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Prayer, Pledge, & Roll Call »

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


Council Member Gallegos


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

Public Speakers »

PUBLIC SPEAKERS

SP071718


RECESS

Consideration of Matters Removed From Consent Agenda (Part 1 of 3) »

2.  CONFIRMATION of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the HOUSTON ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL COMMISSION BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for terms to expire March 1, 2020: Position 10      -           ANN COLLUM, reappointment Position 11      -           DOMINIC YAP, appointment Position 12      -           CHARLES STAVA, reappointment


3.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following to the BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION: Panel A: Position A2      -           THOMAS E. BRENTS, appointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2019 Position A4      -           JENIFER RENÉ POOL, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2019   Panel B: Position B2      -           VICTOR L. CARDENAS, JR., reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2019 Position B4      -           MICHAEL E. CRAMER, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2019   Alternates: Position a2      -           ADAM KIEHNE, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2019 Position a4      -           ALPHONSO DELANEY, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2019 Position a5      -           ANTHONY FREDDIE, appointment, for an unexpired term ending 12/31/2018 Position a6      -           DOUGLAS E. HAMMEL, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2019 Position a8      -           BESSIE MANSFIELD, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2019


4.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the reappointment of the following individuals to the GREATER HARRIS COUNTY 911 EMERGENCY NETWORK BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Position One   -           DENNIS J. STOREMSKI, for a term to expire 9/30/2019 Position Two   -           VERGIL R. RATLIFF, for a term to expire 9/30/2020  

Hearings »

1.  PUBLIC HEARING regarding the HOUSTON YOUTH RECREATION PROGRAM STANDARDS OF CARE codified at Article XII of Chapter 32 of the City of Houston Code of Ordinances  

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 2 through 36


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 2 through 4


MISCELLANEOUS


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 5 and 6


ACCEPT WORK


PROPERTY - NUMBERING


PROPERTY - NUMBER 7


PROPERTY


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERING


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBER 8


RESOLUTIONS


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 9 through 36


ORDINANCES


9.  ORDINANCE amending and ratifying Ordinance Nos. 2015-77, 2017-821, & 2013-89 relating to the Series G, H-2 and J Commercial Paper Programs pertaining to the authorized purposes of such Commercial Paper Programs and making findings relating thereto and declaring an emergency


10.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of: (1) a 3 foot-wide sanitary sewer easement, located in Lots 28, 29, and 30 of Colby Court; (2) a 5 foot-wide utility easement, located in Lots 28, 29, and 30 of Colby Court; and (3) a 5 foot-wide utility easement, located in Lots 42 and 43 of Colby Court, all out of the Obediance Smith Survey, Abstract No. 696, Harris County, Texas; abandoning the easements to the First Presbyterian Church of Houston, the abutting owner, in consideration of its conveyance to the City of a 25 foot-wide sanitary sewer easement, payment to the City of $300.00 and other consideration - DISTRICT C - COHEN


14.  THIS ITEM HAS BEEN PULLED FROM THE AGENDA ORDINANCE adopting the City of Houston New Home Development Repair Program Guidelines


18.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2017-1008 to increase the maximum contract amount; approving and authorizing first amendment to contract for Professional Services between the City of Houston and BAY AREA HOUSTON ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP - $100,000.00 - General Fund - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


20.  ORDINANCE establishing the west side of the 6200 block of Haskell 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 C - COHEN


21.  ORDINANCE establishing the north and south sides of the 2200 block of Watts 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 C - COHEN


26.  MUNICIPAL Setting Designation Ordinance prohibiting the use of designated groundwater beneath a tract of land containing 3.9360 acres commonly known as 357 and 403 Yale St., Houston, Harris County, Texas; supporting issuance of a Municipal Setting Designation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality at the request of Yale and I-10 PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, LLC,  5401 LAWNDALE, LLC, & YALE MIDTOWN PARTNERS, LLC - DISTRICT C - COHEN


28.  ORDINANCE appropriating $6,852,500.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to LEM CONSTRUCTION CO., INC for Groundwater Facility/Repump Station Improvements - Package II; 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 A - STARDIG; F - LE and G - TRAVIS


31.  ORDINANCE No. 2018-0547, passed first reading July 11, 2018 ORDINANCE granting to HYDRO HAWK ENVIRONMENTAL, 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


32.  ORDINANCE No. 2018-0548, passed first reading July 11, 2018 ORDINANCE granting to NX4 INDUSTRIES, LLC dba NEXWASTE, 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


33.  ORDINANCE No. 2018-0549, passed first reading July 11, 2018 ORDINANCE granting to REGINALD R. HUNTER dba HUNTER FORCE PRESSURE WASHING SERVICE, a Texas Sole Proprietorship, 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


34.  ORDINANCE No. 2018-0550, passed first reading July 11, 2018 ORDINANCE granting to TEXAS COMMERCIAL PRESSURE WASHING, 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


35.  ORDINANCE No. 2018-0515, passed second reading July 11, 2018 ORDINANCE granting to FYNC, LLC dba TEXAS HYDRO-CLEAN, 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 - THIRD AND FINAL READING


36.  ORDINANCE No. 2018-0516, passed second reading July 11, 2018 ORDINANCE granting to M.I.S.T. RIVER, LLC dba BIN THERE DUMP THAT-HOUSTON, 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 - THIRD AND FINAL READING

Consideration of Matters Removed from the Consent Agenda (Part 2 of 3) »

5.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $10,957,995.51 and acceptance of work on contract with SER CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS, LLC for Rampart Street Area Drainage and Paving (Sub-Project 2) - 2.97% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT J - LASTER


6.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $2,517,129.33 and acceptance of work on contract with D.L. ELLIOTT ENTERPRISES, INC for Water Line Replacement in Langwood Area - 3.17% under the original contract amount  DISTRICTS A - STARDIG and C - COHEN


7.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works, reviewed and approved by the Joint Referral Committee, on request from Andrew Sikes of Andrew Lonnie Sikes, Inc., on behalf of Exxon Corporation 00076, declining the acceptance of, rejecting, and refusing the dedication of Garfield Street, Signet Street, Plummer Street, Stedman Street and Bennett Street, from the applicant’s western property line east ±175 feet, located in the Port Houston, N.S.B.B. Subdivision, out of the John Brown League Survey, Parcels SY18-025A through SY18-025E - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


8.  RESOLUTION expressing no objection to an application for non-competitive 4% federal tax credits for acquisition and rehabilitation of PARK YELLOWSTONE, an affordable housing community located near 3322 Yellowstone Boulevard in the City of Houston, Texas - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


11.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of a 10-foot-wide utility easement out of Unrestricted Reserve “A,” Block 1, of the Mesa Development Subdivision, situated in the Eli Noland Survey, Abstract No. 600, Houston, Harris County, Texas; abandoning the easement to Aliyah Property, LLC, in consideration of its payment to the City of $3,791.00 and other good and valuable consideration - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


12.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of four 14-foot-wide utility easements and two 10-foot-wide utility easements, all located within the Wayside Village Subdivision, Section 2, out of the Eli Noland Survey, Abstract No. 600, Houston, Harris County, Texas abandoning the easement to Woodmere Development Company, LTD., in consideration of its payment to the City of $10,457.00, and other good and valuable consideration - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


13.  ORDINANCE relating to the expansion of the capacity and mission of the Land Assemblage Redevelopment Authority ("LARA"), approving and authorizing the change of LARA's name to "Houston Land Bank" ("HLB"), an amendment to the Certificate of Formation of HLB and the amended and restated by laws of HLB


15.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to contract between the City of Houston and AIDS FOUNDATION HOUSTON, INC, to extend the term of the contract and add up to $1,278,210.00 in Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS Funds for the continuing administration and operation of three multi-unit residential facilities, along with the provision of supportive services


16.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing agreement between the City of Houston and AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD LLP for general Citywide Federal Lobbyist Services for the Office of Government Relations; establishing a maximum contract amount - 2 Years with one one-year option - $744,000.00 - General Fund


17.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing agreement between the City of Houston and AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD LLP for Federal Lobbyist Services for the Houston Airport System; establishing a maximum contract amount - 2 Years with one one-year option - $605,400.00 - Enterprise Fund


19.  ORDINANCE amending City of Houston Ordinance No.  2017-1009 relating to the rescheduling or postponement of certain City Council Meetings to postpone the meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 31, and Wednesday, August 1, 2018


22.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 18.542 acres of land to DOWDELL PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT, for inclusion in its district


23.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 109.508 acres of land to EMERALD FOREST UTILITY DISTRICT, for inclusion in its district


24.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 7.55 acres of land to FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 142, for inclusion in its district


25.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 108.190 acres of land to HARRIS-MONTGOMERY COUNTIES MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 386, for inclusion in its district; containing findings and other provisions related to the foregoing subject; and declaring an emergency


27.  ORDINANCE appropriating $739,050.00 out of the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund as an additional appropriation to Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and BINKLEY & BARFIELD, INC for the 69th Street Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements Packages 5 and 6 (as approved by Ordinance No. 2011-0759); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


29.  ORDINANCE appropriating $540,680.00 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF, awarding a contract to MAIN LANE INDUSTRIES, LTD.  for Mulford Street and Sidewalk 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, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Projects Construction DDSRF  DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


30.  ORDINANCE appropriating $15,497,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF and $1,423,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to SER CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS, LLC for Airline Drive Drainage and Paving SP 2 – Clark Road; 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 Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF and Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS

Matters Held »

37.  RECOMMENDATION from Chief Procurement Officer to adopt award to INDUSTRIAL TX CORP. for Replacement of Aeration Basin Ceramic Diffusers to Membrane Diffusers for Houston Public Works - $432,900.00 and contingencies for a total amount not to exceed $519,480.00 - Enterprise Fund - TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER DAVIS This was Item 11 on Agenda of July 11, 2018


38.  ORDINANCE altering and establishing prima facie speed limits in certain zones in the City of Houston; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; providing a repealer; containing a savings clause; providing for severability; declaring certain conduct to be unlawful and providing a penalty - TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER STARDIG This was Item 19 on Agenda of July 11, 2018


39.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and GOVERNMENTJOBS.COM, INC (dba NEOGOV) regarding an applicant tracking software for the Human Resources Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 1 year with two one-year options - $460,768.68 - Central Service Revolving Fund - TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER TRAVIS This was Item 22 on Agenda of July 11, 2018


MATTERS HELD - NUMBERING


MATTERS HELD - NUMBERS 37 through 39

Consideration of Matters Removed from the Consent Agenda (Part 3 of 3) »

16.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing agreement between the City of Houston and AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD LLP for general Citywide Federal Lobbyist Services for the Office of Government Relations; establishing a maximum contract amount - 2 Years with one one-year option - $744,000.00 - General Fund


17.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing agreement between the City of Houston and AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD LLP for Federal Lobbyist Services for the Houston Airport System; establishing a maximum contract amount - 2 Years with one one-year option - $605,400.00 - Enterprise Fund


25.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 108.190 acres of land to HARRIS-MONTGOMERY COUNTIES MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 386, for inclusion in its district; containing findings and other provisions related to the foregoing subject; and declaring an emergency

Non Consent - Matters to be Presented by Council Members »

MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS - Council Member Christie first
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