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


Council Member Gallegos


Due to health and safety concerns related to COVID-19, this meeting will be conducted virtually via Microsoft Teams, a web-conferencing platform and streamed as usual on the City’s website (https://www.houstontx.gov/htv/index.html), Facebook site (https://www.facebook.com/pg/HoustonTelevision/videos/) and the municipal channel on public television. The Council Members will be participating by videoconference in accordance with the provisions of Section 551.127 of the Texas Government Code that have not been suspended by order of the Governor. Public comment will be allowed on Tuesday via teleconference at (936) 755-1521; Conference ID# 877 782 395# and details for signing up and participating are posted at https://www.houstontx.gov/council/meetingsinfo.html. Members of the public may call in Wednesday via teleconference at (936) 755-1521; Conference ID# 759 584 195#, however no public input will be allowed.


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Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 32


MISCELLANEOUS


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 1 through 6


1.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-ONE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (HARDY/NEAR NORTHSIDE ZONE):     Position One     -  FERNANDO ZAMARRIPA, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2021     Position Two     -  JORGE B. BUSTAMANTE, appointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2020     Position Three  -  EDWARD “ED” REYES, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2021,                                   and to serve as Chair for a term ending 12/31/2020     Position Four    -  SYLVIA CAVAZOS, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2020     Position Five     -  DANIEL ORTIZ, appointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2021     Position Six      -  MONTE LARGE, appointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2020     Position Seven - ELIA QUILES, appointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2021


2.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE HARDY/NEAR NORTHSIDE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:     Position One     -  FERNANDO ZAMARRIPA, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2021     Position Two     -  JORGE B. BUSTAMANTE, appointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2020     Position Three  -  EDWARD “ED” REYES, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2021,                                   and to serve as Chair for a term ending 12/31/2020     Position Four    -  SYLVIA CAVAZOS, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2020     Position Five     -  DANIEL ORTIZ, appointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2021     Position Six      -  MONTE LARGE, appointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2020     Position Seven - ELIA QUILES, appointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2021


3.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS:     Position One      -  JAY SHANI, reappointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2021     Position Two      -  FEROZE (FRED) BHANDARA, reappointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2021     Position Three    -  KAREN LOPER, reappointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2021     Position Four      -  THUY THANH VU, reappointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2021     Position Five      -  ANNESS JENSEN, appointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2021     Position Six        -  H. D. CHAMBERS, reappointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2021     Position Seven   -  SALLY A. REYNOLDS, appointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2023     Position Eight     -  STEPHEN H. LE, reappointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2023     Position Nine      -  NANCY MAI, reappointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2023     Position Ten       -  OWEN C. WANG, reappointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2023     Position Eleven  -  WEA H. LEE, reappointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2023     Position Twelve  -  SANTOS ESCOBAR, appointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2023


6.  RECOMMENDATION from Chief of Police for Extension of Injury on Duty Leave (Salary Continuation) for Sergeant STEVEN BROWN, for the period June 16, 2020 to September 13, 2020


ACCEPT WORK


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 7 through 9


7.  RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $7,283,081.06 and acceptance of work on contract with BALFOUR BEATTY CONSTRUCTION, LLC, for the Robinson-Westchase Neighborhood Library - 3.75% over the original Guaranteed Maximum Price and under the approved 10% contingency - DISTRICT F - THOMAS


8.  RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $1,230,094.49 and acceptance of work on contract with TIMES CONSTRUCTION, INC for Remediation and Civil Improvements at the Former Holmes Road Incinerator Facility - 3.86% over the original contract amount and under the 8% contingency - DISTRICT D - EVANS-SHABAZZ


9.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $5,579,833.54 and acceptance of work on contract with McKINNEY CONSTRUCTION, INC for Water Line Replacement in Post Oak Estates Area - 2.04% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS G - TRAVIS and K - CASTEX-TATUM


PROPERTY


PROPERTY - NUMBERING


PROPERTY - NUMBER 10


10.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works authorizing payment for appraisal services for SOUTH LOCKWOOD PAVING and DRAINAGE PROJECT from CRITES STREET to HARRISBURG BOULEVARD - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 11 through 17


11.  HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL for spending authority for purchase of Geographical Information System License and Subscription for the Planning and Development Department - $50,900.00 - Central Service Revolving Fund


12.  PENDAR TECHNOLOGIES, LLC for sole source purchase of Handheld Raman Spectrometers for Public Safety and Homeland Security on behalf of the Houston Police Department - $143,000.00 - Grant Fund


13.  LHOIST NORTH AMERICA, INC for Chemical, Calcium Hydrated Lime Slurry for Houston Public Works - $184,598.37 - Enterprise Fund


14.  INNOVYZE, INC for Sole Source Purchase of InfoWorks® ICM Software License and Maintenance Subscription for Houston Public Works - 1 Year - $59,400.00 - Enterprise Fund


15.  THE YELLOWSTONE LANDSCAPE - CENTRAL, INC for approval of spending authority for Grounds Maintenance and Landscaping Services through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Harris County Department of Education for Various Departments - $248,875.75 - General and Central Service Revolving Funds


ORDINANCES


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 18 through 32


20.  ORDINANCE approving the submission of Federal Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Area Plan to the TEXAS HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION by City of Houston Health Department’s Harris County Area Agency on Aging (“HCAAA”); accepting the Grant and declaring HCAAA’S eligibility for the above-mentioned Area Plan Grant Funding; authorizing the Director of the Houston Health Department (“The Director”) to act as the City’s representative for purposes of this Area Plan; authorizing The Director to apply for, accept and expend the Area Plan Funds, and to apply for, accept and expend all subsequent Area Plan awards, if any, pertaining to said Area Plan


22.  ORDINANCE deappropriating $1,748,998.08 from HAS Airports Improvement Fund, appropriating $10,717,935.95 from HAS Renewal and Replacement Fund, and amending Ordinance No. 2017-0485 to increase the maximum contract amount for On-Call Airport Professional Planning Consulting Services Contracts with HNTB CORPORATION, LEIGHFISHER, INC, and RICONDO & ASSOCIATES, INC (Project Nos. 739A, 739B and 739C) - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; E - MARTIN and I - GALLEGOS


25.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Parking Lease between KITCHCO REALTY, LTD, METCO REALTY, LTD and HBT REALTY, LTD, jointly as Landlord, and the City of Houston, Texas, as Tenant, for approximately one acre of land located at 1110 Washington Avenue, Houston, Texas, for Parking for the Houston Permitting Center; providing a maximum contract amount - 5 Years - $920,607.05 - Building Inspection Fund - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


26.  ORDINANCE establishing the south side of the 2800-2900 block of Barbee 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 D - EVANS-SHABAZZ


27.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 4.8094 acres of land to CROSBY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT, for inclusion in its


28.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 66.4252 acres of land to DOWDELL PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT, for inclusion in its district


29.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 2.199 acres of land to FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 58, for inclusion in its district


30.  ORDINANCE finding and determining public convenience and necessity for the acquisition of real property interests in connection with the public improvement project known as the Plum Creek Lift Station Access Drive Project; authorizing the acquisition of fee simple or easement interest to one parcel of land required for the project and situated in the John R. Harris Survey A-27, in Harris County, Texas, said parcel of land being located along Interstate 610, near Galveston Road, in Houston, Harris County, Texas, by gift, dedication, purchase and the use of eminent domain and further authorizing payment of the costs of such purchases and/or eminent domain proceedings and associated costs for relocation assistance, appraisal fees, title policies/services, recording fees, court costs, and expert witness fees in connection with the acquisition of fee simple or easement interest to the one parcel of land required for the project - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


31.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance Number 2020-175 to approve the acquisition of redesigned Parcel AY20-125 for the facilities improvements at Various Well Sites and Re-Pump Stations Package III Project and further finding and determining public convenience and necessity for the acquisition of such parcel by gift, dedication, purchase and if necessary the use of eminent domain - DISTRICT A - PECK


32.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2020-0288 (Passed on April 1, 2020) to change the testing laboratory contractor from COASTAL TESTING LABORATORIES to ASSOCIATED TESTING LABORATORIES, INC for the contract awarded to GRAVA, LLC (Approved by Ordinance No. 2020-0288)

Consideration of Matters Removed From Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

4.  REQUEST from Mayor for the confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE HOUSTON LAND BANK (HLB), formerly known as LAND ASSEMBLAGE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (LARA) for terms scheduled to expire December 31, 2021:     Position One     -  DAVID L. COLLINS, reappointment     Position Two     -  VINCENT A. MONDRAGÓN, appointment     Position Three  -  MATT ZEIS, reappointment and to serve as Chair     Position Four    -  JESUS DEANDA, appointment     Position Five    -  LAURIE VIGNAUD, appointment NON-VOTING ADVISORY MEMBERS:           NICHOLAS J. FORAN          ELIJAH J. WILLIAMS                     KELLEN ZALE  


5.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the reappointment of JUNE DEADRICK to Position Four of the HOUSTON ARTS ALLIANCE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for a term to expire June 30, 2023


16.  APPROVE spending authority for Emergency Purchase of Various Goods and Services related to the City's response to the COVID-19 Pandemic


17.  APPROVE spending authority for Emergency Purchase of Various Goods and Services related to the City's response to the COVID-19 pandemic through Cooperative Purchasing Agreements and Programs with, but not limited to, the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR), National Association of State Procurement Officials ValuePoint (NASPO ValuePoint), National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (National IPA), the General Services Administration (GSA), BuyBoard, the Houston-Galveston Area Council (HGAC), the Texas Multiple Award Schedule (TXMAS), Sourcewell, and Omnia Partners.


19.  ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 44-27 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, relating to notice for purposes of setting an Ad Valorem Tax Rate


21.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing a Subrecipient Agreement between City of Houston and HOME BUILDERS INSTITUTE to provide $1,219,258.00 in Hurricane Harvey Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Funds for the administration and operation of a program to provide Career Readiness Training and Job Placement, Construction Skills Training and Case Management to low-to-moderate income persons


23.  ORDINANCE appropriating $15,806,686.00 out of Airports Renewal and Replacement Fund, awarding Construction Contract to FLATIRON CONSTRUCTORS, INC for Airfield Pavement Repairs (Project 460C); 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, and contingencies relating to Airfield Pavement Repairs financed by Airports Systems Airports Renewal and Replacement Fund - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; E - MARTIN and I - GALLEGOS


24.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Sole Source Contract between City of Houston and ECCENTEX CORPORATION for Professional Services and Case Management for the Houston Police Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $1,062,000.00 - General Fund

Non-Consent - Miscellaneous »

NON-CONSENT - MISCELLANEOUS

NON CONSENT AGENDA - NUMBERING


NON CONSENT - NUMBER 33


33.  SET A PUBLIC HEARING DATE regarding Walkable Places and Transit Oriented Development to encourage pedestrian friendly, mixed-use development with an enhanced, walkable public realm along certain urban corridors, light rails and the Rapid Bus Transit Routes HEARING DATE - 9:00 A.M. - WEDNESDAY - JULY 22, 2020

Non Consent - Matters To Be Presented By Council Members »

NON CONSENT - MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS

MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL - Council Member Pollard first
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