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Council Member Knox


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CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 32


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 1 through 3


MISCELLANEOUS


3.  **PULLED – This item will not be considered on 5/1/19 REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER FIVE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (MEMORIAL HEIGHTS ZONE): Position One     -  ROBERT M. STEIN, reappointment, for a term to expire December 31, 2020  Position Two     -  ANN LENTS, reappointment, for a term to expire December 31, 2019 and to serve as Chair  Position Three  -  BRYAN M. BROWN, reappointment, for a term to expire December 31, 2020  Position Five     -  ALEJANDRO COLOM, reappointment, for a term to expire December 31, 2020  Position Six      -  CHRISTOPHER DAVID MANRIQUEZ, HISD representative reappointment, for a term to expire December 31, 2019  Position Seven -  MARVIN PIERRE, appointment for a term to expire December 31, 2020


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ACCEPT WORK


4.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $15,602,227.68 and acceptance of work on contract with SPAWGLASS CIVIL CONSTRUCTION, INC for Minnetex Place and Almeda Genoa Place Drainage and Paving Improvements - 5% over the original contract amount - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


5.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $3,969,428.09 and acceptance of work on contract with SER CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS, LLC, for Roosevelt, Edel Plaza and Little York Acres Drainage and Paving Improvements - 0.65% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


6.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $12,627,252.76 and acceptance of work on contract with BRH-GARVER CONSTRUCTION, L.P. for Gillette Trunkline (Genesee Segment) Drainage and Paving Improvements - 2.57% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT C - COHEN


7.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $3,681,386.65 and acceptance of work on contract with REPIPE CONSTRUCTION, LLC for Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation by Cured-In-Place Pipe Method - 2.16% over the original contract amount and under the 5% contingency amount - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; F - LE; G - TRAVIS; H - CISNEROS and K - CASTEX-TATUM


PROPERTY - NUMBERING


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PROPERTY


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 9 through 11


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


11.  NEWMAN REGENCY GROUP, INC for Various Pumps and Motors for Houston Public Works - $389,872.00 - Enterprise Fund


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 12 through 32


ORDINANCES


12.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of a 523 square foot portion of Bingham Street, located between Beachton Street and Holly Street, partially in Lot 1, Block 1 of the Holly Homes Subdivision, adjacent to Block 241 of the W.R. Baker Addition north side Buffalo Bayou, an unrecorded subdivision, and situated in the John Austin League, Abstract No 1, Houston, Harris County, Texas; abandoning such street portion to Cody and Shanah Schlueter, the abutting owners, in consideration of their payment to the City of $20,920.00, and other good and valuable consideration - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


17.  ORDINANCE petitioning the SAN JACINTO COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT to authorize the annexation to the college district for junior college purposes certain territory consisting of approximately 153.6 acres owned by the City of Houston at Ellington Airport in Harris County; authorizing the City of Houston to enter into a written agreement with the San Jacinto Community College District for annexation - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


19.  ORDINANCE appropriating $304,887.00 out of Miscellaneous Capital Projects/Acquisitions Series E Fund; approving and authorizing Professional Architectural Services Contract between the City of Houston and REY de la REZA ARCHITECTS, INC for the City Hall Basement Restoration Project; providing a maximum contract amount; declaring the City’s intent to seek reimbursement from the  Federal  Emergency Management Agency and other eligible sources for such expenditures - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


20.  ORDINANCE approving the acquisition by the City of Houston, Texas, purchaser (the “City”), of the former Emmett J. Scott School site located at 3300 Russell Street, Houston, Texas, from HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, SELLER (“HISD”), for $436,500.00 and, in lieu of a cash payment, a credit to the balance in the credit account established pursuant to an interlocal agreement between the City and HISD; approving and authorizing a purchase and sale agreement between HISD and the City


21.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the submission of an electronic application and acceptance for grant assistance to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the FY2018 Fire Prevention and Safety Grant Program; declaring the City’s eligibility for such grants; authorizing the Chief of the Houston Fire Department to act as the City’s Representative in the application process, to accept and expend the grant funds, if awarded, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the program - $138,911.00 - General and Grant Funds


22.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the acceptance of the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division Juvenile Justice Local Grant Program Funds; declaring the City’s eligibility for such grant; authorizing the Director of the City of Houston Department of Neighborhoods to act as the City’s representative to accept such grant funds, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the program - $11,229.00 - Grant Fund


23.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing grant application to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission for Title V Maternal and Child Health Fee-for-Service Dental Program; declaring the City’s eligibility for such grant; authorizing the Director of the Houston Health Department to act as the City’s representative in the application process, to accept and expend the grant funds, as awarded, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the grant - $416,300.00 - Grant Fund


24.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the application for and acceptance of the Office of the Governor Criminal Justice Division FY 2020  Criminal Gang Identification and Part 1 Crime Apprehension Grant; declaring the City’s eligibility for such grant; authorizing the Police Chief of the City of Houston Police Department to act as the City’s representative to accept such grant funds, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the program - $125,000.00 - Grant Fund 


26.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the application for and acceptance of the Office of the Governor Criminal Justice Division FY 2020 Blood Evidence Grant; declaring the City’s eligibility for such grant; authorizing the Police Chief of the City of Houston Police Department to act as the City’s representative to accept such grant funds, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the program - $75,000.00 - Grant Fund


27.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the application for and acceptance of the Office of the Governor Criminal Justice Division  FY 2020 Violent Serial Crime Equipment Grant; declaring the City’s eligibility for such grant; authorizing the Police Chief of the City of Houston Police Department to act as the City’s representative to accept such grant funds, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the program - $125,000.00 - Grant Fund


31.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,335,719.99 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF as an additional appropriation; approving and authorizing first amendment to Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and WALTER P. MOORE AND ASSOCIATES, INC for Westheimer/Elgin, Montrose to Main Paving and Drainage Project (Approved by Ordinance No. 2017-0598); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by Metro Projects Construction DDSRF - DISTRICT C - COHEN


32.  ORDINANCE appropriating $2,568,358.83 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF; awarding contract to ISI CONTRACTING, INC for Roadway Pavement Replacement Project for Miles Street from Market Street to Industrial 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 engineering, testing, CIP Cost Recovery, design services during construction, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Projects Construction DDSRF - DISTRICT E - MARTIN

Consideration of Matters Removed from Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

1.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment of the following individuals to the AUTOMOTIVE BOARD, for the remainder of a four-year term: Position Two   -      JAMES H. DAVIS Position Seven   -   SILVIA MARIA VALLE MINTZ


2.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE HOUSTON AMATEUR SPORTS PARK LGC, INC:  Position One - DAVID R. SHEIL, appointment, for a term to expire January 1, 2020  Position Four - NATHAN KOUAMOU, appointment, for a term to expire January 1, 2022  Position Five - LES HAULBROOK, reappointment, for a term to expire January 1, 2022, and to serve as Chair  Position Six - MAXIMILIANO CÁRDENAS III, reappointment, for a term to expire January 1, 2021  Position Seven - LAURA VELASQUEZ, appointment, for a term to expire January 1, 2021


8.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works declining the acceptance of, rejecting, and refusing the dedication of Plainfield Road (aka Street), from Summerbell Lane to White Chapel Lane, located within the Country Club Villas Addition, out of Section 7 of the H.T.B.B. RY. CO. Survey, A-398. Parcel SY19-001 - DISTRICT J - LASTER


9.  LEADING CONSCIOUSLY, LLC for Leadership Development Program Courses for the Houston Health Department - $149,970.00 - Essential Public Health Services Fund


10.  MUELLER WATER PRODUCTS, INC dba MUELLER COMPANY for the Hydro-Guard® S.M.A.R.T. Flushing Systems and Associated Equipment for Houston Public  Works - $69,059.70 - Enterprise Fund


13.  ORDINANCE relating to retail electric rates of Centerpoint Energy Houston Electric, LLC within the City of Houston, Texas; suspending for ninety days the effective date of new rates; maintaining current rates in effect


14.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and COALITION for the HOMELESS of HOUSTON/HARRIS COUNTY to provide Housing Opportunity for Persons with AIDS Funds and Emergency Solutions Grant Funds for the Operation and Maintenance of a Homeless Management Information System - $143,846.85 - Grant Fund


15.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance 2018-612 to provide additional funds to pay costs as identified in the Master Contractor Agreements and Tri-Party Agreements for the New Home Development Program


16.  ORDINANCE appropriating $800,000.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for the purchase of Vehicles and Equipment for Various City Departments


18.  ORDINANCE appropriating $18,900,000.00 out of Airports Improvement Fund as additional appropriation and approving and authorizing Amendment No. 2 to two contracts between the City of Houston and HOUSTON AVIATION ALLIANCE, a joint venture, and between the City of Houston and PARSONS & HJ RUSSELL IAH TEAM, a joint venture, for Professional Program Management Support Services for the Houston Airport System (as approved by Ordinance No. 2015-314 and amended by Ordinance No. 2016-801); Project No. 801


25.   ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the application for and acceptance of the Office of the Governor Criminal Justice Division FY 2020 Southeast Parole Initiative Grant; declaring the City’s eligibility for such grant; authorizing the Police Chief of the City of Houston Police Department to act as the City’s representative to accept such grant funds, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the program - $82,607.62 - Grant Fund


28.  ORDINANCE appropriating $731,000 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for the purchase of Body Armor Vests, Accessories and Supplies for the Houston Police Department


29.  ORDINANCE awarding the contract to LOPEZ NEGRETE COMMUNICATIONS, INC for the Census “2020” Engagement Initiative for the Planning and Development Department - $650,000.00 - General Fund


30.  ORDINANCE appropriating $702,443.47 out of Metro Construction - Other as an additional appropriation to the Advance Funding Agreement between the City of Houston and THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (TXDOT) for Keegans Bayou between South Gessner and South Kirkwood (approved by Ordinance No. 2002-0809, as amended); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Construction – Other - DISTRICTS F - LE; J - LASTER and K - CASTEX-TATUM

Non-Consent Agenda »

NON-CONSENT AGENDA

NON CONSENT AGENDA - NUMBERING


NON CONSENT AGENDA - NUMBER 33


NON-CONSENT - MISCELLANEOUS


33.  SET A PUBLIC HEARING DATE to provide a Resolution of No Objection to the 4% Housing Tax Credit application of AMTEX MULTI-HOUSING, LLC, 1475 Gears Road - DISTRICT B - DAVIS HEARING DATE - 9:00 A.M. - WEDNESDAY - MAY 8, 2019

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERING


MATTERS HELD - NUMBER 34


MATTERS HELD


34.  ORDINANCE authorizing transfer of $15,310,997.73 from NETL Expansion-SWIFT Fund to the HPW-NETL Construction Fund and appropriating said sum out of HPW-NETL Construction Fund, appropriating $20,571,349.88 out of Water Authorities Capital Contribution-NETL Fund, appropriating $1,121,952.39 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to MAIN LANE INDUSTRIES, LTD. for 108-inch water line along City easements from John Ralston Road to Bellows Falls Lane; 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 and Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS CASTEX-TATUM and EDWARDS  This was item 29 on Agenda of April 24, 2019

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 Stardig first
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