24,842,664.00 (which amount includes $153,644.00 in program income); 2) Home Investment Partnerships Grant in the amount of $10,222,365.00 (which amount includes $126,543.00 in program income); 3) Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS Grant in the amount of $10,315,585.00; and 4) Emergency Solutions Grant in the amount of $2,103,240.00; and to accept funds from the aforementioned Grants


22.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to contract between City of Houston and THE MONTROSE CENTER, extending the term of the contract and providing additional Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS Funds for the continuing administration and operation of a Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Program, a Short-Term Rent, Mortgage, and Utilities Assistance Program, Permanent Housing Placement Services, and other Supportive Services for persons living with HIV/AIDS - 1 Year - $1,487,210.00 - Grant Fund


26.   ORDINANCE delegating to the Mayor the limited authority to select, approve and authorize an Electric Supply Agreement with a Retail Electric Provider; providing a maximum contract amount - $640,132,877.00 - Central Service Revolving Fund


29.  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 Lift Station Renewal and Replacement - Bretshire No. 2, Ferguson Way, Bayfield, Hempstead No.1 and Highland Meadow Lift Stations Project for one parcel of land required for the project and situated in J. Erwin Survey, Abstract 258, in Harris County, Texas, by gift, dedication, purchase and 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 of fee simple title interest in or easement to the one parcel of land required for the project - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


31.  ORDINANCE appropriating $865,345.00 out of Parks & Recreation Dedication Fund, $124,800.00 out of Contributed Capital Project Fund; and $60,000.00 out of Reimbursement of Equipment/Projects Fund; awarding construction contract to MILLIS DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION, LLC for Waldemar Park; setting a deadline for the proposer's execution of the contract and delivery of all bonds, insurance and other required contract documents to the City; holding the proposer in default if it fails to meet the deadlines; providing funding for engineering and materials testing services and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by Parks & Recreation Dedication Fund, Contributed Capital Project Fund and Reimbursement of Equipment/Projects Fund - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERING


MATTERS HELD - NUMBERS 40 and 41


40.  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 DELAYED BY MOTION #2020-155, 4/8/2020 This was Item 36 on Agenda of April 8, 2020


41.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 5.8767 acres of land to WHITE OAK BEND MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT, for inclusion in its district TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS PECK and KAMIN This was item 25 on Agenda of April 15, 2020

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 Knox first
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