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Prayer, Pledge, & Roll Call »

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


Council Member Cohen


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

Public Speakers »

PUBLIC SPEAKERS

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RECESS

Miscellaneous »

MISCELLANEOUS

MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 2 and 3


2.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the HARRIS COUNTY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 4 (ENERGY CORRIDOR MANAGEMENT DISTRICT) BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for terms to expire June 1, 2023: Position Six        -  THOMAS J. HALASKA, appointment Position Seven   -  ROBERT B. HALICK, reappointment Position Eight     -  DAVID L. LANE, appointment Position Nine      -  CHASE B. CRAWFORD, appointment


3.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the HOUSTON ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL COMMISSION CITY OF HOUSTON:  Position One     -  ASHLEY ELIZABETH JONES, appointment, for a term to expire March 1, 2021  Position Two     -  MINNETTE B. BOESEL, reappointment, for a term to expire March 1, 2020Position Three  -  URMILA SRINIVASAN, reappointment, for a term to expire March 1, 2021  Position Four    -  JOSÉ F. ARANDA, JR., appointment, for a term to expire March 1, 2020  Position Five     -  DAVID BUCEK, reappointment, for a term to expire March 1, 2021  Position Six      -  ELIZABETH WIEDOWER JACKSON, appointment, for a term to expire March 1, 2020  Position Seven -  JOHN COSGROVE, reappointment, for a term to expire March 1, 2021  Position Eight   -  STEPHEN McNEIL, reappointment, for a term to expire March 1, 2020  Position Nine    -  STEVEN F. CURRY, appointment, for a term to expire March 1, 2021

Mayor's Report

MAYOR'S REPORT

Hearings »

HEARINGS

1.  PUBLIC HEARING on the City Budgets for the time period July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020

Ordinances (Part 1 of 2) »

ORDINANCES

8.  ORDINANCE related to the Fiscal Affairs of the City; approving the annual budgets of the City of Houston, Texas, for Fiscal Year 2020, 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


9.  ORDINANCE ratifying the adoption of the Fiscal Year 2020 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 2019; setting an effective date This item should only be considered after passage of Item 8 above


10.  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

Ordinances (Part 2 of 2) »

ORDINANCES

8.  ORDINANCE related to the Fiscal Affairs of the City; approving the annual budgets of the City of Houston, Texas, for Fiscal Year 2020, 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


9.  ORDINANCE ratifying the adoption of the Fiscal Year 2020 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 2019; setting an effective date This item should only be considered after passage of Item 8 above


10.  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

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 2 through 36


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 4 and 5


ACCEPT WORK


4.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $2,171,469.40 and acceptance of work on contract with JERDON ENTERPRISE, L.P. for FY2013 Flood Gauge and Flood Warning System Construction Work Orders, Work Order No. 5 - 0.76% over the original contract amount and under 5%  contingency amount - DISTRICTS H - CISNEROS and I - GALLEGOS


5.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $3,478,574.88 and acceptance of work on contract with INDUSTRIAL TX CORP. for Lift Station Renewal and Replacement - Tidwell Road No. 1, Iroquois, West Canino Road and John Alber Road - 3.91% over the original contract amount and under 5% contingency amount - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and H - CISNEROS


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 6 and 7


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


6.  MUNICIPAL EMERGENCY SERVICES, INC for the purchase of Fire Protective Gloves for the Fire Department - $8,114.10 - General Fund


7.  APPROVE payment to CARRIER CORPORATION for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Services for the Solid Waste Management Department - $86,775.00 - General Fund


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 8 through 36


ORDINANCES


11.  ORDINANCE supplementing Ordinance No. 2009-1118 relating to the issuance of City of Houston, Texas, Combined Utility System Commercial Paper Notes, Series B-4; authorizing the substitution of the credit facility, the execution and delivery of a reimbursement agreement, bank fee letter, a bond counsel agreement, and approving an updated offering memorandum in connection therewith; resolving other matters related thereto; and declaring an emergency


13.  ORDINANCE appropriating an additional $5,445,213.75 in Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Funds to provide funding for the Master Contractor Agreements under the Home Repair Program authorized by Ordinance No. 2018-56, as amended, thereby increasing the maximum amount of the Master Contractor Agreements executed pursuant thereto


14.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Amendment No. 1 to lease agreement C75842 between the City of Houston, Texas and SIGNATURE FLIGHT SUPPORT CORPORATION, for the FAA-required exchange of certain premises at William P. Hobby Airport - Revenue - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


15.  ORDINANCE appropriating $20,856,710.00 out of Houston Airport System Consolidated 2011 NonAMT Construction Fund, awarding contract to SUPER EXCAVATORS, INC for Sanitary Sewer Improvements and related facilities serving the Terminal A Area (Project No. 699); 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 services, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Houston Airport System Consolidated 2011 NonAMT Construction Fund - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


18.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to contract between the City and THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER at HOUSTON for Behavioral Surveillance Services


20.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing submission of an application for and acceptance of the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FY2018 JUSTICE REINVESTMENT INITIATIVE 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 - $1,250,000.00 - Grant Fund


21.   ORDINANCE approving and authorizing an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston and KATY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT for the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program - $136,200.52 - Grant Funds


27.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 1.865 acres of land to FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 134B, for inclusion in its district


28.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 3.00 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY WATER CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 84, for inclusion into its district


29.  ORDINANCE approving Water Conservation Plan for municipal uses and an updated Drought Contingency Plan for the City of Houston; providing for severability


31.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and S&B INFRASTRUCTURE, LTD. for Hurricane Harvey Disaster Cost Recovery for Wastewater Lift Stations; providing a maximum contract amount - $400,000.00 - Enterprise Fund (WBS No. R-992017-HS18-3) - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; E - MARTIN; F - LE; G - TRAVIS; H - CISNEROS and I - GALLEGOS


32.  ORDINANCE appropriating $4,843,831.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to PM CONSTRUCTION & REHAB, LLC dba IPR SOUTH CENTRAL for Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation by Cured-In-Place Pipe Method; 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 (WW4258-75)


33.  ORDINANCE appropriating $5,703,643.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund;  awarding contract to PM CONSTRUCTION & REHAB, LLC dba IPR SOUTH CENTRAL 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, testing, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund (WW4235-111)


34.  ORDINANCE appropriating $3,754,808.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to PM CONSTRUCTION & REHAB, LLC dba IPR SOUTH CENTRAL for Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation by Cured-In-Place Pipe Method; 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 (WW4258-76)


35.  ORDINANCE appropriating $10,428,944.19 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to SER CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS, LLC. for  Sewer Service to Unserved Area Package 3 - Magnolia Point Internal Sanitary Sewer Service; 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


36.  ORDINANCE appropriating $55,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund and approving and authorizing Professional Construction Management and Inspection Services Contract between the City of Houston and STANTEC CONSULTING SERVICES INC for Large Diameter Waterline Projects; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund

Consideration of Matters Removed From Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

12.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of a portion of Norwood Street, from Canal Street north to the H.B.& T. Railroad Company right of way, situated in the Samuel M. Williams Survey, Abstract No. 87, Harris County, Texas; abandoning the street portion to Harris County, the abutting owner, in consideration of its payment to the City of $164,341.00, conveyance to the City of a full-width-utility easement and two right-of-way easements, and other good and valuable consideration - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


16.  ORDINANCE appropriating $67,493,750.20 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 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


17.  ORDINANCE appropriating $142,610,736.84 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


19.  ORDINANCE accepting the proposal from TEXAS MUNICIPAL LEAGUE INTERGOVERNMENTAL RISK POOL; approving and authorizing the purchase of Property, Radio Equipment and Tower Insurance - $361,312.00 - Property & Casualty Fund


22.  ORDINANCE appropriating $70,000.00 out of Police Consolidated Construction Fund to the In-House Renovation Revolving Fund for Houston Police Department Westside Substation Repairs - DISTRICT F - LE


23.  ORDINANCE appropriating $85,000 out of Parks Special Fund; $20,057 out of Parks & Recreation Dedication Fund; $1,847,000 out of Parks Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding construction contract to MILLIS DEVELOPMENT & CONSTRUCTION, LLC for Squatty Lyons Park; 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, Civic Art Program, and engineering and materials testing services relating to construction of facilities financed by the Parks Special Fund, Parks & Recreation Dedication Fund and  Parks Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


24.  ORDINANCE appropriating $355,700.00 out of Miscellaneous Capital Projects/Acquisitions Series E Fund; approving and authorizing Professional Architectural Services Contract between the City of Houston and RYDEN ARCHITECTURE, LLC for City Hall Annex 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


25.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to MIKE PIETSCH, P.E. CONSULTING SERVICES, INC for Insurance Service Office Public Protection Classification Consultant Services for the Houston Fire Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 2 Year - $150,000.00 - General Fund


26.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Pre-Positioned Agreements between the City of Houston and (1) CDR MAGUIRE, INC, (2) TETRA TECH, INC, (3) THOMPSON CONSULTING SERVICES, LLC for Disaster Debris Monitoring Services for the Solid Waste Management Department; providing a maximum contract amount for contract between the City of Houston and TETRA TECH, INC - 3 Years with two one-year options - $4,900,000.00 - Disaster Recovery Fund


30.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and S&B INFRASTRUCTURE, LTD. for Hurricane Harvey Disaster Cost Recovery for Wastewater Lift Stations; providing a maximum contract amount - $400,000.00 - Enterprise Fund (WBS No. 992017-HS17-3) - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; E - MARTIN; H - CISNEROS and J - LASTER

Non-Consent Miscellaneous »

NON-CONSENT - MISCELLANEOUS

NON CONSENT AGENDA - NUMBERING


NON CONSENT MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBER 37


37.  SET PUBLIC HEARING DATES to consider whether to continue the Juvenile Curfew Ordinance (Sections 28-171 - 28-175, City of Houston Code of Ordinances) HEARING DATES -  9:00 A.M. - WEDNESDAY - JUNE 26 and JULY 10, 2019

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERING


MATTERS HELD - NUMBERS 38 through 43


MATTERS HELD


38.   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 DELAYED BY MOTION #2019-286, 6/5/2019  This was Item 24 on Agenda of June 5, 2019


39.  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 DELAYED BY MOTION #2019-286, 6/5/2019  This was Item 25 on Agenda of June 5, 2019


40.  MOTION by Council Member Davis/Seconded by Council Member Robinson to adopt recommendation from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $2,100,796.49 and acceptance of work on contract with HORIZON INTERNATIONAL GROUP, LLC for Renwick Administration Building - Partial Renovation - 7.96% over the original contract amount and under the 10% contingency - DISTRICT J - LASTER  TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER EDWARDS  This was Item 3 on Agenda of June 12, 2019


41.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Professional Services Agreement between the City of Houston and THE LANIER LAW FIRM, REICH & BINSTOCK, LLP, and THE LAW OFFICE of RICHARD SCHECHTER, P.C. for Representation of the City in the pending Multi-District Litigation against Pharmaceutical Companies, Manufacturers of Opioids, Distributors of Opioids and Others, in IN RE: Texas Opioid Litigation, MDL No. 18-0358; filed in the 152nd District Court of Harris County, Texas; Master File No. 2018-63587; making certain findings as required by State Law; providing for a contingent fee TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS STARDIG and TRAVIS  This was Item 15 on Agenda of June 12, 2019


42.  ORDINANCE appropriating $45,000.00 out of Public Library Consolidated Construction Fund for Legal Services related to the sale of City of Houston property - DISTRICT C - COHEN  TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS STARDIG, LASTER, KNOX and ROBINSON  This was Item 19 on Agenda of June 12, 2019


43.  ORDINANCE appropriating $220,000.00 out of Parks Consolidated Construction Fund and approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and ENTECH CIVIL ENGINEERS, INC for the Houston Bike Plan Implementation; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Parks Consolidated Construction Fund TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS TRAVIS and KNOX  This was Item 21 on Agenda of June 12, 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 Cisneros first
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