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


Council Member Gallegos


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

Public Speakers »

PUBLIC SPEAKERS


SP071817


RECESS

Reconvene »

RECONVENE


WEDNESDAY - July 19, 2017 - 9:00 A. M.

Miscellaneous (Part 1 of 2) »

MISCELLANEOUS (Part 1 of 2)

1.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the reappointment of the following individuals to the FALL CREEK MANAGEMENT DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Position Two   -  ENRIQUE MORALES, for a term to expire 6/1/2019 Position Four   -  JULES M. (JAY) MORRIS, JR., for a term to expire 6/1/2021 Position Five   -  CHARLIE GASPER, for a term to expire 6/1/2021 Position Six     -  A. TROY TURNER, for a term to expire 6/1/2021


2.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL MANAGEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1 (MEMORIAL CITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT) BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for a term to expire June 1, 2021: Position Seven   -  BEN PISKLAK, appointment Position Eight     -  CHARLES DE LACEY, reappointment Position Nine      -  SHON M. LINK, appointment Position Ten       -  THOMAS BEN GILLIS, reappointment


3.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment of the following individuals to the HOUSTON BARC FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Position Eighteen  -  ANNISE PARKER, for a term to expire 12/31/2018 Position Nineteen  -  KELLEY R. B. LANG, for a term to expire 12/31/2019


4.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the reappointment of the following individuals to the HOUSTON ZOO, INC BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for a term to expire June 30, 2020: Position One     -  JOSEPH C. DILG Position Two     -  KAT GALLAGHER Position Seven -  JILL JEWETT


5.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals as Municipal Court Judges for four year terms: SHERILYN DAVIS EDWARDS, reappointment MARGARET MUNOZ HARKINS, reappointment MIMI BERKOWITZ, reappointment KIMBERLY MAURA GAMBLE, reappointment ELAINE JEFFERSON, appointment


6.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the reappointment of the following as Municipal Court Associate Judges for two year terms: JOSEFINA M. RENDON          KATHRYN DIAZ GARCIA TRACIE J. JACKSON              NJERI MATHIS RUTLEDGE TOLA ORESUSI                       JOE VILLARREAL GERARDO S. MONTALVO

Mayor's Report »

MAYOR'S REPORT

26.  ORDINANCE approving, authorizing and awarding a Single Stream Recycling Agreement between the City of Houston and FOMENTO DE CONSTRUCCIONES Y CONTRATAS, INC d/b/a FCC SA for the Solid Waste Management Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 15 Years with one five-year option - $48,424,001.00 - General Fund

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 46


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 1 through 7


MISCELLANEOUS (Part 2 of 2)


7.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval to extend unpaid leave of absence for WELBERT TYLER, Utility Worker


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 8 through 11


ACCEPT WORK


9.  RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $1,342,421.00 and acceptance of work on contract with P^2MG, LLC dba P2MG, LLC for HPD - Parking Lot Expansion - South Gessner - 9.32% over the original contract amount and under the approved 10% contingency - DISTRICT K - GREEN


10.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $10,241,215.96 and acceptance of work on contract with INDUSTRIAL TX CORPORATION for East Water Purification Plant - Chemical Feed Systems Improvements Bid Package 1 - Plant 3 Improvements - 2.78% over the original contract amount and under 5% contingency amount - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


11.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $4,881,088.12 and acceptance of work on contract with TEXAS STERLING CONSTRUCTION CO., for Parker Road Bridge Widening over Hardy Toll Road   4.90% over the original contract amount - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and H - CISNEROS


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 16 through 46


ORDINANCES


19.  Omitted


22.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 26.06 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 449, for inclusion in its district


23.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 210.156 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 461, for inclusion in its district


24.  ORDINANCE establishing the north and south sides of the 7300-7400 blocks of Banyan 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 B - DAVIS


25.  ORDINANCE establishing the north and south sides of the 1500 block of Godwin 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 I - GALLEGOS


31.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to MEK INTERIORS & FLOORS LLC for Floor Covering Supplies and Installation Services for the Houston Police Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $1,011,835.50 - General Fund


32.  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 Houston Heights, John Brashear and Memorial Heights Paving and Drainage Project; authorizing the acquisition of fee simple or easement interest to nine parcels of land required for the project and situated in the John Austin Survey, Abstract No. 1, in Harris County, Texas, said parcels of land being located along the north lines of Washington Avenue, 2nd Street and Hosinger Street, and the west line of East Street, between Washington Avenue and IH-10, 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 nine parcels of land required for the project - DISTRICT C - COHEN


34.  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 108-inch water line along City easements from east of Bellows Falls Lane to Smith Road Project; authorizing the acquisition of fee simple title interest in or easement to two parcels of land required for the project and situated in the Ferdinand Bell 1/3 League Abstract No. 115, in 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 title interest in or easement to the two parcels of land required for the project - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


36.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance Number 2016-468 to include the acquisition of three additional parcels for the 108- inch water line from Vickery Drive to Milner Road Project and further finding and determining public convenience and necessity for the acquisition of such parcels by gift, dedication, purchase and if necessary the use of eminent domain - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


37.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,400,000.00 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF and approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and QUADRANT CONSULTANTS, INC for Kirkwood Paving and Drainage from Briar Forest to Westheimer Road; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by Metro Projects Construction DDSRF - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS


39.  ORDINANCE appropriating $529,300.00 out of Metro Construction - Other Fund and approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and ALLY GENERAL SOLUTIONS, LLC for Safe Sidewalk Program; providing funding for contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Construction - Other Fund


41.  ORDINANCE appropriating $375,000.00 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF and approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and ARKK ENGINEERS, LLC for Roadway Pavement Replacement FY 17 Contract 2; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Projects Construction DDSRF


42.  ORDINANCE appropriating $420,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund and approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and OMEGA ENGINEERS, INC for Force Main Renewal and Replacement - Gulf Freeway #2 Lift Station; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


43.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,393,050.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund and approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and IDS ENGINEERING GROUP, INC for Lift Station Renewal and Replacement; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICTS D - BOYKINS; E - MARTIN and K - GREEN


46.  ORDINANCE granting to SOUTHERN VACUUM, 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; and making certain findings related thereto - FIRST READING

Consideration of Matters Removed From Consent Agenda (Part 1 of 2) »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA (Part 1 of 2)

8.  RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $5,629,153.00 and acceptance of work on contract with TURNER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY for the Jungman Neighborhood Library Renovation for the Houston Library Department - 4.13% over the original Guaranteed Maximum Price and under the 5% contingency - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS


13.  AMEND MOTION #2016-418, 8/31/2016, TO INCREASE spending authority from $80,000.00 to $275,000.00 for Case Management Software Maintenance and Upgrade Services for the Legal Department, awarded to ADERANT NORTH AMERICA, INC - $195,000.00 - Property & Casualty and General Funds


14.  MILLER UNIFORMS & EMBLEMS, INC for purchase of Apparel Uniforms through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Texas Local Government Purchasing Cooperative (BuyBoard) for the Houston Police Department - $476,695.00 - General Fund


15.  RESOLUTION approving the issuance and sale by HOUSTON HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION of Multifamily Mortgage Revenue Note (Lakecrest Village Apartments) Series 2017 - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


16.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the City of Houston to submit the 2017 Annual Action Plan to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, including the following 2017 grant applications and budgets: 1) 43rd Program Year Community Development Block Grant in the amount of $22,348,270 (which amount includes $22,194,626 in CDBG Funds and $153,644 in projected program income); 2) Home Investment Partnerships Grant in the amount of $6,862,050 (which amount includes $6,767,107 in HOME Funds and $94,943 in projected program income); 3) Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS Grant in the amount of $9,731,610; and 4) Emergency Solutions Grant, formerly known as the Emergency Shelter Grants, in the amount of $1,993,229; to accept funds from the aforementioned grants, if awarded


17.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and HOUSTON HOUSING AUTHORITY to provide up to $2,164,065.50 in Home Investment Partnerships Funds and $234,071.21 in Community Development Block Grant Funds for the administration and operation of a Rapid Rehousing Financial Assistance Intermediary Program, including Tenant Based Rental Assistance and Housing Services


18.  ORDINANCE appropriating $4,000,000.00 from TIRZ Affordable Housing Funds; allocating such funds and approving third amendment, entitled “second amendment to first amended and restated Repair Agency Agreement (and related guidelines)”, to the contract between the City of Houston and REBUILDING TOGETHER HOUSTON for the Repair of Storm Damaged Roofs and Performance of Minor Critical Emergency Repairs to homes owned by qualified households, and related guidelines, to modify administrative and occupancy requirements and to increase the contract amount by the appropriated and allocated funds


20.  ORDINANCE relating to the issuance of taxicab permits; delaying the distribution of the existing 180 permits until 2018 and delaying the 2017 permit computation and issuance processes to 2018


21.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Settlement Agreement including terms for Water Pass-Through, Water Commitment, and Encroachment between the City of Houston, MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 8, MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 9, the CITY OF HUNTSVILLE, and the SAN JACINTO RIVER AUTHORITY


27.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and MILAM STREET AUTO STORAGE INC d/b/a FAST TOW d/b/a ZONE ONE AUTO STORAGE for Vehicle Towing and Storage Services for the Boot Program for the Administration and Regulatory Affairs Department, Parking Management Division - 3 years with two-one year options


28.  ORDINANCE approving first amendment to the Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS for purchase of Surveillance Cameras for Monitoring and Preventing Environmental Crimes (Approved by Ordinance No. 2015-0442); to increase the contract amount - $100,000.00 - General Fund - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and D - BOYKINS


30.  ORDINANCE amending City of Houston Ordinance No. 2013-713 to increase the maximum contract amount for agreement between the City of Houston and A.C.C.P., INC (Contract No. 4600012204) for Pick-Up, Removal and Disposal of Regulated USDA Garbage Services for the Houston Airport System - $377,384.16 - Enterprise Fund - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; E - MARTIN and I - GALLEGOS


33.  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 Lift Station Renewal and Replacement - MacGregor Way North No. 1, Westpark No. 1 and Magnet Lift Stations Project; authorizing the acquisition of fee simple or easement interest to parcels of land required for the project with six parcels situated in the B.H. Freeling Survey, Abstract No. 270 in Harris County, Texas and two parcels located in the Mayberry B. Gray Survey, Abstract No. 284 in 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 interests to the eight parcels of land required for the project - DISTRICTS C - COHEN and D - BOYKINS


35.  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 Easement Acquisitions for the 108-Inch Water Line from Milner Road to Aldine Westfield Project; authorizing the acquisition of fee simple or easement interest to six parcels of land required for the project and situated in the J. McGinnis Survey, Abstract No. 587 and the Malcolm McCauley Survey, Abstract No. 577, in  Harris County, Texas, said parcels of land being located along the north and south lines of Frank Road and Intercontinental Park Boulevard, between Intercontinental Place and Morales 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 six parcels of land required for the project - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


38.  ORDINANCE appropriating $650,000.00 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF and approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and EPIC TRANSPORTATION GROUP, LP for Citywide Traffic Signal Rebuild Package #12; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Projects Construction DDSRFF


40.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,134,126.00 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF and $2,646,294.00 out of Street & Traffic Control & Storm Drainage DDSRF; approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and DATA TRANSFER SOLUTIONS, LLC for Street Data Collection and Pavement Management Program Update; providing funding for construction of facilities financed by the Metro Projects Construction DDSRF and Street & Traffic Control & Storm Drainage DDSRF


44.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,909,590.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund and approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and NEEL-SCHAFFER, INC for Neighborhood Sewer System Improvements; providing funding for contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICTS G - TRAVIS and J - LASTER


45.  ORDINANCE appropriating $4,694,100.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to D.L. ELLIOTT ENTERPRISES, INC for Water Main Replacement in Memorial Woods Area; 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, CIP Cost Recovery, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG and G - TRAVIS

Non-Consent - Miscellaneous »

NON-CONSENT - MISCELLANEOUS

47.  MOTION TO SET A DATE not less than seven days from July 19, 2017, to receive nominations for appointments to Positions 4, 5, & 6 of the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER ONE (ST. GEORGE PLACE) for the remainder of the designated two-year term


48.  SET A PUBLIC HEARING DATE on the re-adoption of Article XII Chapter 32, Code of Ordinances, City of Houston, regarding Standards of Care for the Houston Parks & Recreation Department Youth Recreation Programs HEARING DATE - 9:00 A. M. - WEDNESDAY - AUGUST 2, 2017


49.  MOTION TO SET A DATE not less than seven days from July 19, 2017, to receive nominations for Position 11 of the HOUSTON MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES PENSION SYSTEM BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD

50.  MOTION by Council Member Knox/Seconded by Council Member Stardig to RECEIVE nominations for Position 10 of the HOUSTON MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES PENSION SYSTEM BOARD OF TRUSTEES DELAYED BY MOTION #2017-331, 6/28/17 This was Item 39 on Agenda of June 28, 2017


51.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing amendment to the Municipal Maintenance Agreement between the City of Houston and THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION for reimbursement of costs to the City for Mowing and Litter Clean-Up within certain State Highway underpasses TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER LASTER This was Item 15 on Agenda of July 5, 2017


52.  Consideration of proposed amendments to Item 53 below, submitted in writing on June 28, 2017 by Council Members Stardig, Martin, Travis, Green and Christie, as set forth in the attached Matrix DELAYED BY MOTION #2017-325, 6/28/17


53.  MOTION by Council Member Robinson/Seconded by Council Member Green to adopt recommendation from Director Finance Department to approve the Fiscal Year 2018-2022 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) and establish a charge of $75.00 plus postage for the adopted CIP documents and a charge of $5.00 plus postage for a CD version This item should only be considered after passage of Item 52 above This was Item 3 on Agenda of June 29, 2017

Consideration of Matters Removed From Consent Agenda (Part 2 of 2) »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA (Part 2 of 2)

12.  AMEND MOTION #2014-868, 9/24/2014, TO INCREASE spending authority from $572,146.00 to $715,182.50 for John Deere Tractor Replacement Parts and Repair Services for the Fleet Management Department, awarded to DOGGETT HEAVY MACHINERY SERVICES, LLC

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 Christie first
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