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


Council Member Cohen


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

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Mayor's Report

MAYOR'S REPORT

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 33


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 7 through 13


7.  FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL, INC for Flight Training Services at the Bell Helicopter Training Academy for Houston Police Department’s Air Support Division - $94,350.00 - Police Special Services Fund


9.  ARVOS RAYMOND BARTLETT SNOW HOLDING LLC dba ARVOS RAYMOND BARTLETT SNOW LLC for Cage Mill Flash Dryer Replacements Parts for Houston Public Works - 3 Years with two one-year options - $750,000.00 - Enterprise Fund


10.  THERMO ELECTRON NORTH AMERICA LLC for Gas Chromatograph and Mass Selective Detector for Houston Public Works - $131,204.53- Enterprise Fund


13.  VORTEX TURNKEY SOLUTIONS, LLC for approval of payment to address Emergency Disaster Recovery Activities as a result of Hurricane Harvey for Sink Hole Repair Services for 69th Street Wastewater Treatment Plant for Houston Public Works - $115,873.38 - Disaster Recovery Fund-CUS


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 14 through 33


15.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of Wingate Street from 75th Street to Basin Street, being out of and part of Port of Houston, Houston, Harris County, Texas; abandoning the street to the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas, f/k/a Harris County Houston Ship Channel Navigation District, and Jacob Stern & Sons, Inc., the abutting property owners, in consideration of their payment to the City of $104,700.00, and other consideration - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


24.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to Parking License Agreement between CENTERPOINT ENERGY HOUSTON ELECTRIC, LLC, Licensor, and the City of Houston, Texas, Licensee, for Parking at 1506 Central Street for the Southeast Operations Division of the Solid Waste Management Department - $29,925.00 - General Fund


25.  ORDINANCE appropriating $8,335,852.00 out of Fire Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding construction contract to TEAL CONSTRUCTION COMPANY for HFD Fire Station No. 55 Replacement; 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 material testing services, inspection services, IT Equipment, Civic Art Program, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by Fire Consolidated Construction Fund -  DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


28.  ORDINANCE appropriating $490,000.00 out of General Improvement Consolidated Construction Fund, $544,666.00 out of Police Consolidated Construction Fund, $198,000.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund, $427,000.00 out of Public Library Consolidated Construction Fund, and $786,550.00 out of Fire Consolidated Construction Fund as an additional appropriation to the FY2018 Task Order and Job Order Contracting Program for Professional and Construction Services for General Government, Health, Police, Library, Fire, Solid Waste and Parks and Recreation Departments (Approved by Ordinance Number 2013-1093; 2013-1201; 2015-0610; 2016-0264 & 2018-0003)


30.  ORDINANCE reapproving, passing, confirming, validating, approving, and adopting Ordinance No. 2018-0364 (Approved by the City Council on Wednesday, May 2, 2018) which authorizes the transfer of $7,600,800.46 from the NETL Expansion-Swift Fund to the PWE-NETL Construction Fund and appropriated said sum out of PWE-NETL Construction Fund, appropriated $10,212,183.97 out of Water Authorities Capital Contribution-NETL Fund, appropriated $1,682,015.57 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarded contract to HARPER BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION, LLC for 108-Inch Water Line from Lee Road to Vickery Drive; and provided funding for testing services, CIP Cost Recovery, construction management, construction program management services, construction phase engineering services, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the PWE-NETL Construction Fund, Water Authorities Capital Contribution-NETL Fund, Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, as more specifically denoted on Exhibit A hereto

 

Consideration of Matters Removed from Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 1 through 4


ACCEPT WORK


1.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $858,951.18 and acceptance of work on contract with TRAFFIC SYSTEMS CONSTRUCTION, INC for Citywide Intersection Redesign and Street Safety Improvements #3 - 7.73% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; E - MARTIN; H - CISNEROS; J - LASTER and K - CASTEX-TATUM


2.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $436,517.28 and acceptance of work on contract with CLEANSERVE, INC for Sanitary Sewer Cleaning and Television Inspection In Support of Rehabilitation - 4.67% under the original contract amount (WW4277-68)


3.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $5,478,108.53 and acceptance of work on contract with PORTLAND UTILITIES CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, LLC for Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation by Sliplining and Pipe Bursting Methods (4257-134) - 4.15% over the original contract amount under the 5% contingency amount - Enterprise Fund - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; F - LE; G - TRAVIS; H - CISNEROS; I - GALLEGOS and J - LASTER


4.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $3,385,877.77 and acceptance of work on contract with LAYNE INLINER, LLC for Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation by Cured-In-Place Pipe Method (4258-57) - 1.24% under the original contract amount - Enterprise Fund - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; F - LE; G - TRAVIS; H - CISNEROS; I - GALLEGOS; J - LASTER and K - CASTEX-TATUM


PROPERTY - NUMBERING


PROPERTY - NUMBERS 5 and 6


PROPERTY


5.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works, reviewed and approved by the Joint Referral Committee, on request from Jim Vo, on behalf of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas (Port of Houston) (Ricky Kunz, Chief Commercial Officer), declining the acceptance of, rejecting, and refusing the dedication of Basin Street, from the south right-of-way line of Wingate Street south to the north right-of-way line of Mobile Street, located within the Port Houston Addition, out of John R. Harris One League Grant, S.S.B.B. - Parcel SY17-047 - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


6.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works, reviewed and approved by the Joint Referral Committee, on request from Amanda Barbler, LJA Engineering, on behalf of Primoris Energy Services Corporation, (David L. King, Chief Executive Officer) and Poarch/Swinbank LLC, (Donald L. Poarch, Vice President), declining the acceptance of, rejecting, and refusing the dedication of Border Street from the South Sam Houston Parkway West feeder road north to the southern boundary of Parker Gardens Subdivision, plus conveyance to the City of rights-of-way for a cul-de-sac at the southern proposed terminus of Border Street, all located within the Allison-Richey Gulf Coast Homes Company Subdivision Section M, out of the Mary C. Bulrice Survey, A-128, Parcels SY18-016 and AY18-044 - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


8.  SYMETRICA, INC for Radio Isotope Identification Devices for the Mayor’s Office of Homeland Security - 3 Years with two one-year options - $1,980,450.00 - Grant Fund


11.  KINETIC MOTORWERKS, LLC (Bid No. 1) for Gelled Electrolyte Cell Batteries for Houston Public Works - 3 Years with two one-year options - $477,475.00 - Enterprise Fund


12.  RUSH TRUCK CENTERS of TEXAS, LP - $229,902.00, RUSH TRUCK CENTERS of TEXAS, LP - $5,082,418.51, HOUSTON FREIGHTLINER, INC - $8,161,588.70, - TEXAS UNDERGROUND, INC - $391,608.00 for Medium and Heavy-Duty Cabs and Chassis  Mounted with Truck Bodies through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Texas Local Purchasing (BuyBoard) and Houston-Galveston Area Council for Houston Public Works and Houston Airport System - $13,865,517.21 - Enterprise and Other Funds


ORDINANCES


14.  ORDINANCE supplementing and amending the City of Houston, Texas Combined Utility System Master Ordinance No. 2004-299, Ordinance No. 2012-483, Ordinance No. 2017-325; authorizing the Remarketing and Purchase of the Combined Utility System First Lien Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2012B; authorizing the Mayor and City Controller to approve the amounts, interest rates, mode, prices, and terms of the Remarketed Series 2012B Bonds and certain other matters relating thereto; making other provisions regarding such bonds including the use of a Remarketing Memorandum; authorizing the execution and delivery of a Standby Bond Purchase Agreement, a Remarketing Agreement, a Paying Agent/Registrar Agreement and other documents and instruments necessary or convenient to carry out the remarketing of the Series 2012B Bonds, and matters incident thereto; approving the engagement of certain professionals in connection with the foregoing; authorizing and ratifying other actions; making certain findings with respect thereto; containing other provisions relating to the subject; and declaring an emergency


16.  ORDINANCE authorizing the sale of an 1,382-square-foot fee-owned parcel of land, being a portion of Lots 8 and 10, Block 3, located in the Pine Crest Addition, out of the Harris & Wilson Survey, A-32, Houston, Harris County, Texas, to Dimension 5 Holdings, LLC, the abutting property owner, in consideration of its conveyance to the City of a three-foot-wide pedestrian access easement, being a portion of Lots 8 and 10, Block 3, Pine Crest Addition, out of the Harris & Wilson Survey, A-32, Houston, Harris County, Texas, and a cash payment to the City of $13,829.00 and other consideration - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


17.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to contract between the City of Houston and COALITION FOR THE HOMELESS OF HOUSTON/HARRIS COUNTY and appropriating and allocating $650,000.00 in Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Funds for the continuing operation and administration of the Rapid Rehousing Case Management Intermediary Program


18.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to contract between the City and RETIREMENT HORIZONS INC for Pension Actuarial Consulting Services


19.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to EAN HOLDINGS, LLC for Vehicle Leasing Services for Various Departments; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options  $16,316,425.00 - General and Other Funds


20.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2014-925 (Passed on October 8, 2014) to increase the maximum contract amount to  contracts between the City of Houston and A-1 PERSONNEL OF HOUSTON, INC,  AT WORK STAFFING, INC, EXECUTEAM STAFFING L.P., ICON INFORMATION CONSULTANTS, L.P., LANESTAFFING, INC,  SILVER & ASSOCIATES CONSULTING, INC,  SMITH & DEAN, INC d/b/a DEAN’S PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, TOPP KNOTCH PERSONNEL, INC, and MSHANA GROUP LLC d/b/a ARIESPRO for Temporary Employee Staffing Services for the Human Resources Department - $2,000,000.00 - Central Service Revolving Fund


21.  ORDINANCE appropriating $66,742,864.95 out of Tax Increment Funds for Reinvestment Zone Number One, City of Houston, Texas (Lamar Terrace Zone), Reinvestment Zone Number Two, City of Houston, Texas (Midtown Zone), Reinvestment Zone Number Three, City of Houston, Texas (Main Street/Market Square Zone), Reinvestment Zone Number Five, City of Houston, Texas (Memorial Heights Zone), Reinvestment Zone Number Six, City of Houston, Texas (Eastside Zone), Reinvestment Zone Number Seven, City of Houston, Texas (Old Spanish Trail/Almeda Corridors Zone), Reinvestment Zone Number Eight, City of Houston, Texas (Gulfgate Zone), Reinvestment Zone Number Nine, City of Houston, Texas (South Post Oak Zone), Reinvestment Zone Number Ten, City OF Houston, Texas (Lake Houston Zone), Reinvestment Zone Number Eleven, City of Houston, Texas (Greater Greenspoint Zone), Reinvestment Zone Number Twelve, City of Houston, Texas (City Park Zone), Reinvestment Zone Number Thirteen, City of Houston, Texas (Old Sixth Ward Zone), Reinvestment Zone Number Fourteen, City of Houston, Texas (Fourth Ward Zone), Reinvestment Zone Number Fifteen, City of Houston, Texas (East Downtown Zone), Reinvestment Zone Number Sixteen, City of Houston, Texas (Uptown Zone), And Reinvestment Zone Number Eighteen, City of Houston, Texas (Fifth Ward Zone), for affordable housing, administrative expenses, payments to HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT and HUMBLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT for educational facilities, and payments to certain redevelopment authorities as provided herein; appropriating $5,392.34 out of Tax Increment Funds for Houston Independent School District


22.  ORDINANCE appropriating $139,575,838.52 out of City of Houston, Texas Tax Increment Funds for Reinvestment Zone Numbers One (Lamar Terrace Zone), Two (Midtown Zone), Three (Main Street/Market Square Zone), Five (Memorial Heights Zone), Six (Eastside Zone), Seven (Old Spanish Trail/Almeda Corridors Zone), Eight (Gulfgate Zone), Nine (South Post Oak Zone), Ten (Lake Houston Zone), Eleven (Greater Greenspoint Zone), Twelve (City Park Zone), Thirteen (Old Sixth Ward Zone), Fourteen (Fourth Ward Zone), Fifteen (East Downtown Zone), Sixteen (Uptown Zone), Seventeen (Memorial City Zone), Eighteen (Fifth Ward Zone), Nineteen (Upper Kirby Zone), Twenty (Southwest Houston Zone), Twenty-One (Hardy/Near Northside Zone), Twenty-Two (Leland Woods Zone), Twenty-Three (Harrisburg Zone), Twenty-Four (Greater Houston Zone), Twenty-Five (Hiram Clarke/Fort Bend Zone), Twenty-Six (Sunnyside Zone), and Twenty-Seven (Montrose Zone) for payment of affordable housing costs, payment of administrative expenses, payment of project costs, payment to HOUSTON HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION, and payments to certain redevelopment authorities as provided herein


26.  ORDINANCE appropriating $125,000.00 out of Parks Consolidated Construction Fund; $40,000.00 out of Fire Consolidated Construction Fund; $100,000.00 out of Police Consolidated Construction Fund; $25,000.00 out of Public Library Construction Fund; $50,000.00 out of Public Health Consolidated Construction Fund; $50,000.00 out of Solid Waste Consolidated Construction Fund; $40,000.00 out of General Improvements Construction Fund; approving and authorizing six task order construction contracts between the City of Houston and INLAND ENVIRONMENTS, LTD.; RNDI COMPANIES, IN.; AAR INCORPORATED,; MEREDITH ENVIRONMENTAL, INC,; CHERRY DEMOLITION, INC,; and ARC ABATEMENT, INC,; for Environmental Remediation, Underground Storage Tank Removal, and Demolition Services for City facilities and dangerous buildings; providing maximum contracts amounts


27.  ORDINANCE appropriating $291,000.00 out of Police Consolidated Construction Fund;  awarding a construction contract to DNB ENTERPRISES, INC for Underground Storage Tank Removal and Remediation and Above Ground Storage Tank Installation at Police Lake Patrol Facility, and Above Ground Storage Tank Replacement at Police Helicopter Patrol Maintenance Facility; 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 Police Consolidated Construction Fund


29.  ORDINANCE approving submission of grant applications to the TEXAS DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, part of the Texas Department of Public Safety, for Flood Mitigation Projects through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Hazard Mitigation Assistance Program; declaring the City’s eligibility for such grant; authorizing the Director of Houston Public Works to act as signatory on grant applications


31.  ORDINANCE appropriating $3,716,400.00 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF, awarding contract to ANGEL BROTHERS ENTERPRISES, LTD. for City Wide Overlay Package #24; 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 Metro Projects Construction DDSRF  DISTRICTS A - STARDIG and B - DAVIS


32.  ORDINANCE appropriating $4,658,800.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to LEM CONSTRUCTION CO., INC for Kingwood Central Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements; 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, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


33.  ORDINANCE appropriating $2,312,500.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to LEM CONSTRUCTION CO., INC for Lift Station Renewal and Replacement-Dockal and Willie; 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 B - DAVIS and H - CISNEROS

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD

34.  MOTION by Council Member Cohen/Seconded by Council Member Robinson to adopt recommendation from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $12,683,893.82 and acceptance of work on contract with PEPPER-LAWSON WATERWORKS, LLC for 69th Street Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements (Package 4) 10.40% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS CASTEX-TATUM, EDWARDS and CISNEROS This was Item 3 on Agenda of June 6, 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 Cisneros first
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