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Prayer, Pledge, & Roll Call »

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


Council Member Christie


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

Public Speakers »

PUBLIC SPEAKERS

SP060419


RECESS

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

Hearings »

HEARINGS

1.   PUBLIC HEARING on a Resolution of No Objection to the 4% Housing Tax Credit application of ENCLAVE AT LAKE POINTE, LP., 12400 N. Lake Houston Pkwy


2.  PUBLIC HEARING DATE on a Resolution of No Objection to the 4% Housing Tax Credit application of LAKE POINTE VILLAGE PARTNERS, LP, 12400 N. Lake Houston Pkwy

Miscellaneous »

MISCELLANEOUS

3.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals on the BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION: Panel A: WARD W. ARENDT, reappointment to Position A1, for a term to expire December 31, 2020; JACKSON CHANG, reappointment to Position A3, for a term to expire December 31, 2020; MARK ALAN PARTHIE, reappointment to Position A5, for a term to expire December 31, 2020;   Panel B: WATTS T. MCKEE JR., reappointment to Position B1, for a term to expire December 31, 2020; NOLA J. LUSK, reappointment to Position B3, for a term to expire December 31, 2020; VIRGINIA LEE DUKE, reappointment to Position B5, for a term to expire December 31, 2020;   Alternates: THEODORE D. SIMS, reappointment to Position A1, as an Alternate, for a term to expire December 31, 2020; MARLENA BERGER, appointment to Position A2, as an Alternate, for an unexpired term ending December 31, 2019; RAY C. JONES, reappointment to Position A3, as an Alternate, for a term to expire December 31, 2020; ANTHONY FREDDIE, reappointment to Position A5, as an Alternate, for a term to expire December 31, 2020; EILEEN SUBINSKY, reappointment to Position A7, as an Alternate, for a term to expire December 31, 2020.


4.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment of the following individuals to the HOUSTON FORENSIC SCIENCE CENTER BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Position One - STACEY A. MITCHELL, for an unexpired term ending June 30, 2021 and to serve as Chair; Position Two - ANNA VASQUEZ, for an unexpired term ending June 30, 2020


5.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the HOUSTON HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS for a term to expire December 5, 2021: Position Two - SHARONE MAYBERRY, reappointment  Position Four - RYAN C. MENDEZ, appointment Position Six - CHARLES E. BURGE, appointment Position Eight - JOHN A. GONZALES, reappointment Position Ten - CATHERINE A. LE, reappointment Position Twelve - ALBERT (BERT) E. MAGILL III, reappointment

Mayor's Report

MAYOR'S REPORT

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

6.  RECOMMENDATION from Fire Chief for Extension of Injury on Duty Leave (salary continuation) for Captain EMT/ARFF ANTONIO MESA for the period May 23, 2019 through July 24, 2019


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 7 through 9


ACCEPT WORK


7.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $682,450.65 and acceptance of work on contract with T CONSTRUCTION, L.L.C. for Utility System Infrastructure Improvement Contract - 1.83% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; E - MARTIN; F - LE; G – TRAVIS and H - CISNEROS


8.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $20,216,757.63 and acceptance of work on contract with JFT CONSTRUCTION, INC for Garden Oaks and Shepherd Park (Central) Drainage and Paving - 2.84% over the original contract amount and 5% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT C - COHEN


9.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $1,012,350.54 and acceptance of work on contract with NERIE CONSTRUCTION, LLC. for 24-inch Slipline along Hillcroft in the Quail Run Subdivision - 10.22% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT K - CASTEX-TATUM


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 12 through 15


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


12.   CDW GOVERNMENT LLC for spending authority for renewal of Software Licenses and Computer Warranties through the Texas Department of Information Resources for the Houston Fire Department - $374,993.60 - General Fund


13.   ADVANCED RESCUE SYSTEMS for Extrication and Rescue Tools for the Houston Fire Department - $92,580.00 - Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund


14.   FARRWEST ENVIRONMENTAL SUPPLY, INC for purchase of five AreaRAE Pro® Gas Detection Monitors through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Houston-Galveston Area Council for the Public Safety and Homeland Security - $72,366.85 - Grant Fund


15.   ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENTS, INC for Wastewater Treatment Pumps and Related Equipment for Houston Public Works - $1,399,838.50 - Enterprise Fund


ORDINANCES


22.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Compromise, Settlement and Indemnification Agreement between the City of Houston and THELMA JEAN EVANS to settle a lawsuit - $150,000.00 - Property & Casualty Fund


23.  ORDINANCE deappropriating $100,120.00 out of Solid Waste Consolidated Construction Fund from the Task Order and Job Order Contracting Program (Ord: 2013-1059); appropriating $100,120.00 plus $1,191,000.00 out of Solid Waste Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding construction contract to DNB ENTERPRISES, INC for Underground Storage Tank Removal and Remediation and Underground Storage Tank Installation at Northwest Service Center, and Stormwater Interceptor Installation at Southeast, Northwest, and Northeast Service Centers; 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 materials testing, and project management relating to construction of facilities financed by the Solid Waste Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICTS C - COHEN; H - CISNEROS and I - GALLEGOS


26.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the submission of an application for and acceptance of the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FY2018 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM 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


28.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the submission of an application for and acceptance of the GOVERNOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION FY2020 GENERAL VICTIMS ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM; 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


30.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the submission of an application for and acceptance of the GOVERNOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION FY2020 POLICE STOREFRONT GRANT PROGRAM; 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


32.  ORDINANCE designating the property municipally known as 4919 Heatherglen Drive and within the City of Houston, Texas as a landmark and designated the “Mr. & Mrs. Alan Finger House” - DISTRICT C - COHEN


33.  ORDINANCE designating the property municipally known as 119 East  20th Street and within the  City of Houston, Texas as a protected landmark and designated the “Jonathan E. Banta House” - DISTRICT C - COHEN


34.  ORDINANCE designating the property municipally known as 3917 Main Street and within the City of Houston, Texas as a protected landmark and designated the “Isabella Court” - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


36.  ORDINANCE appropriating $7,200,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF, awarding contract to JFT CONSTRUCTION, INC for FY2019 Pavement Repair & Rehab Work Orders; 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 relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF


37.  ORDINANCE appropriating $3,632,200.00 out of  Metro Projects Construction DDSRF as an additional appropriation; approving and authorizing first amendment to the contract between the City of Houston and ANGEL BROTHERS ENTERPRISES, LTD. for the City Wide Overlay Package #22 Project (Approved by Ordinance No. 2016-0017); providing funding for contingencies, CIP Cost Recovery and testing services relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Projects Construction DDSRF


38.  ORDINANCE appropriating $3,567,800.00 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF as an additional appropriation; approving and authorizing a first amendment to the contract between the City of Houston and ANGEL BROTHERS ENTERPRISES, LTD. for the City Wide Overlay Package #24 Project (Approved by Ordinance No. 2018-0480); providing funding for contingencies, CIP Cost Recovery and testing services relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Projects Construction DDSRF


39.  ORDINANCE appropriating $8,250,000.00 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF as an additional appropriation; approving and authorizing first amendment to the contract between the City of Houston and TIKON GROUP, INC to City Wide Panel Replacement for FY2017 part of the Concrete Panel Replacement Program (Approved by Ordinance No. 2017-0607); providing funding for contingencies, CIP Cost Recovery and testing services relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Projects Construction DDSRF

Consideration of Matters Removed from Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

10.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works, reviewed and approved by the Joint Referral Committee, on request from Fred Flesch of Flesch Engineering, LLC on behalf of Southern Crushed Concrete, declining the acceptance of, rejecting, and refusing the dedication of Olive Street, from the Texas and New Orleans Railroad right-of-way to Elm Street, located in the Porter and Baker Addition, out of the Samuel M. Harris Survey, A-327, Parcel SY19-063 - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


11.   RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works, reviewed and approved by the Joint Referral Committee, on request from Bob DeLeonardis of Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc on behalf of 8322 E. Magnolia, LLC, (Howard Palmer, Owner), disclaiming a 20 foot-wide alley, from Lavaca Street to San Saba Street, between Manchester Street and East Magnolia Street, out of the John R. Harris Survey, Parcel SY19-075 - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


19.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of a 6-foot-wide storm sewer easement, three variable width storm sewer easements, and a 10-foot-wide prescriptive storm sewer easement, all out of the S.M. Williams Survey, Abstract No. 87, City of Houston, Harris County, Texas; abandoning the easements to BAYOU VISTA, PARKVIEW ON THE BAYOU, and THE BUFFALO BAYOU PARTNERSHIP, in consideration of their conveyance to the City of a 20-foot-wide storm sewer easement and other good and valuable consideration - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


20.  ORDINANCE authorizing the sale of a 6,890-square-foot portion of fee-owned property and conveying a 1,017-square-foot access easement out of City-fee-owned property over the Heritage East Hike and Bike Trail, both parcels being located in the John Austin Survey, Abstract 1, Harris County, Texas; selling the fee-owned property and conveying the access easement to CENTERPOINT ENERGY HOUSTON ELECTRIC, LLC, abutting property owner, in consideration of its payment to the City of $223,876.00 and other good and valuable consideration - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


21.  ORDINANCE appropriating $150,000.00 out of the Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for Capital Equipment to be used by the Houston Fire Department


24.   ORDINANCE awarding and approving Revenue Agreement between the City of Houston and WASTEZERO, INC for the Sale of Compostable Bags for the Solid Waste Management Department - 5 Years with two one-year options - Revenue


25.  ORDINANCE awarding and approving Revenue Agreement between the City of Houston and BIOBAGS AMERICA’S, INC for the Sale of Compostable Bags for the Solid Waste Management Department - 5 Years with two one-year options - Revenue


27.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the application for and acceptance of the OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION FY2019 SEXUAL ASSAULT EVIDENCE TESTING GRANT PROGRAM; 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


29.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the submission of an application for and acceptance of the GOVERNOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION FY2020 MOBILE OUTREACH TO CRIME VICTIMS INITIATIVE GRANT PROGRAM; 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


31.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY for the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program - $155,786.00 - Grant Fund


35.  ORDINANCE establishing the south side of the 1300 block of Summer Street, within the City of Houston, Texas, as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS

Non Consent Agenda »

NON CONSENT AGENDA

NON CONSENT AGENDA - NUMBERING


NON CONSENT AGENDA - NUMBER 40


NON-CONSENT - MISCELLANEOUS


40.  SET A PUBLIC HEARING DATE from Director Parks & Recreation Department to approve an aerial easement within the City of Houston, Texas; setting a hearing regarding such - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS HEARING DATE - 9:00 A.M. - WEDNESDAY - JULY 10, 2019

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERING


MATTERS HELD - NUMBERS 41 through 43


MATTERS HELD


41.  MOTION by Council Member Cohen/Seconded by Council Member Davis to adopt recommendation from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $9,870,042.75 and acceptance of work on contract with S. J. LOUIS CONSTRUCTION OF TEXAS, LTD. for Abandonment of Willow Run WWTP and Flow Diversion for W. Mount Houston and Rutherford Lift Stations - 3.98% over the original contract amount - DISTRICT B - DAVIS TAGGED by COUNCIL MEMBERS DAVIS and EDWARDS This was Item 3 on the Agenda of May 29, 2019


42.  ORDINANCE amending various ordinances approving the creation of certain special revenue funds; amending Ordinance No. 2015-1319 related to the Planning and Development Special Revenue Fund; amending Ordinance No. 2008-1171 relating to the Laboratory Operation and Maintenance Fund; amending Sections 21-14, 32-7, 43-38, and 47-423 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas; authorizing future appropriations and transfers of funds from  the above special revenue funds to the General Fund fund balance, as needed TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS STARDIG, LASTER and ROBINSON This was Item 9 on the Agenda May 29, 2019


43.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2012-16, as amended, to increase the maximum contract amount for an Electric Supply Agreement between the City of Houston and the selected, approved, and authorized retail electric provider, RELIANT ENERGY RETAIL SERVICES, LLC - $113,017,182.00 - Central Service Revolving Fund TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER STARDIG This was Item 16 on the Agenda May 29, 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 Edwards first
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