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INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Council Member Christie


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Mayor's Report

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Matters Held (Part 1 of 2) »

MATTERS HELD

33.  ORDINANCE providing for the continuation of appropriations for the support of the City Government pursuant to the requirements of Article VIA, Section 1 of the City Charter; authorizing certain transfers; making other provisions related to the subject; containing a repealer and a severability clause TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER KUBOSH This was Item 38 on Agenda of May 23, 2018


34.  ORDINANCE related to the Fiscal Affairs of the City; approving the Annual Budgets of the City of Houston, Texas, for Fiscal Year 2019, including provisions for future adjustment to certain fund  balances; making various amendments to the proposed budgets; authorizing certain transfers; re-designating a cash reserve in the fund balance; establishing a cost for copies of the budget; making other provisions related to the subject; making certain findings related thereto; providing a repealing clause; providing for severability TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER KUBOSH This was Item 39 on Agenda of May 23, 2018


35.  ORDINANCE ratifying the adoption of the Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Budgets raising more revenue from Ad Valorem (Property) Taxes due to increased property valuations and the addition of property to the tax roll than in Fiscal Year 2018; setting an effective date This item should only be considered after passage of Item 34 above TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER KUBOSH This was Item 40 on Agenda of May 23, 2018

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 27


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 1 through 5


ACCEPT WORK


2.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $3,185,936.71 and acceptance of work on contract with MCKINNEY CONSTRUCTION, INC for Water Line Replacement in Dodson Area - 4.92% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and H - CISNEROS


4.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $1,977,726.85 and acceptance of work on contract with SER CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS, LLC for 30-Inch Water Line from Southwest Pump Station to Mid Lane - 0.95% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS


5.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $4,991,455.71 and acceptance of work on contract with INDUSTRIAL TX CORPORATION for Renovation of the 4200 Leeland Annex and Improvements at the North East Water Purification Plant Administration Building - 1.99% over the original contract amount - DISTRICTS E- MARTIN and I - GALLEGOS


PROPERTY - NUMBERING


PROPERTY - NUMBERS 6 and 7


PROPERTY


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBER 8


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 9 though 27


ORDINANCES


14.  ORDINANCE appropriating $690,000.00 out of FY2018 Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund as an appropriation for purchases made that will support the policies, procedures and practices initiated by Executive Order 1-48 and will reduce the risk of access to City of Houston systems, data and information


15.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Sole Source Contract between the City of Houston and CENTER FOR INTERNET SECURITY, INC for Cyber Security Monitoring Services for Houston Information Technology Services Department; providing a maximum contract amount - $137,760.00 - Central Service Revolving Fund


20.  MUNICIPAL Setting Designation Ordinance prohibiting the use of designated groundwater beneath a tract of land containing 0.8244 acre commonly known as 5829 and 5819 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County, Texas; supporting issuance of a Municipal Setting Designation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality at the request of Felix Center on Kirby, Ltd. and Kirby Center Partners, LLC - DISTRICT C - COHEN


22.  ORDINANCE appropriating $4,210,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF, awarding contract to J. SIMMONS GROUP, INC for FY18 Local Drainage Project Work Order Construction (Contract 1); setting a deadline for 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 Recovery and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF


23.  ORDINANCE appropriating $3,071,064.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to T CONSTRUCTION,  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 and testing, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund (WW4235-97)


24.  ORDINANCE appropriating $3,053,096.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to T CONSTRUCTION, 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 and testing, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund (WW4235-98)


25.  ORDINANCE appropriating $4,479,425.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to TEXAS PRIDE UTILITIES, 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 and testing, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund (WW4235-99)


26.  ORDINANCE appropriating $2,734,578.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to T CONSTRUCTION, 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 and testing, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund (WW4235-105)


27.  ORDINANCE No. 2018-0419, passed first reading May 23, 2018 ORDINANCE granting to ECO BRIGHT 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 - SECOND READING

Consideration of Matters Removed From Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

3.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $12,722,499.52 and acceptance of work on contract with HARPER BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION, LLC for 60-Inch Water Line along Monroe and Rockhill from Airport to Glen Valley - 0.05% over the original contract amount - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


6.  ORDINANCE appropriating $5,000,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund to deposit an award of the Special Commissioners for the acquisition of land, being Parcel CY16-006, for the Fountainview Required Lift Station Construction and abandonment of the Westheimer No. 1 Lift Station Project


7.  RECOMMENDATION from City Attorney to deposit the amount of the Award of Special Commissioners into the Registry of the Court, pay all Costs of Court in connection with eminent domain proceedings styled City of Houston v. The Iglesia Family Trust, Cause No. 2017-46364, for acquisition of Parcel CY16-006; for the FOUNTAINVIEW REGIONAL LIFT STATION CONSTRUCTION and WESTHEIMER NO. 1 LIFT STATION ABANDONMENT PROJECT -  DISTRICTS G - TRAVIS and J - LASTER This item should only be considered after passage of Item 6 above


8.  METRO FIRE APPARATUS SPECIALISTS, INC - $1,903,729.00; DACO FIRE EQUIPMENT, INC - $1,102,057.00; KNAPP CHEVROLET, INC - $146,400.00 and CHASTANG ENTERPRISES INC d/b/a CHASTANG FORD - $800,000.00 for purchase of one Aerial Ladder Truck, one Quint Truck, one Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Truck, one Cab & Chassis Mounted with Urban Command Body and ten Response Command Vehicles through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Houston-Galveston Area Council for Various Departments  $3,952,186.00 - Enterprise and Other Funds


9.  ORDINANCE appropriating and allocating $3,394,207.00 out of the Homeless and Housing Consolidated Bond Fund and $605,793.00 from the TIRZ Affordable Housing Fund; approving and authorizing a Performance Based Loan Agreement between the City of Houston and THE MEN’S CENTER, INCORPORATED (doing business as RECENTER) to provide the appropriated funds to assist with the construction of a 62 unit supportive housing facility, to be located in the vicinity of 3809 Main Street in Houston, Texas, that will provide affordable housing to low and moderate income persons - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


10.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to Loan Agreement between the City of Houston and REGENCY WALK, LLC, which provided a loan of Federal CDBG-Rita Disaster Recovery Funds for Repair and Rehabilitation of an apartment property located in the vicinity of 10301 and 10400 Sandpiper, Houston, Texas, related to the transfer of ownership to SANDPIPER APARTMENTS OWNER, LLC, and VISTA ARBOR APARTMENTS OWNER, LLC - DISTRICT K - CASTEX-TATUM


11.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing an amended and restated sublease between SHELL OIL COMPANY (Sublessor) and the City of Houston (Sublessee) for the sublease of office space for certain City of Houston employees at One Shell Plaza, 910 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas - $70,073.80 - General Fund - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


12.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing submission of an application for grant assistance to the NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION for a mobile Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) Unit and associated costs for STEM Programs for youth from 4th through 12th grades Grant; declaring the City's eligibility for such grant; authorizing the Director of the Houston Public Library Department to act as the City's representative in the application process, to accept such grant funds, if awarded, and to apply for an accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the program - $750,000.00 - Grant Fund


13.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and the SEGAL COMPANY (WESTERN STATES), INC, known as SEGAL WATERS CONSULTING for Consulting Services for a Total Compensation Survey; providing a maximum contract amount - $165,000.00 - General Fund


16.  ORDINANCE appropriating $269,849.00 out of Contributed Capital Project Fund; approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) Go-Direct vendor CATAPULT SYSTEMS, LLC (DIR-TSO-3843) for Software Upgrade and Migration Services for the Houston Information Technology Services Department; providing a maximum contract amount


17.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2015-0152 (Passed by Council on February 18, 2015) to increase the maximum contract amount for contract between the City of Houston and HP, INC for Computer Products, related services and for the PC Replacement Project for the Houston Information Technology Services Department - $4,122,329.93 - Equipment Acquisition Consolidated and Central Service Revolving Funds


18.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and IMAGESOFT, INC for Onbase Software Products and services for Various Departments; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $4,235,338.63 -  Enterprise, Central Service Revolving and TIRZ Affordable Housing Funds


21.  ORDINANCE appropriating $360,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund and approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and PLUS SIX ENGINEERING, LLC for Engineering and Construction Technical Support for Capital Projects; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund

Matters Held (Part 2 of 2) »

MATTERS HELD

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERS 28 through 35


28.  MOTION by Council Member Cohen/Seconded by Council Member Davis to adopt recommendation from Chief Procurement Officer to award to CHASTANG ENTERPRISES, INC dba CHASTANG FORD - $52,376.00, SILSBEE FORD, INC - $3,713,464.83, DONALDSON-UMPHREY AUTOMOBILE GROUP, INC d/b/a SILSBEE TOYOTA - $342,643.08 and CALDWELL AUTOMOTIVE PARTNERS LLC, dba CALDWELL COUNTRY CHEVROLET - $6,656,279.06 for Automobiles, Utility Vehicles, Vans and Light Duty Trucks through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Texas Local Purchasing Cooperative (BuyBoard) and the Houston-Galveston Area Council for Various Departments - $10,764,762.97 - Equipment Acquisition Consolidated and Other Funds TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER CHRISTIE This was Item 12 on Agenda of May 23, 2018


29.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City and THE DEAN G. PAPPAS LAW FIRM PLLC for Legal Services relating to the City’s Workers’ Compensation Benefits Program; providing a maximum contract - $1,650,000.00 - 3 Years with two one-year options -  Workers Compensation Admin Fund TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER TRAVIS This was Item 19 on Agenda of May 23, 2018


30.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and MULTIFORCE SYSTEMS CORPORATION for Hardware and Software Maintenance and Support Services for the Automated Fuel Management System for the Fleet Management Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $893,953.73 - Fleet Management Fund TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER CHRISTIE This was Item 25 on Agenda of May 23, 2018


31.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing an Interlocal Agreement for Post Oak Boulevard Bus Rapid Transit/Dedicated Bus Lane and Uptown Transit Center Project between UPTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, HARRIS COUNTY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1, THE CITY OF HOUSTON and the METROPOLITAN TRANSIT AUTHORITY OF HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER TRAVIS This was Item 27 on Agenda of May 23, 2018


32.  ORDINANCE approving third amendment to Lease Agreement between PHUONG M. NGUYEN and the City of Houston, Texas related to the leased premises located at 8536 Hammerly Street, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT A - STARDIG TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER STARDIG This was Item 28 on Agenda of May 23, 2018

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 Edwards first
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