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Prayer, Pledge & Roll Call »

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


Council Member Plummer


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

Public Speakers »

PUBLIC SPEAKERS

SP04-28-20


RECESS

Reading of the Consent Agenda

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Admin Report »

ADMIN REPORT

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 and a Quarterly Investment Report by the City Controller

Hearings »

HEARINGS

1.  9:00 A.M. - PUBLIC HEARING regarding the renewal of the Tax Abatement Ordinance

Mayor's Report

MAYOR'S REPORT

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 2 through 39


MISCELLANEOUS


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 2 through 10


2.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF PUBLIC TRUSTS: Position Two - RUSSELL WADE GRECO, reappointment for a term to expire 3/22/2022; Position Four - LENORA SOROLA-POHLMAN, reappointment for a term to expire 3/22/2022; Position Five - JONATHAN HOWARD, appointment for an expired term to expire 3/22/2021; Position Six - CELIA MEDINA GARCIA, reappointment for a term to expire 3/22/2022; Position Eight - BILL C. LITTLEJOHN, reappointment for a term to expire 3/22/2022


3.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the MILLER THEATRE ADVISORY BOARD:  Position Two - JAMES T. CAMPBELL, reappointment for a term to expire 4/24/2023; Position Three - ROBIN KLAES, reappointment for a term to expire 4/24/2023; Position Seven - DAVID T. ANDERSON, III, appointment for an unexpired term ending 4/24/2021; Position Fourteen - THOMAS B. DEBESSE, reappointment for a term to expire 4/24/2023; Position Fifteen - HAL L. ROACH, JR., reappointment for a term to expire 4/24/2023; Position Seventeen - CASANDRA BOLDUC PEREZ, appointment for a term to expire 4/24/2023; Position Nineteen - MIRIAM MITCHELL MEYERS, reappointment for a term to expire 4/24/2023; Position Twenty-One - VICTOR C. KENDALL, reappointment for a term to expire 4/24/2023


4.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWO (also known as the MIDTOWN ZONE) BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Position Two  -  DONALD R. BOND, appointment for a term to expire 12/31/2021; Position Three - GAYLE R. FORTSON, reappointment for a term to expire 12/31/2020; Position Four - MICHAEL T. MURPHY, appointment for a term to expire 12/31/2020; Position Five - HAROLD A. “AL” ODOM III, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2020, and to serve as Chair for a term to expire 12/31/2020 Position Six - ABE S. GOREN, reappointment for a term to expire 12/31/2021; Position Seven - CATON M. FENZ, reappointment for a term to expire 12/31/2021


5.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE MIDTOWN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY: Position Two - DONALD R. BOND, appointment for a term to expire12/31/2021; Position Three - GAYLE R. FORTSON, reappointment for a term to expire 12/31/2020; Position Four - MICHAEL T. MURPHY, appointment for a term to expire 12/31/2020; Position Five - HAROLD A. “AL” ODOM III, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2020 and to serve as Chair, for a term to expire 12/31/2020, Position Six - ABE S. GOREN, reappointment for a term to expire 12/31/2021; Position Seven - CATON M. FENZ, reappointment for a term to expire 12/31/2021; Position Nine - ZOE MIDDLETON, reappointment for a term to expire 12/31/2022


6.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER EIGHTEEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS, FIFTH WARD ZONE: Position One - ALYSON M. QUINTANA, appointment for a term to expire 7/20/2021; Position Two - HARVEY CLEMONS, JR., reappointment for a term to expire 7/20/2022, and to serve as Chair for a term ending 12/31/2020; Position Three - KATHY FLANAGAN PAYTON, reappointment for a term to expire 7/20/2021; Position Four - ELEANOR D. JONES, reappointment for a term to expire 7/20/2022; Position Five - STEPHEN J. “JAMIE” BRYANT, reappointment for a term to expire 7/20/2021; Position Six - EDWINA B. LOCHE BARRETT, reappointment for a term to expire 7/20/2022; Position Seven - ALLISON HAY, reappointment for a term to expire 7/20/2021


7.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF FIFTH WARD ZONE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY: Position One - ALYSON M. QUINTANA, appointment for a term to expire 7/20/2021; Position Two - HARVEY CLEMONS, JR., reappointment for a term to expire 7/20/2022, and to serve as Chair for a term ending 12/31/2020; Position Three - KATHY FLANAGAN PAYTON, reappointment for a term to expire 7/20/2021; Position Four - ELEANOR D. JONES, reappointment for a term to expire 7/20/2022; Position Five - STEPHEN J. “JAMIE” BRYANT, reappointment for a term to expire 7/20/2021; Position Six - EDWINA B. LOCHE BARRETT, reappointment for a term to expire 7/20/2022; Position Seven - ALLISON HAY, reappointment for a term to expire 7/20/2021


8.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-SEVEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (MONTROSE ZONE): Position One      -  LISA W. HUNT, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2021 Position Three   -   JOE DOUGLAS WEBB, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2021 Position Five      -   PAUL HINTON DICKERSON, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2021 Position Seven   -  RAYMOND L. VALDEZ, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2021


9.  ORDINANCE appropriating $807,652.05 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund as an additional appropriation to an agreement between City of Houston and PLW WATERWORKS, LLC f/k/a PEPPER-LAWSON CONSTRUCTION, LP for Change Order #7 for the East Water Purification Plant Rehabilitation of Flocculators, Clarifiers, and Thickeners (approved by Ordinance No. 2011-0528); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


10.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of Change Order No. 7 for East Water Purification Plant Rehabilitation of Flocculators, Clarifiers, and Thickeners awarded to PLW WATERWORKS, LLC f/k/a PEPPER-LAWSON CONSTRUCTION, LP - DISTRICT E - MARTIN This Item should only be considered after passage of Item 9 above


ACCEPT WORK


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 11 through 13


11.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $3,166,158.06 and acceptance of work on contract with SCOHIL CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, LLC for Water Line Replacement in Woodway Area - 8.52% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS


12.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $2,341,988.65 and acceptance of work on contract with MCKINNEY CONSTRUCTION, INC for Water Line Replacement in Tanglewilde Area - 1.14% over the original contract amount - DISTRICTS F - THOMAS and J - POLLARD


13.  RECCOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $3,006,521.03 and acceptance of work on the design/build contract with TIMES CONSTRUCTION, INC, for the John Peavy Senior Center Renovation - 10.22% over the original contract amount and under the approved 15% contingency - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 14 and 15


15.  CALDWELL AUTOMOTIVE PARTNERS, LLC dba CALDWELL COUNTRY CHEVROLET, LLC. for the purchase of Utility Vehicles through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with BuyBoard for Public Safety and Homeland Security on behalf of Houston Fire Department - $120,340.00 - Grant Fund


ORDINANCES


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 16 through 39


18.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to contract between City of Houston and THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF MEXICAN-AMERICANS to extend the term of the contract and provide additional Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS ("HOPWA") Funds for the continuing administration of a HOPWA Supportive Services Program - 1 Year - $260,192.69 - Grant Fund


19.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to contract between City of Houston and ACCESS CARE OF COASTAL TEXAS, INC, extending the term of the contract and providing additional Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS ("HOPWA") Funds for the continuing administration and operation of a program that provides Tenant-Based Rental Assistance, Short-Term Rent, Mortgage, and Utilities Assistance, Permanent Housing Placement Services, and other Supportive Services for persons living with HIV/AIDS - 1 Year - $629,500.00 - Grant Fund


21.  ORDINANCE making a general appropriation of certain revenues of the City in support of Annual Budgets for Fiscal Year 2020; authorizing certain transfers; amending Ordinance No. 2010-0476, as amended, to rename the Parking Management Special Revenue Fund to ParkHouston Special Revenue Fund; amending Various Sections of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas related to parking


25.  ORDINANCE appropriating $50,000.00 from FY2020 Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund to purchase Network Security Tools for Houston Information Technology Services


28.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2017-0268 to increase the maximum contract amount; approving and authorizing first amendment to contract between City and THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY APPLIED PHYSICS LABORATORY LLC for Houston Essence Opioid Data Analysis - $60,000.00 - Grant Fund


31.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to agreement between City of Houston and ELIOR, INC d.b.a. TRIO COMMUNITY MEALS (formerly known as Valley Services, Inc) for Congregate Meals Preparation Services


32.  ORDINANCE appropriating $821,490.00 out of Miscellaneous Capital Projects/Acquisitions CP Series E, awarding contract to TIMES CONSTRUCTION, INC for Brock Park Bridge Replacement Project; declaring the City's intent to seek reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency; 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 and engineering and materials testing services relating to construction of facilities financed by the Miscellaneous Capital Projects/Acquisitions CP Series E - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


33.  ORDINANCE approving the issuance of Bonds by GULFGATE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY - DISTRICTS D - EVANS-SHABAZZ and I - GALLEGOS


34.  ORDINANCE approving the issuance of Bonds and Notes by MEMORIAL-HEIGHTS REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY - DISTRICTS C - KAMIN; G - TRAVIS and H - CISNEROS


35.  ORDINANCE approving the issuance of Bonds and Notes by SOUTHWEST HOUSTON REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY - DISTRICT F - THOMAS and J - POLLARD


36.  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 Almeda Sims WWTP Large Diameter Influent Sewer Relocation Project for eight parcels of land required for the project and situated in J.W. Moody Survey Abstract No. 548, 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 eights parcels of land required for the project - DISTRICT D - EVANS-SHABAZZ


37.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing an Utility Functions and Services Allocation Agreement between City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 518 for construction of Water, Wastewater and Drainage Utility Facilities to serve the inside City district - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


39.  ORDINANCE granting to HOUSTON WASTE SERVICES 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 - FIRST READING

Consideration of Matters Removed From Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

14.  FRAZER, LTD for the purchase of Three Used Ambulances through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Houston-Galveston Area Council for the Fleet Management Department on behalf of the Houston Fire Department - $121,393.50 - Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund


16.  ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 39-1, 39-49, 39-62, AND 39-63 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, establishing a fee for the Lease and Management of Containers for Garbage and Recyclables for Residential Units; establishing an effective date


17.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing a Subrecipient Agreement between City of Houston and HOUSTON AREA WOMEN'S CENTER to provide $655,180.69 in Hurricane Harvey Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Funds for the administration and operation of a program to provide Crisis Intervention, Hospital Accompaniment Transportation, Shelter, Childcare and Career Counseling to low-to-moderate income survivors of domestic and sexual abuse who were affected by Hurricane Harvey - 1 Year - $655,180.00 - Grant Fund - DISTRICT C - KAMIN


20.  ORDINANCE adopting the City of Houston Hurricane Harvey Small Rental Program Guidelines for Hurricane Harvey Disaster Recovery


22.  

ORDINANCE creating “CARES Act 2020” Fund; establishing the sources and uses of the funds therein to aid in the Economic Relief pertaining to the COVID-19 Pandemic



23.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the Mayor of the City of Houston to accept Grant awards from Various Federal Entities for a Public Health Crisis Response (the “Grant”); declaring the City’s eligibility for such Grants; authorizing the Mayor to expend the Grant Funds, as awarded, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the Grant This Item should only be considered after passage of Item 22 above


24.  ORDINANCE creating "HAS Entitlement - No Match" Fund for the Houston Airport System with a zero beginning net position; establishing the sources and uses of the funds therein


26.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Amendment 1 to the License Agreement between City and CONDUENT HEALTHY COMMUNITIES CORPORATION for Implementation and Maintenance of Additional Services for the Healthy Communities Institute Platform; amending Ordinance No. 2017-0545 to increase the maximum contract amount of the above-mentioned contract - $177,000.00 - Essential Public Health Services Fund


27.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing sole source contract between City of Houston and CENTER FOR INTERNET SECURITY, INC for Cyber Security Monitoring Services for Houston Information Technology Services; providing a maximum contract amount - $380,605.48 - Central Service Revolving Fund


29.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to GENERAL TRUCK BODY for High Water Rescue Vehicle Repair Services for the Fleet Management Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $1,056,085.00 - Fleet Management Fund


30.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between City of Houston and WASTE CORPORATION OF TEXAS, L.P. for Facility Recycling Services for Various Departments; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $4,020,446.00 - General and Other Funds


38.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to an agreement between City of Houston and NEDU ENGINEERING SERVICES, INC for FY17 Local Drainage Project Negotiated Design Work Orders Design Contract #2 (Approved by Ordinance No. 2017-0372)

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERING


MATTERS HELD - NUMBER 40


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 #2020-183, 4/22/2020 This was Item 40 on Agenda of April 22, 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 Martin first
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